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Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art & Architecture, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Reporting to the Visual Resources Librarian, this position is responsible for research support, outreach, and collaboration, through visual materials in the field of Islamic art and architecture, to faculty, students, and researchers.  Visual materials collections in the Fine Arts Library document all aspects of Islamic art and architecture through formats that include digital images, 35mm and glass lantern slides for teaching as well historic photographs and albums, illustrated publications, postcards, and ephemera.  Additional responsibilities include implementation of appropriate and forward-looking image metadata schemes, digital access, & participation in collection development/management. Works closely with the Bibliographer in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture and the Photographic Resources Librarian in the Fine Arts Library and the faculty/staff of the Aga Khan Program.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities:

Collection Management, Development, and Access:

  • Acquires, evaluates, and identifies digital resources and other visual formats for the Library's image teaching and research collection in Islamic art and architecture 
  • In collaboration with the AKPIA Bibliographer and the FAL Photographic Resources Librarian, assists in the assessment and selection of  historic photographs and other visual materials in the Fine Arts Library's collection for digitization,  preservation, or special projects 
  •  Works with AKPIA and other faculty members, students, fellows, and visiting scholars to set collection priorities based on research and curricular needs 
  • Works with the Visual Resources Librarian, to coordinate and prioritize production of different digital products (scanning, uploading, cataloging); tracks workflows and timely service to users 
  • Provides intellectual control for Islamic visual materials in OLIVIA, ARTstor Shared Shelf, and other catalogues including collaboration with other staff to establish best practices and authority control 
  • Contributes to planning and implementing projects involving the digitization and /or publication of Islamic visual materials 
  • Together with the Visual Resources Librarian, develops long-range objectives for Islamic visual image collections in consultation with AKPIA faculty and staff

Reference and instructional support:

  • Provides research services for visual materials in Islamic art and architectural history for faculty, students, and researchers throughout the University community 
  • Selects and provides images in appropriate formats for teaching and other visual resources for classroom lectures and course websites 
  • Provides individual and group research support including in-class workshops and personalized instruction 
  • Assists faculty and students in integrating visual and presentation technologies in lectures, course websites
  • Prepares online research guides, reference tools, and finding aids for Islamic visual materials  
  • Assists with image research and provides images, as needed, for Muqarnas and other Harvard and MIT AKPIA publications

Collaboration and outreach:

  • Collaborates with diverse Harvard colleagues including the Loeb Design Library, Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program 
  • Collaborates with AKPIA Documentation Center at MIT, Archnet, and other external initiatives on the creation and sharing of metadata, content, and services for users of visual materials on Islamic art and architecture such as SAHARA

Collaboration and outreach:

  • Works with other Harvard groups supporting interdisciplinary and digital scholarship, such as academic departments and programs, DASH, CGA, metaLab, and Digital Humanities, to develop content and research/teaching opportunities.  Seeks and collaborates with other stakeholders to develop projects for access to and dissemination of Islamic visual culture. 
  • Serves as needed with the Visual Resources Librarian on University-wide library working groups for image metadata tools and standards.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises year-round student employees and temporary/project staff (as needed) in the creation of level and collection-level metadata and indexing for Islamic visual materials in all formats. 
  • Hires and trains student and project staff in ARTstor Shared Shelf and/or other cataloging and presentation tools. 
  • Assign metadata creation and indexing projects to student and project staff. 
  • Performs quality assurance for Islamic image metadata.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in library and/or information science or equivalent experience 
  • 3-5 years of academic library experience or equivalent required 
  • Graduate study in the history of art and architecture related to the study of the Islamic world, or the equivalent combination of education, experience and/or background.  
  • Familiarity with at least one Middle Eastern language (Arabic, Persian, Turkish)  
  • Expertise in image metadata standards and online data creation and access 
  •  Computer skills including databases, digital image file management, presentation tools, and social media required.  
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required

Additional Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of western European languages, especially French and German 
  • Knowledge of the historic and contemporary fields of Islamic art and architecture and historical study and their constituent disciplines. 
  • Familiarity with other archival collection projects related to visual culture and history of the Middle East

Harvard College Library information:

Founded in 1638, Harvard has a rich legacy of libraries that continues into the 21st century. In total there are over 70 libraries at Harvard that comprise the Harvard library system, with combined holdings of over 16 million items. More than 11  million of those items are part of the collection of a centrally  administered unit within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences that is  referred to as the Harvard College Library (HCL). It is comprised of Widener, Lamont, Birkhoff Mathematical, Cabot Science, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Fine Arts, Harvard-Yenching, Houghton, Loeb Music, Physics Research, and Tozzer libraries and the Harvard Film Archive, Harvard Map Collection, and the Harvard Theatre Collection.

For more information, please visit:  http://www.hcl.harvard.edu/news/index.cfm

For information on Harvard College Library's Green Initiatives, please visit:
http://hcl.harvard.edu/news/articles/2011/green_office_wrap_up.cfm

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Information Technology Librarian, Towson University, Towson, MD

Position:

The Albert S. Cook Library invites applications for a permanent status track Librarian to lead the library's information technology operations, head the Library IT Department, and participate in library decision-making as a member of the Library Management Council.

Qualifications:

MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Minimum 3 years post-MLS professional library experience, including experience in library information technology, library instruction, and web development. Background in computer science, information science or information systems required. Demonstrated knowledge of library operations software and systems; experience in developing and implementing web and database applications; knowledge or experience with web client and server applications, databases, web programming environments, HTML, CSS, XML, PHP, and scripting languages; knowledge of or experience working with integrated library systems and the application of technology to improve library operations. Experience with library discovery tools and knowledge or experience with Drupal preferred. Experience working with library APIs desirable. Demonstrated knowledge of standards, information technology best practices, and issues in academic libraries. Experience working with library API's desirable. Demonstrated ability to plan, manage and oversee complex projects with diverse technological needs. Evidence of innovation in implementing emerging information technologies in libraries. Proven ability to manage in a highly collaborative environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Evidence of commitment to professional development and scholarship. For more information about the position, visit http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/employment.

Responsibilities:

Direct and oversee Library's information technology resources, services, and infrastructure including hardware and applications to support library operations and library users. 

The principal responsibilities of the Information Technology Librarian are:

  • Planning, development and evaluation of the Library's information technology infrastructure, operations and services in collaboration with other Library departments, the campus Office of Technology Services, and the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium.
  • Management, training, and development of Library Information Technology staff.
  • Planning and oversight of Library technology budget and expenditures.
  • Investigation, development, and implementation of library information technology, such as discovery tools, integrated library systems, resource sharing and mobile applications.
  • Leadership of library web initiatives and development.
  • Development and implementation of technology applications for research, information literacy instruction, and resource access.
  • Teaching course-integrated information literacy classes.
  • Serving as liaison to faculty in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences.
  • Providing technology training for library employees and university faculty.
  • As Head of the Library Information Technology Department and member of the Library Management Council, participate in strategic planning and resource deployment decisions for the entire library. 

Towson University librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty. Appointment will be made at the rank of Librarian I or II, depending on qualifications. 

Towson University:

Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore's largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and approaching 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia. 

Application Process:

Preference given to applications received by January 31, 2015. Position is open until filled. Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements, resume and contact information for at least three professional references. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates. Submit application materials to: 

Diane Cascella
Information Technology Librarian Search
Albert S. Cook Library
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

Electronic applications are encouraged and should be submitted to dcascella@towson.edu

A Criminal Background Investigation if required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. 

Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: LIB-N-2844.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Part-time Reference Librarian, Rivier University, Nashua, NH

Rivier University has a position available for a Part-time Reference Librarian.

Job description: Provide library reference service to faculty, staff, students, and other library patrons. Oversee library building activity; and in the absence of the circulation staff, the circulation desk. Assist with other tasks within the User Services Department. This position is for the entire year, excluding certain breaks and holidays. Hours needed are Tuesday and Wednesday 4pm-8:30pm during the academic year and 4pm-9pm during the summer session.

Qualifications: Required: MLS degree or MLS degree candidate (or a combination of education and experience). Experience working in a library, academic library experience preferred. Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with conducting reference interviews and searching research databases. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products and basic technical troubleshooting.

Preferred: Some experience with library circulation systems, as well as supervisory

Submit cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to jobs@rivier.edu or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 S. Main St., Nashua, NH 03060. EOE.

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Acquisitions Assistant 2, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Under the supervision of the Head of International Collections Support Services, he/she performs a range of acquisitions functions: a) Searches and verifies bibliographic data with incomplete information using catalogs, reference sources, and online databases. b) Identifies records in online databases for import into the local system for the purposes of order creation. Creates preliminary records when online records are unavailable. c) In the local system: creates purchase orders; receives and processes library acquisitions; processes invoices for payment. d) Tracks approval plan and/or deposit account spending with appropriate tools. e) Reports missing and incomplete items. Initiates claims for unfilled orders. f) Charges and routes materials to backlogs or others units for further processing. g) Communicates with vendors to make claims and solve problems. Performs a range of cataloging duties: a) Searches, analyzes, and verifies data with incomplete information or source material in local library system, LC resource file, OCLC, and other bibliographic files for matching cataloging copy with books, CDs, and videos, etc. b) According to guidelines, verifies information, including access points and subjects, in LC and member copy and makes appropriate modifications. c) Evaluates and adjusts call numbers to conform to Yale practices. d) Performs catalog maintenance activities in the local system. e) Assists in reviewing and distributing incoming departmental materials based upon priority and language. Receives, verifies, and checks in serials through regular order and by gift and exchange. Keeps required statistics and provides data on request. May instruct, revise the work, and provide work direction to students. Does preliminary identification of language and/or undertakes the Romanization of non-Latin scripts for technical processing or other library units. Performs additional clerical duties relevant to library activities, such as unpacking and transfer of library materials. Performs other duties as assigned. May be asked to assist with other activities to support international collections and services. May participate in special projects undertaken by unit, department and/or committees. May be required to assist in disaster recovery efforts. The Technical services operation will be located at 344 Winchester Ave. The anticipated date for this relocation is approximately the Fall of 2015. May be assigned to work at West Campus in West Haven, CT.

Department:  Lib Catalog Mgmt

Posting Position Title:  ICSS Bibliographic Assistant - Latin American Materials

University Job Title:  Acquisitions Assistant 2

Job Category:  Clerical & Technical

Work Week:  Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Required Skill/ability 1:  Strong ability to read and write Spanish and/or Portuguese.

Required Skill/ability 2:  Basic computer skills, including Windows, email, Internet search engines, word processing.

Required Skill/ability 3:  Ability to follow procedures, pay attention to detail, and complete assignments in a timely manner as well as work effectively and efficiently with colleagues in a team environment.

Required Skill/ability 4:  Ability to enter data accurately in an expeditious manner.

Required Skill/ability 5:  Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Proven reliability and attendance.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:  1. Experience in performing bibliographic work using online library systems, preferably OCLC and/or Voyager. 2. Knowledge of cataloging practice and procedures, especially within the Yale Library system. 3. Knowledge of Office software such as Excel, Access, and other comparable applications.

Required Licenses Or Certifications:

Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Internal Number: 27975BR

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Music Library Coordinator, American University, Washington, DC

Position Number: 11052

Department: University Library

Salary Range: $22.00 - $24.17/hour

Work Hours per Week: 35

Band: Coordinator/Analyst B

Position Type: Full-time Staff

Description:

The Music Library Coordinator manages the day-to-day operations of the Music Library and the collections.This position oversees the technological aspects of the Music Library, including digitization of library collections/materials, streaming audio reserves, and its web and social media presence. Additionally, this position trains, supervises, and schedules the part-time employees; provides reference assistance to patrons; manages course reserves, and maintains the collections, including copy cataloging.

Educational Requirements: A Bachelor's degree with a focus in music is strongly preferred. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of music history and literature
  • 3 years of customer service experience, intermediate music research skills, and experience in using MS Office applications
  • Previous library related experience
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Project management experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as attention to detail
  • Good work ethic and customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Provide leadership in management of part-time students
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks and priorities
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Show flexibility and willingness to learn new skills and systems

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with copy-cataloging and specialized software, such as such as Finale notation software, audio recording applications or digital collection management system

Additional Information:

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual's genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

To Apply Please Visithttps://jobs.american.edu

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Library Assistant, Circulation and Reference, Swan Library, Becker College, Leicester, MA

Reporting to the Director of the Libraries, this 16 hour a week, nine month position supports the circulation and reference functions at Swan Library on the Leicester campus by assisting students and faculty with library resources, communicating tasks to work study student employees, and other duties as assigned.  Regular hours will be Monday through Thursday 10:00 - 2:00, but flexibility is a must between the hours of 8:00 and 4:00, depending on when coverage is needed.  Occasional weekend days are required.

Qualifications

A bachelor's degree and experience in a library setting preferred, public or customer service experience desirable.  Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, and a willingness to work extra hours during peak times is required.  Knowledge of library databases a plus.

Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Human Resources, Becker College, 61 Sever St., Worcester, MA 01609-2195 or e-mail to steven.bourgault@becker.edu

Becker College has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. Becker College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Research Data Services (Contract) Librarian, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Posting Number/Job Order Number: 0902678

Department: UNH-Library Scholarly Comm.

Appointment Type: Term Position with Benefits

Projected End Date: 06-30-2018

Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education/experience.

Summary of Position: This librarian will play a significant strategic and operational role in expanding the library's support for research data services to meet the growing needs of UNH faculty and students. Working closely with the Scholarly Communication Librarian, the library's Data Services Working Group, the UNH Research Office, and other partners in creating a robust research data infrastructure at UNH, the incumbent will be integral in developing and building sustainable services to assist faculty, researchers, and students with the management of research data.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications:

Required: 

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS 
  • Demonstrated understanding of the use and management of research data in an academic setting 
  • Understanding of data creation cycle/data workflows, particularly as they relate to science or social sciences research processes, including version control, file formats, and secure storage 
  • Demonstrated understanding of metadata standards for data sets, discipline-based ontologies, and conventions for citing data 
  • Knowledge of the significant trends and issues in data management and research support
  • Experience with data normalization and cleaning processes 
  • Understanding of intellectual property rights issues in the creation and reuse of research data 
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial environment
  • Evidence of excellent analytical, oral/written communication, and interpersonal skills

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

Preferred:

  • Experience working with research data as a researcher, research data manager or digital archivist 
  • Knowledge of existing national and international disciplinary repositories
  • Experience with grant application processes
  • Experience with standard statistics and data analysis software, such as SPSS, Stata, R, Atlas.ti, and NVivo 
  • Experience with programming languages, such as JavaScript, Python, and PHP
  • Experience with HTML, XML, and XSL
  • Demonstrated ability to use web-based instructional tools and other web-based resources
  • Project management experience

Additional Job Information:

To receive full consideration for this position, in addition to completing the required on-line application form, please be prepared to submit: Resume and cover letter.

Special Requirements:

Background check may be required prior to employment.

EEO Statement:

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The university seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

EEO Information:

20-Faculty

Additional Salary Information:

Salary is complemented by a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, and tuition.

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Circulation, Reference and Special Collections Assistant, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA

The Assistant supports in the provision of information services to the college and assists the Library Director with archival projects. Pine Manor College is currently engaged in a collaborative project with the Boston Public Library to digitize our historic photographs and deposit them into the Digital Commonwealth collection. The Assistant may supervise the library during evening, weekend, or
occasional holiday hours during the fall and spring semesters. Limited hours may be available during school breaks, including summer. This is an excellent position for a beginning MLIS/Archives track student. No previous library/special collections work experience required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists director with aforementioned digitization project
  • Assists director in appraising, arranging and providing access to special collections; responding to special collections reference inquires; and promoting special collections in college community
  • Provides basic library circulation services. Shelves and shelf-reads materials. Supervises workstudy students in performing circulation/reserves and stack maintenance functions.
  • Troubleshoots basic computer, printer and other technical issues
  • Supervises library during evening and weekend hours
  • Provides basic reference services to Pine Manor students and faculty
  • Special projects as needed

Hours:

A minimum of 14 hours per week. Possibility of additional hours as needed. $13.00 per hour

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, MLIS/Archive track candidate preferred
  • Basic knowledge of library and special collections operations
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Commitment to public services
  • Ability to assume supervisory responsibility

Contact:
Carolyn (Cary) Morse
Head of Circulation/Reference Librarian
Annenberg Library, Pine Manor College
400 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
cmorse@pmc.edu

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Digital Data Repository Specialist, Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University Libraries seeks a Digital Data Repository Specialist to join our team at the Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) and coordinate our cutting-edge research data repository service, PURR. The Purdue University Research Repository (http://purr.purdue.edu) provides a platform for campus researchers to develop and implement effective data management plans, collaborate on research online, publish datasets and tools, and archive them in a secure, reliable digital repository. This administrative/professional position will work with colleagues in the Office of the Vice President for Research, Information Technology at Purdue, and the Libraries to conduct the day-to-day outreach, operation, support, and improvement of the PURR system and service.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing training and support to librarians and users in their use of PURR and furthering its integration into library data services
  • Giving presentations and conducting outreach to PURR's designated community to promote the service and foster its adoption and use
  • Identifying, recruiting, ingesting, and enhancing new data collections as well as developing new use cases
  • Documenting practices and policies and ensuring that PURR meets and continuously improves its level of service
  • Actively monitoring and helping to maintain the integrity of archived datasets, access to data, and the functionality of the PURR system
  • Contributing to the services and projects of the D2C2 as needed

Required:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent experience or training
  • Understanding of the research process, current issues in scholarly communication, and the role of libraries and librarians in research data curation
  • Knowledge of standards and practices related to digital object management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Ability to build relationships and respond courteously and effectively to customer needs
  • Ability to adjust productively to and communicate about change
  • Ability to take initiative to learn new knowledge and skills
  • Receptive to feedback and takes appropriate action in response

Preferred:

  • Experience or training in managing and/or developing repositories and digital collections
  • Experience or training in supporting and participating in scholarly communications and sponsored research

Salary and benefits: Salary commensurate with experience in the context of Purdue University's salary structure. Purdue provides a generous fringe benefit package that includes contribution to
retirement, health, disability, and life insurance, 22 annual vacation days, and tuition support for employee, children, and spouse/same sex domestic partner.

Application process: A background check will be required for employment in this position. For consideration, applicants must submit their resumes and apply online at Purdue University's employment web site at: www.purdue.edu/careers and reference Job Number 1400407. Please include a cover letter with your application outlining your qualifications for this position. Review of applications will begin March 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to: libhr@purdue.edu. Resumes or CVs sent to this email address cannot be considered. Please put "DDRS" in the title of all email correspondence.

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. A background check is required for this position.

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Circulation and Reference Assistant, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA

The Circulation and Reference Assistant supports in the provision of information services to the Pine Manor College community. This part-time position may supervise the library during evening, weekend, or occasional holiday hours during the fall and spring semesters. Limited hours may be available during school breaks, including summer. This is an excellent position for a beginning MLIS student. No previous library work experience required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides circulation services. Shelves and shelf-reads materials. Processes holds. Supervises work-study students in performing circulation/reserves and stack maintenance functions.
  • Troubleshoots basic computer, printer and other technical issues
  • Supervises library during evening and weekend hours
  • Provides basic reference services to Pine Manor students and faculty. Provides research assistance, creates and updates online research guides, and assists the reference librarians during instruction sessions.
  • Special projects as needed

Hours:

A minimum of 14 hours per week. Prefer a candidate who can work on Sunday afternoon and at least two of the following evenings (5:45-9:45): Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Possibility of additional hours as needed. $13.00 per hour

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required, MLIS candidate preferred
  • Basic knowledge of library operations and electronic databases
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and basic content management system such as WordPress
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Commitment to public services
  • Ability to assume supervisory responsibility

Contact:
Carolyn (Cary) Morse
Head of Circulation/Reference Librarian
Annenberg Library, Pine Manor College
400 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
cmorse@pmc.edu

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Sunday PT Library Assistant I, MassBay Community College, Wellesley Hills, MA

Position Title: Sunday PT Library Assistant I

Department: Library Services

Reports to: Director of Learning Services or designee

Date: December 2014

Position Summary

Part-time position (4 hours per week at the Wellesley Hills Campus.) This position performs duties in connection with circulation, interlibrary loan, collection maintenance, patron assistance and other basic library functions. This includes charging, renewing and discharging library books and materials; aiding library users in locating and using materials; and performing related work as required. Will aid in the maintenance, preparation, distribution and lending of library books and other materials. Hours are Sundays from 11:00AM to 3PM. May be asked to cover evening and weekend shifts on occasion.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Charge, renew and discharge library materials using automated systems to record the disposition of library materials;
  • Maintain records and statistics of circulation and other daily activities;
  • Assist library users by responding to inquiries and providing information concerning materials that best match users' interests and needs, library and college rules and procedures, and library facilities;
  • Provide patron assistance by answering directional questions and explaining the arrangement and proper use of the library;
  • Conduct searches of materials to determine which are in print, on order or in stock before ordering and update various records, files, etc. to reflect such findings;
  • Monitor the borrowing of library materials by determining the eligibility of borrowers and by contacting library users for the return of books and materials;
  • Verify proper location of books and other library materials by searching the library for misplaced items; by retrieving books as requested; and by placing books and other materials in the proper locations;
  • Assist and instruct users in the operations of copiers, microfilm/microfiche reader/printers, computers and any additional equipment;
  • Perform bibliographic searches for faculty and for other purposes;
  • Participate in in-service training to enhance and upgrade computer skills;
  • May provide clerical and data entry support to library automation project;
  • Provide work direction, as needed, to new employees, work-study students, etc.;
  • Assist with the processing of course evaluations;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous library circulation desk experience preferred;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours;
  • Working knowledge of MicroSoft Office Suite and Outlook;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills;
  • Familiarity with Innovative Interface's Sierra Library System is a plus

Working Hours: Part-time position, 4 hours per week. Sundays from 11:00 am-3:00 pm.

Salary Range: $13.95 per hour

Source of Funding: Local funding

To Apply: Please complete our online application by visiting http://massbay.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=55540. Please include a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Deadline: December 19, 2014 or thereafter until filled. Individuals invited for interview will be expected to provide references.  Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts and/or certifications.

Massachusetts Bay Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or handicap in admission or access to or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any inquiries or complaints concerning compliance with the regulations implementing Title IV, Title VII, Title IX, Age Discrimination Act of 1975 or Section 504, may contact Robin Nelson-Bailey at 781-239-3000 ext. 3171 who is the College coordinator for those statutes.  Inquiries may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C., 20202, or the Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region One, Boston, MA  02109.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

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Science Fiction Librarian in Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside, CA

Jay Kay and Doris Klein Science Fiction Librarian: The University of California, Riverside Library seeks an innovative, dynamic, and engaged professional to fill the new position of Jay Kay and Doris Klein Science Fiction Librarian in Special Collections & University Archives. The closing date to apply is January 19, 2015. For more information and to apply: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00284.

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Director of Library, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC

34543BR
Director of Library
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Dumbarton Oaks
USA - DC - Washington
Library
Full-time
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
059
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

  • Oversees the development and preservation of library including specialized and rare books collections. 
  • Oversees the hiring, performance, and responsibilities of all library staff; provides support and mentoring through a collegial and collaborative approach, promotion of professional development, and reliance upon staff expertise. 
  • Promotes the adaptation of digital capabilities to ensure the preservation and sharing of Dumbarton Oaks collections. 
  • Prepares library budget recommendations, monitors expenses, and implements integrated procedures. 
  • Promotes the use of library resources within the Dumbarton Oaks community and to external constituencies. Coordinates and promotes outreach programs including physical and virtual exhibits. 
  • Proposes and implements an ambitious acquisitions strategy for specialized collections, including the Rare Book Collection. 
  • Establishes and maintains coordination with Harvard University Library policies and operations as appropriate. 
  • Performs related duties and special projects as required.

  • ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree.
  • 5 years experience in research library leadership and a successful history of staff development and team building.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of one foreign language.

  • Additional graduate work in a scholarly field preferred.
  • Experience working with special collections, archives, or related collections.
  • Strong interest in sharing collections through digitization.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with emerging technologies in library services.
  • Subject expertise in one of the three subject areas or background in humanities, languages, history of science/medicine, and/or the history of the book.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal skills are necessary. Initiative, optimism, flexibility, and follow-through .

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is an institute in Washington, D.C., affiliated with Harvard University. The Research Library (approximately 200,000 volumes) has world-class collections in the institute's three research areas of Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian Studies. The Rare Book collection is especially strong on works of landscape architecture, botany, and horticulture, and includes botanical illustrations, manuscripts and drawings. Reflecting the research focus of Dumbarton Oaks, the collection also includes facsimiles of Byzantine and medieval manuscripts, early printed editions of Byzantine texts, and works on the art and archeology of the pre-contact peoples of Mesoamerica, lower Central America, and Andean South America.

The Director of the Library will provide strategic direction for the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, consistent with the institute's mission and vision, while also providing leadership and mentoring to an experienced and highly competent team of library professionals. The successful candidate will bring a solid understanding of the major challenges facing academic research libraries, in areas such as collection development, preservation, technology integration, and space utilization. He or she will also have a proven track record in the use of information technology to bridge the worlds of librarians, researchers, and students. A strong team-player, the Director of the Library will collaborate with the institute's scholarly programs, Publications, and IT to enhance learning and research, collection development, and digital projects.

Identity

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.

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Library Assistant III/Principal Orders Assistant, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Supervisor of Monographic Orders, performs a wide range of library tasks, the primary of which is maintaining the effective flow and execution of orders placed in the Monographic Orders Section in all languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) including Slavic, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Hebrew for Regenstein and all satellites except the Law library. May perform any of the tasks of the library assistants and library clerks.

Assists the Supervisor of Monographic Orders in organizing and delegating the daily workflow for staff (4-6 FTE), which includes the following functions: Searching and ordering rush, high priority, and patron requested materials, including special collections and archival items; Providing patron notification; Pre-order searching in the Library's online systems; Placement of monographic orders; Keying-in of bibliographic records; Setting up and referring approval and blanket orders; Processing returns (firm orders and approvals); Claiming outstanding orders

Organizes and edits incoming order requests, determines vendors, commits prices, assigns book plates 

Serves as primary contact for high priority, second-hand and out-of-print orders; performs complex searches for Special Collection material (SCRC); processes course reserve orders and patron requests including: searching, referral to subject specialists, batching, and ordering requested titles

Communicates with vendors to resolve outstanding order problems; analyzes and solves complex problems pertaining to orders and returns

Provides additional advanced-level support for the Head of Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging and the supervisor of Monographic Orders, including interpreting/reviewing filters for order/receipt loads and payment, handling cancellations/re-vends, fund review/management, and other duties as assigned 

Provides daily quality control for materials sent to Cataloging and Shelf-preparation; helps maintain bibliographer referral room 

Assists with maintenance of the Acquisitions Web pages and provides general computer-related support

Assists in the management of students including hiring, training, payroll, and performance management.

Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent Required

Bachelor's degree preferred

Experience:

Previous work experience searching online systems and databases required

Previous experience with library processing procedures required 

Experience successfully using the following: word processing, spreadsheets, Web authoring and database software required 

Prior experience supervising student workers preferred

Competencies:

Good reading knowledge of at least one (1) Western European (non-English) languages, preferably Romance or Germanic required

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing required 

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team with supervisors and other clerical staff required 

The ability to interact with clarity, tact and courtesy with subject specialists, other Library staff, vendors and patrons required 

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage complex tasks and projects independently required 

Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask and handle frequent interruptions required 

Flexibility and adaptability in managing tasks to meet changes in procedures, processes, and technology required 

Demonstrated sound judgment and effective and independent problem-solving and decision-making skills 

Detailed knowledge of world geographical areas, including major cities required 

Ability to handle multiple priorities, sort, identify, quickly and effectively resolve problems, and manage time efficiently required 

Ability to work well with a diverse staff and with library staff from outside the department required 

Candidates must demonstrate the following competencies: manage interpersonal relationships and interact/communicate with clarity, tact and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students and others; communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; identify priorities; recognize and resolve or refer problems; work effectively with supervision and as a part of a team; use or learn a range of position-related software applications

Knowledge of the library book trade both current and second hand preferred

Good reading knowledge of Russian/other Cyrillic and/or Hebrew or Arabic preferred 

General knowledge of descriptive cataloging rules preferred.

Ability to bend required. Ability to carry, push, pull, and lift up to 40 pounds required

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Administrative Services Assistant III, Office of the Vice Provost for University Libraries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

The UConn's Office of the Vice Provost for University Libraries seeks candidates for an Administrative Services Assistant III (UCP 4).  The individual chosen for this position will have a strong commitment to customer service and the ability to organize and prioritize work, while performing multiple tasks successfully.

A complete job description with a full listing of duties and responsibilities and further information about the University of Connecticut Libraries can be found at http://www.lib.uconn.edu/about/employment/professional.html.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience including 4-8 years of experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position.
  2. Demonstrated supervisory ability.
  3. Strong demonstrated organizational, writing and time management skills.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills;
  5. Ability to effectively work with faculty, staff, students, and other members of a University community.
  6. Strong demonstrated practice of and commitment to customer service.
  7. Ability to resolve administrative problems efficiently, effectively and independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree.
  2. Ability to prioritize work while independently performing multiple tasks successfully.
  3. Previous administrative experience in an academic setting.
  4. Previous experience supervising student or support staff in an academic setting.
  5. Previous experience with donor information database systems.
  6. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

This is a full-time position, with an anticipated start date of January 9, 2015. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment.

To Apply: Applications should be submitted online using Husky Hire at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu/ and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three references. Nominations and confidential inquiries should be sent in confidence to khara.leon@lib.uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by December 19, 2014. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2015232)

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PT Librarian for Social Media Emerging Technologies, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA

About Massasoit Community College:

We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.

In accordance with the American College and University President's Climate Commitment, it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community.

Job Description:

This is a part-time professional librarian position whose primary focus is to develop, implement, coordinate, maintain, and analyze a social media program, including maintaining and designing content for the internal and external website in a collaborative environment; create online instructional materials including tutorials; also, as time allows, provides reference/research instruction to students, faculty, staff and community users; may conduct some Information Literacy classes; develops written guides, LibGuides, brochures, and instruction materials; participates in circulation desk activities; and performs related duties as directed.

Requirements:

Master's Degree in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or closely related field; 3 years library experience; must have demonstrated and extensive social media experience, must be actively participating in a wide variety of social media activities such as blogging, facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, etc. and is well-connected with the broader social media world; some training in information literacy; must be able to think strategically; ability to communicate effectively; ability to follow written and oral instructions; and telephone communication skills a must.

Preferred Qualifications:

Enthusiasm, creativity, self-motivation, and a willingness to share ideas; community college library experience a plus; competence with various computer applications including Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe suite, SnagIt, etc. Grant writing and newsletter publication experience a plus.

Additional Information:

Hourly Rate:  $25.95 an hour, Part Time, Non-Benefited MCCC position

Hours: 18 hours a week,  Tuesday - Friday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Application Instructions:

Please apply online with a cover letter and resume.

Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.

Massasoit Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Massasoit Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs, activities or employment. Lisa Lowery, Vice President of Human Resources and Donna R. Boissel, Associate Director have  been designated as the College's 504/ADA, Title II, and Title IX Coordinators and may be reached at 508-588-9100 ext. 1550 or 1505. Human Resources is located in the upper level of the Administrative Building.

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PT Library Associate, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA

Job Description:

This is a part-time para-professional library position involving a wide-range of duties and tasks related to technical services, archiving and interlibrary loan. Archival work will include Xeroxing, filing, and handling of archive materials. Among other duties, the position requires book processing; shelving, packing and shipping library materials; processing interlibrary loan materials; and creating and maintaining Microsoft Word and Excel files. Other related library tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently following written and oral instructions is required.
  • Ability to create written documentation of the position's workflow is required.
  • Ability to successfully perform work requiring attention to detail and established procedures is required.
  • Experience working with digital materials and digitization desired.
  • Knowledge of OCLC software desired.
  • Knowledge of library practices and procedures is desired.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time; to bend to floor, lift and stand on stool to reach high areas in the stacks; ability to work around dusty areas; ability to lift 30 lbs.; ability to hear patrons on phones/at desk with surrounding noise.

Additional Information:

Hourly Rate: $17.00 an hour, part-time, non-benefited position

Hours: 18 hours per week

Deadline to Apply: December 15, 2014

Application Instructions: Please apply online with a cover letter and resume.

Please Note: Applicants MUST apply online. Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.

Massasoit Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Massasoit Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs, activities or employment. Lisa Lowery, Vice President of Human Resources and Donna R. Boissel, Associate Director have been designated as the College's 504/ADA, Title II, and Title IX Coordinators and may be reached at 508-588-9100 ext. 1550 or 1505. Human Resources is located in the upper level of the Administrative Building.

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Dean of Libraries, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

About Clemson University and the University Libraries

Clemson University (www.clemson.edu) is a land-grant institution committed to world-class learning, outreach and research.  Six interdisciplinary colleges and schools house strong programs in architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, natural resources, business, social sciences, arts and humanities, health care, and education.  A faculty of 1,500 and staff of 3,000 support over 80 undergraduate degree offerings, and more than 70 master's and 40 Ph.D. programs. An annual operating budget of approximately $1 billion and an endowment of more than $500 million fund programs and operations. Major new research and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at three innovation campuses and six research and education centers located throughout South Carolina.

The Clemson University Libraries provide access to more than 1.3 million books, 480 databases, over 45,000 journals, and numerous unique digital collections. The Libraries have strong reference and research services, a substantial instruction and outreach program, progressive technical services, and high density remote storage facility. With an annual budget in excess of $13 million (with more than half committed to the Library collection), the Libraries are engaged in numerous digitization projects, and have also been involved in several initiatives to support new forms of scholarly publishing and communication.

Overview of Role and Responsibilities

The Dean of Libraries will provide a clear vision of the evolving role of the Libraries and how they directly support the strategic initiatives and intellectual core of the university. As the chief academic and administrative officer of the Clemson University Libraries, the Dean reports to the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, and oversees approximately 28 faculty members, 64 staff members and 65 students in a large main library in the heart of the Clemson campus, along with a number of smaller collections and facilities on- and off- campus.

Specifically, the Dean will:

  • develop, implement and advance the Libraries' strategic plan;
  • provide visionary and effective leadership to library faculty, staff and students to collectively achieve the strategic initiatives;
  • lead the continuing transformation of the Clemson Libraries into a student center that encourages research, academic excellence and collaboration in a technologically-rich environment;
  • support intellectual inquiry by aligning library services with advances in research, instructional delivery, curriculum development, and academic study;
  • foster relationships with the university community and external sources to improve library services and facilities, enhance the quality of resources, and increase operational efficiency;
  • ensure that the Libraries stay at the forefront of changes in technology, communication, instruction, outreach and the storage and delivery of information;
  • effectively plan and manage the financial resources of the Libraries to meet current needs and  allow for the attainment of strategic initiatives;
  • support the traditional core functions of the library for those patrons who depend on them;
  • appreciate the diverse needs of research library patrons, such as undergraduates, graduate students, professional students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community, and promote a service-based environment to support these constituencies effectively;
  • further encourage a responsive culture that welcomes change and innovation, and strengthens international connections; and  
  • cultivate external relations and development opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Masters in library science terminal degree from an American Library Association-accredited program or related discipline required
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in a comprehensive research or university library
  • A record of achievement appropriate for a position at the rank of Librarian at Clemson University
  • Proven leadership in program management and interdisciplinary collaboration in a complex research library setting
  • Strong collaborative and leadership skills to focus faculty, staff and student efforts to achieve common goals
  • Commitment to the educational role of academic libraries, and alignment of library activities with curricula, instruction/outreach, and research
  • Evidence of success in securing external funding and an appreciation of stewardship and collaborative relationships within and beyond the university
  • Dedication to diversity and social justice and promoting a respectful work environment
  • Skill in advancing digital initiatives and coordinating with information technology units
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

How to Apply:

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Clemson University in the search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by: February 6, 2015.

Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate's experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae or resume and five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Julie Holley, Principal
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com
Email: bettyasher@greenwoodsearch.com
Email: julieholley@greenwoodsearch.com

Jeanne Clery Act:

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding areas. As a current or prospective Clemson University employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information for this institution. For more information regarding our Employment, Campus Safety and Benefits, please visit the Human Resources - Prospective Employees web page shown below:

http://www.clemson.edu/cao/humanresources/prospective

Closing Statement:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/q5mbbmp

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Dean of Libraries, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

About Clemson University and the University Libraries

Clemson University (www.clemson.edu) is a land-grant institution committed to world-class learning, outreach and research.  Six interdisciplinary colleges and schools house strong programs in architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, natural resources, business, social sciences, arts and humanities, health care, and education.  A faculty of 1,500 and staff of 3,000 support over 80 undergraduate degree offerings, and more than 70 master's and 40 Ph.D. programs. An annual operating budget of approximately $1 billion and an endowment of more than $500 million fund programs and operations. Major new research and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at three innovation campuses and six research and education centers located throughout South Carolina.

The Clemson University Libraries provide access to more than 1.3 million books, 480 databases, over 45,000 journals, and numerous unique digital collections. The Libraries have strong reference and research services, a substantial instruction and outreach program, progressive technical services, and high density remote storage facility. With an annual budget in excess of $13 million (with more than half committed to the Library collection), the Libraries are engaged in numerous digitization projects, and have also been involved in several initiatives to support new forms of scholarly publishing and communication.

Overview of Role and Responsibilities

The Dean of Libraries will provide a clear vision of the evolving role of the Libraries and how they directly support the strategic initiatives and intellectual core of the university. As the chief academic and administrative officer of the Clemson University Libraries, the Dean reports to the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, and oversees approximately 28 faculty members, 64 staff members and 65 students in a large main library in the heart of the Clemson campus, along with a number of smaller collections and facilities on- and off- campus.

Specifically, the Dean will:

  • develop, implement and advance the Libraries' strategic plan;
  • provide visionary and effective leadership to library faculty, staff and students to collectively achieve the strategic initiatives;
  • lead the continuing transformation of the Clemson Libraries into a student center that encourages research, academic excellence and collaboration in a technologically-rich environment;
  • support intellectual inquiry by aligning library services with advances in research, instructional delivery, curriculum development, and academic study;
  • foster relationships with the university community and external sources to improve library services and facilities, enhance the quality of resources, and increase operational efficiency;
  • ensure that the Libraries stay at the forefront of changes in technology, communication, instruction, outreach and the storage and delivery of information;
  • effectively plan and manage the financial resources of the Libraries to meet current needs and  allow for the attainment of strategic initiatives;
  • support the traditional core functions of the library for those patrons who depend on them;
  • appreciate the diverse needs of research library patrons, such as undergraduates, graduate students, professional students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community, and promote a service-based environment to support these constituencies effectively;
  • further encourage a responsive culture that welcomes change and innovation, and strengthens international connections; and  
  • cultivate external relations and development opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Masters in library science terminal degree from an American Library Association-accredited program or related discipline required
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in a comprehensive research or university library
  • A record of achievement appropriate for a position at the rank of Librarian at Clemson University
  • Proven leadership in program management and interdisciplinary collaboration in a complex research library setting
  • Strong collaborative and leadership skills to focus faculty, staff and student efforts to achieve common goals
  • Commitment to the educational role of academic libraries, and alignment of library activities with curricula, instruction/outreach, and research
  • Evidence of success in securing external funding and an appreciation of stewardship and collaborative relationships within and beyond the university
  • Dedication to diversity and social justice and promoting a respectful work environment
  • Skill in advancing digital initiatives and coordinating with information technology units
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

How to Apply:

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Clemson University in the search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by: February 6, 2015.

Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate's experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae or resume and five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Julie Holley, Principal
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com
Email: bettyasher@greenwoodsearch.com
Email: julieholley@greenwoodsearch.com

Jeanne Clery Act:

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding areas. As a current or prospective Clemson University employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information for this institution. For more information regarding our Employment, Campus Safety and Benefits, please visit the Human Resources - Prospective Employees web page shown below:

http://www.clemson.edu/cao/humanresources/prospective

Closing Statement:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/q5mbbmp

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Dean of the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University-New Brunswick invites applications and nominations for the position of dean of the School of Communication and Information (SC&I). As SC&I's chief academic and administrative officer, the dean provides leadership and vision for the school, implementing and advancing its mission, overseeing its operations, managing its resources, and furthering its external relations and fundraising. SC&I is one of 18 schools and colleges at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

Founded in 1982, SC&I today houses one of the nation's leading interdisciplinary faculties recognized for excellence and innovation in basic and applied research in the areas of contemporary communication, information, and media related problems. The school has 59 full-time faculty members and 33 full-time staff. It enrolls over 2,250 students across eight academic programs, and grants baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees across three departments: Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, and Library and Information Science. SC&I also includes seven research centers and institutes and offers non-degree graduate study in several areas. The dean of SC&I will report to the chancellor of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, and is expected to be a key member of the university's leadership team.

Full details of the position are available at: http://uwide.rutgers.edu/about/dean-school-communication-and-information

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Technical Services & Metadata Librarian, Colby College Libraries, Waterville, ME

Supervisor: Assistant Director for Collections Management

The Colby College Libraries seek a dynamic, engaged, innovative and enthusiastic individual for the position of Technical Services & Metadata Librarian.  Reporting to the Assistant Director for Collections Management, the Technical Services & Metadata librarian is responsible for overseeing content management, cataloging, authority control, and metadata of the Libraries' electronic, digital, and print collections.  Colby College Libraries currently add approximately 7,000 individual print monographs per year; most items are processed prior to arrival, though some require original cataloging.

The Technical Services and Metadata Librarian works closely with colleagues in the Collections Management department, as well as librarians and staff in Scholarly Resources & Services, and Digital and Special Collections, to ensure students and faculty have ready access to all collections in their various iterations.  In addition, she/he will engage regularly with library colleagues at Bates and Bowdoin colleges on standards, workflows, and procedures involving our shared catalog, CBBcat.  In addition, they will support the work of the Assistant Director for Collections Management in the upkeep of electronic resources managed in the Serials Solutions data management system.

Responsibilities and duties

Technical Services & Metadata

  • Some original cataloging and classification of materials in OCLC and the Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS using AACR2,  RDA and LC Classification
  • Support the work of our consortial partners in bibliographic records creation, authority records management and associated processing and reports
  • Collaborate with Digital and Special Collections librarians and staff to produce and maintain standardized metadata for rare books, maps, videos, senior thesis, dissertations, and manuscripts
  • Responsible for applying professional guidelines and local practices for original and copy cataloging (including creation of manuals for Library staff and student employees)
  • Support the work of the Coordinator of Collections Management (Acquisitions) to oversee the process of acquiring materials, updating processes and enhancing workflows
  • Support the work of the Assistant Director for Collections Management, and Serials Assistant to manage access to electronic resources (subscription databases, e-journals, eBooks)
  • Monitor evolving trends in cataloging and metadata with an eye to  ensuring that the Libraries' print, electronic, and digital collections are easily discoverable and accessible to students and faculty
  • Ability to work collaboratively and collegially in a dynamic, complex and rapidly evolving environment
  • Service on College Committees and participation in College activities expected

Minimum Qualifications:

MLS/MLIS from ALA Accredited institution

2-3 years' experience working with integrated library systems, preferably Innovative Interfaces

Familiarity with shared catalogs and library consortiums

2-3 years' original cataloging experience with OCLC

Experience with a variety of metadata standards (AACR2, LCSH, EAD, DC, MARC21, DDC, LC, RDA)

Familiarity with acquisitions and ILL services

Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Ability to lift 25 lbs.

Experience providing public service support activities

Preferred Qualifications:

Three or more years' experience working in an academic library

Ability to conduct training workshops for colleagues, as required

Familiarity with best practices and standards for Music and Rare Book cataloging

Experience with project management

Supervisory experience

Familiarity with emerging metadata standards including linked open data, METS, PREMIS, and MARCXML 

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, a new state of the art storage facility, a staff of 14 professional librarians, 15 support staff, and more than 75 student employees. 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 reorganization in 2012 resulted in the Libraries being poised for transformational change in the provision of services, collections, and instruction. Bates and Bowdoin Colleges are key partners in building a shared collection and MaineCat, NExpress, and Rapid are used to facilitate resource sharing.

The Colby Libraries is a member of the Oberlin Group, the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Council of Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR), the Hathi Trust, the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Maine Shared Collections Cooperative shared print project.

For more information about the Libraries, visit www.colby.edu/library

Applicants should send the following electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (sjfrost@colby.edu).

  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of philosophy on the role of technical services in a modern academic environment
  • graduate transcripts, and
  • three letters of recommendation

Position is open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received by January 3, 2015. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Preferred start date: April 1, 2015

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran's status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu

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Faculty Position: Open Rank (Tenure Track), Management Sciences Department, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

The Management Sciences Department is recruiting for an open rank tenure track position in business analytics starting in Fall 2015. Areas of interest include but are not limited to data science, data mining, text/web/social media analytics, and data visualization.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Information Systems, Informatics, Information Sciences, Computer Science, Management Science or a related field and exhibit exceptional research and teaching promise. The Management Sciences department offers undergraduate and doctoral programs in Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS). The department has recently started a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics. The department teaches additional BAIS courses for MBA and MAC students. Extensive collaborative opportunities are available with faculty and doctoral students in other departments and interdisciplinary programs such as the Iowa Informatics Initiative.

Applications are accepted online through Jobs@UIOWA at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/faculty, reference Requisition #65596. All applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, three references, and 1-3 research papers online. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Application screening will begin by January 12, 2015.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women, minority applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Research, Instruction & Outreach Librarian, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community.  To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encourage to apply.

The Research, Instruction & Outreach Librarian plays a critical role in promoting the library to the campus and broader community. S/he develops and implements a marketing strategy to promote the library in a variety of outreach activities including: presentations, student activities and promotions, public events, brochures, displays, library website design and communications within and outside the library.  The Research, Instruction & Outreach Librarian will hold a significant role in the library instruction program by teaching sessions by faculty request, as well as assisting in the design, promotion, assessment, marketing and implementation of the instruction program as led by the Coordinator of Research & Instruction Services. S/he will provide reference service both in person and virtually, conducting Personal Research Sessions and using chat reference software for AJCU consortial shifts as well as email reference. S/he will create LibGuides for general and course-specific use; act as liaison to one or more Montserrat clusters; lead the Outreach & Engagement Team; and serve as Librarian by Department for several academic departments.

This is an Exempt level position.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to: http://offices.holycross.edu/humanresources/benefits

An ALA accredited MLS. 1-3 years of experience in library instruction and outreach/marketing.  Experience teaching and presenting, preferably in academia.  Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal skills.  Web editing experience; graphic arts skills a plus.  Fluency with social media.

Please apply at: http://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=55418

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Librarian for Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

The MIT Libraries seek a forward-looking and enterprising professional familiar with the use and communication of all formats of research information in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) and Engineering Systems to shape and deliver programs of instruction, reference, outreach, and resource selection and to serve as liaison to an active community of users involved in research and teaching at the leading edge of their fields. The EECS undergraduate program has the largest enrollment at MIT, typically including over 20% of all MIT undergraduates. Its graduate program is consistently ranked among the top electrical engineering and computer science programs in the world. The Engineering Systems Division (ESD), a graduate program within the School of Engineering, strives to solve previously intractable engineering systems problems by integrating approaches based on engineering, management, and social sciences, using new framing and modeling methodologies.

The EECS/ESD Librarian serves as the Libraries expert on the research, learning culture, and information practices of the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and the Engineering Systems Division within the School of Engineering. S/he actively works to maintain and build connections within the assigned communities and provides information-related instruction, with an emphasis on engaging these communities in the areas of data management, content management, open access and entrepreneurship. S/he will collaborate with colleagues supporting the management and social science communities to provide instruction and reference to support the programs in ESD. S/he selects and advocates for the acquisition and discovery of research materials for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. S/he also provides reference support, for the Engineering community and in support of the MIT community as a whole. S/he is an active member of the Research Data Services group in the department of Data and Specialized Services, participating in the design and delivery of services related to research data. The EECS/ESD Librarian collaborates with colleagues in other library departments to understand research processes and data needs in engineering and science, utilizing expertise about the user community to inform decision making, and supporting the community's use of information resources. S/he promotes the Libraries' repository-based services and provides support for scholarly publishing initiatives, such as recruitment of faculty-created research materials for inclusion in MIT's Open Access collections. S/he collaborates with liaison colleagues to support the interdisciplinary activities of the EECS and ESD departments.

The EECS/ESD Librarian reports to a manager in the Liaison, Instruction & Reference Services (LIRS) department and is a participating member of the Science and Engineering Community of Practice with fellow liaison librarians. S/he participates actively in system-wide initiatives and serves on committees and task forces and is expected to communicate actively with fellow professionals through research, writing or presentations, and/or professional service activities.

Required Qualifications for the position include:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution, or an engineering or science degree with a willingness to pursue an MLS/MLIS.
  • Experience in or capacity for developing creative and entrepreneurial approaches to promoting and delivering reference, instruction and/or outreach services to a research community.
  • Demonstrated interest in and capacity to develop programs for current research trends such as engineering information, research data management, open access, content management, intellectual property issues, funder requirements, entrepreneurship, etc.
  • Background or professional experience in or understanding of the research processes in engineering and science.
  • Demonstrated interest and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining relationships with user communities.
  • A foundation of knowledge and understanding of the roles of libraries and librarians in providing research data management services for communities of researchers.
  • Enthusiasm for developing knowledge of EECS literature and information sources for use in developing research level collections.
  • A collaborative approach to problem solving and working across organizational boundaries in service of user needs.
  • Independence and initiative in accomplishing liaison work, including ability to be flexible and managing competing priorities.
  • Facility, mastery, and independent exploration of appropriate technologies in service of user needs.
  • Highly developed communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues

Preferred:

  • A degree in an engineering or science field.
  • A deep understanding of the literature and information sources used within engineering, sufficient to provide high quality support to advanced students and researchers.
  • Experience advising researchers managing primary research data in areas such as development of data management plans, contributing metadata descriptions or schemes, data preservation, or contributing to repositories.
  • Knowledge of scholarly communication practices in engineering, particularly trends and challenges related to open access publications.

Salary and Benefits: $54,500 is minimum entry-level salary. Actual salary and appointment classification (Librarian I or II, or other) 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. Priority will be given to applications received by January 7, 2015; position open until 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, ORCID, and TRAIL. 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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Collections Strategist (Arts and Humanities), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

The MIT Libraries seeks an enthusiastic professional to participate in and lead collection development and management activities across the organization. The ideal candidate will be an adaptive, innovative, and strategic thinker who values collaboration, can successfully manage projects, and who has experience with research collections in the Arts & Humanities. The Arts & Humanities at MIT are vibrant and interdisciplinary, and play a crucial role in an MIT education.

The Collections Strategist will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of strategists that provides holistic strategy and direction in collection development and management within the Libraries. S/he will take a leadership role in developing and managing collections projects, and will use data to inform decision-making. The Strategist will serve as the collections leader for the Arts & Humanities Community of Practice (A&H CoP), a forum of ten A&H librarians who creatively and collaboratively approach shared collections decisions and priorities. S/he will engage with the A&H librarians to build collections in light of policies and activities in outreach, access, metadata creation, rights management, and curation. In addition, the Collections Strategist will have selection responsibilities in general subject resources that broadly serve the Arts & Humanities community's teaching and research. It is expected that the incumbent have a commitment to following trends in library collections, scholarly communications, and research and education in the Arts & Humanities.

Required Qualifications for the position include:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of three years' collection development experience
  • A demonstrated understanding of the literature and information sources used in one or more Arts or Humanities disciplines
  • Potential and enthusiasm for leading change and implementing new services and work methods
  • Evidence of ability to summarize, present and communicate data to diverse audiences
  • A collaborative approach to problem solving and working across organizational boundaries
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience working with vendors and publishers
  • Proven interest and commitment to be engaged in research literature, publishing practices, and emerging trends in areas of the Arts and Humanities.
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with geographically-distributed physical collections with limited accessibility

Preferred

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in the Arts or Humanities or significant experience working with Arts or Humanities collections
  • Demonstrated vendor negotiation skills
  • Grant-writing experience

Salary and Benefits: $54,000 minimum. Actual salary and appointment level 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 January 7, 2015. 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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Institutional Repository Coordinator and Digital Initiatives Coordinator (2 positions), South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

South Dakota State University's Hilton M. Briggs Library welcomes applications for two newly-created positions: Institutional Repository Coordinator and Digital Initiatives Coordinator.

Institutional Repository Coordinator:

Responsibilities:

  • Directing the operations of SDSU's institutional repository
  • Providing the Library and University faculty with information, training, and assistance in depositing materials into the institutional repository
  • Insuring consistency and accuracy of metadata schema
  • Obtaining funding to support institutional repository initiatives
  • Developing strong partnerships

For a summary of the main minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information, questions on the position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Digital Initiatives Coordinator:

Responsibilities:

  • Assuring a pleasing, efficient and effective user experience
  • Identifying and prioritizing of collections
  • Maintaining partnerships and obtaining external funding to support digitization
  • Complying with standards, regulations, and laws
  • Preserving digital objects
  • Growing SDSU's digital collections
  • Providing outreach and communication

For a summary of the main minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information, questions on the position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Access Services and Reference Assistant, Harvard Library, Boston, MA

Access Services and Reference Assistant
Harvard Library
USA - MA - Boston
Library
Part-time
Harvard Library - Access Services, Physical and Life Sciences
053
55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Under direction of the Access Services Manager, this position performs duties of an advanced nature within the Access Services Department to provide access to the Harvard Library collections.   During evenings and weekends, when Access Services are the only public services staff in the building, the Access Services Assistant has on-site responsibility for assuring the smooth functioning of the full range of Circulation and Public Services at the Countway Library and assists with the oversight of the physical facilities during these hours. Assigned hours are Sunday 11:30am-7:30pm, Monday 9am-5pm, and Tuesday 8am-11:30am. Please note that this is a benefited part-time (17.5 hours), two year term appointment and is located in the Longwood Medical Area at 10 Shattuck Street.

  • Circulation: open and close the library; perform tasks associated with the automated circulation system (charge/discharge and renew materials, create holds and recalls); communicate and enforce library policies; collect and maintain departmental statistics; process item deliveries from interlibrary courier; collect fines; and assist patrons in finding materials. 
  • Information Services: provide basic reference and information service at the library's main service desk, including offering assistance and instruction in the use of the Hollis catalog, off-site depository materials, library materials, resources, and equipment and referring complex questions to specialized reference staff.    
  • Resource Sharing: supports Harvard Library resource sharing activities in general - including Scan & Deliver, Interlibrary loan [both borrowing and lending], and Borrow Direct. Working closely with on-site Resource Sharing staff to manage daily workflows and troubleshoot questions. 
  • Library Privileges : grant approved patrons and members of the public access to the library and its collections; create and process patron ID cards.  
  • Course Reserves: assist with the maintenance of the course reserves collection; assist patrons with access to reserves collection;  
  • Library Equipment: maintain supplies in public copiers, scanners and printers; troubleshoot and provide basic maintenance; place service calls.    
  • Physical Facility: monitor physical facility and overall use of the library; initiate calls for building issues and emergencies as needed.  
  • Other Duties and Responsibilities: 
    • Collaborate with other library departments and units on projects and workflows  
    • Participate in the development and implementation of policies and procedures  
    • May be cross-trained to work in Access Services departments at other Harvard Libraries    
    • Ability to work some overtime as needed .  
    • Contribute to the overall goal of the department as appropriate  
    • Participate in library-affiliated discussion and working groups and stay informed of trends in the field  
    • Other projects and duties as assigned  

  • High school diploma or equivalent education or work experience required 
  • Strong public service orientation, with minimum of 3 years of previous library or related customer service work experience required 
  • Demonstrated experience showing attention to detail and excellent organizational skills 
  • Ability to successfully deliver excellent customer service and prioritize service needs in a busy, dynamic public service environment required 
  • Excellent communication skills required both orally and written 
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access required

  • College degree or college-level coursework preferred 
  • Experience with a library management system, especially Ex Libris' Aleph system Experience with PubMed, ISI/Web of Science, HTML/XHTML and MySQL 
  • Sensitivity to working in a diverse user environment 
  • Adaptable and able to adjust to changing workplace needs 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work productively in a team environment, with minimal supervision 
  • Demonstrated experience taking initiative and actively seeking out opportunities to improve services and help colleagues 
  • This position involves frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse. 
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs 
  • Must be able to push and maneuver a loaded book truck weighing up to 80lbs. Requires the ability to bend, stoop, sit and stand for long periods required

Access Services:

Access Services actively supports the teaching and research mission of the Harvard Library by providing circulation, privileges, and other public services as well as operations such as the Harvard Depository, interlibrary loan, and collection management that facilitate virtual and physical access to information resources within and outside the University. Access Services staff members are expected to provide services at the highest level of patron satisfaction while utilizing best practices to meet patron needs. Additionally, Access Services staff members are committed to delivering high-quality customer service and timely access to collections; maintaining the integrity and security of library resources and materials; and accommodating user needs in accordance with the priorities and objectives of the Harvard Library. 

Harvard Library:

In the course of 375 years, Harvard's Library has grown from a single collection of 400 volumes to a 73-unit library system whose holdings include nearly 17 million volumes, more than 21 million digital files, 10 million microforms, 8 million photographs, and an estimated 400 million manuscript items.
 
For additional information visit the Harvard Library web site at: http://lib.harvard.edu/about-us

Criminal, Education, Identity

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.

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Collections Strategist (Arts and Humanities), MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

The MIT Libraries seeks an enthusiastic professional to participate in and lead collection development and management activities across the organization. The ideal candidate will be an adaptive, innovative, and strategic thinker who values collaboration, can successfully manage projects, and who has experience with research collections in the Arts & Humanities. The Arts & Humanities at MIT are vibrant and interdisciplinary, and play a crucial role in an MIT education.

The Collections Strategist will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of strategists that provides holistic strategy and direction in collection development and management within the Libraries. S/he will take a leadership role in developing and managing collections projects, and will use data to inform decision-making. The Strategist will serve as the collections leader for the Arts & Humanities Community of Practice (A&H CoP), a forum of ten A&H librarians who creatively and collaboratively approach shared collections decisions and priorities. S/he will engage with the A&H librarians to build collections in light of policies and activities in outreach, access, metadata creation, rights management, and curation. In addition, the Collections Strategist will have selection responsibilities in general subject resources that broadly serve the Arts &Humanities community's teaching and research. It is expected that the incumbent have a commitment to following trends in library collections, scholarly communications, and research and education in the Arts & Humanities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS for the position include: 

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of three years' collection development experience
  • A demonstrated understanding of the literature and information sources used in one or more Arts or Humanities disciplines
  • Potential and enthusiasm for leading change and implementing new services and work methods
  • Evidence of ability to summarize, present and communicate data to diverse audiences
  • A collaborative approach to problem solving and working across organizational boundaries
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience working with vendors and publishers
  • Proven interest and commitment to be engaged in research literature, publishing practices, and emerging trends in areas of the Arts and Humanities.
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with geographically-distributed physical collections with limited accessibility

Preferred

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in the Arts or Humanities or significant experience working with Arts or Humanities collections
  • Demonstrated vendor negotiation skills
  • Grant-writing experience

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $54,000 minimum. Actual salary and appointment level 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 January 7, 2015.  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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Metadata Librarian, College of Charleston Libraries, Charleston, SC

The College of Charleston Libraries seek a metadata librarian, a faculty member in the Technical Services Department, to work in a team-based environment to coordinate the creation, maintenance, and enrichment of metadata representing the college's physical and digital collections.  The Metadata Librarian will be responsible for original cataloging of materials in multiple formats (textual, media, and digital).  Reporting to the Head of Cataloging, the Metadata Librarian will work with colleagues in the Technical Services Department, subject specialists, and digital library developers to define departmental strategies for MARC and non-MARC metadata creation.  He/She will play a critical role in harmonizing the College's descriptive metadata practices to maximize discovery.

This is a full-time faculty position starting July 1, 2015.  As members of the College's tenure-track faculty, librarians are expected to contribute significantly to the profession.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Metadata 65%

  • Collaborates closely with the Head of Cataloging and the Assistant Dean of Technical Services on cataloging and metadata issues related to the integrated library system (ILS) and other systems; works to organize, manage and evaluate outsourced cataloging
  • Works closely with Technical Services colleagues to establish cataloging priorities, including determining appropriate levels of description for materials and developing and implementing metadata standards and best practices for cataloging
  • Following international, national, and local standards and best practices, creates and edits bibliographic records in the OCLC Worldcat database using OCLC Connexion software
  • Performs original and complex adaptive cataloging and creates metadata for materials in multiple languages and formats
  • Provides staff training in OCLC Connexion and in MARC and non-MARC metadata creation and assists in other departmental training initiatives

Institutional Repository 15%

  • Assists in establishing the metadata requirements for the College's institutional repository and manages the ingestion and description of material into the repository

Authority Control 10%

  • Assists in the completion of authority work and the management of the Library's authority history files

Library and College Affairs 10%

  • Serves as library liaison to academic departments
  • Undertakes research and/or professional development related to professional and scholarly interests
  • Serves on library, College and professional committees, elected and assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited MLIS or MLS program
  • Experience in professional metadata creation in an academic or research library or equivalent professional venue (e.g. museum, grant project, historical society)
  • Knowledge of current standards, such as AACR2, RDA, LC classifications, LCSH, DACS, etc.
  • Knowledge of XML-based standards (e.g. Dublin Core, EAD, MODS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of semantic web, RDF, and linked data
  • Original cataloging experience in multiple formats using OCLC Connexion
  • Ability to design and/or adapt XML schemas, XSLT stylesheets, and RDF ontologies for digital projects
  • Demonstrated experience solving complex cataloging/technical services problems
  • Demonstrated day-to-day technical services, cataloging and metadata creation/management operations experience
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, complex and rapidly evolving environment and to learn new technologies and adapt to changes in the profession
  • Knowledge of trends and issues in academic libraries, scholarly communications, higher education, and publishing
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented with outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in developing architecture for managing and integrating heterogeneous metadata, including MARC and non-MARC formats to facilitate interoperable discovery across system
  • Experience in cataloging media
  • Experience with scripting languages, especially related to metadata manipulation
  • Experience developing metadata crosswalks
  • Demonstrated project management and successful supervisory experience
  • Experience with Innovative Interfaces software

About the College of Charleston and the Libraries

Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina. The College of Charleston serves approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate/certificate seeking students with more than 100 majors and minors. In 2012, Charleston was ranked #1 City in the World by Condé Nast Traveler and 5th among U.S. mid-sized cities for jobs by Forbes Magazine.

The College of Charleston Libraries are comprised of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, the John Rivers Communications Museum, the Marine Resources Library, and the North Campus Library. The combined annual budgets exceed $5.6 million with a staff of 25 librarians and archivists, 28 full-time employees, and 35 student and temporary employees.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

To Apply

Applications must include cover letter, vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.  Please apply online at https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/3508. Review of applications will commence on Jan. 30, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Martha Stackel, Head of Cataloging and search committee chair at stackelm@cofc.edu. Official transcripts and background checks will be required for hiring.

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Associate Director for Consortial Library Systems, Five Colleges of Ohio

The Five Colleges of Ohio (a consortium of The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, and Ohio Wesleyan University) seeks dynamic, engaged, creative applicants for the position of Associate Director for Consortial Library Systems.

The successful candidate will provide leadership in the area of library information technology, build consensus among various constituents in the consortium, investigate and recommend library information technology solutions, and actively participate in the creation of a contemporary, user-centered information environment.

The focus of the position will be the direction of CONSORT library systems used by four of the colleges (Oberlin excluded). The Associate Director will play an important role in the provision of training and development for our library staffs and in the growing library systems collaborations among all five colleges.

For more information or to apply visit: http://employment2.kenyon.edu/postings/1893

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Technician, Digital Initiatives/University Libraries, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Under the supervision of the Digital Initiatives Librarian, assist the University Library's Digital Initiatives Unit with the evaluation and uploading of content to the University's institutional repository and similar digital collections management systems, and with the implementation of the University's Open Access Policy. Facilitate access to digital collections through digitization and metadata creation. Position is full-time, permanent, calendar year. Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for job posting # (6001680). Please attach 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter, (#2) Resume to include the names and contact information for 3 references. Applications will close December 20, 2014. Only online applications will be accepted. The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups members are encouraged to apply.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

Southern New Hampshire University's (SNHU) Shapiro Library seeks a dynamic and student oriented librarian to join our team as the Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Dean of the University Library, this position provides leadership in all aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources such as managing the purchasing, licensing/negotiations, assessment, and support of ongoing access to electronic information resources acquired by Shapiro Library.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Serves as contract initiator for materials purchased from Shapiro Library's electronic resources budget
  • Negotiates with vendors and content providers in line with University policy and administers new and existing licenses for electronic products, assists with license interpretation and consults with University Legal Counsel to resolve license and contract issues
  • Responsible for researching license agreements in order to place new subscription orders, developing and maintaining guidelines for standard licensing terms, monitoring subscriptions in relationship to existing license expirations and renewals, registration and activation of electronic subscriptions, and troubleshooting electronic information resource access problems reported by patrons and other library staff
  • Provides relevant statistical data and metrics, including usage and cost analysis, to support collection analysis and development decisions
  • Provides leadership in managing access and maintaining accurate information about electronic resources
  • Applies knowledge of copyright and intellectual properties principles to ensure that rights of library users are protected
  • Establishes and maintains effective workflows with cataloging and acquisitions staff for all electronic resources and streaming media requests from faculty
  • Maintains accurate, timely holdings data in the library's knowledge bases and other systems
  • Develops user guides and training materials
  • Plays a key role in the process of identifying and managing the next generation of discovery tools
  • Maintains successful vendor/publisher relations and monitors and evaluates their services
  • Stays abreast of innovations and best practices in electronic resources management
  • Provides reference, research assistance, and instruction services to the entire university community
  • Acts as a library liaison to the School of Business
  • Collaborates with other librarians to explore, develop, and promote the use of emerging technologies
  • Assists in the development and documentation of library policies and procedures
  • Participates in collection development activities
  • Assists in the development of library programs and services that support and enrich the communities we serve
  • Serves as a backup for other library personnel in their absence

The successful applicant must have:

  • A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program
  • At least two years of experience that includes electronic resources management, reference service, and bibliographic instruction in an academic library
  • Experience with licensing and negotiating contracts with library vendors
  • A thorough understanding of continuing resources, including awareness of issues of vendors, packages, aggregators, platforms, licensing, pricing models, and financial and statistical management needs
  • Experience managing statistical data and generating reports
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using LibGuides, Microsoft Office applications, EZproxy and SUMMON
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated professional behavior and excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and problem solve creatively

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/xsb2hff

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Library Services Specialist, Worcester Academy, Worcester, MA

Employment Category: Temporary (January - June 2014)

Reports to: Director of Library Services

Exempt/Non-exempt: Non-Exempt

Schedule: 20 hours per week (4-hour shifts, 7:30 am - 11:30 am, M-F. one or two PM shifts of 2:00 pm-6:00 pm, M-F as needed)

Benefits Eligible: No

Worcester Academy is currently seeking an enthusiastic and customer service oriented Library Service Specialist to temporarily support our school library that serves 660 independent school students in grades 6-12. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing assistance to students and employees with circulation and reference materials as well as providing technical services.

Successful candidates must have strong organizational skills, and the ability to tend to many different tasks and duties simultaneously. A pleasant demeanor, demonstrated sense of professionalism and high ethical standards, and ability to maintain strict productive working relationships are also required of the final candidate. The school is seeking a qualified candidate who has a sense of humor, flexibility, collegiality, and possess strengths in both a collaborative team environment and independent workplace.

The hired candidate must possess 1-2 years work experience in an academic library environment preferred. MLS or MLS candidates are preferred; a bachelor's degree is required, preferably in a related field. This position requires seasoned experience with technology and database systems. Proficient knowledge of MS Word, spreadsheets and/or Google Apps is also required. Interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter including salary requirements and resume via email to jobs@worcesteracademy.org.

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Library Technician I, River Valley Community College, Claremont, NH

Immediate opening for a part-time (up to 25 hours per week) Library Technician I (Position Number R2R00015) on first shift to assist library patrons with access to information services and to provide library support services. This position is located at River Valley Community College. Minimum of an Associate's degree from a recognized college or technical institute with 16 credits in library science or computer science. Each additional year of formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience. One year of experience in library support services. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.  Salary range $14.46-$16.71 per hour.

Please send CCSNH application, résumé and transcripts to:

Human Resources Department
River Valley Community College
One College Place
Claremont, NH 03743

Closing Date: Position closes December 19, 2014

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Associate University Librarian for Planning, Administration & Personnel, University of Hawaii at Mānoa Library, Honolulu, HI

Position Number: 0089078
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins December 19, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
To begin approximately January 2015, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by December 19, 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the University Librarian, the Associate University Librarian (AUL) manages library-wide long range strategic planning and policy development processes in accomplishing the Library's mission to support the academic endeavors of the University. This position administers the planning efforts, budgeting process and personnel system for Library Services.

  • Provides leadership in program evaluation, budget and policy formulation, and human resources planning.
  • Acts on behalf of the University Librarian in his/her absence
  • Is a member of the Library Administrative group and participates in overall policy development.
  • Coordinates and integrates the University Library's strategic long range program planning with University and Manoa campus strategic objectives, including:
    • budget projection and analyses
    • budget preparation
    • human resource planning and development
    • long-range space projection and building planning activities
  • Directs activities of the Library Services personnel management program for 137 FTE (70.5 permanent BOR and 66.5 permanent Civil Service positions), and 11 FTE in temporary BOR positions, including supervision of such activities as:
    • administration of academic promotion and tenure procedures
    • staff planning, recruitment, interviewing, placement, EEO/AA review
    • salary recommendation, contract administration
    • counseling, staff development and training, and removal procedures
  • Oversees the Library's Fiscal Office and Fund Accounting program which is responsible for the Library's $16 million plus budget (general, special and other funds).
  • Works with the Assistant University Librarian and all library department heads in order to carry out administrative functions and coordinate planning and development efforts.
  • Directs the initiation, planning, coordination and implementation of Library-wide projects including preparation of grant requests, preparation of legislative testimony, and conduct of self-studies and leadership of special focus task forces.
  • Serves as the Library's representative to the university in the absence of the University Librarian.
  • Maintains contacts with University's personnel officials and administrators.
  • Maintains contact with counterpart administrators at state and national levels regarding planning, budgeting, personnel and management.
  • Attends regional and national meetings of library management associations such as LAMA (Library Administration and Management Association) to maintain knowledge of trends and best practices in library administration.
  • Participates as a member of the Library's administrative leadership team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including Acting University Librarian as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Library Science, Information Science, or equivalent and second master's degree.
  • Eight (8) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in an academic library, including experience in library wide program planning, human resources administration and budget development.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing organizational change.
  • Must have attained the rank of Librarian IV (B4) or comparable experience prior to appointment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and current trends in library management and organizational development.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Thorough understanding of current issues facing research libraries including the changes in scholarly communication.
  • Ability to be flexible and creative in accomplishing library objectives.

Desirable Qualifications

  • MBA, MHRD, Master's in Education Administration or related field.
  • At least 5-10 years of experience in leading a research library administrative division or equivalent experience in another University setting.
  • Previous experience working in institutions with faculty status for librarians.
  • Previous experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Knowledge of online fiscal and human resources systems.
  • Knowledge of use and application of statistics for administrative work.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire).

Address to: HR Specialist, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207

http://library.manoa.hawaii.edu/about/jobs.html#aul

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Contractor- Digital Repository Assistant, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA

Company Description:

Framingham State University, located just 20 miles west of Boston, is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution offering 30 undergraduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, and professional fields. More than 6,000 students attend Framingham State, including about 2,000 graduate students. Framingham State University offers graduate degrees in 28 fields, including an extensive graduate program for teachers at international schools. The University takes pride in its 36,000 alumni, most of whom live and work in Massachusetts. The University is just the right size - small enough for learning to be personal and collaborative, yet large and diverse enough to broaden students' understanding of their world. This broadening of perspectives and appreciation of diversity is one of the hallmarks of a first-rate undergraduate education.

Job Description:

The Digital Repository Assistant works under the direction of the Emerging Technologies and Digital Repository Librarian to acquire and process digital research assets, deposit digital objects into the Repository, train student employees to scan and do basic data entry, evaluate the display of objects in the Repository, and assist with scholarly communication, preservation, and social media activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with acquiring objects and processing digital research assets.
  • Assists in training student employees on scanning and basic data entry.
  • Assists with depositing digital objects into the Repository.
  • Provides training for staff on the repository.
  • Assist with evaluating the display of objects in the Repository.
  • Assists with scholarly communication, preservation, and social media activities.
  • Works on other projects under the direction of the Repository manager.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Up to two years of related experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Experience using productivity software suites
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience with XML and metadata schema

Additional Information:

This is a part-time (15 hours/ week), non-benefited contract position, with an hourly rate of $14.00/ hour.

Framingham State University conducts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as an adult or juvenile on final candidates prior to an offer of employment for all positions. Framingham State University requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude your application from receiving further consideration.

Framingham State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Paper applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. If you need assistance applying online, please click here.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ntws4kt

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Assistant Professor/Metadata Librarian, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Metadata Librarian
Job ID: 11508
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

LaGuardia Community College is seeking a librarian to assist with the planning, implementation and management of metadata creation for College information. The incumbent will be part of the Knowledge Management Team.

The Metadata Librarian will:

  • Develop best practices for the development, use, and reuse of institutional metadata in a college-wide knowledge management project
  • Harvest metadata using various software solutions
  • Establish and maintain authority records using appropriate thesauri
  • Conduct user testing and other assessment activities
  • Participate in data sharing, digital collaboration, project management, workflow development.
  • Identify ways to incorporate the College's Institutional Archives into the College's Knowledge Management project.

Other duties will include teaching in the Library's instruction program and participation in the library's Reference services programs. The metadata librarian will also serve on Departmental committees and contribute to College initiatives.  This is a tenure track position.

LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit  www.laguardia.edu to learn more.

Qualifications

MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and a second subject Masters or Doctoral degree required for Assistant Professor position.  Two years of experience working with metadata, preferably in an academic setting.  Experience and working knowledge of MARC, AACR2, and XML; experience with metadata standards such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS, and RDA.  Also required is an ability to work in a collaborative team environment; ability to work autonomously; strong oral and written communication skills.

Compensation

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

How to Apply

From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information.  If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests and the names, addresses and contact information of three professional references.

Applications should be submitted on-line as follows:

  1. Log in to CUNY Portal at www.cuny.edu
  2. Navigate to Careers at CUNY located on the left sidebar
  3. Search by Job Opening ID number
  4. Click on the Apply Now button

Closing Date: 01/13/2015

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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Part-time Library Professional (2 openings), Newbury College, Brookline, MA

Newbury is an undergraduate college that integrates career education with the study of liberal arts.  We endeavor to graduate students who are professionally competent, ethically aware, socially responsible, and prepared for lifelong learning. The College features small classes and is seeking faculty and staff members who have a proven commitment to higher education. Newbury's campus is nestled in a desirable city neighborhood just minutes away from downtown Boston's educational, cultural and social attractions.

Newbury College strives to create a welcoming and supportive environment for our community. We are committed to the development of our faculty and staff and acknowledge that you are critical to our students' success and the delivery of our mission.

Overview:  Newbury College is looking for a part-time Library Professional with strong technology and reference skills.  Candidates should be advocates for the utilization of online resources and mobile technologies for educational purposes. This person will utilize and support emerging library technologies. This person will also play a key role in educating our patrons in the utilization of library and web technology, will interact with students, faculty and staff on campus and online and provide reference and instruction sessions. A flexible schedule is preferred, as individual may be asked to work evenings and weekends. 

Requirements:  Candidates must have a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and at 1- 2 years of experience in an academic library. 

To Apply:  Send a letter of application and curriculum vita to Human Resources via email at adowning@newbury.edu.  Newbury College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Assistant Librarian for Instruction Services and Assistant Librarian for Access and Outreach Services, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY

Mount Saint Mary College seeks two innovative and self-motivated individuals to join a collaborative and collegial team of library faculty and support staff committed to the continuous improvement of library resources and services. 

Assistant Librarian for Instruction Services

Coordinates all course-related information literacy instruction, primarily for upper division courses and in the major, within a strong and growing instruction program.  Serves as liaison to online learning programs with responsibility for developing and delivering library services that support distance learning and teaching.  Coordinates reference service, including hiring and training both part-time reference librarians and peer reference assistants.  Seeks and implements innovations in and also assesses quality and effectiveness of reference services. Develops and maintains web pages that support instruction and reference.  Works closely with classroom faculty to promote instruction and reference service.  As liaison to designated academic programs, teaches information literacy sessions, selects library materials, and conducts research consultations within these disciplines.  Serves as instruction team member in the First Year Experience program.  Acts as primary copyright expert within the library.  Coordinates and assesses research consultation services.  Collaborates with the Writing Center on initiatives, programs, and services of mutual interest.

Assistant Librarian for Access and Outreach Services

Leads a staff of three in the delivery of front-line library services: circulation, interlibrary loan, course reserves, stacks maintenance, and work/study student management.  Sets policy for, implements innovations in, and assesses the quality and effectiveness of all access services areas.  Mediates difficult circulation problems with library users.  Develops and maintains web pages that support access services.  Promotes and publicizes library resources, services, and events through the library web page, social media, digital signage, email, and print.  Creates marketing materials independently and in conjunction with the MSMC Marketing Department.  Collaborates with faculty and staff across campus and within the library to plan and carry out diverse events relevant to MSMC academic programs.  Coordinates the library's overall web site and social media efforts, as well as its digital signage and room reservations systems.  Conducts website usability testing.  As liaison to designated academic programs, teaches information literacy sessions, selects library materials, and conducts research consultations within these disciplines.  Serves as instruction team member in First Year Experience program.  Provides general reference service.  Collaborates with Residence Life on educational and cultural programming.  Works with Admissions, as primary library contact, for open house, library tours, and student/parent orientations.  Responsible for exhibits and displays within the library.  Develops the library schedule each semester.

Appointment

These are 12-month, tenure-track positions, reporting to the Director of the Library.  To earn promotion and tenure, library faculty must meet performance expectations for teaching effectiveness, research and scholarship, and service to college and community.

Review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.  For more information about the positions and the application process, please visit Jobs at the Library on the Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center website.

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Data Curation Specialist (2 positions), Research Data Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Positions Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. These are 12 month, 100% time Academic Professional positions with the new Research Data Service program headquartered at the University Library.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Research Data Service seeks innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals for two Data Curation Specialist positions. The candidates will advance the campus' Research Data Service program (http://researchdataservice.illinois.edu) by directly partnering with researchers and units to manage, curate, publish, and archive research data. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in enabling world-class, data-driven research.

Specific areas of activity include but are not limited to:

  • Advise and assist researchers in adoption and adaptation of best practices for the management of research data;
  • Utilize experience working with different qualitative and quantitative data types and formats including numeric, geospatial, image, and video, etc. to effectively steward data;
  • Advise and assist in development of workflows for the creation of metadata and provenance information for datasets from a variety of campus research efforts;
  • Perform format assessment and migration support;
  • Provide expert analysis of technical requirements; identify and recommend potential software and tools for data re-use, management, and curation;
  • Assist researchers in preparation and deposition of datasets into institutional or discipline-specific repositories

The positions will require the ability to identify and prioritize needs, establish protocols, and creatively problem-solve both independently and as part of a team.  The candidates will play an important role in the campus' new Research Data Service at the University Library by interfacing with campus researchers, data service librarians, and the Research Data Service group.  This will include participating in continued planning and development of campus-wide services, tools, and infrastructure for research data as well as applying information science curation, preservation, and archiving principles.

Environment: Headquartered in the University Library, the Research Data Service is a partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Library, GSLIS, CITES, and NCSA.  The service provides the Illinois Research Community with the expertise, tools, and infrastructure necessary to manage and steward research data.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years' experience working in an academic research environment OR an advanced degree in an informatics-oriented or research-oriented discipline
  • Data management experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with researchers from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once, to set priorities, meet deadlines, and work in teams

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in an informatics-oriented or research-oriented discipline
  • Two or more years of professional experience managing research data including compliance with funding agency requirements
  • Familiarity with database or repository structure and development
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and vet resources and tools for data sharing, analysis, and archiving

Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience.

Terms of Appointment: 100% time. Twelve-month appointment; 24 annual vacation days; 11 annual paid holidays; 12 annual sick-leave days (cumulative), plus an additional 13 sick-leave days (non-cumulative) available, if needed, each year; health insurance requiring a small co-payment is provided to employee (with the option to purchase coverage for spouse and dependents); required participation in State Universities Retirement System (SURS) (8% of annual salary is withheld and is refundable upon termination), with several options for participation in additional retirement plans; newly-hired employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social Security and are subject to its deduction.

Campus & Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu. The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html or http://www.ccchamber.org/.

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

Deadline: in order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 8, 2014.

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

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Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics Librarian and Head, Mathematics Research Library, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

The Libraries

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 8 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

The Mathematics Research Library

The Mathematics Research Library is one of eight branch libraries on the Seattle campus. The Mathematics Research Library provides virtual and on-site research support and access to materials in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, and Statistics. The Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics Librarian and Head, Mathematics Research Library reports to the Acting Head, Branch Libraries and is a member of the Branch Libraries' management team. 

The Position

The University of Washington Libraries seeks an enthusiastic librarian committed to providing excellent reference services, research consultations, outreach, instruction services, and collection development for the departments of Physics, Astronomy, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics and Statistics. As Head, Mathematics Research Library this position is also responsible for the overall management of the library, its programs and services, for building the collections and for supervising the staff.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Serves as librarian for Astronomy, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics, and is responsible for outreach to students and faculty in these areas, ensuring that they are provided with high quality collection development, reference and research assistance, instruction, and other appropriate services and support as described in the UW Libraries' Subject Librarian Position Description Framework. 
  • Provides leadership and direction for the Mathematics Research Library. Establishes policies, programs and services within the context of the University of Washington Libraries' current priorities, objectives, and user needs. Develops long-range and short-term plans to implement programs and services.
  • Participates in the University Libraries virtual reference service.
  • Participates in the University Libraries' Science Teaching Community.
  • Develops and maintains LibGuide class and research guides and other materials for Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics.
  • Supervises Library Technician Lead and is responsible for smooth operation of the Mathematics Research Library. Contributes to and supports operational success in the unit.
  • Has primary responsibility for creation and maintenance of the Mathematics Research Library web pages.
  • Using the Libraries' Personal Communication Responsibility Guidelines, communicates effectively and positively with coworkers, supervisors and supervisees.
  • Contributes to the development of Libraries policies, programs and services and to the achievement of Libraries objectives.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned; performs other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Minimum of one year of experience working in public services in an academic library.
  • Experience in providing information literacy instruction or other instruction experience.
  • Collection development and management experience in an academic library.
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and cooperation are essential.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students; evidence of strong written and oral communication skills
  • Evidence of initiative and resourcefulness in past professional or academic activities.
  • Evidence of a strong customer service focus and a passion for providing excellent reference and information services to users
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.

Preferred:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or Astronomy. 

Salary

$48,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

Rank:

Position will be at rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.

Benefits:

Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Academic Human Resources Librarian)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all three components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space until interviews are conducted. Then, some application materials will be circulated.

Application Deadline:

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than January 30, 2015.

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

The Mathematics Research Library Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu/math

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee. 

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

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Metadata and Cataloging Services Librarian, Henry Madden Library, California State University, Fresno, CA

The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position for a Metadata and Cataloging Services Librarian. Responsibilities include: Providing leadership and planning for the Metadata and Resource Description Unit. Cataloging includes original, contributed, and copy cataloging of all formats, authority control, database maintenance, and special projects. Develop metadata creation and ingest procedures for the institutional repository (IR). Establish policies; develop procedures; set goals; design and monitor workflow; adopt and implement new technologies. Serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments.

Required: An MLS from an ALA accredited library school/institution (or equivalent). Required experience: cataloging and/or metadata creation using an ILS and a bibliographic utility (such as OCLC); knowledge of institutional repository mechanics, architecture, and metadata creation; knowledge of current cataloging standards; awareness of emerging trends and technologies in resource description; ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin January 5, 2015. Visit http://jobs.fresnostate.edu for more information and complete vacancy announcement. California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Metadata and Cataloging Services Librarian Job Opening

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Technical Services Library/Instructor, East Central University, Ada, OK

Technical Services Librarian/Instructor/non-tenure track/12 month.  Available immediately.  ECU is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty-three undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences; and ten master's degrees in education, human resources, and psychology. ECU's 4,600 students come from 32 countries and 28 different states.  About 65% of the 172 faculty hold doctorates.

Duties: responsible for cataloging, government documents, and systems; shared reference and instruction; faculty liaison and collection development in assigned subject areas; supervises one full-time staff member. 

Required Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS; excellent communication skills, strong public service orientation, and technical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  previous cataloging, government documents and/or systems experience preferred, particularly with Innovative Interfaces Inc. products. 

To Apply: Send a letter of application, resume, three references (with names, addresses, phone numbers), *Disclosure Statement, and copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts to:  Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, OK 74820 or via email to es@ecok.edu.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE.

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Life Sciences and Agriculture Librarian (Tenure-Track), University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH

The University of New Hampshire Library seeks a knowledgeable and innovative subject specialist librarian to support instruction and research for the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA).  With a focus on public service, the Life Sciences and Agriculture Librarian serves as liaison to Biological Sciences; Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences; and Natural Resources & the Environment. The incumbent has primary responsibility for the proactive development and delivery of responsive reference, research, and instructional support, and the development and management of library collections, working with COLSA faculty, Collections Management Librarian, and other liaison librarians.  UNH is a public land-, sea-, and space-grant institution with emphases on undergraduate and graduate research.

Working independently as well as collaboratively, the Life Sciences and Agriculture Librarian will advocate for and lead library efforts supporting the assigned liaison areas through the library's newly-created Natural Sciences Resource Center.  Reporting to the Dean of the University Library through the Library Department Chair, the position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position; the successful candidate will be expected to meet University reappointment, promotion, and tenure requirements.

Required qualifications are an ALA-accredited Masters degree in library and information science with a second advanced degree in a relevant subject area and a minimum 2 years of experience; may include combination of library experience, teaching, and scientific research. We are seeking candidates with excellent analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills, knowledge of scientific communication and the research process, commitment to excellent library service for all levels of research and education, and flexibility and ability to enjoy working with learners of varying backgrounds, including the general public.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

For a full job description and application process please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/ Applications will be reviewed starting Dec. 15, 2014, open until filled.

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Care Management and Population Health Librarian, Health Sciences Library, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

The Libraries

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 8 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

Health Sciences Library

Our Health Sciences Library has an outstanding opportunity for a Care Management and Population Health Librarian to develop a responsive way of supporting the residents, faculty, and administrators working on transforming UW into an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and improving graduate medical education (GME) training models. With our medical director for care management, DC Dugdale, M.D., who is taking the lead for UW Medicine, the Accountable Care Act is creating new models for healthcare delivery systems, and demands for increased accountability, quality and safety. This position will work closely with the Associate Director for Administration & Liaison Services to develop a systematic plan to integrate knowledge resources, tools, and librarian services into GME and ACO efforts at the University of Washington. Integration into the healthcare delivery system and residents' clinical experience activities will be a primary objective of this position. Based in Seattle, WA, this position will interact with clinical librarians at other institutions and serve as a contact person for UW Medical Center. UW Medical Center is part of the UW Medicine health system, which also includes Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

General Position Description

The Care Management and Population Health Librarian (CMPHL) works to identify and develop new and existing opportunities to partner with the diverse clinical community across the UW hospital system, whose mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. This newly created position will help advance UW Medicine's efforts as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Reporting to the Associate Director for Administration & Liaison Services, the primary duty of the Care Management and Population Health Librarian is to engage the clinical enterprise in knowledge-based care and provide the latest evidence-based integrated support for library and partner initiatives within the UW hospitals and clinics. This position will work to identify new roles for the library within the realms of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), patient safety, team-based care, LEAN processes, and performance management in the clinical setting. Additionally, this role will work closely with other members of the Public & Research Services team to maximize cross collaboration between clinical and educational initiatives taking place within the six UW health science schools.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

In working with University of Washington Medical Center, the CMPHL identifies partnerships, new roles and opportunities for librarians within care management and the clinical enterprise; collaboratively works with colleagues to develop tools and strategies that assist UWMC administrators move the system to an accountable care organization (ACO) framework; develops expertise on programs like the Affordable Care Act and identifies how changes may impact library collections and services; working with the Clinical Librarian at UWMC, identifies unique needs of patients and clinicians in the primary care setting and develops resources focused on preventive medicine and chronic care; identifies and serves on various hospital committees related to initiatives such as developing LEAN processes, patient safety, guideline development, and similar topics; provides research assistance in the development of hospital policies, guidelines of care, and process improvement initiatives; provides curricular support for Graduate Medical Education; develops tools to assess and respond to the various needs of practicing clinicians to improve patient outcomes and hospital processes; works with various stakeholder groups including physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, students and administrators to provide evidence-based patient care in the inpatient and outpatient setting; and serves as the primary contact and support person for clinical personnel regarding HSL services.

In serving as a Liaison, the CMPHL provides comprehensive reference services in response to requests for information on relevant health subjects; responds to e-mail, telephone, or in-person requests from staff, using the full spectrum of print and electronic library resources and facilities available; serves as the liaison to the Graduate Medical Education program; works collaboratively on difficult information requests; prepares literature searches and bibliographies on requested topics; provides instruction in the use of print and electronic resources, bibliographic management software, and UW Libraries and WWAMI resources; provides back up support for the curriculum, including IPE; assists in class instruction program in designing and writing training plans and class manuals and in hands-on instruction; evaluates electronic resources pertinent to the Library's programs; serves on the collection development team; and develops and maintains Website/Intranet content using a content management system; as well as maintains and develops LibGuides.

As a member of the Public & Research Services team, works within the Public & Research Services unit and Health Sciences Library; identifies goals and develops strategies to meet them; collaborates with other P&RS team members; helps assess services and projects; identifies goals and objectives and develops strategies to meet them; recommends guidelines, policies, and procedures; and shares responsibility for logistics and administrative tasks; contributes towards all narrative reports prepared by the UW Libraries; and performs other duties as necessary.

Qualifications

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Minimum of two years professional work experience in a health sciences library
  • Positive leadership style and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with strategic planning and project management
  • Proven ability to develop and manage complex literature searches
  • Established record of successful partnerships with campus and consortial organizations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based practice and its application within a variety of health science disciplines
  • Familiarity with a variety of point of care tools and other applicable resources to the clinical setting
  • Demonstrated comfort level with new and emerging technologies
  • Ability to work collaboratively and collegially within a team
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and knowledge of trends/best practices to effectively build communication within a team or organization
  • Familiarity or experience with administering or developing performance measurement tools and assessments

Preferred

  • AHIP accreditation
  • Familiarity with the nuances of systematic review or guideline development
  • Demonstrated ability to implement projects outside of the library setting
  • Previous hospital library or clinical care experience
  • Record of involvement in professional organizations and record of scholarly activities

Salary

$50,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.  

Rank

Position will be at rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.  

Benefits

Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.  

Application Process

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space until interviews are conducted. Then, some application materials will be circulated.  

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, January 16, 2015.

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

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.

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

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User Experience Librarian, Assistant or Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Library, Urbana, IL

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

Responsibilities:  The University of Illinois Library's Office of User Services seeks an energetic, creative, and highly collaborative librarian to initiate and coordinate a range of activities to enhance users' interactions with the Library and its resources.  As part of a cross-departmental initiative (including user-facing services and IT personnel), the User Experience (UX) Librarian will investigate, plan, and develop projects to improve user engagement across Library online and physical services.  Working collaboratively to enhance and extend existing expertise within the Library, the UX Librarian will lead efforts to improve the ease of use, visual appeal, adoptability, and desirability of library websites, services, and facilities.

Specific duties include:

  • Coordinate library-wide efforts to design a consistent user experience across physical and online service points;
  • Take a lead role in collaborations with Library IT and other stakeholders in the iterative design and testing of the Library's web presence and online services;
  • Work with the Library Assessment Coordinator, develop ongoing programs for incorporating user input into the design and delivery of library systems and services;
  • Work with library colleagues to synthesize and disseminate findings of usability testing and related user studies throughout the library;
  • Participate in professional development and service activities to increase and spread knowledge about UX in academic libraries;
  • Conduct original research that will shape the user experience field.

Environment:  The University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign is one of the preeminent research libraries in the world. With more than 13 million volumes and significant digital resources, it ranks second in size among academic research libraries in the United States and first among public university libraries in the world. As the intellectual heart of the campus, the Library is committed to maintaining the strongest possible collections and services and engaging in research and development activities in pursuit of the University's mission of teaching, scholarship, and public service. The Library currently employs approximately 90 faculty and 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants.  The Library consists of multiple departmental libraries located across campus, as well as an array of central public, technical, and administrative service units. The Library also encompasses a variety of virtual service points and "embedded librarian" programs.

The UX Librarian will report to the Associate University Librarian for User Services.  As a member of the Office of User Services, he/she will join other faculty and academic professionals with broad responsibilities for coordinating library assessment, information literacy services and instruction, and staff development and training. 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Masters in Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science, Art and Design, or a related field;
  • Knowledge of website design, development, implementation, standards, and accessibility/usability guidelines;
  • Knowledge of information architecture principles;
  • Experience with common web usability testing techniques;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience working in a team environment.

Preferred:

  • 2-3 years relevant professional experience;
  • Demonstrated success applying user experience methodologies such as focus groups and ethnographic research;
  • Experience working in a library or educational environment;
  • Familiarity with web content management systems, APIs, and/or web analytics;
  • Knowledge of interaction design, user interface design, and/or graphic design;
  • Familiarity with various software used for conducting usability testing and analysis;
  • Coursework in user experience research methods;
  • Experience with project management;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Evidence of research, publication and service consonant with university standards for tenure.

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before November 26, 2014

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

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Senior Systems Librarian, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Job Description:

Reporting to the Head of Application Support (Library), the Senior Systems Librarian is a key position with responsibility on providing high-quality, robust systems that facilitate search, discovery, and delivery of library services and resources to the entire Emory university campus. The Senior Systems Librarian is an expert in library systems and works collaboratively with a wide range of libraries and units to support the discoverability of library resources in both the physical and digital realms. The position works as part of a department that provides services to all libraries of Emory University. This enterprise-wide department is a key component of Emory's integrated information technology-library ecosystem. This Senior Systems Librarian position contributes to the continuous improvement, extension, and integration of the Library's various systems and increasingly sophisticated search tools, including the library service platform, integrated library system, discovery layer, website, ERM, knowledge base management, institutional repository, and other digital delivery platforms in support of faculty and student teaching, learning, research and scholarship. Specific duties of the incumbent include the following:

  • Serves as a Systems Librarian for the Emory Libraries including Robert W. Woodruff Library, Woodruff Health Sciences Library, Goizueta Business Library, Oxford College Library, Macmillan Law Library, and Pitts Theology Library. 
  • Pivotal member of the Library Applications Support Team heading up the systems administrative process of an enterprise migration from ILS to LSP (Library Services Platform) infrastructure. 
  • Assists in administrating the core library systems including integrated library system (Ex Libris)/library services platform as well as search and discovery (PRIMO) ensuring successful delivery of integrated services that provide seamless user access to resources in the discovery layer. 
  • Develops and maintains working knowledge of the university's teaching, learning, and research programs and initiatives, and its academic goals and plans, to ensure that search, discovery, and delivery services of the library system meet and anticipate faculty and student needs. 
  • Monitors the market regarding implementation of new and emerging library applications and knowledge systems such as next generation library catalogs, aggregated discovery tools, research and collaboration systems, instructional technology, digital archives, and simulation and presentation tools. 
  • Works with usability specialists to assess user needs and expectations on a regular and ongoing basis to inform the direction of the program and the ongoing development of search, discovery, and delivery services. Works with department and library staff to employ formal usability testing and data analysis to assess the effectiveness of services and technologies. 

To view the full position posting, please visit http://web.library.emory.edu/about/employment/librarian.html

Application Procedures

Applications and nominations for the position are welcome and must be sent to Linda Nodine via email (eul-libjobs@emory.edu). Applications may be submitted as Word or PDF attachments and must include:

  1. letter of application describing qualifications and experience;
  2. current resume/vita detailing education and relevant experience; and
  3. on a separate document list the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references including a current or previous supervisor. 

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Web Services Librarian, University of Alabama Libraries, Tuscaloosa, AL

Responsibilities:

The University of Alabama seeks an energetic, flexible, and innovative applicant for the position of Web Services Librarian to work in a team environment with other library faculty and staff. Reporting to the Head of Web Services, the Web Services Librarian will maintain our discovery system application, and assist in managing, maintaining and extending the University Libraries' web presence. The Web Services Librarian will also work closely with faculty and staff to ensure that content is accessible, accurate, timely, and appropriate.

The Web Services Librarian primary duties:

  • Serve as the primary manager and point of contact for the University Libraries' EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) application and be responsible for coordinating and resolving issues as well as finding, developing, and implementing enhancements.
  • Work with other members of the Web Services Department in the management of our WordPress installations (blogs, library web site, etc.) and other applicable content management systems.
  • Help manage additional web applications and tools that enhance access to collections for University of Alabama patrons, further the Web Services Department's activities, and facilitate the work of library employees, students, faculty, and staff.
  • Engage in development and management work with Drupal, WordPress, and Omeka.
  • Engage in design activity using Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks or similar applications.
  • Assist in web development using HTML, CSS and various JavaScript libraries (Bootstrap, jQuery) as well as PHP and MySQL.
  • Maintain currency with web technologies, software, tools, and solutions and participate in evaluation, assessment, and training efforts.

Qualifications:

Required: A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent degree in a relevant area (Instructional Technology, Information Systems, etc.).

The Web Services Librarian position also requires:

  • Some experience working with discovery applications, content management systems, and database-driven web sites and applications.
  • Demonstrable general web design & development experience using HTML 5 and CSS.
  • Some experience or familiarity with front-end development libraries (Bootstrap, jQuery, etc.) and techniques (AJAX fetching and JSON data arrays).
  • Familiarity with PHP/MySQL or similar web application frameworks.
  • Knowledge of information architecture, taxonomy/ontology creation, and writing content for the web.
  • Knowledge of responsive web design.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Aptitude and desire to learn new technologies.
  • Initiative, flexibility, organization, precision, and excellent problem solving skills are a must.

Preferred:

  • Experience with the EBSCO Discovery Service or other library discovery system(s).
  • One-year experience in a library setting, preferably academic.
  • Knowledge of current web accessibility (ADA/WCAG 2.0+) standards and how these standards affect web design and patron access.
  • Demonstrable experience with WordPress development and design (APIs, management, theming, etc.).
  • Knowledge of HTTP and other communication protocols.
  • Strong interest in emerging technologies, library technology trends, general trends in librarianship and higher education that affect library technology.
  • Working knowledge of XML.
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux variant server environments.

Environment:

The University of Alabama is located in Tuscaloosa, a growing community with a population of 80,000 residents, approximately 45 minutes southwest of Birmingham. The campus is noted for its historical architecture, traditions, and Natural History Museum and unique geographical location. Current enrollment is approximately 36,000 FTE and the university enjoys a positive fiscal climate. The community and surrounding area offer a broad range of cultural and recreational activities. The University Libraries maintains memberships in the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked Information, LYRASIS, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the HATHI Trust, and the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries.  As a U.S. Government Documents Regional Depository, Gorgas Library serves Alabama libraries and the public. The Libraries' homepage may be accessed at http://www.lib.ua.edu.

Salary/Benefits:

Full-time position for non-tenure-earning renewable appointment of up to three years (annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance review, need, and funding). Non-tenure track faculty hold faculty rank. Competitive salary. Excellent benefits. Moving allowance may be available. 

To Apply:

Please apply online at www.jobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, resume, and names, address, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references should be included.

Position open until filled. Applications received by December 1, 2014 will receive full consideration. 

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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Senior Library Specialist (Cataloging and Metadata Services), Brown University Library, Providence, RI

Job Summary

Performs skilled tasks in Technical Services in support of the Library's mission.  Acquires and processes informational materials for the Brown University Library, describes the intellectual content and attributes of the Library's information resources, effectively organizes these resources for best use by specific fields of study and performs functions related to the maintenance of bibliographic, holdings, order, and authority records in the Library's online library system(s).

Work Hours--Mon-Fri  8:30am--5:00pm

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with specific languages and/or subject as required or equivalent experience (reading knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese language)

Relevant work related experience, preferred

Computer skills, ability to use standard computer software packages

Capacity to learn new technologies and systems necessary to effective, continued job performance

Ability to interact favorably with co-workers and library users

Oral and written communication skills

Problem solving

Eyesight which permits close work

Ability to perform detailed work accurately with reasonable speed

Successful completion of a test may be required

Background Check--Criminal

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.  To apply visit:

https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/job/John-D.-Rockefeller,-Jr.-Library/Senior-Library-Specialist_REQ115507

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sexual orientation and/or gender identity, sex, national origin, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Systems and Digital Services Librarian, Tenure-track, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

Job Description:

The library department seeks applications for a full-time tenure track position at the assistant librarian level beginning January, 2015. Reporting to the Library Director, the Systems and Digital Services Librarian administers and maintains Library technology services including the library's website and databases, integrated library system and link resolver (OCLC WorldShare Management Services), LibGuides, and other library services. The position includes close collaboration with the Academic Technology Department and other departments in Academic Affairs, and occasional participation in division-wide projects. This librarian will work with colleagues to integrate and upgrade library systems to improve the user experience; will participate in the library's reference services (including a Sunday shift rotation); and will teach in the library's robust instruction program while serving as a liaison to one or more academic departments. This position is also responsible for monitoring best practices and trends in emerging technologies and will proactively research, recommend, and develop/adapt/implement technologically innovative services to match user needs. This is a 12-month tenure-track position. Librarians are expected to participate on library and university-wide committees, to work effectively in a shared decision-making environment, and to be active professionally.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS.
  • Experience with integrated library systems.
  • Understanding of emerging library technologies and how they serve users.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Web design and standards including CSS, usability testing, and accessibility requirements.
  • Experience providing instruction and reference services.
  • Ability to communicate with multiple constituencies in both technical and non-technical terms.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse population of faculty/staff, students, and colleagues.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to determine effectively the root cause of issues and implement the appropriate solution.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a systems librarian in an academic setting.
  • Experience managing integrated library systems.
  • A demonstrated skillset that includes server-side scripting, SQL, XML, and Oracle, or a demonstrated ability to learn these skills.

Additional Information:

Westfield State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the human resources office at (413) 572-8809.

Application Instructions:

An online application is required. Unofficial transcripts may be required after the initial screening. The successful candidate must submit an official transcript at the time of hire. Interested candidates should electronically attach the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae

NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the application.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until finalists have been selected.

To apply, visit http://westfield.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=54842

Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.

About Westfield State University:

Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. A public teaching institution offering quality programs in the liberal arts and sciences with complementing professional studies curricula, we are grounded in our founding principles of academic excellence and educating all in a diverse and welcoming community.

For the first time, Westfield State University is the only Massachusetts state university to be named as one of the top 50 "Best Colleges for Veterans" as reported in the latest US News & World Report 2015 "Best Colleges" edition. Westfield State continues its trend to lead the Massachusetts state university system in the annual overall rankings for Regional Universities-North, officially ranked 115, up from 123 last year. Westfield State is the only Massachusetts school public or private in the top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 "Best Online Education Programs" rankings. Westfield State offers six online bachelor's degree completion programs in business management, criminal justice, history, liberal studies, psychology, and sociology.

Westfield State University is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts. The area offers a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life. Hiking, canoeing, and ski areas are minutes away, yet the campus is just a half-hour from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and about two to three hours from Boston and New York City.

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Metadata Librarian, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The George A. Smathers Libraries of the University of Florida is seeking a Metadata Librarian is a new tenure track library faculty position in the Cataloging and Metadata Department at the University of Florida Libraries. The incumbent establishes processes that facilitate user discovery and access to library resources through the application of various metadata standards and best practices. In consultation and collaboration with UF colleagues and project teams, the Metadata Librarian creates and revises metadata at the local and network level for special collections and other material to ensure broad access, promotes the Libraries' holdings, and supports discovery of electronic resources and digitized collections. The Metadata Librarian advises on ontology and metadata schema development within the context of emerging linked data and semantic web applications as well as on metadata and information organization needs. Utilizing batch loading and editing tools, the Metadata Librarian improves access, actionability, and processing of library resources while achieving workflow efficiencies.

As a Cataloging and Metadata Department faculty member, the Metadata Librarian will contribute to local policy and procedure decisions, develop and assess workflows, and seek creative approaches for managing metadata. The Metadata Librarian pursues professional development opportunities and engages in research, publication, and professional association activities to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion. The Smathers Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and, consequently, the Metadata Librarian will be asked to serve on various departmental and library-wide committees and teams. The incumbent will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional association activities, to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Metadata Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities.

The search will remain open until December 14, 2014, and review of applications will begin on November 16, 2014.  Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined on the Position Vacancy Announcement at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

All inquiries and submissions of required application materials should be sent to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu according to the application instructions outlined in the Position Vacancy Announcement.

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Director, Mitchell College of Business Learning Resources Center, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Essential Functions

Administers the Mitchell College of Business Library's services and resources to include: instruction, reference, planning, policies, personnel, collection and resource development, and the daily operation of the Learning Resource Center (LRC).

Provides both on-line and in-person reference service and research support; teaches course related instruction sessions; develops and promotes information literacy instruction related to business research; creates and maintains online research guides and other digital learning products; evaluates and selects electronic resources and participates in overall collection development and serves as the LRC liaison with the University Libraries; supervises staff to include assigning duties, checking work, approving time off, signing timesheets, preparing performance evaluations, and handling disciplinary issues; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required.  

Minimum Requirements

Master's degree in library science from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama and two years of professional experience as a business librarian. An additional advanced degree in a business related discipline, preferably an MBA, is highly preferred. Experience with information technology and library systems is preferred. Evidence of successful supervisory, interpersonal, organization, communication and leadership skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collegially with diverse constituencies including faculty, staff, and students, both in-person and online.

Candidates can view http://www.cityofmobile.org for information about the Mobile area.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

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Librarian, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Our Mission:

As a public community college dedicated to the success of each student, Santa Barbara City College provides students a diverse learning environment that inspires curiosity and discovery, promotes global responsibility, and fosters opportunity for all.

Please apply at https://jobs.sbcc.edu

11/12/14

11/14-R6

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 @ 11:59 PM PST.

Essential Functions of Position:

Commencing Fall 2015, a full-time, tenure-track Librarian position will be available in the Santa Barbara City College Luria Library. We are seeking applicants who can participate in a dynamic team environment dedicated to collaboration, creativity, and innovation. We have a commitment to excellent customer service and student success.

Responsibilities include managing and coordinating the library's online presence, library website and web services, and online resources; daily maintenance and administration of the integrated library system; collaborating with campus technology to maintain technology infrastructure; and helping to create and maintain online instructional tools. Responsibilities also include providing reference services, both face-to-face and virtual, instructing students and faculty in the use of library resources and teaching classes in information competency/library skills, and collection development. Other responsibilities include full participation in departmental responsibilities and college service (such as committee assignments, co-curricular activities).

Additional responsibilities for this position available here.

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate must meet one of these criteria:

  1. Master's degree in library science, or library and information science, OR
  2. Combination of education and other accomplishments that is equivalent to the above. (If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement that presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g., transcripts, publications, and other work products.); OR
  3. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Librarian Credential.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in an academic library, preferably a community college.
  • Demonstrated experience using web development tools (for instance, Linux / Apache / MySQL / PHP / CSS); ability to design and manage websites, conduct usability studies, adhere to web accessibility standards, and create web pages which use responsive design principles.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining blogs, videos, screencasts, and audio podcasts, and other web technologies; experience implementing, integrating and evaluating technologies and services.
  • Experience in selecting and integrating electronic resources for peer review, product trials and selection, and producing reports to monitor usage of digital resources.
  • Experience in administration, support and enhancement of a variety of library technology infrastructure tools and techniques, including an integrated library system, link resolvers, proxy server, and service configurations.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching library research skills and information competency, including using instructional technology and online learning objects for delivery of instruction and interaction with students.
  • Experience in working with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, academic, and disability backgrounds, with a wide variance of information-seeking skills and technological competence.
  • Knowledge of digital repository projects and metadata development and maintenance for local digital collections.
  • Demonstrated skill in using a variety of devices, including mobile platforms, and Window and Mac platforms for multiple applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and collaborate with various departmental service units.

Salary & Personnel Benefits:

The current salary schedule range for a entering tenure-track faculty member is $55,435-$85,364, plus an earned doctoral bonus of $2,771.75. Depending on the entry step, the faculty member increases one step each year and has the potential to reach the current maximum step of $96,656, depending on the educational level attained. Starting salary is commensurate with academic
preparation and full-time related, paid experience. In addition to salary each full-time employee participates in a "cafeteria style" Health & Welfare Benefits Program.

Application Deadline/Screening:

Completed online applications must be submitted by Wednesday, January 14, 2015 @ 11:59 PM PST.

Required Application Documents: (The following required documents must be submitted electronically via the online
application system.)

  1. Online District Application form @ https://jobs.sbcc.edu
  2. Cover letter addressing the applicant's experience and the desirable qualifications listed in this announcement.
  3. CV or Resume.
  4. If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement in the "Applicant Documents" section entitled, "Other". The statement presents the basis for this claim and submits supporting evidence, e.g. transcripts, publications, other products.
  5. Copy of college transcripts.**
  6. A minimum list of three professional references, with contact information, is required on the online application under "Professional References". A maximum of six professional references may be submitted if desired. These references will be contacted if you are selected as a finalist for the position. These references should be able to critically assess your work qualifications and job performance. Preferred references include: current department chair, immediate past department chair, current Dean, immediate past Dean, one current faculty colleague and one current student, or appropriate equivalent references.
  7. Letters of recommendation are not required but are strongly preferred by the committee. You may attach up to three letters of recommendation found under "Applicant Documents" in the field entitled, "Letters of Reference or Confidential Placement File".

**Please scan transcripts & certificates/licenses, if applicable, and submit electronically as attachments to your online application. If you experience technical difficulties attaching your transcripts electronically, please contact Human Resources for instructions. If you do not have a scanner, there are commercial facilities available to assist you with this process. All required documents must be submitted with your electronic application by the application deadline or your application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

**Foreign Transcripts:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from an official USA certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to the online application. For a list of recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation
services, visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this position, a complete online application including all required application documents (listed above) must be submitted via https://jobs.sbcc.edu by the above application deadline (please see above instructions to applicants). It is important that the online District Application form (Item #1 above) be complete and specific to fully indicate education, experience and other qualifications of the applicant. "See Resume" is not acceptable.

You may attach additional supporting material to the online application under "Applicant Documents" section entitled, "Other." If you apply for more than one position, copies of all the required documents must be attached separately for each position. Applications and all documents submitted become the property of SBCC and are retained electronically.

Please Note: You will receive a confirmation number when your application has been successfully submitted online.

Selection Procedure:

Online applications will be initially reviewed by the selection committee, who will recommend candidates for personal interviews at SBCC. A teaching demonstration and in-person interview will be required for selected applicants. After the initial interviews have been conducted, the committee, the Department Chair, and the Dean will recommend the top candidates to the Superintendent/President for a final interview. The successful candidate's name will then be presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.

Please Note: Santa Barbara City College regrets that applicants cannot be reimbursed for expenses related to the application or interview process, including travel expenses.

Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:

If you are selected for an interview and need special services or facilities to participate in the interview, please contact Human Resources. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

General Requirements to be submitted Upon Offer of Employment:

  • Satisfactory results from prescribed job-related medical examination, including recent evidence of freedom from active tuberculosis.
  • Satisfactory fingerprint report.
  • Documentation verifying identity and United States citizenship or authorization that you have the right to work in the United States permanently and do not now or in the future require sponsorship by Santa Barbara City College or other hiring institutions.
  • Official transcripts conferring college degrees indicated on the employment application.

WORKING CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoor instructional laboratory and classroom work environment
Subject to variable work hours
Driving a vehicle to conduct work
Constant interruptions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (with or without provision of responsible accommodation)

Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for an extended period of time.
Communicating and expressing oneself clearly on a variety of topics in conversations with, and presentations to, staff, students, and members of the community.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Reaching, bending and stooping to retrieve materials.
Lifting, carrying materials to and from teaching location.
Pushing, pulling assistive tools for transporting materials.
Regular operation of a computer keyboard, calculator, and other normal office equipment.
Reading a variety of complex materials.
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of Community College Students.
Mobility as required on campus and between locations as able to monitor student activities required.

For all Full Time Faculty openings, deadlines, and link to online application, please visit our website at: https://jobs.sbcc.edu

Santa Barbara City College,
721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581Ext. 2258
Interviews by Invitation Only

SBCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or physical or mental disability, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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Research Data Management Librarian, New York University Libraries, New York, NY

Description:

The New York University Libraries seeks a librarian to plan and develop services to meet scholars' needs for consultation and assistance with research data management. This position works as a member of the NYU Data Services, consulting with faculty, graduate students, and other researchers on data management planning and data curation activities; developing instructional programming and documentation to support scholars in this area; and working with technical colleagues in NYU's IT organization and the Digital Library Technology Services group (which is responsible for the libraries' repository and digitization infrastructures) to adapt, design, and develop tools and repository services for storing and sharing research data. The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear vision of the services, infrastructure, and skills required to provide high quality assistance to our researchers.

Responsibilities:

This new position will play a key role in NYU's mission by establishing strong collaborative relationships with researchers, and developing, delivering, and promoting new services in response to their rapidly expanding needs in data management. The position will be responsible for spearheading the consultation and instructional services in this area by developing a flexible curriculum on data management; meeting with researchers in individual and group settings to consult on projects, planning, and best practices; exploring and piloting base-line services in curation practices and techniques; and creating documentation and guidelines related to scholars' emerging data management needs. Other activities may include ongoing assessment and monitoring of researcher needs, proactive development of knowledge and expertise in data management issues across disciplines and domains, and advising researchers on how to meet the data management and open data requirements of publishers and federal funding agencies. This individual will be central to efforts to design appropriate data repository and storage infrastructure for researchers across the University.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum one graduate degree (master's level or higher) for consideration.  A second graduate degree will be required for tenure review. One of the two graduate degrees must be an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related field, or equivalent education and experience, ideally including a combination of direct research experience and experience in a support role such as in a library, archive, or information technology setting
  • Working knowledge of data management across the research lifecycle, including creating, processing, analysis, preservation, access, and reuse of research data.
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff in a team environment
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to be flexible, creative, and tolerant of ambiguity
  • Candidates should exhibit a strong public service orientation, a high degree of facility with technologies and systems germane to the 21st century library, and be well-versed in the issues surrounding scholarly communications across a variety of disciplines

Preferred:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant subject/field, preferably in the sciences or social sciences
  • Experience working with digital repository or content management systems.
  • Experience creating and implementing targeted outreach programs
  • Experience creating metadata and applying best practices to managed content
  • Experience with grant writing and federal agency policies

New York University Libraries:  

Libraries at New York University serve the school's 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU's vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and "portal campuses" in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.   New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to http://library.nyu.edu/about/Strategic_Plan.pdf 

Salary/Benefits:  Attractive benefits package, including five weeks annual vacation. Salary is commensurate with experience and background.

To Apply:  To ensure consideration, send CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director of Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to jobs@library.nyu.edu. Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.

NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Director of Finance and Administration, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Requisition Number: STFR001874

FT/PT: Full Time

Grade: 13

Northeastern University seeks applications and nominations for an energetic, creative, and self-motivated individual with leadership qualities to join its service-oriented and forward-looking Library team.

The Library's Director of Finance and Administration is a key senior position. It serves as the Library's chief financial officer, with leadership, strategic planning, management, and advisory responsibilities for the areas of finance and budget, facilities planning, construction and maintenance operations, and human resources, and oversees the day-to-day administrative operation of the Library. Reporting directly to the Dean, the Director serves as a member of the Library's senior management team, and as the Library's primary point person for communication with and required reporting to, University Budget, Facilities, and Human Resources offices.

Qualifications:

Required: 

  • A Masters Degree, with MBA, MS in Library Science preferred, with an emphasis on financial and operations management.
  • 5 years related and progressively responsible experience.
  • Mastery of multiple enterprise management systems such as Banner.

Demonstrated:

  • Success managing budgets, personnel, projects, and space planning in a large, complex academic organization. 
  • Success planning and managing complex projects and budgets, and working effectively with campus budget, Facilities, and HR units.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, make reasoned decisions and provide leadership in a consultative and collaborative environment.

Excellent: 

  • Analytical, planning, financial, and project management skills.
  • Oral and written communication, personnel, and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of Excel, enterprise financial, and HR systems.
  • Knowledge of trends in academic library facilities, budgets, and human resources.
  • Ability to quickly learn new financial, HR, project management technologies and understand their implications for work-flow and time management

Must be:

  • Highly organized, motivated and energetic. 
  • A good team builder and project manager.

With the ability to:

  • Direct and work collaboratively with the Library's administrative team 
  • Mentor, support, and develop staff
  • Work with a diverse group within the Libraries and across the University.

Advantages will include:

  • Experience with financial management in an institution using responsibility center management (RCM). 
  • Good working knowledge of Banner Finance, PeopleAdmin, BannerHR, TM1, Cognos, and COEUS.

About applying

Applications received by December 1st, 2014, will receive first consideration, though applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must provide a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references who have supervised their work. References will only be contacted for individuals under serious consideration.

To apply, visit: http://www.northeastern.edu/hrm/careers/index.html, 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 other enquiries, contact the search committee chair, Janet Morrow (j.morrow@neu.edu, tel. (617) 373-4959).

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/542751

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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Reference and Instruction Librarian (part-time), Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA

About Quinsigamond Community College:

QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. QCC offers over 70 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Health Care, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. Additionally, over 137 credit and 300 noncredit courses are offered online, and a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars are available through the Training and Education Center located in downtown Worcester. In addition to the main campus, the College provides additional programs in Southbridge, at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), and at Burncoat High School (Automotive Technology).

Job Description:

General Statement of Responsibilities:

The Part-Time Reference and Instruction Librarian provides reference services and instruction to students, faculty and staff at Alden Library and/or Downtown Library.

Supervision Received:

Reports to the Dean for Library and Academic Support Services or designee

Supervision Exercised:

None

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staffs the reference desk and answers questions in person or via phone, email or chat.
  2. Leads library instruction sessions.
  3. Prepares course-specific materials to support students' research needs.
  4. Keeps reference and instruction statistics as needed.
  5. Assists users in use of equipment and facilities.
  6. Assists full-time librarians on special projects in support of the services of the library.
  7. Actively supports the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; strive to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
  8. Works actively with other areas of the college to ensure a spirit of college wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in an academic institution while advancing a collegial atmosphere of campus collaboration.
  9. Embraces the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
  10. Provides flexible, responsive and high quality service to all, be they students, community, or staff, and continuously assessing processes and procedures and revising accordingly.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master's in Library Science from an American Library Association Accredited Library/Information Science program.
  2. Experience in teaching library orientation and information literacy sessions to individuals and groups.
  3. Experience providing reference service using print and electronic resources.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  5. Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working in a community college library.
  2. Experience creating Libguides or other multimedia reference resources.
  3. Experience with chat reference and social media in library work.
  4. Experience providing reference and instruction for distance education.

Additional Information:

Salary:

MCCC Professional rate of $25.95 per hour. No benefits apply.

Hours:

Afternoon/evening shifts at Downtown Branch library Mondays to Thursdays 4 PM to 8 PM during regular semester. Weekday day and Saturday substitution shifts may also become available.

Application Instructions:

To Apply:

Applicants should visit our website at www.QCC.edu/human-resources for information about our college and must apply online by November 23, 2014. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI/SORI) request. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply. Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity affirmative action college supporting diversity.

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Head, Beinecke Library Digital Services Unit, Yale University Library, New Haven, CT

Rank:  Librarian 2-4

Requisition:  28032BR

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 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.

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Excellent supervisory and strong leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to work with a wide range of digital library standards and practices, such as digitization, digital preservation, standards for media content, metadata, controlled authorities, and user experience.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, especially the ability to devise and achieve agreed-upon completion dates for projects; ability to multitask and keep priorities aligned to objectives; ability to identify and analyze problems in the context of special collections technology initiatives.
  • Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills, especially the ability to convey and explain to non-technical audiences the importance and impact of technology trends and issues relevant to the Yale University Library's operation and mission.
  • Strong commitment to customer service with well-developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated abilities to work collegially with staff, researchers, and colleagues, especially in the context of technology initiatives that are specific to academic libraries and special collections

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.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Familiarity with digital photography and color management. Familiarity with intellectual property rights and Fair Use applied to libraries. Familiarity with one or more major digital content management systems appropriate for repositories.

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.

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library:

The Beinecke Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke Library, consult the library's web site at: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke.

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 28032BR. Please be sure to reference 28032BR 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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Research Librarian (1 yr), MIT Lincoln Laboratory Knowledge Services, Lexington, MA

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Knowledge Services, a sector of the Laboratory's Information Services Department (ISD), invites applications for the position of Research Librarian.  This position provides an opportunity for a service-oriented science and technology librarian to participate in research and information delivery in a complex and dynamic Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC.)  The Research Librarian will participate in the Library's Research and Awareness Services Team through the delivery of research, reference, and mediated search services, collection development, and in library liaison activities.  The position requires an incumbent with curiosity and initiative to explore technological innovations to help improve operations and to contribute to the Library's efforts to become a fully-functional Library of the Future.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide general and specialized research assistance for the sciences, engineering, computer science, and related disciplines
  • Analyze trends in the research programs; keep current with trends in the literature and scholarship of the disciplines themselves, and use this knowledge to build and manage the Libraries' collections and alerts in assigned disciplines
  • Maintain and develop "collaborative" subject pages and alerts to support and enhance staff use/re-use of information resources
  • Contribute to the development of online learning resources and tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution and 3-5 years of professional experience.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with all aspects of Library Science including electronic resources, collaborative technologies, research/reference, acquisitions and collection management, and metadata control.
  • Strong focus in digital librarianship and a technical aptitude are required as is a keen interest and desire to work with the often dynamic and changing special library/information services environment.
  • Teamwork capabilities are required along with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Successful candidates must have the ability to take initiative and to be self-directed and motivated.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills with an aptitude for complex and detailed work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to maintain communication channels with customers, management, and other library personnel in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong service orientation to customers and to co-workers is a must.
  • U.S. citizenship and an ability to acquire a U.S. Department of Defense security clearance are required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a Sci/Tech environment and/or a degree in Engineering or Science.
  • Professional understanding of collaboration technologies, taxonomies, ontologies, content management systems for the delivery of library services.
  • Understanding of collection development practices related to the scientific, technical and report literature.

How to Apply: send cover letter and resume to Seidel@LL.mit.edu

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Instructor (Reference Librarian), Adams Library, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

The James P. Adams Library at Rhode Island College invites applications for the full-time position of Reference Librarian at the rank of Instructor.  This is a three-year limited term position.  The individual will provide reference and research support to students, faculty, staff, and to the wider community and participate in collection development.  The individual will also provide library instruction as needed and serve as a member of the Library Faculty.  This is an anticipated vacancy for Spring 2015 and final appointment is subject to available funding

Required qualifications include:  MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program; a minimum of one year of experience in libraries; knowledge and some experience with electronic information services and library systems and their applications for reference and instruction.

Application deadline:  December 15, 2014.

IMPORTANT: For full job description and application procedures*, see our web site:  https://employment.ric.edu

*Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College's PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution which values and is committed to expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

www.ric.edu

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Library Director, Manchester Community College, Manchester, NH

Manchester Community College is now hiring a full-time (37.5hrs/wk) Library Director.

Compensation: $60,317-$71,329/year

Manchester Community College offers the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Paid time off and Sick days
  • Life Insurance 
  • Retirement
  • Long term disability insurance

Job Description

Scope of Work:  Responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating a comprehensive, state of the art program of library services. Oversees information literacy efforts. Performs administrative, supervisory and instructional duties to ensure learning resource needs of MCC students and faculty; supervises library personnel and coordinates programming to collaborate with the community at large. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at Manchester Community College.

Accountabilities:

  • Provides vision and strategic direction for library services consistent with the College's mission and vision. 
  • Plan and supervise outreach to the students, faculty and staff coordinate and promote comprehensive learning resource support for all curricula areas of the college.
  • Assures that the library's materials, programs, and services meet the evolving needs of the community it serves. Develop new or revise systems, procedures and workflow based on the annual assessment of the effectiveness of library services and resources.
  • Anticipates the evolution of academic programming and ensures appropriate library resources.
  • Assures flexible and equitable access to physical and virtual collections of resources that support and meet the diverse needs of all learners.
  • Engage faculty to assist in developing programs and resources appropriate to the college and local communities; supervise outreach to promote these programs and resources.
  • Participate in the appropriate library consortia to enhance services and resources. Develops contacts, contracts and agreements with external agencies to provide access to externally available databases, learning resources and bibliographical services.
  • Oversees the integration of current technologies in all library services and resources.
  • Develops and supervises the budget to ensure consistency with the library's strategic plan and annual assessment activities. 
  • Maintains and enhances the library website.
  • Stays current with new professional techniques and current trends in library services and resources.
  • Seeks additional funding sources for library services and resources through grants, donations, etc.
  • Supervises library professional and student staff.
  • Conducts formal and informal instruction in the area of research format and research procedures. 
  • Integrates American Library Association standards wherever possible.
  • Participates in various staff development activities and professional organizations; attends conferences and workshops in order to remain current within the profession. 
  • Complies with all college, system, state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major study in Library Science, from an ALA accredited institution, including coursework in Educational Media and Technology. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience: Four years' experience in professional library work in a higher education institution. 

Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency with managing and using LibGuides.

Recommended Work Traits: Knowledge of modern library organization, procedure, policy, aims and services. Knowledge of up-to-date applications of information technology. Skill in developing and monitoring library automation and library information systems. Ability to coordinate workflow within the library, and to train and supervise library staff. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with subordinates, professional and non-professional employees as well as with the student body. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the college's appointing authority.

Disclaimer Statement: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.

How to Apply:

Please note: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

  1. Go to: http://www.mccnh.edu/about/career-opportunities
  2. Fill out an application
  3. Submit application along with cover letter, resume, references and copies of unofficial transcripts to: mcchr@ccsnh.edu
  4. Please put the following position # on application: M1R00058

Manchester Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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Systems Librarian, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

Bridgewater State University is seeking applicants for the position of Systems Librarian.

The Systems Librarian works collaboratively with others to identify, develop, deploy, and manage new and existing technologies (hardware, software, virtual and cloud-based) to support library services, teaching and learning. The Systems Librarian is creative, progressive, service-oriented professional with strong commitment to problem-solving, training, and developing accurate documentation.

Responsibilities:

  1. Administers the integrated library system (Voyager from Ex Libris), which includes but is not limited to planning for upgrades, implementing upgrades, quality control, client troubleshooting, developing customizations, patron record loads, liaises with vendor. 
  2. Provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library hardware and software solutions and standards. Liaises with the Information Technology division. 
  3. Develops, establishes and oversees procedures and work standards for maintenance, troubleshooting, problem reporting and tracking. Collaborates with Information Technology division as needed. 
  4. Administers a variety of virtual and physical environments, including but not limited to proxy server, storage server(s), and production server(s), in collaboration with other librarians and the Information Technology division. 
  5. Participates in the design, coordination, and support of statistical and managerial reports to support assessment of services and resources. 
  6. Keeps current with developments in technologies; researches and tests their value and use; investigates and recommends for use or purchase technologies to augment library services, teaching and learning, and research support. 
  7. Provides oversight and long-range planning for library application software and systems. 
  8. Works collaboratively with others on systems-related, technology-related, and digitally-based projects. 
  9. Advises on and implements training for librarians and library staff on appropriate library applications and technologies. 
  10. Provides written reports, analyses, and documentation for the library systems. 
  11. Maintains broad knowledge of operating systems, programming languages, and software. 
  12. Attends, actively participates and works with librarians and library staff to enable library systems support. 
  13. May lead technology-related groups and/or actively participate as a systems representative to library and campus committees and groups. 
  14. Serves as a subject liaison to one or more academic programs, centers, or departments. 
  15. Represents the library on campus-, regional-, and statewide committees. 
  16. Serves as a member of the professional staff and carries out other tasks in the library as time and schedule permit, including attending staff meetings and participating on committees. 
  17. Engages in scholarly pursuits and other professional activities in accordance with the MSCA contract guidelines for promotion and tenure.

Required qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited program.
  2. Three (3) years professional experience with library systems, network administration, academic technology, and new technology development at an academic institution, large public library, or special library. 
  3. Experience using a wide variety of platforms, applications, hardware, and programming languages. 
  4. Facility to work with others collaboratively or to work independently as required or needed. 
  5. Ability to think and work strategically, set priorities, and adapt quickly to changing environmental needs. 
  6. Strong problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Second master's degree in a related discipline. 
  2. Demonstrated experience using the Ex Libris Voyager system. 
  3. Experience managing, implementing or integrating link resolvers and ILS data. 
  4. Second language facility. 
  5. Demonstrated scholarly activity or progress.

To view a full description of the position and application instructions please go to:jobs.bridgew.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56694.

To learn about Bridgewater State University: http://www.bridgew.edu/the-university.

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Resource Sharing Temp Assistant, Resource Sharing Unit, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

The Resource Sharing service allows reciprocal borrowers, academic and public libraries, and private institutions access to materials held in the MIT Libraries' collections in print or digital format. The service allows members of the MIT community to access materials not held in the MIT Libraries' collections in print or digital format. It also supports the unmediated borrowing services for BorrowDirect and the Boston Library Consortium.

Key Duties: Under the supervision of the Resource Sharing Assistant, the Resource Sharing Temp assistant will process incoming/outgoing mail, prep books for circulation, process requests for BorrowDirect and Boston Library Consortium, other tasks as needed. Need someone with an attention to detail & ability to withstand repetitive tasks. Ability to lift boxes weighing as much as 40 lbs.

Schedule: Begin January 2015 and extend through May; M-F 22.5 hours per week between the hours of 11:00am - 3:30pm

Hourly Rate: $13/hour

Contact Gina Trakadas, trakadas@mit.edu. Please also include availability in terms of dates and hours per week.

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Reserves Associate, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Title: Reserves Associate (Casual Position, No Benefits) 
Frost Library
Part Time
Application Due: Applications accepted until position filled
$16.00 per hour

Position Details:

35 hours per week, December 15, 2014 - March 6, 2015

Reporting to the Head of Access Services, the Casual Reserves Associate provides support to the Reserves Associate who is responsible for obtaining and processing all print and electronic readings for Amherst courses. Specific duties include: check faculty reading lists/syllabi against catalogs and multiple databases to determine what Amherst owns in print and online formats; process and/or scan print and electronic items for student access; maintain accurate records/statistics. Work schedule may be flexible.

Minimum qualifications: high school plus additional specialized training, Associate's degree preferred; 1-3 years relevant work experience; demonstrated knowledge of web-authoring tools and office software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Prior experience using the Ex Libris ALEPH system a plus. Candidate should possess excellent search skills in online catalogs and databases. A close attention to detail and ability to multitask are essential.

Apply online athttps://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/745

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

Wage/Salary:

Negotiable.

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: January-June 2015.

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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Health Sciences Curriculum Design Librarian, Health Sciences Library, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

The Libraries:

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 8 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession, as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

Health Sciences Library:

Health Sciences Library (HSL) is a national leader in the development and application of innovative strategies and technologies to meet information and research needs. The HSL supports the education, research, and clinical programs of the six UW health science schools; three academic medical centers; and a network of clinics, as well as the wider interdisciplinary biomedical community of the University. The Public & Research Services unit designates librarians as liaisons for specific departments within the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Social Work. An interactive working relationship among library liaisons, User Experience department, and the health sciences community promotes faculty awareness of library resources and services, and provides clear channels of communication and strategic direction.

The Position:

Our Health Sciences Library has an outstanding opportunity for a Health Sciences Curriculum Design Librarian to develop a responsive way of supporting the medical students, faculty, and clinicians working on launching the clinical immersion phase of the renewed School Of Medicine curriculum set to begin August 2015.  Reporting to the Associate Director for Administration & Liaison Services, the primary duty of the Curriculum Design Librarian is to serve an integrated role, ideally within an anchor course, in the new and redesigned University of Washington School of Medicine curriculum.  Additionally, this role will work closely with the Associate Director for Administration & Liaison Services to develop a systematic plan to integrate the library into other school curriculums of the health sciences, particularly the School of Nursing.  Integration into the active learning and clinical experience activities will be a primary objective of this position.  Based in Seattle, WA, this position will interact with librarians at other WWAMI institutions and serve as a contact person for faculty at WWAMI sites in Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties:

The Health Sciences Curriculum Design Librarian (CDL) will serve as the lead information specialist on the designated anchor course or theme team and provide instruction, instructional design expertise, and library liaison services to the appropriate departments in the School of Medicine, Nursing and other health sciences schools as needed.  This position will support students and faculty who are acquiring the knowledge and skills within the anchor course or theme departments necessary to understand effective patient care.  The incumbent will design and deliver library services around topic areas relevant to the anchor course or theme content.  The CDL will also serve as the curriculum liaison to other health sciences schools at the University of Washington, focusing on the inter-professional nature of patient care.  These schools may include Nursing or Social Work.  In addition, the incumbent may assume duties such as systematic review searcher, information management librarian, content management system development and/or web page development.

In working with the Curriculum, this role acts as an information specialist and consultant to the designated anchor course or theme directors and faculty in the UW School of Medicine; consults and collaborates with all faculty and students in the anchor course or theme area in the Seattle and WWAMI sites, as well as other liaison areas as assigned; serves as the library's point person for curriculum renewal and instructional design within the School of Medicine and School of Nursing; collaborates with other liaisons to systematically integrate into curriculum initiatives in the other schools as opportunities appear; identifies and collaborates on HSL educational assessment initiatives; provides additional educational support and clinical information services through contact with users at the UWMC, Harborview, Northwest Hospital, and WWAMI sites; identifies and leverages key stakeholder relationships and finally leads library-based projects within the University's course management system.

In serving as a Liaison, the CDL provides comprehensive reference services in response to requests for information on relevant health subjects; responds to e-mail, telephone, or in-person requests from staff, using the full spectrum of print and electronic library resources and facilities available; works collaboratively on difficult information requests; prepares literature searches and bibliographies on requested topics; provides instruction in the use of print and electronic resources, bibliographic management software, and UW Libraries and WWAMI resources; works with faculty and liaisons to develop appropriate course-integrated information literacy and EBM content for health sciences courses; assists in class instruction program in designing and writing training plans and class manuals and in hands-on-instruction; and evaluates electronic resources pertinent to the Library's programs; develops and maintains Website/Intranet content using a content management system; as well as maintains and develops LibGuides.

As a member of the Public & Research Services team, works within the Public & Research Services unit and Health Sciences Library; consults with librarians at the Health Sciences Library and WWAMI sites, identifies goals and develops strategies to meet them; establishes, develops and implements mechanisms for obtaining WWAMI librarian feedback on instruction and library services to ensure high level of program effectiveness and the future development of information services; collaborates with other P&RS team members, helps assess services and projects, identifies goals and objectives and develops strategies to meet them; recommends guidelines, policies, and procedures; and shares responsibility for logistics and administrative tasks; contributes towards all narrative reports prepared by the UW Libraries; and performs other duties as necessary.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree
  • Basic knowledge of health sciences and a general understanding of clinical practice
  • Previous experience or familiarity working within an active learning, personalized learning or longitudinal curricula and developing integrated library course content
  • Experience developing instructional content (online and in-person) for adult learners
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge designing and administering learning assessments
  • Ability to instruct others in the use of library tools, bibliographic retrieval software, and other information technology concepts
  • Basic knowledge of electronic information systems, network applications, digital object identifiers, bibliographic management software and other microcomputer applications
  • Knowledge of hypertext mark-up language (HTML), content management software, or Web editing or authoring software
  • Ability to report outcomes and assess progress via narrative reports and presentations to the UW Libraries community
  • Adaptability and comfort working with diverse groups of faculty and staff, both within the library and various schools/departments
  • Demonstrated willingness to take risks and the ability to shift directions as needed
  • Highly collaborative and motivated to advance strategic initiatives both internally and externally
  • Capacity to thrive in the exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment of a world-class research institution and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities

Preferred

  • Library or comparable teaching experience
  • Familiarity with active learning and flipped classrooms
  • Familiarity with Canvas or other learning management systems
  • Assessment or evaluation experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the multi-faceted roles of libraries in higher education, including medical, dental, nursing, public health, pharmacy, and social work education, clinical care, and the broader community
  • Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professional credential (AHIP); record of research, publication, and/or professional contributions

Salary: $48,204 minimum.  Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

Rank: Position will be at the rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.

Benefits: Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis.  Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year.  No state or local income tax.

Application Process

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources).
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements).
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses).
  • Please use "Librarian Application" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space until interviews are conducted. Then, some application materials will be circulated.

Application Deadline:

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, December 19, 2014.

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

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee. 

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

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Research & Instruction Librarian/ Science and Math Librarian, University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Library, Bothell, WA

The University of Washington Libraries seeks a creative and energetic librarian to join a collaborative team of librarians, faculty, and academic staff who are committed to innovation in teaching, learning and research.

The Libraries:

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 8 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats.  Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and  diverse award-winning staff.  The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

Campus and Library:

The University of Washington Libraries serves the students, faculty, and staff of Cascadia College and the University of Washington Bothell at their co-located campus in Bothell, located 18 miles north of downtown Seattle. UW Bothell currently offers programs in Business; Educational Studies; Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; and Nursing and Health Studies. Librarians collaborate frequently with UW Bothell academic staff from Information Technologies (including Learning Technologies), the Quantitative Skills Center, Teaching and Learning Center, and the Writing and Communication Center. More information on UW Bothell and its programs can be found at http://www.uwb.edu. Cascadia offers a wide range of Associate degrees and certificates, including an Associate in Science. More about Cascadia College can be found here: http://www.cascadia.edu/

The Library is committed to equity, diversity and social justice, more about this can be found here:  http://libguides.uwb.edu/libraryEDSJteam.

More information about the Library can be found at http://library.uwb.edu.

General Description:

Under the general direction of the Head of Teaching and Learning, this position will partner with colleagues within the Library and across the campus to develop, deliver, and assess in-person and online instruction that integrates information literacy into the curriculum, and will utilize learning technologies and pedagogies in support of student learning.

Provides classroom and online instruction for targeted courses within the Library's integrated information literacy program at the lower division, including College 101 and English 102 at Cascadia Community College, and Discovery Core and Research Writing classes in the first year program at UW Bothell.  

The Research & Instruction Librarian will also serve as a liaison to undergraduate and graduate faculty and students in subject areas within the sciences, which may include Biology, Math, Chemistry and Physics, as well as additional liaison areas to be determined based on experience and current needs of the unit.

In consultation with the Head of Collections, librarians, and faculty, will select print and electronic materials for the undergraduate and graduate curricula, informed by the larger research collections across the UW Libraries and regional consortia. Includes collaborative tri-campus efforts with counterpart colleagues at UW Seattle and UW Tacoma to meet collection needs for each campus.

In consultation with the Head of Research Services, will provide assistance for a range of research inquiries in the Library's Information Commons and online through the UW Libraries' email and chat reference services.

Some evening and weekend reference and instruction work will be required.

Librarians are expected to play an active role in planning and assessing library services, and to take responsibility for his/her professional development in pursuit of promotion and continuing appointment.

Some travel will be required.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.

Preferred:

  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge in the provision of instruction services in a college or university setting is highly desirable.  Familiarity with information literacy concepts, trends, pedagogies, and assessment.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies and online learning pedagogies in support of hybrid or distance instruction.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge in the provision of reference services to college or university students, in person and online.  Strong user centered public service philosophy.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge in working with students from diverse backgrounds, interests, and abilities who possess a wide range of educational goals.  
  • Ability to work in a team environment where consultation, flexibility, creativity, collaboration, and cooperation are essential.  Commitment to continually seeking improvement in services, collections, and facilities. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Salary: $48,204 minimum, 12 month annual contract. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

Rank: Position will be at rank of Assistant Librarian or Sr. Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.

Benefits: Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan (TIAA-CREFand/or Fidelity Investments) on a matching basis.  Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year.  Excellent medical, dental and life insurance plans.  No state or local income tax.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
    (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • Teaching Statement: Applicants are also to provide a separate statement of no more than one page addressing their general teaching philosophy and commitment to teaching information literacy.
  • List of three references (including current or most recent supervisor) who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space until interviews are conducted. Then, some application materials will be circulated. 

Application Deadline:

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., December 5, 2014.

University of Washington Libraries home page is http://www.lib.washington.edu

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee. 

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

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Digital Liberal Arts Librarian, Van Wylen Library, Hope College, Holland, MI

The Digital Liberal Arts Librarian position is designed to enhance the liberal arts at Hope College by empowering faculty, librarians, and students to make full and better use of the digital technologies that are reshaping pedagogical approaches and transforming research throughout the liberal arts. This position is designed to allow the library to better support and inspire classroom and library faculty by providing personal assistance, workshop training, and tools to encourage the integration of digital technologies into pedagogy.

  • Foster a collaborative network of services on campus that support teaching and learning with technology and digital scholarship.
  • Support the integration of established and emerging technologies into the curriculum and into the scholarly practice of our community.
  • Foster successful adoption of best practices and applications in the digital liberal arts and collaborate with students, classroom and library faculty in an established DLA program.
  • Coordinate the development of workshops (in partnership with librarians, the Director of the DLA program and the Director of Academic Computing).
  • Lead the development of learning objects (modules and tutorials), for the library's website and the college's learning management system, in support of teaching.
  • Collaborate with Research & Instruction Librarians to promote the integration of library resources (print and digital) into digital teaching and scholarship.
  • Participate in a network of other liberal arts colleges and consortia to share best practices in digital pedagogy and scholarship.

 Qualifications:

  • Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent
  • Second Master's degree or Ph.D. desirable (field open)
  • Background in Instructional design, Instructional Technology, Digital Humanities, Educational Technology or related field
  • At least two years experience teaching with technology
  • Familiarity with the concept of information literacy and the ACRL Competency Standards
  • Ability to seek out and learn/master new technology
  • Demonstrated successful experiences in collaborative working environments
  • Highly developed communication skills, both oral and written
  • Commitment to the character and goals of a liberal arts college with a Christian perspective and specifically, to Hope College's Mission

 Application Instructions:

As part of the online application, please upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement addressing the role of digital teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college (can be included in cover letter)
  • Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for this initial application stage)
  • Statement describing commitment to the mission of the college

A review of completed applications will begin December 15, 2014.

About Hope College:

The Hope College Van Wylen Library, winner of the 2004 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award and a 2011 Citation of Excellence from the Library of Michigan Foundation, is housed in an architectural award-winning building. The person filling this position will join a staff of ten faculty librarians,10 support staff, one Post-doc supporting the digital liberal arts, and reports to the Director of Libraries. 

Hope College is a co-educational, undergraduate, residential, Christian liberal arts college of 3,300 students from 45 states and 35 countries. Hope's beautiful and well maintained campus is located just steps from award-winning downtown Holland, Michigan. Affiliated with the Reformed Church of America since its founding in 1866, the College is known for its ecumenical Christian atmosphere. 

Hope is recognized as a national leader in undergraduate research and scholarship, and for providing professional preparation and life-changing experiences in a friendly and welcoming community. The College has consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges and is listed among the 40 schools highlighted in Loren Pope's book, "Colleges that Change Lives." Key to Hope's success is its rare combination of rigorous academic programs and a community life grounded in a relevant, inviting, and vibrant Christian faith. Reflecting that success, Hope is experiencing its third consecutive year of record enrollments. Additional information about Hope College can be found on the web at www.hope.edu.

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Head of Reference, Research & Instruction and Liaison Librarian (2 positions), Florida Gulf Coast University Library, Fort Myers, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University Library (Fort Myers, FL) is seeking qualified candidates for two new positions:  Head of Reference, Research & Instruction and Liaison Librarian to the Language & Literature, History, Communication, Philosophy and Religion programs.  Located in sunny southwest Florida, FGCU offers opportunities for professional growth, first-class facilities and technology, and a friendly customer service focused atmosphere.  FGCU is a growing, comprehensive public institution offering a broad array of undergraduate and graduate programs in arts and sciences, business, engineering, environmental science, computer science, education, nursing/allied health, resort & hospitality management, public administration and social services.  The University, with its innovative programs, technology friendly campus, and outstanding faculty, is one of the most exciting educational environments in America.  In fact, see what two of our newest librarians have to say about us -

"Working at FGCU Library is the most satisfying career move I've ever made--and that's saying something considering librarianship represents a complete change of venue for this former social worker.  The library faculty and staff have been universally friendly, supportive, and welcoming.   I count myself fortunate to be an FGCU librarian."

"I love working with such a dedicated and enthusiastic staff, and it's exciting to contribute to the development of a young institution that's continually growing."

Enjoy nearby wonderful recreational activities - beaches, bike trails, parks and water, as well as, theatre, arts and music.  Details and application instructions are posted here https://jobs.fgcu.edu/

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Senior Research Analyst, Prospect Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT is devoted to the advancement of knowledge and education of students in areas that contribute to or prosper in an environment of science and technology.

MIT, known worldwide for academic and research excellence in science and technology, is a place of extraordinary interactions where people and ideas come together in new ways - illuminating mysteries, making sparks fly, and fostering intellectual breakthroughs. As a crucial collaborator in building this environment, the Office of Resource Development is dedicated to supporting MIT's mission to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. By joining us, you too can be a part of our dynamic and exciting team that is making a real impact on the world.

Senior Research Analyst (2 openings), Resource Development-Office of Prospect Research, to prepare confidential reports on major and prospective donors to the Institute, working closely with major gift officers to help develop strategies to find and engage prospects.  Will (75%) prepare confidential research on major prospects to be solicited by the major giving staff and/or other Institute faculty, staff, and volunteers; and analyze complex financial and employment information to establish or reevaluate gift capacity ratings for major prospects. Will also (20%) collaborate with major giving staff to determine donors' areas of philanthropic interest and identify potential avenues for engagement; identify potential new major gift prospects for the Institute through review of corporate information and other sources; and determine and record attributes of prospects to enable data modeling and identification of prospects according to industry, relationships to other prospects and to MIT representatives, interest areas, etc.  Special project work will also be involved (5%), e.g., economic impact studies of various geographic areas and industries.  Will report to the assistant director.

Job Requirements

Required: an undergraduate degree; a minimum of two years of research experience, preferably in development research; experience with the Macintosh platform and standard office software, i.e., MS Office; strong research and writing skills; familiarity with standard references; organizational skills; initiative; ability to meet deadlines and work under time constraints; experience with on-line databases; a strong commitment to accuracy; and excellent judgment. A minimum of four years' work experience is preferred.

Interested candidates may apply online at http://jobs.mit.edu/. Please reference Job #11611-N.

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Science and Technology Librarian, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

The University Library, at Iowa State University, is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Science and Technology Librarian I or II. This position serves assigned subject areas and acts as a liaison to assigned academic departments in Engineering & Physical Sciences.

For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://www.iastatejobs.com/ Posting Number 40031P.

Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.

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Director of the Wolfgram Memorial Library, Widener University, Chester, PA

Widener University invites nominations and applications for the Director of Wolfgram Memorial Library, an important position of academic leadership as the institution continues to build a dynamic new team for its next round of strategic planning.

The Library Director is the chief administrative officer of the Wolfgram Memorial Library, the library that supports all of the undergraduate and graduate programs offered on the University's main campus. The Library Director serves on the Provost's Council and the President's Senior Leadership Team, reports directly to the Provost, and is the official liaison between the faculty librarians and the Provost. The library, home to both the University Archives and the specialized Sexuality Archives, employs 8 innovative librarians as well as 19 dedicated support staff committed to supporting the academic and civic mission of the university.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, Carnegie-classified doctoral university, connects curricula to societal issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. The university's robust diversity agenda embodies the values of access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.

Located in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener's main campus is located between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with additional campuses in Exton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware. For more information about the University, please visit the website at www.widener.edu.

A full search profile providing the leadership opportunities and desired attributes for this position, as well as information about the University and its schools and colleges, may be found at www.academic-search.com in the Current Searches section.

Nominations and Applications

Review of nominations and applications will begin immediately, and nominations and expressions of interest will be welcomed until an appointment is made. The appointee is expected to take office in July 2015. Applications received by November 19, 2014, will be assured full consideration; these should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names of five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. All submissions will be treated in confidence and should be sent electronically (MS Word format preferred) to, as appropriate: WidenerDirLib@academic-search.com.

Widener University is an equal opportunity employer that encourages excellence through diversity. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
EOE M/F/V/D

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Special Programs Librarian, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University is ranked among the best institutions of higher education in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. A Catholic Liberal Arts University located in scenic Newport, Rhode Island, Salve Regina offers challenging academic programs in a highly supportive environment and an innovative core curriculum that provides students with a solid foundation and broader perspective. The historic, 75-acre campus enrolls approximately 2,500 men and women and offers Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's degrees, the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, and the Ph.D. in Humanities.

Job Description:

Basic Function

  • Develop innovative programs to enhance the role of McKillop Library as the center of the academic community at Salve Regina University. Coordinate library publications and public relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop series of programs to foster collaboration and partnerships with faculty, academic departments, administrative offices, students, and community groups
  • Work with university offices and academic departments to plan events taking place in the library
  • Coordinate the production of the library newsletter and other library publications
  • Participate in instruction and research services of the library

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as library liaison to selected academic departments and university offices; develop online resources to support these areas
  • Provide individual and group instruction to members of the university community
  • Staff the library's information desk as assigned; provide assistance to users via live and remote reference services
  • Work on weekends and evenings as needed
  • Participate in library services provided to the Center for Adult Education in Warwick
  • Serve on university and library committees as assigned

Requirements:

  • MLA-accredited MLS degree required. Experience in reference and instruction in an academic library preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and organizing innovative library programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong commitment to public service, and ability to work with diverse users and staff required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills with the ability to work in a team environment required.

Additional Information:

  • Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including: health and dental coverage, life insurance, long-term disability, 403B plan, tuition benefits and more.
  • Salve Regina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University actively seeks diversity among its employees.
  • This is a full-time year-round position.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply on-line providing a cover letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks are required of successful candidates.

Apply online: https://salve.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=54377

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Access Services Assistant, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Reporting to Baker Library's Manager, Contemporary Collections, Public Services, this position has responsibility for assuring the smooth functioning of the full range of Circulation and Public Services at Baker Library and assists with the oversight of the physical facilities during assigned weekday hours. Areas of responsibility include circulation, basic reference and information services, stacks' maintenance, including reshelving, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, and privileges support. Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited, to, providing library and materials access assistance to users with disabilities, participating in Baker Library and Harvard Library discussion and working groups and staying informed about trends within the field of library science, collaborating with other library departments, units, and colleagues on projects and workflows, participating in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, and contributing to the overall goal of the department as appropriate.

Assigned hours are to be determined. The schedule may vary, either based on departmental needs or during Baker Library's exam, January term and summer hours. Work is performed with a high degree of judgment and latitude.

This position is part of the Harvard Library Access Services Department, assigned to Baker Library at Harvard Business School. Harvard Library Access Services actively supports the teaching and research mission of the Harvard Library by providing circulation, privileges, and other public services as well as operations such as the Harvard Depository, interlibrary loan, and collection management that facilitate virtual and physical access to information resources within and outside the University. Access Services staff members are expected to provide these services at the highest level of patron satisfaction while utilizing best practices to meet patron needs. Additionally, Access Services staff members are committed to delivering high-quality customer service; timely access to collections; maintaining the integrity and security of library resources and materials; and accommodating user needs in accordance with the priorities and objectives of the Harvard Library.

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent education; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong public service orientation, with previous library or customer service experience required; demonstrated experience showing attention to detail and excellent organizational skills; ability to effectively solve problems; ability to exercise good judgment and make/execute sound decisions; computer skills must include Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel; experience with a library management system, particularly Ex Libris' Aleph system preferred. College degree or college-level coursework preferred. Sensitivity to working in a diverse user environment. Prior experience with hiring, training, scheduling, and the distribution of work with student or temporary staff preferred. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work productively in a team environment, with minimal supervision.

This position involves frequent use of a computer keyboard, mouse, and barcode scanner. Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs. Must be able to push and maneuver a loaded book truck weighing up to 80lbs. Ability to bend, stoop, sit, and stand for long periods required.

For the complete job description and to apply go to: http://bit.ly/1wF4BGs

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Part-time Reference Librarian, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

General Statement of Duties:

The STCC Library is well known among colleagues and students for our strength in support of student learning and of student success. The staff is a team of individuals who all contribute to the library's goals.

Responsibilities:

The Part Time Reference Librarian will work 15 hours per week. Break work depends on the hours awarded. The Part Time Reference Librarian will:

  • Provide excellent public service at our Reference Desk.
  • Develop and maintain effective presentation skills.
  • Teach bibliographic instruction classes including research and assignment specific skills.
  • Be aware of communication needs and styles of different learners.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator of Reference & Instruction.
  • Prepare library subject guides and instructional materials for print and web environments.
  • Become familiar with the library's collections.
  • Have and continue to develop knowledge of new technologies and new techniques in reference services.
  • Have excellent computer skills, especially with the use of Microsoft Office and Google products. Proficiency with CSS, JavaScript and HTML5 is preferred.
  • Maintain and report accurate statistics including, but not limited to reference services.
  • Assist in planning, implementing and publicizing reference services in innovative ways throughout the college community.
  • Participate in library related social media communications.
  • Support a strong service orientation throughout the library.
  • Participate in the library's liaison program.
  • Assume additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum Knowledge and Skills: An MLS is preferred, but consideration will be given to candidates within one or two courses of completing the degree.

The candidate must:

  • Be able to communicate effectively on a professional level both in writing and orally.
  • Be comfortable with incorporating emerging technologies into the research process.
  • Demonstrate research proficiency.
  • Be familiar with MLA and APA Style. Familiarity with AMA style is a plus.
  • Understand research methodologies and tools.
  • Enjoy engaging colleagues and students in the joy of research
  • Have excellent computer skills, especially with the use of Microsoft Office and Google products. Proficiency with CSS, JavaScript and HTML5 preferred.
  • Be able to prioritize projects and meet deadlines.
  • Have an aptitude for organization and attention to detail.
  • Acknowledge learning style differences.
  • Strong team communication skills
  • Be excited about teaching classes and individuals, and demonstrate those skills.

Salary: $25.06 an hour. 15 hours a week. No Benefits.

Closing Date: November 7, 2014

Apply to: All applicants must apply online at www.stcc.edu. Please submit a cover letter and a resume as application for this position.

Springfield Technical Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

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Public Service Assistant, Wheelock College Library, Wheelock, MA

The Wheelock College Library is accepting applications for Public Services Assistants

This is a part-time, pre-professional position that will provide incumbents with experience in reference and access services, as well as in supervision of student workers. Candidates must demonstrate significant interest in all aspects of public services work in an academic library.

General Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and trains undergraduate student workers at the Service Desk.
  • Provides patron assistance via face-to-face, telephone, email, and IM/chat interactions.
  • Access services duties include circulation and reserves, as well as stacks and audiovisual material maintenance.
  • Reference duties include one-on-one research assistance and instruction.
  • Troubleshoots basic computer, printer and technical issues.
  • Assists with opening and closing the library as necessary.
  • Maintains patron accounts and upholds library policies.
  • Maintains statistics and records of Service Desk activity.
  • Performs and delegates tasks as assigned.

Opportunities to participate in library instruction sessions may be available.

Qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Previous customer service and/or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Strong database and web search skills, demonstrated through coursework or related experience.
  • Priority given to individuals currently enrolled in a graduate library science program for two or fewer semesters. 
  • Must be available evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and two references to Rosalind Bucy, Learning & Research Services Librarian, at rbucy@wheelock.edu.

Hours: Sundays, 11:45am-5:30pm, and Mondays, 4:30-11:15pm

Pay: $13.00/hour

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Faculty Positions in Computer Science, Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics, Philadelphia, PA

The College of Computing & Informatics at Drexel University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions in computer science at all levels. Candidates should have a PhD in Computer Science or related field at the time of appointment and a record of high-quality scholarly activities. Applicants for senior hires are expected to have demonstrated exceptional leadership in large-scale, multidisciplinary research programs.

The College of Computing & Informatics is home to vibrant research activities in computer science including artificial intelligence, vision and graphics, programming languages, high-performance computing, human computer interaction, privacy and security, algorithms and theory, computer science education, software engineering, distributed systems, databases and data mining and computer algebra. Applications in all areas will be considered. Successful applicants will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish strong sponsored research programs, advise undergraduate and graduate students and be involved in service to the College, the University, as well as the global academic community.

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 25,000 students in 14 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics has about 75 faculty and 2,300 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,200 co-op employers. Drexel is located on Philadelphia's "Avenue of Technology" in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation's sixth largest metropolitan region.

Evaluation of applications will begin as early as January 1, 2015, and will continue on a rolling basis until appropriate candidates are identified. Successful applicants must demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university. To be considered, apply at www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=79139 or search for Requisition #6406.

Your application should consist of a cover letter, CV and brief statements describing your research program and teaching interests. Letters of reference will be requested from candidates who are invited for a campus interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Computing & Informatics is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

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Research & Instruction Librarian, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Tufts University, Boston, MA

The Research & Instruction Librarian is responsible for coordinating and providing specialized information services to researchers and clinicians. This position reports to the Head of Research & Instruction and serves as the R&I team liaison to the researchers, faculty, staff, and students of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. The successful candidate will cultivate relationships, assess information and education needs, and develop programs and curricula that deliver library support to meet the information needs of the research and translational science community through outreach, consultation, training, and current awareness. As a member of the R&I team, this librarian will share in Library Service Desk duties, participate in group instruction, serve on Tufts University library committees and is expected to be professionally active.

Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution AND undergraduate or advanced degree in biology or an equivalent field or experience working in a laboratory setting. Microsoft Office Suite, presentation tools such as PowerPoint and Prezi.

Preferred: Experience with instructional technology and design. Experience in the use of molecular or genetics databases or translational science analysis tools. Familiarity with NCBI resources and an understanding of trends in bioinformatics, biology and the scientific disciplines. Strong commitment to outstanding public service, flexibility, initiative, creativity and enthusiasm for teaching and working collaboratively. At least 1-2 years experience in an academic, biomedical, or science-focused special library. Demonstrated teaching ability.

For a complete job description, go to http://tufts.taleo.net/careersection/ext/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en and search Job Number 14000873.

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Commons Librarian-Technology & Access, Phillips Memorial Library, Providence College, Providence, MA

Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library, seeks applications for a Commons Librarian-Technology & Access (Full-Time/Full-Year) position.

Hours:  Variable hours based on Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (including some evenings and weekends

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online, please go to:

https://careers.providence.edu

Click on Careers

Click on Administrative & Professional Positions, then click on View-Commons Librarian-Technology & Access

Please complete application as requested.

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Instruction and Reference Librarian, Lawrence Campus, Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA

37.5 hours per week. Mondays - Thursdays: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Fridays: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. (MCCC/MTA Unit Position)

Anticipated Start Date: January 5, 2015

Northern Essex Community College is hiring a professional librarian to become an integral member of the Lawrence Campus Library team. The ideal candidate will have academic library experience and be open to learning and developing new skills as an information professional.

NECC has embraced and adopted Information Literacy as one of its Core Academic Skills. To that end, the NECC library has recently opened an Information Literacy Lab on its Lawrence Campus, which includes an electronic classroom and professional teaching environment. This position, in addition to providing services in the library itself will also spend some weekly hours as the point staff person in the Information Literacy Lab.

Duties include:

  • Provide in-person, online, phone and email reference services and assistance to students and faculty.
  • Actively participate in the design and delivery of library instruction, consistent with the information literacy framework laid out by the ALA/ACRL.
  • Collaborate with faculty on developing information literacy based student assignments, and targeting library instruction toward a shared goal.
  • Assist in the development and management of the library's online presence through social media and other outreach efforts.
  • Provide circulation services to students and faculty in a positive, customer service focused manner.
  • Manage the collection of, and access, materials placed on reserve by faculty.
  • Make collection development suggestions based on observed need and professional knowledge.
  • Participate in shelving of materials and collection maintenance.
  • Grasp the importance of mobile devices as tools of information delivery.
  • Understand and have experience with academic technology and tools such as printers, copiers, scanners, course management systems. And other information sharing devices and programs.
  • Be forward thinking, and readily participate in professional development opportunities.
  • Use independent judgment, and work effectively as part of a team or individually.
  • Use LibGuides to develop and promote resources for information literacy.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must have an MLS or MLIS, or the equivalent library advanced degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience providing library services.
  • Interest in delivering classroom based instruction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years experience in an academic library setting, preferably in public services - i.e. reference, instruction, student services
  • Collection development experience or coursework in the Latino/a experience (or a related field).
  • Experience providing classroom-based instruction.
  • Fluency in major library databases.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Self-starter with a troubleshooting disposition.

Apply at: http://necc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=54215

Salary: $52,564.00 - $73,639.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system; Pay grade 5

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Assistant Head Librarian, Library of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, New York, NY

Description:

New York University seeks a qualified Assistant Head Librarian for the Library of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. The Assistant Head Librarian reports to the ISAW Head Librarian.

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) is a unique center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education, offering the Ph.D. degree through NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Science. It has a wider geographic span than other programs that focus on the ancient world, incorporating not only Europe and the entire Mediterranean basin, but also the Near East, and Central, South, and East Asia. In its research and its teaching of doctoral students, ISAW emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach, one that transcends modern boundaries of nation. It supports scholarship that crosses customary disciplinary boundaries - art history, literature, archaeology, history, geography, geology, economics, and sociology, among others - to create a new intellectual framework for understanding the ancient world, and to train a new generation of scholars steeped in that integrated approach.

Responsibilities:

The Assistant Head Librarian is responsible for managing day-to-day operations, including:

Library Operations - Coordinate workflow, establish priorities and assign work to ISAW's library staff. Train new staff. Manage special projects by devising appropriate workflows and providing supervision.

Technical Services - Supervise the work of ISAW's cataloging team, a group performing original and complex copy cataloging for all formats in a wide range of subjects and languages using the Ex Libris Aleph client. The cataloging team consists of ISAW staff members and adjuncts from NYU's cataloging department. Facilitate patron resource discovery and access by ensuring the quality of bibliographic and digital databases through compliance with national and local standards such as MARC, AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LCCS, NACO, CONSER, and LC cataloging practices as well as other appropriate cataloging and metadata standards. Provide leadership in the area of metadata management through the selection, creation and application of appropriate metadata frameworks for print and digital records. Participate in the development of standards, policies and procedures to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of print and digital records. Serve as a liaison to Knowledge Access and Resource Management Services (KARMS) and other related departments in the Division of Libraries.

Digital Projects - Serve as the library liaison on ISAW's digital projects team to help develop and coordinate activities linking digital initiatives to library projects. Work closely with the Head Librarian and other members of ISAW's staff to assist in the planning and implementation of The Ancient World Digital Library (AWDL), one of the Digital Initiatives underway at the Institute. AWDL is a joint project shared between ISAW and NYU's Digital Library Technology Services (DLTS) department and the incumbent shares responsibility for envisioning the development of the digital library and its resources.

Collection Development - Sort collections acquired and determine appropriateness for inclusion in the ISAW library or beyond. Maintain inventories for acquired collections, duplicates, and serials. Provide data to the Head Librarian to assist with the task of analyzing the library collection, especially with regard to the curation of on- and off-site collections. Participate in the acquisitions workflow by using the spreadsheet and ticket system to track requests and purchases.

Public Services - Work closely with Head Librarian to provide leadership in the planning, design, and provision of public access services in the ISAW Library, including: producing and revising of library guides; giving individual and group instruction and orientation; serving as a liaison to faculty and graduate students; contributing to the library's public relations efforts; working with faculty members, Visiting Research Scholars, and students on integrating electronic resources into teaching and research; responding to written, telephone, and email reference questions; participating in Division and other institutional committees and activities as appropriate.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • ALA-accredited MLS and second subject Master's degree required for tenure;
  • The ability to use a full range of text and electronic resources in history, archaeology, art history and other areas relevant to ISAW's core research areas.
  • Working knowledge of the appropriate languages of scholarship;
  • Familiarity with current trends in technical services;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially within a small unit that is flexible and responsive to patrons;
  • Minimum three years professional experience.

Preferred:

  • Subject area background relevant to the areas of study at ISAW;
  • Awareness of cross-disciplinary issues in librarianship;
  • Working knowledge of a non-Western language, with a strong preference for Chinese or Russian.

New York University Libraries:  

Libraries at New York University serve the school's 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU's vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and "portal campuses" in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to http://library.nyu.edu/about/Strategic_Plan.pdf 

Salary/Benefits: Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.

To Apply: To ensure consideration, send CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director of Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to jobs@library.nyu.edu. Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.

NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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Education Librarian, Mason Library, Keene State College, Keene, NH

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position

To begin July 1, 2015

The Mason Library at Keene State College is seeking applications for an Education Librarian to lead the development of programs, services, and information literacy curriculum in support of students and faculty in the college's Educator Preparation Program. This is a tenure track faculty appointment available July 1, 2015.

Under administrative review of the Dean of Mason Library, the Education Librarian collaborates with colleagues on campus and in the local educator community to foster effective use of the Curriculum Materials Library (CML). The Education Librarian exemplifies best practices in the use of curriculum materials, develops and implements policies regarding the CML, and has overall responsibility for collection development in the CML and Education collections. 

As a faculty member, this position participates in the design, development, teaching, and delivery of the library's programs, engages in scholarly activities, and library and campus-wide service. We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and strongly encourage individuals to apply who will contribute to the College's ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide, lead, and assess programs in support of students and faculty in the Educator Preparation Programs.
  • Collaboratively develop and maintain information literacy and educational technologies curriculum specific to students in the Educator Preparation Programs.
  • Organize, develop, and enhance physical facilities and collections of the Curriculum Materials Library.
  • Work with Technical Services to develop and implement standards of processing for various materials in the Curriculum Materials Library.
  • Maintain currency in local and state preK-12 curriculum and national education standards.
  • Select, assess, and manage the Curriculum Materials Library and Education collections to support the teaching, learning, and research needs of students and faculty in the Educator Preparation Program.
  • Develop outreach activities and communication to promote the Curriculum Materials Library, its programs, resources, and services.
  • Coordinate the Curriculum Materials Library Advisory Board.
  • Supervise student workers as needed to maintain collection and provide services.
  • Cultivate partnerships with cooperating teachers and local library media specialist groups.
  • Coordinate and provide outreach services to high school and community groups to establish positive connections between the library and entering undergraduate students.

Library Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the design, development, teaching, and delivery of the Library's programs;
  • Participates in liaison program;
  • Provides services that contribute to student learning;
  • Selects and evaluates library resources;
  • Engages in scholarly activities;
  • Engages in library and campus-wide service.

Qualifications Required: Master's degree in library science or library media from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent by time of appointment; experience assessing and developing library collections; experience developing curriculum and providing information literacy instruction; demonstrated knowledge of the field of teacher education and the teaching profession; an understanding of pedagogical methods in preK-12 education; familiarity with preK-12 curriculum materials and literature; ability to apply technology to teaching; proven organizational, interpersonal, communication skills; demonstrated ability to work independently and collegially.

Qualifications Preferred: Library Media Specialist certification; experience with accreditation processes; grant writing experience; experience teaching in or as librarian in preK-12 education environment; experience developing and providing educational technology instruction. This is a tenure track faculty position and will be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor. Current rank minimum for an Assistant Professor is $61,720.  Subject to change with anticipated Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement. 

Application: Apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54763

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

  • Letter of application addressing the required and desirable qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three references

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until Friday, January 9, 2015.

For more information about Keene State College, Mason Library, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, visit:

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 society. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.

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Assistant Librarian/Technical Services Librarian, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Search Number: 14-086

Date Posted: October 17, 2014

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

Southern Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Librarian to begin in January, 2015. Successful candidate will be expected to perform electronic and print serials management/cataloging duties in multiple formats. The Serials/Cataloging Librarian works as a member of the Technical Services Team managing the electronic and print serials collections including acquisitions, renewal, payment activation, and providing integrated access to library materials in all formats with some cataloging assignments expected. The librarian provides usage and cost assessment analysis for electronic resources, including reports related to holdings and usage for use in the renewal process. Additional responsibilities include university service and creative activity.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have an ALA accredited M.L.S degree or equivalent. Demonstrated understanding of current issues related to serials access, management and pricing models. Knowledge about and experience with standard and emerging cataloging principles and metadata schemes, especially as they relate to serials, and familiarity with digital resources and services. Experience in developing or managing annual serials budget proposals. Experiencing managing an A-Z list or a Journal Locator. Strong statistical and analytical skills. Excellent project management skills. Experience working with knowledgebase concepts. Ability to work creatively and collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and colleagues. Excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills. Commitment to outstanding service that leads to seamless access to library materials by on-ground and remote members of the University community.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years professional experience. Experience participating in library instruction and creating user guides and instructional materials. Participation in library liaison activities. Demonstrated understanding of vendor negotiation protocols. Familiarity with COUNTER statistics and various COUNTER report structures and availabilities. Experience working with pay-per-view models of e-content access.

Application Process:

Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and three references to:

Dr. Christina Baum, Director
Hilton C. Buley Library
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515

In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by November 28, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.

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European Studies Librarian, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The European Studies Librarian is a tenure track library faculty position in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Library West). The European Studies Librarian assesses needs and establishes outreach to the students and faculty of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, as well as providing in-depth consultations and engaging in user evaluation and analysis to stay abreast of needs and departmental focus. Responsible for the overall development, management and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats for the European languages, literatures and cultures collections (Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese). This position supports the University's academic program in these subject areas as well as in interdisciplinary humanities programs supported by the University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Responsible for analyzing the University's program in Languages, Literatures and Cultures and collaborating with librarians and the academic faculty to establish collection profiles, selection guidelines, and preservation, location and cataloging priorities. Evaluates existing collection strengths and current collecting intensities. Provides specialized reference services and library instruction for the study of European languages and cultures. In collaboration with the Arabic, Germanic, Slavic Studies Librarian and others, acts as Libraries' liaison to the various Centers on campus. Provides general reference and instruction services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the Library West Research Assistance Desk, as well as online through the Ask-A-Librarian chat and texting service, email and via telephone queries.

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions, and, consequently, the European Studies Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the European Studies Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities. The European Studies Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The search will remain open until December 1, 2014, and review of applications will begin on November 17, 2014. Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined on the Position Vacancy Announcement at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

All inquiries and submissions of required application materials should be sent to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu according to the application instructions outlined in the Position Vacancy Announcement.

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Head of Education, Research and Clinical Services, Biomedical Libraries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College seeks an enthusiastic and creative individual to lead the Biomedical Libraries in a new position as the Head of Education, Research, and Clinical Services. We seek a candidate able to lead a team of librarians in developing programs to meet the evolving needs of our varied users. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to create innovative services, to work effectively with faculty, staff and students, and to integrate new technologies for user services. This is an ideal position for a dynamic individual ready to break out and step forward to a new and challenging leadership role, with potential for further advancement. An MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program is required.

Role

The Biomedical Libraries offer the candidate the opportunity to work within a vibrant community committed to innovation in medical education, public health, the biological sciences, and healthcare delivery. The Head will be a peer leader for a team of librarians who are currently engaged in activities such as teaching, conducting systematic reviews, and participating in clinical rounds. As a member of the administrative team of the Biomedical Libraries, the Head must confidently represent the library through networking and collaborations across the institution. Opportunities for engagement within the community include teaching within the curricula, integrating resources at point of care, facilitating scholarly communication, and supporting research. It is a dynamic time on campus that will require considerable creativity and improvisation.

Rank and Salary

The position is part of the Dartmouth College Library Classification System of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.

General Information

The mission of the Biomedical Libraries is to provide health and life sciences information resources and services that advance research and scholarship, education, and patient-care activities. The Biomedical Libraries consist of the Dana Biomedical Library on the Medical School's Hanover campus, the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library at DHMC, and document delivery services at the Dartmouth Library Depository. The Dartmouth medical community is a known leader in national healthcare policy and is working to increase its global footprint. Geisel School of Medicine works closely with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Dartmouth graduate schools. This leads to wide variety in research interests from basic science to nuanced bioethics.

Dartmouth College, located in scenic Hanover, New Hampshire, is one of the top institutions of higher learning, and consistently ranked as the best teaching college in the United States. Dartmouth consists of four schools--Arts & Sciences, Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business. As one of the nine libraries at Dartmouth, the Biomedical Libraries seek to foster intellectual growth and advance the teaching and research missions of the College by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new scholarship.

Application: Review of applications will begin as received and will continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by November 15. For the complete job description and to apply online go to: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/27614 and refer to position # 0018603.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

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Collection Development/Acquisitions Librarian, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Collection Development/Acquisitions librarian. The successful candidate will have experience managing materials in all formats; communicating with book and serial vendors; supervisory experience; budgeting; and the ability to work independently, as well as in a cooperative environment. Bridgewater State University is a Masters I institution located in southeast Massachusetts. This is a 12-month tenure-track position. A full job description and application procedures can be found online.

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Evening and Weekend Supervisor (part-time), Goddard Library, Clark University, Worcester, MA

High energy, customer-service oriented individual needed to supervise Clark University library operations during weekend and evening hours. Duties include supervising and scheduling students; maintaining building security; circulation; stacks maintenance; providing general public services support when full-time staff are not available; and other duties as assigned. Bachelor's degree required. Excellent problem solving and communications skills required. Previous experience in an automated academic library environment preferred.

Annual work schedule of approximately August 15 to May 15. Hours may vary from semester to semester but the work schedule usually includes two weekday evenings from 7 to midnight; and two weekend slots Saturdays and Sundays, AM or PM.

Starting hourly rate is $13.00-$13.70/hr depending on experience.

To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least 3 professional references to resumes@clarku.edu or mail to: Clark University, Human Resources, 950 Main St., Worcester, MA 01610.

AA/EOE Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Director, Divinity School Library, Yale University Library, New Haven, CT

Rank: Librarian 3-4
Requisition: 27768BR
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: Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Arts and Humanities, the Director of the Divinity School Library provides leadership and is responsible for the overall administration, organization, and development of Yale's Divinity School Library and off-site collections. The Director manages all aspects of library service, collection development, collection management, budget administration (including endowments and grants), personnel management, and facilities planning for both general and special collections. The Director also actively collaborates with library directors from other Yale units to develop and maintain theology-related collections and services, and serves as the Divinity Library's representative to Yale University Library's Council for Research Services and Collections.

The Director directs and advises a staff of 12 FTE and a number of student assistants. The Director advises and works closely with the Dean of the Divinity School on library matters and is responsible for building strong partnerships with the School's faculty and students, the heads of other University Library departments, as well as prospective donors. The Director will evaluate the services, policies, collections, electronic resources, and facilities of the Divinity Library and will establish and implement plans for its continued development and improvement while coordinating these programs and collections with those of other libraries on campus. The Director participates in various committee assignments and is expected to demonstrate professional leadership and commitment in appropriate regional, national and international professional organizations, such as the American Theological Library Association, the International Association for Mission Studies, and the Yale-Edinburgh Group on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity.

The Director will possess passionate commitment both to collection building and to active, innovative public service programs in support of teaching and research in theology.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree. Minimum of 5 years related post-Master's experience. Preferred: at least 8 years related post-Master's experience.
  • 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.
  • Strong background in theology.
  • Demonstrated positive attitude toward continuous professional growth.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: Knowledge and experience with digital collections and tools for research and teaching are highly desirable. Knowledge and experience in the areas of mission history and world Christianity is also highly desirable. Preference given to candidates with theology or religious studies-related graduate degrees.

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.

The Yale Divinity School Library is one of the most important theological libraries in the world. The Library's holdings include Yale's research collections in most areas related to the study of Christianity. The Library's Day Missions Collection is the world's preeminent resource for published and archival documentation of mission history and world Christianity, with substantial support for its nurture. In addition the Divinity Library has particular strength in Biblical studies, Christian theology (both historical and constructive), and the history of Christianity. http://web.library.yale.edu/divinity/about

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 27768BR. Please be sure to reference 27768BR 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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Science Liaison Librarian, University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE

The University of Delaware Library is seeking a creative and dynamic professional librarian for the position of Science Liaison Librarian to join a team of colleagues in the delivery of excellent and responsive research, information and instructional services.  For details, please see the job posting online.

Deb Morley
Librarian and Head, Reference and Instructional Services
University of Delaware
Newark, DE  19717-5267
302-831-1728
dgm@udel.edu

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Academic Librarian: Collection Development and Copyright, University of Maine at Augusta, Augusta, ME

The University of Maine at Augusta is seeking a full-time Academic Librarian: Collection Development and Copyright to manage and perform collection development and copyright compliance activities, provide reference services to students and faculty, and participate in library instruction program. Responsibilities include: developing, planning, managing, policy making, and evaluating library collections; coordinating copyright compliance efforts; driving development of the physical and electronic collections; obtaining copyright clearance for materials used in UMA courses; facilitating copyright clearance for streaming media; staffing the reference desk and providing in-depth reference services. Salary:  the normal hiring range is low-to-mid forties, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers an excellent fringe-benefits package.

The successful candidate must have:

  • ALA-accredited MLS degree
  • Minimum three years of professional experience in an academic library
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of collection development
  • Copyright management experience
  • Commitment to high level of service to library users
  • Interest in working with nontraditional students
  • Knowledge of principles and practices related to library instruction, information literacy, and user education
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work in a collaborative atmosphere which supports and encourages independent work
  • Broad perspective on the work of academic libraries
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work in a climate of change and within a context of limited resources

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Familiarity with Millennium or Sierra ILS
  • Experience with the Conspectus model of Collection Development Policies
  • Familiarity with a variety of budgeting and allocation techniques specific to libraries
  • Experience working in a library consortium, especially one similar to URSUS
  • Familiarity with University of Maine System structure
  • Second graduate degree in a subject area

Review of applications begins immediately. Applications received after October 24 will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Applicants must submit a completed Application for Salaried Employment; a letter of application; current resume; transcripts; and the names and daytime telephone numbers of three current professional references to:

Administrative Services
ALCDC Search
University of Maine at Augusta
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330-9410.

Interested candidates should visit the University's web site at http://www.uma.edu/employment.html for additional information about the position, the employment application, and the application process.

The successful candidate will be subject to a background check.

University of Maine at Augusta (www.uma.edu) is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. UMA is a member of the University of Maine System and a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America's Well Workplace Award.

Effective January 1, 2013 UMA became a tobacco-free institution.

This is a notice of a position vacancy and not an authorization for any paid advertising.

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Head of the Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The George A. Smathers Libraries of the University of Florida is seeking a Latin American studies professional interested in managing the University of Florida's preeminent Latin American and Caribbean collection and unit operations. The Head of the Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC) is a full-time tenure track library faculty position, within the Special and Area Studies Collections department, responsible for overall management and collection development of the LACC, as well as the allocation of resources, and supervision and management of staff. Responsible for the selection of library materials, reference services, research consultations, and instruction in support of the Center for Latin American Studies, the first such research center in the United States. Promotes public awareness of LACC's mission and resources, and determines needs and priorities to enhance appropriate library support. Collaborates with library and academic faculty to establish collection management policies. Defines public and technical service goals, policies, and objectives. Manages the collection and all materials budgets. Works closely with the Chair, Special and Area Studies Collections, to assign train, monitor, and evaluate LACC staff. Participates in fund raising and exhibits programs.

The Smathers Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and, consequently, the Head of the Latin American and Caribbean Collection will be asked to serve on various departmental and library-wide committees and teams. The incumbent will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional association activities, to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Head of the Latin American and Caribbean Collection will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities.

The search will remain open until November 21, 2014, and review of applications will begin on November 7, 2014.  Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined on the Position Vacancy Announcement at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

All inquiries and submissions of required application materials should be sent to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu according to the application instructions outlined in the Position Vacancy Announcement.

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Weigle Information Commons-Education Commons Program Intern, University of Pennsylania, Philadelphia, PA

Availability: one academic year position currently open

Salary: $15/hour; paid vacation and sick time.

Hours: 20 hours per week, including regular weekly weekend and evening shifts. Interns work both in the Weigle Information Commons at the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and the Education Commons. Both the Commons provide a variety of services for undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and the campus community.

Duties:
Reporting to the WIC Director, interns take on the following duties as assigned (after a training period):

  • Develop and present workshops with hands-on training on Mac and PC laptops on software including titles listed below.
  • Assist students individually and in small-groups on software including titles listed below.
  • Guide patrons on research, graphic design, scanning and general use of library devices and facilities.
  • Conduct publicity, outreach and social media activities to promote programming around campus.
  • Organize guest presentations by individuals with specific software expertise.
  • Develop and maintain expertise in several software programs.
  • Produce tutorial and handout materials in support of workshops.
  • Assist with staffing of the main desks in the two Commons (occasionally, as needed).

Requirements:

  • Enrollment in a graduate degree program in Library or Information Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field is required.
  • Applicants must be available to work on weeknights and weekends on a semi-regular basis.
  • Excellent presentation, teaching, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Strong public services orientation.
  • Attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple tasks, learn quickly, and take initiative.
  • Substantial expertise required with Microsoft Excel. Expertise is preferred on a variety of software titles including Latek, Papers, Mendeley, Canvas, Microsoft Access, MATLAB and statistical software. Must be willing and capable of quickly learning new software skills in response to patron needs.
  • Experience, or motivation to gain experience in graphics, multimedia, and Web authoring applications desirable.
  • Prior academic research experience helpful.
  • In order to maintain program consistency, we expect a commitment of at least one full year.

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to the attention of:
Elizabeth Martin
martinev@pobox.upenn.edu

Please write "WIC-EC Program Intern" in the subject line.

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Acquisitions Librarian, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

Position Summary:

The Acquisitions Librarian establishes guidelines for securing all library resources for the University Libraries through a variety of national and international vendors; acquires, processes, and maintains all library material orders and receipts for both University Libraries, Mortensen Library (general collection) and Allen Library (music & dance), including but not limited to monograph (paper and electronic), databases, standing orders, and serials; assumes responsibility for copy cataloging all new and donated monographs for Mortensen Library.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as primary liaison to all library vendors and material selectors in facilitating the ordering of materials for the University Libraries. Assumes responsibility for securing and facilitating effective relations with vendors in order to obtain needed materials at optimal prices. Negotiates with vendors and consortia to provide the best possible discount rate.
  • Ensures timely receipt of materials and proper invoicing. Manages invoicing activities with University Libraries administration for the payment of resources. Establishes, maintains and monitors all acquisitions funds and budgets and allocates appropriate funds to subject area selectors within the University Libraries. Adjusts and allots material budgets based on need and availability, ensuring prudent fiscal management at all times.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and prices standing orders and electronic databases, as well as tracking subscriptions and renewals. Oversees subscriptions and tracks renewals for online databases and hardcopy standing orders to ensure timely and appropriate resources are made available to all patrons.
  • Facilitates the management of all donated items, which includes receipt, acknowledgement, and the sorting of materials. Updates, maintains, and copy catalogs new and donated materials, including searching for bibliographic records and downloading them from online utilities, updating those utilities to accurately reflect the University Libraries' inventory as needed.
  • Initiates and supervises special projects as necessary and appropriate. Assists in the training and oversight of student library assistants in the processing of materials.
  • Reviews and suggests improvements and upgrades to the ILS and the WALDO consortium. Represents the University Libraries on various internal and external committees. As a member of the Collection Development Committee, provides regular reports on expenditures. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with faculty in the determination of curriculum needs and serves as a subject selector. 

Formal Education:

This position requires a Master's Degree of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution (or recognized equivalent).

Work Experience:

1 year to < 2 years. 

Pay Grade

G -- See salary ranges and benefits at http://www.hartford.edu/hrd/employment.aspx.

This is a full-time position. See the complete job description at http://www.hartford.edu/hrd/Job_descriptions/aquisitions_librarian.pdf

Application Procedures:

There is no deadline for applications and the position will remain open until filled. Electronic resumes are highly encouraged. All resumes are acknowledged.

If you are applying by email, please send one complete set of the following: resume, cover letter (including position of interest and salary requirements), and professional references to hrd@hartford.edu.

If you are applying by either fax or by mail, please send two complete sets of the following: resume, cover letter (including position of interest and salary requirements), and professional references to: University of Hartford, Attn: Human Resources Development, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117-1599. Fax: 860.768.4732.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer (AA), Male (M), Female (F), Disabled (D), Veteran (V). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. 

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Librarian for Marine Resources Library, College of Charleston Libraries, Charleston, SC

The College of Charleston Libraries seek a creative and service-oriented librarian to lead and administer the Marine Resources Library located on the Ft. Johnson campus. To serve the research needs of students, faculty and researchers from multiple institutions, the librarian maintains a cooperative working relationship with the College of Charleston, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Marine Resources Division, the NOAA/NOS/NCCOS Center for Coastal Health and Bimolecular Research and National Institute of Standards and Technology Charleston Laboratory. This individual must employ collaborative approaches in the development of information literacy services and programs, and help promote a climate of scholarly research and inquiry.

The Librarian for the Marine Resources Library is a full time tenure track faculty position.  The Librarian works closely with the Directors of the Marine Resources Research Institute at SCDNR Marine Resources Division and the NOAA/NOS/NCCOS Center for Coastal Health and Bimolecular Research Laboratory and reports to the Associate Dean of Public Services at the College of Charleston Library.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the on basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

For a complete position description, qualifications, and application procedures visit our website at  JOBS.COFC.EDU. Applicants should apply online at https://jobs.cofc.edu. Applications must include cover letter, vita and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will commence on October 20, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

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Manager of Research Services (Special Collections), College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

The Manager of Reference Services is responsible for supervising all reference services and activities as well as developing and implementing reference policies and procedures. This manager works collaboratively with librarians and staff in the areas of donor relations, archival processing, cataloging, digitization, acquisitions, accessioning, grant writing, and other archival and management issues. The manager also works collegially with staff members of the South Carolina Historical Society to deliver a coordinated, consistent and complete reference experience for all patrons. The SCHS, a private non-profit organization, is the state's oldest and largest private repository of books, letters, journals, maps, drawings, and photographs about South Carolina history. As part of partnership with the College of Charleston, many of these resources are housed at the College of Charleston and available to students and researchers.

Please follow this link for further information and application instructions https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/3475

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Librarian II, Mugar Library, African Studies Library, Boston University, Boston, MA

Job Description:

Play a key role in the Boston University Libraries efforts to support the African Studies Center and all faculty and students with an interdisciplinary focus on Africa. Work closely with the African Studies Library (ASL) Head and staff. Serve as a liaison between the ASL and the African Studies Center. Develop collections (of electronic, digital and physical collections), and bibliographic instruction and research consultations. Represent Boston University libraries in regional and national groups, while keeping up-to-date on the latest trends in the field. Work to integrate Africana into the scholarly life of the campus. Participate in shaping the ASL's collections and services to meet faculty and student needs, and to align the library's focus and mission with that of the African Studies Center.

Required Skills:

Masters in Library Science, advanced degree in a field pertaining to African Studies. Proficiency in a European language relevant to African Studies. Knowledge of an African language preferred. Superior oral and written communication skills. Prior experience in library instruction, reference services, and collection development. Demonstrated expertise using a variety of web technologies for accessing and creating resources. Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations of faculty, staff and students. Broad knowledge of the fields within African Studies and Africana librarianship. Three to five years of related experience.

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. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Grade 43

http://www.bu.edu/hr/jobs/

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Digital Library Web Developer, Amherst College Library, Amherst, MA

The Amherst College Library seeks a talented programmer to help develop and maintain systems and tools supporting digital asset management, digital scholarship and publishing, and digital preservation. Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst's students consists of Pell Grant recipients, and many more are first generation students; nearly half of our students are non-immigrant minorities. We seek candidates who have experience working in a multicultural environment and/or are interested in contributing to a diverse community.

You will work with a cross-departmental team to make unique, rare, and culturally significant materials available online for the first time and to enhance existing systems for discovery and analysis: transcription and annotation tools for the Emily Dickinson manuscripts, geographic interfaces for the Kim-Wait Eisenberg Native American Literature Collection, and visualization tools for digital scholarship projects. The position provides an opportunity to experiment with emerging technologies in support of the library's mission to foster inquiry, discovery, and creation. 

The Web Developer will contribute to the overall development of the Amherst College Digital Collections infrastructure, including creating online discovery environments that allow users to search, analyze, visualize, and interact with digital collections and data; building tools for authoring and publishing digital works; and developing digital preservation functions. This position will also be responsible for developing selected digital scholarship projects for the library and the Amherst College Press. The Web Developer will work in concert with developers in the college's Department of Information Technology, and in collaboration with library colleagues and faculty.

Duties:

  • Developing and implementing web applications across multiple environments and operating platforms
  • Making recommendations for appropriate frameworks for application development and service delivery that take into account the cost of implementation, integration, support, and maintenance
  • Assuring data integrity across storage and data assets
  • Conducting maintenance, monitoring performance and security monitoring, and updating web, database, and ancillary services
  • Adhering to established development methodology standards, practices, and procedures
  • Troubleshooting and coordinating response to bugs, including effective management of help desk ticketing system responsibilities
  • Working closely with teams from the college's Department of Information Technology
  • Creating technical and user documentation
  • Prioritizing multiple tasks effectively

Qualifications:

Required

  • BA or better or 3+ years relevant experience
  • Fluent in more than one server and client side programming language. Familiarity with Ruby, Python, JavaScript
  • Excellent people skills, including a willingness to listen and an inclination to seek consensus. The diplomatic skills necessary to coordinate work among disparate people, personalities, and constituencies
  • A commitment to service and a willingness to embrace the ideals and values of a multicultural liberal-arts college

Preferred:

  • Professional experience developing data-driven web applications as part of a team
  • Experience developing web applications targeting mobile devices
  • Demonstrated facility with standard design patterns for software development, such as Model-View-Controller or Service Oriented Architecture
  • Familiarity with Digital Asset Management Systems and/or library metadata formats (e.g. MODS, DC)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the humanities, digital scholarship, and academic culture
  • Demonstrated talent in visual design and interaction design
  • Experience in collaborative environments working with both technical and non-technical partners

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. A review of applications will begin October 31, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/732

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Head, Infrastructure and Content, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI

The Henry E. Eccles Library at U. S. Naval War College (NWC) invites applications for the position of Head of Infrastructure and Content (IC). The Head of IC works under the general direction of the Library Director and leads the IC team, which manages print and electronic journals, cataloging, acquisitions, and collection development. As a key part of the reinvention occurring within the Library, the Head of IC will be responsible for reimagining the role of technical services in an era of e-research, digital scholarship and distance education. The Head of IC oversees a department of three librarians, four technicians and student assistants. 

Background

The U.S. Naval War College, located on Coasters Harbor Island, Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, established in 1884, is the oldest institution of its kind in the world. More than 50,000 students have graduated since its first class of 9 students in 1885 and about 300 of today's active-duty admirals and generals and senior executive service leaders are alumni. The Library is reinventing itself as a Learning Commons, recapturing its role as the academic center of the U.S. Naval War College by utilizing a full range of research, academic resources and technology tools. In support of this goal, the current Library is schedule to undergo extensive renovation and expansion to be completed in 2016.

To apply and for additional information on salary and benefits visit USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/383268200

Open period runs from Thursday, October 9, 2014 to Thursday, October 16, 2014.

The U.S. Naval War college is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Arts & Humanities Librarian, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Trinity College Library seeks an Arts & Humanities Librarian to develop its outreach to academic departments in the arts & humanities and serve as primary subject specialist for their students and faculty.   The librarian in this position participates in all aspects of the research education program, including in-class instruction, individual consultations (on-call and by appointment), assessment initiatives, collection development, and other unit responsibilities.  Some evening and weekend coverage will be required.

Qualifications: Strong academic background in an arts or humanities discipline; two years' experience of research education and instruction in an academic library; ALA accredited MLS or equivalent professional degree; demonstrated knowledge of information resources for the arts & humanities, in particular primary sources in a variety of formats; familiarity with current developments in information literacy; ability to learn and apply new information technologies; excellent written and verbal communication; commitment to work effectively and creatively as part of a team.  Knowledge of at least one foreign language is desired.

Full-time, full-year position.  Salary is commensurate with education, training, and experience.  The application review process will begin immediately; search will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please go to the following link: https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/.

Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

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Life Sciences Librarian, NYU Libraries, New York, NY

Description:

NYU Libraries seeks a subject specialist in the life sciences to support the research and teaching programs of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in biology, environmental sciences, nutrition, and global public health.  This librarian serves as a library liaison with special emphases on building and curating collections in all formats; developing a program of extensive outreach, instruction, consultation, and research support services; and delivering responsive and innovative information services.  The Life Sciences Librarian collaborates on scholarly communication and data services initiatives and participates in collaborative research projects, including sponsored research projects.  Librarians play a key role in the educational mission of NYU by establishing strong collaborative relationships with faculty and students and connecting them to the services, content, and tools that meet their research, teaching, and learning needs.

The Life Sciences Librarian is a tenure track position based in the Research Commons at Bobst Library and is a member of the Coles Science Center in the Collections & Research Services unit of the NYU Division of Libraries.   The Life Sciences Librarian takes a leadership role on selected projects and initiatives within the NYU Division of Libraries.  The successful candidate works collaboratively with other science librarians across NYU, including the NYU Health Sciences Libraries, NYU's Courant Institute Library, the Bern Dibner Library at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, the NYU Abu Dhabi Library, and the NYU Shanghai Library, as well as with colleagues across the Division of Libraries to develop, deliver, and assess high-quality research support services.  Librarians at NYU participate in Library-wide committees and professional activities outside of NYU, and they also monitor developments and best practices to help ensure the excellence of the NYU collections and research support services.  The individual in this position reports to the Head of Science & Engineering for the NYU Division of Libraries.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in the life sciences or related science discipline.
  • Minimum one graduate degree (master's level or higher) for consideration.  A second graduate degree will be required for tenure review. One of the two graduate degrees must be an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.
  • Public service experience in an academic library, including reference, instruction, or collection development.
  • Demonstrated public service orientation and knowledge of user needs for teaching, learning, and research.
  • Understanding of the data management needs of researchers in the sciences.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a complex organization.
  • Creative, service-oriented approach to problem solving.
  • High degree of facility with technologies and systems germane to the 21st century library.
  • Knowledgeable in the issues surrounding scholarly communications in the sciences.

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in the life sciences.  Subject PhD desirable.
  • Experience with user assessment.
  • Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations.

New York University Libraries:  

Libraries at New York University serve the school's 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU's vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and "portal campuses" in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.   New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to http://library.nyu.edu/about/Strategic_Plan.pdf 

Salary/Benefits: Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.

To Apply: To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the name, address and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to jobs@library.nyu.edu. Please include where you heard about this position. The search will remain open until filled.

NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Associate Library Director, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA

The position of Associate Library Director is a full-time, exempt position of 40 hours per week.  The Associate Library Director works with the Library Director in managing the day-to-day operations of the BAC Library.  In addition, the Associate Library Director develops the annual budget with the Library Director, oversees the Information Literacy Program and its staff, supervises library clerks, and manages special projects and planning.  The Associate Library Director reports to the Library Director.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assists the Library Director with budget preparation, accreditation reports, grant research and writing, and short and long-term planning
  • Prepares invoices for monthly reports, working closely with Accounts Payable and the Bursar
  • Supervises circulation activities, including hiring, training and scheduling library clerks
  • Manages Information Literacy Program, including working with faculty to integrate information competencies into the curriculum and coordinating and scheduling all library instruction and information literacy activities. 
  • Supervises the application of the Collection Management Policy by assisting the Director with the management of the physical collection through evaluating and selecting items for binding and/or storage
  • Guides library staff in providing information literacy instruction
  • Oversees thesis document microfilming and binding
  • Represents the Library and the BAC through membership in professional organizations and participation in both internal and external meetings and conferences

II. Standards of Professionalism

A.Team and Interpersonal skills:  Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members including support staff and more senior staff.  These persons must thus be approached in a way that makes them feel valued as individuals and team members and takes into account the necessities of work as seen from their perspective.

B.Service orientation:   Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and faculty are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the school through you.

C. Confidentiality and discretion:  Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of prospective/student and faculty records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.

III. Qualifications

ALA accredited MLS required

Experience with the budgeting process required

Excellent organizational skills; must be able to prioritize multiple responsibilities, and train and supervise library clerks

Facility with information literacy standards

A minimum of three years of teaching experience in a classroom setting

A minimum of three years of progressively more responsible experience is necessary

IV. Requirements

  1. Must be able to work one evening per week.

V. To Apply

Please submit an online application consisting of a résumé, cover letter and three references at https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11038251.Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Library Reference Assistant (part-time), MCPHS University, Boston, MA

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That's why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities:

The Library Reference Assistant provides support to staff the reference desk; assist patrons in locating and using print and electronic library resources.

  • Troubleshoot basic computer problems and communicate with the Information Services Help Desk as needed
  • Communicate with patrons in-person and via chat, email, and telephone
  • Collect statistics relating to reference transactions and other library operations
  • Handle other special projects as assigned.
  • Work hours are typically scheduled between 10am-7pm, Monday-Friday, although some evenings and weekends may be required.

Position is a temporary, part-time (up to 17 hours/wk) position, and is not eligible for benefits.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • A bachelor's degree
  • Current enrollment in a library science program or an earned library assistant degree or certificate
  • Strong commitment to excellent customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relations skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • General office experience and comfort with computers, MS Office and basic Internet skills
  • Interest in acquiring new skills in a rapidly changing environment

Desired:

  • Experience working in a library or office environment
  • Knowledge of electronic and print library resources, library circulation systems and online library catalogs
  • Knowledge of health information, including medical terminology and medical reference sources.

To apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are welcome to apply.

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E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL

Position Available: As soon as possible after closing date of search. This is for a regular 100%, 12-month Academic Professional position in the University Library.

Duties and Responsibilities: The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign seeks an innovative and knowledgeable professional to serve in the position of E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist. This is an academic professional position for an entry level librarian with the requisite skills or course work or for a non-MLS professional with appropriate experience and skills. This position is largely responsible for developing and implementing library's e-serials bibliographic control policy and practice. Under the direction of the Head of Content and Access Management, s(he) is to work to establish efficient work procedures and maintain high standards of both quality and production of bibliographic control for the Library's large collection of serials. The E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist will work in the Content Access Management unit within the Technical Services Division. The position will work in a team environment with those Division faculty and staff responsible for the cataloging and management of e-serials and maintenance of serials in all formats.

The E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist responsibilities:

  • Establish and help implement e-serials bibliographic control best practices and workflows in conjunction with Acquisitions ordering staff and the E-Resources Librarian
  • Will supervise the day-to-day workflow of the Serials Cataloging unit (3 senior library specialist and 1 library specialist), including original cataloging, complex copy cataloging, and serials maintenance work
  • Coordinate workflows for serials cataloging within Content Access Management and assist Acquisitions in establishing best practices for binding updates, maintenance of serial pattern records, and serials ordering statuses
  • Train staff in all aspects of e-serials cataloging, including the development of documentation meeting national cataloging standards
  • Perform bibliographic control duties including adding, updating, and correcting bibliographic and holding records for electronic and print serials
  • Work with staff outside Content Access Management to routinely and consistently update print serial holdings for currently received serials as well as for retrospective maintenance projects
  • Coordinate work on maintaining  links for A&I databases and serial titles that cannot be added to the link resolver and the E-Serial A to Z list, in consultation with the E-Resources Librarian and the Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Support Specialist
  • Create original bibliographic records for newly acquired serials
  • Participate and lead in meetings involving discussion of bibliographic control matters for serials, including policy workflow and special projects
  • Help investigate additional solutions for bibliographic control of e-serials including using vendor records, ONYX feeds, and the MARCIt service

This position may participate in research activity regarding issues in bibliographic control in digital library environments and the impact of implementing emerging cataloging standards in user services and discovery services.

As the information landscape is changing, this position may be asked to cover additional and evolving services or functions related to enhancing the discovery and delivery of library content.

Environment: The University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign is one of the preeminent research libraries in the world. With more than 13 million volumes and significant digital resources, it ranks second in size among academic research libraries in the United States and first among public university libraries in the world. As the intellectual heart of the campus, the Library is committed to maintaining the strongest possible collections and services and engaging in research and development activities in pursuit of the University's mission of teaching, scholarship, and public service. The Library currently employs approximately 90 faculty and 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants. For more detailed information, please visit http://www.library.illinois.edu/. The Library consists of multiple departmental libraries located across campus, as well as an array of central public, technical, and administrative service units. The Library also encompasses a variety of virtual service points and "embedded librarian" programs.

The Content Access Management (CAM) department consists of 7 permanent and visiting faculty and academic professionals, 20 FTE civil service staff, and academic hourly and student employees engaged in cataloging and metadata creation to facilitate the discovery and delivery of the Library's information resources. The various units in CAM include Monographic Cataloging, Serials Cataloging, Metadata Services, and Database Maintenance. Members of CAM also contribute to electronic resources cataloging, large-scale digitization projects, web scale discovery services, and the creation, harvesting, enhancement, remediation, and transformation of Library metadata. The unit participates in cooperative cataloging programs to support national and international resource sharing.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Serials cataloging experience in an academic or research library setting or cataloging experience with electronic resources
  • Familiarity with cataloging rules, standards, and tools such as MARC, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, and CONSER standards
  • Solid computer skills including spreadsheet and database applications
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively and flexibly with a wide variety of staff in a rapidly changing environment

Preferred:

  • Experience with ExLibris Voyager integrated library system
  • Experience with MarcEdit software
  • Experience with other non-MARC metadata standards
  • Familiarity with electronic resources standards and related initiatives, evolving practices, and NACO or other PCC programs

Salary and Rank: Salary commensurate with credentials and experience. Librarians have faculty rank, and must demonstrate excellence in librarianship, research, and university/professional/community service in order to meet university standards for tenure and promotion. For more information, see http://www.library.illinois.edu/committee/promo/pta.html.

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

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

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

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

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

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Associate Director for Library Education and Research, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA

The Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA has an opening for an Associate Director for Library Education and Research. Under the general direction of the Director of Library Services, the Associate Director for Education and Research will work closely with the Management Council and staff to carry out the library's strategic vision and priorities, guide library programs, services and staff, and enable optimal overall library performance. The Associate Director will provide strategic vision, leadership, and management to staff in the areas of education, clinical, research, scholarly publishing (copyright, open access, and the institutional repository), and outreach.

All applications must be submitted online: https://careers-umms.icims.com/jobs/23818/assoc-dir%2c-lib-education-%26-research/job.

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Humanities Librarian, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

The Library at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Humanities Librarian.  The successful candidate will be oversee collection development and management as well as provide reference and instructional support for the departments of English; History; Philosophy, Religion, and Classical Studies; and Art and Art History.  In addition, the Humanities Librarian will provide general reference service and will be expected to carry out scholarly and service activities required to attain tenure.

Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree and a broad knowledge of humanities information resources.  Educational background and/or experience in a relevant humanities discipline.  Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. Initiative, flexibility, and a strong service orientation.

Preferred Qualifications: Significant experience using resources in the humanities. Work experience in academic libraries, particularly collection development, reference and instruction.  Knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies.  Knowledge of current assessment issues/trends in academic libraries. Record of professional service and/or scholarship. Additional graduate degree in an appropriate discipline is highly desirable. 

To apply, please send a cover letter describing how your credentials meet the needs described in this ad, a current copy of your curriculum vitae, and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) for at least five professional references to Forrest Link, Chair, Humanities Librarian Search Committee. Applications should be sent via email only to libjobs@tcnj.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but must be received by October 31, 2014 in order to ensure full consideration.

For a more detailed position description, see: https://jedi.tcnj.edu/webteam/employment/academic

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

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Health Sciences Librarian, Mugar Library, Boston University, Boston, MA

Tracking Code1767/I3014*

Job Description

Lead library staff in supporting health science interests across the Boston University Charles River campus. Act as primary liaison for department chairs, faculty, and students in the College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College and engage in outreach to other campus constituencies, such as School of Public Health students. Provide library instruction, research, and consultative services for faculty and students in the discovery, evaluation, and organization of scholarly resources as both specialist and generalist collaborating in a team departmental environment. Develop and maintain web-based materials to support and maintain these services. Manage library collections for health sciences and other assigned subject areas, and stay abreast of developments in scholarly communication and higher education. Integrate technology into all aspects of work.

Required Skills

MLS, advanced degree in health sciences preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated expertise using web technologies for accessing and creating resources. Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse populations of faculty, staff and students. One to three years of related experience. Based on experience, candidate would be hired as a Librarian I (Salary Grade 41) or a Librarian II (Salary Grade 42).

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. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Position TypeFull-Time/Regular

SalaryGrade 41/42

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Research & Instruction/Business and Technology Librarian, University of Washington Libraries, Bothell, WA

LOCATION: University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Library and Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue.

The University of Washington Libraries seeks a creative and energetic librarian to join a collaborative team of librarians, faculty, and academic staff who are committed to innovation in teaching, learning and research.

THE LIBRARIES: Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 8 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and  diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

CAMPUS AND LIBRARY:

The University of Washington Libraries serves the students, faculty, and staff of Cascadia College and the University of Washington Bothell at their co-located campus in Bothell, located 18 miles north of downtown Seattle. UW Bothell currently offers programs in Business; Computing and Software Systems; Education; Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; and Nursing and Health Studies. Librarians collaborate frequently with UW Bothell academic staff from Information Technologies (including Learning Technologies), the Quantitative Skills Center, Teaching and Learning Center, and the Writing and Communication Center. More information on UW Bothell and its programs can be found at http://www.uwb.edu. More about Cascadia College can be found here: http://www.cascadia.edu/

The Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) is part of the University of Washington Bothell's School of Business. Located nearby in Bellevue, WA, the ELC is home to the University of Washington Bothell Leadership MBA program, BA in Business program, and a new Master of Science in Accounting  program. More about the ELC:  http://www.uwb.edu/business/centers/elc

More information about the Library can be found at http://library.uwb.edu.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Research & Instruction/Business & Technology Librarian will serve as one of two liaisons to the School of Business, and collaborate with the science librarians to support technology-related areas, such as engineering and computer science.

Under the general direction of the Head of Teaching and Learning, this position will partner with colleagues within the Library and across the campus to develop, deliver, and assess in-person and online instruction that integrates information literacy into the curriculum, and will utilize learning technologies and pedagogies in support of student learning.

Provides classroom and online instruction for targeted courses within the Library's integrated information literacy program at the lower division, including College 101 and English 102 at Cascadia College, and Discovery Core and Research Writing classes in the first year program at UW Bothell.  

In consultation with the Head of Collections, the Business Librarian, science librarians and faculty, will select print and electronic materials for the undergraduate and graduate curricula, informed by the larger research collections across the UW Libraries and regional consortia. Includes collaborative tri-campus efforts with counterpart colleagues at UW Seattle and UW Tacoma to meet collection needs for each campus.

In consultation with the Head of Research Services, will provide assistance for a range of research inquiries at the UW Bothell Eastside Leadership Center and in the Library's Information Commons and online through the UW Libraries' email and chat reference services.

Some evening and weekend reference and instruction work will be required at both campus locations.

Librarians are expected to play an active role in planning and assessing library services, and to take responsibility for his/her professional development in pursuit of promotion and continuing appointment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.

Preferred:

  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge in the provision of instruction services in a college or university setting is highly desirable. Familiarity with information literacy concepts, trends, pedagogies, and assessment.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies and online learning pedagogies in support of hybrid or distance instruction.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge in the provision of reference services to college or university students, in person and online. Strong user centered public service philosophy.
  • Experience or coursework in business, business librarianship, engineering, computer science, science and technology librarianship or related fields.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge in working with students from diverse backgrounds, interests, and abilities who possess a wide range of educational goals. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment where consultation, flexibility, creativity, collaboration, and cooperation are essential. Commitment to continually seeking improvement in services, collections, and facilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

SALARY: $48,000 minimum, 12 month annual contract. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

RANK: Position will be at rank of Assistant or Sr. Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.

BENEFITS: Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan (TIAA-CREF and/or Fidelity Investments) on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. Excellent medical, dental and life insurance plans. No state or local income tax.

APPLICATION PROCESS:         

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • Teaching Statement: Applicants are also to provide a separate statement of no more than one page addressing their general teaching philosophy and commitment to teaching information literacy.
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space until interviews are conducted. Then, some application materials will be circulated.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:       

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., October 31, 2014. 

University of Washington Libraries home page is http://www.lib.washington.edu.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.

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

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Head, Education Resources and Learning Librarian/Assistant Librarian, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

The Head of Education Resources and Online Learning Librarian reports to the Assistant Dean for online/distance learning and supervisory duties and to the Head of Collection Development and Open Access Initiatives for collection development and liaison responsibilities.

Summary of Duties:

30%     Provides library services to faculty, staff, and students participating in the University's online and distance learning courses and/or programs; works collaboratively with other subject specialists who serve online faculty and students; researches, evaluates and assists in implementing technologies to enhance online and distance learning; works to provide services that meet or exceed ACRL's Standards for Distance Learning Library Services.

25%    Oversees operations of the Education Resources department and supervises and evaluates the department's Library Associate.

25%    Serves as a selector and liaison for the College of Human Sciences & Education's School of Library and Information Science, School of Education, and School of Kinesiology, providing outreach, instruction, and specialized reference services to faculty and students in those disciplines; develops discipline-specific subject guides, instructional and other materials as needed; works with faculty in the College to embed information literacy in the curriculum; participates in liaison group activities; participates in accreditation and program reviews.

15%     Works to meet promotion and tenure requirements for research and service.

05%    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

Masters degree from an ALA-accredited program; at least two years of experience in instructional design or technology-based course delivery; demonstrated knowledge of current principles and practices of distance learning and/or instructional learning technology; demonstrated knowledge and experience in creating and using online library instructional materials; experience providing reference services and library instruction; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; evidence of potential to meet research and service requirements for promotion and tenure.

Preferred:

Undergraduate or graduate degree in Instructional Design, Informational Technology, or related area; experience in providing reference service in an academic environment; at least two years supervisory experience.

Application:

The application deadline is October 6, 2014 or until the position has been filled. To apply for this position, go to https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58294

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Science Librarian/Assistant Librarian, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

The Science Librarian reports to the Head, Research & Instruction Services for research and instruction duties and to the Head of Collection Development and Open Access Initiatives for collection development and faculty liaison responsibilities.

Summary of Duties:

45%     Serves as selector and subject specialist liaison for a range of biological, environmental, and/or physical science disciplines. Provides outreach, instruction, and specialized research services to faculty and students in those disciplines. Advocates for use of library services and resources; seeks departmental and campus partnerships and collaborations.

15%     Provides general and specialized research services at the Research Desk; may work nights and weekends in rotation.

15%     Works to meet promotion and tenure requirements for research and service.

10%     Works with staff of the institutional repository to provide data services and assistance with the IR to faculty and students in assigned subject areas; works with the head of the Scholarly Communications Librarian and the Open Access Initiatives Librarian to develop and implement initiatives related to these issues.

10%     Provides library instruction for general library training sessions.

5%       Other duties as assigned.

Required:

Masters degree from an ALA-accredited program; degree in a science discipline or two years academic library experience working with a science discipline; experience providing reference/research services and library instruction; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; evidence of potential to meet research and service requirements for promotion and tenure; knowledge of institutional repositories and scholarly communication issues.

Preferred:

Advanced degree in a science discipline; experience with and/or knowledge of e-science/data management issues.

Applications

Application deadline is October 6, 2014 or until a suitable candidate is hired. To apply, go to https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58293

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Digital Projects Librarian, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Reporting to the Systems/Emerging Technologies Librarian, this position is responsible for heading the Library Digital Projects Lab, including the selection, prioritization, digitization, preservation and access to unique, world-class Wesleyan collections for the use of students, faculty and researchers.

The collections selected will not be commercially available or digitized elsewhere, and will be of significant scholarly value within and outside Wesleyan.

The Digital Projects Librarian will work with librarians and faculty members to select collections to be digitized that will be of benefit to their courses, assignments and faculty-student research projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise the operations of the Library Digital Projects lab, including the work of lab student workers and/or interns.
  • Work with Special Collections & Archives, the World Music Archives, library liaisons, Academic Computing Managers, and faculty to select and prioritize for digitization unique Wesleyan collections for use in student and/or faculty research and assignments.
  • Work with the University Archivist, Head of Cataloging and others to make accessible and preserve digitized collections, ensuring that they meet emerging national standards and comply with copyright and privacy laws.
  • Establish digitization policies and procedures, and share these with other digitization initiatives within and outside Wesleyan.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships within the CTW Consortium and other institutions, exploring the possibilities of sharing processes, staff, and collections.
  • Keep abreast of trends in the creation, maintenance and migration of digital collections, with a view to improving procedures, preservation and access.
  • Participate in library and University committees and initiatives as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in library science required.
  • 1-2 years' experience working with library systems in an academic library, and a high degree of comfort learning new systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience collaborating with a variety of constituencies within an academic institution.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively online and in person using a variety of media.
  • Experience collaborating and working in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of one year's experience handling archives and/or special collections materials is strongly preferred.
  • A year or more experience digitizing materials and/or assigning metadata to digital objects.
  • Significant experience resolving copyright and privacy issues involving digital objects.
  • Experience working with faculty to incorporate digitized materials into their coursework.
  • Experience working in or managing an institutional repository.

See: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4546 to apply.

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Serials and Digital Access Metadata Librarian, Assistant Library Professor, University of Vermont Libraries, Burlington, VT

The University of Vermont Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative and dynamic candidate to coordinate serials cataloging and e-resource access at UVM libraries. Working collaboratively with key staff members this 12 month faculty librarian position will manage the operations of serials cataloging, maintenance of electronic/print serials, ensure prompt access to newly acquired resources and timely resolution of access issues. As a vital member of Resource Description and Access Services, the successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Collection Management Services to manage and monitor serials functions and digital access issues. This position provides serials cataloging services to the University Libraries which include Bailey/Howe Library and the Dana Medical Library.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide leadership and management of serials operations and digital access at UVM Libraries. Collaborate closely with the Metadata/Cataloging Librarian in managing RDAS departmental workflow. Coordinate provision of access to e-resources in general and e-serials in particular. Assist with data loads for e-resources and quality control of bibliographic records. Manage e-serials and print serials records and coordinate serials bindery activities. Train and supervise paraprofessional staff. Participate in the library liaison program. Serve on various library, university and professional committees; engage in scholarship and creative activities, and service.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Please address each of these qualifications in your application materials:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program;
  • At least two years of increasingly responsible and relevant professional metadata/serials cataloging experience;
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of cataloging rules, standards and tools, such as MARC, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, FRBR, MESH and NLM classification;
  • Supervisory experience in an academic library environment;
  • Knowledge of Program for Cooperative Cataloging (CONSER, NACO, SACO) standards;
  • Knowledge of evolving metadata standards and schema, such as, BIBFRAME, Dublin Core, and EAD.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A strong background in serials and e-resource management;
  • Working knowledge of the Ex-Libris Voyager Integrated Library System;
  • Ability to inspire and motivate staff, promote diversity and accountability;
  • Ability to work in a technological and rapidly changing academic library environment;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and communicate effectively with a wide range of faculty, staff, and constituents.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about their commitment to diversity and how they will further this goal. For more information on diversity at the University of Vermont, see http://www.uvm.edu/president/?Page=whydiversity_statement.html

SALARY AND APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Salary is commensurate with rank and experience. The successful candidate will be appointed as an Assistant Library Professor. Minimum salary for Assistant Library Professor is $51,412. Generous benefits package includes: TIAA/CREF (or alternative plan), managed health care plan, and 22 days of annual leave. The library faculty is represented by United Academics.

Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than October 10, 2014.

For further information on this position, refer to job posting #F021PO or to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.uvmjobs.com; telephone 802-656-3150.

The University of Vermont is an Equal/Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

CAMPUS PROFILE:

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. UVM Libraries, comprised of Bailey/Howe and Dana Medical 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 to public service. UVM Libraries use Primo as their discovery search interface, ScholarWorks@UVM as the institutional repository and offer unique digital collections via the Center for Digital Initiatives.

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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Cataloging Coordinator, Allen Library, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a regular full-time non-exempt position, 35 hours per week, which may include evening and weekend hours. Performs general and basic cataloging and processing functions as well as assists in the daily operations of the Allen Library (a music/dance library). Actively provides information and services to all patrons. Oversees student employees.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs copy cataloging for music, dance, and related performing arts materials in multiple formats. Creates provisional records for music and dance materials. Oversees the processing of Hartt recordings. Assists in the maintenance of authority records to assure the quality and integrity of the library databases. Ensures a high standard of quality for the catalog and authority database. Trains, provides guidance and oversees student staff on proper copy cataloging procedures and processing of music and dance materials. Establishes, maintains and adheres to administrative controls over cataloging records and documents detailing intellectual content. Organizes and arranges materials to facilitate access for patrons and library staff. Adheres to local and national standards for copy cataloging of materials in various formats. Keeps abreast of national cataloging policies. Receives, prepares and processes materials for binding. Maintains supply inventory. Trains and oversees student staff in the repair of library materials. Provides quality customer service in person and by telephone, answering inquiries pertaining to library resources as necessary and appropriate. Participates in campus, local and area professional development seminars and training, attends committee and staff meetings as appropriate. Performs other related duties as assigned.

FORMAL EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in music required.

WORK EXPERIENCE: 0 to < 1 year.

SPECIAL SKILLS: The ability to work effectively with diverse groups.

PAY GRADE: I.

MORE INFORMATION: Find a complete job description and additional information about salaries and benefits at http://www.hartford.edu/hrd/Employment.aspx.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: There is no deadline for applications and the position will remain open until filled. Electronic resumes are highly encouraged. All resumes are acknowledged. If you are applying by email, please send one complete set of the following: resume, cover letter (including position of interest and salary requirements), and professional references to hrd@hartford.edu. If you are applying by either fax or by mail, please send one complete set of the following: resume, cover letter (including position of interest and salary requirements), and professional references to: University of Hartford, Attn: Human Resources Development, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117-1599; Fax: 860.768.4732. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer (AA), Male (M), Female (F), Disabled (D), Veteran (V). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Business Librarian, Metadata Librarian, and Head of Reference, Research & Instruction, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University Library (Fort Myers, FL) is seeking qualified candidates for three new positions: Business Librarian, Metadata Librarian, and Head of Reference, Research & Instruction. Located in sunny southwest Florida, FGCU offers opportunities for professional growth, first-class facilities and technology, and a friendly customer service focused atmosphere. FGCU is a growing, comprehensive public institution offering a broad array of undergraduate and graduate programs in arts and sciences, business, engineering, environmental science, computer science, education, nursing/allied health, resort & hospitality management, public administration and social services. The University, with its innovative programs, technology friendly campus, and outstanding faculty, is one of the most exciting educational environments in America.

In fact, see what two of our newest librarians have to say about us:

"Working at FGCU Library is the most satisfying career move I've ever made--and that's saying something considering librarianship represents a complete change of venue for this former social worker. The library faculty and staff have been universally friendly, supportive, and welcoming. I count myself fortunate to be an FGCU librarian."

"I love working with such a dedicated and enthusiastic staff, and it's exciting to contribute to the development of a young institution that's continually growing."

Enjoy nearby wonderful recreational activities: beaches, bike trails, parks and water, as well as, theatre, arts and music. Details and application instructions are posted here https://jobs.fgcu.edu/

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Circulation Manager, John D. Rockefeller 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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Reference & Instruction Librarian (PT), Manchester Community College, Manchester, NH

The Manchester Community College Library in Manchester, NH seeks an energetic, customer-service oriented Librarian to join its team. This is an entry-level position.

SCOPE OF WORK: The Reference & Instruction Librarian combines traditional library reference and instruction services with current and emerging technologies to design and develop engaging reference services and library instruction sessions. This position works within a student-centered, creative, and innovative reference and instruction team, providing exceptional customer service for a diverse population and academic curriculum. This position reports to the Library Director at MCC.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Performs reference duties by assisting users with information and research needs in person, and via telephone, chat, and email.
  • Develops and delivers general and course-integrated information literacy/library instruction and reference programs in person and online.
  • Creates online course research and subject guides.
  • Collaborates with faculty to introduce and integrate information literacy concepts and competencies into their academic coursework, and assess student learning outcomes.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the reference collection.
  • Collaborates with professional library staff on policy documents.
  • Provides basic technical support and troubleshooting on library computers, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Attends seminars and serves on committees to stay current with professional development and campus issues.
  • Complies with all college, system, state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education: Master's degree in Library Science, from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.

Experience: No experience required. Additional years of related work experience may not be substituted for the formal education required by this class specification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in a library in a higher education institution; Experience using ACRL's Information Literacy Competency Standards to develop instruction programs and workshops. Knowledge of print and online resources preferred. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Evening and weekend availability required.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Thorough knowledge of professional library techniques, systems and procedures. Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographical research. Knowledge of reader interest levels in relation to library patrons. Working knowledge of reference books and other information sources. Ability to use and explain library facilities including card catalogs and other reference aids. Ability to assist the public and others with specialized library problems. Ability to assign and supervise the work of technical personnel. Ability to present ideas effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the colleges appointing authority.

Position Classification: Librarian I

Labor Grade: 18

Salary: $18.79 - $21.97/per hour

Position #: M2R00041

Schedule: Part-time, 25 hours per week, 1st shift including some nights/Saturdays, Available: immediately.

How to Apply

All applicants who wish to be considered for this position are required to submit a Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) Employment Application. Unless specified otherwise, applications shall be accepted until the position is filled. Applications will require certification once submitted. Certification does not constitute or guarantee an interview. If applications pass certification, they will be forwarded to the hiring manager for consideration. When submitting an application, please designate the title of the position and position number for which you are applying.

In addition to submitting the CCSNH Application form, applicants are asked to include a current resume or cv, cover letter, and 3 professional references.

Applications and other documents should be submitted to:

Manchester Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
1066 Front Street
Manchester, NH 03102
mcchr@ccsnh.edu

For general questions, please contact Jeannie DiBella at jdibella@ccsnh.edu or (603) 206-8008.

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Life Sciences Librarian (Job Share), Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

*** This is a limited term, half-time shared position ***

Albert R. Mann Library, part of the Cornell University Library, is looking for a creative energetic professional who is service oriented, technically skilled, and enjoys working in an innovative work environment. Candidates should have a strong background and interest in the life sciences in order to develop and implement highly effective services in support of Cornell's life sciences students, faculty and staff. Working on a team with more than a dozen colleagues who make up the Mann Library Research and Learning Services and Collection Development librarians, the Life Sciences Librarian will also have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the overall public services program at Mann Library.

This appointment is a part-time job-sharing arrangement with a limited term. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with the incumbent to develop and maintain a workable schedule and distribution of responsibilities, with minimal impact on the work of the Library and services to its users.

The initial appointment will be for one year, with possible annual renewal for up to five years in total. The terms of the appointment are subject to an agreement signed by both the incumbent and the successful candidate, and address contingencies such as one party leaving the position. To request a copy of the draft agreement, please contact Gail Steinhart (gss1@cornell.edu).

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Head of Research and Learning Services, the Life Sciences Librarian:

  • Develops and leads innovative information services for the life sciences research, learning and extension communities.
  • Acquires and maintains expertise in information trends in the molecular and life sciences disciplines.
  • Participates in Library and campus research support service initiatives including those related to research profiles, and research data management, curation and preservation.
  • Partners with the Mann Library Instruction Coordinator and faculty to develop and support information literacy programs for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Delivers public services to the Cornell community including reference and consulting services and instruction in information management.
  • Serves as liaison to selected life sciences activities and departments within College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Leads and/or participates in other innovative projects in information delivery.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in Library or Information Science AND/OR post-baccalaureate degree in the life sciences.
  • Subject background in molecular or biomedical fields, or related discipline, demonstrated through course work or substantive experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, service orientation.
  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Experience with computer and telecommunications technologies for information management and collaboration.
  • Commitment to professional development.

Preferred:

  • Work experience in an academic library.
  • Experience teaching information management and computer technologies.
  • Experience working with tools and technologies related to data management, such as relational databases, GIS software, scripting languages, etc.

Environment:

Albert R. Mann Library has a long commitment to providing innovative information services. The Library's collection of life sciences, agricultural and related social sciences materials serves the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Human Ecology, and the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. Mann Library is an integral part of the Cornell University Library. The recently renovated building is the vibrant hub for our primary Colleges. We provide leadership in the library community through projects such as VIVO (http://vivo.cornell.edu), the USDA Economics, Statistics, and Market Information System (http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu), the Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (http://cugir.mannlib.cornell.edu), and the TEEAL (http://www.teeal.org/) and Research4Life (http://www.research4life.org/) programs which provide developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content.

Cornell University is an Ivy League comprehensive research university located in Ithaca in the scenic Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. The town and university offer a unique cosmopolitan and international atmosphere in a beautiful natural setting of waterfalls, gorges, and lakes. The university comprises 14 schools with over 2,700 faculty members and nearly 21,600 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. The Cornell University Library is a vigorous professional organization with a strong track record in innovation and service quality. It contains nearly 8 million printed volumes, 99,000 current serials in print or online, over 650,000 additional networked electronic resources, and rich materials in other formats. The Library was a recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries' Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in 2002.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days (pro-rated for part-time positions), 11 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding is available.

Application Procedure: Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references at this website: http://www.hr.cornell.edu/jobs/positions.html. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Review of applications will begin on October 31 and continue until a suitable pool of finalists has been identified.

Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach.

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.

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Head of Content Organization and Management, Hunter Library, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Salary: Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Status: Full-time, tenure-track

Western Carolina University's Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic and highly qualified librarian to develop and lead its Content Organization and Management (COM) Department. The department selects, acquires, organizes and manages intellectual content to support the learning, teaching and scholarship activities of the university's students, faculty, and staff. The head of COM is responsible for: departmental strategic planning, budgeting, and management; coordination and guidance of departmental recruitment, program review and assessment; mentoring and performance evaluation; oversight of the collegial and peer review processes; providing leadership for the library's scholarly communication efforts and supervision of the collection development, electronic resources, metadata and serials librarians. The department head collaborates with COM librarians and departmental liaisons to develop the library's collection of electronic and print resources; collaborates with the digital initiatives unit to develop digital projects and programs; and serves as a member of the library-wide leadership team.

The successful candidate will: be responsive to user needs and services in an academic library environment and serve as a mentor, manager, and leader to the staff and faculty in COM; be familiar with technology and emerging trends; participate in departmental and library-wide committees and work groups and function in a full range of professional departmental responsibilities; remain professionally informed and pursue the discovery of new knowledge related to the field of librarianship through scholarship; seek opportunities for professional service; fully embrace the library's guiding principles; be  flexible, and act with integrity.

For a complete position description, qualifications, and application procedures visit our website: https://jobs.wcu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53598

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Reference and Research Services Librarian for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), New York University Shanghai, China

The NYU Library in Shanghai invites applications for a STEM Reference and Research Services Librarian in an innovative and forward-looking setting. As part of a collaborative team, the position plays a key role in the educational mission of NYU Shanghai by establishing strong relationships with faculty and students, and connecting them to the services, content and tools that meet their research, teaching and learning needs.

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

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

The Library of NYU Shanghai will deliver and coordinate a wide range of academic services that support the teaching, learning and research of NYU Shanghai's faculty and students.  Drawing on the resources of the libraries at NYU New York, the NYU Shanghai library provides an opportunity to create a forward-looking 21st century library program and facility to serve a culturally diverse and academically talented population.

The STEM librarian serves as the primary liaison to a group of academic departments in the area of science, technology, engineering and math, with responsibilities for building collections in all formats that support research and curricular needs; delivering a program of instruction, consultation, and research support services; developing responsive outreach and other information services; and taking a leadership role on projects and initiatives as appropriate. Collaborative work with colleagues at NYU New York, NYU Abu Dhabi, and across NYU's global network is an important job expectation. Librarians at NYU participate in library and system-wide committees, and professional activities outside of the university.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate LIS degree
  • Previous experience in instruction, collection development, or reference services
  • High degree of facility with technologies and systems in academic library and information services
  • Academic background in a STEM discipline (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) or demonstrated experience in providing science information and education services
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal oral and written English language skills
  • Demonstrated history of flexibility, creativity, and strong customer service commitment

Preferred:

  • Experience in a research library
  • Familiarity with scientific research, including scholarly communication, publication trends, data management, and corresponding needs of faculty and researchers
  • Advanced degree in a STEM discipline or other subject area relevant to the NYU Shanghai academic program
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse environment
  • Chinese language skills; familiarity with Chinese culture
  • Prior international experience

Salary/Benefits:

Excellent and generous benefits package which include medical benefits, paid time-off, and relocation assistance. Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the name, address and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to jobs@library.nyu.edu. Please include where you heard about this position. Resumes will be considered until the position is filled. 

NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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Digital Services Assistant, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

The Boston College Libraries is seeking a Digital Services Assistant to coordinate services and resources in a digital scholarship lab. This position will serve as an initial contact for digital services in the library, and will coordinate activities with multiple departments inside and outside the library in an evolving environment.

This position reports to the Learning Commons Manager.

Responsibilities:

Provide service and referrals for faculty, staff, and students in an evolving library service point focused on digital scholarship and multimedia. Support the instruction department with multimedia expertise, and by staffing reference service points, including the digital scholarship service desk and the O'Neill Library reference desk. Coordinate meetings with a variety of constituents and library staff. Assess user needs and recommend resources. Assist with training and supervision of student workers. Oversee daily functioning of the area, including working with IT to update and maintain hardware and software, schedule spaces for meetings and instruction, and help coordinate special events. Provide support for digitization and reformatting of media items. Assist with marketing and outreach efforts for the digital scholarship space. Use a variety of resources to develop professionally as needs evolve.

Requirements:

  • Experience with digital audio/video production, encoding, dubbing/digitizing, editing, and/or streaming, and one or more of the following: data analysis and visualization, desktop imaging, instructional design
  • Demonstrated customer service skills, and experience working with diverse populations
  • Experience supporting information technology, training, and hands-on software experience
  • Excellent public service, interpersonal and service skills
  • Familiarity with digital humanities, multimedia presentation, and/or data visualization concepts and processes.
  • Minimum two years of related experience
  • Experience working in a library or academic setting preferred
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Coursework or assignments involving digital scholarship and/or multimedia preferred

https://www7.bc.edu/erecruit/index.html

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Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Services, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,100 full-time undergraduates and 4,700 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities and a member of the Association of Research Universities, Boston College has 752 full-time and 1,080 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $886 million, and an endowment of approximately $2 billion.

Job Description

Boston College Libraries seeks an Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives & Services.  This position reports to the University Librarian.

The successful candidate has the opportunity to build out our digital program in collaboration with the library, faculty and other campus partners. We have already launched several important projects, but the challenge lies in leading the way from the project-based environment to a sustainable program. We are deeply committed to furthering our digital initiatives and are looking for someone with relevant experience and comfortable in taking an entrepreneurial approach to exploring and trying creative approaches to digital library work. We will commit necessary resources to ensure the success of the Boston College Libraries' digital future. Our motto in the BC Libraries is "value beyond discovery" and we see our current and emerging digital projects and eventual program as critical to establishing that value.

S/he develops, coordinates, and assesses digital collections and services and scholarly projects across the Boston College Libraries. Working at the intersection of technology and scholarship, s/he collaborates with library staff, faculty, and others to develop programs and build digital content to leverage holdings across BCL collections, services, and operations in support of teaching, learning, research, and community engagement. S/he will coordinate the programmatic and content issues relating to the BCL digital collections, and provide creative and compliant oversight for a distributed landscape of static and dynamic digital content. This landscape includes key external partners such as the Boston Library Consortia, Catholic Research Resources Association, and other potential collaborators. S/he will meet the growing need for a coordinated approach to innovative digital projects by engaging with stakeholders, assessing needs and current programs, and creating structures that make BCL a full and trusted partner in digital project development in support of research and learning at Boston College. These initiatives will cross AUL and departmental lines, will include relationships with IT / IDeS and with faculty; s/he will find effective and appropriate ways to communicate and structure these initiatives. Additionally, s/he will provide oversight and assessment of the distributed library education program in all its forms.

The AUL for Digital Initiatives & Services is a member of the University Librarian's Advisory Council (ULAC) and participates in all strategic planning and priority setting activities.

Requirements:

Minimum ten years successful experience in research collections in an academic setting as well as 5+ years of experience directly managing staff.

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program (or equivalent) required.

Master's degree or PhD in another field preferred.

Closing Statement

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.

In order to be considered as an official applicant, please note that it is necessary to apply directly online at our site: www.bc.edu/bcjobs.

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Electronic Resources Associate, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Department: Libraries
Job Category: Staff
Position Control: AS0069
Grade: O
Position Category: Regular
Internal/External Position Type: Administrative Support
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Provide access to electronic and print continuing resources. Manage subscriptions and oversee the receiving and processing of journals and newspapers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide access to electronic resources: Verify, maintain, and update access to electronic journals and data bases using resource locator software (SFX link resolver), the online catalog (Aleph), and other electronic resource management tools. Identify and resolve problems relating to subscriptions and online access by communicating with vendors. Contribute to maintaining the SFX Knowledgebase for electronic resources to ensure current and accurate access.

Process journals and newspapers: Train and supervise students to receive print journals and newspapers and to prepare print materials to be shelved. Oversee the creation and maintenance of accurate records in Aleph for patron access. Update OCLC online union list records for print journals to ensure accurate holdings for Smith are represented in this national database.

Process Subscriptions: Process subscription renewal quotes, invoices and credits; communicate with vendors to resolve issues.

Oversee handling of mail for Neilson Library: Train and supervise students to sort and deliver U.S. and campus mail in a timely manner. Provide mail services for faculty with offices in Neilson Library, the Kahn Institute, the Center for Media Production, and the Spinelli Center for Quantitative Learning. Handle daily deliveries to and from package delivery services (e.g. UPS) and the book delivery service between the libraries' units on campus.

Participate in developing goals, objectives, and implementation plans pertaining to the libraries' Collection Services activities. Contribute effectively to teamwork, communication, and problem solving and customer service. Perform related duties as required.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience: High School diploma or equivalent; 1-3 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Skills: Strong organization, problem solving, and communication skills; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; ability to organize and prioritize work effectively; attention to detail. Familiarity with standard office software.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, full-year position - 21 hours per week for 52 weeks per year.
Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=21011&job=as0069-electronic-resources-associate

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North Carolina State University Libraries Fellows Program, 2015-2017, Raleigh, NC

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the NCSU Libraries Fellows, 2015-2017. The NCSU Libraries offers you the opportunity to launch your career in a leading research library, where librarians experience the rewards of working with a diverse clientele, including outstanding faculty and students in nationally ranked academic programs. You will gain experience in teamwork and have access to decision makers. Your assignment to an innovative initiative allows you to work closely with librarians and information technology professionals throughout the library. The NCSU Libraries Fellows program differs from many others by allowing Fellows to determine the direction of their development by choosing the initiative or the home department to which they are assigned. Library managers and administrators are readily available to provide feedback and guidance to help you develop skills and learn how to make good career decisions. The Fellows program can provide you with experiences that will enhance your learning potential and future career opportunities. 

Full Vacancy Announcement

To Apply

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Acquisitions & Collections Management Unit Manager, Oregon State University Libraries and Press, Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) seeks a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented librarian to join the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing Department.  Reporting to the Director of the department, the incumbent will fill a key management position at OSULP.  The librarian uses his/her knowledge of current and emerging trends to oversee the evaluation, management, and promotion of a wide range of electronic and physical resources. In close collaboration with personnel from other appropriate library units, the incumbent coordinates support for the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of physical and electronic resources; is responsible for the daily operations related to licensing, negotiation, and tracking the acquisition process for electronic resources; facilitates communication and coordinates activities with other library units; and acts as liaison with other libraries, consortial groups, vendors, and patrons.

Learn more about Oregon State University (http://www.oregonstate.edu/) and Oregon State University Libraries and Press (http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/).

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 18th, 2014.  The full announcement, job requirements and application instructions are available at: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu.  Look for posting # 0013096.

OSU is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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Business Librarian, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

The Goizueta Business Library at Emory University has an exciting opportunity for a self-confident, imaginative and energetic business librarian to work with a top business school. The Business Library provides exceptional business information products and services to the Goizueta Business School's faculty, students, staff and alumni, delivered through personalized consultations, creative instruction, and successful web experiences.

Position Summary:

This individual will be the Organization & Management (O&M) area liaison, responsible for developing relationships with the Business School's O&M faculty, collection and content development, and instruction in this discipline; she/he will also assume the liaison role for the business school's two Executive MBA programs. Finally, this individual will take the lead on establishing strategy and assessment for the business library's suite of Faculty Services.

As an active member of a collaborative team, this person will also be responsible for creating, marketing and delivering a range of business information products and services to all of Business Library's target customers. These responsibilities include: Supporting Faculty teaching and research, designing and teaching instructional classes, providing in-person and online consultation and reference services, including maintaining a regular weekend and evening desk schedule. All of this is accomplished through an integrated and creative outreach strategy which positions librarians at the Business School and in multiple virtual spaces in which the students and faculty engage.

For more information see: http://emory.jobs/

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Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown University, Providence, RI

The Brown University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual to be the Digital Humanities Librarian. The Digital Humanities Librarian plays a central role in the integration of digital tools, resources and methodologies with traditional resources and approaches to research, teaching and learning in the Humanities. Together with the Senior Digital Humanities Librarian, the Director, and staff of the Center for Digital Scholarship, and colleagues within Research and Outreach Services, the Digital Humanities Librarian will work with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates to develop sustainable research projects, classroom support, and direct instruction in digital methods in the humanities. The Digital Humanities Librarian reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Outreach Services.

Duties:

  • Provide direct support, advice, and project management for faculty projects in Digital Humanities (DH)
  • Provide guidance and support to graduate and undergraduate students in using new DH tools and techniques
  • Work with researchers at all levels to develop analyses and visualizations of humanities data
  • As a part of the Center for Digital Scholarship work closely with the Brown Digital Repository staff to enable and participate in software development, metadata creation, preservation, and best practices for sustainable development of faculty and student projects
  • Serves as team member/liaison to one or more humanities departments as appropriate.
  • Professional contributions and development, including participation in regional, national and international DH organizations/activities, and current awareness of the literature and social media outlets for advances in the field

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree, Ph.D. preferred, in Humanities field and/or MLS from ALA accredited Library School and advanced degree in Humanities field
  • 3 years of experience either in an academic library setting or academic digital humanities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with technologies and standards used in Digital Humanities work such as TEI, visualization, text and/or network analysis, common scripting languages, HTML5 and related web technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues in scholarly communications
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong public presentation skills; teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member

To Apply: please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/jobs and reference REQ114800. 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.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Digital Scholarship Librarian, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College Libraries seeks candidates for the position of Digital Scholarship LibrarianThe ideal candidates will have the skills necessary 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 Head of Outreach and Digital Research, and in conjunction with subject librarians, 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. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will assist clients with projects from start to completion, and will aid in promoting digital scholarship to the campus community. 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 a creative and dynamic individual with exceptional technology 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

Appointment as Senior Digital Scholarship Librarian dependent upon qualifications and requires a minimum 3 years relevant professional experience.

  • MLS from an ALA accredited program with a strong technology component.
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in developing and supporting digital content in an academic environment required.
  • 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. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively across scholarly and technology domains

To apply: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/libraries/about/jobs/staff.html

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Library Commons Assistant I, Providence College, Providence, RI

Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library, seeks applications for a Library Commons Assistant I (Part-Time/Full Year) position.

Hours:  Variable hours based on Sunday and Monday 6:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. / Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online, please go to:

https://careers.providence.edu

Click on Careers

Click on Support Positions, then click on View-Library Commons Assistant I

Please complete application as requested.

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Director of Library, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates all aspects of academic library, including programs and services. The director serves as the leader in making the library the prime resource center for students and faculty. Develops and implements a strategic plan for the library that is consistent with the Institute's strategic plan. Prepare and administer budget over $1,000,000. Authorize all purchases of materials, supplies, subscriptions and books. Authorizes purchases on procurement cards. Approves staff worksheets.

Requirements: Master's degree in related field. Five - eight years of progressive experience. Experience in higher education setting crucial.

To apply, please visit our online application site at https://jobs.wit.edu/postings/1417

Wentworth is an AA/EEO employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Wentworth is a tobacco-free campus.

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Physical Sciences Librarian, Brown University, Providence, RI

The Brown University Library seeks a motivated, innovative and service-oriented Physical Sciences Librarian to serve the students and faculty in the physical sciences (Chemistry, School of Engineering, Geology, Physics) and pure and applied mathematics by providing and sustaining library support for research, teaching, and learning in the physical sciences. The Physical Sciences Librarian reports to the AUL for Research and Outreach Services.

Duties:

  • Works with academic departments to develop, sustain, and promote faculty and student instructional and research services
  • Working with a team of science librarians, plans and implements long term strategy for innovative services and relevant collections supporting interdisciplinary research across all science departments
  • Maintains a high level of contact with faculty, departmental staff, and graduate students to ensure that the services and collections of the library align with the academic priorities of the physical sciences and mathematics
  • Works with Scientific Data Specialist to coordinate efforts to retain, preserve, and provide access to Brown University research data in the physical sciences
  • Develops web-based guides and other research and learning products, collaborates on special projects, and serves on committees and task forces as needed
  • Develops collections supporting physical sciences and mathematics in all formats
  • Gathers and analyzes usage statistics for physical science and mathematics collections
  • Maintains a high level of professional engagement both with colleagues in other institutions and with the professional literature

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library & Information Sciences from an ALA accredited institution and a bachelor's or master's degree in a science or engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years post-degree experience in a research library or research-based science or engineering library
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research data management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information resources in the physical sciences and engineering
  • Demonstrated Competency with a variety of relevant information technology tools and applications, including relevant disciplinary databases, such as Reaxys, Knovel and SciFinder, and citation management/writing applications, such as LaTeX and/or Mendeley
  • Strong public presentation skills
  • Awareness of current issues in Scholarly Communication
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal and communications
  • Commitment to public services and improving the library user experience

To Apply: please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/jobs and reference REQ114829. 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.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Digital Projects Librarian, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Job Posting Number: S00212
Position Title: Digital Projects Librarian
Department: Systems Discovery-1263
Job Category: Staff Posting
Position Type: Full-Time

Position Details

Reporting to the Systems/Emerging Technologies Librarian, this position is responsible for heading the Library Digital Projects Lab, including the selection, prioritization, digitization, preservation and access to unique, world-class Wesleyan collections for the use of students, faculty and researchers.

The collections selected will not be commercially available or digitized elsewhere, and will be of significant scholarly value within and outside Wesleyan.

The Digital Projects Librarian will work with librarians and faculty members to select collections to be digitized that will be of benefit to their courses, assignments and faculty-student research projects.

Responsibilities Include:

Supervise the operations of the Library Digital Projects lab, including the work of lab student workers and/or interns.

Work with Special Collections & Archives, the World Music Archives, library liaisons, Academic Computing Managers, and faculty to select and prioritize for digitization unique Wesleyan collections for use in student and/or faculty research and assignments.

Work with the University Archivist, Head of Cataloging and others to make accessible and preserve digitized collections, ensuring that they meet emerging national standards and comply with copyright and privacy laws.

Establish digitization policies and procedures, and share these with other digitization initiatives within and outside Wesleyan.

Develop and maintain professional relationships within the CTW Consortium and other institutions, exploring the possibilities of sharing processes, staff, and collections.

Keep abreast of trends in the creation, maintenance and migration of digital collections, with a view to improving procedures, preservation and access.

Participate in library and University committees and initiatives as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in library science required.

1-2 years' experience working with library systems in an academic library, and a high degree of comfort learning new systems and processes.

Demonstrated ability and experience collaborating with a variety of constituencies within an academic institution.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively online and in person using a variety of media.

Experience collaborating and working in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of one year's experience handling archives and/or special collections materials is strongly preferred.

A year or more experience digitizing materials and/or assigning metadata to digital objects.

Significant experience resolving copyright and privacy issues involving digital objects.

Experience working with faculty to incorporate digitized materials into their coursework.

Experience working in or managing an institutional repository.

Management Competencies:

Build effective teams, Innovation management, Managerial courage, Motivate others, Project management

Competencies:

Action oriented, Flexible/receptive to change, Functional/technical skills, Interpersonal skills/savvy, Intellectual horsepower, Organizational skills, Presentation skills, Self development, Service to the Wesleyan community, Teamwork/collaboration, Time management

For more information and to apply:

https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4566

https://careers.wesleyan.edu/

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Assistant Librarian, University of Minnesota Crookston Library, Crookston, MN

College or Admin Unit: UMC Academic Affairs

Campus Location: Crookston

Job Open Date: 9/10/14

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Search Committee Contact: Krista Proulx

Required/Preferred Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters' degree in library science and a minimum of one year of library experience, excellent communication/time management/interpersonal skills, and strong technology skills. Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience using cataloging standards, experience with integrated library systems, web development, academic library experience, experience with citation linking software, experience working with Alma and SFX, demonstrated initiative and proven ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changes in the profession, Metadata creation of materials, ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.

Duties/Responsibilities:

POSITION: Full-time, 10-month, annual renewable position in the Library at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting October 20, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is offered.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general direction, plans, organizes and directs the ordering, cataloging, and processing of library materials and the automated functions of the library system. Work involves placing orders for library materials and receiving and checking shipments from publishers, cataloging materials, and making materials shelf-ready and maintaining the library's automated system. Specific job duties include: catalogs library materials; establishes, monitors, and evaluates overall program of service for Technical Services department; develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures for Technical Services; develops and maintains the library automation system and automated administrative functions; manages all electronic resources processes including web access, electronic journal access, library OPAC, and e-books; performs related work as required.

Application Instructions:

APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted electronically. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.

Documents that MUST be attached by the applicant (Required Documents)

Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Intent, References

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