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Discussion Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management, William Paterson University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:38 pm

Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management, Job Code 727

https://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/emps/jobs/positions2.cfm?job=27415

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management.   

Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management, Job Code 727

https://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/emps/jobs/positions2.cfm?job=27415

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management.   

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, The Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management provides leadership, vision and overall management of Cheng Library’s Resource Management Division, which covers all library technical services personnel, operations, and departments, and is a member of the library’s management and planning team. S/he participates in strategic planning, development of new initiatives, policy development, and library governance. The Assistant Director participates in the Library’s User Education and Liaison programs, and serves on Library, University, regional and national committees, as appropriate.  The Resource Management Division includes the Periodicals & Interlibrary Loan, Cataloging, Library Information Systems, and Acquisitions departments.

Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree and a second master’s (or doctoral) degree in a field relevant to the University curriculum; Demonstrated strong communication, analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills; Evidence of extensive knowledge about library technical service operations, trends, and best practices; A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible academic library employment, including supervisory and administrative experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Front-line experience working in at least one core area of library technical services; experience with budgeting; experience working with the Voyager System; work experience with diverse populations.
    
William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Leah Zamora at LibrarySearch@wpunj.edu or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Cheng Library, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University visit www.wpunj.edu.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. 

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Discussion Assistant Dean, University of Oregon Libraries - Library Administrative Services

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:38 pm

http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/521134/assistant-dean-library-ad...

Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Assistant Dean, Administrative Services, provides strategic, administrative leadership in the areas of financial management services, facilities management and business services, and human resources management, all of which includes communication and application of related University and library policies and procedures. The Assistant Dean supervises staff and student assistants. She or he may also serve as the Acting Dean in the absence of the Dean and Associate Deans. The position is responsible for responding to the needs of faculty, students, staff, and the public. 

This position provides leadership and oversight for assigned areas in the position’s portfolio, but also contributes significant hands-on work related to budget development and management, and library-wide evaluation and assessment. The Assistant Dean directly supervises 2.0 FTE officers of administration and 1.0 FTE classified staff, and is responsible for a total permanent staff of nine, plus several student assistants. The position provides leadership as the administrative sponsor for the Evaluation, Assessment, and User Experience Team, the Library Emergency Preparedness and Response Team, the Student Supervisors Group, the Undergraduate Research Award Committee, and ad hoc working groups as needed. The incumbent also serves as a member of the senior-level Administrative Team and Library Council, and participates in appropriate professional development activities and organizations to stay current with trends and practices in the field, and to meet criteria for promotion and retention. For a full job posting, including instructions on how to apply, please visit the UO Career Website.

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Discussion Assistant Dean, Library Administrative Services at University of Oregon (apply by Oct 12)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:38 pm

http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/521134/assistant-dean-library-ad...

Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Assistant Dean, Administrative Services, provides strategic, administrative leadership in the areas of financial management services, facilities management and business services, and human resources management, all of which includes communication and application of related University and library policies and procedures. The Assistant Dean supervises staff and student assistants. She or he may also serve as the Acting Dean in the absence of the Dean and Associate Deans. The position is responsible for responding to the needs of faculty, students, staff, and the public. 

This position provides leadership and oversight for assigned areas in the position’s portfolio, but also contributes significant hands-on work related to budget development and management, and library-wide evaluation and assessment. The Assistant Dean directly supervises 2.0 FTE officers of administration and 1.0 FTE classified staff, and is responsible for a total permanent staff of nine, plus several student assistants. The position provides leadership as the administrative sponsor for the Evaluation, Assessment, and User Experience Team, the Library Emergency Preparedness and Response Team, the Student Supervisors Group, the Undergraduate Research Award Committee, and ad hoc working groups as needed. The incumbent also serves as a member of the senior-level Administrative Team and Library Council, and participates in appropriate professional development activities and organizations to stay current with trends and practices in the field, and to meet criteria for promotion and retention. For a full job posting, including instructions on how to apply, please visit the UO Career Website.

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Discussion All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (apply by Oct 7)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:37 pm

http://hsls.pitt.edu/about/positions/

The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the newly created position of All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR).

http://hsls.pitt.edu/about/positions/

The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the newly created position of All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR).

The National Library of Medicine has initiated a new program with the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program to stimulate and facilitate community engagement and participant support through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator will work within NY, NJ, PA and DE and in collaboration with All of Us program partners, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and regional partners to develop, pilot, model and evaluate All of Us community engagement activities. The Coordinator will work with regional public libraries, community-based organizations and others to develop activities based on community health needs. Target areas will be chosen to reach underrepresented populations typically not included in research.

View the full job posting for extended description and qualifications.

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Discussion 4 Environmental/Historic Preservation Technicians, Austin and Houston areas (apply by Oct 10)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:37 pm

We are actively recruiting local hires that live in the Austin and Houston Texas area, if you know anyone that has the background in Environmental or Historic Preservation that lives in these area’s please have them apply to one of the links below. Thanks

Environmental Technician – Austin
https://wit.twc.state.tx.us/WORKINTEXAS/wtx?u=1505569556921&pageid=EM_JP...

We are actively recruiting local hires that live in the Austin and Houston Texas area, if you know anyone that has the background in Environmental or Historic Preservation that lives in these area’s please have them apply to one of the links below. Thanks

Environmental Technician – Austin
https://wit.twc.state.tx.us/WORKINTEXAS/wtx?u=1505569556921&pageid=EM_JP...

Environmental Technician – Houston
https://wit.twc.state.tx.us/WORKINTEXAS/wtx?u=1505569622159&pageid=EM_JP...

Historic Preservation Technician – Austin
https://wit.twc.state.tx.us/WORKINTEXAS/wtx?u=1505569753138&pageid=EM_JP...

Historic Preservation Technician – Houston
https://wit.twc.state.tx.us/WORKINTEXAS/wtx?u=1505570167068&pageid=EM_JP...

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Discussion 2 Youth Services Librarian positions, Alexandria VA

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:37 pm

Youth Services Manager (Librarian II) - Full-Time (40 Hours a Week) – starting salary range $51,552.80 - $60,885.50, Burke Branch

Youth Services Manager (Librarian II) - Full-Time (40 Hours a Week) – starting salary range $51,552.80 - $60,885.50, Burke Branch

Youth Services Librarian (Librarian I) - Full-Time (40 Hours a Week) – starting salary range $46,758.92 - $57,154.76, Beatley Central

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Discussion Youth Librarian - African American Cultural Competency, Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon (Apply by Sept 22)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:08 pm

Youth Librarian (African American Cultural Competency)
Multnomah County Library; Portland, Oregon

Job #: 7222-64

Salary: $26.50 to $32.60 per hour

Closing Date: Friday, September 22, 2017

http://web.multco.us/jobs

Youth Librarian (African American Cultural Competency)
Multnomah County Library; Portland, Oregon

Job #: 7222-64

Salary: $26.50 to $32.60 per hour

Closing Date: Friday, September 22, 2017

http://web.multco.us/jobs

Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon is looking for a compassionate, dedicated, forward-thinking Youth Librarian, who has experience and a passion for working with the African American community. We're committed to providing the best possible traditional and cutting-edge library services to children and young adults, both in our buildings and in the community, and we seek someone who shares that commitment.

As the Youth Librarian, you will draw on your expertise in youth literature and development when providing excellent customer and informational service to children, teens, families, educators, and care providers. You’ll be responsible for connecting internal and external patrons, particularly African Americans, with the information they seek as well as delivering a variety of professional-level library services. You will assess the needs of the community and plan, prepare and implement programs (including Black storytimes) and outreach for your service area, as well as build and maintain professional relationships with patrons and surrounding organizations. Not only will you develop programs for youth, you will also collaborate with your manager to identify opportunities and develop adult programs for the African American community as well. You will work closely with fellow branch staff as well as the Youth Services team. You will help ensure that branch continues to be a welcoming space for the community.

To be successful in this role, you must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, leadership and communication skills to help the library develop innovative services for the 21st century. You’re experimental and a risk-taker who is willing to try new things. You will be comfortable working with all youth of all ages, particularly African American youth and be able to shift with ease between storytime, school-age programs, and teen volunteer recruitment and mentorship. You don’t shy away from technology; you actually embrace it and understand the importance of and know how to use various types of social media. You will occasionally serve as the person-in-charge of the branch.

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit our website at: http://web.multco.us/jobs

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Discussion Librarian II/III - Engineering and Media Lab Librarian, MIT Libraries (Apply by Oct 10)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:07 pm

Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services
Librarian II/III

http://careers.mit.edu/

The MIT Libraries seek an enthusiastic and collaborative professional to serve as an Engineering Librarian and to coordinate a team of colleagues supporting the renowned MIT Media Lab.

Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services
Librarian II/III

http://careers.mit.edu/

The MIT Libraries seek an enthusiastic and collaborative professional to serve as an Engineering Librarian and to coordinate a team of colleagues supporting the renowned MIT Media Lab.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online at: http://careers.mit.edu/. Applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by October 10, 2017; position open until filled. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly welcomes applications from qualified women and minority candidates.

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Discussion Engineering and Media Lab Librarian, MIT Libraries (Apply by Oct 10)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:07 pm

Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services
Librarian II/III

http://careers.mit.edu/

The MIT Libraries seek an enthusiastic and collaborative professional to serve as an Engineering Librarian and to coordinate a team of colleagues supporting the renowned MIT Media Lab.

Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services
Librarian II/III

http://careers.mit.edu/

The MIT Libraries seek an enthusiastic and collaborative professional to serve as an Engineering Librarian and to coordinate a team of colleagues supporting the renowned MIT Media Lab.

The Engineering and Media Lab (EML) Librarian serves as the Libraries’ expert on the research, teaching and learning practices related to Mechanical Engineering, the MIT Media Lab, and selected other engineering departments and interdisciplinary centers. As a liaison, the EML Librarian will:

• Provide innovative instruction and design learning experiences that address research practice, information and data management, and key issues of the global, digitally-networkedinformation ecosystem.
• Offer expert research support throughout the entire research cycle from discovery to management of information and data to the development and dissemination of research products.
• Develop a program of outreach, drawing upon the full range of library services, to facilitate the success of varied research endeavors including local and global collaborations, interdisciplinary teams, industry or grand challenges competitions, online learning projects, and original undergraduate and graduate student research.
• Use institutional knowledge to facilitate collaborative learning communities and foster scholarly communities of practice with both service design and technologies.
• Engage in resource selection in relevant disciplines, and contribute to library collection development initiatives that both expand access to research through open access and inside-out collection practices, as well as help to shape the functionality of platforms through which information is made available.

Leveraging knowledge of their constituents’ goals and needs, and using systematic business intelligence practices, the EML Librarian gathers and analyzes information that is vital to the success of MIT Libraries’ strategic initiatives and innovative service design. The successful candidate will bring essential expertise, experience, and leadership skills for advancing the partnerships and collaborations needed in the MIT Libraries’ fulfillment of the Future of Libraries Task Force Report recommendations.

The EML Librarian reports to the Department Head for Liaison, Instruction & Reference Services. They work collaboratively with science and engineering colleagues to provide strong and evolving services, and with humanities, management and social science colleagues to support interdisciplinary research. The EML librarian supports the quality and impact of library services by leading or participating in department and system-wide initiatives, serving on teams and task forces, and through leadership or service coordination roles. Professionals who enthusiastically embrace the empathy, courage, self-reflection, and respect essential in a multi-cultural, diverse and inclusive workplace, and who strive to incorporate those values in public service work, research and program development are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online at: http://careers.mit.edu/. Applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by October 10, 2017; position open until filled. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly welcomes applications from qualified women and minority candidates.

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Discussion Instruction and Outreach Assistants and Circulation Assistant, University Libraries at Loyola University Chicago (Apply by Sept 18)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:06 pm

The University Libraries at Loyola University Chicago have created 4 new part-time assistant positions for students currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library science program. We plan to hire:

• Two Instruction and Outreach Assistants to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park
• One Instruction and Outreach Assistant to work at the Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago
• One Circulation Assistant to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park

The University Libraries at Loyola University Chicago have created 4 new part-time assistant positions for students currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library science program. We plan to hire:

• Two Instruction and Outreach Assistants to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park
• One Instruction and Outreach Assistant to work at the Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago
• One Circulation Assistant to work at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park

Instruction and Outreach Assistant: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5693
Circulation Assistant: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5687

These positions will require approximately 15-19 hours of work each week and will continue through late April/early May 2018. The start date will be early October, exact date to be determined. The salary is $18 per hour, and benefits are not included.

To be considered for the position, please fill out an application and submit a cover letter detailing your experience and interest, and a CV/resume. The deadline for applications Monday, September 18, with a review of applications beginning immediately.

Please view the complete position descriptions and submit applications via the Loyola University employee applicant system.

Please contact Niamh McGuigan (nmcguigan@luc.edu) with any questions.

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