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Discussion Adult Services Librarian, Pierce County Library System (Wash.) - apply by July 5

by Joy Kim on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:29 pm

Adult Services Librarian - Parkland/Spanaway
(Bilingual Preferred) 

Join a Library engaged in community-driven facilities and services planning process, and help create and deliver an innovative and exciting future to the residents of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  Pierce County Library is looking for an Adult Services Librarian to join our dynamic team at our Parkland/Spanaway Branch.

Pay Grade: $26.43 - $36.59 per hour, FLSA non-exempt, Union represented. 

Position Summary:

Adult Services Librarian - Parkland/Spanaway
(Bilingual Preferred) 

Join a Library engaged in community-driven facilities and services planning process, and help create and deliver an innovative and exciting future to the residents of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  Pierce County Library is looking for an Adult Services Librarian to join our dynamic team at our Parkland/Spanaway Branch.

Pay Grade: $26.43 - $36.59 per hour, FLSA non-exempt, Union represented. 

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of professional librarian functions on behalf of the Pierce County Library System; provides reference, youth, early learning, Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) library literacy programs and/or community outreach services to the public; instructs customers in the use of library equipment and resources; participates in maintaining assigned collection materials; represents the Library to the community; and performs other specialized duties relative to area of assignment.

Application Deadline: Apply no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Application Link: https://piercecountylibrary-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=360

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Discussion Branch Manager, Pierce County Library System (Wash.) - apply by July 6

by Joy Kim on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:24 pm

Branch Manager - South Hill

Branch Manager - South Hill

Join a Library engaged in a community-driven facilities and services planning process and help create and deliver an innovative and exciting future to the residents of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Leadership position responsible for effectively managing operations and activities of an assigned library location; participates in system-wide planning and projects; actively engages the community and ensures service aligns with local residents’ needs; oversees collection; interacts with and provides direct library services to customers.

  • Successful candidate will have a vision and understanding of library service with an eye to both the future and the contemporary needs of the public;
  • Will be customer-focused; an excellent communicator and supervisor; have a proven ability to lead and implement change, develop and support staff, and participate in a system that believes in continual improvement.
  • If you are results-oriented, committed to collaboration and having fun, and you believe that the library must be the community’s first choice for the discovery and exchange of information and ideas, your next job may be at PCLS.

Pay Grade:  $5,470.79 - $7,572.85 monthly, FLSA Exempt, Management (non-union represented) position. 

Position Summary:

Manages, coordinates and facilitates branch operations including public services, circulation, branch collections, reference, youth services, library programming, community relations, and building/facility management functions.  Acts as management’s principal in house representative at the branches in which they are assigned.  Is an integral member of the management team in evaluating the delivery of services at the branch level, allocating personnel to the service delivery at the branch(s) and initiating building and facility functions.  Interacts with and provides direct library services to customers; develops and delivers library services and programming; serves as a representative of the Library within the local community, government and Friends group as well as directs and facilitates other staff members’ engagement in the community.

Application Deadline:  In addition to completing the application, please also include a cover letter and resume.  Apply no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.  

Application Link: https://piercecountylibrary-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=358

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ALCTS CMS Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries

Event Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

ALCTS – Collection Management Section (CMS)
Administration of Collection Management Interest Group (ACM-IG) and
Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries (CDLAL-IG)

Joint Program: Annual Meeting, San Francisco

Title: What’s changing in library liaison roles & how do these changes affect collections?

Panelists:

David Feinmark, Southern Connecticut State University
Melanie Maksin, Yale University
Sha Towers, Baylor University

Moderator: Michael Leach, Cabot Science Library, Harvard University

ALCTS – Collection Management Section (CMS)
Administration of Collection Management Interest Group (ACM-IG) and
Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries (CDLAL-IG)

Joint Program: Annual Meeting, San Francisco

Title: What’s changing in library liaison roles & how do these changes affect collections?

Panelists:

David Feinmark, Southern Connecticut State University
Melanie Maksin, Yale University
Sha Towers, Baylor University

Moderator: Michael Leach, Cabot Science Library, Harvard University

After a brief summary of the history of liaison programs in libraries, the panelists will give an overview of models at their institutions. Further discussion topics with an open forum will include: developing best practices; partnering and collaboration with various library and non-library groups on campus; the changing liaison model; what new roles are appearing for liaisons; how are the changes being developed and managed; and what types of assessments and tools being put in place to measure the success of these new programs.

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Discussion Instructional Design Librarian, University of Notre Dame (apply by July 11)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 04:21 pm

The Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame seek a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking instructional designer to move our teaching activities to the next level. Reporting to the Program Director of the Teaching, Research & User Services program, the Instructional Design Librarian will collaboratively develop in-person and online educational learning and engagement opportunities to enhance student research and critical thinking skills.

The Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame seek a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking instructional designer to move our teaching activities to the next level. Reporting to the Program Director of the Teaching, Research & User Services program, the Instructional Design Librarian will collaboratively develop in-person and online educational learning and engagement opportunities to enhance student research and critical thinking skills.
For the complete job description and how to apply, please see: http://library.nd.edu/about/employment/index.shtml
Best, Laura

 

Laura Bayard
Outreach Services Librarian
Library Faculty Affirmative Action Officer
Hesburgh Libraries - Academic Outreach & Engagement Program

University of Notre Dame
115A Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556
o: 574-631-8570
f: 574-631-6772
e: bayard.1@nd.edu

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Discussion NC LIVE Instruction Librarian, NCSU Libraries

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 04:19 pm

Job Posting: NC LIVE Instruction Librarian

NC LIVE (NCSU Libraries), Raleigh, NC USA

Job Posting: NC LIVE Instruction Librarian

NC LIVE (NCSU Libraries), Raleigh, NC USA

NC LIVE is seeking to fill the position of Instruction Librarian during what is an exciting phase in the development of the organization. The Instruction Librarian will lead all aspects of NC LIVE’s instruction program.  This program will ensure that library professionals at NC LIVE member institutions are familiar with NC LIVE resources, how and when to use them, and how to effectively incorporate them into their own library’s curricula. The person in this role will be responsible for performing needs assessment; establishing learning outcomes; developing synchronous and asynchronous instructional content; delivering instruction sessions to library professionals; promoting the instruction program; and measuring learner success and satisfaction. This person will also serve as liaison to one or more Advisory Committees.

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/epa/nclil. AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148

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Laura Blessing
NCSU Libraries
Director, Library Human Resources
919-513-3251

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Discussion Associate Dean, University Library - Boise State University (apply by July 11)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 04:17 pm

Associate Dean, University Library

Albertsons Library
Requisition # 160124

Boise State University, Albertsons Library seeks a highly motivated, innovative, adaptable leader with a thorough understanding of the evolving roles and changing landscape of academic libraries for the position of Associate Dean.

Associate Dean, University Library

Albertsons Library
Requisition # 160124

Boise State University, Albertsons Library seeks a highly motivated, innovative, adaptable leader with a thorough understanding of the evolving roles and changing landscape of academic libraries for the position of Associate Dean.

The Associate Dean (AD) of the Library will provide leadership in building a culture that values inclusive excellence, innovation, collaboration, engagement, and communication; work collaboratively to articulate the vision and strategic priorities of the Library; champion the development, promotion and implementation these priorities and the infrastructure needed to achieve them; provide leadership support for the Dean of the Library in planning, budgeting, program development, marketing, personnel, and assessment; oversee internal operations, services and collections including personnel matters and supervision of Library Unit Heads; coordinate and align Library services and programs with University goals and priorities; represent the Library and the Dean in contacts with constituencies and at professional meetings and events both on and off-campus; undertake special projects assigned by the Dean; serve as the primary library administrator in the absence of the Dean. The Associate Dean (AD) will report directly to the Dean, University Library.

Albertsons Library prides itself on hiring talented individuals and supporting opportunities for creativity to build programs of distinction. The Library is known on campus as a leader in the integration of technologies for instruction, innovative applications of mobile technologies and social media, excellent customer service and partners for instruction.

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Recognized as a university on the move, we offer an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees and experiences that foster student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. Located In the heart of a thriving metropolitan area, Boise, Idaho is known for its healthy lifestyle, proximity to the mountains, riverside campus, thriving local arts community, numerous high tech start‐ups, and affordable cost of living. Visit the University and the City of Boise websites listed below for more information.

Qualifications
Required:
● Master’s Degree from an American Library Association accredited program
● Significant experience in various management positions
● Experience supervising employees with demonstrated ability to support, mentor and develop staff/faculty
● Established record of scholarship and service

Preferred:
● Experience working with acquisitions, cataloging or other areas of technical services
● Experience with successful grant writing
● Demonstrated experience and/or commitment to the following: ability to cultivate and advocate for an environment of diversity and inclusive excellence, working collaboratively with diverse staff within the library and across campus, strategic planning, assessment, program development

Salary and benefits: $95,000 minimum. Starting Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. This position is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment. Boise State University offers an excellent benefits package to eligible employees. For more information visit: http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/.

Application Instructions: Please visit our website at: https://boisestate.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en to apply for this position. You will need to upload a resume/CV (including dates of employment); the names and contact information for three professional references; and a cover letter which will include answers to the following questions: What experiences have you had building inclusive excellence or how would you develop expertise in this area if you do not have? How would you develop and implement a comprehensive staff development program in Albertsons Library?

Please contact Jaque Johnson at (208)426-4321 or jjohnson@boisestate.edu for any questions you may have regarding this position.

Applications received by July 11, 2016 will receive full consideration. Applications received after July 11, 2016 may be considered if the position is not filled from the initial applicant pool.

About the University: http://www.boisestate.edu/

About the City of Boise: http://www.boisechamber.org/

See How the Boise Valley Ranks Nationally: http://www.bvep.org/facts/national-accolades.aspx

About Albertsons Library: http://library.boisestate.edu

Background Investigations – Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University’s full Background Investigations policy, please go to http://policy.boisestate.edu.

Drug-Free Workplace – It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please go to http://policy.boisestate.edu.

Jeanne Clery Statement - Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Boise State University 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. Copies of the report may also be requested through the Campus Security and Police Services located at 2245 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83706, by calling (208) 426-6911, or sending an email to policeuniversitysecurity@boisestate.edu.

The 2015 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is now available online at: http://security.boisestate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2015/09/2015...

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

 

 

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Discussion Coordinator of Teaching and Learning, Seattle University (apply by July 18)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 04:14 pm

Coordinator of Teaching and Learning
https://jobs.seattleu.edu/postings/19047 

Seattle University is searching for a new Coordinator of Teaching and Learning. Feel free to ask me any questions related to the position or working at Seattle U.

Cheers,

Felipe Castillo | Research Services Librarian

Coordinator of Teaching and Learning
https://jobs.seattleu.edu/postings/19047 

Seattle University is searching for a new Coordinator of Teaching and Learning. Feel free to ask me any questions related to the position or working at Seattle U.

Cheers,

Felipe Castillo | Research Services Librarian

LEMIEUX LIBRARY & MCGOLDRICK LEARNING COMMONS | SEATTLE UNIVERSITY
901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Office: (206) 296-2341

Seattle University’s Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons invites applications for an experienced, flexible, and innovative library faculty member to serve as our Coordinator of Teaching and Learning. This 12-month non-tenure-track position, at a rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian, is available September 1, 2016,

The Coordinator will lead and coordinate our integrated instruction program including all instructional modalities (face to face, hybrid and online) that our library faculty provide. In addition to the internal leadership related to planning, best practices and assessment, the Coordinator will also work closely with key university groups to advance library instruction and information literacy initiatives on campus, in academic departments and throughout the curriculum. This position also participates in the provision of research assistance to students, staff, faculty and the public through our various services such as in person, online, email and research consultations by appointment.

All members of the library faculty serve as Liaison Librarians to one or more academic programs, with responsibilities to maintain subject expertise, develop collections, provide specialized instruction (including for Core Academic Writing Seminars), create web-based resource guides, and communicate library policies, procedures, collections and services. We seek candidates who bring education, experience, or aptitude that enable them to serve as liaison in a variety of areas, but especially Nursing and health sciences.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to innovative, user-centered services; effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; evidence of professional growth through scholarly activity and service; strong commitment to contributing to a supportive, collegial work environment; willingness to accept and support the mission of Seattle University and its commitment to the vision and values of Jesuit and Catholic higher education.

Applicants must apply at https://jobs.seattleu.edu and provide: (1) detailed letter of application identifying the candidate’s education, experience, achievements, potential to succeed in the position as well as salary expectations; (2) comprehensive curriculum vitae; (3) statement on how the candidate, personally and professionally, can contribute to the mission, vision, and values (https://www.seattleu.edu/about/mission/) of Seattle University; (4) names and contact information for five professional references who can address the candidate’s experience and ability pertinent to the position. Applicants are encouraged to submit any other evidence of qualifications.

Application review will begin July 18, 2016. Open until filled. Library faculty appointment will be at appropriate rank, based on experience and service.

Consult the library’s website for the detailed job description: https://www.seattleu.edu/library/about-the-library/employment-at-the-lib...

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Discussion Applications Developer, University of Maryland Libraries (apply by July 11)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 04:11 pm

Title: Applications Developer
Category: Exempt Staff
Department: Digital Systems and Stewardship
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: Applications Developer
Category: Exempt Staff
Department: Digital Systems and Stewardship
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 Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) Division provides systems support and development services to the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium. The applications developer works independently and collaboratively with DSS team members and staff at USMAI libraries to develop, configure, and extend existing and new applications that address the needs of the consortium's 17 libraries. Supported applications include a mix of commercial, open source, and locally developed systems.
This position works across departments, working on initiatives of the Consortial Library Applications Support (CLAS) team and participating in the procedures, practices, and knowledge sharing of the Software Systems Development and Research (SSDR) team. The position reports to the SSDR manager and receives work assignments from the CLAS manager.
The incumbent will participate in activities throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle, producing thorough documentation, managing applications using version control, and following team procedures and workflows for code release. UMD Libraries is a collaborative environment with opportunities to share knowledge and experiences with other developers and Libraries staff. All team members are relied upon to identify and recommend solutions that enhance the work of the CLAS team, staff of USMAI libraries, and users at the consortium's libraries.
Responsibilities:
• Develop new applications in alignment with the goals and needs of USMAI and its member libraries; contribute to all stages of the software development lifecycle
• Extend and modify existing applications, utilizing APIs, various programming languages, and application frameworks
• Work with members of the CLAS team and USMAI library staff to perform system maintenance, troubleshooting, user support, and change management activities for supported applications; develop and implement scripts and other utilities to achieve improved efficiencies in CLAS operations; monitor applications to identify and resolve system performance issues
• Perform business and systems analysis to align proposed and existing applications with consortial needs; participate and lead requirements gathering, specifications development, system design, and system evaluation activities; maintain current awareness of trends and issues in library information technology and supported applications
• Utilize project management tools such as JIRA to record and monitor progress; manage code using Git; monitor ticket-tracking systems for troubleshooting; produce and maintain thorough application documentation

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of one year of programming experience
• Demonstrated understanding of tools for structured data processing, including relational databases, serialization formats (such as XML), and data focused languages (such as SQL or XSLT)
• Demonstrated ability to research and learn new technologies
• Strong service orientation; and Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Excellent interpersonal skills; and excellent written and verbal communications skills

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

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/43531. 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 resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until July 11, 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 Children’s Librarian, Dayton Metro Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 04:10 pm

Children’s Librarian
Trotwood Branch library

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a dedicated, patron focused Children Librarian to work as a team member at the Trotwood Branch Library.

Children’s Librarian
Trotwood Branch library

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a dedicated, patron focused Children Librarian to work as a team member at the Trotwood Branch Library.

Job Responsibilities: Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Children’s area through personal presence and areas design. Provides library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources. Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials, and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials. Designs, promotes, presents and evaluates children’s programs and activities which address community needs and offer tie-ins to library materials. Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools and community agencies. Provides library outreach programs and school visits which meet community needs. Maintains attractive appearance of Children’s area. Creates displays to promote library use. Evaluates and suggests titles for purchase or replacement. Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced or redistributed. Submits required reports and budget requests. Serves on library committees. Attends Children’s department meetings. Assists with system-wide children’s programs, activities and initiatives. Performs circulation responsibilities and related activities as needed.

Job Qualifications: Ability to use Internet and other new information technologies; ability to work effectively with schools and other community organizations; knowledge of children’s literature and collection development methods; experience working with planning and presenting children’s programs, and excellent community relation skills required. MLIS (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience required.

Salary and Benefits: $41,724-$45,801. Plus excellent benefit package.

Application Process: Send resume to cchibis@daytonmetrolibrary.org

CYNTHIA CHIBIS, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Manager
DaytonMetroLibrary.org
P: 937.496.8550 • F: 937.496.4302

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