Job Bank 2/10/14

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Professional Career Opportunities at:

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DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Establishes, evaluates and updates collection development policies and procedures in collaboration with librarians and faculty members on all formats of resources; identifies strengths and weaknesses in all aspects of the collection; plans a systematic program for improving collections; sets priorities and manages materials budget allocation to reach the collection development goals; experience with acquisitions modules of an integrated library system; weeds the collection as appropriate or requested; provides statistical information as necessary and prepares budget and collection analysis reports; actively involved in vendor relations; negotiates pricing and licensing agreements; serves on curriculum development committee to ensure collection development needs are met for the disciplines offered by the college; works collaboratively with other areas or departments of the library to stay aware of collection development needs…

TO APPLY: Qualified applicants visit the SC State Jobs website at www.jobs.sc.gov to complete and submit an on-line application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Transcripts must be submitted with the employment application when a degree is required. Copies of transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are required if hired.

DEADLINE: 02/21/2014

The Department of Library Services is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position as a Catalog/Metadata Librarian on University campus in Saint Leo, Florida. This is a twelve month, full-time, faculty appointment at the Assistant rank. Position is pending final 2014-2015 budget approval

Primary Job Function:

Provides organization, management and bibliographic control for library resources in all formats. Responsible for cataloging, metadata and quality control of library materials. Administers the OCLC WorldShare Management Services system in order to support the University’s current and emerging instructional needs and enables knowledge access. Creates management data reports.

Description of Duties and Tasks:

  • Manages data for Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library collection
  • Responds to calls for help, troubleshoots and solves access problems to the Library’s digital and print collections.
  • Creation and application of metadata for digital and physical materials not entered in OCLC that conforms to national and local standards.
  • Monitors classification, cataloging; resolves database maintenance problems.
  • Develops cataloging policies and procedures in line with OCLC practices…

To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful library experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your librarianship philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university).

Official transcripts for Master and Graduate degrees are required to complete your application packet and are to be issued directly to Saint Leo University from the respective education institution. Transcripts that are “Issued to Student” or issued to another institution are not accepted.  Digital and/or electronic transcripts cannot be accepted at this time.

A certified evaluation and translation is required for foreign transcripts from World Education Services (WES). Expenses for official transcripts are the responsibility of the applicant.

Please have transcripts and certified evaluations mailed to:

Saint Leo University
Academic Affairs MC 2006
PO Box 6665
Saint Leo, Florida 33574

 

National Louis University (NLU) Library & Learning Support is seeking applicants for a full-time, faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. This position will be based at the NLU North Shore Campus and will report to the Dean of Library & Learning Support.

NLU Library & Learning Support seeks to hire faculty who are flexible, innovative, forward-thinking, and who can respond rapidly to the changing needs of adult, nontraditional, and distance learners in diverse learning environments.

12-month initial appointment begins July 1, 2014.

Primary responsibilities include: Teaches online and in-person, develops curriculum, and acts as a research partner for students & faculty; Advances the Library & Learning Support’s services for e-research and digital scholarship, and develops a new vision for collections in the 21st century; Leads the integration and coordination of the Digital collections, Special Collections & Archives, and print collections to promote the visibility, accessibility, research, scholarship, and teaching of NLU’s scholarly resources; Print collections; Special Collections & Archives: Weinstein Collection; The America’s Collection; Digital Commons/Institutional Repository; Teacher Resource Collection (TRC); Martha Maxwell collection. Leads collections & scholarly communications outreach; Keeps current with trends in digital library technologies, digital curation practices, preservation formats and standards, and scholarly communication; Leads collection assessment & analysis.

The position of Instruction and Reference Librarian reports to the Coordinator of Public Services and is responsible for developing and managing the library’s information literacy program. This position will also provide reference services with a particular emphasis in supporting Adult Degree students.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, teach, and evaluate information literacy and library instruction sessions, including developing instructional materials in various formats (print, web, and multimedia).
  • Update and maintain a variety of LibGuides and instruction web pages.
  • Explore innovative ways to reach out and promote library instructional services to all library patrons, working closely with the Adult Degree program to meet the needs of their students.
  • Assist patrons at the reference desk, including rotating weekend duty.
  • Stay current on relevant trends in information literacy and library instruction and reference, including serving distance education students.
  • Provide quality customer service to library patrons by participating on both the reference and public services working groups…

Position is a full-time academic staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Salary Range of $42,000-$45,000; The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan. (Total Compensation Estimator).

Reference Librarian/Co-Coordinator of User Education – William Paterson University of New Jersey

The David and Lorraine Cheng Library of William Paterson University seeks an … individual to provide general reference assistance and instructional services. S/he serves as co-coordinator of the user education program and reports to the Assistant Director for Access and Information Services.

As a member of a collaborative team, provides reference services, including evenings and weekends, in person and online, using traditional and emerging technologies and resources; conducts library instruction sessions for undergraduate and graduate level courses; co-manages the library instruction program, overseeing course-related instruction, program-based instruction, workshops, orientations and individual appointments. Develops assessment methods to evaluate instruction program effectiveness and information literacy competencies of students. Serves as liaison for the Cotsakos College of Business and develops the collection for that college. Serves on Library, University, regional and national committees as appropriate…

This is a 12-month tenure track appointment and a second graduate degree is required for tenure. This position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition waiver for dependent children after one year of full-time employment.

Please submit letter of application, resume, and contact information of three professional references to the attention of Pamela Vovchuk at librarysearch@wpunj.edu or by mail to her at Cheng Library, William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions preferred. Please reference Job Code in letter of application. For additional information about the University visit http://www.wpunj.edu and information about the Library can be found at: http://www.wpunj.edu/library. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

 

 

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