Assistant Professor, Instruction & Liaison Librarian (Two Positions), Rod Library The University of Northern Iowa seeks two tenure-track Instruction & Liaison Librarians beginning August 2015. Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or international equivalent at time of appointment; a strong interest in and enthusiasm for teaching and for library instruction; interest in learning about new subject disciplines; interest in working with the public; excellent oral and written communication skills; and willingness and ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with coworkers and with members of the campus community. Pre-employment background checks are required. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Applications received by April 20, 2015 will be given full consideration. For more information, contact Susan Moore, Search Co-Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or (319) 273-3787. Information about Rod Library can be found at https://www.library.uni.edu/ UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. UNI is a smoke-free campus.
Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN LIBRARIAN The FIU Libraries seek a creative, innovative, and learner-centered Instructional Design Librarian to provide leadership in identifying, implementing, and maintaining instructional technologies and resources to help deliver scalable and sustainable online instruction, to improve teaching effectiveness, and ultimately, to enhance the Libraries’ Instruction and Information Literacy program through the knowledgeable application of principles of instructional design and assessment. Working in close consultation with the Coordinator of Library Education Programs, the ideal candidate will assist in the continued advancement and expansion of a well-established, student-centered library instruction program and will creatively apply sound instructional design techniques and assessment practices to both instruction and public services, in an academic library setting. As a member of the RefTech Team, the research and instructional technology support unit, within the Information & Research Services’ (I&RS) department, the Instructional Design Librarian, works collaboratively with the Coordinator of Library Education Programs, to fulfill departmental and Library teaching and learning initiatives, by: designing and developing learning objects; delivering in-person and virtual course-related library instruction sessions; and working with both subject liaisons and teaching faculty, to integrate meaningful learning activities and general and course-specific library instruction materials that support information fluency and technology skills. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Instructional Design & Assessment o In collaboration with the Coordinator of Library Education Programs, develops and maintains learning objects, tutorials, learning modules, and other technologically enhanced instructional materials for access through the Libraries' Web site, inclusion within the university's learning management system, or for use in conjunction with other teaching strategies in a blended learning environment o Participates in assessment of the impact of information fluency instruction, and the success of instructional technologies and methods used in instructional delivery; Plays a significant role in the evaluation and assessment of activities regarding information fluency o Utilizes instructional design standards and best practices for the creation, archiving, and dissemination of learning objects or other technologically enhanced instructional materials; Coordinates with the RefTech Team, the Coordinator of Library Education Programs, the User Experience Librarian, and others within the Libraries to maintain awareness, availability, and appropriate standards for instructional design resources o Collaborates with subject liaison librarians to identify opportunities to enhance their instruction technologically, and serves as a resource to liaison librarians to assist them in the creation of online learning materials; With the Coordinator of Library Education Programs, creates innovative and effective approaches to strengthening faculty skills to design curriculum, tools and learning experiences that enhance critical thinking and information fluency o Makes recommendations to develop new instructional programs, classroom activities, and online instructional tools, this includes expanding information and digital literacy efforts and increasing the libraries’ online support services for instruction • Reference, Instruction, & Collection Development o Participates in public service delivery to faculty and students and provides basic reference services (email, phone, chat, etc.). Some evening and weekend hours may be required. o Contributes to the I&RS instruction program. o Takes part in collection development and performs campus departmental liaison duties. • Scholarship, Service, & Professional Development o Participates in scholarship, faculty governance, and service as a library faculty member o Works cooperatively on departmental or library-wide initiatives as appropriate to position functions o Other responsibilities include: maintaining current awareness of emerging instructional design skills/techniques and their applications to library instruction; actively participating in local, national, and international meetings and organizations REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • ALA-accredited MLIS and a degree/certificate or coursework in instructional design • Minimum of four years post-MLIS experience in a library or educational institution • Demonstrated competency and effectiveness in instruction, in a face-to-face or virtual classroom setting • A minimum of one year of academic library assessment experience; documented experience in developing assessment tools and administering assessment in both physical and virtual environments • Demonstrated ability to effectively use emerging library and teaching/learning technologies, including learning management systems; Experience with technologies and tools that deliver e-learning content such as course/learning management systems, content capture tools, and presentation tools • Academic background, coursework, or relevant experience in instructional design, including knowledge of basic instructional design concepts (ADDIE, etc.); and/or Comparable documented experience with production tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, and Camtasia) • Demonstrated commitment to user-centered library services and the ability to work flexibly and creatively in a changing and fast-paced environment with a culturally diverse population • Experience providing instructional technology consulting and support, instructional design, and/or instructor training in a higher education setting, preferred • Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, and organization skills, including the ability to effectively impart knowledge and skills DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Ability to work flexibly, creatively, and collaboratively in a changing and fast-paced environment with a culturally diverse population; Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently, collaboratively, and in teams within library and university web/online communities • Demonstrated project management and problem solving skills and an established ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities concurrently Rank/Salary: Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience. About the Libraries: For information about the FIU Libraries, please visit http://library.fiu.edu. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 509252 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and must attach a cover letter and resume as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three professional references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. All inquiries should be directed to Sarah J. Hammill, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at email@example.com. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by May 1, 2015. Review will continue until position is filled. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
(To apply or view a full posting, please see https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/150408010088 ) The University of Texas Libraries (UT Libraries), The University of Texas at Austin, seeks a Digital Archivist to support processing born-digital collections and assist in stewardship of digitized collections across its various libraries and archives. Working as part of the Preservation and Digital Curation Services Unit, the successful candidate will: • play an active role in the acquisition, appraisal, arrangement and description, and provision of access to born-digital and digitized collections; • collaborate with collections, IT, and digital curation staff to perform tasks related to processing incoming digital materials; • contribute to policies and workflows for long-term stewardship of UT Libraries digital assets; • participate in ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of systems to manage long-term stewardship and access for born-digital and digitized collections. Required Qualifications: • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited graduate program. • Experience with archives and records management theory and practice. • Knowledge of digital preservation theory and practice, including best practices and technologies for managing digitized and born-digital materials. • Knowledge of relevant metadata standards (EAD, PREMIS, MODS, etc.). • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and stakeholders effectively. • Demonstrated aptitude for detail oriented work including strong analytic and problem solving skills. • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines. • Strong commitment to public service and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with diverse groups in a complex and changing environment. Preferred Qualifications: • Two years or more professional experience implementing policies and procedures in support of stewardship of digital materials in an academic library, special collection, or archive. • Experience with collection management and/or institutional repository applications such as Archivists’ Toolkit, Archivematica, ArchivesSpace, Islandora/Fedora, DSpace, etc. • Certified Archivist or Digital Archives Specialist or willingness to work towards certification. • Demonstrated ability to articulate technical concepts and requirements to diverse audiences. • Experience harvesting and preserving born-digital materials, including web sites, email, and various social media. • Experience with disk imaging, digital forensics tools, and/or digital preservation management software. • Experience with XML and XSLT. • Experience with command line programming and scripting languages such as Perl, Python, etc. • Familiarity with linked data and the semantic web. • Strong knowledge of copyright, donor restrictions, and permissions issues related to processing and preserving digital materials. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To apply or view a full posting, please see https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/150408010088 .
The University of Mississippi Libraries invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian. The position supports the acquisition and discovery of electronic resources within the Continuing Resources Department.
Major responsibilities include:
- Serving as a liaison to vendors regarding trials, acquisitions, favorable pricing, and management of electronic resources
- Troubleshooting electronic resource access in coordination with other staff
- Participating in the maintenance of accurate electronic resource data in the library’s ERM, Knowledgebase, and order records
- Overseeing the analysis of electronic resource use
- Developing and maintaining policies, procedures, and workflows as needed
- Serving on related library-wide committees
· ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science by start of position
· Experience supporting electronic resource lifecycle activities in an academic or research library
- Experience with electronic resources management tools such as link resolvers, proxy systems, knowledgebases, and ERMs
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team
- Interest in facilitating technical skills in others
- A commitment to meet criteria for promotion and tenure, including published research and professional service
The position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment reporting to the Head of Continuing Resources. Salary will depend on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget.
Apply online at http://jobs.olemiss.edu. Applicants will be asked to include a letter of application, vita, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, please apply by May 6, 2015.
The University of Mississippi is located in historic Oxford, a thriving community offering a wide range of literary, musical and cultural activities. For more information about the University and the community, please visit http://www.olemiss.edu/visitors.
Iowa State University Library is currently seeking candidates for a Conservator position at the rank of Librarian I or II. The Conservator is a key part of an active preservation department established in 1986 that includes a 3,400 sq. ft., well-equipped conservation lab for treating general circulating, and Special Collections and University Archives materials. The Conservator establishes priorities, makes treatment decisions, maintains workflows, prepares materials for exhibit and digitization, and performs conservation treatment of general and Special Collections materials. Administers the daily operations and workflows of the conservation lab, and recommends expenditures of the dedicated supply/equipment and preservation services budgets. Supervises and trains conservation staff, students, interns, and volunteers. Assists the Head of Preservation in training, education and outreach, and disaster preparedness. Develops, coordinates and implements preservation programs and leads the disaster response team. This position will also serve on divisional and library committees, teams, and task forces. Reports to the Head of Preservation.
The successful candidate will possess current and demonstrated knowledge and skill in conservation of general, special and archival collections including relevant chemistry, conservation theory and technical skills. Additionally, the successful candidate will possess exceptional organizational, analytical, time and project management skills. Excellent problem solving and decision making skills, and the ability to formulate and implement innovative approaches and solutions to problems. Work both independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing team-based environment; interact effectively with library staff and the university community; communicate effectively, clearly, concisely, and persuasively (written and oral); and communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences. Lastly, demonstrate a strong commitment to public service and the land-grant mission.
This is a non-tenure track, Academic Librarian position with the opportunity for promotion. Librarians are expected to develop an external reputation through professional practice service and/or published scholarship in areas related to professional responsibilities and a record of institutional service.
Librarian I: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or an advanced degree supporting a specialized key program function.
Librarian II: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or an advanced degree supporting a specialized key program function with at least three years of professional conservation experience.
· Formal graduate level library and archives and/or book and paper conservation training.
· Experience in library and archives conservation of special collections and general collections, including relevant chemistry and conservation theory.
· Demonstrated experience with documenting complex treatments (written and photographic).
· Experience in an academic or research library preservation department.
· Experience with mid- to large-scale preservation department operations and workflows including environmental monitoring, integrated pest management, disaster response, digital preservation, library binding, mass deacidification, and reformatting (both analog and digital).
In addition to the above, the preferred experience for a position at the Librarian II level includes:
· Supervisory/managerial experience.
· Demonstrated effective and promising record of external professional practice services activities and/or research and scholarship.
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.
Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vet status.
Job posting active until May 8, 2015
Job Type: Administrative
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Monday – Friday)
Immediate Supervisor: Dean, Educational Support Services
Application Materials: The College strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally under-represented groups. Interested candidates should apply online at www.dccc.edu or send electronically only (in MS Word or PDF format), a cover letter, complete and current resume and a list of three references (including current immediate supervisor) to Human Resources, Delaware County Community College, 901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials must be submitted by no later than Friday, May 8, 2015 and only as a completed packet.
Salary: A minimum salary of $50,207 (19A) and a comprehensive and competitive fringe benefit package are provided.
The successful candidate must obtain all background clearances as may be required by Pennsylvania Act 153.
The ideal candidate must have:
- Master’s degree in Library Science (ALA-accredited)
- Minimum 2 years working with licensed electronic resources in a library environment
- Familiarity with linking technology and authentication/proxy protocols
- Knowledge of copyright and other industry standards governing the use of serials and electronic resources
- A working knowledge of MARC21 records formats
- Ability to work collaboratively or independently
- An understanding of and commitment to diversity.
Delaware County Community College, a competency-based institution, committed to diversity invites applications for an Electronic Resources Manager in our Learning Commons.
The E-Resources Manager will have leadership responsibility for managing electronic resource acquisitions, maintenance, access, and evaluation. This position will participate in initiatives to enhance the discovery and use of library resources to meet user needs and will also collaborate with library staff in the areas of educational outreach, trends and emerging issues in electronic resources, and collection development. This person will serve as a member of the teams involved in the cataloging and inter-library loan operations and the creation of the library resources budget. This is a 12-month administrative position.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Establishing and maintaining access to all purchased electronic resources
- Maintain e-resources configurations in EZproxy and all electronic resources with discovery tools and systems
- Maintain e-book records in the ILS (Virtua)
- Update EDS library records and maintain these resources in EDS and LinkSource
- Update print periodical holdings in LinkSource
- Employ trends in emerging issues in electronic resources, including scholarly communication, cataloging, and technology-related issues
- Maintain relationships with vendors and collaborate with librarians to evaluate resources for potential purchase and / or annual renewal
- Oversee the purchase, renewal and cancellation of these resources
- Analyze usage of electronic resources and supervise the data collection in order to prepare all necessary statistical reports
- Provide technical support for all electronic resources, including updates and customization of interfaces and work with Learning Commons and IT staff to resolve access problems
- Collaborate with Learning Commons and IT staff to embed electronic resources in other campus systems like the website, LMS, the portal and the library catalog
- Assist with the user support of the proxy server and other library technologies like LibGuides and the Discovery tool and ensure the linking of these resources
- Maintain the currency of records and the loading of e-resources into various bibliographic utilities, including the ILS and Discovery tools
- Work with the Dean and members of the team to create a resources budget and to plan, customize, and support the Integrated Library System (ILS)
- Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
DCCC is an equal opportunity employer.
For more information refer to the job link: http://www.dccc.edu/about-us/employment-opportunities/job-postings/1536065