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Discussion Science Librarian, West Virginia University (apply by Jan. 31)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:02 am

Science Librarian - University Libraries- 07457
 

Description
 

Science Librarian - University Libraries- 07457
 

Description
 

West Virginia University Libraries is seek applications and nominations for a Science Librarian to join the research services team in the Downtown Campus Library. We are looking for an energetic, innovative, and adaptable librarian to actively engage with faculty, students and staff in disciplines in the sciences, including chemistry, physics, biology, forensic sciences, and mathematics. The librarian will develop strong collaborative relationships and serve as an authoritative resource for research and teaching support. They will design and deliver creative and responsive library services and programs in their assigned disciplines, and they will collaborate with colleagues within the libraries and with campus partners to plan and implement library initiatives that advance the goals of the WVU campus community.  

 

We welcome beginning or early career librarians and will fill this position at the rank of Staff Librarian or Assistant University Librarian.  Rank and salary are dependent upon post-MLS experience and credentials.

 

Librarians at WVU hold non-tenured faculty appointments, and a record of job performance, professional development/research, and service is required for reappointment and promotion in rank. All librarians are members of the Library Faculty Assembly and participate in the professional life of this organization.  

 

Qualifications
 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • ALA accredited Master's degree
  • Knowledge of emerging research service trends
  • Strong commitment to user services
  • Ability to support research and information needs in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students
  • Excellent presentation and technology skills for effective teaching
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree or experience in a field appropriate to the position
  • Experience with cutting-edge technologies and their applications in libraries and higher education

 

Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2018 and will remain open until filled. Applicants must include a curriculum vita, letter of interest and the contact information for three professional references. 

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Discussion Engineering Librarian, West Virginia University (apply by Jan. 31)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:00 am

Engineering Librarian - University Libraries- 07456
 

Description
 

Engineering Librarian - University Libraries- 07456
 

Description
 

West Virginia University Libraries is seek applications and nominations for an Engineering Librarian to join the research services team in the Evansdale Campus Library.   We are looking for an energetic, innovative, and adaptable librarian to actively engage with faculty, students and staff in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. The librarian will develop strong collaborative relationships and serve as an authoritative resource for research and teaching support. They will design and deliver creative and responsive library services and programs in their assigned disciplines, and they will collaborate with colleagues within the libraries and with campus partners to plan and implement library initiatives that advance the goals of the WVU campus community.

 

We welcome beginning or early career librarians and will fill this position at the rank of Staff Librarian or Assistant University Librarian. Rank and salary are dependent upon post-MLS experience and credentials. 

 

Librarians at WVU hold non-tenured faculty appointments, and a record of job performance, professional development/research, and service is required for reappointment and promotion in rank. All librarians are members of the Library Faculty Assembly and participate in the professional life of this organization.  

 

Qualifications
 

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited Master's degree
  • Knowledge of emerging research service trends
  • Strong commitment to user services
  • Ability to support research and information needs in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students
  • Excellent presentation and technology skills for effective teaching
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree or experience in a field appropriate to the position
  • Experience with cutting-edge technologies and their applications in libraries and higher education

 

Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2018 and will remain open until filled. Applicants must include a curriculum vita, letter of interest and the contact information for three professional references. 

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Discussion Native American Mellon Education Fellow, Peabody Essex Museum (apply by Feb. 2)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 09:50 am

Native American Mellon Education Fellow

http://www.pem.org/naf

Announcing our newest Long-term Fellow position to begin March 2018!

 

Native American Mellon Education Fellow

http://www.pem.org/naf

Announcing our newest Long-term Fellow position to begin March 2018!

 

The Peabody Essex Museum is pleased to announce a new post-graduate education fellowship for 2018, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Beginning in March 2018, this nine-month fellowship will provide support to the research, development and implementation of programs in the museum’s Education Department. The Native American Mellon Education Fellow is fully integrated into the Education Department as a full-time staff member. 

 

PEM’s award-winning Education Department manages partnerships with schools, youth organizations, community partners and educators. PEM is committed to re-envisioning the approaches to audience engagement with the museum through programming. The Education Department is currently undergoing a complete evaluation of all of our programming strategies and will begin to pilot new types of experiences through public programming and education programs in 2018. Of particular focus are experiences that authentically support creativity, curiosity and holistic engagement. Furthermore, the Education Department would like to examine current approaches to support new audiences, including the development of a major initiative that will focus on the intersection of schools and museums for underserved students. The Fellow will serve a significant role in the research, development and implementation of this work in 2018.

 

Application deadline is Friday, February, 2, 2018. To access the full position description, application guidelines and application, please visit: http://www.pem.org/naf

 

Please contact Jennifer Himmelreich (Diné), Native American Fellowship Program Specialist, with any questions:  by phone at 978-542-1894 (direct line) or by email at jennifer_himmelreich[at]pem.org

 

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Discussion Resident Librarian, American University (DC)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 09:47 am

Resident Librarian

https://apply.interfolio.com/48256

American University Library invites early-career librarians to apply for its Residency Librarian Program.  The Resident Librarian position is a fixed-term three academic year faculty appointment and is designed to provide an immersion into academic librarianship and an opportunity to explore areas of interest.  Funding will be provided to support professional engagement at the national level.  Through the experience and mentoring acquired by participating in the Residency Librarian Program, individuals will be able to demonstrate skills at the professional level, will be able to develop a professional network, and will be prepared for future career opportunities.  

 

The Residency Librarian Program is part of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance.  American University Library is one of the four founding institutions that established the Diversity Alliance member universities.  The Residency Program Librarian will join another Residency Program Librarian already in place at American University Library.  The purpose of the resident program is to bring diverse entry-level librarian into the profession, to engage them in professional experience and service at American University, to provide mentorship in librarianship and in building their research and professional service agenda, and ultimately, to prepare them for a career in academic librarianship.

 

Responsibilities:  Provide research and reference assistance services to a diverse user population at a busy research assistance desk, over the Web, and through teaching of information literacy classes.  Work with colleagues in the Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) Division to support the College Writing Program.  Offer other information research and teaching.  Integrate new technologies into the instruction process, and contribute to collection development and collection assessment.  Prepare LibGuides, online tutorials and other relevant reference tools and in support of the university community.  Actively participate in faculty governance and service to the profession.  Over the course of the academic year, some evening and weekend hours will be required.

 

The Resident Librarian will be a member of the Research, Teaching and Learning (RTL) Division and report to the AU Library Residency Program Coordinator.

 

Requirements:  Candidate must be a recent ALA-accredited M.L.S. graduate (graduated since January 2016).  General knowledge of print and digital resources, for example, through coursework, pre-professional or professional experience or coursework related to teaching and library outreach is an asset.  Candidate must be able to work independently; to demonstrate a commitment to diversity in the workplace, for example, through coursework, pre-professional and professional experience.  Ability to work in a team environment is required and candidate must be able to demonstrate interest in professional development and service.

 

Salary:   Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Application Instructions:  To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information (name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number) of three references through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/48256

 

Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Position is available June 1, 2018 and ends July 31, 2021.

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Discussion Library Director, Marshall Missouri Public Library (apply by Feb. 9)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 02:19 pm

Director

Due to the present director’s retirement, the Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a new Director.  The Marshall Missouri Public Library, opened in 1990, serves a population of 13,000.  Marshall is defined as a rural remote area under U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics. 

Director

Due to the present director’s retirement, the Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a new Director.  The Marshall Missouri Public Library, opened in 1990, serves a population of 13,000.  Marshall is defined as a rural remote area under U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics. 

The community has an active performing arts culture and Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college with growing national and international outreach, a destination for students from all fifty states and forty foreign countries.

Marshall is the county seat of Saline County, which has two state parks.

The Library is open 7 days a week with 1 full-time and 8 part-time staff.  It is a member of a state-wide consortium with access to over 2 million items and twice a week delivery between libraries.  The annual budget  is $273,000 of which 72% comes from local taxes.  Known for its wide range of public programming, the director must be skilled in fund-raising.  Reference and collection development are essential skills as well as promoting partnerships with the college, schools, and community organizations.  The Director is also expected to participate actively in professional library organizations.

The Director reports to a 9 member Board of Trustees appointed by the Mayor.

The successful candidate will possess strong written and oral communications skills, the ability to relate well to the public and library staff,  possess good organizational skills, and be progressive.  The director will be required to promote public relations and outreach,  staff development and team building, and provide ongoing facility and service evaluation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS – An MLS from ALA-accredited program.  PREFERRED – Management experience in a public library.

To apply, please mail cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and copies of all unofficial transcripts to Deb Hollrah, Chair Search Committee, Marshall Public Library, 214 N. Lafayette, Marshall, Mo 65340 by February 9, 2018.  Interviews will take place in February and March and  the position will be open on April 1, 2018.

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Discussion Education Librarian, University of Florida (apply by Jan. 22)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 02:06 pm

Education Librarian

http://library.ufl.edu/pers/documents/EducationLib_FINALPVA.pdf

http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/careers.htm

The Education Librarian is a full-time, year-round (12-month), tenure track faculty position in the Education Library, serving the College of Education (COE) and related disciplines at the University of Florida. Working with the Head of the Education Library, this position contributes to the development, coordination, and provision of library programs and services, including a wide range of public, technical, and collection management functions. The Education Librarian will provide reference services both in-person and via phone, email, and online chat. The Education Librarian will deliver research instruction and develop instructional resources primarily targeted to students and faculty in the COE. The Education Librarian will serve as liaison to assigned departments and programs within the COE, and will communicate with faculty, develop collections, and offer innovative services to support their needs. The library encourages faculty participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Education Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Education Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, abilities, and perspectives in work activities and decision making. All faculty at the George A. Smathers Libraries are expected to pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

POSITION: Education Librarian RANK: Assistant University Librarian REPORTS TO: Head, Education Library SALARY: Minimum salary $54,000; Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials REQUISITION #: 505711 DEADLINE DATE: January 22, 2018 - applications will be reviewed as received Please note that this posting has specific instructions for the submission of application materials - see our website at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/careers.htm or the APPLICATION PROCESS section below for further details. JOB SUMMARY The Education Librarian is a full-time, year-round (12-month), tenure track faculty position in the Education Library, serving the College of Education (COE) and related disciplines at the University of Florida. Working with the Head of the Education Library, this position contributes to the development, coordination, and provision of library programs and services, including a wide range of public, technical, and collection management functions. The Education Librarian will provide reference services both in-person and via phone, email, and online chat. The Education Librarian will deliver research instruction and develop instructional resources primarily targeted to students and faculty in the COE. The Education Librarian will serve as liaison to assigned departments and programs within the COE, and will communicate with faculty, develop collections, and offer innovative services to support their needs. The library encourages faculty participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Education Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Education Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, abilities, and perspectives in work activities and decision making. All faculty at the George A. Smathers Libraries are expected to pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion. The Foundation for The Gator Nation An Equal Opportunity Institution RESPONSIBILITIES • Works with the Head of the Education Library to define goals; establish objectives and priorities; and develop, implement, and evaluate plans, policies, and procedures that support the library’s services and programs. • Manages the Education Library in the absence of the Head of the Education Library. • Keeps informed of the development of academic and research needs, and communicates with patrons about relevant library issues. • Provides reference and instructional services. • Develops instructional materials, in a variety of formats, to enhance effective understanding and use of collections and services. • Leverages new technologies to enhance library services. • Provides management for collections to support assigned departments and programs. Manages budgets, selects materials in appropriate formats, collaborates with other subject specialists in related disciplines, and provides analysis and reports as required. • In accordance with tenure and promotion criteria, contributes to the library, university, and the profession through substantive involvement in such activities as committee work, research, publishing, and participation in professional organizations. QUALIFICATIONS Required: • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent library school. • Familiarity with the scholarly literature of education. • Experience with and/or demonstrated enthusiasm for in-person and online instruction. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills. • Flexible and innovative approach to challenges and opportunities. • Excellent analytical and organization skills. • Competence with information technologies and demonstrated effectiveness in integrating technology with traditional services. • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team within a culturally diverse user community. • Strong potential for meeting the requirements of tenure and promotion (outlined at http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/cdh) Preferred: • Relevant experience and/or expertise in the field of Education. • Degree in Education or Social Sciences. • Academic library experience. • Experience with and/or demonstrated enthusiasm for children’s and/or young adult literature. • Supervisory experience. • Professional experience using social media. • Record of including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in research, teaching, service and other work. THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state's oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation's most academically diverse public universities. UF was ranked 9th among public universities in Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers 2015” and 9th among “Top Public Schools” in U.S. News and World in 2017. UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service. In 2013 the Florida Legislature The Foundation for The Gator Nation An Equal Opportunity Institution designated UF as the state’s preeminent institution which grew into an opportunity to achieve national and international recognition for the University’s work in serving students and the world. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. UF traces its beginnings to a small seminary in 1853 and is now one of the largest universities in the nation, with more than 50,000 students. For more information, please consult the UF homepage at http://www.ufl.edu. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA LIBRARIES The libraries of the University of Florida form the largest information resource system in the state of Florida. The UF Libraries consist of seven libraries on the Gainesville campus and three off-campus facilities; six of the campus libraries, and all of the off-site facilities, are in the system known as the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. The remaining library is the Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center. Collectively, the UF Libraries (the Smathers Libraries and the Legal Information Center) hold or provide access to over 5.45 million print volumes, 8,100,000 microfilms, 1.25 million e-books, over 152,000 full-text electronic journals, over 1100 electronic databases, 1.26 million documents and 1.35 million maps and images. The UF Libraries have built a number of nationally significant research collections, including the Latin American, Judaica, Florida History, Children’s Literature, and Maps and Imagery collections. The UF Libraries are a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), and the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL). The library staff consists of more than 300 FTE librarians, technical/clerical staff and student assistants. The organizational chart is available at http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/orgchart.pdf. THE EDUCATION LIBRARY Together with the Architecture & Fine Arts Library, the Education Library is an integral part of the Departmental Libraries within the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. Embedded within the college it serves, the Education Library is located within Norman Hall on the East edge of the UF main campus. Its staff and collections support 27 degree and academic programs in the College of Education which is organized into 3 schools: School of Teaching & Learning (STL), School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies (SESPECS), and School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education (HDOSE). Significant collections include the Children’s Book Collection, the PK-12 Textbook Collection, and a media collection. The Education Library holds 120,000+ monographic volumes, and approximately 600 print and electronic journal subscriptions. Three SMART Board systems are available for staff and student use. The library also currently offers 3D printing services. The Education Library will undergo renovation during the Spring 2018 semester as part of a larger project to renovate the College of Education’s historic Norman Hall. COMMUNITY Gainesville, Florida and the surrounding community are home to approximately 257,000 people and both the University of Florida and Santa Fe College. Situated just over an hour from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, the city is surrounded by over 40 nature parks, including many spring-fed lakes and rivers. In 2015, Gainesville was named the “Best Midsize College City in America” by WalletHub and ranked no. 7 on Livability.com “Top 10 College Towns”. Gainesville is known as an innovative municipal government and an innovative city. Gainesville continues to receive national recognition as a top-rated city. Some of Gainesville's accolades are listed at the Gainesville Awards and Recognition link. The Guide to Greater Gainesville combines award winning photography and compelling articles that capture all of the reasons for calling Greater Gainesville your next home. The area has numerous cultural institutions and is a haven for sports fans. Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee, and St. Augustine are all within a two- The Foundation for The Gator Nation An Equal Opportunity Institution hour drive. Gainesville is an affordable city and area to live in – using a cost of living calculator you can compare cities across the United States. See how affordable Gainesville really is! BENEFITS Vacation days, paid holidays, and sick leave days; retirement plan options; insurance benefits; tuition fee waiver program; no state or local income tax. Prospective employees should review the information about employment and benefits at UF available at http://hr.ufl.edu/benefits/. UF offers a comprehensive new online benefits tool called ALEX to help employees and prospective employees review benefit choices at UF. APPLICATION PROCESS To apply, submit 1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a written statement regarding a trend in research libraries impacting the study of education. (250 words); 3) your current resume or CV; and 4) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email). Apply by January 22, 2018 (applications will be reviewed as received). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Requisition 505711. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu. The University of Florida is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minority group members. We are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic environment; we strongly encourage applications from women, members of underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary demographic self-disclosure form which can be found at: http://hr.ufl.edu/data-card/. This information is collected by the University of Florida's Office of Human Resources to track applicant trends and is in no way considered by the Smathers Libraries in the selection process. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

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Discussion Teaching & Learning Librarian, University of Maryland, College Park (apply by Feb. 12 for best consideration)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 01:45 pm

Title:                    Teaching & Learning Librarian

Category:          Librarian (Open Rank), Faculty

Department:    Teaching & Learning Services, Public Services Division

Benefits:            22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid, Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

 

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of

Title:                    Teaching & Learning Librarian

Category:          Librarian (Open Rank), Faculty

Department:    Teaching & Learning Services, Public Services Division

Benefits:            22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid, Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

 

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of

Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence. Maryland ranks 39th among the 115 member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries and has an operating budget of $23.7 million. The University of Maryland Libraries benefit from being situated geographically within minutes of the nation’s capital and its departments, agencies, and research centers.

 

The University of Maryland Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented professional for the position of Teaching & Learning Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Teaching and Learning Services, this position will contribute to a learner-centered information literacy instruction program by leading information literacy instruction for first year students and designing, creating, and maintaining online learning objects such as web-based tutorials, instructional videos, and research guides. The successful candidate will enjoy teaching and engaging with students, partnering with campus services, and supporting evidence-based practice through the design and implementation of student-centered assessment. As a member of the Research and Learning division, the incumbent will serve as liaison to the assigned academic programs, responsible for engaging with the program, developing subject specific library instruction and providing general and specialized research assistance.

 

The Teaching and Learning Librarian is responsible for three categories: 1) librarianship, 2) service and 3) scholarship and creativity. Librarianship includes supporting the Libraries information literacy program, liaison assigned academic programs, and providing general reference and instructional assistance. Service includes a variety of work for the Libraries, University and profession, typically through service on committees beyond the assigned area of responsibility. Scholarship and creativity may come in several forms, but typically regarding subject specialization as it relates to undergraduate education.

 

EDUCATION

Required:

 

  • MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or international equivalent by date of hire.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

 

  • Engagement with trends in higher education, including, but not limited to, the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
  • Knowledge of online learning techniques, including the ability to design library tutorials, videos, and learning objects.
  • Knowledge of pedagogical practices, instructional design, and assessment of student learning.
  • Commitment to evidenced-based and reflective practice, evidenced through engagement in professional development, service opportunities, scholarship, or coursework.
  • A strong and visible personal and professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as a means to support institutional excellence.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Required:

 

  • Experience implementing information literacy theory and practice in the classroom.
  • Experience or aptitude in designing and leading professional development activities around pedagogical theories, learning techniques, and/or student-centered learning.
  • Experience developing learning objects such as tutorials and videos.
  • Demonstrated ability to bring creative ideas forward in service of helping students learn about the value and use of libraries for their academic and personal success.

 

For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/staff-faculty-positions. Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials.

 

For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-ii-100b.html.

 

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/57112.  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, curriculum vitae, resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until February 21, 2018 with the best consideration date of February 12, 2018.

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Discussion Metadata Librarian, The University of Cincinnati (apply by Feb. 26)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 01:43 pm

Metadata Librarian, full time faculty position

The University of Cincinnati Libraries is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Metadata Librarian position responsible for providing leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of metadata and data management strategies that will support discovery, access, management, and preservation of the libraries physical and digital collections.

Metadata Librarian, full time faculty position

The University of Cincinnati Libraries is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Metadata Librarian position responsible for providing leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of metadata and data management strategies that will support discovery, access, management, and preservation of the libraries physical and digital collections.

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students; and is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. The University of Cincinnati Libraries are a charter member of the Association of Research Libraries, with research collections of more than 4.25 million total volumes, access to 96,000+ journals, a digital repository of over 500,000 local digital objects, and 1.5 million e-books. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential.

Review of applications will begin February 26, 2018. Please visit https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Metadata-Librarian-OH-45201/451155600/ for full advertisement and to apply.

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Discussion University Archivist, Head of Service; East Carolina University (apply by Jan. 24)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 01:41 pm

University Archivist, Head of Service

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11845

 

University Archivist, Head of Service

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11845

 

Job Title University Archivist, Head of Service
Position Number 942012
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department AAH Academic Library Services
Department Homepage www.ecu.edu/lib
Advertising Department LIBRARY SERVICES-JOYNER
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title Assistant Director
Working Title University Archivist and Records Manager
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Non-Faculty E-4
Job Category Non-Faculty Instructional & Research
Organizational Unit Overview

The University Archives, a component of the Special Collections Department, a unit of Academic Library Services, is the official repository for the records of East Carolina University. The University Archives operates according to the management of all records created, received and maintained by the university, and ensures that the records determined to have enduring value are preserved and made available for research.

Job Duties

Academic Library Services at East Carolina University invites applications for the position of University Archivist and Records Manager. The University Archives is part of the Special Collections Division within Joyner Library and is the repository for ECU official records as well as other materials that document the university’s history. In addition to its archival function, the department operates the university’s records center which houses records from various offices and departments in accordance with federal and state law and the University General Records Retention and Disposal Schedule. The University Archivist and Records Manager is a department head with supervisory responsibility for staff and student employees. The Archivist/Manager reports to the Assistant Director for Special Collections, is part of the Special Collections Division leadership team, and serves on the library Director’s Council.

Archivist functions for which this position is responsible include developing and executing procedures pertaining to archival collection development, arrangement, maintenance, and preservation for both physical and electronic materials; developing and maintaining campus partnerships that ensure the growth and use of University Archives for instruction and research; working with donors of alumni, faculty, and staff papers; developing physical and digital exhibits; and collaborating with campus partners on special projects relating to ECU’s history. The Archivist also provides regular reference service and instruction relating archival materials and serves in a regular rotation on the Special Collections service desk. Some weekends and evening hours will be required.

Records Manager functions for which this position is responsible include ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations and university procedures governing physical and electronic records; managing the Records Center; liaising with off-campus records storage facilities; advising the university community on their records management responsibilities including application of the University General Records Retention and Disposal Schedule; and managing the disposition of records that have been transferred to the Records Center in accordance with the Schedule.

Finalists may be asked to make a brief presentation during the on­ campus interview. For complete description: www.ecu.edu/lib

Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s degree in library or information science (or international equivalent) from an ALA-accredited program or a master’s degree in public history, archival studies, history, or a closely related field; minimum of 3 years of experience in the application of current archival standards for appraisal, selection, acquisition, arrangement and description of archival records, records management experience; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of records management standards, including legal and fiscal issues governing university records; including electronic records; knowledge of and experience with the identification and management of confidential and other sensitive records; knowledge of electronic records management and digital preservation issues; public service experience; knowledge of database systems and applications; working knowledge of metadata and encoding standards; superior interpersonal and written communication skills; ability to work in a collaborative environment.

Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

No

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Second master’s degree in a related field; experience with the organizational structure of academic institutions; experience with Archivist’s Toolkit, Aeon, Versatile Professional, and/or ArchivesSpace; experience with electronic records management systems; understanding of North Carolina records retention laws and the University General Records Retention and Disposal Schedule; full-time staff supervisory experience; donor relations experience; certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists; certification by the Institute of Certified Records Managers; instruction experience; experience with public programs, exhibits and outreach.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please attach a resume, cover letter and list of three references, to include email, phone numbers and mailing addresses.

Job Open Date 01/10/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.  
Initial Screening Begins 01/24/2018
Rank Level  
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AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References

Optional Documents

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  3. Portfolio
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Discussion Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences Collection Strategist/Bioinformatics Librarian, University of California San Diego (apply by Feb. 16)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 04:28 pm

Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences Collection Strategist/Bioinformatics Librarian

Collection Development & Management Program

 

Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences Collection Strategist/Bioinformatics Librarian

Collection Development & Management Program

 

The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as our Biology, Health, and Marine (BHM) Sciences Collections Strategist/Bioinformatics Librarian (Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian). This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Library’s Collection Development & Management Programs (CDM).The University of California San Diego Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

 

The University and the Library

With 36,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report, as well as one of the top schools for medical research. UC San Diego is also in the top 10 of all universities in the nation in receiving federal R&D research grants. The UC San Diego Library plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university's research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions.

 

Bioinformatics and systems biology (including the graduate biomedical informatics and quantitative biology tracks) is an interdepartmental academic program for undergraduate and graduate students. It is supported broadly at UC San Diego by five schools/divisions: the Jacobs School of Engineering, the Division of Biological Sciences, the Division of Physical Sciences, the School of Medicine, and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Graduate Program is supported by these respective schools, divisions, and their departments as well as by a substantial NIH Training Grant and over fifty associated faculty.

 

Program Description

The Collection Development & Management Program (CDM) collaboratively supports the UC San Diego Library’s mission of providing, managing, and preserving information resources in a variety of formats to meet the diverse and evolving teaching, learning, and research needs of our users. The program is essential to the academic success and scholarly productivity of students, faculty and researchers. The program plays a critical role in both supporting and transforming the cycle of scholarly communications through ongoing stewardship of the products of research, identifying strategies and innovative approaches to  collecting and sharing digital scholarship, and actively participating in shared collection and Open Access initiatives.

 

Responsibilities of the Position

Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences Collection Strategist

  • Provides leadership and guidance in transforming the nature of collection development for the life and health sciences to include research data, born digital resources, and strategies that increase openness and access. 
  • Oversees budget allocations and expenditures, including new continuation requests, for the Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences funds.
  • Guides, supports, shares information with, and provides collections related direction to Subject Librarians in Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences areas.
  • Collaborates with the Library’s Collections Strategy Team to develop, review, and assess innovative projects that improve the sustainability of the Library’s collection investments. Contributes to decision-making renewals, new title selections, and cancellations, on local and UC-wide licensed resources.
  • Representing subjects within the Biological, Health and Marine Sciences, actively participates in the Library’s Scholarly Communications initiatives to identify and assess open access investment options.
  • Responsible for the management planning for the physical collections in Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences areas. Serves as a member of the Library’s Collection Management Working Group to coordinates weeding and space-reduction projects for existing analog collections. Provides input and recommendations in managing physical collections in context of UC Shared Print Initiatives and other regional and national consortia. 
  • Represents the Library on the UC Health & Life Sciences Common Knowledge Group. Collaborates on the selection, renewal, and assessment of shared licensed resources. In some cases, responsible for negotiating licensing terms and agreements for resources with publishers and other UC Libraries.

 

Subject Librarian for Bioinformatics

In support of campus Bioinformatics programs:

  • Serves as the primary contact and information resource on library services, resources, and policies.
  • Provides research consultation, reference, and instruction services to support undergraduate, graduate, and faculty research, teaching and learning endeavors. Serves as a resource for information on data services, scholarly communication, and digital scholarship.
  • Develops collections to support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the students and faculty.
  • Collaborates with Biological, Health, and Marine Sciences liaisons to support interdisciplinary undergraduate, graduate and faculty researchers in finding, analyzing and managing data, and promoting library data services to the Bioinformatics programs.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Professional degree from a library school or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields relevant to library services.
  • Three or more years of professional library experience in collection development and management, demonstrating innovative accomplishments and solid knowledge of the scholarly communications life cycle in the life sciences.
  • Familiarity with electronic and scholarly resources and reference tools in the Biological, or Health or Marine Sciences.
  • Ability to provide advanced research assistance and participate in course-integrated instruction in the Biological Sciences.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to plan, document, and complete projects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment and with faculty, students, staff and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in the Biological Sciences.
  • Experience developing and managing collections within a library consortium.
  • Experience coordinating the work of staff or librarians.
  • Knowledge of or experience working with Bioinformatics resources.

 

Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to be professionally active. Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

 

Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.

 

Closing Date: Application consideration begins February 16, 2018.

 

To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to:  https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01653

 

Please provide the following:

  • A short application letter addressing your interest in this position and applicable qualifications
  • A resume of education and relevant experience
  • The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications and/or suitability for this position
  • A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at: Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

 

Partner Opportunities Program:  UC San Diego recognizes that your employment decisions may involve dual career considerations. UCSD provides online and in-person career and relocation assistance to spouses and partners of academic appointees.

 

AA-EOE: UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

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