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Discussion Instructional & Digital Initiatives Librarian, Morgan State University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:37 am

FY16 2016-364 INSTRUCTIONAL & DIGITAL INITIATIVES LIBRARIAN

FY16 2016-364 INSTRUCTIONAL & DIGITAL INITIATIVES LIBRARIAN

Job # FY16 2016-364
Job Type Administrative
Department Earl S. Richardson Library
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full-Time
Class Code A9003
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date July 18, 2016
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Department: Earl S. Richardson Library
Introduction: The Earl S. Richardson Library is currently recruiting for an Instructional & Digital Initiatives Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of Morgan State University, the largest Historically Black University in Maryland.

Duties: Providing general instruction and leading the library team in implementing digital projects; creating, implementing and interweaving innovative digital applications; implementing and troubleshooting EBSCO's and EDS discovery layer tools; managing referenced statistics and providing monthly reports; surveying blogs, key online sites and technical journals; developing infrastructure for the dissemination of new library technologies; assisting library patrons with reference queries; providing monthly "emerging technologies talks" for patrons and library staff and performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA accredited university and one year of experience with current digital library technologies.
Requirements: Proven instruction and digital track record; ability to understand and apply departmental policies and procedures; and the ability to communicate effectively.
To Apply: Email a cover letter to jobs@morgan.edu, indicating Job # FY16 2016-364 in the subject line and attach the following items: a resume, a completed Morgan State University Employment Application, (which should include salary requirements and references). Alternatively, you may mail the required items to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, and 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251. Application packets can also be faxed to: 443-885-8209 (Incomplete submissions of any type may not be given consideration).
If you have submitted an electronic application successfully, you will receive a confirmation message.
**NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW. **
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States. EEO/AA

 

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Discussion Community Engagement Coordinator, Madison Public Library (apply by Nov. 27)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:29 am

MADISON, CITY OF (WI) invites applications for the position of: Community Engagement Coordinator

SALARY: $31.30 - $37.61 Hourly
$2,425.46 - $2,914.96 Biweekly
$5,255.16 - $6,315.75 Monthly
$63,061.96 - $75,788.96 Annually

COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 18/10

JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME

DEPARTMENT: Library

OPENING DATE: 11/04/16

CLOSING DATE: 11/27/16 11:59 PM

MADISON, CITY OF (WI) invites applications for the position of: Community Engagement Coordinator

SALARY: $31.30 - $37.61 Hourly
$2,425.46 - $2,914.96 Biweekly
$5,255.16 - $6,315.75 Monthly
$63,061.96 - $75,788.96 Annually

COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 18/10

JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME

DEPARTMENT: Library

OPENING DATE: 11/04/16

CLOSING DATE: 11/27/16 11:59 PM

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Community Engagement Coordinator at the Madison Public Library will be a public face for the library, and a powerful voice for the many different neighborhoods throughout Madison. In this position, you will focus on establishing relationships with individuals and organizations throughout the City, especially those representing under-resourced neighborhoods. The Community Engagement Coordinator will use data and community conversations to determine needs and will translate those needs into action under the umbrella of the library's strategic priorities. The Community Engagement Coordinator will participate in the Madison Public Library's racial equity and social justice initiatives. Your responsibilities will include participating as a member of the Library's Management Team and providing leadership on issues of community engagement for the entire Madison Public Library system.
The Community Engagement Coordinator must possess:
• a passion for working to improve the lives of people across the City of Madison
• a demonstrated ability to build relationships
• a considerable history of project management, particularly with projects involving numerous partner agencies
• an ability to be inspired by the community and in turn, to inspire others
• a high-degree of diplomacy
• demonstrated leadership ability
• good communication skills, both in writing and in speech
• a deep understanding of principles of racial equity and social justice
The Madison Public Library is an award-winning library system, dedicated to celebrating ideas, promoting creativity, connecting people, and enriching lives. Working for Madison Public Library means working alongside a highly talented and truly outstanding group of people. And, we don't just excel in traditional library services: The Bubbler has gotten national attention for taking the makerspace concept into new and exciting directions; our youth services librarians are working with nurses to incorporate literacy into in-home prenatal care visits; and librarians lead four of the City of Madison's Neighborhood Resource Teams. Our spaces also shine, with a new community kitchen supporting youth nutrition and community meals at our Meadowridge Library, while the fully equipped Media Lab in our Central Library uses experts in the field to teach everything from audio engineering to video game design to Photoshop. Madison Public Library is bigger than our buildings, though – our focus is community engagement and empowerment – both within and outside the library walls. We are in the business of changing lives.

IMPORTANT: THERE ARE TWO SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAY TYPE QUESTIONS ON THE JOB POSTING. YOU MUST ANSWER BOTH QUESTIONS AND ATTACH YOUR ANSWERS TO THOSE QUESTIONS IN THE ATTACHMENT SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT THE RESPONSES WILL NOT MOVE FORWARD IN THE PROCESS.  

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and maintain community relationships and explore new community partnerships:
• Attend community meetings and events as a representative of the Library.
• Join city-wide teams and initiatives to gain greater insight into issues surrounding Madison's citizens.
• Use assessment tools to determine needs of individual communities and community members.
• Use evaluation tools to evaluate impact of program and service efforts.
• Communicate information gained from community engagement efforts library-wide.
Provide leadership and serve as a resource on community engagement topics not only for library staff, but for community organizations and community members:
• Recognize opportunities for collaborative projects.
• Present library resources to community members.
• Connect community members and organizations to library resources and staff.
• Connect community members and organizations to other appropriate community members and organizations.
Manage staff and budgets related to community engagement.

Actively participate in professional development, and serve as a resource, trainer and model for library staff and community members.

For the complete list of duties and responsibilities, please reference the Library Program Supervisor classification specification on-line at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/default.cfm?action=specbullet...

For more information about the Madison Public Library and its programs, please visit:
http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Four years of professional experience providing leadership, coordination, and management of community development/outreach/engagement/programming.
And
• A Master's Degree in Library or Information Science, or a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Ethnic Studies, or a related field.
If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Four years experience in applying the following:
• Practices and procedures relating to the establishment and oversight of community programming.
Two years experience in applying the following:
• Principles and practices surrounding community building and engagement, and cultural and economic issues involved in serving traditionally underserved populations.
• Budgeting and recordkeeping procedures and practices.
• Public administration principles and practices.
• Computer software applicable to the duties of the position.
Familiarity with the following:
• Full range of supervisory principles and practices, labor relations and personnel management.
• The role of the public library in the community.
• Tools, equipment and services applicable to the library, and in conjunction with community partners/presenters.
Ability to:
• Perform as a leader and as a collaborative team member.
• Apply research and professional reading to practice.
• Maintain a flexible approach to assignments and schedules.
• Obtain agreements through negotiation and discussion.
The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its citizens and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse and/or underserved individuals and communities in traditional and non-traditional settings; apply racial equity principles and communicate effectively across cultures; develop and maintain relationships with community partners, City staff, library staff, and members of the general public.
For a complete list of the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, please see the class specification at this link:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/default.cfm?action=specbullet...

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to meet the transportation requirements of the position.

The incumbent will be expected to adjust scheduled hours to lead evening and weekend programs.

Physical Requirements:

The incumbent will be expected to lift up to 50 pounds frequently. Must be able to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, reach overhead and repeatedly lift objects weighing up to three pounds. The incumbent must be able to assist in setting up room arrangements (including moving tables and chairs) and operate equipment.

*The payroll title is Library Program Supervisor.
* A 2.25% pay increase will be effective December 4, 2016.

THE CITY OF MADISON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER FUNCTIONING UNDER AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN. WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE OF COLOR, WOMEN AND INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY TO APPLY.

It is your responsibility to list all related jobs, correct dates of employment, average number of hours worked per week, etc. Be sure to place the complete job title on your application. If you wish to provide additional or supplemental information, please provide a resume in addition to the formal application. If you are still employed please indicate this. Failure to provide accurate and complete information may result in you not being considered for this position.

All applicants are notified by email of the status of their application in each selection process. Those applicants invited to exams will receive an email notice of the date, time, and location. Alternate exam dates/times are not available except in the case of an emergency. Emergency situations are reviewed on an individual basis. Conflicting work hours are not considered an emergency. Exams are job specific and are developed based on the duties to be performed and the criteria listed under the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section of the job announcement . Exam results are generally available within 2 weeks of the exam, and will be emailed or may be accessed through your NEOGOV account. Due to the volume of exams given by our office, exam scores are not available via telephone.

As an employer, the City of Madison places a strong emphasis on customer service and strives to provide a working environment where: Engagement and equity are supported; Diversity and differing opinions are valued; Teamwork and open and honest communication are encouraged; Meeting customer needs through quality service is a common goal; Creativity is encouraged; Continuous learning and improvement is fostered. Come be a part of the team!

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofmadison.com/hr

210 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd.
CCB Rm 501
Madison, WI 53703
608-266-4615

hr@cityofmadison.com
Position #2016-00356
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
JT

 

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Discussion Librarian 1 - Teen Services, Madison Public Library (apply by Nov. 27)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:26 am

MADISON, CITY OF (WI) invites applications for the position of: Librarian 1 - Teen Services

SALARY: $1,982.83 /BiWeekly
COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 33/01
JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME 
DEPARTMENT: Library 
OPENING DATE: 11/03/16 
CLOSING DATE: 11/27/16 11:59 PM 

MADISON, CITY OF (WI) invites applications for the position of: Librarian 1 - Teen Services

SALARY: $1,982.83 /BiWeekly
COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 33/01
JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME 
DEPARTMENT: Library 
OPENING DATE: 11/03/16 
CLOSING DATE: 11/27/16 11:59 PM 

About The Job:
This Teen Librarian position will be based out of the Meadowridge Library and serve middle school and high school youth on the west side of Madison. This position will focus on collaborations with many community partners, such as west Madison schools, Neighborhood Centers, churches and community organizations, including The Road Home and MSCR, as well as working with neighborhood residents to identify community needs and develop engaging learning opportunities and programs to meet those needs.

The Teen Services Librarian will coordinate, collaborate and work closely with the Meadowridge Youth Services Librarian to provide assistance and programming for youth both inside and outside of the library building. This position is also part of the system-wide Youth Services team, consisting of other youth-serving Librarians, Library Assistants and Pages located at libraries throughout the city who meet regularly in order to develop programming, receive professional development and organize the library's effort to reach the city's youth.

About You:

You have a passion for working with middle school and high school youth in creative and engaging ways that promote literacy and learning. Equally, you have a passion for working with the community and developing relationships with people and organizations. You are flexible and can plan and carry out programs and services. You have a deep commitment to principles of racial equity, inclusion, and social justice. You have a complete understanding of library practices and principles. You can provide high-quality service to youth in a busy neighborhood library, and in the community. You are a good communicator, both in writing and in speech.

About The Madison Public Library:

The Madison Public Library is an award-winning library system, dedicated to celebrating ideas, promoting creativity, connecting people, and enriching lives. Working for Madison Public Library means working alongside a highly talented and truly outstanding group of people. And, we don't just excel in traditional library services: The Bubbler has received national attention for taking the makerspace concept into new and exciting directions; our youth services librarians are working with nurses to incorporate literacy into in-home prenatal care visits; and librarians lead four of the City of Madison's Neighborhood Resource Teams. Our spaces also shine, with a new community kitchen supporting youth nutrition and community meals at our Meadowridge Library, while the fully equipped Media Lab in our Central Library uses experts in the field to teach everything from audio engineering to video game design to Photoshop. Madison Public Library is bigger than our buildings, though – our focus is community engagement and empowerment – both within and outside the library walls. We are in the business of changing lives.

IMPORTANT: THERE ARE TWO SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAY TYPE QUESTIONS ON THE JOB POSTING. YOU MUST ANSWER BOTH QUESTIONS AND ATTACH YOUR ANSWERS TO THOSE QUESTIONS IN THE ATTACHMENT SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT THE RESPONSES WILL NOT MOVE FORWARD IN THE PROCESS. Visit http://www.cityofmadison.com/hr/ to begin an application.  

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate programs and services that creatively merge the needs and interests of teens with public library assets.
• Provide a variety of informational and recreational services to meet the diverse needs and interests of teens.
• Identify trends and pop-culture interests of teens to inform collection and programming initiatives.
• Engage teens in planning and implementing services and programs for their age group, to include development of a structure for teens who wish to assist in a variety of roles as library volunteers.
• Instruct teens in basic information gathering, research skills and information literacy skills, including those necessary to evaluate and utilize electronic information resources.
• Maintain awareness and fluency regarding technology, new platforms, personal electronic devices, etc.
Meet informational and recreational needs of teens via development of collections.
• Demonstrate a knowledge and appreciation of literature for and about teens in traditional and emerging formats.
• Develop a collection that consists of a broad range of materials, at varied interest and reading skill levels, encompassing appropriate formats that reflect current and emerging technologies.
• Serve as a knowledgeable resource for the school community as well as for parents and caregivers for teens.
• Organize physical and virtual collections to maximize ease of use, appeal and independent access for teens.
Develop relationships and partnerships with teens, youth-serving professionals and/or collaborative agencies and organizations.
• Advocate for teens in the library and in the community.
• Promote teen library services via visits to schools and community centers or other places where teens may gather.
• Conduct tours and orientation for teen library visitors.
• Market teen library services through a variety of means and media, and evaluate effectiveness.
Actively participate in professional development and serve as a resource, trainer and model for library staff.
• Evaluate and design methods and tools for evaluation.
• Assist in youth services and library wide initiatives and planning.
• Establish an environment in the library wherein all staff serve teens with courtesy and respect, and all staff are engaged and involved with teens.
Remain current with circulation functions in order to assist library customers in the library or for outreach purposes.

Perform related work as assigned.

For the complete list of duties and responsibilities, please reference the Librarian 1 classification specification on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/default.cfm?action=specbullet...

For more information about the Madison Public Library and its programs, please visit:
http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's Degree in Library or Information Science.
If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Four years experience in applying the following:
• Library science theories, principles, practices, and terminology applicable to a public library.
Two years experience in applying the following:
• Principles and practices of library services for children and teens;
• Relevant technology and disparate electronic resources including social media, online databases and office productivity tools;
• Literature and curriculum relevant to teens and constantly evolving trends and pop culture interests of teens.
• Automated and manual library systems.
• Professional library reference and collection development strategies and resources.
• Computer software applicable to the duties of the position.
Familiarity with the following:
• Teen growth and development.
Ability to:
• Perform as a leader and as a collaborative team member.
• Apply research and professional reading to practice.
• Maintain a flexible approach to assignments and schedules.
• Design, implement and evaluate marketing for the teen audience;
• Prepare young people to remain lifelong learners; constructively engage teens to enable them to participate effectively and to develop their own skills and assets;
• Work effectively with diverse and/or underserved individuals and communities in traditional and non-traditional settings;
• Creatively plan, promote, carry out and evaluate programs;
• Participate in the promotion, development and organization of teen collections in relevant formats;
• Be an advocate for teens;
• Communicate effectively-- orally and in writing and to skillfully perform and present;
• Conduct studies and analyze data;
• Instruct teens and others in information gathering and synthesis;
• Exercise sound judgment and discretion in making choices on the spot, if needed.
For a complete list of the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, please see the class specification at this link:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/default.cfm?action=specbullet...

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Physical Requirements:
Employees in this position must be able to lift/carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds (equivalent to a bucket of books) and must be capable of pushing wheeled carts of books and other materials weighing up to 200 pounds onto and off elevators and across carpeted areas. In addition, they must be able to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, reach overhead, and repeatedly lift books weighing as much as three pounds.

* A 1% pay increase will be effective December 4, 2016.

 

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Discussion Education Librarian, The College of New Jersey (apply by Dec. 12)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:16 am

The Library at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a 12-
month, tenure-track Education Librarian.

The Library at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a 12-
month, tenure-track Education Librarian.

Summary of Responsibilities
Provides library services to TCNJ students and faculty, particularly in the
School of Education and the Department of Health and Exercise Science.
Services include user education, subject-specialized and general reference,
and collection development and management of education-related library
resources. Engages in scholarly and service activities expected of tenure-
track librarians. Reports to the Dean of the Library.

Qualifications
Required: ALA-accredited master's degree and a broad knowledge of education
and curriculum resources. Educational background and/or experience in a
relevant discipline. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and
collaboratively. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving
skills. Initiative, flexibility, and a strong service orientation.

Preferred: Significant experience using education and curriculum resources.
Collection development, reference and instruction experience in an academic
setting. Knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies. Work
experience in pre-K-12 settings. Experience working with graduate or
continuing professional students. Additional graduate degree in an appropriate
discipline. Record of scholarship and/or service.

For the full position description, select “Academic/Faculty Positions” at
http://hr.tcnj.edu/recruitment-faculty-staff/emplot/ymen

Application Information
To apply, please send a cover letter describing how your credentials meet the
needs stated in this ad, a current copy of your curriculum vitae, and contact
information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) for at least
five professional references to John T. Oliver, Chair, Education Librarian
Search Committee. Applications should be sent via email only to EdLibApply-
group@tcnj.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled,
but must be received by December 12, 2016 in order to ensure full
consideration.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. The college has a strong commitment to achieving
diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages members of
underrepresented groups to apply.

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Discussion Reference Services Coordinator, Wake Forest University (apply by Nov. 28)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:15 am

Reference Services Coordinator
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Wake Forest University
Tracking Code
2422-141
see: https://wake-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&... 

Reference Services Coordinator
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Wake Forest University
Tracking Code
2422-141
see: https://wake-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&... 

Job Description
*A cover letter is required with application.*
Summary: The Reference Services Coordinator oversees the daily operations of the main Reference Desk. This includes hiring, training and supervising student assistants, providing research and other assistance to patrons, monitoring and managing virtual reference system, managing reference, microtext, and government documents collections.
Essential Functions:
• Directs student assistant programs including hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating a team of student reference desk assistants.
• Provides reference service, problem resolution, and troubleshooting for students, faculty, and staff.
• Serves as evening and weekend services supervisor for reference department.
• Advises the Director on resources and services necessary to meet the reference and research needs of Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff
• Administers reference department's online systems including LibAnswers, LibCal, and knowledge base.
• Coordinates the Federal Depository Library program in accordance with the Federal Depository Library Programs guidelines and policies.
• Analyzes reference transaction data in order to make recommendations on student training, resources, policies, and library services
• Serves as departmental Deacon Depot shopper (online supply purchasing system).
• Coordinates reference desk schedules.
• Maintains the Reference, Microtext, and Government Documents collections.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree and public services experience in an academic library setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Strong commitment to customer service and user satisfaction.
• Demonstrated ability to provide reference assistance both in person and virtually.
• Demonstrated knowledge of research and reference materials in traditional and electronic formats.
• Initiative, energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students and faculty in a liberal arts university.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills and public service attitude. Ability to work effectively in a team environment; ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff of the University.
• Strong critical analysis and organizational skills.
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office and internet applications.
• Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively within a team environment and across all library departments.
• Ability to learn new software applications and adapt to changing technologies quickly.
• Ability to work Sunday – Thursday (12:30pm – 9:00pm) during the academic year (August – May) and 8:30am – 5:00pm during intersessions and summer (June – July).
Accountabilities:
• Responsible for own work.
• Responsible for hiring, supervising, training, and providing work direction and problem solving assistance for student assistants.
Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
Job Location
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Employment Type
Full-Time Non Exempt Staff
Benefits Eligibility
Available at full-time University sponsored rates
Grant funded
No
Scheduled Hours
Sunday – Thursday: 12:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Aug – May; 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, June – July
Number of months per year
12
Department
ZSR Library
Hiring Range
Commensurate with education and experience.
Position Closing Date
November 28, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. EST.

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Discussion Manager, Library Services Medical Center - Kaiser Permanente Northern California

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:11 am

Manager, Library Services Medical Center(Job Number: 510298)
More info at: https://kp.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=510298

Manager, Library Services Medical Center(Job Number: 510298)
More info at: https://kp.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=510298

Working for an organization with the size and resources of Kaiser Permanente Northern California means having the potential to positively affect the health and well-being of entire communities. From our financial, business, and IT experts, to our RNs, allied health professionals, and physicians, we work together to provide the best care experience to our members and the communities we serve. As one of the most diverse regions in the country, Northern California offers everything from the majestic Sierra Mountains, to breathtaking Yosemite, to world-renowned Napa Valley. Here, you'll discover the cultural and recreational diversity that makes Northern California one of the most desirable places in the world to live and work. As Northern California's largest health plan, Kaiser Permanente provides you with the resources and opportunity to build a rewarding career in an environment that supports your success. Join us.

Description

Manages the operations of a Medical Library in a Medical Center to provide high quality, cost effective information services to the medical staff and all medical center employees for patient care, education, and work-related study and research. Manages integrated on-line library and directs and conducts manual and on-line data searches using electronic information sources to acquire and disseminate information to end-users.

Essential Functions:
• Selects and acquires texts and journals to ensure a current and up-to-date collection of material to support the needs of end-users. Provides literature unavailable in the library through a nation-wide system of interlibrary borrowing or on-line searches. Maintains accurate cataloging; Directs the daily operations of the medical library and manages the professional and clerical staff.
• Recruits, interviews, hires, develops, counsels, and evaluates library personnel. Ensures technical expertise and staff competency; Utilizes the internet and other current technology to locate, evaluate and organize data for library users in a way that maximizes usefulness for end users; Plans for future space, equipment and staffing needs; Orients users on library's facilities, services, resources, and equipment.
• Instructs users (employees and members) on use of periodical indexes, on-line databases, reference tools and policies and procedures; Oversees the maintenance and enhancement of Library's computer systems and monitors operation of internally and externally developed systems; Develops and implements policies and procedures for the operation and maintenance of the library.
• Monitors department's compliance with regulatory standards and recommendations; Establishes ongoing quality assurance program to continually improve information services in response to changing needs; Maintains good relations with other departments/libraries to enhance services and ensure linkage of services through individual, team and group interaction and local, community, regional and national level.
• Collaborates with peers internally and externally to establish and achieve common goals; Represents Kaiser Permanente on committees and at conferences in the community and at the state and national level as well as at Professional Associations and Peer Groups; Develops and administers the operating and capital budget and controls expenditures in accordance with budgetary limits while maintaining agreed upon services.
• Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
• Minimum three (3) years of experience in a medical, academic or special library required.
Education
• Master's degree in library science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited library school required.
• Bachelor's degree required.
License, Certification, Registration
• N/A

Additional Requirements:
• Demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and monitor new programs and services.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Certification in Medical Librarianship by the Medical Library Association preferred.

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Discussion Assistant Professor, Univ. of RI GSLIS

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 09:38 am

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Univ. of RI GSLIS

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is hiring an Assistant Professor specializing in School Library Media, beginning in Fall, 2017. This position is a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track appointment.

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Univ. of RI GSLIS

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is hiring an Assistant Professor specializing in School Library Media, beginning in Fall, 2017. This position is a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track appointment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching graduate courses in library media, including the required School Library Media Pre-Practicum and Practicum courses, and other electives and core courses in the School both in person and online; coordinating our existing NCATE/CAEP and ALA Accredited School Library Media Program; collaborating with and serving as liaison to the School of Education; advising students and supervising practicum; maintaining an active research agenda leading to a sustained record of publications; seeking external funding as appropriate; participating in state, regional, national, and international professional organizations.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. PhD in Library and Information Studies or equivalent doctoral degree by appointment date August 2017;
2. Master's degree leading to licensure as all-grades library media specialist
3. Experience as a public school library media specialist
4. Demonstrated teaching effectiveness.
5. Evidence of a scholarly research agenda.
6. Experience teaching diverse populations and a commitment to working with non-traditional students

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Demonstrated experience in teaching online.
2. Demonstrated ability to secure external funding
3. Demonstrated ability to participate in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Please attach 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Profile Application: (#1) cover letter, (#2) Curriculum Vitae to include the names and contact information of 3 references, (#3) statement of teaching philosophy, and (#4) statement of research agenda.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Search is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2016. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 15, 2017. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date may not be given full consideration.
APPLY ONLINE (position # F00007): https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1903

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Discussion Adjunct Archivist, York University Librarie ( apply by Nov 25)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 02:28 pm

Adjunct Archivist

 Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections, York University 

Apply to:

 Chair, Archivist Appointment Committee 
York University Libraries
516 Scott Library 
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario  M3J 1P3 
Fax: 416-736-5451
Email: yulapps@yorku.ca 

Adjunct Archivist

 Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections, York University 

Apply to:

 Chair, Archivist Appointment Committee 
York University Libraries
516 Scott Library 
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario  M3J 1P3 
Fax: 416-736-5451
Email: yulapps@yorku.ca 

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-discipline programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 295,000+ alumni.

The Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections is a small but dynamic department of York University Libraries, and is located in the Scott Library on the Keele campus. Its archival holdings consist of more than eight kilometres of university records and private papers, including an extensive collection of non-textual materials. Special Collections has over 90,000 items of published Canadiana and other works. Additional information on holdings and services can be found at: http://www.library.yorku.ca/web/archives.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

The Adjunct Archivist works within a collaborative team environment, and will report to the Head of the department. The incumbent will be responsible for:  appraisal, arrangement, description, and physical processing of archival records in a wide variety of formats (including born-digital documents); development of digital content to promote the discovery and use of these records; provision of reference services in an academic setting; and instruction in archival literacy. The incumbent will participate in the work of the Libraries’ committees as appropriate, and will pursue scholarship, professional development, and service.

Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in archival studies from a graduate programme meeting the Association of Canadian Archivists’ Guidelines for the development of a two-year curriculum for a Master of Archival Studies or MLS (or equivalent) with concentration in professional archival education, with a graduation date of November 2013 or later.
• Demonstrated expertise in processing and providing access to archival records within an automated work environment, including working knowledge of the Rules for Archival Description. Experience with AtoM would be an asset.
• Demonstrated expertise in using computer applications to create electronic material to promote use of archival records, such as digital facsimiles of paper-based documents, virtual exhibits, and web-based guides to holdings.
• An understanding of copyright and privacy legislation and its application to archival holdings and reference services.
• Knowledge of preservation standards and best practices.
• Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to manage detail-oriented workflow with a high degree of accuracy.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
• Ability to undertake physical processing and handling of records.
• Ability to manage a complex workload in a timely, effective manner with minimum supervision.

Apply to:

Chair, Archivist Appointment Committee
York University Libraries
516 Scott Library
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Fax: 416-736-5451
Email: yulapps@yorku.ca

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Discussion First Year Experience Librarian, UC San Diego (December 18, 2016)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 02:19 pm

First Year Experience Librarian 

UC San Diego

Apply to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01270

 DEADLINE: December 18th, 2016

 

First Year Experience Librarian 

UC San Diego

Apply to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01270

 DEADLINE: December 18th, 2016

 

UC San Diego is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.The UC San Diego Library is seeking a creative librarian to serve as a liaison to the university’s First Year Experience Program, work with undergraduate-focused campus programs, and collaborate with instructional designers and teaching librarians to deliver innovative general instruction. The First Year Experience Librarian will promote the success of freshmen and transfer students and will interact with campus units which focus on student success and retention. This new position is expected to plan and carry out experimental and innovative activities which will be a mix of instructional activities and outreach, providing the right candidate with exciting opportunities to try new things and create new programming. This position reports to the Instruction Coordinator within the Library’s Learning Services Program.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

Responsibilities of the Position:
• Serve as liaison to the university’s First Year Experience (FYE) Program and interact with other campus units such as summer bridge programs, those that serve underrepresented populations, and first year writing programs.
• Identify and deliver effective and innovative instructional sessions and provide alternate learning opportunities such as LibGuides, train-the-trainer sessions, online tutorials, or other just-in-time methods.
• Facilitate Library efforts for the first-year experience and other undergraduate student activities in collaboration with liaison and instruction librarians, instructional designers, instructional technologists, and campus partners.
• Conduct train-the-trainer sessions for FYE and Transfer Year Experience (TYE) Discussion Leaders and TAs (i.e. technical training for online modules and discussions of information literacy and its importance in student transition to university, library anxiety, and library instruction scaffolding).
• Identify and establish working partnerships with campus programs that contribute to the FYE Program in order to bridge the gap between research skill deficiencies of high school/community college students and first year university students.
• Provide undergraduate instruction to support the writing programs.
• Cultivate and sustain collaborative relationships with students, staff, and faculty in support of campus teaching and learning.
In addition, the First Year Experience Librarian will work collaboratively with other Library programs to create and encourage new partnerships, participate in assessment of instruction practices, and contribute to new and innovative assessment efforts regarding online and face-to-face learning.
Required Qualifications
• Professional degree from a library school or other advanced degree, or equivalent experience one or more fields relevant to library science.
• Experience with instruction in an academic library to undergraduate students.
• Knowledge of current issues and trends in instruction pedagogy, instructional technologies, and instructional literacies.
• Willingness to take risks and experiment with new methods.
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently as well as within a team environment and with diverse groups.
• Demonstrated continuing growth in initiative/judgment, self-development & assessment, and continuous learning.
• Understanding of assessment methods and ability to put these methods into practice.
• Demonstrated strong commitment to cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, document, and complete projects.

Desired Qualifications
• Demonstrated interest in the first-year experience.
• Knowledge of undergraduate living/learning environments and day-to-day experiences of first-year students.
• Strong commitment to information literacy instruction.
• Demonstrated aptitude for teaching in multiple formats.
• Demonstrated knowledge of outcomes-based assessment practices.
• Demonstrated willingness to engage in the design and development of new processes.

The UC San Diego Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Librarians at UC San Diego are non-Senate academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This is a represented position. It is necessary to have respect for and sensitivity to a rich and diverse academic environment inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, ability, and ethnic backgrounds.

 

Apply to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01270

DEADLINE: December 18th, 2016

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Discussion Consumer Health Coordinator, South Central Region at the University of North Texas Health Science Center

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 02:13 pm

4984  

Librarian (Consumer Health Coordinator)  

Apply to: www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=59506  

The University of North Texas Health Science Center Gibson D. Lewis Library serves as a Regional Medical Library (RML) for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR). As the RML, we coordinate outreach services and provide programming on behalf of the National Library of Medicine throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

4984  

Librarian (Consumer Health Coordinator)  

Apply to: www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=59506  

The University of North Texas Health Science Center Gibson D. Lewis Library serves as a Regional Medical Library (RML) for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR). As the RML, we coordinate outreach services and provide programming on behalf of the National Library of Medicine throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

We invite applications for a Consumer Health Coordinator. We seek a creative and enthusiastic librarian to join our team-based environment. This person enjoys networking and building sustainable relationships. The coordinator will develop educational and outreach programming for a wide range of audiences, including community-based organizations, public libraries, and the general public.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Consumer Health Outreach Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR) coordinates and implements the consumer health information program within the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. 

We invite applications for a Consumer Health Coordinator. We seek a creative and enthusiastic librarian to join our team-based environment. This person enjoys networking and building sustainable relationships. The coordinator will develop educational and outreach programming for a wide range of audiences, including community-based organizations, public libraries, and the general public.

The successful candidate will be committed to providing service and developing partnerships with key stakeholders. Individuals with public library, academic library, outreach programming, health information instruction, or other relevant experience are encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

ALA Accredited MLS or equivalent, minimum of 2 years professional experience.

* Excellent teaching and presentation skills
* Working knowledge of PubMed, MedlinePlus and other NLM databases
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to work in a team environment
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* A valid driver's license and overnight travel is required
Preferred Qualifications The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Experience promoting library services and programs
* Background in identifying and providing consumer health information

Apply to: www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=59506  

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