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ACRL IS Building Virtual Community Task Force

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ACRL IS Building Virtual Community Task Force

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ACRL CLS (College Libraries Section)

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Clinical Librarian, University of Louisville (apply by March 23)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 10:26 am

Clinical Librarian

https://highereddecisions.com/uofl/current_vacancies.asp

The University of Louisville (UofL) Kornhauser Health Sciences Library invites applications from creative and self-motivated candidates for the position of clinical librarian.  This individual will help continue efforts to support the clinical librarianship program while focusing on serving the School of Nursing. The library provides information and research support to the students, staff, and faculty of the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Public Health.

 

This is a full-time, tenure-track position reporting to the Assistant Director of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library. The anticipated initial rank is Instructor or Assistant Professor.  The entry rank and salary of the successful candidate are dependent on experience and qualifications.

 

Responsibilities include:

•             Building collaborative relationships within clinical departments to

support information literacy and evidence based practice

•             Provide information-seeking education to the School of Nursing

•             Engaging with users in their preferred environments, typically outside

the library

•             Providing evidence-based healthcare teaching sessions

•             Collaborating with clinical faculty, residents or students on journal

clubs, seminars, systematic literature review projects, and other clinical forums

•             Providing timely information as requested using current technology and

resources

•             Keeping students, faculty, and staff in touch with emerging

technologies and electronic information tools in the field of medicine

•             Participating in the development of the Kornhauser Health Sciences

Library’s clinical library services program

•             Providing service at library information desk

•             Engaging in scholarship and activity in appropriate professional

organizations

 

Required Qualifications

•             Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or international

equivalent in library or information science

•             Knowledgeable about biomedical and evidence based practice literature,

research, and clinical  tools

•             Excellent presentation and relationship building skills

•             Demonstrated ability to think and react quickly in a clinical

environment

•             Demonstrated ability to learn and use new technologies

•             Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats to

diverse audiences

•             Demonstrated evidence of initiative and flexibility with planning and

problem-solving

•             Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively and

effectively as both a team member and independently

•             Demonstrated commitment to health sciences librarianship

•             Potential to meet promotion and tenure requirements

 

Desirable Qualifications

•             Experience working with users in their environments, as opposed to the

traditional library setting.

•             Experience working within the clinical or academic nursing environment

•             Understanding of evidence-based practice

•             Experience in a health sciences library

•             Experience using EndNote or similar citation management software

•             Health sciences background

•             Additional graduate degree or certification in a related discipline

 

Promotion and tenure within the University Libraries require demonstration of scholarship and professional service.  The Libraries offer a comprehensive benefits package and annual vacation of 22 working days.

 

The University of Louisville is a Carnegie research university serving 21,000 students in the state’s largest urban area.  Kornhauser Health Sciences Library is located at the downtown Health Sciences Center, three miles north of the main university campus, Belknap Campus.  The Health Sciences Center is home to over 50% of the university faculty and receives 90% of grant funding.

 

With a national reputation for its high-quality undergraduate programs and over twenty nationally recognized research, graduate, and professional programs, the University also has as a strong commitment to the community in which it resides. The University Libraries joined the 126-member Association of Research Libraries in 2002. The city of Louisville offers hospitality, warmth and smaller city advantages like shorter commutes and lower cost of living alongside major city amenities such as world-class performing arts, great sports, incredible dining, and a nationally-acclaimed parks system.

 

Nominations are sought and welcome.  Applications should be submitted electronically at https://highereddecisions.com/uofl/current_vacancies.asp.

(Job ID 34591)  Completed applications should include a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest detailing your relevant experience, strengths and accomplishments, and the contact information for three references.  The Search Committee will begin a confidential review of completed applications on March 23, 2018; the position is open until filled. Questions about the position or application process may be addressed to:

 

Vida M Vaughn

Assistant Director

Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY  40292

(502) 852-5763

vmvaug01@louisville.edu

 

Official transcripts for required degrees must be received prior to employment. Proper documentation of identity and employability are also required.  A criminal background report will be completed on the chosen candidate.

 

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidate

 

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ALCTS LLAMA LITA Alignment Discussion

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GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion Rare & Endangered Government Publications (REGP) meeting

by Shari Laster on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 10:09 am

Posting on behalf of Aimee Slater and Susanne Caro:

Join us *today* at 1pm ET via Adobe Connect:
http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort/
Call in information for those preferring telephone instead of computer
audio:
(844) 801-7777
Access code: 738241

Agenda

Posting on behalf of Aimee Slater and Susanne Caro:

Join us *today* at 1pm ET via Adobe Connect:
http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort/
Call in information for those preferring telephone instead of computer
audio:
(844) 801-7777
Access code: 738241

Agenda

- Introduction
- Title 44 and its impact on REGP: will this result in more fugitives or
endangered content? GPO Comments on Title 44: https://www.fdlp.gov/news-and-events/3326-gpo-s-comments-on-draft-title-...
- ALA Midwinter handouts from GPO: https://www.fdlp.gov/news-and-events/2883-gpo-handouts-from-ala-s-midwin...
- Missing and moved documents: Business as Usual or Cause for Concern?
Recent story on Pentagon Spending that mentions disabled links: http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2017/msu-scholars-find-21-trillion-in-unaut...
- End of Term: Did more disappear than usual?
- Preservation issues state or federal
- In-person meeting at ALA Annual
- Any Other Business

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Librarian (Collections and Online Learning), Chabot College (EXTENDED - apply by April 2)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 09:53 am

Librarian (Collections and Online Learning)

https://clpccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/1033

Application deadline extended to April 2nd

Librarian (Collections and Online Learning)

https://clpccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/1033

Application deadline extended to April 2nd

Job Title Librarian (Collections and Online Learning)
Position Type Faculty
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Position Code 2FLR01
FTE 1
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) $62,035 - $88,687/annual
FLSA Exempt
Job Location Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
Department Library
Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Collections and Online Learning) for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

This position reports directly to the Division Dean.

Representative Duties

1. With consultation of other faculty librarians, provide leadership in selecting and deselecting print materials, DVD’s, and eBooks.

2. A forward-thinking and strategic perspective on new and emerging trends in collection development, crafting an innovative approach to the library’s collections that is both student-centered and responsive to Chabot College curriculum, learning communities, and institutional learning outcomes.

3. Select materials that reflect the information literacy and research needs of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

4. Design and maintain online tutorials in the Library website including the use of Captivate or Camtasia, the Libguides content management system, and has knowledge of online learning modules software and tools such as Searchpath, Credo InfoLit Modules and/or Libwizard.

5. With respect to further enhance the online learning and user experience of our students, provides input in maintaining and improving the Library web site and related library web services, including regularly evaluating new library tutorials, information literacy gaming and other tools and products

6. Undertake quantitative and qualitative assessment to improve collections in support of the College’s priorities.

7. Use data for the development of and to document the value of the collections.

8. Analyze and report data regarding collection growth, usage, material costs, expenditures, etc. to inform budgetary collection decisions.

9. Develop online curriculum and teach a Library Skills course online using Canvas (college platform).

10. In collaboration with the library team, ensure that library procedures and policies are followed consistently.

11. Act as key member of the library team in developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the library’s programs and services.

12. Provide reference services in a multimedia environment to students, staff and faculty.

13. Provide library outreach activities to the college community, especially to online faculty and students.

14. Teach effective information competency research strategies, including information literacy courses.

15. Act as a library liaison to at least one instructional division.

16. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

17. Participate in campus and district professional activities, which may include but are not limited to Curriculum committee, staff development, and collegial meetings.

18. Work or teach late afternoon, evening, distance learning and/or off campus classes when scheduled as part of the regular librarian assignment.

19. Participate in on-going assessment of library programs including program review, strategic planning, and the development and implementation of new services, systems, and programs.

20. Evidence of sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and learning disabilities.

Minimum Education and Experience

Master’s in library science, library and information science,

OR the equivalent.

You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

*Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before July 1, 2018 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called “Other Document”. If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in its place and state you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent provision” must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called “Equivalency Statement”.

Minimum Qualifications  
Desirable Qualifications

1. Knowledge of assessment tools, software, and processes relevant to academic library services, collection development, online education and online learning objects.

2. Experience providing information competency instruction in a community college library.

3. Experience providing reference services in an academic library setting.

4. Knowledge of HTML 4 and 5, CSS, PHP, Libguides, API’s, JavaScript, BootStrap and other similar web programming languages and platforms.

5. Evidence of ability to work effectively as the leader in collection development including the incorporation of recommendation and discussions of standards of selection from other faculty librarians and faculty at large.

6. Knowledge and understanding of collection development policies for a community college library that first and foremost provides curriculum support for necessary research in its various disciplines.

7. Knowledge of various acquisition and collection development tools such as EBSCOhost Collection Manager, Midwest, GOBI, and the acquisitions components of Worldshare Management System.

8. Experience teaching online courses with a Learning Management System such as Canvas.

9. Experience working with tutorial software such as Captivate, Camtasia, or Jing.

10. Experience working with course module software such as Searchpath, Credo InfoLit Modules, or LibWizard.

11. Experience measuring and evaluating User Experience, including providing effective usability tests of web sites and/or platforms.

12. Knowledge of gaming information literacy software and techniques used in library tutorials.

13. Knowledge of Web Accessibility standards including WCAG 2.0 AA standards. Understanding of necessary accessibility requirements for audiovisual materials such as DVD’s.

14. Knowledge of working with and modifying content management systems such as Libguides and Omni Update.

15. Experience providing innovative and creative leadership in the development of library programs and services.

16. Experience in outreach activities for students and faculty.

Job Work Schedule

This position is full-time, tenure track, beginning Fall 2018. Employment will begin on or about August 16, 2018.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARRY OUT THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES OF THE POSITION WILL RECEIVE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO ENABLE THEM TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F37P
Open Date 01/12/2018
Close Date 02/12/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants  
Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please write an essay of up to 250 words how you would plan a series of online tutorials and how you would evaluate them to determine if they provided effective instruction that addresses community college students' research needs.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts/Credentials
  4. Personal Qualifications Statement

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document
  2. Equivalency Statement
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Discussion Web and User Experience Librarian, Western Carolina University

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 09:52 am

Posting Number: FAC226P

Quick Link for Internal Postings: http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/8309

Classification Title: Assistant Professor

Working Title: Assistant Professor - Web and User Experience Librarian #002847

Department: Office of the Dean - Hunter Library

Position Summary:

Posting Number: FAC226P

Quick Link for Internal Postings: http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/8309

Classification Title: Assistant Professor

Working Title: Assistant Professor - Web and User Experience Librarian #002847

Department: Office of the Dean - Hunter Library

Position Summary:

Hunter Library at Western Carolina University seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, collaborative, and user-oriented librarian for the position of Web Development and User Experience Librarian. This librarian will research, develop, and assess enhancements to the library’s web presence. The person in this position will design new sites and applications to improve the user experience in discovering, finding, and accessing library content and services. Specific projects may include improving search functionality on the library homepage, developing virtual exhibits, supporting digital projects, or enhancing the user experience with existing services such as interlibrary loan, room reservation systems, chat reference, and course reserves. Projects will also likely include implementation of open source code created in other libraries, as well as integrating various APIs and third-party software. The Web Development and User Experience Librarian will also be assigned other digital library projects as the need arises. This position supervises one Technology Support Analyst and may also supervise student employees.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing vision and leadership in designing, developing and supporting the library website content and integrating it with the larger library web presence, which includes discovery tools, digital collections, and electronic resources
  • Supervision of one technology support analyst, as well as staff/student employees engaged in related work, as assigned. Monitors workflow and deadlines.
  • Day-to-day management, including programming and editorial recommendations, of the library’s web pages and intranet
  • Serves as a member of the library’s web steering committee, an advisory group that includes representatives from across the library
  • Development and implementation of web applications and tools, particularly for mobile environments
  • Research and design of assessment measures such as usability testing in order to ensure that web services and applications are tailored for targeted user groups, including distance education students, on-site patrons, faculty members, and library staff
  • Evaluation of data such as analytics to inform decision-making
  • Collaboration with the library marketing committee to develop and implement web-based publicity and outreach strategies such as web graphics, videos, mobile applications, and interactive online sites
  • Short and long-term strategic planning for and conceptualization of the Library’s online presence.
  • Creation of appropriate procedures and training materials for library faculty and staff responsible for content creation and maintenance of web pages.
  • Maintaining expertise in current web technologies, user experience and responsive design

Carnegie statement:     

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:              

Strong leadership skills and ability to lead a web based electronic content management development team; experience in designing, developing, and supporting web sites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; familiarity with User Experience Design; basic skills in graphic design; familiarity with usability testing, WAI guidelines, and web analytics; familiarity with mobile platforms, applications, and design; familiarity with responsive design; familiarity with content management systems, intranets, relational databases, and web servers; demonstrated flexibility and initiative; strong commitment to user-centered services and service excellence; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students; superior oral and written communication skills; ability to achieve tenure through effective job performance, service, and research.

Minimum Qualifications:            

  • Graduate degree
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to lead a web based electronic content management development team
  • Experience in designing, developing, and supporting web sites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with User Experience Design
  • Familiarity with usability testing, WAI guidelines, and web analytics
  • Familiarity with mobile platforms, applications, and design
  • Familiarity with responsive design
  • Familiarity with content management systems, intranets, and web servers
  • Demonstrated flexibility and initiative
  • Strong commitment to user-centered services and service excellence
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to achieve tenure through effective job performance, service, and research

Preferred Qualifications:             

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or international equivalent in library or information science
  • Academic library experience
  • Demonstrated skills in User Experience Design
  • Demonstrated experience with usability testing, WAI guidelines, and web analytics
  • Demonstrated experience with mobile platforms, applications, and design
  • Demonstrated experience developing responsive web pages or applications
  • Demonstrated experience with content management systems, relational databases, and web servers
  • Basic skills in graphic design
  • Skills or interest in photography
  • Experience with graphic design software
  • Familiarity with a programming environment that includes languages such as ASP.NET, PHP, Python, or Ruby

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time

Number of Hours Per Week: 40

Number of Months Per Year: 12

Posting Text Open Date: 02/01/2018

Close Date: Open Until Filled      

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be made on line. You will be required to attach a letter of application, resume and names and telephone numbers of three references. For more information, contact Mark Stoffan at mstoffan@wcu.edu or 828-227-3489. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Background/E-Verify:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:               

 

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.

AA/EOE:

Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu.

University Safety:           

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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