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Discussion Clinical Medical Librarian, University of Missouri - Kansas City (apply by April 11)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 11:22 am

Clinical Medical Librarian
University of Missouri – Kansas City - Hospital Hill Campus

Comprehensive research university library in exciting, affordable city, seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong commitment to public services for the position of Clinical Medical Librarian (CML) at the UMKC University Libraries’ Health Sciences Library.

Clinical Medical Librarian
University of Missouri – Kansas City - Hospital Hill Campus

Comprehensive research university library in exciting, affordable city, seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong commitment to public services for the position of Clinical Medical Librarian (CML) at the UMKC University Libraries’ Health Sciences Library.

  • Participates on Internal Medicine Rounds at the School of Medicine, providing reference, instructional, collection development and faculty liaison services in a clinical setting to several docent teams consisting of students, residents and faculty.
  • Position works directly with the students and faculty of the School of Medicine in furthering the school’s progressive curriculum. The School of Medicine offers a unique and innovative six-year program where students complete their BA and MD by graduation.
  • Assists with instruction and reference services to other clients of the library from the Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, including reference responsibilities.
  • Participates in developing plans, policies, procedures, and efficiencies in support of University Libraries’ mission.
  • Professional development encouraged, required for promotion in ranked, non-tenure track position.
  • Reports to the Director, Health Sciences Libraries.

UMKC exemplifies the values of education first, innovation, accountability, diversity, and collaboration.  UMKC holds a firm commitment to engage and lead the larger community in a variety of ways appropriate to its status as a forward-thinking cultural, intellectual and educational center.

Minimum requirements:

  • ALA accredited MLS.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication skills, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work positively, productively with diverse constituencies in rapidly changing environment.
  • Understanding of scholarly research environment; relevant library/information technology experience.
  • Evidence of professional initiative and mature judgment.
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track faculty appointment. 

Preferred:

  • Additional graduate degree.
  • Degree in sciences. 
  • Current knowledge of medical resources and medical library service delivery trends/issues.
  • AHIP, healthcare experience.
  • Current, successful instruction, reference, educational technology experience.

 

Salary:  Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and excellent retirement/benefits package.

To Apply: Applications must be submitted online at http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ 

Please combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as “resume” attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

You may address your cover letter to: Peggy Mullaly-Quijas, Chair of Search Committee. For inquiries, please contact 816-235-1531 or umkcula@umkc.edu

Application review begins April 11, 2016

For questions about how applicants apply, please call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

UMKC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

 

 

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Discussion Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian, MIT Libraries - MA (apply by April 25)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 11:10 am

Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian
Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services

Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian
Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services

The MIT Libraries seek a knowledgeable and enterprising librarian to join a growing team of liaisons developing new services and collaborations in digital scholarship.  The Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian will support and collaborate with students and faculty doing research in history and other selected humanities disciplines. The successful candidate will engage with a dynamic community in which traditional research methods co-exist and integrate with highly innovative digital scholarship and pedagogies.   Teaching experience, digital project skills, and expertise in humanities research methods and resources are key qualifications.

Advancing the capacity of the MIT Libraries to collaborate on digital scholarship projects is central to the position.  To support the MIT community’s current needs, the librarian in this position will collaborate with departments in the MIT Libraries ranging from Data and Specialized Services to Institute Archives and Special Collections, and work on project teams with colleagues in new positions focused on digital scholarship.  To advance support for digital scholarship, the HDS Librarian will help design and implement a skills-building educational program in research methods, new research tools, data management, collaborative scholarship platforms, and digital presentation or publishing.  Additionally, the liaison will engage professionally with library and scholarly organizations to further his/her foundational knowledge of trends and issues related to humanities scholarship in order to contribute to strategic change.

Reporting to the Department Head for Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services, the Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian will serve as a liaison for history and selected other humanities subjects, delivering a program of services and products to support faculty and student success in research, teaching and learning.  The liaison will provide instruction in research skills and strategies, collaborate and consult on digital projects, develop customized resources to support student learning, and ensure that his/her constituencies can make effective use of all library services and resources.   The librarian will support selected other humanities disciplines based on experience and expertise. In collaboration with colleagues, the librarian will select resources, provide reference services, and participate on cross-unit projects to enhance the quality and impact of library services.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS for the position include

  • MLS/MLIS or relevant advanced degree.
  • Knowledge of new as well as traditional research methods and resources used in history research and scholarship.
  • Teaching experience in higher education (e.g., curricular instruction, library instruction, teaching assistant work, etc.).
  • Experience supporting or participating in a substantial digital humanities project
  • Expertise with a range of tools or practices essential in digital scholarship, (data management, working with digital texts, multimedia presentation platforms, data visualization, datamining, etc.).
  • Ability to cultivate and sustain productive relationships with faculty and academic staff.
  • Enthusiasm for embracing the empathy, courage, self-reflection and respect essential in a multicultural, diverse and inclusive workplace, and ability to embrace those values in collections and public service work.
  • Ability to work effectively in a shared decision-making environment: appropriately taking initiative or seeking guidance, working independently or collaboratively, coordinating projects, and helping others succeed.
  • Excellent skills for sharing information appropriately in multiple contexts.

 

Preferred

  • Advance degree in history or related field, or recent coursework.
  • Project management experience and skills.
  • Credentials, participation or active engagement with national or regional digital scholarship or digital humanities organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to organizational learning.
  • Significant experience working with primary sources and/or conducting archival research
  • Collection development experience.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  $55,000 is minimum entry-level salary.  Actual salary and appointment classification (Librarian I or II, or other) will depend on qualifications and experience.  MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance.  The MIT Libraries afford a flexible and collegial working environment and foster professional growth of staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings. 

Apply online at: http://hrweb.mit.edu/staffing/.   Applications must include cover letter and resume.  Priority will be given to applications received by April 25, 2016; position open until filled. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates.

The MIT Libraries support the Institute's programs of research and study with holdings of more than 2.9 million print volumes and 3.1 million special format items, and terabytes of MIT-owned digital content. In addition, rare special collections, Institute records, historical documents, and papers of noted faculty are held in the Institute Archives and Special Collections. Library resources and services are accessible to students and researchers through the Libraries’ website (http://libraries.mit.edu/), and library spaces are widely available for both collaborative work and quiet study. Library resources are supplemented by innovative services for bioinformatics, GIS, metadata, social science and other research data. Through a culture that encourages innovation and collaboration, the MIT Libraries are redefining the role of the 21st century library – making collections more accessible than ever before, and shaping the future of scholarly research. Library staff, at all levels, contribute to this spirit of innovation and to the mission of promoting learning, discovery and the advancement of knowledge at MIT and beyond.

The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in ArchivesSpace, arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, the BorrowDirect, DDI Alliance, DuraSpace, HathiTrust, CLIR/Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions, EDUCAUSE, National Digital Stewardship Alliance, NISO, North East Research Libraries, OCLC Research Library Partnership, ORCID, and TRAIL. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris’ Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO’s Discovery Service. DSpace@MIT, a digital repository developed over the past ten years by the MIT Libraries, serves to capture, preserve and communicate the intellectual output of MIT's faculty and research community. Other MIT repositories include: Dome, a second DSpace instance, providing access to a sizable image collection and other digital collections owned by the MIT Libraries; the MIT Geodata Repository for a diverse collection of GIS Data; and MIT’s DataVerse for licensed social science datasets.  

 

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Robin M. Deadrick

Human Resources Administrator

MIT Libraries

77 Massachusetts Ave.

Room 14S-324

Cambridge MA  02139-4307

617.253.9322

 

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Discussion Librarian/Specialist, Research and Learning, UAL Arizona Health Sciences Center Library - Tucson, AZ

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 11:07 am

Position Title: Librarian/Specialist, Research and Learning

Department: The University of Arizona Libraries (UAL)/Arizona Health Sciences Center Library (UAHSL), (Dept. 6804)

Classification: Appointed Professional, Full-Time; Exempt; Permanent Work Schedule: 40 Hours; Monday - Friday

Location: Arizona Health Sciences Campus, Tucson

Position Summary:

Position Title: Librarian/Specialist, Research and Learning

Department: The University of Arizona Libraries (UAL)/Arizona Health Sciences Center Library (UAHSL), (Dept. 6804)

Classification: Appointed Professional, Full-Time; Exempt; Permanent Work Schedule: 40 Hours; Monday - Friday

Location: Arizona Health Sciences Campus, Tucson

Position Summary:

The University of Arizona Libraries (UAL) seeks a talented, energetic and proactive Librarian/Specialist, who thrives in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment. Title and eligibility for assignment to a continuing-eligible or year-to-year appointment will depend on the degree of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be a member of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (UAHSL), Research and Learning Department, with liaison responsibilities focusing on faculty and researchers affiliated with the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Liaison librarians serve as a critical conduit for communications between academic units and UAL, facilitating the integration of expert services and salient information resources into the workflows of faculty and researchers.

The incumbent shall also be a member of the Libraries' Business Intelligence Unit, a dynamic group supporting the licensing and commercialization of University innovation and intellectual property. This position will focus on research in pharmaceutical pipelines, medical devices, health sciences, patents and related areas of research and discovery, with a focus on medical devices, drug discovery and biomedical research.

This position also provides literature research conducted in medical, patent, scientific, business and biomedical databases in support of the University's extensive network of biomedical research centers, including the University of Arizona Cancer Center. The University of Arizona Libraries provide a wide range of health-related research across all disciplines, including expert search services, support of grant sponsored research and consultation with faculty and scientists.

The incumbent reports to the Sandra Kramer, Assistant Director for Research and Learning, UAHSL, and routinely works in partnership with peers in the University of Arizona Main Library Research and Learning Department.

For continuing-eligible, academic professional positions, 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.

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (UAHSL) advances healthcare, education and research by delivering quality information through innovation and service. UAHSL is part of the University of Arizona Libraries (UAL), supports the University of Arizona Health Sciences campus and its constituencies, including the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy, and works in close partnership with Banner / University Medical Center.

Why Work at the University Libraries? For more information about the University of Arizona Libraries see http://www.library.arizona.edu/about/employment/why.

 

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 http://www.whyua.com/.

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) http://www.aboveandbey http://www.aboveandbeyondrelo.com/package.asp>. 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

. Cultivate strong relationships with faculty, staff and researchers in assigned areas.

. Seek out opportunities to support grant-funded research on the University of Arizona campuses, with a strong focus on the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

. Assess needs and provide front-line assistance and consultation across all research services.

. Search across many databases in the fields of patents, business, market research, medicine, pharmacology, pharmaceutical pipelines, medical devices, competitive intelligence and general academic content.

. Compile and organize information obtained in research projects into coherent, focused collections of information, accompanied by explanatory notes so that the material is readily understood by the client.

. Participate in teleconferences and meetings as a member of the Business Intelligence Unit with our client, Tech Launch Arizona.

. Contribute to the Business Intelligence Unit's team functions and tasks, enabling the group to accomplish its goals in effective and efficient ways.

. Support the scholarly publishing of faculty, graduate students and researchers of the University of Arizona.

. Serve as a resource to other librarians in the areas of patents, pharmaceutical pipeline, competitive intelligence, medical devices and market research.

. Maintain familiarity with the Libraries information resources, in particular its research databases and health sciences collection.

. Develop and deliver effective and efficient instructional services, as needed.

. Track new and emerging information resources within assigned subject areas.

. Advance the Libraries' and University's strategic initiatives and priorities.

. If hired in the librarian, continuing-eligible track position, this position actively contributes to the library profession through research, service and scholarship, and engages in faculty governance of the Libraries and the University through service in the Library Faculty Assembly and on appropriate University committees. As a faculty member, this individual will help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

. Master's degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution or relevant experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.

. Excellent interpersonal skills.

. Ability to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment.

. Strong written and verbal communications skills.

. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with the appropriate discretion.

. Experience searching multiple health sciences/pharmaceutical databases.

. Ability to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines.

. Demonstrated knowledge of business functions; ability to evaluate and identify potential technologies for licensing and commercialization.

Preferred Qualifications:

. Experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.

. Experience conducting business, patent, market research, competitive intelligence research.

. Experience in supporting research scientists or university faculty throughout the research life cycle.

. Ability to identify opportunities and capitalize on them.

. Ability to advocate, influence others.

Salary/Benefits: DOE/Annually, plus full benefits. Outstanding UA benefits include: health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; pre-tax savings plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Opened: 03/28/16; Closes: Open Until Filled. First Review Date: 04/18/2016. Submittal of your application materials before the first review date guarantees consideration for the position.  Apply at: http://uacareers.com/postings/9228, Job # A20673. Complete an application form and be prepared to attach a resume and letter of interest that describes how your experience and qualifications are fitting for this position.  Application materials mailed/emailed to the department will not be accepted. For questions regarding the application system contact: 520-621-3662; TDD 621-8299 (M-F 8-5). For questions about the Libraries or status of the posting, contact Glenda Hendrickson, Library - HR at 520-621-6429 mailto: ghendric@email.arizona.edu

 

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.  The University of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer-M/W/D/V.

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Discussion 2 Librarian positions,LOC African, Latin American & Western European Division - D.C.(apply by April 12)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 11:04 am

Colleagues:

Colleagues:

I’m pleased to announce that Vacancy Announcement #150298 for two librarian positions (GS-9 with promotion potential to GS-13) in the Africa Section of the African, Latin American & Western European Division (ALAWE) is now posted  at usajobs.gov: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/433424800/ and on the Library’s internet site at: https://www.loc.gov/hr/employment/index.php?action=cMain.showJobs.

Angela Kinney

Chief, African, Latin American & Western European Division

101 Independence Avenue, S.E.

Washington, D.C. 20540-4210

Library of Congress

anki@loc.gov

(202) 707-5572

 

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Discussion Copyright and Licensing Librarian, J. Murrey Atkins Library - Charlotte, NC

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:59 am

 J. Murrey Atkins Library                    

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING LIBRARIAN 

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a Copyright and Licensing Librarian will provide leadership in conceptualizing and implementing scholarly communication initiatives with an emphasis on fair use, copyright, authors’ rights, and electronic resource licensing

 J. Murrey Atkins Library                    

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING LIBRARIAN 

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a Copyright and Licensing Librarian will provide leadership in conceptualizing and implementing scholarly communication initiatives with an emphasis on fair use, copyright, authors’ rights, and electronic resource licensing

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a rapidly growing research intensive University offering over 26,000 students a variety of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs in seven academic colleges. UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library is a comprehensive research library with over 1,087,000 volumes and approximately 47,000 unique print and electronic serial titles and an annual budget of over $10 million.

UNC Charlotte is located in the largest city in North Carolina, a beautiful southern city of 775,202 with over 1.5 million in the greater metropolitan area, in one of the fastest growing regions in the country.  Located on a 1,000 acre wooded campus, the University is accessible to the city's performing arts and cultural and sports events and to recreational lakes.

REQUIRED:

  • Master’s degree in library or information science, and a J.D degree from an ABA-accredited institution;
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues associated with intellectual property, author’s rights, open access, archiving rights, institutional repositories, and scholarly publishing, and associated legal and policy issues;

PREFERRED:

  • Experience preparing and delivering copyright education and instruction;
  • Experience reviewing and negotiating electronic resources license agreements
  • Significant experience engaging with scholarly communication issues as they relate to academic/research libraries and higher education;
  • A minimum of 2 years of successful experience in a research library with emphasis on faculty interaction on matters of scholarly communication is preferred;
  • Demonstrated skills in building strong relationships and partnerships and effectively advocating on behalf of various constituents and stakeholders;;                                          

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Advises the Library and Campus in the use, creation, and dissemination of copyrighted works.
  • Represents the Library within UNC Charlotte and external scholarly communications initiatives.
  • Advocates on behalf of the Library in support of open access and open educational policies and initiatives.
  • Works closely with the Collection Development Librarian to review and negotiate electronic resource licenses and user agreements.
  • Collaborates with liaison librarians to promote copyright and scholarly communication services, increase awareness of current scholarly communications issues, assess faculty needs for services, and adjust library services accordingly.
  • Advises Library Special Collections on fair use and other copyright concerns as they relate to issues such as large-scale digitization, gift agreements, and oral history releases.
  • Develops and delivers instruction and programming on copyright, publishing, legal research, and related topics, as well as provides individual guidance, tailored to campus needs.
  • Monitors legal requirements, best practices, and standards pertaining to scholarly communication and public access to research and data that originate from a variety of sources and disseminates relevant information broadly.
  • Participates in and actively contributes to ongoing conversations regarding library publishing and institutional repository services.
  • Collaborates with library units engaged in library publishing activities in crafting policies and procedures compatible with scholarly communication practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, TRAINING/EDUCATION:

  • Knowledge of data management requirements for federal grants and publishers is desirable;
  • Grant writing experience is desirable.
  • Evidence of professional growth potential through publication, professional activities, or other contributions to the field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to work effectively in an organization in which change is both necessary and constant

POSITION INFORMATION:

  • Full-time
  • Work schedule may include occasional evening or weekend classes as needed
  • Reports to the Dean of J. Murray Atkins Library
  • Excellent benefits package, including 24 days annual leave, 12 days sick leave, and 12 University holidays (see http://hr.uncc.edu/benefits for more information)
  • Salary: Competitive and dependent upon relevant experience and abilities

 

TO APPLY:

ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/

(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #008992)

The following Application Materials must be attached to your electronic submission:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Names (including titles and company/institutions), addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references.

The Search Committee will not contact references without contacting the candidate first and verifying permission.

The review of applications will begin immediately. Apply as soon as possible for full consideration. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2016.  Appointment requires successful completion of background check. Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this position. AA/EOE

For additional information about The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, please visit our Web site: http://www.uncc.edu.

For further details about Atkins Library, please consult our web site: http://library.uncc.edu.

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Discussion Reference & Liaison Librarian, UMD Kathryn A. Martin Library - Duluth, MN

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:55 am

UMD Kathryn A. Martin Library
Reference & Liaison Librarian

12 month, full time position. For a complete description and information on how to apply online, please visithttp://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening 308699.

The University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library's mission is to promote learning and research by providing information resources and services, up-to-date technologies, and knowledgeable staff in a welcoming environment.

UMD Kathryn A. Martin Library
Reference & Liaison Librarian

12 month, full time position. For a complete description and information on how to apply online, please visithttp://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening 308699.

The University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library's mission is to promote learning and research by providing information resources and services, up-to-date technologies, and knowledgeable staff in a welcoming environment.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.

--
Stephanie Scherr
Library Administration

Kathryn A. Martin Library | University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive | Duluth, MN 55812
phone: 218.726.7909 | smaussan@d.umn.edu

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Discussion Business Research and Instruction Librarian (Assistant Librarian, entry level) at Cornell University Library

by Neely Tang on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:50 am

Hi All,

I hope this is the right place to share this job opportunity. 

If anyone has any questions, please let me know.

Best,

Neely

 

Business Research and Instruction Librarian (Assistant Librarian, entry level), HLM Library,  Posting 31405

Hi All,

I hope this is the right place to share this job opportunity. 

If anyone has any questions, please let me know.

Best,

Neely

 

Business Research and Instruction Librarian (Assistant Librarian, entry level), HLM Library,  Posting 31405

The Business & Hospitality Research Team at Cornell University is looking for creative and forward-thinking candidates to join their group as a Business Research and Instruction Librarian. The successful candidate will provide research and instruction support to the faculty, students, and staff of the newly announced Cornell College of Business. Above all, candidates must be excited by the opportunity to develop the relationships and services needed to support success at a top-ranked business school.  Application Deadline:  April 20, 2016.

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Discussion Adult Services Librarian (14hr/wk) Warren-Newport Public Library, Chicago, IL

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:49 am

Vacancy Notice - Adult Services Librarian (14 hours per week)
http://www.wnpl.info/job-opportunities/ 

Title: Adult Services Librarian (Part-Time)
Classification: Grade 13
Rate of Pay: $21.52 per hour
Immediate Supervisor: Co-Managers of Reference Services
Available Hours: 14 hours per week and weekend rotation - Wednesdays
1:00pm-9:00pm; Fridays 2:00pm-6:00pm
Application Deadline: Until filled
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

Vacancy Notice - Adult Services Librarian (14 hours per week)
http://www.wnpl.info/job-opportunities/ 

Title: Adult Services Librarian (Part-Time)
Classification: Grade 13
Rate of Pay: $21.52 per hour
Immediate Supervisor: Co-Managers of Reference Services
Available Hours: 14 hours per week and weekend rotation - Wednesdays
1:00pm-9:00pm; Fridays 2:00pm-6:00pm
Application Deadline: Until filled
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

Master of Library Science from an ALA approved library school

Well-developed written and oral communication skills

Working knowledge of library resources, selection principles, online resources, and searching techniques
Spanish/English language fluency preferred

Demonstrated customer service and multi-tasking skills
Responsibilities:

Delivers reference and readers advisory service to customers of all ages

Teachs public to use internet, and other WNPL electronic resources

Interprets library policy in the absence of department head

Implements formal training sessions for patrons

Other duties as assigned.

Applying for the position: Apply with resume, cover letter and list of references to:
Sandy Beda/Kathie Fifer
Co-Managers of Reference Services
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N. O'Plaine Road
Gurnee, IL 60031
or e-mail to: adultservicesmanagers@wnpl.info
No phone calls, please

We’re Tops! In November 2011, and again in November 2012 and November 2013, theChicago Tribune named the Warren-Newport Public Library one of the Top 100 Places to Work in the Chicagoland Area. Among small organizations in the Chicagoland area, WNPL scored in the top tier for conditions that make staff feel “genuinely appreciated,” “part of something meaningful,” and give staff “the flexibility I need to balance my work and personal life.” Over 1.4 millions items circulate annually to our population of 60,000 from a collection of 283,000, making us one of the busiest libraries in the state. A typical day sees 1500 visitors served by an award-winning team of customer-focused staff. Please note that to apply for any position at the Warren Newport Public Library, a current application for employment is required. 

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Discussion Undergraduate Engagement Librarian, University of Kansas Libraries - KS (apply by April 25)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:41 am

Undergraduate Engagement Librarian

This is a full time, 12-month, Unclassified Academic Staff position. See Handbook for Faculty and Other Unclassified Staff for criteria.

Apply by April 25, 2016 to be considered.

For additional job details and application instructions, please see:

Undergraduate Engagement Librarian

This is a full time, 12-month, Unclassified Academic Staff position. See Handbook for Faculty and Other Unclassified Staff for criteria.

Apply by April 25, 2016 to be considered.

For additional job details and application instructions, please see:

View details 5367BR - Undergraduate Engagement Librarian

Contact Information to Applicants: Leah Nelson, leahnel@ku.edu

Position Overview   

The University of Kansas Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative individual to join the University of Kansas Libraries Research and Learning Division.  Reporting to the Head of the Center for Undergraduate Initiatives and Engagement, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian will focus on building connections, developing programs, and promoting the role of the library as both an academic and non-academic partner in support of undergraduate student success. This position will support and implement innovative library programming, provide instructional programming aimed at undergraduate students, and develop student learning outcomes assessment metrics.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues in the libraries and across campus to enhance undergraduate student engagement from the first-year through graduation.  In particular, this position will support diversity efforts through programs designed to help non-traditional, first-generation, underrepresented and international student populations to acclimate and thrive at KU.  The successful candidate will possess innovative ideas about undergraduate services and a strong interest in strengthening partnerships that support undergraduate student success.  The University of Kansas Libraries supports a safe and inclusive environment for all members of our diverse communities at KU.  We are committed to building a diverse and pluralistic workforce and strongly encourage applications from diverse candidates.

 

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science or other terminal degree; or a master's degree and a minimum of 2 years of academic library experience by time of appointment.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience teaching undergraduate students.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience with assessing student learning outcomes.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience designing and delivering undergraduate programs in collaboration with campus partners.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science.
  • Demonstrated success developing programs and services for non-traditional, transfer, first-generation, and underrepresented or international students.
  • Experience working effectively and collegially with a diverse population.
  • Experience applying best practices in instructional design and pedagogical principles.
  • Experience designing and delivering programs and/or services for an online environment. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Best,

Sofia

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Sofia Leung, MLIS, MPA

Learning Studio Librarian

University of Kansas|Anschutz Library

1301 Hoch Auditoria Drive, Rm 320K

Lawrence, KS 66045

sofialeu@ku.edu | 785.864.1141

Twitter: @sofiayleung

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Discussion Library Director, Champaign Public Library - IL Search Extended

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:38 am

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Library Director Position!

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Library Director Position!

 Champaign Public Library - connecting our community with the power of knowledge, the world of culture and ideas, and the joy of reading.  The Board of Trustees of the Champaign Public Library seeks a creative and innovative leader as its next Library Director—a leader working strategically with staff, residents and community organizations creating a shared vision for future library services and programs.  The successful candidate oversees and manages the Library’s facilities which include the Main Library, the Douglass Branch and the FriendShop Bookstore.  Serving as Champaign’s dynamic community hub, the Library hosts 1,675+ library and community meetings and events.  Since 2011, the Library has been an annual Library Journal “four star” library.  In 2014, the Library won the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award for the Library Foundation’s “Show Some Library Love” campaign. Fundraising efforts resulted in a 30% increase in gifts received and a 60% increase in dollars raised. With a $6.6 million annual budget and the support of the Friends of the Library and the Champaign Public Library Foundation, the new director and staff (69 FTEs) will analyze community needs and recommend policies, strategies, programs and services to provide new opportunities for community engagement.  The Library is affiliated with the City of Champaign and the Director serves as a member of the City’s Executive Management Team.  The Library is a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System, a consortium of 545 member libraries in central and southern Illinois, and maintains a separate Polaris ILS shared with the Urbana Free Library.

 Champaign offers an appealing combination of big city cultural and recreational amenities and a small friendly city atmosphere.  Champaign serves a growing city population of 82,000 and county population of 200,000.  At the intersection of education, innovation, and micro-urban living, Champaign residents are proud of the city's rich history, ethnic diversity, and strong sense of tradition; care deeply for their city; and participate actively in the issues which shape the community.  Lying within the crossroads of three of the country’s largest cities—Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis—Champaign is distinctively placed in an ideal location.  Champaign owes its vibrant college-town atmosphere to the presence of the University of Illinois, a top-ranking public university with a current enrollment over 40,000.  Strong academic programs, including the #1 ranked Graduate School of Library and Information Science program in the nation, attract outstanding faculty from across the globe and one of the largest international student populations in the country.  Additionally, Parkland College, the exceptional Unit 4 School District, and 15 private and parochial schools provide excellent educational opportunities.  Champaign also gains financial stability from a diverse industrial, professional and economic base, with an emphasis on technology, government and business employment. The city’s neighborhoods offer numerous lifestyle choices including the urban character of downtown living, charming center-city neighborhoods, or new subdivisions with spacious homes.  Extensive parks, bicycle-friendly roads, amateur sports, and a diverse array of artistic and cultural opportunities contribute to the outstanding quality of life in Champaign.  For additional information on the Library, the City and the area see Champaign Links

 Responsibilities. The Library Director provides strategic, innovative and visionary leadership by strategically aligning the interests of the library’s various stakeholders to shape the current and future role of libraries.  Champaign Public Library’s next Director must have the ability and the desire to work with the Library’s Board of Trustees, library staff, and City Council and staff in developing a workable team approach to advancing the library as a keystone institution for Champaign.  The challenge is to develop effective methods to increase and fully embrace citizen participation as a critical component in library strategies and programs that add value in education, employment, entrepreneurship, empowerment, and engagement.  The Director will also engage the community and other City units in program planning and implementation and manage the library system in accordance with policies established by the Library Board of Trustees.  Other responsibilities include planning, directing, and supervising all aspects of library services, facilities and activities and being responsible for budgeting, financial administration, personnel administration, facilities management, development, technology management, and marketing and community relations.  The Director provides counsel to the Library Board, proposes and implements policy under the Board’s direction, supervises the work of the Library managers, and collaborates with other city agencies and community groups and members to meet the information needs of various constituencies. 

 Qualifications. An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in library management and supervision are required; or any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the requirements of the position. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of library practices, management techniques, collection development, and technology applications and experience working and communicating effectively in a culturally diverse community.  Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, advisory boards, City administration, all levels of employees, diverse community groups, and citizens is expected. Other desired characteristics include experience in successfully securing funding for programs and services and experience in planning and presenting the Library’s long-term equipment, facilities, and staffing needs.  A strong commitment to public service and high quality customer service delivery is necessary.  Successful experience working with a policy-making board and collaborating with elected officials is highly desirable. Complete qualifications are available in the formal Job Description.

 Compensation. The starting salary range for the position is $114,055-134,016 (with placement within the range dependent on experience and qualifications) with an excellent benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury. Applications, including meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments, must also be submitted online via the City’s web site at Champaign Library DirectorThe closing date for this position is May 15, 2016.

 

Jobeth Bradbury

Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates

4545 Wornall Rd, Ste. 805

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-803-7087 (cell); 816-531-2468 (office)

 

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