SLA Biomedical and Life Sciences Division

Job Offerings: 2016


Current Job Offerings

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #118
Posted: October 11, 2016
Organization: University of Houston Libraries, University of Houston
Location: Houston, TX

Description: The University of Houston Libraries seeks a highly creative candidate for the position of Health Sciences Librarian at the Health Sciences Library to be open in 2017. The Library will serve the Colleges of Optometry, Pharmacy, the School of Nursing, various clinics and other future health science programs. In addition to the responsibilities for instruction, collection development and research support, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with others to develop new and specialized services to meet the needs of faculty, researchers and graduate students in alignment with the University Libraries’ Strategic Plan. The successful candidate will be a member of the University Libraries’ Science Team and is expected to work collaboratively with liaisons to other health related departments including the Departments of Psychology, Sociology, Biology, and Health and Human Performance. The Health Sciences Librarian reports to the Director of Library Services for the Health Sciences. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative attitude, and he or she will have a proven capacity to work effectively and collegially in teams, with staff at all levels, as well as faculty and students.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree
  • Professional experience in an academic library, health sciences library, or relevant healthcare setting
  • Experience searching and teaching relevant medical databases such as PubMed and CINAHL
  • Demonstrated teaching ability and strong commitment to student learning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience with systematic reviews, evidence-based practice protocols, data visualization and other methods to demonstrate research impact
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant research processes
  • Experience or interest in online instruction
  • Knowledge of or ability to facilitate adoption of technologies that can enhance research support in the health sciences

Salary: $63,000 to $65,000

To Apply: Online at https://jobs.uh.edu/postings/32591.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Head of Research and Instruction Services
Listing: #117
Posted: October 11, 2016
Organization: Colgate University Libraries, Colgate University
Location: Hamilton, NY

Description: The Colgate University Libraries seek a collaborative, experienced, forward-thinking leader to serve as Head of Research and Instruction Services. Reporting to the University Librarian and serving on the senior management team, the Head of Research and Instruction Services provides leadership and expertise in offering a suite of services that range from basic reference assistance to advanced research consultation, classroom instruction and service program development. This individual will demonstrate a nuanced understanding of user needs and experiences in offering appropriate services, teaching users how to find, use, and evaluate resources, and empowering individuals to conduct their own research. This person will also work with the Head of Academic Technology in ITS to explore and develop collaborative services. The position leads the Research and Instruction Services department in providing high-quality, innovative, and user-oriented services to a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff. The position is responsible for developing and managing the libraries’ outreach and promotion programs. Specific areas of management, coordination, and liaison focus are research data services and U.S. government documents. Supports the University Librarian in vetting and advancing new ideas, initiatives, and strategic plans and fostering a culture of collaboration and communication.

Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and expertise within the library by offering a suite of research services that range from basic reference assistance to advanced research consultation and classroom instruction (25%)

  • Work closely with the Head of Collection Management to coordinate the library liaison program.
  • Coordinate work of all library faculty involved in providing non-specialized reference and research services.
  • Working with department heads, library faculty and staff, plan and coordinate library outreach and program activities. Coordinate development and production of publications, marketing, and general exhibits.
  • Communicate with ITS Head of Academic Technology to consider how we may coordinate and collaborate on services to support teaching and learning that involve scholarly content with digital media/technologies.
  • Coordinate research support for academic support programs such as those maintained by the Office of Undergraduate Studies (OUS), the Writing Center, and the Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research.
  • Identify trends, new protocols, best practices and existing practices that require improvement to ensure that the research services offered meet the needs of the users and maintains general knowledge of current trends in higher education, academic libraries, and information and educational technology.
  • Serve on the University Librarian’s senior management team and participate in strategic planning.

Lead the Research and Instruction Services department to provide collegial, high-quality, innovative, and user-oriented services to a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff (25%)
  • Mentor, supervise, and evaluate library faculty in Research and Instruction Services as needed.
  • Lead the department in developing,c assessing, and promoting of research services.
  • Explore new models of research services, and develop such as warranted.
  • Schedule reference desk coverage, coordinate the reference work, and offer professional development in research services to library faculty from other departments who serve at the Case Library Reference Desk.
  • Formulate research service policies and procedures.
  • Advocate for needed resources in the process of budget preparation.
  • Manage the Case Library reference collection in consultation with the Head of Collection Management.
  • Serve on the Electronic Product Evaluation Committee (EPEC) to recommend digital resources acquisitions for Case and Cooley libraries.
  • Coordinate user technologies and space needs within the Research Services public space with Systems Librarian.

Manages and Serves as the Liaison for Research Data Services (20%)
  • Serve as the Libraries’ principal resource in providing research consultation and classroom instruction Help faculty and students discover, curate, utilize and maintain research data including data manipulation and analysis, data management planning, file and citation management, and data visualization.
  • Provide support as requested for researchers who are responsible for designing and implementing data management plans as required by funding agencies.
  • Manage operations involving the U.S. Government Documents Depository Program.
    • Oversee planning, collection development policy, processing, and promotion of U.S. government information.
    • Provide specialized government documents reference assistance.
    • Coordinate acquisition, processing, organization, and maintenance of government information resources.
    • Supervise, train, and mentor half-time Government Documents Coordinator.

Provide Research and Instruction Support(20%)
  • Serve as liaison librarian to one or more departments particularly relating to data and U.S. government documents.
    • Engage faculty and students in dialogue about disciplinary research practices and curricular information needs, as well as best practices in developing information literacy among students.
    • Participate in library collection management and assessment activities, in order to develop collections that meet current and future user needs.
    • Seek opportunities to collaborate and establish partnerships in order to support student success.
  • Provide general reference service and individual research consultations by appointment across all disciplines for the Colgate University community as well as members of the general public. Weekly shift plus 1-2 Sunday afternoon/evenings per semester.
  • Design and implement strategic and pedagogically appropriate instruction for library users through a variety of methods.
    • Apply knowledge of learning theory, instructional design, and assessment practices to deliver effective instructional experiences for students.
    • Engage faculty in planning, developing, and assessing information literacy instruction.
    • Practice reflective teaching through use of instructional improvement tools (such as peer evaluation).
    • Develop web-based guides, tutorials, or other instructional resources.

In addition to specific job responsibilities, all library faculty (10%):
  • Participate in the faculty liaison program in order to promote and sustain a cooperative and consultative relationship between the library and academic departments.
  • Work cooperatively and in partnership with the Head of Collection Development and faculty in assigned departments to develop and manage the collection.
  • Participate in library faculty governance.
  • Participate in University governance and/or serves the University in other ways as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate an active commitment to the library profession as described in the Library Faculty Handbook.

Qualifications, Required: It is expected that all Colgate University Libraries faculty and staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These are: customer focus; collaboration; effective team skills; creative problem-solving; continuous learning; and a commitment to inclusion.

  • Master's Degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in library public services
  • Two years of direct supervision of support staff and/or librarians
  • Experience providing reference services
  • Strong organizational skills and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment
  • Strong service orientation with the ability to interact positively with students, faculty, and the public

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience with liaison work in academic libraries
  • Experience with classroom instruction or training
  • Experience with library resources and tools that support research
  • Experience leading teams and fostering collaborative relationships
  • Experience in the promotion of library resources or services
  • Experience working with research data and library collections
  • Knowledge of the Federal Depository Library Program
  • Experience with data management platforms
  • Evidence of working collaboratively
  • Evidence of managing multiple projects or priorities
  • Experience working in an academic library

To Apply: Online at http://cul.colgate.edu/joinus.html.

Application Deadline: Review of application materials will begin on November 7, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Emerging Technologies Librarian
Listing: #116
Posted: October 11, 2016
Organization: University of Georgia Libraries, University of Georgia
Location: Athens, GA

Description: The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a service-oriented and forward-thinking Emerging Technologies Librarian. The Emerging Technologies Librarian will be responsible to the Head of the Research & Instruction Department for assisting users in making effective use of information resources and taking a leadership role in leveraging new technologies to meet the needs of scientific researchers. To achieve these goals, the Emerging Technologies Librarian provides in-person and virtual reference assistance, library instruction sessions, and one-on-one in-depth consultations in all areas of the sciences. The Librarian also provides outreach and instruction for the Science Library MakerSpace and manages the Science Library website and social media presence. Night and weekend work is required.

Qualifications, Required: ALA-accredited MLS; Bachelor’s degree in the sciences or demonstrated interest in library research in STEM disciplines; Ability to develop instruction sessions and to instruct users effectively both individually and in the classroom setting; Commitment to student and faculty research and teaching in the sciences; Knowledge of web design and instructional technologies; Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and priorities; Ability to create and maintain productive, long-term, collaborative working relationships; Effective verbal and written communication skills; Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, faculty, and colleagues.

Qualifications, Preferred: Knowledge of technologies such as AutoCAD, 3D printing, Arduino, and other MakerSpace tools.

Salary: Minimum salary is $47,476

To Apply: Online at https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1342.

Application Deadline: 11/07/2016

Cataloging and Serials Librarian
Listing: #115
Posted: September 9, 2016
Organization: York College Library, York College/CUNY
Location: New York City, NY

Description: Located in Southeastern Queens, New York City, at the E and J Train Subway lines at Jamaica Center, York College/CUNY is seeking candidates for the faculty position serving in the College Library. The selected candidate should expect the following:

Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.

Responsible for managing the Library’s cataloging and serials operations; perform original and copy cataloging; manage online catalog; plan, implement and administer all aspects of periodical subscriptions including establishing and maintaining effective vendor relationships.

He/she will supervise the operations of serial renewing, claiming, check-in, payments, and cancellations; manage print and individual electronic journal subscriptions; manage and oversee the accurate display of serials in OPAC. Additionally, the candidate will participate in active reference services and information literacy instruction, and will serve on various Department, College and University committees. The faculty position also requires scholarly activities.

Qualifications, Required: Master’s in Library Science (MLS), Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution, with a second graduate degree required. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

Qualifications, Preferred: Thorough knowledge of principles and standards of cataloging and authority control, AACR2/RDA, bibliographic utilities (OCLC preferred) and vendor services, metadata management and integrated library systems (Aleph preferred). Experience with serials management is highly preferred. Supervisory experience is also highly desirable.

To Apply: Please submit your application online through this job board as follows:

  1. Go to www.cuny.edu and click on Employment
  2. Select "Apply Now" then create or login to a user account and provide the requested information.
  3. Click on Job Postings on CUNYfirst
  4. Click Search job listings
  5. Click on More search options
  6. Search by Job Opening ID number 15459

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information (email and telephone) for three references. Please upload these as ONE document in rtf, doc, or pdf format.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2016.

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #114
Posted: September 9, 2016
Organization: Harrell Health Sciences Library, Penn State College of Medicine
Location: College, PA

Description: The Health Sciences Librarian will partner with the Harrell HSL administration to plan and build a comparable program of support and services at the regional medical campus that actively positions the library as a key resource and extends the reach of the Harrell HSL in support of the COM regardless of location. The selected candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination of library-related instructional activities for the regional medical campus and the integration of EBM into the curriculum. Additionally, the Librarian will work closely with the COM faculty to design, develop and teach a variety of classes, workshops and course-integrated instruction; design and develop online tutorials and provide individual consultations and orientations; provide expertise, support, assessment and implementation for new and existing instructional technologies used in teaching and learning; participate in collection development activities; provide in-depth reference and consultation service; participate in library orientation for new medical students and residents; and will function as the sole liaison to the regional medical campus.

Responsibilities: Other responsibilities of the position include daily oversight of the library satellite location at the Penn State COM University Park Regional Campus and executing responsibility and accountability for the physical facility, services, and collections located at the regional medical campus; evaluating new and existing library programs, services and resources; contributing to the assessment of user needs, participating in the evaluation of services, marketing and planning, and the development of outcome measures of the Harrell HSL; collaborating with librarians in related subject areas libraries/departments at University Park, including Life Sciences and other STEM libraries; and contributing to the profession through librarianship, teaching and learning, service, research, and involvement in professional organizations. Critical skills needed for this position include leadership skills and the ability to function independently as well as effectively in a team environment; technology skills; flexibility and the capacity to embrace change in a diverse, dynamic, and evolving organization; and a facility for cross-departmental communications.

Qualifications, Required: Requires a Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution (or equivalent); several years of experience in medical library environment, with increasing levels of responsibility; knowledge of evidence based practice principles and aware of current trends in Academic Health Sciences Libraries and medical education; experience designing and delivering instruction/training; knowledge of and experience with health/STEM databases and resources including expert literature searching skills; ability to work independently and effectively across organizational lines and in collaboration with colleagues to build strong relationships; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills; and strong leadership and organizational skills with a commitment to diversity.

Qualifications, Preferred: Preferred qualifications include the understanding the principles of adult learning and training; an undergraduate or graduate degree in a biomedical or physical science field or graduate-level coursework; and active membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted online at https://libraries.psu.edu/about/jobs/health_sci_libr. To be considered for the position, interested candidates should upload a letter of application, resume or C.V., and the names and contact information of three professional references (including email addresses).

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 3, 2016 and continue until position is filled.

Discovery and Resource Management Systems Coordinator
Listing: #113
Posted: September 9, 2016
Organization: UMass Amherst Libraries, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Location: Amherst, MA

Description: The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Discovery and Resource Management Systems (DRMS) Coordinator. The DRMS Coordinator provides leadership and vision in the management, support, integration and administration of the Libraries' suite of discovery and information management systems. These systems facilitate search, discovery, access and retrieval of scholarly resources. The DRMS Coordinator communicates and collaborates across library departments and is responsive to library and user needs. The DRMS Coordinator supervises a team of staff engaged in the performance of assigned duties in the Information Resources Management Department of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides creative leadership of the Libraries' resource management and discovery systems environment, to include the library system (Aleph), discovery platform (WorldCat Local), link resolver (SFX), and proxy server (EZProxy). Plans, coordinates and directs staff activities and workflows in the unit. Interviews, selects, trains and evaluates professional and classified staff.
  • Develops a vision for search, discovery and access systems in a large complex academic research environment. Recommends and facilitates improvements to existing systems and services.
  • Develops, implements and assesses proposals and projects specifically related to technology systems.
  • Responsible for integration and interoperability of discovery and resource management with other library, campus and Five College systems.
  • Works closely with the Five College Consortium libraries on system customizations, functionality and upgrades. Participates in migration and integration planning for next-generation systems.
  • Works closely with Library Systems and Web Management to assure seamless interoperability between discovery and resource management systems and other library and campus systems.
  • Works closely with metadata specialists to deploy and configure systems to fully leverage the potential of metadata derived from disparate sources.
  • Works closely with acquisitions and other departmental staff to assure that appropriate content is represented in discovery systems.
  • Develops expertise within unit/department in creating/maintaining/updating bulk import/export rules, to include manipulating and loading files, testing and troubleshooting.
  • Formulates, revises, and implements library policies and procedures. Oversees the accurate and timely availability of documentation and training for all unit procedures and processes.
  • Oversees unit's assessment activities, to include collecting, maintaining, analyzing and reporting on data/statistics generated by discovery systems.
  • Develops and maintains a master list of system upgrades, modifications and fixes.
  • Oversees back-end maintenance of link resolver, ensuring interoperability with other systems and platforms.
  • Troubleshoots proxy server access issues, creates/maintains configuration files, works with vendors and campus IT on unauthorized use of licensed resources.
  • Maintains and develops the Libraries' discovery platform. Continually evaluates and enhances the Libraries' discovery systems. Works with department and library staff to employ formal usability testing methods and data analysis to assess the effectiveness of services and technologies.
  • Stays current on trends and issues related to the integration of strategic technology products for the comprehensive suite of library discovery solutions.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in library science – or equivalent degree – from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its appropriate equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in implementing/developing/maintaining resource management and/or discovery systems and services.
  • Minimum of two years of successful supervisory experience, preferably in an academic library.
  • Knowledge of metadata schemas, including MARC. Evidence of understanding of semantic web and linked data and the nature of metadata, systems, and user expectations around search and discovery.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish work priorities, set performance expectations, achieve goals, and direct work in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Understanding of integration and interoperability of library systems, repositories, websites, and research platforms.
  • Familiarity with UNIX and shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with relational databases (SQL).
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize user-centered design methodologies and usability principles.
  • Ability to thrive in the rapidly changing, future-oriented environment of a major academic research library and to respond effectively to changing priorities.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience implementing and managing a discovery platform (e.g. Primo, WorldCat Local, WorldCat Discovery, EDS, Summon).
  • Familiarity with bulk loading of records and troubleshooting loading errors.
  • Experience with XML, XSLT, and/or web-based APIs.
  • Working knowledge of one or more structured programming languages (PHP, Perl, Python, Java).

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Please apply online at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=75897 and submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references.

Application Deadline: October 24, 2016 for priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Electronic Resources Librarian
Listing: #112
Posted: September 9, 2016
Organization: University of Dayton Library, University of Dayton
Location: Dayton, OH

Description: The University of Dayton seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.

This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. The primary responsibility of this role is to manage aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution, as well as to monitor trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use.

This position will be assigned some research assistance duties in order to fully understand user needs. This librarian will also serve as a liaison to one academic department, providing collection development and limited instructional support for that discipline. As a tenure-track faculty member, the Electronic Resources Librarian is expected to pursue tenure and promotion as defined in the University Libraries’ promotion and tenure policy.

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or its international equivalent
  • One year of cataloging experience or equivalent combination of coursework and experience
  • Knowledge of electronic resource management trends and practices
  • Experience with staff functions of an integrated library system or discovery layer
  • Articulated ability to work within a team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Articulated potential to meet University Libraries’ promotion and tenure requirements

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience cataloging serials or electronic resources using RDA standards
  • Demonstrated experience with EBSCOadmin, such as EDS, Holdings Management, or Full Text Finder
  • Demonstrated experience providing research assistance to users
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage multiple assignments
  • Articulated commitment to a philosophy of service
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and promote equality and inclusiveness in support of the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Expressed willingness to engage with Catholic and Marianist educational values

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Online at https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/20984.
Candidates should submit a brief statement indicating their experience or interest in conducting research and publication in pursuit of tenure.

To apply, submit cover letter addressing the required qualifications, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three references. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Head of Digital Programs
Listing: #111
Posted: September 9, 2016
Organization: Frost Library, Amherst College
Location: Amherst, MA

Description: The Amherst College Library seeks an inventive leader, adroit manager, and indefatigable collaborator to partner with multiple constituencies in the library and across campus to promote digital scholarship, digital collections, and the preservation of the same, all in service to our local and global community.

The Head of Digital Programs provides vision and direction for the library's Digital Programs, including digital collections, digital preservation, digital scholarship, and the digital repository in line with national and international standards. The successful candidate will provide leadership for the library's role in the creation, curation, management, delivery, and preservation of scholarly, cultural, and administrative digital content across the college; plan for and coordinate the design, integration, and maintenance of digital asset management and preservation programs and systems; further the integration of digital collections, tools, and technologies into teaching, research, and scholarship in the liberal arts; work collaboratively with library and IT colleagues and other college partners to achieve these goals; help develop, cultivate, and support a diverse workforce and student body; and lead efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides vision, strategic planning, overall direction, and prioritization for the library's digital programs, including digital collections, digital preservation, digital scholarship, and the digital repository.
  • Plays a leadership role in the creation, curation, management, delivery, and preservation of scholarly, cultural, and administrative digital content across the college.
  • Provides expertise and advocates for the department and the library in digital scholarship, digital preservation, and other relevant digital activities across the campus.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in Archives & Special Collections, Technical Services, Research & Instruction, IT, and others to achieve the vision and goals of digital programs.
  • Promotes digital programs, collections, and services on campus and to broader audiences.
  • Supervises the Digital Collections & Preservation Librarian, Digital Library Web Developer, and interns.
  • In collaboration with library and IT colleagues, plans for and coordinates the design, implementation, integration, and maintenance of a technological infrastructure for digital collections, digital scholarship, and digital preservation.
  • Sets direction and policy for the college's digital repository, Amherst College Digital Collections, and its role in supporting digital collections, the open-access mandate and other scholarly communications initiatives, digital preservation activities, and other needs as they emerge.
  • Keeps abreast of new trends, tools, opportunities, and campus needs in digital libraries and repositories and responds proactively.
  • Works with the Director of the Amherst College Press to establish requirements and identify solutions for digital publications and other projects of the Press.
  • Works to advance the integration of digital collections, tools, and technologies into teaching, research, and scholarship in the liberal arts.
  • Helps shape a vision for digital scholarship at the college, and the library's role in partnering on both classroom-based and longer-term research projects in digital scholarship.
  • Partners with faculty, the Press, IT, and other librarians to develop, implement, and provide instruction for scholarly digital projects.
  • Manages and advances a variety of digital projects and programs.
  • Writes and manages grants to support specific projects.
  • Participates in and stays abreast of developments in the digital library field in order to appropriately position the college's digital programs within larger developments in the field, and to promote the college's work in this area.
  • Actively participates in outreach activities, committees and work groups of the library, the college, and Five Colleges and regional and national organizations as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates and facilitates effective communication throughout the Library and across the college.
  • Performs other duties/functions as requested.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or foreign equivalent.
  • Minimum five years' academic library experience with broad experience in the following areas: digital collections, digital preservation, digital scholarship, and digital technologies.
  • Familiarity with national and international standards in these four areas.
  • Proven commitment to collaboration, including a demonstrated history of effectively leading complex collaborative projects and programs involving diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, planning, and project management skills.
  • Experience with selection and implementation of digital repository systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the use of digital content and the application of digital technologies as they relate to teaching, research, and scholarship.
  • Commitment to working closely and collaboratively across organizational boundaries, with a variety of partners.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to advocate for the library to a variety of constituents; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Competence and sensitivity in working at a college in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience with requirements gathering, system design processes, and project management for technology projects.
  • Strong knowledge of archival practices and approaches, particularly in regards to collection management and arrangement and description.
  • Theoretical and practical understanding of metadata schemas such as MODS, and of linked data and semantic web technologies.
  • Familiarity with one or more methodologies commonly used in digital research, and experience working with undergraduates on digital scholarship projects.
  • Experience supervising and mentoring students, staff, and/or librarians.
  • Successful grant-writing experience and/or experience managing grant-funded projects.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (e-mail and/or telephone number) for three professional references online at https://apply.interfolio.com/36612.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #110
Posted: August 31, 2016
Organization: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San Jose State University
Location: San Jose, CA

Description: The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library seeks an innovative and creative student-centered librarian to provide leadership in the area of Health Science Librarianship. The Health Sciences Librarian will collaborate with faculty, library staff, campus staff, and on the development of innovative services and support for instruction and research. As a faculty member, the candidate engages in library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarly and creative activities required for tenure and promotion.

Responsibilities:

  • Is responsible for collection development, information literacy, reference service (to both university and public users) and research consultation in assigned subject areas.
  • Serves as outreach liaison to faculty and students in assigned disciplines, remaining conversant with curricular and program changes.
  • Provides specialized reference and research consultation in assigned subject areas in addition to providing general reference services to campus and community library users.
  • Provides reference, instruction, and collection development. This may require occasional weeknight or weekend hours to ensure appropriate staffing at service desks.
  • Delivers information literacy instruction in the classroom, in online environments, and through faculty partnerships.
  • Ensures curriculum-aligned collection development, including selection, evaluation, and budget oversight for assigned subject areas.
  • Participates in library governance, professional development activities, and university service. This may also include serving on and representing the library on joint committees (San José Public Library and SJSU), campus committees, California State University system-wide committees, and/or task forces.
  • Builds a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement to fulfill the University requirement for retention, tenure and promotion.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent is required at time of appointment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations, as gained through cross-cultural study, training, teaching or other comparable experiences, for the provision of user-centered services, systems and programs
  • Evidence of potential to maintain an ongoing program of scholarly research and professional development at appropriate levels
  • Experience and/or coursework in collection development, reference service/research consultation and information literacy/instruction
  • Experience and/or coursework incorporating current and emerging technologies into instructional and informational services

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with public and academic librarians and staff, teaching faculty, and students in a rapidly changing information environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design and implement innovative projects or services, including community outreach programs
  • Knowledge of the research process and evolving models of scholarly communication, open access, e-science, institutional repositories, and other trends in information science.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree or equivalent training/work experience in the health sciences field, such as, but not limited to, Medicine, Nursing, Health Care Administration, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, Physical Therapy, or Speech Language Pathology
  • Familiarity with disciplinary electronic databases such as PubMed, CINAHL, and ScienceDirect, and other major reference works

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Online at https://apply.interfolio.com/36915.

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

Instruction and Research Coordinator
Listing: #109
Posted: August 31, 2016
Organization: University of Washington Health Sciences Library, University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA

Description: The Health Sciences Library currently has an opportunity for an Instruction and Research Librarian to provide excellent research support and library instruction to Health Sciences students, faculty and staff at the University of Washington and in the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region. Reporting to the Associate Director of the Health Sciences Library, the Instruction and Research Librarian serves as a member of the Public and Research Services team to create, manage and disseminate information resources to the health sciences community for assigned schools and departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a liaison/co-liaison for faculty, researchers and students in assigned schools and departments. Provides individual and group consultation in information literacy, research strategies, searching, information management and evidence based practice instruction for assigned schools and departments
  • Provides collection development recommendations relevant to assigned departments
  • Designs and performs instructional classes for faculty, students and researchers that promote the efficient and effective use of UW and other web resources in the areas of support
  • Collaborates with faculty to identify opportunities, determine requirements, and choose tools that will allow students to discover, access, and incorporate the library's resources into course assignments
  • Promotes innovative virtual library instruction, including but not limited to: innovative remote instructional support, creating online research guides, creating interactive tutorials, supporting learning management software, and exploring other online and mobile learning tools such as iPad apps, new media production tools, and data visualization systems
  • Provides research support to assigned liaison areas, including but not limited to: collaborating on research projects, providing systematic reviews, providing support for data management and supporting innovative/emerging institutional research tools
  • Cultivates and sustains collaborative relationships with faculty, students, researchers and staff in support of campus teaching, learning, and research
  • Performs professional responsibilities in teaching, scholarship and service. Demonstrates evidence of continuing professional growth
  • Good communication skills are a requirement for this position and for all Libraries' staff members. Basic expectations are described in the Libraries Personal Communication Responsibility Guidelines
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications, Required:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace
  • Strong public service orientation with an aptitude for providing online and face to face instruction and consultation services in a research or academic health sciences library
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and instructional technology skills
  • Commitment to professional development and the ability to meet the research, teaching, service, and professional competency requirements for tenure and promotion advancement

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience evaluating, selecting, and implementing instructional technologies in an academic library setting as well as knowledge of current issues and trends in pedagogy
  • Experience in a Health Sciences library

Salary: $50,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

To Apply: To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

Please use "Librarian Application: Instruction and Research Librarian in the subject heading
Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs

Application Deadline: 5:00 pm, Friday, September 23, 2016.

Acquisitions Accounting and Serials Coordinator
Listing: #108
Posted: August 31, 2016
Organization: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, FL

Description: The Acquisitions Accounting and Serials Coordinator works in the Accounting & Serials (A&S) Unit of the Acquisitions Department at University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries. In coordination with the A&S Unit Manager and the Health Science Center Library (HSCL) Director, manages the HSCL materials budget in excess of two million dollars. Works with a general degree of authority and independence and exercises initiative in setting priorities, decision making, and problem solving. In coordination with A&S Unit Manager, establishes methods and workflows to administer, organize, and preserve expenditures and other acquisition information related to the HSCL budget. Provides data analysis, planning reports, and develops strategies in cooperation with A&S Unit Manager, Acquisitions Department Chair, and the HSCL Director. Assists the A&S Unit Manager on setting Unit goals and priorities. Communicates with Libraries’ Fiscal Services Office and University’s Finance & Accounting office as required. Assists Unit Manager on management of Unit staff and student assistants. Collaborates with Acquisitions staff to develop and implement workflows that involve multiple units. Creates and updates Unit documentation and provides access through LibGuides and other media. Interprets library, department, and unit policy and makes decisions when working with library staff, vendors and publishers to resolve non-routine problems. Analyzes problems and proposes new or modified workflows within the scope of established policies.

Responsibilities:
HSCL Budget Management

  • Oversees the HSCL materials budget of over two million dollars in two financial accounting systems: Library Management System (Aleph) and University’s financial management system (People Soft)
  • Makes HSCL payments and adjusts individual budgets in adherence with rules within financial management system
  • Coordinates HSCL deposit accounts, monitors them in vendor’s databases, and resolves discrepancies
  • In coordination with HSCL Director, Acquisitions Department Chair, and A&S Unit Manager, prepares allocations and administers expenditures for the HSCL materials budget
  • In coordination with HSCL Director, Acquisitions Department Chair and Unit Manager, designs, develops, and conducts budget reports that support strategic planning in library materials purchases
  • Defines, designs, and compiles HSCL budget and Electronic Resource cost and usage analysis
  • Coordinates with HSCL library liaisons, colleges and departments the acquisition and payment of one-time and cost share purchases
  • Coordinates, compiles and produces various statistical and financial reports pertaining to HSCL

HSCL Electronic Resources Management
  • Monitors HSCL Electronic Resources, including cost increases and e-journal package availability
  • Updates and maintains HSCL Electronic Resources Tracker
  • Designs, trouble shoots and collects cost and usage data for HSCL Electronic Resources
  • Communicates with HSCL Liaisons and vendors/publishers regarding new orders or cancellation
  • Responsible for the maintenance of acquisition data in Aleph modules and their transfer to/from serial vendor databases
  • Monitors bibliographic accuracy, vendor selection, proper receipt and processing, and invoice payments
  • Makes sure we have online access to print journals that have been cancelled and switched to online format
  • Communicates with HSCL Director, HSCL liaisons, the Electronic Resources Unit, A&S Unit Manager, and vendor/publisher representatives concerning problems and questions related to online journal subscriptions and packages for HSCL
  • Using Aleph and web-based subscription management systems, conducts complex problem solving and resolves price and availability discrepancies
  • Compiles reports, prepares analysis, and reports data for library, ARL and AAHSL statistical reporting
  • Reviews subscription renewals and submit to vendor after comparison analysis
  • Coordinates electronic loading of electronic invoicing (EDI) for HSCL

Accounting
  • Assign appropriate PeopleSoft chartfields to invoices within library management system (Aleph).
  • Has functional knowledge of general accounting concepts, including basic bookkeeping skills, cash disbursement accounting, and accounts payable.
  • Has a functional knowledge of deposits and prepayments, (what these are and how they work in terms of rules for expenditures).
  • Has knowledge of accounting reconciliation and follow-up procedures, including adherence to fiscal year deadlines. Thoroughly understands and adheres to best accounting practices of Libraries, University, and state
  • Ability to retrieve images of invoices. Ability to retrieve balances of appropriation, DSR, foundation and grant budgets. Ability to assign charges to designated budgets, and to reassign charges as necessary. Ability to reconcile payments as represented in other accounting systems.
  • Has knowledge of journal entries procedures and completes them for HSCL in PeopleSoft.
  • Communicates with Libraries’ Fiscal Services Office and University’s Finance & Accounting office as required.

Assistant Unit Manager
  • Assists the A&S Unit Manager on establishing Unit goals that complement department priorities and other units’ workflows
  • In supervisor’s absence:
    • Supervises and directs staff and student assistants
    • Approves and pays invoices using Aleph/PeopleSoft interface procedure
  • Assist Unit Manager with staff and student Assistant training
  • In coordination with Unit Manager, provides routine training of Acquisitions procedures, Aleph use, vendor databases, and Arrow reports to selectors and library staff
  • Serves as back-up to Unit manager on compiling and publishing materials budget report in Acquisitions LibGuides
  • Serves as back-up to Unit manager on the management of OPS budget
  • Participates in Unit policy and procedure development
  • Creates and updates Unit documentation
  • Communicates new or revised policies

Other Duties as Assigned
  • Attends workshops and training to improve skills or enhance knowledge needed for position
  • Participates in training activities with Acquisition staff for continuous cross-training and with Unit Managers to ensure updated procedures and documentation of workflows
  • Services on committees and other working groups within the Libraries
  • Performs other duties as assigned by A&S Unit Manager

Qualifications, Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of experience

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science or other appropriate advanced degree
  • Extensive knowledge of acquisition procedures and practices of a large research library
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with online bibliographic and integrated library systems, preferably ALEPH or Sierra
  • Knowledge of and experience with acquiring serials and standing orders
  • Familiarity with current trends in electronic resources
  • Experience in paying invoices and managing budgets
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially with Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience with cost and data analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Flexibility, and ability to adapt and work in a rapidly changing academic environment
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in planning and setting strategic goals and priorities
  • Ability to work collaboratively to accomplish goals
  • Experience in documenting and maintaining procedures
  • Demonstrated supervisory and training skills.

Salary: $50,357 annually

To Apply: Online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/498420/accounting-and-serials-coordinator-accountant-2.

Application Deadline: September 8, 2016.

Director of Collections
Listing: #107
Posted: August 31, 2016
Organization: University of Kentucky Libraries, University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, KY

Description: The University of Kentucky Libraries seeks a creative, collaborative, and entrepreneurial library professional with an ability to provide innovative services through the position of Director of Collections. The successful candidate will lead and collaborate with a team of academic liaisons to support the current and emerging research strategies and methods of scholarly production.

Responsibilities: The Director is responsible for providing leadership for the Libraries’ collections management and content development, for advancing research data management initiatives, and promoting UK Libraries’ commitment to the creation and dissemination of scholarship. The Director hires, trains, and supervises the work of 2 FTE librarians, 1 FTE support staff, and several students in the Collections and Federal Depository Units. The Director will manage the ongoing collection activities of academic liaisons to ensure coordination and continuity for collections in all disciplines and formats, will lead efforts to address and to provide collection assessment and analysis guidance, and will communicate collection issues and procedures effectively to library users and staff.

As an academic liaison, the Director will teach and assess curriculum-integrated instructional sessions and conduct in-depth research consultations in assigned subject areas. The Director will develop and maintain online research and course guides and have knowledge of current research tools and technology. The Director conducts collection review and analysis, provides research and scholarly publishing support, and is actively engaged with faculty and students in all assigned subject areas.

The Director will provide academic liaisons with research and scholarly publishing support and participate in the leadership of research data management initiatives. Responsibilities will include working collaboratively with colleagues throughout UK Libraries and the campus to advance UKnowledge, the university’s institutional repository, and the development, implementation, and assessment of research support services. The Director will participate in outreach and campus engagement activities that build partnerships and cultivate relationships with key university units.

The position reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Collections, Digital Scholarship, and Technical Services. The Director works closely with the Director of Acquisitions, the Coordinator of Electronic Resources, the Director of Cataloging and Database Integrity, and academic liaisons to identify, acquire and manage information resources in a rapidly evolving digital environment. This individual will actively monitor national trends, standards, and policies in collection development, scholarly communication, research data management and represents the Libraries in local, regional, and national forums/organizations as appropriate.

The Director will participate in shared governance of the University of Kentucky by serving on library, departmental/college, and university committees as appropriate. The position will pursue scholarship, professional development and service activities in order to meet requirements for promotion and tenure.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an academic research library
  • Experience with collections management and collections assessment responsibilities in an academic research library
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues and trends in scholarly communication
  • Demonstrated understanding of research data life-cycle, current issues in data management, and visualization of scholarship
  • Strong public service orientation
  • Evidence of leadership
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with a diverse population of faculty, students, and colleagues.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Academic background or advanced degree in a humanities or social sciences discipline
  • Proficiency in collection assessment techniques and activities
  • Experience with financial management
  • Experience in providing information literacy instruction and research consultations in an academic/research library
  • Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education
  • Experience working with government publications: federal, state, foreign and/or international.

To Apply: To apply, interested applicants must complete a UK Online Academic Profile at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/ and attach three documents:

  • Cover letter (Cover Letter)
  • Curriculum vitae

Please include contact information for three references when prompted in the application.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2016.

Head of Licensing and Acquisitions
Listing: #106
Posted: August 31, 2016
Organization: University of Connecticut Libraries, University of Connecticut
Location: Mansfield, CT

Description: Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Licensing and Acquisitions envisions, leads, and actively participates in implementing strategies to license and acquire access to library collections needed to enable the UConn community’s scholarship and learning. The incumbent is responsible for managing and supervising the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit and leading the pursuit of further coordination and collaborations in the licensing and acquisitions work that occurs with the UConn Health and Law School libraries. Concurrently, the position engages in the work of license review and negotiations while developing, maintaining, and enhancing unit workflows that ensure that knowledge resources are acquired in a timely, effective, and fiscally-responsible manner. Within this context, the position draws upon expertise of collection management principles and practices, a user-focused orientation, and a working style that embraces collaboration in a complex and dynamic work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and actively participates in the identification, investigation, licensing, purchase, and renewal of access to collections.
  • Envisions potential futures for the Library’s systems for licensing and acquiring access to collections; initiates dialogues and communicates and implements plans regarding how to achieve positive transformations in these systems.
  • Directs, plans, and communicates the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit’s efforts and accomplishments. Determines priorities in alignment with Library and Area priorities and services. Develops and maintains Unit procedures.
  • Directs annual goal setting for the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit; ensures coordination and alignment of individual and Unit goals to Area and Library services and priorities.
  • Reviews and negotiates license agreements to ensure that licenses are in line with library best practices as well as compliant with UConn and State of Connecticut policies and regulations. This includes creating, maintaining, and implementing criteria for standard license agreements and monitoring subscriptions related to current license agreements and renewals.
  • Develops methods to support the systematic and ongoing assessment of collections. This includes but is not limited to the compilation and analysis of data regarding cost, usage, and users’ information-seeking behaviors and preferences.
  • Leads efforts to coordinate the licensing and acquisitions work that occurs with the UConn Health and Law School libraries.
  • Initiates and maintains business relationships and serves as primary contact for consortia, information providers, and publishers.
  • Works to support cooperative collection acquisition efforts and resource-sharing agreements with the Connecticut Library Consortium, the Northeast Research Libraries, the Boston Library Consortium, and other organizations.
  • Resolves the most complex or unusual issues/situations presented to the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit. Serves as primary resource for other operating units, University offices, academic departments, and outside agencies regarding Unit services and procedures.

Qualifications, Required:

  • A graduate degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association (or international equivalent).
  • Minimum of five years of related experience in a library setting, four of which are related to the licensing and/or acquisition of collections.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of current and emerging best practices, models, and standards for the licensing and acquisition of collections.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and a collaborative management style that fosters trust, respect, and successful working relationships in a complex and dynamic work environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think strategically and display flexibility in adapting to change.
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current technology, software, and automated library systems.
  • Experience managing a department, project, or team.
  • Experience participating in the management of a budget for a department, project, team, or committee.
  • Evidence of sustained participation in library-related professional development activities.
  • Willingness to travel and work a flexible schedule.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience supervising personnel in a library or related setting.
  • Six years related experience in licensing and/or collections acquisitions.
  • Familiarity with data-informed collection assessment.
  • Demonstrated project management expertise.
  • Experience with the Alma library management system and Primo discovery system.
  • Experience with an enterprise-level financial system.

To Apply: Applications should be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu (please reference Job ID 2017023) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Application Deadline: This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 11, 2016.

Biomedical Sciences Librarian
Listing: #105
Posted: August 31, 2016
Organization: University of Iowa Libraries, University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, IA

Description: The University of Iowa Libraries seeks an experienced, self-motivated, and forward-thinking professional for the position of biomedical Sciences Librarian. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Biomedical Sciences Librarian plans, promotes and provides information services that support the needs of faculty, researchers, staff and students involved in biomedical research at the University of Iowa.

Responsibilities:

  • As liaison to biomedical research programs, centers, and departments, cultivates relationships with faculty, graduate students, and researchers to identify opportunities for library partnerships in support of their research. Develops and implements new programs and services as appropriate.
  • Develops and conducts tailored library education sessions for assigned liaison groups. Works with faculty with goal of integrating library instruction and resources into the curriculum.
  • Assists researchers with effective application of biomedical information tools and skills through individual and small group consultations.
  • Provides expert information search services for intensive research projects.
  • Works with other campus librarians in implementation of consultation services for scientific data access, management, and preservation.
  • Stays informed on current and developing issues in translational medicine, research data management, and other areas of biomedical research.
  • Partners with other librarians to develop and market library services to assigned liaison groups as well as the community.
  • Provides information and circulation services at the public service desk in-person and via telephone, email, and instant messenger.
  • Works with other Hardin Library staff members on projects for the health campus and health professional and consumers in the state of Iowa.
  • Serves on Hardin Library, University Libraries, health colleges, university and hospital committees and working groups.
  • Contributes to and learns from the profession through avenues such as local, state, and national professional organizations and publications.

Qualifications, Required:

  • A Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program is required in all but exceptional circumstances.
  • For appointment at the Specialist (II) Librarian level: A minimum of two years of professional experience in a science-oriented academic or research library plus demonstrated interest in professional development that will enhance the candidate's value to the Libraries, the University, the profession, or the scholarly community.
  • Familiarity with the research process and current trends in the health sciences;
  • Familiarity with the information needs of health sciences researchers;
  • Excellent presentation and instructional skills;
  • Experience providing advanced information services, including searching biomedical literature and full-text databases for general literature searches and for systematic reviews;
  • Experience teaching health sciences databases and resources including, but not limited to, PubMed, EndNote, and NCBI tools such as BLAST;
  • Familiarity with the NIH Public Access Policy and other open access initiatives;
  • Knowledge of and interest in research data management and translational medicine;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community;
  • Strong customer service and public services abilities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a health or life science

Salary and Benefits: $50,000.00 - $64,000.00

To Apply:
Online at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/69615.

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Medical Information Services Librarian
Listing: #104
Posted: August 24, 2016
Organization: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, FL

Description: The Medical Information Services Librarian is a tenure track library faculty position which supports the research, education, and service goals of the University of Florida and the Jacksonville campus. The Borland Health Sciences Library at Jacksonville is a branch library of the Health Sciences Center Libraries of the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries. The Borland Library seeks a creative, energetic, service-oriented librarian to provide reference and information support to faculty, students, UF staff, and non-affiliated health professionals. The Medical Information Services Librarian provides support through database searching and information resource training. This librarian provides reference and information services both in the library and beyond, including significant outreach to the clinical faculty, staff, and students of the University of Florida and UF Health-Jacksonville. Responsibilities include backup oversight of branch operations when the Director is absent, as well as backup of circulation and interlibrary functions.

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions; consequently, the Medical Information Services Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students, faculty and staff in fostering excellence in a diverse and global society, the Medical Information Services Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities. The Medical Information Services Librarian will perform scholarly research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide reference and information services to support clinical practice, research, and education. This will include service at the information desk as needed and may include evening hours.
  • Coordinate, design, and market educational programming, including database searching, educational support tools, new resources, and technologies of interest and benefit to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging educational technologies and library trends and their effective application in medical libraries and other health care settings.
  • Participate in developing and implementing outreach services and marketing strategies for the library, which may include travel to offsite clinics.
  • Participate in collection management program. Work with faculty in selecting materials to support their academic and research programs.
  • Participate actively in the development, selection, and evaluation of web resources for subject guides and other client services.
  • Participate in planning, policy formation, and departmental decisions related to health science library services, collections, and technologies.
  • Provide professional oversight to the Borland Access Services unit (circulation and interlibrary loan; consisting of two full-time and two part-time employees) in the absence of the Director.
  • Represent the Borland Library on library, university, and community committees and attend meetings via teleconference, telephone or on the Gainesville campus.
  • Perform scholarly research and provide service for the institution and professional associations and committees in accordance with the tenure and promotion criteria.
  • Participate in providing staff development opportunities for library staff.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited school or equivalent advanced degree.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in a health sciences library, academic library, or relevant healthcare setting.
  • Appointment at the Associate University Librarian rank requires a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to effectively engage with clinical faculty and staff.
  • Experience searching and/or teaching medical/health databases such as PubMed, CINAHL or Cochrane.
  • Interest in providing clinical rounding services.
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to client-focused service, teamwork, and cooperation.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ability to travel to Gainesville once a month on average.
  • Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to adapt to a complex, rapidly changing academic environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with faculty, students, administrators, and the general public.
  • Strong potential for meeting the requirements of tenure and promotion (outlined at http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/cdh).

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Directly applicable professional level experience in a health sciences library, or hospital/healthcare setting.
  • Undergraduate or advanced degree in a health or life science.
  • Experience providing clinical rounding services.
  • Experience designing and delivering instruction.
  • Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals or eligibility to become a member.
  • Record of including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in research, teaching, service and other work.

Salary and Benefits: Minimum Salary $49,540 at the Assistant University Librarian rank
Minimum Salary $57,319 at the Associate University Librarian rank
Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials

To Apply:
To apply, submit:

  1. a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position;
  2. a written statement regarding the core skills/competencies required to be a successful health sciences librarian in an active, clinical and teaching academic health center (250 words);
  3. your current resume or CV;
  4. a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email).


Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/498424/medical-information-services-librarian.

Application Deadline: September 20, 2016 - review of applications will begin on August 25, 2016

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #103
Posted: August 24, 2016
Organization: Stony Brook University Libraries , Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook, NY

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of the Health Sciences Library, the Research and Instruction Librarian will contribute to the University Library's suite of service activities, including information and instructional services, scholarly communication and research support services, collection development, liaison and outreach services. The position works most directly with the five Health Sciences Schools and various clinical departments. The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with faculty to establish library programs, services and activities that meet instructional, research and clinical needs.
  • Collaborate with other subject specialists on collection development/management and act as liaison to assigned Departments.
  • Provide information and instructional services, both in person and using digital media, in areas of liaison responsibility. Digital media may include websites, interactive online learning objects, tutorials and social networking.
  • Monitor trends in scholarly publishing in areas of liaison responsibility to inform the design of library services and the development of library collections.
  • Provide consultation and instruction on the development of literature searches in support of evidenced-based practice.
  • Participate in professional activities and monitor developments in best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of Stony Brook University Libraries research, clinical, and instruction services.
  • Contribute to library-wide information, instruction, research support services, including virtual reference.
  • Serve on library and/or Stony Brook University campus committees, task forces and working groups.
  • Engage in scholarly and professional activities.
  • Participate in library and University service.

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Evidence of the ability to do research, publication and service consonant with University standards for promotion and tenure. Minimum of one year full time relevant experience in a library.
  • Experience with online information resources and information management tools for health and medicine.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in education, educational technology, scholarly communications, and experience building and sustaining collections in all formats.
  • Membership (certification) in the Academy of Health Information Professionals.
  • Experience providing information, reference and instructional services in an academic, medical or special library.
  • Experience with online information resources, and information management tools for health and medicine.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Evidence of flexibility and ability to thrive in a complex environment with excellent communication and analytical skills.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits. The University Libraries provide significant support to tenure-track librarians.

To Apply:
Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:
Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

See the job posting online at http://www.stonybrook.edu/jobs/ REF#: F-9682-16-08.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 09/16/2016.

Electronic Resources Librarian
Listing: #102
Posted: August 24, 2016
Organization: University of Dayton Libraries , University of Dayton
Location: Dayton, OH

Description: The University of Dayton seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.

This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. The primary responsibility of this role is to manage aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution, as well as to monitor trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use.

This position will be assigned some research assistance duties in order to fully understand user needs. This librarian will also serve as a liaison to one academic department, providing collection development and limited instructional support for that discipline. As a tenure-track faculty member, the Electronic Resources Librarian is expected to pursue tenure and promotion as defined in the University Libraries’ promotion and tenure policy.

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or its international equivalent
  • One year of cataloging experience or equivalent combination of coursework and experience
  • Knowledge of electronic resource management trends and practices
  • Experience with staff functions of an integrated library system or discovery layer
  • Articulated ability to work within a team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Articulated potential to meet University Libraries’ promotion and tenure requirements

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience cataloging serials or electronic resources using RDA standards
  • Demonstrated experience with EBSCOadmin, such as EDS, Holdings Management, or Full Text Finder
  • Demonstrated experience providing research assistance to users
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage multiple assignments
  • Articulated commitment to a philosophy of service
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and promote equality and inclusiveness in support of the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Expressed willingness to engage with Catholic and Marianist educational values

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits. The University Libraries provide significant support to tenure-track librarians.

To Apply:
Candidates should submit a brief statement indicating their experience or interest in conducting research and publication in pursuit of tenure.

To apply, submit cover letter addressing the required qualifications, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three references. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

See the job posting online to apply at https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/20747.

Application Deadline: 09/15/2016

Associate Director, Research and Instruction Services
Listing: #101
Posted: August 24, 2016
Organization: Norris Medical Library , University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Description: The Norris Medical Library seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and talented librarian who is prepared to lead a team of library faculty and staff in support of the research, instruction, clinical, learning, and knowledge discovery initiatives of the University of Southern California. The Associate Director for Research and Instruction Services manages, plans, coordinates, and promotes the Library’s research and learning resources as well as oversees the operations of reference, and mediated searching. Close interaction occurs with all other areas of the Library, key library and education users, and individual faculty members. This is a leadership position and the chosen candidate will serve as a member of the library’s executive committee.

Responsibilities

  • Leads research and instruction services, including curriculum development in research literacy skills and technology planning that ensures excellence in research and knowledge navigation.
  • Recruits, trains, evaluates, supervises, and promotes the work of the research and instruction services division members.
  • Directs the division in program/service innovation, development, planning, promotion, problem solving and evaluation.
  • Leads and participates in reference activities.
  • Develops policies, procedures, priorities and goals to meet the needs of primary users, preparing statistical and narrative reports as requested.
  • Collaborates with faculty to maximize the integration of library instruction into the curriculum of Health Sciences schools and programs. Contributes to the overall development and innovation of the library by actively participating in library, health sciences, and university committees, workgroups and task forces.
  • Cultivates partnerships and collaborates with faculty on projects including teaching, grants, manuscripts, paper or poster presentations.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the trends and issues in health sciences research, scholarly communication, systematic reviews, data management, and higher education.
  • Serves on the senior management team and assists the director in library planning, management and innovation.
  • Pursues an active and ongoing career plan in the areas of job performance, professional development/research support and service.
  • Some night and weekend work.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Masters’ degree or higher in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent.
  • Professional library experience in an academic or research library;
  • Demonstrated experience supervising librarians or a complex project;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and instructional skills.
  • High degree of organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated service orientation and the essential ability to build and sustain relationships.
  • Demonstrated initiative, the ability to manage multiple projects and a commitment to professional development.
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Experience working with diverse groups to reach common goals.
  • Experience with grant writing.
  • Flexibility and adaptability for work in an evolving, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience and proficiency with using current and emerging technologies, including learning management software and software/hardware for recording lectures.
  • Experience with systematic reviews and data management

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Prefer at least 5 years of experience in an academic health sciences library.
  • Prefer at least 3 years of librarian supervisory experience.

Salary: Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience. This position is on the continuing appointment track, the USC Libraries’ equivalent to tenure.

To Apply:
As part of the application, candidates must upload one document file (Word or PDF) that contains the following:

  1. a cover letter,
  2. a curriculum vitae (including telephone and e-mail address),
  3. 3) a list of at least three references that includes the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address for each referee.


See the job posting online to apply at http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/69634.

Application Deadline: The position is open until filled.

Reference and Information Literacy Librarian
Listing: #100
Posted: August 18, 2016
Organization: Villa Maria College Library, Villa Maria College
Location: Buffalo, NY

Description: Villa Maria College seeks a Reference and Information Literacy Librarian to work full time for 10 months. Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the Reference and Information Literacy Librarian will manage the information literacy program and provide reference assistance to the college community.

Responsibilities

  • Enhance, implement, market, and evaluate the College’s information literacy program;
  • Provide information literacy instruction;
  • Create instructional and reference materials in print and electronic formats as needed;
  • Work collaboratively and collegially with faculty to integrate information literacy competencies into the curriculum;
  • Develop, coordinate and implement workshops and instructional opportunities for the college community;
  • Provide reference and research assistance to students, faculty and other library clients:
  • Maintain and update the library web pages;
  • Develop new instruction applications of emerging technology;
  • Manage small print periodical collection;
  • Assist as needed with collection development, circulation, technical processing, and other aspects of library operations;
  • Participate in local professional organizations and events;
  • Support the philosophy and objectives of the College;
  • Participate in College functions;
  • Serve on committees of the College;
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the mission of the College.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA accredited MLS or equivalent;
  • Knowledge of library philosophy, best practices, and trends;
  • Experience in instruction and reference, and/or coursework in information literacy and reference;
  • Excellent customer service skills, tact, and the ability to work with a diverse population;
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of Windows/Microsoft environments;
  • Maintain a positive attitude that will promote a healthy cultural climate in the Library.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience in instruction and reference in an academic setting;
  • Knowledge of Macintosh/Apple environments;
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products;
  • Experience in minor book repair.

Salary: Negotiable

To Apply:
Complete the online application at: jobs.villa.edu.

Application Deadline: Review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Chair, Cataloging and Discovery Services
Listing: #99
Posted: August 18, 2016
Organization: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, FL

Description: The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services. The department provides descriptions for and access to materials and resources held at the University of Florida in all formats and subjects, including unique and cultural heritage collections, both tangible and electronic, batch and individually described. The department actively supports the digital publishing and data curation programs of the Smathers Libraries and leads the libraries in exploration of linked open data applications such as BIBFRAME.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Discovery, Digital Services and Shared Collections, the Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services is a tenure track library faculty position which provides leadership, strategic vision and direction for optimizing description and access to all library resources for all users. This includes bringing emerging metadata standards and linked data technologies into academic library cataloging practices. The Chair leads the department in implementing best practices and coordinates ongoing development of departmental staff by encouraging a commitment to continual improvement. The Chair collaborates with departmental staff to achieve the department’s goals, establish policies and procedures to escalate discoverability of collections in all formats in accordance with library-wide The Foundation for The Gator Nation An Equal Opportunity Institution priorities, and support the Smathers Libraries’ commitment to cooperative cataloging programs. These initiatives require wide consultation and delegation throughout the department and the Libraries. Additionally, this position is a key member of the Libraries’ management team, ensuring organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and development of policies for library operations that are attentive to users’ experience.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and forward-thinking leader who is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the progressive nature of librarianship and the role of cataloging and metadata in enhancing discovery for library users. The Cataloging and Discovery Services department is active in national and international cooperative cataloging initiatives of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) — BIBCO, NACO, SACO, and CONSER. Strong participation in these programs is expected to transform and advance the functions and impact of cataloging and discovery.

The Chair will include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities to support the UF community and foster excellence in our diverse and global society. The successful candidate will engage in professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

Responsibilities

  • Leads Cataloging and Discovery Services operations by setting well-articulated goals in congruence with the Libraries’ strategic objectives; coordinates communications related to department activities; regularly measures outputs through monthly statistical reports; and routinely assesses needed resources.
  • Directs the work of the 5 client-based units comprising the department of 18 personnel, including evaluating the department’s operational effectiveness through periodic reports, annual performance evaluations, staff development, and mechanisms for continual feedback from all personnel who work with Cataloging and Discovery Services.
  • Fosters a collaborative approach to achieving the department’s goals, establishing policies and procedures to integrate and enhance discoverability of the collections in all formats in accordance with library-wide priorities and supporting the Smathers Libraries’ commitment to cooperative cataloging programs. These initiatives require wide consultation throughout the department and the Libraries and considerable delegation of responsibilities.
  • Provides leadership in cataloging/metadata standards and services and promotes emerging digital information environments and metadata standards for effective access to electronic materials.
  • Leads the department in new system implementations and works with other departments throughout the Libraries to ensure that Cataloging and Discovery Services is meeting user needs.
  • Coordinates the Libraries service, representation, and leadership on initiatives in support of public universities and colleges in Florida, such as Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC).
  • Coordinates assignments and policy positions for representatives to the cooperative cataloging programs in which the Smathers Libraries participates, including assuming primary responsibility for assessing performance and representing the Smathers Libraries in negotiating terms and conditions of commitments.
  • Ensures the department’s effective support of the Libraries’ digitization initiatives through staffing and workflows for creation and revision of metadata for a wide range of material such as manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, maps, datasets, prints and drawings, rare books, and archival material.
  • Ensures prioritization and timely completion of ongoing demands for batch processing such as e-book record loading as well as special projects involving reports, global changes, etc.
  • Researches and analyzes cataloging trends and integrates these into departmental goals.
  • Participates in the cooperative management of the Libraries through service on Joint Chairs (comprised of the Libraries’ deans, administration, and department chairs) and other library consultative bodies. Participates in University of Florida committees as appropriate.
  • Maintains active involvement and leadership in appropriate professional and subject-related organizations.
  • Performs scholarly research and provides service related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria in order to advance the goals of the institution and advance the profession.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree in a relevant information field.
  • Appointment at the Associate University Librarian rank requires a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; and appointment at the University Librarian rank requires 12 or more years of relevant experience, including at least 4 at an advanced level.
  • Experience supervising library faculty and/or staff, leading change, and promoting collaboration in an academic or research setting.
  • Expertise in current metadata content standards and demonstrated knowledge of emerging standards and opportunities pertinent to discovery, description and access.
  • Experience utilizing online tools in cataloging or metadata work, such as RDA Toolkit and Cataloger’s Desktop.
  • Evidence of fostering faculty and/or staff professional development.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, administrators and the general public.
  • Strong potential for meeting the requirements of tenure and promotion (outlined at http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/cdh).

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the linked data environment, including emerging library initiatives (e.g., BIBFRAME) and name identifier systems (e.g., ORCID, ISNI).
  • Experience cataloging in one or more foreign languages.
  • Experience contributing bibliographic and authority records using national Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) standards.
  • Experience using metrics to assess effectiveness.
  • Experience working in an environment advancing digital initiatives, including the application of metadata to support digitization and digital scholarship.
  • Record reflecting substantive scholarship and research.
  • Experience with specialized ontologies/thesauri in the STEM disciplines and/or health sciences.
  • Record of including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in research, teaching, service and other work.

Salary: $67,700 - minimum salary at the Chair and Associate University Librarian rank, inclusive of administrative stipend
$75,000 - minimum salary at the Chair and University Librarian rank, inclusive of administrative stipend
Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials

To Apply:
To apply, submit

  1. a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position;
  2. a written statement summarizing your perspective on the opportunities and challenges of leading a cataloging/metadata department in today's changing cataloging environment (250 words);
  3. your current resume or CV;
  4. a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email).

Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/498355/chair-cataloging-and-discovery-services.

Application Deadline: October 3, 2016 – applications will be reviewed as received

Subscription & Purchasing Coordinator
Listing: #98
Posted: August 18, 2016
Organization: Auraria Library, University of Colorado Denver
Location: Denver, CO

Description: The University of Colorado Denver's Auraria Library seeks a forward thinking and collaborative Subscription and Purchasing Coordinator to join the dynamic Resource Management team. Reporting to the Acquisitions Librarian, this full-time University Staff position’s primary role will be to oversee the acquisitions life-cycle of all firm orders, databases, and packages. This position supervises and directs the work of two full-time Library Technicians (one firm order specialist and one databases and packages specialist). The successful candidate will be able to coordinate routine activities and duties while understanding the big picture: specifically the ever-changing fiscal and technological challenges that 21st century academic libraries face. The Subscription and Purchasing Coordinator will cultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders, collaborating often with collection development librarians and other members of Education, Research, and Access Services on projects, cancellations, renewals, and new purchases. This position will serve on various internal committees, task forces, and planning sessions relating to daily duties as well as library wide initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees Auraria Library’s acquisitions of firm orders, packages, and databases. This includes analyzing the nature of deals, reviewing licenses, renewing subscriptions, troubleshooting access issues, and handling cancellations
  • Negotiates pricing for renewals and new purchases, consulting the Acquisitions Librarian if/when necessary.
  • Supervises and trains two library technicians, with an emphasis on supporting individual and collective success by developing highly-qualified staff. Completes performance plans and evaluations for these positions.
  • Identifies and solves problems related to acquisitions and associated workflows that affect the operations of the unit. Develops, revises, implements, and documents procedures and performs regular, proactive, quality control.
  • Oversees licenses including reviewing processes, recommending improvements, and implementing changes, consulting the Acquisitions Librarian if/when necessary.
  • Acts as liaison between library service providers (e.g. ProQuest, Gale), library consortiums (e.g. Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, CU Electronic Resources Team) and other members of the library staff (e.g. Collection Development Librarians), investigating issues and recommending solutions as the need arises.
  • Leads direct and consortially purchased package and database renewals, as well as, cancellations.
  • Actively serves as Auraria Library’s representative on CU System Electronic Resources Team.
  • Investigates and leads the implementation of new acquisitions models (e.g. patron drive acquisitions, evidence-based acquisitions).
  • Meets and works closely with vendors and publishers to create and maintain effective, productive relationships and manage library accounts.
  • Serves as the library's authority on ordering tools and platforms (e.g. GOBI). Performs monthly reconciliation on GOBI firm order subaccounts.
  • Serves as an expert of the Acquisitions and Electronic Resource Management (ERM) modules of the integrated library management system (Sierra).
  • Evaluates, recommends, documents, and implements policies and procedures for organizing new library data and data maintenance projects.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, library science, accounting, finance, or related field
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Four years of experience working with purchasing and/or acquisitions (e.g. experience negotiating, working with outside vendors, budgeting)
  • Experience working with consortial purchasing
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and methods in library acquisitions
  • Substitutions: Master’s of library and information science degree may substitute for a bachelor’s degree
OR
  • Master’s of library and information science degree may substitute substitute for experience working with purchasing and/or acquisitions, on a year-for-year basis. Demonstrated experience building working relationships and collaborations with internal and external stakeholders and/or vendors

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Master’s of library and information science degree
  • Three years of supervisory experience
  • One year of academic library experience
  • One year of experience working with the Acquisitions and/or Electronic Resources Management (ERM) module(s) of an integrated library management system such as Sierra

Salary: Low $50,000's commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply:
Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
  2. A current resume/CV.
  3. List of 5 professional references.

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by August 25, 2016.

Deputy Director, Health Sciences Library
Listing: #97
Posted: August 18, 2016
Organization: University of Colorado Anschutz Health Sciences Library, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location: Denver, CO

Description: The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus seeks a Deputy Director to work in the Health Science Library at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

The Deputy Director functions with a high degree of independence in managing the routine operation of the library. This position serves as the top level administrative officer under the Director and is involved in library-wide planning, budgeting and staffing decisions. The Deputy Director represents the library in the Director's absence and in delegated tasks that include individuals from outside the library.

The Deputy Director assumes responsibility for designing and implementing a personal plan for continuing professional development, and actively contributes to the development of health sciences librarianship through service to the profession and through publication

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for personnel management for both faculty and support staff, including recruitment, selection, supervision, evaluation and staff development. Administrative staff support these personnel duties.
  • Maintains administrative liaison with library department heads and coordinates library operations. Sets priorities and allocates staff in accordance with library strategic plan and daily exigencies. Works with faculty and staff to ensure that department goals and objectives are attained.
  • Coordinates planning, implementation and operation of automated systems in the library.
  • Represents the library on campus, system-wide and at extramural levels, in order to advance the strategic vision of the library.
  • Advises the Director in the development of policies and practices.
  • Participates in the overall planning for enhancement of library programs and promotes attainment of service excellence.
  • Coordinates library committees and oversees emergency preparedness for the library.
  • Promotes the attainment of a diverse library faculty and staff and supports a diverse and culturally sensitive working environment.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Masters degree in library or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Seven years professional experience in an academic health sciences center or large academic library.
  • At least three years of the required experience must include supervisory, planning and budgeting experience.
  • Knowledge of information management issues.
  • Awareness of current trends and issues in academic library services and higher education in general.
  • Knowledge of general operations of all functions of a library and expertise in at least one department or subject area.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills.
  • Effective and culturally sensitive personnel management skills.
  • Well versed in technology trends and experience in coordinating the translation of trends to applications in the library setting.
  • Experience in motivating, team building, and fostering a collegial and collaborative working environment.
  • Ability to serve as an effective advocate for the library in its educational and outreach mission.
  • Strong service expectations, flexibility and high comfort levels with change and ambiguity.
  • Ability to plan and implement complex projects.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to improve and implement new services for library users.
  • Evidence of personal involvement in and service to the library profession.
  • Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is $90,000-$110,000. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

To Apply:
See the job posting and application instructions online.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 8/31/2016.

Associate Director
Listing: #96
Posted: August 18, 2016
Organization: University of Arizona Health Sciences Library, University of Arizona
Location: Tucson, AZ

Description: The University of Arizona Libraries (UAL) welcomes applications from dynamic, creative and collaborative candidates for the position of Associate Director of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (UAHSL). The Associate Director functions with a high degree of independence in managing operations of the library and serves as the lead administrative officer under the Director. The incumbent oversees the library’s outreach activities, represents the UAHSL to the Arizona Health Information Network (AZHIN) consortium, and facilitates partnership relations with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region and other regional and national entities.

The incumbent is a key resource for library-wide planning, budgeting and staffing decisions, is responsible for organizing and editing library statistics, and is expected to prepare and pursue grant, contract and other intra- and extramural funding opportunities in line with the library’s mission. The Associate Director represents the library in the Director’s absence and in delegated tasks that include individuals from outside the library.

The incumbent is Continuing Status-eligible; given the nature of responsibilities and authority exercised, it is anticipated the incumbent will serve at the Associate Librarian rank or higher. The Associate Director assumes responsibility for designing and implementing a personal plan for continuing professional development, and actively contributes to the development of health sciences librarianship through service to the profession and through publication.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as the lead administrative officer under the Director. Coordinates library operations in partnership with UAL and UAHSL administrative staff support, UAL Access and Information Services Dept. leadership, and UAHSL-located employees. With the Director, sets priorities in accordance with library strategic plan priorities and daily exigencies. Works with faculty and staff to ensure that department goals and objectives are attained.
  • Provides general supervision and support to the UAHSL Outreach and AZHIN personnel. In addition, project teams may work under the guidance of this position.
  • Coordinates facilities issues, working with the Building Manager and other UAHSL/University of Arizona Libraries (UAL) Facilities and Administrative personnel.
  • Oversees UAHSL’s Outreach activities, working in close partnership with and supervising the Outreach Librarian.
  • Represents UAHSL to the Arizona Health Information Network (AZHIN) consortium, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the NNLM Pacific Southwest Region, and other regional and national partnering entities; provides supervisions to the AZHIN Librarian.
  • Facilitates UAHSL engagement with the UA Information School Knowledge River program, and other internship, preceptorship and related programming.
  • Works collaboratively with institutional and external partners to identify intra- and extramural funding opportunities; subsequently prepares and submits proposals working with the University of Arizona Libraries (UAL) Business Office and Human Resources, Office of Research and Discovery (Sponsored Projects Services, Contract and Research Support Programs, and Research Development Services) and other appropriate parties.
  • Carries out planning for and execution of major library initiatives. Works in partnership with the Director, Assistant Director for Research and Learning, and/or others as designated, to represent the Library on University of Arizona Health Sciences-initiatives, and with the same principals leads initiatives to enhance the quality, impact and relevance of programming on behalf of clients and stakeholder groups.
  • Coordinates planning, implementation and contracting for services to outside entities, including clinical affiliates of UA, and individuals and organizations not part of the University of Arizona.
  • Represents the library on campus, UA-wide and at extramural levels, in order to advance the strategic vision of the library.
  • Oversees emergency preparedness for the library.
  • Promotes the attainment of a diverse library faculty and staff and supports a diverse and culturally sensitive working environment.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or other relevant advanced degree.
  • Ten years’ professional experience in an academic health sciences library or large academic library. At least four years of the required experience must include supervisory, planning and budgeting experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to improve and implement new services for library users.
  • Evidence of personal involvement in and service to the library profession.
  • Knowledge of information management issues.
  • Awareness of current trends and issues in academic health sciences library services and higher education in general.
  • Knowledge of general operations of all functions of a health sciences library and expertise in at least one department or subject area.
  • Familiarity with the contemporary academic health sciences environment, and the typical mission areas of an academic health sciences campus.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and strong demonstration of Our Values: Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Diversity, Innovation, and Integrity.
  • Effective and culturally sensitive leadership and personnel management skills.
  • Well versed in technology trends and experience in coordinating the translation of trends to applications in the library setting.
  • Experience in motivating, team building, and fostering a collegial and collaborative working environment.
  • Ability to serve as an effective advocate for the library in its educational and outreach missions.
  • Strong service expectations, flexibility and high comfort levels with change and ambiguity.
  • Ability to plan and implement complex projects.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals.

Salary: $80,000 - $95,000 Annually

To Apply:
See the job posting and application instructions online at https://uacareers.com/postings/12547.

Application Deadline: Review Begins On 08/31/2016

Teaching and Learning Services Coordinator
Listing: #95
Posted: August 9, 2016
Organization: Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont Colleges
Location: Claremont, CA

Description: Provides leadership and creative vision for the Claremont Colleges Library’s distinguished information literacy instruction (ILI), learning technologies, and reference and research services (RRS) programs; evaluates instruction and reference services and technologies; and spearheads the development of new pedagogies, learning assessments, and service models.

Reporting to the Director of RTLS and working closely with other members of the division’s Team Leaders and Coordinators (TLC) management team, the Teaching and Learning Services Coordinator (TLSC) will have broad responsibility for ensuring that the library meets the educational and informational needs of its users creatively, efficiently, and effectively. The TLC will work collaboratively to ensure the success of RTLS in its primary mission of providing excellent information resources and services to faculty, staff, and students at the Claremont Colleges.

Working closely with the Director of RTLS; team leaders in the Arts and Humanities, STEM, and Social Sciences; the Digital Scholarship Coordinator; and the RTLS Specialist, the TLSC will develop, oversee, manage, and facilitate the ILI, learning technologies, and RRS work of librarians with primary and secondary RTLS assignments. The incumbent will assume a secondary role as a subject specialist in one of the teams and report to the team leader in that capacity, and will also serve as a campus liaison to one of the colleges.

Responsibilities
The TLSC will coordinate the teaching and learning responsibilities of librarians with RTLS assignments in each of the teams. The incumbent will be expected to lead by example, setting high standards for innovative ILI, utilization of learning technologies, and provision of RRS. In a secondary role, the incumbent will participate in subject and campus liaison assignments, and engage in ILI, RRS, selection and management of information resources, and programmatic activities as a member of a team.

Program Coordination (75%)

  • Sets goals, desired teaching and learning outcomes, and performance standards for 13 RTLS librarians’ ILI and RRS activities in a team-based environment
  • Working in close collaboration with User Services, creates, manages, and schedules innovative and efficient RRS models for analog and digital service points, including peer-based programs. Continuously improves services and programs
  • Ensuring the division’s close alignment with the library’s strategic initiatives, determines and communicates goals and priorities related to ILI, RRS, assessment, and learning outcomes
  • Supports the Claremont Colleges’ new intercollegiate Teaching and Learning Center. Beginning in fall 2016, the faculty-led, Mellon-funded center will be physically located in the library. The TLSC will work closely with the center director, faculty, librarians, and campus administrators to support the colleges’ changing curricular requirements, learning technology needs, new teaching initiatives, and inclusive pedagogies
  • In collaboration with the Digital Scholarship Coordinator, pursues creative approaches to ILI that include digital literacy and inclusive pedagogies
  • In collaboration with the User Experience (UX) Manager, the Communications and Programs Coordinator, the UX Web Developer, and other colleagues, develops a highly integrated approach to continuously improving the UX
  • In collaboration with the RTLS team leaders, leverages curriculum maps and other tools to coordinate ILI-related activities of subject and campus liaisons
  • In collaboration with the RTLS team leaders and the Assessment Librarian, plans and delivers systematic analysis and evaluation of the ILI and RRS programs in order to measure and communicate their impact on student learning
  • Identifies a core set of desired teaching outcomes, best practices, and standards of excellence for ILI and RRS, and applies innovative instructional technologies to research, teaching, and learning services
  • Manages librarian professional development programs (such as Skillshares and teaching librarians’ retreats); in collaboration with colleagues across the library, creates and maintains staff and student worker training and development initiatives related to teaching, learning, and instructional technology
  • Facilitates RTLS librarians’ professional development related to ILI and RRS; manages the ILI and RRS programs’ budgets
  • Develops collaborative ongoing relationships with faculty, students and staff to support innovative teaching practices and inclusive pedagogy within the Claremont Colleges’ community
  • Identifies new opportunities to partner with the colleges in order to provide pedagogical and learning technology support and programming
  • Coordinates the library’s drop-in instruction workshop series and provides learning opportunities within the series
  • Manages and develops the library’s instructional classrooms and teaching facilities, including mobile learning programs; collaborates closely with other colleagues to provide excellent public services in technology-enabled research, teaching, and learning spaces
  • Designs and implements specific projects and/or programs that fill the teaching and learning needs of the Claremont Colleges’ community
  • Develops benchmarks against which RTLS librarians can assess their skills and effectiveness in relation to learning outcomes and student success
  • Provides training/consultation to faculty and library/colleges’ staff in instructional and learning technologies
  • Oversees the work of one or two RTLS student assistant

Subject Specialist and Campus Liaison Assignment (15%)
  • In this secondary role, reports to a team leader
  • Provides course-related, course-integrated, and drop-in instruction to a range of user groups, from introductory to capstone/graduate levels
  • Provides on-call reference service and research consultations by appointment
  • Develops and manages information resources within a team setting
  • Serves as a subject specialist within the team and for the library
  • Serves as a liaison to one of the colleges, develops ongoing strategic relationships in order to continuously improve service provision

Professional Engagement (10%)
  • Actively participates in networking and professional development through national/regional/local professional organizations via office holding, presentations, and publications

Qualifications:

  • MLIS from an ALA accredited program, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years of experience in ILI and RRS in an academic library, with demonstrated evidence of success
  • Energy, initiative, strong team-orientation, collaborative approach
  • Experience of having successfully led a team, initiative, or project in support of exemplary research, teaching, and learning services
  • Experience with developing innovative library public services and programs to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff
  • Experience with providing professional development opportunities and creating resources to support the work of colleagues
  • Experience with conducting data-driven analysis and assessment of learner needs in order to provide innovative research, teaching, and learning services
  • Outward-facing, learner-centered service orientation; demonstrated awareness of emerging trends and best practices within ILI and RRS; strong record of successful interactions with faculty and students in developing and providing research, teaching, and learning services
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence, instructional design expertise, and pedagogical knowledge related to ILI
  • Success in developing and implementing new and emerging academic and learning technology programming in a research, teaching, and learning services environment (e.g., mobile tools, social media platforms, emerging technologies)
  • Exemplary goal orientation and self-management ability; self-starter with proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects
  • Subject master’s degree preferred

To Apply:
See the job posting and application instructions online at https://jobs.cuc.claremont.edu/postings/1484.

Research and Instruction Librarian
Listing: #94
Posted: August 9, 2016
Organization: Yeshiva University Libraries, Yeshiva University
Location: New York, NY

Description: The Research and Instruction Librarian will support student learning by developing and delivering innovative library instruction programs; by providing research education services, both in-person and virtually, by incorporating appropriate technologies; and by envisioning and executing digital projects, including subject guides, to facilitate instruction, learning, and research.

Responsibilities

  • Perform professional duties related to providing library collections and services for the University community
  • Perform library Collection Development and Collection Management tasks including but not limited to:
    • selecting library materials for acquisition - physical and electronic monographic and serial materials, databases, websites, etc.
    • monitoring library materials expenditures
    • developing approval plans
    • implementing electronic reserves services
    • monitoring product and service interfaces and making adjustments as warranted
  • Guide Library patrons in the use of library resources and research by:
    • providing one-on–one reference service in person, via phone, email, “ask” service, texting, chat, and/or other developing technologies or modes of communication
    • teaching library classes
    • creating guides to library research
    • developing content for library web pages
  • Performs cataloging and metadata services for library materials both physical and electronic; trains cataloging support staff and reviews their work; ensures the integrity of the OPAC; participates in study, analysis and review of developments in the cataloging and metadata fields and contributes to departmental decisions regarding their implementation
  • Plans utilizations of library space, facilities and projects
  • Stays current with developments in the library profession, research trends and methods and modes of scholarly communication. Exhibits initiative in promoting the integration of new approaches and technologies into the University’s library services
  • Engages in research and professional activities such as publication, lectures, participation in library organizations and meetings, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science and related experience
  • Knowledge of Hebrew language helpful
  • Instructional experience helpful
  • Excellent grasp of library principles, processes, software, technology and resources
  • Ability to learn new techniques and adapt to new paradigms
  • Expertise in at least one academic discipline
  • Excellent listening and communications skills
  • Customer service demeanor and patience when dealing with patrons
  • Accuracy, thoroughness, precision, ability to focus on detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • Should project a positive attitude about the Library and the University when interacting with Library patrons
  • Self-discipline and judgment are essential as work will often be performed in the absence of a supervisor

To Apply:
See the job posting and application instructions online at https://careers-yeshiva.icims.com/job, job number 9465.

Open Collections Librarian
Listing: #93
Posted: August 1, 2016
Organization: William and Anita Newman Library, Baruch Collebe
Location: New York, NY

Description: The Open Collections Librarian serves as a specialist and leader in the development of collections, services, and new initiatives at Baruch College regarding open educational resources and open access scholarship, including the management of open data for research. This position promotes the adoption of open educational resources (OER) in courses by recommending policies and practices, assisting instructors with locating high-quality OER materials, creating finding aids, collaborating with instructional technologists to integrate OER in course design, serving as a resource in understanding open licensing and copyright, and participating in open textbook projects.

The Open Collections Librarian has a key role in the management of the College's institutional repository by participating in the work of the library's institutional repository working group, assisting faculty and students with contributing their scholarship, explaining copyright, authors' rights, and publishing agreements, consulting with faculty and students about the retention of intellectual property rights, assisting with technical issues associated with the institutional repository, planning strategies for encouraging and facilitating contributions, as well as developing and applying metrics on the use of collections. In collaboration with the library's Data Services Team, the Open Collections Librarian develops policies and practices for managing open data research collections.

As a member of the library faculty, responsibilities also include reference service, outreach to faculty, collection development, and teaching credit courses in Baruch's undergraduate Minor in Information Studies. Some evening and weekend work is required.

Qualifications:

  • Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution, with a second graduate degree required
  • Two years of experience in an academic or research library
  • Demonstrated knowledge of copyright, open access, Creative Commons licenses, fair use, author's rights, archiving rights, institutional repositories, scholarly publishing, and associated legal and policy issues
  • Evidence of the ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track appointment,including research, publishing,and involvement in professional organizations
  • Experience with metadata standards and protocols
  • Experience with project management
  • Working knowledge of Excel and HTML; experience with XML and programming languages such as Python or R preferred
  • Excellent professional communication skills, including the ability to explain complex concepts, such as copyright, fair use, and open access
  • Ability to teach effectively in a variety of formats
  • Experience working with an institutional repository preferred

Salary and Benefits: CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

To Apply:
See the job posting and application instructions online at http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html.

Application Deadline: Review of resumes begins on August 3, 2016; to ensure consideration, please apply by September 18, 2016.

Assistant Director for Delivery Services
Listing: #92
Posted: August 1, 2016
Organization: Baylor University Libraries, Baylor University
Location: Waco, TX

Description: The Assistant Director for Delivery Services provides leadership for the Collections Care Unit (CCU), one of two units in the Department of Delivery Services. The Department is responsible for materials logistical operations and consists of the Collections Care Unit (the Acquire and Delivery, Stacks Management, and Continuations teams) and the Cataloging & Metadata Unit (CAMU). This position is responsible for managing electronic resources selection efforts as well as guiding all materials acquisition processes for the Central Libraries. Specific duties and responsibilities include: Manages the electronic resources, serials, and continuations acquisitions processes; Coordinates collection management activities including serving as the Collection Development Committee chair and managing general collection assessment needs; Guides and provides general oversight to the "buy versus borrow" processes used by the Acquire & Deliver team; Guides and provides general oversight to the stacks management and delivery processes within the CCU; Fosters good communication and effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and other library users as well as with other library departments; Participates in library-wide initiatives through committees and task forces; Meets University and Library expectations for service and scholarship, including participation in the academic library community through research, presentations, and writing on topics related to the areas of responsibility; Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution; Minimum 3 years’ professional experience in a higher education setting;
  • Knowledge of current developments in collection management;
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in an academic setting, with outstanding oral communication, written communication, and interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility and willingness to take initiative;
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and competing priorities;
  • Effective presentation skills;
  • Commitment to continual development of professional knowledge and skills;
  • Supervisory experience.

To Apply:
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and the names and contact information for at least three individuals you have selected as professional references to:

Kenneth Carriveau, Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place # 97148
Waco, Texas 76798-7148

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Kenneth_Carriveau@baylor.edu.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by August 15, 2016.

About the University: Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.

Collection Management Department Head & Subject Specialist
Listing: #91
Posted: August 1, 2016
Organization: Saint Mary's College of California Library, Saint Mary's College of California
Location: Moraga, CA

Description: This position is part of the Library's senior management team reporting to the Dean, of Academic Resources.

The Head of Collection Management oversees $1.3M purchasing for new Library materials, manages a department of four who acquire and make available for the college community 3,000 - 5,000 books, standing orders and media resources, 90K journals and over 200 databases, with over 5,000 orders and 1,000 invoices approved annually. Responsible for planning, goal-setting, problem-solving, and evaluation, including assessment of staff, vendors, processes, and procedures.

In addition, this position leads the Collection Development Team, collaborating with 11 librarian subject specialists. Allocates and manages a complex, multi-disciplinary annual budget. This position plays a key leadership role, serving as the Library's liaison to various campus committees, constituencies, and external organizations, particularly consortia.

Provides reference desk service, including weekends and evenings, and serves as a subject specialist for collection development, instruction, and outreach to one or more academic departments or programs (to be determined).

Qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS required. Prefer a second master's or an advanced degree.
  • Minimum 7 years professional librarian experience, academic setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and lead successfully in a team environment.
  • Substantial experience working with publishers and information providers, solid understanding of the marketplace and trends.
  • Successful collection development experience, particularly a solid track record managing collection funds, preferably to support multi-disciplinary fields.
  • Experience working with library consortia and vendors, particularly for electronic resources, including license agreement negotiation.
  • Substantial experience with major integrated library systems in some aspect of collection development required.
  • Experience hiring, evaluating, training, and mentoring both career staff and student workers.

To Apply:
Online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stmarys/jobs/1467467/head-collection-management-library.

  1. Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College
  2. A resume
  3. The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Application Deadline: 9/1/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

Library Systems Specialist
Listing: #90
Posted: August 1, 2016
Organization: Pumerantz Library, Western University of Health Sciences
Location: Pomona, CA

Description: Under the direction of the Associate Director of Information & Electronic Services, the Library Systems Specialist will support the library’s systems which include but are not limited to the Integrated Library System (Sirsi Dynix Symphony), Resource sharing management software (ILLiad), Authentication software (EZproxy), Digital Sign management (AMX ), and Electronic Resource Management software (CORAL). The Library System Specialist will also serve as the content administrator for the library’s website.

Duties:

  • Maintain contact with library system vendors for purposes of technical support, reporting computer bugs and resolving library needs. Serve as a resource for all system/network problems and questions, consulting with vendors or conducting research to solve problems in-house.
  • Identify and initiate resolutions to user problems and concerns associated with all library systems.
  • Maintain documentation on project status and prepare reports as needed of problems, concerns, or changes in resource requirements for the Associate Director of Information and Electronic Services.
  • Maintain content of the library Web pages. Determine appropriate design for greatest usability.
  • Using programming and systems knowledge, create solutions to improve usage of our open source and library systems software.
  • Assist in the production of training materials related to new library system features and create documentation for department procedures.
  • Install software upgrades, including loading vendor program releases, training staff, and implementing internal procedures/policy changes required.
  • Serve as a liaison between the Library and relevant staff in the Information Technology Department on issues affecting Library applications.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Strong project management skills: ability to manage technical projects in a library setting with demonstrated capabilities in terms of project planning and estimating, work assignment, progress review and reporting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to communicate easily and appropriately with both technical staff and non-technical staff at all levels;
  • Ability to problem-solve and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and use programming languages.
  • Ability to work independently, be flexible, and organize workload.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience/training required.
  • Knowledge of HTML required. Experience working with relational databases, networks, and servers required.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Masters in Library and Information Science preferred.
  • Knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, SQL, and CSS preferred. Experience with SirsiDynix Unicorn/Symphony integrated library system highly desirable.

To Apply:
Online at http://jobs.westernu.edu/postings/6914.

Librarian
Listing: #89
Posted: July 28, 2016
Organization: Austin Community College Library, Austin Community College
Location: Austin, TX

Description: To provide literacy and library instruction and services to students. (Elgin Campus)

Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of reference services, information literacy instruction and library instruction, and design of curriculum.
  • Participates in the development and delivery of the LS information literacy instruction and library instructional program.
  • Maintains materials collection, subject bibliography, and integration of relevant Library Services (LS) activities with instructional departments of the College.
  • Serves on and participate in LS and college-wide committees and meetings.
  • Participates in Library Services budget planning and the formulation of goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains records and statistical data on LS functions and services as appropriate.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Department Chair, Dean, and/or Executive Vice President.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Interest in and a commitment to an adult teaching and learning environment; effective presentation and teaching competencies.
  • Understanding of the comprehensive mission and philosophy of community colleges.
  • Knowledge of Library Services subject matter and related and/or relevant topics and issues in Library Services.
  • Awareness of sensitive issues relating to a diverse student body.
  • Commitment to maintaining competencies in teaching and learning areas including technological skills appropriate to position.
  • Effective planning, organizing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to exercise tact and discretion.
  • The establishment and maintenance of effective working relationships with professional colleagues.
  • The ability to demonstrate sensitivity to, and knowledge of, a diverse student body in an adult learning environment.
  • The ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation in the field.
  • A commitment to service in the profession and/or the community.
  • The ability to effectively assist in student learning and student success.
  • A commitment to and skill in interacting with students of diverse backgrounds.
  • The ability to maintain an established schedule, including evenings and weekends, including possible multiple campus locations that may vary by semester.
  • A commitment to maintaining confidentiality of student information.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, and knowledge of electronic information resources, the Internet, and the Worldwide Web, a knowledge of online electronic resources and classroom or other current learning technologies for effective teaching at the community college level.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Three or more years work experience as a Librarian in a higher education setting.
  • One or more years instructional experience with K-12 and/or First Year Experience populations.
  • Experience in collaborative work within a multi-campus environment.
  • Experience with multiple pedagogical styles to match age levels.
  • Experience with online instruction delivery, including course management systems, tutorial creation software.

To Apply:
Online at https://eapps.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/ Job Number 1607046.

Application Deadline: September 9, 2016

Librarian
Listing: #88
Posted: July 28, 2016
Organization: Austin Community College Library, Austin Community College
Location: Austin, TX

Description: To provide literacy and library instruction and services to students. (Riverside Campus)

Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of reference services, information literacy instruction and library instruction, and design of curriculum.
  • Participates in the development and delivery of the LS information literacy instruction and library instructional program.
  • Maintains materials collection, subject bibliography, and integration of relevant Library Services (LS) activities with instructional departments of the College.
  • Serves on and participate in LS and college-wide committees and meetings.
  • Participates in Library Services budget planning and the formulation of goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains records and statistical data on LS functions and services as appropriate.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Department Chair, Dean, and/or Executive Vice President.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Interest in and a commitment to an adult teaching and learning environment; effective presentation and teaching competencies.
  • Understanding of the comprehensive mission and philosophy of community colleges.
  • Knowledge of Library Services subject matter and related and/or relevant topics and issues in Library Services.
  • Awareness of sensitive issues relating to a diverse student body.
  • Commitment to maintaining competencies in teaching and learning areas including technological skills appropriate to position.
  • Effective planning, organizing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to exercise tact and discretion.
  • The establishment and maintenance of effective working relationships with professional colleagues.
  • The ability to demonstrate sensitivity to, and knowledge of, a diverse student body in an adult learning environment.
  • The ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation in the field.
  • A commitment to service in the profession and/or the community.
  • The ability to effectively assist in student learning and student success.
  • A commitment to and skill in interacting with students of diverse backgrounds.
  • The ability to maintain an established schedule, including evenings and weekends, including possible multiple campus locations that may vary by semester.
  • A commitment to maintaining confidentiality of student information.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, and knowledge of electronic information resources, the Internet, and the Worldwide Web, a knowledge of online electronic resources and classroom or other current learning technologies for effective teaching at the community college level.
  • Three or more years work experience as a Librarian in a higher education setting preferred

To Apply:
Online at https://eapps.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/ Job Number 1607045.

Application Deadline: September 9, 2016

Assistant Program Director and Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #87
Posted: July 28, 2016
Organization: UC San Diego Library, The University of California, San Diego
Location: La Jolla, CA

Description: The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, collaborative, flexible and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as Assistant Program Director of the Academic Liaison Program and Librarian for Health Sciences (Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian). The University of California San Diego Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Program Director, the Assistant Program Director takes a leadership role in programmatic planning, assessment, and administration. The Assistant Program Director supervises four full-time Librarians, directing, guiding, and evaluating their work. The Assistant Program Director collaborates with the Academic Liaison Program Management Team to develop and implement goals and strategies for providing academic outreach services and directing liaison work for all subject librarians. The position serves as STEMM Liaison Coordinator providing leadership for subject liaisons in the STEMM disciplines.

The Librarian for Health Sciences provides outreach, collection development, instruction, reference, and research advisory services for health sciences subjects as assigned, initially serving as liaison to the Department of Neuroscience in the School of Medicine and the Neurosciences Graduate Program. The Neurosciences Graduate program is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, and fourth by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. This position will collaborate with the Collection Coordinator for Biology, Health and Marine Sciences and other health sciences selectors in collection development activities and be responsible for a portion of an annual health sciences collections budget of approximately $100,000.

Management & Supervision

  • Assist the Program Director in ensuring program goals are met and fulfill duties as delegated. Act on behalf of the Program Director in her absence.
  • Provide leadership for implementing program assessment goals, strategies, and measures.
  • Have full supervisory responsibility for four subject librarians; responsible for evaluating, training and developing direct and indirect reports.
  • Serve on the program’s Management Team responsible for making decisions on strategic direction, budgeting, resources, and staffing needs in collaboration with Program Director.
  • Serve as the STEMM Liaison Coordinator, facilitating information sharing between the Program and subject librarians in all STEMM areas, and providing guidance on liaison and academic outreach activities.

Health Sciences Librarian
  • Implement liaison services to and actively engage with faculty and students in neurosciences, and other health sciences subjects as assigned.
  • Serve as the primary contact for research and educational needs of assigned departments. Develop and promote services and resources to enhance the research, teaching, and learning mission of UC San Diego.
  • Work with Collection Coordinator for Biology, Health and Marine Sciences to develop and maintain Health Sciences collections in all formats, including media and data.
  • Collaborate with librarians and staff on collection management related issues including cancellations, consolidations, preservation and conservation of relevant materials.
  • Develop strategies to learn about and understand information needs of assigned departments and programs, and build partnerships with research and teaching faculty.
  • Actively engage in outreach and two-way communications and sustain strong and consistent communication channels between the Library and assigned departments, affiliated programs, and research units.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, students and faculty to integrate information, media, and data literacies into campus curricular and research programs.
  • Provide subject-related instruction in a variety of formats and develop, maintain, and promote subject- specific learning objects.
  • Serve as the primary subject specialist for research assistance for neurosciences and assist with reference services for all health sciences subjects.
  • Provide other appropriate services and support such as serving as a resource for information on scholarly communication, data management, copyright, and plagiarism.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Professional degree from a library school, or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience in one or more fields related to library services.
  • Experience working in a supervisory or management position.
  • Demonstrated understanding of library leadership and management principles as they apply to academic or research environments.
  • Strong understanding of and commitment to the importance of subject liaison services in an academic or research library.
  • Knowledge of health sciences, neurosciences or biological sciences as academic disciplines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to plan, document, and complete projects.
  • Strong commitment to excellence in service and ability to work both independently and collaboratively with faculty, students, staff and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Supervisory experience in an academic or research library.
  • Demonstrated understanding of library service assessment methods.
  • Undergraduate degree in Biology, Health Sciences or Neuroscience.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of liaison services.
  • Experience in collection development, reference, or instruction in an academic or research library.

To Apply:
For full consideration, please submit applications to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01141

Please provide the following:

  • A short application letter addressing your interest in this position and applicable qualifications
  • A resume of education and relevant experience
  • The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications and/or suitability for this position
  • A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at: http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp

Application Deadline: August 15, 2016 to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Applications will continue to be accepted until September 4th, 2016, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Senior Electronic Resources Specialist
Listing: #86
Posted: July 28, 2016
Organization: Lauinger Library, Georgetown University
Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: The Lauinger Library is located in the heart of the Washington metropolitan area, on the Main Campus of Georgetown University, above the Key Bridge and the Potomac River, at the corner of 37th and Prospect Streets NW. The library houses materials in the humanities, social sciences and business, as well as U.S. federal government documents and a Special Collections Research Center, which includes archives, rare books, manuscripts and rare prints. Lauinger Library also serves as the center for the following: The Gelardin New Media Center; the Durkin Collection; the McGhee Collection; the McGhee Center Collection in Alanya, Turkey; the Villa Le Balze Collection in Fiesole, Italy; and the Woodstock Theological Center Library.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely access to our entitlements (i.e., purchased library materials in all formats) through the loading of vendor supplied records for e-books, e-journals, digital and print materials into the Library system.
  • Performs necessary maintenance tasks on electronic resources and related metadata to ensure accuracy and continued resource discovery and access for the Georgetown University community.
  • Serves as a resource and collaborates with others as needed to accomplish the goals of the Unit, Department, and Library.
  • Receives electronic invoicing records (EDI invoicing) from vendors.
  • Creates metadata records for electronic materials that have no vendor supplied records,
  • Processes invoices for new and renewing electronic resources and serials in line with established Unit workflows.
  • Provides patron-centered troubleshooting of electronic resources,
  • Proactively communicates with vendors and publishers regarding purchases, renewals, and technical problems.
  • Handles special projects and carryies out other duties as assigned to adapt to the changing needs of the Department and the Library.
  • Serves on library-wide committees and task forces.
  • Supervises student workers.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree – preference for Master’s in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • 2 years of library experience in electronic resources and/or metadata/cataloging services within an academic or research library setting or equivalent experience with Library Systems database maintenance activities (An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.)
  • Superior problem-solving and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to rapid change and to exercise creativity and initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze production-related issues and organize workflow to maximize efficiency
  • Ability to work independently and to consult with supervisor as needed
  • Flexibility to take on new responsibilities and projects
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a complex and changing environment
  • Familiarity with Windows desktop, word processing, e-mail, and internet resources and tools

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Familiarity with electronic resources management systems such – e.g., Serials Solutions
  • Experience with an integrated library system – e.g., Innovative Interfaces
  • Experience with loading vendor supplied records into an automated library system
  • Experience with electronic resources support systems, - e.g., LibGuides, EZproxy, and Summon
  • Experience with a national bibliographic utility – e.g., Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Machine-Readable (MARC) and non-MARC metadata formats, such as but not limited to Metadata Encoding and Transmissions Standard (METS), Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS), Dublin Core
  • Familiarity with batch editing tools – e.g., MarcEdit

To Apply: Online at https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20160613.

Electronic Resources Librarian
Listing: #85
Posted: July 28, 2016
Organization: James E. Tobin Library, Molloy College
Location: Rockville Centre, NY

Description: The Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for managing the library's online resources, which include: subscription databases, proxy server/OpenURL management, the library's CMS presence, a variety of hosted systems/Web 2.0 initiatives and other digital systems and services through which patrons locate information. In addition, the Electronic Resources Librarian monitors and runs frequent analysis on database usage in order to determine if a) the subscription content meets the needs of the curriculum; b) resources are discoverable and utilized by both students and faculty and c) the library's website presence is easily navigable, fresh and relevant.

The librarian in this role is extremely proficient in academic research strategies, electronic resources and emerging trends. Familiarity with configuring, utilizing and navigating Molloy's subscription databases as well as the ability to address the research needs of undergraduates, graduates, doctoral students and faculty is a required aspect of the job. Lastly, as an academic librarian, there are other standard duties that include reference shifts, academic department liaison work, teaching/instruction and collection development.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports and troubleshoots the daily operation of electronic resources
  • Serves as the technical liaison between the library and numerous third party systems (i.e., database aggregators and other providers of electronic content) as well as the College’s IT department
  • Recommends, implements, supports emerging technologies (e.g. mobile apps, chat etc.)
  • Responsible for maintenance of the library's webpages (contained within a CMS framework)
  • Resolves access to the library's information resources and other technology issues
  • Creates and historically monitors usage reports
  • Ensures the library's electronic resources meet the requirements of current and proposed degree programs
  • Provides appropriate documentation that contributes to and supports the accreditation process
  • Monitors a number of listservs to remain current in the field
  • Reference shifts as scheduled
  • Serves patrons at all levels, adjusting style and teaching techniques as necessary
  • Advanced bibliographic search skills, including extensive knowledge of Molloy’s electronic resources e.g., databases, journal and ebook portals
  • Information Literacy instruction (either classroom or one-on-one) as assigned
  • Acts in the capacity of library liaison in assigned subject areas
  • Creation/maintenance of LibGuides in liaison, multi-disciplinary and subject-specialty areas
  • Ability and willingness to represent the Library in College-wide initiatives and committees; promotion of Library collections, services and offerings to the campus community and beyond
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Required:

  • A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution is required
  • Minimum of two years of experience in an academic library with demonstrated experience in website/database maintenance, design and usability
  • Demonstrated expertise in Web 2.0 technologies
  • Ability to work effectively and creatively in a rapidly changing library and college environment
  • Strong commitment to patron service, ability to work with a diverse patron population
  • Demonstrated expertise in providing reference services to Doctoral level patrons
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented setting; sense of humor required
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with library personnel and members of the college community
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to consistently providing information, ideas and opinions in a clear and professional manner
  • Ability to actively listen to others and demonstrate understand of other points of view
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines; take initiative to identify and act to resolve problems and lead by example
  • Excellent technological and PC skills

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • A basic proficiency in HTML, XML, CSS and scripting languages is preferred
  • Experience with XSL, MySQL, PHP or other LAMP technologies is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of LibGuides/SpringShare products administration
  • Experience with the Voyager OPAC, ProQuest Summon, EZProxy and Serials Solutions 360 Administration and ERM Systems (CORAL)
  • An understanding of electronic resources licensing and copyright restrictions
  • Collection management experience, particularly in the areas of database acquisitions
  • Second Master's Degree

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu
or mail to: Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #84
Posted: May 11, 2016
Organization: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, The University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Description: University Libraries seeks innovative, collaborative, user-focused applicants for two, Health Sciences Librarian positions. Reporting to the Founding Director, Health Sciences Library, applicants for these positions will have a special interest in using the latest technologies to build a new health sciences library from the ground up. We seek individuals who are passionate about service and about delivering dynamic, mostly digital, collections, seamlessly and reliably, to the health sciences community. We offer a supportive, team-oriented library environment where discussion of innovative ideas and experimentation with new ways of planning and implementing the health sciences library of the future are a part of our culture.

The successful candidate will develop curriculum-integrated instructional sessions, provide research support and consultations, collaborate with teaching faculty on assignment and course content, and maintain effective collections in the health sciences disciplines in order to meet the teaching and research needs of faculty and students. The incumbent is expected to contribute significantly to the planning, development, provision, and assessment of a cohesive program of library services, collections, and strategic information literacy initiatives. This will include supporting biomedical and health informatics, data services, open access, research data management and scholarly communication initiatives within the library and on campus.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative attitude, and he or she will have a proven capacity to work effectively and collegially on teams with staff at all levels, as well as with faculty and students.

As a tenure-track library faculty member, the incumbent will also be expected to engage in scholarly activities; and provide service to the university, the community, and the profession in accordance with UNLV and University Libraries standards for promotion and tenure.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information studies
  • Familiarity with health sciences library resources and services
  • Knowledge of information literacy and evidence based medicine principles and practice
  • Familiarity with current and emerging information technologies within digital library services
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload assignments

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Undergraduate or advanced degree in the physical, health or life sciences
  • Strong health sciences database and Internet searching skills
  • Demonstrated skill in teaching adult learners, using innovative teaching methods
  • Understanding of current trends and issues in biomedical and health informatics, data services, open access, research data management and scholarly communication

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position at Rank II or III (equivalent to an Assistant or Associate Professor). Salary range starts at $65,000 - salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, University Libraries is committed to and helps fund professional development opportunities. Salaries are competitive with those at similarly situated institutions and dependent upon labor market. Position is contingent upon funding.

To Apply: Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience. Materials should be addressed to the Health Sciences Librarian Search Committee Chair, and submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu.

Application Deadline: The review of materials will begin on May 31, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Medical Library Coordinator
Listing: #83
Posted: May 11, 2016
Organization: Texas Health Dallas Medical Library, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Location: Dallas, TX

Description: The Medical Library Coordinator is responsible for managing the medical library as well as the budget, staffing, services and collection development. The Medical Library Coordinator will also be asked to develop/teach/supervise in-service training programs to support copyright, evidence-based medicine and practice initiatives, and resolve technical support issues related to Information Resources knowledge-based databases.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited university program
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience required in one of the following areas: Health Sciences Library, Knowledge Management or Library Systems with supervisory experience

To Apply: To apply for this position, visit this link: https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_texashealth/external/en_US/registration.do and follow the instructions to create an account.

About the Institution: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named "Best Place to Have a Baby" in Dallas County in 2012. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #82
Posted: May 05, 2016
Organization: ACOM Libraries, Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM)
Location: Dothan, AL

Description: Librarians are members of a team delivering high quality library and information services in a highly collaborative and dynamic medical school and academic medical center community. Functions include assisting as a member of a team in identifying new and emerging information resources to support the educational, research and patient care objectives of the institution as well as providing user and instructional services to all members of the ACOM community. Librarians hold non-tenured faculty rank at a level commensurate with the criteria for appointment and promotion of library faculty.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a member of a team maintaining and evaluating access methods required for reliable, intuitive and inter-operative delivery of library resources such as keeping up to date with access methods and managing implementation of services, programs and applications required to accomplish the delivery of licensed content.
  • Support ACOM's use of library resources in teaching, curricular development, outreach, and assessment through training, instructional activities and development of print and online instruction materials, tutorials and other user assistance.
  • Perform liaison type responsibilities, including research support, course-related instruction and collection recommendations.
  • Assisting in maintaining the various library technologies.
  • Contributes to the profession through service, presentations and publications and represents ACOM in state, regional, and national associations, partnerships and networks.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Masters of Library Science or equivalent from an ALA accredited program
  • Ability to work independently and in teams in a collegial and dynamic environment
  • Ability to learn and teach new technologies quickly and efficiently.
  • Knowledge or desire to learn about Evidence Based Medicine and Health Sciences Informatics.
  • Ability to take initiative and thrive in a high-paced, dynamic, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to embrace experimentation and innovation. Willingness to take risks and pioneer new approaches.
  • Solid reference and public services skills.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience or coursework in the health sciences.
  • Evidence of teaching and technology experience.
  • Evidence of scholarship.

Salary and Benefits: commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and CV to:

Lisa Ennis, MS, MA
Director of Library & Learning Resources
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
445 Health Sciences Boulevard
Dothan, AL 36303
Or lennis@acomedu.org.

Metadata Librarian and Coordinator of Monographic Acquisitions
Listing: #81
Posted: May 05, 2016
Organization: Auburn University Libraries, Auburn University
Location: Auburn, AL

Description: Auburn University Libraries seeks a creative, enthusiastic and mission oriented individual to join a Technical Services Department that is evolving and aiming to support new initiatives and services such as research data management, metadata migration, and linked data. The successful candidate will serve as a Metadata Librarian and Coordinator of Monographic Acquisitions in a flexible, multi-tasking, and shared cataloging environment. In this role they will be responsible for overseeing receipt, physical processing, and adaptive cataloging of firm order and approval monographs. As a metadata librarian, this person will collaborate with two other metadata librarians to improve the Libraries information discovery systems via a blend of metadata cleanup and enhancement, authority control, and suggestions for discovery layer adjustments. The Metadata Librarian and Coordinator of Monographic Acquisitions is a 12-month tenure-track faculty librarian position reporting to the Head of Technical Services. This position will work collaboratively with the Electronic Resources Librarian, Systems Department, and other faculty, staff, and vendors during the course of fulfilling the duties of this position. The successful candidate will participate in professional and scholarly activity as well as serve on library and university committees. This tenure track position includes significant research, presentation and writing responsibilities to fulfill the tenure standards of Auburn University.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, mentor, and supervise staff responsible for monographic print acquisitions of approval and firm orders; physical processing and repair of damaged or worn resources.
  • Oversee monographic electronic resources ordering in coordination with the Electronic Resources Librarian.
  • Perform original and adaptive cataloging as needed.
  • Assist in efforts to enhance and optimize the VuFind Discovery Layer.
  • Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and other types of documentation as needed and to build continuity and sustainability of operations.
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of current trends and practices in librarianship and especially with respect to metadata and standards, discovery, new acquisition models, and library management systems.
  • Serve on Library, University, and professional committees.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Masters of Library Science or equivalent from an ALA accredited program
  • Knowledge of cataloging practices (AACR2, RDA, MARC, LSCH, LCC, NACO, CONSER, etc.) and authority control.
  • Knowledge of metadata practices and discovery systems.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a flexible and adaptable attitude as well as a focus on customer service.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Two to five years of recent professional or high-level paraprofessional experience in academic library technical services especially in: cataloging, metadata, or acquisitions.
  • Experience working with electronic resources tools such as OpenURL resolvers, proxy systems, MARCEdit, scripting tools, data loading.
  • Ability to work with technical staff regarding batch loading, APIs, HTML, XML, SQL, script writing etc.
  • Knowledge of a variety of metadata standards and trends (e.g. BIBFRAME, linked data, etc.).
  • Familiarity and ease with Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Evidence of personal initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Evidence of leadership and management skills.
  • Record of scholarly and professional activity.

Salary and Benefits: Minimum salary $54,025 at the rank of Librarian II, higher with experience or appointment as a Librarian III. Rank 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); other additional voluntary retirement plans available; health/dental/life/disability insurance.

To Apply: Complete applications 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/1614.

Application Deadline: Application review process begins June 1, 2016 and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment.

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #80
Posted: May 05, 2016
Organization: University of Wyoming Libraries, University of Wyoming
Location: Laramie, WY

Responsibilities: Serve as library liaison to the UW College of Health Sciences. Provide library instruction both in-person and online to students in Health Sciences degree programs. Offer consultation and research services to faculty and students in the College of Health Sciences. Develop guides and tutorials to further information access for students in the health sciences.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA accredited Master's degree
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of specialized Health Sciences research tools (e.g. PubMed, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, Lexicomp, or similar)
  • Knowledge of current trends in health sciences librarianship

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience working in a medical or health sciences library
  • Knowledge of current trends in nursing evidence-based practice
  • Experience in online learning environments
  • Experience designing and delivering classroom instruction
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library assessment techniques
  • Demonstrated research interest and scholarly activity in the field
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in the health sciences

Salary and Benefits: Minimum salary is $47,000 dependent on qualifications and experience; 12-month appointment, 22 days' vacation; sick leave, group health insurance, state and TIAA-CREF retirement plans, no state income tax.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference with contact information to:

Birgit Burke, Assistant to the Dean
University of Wyoming Libraries
1000 E. University Avenue, Department 3334
Laramie, WY 82071
Fax: 307-766-2510
E-mail: burek@uwyo.edu.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on May 15th, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

Department Head/Technical Services
Listing: #79
Posted: May 05, 2016
Organization: Georgia State University Library, Georgia State University
Location: Atlanta, GA

Description: Georgia State University Library seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable leader for its department of Technical Services. The Department Head will play a leadership role in a service-oriented environment, providing direction for all aspects of cataloging, acquisitions, electronic and continuing resources, including strategic planning, budget management, and management of departmental personnel.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collections and Technical Services, the Head of Technical Services provides leadership and vision for the department including developing and implementing creative approaches to the work of the department. The head oversees all activities including purchasing, licensing, facilitating access to licensed content, cataloging of materials in all formats and physical processing of materials. Currently, library services are supported by Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system. All University System of Georgia (USG) libraries are migrating to Alma and are now engaged in the planning process with implementation to begin and be completed during fiscal year 2017.

The department head works collaboratively and advances ongoing working relationships with the library’s business office, collection development and management, special collections, digital library services and the College of Law Library. The Head has overall responsibility for personnel supervision and resources management within the department which currently consists of two librarians and eight staff.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in information/library science.
  • Minimum five years of successful and increasingly responsible professional experience in cataloging, acquisitions or electronic and continuing resources.
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Knowledge of current practice, research and trends research in cataloging, e-resources and acquisitions.
  • Experience with budget planning and expenditure analysis.
  • Ability to provide leadership and vision for technical services.
  • Experience supervising, mentoring, and training library personnel.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users and colleagues.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Familiarity with best practices and standards for digital collections metadata and digital asset management systems (DAMS).
  • Experience supervising faculty librarians.
  • Experience working in a consortial environment.
  • Record of professional service and scholarly accomplishments.

Salary and Benefits: $65,000 - $75,000 for 12 months. Salary commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience. Appointment at a faculty rank, on a contract renewal basis.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications; resume; name, address and phone number of three references, including immediate supervisor. Send materials to:

Georgia State University
University Library
Attn: Human Resource Officer
100 Decatur Street, SE, Atlanta, GA 30303-3202 (404) 413-2700
liblao@gsu.edu.

For the full posting, see http://library.gsu.edu/files/2012/11/VacancyAnnouncementDepartment-HeadTechnical-ServicesSpr2016.pdf.

Application Deadline: Review of materials will begin June 6, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Head of the Department of Education and Outreach
Listing: #78
Posted: May 05, 2016
Organization: University of California, Irvine Libraries, University of California, Irvine
Location: Irvine, CA

Description: The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an energetic, creative, knowledgeable, and user-oriented librarian for the position of Head of the Department of Education & Outreach. The successful candidate will play a key role in leading innovation and collaboration in the Libraries’ education and outreach program.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

Responsibilities: The Head of the Department of Education and Outreach (E&O) is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing an active, comprehensive library education and outreach program that meets the needs of a growing campus and the evolving environment of scholarly communication. The Head of E&O collaborates with faculty, administrators, and students in all disciplines across campus as well as library managers, research librarians, and the regional community. The Head of E&O, who reports to the AUL for Public Services, is an active member of Leadership Council, the UCI Libraries’ senior management team responsible for library-wide planning and policy making, and the Public Services Leadership Team. The Head of E&O supervises four librarians and a library assistant and coordinates the instruction efforts by members of other library departments, divisions, and functions to lead the Libraries' robust teaching program

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Proactively engaging the campus community to ensure that library information resources and services become an integral part of the teaching, learning, and research activities of the campus.
  • Working closely with research librarians, and staff to systematically assess needs, design instructional offerings that support learning and research, integrate information literacy into the curriculum, and assess learning outcomes.
  • Strengthening, expanding, and promoting the Libraries’ general and advanced instruction programs and lower-division course-related instructional offerings.
  • Enhancing library support for 1st generation, transfer and international students.
  • Collaborating with faculty and expert instructors to deliver a wide array of instruction and support.
  • Coordinating the centralized process of collecting, organizing, and analyzing all instruction and classroom use statistics and regularly reports instruction data to instructors, the Reference Department Head, and Leadership Council as appropriate.
  • Developing and maintaining instruction resources and materials for the UCI Libraries Web site, such as tutorials and online research and subject guides.
  • Coordinating outreach partnerships with academic departments and other campus programs to take advantage of opportunities to integrate library resources, information literacy instruction and materials, and information technology into academic curricula and special programs.
  • Developing collaborative programs and initiatives with campus partners including the Division of Undergraduate Education, Graduate Division, Student Affairs, the Campus Wide Honors Program, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, and the Office of Information Technology.
  • Strengthening and expanding outreach partnerships with academic departments and other campus programs to take advantage of opportunities to integrate library resources, information literacy instruction and materials, and information technology into academic curricula and special programs.
  • Sharing best practices in instruction and serving as a resource for the improvement of teaching for all librarians and library staff members. Conducting ongoing evaluation of the instruction program, and mentoring new and experienced instructors.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA­ accredited institution or an equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree and library experience.
  • Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in an academic setting.
  • Knowledge of library pedagogy and understanding of teaching best practices.
  • Successful experience designing and teaching information literacy.
  • Strong interest in information literacy, data literacy, open access, and scholarly communication.
  • Familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
  • Familiarity with designing and creating tutorials, learning objects, or other curricular resources.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends and emerging technologies in the area of library instruction and online education.
  • Commitment to user ­centered library services.
  • Interest in working with campus partners to integrate information literacy into the curricula.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to implement assessment strategies for library instruction programs.
  • Ability to successfully supervise, mentor, and train librarians and staff.
  • Ability to lead teams and plan projects and new initiatives.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the UCI Libraries and the campus.
  • Record of professional achievements sufficient to meet the criteria for appointment at the Associate Librarian or Librarian rank and ability to meet the University of California criteria for advancement in the Librarian series.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Successful managerial and supervisory experience, especially of librarians and library assistants.
  • Successful experience in coalition-building and forging strong relationships with faculty and/or administrators to foster partnerships and engagement.

Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience based on the University of California pay scales. Appointment is anticipated to be at the Associate Librarian or Librarian rank with a salary of $53,116 - $103,551 plus an annual administrative stipend.

Librarians are entitled to two days per month of annual leave, thirteen paid holidays, and one day per month sick leave. The University has an excellent retirement system and offers a variety of group health, life, and disability insurance plans. Benefits are equal to approximately 40% of salary.

To Apply: Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the information requested: cover letter; complete résumé; a statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a list of three references (names and contact information only) via UCI AP Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03349.

For the full posting, see http://library.gsu.edu/files/2012/11/VacancyAnnouncementDepartment-HeadTechnical-ServicesSpr2016.pdf.

Application Deadline: Applications received by May 2, 2016 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Assistant Director, Clinical Resources and Data Services
Listing: #77
Posted: April 28, 2016
Organization: UW Health Sciences Library, University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA

Description: The Health Sciences Library currently has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Director, CRDS. Under the general guidance of the Associate Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for providing leadership for TRAIL, clinical initiatives, and clinical genomics information programs in the Health Sciences Library. The incumbent will lead a team of librarians who will develop and design long and short range plans for learning and information needs of healthcare professionals, researchers, residents and fellows, and hospital administrators working in the UW Medicine Accountable Care Network (ACN) and ITHS.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs and develops strategic plans for the translational (TRAIL) and clinical information programs for the Health Sciences Library.
  • Develops annual goals and objectives for services, systems and projects and maintain agreements with UW Medicine RIT, ITHS, and affiliated hospitals and clinics.
  • Administers daily operations of the TRAIL collaboration and supervises librarians and staff including recruiting, training, and evaluations and assisting in preparing budgets and reporting.
  • Develops an understanding of the UW Medicine Accountable Care Network (ACN) working environment and fosters the flexible, collaborative integration of systems and applications that relates to biomedical and genetic information and knowledge services.
  • Directs and leads the design, creation, and administration of innovative systems to support clinical information needs, applications, tools, and resources to support access to health sciences knowledge for UW and the region.
  • Supports and participates in the pursuit and award of funded projects within the Health Sciences Library; designing budgets for grant proposals to comply with grant and sponsor guidelines.
  • Provides education and information services for assigned Health Sciences departments and/or schools.
  • Serves on the HSL Management Team and institutional committees.
  • Represents the Health Sciences Library in University-wide academic and clinical initiatives.
  • Maintains current knowledge of developments in the field and shares knowledge and experiences with other institutions.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of post-MLS experience in an academic library.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the work place.
  • At least three years supervisory experience.
  • At least three years of recent professional experience designing, developing, and administering projects, teaching, providing clinical and/or research support in a university or healthcare setting.
  • Recent record of successful partnerships with campus and consortial organizations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based practice and its application within a variety of health science disciplines.
  • Experience and comfort using new and emerging technologies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and collegially within a team.
  • Familiarity with providing clinical information and data services in a higher education context, preferably within an academic health sciences environment.
  • Expert in communicating and managing relationships with stakeholders.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Understanding of REDCap and research data management practices and standards.
  • Experience with mobile app development.
  • Experience designing extramural budgets for grant proposals to comply with grant and sponsor guidelines.
  • Experience in grant writing including planning and budgeting.
  • Established record of research, publication, and/or professional contribution.

Salary and Benefits: $56,000. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background. Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.

To Apply: To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space until interviews are conducted. Then, some application materials will be circulated.

Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, May 6th, 2016.

About the Library: Health Sciences Library (HSL) is a national leader in the development and application of innovative strategies and technologies to meet information and research needs for the benefit of patients and communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. The HSL supports the education, research, and clinical programs of the six UW health science schools; UW Medicine Accountable Care Network (ACN), as well as the wider interdisciplinary biomedical community of the University. The UW Medicine Accountable Care Network spans 46 cities and neighborhoods, and includes: 1,000+ primary care providers; 4,000+ specialists; 1,000+ clinics; 19 hospitals; 33+ urgent care clinics; and 19 emergency departments. In partnership with the leadership of the UW Medicine Research Information Technology (RIT), Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS), UW Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education (BIME), and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR), the Health Sciences Library is working to advance an institutional, regional and multi-disciplinary strategy to promote precision medicine and support transitional research. The Translational Research and Information Lab (TRAIL) is a new collaboration made up of librarians and research informatics professionals who work in the Health Sciences Library, ITHS, and UW Medicine Research Information Technology (RIT). TRAIL helps direct translational researchers to the information management expertise at UW in the ITHS and Health Sciences Library who can triage and help provide consultations on research data management tools like REDCap. The partners work together to develop new, innovative tools for research and data management, to support existing tools such as REDCap, and to educate and train researchers in the effective use of these tools. This partnership will extend the reach of the NN/LM PNR and ITHS in order to disseminate information and awareness of the suite of research tools available to researchers and clinicians in the region.

Information Literacy Librarian
Listing: #76
Posted: April 22, 2016
Organization: University Libraries, University of Albany, SUNY
Location: Albany, NY

Description: The University at Albany Libraries seek a highly productive, innovative Information Literacy Librarian with a keen awareness of emerging instructional technologies, with an emphasis on digital badging.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will play an essential role in the ongoing development and support of information literacy initiatives in a variety of in-person and online formats, and will serve as the Libraries' liaison with the Writing and Critical Inquiry program. This librarian will oversee and further develop the department's digital badging system, potentially with the assistance of grant funding; seek collaborative badging opportunities with other campus units; create other reusable online learning objects and templates; and provide information literacy instruction.

This position includes assigned hours at the reference desk, including some evening and weekend hours. Tenure-track Library faculty at the University at Albany, SUNY, are expected to engage in research, publication, and service to the Libraries, the University, and the profession, as required for promotion and continuing appointment. This position reports to the Head of the Information Literacy Department.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent, from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in instructional pedagogy
  • Demonstrated experience implementing instructional design concepts and using emerging technologies effectively to deliver information literacy instruction
  • Evidence of the ability to plan, document, and complete instructional projects, and willingness to engage in the design and development of new initiatives
  • Experience teaching online or in-person in a library or school setting
  • Evidence of ability to interact collaboratively with teaching faculty, library faculty and staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to public service, information literacy, and outreach
  • One year of professional library experience (post-degree), with evidence of effectiveness in librarianship as well as engagement in scholarly activity and professional service
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience developing a digital badging system in an educational setting
  • Experience or professional development courses in grant writing and grant management
  • Information literacy experience in an academic library or successful completion of a graduate course in information literacy instruction

To Apply: View the full position description online and apply.

Application Deadline: The closing date for receipt of applications is May 16, 2016.

Instruction & Electronic Access Librarian
Listing: #75
Posted: April 22, 2016
Organization: Forsyth Library, Fort Hays State University
Location: Hays KS

Description: Forsyth Library at Fort Hays State University seeks an Instruction & Electronic Access Librarian to provide information literacy instruction and research assistance to a diverse community of students, faculty and staff.

Responsibilities: The Instruction & Electronic Access Librarian will also play a critical role in ensuring users have consistent, reliable and effective access to the broad range of e-resources provided through Forsyth Library. Other duties include working with database providers, vendors, and publishers to enable access, resolving problems, managing technical changes, and responding to end-users’ issues with electronic resources. This librarian reports to the Coordinator for Teaching and Research and to the Electronic Resources Librarian.

Qualifications, Required:

  • American Library Association-accredited Master’s degree (e.g., MLS, MLIS, MA, MIS)
  • Demonstrated ability to support users in library research, as evidenced by coursework or prior work experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of information literacy concepts and standards, as evidenced by coursework or prior work experience.
  • Familiarity with e-resources and/or library systems, specifically in an academic library.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with diverse groups of people, including both technical and non-technical staff.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience providing library instruction and research assistance to users through a variety of mediums.
  • Experience supporting users with a wide range of library research resources.
  • Experience using Springshare products including LibGuides, LibAnswers, and LibAnalytics.
  • Knowledge of and experience working directly with e-resources and/or library systems, specifically in an academic library.
  • Experience using technical service components of an integrated library system, particularly ExLibris/Primo products.

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience. Rank: Librarian, 12-month non-tenure track position.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin on May 23, 2016 and continue until position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by May 23. Required documents include:

  1. A letter of interest addressing required and preferred qualifications and experience.
  2. A resume.
  3. Unofficial graduate transcript(s). Official copies will be required if hired.
  4. Contact information for three current references, including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses

Submit all application materials electronically to:

MaryAlice Wade, MS, MLS
Coordinator, Teaching & Research
Chair: Instruction & Electronic Access Librarian Search Committee
Forsyth Library
Fort Hays State University
mawade2@fhsu.edu

View the complete position description online.

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Application Deadline: Preference will be given to applications received by May 23.

Digital Initiatives Librarian
Listing: #74
Posted: April 14, 2016
Organization: Dr. C.C. & Mabel L. Criss Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Location: Omaha, NE

Description: The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) seeks an enthusiastic individual for the position of Assistant Professor / Digital Initiatives Librarian.

Reporting to the Director of Archives & Special Collections, the Digital Initiatives Librarian has the primary responsibility for leading the development and activities of the university’s digital collections, including planning for and administering tools, creating metadata, developing and conducting outreach initiatives, and assessing the effectiveness of initiatives and services. This position serves as the library’s leading resource on copyright, fair use, and open access issues. Leads the development of digital initiatives by providing a full range of collection management, metadata, and sustainability services and best practices. Supervises in-house and outsourced digitization. Contributes to and supports the digital and online presence of the library through the investigation, implementation, and enhancement of tools that assist with research, creativity, scholarship, and engagement. Fulfills requirements of faculty status in the areas of librarianship, scholarly activities, and service.

Responsibilities:
Digital Collections:

  • Leads the implementation, management, and assessment of discovery and repository tools for digital collections.
  • Leads digitization production and collaborates with colleagues to set priorities.
  • Coordinates development of metadata to support the discovery and management of digital content, such as digital scholarship, digitized collections, born-digital archives, and research data.
  • Serves as a resource for students and faculty with respect to data stewardship.
  • Evaluates feasibility of proposed projects and initiatives within the local environment; ensures that work plans with milestones and assessment plans are developed as part of any new initiatives.

Scholarly Communication:
  • Monitors developments in scholarly communication, open access, and related initiatives and communicates their implications to library and university stakeholders.
  • Advises on library policy issues raised by digital resources such as copyright policy, intellectual freedom issues, fair use, and related matters.

Outreach Services:
  • Coordinates workshops and training in support of the institutional repository and scholarly communication topics. Leads instruction of workshops and colloquia for digital scholarship tools and methods for faculty, students, and library staff.
  • Actively cultivates communication with stakeholders and content providers.
  • Acts as liaison to university and community partners as well as vendors when appropriate.
  • Conducts and contributes to departmental outreach when needed, such as presentations, exhibits, and publications.
  • Provides exceptional service in responding to research and reference inquiries as needed.

Supervision and Coordination:
  • Supervises the institutional repository coordinator.
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises student assistants.
  • Leads and directs work of other library personnel and student assistants when needed.

Other Job Responsibilities:
  • Develops and maintains current knowledge of advances in digital scholarship, information technology’s impact on libraries and archives, and other areas related to this position. Applies knowledge to continuously improving and advancing digital archives and digital project skills.
  • Participates in department, library, and university planning.
  • Develops and documents processes and procedures; periodically reviews and revises processes and procedures as needed.
  • Accepts and implements other duties as assigned.

Faculty Responsibilities:
  • Serves on library and/or university committees.
  • Participates in cross-departmental projects within the library.
  • Participates in professional activities, professional development, and scholarly research and publication activities as outlined in the "Guidelines on Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations for Faculty Members of the University Library".

Qualifications, Required: ALA accredited MLS degree or Master’s degree in Digital Humanities, History, Archives, or equivalent. Two years of related experience in an academic or research library. Minimum one year experience in digital conversion, file transfer, and file management. Minimum one year experience working with digital initiatives in a library environment. Minimum one year experience with metadata for digital objects. Knowledge of current metadata standards, such as Dublin Core, MODS, METS, and other emerging data standards. Demonstrated experiences with platforms used to host one or more of the following: digital collections or digital exhibits (e.g., Omeka, ContentDM), institutional repositories (e.g., Digital Commons), and/or digital publishing (e.g., Wordpress, Drupal). Background in and knowledge of digital scholarship, collections, and services. Demonstrated knowledge of scholarly publishing issues including copyright, open access, and authors’ rights. Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, organize and complete multiple projects. Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships. Must be flexible and capable of working successfully individually as well as in teams in a changing library environment.

Qualifications, Preferred: Experience in preparing and delivering instruction. Previous supervisory experience. Second earned graduate degree.

Salary: $56,000.00 - $66,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

To Apply: Online at https://https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/2548.

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications begins April 22, 2016.

Digital Engagement Librarian
Listing: #73
Posted: April 14, 2016
Organization: Dr. C.C. & Mabel L. Criss Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Location: Omaha, NE

Description: The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) seeks an enthusiastic individual for the position of Assistant Professor / Digital Engagement Librarian.

Reporting to the Director of Archives & Special Collections, the Digital Engagement Librarian creatively collaborates with and supports faculty, students, and community members involved in digital scholarship and digital projects. Participates in the development of digital projects and collections by providing a full range of instruction and sustainability services and best practices. Responsible for consulting with faculty, staff, and students from across the university on projects related to digital publishing and digital exhibitions, as well as on emerging forms of digital scholarship. This position will provide outreach services through instruction and research consultations, and will act as a liaison to university & community partners & outside vendors when appropriate. Will also recruit, train & supervise student assistants when needed. Fulfills requirements of faculty status in the areas of librarianship, scholarly activities, and service.

Responsibilities:
Digital Services:

  • Partners with faculty, students, library staff, and community partners on digital projects in all stages including design, proposal, development, and stewardship.
  • Ensures adherence to best practices for digital project development, preservation, accessibility,copyright, and open access.
  • Leads testing and implementation of potential tools for use in the digital humanities and digital scholarship.
  • Evaluates feasibility of proposed projects and initiatives within the local environment; ensures that work plans with milestone and assessment plans are developed as part of any new initiatives.
  • Participates in the creation of metadata for digital projects.

Outreach Services:
  • Provides specialized library instruction to undergraduate and graduate students with a particular focus on courses with a digital scholarship or media-rich component. Instruction may be provided in the library, at other locations on campus, or to remote users via web-based technology.
  • Leads instruction, workshops, colloquia, or similar sessions about digital scholarship tools and methods for faculty, students, library staff, and community partners.
  • Conducts research consultations.
  • Actively cultivates communication with stakeholders, content providers, and other project partners.
  • Acts as liaison to university and community partners as well as vendors when appropriate.
  • Conducts and contributes to library and department outreach when needed, such as presentations, exhibits, and publications.

Supervision and Coordination:
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises student assistans when needed.

May be Assigned Collections Management and Liaison Duties to Seciufic Academic Departments. Duities would include:
  • Actively cultivating and promoting interactions with faculty in assigned subject areas to develop and communicate the availability of library resources and services.
  • Evaluating and selecting appropriate resources (monograph, serial, and electronic resources) for the reference collection and assigned subject areas.
  • Acting as a coordinator between the library and database vendors in assigned subject areas.
  • Conducting ongoing review and de-selection of materials.
  • Partners with Research & Instruction Services to provide library instruction to students.

Other Job Responsibilities:
  • Develops and maintains current knowledge of advances in digital scholarship, information technology’s impact on libraries and archives, and other areas related to this position. Applies knowledge to continuously improving and advancing digital archives and digital project skills.
  • Participates in department, library, and university planning.
  • Develops and documents processes and procedures; periodically reviews and revises processes and procedures as needed.
  • Accepts and implements other duties as assigned.

Faculty Responsibilities:
  • Serves on library and/or university committees.
  • Participates in cross-departmental projects within the library.
  • Participates in professional activities, professional development, and scholarly research and publication activities as outlined in the "Guidelines on Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations for Faculty Members of the University Library".

Qualifications, Required: ALA accredited MLS degree or Master’s degree in Digital Humanities, History, Archives, or equivalent. Minimum of 1 year experience with instruction (experience prior to completion of graduate degree acceptable). Background in and knowledge of digital scholarship, collections, and services. Familiarity with best practices around digital preservation, open access, copyright, and accessibility as they relate to digital humanities and/or digital publishing projects. Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of tasks and multiple priorities. Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, organize and complete projects. Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships. Must be flexible and capable of working successfully individually as well as in teams in a changing library environment.

Qualifications, Preferred: Experience with information literacy or library instruction in an academic or research library (experience prior to completion of graduate degree acceptable). Second earned graduate degree.

Salary: $45,000.00 - $52,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

To Apply: Online at https://https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/2582.

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications begins April 29, 2016.

Electronic Resources Librarian
Listing: #72
Posted: April 14, 2016
Organization: University of Dayton Libraries, University of Dayton
Location: Dayton, OH

Description: This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. Manages aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution; documents licensing and permissions data in online systems to facilitate use of materials. Serves as liaison to assigned academic department, including oversight of corresponding library collection budget, collaboration with faculty on curricular needs, and provision of specialized instruction. Provides research assistance to better understand user needs and issues with access to resources. Serves on various library and university committees and other special projects as assigned. Pursues tenure according the University Libraries’ promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, scholarship, and service.

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
  • One year of cataloging experience
  • Knowledge of electronic resource management trends and practices
  • Experience with integrated library systems and discovery layers
  • Articulated ability to work within a team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Articulated potential to meet University Libraries’ promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, scholarship, and service

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience cataloging serials using RDA standards
  • Demonstrated experience cataloging electronic resources using RDA standards
  • Demonstrated experience with Sierra integrated library system
  • Demonstrated experience with EBSCOadmin, including EDS, Holdings Management, and Full Text Finder
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and analyzing electronic resource access problems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the technical issues involved in the network delivery of electronic resources
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituencies
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience providing research assistance to users
  • Articulated knowledge of collection development practices in academic libraries, including oversight of collection budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a dynamic and changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage multiple assignments
  • Articulated commitment to a philosophy of service
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse user communities
  • Expressed willingness to engage with Catholic and Marianist educational values

To Apply: Online at https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/19570.

Application Deadline: 04/15/2016

Principal Cataloger
Listing: #71
Posted: March 31, 2016
Organization: College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Description: The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (UL&LS) seeks a skilled, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable Principal Cataloger to work in a team environment. This position reports to Director of Technical Services. This is a full-time, 12-month position with faculty rank and tenure status negotiable based on qualifications and experience. The desired start date is August 1, 2016. The annual salary is negotiable based on qualifications, with full benefits.

The Principal Cataloger will be responsible for providing management of the Cataloging section: supervising six catalogers; providing leadership, training, and support in the department's participation in PCC/BIBCO/NACO cataloging; cataloging materials in English and foreign languages; cataloging rare book and archival materials for the Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections; and applying metadata for a wide range of formats, using current and emerging metadata schema, principles, and practices. With the Director of Technical Services, the Principal Cataloger will develop and maintain cataloging processes, procedures, and workflows

Responsibilities: Working in a team-oriented environment, the Principal Cataloger will:

  • Provide effective and efficient leadership to formulate, implement, and achieve Cataloging section goals and objectives in line with the larger Technical Services goals and the UL&LS' strategic priorities.
  • Supervise cataloging staff and student employees.
  • Actively participate in the development, implementation and training of cataloging standards and practices for the section.
  • Perform original and copy cataloging and classification in all formats using RDA, LC-PCC Policy Statements and Program for Cooperative Cataloging guidelines, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress subject headings and genre/form terms.
  • Serve as UL&LS' PCC/BIBCO representative and implement PCC/BIBCO standards at UNM.
  • Contribute headings to the national authority file through NACO; contribute PCC records through BIBCO.
  • Catalog materials in foreign languages, primarily Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Oversee cataloging materials in all formats including print, digital, manuscripts, rare books, AV, archival and pictorial materials.
  • Manage controlled subject vocabularies and apply metadata schema and metadata crosswalks to improve access to the UL&LS' website, databases, digital media, etc.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Contribute to UL&LS initiatives that further UNM's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
UNM faculty must meet requirements for tenure and will participate in faculty governance as detailed in the UNM Faculty Handbook.

Qualifications, Required:

  • An earned master's degree from an ALA-accredited library/information sciences program or equivalent.
  • Two years of cataloging experience in an academic or research library in the past ten years.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience with RDA, NACO, and BIBCO.
  • Experience cataloging materials in foreign languages, preferably Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Knowledge of: Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (DCRM), and Encoded Archive Description (EAD) standards.
  • Knowledge of common metadata schema (XML, RDF, RDA, MARC, Library of Congress classification and Dublin Core), crosswalks, concept mapping, and interoperability issues.
  • Experience successfully supervising employees.
  • Experience conducting cataloging training.
  • Experience working with an Integrated Library System.
  • Demonstrated initiative and proven ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changes in the profession.
  • Evidence of excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Evidence of problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse

About the Library The University of New Mexico is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and the New Mexico Consortium of Academic Libraries, and leads the LIBROS Consortium of seventeen academic libraries in New Mexico. UL&LS contains over 3 million volumes and includes four branch libraries: Centennial Science and Engineering Library; Fine Arts & Design Library; Parish Memorial Library (business and economics); and Zimmerman Library (humanities, social sciences, and education). Zimmerman Library also houses the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections and is a Regional Library within the Federal Depository Library Program. The UL&LS grants bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees in its Organization, Information & Learning Sciences (OILS) Program. The OILS Program prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and organizations to learn in more effective ways. UNM is a Tier I Research Institution and a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Salary and Benefits: Salary negotiable based on qualifications

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

Application Deadline: April 3, 2016

Teaching and Learning Resident Librarian
Listing: #70
Posted: March 31, 2016
Organization: General Library System, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison WI

Description: The General Library System – College Library, Steenbock Library and the Teaching & Learning Programs Office – is looking for an energetic and technology-savvy entry level librarian with strong communication skills to join the library instruction team. The librarian should be a self-starting, creative problem-solver with experience teaching within libraries or other settings. The Library will encourage and sponsor professional development and services activities in the library, on campus, and in the wider academic library community, including conference attendance. The position will be split as follows; College Library, 40%; Steenbock Library, 40%; Teaching & Learning Programs Office, 20%.

The Teaching & Learning program coordinates the teaching activities across campus libraries teaching nearly 2,500 instructional sessions reaching over 34,000 learners annually. Library staff collaborate with faculty, instructional staff and campus administrators to ensure that students develop the skills they need to be effective users and producers of information. College Library provides primary service to undergraduates and Steenbock Library serves the disciplinary areas of life sciences, human ecology and veterinary medicine, and a broad undergraduate population.

The Libraries recognize the value of a diversity of people, thoughts, perspectives, and experiences, and are actively committed to promoting a culture of inclusiveness. All positions will be asked to contribute to building and supporting a welcoming environment.

Appointment will be as a full-time Resident Librarian beginning on or around July 1, 2016. This position is for one year (July 1, 2016 through July 1, 2017) with the possibility of a one year renewal, not to exceed a total of two years.

Responsibilities:

  • Significant teaching for College Library, Steenbock Library, and the Teaching & Learning Program (Communication Requirement, pre-college, ESL, and drop-in workshop sessions), collaborating in the planning and development of instructional materials for classes, and assisting with the promotion of those classes. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.
  • For the Teaching & Learning Programs Office, collaborating with the E-Learning Librarian to update, revise, and implement the Sift & Winnow: Libraries@UW tutorial using HTML coding, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and other software applications.
  • Maintaining instructional websites and research guides for both College and Steenbock Libraries using WordPress, Course Management Systems, LibGuides, and other campus tools.
  • Assisting College and Steenbock Library Instruction Coordinators in mentoring student interns, planning and delivering training for instruction staff, analyzing statistics, and providing other instructional programmatic support as needed.
  • Participating actively on instruction-related committees, including College and Steenbock Library instruction and staff meetings.
  • Assisting with assessment and evaluation of Communication Requirement A and B.
  • Keeping current with developments in librarianship, particularly related to teaching and learning.
  • Providing library services as needed (e.g. Reference shifts, orientations/tours, special events and outreach) and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an accredited institution
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Self-starter who is eager to contribute to the profession
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Experience teaching within libraries or other settings

About the Library: UW-Madison Libraries have a proud record of accomplishment and service. The Libraries manage the 11th largest research collection in North America with exceptional access to print and digital materials from our libraries at UW-Madison and around the world. The many libraries on campus have a longstanding commitment to innovation, developing and offering new services needed to support 21stcentury teaching, learning and research. New study and learning spaces have been created, and traditional spaces have been modernized. Libraries include collaborative digital media spaces and classrooms, active learning instructional areas, and inviting environments that are conducive to both group work and solitary study and research.

Salary and Benefits: $45,000 with an excellent benefits package

To Apply: For consideration please submit a cover letter and resume by April 30, 2016. Applicant’s cover letter should address prior experience and interests in Academic librarianship and how they would take advantage of a two year residency program.

Applications should be sent to library-hr@library.wisc.edu. Please reference Job# 00392 – Teaching and Learning Librarian in the subject line of your email.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2016.

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #69
Posted: March 30, 2016
Organization: University of Alabama at Birmingham Libraries, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, AL

Description: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Libraries are seeking a creative, energetic, and flexible reference librarian for the reference team at Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences. UAB has embarked on an exciting initiative to merge the campus libraries including Lister Hill Library. This has resulted in numerous opportunities to develop innovative services in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities: The librarian in this position will serve as liaison to the nationally ranked School of Dentistry, known for its innovation and excellence in clinical care, research, and education, and its leadership in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network. Responsibilities include research consultations, customized group and individual instruction, searching assistance, collection review, and reference services. These services include in-person, phone, email, chat, and on-campus reference support and some rotating weekend hours. The successful candidate will participate in university and library committees and contribute to the profession, building a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement.

Qualifications, Required: Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited school.

Qualifications, Preferred: 2 years reference experience in an academic health sciences library; undergraduate or advanced degree in physical, health, or life sciences; demonstrated skill in teaching adult learners including graduate or professional students; experience with innovative teaching methods and LibGuides; experience searching biomedical literature databases including PubMed/MEDLINE; experience with EndNote, evidence-based practice, and/or demonstrated interest in collaborating on systematic reviews; ability to work both independently and in a team environment. The ideal candidate will show a strong customer focus, initiative, flexibility, and creativity. The candidate will have the ability to work both independently and in teams and demonstrate excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

To Apply: Submit letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three references via the UAB Faculty Jobs System http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/1394.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Online Learning and Education Librarian
Listing: #68
Posted: March 28, 2016
Organization: Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Location: Omaha, NE

Description: The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library is looking for an innovative Online Learning and Education Librarian. The right candidate will enjoy collaborating with partners both within the library and across campus, and will take a user-centered approach towards their work.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the director of Research and Instruction Services, the Online Learning and Education Librarian develops student-centered online learning tools, resources, and services; works with faculty and staff to integrate online learning modules into course curricula across the disciplines; and investigates new technologies that will improve library services to distance learners and other remote users. Additionally, the Online Learning and Education Librarian provides library instruction and research assistance both online and in person; maintains team-based working relationships with colleagues in the department, library, and the university; participates in collection development and library liaison responsibilities in assigned subject areas; and fulfills requirements of faculty status in the areas of librarianship, scholarly activities, and service. Subject area responsibilities include College of Education and others as assigned.

Qualifications, Required: ALA accredited MLS degree. Minimum of 1 year experience with information literacy or library instruction in an academic or research library. Familiarity with Blackboard or other Learning Management Systems. Experience with the application of new technologies in instruction, and with the design and implementation of online information literacy tutorials. Ability to provide research services in a wide range of subject areas. Broad understanding of both print and electronic reference sources and the impact of technology on libraries. Successful project management in a collaborative environment. Ability to set and attain goals effectively. Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal, communication and written skills. Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with staff and the university community. Must be flexible and capable of working successfully individually as well as in teams in a changing library environment.

Qualifications, Preferred: An earned subject master’s degree in addition to the MLS, preferably in education or other social science disciplines.

Salary and Benefits: $45,000.00 - $52,000.00

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online. Please include cover letter, CV and references.

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications begins April 8th, 2016.

About the University: Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, UNO is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.

UNO has a strong commitment to achieving diversity. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, women and persons of color.

Associate Director & Medical Education Coordinator
Listing: #67
Posted: March 28, 2016
Organization: Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Description: Administers the Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences, providing academic support to the faculty, students and staff of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the other New Brunswick and Piscataway-based Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS) academic, research and clinical programs. Manages all operations of the Library, provides budgetary control, personnel recruitment and supervision, with full responsibility for the library. Works in close coordination with the educational programs at RWJMS, and insures successful integration of library-based resources and services available to constituent groups. A key administrator of a very active Library serving RBHS, works collaboratively with the Assistant Vice President and Director to meet RBHS Libraries goals and priorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the management of a user-centered academic health sciences library, with emphasis on information and instructional services, information resources access, user support and outreach.
  • Leads an innovative team in integrating technology, online and curriculum-based instruction, and evidence-based practice into liaison and outreach programs.
  • Leads the development of information and outreach services that support the learning, teaching, patient care, and research activities of the primary clientele of RBHS served by the RWJ Library, with particular emphasis on RWJMS and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) in Piscataway.
  • Represents the libraries and serves as an active member on medical school committees (administrative and curriculum), Institutional Review Boards, and other groups which support medical education, house staff training, research support and patient care outcomes. Serves on committees, task forces, working groups of the Rutgers University Libraries, representing the health sciences.
  • Maintains deep, current understanding of health sciences libraries collections, technologies and services and takes responsibility for insuring that the availability of such resources is communicated widely to constituents. Represents the health sciences libraries in professional organizations on statewide and national level.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science plus five (5) years of administrative/managerial experience in an academic health sciences library in an academic medical center. Candidate must possess strong communication skills, high degree of integrity, and the ability to work effectively with administrators, deans and faculty at all levels. Knowledge of how to accomplish and inspire superior performance in a unionized environment is preferred. Educational and scholarly credentials to warrant faculty appointment at one or more Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences schools is strongly preferred.

Salary: Starting at $86,358; Mid-point at $109,243.

To Apply: See job posting online at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/22671.

Application Deadline: Application review begins April 11, 2016.

Clinical Medical Librarian
Listing: #66
Posted: March 28, 2016
Organization: J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, University of Missouri
Location: Kansas City, MO

Description: Comprehensive research university library in exciting, affordable city, seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong commitment to public services for the position of Clinical Medical Librarian (CML) at the UMKC University Libraries’ Health Sciences Library.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates on Internal Medicine Rounds at the School of Medicine, providing reference, instructional, collection development and faculty liaison services in a clinical setting to several docent teams consisting of students, residents and faculty.
  • Position works directly with the students and faculty of the School of Medicine in furthering the school’s progressive curriculum. The School of Medicine offers a unique and innovative six-year program where students complete their BA and MD by graduation.
  • Assists with instruction and reference services to other clients of the library from the Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, including reference responsibilities.
  • Participates in developing plans, policies, procedures, and efficiencies in support of University Libraries’ mission.
  • Professional development encouraged, required for promotion in ranked, non-tenure track position.
  • Reports to the Director, Health Sciences Libraries.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA accredited MLS.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication skills, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work positively, productively with diverse constituencies in rapidly changing environment.
  • Understanding of scholarly research environment; relevant library/information technology experience.
  • Evidence of professional initiative and mature judgment.
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track faculty appointment.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Additional graduate degree.
  • Degree in sciences.
  • Current knowledge of medical resources and medical library service delivery trends/issues.
  • AHIP, healthcare experience.
  • Current, successful instruction, reference, educational technology experience.

To Apply: Applications must be submitted online at http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ .

Please combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as “resume” attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

You may address your cover letter to: Peggy Mullaly-Quijas, Chair of Search Committee.

Application Deadline: Application review begins April 11, 2016.

Undergraduate Engagement Librarian
Listing: #65
Posted: March 28, 2016
Organization: University of Kansas Libraries, University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence, KS

Description: The University of Kansas Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative individual to join the University of Kansas Libraries Research and Learning Division. Reporting to the Head of the Center for Undergraduate Initiatives and Engagement, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian will focus on building connections, developing programs, and promoting the role of the library as both an academic and non-academic partner in support of undergraduate student success. This position will support and implement innovative library programming, provide instructional programming aimed at undergraduate students, and develop student learning outcomes assessment metrics. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues in the libraries and across campus to enhance undergraduate student engagement from the first-year through graduation. In particular, this position will support diversity efforts through programs designed to help non-traditional, first-generation, underrepresented and international student populations to acclimate and thrive at KU. The successful candidate will possess innovative ideas about undergraduate services and a strong interest in strengthening partnerships that support undergraduate student success. The University of Kansas Libraries supports a safe and inclusive environment for all members of our diverse communities at KU. We are committed to building a diverse and pluralistic workforce and strongly encourage applications from diverse candidates.

Responsibilities:

Professional responsibilities (80%)

  • Expand Libraries’ efforts in facilitating undergraduate research and learning experiences and other undergraduate student activities in collaboration with KU Libraries colleagues, the Learning Studio coordinator, and strategic campus partners.
  • Cultivate and sustain collaborative relationships with students, staff, and faculty in support of undergraduate learning.
  • Develop and assess student learning outcomes to support continuous improvement of student learning and engagement.
  • Provide instruction for courses, workshops, and programs.
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of the KU Libraries subject and course guides in LibGuides.
  • Collaborate with Libraries colleagues to assess efforts to support undergraduates through programs, resources, and learning spaces.
  • Participate in programs and events that support student recruitment, academic preparedness, and retention.
  • Actively communicate issues implicit in scholarly communication and open access in discussions with colleagues and with the KU community. Attends training and events designed and developed to promote understanding of trends and best practices in scholarly communications. Reflects this understanding in his or her work as a librarian at KU.
  • Actively participate in, and advocates for, the educational role of the Libraries through dynamic engagement in campus teaching and research, campus collaborations, or staff development and training. Identifies and makes use of teaching opportunities in any circumstance, promotes the Libraries instructional resources and support, and obtains instructional expertise from colleagues as appropriate.
  • Actively participates in and contributes to strategic professional development and training for Division staff and other stakeholders.
  • Supervise 1-2 student assistants.

Research 10%
  • Contributes to the profession’s collective knowledge by engaging in scholarly research activity.

Service 10%
  • Engages in service to the Libraries, the University, and to professional organizations by participating in committee work, projects, and contributory achievements.
  • Represent KU Libraries in regional, national, and/or international professional organizations of relevance to higher education and academic libraries. Participate in regional, national, and/or international consortial collaborations.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science or other terminal degree; or a master's degree and a minimum of 2 years of academic library experience by time of appointment.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience teaching undergraduate students.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience with assessing student learning outcomes.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience designing and delivering undergraduate programs in collaboration with campus partners.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science.
  • Demonstrated success developing programs and services for non-traditional, transfer, first-generation, and underrepresented or international students.
  • Experience working effectively and collegially with a diverse population.
  • Experience applying best practices in instructional design and pedagogical principles.
  • Experience designing and delivering programs and/or services for an online environment. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

To Apply: Online at http://employment.ku.edu/. Auto req ID 5367BR

Application Deadline: April 25, 2016

Electronic Resources Librarian
Listing: #65
Posted: March 28, 2016
Organization: University of Dayton Libraries, University of Dayton
Location: Dayton, OH

Description: This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. Manages aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution; documents licensing and permissions data in online systems to facilitate use of materials. Serves as liaison to assigned academic department, including oversight of corresponding library collection budget, collaboration with faculty on curricular needs, and provision of specialized instruction. Provides research assistance to better understand user needs and issues with access to resources. Serves on various library and university committees and other special projects as assigned. Pursues tenure according the University Libraries’ promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, scholarship, and service.

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
  • One year of cataloging experience
  • Knowledge of electronic resource management trends and practices
  • Experience with integrated library systems and discovery layers
  • Articulated ability to work within a team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Articulated potential to meet University Libraries’ promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, scholarship, and service

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience cataloging serials using RDA standards
  • Demonstrated experience cataloging electronic resources using RDA standards
  • Demonstrated experience with Sierra integrated library system
  • Demonstrated experience with EBSCOadmin, including EDS, Holdings Management, and Full Text Finder
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and analyzing electronic resource access problems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the technical issues involved in the network delivery of electronic resources
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituencies
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience providing research assistance to users
  • Articulated knowledge of collection development practices in academic libraries, including oversight of collection budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a dynamic and changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage multiple assignments
  • Articulated commitment to a philosophy of service
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse user communities
  • Expressed willingness to engage with Catholic and Marianist educational values

To Apply: Online at https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/19570.

Application Deadline: 04/15/2016

Digital Pedagogy Librarian
Listing: #64
Posted: March 28, 2016
Organization: University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas
Location: Austin, TX

Description: The University of Texas Libraries seeks an innovative, user-focused Digital Pedagogy Librarian dedicated to leveraging technology to enhance pedagogy and deepen student learning. The Digital Pedagogy Librarian will take a leadership role in incorporating technologies and online learning objects into information literacy and digital literacy instruction. The successful candidate will work with Undergraduate Studies (UGS) faculty to integrate information and digital literacy into their courses, and support library staff to incorporate technology into their teaching. The Digital Pedagogy Librarian will partner with technology staff to explore and recommend new technologies, and represent the Libraries in campus conversations and initiatives regarding teaching with technology. In addition, the Digital Pedagogy Librarian will supervise the PCL Media Lab manager (charged with day-to-day operations of the Media Lab) and work to incorporate the PCL Media Lab into courses.

Responsibilities: Provides information literacy instruction through in-person or online sessions, research guides, tutorials, assignments, exercises, and consultations and collaborations with faculty and teaching assistants. Investigates, manages and instructs in the effective use of technologies for instruction. Manages and collaborates on development of online learning objects for the UT Libraries, including the Libraries' presence in the campus course management system. Supervises PCL Media Lab manager. Provides expert research assistance to UT Libraries users. Works closely with Teaching and Learning Services on departmental projects. Serves on Libraries and University committees and working groups, and participates in local, state and/or national professional organizations.

Qualifications, Required: MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Two years of experience collaborating with faculty on information literacy initiatives for undergraduates, including teaching library instruction sessions, and creating library instruction materials such as tutorials, research guides and assignments. Experience creating effective online learning objects. Experience using technologies (ex: polling, Google apps, etc.) to enhance student learning within the classroom. Experience incorporating technologies (ex: digital media software, exhibit building tools, etc.) into assignment design. Demonstrated interest in leveraging technology for enhanced learning. Demonstrated interest in the first-year experience. Knowledge of best practices in information literacy instruction and instructional design. Demonstration of a strong service orientation. Excellent written, verbal, teaching and presentation skills.

Qualifications, Preferred: Supervisory experience. Experience managing a media lab. Experience collaborating with faculty to incorporate technology into their pedagogy. Experience teaching first year students, graduate students and faculty. Experience with Canvas. Experience teaching in technology-rich classrooms. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national and international programs and initiatives. Evidence of excellent problem solving skills. Evidence of initiative, creative energy and resourcefulness. Proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological and team-oriented environment. Proven ability to be flexible in work assignments and environments.

Salary and Benefits: $4,333+/month depending on qualifications.

To Apply: Online at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/160303020086.

Application Deadline: First review of applicants is Friday, March 25, 2016.

Learning and Assessment Librarian
Listing: #63
Posted: March 28, 2016
Organization: University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas
Location: Austin, TX

Description: The University of Texas Libraries seeks an innovative, user-focused Learning & Assessment Librarian dedicated to student learning and evidence-based decision making for the improvement of teaching programs. The Learning & Assessment Librarian will lead projects to assess student learning in programs supported by Teaching & Learning Services, including Undergraduate Studies (UGS) and RHE 306, and to assess learning objects. The successful candidate will also support liaison librarians to incorporate student learning assessment into their information literacy initiatives. As a core member of the instruction team, the Learning & Assessment Librarian will work with UGS faculty to integrate information literacy into their courses by teaching, consulting on assignment design and creating exercises, guides and tutorials, as well as teach in other Teaching & Learning Services programs. Teaching & Learning Services, a highly collaborative and user-focused team, is located in and oversees the PCL Learning Commons, which includes 5 technology-rich active learning classrooms used for information literacy instruction.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides information literacy instruction through in-person or online sessions, research guides, tutorials, assignments/exercises and consultations and collaborations with faculty and teaching assistants.
  • Takes a leadership role in assessing student learning with the goal of program improvement.
  • Supports liaison librarians to incorporate assessment of student learning outcomes into their instruction.
  • Provides expert research assistance to UT Libraries users.
  • Works closely with Teaching & Learning Services on departmental projects.
  • Serves on Libraries and University committees and working groups, and participates in local, state and/or national professional organizations.

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program.
  • Two years of experience collaborating with faculty on information literacy initiatives for undergraduates, including teaching library instruction sessions, and creating library instruction materials such as tutorials, research guides and assignments.
  • Experience designing tools to assess student learning.
  • Experience conducting analysis and creating customized reports using data analysis or statistical software applications such as Excel, SPSS, Nvivo, Atlas or R.
  • Experience creating and using rubrics to assess student work.
  • Demonstrated interest in the first-year experience.
  • Knowledge of current issues in information literacy instruction.
  • Demonstration of a strong service orientation. Excellent written, verbal, teaching and presentation skills.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience managing an assessment program.
  • Knowledge of usability methodology, focus group methodology and/or survey methods.
  • Experience consulting with colleagues or faculty on assessment of student learning.
  • Experience teaching first-year students, graduate students and faculty.
  • Experience teaching in a technology-rich classroom.
  • Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national, and international programs and initiatives.
  • Evidence of excellent problem solving skills.
  • Evidence of initiative, creative energy and resourcefulness.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological and team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to be flexible in work assignments and environments.

Salary and Benefits: $4,333+/month depending on qualifications.

To Apply: Online at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/160303010086.

Application Deadline: First review of applicants is Friday, March 25, 2016.

Head, Acquisitions
Listing: #62
Posted: March 20, 2016
Organization: University Libraries, Ohio State University
Location: Columbus, Ohio

Description: As The Ohio State University charts a course from excellence to eminence, the University Libraries is seeking a leader with strong skills in analysis, innovation, and collaboration to lead the acquisitions function for all collections that underpin this evolution. The Head of Acquisitions plays a leading role in the life-cycle management of the Libraries’ collections in all formats, directing and advancing a diverse portfolio of related services encompassing purchasing, licensing, facilitating access to licensed content and supporting management of physical collections.

The position manages units that include 2 faculty, 14 staff and approximately 2 FTE student assistants. The Head of Acquisitions has administrative oversight of all acquisitions and licensing processes for materials in all formats along with the accompanying fiscal responsibilities. The Head will work in a highly integrated environment to create and implement innovative approaches to this work. Programs within the department include acquisition of print materials including purchasing for special collections, licensing, purchase and access management for electronic resources, copy cataloging and brief record creation, gift collection processing, and collection maintenance projects. The Head is a team player who advances ongoing working relationships with the Libraries Budget Office (payments), Collections Strategist, Head of Collections Description and Access, Head of Special Collections Description and Access, and many other partners across the Libraries.

The Ohio State University Libraries expends a roughly $13 million budget for materials annually and holds over 7 million volumes plus a diversity of special and archival collections in a wide range of formats and multiple library facilities including a high-density storage unit. The Libraries retain a range of vendors to assist with acquiring materials from a number of publishing markets abroad, manage a DDA plan, and are aggressively increasing licensing of e-book packages directly from publishers.

Partnerships with other libraries are integral to acquisition and collection management strategies for University Libraries. The Head will operate in an environment of active consortial engagement through the CIC, HathiTrust, OhioLINK, and other cooperative programs. The Libraries are also currently lending collections for scanning to the Google Books Project with the CIC.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides vision, focus, and leadership for acquisitions procedures, policies, and activities within the Libraries
  • Manages the department’s programs including purchasing and licensing content in print and digital formats, managing access for licensed resources, gifts processing, and project-based collection maintenance.
  • Works closely with the Libraries’ budget office to ensure efficient and appropriate ordering, payments, contract management, and fund and budget accounting.
  • Manages relationships, negotiations and contracts with vendors for approval plans, DDA, book and serial purchasing, etc.
  • Leads the creation and maintenance of policies and specifications related to acquisitions and licensing of collections and promoting discovery of purchased and licensed collections.
  • Serves on and actively participates in the Division’s leadership team and serves as the primary spokesperson for matters related to acquisitions and e-resource licensing.
  • Maintains sound financial accounting practices, provides detailed analysis and reporting. Ensures department adheres to all guidelines in procurement process and use of funds according to accounting and auditing requirements as specified by the University.
  • Build and maintain a research program and service profile related to acquisitions. Presents and publishes in appropriate venues in order to raise own and Libraries’ profile

Qualifications, Required:

  • An ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree
  • Minimum of three years experience managing the acquisition or licensing of library collections
  • Experience with budget planning and expenditure analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of 21st century collections issues regarding licensing and acquiring collections in many languages and formats and emerging practices, standards, and trends
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategy in leading a program or initiative
  • Experience in evaluating workflows and successfully designing or enhancing production-oriented work processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, to plan, coordinate, and implement effective projects
  • Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both orally and in writing
  • Commitment to librarianship, scholarship, and service and evidence of, or potential to meet the requirements of promotion and tenure.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience working successfully in a complex, multi-departmental organizational structure
  • Experience negotiating contracts and conducting RFP processes
  • Experience working in a consortial environment
  • Experience with creating bibliographic description of collections

About the Library: The Ohio State University Libraries is a highly valued partner and campus leader aligned with the University’s vision to be the world’s preeminent public comprehensive university. The Libraries advance student and faculty success by delivering distinctive content and fostering intellectual connections. The OSU Libraries is rising to eminence along with the rest of the University. It is in the top 10 among public university members of the Association of Research Libraries and within the top 20 of 126 ARL member libraries. The OSU Libraries is a charter member of OhioLINK, a consortium of 88 Ohio academic libraries and the State Library of Ohio and shares resources through that organization. The Libraries also enhances collections and services by participation in the CIC, the academic consortium of Big Ten institutions.

With this support and these partnerships, the OSU Libraries has turned its attention to rapid innovation to address the challenges of the evolving academic environment. Major renovation projects continue to enhance our spaces for collaborative and dynamic teaching, learning and research. An ambitious talent management plan is bringing new skills and reframing long held strengths. Increased investment in a wide variety of digital initiatives aims to revolutionize discovery and access anytime, anywhere to our vast and distinctive resources. Our impact reaches beyond our campus and extends the land-grant mission internationally. Learn more about the strategic plan under current implementation. For a snapshot of our ambitions for long-term growth and innovation, visit our fundraising Campaign statement.

Salary and Benefits: The position is a full-time, permanent, 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment and reports to the Associate Director for Collections, Technical Services, and Scholarly Communications. Salary and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.

The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days’ vacation, 15 days’ sick leave, 10 holidays, hospitalization, major medical, surgical-medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. Click for a summary of benefits.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by March 30, 2016. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary history and requirements to Kelly Rose at rose.900@osu.edu. Please include Head, Acquisitions in the subject field. View the full posting.

Application Deadline: Preference will be given to applications received by March 30, 2016.

Training Development Specialist
Listing: #61
Posted: March 17, 2016
Organization: Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Description: The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah invites applications for a Training Development Specialist for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO). This is a full-time, career-line (non-tenure track) faculty position.

The NTO is under cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine “to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health through access to health information.” The aims of the NTO are: To deliver high-quality, innovative training to diverse audiences nationwide in support of the effective use of NLM information products and services; and to ensure efficient and effective development, delivery, and sharing of NN/LM learning materials and training activities. The Training Development Specialist is responsible for developing, teaching and supporting classes in a variety of formats on NLM resources. Classes are offered online and across the United States; some travel may be required. This position requires maintaining an expert level of familiarity with the NLM databases PubMed® and TOXNET®, as well as working in conjunction with bioinformatics experts to become familiar with the NCBI databases and other NLM resources. The Training Development Specialist will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of adult learning principles and work with all appropriate entities to ensure that development and delivery of classes is efficient and effective.

Applications are encouraged from energetic, creative and service-oriented individuals interested in collaboration, teamwork and innovation. Telework may be permitted for this position.

Responsibilites:

  • Collaborate on the development of instructional materials for NLM resources, including PubMed, environmental health databases, and NCBI databases in accordance with adult learning principles.
  • Coordinate a working group for the development and scheduling of consumer health resource classes and provide guidance on customizing classes for specific audiences.
  • Serve as a primary contact for NN/LM for guidance on adult learning principles, instructional design, and class delivery and engagement methods.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of the NTO marketing and promotional plan.
  • Assist with the maintenance of NN/LM educational guidelines for classes.
  • Develop and maintain class evaluation methods and contribute to the overall NN/LM educational program evaluation.
  • Write class evaluation reports and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a learning objects repository.
  • Monitor, disseminate, and incorporate new information and trends related to e-learning, adult education and instructional trends.
  • Maintain familiarity with Section 508 requirements and other relevant policies.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school;
  • Experience teaching in hands-on computer training classes;
  • Experience with computer-based learning and distance education;
  • Familiarity with National Library of Medicine products;
  • Knowledge of adult education and instructional design principles;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Strong computer skills;
  • Previous work experience within health sciences libraries;
  • Knowledge of health information resources;
  • Familiarity with emerging and established technologies, especially instructional technology

Salary and Benefits: Based on experience, starting at $53,000 minimum annually. Position is a full-time, career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. Rank is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate. Faculty benefits include 200 hours of vacation, and 12 days of sick leave annually. There is a generous TIAA/ CREF retirement employer contribution.

To Apply: Online at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/50089.

Application Deadline: Begins April 15, 2016 and continues until the position is filled.

Campus Librarian
Listing: #60
Posted: March 17, 2016
Organization: Harrison College Library, Harrison College
Location: Columbus, OH

Description: This position provides leadership and oversight for the campus Library and facilitates knowledge creation through administration of library resources and services in a manner that will enable students and staff to meet research and reference needs.

Responsibilites:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of library resources and services used to support members; proactively engages students and faculty.
  • Provides guidance to students and staff on effective use of library resources in conducting research.
  • Participates in reference services and collection development for all of Harrison College.
  • Creates and delivers instructional services; encourages and displays critical thinking; manages classroom; promotes information literacy; utilizes creativity and incorporates emerging technologies.
  • Teaches courses per teaching assignment matrix.
  • Develops, implements, and documents internal systems and procedures; maintains statistical records and provides written reports as required.
  • Writes quarterly reports on operations.
  • Ensures functional regulatory and compliance requirements are met as appropriate for all accrediting bodies; provides information required for compliance visits and accreditation.
  • Participates in campus faculty meetings, management and other leadership meetings; actively participates in librarian committees; serves as information facilitator, incorporating user-based design principles.
  • Serves as college-wide functional specialist for an assigned area of library service, such as cataloging, marketing, website management, or acquisitions.
  • Collaborates with instructional development team to incorporate library and other trusted resources in to course design.
  • Creates and maintains web pages for library guides.
  • Supervises all members of the library staff, delegating certain day-to-day activities to library staff members; completes annual performance evaluations.
  • Assists with campus bookstore management.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams to move forward college-wide goals.
  • Attends professional development conferences, seminars, and workshops to stay current with best practices emerging trends in libraries; participates in local, state or national organizations; presents at conferences and workshops or writes for publication.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Directly supervises up to four (4) employees.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library information studies or equivalent
  • Four to six years’ related experience or equivalent
  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates
  • Exemplify leadership by modeling professionalism, lifelong learning, and commitment to serving students both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Strive toward continuous improvement and efforts to consistently demonstrate all desired behaviors listed in the faculty competency matrix.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Proficient on contact management systems, Internet, spreadsheet, word processing software, learning management software, library resources and databases, screen-casting, webcasting, and web development
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
  • Translate concepts and information successfully in both online and in-person environments; manage difficult or emotional customer situations effectively; maintain confidentiality; demonstrate successful group presentation skills; inspire and motivate others; display passion and optimism.

To Apply: Online at https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15152941&t=1 .

Pedagogy and Assessment Librarian
Listing: #59
Posted: March 17, 2016
Organization: Auraria Library, University of Colorado, Denver
Location: Denver, CO

Description: The Pedagogy and Assessment Librarian is an enthusiastic and a supportive team leader. This position is charged with engaging the Education and Outreach Services Department in forward-thinking pedagogical approaches, techniques and best practices for student learning assessment. This individual will teach sessions in a broad range of disciplines to undergraduate and graduate students. The Pedagogy and Assessment Librarian will provide programmatic direction in the areas of pedagogy, curriculum, and assessment that is supportive of the Library and campus faculty and their departments. This individual will liaise with the faculty development centers and participate in their initiatives to solidify the library’s role as exemplary campus educators. As a tenure track library faculty member, the incumbent will be expected to conduct scholarly activities, including presenting and publishing and participate on library and campus-wide committees. The librarian will be engaged in fulfilling the research and educational missions of the Auraria Library. This position is in the Education, Research, and Access Services division of the Library and reports to the Education and Outreach Services, Department Head.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program.
  • Two years of experience teaching information literacy.
  • Experience implementing and reporting on student learning assessment initiatives.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Additional advanced degree.
  • Significant experience with curriculum mapping or other program-level assessment initiatives.
  • Experience designing professional development opportunities about pedagogy or student learning assessment.
  • Experience teaching credit courses, information literacy related or other relevant discipline.

Salary: $55,000-$67,000 commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job number 04279.

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. For full consideration apply by April 8, 2016.

Information Literacy Librarian
Listing: #58
Posted: March 17, 2016
Organization: Spartanburg Community College Library, Spartanburg Community College
Location: Spartanburg, SC

Responsibilities: The Information Literacy Librarian works collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop and provide information literacy training and instruction for faculty, staff, and students. Promotes information literacy skills' inclusion in the curriculum, and develops information literacy materials/resources to assist faculty. In addition, provides library instruction, reference services, and collection development as it relates to information literacy.

Qualifications, Required: Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited university is required.

Qualifications, Preferred: Two (2) years' experience teaching information literacy/library instruction classes and providing reference services in an academic library; knowledge of information literacy standards and best practices in instruction; experience conducting information literacy training for faculty and partnering with faculty to integrate Information Literacy (IL) in academic programs; experience with outcomes-based assessment; maintaining a website, and using instructional technology such as Credo Courseware, Captivate, Camtasia, etc.

Salary: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 annually

To Apply: Online at https://www.sccsc.edu/jobs/ .

Application Deadline: Continuous.

Digital Pedagogy Librarian
Listing: #57
Posted: March 14, 2016
Organization: University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX

Description: The University of Texas Libraries seeks an innovative, user-focused Digital Pedagogy Librarian dedicated to leveraging technology to enhance pedagogy and deepen student learning. The Digital Pedagogy Librarian will take a leadership role in incorporating technologies and online learning objects into information literacy and digital literacy instruction. The successful candidate will work with Undergraduate Studies (UGS) faculty to integrate information and digital literacy into their courses, and support library staff to incorporate technology into their teaching. The Digital Pedagogy Librarian will partner with technology staff to explore and recommend new technologies, and represent the Libraries in campus conversations and initiatives regarding teaching with technology. In addition, the Digital Pedagogy Librarian will supervise the PCL Media Lab manager (charged with day-to-day operations of the Media Lab) and work to incorporate the PCL Media Lab into courses.

Teaching & Learning Services, a highly collaborative and user-focused team, is located in and oversees the PCL Learning Commons, which includes 5 technology-rich active learning classrooms used for information literacy instruction and a 44 seat Mac Media Lab.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides information literacy instruction through in-person or online sessions, research guides, tutorials, assignments/exercises, and consultations and collaborations with faculty and teaching assistants.
  • Investigates, manages and instructs in the effective use of technologies for instruction
  • Manages and collaborates on development of online learning objects for the UT Libraries, including the Libraries’ presence in the campus course management system
  • Supervises PCL Media Lab manager
  • Provides expert research assistance to UT Libraries users
  • Works closely with Teaching & Learning Services on departmental projects.
  • Serves on Libraries and University committees and working groups, and participates in local, state and/or national professional organizations.

Qualifications, Required: MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Two years of experience collaborating with faculty on information literacy initiatives for undergraduates, including teaching library instruction sessions, and creating library instruction materials such as tutorials, research guides and assignments. Experience creating effective online learning objects. Experience using technologies (ex: polling, Google apps, etc.) to enhance student learning within the classroom. Experience incorporating technologies (ex: digital media software, exhibit building tools, etc.) into assignment design. Demonstrated interest in leveraging technology for enhanced learning. Demonstrated interest in the first-year experience. Knowledge of best practices in information literacy instruction and instructional design. Demonstration of a strong service orientation. Excellent written, verbal, teaching and presentation skills.

Qualifications, Preferred: Supervisory experience. Experience managing a media lab. Experience collaborating with faculty to incorporate technology into their pedagogy. Experience teaching first year students, graduate students and faculty. Experience with Canvas. Experience teaching in technology-rich classrooms. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national and international programs and initiatives. Evidence of excellent problem solving skills. Evidence of initiative, creative energy and resourcefulness. Proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological and teamoriented environment. Proven ability to be flexible in work assignments and environments.

Salary and Benefits: $4,333+ monthly depending on qualifications.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Application Deadline: First review of applicants is Friday, March 25, 2016.

Learning & Assessment Librarian
Listing: #56
Posted: March 14, 2016
Organization: University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX

Description: The University of Texas Libraries seeks an innovative, user-focused Learning & Assessment Librarian dedicated to student learning and evidence-based decision making for the improvement of teaching programs. The Learning & Assessment Librarian will lead projects to assess student learning in programs supported by Teaching & Learning Services, including Undergraduate Studies (UGS) and RHE 306, and to assess learning objects. The successful candidate will also support liaison librarians to incorporate student learning assessment into their information literacy initiatives. As a core member of the instruction team, the Learning & Assessment Librarian will work with UGS faculty to integrate information literacy into their courses by teaching, consulting on assignment design and creating exercises, guides and tutorials, as well as teach in other Teaching & Learning Services programs. Teaching & Learning Services, a highly collaborative and user-focused team, is located in and oversees the PCL Learning Commons, which includes 5 technology-rich active learning classrooms used for information literacy instruction.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides information literacy instruction through in-person or online sessions, research guides, tutorials, assignments/exercises and consultations and collaborations with faculty and teaching assistants.
  • PTakes a leadership role in assessing student learning with the goal of program improvement.
  • PSupports liaison librarians to incorporate assessment of student learning outcomes into their instruction.
  • PProvides expert research assistance to UT Libraries users.
  • PWorks closely with Teaching & Learning Services on departmental projects.
  • PServes on Libraries and University committees and working groups, and participates in local, state and/or national professional organizations.

Qualifications, Required: MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Two years of experience collaborating with faculty on information literacy initiatives for undergraduates, including teaching library instruction sessions, and creating library instruction materials such as tutorials, research guides and assignments. Experience designing tools to assess student learning. Experience conducting analysis and creating customized reports using data analysis or statistical software applications such as Excel, SPSS, Nvivo, Atlas or R. Experience creating and using rubrics to assess student work. Demonstrated interest in the first-year experience. Knowledge of current issues in information literacy instruction. Demonstration of a strong service orientation. Excellent written, verbal, teaching and presentation skills.

Qualifications, Preferred: Experience managing an assessment program. Knowledge of usability methodology, focus group methodology and/or survey methods. Experience consulting with colleagues or faculty on assessment of student learning. Experience teaching first-year students, graduate students and faculty. Experience teaching in a technology-rich classroom. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national, and international programs and initiatives. Evidence of excellent problem solving skills. Evidence of initiative, creative energy and resourcefulness. Proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological and team-oriented environment. Proven ability to be flexible in work assignments and environments.

Salary and Benefits: $4,333+ monthly depending on qualifications.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Application Deadline: First review of applicants is Friday, March 25, 2016.

Information and Educational Technology Services Director
Listing: #55
Posted: March 11, 2016
Organization: University Library, University of the Pacific
Location: Stockton, CA

Description: Under the direction of the University Librarian, the University Library Information and Educational Technology Services Director will be responsible for the collaborative creation, evaluation, evolution, and supervision of learning environments and educational technology across the three campuses. This position will coordinate projects with architects, building operations, facilities, Pacific Technology, Compliance (ADA), Risk Management, and vendors during a three to five year comprehensive facility renovation of the Stockton library to co-locate academic support services and co-design robust digital learning environments. As the library technology strategist, the Director will also work with Pacific Technology and Distributed Learning leaders to recommend campus resources and integrated strategies required to meet the goals of Pacific2020 and the Academic Plan. This position will also collaborate with deans, associate deans, Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL), Pacific Technology, McGeorge Library, faculty, academic administration, facilities, and university internal and external communities on priority teaching and learning initiatives, including establishment of an institutional repository. The Director will also be responsible for developing technology-enabled library initiatives in consultation with University Librarian and development officer.

Responsibilites:

  • Leads Information and Educational Technology Services (IETS) with a forward-looking vision that fosters and supports innovation, develops creative solutions, prioritizes technology projects, and uses industry best practices that develop, support, and extend information and educational technology enabled experiences for three city constituencies.
  • Conceptualizes and creates physical and virtual learning environments across three campuses, including advancing synergies among academic library resources, academic support hub, active learning classrooms, university institutional repository, and library digital learning commons.
  • Leads the technology planning and budget development for the Stockton library facility renovation, working closely with architects, Pacific Technology, compliance (ADA), risk management, and facilities.
  • Provides strategic leadership and cost-benefit analysis on emerging technologies and platforms that anticipate technology-enabled student learning and research needs.
  • Consults with managers of Integrated Library System (III Sierra) with aim of heightened user experience among constituencies at three campuses.
  • Supervises and develop learning spaces technology and digital media production staff and services.
  • Manages library technology budget for virtual learning environments and physical learning spaces, including developing and managing project budgets for service innovations.
  • Oversees library technology infrastructure development and systems maintenance to ensure effective, secure, and efficient operations that observe industry best practices.
  • Develops fundraising case for technology-enabled library initiatives in consultation with University Librarian and development officer.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Enterprise Systems, Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science, Educational Technology, or related field.
  • Five years + experience of progressive supervisory responsibility and program development in higher education technology services. Academic library experience preferred.
  • Strategic thinker with an open and collaborative style of leadership that fosters teamwork and sustains a learning environment for staff
  • Proven ability to identify and convey requirements, enable institutional effectiveness, improve processes and design and operate solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of personnel management and supervision
  • Service oriented and learning focused
  • Able to navigate ambiguity and complexity
  • Able to communicate effectively with individuals at various levels with both excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with negotiating contracts
  • Proven ability to manage strategic vendor partnerships
  • Positive attitude, with proven ability to work successfully in a collaborative and collegial environment
  • Experience with advancing and influencing constituencies
  • Change management experience
  • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Significant recent experience guiding technology strategies in a major facility renovation
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a complex higher education institution
  • Some experience with donor relations, fund development, and grant writing
  • Experience managing technology operations within an academic library
  • Experience managing customer service positions in higher education
  • Experience with strategic planning and project management in higher education
  • Conversance with mobile devices, social networking, and other applications and familiarity with their use and potential for delivering library resources and services
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of technical staff supervision, and demonstrated ability to promote teamwork and professional development
  • Ability to manage time and multiple projects in a changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative attitude as evidenced by creative problem-solving skills, excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and foster teamwork
  • Experience with cloud-based computing solutions and services, content management systems, LDAP and/or remote patron authentication

To Apply: Online at https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/6779.

Medical Librarian
Listing: #54
Posted: March 11, 2016
Organization: Porter Adventist Hospital
Location: Denver, CO

Description: This position is 32 hrs/week (days only, no weekends). Essential duties and responsibilities include using print and electronic resources to assist library users in obtaining evidence-based information, cataloging and processing new materials, performing literature searches for library patrons, maintaining interlibrary loan systems, and other functions as needed. Some travel to Colorado Springs required for the first 3 months, then all work will be located in Denver.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association
  • One to three years of experience in a health sciences library
  • Experience synthesizing and interpreting evidence based research
  • Online searching experience with a variety of medically focused search engines as well as the Internet.
  • Evidence of teaching skills.
  • Web page development experience.
  • Problem solving, analytical skills, creativity, and ability to work independently required.
  • Effective oral and written communication, presentation, interpersonal, and negotiation skills required.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Distance Education Librarian
Listing: #53
Posted: March 4, 2016
Organization: Ashford University , Bridgepoint Education
Location: San Diego, CA

Description: Do you have experience as a library liaison, collaborating with faculty and other academic staff to embed information literacy instruction into the curriculum? If so, we want to hear from you! The Ashford University Library is looking for a librarian with creativity, vision, energy, and initiative to be the liaison to the Division of General Education. This person will work closely with faculty, instructional designers, and other curriculum staff to implement information literacy instruction into general education courses. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in instruction, collaboration with faculty, liaison work, and/or involvement in course development projects. Responsibilities also include providing reference services and teaching instructional webinars for a diverse population of non-traditional students.

The Distance Education Librarian position is a full-time employment opportunity. This position is located in San Diego, California. The Distance Education Librarian may participate in reference, outreach, library instruction, assessment activities, and/or other responsibilities required to support a multi-institutional organization. This innovative, leading edge, and forward thinking Distance Education Librarian position is grounded in the best qualities of traditional libraries and libraries designed to serve today’s learners in an online environment. This individual must embrace high quality library services, student-centered solutions, and a commitment to responding to the needs of all learners. This professional must also be a continuous learner who is comfortable learning new technologies and in developing effective approaches to supporting nontraditional learners.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing reference and research assistance and library instruction to online students via email, phone and chat
  • Collaborating with Executive Deans, faculty, course developers, curriculum staff, and other university departments at Ashford University to integrate information literacy and library instruction into the curriculum
  • Developing and delivering webinars for students on research and information literacy topics
  • Serving as a library liaison to one of the four Ashford colleges
  • Developing electronic training materials and research guides that focus on information literacy and library usage
  • Engaging with faculty and staff to identify resource needs and promote the library’s resources and services
  • Providing tier-1 technical support related to library resources
  • Developing and implementing library marketing and outreach initiatives that target students, faculty and staff
  • Designing strategies to assess the impact of library services on student learning
  • Assisting with other ongoing library assessment activities, such as surveys and focus groups
  • Collaborating on collection development initiatives, including analysis of usage statistics for current holdings, analysis of alignment of collection with programs and curriculum, and evaluations of potential new acquisitions
  • Additional tasks as assigned

Qualifications, Rquired:

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Reference experience in a university, college or public library environment
  • Demonstrable experience with using online library databases
  • Experience with providing library instruction or creating instructional materials for students or patrons in a university, college or public library environment
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in information literacy
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Proven dedication to student learning and success
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a team environment
  • Proficiency with modern information technology

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience doing email, phone or chat reference in a university, college or public library environment
  • Experience providing information literacy instruction
  • Experience working with faculty on instructional initiatives
  • Experience with non-traditional, first-generation college students
  • Experience servicing a diverse student body

To Apply: Online at https://www.bridgepointeducation.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=10995&CurrentPage=1 .

Acquisitions and Collection Services Department Head
Listing: #52
Posted: March 4, 2016
Organization: University of Central Florida (UCF) Libraries, University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando, FL

Description: The University of Central Florida (UCF) Libraries, Orlando, seeks an experienced and innovative Head of Acquisitions and Collection Services to provide vision and leadership for the department. This position reports to the Associate Director for Collections and Technical Services. Active participation in the intellectual life and administrative activities of the Libraries and University and maintaining a record of professional contribution is expected.

The department includes three librarians and ten paraprofessionals plus student assistants who license and manage online resources, administer a large print and digital approval plan, and oversee several patron-driven acquisitions plans. The acquisitions budget is approximately six million dollars. There are small binding and gift operations. The library uses the Ex Libris Aleph system with the EBSCO Discovery System (EDS) discovery layer and plans to migrate to a next generation system in the near future. Department librarians and staff manage EDS and are responsible for the ongoing accessibility of online resources. Librarians and staff work collaboratively with other departments on library-wide projects as well as day-to-day activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of collection development activities and acquisitions services in a user-focused academic library;
  • Coordination of collection development policies;
  • Evaluation of the libraries’ collections and coordination of the collection development activities of twenty librarians who serve as liaisons to academic departments;
  • Allocates the collections budget and is responsible for its effective administration, including the acquisition of library resources in all formats;
  • Provides leadership for a knowledgeable staff in a changing environment;
  • Develops and implements departmental policies;
  • Fosters a spirit of collaboration in a positive, productive environment.

Qualifications, Rquired:

  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited institution;
  • Experience in collection development or acquisitions work;
  • Experience with an integrated library system;
  • Supervisory experience.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Knowledge of standard selection and collection evaluation methods and tools;
  • Experience with approval plans and monographic and serials acquisitions;
  • Knowledge of licensing for online resources;
  • An understanding of collection development trends and issues for research libraries, including emerging practices and standards for resource acquisition;
  • Knowledge of current trends in library technology;
  • Experience with budget projections, allocations, and reports;
  • The ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with teaching faculty;
  • The ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with publishers and vendors;
  • Experience with consortial purchasing and working with statewide and regional collection development colleagues;
  • A commitment to diversity in the workplace;
  • Record of professional contributions.

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full time, twelve month, non-tenure track faculty position with insurance and retirement benefits, 22 paid annual days, 13 sick days, 9 holidays, and no state income tax.

To Apply: For position number 38564 submit a letter of application addressing the stated qualifications, a full curriculum vitae, and contact information for three current professional references at http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/44700.

Application Deadline: March 17, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately for an anticipated start date in summer 2016.

Public Services Librarian
Listing: #51
Posted: March 4, 2016
Organization: Hewes Library, Monmouth College
Location: Monmouth, IL

Description: Hewes Library is seeking an energetic and creative person to coordinate our library’s instruction program, e-resources and reference services. The Public Services Librarian reports directly to the Director of Hewes Library which includes a staff of 7.1 FTE staff (3.5 FTE professional librarians). This is a full-time administrative staff position with some evening and weekend reference hours.

Responsibilities:

  • INFORMATION LITERACY AND INSTRUCTION: act as Coordinator of the Hewes Library Information Literacy program, perform outreach to faculty members, develop lesson plans and program structure, schedule all instructional sessions, collaborate and train with other teaching librarians, assess programs and sessions on a continual basis.
  • ELECTRONIC RESOURCES: Evaluate databases performance and usefulness, based on observation and statistical reports, assisting the director in choosing databases for annual subscription purposes, handle trial subscriptions of databases, gather usage statistics from various administrative modules, coordinate electronic product renewals and contracts, act as liaison to library consortia for electronic products. Act as Discovery System Administrator.
  • WEBSITE MANAGEMENT: responsible for maintaining, updating, and general overall upkeep of the website which operates on Springshare’s LibGuides system, act as System Administrator for the software, train library staff members on software as needed, gather usage statistics and prepare reports for the director upon request, continually evaluate and update as needed; maintain and update other library web services as needed.
  • REFERENCE SERVICES: serve at the Reference Desk approximately 18 hours/week, reference scheduling for all librarians, serves as an alternate when scheduling conflicts arise, distribute popular class assignment information to all Reference staff, manage the reference activity statistics, and prepares them for use by the director upon request.
  • COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT: manage assigned budgets within given limits for print and media additions to the collections, select titles for purchase, submit orders to Acquisitions Manager, routinely weed print collections, oversee the library’s popular reading collections.
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS: develop content for the library’s blog, maintain the library’s social media presence, publicize library’s collections to campus, coordinate library display cases and exhibits and special events.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must be committed to the liberal arts and work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students to ensure excellent friendly service to library users. Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS required, plus the ability to communicate and work effectively with all members of the college community; minimum 1-3 years of professional experience in an academic library and experience with an integrated library system and website management preferred.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary and liberal benefit package including health and retirement plans and tuition benefits for eligible dependents.

To Apply: Send letter of application, resume and three reference letters to:

Academic Affairs Office
Monmouth College
700 E. Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61642

E-mail address: academicaffairs@monmouthcollege.edu.

Application Deadline: Full consideration given to applications received by April 1. Review of applications begins April 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Position will be available beginning July 1, 2016.

Head of Acquisitions
Listing: #50
Posted: March 4, 2016
Organization: University of Chicago Library, University of Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL

Description: The University of Chicago Library seeks a Head of Acquisitions to provide leadership for a dedicated and exceptional team of acquisitions specialists. We seek a creative and innovative librarian who is energized by a unique opportunity to design and develop responsive, user-centered acquisitions services at a premier research library.

Responsibilities: The Head of Acquisitions oversees the Monographic Orders unit and the Receiving & Rapid Cataloging ("RapidCat") unit, which together, are responsible for the timely and accurate ordering and receipt of monographs and serials. The Head is a member of the Technical Services management team, and actively participates in strategic planning for resource allocation, policy development, assessment programs, procedural changes, staff development, and organizational change. The Head will provide a deep and broad understanding of emerging trends and best practices in collection procurement, continual analysis of the complex supply chains for research libraries, changes in the availability of vended products and services (e.g., cataloging; shelf ready), and will be one of several leaders enabling the Library's active engagement with vendors, publishers, and scholarly communication communities.

Qualifications, Required:

  • graduate library degree from an ALA-accredited institution;
  • experience managing related operations in an academic library, or associated vendors/suppliers;
  • minimum of three years supervisory experience;
  • working knowledge of business practices related to library acquisitions, including experience with vendors and publishers;
  • experience designing and deploying training programs for staff;
  • demonstrated ability to perform complex problem solving and decision making;
  • experience designing, gathering, and reporting production statistics, as well as analyzing that data to inform decisions about process improvement;
  • demonstrated ability to design, achieve, and maintain production levels that meet user needs and Library expectations;
  • flexibility and creativity in adapting work to realize efficiencies and to account for the rapidly-changing library and higher education environments;
  • enthusiasm for and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with multiple customer groups;
  • working knowledge of at least one non-English language;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to construct clear documentation;
  • experience working with MARC records.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • formal project management training;
  • experience applying formal assessment methods;
  • working knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices;
  • experience working with electronic resources, particularly patron/demand-driven acquisitions;
  • experience working with government documents;
  • experience working with serials;
  • systems implementation and migration experience;
  • experience working with open source software;
  • professionally active at the regional and/or national levels;
  • experience working with library metadata content standards, Resource Description & Access(RDA) and the Anglo American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2);
  • familiarity with emerging library linked data standards and applications (e.g., RDF, BIBFRAME).

Salary and Benefits: Appointment salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, insurance, and paid time off. There is a tuition benefit plan for college age and younger children.

To Apply: Apply for this position at http://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54490.

To see a complete position description, visit http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/jobs/headofacqfulldescfinal.pdf.

Application Deadline: Applications received by March 31 will be assured consideration. The posting will remain open until filled.

Head of Reference and Information Literacy
Listing: #49
Posted: February 16, 2016
Organization: LMU Libraries, Lincoln Memorial University
Location: Harrogate, TN

Description: The Head of Reference and Information Literacy will provide leadership for reference and information literacy services; continue to build upon the framework laid during LMU’s Information Literacy Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) 2009-2014; manage and assess the Sequential Enhancement of Writing Skills program; collaborate with the faculty, the Information Literacy Librarian, and other librarians to continue the incorporation of information literacy throughout the curriculum; develop, market, implement, and assess new information literacy initiatives.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s in library science or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution
  • a minimum of four years’ experience with information literacy instruction
  • reference experience
  • some supervisory experience
  • knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Additional advanced degree relevant to LMU’s academic disciplines especially Education
  • knowledge and experience with learning theories and strategies
  • experience with design software such as Camtasia

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Applicants should submit an LMU application for employment, a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, resume with contact information for three references and official transcripts (for each institution attended) to Lincoln Memorial University, 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752, Attention: Pamela Lester. Electronic submissions are encouraged to pamela.lester@lmunet.edu. LMU's hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Clinical Medical Librarian
Listing: #48
Posted: February 11, 2016
Organization: Mulford Health Science Library, University of Toledo
Location: Toledo, OH

Description: This position serves as the Mulford Health Science Library’s liaison to the College of Medicine and Life Sciences (COMLS). Liaison responsibilities include collaborating with COMLS faculty to improve information literacy, evidence-based medicine, and life-long learning skills development in the competency-based MD curriculum, including providing course-integrated instruction in courses as well as directing and teaching in the Library's for-credit elective. In addition, this position participates in reference and information services at Mulford Library.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide course-integrated and online education to MD program (preclinical and clinical years), including directing and teaching in the Mulford Library's forcredit elective
  • Participate broadly in reference and information services, including but not limited to scheduled reference call; development of tutorials, research aids, and social media content; and mediated literature searches to support clinicians in research, scholarship and clinical decision making
  • Collaborate with COMLS faculty in the development of systematic reviews
  • Develop and maintain LibGuides and other online self-directed learning materials for departments and programs in the COMLS
  • Develop the Library’s print collection in designated COMLS disciplines and evaluate online resources for the electronic resource collection
  • Providing education for graduate medical education programs (resident physician programs)
  • Serve on University Libraries committees, task forces, and work groups
  • Engage in and support assessment initiatives in support of library organizational effectiveness and student learning outcomes
  • Represent the library on the MD Program Clinical Curriculum Committee, the GME Committee, and the Chief Residents meeting

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Science (or equivalent degree)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in medical or health science librarianship
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience searching PubMed and other health science databases
  • Previous experience providing one-on-one and course-integrated instruction
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently as well as part of a team
  • Experience searching medical and health science databases such as PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Web of Science
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or health sciences
  • Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Experience in liaison work with health professionals and/or health organizations
  • Experience searching EMBASE
  • Experience with LibGuides, EndNote, and Camtasia
  • Potential to meet professional association service and scholarly output requirements required for tenure
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Commitment to quality reference and educational services for diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to communicate professionally with people whose first language is not English
  • Knowledge of medical terminology or an interest and willingness to learn medical terminology

To Apply: Go to https://jobs.utoledo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp to upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three professional references.

Full job posting located at http://www.utoledo.edu/library/info/jobs/index.html.

Application Deadline: Application review begins February 15, 2016; position is open until filled.

Outcomes and Assessment Librarian
Listing: #47
Posted: February 11, 2016
Organization: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Location: Kansas City, MO

Description: Comprehensive research university library at America’s creative crossroads in an affordable and vibrant city, seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong commitment to public services for the position of Outcomes and Assessment Librarian in the UMKC University Libraries. The Outcomes and Assessment Librarian implements major components of the UMKC University Libraries strategic plan to put students at the center and to advance research. This position has primary responsibility for:

  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of Outcomes Based Planning and Evaluation (OBPE) process to set priorities and inform decision-making;
  • Coordinate assessment efforts across the Libraries;
  • Conduct end-user research;
  • Pursue personal professional development and contribute to the profession.

The position reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Planning. UMKC exemplifies the values of education first, innovation, accountability, diversity, and collaboration. UMKC holds a firm commitment to engage and lead the larger community in a variety of ways appropriate to its status as a forward-thinking cultural, intellectual and educational center. The UMKC University Libraries are in the midst of several facility upgrades that will enhance student learning with collaborative learning spaces and innovative technologies.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS, MSLS, MLIS, etc.) from an ALA-accredited institution;
  • A minimum of three (3) years of academic library experience;
  • An articulated user-centered philosophy;
  • Library assessment and/or usability experience;
  • Leadership, project management, or team leadership experience;
  • Demonstrated strong analytic skills as evidenced through scholarly work or past projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively and productively with diverse constituencies in a dynamic environment;
  • Evidenced ability to work in a collegial fashion with undergraduate, professional and graduate students, faculty, researchers, alumni and community members;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based, service-oriented environment;
  • Evidence of professional initiative, mature judgment;
  • Excellent oral, written, planning, and interpersonal skills;
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track appointment;

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience conducting and publishing research using the following methodologies: Ethnographic observation, Usability testing, Interviews, Observation, Design activities, and/or Literature reviews;
  • Experience working in an urban academic environment

To Apply: Application materials must be submitted online at www.umkc.edu/jobs. Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of 3 references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

You may address your cover letter to: David Lindahl, Chair of Search Committee. For inquiries, please contact 816-235-1531 or umkcula@umkc.edu.

Application Deadline: Applications received by February 21, 2016 will receive priority consideration.

Systems and Web Services Librarian
Listing: #46
Posted: February 8, 2016
Organization: Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Concordia College
Location: Moorhead, MN

Description: Concordia College is seeking a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented Systems and Web Services Librarian who will have primary responsibility for the library’s technology infrastructure (library management system, digital collections, discovery solutions, and related tools) and integration with campus systems (Moodle, campus content management system, financial and student systems). This 10-month faculty position will begin August 2016.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have a critical role in ensuring that library systems support and enhance student learning. The primary responsibility of the position will be oversight of the technical aspects of library systems across functional areas including acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, serials, digital collections, and metadata. This responsibility will include management of the library website and collaboration with other library staff on usability and the development of virtual resources and services.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with campus IT and Communications Departments to ensure efficiency and interoperability among library and campus systems.

The successful candidate will take a leadership role in implementing and evaluating emerging technologies and services as they pertain to the library.

As a secondary level of responsibility, the successful candidate will participate, at some level, in the standard duties of all librarians (reference services, library instruction, liaison to academic departments, collection development, and outreach).

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience working with library systems
  • Knowledge of database structures, creation, application and maintenance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of emerging technologies
  • A demonstrated commitment to continuous learning
  • A strong commitment to user services
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to working in a collaborative environment

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Academic library experience
  • Experience in an online learning environment
  • Knowledge of instructional design
  • Knowledge of user analysis and usability testing
  • Knowledge of web design and scripting languages
  • Project management skills
  • Reference and instruction experience
  • STEM background

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Concordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status.

Application Deadline: Screening begins February 26, 2016.

Program Director for Collection Strategies and Subject Services
Listing: #45
Posted: February 8, 2016
Organization: Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame
Location: Notre Dame, IN

Description: The Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame seeks a creative, forward-thinking, user-oriented and collaborative professional for the position of Program Director for Collection Strategies and Subject Services.

Responsibilities: The director leads, shapes, and transforms the mission of the program, which currently includes 19 subject librarians organized into three units representing academic programs in STEM, Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Area Studies. Additionally, there are currently 13 affiliated, part-time subject specialists, whose primary positions are in other library programs. The director will have an opportunity to optimize both the program structure and the roles of individual contributors in order to position the libraries to meet the changing demands of scholarship and research.

The director will strengthen our partnerships with departments, programs, institutes and centers at Notre Dame by working with the subject librarians to develop, implement, and assess services that both enhance teaching and learning in the colleges and support the full cycle of research and scholarly exchange.

The director also has responsibility for managing the Libraries’ collection strategies, working collaboratively to implement innovative approaches to effectively steward both print and electronic acquisitions in support of teaching and research. Additionally, the director assists in developing assessment standards and conducting data analysis to inform collections strategy decisions. He or she will insure effective communications with academic departments and programs regarding the library’s collection strategies.

The director has a critical responsibility for collaboration and building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The director works closely with the six other library programs: the Teaching, Research and User Services Program; the Specialized Collection Services Program; the Digital Initiatives and Scholarship Program; the Resources, Acquisitions, and Discovery Services Program; the Information Technology Program; and the Administrative and Central Resources Program. Along with the other program directors, the Program Director for Collection Strategies and Subject Services is a member of the library’s senior leadership team, the Library Cabinet. The position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Academic Services and Collections.

As a member of the library faculty this position also contributes to the Hesburgh Libraries, the University of Notre Dame, and the profession through activities such as committee work, publishing, and service in professional organizations.

Qualifications, Required: An MLS or other terminal academic degree and evidence of scholarship in an academic discipline. A minimum of three years professional experience in building and managing an academic library collection, including fund management. An understanding of 21st century collections issues for research libraries, including: emerging practices, standards, and trends relating to resource acquisition. Ability to work across organizational boundaries, lead effective teams, manage change, negotiate differences, and mentor colleagues. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

About the Library: The Hesburgh Libraries hold about 3.5 million volumes and provide access to more than 23,000 serials. The Libraries have 124 staff and 50 librarians. The Libraries are a member of the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI), ARL, NERL and other consortia. The University of Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer strongly committed to diversity. We value qualified candidates who can bring a variety of backgrounds to our community.

Salary and Benefits: Appointment salary and rank are competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Librarians are non-tenure track members of the Library Faculty. The University offers an excellent benefits and annual vacation package.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

About the University: The University of Notre Dame is a highly selective national Catholic teaching and research university in northern Indiana about ninety miles from Chicago. Approximately 8,200 undergraduates and 3,100 graduate students pursue a broad range of studies.

Health Sciences Librarian
Listing: #44
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: IUPUI University Library, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Description: The Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library seeks a creative, energetic, and service- oriented professional to serve as Health Sciences Librarian, in a tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant Librarian.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Educational Services, this librarian will serve as liaison to the Indiana University School of Public Health and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences on the IUPUI campus. Specific responsibilities will include collection development, provision of instructional services, and research assistance for faculty and students in the liaison areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop appropriate collections for the School of Public Health and the School of Health and Rehabilitative Science
  • Provide instructional services to the School Public Health and the School of Health and Rehabilitative Science
  • Provide research assistance to faculty and students in the School of Public Health and the School of Health and Rehabilitative Science
  • Serve as advocate to faculty for digital transformation of scholarly communication
  • Participate in the library’s research consultation and chat reference services

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA accredited Master’s degree
  • Previous experience in academic setting
  • Ability to build and manage client relationships
  • Experience with collection development
  • Experience with classroom instruction

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Relevant baccalaureate or advanced degree
  • Knowledge of current trends in nursing evidence-based practice
  • Knowledge of current trends in health sciences librarianship
  • Ability to work and excel in both individual and team environments
  • Ability to work well across organizational lines of responsibility

Salary and Benefits: Minimum beginning salary is $48,500. Benefits include 22 days’ vacation, 9 paid holidays, health/dental insurance options, and retirement contributions of 10% to either TIAA-CREF or Fidelity plans. A start-up package includes $10,000 for moving and additional professional development expenses.

To Apply: Please forward a resume, contact information for four references (include name, title, telephone number, and e-mail address) and a letter of application discussing your ability to contribute to student success at IUPUI and the strengths you will bring to the position. Submit application materials electronically to Teresa McCurry at the following email address:

ulibhr@iupui.edu.

Application Deadline: Deadline for applications is March 1, 2016.

Medical Librarian
Listing: #43
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: Providence Health & Services library, Providence Health & Services
Location: Spokane, WA

Description: We are seeking a Medical Librarian to work collaboratively with health professionals to perform a variety of professional librarian activities in areas such as reference, research assistance, outreach, instruction, collection development, website development and evidenced-based decision making.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development, assessment and delivery of library programs, services and initiatives.
  • Contribute to library education, technology development, space planning, and special initiatives.
  • Perform opening and closing duties; provide in person library operations on a day to day basis.
  • Participate in the maintenance and development of assigned library collections and eResources, which will include, but is not limited to, condition evaluation and managing resource groups.
  • Serve as a representative of the library to other departments and groups; establish and maintain positive relationships.
  • Instruct and assist customers in the use of the library’s equipment, catalogs, databases, public website, internet, and/or database applications; troubleshoot equipment issues.
  • Provide professional information services such as reference interviews, custom literature searches and subject alerts.
  • Promote library services and resources to meet training, curriculum, and research needs of the medical staff, nurses, students, and affiliates.
  • Provide innovative evidence-based practice and information literacy instruction.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Masters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution, Masters in Information Science or related information or business management degree.
  • Academic background in biology or the natural sciences, or demonstrated equivalent gained through at least 3 years’ experience in a health sciences library.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and developing library trends and technology.
  • Ability to work productively with colleagues in a team-focused environment as well as independently as a site lead.
  • Ability to use computerized databases, knowledge of technologies currently used in health science libraries

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience with evidence-based medicine.
  • Web development skills
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Previous work supporting research projects
  • AHIP Certification or other MLA specialization

To Apply: See job posting and apply online at http://bit.ly/1Qy5fAH.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Director for Technical Services
Listing: #42
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: Mary Alice & Tom O’Malley Library, Manhattan College
Location: Riverdale, NY

Description: Manhattan College, a university of 4,000 students in Riverdale (The Bronx), New York, seeks an Assistant Director for Technical Services in the Mary Alice & Tom O’Malley Library. This is a full-time, calendar-year administrative position reporting to the Executive Director of the Library.

The Assistant Director is responsible for all aspects of library acquisitions, cataloging/description, serials processing, and online resource management.

Responsibilities:

  • supervises and evaluates the work of one Electronic Resources Librarian and seven paraprofessional staff
  • provides for staff training and professional development
  • documents, evaluates, and revises procedures, workflow, and staffing, as necessary
  • helps ensure that the goals, priorities, and activities of the Library are fully aligned with those of the College
  • establishes technical services policies; contributes to policy development in other areas
  • with the Electronic Resources Librarian, manages the integrated library system, the serials database, and the library web site functions related to resource description, presentation, and access
  • helps resolve technical issues related to resource presentation and access
  • with the Electronic Resources Librarian, investigates and recommends appropriate systems and technologies
  • with the Executive Director, plans and administers an annual collections budget of $740,000
  • maintains effective relationships with vendors, donors, and other external agencies/individuals
  • undertakes original cataloging; manages other cataloging processes (e.g., batch-loading and editing), as necessary
  • provides support and assistance for other library activities including strategic planning and assessment, budget analysis, collection analysis, and interlibrary loan
  • participates in the Library’s reference and instruction activities
  • facilitates librarians’ training, professional development, and contributions to the profession (e.g., scholarship and service).

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLIS or foreign equivalent
  • significant leadership experience, including direct supervision of professionals and/or paraprofessional staff
  • successful project management experience
  • several years’ academic library experience
  • -strong analytical skills; excellent knowledge of spreadsheet software
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • substantial knowledge of one or more integrated library systems
  • ability to create original bibliographic and authority records in MARC format
  • experience with the assignment of LC subject headings and call numbers
  • ability to manage batch-loading and quality control of vendor-supplied MARC records
  • awareness of major trends and issues in library acquisitions, cataloging, and serials management.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • significant experience with all phases of monograph and serial acquisitions in both print and online formats (strongly preferred)
  • experience managing both professionals and paraprofessional staff
  • experience developing and managing budgets
  • experience with Gobi, Koha, Serials Solutions, MarcEdit, Drupal, or comparable library systems and technologies
  • experience working with major monograph vendors; experience with large-scale approval plans
  • experience with ILS updates and migration
  • successful experience working with faculty and others outside the library environment
  • awareness of current trends in cataloging; experience with RDA
  • research experience (e.g., thesis or professional/scholarly publication)
  • demonstrated commitment to professional development and scholarly activity.

To Apply: To apply for this position, email your resume/c.v. and a cover letter that addresses the position requirements to humanresources@manhattan.edu.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Director for Reference and Instruction
Listing: #41
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: Mary Alice & Tom O’Malley Library, Manhattan College
Location: Riverdale, NY

Description: Manhattan College, seeks an Assistant Director for Reference and Instruction in the Mary Alice & Tom O’Malley Library. This is a full-time, calendar-year administrative position reporting to the Executive Director of the Library.

The Assistant Director is responsible for the management and assessment of the Library’s reference and instruction programs, and (with support from other campus agencies) for the development of instructional materials such as LibGuides, videos, and interactive learning tools.

Responsibilities:

  • manages the work of three librarians; coordinates the reference/instruction activities of several others
  • manages the Library’s reference and instruction program through activities such as the scheduling of reference work, the coordination and assignment of course-related instruction, the evaluation of librarians’ instruction, and the identification of unmet faculty needs
  • provides reference and instructional services; serves as a role model for the development and delivery of effective learning activities
  • helps ensure that the goals, priorities, and activities of the Library are fully aligned with those of the College
  • establishes reference/instruction policies; contributes to policy development in other areas
  • documents, evaluates, and revises procedures and standards, as necessary
  • manages the evaluation and development of LibGuides, information literacy tests, information literacy tutorials, and related tools
  • with the Electronic Resources Librarian, investigates and recommends appropriate systems and technologies
  • with the Executive Director, evaluates the Library’s instructional programs and information services
  • maintains effective relationships with faculty, students, administrators, donors, and scholars at other institutions
  • provides support and assistance for other library activities including strategic planning and assessment, collection development, and interlibrary loan
  • facilitates librarians’ training, professional development, and contributions to the profession (e.g., scholarship and service).

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLIS or foreign equivalent
  • significant leadership experience in higher education, including leadership in the successful planning and implementation of innovative programs or policies
  • broad experience with reference and instruction, including work at more than one college or university
  • strong analytical skills; good knowledge of spreadsheet software
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • good understanding of research procedures in one or more academic disciplines; good knowledge of faculty roles and perspectives
  • awareness of major trends and issues in librarianship and education.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • experience managing professional staff
  • knowledge of software useful in the development of web sites, LibGuides, videos, or interactive learning tools
  • knowledge of strategic planning and assessment
  • experience with the evaluation and selection of books or other information resources
  • experience teaching regular courses in one or more academic disciplines
  • research experience (e.g., thesis or professional/scholarly publication)
  • demonstrated commitment to professional development and scholarly activity.

To Apply: To apply for this position, email your resume/c.v. and a cover letter that addresses the position requirements to humanresources@manhattan.edu.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Digital and Information Services Librarian
Listing: #40
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: Health Sciences Library, LSU Health Shreveport
Location: Shreveport, LA

Description: The Department of Medical Library Science is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative librarian and expert searcher to assist faculty, researchers, and students with their information needs through literature searching, participation in morning report, and teaching information appraisal skills. This is a full-time faculty position, tenure-track if appointed at assistant librarian/assistant professor level or higher. The person in this position designs courses and/or tutorials, teaches audiences of varying education levels, provides outreach, serves as a liaison to other departments, and provides assistance with writing. Broad professional responsibilities include writing grant proposals, participation in professional associations which support library and information science or health care, participation in pertinent continuing education opportunities, conducting research and publishing.

Qualifications, Required: Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited institution. Experience in searching health sciences information databases. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, problem solving ability, excellent computer skills, and ability to work effectively with colleagues, students, faculty, and staff.

Qualifications, Preferred: Experience in a library, preferably in a health sciences environment. Familiarity or experience with systematic reviews. Academy of Health Information Professionals credentialing. Ability to assist with a writing consultation service. Familiarity with genetic and/or molecular databases. Willingness to learn new technologies.

To Apply: To apply, send CV and three references to:

Dixie A Jones, MLS, AHIP
Library Director, Health Sciences Library
Chair and Librarian/Professor, Department of Medical Library Science
LSU Health Shreveport
1501 Kings Highway, P O Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Tel 318.675.5455
Fax 318.675.4935

Email djon17@lsuhsc.edu.

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.

Science Librarian
Listing: #39
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San Jose State University
Location: San Jose, CA

Description: The Martin Luther King Jr. Library at San Jose State University seeks an innovative and creative student-centered librarian to provide leadership in the area of Science Librarianship. The Science Librarian will collaborate with faculty, library staff, and campus staff, and on the development of innovative services and support for instruction and research.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as outreach liaison to faculty and students in assigned disciplines, remaining conversant with curricular and program changes.
  • Provides specialized reference and research consultation in assigned subject areas in addition to providing reference services to campus and community library users.
  • Delivers information literacy instruction in the classroom, in online environments, and through faculty partnerships.
  • Ensures curriculum-aligned collection development, including selection, evaluation, and budget oversight for assigned subject areas.
  • Participates in library governance, professional development activities, and university service. This may also include serving on and representing the library on joint (San José Public Library and SJSU), campus and system-wide committees and/or task forces.
  • Builds a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement to fulfill the University requirement for retention, tenure, and promotion.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent
  • Experience and/or coursework in collection development, reference service/research consultation, and information literacy/instruction
  • Potential for scholarly research and/or professional achievement
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the educational needs of diverse populations, as gained through cross- cultural study, training, teaching, or other comparable experiences, for the provision of user-centered services, systems and programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design, and implement innovative projects or services, including community outreach programs
  • Experience and/or coursework incorporating current and emerging technologies into instructional and informational services

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with public and academic librarians and staff, teaching faculty, and students in a rapidly changing information environment
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree or coursework in Science-related field or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with disciplinary electronic databases and major reference works

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: For full consideration upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, three letters of recommendation, and list of three professional references with contact information at apply.interfolio.com/33289.

Application Deadline: For full consideration by February 26, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

Instructional Services Librarian/Coordinator of Access Services
Listing: #38
Posted: February 4, 2016
Organization: Snowden Library, Lycoming College
Location: Williamsport, PA

Description: Lycoming College seeks applicants for the position of Instructional Services Librarian, Coordinator of Access Services for Snowden Library. This position provides professional information literacy instruction and reference services to the students, faculty, and staff. Primary responsibilities include supervision and policy development for circulation and document delivery/interlibrary loan services and other borrowing programs, copyright guidance to the college community and participation in assessment and outreach projects. This position also provides administrative support for public services in the absence of the library director. Some evening and weekend work required.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate school required. Successful candidates should have knowledge of reference work, enthusiasm for teaching in an instructional program, and a familiarity with electronic and traditional information sources. Successful candidates must be well-organized; have excellent interpersonal skills to interact with diverse constituencies; have strong communication skills (both verbal and written); and the ability to work independently with good judgement but also work as part of a team. This position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office as well as the ability to learn various specialized software applications.

To Apply: Submit cover letter including salary requirement, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references and graduate transcripts. Electronic submission of application materials is required. Please reference “Instructional Services Librarian” in the subject line of the email.

Email: jobs@lycoming.edu.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Librarian for Research and Resource Services
Listing: #37
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: Medical Library, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Location: Tulsa,OK

Description: The Research Librarian provides up-to-date, complete, accurate, and timely information to OSU-CHS faculty, staff, students, physicians and other health care providers, as well as the general public. Topics usually are related to the health sciences. The Research Librarian also completes other librarian tasks as needed. This is an hourly position.

Responsibilities: Although NLM and other web-based biomedical databases are used extensively, the Research Librarian also helps users locate specific information within the library’s print and multimedia collection. This position reports to and works closely with the lead Research Librarian in searching databases, developing libguides, bibliographies, statistical reports, and assisting users.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA accredited Master's degree in Library Science/Information Science
  • Three (3) years of Library experience; at least one year (of the three) in a health sciences library or academic library
  • Three years providing customer service skills in a library environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Three years experience using Microsoft programs, mobile technology, and web applications
  • Skilled searching bibliographic academic databases
  • Knowledgeable about eJournals, online catalogs, and bibliographic databases
  • Good classroom teaching skills in an adult learning environment
  • Able to assume responsibility and work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic medical school and biomedical sciences graduate school environment
  • Able to analyze situations accurately, plan work, and adopt effective course of action.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences or Health Sciences to complement Master’s Degree in Library Science/Information Science
  • 3 years or more of professional experience searching biomedical databases in an academic medical library
  • AHIP certification
  • Experience using evidence-based medicine resources and supporting evidence-based medical practice
  • Experience teaching evidence-based medicine components and point-of-care databases
  • Experience using integrated library systems like Alma and discovery tools like Primo and e-science/data curation tools
  • Experience searching PubMed and using citation managers
  • Experience integrating new technologies in delivery of health information services

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Distance Education Librarian - Part Time
Listing: #36
Posted: February 3, 2016
Organization: Ashford University Library, Ashford University
Location: San Diego, CA

Description: The Distance Education Librarian position is a Part-time (20hrs) employment opportunity. The position will require weekend and evening hours. This position is located in San Diego, California. The Distance Education Librarian may participate in reference, outreach, library instruction, assessment activities, and/or other responsibilities required to support a multi-institutional organization. This innovative, leading edge, and forward thinking Distance Education Librarian position is grounded in the best qualities of traditional libraries and libraries designed to serve today’s learners in an online environment. This individual must embrace high quality library services, student-centered solutions, and a commitment to responding to the needs of all learners. This professional must also be a continuous learner who is comfortable learning new technologies and in developing effective approaches to supporting nontraditional learners.

Responsibilities:
Essential Job Duties:

  • Providing reference and research assistance and library instruction to online students via email, phone and chat
  • Collaborating with Executive Deans, faculty, course developers, curriculum staff, and other university departments at Ashford University to integrate information literacy and library instruction into the curriculum
  • Developing and delivering webinars for students on research and information literacy topics
  • Serving as a library liaison to one of the four Ashford colleges
  • Developing electronic training materials and research guides that focus on information literacy and library usage
  • Engaging with faculty and staff to identify resource needs and promote the library’s resources and services
  • Providing tier-1 technical support related to library resources

Additional Job Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Developing and implementing library marketing and outreach initiatives that target students, faculty and staff
  • Designing strategies to assess the impact of library services on student learning
  • Assisting with other ongoing library assessment activities, such as surveys and focus groups
  • Collaborating on collection development initiatives, including analysis of usage statistics for current holdings, analysis of alignment of collection with programs and curriculum, and evaluations of potential new acquisitions
  • Additional tasks as assigned

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Reference experience in a university, college or public library environment
  • Demonstrable experience with using online library databases
  • Experience with providing library instruction or creating instructional materials for students or patrons in a university, college or public library environment
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in information literacy
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Proven dedication to student learning and success
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a team environment
  • Proficiency with modern information technology

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience doing email, phone or chat reference in a university, college or public library environment
  • Experience providing information literacy instruction
  • Experience working with faculty on instructional initiatives
  • Experience with non-traditional, first-generation college students
  • Experience servicing a diverse student body

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Public Services & Instruction Librarian and Technical Services & Acquisitions Librarian (2 Positions)
Listing: #35
Posted: February 2, 2016
Organization: Shatford Library, Pasadena City College
Location: Pasadena, CA

Description: Pasadena City College is hiring two full-time, tenure-track librarians. We are seeking one Public Services & Instruction Librarian and one Technical Services & Acquisitions Librarian commencing with the 2016-2017 academic year.

Responsibilities:

  • Taking a leading role in a library service area, which may include operational oversight, training, scheduling, and mentoring
  • Providing in-person and virtual reference and research assistance to students and faculty
  • Designing and teaching subject-specific library information literacy sessions, workshops and classes as needed
  • Collaborating with colleagues and faculty to develop student-centered information literacy programs, services and resources
  • Developing and leading outreach and liaison programs and services
  • Engaging in collection development activities through the assessment, selection and de-selection of materials
  • Participating in analysis of current library services and the development/implementation of new library services, policies and procedures
  • Collegially participating and contributing to all areas of the library operation
  • Participate with faculty to develop and assess student learning outcomes. Use the results to improve teaching and learning
  • Contributing to the college's planning and shared governance process through active participation in library and intercampus committees and activities
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in library science or library and information science, OR the equivalent, from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution High level of self-motivation, adaptability and flexibility
  • Strong public service and outreach skills and a commitment to customer relations and user-centered library services
  • Current experience overseeing acquisitions, processing and accessibility of materials for the library's collection
  • Willingness to work with and support basic skills students
  • Ability to apply technology to enhance information literacy instruction
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in pedagogy and assessment
  • Current experience in preparing and delivering effective and engaging instructional sessions
  • Ability to develop user guides, research guides and online tutorials
  • Demonstrated collaboration, leadership and problemsolving skills
  • Proficiency in the use of standard personal computer software (such as Microsoft Office applications) and web editing tools
  • Superior oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Commitment to the College's goal of inclusion and a demonstrated history of working effectively, respectfully, and productively with diverse populations

Salary: Salary and other terms of employment are competitive. Generous fringe benefits include fully paid medical, dental, and vision for employees and their families, and life insurance for the employee.

To Apply: View the full posting.

Pasadena City College utilizes an online application process. Hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes are not accepted. You can apply for a position from any computer with Internet access. All materials are submitted electronically through PCC's Talent Applicant System (ATS) at http://www.pasadena.edu/hr.

For full consideration, all of the following must be submitted along with the online application.

  1. A list of at least five references (name, address, phone number, email address, and position)
  2. A detailed letter of application addressing your qualifications for this position and discussing your experience and abilities relating to each of the points listed
  3. Professional resume
  4. Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable). Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.
  5. Three recent letters of recommendation (must be dated within 12 months from date of the application and included with the application packet)
  6. A brief (no more than one page) separately attached response to the following question: According to studies and anecdotal evidence, many college students prefer to use Google instead of library databases for conducting research. Create an information literacy plan that would address this situation. What promotional ideas would you implement?

Application Deadline: Applications completed and received by 4:00 p.m. on February 16, 2016 will receive full consideration.

Science Librarian
Listing: #34
Posted: February 2, 2016
Organization: SJSU Library, San José State University
Location: San Jose, CA

Description: The Martin Luther King Jr. Library seeks an innovative and creative student-centered librarian to provide leadership in the area of Science Librarianship. The Science Librarian will collaborate with faculty, library staff, and campus staff, and on the development of innovative services and support for instruction and research.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as outreach liaison to faculty and students in assigned disciplines, remaining conversant with curricular and program changes.
  • Provides specialized reference and research consultation in assigned subject areas in addition to providing reference services to campus and community library users.
  • Delivers information literacy instruction in the classroom, in online environments, and through faculty partnerships.
  • Ensures curriculum-aligned collection development, including selection, evaluation, and budget oversight for assigned subject areas.
  • Participates in library governance, professional development activities, and university service. This may also include serving on and representing the library on joint (San José Public Library and SJSU), campus and system-wide committees and/or task forces.
  • Builds a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement to fulfill the University requirement for retention, tenure, and promotion.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent
  • Experience and/or coursework in collection development, reference service/research consultation, and information literacy/instruction
  • Potential for scholarly research and/or professional achievement
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the educational needs of diverse populations, as gained through cross- cultural study, training, teaching, or other comparable experiences, for the provision of user-centered services, systems and programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design, and implement innovative projects or services, including community outreach programs
  • Experience and/or coursework incorporating current and emerging technologies into instructional and informational services

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with public and academic librarians and staff, teaching faculty, and students in a rapidly changing information environment
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree or coursework in Science-related field or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with disciplinary electronic databases and major reference works

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

For full consideration upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, three letters of recommendation, and list of three professional references with contact information.

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.

Clinical Informationist
Listing: #33
Posted: January 30, 2016
Organization: Summa Akron City Hospital, Summa Health System
Location: Akron, OH

Description: Serves as the evidence based resources expert for Summa Health System s Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals. Provides information and assistance in the clinical education environment to clinical faculty, residents, medical students, and other health professions trainees in identifying best evidence resources for patient care and research. Offers instruction on use of appropriate resources. Serves directly at the point of care through clinical rounds to facilitate decision making. Works with other Medical Library staff to further develop library collection resources.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in library science
  • Certification by the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • One (1) year of public service experience in health sciences library environment
  • Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity

To Apply: View the posting and apply online at http://www.summahealth.org/careers/aboutcareers/jobopenings/jobs-at-summa search for Job Id: 9511.

Metadata Librarian
Listing: #32
Posted: January 30, 2016
Organization: Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University
Location: Chicago, IL

Description: Galter Health Sciences Library seeks an innovative and energetic librarian to provide original and complex cataloging for materials. Working collaboratively, this full time non-tenure faculty librarian position will manage the operations of cataloging, oversee maintenance of records for electronic/print materials, and ensure prompt access to newly acquired resources and timely resolution of access issues.

The Metadata Librarian will collaborate with library colleagues to ensure the provision of access to materials held in the library's print, digital and special collections, and repositories, by performing original and copy cataloging using descriptive standards, and utilizing a variety of encoding standards. The incumbent in cooperation with the Head of Digital Systems and Collection Services as well as other relevant staff throughout the library will provide leadership and direction in metadata and metadata projects that advance the strategic direction of the library and of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. This position will participate in secondary assignments based on qualifications, interests, and institutional need.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs original and complex copy cataloging for all formats, including print, non-print, and digital resources - ensuring compliance with national and local standards, such as, MARC, RDA, AACR2, NACO, LCSH, MeSH, OCLC, NLM Classification, LC Classification and other appropriate cataloging and metadata standards;
  • Coordinates cataloging/metadata processes, procedures and statistics for all collections: general, medical/health sciences, media, digital, and special collections;
  • Participates with colleagues from the Galter Health Sciences Library and Northwestern University Libraries in developing use of appropriate cataloging standards and quality assurance workflows;
  • Develops procedures for batch-loading records from vendors and third-party sources and crosswalking MARC and non-MARC metadata between systems;
  • Collaborates with and serves as a resource for faculty and staff in the Libraries on special projects involving non-MARC metadata and crosswalks;
  • Collaborates with staff from other Northwestern University libraries in the system administration and configuration of the libraries' discovery platform, Primo;
  • Performs crosswalks between MARCXML, Dublin Core and other metadata schemes for digital collections;
  • Serves as a resource for faculty and staff in the Libraries on special projects involving nonMARC metadata crosswalks;
  • Stays current on trends and issues in the areas of linked data, ontologies, and semantic web technologies;
  • Facilitates participatory decision-making among colleagues in the unit on work items, and in collaborative library projects; Contributes to library-wide planning activities and collaborates with colleagues on projects in areas of shared interest. Actively participates in library programs and services as appropriate;
  • Manages projects to effectively and efficiently provide services. Seeks grant opportunities to fund innovation efforts;
  • Participates in scholarly societies, attends academic conferences, and represents the Library in relevant academic activities; and
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned, relative to abilities and experience.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent, or other appropriate degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2 years post-MLS professional cataloging/metadata experience;
  • Broad knowledge of cataloging and metadata workflows and services; knowledge of MARC, AACR2, NACO, LCSH, MeSH, LC and NLM classification, and emerging RDA standards; familiarity with standards-based non-MARC metadata schemas, such as Dublin Core, MODS, MADS, METS, EAD;
  • Understanding of RDF, OWL and Semantic Web technologies and standards;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse population of faculty/staff, students, and colleagues.
  • Evidence of professional initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in person and virtually using a variety of media and technologies.

Salary & Benefits: Salary Commensurate with Experience.

To Apply: View the full posting. To be considered for this position, applicants must submit via email a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae to: m-chung4@northwestern.edu. Please reference the job title and job opening ID 27399 in the email.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Instruction/reference Librarian
Listing: #31
Posted: January 30, 2016
Organization: Hostos Community College Library , Hostos Community College
Location:Bronx, NY

Description: Hostos Community College Library is seeking self-motived candidates for its Reference/Instruction Librarian position. Reporting to the Chief Librarian, this position will support the reference and instruction needs of the Hostos community. The ideal candidate for this role will be a patron service-oriented information professional possessing a strong commitment to an urban community college setting and demonstrated knowledge of information resources and tools. The librarian will attend forums, professional development workshops, and other faculty and/or college-wide programs as a participant and representative of library faculty.

Under the general direction of the Chief Librarian, the Reference/Instruction Librarian will be responsible for providing library instruction, reference services, and collection development assistance for disciplines served by the college. The librarian will actively collaborate with departmental faculty and serve as liaison to assigned academic divisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach information literacy workshops, including those developed in collaboration with departmental faculty, and provide one-to-one instruction.
  • Develop and maintain awareness of current trends and best practices in reference services and instructional pedagogy.
  • Contribute to the library curriculum by exploration and implementation of innovative teaching approaches to integrating information fluency into the curriculum.
  • Develop educational materials in print, web-based, and multimedia formats.
  • Work collaboratively with a team of librarians to plan, deliver, and evaluate reference services and resources.
  • Support all members of the Hostos community in the effective use of resources and services.
  • Serve as liaison to specific academic departments to ensure that the academic departments' courses and facultys professional needs are supported in the areas of library instruction, collection development, and website content.
  • Maintain and support the Hostos Library website content pertaining to areas of responsibility.
  • Serve on one or more department, college-wide, or university-wide committees and other professional organizations. Attend seminars, conferences, in-service training, and staff meetings as required.
  • Participate in professional activities and pursue scholarly endeavors, including research and publication.
  • Recommend and suggest procedural changes in order to improve library operations and efficiency.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Required: All titles require a Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution. For appointment as Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • At least two to three years experience in an academic or related library
  • Ability to meet the responsibilities and requirements of a tenure-track appointment, including research, publishing, and involvement in professional organizations
  • Proven expertise in navigating emerging technologies, social networking, and mobile applications
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving diverse user groups and possession of a strong service ethic
  • Two to three years of experience providing library reference and instruction services in an academic library setting
  • Demonstrated presentation skills; proficient written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience with a wide range of traditional and electronic library resources
  • Experience with creating and using educational technologies, especially at the college or university level, and familiarity with best practices in instructional design
  • Knowledge of ACRL's Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
  • Bilingual skills in English and Spanish
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and/or weekend hours as needed

Salary & Benefits: Salary Commensurate with Experience. CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Application Deadline: Open until filled with review of resumes to begin February 10, 2016.

Education and Research Services Librarian
Listing: #30
Posted: January 30, 2016
Organization: McGoogan Library of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location:Omaha, NE

Description: The primary focus of this faculty position is to instruct the library's academic, clinical, research, and consumer communities on effective and productive use of available information resources and tools. The Education and Research Services Librarian provides reference assistance in person, by telephone, and electronically; performs literature searches; and serves as liaison to one of UNMC's academic units or research institutes. In addition, the position provides instruction (in-person and online) on information literacy skills and competencies as well as access and evaluation of information. The Education and Research Services Librarian reports to the Head of Education and Research Services and works closely with other library staff to carry out the mission and responsibilities of this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides instruction on retrieval and critical evaluation of biomedical information.
  • Develops web-based tutorials, workshops, and classroom programs to promote information literacy.
  • Provides reference assistance in person, by telephone or via email, including weekly service at the Library reference desk.
  • Provides literature searches and instruction in end-user searching of the medical literature using databases such as MEDLINE.
  • Assists with provision of consumer health information services
  • Serves as Liaison to a college or institute.
  • Provides library support of bibliographic management software, i.e. EndNote, Mendeley
  • Represents the library internally and externally; serves on committees and working groups of the McGoogan Library and UNMC.
  • Engages in academic, instructional, and professional service activities. Works to expand the knowledge base of the field through relevant research and publications.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications, Required: Minimum requirements: ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library or Information Science; minimum of one year professional experience in an academic library; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong customer service orientation; demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team; initiate, plan, and organize projects; knowledge of reference and instruction; search experience with a variety of resources, including databases from National Library of Medicine, CINAHL and other health related databases, and publisher platforms.

Qualifications, Preferred: Experience in an academic health sciences library, experience conducting library instruction; excellent presentation skills; knowledge and familiarity in information literacy; experience designing educational/outreach materials; ability to learn new technology and adapt to changing technologies.

Salary & Benefits: Salary Commensurate with Experience. Minimum salary is $48,000 per year.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin in 30 days.

Outcomes and Assessment Librarian
Listing: #29
Posted: January 30, 2016
Organization: University Libraries, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Location:Kansas City, MO

Description: The Outcomes and Assessment Librarian implements major components of the UMKC University Libraries strategic plan to put students at the center and to advance research.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of Outcomes Based Planning and Evaluation (OBPE) process to set priorities and inform decision-making;
  • Coordinate assessment efforts across the Libraries;
  • Conduct end-user research;
  • Pursue personal professional development and contribute to the profession.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in Library Science (MLS, MSLS, MLIS, etc.) from an ALA-accredited institution;
  • A minimum of three (3) years of academic library experience;
  • An articulated user-centered philosophy;
  • Library assessment and/or usability experience;
  • Leadership, project management, or team leadership experience;
  • Demonstrated strong analytic skills as evidenced through scholarly work or past projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively and productively with diverse constituencies in a dynamic environment;
  • Evidenced ability to work in a collegial fashion with undergraduate, professional and graduate students, faculty, researchers, alumni and community members;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based, service-oriented environment;
  • Evidence of professional initiative, mature judgment;
  • Excellent oral, written, planning, and interpersonal skills;
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track appointment;

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience conducting and publishing research using the following methodologies: Ethnographic observation, Usability testing, Interviews, Observation, Design activities, and/or Literature reviews;
  • Experience working in an urban academic environment

Salary & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and excellent retirement/benefits package.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online at http://www.umkc.edu/hr/career-opportunities/default.asp under Academic: Teaching or Research opportunities, search for Librarian - Outcomes & Assessment Librarian - 38435, Job ID #18852.

Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters.

Application Deadline: Applications received by February 21, 2016 will receive priority consideration.

Publishing Services Librarian
Listing: #28
Posted: January 30, 2016
Organization: University of Minnesota Libraries, University of Minnesota
Location:Minneapolis, MN

Description: The University of Minnesota Libraries' strategic initiatives advance programs and services that enhance learning and scholarship, promote interdisciplinary activity, and heighten the impact of research. As a public, land grant institution the University is committed to access and the public good, and the Libraries reinforces those values with programs that advance access and openness in sharing knowledge. The Libraries invites applications for a Publishing Services Librarian. We seek applicants who are innovative and flexible, possess knowledge of the publishing industry, and understand the broad arena of scholarly publishing activities.

This position is a member of the Content & Collections (C&C) division of the University Libraries in the Open Scholarship & Publishing Services (OSPS) unit of the Content Services Department. Content Services has two units: Inter-library Loan, and Open Scholarship & Publishing Services. The services within OSPS include Copyright Permissions and Information Services, and Publishing Services. C&C is led by the Associate University Librarian for Content & Collections, and the position reports to the Director of Content Services. The successful candidate will collaborate with the 5 members of the Publishing Services team, as well as with librarians and staff across the University Libraries.

We are seeking an outgoing, proactive, engaged professional who can develop collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and students throughout the University to provide consultations on scholarly publishing topics as well as launching new publications. This professional will also be responsible for creating new tools, programs, and initiatives that respond to changes in scholarly publishing needs. Areas of responsibility include content management of the 2 publishing platforms we are currently working with (be- press' Digital Commons and a locally installed Word- press instance), overall management of all new publication launches, the publication proposal review process, and consultations on scholarly publishing topics. The librarian will contribute to the broader efforts of a Libraries-wide team that focuses on scholarly communications and open access support. The University is interested in individuals whose record of achievements/excellence has been enhanced by diversity and enriched by inclusion.

The individual will also contribute to the knowledge base of the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, as he/she works towards continuous appointment status.

Responsibilities:

  • Chairs the meetings of the Publishing Services Team which manages and develops cost-effective and efficient strategies for publishing content including guidelines, quality control procedures, and project documentation.
  • Seeks opportunities to partner with a diverse population of U of MN affiliated researchers in digital scholarly publishing projects. 
  • In collaboration with the Data Management and Access department of the Libraries, organizes access to U Libraries' developed publications and related resources using traditional and emerging metadata schema and appropriate identifiers.
  • In collaboration with other library services, promotes the offerings of the Open Scholarship and Publishing Services unit through web presence, email communications, exhibits, etc.
  • Provides consultations and referrals on scholarly & digital publishing options, publishing models, assessing the quality of a journal or publisher, content licensing, and other academic publishing topics.
  • Working with the Director of Content Services, provides strategic leadership for the Libraries and campus on alternatives for publishing scholarly content including developing innovative methods for content hosting, dissemination, and preservation, to enhance delivery and discovery of our publications in consultation with appropriate Libraries stakeholders.
  • Identifies potential projects / activities for grant funds; assist in the preparation of grant proposals. If appropriate, serve as principal investigator for a grant.

Qualifications, Required:

  • American Library Association accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Science OR a combination of an advanced degree and relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of scholarly communication issues and scholarly publishing practices.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills working with a diverse group of people.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and actively engage with faculty and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a research-intensive environment.
  • Ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Basic HTML, CSS, and XML knowledge.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience in an academic research library.
  • Experience in the publishing industry or publication development process (e.g., editorial services, layout, typesetting, etc.).
  • Familiarity with the operations of scholarly societies.
  • Experience in the design and integration of new technologies into the delivery of information services.
  • Facility with technology and its application in academic contexts.
  • Familiarity with publishing tools such as be-press Digital Commons, Word-press, Omeka, Drupal, and/or Open Journal Systems.
  • Familiarity with project management software such as Wrike, Asana, Github, Jira, and/or Trello.
  • Knowledge of digital file formats, metadata, file uploading and management, and data migration.
  • Experience and skill in acquiring knowledge about new and emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide trainings and education sessions, with an understanding of instructional design principles.
  • Demonstrated involvement in professional activities.

Salary & Benefits: This is a full-time, 12-month, continuous-appointment track, academic professional position with probationary appointment at the Assistant or Associate Librarian level. The Libraries offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits and substantial moving allowance.

To Apply: Applications must be submitted online at http://z.umn.edu/ulib354.

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

Clinical Services Liaison
Listing: #27
Posted: January 29, 2016
Organization: Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia Health System
Location: Charlottesville, VA

Description: Are you uncommonly committed to providing extraordinary service? Do you start conversations with "How can I help you find the answer?" If so, you just may be the colleague we are looking for at the University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library. The UVA Health System is a fast paced professional and clinical environment dedicated to becoming the safest place to work and receive care. The colleague we are looking for adapts quickly to business and organizational needs of a health care system along with strong clinical support services. A mixture of traditional and non-traditional services, this job will focus on the development of innovative support models for our physician and resident communities. Specific duties for the position include supporting clinical departments' evidence-based practice needs through information discovery, instruction, consultation, and partnership.

The successful candidate must have a master's in Library Science (ALA accredited), Public Health Sciences, Business, Nursing or other related degree in hand by start-date. 2016 spring semester graduates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: A priority for this position is to develop non-traditional services that support population health, quality improvement projects, and clinical care in an Accountable Care Organization.

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited library school
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to service and teamwork.
  • Knowledge in the application of information systems in health sciences information management.
  • Working knowledge of computer technology and applicable software relevant to a health sciences library
  • environment.
  • Expertise using principles of evidence-based librarianship desirable.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Two years professional library experience preferred. Professional experience in a biomedical environment preferred
  • Member of the Medical Library Association.
  • Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals preferred.

To Apply: View the full application and apply online. Search for posting number 0618042. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

For further information about the position and application process, please contact Bart Ragon at br5n@virginia.edu or (434) 243-6058.

Application Deadline: The position will remain open to applications until filled. Applications received before February 19, 2016 will receive priority.

Metadata and Technical Services Coordinator
Listing: #26
Posted: January 29, 2016
Organization: Rodney A. Briggs Library, University of Minnesota, Morris
Location: Morris, MN

Description: Briggs Library at the University of Minnesota, Morris seeks a dynamic, creative, versatile and user-oriented colleague for the position of Metadata and Technical Services Coordinator Librarian. This position provides the opportunity for a recent professional or an experienced metadata management librarian to participate in a wide range of services and professional responsibilities in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities: The Metadata and Technical Services Coordinator is responsible for the organization and maintenance of library resources in all formats; supervision of the cataloging and processing of physical materials; and leadership in the content management of digital projects.

  • Supervise metadata creation and bibliographic control of all library resources (28% )
  • Provide leadership in content management of digital projects (25%)
  • Provide bibliographic control for UMM Archives ( 20 % )
  • Participate in reference and research assistance services ( 15 % )
  • Engage in professional development activities ( 5 % )
  • Participate in library governance ( 4 % )
  • Participate in the library's liaison program to assigned disciplines ( 3 %)

Qualifications, Required:

  • Degree from an A.L.A. accredited graduate program
  • Knowledge of trends in library metadata creation and maintenance
  • Knowledge and expertise in appropriate cataloging and authority standards
  • Knowledge of metadata schemes and standards
  • Knowledge of the structure and management of online catalogs
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in bibliographic control
  • Knowledge and familiarity with institutional repositories and digital projects
  • Ability to act independently as well as in a collegial and collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of OCLC system
  • Strong service orientation
  • Aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to diverse student populations
  • Ability to contribute to the University's commitment to a diverse and inclusive learning environment
  • Some evening and weekend work required.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Substantial cataloging experience in multiple formats;
  • Experience with any/all of the following: OCLC, ExLibris systems, ContentDM, open source software and institutional repository platforms
  • Experience and/or coursework in reference service
  • Experience in digital project management
  • Additional graduate degree
  • Reading knowledge of a foreign language;
  • Appreciation and enthusiasm for the liberal arts college experience

Salary and Benefits: $ 42,000 - 50,000

To Apply: View the full application and apply online.

Application Deadline: Consideration of complete applications will begin on March 11, 2016.

Librarian / Assistant Professor
Listing: #25
Posted: January 29, 2016
Organization: Albertsons Library, Boise State University
Location: Boise, ID

Description: Boise State University, Albertsons Library invites applications for a full-time 12-month, tenure-track Librarian and Assistant Professor position. This position reports to the Instruction Coordinator. Albertsons Library seeks an innovative and dynamic instruction designer who understands the changing environment of technology, information literacy instruction, reference, and public services.

This position will combine the skill-set of an academic librarian with an instructional designer's ability to plan and develop pedagogically rich tools and experiences to enhance student critical thinking and information literacy skills. This position will collaborate with faculty librarians to incorporate learning theory and instructional technologies into the teaching and learning process.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a core member of the Instruction Team
  • Apply learning theory, pedagogical methods, and assessment to the instructional technology aspect of the Library's signature Instruction Program
  • Conduct learner and project needs assessment; apply innovative and effective approaches to design; implement curriculum and learning experiences that enhance critical thinking skills
  • Engage with Library faculty to improve their skills in developing and presenting interactive classroom exercises
  • Collaborate with a variety of teaching partners, including the Instruction Team, liaison librarians, Foundational Studies Program faculty, university instructional designers, and disciplinary faculty
  • Participate in the Instruction Team's on-going assessment of information literacy activities
  • Participate in the Library's shared instruction program, including instruction to liaison areas
  • Participate in the Library liaison program and provide outreach and services to faculty and students
  • Participate in reference services, including some night and weekend assignments
  • Actively engage in departmental and library initiatives, work groups and committees
  • Engage in scholarly and creative activity and in service to the profession, as required of library faculty members
  • Continue to update and improve knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information tools and resources, emerging trends in teaching and learning, instructional design, design-based research, and related fields

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited program
  • Minimum of one year full-time (or equivalent) instructional design experience, including curriculum development, instructional media creation, and assessment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written, visual, and oral forms; excellent interpersonal relations skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Reference and teaching experience in face-to-face and online environments
  • Demonstrated ability to take the lead on and responsibility for projects
  • Demonstrated commitment to scholarship/professional development; potential to meet requirements expected of academic library faculty.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience with online tools such as:
    • Video creation and editing software
    • Learning management systems
    • Content management systems
  • Experience in effective instructional design in an educational setting, including design models and principles, pedagogical methods, and assessment
  • Experience with online and hybrid course design
  • Experience working on campus-wide information literacy programs or initiatives

Salary and Benefits: $45,000, with a comprehensive benefit package. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track position with faculty status and academic rank. Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant Professor rank, but candidates with additional experience may be considered for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

To Apply: See the full posting online for instructions on applying.

Application Deadline: Applications are due by February 22, 2016. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Digital Services Coordinator
Listing: #24
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: Loyola - Notre Dame Library, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Loyola University Maryland
Location: Baltimore, MD

Description: The Loyola - Notre Dame Library seeks a dynamic, innovative and experienced individual to provide leadership to support digital and technology services. The Digital Services Coordinator will coordinate and support digital and technology services that support research, teaching and learning programs in the Library.

The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with units throughout the library to support a range of services that may include discovery, digital library initiatives, and instruction and also work collaboratively with Information Technology Departments at two campuses. A demonstrated ability to thrive in a changing work environment with a commitment to professional development is important. The candidate will understand and be able to communicate library related technology trends that support user-centered library services to a diverse population of undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic vision and leadership of Library technology operations and initiatives to support faculty and students.
  • Provide technical advice and hands-on support in integrating, troubleshooting and resolving various issues with purchased or licensed software, e.g. resolving authentication problems and ensuring smooth and reliable access, working with vendor based APIs and web services.
  • Work closely with the Information Technology Departments of both Loyola and Notre Dame and outside partners to develop and maintain technological infrastructure and support future technology initiatives and digital services.
  • Collect and use data to inform decisions on technology integration.
  • Lead planning for the Library's website and mobile application initiatives.
  • Provide input to the Library Administration on budgeting, reporting and compliance as related to technology services.
  • Engage and remain current on information technology and digital library trends.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters in Library Science in information technology or related area;
  • 2+ years professional experience in evaluating, developing, and maintaining information applications;
  • Experience with library systems and applications including OpenURL (link resolvers), proxy servers, standards such as Z39.50;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in current web programming languages and technologies such as PHP or JavaScript and SQL;
  • Working knowledge of web development, design, frameworks, and standards, including HTML and CSS;
  • Ability to utilize and design APIs and web services;
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated project management and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work creatively both individually and collaboratively in a team-based environment.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience in higher education;
  • Familiarity with authentication and web security protocols such as Shibboleth, LDAP, and SSL;
  • Experience with institutional repositories;
  • Knowledge of multiple formats for representing data such as XML or JSON;
  • Experience working with open source software;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in a major programming language such as Python, Ruby, or Java.

About the Library: The Loyola - Notre Dame Library, located in a residential area of northern Baltimore City, serves two universities: Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning while Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a total population of 7,448 FTE that includes 5,540 FTE at Loyola and 1,908 FTE at Notre Dame.

Salary and Benefits: The Library offers an excellent benefit package that includes medical, access to dental, life, and disability insurance, as well as TIAA-CREF retirement. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

To Apply: Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Digital Services Coordinator” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: ldion@loyola.edu.

The Loyola - Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Information Literacy Librarian
Listing: #23
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: Kent Library, Southeast Missouri State University
Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Description: Full-time academic year (9 month) faculty position with possibility of summer contracts.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide/support effective information literacy education within the core curriculum and across majors
  • Create effective digital learning materials (e.g. tutorials, LibGuides)
  • Work closely with faculty and students across the university (i.e., face-to-face, online, and regional campuses), serve as liaison librarian to several academic departments
  • Provide research assistance, including the provision of reference services online and in person, which may include nights and weekends
  • Participate in the development and management of library collections
  • Contribute to library and department committees, activities, and outreach, and to the University through faculty governance, committees, councils and other working groups
  • Establish and maintain a professional development program consistent with promotion, tenure, and post-professorial review

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree by May 2016
  • Experience with planning, delivering, and assessing information literacy education
  • Experience with the creation of digital learning materials
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty and a diverse student body throughout the university
  • Knowledge of a wide range of print and electronic information sources
  • Strong service orientation and flexibility
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

To Apply: View the full application and apply online.

Application Deadline: The position is available in August 2016 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 15, 2016.

Digital Learning Librarian
Listing: #22
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: University of Michigan Library, University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Description: 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.

As one of the areas within the University of Michigan Library, Learning and Teaching provides services and partnerships in support of the university's learning communities and teaching activities. We introduce students to scholarly practices, connecting them more deeply with library sources and services that are aligned with their academic goals as they advance their studies. Librarians, technologists, and staff in this area engage faculty in the exploration of pedagogical and instructional technology innovation. We offer labs, reference services, instruction, and partnerships specifically focused on the integration of U-M Library services and resources with campus learning and teaching initiatives.

The 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 and towards the fulfillment of the library's mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with faculty and graduate student instructors to design and provide instruction in small group and large class environments; provide one-on one student research consultations; work with faculty and campus programs to integrate library instruction into the curriculum
  • Partner with instructors across the library in various teaching settings to design and teach instruction sessions; share expertise in developing active learning materials and “best practices” in teaching undergraduate students; prepare instructional materials in all formats
  • Explore, create, and evaluate new methods of digital instruction
  • Create learning modules to provide alternative learning models and integrate information literacy into the curriculum, and collaborate with library staff to create digital learning opportunities
  • Provide reference and information services virtually; participate in the organization and planning of information services, and provide individual student consultations
  • Collaborate as a member of University Library committees; participate in professional organizations that support these activities

Qualifications, Required:

  • An ALA-accredited master's degree or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience.
  • Enthusiasm for working with undergraduate students and demonstrated commitment to meeting their information and research needs
  • Experience with library instruction or other teaching experience
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, communication & presentation skills
  • Knowledge of information literacy competencies, and assessment practices for online instruction
  • Strong collaboration and project management skills
  • Able to teach days and evenings as well as travel to various locations across campus and move throughout buildings
  • Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience with information literacy curriculum development
  • Education, study, or experience in instructional design, education theory, or similar field of study
  • Knowledge and experience providing reference service in academic libraries
  • Experience with design software such as Adobe Creative Suite or Camtasia
  • Familiarity with current and emerging technologies and their instructional applications.

Salary and Benefits: This is a three-year term-limited appointment.

This position receives 24 days of vacation a year, and 15 days of sick leave a year with provisions for extended benefits, as well as opportunities for professional development and travel. TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments retirement options available.

Appointment is anticipated as an assistant or associate librarian, dependent on candidate 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.

To Apply: Online at http://umjobs.org/job_detail/120791/digital_learning_librarian.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled.

Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian
Listing: #21
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Description: The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invite applications for an Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian. This is a two year minimum career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian reports to the Associate Director for Education and Research and is a member of the EHSL Public Services Department. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian acts as a key member of the EHSL team responsible for the Center for Clinical and Translational Research Systematic Reviews Core. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian collaborates to provide an effective and superior quality systematic review service, including working with students and faculty to develop workable protocols, creating and documenting expert literature searches, validating and peer reviewing information retrieval strategies, advising on systematic review standards and methods, supporting citation management throughout the process, and co-authoring manuscripts based upon completed systematic reviews. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian may also collaborate on practice guidelines, scoping reviews, narrative reviews, rapid reviews, clinical evidence summaries, and knowledge synthesis projects that directly inform clinical practice or support new and ongoing funded research. The successful candidate will also conduct training sessions, perform outreach about systematic reviews on behalf of the Systematic Reviews Core and the EHSL, and actively cultivate funding streams by developing new service lines, cultivating partnerships, and contributing to collaborative grant opportunities. This position will also assist with literature reviews and provide consultations as a part of the Public Services Department.

This position is a full-time, career-line faculty position in the EHSL. This position's continuation after the first two years is dependent on generating sufficient fee-based services and grant funding to cover the position's salary and professional expenses. All librarians are expected to contribute to the University of Utah and the profession through service, scholarship, and outreach.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school or other relevant accredited graduate degree
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in a health sciences library or as a systematic review information retrieval expert
  • Expert literature searching experience, particularly using MEDLINE/PubMed and other key health sciences databases
  • Familiarity with systematic review search methodology, guidelines, and standards, including the IOM Standards, PRISMA, and the Cochrane Collaboration
  • Familiarity with the concepts of evidence-based practice
  • Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Commitment to diversity in the workplace and community

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience working on systematic review teams across health-related disciplines
  • In-depth knowledge of information resources and databases, including Embase, Cochrane CENTRAL, social sciences databases, and grey literature resources
  • Experience providing instruction in an academic setting
  • Awareness of scholarly communication issues within the health sciences
  • Demonstrated ability in project management
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Expert knowledge of bibliographic management tools, including EndNote

Salary and Benefits: Based on experience, starting at $53,000 minimum annually. Position is a full-time, career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The position has guaranteed funding for two years. Rank is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate. Faculty benefits include 200 hours of vacation, and 12 days of sick leave annually. There is a generous TIAA/ CREF retirement employer contribution.

To Apply: Please complete the online application form (http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/48633) and submit a cover letter stating how your educational background and experience match the needs and qualifications highlighted above; a curriculum vitae; names of three references; and a sample of an expert search you have completed using MEDLINE/PubMed (a completed systematic review manuscript with complete search strategy you have designed and executed is preferred).

Application Deadline: Review of application begins February 15, 2016, and continues until the position is filled.

Acquisitions & Resource Management Librarian
Listing: #20
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: OHSU Library, Oregon Health & Science University
Location: Portland, OR

Duties: The Acquisitions & Resource Management Librarian is responsible for managing the Library's approval and Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) plans, including reviewing and making decisions on liaison librarians' purchase requests and making adjustments as needed. This position is responsible for working with vendors to acquire resources for the Library, including managing deposit accounts, overseeing licensing of electronic resources, establishing procedures and policies associated with the acquisitions process, establishing relationships with vendors, and managing the materials donation process for the Library, serving as primary contact. The Acquisitions & Resource Management Librarian also participates in collection development and analysis initiatives, creating reports and compiling statistics about the Library's collections for internal and external stakeholders.

The Acquisitions & Resource Management Librarian performs original cataloging and classification of library materials using the National Library of Medicine (NLM) schema; oversees copy cataloging of library materials; establishes procedures for cataloging library materials; keeps abreast of current trends in professional cataloging rules and standards, training library staff in adoption of these standards; oversees electronic resource activation and management; manages licensing for electronic resources; establishes procedures related to managing electronic resources in the Library's integrated library system (ILS); and supervises 2.0 FTE of classified staff.

As a member of the Library Faculty, the Acquisitions & Resource Management Librarian participates in planning, policy formation, and decision-making relating to library services, collections, and technologies. This position requires scholarship and service that contributes to the effectiveness of the Library, the University, and the profession, including teaching in educational programs such as the Interprofessional Initiative and others as appropriate.

Qualifications, Required: Accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline (library and information science or related area); experience with library budgets; broad experience with original and copy cataloging of diverse library resources; experience working with library consortia in collection management; supervisory experience; experience with placing orders for library materials; strong customer service orientation; excellent oral, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills; evidence of initiative and flexibility; attention to detail and strong analytical skills; self-motivation with demonstrated ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a team; record of scholarship, teaching, and/or active membership in professional organizations.

Qualifications, Preferred: Two years' experience in an academic health sciences library; understanding of NLM classification and Medical Subject Headings; strong knowledge of the Resource Description and Access cataloging standard; experience with ExLibris's Alma library system; membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).

Salary: Starting at $50,000

To Apply: Online at http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/services/human-resources/. Search for Job IRC# 50570. Be sure to upload a CV, a cover letter, and the names of three references.

Librarian
Listing: #19
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: Robley Rex VA Medical Center
Location: Louisville, KY

Responsibilities: As a Librarian you are responsible for supervising both existing library programs and the day-to-day operations within existing budgetary and organizational policy constraints. Major Duties include:

  • Recommend, implement, and review library policies and procedures
  • Provide reference services to library clientele, determining the complexity of the request and selecting the most appropriate format (i.e., printed, audio-visual, etc.) to respond to the question
  • Develops comprehensive, quality library collections (i.e., monographs, serials, audiovisuals, electronic resources, etc.)
  • Monitor library control point activity
  • Supervise the interlibrary loan service, establishing borrowing and lending policies;Writes reports, establishes policies, and develops proposals relative to library operations.

Salary: $73,202.00 to $95,163.00

To Apply: See the full job posting online at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427371300 for full qualification details and to apply.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2016

Librarian (part-time)
Listing: #18
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: Hollis Health Sciences Library, Winthrop-University Hospital
Location: Mineola, NY

Description: The librarian acts as a liaison to other departments to determine their information needs. He/she provides group and individual library orientation and instruction to train library users in effective information searching. The librarian is also responsible for providing reference services to library users. He/she creates and maintains online information portals (LibGuides) in clinical specialties and in additional subject areas; maintains library's procedure manual, writing new and editing changes in existing procedures. Some cataloging of online resources is required.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's Degree Library Science (MLS) or Library and Information Science (MLIS) required.
  • familiarity with library trends and issues; excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, customer service, organization, detail orientation, multitasking, and project management skills; advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office, EndNote, SirsiDynix, Camtasia, LibGuides, Photoshop, Acrobat and database searching applications (e.g., PubMed,CINAHL) required.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) certification.
  • 1 - 2 years medical or academic library experience

To Apply: Online at https://www1.apply2jobs.com/Winthrop/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=16347# .

Associate Dean of Libraries
Listing: #17
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: Belk Library and Information Commons, Appalachian State University
Location: Boone, NC

Responsibilities: The new associate dean position will be responsible for three library teams Learning and Research Services, Collection Management, and the Music Library. This position will also promote cross team initiatives of assessment, communication, technology, resource discovery, organizational development and act as a bridge across teams and the Dean of the Libraries.

  • leads collaborative library-wide strategic planning, assessment, and decision making
  • implements and evaluates library policies and procedures
  • advocates for continual professional development and learning
  • supports teams in development of library services
  • promotes effective cross-team communications and acts as a bridge among teams and with the Dean of Libraries
  • participates in establishing priorities for the library budget
  • serves as a member of administrative leadership teams
  • represents library interests at all levels throughout the library, university, and profession
  • supervises coordinators of Learning and Research Services, Collection Management, and the Music Library

Qualifications, Required:

  • an American Library Association accredited master's degree or equivalent advanced degree
  • five years of progressively responsible experience in academic library settings
  • strong record of experience, scholarship, and service
  • demonstrated understanding and management of complex operations and projects
  • understanding of current issues in academic libraries and higher education
  • record of innovation and achievement in the profession
  • record of success with planning, communicating, promoting, and assessing programs and services
  • excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • a second advanced degree
  • administrative acumen and demonstrated leadership skills
  • evidence of collaboration, building a shared vision, and developing sustainable partnerships
  • supervisory experience
  • commitment to collaborative, outcomes-based decision-making; shared governance; and the faculty model
  • commitment to fostering the professional development of colleagues, advocating for library personnel, and conducting sound personnel practices
  • commitment to excellent services, teamwork, diversity, and inclusiveness

Salary: 90,000 - 93,000

To Apply: Apply at the ASU Human Resource Services web site. A completed application is comprised of (1) a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, (2) a full C.V. including education and relevant experience, and (3) the name, address, email, and telephone number of three to five references who are knowledgeable about your qualifications for this position.
Full job posting located at: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/9759.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Dean of University Libraries
Listing: #16
Posted: January 27, 2016
Organization: University Libraries, Ball State University
Location: Muncie, IN

Responsibilities: Ball State seeks a visionary leader for the position of dean of university libraries. The dean must support and transform virtual as well as physical services, programs, and collections to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The dean, who reports to the vice president for information technology, serves as the chief administrative officer of the University Libraries by envisioning, articulating, and driving an agenda to integrate, strengthen, and expand the University Libraries' systems and networks that support the university's mission for excellence in teaching, research, and national leadership. The dean fosters development of library resources, services, and programs responsive to current and anticipated curricular, research, and service needs of Ball State University. The dean provides leadership in communicating and advancing the interests of the university libraries in university, local, state, national, and international contexts, and acts as a liaison with university administrative and governance bodies. We seek a dean who values diversity and recognizes the critical collaborative role faculty, staff, and students play in the life of the university.

Qualifications, Required: Earned MLS/MLIS/MIS master's degree from ALA-accredited program; a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in an academic library, including significant administrative experience in budgetary and personnel areas; demonstrated skill in planning, leadership, and communications; significant experience with information consortia and other cooperative entities and with emerging information technologies and library systems; evidence of a strong commitment to the academic values of Ball State University and to support the libraries' programs in education, research, public service, and professional development.

Qualifications, Preferred: earned doctorate or second master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education; innovative leadership in library applications of Information Technology; strong record of developing external budgetary resources in support of research, teaching, service, and professional growth opportunities; experience with student and faculty governance organizations and with community groups.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, copy of official transcript of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for five professional references to:

James Ruebel
Chair of the Search Committee
Office of the Vice President for Information Technology
Ball State University Muncie, IN 47306
or email to jruebel@bsu.edu.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Metadata and Scholarly Publishing Librarian
Listing: #15
Posted: January 23, 2016
Organization: Himmelfarb Library, George Washington University
Location: Washington, DC

Description: The George Washington University's Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library seeks a librarian to manage all cataloging and organization of the current collections and content of the library, including all types and formats of materials, and the institutional repository. The position also participates in the Library's instructional program as an Informatics Tutor, serves as a Library Liaison and on library-wide committees. The Metadata Services Librarian reports to the Associate Director, Collections and Access Services and is a member of the library operations management team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and creates metadata for Himmelfarb Library's institutional repository, the Health Sciences Research Commons, coordinating with the Acquisitions and Resource Sharing Librarian on input of resources to the system. Collaborates with health sciences departments to solicit and organize resources for the IR. Supports the University's Open Access policy for archiving scholarly output.
  • Organizes initiatives that support the scholarly publishing lifecycle, as appropriate.
  • Supports the faculty with the creation of metadata for their data sets.
  • Plans and directs the work of staff responsible for the cataloging, classification and organization of library materials in all formats (including monographs, serials, analytics, electronic resources, audiovisuals, and software).
  • Oversees the creation and management of bibliographic and authority files and item records.
  • Performs original and copy cataloging using OCLC Connexion, RDA, MeSH, and LC classification. Authority records/files include MeSH, LC name, and series.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the development of national and international cataloging, metadata, and linked data standards. Provides leadership within the library on the organization of information.
  • Participates in the Library's instructional program as an Informatics Tutor.
  • Participates in the Library's Liaison Program, working with one or more departments as assigned within the guidelines and expectations of the program.
  • Oversees compilation of cataloging statistics.
  • Coordinates with the Electronic Resources & Instructional Librarian and the Serials & Systems Librarian to ensure that the catalog and electronic resources are synchronized.
  • Collaborates with the Acquisitions and Resource Sharing Librarian on projects related to maintenance of the print collections.
  • Manages the current monographic holdings records in bibliographic utilities such as OCLC and WRLC Library Services.
  • Writes, revises, and implements cataloging procedures and maintains an updated procedures and position manual accessible on shared drive, intranet or other system utilized to ensure its availability to all within the library.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in librarianship and advances in technology and implementation in the library.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Masters in Library or Information Science (MLS) from an ALA-accredited school
  • Experience in developing and/or managing an institutional repository system.
  • Familiarity with emergence of institutional repositories, including issues, policies, service models, and strategies securing appropriate content.
  • 3-4 years' experience cataloging in all formats using an integrated library system and OCLC Connexion.
  • Working knowledge of MARC21 bibliographic and authority formats; RDA; LC classification schedules; use, interpretation, and application of LC subject headings (LCSH) and/or NLM subject headings (MeSH).
  • Working knowledge of metadata standards and schema used to describe and manage digital collections.
  • Knowledge of current trends in libraries.
  • Working experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to solve problems and to work collaboratively

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on June 4, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Library Director
Listing: #14
Posted: January 23, 2016
Organization: Medical Research Library, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Description: The Health Science Center, (Downstate Medical Center) State University of New York (SUNY) invites nominations and applications for the position of Library Director. Downstate Medical Center, located in central Brooklyn, New York is the only academic medical center for health education, research, and patient care serving Brooklyn's 2.5 million residents. The Library Director position is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced library leader with a history of innovative leadership qualities including knowledge of the challenges facing academic medical libraries today, and understanding rapidly changing user needs and expectations. Ability to advocate for library resources within the University and promote library services to students, faculty and staff. Downstate provides unique opportunities for creative individuals to help bring innovation from concept to practice.

Qualifications, Required: A Master's or Ph.D. in relevant discipline is desirable with a minimum of 5 years experience. Demonstrated leadership, organizational, communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills are required.

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience & qualifications

To Apply: View the full posting. Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter (must include Job Title and Line #25004) to:

The Employment Office M.S.C.1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203
email: careers@downstate.edu

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Library System Specialist / Operations & System Specialist I
Listing: #13
Posted: January 23, 2016
Organization: Medical Library, Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, MO

Description: The Library Systems Specialist provides support and maintenance for the systems, web resources, and equipment used by Becker Library. Position also involves working with the library staff in the development and implementation of new applications and software in support of library operations and programs.

Responsibilities:

  1. Point of contact for vendor-hosted library systems. Monitors operations and maintenance of systems including upgrades and troubleshooting. Serves as liaison between library staff and systems vendors. Communicates needs and concerns of staff to vendors and resolves issues. Reads and distributes release notes. Trains staff on changes in software and procedures.
  2. Assists with developing and maintaining library web-based applications, resources, and websites.
  3. Assists with investigation and implementation of emerging technologies relevant to library services and operations.
  4. Maintains software and equipment inventory for library. Tracks licenses for desktop software tools.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Required: Graduation from a 4-year college or university with a degree in IT or related field plus a minimum of 3 years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or a closely related field; additional experience in any of these fields may be substituted for education on year-for-year basis.

Qualifications, Preferred: Experience in a library or academic setting. Ability to analyze and resolve technical issues with systems, electronic resources, and equipment. Ability to manage projects of medium to high complexity that may include software installation and migration. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary and Benefits: The hiring range for this position is $44,440 - $57,759 annually.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Schow Science Librarian
Listing: #12
Posted: January 23, 2016
Organization: Schow Science Library, Williams College
Location: Williamstown, MA

Description: Williams College seeks a creative, service-oriented and technologically skilled full-time, 12-month Science Librarian reporting to the Head of Schow Science Library. Williams College Libraries, consisting of Sawyer Library and Schow Science Library, is home to rich and historic collections selected for undergraduate research in the liberal arts. As a teaching library, we value our role as educators and our tradition of excellent personal service. The evening hours for this position are from 1:30 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday during the academic year, and daytime hours when classes are not in session.

Responsibilities: The Science Librarian acts as a liaison to at least three science departments by providing reference and instruction services, developing and managing collections, and participating in outreach and promotion for the sciences. This person develops and maintains a visible presence in the College's science community in order to build relationships with faculty and students. S/he also creates online research guides, maintains Schow Science Library's web presence, and takes the lead in posting science-related materials on the Libraries' social media sites. In the absence of the Head, the Science Librarian directs the daily operations of the Science Library. In addition to the responsibilities at Schow Science Library, the Science Librarian contributes to the Libraries' general instruction programs by collaborating with colleagues at Sawyer library, actively participates in advancing the College's institutional repository, and serves on library and college committees.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Experience providing reference and instruction services
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational programming, such as teaching, training, facilitating discussions, or conducting workshops
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use software applications and tools to produce digital content

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • One to two years of experience providing science research and instruction services
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in a STEM discipline
  • Experience using a citation management tool

To Apply: To apply for this position, please visit http://employment.williams.edu/staff/.

Application Deadline: For optimal consideration, please submit your materials by February 19, 2016.

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Listing: #11
Posted: January 23, 2016
Organization: Library, Cook Children's
Location:Fort Worth, TX

Description: Cook Children's in Fort Worth, TX seeks an innovative, versatile, service-oriented librarian for a new position at one of the top pediatric institutions in the U.S. The Library Service line at Cook Children's includes a health sciences library, a family health library, patient library and health literacy/patient education. This person will be part of a professional team working directly with physicians, health care providers, and families. They will be knowledgeable about the changing environment of health care, technology, health literacy, and marketing in a health care environment. This person will be highly motivated, flexible, detail oriented, attentive to deadlines, and able to take initiative and work autonomously.

Responsibilities: As the Library Services Coordinator, this librarian will collaborate with physicians, health care providers, and clinical units to provide evidence-based research. This library professional will work with the patient education and health literacy coordinator (RN) to provide background research and write/edit patient education, discharge instructions and information resources. Will coordinate statistics and assist in preparing dashboards and high-level board reports. Participates in the strategic planning for all services lines provided by Library Services. Develops marketing strategies to increase awareness of the research services provided by the health sciences library. Works with the family health librarian to provide evidence-based information to families and patients. Coordinates with library director and family librarian to locate grant and award opportunities. Trains and educates physicians, health care providers, and other library users in the use of library resources and services. Assists with review of licenses and collection development for the health sciences library. Provides interlibrary loan services for Cook Children's staff and outside libraries. This librarian also manages the health sciences library's online resources and serials.

Qualifications, Required: ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science. Position requires 3-5 years of library experience, preferably in health care. Preferred experience in health literacy and consumer health. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and customer service. Knowledge of medical and nursing databases. Ability to engage physicians and staff in the library and clinical setting. Strong commitment to teamwork. Knowledge of or interest in health literacy.

Qualifications, Preferred: Experience working with clinicians at all levels. Knowledge of MeSH and medical terminology.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Listing: #10
Posted: January 23, 2016
Organization: USU Libraries, Utah State University
Location: Logan, UT

Description: Utah State University Libraries seeks a creative, service-oriented librarian to join the Reference & Instruction Department. We welcome talented librarians with diverse skills and approaches to their work. We are seeking applicants who welcome a dynamic, collaborative environment with an opportunity to have a strong impact on student learning. The position is a 12-month, tenure-track, faculty appointment with rank of Assistant Librarian, reporting to the Head of Reference & Instruction.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are to provide innovative reference services, provide information literacy instruction for English composition courses for both on campus and online classes, and serve as a subject liaison with several academic departments. The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues to design instructional initiatives, assessment methods, and online resources. Subject liaison duties include developing course-integrated instruction, providing outreach and promotion of library collections and services to faculty and students, and developing the print and digital collections. Reference services include individual consultations and research help, as well as contributing to other projects. The successful candidate will contribute to the planning, development and assessment of departmental and library-wide resources and services, and pursue professional and scholarly endeavors related to the position.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program by summer 2016.
  • Interest in library instruction and information literacy.
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to meet the university's requirements for promotion and tenure.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Course work or experience with information literacy instruction.
  • Knowledge of best practices and current trends in information literacy education and effective teaching methods.
  • Familiarity with applying emerging technologies for information and instructional services.
  • Experience in an academic library.

Salary and Benefits: $40,000, plus excellent benefits

To Apply: View the full posting and apply online.

Application Deadline: Review Date: 02/11/2016

Librarian - TT - Emerging Technologies
Listing: #9
Posted: January 18, 2016
Organization: CCS Libraries, Community Colleges of Spokane
Location: Spokane, WA

Description: The Emerging Technologies Librarian is aware of trends impacting libraries and information discovery and uses that knowledge to lead innovative and responsive technology-based initiatives within CCS Libraries. In addition to managing the digital library collections, responsibilities include managing the CCS Library Services web presence and mobile interfaces, overseeing operation of the integrated library system (ILS), as well as compiling and analyzing usage statistics, learner analytics, and user experience (UX) data in order to ensure services and programs meet user needs. As student and faculty needs evolve, the Emerging Technologies Librarian introduces innovative tools and techniques, leading the library forward in support of teaching and learning by experimenting with new ideas and pilot projects that work as a catalyst to push the library into the future. S/he also serves as a subject liaison to one or more academic disciplines with responsibility for collection management, reference, and instructional activities. CCS libraries provide services across a five county region located in northeast Washington including sites at Spokane Community College, Spokane Falls Community College and a number of rural centers.

Responsibilities:

  • Exploits the technological capabilities of Primo/ALMA for the benefit of end users providing training and advocacy on the library's integrated systems to ensure that the system is used to its full capacity;
  • Assesses digital usage and user satisfaction on a regular basis; employ learner analytics to ascertain the impact of library programs on student success and make recommendations on strategies for continuous improvement;
  • Manages digital resources and the development of e-collections
    • Manages vendor relations.
    • Coordinates trials, acquisition and license renewal activities with publishers/vendors and CCS staff.
    • Manages authentication services for remote access to library collections.
    • Analyzes the organization of technology-based library service and collections from a UX perspective.
    • Maintains data in the library's knowledge bases, proxy server and other systems.
  • Experiments with new technologies, introducing tools and techniques to CCS faculty and students that support teaching and learning;
  • Maintains CCS Library Services' web presence, including mobile applications;
  • Provides professional librarian services and academic support to students, faculty and other library patrons at physical and virtual reference desks;
  • Provides information literacy instruction and produce instructional materials for on-ground and online delivery;
  • Provides availability and accessibility to students for purpose of academic consulting and support, in a manner appropriate to meet student needs, through a combination of scheduled office hours, e-mail accessibility or other effective means of responsive and timely communication;
  • Communicates expectations and establishes clear grading criteria through appropriate instructional means, to include but not limited to developing course syllabi, handouts, and materials supporting the instructional process; evaluates student progress and provides clear, timely feedback;
  • Participates in district, division, department, or general faculty meetings; in-service training; curriculum development; academic consulting; workshops or seminars; service on district or college councils or committees, or other activities within the scope of the position;
  • Complies with state and federal law applicable to professional duties and responsibilities; Follows established procedures in areas such as printing, turning in grades, bookstore orders, office support, student financial aid requirements, safety and health issues and related administrative processes;
  • Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned;
  • In addition, faculty may:
    • Instruct courses in related disciplines based upon individual qualifications and expertise.
    • Supervise paraprofessional employees or direct the work of assigned work-study students. Responsible for ensuring assigned staff adhere to acceptable behavior and performance standards. Demonstrate that assigned staff have been informed how behavior and performance will be assessed, receive timely and accurate feedback regarding performance, and any observed performance and behavioral problems are corrected promptly.
    • Advise student clubs or associations.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of academic digital information resources and licensing.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain web sites from a UX perspective.
  • Ability to proactively identify opportunities and trends in order to infuse new ideas in the information literacy program via early stage innovation projects.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Experience managing large technology-based projects successfully.
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
  • Acceptance of and willingness to support the role that community colleges serve in higher education, and specifically the mission, values, goals and objectives of the Community Colleges of Spokane
  • Ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution and the community/technical college system.
  • A demonstrated understanding of and value for the contributions that a diverse workforce can make to the success of both the organization and the students we serve.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Previous experience equivalent to one full academic year as a professional librarian.

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time, tenure track position with an entry level base salary (for a 175-day academic year contract) of $46,072 - $48,825. * Base salary increases to maximum of $71,516, advancement based upon years of service and professional development activity.

* Total compensation: $61,276 - $64,937. Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates and median retirement fund contributions. The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.

To Apply: View the full application and apply online.

Application Deadline: February, 16, 2016

Electronic Resources Librarian
Listing: #8
Posted: January 18, 2016
Organization: A. R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center
Location: Kansas City, KS

Description: The University of Kansas Medical Center, A. R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences, seeks a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and highly-motivated individual for the position Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Content and Access, the incumbent provides vision, leadership and management of content acquisition, electronic resources and resource sharing services.

She/he works closely with colleagues in Content and Access, User Services, Research and Learning, and Information Resources Technology staff, as well as with our counterparts on the KU-Lawrence and Wichita campuses in support of resource sharing services. Solid knowledge of publisher and vendor practices, copyright, fair use and open access publishing will be a plus in this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with oversight of acquisitions budget, resolution of payment problems, and working with vendors and campus offices as needed. Oversee acquisition of library materials in all formats.
  • Monitor, analyze, and coordinates acquisitions and resource sharing data, statistics and other reports to assist in various assessment projects and to ensure timely and efficient service for patrons.
  • Provide e-content activation, management, and troubleshooting.
  • Apply knowledge of laws, standards, fair use and copyright decisions applicable to resource sharing operations and acquisitions.
  • Maintain effective business relationships with vendors (including pricing and license. negotiations) and assesses vendor performance.
  • Maintain awareness of regional and national professional organizations of relevance to resource sharing and acquisitions and participates in regional and national consortia collaborations with our KU-Lawrence counterparts.
  • Promote effective communication, teamwork, and a strong customer service orientation, both within the department and across the University system.
  • Develop expertise with emerging technologies and maintains awareness of trends and developments in acquisitions, resource sharing and content delivery.
  • Support the library's mission and strategic initiatives through department planning and objectives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Qualifications, Required:

  • Master's degree by date of appointment.
  • Minimum of one year experience in e-resources management.
  • Familiarity with e-resource licensing, scholarly publishing, copyright and fair use issues.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as evidenced by the application materials and through the interview process.

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Experience working with an e-resources assessment tool such as Intota.
  • Experience working with current and emerging information systems in acquisition and resource sharing domains (ILS, electronic resource management, vendor databases, etc.).
  • Experience with budget planning, expenditure analysis and project management.
  • Demonstrated initiative, creativity, resourcefulness, and commitment to innovative approaches for improving operations and services.
  • Strong technical skills in MS office applications and database management systems.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, persuasion/negotiation, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus and promote productive cooperation and teamwork.

To Apply: View the full application and apply online. Choose Browse and look for the Administrative tab.

Web Services Librarian
Listing: #7
Posted: January 18, 2016
Organization: Library, Stony Brook University
Location:Stony Brook, NY

Responsibilities: Stony Brook University Libraries seeks a creative and user-oriented colleague for the position of Web Services Librarian. Under the direction of the Associate Director for Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Services and as part of the Library Information Technology team, the Web Services Librarian is charged with supporting the coordination, planning, development, maintenance and evaluation of the Library's evolving web presence, including the main website, integrated web applications, user interfaces and mobile environment. The Web Services Librarian will be expected to participate in research, publication, teaching and service consonant with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Under the direction of the Associate Director for Library Technology and in collaboration with the Library IT Department, the successful incumbent will lead the design and development of the University Libraries' web presence.
  • Coordinate workflows, set guidelines and ensure that the libraries' web presence is accurate, up-to-date, user-centered and accessible.
  • Manage interface customizations and the integration of commercial and open source library applications into the SBU Libraries' virtual spaces, with an emphasis on usability and user responsiveness.
  • Assist with creating and administering library intranet and other web resources intended for staff use.
  • Collaborate with library faculty and staff to develop and deliver research and reference focused material for the web, improve user interfaces, test new delivery platforms, and assist with technical issues.
  • Explore, recommend and adopt standard and emerging tools, techniques, methods and applications to deliver a robust and reliable online experience for all library users.
  • Manage web content management systems, such as WordPress. Work collaboratively with Library IT and other library departments to implement, develop and maintain web applications, interconnectivity, search functionality, and branding of the library website, catalog, serials portal, link resolver, discovery service, institutional repository and local databases.
  • Lead and/or participate in processes for usability testing, analytics analysis and assessments of the Libraries' virtual spaces.
  • Maintain currency with web technologies, software, tools and solutions. Participates in training efforts.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for investigating and resolving web-based problems received from library users. Communicate issues or outages to stakeholder groups as they arise, as well as resolutions.
  • Participate in liaison, reference and outreach efforts to the University.
  • Conduct research and scholarship consistent with a tenure-track appointment. Participate in faculty governance, committee works, and continuing professional development.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Required: Master's degree in Library Information Science/Studies from an ALA-accredited institution. Expertise with web design and development using HTML, CSS and scripting languages. Experience working with web authoring tools and content management systems, preferably WordPress. Familiarity with usability design and assessment. Expertise using Adobe Creative Suite or comparable web design applications. Knowledge of current web accessibility standards, and how these affect web design and patron access, including responsive web design. Ability to provide a portfolio of completed web design projects. Strong project management skills. Experience working in a team environment. Supervisory and training experience. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Qualifications, Preferred: Demonstrable experience with web APIs and mobile technologies. Familiarity with a web application framework, such as PHP, Ruby, Python, etc. Experience with Springshare's LibApps enterprise (LibGuides, LibAnswers, etc). Graphical design ability, including knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator or GIMP. Understanding of the role and potential of the Web in teaching, learning and research pursuits of a large research library setting. Understanding of information seeking behaviors in an academic research environment and commitment to user-centered library services. Ability to write concisely and effectively for the web, and create effective documentation for both IT and non-IT staff regarding technical processes and procedures. Strong interest in emerging technologies, library technology trends, general trends in librarianship and higher education that affect library technology. Experience in an academic library setting.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

To Apply: View the full posting. Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel Office
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3300

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 02/13/2016.

About the Library: Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus.

About the Univeristy: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region.

Digital Projects Librarian
Listing: #6
Posted: January 18, 2016
Organization: Library, Stony Brook University
Location:Stony Brook, NY

Responsibilities: Under the leadership of the Associate Director for Library Technology, the Digital Projects Librarian will be responsible for the planning and management of digital projects throughout the University Libraries environment. As a member of the Library Information Technology team, the Digital Projects Librarian will work across Library departments and with University-wide clients to assess complex digital project requirements and provide quality technical solutions. S/he will work with librarians and faculty members to digitize collections that will be of benefit to their courses and assignments, and faculty and/or student research projects. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Leads the development and management of digital projects. Provides technical expertise and project management support in the creation and maintenance of digital collections on various platforms, including the Libraries' institutional repository.
  • Coordinates and manages the daily operations of the Digital Lab, including digitization and quality control activities.
  • Designs, documents and oversees efficient digital production workflows supporting the creation of digital objects that conform to digital library standards.
  • Ensures compliance with standards and best practices for digital collections.
  • Works with University faculty to incorporate digitization initiatives into their research, teaching and outreach activities.
  • Investigates and recommends digitization hardware and software.
  • Assists with metadata creation, content migration, digital project consulting, and outreach. Collaborates with other librarians, including metadata librarians, to create new digital collections, enhance existing ones, and integrate digital resources into websites and learning management systems.
  • Communicates with vendors on issues related to hardware, software and digitization of multimedia content.
  • Trains and supervises staff and student employees on digitization tasks.
  • Represents the Libraries to appropriate campus units and University offices and participates in professional activities and committee assignments.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of the literature, information technology, and overall technology trends in academic libraries and higher education via professional literature, continuing education, professional development and communication with other libraries.
  • Keeps abreast of trends in the creation, maintenance and migration of digital collections, and make recommendations to improve procedures and access.
  • Researches and develops grant proposals relating to digitization.
  • Collaborates with library staff to create digital exhibits.

Qualifications, Required: MLS/MLIS or equivalent, from an ALA accredited program. Knowledge of emerging technology trends related to digital collections. Experience with digital project management. Evidence of ability to do research, publication and service consonant with University standards for promotion and tenure. Commitment to creating and maintaining high quality digital collections and exhibits that can be used for teaching, research and outreach. Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, and a vision for the future of academic libraries. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals.

Qualifications, Preferred: Advanced degree. Working knowledge of the variety of metadata standards used in digital collections like EAD, MODS, METS, VRA Core and Dublin Core. Familiarity with repository forms such as Omeka, DSpace and CONTENTdm. Familiarity with web programming and design. Experience handling archives and special collections records. Training and supervisory experience. Grant writing experience. Understanding of copyright laws and rights management issues in a digital environment.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

To Apply: View the full posting. Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel Office
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3300

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by February 13, 2016.

About the Library: Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus.

About the Univeristy: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region.

Information Literacy and Instruction Librarian
Listing: #5
Posted: Janurary 16, 2016
Organization: Landman Library, Arcadia University
Location: Glenside, PA

Description: We are currently seeking an innovative and dynamic librarian to help us lead the evaluation and further development of our information literacy program. In collaboration with librarians and faculty, the person chosen for this position will work to further integrate information literacy into the University's curriculum, align information literacy program learning outcomes with the new ACRL framework, and develop an ongoing assessment plan for the program. In addition to the above duties, the librarian will also join a highly-functioning team of academic librarians providing research services to students, and liaison outreach, including collection development and classroom instruction, to several academic departments.

This is a 12-month faculty position, rank based on experience. The position is non-tenured, but with access to Arcadiaís faculty promotion process. Participation in professional development activities and presentation at conferences is expected and encouraged. Possibility of teaching credit-bearing, interdisciplinary courses after completing the first year of employment

Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning, implementation, marketing, and evaluation of the library's instructional program, working in collaboration with the Library Associate Dean and liaison librarians.
  • Review the university curriculum and collaborate with liaison librarians to expand the library's information literacy program.
  • Collaborate with classroom faculty to provide information literacy instruction to students using active learning and student centered instructional strategies, and focused one-on-one research assistance.
  • Provide reference assistance during the regular workday as one of several librarians on call.
  • Serve as liaison librarian to several academic departments on campus (to be determined based on candidates background and experience)
  • Provide service to the university by serving on university-wide committees

Qualifications, Required:

  • Experience or coursework related to Information Literacy and Library instruction
  • Familiarity with ACRL's information literacy framework, information literacy program best practices and assessment methods.
  • Awareness of current developments and trends in academic libraries and library instruction
  • Initiative and leadership skills and a willingness to collaborate and share expertise; ability to work in teams and negotiate solutions with diverse groups.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish good relationships with students and aptitude for service-oriented work.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Interest in pursuing professional development activities including conference presentation and publication in professional journals
  • Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited program

To Apply: View the post online at https://faculty-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/2012/information-literacy-and-instruction-librarian/job.

Interested candidates should apply online at https://faculty-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/ where they will submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy and names and phone numbers of three professional references.

Scholarly Communication Librarian
Listing: #4
Posted: Janurary 16, 2016
Organization: Ina Dillard Russell Library, Georgia College & State University
Location: Milledgeville, GA

Description: The primary responsibility of this position is to take the lead in building a scholarly communications program at GCSU by educating and informing the community about issues related to scholarly communication. Reporting to the Associate Director for Instruction & Research Services, this position develops services and programs designed to provide outreach to administrators, faculty, staff, and students on issues related to intellectual property and advocates for the broad sharing and preservation of the scholarly record created at Georgia College.

Responsibilities
Assessment Works collaboratively with other librarians (ex., User Engagement Librarian) to continually assess faculty and student needs as they relate to scholarly communication issues and makes recommendations to the library to provide support to the campus

Communication Monitors national scholarly communication policy issues and informs administrators, librarians, faculty, staff, and students on changes and new developments of significance

Programming Plans and organizes regular campus events and instructional programs on scholarly communication-related issues; in cooperation with the Digital Archivist, works collaboratively to support and promote the existing institutional repository to faculty, undergraduate and graduate students; serves as a liaison to on-campus research and publishing initiatives,including the student research journals i.e., the Corinthian; encourages new publications and identifies potential groups to participate in the institutional repository and other publishing initiatives

Faculty - Teaching/Instructing Teaching and Instructional Responsibilities include: participation in the library instruction program, responsibility for the creation and promotion of instructional information such as bibliographies, service guides, web publications, subject-related research guides, etc. ñ Participation in the libraryís collection development efforts by reviewing, selecting, and making recommendations for the purchase of library materials that support the curriculum

Faculty - Professional Development Membership and participation in professional organizations, including attending conferences, pursuing continuing education opportunities, serving on committees, and holding offices

Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity Faculty are expected to conduct research and develop within the profession. The following represents some possibilities for scholarship creative activities possibilities: Publications, presentations at professional meetings, and grant applications.

Faculty - Service to Institution Faculty contribute service to the institution. Examples include the following: Department, college, and university committee memberships and offices; planning and/or participating in programs, activities, and workshops; participation in special programs or projects and other service in the institution.

Qualifications, Required:

  • ALA-accredited Masters degree in library and information science
  • Three years of relevant experience with an emphasis on scholarly communication matters in libraries or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating and liaising with faculty, students and administrators across the institution
  • Working knowledge of an institutional repository system
  • Experience developing and maintaining web-based information guides and instructional materials
  • Experience working cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Five years of relevant experience with an emphasis on scholarly communication matters in libraries or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to lead successful projects
  • Demonstrated experience providing consultation and training on scholarly communication related issues on a campus-wide basis, for example by developing and delivering educational materials, workshops and events
  • Demonstrated experience related to the assessment of user needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of institutional repositories, including policy development and effective solicitation of participation and content

To Apply: Online at https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/2489.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Experience Design Librarian
Listing: #3
Posted: Janurary 16, 2016
Organization: Library, Champlain College
Location: Burlington, VT

Description: Champlain College seeks a collegial, creative, collaborative, enthusiastic and service-oriented Librarian to join their award-winning library team to provide high-quality academic library services in an innovative setting.

The Experience Design Librarian will work collaboratively across the library and the wider College campus to design, implement, promote and assess meaningful and impactful library user experiences, adopting an evidence-based approach throughout. The successful candidate will collect, analyze, interpret and report constituencies' experiences for use in the continued improvement and success of Champlain College Library.

The successful candidate will adopt appropriate strategies and methods, such as user focus groups, usability testing, piloting, and action research, to design and deliver human-centered, engaging and exciting library experiences, both in-person and online. This librarian will be strongly focused on data and analytics for use by the wider library team in planning and assessing library resources, services, activities, spaces, and other efforts. The Experience Design Librarian will explore connections between library usage and academic success measures such as retention, achievement, and graduation rates.

This position will participate fully in the library's instructional and reference services, as well as general outreach and collection development activities. This librarian will join the teaching librarian team to design and deliver course-embedded instruction in our inquiry-based information literacy program. This position requires regular evening reference duties during the semester. The Experience Design Librarian will report to the Associate Library Director.

Qualifications, Required: Master's degree in library science or related field from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent is essential. Relevant experience in an academic library is an advantage.

We require a curious, user-focused and collaborative librarian to create exceptional library experiences for our patrons. We seek a colleague who is interested in helping us serve our academic community and shape the future of a dynamic, nimble, and thriving college library.

To Apply: See the full post online at https://champlain.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=67588. Submit a resume and cover letter at http://www.champlain.edu/peoplecenter. The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Head, Design & Discovery
Listing: #2
Posted: Janurary 15, 2016
Organization: University of Michigan library, University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Description: The Head of Design & Discovery, reporting to the Associate University Librarian for LIT, provides leadership for programmatic initiatives of the unit; directs management of the unit's project and operational portfolio; and collaborates with the IT leadership team to guide the strategic direction of the division as a whole. The work of the Design & Discovery unit is highly collaborative, with projects and initiatives involving staff from across LIT, the Library, the campus, and beyond. Unit activities include coordinating strategic initiatives; designing user-centered IT service models and cross-division work flows; providing analytics-driven guidance for public discovery, access, and content systems; promoting the adoption of technology policies and standards; and coordinating IT project and resource stewardship initiatives. The unit's service and operational portfolio includes the library web site; in-house and vendor-based cross-platform search and discovery systems; user interface frameworks; library staff business work flow and content tools; and digital exhibits. Within its design portfolio, the unit promotes user-centered design while providing leadership and expertise in User Experience (UX) strategy, user research, assessment, content creation and management, and web accessibility.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team of IT managers, with a combined staff of over 60 FTE, focused on realizing the dual mission of the division: enabling library services through elegant technology solutions; and uniting the preservation, access, and publishing of digital content. Collectively, the division supports the development and upkeep of fundamental services including the library website; information discovery and access applications; the library management system; learning analytics; and learning technologies.

Responsibilities
Leadership and strategy Contributes to strategic planning for LIT in the context of library and university goals, and translates strategic thinking into goal-oriented planning and implementation road maps for Design & Discovery priorities and areas of activity.

Management and supervision Facilitates operational excellence for the Design & Discovery unit, including resource management, staff management, mentoring and training, and general supervision.

Design and development Takes part in high level design and development of applications, methodologies, and services in cooperation with a spectrum of stakeholders within LIT and across the library.

Research, teaching, and publication Participates actively in the larger professional community by actively exploring relevant topics, and works to share knowledge through regular presentations, publications, and teaching.

Qualifications, Required:

  • An ALA-accredited master's degree or advanced degree in a related field such as Interaction Design, Experience Design, Information Architecture, Knowledge Management, or IT Management and five or more years relevant experience or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience
  • At least three years staff management experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role and potential of technology for achieving excellence in the design and delivery of information resources and services
  • Demonstrated experience with user-centered service development and process improvement within the context of information discovery and digital content services
  • Record of developing team effectiveness and excellence, including skills, capacities, methods and work flow, professional development, and diversity
  • Record of increasing professional contributions or notable accomplishments at the local or national level in one or more areas of expertise related to information technology and information systems
  • Demonstrated experience participating in or managing technical projects that require complex coordination, high levels of integration, and/or diverse stakeholders and users
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization

Qualifications, Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization
  • 8 or more years experience relevant to job duties and one or more of the following:
    • Experience with design, implementation, or management of user-facing application development
    • Experience in any or all of the following user experience areas: usability, content, information architecture, design standards, and universal design
    • Experience with the design and management of search, discovery, indexing, and retrieval systems
    • Experience with processes and tools for managing large project portfolios
    • Experience with data analytics, data science, or data-driven improvement of services and systems

To Apply: Online at http://umjobs.org/job_detail/118695/head_design_discovery.

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. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received.

Director, Library
Listing: #1
Posted: Janurary 15, 2016
Organization: NYIT/College of Osteopathic Medicine library, New York Institute of Technology /College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location: Old Westbury, NY

Responsibilities
Collection Developmet

  • select books, journals and other library resources for the library
  • process and keep track of all materials ordered
  • input purchase orders
  • supervise maintenance of the serials collection

Public Services
  • provide reference services to students and faculty to meet their educational, teaching and research needs (answer informational and research questions)
  • provide library instruction to patrons on library resources and literature searching
  • create tutorials or other training modules to help orient users to library databases and market library services

Administration
  • Report to Chief Medical Librarian at Old Westbury campus
  • Monitor budget
  • Monitor and keep monthly statistics on circulation and library resources usage
  • Administer personnel regulations and communicate policies of the school
  • Schedule and supervise other library staff and approve timesheets

Qualifications, Required:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited school with 5+ years experience in an academic library required
  • Must have knowledge of educational resources

To Apply: For immediate consideration please email your resume and cover letter to: nyitcomarkansas.jobs@nyit.edu. Please reference ‘RA 2003' in your subject line.

Job posting is online at http://www.nyit.edu/index.php/human_resources/positions/director_library/.

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