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Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Title:  Temporary Access Services Resource Sharing Specialist        

Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday 1 pm to 5 pm (20 hrs/wk)                                               

Pay rate: $15/hr

  • Process resource sharing requests placed by Harvard patrons to be loaned or scanned from lending libraries.
  • Explains resource sharing policies to patrons.
  • Uses various electronic or manual methods to verify citations and locate difficult items.
  • Interprets resource sharing borrowing policies and procedures.
  • Backs-up lending workflows as needed.
  • Backs-up processing of materials for Harvard patrons as needed.
  • Serves as resource sharing borrowing customer service contact, including telephone communication and all other forms of correspondence.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains borrowing requests in resource sharing software (ILLiad).
  • Creates and updates library records in the circulation subsystem (currently Aleph). Charges and renews materials in Aleph.

Qualifications:

  • High School degree required.
  • Understanding of resource sharing practices and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and bibliographic data.
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.
  • Computer literacy and keyboarding proficiency required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows environment required.
  • Working knowledge of HOLLIS, OCLC, online catalogs, bibliographic databases and resource sharing software and associated tools.

EEO Statement

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

 

Interested applicants, please send cover letter and resume to Jason Clarke, jclarke@fas.harvard.edu.

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

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

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

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

Visit the University Libraries website to learn more about us.

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

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

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

For more information, click here.

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Library Media Specialist, Concord Public Schools, Concord, MA

The Library Media Specialist is responsible for the delivery of Library/Media curriculum and for differentiating instruction. Familiarity with standard-based education and mastery of technology skills are required. Self reflection skills, data analysis competencies, and the ability to effectively collaborate with others are essential. The successful candidate will have the ability to work well with students, parents, colleagues and community members. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. A bachelor's degree and an appropriate Massachusetts teaching license are required; a master's degree is preferred. 

Salary: Appropriate step and lane on the teachers' salary scale

Concord Public Schools and Concord-Carlisle High School are seeking diverse and culturally competent educators.


It is the policy of the Concord Public Schools and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, gender identity, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, criminal record, genetics, or disability in its employment practices.

For more information, click here.

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Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Rare Book Specialist), University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL

The University of Miami Libraries seeks nominations and applications for an experienced Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Rare Book Specialist). Under the direction of the Head of Metadata & Discovery Services, the incumbent will be responsible for providing original and complex copy cataloging, retrospective conversion, and authority work for materials in the Library's Special Collections Department and University Archives. This position will supervise at least one staff member, plan and manage projects, and coordinate all Special Collections and University Archives cataloging activities following prescribed national and local standards, and in accordance with the Library's priorities. In particular, Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Rare Book Specialist) will be the lead cataloger for the Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Early Americas, Exploration and Navigation.

 

For the full job description and how to apply, please go to: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UMFaculty/job/Coral-Gables-Campus/Librarian-Asst-Professor_R100021818

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President, EcoTarium, Worcester, MA

The EcoTarium, located in New England's second largest city, seeks its next President to lead this award-winning, mid-sized museum to its next level of growth and excellence. Founded in 1825, EcoTarium's mission is to "inspire a passion for science and nature" by engaging individuals and families in an interactive and vibrant indoor/outdoor experience on 55 acres. The hallmarks of the 61,000-square foot museum are its permanent and changing interactive exhibits, enlivened by a rich array of educational programs and unique special events. The museum's latest permanent exhibit, City Science: The Science You Live, opened in January 2017.

The ideal candidate will possess at least 10 years of increasing experience with fiscal responsibility in the museum, cultural, educational sectors or a similarly complex organization. A strategic and visionary thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit, the ideal candidate will have experience evaluating and growing institutional programs and exhibits. The candidate must have a strong track record of decisive and effective leadership and have proven operation, development, and financial management skills. A talented friend-raiser and fearless fund-raiser, the successful candidate will build on the recently completed Phase II of the Third Century Capital Campaign to consolidate and grow the museum as one of the premier science-based, informal learning family destinations in the region and beyond.

HOW TO APPLY

The EcoTarium is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants.

To apply, please visit ecotarium.org/jobs/president.

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