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Discussion Instruction and Outreach Assistants and Circulation Assistant, University Libraries at Loyola University Chicago (Apply by Sept 18)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:06 pm

The University Libraries at Loyola University Chicago have created 4 new part-time assistant positions for students currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library science program. We plan to hire:

• Two Instruction and Outreach Assistants to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park
• One Instruction and Outreach Assistant to work at the Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago
• One Circulation Assistant to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park

The University Libraries at Loyola University Chicago have created 4 new part-time assistant positions for students currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library science program. We plan to hire:

• Two Instruction and Outreach Assistants to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park
• One Instruction and Outreach Assistant to work at the Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago
• One Circulation Assistant to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park

Instruction and Outreach Assistant: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5693
Circulation Assistant: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5687

These positions will require approximately 15-19 hours of work each week and will continue through late April/early May 2018. The start date will be early October, exact date to be determined. The salary is $18 per hour, and benefits are not included.

To be considered for the position, please fill out an application and submit a cover letter detailing your experience and interest, and a CV/resume. The deadline for applications Monday, September 18, with a review of applications beginning immediately.

Please view the complete position descriptions and submit applications via the Loyola University employee applicant system.

Please contact Niamh McGuigan (nmcguigan@luc.edu) with any questions.

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Discussion Collection Development Librarian and Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art and Architecture, Harvard College Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:06 pm

The Harvard College Library is currently seeking candidates for the positions of Collection Development Librarian and Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art and Architecture.

To learn more or apply for these roles, please visit:
http://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs

After selecting Administrative/Staff Jobs (either internal or external), click ‘search openings’ and then enter either ‘43159BR’ (for the Collection Development role) or ‘43160BR’ (for the Visual Resources role) in the Auto Req ID Field.

The Harvard College Library is currently seeking candidates for the positions of Collection Development Librarian and Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art and Architecture.

To learn more or apply for these roles, please visit:
http://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs

After selecting Administrative/Staff Jobs (either internal or external), click ‘search openings’ and then enter either ‘43159BR’ (for the Collection Development role) or ‘43160BR’ (for the Visual Resources role) in the Auto Req ID Field.

Collection Development Librarian
Harvard University seeks an innovative, collaborative, and user-centered Collection Development Librarian to build and manage collections for one of the leading libraries in the world for the study of art, architecture, and visual culture from antiquity to the present. Reporting to the Herman and Joan Suit Librarian of the Fine Arts Library, the incumbent will select monographs and serials in all formats and work collaboratively with selectors in the Fine Arts Library and across Harvard Library. The incumbent will proactively partner with Harvard Library colleagues to develop creative solutions and efficient workflows for managing, acquiring, processing, and preserving library materials. He/she will actively engage with the visual arts community at Harvard to support innovative use of library collections in their teaching, research, and learning activities. To expand access to the Fine Arts Library’s unparalleled holdings of books, journals, visual resources, and special collections to a wider global audience, the Collection Development Librarian will participate in local, national, and international digital initiatives and collaborative collection development partnerships.

Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art and Architecture
Reporting to the Visual Resources Librarian, this position is responsible for research support, outreach, and collaboration, through visual materials in the field of Islamic art and architecture, to faculty, students, and researchers. Working in a patron-oriented service environment, this position provides assistance in all aspects of research, teaching, and learning with Islamic visual materials held the Fine Arts Library, as well as with related online resources. Visual materials collections in the Fine Arts Library document all aspects of Islamic art and architecture in all formats, including digital images, 35mm and glass lantern slides for teaching, historic photographs and albums, illustrated publications, postcards, and ephemera. Additional responsibilities include implementation of appropriate and forward-looking image metadata schemes, digital access, participation in collection development and management, and assisting in the development and promotion of Fine Arts Library resources and services. The incumbent works closely with the Bibliographer in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture and the Photographic Resources Librarian in the Fine Arts Library, as well as the faculty and staff of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

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ALA Rural, Native, and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds Committee

Event RNTLOAK September 2017 Conference Call

by Jody Gray-IL (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 11:24 am

Start time: 11am PST/ 12pm MST/ 1pm CST/ 2pm EST

 Toll free number: 877-927-7943

Participant Passcode: 19542802

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Discussion Librarian II - Children's Services, Charleston County Public Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:36 am

LIBRARIAN II - CHILDREN'S SERVICES - OTRANTO REGIONAL: Full time position.

http://www.ccpl.org/content.asp?name=Site&catID=6317&parentID=5378 

LIBRARIAN II - CHILDREN'S SERVICES - OTRANTO REGIONAL: Full time position.

http://www.ccpl.org/content.asp?name=Site&catID=6317&parentID=5378 

In our fast growing library system, this candidate serves as the Children's Cluster Head for the locations in the Otranto Cluster; must be able to communicate all information from the Children's Services Coordinator, work on designated system wide projects and attend monthly meetings with other children's cluster heads. As head of Children's Services for the branch, must possess exceptional knowledge and competency of modern principles and practices in children's services and products, both print and electronic, for children from infancy to fifth grade. Provide reader's advisory and information services to customers of the Children's Department; knowledge of and experience with parent education initiatives, Every Child Ready to Read, and early literacy skills are desirable. Ability to promote use of the library and its services to youth, their caregivers, educators, and advocacy groups through outreach events, school visits, and library tours is necessary. Must also be able to develop new and maintain ongoing children's programs, storytimes/storytelling, puppetry programs, STEAM/STEM programs and outreach opportunities to promote literacy. This person must be able to supervise a staff of one professional and one paraprofessional and occasionally serve as the senior staff person in the facility. Participate in collection development and maintenance, including selecting children's materials for acquisition and withdrawal in consultation with Library Collection and Technical Services staff and Children's Department Coordinator. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software; Microsoft Office Suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances as they arise. Must be comfortable with emerging technology as well as children's educational and gaming programs. Maintain and contribute to the Children's Department social media presence. Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail; possess the ability to carry out assignments independently, show initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and collections, as well as ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and the general public. Must have the ability to work well with people in groups and individual settings. Must be courteous and possess tact and good judgment. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Supervisory experience preferred. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain departmental and branch operations. Evening and weekend work included. Must have the stamina for periods of standing, sitting, walking, reaching, bending and stooping. Must be able to lift books, AV equipment, program materials weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds. REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree with two (2) years of professional public library or related experience. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library Certification. Subject specialization or skills developed through work experience and/or education where appropriate. Hiring Salary Range: $41,433.60 - $56,347.20 annually depending on qualifications. Closing date: Open until position is filled.

 

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Discussion Digital Archivist, University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (apply by Sept 30)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:08 am

Job Title: Archivist, Assistant ETT
Job ID: 9041
Date Opened: 08/31/2017
Closes at 11:59PM MT on 09/30/2017

Apply at https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Pag... 

Job Title: Archivist, Assistant ETT
Job ID: 9041
Date Opened: 08/31/2017
Closes at 11:59PM MT on 09/30/2017

Apply at https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Pag... 

The Digital Archivist is responsible for the acquisition, stewardship, and discovery of archival content in digital form. They will apply core archival principles of appraisal and description to documentation which is “born digital” and ensure that archival digital content is stable, discoverable, and persistent.

Supports the academic mission of the University of Wyoming:

Digital Archives: Develops and executes processes enabling effective and efficient acquisition, appraisal, ingest, preservation and management of born-digital (and hybrid) archival collections. Works with a variety of stakeholders including, University Libraries, Information Technology, donors / creators of collections, and AHC archivists and staff to ensure stewardship and technical needs are met, in line with standards and best practices for metadata, curation, rights management, and access.
Professional Practice: Identifies, appraises, and curates born-digital content in existing manuscript and archival collections and University records. Solicits born-digital records and consults with record creators to achieve the transfer of content into the repository. Works closely with the AHC University Archivist to manage University electronic records in compliance with disposition schedules. Serves as a resource for colleagues within AHC, at UW, and around the state for information and support in best practices for the acquisition, description, management and preservation of born digital content in an archival setting. Creates and maintain appropriate workflows, staffing, hardware and software to ensure ingest, description, access and stewardship of born digital content.
Hires, trains and supervises student employees. Maintains high level of knowledge and awareness of best practices and emerging technologies and trends in the area of digital curation, metatdata standards, digital forensics, and digital asset management systems.
Instructional Support and Classroom Teaching: May deliver instruction, develop campus learning opportunities, and supervise graduate research assistants and interns.
Acquisitions: Engages in additional collection development activities to enrich the AHC’s holdings.
Research and/or creative activity.
University and professional service.
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

 

Minimum Qualifications
MA or MLS/MLIS with an archival concentration and two years of experience working with digital content.
Knowledge of digital forensic tools for harvesting, managing and preserving born-digital materials, with preservation and access platforms for digital content.
Familiarity with metadata standards such as DACS, EAD, Dublin Core, MODS, PREMIS. Demonstrated experience processing born-digital collections and capturing disk images from legacy media.
Demonstrated understanding of archival principles and practices.
Demonstrated capacity for (or evidence of) service and scholarship consistent with the requirements of faculty archivists at the AHC.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
Desired Qualifications
Digital Archivist Specialist (DAS) certification;
Programming, scripting and querying skills,
Additional advanced degree, and
Experience applying computational, mapping, or visualization tools to digital resources.
Required Materials
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.

Hiring Statement
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Welcome to Laramie
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

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Discussion University Archivist, University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (apply by Sept 30)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:01 am

Job Title:Archivist, Assistant ETT
Job ID: 9032
Date Opened: 08/29/2017
Closes at 11:59PM MT on 09/30/2017

Apply at https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Pag... 

Job Title:Archivist, Assistant ETT
Job ID: 9032
Date Opened: 08/29/2017
Closes at 11:59PM MT on 09/30/2017

Apply at https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Pag... 

The University Archivist undertakes appraisal and acquisition of records of the University of Wyoming. The archivist is responsible for determining which records have permanent legal or historical value. The records include departmental records, selected faculty papers, and materials documenting life and events at the University of Wyoming. The University Archivist works with the university community and the public at large to promote an understanding of the history and legacy of the university.

Supports the academic mission of the University of Wyoming:

University Archives: Supervises university archives and records management program, including handling collections, management issues, improving access to university archives collections and assisting UW personnel with records request. Creates and implements outreach efforts to increase the visibility of the university archives program. Documents important events on campus, often quickly after they occur. Provides records management services to university community, including soliciting, appraising, scheduling, disposing, and processing university records. Facilitates transfer of born digital archives and contributes to AHC born digital records policies.
Professional Practice: Arrange and describe research collections. Create finding aids to assist in location of pertinent material. Apply expert knowledge of wide range of professional standards, sources, and practices. Chair and/or serve on Al-IC committees and task forces as appointed. Communicate effectively with colleagues, collection donors, researchers, teaching faculty and members of the public in order to promote access to the resources of the AHC.
Instructional Support and Classroom Teaching: Provide lectures on archival or historical topics for UW or community college classes. Train and supervise interns and volunteers.
Acquisitions: Engage in collection development activities to enrich the American Heritage Center's holdings.
Research and/or creative activity.
University and professional service.

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications
MA or MLS/MLIS with an archival concentration and two years of experience working with archival material.
Familiarity with metadata standards such as MARC, RDA, DACS and EAD, and with retention schedules and disposition practices.
Demonstrated understanding of archival principles and practices.
Experience working with record creators and in engaging communities through archival collections.
Demonstrated capacity for (or evidence of) service and scholarship consistent with the requirements of faculty archivists at the AHC.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
Desired Qualifications
Digital Archivist Specialist (DAS) certification;
Additional advanced degree;
Experience developing programs and exhibits.
Required Materials
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.

Hiring Statement
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Welcome to Laramie
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

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