iSchool MLIS http://mlis.umd.edu Master of Library and Information Science Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:40:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.3 Generalist Librarian for LibSource- Washington, DC http://mlis.umd.edu/generalist-librarian-libsource-washington-dc/ http://mlis.umd.edu/generalist-librarian-libsource-washington-dc/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:40:09 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18487 LibSource, a LAC Group company, seeks a Generalist  Librarian for a major law firm client with a busy library in their  Washington DC office. The Librarian will be required to coordinate technical services and collection maintenance, respond to research requests, and perform Continue reading Generalist Librarian for LibSource- Washington, DC

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LibSource, a LAC Group company, seeks a Generalist  Librarian for a major law firm client with a busy library in their  Washington DC office. The Librarian will be required to coordinate technical services and collection maintenance, respond to research requests, and perform cataloging and basic support functions.  This position functions as part of a larger library team dispersed across four office locations.  The candidate will be expected to collaborate and work in a distributed environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform legal research using electronic and print resources via the library’s portal site.
  • Maintain library collection by sorting, shelving and organizing print publications and filing pocket parts,  supplements and loose- leaf sets.
  • Check-in and route materials using library catalog.
  • Modify and update catalog records according to set criteria to change location, holdings, etc.
  • Search and retrieve records in OCLC and the ILS and assist in their processing.
  • Respond to research requests and assist in locating books and publications.
  • Perform related tasks as assigned and participate in special projects as necessary.
  • Print and affix labels.
  • Perform clerical tasks such as cataloging, data entry, generating reports and processing invoices.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3  years experience in Information/Library Services preferably in a legal environment or solo environment.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s in Library and Information Science, preferred.
  • General knowledge of library services, tasks, programs.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Experience using an integrated library system such as EOS or Sydney.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/7qW4to

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Library Technician at Library of the Marine Corps- Quantico, VA http://mlis.umd.edu/library-technician-library-marine-corps-quantico-va/ http://mlis.umd.edu/library-technician-library-marine-corps-quantico-va/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:38:17 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18485 You will serve as a LIBRARY TECHNICIAN(OA) in the Library of the Marine Corps of TRAINING AND EDUCATION COMMAND. You will locate library materials (e.g., books, periodicals, pamphlets, reserve materials, microfilms) for faculty, students, and staff. You will use knowledge Continue reading Library Technician at Library of the Marine Corps- Quantico, VA

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You will serve as a LIBRARY TECHNICIAN(OA) in the Library of the Marine Corps of TRAINING AND EDUCATION COMMAND.

  • You will locate library materials (e.g., books, periodicals, pamphlets, reserve materials, microfilms) for faculty, students, and staff.
  • You will use knowledge of cataloging rules (e.g., Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition) to establish a proper process in the cataloging of the library.
  • You will operate automated areas of the library (e.g., cataloging, circulation, acquisitions, serials) to answer customer’s inquiries on library material.
  • You will use the integrated library system (ILS) circulation module to check in and out materials.
  • You will operate computer software for highly specialized technical information, research, and cataloging.

Apply at USAJobs

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Temporary Corporate/Company Researcher for LibGig- location unspecified http://mlis.umd.edu/temporary-corporate-company-researcher-libgig-location-unspecified/ http://mlis.umd.edu/temporary-corporate-company-researcher-libgig-location-unspecified/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:35:48 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18483 LibGig, a division of LAC Group, is searching for a Temporary Corporate/Company Researcher to provide quality research of companies, corporations, and top-level executives using online resources.   This is a temporary full-time position that will last approximately 2-3 months. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Create reports and run Continue reading Temporary Corporate/Company Researcher for LibGig- location unspecified

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LibGig, a division of LAC Group, is searching for a Temporary Corporate/Company Researcher to provide quality research of companies, corporations, and top-level executives using online resources.   This is a temporary full-time position that will last approximately 2-3 months.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Create reports and run online article searches on companies and executives;
  • Additional research on companies, executives, and industries;
  • Research and prepare client-ready profiles;
  • Communicate changes at companies and their executives and other newsworthy items;
  • Stay abreast of and recommend the best resources related to company and corporate governance research;
  • Conduct analysis of public and private corporations to determine strategic initiatives and identify business development opportunities;

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS/MLIS degree is preferred, though a qualified researcher with a BA/BS will be considered;
  • A minimum of 1 year of research experience in a law firm, academic library, professional services or corporate setting is preferred;
  • Experience and proficiency in using online research and business/company databases such as CapitalIQ, Factiva, LexisNexis, Avention (D&B Hoovers);
  • Familiarity with public companies, corporate governance and SEC filings;
  • Strong writing skills with a professional business vocabulary.

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/CLq2gC

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Media Cataloger for LibGig- New York, NY http://mlis.umd.edu/media-cataloger-libgig-new-york-ny/ http://mlis.umd.edu/media-cataloger-libgig-new-york-ny/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:33:36 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18481 LibGig, an LAC Group company, is seeking, for immediate hire a Media Cataloger for a 6-9 month project with our client, a prestigious media and entertainment company, located in New York City (Manhattan).  This project will be supporting the client’s group charged Continue reading Media Cataloger for LibGig- New York, NY

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LibGig, an LAC Group company, is seeking, for immediate hire a Media Cataloger for a 6-9 month project with our client, a prestigious media and entertainment company, located in New York City (Manhattan).  This project will be supporting the client’s group charged with the long-term archiving and preservation of program assets.  This group operates the materials/media archives, which includes an active storage of film, video, audio, and digital elements.   The Media Cataloger will properly identify film, video, audio, removable digital media, and paperwork elements then create and populate records in the client’s Xytech database system.  Titles of elements will be assigned to the Media Catalogers based on workflow needs of production and preservation projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Extensively utilizing the Xytech Database System by inputting and creating records accurately from physical assets;
  • Unpack each carton and identify elements against the production inventory sheet before entering records into the database;
  • Print barcode labels from the entered records and affix them to the elements;
  • Return elements to its original carton after data entry and prepare carton for permanent storage.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience working with a database; Knowledge of the Xytech database system is a plus.
  • A general understanding of post-production and archive workflow practices with an ability to identify and retain knowledge of film, video and audio formats;
  • Must be a detail-oriented team player with strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be able to lift and handle 10 – 20 lbs or less.

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/auVrkh

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Student Archives Assistant at University of Maryland, University College- Largo, MA http://mlis.umd.edu/student-archives-assistant-university-maryland-university-college-largo-ma/ http://mlis.umd.edu/student-archives-assistant-university-maryland-university-college-largo-ma/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:48:55 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18479 Student Archives Assistant The UMUC library is looking for a student archives assistant to work 12-20 hours a week. The duties and responsibilities of this position include preliminary sorting and processing of college archival records. This student assistant will assist Continue reading Student Archives Assistant at University of Maryland, University College- Largo, MA

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Student Archives Assistant

The UMUC library is looking for a student archives assistant to work 12-20 hours a week. The
duties and responsibilities of this position include preliminary sorting and processing of college
archival records. This student assistant will assist with processing, description and preservation
of archival and special collections for access and public use, as well as digitization of materials
for the digital repository. The assistant may also be tasked with coordination and preparation of
special exhibits and projects, as well as planning and preparation for special events. In addition
this student will perform special tasks, working independently, to create or enhance finding aids
for the collections. Must be able to occasionally lift boxes up to 30 lb. in weight. Other duties as
assigned.

This position pays $13/hour, and reports to the UMUC Archivist, at UMUC’s Largo, MD
location. The position will report during regular weekday business hours, though the schedule is
highly flexible, up to 20 hours per week.

For more information, or to apply, contact Renee Brown at renee.brown@umuc.edu 240-684-
2024.

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Instructional Design Librarian (Nursing & STEM) at Nevada State College- Henderson, NV http://mlis.umd.edu/instructional-design-librarian-nursing-stem-nevada-state-college-henderson-nv/ http://mlis.umd.edu/instructional-design-librarian-nursing-stem-nevada-state-college-henderson-nv/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:44:57 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18477 Instructional Design Librarian Job Description: Nevada State College invites applications for an Instructional Design Librarian (Nursing and STEM). This position reports to the Director of Library Services and will join the College during an exciting period of growth and development. The Continue reading Instructional Design Librarian (Nursing & STEM) at Nevada State College- Henderson, NV

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Instructional Design Librarian

Job Description:

Nevada State College invites applications for an Instructional Design Librarian (Nursing and STEM). This position reports to the Director of Library Services and will join the College during an exciting period of growth and development.

The Instructional Design Librarian provides leadership for the integration of scalable and sustainable information literacy initiatives into the curriculum of the School of Nursing and the Department of Physical & Life Sciences.

Strong candidates will be inspired by:

  • The chance to work at an institution dedicated to creating successful outcomes for students from largely underserved, first generation, and non-traditional backgrounds.
  • The opportunity to work in an environment that embraces innovation and experimentation.
  • The prospect of working in an environment in which assessment and evidence drive institutional improvement and innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • Consults and collaborates with teaching faculty to integrate information literacy learning outcomes, assignments, learning activities, and learning assessments into in-person, hybrid, and online courses. (30%)
  • Works collaboratively with campus stakeholders to integrate library resources, services, and other tools into the curriculum. (20%)
  • Creates and maintains a repository of reusable learning objects. (20%)
  • Creates scholarly products; actively participates in committees, professional engagement, or service; and meets other NSC requirements for promotion and tenure. (20%)
  • Provides information literacy instruction and research services. (10%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree or equivalent by the start date.
  • Commitment to improving success of first-generation and underrepresented students.
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing instructional services to relevant disciplines or a degree in the health sciences, life sciences, or physical sciences.
  • Experience collaborating with instructors to develop learning outcomes, learning activities, and learning assessments.
  • Familiarity with contemporary theories, models, and best practices associated with information literacy.
  • Ability to build rapport with students and campus stakeholders.
  • Ability to use research methods to pose and answer questions that lead to improved practice.
  • Experience creating digital learning objects.

About Nevada State College:

Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017, Nevada State College is the first and only four-year institution in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). Enrollment at the College has increased rapidly, climbing from 177 students at its inception in 2002 to 4,200 students in fall 2017. Located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada, NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary service, engaging learning experiences, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all corners of the campus.

We are seeking committed individuals, who care deeply about higher education and student customer service, to work alongside dedicated executives, staff and faculty in a highly collegial environment. Our staff members enjoy the rare opportunity to shape the College as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Nevada.

About the Marydean Martin Library:

As the first “bookless” academic library in the state of Nevada, the Marydean Martin Library focuses its effort on improving outcomes for the College’s largely first-generation, diverse, and underrepresented student population. The Library regularly partners with faculty on course design; enhances the affordability of course content with open educational resources; and collaborates with faculty to integrate new technology such as 3D printing services into the curriculum. The Library also has a deep collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research that has led to research findings indicating that students who use the library’s digital collections and services have improved research assignment grades, semester GPA, academic standing, and one-term retention.

About the Henderson/Las Vegas Area:

The College’s 500-acre campus is located on the east side of Henderson, about 20 miles from the Las Vegas strip. Henderson, is the second largest city in Nevada, with a wide range of amenities, including beautiful parks, hiking trails, nearly 200 miles of biking trails, and easy access to Lake Mead and Lake Las Vegas. Henderson has been consistently ranked as one of the safest cities in the United States. Henderson’s proximity to Las Vegas allows for easy access to the Downtown Arts District, the Las Vegas resorts and casinos, and world-class dining and shopping.

Salary, Rank & Benefits: 

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor level. Salary range is $50,000 – $55,000, depending on experience.

Nevada State College offers competitive salaries, plus excellent benefits, including 14.5% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and three health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

Submit an application

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Research & Instruction Librarian at Virginia Military Institute- Lexington, VA http://mlis.umd.edu/research-instruction-librarian-virginia-military-institute-lexington-va/ http://mlis.umd.edu/research-instruction-librarian-virginia-military-institute-lexington-va/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:41:46 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18475 The Preston Library at Virginia Military Institute seeks a creative and collegial librarian who desires to work in a team-based environment and develop innovative learner-centered services that support the Institute’s academic programs. Founded in 1839, VMI is part of the Continue reading Research & Instruction Librarian at Virginia Military Institute- Lexington, VA

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The Preston Library at Virginia Military Institute seeks a creative and collegial librarian who desires to work in a team-based environment and develop innovative learner-centered services that support the Institute’s academic programs. Founded in 1839, VMI is part of the state-supported system of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ranked consistently among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, VMI is an undergraduate institution that enrolls approximately 1,700 full-time cadets.

Lexington is located between the beautiful Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains in the Shenandoah Valley, one hour south of Shenandoah National Park. It is a 3 hour drive to Washington, D.C., 2 hours to Virginia’s state capitol, Richmond, and both Charlottesville and Roanoke are both a 1 hour away.

To view a full position description and apply, go to: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/102106

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University Archivist at Minnesota State University Moorhead- Moorhead, MN http://mlis.umd.edu/university-archivist-minnesota-state-university-moorhead-moorhead-mn/ http://mlis.umd.edu/university-archivist-minnesota-state-university-moorhead-moorhead-mn/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:40:21 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18473 Minnesota State University Moorhead is searching for a University Archivist. Responsibilities The University Archivist is a member of the library faculty whose main responsibilities include: •    digitizing and organizing of images, papers, oral histories, student newspapers, yearbooks, etc. •    participating Continue reading University Archivist at Minnesota State University Moorhead- Moorhead, MN

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Minnesota State University Moorhead is searching for a University Archivist.

Responsibilities

The University Archivist is a member of the library faculty whose main responsibilities include:

•    digitizing and organizing of images, papers, oral histories, student newspapers, yearbooks, etc.
•    participating in local digital projects (e.g., Digital Horizons (North Dakota), Minnesota Historical Association)
•    collaborating with local, state, and national historical organizations
•    developing a comprehensive outreach and marketing plan for University Archives and Northwest MN Historical Center (NMHC)
•    managing archival digital collections, including RED (MSUM’s institutional repository, red.mnstate.edu) and Minnesota Reflections
•    managing the collections of the NMHC
•    encouraging student growth and learning through instruction and acting as a mentor for interns in University Archives and the NMHC
•    increasing student engagement and class use of the University Archives through outreach, marketing, and public relations.
•    working closely with MSUM faculty and staff to assess current and future needs of the archives and to implement programs that enhance the archives
•    delivering reference services related to the history and organization of MSUM and advising library and university leadership on archives standards and practices
•    participating in the activities of the Library, including reference duties, instruction, and committee service.

Qualifications

    Required:
•    Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Archival Studies, History, or Library Science
•    2 years of professional, full-time experience in archives or special collections
•    Experience providing reference and research service to students, faculty, staff, and the general public
•    Strong command of archival theory and best practices, especially as they relate to the particular issues posed by born-digital content, computing operating systems, storage systems, and file formats
•    Knowledge of digital preservation principles, digital forensics techniques, and knowledge of digital standards such as PREMIS, OAIS, TDR, Dublin Core, METS, and MODS
•    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and constituents in a diverse environment
•    Excellent organizational and time-management skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills

    Preferred:
•    PhD from accredited institution in Archival Studies or related field
•    3 years professional, full-time experience in archives or special collections
•    Experience supervising full-time employees
•    A successful record of obtaining grants from outside agencies
•    Experience designing displays, programs, and exhibits
•    A record of fostering engagement through outreach
•    Two years of teaching experience in a university setting

To apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/moorheadmn

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Electronic Access and Discovery Librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato- Mankato, MN http://mlis.umd.edu/electronic-access-discovery-librarian-minnesota-state-university-mankato-mankato-mn/ http://mlis.umd.edu/electronic-access-discovery-librarian-minnesota-state-university-mankato-mankato-mn/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:37:03 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18471 SALARY: Depends on Qualifications OPENING DATE: 02/09/18 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin March 12, 2018 and go until the position has been filled. POSITION: Tenure-Track (Probationary*) DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 20, 2018 RESPONSIBILITIES: Minnesota State University, Mankato Library Services seeks a service-oriented, collaborative, Continue reading Electronic Access and Discovery Librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato- Mankato, MN

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SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

OPENING DATE: 02/09/18

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin March 12, 2018 and go until the

position has been filled.

POSITION: Tenure-Track (Probationary*)

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 20, 2018

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Minnesota State University, Mankato Library Services seeks a service-oriented, collaborative, and flexible Electronic Access Librarian. We seek someone who will support the Library Services values of change, collaboration, communication, discovery, inclusivity, professionalism, and respect. The position responsibilities are:

  • Manage electronic resource access, including access to databases, journals, streaming video, and ebooks, primarily through our Electronic Resource Management System, A-Z Journals list, OCLC Worldshare Management System, Ex Libris LMS, and discovery tool
  • Coordinate support and troubleshooting for any technical electronic access issues that arise
  • Oversee the tracking, management, and provision of electronic resource usage statistics and overlap analysis
  • Communicate with team members and other library personnel about electronic access issues
  • Manage projects related to this position
  • Mentor, train, and supervise a library technician
  • Serve as a member of the Technical Services team
  • Participate in committees related to Collections and Journals management
  • Read and interpret license agreements to ensure responsible use

Each library faculty member serves on a team as a subject liaison to one or more disciplines/programs, with responsibility for collection development, library instruction sessions and the development of class and subject guides. Librarians are expected to share in weekend reference responsibilities. As members of the faculty, all librarians are expected to participate in service to the department, college, university, and community, as well as engage in continuing professional development and scholarly activity.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA accredited Library and Information Studies program or foreign equivalent (degree conferred on an official transcript by September 30, 2018).
  • Experience with managing access to electronic resources and/or troubleshooting resource access.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong service orientation. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Second subject master’s or higher is required within three years of date of appointment.
  • Knowledge of best practices for discoverability and/or web accessibility to library

Resources

  • Experience with:

o    Working in a library (priority given to academic library experience)

o    Creating documentation and reports and generating statistics to assess collections and/or acquisitions plan

o    Working collaboratively as a team member to accomplish common goals and to

adapt to rapidly shifting priorities, goals, and deadlines in an evolving environment

o    Ex Libris Alma library management system

o    Providing reference and instruction in an academic library

o    Collection development

o    Mentoring, supervising, or training

o    Developing class and subject guides, such as LibGuides

  • Ability to:

o    Respond to immediate and long-term service needs

o    Manage projects, troubleshoot, and problem-solve in an environment that requires oral and written reports, meeting discussions, and the creation of written

documentation

o    Read and interpret license agreements to ensure responsible use

o    Engage in scholarly and professional development activities at the level necessary to meet requirements for tenure and promotion.

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Minnesota State University, Mankato is a comprehensive regional university with approximately 15,000 students located 80 miles southwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Memorial Library and the branch Music Library support the curricula with a collection of approximately one million volumes and 1500 current subscriptions, including access to over 200 electronic databases and 60,000 journals. The University is served by 19 library faculty, 24 support staff, 5 graduate assistants and student assistants. For more information, visit the library’s home page at http://www.lib.mnsu.edu/. Visit Greater Mankato Growth for additional information about the community: https://www.greatermankato.com/awards-accolades. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three (3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Search Committee – EA Librarian Library Services

Minnesota State University, Mankato

PO Box 8419

Mankato, MN 56002-8419

Phone: 507-389-5952

TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711

Fax: 507-389-5155

E-mail: jessica.schomberg@mnsu.edu

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html.

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Diversity Fellow Librarian at Loyola Notre Dame Universities- Baltimore, MD http://mlis.umd.edu/diversity-fellow-librarian-loyola-notre-dame-universities-baltimore-md/ http://mlis.umd.edu/diversity-fellow-librarian-loyola-notre-dame-universities-baltimore-md/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:32:55 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=18468 Diversity Fellow Librarian  The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library seeks a creative and innovative librarian with a commitment to serving diverse and historically underrepresented groups to join our Research and Technology Services Department for a dynamic two-year term fellowship. The Diversity Fellow Continue reading Diversity Fellow Librarian at Loyola Notre Dame Universities- Baltimore, MD

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Diversity Fellow Librarian 

The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library seeks a creative and innovative librarian with a commitment to serving diverse and historically underrepresented groups to join our Research and Technology Services Department for a dynamic two-year term fellowship. The Diversity Fellow will be fully immersed in librarianship. In the first year, the Fellow will develop essential skill sets for designing and delivering instruction, engaging with faculty in digital scholarship, establishing campus and professional connections and supporting research and technology services. To explore his/her specific interests, the Fellow will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other librarians to lead outreach initiatives, including marketing library events, serve as a liaison to an academic department, and actively participate in assessing the use of the library’s virtual and physical spaces.

In the second year, the Fellow will lead a collaborative project that aligns with his/her interests and skills to promote librarianship. This project will include a service learning component that fosters a connection between the librarian, the library, and the local community. The Fellow will have the opportunity to serve on committees and will be encouraged to engage in professional development activities and attend local and national conferences. The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with other units in the library and on campus to support the information needs of a diverse population of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-person and online research instruction to students, incorporating active learning and emerging technologies.
  • Coordinate the Library’s digital literacy pop up classes and Makerspace instruction initiatives in partnership with the Technology Librarian.
  • Support faculty in digital scholarship as assigned.
  • Lead marketing initiatives to creatively promote Library events and services.
  • Propose and implement a service learning project promoting academic librarianship through community outreach.
  • Coordinate student worker reference training and provide general reference service (some evenings and weekends required).
  • Perform liaison duties to promote services and resources to faculty.
  • Participate in other departmental and library-wide initiatives as assigned. 

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s in Library/Information Science;
  • Demonstrated interest in library pedagogy, digital literacy, and instructional design;
  • Demonstrated interest in service learning initiatives
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively;
  • Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with usability and assessment practices;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Photoshop and/or other basic graphic design software;
  • Familiarity with tools and methods for digital scholarship;
  • Familiarity with established and emerging technologies, such as graphic design, website creation, social media, or data visualization;
  • Interest in contributing to the profession through research and scholarly communication.

About the Library:

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of 6,160 FTE.

The Library offers an excellent benefit package that includes medical, access to dental, life, disability insurance, and TIAA‐CREF retirement. Librarians also receive support for professional development. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre‐employment background check.

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 Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Diversity Fellow Librarian” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: ldion@loyola.edu.

Diversity Fellow Librarian Job Post (PDF)

 

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