The Dean B. Ellis Library is seeking an energetic and proactive Assistant Systems Librarian who enjoys a challenging, innovative and change-oriented environment. Reporting to the Systems Librarian, the Assistant Systems Librarian will be responsible for duties including keeping Library in-house and externally available resources current and functioning, troubleshooting and replacing defective hardware, resolving software problems, installing and upgrading new software and hardware as needed, recommending hardware and software for purchase, and developing custom scripts and applications to assist with workflows and the effective provision of library services.
Required qualifications include a master's degree from an American Library Association accredited degree program or equivalent academic credentials; knowledge of library systems hardware, software, trends, and practices, through experience or coursework; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlines; evidence of attention to detail; and strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. The Jonesboro campus has a diverse student body with an on-campus enrollment eclipsing 14,000; through outreach via web-based instruction and the upcoming establishment of a campus in Querétaro, Mexico, the university is making a global impact. A-State educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth and enriches lives in Jonesboro, Ar. A regional metropolitan city with a population of more than 68,500, Jonesboro is located 70.8 miles northwest of Memphis, Tenn. Today, the institution has more than 70,000 alumni.
This position is located on the Jonesboro campus. Visit https://jobs.astate.edu for detailed information and to apply for position A00168.
Astate has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Astate is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment. - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000836518-01#sthash.E7jTiar3.dpuf
Technical Services Librarian/Instructor/non-tenure track/12 month.
Deadline: none given will post until August 13, 2014
Available August 13, 2014. ECU is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty-three undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences; and ten master's degrees in education, human resources, and psychology. ECU's 4,600 students come from 32 countries and 28 different states. About 65% of the 172 faculty hold doctorates.
DUTIES: responsible for cataloging, government documents, and systems; shared reference and instruction; faculty liaison and collection development in assigned subject areas; supervises one full-time staff member.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited MLS; excellent communication skills, strong public service orientation, and technical experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: previous cataloging, government documents and/or systems experience preferred, particularly with Innovative Interfaces Inc. products.
To Apply: Send a letter of application, resume, three references (with names, addresses, phone numbers), *Disclosure Statement, and copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, OK 74820 or via email to email@example.com. Application review will begin July 22, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE.
Allegany College of Maryland is seeking a new Director of Learning Resources.
Deadline: will post until August 11, 2014
This position supervises the libraries at our three-campus institution with locations in western Maryland and southwestern Pennsylvania.
For complete information, please see the job posting at https://jobs.allegany.edu/
The position is open until filled, with the first review of applications beginning on August 11.
HEAD OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES: Reporting to the University Librarian, the Head of Special Collections and University Archives provides leadership and vision for the department and, in collaboration with other library units, oversees all activities including collecting, processing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible collections of manuscripts, music, archives, photographs, digital collections, and other rare and special materials. The Head is actively involved in donor cultivation and fundraising as well as grant writing and implementation. The Head serves as the University Archivist and incumbent administers activities related to ODU’s historical records and documents. The Head has overall responsibility for personnel supervision, budgeting, and resources management within the department which currently consists of 1 librarian and 1 staff position as well as a number of student assistants, volunteers and interns. The incumbent also represents the ODU Libraries within the University and Commonwealth, and at the regional and national level regarding issues related to special collections and archives. The incumbent is expected to work comfortably and with a high degree of expertise in a shared decision making environment.
• An American Library Association or equivalent accredited Library graduate degree required
• Excellent written, interpersonal, communication, presentation, instruction, analytical and project management skills
• Ability to work successfully with a diverse community of faculty, students, visiting scholars, university administrators, community users and current and potential donors
• Knowledge of technological applications in digital library development as related to special collections and archives such as automated archival collection management systems, digitization, database management, and Web applications publishing
• Skill in developing and managing special collections resources and/or university archives in print, digital and other formats
• Strong commitment to public services with an understanding of the scholarly use of library collections and services within a special collections setting
• Ability to actively engage in fundraising, donor relations, collection solicitation, and gift management
• Ability to prepare and manage grant proposals
• Progressively responsible experience in library special collections and/or archives
• Experience with arranging and describing archival collections and applying archival processing standards
• Supervisory experience
• Evidence of continuing education and professional development
• Experience with digital library development in the context of special collections and archives
• Experience with standards based on non-MARC metadata schemas such as Dublin Core, MODS, METS, EAD, and other library and archival description and content standards
• Experience with donor relations and collection development
• Experience with music special collections and/or knowledge of music fundamentals
• Knowledge of intellectual property issues related to archives, libraries, and special collections and copyright issues associated with print and digital technologies
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Minimum $65,000. Excellent benefits package.
Old Dominion University is a metropolitan state-supported institution with enrollment of 24,400, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA. Position announcement and description are available at http://www.lib.odu.edu/aboutthelibraries/employment.htm. For campus information, check http://www.odu.edu.
Screening of applicants will begin July, 18, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
CONTACT: Send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Nicole Justice, Administrative Assistant, and Search Committee for Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256 firstname.lastname@example.org, (757) 683-4141.
Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Evolving Workforce Resident: Assistant Music Librarian
Deadline: July 18, 2014
The University of California, Santa Barbara, one of ten campuses of the University of California system, is seeking dynamic, highly motivated candidates for the position of Evolving Workforce Resident: Assistant Music Librarian.
The UC Santa Barbara Library has maintained a residency program since 1985; UCSB Library was a leader in this regard and, like many programs that have developed since, had an early focus upon hiring new librarians from a diverse background. The Library continues to have a strong commitment to the residency program and developing library professionals in a rapidly evolving information ecology.
The Evolving Workforce Residency at the UCSB Library is intended to recruit those relatively new to working in a research library who can contribute effectively to the changing role of academic libraries. Graduates and early professionals come into the market with new ideas, enthusiasm, a contemporary educational experience, and the potential to be catalysts in transforming libraries. Many of these individuals will be the leaders in the next generation of library services. The program encourages Residents to imagine the academic library of the future and gives them the resources and freedom to experiment and explore new models. In return, the Library will benefit from the focused skills and initiative the Resident brings to redefine the required workforce of the future.
The Resident will be hired for a term of two years, will participate in the librarian review process, and will be eligible for extension for a third year.
The Library is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through work, research, and service.
Evolving Workforce Residency program description: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/library-human-resources/library-residency-program
During the first year of the program the Resident will gain meaningful work experience in an academic library. Working under the general direction of the Music Librarian, the Assistant Music Librarian:
- · provides in-depth reference services in music for faculty, students, and community members;
- · develops and manages the music collections by selecting music materials in all formats;
- · monitors music serials and standing orders;
- · formulates collection related policies;
- · maintains awareness of new trends in music and related interdisciplinary scholarship;
- · maintains close contact with the music faculty regarding development of the music collections;
- · participates in developing and evaluating goals, policies, and procedures to guide the services, outreach, and general operations of the Music Library;
- · participates in planning related to the upcoming move of Music Library collections and services to the main library building;
- · provides instruction in critical use of information resources relevant to music scholarship and performance; creates online guides and other informational materials;
- · maintains awareness of new modes of dissemination for scholarly and creative production in music, as well as new and emerging media and other digital technologies and their applications in support of the Music Library’s programs and services;
- · participates in the Humanities Collection Group to further the overall goals of the library’s collection development programs;
- · participates in an active instructional program including credit-bearing library research classes.
Also, during the first year, a specific project will be selected as a focus related to music librarianship or the broader goals of the Library with mentoring and training provided.
The second year will include reporting out on the efforts to date on their project in mid-stage development. If the Residency is renewed, the third year will allow the Resident to gain deeper knowledge and more substantial experience in their project area, culminating with a capstone project, preferably for publication, which incorporates the expertise and perspectives gained throughout the three years.
- master’s degree from a library school with a program accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent earned within the previous three years of the start date; or, another appropriate degree(s) or equivalent experience in one or more fields relevant to library services;
- bachelor’s degree or substantial undergraduate or graduate coursework in music;
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
- · advanced degree in music;
- · working knowledge of two Western European languages.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Compensation is competitive and based upon relevant experience and qualifications. The Resident is eligible for travel support to pursue professional activities at the same level as career librarians with additional support if funding is available. The appointment will be at Assistant Librarian Rank and will be full-time with access to the University’s benefits package. The incumbent will be a member of the LX Collective Bargaining Unit represented by the American Federation of Teachers.
- Consideration of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled; applications must be completed by Friday, July 18.
- Applications will be accepted online through UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00310.
- Help for UC Recruit is available at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/help/applicants.
- For additional assistance, contact Ryan George with Library Human Resources at (805) 893-3841 or email@example.com.
- Appointment and/or continued employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
|Classification Title||Library Technician|
|Working Title||Library Technician|
|Pay Rate||$35,364 / yr.|
|Employment Type||Regular FT|
Position Summary Information
Perform copy and enhanced cataloging of library materials of all formats; plan and prioritize the day-to-day operations of the Bibliographic Services unit; bulk import and edit bibliographic records for e-book and other electronic resources; train,supervise and review work of library assistant; explore and implement new technology and new ways to improve bibliographic services day-to-day operation; perform other duties as assigned.
Four years of library-clerical work including two years of advanced library-clerical work and graduation from high school; or two years of advanced library-clerical work, and an associate degree or equivalent experience and training. A successful campus interview and passing a criminal background check required.
Preference will be given to applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree in library science or related field; two years of library copy cataloging experience; project management experience; supervisory experience; experience with management of library catalog database; knowledge of an integrated library system (ILS), preferably Voyager. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience working with diverse populations preferred.
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Affirmative Action Statement||
Slippery Rock University is committed to a policy of affirmative action. Slippery Rock University assures an equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender or veteran’s status in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
|Respect for Individuals in the Community||
Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Full consideration given to resumes received by July 11, 2014.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application