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Discussion Head of Access Services/ Systems, Earl S. Richardson Library. Morgan State University

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 01:20 pm

Head of Access Services/ Systems

Earl S. Richardson Library. Morgan State University

Job #FY17 2017 - 405

APPLY TO:

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

Head of Access Services/ Systems

Earl S. Richardson Library. Morgan State University

Job #FY17 2017 - 405

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:
Managing the day to day operations of the Access Services and Systems Department; supervising, training and evaluating staff; leading the development, recommendation and administration of circulation policies, procedures and processes; assisting library staff and library IT unit and performing other duties as assigned.

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • a Masters of Library Sciences (MLS) degree from an ALA accredited university
  • At least 2 years of related experience including at least 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of library circulation/ access services methods
  •  Knowledge of bibliographic sources and demonstrated ability to maintain records and activity reports

APPLY TO:

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

 

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Discussion Research Librarian at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 01:09 pm

Research Librarian at the Schlesinger Library,

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

APPLY TO: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?SID=^2sONZdQcrXDzor9_slp_rhc_lrWduEWdJg6k0JgH9EFQgLJjunmDr3Q2X%2f6fzVBycvbFGtR0&jobId=1264994&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5341&JobSiteInfo=1264994_5341&GQId=0

Research Librarian at the Schlesinger Library,

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

APPLY TO: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?SID=^2sONZdQcrXDzor9_slp_rhc_lrWduEWdJg6k0JgH9EFQgLJjunmDr3Q2X%2f6fzVBycvbFGtR0&jobId=1264994&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5341&JobSiteInfo=1264994_5341&GQId=0

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Fellowship Program annually supports the work of 50 leading artists and scholars. Academic Ventures fosters collaborative research projects and sponsors lectures and conferences that engage scholars with the public. The Schlesinger Library documents the lives of American women of the past and present for the future, furthering the Institute’s commitment to women, gender, and society.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Head of Research Services, the Research Librarian provides a full range of reference and research assistance and consultation to scholars from across the globe and to Harvard University students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public. Additionally, the incumbent will create and conduct library instruction sessions, support and promote the use of the Schlesinger’s collections in University-wide teaching and learning initiatives. This position is intended for a dynamic and team-orientated Research Librarian who will play a vital role in support of the Library’s research, teaching, and learning initiatives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited graduate program or equivalent education and experience.
  • Three or more years of professional reference or research services experience in a special collections or archives with significant responsibilities for instruction and education.
  • Knowledge of best practices and current methods in special collections pedagogy and reference services.
  • Capacity to thrive as a highly collaborative team member in a future-focused environment.
  • Strong public service orientation.
  • Experience in the effective use of research tools (scholarly resources, citation management tools, etc.)

APPLY TO: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?SID=^2sONZdQcrXDzor9_slp_rhc_lrWduEWdJg6k0JgH9EFQgLJjunmDr3Q2X%2f6fzVBycvbFGtR0&jobId=1264994&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5341&JobSiteInfo=1264994_5341&GQId=0

 

 

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Discussion Student Success and OER Librarian, John Tyler Community College ( Apply by Feb. 21)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 12:11 pm

 Student Success and OER Librarian

 John Tyler Community College; Chester, VA

DEADLINE: FEB. 21

APPLY TO: http://www.jtcc.edu/about/employment-opportunities/8111

 Student Success and OER Librarian

 John Tyler Community College; Chester, VA

DEADLINE: FEB. 21

APPLY TO: http://www.jtcc.edu/about/employment-opportunities/8111

John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Student Success and OER Librarian will provide quality library instruction and access to informational resources. The librarian will develop library programs and activities to support learning and engagement and work closely with faculty to identify appropriate OER resources. The person will teach in-person groups as well as serve as an embedded librarian in online courses, as appropriate. The individual will answer questions and emails from students, faculty and other library users, and may develop specialized online tutorials or specialized research guides (LibGuides). Additionally, the librarian will assist in the selection and de-selection of library materials, assist in the supervision of student workers, and serve the library, institution and profession through participation in meetings, committee work and other scholarly activities.

This librarian is expected to keep abreast of information and trends in library and related technology fields and be innovative in recommending new ideas to connect students and faculty with information. The librarian must be comfortable with change and with working in a rapidly changing technological environment. This position will primarily serve the Chester Campus but will have responsibilities to serve all instructional sites.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited program.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in an academic library. 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience with library instruction including designing, teaching and assessing. Minimum of two years’ experience in a reference position in a library. 
  • Familiarity with open educational resources, copyright, and knowledge of Creative Commons licensing. Strong organizational habits and skills. 
  • Experience with web-based technologies and creating online learning objects.

APPLY: http://www.jtcc.edu/about/employment-opportunities/8111

 

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Discussion Librarian Assistant Professor, The Calder Library at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:40 am

 Librarian Assistant Professor

The Calder Library at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Reference #: P00003376

***NOTE***

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE – PLEASE EMAIL:

Kimberly A. Loper, MLIS, AHIP

Deputy Director

Louis Calder Memorial Library

Department of Health Informatics

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Email: kloper@med.miami.edu

 

APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST, CURRICULUM VITAE, AND NAMES OF 3 PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES.

 

 Librarian Assistant Professor

The Calder Library at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Reference #: P00003376

***NOTE***

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE – PLEASE EMAIL:

Kimberly A. Loper, MLIS, AHIP

Deputy Director

Louis Calder Memorial Library

Department of Health Informatics

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Email: kloper@med.miami.edu

 

APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST, CURRICULUM VITAE, AND NAMES OF 3 PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Calder Library at the Miller School of Medicine is seeking a full time Librarian Assistant Professor to provide focused and professional research and reference service to medical school students, residents, faculty, and staff; coordinate Bibliographic Search Requests; manage and further develop Calder’s Systematic Reviews service; , conduct Literature Reviews, Systematic Reviews, and meta-analyses for patrons; train library patrons on use of electronic resources and citation management databases such as PubMed, Embase, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, Scopus, and other relevant medical databases; provide research assistance and reference services to faculty and other medical campus library patrons; consult with graduate students and faculty on individual or group research projects; serve as Library Liaison with departments on campus; provide assistance for compliance with the NIH Public Access mandate; work regularly scheduled hours at the University of Miami (UMH) Library branch; participate in the Personal Librarian Program (PLP) for medical students; plan instruction in collaboration with medical school faculty; teach seminars/classes for students, residents, faculty, and staff on the use of medical, nursing, and health sciences related services and resources; collaborate with faculty and library staff to plan, deliver, and assess library and instructional technology services; provide evidence-based practice and information literacy instruction.

The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive knowledge of medical, health sciences, and statistical resources to support doctoral student and faculty research projects; demonstrate experience teaching and using these resources; and have experience using web technologies for instruction.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent library degree.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an academic health sciences library.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Systematic Reviews.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
  •  Ability to work productively with colleagues in a team-focused environment as well as independently.
  • Strong social, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience.
  •  Technology troubleshooting; working knowledge of Blackboard or other course management systems, MS Office, and presentation software.
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Discussion Research and Education Informationist/Librarian (2 positions available), Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Library, Charleston South Carolina

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:32 am

Research and Education Informationist/ Librarian ( two positions) 

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Library, Charleston South Carolina

**Note**

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply to BOTH positions online at:
http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/498397/univ-resources-a...

Research and Education Informationist/ Librarian ( two positions) 

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Library, Charleston South Carolina

**Note**

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply to BOTH positions online at:
http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/498397/univ-resources-a...

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The MUSC Libraries seeks an energetic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Research and Education Informationist. The Research and Education Informationist will provide research and knowledge management services to teaching, clinical, and research faculty and health professions students. This position reports to the Associate Director of Libraries and will work in a flexible, team-oriented, highly collaborative environment. A broad scope of work and activities are within this position, including expert search services, teaching and education, research consultations, and community engagement to MUSC students, faculty, and staff in the health sciences.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library Science
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in scientific discipline preferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in evidence based teaching and practice
  • Experience working with and knowledge of clinical and biomedical research resources.
  • Experience using one or more bibliographic formatting programs, e.g. RefWorks and EndNote.
  • Experience teaching adults using emerging technologies and instructional methods
  • Experience providing reference services and group instruction, preferably in a health sciences library setting.
  • Experience in a setting where traditional, place-centered services and electronic information access services are integrated
  • Experience in leading committees, and in project design and implementation
  • Demonstrated experience and facility implementing and maintaining technology in providing library services
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and providing both in person and virtual education sessions

APPLY: http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/498397/univ-resources-a...

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Discussion Resource Sharing Librarian, UMass Amherst Libraries (Apply by March 31, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:25 am

Resource Sharing Librarian, UMass Amherst Libraries

DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

APPLY TO:  http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=81343 

Resource Sharing Librarian, UMass Amherst Libraries

DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

APPLY TO:  http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=81343 

As key partners in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the UMass Amherst Libraries are recognized internationally as leaders in such areas as Open Education Resources, Scholarly Communications, and the development of innovative student spaces, including a variety of Learning Commons and the first large-scale 3D printing center in a university library anywhere. The main library building, the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, is the tallest academic library structure in the world, named for the Massachusetts native, founder of the NAACP, and life-long scholar on the subject of social change, and home to the Du Bois Papers, a 100,000+ item collection. Supporting freedom of inquiry, the Libraries foster a diverse and inclusive environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the critical skills necessary for lifelong learning.

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450 acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The UMass Amherst Libraries seek an innovative, service-oriented, well-organized librarian as Resource Sharing Librarian (I or II). Taking a leadership role as the coordinator for the Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Department (ILL/DD) Unit, the successful candidate will lead efforts to ensure an efficient, responsive interlibrary loan and document delivery service, supervising a team of para-professional staff and students, administering the day-to-day activities of a fast-paced department, and designing workflows to ensure materials are obtained and delivered expeditiously. This position will work closely with other library units to ensure there is a coordinated approach to services.
Reporting to the Head, Access Services the Resource Sharing Librarian participates as a member of library-wide groups, task forces, and project teams as appropriate. The incumbent is expected to work comfortably and with a high degree of expertise in a shared decision making environment. As the leader of the ILL/DD Unit, the incumbent will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk-taking is encouraged.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in library science, or equivalent degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its appropriate equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of successful supervisory, management and leadership experience, along with the ability to articulate vision, set direction, and accomplish initiatives in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies and their use in interlibrary loan, document delivery and distance education.
  • Familiarity with copyright and fair-use practices in an academic environment.
  • Understanding of information and bibliographic systems and their application to access and user services.
  • Experience dealing with a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment while fostering and managing ambiguity, change and innovation.
  • Strong commitment to excellence in library service and the ability to interact effectively and work collaboratively with a variety of colleagues and clients.
  • High level of written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly in presentations.
  • Commitment to working creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Libraries and the campus.
  • Understands responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with university policy.
  • Understands and contributes to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.
  • Uses access to sensitive and/or not-yet-public university-related information only in the performance of the responsibilities of position and exercises care to prevent unnecessary disclosures to others.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, written, and oral communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of professional or appropriate equivalent paraprofessional ILL/DD experience in an academic, research or specialized library.
  • Experience using web-based inter-library loan forms and statistical software.
  • Substantial reference experience and working knowledge of two modern European languages highly desired.

APPLY TO:  http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=81343 

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Discussion Director of Collections and Resource Management, Stony Brook University (Apply by March 12, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:16 am

Director of Collections and Resource Management

Stony Brook University 

REF#: F-9723-16-12

DEADLINE:  03/12/2017

APPLY: http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/987ddc6b836068648525659c0072eafa/1e21e8d52ec89588852580840067ba43?OpenDocument

Director of Collections and Resource Management

Stony Brook University 

REF#: F-9723-16-12

DEADLINE:  03/12/2017

APPLY: http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/987ddc6b836068648525659c0072eafa/1e21e8d52ec89588852580840067ba43?OpenDocument

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

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Collections Strategy and Management, the Director of Collections and Resource Management provides leadership, guidance and expertise to the Department. The Director of Collections and Resource Management will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  •  Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish policies and procedures, and set priorities in acquisitions and cataloging, metadata, preservation, serials, electronic resources, and data gathering and statistics.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in any combination of acquisitions, cataloging, metadata production services, preservation, serials and electronic resources management and licensing.
  • Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations. 
  • Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective administrative, management, planning, financial and organizational skills. 
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations.
  • Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Supervisory and training experience. 
  • Strong presentation skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Additional advanced degree. 
  • Experience in a research university library performing collection development and management. 
  • Demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. 
  • Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph system. 
  • Demonstrated competency in collections assessment and evaluation across varied formats, collections and disciplines. 
  • Ability to lead in an atmosphere of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with library and University constituencies, including library and academic faculty. 
  • Demonstrated experience and technical expertise in working with digital repositories and collection tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of metadata standards, rules and tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of emerging ideas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trend of library technology and systems to optimize and discovery and delivery scholarly resources. 
  • Strong service orientation.

APPLY: http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/987ddc6b836068648525659c0072eafa/1e21e8d52ec89588852580840067ba43?OpenDocument

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Discussion Librarian for Catalog Management, Cataloging-Metadata Department, The University of Iowa (Apply by March 1, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:06 am

Librarian for Catalog Management, Cataloging-Metadata Department 

 The University of Iowa

DEADLINE: 3/1/2017

APPLY TO: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/70528 

Librarian for Catalog Management, Cataloging-Metadata Department 

 The University of Iowa

DEADLINE: 3/1/2017

APPLY TO: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/70528 

A major research and teaching institution, the University of Iowa offers internationally recognized programs in a diverse array of academic, medical, and artistic disciplines, from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. The University consists of a faculty of 2,700 and a permanent staff of 13,000 serving just over 32,000 students, more than 33% of whom are from out of state and close to 8,000 of whom are registered in graduate and professional degree programs. Approximately 9% of the University’s faculty and staff and 17% of its student body are members of minority groups, and 13% of the students are from foreign countries.

The University of Iowa is home to the Writers’ Workshop, the oldest graduate creative writing program in the country, and the blueprint for many of the creative writing programs that now thrive on campuses worldwide. It is also home to the International Writing Program where, since 1967, over a thousand writers from more than 120 countries have participated. The University has recently instituted a program in creative writing in Spanish. In 2008, UNESCO designated Iowa City as a world City of Literature.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The University of Iowa Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented cataloging librarian to serve in a newly created position called Librarian for Catalog Management. Under the general direction of the Head of Cataloging-Metadata, the Librarian for Catalog Management assumes the role of a “catalog wrangler” to ensure internal consistency and overall quality control of the library catalog. This position requires a deep knowledge of bibliographic data and cataloging best practices, an understanding of how the catalog impacts user experience in discovery platforms, advanced problem-solving skills, and the ability to translate the needs of non-catalogers into functional specifications.

The University of Iowa Libraries recently migrated to a third-generation library management system, creating new opportunities to merge bibliographic records across libraries within the local environment, to distribute the ability to create and update records among staff outside the department, and to adopt, contribute, and enhance records shared across the larger community. With these opportunities come new challenges to develop guiding principles, policies, and best practices in order to maintain the very high quality of bibliographic records that have been created and curated over a century of cataloging.

The Librarian for Catalog Management acts as a data custodian for the library catalog, in recognition of the catalog as a mission-critical data repository for access to and inventory control of the library’s vast holdings. Working in close cooperation with library systems staff, the individual in this position manages resources rather than personnel. The incumbent is responsible for drafting policies and standards and developing and implementing efficient workflows for maintenance of bibliographic records, holdings and item records, and portfolios for local electronic collections. Working in close cooperation with library systems staff, the individual in this position is a manager of intellectual resources rather than human resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • To qualify at the Librarian level: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science and demonstrated interest in professional development.
  • To qualify at the Specialist Librarian level: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, two or more years of professional experience, and demonstrated interest in professional development that will enhance the candidate’s value to the Libraries, the University, the profession, or the scholarly community.
  • Knowledge of RDA, LC/PCC PS, LCC, LCSH, LCGFT, LCDGT, LCMPT, and MARC21 formats, and a working knowledge of authority control and AACR2.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based setting where consultation, flexibility, collaboration and cooperation are essential.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the mission of a research university and the mission and functions of a large research library.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in serials cataloging and/or familiarity with issues related to database maintenance.
  • Experience cataloging in OCLC Connexion.
  • Experience with creating, updating, and deleting records using batch processes.
  • Experience with non-MARC metadata formats including Qualified DC and/or EAD.
  • Familiarity with BIBFRAME and linked data, and a general understanding of transition paths from MARC to BIBFRAME.
  • Familiarity with the systems and tools used in the department including one or more of the following: Alma, Primo, ArchivesSpace, MarcEdit, Cataloger’s Desktop, Classification Web, and RDA Toolkit.
  • Successful completion of NACO training.
  • Bibliographic knowledge of one or more languages in addition to English.

APPLY TO: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/70528 

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Discussion Special Collections Librarian, University of Missouri – Kansas City ( Apply by: February 27, 2017)

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:57 am

Special Collections Librarian
University of Missouri – Kansas City

DEADLINE: February 27, 2017

APPLY TO: http://www.umkc.edu/hr/career-opportunities/default.asp.  

Special Collections Librarian
University of Missouri – Kansas City

DEADLINE: February 27, 2017

APPLY TO: http://www.umkc.edu/hr/career-opportunities/default.asp.  

UMKC exemplifies the values of education first, innovation, accountability, diversity, and collaboration. UMKC holds a firm commitment to engage and lead the larger community in a variety of ways appropriate to its status as a forward-thinking cultural, intellectual and educational center. The UMKC University Libraries are in the midst of several facility upgrades that will enhance student learning with collaborative learning spaces and innovative technologies.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Comprehensive research university library at America’s creative crossroads in an affordable and vibrant city seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong commitment to public services for the position of Special Collections Librarian in the UMKC University Libraries.
The Special Collections Librarian implements major components of the UMKC University Libraries strategic plan to embed Special Collections into student and faculty success. This position has primary responsibility for:

  • Providing reference service for all types of users of LaBudde Special Collections;
  • Initiating or supplying library instruction to support the UMKC curriculum;
  • Processing incoming manuscript collections;
  • Managing the daily operation of the LaBudde Special Collections service desk, including supervision of two staff and additional student assistant positions
  • Pursuing personal professional development and contribute to the profession.
  • The position reports to the Assistant Dean of Special Collections and Archives, and will join a unit that encompasses LaBudde Special Collections, the Marr Sound Archives, the Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America, Digital Special Collections, and UMKC University Archives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ALA-accredited MLS or Master’s degree in Archives.
  • Experience working in special collections and/or archives.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival processing practices, understanding of archival standards including DACS and EAD, and awareness of national issues and trends in archives.
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively and productively with diverse constituencies in a dynamic environment.
  • Evidenced ability to work in a collegial fashion with undergraduate, professional and graduate students, faculty, researchers, alumni and community members.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based, service-oriented environment.
  • Evidence of professional initiative, mature judgment.
  • Excellent oral, written, planning, and interpersonal skills.
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track appointment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of Kansas City history
  • High density automated storage and retrieval system experience
  • Grant-writing experience
  • Exhibit curation, fabrication, and/or installation experience

APPLY TO: http://www.umkc.edu/hr/career-opportunities/default.asp

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Discussion Electronic Resources Librarian, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:51 am

Electronic Resources Librarian, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University 

Reference: #942042

APPLY TO: www.jobs.ecu.edu

Electronic Resources Librarian, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University 

Reference: #942042

APPLY TO: www.jobs.ecu.edu

Known for its leadership in distance learning and its mission to serve, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University (ECU) seeks applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will be a member of the Library's Electronic Resources Department and will report to the Head of Electronic Resources. The person in this position will work closely with others in the Electronic Resources Department and the ECU Libraries to effectively manage the Libraries' expanding electronic resource collections.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  •  Coordinate the management of the electronic resource life cycle by: administering the electronic resources management system, coordinating timely investigations and resolution of electronic resource access problems, communicating with vendors, co-administering the Library's proxy server, assisting with license agreements, and filling other electronic resource management duties as needed.
  • Participate in the administration, optimization, and integration of the Library's web-scale discovery service, link resolver, e-journal/e-book portal, database list, and other systems for the discovery and access of collections.
  • Participate in the development of short and long-term goals related to discovery and access of electronic resources.
  •  Monitor trends in access and discovery and recommend appropriate enhancements in the Library's systems and interfaces.
  •  Serve as a member of library committees and collaborate with other ECU libraries.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree or international equivalent in library or information science granted by start date.
  • Knowledge of practices used by libraries for the discovery of electronic resources.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  •  Effective problem solving skills.
  • Aptitude for learning new technology.
  • Aptitude for detail-oriented work.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a complex, diverse, and dynamic work environment.
  •  Ability to balance priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to provide outstanding service to library user communities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Academic library experience.
  • Experience or coursework involving the management of electronic resources in libraries.
  • Knowledge of current models, practices, and tools used by academic libraries for the acquisition of electronic resources.
  • Knowledge of tools used in electronic resource management.
  • Knowledge of metadata standards related to the access and discovery of electronic resources.
  •  Demonstrated analytical skills with an ability to utilize data-informed decision making processes.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Demonstrated interest in scholarly communications initiatives.

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