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2016 (Laura Ingalls) Wilder Award Selection

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2016 (Laura Ingalls) Wilder Award Selection

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ACRL Leadership Discussion Group

Discussion New Webinar "Being Bold to Open Doors" on 10/30 at 9 am PST/11 am CST/12 pm EST

by Raymond Pun on Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 08:45 pm

Save the date!
 
The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on October 30, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Jessica Clemmons from the University at Buffalo

 
Her talk is titled "Being Bold to Open Doors." The free webinar will be recorded and will last an hour. Please feel free to share with others too. 

Save the date!
 
The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on October 30, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Jessica Clemmons from the University at Buffalo

 
Her talk is titled "Being Bold to Open Doors." The free webinar will be recorded and will last an hour. Please feel free to share with others too. 

Register here: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef1798a7f7ed396c7b9449fa6c118c6fb

 

 

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ACRL Leadership Discussion Group

Discussion Upcoming Webinar for ACRL Leadership DG: "Leading and Managing Strategy for a Visible Difference" on 9/11 at 9 AM PST

by Raymond Pun on Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 08:40 pm

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The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on September 11, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Mary Lee Kennedy from The Kennedy Group.
 
Her talk is titled "Leading and Managing Strategy for a Visible Difference." The free webinar will be recorded and will last an hour. Please feel free to share with others too. 
 

Save the date!
 
The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on September 11, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Mary Lee Kennedy from The Kennedy Group.
 
Her talk is titled "Leading and Managing Strategy for a Visible Difference." The free webinar will be recorded and will last an hour. Please feel free to share with others too. 
 
Bio: Mary Lee Kennedy partners with organizations to build strong communities that take full advantage of the information landscape. She was director of Knowledge Networks at Microsoft, Senior Associate Provost at Harvard, and most recently, Chief Library Officer at the New York Public Library.

Event Login Page: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/eecvx6pgenrh/event/login.html

Event Registration Page: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/eecvx6pgenrh/event/registration.html

Recorded Webinar Link:  http://ala.adobeconnect.com/pqd8mq4n2li9/

Thanks,
Ray
Convener for ACRL Leadership DG 2017-2018

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Teen Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library (apply by Sept 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:50 pm

Teen Services Librarian position open in Worcester, MA.  This position is in a diverse community in a busy downtown main library branch.

http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/employment-opportunities/job-details?thingDataId=Z3ZsIUPrRwwhgymqM-1-FA
 

TEEN SERVICES LIBRARIAN

(GRADUATE LIBRARIAN 2)

Teen Services Librarian position open in Worcester, MA.  This position is in a diverse community in a busy downtown main library branch.

http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/employment-opportunities/job-details?thingDataId=Z3ZsIUPrRwwhgymqM-1-FA
 

TEEN SERVICES LIBRARIAN

(GRADUATE LIBRARIAN 2)

The Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Teen Services Librarian! This position is a beginning professional position working under the supervision of the Youth Services Manager with overall oversight by the Youth Services Coordinator. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community. The candidate will be responsible for connecting teen library customers with the information they seek and developing and implementing engaging library programs, collections and services. The candidate in this position will also assist with all aspects of youth services in a busy department, including providing customer assistance at various service points.

SALARY: $44,852.70 – $65,264.96 annually; $21.49 - $31.27 hourly

For a Full Job Description Visit: http://tinyurl.com/mywpl-jobs

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Discussion Web Application Developer/Architect - Associate or Senior Associate Rank, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library (apply by Oct 20)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:50 pm

https://jobs.illinois.edu

 

Web Application Developer/Architect (Associate or Senior Associate Rank)

Library Information Technology

University Library

https://jobs.illinois.edu

 

Web Application Developer/Architect (Associate or Senior Associate Rank)

Library Information Technology

University Library

Academic Professional

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% Academic Professional appointment.

About the position:  Reporting to the Manager of the Scholarly Communications and Repository Services team, this position will be responsible for the high-level technical architecture and the scalability of the software and systems developed by the Scholarly Communications and Repository Services team, in addition to software development. This person will also be responsible for liaising with the Library IT Infrastructure Management and Support (IMS) group and with campus partners, most notably National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and campus Technology Services for ensuring that storage and infrastructure are scalable and meet the needs of the Library. The incumbent will also collaborate with various stakeholders, including the Library leadership, coordinators, and managers for digital preservation, digital repositories, research data, publishing, archives, metadata, etc.   

Major Duties and Responsibilities

       Work with other infrastructure professionals in the Library and across campus, design, document, and help maintain the high-level architecture required for the stable and scalable operation of the Library’s suite of Scholarly Communications and Repository Services.

       Develop applications according to specifications provided by end-users and approved by the project stakeholders.

       Support existing applications by answering user questions, fixing bugs and iteratively enhancing available functionality.

       Respond to user requests for service in a timely, policy appropriate, and professional manner.

       Work closely with various project stakeholders.

       Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications for Associate Level

Required Qualifications:

       Bachelor’s Degree

       Minimum 3 years related professional experience which should include:

o       Working with relational databases

o       Developing web applications

o       Deploying and maintaining applications in a Linux environment

o       Gathering requirements and performing systems analysis

       Demonstrated ability to develop complex web applications or sites, which interact heavily with other systems

       Demonstrated understanding of client-server web architectures and related best practices

       Ability and desire to work in a collaborative team environment

       Demonstrated customer service skills

Preferred qualifications:

       Degree in an Information Technology related field

       Demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, or similar programming languages and/or web frameworks

       Experience working with PostgreSQL

       Demonstrated understanding of Linux systems administration

       Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other infrastructure in the cloud systems

       Familiar with authentication, authorization, and web application security best practices

       Experience leading a small team of developers

       Experience with web application troubleshooting

       Knowledge of and ability to utilize project management skills

 

Qualifications for Senior Associate Level

Required Qualifications:

       Bachelor’s Degree

       Minimum 5 years related professional experience which should include:

o       In-depth experience with relational databases, including schema design, creating indexes, stored procedures, and optimizing performance.

o       Developing and management of web applications

o       Deploying and troubleshooting applications in a Linux environment

o       Gathering requirements and performing systems analysis

       Ability to develop complex web applications or sites, which interact heavily with other systems

       Deep understanding of client, server web architectures and related best practices

       Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team environment

       Demonstrated customer service skills

       Demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, or similar programming languages and/or web frameworks

       Experience working with PostgreSQL

       Demonstrated understanding of Linux systems administration

       Familiar with authentication, authorization, and web application security best practices

       Experience leading a small team of developers

       Advanced web application troubleshooting experience

       Working experience of utilize project management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

       Degree in an Information Technology related field

       Experience designing and deploying applications for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or similar cloud infrastructure

       Experience working at the academic research library

       Demonstrated success performing complex work both independently and collaboratively with a diverse group of people as a leader

       Experience in the digital library community

Academic Professional employees are encouraged to use “investigation time” to pursue areas of interest, not directly in support of an immediate program need, in accordance with the University Library’s policy on Investigation Time for Academic Professional Employees http://www.library.illinois.edu/administration/human/resources/investigationtime.html. Some investigations originating in this manner may evolve into regular work assignments or production activities.

Environment: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library is a leader in the delivery of user services, and active programs in information, instructional, access, and scholarly services that help the Library to maintain its place at the intellectual heart of the campus. The Library also holds one of the preeminent research collections in the world, encompassing more than 13 million volumes and a total of more than 23 million items. The Library is committed to maintaining the strongest collections and service programs possible, and to engaging in research, development, and scholarly practice - all of which support the University's missions of teaching, research, and public engagement. The Library employs approximately 90 faculty members, and more than 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants. For more information, see: http://www.library.illinois.edu/.

The Scholarly Communications and Repositories group is a team of five programmers providing technical support for a variety of digital library, publishing and repository systems at the University of Illinois Library, including the institutional repository (IDEALS), the Medusa preservation repository, Illinois Data Bank, Illinois Digital Library, Undergraduate Research Journals at Illinois, Publishing Without Walls, and the Graduate College’s Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Deposit system. In developing and maintaining these applications, the team uses an agile methodology and a user-centered design philosophy in collaboration with multiple units throughout the library including Library IT, Digital preservation, Scholarly Communications and Publishing, Research Data Service, Digital Content Creation, University Archives, and Content Access Management.

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

Salary and Rank: Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

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

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before October 20, 2017.

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. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

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Discussion Youth Services Manager, Multnomah County Library in Portland (apply by Sept 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:49 pm

Job Title: Youth Services Manager

Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Organization: Multnomah County Library 
City & State: Portland, OR

Job Title: Youth Services Manager

Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Organization: Multnomah County Library 
City & State: Portland, OR

Full job announcementMultnomah County Jobs 
 
Brief description:

We're pleased to announce our search for a leader for the Youth Services team. As the Youth Services Manager, you will partner with our Programming and Outreach Director to coordinate the work of the library’s services to children, students, their families, and educators. You will oversee the work of our Books 2U and School Corps programs and the library's overall approach to partnering and delivering service to schools. In this highly visible leadership role, you will be accessible and approachable to staff and educators alike, working collaboratively with staff and stakeholders in resolving issues, implementing change, and improving service. You will play a significant role in the Youth Services team and provide guidance to the system-wide youth priorities. 

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Discussion Resident Librarian, University of Virginia (apply by Dec 15)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:42 pm

Resident Librarian

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?ti...

Resident Librarian

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?ti...

The University of Virginia Library invites applications from early career librarians for our three-year Resident Librarians program. The program is part of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance.

The University of Virginia Libraries has an annual budget of about $38 million, with more than 5 million books in open and closed stacks, over half a million ebooks, more than 200,000 electronic journal subscriptions, and 20 million artifacts in the Harrison Small Special Collections Libraries. We remain a pioneer in digital humanities, and are home to the Scholars' Lab, which debuted a decade ago and continues a source of innovation and rich discovery. Neatline, Blacklight, Praxis, Spatial Humanities and other programs, tools, and concepts influential in the digital humanities were born here. We have a long history of collaboration with other institutions on projects that include Fedora (the repository platform), Academic Preservation Trust, the Virtual Library of Virginia, ARL, and SPARC.

For information, please reach lm6g@virginia.edu

Residency: Residents will have professional opportunities in areas of the Library and affiliated organizations including but not limited to Scholarly Communication, Special Collections, Preservation, and Scholar's Lab for Digital Humanities, IT, User Experience, Library Services, Content & Acquisitions, and the Data Science Institute. Each resident is expected to shape the residency to his or her interest, and design and deliver a capstone project as part of this three-year appointment.

Deadlines: The application period will open August 30, 2017 and close on December 15, 2017 with a July 1, 2018 start date.

For information, please contact Phylissa Mitchell at lm6g@virginia.edu.

See also [jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82743]full job posting.

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