blogMLIS http://mlis.umd.edu Master of Library and Information Science Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:36:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 http://mlis.umd.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/cropped-MLIS_Transparent_PNG-1-32x32.png blogMLIS http://mlis.umd.edu 32 32 Collection Analysis and Digital Preservation Fellow at the National Transportation Library – Washington, DC http://mlis.umd.edu/collection-analysis-and-digital-preservation-fellow-at-the-national-transportation-library-washington-dc/ http://mlis.umd.edu/collection-analysis-and-digital-preservation-fellow-at-the-national-transportation-library-washington-dc/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:36:25 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21508 How to Apply A complete application consists of: An application Transcripts – Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list Two educational or professional references All documents must be in English or include an official English translation. If you have questions, send an […]

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How to Apply

A complete application consists of:

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

If you have questions, send an email to USDOT@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.

Description

Join the National Transportation Library (NTL) and be offered an opportunity to gain hands-on learning and skills in collection analysis and digital preservation, relating to transportation. The Fellow will learn to use Tableau to create and analyze NTL Collections and create bibliometric dashboards. The Fellow will learn how to identify, evaluate, and process legacy content of historical significance for long term digital preservation. Content may include audio files, research datasets, reports, still images, and memos. The Fellow will learn to migrate formats as needed to preserve usefulness, apply metadata, and add to transportation collections in NTL’s digital repository.

The Fellow will also have the opportunity to collaborate with NTL staff on new projects and initiatives as they arise.
Under the guidance of a mentor, opportunities to gain skills and experience may include:

  • Operating a digital repository;
  • Assessing records for duplication, metadata quality and adherence to NTL metadata policy;
  • Creating finding aids;
  • Collaborating with NTL Metadata Librarians on authority control projects, such as improving the integration of digital object identifiers into NTL systems;
  • Participating in workflow assessment for web-archiving;
  • Collaborating with NTL Digital Librarian and NTL Data Curator to develop a policy for transportation web content and identify best practices using Internet Archive’s Archive-IT service;
  • Assisting in furthering NTL’s social media efforts to promote library resources and services;
  • Cloud computing;
  • Data dictionary and mediated submission application development.

The selected candidate will receive a stipend as support for living and other expenses during this appointment. Stipend rates are determined by DOT officials and are based on the candidate’s academic and professional background. The candidate may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses. This appointment is full-time (40 hours per week) for one year and may be extended in increments of one year, up to three years total, contingent upon project needs and funding availability.

ABOUT BTS & NTL: The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is the Principal Federal Statistical Agency that provides objective, comprehensive, and relevant information on the extent and use of the Nation’s transportation system, how well the system performs, and the effects of the system on society and the environment. The National Transportation Library (NTL) operates within BTS, maintaining, facilitating access to and preserving statistical and research information and data needed for transportation decision-making at the Federal, State, and local levels. NTL also coordinates with public and private transportation libraries and information providers to improve information and data sharing among the transportation community. Established in 1998, NTL maintains a substantial presence in a born-digital library. NTL has recently moved in the preservation and dissemination of digital datasets. NTL’s website http://ntl.bts.gov/ has additional information about the library.

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and DOT. The initial appointment is for 12 months but may be renewed upon recommendation of DOT and is contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive an annual stipend of approximately $65,000 commensurate with educational level and experience, in additional to a health insurance supplement of $4,800; professional development allowance of $2,500, and a relocation allowance of $2,000. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time in the Washington, DC area. Participants do not become employees of DOT, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.

Desired Appointment Start Date: June 1, 2019.

Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have received a master’s degree in Library science, Information science, or a related field, with a focus on collection analysis, digital preservation, computer programming or similar skills. Degree must have been received within three years of the appointment start date.

Preferred skills:

  • Coursework and/or experience in collection analysis, data analysis, digital preservation, metadata, cataloging, data services, computer programming, indexing, information literacy, instructional technology, outreach, and/or communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet established deadlines with products that reflect professionalism.
  • Experience with program evaluation, project management, and/or needs assessments.
  • Demonstrated ability to transform information and data into documents, reports, and similar products that tell a compelling story.
  • Experience analyzing data to identify patterns and trends.
  • Experience presenting results in a clear, effective, and attractive manner to inform next steps.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work across various offices, work units, and organizations to obtain information, collaborate on data-related projects, and validate findings and conclusions.
  • A self-starter with the ability to perform with limited supervision and changing outcome goals.
To apply, visit the job posting.

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Research Library Intern at the Federal Reserve System – Washington, DC http://mlis.umd.edu/research-library-intern-at-the-federal-reserve-system-washington-dc/ http://mlis.umd.edu/research-library-intern-at-the-federal-reserve-system-washington-dc/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:33:35 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21506 Position Description The Research Library is offering a paid summer internship for graduate level library or information science students. We offer a full array of desktop and customized library services to staff members at the Board and assist in data intensive and web-dependent Board Research. The Research Library intern will help improve library services to […]

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Position Description

The Research Library is offering a paid summer internship for graduate level library or information science students. We offer a full array of desktop and customized library services to staff members at the Board and assist in data intensive and web-dependent Board Research.

The Research Library intern will help improve library services to the Board research and professional community. The intern will work on several of the following projects that represent a variety of the library’s responsibilities:

Preparing for Library Move

  • Perform collection management and other tasks in preparation for move. These includepreparing the collection for discard, preparing and sending materials to other federal libraries, preparing sending materials to offsite storage, and measuring volumes of materials in linear feet.
  • Other work could include updating holdings and metadata in the library’s catalog (the Sierra Integrated Library System), researching the availability of digital versions of materials, and researching the availability of newer editions of monographs.
  • This responsibility could potentially represent the majority of the internship hours.

Data Inventory Catalog Record Enrichment

  • Assist with the curation and cataloging of data sets using international and local standards and practices. Enrich dataset records using subject analysis and normalization of inconsistent metadata.
  • Assist with authority control and data cleanup of vendor records. Link research with data assets used in research, to display in data inventory. Process and analyze search logs for controlled subject vocabulary term enrichment.

Scholarly Research and Communications

  • Create researcher IDs (ORCID, etc.) for Board authors and connect those IDs to author publications.

Research

  • Research and report out on several topics of interest to library strategy (precise topics TBD, but they will likely relate to issues in scholarly communications, research data, and library management).
  • Marketing Draft a presentation and outreach materials to promote data mapping resources; assist with review of general marketing materials.

This full-time (40 hours per week during working hours) internship is located in Washington, D.C., lasts 10-12 weeks, and begins in late May or early June.

Position Requirements

– Enrolled in a Master’s degree program in library or information science at an ALA-accredited institution

– Knowledge and interest in library technology

– Coursework in original and copy cataloging

– Attention to detail, initiative, and good communication skills a must

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and undergraduate & graduate unofficial transcripts. To apply, please visit https://www.federalreserve.gov/start-job-search.htm and search for job number 21286.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or application, membership, or service in the uniformed services.

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Instructional Services and Reference Librarian at Albright College – Reading, PA http://mlis.umd.edu/instructional-services-and-reference-librarian-at-albright-college-reading-pa/ http://mlis.umd.edu/instructional-services-and-reference-librarian-at-albright-college-reading-pa/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:31:33 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21504 Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for an Instructional Services and Reference Librarian. This administrative position is responsible for the coordination and planning of the instructional program, especially for the First Year Seminar and English 101/102 classes and for shared duties at the reference desk and with the Questionpoint […]

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Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for an Instructional Services and Reference Librarian. This administrative position is responsible for the coordination and planning of the instructional program, especially for the First Year Seminar and English 101/102 classes and for shared duties at the reference desk and with the Questionpoint Chat service. The successful candidate will manage instructional and subject liaison libguide pages, and as all librarians on staff, will participate in classroom instruction, collection development and the faculty liaison system. Rotating Sunday evenings are required.

The successful candidate must have a Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited institution and two-three years of professional experience in an academic library. The successful candidate must demonstrate professional experience with providing library instruction and reference service and must demonstrate knowledge of library database searching, the research process, and the principles of active learning and instructional pedagogy as applied to information literacy.

In our search for a new colleague, we look for someone with a strong public service orientation, the ability to work as a team player in a collegial environment, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty and staff.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date will be based on the availability of the successful candidate.   Qualified applicants should send letter of interest, current résumé, and names of three professional references to hr@albright.edu.

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

View the complete position description here.

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Academic Library Fellowship at St. Lawrence University – Canton, NY http://mlis.umd.edu/academic-library-fellowship-at-st-lawrence-university-canton-ny/ http://mlis.umd.edu/academic-library-fellowship-at-st-lawrence-university-canton-ny/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:29:15 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21502 The St. Lawrence University Academic Library Fellowship offers a unique opportunity in a small liberal arts setting to a recent M.L.S. (or equivalent graduate degree) by providing a launching pad for a career in academic librarianship. Structured as an experience for newly qualified and early career librarians, the Fellow will develop a broad knowledge of […]

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The St. Lawrence University Academic Library Fellowship offers a unique opportunity in a small liberal arts setting to a recent M.L.S. (or equivalent graduate degree) by providing a launching pad for a career in academic librarianship. Structured as an experience for newly qualified and early career librarians, the Fellow will develop a broad knowledge of the activities and functions of an academic library. This position will provide the selected candidate with professional early work experience and career development opportunities in preparation for future roles in the field. Individuals will refine professional skills, explore areas of specialization, and begin to build a professional network in preparation for future career opportunities.

The Fellow will be appointed at the rank of faculty librarian for a one and a half-year term from January 2019 through June 2020. Compensation is competitive and based upon relevant experience and qualifications. The appointment will be full-time with access to the University’s benefits package. Professional development support including attendance at least one national conference as well as regional opportunities will be available.

Spring 2019

  • The Fellow will become familiar with the Library’s culture and purpose via orientations and mentoring
  • Work during first semester will focus on planning and teaching information literacy instruction sessions primarily for St. Lawrence’s highly respected First Year Program and providing one-on-one research assistance to students and faculty
  • Assists with projects throughout the library as needed

Summer 2019

  • Summer activities include work on an independent or collaborative project with library colleagues

Fall 2019

  • The Fellow will delve more deeply into an area of academic librarianship of interest to them including Special Collections/Archives, Scholarly Resources Acquisitions and Assessment, or Digital Initiatives. Fellow will continue to provide instruction and reference services as needed.
  • Propose and develop a presentation for a professional conference or work on scholarly project

Spring 2020

  • Fellow will continue to explore and develop professional interests while continuing to provide and assist with ongoing library services

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited master’s degree program in library and information science.
  • Strong interest in working closely with students and faculty in a liberal arts environment
  • Demonstrated interest in instruction and reference as well as interest in developing skills in one or more areas of academic librarianship including the following: digital scholarship, special collections/archives, collection development, library systems and technical services
  • Ability to collaborate with library staff and librarians across functional areas
  • Experience with emerging digital technologies and an understanding of how technology has and continues to transform academic libraries, scholarship, and teaching
  • Interest in and evidence of innovative problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be flexible and motivated in the face of changing work assignments and projects within a dynamic work environment
  • Commitment to valuing inclusion and to fostering a diverse educational environment

Interested applicants must apply online athttp://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

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Resource Integration Librarian at Hobart and William Smith Colleges – Geneva, NY http://mlis.umd.edu/resource-integration-librarian-at-hobart-and-william-smith-colleges-geneva-ny/ http://mlis.umd.edu/resource-integration-librarian-at-hobart-and-william-smith-colleges-geneva-ny/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:27:40 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21500 Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Warren Hunting Smith Library seeks to bring onto our team a Resource Integration Librarian. This position offers the unique opportunity to join a team of librarians serving an engaged community of scholars in a collaborative environment. The successful candidate will be a creative and motivated individual with a strong commitment […]

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Warren Hunting Smith Library seeks to bring onto our team a Resource Integration Librarian. This position offers the unique opportunity to join a team of librarians serving an engaged community of scholars in a collaborative environment. The successful candidate will be a creative and motivated individual with a strong commitment to exploring and facilitating the use of technology in service to teaching and scholarship. The Resource Integration Librarian is critical in leading the collaborative efforts of the Library to enhance and develop the delivery of content and services across the Colleges’ academic endeavors.

This person will participate in a broad range of library activities, including the assessment, development and coordination of library services and the identification and selection of technologies that will contribute to the richness of the Library’s services and collections. This position plays a key role in leading the Library’s creation, integration and implementation of a wide range of information systems: including working with the Library’s discovery system, building the Library’s web presence and curating various online tools.

HWS is a great place to work and to shape lives of consequence. Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate deans’ offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions. The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,300, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.

Skills & Experience:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent.
  • Experience delivering digital services in an academic or comparable setting.
  • Some knowledge of database design, web authoring tools, structured markup and common scripting languages.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies, staying current with technical developments and encouraging exploration and adaptation in the community.
  • Experience managing projects, and developing collaborative partnerships.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative salaried position. Normal campus office hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year with a possible shortened workweek during the scheduled summer hours. Some evening and weekend work may be required. The benefit package includes but is not limited to: 20 days of vacation each year; 10 paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurances; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; and retirement benefits. For information on employee benefits, please click here. This position is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at least three (3) professional references to our application service, Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/59435

If you have a question, are looking for help, please contact Interfolio’s support team at help@interfolio.com or call 1-877-997-8807 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. through 6 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday.

EOE

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Librarian at the University of California – Irvine, CA http://mlis.umd.edu/innovation-and-entrepreneurship-librarian-at-the-university-of-california-irvine-ca/ http://mlis.umd.edu/innovation-and-entrepreneurship-librarian-at-the-university-of-california-irvine-ca/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:26:36 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21498 The University of California, Irvine Libraries has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and collaborative professional to serve as the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Librarian (IEL).  Nestled in the heart of Orange County, an ethnically diverse community which is one of the most vibrant hubs of innovation and business development in California, UCI is strategically committed […]

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The University of California, Irvine Libraries has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and collaborative professional to serve as the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Librarian (IEL).  Nestled in the heart of Orange County, an ethnically diverse community which is one of the most vibrant hubs of innovation and business development in California, UCI is strategically committed to engagement with the community through the exchange of information, ideas, and resources.   To achieve this mission, the UCI Libraries is piloting an outreach effort to provide library research and instructional support to meet the growing demand across the University for services and resources that support innovation and entrepreneurship.   The ideal candidate will bring energy, enthusiasm, and fresh ideas to help launch this pilot effort.

Interested candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, including early career librarians who are eager to contribute to this challenging new venture and who want to grow professionally through mentorship by a team of collaborative colleagues, are encouraged to apply.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and inclusive excellence.  The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles.  Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 35,598 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,600 faculty and staff.  Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, UCI is noted for its top-rated research and graduate programs, extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and growing number of professional schools and programs of academic and social significance.

The full position description is listed on the UCI Libraries website at http://www.lib.uci.edu/job-openings-uc-irvine-libraries with links to additional websites featuring campus and community information. 

Apply via UCI AP Recruit at:  https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05127

Appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank with a salary of $49,165 – $67,722.

Applications received by February 18, 2019 will receive first consideration.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Resource Acquisitions Services Librarian at the University of Notre Dame – Notre Dame, IN http://mlis.umd.edu/resource-acquisitions-services-librarian-at-the-university-of-notre-dame-notre-dame-in/ http://mlis.umd.edu/resource-acquisitions-services-librarian-at-the-university-of-notre-dame-notre-dame-in/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:24:44 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21496 The Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame seeks a Resource Acquisitions Services (RAS) Librarian.  The ideal candidate is a library professional with operational expertise in acquisitions and/or interlibrary loan, who wishes to exercise organizational influence in key library service areas and develop a broader base of functional and management expertise in a Program dedicated to team-based […]

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The Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame seeks a Resource Acquisitions Services (RAS) Librarian.  The ideal candidate is a library professional with operational expertise in acquisitions and/or interlibrary loan, who wishes to exercise organizational influence in key library service areas and develop a broader base of functional and management expertise in a Program dedicated to team-based and service-oriented approaches to work.

Summary:  The RAS Librarian directs a functionally blended staff team within the Interlibrary Loan & Acquisitions (ILLAS) Unit of the Resource Acquisition & Discovery (RAD) Program.  This team focuses on acquiring, receiving and making discoverable and deliverable resources in support of teaching and learning.  This librarian is responsible for efficient and service-oriented acquisitions and interlibrary loan life-cycles.  The Resource Acquisitions Services Librarian is a member of the Library Faculty and RAD leadership team, reporting to the Head of ILLAS.

Responsibilities:  Serves as mentor, coach, and manager, hiring, evaluating, and training all direct reports to ensure competency in acquisitions, copy cataloging, and interlibrary loan borrowing workflows and focuses the team to meet organizational goals by utilizing industry best practices and applying local policies and procedures.

Collaboratively manages two key service life-cycles:

  • Resource acquisitions for monographic and one-time gift and collection purchases, leveraging various acquisitions strategies, working with private sellers, donors, and vendors, and providing timely discovery of acquired resources via contract and local cataloging and metadata management through available systems.
  • Interlibrary loan borrowing with an eye on efficient approaches towards request intake, queue management, source identification, and timely delivery of loans and articles to patrons via resource receipt and return systems and workflow routines.

Continuously develops a team culture that reflects a clear sense of functional and organizational purpose, service orientation and innovation towards work.

Actively encourages an independent and problem-solving mindset of each team member by communicating organizational context, training in functional lifecycle processes, and developing critical thinking skills.

Manages operations in compliance with fiscal and legal standards of the University. 

Knowledge of or interest in learning:

  • Project-based management approaches
  • Personnel management techniques
  • Metrics collection and analytics to drive team service improvements
  • Sound audit trail and business practices
  • Current and emerging resource acquisitions and interlibrary loan strategies
  • Library systems for acquisitions and interlibrary loan
  • Current key systems:  Aleph, ILLiad, Concur, CORAL, OCLC, Rapid
  • Encoding standards, e.g., MARC, BIBFRAME, XML-based standards
  • Content standards, e.g., AACR2, RDA, DC
  • Controlled vocabularies for subjects and names, e.g., LCSH, LC-NAF
  • Foreign language proficiency

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS degree from ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent
  • A minimum of 1-3 years management of acquisitions and/or interlibrary loan borrowing

Preferred qualifications:

  • Interlibrary loan experience

Salary and Benefits:

Appointment salary and rank are competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Resource Acquisitions Services Librarian is a non-tenure track member of the Library Faculty. The University offers an excellent benefits and annual vacation package.

Environment:

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. For more information about the University of Notre Dame, please visit the University of Notre Dame homepage at http://nd.edu/.  The Hesburgh Libraries (http://library.nd.edu) hold about 3.5 million volumes and provide access to more than 23,000 serials. The Libraries have 141 staff and 57 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.

Further details & application instructions:  

This position posting and application instructions can be found on the Interfolio website:  https://apply.interfolio.com/59471Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2019 and the application deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

This position posting and additional information about Hesburgh Libraries can be found on the Libraries’ website: http://www.library.nd.edu/about/employment/

For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd.  The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program (http://hr.nd.edu/employment-opportunities/dualcareer/) in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

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).

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Reference and Online Services Librarian at Rowan University – Camden, NJ http://mlis.umd.edu/reference-and-online-services-librarian-at-rowan-university-camden-nj/ http://mlis.umd.edu/reference-and-online-services-librarian-at-rowan-university-camden-nj/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:19:56 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21494 Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) Library, located in Camden, NJ seeks creative and dynamic candidates for the position of Reference and Online Services Librarian. This position will provide medical reference and research support to all library users.  In addition, they will provide training, instruction, and technical support for the CMSRU Library’s electronic resources. […]

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Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) Library, located in Camden, NJ seeks creative and dynamic candidates for the position of Reference and Online Services Librarian. This position will provide medical reference and research support to all library users.  In addition, they will provide training, instruction, and technical support for the CMSRU Library’s electronic resources.

The library plays a central role in supporting the academic, research, and clinical enterprises of Cooper University Hospital and CMSRU, as well as its individual students, residents, faculty members, and staff. The library works closely with Campbell Library at Rowan University and RowanSOM Health Sciences Library colleagues on services and collections.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment; a proven capacity to work effectively in teams and building partnerships; and will be committed to engaging in scholarly activities and providing service to the University, the community, and the profession.

This full-time tenure-track AFT (American Federation of Teachers) librarian position will report to the CMSRU Library Director. The successful candidate for this position will be hired at the rank of Librarian II (AFT Range 26) or Librarian III (AFT Range 22).

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.  Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.​

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide medical reference and research support in a variety of formats to all library users including students, faculty, clinicians, and staff of CMSRU and the Cooper University Hospital.
  • Troubleshoot access and content-related issues and coordinate support for local electronic resource subscriptions, discovery and ILL systems, which include Alma/Primo, ILLiad, EZproxy, and other technologies and vendors.
  • Administer and configure the library’s Springshare software instances, Drupal library websites, and other local library systems.
  • Manages the library’s online presence (OU Campus, Springshare): conducts website accessibility audits, tracks website usage and assists in performing usability testing.
  • Maintain and update local electronic resource holdings and compile and analyze resource usage statistics for budget planning and subscription renewals.
  • Collaborate with information technology departments to improve library management tools, systems, and electronic resources.
  • Provide training, instruction, and technical support resources to the library’s users.
  • Maintain currency in knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and technical skills to support new initiatives.
  • Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness.
  • Serve on library committees, represent the library on University committees, and participate in relevant activities of state, regional and national professional organizations and associations.
  • Pursue appropriate presentation and publication opportunities expected of a library faculty member on the tenure track.

Required qualifications:

  • A Master degree in Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from a library school accredited by the American Library Association (or ALA-recognized foreign equivalent) by the time employment commences.
  • Experience in a health sciences or biomedical library environment and/or teaching hospital library.
  • Familiarity with health sciences library resources such as PubMed and/or other biomedical information search systems.
  • Experience with LibGuides, LibChat, LibAnswers Springshare software.
  • Familiarity with computer systems, library tools, software, standards, and digital collections.
  • Demonstrate initiative and the ability to work in a fast-paced clinical environment, both independently and collegially.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Evidence of a strong service commitment in a user-centered environment.
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as the needs of the library grow.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with emerging library technology projects such as makerspaces, etc.
  • Interest in exploring grant opportunities
  • Experiences with digital marketing and communications, such as social media
  • Familiarity with digital library collections software
  • Experience creating online instructional content

University description:

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

 

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

 

Visit the job posting to apply.

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Grant Support and Scholarly Works Librarian at Rowan University – Camden, NJ http://mlis.umd.edu/grant-support-and-scholarly-works-librarian-at-rowan-university-camden-nj/ http://mlis.umd.edu/grant-support-and-scholarly-works-librarian-at-rowan-university-camden-nj/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:18:49 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21492 Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) Library, located in Camden, NJ seeks creative and dynamic candidates for the position of Grant Support and Scholarly Works Librarian.  This position will provide medical reference and research support to all library users. In addition, they will provide training, instruction and technical support for the CMSRU Library electronic […]

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Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) Library, located in Camden, NJ seeks creative and dynamic candidates for the position of Grant Support and Scholarly Works Librarian.  This position will provide medical reference and research support to all library users. In addition, they will provide training, instruction and technical support for the CMSRU Library electronic resources.

The library plays a central role in supporting the academic, research, and clinical enterprises of Cooper University Hospital and CMSRU, as well as its individual students, residents, faculty members, and staff. The library works closely with Campbell Library at Rowan University and RowanSOM Health Sciences Library colleagues on services and collections.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment; a proven capacity to work effectively in teams and building partnerships; and will be committed to engaging in scholarly activities and providing service to the university, the community, and the profession.

This full-time tenure-track AFT (American Federation of Teachers) librarian position will report to the CMSRU Library Director. The successful candidate for this position will be hired at the rank of Librarian II (AFT Range 26) or Librarian III (AFT Range 22).

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.  Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.​

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to institution-wide efforts to increase both external funding and scholarly publications.

  • Coordinate the development and provide leadership of grant management at the CMSRU Library, including documentation of supporting materials, and monitoring throughout grant life cycle.

  • Provide search services and training to identify prospective grants and funding agencies.

  • Collaborate with University colleagues and broader Camden community organizations on joint grant proposals.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to provide instruction and services related to research data management, copyright, plagiarism, and scholarly communications, including Open Access publishing.

  • Provide consultations to institutional authors on self-archiving publications in the University’s Institutional Repository, Rowan Digital Works.

  • Develop and provide light and medium manuscript editing services similar to those described in the NIH Library Editing Services (https://www.nihlibrary.nih.gov/services/editing)

  • Provide medical reference and research support in a variety of formats to all library users including students, faculty, clinicians, and staff of CMSRU and the Cooper University Hospital.

  • Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness.

  • Serve on library committees, represent the library on University committees, and participate in relevant activities of state, regional and national organizations and associations.

  • Pursue appropriate presentation and publication opportunities expected of a library faculty member on the tenure track.

Required qualifications:

  • A Master degree in Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from a library school accredited by the American Library Association (or ALA-recognized foreign equivalent) by the time employment commences.

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Strong scholarly or scientific writing and/or copy editing experience.

  • Experience with writing grants and grants management

  • Demonstrate initiative and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and collegially.

  • Evidence of a strong service commitment in a user-centered environment.

  • Flexibility and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as the needs of the library grow.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with conducting advanced database searching.

  • An undergraduate, graduate, or certificate degree in writing, English, journalism, communications, or related field.

  • Experience with LibGuides, LibChat, LibAnswers Springshare software.

  • Experiences with digital marketing and communications, such as social media

  • Experience providing instruction

University description:

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

 

Visit the job posting to apply.

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Research Opportunity at the Ella Sharp Museum/Cell Block 7 – Jackson, MI http://mlis.umd.edu/research-opportunity-at-the-ella-sharp-museum-cell-block-7-jackson-mi/ http://mlis.umd.edu/research-opportunity-at-the-ella-sharp-museum-cell-block-7-jackson-mi/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:13:57 +0000 http://mlis.umd.edu/?p=21490 The Ella Sharp Museum / Cell Block 7 in Jackson, Michigan seeks a graduate student or advanced undergraduate student in History, Information Science / Archives, or Museum Studies to fill a key role in a project titled “Uncovering Jackson’s Prison History.” This project will identify, collect, and analyze oral and written evidence of Jackson’s prison […]

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The Ella Sharp Museum / Cell Block 7 in Jackson, Michigan seeks a graduate student or advanced undergraduate student in History, Information Science / Archives, or Museum Studies to fill a key role in a project titled “Uncovering Jackson’s Prison History.” This project will identify, collect, and analyze oral and written evidence of Jackson’s prison history.  The candidate will conduct an inventory of written materials in archival collections across the state of Michigan that are relevant to the history of Jackson’s prisons and assist in the oral history aspect of the project as needed.

The state prison has been an integral part of Michigan history for almost two hundred years. Yet much of that history remains hidden, whether held in personal memories or in a paper trail that is scattered across various repositories in MichiganThis project will consolidate that information and materials to inform interpretive planning and exhibit design. It is supported in part by the Natalie Field Foundation of Jackson, Michigan.

The ideal candidate will have significant facility with online finding aids and experience conducting archival research. He/she will consult with staff members at Cell Block 7 /Ella Sharp Museum and must be able to work independently as well. The majority of the work can be done off site but periodic in-person meetings will be required to ensure progress. We expect the position to begin in mid May but can be flexible on the start date. This position could be adapted to meet your program’s needs if you are seeking internship credit.

The inventory must be completed by August 31, 2019. The position carries a stipend of $2000.

To apply, please submit a resume and a brief statement (no more than 2 paragraphs) outlining relevant experience. Please also include the name of two academic or professional references. Send all materials in one pdf document to Brad Collins, Museum Manager at Cell Block 7, bradc@ellasharp.org by March 1, 2019.

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