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

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 11:04 am

Please permit me to share an urgently needed librarian position at Earl S. Richardson Library Morgan State University. Interested scholars should complete application on Morgan website (http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/ADMINISTRATION/OFFICES/HR/Employment_App...) and contact me. Please feel free to contact me for further information!
Thank you

Please permit me to share an urgently needed librarian position at Earl S. Richardson Library Morgan State University. Interested scholars should complete application on Morgan website (http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/ADMINISTRATION/OFFICES/HR/Employment_App...) and contact me. Please feel free to contact me for further information!
Thank you

Chris Iweha, MLS, MLIS, MSc.
Spectrum Scholar
Associate Director for Public Services (ADPS)
Earl S Richardson Library
Morgan State University
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 443-885-3478
Cell: 443-600-8499

Morgan State University- Earl S. Richardson Library
FY17 2016-399 REFERENCE/GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS LIBRARIAN
Job # FY17 2016-399
Job Type Administrative
Department Earl S. Richardson Library
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full-Time
Class Code 9003
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date December 12, 2016
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Department: Earl S. Richardson Library
Introduction: The Earl S. Richardson Library is currently recruiting for a Reference/ Government Documents Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of Morgan State University, the largest Historically Black University in Maryland.
Duties: Providing general and specific reference/information services; providing supervision and services in the library's Government documents department; serving as a liaison to one or more academic disciplines; assisting in the development and implementation of library digital projects related to the provision of information/ reference services and instruction; writing and submitting reports; assisting the IT department with the development of an infrastructure for the dissemination of new library technologies; providing monthly workshops and "Emerging Library Technology Talks" for patrons and staff and performing other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA accredited college or university and one year of experience with current digital library technologies.
Requirements: Proven instruction and digital track record; ability to understand and apply departmental policies and procedures; the ability to supervise staff and student workers;
To Apply: Email a cover letter to jobs@morgan.edu, indicating Job # FY17 2016-399 in the subject line and attach the following items: a resume, a completed Morgan State University Employment Application, (which should include salary history and references). Alternatively, you may mail the required items to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, and 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251. Application packets can also be faxed to: 443-885-8209 (Incomplete submissions of any type may not be given consideration).
If you have submitted an electronic application successfully, you will receive a confirmation message.
**NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW. **
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States. EEO/AA

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

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:53 am

Please permit me to share an urgently needed librarian position at Earl S. Richardson Library Morgan State University. Interested scholars should complete application on Morgan website (http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/ADMINISTRATION/OFFICES/HR/Employment_App...) and contact me. Please feel free to contact me for further information! 
Thank you

Please permit me to share an urgently needed librarian position at Earl S. Richardson Library Morgan State University. Interested scholars should complete application on Morgan website (http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/ADMINISTRATION/OFFICES/HR/Employment_App...) and contact me. Please feel free to contact me for further information! 
Thank you

Chris Iweha, MLS, MLIS, MSc.
Spectrum Scholar
Associate Director for Public Services (ADPS)
Earl S Richardson Library
Morgan State University
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 443-885-3478
Cell: 443-600-8499

Morgan State University- Earl S. Richardson Library

http://www.morgan.edu/finance_and_management/office_of_human_resources/e... 
FY17 2016-C407 INFORMATION LITERACY LIBRARIAN
Job # FY17 2016-C407
Job Type: Contractual
Department: Earl S. Richardson Library
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full-Time
Class Code: C9003
Pay Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date: December 19, 2016
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Division: Earl S. Richardson Library
Introduction: The Earl S. Richardson Library is recruiting for an Information Literacy Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of one of the Nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).
Duties: Providing library instruction in the information literacy program; delivering general and specific reference, information, research assistance, and services to individuals and groups within the Morgan State University community; developing information literacy tutorials; assisting in the development and documentation of library policies and procedures; collecting and assembling statistics in cogent reports and developing assessment tools; providing collection development assistance and creating reports supporting federal materials ordered and received and other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Master's degree in Library/ Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or closely related field.
Requirements: Must have reference and/or teaching experience in an academic or library setting; demonstrated familiarity with current library technologies; ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing); ability to organize multiple priorities; a demonstrated commitment to professional development and the ability to establish positive relationships with students, faculty and staff.
To Apply: Email a cover letter to jobs@morgan.edu, indicating Job # FY17 2017-C407 in the subject line and attach the following items: a resume, a completed Morgan State University Employment Application, (which should include salary requirements and references). Alternatively, you may mail the required items to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, and 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251. Application packets can also be faxed to: 443-885-8209 (Incomplete submissions of any type may not be given consideration). 

If you have submitted an electronic application successfully, you will receive a confirmation message.
**NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW. **
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States. EEO/AA

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

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:52 am

Please permit me to share an urgently needed librarian position at Earl S. Richardson Library Morgan State University. Interested scholars should complete application on Morgan website (http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/ADMINISTRATION/OFFICES/HR/Employment_App...) and contact me. Please feel free to contact me for further information! 
Thank you

Please permit me to share an urgently needed librarian position at Earl S. Richardson Library Morgan State University. Interested scholars should complete application on Morgan website (http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/ADMINISTRATION/OFFICES/HR/Employment_App...) and contact me. Please feel free to contact me for further information! 
Thank you

Chris Iweha, MLS, MLIS, MSc.
Spectrum Scholar
Associate Director for Public Services (ADPS)
Earl S Richardson Library
Morgan State University
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 443-885-3478
Cell: 443-600-8499

Morgan State University- Earl S. Richardson Library FY16 2016-364 INSTRUCTIONAL & DIGITAL INITIATIVES LIBRARIAN
Job #FY16 2016-364
Job Type: Administrative
Department: Earl S. Richardson Library
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full-Time
Class Code: A9003
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date: July 18, 2016
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The Earl S. Richardson Library is currently recruiting for an Instructional & Digital Initiatives Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of Morgan State University, the largest Historically Black University in Maryland. Duties: Providing general instruction and leading the library team in implementing digital projects; creating, implementing and interweaving innovative digital applications; implementing and troubleshooting EBSCO's and EDS discovery layer tools; managing referenced statistics and providing monthly reports; surveying blogs, key online sites and technical journals; developing infrastructure for the dissemination of new library technologies; assisting library patrons with reference queries; providing monthly "emerging technologies talks" for patrons and library staff and performing other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA accredited university and one year of experience with current digital library technologies. Requirements: Proven instruction and digital track record; ability to understand and apply departmental policies and procedures; and the ability to communicate effectively. To Apply: Email a cover letter to jobs@morgan.edu, indicating Job # FY16 2016-364 in the subject line and attach the following items: a resume, a completed Morgan State University Employment Application, (which should include salary requirements and references). Alternatively, you may mail the required items to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, and 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251. Application packets can also be faxed to: 443-885-8209 (Incomplete submissions of any type may not be given consideration). If you have submitted an electronic application successfully, you will receive a confirmation message. **NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW. ** MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States. EEO/AA

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Discussion Librarian for African Studies and African American Studies, Duke University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:40 am

The Librarian for African Studies and African American Studies actively engages with faculty, students, visiting scholars and staff in the African and African American Studies Department and other academic departments and programs at Duke to support current teaching and research needs, as well as to identify emerging areas for library support.

The Librarian for African Studies and African American Studies actively engages with faculty, students, visiting scholars and staff in the African and African American Studies Department and other academic departments and programs at Duke to support current teaching and research needs, as well as to identify emerging areas for library support. S/he manages the Libraries’ collections in these areas to support scholarship throughout the research lifecycle and collaborates with colleagues in the Duke University Libraries to provide and promote library resources and services in the interdisciplinary areas of global black studies.

Responsibilities
ENGAGEMENT

Serve as liaison to the African and African American Studies Department and also work with the Duke University Center for African and African American Research (CAAAR).
Take initiative to identify, meet, and facilitate ongoing communication about resource needs and service expectations.
Educate and inform faculty and students on issues of scholarly communication, such as copyright, intellectual freedom, fair use, e-privacy concerns, and censorship of Internet content.
TEACHING & LEARNING

Design and implement strategic and pedagogically appropriate instruction for library users through a variety of methods.
Promote use of subject-specific information resources and services to meet user needs and expectations, utilizing current technologies and information tools.
Support university outreach initiatives to K-12 teachers.
RESEARCH SERVICES

Provide in-depth, specialized research consultation and reference for Duke University Libraries' users.
Participate in general research and reference services at the Libraries’ service desk and through e-mail, phone, and instant messaging.
Partner with faculty and other library staff on digital scholarship projects at all stages including planning, proposal, design, development, maintenance and preservation. Keep abreast of issues relating to digitization, data management, and visualization.
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

Develop and manage collections to support multi-disciplinary research and instruction in sub-Saharan African Studies as well as African American and African Diaspora Studies by formulating policies and selecting materials in relevant formats and languages.
Participate in relevant consortial activities, especially in TRLN, Ivy Plus and CRL.
Work with other subject librarians, African vendors and technical services, to ensure access to scholarly resources.
Collect, analyze, and report on metrics relevant to library goals; use relevant metrics in making judgments and recommendations; identify and use trend information in planning.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND DEVELOPMENT

Display continuing growth in professional and subject knowledge and take an active interest in the profession. Growth and interest should be demonstrated through continuing development of professional knowledge and abilities, membership and participation in professional organizations, and service to the library, University, or community in a professional capacity.
Participates in the planning, review, and implementation of the goals, policies, and procedures of the International and Area Studies Department, assuming department-wide leadership responsibility for initiatives such as, collection assessment, data management, digital projects, scholarly communication or outreach.
Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
None
Qualifications
It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.

Education:
Required: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or an advanced degree in a relevant subject area along with library experience. Understanding of current trends in scholarship.

Preferred: Both an ALA-accredited Master’s degree and an advanced degree in a relevant subject area. Demonstrated record of continued education in African or African American Studies and librarianship.

Experience:
Required: Familiarity with information resources in a variety of formats in the humanities and social sciences; teaching or library instruction experience. Must be flexible and a self-starter; have the ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment; possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills as well as a strong commitment to public service.

Preferred: Three years of relevant professional experience and strong academic background in a relevant field; experience providing research service, preferably in an academic setting; knowledge of initiatives and trends related to research in international and area studies fields and to the evolving scholarly communication landscape, including knowledge of the publishing industry in the regions relevant to studies of various African countries; familiarity with web publishing technologies; experience with user and/or usability study methodologies; experience with assessment tools and methods; experience with data curation; knowledge of concepts related to open access and digital scholarship and services; knowledge of French, German, Kiswahili or Afrikaans; experience with digital arts/ humanities and social science research tools and approaches (e.g. harvest crawls, text mining, data visualization, image analysis)

Working Conditions
Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
Occasional bending, crouching, stooping
Normal office environment.
Occasional weekend and/or evening shifts may be required.
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Salary and Benefits
Salary and rank dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes 20 days vacation, 13 holidays, 12 days sick leave; health, dental, disability and life insurance and support for professional development and training.

Environment
Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university's intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Lilly, Music, and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke's hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

Duke offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/index.php

Application
Cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references should be submitted to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8828 . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications which are missing any of the components listed above will not be reviewed.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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Discussion Discovery Cataloger, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (apply by Jan. 29)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:39 am

The University Libraries of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro seek an innovative, collaborative librarian to serve in the position of Discovery Cataloger. This position will assist in ensuring that the University Libraries provide efficient access to resources while adhering to national standards and best practices. This tenure‐track position will work as part of a team that plans, implements, maintains, and assesses e‐resources, metadata services, and authority control for the Libraries’ electronic collections and other initiatives.

The University Libraries of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro seek an innovative, collaborative librarian to serve in the position of Discovery Cataloger. This position will assist in ensuring that the University Libraries provide efficient access to resources while adhering to national standards and best practices. This tenure‐track position will work as part of a team that plans, implements, maintains, and assesses e‐resources, metadata services, and authority control for the Libraries’ electronic collections and other initiatives. In this role, the Discovery Cataloger will collaborate with personnel in departments across the University Libraries, including Technical Services, Electronic Resources and Information Technology, and Research, Outreach, and Instruction.

For more information, and to apply for this position, please visit: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/7871.

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Discussion Head of Research & Instructional Services, J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte (apply by Feb. 21)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:37 am

Head of Research & Instructional Services

Head of Research & Instructional Services
The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Head of Research & Instructional Services to provide vision and strategic direction in offering user-centered support for the scholarly activities of the UNC Charlotte community. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services, the successful candidate will manage and support a dynamic and collaborative team of faculty librarians and professional staff in developing and delivering innovative services, resources, and programs. The person in this position will lead the department in engaging with faculty and students, providing in-depth, specialized research consultation and reference services, offering library and research instruction, and conducting liaison-led collection development.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a rapidly growing research intensive University offering over 28,500 students a variety of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs in seven academic colleges. UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library is a comprehensive research library with over 1.9 million printed books, 930,000 e-books, over 400 databases, approximately 75,000 journals and an annual budget of over $10 million.
UNC Charlotte is located in the largest city in North Carolina, a beautiful southern city of 775,202 with over 1.5 million in the greater metropolitan area, in one of the fastest growing regions in the country. Located on a 1,000 acre wooded campus, the University is accessible to the city's performing arts and cultural and sports events and to recreational lakes.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
● Provide leadership and set priorities and goals for Research & Instructional Services (RIS) in alignment with the University’s and Library’s mission and strategic plan
● Encourage the exploration and adoption of innovative approaches to research, instruction, and outreach to library patrons; regularly assess and evaluate services and resources
● Manage all operations of Research & Instructional Services: hire, train, supervise, and evaluate RIS employees (11 faculty and 1 staff); establish, communicate, and manage policies & procedures in consultation with RIS faculty and staff
● Mentor faculty librarians and professional staff; encourage RIS librarians and staff to experiment and take risks, to try new approaches, and to share experiences and materials
● Oversee training, scheduling, and delivery of in-person and virtual reference and research services in cooperation with other library public services
● Supervise the Instruction Coordinator, and collaborate in the design, implementation, and assessment of pedagogically strong, curriculum-integrated library instruction
● Lead an active liaison program to connect expertise with needs and opportunities; coordinate and supervise liaisons’ collection development responsibilities
● Represent the values and priorities of RIS as it engages in library-wide projects and discussions; advocate for the needs of RIS and support liaisons in advocating for faculty and student patrons of the library
● Facilitate and partner with liaisons in outreach to departments, programs, offices, and groups on campus and in the community; lead the relationship of RIS to library communications and marketing

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
● Serve as liaison to designated academic departments to provide instruction, research, and collection support; participate in the provision of in-person and virtual research services and of instruction for first-year undergraduate students
● Engage in professional service and scholarly contributions encompassing best practices and innovation in research, reference, and liaison services; participate in committees and faculty governance in the library and on campus
● Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements
● Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association
● At least five years of progressively more responsible professional experience providing research, instruction, and liaison services
● Evidence of strong supervisory and team management skills in an academic library
● Evidence of a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community
● Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, and a strong commitment to public service
● Demonstrated experience collaborating within and outside the library to create an environment supportive of interdisciplinary research and discovery
● Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; ability to act with transparency and collegiality to foster an environment of mutual respect

Preferred Education, Skills and Training Experience:
● Experience supervising librarians and/or professional staff in an academic library
● Experience with collection management
● Knowledge of the research needs of students and faculty at a Doctoral Intensive Institution
● Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in planning, implementing, and assessing significant library initiatives
● Demonstrated experience identifying and implementing new technologies and approaches in library services, learning, and research.
● Evidence of intellectual curiosity, adaptability, and reflective practice.

To apply:
ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/ (Search Faculty Vacancies - Position # 008664) or use direct link https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/14103

The following Application Materials must be attached to your electronic submission:
● Cover letter
● Resume/CV
● Names (including titles and company/institutions), addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. The Search Committee will not contact references before verifying permission with the candidate.

The review of applications will begin February 21. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. Appointment requires successful completion of background check.
J. Murrey Atkins Library supports and affirms diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism. Through our collections, services, policies, and programs, we strive to support these values, and we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve this goal. AA/EOE
For additional information about The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, please visit our Web site: http://www.uncc.edu.
For further details about Atkins Library, please consult our web site: http://library.uncc.edu.

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Discussion Undergraduate Teaching and Outreach Librarian, Yale University Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:35 am

Undergraduate Teaching and Outreach Librarian
Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Requisition: 41377BR
www.yale.edu/jobs

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Undergraduate Teaching and Outreach Librarian
Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Requisition: 41377BR
www.yale.edu/jobs

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Position Focus: In the fall of 2017, Yale’s thirteenth and fourteenth residential colleges, the first to be built in over 50 years, will open to new students. This is the first wave of a significant expansion of Yale College, in which the size of the undergraduate student body will increase by 15%. The Yale University Library (YUL) seeks a committed and energetic librarian to support this expansion by serving the teaching and research needs of faculty and undergraduates in the College. Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Programs, the Undergraduate Teaching and Outreach Librarian will design and participate in general research education and outreach programs aimed at undergraduates, particularly first- and second-year students.

The Undergraduate Teaching and Outreach Librarian will design and oversee selected general research education programs, including freshman writing seminars and research support workshops, in a variety of academic disciplines, as well as library programming for other groups such as the Yale Young Global Scholars and Freshman Scholars. The librarian will work with faculty and Directors of Undergraduate Studies to design library research education programs for undergraduates, and will coordinate outreach and research education programming for Yale’s residential colleges, cultural houses and other groups (e.g. first-generation college students, athletes, and international students). The incumbent will be an active participant in the Library’s signature Personal Librarian program, and will work collaboratively with other YUL units to design education and outreach programming for undergraduates. Will oversee outreach aimed at undergraduates via social media and other methods, and develop strategies for marketing library services and programs. Will work with the Assessment Librarian to develop tools that evaluate and analyze undergraduate programs, develop strategies for improvement in services and research education, and oversee the Student Library Advisory Council. Will oversee Bass Library’s teaching classrooms. Will serve on various library committees, and actively participate in local, regional and/or national professional organizations.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:
• Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.
• Demonstrated excellence and innovation in the teaching of undergraduates.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally across multiple units and academic departments with all levels of students, faculty and staff. Successful history of meeting high-level service expectations.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and work well with colleagues and library patrons, individually and in groups. Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement projects.
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and solve complex problems and to make decisions. Proven ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and to work under pressure. Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment, within a diverse, complex, and rapidly changing organization.
Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: 1 year of professional experience in an academic library, with teaching at the undergraduate level. Experience with library and research support for diverse student populations, including first-generation college students. Familiarity with web design tools and principles, responsive design and accessibility best practices. Experience with assessment, educational technology and instructional design.

The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.

Salary and Benefits
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 41377BR.

AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran

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Discussion Two Processing Archivist, Yale University Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:34 am

Two Processing Archivist positions are currently available and are slightly different from one another. Please refer to the preferred skills sections below to learn more.

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Two Processing Archivist positions are currently available and are slightly different from one another. Please refer to the preferred skills sections below to learn more.

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Position Focus: Reporting to the Assistant Head of the Manuscript Unit for Processing, the Processing Archivist processes and catalogs archival and manuscript material in the fields of American and modern European literature, history, and the humanities from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries. Prepares finding aids according to relevant standards and established local practice, including using ArchivesSpace. Performs original cataloging in the MARC format for the library's online catalog. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants. Assists in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment. Assists in the ongoing development of the unit’s processing and cataloging procedures for archival collections. Completes special projects as assigned. Contributes to Yale University Library and University-wide initiatives and is expected to be active professionally.

The Manuscript Unit is a division of the Technical Services Department. The Manuscript Unit supports the Beinecke Library's robust acquisition program and is responsible for the accessioning, processing, and cataloging of the library’s manuscript collections. The manuscript collections range from ancient papyri and medieval manuscripts to twenty-first century literary archives. Particular collecting strengths include history of the American West, African American arts and letters, and twentieth-century literary and artistic movements. In addition to literary and historical manuscripts, formats include photography and artwork, audio and moving image recordings, born-digital files, and music.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:
• Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master’s degree in library science. Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.
• Strong knowledge of American or European literature or history, and broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic degrees or an equivalent combination of training or experience.
• Good reading knowledge of at least one modern European language.
• Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections.
• Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
• Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training.
• Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials.
• Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections.
• Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.
• Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.
Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience (requisition 41173BR): Experience processing manuscripts and archival collections. Graduate-level training in American or European history or literature. Good reading ability in Italian and/or French. Knowledge of European artistic and literary movements and culture. Experience using ArchivesSpace. Experience creating original MARC catalog records for manuscript material.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience (requisition 41174BR): Experience processing literary manuscripts and archival collections. Graduate-level training in American or European history or literature. Good reading ability in Spanish. Knowledge of the history of the American West. Experience using ArchivesSpace. Experience creating original MARC catalog records for manuscript material.

The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library:
The Beinecke Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke Library, consult the library's web site at: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke.

Salary and Benefits
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. IDs for these positions are 41173BR and 41174BR.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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Discussion Reference Services and Instruction Librarian - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:32 am

Reference Services & Instruction Librarian University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

APPLY TO: https://jobs.illinois.edu/

Reference Services & Instruction Librarian University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

APPLY TO: https://jobs.illinois.edu/

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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an energetic, creative, and highly collaborative individual to provide reference and instruction services and to supervise, train, and mentor approximately ten Graduate Assistants with a focus on enhancing user interactions with the Library and its resources. This position requires a diverse set of skills encompassing the development, provision, evaluation, and marketing of services to support research, inquiry and discovery in an academic environment; a passion for improving the user experience, and the ability to learn and adapt to rapidly changing technologies. The individual selected for this position will have experience in, and enthusiasm for, providing a wide range of services directly to library users utilizing a variety of in-person and online methods.

Applicants should enjoy challenges and be able to handle fluid situations. Individuals must be self-directed and also be able to work effectively in a team environment. Reporting to the Head of Research and Information Services (RIS), the Reference Services & Instruction Librarian is responsible for supervising Graduate Assistants (GAs) in RIS, providing direct reference services to users, and working collaboratively to improve the user experience and encourage user engagement across the Library’s online and in-person services. S/he provides individual, classroom, and group instruction in academic library research strategies and information literacy skill development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent by start of employment;
Experience providing reference services at a public service desk in an academic environment;
Experience leading group instruction;
Track record of collaboration and positive contributions in a team environment;

Experience working with diverse populations;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Evidence of ability to perform research, publication, and service consonant with university standards for tenure.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Supervisory experience;
Experience training faculty, students and/or staff in professional development workshops or other classroom teaching experience;
Experience applying methodologies such as focus groups and ethnographic research;
Coursework, training or experience in user experience research methods;
Knowledge of website design, development, implementation, standards, and accessibility/usability guidelines;
Experience with project management.

APPLY TO: https://jobs.illinois.edu/

 

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Discussion Library Technical Assistant,The Atlanta University Center - Robert W. Woodruff Library

by Samantha Yanity (staff) on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:31 am

Library Technical AssistantThe Atlanta University Center - Robert W. Woodruff Library

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and resume online to the Human Resources Department at careers@auctr.edu

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Library Technical AssistantThe Atlanta University Center - Robert W. Woodruff Library

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and resume online to the Human Resources Department at careers@auctr.edu

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Atlanta University Center - Robert W. Woodruff Library (RWWL-AUC) supports the teaching and learning missions of four institutions of higher learning that comprise the world’s largest consortium of HBCUs—Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College, and Spelman College.  Conveniently located and easily accessible to the campuses, the Woodruff Library is the center of the intellectual and social life at the Atlanta University Center.   
  
The Atlanta University Center – Robert W. Woodruff Library is committed to displaying excellence in our delivery of service and is known for transformative change in innovative services and programs.  Our organizational culture is represented by a staff of engaged and highly motivated individuals and is one in which entrepreneurial thinking is encouraged. These factors are evidenced by our library’s recognition in the “university library” category for the 2016 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.  To continue our excellence in program and services, the library seeks a vibrant, innovative, and dynamic Library Technical Assistant.  Working with the Digital Services Department this position is responsible for digitizing and creating metadata for original archival materials using a variety of high-resolution scanners. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
· Experience in digitizing archival materials
· Experience using image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop
· Experience with digital content management systems and web resources
· Experience with standard office software such as Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
· Sensitivity in handling fragile archival materials
· Understanding of library metadata structures and standards such as MARC21, Dublin Core, EAD.
· Effective analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
· Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
· Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights and weekends.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree or equivalent years of service.
· Two years of relevant experience.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and resume online to the Human Resources Department at careers@auctr.edu

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