April 2013 Archives

Educational opportunities from Museum Textile Services

Dear Friends:

Spring is all about new beginnings, and MTS is kicking off the season with news about several new educational opportunities.

Intern Jen Nason working with clothing donated to the MTS study collecion.

Museum Textile Services is expanding our volunteer intern staff beginning this May. MTS Internships provide a sound introduction to textile conservation treatments, philosophy, and literature while working hands-on with historic artifacts. We require our volunteers to commit a minimum of one day per week from 9:30 to 5:30 for a minimum of 120 hours. Hand-sewing experience, excellent eyesight, and great team skills are essential. To apply please email your resume and a brief note of introduction to museumtextiles@gmail.com.

Camille and Cara will be at the Northeast Document Conservation Center on July 9, 2013, to demonstrate Techniques that Everyone Should Know for the Care and Stabilization of Textiles and Paper Based Artifacts. This NEMA Curator's workshop also features NEDCC's Claire Grund, who will demonstrate the basics of preserving paper based archives, including surface cleaning, mending, hinging and matting, and rehousing. Members and non-members are welcome! Please register through NEMA. Heads up-Camille will also be chairing a session on Cloud-Based Collections Management Software at the November, 2013, NEMA conference.

Camille Breeze returns to the wonderful Campbell Center campus on August 29-31, 2013, to teach Textile Stabilization using Sheer Overlays. In this class, participants will learn how to use all three of these sheer materials and, more importantly, how to determine which overlay is best for a given situation. This class is suitable for those with stitching experience, including non textile specialists and non collections staff who must perform preservation tasks. For prices and registration information, including a full list of courses offered at the Campbell Center, please visit their website.

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Knowledge Management Internship, Communispace, Boston MA

Knowledge Management Internship | Boston, MA, United States

Who You Are

You are proactive, hyper-organized and able to handle a sometimes unpredictable and very fast-paced environment. You are comfortable communicating with all staff levels and can anticipate and independently resolve even the most minor bumps in the road with a smile. You're flexible and able to absorb information about best practices, client needs, and business systems without batting an eye. You enjoy working with software and people equally. Oh, and, your superb project management and multi-tasking skills are second to none!

What You'll Do

This internship in Client Services has a completely unique role. This position will primarily work with the Content Curator to overhaul our knowledge management system on a top-to-bottom rejiggering of the repository we use to share our best ideas among our colleagues. You will be examining documents to determine their continued relevance to our current practices, performing quality control on metadata, and producing an inventory of documents. You'll develop an understanding of our business and information needs, and work with us as we imagine what sort of knowledge management experience would best serve our company in the future.

Desired Skills / Experience / Qualities

• Candidates must be enrolled or recent graduates of an accredited MLS/MLIS program with coursework in at least two of the following areas: Cataloguing, Indexing, Metadata, or Corporate Libraries.
• 1-2 internships in a professional setting.
• Experience with a Content Management System or HTML required; experience with MS SharePoint preferred.
• Expert use of the MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
• Excellent writing skills.
• Candidates must be available to work forty hours per week in our Boston office.
• Internship will be approximately 12 weeks.
• Amazing sense of humor.
• Folks who play nice, are team oriented, incredibly bright, fun, curious about life and engaged in their work are encouraged to apply!

The timing of the internship would run from June 3rd- the final few weeks of August.

To apply: http://www.communispace.com/careers/careers.aspx?jvi=oEEoXfwn

About Communispace
Communispace Corporation, www.communispace.com, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, is the consumer collaboration agency uniquely equipped to harness the power and inspiration of consumers to drive business growth. Founded in 1999, the company has created more than 500 customer communities for industry leaders including: Kraft, Hewlett-Packard, Charles Schwab, Hallmark, Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, Hilton Hotels Corporation and many more.

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Library Services Manager, Infotrieve, Union County NJ

Infotrieve is a global leader in providing information services and content management technology to businesses. For more than 20 years we have been providing corporate information centers, R&D facilities, and legal, business affairs and product professionals in more than half the Fortune 500 with a broad array of outsourcing services and software solutions.

The Library Services Manager is responsible for managing on and off site Library Services and staff in accordance with established service levels and approved budgets. Responsible for the management of all aspects of the client relationship. This position is located in Union County, NJ.

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ARMA International Educational Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

The ARMA International Educational Foundation is proud to announce that the number of scholarships that are available to second year graduate students in information management programs has increased. This year we be awarding up to a total of eight $3,000 scholarships. Please pass the information on to students who might be interested.

Thank you,
Pam Duane, CRM
Vice Chairman, AIEF

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Library Director, Jaffrey Public Library, Jaffrey NH

Job Posting: The Jaffrey Public Library is seeking a Library Director who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative and public-service oriented. The Director oversees a staff of 4 employees, a comprehensive collection of 38,400 items in all formats, and an annual budget of $308,000.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an MLS from an ALA accredited program. Candidate should have a thorough knowledge of current library practices and resources, and the technology skills necessary to administer the library.

Supervisory experience is preferred.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Deadline for Submission: May 22, 2013

Address: Please send cover letter and resume via email to: library@townofjaffrey.com or via mail to:

Mary Heafy, Board of Trustees, Jaffrey Public Library,
38 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452.

A complete job description can be found online at www.townofjaffrey.com/library.

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Assistant Librarian/Reference & Archives/Special Collections, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA

Assistant Librarian/Reference & Archives/Special Collections: Full-time, 12 month, Tenure Track, librarian position. As part of the reference team, will participate in the reference and instruction schedules and delivery of services. S/he will manage, maintain and provide access to the Librarys Archives and Special Collections department. A Masters of Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required.

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Archives Internship, Medfield Historical Society, Medfield MA

Established in 1891, the Medfield Historical Society is one of the oldest local historical societies in the Commonwealth. The Medfield Historical Society is a private notforprofit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and sharing Medfield's history with the community.The Society shares the town's remarkable heritage by collecting and preserving its history, by interpreting and displaying materials pertaining to the history of the town and its people and by fostering public involvement in and appreciation of the town's rich heritage and culture. The Medfield Historical Society has collections ranging from the 17th to 20th centuries, with an emphasis on the social and cultural aspects of the town of Medfield, including social organizations such as Girl Scouts, the Medfield public schools, and other genealogical material pertaining to the town's families.

The Medfield Historical Society is currently in need of an intern with experience in archives management theory and preservation. Work will include processing, arrangement, and description of the Society's collections. Experience with PastPerfect 5 would be highly beneficial, but willing to work with those willing to learn. The intern will work directly with the Society's librarian. The internship is set for Mondays 9 AM 5 PM during the summer of 2013, with the possibility of extension through the academic year.

Please submit cover letter and resume and/or questions to:

Andrea Cronin
Medfield Historical Society
6 Pleasant Street
Medfield, MA 02052

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Young Adult Librarian, Part-Time Benefited, Reading Public Library, Reading MA

Job: Young Adult Librarian, Part-Time Benefited

Description: The Reading Public Library seeks a tech-savvy, creative and energetic Young Adult Librarian to share responsibility for Teen Services with another Young Adult Librarian; 20 hours per week including every third Saturday and at least one evening per week. Reading Public Library offers a friendly, fun, progressive and exciting environment with opportunities for professional growth and participation in professional and community organizations.

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Clinical Librarian/Informationist, Assistant Professor of Bibliography, The University of Akron, Akron OH

Clinical Librarian/Informationist, Assistant Professor of Bibliography

Job Posting: #7659

The Clinical Librarian/Informationist will support the clinical programs in the College of Health Professions at the University of Akron, which includes the School of Nursing, the School of Nutrition/Dietetics, the School of Social Work, the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and the Child Life Specialist Program. The Clinical Librarian/Informationist will create and implement faculty development and inter-professional development programs in the College of Health Professions. Collaborating with faculty from the College, the librarian will develop and support modules utilizing multiple media formats and mobile technologies to instruct students in the process of implementing evidence-based practice in the clinical setting. These modules will be course-integrated and will build upon each other beginning with the sophomore year and moving through the academic career. The Clinical Librarian/Informationist will primarily work outside the Science & Technology Library in clinical and classroom settings and will build strong collaborative relationships with faculty in the College of Health Professions. This is a tenure-track position; therefore the successful candidate will be required to meet the University of Akron Libraries' criteria for promotion and tenure, which include conducting research, teaching, participating on library and university committees, and serving in professional organizations.

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Analyst, Advanced Platform Distribution, AMC Networks Inc., New York NY

Title: Analyst, Advanced Platform Distribution
Department Name: Broadband Production
AMC Networks Job Location: NY / NY

Requisition ID: 20624BR


This hands-on role supports advanced platform product initiatives for the AMC, IFC, SUNDANCE, WE tv, AMC/Sundance Channel Global and their associated products.

The Analyst, Advanced Platform Distribution will coordinate the meta data and non-video assets for the syndication of Advanced Platform content to all affiliates across all distribution methods including Digital Set Top Box (DSTB) On Demand, TV Everywhere (TVE), Mobile, EST (Electronic Sell Through), Broadband and other IP platforms and affiliates.

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Advanced Referencing Services Specialist, Infotrieve, Wilton CT

Infotrieve is a global leader in information services and content management technology for businesses. For more than 20 years we have been providing corporate information centers, R&D facilities, and legal, business affairs and product professionals in more than half the Fortune 500 with a broad array of software solutions and services.

Position Overview

We are seeking a talented Advanced Referencing Services Specialist with the desire to provide top-notch service to our blue chip clients. In this role you will utilize your strong on-line search skills to conduct advanced reference work, citation verification and copyright clearance for hard-to-find documents utilizing specialized in-house and commercial databases.

This is a great opportunity for an exceptional recent MLS graduate with a strong desire to work with both leading edge software and some of the most highly respected companies from a variety of industries. This position will be located in Wilton, CT and will report to our Client Services Supervisor.

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Volunteer Archives Internship, Belmont Day School, Belmont MA

Belmont Day School (BDS) is a co-educational, independent elementary and middle school (Pre-K through 8) located in Belmont, MA. BDS was established in 1927 and has a fairly substantial archival collection that is currently managed through the Alumni Relations Office. We are in need of an intern with archive knowledge and expertise to organize our current collection as well as provide guidance on establishing processes for collecting and maintaining our archives going forward. This internship is for the summer of 2013, with the possibility of extension through the academic year.

Duties: We are seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic GSLIS student interested in contributing time to practicing and applying their archival knowledge and expertise to the BDS archive collection.

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K-3 LIBRARIAN/LIBRARY TEACHER, Prospect Hill Academy Charter School, Cambridge MA


Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is a highly successful, urban K-12 public school with the mission of preparing each student for success in college, fostering responsible citizenship, and inspiring a lifelong love of learning.

At Prospect Hill Academy, the prevailing belief is that with hard work, effective effort, perseverance through adversity, committed teachers, and invested parents, all students are capable of academic, intellectual, social, and moral excellence. Fueling this conviction are seven core values that guide the daily life and culture of the school-(1) High Expectations: Each student can do and be whatever s/he wants; (2) Equity: Access and opportunity drive achievement; (3) Personalization: One size does not fit all; (4) Cultural Proficiency: We see, honor, and embrace differences; (5) Collaboration: Many minds are better than one; (6) Balance: Both-and, not either-or; (7) Inquiry: Decisions are strategic and informed by data; and (8) Accountability: If students fail, we all fail.

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Reference/Web Services Librarian, Adelphi University Libraries, Garden City NY

Adelphi University Libraries, Garden City, NY, seeks a tenure-track professional to provide research assistance to patrons, teach students to effectively find information and take a leadership role in the design, development and management of the Library website.

This is a tenure track library faculty position. Applicants must hold a master's degree from an ALA accredited school of library/information science. A second post baccalaureate degree or similar proof of advanced study is highly preferred.

It is desirable that applicants will have: (a) strong reference experience, preferably in an academic environment; (b) 1-2 years
website management experience; (b) 1-2 years website management experience; (c) a basic understanding and familiarity with a CMS such
as WordPress; (d) a strong interest in user interface design; (e) an ability to assess emerging technologies for their usefulness in
accessing library resources and promoting information literacy.

The complete position description is available at: http://tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=ADELPHI&cws=3.

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Web Services Librarian, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park CA

Web Services Librarian

Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Just 50 miles north of San Francisco in beautiful Sonoma County, the University Library in the Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center thrives on innovation and creativity. We are seeking a motivated, collaborative, and future-oriented professional to join our team.

The Web Services Librarian takes a leadership role in the vision, design, and management of an evolving library web presence to meet the needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the University. The successful candidate will be responsible for
ongoing analysis of the web architecture, improving the user experience, and creating a holistic design to streamline access to services and resources. Our team environment offers many opportunities for professional growth and development.

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree (or equivalent, awarded by August 1, 2013) and at least 2 years professional web experience.

Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian Salary range: $57,084 - $72,132, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a complete job description, application instructions, and more information about the University Library, http://library.sonoma.edu/about/jobs_faculty.php.

Review of applications starts May 17, 2013. Anticipated start date: August 1, 2013

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Assistant Director for Research and Instruction, Gordon Library, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester MA

The Assistant Director for Research and Instruction Services is a senior level management position that has primary responsibility for planning, coordinating, and promoting the research and instruction program of the Gordon Library. This position is a part of the library's administrative team and contributes to decisions on policies, operations, and library budget. The Assistant Director oversees a department of five full-time and two part-time librarians.

  • Coordinates delivery of course-integrated instruction, research consultations, and related online support (tutorials, LibGuides, etc.) for WPI students and faculty;
  • Provides expertise and support for pedagogy, instructional technologies, and assessment methods used in the library's instruction program
  • Evaluates new and existing library tools, services, and resources
  • Compiles and contributes to statistical and other library reports.
  • Participates in collection development and other related administrative committee assignments

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Director of Library Services, New England School of Acupuncture, Newton MA

Director of Library Services
Kelly Library, New England School of Acupuncture

Reports To: Academic Dean or President

Summary: Oversees the direction and growth of library collections and services with the aim to support the mission and goals of the college. Ensures the provision of a full range of resources and services to all library users by performing the following duties personally or through direct supervision of library staff.

Qualifications: MLS/MSLIS from an accredited school; knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine or experience in a health sciences library preferred.

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Taxonomist, New York NY

Taxonomist (100% onsite)
Location(s): NYC, NY
Duration: 6 months+/ C2H /Full time
Interview: Telephonic/Skype

No Of position(s): 1

Role Description:

This role requires someone with a strong background in system and business analysis, to join the ISearch- VFS document management team. Key requirement of this position is strong communication skills both written and verbal, as the successful candidate will be expected to deal directly with business stakeholders to elicit requirements and clearly present these to the technical team for development. Demonstration of requirements gathering, modeling and documentation would be required.

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