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Associate Dean, Content Management and Scholarly Communications-- Kansas State University Libraries

posted Mar 27, 2017, 4:36 AM by Lars Hagelin

Kansas State University Libraries seek a highly motivated and innovative leader for position of Associate Dean for Content Management and Scholarly Communications. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership and expertise to refine and reposition collections and technical services in the context of emerging trends to meet evolving needs of the university community. ALA accredited MLS degree as well as a record of progressively more responsible supervisory, managerial, and administrative duties with demonstrated ability to support, mentor and develop faculty/staff, and work effectively with others in an academic/ research library or related environment required. 

Visit http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/500904/associate-dean-content-management-and-scholarly-communications for the full position announcement and instructions for applying.

Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required.

Head of Public Services/Research & Instruction Librarian-- University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Library

posted Mar 24, 2017, 5:39 AM by Lars Hagelin

THE LIBRARIES ­­

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the UW Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts, and diverse, award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOTHELL AND CASCADIA COLLEGE LIBRARY

http://library.uwb.edu

The University of Washington Libraries serves the students, faculty, and staff of Cascadia College and the University of Washington Bothell at their co-located campus in Bothell, located 18 miles north of downtown Seattle. UW Bothell currently offers programs in Business; Computing and Software Systems; Educational Studies; Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; and Nursing and Health Studies. More information on UW Bothell and its programs can be found athttp://www.uwb.edu. Cascadia College offers a wide range of Associate degrees and certificates, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Practices. More about Cascadia College can be found here: http://www.cascadia.edu/.

Diversity is a core value of the UW Bothell and Cascadia College Library. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. A majority of our students are first generation college attendees or are from underrepresented groups. Library staff work collaboratively to provide culturally relevant services and resources that reflect the diversity of our campus community, and to foster an inclusive learning environment for our users. Information about the Library’s Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice program is available here: http://libguides.uwb.edu/libraryEDSJteam


THE POSITION

Under the general direction of the Associate Dean and Director of the Bothell Campus Library, the Head of Public Services provides leadership and strategic visioning for Research Services (in-person and online reference) and Access Services (Circulation, Stacks Maintenance and Interlibrary Loan) at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College Library. This position is responsible for developing Library-wide user-centered public services standards and best practices, in collaboration with other Library unit heads, supervisors and staff. This position works with Library and the campus community to foster an inclusive environment that prioritizes diversity.

The Head of Public Services serves on the Bothell Library Leadership Team. This group functions as a collaborative group that advances the mission, vision, and values of the Library. Leadership Team members are the principal stewards for Library resources and are accountable for ensuring that resources are used wisely and effectively to meet the needs of our users. Leadership Team members serve as advocates for their areas of responsibility, representing Unit needs, priorities and perspectives in planning discussions.

The Head of Public Services also works collaboratively with colleagues across the UW Libraries in support of our tri-campus “One Library Three Campuses” system: http://www.lib.washington.edu/dean/tri-campus


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • Responsible for policy development, operations, and personnel management for Access Services (Circulation, Stacks Maintenance and ILL). Establishes priorities and coordinates work within the department and with other library units. The Head of Public Services directly supervises the Access Services Manager.
  • In collaboration with the Access Services Manager, supports ongoing training and development opportunities for library staff and student employees.
  • Leads the operations of in-person and online reference services, in consultation with the Library’s Head of Teaching and Learning. Onboards new librarians and provides ongoing support to all librarians in the provision of reference services.
  • Facilitates collaboration and communication among Research Services, Access Services and Technology Services units to ensure high quality user services in-person and online.
  • Monitors emerging trends in reference and access services and suggests courses of action; plans for future needs in the areas of staffing, funding and additional service requirements; provides leadership in the assessment of reference and access services.
  • Participates in work related to the UW Libraries’ shared Integrated Library System as appropriate.
  • Contributes to the Library’s ongoing work related to Open Educational Resources.
  • In collaboration with the Library Administrator and Head of Collections, takes the lead in managing utilization data for internal and external reporting and strategic planning. Liaises with institutional research staff at the UW Libraries, UW Bothell and Cascadia College as needed.
  • Provides circulation and reference services at the Library’s Information Commons Desk and online through the UW Libraries Q & A Live digital reference service. Schedule may include occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Under the general direction of the Head of Teaching and Learning, may provide some classroom and online instruction for targeted courses within the Library’s integrated information literacy curriculum at the lower division.
  • In partnership with the Head of Collections and the Manager of Access Services, coordinates the activities of Access Services to maximize the accessibility of the collections for use by the Libraries’ clientele, while maintaining concern for proper care and preservation of library material.
  • Leads the development of safety trainings for library staff. Acts as primary liaison with Campus Safety Office and Emergency Preparedness Manager for security and evacuation/emergency related issues. 
  • Oversees, monitors, and responds to violations of the Libraries Code of Conduct, in consultation with the Library Administrator. Advises the Director on security and disruptions procedures. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required
  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Three or more years of experience in a supervisory, management or leadership role.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of reference services and/or access services functions.
  • Supervisory experience that demonstrates strategic thinking, managing, motivating, and leading teams of library staff.
  • Experience working in a college or university library.
  • Strong user centered public service philosophy.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues and opportunities in enhancing access to library collections and services.
  • Familiarity with assessment and evaluation methods; creative, innovative and motivated to engage in ongoing assessment of services.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge in working with students from diverse backgrounds, interests, and abilities who possess a wide range of educational goals.
  • Familiarity with information literacy concepts, trends, pedagogies and assessment.

SALARY

$55,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background. An Administrative Supplement will be established at the time of appointment.


RANK

Position will be at rank of Sr. Assistant or Associate Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.


BENEFITS

Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.


APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:
  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources). Please also address in your cover letter how your qualifications and experience inform your ability to work with diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Public Services Philosophy: Applicants are also to provide a separate statement of no more than one page addressing their experience and philosophy in the provision of public services.
  • Please use "Librarian Application: Bothell Head of Public Services" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single-sided, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, April 21, 2017.

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.


For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libhr@uw.edu.

Director of Special Collections-- University of Oklahoma Libraries

posted Mar 21, 2017, 8:49 AM by Lars Hagelin

The OU Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual to provide leadership and strategic vision for its Special Collections, comprised of manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, art, artifacts, and audio, video, and digital collections. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the changing nature of today’s research libraries and the implications for special collections. The position reports to the Dean of Libraries, works closely with the Libraries’ Chief Technology Officer on special collections digital initiatives, and serves as a member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team.

The position’s primary responsibilities include articulating a compelling vision for the value of physical and digital special collections and archives; enhancing the discoverability, accessibility, and preservation of unique collections; creating extraordinary user experiences; developing and pursuing external funding, including donations, in-kind gifts and grant funding; setting strategic directions and priorities; promoting special collections through a variety of channels, including formal presentations, special events, exhibits, written communications and interpersonal relationships; enhancing and expanding institutional and scholarly collaborations with tribal, regional, national, and international partners; building and stewarding donor relations; and planning for facilities enhancements.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library/Information Science/Archival Sciences from an ALA-accredited program or another appropriate field; 24 months of management and/or supervisory experience in a special collections and/or archival setting; ability to present a coherent vision and work in a changing environment; demonstrated management experience; experience applying new/emerging technologies to digital scholarship initiatives; proven effectiveness working with and communicating complex issues and perspectives to a wide range of constituencies; excellent communication, organizational, time and project management skills; and thorough knowledge of professional theory and best practices in managing, collecting, organizing and preserving special collections and archives. Background check, including official educational transcripts, required.

Salary and title commensurate with experience. Full-time position; excellent benefits and professional development support. To apply, go to https://jobs.ou.edu and search job #170761. For application process and full position description including required and preferred qualifications, go tohttps://libraries.ou.edu/jobs.

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid and educational services. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Bobby J. Mason, University Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, (405) 325-3546, bjm@ou.edu, or visit www.ou.edu/eoo.

Adult Services Librarian-- Timberland Regional Library (Tumwater, Washington)

posted Mar 21, 2017, 8:47 AM by Lars Hagelin

The Tumwater Timberland Library is looking for an enthusiastic and team-focused Adult Services Librarian. The ideal candidate must enjoy assisting patrons of all ages at a busy service desk, from recommending good reads to teaching e-device skills in groups and one-on-one. We seek someone skilled in community outreach and working with a variety of partners. Developing programs and services to adults and teens is also a must!

  • Type: Full-time (40 hours per week), FLSA exempt, with excellent benefits.
  • Bargaining Unit: AFSCME, Local 3758
  • Starting Pay: $3,587 - $3,805 per month. New TRL employees will be hired at Step 1, 2 or 3 of the pay range, depending on their qualifications. The full pay range for this position is $3,587 - $4,965 per month.
  • Under general supervision, coordinates and performs a variety of adult and/or reference services functions for Timberland Regional Library.
Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provides customer assistance and reference/readers advisory services to library patrons.
  • Responds to patron research inquiries in person, by telephone, and electronically.
  • Conducts interviews to determine patron readers advisory and/or reference requirements; provides related assistance and recommendations.
  • Participates in collection development/maintenance activities for area of assignment including weeding and rotating library materials and assessing donations for addition to the collection.
  • Assists patrons in the use of library equipment, computers, databases, catalogs, print resources, and the internet; troubleshoots equipment issues as required.
  • Monitors patron/staff collection requirements and processes collection requests.
  • Creates and maintains book displays and/or prepares bulletin boards for area of assignment.
  • Responds to general patron inquiries; interprets and explains library policies and procedures.
  • Provides assistance to patrons in accessing interlibrary loan materials.
  • Conducts public education classes and/or informal tutorials regarding computer use and library resources; may perform customized library tours as assigned.
  • Participates in public outreach activities for area of assignment; visits community organizations and conducts presentations to promote the District's library services and resources.
  • May assist with developing and delivering programming for area of assignment.
  • May organize and lead book discussion groups as assigned.
  • May provide assistance in maintaining the District's library subject links including reviewing, editing, adding, and/or dropping websites.
  • May coordinate tax form dispersal, shelving, ordering, and weeding activities.
  • May assign work duties and prepare work schedules for volunteers and/or substitute personnel as required.
  • Assumes responsibility for library operations in absence of Supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Education & Experience:
  • Master's Degree in Library Science, and some library experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
  • State of Washington Librarian Certificate is required.
  • Depending on area of assignment, a valid Washington Driver's License may be required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Required Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of library science.
  • Library operations, services, policies, and procedures.
  • Processes and procedures relative to adult/reference services.
  • Customer service standards and procedures.
  • Library equipment, computer systems, databases, and software
Required Skill in:
  • Performing a variety of reference and readers advisory functions.
  • Assisting in ensuring the delivery of high quality library services to patrons.
  • Responding to inquiries and providing customer service to the public.
  • Maintaining collections and performing duties specific to area of assignment.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other staff, District departments, library patrons, and the general public.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
  • Work is performed in a library environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting of objects up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and move books and/or library materials.
  • May be exposed to potentially intimidating or unreceptive members of the public.

avIAn Project Coordinator-- Iowa State University Library

posted Mar 21, 2017, 8:42 AM by Lars Hagelin

Iowa State University Library is currently seeking applicants for an avIAn Project Coordinator. This position serves as the administrative assistant and project manager for the Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn). avIAn is a two-year project supported by the “Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives” program for digitizing collections of rare and unique content in cultural heritage institutions. The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) administers the program with the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

AvIAn will be a web portal for digital Iowa ornithological primary sources dating from 1895 – 2012. The eight collections selected for this project provide robust documentation of over one hundred years of bird study in Iowa and encompass some of the Midwest’s most influential conservationists. The project will present approximately 13,600 documents, 2,124 images, 14 field journals, and 7 audiovisual recordings freely accessible online and available for education and personal reuse.

Reporting to the project director, the position’s primary responsibilities are reviewing materials for inclusion in the project in collaboration with the project team, coordinating workflows, and monitoring project progress. This position will be instrumental in ensuring that the project produces project deliverables in accordance with the project timeline. The Project Coordinator will benefit from prior experience with outcome-driven, term-limited work.

The position will be heavily involved in project management, preferably related to digitization of archival materials. Training or experience in copyright and intellectual property issues relevant to archival materials and digitization is also strongly preferred. The ability to handle fragile archival materials responsibly is necessary to perform the major duties of this position.

In addition, the position will have and/or develop familiarity with digital collections software such as CONTENTdm and knowledge of, or familiarity with, ornithology, bird watching, wildlife conservation, and/or field observations.

This position entails working closely with the project team and the successful candidate will possess ability to accurately report on progress, maintain a steady pace, and meet firm deadlines. In addition, the successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students. The ability to work effectively both independently and in coordination with a team are essential to success in the position.

For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://www.iastatejobs.com, posting number 70069P.

ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. Applications from a broad spectrum of people are encouraged to apply.  Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

avIAn Metadata Associate-- Iowa State University Library

posted Mar 21, 2017, 8:40 AM by Lars Hagelin

Iowa State University Library is currently seeking applicants for an avIAn Metadata Associate. This position supports the creation and application of metadata for the Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn). avIAn is a two-year project supported by the “Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives” program for digitizing collections of rare and unique content in cultural heritage institutions. The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) administers the program with the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

AvIAn will be a web portal for digital Iowa ornithological primary sources dating from 1895 – 2012. The eight collections selected for this project provide robust documentation of over one hundred years of bird study in Iowa and encompass some of the Midwest’s most influential conservationists. The project will present approximately 13,600 documents, 2,124 images, 14 field journals, and 7 audiovisual recordings freely accessible online and available for education and personal reuse.

Reporting to the project director, the position’s primary responsibility is the creation and application of metadata for materials digitized as part of the avIAn project. In particular, this position will be instrumental in ensuring that the project meets one of its primary goals – to present archival materials as both historical documents and as species sighting data.

This position entails working closely with the project team, therefore, the successful candidate will possess the ability to accurately report on progress, maintain a steady pace, and meet firm deadlines. The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students. The ability to work effectively both independently and in coordination with a team are essential to success in the position.

For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://www.iastatejobs.com, posting number 70070P.

ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. Applications from a broad spectrum of people are encouraged to apply.  Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

NHPRC Project Archivist-- Iowa State University Library

posted Mar 21, 2017, 8:33 AM by Lars Hagelin   [ updated Mar 21, 2017, 8:37 AM ]

Iowa State University Library is currently seeking a Project Archivist to oversee an NHPRC grant funded project to migrate electronic finding aids. This position will perform activities to improve intellectual control over and access to Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) archival collections, and supervise a student assistant. Under general direction of the Collections Archivist, the NHPRC Project Archivist (Library Associate I) will migrate electronic finding aids into an EAD-compliant archives management system (CuadraSTAR’s SKCA) while working collaboratively with the archives team and drafting related policies and procedures. 

Responsibilities include managing the project; training, supervising, and evaluating a .25 FTE student; performing quality control and testing; migrating finding aids (primarily the larger and more complex); assigning controlled vocabulary; linking digital objects to records; and identifying when revisions are necessary and performing or allocating revisions. The Library Associate I will work collaboratively with other archivists to address problems, and draft policies and procedures related to the migration of the finding aids to the archives management system (CuadraSTAR's SKCA). 

The position involves many repetitive tasks and workflows which require a high degree of concentration and accuracy. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently and collaboratively, creatively, and effectively as a part of a team; interact effectively with library staff; communicate effectively (written and oral); problem-solve; focus during repetitive work and pay attention to detail and accuracy; balance efficiency with accuracy; and work independently with limited supervision. 

For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://www.iastatejobs.com, posting number 70071P. 

ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. Applications from a broad spectrum of people are encouraged to apply.  Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Head of Content Management (Librarian III or IV), University of Texas at Austin

posted Mar 15, 2017, 1:19 PM by Joni Blake

Head of Content Management (Librarian III or IV)

One (1) open position to be filled as either a Librarian III or Librarian IV
University of Texas Libraries
, The University of Texas at Austin
Salary is $69,996+ per year, negotiable depending on qualifications

First review of applications is April 17, 2017

 

Essential functions: Oversee staff and workflows for ordering, receiving, describing, and processing of library materials in all formats and languages. Provide leadership in rethinking and realigning unit workflows, investigating new approaches to support emerging collection initiatives, and implementing new strategies for evolving metadata standards. Coordinate operations and workflows between the unit and other library departments or units. Contribute to fostering ongoing growth and professional development of staff. Promote a culture of innovation and continuous improvement of services, workflows, and best practices. Seek out and engage in appropriate campus, regional, and national partnerships and conversations. Participate in development and grant opportunities for relevant projects or initiatives when appropriate.

 

LIBRARIAN iii required qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program. Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a supervisor or manager of relevant operations (acquisitions, cataloging, and/or metadata creation) in an academic library. Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and stakeholder interests effectively. Demonstrated aptitude for learning new tools and technologies and creative problem solving. Demonstrated effectiveness at working collaboratively on projects and initiatives. Successful experience managing and developing staff to achieve established goals and initiatives. Demonstrated ability to act as a change agent to improve departmental operations. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Evidence of implementing current and emerging best practices related to acquisitions and bibliographic description. Evidence of ability and desire to engage professionally. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.

 

LIBRARIAN III preferred qualifications: Experience working with Sierra. More than 5 years experience managing relevant operations in a large research library. Demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate, and enhance production-oriented processes related to acquisitions and/or content description. Familiarity with materials budgeting, expenditure processes, and consortial acquisitions agreements. Experience negotiating contracts and conducting Request for Proposal (RFP) processes. Experience with a national cooperative cataloging program such as PCC (NACO, BIBCO, CONSER, or SACO). Familiarity with existing and emerging metadata standards and schemas, such as RDF, XML, Dublin Core, schema.org, linked data, and BIBFRAME. Experience with relevant operations in support of distinctive and/or international collections. Experience with formal assessment and evaluation methods. Experience engaging professionally at a leadership level on a national and/or international scale.

 

LIBRARIAN iv required qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program. Minimum 7 years professional experience as a supervisor or manager of relevant operations (acquisitions, cataloging, and/or metadata creation) in an academic library. Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and stakeholder interests effectively. Demonstrated aptitude for learning new tools and technologies and creative problem solving. Demonstrated effectiveness at working collaboratively on projects and initiatives. Successful experience managing and developing staff to achieve established goals and initiatives. Demonstrated ability to act as a change agent to improve organizational operations. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Evidence of implementing current and emerging best practices related to acquisitions and bibliographic description. Demonstrated ability to engage professionally at a leadership level and on a national and/or international scale. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.

 

LIBRARIAN Iv preferred qualifications: Experience working with Sierra. More than 7 years experience managing relevant operations in a large research library. Demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate, and enhance production-oriented processes related to acquisitions and/or content description. Familiarity with materials budgeting, expenditure processes, and consortial acquisitions agreements. Experience negotiating contracts and conducting Request for Proposal (RFP) processes. Experience with a national cooperative cataloging program such as PCC (NACO, BIBCO, CONSER, or SACO). Familiarity with existing and emerging metadata standards and schemas, such as RDF, XML, Dublin Core, schema.org, linked data, and BIBFRAME. Experience with relevant operations in support of distinctive and/or international collections. Experience with formal assessment and evaluation methods.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  $69,996 annually, or more, depending on qualifications and experience.  No state or local income tax.  Standard state benefits package including annual vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement plans, and health insurance options (comprehensive major medical, dental, vision, life, and disability).  Deferred compensation and tax sheltered annuity programs also available.

 

RECRUITING SCHEDULE:  First review of applications is Monday, April 17, 2017

 

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: To view the full job postings and to apply, please go through the UT Austin Job Search:

Librarian III, job posting #17-03-09-01-0084
https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/170309010084

 

Librarian IV, job posting #17-03-09-01-0082

https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/170309010082

 

 

The University of Texas Libraries welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide, as well as in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices.

 

Business Librarian, Colorado State University

posted Mar 13, 2017, 12:34 PM by Joni Blake   [ updated Mar 14, 2017, 5:01 PM ]

Colorado State University Libraries seeks a highly collaborative, innovative, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and service-oriented candidate for the position of Business Librarian.  This non-tenure-track faculty position will provide outreach to (and collaboration with) the College of Business and its academic departments.  Duties will include providing effective subject-based library instruction, research services, and collection development to support business students, faculty, and researchers.  This position will also participate in liaison unit activities and projects.  

For the full position description, please visit https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/43003

Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

 

Science Liaison Librarian, Colorado State University

posted Mar 13, 2017, 12:33 PM by Joni Blake   [ updated Mar 14, 2017, 5:02 PM ]

The Colorado State University Libraries seeks qualified applicants for the position of Science Liaison Librarian.  This tenure-track faculty position will be responsible for outreach to and collaboration with academic departments in thesciences.  This position will be part of the College Liaisons unit of the Scholarly Communications Division which is responsible for cooperating with a variety of campus constituencies to promote the Libraries’ resources and services.

 The full job descriptions can be found at: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/43004

 Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

 

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