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Discussion Archivist, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes @Bowling Green State University

by Eileen Bosch on Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Bowling Green State University Libraries
Archivist, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL)
Bowling Green, Ohio
Application Deadline:  March 30, 2017
 

Bowling Green State University Libraries
Archivist, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL)
Bowling Green, Ohio
Application Deadline:  March 30, 2017
 
Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, top 100 public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”
 
The Archivist is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL). Duties include: donor relations, acquisitions, collection management, collection access activities, web content development, database development and maintenance, and negotiating legal and publication agreements. In addition, the Archivist collaborates with colleagues in the Center for Archival Collections staff on a regular basis to complete departmental priorities.  Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required.
Full time Administrative Staff position available. For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit  http://bgsu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=4622&job=archivist-historica... or  https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources. Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Eileen

Eileen K. Bosch, Assoc Prof & Coord of Library Instruction
Chair, Library Teaching & Learning
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0170

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Discussion Data Analytics and Visualization Librarian, University Library Residency Program, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Library

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 11:56 am

Resident Librarian for Data Analytics/Visualization-University Library Residency Program

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Library

APPLY TO: https://jobs.illinois.edu

Resident Librarian for Data Analytics/Visualization-University Library Residency Program

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Library

APPLY TO: https://jobs.illinois.edu

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library is a leader in the delivery of user services[MLS] , and active programs in information, instructional, access, and scholarly services which? [MLS2] help the Library to maintain its place at the intellectual heart of the campus. The Library also holds one of the preeminent research collections in the world, encompassing more than 13 million volumes and a total of more than 23 million items. The Library is committed to maintaining the strongest collections and service[MLS3] programs possible, and to engaging in research, development, and scholarly practice - all of which support the University's missions of teaching, research, and public engagement. The Library employs approximately 90 faculty members, and more than 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Library is pleased to announce a new opportunity for early-career librarians to gain professional experience and mentoring through a new library residency program. The residency program is offered to librarians within two years of receiving their degrees. The University Library seeks opportunities to help early career librarians embark on successful careers in academic and research libraries. Through the program, the residency librarian will gain in-depth work experience in academic librarianship, will be introduced to academic library administration, and will gain experience designing, conducting, and sharing the results of a research project. As part of a cohort of new professionals, the resident will benefit from mentoring and the opportunity to work closely with a group of individuals in the University Library. Individuals hoping to help the library advance and with the interest in developing themselves as a professional and scholar are encouraged to apply.

Time period: Start date August 16, 2017 through August 15, 2019

The University of Illinois Library seeks a data-savvy, collaborative, and public service oriented recent graduate to be engaged in the development, implementation, and support of a variety of digital scholarship, informatics, data visualization, and design learning activities in several Library units, including the Scholarly Commons, the Media Commons, and the Grainger Engineering Library IDEA Lab.  The Resident is part of team that provides program support for a variety of entrepreneurial and innovation projects and assists faculty and students engaged in activities in the digital scholarship centers in the Library. These services will advance the research, teaching, and public service activities of the faculty, staff, and students in a number of Colleges across the campus.  Informed by an environmental scan of data visualization services offered in other academic libraries that will be complete at the beginning of employment, the Data Analytics and Visualization Librarian will begin to shape data analytics and data visualization services in the University of Illinois Library.  The Data Analytics and Visualization Librarian will work collaboratively with several units in the Library to design, promote, and assess data visualization services as well as helping the Library to visualize its own data in meaningful ways.  This incumbent in this position will also support the Library’s nodes in the nascent design learning network that will have the Seibel Design Center as the hub

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ALA-accredited Masters of library and information science or an equivalent degree received within the last two years of position start date;
  • All successful applicants will have demonstrated ability to work collegially and cooperatively with others in a team environment.
  • All successful applicants will have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing as evidenced by their cover letter

PREFERRED:

  • Familiarity with or demonstrated interest in the area(s) of librarianship relevant to the specific residency positions the candidate has an interest in.
  • Preference will be given to candidates from under-represented populations.

APPLY TO: https://jobs.illinois.edu

 

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Discussion Scholarly Communications Librarian, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College (Apply by March 31, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 11:26 am

Scholarly Communications Librarian 

 Musselman Library- Gettysburg College

DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

APPLY TO:  http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2037

Scholarly Communications Librarian 

 Musselman Library- Gettysburg College

DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

APPLY TO:  http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2037

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Gettysburg College’s Musselman Library invites a service-oriented librarian to join its growing Scholarly Communications department. Our library is a dynamic organization where every staff member makes a difference. We serve a small, liberal arts community of 2,600 students.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian plays a key role in providing and expanding library services related to open access, Open Educational Resources, and library publishing. This newly-created position will oversee sustainable growth and management of our established institutional repository, The Cupola, as well as promotion, outreach, and education for various campus constituents. The position will provide primary support for library publishing activities, which currently include five undergraduate journals. The position will also provide education and support to faculty who adopt, adapt, and create Open Educational Resources. This librarian joins a growing department dedicated to supporting scholarly communications and digital scholarship.

Like all librarians, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will participate actively in collection development, serve as liaison to one or more academic departments, serve on library committees, participate in a weekly rotation at the research help desk, and benefit from continuing education and professional development opportunities. This librarian reports to the Assistant Dean and Director of Scholarly Communications. The salary is competitive and is complemented with a superior benefits package.

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED: 

  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current scholarly communications environment, including open access issues, library publishing, copyright, author rights, and institutional repositories
  • Effective communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as cross-cultural competencies to maximize effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members
  • Strong service orientation and the ability to interact positively with students, faculty, and the public, as well as demonstrated commitment to participating in and building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment

PREFERRED: 

  • One to two years of experience in scholarly communications or related area (such as copyright), preferably in an academic library environment
  • Experience with bepress Digital Commons or another institutional repository platform
  • Experience with grant writing
  • Knowledge of and experience with digital humanities/digital scholarship activities for undergraduates
  • Experience with information literacy instruction

APPLY TO:  http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2037

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Discussion Writer, The University of Delaware Library for Communications and Planning ( Apply by March 20, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 03:33 pm

Writer, The University of Delaware Library for Communications and Planning 

APPLY: http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/

DEADLINE: March 20, 2017

Writer, The University of Delaware Library for Communications and Planning 

APPLY: http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/

DEADLINE: March 20, 2017

The University of Delaware Library is committed to student success, scholarly research and inclusive excellence.  The Library is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. The Library collaborates with strategic campus partners to achieve these priorities, as well as with national professional organizations including the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, OCLC Research Partnership, SPARC, HathiTrust, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and the ACRL Diversity Alliance. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Communications and Planning and with limited supervision, this position focuses on writing a wide array of communications and content for public relations and marketing. Major responsibilities include:

  • Design and produce communication and marketing materials for Libraries and Museums including announcements, publications, videos, speeches, and digital content for displays, webpages and social media.
  • Coordinate dissemination of communication and marketing materials.
  • Provide planning and marketing support for Libraries and Museums events and initiatives.
  • Present complex and diverse types of information in interesting and understandable manner.
  • Develop unique, cross-platform creative digital content in various formats: video, banners, infographics, websites, social media and print.
  • Collaborate with communications team and staff throughout the Libraries and Museums to plan, create and coordinate creative assets, such as calling attention to the Library’s digital collections that can be accessed online by individuals around the world.
  • Execute design projects on a tight timeline and deliver high-quality content that drives engagement and advances the goals of the Libraries and Museums.
  • Monitor and maintain digital assets and analyze metrics to create both short-term and long-range optimization recommendations.
  • Participate in development and implementation of best practices for web and social media.
  • Assist in the coordination and distribution of social media messaging.
  • Research emerging tools, trends, and platforms to develop strategies and best practices for communications and marketing.
  • Maintain awareness of Library’s changing priorities, programs, initiatives and constituencies to generate content for communications and marketing.
  • Ensure brand and message consistency across all materials so they meet established standards of appearance, content and style.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED:

 

  •  Bachelor degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field and two (2) years of relevant work experience.
  • Skilled in utilizing content management systems (preferably WordPress) and social media management tools (preferably Hootsuite).
  • Experience developing and executing digital communication strategies to align with audience behaviors, goals and key messages with calls to action to drive engagement.
  • Ability to evaluate and edit the content, structure, and format of a range of written and visual materials.
  • Familiarity with user-centered design principles, content creation and engagement, and digital best practices.
  • Experience with a variety of digital communication vehicles, including mobile, e-mail, social media, video and web communications (e.g., MailChimp, etc.).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with excellent composition and proof -reading abilities.
  • Knowledge and experience with current communication technology, as well as learning orientation to changing technology.
  • Ability to perform detailed and accurate work.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance regarding the printing and publication of promotional materials.
  • Advanced proficiency and understanding of web design and ability to apply web design principles and techniques to the creation and enhancement of integrated, complex web sites.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex assignments simultaneously, meet deadlines, and prioritize work.
  • Creativity, initiative, flexibility, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous, future-oriented environment.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage client expectations and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a culturally diverse environment.

 

PREFERRED:

 

  • Marketing, branding, and communication background.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Experience with video production and editing in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere or iMovie as well as photography and digital image editing

 

APPLY: http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/

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Discussion Full and Part Time Temporary Librarian Positions, California State University, Northridge’s Oviatt Library ( Apply By March 31, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 03:36 pm

California State University, Northridge’s Oviatt Library is looking for full-time and part-time temporary librarians (Assistant Librarian Rank) in the Research, Instruction & Outreach Services Department. 
 DEADLINE: March 31, 2017.

T0 APPLY SEE : 

http://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/rios-te...

California State University, Northridge’s Oviatt Library is looking for full-time and part-time temporary librarians (Assistant Librarian Rank) in the Research, Instruction & Outreach Services Department. 
 DEADLINE: March 31, 2017.

T0 APPLY SEE : 

http://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/rios-te...

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in library/information science from ALA-accredited school, or equivalent degree if
  • granted from outside the United States or Canada.
  • Demonstrated reference desk service proficiency in an academic library.
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work with a diverse campus community.
  • Demonstrated proficiency searching online databases.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

PREFERRED:

  • Library instruction or teaching experience.
  • Strong service commitment.
  • Knowledge of current trends and issues in academic librarianship.
  • Experience with development of online research guides.
  •  Experience in creating digital learning objects.
  • Willingness to serve as needed in a range of library duties, which may include reference and
  • instructional services to a specific subject discipline or program area.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

APPLY: http://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/rios-te...

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Discussion Fine and Performing Arts Librarian, California State University, Sacramento

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 03:20 pm

Fine and Performing Arts Librarian 

California State University, Sacramento

Job ID:101935

APPLY TO: http://csus.edu/hr/jobs/index.html

Fine and Performing Arts Librarian 

California State University, Sacramento

Job ID:101935

APPLY TO: http://csus.edu/hr/jobs/index.html

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city's two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University's approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor's degree in 58 disciplines, the master's degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California's capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

Qualifications
REQUIRED:

- American Library Association accredited Master's degree or equivalent
- Two years of professional library experience or equivalent.
- Experience with library resources from any of the following areas: art, art history, music,
theatre, or dance.
- Experience with information literacy or curriculum planning or programmatic library
instruction.
- Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process in higher education.
- Ability to incorporate technology into library reference and instruction services.
- Demonstrated teaching ability and strong commitment to student learning.
- Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide
range of backgrounds and cultural heritage and social identities.

PREFERRED:

- Bachelor or Master's degree in studio art, art history, music, theater or dance or related field.
- Experience in collaborating with campus partners to include information literacy instruction in
the fine arts or general education program in the undergraduate curriculum.
- Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices.
- Experience with outreach, marketing, and promotion of library services to the campus and
community.
- Experience with assessment of library services to the students and teaching faculty
- Collection Development experience in fine arts.
- Knowledge of open access, affordable learning solutions, intellectual property rights, and
open publishing options.
- Knowledge of data management and/or library repositories.
- Experience with the digital humanities.

APPLY TO: http://csus.edu/hr/jobs/index.html

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Discussion Head of Science Library, Binghamton University Libraries

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 02:50 pm

Head of Science Library

Binghamton University Libraries

APPLY TO:  https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=...

 

Head of Science Library

Binghamton University Libraries

APPLY TO:  https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=...

 

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This position is within the Binghamton University Libraries, which include the Glenn G. Bartle and Science Libraries, the Library Annex@Conklin, and the University Downtown Center Library and Information Commons in the College of Community and Public Affairs. The Science Library houses materials in the fields of science, engineering, nursing, and psychology. It features an Information Commons with 50 computers. Staffing includes science librarians, professional and clerical positions and student assistants. This position reports to Associate University Librarian for Public Services and Collections, with the Dean of Libraries as a second-line supervisor. This position will also work directly with the Director of Collections Development on collections duties and responsibilities.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • At least 3 years of managerial and supervisory experience
  • Academic course work and/or work experience in science disciplines
  • Experience in or knowledge of collection management issues
  • Demonstrated leadership in developing library research services and resources
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments and priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with faculty and staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to service and professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to meet requirements necessary for achieving tenure

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Managerial and supervisory experience in an academic research library
  • Experience as a head of a library department or branch library
  • Academic degree in STEM discipline(s)
  • In-depth knowledge of or experience with research tools in the sciences; experience in reference and instruction in science disciplines

APPLY TO:  https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=...

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Discussion Resident Librarian, Diversity Librarian Residency, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Apply by March 31, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 01:33 pm

Resident Librarian

Diversity Librarian Residency-University of Wisconsin-Madison

DEADLINE March 31, 2017

Apply via email to:  libraryhr@library.wisc.edu.

 

Resident Librarian

Diversity Librarian Residency-University of Wisconsin-Madison

DEADLINE March 31, 2017

Apply via email to:  libraryhr@library.wisc.edu.

 

UW-Madison Libraries have a proud record of accomplishment and service. The Libraries
manage the 11th largest research collection in North America with exceptional access to print
and digital materials from our libraries at UW-Madison and around the world. The many
libraries on campus have a long-standing commitment to innovation, developing and offering
new services needed to support 21st-century teaching, learning and research. New study and
learning spaces have been created, and traditional spaces have been modernized. Libraries
include collaborative digital media spaces and classrooms, active learning instructional areas,
and inviting environments that are conducive to both group work and solitary study and research.
College Library is a heavily used, dynamic environment that supports both the academic and
recreational interests of students and includes a café, innovative digital-media and active learning
classroom spaces, a large computer lab and 24-hour service five nights a week. 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries is now seeking candidates for its Diversity
Librarian Residency Program established in 2013. The residency provides an opportunity for
entry-level librarians from diverse backgrounds to begin their professional careers and develop
skills and experience in academic librarianship. This program is designed to meet both the
professional goals and interests of the Resident and the service and operational priorities of the
Libraries, and to encourage the involvement of underrepresented populations in academic
librarianship.
This is a three-year residency designed to encourage and promote professional growth and
development of recent graduates. It provides a broad-based awareness of principles and practices
in academic librarianship and an opportunity to develop an area of specialization. The first year
will focus on providing a generalist academic librarian foundation with experiences and meetings
in a variety of places on campus, with a home base in College Library, the library with primary
service to undergraduates. The Resident will develop firm grounding in reference, instruction,
and collection development while learning about the UW-Madison campus and its large library
system. During the first year, the supervisor will work with the Resident on developing a
personal professional development plan in an area of interest, leading toward a placement in a
library or department that meets that interest for years two and three. For example, the placement
in years two and three could be in a department such as special collections and archives, or a
science library, such as Steenbock Library.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Required
• Master’s degree in library/information science (ALA accredited)
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Demonstrated interest in academic librarianship
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment
• Willingness to participate in library and university committees
• Knowledge of reference, instruction, and collection development
• Self-starter who is eager to contribute to the profession

Apply via email to: libraryhr@library.wisc.edu.

 

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Discussion Open Access Librarian, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( Apply by March 27, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:32 am

Open Access Librarian, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

DEADLINE: March 27, 2017

APPLY TO: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/115496

Open Access Librarian, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

DEADLINE: March 27, 2017

APPLY TO: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/115496

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a creative, collaborative, self-motivated, enthusiastic professional for the position of Open Access Librarian. The individual in this position will assist in implementing and maintaining open access work at UNC-Chapel Hill with activities that include formulating and managing a plan to open up relevant content that is behind paywalls; doing outreach and coordinating events related to open access, such as group events for repository deposit and talks and presentations about open access; and answering specific questions and solving problems about open access for students, faculty, and staff.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Open Access Librarian will report to and work closely with the Scholarly Communications Officer and will work closely with relevant staff from Library and Information Technology and other relevant units. With the assistance of other library staff members, this individual will provide first-line support for users who have questions about or problems with the institutional repository. Job duties will include the development, implementation, and management of a plan to identify and ingest content into the institutional repository, especially content that is not currently open. This individual also will do outreach and education for scholarly communication within the university community, especially emphasizing content recruitment, and will provide guidance and education on copyright basics, policy issues, and the mechanics of self-submission of material to the institutional repository for students, faculty, and staff. The Open Access Librarian will develop and help implement strategies and materials for marketing the Carolina Digital Repository. This individual may supervise research assistants, interns, or student workers.

The Open Access Librarian will serve on library and campus committees and participate in regional and national working groups related to copyright and scholarly communications. The individual in this position is expected to be active in scholarly and library professional organizations and the academic community. Demonstrated professional achievement, service, and scholarly/creative activity are required for reappointment and promotion in rank.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in a related field
  • A demonstrated interested in scholarly communications issues in higher education and a basic understanding of bibliographic standards and conventions
  • Ability to work independently and to perform detailed work accurately
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work through problems methodically
  • Familiarity with institutional repositories and with other technology commonly used in libraries and offices
  • Must be flexible in a fast-paced environment with rapid changes, and have the demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituents with a variety of levels of skill and understanding

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Work experience in a university setting and with institutional repositories
  • Experience with using automated tools, such as design software, video production and social media, for communication, outreach and marketing
  • Experience with or training in project management techniques.

 

APPLY TO: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/115496

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Discussion Institutional Repository Librarian, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( Apply by March 27, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:31 am

 Institutional Repository Librarian, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

DEADLINE: March 27, 2017

APPLY TO: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/115477

 Institutional Repository Librarian, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

DEADLINE: March 27, 2017

APPLY TO: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/115477

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a creative, collaborative, self-motivated, enthusiastic professional for the position of Open Access Librarian. The individual in this position will assist in implementing and maintaining open access work at UNC-Chapel Hill with activities that include formulating and managing a plan to open up relevant content that is behind paywalls; doing outreach and coordinating events related to open access, such as group events for repository deposit and talks and presentations about open access; and answering specific questions and solving problems about open access for students, faculty, and staff.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

UNC Chapel Hill Libraries seeks an Institutional Repository Librarian to support open access initiatives and the Carolina Digital Repository (CDR). The Institutional Repository Librarian manages institutional repository collections, systems and the community of users. This individual will work closely with other members of the Library and Information Technology, Scholarly Communications, and Metadata units to implement infrastructure and services that support the Carolina Open Access Policy.

Job duties include the deposit, description and management of content over time for preservation and access in the CDR, ensuring accuracy and quality control of all content housed in the repository, keeping with emerging standards and best practices. The Institutional Repository Librarian will provide documentation and training for faculty, students and staff related to self- and mediated deposit, as well as IR policies and services. The individual will actively seek feedback from the user community in order to improve services and tools. In addition, the Institutional Repository Librarian may manage projects related to open access.

The Institutional Repository Librarian will serve on library and campus committees and participate in national and regional working groups related to repositories, data curation, research data support, and open access. Demonstrated professional achievement, service, and scholarly activity are required for reappointment and promotion in rank.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in a related field
  • Experience managing and describing digital content in a repository or content management system.
  • Ability to work independently and to perform detailed work accurately.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work through problems methodically.
  • Familiarity with institutional repositories and with other technology commonly used in libraries and offices.
  • Must be flexible in a fast-paced environment with rapid changes, and have the demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituents with a variety of levels of skill and understanding.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Work experience in a university setting and with institutional repositories.
  • Familiarity with the research data lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with the concepts of data curation and the OAIS reference model, and metadata schemas such as MODS, RDF, or Dublin Core
  • Experience assessing and transforming data using tools such as Microsoft Excel, OpenRefine or scripting languages.
  • Experience with CSS/HTML and XML.
  • Coursework or familiarity with scholarly communication issues in higher education.
  • Experience teaching and training others.
  • Experience gathering user requirements and working with software developers.
  • Experience managing projects

APPLY TO: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/115496

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This Community brings together past and present recipients of ALA's Spectrum Scholarship and other library diversity recruitment initiatives to support the active involvement of new professionals in ALA and their communities, to build connections between Scholars across the country for their mutual support and advancement, and to facilitate ongoing professional development and leadership opportunities supporting retention in the field. All are welcome to join!

Established in 1997, the Spectrum Scholarship Program is ALA's national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession while serving as a model for ways to bring attention to larger diversity issues in the future.

 

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