Job Bank: 12/20/12

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Career Opportunities from the Smithsonian Institution; George Washington University; Georgia Health Sciences University; and Mississippi State University 

The employee serves as the Interlibrary Loan Coordinator and works closely with Discovery Services and Research Services staff to provide integrated and efficient workflows for centralized interlibrary loan and document delivery for the entire Smithsonian Libraries’ system…

DUTIES:

Supervises (2) library technicians in the Interlibrary Loan department.

  • Responsible for the borrowing and lending of interlibrary loans and fulfillment of document delivery requests from all SIL branches and external libraries.
  • Serves as the resident expert on complex citation verification, and resolves discrepancies and inaccuracies when the bibliographic data is abbreviated, incomplete, or incorrectly cited.
  • Collaborates to establish and maintain guidelines on methods and priorities of requests for SI researchers and for filling incoming requests from other libraries.
  • Incorporates use of digital and full text resources and provides creative solutions and uses of electronic resources for document delivery.
  • Analyzes and recommends new and emerging services and tools for delivery of research materials…

BENEFITS:

The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, health/life insurance, accident insurance, and excellent retirement program options. Please see Benefits at www.sihr.si.edu for a complete description…

HOW TO APPLY:

  • You must apply for this position online through the Apply Online button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).
  • You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process; OR You may manually fax required documents. Faxes are received by an automated system, not a physical fax machine. Documents that are faxed as part of the application process must be sent with the system generated cover sheet by the closing date. Documents faxed without the system generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be considered as part of the application package.
  • The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
  • If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be accepted with prior approval of the Contact Person listed below.

Distance Education and Off Campus Services Librarian – George Washington University

Job Description: Lead in the development and delivery of research and user services for online and off-campus communities at The George Washington University. The person in this position assesses the needs of students, faculty and administrators in order to determine and provide instruction, outreach and library services to GW’s off-campus population. The librarian serves as a liaison to the College of Professional Studies, the Teaching and Learning Collaborative, and to departments serving GW’s off-campus locations. S/he coordinates activities of staff in providing library materials and services and will be the contact person for library staff and university departments regarding services and collection development for off-campus education students.

This position participates as a member of the Research Services Group within Gelman Library and serves as a member of the Education and Instruction Group, advocating for off campus and online student needs within each group.

This position serves on library and university committees as needed. Some travel and evening/weekend hours are required. This position reports to the Coordinator, Instruction Services…

Salary: Minimum, Lib II, $50,600, Lib III, $61,100

Applications: Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

In your cover letter please include an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications.

The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among librarians and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position. Apply to this Job

Job Description: Lead in the development and delivery of research and user services for online and off-campus communities at The George Washington University. The person in this position assesses the needs of students, faculty and administrators in order to determine and provide instruction, outreach and library services to GW’s off-campus population. The librarian serves as a liaison to the College of Professional Studies, the Teaching and Learning Collaborative, and to departments serving GW’s off-campus locations. S/he coordinates activities of staff in providing library materials and services and will be the contact person for library staff and university departments regarding services and collection development for off-campus education students.

This position participates as a member of the Research Services Group within Gelman Library and serves as a member of the Education and Instruction Group, advocating for off campus and online student needs within each group.

This position serves on library and university committees as needed. Some travel and evening/weekend hours are required. This position reports to the Coordinator, Instruction Services.

Salary: $47,000 Lib I and $50,600 Lib II, based on exp.

Applications: In your cover letter please include an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Only complete applications will be considered.

The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among librarians and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.  Apply to this Job

Serials Resources Librarian – Georgia Health Sciences University

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of the Georgia Health Sciences University invites applications for the position of Serials Resources Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is the management of acquisitions, access to collections and evaluation of the library’s licensed electronic resources…

Responsibilities:  The Serials Resources Librarian will manage all electronic materials through the library’s serials management system SFX. This position will communicate with vendors to ensure continued access, claim missing content, and resolve access problems.  Responsibilities include advising and assisting Content Management staff with ongoing maintenance of electronic resources and keeping up with changes in journal subscriptions. The successful candidate will extract, organize, analyze, and disseminate statistical reports on usage from a variety of sources and review the literature for trends that will affect serials access…

Salary and Benefits: This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Minimum salary is $44,000. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at www.georgiahealth.edu/facultyjobs

“The Mississippi State University (MSU) Libraries seek applications for the tenure-track, Assistant Professor (Serials Cataloger) position. The Serials Cataloging unit is committed to creating timely, accurate and full bibliographic access in support of a comprehensive research library program. This position works closely with the Coordinator of Serials and with other members of the Serials unit, as well as the Cataloging Department and the Electronic Resources Department. This position reports to the Coordinator of Serials. DUTIES: contributes to the development of a virtual research database by performing original and copy cataloging of serials representing all levels of difficulty, all subjects and languages and all formats according to AACR2, LCRIs, LCSH, LC classification and MARC formats; performs authority work on names and series in accordance with local and national standards; solves problems arising from obsolete or incorrect information appearing in bibliographic and holdings records; provides input for establishing serial cataloging policies and procedures; participates in and leads special projects as needed; assists the serials unit paraprofessional staff in problem solving; meets library and university requirements for promotion and tenure in the areas of librarianship, research, service and collegiality; works with one or more academic units on campus in the capacity of library liaison for the purposes of collection development and outreach; serves as a Cataloging Department resource person concerning serials cataloging related issues; keeps current on revisions to cataloging rules and trends in cataloging practices; brings revisions and trends to the attention of the Coordinator of Serials and assists in the implementation of the changes in the department; evaluates the potential use of new services and technologies as requested and performs other duties as assigned…

Salary/Benefits: $43,000 – $45,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience; faculty rank, privileges and responsibilities; 12-month appointment, excellent benefits package. For a full description of responsibilities and minimum qualifications and to apply, visit www.jobs.msstate.edu. Mississippi State University is an EEO/AA employer.”  Apply Now

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