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Discussion Bioinformationist, George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida (apply by Sept 8)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 04:24 pm

Bioinformationist

Bioinformationist

The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seeks a creative and service-oriented Bioinformationist to enhance the Health Science Center Library’s (HSCL) existing bioinformatics support program, and to provide liaison services (consultations, instruction, outreach, and collection management) for selected basic sciences departments and graduate programs in the UF Academic Health Center (AHC). In this tenure-track faculty position, the Bioinformationist will expand and lead the HSCL’s bioinformatics support efforts through the development and teaching of courses and workshops, and individual and group consultations. As a member of the Biomedical and Health Information Services (BHIS) team, the Bioinformationist provides information services in a variety of modes (in person, email, house calls), performs course-integrated instruction, and participates in the department’s teaching program. The position is responsible for special projects as assigned, such as development of web-based resources, new service development and current service evaluation. The library encourages staff participation in decision-making and consequently, the Bioinformationist serves on various committees and teams. The Bioinformationist works collaboratively with members of BHIS, the Informatics Librarian, the Data Management Librarian, and clients, and will be responsive to campus bioinformatics support needs that arise. The Bioinformationist performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment, and in accordance with the library’s tenure and promotion criteria.

The search will remain open until September 8, 2016, and review of applications will begin on August 15, 2016. Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/#/job/493624/bioinformationist Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact Bonnie Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

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Discussion Librarian P/T and Temporary Librarian through Advance Temp Agency, State College of Florida

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 02:50 pm

As the new director at the State College of Florida, I have the pleasure to share that we have 2 positions that we are looking to fill.

As the new director at the State College of Florida, I have the pleasure to share that we have 2 positions that we are looking to fill.

Librarian, Part Time (Venice Campus), view posting at https://employment.scf.edu/postings/1813 
State College of Florida
SCF seeks employees looking to be a part of a culture of service excellence in the following position of Librarian, P/T. This position will have responsibility for the design, delivery, and assessment of reference and instruction for on-campus and off-campus students, faculty, staff and community library users on a fluctuating schedule. The librarian provides support for campus library management including collection development, outreach, faculty support, programming, and planning.
Please apply https://employment.scf.edu/

Temporary Librarian through Advance Temp Agency:
This is a contracted position, possibly renewed based on needs, semester-by-semester. It requires the candidate to have an MLIS. The work consists of approx. 35 hours/week and it requires working alternatively in our Bradenton Campus and Venice Campus (and occasionally Lakewood Ranch, if needed.) The job involves performing reference, both in person and virtually, assisting with needs in the circulation desk, and conducting instruction sessions in information literacy or library orientations when needed.  If interested, please submit an e-mail with a résumé to SCF Libraries Director, Meg Hawkins, hawkinm@scf.edu.

SCF is a College with two-year Associate Degrees and also 4-year online Baccalaureate degrees.

Thank you and please share,

Meg

Meg Hawkins

Director, Library Services
State College of Florida
(941) 752-5307

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Discussion Library Supervisor, Collection Development & Technical Services, State College of Florida

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 02:53 pm

Library Supervisor, Collection Development & Technical Services
State College of Florida
https://employment.scf.edu/postings/1814

Please apply https://employment.scf.edu/

Library Supervisor, Collection Development & Technical Services
State College of Florida
https://employment.scf.edu/postings/1814

Please apply https://employment.scf.edu/

SCF seeks employees looking to be a part of a culture of service excellence in the following position of Library Supervisor, Collection Development & Technical Services. This position provides instruction, reference, and subject liaison services both in person and online. Responsible for the coordination and management of the library’s physical and digital collections and for the review and implementation of collection management policies. Supervises technical services, ILS integration of the collections, resource sharing and archival functions.

Position Title Library Supervisor, Collection Development & Technical Services
Job Description
Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties:

1.Manages the acquisition, and maintenance of the library’s physical and digital collections, ensures the availability of materials in various formats, and develops policies and procedures to assure the quality and integrity of the collections.

2.Compiles and reports statistical data for ongoing assessments, and assists in the selection and de-selection of library materials, in collaboration with subject liaison librarians.

3.Recommends and coordinates development of effective ILS workflows for technical services and resource sharing.

4.Performs liaison duties with assigned academic departments. Collaborates and fosters relationships with other campus departments and external groups.

5.Supervises copy cataloging and repository metadata processing and performs descriptive cataloging and coding of library materials in all formats when necessary as backup.

6.Manages, and evaluates technical services, resource sharing, and library support staff.

7.Provides instruction, reference, liaison, and access services as assigned, face to face and online.

8.Serves on college-wide committees and takes a lead role in library-wide projects and initiatives as needed.

9.Engages in ongoing professional development and external professional service and/or scholarship.

10.Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
•Education/Experience:
Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent, with at least three year experience working in an academic library.

•Supervisory Experience:
Requires a minimum of 2 years of supervisor experience. Preferred experience supervising library professionals.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants
Special note about completion of application:
You will receive a confirmation number indicating when you have completed your application. If you have not received a confirmation number, you have not finished your application. Good luck in the recruiting process!

Public Records:
All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college.

Veteran Preference:
This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions.

Pre-Employment Screenings
Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.

Department Name Library Services
Campus Bradenton
Work Schedule 12 month
Work Hours From 8:00 am
Work Hours To 4:30 pm
Total Hours Per Week 37.5
Continuing Contract Status Not Eligible
Requested Start Date ASAP
Job Type Staff/Administration
Benefits Eligible Yes
Hiring Range $46,303 - $59,731
FLSA Non-Exempt
Job Open Date 07/20/2016
Job Close Date

Statement of Non-Discrimination
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, race, religion, age, national origin/ethnicity, color, marital status, disability, genetic information and sexual orientation in any of its educational programs, services or activities, including admission and employment. Direct inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies to: Equity Officer, 941-752-5323, PO Box 1849, Bradenton, FL 34206.

SCF is a College with two-year Associate Degrees and also 4-year online Baccalaureate degrees.

Thank you and please share,

Meg

Meg Hawkins

Director, Library Services
State College of Florida

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Discussion Head of Health Sciences Library, Stony Brook University (apply by Aug 22)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:45 pm

Descriptive Title: Head of Health Sciences Library REF#: F-9586-16-08-F
Budget Title: Associate/Full Librarian Faculty Position
Department: University Libraries Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

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

Descriptive Title: Head of Health Sciences Library REF#: F-9586-16-08-F
Budget Title: Associate/Full Librarian Faculty Position
Department: University Libraries Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

See: 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 Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning 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 sizable 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 integrated 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.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited program. Five years of progressively responsible full-time experience in management responsibility and leadership, preferably in an academic health sciences library. Information Technology in support of library services experience. Strong commitment to providing staff development and continuing education opportunities. Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Excellent analytical decision making and collaborative skills to meet organizational goals. Strong record of professional achievement and knowledge, as well as understanding of the changing roles and technologies of biomedical libraries, and the ability to guide their continuing evolution. Experience including demonstrated policy development and strategic planning experience; the ability to evaluate issues and trends in information services and medical informatics as they apply to libraries. Strong proactive customer service orientation. Experience developing and maintaining facilities including space design and utilization to meet objectives of the learning environment; ability to promote diversity of views as a manager and colleague, and to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff and administration of the academic and clinical community.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated service to the profession. Advanced degree in related discipline.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Head of the Health Sciences Library reports directly to the Dean of University Libraries. He/she is responsible for communicating a strong vision for the Health Sciences Library in a digital age. The successful incumbent will be responsible for collaborating with Associate Library Directors in formulating policies for the library's resources, programs and services; advancing new and innovating technologies in the provision of information in the education, research and clinical enterprises in the health sciences; and providing leadership and well-reasoned future directions for the library. The selected candidate will be responsible for daily operations of faculty librarians, as well as provide in-depth, specialized research and consultation services in person, by telephone or electronically for all users of Health Sciences Library resources. The selected candidate will provide reference and instruction in evidence based practice to make optimal use of library resources. The Head serves as a strong advocate for the library with a variety of on and off campus constituencies. The Health Sciences Library serves the academic needs of the Schools of Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare, Graduate Programs in Public Health, and the University Medical Center.

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 is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 08/22/2016. 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 Office
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
Fax: (631) 632-7116

Use the Resources box located at the bottom of this page.
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 08/22/2016, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police
Job Category: A) Faculty and Librarian Positions. Posting Date: 08/08/2016
Additional Categories:

 

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Janet H. Clarke
Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, 2015-2016 President
Stony Brook University Libraries
W-1514, Melville Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794
t: 631.632.1217
f: 631.632.7116
e: janet.clarke@stonybrook.edu

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Discussion Head of Southampton Library, Stony Brook West Campus/HSC (apply by Aug 16)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:43 pm

Descriptive Title: Head of Southampton Library REF#: F-9675-16-08
Budget Title: Senior Assistant Librarian Faculty Position
Department: University Libraries Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

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

Descriptive Title: Head of Southampton Library REF#: F-9675-16-08
Budget Title: Senior Assistant Librarian Faculty Position
Department: University Libraries Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Visit: 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 Mellon Award winning 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 sizable 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 integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO's Discovery Service, DSpace, ContentDM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree. Minimum of two years of library experience in an academic or research library. Knowledge of access services and reference. Strong evidence of ability to do research, publication, and service consonant with University standards for promotion and tenure. Demonstrated success in supervisory role. Demonstrated knowledge of library technology applications. Experience overseeing physical facilities, collections and/or operations.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree. Demonstrated proficiency with emerging technologies in learning and research, communications and social media. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively in a team environment. Teaching experience in a formal setting and/or knowledge of information literacy. Experience building, assessing and sustaining collections in all formats. Demonstrated ability to make administrative decisions and interpret policies, leadership skills in terms of strategic thinking, and human resource development. Strong evidence of outreach and academic engagement efforts with students and faculty.

Responsibilities & Requirements: Reporting to the Head of Academic Engagement, the Head of Southampton Library will be responsible for the following:
• Represents the University Libraries to the Schools of Southampton Arts, Health Technology & Management, and Marine & Atmospheric Science.
• Works closely with the Libraries' leadership to plan continuous improvement of library services and technology to meet the present and future needs of the Stony Brook Southampton Campus academic community.
• Works closely with the Head of Access Services in order to support library operations by addressing policy and operational procedures.
• Provides direction and leadership so that the Southampton Library can carry out the mission and vision of all the service goals and objectives of the library's strategic plan.
• Manages and evaluates performance of 2 professional employees and students, establishes appropriate service levels, and allocates staff resources accordingly.
• Collaborates to manage online and social media presence for the Southampton Library.
• Responsible for general and specialized reference, library instruction, outreach activities, liaison responsibilities, and collection development
• Responsible for professional participation in research, publication, teaching and service in consonance with University standards for promotion and tenure.

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. Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 08/16/2016

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 Office
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

Use the Resources box located at the bottom of this page.
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 08/16/2016, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police
Job Category: A) Faculty and Librarian Positions. Posting Date: 08/02/2016
Additional Categories:

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Janet H. Clarke
Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, 2015-2016 President
Stony Brook University Libraries
W-1514, Melville Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794
t: 631.632.1217
f: 631.632.7116
e: janet.clarke@stonybrook.edu

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Discussion Chief of Staff, Dean's Office, University Libraries, University of Maryland Libraries (apply by Aug 21)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:40 pm

Title: Chief of Staff, Dean's Office, University Libraries
Category: Exempt; Coordinator
Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage

Title: Chief of Staff, Dean's Office, University Libraries
Category: Exempt; Coordinator
Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage

The University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty at the University System of Maryland’s flagship campus and constitute the largest university library system in the Washington D.C./Baltimore area. As a key academic resource, the University Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university.  Membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

The chief of staff provides high-level administrative support to the Dean of Libraries and other senior administrators in support of the mission of the University Libraries. In addition to managing staff in the Office of the Dean of Libraries, the chief of staff interacts with a variety of individuals and groups that include library employees, students, faculty, university officials, visitors and donors.

The chief of staff will: review and manage the calendar of the Dean and keep the Dean abreast of priorities and approaching deadlines while exercising good judgment and diplomacy; prepare and disseminate routine correspondence, announcements and invitations; schedule travel arrangements and approvals; budget and manage resources within the Office of the Dean, including supervising staff and student employees; provide administrative direction and support for various administrative groups within the University Libraries by creating and distributing agendas and minutes; coordinate and organize activities sponsored by the Dean of Libraries for donors, staff and/or students, including, for example, regular council meetings and an annual service and awards program.

Applicants must be able to communicate effectively; carry out multiple projects for multiple individuals; adapt to changing demands and situations; apply good judgment; demonstrate strong organizational skills; maintain confidentiality; and adopt and master office technology.

To be considered for this position, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education; a minimum of five years of prior related work experience in an office environment; a minimum of two years of supervisory experience; and demonstrated experience in the proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, and presentation software such as PowerPoint. Prior experience in an academic administrative environment is preferred.

For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.  

*APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/45040 . No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until Sunday, August 21, 2016.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Discussion Adult Services Assistant P/T, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:37 pm

Adult Services Assistant

Adult Services Assistant
The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District is seeking an enthusiastic lifelong learner with a passion for libraries and technology to work at both the reference desk and in the Studio, a makerspace focusing on art education using both traditional media and digital fabrication equipment (3D printer, laser cutter, embroidery machine, etc.). The Adult Services Assistant will provide exceptional readers’ advisory, reference, and general customer service and will participate in Studio activities, including assisting users with equipment and teaching classes.

The Adult Services Department embraces innovation and serves an educated and tech-savvy community. The successful candidate will be a natural collaborator, have the ability to work with a multi-generational community of all ages, and be comfortable juggling multiple tasks at once. A passion for teaching and learning is essential.

Evening and weekend hours required.

Specifications and Requirements:

Demonstrated customer service and instruction skills.
Knowledge of digital design software, such as the Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator and Photoshop, CorelDraw, Inkscape or equivalent desired.
Some experience with and/or knowledge of 3D printers, laser cutters, or other digital fabrication equipment preferable.
Basic knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory principles a plus.
Ability to work as a team member and to exercise individual judgment and discretion.
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Reliable transportation for travel between branches, community events and other job-related activities.
Salary: $15.24 per hour

Hours: 15-18 hr/wk position, including evening and weekend hours

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Emily Compton-Dzak, Head of Adult Services, at ecompton-dzak@winnetkalibrary.org

Part Time Library Page

The Winnetka Library is looking for a part-time page/shelver. Duties include the shelving of library materials, shelf reading, shifting materials, and other tasks as assigned. Schedule to be determined. Pleasant and helpful demeanor a must.

Salary: $9.00 per hour

Hours: Part Time, 10 to 18 hours per week, evenings and weekends

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Donna Morales, Head of Circulation at dmorales@winnetkalibrary.org

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Discussion FT Librarian – Adult Services, Columbus Metropolitan Library - South High Branch

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:35 pm

Job announcement: Columbus Metropolitan Library – FT Librarian – Adult Services – South High Branch
Location: Columbus, OH
Responsible for providing specialized training and programming functions, collection analysis, Readers’ Advisory and in-depth reference services. Provides training and guidance to other Public Services staff including the use of electronic resources and reference tools.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job announcement: Columbus Metropolitan Library – FT Librarian – Adult Services – South High Branch
Location: Columbus, OH
Responsible for providing specialized training and programming functions, collection analysis, Readers’ Advisory and in-depth reference services. Provides training and guidance to other Public Services staff including the use of electronic resources and reference tools.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Proactively provides a high level of customer service and assists customers through various aspects of utilizing the Library, including expert level reference service in person, over the phone, by email, instant messaging, etc.
2. Interviews, researches and answers customer questions, by locating appropriate sources of information requiring a knowledge of the content of the collection(s), an ability to generalize and interpret subject content and a thorough understanding of the scope, authority, arrangement and format of various reference tools (digital and print), cataloging rules and systems of bibliographic notation and format. Demonstrates thorough reference expertise.
3. Answers the most challenging questions referred by other reference staff.
4. Initiates the development, implementation and promotion of adult, teen, and children’s programs to increase awareness of Library resources.
5. Provides readers’ advisory to customers (in person and virtually) using appropriate sources of information including knowledge of the collection, the publishing industry and electronic resources.
6. Establishes criteria for the collection and leads collection management activities based on knowledge of the community needs, usage levels, and relevance of materials. Provides feedback to central selectors based on analysis of the collection and its usage by the community.
7. Promotes behaviors and activities supporting early literacy skills and the advancement of reading.
8. Creates displays and merchandises materials.
9. Ensures that the location is neat, orderly, appealing and inviting to customers and staff.
10. Supervises staff, volunteers, volunteens and/or practicum students/interns. Sets individual performance measurements for staff and holds them accountable as assigned. Responsibilities include coaching, managing, hiring, orienting and evaluating assigned staff.
11. Keeps abreast of developments within the profession, provides ongoing training on current trends, best practices and new technologies. Maintains personal skills to assure quality of service in areas of Library collections, technology, reference, and readers’ advisory.
12. Constructs and applies a detailed approach to training for customers and staff on the use of Library resources, educates staff, and models the use of such resources. Training may be one-on-one or in a classroom setting.
13. Assists with community analysis and develops plans to effectively meet community needs. Promotes Library through community outreach.
14. Participates and presents at local, state and national conferences.
15. Assumes responsibility for the operation of the location in the absence of a manager.
16. Maintains local databases, websites, etc. May assist Information Technology staff in the design, development, and testing of products for the website.
17. Interprets Library policies and procedures for the public.
18. Utilizes computer applications and Library equipment, maintains current knowledge of system wide and location specific procedures, processes, policies and operations. Utilizes email, voicemail and other Library technology to maintain open channels of communication.
19. Performs additional duties as assigned including being a project lead and/or serving on task forces, committees, etc.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Masters of Library Science Degree from ALA accredited institution of higher learning.
2. Ability to use appropriate judgment in handling information and records.
3. Ability to work independently with limited direction.
4. Must be able to perform duties at remote locations, provide personal transport as needed.
5. Acts with the customer in mind using information gained from interacting with the customers. Meets the expectations and requirements of external and internal customers.
6. Ability to effectively present in a variety of formal settings - one on one, group, peers, direct reports, etc. Command attention and manage group process.
HIGHLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
1. Public service experience in children’s, teen and/or adult services.
2. Adept at process management; knows how to organize people and activities. Can simplify complex processes, see opportunities for synergy and integration and apply appropriately to get more out of fewer resources.
3. Knows how businesses work, especially libraries. Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information in the library industry and field of library and information science.
4. Provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.
5. Quickly grasps how things are structured, experiments to find new solutions, is a relentless and versatile learner, and analyzes success and failures to find improvements.
For more information & to apply: http://www.columbuslibrary.org/careers

Keisha Gibbs │ Manager
Columbus Metropolitan Library │ Martin Luther King Branch
1600 E. Long Street │ Columbus, OH 43215

614.479.3213 office │614.479.4213 fax
kgibbs@columbuslibrary.org

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Discussion Archivist – Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries (apply by Aug 15)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:12 pm

Archivist – Cuban Heritage Collection
The University of Miami Libraries seeks nominations and applications for a creative, innovative
professional to serve as Archivist in the Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC). The Archivist processes
manuscript collections and archival materials and, in collaboration with the Chair of CHC, helps plan,
organize, and implement systems and procedures for maintaining physical and intellectual control over
collections in the CHC with the goal of preserving and improving access to these collections. The

Archivist – Cuban Heritage Collection
The University of Miami Libraries seeks nominations and applications for a creative, innovative
professional to serve as Archivist in the Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC). The Archivist processes
manuscript collections and archival materials and, in collaboration with the Chair of CHC, helps plan,
organize, and implement systems and procedures for maintaining physical and intellectual control over
collections in the CHC with the goal of preserving and improving access to these collections. The
CHC Archivist may also work on projects with subject affinities in other University of Miami
Libraries distinctive collections.
UNIVERSITY: The University of Miami is one of the nation’s leading research universities in a
community of extraordinary diversity and international vitality. The University is privately supported,
non-sectarian institution, located in Coral Gables, Florida, on a 260-acre subtropical campus. The
University comprises 11 degree granting schools and colleges, including Architecture, Arts and
Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Music,
Nursing, and Marine and Atmospheric Science (www.miami.edu).
THE LIBRARY: The University of Miami Libraries (www.library.miami.edu) rank among the top
research libraries in North America with a collection of over 3.6 million volumes and 99,060 current
serials titles, including 97,074 electronic journals. The Otto G. Richter Library lies in the center of the
Coral Gables campus and serves as the central library for the University. Other University of Miami
libraries include the Paul Buisson Architecture Library, the Judi Prokop Newman Business Information
Resource Center, the Marta & Austin Weeks Music Library, and the Marine and Atmospheric Science
Library. The University also has independent medical and law libraries. The Libraries provide support
and services for approximately 11,123 undergraduates, 5,725 graduate students, and 14,604 full and part
time faculty and staff. Excluding the independent libraries, the University Libraries employ 62
professional and 74 support staff and are a member of ARL, ASERL, CLIR, CRL, NERL, OCLC
Research Library Partners, HathiTrust, APTrust, DPN, SEFLIN and Lyrasis.
The Cuban Heritage Collection collects, preserves, and provides access to primary and secondary
sources of enduring historical, research, and artefactual value which relate to Cuba and the Cuban
diaspora from colonial times to the present. The Collection supports the teaching, learning, and research
needs of the University of Miami and the broader scholarly community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be
assigned.
Performance
• Manages manuscript collections and related materials such as photographs, posters, and
audiovisual resources.
o Appraises and accessions manuscript collections and related materials.
o Manages space allocations for these materials onsite and coordinates off-site access and
space allocations for CHC collections with Access Services
o Collaborates in developing goals for collections arrangement and description and
establishes mechanisms for reducing processing backlog.
o Participates in the implementation of policies and standards for the arrangement and
description of physical and born-digital archival materials.
o Supervises and directs the Archives Team of staff, students, and volunteers.
o Serves as a liaison to the Preservation unit to meet the preservation and conservation
needs of manuscript materials.
• Processes permanent and historically valuable materials.
o Develops processing plans to determine order, specificity, and appropriate level of
description and analysis.
o Arranges and describes manuscript collections and related materials.
o Creates finding aids for online publication and collection-level MARC records.
o Provides quality-control and edits finding aids and other discovery tools created by
other members of the Archives Team.
o Ensures the online publication of finding aids and other access tools.
o Prepares manuscript collections and related materials for digitization.
o Serves as a liaison to the Digital Collections Committee.
• Participates in the educational and outreach activities as requested.
o Provides research assistance to users of CHC archival materials as needed.
o Assists with instructional activities related to primary sources as needed.
o Assists with the development and preparation of exhibitions and events.
o Participates in collection development activities and engages regularly with the
community and donors.
o Participates in Board meetings of the Amigos of the Cuban Heritage Collection.
o Promotes the archival collections of the CHC at conferences and other fora.
Service
• Keeps abreast of relevant technology, literature, and studies for current awareness of trends,
developments, and best practices in librarianship and archival processes.
• Serves on/participates in Libraries and University organizations, committees, task forces, and
teams as appropriate.
QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
• ALA-accredited Master’s degree, an ALA approved overseas equivalent, or a Ph.D. with
appropriate library experience.
• Coursework or other formal training in archival management.
• Relevant library experience, including at least one year of experience in special collections or
archives.
• Demonstrated knowledge of archival appraisal, preservation, arrangement, description, and
access theories and procedures.
• Familiarity with issues, trends, principles and practices in archives and special collections.
• Oral and written fluency in both English and Spanish.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to assess objectives and operational requirements to develop and implement policies
and procedures.
• Strong commitment to excellence in service.
• Experience in using personal computers and related software applications including Microsoft
Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access.
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
• Demonstrated initiative and flexibility.
• Aptitude for accuracy and detail.
• Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
Preferred:
• Supervisory experience.
• Experience in project planning, management, and completion.
• Scholarly knowledge of the history and culture of Cuba and its diaspora.
• Knowledge of EAD and DACS.
• Familiarity with “More Product, Less Process” approaches to archival processing.
• Experience with at least one archival management software (e.g. Archon, ArchivesSpace, etc.)
• Familiarity with Web development tools.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience
and qualifications. This is a non-tenure track faculty appointment at the Librarian Assistant or
Associate Professor rank. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package including: TIAACREF;
medical and dental insurance; life, disability, and long-term care insurance available; tuition
remission; 13 paid holidays; and 22 days annual vacation. Additional employment benefits available
include credit union; Employee Assistance Program; bookstore, and sporting event discounts; optional
fee-based membership in a state-of-the-art wellness center, and no state or local income taxes. More
information on benefits can be found at: www.miami.edu/benefits.
APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled; however, applications received by August 15th will receive priority
consideration. Applications should be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae and the names of three references. Send nominations and applications to:
Human Resources Manager
Otto G. Richter Library
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248214
Coral Gables, FL 33124-0320
e-mail: richter.recruiting@miami.edu
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The University
has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates of diverse
cultural backgrounds.

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Discussion Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Spanish Language Specialist), University of Miami Libraries (apply by Aug 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 03:10 pm

CATALOGING & METADATA LIBRARIAN (SPANISH LANGUAGE SPECIALIST)

CATALOGING & METADATA LIBRARIAN (SPANISH LANGUAGE SPECIALIST)
The University of Miami Libraries seeks applications for an innovative and collaborative professional for the position of Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Spanish Language Specialist). This position will support the discovery of and access to the Libraries’ physical and digital content through resource description activities. Reporting to the Head of Metadata & Discovery Services, the incumbent will be responsible for resource description and authority work for Spanish language materials across all libraries and all materials of the distinctive and general collections, with strong liaison work with the Cuban Heritage Collection.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performance:
• Performs original and complex copy cataloging of Spanish language materials for all collections in all
formats (mostly monographs, serials, CDs, DVDs, artists’ books) in the MARC format. Serves as a liaison to
the Cuban Heritage Collection and is the primary cataloger for the Cuban Heritage Collection.
• Contributes to metadata creation activities for local digital collections and assists with high priority
original cataloging for general collections, as needed.
• Establishes and revises practices, workflows, and procedures for providing bibliographic access through
various discovery tools in conjunction with other faculty and staff.
• Identifies, develops, and oversees cataloging projects, which may include developing policies,
documenting procedures, maintaining statistics, and managing workflows with colleagues.
 Resolves problems to ensure bibliographic, holdings, and authority records meet local and national
standards.
 Supervises, trains, and helps evaluate cataloging staff and students.
 Partners with the Special Collections Metadata and Cataloging Librarian, Digital Initiatives Metadata
Librarian, Cuban Heritage Collection Archivist, and Digital Production staff to aid in resource description
of physical and digital distinctive collection materials.
 Maintains awareness of general trends and changes affecting resource description and discovery
environments.
 Demonstrates commitment to user-centered library service and the ability to work flexibly and creatively
in a changing and fast-paced environment with a culturally diverse population.
 Shows evidence of continued professional development, involvement, and contribution.
Service:
 Serves on/participates in University and Library committees, task forces, and teams as appropriate.
 Networks, collaborates and actively participates in local, regional, national, or international organizations
regarding issues in librarianship, cataloging, and metadata creation.
 Represents and promotes the University of Miami Libraries in local, state-wide, regional, national, or
international organizations, as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
 Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library science program or ALA approved foreign equivalent.
 Knowledge of resource description standards, formats, and schemes including but not limited to: RDA,
Dublin Core, XML, MARC bibliographic and authority formats.
 Relevant library experience, including at least one year of experience in MARC cataloging.
 Excellent communication skills (reading, writing, speaking) in Spanish and in English.
 Interest in Latin American Studies and/or Cuban Studies.
 Experience working with library management systems, discovery tools, and OCLC Connexion.
 Demonstrated ability to work quickly and accurately in a service and production-oriented environment.
 Ability to adapt to and embrace a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, where there will be
experimentation in resource description practices and communication formats.
 Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and in teams within the Library and University.
 Excellent analytical, time management, and problem-solving skills.
Desirable:
 Reading knowledge of languages beyond Spanish (Portuguese, French, Haitian Creole preferred).
 Experience contributing to the Program for Cooperative Cataloging’s NACO program.
 Experience with metadata creation for digital objects within a digital content management system.
 Experience using Ex Libris’ Alma library management system.
 Supervisory experience; ability to motivate staff, set priorities, and lead projects.

UNIVERSITY: The University of Miami is one of the nation’s leading research universities in a community of extraordinary diversity and international vitality. The University is privately supported, non-sectarian institution, located in Coral Gables, Florida, on a 260-acre subtropical campus. The University comprises 11 degree granting schools and colleges, including Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Marine and Atmospheric Science (www.miami.edu).
THE LIBRARY: The University of Miami Libraries (www.library.miami.edu) rank among the top research libraries in North America with a collection of over 3.6 million volumes and 99,060 current serials titles, including 97,074 electronic journals. The Otto G. Richter Library lies in the center of the Coral Gables campus and serves as the central library for the University. Other University of Miami libraries include the Paul Buisson Architecture Library, the Judi Prokop Newman Business Information Resource Center, the Marta & Austin Weeks Music Library, and the Marine and Atmospheric Science Library. The University also has independent medical and law libraries. The Libraries provide support and services for approximately 11,123 undergraduates, 5,725 graduate students, and 14,604 full and part time faculty and staff. Excluding the independent libraries, the University Libraries employ 62 professional and 74 support staff and are a member of ARL, ASERL, CLIR, CRL, NERL, OCLC Research Library Partners, HathiTrust, APTrust, DPN, SEFLIN and Lyrasis.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Metadata & Discovery Services Department improves the discovery of and access to the library resources across multiple library platforms, including the Library catalog and Digital Collections. This resource description and discovery work serves to describe all physical and electronic resources acquired and retained by the library through up-to-date cataloging and metadata practices. Librarians and staff members engage external and internal users about metadata standards, production, transformation, and consulting services. This department has nine non-exempt staff members, one exempt administrative professional, and five Librarian Faculty members. We are positioned within the Libraries’ Information Management & Systems Division (Access Services, Metadata & Discovery Services, Systems, Web & Emerging Technologies) and are located on the third floor of the Richter Library.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a non-tenure track faculty appointment at the Librarian Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package including: TIAA-CREF; medical and dental insurance; life, disability, and long-term care insurance available; tuition remission; 13 paid holidays; and 22 days annual vacation. Additional employment benefits available include credit union; Employee Assistance Program; bookstore, and sporting event discounts; optional fee-based membership in a state-of-the-art wellness center, and no state or local income taxes. More information on benefits can be found at: www.miami.edu/benefits.

APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, applications received by Monday, August 29th will receive priority consideration. Applications should be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references. Send nominations and applications to:
Human Resources Manager
Otto G. Richter Library
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248214
Coral Gables, FL 33124-0320
e-mail: richter.recruiting@miami.edu

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The University has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds 

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