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Interim Children's Librarian, Public Library, Middlesex County MA

Position Title:  Interim Children's Librarian                                                                   

 

BiblioTemps®, a short-term staffing service of the Massachusetts Library System, is seeking candidates for an Interim Children's Librarian for one of our public library clients northwest of Boston (Middlesex County). This position will begin on 8/25/14 and continue until 10/17/14 

 

Schedule: Full-time (40 hours/week); will also consider 2 part-time candidates (20 hours/week each) 

Monday 2-9pm; Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm; approximately 2 Saturdays in rotation

 

Job Summary: Work with children and their caregivers in a busy Children's room; implement programming and story-times for children from birth through 6th grade. Requires knowledge of children's literature, programming experience, customer service skills, and enthusiasm for working with children.

 

Technology: Knowledge of Sierra, ability to support patrons using OverDrive, Tumble Books, and internet searching; and a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 

 

To Apply:

Submit a current resume and cover letter online at http://www.bibliotemps.com/jobs/ by August 10.

 

 

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Interim Director, Public Library, North Central MA

Position Title:  Interim Director                                                                       

 

BiblioTemps®, a short-term staffing service of the Massachusetts Library System, is seeking candidates for an Interim Director for one of our public library clients in north central Massachusetts. This position will begin as soon as possible and continue for several months until a new director is hired.

 

Schedule: Full-time (40 hours per week).  Exact hours to be determined.

 

Job Summary: Provide professional, administrative, and supervisory work in directing the activities and operations of leadership and coordinate day-to-day operations of a public library in a small town (under 10,000 population) and in overseeing all library services and resources. Essential functions include:

  • Develop, administer, and coordinate the work of the library and staff
  • Administer policies concerning library operations, equipment, and facilities
  • Advise the Board of Trustees on library operations and policies
  • Train, assign, and evaluate personnel and volunteers
  • Prepare annual budget estimates; administer and account for library expenditures
  • Perform collection development
  • Oversee and implement circulation and technical services
  • Maintain partnerships with town government, community groups, and local businesses and promote library services within community
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited program, with a minimum of two years of progressively responsible library work experience, including supervisory experience
  • Complete working knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work and of the organization and management of library operations
  • Commitment to high quality customer service
  • Excellent communication, organizational, planning, and library technology skills

 

To Apply:

Submit a current resume and cover letter online at http://www.bibliotemps.com/jobs/ by August 10.

 

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Library Director, Reuben Hoar Library, Littleton MA

The Trustees of the Reuben Hoar Library seek an energetic, personable, forward-looking, collaborative, customer-oriented Library Director for our beloved library. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to public service, motivated to meet the dynamic needs of the community. The candidate will oversee and collaborate with a highly-dedicated, professional, cooperative library staff and make the Reuben Hoar Library a vital, relevant, and exciting place to learn and grow.                             

The Reuben Hoar Library is located thirty miles northwest of Boston in Littleton, Massachusetts -- a small, friendly community of 9,000 residents. The library is a member of the Merrimac Valley Library Consortium and is open 45 hours per week with an operating budget of over $510,000.

 

Duties/Description:  The Director manages the total operation of the library under the direction of the Library Trustees. The Director is responsible for developing and managing the library budget, supervising personnel, overseeing library programming, developing and implementing procedures, and has overall responsibility for materials selection.

 

The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator and a professional, friendly and dynamic leader. The ability to work effectively with the Library Trustees, an active Friends organization, a variety of local government and other community agencies is required.

 

Qualifications:  A master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program is required, plus a minimum of five years of administrative and supervisory experience.

 

Fluency in new and emerging technologies is a must.

 

Knowledge of grant writing and library expansion and building processes is preferred.

 

A complete job description is available at www.LittletonMA.org/employment.

 

Salary: Starts at $70,783,  commensurate with experience

Position starts:  November 2014

Resumes will be accepted until August 25, 2014

 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:

A. Essman, HR Administrator

Town of Littleton

37 Shattuck Street

Littleton, MA 01460; OR

aessman@littletonma.org

The Town of Littleton is an EOE.

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Director of Library Services and Archives, St. George's School, Middletown RI

Reports to:                 Dean of Academics

 

Job Summary:            Both teacher and administrator, the Director of Library Services plays a key role in supporting the School's educational goals. The Director is responsible for designing and implementing a dynamic and welcoming service-oriented library program that focuses on the educational needs of the entire school community. The Director also shares with the Assistant Director and the faculty the responsibility for teaching our students 21st ­century Information Literacy and research skills. The Director provides energy, leadership and vision in helping the School implement the Library Mission Statement, in developing programmatic initiatives such as the Crossroads Program, and in enhancing the library's web presence.

 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee all library services, daily operation of the facility, and all library policies, procedures, and initiatives;
  • Responsible for curriculum development of the Information Literacy program;
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director, faculty and students on the research process;
  • Coordinate and oversee the Crossroads Program;
  • Oversee the Archives;
  • Manage a staff that includes an Assistant Director of Library Services, additional library staff, and an Archivist;
  • Direct and participate in the staffing of the library on evenings and weekends;
  • Select, supervise and train student Library Prefects;
  • Attend regular Department Heads meetings;
  • Represent the School at Quarterly Ocean State Libraries consortium (OSL) meetings; train staff and ensure compliance with OSL policies;
  • Participate fully in the life of the School; attend faculty committees, chapel services and all-school assemblies;
  • Serve as a Faculty Advisor to 4-6 students;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Academics or Associate Head for School Life;
  • Support the School and its leadership.

 

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • ALA-accredited MLS with 5-7 years of experience in an academic library;
  • Excellent skills in the areas of communication, organization, and analytical problem-solving;
  • A strong service orientation, and the ability to multi-task with an upbeat demeanor;
  • Proven ability in overseeing projects, training and managing staff;
  • Proficiency in integrating educational technology into the program;
  • Experience in Information Literacy instruction is strongly preferred; 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with college, university or independent school library experience. 
  • Experience with Innovative Interfaces, Inc. integrated library systems (Sierra and/or Millennium) and LibGuides preferred.

 

This is an 11-month position that includes participation in the school's TIAA-CREF program, full benefits, and a competitive salary.

To Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter, and the name, address and telephone number of three professional references to: bob_nula@stgeorges.edu

 

Additional Relevant Information:

 

Library Mission Statement:  The St. George's School library is a vital center of campus intellectual life. It supports St. George's academic program by providing outstanding services, resources, and facilities for research and study.  The library also advances the broader educational mission of the School by awakening interest in a range of ideas, by inspiring a love of learning and scholarship, and by providing a place where all members of the school community can explore multiple curiosities about their world.

 

St. George's School, founded in 1896, is a nationally-known, independent coeducational college preparatory school for 365 boarding and day students in grades 9 - 12. The Nathaniel P. Hill Library houses 31,000 volumes in open stacks, a reference section of 2,500 volumes, and an audiovisual collection.  The library also subscribes to print newspapers and magazines, as well as numerous electronic databases including JSTOR, ProQuest Research Library and historical newspaper archives.  As a member of the Ocean State Libraries Consortium, the library also borrows and lends materials with public libraries in Rhode Island. Students are required to purchase a laptop computer, and the campus is fully wired and also provides wireless capacity. The library is staffed by two professional academic librarians and three part-time assistants, with additional support from the student Library Association and faculty proctors. The facility is open seven days and six evenings a week.

 

 

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Media Specialist at Elementary Level (full-time), Lyme-Old Lyme Public Schools, Old Lyme CT

Announcement of Vacancy

2014-2015 School Year

 

Position:

Media Specialist at Elementary Level (full-time)

 

Qualifications:

1. Demonstrated competencies, attitudes and personal characteristics in keeping with high district standards.

 

2. Appropriate Connecticut Certification.

 

3. Must be highly qualified as defined by the State Department of Education regulations.

 

Compensation: Salary and benefits per group contract and salary schedule.

Application Procedure:

Go to http://www.region18.org/page.cfm?p=1584 and fill out online application

Please do not mail, email or deliver application materials. All applications are now accepted online.

 

Date of Posting: June 13, 2014

 

Closing Date: Until Filled

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Children's Librarian, Part Time, Newton Free Library, Newton MA

Position Title:             Children's Librarian, Part Time

 

Department:              Library   

                                                       

Location: 330 Homer Street

 

Salary Range:            $22.86 per hour, ten hours per week              

 

Department Head:    Philip E. McNulty, Director

 

The Newton Free Library Children's Department is one of the busiest youth departments in Massachusetts and serves children birth through 8th grade and their caregivers and educators. This position assists our full-time children's librarians in providing excellent customer service, programming, reference assistance, readers advisory and special project work as needed. 10 hours per week, evening and weekend hours required.

 

Qualifications: Master of Science in Library Science (MLS) and experience working in a public library children's room and leading childrens programs required. Applicants must possess a wide variety of computer skills, including familiarity with automated library systems, databases and common programs such as Word, Excel, etc. Strong skills in customer service, reader's advisory and programming preferred. Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team setting, work positively with diverse constituency and willingness to work on-call hours.

 

 

Individuals interested in the above position should submit a cover letter, resume and completed application to resumes@newtonma.gov. Please put the job title in the subject line. City of Newton application may be found in the Human Resources section of the City web site.

 

The City of Newton is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

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.9 Elementary Librarian, Halifax Elementary School , Kingston MA

Halifax Elementary School is a K-6 school. Part-time (.9) librarian needed.

Interested candidates for the position should submit a letter of intent, resume, transcript(s), and three letters of reference to:

Mr. John J. Tuffy, Superintendent of Schools
Silver Lake Regional School District
50 Pembroke Street
Kingston, MA 02364

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Coordinator of Children's Services, Town of Belmont, Belmont MA

TOWN OF BELMONT

BELMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY

COORDINATOR OF CHLDREN'S SERVICES

 

This is a full time 35 hour per week, position in an extremely busy Children's Department. The Coordinator of Children's Services plans, organizes and implements department programs, policies and procedures. Oversees the development and maintenance of collection, analyzes patron community needs. Provides assistance to children and adult patrons in use of all library resources including online catalog, databases and Internet. Works closely with the school department.  Promotes department activities and events. Must be committed to providing high level of public service. Must be committed to providing high level of public service.

 

Master's degree in Library Science from ALA accredited school with minimum three years of public library experience in Children's Services and two years supervisory experience preferred.

 

The hourly pay range is $29.8032 to $35.7868 and includes a full benefit package.

 

Applications/Resumes accepted at the Town of Belmont, HR Dept, 455 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA  02478, or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax 617-993-2741

By August 1, 2014

 

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Reference Librarian, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth MA

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is looking for a reference librarian to work at the reference desk, September 2014-June 2015, with the possibility of annual renewal. MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent is preferred; MLS candidates who have completed coursework in reference may be considered. Other qualifications include: reference experience, preferably in an academic library; strong interpersonal communications skills, and a demonstrated ability to work with colleagues and library users. This is a15-20 hour/week position, including all-day Friday, another half day, and one or two weekday evenings (4-9 pm). Recent graduates, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply. Salary: $25 per hour with MLS; $22 for MLS student; no benefits. Please submit letter of application, resume, and names of three references. Review of applications will begin on August 8 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted electronically to
http://umassd.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=F7A0D62E8D20653C242D9959ABFFBB49?JOBID=51339

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Library Fellow, UMass Medical School, Worcester MA

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

 

Under the direction of a Librarian or designee, the Library Fellow contributes to the organization by performing meaningful projects and assignments. The Library Fellows Program (LFP) is designed to provide a 2 year work experience emphasizing hands-on learning and research into topics of information management, and medical librarianship. The program incorporates training, professional development, and research. It is designed to guide the fellow toward a professional career in academic medical librarianship. The underlying principle of the fellow program "is shared value". The Lamar Soutter Library (LSL) provides a learning laboratory where recent MLS graduates experience the real working world and explore the range of experience when assisting clinicians and researchers with their information needs.

 

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

 

A cover letter is required in order to gauge your interest in this position.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide in depth and ready reference service to patrons
  • Provide reference service on demand via personal contact, telephone, or e-mail using a variety of information tools and library systems
  • Promote information and research services, engaging users to assess work needs beyond initial reference inquiries
  • Provide end user access to information resources using local, regional, and national collections and systems
  • Provide technology support to patrons
  • Participate in and lead strategic initiative teams, committees, and task forces
  • Develop content for the library's web page and posts using content management tool, e.g. LibGuides
  • Evaluate services and suggest changes to improve effectiveness
  • Participate in Library professional staff and consortia meetings
  • Design and implement research projects and publications in order to contribute to the advance in medical librarianship
  • In collaboration with the librarian mentor complete a research project related to health science librarianship in a focus area such as technology, evidence- based medicine, informatics, data or knowledge management
  • Deliver reports, presentations, and publications at peer reviewed level
  • Create a self- directed course of study and investigations to meet the challenge of interpreting results for decision making in a library environment
  • Perform other duties as required

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

MLS degree in an ALA- approved library/information science program

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/bmm2c3x

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Library/Media Specialist, Louise A. Conley Elementary School, Whitman MA

JOB GOALS:

1. To instruct students in accordance with the educational philosophy, course objectives, and curriculum of the District

2. To provide maximum learning opportunities for students in accordance with program objectives and each 'student's abilities, interests, and needs

3. To continuously develop his/her professional knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors in order to improve the educational opportunities of his/her students

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

INSTRUCTION

1. Instructs students in accordance with the District's philosophy of education, policies, and curriculum

2. Directs the teaching/ learning process toward the achievement of program goals, establishes specific objectives for all lessons, communicates these objectives to students.

3. Is prepared to instruct students assigned and has written documentation (e.g., plan book) of preparation

4. Diagnoses the learning needs of students in terms of the course objectives on a continuous basis and seeks the assistance of District specialists as required

5. Employs a variety of instructional techniques, materials, instructional media, consistent with the needs, interests, and abilities of the students and the objectives of the course

6. Assess the progress of students in terms of course ob¬jectives on a continuous basis and provides progress reports as required

7. Sets a positive example for students and community by demonstrating respect and concern for students and an awareness of community values



CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

1. Manages and fully utilizes class time for instructional purposes

2. Establishes and maintains a classroom environment condu¬cive to learning and teaching.

3. Assists the Administration in implementing policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner

4. Promotes appropriate student behavior and attends to misbehavior when it occurs in the teacher's presence whenever it is brought to a teacher's attention (e.g., hallway, cafeteria, washrooms, and grounds) 

5. Takes reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment materials and facilities

ORGANIZATION

1. Conducts school-related activities in conformity with School Committee policies and administrative regulations

2. Cooperates with administrators and others in developing and supporting school activities and maintaining an atmosphere conducive to learning and teaching

3. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with colleagues and supervisors

4. Maintains accurate student records as required by law, School Committee policy and administrative regulations

5. Takes and records attendance accurately in classes and/or homeroom, notes excessive absenteeism to supervisory personnel and parents

6. Conducts routine assignments with accuracy, promptness and efficiency

7. Maintains an accurate inventory of materials and supplies used in carrying out assignments

8. Performs all other duties as required by the school administration.

PARENT/COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS

l. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes


. 2. Establishes and maintains communication (oral and written) with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.

3. Solicits appropriately the help of parent (5) as required in the education of their children.

4. Maintains good humor, enthusiasm, initiative, and integrity with students and parents and has a positive working relationship with them.


CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

1. Assists in the development of curriculum and methods of course/ students evaluation in cooperation with department colleagues and the administration.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .

1. Incorporates constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement in performance made by supervisors.

2. Continuously self evaluates professional effectiveness in areas of curriculum, classroom performance, and teacher--student, staff and community relationships in order to maintain and/or improve professional competence.

3. Keeps abreast of new developments in his/her instructional discipline(s) and successful educational practices and programs in order to improve the quality of the educational experiences of his/her students.

Position Type: Full-time 

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Massachusetts Educators License Required - Library/Media Specialist

2. Demonstrates ability to instruct school students and to maintain purpose and order in the classroom and all other areas of the school.

3. Commitment to continuously improve professional competence

4. Demonstrates ability to design and deliver instruction to facilitate learning consistent with the philosophy, goals, curriculum and policies as established by the School Committee.

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

http://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=924732

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Content Analyst - Web Content, Acquire Media, Burlington MA

Job Description: The content analyst will have primary responsibility for the spidered (web-scraped) content in the Acquire Media product offerings. They will be trained in our proprietary tools and gain an understanding of all aspects of our content operation, from data transmission formats to delivery methods and frequency. The position requires a detail-oriented person with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize deadlines.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Research availability of online news content and identify relevant and credible content.

 

Manage the implementation life cycle, setting deadlines and providing scheduled milestones for software engineers

 

Classify news sources to our industry and subject taxonomy.

 

Provide content expertise to sales staff and customer account managers.

 

Requirements:

 

• College Degree (B.S./B.A) and 5+ years of experience as a business/technical analyst or librarian/information specialist.

• Familiarity with the software development lifecycle

• Familiarity with tools and data formats (including RSS, XML, and Text Editors)

• Experience working on multidisciplinary teams and an ability to manage small projects.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Salary: $52k/yr 

To apply, send your resume to jmcgorty@acquiremedia.com

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Sr. Reference Librarian, Library Outreach (part-time evening/weekend), Bentley University Library, Waltham MA

Description of Duties:

Bentley University Library is seeking an enthusiastic individual for a part-time, evening/weekend Sr. Reference Librarian position. Responsibilities include providing general and business reference services, and participating in the library's information literacy program. This is a 10 month (43 weeks), academic-year appointment beginning the last week in August and continuing through the second to the last week in June.  

 

Additional Description of Duties:

Provide quality, general and specialized reference service to Bentley University undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and other library users.

Participate in an active bibliographic instruction program that supports the undergraduate arts & sciences and business curriculum.

Develop research guides and other materials to support the informational needs of the Bentley community.

Requires knowledge of various academic and business information resources, the ability to provide point-of-use instruction to individuals and small groups, and teach formal classes in information literacy.

Necessitates flexibility in work schedule in order to augment full-time librarian schedules. Evening, weekend, and holiday work hours to be scheduled and fully anticipated.

He/she may be called upon to serve as a departmental liaison to specific academic departments and academic initiatives to develop electronic and physical collections that support the research and curricular needs of faculty.

Reference and research point-of-use assistance to library users.

Familiarity with ACRL's Information Literacy Standards.

Participation in information literacy program.

Research new print/electronic resources & recommend for procurement.

Create, maintain and update subject or course-specific Bentley Library Research Guides.

Serve as departmental liaison to specific academic department as needed.

Position Qualifications:

A master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school program with at least 3 years' experience in reference service, preferably in an academic library setting. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment with a strong commitment to public service. Familiarity with business, liberal arts and social sciences library resources.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a 10-month, 43-week academic year appointment; on leave 9 weeks per fiscal year from the second to the last week in June to the last week in August.

Evening and weekend hours.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

https://jobs.bentley.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1405999613804

 

 

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Specials Teacher (Librarian - Elementary), UP Academy, Dorchester MA

UP Academy - Dorchester

Specials Teacher (Librarian - Elementary)

2014-2015 School Year

UP Education Network is a nonprofit school management organization whose mission is to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools into extraordinary schools that sustain high achievement over time. Our turnaround schools ensure that students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential. UP Education Network currently operates four schools, UP Academy Charter School of Boston (grades 6-8), UP Academy Leonard Middle School (grades 6-8), UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester (grades K1-5), and UP Academy Oliver (grade 6). Across our network, we will serve more than 2500 students in Boston and Lawrence in fall 2014.

Role:

Teachers hold primary responsibility for the development of curriculum, the instruction of content, and, most importantly, the success of UP Academy's students.

Specific Responsibilities:

Implement curricula to meet academic standards;

Ensure student mastery of state, city, and school academic and behavioral standards;

Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;

Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;

Participate in curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions;

Provide consistent and high academic and behavioral expectations;

Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and

Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year.

Qualifications:

A passionate belief in UP Academy's mission, values, and educational model;

An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a relentless drive to

achieve them;

An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges;

Proven track-record of high achievement;

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills;

A sense of humility in the face of success;

Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom;

Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred;

A valid Massachusetts Teaching License for the appropriate grade level;

An ability to meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and "Highly

Qualified" according to NCLB; and

Current authorization to work in the United States - A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.

Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation package, including, when relevant, a salary equal to (and in some cases above) the district scale and comprehensive health benefits.

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit http://www.upeducationnetwork.org/careers and formally apply for this position through our on- line application system.

UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination.

NOTE: Please note that some of the elements contained in the job description are subject to bargaining obligations established by state and federal statuses and regulations including but not limited to M.G.L. c.71, §89 and are subject to change.

Terms: BTU, Group I
Please refer to the Salary Compensation section on the Career Site for more information on compensation. Salaries are listed by Union and Grade/Step.

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Platform Sales Associate, Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA

Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Digital Content Manager, the Platform Sales Associate (PSA) will play a critical role in identifying and engaging potential customers for digital platforms published by Harvard University Press, including the Digital Loeb Classical Library and the Digital Dictionary of American Regional English. The PSA will populate and maintain a customer database, arrange trial subscriptions, provide training, negotiate licenses, and manage ongoing customer support.

Responsibilities:

  • Become fully conversant in features and capabilities of HUP digital platforms. 
  • Proactively engages with customers to gain insight, communicate new and improved product functionality, and identify opportunities.
  • Maintains client base and corresponding retention volume by undertaking analysis, research, negotiation, and other activities that increase and solidify customer loyalty to HUP platforms.
  • Identifies, manages, and resolves issues via collaboration with internal teams such as Sales, Marketing, Editorial, and Accounting.
  • Learns and maintains proprietary Account Management System alongside external customer interaction database.
  • Provides regular internal reporting on sales completed and in-process.

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, plus at least 3 years' related experience in publishing and customer service OR library information science.

Additional Qualifications

  • Outstanding verbal communication skills; fluency in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
  • Strong multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skills, with ability to maintain professional demeanor under pressure.
  • Creative problem solver and decision maker, with enthusiasm and focus to reach positive outcomes.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, making decisions based on data and good judgment and drawing on resources to support decision making when appropriate.
  • Ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and draw meaningful conclusions and action plans from data.
  • Capacity to learn and effectively utilize Account Management System and other programs relevant to the role.
  • Advanced degree in Library Science a plus!

Complete job description available at


https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=33077BR



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Reference Librarian (half-time), Holyoke Community College, Holyoke MA

Job Description:

The librarian, in conjunction with other professional librarians, provides reference services and information literacy instruction.  Needs to be able to troubleshoot a range of computer issues.

DUTIES:

  1. Provides reference services to all library patrons by servicing regular shifts on the reference desk.
  2. Participates in the Information Literacy Instruction program by teaching classes as needed.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work effectively with a diverse community.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of Evergreen software; Must be able to start work at 8 a.m. on a consistent schedule.

COMPENSATION:  $25.95/hr.

STARTING DATE:  September, 2014 through December, 2014

HOURS: 18.5 hrs.

DEADLINE:   Screening will begin will applications received by August 8, 2014

For full description and to apply, go to:

http://hcc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=51206

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Children's Resource and Services Librarian, Perkins School For The Blind, Watertown MA

Children's Resource and Services Librarian

Department: Braille and Talking Book Library

Schedule: Full-time

 

Come join a team with a mission and make a positive difference in the life of a child! For over 180 years, Perkins School for the Blind has provided quality educational and residential services to students who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind, empowering them to reach their maximum potential. Perkins School for the Blind embraces diversity in ability, thought, culture and belief. We provide equal education and employment opportunities and value the unique talents and contributions of all of our students and staff. 

 

This position is responsible for the provision of resources and services to children and young adult patrons, and agencies serving such patrons of the library. The ideal candidate will conduct outreach activities to expand the users of the Library and heighten awareness of services, as well as serve as library web master and technical advisor through management of the library web site, web application and development of publications and web authoring.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • To determine task priorities and procedures for children and youth services in consultation with other appropriate staff.
  • To develop and maintain informational resources on agencies, programs and services available to children and youth with disabilities.
  • To select books and provide on-demand searches for patrons and agencies and identify other sources of alternative media materials for titles not available from the Library
  • To coordinate the Library's Summer Reading Program and other specialized activities for children and youth, educators, parents, etc.
  • To make presentations to groups, workshops, conferences, in-service seminars, and other activities to increase and expand the service to eligible users.
  • To serve as library web master and technical advisor in management of the library web site, web application development of publications, web authoring; to ensure electronic publishing standards and Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Guidelines are in place.
  • To write and/or edit various publications and specialized newsletters targeted to children, youth, and educators to assist and promote utilizing the service effectively. 
  • To assist in the development, marketing and communications efforts as needed, oversee photo shoots for publications, and act as a gatekeeper of the graphic standard guidelines.
  • To perform other related duties and task as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Three (3) years Library of Congress program
  • Experience in children's services, or equivalent of combination of education and experience

 

Preferences given to candidates with:

  • Experience in direct web design
  • Knowledge of Braille and/or American Sign Language

 

Benefits: We provide a complete benefits package, which includes, recess time, tuition reimbursement, medical and dental insurance, LTD and Life insurance, retirement programs and staff development and training.

 

 

For a more detailed description of the position and to apply, please visit our website http://www.perkins.org/careers/ and submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

 

Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students.  Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have relevant life experience are encouraged to apply.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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Librarian and Instructional Technology Specialist, Commonwealth School, Boston MA

Commonwealth School, a small independent day school in Boston, is seeking a Librarian and Instructional Technology Specialist. The individual will be responsible for managing and running all aspects of the school library program and supporting the school's technology committee.

 

Librarian responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collaborating with faculty, teaching information literacy skills, maintaining and building the collection (both print and electronic), facilitating connections to resources outside of the school such as the BPL and the Boston Athenaeum, developing and managing the library budget, maintaining all library records, working as a member of committees and instructional groups as necessary, advising students, and other responsibilities as determined by the Headmaster.

 

The librarian would also serve as the school's specialist in instructional technology, promoting the exploration of different academic technologies, researching their pedagogical efficacy, and working with interested teachers to implement these thoughtfully in and outside the classroom.

 

The ideal candidate will have an MLS from an ALA accredited program, a minimum of two years' relevant experience, a strong interest in educational technology, the ability to work independently on self-directed projects, and the ability and desire to collaborate with colleagues. This is a ¾-time position beginning in late August.

 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three references to Mara Dale: mdale@commschool.org. Transcripts are also helpful (unofficial copies are fine). Commonwealth always seeks candidates who can add to the diversity of its faculty. For more information, please see our website at www.commschool.org.

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Library Services Supervisor, Subscription Services, Keene State College, Keene NH

Library Services Supervisor in Subscription Services

Mason Library

 

The Mason Library of Keene State College invites applications for a full-time benefited position of Library Services Supervisor.  This position, under the supervision of the Collection Development Librarian, works with considerable independence and initiative within established guidelines and performs para-professional electronic resource, periodical, and database related tasks.  Starting salary: $16.39/hr., complemented by a competitive benefit package. 

 

Specific Responsibilities: Register, activate and process library subscriptions including databases, digital periodicals and e-books; track library subscription statistics for databases, journals and e-books; maintain electronic and print periodical data holdings including title changes, vendor information, holdings information and renewals; maintain stacks for print periodicals; select and prepare materials for binding; troubleshoot access problems for databases, e-books, and digital periodicals, identify discrepancies within digital journal holdings with title list and make recommendations for correction.  Edit library catalog records following standards and protocols specific to Technical Services; process and supervise student employee processing of print periodicals including check in and claims; maintain communication with Library Systems for updates in link resolvers and library website; communicate with subscription vendors as needed under direction of supervisor.  May hire, train, and supervise student workers for periodicals, stacks maintenance, and binding. 

 

Other responsibilities include: Support the day-to-day operations of the library, communicate with the library and college community, use library specific databases, uphold library policies and procedures, perform transactions with outside constituencies, participate in professional development activities, other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Required: Associate's degree and three years of library work experience, or any combination of higher education and related work experience equal to five years; experience working in a customer service environment; excellent oral and written communication skills; proficiency with computer applications; organizational/data entry skills including attention to detail; supervisory experience; ability to work as a team member and independently in a rapidly changing environment.  

 

Additional Desirable Qualifications: knowledge/experience with Millennium, Serials Solution 360 Link, print and digital periodicals; experience in an academic library environment.  Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.

 

Application: Apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54477

 

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities.
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references

 

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately; application materials must be received by Friday, August 1, 2014. 

 

Keene State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of societyWe will recognize internal candidate status for those USNH non-status employees who have worked for USNH for at least 12 months and worked at least 1250 hours, or a half-time schedule.  Applicants are responsible for notifying Keene State College Human Resources of their internal candidate status.

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Library Director, Langley-Adams Library, Groveland MA

Position Overview

The Library Director provides leadership and is expected to advocate and positively represent the library within the community. The Director is responsible for the management, direction and administration of the library, including all library services, collection development, personnel, policies, outreach and programs, short and long range planning, as well as prepare and manage the library's budget. The Director serves under the general supervision of the publicly elected Board of Trustees, who develops library policy with the professional advice of the Director, and acts in accordance with board policies, regulations and standards of the Board of Library Commissioners, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Essential Job Functions

• Plans and supervises the operation of the library; recommends library policies, programs and procedures. Responsible for the delivery of public services to the community
• Responsible for long-range planning for library services, meeting all federal, state and local guidelines; responsible for leading staff in the implementation of this plan
• Responsible for providing the means and direction for staff to access current information on improving services with emerging technologies and methods of service delivery
• Promotes library services to the community, including participation in various civic organizations, speaking to groups, and meeting with individuals. Promotes and publicizes library activities
• Responsible for the selection of books and other library materials, including electronic materials in accordance with policies developed in consultation with the Board of Trustees. Evaluates collection for weeding and discard of materials. Implements periodic inventory of library collections to determine condition, currency and use of materials
• Prepares annual budget request for presentation to the Trustees, Finance Committee, and Board of Selectmen
• Actively pursues supplemental sources of funding, preparing grant proposals for state and local sources and other organizations, to fund new or supplemental service needs, programs and collections. Administers grant and other funds according to specified guidelines and files all indicated reports within specified time-frames
• Manages and coordinates schedule of library staff. Directly supervises and annually evaluates staff. Recruits, selects, promotes and terminates personnel as needed
• Provides leadership in establishing effective working relationships and communication, ensuring high quality public services, encouraging creativity and initiative
• Maintains strong community relationships utilizing volunteers and other community resources. Develops and maintains relationships with local organizations and businesses
• Manages all aspects of technology-related library functions, both internal and consortium-related. Investigates and recommends technological enhancements related to service, programs and materials to Board of Trustees
• Maintains affiliations with local, state and national professional organizations. Attends
workshops, seminars and conferences addressing current professional issues, trends and developments
• Keeps informed of professional issues, trends and perceptions through reading
professional literature and online sources
• Actively supports state and federal legislation designed to aid or enhance library
services and development
• Attends all meetings of the Board of Trustees. Presents written and oral Director's
Reports at all Trustees' meetings identifying the progress and status of on-going library
programs and other matters related to service, facility, planning, personnel and policy
matters requiring consideration or action
• Attends Town Meetings as needed, representing the Library to the community
• Prepares a yearly written report of all library activities and expenditures for inclusion
in the Town of Groveland Annual Report
• Resolves conflicts effectively and solves problems efficiently


Requirements

• Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, methods, practices, and materials
• Knowledge of local, regional, state, and federal library regulations
• Ability to develop knowledge of community library needs and interests
• Ability to write and administer grants
• Considerable knowledge of methods of library administration and management, including personnel, planning, and finance
• Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices. Ability to direct and lead staff
• Ability to meet and deal with people effectively and appropriately
• Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Ability to understand, operate and troubleshoot computer systems and associated related software
• Ability to adapt, initiate, innovate, and provide exemplary customer service.
• Ability to work cooperatively in a team-centered environment


Physical Requirements

• Work is performed in a typical office environment with moderate noise
• Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, and reach with hands and arms
• Required to sit and stand for extended periods of time
• Required to lift on occasion, up to 50 pounds; able to push a cart of materials up to 150 pounds
• Extensive computer work required

Education and Experience

• Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association Program preferred
• Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in library administration
• At least two years of supervisory experience

To see a full job description visit www.grovelandma.com or www.langleyadamslib.org

 

Priority will be given to internal candidates, Groveland residents, and all applicants with previous library experience.

Closing Date:              6-8 weeks from date of posting

 

Send:            Interested candidates may e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references in PDF or Word Format to:  grovelandlibrarysearch@gmail.com

 No calls please.

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Senior Publishing Technology Specialist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA


Job Description

SENIOR PUBLISHING TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, MIT Press, to serve as the point person for evaluating and implementing new technologies and assist with developing technology strategies for the Books and Journals divisions. Will optimize the creation and distribution of eBooks, digital journal materials, and supplemental materials by managing both the integration of current systems and implementation of new technologies; help streamline and integrate each divisions' digital production and distribution infrastructure; liaise with current technology providers (e.g., Atypon and Firebrand) to ensure smooth operation; manage vendor relationships; manage metadata initiatives; assist with digitization projects; assist in training staff to use new technologies; maintain thorough documentation and interface with software development team to introduce and build upon current books and journals requirements; stay abreast of technology developments; work with stakeholders to identify and document requirements for new technology projects and platforms and with developers to codify these requirements into workable designs; and meet with potential publishing clients and explain the Press' technology approach and future direction.


Job Requirements

REQUIRED: at least five years' experience working in an academic publishing environment; working knowledge of XML, DTDs, ePub, and HTML; demonstrated ability to manage vendor relationships; ability to multitask; excellent oral and written communication skills; and ability to communicate complex technical issues to nontechnical staff and vendors. Familiarity with a broad range of technologies including content platforms, production systems, e-commerce, content management systems, manuscript cleanup systems (e.g., eXtyles), Google Analytics, web technologies, mobile reading devices, and subscription management systems preferred. Master's degree in library science or publishing also preferred, as is a general understanding of programming technologies (especially XSLT transforms). Experience working on scholarly journals a plus. Job #11312-O

7/7/14


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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Hidden Collections Project Cataloger, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge MA

Gutman Library has an immediate opening for a temporary, full-time project cataloger to bring under bibliographic control the Library's special collection of public school reports. Published by state and local government agencies, these materials comprise over 10,000 titles documenting public education in the United States from the early 1830s through the early 1950s. Additionally, the collection includes a scattering of directories, rules and regulations, curricula and other publications from various state and municipal educational departments. The cataloger will focus on the task of cataloging the holdings of the six New England states (approximately 2000 titles).

The project cataloger will perform original and complex copy cataloging primarily of serials, as well as some monographs and pamphlets using ALEPH and OCLC, and create related holdings and item records for each title. The project cataloger will communicate, consult and work closely with the Cataloging Services Librarian and the Special Collections Librarian regarding local cataloging standards, descriptive practices and other handling of the materials. Additionally, she/he will re-house the materials as needed.

This position is a term appointment funded through June 30, 2015.

Please upload resume and cover letter as one document.

We regret that the Harvard Graduate School of Education does not provide Visa sponsorship.

About the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Many choose to work at the Harvard Graduate School of Education because they believe in our mission and are excited by our vision for the future. We have a reputation as a great place to work, for our excellent leadership, and we are a strong community which values diversity. For more information about HGSE, its programs, research, and faculty, please visit: www.gse.harvard.edu

Salary Grade: 056

Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Applicants must have a MLS degree, made significant progress towards the completion of degree, or possess a combination of education and relevant work experience. Demonstrated experience with Ex Libris Aleph or another ILS, MARC standards, OCLC Connexion, AACR2 and Library of Congress subject headings required.

Proven interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, a keen attention to detail, flexibility and sound cataloging judgment, problem-solving abilities and the capability to prioritize and work efficiently in a high production environment are essential. He or she must be able to establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with the supervisory and other library staff. A background in education and/or United States history is considered highly desirable.

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: 33202BR

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Coordinator of Library Services, Northern Essex Community College, Lawrence MA


FULL-TIME COORDINATOR OF LIBRARY SERVICES: (Lawrence Campus) (37.5 hours per week) (MCCC/MTA Unit Professional Position) Anticipated Start Date: August, 2014


Northern Essex Community College seeks an enthusiastic, creative and forward thinking Coordinator of Library Services, reporting to the Director of Library Services, to work as part of the library leadership team on the Lawrence campus. The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse library users and staff, and welcome the challenges of developing and maintaining innovative ways of delivering materials and services that support student success in both the library and online environments. Responsible for supervising all aspects of the operations of the Lawrence campus library, serving students, faculty, staff and community users. Participates in developing policies and procedures to provide clear direction and priorities in the context of the library's strategic directions, fostering cross-department collaboration and promoting mutual understanding through effective communication to ensure smooth operation. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and service-oriented, with a good understanding of assessment tools and have knowledge and skills in user services and administrative services.

  •  Responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Lawrence campus library in the areas of reference, instruction, interlibrary loan, circulation, and collection development. Serves as part of the library management team representing and advocating for the unique needs of the diverse library users at our urban campus. Assesses user needs and the effectiveness of library services and resources. Establishes and reviews policies, procedures, goals and objectives for the staff at the Lawrence campus.
  •  Provides direct supervision of support staff and technical guidance for all professional staff at the Lawrence campus library. Develops staff training materials, writes performance evaluations and conducts evaluation meetings. Assists in developing work schedules for part-time staff to ensure coverage for services during the hours the library is open.
  •  Coordinates and provides both reference and instructional services to students, faculty and staff to assist in their use of resources in all formats available in our library and remotely. Prepares supporting materials to assist with reference and instruction. Assumes a leadership role in the development and revision of the library website.
  •  Plans and implements programs of library instruction to support NECC's information literacy objectives. Collaborates with teaching faculty and other librarians to develop and assess the effectiveness of instructional programs that promote information literacy within the curriculum.
  •  Oversees the development of the Lawrence library collection by identifying, evaluating, and selecting materials to be added to that collection in support of the mission of the college, the specific courses taught in Lawrence, and the unique needs of the population we serve. Supervises the annual inventory of the Lawrence collection and discards outdated and damaged materials as needed.
  •  Collaborates with area public librarians, academic librarians and others beyond NECC to help provide programs, resources and services that support educational success, promote lifelong learning, and enrich the communities that we serve.
  •  Participates in the ongoing process of assessing all aspects of library services, collections and facilities. Assists instruction librarians and faculty in the development of programmatic assessment models that measure the impact of library instruction on student learning; assists faculty by providing the information needed to assess college programs through the program review process as well as programmatic accreditations where applicable.
  •  Performs other duties, as required.

Required:
Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, or closely related field.


At least five years of progressively responsible and relevant library experience providing reference and instruction in an academic library. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with LibGuides, a course management system, Microsoft Office applications, an integrated library system, and related library systems and software. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, and the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse environment.


Preferred:
Experience in providing reference, instruction and related library services in a community college setting. Demonstrated commitment to innovative use of resources and emerging technologies as they contribute to meeting the needs of students, faculty and researchers.


Experience in supervising and training library staff. Demonstrated team-building skills, including the ability to motivate, develop, and mentor others. Evidence of success in embracing and leading positive change. Demonstrated experience in working with students, faculty and staff of diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including those with differing levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.


Salary: Anticipated salary range is $57,330.00 - $68, 823.00 annually with complete fringe benefits package. Actual salary will be determined in accordance with the MCCC/MTA classification system commiserate with education and experience. Pay Grade #6


Deadline: July 25, 2014 POST #:45023

http://necc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=50910


NECC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply


NOTES:
Employer will assist with relocation costs.

Additional Salary Information: Actual salary will be determined in accordance with the MCCC/MTA classification system commiserate with education and experience. Pay Grade #6
Internal Number: POST#: 45023

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Instruction and Research Librarian, Wheelock College Library, Boston MA

Title: Instruction and Research Librarian

 

Wheelock College Library seeks a highly-motivated, service-oriented Instruction and Research Librarian with an enthusiasm for teaching. Must have a passion for the role information literacy can play in student success, and an appreciation for working in a collaborative environment. Creative, energetic, knowledgeable professionals are encouraged to apply.

 

The Instruction and Research Librarian provides leadership in planning, evaluating and delivering library and information literacy instruction in support of the mission of the College.

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

 

  • Plans, implements, promotes, and assesses instruction programs for information literacy and library research for students, faculty, and staff

 

  • Develops instructional materials to support classes and independent learning

 

  • Responsible for outreach to faculty and staff to develop collaborative opportunities in instruction and research

 

  • Regularly provides reference services and assists in covering service desk shifts as needed

 

  • ·         Responsible for development of the reference collections; contributes to the development of all other Library collections and selects in areas assigned

 

  • Keeps abreast of trends and initiates new instruction and reference services as appropriate, for all learners and members of the community

 

  • Oversees Archives operations

 

 

Qualifications

 

§  Master's degree in library or information science

 

§  2 or more years of post-degree academic library experience teaching information literacy classes and providing reference services.

 

§  Demonstrated ability to teach, and knowledge of information literacy concepts, competencies, and best practices

§  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 

§  Ability to be flexible, work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects in a fast and changing environment

 

§  Ability to work evening or weekend hours as needed.

 

Additional Information

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

 
Please apply online only by going to www.wheelock.edu and clicking on Work@Wheelock

 

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Associate Head Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester MA

SALARY:
69,814.93 - 90,101.95 annually

Under the general direction of the Head Librarian is responsible for assisting in
planning, directing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Worcester Public Library.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  •  Serves as a member of the administrative team to develop overall strategy, manage tactical objectives, and short-and long-term planning for deployment of resources.
  •  Assists in monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service
  • delivery methods and procedures, assesses and monitors workload, and internal reporting relationships.
  •  Acts as an official departmental representative to other City departments, City Manager's Office, elected officials, and outside agencies.
  •  Assists in selecting, motivating, and evaluating department staff while coordinating training and staff education.
  •  Handles challenging safety and security issues in an urban setting.
  •  Guides direct reports while providing challenging development opportunities and serving as a mentor and coach.
  •  Actively assists in managing and participating in the development and administration of the department budget and estimates funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies.
  •  Works as a subject matter expert in the areas of digitization, electronic resources, current technology, and online applications.
  •  Attends and participates in professional group meetings and stays ahead of new library trends and innovations regarding services and operations.
  •  Responds to resolving sensitive inquiries and complaints from both internal and external customers.
  •  Assists in reviewing and signing all higher-level department communications  and contracts.
  •  Administers support service functions of the library for Circulation, Information Technology, and Knowledge and Resource Access, and Lifelong Learning and Information Center.
  •  Performs other duties, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of administrative responsibility.


DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of training, skills and experience, as demonstrated in past and current employment. Desirable experience, skills, and knowledge for this position include:

  •  Principles and practices of library administration.
  •  Ability to develop, implement and administer goals, objectives and procedures
  • for providing effective and efficient services for the City.
  • Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating program effectiveness.
  • Participating in development of library policy, planning, capital building projects.
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Experience in serving diverse populations.
  • Champions excellent customer service and customer experiences.
  • Ability to analyze problems, provide alternatives, and identify solutions in support of established goals.
  • Ability to direct and motivate staff using flexible problem solving skills.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Master's degree in library sciences from an ALA accredited library school.

Experience: Five (5) years of progressive, administrative responsibility in the
provisions of public library services, e.g., as Library Director or senior level manager in a city library or state agency. Experience with computer applications.

Skills: Demonstrated management and leadership skills. Ability to interpret and
apply library policy. Ability to work well with staff and public.

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


To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment , or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester 455 Main Street, Room 109 Worcester, MA 01608 EOE/AA employer.

Application Deadline Extended to Friday, August 1, 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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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 a 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

 

Contact:

 

Rebecca Wareing, CPC- rwareing@msi1.com or 860-761-3239

 

MSI PROCESS:  If you are interested in moving forward in the MSI Process for evaluation related to this outstanding opportunity, please complete the following, REQUIRED steps:

 

  1. Amend this document by fully describing in bold print your relative expertise after each of the responsibilities and qualifications "bullets". 
  2. Return amended document and a copy of your updated resume and we will contact you to arrange an interview.
  3. Please attach 3 professional references with contact information.  An official college transcript will be required at final interview stage for those positions that require a degree.  This step will indicate your consent for MSI to conduct background reference checking and education verification at a later date in the process.

 

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Librarian/Media Specialist, Sacred Heart High School, Kingston MA

Position:                   Librarian/Media Specialist, Sacred Heart High School

Reports to:               Principal, Sacred Heart High School


Mission:

Sacred Heart High School, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Divine Providence, is a private, co-educational, Catholic, and college preparatory combined intermediate school and high school.  It is part of Sacred Heart School System, which includes an Early Childhood Center and Elementary School.  At Sacred Heart, we strive to inspire minds, define character and encourage responsible leadership through a curriculum that prepares students to pursue knowledge now and throughout their lives. In the tradition of the Sisters of Divine Providence, we seek to develop a community of faith that encourages students to act with compassion, to work for a just society, and to pursue opportunities to develop and share their God-given talents in service to society.

 

Position Overview:

Sacred Heart High School is a 360-student private, co-educational, Catholic, and college preparatory high school.  It is part of Sacred Heart School System, which includes an Early Childhood Center and Elementary School. 

 

The Librarian/Media Specialist is charged with providing a learning environment which provides relevant and challenging materials in both print and non-print media.  The Librarian/Media Specialist invites intellectual growth and assists students in acquiring necessary research skills.  Additionally, he/she acts as a resource person and role model for the faculty and staff.  The Librarian's work day is 7:45 to 3:45.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Contributes to the growth of the Sacred Heart community by maintaining a professional, orderly and efficient library and establishing a positive rapport with faculty and students.
  • Is a resource to department Chairs and Faculty in finding and utilizing materials relative to specific subject areas.
  • Responsible for researching, ordering, maintaining, and updating the current collection of print and non-print materials in addition to cataloging, shelving, archiving, and circulation.
  • Attends all Faculty and In-Service meetings and meets with the Administrative Team as requested.
  • Keeps current with library trends through memberships in professional organizations and attendance at professional workshops.
  • Provides instruction on all library resources in conjunction with subject area employees through scheduled classes, in the library, computer lab, classroom or individual orientation.
  • Acts as a resource in the establishment of reading programs and reading lists within the school.
  • Oversees library volunteers, student interns, and part-time personnel when applicable.
  • Responsible for the general appearance of the library and contacts maintenance when necessary, facilitates and approves displays within the library.
  • In conjunction with the principal is responsible for the implementation of the library yearly budget.
  • Works to develop short term and long term strategic plans for the library, the collection, and the technological advances that will impact our students in fulfillment of our mission.
  • Oversee "Virtual High School" and our online learning program.

 

Qualifications:  

  • Licensed as a school librarian by the State of Massachusetts - preferred.
  • Master's degree in Library Science or Librarianship - preferred.

 

 

Interested individuals, please contact Michael Gill, Ed.D., Principal, Sacred Heart High School, 399 Bishops Highway, Kingston, MA  02364.  Email preferred:  mgill@sacredheartkingston.com

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Records Technician, Law Firm, Boston MA

AccuFile seeks Records Technician for full-time assignment at global law firm in Boston, MA. The Records Technician will be responsible for general file production and maintenance in accordance with the firm's records information management (RIM) standards and controls. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of work experience in a legal environment, familiarity with Excel, LegalKEY or other record-keeping software, demonstrate a strong task orientation and exceptional attention to detail. Need is immediate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and retrieve files for client use as requested. Deliver files to clients within established time frames and ensure returned files are properly logged and placed back in their proper location;
  • Perform tasks associated with general file production including descriptive data entry that is accurate and consistent with firm standards into file tracking software, generation of application labels and bar codes to folders, inter-filing (by alphabetical order and sort by number);
  • Analyze existing file information to determine when new record series must be created. Verify and collect additional data from legal assistance, secretaries and clerks;
  • Prepare and organize files for storage and retrieval;
  • Assist in quality control in the file creation process to ensure compliance and consistency with departmental and firm standards;
  • Perform relief and/or project duties and responsibilities, which may include assisting with searches, file maintenance, file conversions and file inventories.

Qualifications:

  • Two years post-secondary or records-specific training with minimum of two years of work experience in a legal environment;
  • Prior experience with Excel, LegalKEY or other record-keeping software highly desired;
  • Proactive task orientation with ability to plan and organize tasks related to file production and maintenance;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet obligations with confidentiality, integrity and sensitivity;
  •  Physical activity required including bending, reaching, lifting and prolonged periods standing. May lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

To apply:

Please forward resume and cover letter to Kathleen Schmidt, jobs (at) accufile(dot)com.

 

AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about AccuFile's integrated research and knowledge solution, please visit

www.accufile.com

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Library Director, Medfield Memorial Public Library, Medfield MA

Duties/Description:

The Board of Trustees of the Medfield Memorial Public Library seeks a dynamic, experienced leader to serve as
Library Director. The successful candidate will bring a contemporary and forward-thinking approach to library
services. A new five-year plan continues a tradition of progressively blending traditional and innovative/non-
traditional strategies in the use of materials, programs, technology, and space. The library strives to be a leader and catalyst in a community that highly values its role and purpose, especially in partnering with its historic, cultural, and educational organizations.

Working collaboratively with the Board of Trustees, the Library Director must manage library services, development of library policies, supervising employees, financial responsibilities, community and cultural outreach, and the physical building and grounds. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have 5 years of experience in professional library work, including 3 years of significant
management and supervisory responsibilities. A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate school is required.

Salary: $73,098 - $91,373. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Closing Date: August 8, 2014

Send:

To apply, please send letter of interest, resume and 3 references by August 8, 2014 to Andrea Cronin, Chair of the Hiring Committee (cronin.ander@gmail.com).

 

 

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Library Media Specialist, Amherst Middle School, Amherst NH

Amherst Middle School located in Amherst, NH, is currently accepting applications for a Library Media Specialist to guide the transformation of the library into a 21st century Information Center resource.  The Library Media Specialist will be a strong leader, instructional partner and technology integrator. The successful Library Media Specialist will engage and support students and staff in critical thinking. Qualified candidates should possess a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, hold NH certification as a Library Media Specialist, and have completed a teacher preparation program and/or educational degree. Application deadline is July 18, 2014.

 

Additional details and on-line application may be found on our website at:  http://sau39.org/Page/566.

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Assistant Cataloger - Temporary Assignment, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

The Peabody Essex Museum's Phillips Library seeks a full-time assistant cataloger for two years. Under the direction of the Head Catalog Librarian, the Assistant Cataloger is responsible for cataloging new acquisitions, purchases and donations, as well as assisting with the Library's retrospective conversion data base clean up.  The position will also assist with cataloging issues that are a result of a complete inventory of the library's holdings, information verification and assist with other projects assigned by Head Catalog Librarian.

 

A Bachelor's Degree and 2 years cataloging experience are required. Work towards a Master's degree from an ALA accredited library and information science program is desired.  Voyager Library System experience preferred.  OCLC Connexion experience a must. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging principles and procedures and knowledge of USMARC formats, AACR2r, LCSH/LC classification schedules. Monograph and serial cataloging experience a must. Team work, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and superior oral and written communication skills and commitment to excellence are required.  Must be able to lift as much as 20 pounds and climb library ladders as high as 12 feet.

 

Please send your cover letter, resume to jobs@pem.org or to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970.  PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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Archives Assistant, Town of Hingham, Hingham MA

Employer:     Town of Hingham, Mass.

Position:        Archives Assistant

Hours:           16 per week, Mondays, Tuesdays, and/or Wednesdays

Duration:      One Calendar Year, With Possibility of Renewal

Salary:           $16.25/hr

 

Description

 

The archives assistant will report to the Town Archivist and will have multiple responsibilities at the Town Hall and Hingham Public Library.  These duties include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Inventorying, arranging, and describing historic town records and special collections dating from the 17th century to the present
  • Conducting basic preservation activities
  • Assisting in the creation of unique retention schedules for town departments
  • Participating in outreach activities, including the creation of promotional brochures, website text, and blogs
  • Researching local history using a variety of sources in order to complete the tasks listed above

 

Qualifications

 

  • Current graduate student in an accredited library science or archives program, or a recent graduate from such a program.
  • Experience processing institutional and special collections.
  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Familiarity with records management techniques and processes.
  • Familiarity with the use of social media outlets for promotional purposes.
  • Ability to lift a maximum of forty pounds on a regular basis.

 

Application

 

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Jennifer Williams, Town Archivist, at williamsj@hingham-ma.gov.  The deadline for the submission of applications is July 25, 2014.

 

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Chinese Collection Consultant, temporary and unclassified, Memorial Hall Library, Andover MA

Definition: Under the direction of the Head of Circulation and Technical Services, manage all aspects of the Chinese Collection, including cataloging, weeding, and ordering new Chinese materials in various formats.

 

Essential Functions : 

Catalog all Chinese materials, including books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines, recognizing if the bibliographic record matches the material in hand. Help staff determine what needs to go on the spine label and pocket.

 

Order all new Chinese materials through reputable vendors and in all formats, including books, DVDs, and CDs.

 

Consult with the serials committee, recommending purchase of popular Chinese magazines and newspaper subscriptions.  Recommend withdrawal of serial subscriptions, when necessary.

 

Weed the Chinese collection using standard librarian weeding procedures (by condition or last activity date).  Be able to recognize classic Chinese authors or titles.

 

Collaborate with other library staff, as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

 

Knowledge of library operations, policies and procedures.

 

 Computer literacy; including but not limited to the Internet, the Evergreen ILS, Windows 7, online cataloguing, word processing software and spreadsheets, and online databases.

 

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

 

Commitment to excellence in customer service.

 

Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

 

Education and Experience:

 

Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited ALA program preferred.

 

Two or more years of library experience preferred.

 

Any equivalent combination of education and experience accepted.

 

Physical Elements:

 

Work in an unusually busy and relatively noisy library environment.

 

Lift books and related library materials, no more than 40 pounds.

 

Walk and climb stairs on three levels.

 

Regularly use computer keyboard requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.

 

Salary: $20 per hour, non-benefited, not to exceed $2,000 for FY15

 

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Circulation Manager, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Brown University, Providence RI

Brown University Library seeks enthusiastic, experienced, and
customer-focused candidates for the role of Circulation Manager at
Brown's John D.  Rockefeller Jr. Library.  Rockefeller Library is the
main library on Brown's campus for humanities and social sciences and is used by students and faculty across many disciplines.  The
Circulation Manager plans and provides operational management for all activities and services provided at the Rockefeller Library
circulation desk, including circulation, course reserves, document
delivery and resource sharing.  The Rockefeller circulation desk also
serves as an information service point for users on-site and remotely.
This position ensures the circulation desk is fully functional for all
hours the library is open, including nights and weekends and during
inclement weather.

Working closely with library colleagues, the Circulation Manager
develops procedures and policies that align the department's services
with the Library's goals.  S/he uses critical thinking and analytical skills to gather and interpret data and track trends for optimum service provision.  S/he plans and develops clear guidelines for implementing new services.   This position also serves as liaison to other departments within and beyond the Library to provide information
on available services and to ensure consistent service library-wide.

The Circulation Manager supervises approximately 10 bargaining unit
staff and several student workers.  S/he is responsible for managing
staff performance, including hiring, scheduling, evaluating, and
training.  The successful candidate will demonstrate that s/he can use tact and sound judgment as the position works directly with faculty, students and university staff in a highly-visible public service setting.

Some evening and weekend work is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Significant (minimum of 7 years) supervisory experience, preferably in an academic library with bargaining unit staff
  • Significant (minimum of 7 years) customer service experience, preferably in an academic library with bargaining unit staff
  • Outstanding human relations and communication skills
  • Ability to resolve patron concerns and difficulties with tact, courtesy, and good judgment
  • Mathematical skills applicable to budget, payroll, and statistics
  • Experience using an integrated library system
  • Experience using standard office productivity software (e.g., Word, Excel)
  • Ability to produce statistical and analytical reports using appropriate tools
  • Experience with academic library public services for the humanities and social sciences
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse staff, clientele, and partners



To Apply: please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at: http://careers.brown.edu and reference Job No. 113332.  Complete an application online, attach documents, and submit for immediate consideration.  Documents should include cover letter, resume, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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Permanent Part-time Instruction and Reference Librarian, Teti Library and Special Collections, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH

Job Title:       Permanent Part-time Instruction and Reference Librarian

(21 hours/week, 8-month) Academic Year

 

Start Date:    September, 2014

 

The Teti Library and Special Collections at the New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA), seeks a creative and energetic Instruction/Reference Librarian.  Teti Library is located in the historic Fuller Hall Building in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire.   The Special Collections houses rare and valuable books and fine art photography, drawing researchers from around the country.  Teti Library is a member of GMILCS and NHCUC, and serves the public as well as NHIA students.   NHIA is a NEASC and NASAD accredited fine arts college, granting degrees in Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA), Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) and Masters of Arts in Art Education (MAAE).  

 

 

General Job Summary: The Instruction-Reference Librarian is a part-time (21 hours per week) 8 month/year position reporting to the Director of Teti Library and Special Collections.  The Instruction-Reference Librarian is responsible for creating and implementing the information literacy programs for NHIA students, as well as overseeing public services for the library.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  •          Provides leadership in planning, scheduling and implementation of information literacy services.  Develops research and course guides utilizingLibGuides.
  •          Develops and conducts assessments of learning needs and outcomes for all aspects of information literacy and reference services. Collaborates with Library Director and Academic Department Chairs to develop new information literacy classes.
  •          Assists with general and specialized collection development.
  •          Plays an active role in library outreach and programming, including the new Student Art Gallery at Teti Library. Oversees the social media presence of the Library.
  • Coordinates, promotes and provides access and instruction in the Special Collections of the Library.  Provides research in Special Collections and Institute Archives, as needed.
  • Oversees statistics gathering for reference and public service activities, as well as database usage.
  • Supervises the Reference Assistant, provides library staff training, and recommends professional development, as needed.

 

 

 

Relationships: 
Reports to the Library Director. Interacts with NHIA students, staff, faculty, and public visitors. Participates in professional growth activities and consortium-related relationships such as GMILCS and NHCUC meetings, interest groups and continuing education workshops. Participates on NHIA committees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications 

 

required:

  • ALA accredited MSLIS or MLS or equivalent. 
  • Excellent public speaking and written communication skills with a pleasant and outgoing demeanor.
  • Experience in academic library instruction and reference services 
  • Knowledge of electronic resources and instructional technology, particularly mobile and 'smart' technologies.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Creative problem solver and strong team player.
  • Ability to be flexible in job tasks and scheduling.

Highly desirable: 

  • Background in studio art, art history, and/or creative writing
  • Experience working with visual learners. 
  • Familiarity working with archival and special collections materials
  • Familiarity with LibGuidesArtStor, and other art related sources. 

 

 

Closing Date:

Applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be asked to teach a short library instruction session.

 

Salary/Benefits:

This permanent part-time position is 21 hours/week for 8 months a year at $20/hour.  The schedule is flexible to meet instruction needs, but will begin at the start of the fall semester and will likely end at the end of April each year.  Pro-rated annual leave, sick leave, and holiday pay included, although no health or dental benefits are available with this position.

Address:

Please submit cover letter, resumé, and the contact information for three professional references to:  Betsy Holmes, Director of Teti Library and Special Collections via email:  betsyholmes@nhia.edu



Web Site: http://nhia.libguides.com/home

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Library and Technology Specialist, Pine Glen Elementary, Burlington MA

Infuse multimedia resources throughout the school curriculum via the library and technology program.

 

Functions:

  • Facilitates the alignment of an educational technology and library media program with information literacy standards and other school programs
  • Organization, administration, and evaluationof the school library media center
  • Facilitates school library budgeting and supplies
  • Developslibrary media center policies and assists staff and students with legan and ethical issues relating to use of materials and the internet
  • Selects andmaintains resources (both digital and print)
  • Coordinates relationship between school curriculum, eduction technology, and library media center collection
  • Discovers, maintains, and promotes appropriate digital resources for students, teachers, and ITS
  • Develops and maintains digital spaces such as blog, wikis, web sites, video channels
  • Build collaborative relationships with businesses, professional organizations, and schools
  • Provides first level of support for all district technology, applications, and systems
  • Maintains and coordinates the posting and organization of technology HelpDesk request and services
  • Outstanding knowledge of web based tools and social media
  • Outstanding knowledge of iPads and Apps for learning
  • Outstanding knowledge of Googe Apps
  • Outstanding knowledge of print and electronic resources as well their proper use and dissemination
  • Outstanding knowledge of current and emerging technologies
  • Outstanding knowledge of the needs of diverse learners and the diversity in reading levels for students
  • Work closely with school Instructional Technology Specialist and district Library media and Technology Team
  • Works closely with district Information Technology Team
  • Assists with use of educational applications
  • Assists with effective professional development in regards to technology integration
  • Assists with the coordination and facilitation of after school workshops for teachers, staff, and parents
  • Assists teachers and students with appropriate technology for research, information poer, and hands-on learning
  • Designs and presents effective professional development workshops for classroom teachers on professional development days
  • Assists teachers with the preparationof resource rich lessons and interactive technology activities for students
  • Teaches lessons in the library media center or classrooms promoting effective digital citizenship and web activity
  • Provides support and guidance to all faculty in the areas of technology and library media
  • Works effectively with all members of the staff
  • Exhibits outstanding level of teacher support and collaborative spirit

Applications will be accepted 
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 12:00 AM  -
Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:00 PM 

 

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Systems Librarian, Mansfield CT

The Town of Mansfield, Connecticut is seeking applicants for our full-time Systems Librarian position. Under the direction of the Public Library and Information Technology Department Heads, this position serves as the first line of support for the use of electronic resources and library technologies. The Systems Librarian provides leadership and expertise in the development, implementation, maintenance, and use of technology by library staff and the public. Sample duties include: computer management and troubleshooting; planning and implementation of new technology; routine security and hardware maintenance; creating and maintaining the library's website and social media.

Position is full-time with benefits package. Hiring rate is $30.62-$32.94 per hour and is dependent upon the selected candidates qualifications and experience. Candidates are required to have a master’s degree in library science or a related field (or MLIS degree/related degree conferred by December 2014) supplemented by experience with developing, implementing, and maintaining library technologies. Formal course work in computer science and experience with Wordpress theme development, Windows Server 2008, Envisionware, and Sierra products highly desirable. Public library experience is preferred. 

The selected candidate will be subject to a background check. Application deadline is July 24, 2014 at 6:30pm. Interested applicants must submit an employment application atwww.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp and a letter of interest and resume detailing work, education, and training experiences to HR@mansfieldct.org. EOE/AA.

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Teen Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester MA

SALARY:
$42,264.64 - $61,508.10 annually; $20.25 - $29.47 hourly


A beginning professional position under the immediate supervision of the Youth Services  Coordinator with the responsibility for connecting teen library customers with the information they seek and developing and implementing engaging library programs, collections and services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  •  Provides exemplary reference and reader's advisory service for young adults, children, parents, teachers, and other adults; looks for opportunities to help library customers feel welcome.
  •  Teaches use of basic and specialized reference tools, computer, equipment, etc.
  •  Builds, manages and promotes an extraordinary teen services collection.
  •  Seeks new ways to utilize the best technological developments for teens.
  •  Plans and implements programs for teens including leading the Teen Advisory Group, tours and outreach services.
  •  Conducts bibliographic searches/inquiries using every possible resource.
  •  Makes connections, reaches out and represents the library in the community,.
  •  Assists in the development and implementation of programming for parents, teachers, students and other adults who work with teens.
  •  Collaborates with a team of professional and paraprofessional staff and with other city agencies and organizations.
  •  Creates beautiful displays, bibliographies, finding aids, and teen spaces.
  •  Stays informed of professional and community developments affecting the library and librarianship.
  •  Researches and writes grants focusing on services, programs and technology initiatives for a teenage audience.
  •  Trains, supervises and evaluates pages and volunteers.
  •  Performs other tasks, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of responsibility.


MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICIATION STANDARDS FOR PERFORMING ESSENTIAL


JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Understand library customers and excel when connecting youth, parents, students and adults who work with children with library resources by demonstrating knowledge of search skills using paper and electronic resources.
  •  Show commitment to providing excellent customer service.
  •  Share your delight in children's and young adult literature.
  •  Lead and teach with joy.
  •  Search for information with demonstrated knowledge of search skills and electronic resources.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in current and emerging technologies and their applications.
  •  Engage others who are passionate about providing an exemplary customer experience.
  •  Initiate, organize, and self-direct work responsibilities under moderate supervision.
  •  Collaborate, create positive working relationships, inspire fun while working with a team.
  •  Work cooperatively with all staff.
  •  Embrace opportunities to learn in a changing environment.
  •  Excel when communicating both verbally and in writing.
  •  Listen actively and patiently.
  •  Show enthusiasm and flexibility.
  •  Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  •  Reach and retrieve library materials at high and low shelf heights.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

 Ability to communicate in more than one language - preferably Spanish.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education: MLS/MLIS, including graduate credit in children's services, from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Experience: Relevant experience in libraries, bookstores, schools and/or with children is preferable.

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

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


To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment, or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester 455 Main Street, Room 109 Worcester, MA 01608 EOE/AA employer.

Application Deadline is Friday, August 1, 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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Librarian I: Youth Services Librarian, William Hall Library, Cranston RI

The Cranston Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Librarian I: Youth Services Librarian -William Hall Library. Under general supervision of the Branch Librarian, with advice, guidance and direction from the Coordinator of Youth Services, is responsible for youth services in the branch library. This is a 35 hour per week position with some nights and weekends required.


The Cranston Public Library system consists of a central library with five branch locations. For more information on our library please visit: www.cranstonlibrary.org.

SALARY
$40,527.87; $42,130.72 after six month probationary period

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Master's Degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.
• One year of experience in public library youth services.
• Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Provides exemplary customer service.
• Builds, manages and promotes extraordinary collections for children, teens and families.
• Develops a plan of service for young people and related populations in the neighborhood based on community needs and library goals.
• Plans, creates, conducts and evaluates innovative youth programs.
• Develops strong partnerships between library and other appropriate school and community agencies.
• Provides assistance directly to library users on the use of library services. Substitutes for professional staff in the library system as needed.
• Operates, troubleshoots and provides instruction on all library-owned technology.
• Contributes to the youth services team's efforts to plan, fund, market, and evaluate system-wide collections and services.
• Promotes Youth Services programs and activities through marketing and public relations.
• Stays informed about professional and community developments affecting the library and librarianship. Participates in continuing education opportunities within and beyond the library system.
• Acts as Person-in-Charge in the absence of the Branch Librarian.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Commitment to outstanding public service for youth.
• Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and tools of library science in general and public library service to youth, in particular.
• Ability to function as a member of a team to achieve library goals and objectives.
• Demonstrates a knowledge of and passion for children's and YA literature.
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent public speaking skills.
• Ability to take initiative in improving existing work techniques and procedures.
• Ability to push carts and bins loaded with library materials.
• Ability to reach and retrieve library materials at high and low shelf heights.
• Experience with integrated library systems.
• Knowledge of current technological applications for information access. Ability to utilize web-based and subscription databases.
• Basic skills with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of current and emerging technologies; including social media, tablets and mobile devices.

This job description is intended to be a general guide to the duties and responsibilities of the job and is not intended to list every possible task that the staff member may be called upon to perform.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Resumes received by July 18, 2014 will receive first consideration. Apply to Edward Garcia, Library Director at edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org

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Evening Information Literacy Librarian, American International College, Springfield MA

POSITION:                            Evening Information Literacy Librarian

 

DEPARTMENT:                   Library

 

SUPERVISOR:                      Director of Library

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet.  Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students.  Founded in 1885, the College has 3500 graduate and undergraduate students.  AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

 

Under the direction of the Director of the Library, the Evening Information Literacy Librarian is responsible for all aspects of information literacy including but not limited to lesson plans, tutorials, delivery, statistics and assessments.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Responsible for all aspects of information literacy including but not limited to lesson plans, tutorials, delivery, statistics and assessments
  • Manage the interlibrary loan process including, but not limited to, managing related software systems, interlibrary loan policies, statistics and supplies, and supervising students with ILL projects
  • Database administration and management
  • Act as liaison to Marketing (webpages, social media)
  • Assist with traditional reference responsibilities
  • Assist with traditional patron related circulation responsibilities

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Masters in Information and Library Science
  • Knowledge and previous experience in instructional technology and academic librarianship
  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent Microsoft experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of integrated library systems and interlibrary loan software
  • Good working knowledge of creating reports

 

 

 

The Evening Information Literacy Librarian is a full time, benefit eligible, twelve (12) month, exempt position.  The traditional hours for this position are 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm, but flexibility is required based on the needs of the department. 

 

Qualified applicants must electronically submit a cover letter, current resume or CV summarizing your qualifications and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

 

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9934531

 

AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

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Job Openings, Ashland Public Schools, Ashland MA

Ashland Public Schools currently has two openings:

1.0 Library / Media Science Teacher  (Grades K-5)Position will be split amongst two school buildings

 
Please direct any questions to 
girvine@ashland.k12.ma.us
 

 

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Library Assistant Professor for Information Literacy, University of Vermont, Burlington VT

POSITION TITLE: Library Assistant Professor for Information Literacy

 

The University of Vermont (UVM) Bailey/Howe Library invites applications for the position of Library Assistant Professor for Information Literacy. This grant funded position is for the term of August 2014 to  August 2016 with possible renewal for a third year. 

 

UVM seeks a dynamic librarian who appreciates the changing environment of technology, information literacy instruction, reference, and public services in an academic library.  The position, which reports to the Director of Information & Instruction Services, will work as part of a group to support UVM's General Education learning outcome for writing and information literacy. This learning outcome has two main trajectories, Foundational Writing and Information Literacy, and Writing and Information Literacy in the Disciplines. 

 

Our program uses an innovative approach to curriculum mapping and the teaching and learning process, incorporating learning theories and instructional technologies at all curricular levels.

 

The emphasis of this position will be on information literacy, instruction, and reference services, and assisting subject liaisons and project coordinators with special projects related to the Foundational Writing and Information Literacy and Writing and Information Literacy in the Disciples projects.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

In partnership with the department leadership and subject liaisons:

  • Provides instructional support for foundational information literacy
  • Collects and analyze data, and assist with assessment of information literacy programs
  • Supports the creation and development of faculty development program
  • Serves at the reference desk which includes some nights and weekend shifts
  • Participates as a member of the Information & Instruction Services department

And;

  • Engages in scholarly and creative activities and in service to the profession, as required of library faculty members and negotiated in workload planning.

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The successful candidate for this position must have a Master's degree from an ALA accredited information studies program or be actively enrolled in an ALA accredited Master's degree program with an expected graduation no later than August 31, 2014. 
  • Coursework, an internship, or academic work experience in information literacy instruction or other teaching experience.
  • Coursework, an internship, or academic work experience in reference services.  
  • Appreciation of digital technologies and their potential to enhance information literacy; and a willingness to creatively use this knowledge to integrate information literacy modules into both on campus and blended courses.
  • Enthusiasm to represent the library through excellent public services.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent written communication.

 

SALARY AND RANK:

 

The successful candidate will be appointed as a Library Assistant Professor at 75% FTE with an annual salary of $38,559. The desired start date is August 2014. As a member of the library faculty this position is represented by United Academics.

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion, to be demonstrated in the cover letter and/or CV.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted online at: www.uvmjobs.com. Refer to job posting #0041292.

 

The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than July 24, 2014.

 

Please address questions about the position and the search to, Daisy Benson (daisy.benson@uvm.edu), search committee chair.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

The University of Vermont (UVM), established in 1791, is Vermont's public university and the largest institution of higher education in the state, with 12,000 degree students enrolled in nine schools and colleges. UVM is known as a small, premier research institution, combining the faculty-student relationships found at small liberal arts colleges with the resources of a major research institution. Recent initiatives include the Transdisciplinary Research Initiative and the Gen-Ed: Re-Envisioning Undergraduate Education initiative. UVM is known for its spirit of public service, as well as its commitment to independent thinking.

 

The UVM Libraries deliver distinctive and outstanding service to the campus community and the State of Vermont through excellence in instruction, innovation in research and scholarship, and dedication in public service. The Bailey/Howe Library, the main library on campus, provides excellent service in a student-centered environment, with up to 8,000 visitors per day.

 

UVM is located in Burlington, Vermont, which has consistently been named a top city to live in. Uniquely situated near both Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, the surrounding area offers easy access to a variety of outdoor activities year round. Burlington enjoys a progressive economy, excellent school systems, a dynamic and stimulating cultural scene, and a vibrant and diverse social life. It is also within a short distance of several major metropolitan areas, including Montreal, Boston and New York City.

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Director of Learning Commons, Southern Maine Community College, South Portland ME

Bargaining Unit:  MEA Administrator, Level 4           

 

Salary: $46,221 - $76,396 (starting $46,221 - $56,846)

 

 Benefits: 100% employer paid health, dental and life insurance for employees (spouse/domestic partner/dependent coverage also available), vision insurance, choice of Maine Public Employees Retirement System or TIAA CREF in lieu of social security, generous vacation/personal/sick time allowances, 12 paid holidays, professional development, and free tuition within the MCCS for employees, spouse and/or dependents.

 

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Assoc. Dean of Academic Affairs, the Director of the Learning Commons will take a lead role in the integration of library and academic support services within the Learning Commons and other venues The Director provides vision, leadership, and management in developing innovative services and integration of technology in library, tutoring, and related student success functions.

 

  •    Directs all aspects of the Learning Commons with a commitment to customer satisfaction, quality, and accuracy for students, faculty, staff and community patrons.
  •    Coordinates and integrates learning services with leadership from other functional areas such as tutoring, testing, writing and faculty instructional services; contributes to curriculum development/student success and retention initiatives.
  •    Creates a dynamic and innovative Learning Commons environment based upon current research and best practices, assuring that services are provided in multiple formats and locations.
  •    Directs and supervises all aspects of staffing including developing, scheduling, training and evaluating Learning Commons employees.
  •    Makes recommendations for innovations and improvement based on the review and tracking of system and process data, and keeping informed on advancements and changes in the fields of student learning, library and academic support, and publisher support programs.
  •    Provides leadership for the interpretation of College policies and establishes and administers Learning Commons' procedures.
  •    Develops and administers the area budget, communication plans, and grant proposals when applicable.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Essential: Master's in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:  

  •    Progressive administrative experience within a library, (community college library experience preferred), learning commons, or academic support center; minimum of three years' experience working in higher education
  •    Knowledge of best practices in student success strategies and learning-related support services
  •    Proven successful supervisory, management, and leadership experience with demonstrated commitment to mentoring, training, and staff development
  •    (Preferred) Demonstrated experience and engagement in applying emerging and academic technologies that support the learning process in the classroom and online, and those that support process improvement and automation of services
  •    Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to foster a collegial work environment that encourages change and innovation; and ability to interact effectively and work productively, collegially, cooperatively, and collaboratively with a variety of individuals and groups in a complex and rapidly changing environment
  •    Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships.
  •    Ability to view issues from a college and campus-wide perspective, foster teamwork,

and stimulate cross-functional collaboration

 

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to HR@smccME.edu  or mail to:

 

Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road

South Portland, ME  04106

Attention:  Denise Reny, HR & Benefits Manager

 

SMCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer & Educational Institution

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Librarian, Reference and Adult Services, Newport Public Library, Newport RI

The Newport Public Library, Newport, RI, is seeking a full-time adult services librarian with strong information and technology skills. The person filling this position will be enthusiastic and customer-oriented, and plays a strong role in a diverse array of services, including computer instruction and troubleshooting, reader's advisory, reference, programming and collection development.

 

Successful candidate will have an MLIS from an ALA accredited program. Public library experience strongly preferred. This position requires weekend and evening hours. Send a letter of application, resume, and names of three professional references to rslezak@newportlibraryri.org by July 25.

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Collections Assistant, Museum of the White Mountains, Plymouth State University, Plymouth NH

The Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University "preserves and promotes the unique history, culture, and environmental legacy of the region; as well as provides unique collections-based, archival, and digital learning resources serving researchers, students, and the public."

We are currently seeking a person to fill the role of Collections Assistant.  The candidate selected will be an individual with collections care experience who is able to handle the management and registration duties of a growing museum collection, dynamic exhibitions program, and solid virtual collection and exhibition presence at a 1.5-year old museum at Plymouth State University.  The position necessitates strong skills in communication, organization, collaboration, mentoring, and collections management - both digital and physical. The best candidate will have a working knowledge of PastPerfect software. Bachelors required, masters preferred. 

The position is a one year, 30-hour per week, non-benefited adjunct staff appointment with the possibility of renewal based on performance, need, continued funding availability, and qualifications.  Please send a cover letter, résumé, names, and contact information for three references via e-mail to rmschofield1@plymouth.edu or U.S. Mail to Robin Schofield, Office of the Academic Deans, Plymouth State University, 17 High Street, MSC #74, Plymouth, NH, 03264. 

Plymouth State University is an EEO/AA Employer.  We are committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity, equity and inclusiveness across our campus community and encourage applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in U.S.

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E-Resources and Serials Access Librarian, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA

The Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS) Division at Mount Holyoke College seeks an enthusiastic, creative, collegial, and service-oriented recent ALA-accredited-MLS graduate to help in the acquiring and managing of licensed and subscribed content for discovery and access. The new E-Resources and Serials Access Librarian's position is intended to give an entry-level librarian the opportunity to quickly gain a broad and experience-based understanding of the diverse area of Discovery Services as well as to bring fresh ideas and new perspectives to LITS. To be successful in the small, dynamic, continuously metamorphosing Discovery Services Department, the incumbent will need to be able to learn new technologies with ease, enjoy solving puzzles and resolving discrepancies, not be afraid to ask questions, view mistakes as learning opportunities, and, while admiring the trees, never lose sight of the forest.

The successful candidate will report to and work closely with the E-Resources and Discovery Services Librarian, becoming responsible for a wide range of tasks and workflows in the Discovery Services Department, such as coordinating the acquisition, payment, renewal, activation, and cataloging of electronic resources, and print periodicals and serials. She or he will also work closely with Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan and have ample opportunity to apply her or his creative and innovative skill sets.


Find a full description, including qualifications, and apply online at: http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu. Mount Holyoke is an employer committed to fostering multicultural diversity in its staff, faculty, and students. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.  

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Head of Reference and Instructional Services, Geisel Library, Saint Anselm College, Manchester NH

Geisel Library of Saint Anselm College is accepting applications for the position of Head of Reference and Instructional Services. Saint Anselm is a Catholic liberal arts college founded by the Order of Saint Benedict in 1889. Located in Manchester, New Hampshire the college enrolls approximately 1900 students at a scenic residential campus.  Geisel Library collections include over 240,000 print volumes, 130,000 EBooks, and nearly 100 online databases. The Reference Department supports a vibrant and comprehensive information literacy program which is integrated with new student orientation, freshmen composition, and advanced courses across the curriculum. The Department is also heavily involved with College-wide assessment efforts and staffs a heavily used reference desk providing services for students, faculty, and staff. In addition, Reference librarians also serve as liaisons to different academic departments depending on individual subject expertise. See www.anselm.edu/library for further details.

 

The Head of Reference and Instruction is responsible for the planning, execution, and daily management of all reference and instructional services.  The successful candidate will lead the department and information literacy program during a change to the College's core curriculum and ongoing efforts to reach students at all stages of their undergraduate careers.  The position is part of the Library's management team and reports to the College Librarian.  She/he supervises three FTE professional librarians, one full-time support staff member, and student assistants.  

 

Additional responsibilities include:

 

  • teaching in the information literacy program
  • overseeing the library's online presence through website maintenance, social media presence, and LibGuide creation and promotion
  • serving as liaison to assigned academic departments
  • managing interlibrary loan operations

 

Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS with five years of experience in an academic library; supervisory experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; a strong disposition toward working with undergraduate students on all levels of library service; significant experience with, and dedication to, information literacy programs on the college or university level; knowledge of contemporary theories and methods of instructional pedagogy;  a commitment to systematic assessment strategies and their implementation; thorough knowledge of online resources relevant to a liberal arts curriculum. Candidates should also have demonstrated successful experience in working in a collaborative team environment and have the ability set and achieve short and long term strategic goals.    

 

The successful candidate will be able to assist the College to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity.

 

All interested candidates must apply directly on-line at www.anselm.edu/hr.

To receive full consideration, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

 

The position is open until filled.  Applications received by July 16, 2014 will receive first consideration.  

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Evening Circulation Supervisor, D'Amour Library (Part-time), Western New England University, Springfield, MA

Western New England University has an immediate opening for a part-time, evening circulation supervisor in D'Amour Library. The shifts are Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 4:00 PM to midnight during the academic year with shortened hours over the summer. Hours may vary due to staffing needs and the University's schedule. Working as part of the Circulation team, duties include supervising Circulation Desk evening operations, handling circulation transactions and course reserves, training and supervising student staff, and closing the Library. High school diploma and excellent clerical, communication, and customer service skills required, prior library and supervisory experience preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Send cover letter, resume, and list of three references 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

 

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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Part-time Archivist, Old South Church in Boston, Boston MA

Old South Church has an accumulation of records crossing a wide range of activities.  Work has been accomplished on this project over the last four years but there is a good bit more to be done.

 

An archivist is needed to properly record and file these records.

 

Begins mid-August / early September 2014.

 

$20/hour at 8 hours per week.

 

Schedule is very flexible Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8am and 7 pm.

 

Please respond to:

 

Helen McCrady

Old South Church in Boston

645 Boylston Street

Boston, MA  02116

617.536.1970

helen@oldsouth.org

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Library Manager L-II, Olneyville, Providence Community Library, Providence RI

Salary:     $43,992.00 -$56,998.50 L-II

Status:      Full-time with Benefits

Posted:     June 6, 2014

Deadline: Internal applications submitted by June 13, 2014 will be considered first.  Outside applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

The Providence Community Library is seeking a full time Library Manager to manage the operation of a small neighborhood library and provides direct service to families in the neighborhood.  Duties include answering questions and instructing children and adults in the use of the library; planning and presenting a variety of programs for adults and children, including story hours; and assisting users with the selection of suitable materials and resources; supervising other library staff.  He/she also reviews and recommends library materials for addition to the library collection, and works with librarians and staff at other library locations to develop and implement programs and develop library services and services to children.  Is responsible for the creation and maintenance of a professional, team-oriented working environment in the library as well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users. 

 

The Library Manager is the Library's liaison with the local community.  Duties include visiting schools and meeting with community groups to promote the use of the library, and working with teachers and day care providers to develop and provide indirect library services to children under their care.  He/she reaches out to the community to respond to community needs and to market library services and is expected to establish productive relationships with community groups and agencies, and to develop and implement a range of library services which are tailored to the needs of the neighborhood. 

 

Neighborhood libraries provide a librarian with a wonderful opportunity to contribute to the community. Librarians meet and get to know a wide variety of people, and to help them by providing an essential service.  Strong interest in others and a desire to "make a difference" are essential for success.

 

 

Requirements:  MLS from an ALA accredited program, computer literacy.  Spanish speaking a plus. Outside applicants must be willing to undergo a BCI check.

 

Please send resumes and three references to:  Maria Melvin at mmelvin@provcomlib.org

                                                         

Providence Community Library is an equal-opportunity employer.

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Processing Archivist, Knowledge and Library Services, Baker Library, Harvard University Business School, Cambridge MA

Harvard Business School's Baker Library Special Collections seeks a Processing Archivist for its "Art & Business: The Polaroid Consultant Photographer Records" project, part of the Harvard Library Open Your Hidden Collections program. The Processing Archivist will provide intellectual access to a series of the Polaroid Corporation Collection that documents the work of art photographers who advised Polaroid in the development of its iconic instant photography products, circa 1940s-1980s. This is a full-time term appointment with an end date of June 30, 2015.


Under supervision of the Special Collections Librarian (Manuscripts), the Processing Archivist will arrange and describe this series of records and photographs. Responsibilities will include surveying and appraisal, making recommendations for arrangement, and rehousing and describing the collection at the appropriate processing level. The archivist will create a finding aid according to national standards, using XML and EAD (Electronic Archival Description), and create original MARC records in accordance with national and local cataloging standards.
The archivist will process and catalog the phot

This is a term appointment ending on 6/30/15.

Salary Grade: 056

Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
o M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited academic program and/or M.A. with an archival concentration.
o Three or more years of experience appraising, arranging and describing manuscript and archival materials.
o Experience in using MARC and DACS for original cataloging of manuscript materials required. Knowledge of EAD required.
o Experience in the processing of visual materials highly desirable, particularly familiarity with cataloging and standards for visual materials.


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: 33078BR

Apply here

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Upper School Librarian (Grades 7-9), Wheeler Library, Fessenden School, West Newton MA

The Wheeler Library is looking for a creative, motivated, organized and collaborative librarian to work with boys in grades 7-9 and their faculty. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of and appreciation for how the use of technology and nonprint resources enhances information literacy as defined by AASL standards. The Upper School librarian will use this knowledge as he or she collaborates with faculty to design learning opportunities for students. The candidate will also have a deep knowledge of middle school literature for boys and be prepared to creatively promote reading and literature appreciation in the library, classrooms, and school community. The ability to prepare high-quality reading lists and contribute to collection development for grades 5-9 is required. In our busy library, we value the ability to work closely with colleagues and students. The Upper, Middle, and Lower School librarians at Fessenden work together to provide a vibrant, forward-thinking and coherent program for Pre-K through 9th grade boys. An MLS is required, and experience in an educational environment is preferred. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Scott L. Smith, Asst. Head (ssmith@fessenden.org). Please include your name and the position in which you are applying for in the email.

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Full Time Technology Coordinator, Tiverton Public Library, Tiverton RI

Job Description: Tiverton Public Library is seeking a full-time Technology Coordinator. Be a part of this exciting time for Tiverton as we move into a new 23,000 sq. ft. library building within the next year. This position is responsible for installing and troubleshooting software and hardware and maintenance of library website. The individual will work with OSL staff and vendors, train library staff and customers on new applications and equipment, assist customers, and recommend emerging technologies including social media as they relate to library service. This position requires the ability to understand and coordinate the technologies planned for the new library opening in April 2015.


The candidate must possess a strong working knowledge and experience of managing and maintaining computers, operating systems and software applications in a library environment; must have the ability to install, configure and troubleshoot PC and network-related hardware and software. He/she should be able to interact with the public and staff in a positive and instructional manner, and possess good verbal and written skills. A college degree is preferred but certification, significant course work in computer science or equivalent technology experience in a public library setting will be considered.


This is a 35 hour a week, benefited position


Full job description available at www.tivertonlibrary.org

Application Instructions: Submit resume, letter of interest and references to:

Ann Grealish-Rust, Library Director
Tiverton Library Services
238 Highland Road
Tiverton, Rhode Island 02878
arust@tivertonlibrary.org

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Associate University Librarian for Collections, Brandeis University, Waltham MA

Brandeis University seeks applications and nominations for the position of Associate University Librarian for Collections to shape the direction of collections management and technical services at Brandeis. The successful candidate will craft a clear vision for the management of collections in a research library and will possess a deep appreciation for the importance of both signature and core collections, as well as new digital and collaborative scholarship tools. Reporting to the Vice Provost/University Librarian/Chief Information Officer, the AUL for Collections will participate as part of the Library's leadership team and will supervise the cataloging, metadata, and collection services group.

 

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Leadership of planning and policy development for collections
  • Advocacy on behalf of resources for collections both on campus and within the Library, representing the Library and its collections to campus and external resource allocators
  • Development of policies and procedures affecting functional areas, budget allocation, and changes in service policies, in conjunction with the University Librarian and other AULs
  • Control and management of the budget for procurement and delivery of information resources, including negotiation of licenses and management of the acquisition process for information resources

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Masters in library and information science required; additional graduate education welcome
  • At least five years of experience in managing staff and budgets
  • Strong and detailed knowledge of acquisition and procurement processes in academic libraries
  • Expertise in multiple library metadata schemas, and in the use and transformation of metadata
  • Proficiency with integrated library systems and data analysis tools; expertise in digital collection development
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, including the ability to manage complex projects and the ability to foster teamwork; detailed understanding of the online information environment as managed by a library organization; experience in collection development for research libraries

 

http://tinyurl.com/kqyduwo

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html. Click on "Begin Your Job Search Now." Locate the desired job listing. Click the job title and then Apply Now.

 

Closing Statement:

 

Brandeis University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Massachusetts Trial Court, Boston MA

MISSION STATEMENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TRIAL COURT:
The Trial Court is committed to:

  • the fair and impartial administration of justice;
  • protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;
  • equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment;
  • efficient, effective and accountable resolution of disputes;
  • prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professionals utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.


DEPARTMENTAL MISSION STATEMENT:
The Support Services Department is responsible for a wide range of distinct topic areas that provide support to the administration of justice in the Trial Court. These services include the Judicial Response System, the operation of Trial Court Law Libraries, a Record Management operation, the Office of Court Interpreters, the Office of Transcription Services and the oversight and implementation of court-connected Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services.

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE:

http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us

POSITION SUMMARY:
Working within the Department of Support Services in the Office of Court Management, the Electronic Resources Librarian performs professional and administrative library work in planning, development and management of a broad range of library electronic services and information technology projects for the Trial Court Law Libraries. This position provides leadership in responding to public and staff computer needs including, but not limited to, identifying, assessing, recommending and implementing applicable technology to improve library services and operations, both locally and system-wide; staff training to maintain computer equipment in the libraries as well as perform electronic legal reference and designer of web sites including, but not limited to the law libraries.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Receives general direction from the Director of Support Services and the Law Library Coordinator of the Trial Court in performing duties in accordance with all best management practices and established guidelines.


MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Assists with the installation of new technology in all law libraries;
  • Troubleshoots problems with library computers and networks, and visits law libraries to correct problems or improve computer configurations;
  • Designs and maintains database of all law library computers, including software, hardware and all computer problems;
  • Creates and/or coordinates training for staff in computer skills needed to maintain and trouble shoot library computer equipment and software as well as electronic reference services;
  • Develops and maintains law library web site to enhance patrons' access to law library information;
  • Educates library staff about information technology services;
  • Attends and participates in meetings and projects concerning the future of library information technology;
  • Maintains proficiency in the current state of professional library theory and automation, legal research and practice, by attending and participating in meetings, conferences, seminars and training sessions in areas of professional library management and legal reference skills;
  • Research emerging trends in library science and information technology and makes recommendations to the Law Library Coordinator;
  • Works with other librarians on system wide projects such as grants, collection development and planning;
  • Represents the law libraries on appropriate court and/or library committees;
  • Implements directives of the Administrative Office of the Trial Court; and
  • Performs related duties as required.


JOB COMPETENCIES:
All applicants must be able, through the interview process, to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following areas:


Ethics and Values - Communicates and demonstrates the ethics and values of the Trial Court and Trial Court Law Libraries as demonstrated in the American Association of Law Libraries.

Mission - Understands, upholds, and communicates the missions of the Trial Court and the Trial Court Law Libraries.

Applied Knowledge - Demonstrates the core competencies and specialized competencies in the areas of library management; reference, research and client services; information technology; collection development, cataloging and teaching as outlined in the AALL Competencies of Law Librarianship.

Customer Service - Conducts oneself in a courteous and professional manner towards both Trial Court employees and the public whether in person, on the telephone or in an electronic environment.


Collaboration - Works with others cooperatively, including the courts, library and legal organizations and other agencies, demonstrating a willingness to be a team player, contributing to a work environment that focuses on shared departmental goals and maintaining effective working relationships.


Commitment to Diversity - Promotes an environment of diversity through understanding, respect, and positive communication with persons of varied racial, ethnic, economic, and cultural backgrounds. Conducts oneself in a courteous and professional manner towards everyone using the services of the Trial Court Law Libraries.


Continuous Learning - Demonstrates a commitment to continuously improving himself or herself through professional development and actively pursues continuing education.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
These are the minimum requirements for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian:

Master's Degree in Library Science, a Law Degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

Three (3) years of direct professional library experience or Three (3) years full-time experience in a Trial Court Law Library position;

Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of law library administration and library science;

Working knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and related software to develop data bases and systems to record and track benchmark progress;

Knowledge of library computer applications and language to create web sites such as HTML or metadata;

Knowledge of automated library software, online systems, CD-ROM technology and ability to learn new technological applications as they become available;

Knowledge of legal bibliography and ability to use complex legal resources, legal terminology and indexing;

Knowledge of Massachusetts court system;

Knowledge of libraries, interlibrary cooperation, government and private organizations and the types of resources and services offered to librarians and library users;

Knowledge of space planning including the physical layout and technical aspects of the operation and types of equipment and furniture in libraries;

Ability to analyze and solve complex problems relating to library methods and procedures;

Ability to gather, analyze and report information;

Ability to utilize computer applications, such as spreadsheets and word processing;

Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing;

Ability to work with judges, attorneys, court personnel and the general public;

Ability to reason clearly and make sound judgments;

Ability to work independently and with groups; and

Ability to use data to diagnose problems and drive enhancements and efficiencies in departmental operations.

OTHER:
PLEASE NOTE:

Employment is contingent upon passage of a criminal record check for all new hires.

ENTRY LEVEL STARTING SALARY: Level 19

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants must apply by completing a Trial Court online application at the following web address:

http://www.mass.gov/courts/jobs/index.html

PLEASE NOTE:

Paper, faxed or emailed applications are no longer accepted for any Trial Court position.

If you are not currently viewing this posting online, please visit the Trial Court website at www.mass.gov/courts to apply for this position or any other Trial Court employment opportunity.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Technical Metadata Librarian, Copyright Clearance Center, Danvers MA

Job Description: The Technical Metadata Librarian will be involved in tracking and surfacing changing and emerging bibliographic metadata standards and best practices both within the Data Systems team, as well as to other CCC stakeholders. The successful candidate will be charged with the analysis, specification, testing, and maintenance of applications and processes involving CCC's bibliographic and rights databases. Represent business interests in projects, help ensure system conformity to CCC policies, procedures and standards, and provide leadership on complex projects. The successful candidate will display a sophisticated ability to understand the technologies being used and the development process. In addition, the Metadata Architect will serve as liaison between Data Systems & Services, Engineering Application Development and other CCC business units to provide technical solutions that meet user needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as CCC's metadata expert, responsible for data model creation, maintenance and international standards compliance.
  • Propose business models for emerging metadata standards and fields across the organization where appropriate.
  • Track industry standards (via participation in relevant industry standard organizations and working groups), technologies and related process activities in libraries, publishing and other knowledge industries to advise CCC management on applicability to CCC's systems and products. Oversee and assist in the development of CCC's bibliographic and rights management metadata standards.
  • Lead definition and prioritization of business requirements for internal and customer-facing applications in accordance with metadata architecture and business strategy. Drive implementation of new functionality and enhancements with an eye towards industry standards. Advocate for streamlined business processes through assessment of existing practices and the development of process improvements.
  • Serve on cross-functional project teams responsible for the implementation of major business system upgrades. Collaborate with technical teams to translate business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Develop communication and training plans for system enhancements in collaboration with other business managers. Provide technical support and training for users through direct instruction, individualized training and written communication.
  • Serve as coach and mentor to other Data Systems & Services staff in the areas of business analysis, requirements specification, system functionality, bibliographic and rights metadata standards, and project management methodology.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES

  • At least 5 years' experience working in a publishing or library environment.
  • Proven track record in successfully leading functional project teams in a development setting.
  • Ability to absorb technical and business workflows quickly and efficiently.
  • Experience working directly with both technical and non-technical staff in a project-based setting.
  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills. Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Skilled at navigating competing demands and expectations with diplomacy and skill.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Adept at establishing strong working relationships with highly technical development staff.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree and ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of metadata standards including DC, MODS, METS, MARC, ONIX, MARCXML, PBCORE.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of protocols and data models including OAI-PMH, OAI-ORE, ResourceSync, Europeana Data Model (EDM), Linked Open Data, RDF.
  • An in-depth understanding of current issues and trends in the domain of bibliographic data management and manipulation.
  • Practical experience managing all aspects of metadata creation for a digital repository, including selection and implementation of metadata standards, quality control, and crosswalking/mapping data sets.
  • Successful track record fulfilling leadership roles on project teams in environments that involve highly complex technological systems and workflows, and a rapidly changing business environment.
  • Experience with publishing and bibliographic data in a variety of formats.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convey information to both technical and business audiences.
  • Experience working closely with Engineering resources and collaborating closely with the Engineering department to deploy technology based solutions

Preferred

  • Experience working with bibliographic and content feeds
  • Experience with Agile project methodologies
  • Familiarity with one or more scripting language

Please forward resume to hr@copyright.com

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Cataloging and Acquisitions Services Librarian, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Boston MA

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is a firm of more than 600 lawyers in 16 offices in US, Europe and Asia with more than a century of experience as business-minded legal counsel.

 

Visit our website at www.edwardswildman.com for additional information about our Firm.

 

We are currently seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the following position.  Candidates must submit a resume and include salary requirements to boscareers@edwardswildman.com to be considered.  Edwards Wildman offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

 

 

Job Title:        BOSTON: CATALOGING AND ACQUISITIONS SERVICES LIBRARIAN

 

Job Summary:

The Cataloging and Acquisitions Services Librarian is responsible for procuring and cataloging print and digital materials for all Firm libraries (14). Evaluates all collections for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and relevance to the practices of the attorneys firmwide. Keeps up with changing trends in the firm's practice and coordinates with the other librarians to make sure all practice needs are met. Weeds the collections of out of date or superseded materials including periodicals.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all aspects of acquisition of library materials, including pre-order searching, placing orders, claims.
  • Responsible for all aspects of collection development and the deaccessioning of library materials, in accordance with the collection development policy.
  • Orders new materials on behalf of attorneys, Marketing and other staff. Ensures proper delivery of materials to the requester.
  • Responsible for all aspects of cataloging bibliographic and authority control, including cataloging in all formats using OCLC and EOSi system. Ensures accuracy and compliance with national and local standards for bibliographic control.
  • Performs all copy and original cataloging for the library; sets guidelines for original cataloging. Maintains a library shelf list or its equivalent, and shelf reads as needed.
  • Oversees the distribution of Deskbooks and sets policies in consultation with firm's practice groups.
  • Works directly with vendors on billing problems and claims.
  • Acts as back up to Serials Librarian and Technical Services/Computer Librarian.
  • Implements and maintains an automated library circulation system to checks in, checks out, renews, and reserves materials for attorneys; and keeps circulation statistics and monthly reports.
  • Maintains Library Circulation by sending past due notices, maintaining a list of missing books and periodicals, checking attorney offices, and replacing missing books in consultation with Head of Firmwide Library Services, edits bibliographic records accordingly.
  • Manages and administers a firmwide library Circulation policy and procedures. Implements and maintains Reference Tracker and Library's FAQ page.
  • Participates in the ongoing training for EOS by attending EOS periodic web training.
  • Oversees periodic audit of Serials check-in system, claims missing materials, and updates Holdings accordingly.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Masters of Library Science.

  • Minimum of two years recent cataloging experience; cataloging legal materials in an academic law library preferred.
  • Experience cataloging a variety of bibliographic and physical formats including digital materials. Substantial knowledge of legal bibliography.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and classification practices and tools; experienced with one or more integrated library systems.
  • Knowledge of internationally applied cataloging standards (AACR2 and RDA); familiarity with Library of Congress subject and classification schedules; and, an understanding of how catalog data is coded and mapped through OCLC and MARC21 Bibliographic Formats to display in an automated library system.
  • Experience cataloging materials through a networked cataloging utility such as OCLC, in an integrated library system, such as EOSi.
  • Experience with continuing resources and automated check in systems.
  • Ability to train staff and prepare effective training material and other documentation.
  • Catalog maintenance experience, particularly in quality control issues related to access to library resources.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.
  • Actively participating in professional organization to stay informed on developments in cataloging and technical services.

Please note:

Only applicants meeting the above-noted experience level and skills will be contacted for an interview.

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
  • No third party or agency resumes will be accepted.

 

Edwards Wildman Palmer is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

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Serials Librarian, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Boston MA

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is a firm of more than 600 lawyers in 16 offices in US, Europe and Asia with more than a century of experience as business-minded legal counsel.

 

Visit our website at www.edwardswildman.com for additional information about our Firm.

 

We are currently seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the following position.  Candidates must submit a resume and include salary requirements to boscareers@edwardswildman.com  to be considered.  Edwards Wildman offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

 

 

Job Title:        BOSTON: SERIALS LIBRARIAN

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for the control and management of continuing resources in all formats. Also responsible for quality control, and the implementation of policies and procedures that support the timely and persistent availability of continuing resources to library users.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the entire set of processes for library continuations for all offices, including creating patron records in EOS.
  • Responsible for updating PubList, providing access to online library database subscriptions, managing the posting of the PubList and the A-Z List of electronic resources to Firm's intranet.
  • Assists with updating and maintaining content on the library's web site and intranet.
  • Processes the arrival and departures of all staff as pertains to serial publications, databases and checked-out library materials.
  • Prepares 'notes' and Guides for the electronic resources, as applicable, so that the staff can troubleshoot access problems for the patrons expediently.
  • Manages the quantity and quality of resources received, claims missing materials, for all formats.
  • Oversees the filers' schedules and the Boston filer's duties. Maintains schedule of filers in other offices, and ensures that they send list of items filed soon after their visit, and maintains a file folder for each of the offices; troubleshoots filing problems for filers in all offices.
  • Processes library invoices, statements and renewal notices, for Accounting;
  • Aids in the maintenance of routing lists for deskbooks. Distributes requested deskbooks and updates inventory in EOS.
  • Responsible for the reference desk newspaper collection, including retention and weeding. Removes superseded materials from the shelves and processes them accordingly.
  • Returns unwanted library materials to publishers.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for library maintenance, including supplies, facing and shelf reading.
  • Assists with inventory control by checking attorney offices for missing books, Prints book/other material labels using library software, EOS.
  • Participates in the ongoing training for EOS by attending EOS periodic web training.
  • Responsible for Lexis Westlaw usage report, collaborates with TS/Computer Librarian of Research Monitor.


REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Masters of Library Science.

  • Recent Library School graduate; law firm experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communications and customer service skills and ability to interact effectively with all level of firm personnel.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with one or more integrated library systems and OCLC. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks.

Please note:

Only applicants meeting the above-noted experience level and skills will be contacted for an interview.

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
  • No third party or agency resumes will be accepted.

 

Edwards Wildman Palmer is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

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Catalog/Metadata Librarian 1-2, Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven CT

DEPARTMENT:                Beinecke Library, Yale University

STARS Requisition #:      25886BR

 

Yale University invites applications for the position of Catalog/Metadata Librarian. Under the general direction of the Rare Book Team Leader, the Catalog/Metadata Librarian creates, enhances, and maintains original and complex bibliographic and authority records for a wide range of special collections materials in various formats for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Plans, directs, and reviews work of cataloging assistants and/or student assistants. Participates in Library-wide planning and committee activities, and is expected to be active professionally.  The Rare Book Team is responsible for cataloging material ranging from incunabula to twenty-first century publications. Beginning in July of 2014, the Rare Book Team will be a unit of Technical Services within the Beinecke Library.

 

Requirements include:

  • Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited library school. In selective cases a graduate degree in a related subject field may be substituted.
  • Preferred: Experience cataloging rare materials using DCRM; NACO experience; experience applying non-MARC metadata schema.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current national cataloging/metadata content and structural standards. Knowledge of subject analysis and classification systems.
  • If supervision of professional and/or support staff is a principal responsibility, supervisory experience is required.
  • Experience designing projects and bringing them to conclusion in a timely fashion.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications; analytical ability; accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to initiate and adapt to change.
  • Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations.
  • Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
  • Ability to catalog rare materials using Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (DCRM) standards.
  • Ability to work with Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO).
  • Reading knowledge of one of more modern European languages (other than English).
  • Ability to apply non-MARC metadata schema.
  • Demonstrated engagement with the future of bibliographic control, whether through coursework or work experience. Record of involvement or desire to engage with special collections and other cataloging communities.

 

For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.Yale.edu/jobs.  The STARS requisition ID for this position is 25886BR.  AA/EEO - M/F/Disability/Veteran

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Public Library Director, Turner Free Library, Randolph MA

The Board of Trustees of the Turner Free Library seeks a dynamic, experienced leader to serve as Library Director. The Turner Free Library is one of the busiest libraries on the South Shore. The Director will have a strong public service commitment to administer and manage the functions, activities and operations to maintain a library responsive to community needs with active community outreach skills. Working collaboratively with the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager, the Library Director must manage traditional and evolving library services; develop library policies; supervise and develop staff and volunteers; possess significant IT experience; financial management experience; and oversee the physical plant including an upcoming renovation. The Director should have strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of town government and Massachusetts General Laws.

The successful candidate will have 5 years of progressively responsible experience in professional library work, including 3 years of significant management and supervisory responsibilities. A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school is required.

The position is full time, with a starting salary range of $75,000.00-$82,000.00 depending on qualifications.

 

Resume and letter of interest by July 25, 2014 to:

Send:  Email resume, letter of interest and the name and contact information for three professional references to:  sfcart@msn.com

 

The Town of Randolph is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Librarian, Springfield City Library, Springfield MA

Full Time (37 ½ hours per week)

Salary: $43,142.84 annually

Closing date: Sun. 07/06/14 11:59 PM Eastern Time

 

Description:

 

The Springfield City Library is growing and working towards a Brighter Future for Springfield Today! Our branch hours, visitor counts, and program attendances have risen dramatically under our "Rethink: Springfield City Library" plan (http://slidesha.re/1etabSa), which focuses on seven core missions: Early Literacy, Elementary Services, Workforce Development, Adult Literacy & Lifelong Learning, Afterschool Services, Civic & Community Engagement, and the Customer Experience. The successful candidate will join one of these energized teams and work with colleagues to make a big impact on Springfield residents, and may work with adults, teens, and children. See the City of Springfield's website for more information: http://bit.ly/1jK1QfF

 

Qualifications:

 

Bachelor's degree and completion of an American Library Association accredited Master of Library Science. Refer to the full job description at http://bit.ly/1jK1QfF, listed under "Reference Librarian."

 

Apply:

 

All applications must be submitted via the City of Springfield's website (http://bit.ly/1jK1QfF). Please be sure to upload a cover letter describing your interest in working at the Springfield City Library and how your background makes you a good fit with our team approach.

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Part-time Assistant Librarian - Cataloger, Hollis Social Library, Hollis NH

The Hollis Social Library has a second opening for an Assistant Librarian position, working 15 hours a week.  This job requires working two evenings a week and one weekend on a 4 week rotation.  The primary area of responsibility for this job is cataloging all the new adult books, audio books, DVD's and magazines for the library.  Work at the Circulation Desk a few hours a week.

 

Details of this job include but are not limited to:

 

  1. Responsible for managing the cataloging process, procedures, and tools for the Hollis Social Library.
    1. Experience doing original cataloging and copy cataloging.
    2. Enter library specific cataloging information on new items received from the book vendor.
    3. Review Marc records for completeness and accuracy.
    4. Process new materials including but not limited to: labeling, barcoding, covering.
    5. Familiarity with the latest cataloging trends.
    6. Familiarity or willingness to learn how to use online acquisition tools.
    7. Establish a good working relationship with the NH State Librarians responsible for The New Hampshire Union Public Access Catalog (NHUPAC) shared by all NH libraries.

 

  1. Working with the Youth Librarian and Youth Cataloger, provide support and guidance with cataloging and processing the Juvenile and Young Adult collections.

 

  1. Work at the Circulation Desk assisting patrons, checking items in/out, issuing new library cards and taking hold requests.

 

Teamwork is very important so we will be looking for the following qualities in the next member of our team:

  • Values a team environment, supports coworkers with the best interest of the library in mind.
  • Willingness and interest to learn new things and share what they learn.
  • Strong customer service skills and positive attitude.

 

Hourly wage above average for the Southern NH area.

 

Qualifications for this position are:   Individual must have a Bachelor's Degree; 2 or more years' experience working in a library; knowledge of Dewey Decimal System; familiarity with Library Management Systems and worked in a Circulation Dept; Cataloging expertise; working knowledge of MS Office Products; strong people skills; attention to detail; self-motivated; sense of humor.  Expected to work nights and weekends.  Desirable:  MLS Degree or attending school to earn degree.

 

Closing Date: 7/3/2014 or when the job is filled.

 

If you are interested in applying for this job, mail your resume and cover letter to:

 

Hollis Social Library

P.O. Box 659

2 Monument Square

Hollis, NH 03049

Attn: Lucinda Mazza, Director

 

If you would prefer to email your information, send it to:

director@hollislibrary.org  with a subject heading of Assistant Librarian Position.

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Director, Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University, New Haven CT

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music. Position Focus: The Fortunoff Video Archive (FVA) is a collection of 4,500 video testimonies and related ephemera of Holocaust witnesses. Reporting to the Director of Manuscripts and Archives (MSSA) in the Yale University Library (YUL), and in collaboration with MSSA and other YUL staff, the FVA Director is responsible for establishing a vision for FVA and setting priorities for the administration of the collection and incorporation of the collection into teaching and research at Yale and beyond. Administrative responsibilities include analysis, planning, and evaluation of programs, policies, and procedures; budgeting and financial oversight; management of rights and related legal issues; and development and managements of grant-funded and other special projects. The Director establishes programs and policies to ensure the long-term preservation of the collection; hires and manages appropriate staff; creates and oversees the website and other promotional material; communicates with national and international affiliated projects; works with donors, Yale's development offices, and Yale's office of grants and contracts to seek financial support when needed; and directs recording of testimonies at Yale. Working in a complex university library environment in collegial fashion, the Director contributes to the development and achievement of the goals and objectives of both MSSA and YUL. To support teaching and research, the Director responds to phone and email reference inquiries and works individually with in-person researchers. Building on existing programs, s/he engages in inventive outreach across the Yale community, using technology when appropriate, and develops strong relationships with faculty to promote integration of testimonies into their courses and research. The Director teaches classes, conducts instructional and other user training programs, and creates edited programs for use in outreach and teaching. The Director plays an active role in local, national, and international professional and scholarly communities. S/he will maintain and enhance the reputation of the FVA as a leader in the preservation of Holocaust testimonies and their use in teaching and scholarship.

Required Education, Skills and Experience: • Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree. In selected instances, a post graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline may be substituted for a master's degree in library science. • Strong commitment to collection building and to innovative public service programs. • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications and analytical ability. • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills, flexibility and a strong commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence. • Demonstrated problem solving skills, experience coordinating projects, and the ability to bring projects to fruition. • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and independently with various groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing team environment. • Knowledge of the history of and current trends in scholarly research related to the study of the Holocaust. • Knowledge of program/project management, including budget and financial oversight. • Reading and speaking fluency in at least one of the following languages in addition to English: Hebrew, French, German. • Preferred: PhD. in humanities or social sciences related to Holocaust studies. Knowledge of or experience in intellectual access and control programs and video technology/preservation.
Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html. 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.

Manuscripts and Archives is a major center for historical inquiry and also serves as the documentary memory of Yale University. For more information about the department, please consult the website: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/. 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 offers 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 off, 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 http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 25530BR. Please be sure to reference #25530BR in your cover letter. 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, Information Resources Management, UMass Amherst, Amherst MA

Head, Information Resources Management
Librarian III, IV or V

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

As a gateway to knowledge, the UMass Amherst Libraries are key partners in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Supporting freedom of inquiry, the Libraries foster a diverse and inclusive environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the critical skills necessary for lifelong learning.

The UMass Amherst Libraries is seeking a highly experienced, enthusiastic and engaged individual to lead the Department of Information Resources Management. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and vision for acquiring, processing, providing intellectual access, organizing, managing, and preserving print and digital collections. The Head, Information Resources Management will prioritize and administer departmental workflows and services in response to user needs, new opportunities, evolving technologies and trends in academic libraries and higher education. A key position objective is to balance knowledge of collection management activities to integrate this function into the broader, user-oriented perspective and foster a culture of communication and collaboration. The successful candidate will join a team of librarians seeking state-of-the-art approaches to engage and work with campus researchers.

Required Qualifications:
1. Master's degree in library science - or equivalent degree - from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its appropriate equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience.

2. Minimum of five years recent supervisory experience in this or a comparable research, academic or special library.

3. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral skills, including presentation skills.

4. Ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities showing initiative and flexibility.

5. Strong service ethic and the ability to interact effectively and work productively and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues and levels of staff.

6. Current knowledge of trends, developments, and best practices in technical services in the field (i.e., ERMs, discovery services, linked open data, RDA, integrated library systems, etc.).

7. Record of developing and implementing new ideas in a complex, knowledge-creating organization.

8. Budget management experience.
9. Ability to use technology in creative ways to solve problems and/or facilitate workflow.
10. Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the UMass Amherst Libraries and the campus.
11. Experience with collection assessment activities, including data analysis.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with usability testing; and experience working in a unionized environment.

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH ADVERTISED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Application Instructions:
Please apply on line at www.http://umass.interviewexchange.com and submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references by July 18, 2014 for priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is strongly committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. As part of a commitment to its own multicultural community, the Library seeks an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace University initiatives and aspirations. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

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Research Emerging Technologies Librarian, Western New England University School of Law, Springfield MA

Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian

Western New England University School of Law is seeking a service-oriented individual to serve as our Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian. This Librarian plays a unique role in ensuring that the Law Library takes full advantage of existing technologies and investigates and adapts new technologies for acquiring, organizing, and presenting legal information to our faculty and students while also providing the high level of research assistance for which our Library is known. Additionally, this position's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, helping to maintain the library's web presence including creating and maintaining LibGuide Research Guides, maintaining our Digital Commons scholarly repository and SSRN Research Paper Series; acting as liaison to our IT department; developing expertise with our integrated library system, Innovative Interfaces, Inc.; managing our Interlibrary Loan program; participating in the library's instructional programs; and acting as liaison to assigned faculty members.

J. D. and M.L.S. from accredited institutions; demonstrated knowledge of basic and advanced legal research sources; experience developing web resources and custom applications; knowledge of the use of technology in libraries; strong service orientation and the ability to interact and to communicate effectively with faculty, students, colleagues, and public patrons; ability to work both independently and in a collaborative collegial environment; excellent communication skills. Reference experience strongly preferred.

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.

Springfield is situated in the Pioneer Valley, home to thriving arts and cultural communities, and conveniently located 90 minutes from Boston, 30 minutes from Northampton, and less than 60 minutes to the Berkshires.

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

Screening of applications will begin July 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. We will also be interviewing at AALL Sunday, July 13 through Tuesday, July 15. Please send cover letter (detailing your qualifications and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position), resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three references 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.

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

Application Information

Postal Address: Donna Martin
Human Resources
Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119-2684
Email Address: hr@wne.edu

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Part-time Law Librarian, Law Firm, Boston MA

AccuFile seeks Part-time Law Librarian to provide coverage one to three days per week at a leading global law firm in Boston, MA.  The ideal candidate will have two to four years of experience conducting legal research, strong technical services skills, an exceptional customer service orientation and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Technical Services duties include:

 

  • Provide serials management, check-in and routing publications, processing new materials, cataloging and interlibrary loan

 

Research duties include:

 

  • Conduct cost-effective research in a wide range of areas including practice-specific areas of law, business intelligence, public records, legislative history, news and media
  • Assist with training lawyers, staff and other stakeholders on the use of web-based legal research platforms, i.e. Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, 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:

 

  • Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited organization or other relevant advanced degree
  • Two to four years of work experience in a law firm with strong working knowledge of legal research resources and online databases
  • Strong technical services experiences
  • 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, jobs (at) accufile (dot) com.

 

AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about AccuFile's integrated research and knowledge solution, please visit www.accufile.com

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Assistant Library Director, Cranston Public Library, Cranston RI

The Cranston Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Library Director. This is a professional, supervisory position under the supervision of the Library Director, with review by the Board of Trustees, assists the Library Director in the planning, evaluation, and administration of the library system, staff, facilities, services, and resources.

 

The Cranston Public Library system consists of a central library with five branch locations. For more information on our library please visit: www.cranstonlibrary.org.

SALARY

Salary: $65,000-$79,000 commensurate with experience

 

START DATE

September 29, 2014

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Five to seven years of public library experience, including three years of supervisory experience or relevant experience in a related field.
  • Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides exemplary customer service.
  • Assists the Library Director in the management of the library system.
  • Participates in selecting and training enthusiastic staff.
  • Manages the Central Library including the development, scheduling and evaluation of personnel, library security and operations.
  • Supervises the general operation of the branch libraries, including coordination of personnel and scheduling.
  • Develops strong partnerships between the library and other community agencies.
  • Promotes library programs and activities through marketing and public relations efforts.
  • Coordinates maintenance, repair and improvement of the Central Library and branch locations facilities and grounds.
  • Seeks out grants, donations and fundraising opportunities for program support.
  • Coordinates data collection for library statistical reports for the Library Director.
  • Directly oversees the operation of the Arlington Library branch.
  • Maintains library disaster and emergency plan.
  • Participates in Board of Trustees meetings. 
  • Stays informed about professional and community developments affecting the library and librarianship. Participates in continuing education opportunities within and beyond the library system.
  • Acts as library liaison with the Friends of the Library.
  • Assumes responsibility for library operations during Library Director's absence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Commitment to outstanding public service.
  • Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and tools of library science in general and public library service, in particular.
  • Knowledge of administrative theories and practices including supervision and evaluation of the work of others.
  • Ability to manage all aspects of public library operations.
  • Ability to function as a member of a team to achieve library goals and objectives.
  • Ability to resolve conflict with staff and library users.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take initiative in improving existing work techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to push carts and bins loaded with library materials.
  • Ability to reach and retrieve library materials at high and low shelf heights.
  • Experience with integrated library systems.
  • Knowledge of current technological applications for information access. Ability to utilize web-based and subscription databases.
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies; including social media, tablets and mobile devices.

 

 

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Experience with the Sierra integrated library system
  • Experience with Sierra Create List, Statistics and Web Management Reports functions
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with E-Rate applications

 

This job description is intended to be a general guide to the duties and responsibilities of the job and is not intended to list every possible task that the staff member may be called upon to perform.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Resumes received by July 22, 2014 will receive first consideration. Apply to Edward Garcia, Library Director at edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org

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Librarian, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury CT

POSITION:      

Librarian, (Community College Professional 18)
12- Month Tenure Track Position

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE:         

Fall 2014

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters degree in Library Science together with at least one year of experience as a Librarian.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.  They must also provide appropriate references.  Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Librarian is accountable for providing support to the learning mission of the College through effective performances in the following essential result areas, as assigned:  Public and Reference Services; Technical Services, Instruction; Circulation Management; and Staff Supervision.  Responsibilities will include staffing the Reference desk, teaching library instruction classes, cataloging and acquisition of materials, and providing computer-based technical support for the library.

 

MINIMUM SALARY:
$59,471, approximate annual, subject to collective bargaining increase.

TO APPLY: (Submit the following to the address below. Emailed or faxed application packages will NOT be accepted)

  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume
  • Typed Employment Application (ONLY Revision dated 9/21/2012 will be accepted)
  • Official transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution
  • Name, address and phone number of three references


Librarian Search Committee
Room L410A
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
July 21, 2014

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Elementary School Library, Media and Information Specialist, Norwell Public Schools, Norwell MA

The Norwell Public Schools, Norwell, MA, is looking for long term substitute for an Elementary School Library Media and Information Specialist for the 2014-2015 school year. Applications and supporting materials are due by 12:00 p.m. on July 10, 2014.

The link to our district web site's Employment page

And the link to the Employment Documents Information and Forms which must be received in the application: http://www.norwellschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=185

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Library Media/Technology Integration Specialist, New Hartford Public Schools, New Hartford CT

Position Available
2014-2015 School Year


The New Hartford Public Schools has the following teaching position available for the 2014-2015 school year:


Library Media/Technology Integration Specialist (.7 FTE)


Certification: 062 or 013 (or appropriate certification in elementary education)
Requirements: Experience working with elementary students in the classroom integration of library and technology in all content areas. Classroom experience preferred.


Salary Range: As Per the New Hartford Education Association Contract


Closing Date: Friday, June 30, 2014

Application Package Must Include:

Letter of Interest
Resume
3 Current Letters of Reference
Copy of CT Certification
Copy of Transcripts

Send Application Package to (DO NOT EMAIL):

Philip B. O'Reilly, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
PO Box 315
New Hartford, CT 06057

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Manager of Borrower Services, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge MA

Cambridge Public Library

Manager of Borrower Services (37.5hrs per wk)
Position #M416-701

QUALIFICATIONS:
A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university is required. A master's degree from an ALA accredited library school of library science is a plus and experience with integrated library systems is a plus. A minimum of five years of successful work experience, at least three of which have been in a position of supervisory/managerial responsibility is required. Experience managing customer service in a library, bookstore or publishing outlet is preferred or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Proven organizational and managerial skills are necessary. Requires ability to evaluate staff, set goals with staff, implement progressive disciplinary action when needed, motivate staff, maintain morale, provide direction, and support organizational goals. Ability to coach and manage professional and paraprofessional staff, both full time and part time, in a fast-paced major service area. Proven expertise in delivering outstanding customer service. Ability to supervise and to train staff, to encourage staff to identify and solve problems for customers. Ability to balance reasonable exceptions with consistent service. Ability to lead by example and willingness to work alongside the team. Ability to work effectively with a diverse population. Capacity to embrace change and motivate staff to do the same. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to work with enthusiasm and initiative, a cheerful disposition, and a willingness to work harmoniously with others. Ability to work well in a team situation and flexibility during emergency staffing situations. Ability to contribute positively to the culture of the Library. Necessary attributes: strong work ethic, maturity, candor, resourcefulness, tact, initiative, good memory, attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Manager of Borrower Services is a senior leadership position with responsibility for directing the Borrower Services Department of the Main Library and borrower services for the library system. The Manager of Borrower Services establishes the priorities and sets the tone for this service area in order to provide consistent, confidential, accurate, helpful assistance to library users.

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
· Manages borrower services which includes all circulation functions in a manner that supports the overall goals of the Library, provides strong leadership and vision, and ensures that staff members offer the highest quality customer services to the public
· Continually evaluates, improves, and implements policies and procedures to best meet the evolving needs of the community in the areas of circulation, deliveries, shelving, display and merchandizing
· Empowers and trains staff to anticipate and solve problems for patrons
· Ensures customer service is consistent and personalized, making reasonable exceptions as need arises. Resolves customer complaints effectively and efficiently as needed
· Protects the privacy and free access of library patrons
· Ensures the professional and welcoming appearance of the public service areas
· Sets goals for the service area, determines activities required to achieve objectives, evaluates progress, and adapts accordingly. Recommends and initiates new services and technologies and phases out obsolete ones in light of developments in the profession. Designs policies and procedures that serve the customer service priorities of the Library.
· Supervises and evaluates staff. Addresses and documents performance issues in a timely manner.
· Encourages staff to be forward-thinking and flexible and to embrace change
· Fosters excellent communication skills within the department and across the library system
· Ensures broad staff participation in devising and achieving departmental goals. Creates an atmosphere where initiative, personal responsibility and team work flourishes.
· Ensures staff desk coverage is adequate, equitably assigned, and that staff assignments are developed in the best interest of library service needs
· Conducts regular staff meetings and ensures content is recorded and shared
· Promotes full access to the collection through the prompt shelving and merchandizing of the main library's collections. Assumes responsibility for collection development and weeding in assigned areas.
· Maintains a broad knowledge of contemporary, popular literature and nonfiction; develops an understanding of the reading, viewing, and listening interests of Cantabrigians
· Functions as a member of the leadership team of the Library. This may involve serving on committees, and representing the library at Minuteman Library Network and other regional meetings

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including office equipment such as computers, calculators, copiers, facsimile machines, CD/DVD players
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time to use computer workstations, including keyboard and visual display terminal
  • Strength to push or pull a loaded book cart which can weigh in excess of 100 pounds on level floor and up ramp, to lift or maneuver onto cart loads of up to 50 pounds, and to carry cartons of books
  • Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities which permit effective communication
  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation to permit employee to read books and patron requests
  • Sufficient manual dexterity which permits the employee to type and record library files
  • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes which permits the employee to re-shelve library materials and work at public service desks
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in assigned area, including office areas, training rooms, library locations, as necessary
  • Normal office exposure to noise, stress and interruptions
  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs designed to keep abreast of changes in profession

RATE: $ 69,768 - $83,643 in seven steps

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest by 5pm on the closing date via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312


Deadline: 7/22/14

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Rights & Photo Research Coordinator, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington MA

Title: Rights & Photo Research Coordinator

Ascend Learning, LLC (www.ascendlearning.com) is a global leader providing online education, assessment, remediation, certification and e-learning solutions for the post-secondary academic market specifically serving the nursing, allied health, sports medicine, public safety, and the financial services industries. We publish the following types of products at present: main text print and related supplemental print and digital products, including test banks, instructors manuals, media banks, student study guides, delivered in print form, digital form (online, mobile, tablet, etc.), and via physical media, such as DVD.

Position Summary:

The Jones & Bartlett Learning Rights & Photo Research Department is a full service, in-house resource for Editorial, Production, and authors. The Rights & Photo Research Coordinator will manage a high volume of print and digital projects concurrently as they move through production, coordinating tasks to outside vendors and freelancers as necessary.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Track permission and research status in for a variety of projects while maintaining a high level of communication with key stakeholders in Production, Editorial, Design, and Marketing
  • Coordinate the clearance of rights and permissions on all third-party content
  • Coordinate photo/art research based on specs provided at project launch
  • Perform art creation and adaptation suggestions
  • Complete copyright risk assessment
  • Act as a resource for the projection of estimated costs associated with permissions on future products
  • Maintain meticulous image and permission records on all projects, ensure associated documentation are properly stored in digital asset management system
  • Negotiate rates, pricing, and permissions with vendors
  • Actively pursue assets that can be utilized globally within the company
Required Skills

Minimum Basic Qualifications

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years professional experience in a relevant field
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ability to prioritize and manage several projects concurrently
  • Demonstrate creative problem solving
  • Have the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with multiple people in a variety of functions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience dealing with copyright and Intellectual Property
  • Experience with databases (such as Filemaker)

Please respond with a resume and cover letter at https://ascendlearningcareers.silkroad.com/AscendLearningCareers/EmploymentListings.html

 Job Location: Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular      

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Library Director, Cundy's Harbor Library, Harpswell ME

Overview:

Director needed for small coastal community library, open year-round, 3 days per week. The Library provides recreational and educational programs for adults and children to encourage reading and acts as an information resource for this historic working harbor community.

 

Qualifications Required:

  •          College education and/or relevant combination of experience and training
  •          Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, email, web-based tools and accounting software
  •          Strong interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written
  •          Successful candidate must pass a background check

Principal Duties:

  •          Manages facilities and all daily operations of a library with a circulating collection of 5500 items, within yearly budget
  •          Provides library services and reading /outreach programs for all ages
  •          Pays close attention to detail and the changing needs of the community
  •          Recruits and supervises hourly staff, contractors and volunteers
  •          Prepares a variety of reports for decision-making, as well as regulatory and fiscal purposes
  •          Works with the CHL Board of Directors and its committees to decide and achieve institutional goals as set by the Board each year
  •          Writes monthly e-newsletter, other publicity, and manages web-space
  •          Collaborates with other non-profits in the area
  •          Keeps abreast of greater library communications and completes 10hrs of library professional development each year
  •          Oversees the purchase and maintenance of all equipment
  •          Provides technology expertise to the community, as appropriate
  •          Creates and maintains administrative records for the Board and the Library

Salary range: $10-13 per hour. 17-20 hours per week, 50 weeks

Respondents should send a pdf version of their resume and cover letter to: directorsearch@cundysharbor.me

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Librarian, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Fairfield CT

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Fairfield, CT has an opening for an elementary (grades PK-8) Librarian beginning August, 2014.  Candidate should be a practicing Catholic, have a Masters in Library Science with 062 certification, experience teaching 21st Century information literacy classes, handling circulation, searches and cataloging using Follett Destiny OPAC.  Will be responsible to plan volunteer training, conduct read-alouds, process supply or book order invoices, educate on research projects, citations, and Web 2.0/media technology using a Smart Board, computers, and laptops.  Lesson planning focuses on CT Common Core and AASL Crosswalk standards.

 

Resumes should be sent to patricia.brady@stasonline.net

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Associate Head Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester MA

SALARY: $69,814.93 - $90,101.95 annually


Under the general direction of the Head Librarian is responsible for assisting in planning, directing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Worcester Public Library.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  •  Serves as a member of the administrative team to develop overall strategy, manage tactical objectives, and short-and long-term planning for deployment of resources.
  •  Assists in monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, assesses and monitors workload, and internal reporting relationships.
  •  Acts as an official departmental representative to other City departments, City Manager's Office, elected officials, and outside agencies.
  • Assists in selecting, motivating, and evaluating department staff while coordinating training and staff education.
  • Handles challenging safety and security issues in an urban setting.
  • Guides direct reports while providing challenging development opportunities and serving as a mentor and coach.
  • Actively assists in managing and participating in the development and administration of the department budget and estimates funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Works as a subject matter expert in the areas of digitization, electronic resources, current technology, and online applications.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings and stays ahead of new library trends and innovations regarding services and operations.
  • Responds to resolving sensitive inquiries and complaints from both internal and external customers.
  • Assists in reviewing and signing all higher-level department communications and contracts.
  • Administers support service functions of the library for Circulation, Information Technology, and Knowledge and Resource Access, and Lifelong Learning and Information Center.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of administrative responsibility.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of training, skills and experience, as demonstrated in past and current employment. Desirable experience, skills, and knowledge for this position include:

  •  Principles and practices of library administration.
  •  Ability to develop, implement and administer goals, objectives and procedures for providing effective and efficient services for the City.
  •  Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating program effectiveness.
  •  Participating in development of library policy, planning, capital building projects.
  •  Knowledge of leadership and management principles.
  •  Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
  •  Experience in serving diverse populations.
  •  Champions excellent customer service and customer experiences.
  •  Ability to analyze problems, provide alternatives, and identify solutions in support of established goals.
  •  Ability to direct and motivate staff using flexible problem solving skills.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school.

Experience: Five (5) years of progressive, administrative responsibility in the provision of public library services, e.g., as Library Director or senior level manager in a city library or state agency. Experience with computer applications.

Skills: Demonstrated management and leadership skills. Ability to interpret and apply library policy. Ability to work well with staff and public.

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

Acceptable Substitution: None.

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, July 11, 2014 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/AA employer.

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA's "Core Competences of Librarianship" as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009.

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Nominate your favorites for ASIS&T Awards!

Do you know of someone in at GSLIS who deserves an award for their work? I have listed below some awards due this summer. Contact me with any nominations you have for any of the following awards - I will follow up with you for further information and assist in gathering the necessary letters of support. Feel free to nominate yourself.



Recognizes unique teaching contribution of an individual as a teacher of information science.
Due August 1


The purpose of this award is to recognize the service of an individual to a particular Chapter. It is given for significant contributions to the membership of the Chapter through participation in and support of its meetings and publications; fund-raising; recruitment; or other significant activities. It is intended that this award recognize contributions at the local level. 
Due August 15



The purpose of the award is to recognize innovation by a Chapter during the previous year (July-June) that will have a positive impact on future operations, collaborations, or communications within the chapter, of other chapters, or of other units within ASIS&T. 
Due August 15



The ALISE Board of Directors seeks nominations from institutional members for the Doctoral Students to ALISE Grant. The grant supports the attendance of one or more promising LIS doctoral students at the ALISE Annual Conference, which will be held in Chicago, IL on January 27-30, 2015. Through undertaking conference assignments and participating fully in conference programs, the winner will gain an understanding of how ALISE serves its members. One or two grants will be given. 
Due September 15



CRITERIA include: Evidence of regular and sustained excellence in teaching library and information science (40 points); Contributions to curriculum design which demonstrate subject expertise and the ability to integrate new developments in library and information science (20 points); Evidence of mentoring students, alumni, and/or practicing professionals outside the classroom (20 points); Use of effective and innovative teaching methods (20 points)
Due September 15

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Early Literacy Children's Librarian I, Boston Public Library, Boston MA

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for an Early Literacy Children's Librarian I position. The successful candidate will participate in services to a diverse population characteristic of an urban setting with emphasis on service to children and will perform professional work requiring application of professional knowledge of literature, bibliographic sources and service with a concentration on children.

Salary: $44,556 - $60,099, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education

  •  A master's degree in library science from an accredited library school.
  •  Courses in children's literature and early literacy and/or work, taken for credit, at an accredited library school.
  •  Storytelling, infant brain development, and/or early literacy concept courses and/or experience desirable.


Experience

  •  Knowledge of children's literature including bibliographic tools and sources pertaining to children's literature and work.
  •  Knowledge of the techniques of programming for children.


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: June 26, 2014

In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal opportunity will be afforded to all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment or military status

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Conservation Officer, Boston Public Library, Boston MA

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Conservation Officer position. This is a temporary one-year position renewable for up to three years. The Conservation Officer is responsible for the conservation treatment of rare and unique library materials, both paper-based and vellum-based; performs complex conservation treatment on rare book and special collections; keeps written records and photo-documentation of such work.

Salary: $54,116 - $72,989, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university and a master's degree or other post graduate, professional certificate from a well-recognized program of conservation/bookbinding. In exceptional circumstances, specialized education, training, and/or experience as evidenced by a conservation portfolio may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.

Experience: Four years appropriate experience in a conservation lab or bookbinding facility.

Requirements: Extensive knowledge of current book and paper conservation principles and practices. Extensive knowledge of the history of books and bookbindings, including historic bookbinding structures. Demonstrated ability to perform complex conservation treatments on rare books, bookbindings, manuscripts and broadsides, as evidenced by a
conservation portfolio. Understanding of temp/RH, light issues, pest management, disaster recovery.

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:

In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal opportunity will be afforded to all applicants
regardless of race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status,
ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment or military status.

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Temporary Cataloging Project Manager, Phillips Library, Peabody MA

Backstage Library Works is looking for a qualified individual to work on-site at the Phillips Library (part of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts) managing the cataloging of ~24,900 uncataloged items.  The project is expected to take about 12-15 months beginning in July 2014.  The Project Manager will be fully responsible for maintaining project profitability and ensuring the project runs smoothly.  This position reports to the VP for Metadata Services.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Evaluate collections for cataloging & confirm project specifications
  • Work with Backstage's Automated Services division to implement hardware and software for the project
  • Plan and implement project work-flow, including any pre-/post-production processes
  • Hire and train the cataloging team leader & team (estimated at 6 employees for 11-13 months)
  • Manage cataloging productivity and time in production
  • Ensure impeccable quality
  • Report project progress to the Library management team

 

Required skills

 

  • Prior management experience
  • Prior cataloging experience with a variety of materials and formats
  • Knowledge of MARC format
  • Strong leadership capabilities with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good time-management skills
  • Capacity to deal with problems intelligently
  • Proven attentiveness to detail and quality

 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • MLS preferred
  • Experience using Connexion, Cataloger's Desktop, ClassWeb, etc.

 

 

Salary: $38,500-48,900 DOQ. Competitive benefits.

 

Please send a resume and letter of interest to jobs@bslw.com.

 

Deadline for application: July 11, 2014 (or until filled).

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Young Adult Librarian, Town of Belmont, Belmont MA

This is a full time, 35 hour per week, position in the Young Adult area to plan, organize and implement young adult programs to encourage Library use and reading and provide reference services to patrons. Reports to Coordinator of Public Services in developing goals, policies and procedures for young adult programs.  Responsible for developing and maintaining young adult materials collection and program budget. Collaborates with schools and other agencies to develop and conduct young adult programming, promote activities; prepare promotional and related materials. Instructs patrons in the use of library equipment and information technology. Maintains current knowledge of young adult literature and related library services and resources. Must be committed to providing high level of public service.

 

Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with one-year public library experience in young adult programs or reference and working knowledge of library work principles and practices, young adult programs and literature, and library resources and information.

 

The hourly pay range is $25.2159 to $30.2785 and includes a full benefit package.

 

Applications /Resumes accepted at the Town of Belmont, HR Dept, 455 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA  02478, or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax 617-993-2741 by July 7, 2014

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Information Services Librarian, Ventress Memorial Library, Marshfield MA

Duties/Description: The Ventress Memorial Library located in scenic Marshfield, Massachusetts is seeking an energetic candidate to fill a part-time Information Services Librarian position. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about technology and has an interest in its practical application in a library setting. This person needs to be an innovator, taking a proactive role in moving the library forward. Duties include maintaining library computers and related equipment, assisting with updates to the library's website and social media applications, and providing technology instruction to staff and the public. Supplementary duties include regular shifts on the Reference desk and other related duties. This position offers the opportunity to be involved in planning new services and working in a team oriented friendly environment. Schedule is 25 hours per week with some evenings and every other Saturday.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited school preferred but not
required. Tech savvy individuals who are MLS Degree candidates and have experience working in a library setting will be considered. Working knowledge and familiarity with emerging web and information technologies is desired. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has the
demonstrated ability to seek out and learn new technology. We are seeking a flexible team player with a positive attitude and strong commitment to customer service. Experience providing computer training to individuals and groups a plus.

Salary: $19.62 - $24.26 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available.

Closing Date: July 1, 2014

Send: Interested applicants please submit resume and cover letter by e-mail to cmarcoux@ocln.org or by mail to: Cyndee Marcoux, Director, Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield, MA 02050

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Product Manager for Collection Development, Ebsco, Ipswich MA

Ebsco is hiring a Product Manager for Collection Development. Please see description and requirements below. Applicants should submit an application online at http://www.ebscohost.com/careers1/jobs.php?dept=38.


Position Overview

Product Manager, Collection Development


  • Responsible for all aspects of product management and planning for assigned collection development and librarian resource product lines, including H.W. Wilson Core Collection
  • Establishes goals, objectives and milestones for product lines and leads the creation of plans for EBSCO's efforts to market the product lines to library and non-library buyers
  • Ongoing maintenance and development within assigned product lines including identification of functional and content requirements and improvements
  • Oversees the collection development efforts for Core Collections and other school/public library market products (selection, evaluation, and on-going assessment)



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Works with collection development team to refine the process of recommending content, based on pre-established criteria and standard collection development parameters, to be included within the Core Collections
  • Develops business plans for products following the EIS Roadmap Methodology.
  • Acts as champion for assigned product lines
  • Contributes to product enhancements by identifying metadata and process related enhancements which align with industry projected growth and innovation
  • Becomes knowledgeable about competitive products and understands the requirements of library customers and the library market
  • Provide product expertise and help prepare communications regarding product updates related to Core Collections in support of sales and marketing efforts
  • Actively promotes the product(s) with both internal audiences (Sales and Customer Support) and external audiences (Customers)
  • Demonstrates the flexibility needed to adapt to new tasks and initiatives as they become evident and necessary, due to evolving and growing needs at EBSCO
  • Supervises collection development team and oversees the work of independent contractors engaged in the functions and activities described above, including librarian Advisory Boards and focus groups


Skills

Requirements:


Masters in Library and Information Science.

3-5 years experience working in libraries and/ or with library technology.

Collection development experience (1-3 years) and thorough knowledge of cataloging and classification principles and practices


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of the publishing industry, library acquisitions and/or electronic access standards
  • Demonstrated ability to create and assess recommendations based on multiple criteria, including genre, appeal, reading level, topic, and other author-related and reader-centered attributes
  • Flexibility and the capacity to embrace change in a dynamic and evolving organization
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, work-flow analysis, and project management skills
  • Familiarity with Core Collections and Sears List of Subject Headings
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to function in a team environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Management experience





About EBSCO Information Services: What We Offer

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading provider of resources for libraries worldwide including EBSCONET®, and EBSCOhost®, the world's premier for-fee online research service. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which provides institutions with a fast, single search box for its entire collection. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

The EBSCO Information Services headquarters is located in Ipswich, MA along the banks of the Ipswich River. We are just minutes from the MBTA train stop and provide 75% commuter rail reimbursement. EBSCO offers a competitive employee benefits package including Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, dental insurance, vision, short and long term disability, life insurance, and a retirement savings & profit sharing plan. Considered one of the top places to work in Massachusetts, EBSCO also offers a subsidized cafeteria, free coffee, an on-site fitness center with classes, and tuition reimbursement.

About the Product Management Department
When you join EBSCO as a Product Manager, Collection Development, you will contribute your skills to the Product Management Department in Ipswich, MA. The Product Management department develops strategies for product lines, evaluates competition, identifies revenue opportunities for products, and selects the product portfolio on EBSCOhost®. Other professionals working in this department include editors, product managers, product management analysts, royalty management specialists, contract administrators, collections management specialists, research analysts, account managers and more.

EBSCO Information Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Librarian, Daniel Webster College, Nashua NH

Since our founding in 1965, Daniel Webster College ("DWC") has established itself as an innovative center of higher learning. DWC maintains an active enrollment of approximately 1,000 students in varying Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in the following schools: Arts and Sciences; Aviation Sciences; Business,  Management and Professional Studies; Engineering and Computer Sciences.  Our programs employ traditional, applied and adult-learning teaching styles and are delivered through traditional, accelerated and distance methodologies in a learner-centered environment of mutual respect.

 

We are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue opportunities in the fields of aviation, information technology, business and engineering.

 

In our pursuit of excellence, our employees are our greatest asset.  DWC is a reflection of the spirit of our college community and every employee plays an invaluable role in the achievement of our mission.

 

Ensures the Learning Resource Center (LRC) is established as and remains an integral part of the campus.  Develops, coordinates and delivers user training courses/materials as well as prepares and distributes user documentation and aids.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Responsibilities

•Designs, implements and maintains strategic plans for the LRC library collections.

•In collaboration with campus faculty, selects books and other media needed for the LRC.  Coordinates LRC materials with course curriculum.

•Assists students with questions regarding the LRC or course materials.

•Designs and delivers database tutorials and instruction materials for users and assists them in search strategies and advanced information needs.

•Assists Instructors with retention efforts by providing information on resources and techniques to enhance study skills, library research skills, etc.  Maintains records of LRC usage to correlate students' progress with their course work.

•Offers formal and informal instruction sessions on how to conduct research using library resources. Serves as an embedded librarian in multiple sections of freshman English.

•Provides reference service to the campus community during assigned desk hours  and via email.

•Negotiates library agreements by complying with state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

•Ensures compliance with policies and procedures, ethical practices and the guidelines of government and accrediting organizations.

 

Requirements & Additional Information:

 

Requirements  

•Master's degree required in Library Science from and ALA accredited library school.

•At least two years' experience working in a library environment.

•Efficiently and effectively utilize a personal computer and related software including Microsoft Office, departmental specific software and the Internet.

•Able to interact with employees, students and outside contacts of all levels.

•Proven educational or administrative experience in solving problems for individuals or teams.  Experience with analyzing and identifying the strengths and weaknesses of options and exercise critical thinking, problem solving, and judgment skills.

•Proven track record of handling and organizing multiple items with timely completions.

•Proven record of multi-tasking and ability to handle a high pressure environment with timeline pressures.

•Past history of developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.

•Applicants must be available to work a variable work schedule that will include evenings and weekends .

 

Daniel Webster College is committed to offering our employees a benefits package that will allow them to find a balance between their professional and personal lives as well as the opportunity for career development.

 

Application Procedure:

 

Apply at https://careers-dwc.icims.com/jobs/21609/librarian/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&hashed=58168622

 

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Human Resources Assistant, Boston Public Library, Boston MA

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Human Resources Assistant position. The Human Resources Assistant provides secretarial, clerical, and administrative support for the department. Performs duties such as record keeping, processing employee transactions, assisting with payroll, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, maintaining personnel files, and working on special projects. Responds to inquiries and assembles highly
confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of callers and visitors.


Salary: $35,457 - $46,000, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education - High school graduate or equivalent; additional education or experience desirable.

Experience - Minimum of 2 years' experience in the human resources field; familiarity with human resources policies and procedures. Prior experience with an HRIS database preferred. Requires effective verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.

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: June 28, 2014

In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal opportunity will be afforded to all applicants  regardless of race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status,  ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment or military status.

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Library Director, Pelham Public Library, Pelham NH

Pelham, NH, Public Library seeks a creative, outreach-oriented, enthusiastic leader to serve as Director.  The right candidate will have knowledge of emerging technologies in library services, programming, and strategic planning, as well as web site and social media skills.  The Library is a beautiful newer facility in southern NH, with easy access to Boston, the seacoast, and the White Mountains.  Servicing over 5,500 patrons, with a collection of over 30,000 items, with 3FT staff, plus PT and volunteers.  MLS plus three years administrative work experience in a library setting desired.

 

Salary beginning at $51,300 plus excellent benefits, including retirement.

 

Find more info @ www.mrigov.com/career.html

 

FLSA exempt position; EEO

 

DEADLINE: July 25, 2014 (or until position is filled)

 

RESUMES HELD IN CONFIDENCE THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS

 

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION REQUIRED:  recruitment@mrigov.com

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Instructional Technology Specialist, Marblehead Public Schools, Marblehead MA

Marblehead Public Schools
Functional Job Description


Title: Instructional Technology Specialist

Qualifications:
• Master's Degree preferred
• Licensed, or eligible for licensure in Instructional Technology by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, with demonstrated teaching experience
• Skill, knowledge and ability to plan, organize and provide professional development opportunities
• Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check (C.O.R.I.)


Reports To:
• Supervisor of Technology
• Assistant Superintendent


Job Goal: To support teachers in designing, implementing and assessing student-based technology units, which promote 21st century skills and are aligned with curricula and state standards, by integrating technology in new and effective ways to improve teaching and learning.


Work Year: 204 days - Teacher Year plus 5 days before school begins, 5 days after school ends and 10 floating days for use during the school year


Salary/Benefits:


Performance Responsibilities:
• Demonstrate knowledge of computer hardware, software and peripherals.
• Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of curriculum development, instruction, assessment, and technology integration.
• Provide direction and support for technology integration and the implementation of the Massachusetts Technology Literacy Standards and Expectations.
• Work with school personnel to develop and carry out a technology implementation plan.
• Work with Special Education Dept to support the integration of assistive technology and technology in general to support student IEP needs.
• Work with school personnel to review curricula goals and to identify, support and implement technologies that increase access to curriculum.
• Provide instructional leadership and support to school personnel and students in effective uses of technology to improve teaching and learning.
• Organize, facilitate and assess professional development opportunities, including collaborative learning communities, for effective integration of technology to promote 21st century skills and to improve teaching and learning.
• Collaborate with school personnel in designing, implementing and assessing student-based technology lessons and projects that are linked to curriculum goals and state standards.
• Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students.
• Participate in professional growth opportunities.
• Attend staff or team meetings and serve on staff committees as necessary.
• Adhere to and enforce all technology policies and procedures put in place by Administrators.
• Perform other such duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor of Technology
• Member of Assistant Superintendent's Curriculum Teams

Essential Functions of the Job:
Must possess the ability to:
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with school personnel and students.
• Communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form.
• Create an overall school culture where technology is valued as a teaching and learning tool.
• Stay current in the areas of educational technology and teaching strategies.
• Research, evaluate and recommend new technologies to support teaching and learning.
• Provide instructional leadership to school personnel in effective uses of technology to improve teaching and learning.
• Collaborate with teachers to effectively integrate technology into curriculum, instruction and assessment practices.
• Ensure that technology use supports and enhances curricula goals.
• Act as a technology resource to school personnel and students.

Specialty Area:


Must be able to:
• Provide instructional leadership and support to school personnel and students in the area of instructional technology.
• Organize, facilitate and assess professional development opportunities that focus on the effective use of technology to improve teaching and learning.
• Collaborate with school personnel in designing, implementing and assessing student-based technology lessons and projects that are aligned to district goals and state standards.
Physical and Environmental Demands:
The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Ability to work in a normal classroom and school building environment.
• Ability to move freely about the building to perform duties with students and teachers.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Equal Opportunity Employer
Marblehead Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Job Requirements

  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

http://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=856602

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Reader Advisor, Perkins School For The Blind, Watertown MA

Reader Advisor

Department: Braille and Talking Book Library

Schedule: Full-time

 

Come join a team with a mission and make a positive difference in the life of a child! For over 180 years, Perkins School for the Blind has provided quality educational and residential services to students who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind, empowering them to reach their maximum potential. Perkins School for the Blind embraces diversity in ability, thought, culture and belief. We provide equal education and employment opportunities and value the unique talents and contributions of all of our students and staff. 

 

The read advisor acts as the primary point of contact for patrons of the Perkins Library and is responsible for assigning audio and braille books, described videos, large print, and other new and/or emerging accessible formats using the Library's automated circulation system. The advisor will facilitate all aspects of patron book selection and delivery processes.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Answers incoming telephone lines and assists patrons with information about their book selection, service status, shipments made, requests/reserves processed, and other available services.
  • Utilizes the Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS) to serve patrons on all aspects of their talking and braille book services and creates book orders for patrons by searching request lists, selects books by subject interest or author preferences, customizes patrons service profiles and serves patrons according to their service preferences.
  • Answers general informational requests and assists in resolving requests, selection or service problems from patrons.
  • Maintains the online patron reading database including updating patron reading interests, service frequency, and type of service data as needed.
  • Searches the Library of Congress/National Library Service online catalog to assist patrons in locating titles that are not available locally.
  • Processes routine interlibrary loan requests to other libraries and Library of Congress Multistate Centers through an electronic national system for interlibrary loan processing; maintains detailed notes of interlibrary loan transactions in the patron database.
  • Provides basic information on eligibility, registration, equipment; refers calls to other staff as appropriate.
  • Notifies the Registration Unit of updated patron information, status changes or subscription related information such as address changes, transfers, cessation of services, and subscription problems.
  • Provides basic technical support with regard to the library downloadable book services.
  • Assists with the training and supervision of unit volunteer staff.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned by supervisory staff.

 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Two (2) years, public library or reference experience. 

 

 

Benefits: We provide a complete benefits package, which includes, recess time, tuition reimbursement, medical and dental insurance, LTD and Life insurance, retirement programs and staff development and training.

 

 

For a more detailed description of the position and to apply, please visit our website http://www.perkins.org/careers/ and submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

 

Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students.  Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have relevant life experience are encouraged to apply.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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Part-time Assistant Librarian, Hollis Social Library, Hollis NH

The Hollis Social Library has an opening for an Assistant Librarian position, working 13 hours a week.  This job requires working two evenings a week and one weekend on a 4 week rotation.  The primary areas of responsibility for this job include interlibrary loan, cataloging basics using Marc records and covering the Circulation Desk.

 

Details of this job include but are not limited to:

 

  1. Working with the Youth Librarian, assisting with cataloging and processing the Juvenile and Young Adult collections.
    1. Enter library specific cataloging information on new items received from the book vendor.
    2. Review Marc records for completeness and accuracy.
    3. Process new materials including but not limited to: labeling, barcoding, covering.

 

  1. Processing interlibrary loan requests.
    1. Process interlibrary loans (ILL's) received from other libraries for patrons and book discussion groups.
    2. Process ILL's to return to loaning libraries.  
    3. Process materials from our collection to be sent out to fulfill other libraries' ILL requests.
    4. Check and respond to regular mail and e-mail about the library and its collections.

 

  1. Work at the Circulation Desk assisting patrons, checking items in/out, issuing new library cards and taking hold requests.

 

Teamwork is very important so we will be looking for the following qualities in the next member of our team:

  • Values a team environment, supports coworkers with the best interest of the library in mind.
  • Willingness and interest to learn new things and share what they learn.
  • Strong customer service skills and positive attitude.

 

Hourly wage above average for the Southern NH area.

 

Qualifications for this position are:   Individual must have a Bachelor's Degree; 2 or more years' experience working in a library; knowledge of Dewey Decimal System; familiarity with Library Management Systems and worked in a Circulation Dept; expertise processing Interlibrary Loans and Cataloging; working knowledge of MS Office Products; strong people skills; attention to detail; self-motivated; sense of humor.  Expected to work nights and weekends.  Desirable:  MLS Degree or attending school to earn degree

 

Closing Date: 6/26/2014 or when the job is filled

 

If you are interested in applying for this job, mail your resume and cover letter to:

 

Hollis Social Library

P.O. Box 659

2 Monument Square

Hollis, NH 03049

Attn: Lucinda Mazza, Director

 

If you would prefer to email your information, send it to:

director@hollislibrary.org  with a subject heading of Assistant Librarian Position.

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Library Director, Newport Public Library, Newport RI

Library Director, Newport (RI) Public Library  (Search extended):  Seeking a creative, energetic, forward thinking, problem solver to lead this valued and respected public library.   The Library Director, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the library, and is responsible for the management and operation of the library and its program of services in accordance with policies established by the Board of Trustees.    The Director has full authority in such areas as collection development, budget management and personnel administration.   Full job description available at www.newportlibraryri.org/director.pdf.

MLS from an ALA accredited program and at least 5 years administrative and supervisory experience in a public library required.  Experience in library renovation projects and fundraising preferred.  Strong technology skills and knowledge of the operation of a 501c3 desirable.   Salary is commensurate with experience.

Send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for 3 references to directorsearch@newportlibraryri.org.  Position open until filled.

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Digital Services/Systems Librarian, Middlesex Community College, Middletown CT

MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE:  ANNOUNCEMENT OF ANTICIPATED VACANCY

Digital Services/Systems Librarian, CCP 18

12 month, tenure track

 

POSITION:                                             Digital Services/Systems Librarian

 

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE:         September 2014

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:          ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Science or closely related discipline and at least one year of professional library experience.  Demonstrated abilities to work effectively independently and in teams; strong computer and information technology skills; excellent interpersonal, written communication skills; effective presentation skills; demonstrated positive customer service experience; demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and to working with a diverse student body.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:          Experience in an academic library; experience with library information systems; proficiency in using relational database management tools (especially ODBC, MS Access and SQL); knowledge of and experience with emerging technologies (e.g., mobile applications); knowledge and experience in next generation library information systems and discovery layer service; experience using text-based protocols (e.g., SFTP and SSH); working knowledge of HTML and XML all are strongly preferred qualifications.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:                              Working in a team environment under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the successful candidate will: (1) coordinate and lead digital/e-resource activities including systems management, policy development and statistical reporting; (2) provide technical support for the Library information system; (3) configure system and OPAC modules; (4) develop and maintain the Library's web presence and other web applications; (5) oversee Library operation at the Meriden Center; (6) develop successful partnerships with Distance Learning and faculty to integrate digital/e-resources and mobile technologies with campus teaching and learning initiatives; (7) liaise with faculty and contribute to the Library's collection development and maintenance; (8) supervise circulation operations and manage course reserves; (9) participate in reference and research assistance; (10) provide copy cataloging services as needed; (11) provide assistance and technical support to library staff for the creation of teaching aids such as class and subject guides; (12) liaise with the college's IT Department; (13) perform other related duties as assigned.

 

In addition, the individual will be expected to attend and participate in convocation and commencement ceremonies, serve on committees and task forces, and engage in professional development activities.  This position may require work evening and occasional weekend work.

 

EQUIVALENCIES:                                 Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience prepare them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.

 

MINIMUM SALARY:                            $61,255 approximate annual

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:               Send letter of intent, Board of Regents application (available at http://mxcc.edu/jobs/) resume, copies of transcripts, and the names of three references to:

                                                                                                Noreen Wilson

                                                                                                Human Resources

                                                                                                Middlesex Community College

                                                                                                100 Training Hill Road

                                                                                                Middletown, CT  06457

 

                                                Or email to MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.edu or fax (860) 343-5870

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:                  July 14, 2014

 

Middlesex Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.  The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Dr. Adrienne Maslin, Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator for students (Phone: 860-343-5759), Email: AMaslin@mxcc.edu), and Mary Lou Phillips, ADA Coordinator/Title IX and Section 504 Assistant Coordinator for faculty and staff (Phone: 860-343-5751, Email: MPhillips@mxcc.edu), Middlesex Connecticut Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Middlesex Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

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Librarian, Middlesex Community College, Middletown CT

MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE:  ANNOUNCEMENT OF ANTICIPATED VACANCY

Librarian, CCP 18

12 month, tenure track

 

POSITION:                                             Librarian

 

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE:         September 2014

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:          ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Science or closely related discipline and at least one year of professional library experience.  Demonstrated abilities to work effectively independently and in teams; strong computer and information technology skills; excellent interpersonal, written communication skills; effective presentation skills; demonstrated positive customer service experience; demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and to working with a diverse student body.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:          Experience in an academic library; experience with LibGuides; experience and knowledge of emerging technologies such as mobile applications; experience in accreditation process; experience with developing and administering learning assessment tools.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:                              Working in a team environment under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks that successfully respond to the needs of MxCC students, faculty and staff: (1) under the supervision of the library instructional team leader, develop, conduct and assess information literacy  instruction sessions and collaborate with faculty to facilitate library instruction; (2) instruct and advise patrons on research and effective use of library resources and basic computer applications; (3) liaise with and provide library services at the MxCC's Meriden Center; (4) liaise with faculty and contribute to the library's collection development and maintenance; (5) demonstrate ability and understanding of Library circulation procedures; (6) provide interlibrary loan service;  (7) perform other related duties as assigned.

 

In addition, the individual will be expected to attend and participate in convocation and commencement ceremonies, serve on committees and task forces, and engage in professional development activities.  This position may require work evening and occasional weekend work.

 

EQUIVALENCIES:                                 Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience prepare them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.

 

MINIMUM SALARY:                            $61,255 approximate annual

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:               Send letter of intent, Board of Regents application (available at http://mxcc.edu/jobs/) resume, copies of transcripts, and the names of three references to:

                                                                                                Noreen Wilson

                                                                                                Human Resources

                                                                                                Middlesex Community College

                                                                                                100 Training Hill Road

                                                                                                Middletown, CT  06457

 

                                                Or email to MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.edu or fax (860) 343-5870

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:                  July 14, 2014

 

Middlesex Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.  The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Dr. Adrienne Maslin, Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator for students (Phone: 860-343-5759), Email: AMaslin@mxcc.edu), and Mary Lou Phillips, ADA Coordinator/Title IX and Section 504 Assistant Coordinator for faculty and staff (Phone: 860-343-5751, Email: MPhillips@mxcc.edu), Middlesex Connecticut Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Middlesex Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

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Corporate Librarian / Archivist, Sasaki Associates, Watertown MA

Collaboration is one of today's biggest buzzwords--but at Sasaki, it's at the core of what we do. We see it not just as a working style, but as one of the fundamentals of innovation. We think and work beyond boundaries to make new discoveries. We are diverse, curious, strategic, and inspired.

Our practice comprises architecture, interior design, planning, urban design, landscape architecture, graphic design, and civil engineering, as well as financial planning and software development.

We are currently seeking a Librarian/Archivist to manage all operations of our small corporate design library and archives. This is a full-time position: M-F 8:30am -5:30pm.

Responsibilities:

Library

  • Assist professionals with reference and research questions
  • Identify and acquire new library materials: books, periodicals, and digital resources
  • Manage subscriptions, including resource routing and forwarding
  • Catalogue new acquisitions and backlog in Koha ILS using Library of Congress Classification
  • Update and maintain Koha ILS through outside vendor
  • Keep current codes and standards available, weed outdated materials
  • Conduct research at Harvard University Loeb Design Library
  • Create and maintain library budget

Product Library

  • Catalogue samples and product information using CSI Masterformat
  • Maintain up-to-date vendor contact information
  • Receive, organize, and refile product materials
  • Assist designers with reference questions
  • Form and maintain relationships with representatives from product manufacturers
  • Attend product presentations
  • Work toward acquiring Health Product Declaration information for all product library materials
  • Weed product information and find appropriate donation centers

Archives

  • Archive physical project materials according to the company records retention policy
  • Catalogue all archived materials in Koha ILS
  • Schedule records destruction according to policy every January
  • Update and maintain historic list of projects
  • Process historic collection, including finding aid creation, for extensive backlog of materials
  • Provide access to archived materials to professionals and outside researchers
  • Locate digital archived materials on company server

Records Management

  • Attend Technical Quality Control Meeting, contribute to discussion
  • Update Corporate Policies and Guidelines working with the Chair of the TQC Committee
  • Work to incorporate records management into overall project management procedures

Additional

  • Be actively involved in Boston Society of Architects - Information Resource Wizards committee
  • Participate in professional development opportunities in library and archives field

Qualifications:

  • Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA-Accredited institution
  • Professional experience in a library or archive-setting preferred
  • Background/Education in Architecture/Art/Design a plus
 
To apply, please submit your resume via our career portal:  https://sasaki-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?version=1&company_id=16623 

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Collections Strategist, MIT Libraries, Cambridge MA

COLLECTIONS STRATEGIST (Arts and Humanities)
Collections Strategy and Management
Librarian II/III



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 for Human Resources, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge MA

Assistant Director for Human Resources

Cambridge Public Library

37.5hrs a week including evenings & weekends as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  

A Bachelor's Degree is required.  A Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited graduate school of library and information science is desirable. In exceptional instances, specialized education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirement. A degree in Human Resources and/or Human Resources Certifications is desirable.  A minimum of seven years of successful professional work, at least five of which have been in a position of administrative responsibility is preferred.   A broad background in librarianship is desirable, public library experience is preferred.  Requires demonstrated organizational and managerial skills necessary to lead, manage, and motivate staff; knowledge of human resources management principles and practices, experience developing creative and innovative programs and services, excellent problem solving skills, effective oral and written communications skills, demonstrated commitment to community service, proven leadership ability.  Necessary attributes include:  maturity, tact, diplomacy, resourcefulness, creativity, initiative, adaptability, flexibility, and dependability.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:    

  •          Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time to use computer workstations, including keyboard and visual display terminal
  • Strength to push or pull a loaded book cart which can weigh in excess of 100 pounds on level floor and up ramp, to lift or maneuver onto cart loads of up to 50 pounds, and to carry cartons of books
  • Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities which permit effective communication
  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation to permit employee to read books and patron requests
  • Sufficient manual dexterity which permits the employee to type and record library files
  • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes which permits the employee to re-shelve library materials and work at public service desks

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to person essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Works in assigned area, including office areas, training rooms, library locations as necessary, where there is normal office exposure to noise, stress, and interruptions.

Attends and participates in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in profession

DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Director of Libraries, the Assistant Director for Human Resources acts as the human resources officer for the library system.  In the absence of the Director of Libraries and of the Assistant Director for Public Services, is responsible for all library functions. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  •          Directs human resource functions of the Main Library and Branches
  •          Manages all aspects of hiring, recruiting, new employee orientation, and staff development
  •          Oversees annual performance evaluation process, writes performance evaluations, recommends remedial assistance, disciplinary action, and merit or position upgrades
  •          Prepares personnel reports as required
  •          Replies to inquiries about past or present employees from potential employers, banks, educational institutions, and similar requestors
  •          Interprets library and city policies for library staff
  •          Works with City Personnel Department staff to meet the needs of the Library
  •          Initiates and implements special projects and programs
  •          Develops policies and procedures as required
  •          Manages all aspect of payroll process
  •          Oversees implementation of union contracts and liaises with union representatives
  •          Supervises two Administrative Assistants who perform payroll functions and other personnel functions. 
  •          Supervises Manager of Technical Services Department.
  •          Attends major library and community events 
  •          Represents the Director of Libraries and/or the Library at meetings and conferences 
  •          Performs  other duties required by the Director of Libraries for the good of the Library

 

SALARY:             $87,953  to  $104,791 in seven steps

 

DEADLINE:          July 10, 2014 by 5pm 

 

APPLY TO:               City of Cambridge

Personnel Department, Room 309

795 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

Please send 2 copies each of cover letter & resume

Fax: 617-349-4312

employment@cambridgema.gov

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Library Career Mixer, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley MA

Are you a recent Library Science Graduate or Library Science Student interested in meeting potential employers in the public library field? Please join us on Monday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m. for a Library Career Mixer at the Wellesley Free Library!

We welcome students currently working towards their Library Science Degree, or recent graduates of accredited Library Science programs. The format of this event will focus on personal interaction and small group conversations. Prospective candidates should bring multiple copies of their resumes.

Wellesley Free Library
Main Library - Wakelin Room
530 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA
Monday June 23
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Questions? Please email: fabuzeit@minlib.net

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Temporary/Substitute Youth Librarian, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield MA

Duties: Deliver quality children's service in the Youth Room of Wakefield's public library.

Qualifications:Candidate should enjoy public service to all ages, be organized and detail- oriented, and work well both as part of a team and independently.  Experience with Evergreen a plus.

Schedule:       After training, fill in as needed to cover vacations and busy time periods during library hours: Monday to Thursday 9-9; Friday 9-6; and Saturday 9-5.  Sunday hours may be available in the fall.

Pay:                 $21.92 - $22.72/hr depending on education and experience.

 

Available:      Immediately.

 

Send:              Resume and letter of application:

Catherine McDonald, Assistant Director

Lucius Beebe Memorial Library

345 Main Street Wakefield, MA 01880

cmcdonal@noblenet.org

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Suffolk University, Boston MA

Suffolk University is seeking experienced librarian applicants for the Electronic Resources Librarian position.  Reporting to the Assistant Director for Technical Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian provides leadership in the acquisition, evaluation, management, and promotion of a wide range of continuing and electronic resources including databases, journals and reference sources. S/he is responsible for integrating the electronic resources, where appropriate, with the link resolver and federated search engine. S/he takes the lead in resolving access problems for electronic content and trains other staff members in resolving problems as appropriate.

This position is also responsible for integrating the electronic resources, where appropriate, with the link resolver and federated search engine. Takes the lead in resolving access problems for electronic content and trains other staff members in resolving problems as appropriate. Leads the Sawyer Library's effective use of emerging technologies by: 1) evaluating the suitability of emerging technologies for supporting Sawyer Library services; 2) develops and maintain widgets, apps and other products that extend the reach of library resources and services across technology platforms; 3) supports technology-based library outreach to the Suffolk University Community; 4) assesses the effectiveness of technology-based library services; develops library staff awareness of new and emerging technologies.

 

Application deadline: July 25, 2014.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science program, or equivalent.
  • 3 years or more of post MLS experience
  • Thorough understanding of continuing resources, including awareness of issues of vendors, packages, aggregators, platforms, licensing, pricing models, and financial and statistical management needs.
  • Experience working with electronic resources and serials in an academic library.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with colleagues on what is increasingly an inter-departmental initiative, understanding variant perspectives on shared work.
  • Understanding of database issues, and the interoperability needs to support Sierra and related future products and services.
  • Ability to develop projects, including training, quality control, and follow-up.
  • Working knowledge of technical environments, especially those related to proxy servers and link resolvers, as well as familiarity with emerging electronic resources standards such as ONIX, SUSHI, COUNTER, SERU.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software
  • Understanding of cataloging standards and MARC format.

Apply Here

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Assistant Library Director/Head of Youth Services, Wells Public Library, Wells ME

We are seeking an energetic, creative professional with knowledge and passion for  library services and youth literature to become our new Assistant Director/Head of Youth Services. This position assists in the operation of the library with primary responsibility for planning, direction, and overall operation of Youth Services (infant through teens).

 

Requirements for the position are: an ALA-accredited MLS and 3 years' professional library experience in youth services, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Essential skills/abilities include: demonstrated success in programming for children, excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to balance multifaceted job responsibilities in a busy environment, enthusiasm for working with the public, strong collection development skills and knowledge of children's and young adult literature, strong computer skills, and commitment to team approach.  

 

The Wells Public Library is an attractive, growing library committed to future expansion with services that include creative adult and youth programs, and a spacious, sunny children's/programming area.  An active, supportive Board of Trustees, Friends group, and dedicated staff and volunteers contribute to a stimulating and positive work environment in this coastal community.

 

To view a more detailed position description, and/or for more information, please feel free to visit our town's website at www.wellstown.org, under Town Employment Opportunities.

 

Closing date: July 1, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.  Apply by sending cover letter, resume, and required Town of Wells application (available online at www.wellstown.org, under Town Employment Opportunities) to: Town of Wells, Att: Human Resources Director, 208 Sanford Rd, Wells, ME 04090.   Equal Opportunity Employer

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Part-time Archivist, Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford, West Hartford CT

JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GREATER HARTFORD

333 Bloomfield Avenue

West Hartford, Connecticut

www.jhsgh.org

 

Part-time archivist position available

Maintain database and collections, process and manage acquisitions and archival requests, assist with website management, assist with exhibit research and documentation, maintain social media

Library Science degree preferred but not necessary

Diversified, interesting work at small non-profit

 

For more information contact Estelle Kafer at     ekafer@jewishhartford.org

or 860-727-6171      

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Content Analyst/Taxonomist, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston MA

*Job Title:
Content Analyst/Taxonomist


Organization Name:
Harvard Business School - Baker Library


Wage/Salary:
$1500 for 3 month internship


*Job Description:
The Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship is in the midst of creating an online portal for entrepreneurship that redefines the way in which HBS entrepreneurs engage with content, community and each other. As part of this project, the ROCK Center is in need of temporary help from a professional in the field of library/information science to assist in selecting, analyzing, and tagging faculty, external, newsworthy and experiential content for the site, as well as aiding in the development and maintenance of the navigation taxonomy used to tag the content. Timeframe of position: July -September, 2014


Key Responsibilities
• Manage the ROCK Center's Vocabulary, keeping it up-to-date with additions and changes over the course of the engagement
• Manage the ongoing mapping of ROCK Center Vocabulary to the Faculty Research Vocabulary, used to classify HBS faculty publications
• Assist in setting up search criteria for publication selection
• Apply search techniques across the 35K faculty publications, analyze and select those publications that are relevant to ROCK Center's website based on criteria set up by the ROCK Center (selection criteria to include vocabulary, faculty names, etc.)
• Tag the selected publications with ROCK Center Vocabulary terms in a consistent, efficient manner and import into content management system
• Tag practical, external, experiential and newsworthy content with appropriate taxonomy and import relevant content into the content management system
• Work with the ROCK Center and with Knowledge and Library Services staff in the accomplishing the work on this project

Requirements
• Graduate degree in Information or Library Science; or current qualified student
• General knowledge of full text and structured data search strategies and techniques and retrieval in Web and non-Web environments
• General knowledge of tools required to manage content and vocabularies
• Ability to collaborate with teams, bringing a consistent understanding and approach to taxonomy-related information retrieval and information management
• Ability to establish and maintain relationships with colleagues across diverse organizations
• Knowledge of business and management literature helpful

Application Instructions:
Send resume to:


jchiblotner@hbs.edu
Joanne Chi Blotner
ROCK Center for Entrepreneurship
Harvard Business School
Soldiers Field

Boston, MA 02163

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Part-Time Reference Librarian, Emerson College, Boston MA

Description: 
The Part-Time Reference Librarian provides reference and research assistance to students, faculty, and staff, in person and via chat and email.

The person in this position works 14 hours per week during the 30 weeks of the year that comprise the fall and spring semesters (September through April). This person works Saturdays from noon to 6pm, two nights per week from 7pm to 10pm, and 2 additional hours per week. May require holiday hours.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Education: (including hardware, software, and equipment)
ALA-accredited MLS or enrollment in an MLS program with completion of the basic reference class. Aptitude and skills to provide excellent reference service in person, via chat, and via email.

Excellent reference interview skills and interpersonal communication skills.

Ability to use and troubleshoot computers, printers, scanners, microfilm reader/printers, and copiers.

Interest in library instruction and information literacy.

Familiarity with using reference collections, library catalogs and other electronic resources including full text databases and internet resources

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)
Familiarity with graphic design and print production standards.

Interest in developing social media campaigns and outreach.

To apply: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/8035

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Director, Content Strategy, Fidelity Investments, Boston MA

Link to apply: https://fidelity.taleo.net/careersection/10020/jobdetail.ftl?job=1404089

Director, Content Strategy - 1404089

Description
 
The User Experience Design team is responsible for designing Fidelity Investments' award-winning websites, mobile applications, and internal workstations. Our 100+ person team of elite user experience professionals works collaboratively with the business and technology teams to design and deliver online experiences that enable our customers' financial success.
 
We are currently looking for a Content Strategy Director to join our fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture. This Director will work closely with a dedicated team on a key internal reference ecosystem and platform, providing front-line value to customer interactions. The Director will also serve as the enterprise taxonomy specialist, working with subject matter experts and committees across the organization to support content health, search, and reusability.

Responsibilities  
  • Lead and mentor a team of content strategists working on a key internal reference system
  • Establish and enforce editorial standards for decentralized content producers
  • Work closely with User Experience Director on content needs to optimize user-centric design
  • Work closely with Platform Development Director to prioritize and balance workloads between present and future state initiatives
  • Serve as primary enterprise taxonomy lead, working with multiple business units across the organization to evolve and maintain forward-thinking structures that enable efficient and effective content distribution in multiple channels
  • Guide and inform enterprise content delivery strategy
  • Set a north star for great customer experience as well as online user experience, guiding cross-functional teams toward a standard of excellence
  • Speak knowledgeably and with purposeful application to associates at all levels in the organization regarding the history, evolution, and trends in content strategy and user experience
  • Drive vision and evolution of the content strategy team and practices through concrete contributions that improve overall reach, effectiveness, and efficiency
  • Serve as a change agent within the firm, identifying enterprise obstacles and building solutions to continually improve scale and efficiency of managing content assets
  • Leverage and continue to develop standards that drive clear, consistent nomenclature for tools and applications
  • Develop, reinforce, and socialize standards, governance, and processes for content creation, maintenance, and distribution
  • Drive measurable, meaningful assessment and reporting for content life cycle health
  • Work with information architects, designers, researchers, usability specialists, and creative directors on complex projects of varying sizes
  • Define content requirements for projects based on experience, competitive research, and input from subject matter experts
  • Create compelling content that speaks to defined user personas by considering the goals, desires, and potential limitations of users
  • Champion the role of content within the team, group, and larger organization to provide business partners with user-centric, innovative online communications that meet business needs and user objectives
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure that content meets legal, compliance, SEO, accessibility, Fidelity branding, and style guide requirements
  • Serve as an active and enthusiastic member in the content strategy community

Qualifications
 
Education and Experience
  • Applicable undergraduate degree
  • Proven content strategy team leadership, including exceptional coaching and skill development
  • 10+ years of writing, marketing, design, UX experience
  • 3+ years working with content structure (taxonomy, tagging, metadata, component segmenting), and workflow needs within a complex organization
  • 3+ years of significant content management system experience, including migrations
 
Skills and Knowledge
  • Experience in financial services preferred
  • Familiarity with large, reference-oriented sites
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Competency with information architecture and user experience best practices
  • Conversant and comfortable in the technology space
  • Ability to understand customer needs, motivations, and behaviors and translate them into deliverable tasks
  • Proven relationship-building skills and confidence to seek answers within teams, business units, and large organizations
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, quickly, and thoroughly to prioritize and complete tasks under multiple deadlines while guiding others to do the same
  • Creativity, curiosity, imagination, and a sense of humor
 
 
Company Overview
Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of financial services. Fidelity offers investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human resources and benefits outsourcing services to more than 20 million individuals and institutions as well as thousands of financial intermediary firms. Fidelity is the largest mutual fund company in the United States, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans, the largest mutual fund supermarket, a leading online brokerage firm, and one of the largest providers of custody and clearing services to financial professionals. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com.
 

Job

:  Web Design

Primary Location

:  MA-Boston

Other Locations

:  NH-Merrimack, RI-Smithfield, NJ-Jersey City

Schedule

:  Full-time

Job Level

:  Individual Contributor

Education Level

:  Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job Type

:  Standard

Shift

:  Day Job

Overtime Status

:  Non-exempt

Travel

:  No

 

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Project Archivist, Brown Research Library, Maine Historical Society, Portland ME

The Maine Historical Society's Brown Research Library seeks a full-time (35 hrs/wk) Project Archivist for processing the recently acquired Bangor Theological Seminary Collection. The start date for this 18-month temporary project is August 3, 2014. The Project Archivist is responsible for working independently and as part of a larger collections management team to complete the archival appraisal, processing and description of a nearly 250 linear ft. collection of institutional records documenting the 200 year history of the Bangor Theological Seminary of Bangor, ME, an inter-denominational seminary in the Congregational tradition.

The project includes three components: Project Management, Arranging & Describing, and Outreach.

Project Management:

  • Creating and implementing a working timeline
  • Keeping the project on-task and within the 18 month perimeter
  • Communicating with and reporting to the Society's Archivist as well as other technical services staff
  • Managing the project budget
  • Supervising other project staff  and volunteers

Arranging & Describing:

  • Archival appraisal and survey
  • Identifying and setting priories in respect to preservation, conservation and digitization
  • Arranging the collection including, but not limited to, re-housing and reformatting
  • Adhering to the industry's best practices
  • Implementing and/or providing guidelines for preservation and conservation
  • Creation of a completed finding aid in accordance with the Society's expectations and current practices

Outreach:

  • Cultivation and promotion of the collection though the Society's online and printed outlets
  • Coordinating internal requests for exhibition content and/or publications
  • Providing recommendations to the Society's Maine Memory Network Curator

 

Requirements:

  • MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution with graduate coursework in archival management
  • Five or more years experience as a processing archivist
  • Experience working with large collections, including series and hierarchical organization
  • Ability to lift and move 40 lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • Transportation to an offsite facility

 

Preferred:

 

  • Experience with institutional records, especially of an academic and/or religious nature
  • Working in a historical society setting
  • Working knowledge of Maine history

 

Compensation & Logistics:

 

Salary at $30,000 per year with benefits package. Processing of this collection will take place off-site at the Society's collections management center in Portland, ME. The Project Archivist must provide their own transportation to and from the site, but are not expected to transport collections. Public transportation to the site is limited.

 

 

Please submit the following electronically to Jamie Rice, MHS Director of Library Services at jrice@mainehistory.org

 

  • A cover letter expressing interest in the position and outlining relevant experience
  • A complete curriculum vitae of education, employment and publications
  • One complete finding aid and one additional writing sample in the form of exhibition text, a professional presentation, or a blog post
  • Three professional references, including current phone, email addresses and affiliations

The above may also be mailed to the following address:

 

Maine Historical Society

Brown Research Library

489 Congress Street

Portland, ME 04101-3498

Attn: BTS Search Committee

 

No Phone Calls Please.

 

The Application period ends on July 1, 2014.

 

 

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Library Manager L-II, Providence Community Library, Providence RI

Library Manager L-II, Washington Park

Providence Community Library, Providence, RI

 

Salary:     $43,992.00 -$56,998.50 L-II

Status:      Full-time with Benefits

Posted:     May 19, 2014

Deadline: Internal applications submitted by May 27, 2014 will be considered first.  Outside applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

The Providence Community Library is seeking a full time Library Manager to manage the operation of a small neighborhood library and provides direct service to families in the neighborhood.  Duties include answering questions and instructing children and adults in the use of the library; planning and presenting a variety of programs for adults and children, including story hours; and assisting users with the selection of suitable materials and resources; supervising other library staff.  He/she also reviews and recommends library materials for addition to the library collection, and works with librarians and staff at other library locations to develop and implement programs and develop library services and services to children.  Is responsible for the creation and maintenance of a professional, team-oriented working environment in the library as well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users. 

 

The Library Manager is the Library's liaison with the local community.  Duties include visiting schools and meeting with community groups to promote the use of the library, and working with teachers and day care providers to develop and provide indirect library services to children under their care.  He/she reaches out to the community to respond to community needs and to market library services and is expected to establish productive relationships with community groups and agencies, and to develop and implement a range of library services which are tailored to the needs of the neighborhood. 

 

Neighborhood libraries provide a librarian with a wonderful opportunity to contribute to the community.  Librarians meet and get to know a wide variety of people, and to help them by providing an essential service.  Strong interest in others and a desire to "make a difference" are essential for success.

Requirements:  MLS from an ALA accredited program, computer literacy. Spanish speaking a plus.  Outside applicants must be willing to undergo a BCI check.

 

Please send resumes to:  Maria Melvin at mmelvin@provcomlib.org

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Library/Medial Specialist, Hudson High School, Hudson MA

Job Description
Qualifications:

Under the direct supervision of the High School Principal and the Director of Technology the HHS Library/Media Specialist should possess the following qualifications:

o DESE license as a library teacher
o Completed a teacher preparation program/educational degree, and hold 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.
o Classroom teaching preferred
o Technology applications and ability to use web tools

Responsibilities:

• Plans instruction that incorporates classroom and library curricula, the research process, and information/media literacy.
• Creates learning experiences by providing group and individual instruction, assessing student progress, and evaluating activities.
• Collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process.
• Assists students and teachers in selection of reading and instructional materials.
• Advocates and promotes reading and life-long learning.
• Incorporates technology to enhance learning.
• Manages and supervises the library facility.
• Creates and maintains an environment conducive to learning.
• Benchmarks the School Library Program (SLP) to school, state, and national standards.
• Stays current in professional practices and educational research.
• Participates in the recruiting and training of library volunteers.
• Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community.
• Establishes communication and networks with the Hudson Public Library staff.
• Establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of material in all formats.
• Promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property.

To apply: http://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=827402

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Dean, Library and Learning Resources, Berklee College of Music, Boston MA

Berklee College of Music invites applications for the position of Dean, Library and Learning Resources.  Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Berklee is the world's largest independent music college and the premier institution for the study of contemporary music.  The Berklee community consists of 4,400 talented and diverse students, 606 internationally respected faculty, over 500 dedicated staff, and an extended family of alumni, whose 200+ Grammy awards testify to their contributions to the music of our time.

 

The Dean is the chief administrator for the library and learning resources areas, articulates a strategic vision for the areas, leads the areas in supporting the teaching and learning needs of the various programs and departments, and serves as advocate for the library and learning resources within the college and larger community.

 

The Dean is responsible for the successful administration of the Stan Getz Library, which encompasses the library, media center, and archival activities, and Learning Resources, comprised of the Learning Center and the core music tutoring program.  The Dean also guides the collaboration in supporting the library of the Berklee campus in Valencia, Spain, as well as the college's online extension school, which will offer bachelor of professional studies programs starting in Fall 2014. 

 

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Vice Provost, the Dean is part of the Academic Affairs senior leadership and oversees a staff of 19, including direct supervision of the Director of Library Services, Director of Learning Support Services, Manager of Learning Resources Web Development, and the Library Systems Developer.  The Dean is a member of the President's Council (college's senior leadership) and Academic Leadership Council (Academic Affairs leadership).

 

Ideal Qualities and Capabilities

 

The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader and administrator with experience in a leadership capacity and expertise in strategic planning, goal setting, program development, implementation, and delivery.  The individual will demonstrate a strong record of accomplishment in academic library management with particular emphasis in overseeing programs in music and/or the arts.  A passion for music, particularly contemporary music, is essential.  The individual will possess the capacity to resonate with the unique character of Berklee and demonstrate commitment to Berklee's mission to prepare students for professional careers in music.

 

The ideal candidate will possess a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, and a bachelors degree or higher in music; demonstrate substantive understanding of the role of the music library and learning support services in higher education, including awareness of the best practices in higher education; possess a strong background in applying emerging technologies within the academic music library environment and learning support services; display the ability to be innovative with services; and demonstrate successful budget management experience. 

 

From a personal perspective, the ideal leader will possess the ability to provide dynamic and vigorous leadership that embraces a collaborative, collegial, and inclusive leadership style, as well as consensus-building capabilities.  The individual will be able to function effectively in a constantly changing environment, exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrate commitment to diversity.  Grant writing and/or fund raising success are considered desirable. 

 

The Dean position is a full-time, 12-month appointment with a starting date as soon as is feasible, but no later than January 2, 2015.  Compensation will be both competitive and commensurate with the successful candidate's experience.  The position is based in Boston, MA.

 

Application Procedure

 

Applications should be limited to 12 pages total (preferably in PDF format) and must include the following items:

  • letter of interest that addresses your qualifications and experiences relevant to the position;  please address your letter to the Dean for Library and Learning Resources Search Committee;
  • statement of one page (or less) regarding your vision of the music library as physical space in an evolving digital and electronic environment;
  • detailed resume; and
  • names of three professional references with current contact information (e-mail addresses and telephone numbers).

 

 

Application review is expected to begin in July 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check.   For more information about the position and Berklee's library and learning resources, please visit the following website: 

 

 

 

For more information about Berklee College of Music, and Berklee Valencia, please visit the following websites:

 

 

 

*Electronic applications only.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

 

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

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Acquisitions & Digital Resources Librarian, Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol CT

Roger Williams University - Acquisitions & Digital Resources Librarian

 

Thank you for considering Roger Williams University in your search.

 

About Roger Williams University
The Roger Williams University School of Law is the only law school in Rhode Island, offering future attorneys a rigorous, world-class legal education in a supportive, personalized environment. A top-notch faculty and strong student culture, plus a commitment to public service, drive the school's rapidly growing reputation for preparing graduates to practice in a complex, interconnected world.

 

Job Description
Under the direction of the Collection Services Librarian, the Acquisitions & Digital Resources Librarian is responsible for electronic and print acquisitions, continuations, and the day-to-day management of digital resources for the Law Library. Responsibilities include: maintaining library accounts and licenses; coordinating budgeting, fund allocations, and invoice processing; contact with legal information vendors; ongoing training of library staff in collection services functions; managing the law library's digital resources; serving as a contact for library purchases for law faculty; serving at the reference desk; and participating in campus-wide library initiatives.

 

Requirements
Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited school.

Minimum of two years' experience in library acquisitions or another collection services unit, preferably in a law library.

Strong service orientation.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interact with faculty, students, visitors and staff. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks and projects.

Excellent computer skills, including a working knowledge of the current University supported Windows environment, Word or WordPerfect, Excel and Outlook.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of one year experience managing digital resources.

Experience with SQL and other programming languages for library applications.

Experience using III library systems.

 

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

 

Additional Information
Roger Williams University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.

 

Application Instructions
Please apply online at http://rwu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=49608 and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references.

 

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Library Director, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier VT

The Director reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the Library's consistent achievement of its financial objectives and mission, including maintaining the Kellogg-Hubbard's tradition of outstanding public service and innovative program offerings.   

 

The Director will be responsible for the management of a staff of seven full-time staff members, five part-time staff members, and a team of volunteers. Candidates must have a strong public service background, strong fundraising skills, and welcome the challenges of nonprofit library management.

 

Kellogg-Hubbard Library is located in the heart of Montpelier, Vermont and also serves four surrounding towns, a total population of 17,600. The collections consists of 77,000 items and has an annual circulation of 288,876--the second highest in Vermont.

 

Visit our website for the full job description: kellogghubbard.org

 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume by July 14 to:khldirectorsearch@gmail.com

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High School Library Teacher, Needham High School, Needham MA

Position Type:
High School Teaching

Date Posted:
3/3/2014

Location:
Needham High

High School Library Teacher (1.0)

Teacher Responsibilities:
• Collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
• Collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
• Provides and plans professional development
• Promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
• Promotes instructional technology to improve learning
• Teaches students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge

Leader:
• Participates in school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
• Benchmarks the School Library Program (SLP) to school, state, and national standards
• Stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships
• Advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
• Collects and analyzes data to improve instruction, demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
• Administers the SLP budget to support program goals
• Participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers; evaluates support staf

School Librarian:
• Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the School Library is an essential part of the learning community
• Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
• Cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies
• Establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of resources in all formats
• Evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
• Promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property
Reports to the Director of Technology and Innovation

Qualifications:

• MLS, Library and Information Science
• Classroom teaching preferred
• Technology applications and ability to use web tools
• DESE license as a library teacher


Selection Procedure:
All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process

Application Procedure:
Please apply online: www.generalasp.com/needham/onlineapp

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, license and transcripts have been attached to your online application.

It is the policy of the Needham Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age, or disability in its education programs, services, activities or employment practices. The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, Empowering Multicultural Initiatives (EMI) and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network. Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.

Deadline is Friday, June 6th

 

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Systems Librarian, Naval War College Library, Newport RI

Job Title:Librarian
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Job Announcement Number:NE41410-11-1135724LV841068D
SALARY RANGE: $63,386.00 to $82,402.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, June 09, 2014 to Friday, June 13, 2014

JOB SUMMARY:
The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This position is located in the Infrastructure and Content Department of the Naval War College (NWC) Library, in Newport, RI. The Infrastructure and Content Department is responsible for the selection, acquisition, organization and description of print and electronic materials for the Library collections. In this capacity, the department is responsible for applying best practices for metadata creation for the Library's online catalog and Naval Historical Collection, as well as managing the Library's Integrated Library Systems and associated software.

DUTIES:

  • Develop workflows for creating metadata for all records types.
  • Upgrade and maintain all Library systems, including classified and unclassified integrated library systems, online catalog, electronic resource management software, and interlibrary loan management systems.
  • Install and set-up software, configure settings, and integrate user needs with system capabilities.
  • Monitor contract catalog services to assure that services provided are carried out in a timely manner and according to specifications.
  • Conduct regular training sessions for library staff on new and existing systems.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
BASIC REQUIREMENT - LIBRARIAN: Successful completion of one full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a Bachelor's degree.
OR
Successful completion of a total of at least five years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.
In addition to meeting the educational requirements above, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Creditable specialized experience includes 1) Solving complex cataloging and metadata problems; 2) Installing and setting up software, configuring settings, and integrating user needs with system capabilities; 3) Cataloging of a variety of materials including difficult technical reports, serials, and foreign language items; 4) Using metadata schemes Dublin Core and EAD, and Computer Mark-up Language XML.

SUBSTITUTE FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Successful completion of three full years of progressively higher level graduate education from an accredited college or university in library science or a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) related to the position being filled; Or A combination of education and experience as described above that equates to one year of experience.


Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1400/librarian-series-1410/

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

To apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/371718900

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Maine Memory Network Content Assistant, Maine Historical Society, Portland ME

Maine Historical Society seeks a part-time content assistant for Maine Memory Network, a statewide digital museum (www.mainememory.net). Looking for someone with an advanced history degree with experience working the field. This person will work as part of the MMN team and serves the requirements of the project as needed, including assisting the MMN curator and other team members. This person is responsible for working on projects that involve scanning and transcribing historical documents, cataloging records, reviewing all records added to MMN, managing the digital image archives, assisting and training contributing partners, and doing other production work related to MMN and the MHS websites. This position is part-time, grant-funded and would be working on-site at the Maine Historical Society in Portland, ME.

 

For details see http://www.mainehistory.org/jobs

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Digital Records Analyst/Archivist, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, Montpelier VT

The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, a division within the Vermont Office of the Secretary of State, has an excellent opportunity for a digital records analyst/archivist. This is one position that is being recruited at two levels. Applicants wishing to be considered for more than one level MUST apply to both job openings.

Application Procedure:

A full job description and application for each of the openings listed below is available online at: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume.

RECORDS ANALYST II (DIGITAL RECORDS ANALYST/ARCHIVIST)

Job Opening ID #614964 (Closing Date: June 15, 2014)

We are looking for a specialized, detail-oriented Digital Records Analyst/Archivist II to promote and facilitate the management and preservation of digital public records in the State of Vermont. Working closely with the State Archivist, Senior Archivist, and the Senior Records Analyst, the individual in this position is responsible for collaborating with public agencies on the implementation of recordkeeping standards and best practices into new and existing systems for the efficient and effective management of digital public records. For digital public records of continuing the value, he or she coordinates the digital records lifecycle between agency business and recordkeeping systems and VSARA's digital preservation system and approves the transfer of legal custodianship of digital archival records from the creating agency to VSARA. 

RECORDS ANALYST III (DIGITAL RECORDS ANALYST/ARCHIVIST)

Job Opening ID #614952 (Closing Date: June 15, 2014)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Digital Records Analyst/Archivist III to provide vision, leadership, and policy for the management and preservation of digital public records in the State of Vermont. Working closely with the State Archivist, the individual in this position is responsible for identifying and planning programs and services related to digital public records, including the creation and sustainability of a digital preservation program. He or she applies advanced knowledge and expertise in electronic records management and digital preservation to provide a full range of services for the systematic management of digital public records to assure their authenticity and accessibility from the point of creation to final disposition (destruction or transfer to state archives), including analyzing, developing, and implementing statewide services and standards specific to digital public records

You can also find this advertisement online at: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/archives-records/about-us/jobs.aspx  

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Head of Reference Services, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester NH

As one of the fastest growing nonprofit universities in the nation, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) offers nearly 200 certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs in business, culinary arts, teacher education, hospitality management and liberal arts on campus, online and at our regional centers.SNHU, at No. 12, was the only university to make Fast Company's 2012 list of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies and is a repeat winner of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" award. At Southern New Hampshire University we routinely go above and beyond what is expected of us. We believe there are no limits to what you can do, what you can be and what you can achieve. Come be a part of innovation and education! Southern New Hampshire University is an equal opportunity employer.

The Head of Reference Services is responsible for the leadership and management of the library's reference operations. Reporting to the Dean of the University Library, this faculty librarian position is responsible for expanding the operation to meet the demands of our rapidly growing online student population while maintaining our excellent services to our traditional on campus student population.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

* Provides leadership for the library's reference services including training reference providers, assuring quality of service and investigation of new reference delivery models

* Coordinates scheduling of reference service points including reference desk, reference chat service, and other current or future service formats

* Directly supervises and trains part-time reference librarians

* Develops and implements methods of evaluating reference services including statistical analysis

* Coordinates with the Information Literacy Librarian to assure alignment of information literacy instruction and reference service goals

* Recommends budget allocations for the Reference Department, and monitors expenditures for materials, services, staff

* Provides reference service during regularly scheduled shift rotations

* Performs collection development and maintenance of the reference collection

* Participates in Library, University, and outside professional committees, conferences, and other scholarly and developmental opportunities

* Stays up to date on library trends through library literature, social media, and other professional sources

* Some weekend and evening hours required

* Other duties as assigned

 

The successful applicant must have:

* ALA accredited M.L.S., M.L.I.S. degree or international equivalent

* Two years professional academic library experience

* Recent experience in face to face and virtual academic reference services

* Supervisory and /or management experience

* Knowledge of current academic internet, print, and online resources

* Knowledge of current trends and development in higher education

* Demonstrated ability to manage projects and to work in a team environment

* Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly in a complex, changing environment

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong staff development skills

* Ability to work with students from a wide range of cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with faculty and staff across departments

* Excellent organizational and analytical skills

* Knowledge of trends and best practices in reference services

* Strong commitment to public service

 

To apply for this position, please visit http://snhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/10285.

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Archivist and Collections Curator, Hampshire College, Amherst MA

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for an archivist and collections curator to lead, manage and develop archival and special collections that document and support the College's mission.

 

The mission of Hampshire College is to foster a lifelong passion for learning, inquiry, and ethical citizenship that inspires students to contribute to knowledge, justice, and positive change in the world and, by doing so, to transform higher education. Reporting to the director of the library, the archivist and collections curator manages services and spaces that support the development, preservation and access of archival collections; and extends and expands the Archives resource base through alumni and donor cultivation and external funding. This position coordinates user services and outreach for the collections physical and virtual resources. The curator works closely with school librarians to integrate the collections as teaching materials in the curriculum, and actively develops the collection to capture Hampshire's history in order to create an enduring record of the institution's unique academic program, building on and maximizing use of  collection holdings that include the official records of Hampshire College, oral histories the Division III archive; Special Collections, including artists books and photographic print collections by photographers Robert Doisneau, Paul Strand, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Jerome Liebling; the Barbara Mettler Dance Archive, the Robert Lisle history of photography collection; art and teaching image collections. Formats include new media, audio recordings, film, video, print materials, zines, photographs, paintings, sculpture & books. 

 

A MLS from an ALA accredited institution with a minimum of three years of relevant experience is required. A secondary degree in a related field is preferred. The successful candidate should be skilled in all aspects of archival collections care, which includes an understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools, and best practices for archival processing and description, including Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS);  and has expertise with applicable standards including: XML EAD, MARC, METS, MODS, PREMIS, VRACore, Dublin Core, OAIS . The archivist and collections curator must have knowledge and experience with collection management systems (Archivists' Toolkit, Archivespace, etc.); have a deep knowledge of preservation practices; and experience managing digital and print photographic and audiovisual materials. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, including the ability to work collaboratively with potential donors of archival materials, faculty, students and researchers. Candidates must be knowledgeable about digital collection infrastructure, copyright as it applies to libraries and archives (particularly sections 107 and 108 of American copyright law.) Other technology skills include web editing software (Red Dot or Drupal), Microsoft Office program, and scanning software and hardware for digitization. The archivist and collections curator should have familiarity with standard online public access systems. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

 

This is a full time, 12-month position. We offer 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/

 

 

www.hampshire.edu

 

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment

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User Experience Designer, ACI Worldwide, Waltham MA

ACI Worldwide in Waltham, MA is seeking a User Experience Designer (Full-time, perm) to join a team of people who are passionate about UXD! 

Open to various levels of experience.

 

If interested, send resume/portfolio to the recruiter, Gina Friend, at gina.friend@aciworldwide.com. If you have questions about the role, please contact L Hood at l.hood@aciworldwide.com.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct field research with end-users. Turn data into actionable user and design requirements through data analysis for inclusion in the Product Requirements spec. 
  • Design and prototype information architecture/UI interaction solutions that reflect an understanding of the balance between efficiency, ease of use, user satisfaction, and business goals.
  • Produce comprehensive UX Design Specs that include detailed wireframes and concrete use cases.
  • Conduct assessment methods such as usability testing, heuristic analyses, UI reviews, complexity measures, KLM GOMS, etc. Turn data into actionable information through data analysis and formal reports. Communicate findings to x-functional teams.

 

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Human Factors, User Experience Design, HCI, Library & Information Science, or related discipline
  • Portfolio that demonstrates skills and understanding in user centered design methodologies
  • Experience working in a high-tech in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment
    • 1-2 yrs for Associate level
    • 2-5 yrs for straight UXD level
    • 5-10 yrs for Senior level
  • Fundamental understanding of
    • Field research methods such as interviews, contextual inquiry, focus groups, surveys, roundtable usability testing, etc.
    • Usability testing methods, such as formative, summative, moderated, automated, remote, local, RITE, etc.
    • Persona development, task analysis, design heuristics, and use cases (abstract and concrete)
    • Information architecture concepts, conceptual design, and detail design
  • Ability to interpret product requirements from a user-centered as opposed to feature-centered perspective
  • Proficiency with standard prototyping tools such as paper, Axure, Powerpoint, Visio, etc. to create screen mockups, lo-mid fidelity prototypes, and communicate conceptual design concepts.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Familiarity with agile development
  • Preferred:
    • Experience designing for mobile and tablet
    • Banking and payments-industry knowledge

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Manuscript Processor - Temporary Position, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a Manuscript Processor on a full-time basis for one year. The Manuscript Processor will be part of a PEM Phillips Library project team responsible for updating legacy finding aids in word processing software and preparing them for encoding into EAD.

Two years of library experience is required and experience processing archives collections is preferred. Knowledge of archives terminology and standards including DACS, knowledge of American History is required. Strength and skills in written and oral communications, project management, analytical and problem solving skills, outstanding interpersonal skills and an energetic can-do attitude are essential. Candidates must be technically savvy, with proficiency in MS Office suite. Candidates must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds.

Candidates must have a BA and working towards an MLS, or relevant combination of education and experience. A graduate degree and specialization in archives is preferred.

The PEM Phillips Library is temporarily located at a site in Peabody with limited access to public transportation.

Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements, to jobs@pem.org or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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Library Technician, Naval War College Library, Newport RI

Job Title:Library Technician
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Job Announcement Number:SE41411-06-1134137LV844959D


SALARY RANGE: $38,542.00 to $50,100.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 to Wednesday, June 11, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1411-06
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location: Newport, RI
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This position is located in the Infrastructure and Content Department of the Naval War College Library, Newport, Rhode Island. The Infrastructure and Content Department is concerned with designing, developing, and implementing sustainable technologies and content. The purpose of this position is to assist in the acquisition, receipting, and processing of materials for the Naval War College Library.

DUTIES:

1. Managing daily operations of a Government Depository collection, including integrating new materials and removing items that are being withdrawn from the collection.
2. Utilizing a purchase credit card to acquire library materials (i.e., books, electronic resources, supplies).
3. Updating library databases (i.e. Integrated Library System (ILS)) and performing quality checks on bibliographic records.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1.) Purchasing library materials with a business or organization purchase card; 2.) Checking in and processing library materials; 3.) Locating and retrieving cataloged records and 4.) Utilizing automated computer systems and programs in a library setting (i.e., MS Word, MS Excel, Integrated Library System).

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-CLER

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

For more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/371540700

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Librarian, Music, Art and Media (MAM) Department, Nashua Public Library, Nashua NH

POSITION:                           LIBRARIAN (SUPERVISOR)

 

DEPARTMENT:                  MUSIC / ART / MEDIA DEPARTMENT

 

HOURS WORKED:             40 HRS/WK INCLUDES EVENINGS & WEEKENDS

 

AFFILIATION:                    AFT LOCAL #4831

 

STARTING SALARY:        $40,839 - $54,346 depending on education / experience

                                                 Job Grade 8, excellent benefits offered

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

 

This full-time (40 hour) position in a public library will include some evening and weekend hours. The person in this position manages all aspects of the Music, Art and Media (MAM) department including: budgeting, collection development, supervising a staff of 7, and developing departmental policies and procedures. This person also manages MAM physical space and furnishings, and works with security staff to enforce the code of conduct. Other duties include telephone, walk-in, and computer-based patron assistance at the MAM circulation desk. This person will participate in the library's online presence including contributing to the blog, social media outlets and other web-based technologies. A complete job description is available through the city's Human Resources office.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

 

ALA accredited M.L.S. degree and 5 years of experience in a public library. Supervisory experience is required. The applicant must have demonstrated aptitude for serving a diverse public in a fast-paced environment and be willing to lead by example. The applicant must have experience with library automation systems, be proficient in the use of common office software and possess good oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of music and/or fine arts is preferred; experience in collection development and materials selection is required. 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit applications/resume, list of three professional references and cover letter at:

 

http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ONLINE BY 5PM ON FRIDAY JUNE 20, 2014

 

Jennifer Hinderer

Library Director

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/H (EMPLOYMENT RECRUITMENT SHALL BE CONSISTENT WITH ALL STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS 03-20-14

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Reference Librarians, Duxbury Free Library, Duxbury MA

The Duxbury Free Library is looking for energetic knowledgeable Reference Librarians to fill in during vacations and other absences; possible short term position while staff member is on maternity leave. The Library is a stimulating and creative environment and excellent customer service skills are a must. Experience assisting patrons with OCLN catalog, downloadable resources available via OCLN, and processing OCLN Serials processing are highly desirable as is a knowledge of Microsoft and Adobe software and Social Networking websites. Qualifications: Bachelors degree, MLS degree or degree candidate, Reference experience. Hourly rate is competitive. Please send resume along with availability to: David Murphy at dmurphy@ocln.org.

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Part-Time Reference Librarian, Derry Public Library, Derry NH

Adult Reference Librarian.  Permanent part-time (25 hours).  

 

Derry Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, outgoing, new member for the Reference team.  Knowledgeable, friendly customer service is the primary responsibility.  Position entails assisting patrons with information retrieval, location of materials, and use of internet computers and databases, including instruction and trouble-shooting equipment if necessary. 

 

Successful candidate must be willing to work with people of all ages and levels of knowledge, and have facility with PCs, various wireless devices, the internet, databases and library catalogs, preferably Polaris.  MLIS or MLIS candidate required, with relevant work experience preferred.  Job includes regular evening and Saturday hours. Salary commensurate with experience ($17.50-$21.22.)  Benefits include sick, vacation, and personal time off.

 

Submit a cover letter, 3 references, and resume to Susan Brown, Assistant Director, Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry, NH 03038 (or email to susanb@derrypl.org) by 27 June 2014.

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Archives Education Librarian, Colby College, Waterville ME

The Colby Libraries seek a dynamic and experienced Archives Education Librarian to further the Libraries focus on being "central to scholarship". Special Collections collects, organizes, interprets, preserves, makes available and promotes the use of the college's rare and unique materials, which include incunabula and rare books, literary manuscripts and personal papers, institutional archives and artifacts. We support and encourage primary source research and instruction by undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and the broader scholarly community. One of our highest priorities is to connect our collections to the undergraduate Colby curriculum through a Teaching with Primary Sources program. The Archives Education Librarian position is central to sustaining and fully developing the Teaching with Primary Sources initiative, creating innovative archival labs in consultation with faculty and working with Digital Collections staff to digitize collections for online discovery and access.

Preferred start date is August 1, 2014. Priority given to applications received by June 23, 2014

 

Applicants should address their materials to the chair of the Search Committee, Clem Guthro, and send the following electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (sjfrost@colby.edu).

 

●        A cover letter

●        Curriculum vitae

●        A philosophical statement about the role/significance of an archives education program within the small liberal arts environment.

●        Graduate transcripts

●        Three letters of recommendation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Key responsibilities of the Archives Education Librarian position:

  • Develop partnerships with faculty across all Divisions to develop and deliver archival labs that integrate Special Collections materials into individual courses and provide students with an exciting and engaging archival research experience
  • Support  Colby's Center for the Arts and Humanities initiative by working closely with the Center Director and humanities faculty to support humanities labs with hands on archival experiences
  • Strengthen relationships with Colby faculty, supporting their use of Public Humanities and other innovative pedagogical approaches that incorporate archival materials
  • Strengthen relationships with students and support student research in the collections through one-on-one reference service
  • Continue to increase awareness and appreciation for Colby's rare and unique archival materials and artifacts via creative online exhibition, enhancing  Colby's distinctive reputation among peer institutions
  • Providing solid oversight of Digital Collections and Special Collections during sabbaticals of the Assistant Directors of Digital Collections and Special Collections librarians

 

Required qualifications:

  • MLS degree with an undergraduate or graduate degree in a related humanities/history field
  • A minimum of five years of experience working  in archives, digitization, and special collections at a college or university including training and experience in SC administration and best practices.
  • Formal training and experience in teaching with archival materials at the undergraduate level
  • Formal training and experience in archival digitization projects and best practices
  • Formal training and experience in archival online exhibition techniques
  • Advanced degree/formal training in archival preservation practices and protocols
  • Ability to collaborate with departmental colleagues within a dynamic and busy work environment and to contribute positively to workplace camaraderie
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills

 

Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college located in central Maine. 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. 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. A significant staff reorganization in 2012 resulted in the Libraries being poised for transformational change in the provision of services, instruction, and collections. For more information about the Libraries, visit www.colby.edu/library

 

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.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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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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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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Junior Systems Administrator, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Amherst College seeks a junior systems administrator to join a team of five in the Systems and Networking division of Information Technology. We are looking for a person who is forward looking, innovative, enthusiastic and ambitious, a team player and high performer. This person shares responsibility for Windows and Linux hardware and software systems including but not limited to: stand-alone servers, virtualized servers, virtualization/cloud infrastructure, and high-performance computing environments. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  •  Share responsibility for multiple mission-critical servers running various operating systems.
  •  Perform installation and maintenance of system software.
  •  Proactively monitor and tune server performance.
  •  Support applications such as email, web and print services.
  •  Serve as Tier 2 support for helpdesk tickets.
  •  Conduct routine hardware and software audits to ensure compliance with existing standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  •  Maintain user accounts, mailing lists, and related systems.
  •  Create and maintain full documentation for all systems, applications, security and network configurations.
  •  Troubleshoot, resolve, and escalate issues when necessary.
  •  Occasionally perform off-hours and on-call service when necessary.


Education and Experience 

Minimum of associate's degree in computer science, engineering, or related discipline, and a minimum of three years of recent experience as a systems administrator in a similar or larger scale environment. Two years of additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree. 

Required Technical Skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server administration including components such as print, quotas, security, IIS, and MMC.
  • Experience with Unix command-line tools.
  • Familiarity with enterprise backup strategies.
  • Experience with AD group, user, and computer management.
  • Experience with server virtualization.
  • Experience with one or more scripting or programming languages in support of automating common tasks.

Required Professional Skills

  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated complex troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in working as a member of a team and independently.
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve and multitask in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation and focus on a seamless and secure user experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies, follow best practices and implement solutions.

Desirable Technical Skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server
  • Experience with cloud technologies and mobile device integration
  • Experience with core TCP/IP protocols such as DHCP, DNS, ARP, NAT
  • Experience with web technologies (LAMP, IIS, HTML and PHP)
  • Experience with system and network log analysis
  • Experience with server and network security
  • Experience with automated server installation
  • Experience with packet-sniffing for troubleshooting purposes
  • Experience with LDAP or other integration technologies

Desirable Professional Skills

  • Project management experience both working individually and in a small team environment.
  • Familiarity with helpdesk ticket systems.
  • Experience working with other computing groups to provide ongoing support to the organization.
  • Experience working in higher education.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to users with varied technical backgrounds.
  • Experience working with vendor or third-party technical support to implement solutions or resolve issues.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools to build equipment racks and install servers and ancillary equipment.

Application Notes

  • A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.

To apply online, please visit our web site at https://jobs.amherst.edu

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Computer Coding Instructors Needed, Brookline Adult & Community Education, Brookline MA

Brookline Adult & Community Education is currently seeking new computer coding instructors. We are interested in instructors who are experienced in any or all of the following languages: Python, Java, JavaScript, JQuery, SQL, Ruby, Rails, C Languages, HTML and CSS, and PHP. 

 
Instructors should be very comfortable with their language(s) and have previous experience teaching. Our classes usually run from 6 to 8 weeks  in the evening depending on topic, so the ability to create and adhere to a syllabus is important. Instructors must be comfortable teaching a wide variety of students with different levels of coding experience, depending on the course. 
 
Please direct all inquires to Program Coordinator Sophy Bishop at sophy_bishop@brookline.k12.ma.us. A short cover letter included in the email body and resume attached is preferred. 

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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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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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Part-Time Library Associate, Brookwood School, Manchester MA

Reporting to the Library Director, the School Library Associate will play an important role in developing content for the library website, maintaining bibliographic quality in the library collections, and performing some teaching responsibilities.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to think creatively about best practices in new and emerging learning applications, databases, and research models for the elementary aged students at Brookwood, an independent school, serving students from Pre-K - Eighth Grade located in Manchester, MA.

 

Job Goal

Assist Library Director in the full utilization of services, materials, and resources offered to the students, faculty, staff, teaching apprentices, and parents.

 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following areas:

 

  • Develop engaging and visual curricular web content supporting the academic resources​ on the Brookwood library website;

 

  • Experience with Library applications, LibGuides, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, iMovie, iPad apps, and other presentation applications;

 

  • Provide assistance in organizing and maintaining the library environment;   

 

Qualifications and Attributes

 

  • Ability to be a positive advocate for the library program and to support the direction/mission of the library program;

 

  • Knowledge of children's and young adult literature and a familiarity with an active school library;

 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and institutional judgment.  Ability to collaborate easily with multiple departments and personnel;
  • Strong writing, editing, and problem solving capabilities;

 

  • Excellent organization, communication, and customer service skills;

 

  • Understands and maintains confidentiality;

 

  • Operates computers, iPads, eReaders, digital cameras and other technologies with ease, and has a willingness to upgrade skills on a regular basis;

 

  • Attends to detail, organizes and performs tasks with a high degree of accuracy;

 

  • Creative self-starter and finisher with a sense of humor;

 

  • Must be able to multi-task, quickly moving from one effort to another;

 

  • Must accept supervision and assigned tasks with a willing spirit;
  • BA, BS, MLS with experience in a school library setting and/or currently enrolled in a MLS Library Science graduate program;
  • Demonstrated interest in computer science;

 

Terms of Employment:

24 hours per week

 

Applicants please email resume and references to Sheila Geraty, Library Director sgeraty@brookwood.edu

 

Brookwood School - Eleanor M. DiCroce Library

http://www.brookwood.edu/library/

 

Brookwood School Website

http://www.brookwood.edu

 

 

 

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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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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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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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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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XML Applications Developer, Northeastern University, Boston MA

 The XML Applications Developer develops and maintains XML applications in support of the Digital Scholarship Group (DSG) and faculty projects affiliated with the DSG, with major focus on the TEI Archiving, Publishing and Access Service (TAPAS) and the Women Writers Project.  He or she provides programming and systems analysis for the design, development and documentation of complex research tools across a wide range of projects. The XML Applications Developer will be responsible for designing, developing, testing and deploying new technologies, tools and resources to extend and enhance digital content and services, developing application programming interfaces (APIs) to facilitate multiple submission and access pathways.   He or she writes and/or modifies code and conducts quality assurance on code contributed by other developers, and performs related duties as necessary. He or she works collaboratively with library colleagues as well as colleagues in ITS and across campus, and participates in an ongoing evaluation of emerging academic and library technologies.  This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extended funding.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-3 years of XML development experience.
  • Demonstrably strong working knowledge of XML/XSL and Xquery.
  • Ability to work in an API environment and experience developing REST-based services.
  • Knowledge of RDF and linked data structures and applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to formulate options, develop, and recommend solutions.
  • Creativity in problem solving to independently resolve numerous technical issues arising in a constantly changing work environment, and analytical skills and judgment to extrapolate from one situation to another and to make appropriate decisions in a dynamic work environment
  • Demonstrated experience with Unix, Unix utilities, device handling, data storage, and basic UNIX administration.
  • Strong understanding of information organization and retrieval technologies used to organize, store, and access digital content.
  • Experience with programming best practices, including test-drive development and design patterns.
  • Knowledge of current web development standards and cross platform compatibility and accessibility techniques.
  • Experience with Open Source software.
  • Excellent oral and written skills to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals and prepare project documentation to support training and best practices encoding guidelines
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience with IT in a higher education setting desirable.
  • Experience working on complex humanities data 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 will be reviewed as they are received; first consideration will go to those received by May 30, 2014.

 

To apply for this position, and to view job grade and salary information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1ooI3cd


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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Web Applications Programmer, Northeastern University, Boston MA

Web Applications Programmer

 The Web Applications Programmer has responsibility for designing, programming, and/or adapting existing web tools to augment and enhance the Library's various web-based systems.  This position maintains key digital architecture in Drupal, WordPress, and Omeka, as well as contributing to the development of other core services, such as the Digital Repository Service, remote service systems, and the online catalog.  He or she works collaboratively with library colleagues as well as colleagues in ITS and across campus, and participates in an ongoing evaluation of emerging academic and library technologies.  This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extended funding.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Excellent knowledge of database-driven web development using PHP.
  • Significant experience with Drupal and WordPress, including customization of associated modules.
  • Experience with Omeka preferred.
  • Experience with front-end development (CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, etc.).
  • Experience with Git/Github and other web development and testing platforms
  • Knowledge of current web development standards and cross platform compatibility and accessibility techniques.
  • Experience with Open Source software.
  • Ability to work in an API environment and experience with SOAP and/or REST desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written skills to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals and prepare project documentation to support training and best practices encoding guidelines
  • Strong interpersonal skill; ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with IT in a library or higher education setting 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 will be reviewed as they are received; first consideration will go to those received by May 30, 2014.

 

To apply for this position, and to view job grade and salary information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1ooI3cd


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Search for job# 14000195

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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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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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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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Temporary Reference Librarian (Adult/Teen/Children), Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown MA

Duties/Description:

The Watertown Free Public Library is seeking temporary librarians to work on the Adult Services, Teen, and Children's reference desks of our busy library.

Duties include providing reader's advisory and reference services, troubleshooting technology problems, library projects as directed by supervisor, and understanding and enforcing library policies.

Temporary librarians are put on our call list and are called to work shifts as needed to cover sick leave, vacations,maternity leave, and Sunday shifts. Preference for those who are available weekdays and weeknights.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has an MLS or is halfway through an MLS program, has library experience, and is comfortable learning
and explaining technology, particularly digital media, ereaders, and other digital devices. Those wishing to work in the Teen or Children's Department should also have experience working with those populations.

Salary: $21.72/hour

Send: Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director at wfpljobs@watertown-ma.gov. You may also apply online at http://watertownlib.org/jobs.

 

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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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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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Software Engineers, Digital Library Application Development, MIT Libraries, Cambridge MA

The MIT Libraries are seeking two experienced and enthusiastic software engineers with a passion for bringing knowledge and scholarship to the world. The software engineers will join a team of developers providing programming and analytic services to the MIT Libraries. In addition to general software development support for existing digital library technology platforms and services, this position will also contribute to new strategic initiatives such as the Libraries' open access (OA) program.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Head of Digital Library Application Development (DLAD), the Software Engineer will be responsible for application development and analytical work, from requirements gathering to design, implementation and maintenance of tools, services, and web applications. As a member of the Digital Library Application Development group, the Software Engineer will work with other developers to develop and maintain the MIT Libraries' digital library infrastructure, including, but not limited to, institutional repositories, digital content management systems, digital archiving systems, discovery systems, and other technology platforms. Additionally, the software engineer will collaborate with external partners and service providers on technology initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required - Bachelor's degree. At least three 3 years of web application development experience in a Unix/Linux environment. Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of the following programming languages: Ruby, Python, Java, Javascript. Working knowledge of XML and JSON and relational databases. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, meet deadlines, work productively on multiple tasks, and manage competing priorities. Flexibility and a collaborative approach to innovation, problem solving, and working across organizational boundaries with technical and non-technical staff. Ability to produce high quality work both independently and in a team environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Preferred - Demonstrated experience with rapid web development frameworks (e.g., Rails, Django). Experience with distributed indexing technology (e.g., Apache Solr) and NoSQL data storage systems. Proficiency with Javascript libraries/frameworks (e.g., jQuery, AngularJS). Competence in test-driven development practices. Familiarity with open source repository systems (e.g., DSpace, Fedora). Experience working in a library or academic computing environment.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Actual salary and appointment level will depend on qualifications and experience - $75,000 minimum. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, and tuition assistance. 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.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online at: http://hrweb.mit.edu/staffing/. Please include cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 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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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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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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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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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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Head, Beinecke Library Digital Services Unit, Yale University, New Haven CT

POSITION:                         Head, Beinecke Library Digital Services Unit (Librarian 2-4)

DEPARTMENT:                Yale University, Beinecke Library

STARS Requisition #:  25103BR

 

Yale University invites applications for the position of Head, Beinecke Library Digital Services Unit.   Under the direction of the Head of Technical Services and working in close collaboration with units across the Beinecke Library and the Yale University Library, the Head of Beinecke Digital Services leads a newly formed Digital Services Unit. As such, the Head coordinates the Beinecke Library's digitization program, its digital projects, and its user experience initiatives to enhance access to and use of Beinecke Library and its collections, including the Beinecke Digital Library, collection web pages, and online exhibits. The Head leads the investigation, development, and implementation of metadata and digitization workflows and standards as well as user interfaces and tools that affect the user experience.

 

The Head of Beinecke Digital Services is responsible for integrating two units, the Digital Projects & Metadata Unit and the Digital Studio, into a single cohesive unit. The Head supervises the work of three senior photographers and three metadata catalog assistants to coordinate metadata creation, digitization, and quality control activities. Leadership of user experience development requires collaboration across Beinecke and University library departments. The Head participates in the Beinecke's Technical Services Management Group to develop technical services strategies, policies, and procedures for the Beinecke Library.

 

The Head liaises with the Yale University Library's Information Technology and Digital Initiatives departments and works collaboratively with Yale University Library staff. The Head may represent the Beinecke within Yale University Library and nationally and internationally in discussions and committees pertaining to user experience initiatives, metadata, and digitization at Yale and is active professionally.

 

Requirements include: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or a post-graduate degree in a related discipline and two or more years of related experience.  Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated knowledge of current national and international metadata content and structure standards related to library and archival control of collection materials; knowledge of library digitization standards and practices; project management skills; excellent supervisory and leadership abilities. 

 

For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.Yale.edu/jobs.  The STARS requisition ID for this position is 25103BR.

 

AA/EEO - M/F/Disability/Veteran

 

www.Yale.edu/jobs

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Librarian, Archivist, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven CT

Job Title:  Librarian, Archivist

Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

New Haven, CT

Rank:  Processing Archivist (Librarian 1-2)

Requisition:  25107BR

www.yale.edu/jobs

 

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Position Focus:

Under the supervision of the Head of Processing in the Manuscript Unit of the Beinecke Library, processes and catalogs archival and manuscript material, in the fields of American and modern European literature, history, and the humanities from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries. Prepares finding aids according to established local practice, including encoding in EAD. Performs original cataloging in the MARC format for the library's online catalog. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants. Assists in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment. Assists in the ongoing development of the unit's processing and cataloging procedures for archival collections. Completes special projects as assigned. Participates in Library-wide planning and committee activities, and is expected to be active professionally.

The Manuscript Unit is a division of Technical Services. The Manuscript Unit supports the Beinecke Library's robust acquisition program and is responsible for the accessioning, processing, and cataloging of Beinecke's manuscript collections. The manuscript collections range from papyrus and medieval manuscripts to twenty-first century literary archives. In addition to literary and historical manuscripts, formats include photography and artwork, audio and moving image recordings, digital files, and music.

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. Its collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars. In addition to distinguished general collections, the library houses outstanding special collections devoted to British literary and historical manuscripts, American literature, German literature, and Western Americana.  For further information about the Beinecke Library, please consult the library's web site at:  http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke.

 

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, or a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences, and up to two years of related experience.  Formal training in archival theory and practice. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems.
  • Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections.
  • Strong knowledge of American or modern European history or literature, and broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic degrees, training or experience.    Good reading knowledge of at least one modern European language.Demonstrated ability to process or catalog manuscript and archival collections.
  • Preferred: Experience processing literary manuscripts and archival collections. Experience processing and cataloging visual materials, especially photographs. Graduate-level training in American or European history or literature.

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 offers 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 off, 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.  For the full job description and to apply online, please go to http://www.yale.edu/jobs.  Please include a cover letter along with your resume.  The STARS requisition ID for this position is 25107BR.  

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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Architectural Archivist, Safdie Architects, Somerville MA

Safdie Architects currently has an opening for an architectural archivist to assume oversight and responsibility for the Safdie Archive at McGill University, with a primary focus on preparing project materials for shipment to and inclusion in the archive.

 

The Safdie Archive is one of the most extensive individual collections of architectural documentation.  Containing drawings, models and other design materials, as well as an online inventory or hypermedia archive, the collection has been housed at McGill University in Montreal since 1990. The selected candidate will take organizational leadership of existing project-related materials at the Safdie Architects' office and act as primary liaison with staff at McGill to preserve and expand the archive.

 

Responsibilities

  • Working with Moshe Safdie and the architectural staff, determine significance of source material.
  • Organize, catalogue, and transfer materials to McGill and other archival locations, including assignment of copyright and assessed values.
  • Manage the processing and preservation of original sketches and models.
  • Maintain other electronic material organization, including video, film, publications and articles.
  • Suggest best practices for digital archiving of CAD files, audio-visual material, and emails.
  • Oversee materials for exhibit and lending, as appropriate.
  • Work with the communications and marketing staff on special projects.

 

Qualifications

Preference given to candidates with:

  • Advanced degree(s) in library science, architecture, art history, or equivalent degree or equivalent professional experience 
  • Strong knowledge of archival standards, digital standards, and collections management
  • Understanding of the design and built environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication, attention to detail, organizational, and project management skills

 

Compensation

  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Full-time position, with competitive salary and benefits
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US

 

Resumes to:       employment@msafdie.com.  No phone calls please.

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Library Director, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley MA

The Wellesley Free Library Board of Trustees is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to fill the position of Library Director. The Board of Trustees seeks a progressive, collaborative team-builder who is an experienced and committed professional with proven management and administrative skills. The successful candidate must be aware of current and emerging trends and best practices in public library services. This position is available mid summer 2014.  The Town of Wellesley, with a population of 28,000, is a predominantly residential community located approximately 13 miles west of Boston.  Wellesley has an excellent school system and three thriving colleges within its boundaries.  The Wellesley Free Library serves the Town of Wellesley through a main library and two branch libraries, with a staff of 68.  Other relevant statistics include a budget of $2.25 million, annual circulation of 730,000, and a collection exceeding 300,000 items.  This busy library has a long history of providing high quality services, both traditional and innovative.

 

The Director is the chief administrative and chief financial officer for the library and reports to the six-member Board of Library Trustees.  The Director is responsible for all library operations including personnel administration, service delivery, financial management including budgeting, strategic planning and institutional advancement. He or she works closely with other Town departments, professional organizations, and other libraries in the sub-region.  The successful candidate will have proven experience as a library administrator, including exemplary financial management abilities, the ability to articulate a vision for library service and inspire others, the capacity to interact effectively with multiple constituencies and to serve as the library's representative throughout the community.

 

Demonstrable leadership and skills in the areas of technology, long-range planning and personnel and financial management are essential.  The successful applicant will be an excellent communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills as well as possessing the personal qualities of integrity, energy, an entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm. Minimum requirements include a MLS, six years of supervisory/management experience with at least three in administration in a library setting, and experience dealing effectively with labor unions and contract negotiations.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word or PDF document to hr@wellesleyma.gov by May 30, 2014.  AA/EOE

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Chief of Public Services, Boston Public Library, Boston MA

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for Chief of Public Services opening. The successful candidate will
provide leadership to and administer Central Library public service as provided by the Library's Strategic Plan. The Chief
of Public Services inspires staff and promotes change and advancement over public service; works with Director of
Branches to develop and deliver public service initiatives system-wide; is responsible for Central Library environment
and layout to optimize public service; and is a Member of the Administrative Council.

Salary: $88,192 - $119,062, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA accredited library school, or similar relevant degree.

2. A minimum of seven (7) years supervisory and/or management experience in public service; Experience in library
administration preferred.

3. Proven ability to provide leadership to staff in analyzing workflow and to implementing changes to improve service
delivery.

4. Demonstrated success as a program manager in the implementation of a complex program. Project Management
experience preferred

5. Proven ability to provide leadership in a team environment, and to work with staff to effectively plan and manage
the work of the department.

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 9, 2014

In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal opportunity will be afforded to all applicants
regardless of race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status,
ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment or military status.

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Schlesinger Library Digital Archivist/Librarian, Schlesinger Library, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America invites applications for the position of Digital Archivist/Librarian. Joining with the Library's Librarian/Archivist for Digital Initiatives, the successful candidate will contribute to shaping the future of digital collections and services at the Schlesinger Library. The Digital Archivist will combine archival and management capability with extensive knowledge and advanced skills in library/archival technologies and programming.

Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Digital Archivist has shared responsibility for technical program management, digitization, and digital forensics, including but not limited to planning and oversight of digital programs and workflows, the enabling of data integration across local and external data sources. Acts as liaison to library departments and participates in work groups to improve programs and services. Maintains budgets, statistics, and writes reports for internal and external sources, works efficiently and with follow-through, in a fast-paced, scholarly, research-library environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and expertise for programs, particularly the description and arrangement of electronic records and the development of policies and procedures in collaboration with manuscript catalogers to institute across the Library. 
  • Processes electronic records. 
  • With the Schlesinger Library's Librarian/Archivist for Digital Initiatives, co-manages the on-going maintenance of the Library's digital resources, including tasks related to imaging, storing, reviewing, and delivery of the collections in an online environment, including archived Web content. 
  • Contributes to the Library's on-going transition from analog to digital holdings 
  • Collaborates with appropriate Schlesinger Library staff and with other Harvard Library staff in managing digital library materials within the relevant Library-wide discovery, preservation, storage, and delivery systems. 
  • Collaborates with librarians, archivists, and staff to increase access to digital collections. 
  • Writes annual reports; prepares budgets; collects and organizes statistics about the Library's digital programs and services 
  • Participates in any number of project based teams. 
  • Participates in the formulation, writing, and implementation of grants. 
  • May chair and participate on committees such as social media, exhibit, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university with a concentration in Archives. 
  • Four years experience post-MLS experience in special collections / significant experience with digital projects and electronic records. 
  • Demonstrated processing experience in an archives / special collections setting. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated experience with technology-focused project management. 
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to complete projects on budget/deadline. 
  • Strong technology background. 
  • Demonstrated experience with HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript. 
  • Strong decision-making skills with the ability to creatively solve problems. 
  • Ability to work well in teams and to be collegial. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Drupal and Omeka content-management systems, including enhancing user interface themes, developing modules, customizing Drupal/Omeka configurations, and identifying hosting and server options. 
  • Experience with databases and writing SQL queries. 
  • Knowledge of programming (PHP, Perl, Python). 
  • Knowledge of Windows and Unix server management and maintenance.

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