iSchool MLIS http://mlis.umd.edu Master of Library and Information Science Thu, 24 May 2018 15:57:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Media Services Specialist at American University Library – Washington, DC http://mlis.umd.edu/media-services-specialist-at-american-university-library-washington-dc/ http://mlis.umd.edu/media-services-specialist-at-american-university-library-washington-dc/#respond Thu, 24 May 2018 15:57:06 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19399 American University Library is hiring a Media Services Specialist. The Media Services Specialist manages the day-to-day operations of the Media Services unit within the Library’s Access Services division, including during evening and weekend hours. The incumbent assists AU faculty with Continue reading Media Services Specialist at American University Library – Washington, DC

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American University Library is hiring a Media Services Specialist. The Media Services Specialist manages the day-to-day operations of the Media Services unit within the Library’s Access Services division, including during evening and weekend hours. The incumbent assists AU faculty with identifying and scheduling visual material, and manages scheduling systems for materials and viewing spaces. This position also assists faculty with instructional technologies. The incumbent ensures the accurate cataloging of items in the Media Services collection and contributes to the library’s social media activities to promote media content to the AU community. The incumbent maintains a high level of engagement with library systems and technology used by Access Services and is a resource in the development of technical expertise throughout the Division. Other duties include assisting the Access Services Program Analyst in ensuring the continuity and categorization of data between systems and ensuring the quality and effectiveness of library software, applications, reporting scripts, and queries. The incumbent also has primary responsibility for hiring, supervising, scheduling, and training the part-time front line staff.

For more information and to apply, please visit the job posting at AU Careers.

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Assistant/Associate Librarian for Social Sciences and Data Services – UMass Dartmouth http://mlis.umd.edu/assistant-associate-librarian-for-social-sciences-and-data-services-umass-dartmouth/ http://mlis.umd.edu/assistant-associate-librarian-for-social-sciences-and-data-services-umass-dartmouth/#respond Thu, 24 May 2018 15:25:17 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19397 UMass Dartmouth welcomes applications for the position of Information Services Librarian for the Social Sciences and Data Services. This librarian will deliver reference and instruction services in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians, consult with and inform researchers Continue reading Assistant/Associate Librarian for Social Sciences and Data Services – UMass Dartmouth

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UMass Dartmouth welcomes applications for the position of Information Services Librarian for the Social Sciences and Data Services. This librarian will deliver reference and instruction services in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians, consult with and inform researchers in all departments of the university on practices and opportunities for data management, and develop professional relationships with faculty and students in multiple College of Arts and Sciences departments to assess and respond to research, teaching, and learning needs. Information Services librarians also participate in information literacy instruction for first-year English classes. General responsibilities include participation in assessment of services, collection development, instruction and related activities, as well as other division, library, university, and professional activities, projects, and organizations, as appropriate.

Minimum starting salaries: Assistant Librarian $55,330/Associate Librarian $64,796. The review of applications will begin June 11, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

For full details of the position, please view our ad here:
http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/494119/assistantassociate-librarian-social-sciences-and-data-services

The Claire T. Carney Library is located on the campus of UMass Dartmouth, the only research university located on the SouthCoast of Massachusetts. The region has many options for city, town, and country living, as well as easy access to art, music, and cultural institutions in cities such as Providence, Boston, and New York. New England is home to amazing outdoor recreation, from hiking to skiing to enjoying the beaches on nearby Cape Cod. Recently the subject of an award-winning renovation, the library is the campus hub, providing space for research and study and serving as a social gathering place. Our library staff are active in our campus community, participating in events, committees, and faculty governance. The Information Services team is made up of reference and instruction liaison librarians. We work independently
within our disciplines, and collaboratively in initiatives such as our first
year English embedded instruction program. We value collegiality and
enthusiasm, and are committed to making a positive impact in our students’ lives.

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Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership http://mlis.umd.edu/graduate-certificate-in-nonprofit-management-and-leadership/ http://mlis.umd.edu/graduate-certificate-in-nonprofit-management-and-leadership/#respond Thu, 24 May 2018 14:35:53 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19393 The School of Public Policy and the Do Good Institute have launched a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. The Certificate is designed for students who want to hone their skills in leadership and management; strategy; fundraising; and financial management. Students delve into the Continue reading Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

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The School of Public Policy and the Do Good Institute have launched a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. The Certificate is designed for students who want to hone their skills in leadership and management; strategy; fundraising; and financial management. Students delve into the challenges facing today’s leaders and develop the tools and experiences needed to create positive change in their organizations and their fields.
The Certificate provides students with a competitive edge in the job market and our alumni have gone on to work with an impressive range of organizations including Deloitte, Fund for Educational Excellence, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Partnership for Public Service, United Way for the National Capital Area, Wells Fargo Foundation, and many others.
The Certificate can be completed in as little as nine months and courses begin this fall. Applications are due this summer and the priority deadline for Fellowships is June 30, 2018.
More information on courses and faculty members can be found on our website and in the attached flier. Questions can be directed to the Chief Program Officer of the Do Good Institute, Sara Gallagher. Her email is sara@umd.edu.

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Serials Bindery Assistant for LAC Federal – Washington, DC http://mlis.umd.edu/serials-bindery-assistant-for-lac-federal-washington-dc-2/ http://mlis.umd.edu/serials-bindery-assistant-for-lac-federal-washington-dc-2/#respond Thu, 24 May 2018 13:56:25 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19390 LAC Federal seeks a qualified Serials Bindery Assistant to work at a major federal library in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of serials records and experience working with an Integrated Library System. Work will be performed on-site. Continue reading Serials Bindery Assistant for LAC Federal – Washington, DC

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LAC Federal seeks a qualified Serials Bindery Assistant to work at a major federal library in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of serials records and experience working with an Integrated Library System. Work will be performed on-site. This is a full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday), benefited position.

Responsibilities:
  • Pulling selected serials titles from the stacks
  • Preparing serial units for shipment to bindery
  • Preparing digital bindery tickets
  • Creating and updating bibliographic item records and holdings summaries
  • Quality review of all pre-bindable units
Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working in library technical services
  • Prior experience working with serials preferred
  • Data entry and shelving experience
  • Experience with binding software desirable
  • Experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Ability to analyze and identify serial patterns and records in multiple languages
  • Must have working knowledge of one Baltic or Eastern European language
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to push 50 lbs.

    To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/go2WnS

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Inventory Specialist for LAC Federal – Washington, DC http://mlis.umd.edu/inventory-specialist-for-lac-federal-washington-dc-2/ http://mlis.umd.edu/inventory-specialist-for-lac-federal-washington-dc-2/#respond Thu, 24 May 2018 13:36:50 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19388 LAC Federal is seeking an Inventory Specialist to inspect library book batches and compare call numbers against the Voyager ILS online catalog, MARC records, and shelf list cards in order to flag critical or important errors for problem resolution and Continue reading Inventory Specialist for LAC Federal – Washington, DC

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LAC Federal is seeking an Inventory Specialist to inspect library book batches and compare call numbers against the Voyager ILS online catalog, MARC records, and shelf list cards in order to flag critical or important errors for problem resolution and accurate inventory. This project is critical to long-term collections access, and intersects with numerous workflows. This is a long term, full-time benefited position (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) at a prestigious federal library on Capitol Hill.

Responsibilities:
  • You will be inspecting and reviewing library materials and ensuring basic data control including but not limited to verifying the integrity of bibliographic, holdings, item records and location data.
  • You will flag errors, review corrected items, and route items to their appropriate location
  • You will handle various collections, including monographs and serials
  • You will apply knowledge of LC classification, LC subject headings, MARC records, foreign language conventions, and shifting collections guidelines
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing the completed work of others for quality control
  • At least six (6) months experience working in a research library
  • Skill in operating keyboards and computers
  • Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
  • Knowledge of MARC and RDA preferred
  • At least one year of experience working in libraries and with databases

    To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/JMP176

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Electronic Resources Librarian at UMass Boston – Boston, MA http://mlis.umd.edu/electronic-resources-librarian-at-umass-boston-boston-ma/ http://mlis.umd.edu/electronic-resources-librarian-at-umass-boston-boston-ma/#respond Mon, 21 May 2018 16:44:55 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19382 Reporting to the Head of Library Systems and Discovery Services (LSDS), the Electronic Resource Librarian is responsible for the end-to-end management of electronic resources and best practices. The incumbent manages the access to electronic resources, including databases, e-journals, e-books, and Continue reading Electronic Resources Librarian at UMass Boston – Boston, MA

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Reporting to the Head of Library Systems and Discovery Services (LSDS), the Electronic Resource Librarian is responsible for the end-to-end management of electronic resources and best practices. The incumbent manages the access to electronic resources, including databases, e-journals, e-books, and streaming media; establishes and optimizes workflows to enable efficient e-resource management and ensures the quality of the metadata and reliable discovery of and access to the library’s electronic resources via discovery tools and resource management systems; and serves as the library’s primary contact with third-party e-resource vendors and publishers and library personnel regarding discovery and delivery issues for electronic resources.

To learn more about this position and to submit an application, please visit http://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-us/job/494346/electronic-resources-librarian

Applications close: 15 June 2018 Eastern Daylight Time

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Health Programming Coordinator at University of Pittsburg Health Sciences Library System – Pittsburgh, PA http://mlis.umd.edu/health-programming-coordinator-at-university-of-pittsburg-health-sciences-library-system-pittsburgh-pa/ http://mlis.umd.edu/health-programming-coordinator-at-university-of-pittsburg-health-sciences-library-system-pittsburgh-pa/#respond Mon, 21 May 2018 16:41:30 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19380 The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). We are looking for an energetic, creative, Continue reading Health Programming Coordinator at University of Pittsburg Health Sciences Library System – Pittsburgh, PA

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The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR).

We are looking for an energetic, creative, innovative, and service-oriented individual interested in being part of a collaborative team that works together to improve access to and sharing of biomedical and health information resources, with an emphasis on resources produced by the National Library of Medicine. The Health Programming Coordinator develops and promotes existing health programming utilizing National Library of Medicine and other reliable health information resources for use in public library, K-12 and community settings.

Minimum starting salary is $54,000.

View the full job posting for extended description and qualifications. Review of applications begins June 27, 2018, and will continue until filled.

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ADVANCE Research and Evaluation Manager at University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI http://mlis.umd.edu/advance-research-and-evaluation-manager-at-university-of-michigan-ann-arbor-mi/ http://mlis.umd.edu/advance-research-and-evaluation-manager-at-university-of-michigan-ann-arbor-mi/#respond Mon, 21 May 2018 16:36:08 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19378 How to Apply A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and must be attached as the first page of your resume.  The letter should address your specific interest in and outline skills and experience that directly relate Continue reading ADVANCE Research and Evaluation Manager at University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and must be attached as the first page of your resume.  The letter should address your specific interest in and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.  Please submit contact information for 3-5 professional references along with your resume.  Applicants who do not meet these requirements will not be considered.

Job Summary

The ADVANCE Program is seeking a full time Survey Specialist Intermediate to be a part of the research and evaluation team that conducts a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research studies, compiles and assesses institutional data and provides evaluation support to the program.  This is a 40 hour per week position; the salary range for this position is $50,000 – $65,000 full-time rate depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

Responsibilities*

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

The research and evaluation manager will provide high-level and complex research and evaluation support to a major campus-wide program.

This position provides high-level special project and evaluation support to the ADVANCE Program at the University of Michigan (http://advance.umich.edu).  ADVANCE began as a five-year, grant-funded project promoting institutional transformation with respect to women faculty in science and engineering fields.  With the University’s commitment to continue funding, the program has expanded to promote other kinds of diversity among faculty and students in all fields.  The ADVANCE Program aims to improve the University of Michigan’s campus environment in four general areas:

(1) Recruitment – focused on development and use of equitable recruiting practices;

(2) Retention – focused on preemptive strategies to prevent the loss of valued faculty;

(3) Climate – focused on improvement of departmental climate;

(4) Leadership – focused on support for development of leadership skills and opportunities as well as on support for development of skills among all academic leaders to encourage supportive climates.

Collaborative units for this program include the Medical School, the College of Engineering, the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, and other University units.

Under supervision of the program’s research and evaluation director, the individual in this position will work, in collaboration with the ADVANCE Program’s other research and evaluation staff, to plan, collect, integrate, analyze and report on institutional data related to recruitment, retention and promotion, leadership, and pipeline issues for faculty and students at the University of Michigan.  This work requires developing and maintaining ongoing data collection-related relationships with all colleges within the University of Michigan, use of M-Pathways HR data, and the creation, maintenance and analysis of longitudinal data.

The research and evaluation manager will also manage or assist with the several unit climate assessments and other campus studies that are undertaken each year, as needed, including training interviewers, planning and managing data collection (including constructing and disseminating surveys and scheduling and conducting interviews and focus groups), data cleaning and analyses (both quantitative and qualitative) and report preparation.

The research and evaluation staff also plan, coordinate, and carry out evaluation of all internal project initiatives.

Supervision of research assistants is also required.

Required Qualifications*

Master’s degree in a social science discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of two years experience in providing complex project and administrative support.

Minimum of two years experience in data collection, management and interpretation.

Demonstrated proficiency with Windows operating systems, MS Office products (e.g., Access, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word), and the Google suite of applications (web browsers, calendaring, scheduling, presentation, communication and reporting tools).

Demonstrated proficiency with SPSS.

Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with faculty, staff and students.

Ability to prioritize tasks and manage work with competing deadlines is essential.  This person should be well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to work independently as well as part of a project team.

Prior experience supervising research staff.

Demonstrated experience facilitating collaborative relationships between various schools and colleges on campus to successfully accomplish project objectives.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience and research interest in the area of equity in the workplace.

Training in and experience with M-Pathways HR databases.

Training in and experience with Tableau software.

Knowledge of University policies and procedures, as well as familiarity with the UM-ADVANCE Program and its objectives.

Application Deadline

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

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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

For more information and to apply, please visit the job posting at the University of Michigan career page.

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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 Wed, 16 May 2018 19:55:55 +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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Instruction Librarian at the University of Houston – Houston, TX http://mlis.umd.edu/instruction-librarian-at-the-university-of-houston-houston-tx/ http://mlis.umd.edu/instruction-librarian-at-the-university-of-houston-houston-tx/#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 19:48:39 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=19373 The University of Houston seeks a collaborative and learner-centered instruction librarian to join the instruction team within the Liaison Services department. The instruction team coordinates several lower-level undergraduate face-to-face and online library instruction programs and enhances information literacy education to Continue reading Instruction Librarian at the University of Houston – Houston, TX

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The University of Houston seeks a collaborative and learner-centered instruction librarian to join the instruction team within the Liaison Services department. The instruction team coordinates several lower-level undergraduate face-to-face and online library instruction programs and enhances information literacy education to upper-level undergraduate and graduate programs. The Instruction Librarian will contribute significantly to the design, teaching, and assessment of face-to-face and online library instruction curricula for these programs. The incumbent will work with liaison librarians and faculty to integrate information literacy and research skills into departmental curricula. This position will contribute to the instruction team’s mentoring and training of librarians on instruction and assessment methods. General responsibilities will include: developing instruction materials for face-to-face and online education, including lesson plans, tutorials, and research guides; teaching information literacy sessions; and contributing to programmatic assessment initiatives. The Instruction Librarian will receive mentorship and training in these areas, and will have the opportunity to build skills for leading programs and initiatives. The position reports to the Coordinator of Instruction. Recent graduates and early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

Salary: $60,000 to $63,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at: https://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/instruction-librarian/.

Please also visit the University of Houston Libraries Employment page for more information: http://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/.

We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

 

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