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Discussion Senior Librarian, Pasadena Public Library [CA], (apply by October 19)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:22 pm

Senior Librarian—Pasadena Public Library [CA]

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Information Services [City of Pasadena]

Annual Salary: $67,104.54 - $83,880.79

Application Deadline 10/19/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Number: 18-034

 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pasadena/jobs/1867334/senior-librarian

Senior Librarian—Pasadena Public Library [CA]

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Information Services [City of Pasadena]

Annual Salary: $67,104.54 - $83,880.79

Application Deadline 10/19/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Number: 18-034

 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pasadena/jobs/1867334/senior-librarian

The Pasadena Libraries and Information Services Department is excited to announce the vacancy for Senior Librarian. The Senior Librarian will supervise staff and operations at one or two library branches. The ideal candidate will plan, manage and review the work of professional, paraprofessional and support staff. In addition, the Senior Librarian may be responsible for the administration and maintenance of a major unit within a library service area such as collections, circulation, or youth programs. The ideal candidate will be able to balance the needs of the branches they serve while maintaining an eye and focus on the big picture needs of the library system as a whole.

For more information and to apply:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pasadena/jobs/1867334/senior-librarian

 

VACANCIES:
There is currently one vacancy in the Libraries and Information Services Department-

La Pintoresca Library Branch which may be filled as a result of this examination process. 

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an American Library Association accredited college or university with a Master of Science degree in Library and Information Studies or Librarianship from a program accredited by the American Library Association, and at least three years of progressively responsible professional library experience; or two years of experience in the City of Pasadena Public Library in the class of Librarian; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Desired experience:
One year of supervisory experience
Bilingual- Spanish highly preferred

EXAMINATION:
Applicants who appear best qualified based on their application submitted will be invited to any combination of written, performance or oral appraisal to further evaluate their job related experiences, education, knowledge, skills and abilities.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pasadena/jobs/1867334/senior-librarian

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Discussion Library Information Associate, Senior, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (UAHSL), (open until filled)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:19 pm

Library Information Associate, Senior

https://uacareers.com/postings/22165

 

Library Information Associate, Senior

https://uacareers.com/postings/22165

 

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (UAHSL) is seeking a Library Information Associate, Senior to facilitate the use of the Arizona Health Information Network, Inc. (AZHIN) digital resources and point of care tools to meet the needs of AZHIN members. The incumbent in this position actively participates and supports development and effectiveness of AZHIN as directed by the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library Associate Director, the AZHIN President and Board of Directors.

For detailed information about the job, please click here.

 

For questions, contact Annabelle Nuñez, (20) 626-3660 or anunez@email.arizona.edu.  

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the Digital Resources Librarian to monitor and implement licensed resources. Provide technical support to AZHIN resources, working as the liaison between AZHIN member and vendors.
  • Serve on AZHIN technical team to keep website up-to-date, plan and implement enhancements and upgrades.
  • Work with the AZHIN Program Coordinator to obtain pricing for budgeting for new and existing resources for AZHIN as well as for individual institutions interested in non-AZHIN resources. Work with AZHIN members to assess needs, address issues, and improve level of satisfaction with AZHIN. Cultivate better working relationships with AZHIN and its members.
  • Work with UAHSL Associate Director, UAL Information Resources Management group, and AZHIN technical team to identify new products; work with vendors and Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) to obtain appropriate information as needed. Profile and/or set up new products.
  • Create materials to promote AZHIN to potential, new, and existing members. Follow-up with institutions expressing interest in joining AZHIN.
  • Create and carry out training pursuant to need for AZHIN librarians and health professionals in a variety of ways (on-site, web tutorials, etc.), including both new members and ongoing training for established members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

 
  • Demonstrated technical expertise.
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite (current version)
 

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree AND three years progressively responsible library experience; OR seven years progressively responsible library, information center or related work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

       Preferred Qualifications

 
  • Experience developing and delivering training using new strategies and instructional technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience using specialized authentication/access software (such as Athens and EzProxy) and platforms (Springshare – LibGuides).
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting hardware, software and equipment.

      Posted Rate of Pay

: $33,000-$40,000 (pro-rated at .50 FTE)

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Discussion Code4Lib Diversity Scholarship Program, apply by November 17

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:39 am

Accepting Applications Now!

Accepting Applications Now!

As part of Code4Lib's ongoing commitment to reducing economic barriers that prevent participation for underrepresented groups, and to achieving a balanced representation of the human experience, we are pleased to announce that we are now seeking applicants for our 2018 Diversity Scholarship program! The Code4Lib Scholarship Committee hopes to award 15 Diversity Scholarships, based on merit and need. Each scholarship will cover up to $1500 for travel costs, lodging, and conference fees for selected applicants to attend the 2018 Code4Lib Conference in Washington, D.C.

The deadline for applications is November 17th at 11:59 PM ET (see below for more details).

The scholarship will cover conference registration and hotel accommodations up front to scholarship awardees. Other incidentals like travel and meals may be reimbursed based on the amount awarded. Reimbursement will be managed independently at the conference. Pairing up housing with other scholarship awardees or conference attendees may also be accommodated. Please contact code4libaward@gmail.com with any questions about this arrangement. We want to ensure that financial issues do not discourage anyone from applying to this award.

We do not expect scholarship recipients to be responsible for being an ambassador for their group or an educator of others during the conference. While learning and exchange may happen as a result of interactions between participants, scholarship recipients are encouraged to focus on getting the most out of their experience and have no special duties or obligations apart from conference attendance, engaged participation to their comfort level, and giving us feedback on their experience.

Eligibility, Criteria, And Requirements

  • An applicant must be a member of a group not well-represented within the code4lib community, including but not limited to: women, people of color, LGBTQ+, ability/disability, non-binary gender identities, etc. We also invite applications from members of underrepresented and/or marginalized groups that don't fit into the categories listed above.
  • An applicant must be interested in actively engaging with the Code4Lib community. For more information about Code4Lib, see the About Code4Lib Page.
  • The scholarship recipients will be selected based upon their merit and financial needs.

Registration Details

Registration spots and hotel rooms are being held for scholarship recipients. If you can attend only if you receive a scholarship, there is no need to register for the conference or book a hotel room when registration opens. Code4Lib will assist you with both registration and hotel arrangements.

If you register for the conference or book a hotel room, you will be reimbursed along with other expenses. Reimbursement for expenses will be provided to recipients during the conference.

How to Apply

Submit your application materials via the Code4Lib online form: https://goo.gl/forms/Re2sJwXPjgi2mi2F2

You will need to prepare:

  1. A brief letter of interest, no more than 500 words, which:
  • Identifies your eligibility for a diversity scholarship
  • Describes how you see yourself benefiting from and participating in the Code4Lib 2018 conference and the general Code4Lib community
  • Your current resume or CV
  • Contact information for one reference who can speak to your professional goals and/or achievements
  • Please note: Your brief letter of interest and current CV/resume should be combined into a single PDF. Your file should follow a “Lastname-Firstname.pdf” naming convention. Questions can be directed to code4libaward@gmail.com.

    The application deadline is Nov 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET.

    The scholarship committee will notify all applicants by Friday, December 1, 2017, regardless of award results. 

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    Discussion Metadata Transformation Librarian, Lane Medical Library at Stanford University School of Medicine

    by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    Metadata Transformation Librarian

    https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=76585&lang=...

    Stanford Medicine is seeking a motivated and resourceful metadata librarian (Librarian 1 or 2) responsible for capturing, creating, transforming, and integrating bibliographic and authority metadata using various systems to optimize resource discovery. Reporting to the Metadata Department Manager, the Metadata Transformation Librarian will be an integral part of helping to define and investigate the evolution of metadata, including long-term solutions for metadata interoperability and management. With an emphasis on data integration and relationships, Lane's Metadata department endeavors to go beyond traditional cataloging. Examples include: driving web interfaces with derived data and building records from extracted data sets.

     

    The Metadata Transformation Librarian will work closely with staff in Resource Management and other departments within the library to ensure optimal discovery of Lane Medical Library's resources by enriching metadata in Lane's catalog.

     

    We are seeking dynamic candidates with potential to enhance our efforts to provide creative solutions while maintaining a tradition of excellence. The position works closely with other staff to influence and achieve our collective goals in support of the School's research, clinical and educational mission.

     

    Duties include:

     

      *   Provides expertise in the development, implementation and assessment of metadata infrastructure policies and procedures

      *   Captures, creates and transforms bibliographic and authority metadata using various systems (i.e. Voyager (currently), MarcEdit, Voyager Global Change, and locally created software)

      *   Independently creates and maintains authority records, actively managing detection and resolution of problems in name, form/genre, and uniform title, etc.

      *   Supplies appropriate Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) to bibliographic and authority records

      *   Works closely with Metadata team to analyze annual changes to MeSH to determine appropriate preprocessing, loading and postloading processing as needed.

      *   Investigates policy and procedural options and recommends changes. Communicates and actively builds relationships with Acquisitions, Collection Development, Archives/Special Collections and subject liaisons to ensure policies reflect needs of constituencies

      *   Investigates and recommends solutions to various metadata problems as part of introducing new systems and procedures

      *   Work with technology experts to configure, maintain, enhance, and develop discovery system

      *   Monitor developments in emerging standards and projects

      *   Serves as a liaison to a department (to be determined)

      *   May manage staff or student staff.

     

    * - Other duties may also be assigned

     

     

     DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

      *   Education and Experience, MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited library school of the equivalent with understanding of academic libraries, preferably medical libraries.

      *   Familiarity with MARC and current cataloging practices and standards

      *   Understanding of the application of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and other medical terminologies

      *   Knowledge of NLM's cataloging and indexing policies and familiarity with PubMed data

      *   Thorough understanding of bibliographic structures and relationships

      *   Excellent judgement and decision-making skills

      *   Understanding of context in complex systems relationships as it applies to data management

      *   Ability to deal with change, ambiguity and complex problems and to understand inter-system relationships

      *   Knowledge of data mapping and metadata transformation tasks

      *   Familiarity with cross-walking, normalizing and transforming metadata using XML

      *   Familiarity with XML, RDF, and other machine actionable languages; familiarity with, or ability to learn, linked data principles and standards

      *   Knowledge of regular expressions

      *   Familiarity with XSLT

      *   Foreign language skills (prefer) German, French or Latin

     

    Apply here: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

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    Discussion Librarians-In-Residence Pilot Program, Library of Congress (DC), (apply by Nov. 30)

    by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:04 pm

    Librarians-In-Residence Pilot Program

    Library of Congress (Washington DC)

     https://www.loc.gov/librarians/librarians-in-residence

    Librarians-In-Residence Pilot Program

    Library of Congress (Washington DC)

     https://www.loc.gov/librarians/librarians-in-residence

    In support of developing the next generation of librarians and information professionals, the Librarians-in-Residence pilot program will give early-career librarians the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in at least one track of the following: Acquisitions and Collection Development, Cataloging and Metadata, Collection Preservation, Reference and Instruction, and Systems and Standards.

     

    The Library of Congress will hire on a temporary appointment up to four recent graduates from American Library Association-accredited master’s programs who received their degrees after December 2016 and before June 2018.

     

    The selections will be made via a non-competitive hiring process with the start date of June 2018. The participants will be hired at the GS-9 level for an initial six-month appointment, with a possible extension of up to four more months.

     

    Participants will receive on-the-job training and undertake assignments that contribute to the ongoing mission and work of the Library. They will participate in enrichment assignments and receive mentoring from seasoned professionals. They will also be expected to participate in Library-wide activities, such as the National Book Festival, and to provide information sessions concerning their professional interests to Library staff as well as report back to their graduate programs on experiences as Librarians-in-Residence.

     

    The job posting will open on November 1, 2017, and close at the end of the month.

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    Discussion Rare Book School Scholarships available, apply by November 1

    by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:37 am

    Rare Book School at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for new NEH-GBHI Scholarships!  Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities matching grant, these scholarships form part of the School’s Global Book Histories Initiative (GBHI), an effort to increase course offerings relating to non-western book history and bibliography over the next several years. Scholarships will provide full Rare Book School course tuition as well as a travel stipend of $2,000. Up to twenty-four (24) awards will be made this year.

    Rare Book School at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for new NEH-GBHI Scholarships!  Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities matching grant, these scholarships form part of the School’s Global Book Histories Initiative (GBHI), an effort to increase course offerings relating to non-western book history and bibliography over the next several years. Scholarships will provide full Rare Book School course tuition as well as a travel stipend of $2,000. Up to twenty-four (24) awards will be made this year.

    Eligible applicants from any allied field will come from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups, or will work with organizations primarily serving such groups.  Successful applicants will demonstrate how they intend to share what they learn from RBS course content with colleagues in their own communities. 

    Scholarship recipients will have two years to use their awards, contingent upon acceptance into any particular RBS course.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1, 2017 at 5PM EDT

    More information about the program, including scholarship applications, may be found here: 
http://rarebookschool.org/admissions-awards/scholarships/neh-gbhi/

    Rare Book School is also currently accepting applications for various additional scholarships and fellowships open to new and returning RBS students. Among other fellowships of immediate relevance are the RBS-RBMS Diversity Fellowships, which provides RBS tuition as well as attendance at the annual conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. See http://rarebookschool.org/admissions-awards/scholarships for information about the application process and the types of scholarships currently available.

    Applications will be accepted until November 1.

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    Discussion Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management, William Paterson University

    by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:37 pm

    Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management

    Job Code 727BCL

    William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management.  

    Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management

    Job Code 727BCL

    William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management.  

    For a full job description, see Job Code 727 athttps://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/emps/jobs/positions2.cfm?job=27415

    Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, The Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management provides leadership, vision and overall management of Cheng Library’s Resource Management Division, which covers all library technical services personnel, operations, and departments, and is a member of the library’s management and planning team. S/he participates in strategic planning, development of new initiatives, policy development, and library governance. The Assistant Director participates in the Library’s User Education and Liaison programs, and serves on Library, University, regional and national committees, as appropriate.  The Resource Management Division includes the Periodicals & Interlibrary Loan, Cataloging, Library Information Systems, and Acquisitions departments.

    Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree and a second master’s (or doctoral) degree in a field relevant to the University curriculum; Demonstrated strong communication, analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills; Evidence of extensive knowledge about library technical service operations, trends, and best practices; A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible academic library employment, including supervisory and administrative experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:  Front-line experience working in at least one core area of library technical services; experience with budgeting; experience working with the Voyager System; work experience with diverse populations.   

    William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

    Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Pamela Vovchuk at LibrarySearch@wpunj.edu or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Cheng Library, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

    For additional information about the University visit www.wpunj.edu.

    William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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    Discussion Organizational Director, Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (apply by Oct 25)

    by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:35 pm

    Organizational Director

    Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA)

    Part-time, Contract/Remote

    Salary: $25/hour

    Organizational Director

    Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA)

    Part-time, Contract/Remote

    Salary: $25/hour

    • Hours: Flexible hours (10-15 hours/week)
    • Job Type: Part-time, Contract/Remote
    • Contract terms: 1 year (Renewable)
    • Closing: October 25, 2017

    The Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc (BCALA), the oldest ethnic caucus of the American Library Association, is seeking a Part-time Organizational Director to assist with its administrative functions. The Organizational Director will report directly to the President of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA), will work closely with the Executive Board and provide vital services to its members

    BCALA Mission

    The Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. serves as an advocate for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services and resources to the nation's African American community; and provides leadership for the recruitment and professional development of African American librarians.

    Visit: bcala.org to learn more

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in any field combined with significant relevant work experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Excellent leadership, communication, collaboration, project management, and organizational skills
    • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with website standards and usability
    • Strong knowledge of Word Press
    • Excels at working under pressure with tight deadlines – sometimes with little notice
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program in Library or Information Science
    • 2-5 years of experience in web site management

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Serves as representative of BCALA by displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with board, members and public.
    • Serves as first point of contact in handling member inquiries or complaints
    • Assists with general accounting operations as needed, e.g. processing payments (dues, vendors)
    • Responsible for BCALA Jobs, e.g. (posting, facilitating payments and invoicing)
    • Set-up and manage the electronic voting process
    • Maintain and updates membership database
    • Receives and process member applications and renewals and sends out electronic reminders on behalf of the Executive Board and Membership Committee
    • Updates and publishes content on Association’s website
    • Assists with the planning and online presence of the National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL)
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the President of the BCALA

    TO APPLY:

    Interested individuals who meet the requirements should submit a cover letter, current resume, and two professional references by 11:59 PM on October 25, 2017 using the contact information below. Please include “Organizational Director” in the subject line of your email.

    Denyvetta Davis

    Email: president@bcala.org

    Phone: 405-609-4987

    The BCALA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities, and will not discriminate against any candidate because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability

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    Discussion Systems Administrator or Senior Systems Administrator, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign (apply by Nov 3)

    by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:26 pm

    Systems Administrator or Senior Systems Administrator

    Library Information Technology, University Library

    Academic Professional Position

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 12-month, 100% (full-time) Academic Professional appointment.

    Systems Administrator or Senior Systems Administrator

    Library Information Technology, University Library

    Academic Professional Position

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 12-month, 100% (full-time) Academic Professional appointment.

    Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Manager of Infrastructure Management and Support, the Systems Administrator will manage IT infrastructure services for administrative, research, and instructional purposes within the Library. This includes maintaining physical and virtual servers, as well as a variety of Library services, such as Web hosting, enterprise printing services, file storage, and database administration.  We anticipate this position will focus primarily on Linux server environments.

    Specific duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

    • Provisioning, maintaining, and administering physical and virtual systems and services as assigned.
    • Addressing and resolving issues with production and developmental systems and services.
    • Establishing and maintaining patching schedule for all applicable systems.
    • Providing written documentation for all applicable services.
    • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of security-related issues, industry standards, and IT infrastructure best practices.
    • Researching new technologies and analyzing them for fit and value to our environment.
    • Performing advanced configuration and automation for common services.
    • Installing and supporting third-party software applications.
    • Establishing and maintaining suitable resource and performance monitoring on all related systems.
    • Demonstrating day-to-day adherence to change-control precepts/practices.
    • Maintaining system access control and other security aspects of critical systems.
    • Installation, administration and configuration of enterprise storage solutions.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    The University Library supports and actively encourages the continued development of the skills and knowledge of our employees. Academic Professionals are encouraged to use “investigation time” to pursue areas of interest not directly in support of an immediate program need, in accordance with the University Library’s policy on Investigation Time for Academic Professional Employees (http://www.library.illinois.edu/administration/human/resources/investigationtime.html). Some of these investigations may evolve into regular work assignments or production activities.

    Environment: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library is a leader in the delivery of user services, and active programs in information, instructional, access, and scholarly services that help the Library to maintain its place at the intellectual heart of the campus. The Library also holds one of the preeminent research collections in the world, encompassing more than 13 million volumes and a total of more than 23 million items. The Library is committed to maintaining the strongest collections and service programs possible, and to engaging in research, development, and scholarly practice - all of which support the University's missions of teaching, research, and public engagement. The Library employs approximately 90 faculty members, and more than 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants. For more information, see: http://www.library.illinois.edu/.

    The Infrastructure Management and Support group (IMS) consists of a dedicated corps (6 APs) of permanent information technology specialists supporting hardware infrastructure and software applications for the University Library.  IMS specialists work closely with Library faculty and staff to gather requirements, design, customize, implement, and continuously support a wide variety of software applications, web services, and technical infrastructure.  Opportunities to investigate topics, techniques, skills, methods, and procedures of benefit to library projects and to develop professional skills may be available (5-10% of time, as determined with supervisor) as are opportunities to participate in other research grant projects in the Library.

    Systems Administrator

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Experience with configuration management, system monitoring, and tools and services supporting virtual server / desktop environments.
    • Technical experience managing Linux, Unix, and/or Windows systems.
    • Experience with user support in a professional environment.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Three or more years of related professional experience.
    • Three or more years of related experience with Windows or Linux server environments.
    • Experience scripting common or repeated tasks, such as with: Puppet, Facter, Fabric, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Jenkins, Cobbler, Foreman, Docker.
    • Experience with command-line scripting languages such as: Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python, PowerShell.
    • Experience using source code repository technologies, such as GitHub, Bitbucket/Stash.
    • Experience with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Splunk.
    • Working knowledge of VMWare virtual server environments.
    • Experience with database administration, such as Microsoft SQL Server.
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline.
    • Information technology experience within a higher-education environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to create system and user documentation
    • Organizational skills to plan and implement long-term projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate within a diverse, high-performance team environment.
      • A strong commitment to customer service.

    Senior Systems Administrator

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Experience with configuration management, system monitoring, and tools and services supporting virtual server / desktop environments.
    • Technical experience managing Linux, Unix, and/or Windows systems.
    • Experience with user support in a professional environment.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
    • Three or more years of related professional experience.
    • Three or more years of related experience with Windows or Linux server environments.
    • Experience scripting common or repeated tasks, such as with: Puppet, Facter, Fabric, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Jenkins, Cobbler, Foreman, Docker.
    • Experience with command-line scripting languages such as: Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python, PowerShell.
    • Experience using source code repository technologies, such as GitHub, Bitbucket/Stash.
    • Experience with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Splunk.
    • Working knowledge of VMWare virtual server environments.
    • Experience with database administration, such as Microsoft SQL Server.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline.
    • Information technology experience within a higher-education environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to create system and user documentation
    • Organizational skills to plan and implement long-term projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate within a diverse, high-performance team environment.
    • A strong commitment to customer service.

    Campus and Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu.  The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html or http://www.ccchamber.org/.

    To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, contact information including email addresses for three professional references.  Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

    Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before November 3, 2017.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran,  status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

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    Discussion Senior Assistant Librarian for Collection Development, University Library at California State University – Long Beach (apply by Dec 4)

    by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:22 pm

    The University Library at California State University – Long Beach is seeking candidates for 

    The University Library at California State University – Long Beach is seeking candidates for 
    its Collection Development Librarian position.  Here’s the job announcement: 
    http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2485/index.html.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • MLIS or equivalent from an American Library Association-accredited program.
    • Minimum of two years of library experience (preferably in an academic setting).
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the traditional and electronic scholarly publishing environments.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage a collections budget and collection related projects.
    • Demonstrated experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data to inform rational decision-making.
    • Demonstrated analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel or equivalent tool(s).
    • Demonstrated effectiveness at providing research assistance in a library setting.
    • Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in a library setting.
    • Demonstrated potential to fulfill the research activities and service commitments required for a tenure-track position in the Library.
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and patrons, e.g. faculty, staff, and students.
    • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

    Desired/Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated experience with electronic resources management, in one or more of the following areas: licensing, negotiating, vendor relations, collection analysis and assessment.
    • Familiarity with collections-related data standards, protocols, and tools such as COUNTER and SUSHI
    • Demonstrated knowledge of innovative or emerging technologies and ability to apply these concepts to library efforts.

    Duties

    • Provide leadership in developing and sustaining collection development activities.
    • Assume chief responsibility for license and price negotiation, vendor relations, collection analysis and assessment, collection budget management, and consortial relations within the CSU.
    • Collaborate closely with all departments on collection issues including Technical Services, Access Services and the E-resources Coordinator.
    • Support the librarians on selection, acquisition, licensing, discovery, and marketing of collections, databases, and information tools and resources that enhance the curricular, research and mission of Long Beach State programs, and departments.
    • Utilize metrics and other evaluation criteria to support data-driven collection development decisions and to implement practices and tools to increase the efficiency of collection management.
    • Compile and analyze collection usage data from a variety of sources to inform decisions and comply with Library, campus, CSU, and national statistical reporting requirements.
    • Evaluate faculty and student requests to determine suitability for the collection, considering the collection development policy, date of published information, and product availability from library vendors.
    • Responds to suggestions and requests in a timely manner.
    • Provide in-person and online reference services at a service-oriented and all-purpose research and information services desk approximately 6 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.
    • Provide library instruction services to a department (or departments) to be specified upon hiring that complements the candidate’s subject background and experience.
    • Provide consultation services with faculty, staff, and students to a department (or departments) to be specified upon hiring that complements the candidate’s subject background and experience.
    • Serve as the Library’s subject specialist to a department (or departments) to be specified upon hiring that complements the candidate’s subject background and experience, which includes evaluating, selecting, and reviewing information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.
    • Work closely with library faculty, staff, and other members of the University community as appropriate.
    • Engage in library and university governance and scholarship including research, scholarly and creative activities required for tenure and promotion.

    CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

    Required Documentation

    • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
    • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
    • CV (including current email address)
    • Names and contact information for three references
    • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
    • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript

    Electronic submissions are highly encouraged.  All application materials should be sent as a single PDF document to: libadmin@csulb.edu

    Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

    Collection Development Librarian Search Committee

    California State University, Long Beach

    University Library

    1250 Bellflower Boulevard

    Long Beach, CA 90840-1901

    562-985-7839 and/or libadmin@csulb.edu

    Application Deadline

    Review of applications to begin December 4, 2017

    Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

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