- Tuition stipend of up to $10,000 distributed in four equal installments of $2,500 per semester
- Paid internship in a partner archives or library organization beginning in early fall 2016
- Participation in select Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) training events
- Mentoring from an archives professional or special collections librarian
- Financial assistance of up to $1,000 for relocation to the area of the MLIS program that the participant will attend
- Student membership in SAA for two years
- Support for travel to and participation in the annual ARL/SAA Mosaic Leadership Forum and SAA Annual Meeting in July 2017
- Support for travel to and participation in the ARL Annual Leadership Symposium, held in conjunction with the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in January 2017
- Identify as an underrepresented racial or ethnic minority, based on the categories outlined by the US Census Bureau or Statistics Canada as well as Native, Aboriginal, and Indigenous classifications
- Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada
- Be accepted into a master’s program in archival science, archival management, digital archives, special collections, or a related program
- Remain enrolled in at least six graduate credit hours per term through completion of the designated graduate programs and have at least one full academic year remaining in studies
- Maintain a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4-point scale) each term and submit transcripts as evidence of progression towards completion of graduate studies in the targeted areas
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NARA’s Preservation Program at Saint Louis is seeking candidates for two (2) Preservation Specialist (Team Lead) (GS-1001-9/11) positions.
The Preservation Specialist is responsible for leading a team charged with carrying out a range of preservation activities needed to preserve and provide access to the records: stabilization, treatment, preventive conservation, and reformatting. The Preservation Specialist develops daily work schedules and provides day-to-day direction to team members according to devised work plans. Analytical skills and technical knowledge are needed to determine appropriate and necessary treatment actions. Duties include communicating assignments, goals and strategies to the team—balancing workloads among team members; monitoring work production and producing reports for the supervisor; coaching or facilitating team work and building consensus to meet deadlines; assisting supervisor in developing milestones and deadlines; performing quality review; providing training and technical guidance; assisting in the development of holdings condition surveys; and, participating in department outreach and records disaster recovery activities.
An announcement about these positions will be posted on the US government’s job website www.usajobs.gov starting Monday, June 6, 2016 and closing on Monday, June 20, 2016. Anyone interested in applying should visit this website, locate the posting by searching either Job Title or by City/State/zip code, and follow the instructions to apply on-line. The job announcement number is: JD1704558DAD. Current federal employees who wish to be considered must apply under Merit Promotion procedures, under Job Announcement: JD1704423DAM.
For more information on the Preservation Program at Saint Louis, please visit: www.archives.gov/preservation/saint-louis-division and/or contact Marta O’Neill at firstname.lastname@example.org or me at email@example.com
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The Weber State University Stewart Library seeks a dynamic, tenure track faculty librarian with a background in Foreign Languages and Literature, and enthusiasm for providing information literacy instruction, general reference services, and collaborating with faculty on developing and managing collections.
Reporting to the University Librarian, the Instruction/Reference Librarian will:
* Teach for-credit library information literacy classes and participate in providing general library instruction
* Coordinate and oversee general instruction sessions for English 2010 classes, Foundations of College Success courses, and other general instruction sessions
* Serve as the library’s liaison to the Department of Foreign Languages & Literature http://www.weber.edu/ForeignLanguages
* Collaborate with faculty to develop and manage library information resources in Foreign Languages and Literature, and provide course integrated instruction to promote and facilitate the use of those resources
* Provide approximately 8 hours per week of general reference service, plus additional rotating evening and weekend hours
* Serve as an actively participating member of the library’s collection management, library instruction, and reference teams
* Participate in faculty governance and university planning. Serve on faculty committees and the Faculty Senate
* Seek service opportunities within professional organizations and opportunities for ongoing professional growth and development
* Engage in scholarly activities leading to presentations and publications
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
Experience providing information literacy instruction in an academic environment
Knowledge of electronic and print resources in Foreign Languages and Literature
Experience designing instructional materials and research guides
Experience providing general reference service in an academic environment
Significant course work or demonstrated fluency in a foreign language taught in the Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literature at Weber State University (Spanish, French, or German)
Recent comparable experience in an academic library
Knowledge of current technologies such as Chat, Social Media, MSOffice, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
Ability to initiate, plan and carry out projects, both independently and as a member of a team
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of scholarly communication in Foreign Languages and Literature
Commitment to scholarship, service, and ongoing professional growth and development
Salary & Benefits: A twelve-month, tenure track, faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level, with a starting salary of $49,000. Excellent benefits, including TIAA-CREF.
Application Process: To be considered for this position, please go to https://jobs.weber.edu and complete the online application form. Include a current resume, a letter of application addressing the strengths you would bring to the position, and contact information for three references. Screening for the position begins July 15, 2016, with a negotiable starting date of Sept. 15, 2016, but no later than January 1, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. A criminal background check is required as a condition of employment. Individual selected must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
To learn more about the Stewart Library and Weber State University, please visit our web sites: library.weber.edu and weber.edu. For additional information, contact Joan Hubbard, University Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The University of Northern Colorado Libraries is searching for a collaborative, learner-centered, innovative individual for the position of Business Librarian/Assistant Professor of University Libraries. Reporting to the Head of Library Research Services, the Business Librarian will focus on the teaching, learning, and research needs of a diverse population of faculty and students through deep engagement with a variety of constituents in the Monfort College of Business and other assigned program areas.
- Fostering working relationships with faculty, staff, and students to create value-added services, resources, and programs for business students and faculty
- Teaching curriculum-integrated instructional sessions and library workshops at all degree levels
- Creation of research and resource guides, including LibGuides on specific topics and for classes as needed
- Developing the Libraries’ relationship with the UNC BizHub Collaborative (http://www.eastcoloradosbdc.com/unc-bizhub-collaborative)
- Selecting resources supporting curricular priorities and research needs of the business faculty
- Providing research assistance to students and faculty in business and other assigned areas through individual and group consultations
- Maintaining current knowledge of librarianship and current knowledge of academic business research
- Supporting student and faculty research by identifying appropriate publication venues, promoting the institutional repository, and educating on scholarly communication issues
This is a 12-month, faculty-level, contract renewable position with an expectation of scholarly activity and service.
- Earned master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program
- Professional experience in a library
- Experience with classroom instruction or training
- Knowledge of business research resources
- Experience with library resources and tools that support faculty and student research
- Knowledge of scholarly communication trends and issues
- Experience in the promotion of library resources or services
- Evidence of working collaboratively
- Experience working with diverse library patrons
- Evidence of managing multiple projects or priorities
Screening of applications will begin on June 13, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must complete an online application form and attach a letter of application, highlighting suitability for the position, and curriculum vitae, including names of three references with their mail and email addresses and telephone numbers.
Minimum Salary: $51,000. Preferred start date: September 1, 2016 (negotiable).
For more information visit http://careers.unco.edu/postings/976#sthash.TbE4zGh9.dpuf
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Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position: This position is for a Librarian (Medical Sciences) at Fort Benning located within the Martin Army Community Hospital.
Martin Army Community Hospital was opened in 1958 and is named in honor of the late Major General Joseph I. Martin, Medical Corps. Fort Benning’s MEDDAC, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Medical Command, furnishes medical care to an eligible patient population in excess of 72,000 beneficiaries. Its primary facility is Martin Army Community Hospital (MACH), Building 9250, conveniently located off I-185 and Marne Road. On 20 October 2012, Martin Army Community Hospital, Ft. Benning, Georgia was surveyed and found to meet the requirements for the hospital accreditation program by The Joint Commission.
Fort Benning is located in the “Tri-Community” comprised of Columbus, GA; Ft. Benning, GA; and Phenix City, AL. Columbus (third-largest city in Georgia) is a growing community of 250,000. Besides being the home of the Best Army Installation in the World, Columbus houses the corporate headquarters of many leading companies. The stunning Florida gulf shores and Blue Ridge Mountains are only a few hours’ drive. For more information, please visit http://www.benning.army.mil/
Who May Apply: U.S. CitizensDuties
- Plans, administers, and manages the hospital medical library operations
- Serve as a resource of clinical and military medicine and related health care services information for other Post activities
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive audiovisual collection to serve the continuing education and research needs of the hospital staff and physicians
- Provide the full range of professional and technical library services for Martin Army Community Hospital
- Develop, maintain, and upgrade the medical library’s automation capabilities
For more information visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439777400/
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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
University Advancement is seeking a Data Scientist to join its team and create analytical solutions for business problems in fundraising. This position is responsible for generating solutions for existing problems and studying the business to ask (and answer) questions nobody has asked before.
Responsibilities Data Science (80%):
• Extract data from various data sources using SQL
• Build systems, tools and workbenches for repeatable, reusable and reproducible analyses
• Create and launch data products that improve business outcomes
• Use machine learning to generate leads, upgrade donors, and enhance user experience
• Apply natural language processing and information retrieval techniques for knowledge generation
• Create solutions to capture new sources of information on prospects
• Create interactive applications and visualizations
• Discover insights with data analysis and visualization
• Collaborate and brainstorm on problems with advanced users and experts
• Generate ideas to help solve business problems
• Identify opportunities to apply analytical solutions
• Create rapid prototypes/wireframes of applications, systems, and visualizations
• Stay on top of the latest techniques and innovations in the data science world
Outreach and Other (10%):
• Establish USC as a leader in this space
• Promote data-driven culture
• Conduct other duties as assigned
Who you are
• You demonstrate balanced skepticism and immense curiosity
• You have strong critical thinking and project management skills
• You have a passion to learn and create new things
What you will bring
• Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or any other quantitative majors
• Work experience in this field: 2 or more years
• Breadth and depth in machine learning: feature extraction and selection, association rules, collaborative filtering, clustering, and classification/regression techniques
• Programming skills in R, Python, SQL, and R frameworks/libraries
• Database management skills using SQL Server, Oracle or cloud databases
• Data visualization skills: from Excel to Tableau; from ggplot to D3
• Business understanding that your success is defined by the action your user takes
• Experience with collaborative tools such as Github, SVN.
• Advanced degree in a STEM field
• Knowledge of Salesforce development
• Understanding of principles of effective UI/UX
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff & their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six (6) months of employment; tuition benefits for staff & their family; free professional development online courses; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses & free tram pick up services; discounts to football, basketball & other campus events.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
For more information visit https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/66934
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The successful candidate will develop curriculum-integrated instructional sessions, provide research support and consultations, collaborate with teaching faculty on assignment and course content, and maintain effective collections in the health sciences disciplines in order to meet the teaching and research needs of faculty and students. The incumbent is expected to contribute significantly to the planning, development, provision, and assessment of a cohesive program of library services, collections, and strategic information literacy initiatives. This will include supporting biomedical and health informatics, data services, open access, research data management and scholarly communication initiatives within the library and on campus.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative attitude, and he or she will have a proven capacity to work effectively and collegially on teams with staff at all levels, as well as with faculty and students.
As a tenure-track library faculty member, the incumbent will also be expected to engage in scholarly activities; and provide service to the university, the community, and the profession in accordance with UNLV and University Libraries standards for promotion and tenure.The review of materials will begin on May 31, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
For complete job announcement, application instructions, required and preferred qualifications, and information about UNLV and the UNLV Libraries, see the full position announcement.
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Research Data Management Librarian and Head, Scholarly Communication Department – Indiana University Bloomington – Bloomington, IN
Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 42,000 students and almost 3,000 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its excellent contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local artisanship in limestone.
The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries (http://www.libraries.iub.edu) are among the leading academic research library systems in North America, named the top university library by the Association of College and Research Libraries. The IUB Libraries provide strong collections, quality service and instructional programs, and leadership in the application of information technologies. The collections support every academic discipline on campus and include more than 6.6 million books, journals, maps, films, and audio/visual materials in over 900 languages. Users can access more than 400 databases, 43,000 electronic journals, and 224,000 electronic books, as well as locally developed digital content. Of particular note are the 8-million volume high-density Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) for preservation and access to the libraries’ collections and archives, and the Lilly Library which is the rare books, manuscripts, and special collections library of the Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington.
The IUB Libraries are active members of regional and national associations and consortia including the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Digital Library Federation (DLF), the Hydra community, and is a founding member of HathiTrust, a shared digital repository. Indiana University is an organizational member of the Research Data Alliance, working internationally to bridge research data-use and sharing across domains and disciplines.
The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries seek a proactive, innovative, collaborative Department Head for Scholarly Communications, with additional responsibilities as Research Data Management Librarian. The incumbent will be responsible for directing the work of the department in addition to personal responsibility for the development and delivery of research data management services. In addition to experience in scholarly communications, relevant experience for this position could include directing a similar research data management program within a research library or within a lab or research environment.
The Scholarly Communication Department works to increase campus awareness of scholarly communication issues such as intellectual property, the economics of scholarly publishing, alternative publishing models, and increased access to scholarly resources (e.g., research data, grey literature, and published materials). In addition to leading initiatives and services for the management, preservation, and access to research data, the department is responsible for services using the institutional repository as well as open access publishing initiatives, working in close collaboration with the IU Press under the university’s Office of Scholarly Publishing.
Working in a cross-functional matrix the department head will engage with units within the Libraries — especially Library Technologies, Scholarly Communications, the Office of Scholarly Publishing, and with subject librarians, to provide Scholarly Communications services and data management expertise for both the libraries and individual researchers as part of the IU Scholars’ Commons suite of digital scholarship services. In addition to working with library units and scholars, this position will foster collaborations and relationships that complement the Libraries’ capacity to support the University’s interdisciplinary research and technology initiatives. Broad institutional partnerships, instrumental in ensuring cohesion and collaboration in scholarly communications and data management resources at the institutional level, include partnerships with many different IU offices. These include Indiana University’s Office of Research Administration, University Information Technology Services, Pervasive Technology Institute-Data to Insight Center, and Office of the Vice-Provost for Research, as well as external national organizations, such as the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), and the Library Publishing Coalition.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research and Technology Strategies, the Head of the Scholarly Communication Department will be responsible for creating the vision and directing program operations and personnel by setting program goals, policies, best practices, and assessment metrics for program success and sustainability. In addition, the position partners with campus units and other library departments such as the Office of Scholarly Publishing and Library Technologies to develop solutions for collecting, disseminating, and preserving new forms of scholarly communication. These activities coalesce to create educational and outreach materials for intellectual property issues as well as consultative services regarding scholarly works permissions and strategy that are key to the Program’s success.
- Develop strategic directions for the Scholarly Communications Department and assess program progress that align with the library and campus strategic plans.
- Lead and implement key initiatives associated with the Scholarly Communications Program.
- Manage Scholarly Communications Department daily operations and supervise, direct, and support program staff (currently 1 Scholarly Communications Librarian and 1 Open Access Publishing Manager).
- Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with appropriate personnel in library units (e.g. Collections Services, , Library Technologies, Technical Services), campus units (e.g. Office of Scholarly Publishing, Offices of Vice-President and Vice-Provost for Research, Data to Insight Center, campus governance committees, and groups relevant to intellectual property), IU units (e.g. IU Office of the General Counsel, University Information Technology Services), and national organizations (e.g. SPARC, LPC and others.).
- Manage and coordinate the content elements for the library’s Scholarly Communications Department web presence in coordination with the Department of Discovery and User Experience.
- Lead and develop the IU Libraries Program for research data management within the Scholarly Communications department.
Consultation and Instruction
- Along with program staff and librarians, consult with faculty, researchers, graduate students, and post-doctoral students/fellows on publishing choices, understanding publishing agreements, benefits of open access publishing, retention of rights, and overall management of intellectual property.
- Lead library contributions to university- and campus-wide initiatives to develop and design policies, services, and infrastructure to enable faculty and students to preserve and make available their research data, thus maximizing the utility of it.
- Serve as a library consultant to IUB faculty, researchers, and project teams on the development of data management plans for grant applications and general data stewardship, including serving as a collaborative team member for data curation throughout the research process.
- Participate in the design and development of data services relative to the institutional repository (IR).
- Develop an education program and curriculum for faculty, researchers, and students regarding research data management and data publishing and re-use including areas such as open access, data management, copyright, fair use, and author rights.
- Coordinate ongoing training and support for library staff on data management fundamentals and services to incorporate data management, citation, and preservation into library services.
- Inform the IU community of the significance of national scholarly communications trends and contribute to the campus efforts to ensure that scholars, students, and libraries in the digital environment retain full benefits of the current and evolving intellectual property system.
Outreach and Collaborations
- Coordinate with the IU Enterprise Scholarly Systems and Library Technologies team to ensure that the IU Bloomington campus repository scholarly content is well curated, discoverable, and preserved in the IU Digital Repository.
- Collaborate with the IU Copyright Librarian on matters concerning copyright issues for faculty and graduate students and for managed content within the Scholarly Communications program.
- Work with departments and research centers on the IU Bloomington campus to provide education, outreach, and to develop new services that support trends in scholarly communications and data transparency and availability.
- ALA-accredited Master’s degree or advanced degree in relevant field appropriate to management of scholarly communications and data management programs.
- Two or more years of experience in management and staff supervision.
- Ability to interpret and apply library and university policies and guidelines in a service setting.
- Knowledge of user experience principles and best practices.
- Demonstrated analytical, writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills; ability to represent the library effectively and positively to diverse audiences.
- Demonstrated experience with relevant technical and descriptive standards, existing and emerging, for scholarly communications and data management objects.
- Knowledge of institutional repository technologies, standards, and best practices.
- Ability to maintain knowledge on a broad range of data repositories including submission requirements, Intellectual Property and use arrangements, and provide guidance on repository workflows and selection for data preservation.
- Ability to work in a collegial, collaborative work environment and maintain positive professional working relationships with faculty members, supervisor, peers, and direct reports.
- Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position at IU.
- Experience that includes cross-disciplinary subject knowledge and a research background in data management in one or more areas of science, social sciences, or humanities.
- Experience working in agile development teams, preferably as a product owner or product council member, including experience with software development teams and other multi-disciplinary team projects.
- Coursework or certification in scholarly communications, data management, curation, or preservation.
- Demonstrated knowledge of technical, legal, and information policy issues related to scholarly communications/publishing and new modes of scholarly communications.
- Demonstrated knowledge of intellectual property and copyright issues in academic or research settings as they relate to creation, dissemination, and use of digital information resources, especially across an array of disciplines and contexts.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, a 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and a generous paid time off plan. This is a tenure-track academic appointment that includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves once achieving tenure. For a full list of benefit programs, please refer to the following resources:
- Website: http://hr.iu.edu/benefits/index.html
- Video: http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefitsvideo/academic.html
- Brochure: http://hr.iu.edu/pubs/books/IU-benefits_broch.pdf
Review of applications will begin Friday, July 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 – Phone: 812-855-8196 – Fax: 812-855-2576 – Email: email@example.com.
For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to http://www.iub.edu.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
 IU Bloomington Libraries Promotion and Tenure Criteria – https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-librarians-pdf
AJ Eastwood Library at Limestone College seeks energetic, innovative, service and team-oriented librarian to participate in coordinating, developing, and delivering library instruction to support classroom and online instruction for both the Day (traditional) and Extended Campus (satellite and online) programs. This position also teaches a 3-credit Academic Research course developed by the Library and participates in face-to-face and online reference services. This position reports to the Director of Library Services and is a twelve month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Tentative start date is July 1, 2016. This position is based in Gaffney, SC.
Required: MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution. Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high degree of computer literacy, ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimum supervision. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office. Demonstrated knowledge of library database searching and the research process. Flexible hours are required; may work evenings and weekends.
Preferred: Demonstrated experience in teaching library instruction or equivalent teaching experience. Demonstrated knowledge of student learning outcome assessment. Experience with data collection, organization and analysis. Experience with an integrated library system, and LibGuides.Experience with Archives a plus.
Applicants should complete the online application http://my.limestone.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs and upload a cover letter and resume. For additional information, please email Lizah Ismail at firstname.lastname@example.org. *Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of the application.
Limestone College is an equal opportunity employer. AA/EOE
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University Laboratory High School Librarian – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Urbana-Champaign, IL
Position Available: Position available July 16, 2016. This is a 100%-time, twelve-month appointment Academic Professional position.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of the Undergraduate Library, the University Laboratory High School Librarian will provide leadership for and supervision of library services to students, faculty, and staff using the University Laboratory High School Library. The University Laboratory High School Librarian is a member of the Central Public Services Division within the University Library.
Required qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science (MLS) or State of Illinois Teacher License with an LIS Endorsement, or equivalent certification; Successful experience working with multiple age groups; Public service experience in a library setting; Experience managing programs and projects; Experience using a research library; Facility with educational technology and knowledge of technology trends or educational technology leadership experience; Excellent communication and writing skills. See https://jobs.illinois.edu for preferred qualifications.
To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.
Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by June 13, 2016. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
The Catalog/Reference Librarian is responsible for any original cataloging, for helping to develop and refine cataloging policies and procedures, for assisting in a major withdrawal project and helping to curate the library’s historical materials. Knowledge of cataloging is a must and covers 40% of the job.
This job also involves developing new methods of library instruction and using technology to reach students. The person in the job will have the chance to be an embedded librarian in online classes and to deliver instruction in innovative ways. Instruction is shared with the Acquisitions/Circulation Librarian and the Library Director. Information Literacy instruction is 40% of the job.
Reference work is 15% of the position and 5% is for other duties as needed.
Library staff are encouraged to take advantage of professional development opportunities.
There are 4 colleges and universities in Jackson (Jackson State Community College, Lane College, Union University and the University of Memphis (Lambuth Campus) In addition, there are museums, a huge wellness center and a symphony orchestra. There is a minor league farm team of the Seattle Mariners and many types of leisure activities.
The college provides great benefits:
- The college pays 80% of employee health insurance Dental and Vision insurance are also available.
- Life and long term disability insurance is available.
- An Employee Assistance program is available for all employees.
- You receive two vacation days per month and 1 sick day per month.
- A deferred compensation plan is available. The college matches up to 50 dollars a month.
- Employees participate in the state of Tennessee’s retirement program.
- Educational assistance is available.
Here is the job announcement and how to apply: http://www.jscc.edu/about-jackson-state/administration/human-resources/open-positions/catalogreferencelibrarian.html
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ProQuest is hiring long term temp employee as Content Editor for their Congressional and Regulatory Products. The position includes creating and updating histories for inclusion in electronic database. Researches primary and secondary source materials, including the Federal Register, he Congressional Record and other relevant Congressional and Regulatory publications, to ensure optimum product value enhancement.
What will you be doing:
- Analyzes congressional and regulatory materials for inclusion within histories utilizing a high level of discretion and independent judgment
- Develops in-depth knowledge of legislative and regulatory process to enhance ability to make independent decisions regarding product content and editorial value-add.
- Selects descriptive subject terms that reflect document content, and suggests new terms as needed
- Performs quality checks and reviews completeness of source materials and editorial content prior to publication
- Masters software and computer systems necessary to perform duties
- Develops and manages workload and work procedures to ensure that deadlines and productivity requirements are met.
- Uses editorial skills and independent judgment to produce high-quality work that needs little or no editing
- Assesses suitability of materials for coverage
What you’ll need to be successful…
- Bachelor’s or higher degree
- Demonstrated knowledge of Congressional procedures and legislative histories creation and usage, or historical research knowledge
- 1-3 years related or relevant experience
- Strong analytical and writing skills, and ability to synthesize information
- Attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time effectively and meet deadlines
- Ability to make editorial decisions within context of product scope and purpose
- Computer literacy and ability to understand the strategic placement and outlook of product
If you are interested, please send your resume to Dima.Fayyad@Proquest.com
Position Title: Part-Time Library Assistant
Supervisor: Director of the Library
Department: Research Library
Grade: Casual position
Hours: 15 hours per week
Pay Rate: $15 per hour
Part-time position supporting a variety of functions in a distinguished research library (approximately 225,000 volumes) with world-renowned multi-language, multi-alphabet collections in Byzantine and medieval studies, garden history and landscape architecture, and Pre-Columbian studies.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist Interlibrary Loan Librarian with ILL requests using ILLIAD software: receiving and returning loans, preparing lending and borrowing forms, retrieving materials from the stacks and preparing them for ILL shipment.
- Assist Interlibrary Loan Librarian with Scan & Deliver service requests: processing outgoing and incoming requests to verify citations and availability, impose copyright restrictions, retrieve items, and scan articles for digital transmission to requestors.
- Shelve books and shelf-read collections.
- Bibliographic searching for pre-order purposes.
- Other duties assigned as time permits.
The Library Assistant must be able to work 15 hours over three or four days each week. Work schedule is between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Exact schedule is negotiated between the successful applicant and the library director.
- Experience using computerized library systems, with ILLIAD experience strongly preferred (specify systems experience in curriculum vitae).
- Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
- Bachelor’s degree in Art History or humanities.
- Graduate coursework in library and information science is strongly preferred.
Reading knowledge of foreign languages (specify languages in CV).
The physical requirements of this position relate primarily to collections shelved in a research library and work done in an office environment. The incumbent should be able to bend, stoop, and reach to retrieve library materials, and be able to push a fully laden truck of books. This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time associated with working at a desk with a computer and monitor.
This position remains open until filled. Candidates should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three references to: HumanResources@doaks.org.
Please use the email subject line “Part-Time Library Assistant.”
Dumbarton Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
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The Senior Librarian will be a leader, change agent, and expert resource for the modernization effort of a government agency’s library. The Senior Librarian will guide the digitization of the core collections and special collections in multiple physical science disciplines. The Senior Librarian will collaborate in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of digital projects to enhance user experience and improve workflows with the library. This includes, but is not limited to, original cataloging in MARC and non-MARC formats, digital initiatives such as digital curation and preservation, and assisting in developing an overall migration strategy that ensures print and digital materials are migrated to current formats and systems to minimize degradation to data. The Senior Librarian will also maintain current awareness in digital library and preservation technology, as well as overall library trends in digitization and information technology.
For more information visit http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=EMCINC&cws=1&rid=198Library Technician
The Library Technician will support a government library by performing technical services support including inventory, digitization, sorting and shelving library materials, performing document delivery/interlibrary loan duties, and performing other duties as assigned.
For more information visit http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=EMCINC&cws=1&rid=199
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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. With the primary mission of Rescuing the Evidence: building and preserving for posterity the fully accessible collection of record on the Holocaust, the Office of Collections is currently seeking a Digital Collections Developer.
This position is located in the Office of Collections, Digital Collections Division, of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The position involves working under the administrative supervision of the Director of Digital Collections to carry out tasks relating to applications software development for the Digital Collections Division of the Office of Collections. The candidate will provide creative, efficient, and elegant technical solutions to inherently complex problems. The growing digital collection comprises tens of millions of image files, tens of thousands of hours of media, hundreds of thousands of descriptions, and about a dozen sources of metadata. It all needs to be preserved and made available forever, and we want to provide better user interfaces to support all of our constituents, both internal users and via the web.
This is a full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s private funds, with a two year work assignment. Salary is commensurate with experience.Duties and Responsibilities
- Design, develop, and implement tools and systems that relate to processing, identification, and access to the digitized historical assets held by or overseen by the Office of Collections.
- Develop software systems to enhance access to Collections materials including digitized archival materials, photographs, and oral histories, historical film, Museum objects, and various databases and sources of metadata. The work consists of software and user interface design for new projects as well as maintenance, modification, and refactoring of existing systems.
- Plans and develops methods of operation to effectively work with metadata and uses metadata transformation, search, discovery, and user interfaces for Collections cataloging materials.
- Interact frequently with other federal, public, and private institutions dealing with similar subject matter collections, as well as with private individuals both nationally and internationally, survivors of the Holocaust, and other related individuals working in collections.
- Develop and deploy open source and commercial software systems such as Blacklight (the Ruby on Rails application), ArchivesSpace (archival cataloging system), and ResourceSpace (a digital asset management system), or similar systems.
- Improve maintainability, performance, security, using refactor and update systems, and maintain conformance with the community of users of each system.
- Test and monitor systems for proper operation.
- Implement test-driven development and/or behavior-driven development systems to ensure proper operation.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- At least two years developing code for production-quality, complex systems to process and enhance access to library, museum, or archival metadata in a professional or educational environment.
- Experience with at least one MVC-oriented development frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, Laravel, Django, or similar.
- Knowledge of metadata standards of representation and exchange that relate to library or collections systems, such as MARC, EAD, METS, MODS, TEI and other XML or JSON standards or guidelines.
- Understanding of software development practices. Experience with refactoring existing installed systems in order to enhance feature sets or upgrade to newer versions. Experience with source code control systems such as git. Experience with test-driven development (TDD) and/or behavior-driven development (BDD). Experience customizing open source software.
- Experience with theory and practice of relational databases such as MySQL and/or SQL Server.
- Familiarity with the Linux command line and shells (e.g. bash). Experience developing and deploying production systems in a Linux environment.
- Familiarity with source code control and collaborative development systems (e.g. git, svn).
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please include both your resume and cover letter in a single PDF or Word document titled “First Name Last Name”. Salary history may be required during the interview process. For more information about the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, please visit www.ushmm.org.
The US Holocaust Memorial Museum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This position is open to all qualified individuals. If you are not a US citizen, you must possess sufficient legal documentation and permission to work in the United States (and provide if requested).
For more information visit https://www.ushmm.org/information/career-volunteer-opportunities/careers/digital-collections-developer
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The Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives at Illinois College seeks a graduate-level intern for the fall 2016 semester (mid-August – mid-December 2016, flexible start and end dates). The position includes a generous stipend as well as furnished, on-campus housing.
Graduate or recently graduated students from MA or MLIS programs in history, public history, archival studies, historical administration, library sciences, and related disciplines are eligible to apply. Students interested in a career in archives, records management, public history, and museums are especially encouraged. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and
Interns may select from a variety of projects that emphasize their
interests, strengths, and professional goals. A few examples include:
– Processing the papers of Congressman Paul Findley (1921-present), approximately 60 linear feet, including family records, correspondence, Congressional records, photographs, audio-visual materials, and artifacts. Much of this collection has been rehoused and inventoried, but requires further processing, organization, and description
– Processing the correspondence of IC President Charles Rammelkamp (1905-1932), approximately 15 linear feet, including correspondence with dignitaries, covers the College’s involvement in the First World War, and ICs Centennial in 1929.
– Process the records of Sorosis, a local women’s literary society (1869-present), approximately 10 linear feet, that emphasizes women’s activism and education.
– Aid in collection inventories and creating finding aids
– Conduct research on museum artifact and document collections
– Assist in rehousing museum document collections
– Lead an effort to generate digital humanities projects at Illinois College that feature crowd-sourcing and interactive features, and participate in a project through the Council of Independent Colleges to add collections to SharedShelf and Artstor (through 2019). Assist in digitizing select collections to be made available to the campus community.
In conjunction with their project, the intern will make a public presentation, create an exhibit, or work closely with an undergraduate class on a specific project. The intern would also gain experience with the day-to-day management of a campus archives including aiding in research requests, managing the reading room, as well as aiding and assisting with related programs and/or activities. The intern may also assist with the management of the Paul Findley Congressional Office Museum.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references by *June 15, 2016*. Applications should be sent electronically as one PDF or Word Document to Samantha.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the subject line “Graduate Internship Application.” References should be able to speak to the applicant’s academic abilities, dependability, and interest in the field.
There will be a prompt reviewing of materials and candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by June 22, 2016.
About Illinois College
Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois state capital. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population, currently comprised of 26 percent underrepresented students.
The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success.
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Sul Ross State University seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and collaborative Education and Outreach Librarian. The Education and Outreach Librarian will work closely with faculty, staff, and students to deliver reference and instruction in-person and online using best practices for learning, teaching, and information literacy, and also develop instructional materials, research guides, and other resources to optimize utilization and understanding of Library services. The Librarian will develop and coordinate library outreach materials such as displays, exhibits and blog postings, as well as use social networking conduits, liaison relationships, and cultivated relationships with student groups to promote library services to the target community.
Required: Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library or information science program; familiarity with concepts and goals of information literacy; ability demonstrated by experience or coursework to learn and apply new technologies for the delivery of reference and research services commitment to student success; demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, perform multiple tasks simultaneously; demonstrated capacity to solve problems, work effectively with all levels of personnel, and contribute effectively to team efforts; and demonstrated excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Preferred: Two to five years’ experience in a library. Experience teaching library instruction classes in an academic environment; experience consulting with instructors and other academic support staff related to course and assignment design; experience creating instructional and information materials such as online tutorials, surveys, and guides; experience assessing the learning outcomes of library instruction classes; experience using Blackboard or other course management software; library reference and public service experience; experience creating/maintaining websites; experience in creating and managing social media sites for a library; demonstrated problem solving, decision making, negotiation, leadership skills.
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for the library’s instructional services and teaches information literacy courses; provides leadership and programming that promotes students’ acquisition of library research and information literacy skills and faculty integration of information literacy instruction into their courses; develops and administers an assessment program for the library’s reference and instructional services including periodic administrative and statistical reports. Develops and coordinates library outreach materials such as displays, exhibits and blog postings, as well as use social networking conduits, liaison relationships, and cultivated relationships with student groups to promote library services to the target community. Serves as liaison to Rio Grande College and Southwest Texas Junior College campuses located in Uvalde, Del Rio, and Eagle Pass. Provides information desk assistance including evening and weekend duty on a rotating basis with other librarians. Serves on library and University committees; participates in professional development activities.
This position is security sensitive.
Other Information: Flexible schedule encompassing early morning to late night and weekend hours. Some overnight travel to Rio Grande College Campuses will be required.To apply, visit: https://sulross.peopleadmin.com/postings/2443 Questions? Contact April Aultman Becker, Dean of Libraries and Research Technologies, at email@example.com
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The Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University (Roanoke, Va.) invites applications for the position of Technical Services and Metadata Librarian.
The librarian will provide leadership for acquisition and bibliographic control and/or metadata of materials in all formats. They will create original metadata records for the catalog and digital collections, plan and supervise cataloging and acquisitions operations, and administer the library’s digital content initiatives. Candidates are sought who possess a high level of flexibility and creativity, are committed to cross-functional librarianship, and are eager to participate in the daily life of a small, liberal arts university community. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.
For the complete position posting, including qualification requirements and application instructions, visit http://www.hollins.edu/library/jobs.shtml. Review of applications will begin June 10, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer. Hollins values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations.
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Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian – California State University Fullerton – Fullerton, CA
PAULINA JUNE & GEORGE POLLAK LIBRARY
DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES
Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian
California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking an energetic librarian who is innovative, technologically adept and service oriented, with a background in implementing and managing digital scholarship, publishing and scholarly communications programs at the university level.
The Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian is responsible for developing and maintaining services to faculty, students and researchers through the implementation and maintenance of a scholarly digital repository and other publishing options involving targeted outreach and educational support to the Cal State Fullerton campus population; monitors current developments in scholarly communications, authors’ rights, copyright law, Creative Commons licenses, open access, legislative initiatives, and institutional repositories; and shares that expertise with faculty, library staff, and students. The Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian works in collaboration with the California State University Chancellor’s Office personnel and with institutional repository managers across the CSU on system-wide projects.
The successful candidate will have:
• Experience working with digital scholarship, digital libraries, and institutional repositories;
• Outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;
• Project management experience, the ability to work collaboratively, and excellent problem solving skills;
• Knowledge of data management requirements for federal grants and publishers.
Positive tenure and promotion decisions require taking part in scholarly and professional activities and serving on department, library, and university committees.
• Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.
• At least two or more years of experience with digital publishing, institutional repositories and digital library management.
• Considerable experience consulting with teaching faculty, administrators and/or students to recruit content for digital scholarship projects.
• Knowledge of high impact practices, pedagogy, problem-based learning and familiarity with undergraduate and graduate-level research.
• Evidence of engaging in scholarly/professional activities (or interest/efforts toward such activities).
• Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability and willingness to work in a team environment and on projects within other units of the library.
• Ability to work effectively and collegially with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, staff, faculty, and community.
• A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
• Knowledge of current trends and issues in scholarly publishing, author self-archiving and publishers’ policies, as well as knowledge of specific digital libraries and institutional repositories software.
• Experience managing data in a Fedora-based repository system.
• Experience creating and maintaining webpages in a Drupal content management system.
• Proficiency in a variety of metadata standards, such as EAD, MSL, RDF Dublin Core, MODS, and state-of-the-art digitization practices.
• Experience with text layout and web design, HTML5, CSS, PHP/MySQL.
Rank & Salary
This is a tenure track position and will be at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans, defined benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities; spouse/domestic partner/dependent fee-waiver as well as access to campus child-care. For a detailed description of benefits, go to
August 15, 2016
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and
select 8747BR to begin the application process and provide the following
1. Letter of interest (relating your experience to the required qualifications) addressed to Dr. Scott Hewitt, Interim University Librarian
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Three letters of reference (see instructions below)
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
For full consideration, all application materials must be received by June 17, 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted until recommendations for appointments are made.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply.
EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Position type: Full-time
Hours per week: 37.50
Salary range: $51,445 – $85,684
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program, two years work experience in a library, and supervisory experience preferred.Responsibilities:
This is varied professional work in providing outreach to the public of all ages. Helps to plan and coordinate System Outreach, including, but not limited to School Outreach, Early Literacy outreach, Community Engagement, Latino Outreach, and Summer Reading Club outreach. Assists in the development of services that are designed to fulfill outreach goals and objectives in the Library’s strategic plan. May participate at a system level in training, planning, and other committee activities or projects.
Interviews will tentatively be scheduled in mid-late June. Tentative target start date will be mid July 2016.To Apply Send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form to Terry Bowen, Chief of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org Outreach Librarian Job Annoucement Outreach Librarian Job Description Application: Word document format or PDF format All required application materials must be received no later than : Monday, June 6, 2016 – 4:00pm Timetable for filling vacancies Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted no later than: Friday, June 10, 2016
For more information visit http://www.aacpl.net/positions/outreach-librarian
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