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School Librarian – McLean High School – McLean, VA

Blog - MLS - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 15:47

McLean High School, McLean, VA. has on opening for a school librarian.  The position as a high school librarian consists in the planning, collaboration, and teaching information & visual  literacy lessons based on the various departments/courses curricula.  Ability to manage students in both an instructional setting, and the general library.  The candidate should possess effective communication skills, and be an active reader advisor.   The high school librarian will respond to and/or initiate reference inquiries from students, faculty, and staff.  The candidate will assist the head librarian in collection development, and daily work the circulation desk.

  The candidate will support the FCPS mission to “inspire, enable, and empower students to meet high academic standards, lead ethical lives, and demonstrate responsible citizenship.”

All applicants must meet the certification requirements of the commonwealth of Virginia. Detailed information is available from the Virginia Department of Education online at: http://careers.fcps.edu/vdoe_licensure.htm

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Electronic Records Specialist – State of Texas – Austin, TX

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 16:40
Division: Archives and Information Services Position Title: Electronic Records Specialist Work Location: 1201 Brazos – Austin, TX 78701 Working Hours: M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm Salary Group: B-18 Classification No. 1571/Program Specialist II Job Posting No. FY15-044 Monthly Salary: $4,075 – $4,33200/Month Date Job Available: 09/2015

Supplemental Data Form (Word 97 document)
Applicant must submit Supplemental Data Form, along with State of Texas Application, to be considered for the position.

SUMMARY

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work for the State Archives.  Work involves planning  and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, other divisions and governmental agencies regarding the preservation and transfer of electronic records into the Texas Digital Archive.  Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL TASKS

  • Ensures the preservation and access to electronic records accessioned into the State Archives, including: appraisal, coordination of data conversion and migration and description of records series.
  • Provides consultative services and technical assistance to state government agencies and affiliated programs on issues related to the transfer, preservation, and accessibility of electronic records and content
  • Assists with developing program policies, procedures, standards and manuals in accordance with program objectives and goals related to the Texas Digital Archive
  • Prepares technical reports related to electronic records and the Texas Digital Archive.
  • Assists in responding to Public Information Act requests for electronic records
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attend work regularly and in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies; and
  • Comply with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct.

OTHER TASKS

  • Research, write and/or prepare grant proposals, materials, reports, and articles for publication or presentation;
  • Conducts special projects
  • Represents the agency on national and statewide working groups, committees, and task forces.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with six hours of graduate course work in archival administration, information technology, or related discipline.
  • Two years of full-time experience working with electronic records or digital content in an archival environment.
  • Experience with standard desktop software.
  • Knowledge of archival systems, hardware and software used for electronic imaging systems, document management systems, and personal computers.
  • Knowledge of archival techniques, electronic records preservation practices, systems analysis, data management, imaging practices, email retention, emerging electronic technologies, and component hardware/software.
  • Ability to analyze data, to formulate conclusions, and to write well organized and grammatically correct. reports/correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively explain complex archival and information technology issues to staff, associates, government entities and the public.
  • Ability to work well with a wide variety of persons in and outside the division.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in library science, archival administration, or information technology
  • Professional experience managing electronic records or digital content in an archival environment.
  • Working knowledge of state government organizational structures, operations and functions.
  • Professional level experience in appraisal of electronic archival records.
  • Experience in the application of automated information management systems to library, archival, records management, or business problems.
  • Experience in responding to Texas Public Information Act requests.
  • Experience providing consultative services on electronic records preservation or transfer.
  • Experience writing grant proposals
  • Certified Archivist or Certified Records Manager designation desirable.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Submission of college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Portfolio of writing samples, one of which must be technical writing regarding electronic record issues
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and will be required to occasionally travel by personal auto and commercial
  • Criminal history check will be required of successful applicant
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds of work related materials
  • Ability to occasionally work overtime, including night and weekends.

SUPERVISION

Reports to Assistant Director, Archives and Information Services Division
This position has no supervisory responsibilities

For more information and to apply visit https://www.tsl.texas.gov/jobs/elres.html

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Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special Collections – Olin Library, Washington University – St. Louis, MO

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 16:35
Essential Functions

The Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special Collections is responsible for the stewardship and promotion of archival collections. Under the direction of the Associate University Librarian, this position will work closely with curators in the department and oversee collection management and outreach activities.  In addition, this position is responsible for collecting and developing community-based archival collections.

The incumbent will be responsible for providing leadership for collection management and outreach activities in Special Collections to include supervising professional and non-professional staff; Will actively engage with internal and external University constituencies to acquire and develop community-based archival collections related to St. Louis; Works with department Curators to assess and sustain vision for the responsible stewardship, promotion and innovative use of Special Collections; Works with University Libraries’ promotional departments to coordinate and deliver effective outreach programming and services; and Works with University Libraries’ technology departments and other campus groups to define, develop and deliver the necessary technical infrastructure to support unit workflows and activities.

 

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or Master’s degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences with archival-related coursework or professional development.
  • Three to five years of experience working with archival collections in multiple formats.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting outreach such as reference, instruction and exhibits
  • Demonstrated experience working with content management system(s) and related databases
  • Experience working effectively with and collaboratively with peers, donors, collectors and scholars
  • Knowledge of archival theory and practice and understanding of emerging trends in related technological applications
  • Knowledge of metadata standards and schema including but not limited to DACS, EAD, MODS, METS, Dublin Core, etc.
  • Excellent written communication and public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service
  • Advanced computer literacy and basic understanding of computer hardware and software
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prefer both degrees: MLS from ALA accredited school and MA/ MS degree in a subject area
  • Demonstrated experience with supervision in an academic setting
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership roles in projects that advance the library/ archive profession
  • Experience with digitization and born digital content
Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

Benefits
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • 22 vacation days
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Sick Time
  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Other Benefits

Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)

EOE Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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Assistant Head of Access Services – Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University – New Haven, CT

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 16:30

For more information and to apply, please go to http://www.yale.edu/jobs and search for STARS Requisition Number 33445BR.

Position Focus:

Reporting to the Head of Access Services, the Assistant Head of Access Services directs day-to-day unit operations in a department which provides frontline services to over 2,000 researchers, supervises 8,000 visits, retrieves nearly 20,000 items for patrons, staff, and events, coordinates nearly 600 classroom sessions, and processes nearly 2,000 reproduction requests annually. Trains, evaluates, motivates, and develops 17 clerical and technical staff.  Fosters a creative, collaborative, and team oriented work-environment and facilitates communication and coordination within Beinecke and the University Library. Ensures positive patron interactions with frontline public services staff by maintaining strong knowledge of Beinecke’s collections and policies.   Actively participates in reference activities in collaboration with the reference librarian and other curatorial staff.  Collaborates with technical services staff to facilitate access to collections.  Works with other Access Services units across the Yale University Library System to coordinate access services policies, improve services, and facilitate a common user experience.

The Assistant Head of Access Services must have a strong commitment to public service, a proven ability to interact effectively and productively with diverse individuals and groups, and an understanding of and commitment to the role of technology in special collections. The incumbent will provide leadership, instill high standards of service and administer the department’s resources to provide excellent services.

Provides assistance as necessary for other library programs — outreach, instruction, orientations, exhibitions, and tours. Contributes to long range departmental planning.  Represents the department and Library in the academic and professional community by serving on various committees and task forces.  Acts as Department Head in the absence of the Head.  Will be expected to cover some evening hours. Is expected to be active professionally.

Essential Duties

1. May be responsible for staffing and services in the following areas: information desk, circulation, course reserves (electronic and print), resource sharing, stacks maintenance, privileges, security, and/or oversight of and liaison for facilities operations.

2. Participates in hiring, training, coaching and evaluating the work of access services staff members.

3. Participates in planning and implementing new services, and supporting and improving existing services.

4. Responsible for ensuring consistency in service quality, policy interpretation, and following procedures.

5. Works with vendors or other units that support library operations, such as technical services, collection development, Library IT, facilities maintenance, and security.

6. Participates in departmental library access services program planning.

7. Participates in library system-wide planning, committees, and work groups, and engages in campus, regional, and national professional organizations and collaborative activities. Participates in professional activities outside of Yale and monitors developments and best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of Yale’s collections and research support services.

8. May be required to assist with disaster recovery efforts.

9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience

1. Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for a master’s degree in library science.

2. Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.

3. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.

4. Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations.

5. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.

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
Required Skill/Ability 1:

Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated skills supervising staff and managing services. Demonstrated
background in public services.
Strong commitment to service and ability to work with a diverse community.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Excellent management skills with a strong commitment to fostering growth
and development of others.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Demonstrated ability to identify and analyze problems, especially in the
context of technology.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively to develop
productive partnerships within/across organizations. Effective ability in
developing innovative processes and solutions with a team-based approach.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

2-5 years professional experience.
Experience in a labor union environment.
Experience working with special collections
Experience working with Aeon including creating documentation and
implementation.
Knowledge of one foreign language

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ARCHIVIST II – State of Utah – Salt Lake City, UT

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 16:21

Job Description
Incumbents in this job provide records management services to State agencies including the identification, description, appraisal, scheduling and classification of records series and agency records management systems in accordance with State Archives policies; assistance and training of agency records officers and others regarding all aspects of records management, as well as the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA); acquisition of electronic records and development of an electronic records program; and maintenance and revision of the state general records retention schedules. Necessary skills include an ability to effectively interact with state employees assigned to records-related duties, training skills, writing skills, outreach and customer service skills, and an ability to perform legal and general research. Must be comfortable working with databases, websites, and other electronic records information.

Preference may be given to applicants with a degree in Library and Information Science, Political Science, or History.

DHRM Rules apply for promotions/transfers.
ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.

Example of Duties:

  • Coordinates and/or acts as a liaison between agency or work unit and other agencies, work units, organizations, suppliers, etc.
  • Advises and trains government agency records managers on proper information governance.
  • Acts as a resource to provide information or determine the most effective way of meeting the needs of management, staff, clients or customers.
  • Provides technical assistance on agency issues, services, program(s), and/or computer hardware and software, etc.
  • Analyzes and describes governmental processes and records in conjunction with records managers in governmental agencies.

Typical Qualifications:
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

  • principles, theories, and practices of archiving and records management
  • deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
  • speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
  • laws governing access to public and private records (Government Records Access and Management Act)
  • communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
  • understand and apply knowledge of database and website management
  • research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information
  • develop and/or implement new policies/procedures/standards and/or rules/regulations

Supplemental Information:

  • Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
  • Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs) in recurring manner and/or long periods of time.
  • Occasional exposure to hazardous materials (i.e., hanta virus) is possible while working in records storage areas that have been contaminated by rodent contact. Appropriate materials are provided as needed to minimize risk.
  • Occasional lifting of Records Center boxes.

For more information and to apply visit http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/

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Associate University Archivist – Duke Medical Center Archives – Durham, NC

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 16:15

The Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives acquires, preserves, and makes accessible Medical Center records with permanent historical and research value. The Associate Archivist will work with Duke Medicine departments to transfer archival materials in a timely manner and process these materials according to national and local standards. Additional responsibilities include creating finding aids to provide access to the materials, and assisting the Assistant Director in providing access to departmental holdings. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Medical Center Archives. For more information about the Medical Center Archives, please visit: https://archives.mc.duke.edu.

Responsibilities:

Collection Development

  • Serves as outreach liaison to Medical Center departments and
    offices to acquire materials and develop collections;
  • Works to establish and develop relationships with department
    contacts for regular records transfers;
  • Serves as records management resource for departments and programs advising on retention and disposition of Duke Medicine archival and historical records;
  • Coordinates accessioning of all incoming records;
  • Analyzes materials and makes recommendations on long-term disposition of archival collections.

Collections Processing

  • Processes existing and newly acquired archival and manuscript collections;
  • Supervises processing projects assigned to Archives’ interns;
  • Recognizes and restricts confidential information according to the FERPA, HIPPA, and Medical Center policies on access to records;
  • Analyzes acquisitioned materials at a basic level to determine their organization, preservation, and description needs;
  • Assists Assistant Director with circulating materials to and from their department of origin;
  • Analyzes archival materials in order to address preservation needs;
  • Makes recommendations on processing priorities;
  • Provides pertinent information to the Assistant Director to disseminate information about new accessions and newly processed collections to Library staff and the general public;
  • Oversees collections and stacks management and environmental conditions;
  • Maintains and updates inventory of Library owned artwork.

Encoding

  • Acts as departmental point person on collection encoding and
    description;
  • Prepares descriptive tools for preliminary inventories and completes finding aids for collections;
  • Works cooperatively with Technical Services staff of the University Archives and the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library in applying local, state, and regional procedures for encoding finding aids in EAD;
  • Works with the Director and Library staff to develop and implement controlled vocabularies and descriptive practices.

Research and Reference

  • Provides in-person and remote reference requests in the absence of the Assistant Director;
  • Works with the Assistant Director to plan, prepare, and publicize exhibits featuring Archives’ holdings;
  • Works with the Assistant Director to plan, organize, and promote Archives-related public programming;
  • Contributes to Archives blog, newsletter, and website;
  • Recommends, leads, and works on other special projects.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library Science, Information Science, Archival Management, Public History and/or advanced degree in appropriate subject field; knowledge of standard archival procedures, DACS, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and EAD; familiarity and comfort with relevant technology and discovery tools; strong project management skills; ability to communicate effectively with users and donors, and to work in a team environment; ability to lift 40 pounds; ability to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible.

Preferred:
Work experience in an archives/special collections environment and/or direct experience in two or more of the required skills, including archival fieldwork or internships; working knowledge of MARC cataloging and Medical Subject Headings; knowledge of health sciences information resources, familiarity with health sciences disciplines, and a broad understanding of trends in academic medical libraries and archives; professionally active.

To apply:
Please complete both steps:

  1. Email cover letter, resume, and references to
    Russell.Koonts@duke.edu with the subject
    line “Application for Job 401001562.”
  2. Please visit: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/apply/external.php and search for the position using the job requisition number 401001562 and apply online through Duke’s Human Resources portal.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the
position is filled.

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Library Technician (Vertical Files/Non-Print Materials) – National Gallery of Art -

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 16:04
The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for a student assistant position in the Reader Services Department.    Library Technician (Vertical Files/Non-Print Materials)   The primary purpose of the position is to assist with the maintenance, development, and consultation of the vertical files and non-print collections.   Duties include preparing newly acquired materials for the vertical files and non-print collections, preparing bibliographic records using an online catalog, and assisting with the organization and use of both collections by Gallery staff and outside readers.     Knowledge and Skills:   Applicants should have a basic knowledge of library collections and online catalogs, familiarity with using personal computers, an ability to type and file accurately, and an ability to work cooperatively with other staff members and library patrons. Reading knowledge of a Western European language (French, German, or Italian) is desirable.   Qualifications:   In order to qualify for this position, applicants must be registered at least as a half-time student, and be able to provide certification of student status, including a current class schedule. Work schedules will be determined to accommodate the student’s class schedule and the Library’s work requirements. The position is limited to 20 hours per week while classes are in session; full-time employment is available during semester and summer breaks. The incumbent earns sick and annual leave based on the amount of hours worked.   Interested applicants should send résumés and any inquiries by email to:   Lamia Doumato, Head of Reader Services National Gallery of Art Library email: l-doumato@nga.gov

 

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Intern – Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland, College Park – College Park, MD

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:53

Post Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2015
Closing Date: Sunday, September 20, 2015

Position Description:

Special Collections in Performing Arts (SCPA) is home to the Official Records of the Music Library Association, which encourages and promotes the activities of music libraries, archives, and documentation centers in supporting and facilitating the realization of projects in music bibliography, music documentation, and music library and information science at national and international levels. The intern will gain experience with archival appraisal, arrangement, description, and preservation through undertaking the processing of MLA’s 330+ linear feet of records. One result will be the composition of a multi-level finding aid. Interested parties should have some familiarity with music, and have completed some course work in archives. Ideally, the intern will have a professional desire to work in music archives or libraries.

This is a 500 hour paid internship designed to take place during the academic year of 2015/2016 co-funded by the Music Library Association and SCPA. Hours are relatively flexible.

Contact: Vincent J. Novara
Email: vnovara@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-9220
Website: http://www.lib.umd.edu/spca

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Clinical Informationist – University of Virginia Health Sciences Library – Charlottesville, VA

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:50
Deadline Open until filled Date Posted August 26, 2015 Type Non tenure track Salary Commensurate with experience Employment Type Full-time

The University of Virginia Health Sciences Library seeks a clinical informationist passionate about service.  This position will support clinical departments evidence-based practice needs through information discovery, instruction, and consultation. This position is also expected to expand traditional clinical support by developing new services that align with the Health Systems commitment to becoming the safest place to work and receive care.  The clinical informationist will work with clinical teams to establish and evaluate best practice standards, conduct grey literature searches, and participate in interpretation and analysis.  Candidates need not have experience in all areas, just a willingness to learn.

The successful candidate must have a masters degree in either Library Science (ALA accredited), Public Health, Nursing, or other master’s degree combined with relevant work experience.  Preference will be given to candidates who have a familiarity with quality improvement methods, scientific methodologies, or health information resources.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0616977.  Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  The position will remain open to applications until filled.  Applications received before September 30, 2015 will receive priority.

For further information about the position and application process, please contact Bart Ragon at br5n@virginia.edu or (434) 243-6058.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000896580-01?cid=ja#sthash.ejbI9TTC.dpuf

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Chief Librarian – Borough of Manhattan CC / CUNY – New York, NY

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 14:51

ISSUE DATE: 06/09/2015

CLOSING DATE: Open Until filled

GENERAL DUTIES:

The Chief Librarian / Assistant Administrator manages one or more key administrative functions. He/she develops, implements, and assesses programs and services to produce high-quality results and meet strategic goals.  He/she also coordinates activities among different units, and with areas outside the College, and may oversee staff, budget, operations, and facilities.

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION:

The Chief Librarian will lead a faculty and staff of 15 full-time instructional staff members and eleven part-time staff, with a collection of approximately 500,000 print and digital items.  The BMCC library serves a diverse campus of approximately 26,000 students and over 600 full-time faculty and 1200 adjunct faculty.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, the Chief Librarian will provide strategic direction and vision for the Library. In collaboration with the University Librarian and other CUNY library leaders, the Chief Librarian participates in the development of cooperative library services within CUNY.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

This position is in CUNY’s Executive Compensation Plan.  All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ related experience.  Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree with an additional Master’s degree in an academic field and a minimum of ten years related experience, established record of scholarly and professional achievement, demonstrated knowledge of traditional library functioning emerging technologies, trends in higher education and their impact on library services, experience with assessment and strategic planning in academia, excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, evidence of effective resource management and demonstrative experience with library planning and innovations.  Doctoral degree preferred. Experience in tenure-bearing institutions and supervision of faculty and significant experience in an academic or research library preferred.

SALARY:

Commensurate with experience

Click here to apply:
https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

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Public Services Librarian – Stevenson University – Stevenson, MD

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 12:41
Position Summary
The Librarian, Public Services provides reference and instruction services on a broad range of subject areas to Stevenson University students, faculty and staff either in-person or virtually and serves as a liaison to one or more academic departments. Oversees collection maintenance and day-to-day operations at the School of Business and Leadership (SBL) Library.

Education/Experience Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program plus one year of experience, preferably in a public services department of an academic library or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with online learning preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies in libraries and trends in social media.
  • Proficient developing, managing, and using social media.
  • Ability to perform information literacy instruction.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality and experience with people of diverse educational, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, peers and professional contacts.
  • Proven leadership, excellent communication skills and the ability to work with students,faculty, staff, peers, and professional contacts.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Ability to travel between campuses.

Physical Requirements
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, keyboarding, and repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Position requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time and the ability to speak clearly and effectively for an extended period of time. Requires physical abilities consistent with a busy office environment on a university campus. Daily work with computers, monitors, copy machines and other office equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Provide general and virtual information, research and reference services. Respond to requests for information and research assistance from Stevenson University students, faculty and staff through a variety of communications media (in person, phone, e-mail, chat, text).
  • Oversee routine functions at the School of Business Library under the direction of the School of Business Librarian.
  • Plan, teach and assess information literacy instruction in collaboration with faculty.
  • Serve as liaison to one or more academic departments.
  • Locate and create digital content to support academic instruction.
  • Plan, develop and provide online and in-person instruction and reference services.
  • Develop course-related online tutorials and guides.
  • Answer patron questions and provide basic technical support such as logging into wireless networks, printing problems, photocopy help, etc.
  • Perform circulation services, as needed, including assisting patrons and keeping statistics.
  • Explain library policies and procedures to university community.
  • Work on reference desk and cover chat and AskUs services on a rotating basis.
  • Develop and maintain a social media program that promotes the library.
  • Assist Library Director with strategic planning for the future growth and development of library services at all Stevenson University campuses.
  • Contribute to professional activities within the academic library community.

For more information and to apply visit https://stevenson.peopleadmin.com/postings/2727

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IT Project Senior Manager – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 11:56
Job Summary

The Department of Learning Health Sciences (DLHS) at the University of Michigan Medical School is a first-of-its-kind basic science department focused on the learning sciences within health at all levels of scale: individuals, teams, organizations, and large-scale systems that span states and nations. The department has three divisions: (1) The Division of Learning and Knowledge Systems primarily focuses on learning at higher levels of scale. (2) The Division of Professional Education primarily addresses learning by individuals and teams in preparation for careers as healthcare providers. (3) The Clinical Simulation Center focuses on learning by individuals and teams in environments with advanced simulation technology that model the real world of clinical practice. For more information about the department, see LHS.medicine.umich.edu/. 

The Department of Learning Health Sciences is seeking a Project Manager to oversee a number of key software development and systems integration projects for the Division of Learning and Knowledge Systems. The Project Manager will focus on two major projects: establishing the infrastructure for the University of Michigan to participate in the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network funded by PCORI (www.pcori.org) and guiding development of the Technical Learning Platform, a key initiative among the department’s overall Learning Health System activities. Across these two projects, responsibilities will include: identifying, planning and prioritizing work activities across the simultaneous, related technical projects; evaluating the interconnectedness of tasks and objectives; charting potential paths forward and justifying support for specific next action steps; mobilizing human and other resources from departmental, university, and external sources to complete technical tasks; developing work plans for project aims; coordinating and tracking responsibilities across project team members and outside subcontractors to completion; managing the time, financial resources, and quality for these projects; overseeing the design, development, and adaptation of moderately complex information systems; coordinating events, work plans, and quality assurance of deliverables; and ensuring consistent, centralized, easily navigable storage of project files, communications, and contacts.

This position will provide project management services for two major projects, engaging committees and workgroups comprised of 50-60 faculty and professional staff.

Funding for this position is guaranteed for 3 years and likely to continue beyond then.

Responsibilities

Project Planning and Evaluation

  • Drive development of project aims and ensure they are strategic, collaborative, and cohesive with shared vision
  • Manage the triple constraint using appropriate time management, budgeting, and quality assurance tools and techniques
  • Develop and maintain master and sub-schedules to ensure timely completion of project tasks
  • Identify and coordinate appropriate resources needed
  • Communicate problems and project bottlenecks to leadership in a timely, professional manner
  • Set the agenda for and facilitate project team meetings
  • Review deliverables and project documents to ensure they are complete, coherent, current, stored, and disseminated appropriately
  •  Coordinate project evaluation

Team Development

  • Working in collaboration with team and committee leads, assemble the project teams, define team member roles, and assign individual responsibilities
  • Act as a relationship broker and coordinate appropriate communication channels for continuous feedback from stakeholders
  • Maintain contact lists for project participants
  • Synthesize, document, and communicate lessons learned with team members

Software Systems Analysis

  • Serve as a liaison and intermediary to other groups within the Medical School, the Health System, and the University
  • Validate architectural and technical plans by identifying similar successful projects conducted elsewhere and the reasons for their success
  • Promote flexible, thoughtful approaches to systems analysis that build buy-in of a diverse group of technical stakeholders and users

Communications

  • Provide support for communicating the project goals and activities both internally and externally, including developing and posting content and announcements to the project websites and via other campus media channels
  • Concisely summarize key points from meetings, interviews, deliverables, and events

General Administration

  • Coordinate scheduling, calendar, events, facilities reservations, catering, and other event logistics
  • Act as primary liaison with administrative staff for relevant organizational policies for ethical review, research incentives, procurement, etc.
  • Field questions related to budget, staffing, or purchasing

Additional Information

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

**NOTE: This position may be filled at the Senior level or the Intermediate level. Starting salary and position are dependent upon the qualifications and experience. The requirements listed here reflect the Senior level, but those with lesser experience are also encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in information management systems, computer science, business administration—or other degree that conveys skills and competencies related to these fields.
  • At least four years of professional experience leading design, execution, and evaluation of complex software development or systems integration projects
  • Demonstrated excellent and effective interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and to address project adjustments promptly and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated skills in diplomacy to support effective work with staff and faculty within the department and with partners in information technology services units across the University
  • Exceptionally strong written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to translate technical topics into descriptions accessible to academic and non-academic audiences.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in business analysis or business architecture, including interviews, model development, surveys, and use case development
  • Outstanding attention to detail and demonstrated ability to work independently
Desired Qualifications
  • At least six years progressively responsible professional experience in roles related to information technology services.
  • Experience identifying outside technical contractors to produce well-defined technical products and then combining local technical staff work efforts and output with work products developed by outside contractors
  • Knowledge of state and national policies affecting health care and health education.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working in higher education.
  • Knowledge of U-M policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Ability to assess the quality of technical work products, including software code
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies or similar dynamic, iterative approaches to project management.
  • Familiarity with or certification in the Project Management Body of Knowledge from the Project Management Institute.
  • Experience creating cutting-edge technology products or working in an innovation-focused environment.
  • Experience in contributing to grant proposals and coordinating resulting awards.
  • Background and understanding of statistical data analysis, knowledge representation, and/or knowledge management

 

 

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

For more information and to apply visit http://umjobs.org/job_detail/114267/it_project_senior_manager

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University Archivist – University of West Georgia – Carrollton, GA

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 11:47

University of West Georgia, Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library (Carrollton, Georgia)

Salary and Rank: Assistant Professor ($60,264)

The University of West Georgia ​(UWG) ​Library is seeking forward-thinking, dynamic applicants of diverse backgrounds for the position of University Archivist. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, this position provides leadership in the management and use of the university’s digital, multimedia, and paper-based records and publications and plays a critical role in connecting students, faculty, and the community to the primary sources pertaining to the institutional history of UWG.

As a full-time tenure-track library faculty member, the University Archivist will be expected to work collaboratively with others; engage in scholarly activities; and provide service to the university, the community, and the profession in accordance with Libraries and University standards for promotion and tenure.

Required qualifications include: A Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association with coursework in archives; experience using DACS, EAD, MARC, DC, LCSH, LCNA, and other library and archival descriptive and content standards; one or more years of experience processing archival collections, including experience with minimal and basic processing strategies; one or more years of experience in providing instruction; experience working with diverse populations; superior technical and analytical skills; superior written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to work collegially within and across organizations; and evidence of energy, creativity, initiative and commitment to professional growth.

UWG is ​ a mid-sized comprehensive university​ located in Carrollton, Georgia, one hour west of Atlanta. ​ It is part of the University System of Georgia. For detailed information about UWG (our students! our academic programs! and more!), please see annual publication, *Fact Book* at http://www.westga.edu/iea/index_8973.php

For additional details and information on how to submit an application, please visit http://facjobs.westga.edu/

Application ​deadline: September 1.

​Librarians of diverse backgrounds are heartily encouraged to apply. Feel welcome to email Blynne Olivieri, head of the search committee, with any questions at special@westga.edu.

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Electronic Records Archives Project Manage – Museum of Modern Art – New York, NY

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 11:42

REQUIREMENTS             

Education:
Bachelor’s degree (art history preferred) plus master’s degree in archival administration or master of library or information science with a specialization in digital records; or equivalent combination of education and experience.​

Experience:
Minimum three – five  years experience in the management of electronic assets and database management, and experience in records management operations.​  Experience in managing projects and/​or creating workflows.​   “Hands-on” familiarity with electronic document and records management systems is highly desirable.​

Skills:
Demonstrated understanding of professional standards related to modern archival practices, digital records management, digital preservation, and digital repositories.​  Knowledge of electronic records archival systems and OAIS reference model.​ Solid computer skills and the ability to learn new tools quickly.​  Familiarity with standards, principles, and practices for description and metadata.​  Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; strong analytical and organizational skills.​  Ability to work independently as well as in a team.​  Ability to maintain confidentiality.​ Awareness of emerging technologies for electronic search and discovery preferred.​

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct the implementation and roll out of new MoMA Electronic Records Archive [MERA] system
  • Liaise with outside electronic records consultant
  • Test and evaluate custom-designed electronic records archives system input tools
  • Communicate with electronic records archives system vendor, manage finalization of input tools
  • Review records retention schedules for departments, and when necessary, convene department meetings to discuss and revise
  • Create digital records preservation policy and criteria for designation of email as permanent records
  • Finalize the file plan for curatorial and related support exhibition records in year one and file plans for remaining departments in year two
  • Prepare a user manual with clear, step-by-step instructions for input and retrieval of records by participating staff
  • Develop FAQs, or Frequently Asked Questions, document to anticipate questions that participating staff are likely to ask
  • Develop training materials to convey to participating staff the information they will need to transfer and retrieve records in MERA and administer staff training sessions
  • Research best practices for data normalization and set guidelines for:  file formats to be accepted in the new system, retention of native copies, and preferred  migration pathways
  • Collaborate with IT to establish levels of security and access for various staff positions and create procedures to establish new users on the system
  • Test file plan and user instructions
  • Ingest select records
  • Test record discoverability
  • Evaluate initial implementation and roll out of MERA
  • Create project documentation
  • Assess scope of the system contents and evaluate whether to expand, for example, to include archival audio and video assets
  • Manage relationship with electronic records archive software provider
  • Audit records management procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

For more information visit http://jobview.monster.com/MoMA-Electronic-Records-Archives-MERA-Project-Manager-Job-New-York-City-NY-US-154373483.aspx?mescoid=1300093001001&jobPosition=1

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Librarian/Archivist and Assistant Professor – Boise State University – Boise, ID

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 11:27

Boise State University Albertsons Library, a fast-paced library focused on
mobile/digital advancements, invites applicants for the tenure-track
faculty position of Librarian/Archivist, Assistant Professor in Special
Collections and Archives (SCA). The Librarian/Archivist will serve as the
library’s liaison to at least one academic department with responsibility
for reference and instruction. The position reports to the Head of Special
Collections and Archives and works both individually and collaboratively
with a team that includes one other Librarian/Archivist, a Digital
Archivist, and student assistants.

Full job posting:
http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/searchcareers/librarianarchivist-and-assistant-professor-2/

Responsibilities include:
Arrangement and description of university archives and manuscript
collections

  • Reference work in SCA including desk, phone, and email requests
  • Coordinates development, planning, promotion, delivery, and evaluation of digitized collections, including establishing policies and workflows
  • Manages CONTENTdm and other digital access tools
  • Manages book and serials collections
  • Participates in outreach, exhibits, and other programs
  • Supervises student assistants, interns, and special hires in processing projects
  • Participates in library planning and committee activities that reinforce the Library’s mission and goals
  • Participates in general library instruction and reference
  • Maintains awareness of current trends and advances in archives and librarianship

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program
  • Minimum 1 year experience in an academic library
  • Experience processing archival collections
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as individually
  • Strong knowledge of digitization and metadata standards, DACS, and EAD
  • Strong analytical, writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Archivists’ Toolkit and/or ArchivesSpace
  • Experience with CONTENTdm or other content management system

Salary and benefits: 

Salary of $45,000, comprehensive benefits package. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position with faculty status and academic rank.  Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Library faculty must meet Library and University requirements to achieve promotion and tenure.

Application Information:
Send electronic cover letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to jjohnson@boisestate.edu (preferred method) or mail to:

Jaque Johnson
Search #AA-0052-15
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID  83725-1430

Applications due by September 15, 2015.

About the University:  http://www.boisestate.edu/

About the City of Boise: http://www.boisechamber.org/

About the Library: http://library.boisestate.edu/

About Special Collections and Archives: http://archives.boisestate.edu/

As of August 17, 2009, Boise State University is a smoke free campus.

Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. EEO/AA Institution, Veterans preference.

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Intern – American Financial Group, Inc. Corporate Archive – Cincinnati, OH

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 11:15

FALL 2015

American Financial Group, Inc. Corporate Archive is seeking a graduate student intern for fall 2015. This is an opportunity in Cincinnati, OH/Florence, KY to gain archival experience with a focus on processing.
*This is a part-time, paid, internship.
*Students with a focus on archival studies, history or library and information science are strongly encouraged to apply.

DESCRIPTION

The intern will contribute approximately 20 hours per week, earning $13 per hour. Employment will begin in late September and conclude mid-December. Scheduling is flexible but work must be conducted between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. Final schedule will be decided based upon best fit for archivist and intern’s academic schedule. Processing will consist of organizing, cleaning, housing and cataloging archival materials. In addition to processing, select duties will be performed at the archivist’s discretion including, but not limited to, assistance with digitization projects, administrative operations and other related tasks as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate is someone pursuing either an MLIS or archive-related degree with an interest in processing. Candidates should possess an attention to detail, good handwriting, strong written and verbal communication skills, an ability to work independently, and the capability to lift up to 50 pounds.

TO APPLY

To be considered for this opportunity, submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and two professional references to archive@amfin.com. *Deadline for applications is September 4th, 2015*.

ABOUT

American Financial Group is an insurance holding company, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, with assets over $45 billion. Through the operations of Great American Insurance Group, AFG is engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company.

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Digital Archivist – Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 11:05
General Description

The Johns Hopkins University Archives seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking individual to oversee its electronic records management operations. Reporting to the University Archivist, the Digital Archivist leads the continuing development of the Archives’ maturing digital archives program, establishing and implementing policies and procedures for the management of born-digital materials including university records and manuscript collections of the Sheridan Libraries Special Collections department that are informed by pragmatic application of professional standards. The application period will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to applications received before September 20.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Digital archives responsibilities (80%)

  • Directly supervise student staff and indirectly supervise professional and project staff in activities related to digital archives management
  • Create, document and manage workflows for acquiring, describing, processing, preserving and providing access to born-digital materials that accord with best practices and integrate with current departmental procedures for print collections
  • Manage the Special Collections department’s web archiving program, including creating and monitoring web crawls, performing quality control checks and supervising others in quality control checks, and creating descriptive metadata for web content that accords with professional standards
  • Create disk images of born-digital materials received on physical media
  • Work with library and university IT staff to facilitate the transfer of born-digital materials to library-controlled storage using hard drives, FTP, shared drives, and other methods
  • Analyze born-digital content for the presence of personally identifiable information and other confidential and sensitive information; redact and otherwise restrict access to this information; and train staff to perform these activities
  • Collaborate with the University Archivist to develop procedures for arranging and describing born-digital materials according to professional standards, implement these procedures, and train staff on these procedures
  • Collaborate with the University Archivist to conceptualize and implement a method for providing access to born-digital materials
  • Provide guidance to curators and donors on the preservation and transfer of born-digital manuscript materials
  • Collaborate with the Digital Infrastructure team to develop a repository for preserving and managing born-digital materials
  • Assist University Archivist in project development for grants and other fundraising activities related to born-digital materials
  • Manage grants awarded to the Archives unit that relate to born-digital materials
  • Serve as the Libraries’ representative on the Trusted Digital Repository committee of Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust)

Collections management responsibilities (20%)

  • Communicate with campus offices to transfer university records of enduring value in both analog and digital form to the Archives’ custody
  • Create accession records for university records in both analog and digital form transferred to the Archives’ custody
  • Assist University Archivist in establishing records retention guidelines for university records in both analog and digital form
  • Participate in creating policy, best practices, and professional standards for processing and descriptive work
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of documentation and policies for arrangement and description
  • Assist University Archivist in setting collection development strategy for university records in both analog and digital form
  • Participate in general planning and policy development in the support of Archives unit’s strategic directions
Qualifications

At least two years’ experience required, a minimum of three years preferred, in an archives or special collections department in a research library or similar setting.

MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution, with a concentration in Archives, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of strategies developed or adopted by the archival community for managing born-digital archival material.
  • Experience with tools and software used to capture, manage, and deliver born-digital records such forensic hardware, FTK, BitCurator, BagIt, and DataAccessioner
  • Experience with web archiving activities and tools such as Archive-it and George Washington University’s Social Feed Manager
  • Experience creating disk images from legacy media such as hard drives, floppy disks and ZipDrives
  • A high degree of technical facility, experience working in command line interfaces, and the demonstrated ability to learn new technical skills through research and self-study
  • Experience supervising and/or mentoring other employees
  • Experience accessioning or processing archival and manuscript materials, either analog or born-digital
  • Knowledge of relevant standards for archival description and preservation including DACS, EAD, EAC-CPF, and PREMIS, and familiarity with other metadata standards
  • Familiarity with MPLP and Accessioning-As-Processing methodologies
  • Experience managing multiple projects at once
  • Strong decision-making, project management and supervisory skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A strong user focus and public service orientation, excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, and an ability to embrace change

When applying, please attach a resume, cover letter, and three references, preferably combined as one document.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with XSLT, Xpath, Xquery and one or more general scripting languages such as Python, Bash or Perl

Experience with archival collections management tools such as Archivists Toolkit and ArchivesSpace

Experience implementing MPLP-influenced or Accessioning-As-Processing workflows

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Homewood HR Divisional Office at 443-997-5100. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

For more information and to apply visit https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/jobview.cfm?reqId=300813&postId=1685

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Intern – David B. Weigle Information Commons, University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:58

David B. Weigle Information Commons: WIC Desk Internship
Penn Libraries

Philadelphia, PA

Availability: one year long position currently available Hours: 20 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours required. Salary: $15/hour.
Overview:

Reporting to the Director of the Information Commons, the WIC Desk Intern handles core student assistance activities. Primary requirements are the ability to work independently, comfort working with patrons, strong communication skills, familiarity with technology and software, and flexibility. Evening and weekend hours are expected.
The WIC is a collaborative space on the first floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Center; details are at http://commons.library.upenn.edu (Interns may also help staff the Education Commons.)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the initial point of contact for all visitors to the Commons, handling directional and general questions. Assist patrons with services and equipment. Refer students to academic support services
  • Assist patrons in following the policies and procedures of the Commons, especially with regards to group study room reservations
  • Assist instructors and faculty with educational technology
  • Provide overview of Commons services, technology, and programs to visitors
  • Schedule rooms and appointments for Commons staff and program partners
  • Handle signage and questions relating to course sessions, workshops and special events hosted by the Commons
  • Design and conduct technology training workshops for students and faculty
  • Write blog posts and ad-hoc reports
  • Conduct social media, web and print outreach for Commons activities
  • Track and communicate with Library staff about equipment and facilities issues
  • Work with the Director to develop online and print documentation
  • Provide appointment-based assistance to patrons and students
Qualifications:
  • Enrollment in a graduate degree program in library or information science or related field is expected.
  • Previous experience in an academic setting preferred; previous experience in an academic library or in providing academic support services highly desirable.
  • Public services orientation, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills needed
  • Attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and searching software applications required. Candidates should be comfortable with and enthusiastic about educational technologies.
  • Teaching experience preferred
To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to the attention of:
Elizabeth Martin

martinev@pobox.upenn.edu
Please write “WIC Desk Internship” in the subject line. The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

 

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Manager, Business Research – National Geographic, Standards & Practices Division – Washington, DC

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:52

Summary
Manages Society business research efforts, performing and supervising confidential due diligence and research projects.  Assesses and approves potential Society partnerships in relation to brand standards and values.  Trains and supervises staff as required.

Responsibilities

  1. Manages S & P due diligence research of potential Society partners (individuals and companies).  Develops specific information research packages to assess partners. Researches, analyzes, and synthesizes information into accurate answers and actionable information for the department or its clients.  Applies expert searching skills n research databases, including Dun & Bradstreet, Lexis Diligence, Nexis, Hoover’s, among others and the Web.  Manages and trains staff in these efforts as needed.  Approves potential partnerships vis-à-vis brand standards. (25%)
  2. Inputs assessments and tracks compliance in Society due diligence database.  Tracks changes in partners’ financial, legal, and brand-related status, and liaises with Society departments to insure compliance with statues and best practices.  (25%)
  3. Provides due diligence background research on individuals for financial, legal, and brand-related assessments.  Protects Society reputation by assessing and approving brand fit of potential Channel and Studios on-camera talent. (25%)
  4. Performs other Research Manager functions as assigned, including script and project research, signing off on brand standards of Channel and Studios content. (15%)
  5. Provides business research services to other departments throughout the Society as needed, analyzing market trends, completing country profiles, and providing competitive analysis reports. (10%)

Minimum Education Required
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required. Master’s degree (could be Library Science) preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Experience
At least five (5) years’ experience in business research or related field.

Knowledge and Skills Required
Knowledge of MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel and ability to learn other applications as required. Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in searching structured and unstructured databases, including Nexis, Dun & Bradstreet, Hoovers, etc.  Ability to quickly apply research knowledge to new databases and web sources. Training experience in these databases. Presents ideas clearly and succinctly, either verbally or in writing. Ability to synthesize, analyze, and assess complex and contradicting information.  Ability to work independently.

Supervision
Training of staff, supervision of interns and staff as needed.

Responsibility percentages may vary depending on business needs.

National Geographic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and to apply visit https://career8.successfactors.com/career?career_ns=job_listing&company=2633002P&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&rcm_site_locale=en_US&career_job_req_id=6461&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=YNIFvWwvc6D7yn2WVUCUFo7fIag%3d.

 

 

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Librarian – Defense Intelligence Agency – Washington, DC

Blog - MLS - Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:41

Job Title:LIBRARIAN

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Intelligence Agency

Job Announcement Number:NIU-105477-02

SALARY RANGE: $76,378.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015 SERIES & GRADE: GG-1410-12 POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time – Permanent DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy – Washington DC, DC
WHO MAY APPLY: Open All Sources SECURITY CLEARANCE: Top Secret/SCI SUPERVISORY STATUS: No JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

We are committed to:

  • Teamwork: Partnering at all levels and across organizational boundaries for mission accomplishment.
  • Integrity: Adherence to the highest legal and ethical principles in our responsibilities.
  • Excellence: Unrivaled defense intelligence expertise.
  • Service: Putting the welfare of the Nation and commitment to our mission before oneself.
KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • - U.S. Citizenship – Drug Test – Security Investigation
DUTIES:

DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position’s duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA’s online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the “Advanced Search” link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the “Job Opening ID” field.

For more information visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413987200

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