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Part-time Law Librarians, AccuFile, MA and RI

AccuFile seeks Part-time Law Librarians for ongoing temporary assignments with client firms in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The ideal candidate will have two to four years of experience conducting legal research, strong technical services skills, an exceptional customer service orientation and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct cost-effective research in a wide range of areas including practice-specific areas of law, business intelligence, public records, legislative history, news and media;
  • Assist with training lawyers, staff and other stakeholders on the use of web-based legal research platforms, i.e. Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, electronic journals, on-line court dockets and legislative materials;
  • Provide serials management, check-in and routing publications, processing new materials, cataloging and interlibrary loan;
  • Coordinate informational support for all firm practice and administrative areas;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Two to four years of work experience in a law firm with strong working knowledge of legal research resources and online databases with Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited organization or other relevant advanced degree or equivalent highly desired;
  • Possess organizational awareness, excellent communication skills and the proven ability to work independently or with a team.

To apply:

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

AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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Reference Librarian (part-time), Needham Free Public Library, Needham, MA

Title: Reference Librarian (Part-Time)

Salary: $21.49 per hour (no benefits)

Hours: Saturday, September to May, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., one every other month
Saturday, June to August, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., two per month
Sunday, September to June, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., two per month (time and a half on Sundays)

The Needham Free Public Library is seeking an experienced reference librarian to fill the position of Part-Time Reference Librarian.  Under the general supervision of the Reference Supervisor, the ideal candidate will perform a variety of activities, as an information resource to the community.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Advising and assisting individuals or groups in selecting, locating, and utilizing resource materials
  • Providing answers to patrons' questions, both ready reference or in greater bibliographic depth
  • Assisting the Reference Supervisor in coordinating and implementing activities to ensure effective and efficient research, information, and reader's advisory service
  • Answering inquiries regarding library procedures, functions, upcoming events, and services
  • Working on building library databases with town information
  • Learning searching and policies for local, statewide, and national databases used in interlibrary loan requests
  • Instructing the public on the search methodologies used in the online databases accessible from within the library and from home
  • Instructing the public in the use of microfilm reader/printer machines and other reference area devices
  • Having a working knowledge of and be able to troubleshoot the reference and public computers and printers
  • Assuming responsibility for the reference area in the absence of the full-time reference librarians

Required:  Position requires a Master's Degree in Library Science, plus one year of professional experience.  May consider MLS candidates.

Please send letter of application and resume by January 2, 2105 to:

dmastroianni@minlib.net or:

Dana Mastroianni, Assistant Director
Needham Free Public Library
1139 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA  02492

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Reference/Young Adult Librarian (Part-time), Needham Free Public Library, Needham, MA

Title: Reference/Young Adult Librarian (Part-Time)

Salary: $21.49 per hour (no benefits)

Hours: Monday, 8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, September to May, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., one per month
Saturday, June to August, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., two per month

The Needham Free Public Library is seeking an experienced reference librarian to fill the position of Part-Time Reference Librarian.  Under the general supervision of the Reference Supervisor, the ideal candidate will perform a variety of activities, as an information resource to the community.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Advising and assisting individuals or groups in selecting, locating, and utilizing resource materials
  • Providing answers to patrons' questions, both ready reference or in greater bibliographic depth
  • Taking responsibility for the Young Adult Fiction Collection, including selecting, weeding, and promoting.  Work with schools to facilitate access to summer reading titles.
  • Assisting the Reference Supervisor in coordinating and implementing activities to ensure effective and efficient research, information, and reader's advisory service
  • Answering inquiries regarding library procedures, functions, upcoming events, and services
  • Learning searching and policies for local, statewide, and national databases used in interlibrary loan requests
  • Instructing the public on the search methodologies used in the online databases accessible from within the library and from home
  • Instructing the public in the use of microfilm reader/printer machines and other reference area devices
  • Having a working knowledge of and be able to troubleshoot the reference and public computers and printers
  • Assuming responsibility for the reference area in the absence of the full-time reference librarians

Required:  Position requires a Master's Degree in Library Science, plus one year of professional experience.  May consider MLS candidates.

Please send letter of application and resume by January 2, 2015 to:

dmastroianni@minlib.net or:

Dana Mastroianni, Assistant Director
Needham Free Public Library
1139 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Chief Youth & Family Services Officer, Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT

A place like no other--the Hartford Public Library (http://www.hplct.org/)--seeks a Chief Youth & Family Services Officer like no other to be a vital dynamic part of the Library's leadership team. This new leader will be a key Library partner working with City agencies, nonprofit organizations, and the Hartford Public Schools setting the vision for the future for Hartford's children and young adults. The successful candidate will be customer-focused, forward-thinking, and collaborative with both internal and external customers. The Chief Youth & Family Services Officer will also be knowledgeable about current youth and family issues, will understand cutting edge youth services and technology trends, be committed to literacy for all ages, and facilitate the fusion of traditional and nontraditional library services for youth and families. Creativity and innovation are part of the complete package and a joy for working in a large, diverse, urban environment is crucial.  Ongoing programs include YOUmedia Hartford and the YOUmedia Makers Space, the Library's Great Summer Read, the Center for Civic Engagement, ARTWalk, the award-winning American Place, CTWorks@HPL, The Kitchen at Hartford Public Library, the Hartford History Center, and One Book, One Hartford.  A 2002 IMLS National Service Medal winner, the Library was also a finalist for the medal in both 2013 and 2014.  Hartford Public Library serves 124,775 residents with ten facilities and a $9.6 million annual budget. In FY14, the library staff (98FTE) hosted 833,000 visits and circulated nearly 500,000 items.

Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, is the fourth largest Connecticut City and home to the nation's oldest public art museum, the oldest public park, and the birthplace of the Boys and Girls Club.  Hartford also was home to Caroline Hewins, the Library's first chief librarian, who was a national leader in the early 20th century for creating services for children in the public library.  The City is proud of its innovative iQuilt project, a culture based urban design plan for Downtown Hartford--a compact historic district with more than 45 cultural assets and destinations (including the Library)--accessible through a pedestrian network. Its centerpiece is the GreenWalk, a one mile chain of parks and plazas connecting the Capitol to the Connecticut River waterfront. The City's goals include a more walkable, sustainable and welcoming downtown, an improved cultural network, and a stronger economy and workforce. Hartford is a city of neighborhoods and housing choices range from a loft to a Victorian home to a starter home.  For additional information on the Library and the City, see Hartford Has It! (http://www.gossagesager.com/Hartfordlinks.htm)

Responsibilities. The Chief Youth & Family Services Officer is responsible for the successful delivery of services and programs to families, children and young adults through cooperative and collaborative external partnerships; designs and executes the strategic initiatives to address needs; coordinates collection development and selects materials for purchase; and ensures effective communication with other departments and partners. Reporting to the chief executive officer and serving on the Library's leadership team, the Chief Youth & Family Services Officer performs professional, managerial, and administrative work of a highly responsible nature in directing and coordinating the activities of the library program. With considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative, this position develops youth collections, plans, and implements services and activities to meet present and anticipated community needs ensuring the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. This position also acknowledges and accepts the library's vision, mission and core values, respects the library's confidentiality policy and maintains the integrity of Hartford Public Library.

Qualifications.  Minimum qualifications include: an ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library Science with a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in public services with a concentration in youth and family services.  The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to think strategically at a high leadership level, proven success in system-wide and community partnerships, project management skills, sound public presentation skills, thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation and administration, and a strong commitment to working in a team environment.  Expectations also include strong oral and written communication skills and budgeting experience. Experience working in a multi-branch urban setting and a union environment is preferred. For the complete position description, please visit Chief Youth & Family Services Officer (http://www.gossagesager.com/HartfordYSjobdesc.pdf).

Compensation. The position's salary range is $79,720 - $113,533 annually and a competitive employee benefits package.

For more information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates (http://www.gossagesager.com/contactus.html).  To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and your résumé as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury, jobethbradbury@gossagesager.com, or Karen Miller, karenmiller@gossagesager.com, and apply on or before the closing date of February 1, 2015. 

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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

Apply now.

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Professional Librarian, Reference Department, Tewksbury Public Library, Tewksbury, MA

Qualifications:

MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school and candidacy for Massachusetts Certificate of Professional Librarianship is required. Two (2) years experience working in a library is required, public library experience is preferred. Formal training and experience with computers is required. Organizational skills and effective communication skills are required. Training or experience in the conservation of archival materials in preferred.

Specific job qualifications are listed in the job description.

Hours: 37.5 hours a week (to include evening and weekend shifts)

Salary Range: $41,720-57,518

Benefits: Paid sick leave, vacation; contributory health, dental and life insurance

Applications may be obtained online at www.tewksbury-ma.gov or at the Human Resources office at the temporary Town Hall located at 464 Main Street.

The Town of Tewksbury is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer.

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Community Relations Coordinator, Morse Institute Library, Natick, MA

Are you an enthusiastic and visionary community relations professional interested in working in a dynamic public library environment? Are you skilled in fundraising, social media, graphic design and special events? You may be the right person to join our team.

The Morse Institute Library, a public library serving a vibrant and diverse community of 33,000, is seeking a creative, forward thinking individual to join our customer-centered staff. This 28 hour a week benefited professional will develop, implement and coordinate library publicity, programming and fundraising efforts within the library and in the larger community.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the library's development program, identifying and securing alternative funding to support new and on-going programs.
  • Research, prepare and submit grant proposals.
  • Develop and nurture partnerships with Natick schools, municipal departments, non-profit organizations, civic groups and businesses.
  • Develop and manage community outreach programs and special events, such as National Library Week, Natick Days and Cultural Center activities.
  • Coordinate volunteer opportunities with community organizations.
  • Lead library marketing and public relations efforts.
  • Serve as a member of the Library Administration Team, Leadership Team and the User Experience Team

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in grant writing, fundraising and charitable giving, project development and management, and event planning.
  • Excellent and professional communication, interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with library marketing, social media and graphic design.
  • BA or BS required.

Compensation: Salary range of $32,900-49,000 for 28 hours per week, with excellent benefits in accordance with town policy. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 9, 2015. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and Town of Natick application to Jane Finlay, Assistant Director at jfinlay@minlib.net or Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central Street, Natick, MA 01760. The Town of Natick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Youth Librarian, Kingston Community Library, Kingston, NH

The Kingston Community Library seeks an energetic, creative Youth Librarian to be our point person for serving children and teens. Duties include programming, circulation, collection development, reference and reader's advisory, and outreach. Youth services will be a strong focus of the library growing into a new and expanded facility. We are looking for someone who can act independently, focus on customer needs, and push the library forward.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (MLS preferred) in Library Science, Child Development, Education or related field from an accredited college or university- experience working in a library - Working knowledge of library practices and procedures OR - Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must be able to work at a desk thirty-two (32) to thirty-six (36) inches high, carry heavy armloads of books, use stairs, and reach all shelves with or without the aid of a step-stool.

$14.50/hour, 30 hours per week, paid vacation, sick time, holidays. Some evenings and Saturdays required.

Resumes will be considered beginning December 12. Position will be open until filled.

Kingston is a historic town in southeastern New Hampshire with a population of approximately 7,500. Having recently undergone a new building project, our library is housed in a beautiful new facility with all the amenities that come with thoughtful community centered design.

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Michael Sullivan, Director
Kingston Community Library
2 Library Lane
Kingston, NH 03848
director@kingston-library.org

Complete job description at: http://www.kingston-library.org/p/staff-trustees.html

This facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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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School Librarian, Chelsea High School, Chelsea, MA

Qualifications:

A highly qualified candidate will be state certified as a school librarian, have completed a teacher preparation program/ educational degree, and hold a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a master's level program in library and information studies.

Reports to: School library supervisor/department head [in a large building] and building principal

Supervises: Paraprofessional(s) who comprise the school library staff, and, if applicable, volunteers, student assistants

Job Goals:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction, assess student learning
  • To align the School Library Program (SLP) with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school / school district

Terms of Employment: Teacher work year plus extended-year days

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with district policies.

Roles and Responsibilities

Teacher:

  • collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • provides and plans professional development
  • promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • teaches students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge

Leader:

  • serves on decision making teams, school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
  • benchmarks the SLP to school, state, and national standards
  • stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships
  • advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
  • collects and analyzes data to improve instruction; demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • administers the SLP budget to support program goals
  • participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers; evaluates support staff

School Librarian:

  • fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
  • cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies
  • establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of resources in all formats
  • evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property

If interested in the position, please email resume to Principal Johari at joharip@chelseaschools.com.

Adapted from the AASL L4L Job Description. Approved by the MSLA Executive Board 4/2011

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Library Director, Aldrich Public Library, Barre, VT

Aldrich Public Library is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to fill the position of Library Director for the Aldrich Public Library. The library seeks a progressive, collaborative team-builder who is an experienced and committed professional with proven management and administrative skills. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends and best practices in public library services and embrace the rapid technological changes occurring in today's public libraries.

This is a Full Time Position. The position requires a minimum of an MLS degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent library certification; five years of library experience of which two years should be in a supervisory capacity.

A detailed job description and application process can be found at the Aldrich website http://www.aldrichpubliclibrary.org/employment/.

Applications must be received by January 23, 2015.

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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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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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Knowledge Manager, Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

Job Summary:

  • Responsibility for leading, directing and reviewing technical activities associated with delivering and managing knowledge systems and tools, including knowledge repositories, company intranet and library resources. Key liaison between the core KM team, and Abt's business units, user communities and functional IT group. Helps drive the effective use of Abt knowledge sharing tools across staff worldwide.
  • Critical to the success of the Knowledge Manager position is the ability to collaborate and coordinate with individuals and organizations throughout the company, including senior management, the Divisions, Corporate Communications, and IT Support.
  • Ability to gather information and functional requirements from many people and disparate sources, compile and synthesize the materials, effectively communicate technical considerations to business staff and advise them on best approaches. Ability to translate business requirements to technical staff, and conduct routine reviews to ensure alignment with business needs.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Works with business users to enhance use of tools, including configuration of SharePoint features
  • Delivers KM-related technology training and awareness activities online, in print, and face-to-face where needed
  • Gathers, analyzes and reports on metrics, search logs and service tickets
  • Interfaces with stakeholders to identify, analyze and research business needs and user requirements
  • Creates documentation including business requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria, feature descriptions, user guides, process flows, wireframes and presentations
  • Participates in development of knowledge tools and approaches; contributes to scoping & planning, designing, testing and delivery
  • Models best practices and knowledge sharing behaviors in the use of KM technologies

Skills Prerequisites:

Familiarity and experience with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 / 2013 and search technologies. Strong knowledge of principles, practices and processes in knowledge management. Fluency in both legacy and Web-based social networking applications. Able to elicit requirements from both business and IT objectives and needs. Fluency in critical thinking, structured analysis, and problem solving. Excellent listening, written and oral communication skills; skillful facilitator. Good collaboration, relationship-building and customer support skills. Good business process re-engineering and project management skills

Minimum Qualifications:

(8 - 10) years of experience in knowledge and/or information management, gained in such areas as library science, business development, or marketing, and preferably in a government consulting firm OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=15941&company=AbtPROD&username=

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

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Intellectual Property Specialist, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Human Resources Compensation maintains standard job descriptions. Job descriptions cannot be changed without the approval of Human Resources Compensation.

Standard Job Description Title: Intellectual Property Specialist

Standard Job Description Code: TBD

Comp Family: Administration

Comp Sub-Family: Administrative Support

Grade: B08

FLSA: Exempt

Job Code:

General Summary

Trains and consults with other staff as they address copyright issues in materials. Coordinates the clearance of copyright for materials. Negotiates with copyright owners to secure blanket agreements for use of the owners' content and manages the program's peer review process.

Values Statement

Embodies the Hospital's core values in all interactions with patients, families, and colleagues.

Duties Notice

The statements below describe the essential duties of the person or persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1.    Trains staff on department/program third party materials copyright clearance process.

a.    Maintains clear Intellectual Property clearance process documentation
b.    Develops and updates Intellectual Property (IP) clearance training materials
c.     Provides Intellectual Property clearance training for new and existing staff to ensure consistent and efficient outcomes in addressing third party content.

2.    Consults with staff on Intellectual Property clearance issues:

d.    Acts as an expert resource for program staff in addressing complex Intellectual Property issues.
e.    Documents and shares evolving Intellectual Property guidelines based on consultation decisions

3.    Performs primary Intellectual Property clearance work for conference videos and other materials

4.    Negotiates with copyright owners to secure blanket agreements permitting the program to use owners' content in materials

5.    Manages the peer review process for materials

f.     Identifies and recruits potential peer reviewers
g.    Manages the peer review community to provide training and support and to maintain community engagement
h.    Manages the day-to-day assignment, follow-up and communication to facilitate peer review of materials

Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required

1.    Work requires familiarity with principles of derivative rights management typically acquired through a Bachelor's degree which includes study in Library science, medical research or intellectual property law. Familiarity with open content licensing is preferred.

2.    Work requires familiarity with accessing medical library resources.

3.    Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.

4.    Work requires the ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Certification, Registration, or Licensure Required

None.

Physical Requirements of the Job

1.    Work requires regularly grasping and fine manipulation with hands.

2.    Work requires regularly proofreading and checking documents for accuracy.

3.    Work requires regularly inputting/retrieving words or data into or from an automated/computer system.

Blood Borne Pathogen Category

No Potential Exposure. Job may require performance of tasks that involve no potential for exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. Tasks that do involve exposure are not an expectation of employment.

This document was reviewed and approved by HR Compensation as of this date: [Revision Date].

Apply at http://www.childrenshospital.org/career-opportunities/search-career-opportunities

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Library Director, Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library, Manchester, MA

The Board of Trustees of the Manchester by the Sea Public Library seeks a dynamic, experienced leader to serve as Library Director responsible for the management, direction and administration of the Town of Manchester Library including all library services, personnel, policies, outreach and programs as well as the development and administration of financial resources for the development and enhancement of the library as a town department. The successful candidate will bring a contemporary and forward-thinking approach to library services while respecting the historical and cultural significance the Library has always played in this quiet seaside town of 5,000. A recently completed five-year plan continues a tradition of progressively blending traditional and innovative/non-traditional strategies in the use of materials, programs, technology, and space. The library strives to be a leader and catalyst in a community that highly values its role and purpose, especially in partnering with its historic, cultural, and educational organizations. 

Community:

Manchester-By-The-Sea is a residential community wrapped around one of New England's most picturesque harbors. Visitors are attracted to its beautiful beaches, quaint shops, fine dining, and historic buildings. Manchester-By-The-Sea is the quintessential coastal town brimming with New England charm.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience: A Master's Degree in Library Science, accredited by the American Library Association, with Board of Library Commissioners certification, as well as 3 to 5 years previous experience in a public library setting, preferably in a supervisory position. Sound knowledge and understanding of local and state statutes relating to the operation of a municipal library as well as solid background in personnel, planning, programming, public service and fiscal management.

Salary: $78,000-$84,700. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Closing Date: January 15, 2015

Send: To apply, please send letter of interest, resume and 3 references by January 15, 2015 to 

Tim Browne, Manchester-By-The-Sea Public Library Board of Trustees  
Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library
15 Union Street
Manchester, MA  01944

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Library Director, Minor Memorial Library, Roxbury, CT

The Roxbury, CT Library Board of Trustees seeks a Library Director for the Minor Memorial Library.

Requirements

  • An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Working knowledge and experience with Evergreen, an open-source integrated library system provided by Bibliomation, or related ILS
  • Sensitivity to all demographics, with the ability to connect users with information whether via digital or more traditional sources
  • Hands-on experience and in-depth understanding of emerging web-based library technologies and digitized e-book formats
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with all stakeholders including the public, donors, teachers, local officials, schools, the Friends of the Roxbury Library, and the Library Board of Trustees
  • Solid understanding of best practices of online social media networking

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the library including, but not limited to its staff, budget, buildings, and grounds
  • Train, supervise, and schedule staff and volunteers
  • Select, order, and maintain all library materials
  • Supervise and promote the large variety of well attended adult, youth, and children's programs
  • Implement and oversee library policies and working with Board to ensure they are met
  • Update website to reflect activities, news, and announcements

Other Preferred Skills and Attributes in our Librarian

  • Marketing and outreach savvy
  • Experience with Wordpress, HTML, and email marketing software
  • Ability to embrace rapid technological changes in today's public libraries
  • Unflappable in shepherding people and projects from start to finish

Above all, the candidate must be innovative, dynamic, and community-oriented.

Roxbury, CT is a rural, town of 2200 residents in Northwestern Connecticut. The library is a vital local institution that operates not only as a library but also as a cultural hub of the town with deep connections to the community. 

Etc.

Relocation not provided. We offer a competitive salary and benefits based on Connecticut Library Association guidelines and a 35-hour work week.

To apply: Send CV and cover letter to mmldirectorsearch@gmail.com by Friday, January 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm. EOE. Please do not send your application materials via regular mail.

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Library Educational Technician III, Greely High School, Cumberland, ME

Maine School Administrative District #51

Cumberland/North Yarmouth

Greely High School

Library Educational Technician III

  • Ed Tech III state authorization
  • Working knowledge of libraries
  • Ability to work with educational technologies

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, authorization, transcripts and three(3) letters of reference prior to 3:00 PM, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 to:

Jeffrey Porter
M.S.A.D. #51 Superintendent of Schools
P. O. Box 6A, 357 Tuttle Road
Cumberland, ME 04021
TTarling@msad51.org

MSAD #51 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

http://www.msad51.org/home/employment-opportunities/employment-posts/libraryedtechiii

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Reference Librarian (part-time), Children's Department, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

Duties/Description: The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a part-time reference librarian to work in the Children's Department of the main library and at both branch libraries. The principal work is to conduct story programs for a wide variety of audiences, including public and private school classrooms in Wellesley, and to deliver high quality reference service in the Children's Department. Some tasks connected to maintaining collections of children's materials in the main and branch libraries may also be required. The work schedule is less than 20 hours/week, and the position is not benefit  eligible.

Qualifications: MLS; strong customer service skills; demonstrated knowledge of effective children's services techniques.

Salary: The hourly rate is $24.55

Closing Date: December 21, 2014

Send: Submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by December 21, 2014.

AA/EOE

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Senior Librarian Adult Services, Assistant Manager, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA

L408-702

37.5 hours per week, including at least one night and Saturday rotation

Duties and Responsibilities: Assists the Manager of Adult Services with the day-to-day supervision and operations of the department.  Provides leadership in the delivery of outstanding services in a large, busy urban public library by modeling excellent, innovative, customer-directed adult services; aides the manager by training, mentoring and directing professional and paraprofessional staff.  Provides information services to the public.  Assumes responsibility for Adult Service operations in the absence of the Manager.

Fosters the success of the department and Library.  Promotes the manager's initiatives by collaborating with the community, working alongside staff, inspiring investment in the work, being a resource and a mentor, providing daily guidance, expertise, supervision and direction.  Plays a leadership role in fostering a culture which embraces and relishes change.  In a proactive, creative, service-oriented manner, identifies, investigates, imagines and reports on cutting edge future public library service and technological trends.  Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations and streamline work processes.  Works co-operatively with all staff to provide quality service.  Participates in developing departmental plans for outstanding public services to address present and future community needs.  Implements departmental plans to engage patrons and staff in even more effective ways.  Brings a passion and expertise for forward-thinking, personal, effective and meaningful adult services in the areas of digital media and emerging technologies as applied in the library setting, acting as a leader in this service area. Able to guide and train other staff in use of digital media and emerging technologies as they are implemented through new and existing services.  At the manager's request, takes responsibility for areas such as scheduling, training, coaching and contributing to staff performance evaluations, gathering and analyzing data and managing or spearheading special projects.  Responsible for oversight of specific service areas as assigned.

Provides excellent professional reference service to the public in person, on the telephone, via email and through other innovative communication methods as they become relevant.  Provides readers' advisory service by maintaining a keen understanding of genres, reading reviews in a broad array of sources, seeking out titles in the media and seeking titles of predictable interest to the community.  Understands readers' advisory as a fundamental library service.  Seeks out and embraces new readers' advisory strategies.  Acts as a resource to all library staff in providing research and readers' advisory services.  Provides coverage at Q&A desk, Research desk, Information Commons desk.  Assists customers in placing holds for materials using the network, Commonwealth Catalog and interlibrary loan.  Merchandizes the collection to maximum effect.

Works with the Manager of Adult Services and the Senior Librarian for Collection Development to carry out a program of collection development and maintenance.   Selects adult materials for the main library's print and electronic, circulating and reference collections.  Keeps current with review media.  Embraces an innovative, creative and customer-driven approach to selection.  Makes recommendations for purchases of materials in assigned areas to ensure that the adult collection is complete and up-to-date.

Participates in and may lead library-wide committees.  Attends staff meetings.  May represent the Library at community meetings and participate in community events.  Keeps informed of professional developments and attends professional meetings and trainings.  May represent the interests of the Library in professional venues or working groups as appropriate.  Performs any other duties required by the Manager of Adult Services for the good of the department and the Library.

Minimum Requirements: A master's degree from an ALA accredited school of library science required.  A minimum of two years of post-MLS experience in direct patron service, preferably in a public library adult services or reference department required.  Experience in developing, publicizing and evaluating programs and successful efforts at liaising with community groups preferred.  Experience with supervision of other staff preferred.  In exceptional instances, specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirement.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  An in-depth knowledge of professional librarianship.  A thorough knowledge of library techniques, services and resources, including readers' advisory services.  Ability to work effectively with a diverse population and an appreciation of urban library issues.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the community.  Ability and desire to serve the public with friendliness, tact and diplomacy.  Ability to work with enthusiasm and initiative, a cheerful disposition and a willingness to work harmoniously with others.  Demonstrated ability to direct the work of other staff members.  Ability to work independently and to creatively solve problems, as well as adaptability and dependability to work well in a team situation and flexibility in emergency staffing situations.   Extensive experience with automated databases and on-line searching.  Experience with on-line technologies, social media, handhelds and platforms such as Overdrive.  Knowledge of popular materials and current trends and technology for downloadable titles and circulating e-readers.  Enthusiasm for successful and efficient change.  The ability to adapt to new situations and to reinvent services, systems, procedures and job roles in ways which help to further the library's objectives and fit with its mission. Ability to handle multiple activities or interruptions at once and to work positively and effectively within a team model.  Ability to communicate both orally and in writing effectively, patiently and courteously with supervisor, library staff and the public.  Attention to detail and accuracy.  Excellent organizational skills.  Able to envision process, organize projects, set priorities, use time effectively, work independently, systematically and meet deadlines.  Ability to analyze and creatively solve problems related to the position in a positive manner.  Flexibility generally as well as in emergency staffing situations.  Knowledge of library's ILS including reports function is a plus.  Punctuality and dependability.  Willing to take direction.            

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

Work Environment: Works in assigned area, including branches, as necessary. Work is performed primarily in an indoor setting at the library, including public and shared-office spaces.  Normal office exposure to noise, stress, and interruptions.

Rate:  $28.92 per hour to $33.17 per hour in five steps

Application Procedure:  applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest by 5pm on the closing date via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312

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Librarian, Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, Malden, MA

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School is a K - 12 Charter School located just north of Boston, MA.  Established in 1998, we are the only public school in Metro Boston authorized to offer the distinguished International Baccalaureate Diploma.  In keeping with the founder's expectations for a challenging academic climate, students take 6 year-long academic courses within the framework of a 200 day school year.

Librarian needed to work out of our high school library but also oversee K - 8 Library, located at a different campus approximately 2 miles from the high school.  Qualified candidates will also oversee resources and library staff.  Ideal candidate will have 3 - 5 years of experience and will work on upkeep of school's library and media center.  Organizing/cataloging of books, assisting/teaching students about proper library protocol are also some of the responsibilities.  Also work with teachers to support International Baccalaureate curriculum (High School), along with all other school curriculum needs (all grade levels).

Qualifications include a degree in Library Science or equivalent experience.  Also, certification in Library Science or certifiable within a year of employment is preferred.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@mvrcs.org.

Please visit our website at www.mvrcs.com.

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Curatorial Assistant, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

The Providence Public Library is a private nonprofit public library serving the city and state of Rhode Island.  It is in year one of an ambitious three year Strategic Plan - Think Again!  This vision targets five major audiences, and makes high impact learning the library's primary focus.  High impact learning is defined as a series of programs that provide a project based, educational and creative experience that incorporates personal interests, technology, library collections, community needs, and when appropriate school curriculums resulting in programs with measurable, quantifiable outcomes.   This position works closely with and under the direct supervision of the library's Special Collections Librarians, and closely with the Programs & Exhibitions Manager but must follow through without direct supervision on tasks set forth as part of larger library programs and exhibition planning.  The Library is seeking someone with skills that will advance our high impact programming agenda, as well as help design outstanding exhibitions.  The ideal candidate will have strong skills in both special collections and museum quality exhibitions.  However, the library also encourages applications from those with strong skills in one area and lesser complementary skills or relevant experience in the other.

Major Responsibilities

Exhibition Design & Management:

  • Work with Special Collections, RI Collections, General Collections Librarians, and Programs & Exhibitions Manager to develop exhibition themes and choose materials for display, including building custom supports and writing exhibition labels and promotional copy
  • Coordinate materials and artifacts borrowed from other institutions and individuals
  • Collaborate with Digital Producer to create accompanying online exhibitions and social media promotion

Collections & Programs Support:

  • Assist the Special Collections and RI Collections Librarians, and the Programs & Exhibitions Manager in a wide range of collections and programming related departmental projects
  • Occasionally monitor the Special Collections reading room, assisting patrons and overseeing the use of fragile materials when the Special Collections Librarian is unavailable
  • Copy Cataloging and/or original cataloging of Special Collections materials depending on experience
  • Survey general/bound periodicals collection; create and implement project plan to manage the collection, including weeding, gifting, and increasing visibility
  • Assist in development of institutional collection development policy
  • Other collection duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in library science or a degree in museum studies, or equivalent relevant experience
  • History of rare book or archival experience through coursework or professional practice preferred
  • Exhibition experience in some capacity demonstrating the ability to coordinate PPL's major exhibitions
  • Excellent project management skills; ability to undertake large-scale projects, work collaboratively, and stay organized
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Basic cataloging training or experience or the ability to be trained in basic procedures
  • Experience working with a library collection, an archival collection, or a book collection within a museum setting
  • Some experience in the area of collections management, including weeding guidelines and procedures or relevant experience demonstrating ability to learn and follow such basic guidelines as established
  • Knowledge of DCRM(B), AACR2, and MARC21 are a plus
  • Graphic design experience and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and similar design software or similar equivalent knowledge

Hours: 37 ½ hours per week - Full time

Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 - plus benefits

Deadlines for Resumes: December 31, 2014.  Applications received by December 24 will receive preference.

Resume to:
Human Resources
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-455-8061
Email: hr@provlib.org

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Assistant Paper Conservator, Northeast Document Conservation Center, Andover, MA

Position Summary

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) seeks a highly motivated professional for the position of Assistant Paper Conservator. The individual will join the eight-member staff of the Paper and Photograph Conservation Department. The opening is a full-time position in our conservation facility in Andover, Massachusetts.

Founded in 1973, NEDCC is the first independent conservation laboratory in the United States to specialize exclusively in the conservation and preservation of paper-based collections. NEDCC has a combined staff of 40 colleagues in the departments of paper, photograph and book conservation, imaging and audio preservation and preservation services. These departments work jointly to provide professional services for all paper based artifacts including works of fine art,
photographic materials, manuscript documents, maps, architectural plans, books and non-paper based materials such as parchment and papyri. NEDCC also offers conservation expertise for surveys, workshops, educational programs, publications, and Web tools on preservation to help institutions and private collectors to improve their collections care programs. Professional training and development of conservators is promoted at NEDCC by providing advanced internships and grant funded Fellowships while also supporting continuing education opportunities for its own conservation staff.

Responsibilities

Essential functions: The Assistant Paper Conservator will be responsible for the treatment of a wide variety of artifacts: art on paper, archival documents, and oversize materials such as period wallpaper. The candidate must have excellent manual skills and a good knowledge of conservation theory and standards of practice.

Qualifications

Applicant should have a Master's degree from a recognized conservation training program plus at least one (1) year post graduate experience or a minimum of five (5) years equivalent professional training and experience treating works on paper are required. Precision hand-skills, good organizational and verbal skills and an ability to work in a group environment are a necessity. The successful candidate will be capable of treating fragile, oversized, and historically valuable objects while working efficiently to maintain conservation standards and meeting project deadlines.

Salary is commensurate with level of experience.

A comprehensive benefits package is included.

The applicant must be legally eligible for employment in the USA.

If selected for an interview, the applicant is expected to present a portfolio of completed projects and will be requested to conduct a formal presentation before the senior conservation staff on a research topic or treatment case study of their own choosing.

Please send resume and three references to:

Michael K. Lee
Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810-1494
U.S.A.
Phone: 978-470-1010
Fax: 978-475-6021
mlee@nedcc.org

The Northeast Document Conservation Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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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Records Analyst II, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, Middlesex, VT

Job ID: 616170

Location: Middlesex, Vermont

Closing Date: December 31, 2014

The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division within the Vermont Office of the Secretary of State, has an exciting opportunity for a specialized, detail-oriented records analyst to promote and facilitate the management of public records in the State of Vermont.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. A full job description and application are available online at: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers

Job Description:

Working closely with the Chief Records Officer, the individual in this position is responsible for independently performing a full range of records management functions to support the systematic identification, classification, appraisal, scheduling, and management of public records, regardless of format, to determine their value and ultimate disposition (destruction or transfer to archives). He or she understands and is able to explain records and information management requirements, standards and best practices and, in collaboration with local and state agencies, collects and analyzes state and Federal laws, regulations, policies, and related recordkeeping and business requirements and develops record schedules, policies and procedures accordingly.

The records analyst also provides consultative and outreach services to state and local public agencies, including assisting them in establishing and maintaining their records management programs. He or she must be able to: initiate and sustain cooperative relationships with a wide variety of individuals; manage multiple assignments and adapt to changing priorities; work independently and in a team environment; effectively impart complex ideas to others in easily understandable terms; and incorporate evolving and emerging theories, principles, ethics, and best practices into current projects.

Working knowledge of archives, records and information management theory, principles, standards, and best practices, including files management and electronic records management systems, are required.

You can also find this advertisement online at: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/archives-records/about-us/jobs.aspx

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Collections Information and Database Specialist, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Auto req ID: 34431BR

Time Status: Full-time

Department: Digital Infrastructure and Emerging Technology

Salary Grade: 057

Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Duties & Responsibilities:

The purpose of the job is to ensure the continuing development of the Harvard Art Museums collections information systems to support museum processes, to advise and support collection related projects, and to provide expertise on how the collection information systems can be used to support the museums mission to preserve, document, present, interpret, and strengthen the collections and resources in their care.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the collections information systems (The Museum System (TMS), etc) of the Harvard Art Museums
  • Train staff in collection information systems use and provide ongoing museum-wide support
  • Manage TMS user accounts, security, and access privileges
  • Create and manage TMS Crystal Reports, User Defined Forms, List Views, and Data Views to meet users' data access and reporting needs
  • Run updates and data mining queries in SQL
  • Lead user meetings to train, discuss goals, and address challenges of collections data organization and management
  • Lead the development and implementation of cataloguing standards and maintain data integrity in conformity with established museum practice
  • Maintain documentation on cataloguing and procedures/workflow
  • Identify and implement relevant features and workflow of the collections information
  • Working with museums staff and Harvard University IT, carry out the testing of, and upgrade to, new versions of the collections information systems (TMS, etc)
  • Advise software development groups on collections data content structure for custom applications, including Collections Online and the Object Move Application (OMA)
  • Manage vendor relationship with Gallery Systems, prioritizing and communicating issues and needs related to TMS
  • Think creatively about the future use of the museums' data and push the limits of the museums' cataloguing systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required, with demonstrated ability in SQL, Crystal, and TMS. Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a museum or related environment.

Additional Qualifications

Excellent project management, organizational and communication skills and thorough knowledge of cultural data standards strongly preferred; thorough knowledge of standard museum collection management practices and procedures, essential. Ability to build strong relationships with internal clients, effectively resolve problems and communicate creative resolutions to multiple constituents within the museums. Flexibility and ability to adjust priorities as required.

Pre-Employment Screening: Criminal, Identity

EEO Statement: 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.

Apply here.

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Full-Time Substitute Librarian - Mid-March to Mid-June, Shore Country Day School, Beverly, MA

Seeking full-time substitute for Pre-K to Grade 9 independent school Librarian. Candidates should have a background in library sciences and experience in a school library. The complete job description can be downloaded here.

Send cover letter, current resume, and names of three references to: emaccurrach@shoreschool.org or 

Elizabeth MacCurrach, Head of Lower School
Shore Country Day School
545 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

E.O.E.

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Short Term Project Archivist, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Under the general direction of the Special Collections Librarian, the Short-term Project Archivist will process the Lenny Bruce collection. The collection includes approximately 10 linear feet of material documenting Bruce's work, personal life, and public reception as a groundbreaking comedian of the 1950s and 1960s. The collection contains family photographs, audiovisual material, news clippings, ephemera, trial transcripts, manuscript material, and some correspondence.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct a survey of the Lenny Bruce collection.
  • Write a processing plan in consultation with the Special Collections Librarian and Preservation Officer.
  • Arrange, describe, and create an online finding aid for the collection according to accepted archival standards.
  • Organize the physical collection and identify items that are candidates for preservation work.
  • Perform outreach work for the collection as required.

Skills and Knowledge:

Familiarity with archival standards and practices and web-based archives management tools, such as Archivist Toolkit or Archon; effective communication and writing skills; strong organizational skills; strong attention to detail; ability to assess and solve problems accurately; ability to work independently and to make appropriate decisions; dependability. Familiarity with the work of Lenny Bruce desirable.

Education:

MS degree in Library & Information Science with a concentration in Archives Management or currently enrolled in a program.

Work Experience:

Demonstrated experience in processing collections is required. Some experience working in an archives or special collections department or comparable setting is desired.

Additional Information:

May need to work with confidential information; may be required to sign a Confidentiality Statement.

Note:

This is a temporary, short-term position. The collection is approximately 10 linear feet and is estimated to take approximately 150 hours to process the collection and create the finding aid. The position can be either full-time or part-time. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. is required.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html. Elect option for "External Applicant". Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading. Locate the desired job listing. Click the job title and then Apply Now.

Closing Statement:

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

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Library Director, Russell Memorial Library, Acushnet, MA

Duties/Description:

The Acushnet Board of Library Trustees seeks a creative, energetic leader with strong public service orientation for our busy small library. Library operations will relocate later this year to a larger facility currently being renovated into a more modern, accessible library designed to better meet the needs of this community for the coming decades.

This library boasts a Board of Trustees committed to excellence in public service, a capable and dedicated staff, a stable budget, and excellent working relationships with town boards and committees, and the Friends group.

The Director is responsible for all phases of day-to-day library operations; supervises a part-time staff of 7; works closely with the Board of Trustees to set goals and policies; develops and administers the budget; develops and implements long-range plan; plans and markets library collections, programs and services for all ages; communicates library needs and objectives to the public and Town Boards; and keeps current with library trends and developments.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as be an articulate, approachable and high energy person who is not fazed by handling many projects and deadlines simultaneously. Must possess strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, and must be able to work cooperatively in a team-centered environment.

The ideal candidate will have the skills to ensure services align with the library's mission, vision, values, and strategic goals, and possess an understanding of collection development, marketing, outreach, and quality public service. He or she will also possess excellent technology and computer skills, and some social media knowledge. Experience with library renovations and moving collections a plus. Municipal library experience is highly desirable.

Requires MLS degree from an ALA accredited graduate program and Professional Certificate from the MBLC, with 3-5 years of professional library experience, preferably in a public library, and at least 2 years of supervisory experience. Occasional Saturday and evening hours may be required.

Salary: $55,000. Health benefits.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found, or by February 28, 2015.

Application Instructions: Please submit letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Search Committee via email at acushnetlibrarysearch@gmail.com. All applicants must complete a town employment application. Successful candidate must clear a CORI check. The Town of Acushnet is an EEO/AA Employer.

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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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Archives Assistant, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston, MA - Deadline extended

Agency Description:

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways.

Job Description:

DCR seeks qualified applicants for the position of Archives Assistant. The DCR Archives Program currently includes two staff: an Archivist and a Plans Archivist. Under the supervision of the Plans Archivist, the Archives Assistant will assist in the archival management of an active central engineering and architectural plans collection pertaining to state parks buildings and landscapes, water resources, bridge and parkway infrastructure, real estate holdings, and recreational facilities. The collection encompasses approximately 75,000 plans, which date from the 1890s to the present.

The Archives Assistant identifies, acquires, arranges, describes, preserves, and provides access to records of enduring value of the agency and its agency predecessors, according to the archival management principles of provenance, original order, and collective control to protect the records' authenticity and context.

The Archives Assistant complies with the Statewide Records Retention Schedule as established by the Secretary of State's Records Conservation Board, the Massachusetts State Archives, and the Supervisor of Public Records.

The Archives Assistant will participate centrally in a long-term initiative to reformat key agency records - especially plans and documents related to critical infrastructure such as bridges, flood control projects, and parkways - and will help implement an electronic records management program for the Plans Library. In addition, The Archives Assistant will assist the Plans Archivist in addressing archival preservation and access issues for plans collections throughout all DCR offices and sites, statewide, including at its off-site Archives storage office in Danvers, and will assist the Archivist with general reference requests at the off-site Archives storage office each month.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's in library science or archives management; or previous work experience in an archival or library collection of maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials is preferred

Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists, accepted, though not required.

Strong customer service orientation and ability to work effectively with employees of all levels.

Excellent written and oral communication skills and organizational and analytical skills.

Strong familiarity with major word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.

Strong attention to detail.

Ability to work independently, multi-task and adapt to changing situations

Experience working with archival or library collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials.

The ability to handle oversized and fragile documents with care.

Experience in the application of digital imaging methods and technology for archival materials preferred, but not required.

Conservation experience working with collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials helpful, but not required.

Requires bending, lifting, standing on ladders, and the ability to lift and carry rolls of plans, and lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required.

To Apply:

For the complete job announcement and information on how to apply, consult the Human Resources Division job listing (posting ID: J45201) on the Mass.Gov web site:

https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J45201&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no&companyId=53

Salary Range: $45,134.44 to $65,212.68 Annually, M-F, 37.5 hours/week

Application Deadline: 12-12-2014

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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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Library Director, Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill, MA

Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees and the Mayor, the Library Director is responsible for the planning, directing and evaluating all aspects of municipal library services. Supervises staff of approximately 25 FTE. Responsible for budget management. MLS degree with minimum five years of experience including three in a managerial or supervisory position required. Salary: $72,491 - $84,000 per year.

For complete job description, requirements and application for position, visit the city website. Submit cover letter, resume and application to: HRD@cityofhaverhill.com. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED ADA/EEO

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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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Technology and Adult Services Librarian, Dedham Public Library, Dedham, MA

Full Time Vacancy

Requirements:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an accredited graduate library school
  • Experience with library automation, in particular the Sierra System of Innovative Interfaces Incorporated.
  • Proficient with personal computers, personal electronic devices, and social media
  • Technical proficiencies needed with HTML, Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel); with social media applications, specifically Hootsuite, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+; with online registration systems (Eventbrite),  with managing electronic mailing lists, with using OPACs, and with basic web design and development.
  • Experience needed in reference and adult services, programming, public relations and marketing.
  • Awareness of current issues and trends in information technology and public services.
  • Strong commitment to community library service.
  •  Excellent skills in interpersonal relations, and with written, oral, and online communication.
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively, both independently and in cooperation with colleagues and the public.

Duties:

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Implementing, training and informing patrons and staff of existing and emerging technologies,
  • Identifying, planning, and promoting the use of technology to provide innovative library services to meet the growing digital and technology needs of the citizens of Dedham.
  • Providing traditional professional duties of reference and readers' advisory services, collection development, programming, and public relations. 

Reference and Adult Services:

  1. Provide direct library service to public as reference and adult services librarian
  2. Provide outstanding customer service through traditional and electronic reference services
  3. Develop and present programs that anticipate and meet the interests and needs of Dedham's adults and young adults
  4. Participate in collection development of materials in all formats
  5. Provide training and programming to inform patrons and library staff in the use of virtual services, online databases, electronic resources, and emerging technologies
  6. Teach teens and adults the use of basic and specialized print and electronic resources
  7. Market the library's resources, services, and programs with public relations and social media

Technology:

  1. Identify, assess and implement emerging technologies to enhance access to library resources and services.
  2. Provide training to inform patrons and library staff in the use of virtual services, online resources, and emerging technologies.
  3. Assist patrons with technology, including teaching basic computer classes.
  4. Promote library information and technology services to the community by developing creative advertising with design software programs.
  5. Assess and recommend enhancements of existing and new technologies and related services.
  6. Build staff awareness of new and emerging technologies including digital collections and downloadable or streaming content.
  7. Work with town IT department to oversee library-wide software and hardware installations and to troubleshoot problems with software and equipment.
  8. Provide leadership in designing, developing and supporting the library's online, mobile, and digital presence, including website and digital initiatives.
  9. Teach library staff how to use and integrate emerging technologies into public services.
  10. Project and plan for future technology requirements and innovations.
  11. Plan for the digitization of the local historical newspaper collection.
  12. Update and maintain all staff and public computers, printers, peripherals, and mobile devices
  13. Provide technology training and technical support for staff and public in personal devices (e.g. Kindles, iPads, etc.)
  14. Provide Overdrive e-Book management, coordination, and acquisition development.
  15. Manage the library's virtual services.
  16. Serve as site coordinator and liaison for Minuteman Library Network initiatives and oversee library's Sierra system and Overdrive e-Book platform.
  17. Oversee hardware and software specific to the library, including web management, mobile services, and network operations.
  18. Maintain and troubleshoot computer systems, printers, peripherals, and wireless network for staff and public.
  19. Diagnose computer and related equipment issues, and repair or arrange for service
  20. Provide patron access to library's e-Book collection by conducting training sessions in use of personal electronic devices, such as Kindles, iPads.

Web and Social Media:

  1. Serve as library's webmaster for web development to maintain a dynamic social media presence for the library.
  2. Manage the library's website and social media applications, create web content, and coordinate e-content with the Marketing Committee
  3. Design or assist with designing  the website
  4. Update and maintain the library website

Position/Salary range: Annual salary range $50,895 to $62,517

Submit resume and letter of interest to Miriam Johnson, Human Resources Director via email: mjohnson@dedham-ma.gov 

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Knowledge Specialist for Research & Instruction, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

General Summary/Overview Statement

Reporting to the Director of the Treadwell Library and applying strong interpersonal and technological skills, the Knowledge Specialist for Research and Instruction will deliver innovative, responsive and user-focused knowledge services to the MGH community. This includes performing expert level database searching, delivering instruction in both in-person and online environments and cultivating partnerships with individuals and groups within the wider MGH community. The incumbent will perform the tasks and duties of this position in a virtual library setting and must be a dynamic and outgoing team player demonstrating creativity, flexibility and an openness to change and ambiguity.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Research and Reference Consultation: Provide high quality research and reference support to meet the clinical, educational and research needs of the MGH community

  • Provide extensive and exhaustive search services for systematic reviews and other intensive research projects
  • Provide in-depth and on-demand consultation services for individuals and groups on database searching and use of medical literature to support evidence-based practices throughout the hospital
  • Perform general research and reference consultation services
  • Collaborate with colleagues, to review and evaluate electronic knowledge resources and technologies

Instructional Services: In collaboration with the director, plan and implement strategies for integrating the educational expertise and services into clinical care, teaching and research at MGH

  • Develop and deliver effective and efficient instructional services for both online and in-person learning environments
  • Create online learning modules to support instructional services using tools such as Adobe, Camtasia, Guide on the Side, etc.
  • Guide MGH staff and students in the effective use of knowledge services and resources to support evidence-based practice, teaching and research

Outreach Services: Serves as the primary liaison for outreach and instructional activities

  • Seek opportunities to collaborate and establish partnerships (including embedded services) with individuals and groups across MGH
  • Develop outreach activities and communication to promote knowledge services and resources to increase their use and effectiveness throughout the hospital
  • Consult and instruct on matters relating to scholarly publication: the NIH Open Access Policy, open access publishing and copyright management

Perform other duties as requested

Skills & Competencies Required

  • Strong customer-service orientation and skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and effectively adapts to change
  • Ability to work with diverse group of people
  • Ability to network and form partnerships
  • Expert searching skills and knowledge using the literature for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Teaching/presentation skills and knowledge of instructional technologies
  • Ability to identify opportunities for new services and projects and to plan, develop and manage them

Education

American Library Association accredited Master in Library Science degree or equivalent Informatics degree. A second Master in an academic content area is desirable.

Experience: 1-3 years

Qualified applicants should apply online via www.mghcareers.org. To locate this opening and submit your resume, please conduct an advanced search using job ID # 2263080.

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Head Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

Your open door to opportunity - the Worcester Public Library Board of Directors seeks an experienced visionary who can provide strong leadership throughout the Library and the Community. The successful candidate will build strong partnerships in the Community and lead the staff and Board of Directors toward a well-defined vision for the Library. The Library, with a $5 million annual budget and a dedicated staff (103 FTEs), provides services and programs through the Main Library, which houses the Talking Book Library,  two community branches and two mobile Libraries.  Additionally, the Library is a partner in an innovative initiative known as One City One Library, in which the city, the Library, the Community and the school system in Worcester have collaborated to create additional library spaces within three public school buildings.  These locations serve the schools during the day and are open to the public after school and on Saturdays. There are plans to add more locations in additional school buildings in the near future.  The City government of Worcester has a strong vision for creating a vibrant downtown and sees the Library as an integral part of that vision.

Worcester, located in Central Massachusetts, is the second largest city in New England with a population of 181,000 residents and is known as the "heart of the Commonwealth." Worcester is known as a city of firsts: many items and ideas were first discovered or created in Worcester, including the monkey wrench, the smiley face, the pill, the patent for the first liquid fuel rocket that led to modern rocketry, and the first national Women's Rights Convention. The city is home to ten different higher educational institutions including Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Clark University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts brings many Broadway shows and nationally known performers to the area.  The American Antiquarian Society has been located in Worcester since 1812 and has the foremost collection of early American history.  The Worcester Art Museum is known for the depth and breadth of its collection.  Hockey fans will appreciate that the city is home to the American Hockey League team known as the Worcester Sharks.  In addition to everything available in Worcester, the city is ideally located-- downtown Boston is less than an hour's drive and Providence, RI and New York City, NY are within easy driving distance. The recently refurbished Union Station serves as a hub for commuter traffic, providing rail and bus options.  For additional information, visit Worcester Links.

Responsibilities: The Head Librarian is responsible for overall leadership and direction for the Library and planning, organizing, directing and coordinating all activities of the Worcester Public Library. Responsibilities include providing insight and opportunity as City Department Head in all matters of public library access, function, facility and service; providing the Board of Directors with timely and professional counsel and caution, assuring a dynamic and responsive public library; influencing staff with inspiration, opportunity, expectation and motivation, assuring a high performance and service driven community service; participates in legislative advocacy, professional organizations and other public arenas; administering approved budgets; supervising staff; preparing the annual Library budget; and recommending adoption of policies to the Board of Directors.  To see a full job description for the position, visit WPL position description.

Qualifications:  Minimum qualifications are a master's degree in library science, a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in library work which includes supervisory experience, and the ability to acquire and retain a certificate of professional librarianship issued by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to develop and communicate library goals; demonstrate experience working with groups, such as the Board of Directors, Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, volunteers and other key community groups and stake holders for the purpose of achieving Library goals; has extensive experience in fiscal management; and has the ability to present a positive image for the library as a community leader and in professional activities.  Previous experience working in an urban library environment, working within a municipal or county funding structure and reporting to a governing Board, and experience working in a union environment are highly desirable.

Compensation:  The position offers a hiring salary range of $85,000 - $112,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone.  To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments to Karen Miller or Tom Dillie.  The position closes December 21, 2014. The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer.

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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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Data Steward, Randstad/Takeda, Cambridge, MA

The Takeda (formerly Millennium Pharmaceuticals) Commercial Operations team is seeking a Data Steward to join them in a long-term contract role through Randstad (until 3/31/15, which will more than likely be extended to 6/30/15). The full job description is below. The role would begin ASAP and will pay $22-$25/hour. The team prefers MILS graduates with data clean-up or digital archiving experience.

Data Steward Job Description

Responsible for the management, integrity and maintenance of Commercial dept's Customer Master, Customer Relationship Management system and alignment with data warehouse. Support ongoing data quality initiatives for the organization. Candidate will work with Commercial Operations, the field sales force and IT to update classifications and designations of professionals, organizations and affiliations. This includes data entry, updates, research and records reconciliation. Candidates must possess a determined attitude towards ensuring data accuracy with strong attention to detail and a hard work ethic. The ideal candidate is a team oriented person with a goal driven attitude.

  • Day to day management of commercial operations customer master and customer relationship management system
  • Conduct data cleanup activities to ensure integrity of data
  • Work with IT, Commercial Operations and the sales force to update and cleanse customer database
  • Research customer data using data bases and the internet
  • Assist in data cleanup projects and matching/merging of data

Prior experience of knowledge of CRM/Salesforce is preferable.

Contact:

Jaclyn (Keefe) Kopek
Account Manager
Randstad Corporate Services
On-site business partner of Takeda
40 Landsdowne Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 444-4463
jaclyn.keefe@takeda.com
jaclyn.keefe@randstadusa.com

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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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Web Services Librarian, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

A leading American historian has called the Boston Public Library (BPL) one of the five great libraries of the world. Over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of twenty two million books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, prints, drawings and other items. Another eight million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to use its services and the growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitized rare books, maps and manuscripts.

Among its preeminent collections, the BPL holds a First Folio by William Shakespeare; original music scores by Mozart, Prokofiev and others; and the personal library of President John Adams. In addition, the BPL is home to the renowned Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which includes over 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases from all over the world. Over 10,000 programs and classes attract thousands of residents from across diverse neighborhoods and cultural groups. Award winning online and in-library homework assistance sessions, literacy classes, author programs and computer training sessions are also a popular draw.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

Position Overview

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Web Services Librarian to assist in maintaining and supporting public services delivered through the Metro Boston Library Network and the Boston Public Library's websites, with a special focus on information organization and usability. This position is part of the Division of Administration and Technology.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

Education - Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent from an accredited library school.

Experience - 4 years of public service and/or technical library experience or equivalent combination of education, experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.

Demonstrated proficiency in writing for the web and/or mobile platforms, public speaking, current and emerging web authoring and development tools and standards. Knowledge of and experience with established and developing programming procedures and languages preferred.

Strong familiarity with web application security, web accessibility standards, information architecture, content strategy for the web, and content management systems.

Demonstrated ability and skill in the administration and maintenance of web and other online platform tools.

Employment Requirements:

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

  2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.

  3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

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

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Human Resources Manager, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

The Organization

A leading American historian has called the Boston Public Library (BPL) one of the five great libraries of the world. Over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of twenty two million books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, prints, drawings and other items. Another eight million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to use its services and the growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitized rare books, maps and manuscripts.

Among its preeminent collections, the BPL holds a First Folio by William Shakespeare; original music scores by Mozart, Prokofiev and others; and the personal library of President John Adams. In addition, the BPL is home to the renowned Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which includes over 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases from all over the world. Over 10,000 programs and classes attract thousands of residents from across diverse neighborhoods and cultural groups. Award winning online and in-library homework assistance sessions, literacy classes, author programs and computer training sessions are also a popular draw.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

Position Overview

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the personnel and labor procedures and systems covering all Boston Public Library personnel and positions; in conjunction with the City of Boston systems, policies and leadership, especially the offices of Human Resources and Labor Relations.

These include administrative, technical and professional duties in the areas of: position classification, compensation, recruitment & selection, labor relations, performance appraisal, benefits administration, civil service and staff development; technical work in developing and maintaining the personnel policies and procedures of the Library. This role is also the principal personnel officer for individual labor and labor contract matters.

Salary: $80,012-108,005, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in human resources, public administration, business administration, labor relations or related field; and five years of experience in either personnel or labor relations, including four years in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a Library setting; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree in public administration with a concentration in personnel management highly desirable.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill:

Knowledge. Thorough knowledge of public sector personnel practices and applicable federal and state laws regulating hiring and collective bargaining matters. Thorough knowledge of employee classification, compensation and benefits, recruitment, selection, training, and labor relations. Demonstrated successful experience with an electronic payroll system (PeopleSoft a definite plus).

Demonstrated problem solving ability and ability to maintain productive relations in a complex and changing environment. Strong management and supervisory skills. Integrity, initiative, judgment, discretion, dependability and ability to work under pressure and deadlines essential.

Ability. Ability to interact in a positive and effective manner with personnel at all levels of authority. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, in writing and orally. Ability to recruit, interview and evaluate job applicants for diverse positions. Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records. Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive reports. Ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion. Ability to efficiently and effectively administer a human resource system.

Skill. Skill in the use of personal computers, particularly word processing and spreadsheet applications. Excellent public relations skills Solid negotiating skills.

Employment Requirements:

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

  2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.

  3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

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

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Reference Librarian, Falmouth Public Library, Falmouth, MA

The Falmouth Public Library, a large dynamic community-centered organization with two branches, is seeking a forward thinking Reference Librarian who is looking for a professional, career path position. Working with a team of professionals, the successful candidate will develop and maintain effective library relationships with library patrons and the Falmouth community in providing library reference and readers advisory services and will contribute to the development of innovative library programming. The candidate should have strong digital skills and be comfortable with the changing electronic landscape of libraries. MLS, and two years of professional reference experience preferred. Full job description and application are located at www.falmouthmass.us. Interested candidates please submit resume or application by December 19th to: faljobs@falmouthmass.us or mail to: Personnel Department, Town of Falmouth, 59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA  02540. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer.

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Archives Assistant, Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, Boston, MA

Agency Description:

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways.

Job Description:

DCR seeks qualified applicants for the position of Archives Assistant. The DCR Archives Program currently includes two staff: an Archivist and a Plans Archivist. Under the supervision of the Plans Archivist, the Archives Assistant will assist in the archival management of an active central engineering and architectural plans collection pertaining to state parks buildings and landscapes, water resources, bridge and parkway infrastructure, real estate holdings, and recreational facilities. The collection encompasses approximately 75,000 plans, which date from the 1890s to the present.

The Archives Assistant identifies, acquires, arranges, describes, preserves, and provides access to records of enduring value of the agency and its agency predecessors, according to the archival management principles of provenance, original order, and collective control to protect the records' authenticity and context.

The Archives Assistant complies with the Statewide Records Retention Schedule as established by the Secretary of State's Records Conservation Board, the Massachusetts State Archives, and the Supervisor of Public Records.

The Archives Assistant will participate centrally in a long-term initiative to reformat key agency records - especially plans and documents related to critical infrastructure such as bridges, flood control projects, and parkways - and will help implement an electronic records management program for the Plans Library. In addition, The Archives Assistant will assist the Plans Archivist in addressing archival preservation and access issues for plans collections throughout all DCR offices and sites, statewide, including at its off-site Archives storage office in Danvers, and will assist the Archivist with general reference requests at the off-site Archives storage office each month.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's in library science or archives management; or previous work experience in an archival or library collection of maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials is preferred

Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists, accepted, though not required.

Strong customer service orientation and ability to work effectively with employees of all levels.

Excellent written and oral communication skills and organizational and analytical skills.

Strong familiarity with major word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.

Strong attention to detail.

Ability to work independently, multi-task and adapt to changing situations

Experience working with archival or library collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials.

The ability to handle oversized and fragile documents with care.

Experience in the application of digital imaging methods and technology for archival materials preferred, but not required.

Conservation experience working with collections that include maps, plans, drawings, or visual materials helpful, but not required.

Requires bending, lifting, standing on ladders, and the ability to lift and carry rolls of plans, and lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required.

To Apply:

For the complete job announcement and information on how to apply, consult the Human Resources Division job listing (posting ID: J45201) on the Mass.Gov web site:

https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J45201&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no&companyId=53

Salary Range: $45,134.44 to $65,212.68 Annually, M-F, 37.5 hours/week

Application Deadline: 12-09-2014

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Associate Researcher, WGBH, Boston, MA

Department Overview:

Now in its 41st Season, NOVA has defined science television for the world. NOVA programs can be seen in over 110 countries, and over 25 million Americans tune in each month, making NOVA one of the most watched series in the PBS prime time line up.

Position Overview:

Working closely with NOVA's Senior Science Editor and Senior Researcher, the Associate Researcher will support the fact-checking process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Communication with internal and external production teams around NOVA's fact-checking guidelines, procedures, and deadlines. 
  • Ensuring that all fact-checking documents, including annotated script and expert reviews, are received in a timely manner from production teams. 
  • Reviewing all fact-checking documents, including annotated script and expert reviews, to ensure that requirements have been met. 
  • Identifying and suggesting remedies for factual errors in narration. 
  • Identifying areas of possible scientific controversy or ambiguity which require additional review, and coordinating that review. 
  • Communicating with production teams around factual errors in narration and working with production teams to resolve these errors, consulting with the Senior Science Editor and Senior Researcher as necessary.

Skills Required:

Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in and knowledge of, a wide variety of scientific and technology disciplines. Strong organizational, reading, writing, and communications skills are essential. Experience communicating with scientists is desired.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree desirable.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates, please apply online via our Careers website: http://www.wgbh.org/about/employmentOpportunities.cfm. If candidates are unable to apply online, please mail cover letter and resume to the following address:

WGBH Educational Foundation
Human Resources Department
10 Guest Street
Boston, MA 02135

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Librarian (C), Mass Gov. Human Resources Division, Shirley, MA

Duties:

Plans, directs and supervises institutional general and law library services, programs and related program activities for an incarcerated adult male population. Selects and purchases books, periodicals and other library materials through use of standard professional selection sources; coordinates the acquisition, cataloging, processing and circulation of materials to ensure the informational, educational and recreational needs of the users are met; responsible for coordinating and enforcing DOC photocopying regulations for the inmate population, aids library users, both staff and inmate, in the proper and productive use of library materials by retrieving or searching for materials, responding to inquiries, providing bibliographic instruction, explaining library rules and procedures, formulates library policy through coordination with departmental and institutional policies and ACA standards; co-ordinates schedules to ensure an adequate level of service and compliance with statutory requirements; supervises inmate library workers by assigning duties, scheduling, training and evaluating workers; directs reference and information services, including legal reference, readers advisory and special programming, makes budgetary recommendations; writes reports; participates in inter-library loan program, meets with DOC Manager of Library Services and other DOC Librarians on a regular basis; maintains professional proficiency through library meetings, workshops, conferences and seminars.

Qualifications:

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Required Work Experience: At least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience as a Professional Librarian.

Substitutions: None.

Licenses:

  • Certification as a Professional Librarian by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
  • Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Follett Library software. Experience in a correctional setting or with a confined population; familiarity with legal reference and law library materials; experience in a one-person library.

Comments:

This is a Civil Service position.

Please note that union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement.

*The DOC urges bilingual applicants to apply.

Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents.

Agency Web Address: http://www.mass.gov/doc/

The Commonwealth acts in good faith to affirmatively recruit a diverse population.If you wish to self-identify, please click on the links below. Completing this form is voluntary. If you choose to self-identify, please note that all Affirmative Action and Disability data is kept in a confidential file.

Link to Disability Form (return this form to the ADA Coordinator listed below): http://www.mass.gov/anf/docs/hrd/odeo/veterans/disabled-veteran-applicant-self-id-form.doc

Link to the Veterans Forms (return this form to the Diversity Officer listed below): http://www.mass.gov/anf/docs/hrd/odeo/veterans/gender-race-veteran-applicant-self-id-form.doc

Diversity Officer/ADA Coordinator: Ms. Monserrate Quinones, (508) 850-7730

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Wage/​Salary: $49,288.20 to $66,963.78 Annually

Application Instructions: Mail cover letter and resume with posting ID number to: Division of Human Resources P.O. Box 946 Norfolk, MA 02056 Fax: (508) 850-5217

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Librarian (C), Mass Gov. Human Resources Division, Bridgewater, MA

Duties:

Plans, directs and supervises institutional general and law library services, programs and related program activities for an incarcerated adult male population. Selects and purchases books, periodicals and other library materials through use of standard professional selection sources; coordinates the acquisition, cataloging, processing and circulation of materials to ensure the informational, educational and recreational needs of the users are met; responsible for coordinating and enforcing DOC photocopying regulations for the inmate population, aids library users, both staff and inmate, in the proper and productive use of library materials by retrieving or searching for materials, responding to inquiries, providing bibliographic instruction, explaining library rules and procedures, formulates library policy through coordination with departmental and institutional policies and ACA standards; co-ordinates schedules to ensure an adequate level of service and compliance with statutory requirements; supervises inmate library workers by assigning duties, scheduling, training and evaluating workers; directs reference and information services, including legal reference, readers advisory and special programming, makes budgetary recommendations; writes reports; participates in inter-library loan program, meets with DOC Manager of Library Services and other DOC Librarians on a regular basis; maintains professional proficiency through library meetings, workshops, conferences and seminars.

Qualifications:

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Required Work Experience: At least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience as a Professional Librarian.

Substitutions: None.

Licenses:

  • Certification as a Professional Librarian by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
  • Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Follett Library software. Experience in a correctional setting or with a confined population; familiarity with legal reference and law library materials; experience in a one-person library. Ability to train and support inmates in use of electronic law library system.

Comments:

This is a Civil Service position.

Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement.

*The DOC urges bi-lingual applicants to apply.

Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents.

Agency Web Address: http://www.mass.gov/doc/

The Commonwealth acts in good faith to affirmatively recruit a diverse population.If you wish to self-identify, please click on the links below. Completing this form is voluntary. If you choose to self-identify, please note that all Affirmative Action and Disability data is kept in a confidential file.

Link to Disability Form (return this form to the ADA Coordinator listed below): http://www.mass.gov/anf/docs/hrd/odeo/veterans/disabled-veteran-applicant-self-id-form.doc

Link to the Veterans Forms (return this form to the Diversity Officer listed below): http://www.mass.gov/anf/docs/hrd/odeo/veterans/gender-race-veteran-applicant-self-id-form.doc

Diversity Officer/ADA Coordinator: Ms. Monserrate Quinones

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Wage/​Salary: $49,288.20 to $66,963.78 Annually

Application Instructions:

Mail cover letter and resume along with posting ID number to: Division of Human Resources P.O. Box 946 Norfolk, MA 02056, Fax: (508) 850-5217

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Web Services Librarian, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Position Overview 

Under the supervision of the Online and Web Services Manager, and within the framework of goals, policies and procedures of the Library, assists in maintaining and supporting public services delivered through the Metro Boston Library Network and the Boston Public Library's websites, with a special focus on information organization and usability. This position is part of the Division of Administration and Technology.

Reports to the Online and Web Services Manager 

Scope of Responsibility 

  1. Coordinates and organizes content and services as part of the Boston Public Library's online presence. 
  2. Assists in the development and design of all library-hosted web sites and other online properties. Plays an active leadership role in assessing and improving web site usability, organization, accessibility, accuracy, and currency. 
  3. Works as part of a team to document policies and procedures related to online content creation and design. Creates and maintains technical and project management documentation. 
  4. Collaborates extensively with library stakeholders to ensure that the content and services delivered to the public via the web and online services reflect and match the breadth of services, collections, exhibits, and events available at all locations of the BPL. Leads project teams as needed to complete web service initiatives. 
  5. Works with relevant library staff to ensure that the library s brand identity is handled consistently across library websites and online presences.  Collaborates on implementation and oversight of new communications tools identified and deployed through online services. 
  6. Maintains current knowledge of best practices, standards, and technologies related to web services. Applies applicable knowledge to existing and new services offered by the library. 
  7. Assists in the evaluation and implementation of new technologies and upgrades. Communicates updates on these activities to all key stakeholders as appropriate.  
  8. Works closely with vendors, partner institutions, staff, and the public to implement, modify, and maintain services in anticipation of changing needs. 
  9. Trains staff on web applications and services deployed by the web services department.  
  10. As a member of the Administration and Technology team, assists in implementing strategic, long range and Administration and Technology initiative plans. 
  11. Conducts usability studies and evaluates site analytics to determine if web services and applications are meeting the needs of our user groups. 
  12. Represents the library at city, state, or national meetings and conferences as assigned. 
  13. Performs related duties and functions as assigned.

Competencies 

  1. Aptitude for assessing effectiveness of public library services, methodical troubleshooting of technical issues, and evaluating tasks based on the library s core mission. 
  2. Ability to organize information for online consumption, ability to code in and provide basic troubleshooting of current html standards and a facility with at least basic usability design. 
  3. Ability to recognize and set priorities and to use initiative and independent decision-making skills. 
  4. Flexibility and adaptability, a willingness to embrace change, and a sense of humor. 
  5. Enthusiasm for work in a team environment and for cooperative interdepartmental projects. 
  6. Excellent communication, public speaking and presentation skills. 

Qualifications 

1. Education - Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent from an accredited library school. 

2. Experience - 4 years of public service and/or technical library experience or equivalent combination of education, experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work. 

Demonstrated proficiency in writing for the web and/or mobile platforms, public speaking, current and emerging web authoring and development tools and standards. Knowledge of and experience with established and developing programming procedures and languages preferred. 

Strong familiarity with web application security, web accessibility standards, information architecture, content strategy for the web, and content management systems. 

Demonstrated ability and skill in the administration and maintenance of web and other online platform tools. 

Requirements

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job. 
  2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire. 
  3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston. 

Terms

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  PSA / P-3 

Hours per week:  35 

Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Boston Career Center site for more information on compensation.  For each Salary Plan, salaries are listed by Grade and Step. 

Full posting and application available online.

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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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Youth Services Librarian, Langley Adams Library, Groveland, MA

Works under the direction of the Library Director and is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and maintaining comprehensive children and teen programs. This is a permanent fulltime position ( Up to 37 hours/week) including some evening and weekend hours.

Duties/Description:

  • Dynamic, innovative, motivated, team player needed to plan, develop, promote and provide library services for children, teens and their families
  • Responsible for selecting and maintaining materials for children and teen collections, coordinating and implementing special programs for children and teens, readers advisory, outreach to schools and other organizations that provide services to children and teens, circulation of materials.
  • At times may need to fill in at circulation desk, stack books, assist patrons, and perform other library tasks.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required. MLS preferred
  • Knowledge of professional library methods and systems, as well as children's and teen literature and reference resources and practices
  • Highly selfmotivated, creative and flexible with the ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Ability to work with children, teens both individually and in groups
  • Ability to deal effectively with parents, teachers, and other adults working with children and teens
  • Successful candidate must be proficient in the use of computers, especially with regards to web and bibliographic resources
  • Must have a commitment to connecting children and teens with literature

Physical Requirements:

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

Other:

  • Shall demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional development

Shall perform other related duties as required

Note: This job description is not intended to be allinclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Schedule: 37 hours /week including evening and weekend hours.

Salary: $16-17.68 per hour, plus full benefits including health insurance, vacation, sick, and personal days

Closing date: Open until filled

Please send letter of application and resume to: grovelandlibrarysearch@gmail.com - no phone calls please

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Reference & Technical Services Librarian, Lebanon Libraries, Lebanon, NH

Applications are being accepted for the Full Time, Exempt, LPASE represented position of Reference & Technical Services Librarian as further described below:

Job Title: Reference & Technical Services Librarian

Grade/Affiliation: Grade 9/LPASE

Compensation Range: $1,013.45 to $1,368.97 per week

Department: Lebanon Libraries

Posting Date: November 21, 2014

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Position Description:

Professional position responsible for the management of the library's integrated library management system, which includes maintenance of the on-line bibliographic database and computer infrastructure. Serves patrons at the public service desks and is in charge of the Technical Services Division. Works with library administrative team, the Library Information Technology Assistant, and City of Lebanon Computer Services to plan for and coordinate the use of technology in the library. Works under the general supervision of the Library Director. Supervises one fulltime position (Library Technical Assistant) and 2 part-time positions (Library Clerk II).

Position Requirements:

Master's Degree in Library Science with a minimum of one years' prior experience working with libraries, computers, library software applications, circulation, cataloguing, acquisitions, and collection development. Knowledge of library and on-line resources, the library's holdings, the Dewey classification system and subject headings; knowledge of Anglo-American cataloguing rules; knowledge of computer software and systems; the ability to design, develop, implement and administer a library's computer and networking systems; the ability to work closely with the public and co-workers; the ability to take initiative and work independently without supervision; effective verbal and written communication skills.

Full job description is available in Human Resources.

Application Instructions:

A City of Lebanon Employment Application is required for non-City employee applicants and applications not containing this document will not be considered. Applications should be submitted to Human Resources, 51 North Park Street, Lebanon, New Hampshire, 03766 or to human.resources@lebcity.com

City employee applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, City Hall or to human.resources@lebcity.com.

Applications will be reviewed and qualified candidates contacted for interviews on an ongoing basis. Therefore, interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Archives and Metadata Specialist, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

About Roger Williams University:

Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering 43 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence, and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation's greenest universities by The Princeton Review.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of that growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Job Description:

Reporting to and under the direction of the University Archivist, the Archives and Metadata Specialist supports the work of the University Archives and Web and Digital Services by preparing content for archival and special collections in all formats and creating metadata and finding aids to these collections for content retrieval.

This is a part-time PSSA union position.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

1. Archives Assistant Duties:

  • Accession and process print and digital collections including organizing and appraising materials and setting priorities for further description.
  • Create finding aids and catalog records to support the description and retrieval of content in archival and special collections.
  • Contribute to the preparation and installation of exhibits through research and documentation.
  • Assist with digitization projects by providing metadata for access and discovery.
  • Assist with the conservation of materials including repair of physical objects and books.

2. Metadata Duties:

  • Assist in managing the workflow associated with the library's digital asset management program.
  • Perform original item level cataloging of visual images in compliance with established guidelines and data standards to create descriptive image metadata.
  • Perform associated authority work using various digital and print authority sources to ensure that the information attached to the image is in a standard descriptive form.
  • Evaluate the quality of images and select those appropriate for digitization.
  • Assist in training and supervision of student assistants in the Archives.

Additional Functions:

Contribute to the ongoing projects of the Digital Content Management group. Participate in staff development activities, and library committees and task forces. Collaborate with Digital Imaging Technologist on image quality control. Report production and usage statistics as needed. Keep current with new technologies related to archival and image collections. Assist with maintenance of the digital asset management system. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education. One to two years of experience in libraries and/or archives working with metadata. Working knowledge of metadata cataloging standards and systems (e.g. VRA Core, Dublin Core, EAD), digital asset management systems and digital repositories.

Demonstrated computing skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, ArtStor's Shared Shelf, and Cloud-based storage solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

College-level course work in art, art history, or architectural history. Demonstrated knowledge of digitization processes and workflows.

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

Additional Information:

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

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at http://rwu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=55055 and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references.

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Librarian III, Manchester City Library, Manchester, NH

(Announcement Number R-058-14)

Salary Grade 20

Starting Salary:  $52,311.19 - plus comprehensive benefits package

Exempt

Work schedule includes periodic nights and weekends

The Job: The principal function of an employee in this class is to plan and supervise library circulation services to the public. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of the Library Director.  The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with community groups, other library employees, other city employees, Library Trustees, Library Foundation Board members and the general public.

Performance of the above duties will include the following:

  • Management of patron registration records and adherence to all privacy laws;
  • Collection management, programming and outreach;
  • Circulation desk and reference/information desk coverage;
  • Participating in City-wide and consortium meetings representing the Library;
  • Assisting with the oversight of the Library in the absence of the Deputy Director and Director.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters of Library Science Degree required; and 4-6 years experience within the classification of Librarian I or II; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Note: Offer of hire conditional on candidate's ability to complete essential job functions, with or without accommodation, as determined by passing a medical exam, including alcohol and drug tests.

Application Procedure: Candidates must complete a city of Manchester Employment Application available at City of Manchester website www.manchesternh.gov/jobs or in person at HR Dept. City Hall Annex. Submission of a resume is optional.

Opening Dates: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The City of Manchester is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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Customer Service Bibliographer, YBP Library Services, Contoocook, NH

Position Summary

Provide a full range of customized support services to assigned library customers, primarily by responding to written and telephone inquiries, researching and addressing any problems and communicating all of YBP's capabilities.  Act as primary point of contact for all customers and respond to inquiries about all services, both US and UK, including firm and continuation orders, approval processes, print and digital products, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following statements describe the general nature of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.  Additional duties may be assigned by Management):

  • For assigned group of customers serve as primary service contact on the phone and by email. 
  • Communicate information regarding customer account to Sales, Marketing, Operations, etc.
  • Interact with other departments to solve problems and to prevent customer errors.
  • Write, revise and maintain Memos of Agreement for assigned list of customers.
  • Utilize the Profiling Decision Support (PDS) database to support customer profiles.
  • Respond to all customer requests quickly, accurately and thoroughly in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • Troubleshoot digital and print acquisition issues and related technical services such as cataloging records and electronic invoicing.
  • Assist in the development of PDS to reflect changing customer needs.
  • Participate in retrospective selection work and special project management.
  • Provide GOBI training to customers as needed via phone or webinar, and educate customers about YBP services.  Look for and develop potential growth opportunities within existing accounts.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree required and equivalent library/vendor knowledge preferred.  MLS degree desirable.  Experience or knowledge of book trade or library function a plus.
  • Ability to work on the AS400.
  • Broad understanding of LC, Dewey, and NLM classifications and awareness and understanding of digital content.
  • Strong service orientation and positive attitude.
  • Word, Excel and Access experience.
  • Telephone and e-mail business etiquette skills.
  • Strong service orientation and skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to do presentations.
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently and/or as part of a team
  • Ability to spend the majority of day working at a PC.
  • Ability to communicate cross-organizationally.
  • Ability to analyze approval plan performance, identify problems, suggest remedies and solutions.
  • For International bibliographers some foreign language requirements may apply.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk, and hear.  The employee must occasionally sit, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, and lift/move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision requirements include close, and color vision in order to view CRT/PC screens and read written reports.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should log into www.btol.com and click on the careers link and then under location search for positions in Contoocook, NH.

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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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Executive Director, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME

The Portland Public Library ("PPL" or "the Library") is seeking an experienced library professional to replace its current Executive Director, who will retire in July 2015.

Chartered in 1867, PPL is one of the oldest cultural institutions in Maine's largest city, which is also home to a working waterfront and a vibrant arts and cultural scene.

The Library consists of a main location downtown, three branches, a mobile library, and a unique Shared Collections Management Center, developed in partnership with the Maine Historical Society.  The main downtown branch underwent a significant renovation in 2010.  PPL houses an extensive collection including electronic media, access to shared media, and important city historical archives.  In addition to providing computing and Internet access service to the public, the Library stages educational, political, and cultural events, and hosted 675,000 patron visits in 2013.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees and provides strategic, visionary, and inspirational leadership for the organization. Working with the senior management team, the Executive Director directs all fundraising, services, programs, and operations and fosters a culture of continuous improvement to achieve the Library's vision, mission, goals, and strategic initiatives. The Executive Director's responsibilities include recommending, designing, implementing, directing, supervising, and evaluating an active program of information services, educational opportunities, and cultural activities for the citizens of Portland and surrounding communities.  The Executive Director will lead multiple capital improvement projects, including the completion of the renovation of the main branch of the Library.

Key Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience and proven success with fundraising and advancement;
  • Thorough knowledge of library principles, practices, techniques, materials, and technologies, as well as current trends and best practices for nonprofit library management;
  • Exceptionally strong communication skills including writing, presentation, public speaking and relationship management with the ability to connect and relate at multiple levels;
  • Political acumen and collaborative and consensus-building skills, particularly the ability to work effectively with members of the Library staff, representatives of the staff association, the Library Board of Trustees, the City of Portland, county and state officials, the Friends of the Library, donors, foundations, professional and community organizations, and members of the general public;
  • A strong commitment to intellectual freedom;
  • A strong commitment to public service.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

As the chief executive officer of the Library, the Executive Director:

  • Provides leadership in developing and implementing a strategic framework in partnership with the Board of Trustees.
  • Directs strategic planning and annual plans for services, facilities, staffing, development and technology.
  • Serves as lead major gifts officer and works with the Development and External Relations Director to seek out and secure funding for Library infrastructure, programs, and services.
  • Oversees the preparation, submission to the City of Portland, and advocacy of budgets before City of Portland officials for the Library in cooperation with the Finance Director and executes those budgets in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Strengthens formal and informal collaborative relationships with City of Portland officials.
  • Actively engages in representing and promoting the Library in a variety of venues and activities within the community.
  • Recognizes and preserves the unique attributes of the Library and its role in greater Portland, while meeting the current community needs.

Job Qualifications and Requirements

At a minimum, the successful candidate will have:

  1. A Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited library school.
  2. At least seven years of progressively responsible work experience in public library management and supervision, including managerial experience with a high level of financial responsibility.
  3. The ability to travel both around Maine and out of state for Library business.

In addition, experience working with staff organizations and collective bargaining is strongly preferred.

Salary Range is $85,000- $110,000 DOQ.

Letters of interest, including salary requirements, a resume, a writing sample and any other materials that will support your application should be addressed to Beth Bordowitz, Chair, Search Committee and emailed to hr@portlandpubliclibrary.org  .

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 on December 5, 2014.

For more information about the Portland Public Library, visit www.portlandlibrary.com.

For more information about Portland, Maine, visit:

The Portland Public Library is an EEO 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.

 

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Adult Services Librarian, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, ME

Lithgow Public Library, the public library for Maine's capital city, is seeking an innovative librarian with a collaborative style to oversee reference services and readers' advisory, collection development, programming for adults and community outreach. Responsibilities include leadership and supervision of the adult services staff, collection development and participation in library strategic planning. Lithgow Library will be undergoing an expansion and renovation project in 2015-2016, and this is a key position as the library transitions to temporary quarters and the new facility.

The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science degree, a team-oriented approach, excellent communication skills, supervisory experience and enthusiasm for working with a diverse public.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, a pension, and generous paid time off.  Pay scale is $18.93 to $23.66 per hour, depending on the skills and background of the candidate.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and three current references to Human Resources at HR@augustamaine.gov or to 16 Cony St., Augusta, ME, 04330. For more information, contact Elizabeth Pohl, Library Director at (207) 626-2415 or e-mail betsy@lithgow.lib.me.us Applications will be accepted until 4:30p.m. on Monday December 8, 2014.

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Director of Library Services, West Hartford Library, West Hartford, CT

The Town of West Hartford, with a population of 63,268, is a vibrant and diverse community, which prides itself on its quality municipal services, educational opportunities, citizen involvement and cultural events.  West Hartford has been repeatedly recognized for these qualities by its citizens, visitors and numerous educational and lifestyle studies including Time/Money Magazine's Top 50 Small Cities for Best Places to Live 2014.

With a history dating back over a century, the West Hartford Library has evolved from an initial collection of 78 books donated by Noah Webster to a system of three facilities with over 240,000 volumes, a growing collection of downloadable materials, seventy online research databases, a digital collection, public computer labs, a local history room, professional information and research services, and a varied and wide-ranging selection of programs for all ages.  Working closely with the community, the library develops and maintains services that reflect the diverse needs and interests of the town including reading, listening and viewing for pleasure, life-long learning, digital literacy, cultural appreciation and citizenship preparation.  Emphasis is placed on accessibility to the library's offerings by providing WI-FI access, a user-friendly website featuring 24/7 access to downloadable and digital materials, homebound loan delivery, and equipment for individuals with vision, mobility and hearing challenges.  The library's size and central location make it the library of choice for many users in the Greater Hartford area.

The town is currently seeking an experienced, community-oriented, visionary leader for the position of Director of Library Services.  Reporting to a library board appointed by the West Hartford Town Council and coordinating operations with the town manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing and providing leadership in planning, directing and coordinating all library activities.  The position will manage a $3+ million dollar operating budget, supervise 24 full-time and 85 part-time (20.62 FTEs) staff, and work closely with municipal departments, community leaders, community organizations, and the West Hartford Board of Education to identify and meet community needs.  The position requires an ALA-accredited MLS and a minimum of eight (8) years' experience in professional library work (public library preferred) that includes five years' supervisory experience.  The salary range for this position is $81,000 - $144,000 and includes a competitive benefit program.  The starting annual salary will be based upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

To apply visit the Town of West Hartford website at www.westhartford.org and click on "Jobs" in the left hand Quick Links.  Only electronic applications will be accepted.  Additional information about the West Hartford Public Library and the community can be found on the Town's website.  Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2014 or until the positon is filled.  Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application and background information early in the recruitment process.

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Library Director, Langley-Adams Library, Groveland, MA

Duties/Description: The Town of Groveland is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and motivated library professional to lead the Langley-Adams Library. The Library Director is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operation of the public library; scheduling and managing staff, preparing and presenting budgets; purchasing and managing all collection and material acquisitions;
developing and administering library policies and procedures; and establishing and maintaining partnerships with the Library Trustees, town government, community groups, and local businesses to actively promote the library as a community center.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the skills to ensure services align with the library's mission, vision, values, and strategic goals, and will work cooperatively in a team-centered environment. Must have excellent customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively, and must possess excellent technology and computer skills.

Master's Degree in Library Science preferred; 3-5 years of professional library experience and 2 years of supervisory experience

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

Hours: 37 hours per week with occasional night meetings

Salary Position: Salary commensurate with qualifications; includes benefits.

Closing Date: Open until filled

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

No calls please.

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Technical Services Librarian, Stowe Free Library, Stowe, VT

Wage/​Salary:

15.78-17.40 per hour

Job Description:

The Stowe Free Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technology-proficient librarian to fill the position of Technical Services Librarian and to assist in fulfilling our mission: "To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind." Our cherished community library has a collection of 35,000 volumes with annual visits of 140,000.

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required, and an MLS from an ALA accredited school or a Vermont Department of Libraries Certification is preferred. A working knowledge and experience with computers, including Integrated Library Systems (ILS), cataloging procedures and MARC databases, and current technologies is desired. Good verbal communication skills and ability to interact with the public, excellent organizational skills and ability to perform detailed work, and the physical ability to lift and shelve books is required. This is currently a 40-hour per week position, including evenings and Saturdays, with excellent benefits and a starting salary range of $15.78 - $17.40 per hour, contingent upon qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions:

A job description and employment application can be obtained on our website: www.townofstowevt.org. Send employment application, letter of interest and resume to: Town of Stowe, Attn: Nicole Adams, Benefits Coordinator, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672 or email recruit@townofstowevermont.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

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Member Services Librarian, Fenway Libraries Online, Boston, MA

Fenway Libraries Online (FLO, www.flo.org), an automated library consortium of ten academic and special libraries in Boston and Cambridge, seeks a Member Services Librarian. This individual will provide training, support, and documentation for librarians and staff at FLO member institutions.

The Member Services Librarian should be organized, creative, energetic, and able to communicate effectively in person and in writing to all levels of library staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and conduct training sessions for FLO software, such as Voyager, SFX, CORAL, and others
  • Develop online and written training materials
  • Produce and maintain software documentation and policy manuals
  • Visit member libraries to provide training and other support
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software problems reported by library staff
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual reports and statistics
  • Coordinate agendas, arrange locations, and assist with FLO meetings
  • Maintain and improve FLO websites
  • Provide training and support for the Massachusetts Commonwealth Catalog
  • Assist with the evaluation of new products and services

Qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS degree required
  • 2-5 years library or library network experience required
  • Experience with training and documentation
  • Experience with using an integrated library system (ILS), preferably Ex Libris Voyager
  • Understanding of key library functions, such as acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, ERM, ILL, reference, reporting and serials
  • Competence with desktop software applications and web-publishing software including Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
  • Flexibility appropriate for a dynamic work setting, including schedule changes that respond to the needs of the consortium
  • Desire to participate in collaborative problem solving
  • Ability to travel to member libraries in Boston and Cambridge

Compensation:

Competitive salary plus attractive benefits package

Start Date: January, 2015. Application review will begin in December, 2014.

To apply:

Send email including resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to:

Walter Stine
Executive Director
Fenway Libraries Online
walter@flo.org

A complete job description is available upon request.

Fenway Libraries Online encourages the application of all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or veteran status.

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Senior Cataloger (temporary, part-time), Fenway Libraries Online, Boston, MA

Fenway Libraries Online (FLO, www.flo.org), a network supporting nine academic libraries and one special library in Boston and Cambridge, MA, is accepting applications for one or more senior catalogersThis is a temporary position with a total of 30 hours per week to be filled by one individual, or 15 hours per week if filled by two individuals. Length of employment is negotiable up to a maximum of 20 weeks with a start date in January, 2015. The successful applicant(s) will work at one or more of the FLO member libraries.

Responsibilities: The senior cataloger is responsible for performing original and complex copy cataloging including bibliographic description, subject analysis, classification, and authority control for materials in all formats in accordance with established local and national policies, procedures, and standards. Advanced cataloging skills for serials and curricular materials/realia may be required.

Education - A master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school.

Experience - Two years of recent professional library experience creating MARC21 bibliographic and authority records in all formats. Comprehensive knowledge of and recent hands-on experience with current and emerging national standards including those concerning descriptive cataloging, subject analysis, classification, and authority control. Experience using modern library catalogs and other bibliographic tools, including major current online and print cataloging resources and utilities.

Requirements - Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail. Demonstrated proficiency in the current versions of the following cataloging tools and standards is required: OCLC Connexion client software, AACR2 LC Subject Headings, Dewey Decimal Classification, and Library of Congress Classification. Proficiency with a PC and software at the level necessary to successfully complete the tasks of the job is required. Proficiency with the current versions of the following cataloging tools and software products is highly desirable: Ex Libris Voyager, Cataloger's Desktop, Classification Web, RDA Toolkit, MS Word, and MS Excel.

Salary: $25/hour

Hours: 30 hours total, could be divided among two individuals

Benefits: no benefits are included

To apply, send a cover letter, the names and contact information of three references, and resume via email to:

Walter Stine
Executive Director
Fenway Libraries Online
walter@flo.org
617-442-2384

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Digital Archivist, Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

We are looking for a Digital Archivist on behalf of our client, Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA.

Position Description

The Digital Archivist will be a member of a team and will be responsible for the planning and implementation of a digital asset management system for the archival collections of electronic and digital media. You will also manage the cataloging of content in the department's digital collections. Content includes video, audio, graphics, and still image files.

This position is central to the care of digital media and necessary to ensure access to the media onward into the 22nd century. The candidate must have a working knowledge of digital asset management, video production, anticipate the needs of the production teams and prepare media for electronic and video production use. Direction will mainly come from Sr. Mgr., Archives and Media Producer and the access/retrieval process must be efficient and seamless through the development of proper folder and file naming structure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the organization and maintenance of a growing collection of digital assets serving video production. 
  • Contributes to development and documentation of best practices, standards, procedures, and workflows for digital reformatting and preservation of all electronic media including born-digital collections and their organization, storage, and retrieval. 
  • Monitors production files and creates proper folder organization and file naming, managing metadata to ensure consistencies and easier recall of assets in the future. 
  • Ensures completed jobs are systematically archived by obtaining all final materials and any necessary 
  • Working project files and organized properly in centralized electronic file. 
  • Reconciles production image files to existing Archives Digital Asset library. 
  • Prioritizes assignments based on knowledge of video and visual display production needs and business-driven projects. 
  • Provides video production assistance on Mac Final Cut Pro as well as related multimedia programs.

Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Graduate degree in library science with a concentration in archival management or other related field. 
  • Knowledge of video, audio, graphic, and still production.
  • Five or more years of experience in an archive or library working with electronic/digital resources.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well in a self-directed manner and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archives principles and practices in digital formats. Knowledge of archival description and metadata standards.
  • Proficiency in database management, Access and Excel. Comfortable working on both PCs and MACs.
  • Proficiency in Final Cut Pro and in PhotoShop.
  • Highly organized and analytical to meticulously maintain a detailed corporate record-keeping system. 
  • Technical proficiency in using state-of-the-art computer based systems and software including multimedia and content management programs.

Please email your resume to: pete.menger@veritude.com

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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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Children's Librarian/Branch Librarian, Robbins Library/Fox Branch Library, Arlington, MA

To apply:  Please email resume and cover letter to HR@town.arlington.ma.us, or mail it to Human Resources, Town of Arlington, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476.  Application deadline is Monday, December 8, 2014.

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is based at the Fox Branch Library three days per week and the Robbins Library two days per week. Perform a wide variety of professional librarian work involved in the direction, operation and supervision of the branch library three days each week; in planning and scheduling of branch library activities and programs; in assisting in the development and implementation of branch library policies and procedures. See that required services to the general public are maintained in accordance with budgetary constraints and overall library objectives and policies. Perform professional library work involving responsibility for the development and execution of library programs, book selection and services for children.  Assist the Department head with all children's services at the Robbins Library.

Qualifications:

MLS degree from an ALA accredited and recognized school with specific course work or concentration in children's programming and literature; plus two or more years of directly related experience working with children OR any equivalent  combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

Required to work some evenings and on average one Saturday per month.

Salary - Full Time  $51,323 - 62,755

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Satellite Librarian, 1st Circuit US Courts Libraries, Concord, NH

Position Overview: As a member of the staff of the 1st Circuit U.S. Courts Libraries, the Concord librarian manages and administers the 1st Circuit libraries program in New Hampshire and provides a full range of library and research services to court personnel located in the Warren B. Rudman U.S. Courthouse in Concord, New Hampshire and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manchester, New Hampshire. Service is to Judges and the staff of the Clerks of Court and Probation and Pre-Trial Services. As a solo librarian, the incumbent must be self-motivated with an ability to set daily and long term priorities. The incumbent works as a member of the team of court librarians throughout the 1st Circuit who, together, provide local and circuit wide services.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Two years post M.L.S. library experience
  • Excellent reference and legal research skills using print and electronic resources
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Law Library experience
  • Proficiency in use of online legal research systems and databases
  • Knowledge of an integrated library system (preferably SirsiDynix)
  • Knowledge of social networking applications
  • Knowledge of the federal court system and procedures
  • Familiarity with New Hampshire legal research materials and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Skill in use of Windows based PCs and Microsoft Office applications
  • Skill in using mobile devices and apps in performing legal research
  • Experience with html and web site design and maintenance

Position Type:  Full Time/Permanent

All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.  If hired, a background check is required. 

Starting Salary:  CL 28 ($60,759 - 65,831) depending on experience and qualifications

To Apply:  Please submit a cover memo and resume by December 5, 2014 to

Susan C. Sullivan, Circuit Librarian
1st Circuit U.S. Courts Libraries
Moakley U.S Courthouse, Suite 9400
1 Courthouse Way
Boston, MA 02210

No fax or email applications accepted. 

The United States Courts Are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers

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Assistant Director/Children's Librarian, Bacon Free Library, Natick, MA

Assistant Director/Children's Librarian: 26 hours/wk

The purpose of this part-time benefitted position is two-fold. First is to assist the Library Director in the daily operations of the Bacon Free Library; performs professional, administrative, technical, and supervisory work. In the absence of the Library Director, is responsible for the operation of the Library and the supervision of staff. Assists the Director with library tasks related to public services, technical services, budgeting, reporting, training and supervising staff.

Second is to manage the library's children and young adult services. This position is responsible for programming, circulation, reader's advisory and collection development for the children, tween, teen and young adult library sections. Candidates must be ingenious in creating programs for this range of patrons.

The Assistant Director/Children's Librarian is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.

Requirements for this position:

Interested parties must have or be working towards an MLS. 3-5 years of library experience is required, understanding of Sierra is preferred. Candidates must be congenial and enthusiastic about working with children, teens and families. In addition candidates must be computer literate; be committed to ongoing professional development; as well as dependable and flexible with regard to hours.

Light, physical effort may be required in performing typical library functions such as carrying and shelving books. Also, frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching and climbing are requirements of this job.

Salary: $22.60-$32.21

Please email resume and cover letter to:

Richard Tranfaglia
Director of Human Resources
Town of Natick
rtranfaglia@natickma.org

Open until filled

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Library Director, Medfield Memorial Public Library, Medfield MA

Duties/Description:

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Closing Date: January 23, 2015

Send:

To apply, please send letter of interest, resume and 3 references by January 23, 2015 to Andrea Cronin, Chair of the Hiring Committee (cronin.ander@gmail.com).

 

 

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Knowledge Management Architect, Boston Biomedical Consultants, Waltham, MA

Duties/Description:

The KM Architect is a professional staff member of BBC who will oversee all activities relating to the ongoing delivery of quality value-added information to aid BBC's professional staff in client engagements/support, including Internet research, materials maintenance and archiving, and the development and facilitation of ongoing information services initiatives. BBC maintains an active database of information and has developed various Web-based patron services. As such, the KM Architect must have above-average computer skills in order to manage these projects and be knowledgeable in current trends in Library and Information Science to determine and execute the strategic direction of Knowledge Management services within BBC. The KM Architect must be a high energy, dynamic individual with the ability to think creatively to develop new ideas and concepts for improved services and lead a team of KM Analysts in their implementation.

General Responsibilities:

I. Management, supervision, initial training, and development of KM Analysts

  • Distribution of tasks among KM team to ensure timely completion of project work
  • Assist KM Analysts in their daily work through instruction and mentorship
  • Conduct yearly performance reviews and write professional development plans for each KM Analyst

II. Oversight of BBC KM's Web-based offerings:

a. Digital archive

  • Serve as system administrator: create new user profiles, troubleshoot errors, release system updates and new features, etc.
  • Catalog items into archive using BBC's controlled vocabulary
  • Review submitted records for content and accuracy

b. Resources portal web site

  • Serve as system administrator: create new user profiles, troubleshoot errors, release system updates and new features, etc.
  • Oversee addition of new content and contribute to resources lists, blog, etc.
  • Install and release new site features as appropriate

c. Ongoing maintenance of KM server (Ubuntu Linux OS)

  • Apply hardware/software updates and troubleshoot issues to minimize down time
  • Ensure proper completion of file backups on a regular basis

d. Electronic document delivery services

  • Download, scan, save, and distribute articles in PDF formats from a variety of sources
  • Promote proper file saving and naming procedures for all files on company server

III. Maintenance of library of physical documents

  • Oversee organization of library file room
  • Weed library collection as space needs demand
  • Ensure collection and storage of all of BBC's consulting project deliverables

IV. Oversight of archiving BBC's proprietary materials

  • Catalog all BBC deliverables into digital archive upon project completion
  • Catalog electronic copies of historical BBC projects into digital archive
  • Maintain list of historical project work (via Excel spreadsheet updates)

V. Periodicals subscription maintenance

  • Maintain list of current subscriptions, renewal dates, web access credentials, etc.
  • Submit requisition forms for all renewals and complete transactions after approval
  • Monitor subscription value/usage and recommend additions/removals as necessary

VI. Research support for BBC Professional staff

  • Perform in-depth Internet research to build knowledge base of IVD industry-related information, often under the direction of the BBC consulting staff 
  • Organize and synthesize research findings for delivery to staff 
  • Catalog all research findings of lasting value into digital archive
  • Oversee distribution of research tasks within KM team as appropriate

VII. Training of new staff on KM services

  • Create/update learning objects for staff training on digital archive, resources portal, and other KM initiatives
  • Deliver training session to all new BBC employees on KM offerings
  • Promote the usage of KM services and manage "internal marketing" campaigns to staff

VIII. Strategic planning of KM department offerings to staff

  • Write yearly departmental goals to determine the strategic direction of the KM team
  • Investigate new service opportunities and/or alteration of current services to best serve the ongoing information needs of the Professional staff
  • Actively participate in the LIS community to keep abreast of emerging trends
  • Oversee implementation of new KM projects, including justification to/approval from BBC Senior Management, development of implementation plan, distribution of work among KM team, and execution of necessary steps to initiate action

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA.; MLS and 3+ years of library experience
  • Prior managerial experience of one or more individuals
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual skills
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Capacity to handle a high degree of multitasking on a daily basis
  • Experience with literature reviews and Web-based searching; familiarity with information seeking behaviors/advanced searching techniques required
  • Prior cataloging experience required; experience with the DSpace Digital Repository software and/or Dublin Core metadata a plus
  • Linux programming language skills; experience with server maintenance and troubleshooting. In lieu of these skills, candidates must demonstrate exceptional computer skills and capability to quickly learn new operating systems/programs

For consideration, please send a resume and cover letter to the attention of Susan Daley, Administrative Asisstant, at sdaley@bostonbiomed.com

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Digital Asset Librarian, CBT Architects, Boston, MA

CBT/Childs Bertman Tseckares Inc., 180 person architecture, interior design and urban planning firm based in Boston is seeking a Digital Asset Librarian. The Librarian will to implement, maintain and manage our Digital Asset Management System (OpenAsset). 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement OpenAsset with project team
  • Assess the firm's current digital contents, specific requirements and make recommendations
  • Interface with different departments and Principals to better understand needs and best way of organizing
  • Design workflows, standards, processes and set goals that will leverage the system.
  • Understand the organizational needs and develop metadata and tags to deliver quality content readily accessible and searchable for different requirements.
  • Gatekeeper of a highly dynamic DAM system with a responsibility to ensure content quality and implementation of processes and workflow adjustments.
  • Ongoing training of users and support of the system

Experience and Qualifications:

1-3 years of relevant experience
Proficient with Adobe applications, specifically Photoshop
Experience with digital cameras and processing raw image files
Experience in color judgment and image quality control
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates collaborative and professional work ethic

When applying for this position, please reference Job # 2014-12

Please send cover letter, resume and portfolio via email to hr@cbtarchitects.com, the total size of the attached file(s) should not exceed 5MB or mail:

Human Resources,
CBT Architects
110 Canal Street
Boston, MA 02114

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Manager of Library Applications, C/W Mars, Inc., Worcester, MA

Position: Manager of Library Applications

Division: Library Applications

Salary Range: $71,000-$85,000

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: Library Applications Supervisors, Systems Librarian, and Developer

Purpose

Manages the Library Applications department and provides leadership in the development of products, services and new technologies to optimize the use of the C/W MARS Integrated Library System (ILS) by member libraries. Holds the major responsibility for support of the library automation system software at member library locations. Supervises activities of those positions under his or her supervision. Coordinates, develops and/or implements training programs related to the ILS and online resources as needed for Library staff and Central Site staff. Coordinates the development of user documentation in print and electronic formats. Serves on the C/W MARS Management Team. Performs other tasks consistent with level of responsibility.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Provides leadership in the management of the Integrated Library System (ILS), including identifying development priorities, writing specifications, and providing training and documentation for member libraries. Develops and implements policies regarding the integrated library systems, web sites, and online resources. Develops reports and makes recommendations for long range library applications planning.

  • Ensures the efficient operation of the ILS and other library automation systems.
  • Plans and coordinates the activities of Library Applications staff in coordination with departmental supervisors.
  • Develops and monitors the customer service skills of all staff within the Library Applications Department.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, hires senior staff for the Library Applications Department. Supervises, trains and reviews positions reporting to the Manager of Library Applications.
  • Visits member sites on a regular basis. Identifies unmet needs.
  • Ensures awareness of the full range of services, functionality, and supporting activities that are available.
  • Coordinates orientation and training for new member libraries or those upgrading to circulating status.
  • Identifies development needs for the ILS and creates specifications for development in coordination with the Development Committee as well as appropriate library applications and system staff Provides technical assistance with shell scripts for task automation along with updating and maintaining of the ILS database.
  • Coordinates and assists with installation and testing of upgrades and patches to ILS software as well as postgres.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

External Job Contacts

  • Governing bodies, administrators, and staff of existing and potential new member libraries.
  • Vendor representatives.
  • Administrators and staff of the Regional Library Systems and the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners.
  • Professional associations.

Essential Education, Skills, Knowledge

  • MLS from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Six years' public or academic library experience, with at least 4 years of supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of automated networks/consortia strongly preferred.
  • Significant experience with Integrated Library Systems and automated tools to support them.
  • Two years of experience with content management system such as Drupal or Wordpress,
  • Two years of experience with programming languages including PHP, SQl, HTML, XML, open source software, and experience with Internet technologies and electronic resources.
  • Familiarity with database administration and knowledge of Postgres preferred.
  • Experience with project management and project management software.
  • Ability to relate well to and motivate others. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of productivity software, MARC records and other metadata formats.

Physical Demands

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, use computers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear and frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and may require occasional lifting and carrying of equipment of up to 40 pounds.

The work is performed primarily in an on-site office setting; however, frequent local travel may be required, necessitating the availability and use of a personal automobile.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Moderate levels of stress may occur.

General Information

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Send Cover Letter and Resume to resume@cwmars.org

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Teen Educator/Librarian, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

Providence Public Library is a private nonprofit public library serving the city and state of Rhode Island.  It is embarking on the first three years of a new Strategic Plan - Think Again!  This vision targets city youth in particular as a high priority group, and the library is planning the launch of a soft renovation of an expanded teen space in Spring, 2015 and the creation of a new teen center in 2016/17.  The library is also expanding its 5th floor technology instruction lab, the Garage, into a flexible makerspace area for programs, classes and experiences that inspire innovation, creativity and incubation.  Outcome-based teen programs of high impact will be a major driving force of the Garage creation and the future of the library.  Additionally, the library has also recast and merged its exhibition and programming model to create a unified learning experience for all ages.  The library is seeking a teen educator with passion, enthusiasm, a high degree of technology know how and the ability to work with, mentor, and interact with teens in productive, innovative and supportive ways.  We're looking for someone to make Providence Public Library one of the coolest and geekiest places for teens in the state!

Major Responsibilities

  • Designs, plans and implements full range of high impact Learning Venture* programs for youth that can supplement formal curriculum whenever feasible. This includes working closely with appropriate library staff, community youth themselves, seeking and recruiting program partners/volunteers, (specifically college students, teachers, retired professors and teachers, and community experts); and tying curriculum to library programs and library collections in meaningful ways. This model incorporates the "connected learning" concept for youth engagement. * A Learning Venture program is a series of programs that provide a project based, educational experience that incorporates youth interests, technology, library collections, community needs, and school curriculums which results in measurable, quantifiable outcomes.
  • Provides direct assistance to youth with basic information regarding use of library materials and services, with special emphasis on programming
  • Creates an inviting, fun environment for youth that inspires learning and creativity
  • Serves on the library's Programs and Exhibition committee and partners with other library staff to create robust exhibition experiences for audiences of all ages, including youth
  • Collaborates with Head of Children and Youth Services on collection development/maintenance
  • Maintains, cultivates collaborations with public/private/charter middle and high schools, including teachers, curriculum specialists, media specialists, and administration
  • Maintains, cultivates collaborations, and encourages partnerships with city and state youth serving arts and educational organizations
  • Maintains, cultivates contacts with parents and caregivers of middle and high school students
  • Oversees and coordinates daily activities of Volunteers assigned to youth programs and services
  • Designs effective data collection methods that result in clear, measurable ways to evaluate impact of library programs
  • Takes a local and national leadership role in developing an array of effective and productive youth services
  • Attends and/or presents professional development programs in the library and youth serving community
  • Assists with other library programs and events
  • Other ancillary duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • MLIS/MEd or equivalent, plus relevant experience
  • Must communicate orally and in writing clearly, concisely, and effectively
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of the educational/cognitive, and social/emotional needs of youth; ability to translate those needs and interests into effective library programs and services
  • Basic knowledge of current youth programming landscape of Rhode Island, New England and national middle/high school Core Curriculum and STEM requirements
  • Knowledge of current trends in programming for youth and outcome-based assessment, including digital badging and the concept of connected learning
  • Knowledge of current information technology, internet and database searching; knowledge of software applications of potential use in youth programming

Start Date:   January 12, 2015

Hours:    37 ½ hours per week - Full time

Salary:  $52,000 - $62,000 DOQ - plus benefits

Deadline for Resumes:   December 1, 2014

Resume to

Human Resources
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Email:  hr@provlib.org

An Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity 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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Information Resources Specialist, Brattle Group, Cambridge, MA

The Brattle Group is seeking an Information Resources Specialist in our Cambridge, MA office. This position is responsible for managing the library and information resources offerings across the firm. S/he will act as the main point person for maintaining the firm's online and print subscriptions and data products, developing methods to store and share knowledge resources, and conducting user training. S/he will also provide occasional assistance with business development and project-related research.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the firm's various data and research tools
  • Create an efficient system to manage and share subscription and database product information across offices
  • Act as the point person for user set-up, inquiries and training, and collect feedback on usefulness of data products and subscriptions
  • Work with the General Counsel to understand and track data license and copyright agreements and ensure adherence to those agreements
  • Work with Practice Area leadership to identify new or replacement products and services and oversee the product inquiry process
  • Manage ad-hoc research and article/book/report acquisition
  • Enhance the firm's business development resources (Law360, PACER, etc.) and help to raise awareness of these collections across the firm
  • Provide support to the Marketing team in performing research for consulting staff (briefing docs, case reviews, etc.)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of (4) years of experience in Library and/or Knowledge Management or two (2) years of related work experience with a Master's degree in a Library and Information Science.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in collaboration applications (SharePoint preferred)
  • Ability to handle multiple and shifting tasks and demands while staying organized
  • Proficiency in online research and legal databases preferred
  • Strong customer service skills with strict attention to detail and follow-up in a fast-paced office environment
  • Proactive and willing to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Appropriate judgment and ability to keep information confidential

The Brattle Group provides consulting and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and governments around the world. We aim for the highest level of client service and quality in our industry.

We are distinguished by our credibility and the clarity of our insights, which arise from the stature of our experts, affiliations with leading international academics and industry specialists, and thoughtful, timely, and transparent work. Brattle has been recognized as one of the top consulting firms to work for, ranking 7th overall - the highest among economic consulting firms - in the 2015 Vault Consulting 50. With a staff of over 250, we have offices in Cambridge, MA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; London; Madrid; and Rome.

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K/profit sharing, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and internal professional development and training programs, designed to reward success at all levels. Details regarding compensation will be based on the successful candidates' knowledge, skills, and experience.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please visit the Careers section of our website (http://www.brattle.com) and submit a cover letter with salary history and resume. No phone calls please.

The Brattle Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

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Interim Assistant Library Director, Russell Library, Middletown, CT

Russell Library, Middletown's award-winning public library, seeks an Interim Assistant Library Director to serve during a transition period of up to 12 months while a search for a new Library Director is conducted. The Interim Assistant Director will assist the retiring Library Director; duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Library Director in library-wide managerial and organizational responsibilities and direct the operations of Administrative Services.
  • Manage personnel functions, e.g., performance review coordination, FMLA, sick leave for part-time staff, recommendations to Director and Board on personnel policies and procedures, and consultation with employment law counsel.
  • Perform critical office functions in the absence of the Administrative Assistant, e.g., pay invoices; process credit card statements; prepare purchase orders; process payroll; back up digital financial records.
  • Participate in near term and long range planning for library growth.
  • Support and facilitate interdepartmental and intradepartmental projects.
  • Contribute to development and administration of the annual budgets.
  • Research and recommend purchases through local, state, and federal contract pricing.
  • Participate in the employment, training and evaluation of professional and support staff.

The skills and knowledge for the position required would generally be acquired with a Master's Degree in Library Science and six years of progressively responsible experience in library work, including four years in the administration of a major library department.

Applicants must have a strong knowledge of library practices, procedures and technology; experience in organizing and administering an operating budget utilizing an electronic financial system, preferably a municipal system; familiarity with execution of FMLA policies; and possess strong HR management and staff relations skills. They must be proficient in library computer applications and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. A Connecticut Motor Vehicle Driver license is desirable.

The salary is commensurate with experience.

This position offers benefits for a 40-hour work week.

Applications and the job description are available online at the Russell Library website: http://russelllibrary.org/about_us/employment.html

Applications must be submitted by 4:00pm, Monday, December 1, 2014 to: Arthur Meyers, Library Director, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457, or email to: ameyers@russell.lioninc.org.

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High School Library Teacher, Needham High School, Needham, MA

Long Term Substitute (January-June)

Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • Collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • Provides and plans professional development
  • Promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • Promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • Teaches students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge

Leader:

  • Participates in school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
  • Benchmarks the School Library Program (SLP) to school, state, and national standards
  • Stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships
  • Advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
  • Collects and analyzes data to improve instruction, demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • Administers the SLP budget to support program goals
  • Participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers; evaluates support staf

School Librarian:

  • Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the School Library is an essential part of the learning community
  • Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
  • Cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies
  • Establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of resources in all formats
  • Evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • Promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property

Reports to the Director of Technology and Innovation and High School Principal

Qualifications:

  • MLS, Library and Information Science
  • Classroom teaching preferred
  • Technology applications and ability to use web tools
  • DESE license as a library teacher

Selection Procedure:

All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process

Application Procedure:

Please apply online: www.generalasp.com/needham/onlineapp

Application Deadline: 11/21/2014

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, license and transcripts have been attached to your online application.

It is the policy of the Needham Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age, or disability in its education programs, services, activities or employment practices. The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, Empowering Multicultural Initiatives (EMI) and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network. Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.

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Head Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

Your open door to opportunity-the Worcester Public Library Board of Directors seeks an experienced visionary who can provide strong leadership throughout the Library and the Community. The successful candidate will build strong partnerships in the Community and lead the staff and Board of Directors toward a well-defined vision for the Library. The Library, with a $5 million annual budget and a dedicated staff (103 FTEs), provides services and programs through the Main Library, which houses the Talking Book Library, two community branches and two mobile Libraries. Additionally, the Library is a partner in an innovative initiative known as One City One Library, in which the city, the Library, the Community and the school system in Worcester have collaborated to create additional library spaces within three public school buildings. These locations serve the schools during the day and are open to the public after school and on Saturdays. There are plans to add more locations in additional school buildings in the near future. The City government of Worcester has a strong vision for creating a vibrant downtown and sees the Library as an integral part of that vision.

Worcester, located in Central Massachusetts, is the second largest city in New England with a population of 181,000 residents and is known as the "heart of the Commonwealth." Worcester is known as a city of firsts: many items and ideas were first discovered or created in Worcester, including the monkey wrench, the smiley face, the pill, the patent for the first liquid fuel rocket that led to modern rocketry, and the first national Women's Rights Convention. The city is home to ten different higher educational institutions including Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Clark University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts brings many Broadway shows and nationally known performers to the area. The American Antiquarian Society has been located in Worcester since 1812 and has the foremost collection of early American history. The Worcester Art Museum is known for the depth and breadth of its collection. Hockey fans will appreciate that the city is home to the American Hockey League team known as the Worcester Sharks. In addition to everything available in Worcester, the city is ideally located-downtown Boston is less than an hour's drive and Providence, RI and New York City, NY are within easy driving distance. The recently refurbished Union Station serves as a hub for commuter traffic, providing rail and bus options. For additional information, visit Worcester Links.

Responsibilities: The Head Librarian is responsible for overall leadership and direction for the Library and planning, organizing, directing and coordinating all activities of the Worcester Public Library. Responsibilities include providing insight and opportunity as City Department Head in all matters of public library access, function, facility and service; providing the Board of Directors with timely and professional counsel and caution, assuring a dynamic and responsive public library; influencing staff with inspiration, opportunity, expectation and motivation, assuring a high performance and service driven community service; participates in legislative advocacy, professional organizations and other public arenas; administering approved budgets; supervising staff; preparing the annual Library budget; and recommending adoption of policies to the Board of Directors. To see a full job description for the position, visit WPL position description.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications are a master's degree in library science, a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in library work which includes supervisory experience, and the ability to acquire and retain a certificate of professional librarianship issued by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to develop and communicate library goals; demonstrate experience working with groups, such as the Board of Directors, Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, volunteers and other key community groups and stake holders for the purpose of achieving Library goals; has extensive experience in fiscal management; and has the ability to present a positive image for the library as a community leader and in professional activities. Previous experience working in an urban library environment, working within a municipal or county funding structure and reporting to a governing Board, and experience working in a union environment are highly desirable.

Compensation: The position offers a hiring salary range of $85,000 - $112,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments to Karen Miller or Tom Dillie. This position closes December 21, 2014.The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer.

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Information Associate, Cambridge Associates, Boston, MA

Position: Information Associate
Department: Global Investment Research, Manager Research Operations
Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Reports to: Director, Manager Research Operations
Office: Boston

Firm Overview:

At Cambridge Associates, our people are our greatest assets. The dedicated and experienced people at our firm come from a variety of professional backgrounds, bringing new perspective and ideas to our work. But what really makes our firm unique is our colleagues' collaborative spirit. Professionals at our firm are not just focused on their own success. We look for professionals who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and who want to contribute to a collegial, collaborative, intelligent, and hard-working team.

Position Overview:

The Information Associate's primary role is to oversee central coordination across Cambridge Associates' private investment, hedge fund, and long-only research information. This involves high level communications, database management and reporting, coordination of research processes, and overall support of the firm's Investment Manager Research group. The role requires the ability to lead projects; work independently to query, analyze, and report on information; as well as to work within the Manager Information team to collaborate on larger initiatives and workflows. The position requires excellent communication skills, a high level of attention to detail, strong technical and database aptitude, responsiveness, and flexibility. Primary responsibilities include:

  1. Manage large scale operational processes for Research Teams across all asset classes within the broader Manager Research group.
  2. Create and run queries and reports from multiple databases in response to information requests from across the firm, supporting management, research, client, and marketing needs.
  3. Facilitate large scale communications between the Manager Research Operations and the individual Manager Research teams.
  4. Oversee and populate the database regularly with information, requiring the ability to evaluate data and use judgment.
  5. Aid and/or help lead Manager Research and Manager Research Operations with a variety of projects and initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree and/or 4 or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Access or similar database management systems, as well as the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with financial terminology is preferred, but not required; interest in investments a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Extremely reliable and trustworthy.
  • Able to prioritize multiple requests for information.
  • Able to work proactively and independently, as well as within a team environment.
  • Internal candidates must have a minimum of 15 months experience with the firm.

Apply online: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAMBRIDGEASSOCIATES&cws=1&rid=2536

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Executive Director, Hotchkiss Library, Sharon, CT

The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, CT, an historic institution, offers an array of programs and activities for adults and children, in addition to maintaining a sizeable collection of books and other materials. Open seven days a week, the library is the cultural center of the community. To fund its operations, the library relies heavily on patron support. The executive director is responsible for overseeing programming as well as fundraising to sustain the library and fulfill its mission. Responsibilities also include supervision of its physical plan and all aspects of its operations. He/She will serve as the face of the library to internal and external constituencies, including the board, staff, patrons, local officials, and the public. The executive director is responsible for sound business planning as well as the preparation of and adherence to budgets. Working with the staff, the executive director will direct marketing and public relations efforts to increase support for the library and reach the largest possible audiences. He/She keeps abreast of developments in technology and implements those that are relevant to the library.

It is preferred that the candidate have a Masters in Library Science and at least 3-5 years leading educational/arts programs or institutions.

Compensation: The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon is prepared to offer a salary in the $50,000+ range depending on experience.

The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application: Candidates may apply by sending a letter of interest addressed to the Head of the Search Committee and resume to jbarclaycollins@gmail.com.

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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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Research Librarian, Apex Systems, Lexington, MA

Apex Systems, part of On Assignment, the 2nd largest IT staffing Solutions firm in the country, has an opportunity for a Research Librarian role in Lexington, MA. It is a 1 year + W2 contract position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details:

Description of Project:

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

Required Skills:

  • 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.

Additional Requirements:

Must be a US Citizen and able to pass a government background check

Location:

Lexington, MA area

Duration:

1 year + (expected to be multi-year) W2 contract position

Pay:

$35 - 45/hr (based on experience; equivalent to $72 - 92K)

Benefits:

Health and Medical Benefit options

Vacation and Holiday Time package

Please send a Word resume to Claudio Baccari, Senior Professional Recruiter, at cbaccari@apexsystemsinc.com.

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer and encourages both female and minority applicants.

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

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

Experience

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

Requirements

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

Deadline for application: November 28, 2014

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

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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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Technical Services Librarian, FM Global, Norwood, MA

The Technical Information Center (TIC) provides scientific and engineering information resources and services to the FM Global community. The TIC features a wide variety of loss prevention resources and one of the finest fire research collections in the world. Services include reference, interlibrary loan, purchase of books, standards and reports, routing and purchase of periodicals, and document management.

Collections include but are not limited to the following:

  • 10,000 FM Global Research reports
  • 7,500 fire test videos
  • 5,000 books
  • 8,000 reports from various sources
  • 125 scientific and engineering periodicals
  • FM Global Historical Collection

We are currently seeking a Technical Services Librarian to provide global technical and customer service support to research scientists, engineers and other corporate customers. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Acquiring all reference and research materials required through purchase or interlibrary loan-locating vendor or loaning library, processing requests and document delivery.
  • Managing Technical Information Center serials collection and processing subscription requests; cataloging materials in bibliographic databases. 
  • Maintaining several databases utilizing metadata and cataloging best practices. 
  • Researching information resources; coordinating retrieval of stored material, maintaining records, and providing assistance with TIC projects. Overseeing acquisition, maintenance and training for on-line resources.
  • This position requires climbing, bending, and lifting boxes.

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree in Library and Information Science, MLS preferred. 
  • 3+ years of experience in a library setting, corporate experience highly preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to establish and/or maintain filing systems. 
  • Superior capacity for multi-tasking and ability to work independently and solve problems with a minimal amount of supervision. 
  • Work quickly and efficiently using resources in a cost-effective manner. 
  • Experience in negotiating and working with vendors. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. Good keyboard skills, accurate data entry, good written and verbal communication skills. 

Application Instructions:

Please apply directly online through our careers portal: https://jobs-fmglobal.icims.com/jobs/5185/technical-services-librarian/job

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

Salary: $43,992.00 -$56,998.50 L-II

Status: Full-time with Benefits

Posted: November 5, 2014

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.

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

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

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

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

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

Providence Community Library is an equal-opportunity employer.

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Children's and Young Adult Librarian, Oak Bluffs Public Library, Oak Bluffs, MA

Thriving Children's Department seeks a fearless and energetic Children's and Young Adult Librarian to contribute to a hard-working, creative team. Candidate must excel at progressive collection development, limitless programming development and execution, and have an overall enthusiasm for children and families.

The position performs professional and supervisory work in planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive program of services to library patrons from ages 0 to 18. We are especially interested in a team player who can create dynamic book displays, and lead the Children's Staff and programming schedule with positive attitude. Knowledge of computers and library systems is required--duties include collection development, cataloging, children's programming and weekly story times, as well as advertising and promotion of programs. Previous library experience, especially with children and young adults is preferred.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, with coursework in education or child development; preference will be given to candidates with a Masters in Library Science.

This is a full-time, union position, with an hourly salary range of $20.11 - $24.74 with a comprehensive benefits package. Work hours include Saturdays and evenings. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to the Personnel Office, Oak Bluffs Town Hall, PO Box 1327, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 or email wbrough@oakbluffsma.gov. The start date for this position is January 6th, 2015. Oak Bluffs is an EOE.

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Head of Adult and Technology Services, Oak Bluffs Public Library, Oak Bluffs, MA

Robust, thriving Public Library seeks an extroverted, energetic techie to serve as the Head of Adult and Technology services, and contribute to a hard-working, creative team.

The position provides professional information services, user instruction, and contributes to the Library's overall collection development, including cataloging. This position replaces the traditional Reference Librarian and the majority of the shift is spent at the Reference Desk, helping the public.

The ideal candidate must excel at collection development, user instruction, and have an overall enthusiasm for adults and technology. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach computer skills, and troubleshoot technology issues. Candidates need a thorough knowledge of current and emerging library technologies and library management principles, practices, and procedures.

Qualifications: A candidate for this position should have a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science and at least three years of experience in a public library, and/or an automated library preferred.

This is a full-time Union position with hourly range from $23.46 - $28.85 plus a comprehensive benefits package, work hours may include Saturdays and evenings.

Send resume and letter of interest to the Personnel Office, Town of Oak Bluffs, PO Box 1327, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 or email wbrough@oakbluffsma.gov. Job description available on request. EOE employer.

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Adult Services Librarian, Wilmington Memorial Library, Wilmington, MA

Duties: Wilmington Memorial Library is seeking a dynamic and forward thinking person to develop new and innovative services for adult library patrons. This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to grow our connections with adult residents through collaboration and outreach. Responsibilities include collection development, reference and readers' advisory assistance and some adult programming. This position requires a tech savvy librarian who understands emerging technologies and how it can be used to connect residents with books and information; can troubleshoot basic technology issues for various electronic devices including e-readers and tablets and provide one-on-one tech help and class instruction in new technologies.

Schedule is 35 hours per week with one regular evening shift per week and every third Saturday from September through June.  Additional evenings and Saturdays may be required to meet programming needs. Complete job description available on Town of Wilmington web site.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited school. A working knowledge of popular and classic literature and other adult reading interests is necessary.  Strong computer skills including knowledge of e-readers, downloadable services and emerging technologies required. The successful candidate should be a creative self starter who will solve problems and seek innovative ways for the library to serve the community in the 21st century. Good collaboration skills, a positive attitude, strong commitment to customer service and an understanding of how to work in a changing environment a must.

Salary: $48,437- $61,293

Closing date: November 17, 2014

Application: Please submit letter of application and resume to: Kendra Amaral, Assistant Town Manager, Wilmington Town Hall, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887.  Applications and resumes may also be submitted electronically to: jobs@wilmingtonma.gov.  Please note "Adult Services Librarian Application" in the subject line.

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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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Discovery Services Librarian, Edsel Ford Memorial Library, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT

Department: Edsel Ford Memorial Library
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Archivist
Status: Full time academic year, hours include late afternoon, evening shifts, and weekends
Travel: None

Position Summary:

The Discover Services Librarian works directly under the supervision of the Archivist and is principally responsible for accession and description of archives holdings. Staffs the circulation desk and assists library users in the circulation area. Serves as a liaison in assigned subject areas. Assists the Assistant Director with cataloging of the library's acquisitions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accessions, arranges, and prepares inventories and descriptions for Hotchkiss Archives holdings.
  • Participates in creating records for Hotchkiss Archives digital projects.
  • Participates in preparation for events such as reunions.
  • Classifies and catalogs items annually acquired by the library, with a focus on enhancing access to the library's resources.
  • Coordinates input of individual bibliographic records to the library's OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog).
  • Liaise with academic departments as assigned; develop collection and instructional programs in these areas.
  • Staffs circulation area as assigned, to assist library users with questions and requests.
  • Works with patrons to develop their independent research skills.
  • Contributes to the re-shelving of library materials, and performs the shelf-reading of designated sections as part of overall maintenance of the library collection.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Archivist
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as needed and assigned.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college. MLS or MLIS preferred.
  • Familiarity with office productivity software; prefer experience using database software.
  • Demonstrated experience to organize work and perform assigned tasks independently without constant supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks accurately and efficiently.
  • Must possess the ability to proofread online data.
  • Strongly prefer candidates with previous experience working in a library setting.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service skills.

Physical Conditions:

  • Office environment.
  • Repetitive motion (use of computer keyboard).
  • Occasional bending, stooping and reaching.
  • Periodically carrying boxes (up to 50lbs).
  • Regularly pushes/navigates fully laden book trucks.
  • Regularly stands for long periods.
  • Close vision, the ability to adjust focus, and comfort using a computer monitor for long periods of time.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Hours include late afternoon, evening shifts, and weekends

To Apply:

Please send an application, cover letter, and résumé to:

Human Resources Department
The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Road
Lakeville, CT 06039-2141
email: hr@hotchkiss.org

Additional Information:

The essential functions and basic skills have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

The Hotchkiss School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.

The Hotchkiss School is a tobacco-free environment.

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Access and Outreach Archivist, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

Basic Function: Coordinate public-facing services and collections management activities of Gordon Library's Curation, Preservation, and Archives department by implementing policies and practices consistent with professional standards for the on-going development, care, and usage of physical and digital collections of historical, administrative, and educational significance to WPI.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement well-informed policies, practices, and procedures for accessioning, processing, and use of archival collections.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of physical and virtual service points, including responding to in-person, telephone, and online research requests.
  • Populate and maintain the archival collection management system, including metadata mappings and content standards.
  • Engage with donors, colleagues, and community partners to coordinate gift accessions and departmental records transfers.
  • Work with faculty and administrators to provide archival information and instructional sessions to WPI classes and community groups.
  • Facilitate researchers' digital reproduction and licensing requests.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and community members to promote awareness and use of archival collections through historical exhibits and displays.
  • Assist with marketing of the archival collections and services using traditional and emerging channels, including the library's website and social media.
  • Collaboratively identify and support on-going departmental digitization projects and services.
  • Assist with recruitment, training, and management of student workers, project staff, and interns.
  • Gather and report out archival collections' and services' growth and usage statistics.
  • Serve on library and campus committees and working groups, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree, or an advanced degree with relevant experience, continuing education, and/or professional certification required; concentration in archival management and administration preferred.
  • Minimum of two years' experience working as an archivist role in an academic or research setting; experience working with digital or hybrid collections preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current principles, standards, practices and trends relevant to archival appraisal, processing, digitization, and description; familiarity with records management and/or digital curation principles preferred.
  • Deep curiosity, problem-solving capacity, open communications style, a sense of humor, and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative environment with diverse users.
  • Practical experience working with DACS, MARC, MODS, DC, VRA, METS, EAD and/or similar metadata schema, standards, and controlled vocabularies.
  • Demonstrated use of social media platforms and tools appropriate for promoting archival collections.
  • Highly proficient using desktop software suites (MS Office), content management systems, digital repositories, and/or XML editing software.
  • Strong commitment to public service and value of archival repositories broadly.

Criminal Background Check Statement: A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

EEO Information: To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Apply Onlinehttps://careers.wpi.edu/postings/2036

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Branch Manager, Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT

Job Description:

The Branch Manager has overall responsibility and accountability of all functions of a library branch. This includes the management of the public service operations including circulation, adult services, youth services, and security. This position is also accountable for training, scheduling and evaluating staff and assists in short-term and long-term planning in the assigned branch. The Branch Manager works with the development of the branch's collections and programming efforts, and supports in all areas of administration. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers.

Application Instructions:

Full job description and application are available from the Administrative Offices, Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 or from our website, www.hplct.org.

A completed signed application must be received in order to be considered for this position.

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Records Management Consultant, Chesterfield, MA

The Chesterfield Select Board is seeking applications for a Consultant to manage, preserve, and archive Town Records.

Interested applicants should review the expectations of the position on the Town's website: townofchesterfieldma.com

Send resume and cover letter by 1:00 PM on November 17, 2014 to:

Chesterfield Town Administrator
P.O. Box 299
Chesterfield, MA 01012

EOE

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Young Adult/Reference Librarian, Chelmsford Public Library, Chelmsford, MA

Pay Rate: Starting pay will be $22.75 

Hours: 20 hour per week position (including most afternoons, one evening per week, and six hours every other Saturday) 

Duties: This position will focus primarily on serving the local teen community, as well as work some shifts at both the Reference and Children's desks.  The candidate should enjoy interacting with patrons of all ages (but especially teens and tweens), and be proficient with technology and social media.  An excellent knowledge of young adult fiction and non-fiction is required, as well as the ability to handle readers advisory and collection development.  The successful candidate will be responsible for teen programming, collaborating with the Childrens Department on the Teen Volunteer Program, growing relationships with the middle and high schools, and developing new initiatives in response to changes in the community.

Qualifications: MLS or MLS candidate preferred; bachelor's degree required, preferably in a related field; experience working with teens, tweens, and adults required.  Candidates must have an enthusiastic knowledge of young adult literature.

Application: Submit applications to Library Director Becky Herrmann at bherrmann@townofchelmsford.us, or mail to Chelmsford Public Library, 25 Boston Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Open until filled but applications received by November 17th will be given priority.

The Chelmsford Federation of Teachers, Local 3669, represents this position.

Town of Chelmsford is an EEO/AA Employer.

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Project Archivist, Bentley University, Waltham, MA

Posting Number: FY15131545

Position Title: Project Archivist

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Department: Library

Grade: 29E-Exempt/Salaried

Contact Person: Director, Library & Academic Technology

Description of Duties: Bentley University Library seeks a skilled, innovative, knowledgeable and service-oriented professional for the position of Archivist to inventory, organize and describe archival material, prepare digital exhibits and establish a preservation plan. This is a one year, benefits eligible, limited appointment (term) position.

Additional Description of Duties: As Bentley prepares for the University's Centennial to be celebrated in 2017, the Library seeks an Archivist to organize its collection. Currently 500 cu. ft. of materials, including university records, manuscripts, university publications, photographs, audio-visual materials and artifacts are stored in an off-site facility. Reporting to the Director of the Library, the archivist will:

  • Establish physical control: inventory, appraise, separate university publications, rehouse current holdings and amend offsite inventory.
  • Establish intellectual control: develop and implement processing and description standards, including EAD finding aids and MARC records.
  • Create a digital program and preservation plan, and online exhibits by helping develop policies, standards and best practices.
  • Work with university and library departments and staff to improve access, awareness and develop new services specific to the collections.
  • Assist librarians with reference questions regarding the archival collections.
  • Supervise student employees or interns.

Qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution with specialization in archival studies or equivalent area of study.
  • Formal coursework or training in archival management and theory.
  • At least one year of professional archival processing experience.
  • Understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools and best practices for archival processing and description.
  • Familiarity with concepts related to archival management, including the selection, processing and preservation of historical and sensitive documents.
  • Understanding of issues related to digital records management and electronic records archiving.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse academic community.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Software Knowledge: Archives management software

Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter

Months Per Year: 12

Special Instructions to Applicants: This is a one year, benefits eligible, limited appointment (term) position.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

Apply online for this position at http://jobs.bentley.edu.

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Library Technician, Richard Salter Storrs Library, Longmeadow, MA

Town of Longmeadow seeks FT Library Technician for immediate opening. Approximately 36.25 hours per week working in Adult Services department. Rotating Saturday and evening hours required. Essential qualifications include Bachelor's Degree, 1-3 years' experience with automated library systems, PC applications, experience with Library collections, cataloging, information tools and resources, Interlibrary Loan procedures, library programming, and excellent communication skills. Master's degree in Library Science preferred. Consideration will be given to any combination of education and experience that meets the needs of the department. Salary DOQ/DOE, with benefits. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, 735 Longmeadow St Ste 102, Longmeadow, MA 01106. Posting closes 11/12/2014 at noon.

Town of Longmeadow is an AA/EOE.

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Archival Project Manager (Limited Term), Smith College, Northampton, MA

Smith College is accepting applications for a limited term (12 month) Archival Project Manager.  Reporting to the Director of Special Collections, this position will serve as the Special Collections Project Manager for a Smith College "Women and Activism" research and digitization project in support of the curriculum. The successful candidate will coordinate and liaise with project stakeholders and collaborators including: faculty, Special Collections and Digital Strategies and Services (Libraries), the Office of the Provost, Educational Technology Services (specifically the lead Instructional Technologist), and Information Technology Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree required; education in the humanities, especially 20th Century U.S. history or women's history a plus; digital project management experience required. Experience working on online learning or digital humanities projects required; experience working in Special Collections or working with special collections materials a major plus.

Skills: Understanding of primary source research methodologies. Familiarity with digital humanities practices, knowledge of digital asset capture (text and media) management practices and systems, including digital preservation. Demonstrated capacity for managing people, experience working in a team-oriented collaborative environment. Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, problem solving, and analytical skills. Sophisticated planning and organization skills.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To review the job description and to be considered for this position, apply on-line at http://smithcollege.hiretouch.com

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

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Children's Librarian, Wheeler Memorial Library, Orange, MA

Duties/Description

Wheeler Memorial Library is seeking a friendly and dynamic Librarian to join our team as the full-time head of our Children's Department. Candidates should have a demonstrated capability of conducting original, vibrant programming for children that encourages reading, viewing and listening skills and promotes the use of library facilities and materials.

This position's duties include providing reader's advisory, reference, and circulation service; building relationships with schools, home schoolers and other community partners; and using new media and social networking tools to promote reading, learning, and libraries. Responsible for the development, cataloging, and maintenance of the children's department collections.

This position will supervise subordinate staff and volunteers as directed by the Library Director.

Qualifications:

Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited institution and 2-3 years related experience in children's services or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a clear commitment to public service are required for this position. Must be dedicated to creating an inviting and welcoming environment for children and their caregivers. Working knowledge of modern library practices and procedures, including computer applications and the use of electronic library information resources. Thorough knowledge of children's literature and current trends in library service to children. Experience in collection development and maintenance.

Ability to plan, create and implement a successful Summer Reading Program as well as other programs throughout the year. Candidate should have a strong commitment to programming, visiting classrooms, and the future of children's library service. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons, library staff, volunteers, and community agencies. Ability to handle problem patrons and emergencies effectively.

Schedule will vary, and will include some weekends and evenings. Requires the ability to lift books and other materials and move heavy book carts, some bending and stooping required.

Salary: $38,060-$45,476 annually

Closing Date: November 22, 2014

Please send your resume and references to:

Walt Owens, Director
Wheeler Memorial Library
49 East Main Street Orange, MA 01364
waltowens@orangelib.org
http://orangelib.org

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Head of Adult Services, Leominster Public Library, Leominster, MA

The Leominster Public Library seeks a highly motivated, innovative individual with a commitment to outstanding public service to lead its busy Adult Services Department. Experience working with a wide-variety of age groups, knowledge of collection development and grant writing, strong computer skills and supervisory experience necessary. Effective oral and written communication skills, sound judgment in dealing with staff and patrons, good problem solving abilities, and demonstrated knowledge of the mission of the public library in the 21st century essential. MLS from an ALA accredited program with 3-5 years of experience in public library services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Salary range $47,371 to $61,140 in 8 steps, with a non-negotiable starting salary of $47,371 and benefits. The City of Leominster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, drug screening and background check required. Send cover letter and resume to: Susan Shelton, Director, Leominster Public Library, 30 West Street, Leominster, MA  01453 or sshelton@leominster-ma.gov by November 21, 2014.

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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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Library Director, Canton, CT

The Town of Canton, Connecticut is accepting applications for the position of Library Director from professionals who have the skills to be an energetic and visionary leader.

The Community

The Town of Canton is a small suburban Hartford community with a Town Meeting/Board of Selectmen/Chief Administrative Officer form of government. As a beautiful traditional New England community, Canton offers a wide variety of attractive housing, good schools, a first class Public Library facility, and fine parks and recreation facilities including the Farmington River and the popular Rails to Trails.

The Facility

The Canton Public Library provides services to a community with a population of approximately 10,300 residents with additional patronage from neighboring communities in the Farmington Valley. The Library, which occupies 16,200 square feet of comfortable space within the Town's Community Center complex, is a focal point within the community. The Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget is $587,298. A talented and dedicated staff of 25 (11.6 FTE) provides exceptional customer service. Circulation in 2014 was 160,233 from a collection of 81,968 cataloged items. The Library enjoys strong local support and includes an active "Friends of the Library" organization.

The Position

The Town of Canton is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to fill the position of Library Director. The Town seeks a progressive, collaborative team-builder who is an experienced and committed professional with proven management and administrative skills. The successful candidate will also be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends and best practices in public library services and embrace the rapid technology changes occurring in today's public libraries. Under the functional direction of the Chief Administrative Officer and general policy advice from the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director performs professional and administrative duties in the planning, development, implementation and direction of public library services for the Canton Public Library. The Director will be committed to maintaining and improving the existing high level of customer service, community outreach, and programs and services as well as ensuring the future of the Library as a vibrant center for the community. Information regarding specific duties and skill sets for the position are available in the job description.

Minimum Qualifications and Benefits

Applicants for the position will have the skills and knowledge which would generally be acquired with a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited College or University and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience as a Librarian in a municipal or public library including five (5) years of supervisory experience. Relevant work experience must have been completed or current within the five (5) years prior to application.

Annual salary range is $76,000 to $84,500 depending on experience and qualifications.

The Town provides a very comprehensive benefits package.

The Process

Interested and qualified individuals must submit a fully completed application, cover letter and resume by 4:30PM on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to:

Robert H. Skinner, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Canton
4 Market Street, P.O. Box 168
Collinsville, Connecticut 06022-0168

In addition to introductory information, the cover letter shall include responses to the following three questions:

  1. Where do you see the future of libraries in the next ten years and what role will technology play?
  2. What challenges face smaller community libraries (serving populations under 12,000) and how do they differ from larger libraries?
  3. What would be your priorities if you were given the opportunity to be the Director of the Canton Public Library?

Each response shall be limited to 500 words or less.

Download a PDF of the Job Description.

Download a PDF of the employment notice.

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Law Librarian (part-time), AccuFile, Western MA

AccuFile seeks innovative Law Librarian to provide legal reference, business and general research services, management of the firm's collection, budgetary oversight, technology implementation and research portal development. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience conducting legal research and reference services, possess a strong understanding of technology and best practices for law libraries and legal information centers. Excellent career opportunity for a flexible and enthusiastic information professional with creative problem solving ability and an entrepreneurial orientation. Work location Western Massachusetts.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely and cost-effective reference and research services in a wide range of areas including practice-specific areas of law, business intelligence, public records, legislative history, news and media;
  • Assist with training lawyers, staff and other stakeholders on the use of web-based legal research platforms, i.e. Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, electronic journals, on-line court dockets and legislative materials;
  • Provide serials management, check-in and routing publications, processing new materials, cataloging and interlibrary loan;
  • Coordinate informational support for all firm practice and administrative areas;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution with JD preferred;
  • Minimum of three years of work experience in a law firm, legal resource center or corporate information center with strong working knowledge of legal and non-legal research resources and research databases including Westlaw, PACER, IntelliConnect, BNA or RIA Checkpoint.
  • Proficiency using MS Office;
  • Possess organizational awareness, excellent communication skills and the proven ability to work independently or with a team.

To apply:

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

AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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Library Director, Millis Public Library, Millis, MA

The Town of Millis seeks an enthusiastic, innovative and experienced professional to lead the Millis Public Library. The Millis Public Library is a new, state-of-the-art 17,800 sq. ft. facility.

The Library Director is responsible for directing all library operations including developing and managing the budget, recommending and implementing library policy and developing the library's collections and services. A high degree of personnel management, facilities coordination, communications and interpersonal skills are essential.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college or university; Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited library science program.
  • Special Requirements: Professional Certificate of Librarianship 
  • Knowledge, Ability and Skill:
    • Knowledge of emergent library technologies and library services.
    • Superior customer service attitude.
    • Five years of progressively responsible library administration experience including at least three years in a supervisory capacity. 

This is a full-time FLSA exempt position.

Salary Range: Dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Current approx: $75,500

Position will remain open until filled.

Interested applicants should submit Town of Millis Employment Application (available on the Town Website: www.millis.net), cover letter and resume to:

Library Director Search
c/o Charles Aspinwall, Town Administrator
Veteran's Memorial Building
600 Main Street
Millis, MA  02054

Email Transmittal to kbouret@millis.net

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Assistant Librarian, Freedom Public Library, Freedom, NH

The Freedom Public Library is looking for a vibrant and creative service-oriented Assistant Librarian, working under the supervision of the Library Director. This position will satisfy someone who is both people-oriented and detail-oriented, who thrives on variety and who enjoys working with children and teens.

Duties:

  • Acts as circulation manager, handling overdues and overseeing all aspects of circulation services including transactions and patron registration.
  • Catalogs, processes and repairs library materials.
  • Provides basic information and reference service and reader's advisory.
  • Helps patrons with technology questions.
  • Helps with computer updates.
  • Trains, supervises and coordinates library volunteers.
  • Develops and leads teen programs.
  • Assists in creating promotional materials and online publicity.
  • Opens and closes the library.
  • Maintains the library's appearance.
  • Assists with youth programs.
  • In the absence of the Director, oversees all library operations.
  • Attends trainings, meetings and conferences for professional growth.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • An MLS from an accredited college is preferred. A suitable combination of education and experience demonstrating mastery of the required knowledge, skills and abilities will also be considered.
  • Enthusiasm for providing quality public service is essential. Must be friendly, outgoing, welcoming and discreet.
  • Computer competence is required. Being a computer whiz is highly desired!
  • Experience in and enjoyment of working with children and teens are strongly desired.
  • Ability to supervise and delegate is needed.
  • Flexibility, excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior interpersonal skills and teamwork are essential.
  • The ability to work effectively in an environment with many distractions and interruptions is necessary.

Schedule and Salary:

This is a salaried position requiring an average of 25 hours per week. Assistant Librarian arrives 15 minutes prior to posted library hours and works open hours or as negotiated with the Library Director. Assistant Librarian is expected to work outside of normal hours to attend and/or lead programs, attend workshops and meetings or conduct other library business as needed. Salary is $20,800 per year. This position offers paid holidays, sick days and two weeks' vacation.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter and names & contact information for three references to director@freedompubliclibrary.org or mail to

Freedom Public Library
PO Box 159
Freedom, NH 03836

Application deadline:  Monday, November 17, 2014

Please email rather than calling.

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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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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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Graduate Librarian 4/Youth Services Branch Manager, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

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

A professional supervisory position under the direction of the Youth Services Coordinator. The position will primarily be responsible for the overall management and leadership of the One City One Library (OCOL) Branches.

Essential Job Functions:

Management - Under direct supervision of the Youth Services Coordinator

  • Supervises, schedules, trains, and evaluates multi-branch staff in routine operational procedures.
  • Partners with Youth Services Main Library Manager (Graduate Librarian 4) to develop programs, services, and customer service offerings that can easily be replicated across all library locations.
  • Participates in fulfilling system-wide goals and developing and implementing policies/procedures for branch services for youth.
  • Builds, manages, and promotes strong and appropriate collections for youth and families within the guidelines of the Worcester Public Library and School Library policies. Assists with monitoring and tracking branch budgets and expenditures.
  • Conducts regularly branch staff meetings, acts on issues discussed, and reports concerns to the Youth Services Coordinator.
  • Develops strong partnerships with administration and other appropriate school and community agencies and staff.
  • Serves as Librarian-In-Charge when assigned.

Operations and Programming

  • Interprets library rules and regulations effectively to customers and staff.
  • Provides assistance directly to customers on the use of library resources.
  • Connects customers with the best bibliographic searches/inquiries using every available resource.
  • Monitors physical maintenance and requests repairs and improvements in the branches as needed.
  • Plans, schedules, promotes, and conducts innovative programming for teachers, children, and families under the supervision of the Youth Services Coordinator.

Professional Activities

  • Serves as a role model to staff by providing exemplary customer service.
  • Stays informed of professional trends, innovations, and community developments affecting the library and children's librarianship in particular.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of public library services for children.
  • Adept at process management; knows how to organize people and activities.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of responsibility.

Minimum Job Qualification Standards for Performing Essential Job Functions:

  • Commitment to outstanding public service for children.
  • Demonstrated experience and comfort working with all types of people in a public library setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with professional and paraprofessional staff about concepts, ideas, and requirements.
  • Experience and familiarity with reference services, programming, and resources for youth.
  • Ability to plan, assign tasks, and to follow-up to ensure quality of work, completeness of tasks, and to hold staff accountable for their actions.
  • Ability to take initiative and take responsibility for the unit's productivity.
  • Ability to resolve conflict with staff/customers.
  • Push carts and bins loaded with library materials, and reach and retrieve library materials at high and low shelf heights on a routine basis.
  • Ability to operate a variety of library computers and equipment, including printers, calculators, copiers, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer productivity tools (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Minimum Requirements:

Education: M.L.S., including graduate credit in children's services, from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

Experience: Two years of professional public library work after receipt of M.L.S., with demonstrated experience working with youth. Must have experience with planning, developing, and executing innovative programming for youth. Must have demonstrated understanding of youth literature and development. Minimum of 2-3 years supervisory experience.

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

Travel: Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner. A valid driver's license is required.

CORI: Must pass a Criminal Background Check.

Other: Knowledge of Spanish and/or other languages is preferred. Experiences with integrated library system, such as Evergreen ILS

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Monday November 10, 2014, to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/AA employer. Preference given to Worcester residents.

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

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

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Visiting Librarian/Archives, Project Archivist for the Congressman Barney Frank Archives Collection, UMass Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA

The Visiting Librarian will serve as a member of the Claire T. Carney Library's Archives and Special Collections team, primarily responsible for processing the papers of former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank. This is a one-year, temporary appointment with the possibility of a second and third year renewal, dependent on performance and funding. Reporting to and under the direction of the Head of the Archives and Special Collections Division, the Project Archivist will develop and implement a comprehensive archival processing plan for the Congressman Barney Frank Archives Collection (CBFA) that includes but is not limited to arrangement, description, preservation, access and security for records in all formats. The Visiting Librarian's work requires application of archival best practices and national standards, as well as specific practices for political papers. For the complete position description please go to http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education, with a concentration in archives management.

Experience: Previous (over one year) professional experience in archival arrangement, description, cataloguing methods, archival management and access methods.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Experience handling primary materials.
  • Knowledge of preservation issues.
  • Ability to work in a collegial setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to write proposals and reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects or assignments in archival processing, arrangement and description.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and online techniques and services applicable to archives and special collections.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and standards in archival processing.
  • Knowledge of descriptive standards such as DACS and use of appropriate thesauri.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of metadata standards as they pertain to archival materials.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of modern congressional papers collections.
  • Demonstrated experience processing congressional collections.
  • Demonstrated experience in metadata creation.
  • Experience in processing large collections (100+ linear feet).
  • Demonstrated application of best practices and standards in archival processing.
  • Demonstrated application of digital and online techniques and services applicable to archives and special collections.
  • Familiarity with the U.S. Congress, the legislative process, and congressional office practices.
  • Experience managing a variety of audiovisual formats in archives.
  • Degree in History or substantive coursework in modern American History.
  • Additional degree in a related field.

To apply please submit online a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2014.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.

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Library Director, S. White Dickinson Memorial Library, Whately, MA

The Town of Whately is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. The position is appointed by the Library Trustees to perform professional, administrative and supervisory work. A copy of the job description is available at whately.org. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs required. 20 hours per week with an hourly range of $17-$20/hour depending on experience. Benefits provided. Bachelor's degree required, Master of Library Science preferred with two years minimum relevant experience. Please submit cover letter and resume to: Library Director Search, c/o of the Library Trustees, P. O. Box 187, Whately, MA 01093 or townadmin@whately.org. Review of resumes will begin November 7, 2014.

http://www.whately.org/images/Library/Librarian_Job_Description_10-2014.pdf

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Assistant Librarian, Gilford Public Library, Gilford, NH

Gilford Public Library seeks highly motivated candidates with innovative ideas and high energy for the position of Assistant Librarian.

JOB SUMMARY

Serves as the Library Director's assistant in the operation of the library and the development and implementation of its service program. Acts as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Library.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Works with the Director in the implementation of policies, procedures and goals established by the Library Board.
  • Assists in the formulation of annual goals and objectives that support the Library's mission and meet community needs.
  • Manages and carries out the volunteer program.
  • Coordinates and manages programs geared towards adults including creation of promotional materials for these events and programs.
  • Serves as a resource person in implementing our interlibrary loan and overdue policies.
  • Assists in collection development for the library including serving as the primary selector for non-fiction and dvd materials.
  • Assists in providing reports and keeping accurate statistics for the library. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of library science including principles, policies and practices.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to:
    • delegate responsibility.
    • interpret community interests and needs and assist in developing appropriate library services.
    • exercise creativity and initiative.
    • work effectively and tactfully with employees, volunteers and the public to create a positive workplace environment and to present a positive public image.
    • make decisions in accordance with library policies and procedures.
    • work in a team environment.
    • lift up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis.

EDUCATION

Bachelors degree (Masters in Library Sciences preferred) and at least 2 years of public library experience.

STARTING SALARY:  $34,840 and competitive benefits package.

APPLY:  Send cover letter and resume to Katherine@gilfordlibrary.org

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Health Library Program Manager, AIDS Action Committee, Boston, MA

Background/Summary:  AIDS Action's online Health Library maintains more than 200 health topic web pages focusing on all aspects of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, including prevention, treatment, wellness, and affected population groups.  The Library also regularly tracks, summarizes, and disseminates news on these topics to our patrons.

Working closely with its strategic partner Fenway Health, AIDS Action is currently increasing the Library's scope.  The Library is compiling materials on additional infectious diseases - including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and tuberculosis (TB) - as well as emerging health policy and legal issues, and emerging prevention and health care service models.  The target audiences for the Library's health materials are also expanding to include front-line service providers, public health professionals, clinicians, policy makers, and consumer advisory groups. In addition, the Library has begun working closely with The Fenway Institute (TFI) and the National LGBT Health Education Center to promote knowledge of new approaches to HIV prevention and care, HCV, STIs, and TB, as well LGBT health.

The Health Library Manager will be responsible for organizing, updating, and disseminating health education materials for AIDS Action's online Health Library, and for responding to health information requests from Library users across Massachusetts.

Primary Duties:

  1. Lead the Health Library's efforts to compile and distribute reliable and up-to-date health information for the Library's diverse target audiences.
  2. Assess the health information needs and preferences of the Library's target audiences.
  3. Assess the usefulness and clarity of third-party health resources, and organize them by topic and intended audience.
  4. Conduct literature searches and provide technical assistance for providers or stakeholder advisory groups.
  5. Oversee and work with the Health Library's Research and Writing Consultant, whose duties include: 1) monitoring medical, policy, and other developments related to the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV, HCV, STIs, and TB; and 2) preparing summary or synthesis documents outlining key points and helpful health resources.
  6. Work with TFI and Fenway's marketing/communications staff to package and disseminate health information in print and electronic media, which may include information packets, web pages, listservs, RSS feeds, PDFs, ebooks or booklets, audio files, and social media.
  7. Work to expand awareness and use of health resources produced by the Health Library, TFI, and the National LGBT Health Education Center.
  8. Collect and analyze data on the use of Health Library services and submit periodic usage reports to the Library's funders and AIDS Action's management team.
  9. Other duties as required.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree; MLIS or Master of Public Health degree, with library training and experience, preferred
  • Experience conducting searches of medical or scientific literature
  • Strong interest in health promotion and the dissemination of health information
  • Proficient in typing and computer skills, and in-depth knowledge of relevant software including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • Experience creating, modifying, and disseminating electronic information in a range of formats (web pages, listservs, PDFs, ebooks, audio files, etc.) a plus
  • Knowledge of and facility in new social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, etc.); experience using social media for education or business a plus
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, multicultural environment
  • HIV/AIDS, HCV, and LGBT sensitivity and awareness

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, with your last name, first initial, and job title in the subject line to resumes@aac.org.

AIDS Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AIDS Action is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation or identification, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work-related factors.

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Manager of Youth Services, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

The Organization

A leading American historian has called the Public Library of the City of Boston "one of the five great libraries of the world."

Well over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of 6 million books. Another 5.2 million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to take advantage of its many services and its growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitalized rare books and manuscripts.

The Youth Services Department of the Central Library in Copley Square provides programming to over 2,000 children, teens, and caregivers each month. With the opening of a newly renovated Children's Library and Teen Central in early 2015, the Library will be transforming youth services at the Central Library. The new spaces will include a dedicated program room for children, dedicated early literacy area, teen digital lab, and teen gaming room. Library programming will focus on creativity, literacy and STEAM based on the principles of Connected Learning.

The Youth Services Department emphasizes programs and outreach that will reach Boston's underserved populations, including children on the autism spectrum and the diverse populations that are served by the Central Library.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine distinguished trustees appointed by the Mayor.

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Manager of Youth Services position to a provide leadership to the development of public programs and services, web-based content, community outreach, educational initiatives, partnerships, and related programming for Children and Teens.

Salary: $72,585 - $97,996, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education - Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university and a master's degree in library and information science from an ALA accredited library school. In exceptional instances, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.

Experience - Requires a minimum of five (5) years professional library experience including four years of work in youth services at a supervisory and/or management level. Experience in development of strategic partnerships essential. Significant programming and partnership experience in children's and teen programming. Knowledge of broad-based library programming practices, including current trends in youth and teen services. Successful experience in serving diverse populations, and productive collaborations with a significant number and variety of community groups and organizations, including public and private schools. Specific experience and broad knowledge in related collection development, technology, public programming and services, and staff development.

Requirements - Technology skills appropriate to perform the duties of the job. Proven ability to work with staff to analyze workflow and to implement changes to improve service delivery.

Employment Requirements:

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

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

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Information Technology Network Manager, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

The Organization

A leading American historian has called the Boston Public Library (BPL) one of the five great libraries of the world. Over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of twenty two million books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, prints, drawings and other items. Another eight million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to use its services and the growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitized rare books, maps and manuscripts.

Among its preeminent collections, the BPL holds a First Folio by William Shakespeare; original music scores by Mozart, Prokofiev and others; and the personal library of President John Adams. In addition, the BPL is home to the renowned Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which includes over 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases from all over the world. Over 10,000 programs and classes attract thousands of residents from across diverse neighborhoods and cultural groups. Award winning online and in-library homework assistance sessions, literacy classes, author programs and computer training sessions are also a popular draw.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Information Technology (IT) Network Manager to lead the network team and manage the network and telecommunications infrastructure, and provide network architecture, IT security, and high level network/security problem resolution expertise: to ensure a functioning and optimal computing infrastructure across the Boston Public Library's branch library locations, the central library and its departments, across both internal and public computing programs and services, and encompassing all online and onsite IT services.

The IT Network Manager directly manages the network staff. The IT Network Manager will act internally and externally for the IT department as the deputy CTO as needed and on tasks and projects as assigned. This role will work closely and collaboratively with the Server, Help Desk, Web Services and Applications Managers in particular to ensure a well-coordinated delivery of IT services to internal and external customers. This role is also responsible for the on-call schedule, team scheduling, oversees personnel, and participates in strategic and budgetary planning procedures, including BPL's participation in the Federal eRate program. This is both a hands-on technical and managerial position. The position is also expected to maintain currency in cutting edge network and security technology and service delivery models, and provide appropriate leadership to BPL's IT department in this area.

The IT Network Manager is responsible for maintaining the Data Center and Network inventory; for procuring, supporting and delivering maintenance for included equipment and software licenses and contracts. They maintain vendor relationships with key service providers that support and provide technology and network services for the BPL infrastructure.

This role is responsible for the optimal operation of all network and telecommunications environments. It is also responsible for escalation management from technical support and directly from partner organizations that consume services, and does so with a focus on maintaining high levels of availability and recoverability.

Salary: $72,585 - $97,996, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education - Bachelor's Degree, and Cisco Certification (CCNA/CCNP) or equivalent, required; Industry Standard Security Certification (eg. CISSP), preferred. In exceptional instances, specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.

Experience - Minimum of at least three years of managing staff in a network support function, plus at least five years of direct technology-related experience in the network (routers, switches, services) and/or telecommunications area (ATM, Frame relay, PRI, MPLS, Fiber Networks & VOIP, PBX Systems); experience in troubleshooting hardware, software and ability to diagnose and provide solutions within the IT infrastructure environment.

Requirements - Position schedule may require working evenings and weekends. Demonstrated ability to accept responsibility, work under pressure and to interact positively and efficiently with the public. Demonstrated superior customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly and in a concise manner, superior work habits, ability to prioritize work, strong organizational skills, and good mechanical aptitude. Ability to manage and lead people, to hire, motivate, and separate from staff successfully, to work in a changing progressive environment. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, time management and supervise peers and subordinates.

Employment Requirements:

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

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

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Senior Marketing Associate, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

The Organization

A leading American historian has called the Boston Public Library (BPL) one of the five great libraries of the world. Over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of twenty two million books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, prints, drawings and other items. Another eight million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to use its services and the growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitized rare books, maps and manuscripts.

Among its preeminent collections, the BPL holds a First Folio by William Shakespeare; original music scores by Mozart, Prokofiev and others; and the personal library of President John Adams. In addition, the BPL is home to the renowned Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which includes over 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases from all over the world. Over 10,000 programs and classes attract thousands of residents from across diverse neighborhoods and cultural groups. Award winning online and in-library homework assistance sessions, literacy classes, author programs and computer training sessions are also a popular draw.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Senior Marketing Associate position to develop, execute, and evaluate internal and external marketing and communications efforts on behalf of the Boston Public Library. Raise the profile and enhance the reputation of the Boston Public Library system and staff, its collections and services to the people of Boston and the Commonwealth, and its award-winning strategic plan, the BPL Compass.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications, or Marketing from a recognized college or university.Graduate degree in related field preferred.

Experience:

  1. Four or more years of directly-related experience in marketing or communications.
  2. Experience with libraries, government, and/ or nonprofits desirable.
  3. Advanced user of productivity software and creative suites such as Microsoft Office and Adobe InDesign.
  4. Demonstrated use of social media on behalf of a brand or organization.
  5. Demonstrated experience with photography, videography, photo editing, and video editing.
  6. Strong portfolio illustrating examples of work.

Employment Requirements:

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

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

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Youth Services Librarian (Department Head position), Hooksett Public Library, Hooksett, NH

The Hooksett Library seeks an energetic, innovative, and motivated individual who is interested in joining our team. We seek a leader who loves children and is passionate about providing library services to youth. We are looking for an organized professional to deliver quality programs for youth ages newborn to teen, and to maintain an outstanding youth collection. Will you be the one to help create a five star Youth Services Department? If so, join our 2013 NH Library of the Year!

The Youth Services Librarian will act as the department head of the Youth Services Department work closely with the part-time Children's Assistant to plan, execute and evaluate programming, such as the Summer Reading Program, ongoing storyhours, school vacation week programs and much more. The Youth Services Librarian will also work cooperatively with the Library Director and all other library staff to ensure the delivery of consistent and quality library services to the Hooksett community as an active member of the library management team. 

Considerable professional experience serving children, young adults, and families, including materials selection, reference and reader's advisory, planning and producing programs, and publicity materials, is required. Three years progressive professional library experience including supervisory experience of paraprofessional staff and volunteers. MLS from ALA-accredited library school with a concentration in youth services or a comparable combination of related education (Master's Degree) and experience will be considered.  

Beginning salary $39,000.00 - $44,000.00 commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.

Full job description available at http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and portfolio to Heather Rainier, Library Director, Hooksett Library, 31 Mt. St. Mary's Way, Hooksett, NH 03106 hshumway@hooksettlibrary.org  

Review of applications will take place beginning November 21, 2014. Position open until filled.  EOE

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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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Program Manager, School Library Teacher Program, Simmons College, Boston, MA

The School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College is seeking a Program Manager for their School Library Teacher Program. This is a part-time (25 hours per week) position. For more information and to apply please go to:

https://jobs.simmons.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1413377705826

The position is listed under the JobTitle School Library Teacher Program.

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Cataloger, The Donohue Group, Inc., Windsor, CT

Immediate full-time professional position available for an experienced cataloger to work in our Windsor, CT office.

Description: Work with a team of professional and paraprofessional catalogers to perform original and copy cataloging for materials in a variety of formats. DGI provides cataloging services to a wide variety of library clients, including academic, public, school and special libraries, as well as the publishing industry.

The cataloging landscape is rapidly changing, and DGI is committed to providing the high quality services that libraries and publishers need. We are passionate about our work! Do you thrive on the challenge of cataloging in a fast-paced, production environment? Are you eager to enhance your skills as you learn the latest techniques? Are you ready to join a group of congenial colleagues, working in a beautiful renovated factory building in historic downtown Windsor? If so, we want to speak with you!

Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited); fluency in English; recent experience in original and copy cataloging, RDA, AACR2, LC and DDC classification, LCSH, and OCLC.

Compensation: $42,900-$46,800 annually (based on flexible 37.5 hour work week). This position includes an excellent benefits package and 401(k) plan.

Email cover letter and resume to Ms. Colleen Collins, Business Office Assistant, The Donohue Group, Inc. at dgijobs@dgiinc.com.

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Youth Services Assistant/Outreach Coordinator, Conway Public Library, Conway, NH

The Conway Public Library seeks an energetic, outgoing, creative, friendly and tech savvy team member to provide a high level of service in the areas of children and adult programming as well as general community outreach.

Founded in 1901, the mission of the Conway Public Library is to create an environment that promotes and facilitates lifelong learning and community engagement.

Job Description:

Plans and conducts programs for children to encourage reading and listening and the use of library materials; including all special programs such as story times, summer reading, and class visits.  Plans and publicizes programs for adults.

Accountability:

Reports to the Head of Youth Services for children matters.

Reports to the Library Director for adult programming and outreach matters.

Youth Services Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Head of Youth Services, develop, conduct, and publicize library programs for children.
  • Provide outreach to area schools, daycares, preschools, and homeschoolers.
  • Conduct "story time" programming  for children up to age 4
  • Develop content such as newspaper articles, social media posts, and articles for Constant Contact e-mail newsletter.
  • Make recommendations to Head of Youth Services  on the selection, replacement, and weeding of children's materials.
  • Assist the public in the selection and interpretation of children's material.
  • Assemble and arrange displays.

Outreach/Adult Programming Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Library Director, develop and publicize library programs for adults.
  • Develop content such as newspaper articles, social media posts, and articles for Constant Contact e-mail newsletter.
  • Direct volunteers as necessary.
  • Assist at circulation or reference desk as needed.
  • Attend workshops and professional meetings.
  • Perform other related work as required.

Training, Skills and Experience:

College Degree desirable. 3-5 years experience working with children required, preferably in a library setting. Demonstrated experience conducting children's programming required. Skill in storytelling and /or music desired. Knowledge of library services, practices and procedures preferred. Operational knowledge of computer hardware/software required. Comfort using a wide range of social media platforms preferred. Experience using Constant Contact preferred.

Schedule: Minimum of four days per week with some evenings and Saturdays

Salary: $16 per hour, 25 hours per week.

Benefits: Two weeks' vacation and sick time. One personal day. Health insurance available with Town of Conway paying approximately 50% of cost. "Buyout" option available should employee opt not to use Town's health insurance.

Deadline: Open until filled.

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to David Smolen, Library Director, via email: dsmolen@conwaypubliclibrary.org. Use the subject line "Youth Services Assistant Position" when submitting email. 

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Librarian, Emerging Technologies, Nashua Public Library, Nashua, NH

POSITION: LIBRARIAN (SUPERVISOR)

DEPARTMENT: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

HOURS WORKED: 40 HRS/WK INCLUDES EVENINGS & WEEKENDS

AFFILIATION: AFT LOCAL #4831

STARTING SALARY: $42,064 - $55,976
JOB GRADE 8

PRIMARY DUTIES

This full-time (40 hour) supervisory position in the public library includes some evening and weekend hours. The person in this position manages all library electronic resources including database subscriptions and web-based services, and acts as a vendor liaison for electronic databases and software. Works in conjunction with other supervisors on the library's web presence and use of social media. Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of the library website and blog. Provides direct customer service 15 hours per week at one of our service desks and supervises library assistants assigned to that service desk.

As a member of our professional staff, this person will also stay informed of innovations in the use of technology in library settings and recommend, plan, and implement those that are appropriate including digital collections and downloadable or streaming content.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

MLS from an ALA accredited school, 2-3 years of experience in a public library setting managing electronic resources. Possess an understanding of technological trends and developments relevant to public libraries and have the ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems. Experience using content management software, Wordpress is preferred. The successful candidate will also have experience providing reference service to the public and have proven success in communicating with database and software vendors.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit cover letter, applications/resume, and three professional references at: http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ONLINE BY 5 PM ON NOVEMBER 7, 2014.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/H (EMPLOYMENT RECRUITMENT SHALL BE CONSISTENT WITH ALL STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS 1485 09-25-14

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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 Director/Children's Librarian, Bacon Free Library, Natick, MA

Job Description

The purpose of this part-time benefitted position is two-fold. First is to assist the Library Director in the daily operations of the Bacon Free Library; performs professional, administrative, technical, and supervisory work. In the absence of the Library Director, is responsible for the operation of the Library and the supervision of staff. Assists the Director with library tasks related to public services, technical services, budgeting, reporting, training and supervising staff.

Second is to manage children and young adult services in the library. This position is responsible for programming, circulation, readers advisory and collection development for the children, tween, teen and young adult library sections. Candidates must be ingenious in creating programs for this range of patrons.

​Job Qualifications: ​Interested parties must have or be working towards an MLS. 3-5 years of library experience is required, understanding of Sierra is preferred. Candidates must be congenial and enthusiastic about working with children, teens and families. In addition candidates must be computer literate; be committed to ongoing professional development; as well as dependable and flexible with regard to hours. Light, physical effort may be required in performing typical library functions such as carrying and shelving books. Also, frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching and climbing are requirements of this job.

Salary: ​$22.60-$32.21

Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to:

Richard Tranfaglia
Director of Human Resources
Town of Natick
rtranfaglia@natickma.org

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Manager of Collection Services, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA

(37.5 hrs per wk)

Position #M402-701

QUALIFICATIONS:

A Master's Degree from an ALA accredited school of library science is required.  Proven skill in developing an adult popular materials collection is required.  A minimum of five years of successful professional experience, at least three of which have been in a position of supervisory/managerial responsibility is required.  Experience in Technical Services is a plus. In exceptional instances, specialized education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirement.

Requires proven organizational and managerial skills necessary to evaluate staff, to set goals with staff, to implement progressive disciplinary action when needed, to motivate staff, to maintain morale, to provide direction, and to support organizational goals, proven expertise in delivering outstanding customer service, collection development and merchandizing experience, and in-depth and broad knowledge of professional librarianship.  Ability to handle multiple activities or interruptions at once, to work independently, to meet deadlines, to work effectively with a diverse population, to embrace change and to assist staff to do the same, to work with enthusiasm and initiative, a cheerful disposition, and harmoniously with others, to work well in a team situation with flexibility during emergency staffing situations, and to work effectively in a large library system.  Capacity to contribute positively to the culture of the Cambridge Public Library.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including office equipment such as computers, printers, scanners, and AV equipment
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time to use computer workstations, including keyboard and visual display terminal
  • Strength to push or pull a loaded book cart which can weigh in excess of 100 pounds on level floor and up ramp, to lift or maneuver onto cart loads of up to 50 pounds, and to carry cartons of books or computers and computer equipment
  • Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work
  • Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data or things
  • Time management ability to set priorities in order to meet assignment deadlines
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities which permit effective communication
  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation to permit employee to read books and patron requests
  • Sufficient manual dexterity which permits the employee to type and record library files
  • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes which permits the employee to re-shelve library materials and work at public service desks

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Manager of Collection Services is a senior leadership position responsible for directing the activities of the Collection Services Department.  Collection Services executes the functions of acquisitions, cataloging, classifying, and processing for the library system.  The Manager oversees the successful implementation of the library's Collection Development Policy for adult materials and establishes departmental priorities and protocols in the delivery of outstanding collections that consistently anticipate demand and are classified in such a manner as to facilitate their value and accessibility to the public.

  • Manages collection services efforts of the Main Library and branches in support of the overall goals of the Library.  Ensure staff offers the highest quality services to internal and external customers.  Provides strong and innovative leadership for all collection services functions.
  • Continually designs, evaluates, and improves departmental policies, procedures, and workflow to achieve optimum output and to best meet the evolving needs of the library community in areas of collection development and merchandizing, acquisition, cataloguing, and searching.  Models and orchestrates the delivery of outstanding customer service to both staff and patrons.  Sets goals, determines activities required to achieve objectives, evaluates progress, and adapts accordingly.  Ensures broad staff participation in devising and achieving departmental goals.  Recommends and initiates new services and technologies and phases out obsolete ones in light of developments in the profession.  Directs the successful execution of the adult collection development policy and initiates improvements in popular materials collections that strive to create an innovative, dynamic, meaningful experience for the entire community.  Maintains a broad knowledge of contemporary popular literature and nonfiction.  Develops an understanding of the reading, viewing, and listening interests of Cantabrigians
  • Delivers skilled and effective management to the department and to the library system with regard to collection services.  Encourages staff to be forward-thinking and flexible, to try new ideas, experiment, and be willing to fail, and to embrace change.  Empowers and trains staff to anticipate and solve problems.  Fosters and models excellent communications skills within the department and across the library system.  Conducts regular staff meetings.  Maintains accurate and current written policy and procedures.  Ensures timely ordering, receiving, and invoicing of all library materials.  Works closely with the Financial Analyst to monitor the expenditure of the materials budget.  Oversees classification and cataloging of library materials, working in coordination with the Minuteman Library Network.  Performs original and copy cataloging as necessary.  Oversees correction of errors and inconsistencies in the catalog.  Prepares accurate and up-to-date reports.
  • Develops, supervises, and evaluates staff.  Provides regular feedback and support to individual staff members and mentors staff in their professional growth.  Evaluates performance of professional and paraprofessional staff annually, sets meaningful individual goals, and helps staff members to achieve them.  Addresses and documents performance issues in a timely manner.  Aids in the recruitment and participates in the interviewing of prospective staff.
  • Functions as a member of the leadership team of the Library.  Supports the goals of the Library.  Participates in library-wide meetings to discuss policies, problems, and matters that relate to the whole library.  Serves on committees which review and develop library policies and procedures as needed.  Contributes positively to the public relations efforts of the Library in print and online.  Represents the Library at meetings of the Minuteman Library Network and other regional meetings.  Keeps abreast of professional literature, trends and issues.

RATE: $ 71,163 - $85,315 in seven steps

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

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

Deadline: 11/13/14

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Head of Library Services, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier, VT

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library seeks a full-time Head of Library Services to work with the Director and the rest of the library's dedicated and cohesive staff.

Under the direction of the Director, the Head of Library Services will work with the director in the management and overall support of daily staff operations. This person's responsibilities will include supervising staff, working on collection maintenance and development, participating in planning, and providing expertise on a variety of library issues.

Located in an historic building in the heart of the nation's smallest capital city, the Kellogg-Hubbard Library serves the City of Montpelier and the towns of Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex and Worcester; the communities have a combined population of 15,000. The library has a collection of over 88,000 items and an annual circulation of 272,000--the second highest in Vermont. It has fifteen full- and part-time staff.

Candidates must have strong interpersonal, communication and management skills. They must have both supervisory experience and either a MLS or MLIS.

Candidates should provide a cover letter, resume and three references. Electronic applications should be sent to applications@kellogghubbard.org. Applications or materials that can't be provided electronically may be sent to: Tom McKone, Director, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier, VT 05602.

Applications will be read as they are received. The deadline is November 10th.

For the full job description, visit: http://www.kellogghubbard.org/library-info/16-job-openings.

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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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Assistant Director, Library Media Services K-12, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA

Wage/Salary: $99,945 - $114,104*

Job Description:

The Cambridge Public Schools is a diverse, well-resourced urban public school district committed to the twin values of academic excellence and social justice.

The Assistant Director Library Media Services K-12 is a member of the district's Information, Communications, and Technology Services (ICTS) leadership team, and the district's Instructional Council, and reports to both the Chief Information Officer and the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. The Assistant Director serves as liaison between the ICTS department and school-level stakeholders and works collaboratively with teachers, school administrators and curriculum leaders to plan, direct, implement and evaluate the educational technology and library/media programs and resources that support student learning and achievement. Responsibilities include hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff, conducting professional development on the uses of various forms and classes of information, assisting school-based library media and educational technology teams on the development of instructional unit plans that address different student learning needs and that integrate varied technology and information resources, work with Principals and school-based staff to monitor and implement the technology Acceptable Use Policy and Exploratory Skills and Processes (ESP) including copyright laws, proper use of technology, the Internet, and Web 2.0 resources, maintain and coordinates inventory, and participate in budgeting planning and implementation.

Application Instructions: Apply online at the Cambridge Public Schools website, www.cpsd.us. Applications are requested by October 30, 2014. This position is available January 1, 2015.

Online Application Addresswww.astihosted.com/cambridge/jam

Contact Information:

Barbara Allen
159 Thorndike Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
ballen@cpsd.us
617-349-6438 (phone)
617-349-6439 (fax)

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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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Graduate Librarian 4/Youth Services Manager, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

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

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

Essential Job Functions:

Management

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

Collection and Resources

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

Working with the public

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

Programming

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

Other

  • Cooperates with appropriate agencies and individuals in the community on joint projects.
  • Adept at process management; knows how to organize people and activities.
  • Simplifies complex processes; sees opportunities for synergy and integration.
  • Acts as Librarian-in-Charge as assigned.
  • Stays current with the most up-to-date knowledge of library sciences, professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, professional affiliations, journals and other means to keep abreast of current and emerging trends.
  • Conducts regularly recurring staff meetings, acts on issues discussed, and reports concerns to the Youth Services Coordinator.
  • Interprets library rules and regulations to public and staff.
  • Performs other tasks, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of responsibility.

Minimum Job Qualification Standards for Performing

Essential Job Functions:

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

Minimum Requirements:

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

Experience: Two years of professional public library work after receipt of MLS, with broad working knowledge of reference practices in public libraries. Must have demonstrated experience with planning, developing, and executing innovative programming for Children, and Teens. Must have demonstrated understanding of Children and Teen literature and adolescent development. One year of supervisory experience.

Schedule: Includes evening and weekend assignments.

Travel: Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner. A valid driver's license is required.

CORI: Must pass a Criminal Background check

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, November 7, 2014, to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/AA employer. Preference given to Worcester residents.

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

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

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Reference Librarian (part-time), Nashua Public Library, Nashua, NH

Hours of Work: 20 hrs/wk includes evenings and weekends

Affiliation: AFT local #4831

Starting Salary: $18.44 - $24.55 per hour depending on education / experience
Job Grade 7

Primary Duties

Part-time 20-hour position in Reference Department of Nashua Public Library includes 3-4 evenings and weekend hours. Duties include in-person, telephone, and computer based patron assistance, interlibrary loan, readers' advisory and special projects as assigned.

Minimum Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree in Library Science and 1-2 years of experience working in a reference department in a public library, including answering research questions and assisting customers with the use of computers. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office software and web-based research tools is also required. Applicant must have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated aptitude for serving the public. Experience demonstrating and troubleshooting eBooks and audiobooks, and working in a busy reference department in a public library a plus.

Application Procedure

Submit cover letter, application/resume, and three professional references to:

http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

Applications accepted online only until 5 p.m. on October 31, 2014.

Jennifer Hinderer
Library Director

Equal opportunity employer, M/F/H (Employment recruitment shall be consistent with all state and federal laws.)

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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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Health Library Program Manager, AIDS Action Committee, Boston, MA

FLSA status: Exempt

Responsible To: Executive Director

Job Objective: AIDS Action's online Health Library maintains more than 200 health topic web pages focusing on all aspects of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, including prevention, treatment, wellness, and affected population groups. The Library also regularly tracks, summarizes, and disseminates news on these topics to our patrons.

Working closely with its strategic partner Fenway Health, AIDS Action is currently increasing the Library's scope. The Library is compiling materials on additional infectious diseases - including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and tuberculosis (TB) - as well as emerging health policy and legal issues, and emerging prevention and health care service models. The target audiences for the Library's health materials are also expanding to include front-line service providers, public health professionals, clinicians, policy makers, and consumer advisory groups. In addition, the Library has begun working closely with The Fenway Institute (TFI) and the National LGBT Health Education Center to promote knowledge of new approaches to HIV prevention and care, HCV, STIs, and TB, as well LGBT health.

The Health Library Manager will be responsible for organizing, updating, and disseminating health education materials for AIDS Action's online Health Library, and for responding to health information requests from Library users across Massachusetts.

Duties:

  1. Lead the Health Library's efforts to compile and distribute reliable and up-to-date health information for the Library's diverse target audiences.
  2. Assess the health information needs and preferences of the Library's target audiences.
  3. Assess the usefulness and clarity of third-party health resources, and organize them by topic and intended audience.
  4. Conduct literature searches and provide technical assistance for providers or stakeholder advisory groups.
  5. Oversee and work with the Health Library's Research and Writing Consultant, whose duties include: 1) monitoring medical, policy, and other developments related to the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV, HCV, STIs, and TB; and 2) preparing summary or synthesis documents outlining key points and helpful health resources.
  6. Work with TFI and Fenway's marketing/communications staff to package and disseminate health information in print and electronic media, which may include information packets, web pages, listservs, RSS feeds, PDFs, ebooks or booklets, audio files, and social media.
  7. Work to expand awareness and use of health resources produced by the Health Library, TFI, and the National LGBT Health Education Center.
  8. Collect and analyze data on the use of Health Library services and submit periodic usage reports to the Library's funders and AIDS Action's management team.
  9. Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree; MLIS or Master of Public Health degree, with library training and experience, preferred
  • Experience conducting searches of medical or scientific literature
  • Strong interest in health promotion and the dissemination of health information
  • Proficient in typing and computer skills, and in-depth knowledge of relevant software including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • Experience creating, modifying, and disseminating electronic information in a range of formats (web pages, listservs, PDFs, ebooks, audio files, etc.) a plus
  • Knowledge of and facility in new social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, etc.); experience using social media for education or business a plus
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, multicultural environment
  • HIV/AIDS, HCV, and LGBT sensitivity and awareness

Contact Elizabeth Pugh, HR & Operations Specialist, at epugh@aac.org by Thursday, October 23, 2014.

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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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Library Director, Somerville Public Library, Somerville, MA

Apply Dates: 10/14/2014 - 11/15/2014

DepartmentLibraries

Description/Duties:

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

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

Requirements:

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Application Procedure:

Send resume along with a cover letter by November 15, 2014, to

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

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

Salary: $80,000 - $95,651 per year; paid weekly at $1.538.46 - $1,839.44; plus benefits package

Hours per Week: Full Time 40 hours per week

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Children's Librarian, Chelmsford Public Library, Chelmsford, MA

Pay Rate: $22.75/ hour

Hours: 20 hour per week position (including 6 hours every other Saturday)

Duties: As a member of the Children's team, this person will assist in planning and conducting children's programs, provide reader's advisory, and collection development for preschool to grade 6. The emphasis will be on story times. Candidate should be comfortable with technology and social media and be willing to contribute to the Children's web pages and blog. Candidate must be versatile and able to adapt smoothly to patron demands. Candidate should enjoy interacting with public of all ages.

Qualifications:  MLS or MLS candidate preferred, related Bachelor's preferred; experience working with children required.  Candidates should have a strong knowledge of children's literature.

Applications: Submitted to Becky Herrmann, Library Director, Chelmsford Public Library, 25 Boston Road, Chelmsford MA 01824.  Applications may also be e-mailed to bherrmann@townofchelmsford.us

The Chelmsford Federation of Teachers, Local 3669, represents this position. The Town of Chelmsford is EEO/AA Employer.

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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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Information Services Specialist (Temporary Role), Innosight, Lexington, MA

Innosight is seeking an experienced business researcher for a part-time (~10 hours/week) role to support Innosight's global consulting teams. Reporting to the Director of Knowledge Management, this is the first information service role at Innosight and is a six-month temporary position with a possibility of extension. The ideal candidate will have experience in and passion for conducting business research across industries and geographies.

Innosight

Innosight is a global strategy and innovation consulting firm. We collaborate with senior leaders at the world's top companies to identify and pursue new growth opportunities, build innovation capabilities, and create disruptive new products, services, and businesses. Innosight has offices in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide support to consulting staff working on client projects and business development efforts by serving as an intermediary to search specialized sources and pull relevant documents, reports, and financial data (e.g., ThomsonONE and Hoovers)
  • Advise consultants on free and paid sources they can access directly
  • Respond to each consultant request in a timely manner, clarify the request, and communicate when information will be provided
  • Assess Innosight's current research subscriptions and develop recommendations for sources and processes

Skills & Experience

  • Master of Library Science with focus in business research is preferred
  • Five+ years of experience in a management consulting environment is strongly preferred
  • Experience conducting research using a variety of information sources across industries (e.g., health care, financial, industrial, consumer) and geographies (US emphasis)
  • Proficiency using databases such as ThomsonONE and Hoovers
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with all levels of staff in a dynamic and demanding environment
  • Flexibility to be in the office each week as well as on call during (Lexington) office hours Monday through Friday; your work schedule will be discussed and confirmed once you join and may be subject to modification based on business needs
  • Customer service orientation with strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Application

Apply online at www.innosight.com/careers.

Location

Innosight is headquartered at 92 Hayden Avenue, Lexington (near the intersection of Rte. 2 and 95/128).

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Metadata Specialist, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA

Reports to: Director, Library Services
Status: Full-time, temporary, non-Exempt
Location: Headquarters in Brookline, MA
Duration: October 15, 2014-June 30, 2015, with possibility of renewal

Description:

The Metadata Specialist works with the library team, as well as digital content editors, to apply metadata to educator resources on the Facing History website as part of a comprehensive website redesign project. In addition, the Metadata Specialist will work with the Digital Archive team to become familiar with internal video and image assets, and to assist in the organization and tagging of those assets in Facing History's Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).

We are looking for an energetic team member with an interest in metadata application and taxonomy.  Prior experience in a nonprofit, social change organization or education environment a plus.

Website Work:

  • Become familiar with Facing History's taxonomy, with the goal of efficiently and accurately applying it to files and assets
  • Organize web assets to be tagged in coordination with other departments and the Phase II website team
  • Ensure consensus on tagging practices and outcomes
  • Apply the Facing History taxonomy to educator resources and other web assets as part of Phase II of the website redesign
  • Assist with website content migration and reformatting of assets as needed

Digital Archive Work:

  • Assign technical and descriptive metadata to video and image files in Facing History's DAMS
  • Assist in the organization of files and folders in the DAMS

Essential Skills/Qualities:

  • BA/BS or equivalent, MS in Library and Information Science preferred
  • Experience in metadata application
  • Experience with Content Management Systems, Drupal a plus
  • Experience with DAMS (Digital Asset Management Systems) a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as organizational skills; detail orientation a must
  • Embrace a busy, fast-moving environment and be a self-starter
  • Collaboration and consensus building skills
  • Ability to work individually and as a member of a team; flexibility
  • Interest in mission of Facing History and Ourselves

Apply for this position online.

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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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Elementary School Librarian, Pine Glen Elementary School, Burlington, MA

Elementary School Librarian for the Pine Glen School for the 2014/2015 school year

Description:

Infuse multimedia resources in the school library media center and throughout the school curriculum

"Library media specialists empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users or information." - Sara Kelly Johns

Functions:

  • Organization, administration, and evaluation of the school library media center
  • Promotes library services, resources, and programs
  • Facilitates school library budgeting and supplies
  • Develops library media center policies and assists staff and students with legal and ethical issues relating to use of materials and the Internet
  • Performs all necessary tasks related to collection development for the library media center
  • Selects and maintains resources (both digital and print)
  • Coordinates relationship between school curriculum and library media center collection
  • Facilitates the alignment of the library media program with information literacy standards and other school programs
  • Understands necessary formats for bibliographic records and digital acquisitions
  • Develops and promotes a life-long love of reading for all learners.
  • Experienced with use of digital automation system for library collection and patron management
  • Outstanding knowledge of print and electronic resources as well their proper use and dissemination
  • Outstanding knowledge of current and emerging technologies
  • Outstanding knowledge of children's and young adult literature as well as genres relevant to the library collection
  • Outstanding knowledge of the needs of diverse learners and the diversity in reading levels for students
  • Work closely with school Instructional Technology Specialist and district Library Media and Technology Team
  • Assists with use of educational applications
  • Assists students with disabilities to access children's literature through accommodations
  • Assists with effective professional development in regards to technology integration
  • Assists with the coordination and facilitation of after school workshops for teachers, staff, and parents
  • Assists teachers and students with appropriate technology for research, information power, and hands-on learning
  • Designs and presents effective professional development workshops for classroom teachers on professional development days
  • Assists teachers with the preparation of resource rich lessons and interactive technology activities for students
  • Teaches lessons in the library media center or classrooms promoting effective digital citizenship and web activity
  • Provides support and guidance to all faculty in the areas of library media and technology
  • Works effectively with all members of the staff
  • Exhibits outstanding level of teacher support and collaborative spirit

Apply online at www.bpsk12.org.

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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 of Technical Services, M.G. Parker Memorial Library, Dracut, MA

The M.G. Parker Memorial Library in Dracut, Massachusetts seeks a qualified cataloger for the position of Head of Technical Services. This person is responsible for cataloging, classifying and preparing library materials for circulation. In addition, the Head of Technical Services is sometimes required to perform circulation duties, provide reference services, and process ILL materials. Periodically responsible for opening and closing the building and ensuring the security of the equipment and the building. Responsible for overseeing other technical services staff, as well as some volunteers.

Works under the general supervision of the Library Director, according to established procedures and department policies. Duties require independent judgement and initiative.

This employee has regular contact with vendors, library network personnel, and library patrons. A pleasant demeanor and positive attitude are required. Must seek to be part of a team.

Education & Experience: Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree in Library Science preferred. Two years of professional library experience, including cataloging, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The successful candidate will have a knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work, including cataloging, automated systems and information technology, and administrative functions; working knowledge of computer systems. Experience with the Evergreen platform preferred.

This is a full-time, benefited position. Hours include one night per week and a rotating Saturday schedule. Membership in SIEU.

Salary: $33,888.40 to $48,233.76  annually, in 10 steps. Starting salary dependent on experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Mary Hamilton, Human Resources Coordinator
Town of Dracut, Massachusetts
62 Arlington Street
Dracut, MA 01826

Alternately, you may email the same to: humanresources@dracut-ma.us

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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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Archives Assistant, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Bowdoin College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1800 students located on the coast of Maine, is accepting applications for an Archives Assistant in the Bowdoin Library.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Archivist, assist in processing manuscript collections, archival records, and other departmental holdings; assist in managing the College's records management program and archival audio and video media collections; perform basic reference services in Special Collections & Archives; digitize library resources, edit digital image files, and coordinate vendor-supplied digitization activities; supervise student assistants as assigned; assist in preparing exhibitions.

Education/Skills:

Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. Demonstrated effective oral and written communications skills; ability to attend to accuracy, attention to detail, and discretion. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to solve problems, organize projects, and understand complex hierarchical arrangements. Technical skills appropriate to digitizing textual and visual objects and to editing image files; general understanding of computer applications in word processing, database management, bibliographical control, and Web technologies.

Preferred: College degree major in the liberal arts; working knowledge of the basic handling and preservation of library materials; detailed knowledge about digital imaging; demonstrated ability to supervise student workers; working knowledge of encoding in HTML, EAD, and MARC.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents:

Required: Minimum of one year's experience working in a library or archives setting; experience in digitizing texts and visual images; some supervisory experience.

Preferred: Experience with duties related to managing manuscripts, rare books, or archival records; experience in digital processes relating to audio and video recordings; experience in studio photography.

Applications:

Further details and instructions to apply can be found on our online application:

http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/1639

For questions, please contact careers@bowdoin.edu.

Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

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Librarian I, Manchester City Library, Manchester, NH

(Announcement No. R-050-14)
Grade 16 Exempt 20 hours per week
Starting Salary:  $19,953 per year
Work schedule includes Saturdays and evenings.

The Job:

Staffs Information Services desks and other public service desks as needed.  Determines patron needs and provides guidance, reader's advisory and related library services to patrons.  Responsible for some collection development activities. Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology. Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master of Library Science Degree and 1-3 years library experience required; or equivalent experience and training.

NOTE:  Offer of hire conditional on candidate's ability to perform essential job functions, with or without accommodations, as determined by passing a medical exam, including alcohol and drug tests and a thorough background investigation.

Application Procedures:

Candidates must complete a City of Manchester Employment Application available at City of Manchester website www.manchesternh.gov/jobs or in person at HR Dept. City Hall Annex.  Submission of a resume is optional.

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Opening Date: October 9, 2014

Closing Date: November 3, 2014

The City of Manchester is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employee

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Cataloger, Backstage Library Works, Peabody, MA

Backstage Library Works, based in the United States in Provo, Utah, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, provides technical services to libraries, museums, and archives around the world.

October 7, 2014

Temporary Employment Opportunity

Peabody, Mass.

Backstage Library Works has one opening available for an original cataloger on a temporary project at the research library of a world-renowned museum.

The expected duration of this project is approximately 11 months, working 5 days (40 hours) per week. Pay depends on qualifications but ranges from $18-$22 per hour. Benefits include paid leave and profit-sharing bonuses; after two calendar months benefits include health/dental care and matching retirement contribution plan.

Job Description

The Cataloger will be working on-site at the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum performing original cataloging. Collections are mainly monographic but also include some serial, manuscript and cartographic materials in English and other European and Cyrillic languages.

The Cataloger will provide editing of copy records, including addition of LC classification and subject headings, and work with materials for which there is no copy available to create new original records.

Responsibilities

  • Learn to use site-specific software for cataloging & physical processing
  • Ensure that each batch of items is cataloged correctly
  • Transport materials between the stacks and individual work stations
  • Handle antiquarian materials in accordance with industry guidelines
  • Make informed decisions within given specifications
  • Ensure required levels of throughput and accuracy are maintained

Requirements

  • ALA-accredited MLIS
  • High-level accuracy in cataloging
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Library of Congress subject headings and classification schedules
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MARC21, AACR2, LCRI, ISBD, and related cataloging tools (ClassWeb, Cataloger's Desktop, etc)
  • Experience in cataloging rare books and manuscripts
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Willingness to work in a production environment
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and accurately
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Capacity to deal with problems intelligently
  • Attentiveness to detail and quality
  • Professional attitude when working with Library staff
  • Type speed minimum: 50 wpm
  • Must pass a general knowledge test
  • Must pass a background check prior to appointment

Preferred additional skills

  • Knowledge of one or more foreign languages
  • Experience with ExLibris Voyager ILS
  • Experience working in a library environment

To apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume with references and experience via email to Kate Clayborne (kclayborne@bslw.com). Applications will be accepted through October 31, 2014.

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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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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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Children's and Young Adult Librarian, Oak Bluffs Public Library, Oak Bluffs, MA

Thriving Children's Department seeks a fearless and energetic Children's and Young Adult Librarian to contribute to a hard-working, creative team. Candidate must excel at progressive collection development, limitless programming development and execution, and have an overall enthusiasm for children and families.

The position performs professional and supervisory work in planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive program of services to library patrons from ages 0 to 18. We are especially interested in a team player who can create dynamic book displays, and lead the Children's Staff and programming schedule with positive attitude. Knowledge of computers and library systems is required--duties include collection development, cataloging, children's programming and weekly story times, as well as advertising and promotion of programs. Previous library experience, especially with children and young adults is preferred.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, with coursework in education or child development; preference will be given to candidates with a Masters in Library Science.

This is a full-time, union position, with an hourly salary range of $20.11 - $24.74 with a comprehensive benefits package. Work hours include Saturdays and evenings. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to the Personnel Office, Oak Bluffs Town Hall, PO Box 1327, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 or email wbrough@oakbluffsma.gov. Deadline for applications is November 14, 2014. The start date for this position is January 6, 2015. Oak Bluffs is an EOE.

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Head of Adult and Technology Services, Oak Bluffs Public Library, Oak Bluffs, MA

Robust, thriving Public Library seeks an extroverted, energetic techie to serve as the Head of Adult and Technology services, and contribute to a hard-working, creative team.

The position provides professional information services, user instruction, and contributes to the Library's overall collection development, including cataloging. This position replaces the traditional Reference Librarian and the majority of the shift is spent at the Reference Desk, helping the public.

The ideal candidate must excel at collection development, user instruction, and have an overall enthusiasm for adults and technology. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach computer skills, and troubleshoot technology issues. Candidates need a thorough knowledge of current and emerging library technologies and library management principles, practices, and procedures.

Qualifications: A candidate for this position should have a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science and at least three years of experience in a public library, and/or an automated library preferred.

This is a full-time Union position with hourly range from $23.46 - $28.85 plus a comprehensive benefits package, work hours may include Saturdays and evenings.

Send resume and letter of interest by October 30th to the Personnel Office, Town of Oak Bluffs, PO Box 1327, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 or email wbrough@oakbluffsma.gov. Job description available on request. EOE employer.

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Youth Services Librarian, Franklin Public Library, Franklin, MA

PAY RATE: $23.64 to $28.73

Franklin Public Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian to supervise the activities of children, caregivers, youth, young adults and families. Develop, administer, and coordinate services, perform management duties including collection development, staff development, and library operations.

Job Requirements include:

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science.
  • Three years of children's or young adult reference experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise others.

A copy of the job description is below.

Please apply with letter of interest and copy of MLS to:

Human Resources
Town of Franklin
355 East Central Street
Franklin, MA 02038
508-553-4810

Or email: smcneil@franklin.ma.us
EEO

THERE IS A 4 WEEK TRIAL AND TRAINING PERIOD.

Position Description

Title: Youth Services Librarian

Department: Library

Position Type: Professional

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Youth Services Librarian is a professional level position responsible for the planning, development, implementation and promotion of a full range of library services for children, caregivers, youth, young adults and families. This position also involves public service, reference, literacy and reader's advisory, collection development, materials processing, circulation, interlibrary loan, programming, community activities and outreach.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions or duties listed below are illustrations of various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Management and Supervision

  • Works actively to promote and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Practices and models a positive, courteous image to the public.
  • Designs, organizes, executes, supervises and evaluates services and programs for children aged from infancy through eighteen.
  • Trains, supervises and develops library staff and volunteers.
  •  Interprets and explains policies to public and staff. Addresses patron questions, complaints or problems referred by staff.
  • Provides youth based innovative technology initiatives.
  • Identifies outside sources of funding and writes effective grant applications.
  • Assesses effectiveness of the department's services using statistical analysis of service data.
  • Participates in information gathering & data collection. Prepares and presents reports.

Programming

  • Develops, plans and presents creative, educational, and entertaining programs and special events for youth of all ages that encourage lifetime literacy, including programs for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, elementary age children and teens.
  • Supervises the development and implementation of an extensive selection of innovative programs for children from preschool through high school, including story times, book discussion groups and special events.

Collection Development & Maintenance

  • Works within the budget allocation to build a relevant collection of high quality resources in many formats based on the Library's Collection Development Policy, in consultation of a wide variety of acknowledged reviewing sources, professional judgment, needs assessment, requests, and cultural and educational interests of young people. Assigns collection development subject areas to staff.
  • Participates in the development and management of the library's electronic and digital resources.
  • Evaluates and implements improvements to the collection using a variety of evaluation tools and maintenance criteria.  Oversees collection maintenance.
  • Ensures that the children's and young adult's areas are organized in such a way as to create a physical and psychological environment that encourages use of the collection.
  • Assists in cataloging and processing library materials.

Reference Services

  • Provides general and in-depth reference assistance to patrons of all ages using a variety of print resources and automated systems.
  • Provides instruction on information gathering and research skills; the use of the Online Public Access Catalog, online databases, the Internet, and all library equipment and technology.
  • Performs network transfer functions, responds to interlibrary loan requests and performs virtual catalog searches.

Outreach Services

  • Provides outreach programs that offer information, education, special skills or recreation.
  • Establishes liaison and performs outreach activities with schools, home school providers, day care center, caregivers, community centers, and agencies serving youth to promote library services and facilitate programming and service delivery.
  • Coordinates assignments and summer reading lists with school personnel and presents book talks as requested by teachers and community groups.

Public Relations/Publicity

  • Uses all modern technologies and other innovative tools/media to effectively promote library services, programs and resources
  • Manages the children and youth web page, including development of new areas, and updating existing material. Prepares relevant and high quality content from internal and external sources.
  • Uses web and social networking tools to engage with and provide age-appropriate services to children & youth.

Additional Functions:

  • Compiles booklists and bibliographies on topics of interest to the community
  • Prepares exhibits and displays
  • Conducts library tours
  • Attends professional meetings and keeps abreast of current library practices.
  • Performs circulation and reference/information desk duties as needed.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications, Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science.
  • Five years of children's or young adult reference experience. (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise others.
  • In-depth knowledge of children's and youth collection development.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, prepare, submit, and manage grants of benefit to youth.
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet searches and software specific to libraries, and the ability to learn new applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive professional approach during periods of stress and change.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with library customers of all ages and diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Exhibit flexibility and willingness to work in a dynamic, busy, and changing environment.
  • Establishes and pursues strategies to stay informed about current and relevant information resources to meet evolving needs of children, youth and young adults.
  • Demonstrates an on-going commitment to continued professional development growth and career development.

Preferred

  • Three to five years of supervisory experience

Tools and Equipment Used

Personal computer; printers; telephone; copy machines and fax machines, audiovisual equipment, new technologies and other equipment as acquired.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is frequently on his/her feet, stretching, bending, lifting. Incumbent is frequently required to walk, talk and hear. The incumbent must be able to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and up to 50 pounds with assistance. 

Work Schedule:

The work week is up to 35 hours assigned in the best interests of the Library, and will include evenings and weekends.

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Data Steward, Randstad, Cambridge, MA

The Takeda (formerly Millennium Pharmaceuticals) Commercial Operations team is seeking a Data Steward to join them in a long-term contract role through Randstad (until 3/31/15, which will more than likely be extended to 12/31/15). The full job description is below. The role would begin ASAP and will pay $22-$25/hour. The team prefers MILS graduates with data clean-up or digital archiving experience.

Data Steward Job Description

Responsible for the management, integrity and maintenance of Commercial dept's Customer Master, Customer Relationship Management system and alignment with data warehouse. Support ongoing data quality initiatives for the organization. Candidate will work with Commercial Operations, the field sales force and IT to update classifications and designations of professionals, organizations and affiliations. This includes data entry, updates, research and records reconciliation. Candidates must possess a determined attitude towards ensuring data accuracy with strong attention to detail and a hard work ethic. The ideal candidate is a team oriented person with a goal driven attitude.

  • Day to day management of commercial operations customer master and customer relationship management system
  • Conduct data cleanup activities to ensure integrity of data
  • Work with IT, Commercial Operations and the sales force to update and cleanse customer database
  • Research customer data using data bases and the internet
  • Assist in data cleanup projects and matching/merging of data

Prior experience of knowledge of CRM/Salesforce is preferable.

Contact:

Jaclyn (Keefe) Kopek
Account Manager
Randstad Corporate Services

On-site business partner of Takeda
40 Landsdowne Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 444-4463
jaclyn.keefe@takeda.com
jaclyn.keefe@randstadusa.com

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Children's Librarian, Wiggin Memorial Library, Stratham, NH

Our team of top-notch youth services librarians is seeking a third member to re-energize programs and services for elementary-aged children at a fun, award-winning public library.

The Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham NH is looking for an outgoing, energetic team member to enhance already excellent children's services, especially for kids in grades one through five. Position responsibilities include collection development, programming, and school outreach. Over the past decade, the library has been named the NH Library of the Year, and awarded Librarian of the Year, Children's Librarian of the Year, and Trustee of the Year. The library has a strong commitment to youth services as evidenced by the three full-time staff members serving children from birth through high school.

Our ideal candidate will be a dynamic, innovative, and motivated individual with a great sense of humor. You will have an obvious enthusiasm for working with children and empathy for their interests and needs. We need you to be tech savvy, approachable, flexible, and have a "yes" attitude toward customer service. The position requires confidence, resourcefulness, adaptability, and a positive outlook; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work effectively with children of all ages and their families; expert knowledge of children's literature and trends; performance and programming ability and experience; computer skills, including word processing, Internet searching, OPAC and ILS use, common electronic resources and apps, mobile devices, and knowledge of and interest in resources for children.

Demonstrated success serving children and families is required. Strong candidates will have knowledge of materials selection, reader's advisory, planning and producing programs, and publicity as well as a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities for the position (including MLS/MLIS from an accredited college or university, accredited Masters or Bachelor's Degree in a field related to child development and/or youth services, successful experience as a children's librarian or teacher). Beginning salary $37,000 - $39,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package. Full job description available at http://library.strathamnh.gov. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Library Director Lesley Kimball: wigginML@comcast.net or Wiggin Memorial Library, 10 Bunker Hill Ave., Stratham NH, 03885. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. October 24, 2014 to be considered.

Contact: Lesley Kimball
Wiggin Memorial Library
Stratham NH
wigginml@comcast.net
library.strathamnh.gov
603-772-4346

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Library Director, Dorcas Library, Prospect Harbor, ME

The Dorcas Library in Prospect Harbor, ME is seeking an enthusiastic professional to serve as Library Director.

The Board of Trustees is seeking a Library Director who will build upon the Library's accomplishments and establish new programming that is innovative, creative and responsive to the needs of the community. We seek an individual who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, organized and very public service oriented. The right candidate will be able to take on the general management of the library, fundraising, developing partnerships with other local organizations and working with a large roster of volunteers in a multitude of capacities.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experience in providing sound fiscal planning and management, and a thorough knowledge of current trends, technology (including website & social media skills), and best practices for public libraries are a must.

The Dorcas Library is a beautiful library with a collection of over 13,000 items and a yearly circulation of 9000 items. If you are passionate about public libraries, energetic, have leadership skills, a heart of service, enjoy Maine coastal living and being part of close-knit communities, this is the opportunity for you.

This position is part-time at 18 hours per week.

Qualifications:

  • Five years of progressively responsible public library experience including supervisory experience.  Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school or Maine State Library Certification highly desired.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of library work, automated library systems, and use of library resources and information technology required.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, understand the importance of volunteers in the library, the ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent technology skills.

Please submit a resume in pdf format to dorcas@dorcas.lib.me.us. Applications will be accepted through October 31st.

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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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Foreign Language Catalogers, The Donohue Group, Inc., Windsor, CT

The Donohue Group, Inc. has openings for experienced foreign language catalogers to work on an on-call basis in our Windsor, CT office or remotely.

Duties: Perform original and copy cataloging on non-English language materials in a variety of formats.

Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited); fluency in English and at least one foreign language. Preferred languages include Portuguese, Greek, Arabic and Russian, but all recent foreign language cataloging experience will be given consideration. Recent experience required in the following areas: original and copy cataloging, RDA, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, OCLC searching and MARC editing.

Other requirements: For remote work, must have computer with newer operating system and reliable high-speed Internet connection.

Compensation: Will vary, depending on client project criteria. No benefits.

Email cover letter and resume to Ms. Colleen Collins, Business Office Assistant, The Donohue Group, Inc. at dgijobs@dgiinc.com.

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Scientific Editor, Randstad, Cambridge, MA

Position Summary:

The position is working for Randstad on-site at Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company.

The position is a 6-12 month contract position.

The Nonclinical Writing group is looking for a contract Scientific Editor to coordinate reviews and edit nonclinical documentation for regulatory submissions. Scientific Editors are critical to the success of the Nonclinical Writing group and are primarily responsible for editing nonclinical study reports and submission sections, as well as timeline management related to those documents.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This candidate will be responsible for:

  • Independently editing nonclinical protocols, reports, and summary document sections.
  • Providing ad hoc writing support for reports and written and tabulated summary sections.
  • Creating content-rich templates.
  • Independently creating nonclinical tabulated summaries.
  • Using their regulatory and editorial expertise to provide guidance to nonclinical project team members.

Duties:

  • Edit nonclinical protocols, reports, and regulatory summary document (submission) sections (eg, INDs, IMPDs, Briefing Documents).
  • Populate annual updates for regulatory agencies (eg, IND ARs, DSURs) from final reports and protocols.
  • With guidance, coordinate the nonclinical components (timeline, reviews, revisions) on projects of moderate scope (eg, nonclinical sections of an IND).
  • Represent the nonclinical function on cross-functional submission working group meetings.
  • Develop, communicate, and ensure adherence to project timelines.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 3+ years pharma or related experience.
  • Experience with scientific editing/writing or publications preferred.

Years of Experience:

3-5 years

Contact:

Lauri Marsanne
Sr. Account Manager
On-site business partner of:
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
40 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617.444.4360
Lauri.marsanne@takeda.com
Lauri.marsanne@randstadusa.com

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Young Adult's Librarian II, Grove Hall Branch, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for a Young Adult's Librarian II position in the Grove Hall Branch. The successful candidate will execute the Library's program of service to the general public with emphasis on young adults and perform professional work requiring application of substantial professional knowledge and experience.

The Organization

A leading American historian has called the Boston Public Library (BPL) one of the five great libraries of the world. Over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of twenty two million books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, prints, drawings and other items. Another eight million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to use its services and the growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitized rare books, maps and manuscripts.

Among its preeminent collections, the BPL holds a First Folio by William Shakespeare; original music scores by Mozart, Prokofiev and others; and the personal library of President John Adams. In addition, the BPL is home to the renowned Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which includes over 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases from all over the world. Over 10,000 programs and classes attract thousands of residents from across diverse neighborhoods and cultural groups. Award winning online and in-library homework assistance sessions, literacy classes, author programs and computer training sessions are also a popular draw.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

Salary: $49,101 - 66,233, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education - A master's degree in library science from an accredited library school. Courses in young adult literature and/or work taken, for credit, at an accredited library school.

Experience - Two years of pertinent professional experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.

Broad knowledge of Library policies, practices, and procedures; extensive knowledge of young adults' literature and work; demonstrated knowledge of the techniques of programming for young adults; demonstrated interest in young adults and in library work with young adults; demonstrated willingness to assume responsibility and to carry out assignments independently; proven oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work well with staff and public; initiative, dependability, good judgment, tact, courtesy.

Requirements

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  • CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

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

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Children's Librarian I, Connolly Branch, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

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

The Organization

A leading American historian has called the Boston Public Library (BPL) one of the five great libraries of the world. Over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of twenty two million books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, prints, drawings and other items. Another eight million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to use its services and the growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitized rare books, maps and manuscripts.

Among its preeminent collections, the BPL holds a First Folio by William Shakespeare; original music scores by Mozart, Prokofiev and others; and the personal library of President John Adams. In addition, the BPL is home to the renowned Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which includes over 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases from all over the world. Over 10,000 programs and classes attract thousands of residents from across diverse neighborhoods and cultural groups. Award winning online and in-library homework assistance sessions, literacy classes, author programs and computer training sessions are also a popular draw.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

Salary

$44,566 - 60,099, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Education - A master's degree in library science from an accredited library school. Courses in children's literature and/or work, taken for credit, at an accredited library school. Storytelling courses and/or experience desirable.

Experience - Knowledge of children's literature including bibliographic tools and sources pertaining to children's literature and work; knowledge of the techniques of programming for children; interest in children and in library work with children; willingness and ability to develop strong interactive community relationships; willingness to assume responsibility and carry out assignments independently; good oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to search the Internet and other electronic databases; ability to work well with staff and public; initiative, dependability, good judgment, tact, courtesy.

Bilingual skills (Spanish) desirable.

Requirements

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  • CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

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

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Library Director, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

The Wellesley Free Library Board of Trustees is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to fill the position of Library Director. The Board of Trustees seeks a progressive, collaborative team-builder who is an experienced and committed professional with proven management and administrative skills. The successful candidate must be aware of current and emerging trends and best practices in public library services. Anticipated starting date Winter 2015.  The Town of Wellesley, with a population of 28,000, is a predominantly residential community located approximately 13 miles west of Boston.  Wellesley has an excellent school system and three thriving colleges within its boundaries.  The Wellesley Free Library serves the Town of Wellesley through a main library and two branch libraries, with a unionized staff of 68.  Other relevant statistics include a budget of $2.25 million, annual circulation of 855,000, and a collection exceeding 300,000 items.  This library has a long history of providing high quality, innovative services.

The Director is the chief administrative and chief financial officer for the library and reports to the elected six member Board of Library Trustees.  The Director is responsible for all library operations including personnel administration, service delivery, financial management including budgeting, strategic planning and institutional advancement. He or she works closely with other Town departments, professional organizations, and other libraries.  The successful candidate will have proven experience as a library administrator, including demonstrated financial management abilities, the ability to articulate a vision for library service and inspire others, the capacity to interact effectively with multiple constituencies and to serve as the library's representative throughout the community.

Demonstrable leadership and skills in the areas of technology, long-range planning and personnel and financial management are essential.  The successful applicant will be an excellent communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills as well as possessing the personal qualities of integrity, dedication, energy, an entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm. Minimum requirements include a MLS from an ALA accredited school, six years of progressively responsible supervisory/management experience in a library setting. Salary range $75,000 to $115,000 commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. 

Please visit http://www.wellesleyfreelibrary.org/directorsearch.html for more information.  Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word or PDF document to hr@wellesleyma.gov by November 15, 2014.

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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

Apply for this position online.

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Assistant Director Library Media Services K-12, Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge, MA

The Cambridge Public Schools is a diverse, well-resourced urban public school district committed to the twin values of academic excellence and social justice.

The Assistant Director Library Media Services K-12 is a member of the district's Information, Communications, and Technology Services (ICTS) leadership team, and the district's Instructional Council, and reports to both the Chief Information Officer and the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. The Assistant Director serves as liaison between the ICTS department and school-level stakeholders and works collaboratively with teachers, school administrators and curriculum leaders to plan, direct, implement and evaluate the educational technology and library/media programs and resources that support student learning and achievement. Responsibilities include hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff, conducting professional development on the uses of various forms and classes of information, assisting school-based library media and educational technology teams on the development of instructional unit plans that address different student learning needs and that
integrate varied technology and information resources, work with Principals and school-based staff to monitor and implement the technology Acceptable Use Policy and Exploratory Skills and Processes (ESP) including copyright laws, proper use of technology, the Internet, and Web 2.0 resources, maintain and coordinates inventory, and participate in budgeting planning and implementation.

Minimum Qualifications: MLS degree, and five years related experience. Mass. DESE licensure: Library Media Specialist, and Supervisor/Director (Non-Core)

Salary:  $99,945 - $114,104

To Apply:  Apply online at the Cambridge Public Schools website, www.cpsd.us. Applications requested by October 30, 2014. This position is available January 1, 2015.

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Part Time Youth Services Librarian, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, MA

Duties: Part time position for a member of a team serving children from birth through high school.

Qualifications: The job requires familiarity with child and young adult development, literature, and programs, with focus on service that supports literacy and school curriculum. The ideal candidate is collaborative and communicative. Must embrace new technology and excel at teaching oneself and others new things. A good job for a curious, outgoing, experimental librarian who is opportunistic about inventing new ways for libraries to be of service to constituents.

Schedule: 10 hours per week, including evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Pay: $23.75-$27.89/hr, on a six-step scale.

Closing Date: Available immediately. Open until filled.

Send: Mail resume and letter of application to:

Sharon A. Gilley, Director
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880

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Full Time Youth Services Librarian, Young Adult Specialist, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, MA

Duties: Full time position for a member of a team serving children from birth through high school.

Qualifications: The job requires familiarity with child and young adult development, literature, and programs, with particular focus on service to middle school students that supports education and school curriculum. The ideal candidate is collaborative and communicative. Must embrace new technology and excel at teaching oneself and others new things. A good job for a curious, outgoing, experimental librarian who is opportunistic about inventing new ways for libraries to be of service to constituents.

Schedule: 35.5 hours per week, including evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Pay: $843.26-$990.31/week, on a six-step scale.

Closing Date: Available immediately. Open until filled.

Send: Mail resume and letter of application to:

Sharon A. Gilley, Director
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880

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Full Time Youth Services Librarian, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, MA

Duties: Full time position for a member of a team serving children from birth through high school.

Qualifications: The job requires familiarity with child and young adult development, literature, and programs, with focus on service that supports literacy and school curriculum. The ideal candidate is collaborative and communicative. Must embrace new technology and excel at teaching oneself and others new things. A good job for a curious, outgoing, experimental librarian who is opportunistic about inventing new ways for libraries to be of service to constituents.

Schedule: 35.5 hours per week, including evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Pay: $843.26-$990.31/week, on a six-step scale.

Closing Date: Available immediately. Open until filled.

Send: Mail resume and letter of application to:

Sharon A. Gilley, Director
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880

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Reference Librarian (part time), Newton Free Library, Newton, MA

Salary Range: $23.43/hour; Sunday time and a half

The Newton Free Library is the busiest single library location in Massachusetts and delivers a wide array of services and programming to the Newton Community. The Reference Department is seeking a customer service oriented team member to assist patrons with their varied information needs.

Answers reference questions in person, on the telephone, via email, text reference and real time. Enthusiastically instructs patrons in the use of all library resources and provides readers advisory service. Participates in department activities including class instruction and programming, keeps current with developing technology and Web 2.0 tools as they relate to reference and public service, updates and contributes to blogs and LibGuides, works on projects and other duties as assigned.

Hours: On-call weekday/evening and weekend hours

Qualifications: M.L.S. from an accredited library school, proficiency in automated systems, database and Internet searching and MS Office products. Familiar with HTML and blogs, LibGuides, Web 2.0 tools and developing technology. Strong customer service skills; reference experience; demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team setting, work positively with a diverse constituency and willingness to work on-call hours.

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

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

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Research & Instruction Librarians (2), Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Research, Instruction, & Outreach Librarian

Research, Instruction, & User Experience Librarian

https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/730

Position Details

Amherst College, a highly selective liberal-arts college, seeks two talented librarians for newly created positions in the library's Research & Instruction department. Amherst 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, are interested in mentoring a diverse student body, and/or who have a record of teaching a diverse student population.

As part of a collaborative and dynamic team of seven Research & Instruction librarians, both positions will teach in the library's program of course-integrated research instruction; build relationships with faculty, students, and staff to support their information needs; serve as subject librarian for several departments, acting as research instructor, liaison, and selector; and provide general research help and guide library users in identifying, retrieving, and evaluating information in all formats. Additionally, the Research, Instruction, & Outreach Librarian will focus on strategies to support student success through library instruction, resources, and services. The Research, Instruction, & User Experience Librarian will take the lead for R&I in working with other library departments to continuously assess research services, resources, and user experience.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates responsive, disciplinary-specific research instruction for classes; teaches how to use information in a variety of settings; and supports students pursuing independent research projects.
  • Serves as subject specialist and liaison to several academic departments in the humanities or social sciences, possibly in foreign languages/literature or disciplines with quantitative needs [may include Economics, Psychology, French, Spanish, Russian, or Math & Statistics, depending on strengths and fit]: provides in-depth consultations about resources and research strategies; develops and manages relevant collections in all formats; connects faculty and students with library services.
  • Provides research assistance in the main Robert Frost Library.
  • Incorporates emerging information technologies and new uses of resources in response to evolving patterns of publishing and information dissemination.
  • Actively participates in outreach activities, committees, and work groups of the Library, the College, Five Colleges, and at regional and national organizations.
  • Demonstrates and facilitates effective communication throughout the Library and across the College.

Additional areas of focus

Research, Instruction, & Outreach Librarian: Develops outreach strategies to promote library instruction, resources, and services; liaises with student groups and other departments and offices on campus supporting student success.

Research, Instruction, & User Experience Librarian: Takes the lead for R&I in working with other library departments to continuously assess research services, resources, and user experience; anticipates and supports changes in scholarly communication, including digital scholarship.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or foreign equivalent.
  • A history of excellent teaching; a commitment to undergraduates and undergraduate education; and a record of rapport and collaboration on assignments, course design, and pedagogical strategies.
  • Experience in an academic library or research institution with a focus on teaching, resource selection, or other public services.
  • Strong academic background and intellectual curiosity; additional graduate degree and fluency in a foreign language preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to advocate for the Library to a variety of constituents.
  • Commitment to work closely with colleagues, undergraduates, faculty, staff, and college administrators.
  • Willingness to tackle challenges in an academic library with energy and enthusiasm, showing patience, tact, and good humor in providing user-focused public service.
  • Competence and sensitivity in working at a college in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references at https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/730. A review of applications will begin October 17, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

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Information Resource Specialist, Bentley Staffing, New Haven, CT

Compensation: Based on Experience

Job Description:

The qualified individual will be required to perform diversified duties under general direction in order to maintain consistency and order amongst information research materials and documentation in the Information Resource Center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide document delivery (locate, purchase and deliver) to internal customers, locating information using print and electronic resources. Share department responsibility for developing the library collection and acquiring literature by providing recommendations to management on the most cost effective method. Recommend or select documents, videos, or recordings for acquisition, repair, replacement or destruction. Maintain collection of catalogs and manage distribution of books, periodicals, documents, and other published materials by tracking and adding materials as needed. Provide email alerts to electronic distribution list notifying recipients of current research available for purchase. May require coordination with Publisher. Provide recommendations to Library Web Master on content that would be valuable to customers to locate on the IRC Website. May support internal documentation and organize/maintain the coordinating files and archives (both electronic and hard copy) for specific projects or departments. Ensure that IRC generated documents are maintained in accordance with COV records retention policy. Collaborate with cross-GBU library staff to identify current technology improvements and provide recommendations to management on ways to expand and improve the IRC.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation. Continue to develop skills through additional training and educational programs

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education required/ preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Library and Information Science desirable

Experience: Experience in a fast-paced, high-volume document production environment or work experience in a library setting (preferably in the health-care industry)

Preferred Skills/Qualifications: Effective computer skills. Experience with regulatory and/or clinical documentation is a plus

Please email your resume to Christopher@BentleyStaffing.com to be considered for this opportunity.

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Law Firm Librarian, Bulkley Richardson, Springfield, MA

(Position open: September 29, 2014 until filled.)

Bulkley Richardson seeks a full-time solo law librarian for its offices in Springfield, Boston & Amherst. Primary location is in Springfield. Excellent salary and benefits package.

General Duties:

  • Responsible for the overall control of the firm's research collection in the Law Library, in attorneys' offices and online.
  • Plans for changes in research collections and services, prepares and monitors the Law Library's budget and bills.
  • Provides reference services and legal research for attorneys, paralegals and staff.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • MLS degree, or other advanced degree strongly preferred.
  • Three or more years of relevant experience in a law library or legal information center of a law firm or corporate setting.
  • Database research experience including Westlaw, PACER, IntelliConnect, BNA or RIA Checkpoint.
  • Relevant knowledge of legal research, non-legal sources, public records and corporate research.
  • Familiarity with legal and non-legal sources.
  •  Computer and technology skills including working knowledge of MS Office.

Desired:

  • JD with some practical experience.
  • Experience with DB/Text for Libraries.
  • Ability to implement new technologies.
  • Experience with intranet development and management.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.

Send cover letter and résumé to:
Patrick J. Hourihan, Executive Director Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, LLP P.O. Box 15507
Springfield, MA 01115-5507
(413) 781-2820
Email applications also acceptable to: phourihan@bulkley.com

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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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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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User Services Librarian, Rhode Island Historical Society Research Center, Providence, RI

The Rhode Island Historical Society seeks energetic, productive public service-oriented candidates for the position of User Services Librarian. Through the use of innovative approaches, emerging technology and good, old fashioned customer service, the User Services Librarian will work to improve customer-centered services and meet the needs of the variety of users for this private research center. The User Services Librarian will serve as a vital link between the public and the specialized library staff. An ability to make connections between research topics, facilitate research requests, and keep the Big Picture in mind is crucial to success in this position. Reporting to the Director for Collections, this position will provide leadership and oversight for User Experience services, which will include the primary functions of reference desk and virtual reference services, as well as serving on project teams within the RIHS. Strong organizational, communication and assessment skills are a must, and the successful candidate will have broad responsibility for ensuring that the library goes the extra mile to surpass the needs of its users creatively, efficiently, and effectively.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will bring a deep understanding of and experience in addressing the challenges facing research facilities today, including rapid changes in technology; the storage and delivery of analog and digital information; creative and efficient use of physical spaces; and changing perceptions of the role of private libraries and museums in the education sector.

MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program and 5 to 7 years experience in a public service position at a research library required. Background and interest in American history or Rhode Island history preferred. Some weekend and evening hours. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have good computer skills especially with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Manual dexterity, including hand/eye coordination and ability to handle books, manuscripts, images, and other paper-based collections.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Rate of Pay

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and based on funding for similar positions at like organizations. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; health insurance (medical, dental, and vision offered); long-term disability and life insurance program; pension.

The Rhode Island Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.

To Apply

Email letter, resume/CV and names of three references to: jobs@rihs.org with User Services Librarian in subject line. Applications close October 17.

No phone calls, please.

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Customer Service Bibliographer, YBP Library Services, Contoocook, NH

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide a full range of customized support services to assigned library customers, primarily by responding to written and telephone inquiries, researching and addressing any problems and communicating all of YBP's capabilities. Act as primary point of contact for all customers and respond to inquiries about all services, both US and UK, including firm and continuation orders, approval processes, print and digital products, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(The following statements describe the general nature of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Additional duties may be assigned by Management.)

  • For assigned group of customers serve as primary service contact on the phone and by email. 
  • Communicate information regarding customer account to Sales, Marketing, Operations, etc.
  • Interact with other departments to solve problems and to prevent customer errors.
  • Write, revise and maintain Memos of Agreement for assigned list of customers.
  • Utilize the Profiling Decision Support (PDS) database to support customer profiles.
  • Respond to all customer requests quickly, accurately and thoroughly in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • Troubleshoot digital and print acquisition issues and related technical services such as cataloging records and electronic invoicing.
  • Assist in the development of PDS to reflect changing customer needs.
  • Participate in retrospective selection work and special project management.
  • Provide GOBI training to customers as needed via phone or webinar, and educate customers about YBP services. Look for and develop potential growth opportunities within existing accounts.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree required and equivalent library/vendor knowledge preferred. MLS degree desirable. Experience or knowledge of book trade or library function a plus.
  • Ability to work on the AS400.
  • Broad understanding of LC, Dewey, and NLM classifications and awareness and understanding of digital content.
  • Strong service orientation and positive attitude.
  • Word, Excel and Access experience.
  • Telephone and e-mail business etiquette skills.
  • Strong service orientation and skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to do presentations.
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently and/or as part of a team
  • Ability to spend the majority of day working at a PC.
  • Ability to communicate cross-organizationally.
  • Ability to analyze approval plan performance, identify problems, suggest remedies and solutions.
  • For International bibliographers some foreign language requirements may apply.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally sit, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, and lift/move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision requirements include close, and color vision in order to view CRT/PC screens and read written reports.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should log into www.btol.com and click on the careers link and then under location search for positions in Contoocook, NH.

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Web Services Specialist, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA

Join the Newton Free Library's tech team and be part of a reference department that is expanding the envelope of library user experience with hands on classes, STEAM & Maker programming and user focused web services.

 Position Responsibilities: The Web Services Specialist will be responsible for the Library's digital initiatives and online resources in order to improve access to the collection, promote the library in the community and expand patrons' online experience. Manage and expand the library's responsive web site. Other responsibilities include develop staff resources, re-organize and redesign the existing website, and explore social networking platforms as a means of interacting with patrons. Also participates in regular patron instruction in both library and general tech topics to keep people up in developing technologies. Help launch new initiatives in digitizing the Library's collection and online information portals. This position emphasizes the use of web programming to modernize the Library's online presence.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering or master's degree in Information Science or similar field. Strong communication skills required. 2+ years' experience administering website, developing web pages using coding software and languages and developing web applications (PHP/ my SQL, ASP/Access, etc.) are also required. Demonstrated ability to take over a large code base and manage updates. Experience delivering library-focused web resources (Digital Library programs, etc.) a plus.

Compensation: $49,539-$64,450

Job Status: Full Time, Salary

Reference Number: 0096-2014

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Emailresumes@newtonma.gov

Contact Phone: 617-796-1260

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Library Assistant, Reference and Information Services, Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill, MA

Duties/Description:

Performs all duties related to providing excellent information and reference service to library patrons. Assists patrons in the use of the library, including but not limited to, reference questions, reader's advisory, and use of equipment and materials. Instructs patrons in use of all library electronic resources, including the Internet, library databases, and online catalog. Helps maintain, organize, and present all nonfiction, periodical, and audio-visual materials in the adult collection, subject to approval by the Reference and Information Services Department Head. May be asked to help organize and staff Special Collections.

Qualifications:

We are looking for someone energetic, enthusiastic, friendly, and helpful. You will be joining a highly experienced Reference staff committed to excellent customer service and remaining on the cutting edge.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • experience working in a diverse, urban environment
  • ability to work well as a team member and independently
  • enthusiasm about discovering new products and services
  • a great sense of humor
  • flexibility
  • strong tech skills

A BA/BS in a relevant field plus applicable experience will be considered, a MLS from an ALA accredited institution is strongly preferred.

Salary:

$634.52-$756.81/week, steps on city pay scale

Closing Date:

October 7, 2014

Send:

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Sarah Moser, Interim Director
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
smoser@mvlc.org 

Email submissions strongly encouraged

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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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Library Media Specialist, Regional School Unit #13, Rockland, ME

Regional School Unit #13 (Serving the towns of Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, St. George, So. Thomaston, Thomaston)

Hiring full-time and part-time positions.

Maine DOE Certification 071 and Maine Criminal History Records Check required.

A teaching application is available on our website, www.rsu13.org, or by calling Human Resources at 207-596-2002.

Please submit application and required materials to:

RSU #13
Attn:  Human Resources
28 Lincoln Street
Rockland, ME 04841

or via email to employment@rsu13.org

EOE

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Assistant Director, Alumnae/i Relations, Simmons College, Boston, MA

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Alumnae/i Relations serves as an essential member of the Alumnae/i Relations team in support of increasing alumnae/i/ student engagement, communications and philanthropic support.

The Assistant Director will actively participate in the strategy, planning and execution of the office; develop productive working relationships with members of student life, career services, athletics departments, presidents office, advancement team and other staff and faculty throughout the College as necessary.

Essential Functions

Provide Clerical Support for the Undergraduate Alumnae Association Executive Board:

  • Schedule and staff board meetings.
  • Provide logistical support for meetings, including securing meeting space, parking tickets, catering, media, and day of materials.
  • Provide clerical support for board committees
  • Maintain association financial records in partnership with Alumnae Association Executive Committee.
  • Manage relationship with all Alumnae Association benefit partners;
    • AHI Travel
    • Liberty Mutual Insurance
    • The Harvard Club
  • Implement data preparation for benefit mailings. 
  • Coordinate all awards associated with the undergraduate Alumnae Association.
  • Oversee awards communication and logistics in collaboration with the Awards Committee, Donor Relations and Events team.

Engage Future Philanthropists:

  • Collaborate with internal campus partners to create program opportunities for current students and alumnae/i.
  • Connect students and student groups with alumnae/i mentors.
  • Cultivate opportunities for alumnae/i to return to Simmons as speakers, panelists, and event attendees at departmental and student sponsored events.  
  • Assist with student event communications and logistics that include alumnae/i and provide guidance and support as needed to student leaders.
  • Maintain knowledge of departmental and college-wide activities to be an effective ambassador and communicator to internal partners and external constituents.
  • Assist the Associate Director in coordinating regional engagement and leadership plan for young alumnae/i and future philanthropists.

Coordinate Inbound Alumnae/i Communications for the Simmons Website and Magazine to include but not limited to:

  • Collect and edit Class Notes.
  • Collect in memoriam submissions.
  • Send class note and in memoriam database updates to Advancement Services. 

Manage Alumnae/Student Mentoring Opportunities:

  • Oversee the Success Connection mentoring program for undergraduate seniors. 
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and program logistics for Success Connection mentees (seniors).
  • Assist with the Undergraduate and Graduate Alumnae/i Association's alumnae/i mentoring program development and planning.
  • Work with field staff to identify alumnae/i prospects to serve as mentors for both undergraduate and graduate schools to increase engagement and inspire philanthropy.  
  • Serve as the OAR liaison to the Career Education Center

Qualifications:

The Assistant Director must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and writing skills, remain highly organized and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with speed and accuracy both independently and as part of a team.  Possess keen attention to detail. 

Utilize College resources to effectively administer projects and programs.

Ability to set priorities and manage multiple activities simultaneously under tight deadlines.  Must be motivated to learn and flexible to change

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Library Director, Palmer Public Library, Palmer, MA

Creative, energetic leader with strong public service orientation needed to direct all phases of operations in a busy vibrant library, recently expanded to 30,000 square feet on 3 floors; experienced staff of 9 FT and PT personnel; serving a town of 12,000 people centrally located in the scenic Quaboag Valley; annual circulation of 141,838 in FY 12; member of CWMARS network using Evergreen open source software. Knowledge of administrative practices, budget management, and library technology, plus ability to work well with public officials and community organizations required. Requires MLS degree from an ALA accredited program, plus 5 years minimum experience in a leadership position. Competitive salary and benefits. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Email cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references to: presidentppl@palmer.lib.ma.us

Palmer (MA) Public Library web site: www.palmer.lib.ma.us

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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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Children's Librarian I, Connolly Branch, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

The Organization 
A leading American historian has called the Boston Public Library (BPL) one of the five great libraries of the world. Over 3.5 million people visit the Boston Public Library every year to use its collection of twenty two million books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, prints, drawings and other items. Another eight million people connect with the BPL through its website www.bpl.org to use its services and the growing collection of electronic resources, downloadable media and digitized rare books, maps and manuscripts.

Among its preeminent collections, the BPL holds a First Folio by William Shakespeare; original music scores by Mozart, Prokofiev and others; and the personal library of President John Adams. In addition, the BPL is home to the renowned Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which includes over 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases from all over the world. Over 10,000 programs and classes attract thousands of residents from across diverse neighborhoods and cultural groups. Award winning online and in-library homework assistance sessions, literacy classes, author programs and computer training sessions are also a popular draw.

The BPL is a department of the municipal government of Boston and a statutory charitable organization governed by a board of nine Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

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

Salary: $44,566 - 60,099, DOQ. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education - A master's degree in library science from an accredited library school. Courses in children's literature and/or work, taken for credit, at an accredited library school. Storytelling courses and/or experience desirable.

Experience - Knowledge of children's literature including bibliographic tools and sources pertaining to children's literature and work; knowledge of the techniques of programming for children; interest in children and in library work with children; willingness and ability to develop strong interactive community relationships; willingness to assume responsibility and carry out assignments independently; good oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to search the Internet and other electronic databases; ability to work well with staff and public; initiative, dependability, good judgment, tact, courtesy.

Requirements

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  • CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

Deadline for application: September 30, 2014

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

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Library 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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Chief Records Officer, VT State Archives & Records Administration, Middlesex, VT

If you love records management in the government sector and have strong analytical skills, this may be the job for you!

The Vermont State Archives & Records Administration (VSARA) has an excellent opportunity for an experienced records and information manager to lead and administer the State's records management program. The Chief Records Officer is responsible for developing, implementing and delivering a full range of statewide programs and services, including record schedules, policies and procedures. He or she initiates and sustains cooperative relationships with a wide range of state and local public agencies on records management and information technology projects, especially those with complicated and complex issues for which there may be few, if any, precedents. Specialized records analysis and technical work experience, including considerable knowledge of current and emerging technologies for managing public records and data in compliance with state and Federal laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and professional standards, is required.

Reference Job ID # 615643. Location: Middlesex. Status: Full time. Application Deadline: September 29, 2014

Please visit our website for more information: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/archives-records/about-us/jobs.aspx

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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 Executive Director, Merrimack Valley Library Consortium, North Andover, MA

The Assistant Executive Director has a unique opportunity to effect a positive change on MVLC's user support operations. This will have a profound impact on the consortiums relations with its member library community  As the go-to person for the Executive Director he/she will think creatively to solve problems while coordinating all day‐to‐day user services operations, training workshops, and other user support programs. The Assistant Executive Director consults with member library staff and consortia user groups to determine how well their automation needs are being met.  The Assistant Executive Director collaborates with the Executive Director, MVLC user groups, and the MVLC Executive Committee in the development and implementation of long and short range strategic plans. The Assistant Executive Director will act in the place of the Executive Director in the absence of same.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will assume duties of the Executive Director in absence of same in overseeing daily operations and assigned duties.
  • Supervises help desk staff and cataloging staff.  Directs and oversees technology services staff in all activities related to customer support operations.
  • Designs and evaluates consortia wide staff training and documentation for new and existing technologies (Integrated Library System, eContent, Internet services, etc.).  Designs and evaluates training documentation for member libraries to use with patrons.
  • Provides direct consultation and troubleshooting to library staff relative to their use of the automation systems.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director, Assistant Director for Technology Services, and appropriate member library user groups in the analysis, evaluation, implementation, configuration, and selection of automation products and services that benefit member libraries.
  • Oversight, selection, and management of the consortium's trouble ticketing system.  Provides the Executive Director and appropriate committees coherent statistics related to the ticketing system.
  • Designs and publishes public relations articles and the network's newsletter. Updates MVLC Membership Directory.  Develops and maintains MVLC's public and internal web sites and wikis.
  • Attends appropriate committee meetings and serves as liaison for network staff and member libraries for all user applications.
  • Advises and assists in the planning and implementation of grant proposals.
  • Ensures that the consortium staff is providing effective communication and quality customer service to member libraries. Effectively cooperates and communicates with fellow coworkers, vendors, and patrons.
  • Responsible for consortia wide development of eContent collections.  Provides member libraries with detailed evaluation, documentation, training, and statistics for shared eContent Collections.
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned; may include some night and weekend duties.

Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited MLS
  • Three to five years public service and automation experience, including supervisory and administrative
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven customer service orientation
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Knowledge of PC environment
  • Public library experience desirable

Work Environment:

General office environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting.  Requires operation of vehicle to attend off site meetings.

The noise level in the work environment is low.  Moderate levels of stress may occur.

Physical Demands:

May spend extended periods at workstations performing tasks requiring eye-hand coordination, finger dexterity, and extensive keyboarding and viewing of computer screens.  Requires ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.  Answer telephones and maintain multiple files.  Periods of standing may be required during training sessions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary Range

$66,924 - $88,780, in ten steps

Application Submittal

Please email a resume, cover letter, and the names, addresses, telephone number, and email address of three professional references to: 
Eric Graham, Executive Director
Merrimack Valley Library Consortium
egraham@mvlc.org

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