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Branch Operations Manager, Business Library-- University of Colorado, Boulder

posted Oct 20, 2017, 4:38 AM by Lars Hagelin

Branch Operations Manager - Business Library - 11337

Description

CU Boulder’s University Libraries is now accepting applications for a Branch Operations Manager for the William M White Business Library. This role will supervise the daily services of the Business Library by ensuring proper staffing, scheduling, training, work assignments, procedure setting, performance evaluation, payroll preparation, building and facilities operations, library instruction, and overall workflow of the unit is properly maintained. In addition, this position anticipates the needs of the library’s daily workflow and patrons and analyzes unit statistics to evaluate service and facilities’ needs.

Who we are:

As the flagship University of a multi-campus system in the State of Colorado, CU Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies.

CU Boulder has blossomed in size and quality since we opened our doors in 1877—attracting superb faculty, staff, and students and building strong programs in the sciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, and many other disciplines.

Today, with our sights set on becoming the standard for the great comprehensive public research universities of the new century, we strive to serve the people of Colorado and to engage with the world through excellence in our teaching, research, creative work, and service. The University Libraries faculty and staff are diverse, talented, and passionate people who share this vision and mission. Librarians participate at all levels of the campus and hold full faculty status and rank. The Libraries, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, holds the largest collection in the Rocky Mountain region with over 12 million books, periodicals, government publications, audiovisual materials, microforms, maps, manuscripts, papers and computer-based resources. The Libraries faculty and staff collaborate internally, with colleagues beyond the campus, and with our clients to advance information literacy, intellectual freedom, lifelong learning, the disciplinary growth of information, and the amplification of knowledge.

About Boulder, Colorado:

Boulder and the surrounding area is known as one of the best places to live because of its spectacular setting, acres of open space, and vibrant atmosphere. At 5,430 feet above sea level, acres of vast open space entwine into Boulder's cityscape nestled into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Home to approximately 90,000 residents, Boulder has a mild, dry climate with more than 300 days of sunshine per year. Boulder offers activities for every interest. Over 80 miles of pedestrian and bike paths, as well as a convenient bus system, provide transportation around town and to the Denver metropolitan area. Photographers, music lovers, rock climbers, Olympians, artists, and others are drawn to this great city because of its scenic beauty, vibrant culture, and fabulous amenities. Boulder is just three hours from 11 ski resorts, 40 minutes from Denver, and moments from 43,000 acres of open space and trails.

What your key responsibilities will be:

Supervision of Library Technicians and Student Assistants
  • In accordance with employment laws and University and Libraries regulations, supervises student employees and library staff. Actively interprets and follows affirmative action principles and policies to provide an atmosphere free from harassment and discrimination.
  • Interviews, hires, trains, evaluates and conceptualizes student assignments. Is responsible for student budgeting, scheduling, work assignments, payroll, and performance.
  • Supervises two Library Technician IIIs. Schedules, assigns, and prioritizes duties; trains, coaches, and evaluates performance. Assigns duties and oversees workflow to ensure position supports the mission and daily work of the Library.
Instruction
  • Handles incoming library instruction requests for the Leeds School of Business.
  • Manages the calendar for the Business Instruction Lab (Koelbel 100B), working with the Business Instruction Coordinator to ensure that the instruction request process works smoothly.
  • Serves a member of the business instruction team, conducting library instruction sessions on topics in Business.
Data Collection and Analysis of Library Collections and Services
  • Coordinates unit records, including student payroll, policy and procedure documentation for circulation services, and unit statistics.
  • Administer student wage budget.
  • Collect and analyze data and statistics on use of the library and the collections. Use these data to assess and evaluate collections and services.
Reference
  • Provide reference and other assistance to patrons in the Business Library in order to help meet their information needs, with a focus on triaging reference questions to the appropriate subject specialists.
Professional Development
  • Remains current with library science practice and trends by reading professional publications and other information outlets such as listservs, by attending instruction sessions and relevant talks, and by consulting with other department members and members of the larger business library community.
  • Attend workshops and continuing education opportunities that relate to the Libraries’ resources.
  • Develop skills in using indexes and other discovery tools in the social sciences.
Facilities Management
  • Report all facilities problems to Building Proctor or Facilities Management.
  • Anticipate building issues that may impact services or library hours and coordinates processes to minimize disruption.
  • Liaise with the UCB Libraries' Security Unit, Preservation Unit, and Information Technology Department, as well as outside campus departments, such as Facilities Management and CU Police Department, to maintain facilities that allow for an efficient, productive, and service-oriented Unit. Flexibility to address unexpected issues related to facilities or operations effectively.
LibGuides
  • Assists with LibGuides by creating guides for courses, research, or other guides as needed.
  • Services as part of the team focusing on creating an updated, useful, streamlined web site for the Business Library.
What we can offer:

The salary range for this position starts at $49,000.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be adaptable. Be inclusive. Be supportive. Be Boulder.

Qualifications

What we require:
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university.
  • Two years of relevant, professional experience in Libraries providing customer service or a Master’s of Library & Information Science.
What you will need:
  • Knowledge of trends and best practices in providing research assistance in a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge of tools and approaches for conducting in-depth research.
  • Commitment to cultivating an environment of diversity and inclusion.
  • Evidence of a strong service orientation and demonstrated commitment to a user-centered approach to library support services.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment consistent with Libraries policies and procedures.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
What we’d like you to have:
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.
  • Experience conducting research assistance in an academic research library setting.
  • Experience with scheduling or managing a service point.
  • Experience with library instruction.
  • Supervisory experience.
Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply by November 2, 2017.

Apply Here: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=11337&lang=en

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting atwww.cu.edu/cu-careers:
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 
Please combine materials into one document and upload as titled: Last-First-11337.
Please do not upload references at this time.

Digital Repositories Unit Head-- Colorado State University Libraries

posted Oct 20, 2017, 4:33 AM by Lars Hagelin

Colorado State University Libraries seeks a qualified candidate to lead its Digital Repositories Unit. The position is responsible for the technical, bibliographic, and metadata management of the CSU Libraries’ digital repository system, including the coordination of data files. The position works closely with staff within the Digital Library and ePublishing Services Division, including Archives & Special Collections, to leverage the full range of Library expertise and resources, including the consortial Digital Collections of Colorado.

A full job announcement for this academic faculty position can be found at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50812. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 20, 2017.

Colorado State University is a public land grant institution with approximately 31,000 students, located in Fort Collins, Colorado. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Assistant Dean of Libraries-- University of Missouri-St. Louis

posted Oct 18, 2017, 4:36 AM by Lars Hagelin

Faculty, non-tenure track
JOB ID: 24455

University of Missouri-St. Louis seeks an experienced, innovative individual to become the Assistant Dean of Libraries. This position reports to the Dean of Libraries. The candidate will possess strong interpersonal and demonstrated managerial skills. The Assistant Dean is responsible for the management and oversight of the day to day activities of the Thomas Jefferson Library. The Assistant Dean of Libraries will develop and execute a vision to further the mission of the Library. S/he is charged with fostering an organizational climate based on respect, service, and teamwork, in which diversity, communication, and innovation thrive while effectively managing and enhancing the Library’s resources.

Required:
  • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing professional librarians and staff in an academic library. The candidate will have a record of demonstrated success in increasingly responsible positions.
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus and implement decisions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the preparation of reports, analysis of data, and creation and dissemination of policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in academic librarianship.
Preferred:
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, prioritize, and delegate across multiple departments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues related to managing multiple departments in an academic library.
  • Familiarity with library systems including integrated library systems, databases, and emerging technologies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse community.
  • A second Master’s degree.
Responsibilities:
  • Supervise librarians and staff throughout the Thomas Jefferson Library.
  • Work closely with the Dean of Libraries to advocate for and promote the needs of the Thomas Jefferson Library.
  • Coordinate and support a work environment that allows all employees to actively contribute to the successful operation of the Thomas Jefferson Library for all users.
  • Promote and implement library goals.
  • Maintain an awareness of and respond appropriately to users issues; consulting with the dean as needed.
  • General Reference and Public Service responsibilities (e.g. – shifts at the Public Service Desk, collection development, etc.).
  • Oversee library wide committees.
  • Some travel and evening/weekend work may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Applicants must apply online at
http://www.umsl.edu/jobs.html (Choose FACULTY tab to continue)

Attach a resume and cover letter addressing the duties and requirements of the position. Provide contact information, including email addresses, for three professional references.

This position is a 12 month non-tenure track faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted until November 17, 2017. The successful candidate must undergo a criminal background check.

If you have questions regarding this position, please email Clinton Berry, Clinton@umsl.edu

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Diversity Residency Librarians (2)-- Texas A&M University Libraries

posted Oct 13, 2017, 6:37 AM by Lars Hagelin

Texas A&M University Libraries seeks two creative, energetic, and dynamic early career librarians to participate in a 3-year non-renewable term, post-master’s residency offering professional experience and the opportunity to contribute in an academic research library. The Libraries is a member of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance. Our residency program supports the Libraries’ commitment to build a diverse profession. The residency is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Residents as well as the service and operational priorities of the Libraries. In the first year, the Residents will work in multiple functional areas, to experience the different aspects of a large academic research library, including scholarly communications, instruction, and special collections. In the second year, the Residents will plan and execute a major project in their chosen area of focus. Residents will provide service and gain valuable experience in multiple facets of academic librarianship through this process. During the third year, the Residents will continue in their chosen area of focus while searching for a full-time tenure-track position in an academic research library. Mentoring will be provided. The Residents will serve on the faculty Search Advisory Committee. Residency Program Details can be viewed here: http://www.library.tamu.edu.

Required Qualifications:
  • Received a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited institution (or international equivalent)
  • Up to 5 Years’ post MLS experience as a - librarian in either an academic, special, public or school library
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Personal and professional goals that align with the residency program and structure
  • Ability to provide examples of interpersonal skills and working as a member of a team
  • Ability to provide examples of being flexible, taking initiative, and thinking innovatively
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative and culturally diverse environment
Salary/Benefits/Rank: Faculty rank will be Lecturer and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; minimum starting salary will be $48,000. Excellent benefits include health plan and paid life insurance; several retirement plans including TIAA and Fidelity; paid holidays and vacation; no state or local income tax. Funding is available for professional travel and development activities.

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should provide a Cover Letter (of no more than 2 pages) that speaks to the following:
  • Interest in professional education development and service in the library profession
  • What you expect to gain from participation in the residency
  • Short and long-term professional goals
  • Perspective on working with a diverse population and customer service in a library
  • Personal and professional experiences that contribute to your future success as a librarian (interpersonal skills, flexibility, teamwork, initiative, innovation)
Please submit cover letter, resume, and the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. References will not be contacted without contacting the candidate first and verifying permission. Send nominations and applications via email to LibrarianJob@library.tamu.edu or mailed to Jan Pfannstiel, Assistant Dean for Diversity Initiatives, Texas A&M University Libraries, 5000 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-5000.

Applications received by November 16, 2017 be given first consideration.

ENVIRONMENT:

The University:

Founded in 1876 as a land-grant institution, Texas A&M University is the sixth largest university in the nation. The signature Aggie Spirit captures and embodies the university’s traditions and core values: Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect, and Selfless Service. The university has an enrollment of more than 55,000 students and 2,800 instructional faculty. Based on Vision 2020, the institution’s goal is to become a premier, tier-one research university and to be ranked among the top 10 public universities nationwide by 2020.

The Libraries:

In an effort to provide relevant customer service in an ever-changing environment, the Texas A&M University Libraries is developing a core culture representing flexibility, innovation and risk-taking. In addition, the Libraries recognize the value in creating a culture that draws from the richness and strength reflected in the diversity of our state and our nation and has created an actionable Diversity Plan.

The Libraries currently rank 8th in materials expenditures ($23.6 million) and 4th in ongoing expenditures ($16.6 million) among all ARL libraries. Additionally, the Libraries typically rank near the top 10 for starting librarian salaries among ARL U.S. Public Academic Libraries. Currently the staffing includes 268 individuals which includes 90 librarians holding faculty status.

The Community:

Texas A&M is located in Bryan-College Station, a friendly community where the ubiquitous “howdy” greets friends and newcomers alike. The community boasts excellent medical facilities, live entertainment and the arts, fine-to-casual dining, outdoor recreation, a local airport, and a low cost of living, as well as easy proximity to Austin and Houston. Additionally, Texas residents enjoy the benefit of having no state or local income tax.

Applications:

An Equal Opportunity Employer, TAMU Libraries is committed to employing quality faculty who will enhance the rich diversity of our academic community. In that regard, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who are representative of the state’s diversity.

For more information about the library, see http://library.tamu.edu, about the university, http://www.tamu.edu, and about the communities, http://www.visitaggieland.com.

Assistant or Associate Librarian and Director of Learning Resources Center-- Baylor University

posted Oct 12, 2017, 4:14 AM by Lars Hagelin

UNIVERSITY: Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally-ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For." The university is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris (http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION: Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, Baylor's School of Education (SOE) ranks among the nation’s best. The school boasts an array of excellent academic offerings in three academic departments. Baylor's undergraduate program in teacher education is nationally distinguished for its innovative partnerships with local schools, while its graduate programs train students to be leaders in multiple aspects of education. The Learning Resources Center plays an essential role in all the SOE's programs by providing facilities, resources, technology, and services that advance excellence in teaching and inquiry.

The SOE is seeking a Librarian/Director who can provide leadership for the Learning Resources Center. An electronic copy of this announcement and link to other information about the SOE can be found at: baylor.edu/soe. More information on Baylor's commitment to diversity and inclusion can be found by visiting baylor.edu/diversity.

TRACKING NUMBER: F014876

POSITION: Librarian and Director of School of Education Learning Resources Center (LRC)

QUALIFICATIONS: Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals and the stated mission of the School of Education Learning Resources Center, the qualifications for the position include:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Studies from an accredited institution; 
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize and communicate information literacy; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with information management systems related to library materials and resources; 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage a collection; 
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a collegial environment; 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; 
  • Strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and respect, as well as Baylor’s mission. 
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Learning Resources Center serves the faculty, staff, undergraduate students, and graduate students in the School of Education. In recognizing the critical importance of support services and resources to the success of the School of Education, the LRC is designed and staffed to efficiently meet the needs and various ability levels of a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. The primary responsibilities of this position include:
  • Supervise development and operation of a well-organized, relevant, accessible collection of materials and databases; 
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the LRC’s mission and strategic plan; 
  • Support the SOE’s teaching, learning, and research initiatives; 
  • Work closely with the SOE Director of Technology Services and Learning Resources Center Office Manager to provide comprehensive support for LRC clientele; 
  • Partner with University Libraries’ personnel to assure effective functioning and coordination of LRC goals, resources, and operations with university library goals, resources, and operations; 
  • Remain current on trends and developments in teaching, learning, and information literacy; 
  • Provide leadership to the School of Education Learning Resources Center program and School of Education departments at a time of growth and innovation in the lives of those units. 
SALARY AND BENEFITS: The salary will be commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Baylor provides a comprehensive benefits packages that includes health care coverage, retirement options, and educational privileges. More information can be found at baylor.edu/hr.

The anticipated date of appointment is January, 2018.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, completed application form, and a copy of transcripts documenting master’s degree (original required prior to on-campus interview). Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via Interfolio (these references should be named in the candidate’s cover letter). Original reference letters and official transcripts may be requested later. Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/44439.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Patron Services Librarian-- Brigham Young University

posted Oct 10, 2017, 3:58 AM by Lars Hagelin

Lead a high-energy staff responsible for front-line student and faculty services including circulation, interlibrary loan, course reserve and faculty delivery, which are some of the most recognized and in-demand services at the BYU Library. The Patron Services Librarian also oversees the Learning Commons, the busiest collaborative learning space in the library, and contributes to patron service assessments and leading change.

This is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University (BYU). Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, retirement savings, and appreciation for work-life balance. BYU is located in Provo, Utah with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports and cultural events.

Brigham Young University is a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.

For complete job announcement and to apply go to: https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=64267&PostingSeq=1

Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017.

Assistant Archivist – Southwest Collection Manuscripts-- Texas Tech University Libraries

posted Oct 9, 2017, 10:23 AM by Lars Hagelin

Texas Tech University, ranked 42nd in the Association of Research Libraries, is home to more than 36,000 students with a diverse, highly esteemed pool of educators who excel in teaching, research and service. A recognized Top Tier Research institution, total research expenditures have increased 151 percent in the past four years. Home of the Red Raiders, Lubbock, Texas, has an affordable cost of living, well below the national average, with excellent schools and state-of-the-art healthcare. Lubbock has a dry, mild climate, great entertainment with a vibrant arts scene and is close to both national and state parks.

For more information and to apply for this position, use the following link: 11999BR – Assistant Archivist – Southwest Collection Manuscripts.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Assessment and Analytics Librarian/Specialist-- University of Arizona Libraries

posted Oct 6, 2017, 5:29 AM by Lars Hagelin

The University of Arizona Libraries (UAL) is reimagining its strategic planning and assessment approaches, applying design thinking principles as we establish more responsive, user-centered methods to this work. Our assessment program will be critical as we evaluate the impact of our services and resources on student success, the University’s research enterprise, and our community engagement as a land grant institution. Our refreshed approach leads us to recruit an enterprising, creative, and engaged Librarian/Specialist to lead and coordinate our assessment efforts. The Assessment and Analytics Librarian/Specialist coordinates, expands, and enhances assessment and data analytics activities across UAL. 

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please visit the position posting at https://uacareers.com/postings/22428.

Instructor and Undergraduate Engagement Librarian-- University of Illinois at Chicago

posted Oct 6, 2017, 5:26 AM by Lars Hagelin

The UIC Library seeks an enterprising, forward-thinking, and service-oriented librarian to enrich the student experience and provide new opportunities for the Library to engage with the undergraduate community and to participate in the reference and instruction programs. This is an instructor (non‑tenure track faculty) position in the Research Services & Resources (RSR) Department in the Richard J. Daley Library.

Working collaboratively with library faculty and staff and other campus partners, the Undergraduate Experience Librarian will initiate, coordinate, and assess services focused on engaging and supporting undergraduates. This position provides opportunities for innovation, exploration, and professional growth in creating scalable information literacy programming, outreach activities, and assessment efforts for the improvement of the undergraduate experience.

The Department:

Research Services & Resources (RSR) is responsible for providing excellent reference and instruction service and building distinguished collections in a user-centered environment. The Undergraduate Engagement Librarian reports to the RSR Librarian. The department consists of 10.8 FTE faculty members, two civil service staff, and a number of graduate student employees.

Duties:
  • Lead library outreach efforts for a diverse and multicultural undergraduate community in collaboration with library staff and relevant campus partners invested in student success, with emphasis on key transitions from high school, community college, and university transfers to UIC. 
  • Participate in providing research assistance and information services in person, by appointment and virtually through e‑mail and instant messaging. 
  • Design and present library instruction in the classroom as part of the course-integrated instruction program, with emphasis on first-year programs. 
  • Integrate elements focused on undergraduate student retention, progression, and graduation rates into other library services and develop methods to measure and assess Library impact in these areas. 
  • Contribute to and participate in the overall mission of the library. 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school program. 
  • Two years of professional experience in an academic or public library. 
  • Experience with outreach to campus or community groups relevant to any professional, civic, or social capacity. 
  • Evidence of strong interest in and understanding of emerging trends in library engagement with undergraduate student success. 
  • Outstanding customer service skills devoted to improving the user experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and collaborate effectively with colleagues, staff, and users at all levels and from diverse backgrounds. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work a schedule including evening and weekend hours. 
SALARY/CONTRACT:

Salary commensurate with experience; the minimum salary for a full-time twelve-month appointment is $51,333. Benefits for a twelve month appointment include 24 days vacation; 12 days annual sick leave with additional disability benefits; 11 paid holidays; medical insurance (contribution based on annual salary; coverage for dependents may be purchased); two dental plans available; life insurance paid for by the State; participation in one of the retirement options of the State Universities Retirement System compulsory (8% of salary is withheld and is tax exempt until withdrawal); no Social Security coverage, but Medicare payment is required. This appointment is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois and UIC United Faculty Local 6456, IFT-AFT, AAUP.

For fullest consideration, apply by October 17, 2017 with cover letter, supporting resume, and name and address of at least three references. The position close date is October 31, 2017.

Candidate’s cover letter should address how multicultural issues have been or will be integrated in teaching and service.

All applicants must submit an online application through jobs.uic.edu. To apply, click on the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=86624&job=instructor-and-undergraduate-engagement-librarian-university-library.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

Digital Projects Archivist-- Washington State University Libraries

posted Oct 2, 2017, 11:59 AM by Lars Hagelin

Work Location: Pullman, Washington
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications
Position Details: Librarian 2, full-time, 12-month, 2-year temporary, non-tenure-track
Posting Close date: October 29, 2017
Required Applicant Documents: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Reference Contact Info (for 3 references)
Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.


For additional information and application procedures: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/34573

Position Summary:

The Washington State University Libraries invites applications for Digital Projects Archivist, a full-time, 12-month, grant-funded, 2-year temporary position with the possibility of extension, located on the Pullman campus. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections. Start date is targeted for January 2018.

As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will support the digital workflow and lifecycle of digital materials in on-going CDSC projects and provide support for digital platforms including, but not limited to: Mukurtu CMS, Scalar, Omeka, CONTENTdm and WordPress. The Digital Projects Archivist will work directly with faculty, students and staff on projects that vary in scale and scope related to curating collections, providing culturally appropriate access to collections, and producing widely available resources for teaching, research and scholarship in the University. This position will play a leading role in supporting the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal (Portal) in all aspects of the Portal project initiatives including 1) providing instructional support for tribal community users, community members, and institutional partners, 2) overseeing metadata creation, 3) updating and managing ingest of digital content from multiple institutions, 4) delivering training and support resources (online and in person) for the collaborative curation process and 5) assisting tribal staff with added content creation from digitized materials. The Digital Projects Archivist will be an integral part of the team at the CDSC and will work on grant-funded and ongoing projects.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
  • Ability to work with diverse sets of stakeholders.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mukurtu CMS and Scalar experience preferred.
  • Experience with digitization management and workflows.
  • Experience with instruction and training for a diverse set of users of digital systems.
  • Experience working with or supporting a Content Management System.
  • Experience in Special Collections or archives management.
  • Familiarity with current trends in digital library initiatives and digital curation.
  • Strong attention to access, privacy and security issues from diverse perspectives.
  • Commitment to working with diverse populations, particularly Native American communities.
  • Willingness to work in a face-paced, innovative team environment, assist in expanding the Portal community of users, lead and think creatively, problem-solve and be flexible.
EEO/AA Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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