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ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group

Discussion Please do not join this group - it is a duplicate

by Leila Rod-Welch on Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 10:34 pm

Here is the correct link http://connect.ala.org/node/271288

Please join this group. Thank you and sorry for the confusion. 

ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group

Discussion ALA Midwinter meeting BRIEF evaluation & presentations

by Leila Rod-Welch on Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 10:19 pm

We had our first official meeting this past Saturday, February 10th. Thank you to those who attended the ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group meeting. Please consider filling out this brief survey in order to improve the quality of our future meetings. 

We had our first official meeting this past Saturday, February 10th. Thank you to those who attended the ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group meeting. Please consider filling out this brief survey in order to improve the quality of our future meetings. 

You can view the presentations below. Please make sure to join this discussion board and the listserve to share your great ideas and insight.

Leila Rod-Welch

ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group Convener and Discussant 

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Metadata Technical Assistant, The University of Portland

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 04:15 pm

Metadata Technical Assistant

https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=46084&job=metadata-technical-...

The University of Portland, Clark Library, with its collegial environment and commitment to excellent service, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Metadata Technical Assistant.   The Metadata Technical Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day management of bibliographic records in the Library’s Alma instance, part of the Orbis Cascade Alliance shared LMS environment. Duties include descriptive cataloging and subject analysis, loading record sets, and bibliographic record cleanup. The position also is responsible for materials processing and maintenance of monograph collections.

 
For a full job posting and information about the application process go to:
https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=46084&job=metadata-technical-assistant
 
This posting was posted on February 3, 2018, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 

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Discussion (REVISED) Director of Metadata Services, Valparaiso University (apply by March 5)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 04:07 pm

Assistant Professor of Library Services: Director of Metadata Services at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana

 

Assistant Professor of Library Services: Director of Metadata Services at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana

 

We have revised our previously posted position to welcome librarians with less academic faculty experience to allow for an Assistant Professor level appointment while keeping our focus on department supervision and cataloging.
 
Assistant Professor of Library Services: Director of Metadata Services at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
 
Christopher Center Library Services is pleased to announce an open position for the Director of Metadata Services. Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, this librarian will lead the Metadata Services department, serve as primary liaison to OCLC and Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III), collaborate as a member of the library's Senior Administration team, participate in academic department liaison responsibilities, and engage in research and professional service activities as member of the library's faculty. 

 

For a complete description of this position, please visit https://www.valpo.edu/provost/faculty-postings/

 

To apply directly, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/48186

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Discussion Health Sciences Librarian, Idaho State University (Pocatello) (apply by March 8)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 02:31 pm

Health Sciences Librarian - Pocatello (4503)
Posting Number: req597
12 Month Full-Time

Faculty Non-Tenure Track
Library Admin 
Pocatello - Main

Health Sciences Librarian - Pocatello (4503)
Posting Number: req597
12 Month Full-Time

Faculty Non-Tenure Track
Library Admin 
Pocatello - Main

https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=597


 

Primary Purpose

Serves as a health sciences librarian and library bibliographer for designated health sciences departments and their affiliated programs. Performs collection development and selects materials for these areas. Provides reference assistance and library instruction primarily for health sciences area, and secondarily for all other subject areas. Teaches an online course on Information Literacy. Adaptable to varying patron needs and expectations. Reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning Services.

Key Responsibilities

A.    In cooperation with relevant colleagues participates in professional activities such as applying for grants, developing outreach efforts, maintaining relationships with the ISU Kasiska Division of Health Sciences, liaising with the National Library of Medicine, maintaining IHSL LibGuides, developing appropriate working relationships with area librarians, etc.
B.    Teaches in-person and online individual, classroom and group instruction in evidence based practice, library services and procedures, search strategies, and the use of information resources. Primary emphasis areas are in health sciences subjects; secondary emphasis areas include all other subjects.
C.    May teach online sections of the undergraduate LLIB1115 Information Literacy three credit course. 
D.    Provides reference service. Assists faculty, students, staff and other users on a one-on-one basis by answering specific information requests, offering research assistance, and guiding users in the effective use of information resources provided by the Library.
E.    Works cooperatively on collection development, for both the Idaho Health Sciences Library and the University Library.
F.    Serves as a bibliographer to designated health science academic. Assists in collection development and evaluation; monitors pertinent portions of the acquisitions budget; works to develop and maintain good relations with faculty members. Performs collection assessments, as needed, for accreditation studies.
G.    Serves on various University and Library committees.
H.    Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

•    M.L.S. or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program 
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills 
•    Demonstrated ability to teach
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently and in groups

Preferred Qualifications

•    Undergraduate degree in life or health sciences or experience working in a health sciences library
•    Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice
•    Collection development experience
•    Ability and interest in learning new technologies
•    Knowledge of learning management systems such as Moodle, Blackboard, or Canvas


Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter, Resume, and a list of five (5) professional references with contact information.

 

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 8, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved at $59,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.


About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home

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