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Discussion Learning Resources Design Librarian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries (apply by July 5)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 09:50 am

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Learning Resources Design Librarian
Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Leading

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries is embarking on an exciting period of transformation, shifting from a collections based environment to focusing on access services, student and faculty engagement and user experience. We are recruiting individuals with a spirit of innovation, creativity, and a diverse skill set to implement learning theory and pedagogy into the curriculum and learning spaces.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Learning Resources Design Librarian
Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Leading

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries is embarking on an exciting period of transformation, shifting from a collections based environment to focusing on access services, student and faculty engagement and user experience. We are recruiting individuals with a spirit of innovation, creativity, and a diverse skill set to implement learning theory and pedagogy into the curriculum and learning spaces.

The Learning Resources Design Librarian faculty position will fill our core instruction team with the ability to plan, connect, collaborate, and assess learning and curriculum design that will impact collaboration across campus colleges and departments. This 12-month, tenure-track position follows the scholar-practitioner model providing liaison responsibilities with departments in the social sciences area. Both entry-level and experienced librarians are encouraged to apply. The Learning Resources Design Librarian reports to the Chair of Research and Instructional Services. In addition, this individual will:

• Work with a team of librarians and faculty to initiate, redesign and develop collaborative courses, modules, spaces, and research that support active learning pedagogy and curriculum design.

• Lead and identify opportunities to implement and support emerging literacies instruction in alignment with campus curricular priorities.

• Liaise with the academic faculty and committees to incorporate information literacy theory into student success initiatives.

• Train and support librarians and faculty to utilize technology and understand pedagogy in the classroom and in the online environments.

https://employment.unl.edu/postings/49845

Apply by July 5. 

 

Toni Anaya
Associate Professor, Instruction Coordinator
Multicultural Services Librarian
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
N220 Love Library
Lincoln NE 68588
402-472-4199

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Discussion Business Librarian/Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado Libraries (apply by June 13)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 04:17 pm

Position Announcement

Business Librarian/Assistant Professor

Position Announcement

Business Librarian/Assistant Professor

The University of Northern Colorado Libraries is searching for a collaborative, learner-centered, innovative individual for the position of Business Librarian/Assistant Professor of University Libraries. Reporting to the Head of Library Research Services, the Business Librarian will focus on the teaching, learning, and research needs of a diverse population of faculty and students through deep engagement with a variety of constituents in the Monfort College of Business and other assigned program areas.

Responsibilities include:

  • · Fostering working relationships with faculty, staff, and students to create value-added services, resources, and programs for business students and faculty
  • · Teaching curriculum-integrated instructional sessions and library workshops at all degree levels
  • · Creation of research and resource guides, including LibGuides on specific topics and for classes as needed
  • · Developing the Libraries’ relationship with the UNC BizHub Collaborative (http://www.eastcoloradosbdc.com/unc-bizhub-collaborative)
  • · Selecting resources supporting curricular priorities and research needs of the business faculty
  • · Providing research assistance to students and faculty in business and other assigned areas through individual and group consultations
  • · Maintaining current knowledge of librarianship and current knowledge of academic business research
  • · Supporting student and faculty research by identifying appropriate publication venues, promoting the institutional repository, and educating on scholarly communication issues

 

This is a 12-month, faculty-level, contract renewable position with an expectation of scholarly activity and service.

Additional information about the University Libraries and the Library Research Services Department may be found at: http://www.unco.edu/library and http://www.unco.edu/library/services/lrs

Minimum Qualifications

  • · Earned master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program
  • · Professional experience in a library

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • · Experience with classroom instruction or training
  • · Knowledge of business research resources
  • · Experience with library resources and tools that support faculty and student research
  • · Knowledge of scholarly communication trends and issues
  • · Experience in the promotion of library resources or services
  • · Evidence of working collaboratively
  • · Experience working with diverse library patrons
  • · Evidence of managing multiple projects or priorities

 

Screening of applications will begin on June 13, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must complete an online application form and attach a letter of application, highlighting suitability for the position, and curriculum vitae, including names of three references with their mail and email addresses and telephone numbers.

Minimum Salary: $51,000. Preferred start date: September 1, 2016 (negotiable).

Apply at: http://careers.unco.edu/postings/976

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Discussion Assistant Director Youth & Family Services, MLK Jr Memorial Library - DC (apply by June 22)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 02:27 pm

Job Title: Assistant Director Youth & Family Services
Requisition Number: JO-1606-5590
Grade: 14
Salary Range: $96,756.00 - $135,458.00
Promotion Potential:
Agency: Public Library, DC
Location: 901 G St NW (MLK Jr Memorial Library)
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Opening/Closing Date: 6/1/2016 - 6/22/2016

Job Title: Assistant Director Youth & Family Services
Requisition Number: JO-1606-5590
Grade: 14
Salary Range: $96,756.00 - $135,458.00
Promotion Potential:
Agency: Public Library, DC
Location: 901 G St NW (MLK Jr Memorial Library)
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Opening/Closing Date: 6/1/2016 - 6/22/2016

Type of appointment: Management Supervisory Service (MSS)
 
*MSS: A position in the Management Supervisory Service (MSS) is “at will” employment. Appointees to the MSS serve at the will of the appointing Authority and may be removed at any time on 15-day notice.

Area of consideration: Open to the public
 
Primary Work Location 
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
 
Tour of Duty:  Full-time, 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekends as needed.
 
The District of Columbia Public Library is a large urban library system with 25 neighborhood library locations throughout the District and one central library. With a budget of approximately $60 million and 600+ staff, DC Public Library is seeking thought leadership in the area of youth services. This newly created position is one of five Assistant Directors who together oversee public service delivery, customer service, programming, and outreach in the neighborhood libraries, the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library and the Programs & Partnerships department. 
 
In addition, this position will ensure the effective use of resources by planning, organizing, monitoring, evaluating, and measuring impact against service objectives. The successful candidate will have experience managing budgets (including grant funded projects) and researching and preparing monthly reports. This position will also work closely with the community, representing the library to the public, developing key relationships, and serving as the library’s point person in a wide range of partnerships and collaborative projects with schools, government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and other service providers. The position will also work closely with the Library Foundation and the Communications and Collections departments.
 
The primary duties are:

  •  Guide DCPL’s strategy around services to children, teens, and their caregivers
  • Supervise four positions: Teen Coordinator, Children’s Coordinator, Early Literacy Coordinator, and Books from Birth Assistant Manager
  • Provide leadership and service standards for approximately 50 youth services librarians and other staff who serve youth
  • Cultivate a system-wide understanding that everyone serves youth
  • Represent DCPL in a variety of forums: city-wide committees, non-profit task forces, testifying at various hearings, speaking with the press

 Education

  • A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school

 Licensures, Certifications and other requirements

  • N/A

 Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience as a professional librarian is required, including two or more years of management or supervisory experience
  • Emphasis is placed on supervisory or leadership capacity in a mid-sized to large urban public library
  • Experience working directly with youth in a public library system is desired but not required
  • Comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of the principles and practices of serving youth and their caregivers in a large public library system
  • Ability to plan and manage, directly and indirectly, 21st century library services
  • Demonstrated skill in conducting evaluation and assessments of service operations and service delivery. Critical thinking skills are a must
  • Demonstrated skill and ability in envisioning, planning, and implementing innovative services, collections, project management and programs
  • Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining relationships with community partners
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for children and youth and their families in senior policy discussions
  • Deep knowledge of childhood literacy principles and practices

Preferred Qualifications
The right candidate will bring passion and commitment to the task of providing excellent, innovative library services for youth and their families and caregivers. This person will have a deep knowledge of theories of infant, child, and adolescent learning and development, and of trends and issues in youth services in and beyond libraries, and a rich and creative understanding of their implications for effective library services. Reporting to the Director of Public Services and a member of the Public Services Administrative team, this person will understand how to look at services to youth from a 40,000 foot level and have an understanding of how to guide the work of branch staff without supervising them directly. The successful candidate will be a leader, an experienced manager, a collaborative team player, be able to roll with the punches, have a sense of humor, and be committed to a healthy work environment.
 
Key Projects During First Year (in addition to key responsibilities listed above)

  • Establish and build the youth services administrative team. Current staff include Teen Coordinator, Children’s Coordinator, Early Literacy Coordinator, and Books from Birth Assistant Manager.
  • Conduct an assessment of youth services service standards, including programming, storytime, and outreach expectations. Compile recommendations.
  • Work with Associate Director of Collections to assess the children and teen collections.
  • Work closely with the Associate Director of Collections and the Director of Strategic Planning to establish the new All Access shared technical services department.

Work Experience

Experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to preform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
 
Work Environment

The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts and requires normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms and libraries.  The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.  

Conditions of Employment

General Suitability Screening

This position is subject to general suitability screening; verification of employment history, reference checks and degree/license, as applicable.  The appointee to the position may be offered employment contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory general suitability screening.
 
Enhanced Suitability Screening

  1. The position for which the individual is applying has been identified and designated as requiring enhanced suitability screening;
  2. If tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check, traffic record check, consumer credit check, and mandatory drug and alcohol test will be conducted (as appropriate); and
  3. The appointee to the position may be offered employment contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory enhanced suitability screening.

Employment Benefits
 
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan.  However, if selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment. See Employee Benefits.
 
Essential/Emergency Employee
 
This position DOES NOT hold the essential/emergency employee designation.
 
Collective Bargaining Unit
 
This position IS NOT in a collective bargaining unit.

Apply at http://careers.dc.gov/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0K1600000hQsrtEAC&tSource=

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Discussion Librarian, Research and Learning (Science/Engineering Emphasis), University of Arizona

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 01:47 pm

Librarian, Research and Learning (Science/Engineering Emphasis)

More at: https://uacareers.com/postings/11054 

Librarian, Research and Learning (Science/Engineering Emphasis)

More at: https://uacareers.com/postings/11054 

The University of Arizona Libraries seek a dynamic and proactive librarian: a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment and who welcomes each new challenge as a new opportunity. Librarians in the Department of Research & Learning are key partners in the University’s research enterprise and educational mission. They engage faculty and researchers across all disciplines and serve as a conduit for active and open communication between academic units and the Libraries as a whole. They develop campus partnerships that place librarians, and the expert services and resources they provide, into critical faculty workflows and at key points across the educational continuum.

As a whole, the Research & Learning (R&L) Department provides point-of-need assistance and consultation across all research services, as well as expert services and support in assigned areas. The department is also responsible for implementing the Libraries’ instructional program and, with other library units, for information resources management. While the area of emphasis for this position is expected to be in science/engineering, qualified candidates with other backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

This is a continuing or continuing-eligible, academic professional position. Incumbents are members of the general faculty and are entitled to all accompanying rights and privileges granted by the Arizona Board of Regents and the University of Arizona. Retention and promotion are earned through achievement of a record of excellence in position effectiveness, scholarship and service.

University of Arizona Libraries:

Why work at the University Libraries? http://www.library.arizona.edu/about/employment/why.

University of Arizona:

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

Diversity Commitment:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. Diversity in our environment embraces the acceptance of a multiplicity of cultural heritages, lifestyles and worldviews. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies, as we believe that such experiences are both institutional and service imperatives. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage applications from individuals with demonstrated knowledge of and relevant abilities working with culturally diverse communities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

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Discussion California State Library Public Services Bureau Chief (apply by June 17)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 01:45 pm

There’s an important job opening at the California State Library and I’m urging anyone interested to consider applying.

State hiring rules changed recently allowing persons outside state government to be considered for jobs like this.

The position, described in more official detail below, basically supervises our library and information services functions. Braille & Talking Books, California History, Government Publications, Information Services, Law and Sutro, our San Francisco branch, all fall under the supervision of the public services bureau chief.

There’s an important job opening at the California State Library and I’m urging anyone interested to consider applying.

State hiring rules changed recently allowing persons outside state government to be considered for jobs like this.

The position, described in more official detail below, basically supervises our library and information services functions. Braille & Talking Books, California History, Government Publications, Information Services, Law and Sutro, our San Francisco branch, all fall under the supervision of the public services bureau chief.

While the State Library isn’t quite like B.T. Collins’ famous description of the California Conservation Corps – “hard work, low pay, miserable conditions” – the successful applicant for this job won’t be checking into a stateroom on the Queen Mary, they’ll be helping build the ship.

At a recent all-staff meeting here, there was a strong feeling that the State Library is on the edge of something great. The stars are starting to align. The pieces are beginning to fall into place.

Maybe the missing piece is a creative, forward-thinking leader as our public services bureau chief. Maybe that person is you. Job and application particulars follow.

-- Greg Lucas, State Librarian 

 

California State Library Public Services Bureau Chief

 

This position is the head of the Library Services Bureau at the State Library.  The person is responsible for developing and enforcing bureau policy as well as directing all functions in the bureau including technical services, acquisitions, cataloguing and public services in the Braille and Talking Book Library, Information Services (general collection), Government Publications, the Law Library, California History, and our San Francisco Sutro branch. 

This person is a member of the State Library executive team and will identify opportunities to further the State Library’s mission and develop short and long-term strategic plans to optimize services to state government, appointed and elected decision makers, California libraries and the public.

The information about what steps you need to take are in the bulletin linked below. In a nutshell: Submit a state application, a statement of qualifications, a resume (yes they are different) and references no later than June 17, 2016 to our Human Resources Office:

California State Library

Human Resources Services Office

Attention: Angela Duprey

P.O. Box 942837

Sacramento, CA 94237-0001

 

This job is open to all applicants who possess the knowledge and abilities, and any other requirements as described in the examination bulletin link below. 

 

Eligibility to apply does not require a candidate to have current permanent status in civil service. 

 

Links:

 

Exam Bulletin – Bureau Chief of State Library Services – State Library

SLS Bureau Chief Duty Statement           

 

State Application:

 

https://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/std678.pdf

 

Our jobs page: 

 

http://www.library.ca.gov/about/jobs/jobs.html

 

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Discussion Librarian, East Los Angeles College (apply by June 24)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 09:41 am

East Los Angeles College, the largest college in the Los Angeles Community College District with an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track librarian position for the main campus located in Monterey Park and the satellite campus located in South Gate. This librarian will lead the efforts to provide and create effective and engaging reference and instructional services during non-traditional hours. This position includes work in the evenings on two campuses.

East Los Angeles College, the largest college in the Los Angeles Community College District with an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track librarian position for the main campus located in Monterey Park and the satellite campus located in South Gate. This librarian will lead the efforts to provide and create effective and engaging reference and instructional services during non-traditional hours. This position includes work in the evenings on two campuses.

Minimum qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science or the equivalent.

Salary range is from $53,170 to $82,780 for the 10-month academic year, depending on experience and professional preparation.

Applicants will be required to complete an online application and upload all required documents. Application materials will not be accepted by fax, walk-ins, postal mail and e-mail. All applications must be filed by June 24, 2016.

Please visit https://laccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/3216 to see the detailed job announcement and to apply for this position.

For questions about the job description, please contact:

Unjoo Lee
Library Chair
East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754
323-267-3774
leeu@elac.edu

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Discussion Collections Management Librarian, University of California, Riverside (apply by July 11)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 09:38 am

THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE

https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00577

Collections Management Librarian

Rank and Salary Scale
Assistant Librarian- Associate Librarian - Librarian ($47,722-$88,253)

Organizational Unit
Collections and Scholarly Communication

THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE

https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00577

Collections Management Librarian

Rank and Salary Scale
Assistant Librarian- Associate Librarian - Librarian ($47,722-$88,253)

Organizational Unit
Collections and Scholarly Communication

Position Overview
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library seeks applications and nominations for an innovative, dynamic, and knowledgeable professional to serve as Collections Management Librarian who will oversee the arrangement, description, processing, cataloging, and management of the manuscript, archives, and rare book holdings maintained by Special Collections & University Archives.

Located an hour’s drive to the east of Los Angeles, an hour west of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, an hour east of ocean beaches, ninety minutes north of San Diego, and an hour south of mountain ski resorts, UCR is located in an area of dramatic landscapes and rich cultural traditions. The University is a dynamic, aggressively-developing land grant research institution dedicated to preparing its diverse student body to be successful competitors in the world marketplace of ideas. UCR boasts the first new School of Medicine to open on the West Coast in forty-three years; a new School of Public Policy; and the Bourns College of Engineering, ranked 10th in the world according to an international ranking organization.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The UCR Library is a critical partner in preparing UCR’s students to be globally competitive while simultaneously preparing them for careers in the Inland Empire and beyond. The mission of the UCR Library is no less than to bring the world’s information resources to the UCR community and to ensure that UCR students, faculty, and staff have the skills to fully exploit those resources to change the world for the better.

The UCR Library is building a team of intensely collaborative, forward-thinking colleagues dedicated to providing excellent services to our students, faculty, and community members in a rapidly evolving information environment. The successful candidate will be technologically sophisticated; committed to problem-solving in local, regional, national, and international arenas; and able to develop innovative solutions to complex problems.

The UCR Library is comprised of four facilities housing more than 3,000,000 volumes, 97,000 print and electronic journals, and 2,300,000 microforms. The Library provides services to more than 21,000 students and 1,830 faculty and other academics in an organization that is planning for and experiencing extensive growth. The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic staff of 118 librarians and support personnel (including student FTE) in the work of building a research library of excellence within a dynamic and diverse university ranked among the top 50 in the nation. The UCR Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Among the unique collections of the UCR Library are the Water Resources Collections and Archives, the Rupert Costo Library of the American Indian, the Paul Chou Collection of Chinese history and culture, the George Brown Papers, collections documenting the Tuskegee Airmen, and the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy. Information about the UCR Library is available at http://library.ucr.edu/.

The UCR Library is an integral part of the University of California library system. With collections totaling 30 million volumes, UC’s more than 100 libraries are surpassed in size on the American continent only by the Library of Congress collection. In addition, UC’s California Digital Library (CDL) provides the core of the University’s digital collections. CDL also assists UC to share resources and holdings more effectively, and provides leadership in applying technology to the development of library collections and services. Organizationally situated within the UC Office of the President, the CDL operates in close collaboration with all UC campuses and their libraries.

UC professional librarians are academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining unit, University Council-American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This position is in the bargaining unit.

Responsibilities
The Collections Management Librarian is responsible for the accessioning and processing of all manuscript, archives, and rare book holdings maintained by Special Collections & University Archives and will play an instrumental role in the development and documentation of policies/procedures governing the arrangement and description of these materials. Under general direction from the Director of Distinctive Collections, the Collections Management Librarian:

• Accessions, arranges, describes, catalogs, and otherwise processes manuscript, archives, and rare book holdings according to local and professional standards
• Exercises critical and independent judgment in assessing processing needs, in consultation with appropriate collection manager
• Develops, recommends, and documents policies, procedures, and standards for arranging and describing manuscript, archives, books, and non-textual materials
• Assesses processing procedures; makes recommendations for and implements process improvement and procedural changes
• Creates, maintains, and updates appropriate departmental control records
• Recruits, trains and develops, supervises and evaluates student employees
• Performs quality control assessments of all processing activities
• Generates regular reports on processed and in-process holdings
• Oversees ongoing stacks and collection management activities
• Reviews shipping and quarantine schedules for incoming materials
• Maintains close communication with other departmental staff responsible for Manuscripts, University Archives, Eaton Science Fiction Collection, Water Resources Collections and Archives, and Public Services, consulting about collection needs and areas of concern and supports departmental projects
• Works collaboratively with other library departments, to address needs specific to Special Collections & University Archives holdings for collection management initiatives and library planning
• Participates in relevant professional organizations, and takes an active role in state-wide, national and global archival and special collections initiatives
• Participates in library-wide activities, administrative committees, special projects and library programs; represents the UCR Library on various University of California standing committees and ad-hoc groups
• UCR librarians are members of the Librarians Association of the University of California (LAUC). Research, publication, and/or service to the University and profession are expected for continuing advancement.

Required Qualifications
• ALA-accredited Master’s Degree or equivalent experience or degree in one or more fields relevant to the position
• Experience accessioning and processing manuscript, archives, books, and non-textual materials
• Extensive knowledge of archival and special collections theory and practice
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with EAD and MARC formats
• Knowledge and understanding of library-based descriptive standards including Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and Resource Description and Access (RDA)
• Strong organizational skills, and effectiveness in balancing multiple assignments and projects 
• Demonstrated creativity, initiative, self-direction, and innovative thinking
• Effective oral and written communication 
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work successfully in an intensely collaborative environment with a broad range of people from culturally diverse backgrounds including colleagues, administrators, students, faculty, donors, and alumni
• Ability to lift materials weighing up to 30 lbs., shelve/retrieve materials from shelves at ground level up to six feet in height and perform light maintenance tasks. Ability to bend, stoop and push loaded book trucks weighing up to approximately 250 lbs. Ability to travel to various campus locations.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience using ArchivesSpace, Archivists’ Toolkit, Aeon, Millennium, and/or other content management systems
• Experience processing analog/digital media and born-digital resources, including non-textual materials
• Supervisory experience
• Knowledge and understanding of Dublin Core, RDF, METS, MODS, EAC-CPF and other digital metadata standards
• Evidence of successful project management and leadership skills

Salary and Benefits
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment at rank of Assistant Librarian, Associate Librarian or Librarian depending upon qualifications and experience. Advancement through the librarian ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every two to three years, each of which includes substantial peer input. Excellent retirement system, health, and vacation benefits.

Application Information 
Please complete and submit the information requested in APRecruit (cover letter addressing qualifications and experience related to the primary duties of the position, resume/curriculum vitae, and three to five professional references as directed at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00577. The final date to apply is July 11, 2016.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

JOB LOCATION

Riverside, CA

REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTS

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

REFERENCES

3-5 references required (contact information only)

HOW TO APPLY

https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00577

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Discussion Director of Development, Stony Brook University Libraries (apply by June 9)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 09:36 am

Director of Development, University Library - 1601260 

https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1601260

Director of Development, University Library - 1601260 

https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1601260

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's Degree. Four years of full time development experience in a large and complex Higher Education or non-profit environment (Four years of full time sales experience, or a combination of both will also be considered). Proven record of success in cultivating, soliciting, and closing major level ($25,000+) or leadership level ($1,000 - $25,000) gifts or successful attainment of revenue-related goals, as evidenced in resume. Experience managing numerous priorities and a portfolio of donor/client relationships. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree. Additional years of full time development experience. Experience working in a University setting. Fundraising campaign experience, as evidenced by resume. Experience or familiarity with Library fundraising. Proficient in donor database (i.e. Raiser’s Edge). Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook. Expert knowledge of Google products (i.e. Google Drive, Calendar, Mail etc.).

Brief Description of Duties:
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Charitable Giving, the successful candidate will lead fundraising efforts for the University Library and meet with key prospects and individual donors, cultivate them for gifts, solicit prospects, and coordinate all faculty and staff fundraising activities.

The Director of Development will manage a portfolio of 90 qualified prospects and be required to meet clearly defined annual metrics, including 130 face-to-face visits, 24 proposals of $10,000+ presented, 8 proposals closed, and a dollar goal based on tenure, portfolio, and opportunity.

Responsible for day-to-day accountability to the Dean of Libraries, the Director of Development will work closely with the Dean and Library management to develop a comprehensive strategy for revenue enhancement through private support and other means. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties:
• Serve as a member of the Stony Brook Advancement team. Communicate regularly with direct supervisor about goals, progress, and activities, coordinate Library efforts with the broader work of University Advancement, and attend all Advancement required meetings and functions.
• Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program for the Library, including annual giving, major giving, and corporate & foundation strategies. Cultivate and solicit individual and corporate prospects for gifts to the Library; identify and apply for grants from private foundations, both local and national in coordination with the Corporate and Foundation Relations staff; manage prospects that include local and national media and business and institutional leaders; and steward existing donors appropriately to encourage long-term relationships with the Library.
• Manage the Friends of the Library volunteer group, and discover and pursue additional sources of revenue for the Library, including state and federal government support and commercial application of the Library’s expertise and services.
• Represent the Library at appropriate corporate, University, community, and alumni activities.
• Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes:
This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at www.stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

About Stony Brook:
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.

Official Job Title: Associate Director of Fund Raising
Job Field
: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location
: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Advancement/University Library-Stony Brook University
Schedule
: Full-time Day Shift 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date
: May 10, 2016
Posting End Date
: Jun 9, 2016
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Appointment Type:Term

 

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Janet H. Clarke
Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement
President, Asian Pacific American Librarians Association
Stony Brook University Libraries
W-1514, Melville Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794
t: 631.632.1217
f: 631.632.7116
e: janet.clarke@stonybrook.edu

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Discussion Association for Information Science & Technology Communications Officer

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 09:33 am

Open Position: Association for Information Science & Technology Communications Officer

Open Position: Association for Information Science & Technology Communications Officer

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is seeking to hire a Communications Officer for a one-year term (with the possibility of renewal). ASIS&T is a leading association that bridges the gap between information science practice and research. For nearly 80 years, ASIS&T has been leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information. Its members include thousands of researchers, developers, practitioners, students, and professors in the field of information science and technology from 50 countries.

Position Context:
We seek a Communications Officer to assist in the promotion and presentation of a consistent image of ASIS&T as a major association of international caliber at the service of its community. This includes the development and implementation of communication strategies consistent with the Association’s mission and objectives; developing the provision of internal and external communications regarding the Association’s actions, membership affairs and services; building strong relationships with members, Special Interest Groups, Chapters, external organizations and communities of interest; and conducting campaigns to increase the membership of the Association. It also includes the development and implementation of marketing strategies; the preparation of proposals, solicitations and memoranda of agreement to address membership needs and create new business opportunities; the development and implementation of strategies to maximize membership drive success and increase membership involvement with the Association; and the creation and selling of value-added solutions to maintain and increase high quality products/relationships.

Primary Responsibilities:
Communication:
• Develop, guide and implement communication strategies and plans to assist the Association to meet strategic objectives regarding its goals including educational programs, research activities, public seminars, and professional development workshops. Strategies and plans should focus on online sources (e.g. website, social media) to increase membership recruitment in collaboration with relevant committees, and internal communication sources (e.g. wikis, listserves) to inform members and the community about Association activities, events, policies and regulations.
• Administer the Association’s website and perform content review and user testing on a regular basis. This will involve collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board.
• Oversee the production and distribution of promotional materials, which would include supervising the development of branding, graphics and content. Supervision of part-time staff and/or support staff will be involved.
• Create branded, interactive user experiences using social media tools to communicate information about ASIS&T members, events, and activities, ASIS&T publications, Special Interest Group and Chapter activities, and content relevant to information science and technology. Assess needs of the membership and coordinate with the Webmaster, technical staff, and the Executive Director to facilitate and sustain all forms of engagement, including online and offline interactions.
Knowledge Management:
• Develop, implement and document knowledge management strategies and practices to ensure knowledge continuity regarding communication.
• Actively participate in the Communication Committee, document the activities of the committee and attend Board meetings when needed. The incumbent may organize and participate in the training of others (e.g. training for website design).

Education/Experience:
A Master’s degree in one (or more) of these fields: Communications & Media studies, Public Relations, Marketing & Advertising, Education, LIS, STS, Sociology, Information Systems, Information Science, or Computer Science, or other related fields are appropriate.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:
Experience with Web content management, social media, knowledge management, information architecture, user experience, digital asset management, graphic design and media software. Ability to prioritize and manage several projects at once, and to work well autonomously and as part of a team. Strong web design skills. Strong attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume/CV, references, and samples or links of work to rhill@asist.org.

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Discussion Please Share: Native Participants Needed for ETHICS Study

by Kristen Bowen (non-member) on Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 02:47 pm

Our biggest need in recruitment at this time are NE states (CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, NY, PA, VA, ME, NH, NJ, RI, VT). In this region, we have many slots available for Native people living in rural and in urban areas. We are looking for a diversity of tribal affiliations as well. Of course this is also a national study so if you know of individuals in other regions, please share with them as well! The only region that is completely full is Oregon/Montana/Idaho. 
 

Our biggest need in recruitment at this time are NE states (CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, NY, PA, VA, ME, NH, NJ, RI, VT). In this region, we have many slots available for Native people living in rural and in urban areas. We are looking for a diversity of tribal affiliations as well. Of course this is also a national study so if you know of individuals in other regions, please share with them as well! The only region that is completely full is Oregon/Montana/Idaho. 
 
ETHICS aims to culturally adapt a research ethics training to guide research happening with American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Eligible participants receive $150 for their time. We encourage you to share widely with your personal and professional networks. 

 

 We are looking for participants nationally who:

 

1) Self-Identify as AIAN;

2) Are 18 years or older;

3) Have not taken the CITI human subjects training (or it was over 5 years ago);

4) Are interested in research or have experience in research; and

5) Have their own email address, computer, and internet.

 

Anyone interested in participating can email goethics@uw.edu or call 877-880-6758. Participation includes a 10 minute phone interview and testing a 4 hour online training.

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