May 2014 Archives

Reference Librarian/Instruction Coordinator, Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA

Reference Librarian/Instruction Coordinator, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA, 1.0 FTE Assistant Professor, tenure track faculty position. ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or an equivalent terminal degree; minimum one year of experience, preferable work in an academic library; working knowledge in instructional programming, including curriculum development, assessment and outcome, and instructional design in classroom and online environments; knowledge of a wide range of information sources and technologies; salary DOE. For complete info & to apply online, https://jobs.cwu.edu.  Screening begins 7/9/14. CWU is an AA/EEO/Title IX Institution.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Becky Severin at severinb@cwu.edu.

 

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Cataloging and Digital Initiatives Librarian, Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA

Cataloging and Digital Initiatives Librarian, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA, 1.0 FTE, tenure track faculty position. ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or an equivalent terminal degree; archival coursework and experience is necessary; minimum two years' experience with digital library technologies and managing digital projects and collections; experience with digital library/archives metadata standards and technologies; web development and authoring; digital archive systems and automation techniques; digital preservation strategies, technologies, and standards; established thesauri and vocabularies used in digital collections; knowledge of current trends in digital library development, digitization standards and preservation, and rights management issues relating to digital materials; knowledge of copyright best practices; Rank and salary DOE. For complete info & to apply online, https://jobs.cwu.edu.  Screening begins 7/9/14. CWU is an AA/EEO/Title IX Institution.

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Humanities & Germanic Studies Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley CA

Hiring range: Associate Librarian I - V

$53,116 - $65,801 per annum, based upon qualifications

This is a full-time appointment available starting August 2014.

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a collaborative, service-oriented librarian to provide research support to the UC Berkeley community and to develop, promote, and enhance access to library collections that meet the university's teaching and research needs, with an emphasis on Germanic Studies in particular and humanities in general.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premier public universities. In a highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 25,500 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and a faculty of 1,500. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries - including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills. Discover more about the Library via our Web site: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu.

Responsibilities

The Humanities & Germanic Studies Librarian has primary responsibility for providing user-centered services in support of research, teaching, and scholarship related to countries where German, Dutch, and the Scandinavian languages are spoken. Cultivating and sustaining connections with faculty and students associated with key academic departments and centers - such as the German Department, Dutch Studies Program, Scandinavian Department, and Institute of European Studies - is critical to meeting the research and curricular needs of these scholars. The librarian provides research consultations for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students; develops guides and web pages to facilitate user access to resources; offers orientations and instructional sessions; and contributes to reference services for the humanities and social sciences in the Doe/Moffitt Libraries.

The Humanities & Germanic Studies Librarian selects materials in all formats that are appropriate to the research and teaching needs of the UC Berkeley campus. Materials are acquired through firm orders and approval plans with consideration of consortial agreements with libraries in the University of California System, Stanford University, and national organizations such as the German/North American Research Partnership administered through the Center for Research Libraries. In order to effectively enhance access to the collection of print and digital materials and identify which materials should be shelved off-campus, the librarian works collaboratively with other campus colleagues specializing in social sciences, humanities, area studies, and international documents. The librarian maintains an awareness of scholarly communication issues, and identifies relevant online resources to purchase through campus funds or in group agreements within the California Digital Library and the Center for Research Libraries.

Reporting to the Head of the Arts & Humanities Division, this position will collaborate frequently with colleagues in that division as well as with colleagues in the Social Sciences Division. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for additional liaison and selection areas in the humanities as best matches his or her expertise, and will become the division's leader for a core issue such as scholarly communication, instruction, user experience, or digital humanities.

UC Berkeley librarians are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance, and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment. Advancement in the Librarian series is based in part on professional contributions beyond the primary assignment. The successful candidate will show evidence or promise of such contributions to the Library, campus, UC System, and profession.

Qualifications

Minimum Basic Qualification Required by Time of Application:

  • MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution

Additional Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated comprehension of and competency in German
  • Experience participating in collection development in an academic or research library
  • Experience providing reference and instructional services related to humanities, social sciences, and/or area studies in an academic or research library environment
  • Experience developing innovative services to enhance research and/or teaching
  • Demonstrated understanding of the information needs of researchers studying topics in humanities and area studies fields
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing highly responsive public service
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse staff and campus user communities
  • Capacity to thrive in an environment of change and respond effectively to shifting needs and priorities
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, and communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in an area studies-related field (such as language, history, culture, or literature)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in exploring ways technologies are affecting research methods and scholarship in the humanities
  • Demonstrated comprehension of and competency in other non-English languages of Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark
  • Familiarity with book trade and bibliographic resources of countries of these regions (Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark)
  • Knowledge of initiatives and trends related to research in international and area studies fields and to the evolving scholarly communication landscape
  • Knowledge of cataloging and access issues for non-English language materials
  • Experience with cooperative library agreements at the regional, national, or international level
  • Demonstrated record of success planning and implementing projects
  • Experience in grant writing and fundraising

The Library at the University of California, Berkeley is committed to the support and encouragement of a multicultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive and imaginative contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

Professional librarians at UC are academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council - American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This position is in the bargaining unit.

Librarians are entitled to appropriate professional development leave, two days per month vacation leave, one day per month sick leave, and all other benefits granted non-faculty academic personnel. The University has an excellent retirement system and sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans in addition to other benefits.

DEADLINE: The initial review date for this position is June 16, 2014. All completed applications received by this date will be given full consideration; this recruitment will remain open until filled.

Submit applications online at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00438. Applications must include a cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications, curriculum vitae noting degrees and relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about the applicant's qualifications for this position.

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 or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: Submit applications online at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Send inquiries to:

Susan E. Wong
Director, Library Human Resources
Library Human Resources Department
110 Doe Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone:(510) 642-3778
Email: librec@library.berkeley.edu

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Social Sciences Data Librarian, Colby College, Waterville ME

Colby College Libraries invites applications for a Social Sciences Data Librarian, a new position in the Scholarly Resources & Services (SRS) group. The Colby Libraries seeks a candidate with knowledge and enthusiasm to raise campus awareness of data literacy (data curation, management, and preservation) with the potential to build library services for faculty and student
research. The data librarian may assist faculty with development of data management plans for grant applications, assist with general data stewardship, as well as serve as a resource to library colleagues for data and statistical support. The librarian will serve as liaison primarily to departments in the social sciences or interdisciplinary subject areas, providing information
literacy and research instruction, individual consultations, and collection development.

Qualifications:
● Graduate degree in library or information science from an accredited institution or equivalent is preferred; alternate education and experience may be considered
● Undergraduate or advanced degree in the social sciences or sciences
● Knowledge of data management, curation, and preservation principles and practices
● Experience teaching information literacy and/or data literacy in an academic library
● Experience with statistical software as well as data from governmental and private agencies
● Familiarity with geospatial analysis
● Excellent analytical, oral and written communication and presentation skills
● Commitment to service in a liberal arts setting
● Commitment to professional development
● Flexibility, creativity, energy, and ability to work in a changing environment, and to work collaboratively as a member of a goal-oriented team

Position open July 1, 2014.

Applicants should address their materials to the chair of the Search Committee, Lisa McDaniels, and send the following electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (sjfrost@colby.edu).
● Cover letter
● Curriculum vitae
● Statement of teaching philosophy
● Graduate transcripts
● Three letters of recommendation

Founded in 1813, Colby is the 12th-oldest private liberal arts college in the country. Highly selective, the college serves 1800 students. The 714-acre Mayflower Hill campus located in central Maine is near inland lakes, an hour from the coast, and three hours from Boston. Waterville and surrounding areas offer a reasonable cost of living in a beautiful setting. The Colby College Libraries are central to scholarship and a key part of the Colby academic
program. There are three libraries with a professional staff of 13 librarians. A significant staff reorganization in 2012 resulted in the Libraries being poised for transformational change in the provision of services, instruction, and collections. The mission of the Scholarly Resources & Services group of seven librarians is to support faculty and student research in an innovative
environment. Colby librarians are faculty without rank, eligible for sabbaticals and are expected to contribute to creative, scholarly, and professional activities, and to participate in library-wide and campus-wide service. For more information about the Libraries, visit www.colby.edu/library

Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other underrepresented groups. For more information about the College, please visit the Colby Web site: www.colby.edu

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Young Adult Librarian, Goodnow Library, Sudbury MA

Description:

The Goodnow Library in Sudbury is seeking a part-time Young Adult Librarian.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and self-starting individual that is committed to providing creative services and programs to young adults ages 12 to 18.

 

Duties:

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Young Adult Librarian will be responsible for the following:

 

  • Providing reader's advisory services and programs to tweens and teens
  • Performing collection development activities--selection, analysis, reader's advisory and weeding-- that to reflect the interests and needs of the community
  • Handling the development and implementation of bi-monthly programming and publicity for junior high and high school students
  • Planning and running the twice-yearly high school "study week" at the library, including the staffing of extended hours, study breaks and food
  • Coordinating the daily activities of staff and volunteers assigned to young adults
  • Working regular shifts at the Reference desk

 

Qualifications:

Degree in Library Science required, but applicants currently enrolled in a Library Degree Program for Youth Services are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

  • Ability to develop tween/teen programs and services specifically designed to increase visibility and use of the library
  • Willingness to assume a leadership role in department development and collaboration
  • Knowledge of current trends in library services for young adults and young adult literature and media
  • Willingness and ability to use social media and technology in the library and to teach others about social media
  • Ability to work closely with the children's department to recruit and supervise high school volunteers
  • Knowledge of standard library procedures, current information technology, Internet and database search capabilities
  • Strong commitment to utilizing emerging technologies to enhance young adult services
  • Ability to translate young adult needs and interests into effective library services and programs

This position is 19 hours per week, which includes working 1 evening per week and 1 weekend per month. A CORI will be required for the successful candidate. 

Salary:  $21.61/hr. to start. The Town of Sudbury is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Closing Date:  June 13, 2014

Send:  Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Esmé Green, Library Director GreenE@sudbury.ma.us

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Technical Services / Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

An exceptional international opportunity awaits an innovative forward-thinking librarian at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (near Dubai). As part of the Technology and Technical Services Department, the successful candidate will manage technical services in collaboration with other professional staff to achieve the library's mission and goals. Areas of responsibility include: day-to-day management of technical services staff and processes, database maintenance, cataloging, technical processing, as well as working with vendors such as OCLC and Backstage. The position shares responsibility for acquisitions, serials, and document delivery. Other responsibilities may include selection and providing reference services.

 

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited school with a minimum of two years of recent experience; experience supervising paraprofessionals in an academic library; direct experience with cataloging, both print and electronic resources; substantial experience with AACR, LCSH, LC classification, MARC21, and library automated systems; knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues and trends in technical services and library technologies; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication and planning skills.

 

Preferred

Experience with metadata schemes such as RDA, Dublin Core, VRA Core, and EAD; knowledge of authority control systems, acquisitions, serials and digital resources cataloging.

 

Salary and Benefits

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; includes a 10% of base salary payment in lieu of retirement benefits.  Free furnished accommodation and utilities are provided along with nine weeks' annual vacation. A self-directed benefit plan provides a variety of choices including annual air tickets to place of origin for self and family, healthcare and dependent educational allowance; please see our web site for details http://www2.aus.edu/admin/hr. The UAE levies no income tax, however, some U.S. Federal taxes may apply to U.S. citizens and resident aliens.

 

Background

The American University of Sharjah is located in the United Arab Emirates and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Established in 1997, the university consists of four Schools and Colleges: Architecture, Art and Design, Business Administration, Engineering, and Arts and Sciences and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to over 5000 students from 80 different countries. The language of instruction and the workplace is English. The UAE offers a high standard of living with abundant cultural, recreational and travel opportunities. The UAE is a safe, open and friendly environment for individuals and families of all cultures.  The AUS Library serves as a focal point for educational and social interactions on campus. The library features a large Information Commons (135 workstations), 20 group study rooms, 2 computer classrooms, and RFID system. Please see http://library.aus.edu.

 

Please email a cover letter, résumé and the names of three professional references to: recruitment@aus.edu. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Information Services and Instruction Librarian: Liaison to Pharmacy and the Sciences, D'Amour Library, Western New England University, Springfield MA

D'Amour Library of Western New England University seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and versatile librarian for the position of Information Services and Instruction Librarian: Liaison to Pharmacy and the Sciences.  Working collaboratively with the D'Amour Librarians and the faculty of the College of Pharmacy and related sciences, the successful candidate will develop library services and information resources to support the curricular and information literacy requirements of the University community with a focus on the College of Pharmacy and the related sciences.

 

The provision of information literacy instruction and reference services for the University community and the College of Pharmacy are major responsibilities of the position. As a member of the information literacy and reference teams, the Information Services and Instruction Librarian will be an active participant in D'Amour Library's vibrant Information Literacy Program for the University as well as provide general reference and research assistance which will require some evening and weekend hours on a rotating basis. As liaison to the College of Pharmacy and the related sciences the Information Services and Instruction Librarian will devote at least 50% of her/his time to the College serving as an embedded librarian, holding office hours, providing research-consulting services, developing outreach activities for the students and faculty, and selecting print and electronic resources appropriate for the curricula.

 

Qualifications: 

 

Required: Master's degree of library or information science from an ALA accredited program is required. Demonstrated teaching ability with excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Knowledge of medical, health, or life science digital information resources and technologies along with a strong public service orientation are required.

 

Strongly Preferred: At least 1 year of instruction experience at an academic, medical, or health-related library. A subject background or 2 years' experience in health or life sciences.  Experience with digital resources and technologies for teaching and learning required.

 

Priority will be given to applications received by June 16, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Position is available July 1, 2014.

 

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three references with contact information to: Donna Martin, Employment Associate, Western New England University,1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119. Electronic submissions are encouraged and may be sent to hr@wne.edu. Accepting applications until position is filled.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,700 students, including 2,550 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

 

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Collections Manager, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Research Medical Library
Collections Manager

The Collections Manager provides vision and leadership in the management of the library's online and print resources. This includes the supervision of collections librarians, metadata librarian and interlibrary loan staff. The ideal candidate will have worked previously in collections or technical services and have interlibrary loan experience. It is an exciting time in our library as we are transitioning from our current ILS to a discovery system and back-end of supporting applications.
The Research Medical Library is central to the research, teaching and learning activities that help make MD Anderson the world-leading comprehensive cancer center for which it is known. We are a staff of 14 professional librarians and 3 support staff who work to provide knowledge-based information resources and specialized services to the faculty, staff and students of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and to further the institution's integrated programs in patient care, research, education and prevention.

Education
Required: Master's degree in library or information sciences from an ALA-accredited program


Experience
Required: Six years of library experience in collections and/or interlibrary loan, including four years of supervisory experience
Preferred: Library management experience in collections and interlibrary loan acquired in a health sciences or academic library
License/Certification
Preferred: Membership in the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals
Minimum Starting Salary: $67,200


You must apply online at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25765&siteid=5038&AReq=4710BR
Please include a cover letter and your resume or CV. Review of the applications begins June 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled
MD Anderson employs nearly 20,000 people.  MD Anderson's commitment to those who have served in our nation's military earned it a spot on the 2013 Best for Vets employer list. For the sixth consecutive year, the American Association of Retired Persons selected the institution as one of the Best Employers for Workers Over 50, placing it at No. 4. and the online career site Glassdoor named MD Anderson among the top five Best Places to Work for 2013.

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Executive Director/Associate for Records & History, Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia PA

The Presbyterian Historical Society is part of The Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY.

 

The Associate for Records and History/PHS Executive Director is responsible for all operations and programs of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) located in Philadelphia, PA. This person is responsible for collecting, preserving, interpreting and sharing the story of American Presbyterianism with mid councils, congregations, and individuals. This position calls for a person with an enthusiastic commitment to the mission program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as noted in its theological confessions, the Book of Order, and the actions of the General Assembly.

 

This person will need an understanding of the ethos of the non-profit world and skill in nurturing a teamwork environment at many different levels including OGA colleagues, PHS Board members, donors, and PHS staff. The incumbent must have a passion for PHS, its mission to serve PC(USA) and the broader community.  Visit our website at www.history.pcusa.org

 

 

 

This person, with 7 to 10 years proven track record, will lead the organization in fundraising/development, operations, finance and budgets, building needs, new programming and endowment; a proven track record in the area of fundraising, donor relations, grant development and public relations required. Master of Arts in American History or MLS in Information Science with specialization in archival administration required. An enthusiastic commitment to the mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and knowledge of Presbyterian history, its polity and ecclesiastical organization desired. A PhD in History, preferably in American Church History desired.

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION: You may submit your resume with a cover letter or submit your request for the complete position description to: Loyda P. Aja, Associate Stated Clerk, Office of the General Assembly, PC(USA), 100 Witherspoon Street, Louisville, KY 40202, or email to: Loyda.Aja@pcusa.org. Deadline for applications:

August 1, 2014.

 

NOTES:

 

Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience

Internal Number: SAA-PHSEXECDIR

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Curator of Published Materials, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC

The University of South Carolina Libraries seeks applications for an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to serve as the Curator of Published Materials at the South Caroliniana Library. Reporting to the Director, this position is responsible for the daily operations of the Library's Published Materials Division, which preserves and provides access to continuing resources, maps, monographs, and sheet music. Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, a commitment to working in teams, interdisciplinary thinking and self-reliance, as well as an enthusiasm for the goals and mission of the Library.

 

Duties:

  • Work with Library administration, curators, staff, and patrons to establish goals and priorities for the Published Materials Division and to encourage innovation consistent with its mission.

 

  • Supervise and schedule full-time staff and student assistants/interns.

 

  • Provide reference service and research consultations in person, by telephone, mail, and electronically with library users.

 

  • Provide course-based instruction on resources and research strategies.

 

  • Maintain the integrity of the collection by supervising processing, preservation, digitization, binding, interlibrary loan, and reproduction services.

 

  • Actively participate with the Director and Library special committees in developing new services and policies, planning and budgeting, and collection development.

 

  • Work closely with colleagues in and outside the Library to develop and produce digital publications, scholarly projects, and educational resources that showcase the Library's collections.

 

  • Maintain relationships with appropriate academic departments and programs within the University to ensure that the collections, services, and facilities of the South Caroliniana Library's Published Materials Division are aligned with the educational, research, and public service mission of the University of South Carolina.

 

  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to plan and implement educational programs such as symposia, lectures, exhibitions, and scholarly conferences that promote special collections and their use by the academic community and the broader public.

 

  • Interact with local and state organizations in areas of genealogy, history, and library/archives communities.

 

  • Saturday service shared among staff. Occasional work at other than normal hours will be required.

 

The University of South Carolina, founded in 1801, enrolls approximately 23,300 undergraduate students and 6,400 graduate students on the Columbia campus. University Libraries contains more than 3.5 million volumes, 1 million manuscripts, 325,000 maps, and 944,000 government documents; and houses the University's special collections. University Libraries is a member of LYRASIS, OCLC, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Center for Research Libraries.

 

The South Caroliniana Library is one of the premier research archives and special collections repositories within the state of South Carolina and the southeastern United States as a whole. The Library's collections are used by national and international scholars and students to interpret the history of the state, the South as a region, and the Atlantic coast community. Over 6,000 researchers visit each year, of which approximately half are from out-of-state. There are five research divisions within the Library: Manuscripts, Oral History, Published Materials, University Archives, and Visual Materials. There is an active digitization program through University Libraries' Digital Activities Center. The South Caroliniana Library's landmark building was the first freestanding college library in the United States and is the oldest continuously occupied academic library building in the country. It is a part of the University Libraries which also include Thomas Cooper Library, Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, Music Library, Business Library, Moving Image Research Collections, and Library Annex and Conservation Facility.

 

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, 12-month, unclassified, tenure-track, faculty status position with the rank of Librarian. Benefits include medical, dental, and state retirement or optional retirement plan.

 

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu (search by Requisition 007523). The cover letter, explaining the reason for your interest and qualifications, may be addressed to Chair, Curator of Published Materials Search Committee. Three references submitted must include names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. The writing sample is preferably an example of academic research writing. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on June 16, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is an EOE.

 

Qualifications Required: MLS from an accredited ALA library school; strong experience with reference services in a public service environment; proven supervisory experience; thorough knowledge of regional history as well as current professional archival policies and procedures; strong written and oral communication skills for interacting with researchers and making presentations to diverse audiences; familiarity with library preservation and conservation issues and practices, including digitization; and sound knowledge of issues relating to research in conjunction with teaching and publishing conducted by scholars, genealogists, and documentarians. Successful background check and credit check are required.

 

Preferred: Second graduate degree in related academic field such as American history or Southern studies; strong experience with online reference resources; knowledge of South Carolina history, literature, and culture; familiarity with genealogical resources; ability to function in and adapt to a rapidly changing professional environment; and record of achievement in grant writing.

 

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Assistant Digital Archivist, Rockefeller Archive Center, Sleepy Hollow NY

The Rockefeller Archive Center seeks a tech-savvy, innovative, and self-motivated individual to join the RAC Digital Program in the position of Assistant Digital Archivist. The Assistant Digital Archivist will lead the RAC's disk imaging and digital forensics activities, developing imaging workflows for all digital media formats and collaborating with RAC archivists to outline image disposal criteria and create appraisal and disposition workflows. The Assistant Digital Archivist will create documentation and provide training throughout the RAC on viewing and interpreting disk images using digital forensics software, and assist in creating description and access to digital archival materials. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Head of Digital Programs.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manages digital curation and preservation tasks including digital media inventorying, disk imaging and digital forensics.
  • Creates documentation and provides training on digital forensic techniques, including imaging disks, verifying file authenticity, producing forensics metadata and searching for personal identity information.
  • Records and maintains metrics for activities related to the media inventory and disk imaging and ingest procedures.
  • Tests disk imaging ingest into Archivematica, and manages Archivematica transfer backlog.
  • Identifies and inventories physical digital media throughout RAC collections.
  • Collaborates with RAC archivists to outline the disposal, description, and access processes and applicable policies for born-digital materials.
  • Aids in the development of additional RAC initiatives related to the care of born-digital materials, including migration policies, distributed digital preservation processes, and emulation strategies.

Critical skills and expertise:

  • Knowledge of digital preservation principles and digital forensics techniques
  • Strong command of archival theory and best practices, especially as they relate to the particular issues posed by born digital content. 
  • Aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail.
  • In-depth knowledge of digital preservation standards: PREMIS, OAIS, TDR
  • Familiarity with EAD, DACS, Dublin Core, METS, MODS, XML/XSLT and other data standards relevant to the archival control of digital collection materials.
  • Experience with a wide range of computing operating systems, storage systems, and file formats
  • Familiarity with disk imaging techniques using Kryoflux and FRED, digital forensics software (Forensic ToolKit, BitCurator), digital preservation management software (Archivematica) and archival description software (ArchivesSpace)
  • Knowledge of copyright, donor restrictions, and permissions issues related to processing digitized and born digital material.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented approach with fellow staff members towards the organization's goals.
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and priorities.
  • Willingness and desire to take initiative.

 Required Education and Experience:

  • ALA-accredited masters degree in library, information, and/or archival science
  • Minimum one to three years professional experience in library or archival setting.

 

 

About the RAC:

The Rockefeller Archive Center (RAC) is an independent archive and research center dedicated to the study of philanthropy and the diverse domains it shapes. It was established in 1974 to assemble, preserve, and make accessible the records of the Rockefeller family and their wide-ranging philanthropic endeavors. Today, the Center's growing holdings include materials from numerous non-Rockefeller foundations and nonprofit organizations, including a wide variety of digital media formats and files.

The RAC is located 20 miles north of New York City in Westchester County, and is easily accessible from major highways and by train from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to Tarrytown on the Metro-North Hudson Line.

Application Process:

The Rockefeller Archive Center is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the support and encouragement of a multicultural environment and seek candidates who can make positive contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

To apply, please send a letter explaining your interest in the position and qualifications along with a resume via email or mail to:

Rockefeller Archive Center

15 Dayton Ave

Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

careers@rockarch.org

No telephone or fax inquires please.

Closing Date: June 22, 2014

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Archivist II - African American Community Archivist, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Austin TX

This position will be responsible for the collection, archiving, outreach, and reference services related to African American history in Austin and Travis Country.

  1. Identifies, acquires, organizes and processes archival collections and materials related to African American heritage in Travis County.
  2. Develops and implements public programs and events related to African American history in Travis County.
  3. Compiles finding aids, reference guides, articles, statistics and reports
  4. Provides archival reference and research services in person, over the phone and via email.
  5. Provides public liaison activities including lectures, media appearances and interviews related to African American history in Travis County.

Full-Time (40 hours a week) Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; some evenings and at a minimum, one weekend per month required.

• Master's degree in Library or Information Science, or related to the assigned program from an ALA accredited university, with specialization in archival enterprise and/or administration, plus two (2) years professional experience working in an archives, library, museum, or other cultural heritage institution
• Master's degree in History/Public History with coursework in archival administration, or a Master's Degree in a related field, may substitute for the required Master's degree in Library or Information Science

To apply: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/43438

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Digital Archivist, Catholic University of America, Washington DC

Position Summary: The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives (ACHRCUA) houses and administers the historical manuscript collections relating to all facets of American Catholic history, including labor history, social welfare, and immigration and ethnic studies. The Center also acquires and preserves the records of The Catholic University of America reflecting over a century of leadership in the major intellectual, social and cultural movements in American Catholicism.

 

Reporting to the Associate Archivist, the Digital Archivist works to secure born-digital records, process them, and digitize collections. The Digital Archivist must work cooperatively with other staff to bring the digital aspects of the job to bear on all parts of the archive. The Digital Archivist should work cooperatively with the library as receiving a volume of digital materials will generate a need for a large server space. Responsibilities Include: Provide reference and access to all collections including digitization (scanning of photographs and audio/ video transfer) and duplication of materials. Supervise, along with the Associate Archivist, the appraisal, acquisition (including electronic records management), arrangement, and description of born digital and digitized materials including the creation of indexes and finding aids. Work with library systems and electronic resources units on web and computer issues. Explores and proposes new technologies, including Web 2.0, to meet research and reference needs of patrons and staff. Create digital exhibits and websites. Manage and maintain the Archives web sites. Work with other University Libraries units in the digitization and management of digital library and archival materials. Supervise student workers, practicum students, and volunteers as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in history, library science, archives or records management required. A minimum of two (2) years experience in processing archival collections. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel). Experience in using audio/visual materials, computers, databases and HTML. For full position listing and how to apply, visit http://humanresources.cua.edu/positions/current.cfm Please reference position number 101347 in your correspondence. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered The Catholic University of America is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution and welcomes applications from women, minorities, Vietnam era veterans and people with disabilities.

 

Internal Number: 101347

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Adult Services Librarian, East Longmeadow Public Library, East Longmeadow MA

Duties/Description: The East Longmeadow Public Library seeks a permanent full-time (37.5 hr/week) Adult Services Librarian to provide direct reference service and readers' advisory service to adults and teens in our busy Information Services department. Other major duties include: adult reference collection development; developing, publicizing and implementing quality programs for adults (including a monthly adult book discussion group), and training adults and teens in the use of the library's online catalog, databases, e-readers and other mobile devices used to access library items. This is a Town Employees Union position.

Qualifications: B.A./B.S. degree in a related field, along with 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Reference Services in a public library. An M.S. in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited institution, along with demonstrated relevant experience, is preferred; must possess excellent inter-personal skills, as well as a
strong commitment to excellent customer service, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
An understanding of current library practices and organization as they apply to Reference Services in a public library setting, good verbal and written communications skills, and a willingness to embrace new technology is essential. Experience with C/W Mars automated library software (e.g. Evergreen) or another current library software application is highly desirable.

Salary: $19.62 - $25.52/hr (as of July 1, 2014) with full town benefits

Closing Date: June 17, 2014

Send: Send letter of interest, resume & 3 professional references to: Susan M. Peterson, Library Director, East Longmeadow Public Library, 60 Center Square, East Longmeadow, MA 01028.
AA/EOE

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Project Archivist, Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University, Stanford CA

Project Archivist - 62796
 
The Hoover Institution Archives is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic archivist with foreign language skills to work on the arrangement and description of collections related to twentieth century history. The full-time position is a non-career track position, for a two-year fixed term. The Project Archivist is responsible for working independently and as an expert or supervisor on a project team to appraise, organize, arrange, describe, and provide access to archival collections in a variety of languages. The Project Archivist also supports archival research through high-level, in-depth reference and contributes to multiple forms of outreach to further promote the use of the Hoover Institution's archival collections.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the arrangement, appraisal, and description of large, complex, multi-lingual archival collections according to professional standards and current archival procedures, using databases, office software, collections management software, and other appropriate technologies.
  • Participate in the formulation and implementation of project planning, management, and work flow; determine project goals and schedules, and survey archival holdings to identify materials in need of additional attention. Assist with the development of procedures and the establishment of work flows to address the backlog of unprocessed collections.
  • Independently analyze problems and recommend solutions, displaying a high degree of initiative, originality, and judgment in applying archival principles and procedures to complex and unique collections. Conduct preservation assessments to determine appropriate preservation treatment and archival storage decisions.
  • Conduct orientations and research consultations to provide instruction on accessing and handling archival materials, organize and deliver tours, course-specific presentations, and information literacy sessions for Stanford affiliates, visitors, donors, and researchers.
  • Publicize collections by providing content for a variety of print, internet, and social media formats. Develop methods to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the publicity.
  • Liaise with Stanford departments and faculty to promote the use of archival materials, assist with exhibit preparation, coordinate with donors, and participate in a variety of outreach events.
  • Collect and maintain statistics, reports, and other metrics to improve processing, preservation, and reference functions.

Qualifications
 
  • M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited library school or M.A. with an archival concentration, archival management certificate, or related subject specialty.
  • Reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages, preferably German, Russian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic.
  • Established understanding of the principles of archival appraisals, arrangement, and description.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, acting with initiative, good judgment, and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and the ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to use considerable judgment and initiative.
  • Demonstrated consistent accuracy and attention to detail while maintaining a very high level of productivity.
  • Experience applying professional standards such as DACS, Library of Congress subject headings, EAD, and MARC, as well as technical skills with databases, spreadsheets, office software and other applications.
  • Advanced subject knowledge of twentieth-century history and a comprehensive understanding of primary source research.
  • Ability to lift 40 pound boxes and push fully loaded book trucks.

Department URL: http://www.hoover.org

To apply: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search

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Mathematics & Statistics Librarian, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford CA

Mathematics & Statistics Librarian, Stanford University Libraries - 61747
Description

Stanford University Libraries value the traditions of librarianship while embracing the advances of the digital age. Our staff combine deep subject expertise with a keen awareness of how information technology can support research and education. We see the role of the Library as involving much more than providing access to information. We work with our faculty and students to provide new approaches to finding, using and preserving information. The STEM Libraries have moved aggressively toward building digital collections and services, and developing research services. Our focus is to remake the traditional science libraries into more responsive, dynamic, and flexible information centers. This is being carried out through a series of initiatives in which the Science and Engineering librarians play an integral part.

We are looking for an individual to join our team with in-depth experience and/or academic degree(s) in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics, with a personal history of innovation, to join our team. We are interested in someone who is willing to take risks, who is capable of working with a team with diverse interests and skills, and who is not willing to accept the status quo. Innovative ideas as well as an ability to adapt to and create change are highly valued skills for the person in this position. In short, the Librarian will be an energetic and flexible colleague who is looking towards the future and wants to be an integral part of creating a new model of librarianship. If you are not content with a traditional library job and want the chance to be challenged and be a part of a dynamic, innovative team, we urge you to apply.


Job Core Duties

1) Serves as primary faculty and student liaison and selector for the areas of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics.

a) Maintains contact with faculty and students in the Departments of Mathematics, and Statistics to ensure that library service anticipates information requirements of faculty and graduate students in their current research and teaching programs; responds effectively to those needs as expressed and required.
b) Keeps abreast of current information and literature in all appropriate formats and trends of publication and distribution of information in the mathematical and statistics.

c) Selects current and retrospective materials, including unica, rarities and archival items or collections, in math and statistics according to established policies and practice. Reviews and manages existing collections related to those fields.

d) Works with faculty and students in assigned fields and as relevant to develop working relationships, ideas for new programs and services and a deeper understanding of collection needs.

e) Provides general reference assistance and specialized research support, especially in areas of core subject expertise.

f) Promotes the library, and the relevant departments through social media such as Facebook, Twitter, web pages, and blogs.

2) Participates in the development of new information services in collaboration with STEM library group, Library IT staff (DLSS, ESP), and other units of the Stanford University Libraries. The Mathematics and Statistics Librarian will help create and implement programs to create web-based services to support an increasingly online clientele.

3) In conjunction with the Science Data Librarian, develop an approach and create liaison efforts to partner with the mathematics and statistics faculty, students and staff in the collection, curation and reuse of data.

4) Develops and implements library instruction programs in mathematics and statistics including developing and conducting workshops, creation of online guides, course-integrated instruction, and participation in PWR undergraduate classes.

5) Contributes to library-wide planning, collaborates with colleagues, and may supervise science programs at other branches as required.

6) Manages projects to effectively provide new access to resources that need digitization, delivery methods, annotation, or archived materials. Seeks grant opportunities to fund innovation efforts.

7) Attends faculty and student research seminars, department wide conference and university symposia to keep abreast of current research. Serves on University and Library committees as appropriate. Participates in scholarly societies, attends academic conferences, and represents the Library in relevant academic activities.

Qualifications

Required

1) Academic degree in the mathematical or statistics or demonstrated equivalent in experience is required. An undergraduate or graduate degree mathematics or statistics is preferred.

2) Knowledge of the literature of the mathematical and statistics and its organization is required. A demonstrated understanding of information management (searching, organizing, preserving) is required. A masters degree from a library or information science program may be acceptable, depending upon the nature of the curriculum.

3) Strong facility with computers, Library Management Systems, online resources is required.

4) The position requires a history of innovation in library or information system development. This can be manifest in a variety of ways, but requires elements of need assessment, concept creation, marketing and implementation.

5) Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with faculty, students, and library staff is required. Ability to perform effectively in and contribute successfully to a diverse, multicultural workplace is required, as is the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

6) Demonstrated potential to make professional accomplishments relevant to the responsibilities of this position is required. These may include scholarly publications, teaching, and library-related publications and presentations.

7) Understanding of current trends in scholarship and publishing in mathematics, statistics and allied fields and a dedication to continuing to stay au courant with advances in these disciplines.


Desired

1) General knowledge of collection development principles and practices is highly desirable and required for appointment at the Librarian level.

2) Bibliographic proficiency in German, French, Japanese or Russian is desirable.

3) Four to five years public service experience with supervisory responsibility and significant relevant collection development experience are required for appointment at the Librarian rank. Comparable successful experience in a non-library environment will be considered as equivalent.

4) Strong understanding of information technologies is desired. Effective use of current technologies, an interest to stay abreast of technological advances, the ability to acquire new technological skills and resolve problems in a resourceful and timely manner is required. Scripting and programming skills are desirable.

5) Effective supervisory and management competence is desired. Preferred evidence is successful work in a graduate research library.

6) Project management experience strongly desired. Ability to manage time and multiple projects in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, creative, and innovative attitude is highly desired.


Internal Number: 61747

To apply: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search

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Reference & Instructional Services Librarian, College of Law Library, Willamette University, Salem OR

Willamette University announces a full-time position for a Reference & Instructional Services Librarian for the College of Law Library.

The Reference & Instructional Services Librarian provides general and legal reference assistance to law faculty, law students, and other library patrons. The librarian also offers research instruction in the use of library resources (both in print and electronic formats) and teaches specialized, advanced legal research courses for law students (in both the J.D., LL.M., and MLS degree programs). The librarian also participates in the development of research guides, the law library webpage, user aids, and emerging technologies in library services and teaching.

Willamette University, founded in 1842, is the oldest institution of higher education in the Far West. Situated in Oregon's capital city, Willamette includes the College of Liberal Arts (approximately 2,000 students), and graduate programs in Law and Management. The university is committed to living out its motto "Not unto ourselves alone are we born" by incorporating the principles of sustainability, social justice, and action. Salem is located in the center of the picturesque Willamette Valley, approximately an hour's drive from the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and the cities of Portland and Eugene. For more information about Willamette, visit our website at http://www.willamette.edu

This is a full-time administrative position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Willamette University offers an attractive benefits package including life, health, and disability insurance, tuition exchange, retirement contributions, and reimbursement for moving expenses.

For complete job announcement, qualifications and to apply online for the position, please visit https://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/1153.

Application Deadline: Open until finalists are selected; initial screening will begin May 19, 2014. Desired start date is August 1, 2014.

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Information & Knowledge Librarian, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield MA

Bring your passion for lifelong learning to an academic medical center as a highly valued partner in delivering reliable, urgent information that helps support clinical decision making.


As the Information and Knowledge Services Librarian, you will be part of a collaborative team servicing the needs of clinicians, researchers, nurses, over 300 residents in ACGME-Accredited Programs, students and other staff at Baystate Health.

You have the unique and satisfying role as an expert of resources, working with departments across the care spectrum. This gives you a diverse mix of topics and clients. The library team fosters collaboration that utilizes each other's' strengths, while giving you the ability to grow in your area of interest.

Essential Functions Include;

  • Providing consultation and advanced reference/online search services using biomedical and other health related databases, point-of-care tools and other print/digital based knowledge resources.
  • Supporting library services related to scholarly communication, research, publishing, promotion and assists in copyright and citation management.
  • Keeping abreast of web related resources, new modules and the technology advancements within subscribed databases.
  • Presenting and outreaching to various teams within the system providing tailored information and technology updates.


We are a resource library in the national network of libraries of medicine. In addition, we have a robust institutional repository of all scholarly publications and output. Learn more about us online!

What do you need?

  • Master's Degree, MLS from an ALA-accredited library school.
  • One year professional library experience, or relevant internship required, at least two years' clinical experience, preferred.
  • AHIP Certification, Academy of Health Information Professionals, preferred.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, use of information technology and ability to present to groups.


If you're interested in a diverse and fulfilling career, apply online!

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Baystate Health 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, or protected veteran status.

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Librarian, AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, New York NY

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City, is one of the foremost performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as a two-year conservatory programs.

We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Librarian for our New York Campus. The Librarian is responsible for developing and managing the library, providing guidance to the students at AMDA, and working closely with teachers. The successful candidate will be highly knowledgeable, innovative, results-oriented and strategically focused. S/he will possess excellent communications, interpersonal, and team skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide vision and strategic direction for library services.
  • Develop library collections through acquisitions, donations, etc.
  • Perform regular inventory of library collections.
  • Catalog and classify materials.
  • Maintain library archive.
  • Evaluate information/resources and its sources critically.
  • Understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information/resources, and access and use information ethically and legally.
  • Research consultation with students, alumni and faculty
  • Maintain physical space and communicate with Facilities Department for cleaning, repair, replacement or support needs.
  • Interview, hire, train, supervise and lead staff of 20-40 student staff and interns.
  • Host library staff orientation meeting - each semester.
  • Reformat and/or preserve materials as needed.
  • Oversee repair and maintenance of library equipment in cooperation with IT Dept. including but not limited to: student computers, TV / DVD / VHS, CD / cassette, wireless network, student copy machine, student printer, headphones / splitters.
  • Prepare proposed annual budget.
  • Maintain library social media presence (Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.).
  • Keep up-to-date on current library issues and maintain professional association memberships.
  • Provide faculty research support - material searches, etc.
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop course complementary reading and resources.
  • Create and maintain curriculum specific collections (i.e. Stage Combat Collection, Dance Collection, etc.).
  • Host Library tours and Open House panels.
  • Perform other duties as necessary and as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Library Information Studies (MLS, MLIS, MS, or MSLIS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution.
  • At least 5 years experience in a Performing Arts Library or comparable.
  • Experience in library management at a post-secondary institution preferred.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in learning resources, information literacy, academic support services and library technologies.
  • Experience in management, budgeting and strategic planning.
  • Superior organization skills.
  • Ability to teach information literacy skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc).
  • Knowledge of audiovisual format transfer and preservation standards and processes.
  • CPR-certified preferred.
  • American Library Association (ALA) membership preferred.
  • New York Library Association (NYLA) membership preferred.
  • Theatre Library Association (TLA) membership preferred.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Library@amda.edu.

AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V.

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Acquisitions Archivist, Harvard University Medical School, Boston MA

Reporting to the Deputy Director, and working closely with the heads of Collections and Public Services, the Acquisitions Archivist contributes to the development the holdings of the Center for the History of Medicine, following in a 150 year tradition of thoughtful selection and curation that has built one of the world's finest medical special collections.

The Center is a team-based, collaborative, learning organization that values innovation and initiative. Our integrated book, manuscripts, archival, data, visual, and museum collections are curated by a dynamic staff of dedicated professionals who actively contribute to Center goal-setting, planning, and process improvement. Staff members are encouraged to grow their skills and develop and lead projects they care about.

The Archivist is a member of an acquisitions team of Center colleagues who plan and implement a strategic and structured acquisitions program that accounts for the acquisition of unique personal and professional records, organizational archives, publications, research data, University records, museum objects, and other materials that have long term research and evidential value.

Acquisitions activities include program planning; analysis of collection strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in holdings; providing short and long-range recommendations for specific areas of growth or change to holdings; making recommendations for acquisition of new materials in all formats (i.e. paper, visual, electronic); liaising with prospective donors, records creators, and users; and securing gift agreements, making approaches for funding collections, receiving gifts, and making stewardship reports to donors.

The Archivist may travel to creators' and donors' locations to review, select, and container materials and arrange for the transfer of materials to the Center. A rapidly growing area of acquisition is electronic records in a variety of forms, including research data and email.



Salary Grade: 056

Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Master's degree in library science/information science with a concentration in archives, or a master's in archival studies, or closely related field required. Relevant professional experience.

Must be licensed to drive a car. May work occasionally in basements, attics, warehouses and other records storage areas that may be dusty or moldy. Must be able to regularly lift 50 lb. records storage boxes.

In this fast-paced environment, the successful Acquisitions Archivist will be a highly collaborative and creative problem solver who can work independently and with others to bring complex projects to completion. The Archivist will be creative, analytical, intellectually curious, a superb listener, have a high degree of interest in and comfort with technology, and be committed to building relationships and communicating the documentary heritage mission on behalf of the Center.

Second Master's degree in history or American studies or related field, preferred. Substantial acquisitions experience. General knowledge of history of medicine and issues in records management. Established record of service to the profession.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 32710BR

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Circulation Supervisor/Technical Processor, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley CA

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance academic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

 

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: June 4, 2014

Departmental Overview

The Art History/Classics Library (AH/C) and South/Southeast Asia Library (S/SEAL) are two units within the soon to be formed Arts & Humanities Division currently reporting to the AUL for Doe/Moffitt and Subject Specialty Libraries.  Once reorganized, this position will report to the A&H Division Operations Manager.  In the interim, this position will report to the Head, AH/C Library.

 

AH/C houses a core collection of over 30,000 volumes specifically supporting the research needs of faculty and graduate students in the Departments of History of Art, Art Practice, Classics, and Ancient History, and Mediterranean Archaeology.  The Collections are non-circulating and two-hour loan and include monographs, serials, and course reserves.  The majority of the Fine Arts and Classics collections (approximately 200,000 volumes) are shelved in the Gardner Stacks and NRLF.

 

S/SEAL is the reference center for South and Southeast Asian social sciences and humanities including an extensive non-circulating reference collection as well as current issues of high-use periodicals. The majority of the South Asia and Southeast Asia collection (approximately 600,000 titles) is housed in the Gardner Stacks and dispersed throughout the subject specialty libraries on the Berkeley campus.

Responsibilities

           

Circulation Supervisor.  Responsible for oversight of day-to-day operations and managing circulation functions including the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of student library employees (SLEs) for the Art History/Classics Library and South/Southeast Asia Library.  Trains SLEs to assist with processing and other basic tasks when required.

Reserves Processor.  Coordinates all reserve material shelved in AH/C on a semester-by-semester basis.  Emails teaching faculty, processes lists and prepares material for reserve shelves.

Monograph & Serials Processor.  Receives and processes incoming monographs and serials for the Fine Arts Collection shelved in the Gardner Stacks, AH/C, AH/C Cage, AH/C NRLF Special Collections.  Prepares AH/C serials for binding.  Processes S/SEAL collections, including transfers to various library locations including NRLF.

Required Qualifications

           

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Related library experience
  • Basic competency with WIN 7 and Microsoft Office environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective supervisory, analytical, and organizational leadership skills including flexibility and willingness to lead teams and be a team player within the overall organization
  • Strong oral communication and writing skills and ability to interact productively with library clientele and staff
  • Aptitude for accuracy and detail
  • Bachelor's degree in related area

Preferred Qualifications

           

  • Basic knowledge of Millennium
  • Experience providing excellent public services or customer services
  • Experience hiring, training, and supervising student employees
  • Coursework or degree in subject related to one or both library units
  • Knowledge of one or more Western European, South Asian and/or Southeast Asian language
  • Knowledge of basic HTML markup language

            Salary & Benefits

            Monthly: $3,175 - $4,333  Annual: $38,100 - $52,000

 

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

           

How to Apply

            Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Equal Employment 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, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

 

Internal Number: 17954

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Regional Manager Special Sales (US Library Services Team), OCLC Dublin, Ohio (Headquarters), Dublin OH

The Regional Manager - Special Sales will work closely with OCLC sales management, library services consultants, product management staff, order processing staff, and OCLC Partners to:

  • Exceed sales and revenue goals by sales region and assigned products.
  • Assist in the implementation and ongoing use of the Challenger Sales Methodology.
  • Lead a team of 5-10 Library Service Consultants - Special Sales that focus on named OCLC services.
  • Incorporate ongoing team training that enables staff to stay current on library trends, new services, and updated sales techniques.
  • Create annual sales plan for assigned region and services.
  • Develop strong, ongoing relationships with defined strategic libraries.
  • Convey market feedback and strategy to OCLC Marketing and Product Management to assist in the development of product roadmaps.
  • Minimum of five years in a sales management role in a library or publishing related field where excellent performance in the activities noted above has been demonstrated.
  • Extensive understanding of library technical services.
  • Excellent  verbal and written communication
  • Excellent leadership, team, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Prior experience with the Challenger Sales Methodology is a plus.
  • MLS or MBA with experience in the information industry or with library automation is a plus.

Founded in 1967, OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing library costs.  More than 72,000 libraries in over 171 countries have used OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend, preserve and manage library materials.  Researchers, students, faculty, scholars, professional librarians and other information seekers use OCLC services to obtain bibliographic, abstract and full-text information when and where they need it.  OCLC and its members libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the world's largest online database for discovery of library resources.  Search WorldCat on the Web at www.worldcat.org.  For more information, visit www.oclc.org.

We are currently seeking a Regional Manager - Special Sales to join the US Library Services Team.

The Regional Manager - Special Sales will lead a team responsible for sales of OCLC metadata management, ILL, virtual reference, digital services, and others services as assigned.  The primary focus of the Regional Manager - Special Sales is to manage, hire, and lead a team of specialized library consultants to ensure that sales and revenue goals are exceeded on an annual basis.  Activities include building regional and product sales territory plans, hiring of new staff, implementation of approved sales programs, assisting in the development of annual sales compensation plans, onsite presentation and demonstration of OCLC Services, and collaboration with OCLC staff to insure appropriate sales efforts are developed and executed. Due to the nature of this position extensive travel is required (i.e., 60 - 80% of the time).

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Librarian, Coordinator of Library Instruction and Reference, Library Services, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara CA

Librarian, Coordinator of Library Instruction and Reference, Library Services

Posted/Updated: 3/7/2014

Reports to: Director of Library Services

Position: Regular, Full Time
Salary Range: $48,000-$55,000 per year
FLSA Status: Exempt

Applications will be accepted for consideration until it is filled

Summary

Fielding Graduate University is a premier distributed learning institution and the best graduate school for adult learners. Based in Santa Barbara, CA, the full time position of Librarian, Coordinator of Library Instruction and Reference, is positioned to play a unique institutional role in designing, developing and evaluating forward thinking library instruction and virtual reference services for distance learners. We are seeking a dynamic, service-oriented candidate to identify new and creative ways to enhance student learning and research skills.

The Librarian provides group and one-on-one instruction using web conferencing software, to a geographically dispersed community of faculty and mid-career graduate students (mostly doctoral). The librarian creates current instructional content including original tutorials, recorded sessions, LibGuides and slide and video presentations. The librarian promotes awareness of library instruction services to faculty and students and explores, develops, promotes, and evaluates innovative online tools and services. 

The Librarian demonstrates excellent customer service and provides both quick and in-depth reference service via email, telephone, chat, teleconferencing, or in-person. The Librarian also oversees document delivery service and takes on additional special projects as assigned. The Librarian also maintains current awareness of database interface changes, distance learning tools and overall developments in library instruction best practices.

Candidates will have:

  • Excellent teaching skills and public service orientation
  • Knowledge of different learning styles, especially problem-based or activity-based learning
  • Subject area expertise in the social sciences
  • Ability to contact and interact with library database vendor technical support teams
  • Ability to work across Windows and Mac platforms
  • Ability to be flexible with projects and work on multiple projects both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in Library Science, Information Science, or related graduate degree. In addition, applicants must have the ability to provide top notch instruction using web based media to our graduate students. If you are an excellent presenter with a service oriented approach we encourage you to apply. 

 

We welcome recent graduates that are excited about developing a long term career in Library Services at the graduate university level to apply. Although preference will be given to candidates with the some or all of the following:  

  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Experience with library web applications such as link resolvers and modern discovery systems (e.g. Serials Solutions, Ezproxy, OpenURL resolvers, metasearch engines)
  • Web conferencing, multi-media authoring programs, online learning platforms, HTML, presentation software , and web and video creation tools 
  • Understanding mobile technology and its application in online instruction
  • Applying adult learning theory

Application Instructions

To apply for this opportunity click here or follow the link below. Make sure to have your employment history, educational information, and professional references readily available so that you may input this information into the application. All applicants will also be required to upload their resume and cover letter as one document in the application resume upload field. The application takes approximately 30-60 minutes to complete and the system will not save your information until you fully complete and submit the application. Upon completion, applicants will receive confirmation by email. An employment offer is contingent upon the positive outcome of a background check including a criminal history and educational degree verification.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice, the principles and practice of diversity and encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups. We offer a friendly, professional environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  Fielding employees enjoy a friendly, professional environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include 37.5 hour work week, 14 paid holidays per year, generous vacation leave, medical/dental/vision insurances, FSA accounts, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, retirement contributions after one year of service as well as other benefits.

 

To apply visit:  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9486011

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Collections Strategist, MIT Libraries, Cambridge MA

The   MIT   Libraries   seeks  a   Collections   Strategist   who   is  an   adaptive,   innovative   and   process-driven   strategic thinker. This position contributes to the Collections Strategy and Management (CSM) Department's leadership  role in developing a holistic strategy for collections within the library, publishing and scholarly communities, and will serve as CSM's lead strategist for the Arts and Humanities collections.

The Collections Strategist will participate with department colleagues in the development and implementation of   the  Libraries   collections    policies  and   strategies.   S/he   will  manage     approval    plan   content;   participate    in prioritizing    and   spending     designated     central   funds;   and   help   with  the   selection    of  major   interdisciplinary resources   and   packages.   The   Strategist   will   gather   and   organize   collections   data   from   a   variety   of   tools   and sources and coordinate its use in collections work, and, through analysis and assessment, use it to guide strategy changes. S/he will also provide leadership to selected collections-related projects.

The incumbent will join the highly collaborative Arts and Humanities Community of Practice (A&H CoP), which serves  as  a  forum  for  the  10  member  group  to  discuss  topics  of  mutual  interest  to  selectors'  communities.   Promoting   a   strategic   and   holistic   approach   to   collections   work,   the   Strategist   will   engage   with   selectors   in building collections, work with them and provide training to ensure best collections practices, and help the CoP think    about    collections    work   within    the   broader    context    of  outreach,    access,    metadata     creation,    rights management   and   curation.  S/he   will   monitor   funds;         manage   gift/endowed   fund   expenditures   according   to donors'  intent;  and  contribute  to  resource  development  and  donor  stewardship  including  identifying  and 
articulating collections needs.

The Arts and Humanities at MIT are particularly vibrant and interdisciplinary, and  play a crucial role in an MIT education.      The   Collection    Strategist   will  have   selection   responsibilities    for   general   subject    resources    and monographs   that   serve   broad   aspects   of   the  A&H  community's  research  needs  as  well  as  topics  that  cross  subject areas, such as cultural studies, and will support other library services for the community. S/he will be engaged   with   colleagues   around   significant   issues   in   the   Arts   and   Humanities   and   keep   abreast   of   collection trends and publisher changes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS for the position include:  

  •  ALA-MLS/MLIS or equivalent advanced degree in library or information science 
  •   Bachelor's degree in the Arts or Humanities or significant experience working with Arts or Humanities collections, including a deep understanding of the literature and information sources used in one or more disciplines 
  •   Minimum of five years' collection development experience in an academic/research/special library
  •   Highly developed communication skills, both oral and written, including experience producing reports and communicating findings for diverse audiences
  •   Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues
  •  Evidence of ability or potential  to lead change and implement new services and work methods
  •   A collaborative approach to problem solving and working across organizational boundaries
  •   Strong analytical skills
  •   Ability to be flexible and to successfully manage competing deadlines
  •   Experience working with vendors of scholarly research products
  •   Demonstrated project management skills

Preferred

  •   Advanced degree in the Arts or Humanities 
  •   Demonstrated vendor negotiation skills
  •   Grant writing experience

SALARY   AND   BENEFITS:  $61,000          minimum.  Actual      salary   and appointment   level   (Librarian   II or  III)  will  depend   on qualifications and experience.      MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental   plan,   tuition   assistance   and   a   relocation   allowance.     The   MIT   Libraries   afford   a   flexible   and   collegial working environment and foster professional growth of staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.

Apply   online   at:  http://hrweb.mit.edu/staffing/.  Applications   must   include  cover   letter,   resume,   and   contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin June 23, 2014. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates.

The MIT Libraries support the Institute's programs of research and study with holdings of more than 2.9 million print volumes and 3.1 million special format items, and terabytes of MIT-owned digital content. In addition, rare special collections, Institute records, historical documents, and papers of noted faculty are held in the Institute
Archives   and   Special   Collections.   Library   resources   and   services   are   accessible   to   students   and   researchers through  the  Libraries'  website  (http://libraries.mit.edu/),  and   library  spaces    are   widely   available    for  both collaborative      work     and    quiet   study.   Library     resources     are    supplemented    by   innovative     services    for bioinformatics,      GIS,   metadata,     social  science   and    other   research    data.   Through     a  culture   that   encourages innovation   and   collaboration,   the   MIT   Libraries   are   redefining   the   role   of   the   21st century   library  -   making

collections more accessible than ever before, and shaping the future of scholarly research. Library staff, at all levels,   contribute     to   this   spirit   of   innovation   and   to   the   mission   of   promoting   learning,   discovery   and   the advancement of knowledge at MIT and beyond.

The Libraries  maintain memberships and affiliations in ArchivesSpace, arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, the    BorrowDirect,      Boston     Library    Consortium,      DDI   Alliance,    DuraSpace,      HathiTrust,     CLIR/Digital    Library Federation,      Coalition    of  Networked      Information,     Coalition   of   Open    Access    Policy   Institutions,    EDUCAUSE, National Digital Stewardship Alliance, NISO, North East Research Libraries, OCLC Research Library Partnership,
and   ORCID.     The   Libraries  utilize   Ex   Libris' Aleph  for  its  integrated   library   system   and   have  recently   deployed EBSCO's  Discovery  Service.  DSpace@MIT,   a   digital   repository   developed   over   the   past   ten   years   by   the   MIT Libraries,   serves   to   capture,   preserve   and   communicate   the   intellectual   output   of   MIT's   faculty   and   research community.   Other   MIT   repositories   include:   Dome,   a   second   DSpace   instance,   providing   access   to   a   sizable image   collection   and   other   digital   collections   owned   by   the   MIT   Libraries;   the   MIT   Geodata   Repository   for   a diverse collection of GIS Data; and MIT's DataVerse for licensed social science datasets. 

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Assistant Director of the Library, Boston College High School, Boston MA

The Assistant Director assists the Library Director in all phases of service to students and faculty.  S/he also participates fully in collection development, and has primary responsibility for cataloging.  Duties include:

1.  Instructional Partner

  • Participates in the development of the library skills curriculum
  • Instructs Freshman during Library Orientation
  • Instructs classes in library research skills
  • Assists in helping locate materials in the library
  • Helps students develop attitudes, skills, techniques of inquiry and critical thinking important to lifelong learning
  • Solicits partnerships with teachers

 

2. Information Specialist

  • Participates in the selection of library materials
  • Participates in collection evaluation
  • Compiles subject bibliographies and other lists of materials
  • Communicates to faculty and students via periodic email and library webpage
  • Cooperates with teachers, staff, and administrators and works to fulfill their needs
  • Identifies specific materials/strategies appropriate for the teacher's objectives and student's needs      
  • Plans units cooperatively with teachers and participates in the delivery of instruction
  • Publicizes new materials as they are added to the collection
  • Attends department meetings

 

3.    Library Day-to-Day

  • Oversees cataloging and processing of materials
  • Maintains an appropriate atmosphere/noise level in the library
  • Maintains a positive relationship with the students
  • Models behavior which demonstrates respect for others in interpersonal relationships with peers and students (encourages student responsibility and self-discipline)
  • Assists with circulation desk duties
  • Works with Student Workers and Volunteer Mothers
  • Seeks opportunities to promote the library via programming
  • Various other tasks and duties as they appear

 

4.  Professional Development

  • Keeps current with professional trends
  • Attends local and national library conferences/meetings
  • Membership in local and national appropriate library organization

To apply forward a resume and cover letter to Charlie Drane, drane@bchigh.edu.

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Library Applications Developer, Drexel University Libraries, Philadelphia PA

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, 200 degree programs and 14 colleges and schools, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. 


One of Philadelphia's top 10 employers, Drexel is a major engine for economic development in the region. The Philadelphia Business Journal ranks Drexel as one of the healthiest employers of Greater Philadelphia. The University welcomes the richness diversity brings to the workplace and is committed to being the nation's most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.


The mission of the University is to fulfill our founder's vision of preparing each new generation of students for productive professional and civic lives while also focusing our collective expertise on solving society's greatest problems. Drexel is an academically comprehensive and globally engaged urban research university, dedicated to advancing knowledge and society and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education, enriched by the nation's premier co-
operative education program.


Position Title: Library Applications Developer
 
Job Overview: Drexel University Libraries seeks an innovative and enthusiastic developer to play an integral role in the implementation of infrastructure and services that will enhance the Libraries' support for resource discovery and academic research.
 
The successful candidate will work in a collaborative, team-based environment to leverage, customize, and integrate new technologies and services. The position's principle responsibility will be to develop and maintain system support for processing, preserving, and accessing campus research data, university records, and digital collections as part of the Libraries' new Institutional Repository. The incumbent will implement data management workflows incorporating tools such as Archivematica, BitCurator, Fedora, and Islandora. Additional responsibilities will include improvements to library discovery systems to provide integrated searching of library resources and data from a variety of sources, and engineering tools and methods for the gathering of data related to library services.

As a member of the Libraries' Discovery Systems Team and reporting to the Manager, Discovery Systems, the successful candidate will collaborate on technical project development including user needs and functional requirements, design documentation, and evaluating solutions. As needed, the incumbent will also work alongside related groups across the Drexel campus and coordinate technical requirements with other departments.

Qualifications: 
Required Qualifications


•  Bachelor's degree in Information or Computer Sciences or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
•  2 years minimum application or systems development experience
•  Demonstrated understanding of the application development life cycle
•  Demonstrated proficiency with a major language such as PHP, Ruby, Python, Java
•  Experience with XML, XSLT, XPath, XQuery, and other data encoding languages and standards
•  Experience performing data transfers utilizing software library or language APIs 
•  Experience with Linux
•  Commitment to continuously enhancing development skills
•  Strong analytical and problem solving ability
•  Strong oral and written communications skills 



Preferred Qualifications
•  Experience in an academic, library, or archives environments
•  Working knowledge of Apache, Tomcat & other delivery servers
•  Experience with a version-control system such as Git or Subversion
•  Experience with the Fedora Commons and Islandora digital asset management systems
•  Experience with data or digital object processing tools such as Archivematica


Essential Functions: 
•  Using web services and related technologies, implement a workflow for managing data and digital objects as they move from acquisition systems to systems for processing and into long-term storage and online access through Fedora and Islandora. 
•  Evaluate, implement, and customize tools, including Archivematica and BitCurator, to support digital object processing and conversion, data transformation, metadata extraction, archival description, and digital forensics. 
•  Work with Systems Team colleagues on integrating, maintaining, and updating data workflow and institutional repository solutions within the Libraries' existing systems architecture.
•  Document solutions and workflows for internal purposes and also as part of compliance with University legal and privacy requirements. 
•  Collaborate with the Libraries' Systems Team and other campus constituents on relevant technology planning and agendas.

Supplementary Posting Information: 
Drexel University's mission is to serve students and society through comprehensive integrated academic offerings enhanced by technology, co-operative education, and clinical practice in an urban setting, with global outreach embracing research, scholarly activities, and community initiatives.

Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.
 
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic.  Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings. 
 
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.

To apply for this position, please apply online at: www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=78575 or visit www.drexeljobs.com and search for requisition number 6116.

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.

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Theodore Roosevelt Center Digital Library Coordinator/Archivist, Dickinson State University, Dickinson ND

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  The Digital Library Coordinator leads the development, maintenance, and promotion of the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. The Coordinator interacts with contributing entities to facilitate acquisition of materials for addition to the collection, and with staff and volunteers, to ensure the quality of collection metadata. The Coordinator also has primary responsibility for the social media outreach of the Theodore Roosevelt Center.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

·      MLS from an ALA accredited program, Library Science, with specialization in digital library preferred

·      Knowledge of controlled vocabularies to describe digital assets

·      Working knowledge of digital files standards and best practices for preservation and presentation of digital materials

·      Interest in American history

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

·         Degree in American history or related field

·         Interest in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

 

 

COMPENSATION:  $39,000 - $42,000 based on qualifications and experience.  May be eligible for salary increase after 6 months.  Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREF retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  To ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by June 4, 2014.  However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To apply, send cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, contact information for three professional references and a DSU Staff employment application to:

 

 

DSU.hr@dickinsonstate.edu

 

Or mail to:  Dickinson State University

Human Resources

291 Campus Drive

Dickinson, ND 58601-4896

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

 

·         Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran's preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran's preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans' Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans' Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran's death certificate.

 

·         As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.

 

·         Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal history record check.

                                   

 

STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible

 

For more information or assistance contact:  Human Resources  (701) 483-2476

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

 

Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ("GINA") or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices,  educational programs or other related activities.  Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. 

 

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Catalog Librarian, LAC Group, Washington DC

LAC Group seeks a part-time Catalog Librarian to work on a 6 month term contract at a government agency located in the Washington, DC metro area (Silver Spring, MD).   This position works approximately 20 hours per week on a flexible schedule for 6 months.   We are looking for someone who is able to start immediately.  The responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following duties for the Catalog Librarian: 

Job Description:

  • Catalog books, maps, journals, video and digital files;
  • Add and maintain URLs;
  • Maintain Name Authority database;
  • Review MARC records;
  • Receive monographs;
  • Create information records for discarded gift serials.

Qualifications:

  • MLS degree;
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional cataloging experience;
  • Previous experience using SirsiDynix Symphony ILS, OCLC, Connexion, LC classification, MARC21, AACR2, and RDA;

    Apply at: http://goo.gl/lqHmiH

    LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

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Faculty Technology Specialist, NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, China

NYU Shanghai is seeking an enthusiastic Faculty Technology Specialist to join our Academic Technology Services unit. This unit is a collaboration between the NYU Shanghai Office of Academic Affairs and the NYU Shanghai Library, and it works closely with its counterparts at NYU New York and NYU Abu Dhabi.


The Faculty Technology Specialist will be primarily responsible for providing oversight of technology services to support faculty and researchers, including student researchers, at NYU Shanghai.

Responsibilities:

  •   Advise and consult with faculty, students, and researchers in the design, development, and implementation of information technology services for teaching, learning, and research. Evaluate current technology used by faculty, students and researchers for teaching and research; provide technical support to faculty and researchers in curriculum and research development; research and make recommendations for the purchase of hardware and software; contact and negotiate with vendors regarding hardware and software purchases; supervise installation of hardware, software, and peripherals. Focus on logistical/technical support and operational needs/issues, ensuring efficient and effective delivery of quality lifestyle services and support;
  •   Supervise support staff including hiring, training, and evaluating performance. Identify and prioritize assignments to ensure deadlines are met and review work for accuracy.
  •   Develop, deliver, and assess training programs including seminars, training sessions, and workshops. Identify, analyze, and evaluate training needs. Arrange for instructors, facilities and materials as required. Consult with faculty, students, researchers, and ITS staff on training interests and opportunities.
  •   Advise and educate faculty, students, and researchers in the availability for information technology resources for teaching and research across Faculty Technology Services (FTS), Information Technology Services (ITS), Global Technology Services (GTS), Libraries, and NYU. Keep services, data entries and reporting up-to-date with standards of quality, timeliness, and satisfaction.
  •   Research and promote emerging technology practices in teaching and research adopted by selected higher education institutions. Work with technology professionals across NYU to develop and promote best practices for using technology in teaching, learning and research.
  •   Ensure technical competence through on-going professional development. Attend conferences, enroll in classes, read trade and professional publications.


Required Education:

  •   Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years relevant experience OR Master's degree in a related field.


Required Experience:

  •   Experience must include supporting information technology, technology training, and client service. Experience and/or education in one of the following areas: statistical computing, GIS, data visualization, advanced video production, interactive media development.
  •   Experience working with end users in an academic environment, preferably in IT and/or Libraries.


Preferred Experience:

  •   Experience with open source archives management software desired. Familiarity with digital repository systems, particularly DSpace. 
  •   Knowledge of and experience with Unix or Linux server platforms, as well as Windows and OS X operating systems, preferred. 
  •   Knowledge of scripting languages such as Ruby or Python helpful. Familiarity and experience with disk imaging and email archiving tools and techniques preferred.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •   Proficient in both written and spoken English and Mandarin.
  •   Good interpersonal and communication skills to work in an international and cross-cultural environment.
  •   Good problem solving skills, and good time management skills.
  •   Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, researchers, and staff.
  •   Well organized, diplomatic, details and service oriented.

NYU Shanghai Library:  NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within the NYU Global Network University. It is the first Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is accredited in the US as well as in China. As a research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community (http://shanghai.nyu.edu/).  It recruits scholars who are committed to a global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research.


New York University's Global Network University is established as an, organically connected, multi-site network that encompasses key global cities and intellectual capitals. The network has three degree-granting campuses - New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi - complemented by twelve additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests both local and global, and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors.


The Library of NYU Shanghai will deliver and coordinate a wide range of academic services that support the teaching, learning and research of NYU Shanghai's faculty and students.  Drawing on the resources of the libraries at NYU New York, the NYU Shanghai library provides an opportunity to create a forward-looking 21st century library program and facility to serve a culturally diverse and academically talented population.  NYU Shanghai opened in September 2013 with a class of 300 freshmen and 150 Study Abroad students. The library will be relocating to its permanent location in the new Pudong campus in 2014.


Salary/Benefits:

  •   Attractive benefits package. 
  •   Salary commensurate with experience and background.


To Apply:
To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application to jobs@library.nyu.edu. The search will remain open until filled. NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Assistant Neighborhood Services Manager, Boston Public Library, Boston MA

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for an Assistant Neighborhood Services Manager position. The Assistant Neighborhood Services Manager collaborates with branch librarians and/or assigned staff, as well as other city and community partner agencies to achieve operational goals and objectives of the Library. 
 
Salary:  $65,844 - $88,887, DOQ. Competitive benefits.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Education - Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited library school required. 
 
Experience - Four (4) years in a public library environment of which three (3) must have been in a management/supervisory capacity in an urban, multi-branch public library that demonstrates knowledge of public services, including reference, programming, customer service skills, public instruction, library collections, service delivery, technology and service evaluation. 
 
Employment Requirements: 
1.  Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
2.  Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
3.  CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.
 
Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp
 
Deadline for application: May 31, 2014

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Karen Gersten-Sternheim Memorial Scholarship, SLA Southern California Chapter

2014 SLA Southern California Chapter

Karen Gersten-Sternheim Memorial Scholarship Announcement

 

The Scholarship Committee of the Southern California Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SCC; http://southerncalifornia.sla.org) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2014 Karen Gersten-Sternheim Memorial Scholarship.

 

The award was established in May of 1993 at a special board meeting called by chapter President John Shea, shortly after Karen's death; the first money was awarded in 1996. Karen, a UCLA library professional, dedicated much of her career to the success of library school students. The award includes complimentary invitations to the SLA-SCC annual fundraiser meeting, the awards dinner and the annual business meeting.

 

Award

$3,000 stipend check will be presented to the recipient at the Annual Fundraiser Dinner.

 

Eligibility

·         Applicants must be members of the SLA-SCC - membership information may be found online at: http://www.sla.org/access-membership/join-sla

·         Applicants must demonstrate an interest in a career in special libraries, and must be currently enrolled and taking classes in an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Masters in Library and/or Information Science program.  Also, at the time of application, the student's graduation date should be no earlier than December 2014.

·         There is no geographic restriction on the school in which the applicant is enrolled. However, applicants must be permanent residents of California or Nevada, and must submit a photocopy of their valid California or Nevada State I.D. card, driver's license, or voter registration card.

 

Application Procedure

·         The completed application form available online at: http://southerncalifornia.sla.org/student-programs/2014_sla-scc_scholarship-html

·         A copy of your valid California or Nevada State I.D. card - or driver's license - or voter registration card

·         A 1,500-2,000 word essay describing:  1) Your interest and experience in special librarianship; 2) your professional goal(s) and the skills and experience you believe will get you there; 3) the benefits for your career growth that you anticipate SLA membership will bring; and, 4) how you plan to participate and contribute to SLA-SCC

·         Three (3) signed letters of academic and professional recommendation (one letter must be from a faculty member in your library or information studies master's degree program)

 

Applications are due June 30, 2014 via email to Michael Qiu, Scholarship Committee Chair, at qium@usc.edu.

 

To access the application, please visit http://southerncalifornia.sla.org/student-programs/2014_sla-scc_scholarship-html.

 

For any questions, please contact Michael Qiu at qium@usc.edu.

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Head of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore MD

Summary:
The Loyola▪Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks an imaginative and innovative leader who will articulate a clear vision for a unit that includes the university archives and special collections of Loyola University of Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The Loyola▪Notre Dame Library is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation that serves both of these institutions. While the Library is administratively separate, the archives of the two universities were brought together in 2008 upon the completion of a building renovation project. The role of the Head of Archives and Special Collections provides a unique opportunity for an individual who is creative, flexible, and enthusiastic about serving two distinct communities. The individual in this position will be responsible for supporting the universities' educational missions, alumni relations, and fundraising, as well as the broader scholarly community.

Primary Responsibilities:
· Provides vision and leadership in directing and managing the programs and operations of Archives and Special Collections

· Sets goals, identifies resources needed, and cultivates opportunities for collaboration

· Describes and redefines positions as necessary

· Develops assessment strategies and conducts ongoing assessment using a variety of methods to determine the effectiveness of services

· Develops programs and services to acquire, process, curate, and provide access to special collections and archives.

· Collaborates with faculty to teach the use of primary source materials, assesses student learning, and makes the collections accessible by way of new and innovative strategies

· Partners with campus stakeholders to develop innovative ways to use the collections

· Creates a program to support born-digital archives

· Participates in the planning, maintenance, and sustainability of digital projects

· Evaluates potential donations for inclusion in archives and special collections

· Coordinates outreach events, receptions, and special viewings of archives and special collections materials

· Participates in local, state, and national professional and scholarly societies and organizations

· Supervises one f/t processing archivist, student assistants, and interns as funding permits

· Identifies, writes, and participates in grant proposals and projects.



Required Qualifications:
· MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program with an emphasis in archival studies

· Minimum of 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in a college or university archive/special collections

· Knowledge of standard archival theory and practice, preservation concepts, principles, and methodologies, local research tools and finding aids

· Demonstrated ability to supervise and mentor

· Knowledge and/or experience developing digital collections

· Knowledge and/or experience employing digitization practices to enhance archives and special collections

· Knowledge of current metadata standards used for describing digital materials such as image, text, sound, and video

· Knowledge and/or experience with archives management platforms, e.g., Archivists' Toolkit

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Commitment to building strong relations between the library, academic departments at both universities, the two university communities, and external communities

· Evidence of well-developed organizational, time, and project management skills.


Preferred Qualifications:
· Experience with library preservation/conservation techniques and digitization, digital preservation practices and standards

· Familiarity with institutional repositories or ContentDM, EAD, Web harvesting, APIs.

· Successful grant writing experience

· Experience organizing and mounting exhibits

· Ability to cultivate and maintain effective relations with donors

· Experience with promoting collections through social media.


About the Library:
The Loyola▪Notre Dame Library provides information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University, comprehensive-level universities located adjacent to each other in a residential area of northern Baltimore City.

The Library offers a benefit package that includes medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, as well as TIAA-CREF retirement.
Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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Coordinator of Library Services, Danvers Campus Library, North Shore Community College, Danvers MA

POSITION OPENING: Coordinator of Library Services, Danvers Campus Library
MCCC/MTA Unit Position, Grade 6

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
• Oversee all Danvers Library public services to students, faculty and staff. Coordinate daily activities including the implementation and management of administrative functions within the Library. Assist in the development and management of departmental budget
• Provide leadership and direction to the Danvers Library Public Services professional and classified staff; prepare performance appraisals of support staff and assists in the preparation of performance evaluations for professional staff; recommend action. Participate in selection of new staff. Provide public service, reference service, displays, oversee inter-library loan activities, respond to complaints, research problems and initiate resolutions to problems
• Coordinate, schedule, hire, train, and maintain contracts and time slips of part time staff
• Plan, coordinate, deliver and assess bibliographic instruction in the classroom and via the Web
• Contribute to developing information literacy objectives
• Coordinate circulation services, contribute to developing circulation policies and procedures; provide backup circulation services
• Plan and coordinate implementation of library goals and objectives; assess library services. Maintains records and prepares reports
• Supervise acquisitions and collection development in both print and electronic areas
• Evaluate and participate in acquisitions, management and assessment of print, non-print, online, database, and periodicals collections
• Responsible for computer recommendations, applications, policies and procedures. Serve as administrative lead for library computer systems including maintaining databases
• Establish and maintain vendor relationships. Make budget recommendations and monitor all purchases. Monitor and maintain contract/purchase agreements. Evaluate proposals, equipment, hardware, software and prepare purchase/lease recommendations
• Undertake outreach activities to faculty, the library liaison program, promoting collection development, library services and use. Interact with various agencies, other libraries, and organizations
• Contribute to library web page, library programs and displays. Ensures all policies are current, prepares and updates library publications
• Prepare library materials for web, classroom (LibGuides), and general materials for library's newsletter
• Supervise collection of statistics for Public Services and provide statistical reports
• Represent Danvers Public Services on library and/or college committees and at related meetings
• Participate in strategic and long-range planning
• Through professional literature, maintain working knowledge of electronic resources, library trends, and applicable laws and regulations
• Other duties as required by the Director of the Library

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Master's Degree in Library and Information Science (MLS) or closely related field
2. Three years experience and/or training in academic library public services
3. Three to five years supervising work of others through planning, organizing, instructing, motivating and evaluating performance objectively
4. Must show initiative, ability to motivate others, and ability to function in and promote a team-oriented environment
5. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to resolve complaints or problems effectively
6. Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
7. Strong experience in bibliographic instruction methods
8. Strong commitment to responsive and proactive library services and commitment to working with a diverse faculty and student population; proven work in promoting library services to faculty, students and staff
9. Experience in budget preparation and monitoring
10. Experience with integrated library systems (preferably Evergreen), electronic databases, and web page design
11. Strong computer background and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
12. Demonstrated creative approaches to work, coupled with attention to detail and a high level of
enthusiasm
13. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
14. Experience with participating in library strategic planning
15. The candidate selected must travel between campuses, as needed, and participate in College/Library-related meetings

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $57,330 - $59,000. Actual salary determined in accordance with classification determination of MCCC salary schedule commensurate with education and experience.

STARTING DATE: On or about August 4, 2014.

APPLY TO: http://nscc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=48875

Submit resume and cover letter no later than June 18, 2014. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide official academic transcripts and names of at least three professional references.

GENERAL STATEMENT: North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin in its education programs or employment pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated there under, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part 104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to Thanh Giddarie, Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, at 978 739-5470, 1 Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA 01923.

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Librarian, U.S. Court of Appeals Library for the Second Circuit, New York NY

Position Title: Librarian


Location:
U.S. Court of Appeals Library for the Second Circuit
40 Centre St. - Foley Square
New York, New York 10007

Salary Range: CL-27 ($65, 377 - $85, 025) OR CL 28 ($62,667 - $101,901) (Depending on experience, current salary and qualifications), Promotion Potential to CL28 for the successful candidate, hired at CL27
Closing: Open Until Filled

Position Overview: The U.S. Courts Library seeks a proactive Librarian with a team mind-set to support the mission of the law library. The successful candidate will become a member of a circuit-wide team of librarians who offer high quality research services to the federal judges, judiciary staff and other library users. Responsibilities include: coordinates and conducts substantive reference and research services utilizing print and electronic resources in legal,
business, and other disciplines; provides instructional support to individuals and various user groups; coordinates and performs regular outreach to the judiciary by developing and providing educational training programs and materials; performs administrative duties, as assigned. Maintains a positive customer service attitude at all times. Will travel periodically to different courts within the Second Circuit and other locations, as required. The position reports to Head of Research and Training


Requirements: MLS, MLIS, MIS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school; JD preferred. Minimum three to five years experience providing legal reference, research, educational outreach, and promotion of library services in a law library setting; experience in web page design and maintenance. Demonstrated proficiency with standard legal and business print and online research services and basic PC office applications is required. The ideal candidate will have supervisory experience, strong interpersonal and project management skills, a strong service orientation, and the ability to work alone and as part of a team. Experience teaching the use of the internet and legal research online resources desirable. Background in OCLC and Sirsi Unicorn Integrated Library System a plus.

Submit cover letter and resume to:
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
40 Foley Square, Room 1400
New York, NY 10007


or e-mail to library_job_posting@ca2.uscourts.gov


Attn.: Human Resources, Reference # FY14-12


THE APPLICANT SELECTED FOR THE POSITION IS SUBJECT TO A BACKGROUND CHECK APPLICANTS MUST BE UNITED STATES CITIZENS

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Head of Library State Aid, Construction, Data and Technology, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Boston MA

Head of Library State Aid, Construction, Data and Technology / Government Liaison

 

Exciting and rewarding position at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the Massachusetts State Library Agency.  Must have public library experience and experience working with municipal and state government and the desire to be a vital part of state government and the library community.  This position provides administrative support for the state library programs of State Aid, Construction and Library Technology and ensures the efficient and effective operation of the State Aid, Construction, Data and Technology Unit.  Hours are varied and while the home base is in Boston, travel in and out of state is necessary.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until position is filled.  Closing date is July 15, 2014.

Position is classified as Administrator V.  Salary range is $38,067.12 - $95,503.40.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to: Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, 98 North Washington St. Suite 401, Boston, MA 02114 Re: Job Posting J41646 

Att: Ms.  Amy Pyke

Or email to: amy.pyke@state.ma.us

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Elementary Library Teacher, Newton Public Schools, Newton MA

Anticipated Vacancy: 2014-2015 Elementary Library Teacher (1.0)
Candidates for the anticipated vacancy should possess the following qualities and abilities:

  • Up-to-date knowledge of professional practice, information technologies and educational research as it applies to school libraries
  • Empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information through library lessons and units of instruction during weekly classes
  • Evaluate promote and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • Understand copyright and licensing and assists teachers and students users with their understanding and observance.
  • Through collection development select relevant materials (print and electronic) to provide maximum curriculum support and encourage the love of reading among users
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and the building Instructional Technology Specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction and assess student learning

Interested applicants should submit an online application found on the Newton Public Schools Human Resources (Employment) site. The link is below:
http://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/default.aspx

Applications will be accepted through June 6, 2014.

Interested applicants may also contact Chris Swerling, Library Coordinator K-12 via phone: 617-559-6096 or email: chris_swerling@newton.k12.ma.us

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Head of Reference, Georgetown University, Washington DC

The Head of Reference manages all aspects of the library's reference department to ensure that the library provides high-quality professional research and information services to Law Center faculty, staff, students, and other patrons. Reference programs include, among other duties, both physical and virtual reference services during scheduled desk hours; instructional services for the Law Center community; research consultations for law students and other patrons; a faculty/library liaison program; collection development activities; and outreach programs devoted to patron research needs. The position directly supervises six librarians and coordinates reference desk coverage by 15-20 individuals.


Required
J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school; Master's degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies. Knowledge of legal materials and excellent communications skills. 3 or more years of library experience; supervisory experience required.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


To apply for this position, please submit applications to include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Resume review will begin June 2, 2014.


Georgetown University offers attractive benefits, including a tuition assistance plan. We encourage qualified applicants to submit a cover letter and resume online to job number 20140976. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity in the workplace.
Please apply to: https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20140976

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Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian Korean & Japanese Studies Librarian, UC San Diego, San Diego CA

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open May 21, 2014 through Jun 22, 2014
If you apply to this recruitment by Jun 22, 2014, you will have until Jun 29, 2014 to complete your application.
DESCRIPTION

Korean and Japanese Studies Librarian

The UC San Diego Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

The University and the Library

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. With more than 30,000 students, UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report, as the 14th best university in the world by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong, and is ranked 5th among top universities in the nation in total R&D expenditures. In 2013, for the fourth consecutive year, UC San Diego was ranked 1st in the nation by the Washington Monthly's College Guide based on the positive impact the university has had on the country in terms of enabling social mobility, research productivity and civic engagement. The UC San Diego Library plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university's research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions.

UC San Diego offers a variety of humanities and social sciences courses in Korean and Japanese Studies as well as a major in Japanese Studies. The School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) offers advanced degrees with regional specializations including Korea and Japan; it is the only professional school of international relations in the United States that focuses on the Pacific region of Asia and the Americas, and was recently ranked as a top-10 graduate program by "Foreign Policy" magazine. The Korean and Japanese Studies communities also include affiliated research units such as the Center on Emerging and Pacific Economies; Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation; Korea-Pacific Program; Laboratory on International Law and Regulation; and the Policy Design and Evaluation Lab.

The Division of Arts & Humanities' growing Program in Transnational Korean Studies is the recent recipient of a five-year (2013-18) grant from the Academy of Korean Studies as a Core University Program for Korean Studies, which will enable the program to offer a number of new courses and research internships. This will offer potential opportunities for course-integrated instruction and for liaison with faculty and students. The Library acquires significant amounts of history and social science material on Korea and Japan, especially pertaining to international relations, economics, politics, and modern and contemporary history, popular culture and society, and selects fairly broadly (in English, Korean and Japanese) in the anthropology, sociology, visual arts, music and literature of Korea and Japan.

Responsibilities of the Position

The UC San Diego Library seeks a subject librarian for Korean and Japanese Studies to develop and implement liaison services to the students and faculty working in these areas in the Division of Arts & Humanities and the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS). The Korean and Japanese Studies Librarian will also be responsible for collection development for Korean and Japanese Studies in Korean, Japanese, and English languages.

The position will report to the Director of the Library's Academic Liaison Program, with additional assigned responsibilities in the Collection Development & Management Program. The incumbent will:

· Actively engage with faculty and students in the Program in Transnational Korean Studies and the Japanese Studies Program within the Division of Arts & Humanities and the Korean and Japanese regional specializations at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies.

· Develop strategies to learn about and understand information needs of academic departments and programs, and to build partnerships with research and teaching faculty.

· Serve as the primary contact for research and educational needs in Korean and Japanese studies; and develop and promote services and resources to enhance the research, teaching, and learning mission of UC San Diego.

· Build and sustain strong and consistent communication channels between the Library; the Korean and Japanese Studies programs in both Arts & Humanities and IR/PS; affiliated programs and research units; and other departments and programs as assigned.

· Communicate effectively with colleagues, students and faculty to integrate information literacy within Korean and Japanese Studies programs.

· Design and deliver curriculum-integrated instruction and other learning activities in a variety of formats for Korean and Japanese Studies faculty and students.

· Develop and promote online subject guides and other information resources for assigned subject areas.

· Develop and maintain collections in Korean, Japanese, and English-language materials for Korean and Japanese Studies.

· Collaborate with librarians and staff in Content Acquisitions and Metadata Services regarding acquisitions, vendor selection, approval plans, and cataloging of Korean and Japanese language resources.

· Serve as the primary Korean and Japanese Studies specialist for research assistance.

Minimum Qualifications

· Professional degree from a library school, or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library services.

· Academic work in a field of study that includes knowledge of the history, politics, economics, literatures and cultures of Korea and Japan.

· Strong language skills in Korean and English, spoken and written.

· Ability to provide research assistance and participate in course-integrated instruction in assigned subject areas.

· Familiarity with electronic and scholarly resources for Korean and Japanese studies.

· Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

· Ability to plan, document, and complete projects.

· Excellent analytical, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment and with diverse groups.

· Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong language skills in Japanese, spoken and written.

· Experience in working with overseas and domestic vendors in support of the acquisitions of information resources.

· Experience in developing working partnerships with academic units in a University setting.

Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to be professionally active. Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.

Closing Date: Application consideration begins June 9, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to:

https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00559

Please provide the following:

· A short application letter addressing your interest in leading this program and applicable qualifications

· A resume of education and relevant experience

· The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications and/or suitability for this position

· A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at:
http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp

AA-EOE: UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.
Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: http://libraries.ucsd.edu/jobs/

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Archival Assistant, Time Based Media Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh PA

Carnegie Museum of Art's Conservation Department seeks an archival assistant to provide support for a grant-funded project to preserve and provide access to Carnegie Museum of Art's time-based media collection, specifically focused on the photographic and paper documentation, correspondence, books, periodicals, and ephemera related to the collection. The extent of the collection is roughly 430 linear feet. The successful candidate will work with the senior research associate to determine a strategy for assessing, processing, and storing the paper and photo files, and will create inventories and finding aids for these materials. Digitally scan selected documents and help to develop and implement naming and storage guidelines for the digital files. The goal of the project is to have the entirety of the photo and paper files inventoried, documented, and stored in our archives for increased accessibility to museum staff and outside researchers.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: This position requires an advanced understanding of archival standards and best practices, particularly pertaining to processing photographic and paper materials, including metadata standards and storage requirements. Knowledge of avant-garde film and video, art history, and/or museum studies is strongly preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong attention to detail and time-management skills; and the ability to work well with a wide array of staff members are critical. Must have the initiative to work without constant direct supervision and be able to carry out responsibilities accurately and on deadline. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Web-based research is required; will be expected to gain proficiency in KE EMu collections management software. Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or related fields (current students will be considered, provided they can commit to a full-time position), or an equivalent combination of academic training and work experience required. Some archival project experience strongly preferred. 

Work is primarily sedentary in nature, but the applicant must have the ability lift 40 pounds of items such as movie film cans, equipment, files, and possibly other items.

Visit http://www.carnegiemuseums.org/hr to apply.

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Online Courses Associate, Duke University, Durham NC

Duke's Online Education Initiative encourages innovation, experimentation, and learning from new approaches and tools for online teaching and learning. The Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) supports Duke faculty to advance these goals - developing over 20 massive, open, online courses (MOOCs) with over 1.6 million enrolled students.

The Online Courses Associate (OCA) plays a key role in the development and delivery of high quality learning for Duke's online initiatives. Working closely with world-class Duke faculty and CIT staff, the OCA assists with online course development, contributes to instructional technology support, and collaborates on innovative uses of technology in the academic community.

To excel in this role, you will need to be a curious problem-solver with the ability to communicate in both technical and non-technical terms. If you are excited about technology and its uses in education, then we'd love to talk with you.

Responsibilities

Course Projects:

  • Work with instructors to understand online course plans including necessary materials, teaching approaches, and student assessment
  • Upload materials to online course platform, monitor deployment of course materials, and troubleshoot problems
  • Monitor online course forums in assigned courses; help identify and resolve technical problems that occur while the course is active
  • Edit, review, test, and manage course video segments and other online course assets, including the copyright status of course assets
  • Maintain high quality assurance standards in the online course materials and course delivery
  • Track progress of course development timelines and maintain awareness of important aspects of each assigned project 

Instructional Technology Support:

  • Provide support for evaluation of online courses, including documenting best practices, collecting and summarizing statistics about course activities, and creating presentation materials about courses
  • Collect, review, update and supplement documentation for online course tools
  • Collaborate with the CIT technical team to test, document, and demonstrate software tools for online course development to faculty and staff
  • Train TAs and other support personnel to use the online course platform to prepare and manage courses
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Qualifications

All Duke University Library staff members are expected to demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors include: customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning, respect, and a commitment to diversity. 

Education

Required: Master's degree or Bachelor's degree with additional academic credentials which provide the knowledge required to effectively support faculty with the online course initiatives  

Experience

Required: One year of work experience relevant to job; detail oriented; highly organized and capable of managing a complex task schedule with minimal oversight; excellent communication skills; ability to work effectively with university instructors.

Preferred: Knowledge of Coursera and/or other online course development tools; teaching experience in a college or university setting; proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Documents, ScreenFlow; video production experience; initiative in identifying and solving challenges, developing new project ideas, and improving current processes.

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
  • Normal office environment

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Salary and Benefits                                        

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.  The position is not eligible for University fringe benefits or moving, housing, or relocation expenses.

Hours

This position is a temporary, full-time position available forty hours per week between July 2014 and June 30, 2015. 

Environment

Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university's intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Lilly, Music, and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort.  Duke's library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke's hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business. 

Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at:  http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/.

Application

Send cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to: Teresa Tillman, Library Human Resources, at library-jobs@duke.edu.  Please include ASSOC in RESEARCH in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications which are missing any of the components listed above will not be reviewed.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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Business Research Librarian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

The University of Pennsylvania seeks a proactive, service-oriented individual for the position of Business Research Librarian to provide high-quality, customer-focused business information services to the Wharton School of Business and the larger University of Pennsylvania community. Work collaboratively with other staff members of the Lippincott Library of the Wharton School in designing research and instructional services and selecting library resources, as well as project work within the larger Penn Libraries' system.

* Work with a team of five business librarians to deliver research/reference support services using a range of technologies.
* Develop and grow liaison relationships with several of the Wharton School's academic departments and Research Centers to support teaching, learning, and research activities.
* Plan, direct and implement special projects involving library promotion and outreach activities.
* Design and teach specialized classes and workshops that incorporate complex, rapidly evolving informational technologies, as well as traditional methods. 
* Create and maintain guides to information resources and other digital learning objects.
* Participate in evening and weekend service schedules.

 

Qualifications:

MLS degree or its equivalent in theory and practice and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Familiarity with commercial business databases. Understanding of basic business concepts and vocabulary. Business reference experience.

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Ability to establish effective relationships with diverse constituencies including faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff. Evidence of initiative, creativity and a collaborative approach in past activities. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Fluency with web technologies and social media. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collegially. 

Preferred: Course work in business or relevant social science disciplines. Experience conducting library presentations or teaching in an academic environment. Familiarity with quantitative research tools such as STATASAS or R.

To apply: https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/4035

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Librarian/Media Specialist, Henry Barnard School, Rhode Island College, Providence RI

Work Schedule:
The position will begin August 25, 2014 
Teachers work a 187 day year, with 180 days with children.
  
Position Overview:
The Henry Barnard School (HBS) enjoys a long tradition of exemplary instruction and curriculum innovation. Located on the campus of Rhode Island College, Henry Barnard is a laboratory school for teacher preparation programs in the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development (FSEHD). Henry Barnard teachers are professors within the School of Education and serve as mentors for college students preparing for teaching careers. Henry Barnard professors and college students employ contemporary instructional procedures and curriculum materials.

The Henry Barnard School offers a preschool experience for three and four year old children, three all day kindergarten classes and two classes each at the first through fifth grades. A full complement of special subjects includes: art, foreign language, technology education, library, music, and physical education. Academic and personal support is provided for students in all grades, preschool through fifth. Guidance services are available for all students. Students attend Henry Barnard from throughout Rhode Island. Cultural diversity is celebrated through student enrollment, curriculum infusion, and faculty recruitment. 

The faculty teach both elementary and college students, faculty have college rank and are encouraged to obtain terminal degrees. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
PRIMARY PURPOSE: 

Provide class instruction in library skills, research skills and literature appreciation to all children in PK-fifth grade. Contribute towards a positive school atmosphere and ensure that the school library program (SLP) is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and the RIC community. 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Essential Job Functions: 


Program Administrator: As program administrator, the school librarian works collaboratively with members of the learning community to define the policies of the school library program, and to guide and direct all activities related to it. 
Information Specialist: As information specialist, the school librarian provides leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies in all formats, as well as expertise in the ethical use of information. 

Leader: As a leader the school librarian creates an environment where collaboration and creative problem solving thrive. The school librarian is an excellent communicator who instills enthusiasm in others by making them feel that they are important members of a team. Strong leaders foster an environment of creativity, innovation, and openness to new ideas, welcoming and encouraging input from others to create consensus. They anticipate future obstacles and continually retool to meet challenges. 

Instructional Partner: As an instructional partner the school librarian works with teachers and other educators to build and strengthen connections between student information and research needs, curricular content, learning outcomes, and information resources. 

Teacher: As a teacher, the school librarian empowers students to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic 
readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information. 


Occasional Job Functions 

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal of the Henry Barnard School. 
 
 
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 

-Library circulation applications; knowledge in both PC and Apple hardware and software environments; knowledge of data projectors and document cameras. 
-Excellent communication skills both written and oral. 
-Ability to lift, move, and carry books or other job related materials. 
-Ability to travel within the state in order to provide professional service and/or to conduct research. 
 
Required Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: 

Education: A master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (or from a master's level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country). 

Certification: State certification as a school librarian and have completed a teacher preparation program and/or educational degree. 

Experience: Minimum of two years of school library experience or equivalent. 
 
 

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Instruction / Serials Librarian, Gordon College, Wenham MA

Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, directs and participates in the identification, selection, purchase and control of serials and electronic information resources of the College, and facilitates the storage and use of these resources. 


Directs and participates in library instruction for library patrons with a primary focus on Gordon College students. 


Descriptions of Duties and Tasks: 


Essential Responsibilities Serials: 
1. Develops and implements policies and systems for the effective control of serials and electronic resources of the College, adhering to the guidelines and policies of the Jenks Library and NOBLE. 
2. Supervises and participates in selecting and deselecting serials and electronic resources. 
3. Signs license agreements for electronic resources. 
4. Controls and maintains serials and electronic resources, maintaining statistics and procedures. 
5. Trains and supervises the work of the serials staff and student assistants. 
6. Consults with and advises the Director of Library Services in matters related to serials and electronic resources. 
7. Reports periodically the status and accomplishments of the serials department. 
8. Prepares and submits, as required, statistical reports summarizing the library's serials holdings and electronic resource usage. 


Essential Responsibilities Instruction: 
1. Manages Library Instruction and provides curriculum-integrated instruction for classes also develops instructional content for classroom, online, and individual learning formats. 
2. Consults with and advises the Director of Library Services and other librarians in matters related to library instruction and general library policy. 
3. Collaborates with key partners within academic programs that support the first-year experience. 
4. Builds effective relationships with faculty and other academic partners through ongoing outreach and engagement activities. 
5. Actively supports the continuous improvement of the library's instructional programs and practices. 
6. Periodically reports the status and progress of the library instruction program. 
7. Prepares and submits, as required, a statistical and narrative report summarizing the library's instruction program. 


Additional Responsibilities: 
1. Provides additional services as needed. 
2. Provides reference services, including some nights and weekends. 
3. Serves as library liaison for an academic division of the college. 
4. Serves on College committees as assigned; represents the College at professional library activities of approved associations and institutions. 
5. Participates in a variety of professional development activities, including conference presentations. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


In order to fully perform the above functions, the incumbent must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities, or demonstrate that the major responsibilities of the job can be accomplished, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities:


1. Possess a well-developed understanding of the principles and practices of modern library science, with emphasis on instruction and serials.
2. Possess a working knowledge of basic bookkeeping, to prepare purchase requisitions and budget projections.
3. Have experience working with, and knowledge of, integrated library systems, automated serials systems, the maintenance of library web pages, and their use.
4. Possess an awareness of the principles of higher education as they apply to library science and resource requirements, and an ability to work constructively with library staff and patrons in their selection and use of resource materials.
5. Have the ability to train new serials staff in technical and filing procedures and to use Windows computer programs.
6. Have the ability to work constructively and effectively with library patrons and library faculty and staff.
7. Possess organizational and administrative skills pertaining to supervision, training, and budget considerations.
8. Possess excellent verbal, written, and computer skills.


Academic and Professional Requirements:
1. Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. A second master's degree in a subject area is preferred. 2. The librarian is expected to be involved in professional organizations and maintain and increase professional knowledge through the reading of professional literature and attendance at conferences and professional seminars.

http://www.gordon.edu/hr/staffpositions

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Internship, Smithsonian Gardens, Washington DC

Smithsonian Gardens provides an exceptionally well-rounded array of experiences in its intern program thanks to the wide diversity of services it offers to the Smithsonian, the world's largest museum complex.  We accept current and recently graduated undergraduate and graduate students studying horticulture, landscape architecture, museum studies, or other related fields.  Selection is based on both an evaluation of the applicant's application and available positions. 

 

Opportunities include:

§  Orchid Collection Internship

§  Horticulturist Internship (available in summer and fall)

§  Greenhouse Internship

§  Tree Collection/ Arborist Internship (available in summer and fall)

§  Landscape Architecture Internship

§  Education and Outreach Internship

§  Archives of American Gardens Internship


Deadlines:

Applications for internships should be received no later than the dates listed below.

Fall Internships: July 1 
Winter/Spring Internships: November 1 
Summer Internships: February 1

 

Requirements for applying to the Smithsonian Garden intern program:

Submit an on-line application 
Two letters of recommendation
College transcript(s)
Essay describing background, interest in field, career goals and chosen project.

Further details about the internship and how to apply can be found on our website at http://www.gardens.si.edu/get-involved/internships.html . 

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Librarian, Westford Academy, Westford MA

Westford Academy, a public high school in Westford, Massachusetts is seeking a full-time librarian starting in the fall of 2014.

Qualified applicants must have:
  • Master's Degree in Library Science
  • State certification as a school librarian
Applications will only be accepted through SchoolSpring.

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Library Director, Osterville Village Library, Osterville MA

Osterville Village Library, Osterville, MA Board of Trustees seeks a dynamic, innovative and experienced library leader with a strong commitment to engaging the community and developing library services. The ideal candidate will be a unique blend of administrator, civic engager, strong staff supporter, and fundraiser. The candidate will demonstrate ability to create community partnerships and articulate the library's strategic vision, mission and values to the community through public presentations and marketing.


The position requires a working knowledge of 21st century public library trends and their supporting technologies; the ability to anticipate and manage change; exceptional interpersonal and team building skills; facility maintenance experience; the ability to hire, manage and develop professional staff and administer fiscal policies and the budget process; and raise funds to support library operations.


The Osterville Village Library is a newly constructed facility in the center of the seaside village of Osterville, MA. The OVL is one of seven village libraries in the town of Barnstable, MA, each serving a unique demographic. Osterville has 3,500 year round residents expanding to 10,000 from June through August. OVL is a private non-profit library (501.c.3) that depends on 60% private donations to support the annual budget. With a circulation of nearly 100,000 and 400+
programs, the OVL is a very active and valued part of the community.

For the full job description, click here

Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA approved institution, two years of progressively responsible professional experience in a public library including two years of administrative experience. Salaried position at $50,000 - $55,000 for 30 hours per week with benefit package.


Position has an anticipated start date of September 1, 2014. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a resume via email attachment to ostervillevillagelibrary@gmail.com. Review of resumes will commence on receipt.


Closing Date: June 16, 2014

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Children's Librarian II, Georgetown Branch, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne IN

RESPONSIBILITIES: Work in a beautiful and extremely busy branch to provide reference, & reader's advisory assistance to children and other patrons. Develop, plan, and actively carry out a creative and comprehensive program of activities for children and their care-givers, including storytelling, puppetry, craft sessions, and other events, to support the library's mission. Assist in collection development. Lead other staff in providing a warm and energetic program of services for children and adults. Perform outreach to schools, daycares and community groups to talk about programs and services available at the library. Encourage participation in the summer reading program and provide library tours and special programs or classes tailored to visiting groups of children. Serve on system-wide committees.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited master of library science degree. Strong interest in and knowledge of children's literature. Comprehensive understanding of current trends & best practices in early literacy education, new media, social networking, computer hardware & software. Demonstrated
STEM related programing experience. Commitment to maintaining the branch's children's department as a commercial free space. Strong interpersonal communication skills for working with both children and adults. Keen ability to listen actively to patrons and interpret their questions in such a way that they receive what they need. Genuine liking and understanding of children and the general public served. Cooperative spirit, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Schedule will include day, evening and weekend hours.

If job is accepted, must apply for and maintain Indiana Librarian Certification, earning 50 LEU (Library Education Units) within five years.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION: Salary range minimum is $37,710.40. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability plans. Cumulative sick leave. Library-paid retirement fund. Personal business leave. Four weeks vacation. Deferred compensation plan (457). Federal credit union. Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Variety of voluntary
insurance plans. Flexible spending account. Free parking. Relocation allowance.

APPLICATION: To complete an application for this position, please click on this link: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9442631 Applications for this position will be accepted for consideration through Sunday, June 1, 2014.

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Youth Services Manager, Worcester Public Library, Worcester MA

SALARY: $48,567.81 - $70,816.76 annually; $23.27 - $33.93 hourly

A beginning professional position under the general direction of the Associate Head Librarian with supervision as assigned.

 

A professional position with supervisory and planning responsibilities under the direction of the Youth Services Coordinator.  This position will primarily be responsible for the overall management and leadership of the Youth Services Department at the Main Library, but will be expected to perform some management functions with the One City, One Library (OCOL) branches as necessary.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Manager

  • Assists Youth Services Division Head with developing goals, objectives and services for the department.
  • Participates in the selection, training, supervision, scheduling and goal-setting for all departmental staff.
  • Monitors and analyzes data obtained from various automated reports and recommends course of action.
  • Partners with One City, One Library counterpart (Graduate Librarian 4) to develop programs, services, and customer service offerings that can easily be replicated across all library locations.
  • Monitors expenditures; compares to budget; takes necessary corrective action.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, professional affiliations, journals and other means to keep abreast of current and emerging trends.
  • Researches trends in employee performance management and ensures such variables are present in the work of departmental staff.
  • Keeps informed of professional and community developments affecting library resources and services.   

 

Collection and resources

  • Selects materials in assigned subject areas for acquisition and withdrawal.
  • Develops a comprehensive weeding plan for all staff to ensure the youth and teen collections remain dynamic and robust.
  • Promotes collections of the department to the schools and community effectively.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, develops and maintains a collection of materials relevant to the needs of youth and outreach customers.

 

Working with the public

  • Staffs service desks and oversees provision of information and readers' advisory services to users of varied ages, cultures and skill levels at the Main Library and OCOL locations.
  • Proactively provides customer service and assists customers through various aspects of utilizing the Library.
  • Serves as a role model to staff by providing exemplary customer service.
  • Conducts bibliographic searches/inquiries using a wide range of paper and electronic resources.
  • Instructs customers in the use of reference resources and library services.

 

Programming

  • Plans, schedules, promotes and conducts programs in collaboration with Youth Services division.
  • Oversees the execution of the Summer Reading Club including promotions to schools, recruiting volunteers, preparing book displays, and program planning in partnership with other departments.

 

Other

  • Cooperates with appropriate agencies and individuals in the community on joint projects.
  • Adept at process management; knows how to organize people and activities. Simplifies complex processes; sees opportunities for synergy and integration.
  • Acts as Librarian-in-Charge as assigned.
  • Conducts regularly recurring staff meetings, acts on issues discussed, and reports concerns to the Youth Services Coordinator.
  • Interprets library rules and regulations to public and staff.
  • Performs other tasks, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of responsibility.

 

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS FOR PERFOMING ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to work well with staff, customers of all ages, government agencies, library Board of Directors.
  • Plans and coordinate the work of others.
  • Understands the art of delegation.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry a project to completion.
  • Exercises initiative and independent judgment in applying standards to a variety of work situations.
  • Ability to organize and self-direct work responsibility.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of computer operations.
  • Puts energies behind the creative ideas of others.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including computers, printers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, etc.
  • Ability to exert up to 40 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently to move book trucks, etc.

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:       A master's degree in Library Science from a Graduate School of Library Science accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  |

Experience:    Two years of professional public library work after receipt of MLS, with broad working knowledge of reference practices in public libraries. Personnel management and/or supervision experience in a library setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Schedule:         Includes evening and weekend assignments.

 

 

To apply, please visit:  www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, May 30, 2014, to:  City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA  01608.  EOE/AA employer.  Preference given to Worcester residents.

 

 

The information in this summary indicates the general nature and level of work performed within this role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

 

 

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA's "Core Competences of Librarianship" http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/careers/corecomp/corecompetences/index.cfm  as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009 and, as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. 

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Collections Manager, Worcester Public Library, Worcester MA

SALARY:

$48,567.81 - $70,816.76 annually; $23.27 - $33.93 hourly

A high level professional supervisory position under the general direction of the Associate Head Librarian with overall responsibility for collection analysis, maintenance, and selection criteria.  Other subject matter areas may be assigned to include, but not limited to, e-resources, outreach, and programming.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Acts as a supervisor on major initiatives within the areas of adult programming, collections, outreach, electronic resources and training and business.
  • Establishes targets, assigning and monitoring staff work, collecting and reporting metrics to ensure efforts are aligned with system strategic goals. 
  • Trains, schedules, supervises, evaluates, and inspires reference librarians
  • Provides exemplary reference and reader's advisory service for customers; looks for opportunities to help customers feel welcome
  • Teaches customers and staff use of basic and specialized reference tools, computer, equipment, etc.
  • Builds, manages, maintains and promotes extraordinary collections in all formats
  • Represents the library to the community
  • Performs a variety of direct public service work such and assists with circulation duties as needed
  • Utilizes the best technological developments to enhance user's experience
  • Collaborates with fellow staff members, city agencies and organizations
  • Takes pride in our library, creating and maintaining beautiful displays and spaces
  • Maintains professional growth, stays informed about professional and community developments affecting the library and librarianship, engages in professional activities
  • Serves as Librarian-in-Charge as scheduled
  • Performs other tasks, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of responsibility

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION STANDARDS FOR PERFORMING ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in and experience with managing complex, challenging projects
  • Proven managerial, organizational and project management skills in a library organization
  • Evidence of leadership in the provision of knowledge access to library resources
    • Ability to form and nurture a productive team environment and work effectively with others
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines
    • Proven written and oral communication skills
  • Keep current with knowledge of trends, issues and methods of information access to library resources as well as emerging technology
  • Ability to plan short-term and long-term work objectives with staff
  • Ability to assign tasks and to follow-up to ensure quality of work and completeness of tasks
  • Ability to resolve conflict with staff/customers

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:      Master's degree in Library Science from a Graduate School of Library Science accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

Experience:    Two years of professional library work with broad working knowledge of general reference practices in public libraries.  Personnel management and/or supervision experience in a library setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Schedule:   Includes evening and weekend assignments and working at other locations.

 

Travel:      Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner.

 

Other:     While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently walk, stand, bend, stoop and reach above the head.  Strength is needed to push loaded book trucks.  The ability to work with the public for periods of a minimum of two hours at a time while maintaining good communication.

 

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume, cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/AA employer.  Application deadline is Friday, May 30, 2014.

 

The information in this summary indicates the general nature and level of work performed within this role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

 

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA's "Core Competences of Librarianship" http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/careers/corecomp/corecompetences/index.cfm  as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009 and, as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. 

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Part Time Reference Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester MA

Part Time Reference Librarian

REFERENCE AND READERS SERVICES

 

SALARY: $21,132.32 - $30,754.05 annually; $20.25 - $29.47 hourly

A 20 hour/week beginning professional position under the general direction of the reference supervisory team.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides excellent professional reference and readers' advisory services to the public in person and online
    • Builds, manages and promotes quality collections in all formats in assigned subject areas
    • Makes connections, reaches out and represents the library to the community
    • Collaborates with a team of professional and paralibrarian staff and with other city agencies
  • Maintains a working knowledge of library resources and an awareness of new resources and technologies and effectively uses and teaches the library's resources.
  • Interprets library services and policies to customers in a clear and courteous manner
  • Develops, publicizes, implements and evaluates adult programming, classes and outreach services, including reading discussion group, library and technology literacy
  • Actively participates in staff development and training opportunities
  • Participates in community outreach project and keeps informed of community needs
  • Works at various locations, including mobile library services
  • May schedule, supervise and evaluate pages, interns and volunteers
  • Performs other tasks, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of responsibility.

 

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS FOR PERFORMING ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in current and emerging technologies and their applications
  • Commitment to excellent customer service to a diverse community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of search skills using paper and electronic resources
  • Show enthusiasm and flexibility
  • Embrace opportunities to learn in a changing environment
  • Demonstrate proficiency in current and emerging technologies and their applications
  • Ability to create positive working relationships in a team environment
  • Ability to initiate, organize, and self-direct work responsibility under moderate supervision
  • Ability to collaborate and create positive working relationships with all staff 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Physical ability to push carts and bins loaded with library materials
  • Ability to reach and retrieve library materials at high and low shelf heights

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:              MLS from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

Experience:    Relevant experience will be considered.

 

Schedule:      Evening, weekend assignments; may include day shift; working at other locations.

 

Other:   While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently  walk, stand, bend, stoop and reach above the head.  Strength is needed to push loaded book trucks.  The ability to work with the public for periods of a minimum of two hours at a time while maintaining good communication.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Language:   Second language         

 

Other:   Knowledge in any of the following subject areas: marketing, business, health, journalism, social service, and web technology

 

 

All inquiries should be forwarded to the City of Worcester's Human Resources office at hr@worcesterma.gov.  Application deadline is Friday, May 30, 2014.        

 

 

The information in this summary indicates the general nature and level of work performed within this role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

 

 

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA's "Core Competences of Librarianship" http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/careers/corecomp/corecompetences/index.cfm  as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009 and, as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community.

 

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Lower School Librarian, Saint David's School, New York NY

Reporting to the Library Curriculum Chair, the Lower School Librarian will 1) manage all aspects of the Lower School library including the acquisition and development of its collection, circulation, and related library/research skills curriculum integration and development; 2) work collaboratively with faculty,
students, and administrators in Pre-K through Grade III to serve their library and educational needs; 3) play a contributing role in the school-wide library/research program; 4) teach library classes; and 5) help cultivate a love and appreciation for books and literature.

The successful candidate would preferably hold a Master's degree in Library and Information Sciences; have 3 years of library experience in the elementary grades; possess excellent interpersonal communications skills; demonstrate knowledge of and fluency with emerging information and instructional technologies; and be a flexible, innovative thinker. The library welcomes applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds and beliefs who demonstrate an appreciation for the mission and philosophy of Saint David's School.


Cover letter, resume, and letters of reference should be sent to: positions@saintdavids.org. Attention: Ms. Gwen Kaplan

Saint David's School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The school will make all employment decisions for employees and applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, creed, genetic predisposition, victim of domestic violence or any other basis protected by law.

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Knowledge Management Assistant - Latin America, Boston Biomedical Consultants, Boston MA

Boston Biomedical Consultants, Inc. (BBC) actively analyzes the In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) industry, providing consulting services and market research capabilities to clients. IVD products are medical tests that examine samples to detect, diagnose, and manage medical conditions. This niche market is in constant flux with new technologies, mergers and acquisitions, and new companies. BBC seeks a full time professional to assist in building knowledge of the IVD industry specifically in the Latin America country markets.

The entry level Latin America KMA is a professional staff member of BBC who will perform a variety of clerical and knowledge management duties to support the needs of the BBC staff, including internet research, materials maintenance, and routine tracking to support market initiatives. The KMA must be a high energy, dynamic individual with the ability to multitask and work independently. Spanish language skills are required (fluency preferred). Portuguese language skills in addition to Spanish are a bonus.

General Responsibilities:

- Gathering news articles pertaining to the Latin America IVD industry for daily staff news update 
- Perform basic Internet research for industry-related information and "macro environmental conditions" that will impact the demand for healthcare (under the guidance document from the IVD market manager)
- Routine surveillance of Latin America information sources and organization, documentation, and dissemination of information
- Downloading and distributing industry-related articles and periodicals
- Translating materials from Spanish to English and vice versa; any additional language skills will also be utilized for translations
- Coordinating and assisting with industry contact management as required
- Assist with market assumptions and quantification
- Support of many "ad hoc" project requests which may be conducted in parallel with normal routine duties, in order to add variety to the job function and build knowledge base overall 
- Perform other administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications: 

- B.S. or B.A.; research background preferred
- Native Spanish oral and written language skills (fluency required)
- Knowledge of/interest in healthcare structure in one or more Latin American/South American countries
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong research skills/familiarity with online information searching and evaluating online information sources
- Ability to learn new information and quickly build a knowledge base
- Capacity to handle a high degree of multitasking on a daily basis
- Ability to carry out assigned duties independently and in an organized manner.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Alicia Verno, Knowledge Management Architect, at averno@bostonbiomed.com.

 

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Records Management Assistant & Archivist, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston MA

Job Description:


This Records Management Assistant and Archivist (4 positions available) will provide technical support for the development and implementation of a comprehensive records management program at UMass Boston. Incumbents will be responsible for assisting the Office of Contracts and Compliance, and campus departments, as assigned, with the following: determination of records vs. non-records; database logging; destruction of non-records (shredding or recycling); creating box and folder level inventories of records; scanning records, as needed; performing quality assurance audits on all records and boxes, and; other functions associated with managing records at UMass Boston.


Example of Duties:

Assist departments, as assigned, in the operations of records management and the preparation and implementation of a centralized records management/document control plan for the campus, with the current priority being departments, faculty and staff, who are moving to the Integrated Science Complex (ISC).

Assist departments, as assigned, in determining records vs. non-records, destroying non-records (either by shredding or recycling), obtaining certificates of destruction from commercial destruction firms or maintaining a destruction log, and box for storage records in accordance with the records management policy.

Enter pertinent information into the records management database, recording all official UMass Boston records including, correspondence, grades, reports, fiscal records, committee minutes, dissertations, etc.

Scan documents and electronically file records utilizing Xythos.

Work with the Information Technology department, as needed.

Update file codes, retention schedules, and other relevant indexes and logs that are used in the records management function.

Other related tasks and duties as assigned.

Requirements:


Bachelor's degree is required. Graduate student in records management, library science or archives administration is preferred. Previous office/administrative experience required. Must be sensitive to time deadlines and ensure that work is accomplished in the time frames required. Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with others. Must be highly organized and detail oriented.

Ability to provide careful attention to detail and accuracy.

Professional records management experience preferred.

Ability to readily adapt to changing priorities and take direction from multiple staff.

Strong computer skills with experience and proficiency using Xythos, Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, Access and also Internet Explorer or similar search engine.

Additional Information:


UMass Boston provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Among the procedures which may be used to select personnel to fill vacant positions are review of work experience, reference checks, and interviews. All appointments and promotions will be effective on a Sunday.

Application Instructions:


Please apply online with your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional work references.

Non-Benefited.

Full-Time. 40 hours.

Hourly Rate $20

Unrestricted funding.


Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date.


Closing date for applications: May 27, 2014

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Rice University, Houston MA

Rice University is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian.  The successful candidate will work in a team environment as the primary resource person for all aspects of electronic  resources maintenance.  The position reports to the Head of Acquisitions in the Technical Services Department.

Specific areas of responsibility include acquisitions, license review, access management, receipt, records maintenance, product trials, management of EZProxy and the OpenURL link resolver (currently SFX) and working with the discovery layer (currently EDS).  The Electronic Resources Librarian supervises one FTE and works closely with vendors, IT staff, collection development librarians, cataloging staff, faculty and students.

Required Qualifications include:   ALA-accredited  master's degree in library or information science (may substitute an advanced degree (Master's or PhD) and an additional year of library experience above and beyond the requirement for the MLS degree); two years of library experience; excellent communication skills; an understanding of technical standards; strong analytical and problem-solving skills;strong commitment to customer service and thorough understanding of electronic product licensing terms.

Salary & benefits:  $52,000 minimum, with hiring salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; no state or local income tax; 21 benefit days; 8 study days; a range of retirement options including TIAA/CREF; health and life insurance and tuition waiver.

Environment:  Rice University provides a stimulating work environment, with opportunities to participate in the delivery of innovative library services supported by leading edge technologies. Fondren Library (http://www.rice.edu/fondren) is a research library with more than 2.8 million volumes and more than 141,000 subscriptions, including titles available through aggregators.  The Library has a state-of-the-art off-site shelving facility.  An active program of digital resource delivery and development is grounded in successful collaboration among library and University staff from Digital Scholarship Services, other library departments and University information technology staff. The Technical Services Department is
committed to using both established and emerging methods to provide access to library materials.

Houston is a vibrant, multicultural city, with world-class visual and performing arts ranging from the traditional to the avant-garde.  The fourth largest city in the country, Houston enjoys a moderate cost of living and easy proximity to the Gulf Coast.  For more information, see:  http://www.explore.rice.edu/explore/General_Information.asp.

Applications received by June 18, 2014 will receive first consideration.  Please apply with cover letter, resumé, and the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references at: http://jobs.rice.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54226.


Inquiries:  Melinda Reagor Flannery at (713) 348-3773 or reagor@rice.edu.  Rice University is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.

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Technical Assistant, Lynnwood Library, Lynnwood WA

The Technical Assistant position will perform technical customer service and library support. The positions will include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays.  

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide training and assistance to customers in basic library skills including use of public computers, catalog and reference computers, Internet, electronic resources, and devices.
  2. Create and present programming targeted toward technology training or utilization for customer groups.
  3. Configure and install new or replacement hardware and/or software as instructed by IT staff. Ensure that routine/preventive maintenance on assigned equipment is completed, and provide troubleshooting, diagnosis, and minor repair of hardware and software. Work with IT to solve common hardware, software, and network problems on the phone or in-person.
  4. Provide support to community library staff on the use of computer hardware and software.
  5. 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.
  6. Perform other library support services including opening and closing buildings and assisting in maintaining the library in neat, clean, and orderly condition.
  7. May be designated in charge of the community library in the absence of other supervisory staff or the building manager.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepares correspondences and reports.
  2. Participate on committees or teams as assigned.
  3. Trains new staff as needed.
  4. May serve as the volunteer coordinator of a community library.
  5. Attends meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
  6. Assists with special projects as required.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requried Knowledge, Skills, and Abilties:  

  1. Thorough knowledge of computer hardware, software, and peripheral equipment; Internet tools, such as online resources and search techniques.
  2. Thorough knowledge of library procedures for determining needs and interests of customers.
  3. Knowledge of library resources, programs and services in a public library.
  4. Strong customer service and communication skills.
  5. Strong organization and attention to detail.
  6. Ability to develop computer training materials and perform computer training effectively is required.
  7. Ability to use, diagnose, and troubleshoot computer hardware, software, peripheral devices, and Internet.
  8. Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, electronic databases, e-mail, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.
  9. Ability to work independently and to set priorities.
  10. Ability to handle and resolve disruptive behavior effectively.
  11. Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal skills with the public and co-workers.

Education and Experience

  1. These skills and abilities typically are acquired through a combination of training and experience including a college-level education in computer or related field.
  2. Two years of experience providing customer service in a library or related setting.
  3. Two years of college level education or technical training preferred.

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Educational Technician, National Archives and Records Administration, Boston MA

SALARY RANGE: $20.52 to $26.68 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 to Monday, May 26, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1702-07
POSITION INFORMATION: Intermittent - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:07
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location: Boston, MA 
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

This position is permanent with an intermittent work schedule. On an intermittent work schedule, you will be called in on an "as needed" basis; there is no pre-arranged schedule.

You will serve as an Educational Technician at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, located at Columbia Point, Boston, Massachusetts, assisting in the accomplishment of various education and public programs for elementary school audiences.

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government - more than 10 billion of them.

DUTIES:

- Assisting the Education Director and staff in the implementation and operation of educational program initiatives at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.


- Communicating with area schools and teachers to facilitate school attendance at programs.

- Developing the special programs as assigned each year and assisting in coordination of these programs.

- Researching educational information and coordinating use of books and materials as handouts.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS-07 - Candidates must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position as described above, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. 

 

Required specialized experience for this grade level: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level that has included teaching, developing of educational programs and materials, and utilizing information technology applications for elementary school audiences in grades 1 - 6.

 

Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual:  Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/369809700

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Director Social Media, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston MA

Job Description

The Director Social Media will be responsible for leading our organization's approach to online engagement and social media strategy, channels and content, and for partnering with brands and markets on the effective planning and implementation of programs that create strong connections with customers and achieve business objectives. The ideal candidate is a passionate digital change agent and social media expert who seeks to join a team that will transform teaching and learning.

Strategy Creation & Alignment: 
• Work cross organizationally on the development of programs and strategies and the integration of social into existing programs
• Lead the creation of online engagement and social media strategies built on research and, more importantly, an understanding of business goals 
• Act as the advocate of social media integration within the company, influencing overall social, digital, and business strategies
• Coordinate HMH's social media center of excellence

Execution, Measurement & Analysis:
• Coordinating the planning and execution of online engagement and social media campaigns
• Employ a variety of research techniques to understand and analyze data and provide insight
• Develop measurement and KPIs while overseeing the preparation of reports summarizing results from online engagement and social media campaigns & ongoing programs

Communication & Supervision:
• Contribute to blog(s) and other thought leadership efforts in the social media space

Job Requirements

Educational Qualification/Certifications:
• Bachelor's Degree - preferably in the content area of marketing, computer science or a related field (Master's Degree a plus)

Relevant Experiences:
• At least 8 years of work experience in social media strategy and execution preferred. 
• Applicants with at least 5 years of social media experience, but at least 8 year of work experience in total will be considered if they have also worked in related areas such as digital marketing, multi-channel content creation, content marketing, search marketing or other relevant fields.
• Demonstrated and measurable experience planning, developing and implementing social strategies.

Other Requirements:
• Profound knowledge of mainstream and emerging social platforms, social media management tools, digital trends, best practices, and social marketing. Specifically, successful candidates will have strong working knowledge of mainstream platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+ and a keen sense for possible business applications of emergent platforms like WhatsApp, Vine and Snapchat. 
• Up to date knowledge of social network APIs and terms of service, social media management systems, and social intelligence tools.
• Superior communication, organizational, and project management skills
• Creative, diplomatic, cool under pressure and fantastic interpersonal and presenting skills

ABOUT US:
Changing People's Lives by Fostering Passionate, Curious Learners

It's not just our mission; it's our passion. As one of the world's longest-established publishing houses and largest providers of pre-K-12 education solutions, we specialize in dynamic learning content for students, teachers, kids and parents.

Available through multiple channels and platforms, our content meets the needs of lifelong learners, no matter where and how they learn. As a global leader in lifelong learning, we're delivering interactive, results-driven education solutions to 60 million students in 120 countries. We combine cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to make learning more dynamic, engaging and effective - for life.

We also publish renowned and awarded novels, nonfiction, children's books and reference works for readers throughout the world. Our distinguished author list, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Jonathan Safran Foer, and brands from Curious George to The Lord of the Rings, includes eight Nobel Prize winners, 47 Pulitzer Prize winners, 13 National Book Award winners, and more than 100 Caldecott, Newbery, Printz and Sibert Medal and Honor recipients.

For more information, visit careers.hmhco.com.

PLEASE NOTE:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. 

http://careers.hmhco.com/jobsearch/job-details/director-social-media/7010/

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Taxonomy Data Specialist, e-Commerce, Hoffman Estates IL

The Taxonomist partners with Research, Product Management, Engineering and Visual Designer, to combine art and science to create information architecture, navigation and taxonomy of the site that support effective product and information findability.

  • Develops taxonomies and attribute sets to improve product findability and shopping experience for Sears eCommerce sites 
  • Creates functional design and maintenance work for low to medium complexity projects using competitive research and input from cross-functional teams to ensure the taxonomy is development allowing our members to find products more efficiently. 
  • Provides/confirms work effort estimates for taxonomy projects to ensure deadlines are met. 
  • Conducts iterative evaluations of taxonomy design based on customer feedback (usability testing, interviews, cognitive walk-through, heuristic reviews). 
  • Develops proficiency in SHC  product data/content management system 
  • Completes ongoing maintenance JIRA requests related to taxonomy 
  • Identifies opportunities to improve taxonomy change management processes and communications

Responsibilities/Skills/Experience Requirements

BS/BA degree in related field required or equivalent professional work related experience.

Link to apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=1154791&PartnerId=455&SiteId=185&codes=IND

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Metadata Volunteer/Intern, Congregational Library and Archives, Boston MA

The Congregational Library and Archives has a project, New England Hidden Histories (http://www.congregationallibrary.org/nehh/main) requiring the creation of metadata for digitized Colonial era church records, manuscripts, and papers.  We are interested in students who desire experience with a metadata project. The volunteer will apply appropriate metadata to provide description and access to the digital records. Each scanned page must be viewed for content and the data points listed in an Excel spreadsheet.


An interest in history is essential. Course work or interest in religion/theology/history is desirable. Ability to work independently and excellent attention to detail are required. Volunteers will be reading hand-written documents and acquiring skills for historical research, digital projects, and indexing/cataloging.  A commitment of 2-3 hours weekly for the one semester is required.   

Email Resume to Robin Duckworth, Digital Projects Specialist (rduckworth@14beacon.org)

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Processing Archivist, Tufts University, Medford MA

Processing Archivist-14000326

This is a 6-month limited term appointment.

Digital collections and archives (DCA) is the steward of the university's permanently valuable records and collections created in any format, ensuring their permanent preservation and accessibility. The DCA supports the tufts digital repository and tufts digital library, the university-wide records management program, and the university archives and manuscript collections. As a central library, the DCA serves all schools and divisions of the university. Working with the school libraries and other stakeholders, the office sets the standards and creates the procedures necessary to acquire, manage, and provide access to digital material it collects.

The Processing Archivist performs arrangement, description, and basic preservation activities on unprocessed physical and digital collections with a focus on maximizing productivity and minimizing the collections backlog. The PA supervises student workers on cataloging, data entry, and stabilization activities, including training, QA, and providing feedback on work. Provides support for other collections management activities as needed. Emphasis is on efficient and effective processing work with a commitment to developing new solutions and workflows based on evolving best practices.  The successful candidates must model effective team interactions; articulate appropriate information management techniques to colleagues and staff.

Basic Requirements:

 

  • ALA- accredited MLS with concentration in archives management, or equivalent combination of advanced degree and related experience
  • 1+ Years of related experience
  • Familiarity with archival management systems, databases, and office productivity software
  • Strong knowledge and experience in arrangement and description of archival collections in a variety of formats. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to work as part of a highly-integrated team environment Ability to efficiently and effectively communicate with offices and provide accurate information about DCA holdings and policies. Ability to balance multiple concurrent tasks and deadlines; ability to follow through on multiple concurrent tasks and balance multiple competing deadlines.


Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Experience with archives management databases preferred ; knowledge of EAD and EAC data standards preferred.

 

 

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/hfbw5n8

 

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Office of Science and Technology Policy Internship Program, The White House, Washington DC

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is looking for qualified candidates to serve as interns during the Summer, Fall, and Spring terms.


Eligibility

  •  Must be a U.S. citizen
  •  Enrolled in an accredited college or university during the internship period



Application Requirements

  •  Cover letter
  •  Resume
  •  Writing sample
  •  Unofficial transcript
  •  2 Letters of recommendation

Deadline for Fall 2014:  June 20, 2014



For more information, or to apply, visit: www.wh.gov/ostp/about/student

or email: internships@ostp.gov

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Instructional Services Position, Marx Library, University of South Alabama, Mobile AL

Instructional Services Position, Marx Library, University of South Alabama

The Instructional Services Librarian designs, coordinates and works with other Reference librarians to implement effective library instruction for the Freshman Year Experience course and is also responsible for the assessment of all library instruction. The Instructional Services Librarian has liaison duties with at least one academic department and provides reference desk services as assigned, including evening and weekend rotations. This librarian will also perform other duties as assigned.

This is a twelve month tenure track, library faculty appointment, with a start date of August 15 2014 at the Assistant Librarian rank.

Qualifications: Earned master's degree from an ALA- accredited program. Experience with teaching and instruction. Knowledge of  technologies and systems in academic libraries and of information services. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal oral and written English language skills.

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, CV or resume, official transcripts and three signed professional letters of reference to:


Kathy Wheeler, Chair Instructional Services Librarian Search Committee

Marx Library, University of South Alabama

5901 USA Drive North

Mobile, AL 36688

 or kwheeler@southalabama.edu

Candidates can view http://libguides.southalabama.edu/libraryjobs for more information about the position or http://www.cityofmobile.org for information about the Mobile area.

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Research Analyst, Visible Technologies, Boston MA or Seattle WA

Visible Technologies is seeking full and part-time Research Analysts to join our growing Insight Services team. The primary responsibility of this position is to help clients tie social intelligence to business objectives, leveraging the Visible Intelligence listening/analytics platform and Visible's proven research methodologies to answer client's business questions.

Research Analysts are energetic, intellectually curious and creative, possess a strong work ethic and a sense of humor. They feel comfortable multi-tasking and work well both independently and collaboratively. We're looking for a solid understanding of marketing/market research, demonstrable analytical experience and success -- both qualitative and quantitative -- with the ability to apply this experience to the emerging nature of social intelligence.

Visible's Insight Services team is a mix of full and part-time folks who work in Seattle, Boston or remotely, leveraging state-of-the-art collaboration tools to work closely with colleagues.   

Because of our ever-expanding list of multinational clients, we are seeking analysts who are fluent in the following languages:

 

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • French
  • Italian
  • German
  • Russian
  • Hindi
  • Arabic
  • Polish
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Indonesian/Malay
  • Vietnamese
  • Thai
  • Greek
  • Dutch

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct and interpret quantitative and qualitative analysis of traditional and social media
  • Write reports and prepare client deliverables, weaving a coherent narrative relevant to key client business issues, goals, and objectives.
  • Work closely with Client and the Account Management team to define the research methodology
  • Work with Sales and in a business development capacity
  • Work with the Product Management team to assist in the definition of product features and functionality
  • Consult/present findings and research opportunities to clients

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Solid time management skills, with a strong ability to multi-task
  • Laser focus on detail
  • A resounding sense of urgency
  • Expert skills with manipulating numbers and charts in Excel, PowerPoint and MsWord
  • Five to 10 years working experience in research related field
  • PC experience with expert knowledge of the Microsoft suite of applications as well as solid Internet research skills.
  • Experience with data analysis, marketing research and online research is necessary; exposure to PR/Journalism/Marketing is helpful

 

Send your resume to: jobs@visibletechnologies.com

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Digital Research Services Librarian for the Sciences, Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western University, Cleveland OH

Job Title: Digital Research Services Librarian for the Sciences

Job Description:

Title: Digital Research Services Librarian for the Sciences

Departments: Research Services; Digital Learning and Scholarship

Management Center: University General

Location: Kelvin Smith Library

Supervisor Name and Title: Brian Gray, Team Leader Research Services & Roger Zender, Team Leader, Digital Learning and Scholarship

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Digital Research Services Librarian (DRSL) is responsible for managing a balanced portfolio of four key activities in support of the programs in the sciences: (1) digital services; (2) client engagement; (3) collection management; and, (4) research support.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Digital services. Consult and partner with faculty and student researchers to support their research data life cycles by providing expertise in the digital project development and management (including tools, software, and repository).
  2. Client Engagement. Market to, educate and engage faculty and students about e-scholarship and forge new collaborations and relationships that extend the Libraries' capacity to support the University's interdisciplinary initiatives in the sciences. Meet regularly with faculty to learn about their research needs and delivering support in buildings across campus. Manage relationships including regularly promoting library resources and services, developing strategies and materials to promote curricular and academic goals, and conducting and analyzing user research through surveys, focus groups, etc. to ascertain the level of community satisfaction with library services.
  3. Collection Management. Participate in collection management, including the coordination, evaluation, and selection of print and electronic resources. Develop and implement collection policies and resource selection, qualitative and quantitative evaluation consistent with university programs and the library's strategic goals, and oversight and management of annual budget allocations.
  4. Research Support. Provide consultation and guidance for faculty and student to discover and manage print and electronic information resources effectively. Keep abreast of new models of research within the sciences, and develop formal and informal methods of engagement that highlight the Library's role in promoting and furthering this research.
  5. General Duties. Work closely with other team members to foster collaborative initiatives. Regularly engage in providing demonstrations to faculty and students of emerging scholarly resources and technologies.

 

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

CONTACTS

Department: The DRSL has regular contact with the Team Leaders to whom the position reports to ensure excellent service. The DRSL has moderate contact with staff on all levels of the organization to support the provision of library services. Occasional contact with managers and staff of other units in the library as required by projects.

University: The DRSL consults frequently with faculty, including assigned liaison faculty, faculty committees and other department administrators to determine teaching and research informational requirements to make appropriate information management decisions. Work regularly with faculty to develop, review, and improve information management policies and procedures. Consult occasionally with other campus librarians to coordinate information management decisions for the provision of library services. Consult with staff throughout the university to develop and implement programs for the delivery of services to students and faculty.

External: Participate in local, regional and national organizations to maintain a network of informational professionals. Infrequent to occasional collaboration with colleagues in OhioLINK and other academic libraries. Infrequent to occasional contact with vendors to support print and electronic resource selections in assigned subject areas.

Students: Frequent daily communication with students to provide assistance and information resources to support their education and research needs.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but may supervise non-exempt staff, student employees, and temporary full or part-time workers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Licensing: An advanced degree in a science discipline (Master's degree required, doctoral degree preferred) An additional ALA-accredited MLS preferred.

Experience: The initial rank of the DRSL will be based upon the qualifications of the individual with regard to that person's professional knowledge, abilities and skills; contributions to the profession through service and scholarly endeavors; and, professional qualities consistent with university and library values. Required qualifications include: professional-level work experience in an academic library or equivalent research setting; demonstrable understanding of the research processes employed in a range of disciplines with particular focus on the research data lifecycle; demonstrated expertise employing digital tools for e-research, including big data management and curation, text mining, research practices relating to data, preservation, and retrieval; demonstrated ability to lead change. Desired qualifications include: demonstrated initiative and productivity working in team based projects and across organizational boundaries; knowledge of national and international best practices in digital scholarship and data curation; familiarity with data management requirements of federal agencies; experience with grant writing or data management plan development.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  1. Job Performance. Must demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills necessary to complete all job responsibilities, and demonstrate the potential for a promising career in the profession.
  2. Professional Knowledge, Abilities and Skills. Must possess an advanced degree in an academic discipline and the foundational knowledge, skills and abilities within one's area of specialization. For professional growth the individual focuses on developing and improving knowledge, skills, and abilities in that domain. Demonstrate a general level of expertise and competency to perform work at a professional level in the position to which the individual is appointed or assigned. Demonstrate knowledge of the mission, vision, goals and services of the library, and understands how to incorporate those within her/his own work. Has a general understanding of general management theories and practices.
  3. Professional Contributions. A record of professional contributions for initial appointment at this level is highly desirable, as well as demonstrated interest and ability to engage effectively in professional activities.
  4. Professional Qualities. Open to new ideas, and willing to share with others. Interested in engaging in continuous professional improvement.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

General office/library environment.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

The application information is available at https://employment.case.edu/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

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Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian (DLSL), Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western University, Cleveland OH

Job Title: Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian (DLSL)

Job Description:

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian (DLSL) position is a non-supervisory position that reports to the Digital Learning & Scholarship Team Leader.  The DLSL will vision and execute the future for the digital initiatives of the Library, including the institutional repository, data management and digitization best practices. The candidate is expected to work at a high level of performance, working independently and with initiative. The Librarian is responsible for managing a balanced portfolio of three key activities in support of the programs of the Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian: (1) digital research and data management support, (2) relationship management, and (3) digital instruction.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provide digital research and data management support for students and faculty, including meeting regularly with faculty and students to learn about their digital research and data management needs.
  2. Manage relationships including regularly promoting library resources and services, developing strategies and materials to promote curricular and academic goals, and conducting and analyzing user research through surveys, focus groups, etc. to ascertain the level of community satisfaction with library services.
  3. Monitor trends in digital library & IR areas within academia, providing the executive leadership team with the necessary information to ensure Case is prepared for potential changes by continually investigating and providing KSL leadership with expertise about emerging new trends, risks, opportunities, and resources and recommending possible courses of action.
  4. Identify and actively recruit content for IR. Manage the digitization workflow for projects destined for the IR, including the coordination of efforts by other teams involved in the process, including the establishing of standards and deadlines for an efficient workflow.
  5. Develop partnerships with faculty to provide high-quality instruction on digital tools that support the teaching, learning, and research processes. Deliver high quality instruction using a variety of techniques and formats. Provide instruction on use of the institutional repository (IR) and data management processes associated with IR use.
  6. Create and develop the necessary partnerships to support KSL IR and digital library services, including partnerships with ITS, colleges and academic departments, management centers, University circle institutions, and other regional and national academic institutions.
  7. Serve as an expert in institutional repositories to campus and the academic community
  8. Work with other team members to find new ways visualize and interact with the contents of the IR
  9. Lead the Digital Case Committee monthly meetings, using these meetings to identify digital case priorities and to discuss policies and procedures.
  10. Supervise and train DLSS students on the digitization standards and workflow processes to contribute to IR projects

 

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

CONTACTS

Department: The DLSL has regular contact with the Digital Learning & Scholarship Services Team Leader to ensure excellent service. The DLSL has moderate contact with staff on all levels of the organization to support the provision of library services. Occasional contact with managers and staff of other units in the library as required by projects.

University: The DLSL consults frequently with faculty, including assigned liaison faculty, faculty committees and other department administrators to determine teaching and research informational requirements to make appropriate information management decisions. Work regularly with faculty to develop, review, and improve information management policies and procedures. Consult occasionally with other campus librarians to coordinate information management decisions for the provision of library services. Consult with staff throughout the university to develop and implement programs for the delivery of services to students and faculty.

External: Participate in local, regional and national organizations to maintain a network of informational professionals. Infrequent to occasional collaboration with colleagues in OhioLINK and other academic libraries. Infrequent to occasional contact with vendors to support print and electronic resource selections in assigned subject areas.

Students: Frequent daily communication with students to provide assistance and information resources to support their education and research needs.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but may supervise non-exempt staff, student employees, and temporary full or part-time workers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: The initial rank of the DLSL will be based upon the qualifications of the individual with regard to that person's professional knowledge, abilities and skills; contributions to the profession through service and scholarly endeavors; and, professional qualities consistent with university and library values.

Education/Licensing: Master's degree in a relevant discipline, with completion of a second advanced degree within the area of specialization preferred; BA/BS in a relevant discipline.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  1. Job Performance.  Must demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills necessary to complete all job responsibilities, and demonstrate the potential for a promising career in the profession.
  2. Professional Knowledge, Abilities and Skills.Must possess a master's degree in a relevant discipline and the foundational knowledge, skills and abilities within one's area of specialization.  For professional growth the individual focuses on developing and improving knowledge, skills, and abilities in that domain.  Demonstrate a general level of expertise and competency to perform work at a professional level in the position to which the individual is appointed or assigned.  Demonstrate knowledge of the mission, vision, goals and services of the library, and understands how to incorporate those within her/his own work.  Has a general understanding of general management theories and practices.
  3. Professional Contributions.   Not expected to have a record of professional contributions for initial appointment at this level, but should show an interest and ability to engage effectively in professional activities.
  4. Professional Qualities.  Open to new ideas, and willing to share with others.  Interested in engaging in continuous professional improvement. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

General office/library environment.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

The application information is available at https://employment.case.edu/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

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Empire State Digital Network Technology Specialist, Metropolitan New York Library, New York NY

Empire State Digital Network Technology Specialist 
Located in New York City, the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) is a nonprofit member services organization serving more than 260 libraries, archives, museums, and cultural heritage nonprofits in New York City and Westchester County. METRO has an almost 50-year tradition of providing a range of programs and services to its members, including grants, consultative and digital services, collaborative initiatives, and professional development and training. We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated individual to manage Empire State Digital Network (ESDN), a statewide initiative to deliver content from New York's cultural heritage institutions to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The ESDN Technology Specialist is a full-time, newly created position for one year with the possibility of extension. This position is open to early-career and experienced information professionals. Candidates should be enthusiastic about supporting expanded access to digital collections from New York libraries, archives and cultural heritage institutions via the DPLA.

In coordination with the ESDN Manager and Metadata Specialist, the Technology Specialist will participate in the implementation of key technologies to meet ESDN program objectives. This person will focus on developing the technical processes necessary to accomplish required data manipulation and transformations. The Technology Specialist will configure open-source tools and will develop custom programming solutions to streamline project workflows as needed. Creativity, flexibility and the ability to experiment and invent will be essential.

IF YOU FILL THIS POSITION, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO:
  • Work as a flexible member of a small, highly-collaborative team.
  • Configure REPOX and other ingest, harvest, and data normalization tools for ESDN project needs. 
  • Work closely with ESDN Manager and Metadata Specialist to write and apply XSLT data transformations according to defined project specifications.
  • Select, configure and manage technology solutions for data normalization tasks as needed.
  • Provide programming and technical support for all components of multiple ESDN workflows.
  • Envision, develop and implement custom programming solutions to streamline data ingest, remediation, and transformation processes as needed.
  • Work closely with METRO Digital Services Manager to provide technical support for METRO administered collections in Fedora/Islandora as needed.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or a related degree.
  • Experience working in a library, archive or cultural heritage organization, or affiliated educational, non-profit, or professional organization.
  • Experience with standard software and web application development tools and programming languages and technologies including JavaScript, Python, JSON, and Ruby.
  • Strong working knowledge of XML, XPath/XQuery, and XSLT required.
  • Knowledge of library practices and data formats including XML, OAI-PMH, MODS, MARC, and Dublin Core.
  • Experience installing and configuring open-source software tools relevant to LAMs digital collections and specifically to databases and repositories.
  • Ability to administer PHP/MySQL applications.
  • Experience working with version control systems.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
POSITION DETAILS:
This position will remain open until filled. The ESDN Technology Specialist works in collaboration with the ESDN Manager and Technology Specialist. The salary range is $60,000-70,000, commensurate with skills and experience. METRO provides excellent benefits, pension, and leave package. Position may entail four-day, 35-hour workweek. METRO's offices are located at 57 E. 11th Street in New York City. Remote employment within the mid-Atlantic region will be considered.

APPLICATION DETAILS:
The application period ends May 30th, 2014. Please send a resume or cv and a cover letter as a PDF attachment to info@metro.org with "ESDN Technology Specialist" in the subject line. No phone calls please.
 
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Annual Competition for the Best Libri Student Paper 2014

Since 1950, through 63 volumes, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services has been a leader among scholarly journals in the international library world. As part of its strategy to remain one of the premier library journals and to encourage new writers, Libri is issuing a call for "Best Student Paper of 2014." This competition supports Libri's goal of publishing the best articles from the next generation of library and information science professionals. We are proud once again to recognize the very best article with this special award.

 

Students at all levels* are invited to submit single authored articles with clarity and authority. There is no stated theme. Research papers should address one of the significant issues facing today's librarians and information professionals. Case studies, best practice, and pure research papers are all welcome.

• Length: approx. 5,000-7,000 words

• Language: English

• Deadline: June 30, 2014

• Papers should have been written not earlier than January 1, 2013.

 

The article will be published in the 2014:4 issue. The author of the winning article will be honoured with an award of 500.00 EUR and with a complimentary subscription to Libri for 2015. If the quality of competition warrants some papers may be designated as honourable mention and the authors will receive complementary subscriptions to Libri for 2015. The normal provision to the author of e-prints and one complete issue applies to all winners. The winning paper is usually made available on open access on the De Gruyter web site.

 

The best paper will be selected by an independent panel consisting of selected members of the Editorial Board, the Advisory Board and other international experts. Submissions will be judged on the basis of • originality of thought and observation • depth of research and scholarship • topicality of problems addressed • the international readership of the journal

 

All submissions should include a cover sheet confirming:

-- the name of the institution where the student is or was enrolled -- the dates when the student is or was enrolled -- the date when the paper was written, and the course for which it was prepared if no longer a student

 

Manuscripts should be submitted to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/libri

 

When submitting a paper for the Best Student Paper Award, please choose "Library Student Award"  at the drop down menu "Manuscript Type".

 

Author instructions and further indications of the scope of papers suitable for publication in Libri are available at the Libri site athttp://www.librijournal.org/authorinst.html.

 

There will be time before publication to format winning entries into Libri format, but entrants are encouraged to review our Guidelines for authors before submission.

 

* Exception: Senior information scholars returning to school for additional degrees outside the field of library and information science are not eligible for this award.

 

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Children's Librarian Assistant, Framingham Public Library, Framingham MA

POSITION: Internship, Title: Children's Librarian Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Library

STIPEND: $500 for summer

HOURS: Part-time; 10-12 hours per week

DURATION: June 2014 -August 2014

Organizational Scope:
Works under the Direction of Supervisor of Children's Services.

Major Responsibilities:
Intern to help with preparing for and assisting with summer reading programs for elementary school-aged children. Responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Gathering( relabeling as necessary) and setting up summer displays of summer reading list books.
  • Brainstorming thematic program ideas for visiting camps.
  • Preparing and collating registration materials for the summer reading program.
  • Preparing programming materials for visiting camps.
  • Assisting with visiting camp programs.
  • Assisting with craft and story-time programs.
  • Monitoring on-line summer reading program (registrations, book reviews and prize eligibility).


Job Qualifications:
The ideal candidate is enrolled in a graduate level library science or education program and can demonstrate a working knowledge of children's literature. Has experience with and enjoys working with preschool and/or elementary age children. Proficiency in Microsoft Word. Must be CORIed before working with children.

Knowledge, Ability & Physical Requirements:
Employee must be capable of operating miscellaneous tools and office equipment relative to this position which shall include, but may not be limited to: computers, copiers, fax machines and calculators. Time spent standing, walking, and sitting. Lifting, pushing/pulling, or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds with occasionally a maximum of 30 pounds. Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, bending, and squatting. Repetitive movements of the hands.
Interested candidates should apply to: Human Resources Department

150 Concord Street, Room B-7

Framingham, MA 01702
via fax: (508) 532-5497
(or) e-mail: human.resources@framinghamma.gov

Accepting applications received on or before June 2, 2014.

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Library Director, Hillsboro Public Library, Portland OR

City of Hillsboro

Library Director

$97,218 - $127,932

 

The Hillsboro Public Library is a department of the City of Hillsboro, as well as one of 12 Washington County Cooperative Services member libraries that share a countywide collection of over 1,600,000 items. The Library provides materials and services to help community residents of all ages and cultural backgrounds meet their informational, educational, professional and recreational needs. Additionally, the Library serves the community by being inclusive, inviting and informative, while always upholding the Library's core values.

 

The Library Director plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities and personnel of the City Library system. In addition, the Director serves as a member of the professional advisory body of the library system consortium, WCCLS. Directing and managing 110 (52 full time) Library employees throughout four divisions, the Director oversees budget preparation and expenditures with divisional recommendation, including managing the $8M annual budget. 

 

The City of Hillsboro seeks a Library Director with a proven track record of success in creating innovative programs that expand beyond traditional library services. The successful candidate maintains awareness of current trends and is proactive in looking for opportunities to innovate, reinvent and evolve. The Director strives to develop and maintain positive long-term relationships with the entire community, focuses efforts on implementing and ensuring progress of the Library's strategic plan and drives creativity and innovation within the Library system. The ideal candidate is an active member of the community and enjoys engaging with the public and effectively communicating the value of the library.

 

Extensive library organization and management experience specifically comprehensive knowledge of public library services, including planning and development principles, practices and methods applicable to a municipal setting is required. Specific knowledge of the operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive city library program, including facilities and information technology management are essential. Experience participating in a multi-library cooperative or federation highly desired. A Master's Degree in Library Science required.

 

View Full Position Profile At: http://www.waldronhr.com/images/stories/Position_Specifications/hillsboro_library_director.pdf

 

The City of Hillsboro complies with the letter and spirit of the Equal Employment Opportunity and American with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAA) laws in its employment process. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter expressing how your interest and accomplishments align with our needs to candidates.waldronhr.com no later than June 22, 2014.

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Onsite Administrative Supervisor, Appen, Boston MA

Job Description

 

PROJECT

~You Must be Located in the Boston, Massachusetts area to be considered for this opportunity.~

 

Appen has current openings for two (2) Onsite Supervisors in Boston, Massachusetts.  These individuals will perform a variety of administrative and logistical duties involving a large-scale data collection project. The position requires skills in planning, organizing and coordinating day to day on site data collection activities.

 

Project Information:

Location: Office environment in Boston, Massachusetts

Hours: 40 hours per week

Length: Immediately start, and could last for 3 months with potential for extension, and support on follow up task.

 

 

TASKS

- Onsite Supervisors will facilitate the check in/check out procedures for this language research study.

- They will be the first point of contact for program participants when they arrive onsite at recording locations. 

 

Duties include the following: (Other duties may be assigned)

- Receives and coordinates all onsite program participants to include notification of insurance providers for prior authorization and services covered.

- Serves as the onsite liaison with recruitment team to ensure up-to-the-minute requirements and residential recording locations.  Receives and reviews daily schedule sent by recruiters and tracks participation in tracking logs.

- Responsible for the review of daily logs and notes from recruiters to assure quotas are met and documentation is up to date for the management team and the Sponsor.

- Using discretion and independent judgment in handling participants' complaints/concerns received, documents and forwards to Project Coordinator and Project Manager.

- Responsible for maintaining supply inventory as well as daily distribution of supplies to field staff.  This includes electronic and paper non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), items for reception area.  Maintains log and any reports essential for appropriate billing and reimbursement processes.

- Communicates with Project Coordinator and Project Manager any information received from Sponsor about the participants' care or needs.

- Primary contact for receiving phone calls onsite from Sponsor and recruitment teams.

- Files all NDAs as necessary.

- Manages payment disbursement to program participants and required banking transactions.  Keeps track of petty cash payments for supplies.

- Proficient with data entry and computer skills for generation of daily office communication.

- Assists with other functions as assigned by Project Coordinator or Project Manager.

 

Job Requirements

 

Performance Responsibilities

Although each position has its own unique duties and responsibilities, the following listing applies to every employee. All employees of the organization:

- Will strive to maintain positive internal and external customer service relationships.

- Must be able to demonstrate effective leadership and critical thinking skills.

- Must demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and asking questions when clarification is needed.

- Must be able to be depended upon to plan and organize work effectively and ensure its completion.

- Must be able to demonstrate reliability by arriving to work on time and taking breaks in expected time frames.

- Will be expected to meet all productivity requirements.

- Must be able to demonstrate team behavior and must be willing to promote a team-oriented environment.

- Is expected to represent the organization professionally at all times.

- Must be able to demonstrate initiative, strives to continually improve processes and relationships.

- Must be familiar with the FAQ for managing sites.

- Must maintain program confidentiality.

 

Skills:  Internet, MS Word/Excel, Money/Finance Management, Customer Service

 

 

To apply: http://www.jobs.net/jobs/appen/en-us/job/United-States/Onsite-Administrative-Supervisor-Boston-Massachusetts/JHM1H4630XTF4B07R07/

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Library Director, City of Somerville, Somerville MA

Apply Dates: 05/08/2014 - 06/08/2014

Description/Duties:
The City of Somerville, a vibrant and diverse community of 70,000, is looking for a creative and dynamic director and community leader. The incumbent is responsible for the main library, two neighborhood branches and one e-branch. The incumbent will oversee and actively direct all operations of the Library, including Adult Services, Young Adult Services, Children's Services, Circulation, Technical Services, Reference . Excellent leadership and communication skills are required. Previous experience with and/or enthusiasm for managing a facilities expansion program are a plus.

The principle duties of the position include, but are not limited to: Policies and planning. Develop and implement strategic plans, establish long- and short-term goals and objectives for the Library; present and interpret strategic plans to Mayor and Board of Alderman. Direct future building programs, additions or building enhancements. Analyze for improvements in operations, procedures, services, staff organization. Monitor preventative building maintenance program. Oversee automation of Library operations and serve as City's representative to vendors. Community leadership: Serve as liaison to the public, including presenting to Chamber of Commerce and local service organizations. Recommend and direct public relations activities and programs, including coordination with public schools on the Somerville Reads program. Provide information regarding Library policies, procedures and services, handle complaints and challenges. Library leadership: Develop strong Board of Trustees as community liaison and advocate. Work with Friends of the Library to enhance library programs. Implement Library Foundation to receive major gifts. Personnel management: Administer personnel policies, directly or through department heads. Develop, assign, train, discipline and evaluate staff. Play a major role in recruiting, interviewing and selection of all Library personnel. Budget/Finance: Develop, recommend and maintain annual Library budget; present and interpret budget proposals to Mayor, Board of Trustees and Board of Aldermen. Administer approved funds, special grant funds and special accounts, authorize expenditures; oversee all grants and grant applications. Monitor judicious expenditures of endowed funds. Collections and services: Develop strategic plan for library programming and community partnerships. Develop Library's current services, recommend and implement new ones. Serve as the City's representative and maintain standing for the Minuteman Library Network. Develop and direct the implementation of the Library's book, audio-visual and non-traditional materials selection policy.

Requirements:
Qualifications:

Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. Minimum of 5 years of professional public library experience, with demonstrated knowledge of public library administration and managerial experience. Demonstrated increased responsibilities, preferably in a medium to large public library system. Organization and strategic planning experience. Fiscal and budgetary management. Experience working with unions preferred. Spanish and/or Portuguese advantageous.

Technology management and interest in Web 2.0 tools. Innovative approaches to problem solving. Strong skills in fostering community relations, including advocacy skills to lobby for aid and promote library services.

Excellent leadership qualities required, with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships between diverse groups, including: staff, patrons, Trustees, City officials, union representatives and community organizations.

Application Procedure:
Send resume along with a cover letter to:


City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Salary: $80,000. per year; paid weekly at $1.538.46; plus benefits package


Hours per Week: Full Time 40 hours per week

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Managing Librarian I, Monroe Library, Monroe WA

The Managing Librarian I is responsible for managing all operations of the library, assuring effective operation of a full array of services to local and regional customers. This position includes mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekend hours. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.
 

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, develop, and direct programs to serve the needs of customers of all ages in the library service area and promote the mission and objectives of the Library District
  • Direct the operation and maintenance of the library's physical facilities and equipment
  • Direct the quality of reference work by staff and perform effective reference services
  • Provide effective direction to assigned staff to assure the quality of public service; interview, select, and train staff; coach staff and arrange for or facilitate continuing training
  • Assure the fiscal soundness of library operations; develop operating and capital budgets; negotiate and obtain budget approvals from local government officials; monitor and report expenditures compared to budget and initiate needed corrective actions to maintain fiscal integrity; direct daily accounting transactions for the library; review and approve purchases
  • Perform effective library and reference collection management to provide for a materials collection appropriate for the needs and interests of the library's customers through research
  • Perform effective community relations and promote library programs through presentations and negotiations with local government officials and various organizations
  • Act as Sno-Isle's contact with city staff; liaison to local library board and staff support for local Friends of the Library.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Requires substantial knowledge of library operation and administration; direction of library staff; advanced reference and bibliographic search methods and systems; collection management; fiscal administration; Library District policies and procedures; and public/community relations policies and methods.

Requires the ability to supervise staff in a manner that enhances performance and assures quality public service; manage physical facilities and library collections; administer budgets and fiscal assets; speak and understand English; make personal presentations to various public groups; work cooperatively and have favorable relations with public and co-workers. An incumbent may occasionally lift and/or move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds.

These skills and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of experience and training including a required Master's degree in Library Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university, the ability to obtain a Washington State Librarian certificate upon employment, and a minimum of four years of related practice in librarianship with a minimum of one year of supervisory experience.

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Interdisciplinary Science Librarian, Hampshire College, Amherst MA

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for an interdisciplinary science librarian.

The interdisciplinary science librarian is the liaison to the schools of Cognitive Science and Natural Science. They develop and teach classes to educate students on research practices, as well as provide research assistance to Div I, Div II, and Div III students. The interdisciplinary science librarian is responsible for collection development which updates materials, seeks new purchases to keep curricular needs current, stewards innovative collections and programs such as the Lending Seed Library and Game Library, and oversees budget allotments. The librarian, an integral member of a small team of engaged and innovative librarians, will have knowledge of e-science resources, open access, and trends that support data gathering and management, visualization, competitive analysis, and other emerging technologies, especially as they support undergraduate research and teaching. In addition, the librarian represents the library in various Hampshire and Five College committees and working groups.

MLS from an ALA accredited institution with a minimum of two years library experience is required; undergraduate or advanced degree in science preferred. The successful candidate will have at least two years of library experience including classroom instruction; demonstrate excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills; possess the initiative and creativity to manage projects both independently and as part of a team; and have a deep commitment to service and outreach in an academic community. The qualified candidate will be proficient in supporting 21st Century learning methods, including e-science experience and knowledge, possess an understanding of the data curation process, have knowledge of metadata standards, and experience building new collections and developing related metadata, workflow, and access processes. This position requires an ability to locate and vet new resources; skill to demonstrate the means by which to access resources to students and faculty; be able to troubleshoot technical problems; compare and contrast new pieces of technology/software/apps; use social media to promote the library and its resources; and learn new methods of communicating and interacting with faculty or students. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

Review of applications for this full time, 12-month benefitted position begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Hampshire College offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at http://jobs.hampshire.edu/

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Library Media Specialist, Ursuline Academy, Dedham MA

POSITION TITLE: Library Media Specialist at Ursuline Academy in Dedham, Massachusetts

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full-time position available for an energetic, team-oriented Library Media Specialist 

Provide library service and instruction to students in grades seven through twelve, including on-line research skills, database search engines,  understanding copyright and fair use, and support for curriculum based projects. Supports students with iPad usage and help desk issues with school designated applications and e-text/e-books.

Assist faculty and staff with multi-media projects, instruct and provide training for resources available.

Maintain website with tools and resources for students, faculty and parent assistance.

Maintain technology equipment and provide instruction for equipment that is housed within the library, e-readers, iPads, laptops, video equipment.  Manage and support school presentations for audio/video requests and setup.

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program program
  • Library certification from the State of Massachusetts
  • One year professional experience in a library setting
  • Experience with young adults (ages 12 to 18) given preference

Contact: Kathy Thorn by e-mail at Kthorn@ursulineacademy.net

Please submit: cover letter, transcripts,  three letters of reference and a copy of your library certification

Preference given to applications received my May 23, 2014

Start date: August 18, 2014

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Librarian - Library and Learning Commons, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston MA

Review Date: To Ensure Consideration, Application Materials Must Be Received By May 22, 2014.

BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant. The College, ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.


Position Description

Reporting to the Director of the Library and Learning Commons, this position will contribute to the overall library operations, including circulation/reserves, reference, collection development, the liaison program, and Information Literacy Instruction. Duties and responsibilities include working with all library collections both physical and digital, designing and implementing instruction, and day-to-day oversight of the Library. Others duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

• ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science (M.L.I.S. or M.L.S.)
• Three years of post-Master's degree experience involving library operations, Information Literacy, collection development and/or library information systems, and reference experience in an academic library, preferably in a community college library
• Ability to work evenings and weekend rotation as necessary
• Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population


SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND RESUME ADDRESSING THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO:
www.bhcc.mass.edu/employment

Fax transcript files to (617)-228-3328.


SALARY RANGE: $50,785.00 - $62,212.00. ACTUAL SALARY WILL BE COMMENSURATE WITH EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH MCCC/MTA COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT. FULL STATE BENEFITS.


Bunker Hill Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, people of color, persons with disabilities and others are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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Senior Ontologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

What if your career could change your life?

 

Perhaps you imagine being part of a team where your colleagues inspire you to stretch and grow beyond your boundaries. Maybe you are looking for a purpose in life that gives you an opportunity to be part of a lasting legacy. Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect and most importantly, a life-changing career.

 

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN is currently seeking a Senior Ontologist. The candidate will provide leadership in the development, management and implementation of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary to support navigation systems, search mechanisms, search engine optimization and personalized delivery of health information and services for Mayo Clinic Global Products and Services. The Senior Ontologist works collaboratively in cross functional teams to assess ontology needs to support product development across the department. This individual evaluates content domains, conducts content audits and analysis to inform the ongoing development of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary. The candidate will supervise and direct ontology specialists and manage projects requiring substantial intra-organizational coordination.

A Master's of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or comparable degree in areas such as information systems, knowledge management, or computer science is required. Five years' experience in ontology/taxonomy development and management is also required. The candidate must have a proven track record of leading ontology/taxonomy implementation for the complete life cycle of a web product or technology. Experience with RDF/OWL, SKOS, and SPARQL is preferred. 

Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect -- and most importantly, a life-changing career. We invite you to join our diverse team as we provide health, hope and healing to people from all walks of life.

 

CLICK HERE to apply online and learn more about Mayo Clinic and the vast array of opportunities that await you.

 

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Albany Branch Manager, Hartford Public Library, Hartford CT

The Albany Branch of the Hartford Public Library serves as the hub of the North End community, providing a safe space for young people, as well as a growing number of adult customers.  The North End has seen a decrease in crime as community policing and the efforts of an engaged business and non profit community has started to take effect.  The Albany Branch Manager plays a key role in managing the operations of the library, and serves as a resource for the community, with a seat at the table to address local issues and the power to make a positive impact.  The Albany Branch is a new building that is airy and open, and is adjacent to three schools, making it a popular destination for students.  They have a highly effective, experienced and engaged team in place, including a Youth Services Librarian, a Security Guard, a full time Library Assistant and two part time staff. The role is open due a promotion.

 

Reporting to the Public Service Director, who was previously in this role at the Albany Branch, the Branch Manager is responsible for the smooth operation of the library, serving as a working floor manager and reinforcing the customer focused environment. They manage the public service operation of the branch library including circulation, adult services, youth services and security.  They are responsible for training, scheduling and evaluating staff, including short term and long term planning.  They work with the development of the branch's collection and programming, and assist in all areas of administration.  The Hartford Public Library has received national recognition for innovation and public service, and they are known for being a supportive organization that hires creative people with a passion to serve.  This is a chance to learn from the best while working in a challenging environment where you can really make a difference. 

Responsibilities

  • Answer reference questions, perform readers' advisory services and work with public service desks
  • Promote community use of the branch library by speaking to community groups and through other community contacts, acting as an advocate for branch services
  • Develop and present library sponsored programs for all age groups including working with educators for class visits and library instruction
  • Responsible for the organization, supervision and effectiveness of Circulation, Adult Services, Youth Services and Security. Promote an environment that encourages input from all staff, sets high standards and encourages library staff to provide exceptional customer service
  • Responsible for scheduling that ensures adequate staffing on public desks
  • Participates in the selection of materials for the branch, evaluating the collection using information from users, potential users and standard weeding and evaluation tools
  • Under the supervision of the Public Service Director, formulate the goals, plans and procedures for the branch library, coordinating the activities of the branch in conjunction with overall Library policy
  • Participate in the overall administration of the Hartford Public Library through committee or taskforce assignments
  • Prepare daily, monthly and annual reports as required,  including the annual budget, supplies, and  maintenance of buildings, furnishings and equipment
  • Serve on professional and community boards where appropriate

 

Qualifications

 

  • Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, with active participation in organizations like CLA and NELA a strong plus
  • Previous library experience highly desirable
  • Must have successful supervisory/ managerial experience, with service organization experience preferred
  • Must have a strong commitment to working within a team management structure
  • Must have a strong commitment to public service
  • Knowledge of selection and classification of library collection helpful, with thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs
  • Must have strong computer skills with expertise in word processing, spreadsheet and database programs
  • Must have a valid Connecticut driver's license or the ability to obtain one upon employment 

Please send completed application, resume and cover letter to:
by Mail: by Fax: or by email:

Hartford Public Library
Human Resources
500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103

(860)722-6900

personnel@hplct.org

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Librarian 1 (Reference & Instruction), Hartness Library, Vermont Tech & CCV, Randolph Center VT

Position: Librarian 1 (Reference & Instruction)
Limited, Full-time ( ending 12/31/14), Exempt, VSC Grade 11
VSC-UP PAT Bargaining Unit

Shift: Sunday - Thursday, 2 pm - 10 pm
(Flexibility with schedule is required during final exam weeks/ hours would be 4 pm - 12 am)

Compensation: Within the VSC Grade 11 salary range plus VSC-UP PAT benefits package.

Location: Randolph Center campus

Responsibilities: Working with a team of librarians to provide the reference and instruction services to students and faculty at Vermont Technical College and the Community College of Vermont. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide general reference service during evening hours.
  • Assist users at Vermont Technical College and the Community College of Vermont in finding information through use of the Library Catalog, databases, and other resources.
  • Provide information literacy instruction to classes and groups as scheduled.
  • Assist with the virtual reference chat service.
  • Create instructional guides through use of LibGuides.
  • Assist with special projects as needed, such as working with the college archives.
  • Some travel required to provide instruction to Vermont Technical College nursing students.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program (or nearing completion of Master's degree in Library Science), plus one year of relevant experience, including some academic reference and instruction experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Broad base of knowledge and skills related to college library technologies.
  • Good planning, organizational & administrative skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with library patrons and staff, including good interviewing, teaching, advising, and public speaking skills.
  • VT valid driver's license is required.

Starting Date: ASAP - December 31, 2014

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until May 27, 2014.


To Apply: Send a completed VTC employment application, resume and cover letter to: jobs@vtc.edu. The employment application is available on the Vermont Tech website at: www.vtc.edu/employment. Final offer of employment is subject to a fingerprint supported criminal background check.

Vermont Tech strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. Vermont Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the Vermont State Colleges system. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.

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Website Director, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston MA

Description:

To advance the study of family history in America and beyond, the New England Historic Genealogical Society educates, inspires, and connects people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise. We have an 8-story research center on Newbury Street in Boston, with over 70 full-time staff; and, we serve 25,000 members nationally and 80,000 total constituents.

 NEHGS is seeking a Website Director. The Website Director oversees all activities on AmericanAncestors.org - the NEHGS flagship website -to provide users with the highest-quality offering of online experiences that engage, attract, and retain constituents and offers industry leading genealogical research databases. This position is the internal and external leader of initiatives to maximize the use of the web for family history research.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure 24 x 7 operation of the NEHGS websites
  • Interact with key stakeholders in management and governance to advise on web capabilities,     opportunities, and status of on-going projects
  • Collaborate with database team to strategically build relevant, high-quality databases
  • Manage, evaluate, and train web team members
  • Increase revenue from the online delivery of family history related goods and services
  • Work with Marketing and other teams to ensure effective, engaging content in support of goals
  • Oversee the creation of new functionality  to increase constituent satisfaction
  • Provide written and oral presentations of web functionality to internal and external audiences
  • Develop and support interfaces and integration with other systems such as CRMs and accounting

    software

  • Manage web usage statistics and prepare regular reports for distribution to management
  • Stay current on web technologies and trends in order to advise and recommend approaches for website development
  • Ensure a high level of fiscal control and accountability for web budget

 Education level for the position:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related area or equivalent work experience

 

Qualifications:

Skill and Qualifications for the position:

  • Minimum of three years of experience as a manager of contracted projects
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a web content administrator
  • Strong affinity for family history - prior experience with genealogical research desired
  • Solid knowledge of web design and development concepts and standards as well as information architecture (taxonomy, meta data) and Social Media skills desired
  • SQL or other relational database management systems experience
  • Experience with a packaged content management system, including managing software upgrades.
  • Strong analytical capabilities, expertise in troubleshooting and solving system problems. Able to work independently, as well as teaming with other IT staff members and vendors.
  • Strong communication skills, able to communicate effectively with both technical staff and end-users; excellent customer service skills.
  • Proven expertise in HTML/CSS, ASP.NET, JavaScript and XML.
  • SEO best-practices knowledge
How To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to Michelle Major, Human Resources Coordinator; mmajor@nehgs.org

Apply by:
May 23, 2014
About this Organization:
To advance the study of family history in America and beyond, the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) educates, inspires, and connects people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise.

Founded in 1845, NEHGS is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit genealogical organization.

The NEHGS research library is home to tens of millions of books, journals, manuscripts, photographs, microfilms, documents, records, and other artifacts that date back more than five centuries. The award-winning website www.AmericanAncestors.org offers access to more than 200 million names in thousands of searchable databases. Serving more than 70,000 members and registered users internationally, the NEHGS staff includes some of the leading expert genealogists in the country, specializing in early American, Irish, English, Italian, Scottish, Atlantic and French Canadian, and Jewish genealogy.

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Technical Services Librarian (Slavic Language Emphasis), Catalog Department, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland OH

The Cleveland Public Library seeks a dynamic individual to catalog and process Cyrillic and Eastern European material, as well as English books.  Other duties may be required.  

 

Required: Advanced reading knowledge of at least one language using the Cyrillic alphabet, ALA Accredited Master's Degree with cataloging course work.  Cataloging experience preferred.  Salary:  $50,998.74. 

 

For more information, and/or to apply, please visit www.cpl.org.  Applications due June 8, 2014.

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IT Specialist, General Services Administration, Washington DC

Do you have a passion for search and helping the public find good, relevant search results? Do you enjoy being part of a small, innovative team? Apply to work with us on DigitalGov Search, GSA's award-winning hosted service that powers the search box on 1,500 government websites.

http://search.digitalgov.gov/blog/job-opening.html 

Applications are being accepted now through May 23, 2014. Apply online at:

This brief posting period is because of our interest in accelerating the hiring process and shouldn't be interpreted as an indication that someone has already been selected.

About Us

We're a commercial-grade service that gives the public a great search experience on government websites. With about 20 million searches each month, we power the search box on some of the most visited government websites, including NASA.gov, SocialSecurity.gov, USA.gov, USCIS.gov, WhiteHouse.gov, and 12 states' websites. It's so easy to take for granted. You go to a website, enter a term in the search box, and find the results you're looking for. But imagine the cost and time involved if every government agency and website had to acquire and run its own search engine. We take that burden off agencies' hands. By using free or low-cost commercial APIs and open source software, we currently provide the service free to any federal, state, or local agency.

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Library Media Specialist, Dover Middle School, Dover NH

Dover Middle School Library Media Specialist
Dover, New Hampshire

The Dover School District seeks a full time library media specialist for Dover Middle School. Dover Middle School serves 1,120 students in grades 5-8.

Qualifications: Must be certified or certifiable in New Hampshire as a library media specialist

Start date: August 25, 2014

Application closing date: May 19, 2014

Submit application online at http://www.dover.k12.nh.us/humanresources

Contact:
Robin LaFleur, Human Resources Coordinator
603-516-6804

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New Leader Award, ASIS&T

Are you a current ASIST member in your first three years of membership?

Please consider applying to be one of the New Leaders in the 2014 cohort. Eight awards are available for 2014. Awardees will be assigned a mentor, and will receive travel and conference fee support for the 2014 and 2015 annual meetings.

How do I apply?
Find out full details of this award and the application process here (and below):
https://www.asis.org/awards/asistnewleadersaward.html

If you have any questions please contact the Chair of the New Leader Committee,
Kathryn La Barre klabarre@illinois.edu

ASIS&T New Leaders Award Guidelines

Objective

  • To recruit, engage, and retain new members and to identify potential for new leadership in the Association.

Eligibility

  • Only members in their first three years of membership are eligible to apply (student or regular).

Deadline

  • The application is due no later than May 15, 2014.

Award amount
If selected, you will receive:

1. Up to $1000 in travel expense reimbursement to defray the cost of attending the Annual Meetings. This must be split over two consecutive Annual Meetings, with the reimbursement cost of a single meeting not to exceed $700.

2. Free conference registration for these two years (excluding seminars, workshops and other special events, although these can be reimbursed from the travel expenses provided).


Application
ASIS&T New Leaders Award Application


1. Each applicant must submit a statement (no more than 500 words) detailing:
a. Why you would like to attend the ASIS&T 2014 Annual Meeting
b. What benefits you would derive
c. Your previous involvement in ASIS&T (if any)
d. Your plans for future involvement in ASIS&T


2. Along with your application, applicants must select the regional or student chapter to which they feel most connected (if applicable), a SIG (or multiple) and/or ASIS&T committee (such as Membership) in which they would like to be involved. Applicants are asked to select no more than 3 in each category (across chapters, SIGS, and committees) and to present these on their application in rank order. The rank order indicates the Chapter, SIG, or Committee in which the applicant would most like to become involved. If the applicant is already heavily involved in one of these units, it is suggested that they choose a new unit with which they have less familiarity.

3. The selection committee will check all potential awardees to ensure that the applicant is a current member of ASIS&T.

4. The application should be submitted online by May 15, 2014. A current CV/resume of the applicant should be uploaded with the application no later than May 15th, 2014.

Selection
1. The applications will be reviewed by the selection committee, comprised of members from Chapter Assembly, SIG Cabinet and the ASIS&T Board. At least four members will comprise this committee.

2. The selection committee will make selections based on the potential of the applicant to contribute to the Society. In addition, an effort will be made to distribute applicants across multiple SIGs, Chapters, and Committees.

3. No more than 8 awards will be made for 2014.

4. Applicants will be notified by June 15, 2014.

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Youth Services Coordinator, Providence Community Library, Providence RI

Youth Services Coordinator

Providence Community Library, Providence, RI

 

Salary:     $55,000.00 - $60,000.00

Status:      Full-time with Benefits

Posted:     May 9, 2014

Deadline: Resumes accepted until the position is filled.


This professional librarian position supervises youth services (children and YA) throughout the Providence Community Library system, reporting to the Executive Director, and working with the PCL Program Coordinator to collaborate with other youth based organizations such as Ready 2 Learn, PASA, RIASPA and the Providence Public School Department. This librarian maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all areas in youth services including outreach services and advises on best practices. Candidates should have good knowledge of children and YA collection development practices and methods, good knowledge of the vendors of children's publications and materials, be detail oriented, and have experience in coordinating children and YA services, programs and/or events. 

 

Statement of Duties:

 

Will expand the Summer Reading Program and develop other afterschool programs in alignment with the PPSD core curriculum to support the City of Providence in their goal to have PPSD students reading at grade level.

 

Will attend all PCL children's and YA services committee meetings.

 

Develop and facilitate system-wide author visits, family and children and YA programming, and Summer Reading Program cooperatively with OLIS, PPSD, and other agencies, serving as coordinator for PCL. Write and monitor contracts as needed for program purposes.


In conjunction with webmaster and children's services staff, work to maintain web presence for youth services on PCL website, including programming schedules, announcements of programs, booklists and aids to finding Internet information.

 

Prepare or assign preparation of promotional flyers, posters, calendars, public service announcements, book lists and displays.


Organize professional development for children's services staff and conduct outreach to offer development opportunities to teachers and other youth services providers.


With children's services staff, review, revise, and recommend children's services policies and procedures to library administration.


Participate in planning and implementation of cooperative resource sharing and children's programming projects with libraries from local, state, and national jurisdictions.


Plans and implements educational and outreach programs for children, youth, and their caregivers; evaluates program outcomes and writes reports as needed.


Attend appropriate Children and YA meetings sponsored by OLIS, and other professional meetings and participates in their activities to keep children's services staff informed of current trends and developments affecting the provision of children's services in libraries.

 

 

Competencies:

The candidate will

·         have excellent people skills - professional, personable, and with a sense of humor - in order to be effective at outreach and developing relationships with PPSD and other partner collaborators.

·         have a good understanding of the issues surrounding youth literacy, and be familiar or familiarize themselves with PPSD's student testing and school achievement data.

·         be highly computer literate, and experienced in structuring online information sharing through various social media and software products.

·         be a strong public speaker and advocate for our youth literacy work.

·         be open to new ideas and initiatives, on both the local and national level.

·         Think creatively, and be able to accommodate different working styles.

·         be able to observe, analyze and recommend best practices to promote strong programming, especially relating to the summer reading program.

 

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have an ALA accredited MLS/MLIS and 3-5 years of professional library experience which includes supervisory management experience, with at least two years in Youth services in a public library setting.

 

 

Resume to:

 

Maria Melvin, HR Specialist, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

 

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Interlibrary Loan/Technical Services Librarian, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston TX

Are you highly motivated, able to work both independently as well as part of a team?  Do you thrive in an environment where YOU get to be the expert at what you do?  Have you worked in Interlibrary Loan?  And, very importantly, are you customer-friendly?

If so, the University of Texas School of Public Health Library has an opening for you!  We are seeking an Interlibrary Loan Librarian with additional skills in cataloging to assist with ongoing projects.

The UTSPH Library is on the current upgrade version of ILLiad which is hosted by OCLC.  We are moving from Ariel to Odyssey and would like to implement other time-saving features of ILLiad as well.  This is a small volume operation; the person hired for this position will be our resident expert and oversee customization of ILLiad as well as provide guidance for the ILL team and manage workflows as well as create procedure manuals.

In terms of cataloging: The UTSPH Library is a member of the Texas Health Science Libraries Consortium (THSLC) and is a beta partner with ProQuest for the Intota system.  The THSLC is preparing to move from the Voyager LMS to Intota.  The Head of Technical Services at UTSPH would provide guidance on projects as we move forward.

If any of this sounds interesting to you and you have the requisite experience, please consider applying for the UTSPH Library Interlibrary Loan/Technical Services Librarian position:
https://jobs.uth.tmc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=397660

The University of Texas School of Public Health is part of the University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston (UTHealth), located in the Texas Medical Center.  UTSPH is the largest school of public health in Texas with approximately 1450 graduate students and 150 faculty in Houston, Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso, and San Antonio.  The UTSPH Library is small-ish with a staff of 4 librarians, 2 paraprofessionals and 3 graduate student assistants.  We have an extensive ejournal and ebook collection as a result of our relationships with UT System, THSLC, and the TMC Library.  The staff at the UTSPH Library provides an excellent level of service to our students, staff, and faculty, and has consistently received high marks in student satisfaction in the annual exit interview questionnaire.

All applications should be directed to the URL above.  Please do not send resumes to the UTSPH Library Director.

Please note: the University does not provide funds for job interview travel expenses nor does it provide funds for relocation.

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Associate Director for Collections, Research & Education, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven CT

Associate Director for Collections, Research & Education

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University, New Haven CT

Rank:  Librarian 4-5

Requisition:  25182

www.yale.edu/jobs

 

POSITION FOCUS:

The Beinecke Library Rare Book and Manuscript Library is Yale University's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the preeminent rare book and manuscript libraries in North America, the Beinecke Library's collections are internationally known and heavily used by Yale faculty and students as well as scholars from around the world. Its current renovation of public and teaching spaces derives from that commitment.   For additional information on the Beinecke Library, please visit the Library's website at http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/ .

 

Reporting to the Director of the Beinecke Library and serving as a member of the Library's senior leadership team, the Associate Director provides strategic leadership for and manages the Library's Collections, Research & Education Department.  The Associate Director is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for enhancing and effectively managing the library's extensive outreach and academic programs for Yale students, faculty and the international scholarly community.   In close association with the Director, the Associate Director coordinates the collection development efforts of the Library's curatorial staff.

 

The Library's Collections, Research & Education Department consists of ten full time staff which includes seven curators (who are responsible for collection development, interpretation of the collections, exhibitions, and outreach to Yale students, faculty, and the international scholarly community), a research librarian (who provides research support and outreach and education to Yale faculty, students, and visiting scholars), an exhibition assistant, and an administrative assistant.

 

In conjunction with the Library's curators, the Associate Director leads the programmatic development and administration of the Library's fellowship, exhibit and publications programs, master classes, and curatorial organized events and programming including conferences, lectures, symposia, readings and concerts.

 

To foster the effective growth and use of the Library's collections, the Associate Director develops and maintains strong ties with the University Library, Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University Press, and faculty at Yale University.  As appropriate the Associate Director and the department develops and maintains strong relations with relevant academic fields in order to support the mission of the Beinecke Library.

 

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Requirements include:  Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, or a post-graduate degree in museum studies, humanities or other related discipline, and a minimum of 8 years of professional related experience.  Qualified candidates will have demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction in a research library; have managed staff, budgets and capital projects; have demonstrated understanding of current trends in special collections librarianship and digital humanities; and have a strong commitment to collection building and to innovative public service programs.

 

Preferred:  Ph.D. in humanities or related field; experience developing innovative programs and outreach initiatives; experience curating exhibits and managing publication programs.

 

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARY

The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University oers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time o, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references, should be submitted by applying online at www.yale.edu/ jobs. The STARS requisition ID for this position is 25182BR.  Please feel free to contact Janet Adami, Senior Recruiter, Yale University (janet.adami@yale.edu), with any questions.

 

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

 

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Head of Reference and Research Services, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley CA

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
University of California, Berkeley

Head of Reference and Research Services
The Bancroft Library
Hiring range: Associate Librarian IV - Librarian II
$59,352 - $79,536 per annum, based on qualifications
This is a full-time, career-track appointment available starting July 2014.

The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley, seeks a Head of Reference and Research Services to manage the services provided to general and advanced scholars. The Head, Reference and Research Services manages and coordinates a diverse staff of generalists, specialists, and volunteers who provide the services needed for all readers making use of Bancroft's research collections at the library and online. In addition to serving as a Bancroft liaison to faculty and students conducting research in a variety of fields, the Head supports the campus community through specialized reference service and instructional programs, as well as providing general reference service in Bancroft.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premier public universities that serves 25,500 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty members. The Library is comprised of approximately 20 libraries, including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, and the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, offering extensive collections in all formats, and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills. The Library is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), and is an active participant in the California Digital Library (CDL). Discover more about the Library and our initiatives through our website at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu.

The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of rare materials in the West. Its holdings include more than 600,000 volumes, 60,000,000 manuscripts (60,000 linear feet), 8,200,000 photographs and other pictorial materials, 86,000 microforms, 300,000 digital images, and 35,000 maps, as well as numerous other categories of unique material. The two largest collections are the Bancroft Collection of Western and Latin Americana and the Rare Books Collection. The latter comprises approximately 100,000 volumes ranging from a substantial collection of Egyptian papyri from as early as 2000 B.C. through medieval and early modern manuscripts and books (including more than four hundred incunabula) to important holdings in more recent periods of European, English, and American culture in such diverse fields as modern fine typography, contemporary poetry (concentrating on California poets), and certain major modern British and American authors. Bancroft is also home to four research groups: the Regional Oral History Office; the Mark Twain Papers; the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri; and the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. The Rare Books Collection has special emphases on the Enlightenment and on books by and about women from the fifteenth century to the present. It also includes collections of fine bindings, medieval and early modern manuscripts, pamphlets documenting the French Revolution, and African-American literature.

Responsibilities

The Head of Reference and Research Services (HRRS) of The Bancroft Library manages an operation supported by twenty-five librarians, library assistants, student library employees, and volunteers, drawn from several units of The Bancroft Library and the Doe/Moffitt Libraries. The HRRS directly manages a staff of five career staff members, approximately three full-time-equivalent student library employees, and two full-time equivalent volunteers. In addition, the HRRS coordinates the staffing of the registration, circulation, and reference desks, drawing on staff of Bancroft's Public Services Division, librarians and higher-level staff from other administrative units of The Bancroft Library as well as a five-percent assignment from a librarian of the Moffitt Library. Managing such a diverse group of staff from various administrative units and the public requires solid collaborative skills to assure the success of Reference and Research Services at The Bancroft Library.

The HRRS, a senior professional in The Bancroft Library, reports directly to the Deputy Director of The Bancroft Library and is responsible for overseeing the Heller Reading Room, for maintaining appropriate security and correct procedures in the handling of special collections in the Reading Room and seminar rooms, for developing and maintaining public service policies and procedures, planning and coordinating the public face of reader services to the academic community, budgeting Bancroft Reference and Research Services, and directly supervising the staff of Public Services, who have responsibility for operations and services related to the collections and their use by scholars, students, and other readers. The HRRS functions as a general curator for the entire array of Bancroft collections, working collegially with the specialist collection curators and directors of Bancroft research groups, and assuring fulfillment of the standards and goals of The Bancroft Library in its relation to the University community. The incumbent serves as a member of the Bancroft Library Management Advisory Group, the Bancroft Collection Management Group, and other administrative bodies within Bancroft and the University Library.

The HRRS performs a key liaison role within the Library, working closely with Bancroft's collection curators and research group directors, and with faculty, students, visiting scholars, and other readers, helping to coordinate and schedule with curators and other Bancroft specialists certain exhibitions and faculty-conducted seminars within Bancroft. The incumbent may also be called upon to join campus faculty in conducting seminars in Bancroft's seminar rooms. The incumbent is also the primary liaison with visiting dignitaries, the staff of the University Library, and public services and reference librarians in other University Library departments and branches. The HRRS plays an active role in University Library committees. The HRRS shares responsibility with other Bancroft staff for Web coordination and exhibitions scheduled for the Bancroft gallery. The HRRS works closely with Bancroft's other curators in scheduling, preparing, and publicizing exhibitions, lectures, symposia, receptions, and other public events.

The HRRS hires, trains, and manages library assistants and student library employees. These employees maintain the stacks; retrieve and return collections stored remotely; and assemble and service items selected for class use in Bancroft's several seminar rooms. In consultation with appropriate curators, they retrieve and examine items requested for possible loan to exhibitions within Bancroft, the University Library, and elsewhere. The HRRS trains the reading room staff for the Magnes Collection.

The HRRS (in consultation with the Deputy Director and appropriate curators) also manages the rights and permissions for publication (in all media) of items in all the Bancroft collections, with the exception of rights and permissions related to certain parts of the Magnes Collection, which are supervised by the Magnes Curator.

The HRRS has the responsibility to select works for the reference collections maintained near Bancroft's reading room that complement the specialized research collections at Bancroft.

The HRRS functions continually as an ambassador of The Bancroft Library in dealing with the Berkeley faculty and students, the general and specialized readers who use Bancroft, the antiquarian book trade, private collectors, other librarians at Berkeley and in the broader professional and donor communities.

UC Berkeley librarians are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance, to work effectively in a shared decision-making environment and to be active professionally. Professional contributions beyond the primary responsibilities are required for advancement in the Librarian series. The successful candidate will show evidence or promise of such contributions.

Qualifications

Minimum Basic Qualification Required by Time of Application
  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree at the time of application

Additional Required Qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience with demonstrated success as a reference librarian in a special collections, rare book, or research library
  • Good knowledge of North American, Latin American, British, and European literature and cultural history
  • Proficiency in at least one modern European language (Spanish preferred)
  • Two or more years of management and supervisory experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in selecting works appropriate to serve as part of a standing reference collection
  • Experience in coordinating and leading seminars for instruction of students from academic programs
  • Experience in managing rights and permissions for publication based on Bancroft resources
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Exhibit initiative and flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, student, and community members

The Library at the University of California, Berkeley is committed to the support and encouragement of a multicultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive and imaginative contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

As a management position, this librarian position is not represented by a bargaining unit and is covered by the UC Academic Personnel Manual (APM).

Librarians are entitled to appropriate professional leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and all other benefits granted to non-faculty academic personnel. The University has an excellent retirement system and sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans in addition to other benefits.

DEADLINE: Consideration will be given to applications received by May 22, 2014.

Submit applications online at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00421. Applications must include a cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications, curriculum vitae noting degrees and relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about the applicant's qualifications for this position.

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 or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: Submit applications online at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Send inquiries to:

Susan E. Wong
Director, Library Human Resources
Library Human Resources Department
110 Doe Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone:(510) 642-3778
Email: librec@library.berkeley.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

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Associate University Librarian (AUL), Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR


The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library in Portland seeks a creative, dynamic, and innovative Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Content Management and Systems (CMS).

The Institution:

OHSU is the state's only comprehensive academic health center and is made up of the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing; College of Pharmacy; numerous Centers and Institutes; OHSU Healthcare; and related programs. With over $340 million in annual funded research, OHSU has just launched the Knight Cancer Challenge, a $1 billion campaign. The OHSU Library, the largest health sciences library in Oregon, serves the faculty, staff, and students of OHSU, as well as health professionals and residents of the State of Oregon. The OHSU Library staff provides services in support of teaching, research, and patient care.

The OHSU Library Content Management and Systems department has three main areas of focus: collection development, acquisitions, and resource management; digital collections and metadata; and data, systems, and technology. With a $3.6 million annual budget, CMS provides diverse collections in support of world-class clinical, research, and academic programs. Digital initiatives are a major priority, from special collections to new modes of scholarly communication. In support of library and campus programs, most library systems are being migrated to cloud-based solutions.

Two unique features of the OHSU Library are the Ontology Development Group (ODG) and the relationship with the Orbis Cascade Alliance (the Alliance). Through local, national, and international partnerships, ODG strives to promote research innovations, service development, and education through semantically enabled technologies for the purposes of data management and publication, research reproducibility, and the building of novel tools for biomedical data exploration. An active participant in the Alliance, the OHSU Library is implementing the consortium's ambitious Strategic Agenda to push boundaries, change the landscape, and inspire the profession. OHSU Library staff members have played key roles in the Alliance shared ebook collection, collaborative technical services, consortium-wide migration a cloud-based Shared Integrated Library System, and other initiatives. The Library also includes Administration, Historical Collections and Archives, and Information and Research Services Departments.

The Position:

Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL for Content Management and Systems provides leadership, vision, and management for the OHSU Library's collections, content creation and dissemination, and systems and web development programs. As a senior member of the library management team, this position takes an active part in strategic planning; sets goals and objectives; serves on the Library Council which includes representatives from management, professional, and classified staff; supervises 5.0 FTE of professional, 4.0 FTE of library technician, and 1.0 FTE of student staff; and collaborates with campus, community, and regional partners to provide services to the OHSU education, research, and clinical communities, and residents of the State of Oregon. As a member of the Library Faculty, the AUL for Content Management and Systems participates in planning, policy formation, and decision-making relating to health sciences services, collections, and technologies. This position requires scholarship and service that contributes to the effectiveness of the Library, the University, and the profession.

Required Qualifications: Accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. library, information, or computer science); 8 years of professional experience in an academic library or equivalent, 5 years of supervisory experience, and work experience in a health or biomedical science environment; demonstrated success in mentoring, developing, and empowering staff with a collaborative and open approach; positive leadership style and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment; experience with strategic planning and project management; proven ability to develop and manage budgets; established record of successful partnerships with campus and consortial organizations; demonstrated success in developing, managing, and providing access to physical and electronic collections; broad knowledge of metadata strategies, data representation, and their application in health sciences and libraries; experience with change management; history of scholarship, teaching, and/or active leadership in professional organizations.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with academic health sciences research; champion of teamwork and collaboration; evidence of initiative and flexibility; success in obtaining grant funding; experience with assessment methodologies and tools; extensive knowledge of and practical experience with information technology; active membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals or equivalent.

Rank and Salary: This is a non-tenured, twelve-month faculty position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, minimum $65,000.

Applications and Nominations: To apply please visit ohsujobs.com<http://ohsujobs.com> and search for position IRC 43073. Applications should include a resume, a letter of introduction, and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. OHSU is an AA/EO employer.

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Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian, Tufts University, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Boston MA

The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian is responsible for the management, licensing, access and maintenance of the electronic resources of the library. The librarian will:


• Works closely with the Head of Collection Management to oversee the electronic resources of the library to assure seamless access for our users
• Interacts regularly with a wide range of the Library's vendors, including publishers, to solve problems
• Works closely with other library departments to support collection development
• Compiles relevant usage statistics to support selection of materials
• Serves on inter-campus committees that focus on electronic resource management and collections
• Trains and works closely with the Collections Management Assistant
• Interacts with faculty, staff and students regarding purchases of materials, troubleshooting access issues, and other questions related to our journals and databases
• Works cooperatively with colleagues at Tisch Library on our Medford Campus to assist in the management of the Tufts University Libraries shared electronic resources

  

Basic Requirements: Masters of Library Science from an ALA-accredited program. At least 2 years of experience in an academic or medical library and knowledge of electronic resource management tools, best practices, vendor relations, troubleshooting access issues, and publisher's license agreements. Must demonstrate excellent project management and organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal communication skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of trends and issues in academic libraries, publishing, preservation, emerging technologies and scholarly communications. Ability to work internally and externally across all Tufts University libraries with a wide variety of individuals and groups. Familiarity with III ILS modules.

 

Special Work Schedule Requirements: Travel to the Medford/Somerville campus on a regular basis is required.

To apply:  http://tufts.taleo.net/careersection/ext/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

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Director, Provincetown Public Library, Provincetown MA

On the tip of Cape Cod, the beautiful town of Provincetown, Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic and outgoing individual for the position of Director of the Provincetown Public Library. Provincetown is a diverse, historic, and cultural arts community and a popular summer resort destination. Hence, the population ranges from approximately 3,000 in the winter months to upwards of 40,000 at the height of summer.

The Library is housed in a recently renovated 1860 National Historic Property and is part museum and cultural institution, charged with maintaining important historical collections including the 66-foot half-scale model of a Grand Banks fishing schooner.

The Trustees are looking for an energetic and experienced leader to become an integral part of the community. This involves overseeing traditional library services, supervising a staff of ten (4.59 FTE), providing fiscal management, programming, fundraising, and facilities management. It will also encompass more visionary responsibilities, such as developing a Web 2.0 digital environment, providing innovative programs to a diverse community, developing relationships with Town officials with an eye toward collaborative ventures, showcasing a significant art collection, preserving local oral histories, and generally moving into a future in which the Library is at the forefront of community service to our residents, second homeowners, and visitors regardless of where they are currently residing.

Required qualifications: Masters Degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program, six years of experience in library administration and supervision, excellent writing and oral communications skills, and a commitment to creative acquisition of new technologies.

Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package.

Applications may be obtained at www.provincetown-ma.gov (click on Employment). Completed applications, resume, and three references should be submitted to the Office of the Town Manager, c/o Town Hall, 260 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA 02657 (508-487-7002).  Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

The Town of Provincetown is an equal opportunity employer.

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2014-2015 Graduate Assistantship, James E. Brooks Library, Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA

Graduate Assistantship Available for 2014-2015

James E. Brooks Library

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, Washington

 

The James E. Brooks Library announces a graduate assistantship program for individuals who already have an MLS, or equivalent, and who desire a second subject master degree.  This two-year program allows an individual to study in any of CWU's more than twenty graduate programs while gaining valuable professional experience in an academic library.  It is ideal for new or experienced librarians seeking a second subject master's.  Candidates must apply to the graduate school and be accepted into a program prior to being accepted as a paid library graduate assistant.

 

Opportunities may be available for candidates to gain professional experience in reference, instruction, library technology and systems, technical services, outreach, and records management, government publications, maps, assessment, and research.

 

Graduate assistantship benefits include a salary of approximately $8,100 per academic year, partial tuition waiver, payroll taxes, medical insurance, and health center and wellness fees, totaling approximately $18,600 per academic year.  Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research for further information on tuition waiver and fees.  Summer study and employment opportunities may also be available.

 

Queries should be addressed to Becky Severin, Administrative Assistant, at severinb@cwu.edu, by phone at (509) 963-1902, or by mail to the James E. Brooks Library, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7548.

 

Central Washington University is one of six state-assisted, four-year institutions of higher education in Washington.  A regional comprehensive university, CWU offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees.  Throughout its history, the university has distinguished itself in many ways, most notably through quality teaching and academic programs, student-centered orientation, and a commitment to research, outreach, international experiences for faculty and students, and provision of life-long learning opportunities to the citizens of Washington.  The university is composed of the College of Arts and Humanities, College of the Sciences, College of Education and Professional Studies, and College of Business.  CWU's faculty, numbering more than 500, compiles an impressive record of teaching, scholarship, and service.  The main campus is located in Ellensburg, a community of over 17,000 that enjoys one of the finest living environments in the Pacific Northwest.  In the shadow of the Cascade Mountains and only minutes from the Wenatchee National Forest, Ellensburg is situated in the Kittitas valley, 110 miles east of Seattle, the cultural center of Washington State.  Further information about the university is available at www.cwu.edu.  For more information about Ellensburg, see http://kittitascountychamber.com/

 

Central Washington University: http://www.cwu.edu/

James E. Brooks Library: http://www.lib.cwu.edu/

Application forms at the Office of Graduate Studies and Research: http://www.cwu.edu/~masters/

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Corporate Archive Intern, FM Global, Norwood MA

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

 

Responsibilities:

Assisting the Technical Services Librarian in inventorying and processing several collections of internal publications. This will include:

-Locating and organizing each publication

-Foldering and boxing each collection for storage

-Creating catalog records for the collections

-Other duties as needed

 

Qualifications:

Interns are expected to commit to 10 hours per week scheduled during the Monday-Friday work week (8:00 am - 4:30 pm). Candidates should be currently enrolled in a Masters program for Library Science. Interns must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds, bend and climb. Students with a focus in Archival Studies or interested in special libraries are encouraged to apply.

 To apply: http://jobs.fmglobalcareers.com/massachusetts/other/jobid5374680-corporate-archive-intern-jobs

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Librarian, Milken Community Schools, Los Angeles CA

Milken Community Schools is a Jewish non-orthodox community day school in Los Angeles, California, serving 750+ students in grades 7-12.  Milken Community Schools is seeking an innovative and energetic librarian with vision and experience for a 21st century library.  

 

Job Duties:

  • Supervise students' use of the Library

 

  • Promote the Information Literacy Program and teach students research skills

 

  • Work with faculty and staff to further develop their students' Information Literacy skills

 

  • Produce bibliographies and pathfinders

 

  • Copy catalog books, ebooks, audiobooks and videos entering the Library's collection

 

  • Suggest acquisitions to the Director of Library Services

 

  • Assist with collection inventories and weeding

 

  • Maintain the Library's Web site

 

  • Work with the Library Assistant to generate and distribute overdue notices

 

  • Work with parent and student volunteers

 

  • Promote reading through organizing a monthly student/faculty book club

 

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • MLS or MLIS degree

 

  • Expertise in school librarianship and secondary education

 

  • Facility with MARC cataloging, online databases and interlibrary loan

 

  • Ability to work effectively in a collegial environment and with adolescents

 

Please send resume and cover letter to David Kates, Director of Library Services, by email: dkates@milkenschool.org.

 

 

 

 

Final deadline: 5/30/2014

 

 

 

 

Salary based on experience.  Milken Community Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Library Director, New York Medical College, Valhalla NY

New York Medical College (NYMC) is a leading health sciences university and biomedical research, clinical care and teaching institution, invites applications for the position of Lillian Hetrick Huber Director of the Health Sciences Library (HSL). The Library director reports directly to the Chancellor (CEO) and provides dynamic leadership and oversight for the HSL of NYMC.  The Director assures the delivery of high quality academic and knowledge-based resources and tools that align the library's strategic plan with the goals of the College and University System, notably: the School of Medicine, Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and the School of Health Sciences and Practice, Graduate Medical Education, clinical affiliations, and all university programs and initiatives as appropriate. The applicant needs to be qualified for appointment to both a faculty and to an administrative position.  

Please send CV with cover letter including salary requirement to:recruiter@nymc.edu. A detailed description of the position can be found at http://www.nymc.edu/DirectorHSL. EOE

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Archivist, Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, MA

The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library's Van Gorden-Williams Library & Archives is seeking a full-time archivist. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and forward-thinking with a commitment to access, public service, and preservation.

Reporting to the Manager of Library & Archives, the archivist works under limited supervision with considerable latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment. He or she is expected to uphold the highest ethical standards of a professional archivist in maintaining, preserving, and providing access to the Museum's archival collection. Although prior subject knowledge of the history of Freemasonry and fraternalism is not required, the successful candidate will be expected to gain subject knowledge on the job, with guidance from the Museum & Library's professional staff.

The archivist is responsible for all aspects of the archives collections. The archives collections are comprised of a number of important collections pertaining to Freemasonry, fraternalism, and American history, as well as the institutional archives of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite's Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, which date back to the 18th century; and the institutional archives of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, which date back to its founding in 1975.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

·         Arranges, describes, and houses archival materials according to current professional standards, including the creation of finding aids and MARC records

·         Provides archival reference services for in-house staff and external researchers

·         Actively seeks new acquisitions via donation and/or purchase

·         In conjunction with the Executive Director, assists in the development of policies and procedures for the records management program for the Museum and Supreme Council

·         Maintains, updates, and implements record retention schedules for records management program

·         Maintains a thorough and up-to-date understanding of digital file formats, electronic records management, and digital sustainability practice and theory

·         Continues to inventory, prioritize, and catalog archives backlog

·         Assists with the planning, research, and organization of reading room exhibitions

·         Participates in digitization projects

·         Promotes archives collections to academic, Masonic, and other audiences through various outlets, including the Museum & Library's blog and The Northern Light, the membership magazine of the Scottish Rite's Northern Masonic Jurisdiction

·         Staffs reference desk on Saturdays of every other month

·         Recruits and supervises archives interns and volunteers as needed

·         Performs other duties as assigned/required by supervisor

 

Position Requirements

·         Master's Degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution, or graduate degree in archival studies, or graduate degree in a related discipline with equivalent experience in archives

·         Minimum of 5 years professional archives experience, preferably in a museum or academic setting, and including experience with reference, acquisitions, and collections processing

·         Demonstrated knowledge of trends, principles, and practices in archival collections, including issues in electronic/digital archives

·         Enthusiasm for Masonic, fraternal, and American history

·         Strong and broad historical research and analysis skills; excellent attention to detail

·         Sound and effective writing skills

·         Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills evidenced by success working in a collaborative environment

·         Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and growth

·         General knowledge of issues in records management, along with practical experience, or at least one course in records management

·         Strong customer-service orientation and excellent interpersonal skills

·         Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

·         Must be team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible

·         Ability to regularly lift 40 lb. records storage boxes

Preferred Qualifications

·         Second Master's degree in American history or American studies

·         Subject knowledge of the history of Freemasonry and fraternalism

·         Institutional archives and/or records management experience

·         Familiarity with archival collections management systems or databases, such as ArchivesSpace

·         Knowledge of archival metadata schemas and standards, EAD, DACS

·         Familiarity with Mimsy XG collection management software

·         Reading knowledge of French

 

Work schedule

Position requires working Saturdays every other month: Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30-4:30

Alternating month schedule is Monday-Friday,  8:30-4:30

 

Salary & benefits

$40,000 to $42,000 per year.  Benefits include Medical & Dental health plan, paid vacation, and 401K plan.

 

About the Van Gorden-Williams Library and Archives

The Van Gorden-Williams Library and Archives is one of the premiere repositories in the United States for the study of Freemasonry and fraternalism and is one of six major Masonic libraries in the United States. It is a department within the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, an American history museum founded and supported by Scottish Rite Freemasons in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. The Van Gorden-Williams Library and Archives' collections reflect the Museum's scope of Freemasonry, fraternalism, and American history and supports research on the Museum's object collections, as well as the exhibitions the Museum has displayed through its nearly 40 year history.

The Archives collection, consisting of more than 2,000 cubic feet of material, is comprised of numerous collections including Masonic and fraternal regalia catalogs dating from the late 19th century, a collection of thousands of Masonic and fraternal postcards, a large collection of Masonic and fraternal membership certificates, hundreds of Masonic ritual manuscripts dating back to the 18th century, minute and ledger books of various other fraternal groups, the Galford Collection of  WWI and WWII posters, the Uys Family Collection of material pertaining to teenage hoboes in America, and the G. Edward Elwell, Jr. Collection of autographs.

Additionally, the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts has placed over 11,000 objects and documents on extended loan at the Museum as part of a joint project to catalog, preserve, and make accessible this collection. Among the archival items are approximately 200 18th-century letters, 200 photographs, and 900 Masonic certificates.

 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:

 

Richard V. Travis

Executive Director

Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library

33 Marrett Rd.

Lexington MA, 02421-5703

rtravis@monh.org

 

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Reference Librarian, Research & Instruction Coordinator, Bentley University, Waltham MA

Description of Duties: 

Provide assistance and instruction in the use and access of library information resources to all members of the academic community. Coordinate all aspects of the Bentley Library information literacy program, including implementation and assessment of curriculum-integrated projects and assignments.

Primary responsibilities include:

* Provide leadership through the coordination, planning, promotion, and assessment of the information literacy program.
* Collaborate with faculty to develop course-based assignments and meet departmental research needs.
* Conduct outreach with departmental and college level stakeholders in promoting the library's information literacy program and services.
* Align information literacy standards with the institution's goals and objectives, and accreditation standards.
* Stay current on trends in information literacy and library instruction; demonstrate eagerness to develop innovative models for information literacy.
* Contribute to the assurance of learning program to assess student outcomes and identify areas for improvement in the curriculum, and in particular the courses in the General Business Core.


Additional duties include:

* Provide in-person and remote-based research and reference services to library users.
* Teach information literacy classes, as well as provide one-on-one consultation to meet the research needs of faculty and students.
* Serve as library liaison to specific academic departments to ensure coordination of services and meet curricular needs.
* Create online tutorials and assessment tools for the General Business Core and other courses as needed.
* Develop and evaluate library resources for various areas of the collection.
* Attend professional conferences and workshops in order to keep current with the latest library and information literacy and teaching trends, developments, and resources.
* Contribute to the library's strategic goals.

Additional duties include:

* Provide in-person and remote-based research and reference services to library users.
* Teach information literacy classes, as well as provide one-on-one consultation to meet the research needs of faculty and students.
* Serve as library liaison to specific academic departments to ensure coordination of services and meet curricular needs.
* Create online tutorials and assessment tools for the General Business Core and other courses as needed.
* Develop and evaluate library resources for various areas of the collection.
* Attend professional conferences and workshops in order to keep current with the latest library and information literacy and teaching trends, developments, and resources.
* Contribute to the library's strategic goals.

Qualifications:


* Master's degree in Library and Information Science, or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution
* Minimum of three years reference and instruction, preferably in an academic setting
* Demonstrated ability to use technology effectively to enhance information literacy instruction
* Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently, within a team environment and with diverse groups
* Fluency in course management systems, LibGuides and other standard library instruction productivity software

To apply: https://jobs.bentley.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1399494052593

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Records Management and Registrar / Curatorial Manager, The First Church of Christ, Scientist I The Christian Science Publishing Society, Boston MA

SUMMARY

Develops and implements the records management program for The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and The Christian Science Publishing Society. Receives, documents, and cares for donations into the collections of The Mother Church. Defines policies and procedures for the management of Church collections and artifacts.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Coordinate and direct the records management program - 50%

  • Analyze records and record-keeping systems throughout the Organization and provide evaluations, plans, and remedies as required.
  • Manage legacy and archival records retrospective processing, analyses, and reappraisal.
  • Manage a wide variety of records management projects and work assignments
  • Manage the proper transfer, processing, retrieval, and storage of records.
  • Manage the organization's vital records program.
  • Coordinate the authorized destruction of records.
  • Develop long-term plans relating to Church collections, inactive records storage, publications, multimedia, electronic records, and archival records.
  • Provide associated reports, plans, and statistics to Senior Management.

2. Manage, document, and store donations accepted into the collections of The Mother Church - 50%

  • Develop and regularly review policies and procedures related to the collections of The Mother Church. Work with the curatorial staff of The Mary Baker Eddy Library regarding collections documentation, storage, and policies.
  • Regularly review inventories and controls of the artifact collection in the Organizational Archives of The Mother Church, ensuring that items are properly maintained, stored, and catalogued.
  • Identify conservation issues within the collection, and report on potential solutions to management.
  • Advise other departments and branch churches on conservation and collections management issues.
  • Work with Site Services to coordinate and consider ownership and placement of Church collections (e.g. artifacts, paintings, replicas, and furniture) and develop guidelines for collection classification.
  • Coordinate and arrange for the binding of archival copies of Christian Science Periodicals (Journal, Sentinel, Quarterly and Herald)
  • Record the accessioning and de-accessioning of records and artifacts from donors


STAFF MANAGEMENT AND JOB CONTACTS

Reporting Relationships
Supervision: Reports to the Manager of the Office of Records Management, Audit and Compliance

Regular Contacts

Works directly with organizational departments, and personnel at all levels throughout the Church center who have record materials; with Senior Management via the RMC and RMC Subcommittees; with Christian Science Journal Directory Services; with the MBEL on acquisitions and acquisition policies.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience

Master's degree in Library Science, history or fine arts or similar subject, and 5 or more years of experience in records management, artifact registration, classification, coding, and authentication procedures. Project management experience, professional certifications (e.g., ARMA, NEMA), and work experience across a broad range of records management, curatorial, and archival projects are highly desirable.

Knowledge/Skills

Strong working knowledge of curatorial, archival and records management theory, practice, and policies. Must have solid analytical and project management skills and be able to utilize and understand records management software. Must have knowledge of pertinent records management law and regulations. Must be able to write manuals, instructions, and guidelines. Must be able to develop policies and programs. Must be able to communicate with precision and clarity in both written and verbal forms. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work as a team player.


Technology Skills

Strong knowledge of records management software, and a high degree of skill in database entry, searching, and reporting. Can assist or lead others in use of the database, including electronic records-keeping processes and handling, query and report generation, research and reference skills, ability to develop and maintain classification systems (including coding and data entry criteria, file plans and naming conventions). Overall, a broad knowledge of technologies applicable to records management, archives, and libraries.

Work Environment
This position regularly works in an office environment.

Physical Requirements
The incumbent must be able to lift 30 to 40 pound boxes, climb stairs and ladders, and handle the physical requirements of moving materials within repository areas.

Christian Science Information
Mother Church membership is preferred.

To apply: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/tfccs/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10456&esid=az

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Internship, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS), Columbia University

Summer 2014 Semester


This isn't just any internship opportunity. This is an internship opportunity from the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) at Columbia University! And we aren't looking for the average library school student - we're looking for students exuberantly passionate about the role of libraries in addressing the changing environment in which scholarship and research are produced. We're searching for people extraordinarily motivated to further their education and skills in areas of:


• Emerging digital publishing practices
• Research data management
• Institutional repositories
• Scholarly communication
• Digital A/V creation and archiving


Those exceptional people who are accepted for this internship will have the opportunity to explore first- hand effective systems for creating, distributing, and preserving digital scholarly content. No prior experience is required. With the guidance of the Centerʼs Research Data Manager, Digital Repository Manager, Research and Scholarship Initiatives Manager, Communication Coordinator, Production Manager, and Video Services Manager, and with consultative input from the Director of the Copyright
Advisory Office, interns will support copyright clearance, metadata creation, and editorial and production work at CDRS. Based on their interests, interns can focus in one of four areas: (1) scholarly communication (2) scholarly publishing and production, (3) video production and preservation, or (4) institutional research repositories and data management.


Depending on the area of focus, primary responsibilities will
include:


• Evaluation of copyright and permissions statuses of materials slated for online distribution as part of projects undertaken by CDRS or for deposit in Columbiaʼs research repository, Academic Commons;
• Research on institutional repository practices and technologies and drafting of text for the Academic Commons website;
• Creation of test cases and user interviews, and quality assurance/testing of user interfaces, permissions tools, and content-access systems within Academic Commons and other CDRSʼ projects;
• Drafting/editing of text for the CDRS website and for marketing/educational materials about the work of the Center;
• Production duties for CDRSʼ journal and conference projects;
• Research for, creation of content for, and event-related work for CDRS' Scholarly Communication Program
• Creation of metadata for items deposited in Academic Commons and for other projects as needed;
• Use of social media platforms to promote Columbia-created research and the activities of CDRS, to engage the community, and to enhance partner relationships;

• Regular consultation with and reporting to supervisors and appropriate staff members on Simple video production duties for CDRSʼ video services team. 

Professional Interactions
Through daily or weekly work, the interns will communicate with CDRS staff members, the Copyright Advisory Office, other employees at Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, and with Columbia faculty, students, scholars, and alumni/ae whose materials the intern handles.


Professional Development
Depending on their chosen area of focus, the interns will receive training and hands-on experience in practices associated with the management of digital repositories; in the production of online journals, conferences, and websites; in the recording, post-production, and preservation of digital video; and/or in the use of social media to enhance the scholarly communication process; and/or in issues such as open access and copyright.


Primary Site Supervisor
Research Data Manager, CDRS


Timeframe
The duration of this unpaid internship is one semester, either
during the Fall, Spring, or Summer sessions.


Schedule
10-15 hours per week.


Compensation
This is an unpaid internship.


To Apply

For consideration for the coming semester, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: anurnberger@columbia.edu by Monday, May 12, 2014. Please identify a primary (and, if you wish, a secondary) focus area in your letter, and explain why that area is of particular interest to

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Legal Research Librarian, Law Firm, Boston MA

AccuFile seeks Legal Research Librarian on behalf of our client, a leading global law firm in Boston, MA.  The ideal candidate will have two to four years of experience conducting IP legal research, an exceptional customer service orientation and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct cost-effective electronic research in a wide range of practice-specific areas of law including intellectual property, patent, regulatory, legislative history, as well as business news and media;
  • Assist with training lawyers, staff and other stakeholders on the use of web-based legal research programs such as Westlaw, LexisNexis, electronic journals, on-line court dockets and legislative materials;
  • Coordinate informational support for all firm practice and administrative areas;
  • Assist with outreach, marketing and the development of strategic plans.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Hold a Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited organization or other relevant advanced degree;
  • Possess two to four years of work experience conducting IP research in a legal environment; Possess organizational awareness, excellent communication skills and the proven ability to work independently or with a team.

 

To apply:

 

Please forward resume and cover letter to Kathleen Schmidt, kschmidt (at) accufile (dot) com.

 

AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about AccuFile's integrated research and knowledge solutions, please visit

www.accufile.com

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Integrated Social Sciences Librarian, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle WA

The University of Washington Libraries seeks an enthusiastic librarian committed to providing a range of services to the online Integrated Social Sciences undergraduate degree and Evening Degree Completion Programs administered by UW Professional and Continuing Education. The librarian provides assistance to program-specific students, staff, and faculty using a range of educational techniques and technologies, and ensures that they are provided with quality reference and research assistance, instruction, and other appropriate services and support as described in the UW Libraries' Subject Librarian Position Description Framework. The librarian is an active member of the Libraries Teaching and Learning Group, and works closely with members of the Libraries' Educational Outreach Team to develop services and tools for hybrid and online instructional efforts.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  •   Provides consultation and instruction services to students enrolled in UW's online undergraduate degree in Integrated Social Sciences in collaboration with the Social Sciences subject librarians.
  •   Coordinates library service to the Undergraduate Evening Degree Completion Program, including the major in Social Sciences, providing regular orientations and student consultations.
  •   Creates and maintains diverse learning objects to support instruction and research, including subject and course guides (using Libguides), video tutorials, and university courseware.
  •   Collaborates with the Instructional Design & Outreach Services Librarian in developing and promoting tools and services for in-person, hybrid, and online information literacy instruction.
  •   Participates in staffing the Libraries' virtual reference and information service.
  •   Participates with colleagues in recruiting, training, and supporting student staff who provide outreach services to students, faculty, and librarians involved in fee-based degree programs.


Required Qualifications

  •   Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  •   Undergraduate or graduate degree in a social sciences area.
  •   Experience or strong interest in planning and providing information literacy instruction.
  •   Experience or strong interest in using online learning tools and technologies.
  •   Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and cooperation are essential.
  •   Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills; evidence of strong written and oral communication skills.
  •   Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  •   Evidence of initiative and resourcefulness in past professional or academic activities.


Preferred Qualifications

  •   One to three years of experience working in public services in an academic library.
  •   Demonstrated experience planning and providing information literacy instruction in a course management system or other online environment.
  •   Evidence of engagement with current and emerging educational technology trends, particularly as they contribute to meeting the needs of researchers in the social sciences.
  •   Demonstrated experience working creatively, collaboratively, and effectively with colleagues, faculty and students.
  •   Experience with Libraries assessment projects and initiatives.


For more information, see the official notice of vacancy here: 
http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/librarians/integrated-social-sciences-librarian

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Research Specialist for GIS, Digital Humanities Center, University of Rochester, Rochester NY

POSITION SUMMARY: The River Campus Libraries at the University of Rochester seeks an innovative, collaborative GIS Librarian. The GIS Librarian will report to the Head of the Digital Humanities Center (DHC) and support GIS initiatives and projects across the disciplines with a particular focus in the humanities. Working closely with the Head of the Center, the Research Specialist will consult with faculty and students on specific GIS projects in support of their research, teaching, and learning activites. A priority for the Digital Humanities Center is working with faculty to integrate GIS data resources into their research and curriculum. The Research Specialist will work closely with all subject librarians and the Data Librarian in outreach efforts to identify and support GIS opportunities in the disciplines. Current initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rochester include the Virtual St. Georgeâ??s Project led by History Professor Mike Jarvis, and a new course, Digital Cityscapes, led by German Professor June Hwang. The ideal candidate will have a record of innovation and creativity in making GIS tools accessible, understandable, and applicable to an academic audience.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Research & Teaching Support: Consults with faculty and students on specific GIS projects in support of their research and teaching in the humanities Develops services to assist faculty in finding and applying geospatial data Provides research assistance, classroom presentations, and instruction on the use of GIS tools and software Collaborates on the development and implementation of library and university projects that involve the use of geospatial data Faculty & Staff Outreach Promotes the integration of GIS into teaching and research through active participation with faculty and students Works closely with subject librarians in outreach efforts to identify and support GIS opportunities in their disciplines Grant Sponsored Research Supports the Historic Bermuda Project, the Bragdon Archive Project, the Seward Family Papers Project, and other projects as needed depending on grant funded priorities Professional Development, Assessment, and Service Monitors trends in GIS applications to teaching and research Maintains professional collaborations with RCL colleagues, University IT, and other campus stakeholders Participates in long term planning, conducts ongoing assessment of services and develops web-based guides and other research tools as needed Collaborates on special projects and serves on committees and working groups as needed to support the River Campus Libraries Strategic Priorities Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library or Information Science; demonstrated proficiency using GIS software and spatial data, including ArcGIS and other ESRI software products; web development skills; the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to academic library service excellence, the ability to work effectively within a diverse academic community, a demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team environment, and evidence of innovation in delivering library services.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with data visualization tools and software and concepts as related to geospatial information; experience creating and maintaining appropriate geospatial data models and metadata; experience managing a geospatial imagery collection; GIS professional certification; instruction experience and expertise in teaching and learning in higher education. This document describes typical duties and is not meant to limit management from assigning other duties as required. The Libraries, the University, and the Area: The Digital Humanities Center, located in the Rush Rhees Library, is a specialized learning unit whose mission is to assist faculty and students in integrating digital tools and resources in teaching and learning, and to serve as a partner for other University of Rochester groups engaged in interdisciplinary scholarship. The DHCs other professional staff positions include a director, programmer, and digitization specialist. The DHCs digitization program is a service point that facilitates digital access to library materials for classroom use, curricular support and scholarship, and provides support for the preservation of, and access to born digital scholarship and web-based scholarly initiatives. Current projects include Virtual St. Georges, the construction of a 3D model of historic St. Georges, Bermuda with History Professor Michael Jarvis, Digital Cityscapes, with German Professor June Hwang, and the Bragdon Archive Project, with History Professor Joan Rubin and Art and Art History Professor Joan Saab.

The University of Rochester Libraries belongs to the Association of Research Libraries and has collections of nearly 3.75 million volumes and more than 28,000 active serial titles. The River Campus Libraries, the largest of three library systems at the University of Rochester, is a leader in user-centered design research, institutional repositories, and web-based services. Recent projects include a multi-year ethnographic study of undergraduates, two IMLS-funded projects to study how faculty and graduate students conduct research and Andrew W. Mellon foundation grants to design and develop open source discovery tools. The River Campus Libraries are currently finishing the first year of a five year strategic plan centered on transitioning to a digital future which promises to be a very exciting time for a motivated, innovative professional wishing to join our team. For more information on the Libraries, please consult our website: www.library.rochester.edu The University of Rochester is the sixth largest private employer in New York State and one of the nations leading private universities with over 5,000 undergraduates and 3200 graduate students on the River Campus.

Located in Rochester, New York, the University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Among the 100 largest metropolitan regions in the country, Greater Rochester has earned a reputation as one of the most livable communities in the nation. Located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario and gateway to the scenic Finger Lakes, Rochester offers 1.1 million residents the amenities of a metropolitan area with a quality of life not available in many urban regions. Rochester is recognized as one of the most affordable housing markets in the country where the prospect of owning a house is a possibility. Newsweek has consistently listed several high schools in the metropolitan area as among the best in the country. The metropolitan area boasts 20,000 acres of parkland and offers year-round recreational opportunities for those who like to be outdoors in all seasons. In addition to hosting past PGA and Ryder cup tournaments and the annual LPGA tour, Rochester is also home to top-level minor league baseball, hockey, soccer, and lacrosse teams. For more information about living in Rochester, see www.rochestermadeforliving.com

Application deadline is May 15, 2014 . Please apply online and ALSO send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Kelley Kitrinos Rush Rhees Library University of Rochester Rochester, NY 14627 RCLHR@library.rochester.edu The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

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Taxonomy Analyst, eTouch, San Jose CA

eTouch Systems is looking for "Taxonomy Analyst" for a requirement with direct client of ours. To apply, send latest resume with a daytime contact to sraghuram@etouch.net or call 510-795-4800 * 183 for details.

Location: San Jose CA
Title: IT Analyst - TAXONOMY
Duration: 12 months
Please note: We are not seeking a generic Business Analyst rather an Analyst with specialty experience in the area of Ontology/Taxonomy and search experience.

Job Description:
- Developing, mapping, evaluating, and maintaining taxonomies
- Conducting user research, usability testing Interviewing stakeholders, subject matter experts, and end users
- Support taxonomy implementation
- Support integration of content-, document-, taxonomy-management tools, search engines etc.

Required Skills and Qualifications
- Experience working in document management space
- Experience with taxonomy, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and classification
- Excellent attention to detail
-Very strong communication, both written and verbal.
-Ability to lead/direct small focused groups of individuals.
-Experience in dealing with key business stakeholders in a professional manner including client engagement and building relationships with business and partnering technology teams.

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Intern-Taxonomy & Systems, QVC, West Chester PA

To apply: http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_qvc/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=17312&localeCode=en-us


QVC has a new and exciting opportunity for an Intern to join our Taxonomy & Systems team, assisting the Media Managers. This team supports the live broadcast by supplying video assets from QVC's media asset library. The position is based at our Studio Park headquarters in West Chester, PA. Don't miss the chance to earn while you learn in a productive environment that supports one of the world's largest multimedia retailers.

The Taxonomy & Systems Media Management Team Intern is responsible for the following:

  • Assists with data clean-up in the company-wide media asset management tool
  • Reviews data to ensure compliance with naming conventions
  • Assigns asset types to category folders
  • Performs tests of job aids to ensure clarity
  • Assists with department documentation

Required Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a 4 year Bachelor's or Master's program - preferably in information science, library science, or business
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Familiarity with taxonomies, metadata or organization of information
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to concentrate for extended periods of time
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, primarily Word and Excel

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Volunteer Archiving Intern Position, Laboratory of Adult Development, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

Volunteer Archiving Intern Position
The Laboratory of Adult Development
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Waldinger, M.D.

About the Lab
The Study of Adult Development is one of the longest and richest longitudinal studies of human development ever conducted. For more than 70 years, two groups of men have been studied from adolescence into late life to identify the predictors of healthy aging. This study has allowed us to examine psychological traits, social factors, and biological processes that characterize adolescents and forty-year-olds who evolve into vigorous and engaged octogenarians. The study has created an unprecedented database of life histories with which to view the dynamic character of the aging process. To date, it has been a resource for over 150 scholars and scientists studying topics ranging from the influence of maternal warmth on young adult physical health, to the effects of combat exposure on social functioning, to the relationship between early life adversity and late life cognitive functioning.

Position Description:

Recently, our lab has undertaken a project to completely archive all study data in electronic format in order to preserve this one-of-a-kind data set and make it more widely available as a resource for scholars of human development.

  •  Preparing the records for scanning.
  •  Document labeling, ordering, and organizing,
  •  Inventory creation.


Commitment: 8 hours per week (two 4 hour shifts) for the summer and fall, with a start date in June. Days and hours are flexible.
Candidates should possess excellent organizational skills and the capacity to work independently.

This is a wonderful opportunity for students with an interest in archiving, library work, history, historical research, and/or preservation.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Laura Distel, Project Coordinator
LDISTEL@partners.org

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Preservation Intern, Special Collections, State Library of Massachusetts, Boston MA

The Special Collections Department is offering part-time internships this summer to assist with preservation tasks.  Internships can start in the first weeks of June, with possibility of extension. We request a minimum commitment of four hours per week: preferably 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm.

 

The intern will assist the Preservation Librarian in a variety of preservation/conservation projects including but not limited to: paper surface cleaning, document repairs and lining, archival rehousing, encapsulation, book and spine repairs, and cleaning/organizing the Special Collections shelving units. The ideal preservation intern will have significant knowledge of, and hands-on experience/training in, archives, special collections, and preservation/conservation techniques.

Since the early nineteenth century, the State Library has collected materials that reflect Massachusetts' government, culture and history, and continues to maintain the most comprehensive collection of Massachusetts state publications in existence. Its collection has been carefully and thoughtfully gathered for almost 200 years, and it forms a tremendous resource for all areas of Massachusetts research. The Library has an active program to make its collections available through public programs, exhibitions, and digitization.

 

The State Library's Special Collections Department includes items that need special care due to their age, fragility, or format. Holdings comprise rare books, manuscripts, broadsides, newspapers, tax valuations, architectural drawings, prints and photographs, scrapbooks, and souvenirs. The collection is particularly strong in nineteenth and twentieth-century city directories, maps, and atlases.

 

State Library internships are unpaid, but provide students with valuable work experience in a unique library setting. The library is conveniently located in downtown Boston in the Massachusetts State House, one block from the Park Street MBTA station. Our operating hours are Monday through Friday 9-5.

 

For more information, contact the Preservation Librarian: Kelly.Turner@state.ma.us. To apply for this internship, please send a cover letter and resume to Kelly.Turner@state.ma.us.

 

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Reference Internships, Special Collections, State Library of Massachusetts, Boston MA

The Special Collections Department is offering part-time unpaid internships to assist with reference and exhibitions activities, but also including other special projects.

 

Internship 1: General Reference

The intern will work with staff to cover the reference desk (helping on-site patrons, answering telephone and written inquiries). Duties may also include processing of small collections, records management and appraisal of the Library's archival records, inventories and re-housing of historical materials, collection surveys, and digitization. We request a minimum commitment of eight hours per week, in blocks of four hours, preferably either 9am-1pm, or 1pm-5pm.

Start date: this internship can start immediately.

 

Internship 2: Reference and Exhibitions

The intern will work with staff to cover the reference desk (helping on-site patrons, answering telephone and written inquiries). Primary duties outside of reference will include conducting the research, item and image selection, preservation review, scanning, creation of label text, and panel fabrication for an upcoming exhibition.

This internship will be half-time, five days per week.

Start date: this internship will start on or about June 2, 2014.

 

Since the early nineteenth century, the State Library has collected materials that reflect Massachusetts' government, culture and history, and continues to maintain the most comprehensive collection of Massachusetts state publications in existence. Its collection has been carefully and thoughtfully gathered for almost 200 years, and it forms a tremendous resource for all areas of Massachusetts research. The Library has an active program to make its collections available through public programs, exhibitions, and digitization.

 

The State Library's Special Collections Department includes items that need special care due to their age, fragility, or format. Holdings comprise rare books, manuscripts, broadsides, newspapers, tax valuations, architectural drawings, prints and photographs, scrapbooks, and souvenirs. The collection is particularly strong in nineteenth and twentieth-century city directories, maps, and atlases.

 

State Library internships are unpaid, but provide students with valuable work experience in a unique library setting. The library is conveniently located in downtown Boston in the Massachusetts State House, one block from the Park Street MBTA station. Our operating hours are Monday through Friday 9-5.

 

 

For more information, contact Beth Carroll-Horrocks or Silvia Mejia at the Special Collections Department: special.collections@state.ma.us, or 617-727-2595. To apply for this internship, please send a cover letter and resume to special.collections@state.ma.us.

 

Please be sure to indicate which internship you are interested in.

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Library Specialist, Apex Systems, Burlington MA

We are looking for a Library Specialist for our DoD client in the Burlington/Lexington, MA area.

Description:
A junior Library Specialist with experience archiving and catalouging within a library environment.  We are also open to candidates with significant experience in this area.

Required Skills:
Experience working in a library setting

Experience with archiving and/or catalouging software used within a library setting

Strong communication skills and attention to detail

Additional Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen and able to pass a government background check

Location:
Burlington/Lexington, MA area

Duration:
1 year W2 contract position (extensions in one year increments; expected to be multi-year)

Pay:
$25-35/hr (approx. $52K-72K per year; flexible based on experience)

Benefits:
Vacation and Holiday package
Health and Medical Benefit options

If you are interested in learning more about this position please apply ASAP or send your Word format resume to Claudio Baccari at CBaccari@ApexSystemsInc.com.

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer and encourages both female and minority applicants.

 

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Computer Coordinator, Holyoke Public Library, Holyoke MA

Position Summary: This position plans, implements, and maintains the Library's automated systems and services, public access, and staff computers and devices. Serve as systems administrator for the library's local area network, including maintenance, security, and development; Administrator of the Library's web site.

Essential Functions:
1. Administer and supports Library's integrated circulation and cataloging systems.
2. Maintain Library's print and time management software.
3. Manage desktop systems including purchase, installation, upgrade, repair, security, and routine maintenance for staff and public functions.
4. Provide liaison with hardware, software, and telecommunications vendors.
5. Provide public and staff with technical training in the use of public and staff internet applications, software, and hardware, creating in-house documentation as needed.
6. Maintain inventory and license records for all hardware and software.
7. Perform other duties are required.


Skills and Abilities Required:
1. Proficient in the administration of personal computers and peripherals, including imaging and cloning, disk protection and lockdown, anti-virus and anti-spyware, etc.
2. Experience with the system administration of Windows server-based networks and knowledge of Windows server operating system.
3. Experience with security controls for networks, clients, and maintenance of firewalls.
4. Understanding of Library operations and mission, including experience with automated circulation systems.
5. Strong web markup skills, including HTML and CSS.

Skills and Abilities Preferred:
1. Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited program.
2. Some familiarity with web development applications, scripts, and a Mac environment.
3. Bilingual applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands; Occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Status: Non-Exempt (hourly)
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week. Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm and alternating Saturdays.
Pay rate: $1348.20 bi-weekly
Employee Benefits: City of Holyoke
Reports to: Director, Holyoke Public Library

Please respond by email only by May 15, 2014 to:


Personnel Administrator
City Hall, 536 Dwight Street, Suite #7
Holyoke, MA 01040
Personnel@Holyoke.org
No phone calls inquiries or walk-in applications, please.

The City of Holyoke is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, family status, gender, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

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Library/Knowledge Management Intern, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville TN

Library/Knowledge Management Intern
Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL) and Knowledge Management at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) offer a one-year Library/Knowledge Management Intern appointment with the possibility for extension to a second year Fellowship given appropriate demonstration of skills/knowledge and successful completion of initial training.

The internship is designed to provide training in a dynamic health care environment where interns have unique opportunities for advanced training in health science librarianship, knowledge management research, and biomedical informatics. It also offers unique exposure to all facets of a dynamic, innovative and internationally-recognized academic medical center library. The work schedule is primarily Monday-Friday, but includes 3-4 half-days/year on a weekend.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience
Requires a master's degree in library/information science. Candidates with special library experience, a science background or a second degree in a relevant field are preferred.

Desired Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess:

*        proven high-level oral and written communication skills

*        an evident passion for learning more about health-science topics and genetic concepts

*        strong organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills

*        a high level of self-direction and motivation, demonstrated attention to detail, and customer service skills

*        effective time management and prioritization skills that yield satisfactory results when pressured for time or when significant challenges arise

*        ability to easily adapt to change, including duty re-assignment as needed to best reflect the needs of the organization

*        an evident interest in lifelong learning and in contributing to the profession through research projects and scholarly communication

*        a proactive, professional attitude towards searching the literature, combined with a passion for learning how to best filter information from a variety of biomedical resources and databases

*        proficiency with technology use and social media communication

*        the ability to prioritize and work both independently and as part of a team

*        a desire to work in a fast paced, highly demanding and dynamic environment where personalized medicine and pharmacogenetics are top priorities.

Goals and Projects
In addition to working with essential library products and services, interns experience a variety of exciting responsibilities such as developing library research projects and scholarly communications; working with researchers; enhancing knowledge management tools; providing filtered and evidence-based information services to VUMC clinicians; participating in projects to integrate filtered information provision into informatics tools; participating in and developing user and staff training sessions; and using their skills to assist fellow library staff and users.

Training Approach
Interns experience a variety of exciting responsibilities such as actively participating and contributing to research projects and scholarly communications; working with educators, clinicians, and researchers; enhancing knowledge management tools; and providing information services designed to best reflect the needs of the medical center.

The training relies on a proven project-based management approach for learning and draws from a series of internally-taught modules, workshops and classes. The intern is expected to complete a detailed learning plan in an area agreed upon with library and knowledge management leadership and to demonstrate knowledge gained in skills verification sessions.

The salary for the position is $43,000. Following successful participation in projects and completion of the learning plan, the intern may be eligible to continue into a second year if the position is viewed as key and critical to the medical center. The benefits are those of exempt staff at Vanderbilt (see http://hr.vanderbilt.edu/benefits/BenefitsOverviewCandidate2014.pdf). Vanderbilt employees accrue time off according to the institution's flexPTO (Paid Time Off) plan (seehttp://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/07/flex-pto/).

To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter via the Vanderbilt Human Resources site at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/work-at-vanderbilt/, job requisition number 1405882.

Candidates contacted for an on-site or videoconference interview may be required to give a short presentation on a topic and provide a sample of their writing.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Minorities, persons with disabilities, and women are encouraged to apply.

Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.

Vanderbilt is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and Vanderbilt policy, smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas on Vanderbilt property.

Environment

For a detailed description of services and projects, please see http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/diglib/about/synopsis.html.

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Records Manager, Frontline, WGBH, Boston MA

PBS's flagship public affairs series FRONTLINE -- the longest-running investigative documentary series on American television -- is expanding to a year-round broadcast schedule, with more long-form documentaries, more web-exclusive reports, and new magazine-format programs that fully explore and illuminate the critical issues of our times. Hailed upon its debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE has earned every major award in broadcast journalism. In 1995, the series pioneered one of the earliest websites for television; and today, pbs.org/frontline remains one of PBS's most popular general-audience sites with 104 full-length documentaries available for viewing online.

Position Overview
The award-winning PBS documentary journalism program FRONTLINE seeks an experienced information professional for the role of Records Manager. Working as a member of the FRONTLINE administrative team, the Records Manager oversees all archival documentation generated during program production, processes audiovisual collections, and tracks the hiring and compensation of all program talent.

Key Job Functions

- Audiovisual processing: Arrange and describe collections of analog and born-digital audiovisual materials according to internal library standards and industry best practices.
- Database management: Collect descriptive databases generated during program production and enhance existing metadata to meet internal library and legal standards.
- Outreach and education: Create and maintain strong working relationships with filmmakers and production companies, guiding them through the process of documenting their audiovisual materials and acting as an expert resource on metadata standards.
- Reference and research: Respond to inquiries from filmmakers seeking archived audiovisual materials.
- Talent tracking and management: Generate and document all necessary paperwork to hire and compensate program writers, musicians, and other talent. Draft and submit all union talent agreements, including WGA, AFTRA, AFM, and composer contracts, as well as all cover letters and related correspondence. Process all talent payments.
- Collaboration: Work closely with administrative, editorial, post-production, legal, and media library teams to contribute to successful FRONTLINE programming.

Skills Required
- Knowledge of archival best practices, including arrangement, description, and preservation.
- Experience working with audiovisual and born-digital collections.
- Familiarity with database management software, preferably FileMaker Pro, as well as Microsoft Office products. Familiarity with Workday a plus.
- Strong attention to detail and organization.
- Knowledge of metadata standards, preferably PBCore.
- Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Basic understanding of media copyright law.
- Discretion and a sense of responsibility with confidential information.
- Interest in documentary journalism and public broadcasting.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Personable and service-oriented.

Preferred Skills

- Pursuing or in possession of master's degree in library science.
- Coursework completed in areas of records management, metadata, database management, and audiovisual collections.
- At least one year working in a records management role.
- Experience working within a production company.
- Understanding of talent unions.
- Experience working in a customer service capacity.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related field.

WGBH's employment site is http://www.wgbh.org/about/employmentopportunities.cfm, and anyone interested in applying should look for Job Req # P-01522 and apply through the site. 

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Assistant Director - Community Outreach, Great Barrington Libraries, Great Barrington MA

The Town Manager will be accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director - Community Outreach at the Great Barrington Libraries.

 

The position is 40 hours per week.    Rate of pay is $18 - $20 an hour, commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefit package.  The work schedule will reflect the operation hours of the Library, with some evenings and weekend hours of work required.  Employee will be a member of the AFSCME Union. 

 

Definition

The Assistant Library Director - Community Outreach manages and administers a broad range of public library functions focused on community outreach, programming, fundraising and special projects.  Reporting to the Library Director, the Assistant Director - Community Outreach performs administrative, supervisory and direct service work assisting the Library Director and all other related work as required.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Library Director, the Assistant Director shall:

  • Create and coordinate displays and programs of a literary or social nature.  Market programs through brochures and other media. 
  • Prepare and maintain displays and exhibits; arrange for special exhibits.
  • Work with Friends of the Libraries, Board of Trustees and others in fundraising activities.
  • Identify, write and administer grants and recommend fundraising opportunities.
  • Develop and supervise library programs and procedures, including those involving personnel, budget expenditures, securing support from public and private sources for materials and grant funds, and public relations.
  • Organize special events, including book readings, lectures and cultural events for adults at both libraries.  Implements community and cultural programs.
  • Coordinate and supervise volunteers.
  • Assist staff with issues involving patrons.
  • Perform circulation duties when necessary.
  • Promote and publicize library activities through local media.

 

The essential functions or duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

 

 

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

  • Education and Experience:   Master's degree preferred; specialized training in library techniques to be completed after employment; three years of library experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.   Experience with management and programming for non for profits and a community organization is preferred.
  • Additional Requirement: Proven grant writing experience.  Public relations and fundraising know-how.  Experience with community organizations and/or non-profits recommended but not required.
  • Knowledge, Ability and Skill:  Ability to keep routine records and make routine reports involving presentation of facts and data, oral and written communication skills; strong computer skills; ability to make decisions into achieve objectives.  Ability to initiate, coordinate and oversee a special project or program from inception to implementation.  Knowledge of computers, able to initiate and maintain websites and social media.

Physical Requirements

Minimal physical effort is required to perform most duties; some duties require moderate effort.  The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, speak, hear, use hands to operate equipment, climb, stoop, reach with hands and arms and lift books and furniture weighing up to 60 pounds.  Vision requirements include the ability to read and analyze documents and use a computer.

 

 

Candidates must submit applications to Jennifer Tabakin, Town Manager, 334 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 by 4:00 PM. Friday, May 16, 2014.

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Head of Technical Services and University Archives, Westfield State University, Westfield MA

Westfield State University seeks an energetic and forward-looking librarian to lead the library's Technical Services and Archives functions. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure track position responsible for managing Ely Library's Technical Services Department and planning for and overseeing the University Archives. This position reports to the Library Director. Noted for its strong sense of community and student support, Westfield State University is a Carnegie Master's Colleges and Universities institution with 5,675 students on a highly residential campus with growing hybrid and online programs. Located in the heart of campus, the Library was renovated in 2012 and migrated to OCLC's WorldShare Management Services in 2013.

 

Technical Services Responsibilities

 

The Ely Library Technical Services Department has two full-time support staff, one working full time in acquisitions/cataloging and the other spending about 80% of time in University Archives projects and reference and 20% in Technical Services.  Technical Services tasks include ordering and processing of library materials, repair of print materials and preparation of print monographs for rebinding.  Student assistant time is used to help with archives projects and processes new acquisitions. 

 

·         Supervise and train staff in WMS procedures and changes;

·         Improve acquisitions and cataloging workflows as needed;

·         Monitor staff efficiency;

·         Assure the integrity of the library's online catalog;

·         Maintain Technical Services statistics;

·         Work collegially with other librarians

 

University Archives Responsibilities

 

The University Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to items related to the rich history of Westfield State University since it's establishment in the 1830's.

 

·         Plan for and oversee the long-term collection, preservation, and digitization of materials that document the history of Westfield State University;

·         Plan for and oversee the production of metadata to assure accessibility to the University Archives in digital formats for research purposes;

·         Work with units from across the institution;

·         Supervise support personnel in accomplishing archival projects;

·         Communicate verbally and in writing with those involved in campus digitization projects (e.g. institutional repository);

·         Collaborate with archives staff from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston Public Library, and other colleges and universities on shared projects and issues;

·         Assist the Director in updating emergency planning and disaster recovery plans and procedures.

 

Other Responsibilities

 

·         Act as library liaison to assigned academic departments, updating subject LibGuides, and performing collection development tasks in those subject areas;

·         Serve at the Reference Desk as time permits or as needed for backup;

·         Participate in service to the University through committee and other work;

·         Contribute to local, regional, state and/or national organizations related to academic librarianship.

·         Remain knowledgeable and current in assigned areas of responsibility through ongoing professional development.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

·         Master's Degree from an ALA accredited library school;

·         Three years cataloging/metadata experience including original cataloging;

·         Working knowledge of OCLC and integrated library system(s);

·         In-depth knowledge of MARC standards;

·         Knowledge of metadata standards for materials in various formats;

·         Experience supervising support staff in an academic library;

·         Experience working with the acquisitions module of an ILS;

·         Demonstrated familiarity with current trends and developments in cataloging and metadata;

·         Evidence of excellent interpersonal communication skills.

 

 

Preferred:

·         Second Master's Degree;

·         Experience teaching information literacy skills

·         Working knowledge of WorldCat Management Services or other cloud-based integrated library system;

·         Record of service to library and/or academic communities;

·         Knowledge of archival description, digitization, and preservation methods.

 

For more information, please visit http://westfield.interviewexchange.com/.

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Library Director, Bacon Free Library, South Natick MA

BACON FREE LIBRARY 58 Eliot St So Natick MA 01760

www.baconfreelibrary.net

Library Director

The Bacon Free Library, a small independent library in South Natick, Massachusetts, seeks a Library Director.

Established in 1880 and located in the heart of historic South Natick Center in a park-like setting, the library overlooks the Charles River and is surrounded by lovely grounds and gardens. The library is a focal point of the community and serves patrons of all ages. The BFL also benefits from an active Friends organization and the Board of Trustees which combine to support the library with their time, energies and other resources.

With the support of a Childrens Librarian, part-time staff and volunteers, the Director will be responsible for the daily operations of the library, including collection management, coordinating adult programs, maintaining our online presence with social media and providing updated content for our website, maintaining the budget and financial records using spreadsheets and managing library staff. They are also responsible for coordinating with Natick town officials and Natick's Morse Institute Library. The library is also a member of the Minuteman Library System network.

To learn more about the Bacon Free Library visit our website at http://www.baconfreelibrary.net or check us out on Facebook athttp://www.facebook.com/BaconFreeLibrary

The preferred candidate will have direct library operations experience and possess a MLS from an accredited ALA program. They will have a demonstrated ability to successfully manage the overall operation and relationships of this small library. The ideal candidate should be energetic, enthusiastic, be able to act independently and creatively to develop and promote the library's programs and services; as well as relate well to patrons. The ideal candidate should also be computer literate and able to quickly master gmail.

This position is currently 36 hours a week and falls under the Town of Natick payroll schedule, which includes an attractive benefits program. Starting salary range is from 53 to 59K based on experience. The Bacon Free Library is an equal opportunity employer. The candidate will have to pass a CORI check.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to

bflresumes@comcast.net

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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Grants & Communications Intern, Open Learning Exchange, Cambridge MA

Summer Internship Opportunity: Grants & Communications Intern
What we are seeking: Open Learning Exchange (OLE) seeks a creative and enthusiastic Grants & Communications Intern who is excited about working toward OLE's vision of achieving quality universal basic education. This individual will work under the direction of the Grants Manager to assist with grant research and writing, crowdsourcing, and creation of content for OLE's website and social media platforms. This position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in international development, international education, fundraising, marketing, nonprofit administration, or communications and media.

About the organization: OLE [www.ole.org] is a social benefit organization (501c3) that is working with innovators and their governments in the developing world to transform their villages and cities, and ultimately their entire nation, into powerful learning communities. We emphasize team-based coaching, open source content and frequent sharing of information using a low cost digital library network that works off the Internet with locally-generated power. Currently, OLE is providing strategic advice and technical assistance to its partners in Somalia, Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda, Nepal, India, Rwanda, Uganda, Mexico, and Peru.

Internship details: We ask that our summer interns commit to 25-35 hours a week. Telecommuting is possible, but two days per week must be spent in our conveniently located office in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. Preference will be given to a candidate who can commit at least 4 months to OLE. Please note that this position is unpaid, but it will provide diverse experiences in the workplace.

Key responsibilities include:

  •  Assisting with researching and writing material for grant proposals.
  •  Maintaining OLE's active presence on social media platforms.
  •  Creating original content for print and online marketing efforts.
  •  Coordinating crowdsourced fundraising efforts.
  •  Providing administrative support to the OLE team, as needed.


An ideal candidate will:

  •  Be committed to OLE's mission.
  •  Bring to OLE skills in grant writing, crowdsourcing, social media, and website management.
  •  Self-direct, prioritize, and take initiative.
  •  Have high levels of professionalism and interpersonal skills.
  •  Have a sense of humor and enjoy working as part of a small team.
  •  Be proficient in French, Spanish, Somali, or Swahili.
  •  Have previous experience in an international or nonprofit setting.


Those interested can apply at: http://www.applywizard.com/5ed3.7a2d

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Global Programs Intern, Open Learning Exchange, Cambridge MA

Summer Internship Opportunity: Global Programs Intern
What we are seeking: Open Learning Exchange (OLE) seeks a creative and enthusiastic Global Programs Intern who is excited about working toward OLE's vision of achieving quality universal basic education. This individual will work under the direction of the Global Programs Manager to assist with the day-to-day operations of global programs, with a specific focus on OLE's Community Learning Centres Program. The CLC Program provides high-quality learning opportunities to nearly 500,000 refugees - mostly children and youth - in the UNHCR refugee camps of Dadaab, Kenya. This position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in international development, conflict resolution, international education, refugees,
activity-based learning, nonprofit administration, or entrepreneurship.

About the organization: OLE [www.ole.org] is a social benefit organization (501c3) that is working with innovators and their governments in the developing world to transform their villages and cities, and ultimately their entire nation, into powerful learning communities. We emphasize team-based coaching, open source content and frequent sharing of information using a low cost digital library network that works off the Internet with locally-generated power. Currently, OLE is providing strategic advice and technical assistance to its partners in Somalia, Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda, Nepal, India, Rwanda, Uganda, Mexico, and Peru.

Internship details: We ask that our summer Global Programs Intern commits to 25-35 hours a week. Telecommuting is possible, but two days per week must be spent in our conveniently located office in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. Preference will be given to a candidate who can commit at least 4 months to OLE. Please note that this position is unpaid, but it will provide diverse experiences in the workplace.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  •  Assisting with CLC Program implementation and reporting.
  •  Working closely with OLE's refugee staff in Dadaab.
  •  Developing, maintaining, and drafting content for OLE's web page on the CLC Program.
  •  Identifying OERs for OLE's digital library that are aligned with requests from the field.
  •  Providing quality assurance for our digital library.
  •  Providing administrative support to OLE team, International Partners and Centers.


An ideal candidate will:

  •  Be committed to OLE's mission.
  •  Bring skills in project management, business administration, writing, blogging, and social media.
  •  Self-direct, multi-task, prioritize, and take initiative.
  •  Have high levels of professionalism and interpersonal skills.
  •  Have a sense of humor and enjoy working as part of a small team.
  •  Be proficient in Somali, Swahili, Spanish, or French.
  •  Have previous experience in an international or nonprofit setting.


Those interested can apply at: http://applywizard.com/5ed3.b4cf

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Digital Library Curator, Open Learning Exchange, Cambridge MA

Summer Internship Opportunity: Digital Library Curator
What we are seeking: Open Learning Exchange (OLE) seeks a dedicated, passionate librarian to curate and expand our digital library, or BeLL (Basic e-Learning Library). This individual will coordinate library resource collection, maintenance, and software quality assurance efforts. This position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in library sciences, digital preservation, international education, and literacy programs.

About the organization: OLE [www.ole.org] is a social benefit organization (501c3) that is working with innovators and their governments in the developing world to transform their villages and cities, and ultimately their entire nation, into powerful learning communities. We emphasize team-based coaching, open source content and frequent sharing of information using a low cost digital library network that works off the Internet with locally-generated power. Currently, OLE is providing strategic advice and technical assistance to its partners in Somalia, Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda, Nepal, India, Rwanda, Uganda, Mexico, and Peru.

Internship details: We ask that our summer Global Programs Intern commits to 25-35 hours a week. Telecommuting is possible, but two days per week must be spent in our conveniently located office in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. Preference will be given to a candidate who can commit at least 4 months to OLE. Please note that this position is unpaid, but it will provide diverse experiences in the workplace.

Key responsibilities include:

  •  Coordinating the curation of Open Educational Resources for the BeLL.
  •  Spearheading library development efforts related to usability.
  •  Assisting with the library's software quality assurance process.
  •  Identifying and collecting open educational resources for the BeLL.
  •  Providing administrative support to OLE's management team as needed.


An ideal candidate will:

  •  Be committed to OLE's mission.
  •  Bring to OLE passion for digital libraries.
  •  Be skilled in informational organization and metadata management.
  •  Be familiar with Classification Web and Library of Congress Subject Headings.
  •  Self-direct, prioritize, and take initiative.
  •  Have a sense of humor and enjoy working as part of a small team.
  •  Be proficient in French, Spanish, Somali, Swahili, or Arabic.
  •  Have previous experience in an international or nonprofit setting.


Those interested can apply at: applywizard.com/5ed3.6d4c

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Digital Scholarship Librarian, Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA


Job Description

Boston College Libraries seeks TWO creative, knowledgeable, and intellectually curious Digital Scholarship Librarians (Arts & Humanities, and Sciences & Social Sciences) to advance digital scholarship initiatives at Boston College by providing consultation, technical support, and project management for faculty, librarians, staff, and students engaged in technology-rich scholarly projects, Under the direction of the Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives & Public Programs, and in conjunction with subject and instruction liaisons, systems and digital library staff, scholarly communications and repository librarians, and others, s/he works directly with clients (faculty, students, staff) in identifying and deploying appropriate tools and technologies to meet research or publication needs. In addition to direct support at the project level, s/he will deliver training, group instruction, and workshops on Digital Scholarship topics with an emphasis on data visualization, text mining and encoding, mapping, and data analysis, and will maintain project documentation for a growing corpus of digital scholarly production. This role requires exceptional technology skills, creativity, and communication skills, and an understanding of discipline-specific and interdisciplinary research methodology. The ability to listen, articulate problems, and find effective technology solutions across a variety of disciplines, while working with a range of clients from novice scholars to senior faculty, is essential.

Requirements

MLS from an ALA accredited program with a strong technology component. Minimum 2 years related work in developing and supporting digital content in an academic environment required. Preferred: additional graduate degree in a) the arts or humanities, b) sciences or social sciences. Practical knowledge of and experience with a range of tools for the analysis and display of information, such as online exhibit tools, social media, scanning / OCR, data visualization, geospatial analysis, encoding and text mining, programming and scripting languages, format conversion and editing protocols and tools, graphic design, relational databases, metadata schema, and open web standards. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and persuasively across scholarly and technology domains; experience applying research methodologies to solve scholarly problems; exceptional project management skills.

The successful candidates will each have a portfolio of technology-rich projects and will demonstrate enthusiasm for exploring new technologies and seeking opportunities to share their knowledge with others. S/he will bring an ability and mindset to develop new skills and integrate them as technologies evolve.

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, nation origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.


Apply at https://www7.bc.edu/erecruit/index.html

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Instruction Specialist, Michigan Technological University, Houghton MI

Michigan Technological University's J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library welcomes applications for the position of Instruction Specialist from individuals enthusiastic about delivering instruction and learning services at the highest levels of quality and service. This position provides a variety of opportunities to work with a team of experienced, highly innovative librarians to deliver and assess instructional programming at an institution where information literacy is an adopted undergraduate learning goal tied to the university's undergraduate learning outcomes. This is a one-year fixed term position with an appointment period of 7/1/2014-6/30/2015. Should further funding become available and a satisfactory performance review, there is possibility of extending the position beyond this term. Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disability.

For a full description and to apply, visit: https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/1608

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Website Developer Summer Intern (unpaid), Merrimack Public Library, Merrimack NH

Merrimack Public Library Title: Website Developer Summer Intern (unpaid)
The Merrimack Public Library is looking for a MLIS student intern who wishes to gain practical library experience by creating a content management system using Drupal that will expand library web services to meet the needs of the public and improve our information and service delivery processes. The Library's current website is maintained using outdated software that limits both staff contribution and website functionality; the Library has the beginnings of a Drupal site that has not gone public. The internship will run from June 1 until August 29th. Intern schedule can run 16-30 hours a week, to be determined by intern and supervisor. The Summer Intern is unpaid, but hours may be applied to school credits (to be determined by Intern's academic institution). The Library encourages that the Intern keep a journal to track time and read professional articles regarding library trends and best practices.

Address: To apply, submit resume to Yvette Couser, Library Director via email ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org
or by mail to: Merrimack Public Library
470 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, NH 03054

Website: www.merrimacklibrary.org

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Adult Services Summer Intern (unpaid), Merrimack Public Library, Merrimack NH

Merrimack Public Library Title: Adult Services Summer Intern (unpaid)
The Merrimack Public Library is looking for a MLIS student intern who wishes to gain practical library experience by supporting the Department Head and staff in our fast-paced Adult Services Department, which includes Reference and Circulation. Duties include: assisting patrons (primarily adults) in the use of the library, assisting with special events and activities, and processing library materials. Intern will also research current practices and trends in Circulation and Adult Services to help Department Heads address several customer service problems and report on potential impact on staffing and budget. The internship will run from June 1 until August 29th. Intern schedule can run 16-30 hours a week, to be determined by intern and supervisor. The Summer Intern is unpaid, but hours may be applied to school credits (to be determined by Intern's academic institution). The Library encourages that the Intern keep a journal to track time and read professional articles regarding library trends and best practices.

Address: To apply, submit resume to Alex Estabrook, Head of Adult Services via email alex@merrimacklibrary.org
or by mail to: Merrimack Public Library
470 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, NH 03054

Website: www.merrimacklibrary.org

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Youth Services Summer Intern (unpaid), Merrimack Public Library, Merrimack NH

Merrimack Public Library
Title: Youth Services Summer Intern (unpaid)

The Merrimack Public Library is looking for a MLIS student intern who wishes to gain practical library experience by supporting the Department Head and staff in our fast-paced Youth Services Department. Duties include assisting patrons (primarily children from birth to age 17 and their caregivers) in the use of the library, assisting with special events and activities, and processing library materials. The internship will run from June 1 until August 29th. Intern schedule can run 16-30 hours a week, to be determined by intern and supervisor. The Summer Intern is unpaid, but hours may be applied to school credits (to be determined by Intern's academic institution). The Library encourages that the Intern keep a journal to track time and read professional articles regarding library trends and best practices.

Address: To apply, submit resume to Liz Gotauco, Head of Youth Services via email liz@merrimacklibrary.org
or by mail to: Merrimack Public Library
470 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, NH 03054

Website: www.merrimacklibrary.org

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Summer Intern - Content Management, Infotrieve, Wilton CT

Infotrieve is a global leader in information services and content management technology for businesses. For more than 25 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 an entry level paid intern to assist with ongoing projects to expand Infotrieve's digital collection of scholarly research, a collection currently comprising over 60 million articles. In this role you will be responsible for identifying new publishers to secure agreements with, sourcing contacts, communicating with a wide variety of publishers around the world, and finalizing agreements.

This is a great opportunity for an exceptional individual with strong organizational, technical, and communication skills to work with an industry leader in cloud-based content access technology. Infotrieve has partnerships with thousands of publishers from around the globe and is constantly seeking to expand those partnerships. This position is located in our Wilton, CT headquarters and reports to our Manager of Content Acquisition.

Internship length: 10+ weeks
Hours per week: 40 (M - F)


Responsibilities

· Work with the Content Management team to identify potential new publisher relationships
· Utilize and update our database of publisher information
· Communicate effectively with publisher representatives from around the world
· Effectively address questions from publishers regarding Infotrieve's business model and the nature of our relationship with the publishers


Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree required; MLS a plus
· Strong academic record
· At least six months of library or customer service experience
· Strong fluency with Microsoft Office applications
· Foreign language skills a plus


How to Apply
Please visit our jobs page at http://infotrieve.theresumator.com/apply/ or send resumes to careers@infotrieve.com.

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Metadata Librarian, Northeastern University, Boston MA

Northeastern University seeks applications and nominations for an energetic, creative, and self-motivated individual to join its service-oriented and forward-looking Library team.
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, BOSTON
METADATA LIBRARIAN
Reporting to the Supervisor of the Digital Metadata and Ingest unit, the Metadata Librarian provides descriptive and subject metadata for analog and digital resources according to nationally recognized data structure, content, value, and format/technical standards. The Metadata Librarian's responsibilities include creating, updating, and maintaining metadata in the Library's cutting-edge library management system (Alma), the digital repository service (Fedora), the Library's online discovery service (Primo), and other metadata repositories. He/She will resolve data-related problems, batch import and ingest records using automated data correction and import tools, and act as a resource within and beyond the Department for metadata creation. The Metadata Librarian will also manage and supervise metadata projects, including original and retrospective cataloging and classification projects using MARC and non-MARC standards. The successful candidate will have experience creating and maintaining metadata, a solid knowledge of established and emerging metadata standards, strong technical aptitude, and the ability to work collaboratively and independently in a team-oriented environment.
Qualifications
• ALA-accredited master's degree in Library or Information Science required.
• Some academic library experience preferred using current metadata structure, content, value, and format/technical standards, and a bibliographic utility. 
• Experience with Dublin Core and/or MODS, MARC, AACR2, RDA, LCSH required. Some experience with original metadata creation and retrospective metadata projects preferred.
• Knowledge of established and emerging national and international standards relating to metadata and classification. Familiarity with HTML, XML, XSLT, and various programming languages preferred. Knowledge of digital asset management software and experience with an XML editor such as Oxygen desirable.
• Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal, communication, supervisory, project management and organizational skills.
• Self-motivated, detail-oriented, with good team-working skills, a strong service orientation, and a demonstrated commitment to staff development and diversity in the workplace.
• Knowledge of trends and issues in academic libraries, scholarly communications, higher education, publishing, and metadata developments. Working knowledge of a modern foreign language desirable. 
About Northeastern University Libraries   
The Northeastern University Library is at the hub of campus intellectual life. Resources include over 900,000 print volumes, 500,000 e-books, and 60,000 electronic journals. The Snell Library building welcomes 1.5 million visitors a year on the Boston campus and the library's web site serves users around the world. The library provides award-winning research and instructional services, a growing focus on networked information, and extensive special collections that document social justice efforts in the Greater Boston area. The library has an ambitious vision to expand its digital initiatives by developing its digital repository, digitizing unique collections, constructing integrated collaborative spaces, and fostering the adoption of digital media and the creation of new knowledge. The Northeastern University Library leads the way in redefining library service in the 21st century. For more information, please visit www.library.northeastern.edu 

 

About Northeastern
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs--our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning--build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.  See http://www.northeastern.edu.
Applications received by June 1, 2014, will receive first consideration, though applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. 
To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/465445, where more details of the position's responsibilities, the University's outstanding benefits, and the salary range associated with this position are also available. For more information on the position, and to nominate candidates, contact Daniel Jergovic, Supervisor, Digital Metadata and Ingest, d.jergovic@neu.edu 
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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User Experience Librarian, Morse Institute Library, Natick MA

The Morse Institute Library is seeking a User Experience Librarian for a benefited permanent position at 36 hours a week.

 

User Experience Librarian. 

Job responsibilities include:  print and online reference service in person, by phone or electronically; readers advisory; webmaster for library website; computer troubleshooting and computer assistance to library users. The person in this position will also assist in the format, design, and coding of library websites and services content and perform basic troubleshooting of web services and assist with the maintenance of web applications.

 

The successful candidate will be proficient with information technology and electronic databases, and have demonstrated skills with best practices in reference work at a busy public library reference desk.  Must have a genuine commitment to excellent customer service and be a team player with excellent communication skills, patience, sense of humor, tact and timeliness.  Must be flexible, innovative and have knowledge of current trends in libraries, publishing and technology.

 

Desired qualifications: Technology skills

  •       Two to four years work experience using HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3 and web standards to publish web content.
  •       Experience using web editing software such as Dreamweaver or similar applications.
  •       Experience with a CMS (Content Management System), preferably WordPress.
  •       Advanced knowledge of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) techniques.
  •       Advanced knowledge of information architecture, usability and web accessibility techniques.
  •       Familiarity with cross-browser and cross-device web design, including responsive design.
  •       Basic to intermediate knowledge of JavaScript and JQuery.
  •       Experience using Photoshop or similarly robust image editing applications. Additional familiarity editing video and audio preferred.
  •       Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting basic back-end web site issues.
  •       Experience in computer networking, computer hardware and software installations and troubleshooting
  •       Comfortable presenting in front of a group
  •       Proficiency in working with a variety of e-book devices and their apps
  •       Is comfortable working independently as well as collaborating with a group

Desired qualifications: Visual Design & Communication Skills

 

      Skilled at print and web graphic design, including advanced knowledge of graphics editing software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, GIMP, and/or Inkscape.

 

  •       Skilled at writing for print and the web.
  •       Skilled at creating instructional materials.
  •       Familiarity with content strategy principles for the web.
  •       Basic knowledge of video editing software.
  •       Experience in wayfinding and space design.
  •       Ability to conduct user research and assessment.
  •       Ability to train staff and patrons.

 

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from an accredited institution.  1-3 years experience in reference at a public library preferred. 

 

Starting salary is $27.788/hour for 36 hours per week, with generous benefits

(4 weeks annual vacation), must be able to work Monday through Friday, including at least one evening a week and a Saturday rotationFlexibility to work other hours as needed may be required.

 

Please send your resume, cover letter and names of 3 references as electronic attachments to this email:  natickreftechlibrarian@gmail.com.  Closing date is Wednesday, May 14, 2014 by 5pm.

The Town of Natick is an equal opportunity employer.  

 

ONLY electronic/email submissions will be accepted.  Please do not mail your application material by US Mail.

 

You can address your cover letter to: 

 

Linda Stetson, Director

Morse Institute Library

14 East Central Street

Natick, MA 01760

 

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Automation Coordinator, Mid-Hudson Library System, Poughkeepsie NY

The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) is seeking an experienced librarian to serve as Automation Coordinator in support of resource sharing services. The Coordinator's primary responsibilities are: (1) to work cooperatively with member libraries and vendors to administer the MHLS integrated library platform (ILP); (2) supervise Cataloging Services; (3) develop and maintain ILP, cataloging and related documentation; (4) and provide support and training to the staff of member libraries. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment and initiative in a collaborative decision making environment.

MHLS supports an Innovative hosted Sierra ILP for 66 member libraries in 5 counties. The ILP provides access to more than 2.3 million items and annually performs more than 4 million circulation transactions. MHLS has been selected by Innovative as an early adopter for Encore 4.4. Cataloging Services provides copy and original cataloging, maintains more than 650,000 bibliographic records, and works with member libraries to implement local policy.

Minimum qualifications are:

  • Master's degree (MLS, MIS) from an ALA accredited institution
  • Two years of ILS/ILP experience;
  • Two years of cataloging and classification experience; and
  • Two years of supervisory experience.


Hiring salary for this full time position is $55,000-$60,000 with excellent benefits including New York State retirement; medical and dental insurance; and paid vacation and sick leave.

To apply please submit a letter of interest addressing each minimum qualification and a resume to: jobs@midhudson.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) is headquartered in Poughkeepsie, NY and is composed of the sixty-six (66) independent public and free association libraries in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster counties. MHLS insures the public's right to free access, facilitates economical resource sharing, and promotes professional library services while working in partnerships with libraries and other library organizations.

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College Archivist/Special Collections Librarian, Williams College Libraries, Williamstown MA

Williams College Libraries seeks a creative, innovative, and energetic individual for the position of College Archivist/Special Collections Librarian. Reporting to the College Librarian, the College Archivist/Special Collections Librarian is a member of the library's leadership team and oversees all operations of Williams College Archives and Special Collections. This position is responsible for developing and implementing short and long range departmental goals and programming, working with administrators, faculty, college staff and students on projects involving College records, College history, and the Archives. S/he directs the department's collection development activities, oversees reference and research services and outreach activities for the archival and special collections, and collaborates with colleagues on library-wide services and initiatives. This is a full-time, 12 month administrative staff position.

The opening of the new Sawyer Library in 2014 offers exciting and unique opportunities for the College Archives and Special Collections which will share space and functions with the Chapin Library of Rare Books. In this new environment, the College Archivist will collaborate with colleagues to successfully integrate public services in support of the research and curricular needs of Williams College faculty, students and guest researchers.

For full job description and to apply

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Reference Librarian, Andersen Library, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater WI

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Andersen Library seeks an enthusiastic reference librarian to join our service-oriented team. The Library serves a vibrant campus community with 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students in beautiful southeastern Wisconsin, convenient to both Madison and Milwaukee. The librarian will serve as the Library's liaison with the First Year Experience Office, the History Department, and other assigned academic departments.

 

Position: Reference & Instruction Librarian

Academic Staff Rank: Associate Academic Librarian (rank depending on qualifications), renewable annual full-time, 12-month appointment

 

Starting Date:  August 1, 2014 (negotiable)

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide in-person and virtual reference assistance to library users in all academic disciplines.
  2. Assist users in utilizing print and online information sources including government and legal resources.
  3. Provide library instruction and participate in assessment of student learning.
  4. Assist in general and reference collection development efforts, including print, audiovisual and online resources.
  5. Serve as liaison with the First Year Experience Office, History Department, and other assigned academic departments, participating in promoting library resources and services and coordinating the library instruction offered to "New Student Seminar" course sections.
  6. Develop instructional and marketing materials including library user guides, social media posts, and tutorials.
  7. Investigate, recommend, and employ current and emerging trends, best practices, and technologies related to reference services and information literacy instruction.
  8. Work evenings and weekends on a rotational basis.
  9. Serve on library, campus, community, and professional committees as appropriate.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS.
  • Professional reference experience in an academic library.
  • Experience delivering effective library instruction and commitment to information literacy and assessment of student learning.
  • Expertise in using print and online information resources relevant to a variety of academic disciplines, including history.
  • Demonstrated ability using computer applications, such as Microsoft Office and screencasting, desktop publishing, survey, or web authoring software.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member with diverse faculty, staff, and students in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
  • Understanding of current technology and its applications to libraries, and an interest in ongoing discovery and evaluation of new and emerging technology.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience promoting library services and resources to first-year college or university students.
  • Experience employing software and technology common in academic libraries, e.g., LibGuides, chat reference, Primo or other discovery tool, Zotero or other bibliographic management software, screencasting, tablets, ereaders, scanners, video editing, mobile apps.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in history.

 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

For a description of the University and Library please visit our web site at http://library.uww.edu/.

 

Applications must include letter of application; resume; and names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of at least 3 professional references. Mail to Reference Search and Screen Committee, c/o Anne Kimball, Andersen Library, UW-Whitewater, P. O. Box 900, Whitewater, WI 53190-0900, or email to kimballa@uww.edu. Complete applications received by May 27, 2014 are ensured consideration. Position open until filled.

 

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an AA/EEO employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. A criminal background check is a contingency to employment and will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

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Archives Internship, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Boston MA

Park:        Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

 

Project:   Support Archives/Curatorial Division

 

Position:  Archives Internship

 

Introduction

The archives intern selected for the Archives / Curatorial division will support preservation projects on the historic archival collection held at the site.

 

Background

 Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site is a 7.21 acre property located in Brookline, Massachusetts.  The mission of site is to preserve and interpret the legacy and significant resources associated with Frederick Law Olmsted, founder of American landscape architecture, and the premier landscape design firm he established in 1883 at his "Fairsted" property in Brookline, Massachusetts. Olmsted retired from practice in 1895, at which point his sons and successors perpetuated his design ideals, philosophy and legacy over the course of the next century.

 The Olmsted home and office were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963 and became part of the National Park Service in 1979. Primary resources include the historic Olmsted House, Office, residential landscape, and archival collections containing approximately 1,000,000 original design records associated with more than 6000 projects. Olmsted National Historic Site manages an active research program that provides access to archival documentation for the study and rehabilitation of Olmsted-designed landscapes nationwide.  In addition, the park offers programs and exhibits on the firm's work and legacy; and engages young people in thinking and learning about the history and contemporary relevance of public parks through a growing menu of curriculum-based programs. 

 

Internship Overview:  

The SCA applicant selected for this internship will gain valuable experience in historic site museum operations. Specifically, the intern will have opportunities to participate in the historic preservation of archival collections. This intern will collaborate with experienced archivists to gain knowledge in the field of cultural resource management and preservation.   The internship may also provide an opportunity to observe or assist with the site's education and visitor services programs.

 

Internship Goals and Objectives:  

  • Develop knowledge of the cultural resources held at the national historic site.
  • Successfully complete historic preservation projects related to our core mission.
  • Gain knowledge in the field of archives and museum studies.
  • Assist with digitizing the historic landscape photograph albums.
  • Provide informal visitor contact while working on resources.
  • Work with archives staff to re-house museum collections and edit collection finding aids.
  • Learn about the history and mission of the National Park Service, and understand the role that preservation of museum collections plays in cultivating public stewardship of natural and cultural resources managed by the NPS.

 

Project Scope:

  • Understand park and agency missions, and how preservation of cultural resources plays a vital role in the achievement of these missions.
  • Understand the principles of cultural resource management and use them to participate in meaningful projects that allow visitors to forge connections with the site and its stories.
  • Work with senior staff to refine collections care skills.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with NPS colleagues and park partners.
  • Understand the roles/responsibilities of park staff and volunteers as they relate to preservation and safety.
  • Demonstrated experience working as a member of a team to accomplish a project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to and/or background working in public service.

 

Special Skills Required:

The incumbent should have familiarity with basic archival practices and have experience using a computer.  In addition, the applicant should have demonstrated experience working as a member of a team to accomplish projects and operational goals and objectives; a desire to and/or background in working with people of varied ages; In addition, the incumbent should be highly motivated and interested in public service.

 

Budget

 

See Attachment A: Budget

 

Other Information:

 

Position closes May 15, 2014

 

  • Interested Applicants should apply at:

 

 http://www.thesca.org/serve/position/archives-intern-boston-candidate/po-00535807

 

 

  • Additional Training Provided by the Park:

Intern will be provided with in-house training regarding the safe handling and care of museum collections and use of the ICMS (Interior Collection Management System) used to manage museum collections.  First Aid and CPR training will also be available. 

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