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Discussion Librarian I/II, San Jose Public Library - Spring '17 grads encouraged

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:41 am

 

Job Title: Librarian I/II Job ID: 1700181
Salary Min: $64,188.80 Salary Max: $83,532.80
Full/Part Time: Full-Time and Part-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
Open Date: 2/15/2017 Close Date: 2/27/2017

Positions & Duties

 

Job Title: Librarian I/II Job ID: 1700181
Salary Min: $64,188.80 Salary Max: $83,532.80
Full/Part Time: Full-Time and Part-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
Open Date: 2/15/2017 Close Date: 2/27/2017

Positions & Duties

It is an exciting time in San Jose! Under the leadership of Library Journal’s 2017 Librarian of the Year, Jill Bourne, we have implemented numerous initiatives opportunities to regain library access; creation of TeenHQ, the King Library’s teen center and maker space; launch of the Maker(Space)Ship, a mobile maker space; and SJPL works, a space for small business and workforce development. Now is your opportunity to work for one of the most innovative library systems in the nation.

We are seeking new Librarians to join our team and change the lives of those we serve! We are currently looking to fill full time and part time openings. The ideal candidate for these positions will understand, support, practice and promote the San José Way of library innovation and the Mission, Vision, & Values statements of the City of San José and the San José Public Library; demonstrate leadership and a commitment to active customer service; have knowledge of current library technology and trends; have experience working with a diverse community and staff; and enjoy working in a fast paced, innovative team environment.

Our librarians are community leaders, using their professional skills in finding ways to keep the library in the forefront of providing the information, lifelong learning, and recreational diversions people need to lead better lives. The job description enumerates the range of duties expected, but above all we are looking for flexible, service oriented, friendly, and smart librarians, proud of their profession and wanting to make a difference in their community.

Librarians are responsible for performing a variety of professional librarian duties. This may include: providing direct assistance to library customers in the location of information and library materials; serving as a resource for children, young adults, adults, and library staff; conducting library tours, giving book talks, and planning, promoting, or presenting other programs; presenting story times and other early literacy programs; working with community groups to promote understanding, use, and support of library service activities; analyzing, interpreting and answering reference questions, and providing reader's advisory information; supervising, leading, or training the work of clerical and technical staff as assigned; assuming responsibility for a facility or a section as assigned; selecting and managing collections; cataloging; service and program support for teens; small business and workforce development programming; and web development and design. These positions will include evenings and weekend shifts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

We encourage Spring 2017 Master Degree in Library Science Candidates to Apply.

1. Education: A Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university.
Degree must be received by hire date; transcripts may be requested.

2. Experience: Librarian I None; Librarian II Minimum one year (2,080 hours) of professional library experience.

How to Apply
To view the full announcement for this exciting opportunity and apply online with the City of San José, please visit the City of San José’s employment page at www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers.

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Discussion User Experience Manager, Northern Michigan University (apply by March 10)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 05:44 pm

We have an opening for a User Experience Manager here at Northern Michigan
University.

We have an opening for a User Experience Manager here at Northern Michigan
University.

POSITION DUTIES:
Coordinate efforts to improve library services, space, and digital presence
through usability and user experience research and design methods. Keep
library colleagues abreast of library user needs, preferences and trends,
including trends related to user-centered design. Contribute to online
content, including user guides. Collaborate with others to coordinate and
communicate library initiatives aimed at enriching scholarship, creativity,
diversity, and community. Responsible for organizing and supervising the
operations and staff who provide outreach, circulation, interlibrary
loan/document delivery, and reserves services in Olson Library. Oversee the
library's physical space, including stacks and storage, to ensure that the
Olson Library is welcoming, user-friendly, and enhancing interdisciplinary
scholarship and creativity. Provide copyright guidance related to
circulation, interlibrary loan/document delivery, and reserves. Oversee the
scheduling of public spaces in the Learning Resources Center.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Three years of supervisory experience.
One year experience in library public services or access services.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES OR ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:
Demonstrated ability to work with confidential information.
Experience with a variety of user experience research and design methods.
Familiarity with trends related to user-centered design and usability in
libraries.
Experience working with content management systems and creating web-based
materials.
Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to adapt to a complex, rapidly
changing academic environment.
Demonstrated skills in planning and managing complex, interrelated
activities.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while coordinating multiple tasks.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in library science or other relevant discipline.
Project coordination experience.
Demonstrated experience in addressing ADA compliance in education or
libraries.
Familiarity with U.S. copyright law and associated best practices regarding
media and reserves.
Experience working in an academic library.

CLOSING DATE:
03-10-2017

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:
Northern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer and complies
with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in
employment or the provisions of services. NMU provides, upon request,
reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to
afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in
all programs and activities. Persons having inquiries regarding
discrimination/complaints may contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (906)
227-2420.
Additional information and application procedures are at
https://employme.nmu.edu.

Thank you for your assistance.

Mary P. (Mollie) Freier
Professor and Head of Public Services
Lydia M. Olson Library
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
906-227-1061

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Discussion Public Services Librarian – Collections and Assessment, Sacramento City College Library (apply by March 23)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 05:40 pm

The Sacramento City College Library is hiring for a tenure-track position, Public Services Librarian – Collections and Assessment.

The position begins on or around August 17, 2017.

The Sacramento City College Library is hiring for a tenure-track position, Public Services Librarian – Collections and Assessment.

The position begins on or around August 17, 2017.

From the posting:
Under the supervision of the Dean of Learning Resources, and in collaboration with the other librarians, the Public Services Librarian’s duties include, but are not limited to:
• Providing reference and information services to students and staff.
• Providing library instruction in a variety of settings.
• Maintaining up-to-date instruction materials for library resources, including print and online publications and services.
• Utilizing current and emerging technology in reference and instruction duties.
• Selecting materials across all subject areas and formats.
• Developing quantitative and qualitative methods for determining the effectiveness and value of collection development activities across all formats in terms of how well they meet students’ needs.
• Supporting effective decision-making concerning acquisition, renewal, retention, and location of collections by analyzing collections data, presenting findings, and making recommendations.
• Applying strong analytical skills in support of library-wide collection management efforts.
• Assisting in the negotiation and licensing of online resources and in collaborative collection building.
• Working collaboratively with others throughout the Library and District to support collections¬-related activities.
• Monitoring trends in resource sharing, electronic resources, collection assessment, and collection management, and collaborating in the application of best practices to library processes.

Closes March 23.
For the complete job description and to apply, visit https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/3751

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Discussion Reference Instruction Librarian, Bennett College

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 09:24 am

Reference Instruction Librarian 

JOB CODE: 17-0201BJW

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit a complete applicant packet, which
includes the following documents:

Reference Instruction Librarian 

JOB CODE: 17-0201BJW

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit a complete applicant packet, which
includes the following documents:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • application for employment (found at www.bennett.edu)
  •  reference Job Code 17-0201BJW
  • three (3) recent letters of recommendation (all letters must be signedand dated within one (1) year)
  • unofficial transcripts from every college and university attended
  • official transcripts are required if an offer of employment is accepted

ONLY COMPLETE APPLICANT PACKETS WILL BE ACCEPTED
Applicant packets must be received ONLY by email at:

  • hr@bennett.edu
  • Resumes received without the job code will not be considered.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The successful candidate will provide oversight of the reference and
instructional services-related functions of the library, including planning,
development, implementation, management, and assessment of the
library’s synchronous and asynchronous reference services; course-related,
course-integrated, and co-curricular information literacy workshops;
faculty/staff in-service offerings; and development of related print and
electronic resources. Assist in the planning, implementation and
assessment of library programs, policies and procedures.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program.
• Reference and/or teaching experience in a college, university, or
• community college library.
• Experience with research, design, and implementation of library technology initiatives such as online learning resources, Web 2.0 applications, wikis, blogs, and related technologies.
• Experience with Google Apps, including Sites, Docs/Drive, Forms, and Picasa.
• Experience with Techsmith Camtasia Studio, Techsmith Snagit, and
    Scirra Construct 2.
• Experience with student response systems such as eInstruction CPS.
• Experience with OCLC WMS.
• Strong interest in user interface and user experience

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Discussion Associate Director of Library Development (At Will Appointment), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Apply by March 10, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 02:22 pm

Associate Director of Library Development (At Will Appointment)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

DEADLINE: March 10, 2017

APPLY TO:  http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/114379 

Associate Director of Library Development (At Will Appointment)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

DEADLINE: March 10, 2017

APPLY TO:  http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/114379 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and law. The UNC Health Sciences Library is part of the University Libraries and is a recognized leader within the Association of Academic Health Science Libraries. University Library collections include over 7.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The University Libraries are committed to increasing the diversity of its staff, and therefore welcomes applications from candidates who bring additional dimensions to our mission and work. The University Libraries invest proudly in our employees, strive to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourage vision and innovation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a motivated, energetic, innovative, collaborative, and knowledgeable individual for the position of Associate Director of Library Development. The individual in this position will develop and execute long- and short-term strategies to secure major gifts ($25,000 and up) in support of the academic mission and priorities of the University Libraries. This position will manage a portfolio of prospects and donors for the entire University Libraries, including the Davis Library, Wilson Special Collections Library, House Undergraduate Library, Health Sciences Library, Sloane Art Library, Kenan Science Library, School of Information and Library Science Library, the Stone Center Library, and the Music Library.

Under the direction of the Director of Library Development, the Associate Director will identify and manage a group of about 100 prospects for major gifts. This will include local and national travel for qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The Associate Director will arrange appropriate opportunities for key library administrators to meet with potential donors and will arrange for other’s participation as appropriate. This will include meetings with individuals in their local communities and regional events to bring attention to Library needs, collections, and programs. The Associate Director will work closely with the Director of Library Development to plan and execute the University Library’s campaign, which will run through 2022 with a tentative goal set between $40 million and $50 million. The Associate Director may be responsible for the implementation and management of special campaigns such as reunion class gifts, endowments for specific areas, or other special projects within the Library. The work will include writing proposals and/or preparing materials for use in specific solicitations.

In conjunction with the Director of Library Development, the Associate Director will participate in other related development activities designed to enhance a successful fund-raising program and will carry out other such responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director. The work environment of the University Libraries encourages collaboration with professionals throughout the organization and the Associate Director will have the opportunity to work closely with librarians who are experts in a variety of subject areas including geographic area studies, humanities, the arts, and the sciences. There is a strong atmosphere of support for all development activities, including willing and creative participation in special events, donor education, proposal development, grant-writing and stewardship.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
Bachelor’s degree. Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of major gift identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Basic understanding of planned giving methods. Demonstrated success in professional fund-raising and development; knowledge and understanding of the nature and purpose of public higher education; demonstrated experience in making, and eagerness to make, discovery calls to engage new prospects; demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks; exceptional written and oral communication skills (writing samples or test may be requested as part of the interview process); demonstrated experience working with and managing volunteers and boards. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and enthusiastically in a research university setting. Must be willing and able to travel locally or nationally seven to nine days per month, and occasionally to work evenings and weekends.

Preferred:
Knowledge of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina. Experience collaborating with, motivating, and/or mentoring colleagues to meet or exceed fundraising goals. Experience working in a metrics-driven fundraising setting. Experience utilizing events to engage prospects and donors. Experience working collaboratively as part of a small team or department. Interest in continuing education to stay knowledgeable about trends in library fundraising and higher education fundraising.

APPLY TO:  http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/114379 

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Discussion Assistant Program Director & Research Services Coordinator Reference & Research Advisory Services Program, University of California San Diego Library (Apply by March 6, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 02:17 pm

Assistant Program Director & Research Services Coordinator

 Reference & Research Advisory Services Program

The University of California San Diego Library

DEADLINE: March 6, 2017

APPLY TO: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01342

Assistant Program Director & Research Services Coordinator

 Reference & Research Advisory Services Program

The University of California San Diego Library

DEADLINE: March 6, 2017

APPLY TO: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01342

The University of California San Diego Library is seeking an innovative, collaborative, and flexible professional to join the Library as Assistant Program Director and Research Services Coordinator for the Reference & Research Advisory Services Program. The Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Professional degree from a library school, or an advanced degree or equivalent experience in library science, information science, or information management
• Experience supervising or coordinating library staff
• Experience initiating, developing, or implementing new services
• Strong understanding of current and emerging research lifecycle practices
• Familiarity with emerging technologies and tools related to data, GIS, digital scholarship, and research services
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects involving many stakeholders
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills
• Strong commitment to excellence in service, and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and users from diverse backgrounds
• Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education

APPLY TO: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01342

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Discussion Assistant Program Director and Health Sciences Librarian, University of California San Diego Library ( Apply by March 6, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 02:11 pm

Assistant Program Director and Health Sciences Librarian

University of California San Diego Library

DEADLINE: March 6, 2017

APPLY TO: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01343

Assistant Program Director and Health Sciences Librarian

University of California San Diego Library

DEADLINE: March 6, 2017

APPLY TO: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01343

 The Librarian for Health Sciences provides outreach, collection development, instruction, and research services for health sciences subjects, and serves as liaison to the Department of Neuroscience in the School of Medicine and the Neurosciences Graduate Program.  The Neurosciences Graduate program is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, and fourth by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. This position will collaborate with the Collection Coordinator for Biology, Health and Marine Sciences and other health sciences selectors in collection development activities and be responsible for a portion of an annual health sciences collections budget of approximately $100,000.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, collaborative, flexible and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as Assistant Program Director of the Academic Liaison Program and Health Sciences Librarian (Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian). The University of California San Diego Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Professional degree from a library school, or other advanced degree and equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library services.
• Experience working in a supervisory or management position.
• Demonstrated understanding of library leadership and management principles as they apply to academic or research environments.
• Strong understanding of and commitment to the importance of subject liaison services in an academic or research library.
• Knowledge of health sciences, neurosciences or biological sciences as academic disciplines.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
• Ability to plan, document, and complete projects.
• Strong commitment to excellence in service and ability to work both independently and collaboratively with faculty, students, staff and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
• Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Supervisory experience in an academic or research library.
• Demonstrated understanding of library service assessment methods.
• Undergraduate degree in Biology, Health Sciences or Neuroscience.
• Experience in the development and implementation of liaison services.
• Experience in collection development, reference, or instruction in an academic or research library.

APPLY TO: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01343

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Discussion Information Literacy Librarian, Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 01:40 pm

Information Literacy Librarian

Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University 

Job #FY17 2016-C407

APPLY TO: 

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

Information Literacy Librarian

Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University 

Job #FY17 2016-C407

APPLY TO: 

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

Morgan State University is the premier public urban research university in Maryland, known for its excellence in teaching, intensive research, effective public service and community engagement. Morgan prepares diverse and competitive graduates for success in a global, interdependent society.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Earl S. Richardson Library is recruiting for an Information Literacy Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of one of the Nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

Duties: Providing library instruction in the information literacy program; delivering general and specific reference, information, research assistance, and services to individuals and groups within the Morgan State University community; developing information literacy tutorials; assisting in the development and documentation of library policies and procedures; collecting and assembling statistics in cogent reports and developing assessment tools; providing collection development assistance and creating reports supporting federal materials ordered and received and other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• a Masters of Library Science (MLS) degree in Library/ Information Science or a closely related field from an ALA accredited institution.
• Must have reference and/or teaching experience in an academic or library setting
• Demonstrated familiarity with current library technologies
• Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing)
• Ability to organize multiple priorities
• Demonstrated commitment to professional development and the ability to establish positive relationships with students, faculty and staff

APPLY TO:

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

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Discussion Reference/ Government Documents Librarian, Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 01:34 pm

Reference/ Government Documents Librarian

Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University 

Job #FY17 2016-399

APPLY TO:

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

Reference/ Government Documents Librarian

Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University 

Job #FY17 2016-399

APPLY TO:

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

Morgan State University is the premier public urban research university in Maryland, known for its excellence in teaching, intensive research, effective public service and community engagement. Morgan prepares diverse and competitive graduates for success in a global, interdependent society.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Earl S. Richardson Library is currently recruiting for a Reference/ Government Documents Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of Morgan State University, the largest Historically Black University in Maryland.

Duties: Providing general and specific reference/information services;providing supervision and services in the library's Government documents department; serving as a liaison to one or more academic disciplines; assisting in the development and implementation of library digital projects related to the provision of information/ reference services and instruction; writing and submitting reports; assisting the IT department with the development of an infrastructure for the dissemination of new library technologies; providing monthly workshops and "Emerging Library Technology Talks" for patrons and staff and performing other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• a Masters of Library Science (MLS) degree in Library/ Information Science or a closely related field from an ALA accredited institution.
• Proven instruction and digital track record
• Ability to understand and apply departmental policies and procedures
• Ability to supervise staff and student workers

APPLY TO:

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

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Discussion Instructional/Digital Initiatives Librarian, Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 01:27 pm

Instructional/Digital Initiatives Librarian 

Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University 

Job #FY16 2016-364

APPLY TO:

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

Instructional/Digital Initiatives Librarian 

Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University 

Job #FY16 2016-364

APPLY TO:

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

Morgan State University is the premier public urban research university in Maryland, known for its excellence in teaching, intensive research, effective public service and community engagement. Morgan prepares diverse and competitive graduates for success in a global, interdependent society.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Earl S. Richardson Library is currently recruiting for an Instructional & Digital Initiatives Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of Morgan State University, the largest Historically Black University in Maryland.

Duties: Providing general instruction and leading the library team in implementing digital projects; creating, implementing and interweaving innovative digital applications; implementing and troubleshooting EBSCO's and EDS discovery layer tools; managing referenced statistics and providing monthly reports; surveying blogs, key online sites and technical journals; developing infrastructure for the dissemination of new library technologies; assisting library patrons with reference queries; providing monthly "emerging technologies talks" for patrons and library staff and performing other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • a Masters of Library Science (MLS) degree in Library/ Information Science or a closely related field from an ALA accredited institution. 
  • Proven instruction and digital track record
  • Ability to understand and apply departmental policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively

APPLY TO:

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e...

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