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Discussion Visiting Exhibits Conservator, University of Illinois Libraries (apply by Oct 24)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 03:37 pm

The University of Illinois Libraries is seeking applicants for the position of Visiting Exhibits Conservator.

The University of Illinois Libraries is seeking applicants for the position of Visiting Exhibits Conservator. This is a full-time, two-year, academic professional appointment working in our conservation lab within the larger Preservation Services Unit (http://www.library.illinois.edu/staff/preservation/) and collaborating closely with our Rare Book and Manuscript Library and Illinois History and Lincoln Collection. 

Full information may be found, attached, or at https://jobs.illinois.edu.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 24th.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at jhain@illinois.edu

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Discussion Head of Collection Development, Binghamton University Libraries (apply by Oct 26)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:25 am

Head of Collection Development, Binghamton University Libraries

Tenure-track faculty position

The Binghamton University Libraries seeks an experienced librarian to provide leadership for building and enriching our research collection. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in developing innovative collections analysis methods and development strategies in support of teaching and research.

Head of Collection Development, Binghamton University Libraries

Tenure-track faculty position

The Binghamton University Libraries seeks an experienced librarian to provide leadership for building and enriching our research collection. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in developing innovative collections analysis methods and development strategies in support of teaching and research.

Binghamton University Libraries offers strong support for professional growth and development. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. You will be offered an excellent benefits package, including generous vacation/holidays.

The Libraries support the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research and working environment. Underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Binghamton University is part of the State University of New York system. Located near major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C., the Greater Binghamton region is a safe, friendly and affordable community. To learn more, visit https://www.binghamton.edu/visiting-campus/greater-binghamton-area.html.

Salary and rank is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin October 26. The search will remain open until the position is filled.  Binghamton University official job listing – click to apply.

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Discussion Digital Services Librarian, Meridian Library District

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:23 am

Digital Services Librarian

https://secure3.entertimeonline.com/ta/SHR7002.jobs?TrackId=[REFORMANET]...

Are you looking for a librarian role that primarily supports library resources in a virtual space? Be part of a transformational library committed to connecting the community to new and creative resources in meaningful ways. Meridian Library District serves 85,000 residents through two branches, bookmobile, an emerging technology branch (unBound), and online services. Meridian Library District’s unBound location was featured on the cover of Library Journal in February 2017.

This full-time Digital Services Librarian position:
Oversees the District's digital content including maintaining the visual appearance, organization, and accessibility of all library resources online (databases, electronic materials, and the external website)
Acts as a liaison between staff and website vendor
Develops strategies and processes for managing the District’s digital content
Instructs and trains staff around management of digital content (records, digital files, intranet, and network drives)

Number of Hours: 40 hours per week or based on business need
Benefits: Eligible for a competitive benefits package including generous paid time-off and 100% employer paid monthly health insurance premium for employee Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage with the option to add dependents and spouse at reasonable, low cost rates. For a full description of the benefits associated with this position, download the PDF here.

View the full job posting at http://www.mld.org/employment. Ready to Apply? Click Here!
Position Close Date: Open Until Further Notice

Why Idaho? Meridian, ID was named by 24/7 Wall St. as America's #2 best places to live in the U.S. in October 2016. Idaho is a great and safe place to raise a family and has easy access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities.

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Discussion Assistant Professor, School of Information at San José State University (apply by Feb 14)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:19 am

SJSU Information School Announces Assistant Professor Open Position

The School of Information at San José State University is recruiting for a tenure track assistant professor in the area of Organizational Management and Behavior in Information Professions.

SJSU Information School Announces Assistant Professor Open Position

The School of Information at San José State University is recruiting for a tenure track assistant professor in the area of Organizational Management and Behavior in Information Professions.

http://ischool.sjsu.edu/about/news/detail/sjsu-information-school-announces-assistant-professor-open-position-0

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Discussion Education and Outreach Archivist, Washington State University Libraries (apply by Oct 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:18 am

The WSU Libraries are now accepting applications for the 3-year temporary (non-tenure-track) position of Education and Outreach Archivist.

The WSU Libraries are now accepting applications for the 3-year temporary (non-tenure-track) position of Education and Outreach Archivist.

Applications must be received by October 29, 2017. Online applications are required and will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three current references. Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Questions may be sent to the search committee via Bonny Boyan,boyan@wsu.edu, 509-335-1535.

To apply visit: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/34572

(A second vacancy for the position of Digital Projects Archivist is being posted simultaneously. We encourage qualified applicants to apply for both positions.)

Please feel free to distribute this announcement to everyone you know who may be interested or to appropriate email distribution lists.

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Education and Outreach Archivist
Work Location: Pullman, Washington
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications  
Position Details: Librarian 2, full-time, 12-month, 3-year temporary, non-tenure-track
Posting Close date: October 29, 2017
Required Applicant Documents:  Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Reference Contact Info (for 3 references)
Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.
For additional information and application procedures:  https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/34572
 
Position Summary:
The Washington State University Libraries invites applications for Education and Outreach Archivist, a full-time, 12-month, grant-funded, 3-year temporary position with the possibility of extension, located on the Pullman campus.  This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections.  Start date is targeted for January 2018.
 
As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and the Libraries at Washington State University, this position will support and extend the collaborative curation model and method through educational initiatives, curriculum development and instruction. The Education and Outreach Archivist will support the Tribal Digital Stewardship Cohort program and the Sustainable Heritage Network (SHN) by providing hands-on educational instruction, working as part of a team to develop and extend curricular modules, leading outreach efforts to potential program participants and collaborating with faculty, staff, community members and other educators to deliver instruction in person and online as part of the collaborative curation process. This position will support CDSC developed platforms and tools including Mukurtu CMS and the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal (Portal) including support for users at all levels, training aimed at tribal heritage institution staff and community members. The Education and Outreach Archivist will be an integral part of the team at the CDSC.
 
Required Qualifications:
       Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire.
       Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills.
       Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
       Ability to work with diverse sets of stakeholders.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
       Experience with curricular creation, educational models, instruction and outreach to diverse sets of stakeholders.
       Experience creating outreach materials, working with production teams, and delivering instruction online and in virtual settings.
       Digital archives training and experience.
       Familiarity with Mukurtu CMS.
       Familiarity with current trends in digital library initiatives, digital curation, and archives instruction.
       Strong attention to diverse needs, access issues, learning needs, and community work.
       Commitment to working with diverse communities.
       Willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven team environment, assist in expanding CDSC programming and projects, and think creatively, problem-solve and be flexible.
 
 
EEO/AA Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
 
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
 
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
 
Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Discussion Digital Projects Archivist, Washington State University Libraries (apply by Oct 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:16 am

The WSU Libraries are now accepting applications for the 2-year temporary (non-tenure-track) position of Digital Projects Archivist.

The WSU Libraries are now accepting applications for the 2-year temporary (non-tenure-track) position of Digital Projects Archivist.

Applications must be received by October 29, 2017. Online applications are required and will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three current references. Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Questions may be sent to the search committee via Bonny Boyan,boyan@wsu.edu, 509-335-1535.

To apply visit: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/34573

(A second vacancy for the position of Education and Outreach Archivist is being posted simultaneously. We encourage qualified applicants to apply for both positions.)

Please feel free to distribute this announcement to everyone you know who may be interested or to appropriate email distribution lists.

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Digital Projects Archivist
Work Location: Pullman, Washington
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications  
Position Details: Librarian 2, full-time, 12-month, 2-year temporary, non-tenure-track
Posting Close date: October 29, 2017
Required Applicant Documents:  Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Reference Contact Info (for 3 references)
Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.
For additional information and application procedures:  https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/34573
 
Position Summary:
The Washington State University Libraries invites applications for Digital Projects Archivist, a full-time, 12-month, grant-funded, 2-year temporary position with the possibility of extension, located on the Pullman campus.  This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections.  Start date is targeted for January 2018.
 
As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will support the digital workflow and lifecycle of digital materials in on-going CDSC projects and provide support for digital platforms including, but not limited to: Mukurtu CMS, Scalar, Omeka, CONTENTdm and WordPress. The Digital Projects Archivist will work directly with faculty, students and staff on projects that vary in scale and scope related to curating collections, providing culturally appropriate access to collections, and producing widely available resources for teaching, research and scholarship in the University. This position will play a leading role in supporting the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal (Portal) in all aspects of the Portal project initiatives including 1) providing instructional support for tribal community users, community members, and institutional partners, 2) overseeing metadata creation, 3) updating and managing ingest of digital content from multiple institutions, 4) delivering training and support resources (online and in person) for the collaborative curation process and 5) assisting tribal staff with added content creation from digitized materials. The Digital Projects Archivist will be an integral part of the team at the CDSC and will work on grant-funded and ongoing projects.
 
Required Qualifications:
·        Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire.
·        Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills.
·        Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
·        Ability to work with diverse sets of stakeholders.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
·        Mukurtu CMS and Scalar experience preferred.
·        Experience with digitization management and workflows.
·        Experience with instruction and training for a diverse set of users of digital systems.
·        Experience working with or supporting a Content Management System.
·        Experience in Special Collections or archives management.
·        Familiarity with current trends in digital library initiatives and digital curation.
·        Strong attention to access, privacy and security issues from diverse perspectives.
·        Commitment to working with diverse populations, particularly Native American communities.
·        Willingness to work in a face-paced, innovative team environment, assist in expanding the Portal community of users, lead and think creatively, problem-solve and be flexible.
 
 
EEO/AA Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
 
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
 
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
 
Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Discussion Scholarly Sharing Strategist, Ohio State in Columbus (apply by Nov 1)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:11 am

Scholarly Sharing Strategist

Scholarly Sharing Strategist

The Scholarly Sharing Strategist leads a dynamic program area that promotes new models for sharing and disseminating scholarly works to advance learning, research, and creative expression. The newly conceived Scholarly Sharing area brings into closer dialog two highly successful programs, Copyright Services and Publishing & Repository Services, and creates new capacity for innovation and partner engagement. Together these units include one faculty librarian and six administrative and professional staff. Reporting to the Associate Director for Content and Access, the Head will propel and align strategy and practice for the programs in a rapidly evolving environment. The Head coordinates Libraries-wide strategic initiatives and projects, embracing new scholarly sharing models based on institutional, regional, and national partnerships. This program already enjoys close collaboration within OSU Libraries with teams of developers and IT infrastructure specialists, and the staff of the Research Commons. The position supervises the head of Copyright Services and the head of Publishing & Repository Services, and works collaboratively across the Libraries to help create and implement innovative approaches for supporting scholarly content creators and fostering impactful publishing. Our publishing program currently supports journal hosting and publishing, conference publishing, and we aim to provide sustainable support for new-model publishing. Copyright Services provides consultation and workshops, and aids the OSU community with permissions requests.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

·         Based on a deep and evolving understanding of the challenges of the traditional scholarly communication models, effectively articulate and apply complex concepts related to new/emerging areas in scholarly sharing. Monitor national and international trends in the field and assess opportunities for alignment and leadership by the program.

·         Design and lead innovative program and outreach activities critical to the Libraries' strategies advancing new models of scholarly publishing and informed decision-making by content creators on campus.

·         Foster greater understanding of and enthusiastic support across the Libraries for appropriate management of copyright by content creators and for new, more efficient and effective modes of scholarly publishing. Provide effective and consistent communications with campus constituencies regarding the Libraries’ strategies and programs for scholarly sharing.

·         Engage with partners within the Libraries, with other campus constituencies, and with external partners to advance strategic activities in scholarly sharing. Position the Libraries as a leader in campus conversations relating to scholarly sharing. Promote engagement with and leadership contributions to national conversations relating to scholarly sharing.

·         Think creatively and critically about the affordances and challenges of existing and emerging technologies relevant to scholarly sharing and advocate for appropriate application to OSUL services.

·         Support and advance the Libraries' programs in copyright and publishing services. Elevate the existing cohesive team environment among the leaders and staff within the Libraries’ scholarly sharing programs.

·         Build and maintain a research program and service profile related to publishing, copyrights, and/or scholarly communication. Present and publish in appropriate venues in order to raise own and Libraries’ profile.

 

Required Qualifications: 

·         An ALA-accredited master’s degree, a master’s degree with specialization in archives, a master’s degree in museum studies or a comparable graduate degree in one of the above fields from a non-U.S. university, reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

·         Strong expertise in many facets of professional practice relating to copyright, publishing, and repository models and trends.

·         Minimum of three years of relevant professional experience including progressively responsible leadership experience resulting in outstanding leadership capabilities.

·         A track record of building effective partnerships and sustaining relationships.

·         Ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative and complex environment.

·         Experience with new and emerging technologies that support digital scholarship and scholarly communication.

·         Commitment to librarianship, scholarship, and service, which are required criteria to meet University and University Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. https://library.osu.edu/document-registry/docs/356/stream

Desired Qualifications:

·         Record of successful mentorship, coaching, and leadership development.

·         Evidence of scholarly contribution and engagement with organizations or multi-institutional initiatives in the arena of scholarly sharing.

·         Knowledge of academic and research library publishing processes.

·         Track record of engagement in Open Access initiatives in research institutions.

Discover Ohio State:

For 147 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The University's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

University Libraries supports the research, teaching and learning needs of students and scholars, Buckeyes and beyond. We offer services and educational resources that open minds and advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge.  Our libraries provide access to deep research collections, an extensive offering of online resources available anytime anywhere, and special collections of exceptional quality and distinction. Our facilities offer work spaces designed to enable a variety of learning styles and research methods. We strive to provide convenient, ubiquitous resources and services – in your home, in your office, inside one of our welcoming facilities, or wherever your scholarly pursuits lead you.  Librarians familiar with the subject areas and experts in associated research techniques are available for consultation. Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu.

Appointment:

This position is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment.  For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member, the candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.

Benefits:

All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days of vacation, 15 days sick leave, 10 holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary.  State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see: 

https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview

Join Us!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, 2017. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary history and requirements to Kristin Gall at gall.108@osu.edu. Please include the title of the position for which you are posting in the subject field.

Contact Information:  Kristin Gall, Human Resources Associate, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5794.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Discussion Digital Curation Librarian, Wake Forest University (apply by Oct 30)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:09 am

Digital Curation Librarian

https://wake-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&...

Job Description
The Z. Smith Reynolds Library seeks a creative, forward-thinking librarian to support our expanding digital curation services and metadata strategy. This position is based in the Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication team, which provides services for digital scholarship, scholarly communication, and digital collections, including project management, data management, rights management, digitization, creation of descriptive metadata, preservation, and discovery support. This position reports to the team director. The successful candidate will collaborate with campus faculty and library colleagues to ensure long-term preservation and accessibility of digital assets, projects, and datasets collected and created by the library, and to support metadata strategies associated with digital scholarship and special collections. The person in this position will engage in national and/or international initiatives and insure that best practice is followed for curation of digital materials.
Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate management of digital repositories, working across teams, including Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication, Special Collections & Archives, Technology, and Resource Services, to ensure the sustainability of projects and content
  • Create and maintain policies and procedures guiding digital preservation practices, including establishing authenticity and integrity workflows for born digital and digitized content
  • In collaboration with the Digital Collections Librarian, create guidelines and procedures for metadata creation, transformation, remediation, and enhancement
  • Perform metadata audits of existing digital assets to ensure compliance with standards
  • Maintain awareness of trends in metadata and resource discovery
  • Participates in team and library-wide activities; serves on Library, Librarians’ Assembly, and University committees; represents the library in relevant regional, state, and national organizations
  • Participates in local, regional, or national professional organizations; enriches professional expertise by attending conferences and professional development opportunities, delivering presentations at professional meetings, publishing in professional publications, and serving on professional committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or a master’s degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of best practices for current digital library standards for digital curation and of born digital and digitized content
  • Knowledge of current trends in data stewardship and data management plans
  • Experience with preservation workflows for born digital and digitized content
  • Experience with metadata standards and protocols (such as Dublin Core, Open Archives Initiative-Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH), METS, MODS, PREMIS)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, effectively identify and leverage resources, as well as meet deadlines and budgets
  • Aptitude for complex, analytical work with an attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong service orientation

Desired Qualifications:

  • One to three years of experience with digital preservation or metadata creation in an academic library setting
  • Experience with developing, using, and preserving research data collections
  • Familiarity with GIS and data visualization tools
  • Demonstrated skills with scripting languages and/or tools for data manipulation (e.g. OpenRefine, Python, XSLT, etc.)

Salary and Rank: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is appointed to a Library Faculty rank as established by Wake Forest University. We anticipate appointing this position at the assistant librarian rank.

Review of applications begins October 30, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Interested applicants should go to https://wakejobs.silkroad.com/WFU/Employment_Listings.html and submit cover letter, resume and references within the online system.

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library, with a collection of over 1.9 million volumes, materials expenditures of over $5 million, and an operating budget of over $13 million, serves over 4,900 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate and professional students. Wake Forest is a private university where academic excellence is consistently recognized through rankings in the top tier of the country’s finest liberal arts institutions. Wake Forest offers a rare combination – the academic and technological resources, facilities and Division I athletic programs associated with a large university with the compact campus, small classes and individual attention only a smaller school can provide. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by its motto Pro Humanitate. The University is beautifully located between the western mountains and east coast beaches of North Carolina.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment. 

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusion and seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University.

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Discussion Science Librarian and Assessment Coordinator, United States Naval Academy (apply by Nov 1)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:05 am

We're hiring!

We're hiring! The United States Naval Academy invites applications for an exciting position as Science Librarian and Assessment Coordinator. 

Located on the beautiful Severn River in historic Annapolis, the Naval Academy is a Middle States accredited, top tier liberal arts college and service academy with a diverse student body and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research.  As a member of the Research & Instruction Department, this librarian will provide research assistance, teach information literacy and serve as subject specialist for faculty and midshipmen in Physics, Chemistry, and OceanographyThe librarian in this position will have an essential role in designing and fostering assessment initiatives that align with the priorities of the library and institution.  This is a 12 month faculty position with a 3 year renewable appointment, highly competitive salary, and full federal benefits.   The position is slated to begin in early 2018.  Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled. 

For more information about the position and how to apply, see:  https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/researchinstructlib-science17-18.php 

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Discussion Project Archivist, Harvard University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:04 am

Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Project Archivist 

Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Project Archivist 

Reporting to the Head of the Manuscript Section, the Project Archivist joins the library’s archives processing program, and works as part of a team of archivists responsible for arranging and describing at a baseline level the archives, manuscripts, prints, and other materials collected by the Houghton Library. The Project Archivist will develop and execute a plan for gaining basic physical and intellectual control of all dance related material within the Harvard Theatre Collection. The Project Archivist will process more fully the collections of Edwin Binney and George Chaffee. The Project Archivist collaborates in a collegial fashion with other members of the Manuscript Section, the Department of Technical Services, and other departments to assist in the timely and effective description of Houghton Library materials.

Please find the complete position description attached.

To learn more or apply for this role, please visit:

http://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs

After selecting Administrative/Staff Jobs (either internal or external), click ‘search openings’ and then enter either ‘43835BR’ (Project Archivist) in the Auto Req ID Field.  

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