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Collection Analysis and Digital Preservation Fellow, National Transportation Library (NTL), Washington, D.C.

Join the National Transportation Library (NTL) and be offered an opportunity to gain hands-on learning and skills in collection analysis and digital preservation, relating to transportation. The Fellow will learn to use Tableau to create and analyze NTL Collections and create bibliometric dashboards. The Fellow will learn how to identify, evaluate, and process legacy content of historical significance for long term digital preservation. Content may include audio files, research datasets, reports, still images, and memos. The Fellow will learn to migrate formats as needed to preserve usefulness, apply metadata, and add to transportation collections in NTL's digital repository. 



The Fellow will also have the opportunity to collaborate with NTL staff on new projects and initiatives as they arise.
Under the guidance of a mentor, opportunities to gain skills and experience may include:

  • Operating a digital repository
  • Assessing records for duplication, metadata quality and adherence to NTL metadata policy
  • Creating finding aids
  • Collaborating with NTL Metadata Librarians on authority control projects, such as improving the integration of digital object identifiers into NTL systems
  • Participating in workflow assessment for web-archiving
  • Collaborating with NTL Digital Librarian and NTL Data Curator to develop a policy for transportation web content and identify best practices using Internet Archive's Archive-IT service
  • Assisting in furthering NTL's social media efforts to promote library resources and services
  • Cloud computing
  • Data dictionary and mediated submission application development

The selected candidate will receive a stipend as support for living and other expenses during this appointment. Stipend rates are determined by DOT officials and are based on the candidate's academic and professional background. The candidate may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses. This appointment is full-time (40 hours per week) for one year and may be extended in increments of one year, up to three years total, contingent upon project needs and funding availability.

 

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and DOT. The initial appointment is for 12 months but may be renewed upon recommendation of DOT and is contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive an annual stipend of approximately $65,000 commensurate with educational level and experience, in additional to a health insurance supplement of $4,800; professional development allowance of $2,500, and a relocation allowance of $2,000. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time in the Washington, DC area. Participants do not become employees of DOT, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.

Desired Appointment Start Date: June 1, 2019.

 

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USDOT-2019-0004.

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Associate Dean, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Wayne State University invites applications and nominations for the Associate Dean position in the School of Information Sciences (SIS). Reporting to the Dean of the School of Information Sciences and the Wayne State University Library System (ULS), this is a unique leadership opportunity for an experienced, nationally recognized leader to help grow the School and to provide oversight for its academic programs. It is also an exciting time at Wayne State University, which is Michigan's premier urban research university located in the Cultural Center and Midtown--the epicenter of Detroit's renaissance. Wayne State University has a strong urban commitment and has 29,000 full and part-time students.

The School of Information Sciences (SIS) is home to two master's degrees: a master's in Library and Information Science (LIS) that is fully accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); and a new master's in Information Management (IM). As a leader in online graduate programs in the country, the School is an exemplar of exceptional online instruction at Wayne State University. Faculty research and teaching span numerous specialties including: Health Informatics, Data Analytics, Archives, Human Computer Interaction, History of Libraries and Information, School Library Media, Public Library Services to Children and Young Adults, Data Curation and Web Architecture. The School is a member of the iSchools consortium with a large student enrollment of students from 37 states, four provinces of Canada among other countries such as Hong Kong and New Zealand. For more information about the School of Information Sciences, please visit our website at http://sis.wayne.edu.

Along with the Dean of ULS and the SIS faculty, the successful candidate will lead the School as we build on existing strengths and create an exciting, sustainable vision for the School's degree programs. The Associate Dean will influence library leadership as a member of the Dean's Leadership Council, build strong working relationships with campus departments, facilitate new collaborations, expand joint programs with other colleges, and develop entrepreneurial ideas that support services which benefit both units as well as the university.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Associate Dean oversees the management of the School, guides its strategic planning; seeks to enhance and manage its resources; provides leadership in outreach efforts; provides student services; fosters excellence in teaching and research; encourages interdisciplinary activities; and teaches one class per year in either fall or winter semesters. As part of overseeing the School's annual budget, the Associate Dean will operate under a new budget model termed responsibility centered management (RCM). The Associate Dean will pursue and encourage innovative use of technology in teaching and learning, increase campus-wide support for online teaching.



QUALIFICATIONS:

Based on the expected future directions for the School, the new Associate Dean should have:

  • Earned doctorate and extensive record of scholarly achievement in LIS/IS or a related field;
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing and generating research funding;
  • Evidence of excellent teaching skills; significant involvement in graduate education with qualifications for tenure at the rank of full or associate professor;
  • Recent administrative experience in an information school, library or information organization, preferably at a university level;
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance;
  • Ability to advance the School through fundraising;
  • Knowledge of higher education trends;
  • An appreciation for the service role of an urban institution;
  • Experience teaching in an online environment;
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and diversifying the faculty and the student body within the information professions;
  • Have demonstrated innovative thinking and creative ways to generate resources to support vision implementation through entrepreneurship and;
  • Have demonstrated outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, working in teams, and ability to work across organizational boundaries to achieve goals.

DESIRED knowledge and skills include:

  • Experience working in an urban environment or university and commitment to urban libraries;
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance;
  • Have demonstrated success at mentoring and promoting faculty;
  • Demonstrated success in working with alumni and donors to enhance programs and funding; and;
  • Demonstrated success working with student affairs and administrative services offices in the University.



THE CAMPUS AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES:

Wayne State University is located in the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center, the home of renowned museums, galleries and theaters, most within walking distance. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres of beautifully landscaped walkways and gathering spots, linking 100 education and research buildings. The University Library System includes Public Services, Shiffman Medical Library, Arthur Neef Law Library, Library Computing & Media Services, Office for Teaching & Learning, Collections & Scholarly Communications, UGE 1000, School of Information Sciences, Detroit Area Library Network (DALNET) and Library Administrative Services. For more information, please visit: http://www.lib.wayne.edu/

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary and rank to be determined commensurately with qualifications and experience. The university offers an array of outstanding benefits including dental and health care plan options, TIAA-CREF or Fidelity, tuition assistance for employees and family, relocation assistance and liberal vacation allowance.

 

APPLICATION:

Review of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 2019 and close Feb 15, 2019. Wayne State University's ON-LINE HIRING SYSTEM is where the application will need to be submitted including a complete resume or CV, letter of interest, and contact information for at least three professional references. Please visit the WSU jobs website to apply - posting number 044136. Please direct questions about the position to the chair of the SIS Associate Dean Search Committee, Dr. Kafi Kumasi at ak4901@wayne.edu.

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION are woven into our mission and our strategic plan. We value all people and understand that their unique experiences, talents and perspectives make us a stronger organization and better individuals. We strive to make this campus a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

OUR MISSION: We will create and advance knowledge, prepare a diverse student body to thrive, and positively impact local and global communities.
OUR VISION: We will be a pre-eminent, public, urban research university known for academic and research excellence, success across a diverse student body, and meaningful engagement in its urban community.

OUR VALUES: While our vision and mission show where we want to go, our values guide us on the way. They cut across organizational boundaries, bind us culturally, and permeate our strategic and tactical initiatives. They are the defining traits of the Wayne State community.

COLLABORATION: When we work together, drawing upon various talents and perspectives, we achieve better results.
INTEGRITY: We keep our word, live up to our commitments and are accountable to ourselves and each other.

INNOVATION: We are unafraid to try new things and learn by both failure and success.
EXCELLENCE: We strive for the highest quality outcomes in everything we do.

Learn more about what defines Wayne State and explore our 2016-21 strategic plan, Distinctively Wayne State University (https://strategicplan.wayne.edu/download/strategic-plan.pdf).

 



Please visit the WSU jobs website to apply - posting number 044136. 

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Open Rank Position in Human Information Information Behavior, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) -- the iSchool at the University of Missouri -- seeks to recruit an energetic, highly motivated scholar who will contribute to the research, teaching, and administrative missions of the school in the MLIS, PhD, and certificate programs. We seek a candidate whose work complements current faculty research strengths in library and information sciences, and learning technologies. The ideal candidate will bring a high potential for grant funding in the areas of Human Information Behavior -- specifically as it applies to professions such as journalism, medicine, nursing and engineering; Usability of Information Systems and Services, User Experience, and/or interdisciplinary information behaviors.

 

The successful candidate for this position will contribute to the department by:

  • Seeking and obtaining external funding through community and interdisciplinary engagement particularly in applying information behavior research to professional domains (e.g. journalism, medicine, nursing).
  • Engaging students and clients in usability and user experience research in the context of our Information Experience Laboratory (ielab.missouri.edu)
  • Successful teaching in online required and elective classes in a highly-ranked, ALA-Accredited MLIS program, the User Experience Certificate, and in face-to-face PhD program
  • Maintaining a vibrant and collaborative research agenda to strengthen our position as a member of the iCaucus and as a member of the American Association of Universities.
  • Seeking leadership roles in the School, College, University, and in relevant professional societies and organizations
  • Contributing to continuous improvement and accreditation efforts



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in information science or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for seeking external funding.
  • Applicants should have a record of research productivity and publication(s) in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals, and demonstrated success of teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach both foundational and a variety of elective courses in a curriculum aligned with American Library Association (ALA) accreditation Standards.
  • High caliber teaching in an online format
  • Research and / or teaching background in learning technologies and / or learning sciences.
  • Professional experience in libraries or other information organizations.
  • Senior level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service.

 

About the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies:

SISLT is one of five academic units within the College of Education. SISLT (sislt.missouri.edu) offers the Masters of Library and Information Science, Master of Science and Education Specialist degrees in Educational Technology, a Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies as well as several post-graduate certificates. SISLT faculty maintain active research programs across a spectrum of areas: librarianship and archives, scholarly publishing, digital humanities, metadata, information organization, digital libraries, information needs and uses, human-centered computing and user experience, learning analytics, designing games for learning, immersive technologies, and STEM education.



To Apply:

Apply on-line at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. (Job ID 28424) Upload (a) a letter of application in which you describe the position you are applying for and in detail your qualifications for the position, (b) research statement, (c) 2 sample scholarly artifacts, (d) evidence of experiences in seeking or generating external funding, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews) and (f) a diversity statement (professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts), (g) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Please direct any questions to Dr. Jenny Bossaller (bossallerj@missouri.edu), Chair of the Search Committee, 303 Townsend Hall, Columbia MO 65211. 

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: Women, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Dean's Office at 573-882-8524. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence

 

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Systems Librarian, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as a Systems Librarian. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Library Information Systems, the Systems Librarian is primarily responsible for the administration of all components and delivery of technical support for the library's library services platform/integrated library system. The successful candidate participates in departmental planning and projects, as well as the User Education and Liaison programs.  Serves on Library, University, regional and national committees as appropriate.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administers and configures the Library's integrated library system, comprised of system administration, security, users, profiles, policies, circulation, acquisitions, cataloging, serials management, and statistical data reporting.
  • Serves as primary technical liaison with ILS vendor, Ex Libris.
  • Troubleshoots hardware and software problems with Voyager and other library systems.
  • Provides technical support for the management of OCLC software and services.
  • Works collaboratively with the Resource Management/Library Information Systems Team to coordinate database maintenance, batch loading of records and interdepartmental projects.
  • Uses a variety of software tools to extract and manipulate data from various sources.
  • Develops and implements procedures to integrate various systems and serves on committees.
  • Participates in departmental and User Education programs.
  • Serves as a liaison to assigned departments in collection development activities.

 

Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent (by time of appointment)
  • A second graduate degree is required for tenure
  • Experience working with databases and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of a programming/scripting language.
  • Computer knowledge necessary to perform technical-support related tasks.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • At least one (1) year of professional experience working with library systems.
  • Second graduate degree.
  • System administration experience.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Invitation to apply:

Please click to apply - https://wpunj.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=304

 

Interested candidates will be prompted to:

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

 

Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

Review of application will begin immediately and continue until filled.

 

Please email talent@wpunj.edu with general questions related to this application process.

 

About William Paterson:

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

 

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

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Head of User Services/User Experience Librarian, California State University - San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

CSUSM is pleased to invite applications for the Head of User Services/User Experience Librarian in the University Library at the level of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian. This position is tenure-track. The CSUSM Library, one of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, supports the campus' mission to place the student as an active participant in the learning process. The Library works collaboratively with the campus community to provide a dynamic learning environment and experiences within and beyond the classroom as well as access to information needed to foster curiosity and scholarly inquiry.

The 200,000 square foot Kellogg Library has five floors that include more than 40 group study rooms and 300 computers, and is a gateway to more than 180 electronic databases and 550,000 books and e-books. We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to join our growing organization of over 50 skilled faculty librarians and staff members, who support teaching, learning, research and creative endeavors at one of the fastest-growing universities in the California State University System. The CSUSM Library's Strategic Plan, 2015-2020 can be found at https://biblio.csusm.edu/strategic-plan.



DUTIES

The University Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) seeks an innovative Head of User Services/User Experience (HoUS/UX) Librarian.

Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the HoUS/UX Librarian will provide leadership, guidance, and strategic direction to the User Services Department and foster a creative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment. As a unit head, the HoUS/UX Librarian will provide lead work direction for twelve User Services staff and support the work of the Engagement & Inclusion Librarian. The User Services Department comprises the functional areas of circulation, course reserves, user engagement and outreach, stacks management, and media, as well as multiple physical and online services. Other unit head responsibilities include serving on the Library's leadership team and facilitating communication and coordination with other departments in the Library.

The HoUS/UX Librarian will provide leadership in developing, evaluating, and implementing innovative, user-focused academic information/resource services for the University community as well as fostering an environment of responsive, welcoming services and spaces. While primarily a department head position, the incumbent will explore and contribute to the design of emerging user services technologies and develop forward-thinking approaches to the delivery of excellent public services in an organization committed to the teaching, learning, and the research endeavors of the University.

 Specific Duties

  • Serves as the head for the User Services Department. Provides lead work direction for User Services staff.
  • Supports the activities of the Engagement and Inclusion Librarian to provide outreach services and develop Library exhibits and events.
  • Makes recommendations to the Dean on department budget, staff, and facility needs.
  • Represents the User Services Department on the Library's leadership team.
  • Employs UX best practices and theory to provide leadership and vision in developing and improving innovative, user-centered Library-wide public services, spaces, policies, and procedures.
  • In collaboration with relevant Library stakeholders, provides leadership on issues surrounding access and use of print and electronic resources.
  • Provides interpretation and guidance for User Services staff on copyright legislation impacting higher education.
  • Pursues a strong research agenda within the field of academic librarianship or job-related field.
  • Actively participates in library, university and/or professional-level service commitments.
  • Other duties as assigned.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

ALA-accredited MLS or international equivalent. Demonstrated experience supervising or directing the work of staff. Demonstrated experience working in a user services or similar department in a library. Demonstrated success in leadership of a user services or similar unit within a library. Demonstrated success in collaborative work focused on developing user-centered services and/or processes. Demonstrated potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion under the Library's criteria for professional performance, scholarship and service. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Published and/or presented research related to user services/user experience in academic libraries. Participation in local, regional or national professional organizations. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in professional performance, research, and/or service.

Demonstrated experience and/or expertise in:

  • Working in an environment where both faculty and staff are unionized
  • Working with the Ex Libris integrated library system
  • Integrating library services into a campus learning management system
  • Developing both physical and virtual library spaces that center student learning
  • Applying user experience assessment theories and methodologies

Knowledge of:

  • Contemporary copyright issues, open access initiatives, and trends in scholarly communication
  • Current trends in media collections
  • Assistive technology and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) formatting and compliance



APPLICATION: 

Applications must include:

Submit application and direct any inquiries to:

USXLIB@csusm.edu 

A review of applications will commence January 14, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. 



The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. 

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit Faculty Opportunities for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

 

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Open Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured Position, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on Applied Technology and/or Data Science. We are seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Mobile App Development, Text Mining, Information Retrieval, Data Ethics, or User Experience Design. The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach one or more of the required courses for the bachelor's or master's programs in online and in person environments.

The successful applicant for this position will join the OU SLIS faculty in the education of undergraduate, master's and doctoral students in various capacities including teaching courses, supervising independent courses, advising, and serving on students' committees. The teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester. The faculty member will conduct scholarly research resulting in publications in peer reviewed journals, book chapters, edited books, books, and conference papers. Seeking opportunities for internal and external funding is also expected. Additionally, the candidate will be committed to engagement in service to the profession and in the shared governance within the university.

The position is based on the Norman campus and will begin August 16, 2019. The salary is competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further benefits information please access the Human Resources website at http://hr.ou.edu/.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma was established in 1929 and is situated within the College of Arts and Sciences. It has recently become an affiliate member of the iSchool consortium. The School has faculty in residence at both the Norman and Tulsa campuses, and faculty teach students at both locations, and online students in a variety of locations. The School has long-standing MLIS and bachelor's programs, along with a new Ph.D. in Information Studies and several new graduate certificate programs. The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement. It serves the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No. I research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. The University of Oklahoma's beautiful, bustling campus is nestled in the heart of Norman, the state's third largest city, located just south of Oklahoma City. Norman combines the charm of a college town, the sophistication of a cosmopolitan city and the history and culture of the American West. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the "Best Places to Live" rankings. With a cost of living close to 15 percent less than the national average, Norman is a very affordable city. In fall 2014, Time ranked Norman the "least expensive city to raise children." For more information visit: http://soonerway.ou.edu and http://www.ou.edu/flipbook.

Qualifications

Research

Successful candidates will:

  • Have a record of research and scholarship with current publications and a passion for developing innovative and cross-cutting research, publishing, participating in scholarly conferences, and pursuing external grant funding
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external faculty on cross-disciplinary projects
  • Show impact through external and internal grant funding, scholarly recognition through expected channels such as citations by other researchers as measured by bibliometrics/altmetrics, invited lectures and presentations, and through awards (best conference paper, association awards, etc.)

Teaching and Service

Successful candidates will be able to:

  • Teach required and elective Information Science, Data Science, and Technology (IS/DS/Tech) courses for the SLIS undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Develop new IS/DS/Tech courses to expand and strengthen the undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Help guide the continual improvement of current degree programs
  • Advise master's and Ph.D. students
  • Serve on department, college, and university committees
  • Be actively involved in local, national, and international scholarly/professional information and data science organizations
  • Pursue community engagement opportunities such as interacting with local industry/employers on service learning projects for students, internship placements, and promoting our students and graduates
  • Have interest and experience in the design and delivery of courses in a variety of formats including on-campus, interactive video, online, and blended.

 

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Required Qualifications

  • A doctorate in information studies, computer science, informatics, or a related field is required at the time of appointment
  • An active and productive research program
  • Experience with technology and/or data science tools and methods

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills in applied technology, information science, and/or data science tools and methods
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching that engages students in hands-on skill development
  • A sustained research program and a record of top-tier, peer-reviewed, or other high-impact scholarly publication
  • Experience with collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and a record of external funding
  • Leadership in research, instruction, and/or service

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted online via ByCommittee (https://apply.interfolio.com/58616) and should include a letter of application, a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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Data Services Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Data Services Librarian to develop robust research data-related services for UMB faculty, staff, and students.  This dynamic librarian will guide and expand the Library's efforts in data management planning, discovery and access of research data, data sharing and publication, and data visualization.  The Data Services Librarian will actively collaborate with faculty and staff within the HS/HSL and withpartners throughout the University.

This new position is a member of the Services Division, home to information services, research and education services, and bioinformation services. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director of Services. For more information about the HS/HSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop research services related to the discovery, management, analysis, and visualization of research data.
  • Identify software and tools supportingthe discovery, management, analysis, and visualization of research data.
  • Deliver expert one-on-one consultations to faculty, students, and staff supporting research data needs.
  • Develop and lead dynamic in-person and online instructional programming on data-related topics and tools.
  • Engage with University partners integrating research data services into administrative units and academic programs within UMB schools (dentistry, graduate school, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work). 
  • Promote research collaboration and data sharing by developing a marketing strategy and conducting outreach activities to grow the UMB Data Catalog, a searchable collection of records describing datasets.
  • Participate actively in committees within the HS/HSL, the University, and professional organizations.
  • Pursue research and professional development activities.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Background in working with qualitative and/or quantitative research data.
  • Experience with scientific programming (such as R, Python) and statistical software (such as SPSS and SAS).
  • Knowledge of data repositories and public data sets in the health sciences.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated service orientation and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

 

PREFERRED:

  • Certification in data science or advanced training in data handling.
  • Experience in a health sciences environment.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or D3.js.
  • Experience providing instruction to a range of audiences, including faculty and students.
  • Familiarity with the HIPAA privacy rule and federal human subjects research guidelines.

 

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating "I verify that my CV is current and accurate" - does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by January 31, 2019. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/DataLibrarian.  

 

MINIMUM SALARY: $55,000, commensurate with experience

 

BENEFITS:

Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

 

ENVIRONMENT: 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven's Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.

 

The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track-record of user-centered innovative services and programs.  Fifty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library.  Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs, and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation.  The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces. Through the HS/HSL's website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu), the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services.   The HS/HSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School.  The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine's Southeastern/Atlantic Region. 

 

The Library supports the 6,500 students, and over 7,300 faculty and staff members on UMB's 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark. UMB's professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/.

 

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

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Library Director, Ames Public Library, Ames, IA

Join Ames Public Library's team of passionate staff, engaged volunteers, and diverse partners in the heart of our vibrant community.

Ames Public Library's mission is to connect people to the world of ideas--in our recently-expanded building, on our Bookmobile, through outreach, and of course digitally.

We are looking for a director that understands the changing role of a modern public library, inspires creativity and innovation, supports the welcoming and inclusive environment that our community expects and celebrates, and nurtures connections with community partners and leaders.

 

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on February 11th.

Under the administrative direction of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees and in cooperation with city officials, the Library Director plans, directs, and coordinates all Library fiscal, operational and personnel activities to achieve the Library mission, goals and objectives within the context of community need and priorities; performs related work as required.


Specific Job Duties Include:

  • Plans, directs, coordinates, and assures the efficiency and effectiveness of all Library operations, facilities, services, collections and programs
  • Provides information, alternatives and recommendations regarding policy and service issues to the Library Board
  • Implements Board decisions
  • Develops protocol and procedures for Library operations, services, and programs
  • Develops and implements methods to measure community needs and Library effectiveness
  • Develops and implements short and long term strategic plans
  • Represents the Library in interactions with City administration, including active participation as a member of the City Manager's Executive Leadership Team
  • Prepares and presents reports to the City Manager and City Council

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups and the general public
  • Acts as liaison with a variety of local, regional and statewide organizations to develop collaborative relationships and promote the goals and objectives of the Library
  • Makes public presentations
  • Responds to public inquiries and complaints
  • Represents the Library in professional organizations and on local boards and committees

  • Directs the selection, training, performance review and discipline of Library employees
  • Develops Library staff as a strong team through leadership, mentoring and providing staff development opportunities
  • Communicates with staff to determine vision and operational needs

  • Directs the preparation, presentation, and administration of the Library budget and capital improvement plan
  • Directs the application for grants and county, state and federal funds to enhance Library programs
  • Ensures proper and efficient use of all Library funds
  • Serves as an ex-officio director and administration support for the board of the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation
  • Advocates for the Library's interests with governmental agencies at the county, state, and federal level
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations


Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include committing to continuous improvement, inspiring creativity and innovation, being customer driven, making data-driven decisions, championing employee involvement, striving for excellence, having fiscal stewardship, acting with honesty and integrity, exhibiting leadership, choosing a positive attitude, respecting one another, promoting safety and wellness, and cultivating teamwork. For leaders, this includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life. For all employees, this includes maintaining a Total City Perspective. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment.

 

                                                                                                                                         

Requirements:

     Education and Experience: Masters of Library Science degree from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association required. Must have seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public library management, including three years at the senior staff or management level.

     Licenses and Certificates: Public Library Certification by the State Library of Iowa (for further information, see www.statelibraryofiowa.org/ld/c-d/cert/director-certification/copy_of_table-layout-director-cert).


For more information about this opportunity, please visit www.AmesPublicLibrary.org/Director

                     

To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames/jobs/2285555/library-director

 

 

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Librarian II/Specialist II, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY

Founded in 1925 and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world's leading cultural institutions devoted to the collection, preservation, and study of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. The Schomburg Center, featuring diverse programming and collections spanning over 10 million items, has for over nine decades illuminated the richness of black history, arts, and experience worldwide. As a key part of one of the largest public library systems in the world, the Schomburg Center is committed to maximizing free and public access to its collections, exhibitions, educational activities, and much of its programming. 

 

The Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division enables researchers to work directly with original, rare, and unique source materials. Beginning with rare treasures from Arturo Alfonso Schomburg's personal holdings, the collection has grown since Arturo Schomburg's collection was acquired in 1926. Today, the Division holds more than 5,000 rare books, nearly 1,000 manuscript collections, and 15,000 pieces of sheet music and rare printed material, with more added annually.

 

The Librarian II/Specialist II is responsible for providing reference services in the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division and providing basic reference services and assisting with collection processing in the Art and Artifacts Division. The reference librarian interfaces with the public and the research community, performing an important public service function within the Schomburg Center and the field itself. The reference librarian will work 35 hours per week to be scheduled between Monday and Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm, and some evenings and weekends as required. Schedule is subject to change.

 

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting to Curator of Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books and working closely with the Curator of Art & Artifacts, the Reference Librarian will:

 

Public Services - Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division (80%)

  • Provide onsite reference and referral services, written and remote reference assistance, and subject expertise in the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division of the Schomburg Center 
  • Provide in-depth research assistance to users via one-on-one consultations
  • Participate in outreach activities such as class visits, group presentations, and donor and membership tours
  • Update and create content for Web pages, user guides and training materials
  • Maintain a personal program of continuous education and professional development
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Reference Service and Collection Processing - Art and Artifacts Division (20%)

  • Respond to basic reference inquiries
  • Log new accessions into the ephemeral and material culture collections
  • Maintain the Artist Files research resource

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in library, archival or information studies, or Master's degree in liberal arts or humanities and successful completion of archival training
  • Knowledge of African American, African and African diasporan history
  • Demonstrated experience providing reference service in a library or archival repository
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Successfully demonstrated initiative, accuracy, attention to detail, judgment, and ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated digital literacy skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of archival theory, practice, and national and international standards and best practices.
  • Advanced degree in any of the following: African American History/Studies/Literature, Africana Studies, or cultural studies

 

Physical Duties

  • Limited physical effort is required
  • Light lifting required, including shifting ofoversize folders and containers
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs. required
  • May require travel within NYC
  • Daily use of a computer
  • Pushing/pulling fully loaded book carts and racks

 

Starting Salary

USD $52,248.00/Yr.

Union / Non Union

Local 1930


To view the full position and apply, please click here. 

 

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Community Engagement Archivist/Librarian, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Community Engagement Archivist to initiate and carry out collaborations in the Greater Charlotte region that support the mission of Special Collections & University Archives to preserve and share Charlotte's diverse history. Our oral history and manuscript collection strengths include civil rights and LGBTQ+ history, neighborhood planning and urban development, education, politics, and motorsports.

 

Position Overview: 

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the job responsibilities and essential functions for library faculty should be interpreted in the context of the Library's strategic plan.

Library faculty engage in service to the University, community, and profession. We create physical and digital environments that encourage learning and innovation, build and preserve collections, support research, and advance scholarship. We provide access to and promote the discovery of information. We help our communities become proficient information users and lifelong learners. Library faculty serve current and future UNCCharlotte students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the Greater Charlotte and global community by sustaining the intellectual and creative life, and facilitating lifelong learning, discovery, and engagement.

Library faculty are expected to collaborate within the Library and beyond in the performance of professional duties that may include, but are not limited to: selecting, organizing, preserving, and facilitating access to materials; supporting teaching, learning, and research; providing outreach to the campus and community; and developing and maintaining digital and technological innovations.

Library faculty participate in scholarly research, creative endeavors, and professional activities to serve the Library, the University, and the information professions. Library faculty are strongly encouraged to pursue external funding for library-related initiatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Engages individuals, families, and organizations in the greater Charlotte region in efforts to preserve and share the region's diverse history through projects involving manuscripts, oral histories, and/or community archives.
  • Provides reference and instruction services in the Special Collections & University Archives reading room (10-12 hours/week).
  • Engages with faculty and colleagues to promote and support the inclusion of community archives and public history-related service-learning initiatives into the curriculum.
  • In collaboration with colleagues in the Library, plans events and conducts other outreach activities to raise community awareness of Special Collections and University Archives materials and services.
  • Assists with creating social media posts, community relations, and exhibits.
  • May contribute to arrangement, description, and/or digitization activities in the unit.
  • Engages in professional service and scholarship.
  • Participates in committees and faculty governance in the Library and on campus.
  • May supervise temporary staff and/or students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: 

The minimum academic credential required for applicants for faculty positions in Atkins Library is completion of a master's degree in the field of library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association by time of interview.

Graduation with master's degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.

     Preferred: 

  • Minimum one year of experience working in an archival or library setting (including internships, student and volunteer work, community archiving, etc.)
  • Commitment to continuous personal and professional improvement in cultural diversity competence.
  • Commitment to fostering an environment of mutual respect and inclusion in the community, reading room, classroom and workplace.
  • Ability to initiate and lead collaborations with diverse constituencies.
  • Familiarity with community archiving and oral history concepts, ethics, and practices.
  • Experience providing services to the public in a library, archives, retail, food service, nonprofit, government, or other setting.
  • Demonstrated interest in the history of culture and people of the South.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.


For more information and to apply: jobs.uncc.edu/postings/25353

 

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

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Reference Librarian Instructor, Highline College, Des Moines, WA

Highline College (located in Des Moines, Washington) is recruiting for a full-time, 9‑month tenure‑track Reference Librarian position (linkstarting fall quarter, September 17, 2019.  The reference librarian will provide research assistance and individualized instruction to students, faculty, staff, and the public. The reference librarian will collaborate with discipline faculty to teach information literacy to students in variety of classes across the curriculum including BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) classes. As a member of the reference department, the librarian will share responsibility for collection development.  The reference librarian will provide support to improve equity and student achievement, specifically to cohorts of underserved students. The reference department is instrumental in leading open educational resources (OER) use and expansion. The reference librarian is service oriented, requiring excellent social, communication, and collaboration skills.  


Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 20 minutes south of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 70% students of color, representing over 35 nations and more than 100 languages. It ranks fifth in the nation for racial and ethnic diversity for public colleges. The college embraces equity, inclusion, and social justice, with the core goals of Student Attainment, Diversity, Community Engagement, and Sustainability.



For a more detailed description of the position and qualifications, and to apply, please view the position at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highline/jobs/2298624/reference-librarian-instructor-tenure-track.

To ensure full consideration, please follow instructions carefully and fill out the online form completely including the supplemental question regarding diversity. 

Deadline to apply is February 8, 2019 at 4pm.

 

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Data Librarian and Assistant/Associate Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Data Librarian. This exciting new opportunity supports Western Michigan University's commitment to be a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by supporting campus efforts in three key areas: cultivating and participating in campus research collaborations, consulting with researchers, and delivering educational programming.

 

Responsibilities:

The Data Librarian will lead new library efforts to support the emerging data needs for a wide range of stakeholders, such as campus researchers, students, and the Office of the Vice President for Research. This new role will define the future of data services within WMU libraries, work to identify campus needs, and develop a new service portfolio to assist the campus community on how to better use, manage, communicate, and preserve data. The Librarian will develop new partnerships to increase the visibility and usability of data resources, support scholarly communications, and deliver instruction on best and emerging practices.

 

As a tenure track, fiscal-year (12 month) appointment, the Librarian will report to the Associate Dean for Resources and Digital Strategies and work as a team member in the Research Services Department. This innovative new area is responsible for the curation, preservation, and promotion of specialized collections, planning and executing digital projects, and providing research and educational services to support of specific program areas. The position will participate in library-wide activities and committees and may also supervise staff.

 

In support of the Libraries' commitment to professional development, the Librarian will enjoy many opportunities to develop a professional record. Travel funding will be provided, with support for presenting at conferences, publishing in professional publications, and developing leadership experience. 

 

Requirements:

A master's degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or an international equivalent as identified by ALA is required. Candidates with advanced graduate coursework or professional experience are encouraged to apply.


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications
Curriculum Vitae
List of References 

Please use the following link to view the full job description and apply. 

 

Visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs for further information regarding the position requirements and application procedures. Review of applications will begin February 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.



Location:

The position will be based on Western Michigan University's main campus in Kalamazoo, MI. The expected start date is summer 2019.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

Western Michigan University is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in the vibrant community of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Known as a center for innovative health sciences research and the home of two nationally-ranked institutions of higher learning--Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College--Kalamazoo enjoys being a center for higher education and the sixth largest metropolitan area in Michigan. Kalamazoo is home of the nationally recognized Kalamazoo Promise, where graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo offers a wealth of cultural and recreational activities, including numerous outdoor recreation activities, unique commerce and shopping, and numerous cultural organizations. For more information, please visit:https://wmich.edu/about/kalamazoo

 

Western Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, offers the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship for one graduate student each year. This fellowship provides a summer of work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing an archival career.

 

The 2019 Fellow will gain experience in both technical and public services. The Fellow will work under the guidance of Annalise Berdini, Digital Archivist, Amanda Ferrara, Public Services Project Archivist, and Valencia L. Johnson,  Project Archivist for Student Life. Projects for 2019 will include processing the Richard Holbrooke papers, collaborating with staff on digital processing projects, participating in the reference rotation, answering remote reference inquiries, with the potential for other projects such as assisting in the installation of a campus exhibit, and other duties as assigned. Previous fellows and their work are listed on our website.

 

The 10 to 12-week fellowship program provides a stipend of $950 per week. In addition, fellows are expected to attend the Society of American Archivists' annual conference in Austin, Texas in August; travel, registration, and hotel costs to conference will be reimbursed. The fellowship program is flexible in its start date: the fellow may start the program as early as May. The total length of the fellowship must equal at least 10 weeks but no more than 12 weeks, not including the travel week at the annual conference of the Society of American Archivists, and will conclude by the beginning of September.

 

Requirements: Successful completion of at least 12 graduate semester hours (or the equivalent) applied toward an advanced degree in archives, library or information management, American history, American studies, or museum studies; demonstrated interest in the archival profession; and good organizational and communication skills. Applicants within one year of completing their graduate degree are also eligible to apply. The Library highly encourages applicants from under-represented communities to apply. 

 

The Mudd Library houses the Princeton University Archives and a collection of 20th-century public policy papers. The more than 35,000 linear feet of archival and manuscript material are widely used by local, national, and international researchers. More than 2,000 visitors use the Mudd Library reading room each year and its staff field some 2,000 remote reference inquiries annually. For more information about the Mudd Manuscript Library visit: http://rbsc.princeton.edu/mudd

 

To apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation to mudd@princeton.edu. Any questions about the application process or position can be sent to the same email. 

 

Applications must be received by Monday, March 1, 2019 at 5 pm. Zoom interviews will be conducted with the top candidates and the successful candidate will be notified by April 5, 2019.

 

Please note: University housing will not be available to the successful candidate. Interested applicants should consider their housing options carefully and may wish to consult the TigerTrade, the online campus bulletin board or the Princeton University Off-campus Housing websitefor more information on this topic.

 

Princeton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

 

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Subject Librarian for Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Albany Libraries, Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the subject librarian for chemistry, physics, mathematics and statistics, computer science, and engineering. This position supports several programs within the College of Arts and Sciences and the new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned contingent on the successful candidate's qualifications and institutional needs. This position reports to the Director of Collections and requires travel between uptown and downtown campus locations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the subject liaison to the assigned departments and provides outreach to and support for faculty and students
  • Evaluates, maintains and develops library collections and manages subject acquisitions budgets
  • Participates in library projects and initiatives
  • Provides subject-related instruction and teaches workshops
  • Provides in-depth research consultation and support for scholarly communication services for faculty and students in the assigned subject areas
  • Collaborates with colleagues responsible for related disciplines to provide coverage for interdisciplinary subjects
  • Creates and maintains subject websites and research guides
  • Provides general reference services during assigned hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Research, publication, and service to the Libraries, University, and profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion.

 

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

 

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:

https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=106095

 

Application deadline: February 13, 2019

 

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

 

About the University at Albany:

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

 

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Assistant to the Executive Director, Sno-Isle Libraries, Marysville, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Assistant to the Executive Director

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $6,075.33 - $8,413.60 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15322

Closing Date: February 1, 2019


Job Summary:
Provides high level administrative support to the Library Executive Director, Board of Trustees, and Leadership Team. Incumbent operates in an environment characterized by involvement in broad system-wide issues and interaction with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on complex, confidential and sensitive matters. Performs a wide variety of administrative functions that affect District-wide issues which require the independent managing of multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines. Other tasks include the screening and prioritizing of communications from external and internal sources, developing internal and external contacts throughout the organization and communities, and maintaining the administrative processes and public records for the Library District and Library Capital Facility Areas.

Essential Functions:
Provides administrative support for the Executive Director to include calendar management, phone screening, both internal and external meeting scheduling, travel and conference arrangements, travel reimbursement preparation, correspondence and report preparation.

Provides administrative support for the Board of Trustees to include monthly Board meeting materials and agenda preparation, meeting minutes, record keeping, accuracy review of staff reports, distribution and mailing, incoming and outgoing correspondence, conference and travel arrangements, and expense report preparation.

Maintains positive relationships with community stakeholders, local government officials, and local library advisory boards and Friends groups.

May represent the Executive Director at meetings.

Provides Library District record maintenance to include the annexation agreements with cities, external contracts document log, central filing system, record retention, and information required for State audits.

Provides support for the Library District's Capital Facility Areas (LCFAs) to include the coordination with County officials to schedule meetings, preparation of meeting agendas, meeting minutes, resolutions, and essential documents, as well as record management and maintenance.

Works directly with attorney(s) to prepare official documents for LCFA governing bodies.

Provides grammatical and content editing of external and district-wide documents for Communications Director, Administrative Services Director, and other departments.

Prepares worksheets, tables, and makes statistical calculations for budget documents and other financial records.

Develops and maintains District-wide stakeholder contact database to include data gathering, analysis, and report preparation.

Initiates projects, research assignments, budget management, administration procedures and activities as well as the production and review of documents, reports, and financial information for the Executive Director as directed.

Ensures that stakeholder information is passed from or to the Executive Director accurately and in a timely manner and that those important decisions/actions are not delayed or mismanaged.

 

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Assistant Librarian (Electronic Resources Librarian), Utah State University, Logan, UT

Open Date: 12/18/2018 

Review Date: 01/17/2019 

Job Category: Faculty 

Department: Library & Information Services 

College/Unit: Library & Instructional Support 

Location: Logan Campus 

Posting Duration: Open Until Filled 

 

Position Summary:

This position manages the Libraries' collection of electronic resources and works collaboratively with stakeholders throughout the Library, University, and consortia as needed. The Libraries provide a combination of owned, subscribed, on-­demand, and Open Access materials through local and consortial arrangements. The Electronic Resources Librarian plays a key role in day-to-day operations by maintaining various points of access to these materials, including through local systems and vendor interfaces. This position provides leadership for navigating the complex, ever­changing role of electronic resources and communicating those changes to the institution. A paraprofessional dedicated to electronic resources supports the work of this position as do a number of collegial and collaborative cross-functional committees. The position reports to the Head of Collection Management & Resource Sharing and is a tenure-track Assistant Librarian position with a scholarship requirement and generous support for presenting at professional conferences.  The Electronic Resources Librarian is a 12-month position with an anticipated start date of May/June 2019.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the acquisition and management of electronic resources
  • Collaborates with the Collection Development Librarian and department liaisons to assess and coordinate renewals and selection of new resources
  • Provides top-level support for e-­resource troubleshooting and ensures ongoing usability and accessibility
  • Promotes the Libraries' resources and provides trainings to Library employees
  • Manages administrative metadata in local and third­-party systems and knowledgebases (Innovative ERM, Encore Duet, Serials Solutions, etc.)
  • Negotiates and tracks licenses
  • Assists in budget projections
  • Works scheduled hours at the Research Help Desk

 

Dept/College Highlights:

Utah State University is a multi-campus land-grant institution serving a student population of 29,000. The main campus is situated in the beautiful Cache Valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City and offers an affordable cost of living.  USU is just minutes from two mountain ranges and within a half-day's drive of six national parks, providing a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. The University benefits from the Merrill-Cazier Library, a beautiful, recently constructed building with an automatic retrieval system, allowing for creative and student-centered uses of space. 

Utah State University offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental with a 14.2% retirement contribution by the University, and 22 days/year vacation.

 

Qualifications:

     Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-­accredited MLS degree before hire date
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and report data
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an academic or research library
  • Demonstrated technical-support skills
  • Familiarity with current issues in electronic resources
  • Experience training or teaching
  • Familiarity with technical standards and formats relevant to electronic resources such as SUSHI, OpenURL, and COUNTER, link resolvers, proxy authentication, and discovery platforms
  • Experience working with integrated library systems, such as Innovative Interface's library system Sierra
  • Familiarity with or experience administering an electronic resources management system (ERMS)

 

Opportunity Type: Full-Time w/benefits package 

Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100 

Advertised Salary:

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

Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

 

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

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National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship is a one-year residency program for recent library science graduates interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. The program combines curriculum and project work and is located at the National Library of Medicine on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

The Associate Fellowship provides knowledge and skills in project work ranging from:

  • Fundamentals of data science, and projects in data wrangling, data analysis, data visualization, programming, and data policy
  • Creation of online tutorials and educational videos, conducting user needs assessments
  • Development of an in-depth understanding of the development, production, implementation of NLM product and services


The Associate Fellowship offers opportunities for professional development through:

  • Participation in lectures, exercises, conferences, short and extended visits to other health sciences libraries
  • Workshops on work style, resume review, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Mentorship from a program coordinator and NLM staff who serve as preceptors


The participant will receive an annual stipend of $56,233; additional $6,000 supplement for health insurance; relocation funding; and travel and training support to attend conferences.

Qualifications:

  •  Master's degree in an ALA-accredited library/information science program, earned by August of the year of appointment or within the previous two years. (Undergraduate degree can be in any major.)
  • Opportunity open to U.S. and Canadian citizens only. Note: Canadians with ALA-accredited Master's degrees should use the same application process as U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens will receive first preference.
  • Work experience in a library or health sciences environment.


For a full description of this opportunity and to submit your application, visit https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NIH-NLM-2018-01

 

Application Deadline: January 25, 2019, 11:59 PM ET

For additional information about the program, see the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows web site: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/training/associate/proginfo.html


If you have any questions, please send an email to nihprograms@orau.org

 

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

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collection Services Manager


Location: Service Center
Pay Range: $8,892.00 - $12,493.87 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15159

This position will remain open until sufficient qualified applicants are received. To ensure first consideration, please submit your online application by January 13, 2019.

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional who is an innovative thinker and a strong communicator for the position of Collection Services Manager. This position will provide leadership and support to the Collection Services staff to ensure that the quality and timeliness of collection services align with the Library's strategic priorities.

Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county library district in the beautiful north Puget Sound region of Washington State. District boundaries stretch from rugged timberlands to suburban centers, from rolling farmlands to the ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries is home to a 1.2 million-item collection, serving more than 750,000 residents through 23 community libraries, a bookmobile, outreach services, and our website at www.sno-isle.org.

Job Summary
Direct the system-wide service for developing library collections by overseeing the selection, ordering, and cataloging of library materials and resources to assure that the collection meets the intellectual, recreational and learning needs of the geographically diverse communities served by the Library District.

The position is accountable for assuring the fiscal soundness of the materials budget and the Collection Services unit. The position also serves as consultant to all district librarians and staff responsible for the maintenance, promotion, display, and organization of the Library District's collection. The position also provides expert advice and assistance to staff who manage collection-related enterprise systems.

Essential Functions
Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Library District's materials selection and collection development service. This includes: directing and performing district-wide community needs analysis and collection assessments; supervising selectors' work to ensure that sound selection decisions are made; coordinating the development of collections for new or expanded library buildings; assisting and advising on the development of policies for selection of materials; guiding library staff on maintenance, assessment, and organization of local collections.

Provide effective leadership and direction including establishing, encouraging, and monitoring expectations for all Collection Services staff to assure excellence in the quality and timeliness of collection services that support the Library's mission, vision, and strategic priorities. This includes: interviewing, selecting, and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to assure optimum service levels and uses of staff skills and abilities; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training to enhance their capabilities and to enhance quality of service; and applying Library District personnel policies and procedures.

Assure the sound stewardship of budget resources for Collection Services, including working with the Director of Technical Services to develop and manage the annual materials budgets. Oversee all Collection Services budgets including the reconciliation of budget expenditure reports with the general ledger, and initiating corrective action as needed.

Analyze and evaluate department workflows and adjust priorities for staff to maximize operational efficiencies. Align priorities and work plans with the Library's strategic focus.

Respond to internal and external customers regarding collection inquiries, concerns, and Requests for Reconsideration of Library Materials.

Support the Library District by acting as a strategic Collection Services resource for community libraries staff. This includes: overseeing effective data analysis on collection size and use, using statistical tools provided by the Library District, providing training and coaching for staff to develop, maintain, and market attractive and well-used collections, and consulting with library staff on the evaluation and internal organization of and space planning for collections in new and existing community libraries.

Represent the Library with stakeholders, such as Library Boards, Friends, and other groups, as well as vendors and other library organizations about collection Services.

Senior IT Support Technician


Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $35.05 - $48.54 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15173

Closing Date: January 13, 2019

Job Summary
The Senior IT Support Technician is a lead position that is responsible for providing customer-focused, expert-level support for the operation and functionality of end user hardware, software and connectivity throughout the Library organization.

The Senior IT Support Technician provides leadership to front-line support staff in the diagnosis and assignment of technology requests and leads projects and staff in the implementation and support of desktop technologies to support the Library's core service of providing access to computers and connectivity.

Essential Functions
Manage field technician schedules, lead the development of FAQs and instructional guides for the systems and hardware the support team is responsible for, and provide periodic training in areas such as Information Technology Service Management (ITSM), endpoint support, and application navigation.

Receive and process requests for technology support services leveraging Sno-Isle Library's ITSM tool. This includes determining the urgency of service requests and incidents for continuity of customer service, suggesting actions to users to overcome technical problems, and diagnosing the issue for assignment to appropriate staff. Work closely with other IT staff as needed to gather information to respond, track and follow-up on requests to ensure that issues are resolved.

Establish and lead desktop support process analysis and develop strategies for continuous improvement. Develop and make recommendations to the IT Managers on procedures and standards related to desktop usage and support processes.

Oversee the development and initialization of change requests made to the Change Advisory Board (CAB) regarding desktop support services.

Lead and collaborate with other staff to create and maintain a knowledge base repository which provides a collection of information that can be used to resolve customer requests.

Image, repair, install and provide technical support for staff and public networked computer hardware and software including printers and other associated peripherals.

Perform advanced systems diagnosis to determine issues and maintain all supported systems located in Libraries. This includes leveraging critical thinking skills to determine the correct course of action for each unique situations set of circumstances.

Provide after-hours support to library staff, as assigned. This may include performing after-hours work on site, remotely or by utilizing support contracts and coordinating repairs with vendors as needed.

Coordinate the third party repair of equipment, such as arranging for on-site or shipment of equipment to repair facility and coordinating with Administrative Services for the accounting and processing of payment, as directed by IT Enterprise Systems Manager.

Ensure the proper disposal of surplus equipment. Perform pre-disposal processes to wipe data from hard drives, remove usable items from equipment, arrange for disposal with third party recycler, provide appropriate documentation to Administrative Services and reflect changes in equipment inventory database.

Collaborate with Network and Server teams to perform routine, on-site maintenance and recovery tasks for networking and server equipment located in community libraries. This position may also be leveraged as "remote hands" in cases of emergency.

Librarian - PERS Eligible


Location: Granite Falls
Pay Range: $5,425.33 - $7,486.27 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15176

Closing Date: January 11, 2019

This exciting new opportunity is for someone who is passionate about community engagement, enjoys public speaking and is able to effectively collaborate with a variety of library and school district staff to ensure the success of students.

The person selected will represent Sno-Isle in the Granite Falls and Lake Stevens communities with a focus on outreach to support student success and developing community partnerships to support strategic priorities, including increasing kindergarten readiness. Being a resource for staff regarding intellectual freedom issues, information services, collection maintenance, readers' advisory and strategic priorities is vital to this position. The librarian will maintain a high level of professionalism and accountability. The ideal candidate will be self-directing and comfortable holding a leadership role in special programming opportunities and community partnerships in alignment with strategic priorities under the direction of district and library managers.

This position will be supervised at the Granite Falls library but will work at both the Granite Falls library and the Lake Stevens library.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.

Page *Continuous* Job 12201


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

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

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

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

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

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

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

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

Metadata Librarian (Knowledge Analyst)- R&S-21251

Primary Location: DC-Washington

Employee Status: Regular

Overtime Status: Exempt

Job Type: Standard

Travel: No

Shift: Day Job

Years of Experience Required: 1

Education Required: Master's or Equivalent Exp.

Relocation Provided: Yes

Salary Grade Low: 24

Salary Grade High: 25

Posting Date: Dec 3, 2018

 

Position Description

The Knowledge Analyst participates in technical operations in the area of data and information acquisition, management, analysis or dissemination. The analyst provides analytical support to economists and other professionals at the Board and in the System. The support includes research and data services, information analysis, and contributions to the design and maintenance of metadata and knowledge management solutions.

 

Position Requirements

The Research Library at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is seeking an experienced Metadata Librarian (within the Knowledge Analyst job family). 

The Federal Reserve Board is the central bank of the United States, and its mission is to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. As a Federal Reserve staff member, you will play an important role in accomplishing this mission. The Research Library, with a full-time staff of 16 librarians and 2 technicians, offers a full array of desktop and customized library services to the approximately 2,700 staff members at the Board.

The Metadata Librarian leads efforts to manage metadata necessary for the discovery, access, and stewardship of varied information collections and data resources that support the Federal Reserve Board's mission. The librarian is responsible for the creation and management of descriptive metadata in multiple databases for diverse materials, including traditional print, serials, online resources, and datasets. As the subject matter expert, the incumbent will apply their in-depth knowledge of relevant standards, rules, and best practices to the creation, analysis, enrichment, normalization, and maintenance of metadata. The librarian will also use their metadata expertise to aid in collaborative, team-based efforts in the Research Library and throughout the Board to develop innovative discovery tools, further workflow automation, enrich the Board's Subject Taxonomy, and enhance the institutional repository of Board research. 

The responsibilities and duties will include: 

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

 

Qualifications

Required:

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

Desired: 

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

To view the full description and apply, please click here.

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

 

 

**This federal agency is self-funded, so it is never affected by government shutdowns. 

 

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Research Archivist I, Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, LA

The Amistad Research Center, a non-profit independent archives specializing in the ethnic history of the United States and related topics, invites applicants for the full-time position of Reference Archivist I. This is a professional position reporting to the Head of Research Services. The Reference Archivist will work with Center staff to support the reference needs of the Center's constituency, staff and monitor the Center's reading room, and assist the unit head in developing instruction and outreach strategies and collaborations with relevant initiatives and programs.

This position works closely with Center administration and staff to provide quality service to a diverse constituency of researchers, including scholarly researchers, K-12 educators and students, media and filmmakers, and the general public. Advocacy for the Center and its mission is fundamental to this position.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide in-depth reference service onsite and remotely to meet the needs of a wide range of researchers
  • Retrieve and re-shelve library and archival collections
  • Monitor handling and use of collections according to professional policies
  • Manage requests for offsite collections
  • Participate in instruction sessions on the use of Amistad Research Center and its collections for visiting groups
  • Assist with social media and newsletter preparation, as well as publicity efforts and coordination of Center's blog
  • Assist in preparation of grant proposals and participate in fundraising activities
  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students, interns, and volunteers
  • Participate in the development and creation of digital initiatives
  • Suggest additions, updates, and improvements to Amistad Research Center website

 

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science school or equivalent accredited degree, OR a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences, and at least one year of related experience.
  • Formal training in archival/special collections theory and practice
  • Familiarity with archival and special collections standards and best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library content management systems, such as ArchivesSpace
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of American racial and ethnic history and broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic degrees, training, or experience

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience processing archival collections
  • Understanding of current metadata and descriptive standards such as DACS, EAD, LCSH, and Dublin Core
  • Familiarity with digital imaging technology
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds with or without accommodation
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities


The listing of the position duties/responsibilities is not necessarily inclusive for this position. Omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are considered a logical assignment to the position.

Salary and benefits: 
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a healthcare plan, participation in retirement plan, and a paid time off plan.

Application instructions:
To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume and contact information for three references to: Christopher Harter, Deputy Director, Amistad Research Center, via e-mail at charter@tulane.edu. Subject line should read: Reference Archivist Application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected. First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by November 30, 2018.

About the Amistad Research Center:

The Amistad Research Center was established in 1966 on the campus of Fisk University, one of several Historically Black Colleges and Universities founded by the American Missionary Association (AMA). Dedicated from its beginnings as the first archives documenting the modern Civil Rights Movement, the Center continued to expand and now is located on the campus of Tulane University in New Orleans as an independent, non-profit repository. Today, the Amistad Research Center is recognized as the nation's largest independent collection of original documents related to the racial and ethnic history of the United States, race relations, and civil rights.

Amistad Research Center is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Dean, iSchool at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Founded in 1870, Syracuse University is a private, coeducational, research institution in the heart of central New York, where students choose from more than 200 majors, 100 minors, and 200 advanced degree programs. Syracuse is a university of national stature and international opportunity, known for its professional programs, investment in research and innovation, and school spirit.

The School of Information Studies - known as the iSchool - at Syracuse is a globally recognized leader in advancing knowledge and developing creative, thoughtful, and technically capable leaders in the information field. The mission of the iSchool is to expand human capabilities by connecting people, information and technology. The faculty and staff of the iSchool are committed to preparing students to become leaders in the information field and using information to solve problems faced by individuals and organizations. Together, the faculty, staff and students of the iSchool impact research and the information profession through scholarship, rigorous education opportunities and commitment to service that advances science, improves professional practice and contributes to society.

 

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will collaborate with the 12 deans of the other schools and colleges and with senior leadership of the University. The Dean will oversee 50 tenure-track faculty members, professors of practice and teaching faculty, and a staff of 50 and will be responsible for an operating budget of $62 million.

The next Dean will lead the iSchool at a time when its disciplines are in increasingly high demand by undergraduate, professional and graduate students. The Dean will have the opportunity to capitalize on this exciting information age by focusing on fostering academic excellence, advancing the research agenda, building institutional capacity, and raising visibility and resources. The Dean will be a leader in the field of information with the academic and/or professional experience needed to lead one of the top schools in its field during a time of rapid progress in the iSchool's disciplinary areas of expertise.

 

More details available at: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/78186

 

Inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest should be sent to: SyracuseiSchool@russellreynolds.com.

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Data and Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Washington - Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Title:              Data and Digital Scholarship Librarian

Location:      University of Washington, Tacoma Library

 

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the following link: apply.interfolio.com/57970

The Libraries

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

 

UW Tacoma Library

The UW Tacoma Library engages in the full spectrum of scholarly and teaching activities for the University of Washington Tacoma campus. As such, the UW Tacoma Library plays an essential role in the learning, teaching, research, and community partnership work of the University through access, collections, consultations, digital scholarship support, events, instruction, reference, service, and technology. UW Tacoma librarians work in a matrixed model in which all librarians carry responsibility for a single area of library work, but also contribute to all areas of library. The UW Tacoma Library aspires to be a catalyst for UW Tacoma, with agile and innovative approaches to meeting the changing needs of our students, faculty, and community.

 

UW Tacoma

One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. Our campus provides a unique environment for the development of creative teaching, research and community collaborations. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.

 

The Position

Under the general direction of the Associate Director, the Data and Digital Scholarship (DDS) Librarian will contribute significantly to the emerging digital scholarship program at UW Tacoma and develops data services as an essential aspect of the campus's research enterprise. As a key member of the UW Tacoma LIbrary, the DDS Librarian increases the visibility and usability of digital scholarship and data resources through research consultations, workshops and course-integrated instruction, online research guides, and outreach efforts.

This position encourages a culture of digital scholarship at UW Tacoma and the UW Libraries through by leveraging tri-campus efforts to support digital scholarship and data services in support of UW Tacoma's teaching and research mission.

 

Serving as a liaison to the Urban Studies Program and the Milgard School of Business, the DDS Librarian will have unique opportunities to embed into the activities of these programs and apply digital scholarship practices in support of the urban-serving mission of UW Tacoma. Areas of potential growth and outreach include geospatial technology, digital community archiving, community-engaged scholarship, data analytics, among others.

 

In addition to the above, all UW Tacoma Librarians participate in the full range of reference and instruction services to University of Washington Tacoma students, faculty and staff. Librarians plan, deliver, and assess research support and instruction for diverse students, faculty, and staff whose primary areas of study, teaching, and research fall within the librarian's academic subject and program responsibilities. Responsibilities include developing innovative approaches to research assistance tailored to the user populations, collection development and delivery of services in an environment committed to electronic resources and access.

 

This is a full-time, 12-month position.

 

Responsibilities

● Collaborates with faculty engaged in emerging forms of scholarship, supporting all stages of the research lifecycle, from research design to audience engagement.

● Promotes digital scholarship, data services, open access, and emerging research practices on the UW Tacoma campus through consultations, trainings, workshops, online tutorials, and other outreach methods.

● Participates in the planning and implementation of digital repositories that serve campus and university-wide needs, focusing in particular on how to best leverage these tools to support scholarly communication.
Develops and supports campus-based digital collections hosted in digital repository systems and other platforms used by the UW Tacoma academic community.

● Consults one-on-one and offers workshops to faculty and student groups about data, including GIS and Geospatial Technologies.

● Consults with faculty seeking to implement community-engaged research methodologies into courses that leverage digital technologies to connect with public audiences.

● Serves as a subject librarian for Urban Studies and the Milgard School of Business, performing regular instruction, reference, and outreach services as articulated in the UW Tacoma Subject Librarian Guidelines.
Represents the Library on campus and UW Libraries committees focused on repository services, research, and data practices.

● Participates in coordination and implementation of the library website, LibGuides, and the campus institutional repository.

● Participates in outreach opportunities with the UW Tacoma community.

● Makes recommendations for and assists in formulation of library policies, and contributes to the development of library services responsive to the needs of the campus curriculum and users.

● Provides reference assistance and referral to University of Washington Tacoma Library resources and, when necessary, to other resources including University Libraries, and regional academic and community libraries. Shares in providing instruction and reference services. Work schedule may include evenings and weekends.

 

Qualifications

Required

● Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.

● Coursework or demonstrated experience with digital scholarship, digital humanities, open scholarship, data curation, and/or altmetrics.

● Experience providing consulting services and/or training faculty, or others, in positions of authority.

● Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.

● Coursework or demonstrated experience with reference and instruction.

● Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

● High level of energy, creativity, and flexibility; ability to foster collaborative relationships within and across administrative lines.

● Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment with a broad range of people from culturally diverse backgrounds including colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

● Ability to manage workload, priorities and deadlines and achieve timeline goals.

 

Preferred

● Experience serving diverse and underrepresented student populations.

● Academic background in urban studies and/or business.

● Coursework or demonstrated experience with GIS data and/or other geospatial technologies.

● Experience with scripting languages for quantitative data analysis, such as R or Python.

● Demonstrated interest in research, publication, or professional contributions.

  

Salary

$51,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

 

Rank

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

 

Benefits

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

 

Application Instructions

Apply here: apply.interfolio.com/57970

 

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

· Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)

· Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)

· List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

Application Deadline
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than Monday, March 18, 2019.

 

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

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

 

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).

 

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Research Specialist, Issacson, Miller (IM), Multiple Locations

Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Locations

Isaacson, Miller (IM), the largest executive search firm dedicated to serving the leadership recruitment needs of the higher education and civic sector, seeks a Research Specialist to identify talent and evaluate future leaders. The role requires keen intellect and fervent analysis to investigate deeply and efficiently. This position will serve a critical role in the search process, sourcing candidates online through in-depth research and conducting in-depth screening of public records information. This is a unique opportunity for a curious, motivated individual.

 

Job Description

The Research Specialist will be an intellectually curious, detail-oriented, and motivated individual with outstanding communication skills they will use to provide consistently excellent research support to search teams. This individual will be a collaborative team member and engaged learner.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work as part of a team to lead research strategy discussions and provide targeted research.
  • Support several search teams and searches simultaneously at various stages of the search, with research projects that include but are not limited to:
    • Institutional and market research: Provide background on the institution or field
    • Networking and candidate research: Build  lists of names or organizations and  research past searches and candidate pools using online databases and our internal database
    • Oppositional candidate research: Research and organize oppositional research on candidates using news databases and Google
  • Work with the Knowledge Management & Search Services staff across IM offices to collect and organize research for centralized accessibility of all research materials

  • Participate in research team meetings and projects; coordinate workload with other Research Specialists and draw on each other's help when they reach capacity.

 

Key Qualifications

  • Background: Bachelor's degree with two to three years of translatable, professional experience; non-profit or higher education experience is a plus.
  • Project management: Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks for multiple professionals simultaneously and independently, delivering high quality work within established timelines.
  • Communication: Ability to listen well, and to write and speak clearly and concisely. Respond promptly. Proactively update search teams on project progress.
  • Curiosity: Motivated to understand the context and goals for research assignments; engages internal partners in dialogue about research projects,including deadlines and project status.
  • Independent and team-based approach: Enjoys heads-down, independent work in addition to collaborative engagement with both the search team and fellow researchers.
  • Technical ability: Familiarity with search engines, web browsers, databases, and common office software. Willingness to discover, master, and teach new tools, sources, and techniques. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Attention to detail: Proficient with accurate data entry. Ability to contribute to and follow research protocols, where applicable.
  • Flexibility: Ability to recognize and accommodate varied approaches to and expectations of research. Ability to tailor communications to each recipient.
  • Self-motivation: Self-directed and able to work independently. Ability to recognize and articulate problems and propose creative solutions.
  • Mission: A clear commitment to Isaacson, Miller's mission.

 

Issacson, Miller (IM)

Isaacson, Miller was founded in 1982, and is committed to strengthening and diversifying leadership in the civic sector. Staff members share a fundamental dedication to the missions of the firm's clients. Inclusion of diverse voices enhances creativity, expands ways of learning and thinking, and challenges individuals to be open-minded. It is also a foundational element in building a just and equitable society. Beyond these stated values, IM is unusual among large search firms for its consistent and statistically significant track record of success in recruiting candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to key leadership positions throughout the country. Since its founding in 1982, 23 percent of the successful candidates in its searches have beenpeople of color and 43 percent have been women.

IM nurtures a culture of learning and experimentation in a context of warm collegiality, team spirit, shared values and mission commitment, and a sense ofthe whole being much greater than the sum of the parts.

This dedication to mission and general esprit de corps attract a remarkably diverse and talented staff. The Boston Globe has included IM in its list of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts.

 

To Apply

Application materials, including resume and cover letter, should be submitted in confidence at:

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/63353/Isaacson-Miller-Inc/Research-Specialist.

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Public Services and Engagement Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Public Services and Engagement Librarian

Open Rank Faculty University Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

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

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library seeks a dynamic and collaborative librarian to serve as the Public Services and Engagement Librarian for the Library's Life Sciences Division.  The Life Sciences Division is connected to a variety of units across campus, including the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES); the College of Veterinary Medicine; the School of Integrative Biology; the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology; the Department of Landscape Architecture; the Department of Urban and Regional Planning; the Prairie Research Institute; and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.   The Funk ACES Library serves as the hub library for life sciences on the Illinois campus.

 

This position requires a professional with interest in and enthusiasm for library outreach, engagement, and public services.  Working closely with other Life Sciences Division librarians, the successful candidate will expand and coordinate the division's outreach and engagement activities and marketing materials.  The public service aspects of the position include, but are not limited to, serving as the liaison to two units in the College of ACES that are dedicated to outreach and communication themselves - the Agricultural Communications Program; and University of Illinois Extension, including the Research Centers.  The position will also manage the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC), which is affiliated with the Agricultural Communications Program and located in the Funk ACES Library.

 

The University Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign values diversity of thought, perspective, experience and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. We are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, and equality, and strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment in the Library and throughout the campus community, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values.

 

Position Description

Reporting to the Head of the Funk ACES Library, the Public Services and Engagement Librarian contributes to outreach, engagement and public services of the University Library's Life Sciences Division.  Specific duties include:

  • Serve as the liaison to the College of ACES Agricultural Communications Program and to University of Illinois Extension, including the Research Centers.
  • Manage the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC), which includes managing the budget, supervising graduate assistants, coordinating the website, promoting and marketing the center, and collaborating with the College of ACES Agricultural Communications Program.
  • Participate in public services and other user-focused projects as part of the Funk ACES Library.
  • Expand and coordinate the outreach and engagement activities for the Life Sciences Division (LSD), such as social media accounts, regular panel discussions in the library, exhibits and displays, orientation events and tours for prospective and new students, and finals week activities in the library.
  • Develop and maintain marketing tools, content, and other support to optimize library and librarian outreach activities.
  • Collaborate with LSD liaison librarians to enhance their marketing outreach and to promote faculty, student, and staff use of library collections and services.
  • Engage faculty, students, and staff as current or potential users of library services and collections.
  • Promote digital and physical collections connected to LSD.
  • Participate in and contribute to University Library engagement and communication efforts.
  • Contribute to the national and international reputation of the University Library through professional research, service and collaboration with national colleagues and organizations.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent
  • At least one year of pre-or-post graduate experience working in an academic library
  • At least one year of experience in outreach and engagement, or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience
  • Experience providing public service in a library context
  • Experience with social media tools for organizational outreach or marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with others in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with all elements of an academically and culturally diverse community
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Preparation and commitment to conduct independent scholarship consistent with a tenure-track faculty appointment and indications of ability to meet the promotion and tenure requirements of the University

 

Preferred:

  • Experience in promoting library services and engaging key stakeholders
  • Experience coordinating, leading, and assessing programs and events
  • Experience developing promotional materials and programs
  • Experience or coursework in special collections and/or metadata
  • Degree or coursework in a life sciences or agriculture field, or experience in an academic science library

 

Environment:

The Funk ACES Library is in a beautiful, distinctive building that opened in 2001.  It serves as the hub library for life sciences on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus and is closely linked with the Veterinary Medicine Library. The Funk Library is the primary facility serving students and researchers in the areas of agriculture, biology, natural history, environmental science, natural resources, landscape architecture, and urban planning. The University Library's Life Science Division is currently home to 5 librarians, 5 staff, and 6 graduate assistants from the School of Information Sciences. The Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC), which is located in the Funk ACES Library, strives to serve as a center of excellence in the field of agricultural communications by collecting literature for and offering services to users around the world.

 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions created after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranks the University of Illinois as 25th in the World (2010); 4th World rank in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences (2010); 18th World rank in Life and Agriculture Sciences (2010); 23rd World rank in Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2010). The University has 2,548 faculty members, including 1,851 tenure/tenure track, and 697 visiting faculty and instructional staff, and 12,239 graduate and professional students (among its 44,000 total students). It consistently ranks among the top ten U.S. Universities in number of earned doctorates awarded annually in 2012, $583,754,000 was spent on research and development in science and engineering.

 

Salary and Rank: Salary and rank commensurate with credentials and experience. 

 

Terms of Appointment: Twelve-month appointment; 24 annual vacation days; 11 annual paid holidays; 12 annual sick-leave days (cumulative), plus an additional 13 sick-leave days (non-cumulative) available, if needed, each year; health insurance requiring a small co-payment is provided to employee (with the option to purchase coverage for spouse and dependents); required participation in State Universities Retirement System (SURS) (8% of annual salary is withheld and is refundable upon termination), with several options for participation in additional retirement plans; newly-hired employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social Security and are subject to its deduction.

 

Campus and Community:  The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu.

 

The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: <http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html> or <http://www.ccchamber.org/>.

 

To Apply:  To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please contact 217-333-8169. 

 

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before January 11. 2019.

 

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

 

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Adult Services Librarian, Ames Public Library, Ames, IA

Ames Public Library seeks a librarian to join the Adult Services department. Position requires skills in reference, reader's advisory, and collection development (especially in a digital environment), and demonstrated proficiency in current and emerging technologies. Duties include managing collections, providing customer service, planning and facilitating innovative library programs for adults, and engaging with community partners.

 

Position requires ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS. Candidates must be eligible for Public Librarian Certification by the State Library of Iowa.

 

Hiring range is $50,412.34 - $71,906.64 with excellent City of Ames benefits. Position is full time, including some evenings and weekends.

 

Application Requirements: To apply, visit the City of Ames jobsite at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames, where the complete job description and the supplemental questions are provided. Through the jobsite, submit a cover letter, City of Ames employment application, three references, and answers to the supplemental questions.

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on 1/9/19.

 

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Overview 

  • Open & closing dates: 12/20/2018 to 01/14/2019
  • Service: Competitive
  • Pay scale & grade: GS 12
  • Salary: $81,548 to $106,012 per year
  • Appointment type: Permanent
  • Work schedule: Full-Time

Location 

1 vacancy in the following location:

Bethesda, MD 

Relocation expenses reimbursed: No

Telework Eligible: Yes, as determined by agency policy

Duties Pertaining to this Position

You will serve as a LIBRARIAN in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Office of Information and Education Technology, Learning Resource Center's Reference and Information Services Department of UNIF SRVS UNI OF THE HLTH SCI.

Learn more about this agency 

 Responsibilities

  • You will manage the library instruction program.
  • You will provide classroom-based reference instruction.
  • You will identify and implement new topics and methods for instruction to meet the needs of the university's educational mission.
  • You will design web-based learning modules.
  • You will create and develop topics of interest to University patrons to be included in the instruction program.
  • You will work with students to create modules for students on specialized library topics.
  • You will conduct in-depth, highly specific scientific and medical searches for faculty, staff and students using medical and bioscience databases.
  • You will advise patrons on the most effective use of bibliographic resources.
  • You will serve as a Learning Resource Center liaison with the University's School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing and Postgraduate Dental Colleges. 

Travel Required: Occasional - You may be required to travel for this position. 

Supervisory Status: None

Promotion Potential: None

Job Family (Series): 1410 Librarian

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Requirements

 Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen. 
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

Qualifications 

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: As a professional librarian applying established library practices and techniques to resolve patrons' reference and research needs. 

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications 
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF.
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1400/librarian-series-1410/

Education

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree; or, a total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services. Experience must have demonstrated the ability to perform, supervise, or direct one or more of the functional areas of work covered by this series; to understand the concepts, theories, new developments, and co-relationship of information in related fields; and to maintain up-todate information on the state of the art.

 

Additional Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  • LIBRARY SCIENCE
  • ORAL COMMUNICATION
  • WRITTEN COMMUNICATION



You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified - Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified - Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.

If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

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Background Checks and Security Clearance

  Security Clearance: Confidential

  Drug Test Required: No

Required Documents

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You are required to upload the applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the staffing specialist in determining your eligibility and qualifications.

DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE?
You must submit a copy of your license or certificate in your application package.

ARE YOU QUALIFYING BASED ON EDUCATION or A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE?
You must submit a copy of your college transcript or an appropriate course listing. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.

ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
You must provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support Detachment (PSD). The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Veterans should upload their DD-214 once they receive it upon separation.

ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference must provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

ARE YOU AN ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBER? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. 

How To Apply

Click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Complete resume with relevant experience where you worked, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week and salary. If you are a current or previous federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09).
2. Complete assessment questionnaire. For a quick preview of the assessment questionnaire click here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10382156
3. Supporting documentation

Failure to submit a complete application package will result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 01/14/2019. Applications received after 01/14/2019 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.

NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents are legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.

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Agency Contact Information

  Department of Navy EIC 

  Phone: (800) 378-4559

  Email: DONEIC@navy.mil

  Address: UNIF SRVS OF THE HLTH SCI

                  4301 Jones Bridge Road

                  Bethesda, MD 20814

                  US 

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Next Steps

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

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Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Resonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Archives Program Officer and Academic Professional, University of Illinois Library, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Archives Program Officer - Archives Research Center and University Archives
Academic Professional 
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

 

Positions Available: Positions available immediately. These are 100%-time, twelve-month appointment academic positions in the University Library.

Position one is a full-time professional position in the University Library. The position provides professional reference and operational support for the Archives Research Center. The position reports to the Archivist for Student Life and Culture.

Position two is a visiting professional position in the University Archives' Main Library location, with an initial term of four years and the possibility of extension depending upon future needs and resources.  It is focused on professional reference and research and implementation for records surveying, appraisal, and arrangement and description, including the arrangement and description of digital records.  The position reports to the University Archivist.

When applying, candidates should indicate if they are interested in being considered for position one, position two or both positions.

Duties and Responsibilities: These professional positions assume leading roles in providing services for archival materials and, through specialized knowledge of records, standards andarchival techniques, will 1) assist faculty, administrators, students and members of the public in locating, interpreting, and making research use of primary and secondary sources and 2) survey, appraise, arrange, and describe archives. Through application of research and best practices, these positions lead or collaborate in planning and implementing policies and procedures for services related to the collections held at the Archives Research Center or University Archives, including both Student Life and Culture Archives and general University Archives materials. The incumbents provide and coordinate reference, access, and outreach services and the arrangement, description, and digitization of archival materials including university records, manuscript collections, and professional and student organization records. The successful candidate will develop and implement plans to accession, arrange, process, describe, and provide access to archival materials in analog and digital forms, in consultation with the Student Life and Culture Archivist and the University Archivist as well as with functional experts in other Library units, such as Preservation Services; Digitization Services; Research and Information Services; and the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. The positions also assist in the supervision of graduate and undergraduate student workers.

The University Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign values diversity of thought, perspective, experience and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. We are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, and equality, and strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment in the Library and throughout the campus community, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values

Specific responsibilities for the two positions will vary from week to week but may include:

Applying an understanding of the intellectual and contextual nature of archives content and how that intersects with users' reference and research needs:

  • Creates exceptional user experiences by joining knowledge of content of archives with an analysis of the researcher's needs and an understanding of evidential linkages between records;
  • Provides access to the archives and collections through research and relevant subject knowledge, and mediating complex in-person and remote reference and research requests;
  • Researches and teaches instructional sessions for students, faculty, and visitors on the use of archival materials, focusing both on the nature of unpublished documentation and subject areas of relevance to the audiences for Archives Research Center or University Archives materials;
  • Leads one-on-one or small group research consultations;
  • Researches, creates, and maintains content-rich, analytical, and high quality articles, exhibits, and online resources for scholarly and general interest use of the Archives;
  • Researches and writes analytical research guides for specific topics and classes

Applying advanced research and experience in archival theory and functions:

  • Writes grant applications to garner additional resources to process and enhance access to holdings of the University Archives and programs at the Archives Research Center;
  • Using best professional practices grounded in historical research and contextual understanding, plans and conducts or supervises the survey, accessioning, and arrangement of archives, manuscript collections, electronic, and digital records (including web and social media archives), and other archival materials;
  • Advances public engagement by researching and organizing onsite and traveling exhibits, creating marketing materials, and programming speaking events or outreach activities;
  • Researches and writes content for website, media, and social media, and other engagement opportunities

Applying technical knowledge of archival practice:

  • Ensures that digital materials are preserved and accessible based on knowledge of electronic records management techniques and theory;
  • Prepares and implements digitization plans and plans for processing digital acquisitions to ensure that digital materials are freely and appropriately accessible;
  • Researches intellectual property permissions to fulfill user requests;
  • Assesses and protects property and privacy rights of record creators;
  • To ensure the integrity of facilities and environmental systems that guarantee collection security and preservation, overseesarchives facilities;
  • Develops and writes documentation for processing policies and procedures that follows best practices;
  • Hires, trains, mentors, and supervises others in arrangement and description activities;
  • Develops and maintains the University Archives web presence, including coordination of systems migrations, in consultation with staff from Library Information Technology Services

Academic Professional employees are encouraged to use "investigation time" to pursue areas of interest, not directly in support of an immediate program need, in accordance with the University Library's policy on Investigation Time for Academic Professional Employees <www.library.illinois.edu/administration/human/resources/...>. Some investigations originating in this manner may evolve into regular work assignments or production activities

Environment: The University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign is one of the preeminent research libraries in the world. With more than 14 million volumes and significant digital resources, it ranks second in size among academic research libraries in the United States and first among public university libraries in the world. As the intellectual heart of the campus, the Library is committed to maintaining the strongest possible collections and services and engaging in research and development activities in pursuit of the University's mission of teaching, scholarship, and public service. The Library currently employs approximately 90 faculty and 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants. The Library consists of multiple departmental libraries located across campus, as well as an array of central public, technical, and administrative service units. The Library also encompasses a variety of virtual service points and "embedded librarian" programs.

The University Archives' permanent staff includes seven archivists, two academic professional, graduate assistants, and hourly student assistants operating from three service locations: Room 146 Library, the Archives Research Center, and the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music. University Archives holdings include official records of the university, papers of prominent faculty and alumni, andassociated manuscript collections and records, papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and related historical collections of professional and public service associations.

The Archives Research Center is a research service point and holdings facility of the University Archives. Its holdings include the Student Life and Culture (SLC) Archives, a program administered by the Archivist for Student Life and Culture to document the history of student life nationally (particularly in terms fraternal organizations) and locally at the University. It also houses the archives of the American Library Association, the Advertising Council and other national organization archives as well as a majority of University of Illinois archival records and collections.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master's degree in library/information science or archives or museum studies or public history or a related field
  • Bachelor's degree in the humanities, social sciences, or related field
  • Prior professional or pre-professional experience working  with documentary material in an archives, museum, or special collections repository
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, archival techniques and practices
  • Ability to manage and complete a diverse range of projects in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. to a height of 5 feet
  • Demonstrated research and discursive writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly in writing and in person
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment

Preferred:

  • ALA accredited Master's of library/information science with a focus on archives
  • One or more years of demonstrated experience arranging, describing, and managing archives or manuscript collections
  • Demonstrated experience using current and emerging technologies to improve access to archives and/or manuscript collections
  • Demonstrated experience with digitization and/or digital record ingest
  • Working knowledge of preservation and/or conservation practices 

Salary and Rank: Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

Terms of Appointment: Twelve-month appointment; 24 work days' vacation per year; 11 paid holidays; 12 days annual sick leave (cumulative up to a maximum of 240 days) plus an additional 13 days (non-cumulative) per year if necessary; health insurance, requiring a small co-payment, is provided to employees (coverage for dependents may be purchased); participation in the State Universities Retirement System is required upon appointment (8% of member's salary is withheld and is tax exempt until retirement); newly hired university employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social Security, and are subject to its deduction.

Campus and Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state andthe nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu. The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: illinois.edu/about/community/community.html orhttp://www.ccchamber.org/.

To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. When applying, include interest in being considered for position one, position two or both positions. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169. 

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by February 1, 2019. Interviews may occur before the closing date; however, no decisions will be made prior to the closing date. 

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity.

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

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

Collection Services Manager


Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $8,892.00 - $12,493.87 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15159

Closing Date: January 13, 2019

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional who is an innovative thinker and a strong communicator for the position of Collection Services Manager. This position will provide leadership and support to the Collection Services staff to ensure that the quality and timeliness of collection services align with the Library's strategic priorities.

Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county library district in the beautiful north Puget Sound region of Washington State. District boundaries stretch from rugged timberlands to suburban centers, from rolling farmlands to the ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries is home to a 1.2 million-item collection, serving more than 750,000 residents through 23 community libraries, a bookmobile, outreach services, and our website at www.sno-isle.org.


Job Summary
Direct the system-wide service for developing library collections by overseeing the selection, ordering, and cataloging of library materials and resources to assure that the collection meets the intellectual, recreational and learning needs of the geographically diverse communities served by the Library District.

The position is accountable for assuring the fiscal soundness of the materials budget and the Collection Services unit. The position also serves as consultant to all district librarians and staff responsible for the maintenance, promotion, display, and organization of the Library District's collection. The position also provides expert advice and assistance to staff who manage collection-related enterprise systems.

Essential Functions
Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Library District's materials selection and collection development service. This includes: directing and performing district-wide community needs analysis and collection assessments; supervising selectors' work to ensure that sound selection decisions are made; coordinating the development of collections for new or expanded library buildings; assisting and advising on the development of policies for selection of materials; guiding library staff on maintenance, assessment, and organization of local collections.

Provide effective leadership and direction including establishing, encouraging, and monitoring expectations for all Collection Services staff to assure excellence in the quality and timeliness of collection services that support the Library's mission, vision, and strategic priorities. This includes: interviewing, selecting, and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to assure optimum service levels and uses of staff skills and abilities; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training to enhance their capabilities and to enhance quality of service; and applying Library District personnel policies and procedures.

Assure the sound stewardship of budget resources for Collection Services, including working with the Director of Technical Services to develop and manage the annual materials budgets. Oversee all Collection Services budgets including the reconciliation of budget expenditure reports with the general ledger, and initiating corrective action as needed.

Analyze and evaluate department workflows and adjust priorities for staff to maximize operational efficiencies. Align priorities and work plans with the Library's strategic focus.

Respond to internal and external customers regarding collection inquiries, concerns, and Requests for Reconsideration of Library Materials.

Support the Library District by acting as a strategic Collection Services resource for community libraries staff. This includes: overseeing effective data analysis on collection size and use, using statistical tools provided by the Library District, providing training and coaching for staff to develop, maintain, and market attractive and well-used collections, and consulting with library staff on the evaluation and internal organization of and space planning for collections in new and existing community libraries.

Represent the Library with stakeholders, such as Library Boards, Friends, and other groups, as well as vendors and other library organizations about collection Services.

Senior IT Support Technician

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $35.05 - $48.54 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15173

Closing Date: January 13, 2019

Job Summary
The Senior IT Support Technician is a lead position that is responsible for providing customer-focused, expert-level support for the operation and functionality of end user hardware, software and connectivity throughout the Library organization.

The Senior IT Support Technician provides leadership to front-line support staff in the diagnosis and assignment of technology requests and leads projects and staff in the implementation and support of desktop technologies to support the Library's core service of providing access to computers and connectivity.

Essential Functions
Manage field technician schedules, lead the development of FAQs and instructional guides for the systems and hardware the support team is responsible for, and provide periodic training in areas such as Information Technology Service Management (ITSM), endpoint support, and application navigation.

Receive and process requests for technology support services leveraging Sno-Isle Library's ITSM tool. This includes determining the urgency of service requests and incidents for continuity of customer service, suggesting actions to users to overcome technical problems, and diagnosing the issue for assignment to appropriate staff. Work closely with other IT staff as needed to gather information to respond, track and follow-up on requests to ensure that issues are resolved.

Establish and lead desktop support process analysis and develop strategies for continuous improvement. Develop and make recommendations to the IT Managers on procedures and standards related to desktop usage and support processes.

Oversee the development and initialization of change requests made to the Change Advisory Board (CAB) regarding desktop support services.

Lead and collaborate with other staff to create and maintain a knowledge base repository which provides a collection of information that can be used to resolve customer requests.

Image, repair, install and provide technical support for staff and public networked computer hardware and software including printers and other associated peripherals.

Perform advanced systems diagnosis to determine issues and maintain all supported systems located in Libraries. This includes leveraging critical thinking skills to determine the correct course of action for each unique situations set of circumstances.

Provide after-hours support to library staff, as assigned. This may include performing after-hours work on site, remotely or by utilizing support contracts and coordinating repairs with vendors as needed.

Coordinate the third party repair of equipment, such as arranging for on-site or shipment of equipment to repair facility and coordinating with Administrative Services for the accounting and processing of payment, as directed by IT Enterprise Systems Manager.

Ensure the proper disposal of surplus equipment. Perform pre-disposal processes to wipe data from hard drives, remove usable items from equipment, arrange for disposal with third party recycler, provide appropriate documentation to Administrative Services and reflect changes in equipment inventory database.

Collaborate with Network and Server teams to perform routine, on-site maintenance and recovery tasks for networking and server equipment located in community libraries. This position may also be leveraged as "remote hands" in cases of emergency.

Librarian - PERS Eligible


Location: Granite Falls
Pay Range: $5,425.33 - $7,486.27 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15176

Closing Date: January 11, 2019

This exciting new opportunity is for someone who is passionate about community engagement, enjoys public speaking and is able to effectively collaborate with a variety of library and school district staff to ensure the success of students.

The person selected will represent Sno-Isle in the Granite Falls and Lake Stevens communities with a focus on outreach to support student success and developing community partnerships to support strategic priorities. Being a resource for staff regarding intellectual freedom issues, information services, collection maintenance, readers' advisory and strategic priorities is vital to this position. The librarian will maintain a high level of professionalism and accountability. The ideal candidate will be self-directing and comfortable holding a leadership role in special programming opportunities and community partnerships in alignment with strategic priorities under the direction of district and library managers.

This position will be supervised at the Granite Falls library but will work at both the Granite Falls library and the Lake Stevens library.


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

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

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

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

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

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

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.

Library Associate - Not PERS Eligible


Location: Lake Stevens
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 15060

Closing Date: January 1, 2019

The Lake Stevens community library is recruiting for a part-time Library Associate. This position is for someone who loves working with people of all ages, doing a variety of duties, and enjoys working with a friendly, experienced team of dedicated employees. 


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

Essential Functions
Provide 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 - PERS Eligible


Location: Oak Harbor
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14964

Closing Date: December 24, 2018

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for a full-time Library Associate position at the Oak Harbor community library. The position provides information services, instruction, technical skills, reader's advisory, and programming services for library customers.

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

Essential Functions
Provide 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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Adjunct Reference Librarian, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

The Gill Library at The College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY is seeking a service oriented individual to fill the position of Adjunct Librarian, to work part time (Saturdays) at our New Rochelle campus.  Reporting to the Access Services Librarian and the Dean, the candidate will work closely with Learning Commons and Library Staff to provide direct public service and student assistance in the Library and Learning Commons. S/he must be well versed in all computer applications used in the Library, and troubleshoots problems encountered by Library users. S/he reports to the Access Services Librarian and provides assistance to all users.       

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct library instruction sessions and workshops as needed
  • Contribute to the creation of, and update library guides in various subjects as needed
  • In the absence of other administrators or full-time librarians, the Adjunct Librarian is responsible for the overall supervision of Library operations and the Library building including supervision of staff and student assistants.
  • Collaborate with full time Librarian on innovative ways to promote library resources and services
  • Other duties as assigned related to the support of student academic success

The Adjunct Reference Librarian will consistently demonstrate:

  • Thorough knowledge of all library resources
  • Motivation and productive work habits
  • Commitment to excellence as expressed in the College mission, vision and values
  • A positive, cooperative and supportive attitude toward others
  • Commitment to learning
  • Punctuality
  • Reliability when performing assigned tasks

Requirements: An ALA-accredited Masters in Library Science.  Academic library experience preferred.  The position may include evening, weekend, and holiday hours and is available immediately.

Send letter of interest addressed to Dean Ana Fontoura, along with resume and 3 references as PDF attachments to: Ms. Brunie Lopez, Secretary to the Dean, Gill Library, The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805 blopez@cnr.edu

 

The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who will contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about Gill Library and The College of New Rochelle, visit our website at: www.cnr.edu.

 

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Technical Services Librarian, Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY

Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track   appointment beginning the fall 2018 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. 

This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College. The individual selected to fill this position will qualify for academic rank at the level of Instructor/Assistant Professor. 

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director for the Center of Innovative Pedagogy, the Central Technical Services Librarian will work as part of a team to provide access to library resources to users in a multi-campus environment. Specifically, the successful candidate will:

  • Work with the campus libraries and library-wide resources to license and provide access to library electronic resources. 
  • Catalog and edit bibliographic records for the library's print and non-print collections. 
  • Develop and coordinate training on library information systems. 
  • Market library resources to the college community.
  • Participate on relevant committees, attend departmental meetings, and engage in assessment activities as appropriate. 
  • Act as liaison with SUNY libraries and the Suffolk County Library System, and other appropriate state and regional groups. 
  • Perform other duties and related tasks as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Systems.
  • At least three years' experience working in a technical services environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of library data analytics for decision making. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an academic library
  • Knowledge of library industry standards: MARC, LC Subject Headings, LC Classification, Open URL, COUNTER, SUSHI, etc.
  • Experience working with integrated library systems (ExLibris, Aleph and Alma)
  • Experience working with discovery services (EDS/Promo)
  • Print and social media marketing experience

Salary:

The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College. 

Non-Discrimination Notice:

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:

Civil Rights Compliance Officers
Christina Vargas
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
vargasc@sunysuffolk.edu
(631) 451-4950

or

Dionne Walker-Belgrave
Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
walkerd@sunysuffolk.edu
(631) 451-4051

In an emergency, contact Public Safety to make a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week by calling (631) 451-4242 or dialing 311 from any College phone.

Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College's education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) - Enforcement Office
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Fax: (646) 428-3843
TDD: (877) 521-2172
Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov
Also see: https://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm

Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination in employement practices may also be directed to:

NYS Division of Human Rights
Long Island (Suffolk)
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Telephone: (631) 952-6434
TDD: (718) 741-8300
Email: InfoLongIsland@dhr.ny.gov
Also see: https://dhr.ny.gov/how-file-complaint

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
New York District Office
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (212) 336-3790
TTY: (800) 669-6820
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122
Also see: https://www.eeoc.gov/field/newyork/charge.cfm

Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.

A copy of the postsecondary career and technical education courses offered by the College is available and may be obtained on our website at: www.sunysuffolk.edu/explore-academics/college-catalog or by calling the Office of Admissions at 631-451-4000 to request a mailing.

Interested applicants should apply online by going to:

https://www3.sunysuffolk.edu/About/Employment.asp?id=810

 

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College Archivist and Records Manager, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Haverford College seeks to hire a full time (37.5 hours per week), exempt, benefit eligible College Archivist/Records Manager.  The College Archivist/Records Manager provides strategic direction for the Archives and Records Management program at Haverford College.

The position will implement collection development, reference, and outreach activities. The position requires proven leadership and vision in archival policies, preservation, acquisition, research, engagement, and exhibition in support ofthe College's mission. The incumbent has primary responsibility for the appraisal, accession, description, and preservation of College records of enduring historical value, as well as supporting and promoting their use by campus constituents, including students, faculty, staff, administrative units, alumni, and researchers. The incumbent will have the opportunity to extend and expand the current archives program as Quaker & Special Collections moves into new space in the renovated Lutnick library.  

The individual in this position is responsible for the ongoing development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive, campus-wide, records management program according to best practices.  The incumbent will manage and participate in a process that develops and implements a records management policy, retention schedules, a manual, staff training, auditcompliance, and workflows.  Records will be preserved as part of the archives (as above) or disposed of following best practices.

The Archivist/Records Manager reports to the Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts/Head of Quaker & Special Collections and acts as the Libraries' liaison with campus departments, including IITS, the Business Office, and Human Resources, regarding records management. Quaker & Special Collections is a dynamic, collaborative team that supports the teaching and research needs of the College and its communities through an attention to best practices and creative new ideas.  A commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is essential for the incumbent.

 

Essential Functions & Primary Responsibilities:

Fosters and works in an inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff; mentors, trains, and supervises student colleagues. 

Brings a holistic awareness of the College community to their work in order to support the Libraries' programs and the College's academic and institutional success. 

Develops, manages, and implements short- and long-term plans for the Archives' work and activities. Manages workflow and staff.

Appraises records and manages the acquisition, accessioning, and de-accessioning of archival materials.

Describes, preserves, and makes accessible College records of enduring historical value; creates EAD and DACS-compliant finding aids, subject guides, web exhibits, and other means of discovery for material in College Archives in accord with accepted archival standards.

Formulates written policies and restrictions for the accessing of records; oversees access to the Archives' collections and information, in accordance with access policies; evaluates archival practices; and develops improved policies, procedures, and workflows.

Participates in public service functions of Quaker & Special Collections and the Libraries; provides reference and research services for patrons in the Reading Room and virtually.

Collects and processes the personal papers of alumni and faculty of some significance.

Collaborates with Digital Scholarship, Collection Management and Metadata Services units, as well as Tri-College counterparts, to develop and implement protocols for archiving and servicing digital records of the College.

Promotes curricular and co-curricular use of College Archives by all constituents of the College.

Fully develops and integrates records management practices so that active records are properly maintained and accessed, inactive records are handled in a manner that complies with appropriate local, state, and federal laws and administrative needs, and archival records are identified and retained. 

Implements an inventory, appraisal, retention, and disposition program for active and inactive College records, ensuring appropriate levels of access for College offices.

Meets with departments to assess current record handling procedures, completes extensive records inventories, creates formal records retention and disposition schedules, identifies and preserves archival records, and educates the College staff about proper records management. 

Consults with campus departments on records-related issues, including filing, retention, security, digital records, and imaging projects.

Manages the identification, preservation, and administration of records at all levels and in any form (paper, analog, digital, electronic, video, sound, and photographic) across the College.

Acts as the Libraries' representative on College committees addressing records issues.

Provides training and outreach to College staff and, specifically, to individuals serving as "records liaisons" in campus departments and offices.

Implements basic records preservation and reformatting measures, including digitization and/or rehousing.

Participates in regular reviews of existing College records schedules; assists with the identification of out-of-date and inaccurate schedules; and reviews and signs records disposition authorizations.

Assists in the creation and maintenance of records inventories.

Assists in the identification of essential operating records.

Coordinates transfers of inactive records to the approved records storage facilities and ensures transfer of permanent/archival records to the College Archives.

Stays informed regarding Records and Information Management best practices and relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to records management, and participates in policy development and review of programmatic changes to ensure compliance with records management and retention laws and regulations.

Collaborates with IITS, Human Resources, the VP for Finance and Administration, and other relevant offices to ensure complementary records and coordinated information management efforts across campus.

Assists with general ethics and compliance functions, including marketing efforts, training, investigations, and monitoring.

 

Line of Report: 

Reports to the Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts/Head of Quaker & Special Collections.

 

Education, Training, & Experience:

Education:

Master's degree in library or information science, records management, archives, public history, history, and/or relevant work experience of at least three to five years is required.

Experience and Skills:

Minimum of three years of professional experience in archival practices and management of multiple collections of varied type.

Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of projects and tasks in a complex and dynamic environment, and to work effectively with all levels of the College community. 

Strong analytical, communication, and writing skills are essential.

Knowledge of descriptive cataloging principles, metadata standards, and EAD (Encoded Archival Description); experience working with archival database applications such as ArchivesSpace; knowledge of digitization and digital asset management technologies and standards. 

Understanding of and engage with the theory and practice of collection development, digital asset management, preservation and conservation, and processing and cataloging. 

Possess a clear understanding of archival and records management protocols and procedures, as well as a clear awareness of current relevant best practices and professional standards. 

Should have strong experience in the full range of competencies required of a professional within the Special Collections area of specialization. (See ACRL competencies http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/comp4specollect; SAA standards; and ARMA standards).

Demonstrated knowledge of the creation and use of digital objects, including understanding of issues related to both digitized and born-digital formats; experience with digitization projects for printed, photographic, and audiovisual materials; evidence of understanding of a variety of technologies related to digital asset management; and the capacity to quickly process and integrate new technical information and developments.

Familiarity with privacy and copyright issues as these relate to archives and records management.

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively; ability to organize large amounts of information and write clear instructions for its retrieval and use; ability to complete projects within a limited time frame.

Possesses a substantial record of accomplishment in archival policies and practices, including collection management, preservation, research, access, reproduction, imaging, rights, loans, exhibition display, and event planning.

Demonstrable, skills-based achievement in administrative responsibilities, including the ability to supervise an archive's daily operations; hire, train, schedule, and appraise the work of archive personnel and student employees.

Professional experience with collection management and record keeping via online services and technologies.

Professional experience with reference services and research practices in an archival setting for both the student and professional researcher.

Ability to juggle multiple, often competing, priorities, manage time efficiently, and achieve goals.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work collegially are essential.

Demonstrated interest in continued professional growth. 

Knowledge of digital records issues and preservation techniques highly preferred.

 

Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position

Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):

  • Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
  • Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
  • Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): up to three hours
  • Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): up to three hours

Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours

Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours

Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours

Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Up to three hours

Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Up to three hours

Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Up to three hours

Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): Three to six hours

Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours

Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Up to three hours

Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Up to three hours

Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): three to six hours

Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Up to three hours

Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Up to three hours

 

 

To Apply: Interested candidates should complete an application, to also include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references, by visiting https://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Campus/College-Archivist-and-Records-Manager_R167. The application deadline is Friday, January 11, 2019. Failure to provide the requested documents may result in failure for consideration.

 

Haverford College has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the academic program, lived experience, and composition of the College community. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will contribute to the College's educational mission.

Haverford College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Library Associates, 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 - Not PERS Eligible


Location: Lake Stevens
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 15060

Closing Date: January 1, 2019

The Lake Stevens community library is recruiting for a part-time Library Associate. This position is for someone who loves working with people of all ages, doing a variety of duties, and enjoys working with a friendly, experienced team of dedicated employees. 


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

Essential Functions
Provide 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 - PERS Eligible


Location: Oak Harbor
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14964

Closing Date: December 24, 2018

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for a full-time Library Associate position at the Oak Harbor community library. The position provides information services, instruction, technical skills, reader's advisory, and programming services for library customers.

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

Essential Functions
Provide 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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Librarian in Residence for Engagement and Inclusion, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Librarian in Residence for Engagement and Inclusion. This exciting new opportunity supports Western Michigan University's commitment to being a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by exploring innovative approaches to connecting the library with its community.

 

The Librarian in Residence for Engagement and Inclusion 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. The Librarian will lead the full lifecycle of program development, including listening for community needs, developing a portfolio of programming, and measuring and articulating impact. The Librarian will champion library programming that features a broad array of perspectives and approaches, including culturally diverse resources, multilingual communication, and passion for inclusion and accessibility.

 

As a three-year, full-time faculty resident, the Librarian will report to the Associate Dean for Education and User Services and will work closely with four library departments to learn from and support their engagement efforts: Instruction & Outreach, Research Services, User Services, and the Office of the Dean. This position also will participate in the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance Program, which will include both regional and national cohorts to share experiences and develop professionally.

 

In support of the Libraries commitment to professional development, the Librarian will enjoy many opportunities to develop a professional record. Travel funding will be provided, with support for presenting at conferences, publishing in professional publications, and developing leadership experience.

 

A master's degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) and relevant professional experience are required.

 

Please visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs for further information regarding the position requirements and application procedures. Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

 

The position is a fiscal-year, terminal appointment and will be based on Western Michigan University's main campus in Kalamazoo, MI. The expected start date is summer 2019.

 

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

 

Direct link to posting: www.wmujobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=56837

 

Western Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Processing Archivist, The Winthrop Group, Inc., Dearborn, MI

This position offers the opportunity to work with an established collection of archival resources, to be a member of a team, and to gain experience in a business archives. The Assistant Processing Archivist focuses on post-accession evaluation, preservation, organization, processing of archival assets and artifacts, and development of finding aids that will facilitate access and use.

Work Responsibilities:

The Assistant Processing Archivist

1. arranges for safe handling of all archival materials;

2. assists in the evaluation of archival resources for potential inclusion in the Archives' holdings using the Collecting Policy to confirm suitability of their inclusion;

3. organizes, processes and catalogues (in accord with priorities established by the Head Archivist) a range of archival resources including printed materials and secondary source collections, 3-dimensional objects and artifacts, and audiovisual resources;

4. conducts quality control reviews and ensures accuracy in upload of digital files, data, and finding aids;

5. helps when needed to provide reference and research services in accord with access and information policies.

 

Requirements:

Applicants for this position should

  • have a graduate degree level training in archives services and procedures;
  • have one to two years of hands-on experience processing archives materials;
  • be able to employ archives processing protocols and methods, to adopt standards already in use, and to work efficiently;
  • have experience preparing accurate finding aids in accord with extant practices and conducting quality control checks of her/his own work;
  • be familiar with the physical care, preservation, and appropriate re-housing of archival collections;
  • have a collaborative, team-focused approach to the work environment.

 

Other Considerations:

The following also will be considered:

  • organizational skills and experience with working independently;
  • prior experience in business archives;
  • undergraduate and/or graduate degree study in the history of business and/or communications;

Additional Information:

This Winthrop Group contract position with salary and benefits. It involves work with corporate archives. Please submit the following at your earliest convenience: 1) your resume, 2) the names, titles, and contact information for three references, and 3) a one-page cover letter that describes the particular strengths you can bring to the work identified above. Send your materials by email to: Suzana Chilaka, The Winthrop Group, Information & Archival Services at schilaka@winthropgroup.com.

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Assistant Archivist for AV Collections, The Winthrop Group, Inc., Dearborn, MI

This position offers the opportunity to work with an established collection of audiovisual assets and as a member of a team, while gaining experience in a business archives.

 

Responsibilities:

 The Assistant Archivist will

 1) identify and catalog past and current video, motion picture, and digital media using a controlled vocabulary developed in-house;

 2) ingest and maintain assets in the DAM system;

 3) assist in performing subject searches for internal/external customers;

 4) update digital media stored on server(s);

 5) collect and identify media files for retrieval and re-use;

 6) maintain records of AV materials obtained from commercial sources including information on copyright, usage restrictions, and credit;

 7) have an opportunity to suggest and develop recommendations concerning procedures and equipment.

 

Requirements:

 Applicants for this position should

  • have experience in archives and with AV materials;
  • have the ability to learn and identify key subjects and locations portrayed in video and multimedia assets;
  • be familiar with the physical care and preservation of motion picture and video materials;
  • have basic knowledge of copyright laws and usage restrictions as they apply to A-V resources;
  • be familiar with format compatibility and resolution specifications;
  • have an undergraduate degree (study in communications and/or history would be helpful.)

 

Other Considerations:

 The following also will be considered:

  •  ability to work independently on a range of internal and external research projects of varying complexity;
  •  organizational skills;
  •  outgoing, team-focused personality;
  •  current study or graduate degree in archives.

 

Additional Information:

 This Winthrop Group contract position with salary and benefits. It involves work with corporate archives. Please submit the following at your earliest convenience: 1) your resume, 2) the names, titles, and contact information for three references, and 3) a one-page cover letter that describes the particular strengths you can bring to the work identified above. Send your materials by email to: Suzana Chilaka, The Winthrop Group, Information & Archival Services at schilaka@winthropgroup.com.

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Library Technician 3, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Interested in working for a place that advocates a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity? Looking to make a big impact behind-the-scenes? The Library Technician 3 role in the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing (RAS) Department at the Oregon State University main campus library could be just the place for you!  The person in this position will work in facilitating orders and purchase requests, fostering vendor and customer relationships, improving and documenting work-flows, and so much more! This is a dynamic, forward-thinking position in a work environment that promotes leadership, growth, and independent decision-making.  

 

The monthly salary range for this position is $2825-$4259 with great benefits. Starting salary range is commensurate with experience. 

 

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/69955 Posting number: P01892CT  

 

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 4, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted through January 11, 2019.  

 

OSULP is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.    

 

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Online Learning Librarian, Sonoma State University Library, Rohnert Park, CA

The Sonoma State University Library is seeking an Online Learning Librarian to join our team! This new, 12-month tenure-track position will provide leadership and direct the creation, implementation, and assessment of online learning services and programs that support the Library in reference, instruction, and outreach, as well as University goals for student success.
 
This position provides opportunities for a librarian to work collaboratively with units in the Library and on campus to build, position, and assess digital learning and assume academic departmental liaison responsibilities that include collection development, information literacy instruction and outreach, and working with fellow faculty to advance the Library's strategic priorities and engage the Library in the life of the University.
 
Early career, historically underrepresented and minoritized candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!
 
For additional information and to apply, please visit Sonoma State's website http://web.sonoma.edu/jobs/, and search for the job posting 104751
 
Review of applications starts January 11, 2019. Anticipated start date: August 1, 2019.

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Director of Legal Research Center and Information Services and Professor of Law, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

The Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, part of a dynamic, national research university, seeks applications for the position of Director of the Legal Research Center and Information Services and Professor of Law.  The school is committed to developing an innovative program of legal education that develops the broad range of lawyering skills among its students.  The school is also committed to supporting a distinguished program of high quality legal and law-related interdisciplinary scholarship.  The legal research center   is a central asset in supporting the educational and research missions of the school.  The current legal research center staff comprises five professional librarians, four paraprofessional staff, and one administrative assistant.

 

The successful candidate will hold a J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and a Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.  S/he will have demonstrated, progressive, and successful experience in law library administration and significant experience managing a staff.

 

The Director will most likely hold a long-term, presumptively renewable contract of 3-5 years; exceptional candidates may be eligible for a tenured or tenure-track position. Compensation and benefits are highly competitive.

 

The Director will:

1.      Be responsible for all aspects of library planning and operations including:

  • short-term and strategic planning
  • facilities planning
  • budget planning
  • personnel administration and development of legal research center staff
  • programmatic initiatives for innovative and responsive services to support faculty and student information needs
  • collection development (including cooperative collection development with the University library)
  • library technology
  • planning for events and other ways of making the space innovative and community-oriented

2.      Serve as a full member of the School of Law and University communities including:

  • teaching in the School of Law
  • engaging in scholarly research and writing
  • serving on law school and University committees and as a member of the law school's senior staff

 

3.    Ideally be responsible for the coordination of all aspects of information technology in the School of Law including:

  • short-term and strategic planning
  • programmatic initiatives for the innovative and responsive use of instructional, educational, and library-related technologies within the School of Law
  • programmatic initiatives for the delivery of desktop technology support for faculty, students, and staff
  • programmatic initiatives for coordinating delivery of legal research center services with the University library and others
  • personnel administration and development of IT staff
  • representing and advancing the School of Law's information technology needs and interests within the University

Applications should be submitted to www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=84110

Questions should be directed to Professor Lisa Tucker, chair of the search committee.  Candidates interested in meeting committee members at the AALS conference in New Orleans are encouraged to apply promptly and contact Professor Tucker directly.

 

Questions should be directed to:

Lisa Tucker, Associate Professor of Law

Chair, Search Committee

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

3320 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

ltm35@drexel.edu

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Assistant Managers, St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, MO

Positions Available:

Assistant Manager - Meramec Valley Branch

Assistant Manager - Prairie Commons Branch

 

Meramec Valley is a small branch currently nestled in the Fenton Community Center. In the Spring, the branch will move into newly constructed, full size location that adds an additional 20,000 square feet. The children's space will give kids the chance to race cars down a test track in the new hands-on learning discovery zone. Patrons and staff will enjoy taking a lap around the outdoor walking trail and gathering for the expanded program offerings in the new meeting space. Library staff are most looking forward to greeting all the new visitors that will walk through the doors.

St. Louis County Library is a 20 branch system, serving over 860,000 patrons and circulating 14 million items a year. SLCL is in the midst of a multi-year capital improvement project called Your Library Renewed, to upgrade existing structures and open new facilities, as well as enhance library programs and services. Working in tandem with the Branch Manager, the management team ensures the library's mission and strategic goals are continuously implemented at the branch while considering the community's needs and meeting them with relevant library services and programs. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and innovative individual intent on providing outstanding customer service, reducing barriers to library access, leading our awesome staff, maintaining thriving community relations, and taking pride in being a part of the SLCL team!

Want to work in a library system that is valued by the community? Do you want to work for this awarding winning library system? It is a wonderful time to join St. Louis County Library, where facility innovations and creative public services are always growing! Apply today!

Job Purpose:

Assists the Branch Manager with the operation and maintenance of the branch and assumes the responsibilities of the Branch Manager in their absence in order to provide quality Library service to all Library customers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Schedules staff and monitors attendance to ensure adequate staffing.
  • Assists with overseeing branch operations, building, and grounds maintenance so the branch is clean, safe, and attractive.
  • Supervises and participates in public service activities including circulation and reference services to meet the needs of customers.
  • Participates in program planning and implementation to meet the needs of existing customers and to attract new customers.
  • Participates in hiring, training, evaluating, and disciplining staff to ensure the Library staff is capable of giving the highest quality service.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the branch collection to ensure the branch meets the needs of the community it serves.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science
  • Ability to supervise, train, and motivate staff
  • Must possess a commitment to a high level of public service to Library customers
  • Must possess good judgment, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Must possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work effectively with other Library managers in a professional manner

Hours:

  • Monday-Friday, two evenings per week
  • One Saturday and Sunday per month

 

Applications and Resumes can be submitted by visiting https://www.slcl.org/content/employment (Apply for each position separately!)

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Database and Digital Asset Manager, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Database & Digital Asset Manager helps further the mission and objectives of the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Legacy department by overseeing the systems and processes used to catalog Mitchell's artwork and to manage and preserve its digital assets, which include digital images of Mitchell's artwork and digital scans of archival photographs. This position will collaborate with Legacy and Catalogue Raisonné staff, as well as external pre-press specialists, on the color correction and management of digital images of Mitchell's artwork, and will manage the copyright permissions process at all stages to ensure that Mitchell artworks and quotations are reproduced accurately.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Database and Digital Asset Management

  • Oversee and refine Legacy and Catalogue Raisonné database and digital asset management system, implementing new protocols and standards as needed; manage accounts and permissions
  • Provide administrative oversight of digital assets to ensure day-to-day accessibility and long-term preservation; monitor software environment and ensure regularity and accuracy of server back-ups
  • Implement quality control for all data and metadata to ensure accuracy and consistency; oversee any needed data cleanup and implement controlled vocabularies where appropriate
  • Oversee any needed modifications to the Foundation's FileMaker Pro database modules, in collaboration with consulting developer; maintain regular communication with colleagues to ensure that database is functioning optimally for their needs; keep policy documentation up-to-date and train team as needed
  • Oversee batch image uploads to FileMaker Pro database; troubleshoot errors in upload process
  • Liaise with pre-press specialists regarding color correction of images of Mitchell's artwork and production of match proofs for publication use
  • Download finalized artwork image files from pre-press specialist's platform and upload to Foundation's FileMaker database, ensuring that each file is properly cataloged 

Copyright Permissions 

  • Process all copyright permission requests for images of Mitchell's artwork and writings; draft license agreements, review layout and text, provide feedback for color corrections, and ensure compliance with established terms of use; track progress of each request in database and maintain physical documentation files
  • Correspond with publishers, scholars, museum staff, and others regarding image and textual requests; maintain cordial relations while ensuring that images, quotations, captions and credits are consistent with Foundation guidelines; monitor short- and long-term publication deadlines to ensure requirements and conditions of use are met
  • Prepare image files for publication as appropriate; help troubleshoot third-party production issues if they arise

 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Practical experience in a museum, archives, or library setting, including database management, software administration, implementation of standards and best practices, file formatting, image cataloging, data preservation, and electronic distribution of digital images of artworks
  • Thorough working knowledge of standards and best practices for file naming, metadata standards and workflows, file formats for still and video formats, and digital asset management
  • High level of organizational skill, with keen attention to detail and ability to advocate for and implement best practices and policies 
  • Experience managing detail-oriented projects start to finish: planning, execution, trouble-shooting and reporting
  • Advanced proficiency with image editing; demonstrated experience with Adobe Photoshop and a strong visual sensibility, particularly in regards to color
  • Master's Degree in library and information science, archives management, museum studies or related field with five or more years of practical work experience
  • Strong work ethic, and a thorough and detail-oriented approach to all tasks
  • Ability to work independently, with strong time- and project-management abilities
  • Familiarity and ease with Mac based computer systems and FileMaker Pro databases
  • Discretion, tact, patience, pleasant demeanor, and professional work style 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to the Joan Mitchell Foundation's mission, vision, purpose, and core values

 

To apply, send a cover letter, CV, and salary requirements to jobs@joanmitchellfoundation.org with the subject line "Database & Digital Asset Manager." No phone calls or visits, please. Applications will be accepted through January 7, 2019.

 

ADA SPECIFICATIONS (Physical demands that must be met in order to successfully complete the essential functions of the job)

  • While largely sedentary, this position requires the ability to sit, stand, lift up to 20 pounds, speak, and hear, sometimes for extended periods of time. 
  • Requires the ability to use a computer including and office equipment traditionally found in office settings

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.  In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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Librarian I - Youth Services, Pasco County, Multiple Locations, FL

Posting Date:  12/14/2018

Closing Date: 12/27/2018

General Description

Salary Disclosure: 

     Starting Salary: $38,100.00

     Grade: P32

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Services Manual for starting salary information 

Department: Libraries Services

Locations: Dade City, Hudson and Land O' Lakes

General Description: Professional library work responsible for proving professional level juvenile and young adult reader's advisory, reference, and programming in the public library system. 

Emergency Response/Recovery Activities: All employees will be required to before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens. 

Essential Job Functions

Provides juveile and young adult reader's advisory and reference services to adults as directed. Coordinate toddler, youth and teen programs per schedule approved by the Branch Manager and Youth Services Coordinator. Coordinates in-library tours of children's area for individuals and groups. Conducts outreach to schools, day care centers, parks & recreation centers and other designated agencies. Coorfinates the Summer Reading Program and the Summer Teen Volunteer Program at the branch library with the support of the Branch Manager, the Youth Services Coordinator, and other library staff. 

Recommends juvenile and young adult authors, titles, and subject areas to the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator for collection development. Weeds juvenile and young adult collection per guidelines established by the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator. Participates in in-service training for County Library Youth Services Program. 

Performs related work as required. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of juvenile and young adult materials
  • Knowledge of pubilc library organizations and operations
  • Knowledge of library automation procedures and practices
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Ability to work effectively with library patrons, employees and the general public
  • Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously
  • Ability to plan and assign work to paraprofessional and clerical library staff
  • Ability to operate the library automation systems, microcomputers, microfilm readers/printers, and audio-visual equipment
  • Ability to understand and apply complex oral and written instructions, including library policies and procedures
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS
  • One year of library experience preferred

Minimum Requirements

Physical Skills: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires extended periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication. 

Education, Training, and Experience: Must possess and Master's in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. 

Licenses or Certifications: Possession of a valid driver's license. 

ADA Statement: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

Drug-Free Workplace: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Florida and Federal law. 

Veteran's Preference: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants. 

 

Applications may be filed online at: 

http://www.pascocountyfl.net

 

 

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Assistant Professor, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Due to the continuous growth of the School Library Media Program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies, William Paterson University is pleased to solicit applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing fall 2019. Under the direction of the Chair of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies and the Director of the School Library Media Program, the individual will be responsible for teaching a variety of graduate courses in the School Library Media Program. Individual will work in a collaborative setting that encourages creative thinking, communication, and teamwork. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching graduate level online courses in the School Library Media program.
  • Supervision of field experience
  • Collaboration with program director to support accreditation review processes.
  • Develop and maintain a scholarly research agenda.
  • Active participation in professional organizations.
  • Participation in university, college, and department service.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in related field (ABDs may be considered for appointment at rank of instructor, although doctorate must be received by March 1 of year following initial appointment in order to be considered for reappointment).
  • Evidence of prior scholarship or potential for scholarship and research.
  • School Librarian certification.
  • Experience working as a school librarian.
  • Expert technology skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Evidence of excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience teaching in online environment.
  • Experience developing/revising courses including student learning outcomes and assessments.

Personal attributes and traits:

  • Commitment to a high level of teaching effectiveness, to ongoing scholarship, and to academic service.
  • Commitment to high level of service to all students.
  • Commitment to educating diverse students and fostering multicultural perspectives.

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. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

The Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies (ELPS) proudly offers graduate study for education professionals who wish to enhance their careers with advanced degrees, certifications, and endorsements. The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Learning offers the concentration in school library media.  Recognized by the American Association of School Librarians this concentration strives to develop school library media specialists who foster a love of learning and support equitable access to information for all students. 

Apply at: https://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/emps/jobs/positions2.cfm?job=30257

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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:  Review of applications begins in October 2018. Open until filled

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:

(a) Teach courses in the areas of Library Science at the master's level; (b) advise students; (c) maintain an active research agenda and publish in journals relevant to the discipline; (d) actively serve on department, college, and university committees; (e) work collaboratively with colleagues on campus and in the community; and (f) maintain regular weekly office hours at work on Denton Campus.

Required Qualifications for Assistant Professor:

(a) Earned doctorate (ABD considered) in Library and Information Studies or related discipline; (b) current teaching certification in school librarianship; (c) experience with instructional design and integrating technology into K-12 curriculum as a school librarian; (d) strong potential for excellence in using technology and teaching graduate courses online; (e) strong potential for research and scholarship; and (f) willingness to participate in service activities of the program, department, college, university, and professional community.

Information on 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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Library Services Representative, Backstage Library Works, Northeast U.S. - Location Negotiable

  • Backstage is hiring a library sales representative for the Northeast U.S.
  • This is a full-time, benefited, exempt position.
  • This position will remain open until filled.

SALES TERRITORY:

Representative will live in and cover a designated territory that includes the following states and provinces: New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Maritime Provinces.

Prefer candidate is located near a metropolitan area within the region. 

Job Description

Sales Representatives at Backstage are part of a dynamic sales and marketing team representing and selling Preservation Digitization and Microfilm, Cataloging, Retrospective Conversion, Reclassification, Record Upgrade, Authority Control, Data Conversion, and On-Site Services to libraries and other cultural institutions. We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Sales Representative.

Job Duties

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Consult with libraries, archives, and museums in protected geographic territory.
  • Develop strong personal/business relationships with potential/existing clients at all levels of the organization.
  • Follow prescribed sales procedures and close business contracts.
  • Meet annual sales quota.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • 20% out of town travel to visit potential clients and to exhibit at library conferences.
  • Follow up on conference and other leads.
  • Together with product managers and their subordinates, analyze library needs and develop high quality, cost effective solutions.
  • Coordinate efforts of Backstage departments to provide the best solution for each individual client.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of sales activity.
  • Collaborate with other members of sales and marketing team and contribute to overall success of company.

Skills

Required:

Good time management and organizational skills are essential. Must have excellent oral/written communication ability, strong interpersonal skills, project a professional image, have a strong drive to succeed, along with a willingness/ability to travel.

Knowledge of contact relationship manager (CRM) software, MS-Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat and other client support software.

Desired:

Minimum 4 year college degree (Business, Communications, Library Science or related); prefer MLS and experience in the library industry as a professional librarian.

Salary & Benefits

Salary for Sales Representatives is based on experience, with a range of $49,500 to $64,000 annually, plus commissions. Benefits include health, dental, vision, profit sharing and retirement program.

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to:

Jeff Calcagno, Sales Manager

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Associate Dean, Wayne State School of Information Sciences, Detroit, MI

Wayne State University invites applications and nominations for the Associate Dean position in the School of Information Sciences (SIS). Reporting to the Dean of the School of Information Sciences and the Wayne State University Library System (ULS), this is a unique leadership opportunity for an experienced, nationally recognized leader to help grow the School and to provide oversight for its academic programs. It is also an exciting time at Wayne State University, which is Michigan's premier urban research university located in the Cultural Center and Midtown--the epicenter of Detroit's renaissance. Wayne State University has a strong urban commitment and has 29,000 full and part-time students.

The School of Information Sciences (SIS) is home to two master's degrees: a master's in Library and Information Science (LIS) that is fully accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); and a new master's in Information Management (IM). As a leader in online graduate programs in the country, the School is an exemplar of exceptional online instruction at Wayne State University. Faculty research and teaching span numerous specialties including: Health Informatics, Data Analytics, Archives, Human Computer Interaction, History of Libraries and Information, School Library Media, Public Library Services to Children and Young Adults, Data Curation and Web Architecture. The School is a member of the iSchools consortium with a large student enrollment of students from 37 states and four provinces of Canada among other countries such as Hong Kong and New Zealand. For more information about the School of Information Sciences, please visit our website at http://sis.wayne.edu.

Along with the Dean of ULS and the SIS faculty, the successful candidate will lead the School as we build on existing strengths and create an exciting, sustainable vision for the School's degree programs. The Associate Dean will influence library leadership as a member of the Dean's Leadership Council, build strong working relationships with campus departments, facilitate new collaborations, expand joint programs with other colleges, and develop entrepreneurial ideas that support services which benefit both units as well as the university.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Associate Dean oversees the management of the School, guides its strategic planning; seeks to enhance and manage its resources; provides leadership in outreach efforts; provides student services; fosters excellence in teaching and research; encourages interdisciplinary activities; and teaches one class per year in either fall or winter semesters. As part of overseeing the School's annual budget, the Associate Dean will operate under a new budget model termed responsibility centered management (RCM). The Associate Dean will pursue and encourage innovative use of technology in teaching and learning, increase campus-wide support for online teaching.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Based on the expected future directions for the School, the new Associate Dean should have:

  • Earned doctorate and extensive record of scholarly achievement in LIS/IS or a related field;
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing and generating research funding;
  • Evidence of excellent teaching skills; significant involvement in graduate education with qualifications for tenure at the rank of full or associate professor;
  • Recent administrative experience in an information school, library or information organization, preferably at a university level;
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance;
  • Ability to advance the School through fundraising;
  • Knowledge of higher education trends;
  • An appreciation for the service role of an urban institution;
  • Experience teaching in an online environment;
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and diversifying the faculty and the student body within the information professions;
  • Have demonstrated innovative thinking and creative ways to generate resources to support vision implementation through entrepreneurship and;
  • Have demonstrated outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, working in teams, and ability to work across organizational boundaries to achieve goals.


DESIRED knowledge and skills include:

  • Experience working in an urban environment or university and commitment to urban libraries;
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance;
  • Have demonstrated success at mentoring and promoting faculty;
  • Demonstrated success in working with alumni and donors to enhance programs and funding; and;
  • Demonstrated success working with student affairs and administrative services offices in the University.

THE CAMPUS AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES:

Wayne State University is located in the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center, the home of renowned museums, galleries and theaters, most within walking distance. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres of beautifully landscaped walkways and gathering spots, linking 100 education and research buildings. The University Library System includes Public Services, Shiffman Medical Library, Arthur Neef Law Library, Library Computing & Media Services, Office for Teaching & Learning, Collections & Scholarly Communications, UGE 1000, School of Information Science, Detroit Area Library Network (DALNET) and Library Administrative Services. For more information, please visit:http://www.lib.wayne.edu/

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary and rank to be determined commensurately with qualifications and experience. The university offers an array of outstanding benefits including dental and health care plan options, TIAA-CREF or Fidelity, tuition assistance for employees and family, relocation assistance and liberal vacation allowance.

APPLICATION:

Review of applications will begin on Jan 15, 2019 and close Feb 1, 2019. Wayne State University's ON-LINE HIRING SYSTEM is where the application will need to be submitted including a complete resume or CV, letter of interest, and contact information for at least three professional references. This ad will be updated shortly with the position number that can be accessed at http://jobs.wayne.edu. Please direct questions about the position to the chair of the SIS Associate Dean Search Committee, Dr. Kafi Kumasi at ak4901@wayne.edu.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION are woven into our mission and our strategic plan. We value all people and understand that their unique experiences, talents and perspectives make us a stronger organization and better individuals. We strive to make this campus a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

OUR MISSION: We will create and advance knowledge, prepare a diverse student body to thrive, and positively impact local and global communities.
OUR VISION: We will be a pre-eminent, public, urban research university known for academic and research excellence, success across a diverse student body, and meaningful engagement in its urban community.

OUR VALUES: While our vision and mission show where we want to go, our values guide us on the way. They cut across organizational boundaries, bind us culturally, and permeate our strategic and tactical initiatives. They are the defining traits of the Wayne State community.

COLLABORATION: When we work together, drawing upon various talents and perspectives, we achieve better results.
INTEGRITY: We keep our word, live up to our commitments and are accountable to ourselves and each other.

INNOVATION: We are unafraid to try new things and learn by both failure and success.
EXCELLENCE: We strive for the highest quality outcomes in everything we do.

Learn more about what defines Wayne State and explore our 2016-21 strategic plan, Distinctively Wayne State University (https://strategicplan.wayne.edu/download/strategic-plan.pdf).

As an urban research university celebrating 150 years in the heart of Detroit, WSU is one of the three major research universities that make up the Michigan University Research Corridor. Among these research institutions, WSU is the most diverse campus and the only one with Carnegie Foundation designation for both research intensiveness and community engagement. Just finishing a successful capital campaign, Wayne State is poised for growth and influence and becoming even more integral to the overall economy in Southeast Michigan.

WSU is located two miles north of downtown in Detroit's Midtown cultural center; with easy access to the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Symphony, the Detroit Opera House, numerous museums, and professional basketball, baseball, football and hockey venues. Wayne State is also within two miles of Canadian border crossings to Windsor, Ontario. For more information, visit https://wayne.edu/about/detroit.

Full position details below and at: http://sis.wayne.edu/assoc-dean-search.php

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Web Services and eResources Librarian, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Position Title: Librarian (Web Services and eResources)

Posting Date: 10/18/2018

Application Deadline: 1/14/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Job Category: Tenure Track Faculty

Position Type: Tenure Track Faculty 

Salary Schedule: 

The current salary schedule range for an entering tenure-track faculty member is $60,856-$95,406, plus an earned doctoral bonus of $3,042.80. Depending on the entry step, the faculty member advances one step each year and has the potential to reach the current maximum step of $121,454, depending on the educational level attained. Starting salary is commensurate with academic preparation and full-time related, paid experience. In addition to salary, each full-time employee participates in a "cafeteria style" health and welfare benefits program.

Driving Required: Yes 

Department: Library 

Essential Functions of Position:

Anticipated start date Fall 2019, a full-time, tenure-track Librarian position will be available in the Santa Barbara City College Luria Library. We are seeking applicants who can participate in a team environment dedicated to excellent customer service, culturally responsive librarianship that understands the racial, gender, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within our community college student population; and those who have a commitment to our overall student success. Our emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and using technology makes this a dynamic workplace.

Web Services and eResources Librarian will work collaboratively to support current and emerging technologies for the library. The Librarian will have primary responsibility for managing and coordinating the library's online presence, library website, and web services. The Librarian will manage library electronic resources, including collaborating on selection, establishing and maintaining access, and promoting and evaluating usage.

Other major responsibilities include providing reference services, both face-to-face and online, instructing students and faculty in the use of library resources, and teaching information competency workshops based on the ACRL Framework. In our teaching, we seek to use culturally-responsive pedagogical techniques and effective practices for engaging Black, Latinx, and other students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in many academic libraries. Responsibilities also include full participation in departmental responsibilities and college service (such as committee assignments, co-curricular activities).

Additional responsibilities for this position available at: http://www.sbcc.edu/boardoftrustees/files/policies/chapter_7_ap/AP%207210%20Academic%20Employees.pdf

Minimum Qualifications: 

Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.

1. Master's in library science, library and information science. OR 
2. Combination of education and other accomplishments that is equivalent to the above. (If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement that presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g., transcripts, publications, and other work products.); OR 
3. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Librarian Credential.
4. Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, culture, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete an equivalency statement and attach it in the "Equivalency field" under the documents needed to apply. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

Required Licenses or Certifications: N/A

Desirable Qualifications: 

In your cover letter, please address each of the desirable qualifications.

• Knowledge of emerging library technologies and web services.

• Demonstrated skill in using a variety of devices, including mobile platforms, and Window and Mac platforms for multiple applications.

• Experience using web development tools; ability to design and manage websites, conduct usability studies, adhere to web accessibility standards, and create web pages which use responsive design principles.

• Experience creating and maintaining blogs, videos, screencasts, and audio podcasts, and/or other web technologies.

• Experience managing library electronic resources, including: arranging product trials and making selection recommendations; working with vendors, link resolvers, proxy servers, and service configurations to set up and maintain access; and compiling usage statistics.

• Professional library experience, preferably an academic library.

• Experience in working with students or patrons from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, academic, and disability backgrounds, with a wide variance of information-seeking skills and technological competence.

• Willingness to engage in reflective practice and improvement of one's instructional, relational, and library practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students.

• Experience teaching library research and information literacy in face-to-face and/or online environments, and familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.

• Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and collaborate with multiple and varying departmental units across the community college campus.

• Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving designation for institutional, departmental, and instructional practices.

Salary and Benefits: 

The current salary schedule range for an entering tenure-track faculty member is $60,856-$95,406, plus an earned doctoral bonus of $3,042.80. Depending on the entry step, the faculty member advances one step each year and has the potential to reach the current maximum step of $121,454, depending on the educational level attained. Starting salary is commensurate with academic preparation and full-time related, paid experience. In addition to salary, each full-time employee participates in a "cafeteria style" health and welfare benefits program.

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Research Director of the Center for Children's Books, The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences, invites nominations and applications for the position of Research Director of the Center for Children's Books. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois is an international leader in graduate education, and is home to world-class faculty, top-tier research, and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science program that is consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report. Its mission is to lead the way in understanding the use of information in science, culture, society, commerce, and the diverse activities of our daily lives--and in doing so, change the world.

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 

The Center for Children's Books (CCB) at the School of Information Sciences supports critical inquiry, professional training, and educational outreach related to youth-focused literature, resources, and librarianship. The Center's mission is to facilitate the creation and dissemination of exemplary and progressive research and scholarship related to all aspects of children's and young adult literature; media and resources for young (age 0-18) audiences; youth experience and information use; and youth services librarianship. Formed in 1945 along with its affiliate unit, the journal The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, the Center has established an important role in the iSchool as the leader and supporter of youth-focused research, the host of scholar- and practitioner-focused events, and the home of a 16,000-volume special collection of youth literature.

 

The CCB seeks a Director with broad intellectual insights, top-tier scholarly credentials and accomplishments, and the leadership and managerial capacity to actualize a bold vision for its future. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research, and in coordination with the faculty, the School Librarian Program coordinator, and the Editor of the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, the Director will have responsibility for the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the mission and vision of the CCB and its role within the School of Information Sciences. Outstanding candidates will demonstrate strong commitment and experience in the education of youth and those who work with youth.

 

Candidates should hold a PhD in library and information science, children's literature, or a related discipline, and have a distinguished record of teaching, research, and service that would warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of associate professor or full professor in the School.

 

The Director will:

  •  Define and execute a strategic vision for the future by articulating the distinctive needs and opportunities of the CCB;
  • Attract external funding from federal agencies, corporations, foundations, and interested donors to support the Center's mission and develop relevant partnerships; and,
  • Identify and realize emerging opportunities for new research, programs, and multidisciplinary initiatives that leverage the excellence of the Center and the breadth and strength of the School's interdisciplinary culture.

 

The next Director is expected to bring:

 The intellectual leadership and curiosity to direct a robust research program;

  • An appreciation of the Center's history and its potential for the future;
  • An understanding of the connections between youth-focused research and professional practice;
  • An approach that sees youth as agents and creators in their own right and partners in research;
  • A boundary-crossing approach to youth experience that spans various disciplines, print and digital media, and physical and virtual spaces;
  • Outstanding communication skills and strong interpersonal skills;
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion;
  • A record of successful grant writing and/or fundraising;
  • An international-level reputation for scholarship and presentations in the field; and
  • Excellence in teaching.

 

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Management of grant-funded projects;
  • Professional work with youth as a researcher and/or a practitioner;
  • Knowledge of and appreciation for diverse, historical, and contemporary children's literature;
  • Work with diverse communities;
  • Supervision of student and professional staff.

 

This is a full-time, 9-month appointment starting in the fall of 2019; salary will be commensurate with experience.

 

The iSchool's academic programs include the top-ranked Master of Science in Library and Information Science and one of the fastest growing programs at the University, the Master of Science in Information Management. In addition, the School offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science, the oldest program of its kind in the nation, an MS in Bioinformatics, a Certificate of Advanced Study, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Digital Libraries, and School Librarian Licensure Program. Plans for an undergraduate degree in information sciences are underway.

 

As a longstanding innovator in online education, the iSchool offers many programs for students who study from a distance. The total enrollment consists of more than 690 master's students and nearly 50 doctoral students--including 195 international students--who learn with enthusiasm and contribute to the dynamic intellectual life of the School.

 

For more information, please visit http://ischool.illinois.edu/.

 

The university strongly encourages applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in academia. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 2, 2018. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest that addresses the candidate's vision for the CCB, as well as the applicant's motivation to apply, and a list of three professional references, including contact information. 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 at 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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Research Librarian, Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian for the Government & Finance Division (G&F).

This position will provide research and library services to CRS colleagues and congressional clients in areas covered by G&F, such as appropriations, budgeting, Congress, cybersecurity, economic policy, elections, emergency management, executive and judicial branch oversight, financial services, legislative process, and public finance.

Research Librarians work individually and as part of a team to provide research and library services across the full range of policy areas covered by the division and author products used each year by thousands of congressional clients on topics that include appointments/nominations, appropriations status tracking, federal awards tracking, federal disaster assistance programs, federal employees, grants work in a congressional office, and various types of congressional and legislative information.

Open: 12/06/2018 - 1/03/2019

Salary: $68,036 to $88,450 per year

CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518711800.

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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 **

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.

Position #1: Library Associate - PERS Eligible

Location: Oak Harbor
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14964

Closing Date: December 24, 2018

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for a full-time Library Associate position at the Oak Harbor 
community library. The position provides information services, instruction, technical skills, reader's advisory, and programming services for library customers. 

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

Essential Functions

Provide 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

Position #2: Library Associate - PERS Eligible

Location: Lakewood/Smokey Point
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14900

Closing Date: December 16, 2018

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for a full-time Library Associate position at the Lakewood/Smokey 
Point community library. This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs. 


Job Summary
Perform skilled paraprofessional library 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

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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Teacher Librarian Positions, Blake School, MN

 The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12, co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school in Minnesota. We have two openings for Teacher Librarians for the 2019-2020 school year.    

We are looking for a creative and engaged Middle School Teacher Librarian for our school in Hopkins, MN and a Lower School (Elementary) Teacher Librarian for our school in Wayzeta, MN to provide full-time leadership and expertise in our library media program for the 2019-20 school year.

 The ideal candidates will have experience empowering students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, ethical users of information, and skilled researchers across both print and digital resources. The successful candidates will have an extensive knowledge of diverse voices in young adult literature, a demonstrated ability to promote literacy among students, experience partnering with middle school teachers, and the managerial acumen to administer library operations including collection management, programming, and volunteer opportunities. Each teacher librarian will collaborate closely with faculty to develop student-centered approaches to teaching research skills, and connect reading, writing, and inquiry to model and promote intercultural and global competency skills by using digital communication and collaboration tools to interact locally and globally. Part of this work will include growing the digital citizenship curriculum. 

 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in a related field such as secondary education. A valid teaching certificate or license such as School Library Media Specialist, or a master's degree in library science is preferred.  Blake is particularly interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers students to engage across differences.

 

Click here for the link to the job posting for our middle school position working with students in grades 6 - 8.

Click here for the link to the job posting for our Lower School (Elementary) position working with students in grades pre-kindergarten to grade 5.

 

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Assistant Manager, Oak Bend Branch, St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, MO

Assistant Manager-Oak Bend Branch

Known as the "Gateway to the West", St. Louis and the surrounding area offers an array of lifestyles. From hip, trendy cafes and neighborhoods to a plethora of outdoor activities with hundreds of parks and trails to popular sporting events and cultural attractions. St. Louis County is a great place to live, work, and play!   

St. Louis County Library is a 20 branch system, serving over 860,000 patrons and circulating 14 million items a year.  SLCL is in the midst of a multi-year capital improvement project called Your Library Renewed, to upgrade existing structures and open new facilities, as well as enhance library programs and services. Not only do we have state-of-the-art buildings, but our array of programs and partnerships are abundant and diverse. SLCL staff are creative and forward thinking, developing several awarding winning programs geared to enrich individual minds, enhance lives and expand perspectives.

Working in tandem with the Branch Manager, the management team ensures the library's mission and strategic goals are continuously implemented at the branch while considering the community's needs and meeting them with relevant library services and programs. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and innovative individual intent on providing outstanding customer service, reducing barriers to library access, leading our awesome staff, maintaining thriving community relations, and taking pride in being a part of the SLCL team!

Want to work in a library system that is valued by the community?

Do you want to work for this awarding winning library system?

It is a wonderful time to join St. Louis County Library, where facility innovations and creative public services are always growing! Apply today!

Job Purpose:

Assists the Branch Manager with the operation and maintenance of the branch and assumes the responsibilities of the Branch Manager in his/her absence in order to provide quality Library service to all Library customers.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Schedules staff and monitors attendance to ensure adequate staffing.
  2. Assists with overseeing branch operations, building, and grounds maintenance so the branch is clean, safe, and attractive.
  3. Supervises and participates in public service activities including circulation and reference services to meet the needs of customers.
  4. Participates in program planning and implementation to meet the needs of existing customers and to attract new customers.
  5. Participates in hiring, training, evaluating, and disciplining staff to ensure the Library staff is capable of giving the highest quality service.
  6. Assists in the development and maintenance of the branch collection to ensure the branch meets the needs of the community it serves.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science
  • Ability to supervise, train, and motivate staff
  • Must possess a commitment to a high level of public service to Library customers
  • Must possess good judgment, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Must possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work effectively with other Library managers in a professional manner

Hours:

Monday-Friday, two evenings per week

One Saturday and Sunday per month

Salary:

$52,666 and great benefits!

Applications and Resumes can be submitted by visiting  http://www.slcl.org/employment

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Collection Development Manager, EBSCO, Multiple Locations

Location: 03229, NH, US, 23173

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases -- all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation's largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

Collection Development Manager - CDM

Opening in Mid-Atlantic / VA, KY, WV & DC:

 

GOBi Library Solutions provides print and digital content, supporting collection management and technical services to academic, research and special libraries throughout the world. GOBi has 300 employees with customers in 63 countries and is headquartered in Contoocook, NH, USA. GOBi is a division of EBSCO Information Services.

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases -- all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nations largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

 

Collection Development Manager- Mid-Atlantic / VA, KY, WV & DC

For more than 40 years, GOBi has been the global leader in meeting the collection development, acquisition and technical service needs of research and scholarly libraries and their consortia. Currently, we are looking for a dynamic, motivated individual to join our sales team on a full-time basis in the role of Collection Development Manager for the Mid-Atlantic territory. GOBi was acquired by EBSCO Information Services in February 2015.

The Collection Development Manager is responsible for maintaining relationships with current customers and potential customers by identifying and selling all academic products and services offered by the GOBi within their assigned territory.  Through a consultative sales process, the successful candidate will provide library workflow solutions designed to increase library efficiency, retain current sales, generate and pursue new business opportunities, and build customer loyalty.  Position requires overnight travel, including occasional weekends.  Overall travel is estimated at 40%.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify new sales opportunities, while retaining current business, within existing accounts while maintaining profitability goals that meet or exceed territorial sales goals established by sales management.  Meet individual and team sales goals for specific product lines.
  • Sell products and services by establishing contacts and developing strong relationships with prospects; recommend product and service solutions.  Maintain relationships with customer by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending product and service improvements.
  • Evaluate workflow solutions to increase library efficiency where GOBi services can help address needs.  Acts as a consultant with regard to workflow improvements in the library.
  • Supervise collection development process between GOBi and the Library customer.  Create and maintain approval book and slip plans and implement new collection methods such as demand driven selection and ebook-preferred approval plans.
  • Create, implement and manage the appropriate sales process utilizing internal resources including Customer Relationship Management software.  Responsible for proficiency on all GOBi ordering, technical service and Collection Development applications and interfaces.
  • Prepare reports and make recommendations (such as discounts) by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Work closely with Customer Service Bibliographers to assure customer profile reflects true collection requirements.  Maintain professional and technical knowledge of industry and library trends.
  • Communicates and interacts with multiple departments and business units (Operations, I/S, Distribution, Continuations, Customer Service, Publisher Relations, Human Resources, Technical Services, Senior Management, Accounting) to ensure adherence to customer requirements.  
  • Develop new or improved products or service by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Completes required territorial reporting such as, but not limited to, sales call reports, competitor data, and territorial strategy and expense reports on a weekly basis.
  • Position requires overnight travel, including occasional weekends.  Overall travel is estimated at 40%.

 

Cultural Competencies:

  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgement
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player 

Skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 2+ years of experience in library or publisher industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CRM software.
  • Must have knowledge of library technical services, publishing, Integrated Library Systems, GOBi interface options and other bibliographic databases.
  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written, and public speaking experience.
  • Position requires overnight travel, including occasional weekends.  Overall travel is estimated at 40%.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MLS degree preferred.
  • Proven track record of sales success, preferably to academic libraries.
  • Self-motivated, well organized, detail oriented, adaptive and creative, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports.  Ability to respond to common inquiries from customers or members of the business community and effectively present information to management and public groups.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists and interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

Under general supervision, manages and increases sales in an assigned territory. Provides customer technical assistance, develops and delivers technical presentation and training sessions and performs other duties in support of the customer. Responsible for maintaining customer relationships, focusing on new business development and assessing specific customer problems. Years of Experience: 1-3 years

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond 

Job Segment: Developer, Business Development, Manager, CRM, Relationship Manager, Technology, Sales, Management, Customer Service

Apply here: https://careers.ebscoind.com/ebscoinformationservices/job/03229-Collection-Development-Manager-CDM-NH-23173/521558700/

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Assistant Archivist, The Winthrop Group, New York, NY

ASSISTANT ARCHIVIST - New York, NY
 
The Winthrop Group's Information & Archival Services Division is seeking to hire an archivist in New York City. This full-time Assistant Archivist position offers an opportunity to assist in the establishment of a unique performing arts archive and contribute to the organization's centennial commemorations in 2019.  
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the general supervision of a Winthrop Group Lead Archivist, the Assistant Archivist will:
  • survey 600+ boxes of archival records in an off-site storage facility
  • actively participate in content appraisal, arrangement, and description of archival materials to ensure long-term preservation and access to collections
  • track and receive cartons shipped to/from an off-site storage facility
  • routinely collaborate with the client's Archives Committee and Events Committee
  • draft collection and access policies
  • assist, as requested, in exhibit development, outreach, and training of volunteers
  • implement digitization projects and manage files in a records management system in collaboration with Information Technology staff
  • respond to reference inquiries from client's staff and external stakeholders
  • collaborate with other members of the team to ensure the goals and objectives of Winthrop's client are accomplished in an accurate, efficient, and useful way.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • MA/MLS with a concentration in Archives Management, with at least one year of processing experience in an archival setting
  • Knowledge of and experience with basic preservation techniques and proper handling of records and artifacts
  • Experience developing finding aids and providing reference service
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lift boxes and objects weighing up to 40 pounds
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience working with performing arts collections
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in American theater history
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
For most of the project, the Assistant Archivist will work in an office environment in Manhattan. Approximately 2-3 weeks of work will take place at an off-site storage facility in New Jersey accessible via mass transit. 
DURATION
16-month contract position
APPLY
Please email cover letter, resume, and names, titles and contact information for three references to: 
Kimberly Peach
Lead Archivist

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Senior Library Assistant, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

Senior Library Assistant-Public Services
Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for a Senior Library Assistant-Public Services position. This position will assist with library operational functions: create, compile, and maintain records; receive, process, and issue library materials (including interlibrary loan and reserve reading) in a variety of formats; perform collection maintenance and inventory; conduct facilities opening and closing procedures; assist patrons with library transactions; and perform complex clerical functions, including petty cash maintenance.  

Required Education: Associate's Degree. Required Specialized Training/Certifications: Associate's Degree or two years coursework leading toward a Bachelor's Degree.  Required Minimum Work Experience: One year of customer service oriented work experience. Supervisory experience.  

Knowledge/skills/abilities required: Demonstrated ability to accurately and efficiently perform detail-oriented tasks. Experience and knowledge of technology including email, internet, databases, spreadsheets, and web-based applications. Ability to accurately and efficiently operate departmental equipment. Ability to effectively communicate with coworkers, supervisors, and customers (students, faculty, staff, community patrons). Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.  

Additional Desirable Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Library work experience. Time management skills. Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Demonstrated experience working with a diverse group of individuals. Experience and knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro and library-specific systems.  

This schedule for this position is: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm (during semesters); Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm (between semesters); schedule may be subject to change under special circumstances; overtime may be available on a limited basis. The hourly rate is $10.82 at the probationary rate and $11.55 at the working rate.  

Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette. For a summary of the benefits offered by Northern Michigan University, visit http://www.nmu.edu/hr/benefit-summaries and select technical and Office Professional Staff.

Submit NMU staff application, cover letter and resume utilizing our on-line application process by accessing https://employme.nmu.edu. All required application materials must be submitted electronically by December 14, 2018.

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

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Data & Digital Scholarship Librarian, UW Tacoma Library, Tacoma, WA

TITLE:                       Data and Digital Scholarship Librarian

LOCATION:             UW Tacoma Library

 

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the following link: apply.interfolio.com/57970

 THE LIBRARIES

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

 

UW TACOMA LIBRARY

The UW Tacoma Library engages in the full spectrum of scholarly and teaching activities for the University of Washington Tacoma campus. As such, the UW Tacoma Library plays an essential role in the learning, teaching, research, and community partnership work of the University through access, collections, consultations, digital scholarship support, events, instruction, reference, service, and technology. UW Tacoma librarians work in a matrixed model in which all librarians carry responsibility for a single area of library work, but also contribute to all areas of library. The UW Tacoma Library aspires to be a catalyst for UW Tacoma, with agile and innovative approaches to meeting the changing needs of our students, faculty, and community.

 

UW TACOMA

One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. Our campus provides a unique environment for the development of creative teaching, research and community collaborations. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.

 

THE POSITION

Under the general direction of the Associate Director, the Data and Digital Scholarship (DDS) Librarian will contribute significantly to the emerging digital scholarship program at UW Tacoma and develops data services as an essential aspect of the campus's research enterprise. As a key member of the UW Tacoma LIbrary, the DDS Librarian increases the visibility and usability of digital scholarship and data resources through research consultations, workshops and course-integrated instruction, online research guides, and outreach efforts.

This position encourages a culture of digital scholarship at UW Tacoma and the UW Libraries through by leveraging tri-campus efforts to support digital scholarship and data services in support of UW Tacoma's teaching and research mission.

 

Serving as a liaison to the Urban Studies Program and the Milgard School of Business, the DDS Librarian will have unique opportunities to embed into the activities of these programs and apply digital scholarship practices in support of the urban-serving mission of UW Tacoma. Areas of potential growth and outreach include geospatial technology, digital community archiving, community-engaged scholarship, data analytics, among others.

 

In addition to the above, all UW Tacoma Librarians participate in the full range of reference and instruction services to University of Washington Tacoma students, faculty and staff. Librarians plan, deliver, and assess research support and instruction for diverse students, faculty, and staff whose primary areas of study, teaching, and research fall within the librarian's academic subject and program responsibilities. Responsibilities include developing innovative approaches to research assistance tailored to the user populations, collection development and delivery of services in an environment committed to electronic resources and access.

 

This is a full-time, 12-month position.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with faculty engaged in emerging forms of scholarship, supporting all stages of the research lifecycle, from research design to audience engagement.
  • Promotes digital scholarship, data services, open access, and emerging research practices on the UW Tacoma campus through consultations, trainings, workshops, online tutorials, and other outreach methods.
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of digital repositories that serve campus and university-wide needs, focusing in particular on how to best leverage these tools to support scholarly communication.
  • Develops and supports campus-based digital collections hosted in digital repository systems and other platforms used by the UW Tacoma academic community.
  • Consults one-on-one and offers workshops to faculty and student groups about data, including GIS and Geospatial Technologies.
  • Consults with faculty seeking to implement community-engaged research methodologies into courses that leverage digital technologies to connect with public audiences.
  • Serves as a subject librarian for Urban Studies and the Milgard School of Business, performing regular instruction, reference, and outreach services as articulated in the UW Tacoma Subject Librarian Guidelines.
  • Represents the Library on campus and UW Libraries committees focused on repository services, research, and data practices.
  • Participates in coordination and implementation of the library website, LibGuides, and the campus institutional repository.
  • Participates in outreach opportunities with the UW Tacoma community.
  • Makes recommendations for and assists in formulation of library policies, and contributes to the development of library services responsive to the needs of the campus curriculum and users.
  • Provides reference assistance and referral to University of Washington Tacoma Library resources and, when necessary, to other resources including University Libraries, and regional academic and community libraries. Shares in providing instruction and reference services. Work schedule may include evenings and weekends.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Coursework or demonstrated experience with digital scholarship, digital humanities, open scholarship, data curation, and/or altmetrics.
  • Experience providing consulting services and/or training faculty, or others, in positions of authority.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Coursework or demonstrated experience with reference and instruction.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of energy, creativity, and flexibility; ability to foster collaborative relationships within and across administrative lines.
  • Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment with a broad range of people from culturally diverse backgrounds including colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Ability to manage workload, priorities and deadlines and achieve timeline goals.

 

Preferred

  • Experience serving diverse and underrepresented student populations.
  • Academic background in urban studies and/or business.
  • Coursework or demonstrated experience with GIS data and/or other geospatial technologies.
  • Experience with scripting languages for quantitative data analysis, such as R or Python.
  • Demonstrated interest in research, publication, or professional contributions.

  

SALARY

$51,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

 

RANK

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

 

BENEFITS

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

 

Application Instructions

Apply here: apply.interfolio.com/57970

 

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

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

 

Application Deadline
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than Monday, December 31, 2018.

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

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

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

 

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).

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Research Librarian, AFSCME, Washington, D.C.

Research Librarian I - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

Department: Research & Collective Bargaining

Location: Washington, D.C.

Grade:  United Staff Union -- Grade 8

Salary:  Starts at $72,447

Benefits: List of benefits

 

To be considered

Please send an email with an attached cover letter and resume to: recruiting@afscme.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, we strongly encourage applying before December 19, 2018.

 

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.

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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**

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.

Position #1: Library Associate - PERS Eligible

Location: Lakewood/Smokey Point
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14900

Closing Date: December 16, 2018

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for a full-time Library Associate position at the Lakewood/Smokey Point community library. This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs. 


Job Summary
Perform skilled paraprofessional library 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

  • 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

Position #2: Internal PSA I - Not PERS Eligible

Location: Stanwood
Pay Range: $17.07 - 23.48 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 14754

Closing Date: December 3, 2018, 9:59pm

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

Essential Functions

  • Provide assistance at the library circulation desk, answers phones, checks library materials in and out, registers customers for library cards, and orders various library materials.
  • Assist customers with self-checkout machines and answers questions in the hold areas.
  • Return library materials to proper locations and supports circulation duties.
  • Provide assistance to library customers with basic reference questions.
  • Respond to technical services calls and assists with problems with the fax machines, public copiers, pay-for-print stations, vending machines, and printers.
  • Submit and monitor technical reports for library technology service issues.
  • Perform other public service and general clerical support tasks as assigned.

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Adult Services Coordinator, Licking County Library, Newark, OH

Summary of Position:

Under the general supervision of the Public Services Manager, the Adult Services Coordinator manages the Adult Services Department and performs a variety of duties as they relate to the Library System's day-to-day service to adult readers, researchers, AV customers. The Adult Services Coordinator plans and presents programs and services for adults.

 

This is a Full-Time position; 37.5 hours per week. OPERS Retirement. The successful candidate will work a varying schedule including evenings and weekends.

 

Complete Job Description and Application Procedure:

Go to www.lickingcountylibrary.org and scroll down to the "Careers" tab, click on "Current Job Openings" and select "Adult Services Coordinator" to view a complete job description, requirement details, and apply or CLICK HERE.  

 

Deadline to apply is Monday, December 17, 2018.

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Head, Cataloging and Acquisitions, Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Head of the Cataloging and Acquisitions Department

 

Illinois State University's Milner Library seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and collaborative librarian for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for managing the Cataloging and Acquisitions department. This individual will provide leadership and expertise in a unit essential to Milner Library and Illinois State University. From cataloging unique and primary sources for one of the leading circus collections in the United States to the creation of a metadata team that will support new digital initiatives, Milner Library offers candidates extraordinary opportunities.

 

Milner Library is woven into the fabric of the campus at every level. As Illinois' oldest public university, Illinois State University offers an outstanding education to over 20,000 undergraduates and 2,400 graduate students in diverse master's and doctoral programs. Milner Library supports those programs with a service-focused staff of 78, an institutional budget of approximately $9 million, and a collection of over 1.3 million volumes, including 100,000 e-books and 81,000 e-journals.

 

The department is responsible for the acquisition, licensing, metadata, and cataloging or archival processing of library resources; management of the library's discovery systems: SFX, EBSCO Discovery Service, and Archon; and Coral, its electronic resource management system. The library is a NACO member, participates in SACO, and has a history of early adoption of library technologies. As a member of the Consortium for Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), the Library participates with 90 libraries in a VuFind and Ex Libris Voyager environment. A migration to an Ex Libris Alma environment is planned in 2020.

 

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Information Assets, this is a 12-month, tenure track faculty position with appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor. The successful candidate must have expertise in cataloging or metadata. The position works closely with the Library's administrative office, all library departments and divisions, university lab schools, and state organizations, particularly CARLI.

 

Milner Library faculty have responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarly and creative activities, and service as outlined in Illinois State University Faculty Appointment, Salary, Promotion and Tenure Policies and Milner Library's Department and College Faculty Status Committees' Criteria for Evaluation, Promotion, and Tenure.

 

Illinois State University and Milner Library believe a diverse faculty and staff helps us to better understand our world, educate our students, and engage our community. For the third consecutive year, Illinois State University was named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Illinois State is located in Normal/Bloomington, a vibrant community 2-3 hours from Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.

 

The library's integrated library system (Ex Libris Voyager), OpenURL link resolver (Ex Libris SFX), and online catalog (VuFind) are hosted by CARLI. The resource discovery system (EBSCO Discovery Service) and Archon are hosted locally. The library uses OCLC CONTENTdm to manage digital collections and bepress Digital Commons for the institutional repository.

 

The position start date will be July 1, 2019. For a complete description and to apply, please visit posting number 0711378 at https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu

 

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and continue until position is filled. 

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Metadata Librarian, Federal Reserve, Washington DC

For details on how to apply, please go here https://frbog.taleo.net/careersection/1/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=21251

Metadata Librarian (Knowledge Analyst)- R&S-21251
Primary Location: DC-Washington
Employee Status: Regular
Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Type: Standard
Travel: No
Shift: Day Job
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: Master's or Equivalent Exp.
Relocation Provided: Yes
Salary Grade Low: 24 [see here for pay ranges https://www.federalreserve.gov/careers-salary.htm
Salary Grade High: 25
Posting Date: Dec 3, 2018

Position Requirements
The Research Library at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is seeking an experienced Metadata Librarian (within the Knowledge Analyst job family). 

The Federal Reserve Board is the central bank of the United States, and its mission is to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. As a Federal Reserve staff member, you will play an important role in accomplishing this mission. The Research Library, with a full-time staff of 16 librarians and 2 technicians, offers a full array of desktop and customized library services to the approximately 2,700 staff members at the Board. 

The Metadata Librarian leads efforts to manage metadata necessary for the discovery, access, and stewardship of varied information collections and data resources that support the Federal Reserve Board's mission. The librarian is responsible for the creation and management of descriptive metadata in multiple databases for diverse materials, including traditional print, serials, online resources, and datasets. As the subject matter expert, the incumbent will apply their in-depth knowledge of relevant standards, rules, and best practices to the creation, analysis, enrichment, normalization, and maintenance of metadata. The librarian will also use their metadata expertise to aid in collaborative, team-based efforts in the Research Library and throughout the Board to develop innovative discovery tools, further workflow automation, enrich the Board's Subject Taxonomy, and enhance the institutional repository of Board research. 

The responsibilities and duties will include: 

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

 

Qualifications:
Required:

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

 

Desired: 

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

 

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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Librarian, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR

Description (see here)

At Clackamas Community College (CCC), we are here to serve our students and our community. Our mission is to serve the people of the college district with high-quality education and training opportunities that are accessible to all students, adaptable to changing needs and accountable to the community we serve. CCC fosters personal growth and academic excellence, recognizes the inherent goodness of all people, models personal and academic integrity, respects diversity, and shows concern for the needs and feelings of others.
 
CCC Library supports the mission of Clackamas Community College by providing user-friendly research tools, relevant resources, customized library instruction, and welcoming, inclusive spaces for the CCC community. CCC Library seeks to fill one full time faculty position to help us creatively and sustainably further our mission and continuously improve our services. This position will co-lead CCC Library's instruction program and perform duties related to website maintenance, assessment, collection development, outreach, and public services.
 
The library department resides in the Institutional Effectiveness and Planning Division. CCC Library works with Writing Center/Tutoring, Counseling, Skills Development, ESL, Writing/English, Instructional Support and Professional Development, and many other departments to provide learners with essential skills for daily life, the workplace, their community, and further education. CCC Library serves the three campuses of Clackamas Community College. CCC Library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance Library Consortium.
 
The position may work evenings, weekends, and throughout the academic year as needed by the institution.
 
Responsibilities and duties:
Specific duties shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-leading library instruction and services that target and improve first-year student retention and student success.
  • Collaborating with faculty to integrate library instruction into the curriculum.
  • Providing reference assistance to the college community.
  • Participating with other librarians and faculty in the development, implementation, and assessment of the library's information literacy curriculum.
  • Coordinating and maintaining the CCC Library website and LibGuides.
  • Making recommendations for and assisting in formulation of library policies, and contributing to the development of library services responsive to the needs of the campus curriculum and users.
  • Recommending materials in a variety of formats for purchase based on user interests and curricular requirements.
  • Collaborating with librarian team to build a comprehensive collection management strategy.
  • Participating in college-wide, divisional, and departmental meetings as scheduled.
  • Establishing a professional development plan to remain current with advances in the field of library science and information delivery systems.
  • Compiling data for reports as required by the College.
  • May provide assistance to other department personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate.

Qualifications

The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.

MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Experience in public services or academic settings.
  • Evidence of teaching experience and competency.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Experience serving diverse and underrepresented student populations.
  • Must be results-oriented, flexible, self-motivated, and have an enthusiasm for teaching and technology.
  • Creative approach to the development of new services; commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.
  • Experience with current instructional technology (LMS, library chat software, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage workload, priorities and deadlines and achieve timeline goals.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES:
Valid driver's license acceptable in the State of Oregon.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with joint-use libraries and/or library consortiums.
  • Evidence of organizational, systems thinking, and project coordination skills.
  • Experience using LibGuides.
  • Experience with program assessment.
  • Familiarity with UDL and accessibility.
  • Familiarity with OER, open pedagogy, copyright, and intellectual property.
  • Experience in a community-centric library.

Other Job Elements

The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the use of step stools in order to retrieve archived materials. Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds on a regular basis such as papers, files, boxes, equipment, computers, etc., and rarely requires moving materials weighing over 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work environment includes classroom, lab, or other setting as appropriate.
May be exposed to minimal chemical exposure.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervision of other personnel is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel and may assign work to student workers.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general direction of the Dean Institutional Effectiveness & Planning.

Additional Information

Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs. It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.  
 
The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.
 
Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.


ADDITIONAL POSTING INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply for this position, you must submit:

  • Completed online application
  • Cover Letter - In no more than two pages provide a brief overview of your background, experience, and skills, your qualities and beliefs as related to the job requirements, anything else you wish the committee to know about you.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions

Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned.


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
CCC only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline. 
 
For assistance with this, please email hr@clackamas.edu. For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.
 
Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position.  Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration. 
 
Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 
Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement. 
 
Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
 
The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
 
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.

 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE STATEMENT:
Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
 
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

  • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) - OR - Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
  • Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

For information regarding Veteran's Preference qualifications, visit the following website: http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtml

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Systems and Discovery Librarian, Hilton M. Briggs Library, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Systems and Discovery Librarian

(Assistant or Associate Librarian depending on qualifications)

Hilton M. Briggs Library 

South Dakota State University

 

South Dakota State University (SDSU) seeks an innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of Systems and Discovery Librarian. The successful candidate will provide support for library systems for SDSU collaborating with library staff to enhance users' ability to identify, retrieve, and use library resources. The successful candidate will also work as part of a team to enhance and support the consortium of South Dakota's six public university libraries. This 12-month faculty Librarian position reports to the SDSU Head of Technical Service; participates in professional activity; and serves on library, university, and statewide committees. The Systems and Discovery Librarian supervises the Library Computer Support Specialist and works in conjunction with South Dakota Board of Regents staff.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership and training to build an integrated framework for library systems (e.g. link resolvers, digital object storage and access systems, interlibrary loan, integrated library systems, and discovery solutions) to improve the user experience;
  • Shape the library's technological future by exploring and advocating for user-centered library systems and applications;
  • Collaborate with library staff, campus instructional designers, IT colleagues, and consortium partners to provide flexible and innovative information services;
  • Use technology creatively to address challenges and improve processes;
  • Support and enhance the ILS, including testing, customizing reports, training staff, and improving staff and user interfaces;
  • Contribute research support for library collection analysis activities, digitization initiatives, and assessment;
  • Provide reference assistance, including some weekend duty;
  • Fulfill faculty expectations for librarianship and service as required for rank adjustment;
  • Support the Board of Regents libraries assisting with resolving problems, enhancing library systems, and encouraging collaboration and communication;
  • Report to System Library Council on consortium issues and potential areas of growth and collaboration; oMonitor and evaluate emerging technologies and make recommendations for adoption, as appropriate;
  • Lead working groups responsible for evaluating, selecting, and negotiating shared services;
  • Provide leadership for functional groups to enhance communication between librarians, develop best practices, and plan for future developments; and
  • Serve as primary point of support for User Groups and Functional Teams.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master's degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program by start date;
  • Familiarity with integrated library systems and discovery services;
  • Graduate coursework and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: digitization of information, integrated library systems, discovery services, metadata, networking, computer programming;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information to a general audience and to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff; and
  • Ability to work collegially and in a leadership role with library colleagues in a complex and changing environment.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • An earned subject Master's degree in addition to the MLS by start date;
  • Work experience in an academic or research library;
  • Knowledge of or experience with discovery services and an understanding of issues and trends in resource discovery;
  • Knowledge of or experience with maintaining databases and troubleshooting access problems;
  • Knowledge of or experience in library systems, acquisitions, cataloging, serials, collection development, digital projects, or information services;
  • Knowledge of or experience with Alma, Primo, and/or Drupal;
  • Knowledge of or experience with design, implementation, and maintenance of web pages;
  • Knowledge of or experience with instructional and/or presentation software;
  • Knowledge of issues and trends in providing data services;
  • Experience providing reference service; and
  • Ability to embrace change, think creatively and work independently.

 

SALARY: $65,000 - $75,000 depending on qualifications.

UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY: 

SDSU is a land grant institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees. It is the state's largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. The library staff consists of 30 full time employees. The South Dakota public university libraries consist of Black Hills State University, Dakota State University, Northern State University, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, South Dakota State University, and the University of South Dakota.

SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota, a community of approximately 23,000 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance.

 

For a full listing of the responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. The Library actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

SDSU is an AA/EO employer.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by January 18, 2019.

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Data and Evaluation Coordinator, UMB Health Sciences and Human Services Library, Baltimore, MD

Data and Evaluation Coordinator

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

Health Sciences and Human Services Library

University of Maryland, Baltimore

 

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library (NNLM, SEA, RML), housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), seeks a librarian to oversee the development and implementation of data science, technology, and evaluation programs to improve information access to health professionals and health consumers in the region.

 

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

 

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

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies, develops, and teaches classes and workshops in a variety of formats addressing and promoting aspects of data science, technology, evaluation, and access to biomedical information to health professionals, librarians, and the public.
  • Tracks and monitors data science and technology trends and policy developments improving access to biomedical information by SEA members, healthcare and health information professionals, and the public.
  • Assists SEA members, health and health information professionals, and health consumers with data, technology, and evaluation questions and questions related to to NLM and NNLM products and services.
  • Assists in the planning, promotion, and coordination of data science and technology projects and awareness programs in the region.
  • Develops and reviews content on data science, technology, and evaluation for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA web sites, social media, and the regional electronic newsletter, SEA Currents.
  • Presents information about NLM and NNLM programs in training sessions, demonstrations, meetings, exhibits, and other events. Works with other coordinators to exhibit NLM resources at national, regional, and state meetings of health professionals, information professionals, and the public.
  • Serves as a liaison to recipients of data science and technology awards and advise on evaluation of outreach initiatives for the region.
  • Supports initiatives as determined by the NNLM Research Data Management and Evaluation Working Groups and communicates information back to SEA staff and the region as necessary.
  • Develops educational materials for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA websites focused on effective evaluation techniques, data science, and technology to improve access to quality health information for health professionals and the public.
  • Cooperates with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices to produce national programming and participates in national NNLM initiatives as appropriate.
  • Maintains accountability for NLM deliverables, including workshops, exhibiting, presentations, newsletter contributions, web and social media content

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating "I verify that my CV is current and accurate" - does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by January 4, 2019. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/DataEvalLib.   

 

MINIMUM SALARY: $55,000, commensurate with experience

 

BENEFITS:

Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

 

ENVIRONMENT:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven's Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.

 

The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track-record of user-centered innovative services and programs.  Fifty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library.  Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation.  The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces.

Through the HS/HSL's website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu), the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services.   The HS/HSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School.  The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine's Southeastern/Atlantic Region. 

 

The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7200 faculty and staff members on UMB's 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB's professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/.

 

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

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Head of Technical Services, Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD

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Head of Technical Services (Librarian)
University of Maryland Baltimore, Francis King Carey School of Law - Baltimore, MD

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Library & Technology, the Head of Technical Services provides leadership for the selection, processing, organization, and maintenance of library resources in all formats. This faculty librarian oversees: purchasing, licensing, cataloging, and processing of materials using the Ex Libris ILS; gathering data related to the use of the law library's collection; negotiating with vendors; forecasting acquisitions expenditures; and borrowing from / lending to other libraries (ILL). The Head of Technical Services is a critical member of the Library's leadership team, providing input on strategic directions and programs. This position contributes expertise to library and campus committees; participates in local, regional and national consortia; and participates in University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) work groups.
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Librarian, Williams Kastner & Gibbs PLLC, Seattle, WA

Librarian (part-time)
Williams Kastner & Gibbs PLLC - Seattle, WA

Duties will include clerical and other library work as required to support the functioning of the library. This is not a reference position. Daily activities will include mail and print management; ILS and electronic resource management; library orderliness; collection development and expenditures management (acquisitions, standing orders, subscriptions, cancellations and returns) for two offices; interlibrary loan; and maintenance of records and files related to library service activities and projects. The qualified candidate will have experience as a librarian within a law firm or law library. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong, active listening skills and the ability to follow instructions. Ability to sustain attention to detail. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks. Basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Strong analytical skills with the capacity to recommend improvements or solutions.

Apply to: Arun Mistry AMistry@williamskastner.com

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Data and Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Washington Libraries, Tacoma, WA

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Data and Digital Scholarship Librarian
University of Washington Libraries - Tacoma, WA

Under the general direction of the Associate Director, the Data and Digital Scholarship (DDS) Librarian will contribute significantly to the emerging digital scholarship program at UW Tacoma and develops data services as an essential aspect of the campus's research enterprise. As a key member of the UW Tacoma Library, the DDS Librarian increases the visibility and usability of digital scholarship and data resources through research consultations, workshops and course-integrated instruction, online research guides, and outreach efforts. This position encourages a culture of digital scholarship at UW Tacoma and the UW Libraries through by leveraging tri-campus efforts to support digital scholarship and data services in support of UW Tacoma's teaching and research mission.
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Federal Librarian, Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.

Full-Time Federal Librarian Position: Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.

  • Are you an experienced business reference librarian who would like branch into content licensing?

  • Do you have experience licensing library electronic resources and would like to branch into data licensing?

 

Join an energetic, collegial team of data and subscription services librarians at the Federal Reserve Board.

Acquire the data that fuels the research of some of the most respected economists in the world and see the results of the Board's work published in the world's top economic journals and financial newspapers.

 

The Federal Reserve Board's Career webpage has detailed benefits and salary information.

Salary commensurate with experience, grade FR-24 - FR-25, $74,300 - $136,000

Apply online by searching "Data Acquisitions Librarian" or Job Number 21074

 

Data Acquisitions Librarian (Knowledge Analyst)-21074

Primary Location: DC-Washington

Employee Status: Regular

Overtime Status: Exempt

Job Type: Standard

Travel: No

Shift: Day Job

Years of Experience Required: 2

Education Required: Master's or Equivalent Exp.

Relocation Provided: Yes

Salary Grade Low: 24

Salary Grade High: 25

Posting Date: Sep 24, 2018

 

Position Description

The Knowledge Analyst participates in technical operations in the area of data and information acquisition, management, analysis or dissemination. The analyst provides analytical support to economists and other professionals at the Board and in the System. The support includes research and data services, information analysis, and contributions to the design and maintenance of metadata and knowledge management solutions.

 

Position Requirements

The Research Library at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is seeking a Data Acquisitions Librarian (within the Knowledge Analyst job family).

As the central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve's mission is to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. As a Federal Reserve staff member, you will play a critical role in accomplishing this mission. 

Research at the Federal Reserve Board is data intensive and time-sensitive.  The Research Library, with a full-time staff of 16 librarians and 2 technicians, offers a full array of desktop and customized library services to the approximately 2,700 staff members at the Board. More than 400 of the Board's staff are Ph.D. economists, and many more participate in the Board's research efforts.

For a portfolio of specific data and electronic subscription resources and subject areas, the data acquisitions librarian conducts reference interviews to learn about new data needs, maintains strong relationships with content vendors and data providers, negotiates both renewal of existing licenses and new licenses, arranges training, works with metadata librarians to ensure cataloging and access to data, and assists managers with budget projections. The librarian works with four colleagues engaged in similar activities including:

  • Actively coordinating multiple contracts concurrently, assuring that acquisitions are completed to meet time-critical research needs. 
  • Working closely and communicating effectively with staff throughout the acquisitions process, including economists, vendors, managers and Board administrative, technical, procurement and legal staff.  
  • Meeting with vendors to understand the products and data available, communicating information to Board researchers, negotiating agreements, reviewing and editing contract documents, and preparing memos justifying purchases.
  • Representing the interests of the Board in the development of consortial agreements within the Federal Reserve System, comprised of the Board and twelve Reserve Banks. 
  • Advising management and end users on copyright and data usage restrictions including participation on the Library's Data Review Team which ensures data used in projects are in compliance with license terms.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution or degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in negotiating contracts and pricing for data and/or electronic subscription services that demonstrate effective and creative negotiation skills
  • Ability to coordinate acquisitions workflow and work collegially across multiple teams external to the Library including economic research, budget administration, procurement, legal, accounting, and data management.
  • Impeccable attention to detail especially in the areas of contract pricing, workflow tracking, and inquiry responses
  • Initiative to improve data services and follow through on all data requests
  • Demonstrated skill in prioritizing workload with the ability to manage competing projects.          
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong oral and written communications skills
  • Capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team while simultaneously working efficiently and effectively as an individual

 

Desired:

  • Subject matter expertise in economics, finance, and business is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrates an understanding of data management best practices and the use of data in scholarly research
  • Knowledge regarding federal government contracting procedures
  • Familiarity with trends in assigning metadata to datasets for cataloging purposes

 

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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Communications and Outreach Manager, Civil Rights Corps, Washington, DC

Communications and Outreach Manager

 

About Civil Rights Corps

Civil Rights Corps, an innovative non-profit civil rights organization, immediately seeks a skilled and creative mid-level communications professional for a position with our Washington, DC-based team. Civil Rights Corps (CRC) is dedicated to challenging systemic injustice in the American legal system. We work with individuals accused and convicted of crimes, their families and communities, people currently or formerly incarcerated, activists, organizers, judges, and government officials to challenge mass human caging and to create a legal system that promotes equality and human freedom. Our ongoing litigation includes challenges to money bail, abusive private probation practices, debtors' prisons, and driver's license revocation.

 

About the Role

The Communications Department is new and growing with this dynamic organization. The Communications and Outreach Manager will support various initiatives that promote Civil Rights Corps' innovative work and the impact of our advocacy and litigation to local and national audiences. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer who demonstrates sound news judgement and is passionate about reforming the American legal system through a grassroots approach. They will be an ambitious self-starter with a proven ability to execute media and special events, collaborate with others, and balance multiple deliverables. This position reports directly to the Director of Communications.

 

Responsibilities

  • Write/proof/edit press releases, media advisories, talking points, blog posts and other content
  • Field media requests from national, trade, specialty and new media outlets, and develop media relationships
  • Monitor local, state, and national media for trends in CRC's practice areas and identify opportunities for pitching
  • Assist with conceptualizing and executing small to large-scale events, including briefings, days-of-action, press conferences, and special fundraisers with occasional travel
  • Draft op-eds from CRC attorneys and partners for placement in local, state, and national outlets
  • Assist with booking CRC experts on TV, radio, and podcasts
  • Assist with managing relationships with contractors and community partners
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed by the Director of Communications

 

Qualifications

  • Cultural competency and a clear understanding of - and commitment to - advocacy and CRC's mission;
  • Resourcefulness and proven ability to think critically and strategically in a fluid environment;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with demonstrated concern for detail and accuracy;
  • Demonstrated ability to keep many projects and products organized and moving forward simultaneously;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, AP Style, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Canva;
  • 3-5 years of full-time experience in a communications or media relations role with progressive organizations and/or campaigns;
  • A bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Public Affairs or Political Science required;
  • Experience with graphic design and audio and video editing are a plus, but not required.
  • Familiarity with Spanish language and constituency media are a plus, but not required.

Compensation

Salary is very competitive for non-profits and commensurate with prior experience. Civil Rights Corps offers an outstanding and generous benefits package, including employer-paid health, vision, and dental benefits, transit benefits, retirement matching, and paid sick, family, and vacation leave.

 

To Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to kiara@civilrightscorps.org. Please include Communications and Outreach Manager in the subject line. A writing test and references will be required before an offer is made. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is identified.

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Emerging Technologies Specialist, NIH Library, Bethesda, MD

The NIH Library is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as NIH Library Emerging Technologies Specialist, supporting National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers and staff in the use of technology-rich services including virtual/augmented reality, 3D modeling, data visualization and artificial intelligence (AI) applications. This is a GS11/12/13, Technical Information Specialist position. If you have experience providing training for specialized hardware and software and want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Library team.

We expect to announce this vacancy on USAJOBS.gov on December 6, 2018 and the application will be open for five calendar days. The application period reflects the NIH's effort to hire talented people quickly. You may preview the draft announcements now at www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517314000 and www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517314500, but you will not be able to apply until December 6th.

We encourage you to create or update your USAJOBS.gov account and profile now so you will be ready to apply when this job is announced. As part of the application process, it may be necessary to upload copies of degree transcripts.  We also encourage you to set up email notifications for job announcements. Please visit the USAJOBS.gov Help Center at www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq for more information.

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Lead Archivist, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC

Position: Lead Archivist
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

Description 

The Lead Archivist is responsible for establishing and implementing a robust, enduring archives program, including systems and processes, within the Kennedy Center. Working closely with the archiving team, Public Relations, Information Technology, Theater Managers, and other internal and external stakeholders, the Lead Archivist ensures that the growth, accessibility, and stewardship of the Kennedy Center Archives serves the organization's mission as an integral part of this premiere performing arts organization and living memorial to President John F. Kennedy.

 

The Lead Archivist reports to the Vice President of Public Relations and

  • oversees accessioning, processing and cataloging of archival materials
  • engages in long-range planning activities such as developing a mission statement, collection development policy, access services, and operational procedures
  • develops strong relations internally across the Center and with external stakeholders
  • collaborates with the Center's artistic constituents (National Symphony Orchestra and Washington National Opera)
  • hires an Assistant Archivist, develops and supervises an Archives team
  • maintains and implements the Center's retention schedule
  • develops creative outreach initiatives for the Archives
  • identifies collection material most essential for telling the story of the Center on the occasion of its 50th anniversary (2021-2022 season)
  • manages departmental budget and works with Development staff to cultivate funding sources
  • responds to archival inquiries from Kennedy Center staff and external stakeholders
  • collaborates with IT to develop and maintain the Kennedy Center Digital Archive

Requirements

  • 7-10 years of professional experience in an archive
  • 4+ years of supervisory experience
  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Knowledge of archival and information science technologies
  • Demonstrated experience with databases, content management systems, digital asset management systems, film/video elements, and digital formats
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to function independently or in groups

Useful Experience:

  • Experience working in a performing arts environment and/or experience organizational archive
  • Experience in budget administration
  • Experience in exhibit planning and installation
  • Knowledge of trends, techniques, and methods in digital humanities
  • Familiarity with best practices in archival facilities planning

To Apply: View complete position description and submit application through the Kennedy Center site:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=THEKENNC&cws=38&rid=712

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Assistant Professors, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama, School of Library & Information Studies is seeking two new faculty members to join our faculty in Fall 2019. We are seeking one faculty member with expertise in information technology and another in digital media management.  Position descriptions follow:

Assistant Professor Position for August 2019

Information Technology

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies seeks a faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 16, 2019 at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants should have teaching and research interests in the area of information technologies as they relate to the field of Library and Information Studies. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to shape the character and direction of the School as it continues to integrate the traditions of information science, librarianship, and archives, in the context of new and emerging technologies. This faculty member will be expected to maintain an active role in advising master's and doctoral students and to contribute through service at the school, college, university, and professional levels. UA SLIS offers nationally ranked on-campus and online degree programs. Faculty engage in a teaching load of two graduate courses per semester with an option to teach during the summer. All faculty members are expected to work with diverse constituencies, contribute to our social justice-driven curriculum, and maintain a rigorous research agenda. Participation in interdisciplinary scholarship and community engagement initiatives are strongly encouraged.

 

We are seeking faculty with teaching and research interests in:

  • Data Science
  • Database Systems
  • Metadata Technologies
  • Information systems
  • Network architecture

 

This faculty member must have the ability to connect relevant technology expertise to teaching assignments and projects reflecting Library and Information Studies, and be able to support multiple teaching, research, and service opportunities at SLIS, in our College and at the University of Alabama. These opportunities include education at doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels.

Qualifications:

  • Completed doctorate or nearing completion in library and information science or related field;
  • Documented evidence of ability to establish and maintain a sustained and rigorous research agenda;
  • Demonstrated teaching ability;
  • Commitment to professional service.

 

See application process below. Questions may be directed to Laurie Bonnici, Search Chair at lbonnici@ua.edu

 Assistant Professor Position for August 2019

 Digital Media Management 

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) seeks a faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 16, 2019 at the rank of assistant professor. 

We are seeking candidates in digital media management, including digital preservation, linked data, and Web archiving, to support multiple teaching, research, and service opportunities at SLIS, in our College of Communication and Information Science, and at the University of Alabama. These opportunities include education at doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels and extensive outreach project possibilities that include underserved and marginalized communities 

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to shape the character and direction of the School as it continues to integrate the traditions of librarianship, archives, and information studies in the context of new and emerging technologies. This faculty member will be expected to maintain an active role in advising master's and doctoral students and to contribute to professional organizations at the state, national, and international levels. The school has nationally ranked on-campus and online degree program with a teaching load of two graduate courses per semester with an option to teach during the summer. All faculty members are expected to work with diverse constituencies, contribute to our social justice-driven curriculum, and maintain a rigorous research agenda. Participation in interdisciplinary scholarship and community engagement initiatives are strongly encouraged. 

Qualifications: 

  • Experience with digital management technologies, including linked data, Web archiving, digital preservation, or open archival information systems;
  • Knowledge of digital curation methods, including community-driven, post-custodial, collective memory, or sustainable digital archival approaches;
  • Doctorate earned or nearing completion in library and information studies or a cognate area;
  • Documented evidence of ability to establish and maintain a sustained and rigorous research agenda;
  • Demonstrated teaching ability, including ability to teach in our social justice-driven curriculum;
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional service

See application process below. Questions may be directed to Steven MacCall, Search Chair at smaccall@ua.edu.

The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is one of four academic units in the College of Communication & Information Sciences. SLIS offers an ALA-accredited master's program, an MFA degree program in the book arts, and doctoral courses that contribute to a multidisciplinary doctorate in communication and information sciences. The college has 3,225 undergraduates, 100 full-time faculty members, and 404 graduate students, including 48 in the college's Ph.D. program. Facilities include the Institute for Communication and Information Research and the 50,000-square-foot Digital Media Center, home to the Center for Public Television, Alabama Public Radio, and WVUA 23, a full-power commercial television station serving a top-50 television market. The university, college and departments are fully accredited. We are at an exciting juncture in the history of our school with new leadership and vision dedicated to facilitating a global vision of LIS education and building a community of scholars.

 

The University of Alabama is the state's flagship public university and offers the full course of academic programs and social life to its approximately 38,500 students. It is located in Tuscaloosa, which has a metropolitan population of more than 115,000 and offers excellent quality of life with many cultural and outdoor activities, as well as a very reasonable cost of living. Tuscaloosa is a morning's drive from the Smoky Mountains, Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans, Nashville and Atlanta.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Health and Life Insurance
  • TIAA-CREF and VALIC available
  • Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama

 

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin December 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The deadline to apply is December 17, 2019. APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT https://facultyjobs.ua.edu and submit the following required materials: letter of application that addresses the applicant's current and future research agenda and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information (names, email addresses, and phone numbers) for at least three references.

IMPORTANT: Applicants should use the "Create an Account" option to apply for the job rather than the "Apply with Chronicle Vitae" or Apply with Linkedin" options. Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit official university transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework. An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, The University of Alabama is strongly committed to diversity and values candidates who bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Audio and Video Specialist, UC San Diego Library, La Jolla, CA

UC San Diego Library is pleased to announce the open recruitment of an Audio and Video Specialist!

Link to posting: https://jobs.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.aspx?jobnum_in=96739

 

Filing Deadline: Mon 12/10/2018

DESCRIPTION

Under the general guidance of the Director, Digital Library Development Program (DLDP) and under the supervision of the Media Librarian, the individual will serve as the audio / video (AV) lead for project management for all digital reformatting projects that include AV content. Responsible for the development, maintenance, and operation of the audio and video studios. Produces professional-quality archival sound and moving image recordings for the Library and performs format migration on audio and video materials for access and archival purposes. Supplies metadata in accepted bibliographic formats and standards. Transforms, edits, and encodes media content in support of the Library's Digital Media Reserves (DMR) services. Evaluates, researches, recommends, and consults on audio and video related multi-media, manufacturers, and vendors for the DLDP. Serves as the AV technical liaison for the DLDP to other Library Programs, units on campus, and other UC campuses as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong knowledge of current and legacy professional audio and video equipment design and operation including: digital audio workstations & software, mixing consoles, tape decks, turntables, signal routers, digital audio interfaces, signal processors, noise reduction hardware and software, CD & DVD recorders, betamax, u-matic and VHS players and recorders, studio monitors, tape and disc duplicators.
  • Strong knowledge of legacy, contemporary, and future media preservation and storage technologies, applications and practices including the following media: LP, 45, and 78 rpm records, reel-to-reel and cassette tapes, CD, DVD, and multiple format digital audio computer soundfiles.
  • Thorough knowledge of video post production equipment, including decks, video / audio routers and matrix switchers, analog to digital conversion hardware and software, audio and video effects, signal analysis vectorscope and waveform monitors.
  • In depth knowledge of key post production software packages including Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects, Encore, Audition and Photoshop, Cleaner Pro, and Apple Quick Time web publication, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of computer systems hardware and software operations including: digital audio and video recording, editing, signal processing, encoding, media production, streaming media, network / Internet operations, and data storage.

ABOUT THE LIBRARY - GREAT RESEARCH STARTS HERE

The UC San Diego Library, one of the nation's top public academic libraries, plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university's research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions. The Library provides the foundation of knowledge needed to advance cutting-edge discoveries in a wide range of disciplines--from healthcare and science to public policy and the arts. The Library provides access to more than 7 million items, including digital and print volumes, journals, and multimedia materials to meet the knowledge demands of scholars, students, and members of the public.

The Library acquires and manages significant audio and video resources in support of all disciplines, particularly the arts and humanities and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO). The diverse the media collections include a strong emphasis on 20th and 21st century, avant-garde, and cross-disciplinary arts. The collections, including sound (LP, CD, tape), moving image materials (VHS, DVD, Blu-ray, 16mm film) as well as licensed digital media content, have been developed as essential resources supporting instruction and research. Collections of distinction include experimental art films, Asian videos, 20th and 21st century poetry, art and music recordings and scores, post-1950 visual arts, media documenting SIO and Melanesian research expedition, and new media.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

With a current enrollment of more than 30,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. The campus is committed to community engagement, public service and industry partnerships in order to advance the health and well-being of our region, state, nation and the world.

The University of California, San Diego is recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report and has consistently been ranked as the top college in the nation by Washington Monthly in terms of its public contributions to the nation. UC San Diego attracts $1 billion annually in research funding and is among the top ten universities in the nation in terms of its federal research funding.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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Race and Digital Media Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Race and Digital Media Faculty Position

The University of Michigan's Department of Communication Studies and the new Digital Studies Institute (pending approval of the Institute by the U-M Board of Regents) seek qualified applicants for a 50/50% jointly appointed open-rank (assistant, associate, or professor rank), tenure-track professor with research and teaching interests in Race and Digital Media. 

We welcome critical and cultural media studies scholars from any discipline whose work explores race and intersectionalities of race and processes of identity formation (e.g., ability, class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality) in the arena of digital media and communication technology. Applicants' research and teaching interests should center on new technologies-social media, virtual worlds, gaming and/or mobile media-and their role in historical or contemporary problems of inequality, inequity, and discrimination. Teaching and research will encompass the social impact of new technologies, and the representation and (re)production of marginalized populations on digital platforms. The successful candidate will have teaching interests centered on helping students understand the aesthetic practices, social and political impact, and cultural uses of digital technologies, which may include the opportunities and challenges digital environments pose for social activism.

Michigan's Digital Studies Institute plans to launch a major initiative to develop pioneering digital studies curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The person hired for this faculty position will play a major role in shaping Digital Studies as it continues to grow and will be part of a three person cluster hire. Job duties include research activity, teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and service to the department, Digital Studies Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, university, and profession. Communication Studies will be the tenure home. The anticipated starting date for this university-year appointment is September 1, 2019. All applicants should send a cover letter, a vita, two representative publications, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of current and future research plans, and a statement of contributions to diversity. Candidates for this position must have completed their PhD by September 1, 2019. All applicants should provide names of three references. 

Information on our research initiatives and scholarly interests of current faculty can be found on the Department's website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/comm and the program website https://lsa.umich.edu/digitalstudies. All applications must be submitted electronically to: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1175

For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by January 22, 2019.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights of each individual, without regard to race, color, national original, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

For questions about potential fit and your application please email: racedigitalmedia@umich.edu.

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Metrics & Assessment Librarian, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Metrics & Assessment Librarian job posting at Villanova University

The Metrics and Assessment Librarian reports to the Managing Librarian for Resource Management and is responsible for generating, collecting, organizing, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data in support of the strategic collection development of Falvey Memorial Library. The incumbent leads the Library's assessment effort in various library projects, initiatives, and activities.

For more details and to apply, visit here.

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Librarian, Na'atik Language and Culture Institute, Q.R., Mexico

LIBRARIAN NEEDED IN THE ZONA MAYA OF MEXICO

Na'atik Language and Culture Institute is a non-profit dedicated to high-level cross-cultural language education. Located off the beaten path in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Na'atik makes its home in the heart of the "Zona Maya," approximately an hour southwest of Tulum and two hours north of Belize.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative librarian to develop and promote free library programming for our English language students. In addition to this extra-curricular programming, the librarian will plan and conduct lessons and activities in direct collaboration with English teaching staff.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who wants to build a library, make a positive social impact, and join a team of educators dedicated to advancing education in the developing world.

Please check out our Facebook page and website to learn more about Na'atik. We also recommend looking at our blogs to learn more about life in our town.

Duties Include:

  • Create enjoyable activities in the library for English language students
  • Welcome and orient students to the library, its programs, and its resources
  • Collaborate with the English teachers to integrate library activities into the English language curriculum
  • Promote library programs for students and parents
  • Manage volunteers from the local community and our study abroad program
  • Work with the English teachers and study abroad students to create intercultural activities amongst students
  • Organize, register and maintain the library books and other supplies
  • Maintain the Amazon Wish list
  • Work with the Communications and Fundraising Manager on acquiring new materials and researching library grant opportunities
  • Assist students with selecting and checking out books
  • Work with the Administrative Manager regarding overdue books
  • Organize and assist with special events and field trips
  • Substitute teach English classes, when necessary

Required Skills:

  • Native English speaker
  • Experience working in libraries
  • Degree from an accredited university
  • One year teaching experience
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong collaboration and social skills
  • Commitment to the institute's mission of affordable education
  • Proactive and willing to learn
  • Ability to work independently
  • Adventurous and independent spirit
  • Basic Spanish

 Desired Skills:

  • Library science degree
  • Experience in the developing world
  • Experience creating and managing library programs

Compensation

  • Local salary
  • Housing
  • Use of bike
  • Paid vacation
  • Five hours of free Spanish class

Start date

January 7, 2019

Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in coming to the Yucatan and Na'atik to teach as well your personal expectations via email to Catherine Gray, Director, at cgray@naatikmexico.org. Select applicants will be contacted by email.

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Electronic Resources Management Librarian, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an innovative, collaborative, creative and dynamic individual to serve as an Electronic Resources Management Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Electronic Resources Management and working as part of a team, this position will assist in the acquisition, management, and delivery of electronic resources for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to the success of an ARL library at a major research university.

This position is responsible for providing support for management of the e-resource life cycle and the discovery of and access to electronic resources. Duties may include processing new orders for electronic resources, assisting with licensing, aiding in the management of electronic journal, e-book, streaming video, and database subscriptions, activating online access for electronic resources, trouble-shooting technical and subscription-related access problems, and actively working and communicating with vendors/publishers/library staff concerning electronic resources.

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We 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. 

Details can be found below; for complete information and to apply for this position, please click on the following link: 96733-AS.

All applications must be submitted through the UW-Madison Jobs at UW site. A cover letter and resume are required. References will be requested once the finalists are selected. Applications are due by January 4, 2019. A criminal background check is also required.

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Business, Economics, and Government Information Librarian, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

There is a Business, Economics, and Government Information Librarian position available at the University of Kentucky. Here is a link to the job description: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/165093 

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky Libraries seeks a creative, collaborative, and engaged library professional to provide innovative services in the position of Business, Economics, and Government Information Librarian. The Librarian will engage and collaborate with faculty, students, library staff, and others across the University to support scholarship, teaching, and research involving business, economics, and public policy, as well as Federal, international, and Kentucky state and local government collections.

The Business, Economics, and Government Information Librarian will serve as the liaison to the Business and Economics departments. As such, this person will provide research, data services, and curricular support to the students and faculty of the Gatton College of Business and Economics, including the one-year and executive MBA programs, as well as other business-related research on campus. The Librarian will also serve as the liaison to the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration and the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce.

The Librarian will:

  • Develop and manage collections related to business, economics, and policy.
  • Develop, teach, and assess information literacy instruction sessions.
  • Provide online and in-person research assistance and consultations for students, faculty, and community members, including creating and maintaining online research guides.
  • Provide support and referral for the selection, use, and lifecycle management of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Act as a resource and recommend appropriate resources on scholarly communication topics including copyright, research data management, geographic information systems, open educational resources, and open access.
  • Initiate and support engagement and outreach efforts with the campus community, for example, with the Office of Technology Commercialization and the Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK).
  • Work collaboratively to promote diversity, equality, and inclusiveness with the Libraries and on campus.

Additionally, the Librarian will promote and teach the effective use of government resources specific to a variety of disciplines, and will work closely with the UK Libraries Federal Regional Depository Librarian and staff to promote effective use of Federal Government documents in public services, research, and instruction. The Librarian will promote government resources to teaching faculty for integration in course syllabi, including Kentucky state documents, Federal and local government information, research data, and international government agency resources. The librarian will train Libraries faculty and staff on the effective use of government information in research and instruction, and will provide research assistance through individual and small group consultations.

Reporting to the Head of William T. Young Library Reference Services, the Librarian will participate in outreach and campus engagement activities that build partnerships and cultivate relationships with key university units. The Librarian will participate in shared governance of the University of Kentucky by serving on library, departmental/college, and university committees as appropriate. The position will pursue scholarship, professional development and service activities in order to meet requirements for tenure and promotion.

This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position.

Located in the beautiful bluegrass region of central Kentucky, the University of Kentucky Libraries includes the main William T. Young Library, Medical Center Library, Special Collections Research Center, Agricultural Information Center, Fine Arts Library, Design Library, Education Library, Lexmark Library, and Science & Engineering Library. Combined library holdings total more than four million volumes. The system has a faculty of 60 and a support and professional staff of 108. UK Libraries currently uses the Ex Libris Alma and Primo systems. UK Libraries memberships include the Association of Research Libraries, LYRASISASERL, and the Center for Research Libraries. UK is a regional depository for government publications.

To apply, interested applicants must complete an application and attach two documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter

Please include contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The application deadline is February 1st, 2019.

Required Related Experience: 

  • Professional experience in an academic, government, or corporate business environment
  • Demonstrated experience using statistical data resources
  • Demonstrated instructional experience in an academic or research environment, and knowledge of key issues, trends, best practices, and concepts used in information and digital literacy.
  • Demonstrated experience with collections-related responsibilities in an academic or research environment.
  • Strong public service orientation and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal) and the ability to establish strong rapport with multiple constituencies in order to effectively collaborate and build partnerships inside and outside of the library and university.
  • Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track position through research, publication, and/or professional engagement.

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Executive Assistant, Accounting, Niagara Falls Public Library, Niagara Falls, NY

Executive Assistant (accounting)
The Niagara Falls Public Library is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Executive Assistant. This supervisory position works with Executive Director of the Library and the Library Board of Trustees to perform duties related to personnel: payroll, budgeting, accounting, correspondence and reports. Will assist the Director in grant writing, strategic plan goal setting and policy writing. Will stand in the Director's place when director is absent. Is responsible for supervision of non librarian staff.
The person who is right for this job has excellent communication skills - as a writer, and verbally; is a good listener; is detail oriented, punctual and can manage time effectively; displays original thinking and creativity; is an effective project manager; has a strong grasp of accounting procedures and general bookkeeping and can think strategically. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency and prior experience using an automated accounting system, either Peachtree or QuickBooks. Prior experience with governmental accounting is desirable. NFPL is looking to add a member to our team that can help us strengthen our library's commitment to service excellence for our NF citizens. Preference given to applicants who live within Niagara Falls (city), New York. Residency within the the City of Niagara Falls upon hire is required.
Minimum qualifications are:
  • Bachelor's degree with three or more years of related experience with automated accounting systems, preferably Peachtree or QuickBooks.
  •  Associate's degree and a minimum of five years of experience with automated accounting systems, preferably Peachtree or QuickBooks.  
Desirable qualification:
  • Prior experience with governmental accounting  
  • Knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, aims and services
Hiring salary for this full time (35 hrs/week) position is negotiable with excellent benefits including New York State retirement; medical/ dental / vision insurance; and paid vacation and sick leave.
To apply please submit a meaningful letter of interest addressing each minimum qualification and a resume to spotwin@nioga (dot) 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 Monday, December 3rd, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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Middle School & High School Librarian, Southern Teachers Agency, Nashville, TN

This private, college-preparatory school near Nashville needs a middle and high school librarian beginning August 2019. Ideally, the new librarian will also contribute to school life by helping with co-curricular programs.

Candidates must hold at least a bachelor's degree with excellent records in studies related to library science. The new faculty will earn a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package based on experience and qualifications.

If interested, complete the online application.

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Senior Associate, Scientific Library, Somerset County, NJ

SENIOR ASSOCIATE, SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY

LONG TERM CONTRACT POSITION

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ

Job description:

  • Executes competitive intelligence searching, monitoring, and landscape views for the Cancer Enterprise.
  • Support emerging CI projects for new areas.
  • Work closely with the Scientific Library team to support non-oncology CI projects.
  • Collaborate with clinical, R&D and business development teams to support organizational strategies and priorities.
  • Develops reports/updates that provide competitive insights and analysis of trends, issues, and opportunities.
  • Delivers timely, relevant, and strategic information/intelligence to stakeholders.
  • Maintains confidentiality and adheres to ethical standards.

 

Literature and Database Searching:

  • Ad hoc Information searching for organizational requests, including from clinical operations, business development, pharmacovigilance, etc.
  • As needed, assist with library technology projects.

 

Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the oncology therapeutic area.
  • Deep experience with literature and database searching, including familiarity with pharma CI resources (i.e. Cortellis, Citeline, EvaluatePharma).
  • Experience conducting competitive analyses and delivering insights to stakeholders.
  • Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Ability to organize, synthesize and distill key information.
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to a changing environment.
  • Client focused with strong relationship building skills, including the ability to work across a diverse, global organization.
  • Experience with communication tools, and ability to work in a virtual environment.

 

Education:

Masters in Library Science or in any hard science.                                                         

 

Required Skills: 

ONCOLOGY, COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, INFORMATION ANALYSIS, BOOLEAN SEARCH.

 

Additional Skills:

PRESENTATION SKILLS, RELATIONSHIP BUILDING, DATABASES, EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS 

 

Please send your resume to:
Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates
adzikowski@prolibra.com 800-262-0070

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Catalog/Index Librarian, Maryland General Assembly, Department of Legislative Services, Annapolis, MD

MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

Office of Policy Analysis

 

RECRUITMENT NOTICE

Position: Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I)

Salary Range: $40,400 - $62,900 

Principal Duties:

  • Original cataloging of state government documents in various formats
  • Copy cataloging using OCLC
  • Indexing proposed legislation and print publications
  • Fulfilling interlibrary loan requests
  • Catalog Maintenance

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS degree
  • Experience using OCLC, AACR2, LCSH, MARC formats
  • Work with integrated library systems, preferably Sirsi
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in government documents, public policy and legislative issues, preferred

 

SEND RESUME WITH LETTER OF INTEREST BY NOVEMBER 30, 2018 TO:

Department of Legislative Services

Human Resources Office

90 State Circle, Room 311

Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

Fax: 410 946-5140 or 301 970-5140

e-mail: jobs@mlis.state.md.us Website: http://dls.maryland.gov/

 

Code 24/18SLA (Required on all Resumes)

The Department of Legislative Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates law, regulation or legislative policy.

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Records Retention Specialist, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Records Retention Specialist (Temporary)
Req #: 161475
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Notes: This is a TEMPORARY, FULL-TIME position. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through May of 2019.

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

Required by RCW 40.14, Records Management Services manages and oversees University compliance with state and federal laws and regulations relating to the preservation and destruction of electronic and paper information. The program is the legal authority, designated by the University and by the State of Washington, to determine how long electronic and paper records and information must be retained. The office is responsible for developing Records Retention Schedules that identify records created or received by the University and specify legally approved retention periods.  It is responsible for establishing standards, relating to University business requirements and needs, which ensure the legal legitimacy of University record-keeping systems.

The program counsels and advises the University administration on the implementation of policy and procedure which promotes adherence to these standards and minimizes risk. It provides a wide range of services which are designed to help ensure the University is meeting its record-keeping responsibilities.

We have an outstanding opportunity to participate in the delivery of Records Management Services through the creation of the institution's Records Retention Schedules, with this position opening for a Temporary Records Retention Specialist.

The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills, strong prioritization skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Develops and reviews Record Retention Schedules

  • Analyze and if necessary revise and update existing records retention records   schedules to ensure conformance with legal requirements and state and institution standards; perform research and recommend standards based on investigations.
  • When applicable create new records retention schedules that assure compliance   with state and federal regulations, rules and statutes in the management of   information regardless of its physical form or characteristics.
  • Researches and analyzes federal and state rules and regulations to ensure   recommended retention periods meet legal and accountability requirements.
  • Identifies and consults with subject matter experts and other stakeholders to ensure records retention schedules are accurate and responsive to the needs of UW offices, departments and programs.
  • Consults with the University Archivist in the identification and appraisal of records with enduring legal and research value for the archives' collections.
  • Demonstrates experience with a variety of research and analysis techniques, ideally including a mix of both quantitative and qualitative methods for   understanding and documenting end-user and business owner requirements.
  • Effectively identifies, collects, organizes and documents relevant data and information in ways that make the information most useful for subsequent   assessment, analysis, and investigation.
  • Effectively conveys information in writing and through the spoken word, using language that is appropriate to both the complexity of the topic and the   knowledge and understanding of the audience.
  • Accurately reads, interprets, and retains information from written material, including federal and state statutes, rules, regulations, and circulars.
  • Ability to work in a customer focused, quality improvement environment.


REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree and demonstrated experience in the creation of records retention schedules. Certificate in Records Management and 2 years of experience in creating records retention schedules may be substituted for required education.

Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

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Allied Health Sciences Librarian/Instructor, Augusta University, Augusta, GA

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Allied Health Sciences Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. The primary focus of this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is to provide customized library services to the College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff.

Required
  • Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited program
  • Experience in a health sciences library or other health sciences environment
  • Knowledge and experience with current electronic health information resources and services
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively in a cross- trained team environment
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong user-focused customer service skills and abilities
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service commensurate with faculty status

Additional Desirable Qualifications
  • Minimum 1 year relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with the academic health center environment and the role of the library within it
  • Experience working with allied health faculty, students and/or clinicians
  • Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
  • Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
  • Experience with performing in-depth literature reviews including, but not limited to systematic reviews
  • Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online research guides
  • Collaborative planning and problem solving abilities; ability to implement and manage programs and projects
  • Pursuit of membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction
  • Experience with citation management software

Responsibilities:

The Allied Health Sciences Librarian provides personalized and customized research and education support via an embedded service model to the College of Allied Health Sciences. The successful candidate will develop customized instruction, both in-person and online, throughout the allied health curriculum. This position will be responsible for providing specialized reference and research consultations for allied health faculty, students and/or clinicians. The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will work collaboratively with library faculty to facilitate instruction, collection development, distance education and emerging instructional technology within the department and university. This position is responsible for providing information services to distance students. 

Specifically, the Allied Health Sciences Librarian:
  • Provides health information literacy instruction and research instruction and assistance
  • Engages in an embedded service model for College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff
  • Collaborates with library faculty to support instruction, distance education and emerging instructional technology
  • Participates in service to Augusta University Libraries, the profession and Augusta University
  • Demonstrates a capacity for scholarly productivity
  • Provides assistance and instruction in person and in the virtual environment

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:
The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will be the embedded librarian for College of Allied Health Sciences educational and accrediting committees, and serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:
The Allied Health Sciences Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national professional associations and to contribute to the professional literature.

Salary and Benefits:
This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers' Retirement System, and other retirement options. Support for professional development is also available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Augusta is a vibrant community with an affordable cost of living. Schools in the area are desirable and include several magnet schools. Augusta University includes a new Cyber Institute in partnership with the local Army base. Augusta hosts the annual Masters Golf Tournament as well as an annual ironman competition. It also has a lively arts community and is the home of the Greenjackets minor league baseball team, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Augusta is near other attractive communities to visit such as Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, SC and Asheville, NC.

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

How to Apply
In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/universityJob ID#15202

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients,students, faculty, and employees. Augusta University Medical Center is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

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Reference Librarian, Land O' Lakes Library, Land O Lakes, FL

This job is open until November 29, at Midnight.

Starting Salary: $38,100.00

Pay Grade: P32

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.

Department: Libraries Services

Location: Dade City, Hudson and Land O' Lakes

General Description: Professional library work responsible for providing professional level juvenile and young adult reader's advisory, reference, and programming in the public library system.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.

Essential Job Functions: Provides juvenile and young adult reader's advisory and reference services to adults as directed. Coordinates toddler, preschool and youth and teen programs per schedule approved by the Branch Manager and the Youth Services Coordinator. Coordinates in-library tours of children's area for individuals and groups. Conducts outreach to schools, day care centers, parks & recreation centers and other designated agencies. Coordinates the Summer Reading Program, and the Summer Teen Volunteer Program at the branch library with the support of the Branch Manager, the Youth Services Coordinator, and other library staff. Recommends juvenile and young adult authors, titles, and subject areas to the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator for collection development. Weeds juvenile and young adult collection per guidelines established by the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator. Participates in in-service training for County Library Youth Services Program.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current principles of juvenile and young adult library service.
  • Knowledge of juvenile and young adult materials.
  • Knowledge of public library organizations and operations.
  • Knowledge of library automation procedures and practices.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with library patrons, employees and the general public.
  • Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously.
  • Ability to plan and assign work to paraprofessional and clerical library staff.
  • Ability to train and instruct library patrons and staff.
  • Ability to operate the library automation systems, microcomputers, microfilm reader/printers, and audio-visual equipment.
  • Ability to understand and apply complex oral and written instructions, including library policies and procedures.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS.
  • One year of library experience preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires extended periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess a Master's in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants

Apply here.

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Electronic Records Analyst, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Electronic Records Analyst

Records Analyst 1

The Electronic Records Analyst works with the University Records Manager to establish and maintain a digital information environment which supports the University's regulatory and compliance obligations for records and information management and long-term preservation of digital assets. Provides expertise and leadership on the management of the digital information of the University to ensure compliance with various regulatory requirements for restrictions, retention, appropriate destruction processes, and/or long-term preservation. Participates in the active management and/or preservation of a wide array of types of digital records, including but not limited to, University electronic records, websites, and social media. Provides guidance to administration, faculty, and staff on creating, managing, preserving, and providing access to born-digital and digitally reformatted records in accordance with State of Florida and Federal regulations. The Electronic Records Analyst provides expertise and leadership, and serves as a member of various collaborative teams to develop frameworks for best practices for electronic records management across campus. This position also serves as a member of a collaborative team to ensure compliance, verification, authentication, and related activities that build and sustain a comprehensive program of records management. The Electronic Records Analyst reports to the University Records Manager.

 

The search will remain open until November 21, 2018, applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/StaffPositions.html.

 

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

 

Address inquiries to Tina Marie Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: tlitchfield@uflib.ufl.edu.

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Training Program Coordinator, NIH Library, Bethesda, MD

The NIH Library is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as NIH Library Training Program coordinator, helping National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers and staff learn and apply a variety of skills and analysis techniques to their research. This is a GS-9/11/12, Librarian position. If you have experience providing instruction and leadership for training programs and want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Library team.
 
We expect to announce this vacancy on USAJOBS.gov on November 29, 2018 and the application will be open for five calendar days. The application period reflects the NIH's effort to hire talented people quickly. You may preview the draft announcements now at www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516131800 and www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516132100 but you will not be able to apply until November 29th.

We encourage you to create or update your USAJOBS.gov account and profile now so you will be ready to apply when this job is announced. As part of the application process, it may be necessary to upload copies of degree transcripts. We also encourage you to set up email notifications for job announcements. Please visit the USAJOBS.gov Help Center at www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq for more information.


Major responsibilities of the position are as follows. 

Serves as team leader and coordinator for training, identifying goals and objectives and developing strategies to meet them. Recommends guidelines, policies, and procedures.
Ensures that administrative tasks, such as collecting, analyzing, and reporting statistics documenting service levels and trends, are accomplished. Manages monthly workflow of class creation, promotion, and execution of over 150 classes per year.

Coordinates with instructors on year-long curriculum creation for their service areas.  Coordinates classes from outside vendors and guest speakers, including a program of instruction in the use of library databases and analytical tools. 

Supports instructors in improving their teaching by leveraging latest thinking in adult learning and in-person and virtual instruction. Streamlines training, including promotion, completion certificates, and standardizing core class delivery.

Develops and coordinates recorded tutorial promotion and exposure on the library website. Provides reference and research services in response to requests for information relating to biomedical subjects.

Acts as information advisor and consultant to NIH scientists and staff to aid them in locating, accessing, identifying, and managing information. Develops approaches and methods for solving information problems associated with biomedical subjects. Evaluates, recommends, and supports electronic resources, such as software applications pertinent to the training program, and develops and implements new applications and user services.

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Education & Research Services Librarian, McGoogan Library of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Education & Research Services Librarian 

The McGoogan Library of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE seeks an innovative and collaborative Education and Research Services (E&RS) librarian to join a team of faculty librarians. Through this recruitment, the library is looking to grow depth in assessment, in development of online learning modules, and in integration of education technologies. 

Reporting to the head of education and research, the Education & Research Services Librarian provides research and education services to faculty, staff, and students; provides instruction on the effective use of library resources; provides education on information literacy competencies; and provides expert literature search services in support of patient care, clinical quality improvement, and research projects. 

The McGoogan Library follows a liaison model. All E&RS librarians liaise with colleges or departments to develop collaborative, productive relationships with people in academic and research roles. Together with E&RS faculty, this librarian promotes the role of the library as a partner in research, teaching, and education, develops research guides, and contributes to the library's outreach and advocacy efforts. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience providing information literacy instruction to graduate and professional students;
  • Advanced literature searching skills in health sciences and biomedical databases;
  • Experience cultivating relationships with faculty;
  • Experience conducting outreach or advocating on behalf of the library; and
  • Enthusiasm for working in an academic health sciences environment.

Faculty librarians participate in campus service and receive support to pursue professional development. This is not a tenure-leading faculty position, but all librarians may elect to pursue tenure. An MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution is required. Minimum salary is $55,000 per year.  

About McGoogan Library of Medicine

The McGoogan Library of Medicine, as one of the nation's major health science libraries, serves the information needs of UNMC students, faculty, and staff, as well as licensed Nebraska health professionals and residents of Nebraska. The library provides timely access to high quality collections of print and electronic materials, develops applications of information technology, promotes the development of information management skills that support lifelong learning, and promotes networking and the integration of information. The library occupies 57,820 square feet of space which includes over 350 study seats, 16 group study rooms, a state-of-the-art training room with advanced technology, an eLearning Development Laboratory, and 29 public work stations. Library resources include over 190,000 print and electronic volumes, an extensive collection of multimedia and anatomical models, a History of Medicine collection, and rare books and manuscripts. The library building will undergo a major renovation during the next two years.     

About UNMC

As Nebraska's only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. The Nebraska Medicine system, anchored by Nebraska Medical Center, a tertiary/quaternary academic medical center on the UNMC campus, offers 39 specialty and primary care clinics and 50 specialties and sub-specialties. Each of our five UNMC campus sites is its own community, connected to a greater community. 

About Omaha  

Currently the 42nd largest city in the United States, the Omaha metropolitan area is home to over 900,000 people who welcome visitors with open arms and authentic Midwestern hospitality. Founded in 1854, the city of Omaha has always been a dynamic, energetic city continually transforming itself. In our livable, right-sized city, you will find everything you might be looking for, including:

  • Cultural, entertainment, and sporting venues,
  • Lakes and rivers for fishing, sailing, and kayaking,
  • A well-developed trail system for runners, bikers, and hikers,
  • Gardens, green-spaces, and farm-to-table growers,
  • An amazing network of makers and inventors, and
  • Thriving academic and professional communities.

The Omaha metropolitan area offers a variety of excellent K-12 educational options and is a great place to raise a family. Omaha is within easy driving distance from Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, and Minneapolis, and is home to a convenient regional airport. 

Application

UNMC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment, where everyone feels valued, respected and included.  Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Review of applications will begin as received. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by December 1, 2018; applications will be accepted until position is filled. To apply: unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/39301 

UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. 

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Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Assistant Professor

College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

 

Best Consideration Date: 11/21/2018

 

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Maryland's iSchool), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a focus on youth digital practices and emerging literacies. We seek a candidate whose work complements and extends the College's theoretical and methodological traditions in informal learning contexts. Though not required, we especially encourage candidates who study informal contexts with younger populations (i.e., children from birth to 13) to apply. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, engage in an active program of high-impact research, provide research advising to students at all levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university.

 

The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching at the intersection of two or more of these disciplines: library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, or information science. Examples of topics of interest for this position include youth digital practices, design of learning experiences, design of technology, assessment of informal learning, youth development, family learning, play-based learning, early digital literacy development, equity and justice; candidates with interests in other related topics are also encouraged to apply. Similarly, we encourage applicants who leverage a range of disciplinary methodologies and theories in their work, including, but not limited to critical race theory, large-scale data analytics, and ethnographic approaches.

 

Position Duties/Responsibilities:

This is a tenure-track appointment. Tenure-track faculty are on a 9-month appointment, with possible opportunities for summer teaching and research and collaboration with other faculty in the College. Tenure-track assistant professors are hired for 3 years, with potential renewal for three more years and tenure. Salary and benefits are competitive based upon qualifications and experience.

 

For this position, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Developing and implementing research projects as well as disseminating research results and impacts
  • Designing and developing curricula related to youth-related courses and programs
  • Crafting exceptional research and educational experiences for students
  • Taking leadership roles in the College and relevant professional communities, particularly related to program and curriculum development
  • Participating fully in faculty governance of the College and the University
  • Contributing to a vibrant community of scholars and teachers at a top-ranked iSchools through research, consulting, and/or outreach effort.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D degree earned at the time of appointment
  • Peer-reviewed research relevant to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related areas.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recognized for notable research projects, peer-reviewed publications, or other scholarly contributions related to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related topics
  • Teaching experience in courses related to library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, information science, education, or a related field
  • A record or vision for securing external funding
  • Demonstrated dedication and service in academia, professional organizations, and research communities.

 

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and a myriad of research entities is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world. The university's College of Information Studies is one of the largest and fastest growing Information Schools in the world, with a highly dynamic undergraduate program, recognized excellence in three Masters programs (in Library and Information Science, Information Management, and Human-Computer Interaction), and a large and diverse doctoral program. The Youth eXperience (YX) Lab at the College brings together researchers from various disciplinary traditions to create digital learning experiences and promote positive orientation toward STEAM learning for underserved youth, and develop research-practice partnerships with champions in communities that support and empower youth to be engaged participants in their communities. The College is also the home to Kidsteam, an inter-generational design team that brings together children, researchers, and technologists to design technologies that support children's learning and play. Faculty in the College conduct research on a broad range of important areas at the intersection of people, information and technology, including, for example, youth and school librarianship, life-relevant learning, emerging digital literacies, information seeking behavior, policy and ethics, social justice, and archives and records management. 

 

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, as well as admissions.

 

Hiring and appointment is subject to College and University approval.

 

To apply you will need to provide:

  • A letter of interest that clearly describes your background and expertise in the area, and the specific contributions you would make to the iSchool and the University of Maryland
  • Your CV
  • A list of 3 professional references. For each reference include the person's title, institution, contact information (including phone number and e-mail address), the capacity in which you know (or have known) this person, and how long you have known this person
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A statement of your research philosophy

 

To apply please use the UMD ejobs link: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64139

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Faculty Librarians, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Western Washington University is located in Bellingham, Washington, on the ancestral homelands of the Lummi Nation and the Nooksack Tribe, Indigenous Peoples who have lived in the Salish Sea basin and the North Cascades watershed from time immemorial. The university acknowledges historical injustices, seeks respectful relationships with our indigenous neighbors, and expresses gratitude for their ongoing stewardship of our shared lands and waterways.

Bellingham is a community of 88,500 with the advantages of a larger city and the charm of a coastal town. Amenities include a robust arts scene, a thriving local and sustainable food movement, and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, with proximity to two major metropolitan areas, Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Western Libraries supports Western's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

Due to several retirements, Western Libraries invites applications for up to four full-time, tenure-track Teaching & Learning Division librarians. These librarians will support integrated literacies such as research, writing, and reading, and also serve as subject librarians for the sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

All 4 positions are full-time, tenure-track in support of research, writing, and reading academic literacies. Librarians at Western work with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and community members. They also facilitate workshops, develop inclusive curricula and learning objects, engage in ongoing professional development to build cultural competence, and collaborate on the collections team. At Western, librarians participate in faculty shared governance and engage in scholarship and professional service. Western is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Librarians in the Teaching & Learning Division have a primary focus on supporting research, writing, and reading academic literacies. They also serve as subject librarians to support students and faculty within Western's on- and off-campus programs. Among the librarians recruited, we will be looking for individuals to support our government information and map collections. Specific position responsibilities include the following:

  • Consult with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Facilitate workshops and other course-specific instructional sessions, tours, and orientations.
  • Teach undergraduate credit courses, supporting the culturally unique needs of Western's student body.
  • Participate in the university's shared governance and serve on committees and task forces to support a collaborative and equitable organizational culture, and advance the curricular role of the Libraries.
  • Engage in professional development to build cultural competence and stay abreast of current educational practices that support the evolving needs of diverse populations.
  • Create and implement inclusive curricula, learning objects, outreach initiatives, and services for assigned subject areas or collection formats.
  • Serve as a member of the Libraries' collection team to collaboratively shape collections that represent, serve, and support diverse constituencies, including historically underrepresented groups and a wide range of social identities.
  • Engage in creation of scholarship
  • Fulfill responsibilities in ways that provide equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students

To see the full position announcement or to apply, please see: http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/496275/faculty-librarian.

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Assistant Professor, Digital Strategies Librarian, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

Oakland University's Kresge Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual to join us as an Assistant Professor and Digital Strategies Librarian to provide leadership for the Library's digital initiatives in its teaching-focused environment.

In collaboration with both faculty and staff, the Digital Strategies Librarian explores, discovers, acquires, plans, implements, and manages digital projects and assets. Successful applicants to this position will possess technical skills and strong project management experience, as well as high-level knowledge of digital collections, metadata creation/maintenance, digital archiving, and preservation. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership in prioritizing and managing digital initiatives throughout the project lifecycle for both digitized and born-digital items, including recommendations for related hardware/software and funding opportunities

  • Designing, documenting, and overseeing efficient digital production workflows that may involve stakeholders from library and university departments

  • Engaging with a variety of preservation tools and employing metadata standards, controlled vocabularies, and archival schema as appropriate, while keeping abreast of emerging trends in these areas

  • Ensuring best practices for digital collections as they relate to preservation, copyright, usability, and accessibility

  • Collaborating with subject librarians and disciplinary faculty to enhance discovery of digital collections for teaching and research purposes

  • Contributing to broader scholarly conversations through publications and presentations

  • Participating in library, university, and professional service activities

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science degree or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program.

  • Experience working on digital projects employing best practices in collection processing, description, access, management, and preservation.

This is a tenure-track faculty position with an eight-month schedule. Salary will be determined by credentials and experience. Oakland University offers excellent fringe benefits including TIAA/CREF and Fidelity retirement plans.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, AND TO APPLY ONLINE, PLEASE SEE FULL POSTING AT: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/15224

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Director of Administration, Olana State Historic Site, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Hudson, NY

Olana was the 19th century home, studio and designed landscape of Hudson River School artist Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), his wife Isabel and their four children. The 250 acre historic estate features an elaborately stenciled, Persian-inspired mansion filled with original sketches, studies and paintings by one of the mid-19th century's most famous artists. A diverse decorative arts collection includes objects from around the world.

The selected candidate will be the highest-ranking State Official at the Olana State Historic Site and is responsible for the overall development and management of the facility.

Organizations, and educational groups in coordination with TOP; Operational Needs: Must demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with a constituents, including The Olana Partnership, donors, volunteers, researchers, contractors and park patrons; Possess knowledge of historical programming, collections management and historical interpretation; Possess leadership experience in historic preservation and community-based projects; Possess and maintain a valid driver's license; Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities/activities; Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities/activities; Possess the ability to effectively communicate with staff and park patrons, and prepare written material and reports as needed; Must be capable of coordinating teams and supervising employees; Must be available to work weekends and holidays.

Please forward your application and resume, if available, to: Albany.Employment@parks.ny.gov or mail to Lynne Harting, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 90,000-110,000

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Online Learning Librarian, University of Houston Libraries, Houston, TX

Online Learning Librarian University of Houston Libraries


The University of Houston seeks a creative, learner-focused Online Learning Librarian to join the Instruction Team within the Liaison Services Department. The instruction team's approach to teaching is rooted in learner-centered pedagogy and critical inquiry, with the intent of cultivating inclusive learning environments. The Online Learning Librarian will bring this same spirit to leading the Libraries' online learning initiatives and creating learning experiences for hybrid, synchronous, and asynchronous courses. The librarian will facilitate the development cycle of core information literacy modules; design point-of-need library instruction; integrate information literacy content into the UH learning management system; and apply Universal Design for Learning principles to online teaching. The librarian will also collaborate with subject librarians to enhance online information literacy education within academic departments at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This is a teaching-focused position, both within the traditional classroom and online. As a member of the Instruction Team, the Online Learning librarian will contribute to the development, teaching, and assessment of select undergraduate face-to-face information literacy programs.

Salary: $62,000 to $64,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at: libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/...

Please also visit the University of Houston Libraries Employment page for more information: libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/.

We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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Multiple Opportunities, 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 **

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.

#1: Enterprise Infrastructure and Operations Manager

Location: Service Center
Pay Range: $7,994.13 - $11,191.78 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14656

Closing Date: December 2, 2018, 9:59pm

Job Summary
The position is responsible for providing leadership and direction in the effective, efficient and secure delivery of all third-party and internally managed IT and cyber infrastructure used to support all business processes across the Library. The Enterprise Infrastructure and Operations Manager contributes to the development and execution of the enterprise-wide IT strategy, and ensures its alignment with the Library's business strategy and the delivery of capabilities required to achieve business success.

Essential Functions
Provide strategic and operational direction and oversight for the design, development, operation and support of IT systems that fulfill the needs of the Library, including the full life cycle of technical architecture, telecom, cybersecurity, risk management, infrastructure engineering, and infrastructure operations and service support.

Maintain currency on new technologies and platforms, provide direction on what emerging technologies should be assimilated, integrated and introduced within Sno-Isle Libraries to ensure IT capabilities respond to the needs of the Library's business strategy, and drive the development of enterprise technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) delivers value to the Library.

Provide leadership, supervision, coaching and direction to the I&O staff.  This includes implementing leading-edge and innovative solutions for the recruitment, development and retention of the I&O workforce and working with HR and the IT management team to develop a "people strategy" that aligns with the Library.

Work with the Enterprise Systems Manager and Library staff to develop, enhance and maintain Disaster Recovery services including regular testing of the Sno-Isle IT Disaster Recovery Plan.

Work with the IT Manager to set the mission and vision of the IT department to foster a service-oriented culture and growth mindset driven by continual service improvement techniques and lead the development of infrastructure and operations strategy to ensure integration with IT and Library strategic priorities.

Work with the IT management team on the service portfolio and governance required to prioritize resources, and develop and monitor the annual budget and expenditures in alignment with Library strategic priorities. Direct the development of I&O sourcing strategies and provide oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management.

Act as a trusted advisor, and build and maintains relationships with other IT leaders and business executives to develop a clear understanding of Library needs; ensure cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs, and respond with agility to changing Library priorities. Leverage influencing and negotiation skills across IT and the Library to enable cost-effective and innovative shared solutions in achievement of Library goals.

#2: Library Associate - Not PERS Eligible


Location: Clinton
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 14634

Closing Date: November 23, 2018

This Library Associate position is for someone who loves working with people of all ages, doing a variety of duties, and enjoys working with a friendly, experienced team of dedicated employees. The Clinton Library is just up the hill from the Clinton ferry dock on beautiful Whidbey Island. Staff work directly with the public throughout their shifts, balancing providing excellent personalized customer service, putting materials away, creating displays, and assisting with keeping the collection fresh and relevant. 

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

Essential Functions
Provide 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

#3: Page II *Continuous* Job 12201
 

Pay Range: $15.00 - $20.89 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

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

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

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

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

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

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

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

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Track/Tenure Faculty, SISLT at University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

Open-rank Tenure-Track/Tenure Faculty

School of Information Science & Learning Technologies

(Job ID 28424) 

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) - the iSchool at the University of Missouri-- seeks to recruit an energetic, highly motivated scholar who will contribute to the research, teaching, and administrative missions of the school in the MLIS, PhD, and certificate programs. We seek a candidate whose work complements current faculty research strengths in library and information sciences, and learning technologies. The ideal candidate will bring a high potential for grant funding in the areas of Human Information Behavior - specifically as it applies to professions such as journalism, medicine, nursing and engineering; Usability of Information Systems and Services, User Experience, and/or interdisciplinary information behaviors.

The successful candidate for this position will contribute to the department by:

  • Seeking and obtaining external funding through community and interdisciplinary engagement particularly in applying information behavior research to professional domains (e.g. journalism, medicine, nursing).
  • Engaging students and clients in usability and user experience research in the context of our Information Experience Laboratory (ielab.missouri.edu)
  • Successful teaching in online required and elective classes in a highly-ranked, ALA-Accredited MLIS program, the User Experience Certificate, and in face-to-face PhD program
  • Maintaining a vibrant and collaborative research agenda to strengthen our position as a member of the iCaucus and as a member of the American Association of Universities.
  • Seeking leadership roles in the School, College, University, and in relevant professional societies and organizations
  • Contributing to continuous improvement and accreditation efforts

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in information science or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for seeking external funding.
  • Applicants should have a record of research productivity and publication(s) in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals, and demonstrated success of teaching.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach both foundational and a variety of elective courses in a curriculum aligned with American Library Association (ALA) accreditation Standards.
  • High caliber teaching in an online format 
  • Research and / or teaching background in learning technologies and / or learning sciences.
  • Professional experience in libraries or other information organizations.
  • Senior level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service.

 

About the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies:

SISLT is one of five academic units within the College of Education. SISLT (sislt.missouri.edu) offers the Masters of Library and Information Science, Master of Science and Education Specialist degrees in Educational Technology, a Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies as well as several post-graduate certificates. SISLT faculty maintain active research programs across a spectrum of areas: librarianship and archives, scholarly publishing, digital humanities, metadata, information organization, digital libraries, information needs and uses, human-centered computing and user experience, learning analytics, designing games for learning, immersive technologies, and STEM education.

 

The mission of SISLT is to improve the professional practice of information specialists and learning technologists; advance research on information, learning, and performance; disseminate knowledge, products, and services to improve the quality of life for all; and advance the economic well-being of Missouri and the Nation. As a member of the iSchool consortium (http://ischools.org), SISLT faculty share the common fundamental interest in investigating and disseminating knowledge about the relationship between information, people, and technology. Our move to an online format has increased the geographic and racial diversity of our student body, which brings exciting new opportunities for teaching and research, in addition to our research relationships with other academic units within the University of Missouri. 

SISLT offers research space and support through the Allen Institute (http://alleninstitute.missouri.edu), a physical space that for SISLT faculty, staff, and students to engage in research and development activities. The Information Experience Lab (IE Lab) is a usability laboratory in the Allen Institute that conducts research and evaluates technology. The IE Lab provides space and advanced technological equipment for usability testing and information behavior research of websites and software for on-campus, statewide, and global clients. 

About the College: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 1000 undergraduates and 1,600 graduate students, and over 100 faculty. The College is financially well positioned to invest in innovation. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $20 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1867, MU became the first public university in the nation to open a college specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at: education.missouri.edu

MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 130,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men's Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 30,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high-quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture, and music enthusiasts.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experiences and qualifications.

Appointment: Tenure-track, 9-month appointment beginning September 1, 2019

 

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin December 8, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: Apply on-line at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job ID 28424) Upload (a) a letter of application in which you describe the position you are applying for and in detail your qualifications for the position, (b) research statement, (c) 2 sample scholarly artifacts, (d) evidence of experiences in seeking or generating external funding, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews) and (f) a diversity statement (professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance campusdiversity and equity efforts), (g) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Please direct any questions to Dr. Jenny Bossaller (bossallerj@missouri.edu), Chair of the Search Committee, 303 Townsend Hall, Columbia MO 65211.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: Women, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Dean's Office at 573-882-8524. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

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Multiple Faculty Positions, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

The School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) at North Carolina Central University invites applications to fill five faculty positions (4 tenure track, assistant or associate rank and 1 clinical, open rank) to begin on July 1, 2019.  SLIS seeks faculty who are committed strongly in library science 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 faculty appointment is a 9-month position with opportunities for summer employment through teaching, funded research grants or additional administrative service. 

We are looking for faculty who bring expertise in such areas as:

  • 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;


The new faculty will join SLIS at a time of tremendous opportunity. The new faculty will join the current faculty to help lead SLIS' strategy to create a distinctive niche nationally, develop new approaches to optimize student enrollment and academic quality, and enhance the school's external recognition. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding scholar with academic or professional roots in library and information science and all other related areas including information systems, media and communication, computer science, digital humanities, digital STEM fields, public policy and public administration, and health informatics. All candidates are required to hold a doctorate from an accredited university by July 1, 2019. 

SLIS is located in Durham, NC. Durham. Durham has a unique mix of rich history, pioneering achievements, and diverse culture. It is located Piedmont area of North Carolina that is home to  the Research Triangle Park, Raleigh and Chapel Hill

Founded in 1910, NCCU, the first public liberal arts institution for African Americans in the nation, also opened its doors to students for library science in 1939. NCCU is a top-ranked HBCU. Since then, the SLIS and NCCU continues to be a first choice, regionally and nationally recognized comprehensive university, while maintaining the historical identity of its liberal arts college roots. 

Today, the University is a comprehensive institution that offers bachelor's and master's degrees, a Juris Doctor and a Ph.D. in Integrated Biosciences. The University also has two major research institutes: the Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute (BBRI) and The Golden Leaf Foundation Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE). 

With a strong tradition of teaching, research and service, NCCU prepares students to become global leaders and practitioners who transform communities. True to the University's motto "Truth and Service," NCCU was the first UNC system campus to require community service for graduation. The University competes at the NCAA Division I level and is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). NCCU is part of the 17-campus University of North Carolina (UNC) System, which is governed by the UNC Board of Governors. 

SLIS provides graduate education in library and information studies. The SLIS offers two degrees, the Master of Library Science with concentrations in Academic Librarianship, Archives and Records Management, Digital Librarianship, Public Librarianship, School Librarianship (School Media Coordinator), and Special Librarianship; Master of Information Science with concentrations in Strategic Information Management, Networking and Communications and Health Informatics. The SLIS offers joint master's degree programs: Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Sciences; JD and MLS, JD and MIS, Master of Public Administration and MIS, Education Technology and MIS. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Jon Gant, Dean at (919) 530-7585 or jpgant@nccu.edu. Also, you may visit with  two SLIS faculty members, Dr. Eun Young Yoo-Lee (eunyoung@nccu.edu) and Dr. Deborah Swain (dswain@nccu.edu ), at ASIS&T in Vancouver (https://www.alise.org/assets/asist_placement_schedule_2018_20181102.pdf).

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Digital Scholarship Librarian, Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative professional to lead and grow a dynamic digital scholarship program on campus through partnerships that encourage the exploration and adoption of evolving modes of digital research and pedagogy. 

Reporting to the Associate Director of Research Services and Scholarly Engagement, the Digital Scholarship Librarian serves as the Library's expert on established and emerging digital scholarship trends and tools. 

The successful candidate will also be responsible for outreach, information literacy instruction, research support, and collection development in assigned disciplines and programs. 

For more details and to apply, visit here: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/15167

 

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Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian, LNDL, Baltimore, MD

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a flexible, innovative librarian with electronic resource management experience to join our Acquisitions unit. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library and with USMAI colleagues to provide accurate access to electronic content and improved discoverability for users. Under the supervision of the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver and proactively incorporate new and emerging practices and technology into the electronic resources environment. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will be a continuous learner who applies expertise developed through work experience and professional development opportunities.

 

The full job description is available on the LNDL website: https://www.lndl.org/about/employment-opportunities

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Community Digital Archivist, UNC Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

The University of North Carolina is recruiting for a Community Digital Archivist. More information and to apply:  https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/12392 

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

The University Libraries at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks a creative, innovative, people-oriented, and collaborative professional for the position of Community Digital Archivist. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and working closely with the department's collections staff, the Community Digital Archivist will help in coordinating the department's services, programs, and projects focused on connecting different user communities to library resources, engaging new audiences, and identifying new areas of collecting. Specifically, the Community Digital Archivist will lead in efforts to develop digital content for SCUA, University Libraries, as well as for select community groups and cultural heritage organizations.

The Community Digital Archivist will be working with a highly collaborative and successful cross-department team of librarians and staff who have developed and launched a wide range of community digital projects. This individual will contribute to the development of tools, projects, programs, and relationships that will promote the collections and services of Special Collections and University Archives as well as University Libraries. The archivist will join a department of five librarians and seven paraprofessionals. It is a twelve-month tenure track faculty position. Demonstrated professional achievement, service, and scholarly activity are required for reappointment and tenure.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the setting of the department's collection development priorities and pursues an active outreach program that supports existing and emerging areas of strength.
  • Provides strategic vision to the University Libraries' efforts of connecting users and user communities to resources (collections, services, programs, and expertise).
  • Promotes the collections' profile and visibility at UNCG and in the larger Greensboro community through outreach, social media, and public programming.
  • Develops relationships with key communities on campus, in Greensboro, and in the region.
  • Facilitates discussions with community partners about local archiving, preservation, and digitization needs.
  • Promotes the use of community archives holdings in teaching and research and participates in the department's program of class sessions and workshops.
  • Engages with university faculty to discover, develop, and highlight archival and digital collections in support of ongoing research, teaching, and scholarship.
  • Contributes to the University Libraries' discussion of best practices and policies for digitization projects.
  • Continually researches new technologies and methodologies for the digital library environment.
  • Contributes to the University Libraries' discussion of metadata standards for digital collections.
  • Works closely with librarians and staff in other University Libraries' departments to sustain ongoing projects as well as to develop and implement new initiatives.
  • Identifies funding opportunities with an eye to writing and managing grants for community-focused projects and programs.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Minimum of 3 years of archival experience with responsibilities in arranging and describing manuscript collections (digital and analog), collections management, and project management.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in archival practices in the areas of community archiving, digitization projects, and descriptive standards.
  • Ability to effectively perform in a collaborative setting utilizing strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to speak to a wide range of audiences, such as community members, faculty, students, donors, and development staff.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish positive relationships with community members, faculty, students, and library staff.

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

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

Preference will be given to applications received by November 26, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. The start date is negotiable.

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

 

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Project Manager/Librarian, Hedgelan Consulting, Beltsville, MD

Role: Project Manager/Librarian

Location: Beltsville, MD

Primary responsibilities (Include but not limited to):

Full-time position requires 40 hours per week.

  • Provide on-site management and leadership of contract for collection maintenance and document delivery services
  • Responsible for contract performance, meeting performance standards, accurate reporting of statistics
  • Supervise seven full-time staff to ensure efficient operation of contract
  • Assess, manage, and improve workflow, adjusting to changes in technology, customer's priorities, and fluctuating work volumes
  • Liaison with COR and designees
  • Interface with company management and subcontractor regarding staffing, contract performance, and operations issues
  • Coordinate collection management activities, including ongoing collection cleaning and shifting, with the COR and designees
  • Prepare monthly narrative and statistical reports
  • Search and identify sources for difficult-to-find items in a wide range of disciplines and in all languages
  • Review and resolve interlibrary lending and borrowing problem requests
  • Monitor and report and/or resolve problems with interlibrary loan/document delivery systems
  • Respond to customer emails and phone calls
  • Oversee and review collection maintenance activities such as weeding, rehousing, and re-labeling collection materials

 

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science
  • Significant experience working in resource sharing/interlibrary loan/document delivery
  • Knowledge of interlibrary loan processes, best practices, and management
  • Experience with library systems (e.g., OCLC WorldShare, Relais, Voyager, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot technology, systems, and hardware problems
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement projects
  • Knowledge and experience handling and maintaining a major research collection which includes material that is rare, old, and/or in poor condition
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and collaborate effectively as a member of a team as well as lead a team
  • Knowledge of US copyright law as it applies to library services
  • Supervisory/leadership experience
  • Project management experience

Working Conditions

  • Work performed at a federal research library in Beltsville, MD
  • Working schedule 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday
  • No travel required
  • Lift and carry 25 pounds
  • Use library stools and ladders and retrieve or shelve material above head
  • Push book trucks with material weighing up to 200 pounds

Employment Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and comply with all requirements of the company substance abuse policy.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply by sending their resume to apply@hedgelanconsulting.com

Company Overview:

Hedgelan Consulting is technical, administrative and professional consulting firm, providing the Federal Government with a variety of services and support. Offerings include administrative staffing support, records management, workforce development, including succession planning, information technology support, and acquisitions support. 

Located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, the company is a woman-owned, small-disadvantaged business with HUBZone certification. 

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Marysville, WA

Please see below for current employment opportunities at Sno-Isle Libraries.

Library Associate - Not PERS Eligible
Librarian - PERS Eligible
Library Associate II - Not PERS Eligible
Library Associate II LOW - Not PERS Eligible
Library Associate II - PERS Eligible

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Library Associate - Not PERS Eligible


Location: Clinton
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 14634

Closing Date: November 23, 2018

This Library Associate position is for someone who loves working with people of all ages, doing a variety of duties, and enjoys working with a friendly, experienced team of dedicated employees. The Clinton Library is just up the hill from the Clinton ferry dock on beautiful Whidbey Island. Staff work directly with the public throughout their shifts, balancing providing excellent personalized customer service, putting materials away, creating displays, and assisting with keeping the collection fresh and relevant. 

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

Essential Functions
Provide 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

Librarian - PERS Eligible


Location: Mukilteo
Pay Range: $5,266.83 - $7,268.23 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14442

Closing Date: November 12, 2018, 9:59pm

This exciting new opportunity is for someone who is passionate about community engagement, public speaking, collaboration, and who enjoys calming ferry rides across the stunning waters of Puget Sound.

The person selected will represent Sno-Isle in the Mukilteo and South Whidbey communities with a focus on system level services, outreach to community organizations, and partnerships that meet strategic priorities and community needs and interests. Being a resource for staff for intellectual freedom issues, information services, collection, readers advisory, and strategic priorities is vital to this position. Working with the district managers and library managers, this librarian will take a leadership role in special programming opportunities and community partnerships in alignment with strategic priorities.


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

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

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

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

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

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

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.

Library Associate II - Not PERS Eligible


Location: Multiple Locations
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 14475

Closing Date: November 12, 2018, 9:59pm
 

Job Summary

Perform skilled paraprofessional library 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
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 II LOW - Not PERS Eligible

Location: Library on Wheels

Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly

Hours per week: 15

Job Requisition: 14466

Closing Date: November 12, 2018, 9:59pm


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

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.

Create and present programming for all customer groups as assigned.

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.

Library Associate II - PERS Eligible


Location: Multiple Locations
Pay Range: $24.12 - $33.05 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14477

Closing Date: November 8, 2018, 9:59pm
 

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for full-time Library Associate IIs at the Monroeand Snohomish libraries. These positions 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.

Page II *Continuous* Job 12201

  
Pay Range: $15.00 - $20.89 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

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

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

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

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

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

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

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

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Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian, Albert S. Cook Library, Towson, MD

Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian

 

Position Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian to begin January 2019. This faculty librarian will provide leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the library's electronic resources and assist the Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Content Management with all aspects of the e-resources life cycle, including purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of all electronic materials. They will work cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library's subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison and subject specialist to related disciplines as assigned; plan and teach information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines; design and implement library initiatives to support student success and retention; and participate in overall library assessment initiatives. This faculty librarian will maintain an active research program focused on the role, impact, dynamics and trends of electronic and digital resources in higher education and academic libraries. Librarians are 12-month faculty and are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track.  

  
Qualifications: 
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Knowledge of the full e-resources life cycle and library and bibliographic standards pertaining to e-resources. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff. Additional Master's degree in an academic discipline offered at Towson University is desirable.

Towson University:

Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore's largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

 

For full job description, requirements, and application process go to: http://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html

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Librarian II - Branch Manager, Pasco County, New Port Richey & South Holiday, FL

Salary: $42,006.00 - $68,553.00 Annually 

Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $42,006.00
Pay Grade:  P34

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.

Department: Libraries Services

Location: South Holiday and New Port Richey

General Description: Managerial and technical work in planning, organizing, and directing of a single location or a specific service of the County library system. Responsible for planning operations in regards to a specific location or service, determining, assessing, and addressing the library and community needs. This position is distinguished from a Librarian I position by a broader range of responsibilities, ability to make independent judgments, and the supervisory responsibility for Librarian I personnel as well as other levels of staff.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.

Essential Job Positions: Plans, analyzes, and evaluates library services and operations; recommends and takes appropriate action. Actively participates in fulfilling system-wide goals and implementing policies. Participates in the selection and training of subordinate staff and professionals and evaluates their performance. Coordinates staff schedule and payroll records for the assigned service unit. Works effectively with Library administration and other supervisors or coordinators. Supplies budgetary information and monitors expenditures regarding service unit. Interprets goals and policies to subordinate staff and to patrons and individuals outside of the library. Resolves conflicts with patrons and the general public. Represents the Library at meetings, conferences, presentations and workshops. If assigned to a branch library, monitors physical maintenance and determines need for repairs and improvements. Develops community partnerships for the assigned service unit. Prepares reports and publications. Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of professional public library service and operations. Knowledge of principles and practices for providing customer services.
  • Knowledge of reference and information procedures and practices.
  • Knowledge of library technology.
  • Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships.
  • Ability to apply logic and reasoning to problem resolution.
  • Ability to effectively manage time.
  • Ability to motivate, develop, train, and direct personnel.
  • Ability to deal with details.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously.
  • Ability to understand and apply highly complex policies and procedures.
  • Ability to plan and assign work.
  • Ability to operate equipment and technology.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS.

Minimum Qualifications:

PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Requires use of a video display monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess a Masters in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. Experience with library automation systems and/or personal computers and software including database and/or Internet experience. Three years of professional library experience as a librarian in a public library system including two years supervisory experience.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.

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Librarian I, Youth Services, Pasco County, Hudson, FL

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/15/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $38,100.00 - $62,179.00 Annually

Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $38,100.00
Pay Grade: P32

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.

Department: Libraries Services

Location: Dade City, Hudson and Land O' Lakes

General Description: Professional library work responsible for providing professional level juvenile and young adult reader's advisory, reference, and programming in the public library system.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.

Essential Job Functions:

Provides juvenile and young adult reader's advisory and reference services to adults as directed. Coordinates toddler, preschool, and youth and teen programs per schedule approved by the Branch Manager and the Youth Services Coordinator. Coordinates in-library tours of children's area for individuals and groups. Conducts outreach to schools, day care centers, parks & recreation centers and other designated agencies. Coordinates the Summer Reading Program, and the Summer Teen Volunteer Program at the branch library with the support of the Branch Manager, the Youth Services Coordinator, and other library staff.

Recommends juvenile and young adult authors, titles, and subject areas to the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator for collection development. Weeds juvenile and young adult collection per guidelines established by the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator. Participates in in-service training for County Library Youth Services Program.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, SKills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current principles of juvenile and young adult library service.
  • Knowledge of juvenile and young adult materials.
  • Knowledge of public library organizations and operations.
  • Knowledge of library automation procedures and practices.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with library patrons, employees and the general public.
  • Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously.
  • Ability to plan and assign work to paraprofessional and clerical library staff.
  • Ability to train and instruct library patrons and staff.
  • Ability to operate the library automation systems, microcomputers, microfilm reader/printers, and audio-visual equipment.
  • Ability to understand and apply complex oral and written instructions, including library policies and procedures.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS.
  • One year of library experience preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires extended periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess a Master's in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.

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Faculty Positions, Emporia State School of Library and Information Management, Emporia, KS

ESU SLIM dean and faculty will be available at the ASIST conference for informal, informational conversations about the following two open tenure-track faculty positions.  If you are planning to attend the conference and would like to speak to us, please email Dean Wooseob Jeong (wjeong1@emporia.edu) to schedule a meeting. 

 

Emporia State University's School of Library and Information Management (SLIM,https://www.emporia.edu/slim/) seeks two new tenure-track faculty members at the assistant professor rank who complements the strengths of our existing faculty and shares our mission to educate successful library and information science professionals with imagination, creativity and innovation.  

 

We especially invite candidates who...

  • Share our vision of embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good. 

  • Demonstrate the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of collaboration and collegiality. 

  • Teach and conduct research in one of the following areas (although all research and teaching specializations will be considered):  
          library programsservices, and literature for youth 
          school library programs and services; or 
          information organization and retrieval in libraries, archives, and other information agencies. 

  • Teach and conduct research in one of the following areas (although all research and teaching specializations will be considered):  
          archives, management of libraries and information agencies  

 

 

About ESU & SLIM 

Emporia State University is a regional institution with an emphasis on teaching whose mission is "preparing students for lifelong learning, rewarding careers, and adaptive leadership." It houses the National Teachers Hall of Fame and the National Memorial to Fallen Educators. 

 

The School of Library and Information Management is accredited by the American Library Associationand the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (School Library Licensure.) It is the oldest library school in the western half of the U.S. and offers students a unique blended course delivery model. The SLIM student chapter of the American Library Association, SCALA, earned recognition in 2017 as ALA Student Chapter of the year. 

 

SLIM culture is based on a collegial, cooperative approach to developing and delivering the curriculum, conducting and disseminating research, and serving the school, university, and profession. Our vision is embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good. 

 

SLIM offers masters and doctoral degrees in library and information management. Classes are delivered in spring, summer, and fall semesters in blended and online formats to cohorts of students located in Denver, CO; Emporia, KS; Overland Park, KS; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Sioux Falls, SD. Faculty are based in Emporia, KS and travel to teaching sites in these locations for intensive, face-to-face weekend classes. Faculty have opportunities to work with both masters and doctoral students, and to shape the evolution of our degree programs.  

 

Regional Directors in all cohort locations provide professional student advising and assist faculty with technology and other forms of classroom support. All admissions, advising, curriculum, and classroom policies are governed by the faculty.  

 

Responsibilities 

All SLIM faculty are expected to teach at least two courses in the core curriculum: LI801 Foundations of Library and Information Science, LI802 Information Seeking Behavior and Reference Services, LI804 Organization of Information, LI805 Management and Information Organizations, LI810 Research in Library and Information Science, and LI855 Collection Development and Management; and technology requirement courses: LI 815: Information Technology, LI 843: Web Design and DevelopmentLI 844: Database Design.  

 

Teaching assignments are part of faculty members' 9-month contract and usually include teaching ninecredit hours in the fall semester and nine credit hours in the spring semester. Faculty do not usually travel out of state more than twice a semester. Opportunities exist for teaching online elective courses in summer. 

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to have or develop a clearly articulated a research agenda.  

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to participate in service to the school, the university, and the profession. 

 

Qualifications  

  • A doctorate in library/information studies or a related discipline is required. (ABD with an anticipated summer 201or earlier graduation date is also acceptable.) 

  • Recent teaching and/or research expertise in at least one of the SLIM core curriculum areas is preferred. 

  • Experience teaching with a course management program, such as Canvas, is preferred. 

  • Experience working in libraries or in archives is preferred.  

 

 

About Emporia 

Emporia, population 25,000, is located in the beautiful Flint Hills area of Kansas. Emporia combines the attributes of small-town living with easy access to several major metropolitan areas and airportsTopeka (60 miles), Lawrence (80 miles), Wichita (90 miles), and Kansas City (115 miles.). Affordable real estate, low cost of living, a high-quality K-12 school district, low crime rate, numerous lakes and recreational facilities, and cultural events associated with ESU and the surrounding communities contribute to an attractive lifestyle.

 

To apply 

Submit electronic copies (in .pdf or MS Word formats) of the letter of application; current curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research agenda; unofficial transcripts; and names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to Dr. Sarah W. Sutton, chair of the search committee, via email to ssutton3@emporia.edu 

 

An AA/EEO institution, Emporia State University encourages minorities and women to apply. Background check required.  www.emporia.edu 

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Records Management Archivist, Drexel University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University Libraries seeks a Records Management Archivist for Research Output who will assist in development of strategies to ensure curation of Drexel-generated research output [data and publications] as institutional assets in compliance with records management policies and retention schedules. The Archivist will be responsible for implementing practices and guiding Drexel researchers in capturing, stewarding, and sharing research output. Reporting to the University Archivist and working collaboratively with Libraries and University staff, the Archivist's responsibility entails providing Libraries' services to help researchers and other records managers to describe, discover and preserve Drexel-generated research output within a federated institutional repository environment. The Archivist also provides expertise and guidance on records management practices and resources for the University in support of the Office of General Counsel and serves as the Libraries' records management administrator. For more information and to apply (www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=83840).

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Technical Services Librarian, Ropes & Gray LLP, New York, NY

About Ropes & Gray

 

Ropes & Gray LLP is a preeminent global law firm focused on providing the highest-quality advice on our clients' critical legal and business issues. Our global team of 2,500 talented professionals regularly helps clients meet high-stakes challenges, solve complex problems and achieve key goals.  These colleagues work together across a global office network that includes offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.

We are a contemporary firm that can bring more than 150 years of legal and institutional history to bear on the challenges clients face in today's global, 24/7 business environment. Our collaborative approach gives our clients--which include many of the world's most respected companies and institutions--ready access to leading corporate, litigation, transactional and regulatory lawyers whose knowledge and experience span industries and geographies.


With an international presence, we focus primarily on the asset management, technology, life sciences, health care and real estate industries. Our clients include global industry leaders, financial institutions, investment firms, private equity firms, hospitals and health care organizations, educational institutions and individuals.

We have consistently been recognized for our leading practices in many areas, including private equity, M&A, life sciences, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, real estate, intellectual property, commercial and securities litigation, government enforcement, antitrust, and privacy and data security.

Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Working independently and under the direction of the Manager of Library Services, this position substantively contributes to the Library's Technical Services/Electronic Services team in the core areas of acquisitions, financial recordkeeping, collection management, cost control and reporting, contract negotiation, cataloging, and resource access.  Will expertly utilize all facets and functions of the integrated library system and address any problems with the system with the appropriate internal and external personnel.   

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Manage vendor relationships for both print and electronic resources; place and track orders and record receipts; coordinate desk copy program, with support from Technical Services staff;  assist in formulating annual desk copy policies; contact users for information on billable expenditures; track expenditures for budgeting purposes; resolve issues with vendors, including returns and refunds.
  • Review vendor proposals and participate in contract negotiations. Make recommendations for proposal terms in keeping with the needs of the firm's users and cost-control efforts.
  • Collaborate with research staff and management on collection management. Lead collection management projects in all domestic and international offices. Using expert knowledge of collection management principles and the firm's stakeholders, make recommendations for improvements to organization and development.
  • Collaborate with electronic services staff and management on cataloging and resource access and arrangement on the InfoNet and mobile devices. Lead cataloging projects; maintain records. Using expert knowledge of cataloging and arrangement principles and of the firm's user populations, make recommendations for cataloging and access improvements.
  • Make recommendations and contribute to decisions regarding cost control and cost recovery, including balancing collections and carrying out cancellations and returns and making recommendations to procedures to improve cost recovery.
  • Train Technical Services library staff on cataloging, acquisitions, and collection management. Write documentation on procedures, including instructions for staff.
  • Assist the Research Services team with reference and research appropriate to skill level.
  • To meet the financial reporting needs of administration, prepare expenditure reports and financial predictions.
  • Obtain documents through interlibrary loan and from document suppliers.
  • Perform administrative duties, including regular activity reports and billing research time.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • M.L.S. from ALA-accredited library school required.
  • Minimum five years of law library experience required.  Minimum three years of law firm library experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise in collection management and resource arrangement, acquisitions, and cataloging.
  • Demonstrated expertise in creating, using, and reporting collection, acquisitions, and cataloging data in automated library systems.

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES:

  • Ability to keep up with new materials, changes in resources and techniques, and shifts in information demands; resourcefulness in obtaining needed materials and information.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills; willingness and ability to actively contribute to project teams, as well as work alone; expected to interact frequently with attorneys, vendors, and staff.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time well.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality library service to a large group of demanding users in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Must be team-oriented and able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures with the appropriate parties.
  • Ability to plan, organize and carry out multiple related activities.
  • Ability to work in a multi-office environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment.
  • Must pay attention to details and have the ability to follow up and follow through.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office environment. Incumbent is expected to work the hours necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

 

https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ROPESGRAY&cws=41&rid=2108

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Faculty Positions, College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

The College of Computing & Informatics at Drexel University (http://drexel.edu/cci) seeks candidates with intellectual curiosity as well as technical & domain knowledge that can be translated into curriculum design, program vision, and overall teaching and scholarship. Candidates must be able to work with individuals across a spectrum of disciplines both internal and external to the College. We recognize that our success is founded upon the ambition and determination of our faculty, staff, and students. From our innovative research to our world-class education, we are passionate and excited about our endeavors as we look to the betterment of our students, and our community.

 

The Department of Information Science in CCI currently seeks applications to the following open-rank faculty positions: 

  1. Tenure-track faculty in Human-Centered Computing (HCC). We seek an interdisciplinary, world-class scholar with expertise and training in HCI/ User Experience and have a track record or potential to conduct domain-specific HCI research and to collaborate with others for large-scale research proposals. We are particularly interested in candidates who can cross disciplinary boundaries to collaborate with researchers in AI, Privacy and Security, Ubiquitous Computing and other research areas.

  1. Tenure-track faculty in the broad area of Digital Content Management (DCM). We seek candidates with strong technical skills and solid domain knowledge to conduct large-scale digital content projects that will solve significant social and practical problems. Candidates with a background in semantic technologies, semantic content analysis, Web-based content analysis, digital stewardship and enterprise content management are strongly encouraged to apply.

  1. Teaching faculty in Data Science (two positions). For the first position, we seek a leader and innovator for data science education who will help to bridge the College's data science curricula to industry demands and promote data science to a wide audience. For the second position, we seek an expert in one or more areas of data science who can teach a variety of courses in both of BSDS and MSDS curricula.

  1. Teaching faculty in Cybersecurity. We seek candidates to teach and develop security-related courses. Candidates should have background in or knowledge of cybersecurity, cloud security, computer forensics, ethical hacking, or applied cryptography. Candidates with relevant industry experience in security or cybersecurity technology are highly desirable.

 

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. It also has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's main campus is located on Philadelphia's "Avenue of Technology" in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation's sixth largest metropolitan region. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students.

 

Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis; however, applicants should apply by January 15, 2019 for full consideration. To be considered, apply at Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis; however, applicants should apply by January 15, 2019 for full consideration. To be considered, apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/57429.

 

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, letters of reference, and brief statements describing the applicant's research program and teaching interests. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.

 

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Computing & Informatics is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

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Student Success Librarian, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA

First Year Student Success Librarian, California State University, Fresno

The  seeks a creative, flexible, team oriented, and technologically savvy individual to join our faculty in developing and providing user-focused library services that support teaching, research, and student success. This full-time, tenure-track librarian will promote the success of first year and transfer students and serve as liaison to campus units which focus on first year programs, student success, and retention. (e.g., Summer Bridge, Upward Bound, First Year Writing Program, University 1). The individual in this position will also coordinate the Library's presence at student orientations and events relating to first year and transfer students. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to explore a variety of directions for professional growth and development. This position is expected to plan and carry out experimental and innovative activities which will be a mix of instructional activities and outreach, providing the right candidate with exciting opportunities to try new things and create new programming.

Required Education: An MLS from an ALA accredited library school/institution (or equivalent). Applicants nearing completion of the MLS degree may be considered; however, degree must be completed prior to hire date.

Required Experience:

  1. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of, or experience with, information literacy and instruction, student learning outcomes, active learning, and the design and delivery of instruction using traditional classroom. methods and current/emerging technologies and pedagogy;
  3. Evidence of excellent communication and presentation skills;
  4. Documentation of strong public service orientation and proficiency in all modes of reference service and research consultation with diverse user groups.

Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2018.  Visit http://jobs.fresnostate.edu for the complete vacancy announcement and information on how to apply. California State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please direct questions and comments to search committee chair: Chris Langer, clanger@mail.fresnostate.edu, 559-278-8152

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Big Data/Computational Social Science, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Open Rank, Open Department Big Data/Computational Social Science Faculty Position

Open Date: Oct 15, 2018; Application Link: http://apply.interfolio.com/56639

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma invites applications from energetic, enterprising Big Data/Computational Social Science scholars for an open rank, tenured/tenure track faculty position. This search is part of a cluster hire in the new Data Scholarship Program (DSP).

The DSP is designed to support data science, data analytics, statistics, computational social science, and digital humanities across the university community. This position will play an integral role in the growth and development of the DSP.

Candidates from a broad range of social science and social science-related disciplines are encouraged to apply (including, but not limited to: African and African-American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Library and Information Studies, Native American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology).

The position will begin in August 2019. The teaching load will be dependent upon the usual teaching load of hiring department.

The successful candidate is expected to become a leader within a highly collaborative interdisciplinary research and teaching community. We are looking for a social scientist doing innovative work (i.e., machine learning, text analysis, network analysis, data visualization, etc.) and/or utilizing novel datasets (linked, messy, unstructured, in-the-wild, real-time, or based on novel collection methods) that will magnify existing OU strengths. The ideal candidate should be fluent in emerging areas of Big Data social sciences, such as high-dimensional models and the use of "online field experiments;" acquiring "data in the wild" or using unconventional data sources to investigate human behavior or perceptions; and/or developing innovative data collection techniques or statistical methods. Successful candidates will be expected to apply for extramural funding, including participating in collaborative proposals, such as from the DoD, NSF, and NIH, and private sources.

This hire will address critical needs of OU students for additional training in data analytics and data-driven research, from introductory to advanced levels, to meet the high and growing demand for a work force with data-related skills, particularly those who can ground their analyses in core areas of interest to social scientists. We are looking for teaching expertise in the areas of: basic computing for social scientists, advanced courses in the substantive domain of the candidate, and courses in quantitative analyses and statistical methodologies.

Required Qualifications

  • A doctoral degree in a social science or any related discipline.
  • An established, active, and productive research program.
  • Experience with computational tools and/or "Big Data" methods for analyzing and/or visualizing data.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills essential to Big Data/computational social science project development and completion, including but not limited to skills related to developing and managing large or non- conventional datasets, machine or statistical learning and/or causal inference, data analysis and visualization, and/or mining textual, visual, or aural data.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching that engages students in Big Data/computational social science skill development.
  • Application of large datasets or data science methods to address questions of interest in the social sciences.
  • A sustained research program and a record of top-tier, peer-reviewed or other high-impact scholarly publications.
  • Experience with collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and a record of extramural funding.
  • Leadership in research, instruction, and/or service.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further information please access the Human Resources website at http://hr.ou.edu/.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars and now boasts a 92% student retention rate. The University is home to the Carl Albert Center, the Center for Applied Social Research, the Center for Risk and Crisis Management, the National Institute for Risk and Resilience, and renowned natural history and art museums. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No. I research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. The University of Oklahoma's beautiful, bustling campus is nestled in the heart of Norman, the state's third largest city, located just south of Oklahoma City. Norman combines the charm of a college town, the sophistication of a cosmopolitan city and the history and culture of the American West. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the "Best Places to Live" rankings. With a cost of living close to 15 percent less than the national average, Norman is a very affordable city. In fall 2014, Time ranked Norman the "least expensive city to raise children." For more information visit: http://soonerway.ou.edu and http://www.ou.edu/flipbook.

Application Instructions Applications should be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/56639 on ByCommittee and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; a statement of research interests and how the candidate would contribute to research and teaching in the development of a data scholarship program.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Carol L Silva at clsilva@ou.edu.

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Faculty, College of Communication and Information, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty in Communication and Information

The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track and/or tenured position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in one of the following areas: web development/programming, emerging media or human-computer interaction.

This position is one of eight new interdisciplinary faculty lines in the College of Communication and Information (CCI) and will be a joint appointment between the School of Digital Sciences (https://www.kent.edu/dsci) and one other school within the college, depending on the successful candidate's disciplinary background: the School of Communication Studies (https://www.kent.edu/comm), the School of Information (https://www.kent.edu/iSchool), the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (https://www.kent.edu/jmc) or the School of Visual Communication Design (https://www.kent.edu/vcd).

The School of Digital Sciences is a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary school designed to train tomorrow's digital leaders. Students learn from faculty drawn from programs across campus and receive broad foundational knowledge in digital technologies - hardware, software, web programming, management, analysis and data science. Academic programs include undergraduate and master's degrees as well as the interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Communication and Information.

CCI is the only college in the nation that combines digital sciences, design, media, information science, and communication in one interdisciplinary college. CCI and its schools offer a supportive and collaborative environment that values both teaching and research/creative activity.

This new faculty member will teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs and conduct research and/or produce creative/professional projects - whichever is appropriate to the candidate's area of expertise and home discipline. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop curriculum in his/her specialization area.

We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and expertise in at least one of the following areas:

Web Programming/Development:
Proficient in HTML/CSS, Javascript, templating languages (for example, Twig), preprocessors (for example, SASS), task runners (for example, Gulp or Grunt), other languages and frameworks used in web development (for example, Ruby, React, PHP, etc.), website testing and version control.

Emerging Media:
Experience developing interactive or immersive media, published video games, and innovative mobile development. Proficient in Maya, Zbrush, Unreal UDK and Unity. Experience with asset development, pipelines, event scripting, particle effects, animation. Languages such as C++, Python, Blueprints, and Java is a plus. Experience with film and/or television, 360 video, augmented reality, and virtual reality is a plus.

 

Human Computer Interaction:
Experience in human computer interaction, artificial/augmented intelligence, human robot/machine interaction, and ubiquitous computing as well as in affiliated areas such as machine learning and deep learning algorithms employed to understand problems and create solutions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

A terminal degree in a related discipline or a minimum of 8 years professional experience related to the candidate's field of expertise. The successful candidate will have a proven research record or a proven record of creative activity or evidence of significant professional experience; evidence of teaching excellence, if the candidate has prior university teaching experience; and a willingness and ability to advise, mentor, and teach undergraduate and graduate students. The ability to secure external funding is preferred, although not required.

KENT STATE

Kent State is a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate, residential, Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive University. Founded in 1910, the university is the third largest in Ohio, with an enrollment of approximately 39,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The Chronicle of Higher Education identifies Kent State as one of the Great Colleges to Work For (2017). The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks Kent State among the nation's top 74 public high-research universities, and U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State in the coveted top-tier of Best Colleges (2018).

Kent is a small but vibrant college-town with close proximity to the cultural, dining, and professional sports activities of major cities, along with the recreational opportunities of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the many lakes in the region.

To apply, visit our jobsite and upload the following items: Letter of interest, curriculum vita and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect an employment start date of August 2019. 

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Director, National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs, NY

The National Museum of Dance is seeking a Director to provide robust, innovative leadership of the Museum in all areas of operation.

This position is responsible for: Overseeing the entire operation of the National Museum of Dance and School of the Arts including but not limited to general management, financial management, fundraising, marketing and public relations, programming and outreach, exhibitions, collection maintenance and development, facilities management, venue rental management, and strategic vision planning and development. Managing and growing the annual operating budget. Supervising the Museum's full-time and part-time staff of between six and eight employees. Serving as the principal liaison between the Museum and its Board of Directors including attending Board meetings and preparing Board reports. Serving as the liaison between the Museum and the State Park. Serving as the main spokesperson for the Museum within the local community and the dance community at large.

Candidates should be detail-oriented and highly organized with demonstrated business acumen and a strong ability to multi-task. Outstanding communication and business operation skills are essential. Experience working within or leading a nonprofit organization and knowledge of the arts are an absolute plus. Bachelor's degree required.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, to info@dancemuseum.org. Please, no phone inquiries.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate on experience

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Information Manager, Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers, Baltimore, MD

Do you want to put your database management and information architecture skills to work in the field of philanthropy? 

The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG) is looking for a full-time Information Manager.

The position is the primary system administrator for the Association's website and Salesforce database and is responsible for the ongoing architecture and daily administration of Salesforce and its integration with the Association's processes and communications. This is integral to the ability of the Association to operate efficiently and be responsive and relevant to members and partners.

The Association's mission is to maximize the impact of giving on community life through a growing network of diverse, informed and effective philanthropists. Learn more and apply: po.st/HMdOtL

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Scholarly Repository Librarian, University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, Gainesville, FL

Scholarly Repository Librarian

Assistant or Associate University Librarian

 

The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries seeks an innovative and user-focused professional to serve in a position of Scholarly Repository Librarian, a 12-month tenure track Library Faculty position in the Digital Partnerships & Strategies Department in the Technology and Support Services tenure home.

 

The Scholarly Repository Librarian will provide leadership for the full range of scholarly repository services, including seeking out ways to leverage the UF Institutional Repository (IR@UF) as a hosting and preservation system and as an incubator for new scholarly digital collections and digital scholarship projects. Working in collaboration with university partners and vendors, the librarian will seek to expand institutional repository services in support of scholarly publication and Open Access activities, such as Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Open Journal Systems, and the Digital Object Identifiers program. In order to support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Scholarly Repository Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities and decision-making.

 

As a faculty member at the University of Florida, the Scholarly Repository Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion. The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and in these duties the Scholarly Repository Librarian will serve on various library committees and teams.

 

The search will remain open until December 11, 2018, review of applications will begin on November 12, 2018. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage athttp://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

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

 

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

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Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Information at Pratt Institute, New York, NY

Location: New York, NY

Open Date: Oct 12, 2018
Description
The School of Information at Pratt Institute (iSchool) seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor to begin Fall 2019 who will support the teaching and research related to our Master of Science program in Information Experience Design. The prospective faculty member will teach courses such as Information Architecture and Interaction Design, Mobile UX, Visual Design, Advanced Design Research, and develop/revise courses as needed. The successful candidate's research and teaching will make connections to arts, culture and technology, which is part of the mission of the school.
Areas of Specialization (one or more of the following areas are sought):
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • Mobile UX
  • Emotional Design and Affective Computing
  • Voice User Interfaces (VUI)
  • Design Thinking
  • Service Design
  • Designing for new interaction modalities and contexts (wearables, VR/AR, etc.)
Located on Pratt's Manhattan campus, the School of Information is committed to building diversity in our curriculum and among our faculty, students and staff and seek applicants who can contribute to meeting these goals.
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach three 3-credit courses per semester (fall and spring), with the first year at a reduced load (2 courses per semester).
  • Develop new courses and revise existing courses in area of specialization through work with the School Curriculum Committee.
  • Develop and maintain a coherent research agenda that addresses current questions and issues in the field.
  • Within field of specialization, be an active researcher able to produce a sustained record of research and publication in peer-reviewed journals and present peer-reviewed papers at conferences on a regular basis.
  • Serve on faculty, School and Institute committees, participate in related school activities, and provide service to the profession.
  • Serve as an advisor to iSchool students.
  • Contribute to the life of the school.
 
Qualifications
An earned doctorate in Human/Computer Interaction (HCI), Information Science, Human-Centered Design, or a related field. Teaching experience at the college level is required. 
SALARY and RANK are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Instructions
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements on research and teaching, and a list of names and contact information for three academic references via the Pratt website (https://apply.interfolio.com/56617).
Review of applications will begin December 3, 2018.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

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Spatial Data Librarian, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Lucy Scribner Library at Skidmore College invites enterprising, student-centered applicants for the newly established position of Spatial Data Librarian. While the college has offered GIS instruction for a number of years, this position is new to Scribner Library, which means the new Spatial Data Librarian will have the exciting opportunity to build a suite of courses, resources, and services over the coming years.

In support of Skidmore's teaching mission, the Spatial Data Librarian facilitates access to geospatial data and tools, including unique campus maps and local community data sets, and helps students and faculty curate project-generated data. In addition, this individual will design and deliver credit-bearing courses to students using spatial data in key disciplines. The Librarian will teach up to 12 credits (i.e., 3 or 4 courses) per academic year: the highest priority is to offer Introduction to GIS, but the Librarian will also develop more advanced course offerings to meet current and emerging campus needs across the disciplines. Based in the GIS Center for Interdisciplinary Research, which is staffed by a coordinator and student assistants, the Librarian will also provide instructional and research support to academic departments and programs that utilize spatial data resources and analysis. In collaboration with the Center for Leadership, Teaching, and Learning (CLTL), Learning Experience Design and Digital Scholarship Support (LEDS), the John B. Moore Documentary Studies Program (MDOCS), the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, and other entities at Skidmore, this individual will contribute to visual literacy and information literacy efforts in service of our forthcoming general education curriculum, which goes into effect in Fall 2020.

As a library faculty member, the Spatial Data Librarian will be expected to keep abreast of relevant literature for current awareness of trends, developments, and best practices in librarianship; perform outreach and liaison duties to key departments, as well as offer more general workshops and events; develop, assess, and revise online resource guides, discovery tools, and digital resources in support of designated departments; participate in the delivery of general and specialized reference services, including individual consultations; build collections in key subject areas; and perform other duties as assigned. This is a 12-month, non-tenured faculty position. Review of applications will begin December 3rd.

Minimum Quailfications:

  • Master's degree or equivalent in Geography, Geographic Information Science, or other relevant field, or relevant work experience
  • ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Science OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum two years of professional work experience in an academic library organization OR minimum two years of experience teaching credit-bearing courses
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise with spatial data and relevant software, including applications of same in research and teaching
  • Knowledge of maps, cartography, and cartographic history, and knowledge of the organization of information and of scholarship in relevant disciplines
  • Working knowledge of indexing/cataloging standards for cartographic resources and metadata standards for spatial data
  • Evidence of effective outreach to faculty and students
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and understanding of effective pedagogical approaches for teaching spatial literacy
  • Ability to embrace and/or evaluate emerging technologies
  • Familiarity with field data collection using GPS, including project design and related mobile applications (e.g., TerraSync, Fulcrum, GAIA, Avenza)
  • Experience managing ArcGIS Online, including curation of user-generated information and college-published resources, as well as oversight of user accounts and policies for private, organizational, and public-facing digital collections

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in geography or other relevant field
  • More than two years of experience teaching credit-bearing courses
  • Experience with data management planning
  • Familiarity with one or more standard statistical software programs such as SAS, STATA, SPSS, R
  • Demonstrated understanding of geodatabase design database and related software programs or formats such as Microsoft Access or Filemaker
  • Experience developing a multifaceted program for a multidisciplinary constituency
  • Experience creating professional quality graphics suitable for scholarly publishing
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Demonstrated success fostering relationships between the library and academic departments

 

Application Instructions: 

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

Documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: careers@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5800

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Children's Librarian, Santa Clarita Public Library, Santa Clarita, CA

The City of Santa Clarita is recruiting for the position of Children's Librarian for the Santa Clarita Public Library. Located in Southern California, the City of Santa Clarita is top-ranked nationally for livability, safety and quality of life. 

 

The salary range is $63,752 to $79,664 plus a competitive benefits package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental and vision insurance.

 

The application deadline is Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 12:00 noon.

 

More information is available on this recruitment at this link:

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Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY

Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator

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Cornell University Library's Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives seeks qualified candidates for the position of Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator. The successful candidate will provide collection arrangement and description, instruction and outreach, and reference for collections documenting the textile industry in the United States. With the closing of the American Textile History Museum (ATHM) in 2017, Cornell University Library acquired the bulk of the ATHM's Osborne Library, a unique resource on the history of textile production in the United States.

 

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.

 

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of the Kheel Center, the Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator will coordinate and be responsible for research support, outreach and instruction, and technical services for textile industry collections at the Kheel Center. Working with the Kheel Center's Technical Services Archivist, the Osborne Curator processes collections transferred from the ATHM and seeks out related materials to add to the Center's holdings. The Osborne Curator may supervise one or two student assistants and will work closely with the Kheel Center's Director, Research Archivist, Digital Archivist, and librarians and archivists from other Cornell libraries and archives.

 

Characteristics: The Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator is an experienced, knowledgeable, and collaborative professional who approaches reference, instruction, and outreach services for a large and diverse collection in a thoughtful and comprehensive manner. They work well with colleagues, drawing on and contributing to their subject and archival expertise, but are also able to work independently. They have a strong understanding of standard and traditional archival practices but also embrace changes and opportunities that new technologies bring to the archival field. Most importantly, they understand researchers and the research process and keep their needs in the forefront of their mind when making collection decisions.

 

The Osborne Curator will maintain and promote the HLM Library core values of collaboration, excellence, flexibility, innovation, integrity, and service.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in archival administration, library/information science, or the equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of 19th and 20th century US history.
  • 2-3 years of full-time, professional work experience in a special collections library or archive.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of staff in a rapidly changing information environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in textile studies, history, or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of textiles and textile production.
  • Record of engagement with professional organizations and activities and/or contributions to professional or scholarly literature.

 

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

Background: Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Its inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff imparts an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contributes creative ideas to further the University's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. In addition to the main campus in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's expansive global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus being built on Roosevelt Island in New York City. The Ithaca campus sits on 2,300 acres in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Ithaca, located roughly halfway between Manhattan and Toronto, offers a wealth of arts, culture, and activity while maintaining an eclectic college-town feel. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the multitude of rolling hills, breathtaking gorges, hiking trails, and lakes offering countless outdoor activities. The city has been named one of the top 100 places to live, a top 10 recreation city, a best green place to live, and one of the "foodiest" towns in America.

 

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 $64 million and a diverse and innovative staff of more than 350, the Library supports 2,700 faculty, 22,000 students and 94 PhD fields. Its world class collections, expert librarians, 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.

 

Salary and Academic Rank: The salary range, of $55,000 - $75,000, will be competitive and commensurate with experience. The incoming academic rank will be dependent on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

 

How to Apply: The application deadline is November 30, 2018. External applicants will apply via the Cornell Careers site at: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Gordon-and-Marjorie-Osborne-Textile-Industry-Curator_WDR-00016893. 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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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.

 

Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement here. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Data, Code, and Information Technology, University of Washington Information School, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington Information School is seeking one or more creative and energetic individuals to design and teach leading-edge educational experiences in data, code, and IT. Successful candidates will love teaching and mentoring students. They will have deep technical knowledge in one or more areas, and will want to join iSchool faculty and students in applying information technology to make the world a better place. This is an amazing opportunity to add your voice and technical skills to a diverse, intellectually stimulating, and multi-disciplinary environment.

In this search we are especially interested in individuals with technical expertise in one or more of the following areas (listed alphabetically):

  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Databases (relational and non-relational)
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Information Visualization
  • Mobile App Development
  • Networking
  • Software Engineering

The successful candidate will join a broad-based, inclusive Information School that offers multiple degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level and is committed to the values of leadership, innovation, and diversity. The iSchool's undergraduate major and minor in Informatics have grown to be among the most popular and most competitive programs at UW, and this individual will be a key contributor to their ongoing success.

Lecturing faculty are an integral part of the faculty of the iSchool. We provide mentorship, a career path, and opportunities for leadership in the school. This is a full-time appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. This position includes faculty voting rights but is not tenure eligible. The University of Washington is on the quarter system (fall, winter, spring) and lecturing faculty typically teach two courses per quarter (6 courses over 9 months) with summers off. Opportunities for summer teaching are often available. University of Washington lecturing faculty engage in teaching, mentorship, and service. Research is supported and encouraged, but not required.

The University of Washington is a vibrant crucible of inclusive research and community outreach, situated between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, in the city of Seattle, on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Seattle is a rapidly growing, dynamic, and diverse metropolitan area. 

The UW Information School is dedicated to hiring faculty that will enhance diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research (as applicable), teaching, and service. As information systems and institutions serve increasingly diverse and global constituencies, it is vital to understand the ways in which differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, and other identities can both divide us and offer us better ways of thinking and working. The Information School faculty are committed to preparing professionals who work in an increasingly diverse and global society by promoting equity and justice for all individuals, actively working to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination.

Applicants may find further information about the Information School at ischool.uw.edu.

Qualifications: The appointment is at the rank of Lecturer Full-time, or Senior Lecturer Full-time commensurate with qualifications and experience. The anticipated start is January 1 to September 1 2019. Applicants coming from industry must minimally have a bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience in a technical role. Applicants from academia must minimally have a bachelor's degree and experience teaching at least one course as either the lead or assistant instructor. A master's degree or Ph.D. are desirable but not required. Prior teaching experience or demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching is highly desired of all candidates. 

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by November 15, 2018. Other applications will be reviewed beginning on the 15th of each month until finalists are chosen. Select candidates will be invited for campus visits. 

The initial application package must include a resume or CV, a cover letter, and a diversity statement (see below). Short-listed candidates will later be asked to do a live teaching demonstration, submit a teaching statement, and will be contacted for letters of reference. If appropriate, instructions will be provided at the appropriate time. 

Please note: The cover letter is important. Drawing on your background, please tell us how you will design and teach leading-edge educational experiences in data, code, and IT and why you are interested in a teaching position at the Information School.

*iSchool Diversity Statement Guidelines

Diversity is a core value of the Information School. We are working to create more equitable opportunities for underrepresented groups to participate in university life in research and teaching, across ranks, and among faculty, students, and staff. The Diversity Statement provides an opportunity for applicants to reflect on how they and their approach to research, teaching, and/or service examines, identifies, and/or will contribute to positive social change that supports people who represent differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, ability, and other identities. We invite you to be reflective and describe where you stand to learn and grow with regard to issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice, and your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations. In short, we would like to know, what does "diversity" in academic teaching, service, and research mean to you?

For your reference please consult the UW iSchool's diversity web pages: http://ischool.uw.edu/about/diversity/statement

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

Commitment to Diversity The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).

Additionally, the University's Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member's academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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

Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice

 

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=103863

 

Application deadline: November 25, 2018

 

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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Humanities Liaison Librarian, Performing Arts, UTL, Austin, TX

Humanities Liaison Librarian for Performing Arts (Librarian III)

The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) seeks a collaborative, energetic librarian to support Dance, Music, and Theatre through strategic approaches to selection, discovery, and delivery of digital and print information resources, including instruction and research lifecycle support

 

To learn more about this position, please visit: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/181019010084

 

Essential functions

Serve as the point of contact for in-depth research support to assigned departments, research centers and others conducting research related to assigned subjects. Provide reference using appropriate media in all venues and channels, including individual and small group research consultation. Manage and curate collections in support of relevant curricula and research, with materials in any and all formats including streaming media. Collaborate with others to develop and promote collections, and support the open agenda. Develop content for subject-based web pages and guides. Engage faculty and administration to exchange information about research consultation, collections and research lifecycle support services. Maintain an awareness of evolving research methods in the performing arts and more broadly in the humanities, and offer guidance concerning relevant technology and tools. Collaborate with faculty to achieve information literacy learning outcomes in course-specific ways, including providing instruction sessions and assignments, research guides, and/or tutorials. Serve as a collections coordinator for Fine Arts and Humanities liaisons, communicating about and advocating for collections, and working to facilitate cooperative collection development across subjects. Collaborate to provide marketing and assessment of library resources and services. Engage in fundraising, development and outreach programs, such as exhibits, events, and donor relations. Work closely with UTL staff on departmental initiatives, take on additional subject areas as needed, actively participate in UT Libraries and other local committee and project team efforts, as well as pertinent professional organizations and staff development opportunities. Remain flexible and adaptable to new and emerging staffing models, schedules, and technologies.

 

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

 

Required qualifications

MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program. Demonstrated subject knowledge of dance, music and theatre. Demonstrated ability to collaborate, communicate and interact effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing environment. Experience providing research consultation services in an academic environment. Knowledge of scholarly communication issues and trends within the arts and humanities. Evidence of a strong commitment to user-centered services. Experience using and teaching a range of academic electronic information resources and tools. Demonstrated excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. Proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a changing environment. Demonstrated willingness to respond to new opportunities with initiative, creative energy, and leadership.

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Multiple Positions, UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries, Chapel Hill, NC

Working closely with the curatorial team of the Southern Historical Collection (SHC), the Community Archivist will serve as project manager and coordinator for a Mellon Foundation grant entitled "Building a Model for All Users: Transforming Archive Collections through Community-Driven Archives." Among the goals of the grant is to document and preserve the histories of marginalized communities previously omitted from traditional archives. The Community Archivist will service the Collection's existing community archives projects, including The Appalachian Student Health Coalition, The Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project, The Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance, and the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum. The Community Archivist will collaborate with the Community Driven Archives Team to facilitate positive relationships with peer practitioners and community liaisons, manage a core project team, document the community-driven methodology, and develop tools and programs for community-driven archives. 

 

The Data Analysis Librarian will provide research support and introduce cutting-edge data analysis tools and methodologies to users of the Davis Library Research Hub, where technology experts work as a team to support scholars with research and teaching. Research Hub staff members provide an inclusive, respectful, and responsive service point, work collaboratively to meet exciting research challenges, support learning communities, and introduce and facilitate the use of innovative technologies through consultation and instruction. We are seeking a creative and analytical individual who enjoys variety in their work, thrives on working with others to solve challenging data-related problems, and is committed to lifelong teaching and learning of technical skills. The Data Analysis Librarian will use advanced skills with data cleaning/wrangling/normalization, regular expressions, web scraping, and APIs to support and collaborate with researchers on data-related research. Additionally, this librarian will develop services in response to the needs of diverse populations served, current trends, campus needs, and Library priorities.  

 

This Librarian will be the primary provider of library support for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  The Health Sciences Library has partnered with the School of Pharmacy around a variety of instructional and research-based projects, including course-integrated instruction for the PharmD program, an on-site and virtual Evidence-Based Practice course, participation in research metrics and visualization projects.  Potential growth areas for the library's partnership with the School of Pharmacy include informatics, data analytics, and interprofessional education and practice (IPEP). The Librarian works in client settings and in the library, and is part of a team of librarians, support staff, and library partners working to achieve the library's mission to manage information and knowledge to advance health and health care.

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Social Sciences Librarian, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Job Description:

Ithaca College seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking Social Sciences Librarian to join our talented team, beginning in January 2019. We are committed to the collaborative development of library services and user-centered resources that advance teaching and learning success. Current library initiatives include embedded services for targeted programs, first-year students and research skill development, highlighting student scholarship via our institutional repository, developing a culture of assessment related to student success, and using digital tools and techniques to enhance learning and teaching.

If you have an MLS and either an undergraduate degree in the social sciences or two years' experience in social science reference and information literacy initiatives in an academic library, we invite you to apply.  We also seek applicants who have experience with social science research methods, including working with numeric or qualitative data collection and analysis, and who have experience/interest in assessment. Outreach is central to this position.  

You will be joining a collaborative team of proactive librarians who focus on teaching information literacy skills and concepts, engaging with teaching faculty to address departmental learning outcomes, and delivering virtual and face-to-face research assistance.  We also actively seek opportunities to collaborate with other College units, including Student Affairs and Campus Life, Information Technology, Career Services, the Center for Faculty Excellence, International Programs, and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.  

The position will provide support to the psychology, sociology, and politics disciplines through the development of active instruction sessions, workshops, web-based tutorials, consultations, and user-centered information resources.

Ithaca College is a selective medium-size comprehensive college in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of central New York. The city of Ithaca and surrounding environs offer diverse cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities in a small college town setting. Founded as a school of music, the college has long recognized the value of combining theory and performance, providing a rigorous education that blends liberal arts and professional programs.  In the words of its vision statement, "Ithaca College strives to become the standard of excellence for residential comprehensive colleges, fostering intellect, creativity, and character in an active, student-centered learning community." Undergraduate research is a hallmark of the curriculum, with students working in collaboration with faculty members.

This is a 12-month non-tenure track position that reports to the College Librarian.  

Please apply on-line at www.ithaca.edu/jobs and browse the openings, select the position, and attach requested documents. Questions about the on-line application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-1207.  

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Multiple Openings, 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 **

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.

Available openings are listed below:

Librarian, PERS Eligible 

Page II

Web Developer

Library Associate II

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Assistant Professor, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan

Position Title: Full-Time Assistant Professor (or above) of Library and Information Science

There is now a job opening for a full-time assistant professor of Library and Information Science. The job can be found on this website: https://ppt.cc/fBdvDx 

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