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Discussion Director of Library External Relations, University of Delaware Library (apply by Nov. 30 for first consideration)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 09:49 am

Director of Library External Relations

http://bit.ly/UD-LER

Director of Library External Relations

http://bit.ly/UD-LER

The University of Delaware Library seeks a motivated, creative, and service-oriented professional to serve as Director of Library External Relations.The position reports to the Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums, and in close consultation with the Director of Development from the office of Development & Alumni Relations, the incumbent will plan, execute, and evaluate activities as they relate to supporters, the library associates and friends of the Library, Museums and Press. S/he will assist with alumni, friend and corporate engagement activities aimed at growing awareness, partnerships and support for the Library, Museums and Press.

Major responsibilities include:

Develop, cultivate, and maintain relationships among a variety of Library constituents. Work closely with staff in the University’s Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) Office to establish, and build on, a culture of philanthropy and to advance donor strategies.

Advise the Vice Provost on Library engagement matters. Assist in the development and prioritization of funding needs and with the development of a responsive and comprehensive development plan.

Explore and identify funding opportunities, including grants, which will advance the Library’s strategic initiatives as well as core programs and services.

Assist the Director of Development in arranging, and participating in as appropriate, opportunities for Library staff to meet with potential donors and exercise stewardship of gifts and external support. These meetings will be designed to bring attention to Library needs, collections, services, and programs.

Coordinate the work of the University of Delaware Library Associates (UDLA, the Library Friends group), in consultation with the UDLA Executive Committee and Board, including planning for meetings and activities related to UDLA. Consult with relevant UD offices, regarding finances, risk management, and other UDLA fiduciary matters.

Plan, organize, and direct UDLA and other donor events with support from the Events Manager and the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Communication and Space Planning.

Collaborate with the Director of Development (in DAR) to plan and execute the Library’s campaign in association with University-wide campaigns.

Develop and implement donor relations communications materials, including solicitations, brochures, the UDLA Newsletter, in collaboration with the AUL for Communication and Space Planning.

Assist in writing gift proposals and case statements and other relevant correspondence.

Oversee the gift acknowledgement process to ensure that all gifts are processed, deposited and acknowledged in a timely manner.

Utilize the DAR general donor database to maintain biographical and gift information of current and prospective donors, generating relevant reports as needed.

Participate in other related development activities designed to enhance successful fundraising programs at the Library in conjunction with the Director of Development and other campus development officers.

Serve as a member of the Library Management Council and other relevant Library and University committees.

Supervise the work of an assistant position in functions related to this role.

Participate in professional programs at the local, regional, or national level as appropriate.

Perform related duties as required or deemed appropriate to the accomplishment of the responsibilities and functions of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in development, or in a development related field, in higher education, library, or another non-profit sector, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Excellent communications skills, both orally and in writing, as well as effective public presentation and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with donors and other key stakeholders. Integrity, tact, and ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a culturally diverse community.

Understanding of and appreciation for the value of the academic research library and intellectual curiosity commensurate with the life and culture of the University.

Facility with standard office productivity software, and the facility to use various forms of technology to efficiently execute responsibilities.

Ability and willingness to travel.

Preferred

Supervisory experience.

Familiarity with Delaware’s education and non-profit environment.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The University of Delaware Library is committed to student success, scholarly research and inclusive excellence. The Library is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. The Library collaborates with strategic campus partners to achieve these priorities, as well as with national professional organizations including the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, OCLC Research Partnership, SPARC, HathiTrust, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and the ACRL Diversity Alliance. More information about the Library is available at: https://library.udel.edu/

BENEFITS: 22 vacation days. 403B retirement plan with 11% of salary contributed by the University. Tuition remission for dependents and spouses, and course fee waiver for employee. Full information about University of Delaware benefits is available at: http://www.udel.edu/content/udel/en/faculty-staff/human-resources/benefits.html

TO APPLY: Include cover letter and resume, along with the names and contact information of three employment references, in a single document, following University of Delaware application instructions at: http://bit.ly/UD-LER 

JOB ID: 105084

PAY GRADE: 31E

DEADLINE: Open until filled; review of applications begins November 30, 2017

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at: http://www.udel.edu/home/legal-notices/ Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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Discussion Copyright Specialist, The University of Michigan Library - Copyright Office (apply by Dec. 3)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 09:47 am

Copyright Specialist

http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/149797/copyright_specialist

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Copyright Specialist

http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/149797/copyright_specialist

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The University of Michigan Library is one of the world’s largest academic research libraries and serves a vibrant University community that is home to 19 schools and colleges, 100 top ten graduate programs, and annual research expenditures approaching $1.5 billion a year. To enable the university’s world-changing work and to serve the public good, the library collects, preserves, and shares the scholarly and cultural record in all existing and emerging forms, and leads the reinvention of the academic research library in the digital age.

The library seeks a service-oriented, highly organized, and innovative individual for the position of Copyright Specialist. Reporting to the Lead Copyright Officer, the successful candidate will work in service of the library Copyright Office’sstrategic goals. The office provides excellent educational resources, including written materials as well as workshops and presentations, to the university community. It also provides reliable, timely, and helpful feedback on the copyright-related aspects of library work, as well as quick and accurate answers to copyright questions from members of the university community. The office advocates for meaningful change to copyright law and public policy so that it advances, rather than impedes, the mission of the university and other research and teaching institutions. Finally, the office works to increase its efficacy through administrative organization, attention to the needs of its constituencies, and deliberate planning for its development. The Copyright Office does not provide legal advice.

The University of Michigan Library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work. The Copyright Office’s work engages a broad and diverse community with wide-ranging needs and concerns, and we actively participate in the ongoing process of learning about and responding to these needs. We value the synergy that results from sharing and leveraging our different experiences, backgrounds, skills, talents, and interests to build an environment in which all our community members can flourish.

Responsibilities*

  • Write extensive material for a wide range of purposes, including copyright-related information tools, templates and guides, project and collection memos, and correspondence with individuals.

  • Develop and present educational workshops on topics including copyright basics, fair use, negotiating publishing contracts, Creative Commons licenses, and copyright and course websites.

  • Coordinate, execute, and assess outreach efforts designed to engage the University of Michigan community and the public on copyright-related issues.

  • Provide copyright-related information to the university community through online resources, e-mail, and consultations both in-person and online.

  • Partner with library colleagues and the U-M Office of General Counsel to provide support for the library’s copyright-related projects and collections.

  • Manage, refine, and create new content for the Copyright Office website and its research guides.

  • Recruit, hire, and manage intern assignments as well as develop opportunities for students interested in working with the Copyright Office.  

  • Respond to notices of inquiry and similar requests for public comment from the United States Copyright Office.

Required Qualifications*

  • ALA-accredited master's degree or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in copyright.

  • Excellent writing skills.

    • Note: Writing samples may be requested at a later stage.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Ability to understand diverse perspectives and acknowledge the significance of differences and complexities in background, cultures, values and viewpoints as the foundation for an inclusive environment.

Desired Qualifications*

  • A juris doctor degree and/or a similarly relevant advanced degree.

  • Practical, applied and relevant experience working with copyright.

  • Experience with legal and policy matters in the context of libraries or related cultural institutions (such as museums and archives).

Additional Information

Benefits, rank, salary

Appointment is anticipated at the Associate Librarian rank. Salary and rank will be dependent on the candidate's qualifications and experience. Librarian appointments carry with them increased expectations regarding professional development, professional engagement, research, and service, in keeping with the library's process for librarian promotion and advancement.

The target salary range for this position is $57,000 - $64,000 at the Associate rank. The actual salary offered may be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

The University of Michigan offers excellent benefits and wellness opportunities.

This position receives 24 days of vacation a year, paid sick leave with provisions for extended benefits, as well as opportunities for professional development and travel. TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments retirement options available.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Discussion Reference/Instruction Librarian, Auburn University (apply by Nov. 20)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 04:17 pm

Auburn University Reference/Instruction Librarian

 http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2586

Auburn University Reference/Instruction Librarian

 http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2586

Auburn University Libraries invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track Reference and Instruction Librarian.  We seek a creative, enthusiastic and user-focused librarian, with a strong commitment to teaching, to join the Reference and Instruction Services Department’s instruction team.  The responsibilities of team members include teaching information literacy sessions throughout the curriculum and coordinating instruction-related projects and initiatives for the department.  The librarian hired for the position will also be responsible for providing reference services and engaging in liaison activities and collection development.  This twelve-month tenure-track position requires professional and scholarly activity as well as service on library and university committees.

As a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Auburn University Libraries houses a collection of more than 4.5 million volumes and operates with a materials budget of $8.1 million. The Libraries’ Strategic Plan is available at http://www.lib.auburn.edu/strategicplan/2013.

In August 2017 Auburn University’s newest classroom building, the Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library, opened its doors to students.  The $35 million, 69,000-square-foot facility, built onto the front of the main campus library, features 26 state-of-the-art active learning classrooms, two lecture halls and multiple group study spaces.  The integration of the new classroom building with Ralph Brown Draughon Library provides Auburn University students, faculty and staff with seamless access to the library’s resources and services, including its Learning Commons (shared with university academic support services), multimedia labs, and collaborative study spaces.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, teach, and assess information literacy sessions at various levels throughout the curriculum
  • Design engaging and effective class activities and lesson plans grounded in ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
  • Engage faculty in academic departments in planning, developing and assessing information literacy instruction.  Build strong, collaborative relationships with other campus stakeholders
  • Advocate for strategically integrated information literacy instruction throughout the curriculum
  • Employ the appropriate set of best practices for both face-to-face and online instruction
  • Stay informed of emerging trends in teaching and learning in higher education
  • Collaborate with instruction team members to prioritize and coordinate instruction-related projects and initiatives
  • Provide reference services, both virtual and in-person, for the University community as well as members of the public; some evening and weekend reference desk service is required.
  • Serve as liaison to faculty and students in at least one academic unit or program; in this role, provide instruction, reference, and collection development services to the unit or program.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of learning theory, best practice pedagogies, ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, and instructional assessment methods
  • Experience in designing and delivering instruction based on student learning outcomes
    • Ability to implement technologies to enhance user services and student learning 
    • Proven ability to build rapport with students
    • Commitment to excellence in public service; adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to engage in continuous learning in order to meet the changing needs of library users
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently to problem-solve and carry projects through to completion
    • Demonstrated ability to contribute collegially and productively in a team environment
    • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Potential to meet university promotion and tenure requirements for library faculty

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional work experience in an academic library
  • Experience providing information literacy instruction to first-year or general education courses
  • Experience providing information literacy instruction within the disciplines
  • Experience in designing and delivering information literacy instruction grounded in ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
  • Experience providing reference, instruction, liaison, and collection development services in an academic library
  • Experience creating materials for online learning based on best practices for online instructional design 
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with campus stakeholders
  • Participation in campus-wide information literacy and/or general education initiatives
  • Record of scholarly, professional, and research activity

 

SALARY/BENEFITS: Minimum salary of $54,025 for a Librarian II, higher with experience, or appointment as a Librarian IIIRank will be commensurate with experience/qualifications.  This is a twelve month tenure-track position.  Benefits include 20 days vacation leave/12 days sick leave per year; participation in State Teachers’ Retirement System (mandatory); additional voluntary retirement plans available; health/dental/life/disability insurance. 

APPLICATION:  Application review process begins November 20, 2017 and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. Complete application must include letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, and the names of three current, professional references (please include mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers). The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. 

APPLY TO: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2586

“Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.”

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Discussion Manager of Library Locations, Suffolk Public Library (VA) (apply by Nov. 8)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 03:37 pm

Manager of Library Locations

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/suffolkva/jobs/1861889/manager-of...

https://www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/DocumentCenter/View/310

Salary 

$62,561.00 Annually

 
Location 

Suffolk, VA

 
Job Type

Full Time

 
Department

Library

Manager of Library Locations

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/suffolkva/jobs/1861889/manager-of...

https://www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/DocumentCenter/View/310

Salary 

$62,561.00 Annually

 
Location 

Suffolk, VA

 
Job Type

Full Time

 
Department

Library

 
Job Number

00781

 

 

Closing

11/8/2017 12:00 PM Eastern

Description

 

***RE-ADVERTISEMENT - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY***
 

Under minimal supervision, serves as Manager of Library Locations.  As Manager of Library Locations, responsible for administering the public services at all three library locations, as well as the buildings and grounds of each.  Responsible for planning, organizing, monitoring, and directing the day to day operations of the three library locations and ensures that all services are in alignment with the library's strategic goals and are implemented effectively at each library. Responsible for supervising, training, and evaluating subordinate staff, establishing standards for services and collections, preparing the budget, researching and formulating long range goals, developing policies, and planning and evaluating programs, services, and goals for the library locations. Reports to the Assistant Director of Libraries.
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

 

Examples of Duties

 

  • Supervises and evaluates Library Location operations, facilities and grounds, programs, and services by making site visits and meeting with staff.
  • Supervises subordinate personnel, including training, scheduling, assigning and evaluating work.
  • Performs library service development by assessing Division service delivery for quality and value, developing programs and services that meet the needs of the public and are aligned with best practices set forth by ALA and state educational standards, and working with granting agencies to obtain funding for projects.
  • Participates in library-wide planning and decision making as a member of the Library Management Team.
  • Develops and executes strategies and programs to develop and maintain a positive image and relationship between library representatives and citizens of the City of Suffolk; explains library policies and procedures to individual patrons, visiting groups and other staff.
  • Develops and coordinates special projects to provide service to community and enhance awareness of library services among the general public.
  • Works in cooperation with City officials to plan the progressive development of the library.
  • Develops and revises library policies; presents to Assistant Director and Director for approval and distribution.
  • Represents the library at meetings to ensure unified action with user groups and regional efforts; represents Director and Assistant Director in Departmental and City Department Head or City Council meetings, as necessary.
  • Maintains membership in professional organizations; attends seminars and conferences to continue professional development for self, staff and library system; reads professional journals related to library functions.
  • Provides input related to recruitment and selection of staff; trains staff in new procedures and in normal operations.
  • Conducts community analysis and use data collected for collection development, programming, and policy making
  • Coordinates programs and services by working with agencies and organizations outside the library to develop programs of mutual interest, working with City departments, and ensuring that Division services are reaching the community. Serve on relevant boards and commissions to represent the library and provide educational professional development to diverse audiences.
  • Acts as a mentor to staff by assisting with their professional development and morale, and providing assistance as needed.
  • Oversees, manages, and coordinates day-to-day operations of library locations; maintains responsibility for branch library functions, staff and resources; organizes and coordinates activities of library staff; conducts staff conferences and meetings; provides guidance to professional and supervisory personnel in the development of new programs and activities; supervises and conducts personnel administration duties, including hiring, training, evaluating, scheduling, monitoring timesheets and granting leave time; responds to personnel problems and enforces disciplinary actions.
  • Oversees maintenance of buildings, grounds, equipment and vehicles assigned; troubleshoots software and hardware problems in assigned building.
  • Formulates, prepares, and presents the annual Division budget.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

Typical Qualifications

 

Master's Degree in an ALA accredited program in Library Science or possession of Librarian's Professional Certificate from the Commonwealth of Virginia State Library Board and 5 years professional level experience in a library setting, including 2-3 years of administrative/supervisory responsibilities; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Requires a valid driver's license.

 

Agency
City of Suffolk
Address
442 W. Washington Street, Suite 1044

Suffolk, Virginia, 23434.

Website
http://www.suffolkva.us
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Discussion Librarian Faculty, Part-time; Linn-Benton Community College (OR)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 09:41 am

Librarian Faculty, Part-time

https://www.jobs.linnbenton.edu/postings/6925

 

Librarian Faculty, Part-time

https://www.jobs.linnbenton.edu/postings/6925

 

Posting Number: 0600495-NC
Position Type: Faculty Pools
Position Title: Librarian Faculty, Part-time
Division/Department: Library
Job Summary:

This is a part-time, temporary, on-call librarian position primarily intended to provide course-integrated information literacy instruction. Schedule will vary depending upon instruction requests from teaching faculty.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree or 27 graduate credits hours in Library Science or Information Science, from an ALA-accredited institution. Knowledge of information concepts, teaching and assessment methods, and instructional technology. Ability to work independently. Strong ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with faculty, staff and students of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and ages.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Requires the ability to work with staff and students.

Essential Duties:

Provide individual, class and course-integrated instruction, and conduct orientation tours and public relations/services.

Collaborate with classroom faculty and librarians to prepare online research guides and bibliographies.

May provide instruction and tutorials to distance learners via course management software.

Maintain familiarity with, and knowledge of, current library technologies and their applications.

Participate as a team member of the library.

Perform other duties as required to carry out the objectives of the position.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and attach the following required documents:
1) Resume
2) Academic Transcript (if needed to meet required qualifications)

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:  
Full-time or Part-time Part-time
Number of hours/week: 0-10
Posting Date: 02/03/2017
Closing Date:  
Open Until Filled: No
Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Salary Grade Not Applicable
Salary/Rate  

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • LBCC Employment Website
    • LBCC Job Line
    • LBCC Career Center
    • State Employment Office
    • Friend or Relative
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript

Optional Documents

  1. Other
  2. Academic Transcript 2
  3. Academic Transcript 3
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214
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Discussion Science Information Specialist Librarian, Arizona State University Library (apply by Dec. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 01:38 pm

Science Information Specialist Librarian

https://lib.asu.edu/employment/science-librarian

Science Information Specialist Librarian

https://lib.asu.edu/employment/science-librarian

Are you interested in joining a library team at the #1 ranked “most innovative school in America” by U. S. News and World Report? Arizona State University Library seeks a highly motivated, dynamic and innovative professional to build the Library’s connections with the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, especially in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU’s largest and most diverse college. This is an ideal position for a diverse, dynamic, collaborative and forward-thinking team player who is dedicated to shaping the future of instructional support and research endeavors in ASU’s STEM disciplines.

The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of scholarly information across multiple science fields, and will connect researchers and learners with science information and resources both within and beyond the physical library. This individual will work successfully with campus partners across departments and institutes, and seek to build strong multidisciplinary relationships with faculty in these programs, in order to further both research and student learning. The successful candidate will be committed to students’ academic success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position will help define new services and develop programs serving as a resource for scholarly communication, research data management, information literacy and emerging technologies. This position also will facilitate collaboration with science faculty in grant-related activities, including identifying grant opportunities and providing library-related services to fulfill grant requirements. This Academic Professional position is expected to engage in service and scholarly activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the sciences or STEM field
  • Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrated understanding of the research process and data lifecycle in the sciences
  • Demonstrated ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with all faculty, students and library staff
  • Experience in leading and identifying opportunities to implement and support emerging literacies instruction with campus curricular priorities to design and develop collaborative courses, modules and research that support curriculum design
  • Experience in providing reference consultations and instructional services
  • Record of scholarly publications and/or presentations
  • Grant writing experience
  • Experience with sponsored research

Salary and Rank: This is a continuing appointment track Academic Professional position; Assistant/Associate Librarian and salary dependent upon experience. Early career professionals are encouraged to apply.

ASU Library ranks in the top 40 research libraries in North America. Home to nine physical libraries on five ASU campuses, ASU Library supports over 90,000 full-time and part-time students and over 3,000 faculty. More information can be found at lib.asu.edu.

Application Procedures: Application packet consists of a cover letter, comprehensive vita or resume, and names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 recent professional references. The application should be sent as a single (one) complete electronic file to Lillie Johnson. Questions about the position and search should be directed to Tomalee Doan. Application Deadline: Application deadline is December 4, 2017; applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. A background check is required for employment. For more information regarding ASU, visit our web site: www.asu.edu. For the Tempe and/or Phoenix area, please visit, www.visitarizona.com.

Arizona State University’s Charter animates an institution “measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes, and how they succeed.” Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

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Discussion Undergraduate Instruction and Assessment Librarian, Arizona State University Library (apply by Dec. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 01:35 pm

Undergraduate Instruction and Assessment Librarian

https://lib.asu.edu/employment/undergraduate-instruction-librarian

Undergraduate Instruction and Assessment Librarian

https://lib.asu.edu/employment/undergraduate-instruction-librarian

Are you enthusiastic about teaching? Do you have a passion for student learning? Does the idea of working in a fast-paced, culturally diverse and highly interdisciplinary academic environment sound right for you? If so, Arizona State University Library has an opening for a creative, collaborative and proactive librarian to serve as the Undergraduate Instruction and Assessment Librarian. She/he will report to the Learning and Student Success Librarian and will focus primarily on information literacy instruction and research assistance for undergraduate students in foundational courses. The successful candidate will create and deliver classroom instruction, perform research consultations with students, develop research guides and tutorials for a large online student population, and assist the Learning and Student Success Librarian with instructional assessment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivers information literacy instruction, orientations and workshops for undergraduate students
  • Serves as the principal instructor to ASU 101 and UNI courses
  • Works with the instructional designer to develop online learning materials, i.e. Libguides, videos and tutorials
  • Assists in the development/teaching of targeted workshops for a diverse student population, faculty and staff
  • Work with librarians in Humanities, Social Science and STEM Divisions
  • Provides chat and in-person reference 10-15 hours per week
  • Participates in the development of policies, procedures and goals for the instruction program
  • Serves on appointed library, campus and university committees
  • Develops professionally as a member of the academic community through scholarly activities (research, publishing, conference presentations), professional practice, service, conference attendance and continuing education

Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
  • Knowledge or use of ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

Desired qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently in a constantly changing environment.
  • Experience /coursework in library instruction and reference services.
  • Ability to learn and apply emerging trends and technologies in library instruction and research services.
  • Experience in an academic library.
  • Experience with graphic and video design software, and other multimedia tools.
  • Strong customer service attitude.

Salary and Rank: This is a year to year Academic Professional position; Assistant/Associate Librarian and salary dependent upon experience. Early career professionals are encouraged to apply.

ASU Library ranks in the top 40 research libraries in North America. Home to nine physical libraries on five ASU campuses, ASU Library supports over 90,000 full-time and part-time students and over 3,000 faculty.

The gateway to ASU’s New American University, ASU Library provides quality resources needed to drive learning and innovation, and collaborates across technologies and communities in a culture of inquiry entrepreneurship, defined by inclusive, interdisciplinary approaches to knowledge creation. More information can be found at lib.asu.edu

Application Procedures: Application packet consists of a cover letter, comprehensive vita or resume, and names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 recent professional references. The application should be sent as a single (one) complete electronic file to Lillie Johnson. Questions about the position and search should be directed to Tomalee Doan. Application Deadline: Application deadline is December 4, 2017; applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. A background check is required for employment. For more information regarding ASU, visit our web site: www.asu.edu. For the Tempe and/or Phoenix area, please visit, www.visitarizona.com

Arizona State University’s Charter animates an institution “measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes, and how they succeed.” Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are welcomed and encouraged to apply. 

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Discussion History and Religious Studies Librarian, Olin Library - Washington University in St. Louis

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 11:53 am

History and Religious Studies Librarian

jobs.wustl.edu

Job Opening ID  38371 

Job Type/Schedule:  This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. 

 

Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Olin Library at the Danforth Campus.

 

Essential Functions 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

History and Religious Studies Librarian

jobs.wustl.edu

Job Opening ID  38371 

Job Type/Schedule:  This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. 

 

Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Olin Library at the Danforth Campus.

 

Essential Functions 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Incumbent will select and acquire library materials and serve as liaison to several academic departments and programs; participate in user education activities; assist in training library staff and students; and participate in relevant professional development activities.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Engage in collection development and outreach activities for History department, Religious Studies program and Danforth Center for Religion and Politics. Participate in relevant instruction and training activities.

Provide broad-based, and subject-specific, research assistance to the WUSTL community.

Engage in campus-wide initiatives, consortia partnerships, and regional, state or national organizations as appropriate to foster new partnerships in support of the Library’s goal to expand its research through engagement. Serves on library, university, and professional committees and projects as elected or appointed and perform other duties as assigned or appointed.

Support scholarly communication and data curation activities by educating the informing faculty, students, librarians and campus administrators about scholarly communications trends and issues.

 

 Required Qualifications 

 MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience working in instruction or collection development

Experience with building internal/external relationships and partnerships

Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Ability to work as a part of a team and alone equally well while meeting project timelines.

Demonstrated ability as a self-starter

Ability to deal with rapidly changing professional environment

Demonstrated service attitude

Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment

 

 Preferred Qualifications 

 Masters in History and Religious Studies

Ability to read German, French or Italian preferred

Familiarity with the academic library environment

 

 Salary Range 

 The hiring range for this position is $46,215 - $60,080 annually.

 

 Benefits 

 -Retirement Savings Plan

-22 vacation days

-8 Paid Holidays

-Sick Time

-Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

-Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

-Free Life Insurance

-Health, Dental, Vision

-Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

-Long Term Disability Insurance

-Flex Spending Plan

-Other Benefits

 

Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)

 

 EOE Statement 

 Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

Apply at jobs.wustl.edu

 

 

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Discussion East Asian Librarian, Olin Library - Washington University in St. Louis

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 11:51 am

Job Title: East Asian Librarian - Olin Library - 37910 

 https://jobs.wustl.edu

Job ID: 37910 

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Olin Library at the Danforth Campus.

 

Essential Functions 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Job Title: East Asian Librarian - Olin Library - 37910 

 https://jobs.wustl.edu

Job ID: 37910 

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Olin Library at the Danforth Campus.

 

Essential Functions 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Responsible for the overall planning and operation of the East Asian Library to provide effective library services to faculty and students in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and East Asian Studies Program.  Responsible for collection development in all East Asian languages and materials, as well as for overseeing cataloging of all vernacular materials in these subject areas.  Responsible for outreach, reference, instruction, and collection development and management for Chinese studies.  Supervises the Japanese Studies Librarian and staff of the East Asian Library.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

•           Identify information needs of faculty and students in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and East Asian Studies Program; plan, implement, and evaluate library services and programs to meet those needs; and develop and maintain effective working relationships with library users, library staff, and University community.  Provide specialized reference services, including programs for user education and training.  Create and maintain access to appropriate electronic sources including initiatives in the Digital Humanities as appropriate. Oversees collection development efforts in all areas.  Coordinate services with and direct supervision of the Japanese Studies librarian and other staff of the East Asian Library.

•           Act as bibliographer in Chinese studies and be responsible for collection development and liaison work in that area; perform original and adaptive cataloging and/or review outsourced cataloging of Chinese language materials for the libraries.  Manage vendor relations and work closely with Acquisitions and others in invoicing and payment of vernacular materials including managing electronic resources.

•           Recruit all staff, recommend their appointment; supervise and provide for continued training, and carry out the Libraries' approved performance appraisal program for all staff. Plan for student staffing and prepare budget requests.

•           Responsible for managing facilities maintenance, including safety and security for users, staff and collections in the East Asian Library.

•           Maintain professional currency and participate in professional development activities as they relate to East Asian Studies librarianship and technology. Participate in library-wide programs, serving on committees or task forces as appropriate.

 

 

Required Qualifications 

•           Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school or equivalent

•           Fluent command of both written and spoken Chinese and English.

•           Subject knowledge of East Asian cultures and issues

•           Two years professional experience in acquisitions or as a bibliographer/subject specialist

•           Knowledge of databases, serials and monographic acquisitions issues and practices

•           Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills including the ability to coach a team

•           Strong service attitude with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

•           Demonstrated ability to do detail-oriented work, including strong analytical and problem-solving skills

•           Ability to work effectively in a team environment

•           Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse population

•           Flexibility and adaptability in a changing environment

•           An understanding of the information needs of a research university

•           Commitment to engage in continuing professional development

 

Preferred Qualifications 

•           Second master’s degree in East Asian or Chinese studies

•           Reading knowledge of Japanese or Korean

•           Working experience in an East Asian library or an academic library

•           Supervisory experience

•           Experience with vendor relations

•           Experience in acquiring and managing access to electronic resources

•           Experience with integrated library systems. Familiarity with Innovative Interfaces Sierra system desirable

•           Evidence of contribution and involvement in professional development

 

 

 Salary Range 

 

The hiring range for this position is $58,441 - $76,011 annually.

 

Benefits 

This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

 

EOE Statement 

 

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

To Apply: https://jobs.wustl.edu

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Discussion Head, Shared Collections; The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries (apply by Dec. 11)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 09:33 am

  POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Head, Shared Collections

Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian

 http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html

 

  POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Head, Shared Collections

Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian

 http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html

 

The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries seek an experienced collaborator, knowledgeable about print management and retention procedures, to serve in a new position as the Head, Shared Collections. This is a year-round (12-month) tenure track faculty position, in the Shared Collections department, which includes the Auxiliary Libraries Facility (ALF), the Interim Library Facility (ILF), Serials Cataloging, and the Government Documents Cataloging Unit.

 

The Head, Shared Collections provides leadership for the University of Florida’s statewide, regional, and national shared print collections, which includes the Florida Academic Repository (FLARE), a statewide shared storage initiative; manages other programs such as the Journal Retention and Needs Listing (JRNL); and participates in regional and national conversations such as the those of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Scholars Trust and the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance, both of which represent exciting opportunities to help shape these conversations. The Head, Shared Collections analyzes data related to print retention decisions; provides leadership to guide groups in complex technical and cross-institutional issues; and helps build consensus among multiple constituencies. In addition to managing the FLARE collection, this position is responsible for providing leadership for storage materials that are not part of the shared collection (UF Only), for Serials Cataloging,   and for Government Documents Cataloging. The Shared Collections Department consists of 19 FTE, including 4 direct reports. ALF is one of two storage facilities which the Smathers Libraries operate and is the site for a proposed high-density facility. Both the Government Documents Cataloging Unit and the ALF Storage staff reside in that building. The “UF Only” storage collections are also located in this building. Staff in ALF process monographs into FLARE, process inter-library loan (ILL) requests, and deliver local materials to and from the UF campus. The Government Documents Cataloging unit is responsible for cataloging and receiving federal government documents, as well as assisting in correcting catalog records for the FLARE collection. Additionally, patron requests for federal government documents are handled in this unit. The Serials Cataloging unit consists of two FTE who are responsible for correcting serials cataloging records for both the Smathers Libraries and for FLARE. The Head, Shared Collections, will contribute to local policy and procedure decisions, develop and assess workflows, and seek creative approaches for managing shared storage and the Government Documents Cataloging unit.

 

The Smathers Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently, the Head, Shared Collections, will serve on department and library-wide committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the position will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities and decision making. The Head, Shared Collections, will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The search will remain open until December 11, 2017, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

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.

 

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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