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HRDR Advisory Committee (Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment)

Discussion Fall conference call - November 6 at noon (Eastern)

by Miranda Bennett on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:10 am

The ALA Recruitment Assembly and HRDR Advisory Committee will hold their fall joint conference call on Monday, November 6, 12:00-1:00 (Eastern). In accordance with ALA policy, this is an open meeting. Any ALA member wishing to participate should contact the HRDR Advisory Committee chair, Miranda Bennett (mhbennet@mailbox.sc.edu), for dial-in information.

ALA Recruitment Assembly

Discussion Fall conference call - November 6 at noon (Eastern)

by Miranda Bennett on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:09 am

The ALA Recruitment Assembly and HRDR Advisory Committee will hold their fall joint conference call on Monday, November 6, 12:00-1:00 (Eastern). In accordance with ALA policy, this is an open meeting. Any ALA member wishing to participate should contact the HRDR Advisory Committee chair, Miranda Bennett (mhbennet@mailbox.sc.edu), for dial-in information.

ACRL IS Teaching Methods Committee (Instruction Section)

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by Erin Rinto on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:54 pm

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ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)

Online Doc University Librarian & Director of Auraria Library - Denver, CO

by Andrea Falcone on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:54 am

The University of Colorado Denver seeks an innovative, visionary, inspired leader to serve as the University Librarian and Director of the Auraria Library. The Library is located on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, Colorado. The Library serves over 45,000 students, faculty and staff from three institutions of higher education on one campus – University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Community College of Denver.

The University of Colorado Denver seeks an innovative, visionary, inspired leader to serve as the University Librarian and Director of the Auraria Library. The Library is located on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, Colorado. The Library serves over 45,000 students, faculty and staff from three institutions of higher education on one campus – University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Community College of Denver. The Library is newly renovated and for more information about the renovation, visit http://library.auraria.edu/renovations/phases/innovating-dreams.

For more information about this position, visit: https://library.auraria.edu/about/jobs/university-librarian-director.

 

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RUSA Board of Directors

Discussion Agenda RUSA Board, Oct 16, 2017

by Chris LeBeau on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:48 am

 RUSA Board meeting 10/16/2017 at 12pm CDT.

 RUSA Board meeting 10/16/2017 at 12pm CDT.

Access link: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r7k5p7svtfor/

*Attendees will login as a guest with their name, officers please add your position.

Optional call-in number: 1-866-718-7314

Participant Code: 92491678#

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GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion GODORT Steering Committee meeting notice

by Shari Laster on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:58 pm

Steering will meet on Tuesday, October 31st, at 10am PDT/1pm EDT.

We're meeting in Adobe Connect: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortsteering/. (If you need to connect by phone, use (844) 801-7777 access code 738241)

Agenda:

Steering will meet on Tuesday, October 31st, at 10am PDT/1pm EDT.

We're meeting in Adobe Connect: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortsteering/. (If you need to connect by phone, use (844) 801-7777 access code 738241)

Agenda:

  1. Welcome & introductions
  2. Announcements
    1. Update from Awards Committee
  3. Old business
    1. Update on Title 44 revisions
    2. Conference schedules for 2018
  4. New business
    1. Next steps for FDLP overview document (old business from 2015)
    2. Identify procedural actions needed between now & Midwinter
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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management, William Paterson University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:37 pm

Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management

Job Code 727BCL

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management.  

Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management

Job Code 727BCL

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management.  

For a full job description, see Job Code 727 athttps://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/emps/jobs/positions2.cfm?job=27415

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, The Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management provides leadership, vision and overall management of Cheng Library’s Resource Management Division, which covers all library technical services personnel, operations, and departments, and is a member of the library’s management and planning team. S/he participates in strategic planning, development of new initiatives, policy development, and library governance. The Assistant Director participates in the Library’s User Education and Liaison programs, and serves on Library, University, regional and national committees, as appropriate.  The Resource Management Division includes the Periodicals & Interlibrary Loan, Cataloging, Library Information Systems, and Acquisitions departments.

Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree and a second master’s (or doctoral) degree in a field relevant to the University curriculum; Demonstrated strong communication, analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills; Evidence of extensive knowledge about library technical service operations, trends, and best practices; A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible academic library employment, including supervisory and administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  Front-line experience working in at least one core area of library technical services; experience with budgeting; experience working with the Voyager System; work experience with diverse populations.   

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Pamela Vovchuk at LibrarySearch@wpunj.edu or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Cheng Library, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application.

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

For additional information about the University visit www.wpunj.edu.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Organizational Director, Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (apply by Oct 25)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:35 pm

Organizational Director

Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA)

Part-time, Contract/Remote

Salary: $25/hour

Organizational Director

Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA)

Part-time, Contract/Remote

Salary: $25/hour

  • Hours: Flexible hours (10-15 hours/week)
  • Job Type: Part-time, Contract/Remote
  • Contract terms: 1 year (Renewable)
  • Closing: October 25, 2017

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc (BCALA), the oldest ethnic caucus of the American Library Association, is seeking a Part-time Organizational Director to assist with its administrative functions. The Organizational Director will report directly to the President of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA), will work closely with the Executive Board and provide vital services to its members

BCALA Mission

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. serves as an advocate for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services and resources to the nation's African American community; and provides leadership for the recruitment and professional development of African American librarians.

Visit: bcala.org to learn more

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field combined with significant relevant work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent leadership, communication, collaboration, project management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with website standards and usability
  • Strong knowledge of Word Press
  • Excels at working under pressure with tight deadlines – sometimes with little notice
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program in Library or Information Science
  • 2-5 years of experience in web site management

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as representative of BCALA by displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with board, members and public.
  • Serves as first point of contact in handling member inquiries or complaints
  • Assists with general accounting operations as needed, e.g. processing payments (dues, vendors)
  • Responsible for BCALA Jobs, e.g. (posting, facilitating payments and invoicing)
  • Set-up and manage the electronic voting process
  • Maintain and updates membership database
  • Receives and process member applications and renewals and sends out electronic reminders on behalf of the Executive Board and Membership Committee
  • Updates and publishes content on Association’s website
  • Assists with the planning and online presence of the National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the President of the BCALA

TO APPLY:

Interested individuals who meet the requirements should submit a cover letter, current resume, and two professional references by 11:59 PM on October 25, 2017 using the contact information below. Please include “Organizational Director” in the subject line of your email.

Denyvetta Davis

Email: president@bcala.org

Phone: 405-609-4987

The BCALA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities, and will not discriminate against any candidate because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability

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