Job Bank 7/17/13

careers sectionCareer Opportunities at Rollins College (2 positions)California State University (2 positions); University of Southern California; and Drexel University.

The Olin Library at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, is seeking an Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian to negotiate and manage contracts and licenses for electronic resources and subscriptions across formats, and to manage the related data in support of the Olin Library’s collections…

As a member of the new Collections & Systems Department, the selected candidate will join a collaborative, respectful, engaged team; will manage access and subscriptions to databases and electronic and print serials, including price quotes and trial access; will manage licensing, contracts, and related data within the institutional knowledgebase, the electronic resource management system, OpenURL link resolver and usage statistics tool (Serials Solutions 360 Suite), in collaboration with the Collections Data Specialist; and will participate in reference service, instruction and liaison with at least one academic department.

This is a tenure-track faculty position. All librarians enjoy faculty status at Rollins College and are expected to show a pattern of growth and development in librarianship, teaching, scholarship, and service that is expected to continue throughout their career at Rollins. At Rollins we value excellence and share a common service philosophy: “Together, we inspire purposeful lives through distinctive, engaged learning and exceptional service.” Regardless of job role and function, librarians are expected to embrace and model this service philosophy in day-to-day work and uphold the standards in service to others…

Applications

(1) Complete our online faculty application
(2) Include a cover letter and resume
(3) Contact information for three references

Cover letters may be addressed to Jonathan H. Harwell, Head of Collections & Systems, Olin Library, 1000 Holt Ave., #2744, Winter Park, FL 32789

Discovery & Systems Librarian – Rollins College, FL (reposting)job_opportunities - www.scu.edu

The Olin Library at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, is seeking a … Discovery & Systems Librarian to lead its implementation of a new URM (unified resource management) or ILS (integrated library system) and contribute to the ongoing development and deployment of digital resources and systems…

As a member of the new Collections & Systems Department, the selected candidate will join a collaborative, respectful, engaged team, contributing to the ongoing development and deployment of digital resources and systems, including administration of Summon and the Sirsi Symphony ILS and their potential successor systems; and participate in reference service, instruction and liaison with at least one academic department in a tenure-track faculty position.

Librarians with faculty status at Rollins College are expected to show a pattern of growth and development in librarianship, teaching, scholarship, and service that is expected to continue throughout their career at Rollins. At Rollins we value excellence and share a common service philosophy: “Together, we inspire purposeful lives through distinctive, engaged learning and exceptional service.” Regardless of job role and function, librarians are expected to embrace and model this service philosophy in day-to-day work and uphold the standards in service to others…

Application Instructions

To ensure that each application receives the attention and consideration it deserves, we require that all persons interested in this position complete all of the following steps in our standard application procedure:

  • Complete our online faculty application
  • Include a cover letter and resume with faculty application
  • Contact information for three references

Cover letters may be addressed to Jonathan H. Harwell, Head of Collections & Systems, Olin Library, 1000 Holt Ave., #2744, Winter Park, FL 32789.

STARTING DATE: October 1, 2013 (Librarian, 10-month, tenure-track)

The California State University, Los Angeles, Library seeks two energetic, innovative, enthusiastic, and technologically knowledgeable librarians to participate and collaborate in the Library’s extensive information literacy liaison program, including planning, teaching, and assessing library sessions for specific CSULA classes and workshops.

DUTIES: Incumbents will serve as subject specialist liaisons to academic departments and other programs in the areas of collection development and instruction. Incumbents will provide reference and research assistance during regularly scheduled hours at the Reference Desk, online, and by appointment for students, staff, and faculty. Reference responsibilities include some evening and weekend hours. Incumbents will be involved with community engagement activities as per University strategic initiatives, and will engage in scholarly and professional activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school. Demonstrated strong user services orientation and enthusiasm for public service. Knowledge of instructional and reference methods. Demonstrated potential for effective teaching. Proven ability and experience in using research level electronic and print resources. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in workgroups. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least one year of experience providing reference and instruction in an academic library. Demonstrated teaching experience and familiarity with information literacy standards and outcomes as they reflect current library teaching practice. Experience with learning management software (e.g., Moodle). Experience in creating and maintaining web pages and/or using authoring and presentation software. An advanced degree, substantial coursework or background/work experience in social science, education, business, and/or science and technology.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

SALARY: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian. This is a 10-month position with months off to be arranged with supervisor.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants are requested to submit the following materials: 1) letter of interest, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, 4) an official transcript from the institution awarding your highest degree, and 5) a completed Cal State L.A. employment application (download from: http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/docs/forms/Empl_applic_academic.pdf

APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants are requested to submit the required materials listed above by Friday, August 2, 2013 to:

Alice Kawakami, University Librarian, John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, LN B537A, California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seeks one or more dynamic, forward thinking, creative librarian(s) to join the USC Libraries in the development, provision and assessment of information literacy, educational technology and user-focused service initiatives. We seek experienced candidates motivated by a passion to develop innovative library services and with an interest in the future of librarianship. The position requires a combination of educational technology skills, creativity and confidence that will transform information literacy instruction, assessment and other user-focused services.

The successful candidate(s) should have vision and expertise in merging essential library services with current educational technology trends in an academic environment. The successful candidate(s) should be up-to-date on scholarly information trends and practices and be able to apply this knowledge to have a significant, positive impact on the USC community.

Job Overview

Drexel University Libraries seek a creative and energetic Web Developer to design, develop, and implement effective web sites, interfaces, and tools to enhance and improve the Libraries’ Drupal website.

The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for Drupal site-building, theming, maintenance and creating Drupal templates using HTML 5/CSS according to design specifications. Utilizing Drupal technologies like custom content-types and views, and researching, configuring and customizing Drupal modules as needed. This position will also be required to complete other web tasks as needed, including cross-browser and device testing and developing responsive versions of websites.

Reporting to the Manager, Discovery Systems, the Library Web Developer works closely with web oversight team and a team of content editors to maintain accurate and relevant content across Libraries locations and departments. This includes but is not limited to responsibility for site design, personalization and user portals, intranets, mobile frameworks, data collection forms and analytics.

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2 thoughts on “Job Bank 7/17/13

  1. gilsont July 17, 2013 at 9:01 pm - Author

    Thanks for the clarification, Jonathan. We’re sure that anyone interested in these positions will find it helpful.