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Discussion Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services, Western Washington University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 03:38 pm

HEAD OF CATALOGING AND METADATA SERVICES

About the Position:  Western Washington University seeks a collaborative leader to further develop and implement cataloging and metadata services at Western Libraries. 

HEAD OF CATALOGING AND METADATA SERVICES

About the Position:  Western Washington University seeks a collaborative leader to further develop and implement cataloging and metadata services at Western Libraries. 

This is a 12 month, tenure-track faculty position that provides leadership, strategic vision, and direction for fully integrating emerging metadata standards and linked data technologies into academic library cataloging practices.  Reporting to the Director of Scholarly Resources and Collection Services, the position facilitates the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of metadata across multiple discovery platforms and library systems, and provides leadership in working collaboratively with the Orbis Cascade Alliance (the Alliance).

The Cataloging and Metadata Unit supports the academic programs of Western Washington University by ensuring intellectual control for books, journals, electronic resources, sound and video recordings, scores, microforms, maps, and other materials.  Western is a member of the Alliance, which operates a shared Alma/Primo ILS for 39 member libraries. Western Libraries employees serve in significant leadership roles in the Alliance collaborative workforce, working through committees to set policies, workflows, and best practices.

Please click on link to see full job description, required and preferred qualifications, and application instructions: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=6998

WWU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  For disability accommodation, call (360) 640-3774 or (360) 650-7696 (TTY). 

 

 

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Discussion Reference and Instruction Librarian, Penn State University Libraries (apply by July 15)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 03:09 pm

Reference and Instruction Librarian
Penn State University Libraries, Berks Campus
Apply by visiting: https://libraries.psu.edu/bkrl

Reference and Instruction Librarian
Penn State University Libraries, Berks Campus
Apply by visiting: https://libraries.psu.edu/bkrl

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries invite applicants for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Boscov-Lakin Information Commons & Thun Library, Penn State Berks. The campus library seeks a proactive, creative, and inventive librarian to fill a fixed-term multi-year faculty position as part of Penn State University Libraries. Duties of this position include working in a liaison role with the division of Science at Berks. Providing general reference and bibliographic instruction (both in person and virtual); developing research guides and instructional materials; developing library collections and promoting services to faculty and students. In addition to these duties, fixed term library faculty must remain current in librarianship through a variety of scholarly activities, and demonstrate service to the University and the profession.

REQUIREMENTS: Requires a MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent); experience with reference and bibliographic instruction; demonstrated knowledge of academic and library social media applications; strong knowledge of print and electronic information resources; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Prefer at least one year of post MLS experience in an academic library setting. Some evening and/or weekend work is required.

ENVIRONMENT: Based on current Association for Research Libraries investment rankings, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries is ranked among the top ten research libraries in North America. The University Libraries are located across 22 campuses throughout Pennsylvania, and serve approximately 6,300 faculty and 46,000 students at University Park, and more than 95,000 students system-wide. Collections exceed 5.8 million volumes and include more than 102,000 current serial subscriptions.

Penn State Berks is located in suburban Reading, PA. Student enrollment at the campus is a mix of approximately 2900 full and part-time students, with just over 800 of those students residing in on-campus residence halls. The campus offers small classes and excellent support systems that enable students to reach their fullest potential. The small campus environment allows for a comprehensive learning experience with the high standards of a major research university. Penn State Berks offers 21 baccalaureate degree programs, 6 associate degree programs, 22 academic minors, and the first two years of coursework for more than 160 Penn State majors that can be completed at other Penn State campuses.

COMPENSATION AND RANK: Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include liberal vacation, excellent insurance and health care coverage, state or TIAA/CREF retirement options, and educational privileges. In addition, faculty in the University Libraries are afforded funds for professional development travel annually. Faculty may be asked to travel as official representatives of the Libraries to certain events and those trips are reimbursed at full cost within limits established by the University.

Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted online. To apply, please visit https://libraries.psu.edu/bkrl. To be considered for the position, interested candidates should upload a letter of application, resume or C.V., and the names and contact information of three professional references (including email addresses). Review of applications will begin July 15, 2016 and continue until position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Lindsey Harter, Faculty Search Coordinator, at lap225@psu.edu.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

 

 

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Discussion Learning Services Librarian,University of New Mexico (apply by July 16)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 02:58 pm

University of New Mexico
College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences
Learning Services Librarian

The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (UL&LS) seeks a Learning Services Librarian to support a dynamic library system with a strong outreach and instruction program. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position with the rank of Assistant Professor and offers a negotiable annual salary based on qualifications and includes full benefits.

University of New Mexico
College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences
Learning Services Librarian

The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (UL&LS) seeks a Learning Services Librarian to support a dynamic library system with a strong outreach and instruction program. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position with the rank of Assistant Professor and offers a negotiable annual salary based on qualifications and includes full benefits.

Position Description
The Learning Services Librarian will design, teach and assess information literacy curricula in a wide variety of disciplines and formats. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative team focused on improving teaching and learning at the UL&LS. The Librarian will have a passion for teaching and be excited about providing in-person and online instruction to the learning community at UNM.
The successful candidate will establish and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and researchers and employ effective communication, organization, analytic, and problem-solving skills. They will work to meet research and service requirements for tenure and participate in faculty governance as detailed in the UNM Faculty Handbook. Working some evenings and weekends is required.

Education and Experience

Minimum Requirements:
• An earned master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library/information sciences program or equivalent by the start date.
• Two years of teaching experience.
• Experience designing and building digital learning objects.
Preferred (Desired) Qualifications:
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with information literacy concepts and trends (e.g., the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, curriculum mapping, assessment).
• Demonstrated skill and experience in providing instruction in face-to-face, blended, and online environments, including the design and assessment of instructional materials and activities.
• Enthusiastic about keeping current with, learning how to use, and sharing new technologies. Working knowledge of tutorial software (e.g., Captivate, Camtasia, Guide on the Side) and instruction related technologies (e.g., PollEverywhere, LibGuides).
• Demonstrated skill in using principles of effective design to communicate information or solve problems.
• Experience teaching credit-bearing courses.
• Experience or demonstrated interest in working with faculty and students to support their research and instructional endeavors.
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills as well as a strong service orientation.
• A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Primary Duties
• Provides instruction in research and in the use of library and information resources in a variety of disciplines.
• Develops and maintains online learning objects, including but not limited to web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides and websites.
• Develops shared instructional materials in various formats -- including in-class activities, handouts and training materials -- working closely with other librarians.
• Teaches OILS 101 (3 credits), Introduction to Information Studies.
• Provides reference services.
• Builds relationships with faculty and students to support their research and instructional endeavors. May serve as the library liaison to one or more academic departments.
• Participates in UL&LS faculty governance and in library management as required.
• Meets scholarship and service requirements for tenure as detailed in the UNM Faculty Handbook.
• Contributes to UL&LS initiatives that further UNM’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Environment
The University of New Mexico is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and the New Mexico Consortium of Academic Libraries, and leads the LIBROS Consortium of seventeen academic libraries in New Mexico. UL&LS contains over 3 million volumes and includes four branch libraries: Centennial Science and Engineering Library; Fine Arts & Design Library; Parish Memorial Library (business and economics); and Zimmerman Library (humanities, social sciences, and education). Zimmerman Library also houses the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections and the Indigenous Nations Library Program. The UL&LS grants bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees in its Organization, Information & Learning Sciences (OILS) Program, which prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and organizations to learn in more effective ways. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education lists UNM as one of 115 "Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” and is a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
To apply: Applicants must apply online. Visit the UNMJobs website at http://unmjobs.unm.edu/ Search for posting # 0834918.
Instructions: Please prepare the following documents: CV, Cover Letter addressing each Minimum and Preferred Qualification, Statement of Teaching, and a list of three professional references including email and phone contact information. Questions may be directed to Leah Boetger, search coordinator, at lboetger@unm.edu

Deadline: The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications must be received through the UNMJobs website no later than July 16, 2016.
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

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Discussion Librarian, Sr, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 02:40 pm

There is an opening at at my office. 
Find the job post/application link here:
http://www.honda.com/careers/find-a-job

Librarian, Sr(Job Number: AHM0002SP)

Responsibilities:

There is an opening at at my office. 
Find the job post/application link here:
http://www.honda.com/careers/find-a-job

Librarian, Sr(Job Number: AHM0002SP)

Responsibilities:

High-level research for the Product Regulatory Office, VP’s, Managers, and staff in addition to R&D and other Honda departments
Archives/Collection development and maintenance of Honda publications and materials and industry resources
Develop and integrate new technologies to improve access to library resources and services
Identify and integrate electronic resources in Library collection
Train and assist users with searching the Library catalog and locating resources

Master’s of Science in Library Science or Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent experience
Seminars and continuing education classes in the Library Science and Information Technology field
Extensive knowledge of library systems, library organization, library outreach, planning, financial management and staff development
Demonstrate leadership skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to manage effectively in high pressure situations and a rapidly changing environment
4-6 years’ experience as an information professional with an emphasis on online computer search and retrieval in the business, scientific, technical and legal areas
Detailed knowledge of resources in the automotive, motorcycle and power equipment industries
Experience with copyright compliance issues
Strong technical background needed to research and introduce additional new technologies
Experience with Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
Computer research and retrieval skills using online full-text/abstract data, such as SAE Digital Library and Westlaw, the Internet, and industry online resources
PC skills including Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Visio, SharePoint, scanning and media software
Data and statistical analysis skills
Technical knowledge of Library systems and applications

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor

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Clara Asuncion - Spectrum Scholar 2015-2016
Library Assistant
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

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Discussion First Year Experience Librarian, University of Maryland Libraries (apply by Aug 5)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 02:27 pm

Title: First Year Experience Librarian
Category: Librarian (Open Rank)
Department: Teaching Learning Services (TLS)
Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

Title: First Year Experience Librarian
Category: Librarian (Open Rank)
Department: Teaching Learning Services (TLS)
Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

The University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty at the University System of Maryland’s flagship campus and constitute the largest university library system in the Washington D.C./Baltimore area. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Recent membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a robust organization of Big Ten member institutions, is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.
The University of Maryland Libraries seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and service-oriented entry level or early career professional for the position of First Year Experience Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Teaching Services, this position will contribute to the expansion of a student-centered information literacy program for first-year students by designing, creating, coordinating, teaching, and assessing instruction for large general education courses and living-learning programs. The incumbent will work collaboratively with colleagues in the Research and Learning Division to develop online, blended, and mobile learning objects and teaching materials.
Required Qualifications/Education/Experience:
• Commitment to student-centered teaching and assessment practices, evidenced by professional development, scholarship, and/or coursework.
• Demonstrated understanding of instructional design and learning outcomes assessment, including the ability to design assessment instruments, analyze results, and implement evidenced based changes.
• Engagement with trends in teaching and learning, including but not limited to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.
• Knowledge of online learning techniques, including the ability to design library tutorials, videos, and learning objects.
• Knowledge of trends and services in academic libraries to support first year experience programs.
• Capability and commitment to engage in research and continued professional development worthy of promotion and tenure as a faculty member of the University of Maryland Libraries.
• MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution or international equivalent by date of hire.
• Experience or aptitude for teaching information literacy in an academic library.
• Experience or aptitude for teaching research skills to first year students.
• Experience or aptitude for providing in-person or digital reference services.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community.

For the full position description, including preferred qualifications, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/ii-100B.html.

Applications: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/43699. No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a curriculum vitae, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until 8/05/2016.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

 

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Discussion Access Services & Instruction Librarian, UConn Library (apply by July 28)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 11:35 am

Dear Colleagues,
I am pleased to announce the posting of a new position for the UConn Library, Access Services & Instruction Librarian. The position is currently on UConn Jobs (http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/, please reference Job ID 2016640) and you can find the full description on our site athttp://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/professional/. Please see below for details, we encourage you to share and promote this posting.

Dear Colleagues,
I am pleased to announce the posting of a new position for the UConn Library, Access Services & Instruction Librarian. The position is currently on UConn Jobs (http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/, please reference Job ID 2016640) and you can find the full description on our site athttp://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/professional/. Please see below for details, we encourage you to share and promote this posting.

Under the direction of the Stamford Regional Library Director, the Access Services & Instruction Librarian is responsible for maintaining user services operations at the Stamford campus library. Working independently, the incumbent oversees the daily operation of the library’s front desk services including circulation services, reserve services, interlibrary loan, and information services. The incumbent works collaboratively with other user service coordinators system-wide to establish and maintain effective, efficient, and consistent processes and procedures. The incumbent performs regular instruction and reference duties such as conducting information literacy classes and instructingpatrons in the use of library resources and discovery tools, and collaborates withcampus faculty and staff to integrate Library resources and services into the curriculum.

A complete job description including duties and responsibilities and further information about the University of Connecticut Libraries can be found at http://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/professional/

This is a full time position based in Stamford with an anticipated start date of October 14, 2016. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Rank and salary are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.

Applications should be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to khara.leon@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by July 28, 2016. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

Thank you,
Khara
On behalf of the Search Committee
Phara Bayonne (Chair), Steve Bustamante, Nancy Dryden, Scott Kennedy

Khara Leon
Head of Administrative Services
UConn Library
369 Fairfield Way, U-1005A
Storrs, CT 06269
860-486-4481

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Discussion Reference and Instruction Librarian , York University Libraries (apply by Aug 5)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 11:33 am

Reference and Instruction Librarian – 1 Year Contractually-Limited Appointment
Scott Research and Collections Department
York University Libraries seek a motivated, self-directed and public service-oriented Librarian in the social sciences and humanities for a full-time contract position based in the Research and Collections Department of the Scott Library.

Reference and Instruction Librarian – 1 Year Contractually-Limited Appointment
Scott Research and Collections Department
York University Libraries seek a motivated, self-directed and public service-oriented Librarian in the social sciences and humanities for a full-time contract position based in the Research and Collections Department of the Scott Library.

York University is the leading interdisciplinary research and teaching university in Canada. York offers a modern, academic experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Toronto – Canada’s most international city. The third largest university in the country, York is host to a dynamic academic community of 62,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as 295,000 alumni worldwide. York’s 11 Faculties and 25 research centres conduct ambitious, ground-breaking research that is interdisciplinary and cutting across traditional academic boundaries.

Scott Library, the largest of York University’s libraries, houses a research collection of over two million items in the social sciences, humanities and fine arts, and includes government documents, data, sound and moving images, electronic resources, maps, archives and special collections. Along with building collections and offering research assistance, the Scott Library Research and Collections Department has an active information literacy program, which aims to enable students, faculty, and others to understand the social context of information, to develop information-seeking behaviours that transcend specific finding tools, and to think critically about information. The Scott Library Research and Collections Department also plays a leading role in the Learning Commons which collaborates with other campus partners in providing support for students in the development of academic literacies such as research, writing and learning skills.
The successful candidate will participate in teaching, research assistance, collection development, and liaison activities in the Libraries and elsewhere on campus, as well as in the development of new programs and services. The chosen candidate will liaise with faculty and academic units; develop collections for designated social sciences and humanities subjects (especially in areas such as environmental studies or English literature); create and maintain web-based resources for research and learning; and provide tailored information literacy instruction for the social sciences and humanities. He/she will work individually and as part of a team to develop and provide research services and information literacy programs to York’s community of users. She/he will help advance strategic priorities of the Department, York University Libraries, and the University. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in project and committee work within the Department, Libraries and beyond, and to contribute to librarianship by carrying out professional research and/or scholarly work. Some evening and weekend work is required.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

•    An ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent.
•    Educational background in the social sciences and/or humanities.
•    Strong public service ethic and background.
•    Broad knowledge of information resources relevant to the social sciences and humanities.
•    Understanding of the concepts, goals, and methods of information literacy instruction.
•    Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and an ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats.
•    Understanding of scholarly publishing issues and trends in digital scholarship.
•    Understanding of the principles of collection development in both print and electronic formats.
•    Demonstrated ability to provide reference and research services.
•    Evidence of professional initiative, leadership and flexibility.
•    Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and manage priorities.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
•    Ability to use emerging technologies effectively in the delivery of services and in the conduct of research.
•    Ability to liaise with faculty and academic departments.
•    Demonstrated understanding of academic culture and an ability to work effectively in a collegial setting.
•    Ability to work with a large and diverse population of faculty, librarians, staff and students.
•    Interest in research and professional development.
•    Demonstrated understanding of assessment strategies.
•    Willingness to undertake work on library and university committees.

This is a 12-month contractually-limited appointment with the designation of Adjunct Librarian and is appropriate for a librarian with up to three years post-MLIS experience. Librarians and archivists at York University have academic status and are members of the York University Faculty Association bargaining unit (http://www.yufa.org/). Salary is commensurate with qualifications. The position is available from November 1st, 2016. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA).

York University’s resources include centres relating to gender equity, race and ethnic relations, sexual harassment, human rights, and wellness. York University encourages attitudes of respect and non-discrimination toward persons of all ethnic and religious groups, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.

Deadline for the submission of applications is August 5, 2016. Applications should include a covering letter that relates qualifications to the requirements of the position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees. Applications should be sent to:

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

Applications should be sent by mail, or by email or fax with a hardcopy following.

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Discussion Research and Instruction Librarian, Six Mile Regional Library District - IL (apply by July 17)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 11:31 am

Six Mile Regional Library District
Employment Opportunities

Full Time Research and Instruction Librarian
AND 
Part Time Research and Instruction Librarian

 http://smrld.org/about/employment-2/

Six Mile Regional Library District
Employment Opportunities

Full Time Research and Instruction Librarian
AND 
Part Time Research and Instruction Librarian

 http://smrld.org/about/employment-2/

Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people?  Do you have experience providing research services and planning programs in a public library that embraces change?  If so, you might be just the person for us.  The primary responsibilities for these positions are to staff the research (reference) desk, identify and/or participate in programs and services, assume responsibility for some collection development, and make recommendations to further our goals and enhance our role in the community.  Qualifications include a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university and a minimum of two years of reference experience at a public library after receiving the MLS. 

The Full Time Research and Instruction Librarian will work 40 hours a week.  The Part Time Research and Instruction Librarian works approximately 24 hours a week.  Both positions work at the Delmar location.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to adminassist@smrld.org no later than July 17, 2016.  Specify whether you are applying for the Full Time Research and Instruction Librarian or the Part Time Research and Instruction Librarian.  

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Discussion Adult Services Librarian, Ardmore Public Library (apply by July 22)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 11:08 am

 

ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN POSITION #380
CITY OF ARDMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
POSTED: 06-24-2016
$17.60/hr
CLOSES 07-22-2016
HOURS: M-TH, 8:00am-5:00pm
AVG ONE NIGHT A WEEK & ONE WEEKEND A MONTH

 

ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN POSITION #380
CITY OF ARDMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
POSTED: 06-24-2016
$17.60/hr
CLOSES 07-22-2016
HOURS: M-TH, 8:00am-5:00pm
AVG ONE NIGHT A WEEK & ONE WEEKEND A MONTH

The Ardmore Public Library is seeking an energetic and creative person with skills in reader's advisory, collection development, reference, as well as a demonstrated proficiency and interest in current and emerging technologies. Duties will include developing collections, delivering excellent customer service, planning and facilitating library programs and outreach for adults, technology instruction in our computer lab, and promoting library events through social media. The schedule will average one night per week and one weekend a month.

Qualifications:

- Sufficient computer skills and knowledge of mobile technologies necessary to teach others individually and in classes. You will be responsible for following the current curriculum and for developing new curriculum for future technology classes.

- The ability to create and deliver programs for adults and to successfully promote them to our community.

- Optimistic attitude and ability to effectively apply the principles and practices of customer service to diverse groups.

- The ideal candidate will have a deep passion and understanding for the unique role of the public library and a committed desire to tap into the potential of making the library an integral part of life in the community. This is a position where you can really make a difference.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent.
Previous library experience is preferred.
Our Library is located 9 miles south of the Arbuckle Mountains (and Turner Falls) in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Ardmore is the county seat of Carter County and the hub of a ten-county region of south central Oklahoma. We are just off I-35 and a less than 90 minute drive north to Oklahoma City or south to Dallas. Lake Murray State Park, the largest state park in Oklahoma, lies on the edge of Ardmore to the south. The Ardmore Public Library began as a Carnegie Library in 1906. We moved into our current 28,000 square foot building in 1999. We maintain a collection of approximately 80,000 items. The library is a department of the City of Ardmore and is funded by city sales tax revenue. The library has a significant endowment that supports the library collections and maintains the building.

http://www.ardmorecity.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=102&From=Public-Library-10... 

Thanks,
Elizabeth Negrete Gaylor
Literacy & Outreach Coordinator
Ardmore Public Library

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Discussion Temporary Librarians, California State University, East Bay (apply by July 8)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:46 am

The University Libraries of California State University, East Bay are establishing a pool of librarians (Assistant Librarian rank) for temporary, part-time employment for the 2016/2017 academic year (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017).

The University Libraries of California State University, East Bay are establishing a pool of librarians (Assistant Librarian rank) for temporary, part-time employment for the 2016/2017 academic year (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017).
Duties of the Position: Members of the part-time librarian pool participate in instruction activities under the general direction of the Chair of Library Faculty. Members of the pool teach credit courses and other instructional sessions in the Libraries’ Information Literacy program. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.
Qualifications: Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited institution; familiarity with the principles of information literacy; recent teaching experience and/or education in teaching methods; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to work collegially in a diverse, fast-paced environment; a strong service commitment; a willingness and ability to serve students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. Preference will be given to candidates with recent professional experience in instruction in an academic setting. Preference will also be given to candidates who are able to work at our Concord campus if needed.
Date of Appointment: Effective July 1, 2016.
All positions are considered open until filled. Those presently in the pool must submit a new letter of application and a current vita. To assure full consideration of your application, apply by Friday, July 8, 2016.
Please submit an academic application form (http://www.csueastbay.edu/oaa/files/docs/policy-files/acapp.pdf), a letter of application, and a current curriculum vita. Applicants contacted for an interview will also need to provide three letters of reference (including names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses). Please send all application materials, via email or post, to:
Temporary Faculty Recruitment and Evaluation Committee
University Libraries
California State University, East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94542
email: stephanie.alexander@csueastbay.edu
fax: (510) 885-2049
Additional information: http://library.csueastbay.edu
NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

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