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Discussion Library Regional Manager - Community Engagement, Fort Lauderdale, FL (apply by Sept 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:43 am

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/broward/jobs/1857315/library-regi...

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES

Broward County, Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Library Regional Manager - Community Engagement in the Libraries Division.  This position may be assigned to any location within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.  The ideal candidate for this position will work in partnership with the Leadership Team to fulfill the Library's Strategic Plan by providing direction, oversight, and management and innovation efforts for essential Library programs and services.

The ideal candidate must also be able to demonstrate vision, strategic thinking, collaboration and inclusive leadership skills; have the ability to be flexible, adaptable, and creative; have the willingness to embrace and drive effective change initiatives; to be intellectually engaging with strong interpersonal, communication, and advocacy skills; to be able to influence others, negotiate successful resolutions, and engage in effective problem solving; be able to recognize and set priorities, and to use initiative and independent management decision-making; be able to organize, direct, motivate and evaluate public service management and oversee same for public service employees; and have the ability to mentor others and foster a team environment.

The purpose of this position is to manage division-wide operations of the Community Engagement section. The functions of this position include but are not limited to: managing the division-wide operations of Community Engagement section; initiating a cross-divisional approach with other members of the Leadership Team to explore and implement technology based services; developing and implementing community outreach plans, initiating collaborative and partnership relationships with organizations that provide services and programs to under-served groups, in collaboration with Library Regional Managers and Administration. These partner organizations should be in alignment with the mission of the Library and serve the Broward County community; collaborating with different social services and case managers to assist with outreach services and programmatic enhancement for exceptional populations such as senior citizens, persons experiencing homelessness, new Americans, Veterans, detainees, domestic violence victims and other groups with minimal knowledge of library services.  The Community Engagement section also oversees Learning Services, Volunteers, Friends of the Library, Youth Services Administration, and Community Liaison sections; supervising staff, preparing leadership performance reviews, providing training and developing staff; visit branch libraries throughout Broward County to understand the needs of each community as it relates to library programming, learning services classes, youth services events and facilities; creating and analyzing statistical data, making recommendations for improvement, developing and implementing new processes and services that support division-wide initiatives; Developing and implementing impactful programs system-wide; prepares complex statistical reports for the Libraries and County Administration.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: 
Requires a Master's degree from a college or university in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or field relevant to area of assignment. (Master's degree must be from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association depending upon area of assignment).

Requires five (5) years of professional library experience or experience relevant to area of assignment; including four (4) years of relevant supervisory experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required:
None.

Preferences: 
 

  • Master's Degree in Public Administration; Education; Information Technology; Social Work, or Business Administration
  • Certificates in ALA Leadership; Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute; or Post Master Certificates in Librarianship
  • Four (4) years experience designing large scale services for low-literacy, disadvantaged, marginalized, and special populations
  • Four (4) years experience managing and/or developing a system-wide plan of service for adult programs and services
  • Experience in Project Management and Partnerships
  • Demonstrated Operational and logistical experience in new service delivery
  • Experience in grant writing and implementation

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

General Description:

The purpose of this class within the organization is to perform highly responsible professional work at the administrative level of the library system.

This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Manages overall planning and supervision of the provision of service in one or more branch libraries and programming activities in the region; supervises and evaluates a number of subordinate employees and serves as next in charge for staff they supervise; counsels staff and provides appropriate disciplinary actions to various staffing levels in accordance with corresponding collective bargaining agreements and county procedures.

Supervises subordinate employees in handling cluster customer complaints and concerns, and resolving customer complaints and concerns effectively and quickly; answers similar customer concerns referred by customer service.

Plans and implements regular cluster and section supervisors meetings, as well as regional Friends of the Library meetings; presents to meeting attendees information on library policies and services, and responds to their requests and concerns.

Oversees large programs and projects and works with library staff to support project initiatives; develops or assists in developing policies, procedures, and library plans of service.

Represents Broward County Library Division to customers, library partners, Friends of the Library and other library professionals and government agency personnel for the resolution of customer and staff concerns, development of partnerships and community contacts.

Serves as Library representative on Human Resources Division panels for qualifying/selecting candidates for library positions; participates in the interviewing, selection and training of staff for the library.

Maintains an active Friends of the Library group and serves as liaison to ensure adherence to proper procedures; works closely with the President and Board for the Friends of the Library.

Implements and monitors operation of special projects, programs, and grants; represents the library to the public, other divisions, government officials, state agencies, and non-profit groups.

Performs related work as assigned.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

 

SPECIAL INFORMATION

 

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities:
During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities:
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

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Discussion Visiting Exhibits Conservator, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign Preservation Services Unit (apply by Oct 27)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:40 am

Visiting Exhibits Conservator

Preservation Services Unit

Visiting Exhibits Conservator

Visiting Exhibits Conservator

Preservation Services Unit

Visiting Exhibits Conservator

Position Available: This position is available as soon as possible.  This is a 100%, twelve-month, visiting Academic Professional appointment for a term of two years.  This position may become permanent at a later date.

Duties and Responsibilities: The University of Illinois is seeking a dynamic candidate to work closely with the Head of Preservation Services, the Special Collections Senior Conservator, and the Rare Book Conservator to develop relationships, treatments, policies, and procedures in support of special collections exhibits in the Library.  This position will expose an early career conservator to the full process of special collections exhibit planning and preparations.  The candidate will have a passion for the holistic process of exhibiting special collections materials in a library and archives setting. The candidate will interact and communicate with both curators and conservators on the process of exhibit planning and execution from conception to deinstallation. Candidates must have the ability to lead deadline-driven conservation treatments as well as build collaborative relationships between Preservation Services and curators of special collections libraries including the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Illinois History & Lincoln Collections unit.

The Visiting Exhibits Conservator will report directly to the Head of the Preservation Services Unit. The incumbent will work in close cooperation with multiple special collections curators and Preservation Services staff. 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

     Performing simple through advanced conservation treatments on flat paper and bound materials from both the Rare Book & Manuscript Library as well as the Illinois History & Lincoln Collections Unit

     Lead in the conservation components of planning, organization, review and selection, preparation, and installation of exhibits

     Preparing exhibit mounts including cradles, window mats, encapsulation, backing boards, and photo corners

     Providing leadership and advice to curators of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Illinois History & Lincoln Collections for safe handling and display of rare or delicate materials as related to exhibits

     Assisting with the review and preparation of loans of special collections materials for external exhibits, as needed

     Participate, as a member of the Conservation Team, in general training and education programs, as needed

     Participate, as a member of the Conservation Team, in overall conservation and exhibit planning, program development, and disaster planning and response, as needed                      

Environment: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UofI) Library is a leader in the delivery of user services, and active programs in information, instructional, access, and scholarly services that help the Library to maintain its place at the intellectual heart of the campus. The Library also holds one of the preeminent research collections in the world, encompassing more than 13 million volumes and a total of more than 23 million items. The Library is committed to maintaining the strongest collections and service programs possible, and to engaging in research, development, and scholarly practice - all of which support the University's missions of teaching, research, and public engagement. The Library employs approximately 400 academic and support staff. For more information, see:http://www.library.illinois.edu/.

The Preservation Services Unit at the University of Illinois Library operates with the holistic vision of developing a comprehensive preservation, conservation, and imaging program for the entire library system.  The Conservation Lab consists of both collections conservation as well as special collections conservation functions in a shared 5,000 square foot lab space, and employs two endowed professional conservators as well as support staff, graduate students, hourly student assistants, volunteers and occasional conservation interns.  The Unit also assists in the education, planning and development of the overall preservation program for the Library. For more information on the Preservation Services program, visit http://www.library.illinois.edu/prescons/.

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is one of the largest repositories for rare books and manuscripts in the United States.  The collections - nearly half a million volumes and three kilometers of manuscript material - are strong in the broad areas of literature, history, art, theology, philosophy, technology, and the natural sciences. Particular strengths lie in early printing (1200 incunabula) and imprints from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, with English literature, works by Shakespeare, various important editions of the Bible, and Renaissance school books standing out as distinctive and deep collections. The Illinois History & Lincoln Collections unit is dedicated to documenting the history of Illinois and the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The unit has about 34,000 printed volumes and approximately one thousand archival and manuscript collections. Collection materials date from the colonial era to the present and include early Illinois imprints, Civil War letters and diaries, Lincoln political and memorial pamphlets and ephemera, and various other print and archival materials documenting individuals, organizations, places, and events in Illinois history.

Qualifications

Required:

·         A Master’s Degree in conservation from a recognized conservation training program or a Bachelor’s Degree and significant previous experience in special collections conservation treatments

·         Interest in outreach and exhibits for special collections in libraries and archives

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Demonstrated knowledge of the material and technical characteristics of formats found in library and archival collections

Preferred:

·         Demonstrated exhibition preparations experience, including  planning, communications, and/or installation related to exhibitions of variety of library and archival materials (books, papers, photographs, and objects)

     2+ years demonstrated conservation benchwork experience focusing on library and/or archives materials

     Master's degree in Library Scienceand/or a Master’s Degree in Conservation from a recognized conservation training program

     Demonstrated skills in matting, framing, and constructing custom supports

     Demonstrated hand skills with a variety of artist’s and preservation materials used in exhibits

     Demonstrated skill in communicating priorities and limitations for the conservation of materials with curators and collection managers

     Experience evaluating materials selected for exhibit

     Familiarity with project management

Salary and Rank: Academic Professionals are non-tenure track academic appointment. Salary for this position is fixed and non-negotiable at $50,000 per year plus full benefits.

Terms of Appointment: Twelve-month appointment; 24 annual vacation days; 11 annual paid holidays; 12 annual sick-leave days (cumulative), plus an additional 13 sick-leave days (non-cumulative) available, if needed, each year; health insurance requiring a small co-payment is provided to employee (with the option to purchase coverage for spouse and dependents); required participation in State Universities Retirement System (SURS) (8% of annual salary is withheld and is refundable upon termination), with several options for participation in additional retirement plans; newly-hired employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social Security and are subject to its deduction.

Campus and Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available atwww.illinois.edu.

The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html or http://www.ccchamber.org/.

To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile athttps://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references.  Additionally, uploaddocumentation (file formats accepted include image, pdf, or word-processing files) of your three most significant treatments, or provide an external link to these in the cover letter.  Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

Deadline:  In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by October 27, 2017

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.  (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

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Discussion Data Analyst; Harvard Library (apply by Oct 23)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:35 am

The Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Data Analyst.  

The Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Data Analyst.  

Under the direction of the Head of Assessment for Harvard Library, the Data Analyst supports the development of the practices, applications, and technologies for the collection, integration, analysis, and presentation of library information. The analyst supports assessment and planning efforts throughout Harvard Library to develop a data-informed approach to achieving strategic objectives related to library operations and user needs; supports data management, analysis, and reporting needs across the Libraries; and coordinates and delivers training on evaluation, data, and reporting tools.

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 ‘43742BR’ in the Auto Req ID Field.  

Thank you!

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Discussion Metadata Creation Manager, Harvard Library (apply by Oct 30)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:33 am

Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Metadata Creation Manager.

Under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Creation (MC) and as a member of the MC managers team, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by ensuring the creation and maintenance of discovery metadata for library content in multiple languages and formats.

Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Metadata Creation Manager.

Under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Creation (MC) and as a member of the MC managers team, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by ensuring the creation and maintenance of discovery metadata for library content in multiple languages and formats.

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 ‘43781BR’ (Metadata Creation Manager) in the Auto Req ID Field.  

Thank you!

 

 

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Discussion Preservation and Digital Archivist, Villanova University Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:31 am

For more information and to apply go here: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12291

 

Preservation and Digital Archivist, Villanova University Library

For more information and to apply go here: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12291

 

Preservation and Digital Archivist, Villanova University Library

Reporting to the Director of Distinctive Collections and Digital Engagement, the Preservation and Digital Archivist is responsible for all aspects of the University's archival collections including: acquisitions, preservation, arrangement and description, outreach, technology, and digital projects. Develops a digital records practices. The incumbent provides archival reference related to the University Archives collections.

The Preservation and Digital Archivist develops and implements library-wide programs for preservation, disaster preparedness and other efforts to enhance preservation of library material, according to national standards, and provides leadership and direction for comprehensive library preservation programs, including defining and prioritizing needs, establishing goals, objectives, plans, and their implementation in alignment with the library's strategic direction

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Manages archival collections in print and digital formats, providing appraisal, arrangement and description, research support, and reference services. Coordinates with University offices for the disposition of materials in accordance with University policies and procedures. Provides researchers access to materials in accordance with policy. In collaboration develops and implements innovative archival outreach programming and services.

·        Provides leadership and development of library-wide preservation and disaster preparedness programs, including defining and prioritizing needs, establishing goals, objectives, plans, and their implementation in alignment with the library's strategic direction.

·        Provides staff training, direction, and mentoring.

·        Leads and contributes to programs, goals and strategic initiatives of the Collections & Scholarship, Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University and professional organizations, as appropriate.

·        Performs additional duties and assists with special projects as assigned. 

Please feel free to contact Jee Davis (jeehyun.davis@villanova.edu) if you have any questions.

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Discussion Library Information Associate, University of Arizona Libraries (apply by Oct 2)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:25 am

https://uacareers.com/postings/22346

Title: Library Information Associate (Extended Temporary Employment) (Multiple Positions)
Department: Libraries - Access & Information Services (1704)
Location: Main Campus

https://uacareers.com/postings/22346

Title: Library Information Associate (Extended Temporary Employment) (Multiple Positions)
Department: Libraries - Access & Information Services (1704)
Location: Main Campus

Position Summary
The Library Information Associate (LIA) coordinates activities at various public service sites, working in a 24/5 environment for the purpose of supporting the education needs of customers and for promoting a safe and secure learning environment in the various libraries.

The incumbent in this position assists customers with basic research needs, providing information, reference, technology assistance and interlibrary loan support that facilitates customer access to the collections of the University of Arizona Libraries.

The LIA also coordinates the work of student employees, including after-hours training and supervision. The LIA provides excellent customer service while also serving on both departmental and library-wide projects and assignments. As needed, the LIA performs all work necessary to meet the changing needs of the Libraries’ customers. As a result of those needs, work patterns and schedules often change.

Work Hours:
As needed for sick/vacation coverage, staff is required to assist with filling in for evening, late night, early morning and weekend shifts. During semester breaks and summer sessions, shifts change based on the hours the library is open. Hours are assigned to best meet the needs of AIS and our customers.

Access & Information Services (AIS)
AIS provides seamless access to technology, information and reference services independent of time, location and format. AIS facilitates the use of the physical and digital collections at the University of Arizona Libraries, while maintaining a safe, disruption free learning environment and actively pursuing and implementing new services to meet the needs of our core customers.

Visit the University Libraries website to learn more about us.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position. For further details on this type of position at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

As a nationally recognized leader, the University of Arizona strives to look forward. Listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States, the University provides strategic programs to enhance the lifecycles of a multigenerational workforce.

This award-winning portfolio includes consecutive Seal of Distinction awards for its exemplary Work-Life practices from WorldatWork, along with the 2017 Gold Healthy Arizona Worksite award, presented by the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. For more information about the collaborative culture and innovative service offerings at the University of Arizona, visit Why UA.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer providing equal opportunity for women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides customers with reference, technology and circulation assistance (in-person and online via chat, SMS and email), including locating library information, resources, materials and services; negotiating overdue accounts and answering billing and collections questions; and troubleshooting software, computers, laptops (including reimaging laptops), projectors and other emerging technology. Provides leadership including solving problems and making non-routine decisions using sound judgment, following through to solve public desk issues, and coordinating the work of and supervising student employees.
  • Ensures safety of library customers and employees and security of library materials through application of library and University policies and procedures. Acts as a liaison with University Police Department (in regards to reporting criminal activity or emergency situations), Campus and Library Facilities (in regards to building problems), Library Systems (in regards to library equipment problems), and as needed Risk Management (in regards to reporting incidents) during evening and weekend hours. As needed, responsible for opening/closing and securing various UA Libraries.
  • Utilizing multiple complex systems, responsible for accurately searching incoming Interlibrary Loan requests during scheduled and unscheduled shifts, facilitating customer access to materials owned and not owned by the University of Arizona Libraries.
  • As needed, facilitates meetings, makes presentations, participates in decision making and completes assignments, including shared responsibility for data collection, needs assessment and analysis to demonstrate quality of work and to continually improve customer access while creating, maintaining and updating documentation of work processes. This includes the ability to think holistically and respond to user needs by carefully analyzing information in support of continual service improvement. Works collaboratively with other individuals and departments both virtually and in-person to support the organization’s goal of improving the overall “user experience.”
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision, demonstrating organizational skills, initiative, use of good judgment and solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deal with difficult customer interactions and work with outside departments to follow university policies and procedures in reporting building incidents and criminal activity.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, including interpersonal skills in developing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced/multi-tasking environment, responding positively to unanticipated changes while exhibiting follow through and flexibility. This involves the ability to work proactively and constructively to identify, define and solve problems with customers and colleagues within and outside the department.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills as the work environment and customer needs change.
  • Skill in interviewing customers regarding reference service and sources to better understand customer need.
  • Broad understanding of various types of reference sources (e.g., library catalog, indexes, web-scale discovery services, search engines, virtual and print resources) and their appropriate use, including understanding the differences between primary and secondary resources.
  • Skill in facilitating meetings and delivering presentations.
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • Positive attitude and strong demonstration of Our Values: Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Diversity, Innovation, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications
Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to work with diverse people and serve a diverse population, as well as taking a proactive approach to meeting customer need, coordinating with peers in order to effectively meet customer need, and initiating effective interventions that result in customer satisfaction.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree AND two years related library experience;
  • OR six years related library experience;
  • OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing reference assistance and knowledge of and skill in usage of various research methodologies.
  • Demonstrated use of Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite (current version) and knowledge of specialized software (e.g., AutoCAD, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud Products, N6 or SPSS).
  • Familiarity with library technology, including demonstrated skills in troubleshooting hardware, software and equipment, and ability to acquire new technology skills (e.g., Virtual Reality, 3D or other makerspace technology).
  • Demonstrated skill in managing a service, including organizing, training and supervising the work of others and experience in coaching and mentoring.
  • Experience utilizing integrated Library and Course Management Systems including record interpretation (e.g., Innovative Interfaces, Ex Libris and Desire2Learn).
  • Previous experience and working knowledge of issues pertaining to circulation and specialized library areas such as Fine Arts, Music, Science-Engineering, Health Sciences, Special Collections and Archives.
  • Process Improvement, Cost and Systems Analysis, and Project Management skills and experience.

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA: Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay: $27,500- $36,500
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Discussion Teen Librarian, San Mateo Public Library (apply by Sep 30)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:17 am

There is still a day left to apply. This recruitment closes on September 30th. Join us – this is a great place to work! 

To apply: https://www.calopps.org/san-mateo/job-16901721

There is still a day left to apply. This recruitment closes on September 30th. Join us – this is a great place to work! 

To apply: https://www.calopps.org/san-mateo/job-16901721

The City of San Mateo is hiring an innovative, energetic, and creative teen librarian to oversee our services to Young Adults. This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position is part of a team that provides reference and reader’s advisory services, oversees collection development for adults and teens, and coordinates programming, technology instruction, and outreach. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter that enjoys working in a busy environment with a diverse library population. The candidate in this role will have a unique opportunity to participate in revitalizing our Teen Lounge space and services to teens.  

Contact Rukshana Singh at rsingh@cityofsanmateo.orgwith any questions.

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Discussion Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian, Stony Brook University Libraries (apply by Oct 27)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:49 am

http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/987ddc6b836068648525659c...

Campus Description: 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.

Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizeable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus. The University's Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally. The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member) the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrates library system and have recently deployed EBSCO'S Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

Descriptive Title: Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management

REF#: F-9754-17-09-F

Budget Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian (Faculty Position)

Department: University Libraries

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: Master's in library from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills. Ability to lead in an atmospheric of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate. Strong collaboration and communication skills. Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources. Supervisory and training experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Additional advanced degree. Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages. Knowledge of and experience with vendor license negotiations and consortial collection of development. Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph system. Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty. Strong service orientation. 

Responsibilities & Requirements: Under the direction of the Direction of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Serials and Electronic Resources 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:

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Department of Serials and Electronic Serials Management, including regular review of department faculty librarians and professional staff.
  • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic serials and electronic resources management vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.
  • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments, with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in serials and electronic resources management.
  • Train, evaluate, and supervise departmental staff, and ensure compliance with local policy and procedure, resource license agreements, as well as best practices in the profession.
  • Provide budget and collection data to Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, as well as liaison librarians as appropriate.
  • Administer and allocate expenditures for serials and electronic resources in library management system.
  • Manage troubleshooting and resolution of access issues, consulting and advising Library IT staff as appropriate.
  • Manage subscription renewals and monitor vendors to ensure quality service and accurate pricing.
  • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing and/or automation of departmental work as appropriate.
  • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries/ discovery and delivery operations and services.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. **Applications will be accepted until the position if filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 10/27/2017.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Pamela DiPasquale

University Libraries Personnel

Melville Library, Room S1430B

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

E-Mail: library_hosaerm_F97541703@stonybrook.edu

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/27/2017, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/987ddc6b836068648525659c0072eafa/38fdf736176b2d6a852581a80046f150?OpenDocument

 
Campus Description: 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.

Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizeable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus. The University's Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally. The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member) the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrates library system and have recently deployed EBSCO'S Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.
 

Descriptive Title: Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management REF#: F-9754-17-09-F
Budget Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian Faculty Position
Department: University Libraries Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: Master's in library from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills. Ability to lead in an atmospheric of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate. Strong collaboration and communication skills. Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources. Supervisory and training experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Additional advanced degree. Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages. Knowledge of and experience with vendor license negotiations and consortial collection of development. Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph system. Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty. Strong service orientation. 

Responsibilities & Requirements: Under the direction of the Direction of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Serials and Electronic Resources 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:

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Department of Serials and Electronic Serials Management, including regular review of department faculty librarians and professional staff.
  • Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic serials and electronic resources management vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.
  • Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments, with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in serials and electronic resources management.
  • Train, evaluate, and supervise departmental staff, and ensure compliance with local policy and procedure, resource license agreements, as well as best practices in the profession.
  • Provide budget and collection data to Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, as well as liaison librarians as appropriate.
  • Administer and allocate expenditures for serials and electronic resources in library management system.
  • Manage troubleshooting and resolution of access issues, consulting and advising Library IT staff as appropriate.
  • Manage subscription renewals and monitor vendors to ensure quality service and accurate pricing.
  • Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing and/or automation of departmental work as appropriate.
  • Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries/ discovery and delivery operations and services.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.
  • Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. **Applications will be accepted until the position if filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 10/27/2017.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
E-Mail: library_hosaerm_F97541703@stonybrook.edu

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/27/2017, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Discussion Teen Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library (apply by Sept 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:50 pm

Teen Services Librarian position open in Worcester, MA.  This position is in a diverse community in a busy downtown main library branch.

http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/employment-opportunities/job-details?thingDataId=Z3ZsIUPrRwwhgymqM-1-FA
 

TEEN SERVICES LIBRARIAN

(GRADUATE LIBRARIAN 2)

Teen Services Librarian position open in Worcester, MA.  This position is in a diverse community in a busy downtown main library branch.

http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/employment-opportunities/job-details?thingDataId=Z3ZsIUPrRwwhgymqM-1-FA
 

TEEN SERVICES LIBRARIAN

(GRADUATE LIBRARIAN 2)

The Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Teen Services Librarian! This position is a beginning professional position working under the supervision of the Youth Services Manager with overall oversight by the Youth Services Coordinator. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community. The candidate will be responsible for connecting teen library customers with the information they seek and developing and implementing engaging library programs, collections and services. The candidate in this position will also assist with all aspects of youth services in a busy department, including providing customer assistance at various service points.

SALARY: $44,852.70 – $65,264.96 annually; $21.49 - $31.27 hourly

For a Full Job Description Visit: http://tinyurl.com/mywpl-jobs

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Discussion Web Application Developer/Architect - Associate or Senior Associate Rank, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library (apply by Oct 20)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:50 pm

https://jobs.illinois.edu

 

Web Application Developer/Architect (Associate or Senior Associate Rank)

Library Information Technology

University Library

https://jobs.illinois.edu

 

Web Application Developer/Architect (Associate or Senior Associate Rank)

Library Information Technology

University Library

Academic Professional

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% Academic Professional appointment.

About the position:  Reporting to the Manager of the Scholarly Communications and Repository Services team, this position will be responsible for the high-level technical architecture and the scalability of the software and systems developed by the Scholarly Communications and Repository Services team, in addition to software development. This person will also be responsible for liaising with the Library IT Infrastructure Management and Support (IMS) group and with campus partners, most notably National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and campus Technology Services for ensuring that storage and infrastructure are scalable and meet the needs of the Library. The incumbent will also collaborate with various stakeholders, including the Library leadership, coordinators, and managers for digital preservation, digital repositories, research data, publishing, archives, metadata, etc.   

Major Duties and Responsibilities

       Work with other infrastructure professionals in the Library and across campus, design, document, and help maintain the high-level architecture required for the stable and scalable operation of the Library’s suite of Scholarly Communications and Repository Services.

       Develop applications according to specifications provided by end-users and approved by the project stakeholders.

       Support existing applications by answering user questions, fixing bugs and iteratively enhancing available functionality.

       Respond to user requests for service in a timely, policy appropriate, and professional manner.

       Work closely with various project stakeholders.

       Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications for Associate Level

Required Qualifications:

       Bachelor’s Degree

       Minimum 3 years related professional experience which should include:

o       Working with relational databases

o       Developing web applications

o       Deploying and maintaining applications in a Linux environment

o       Gathering requirements and performing systems analysis

       Demonstrated ability to develop complex web applications or sites, which interact heavily with other systems

       Demonstrated understanding of client-server web architectures and related best practices

       Ability and desire to work in a collaborative team environment

       Demonstrated customer service skills

Preferred qualifications:

       Degree in an Information Technology related field

       Demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, or similar programming languages and/or web frameworks

       Experience working with PostgreSQL

       Demonstrated understanding of Linux systems administration

       Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other infrastructure in the cloud systems

       Familiar with authentication, authorization, and web application security best practices

       Experience leading a small team of developers

       Experience with web application troubleshooting

       Knowledge of and ability to utilize project management skills

 

Qualifications for Senior Associate Level

Required Qualifications:

       Bachelor’s Degree

       Minimum 5 years related professional experience which should include:

o       In-depth experience with relational databases, including schema design, creating indexes, stored procedures, and optimizing performance.

o       Developing and management of web applications

o       Deploying and troubleshooting applications in a Linux environment

o       Gathering requirements and performing systems analysis

       Ability to develop complex web applications or sites, which interact heavily with other systems

       Deep understanding of client, server web architectures and related best practices

       Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team environment

       Demonstrated customer service skills

       Demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, or similar programming languages and/or web frameworks

       Experience working with PostgreSQL

       Demonstrated understanding of Linux systems administration

       Familiar with authentication, authorization, and web application security best practices

       Experience leading a small team of developers

       Advanced web application troubleshooting experience

       Working experience of utilize project management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

       Degree in an Information Technology related field

       Experience designing and deploying applications for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or similar cloud infrastructure

       Experience working at the academic research library

       Demonstrated success performing complex work both independently and collaboratively with a diverse group of people as a leader

       Experience in the digital library community

Academic Professional employees are encouraged to use “investigation time” to pursue areas of interest, not directly in support of an immediate program need, in accordance with the University Library’s policy on Investigation Time for Academic Professional Employees http://www.library.illinois.edu/administration/human/resources/investigationtime.html. Some investigations originating in this manner may evolve into regular work assignments or production activities.

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

The Scholarly Communications and Repositories group is a team of five programmers providing technical support for a variety of digital library, publishing and repository systems at the University of Illinois Library, including the institutional repository (IDEALS), the Medusa preservation repository, Illinois Data Bank, Illinois Digital Library, Undergraduate Research Journals at Illinois, Publishing Without Walls, and the Graduate College’s Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Deposit system. In developing and maintaining these applications, the team uses an agile methodology and a user-centered design philosophy in collaboration with multiple units throughout the library including Library IT, Digital preservation, Scholarly Communications and Publishing, Research Data Service, Digital Content Creation, University Archives, and Content Access Management.

Campus and Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu.  The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html or http://www.ccchamber.org/.

Salary and Rank: Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, contact information including email addresses for three professional references.  Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before October 20, 2017.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

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