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Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to join the Texas A&M University Libraries as Reading Room and Front Desk Coordinator. This is a Clinical and Instructional track appointment, carrying responsibility for engaging in librarianship and professional service to meet both the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion.
Reporting to the Dean of Libraries through the Director of Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, the Reading Room and Front Desk Coordinator ensures the delivery of excellent customer service to all visitors and patrons.
Responsibilities include: Coordinate the Reading Room and lobby Front Desk operations; design and support service to patrons; provide professional, timely and courteous service to all patrons, including internal ones; gather Reading Room and Front Desk statistics and compile reports; supervise two full-time Reading Room Staff members; supervise student employees; compose, update and implement Reading Room and lobby Front Desk policies and procedures, consistent with legal codes, Texas A&M University’s rules and procedures, and archival/special collections standards and best practices; provide reference and research assistance in the Reading Room; coordinate and provide occasional backup at the lobby Front Desk; assist with Reading Room class visits and assignments; facilitate transfer of materials between the Reading Room and the digitization unit (DiSC); coordinate with the appropriate individuals to ensure that the Front Desk and Reading Room spaces are organized and welcoming; help coordinate events that take place in the Cushing Library’s public spaces; assist with selected public tours and outreach events (such as open house events); support and promote the Libraries and Texas A&M University shared vision and values; engage in professional Service activities at a level consistent with rank and progress toward promotion; other duties as assigned. This position may include occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.
Founded in 1876 as a land-grant institution, Texas A&M University is the sixth largest university in the nation. The signature Aggie Spirit captures and embodies the university’s traditions and core values: Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect, and Selfless Service. The university has an enrollment of more than 55,000 students and 2,800 instructional faculty. Based on Vision 2020, the institution’s goal is to become a premier, tier-one research university and to be ranked among the top 10 public universities nationwide by 2020.
In an effort to provide relevant customer service in an ever-changing environment, the Texas A&M University Libraries is developing a core culture representing flexibility, innovation and risk-taking. In addition, the Libraries recognize the value in creating a culture that draws from the richness and strength reflected in the diversity of our state and our nation and has created an actionable Diversity Plan.
The Libraries currently rank 8th in materials expenditures ($23.6 million) and 4th in ongoing expenditures ($16.6 million) among all ARL libraries. Additionally, the Libraries typically rank near the top 10 for starting librarian salaries among ARL U.S. Public Academic Libraries. Currently the staffing includes 268 individuals which includes 90 librarians holding faculty status.
Texas A&M is located in Bryan-College Station, a friendly community where the ubiquitous “howdy” greets friends and newcomers alike. The community boasts excellent medical facilities, live entertainment and the arts, fine-to-casual dining, outdoor recreation, a local airport, and a low cost of living, as well as easy proximity to Austin and Houston. Additionally, Texas residents enjoy the benefit of having no state or local income tax.
Salary/Benefits/Rank: Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; minimum starting salary will be $50,000. Excellent benefits include health plan and paid life insurance; several retirement plans including TIAA-CREF; paid holidays and vacation; no state or local income tax. Funding is available for professional travel and development activities.
Applications: Applications received by February 13, 2017 will be given first consideration. The letter of application should address the responsibilities, qualifications, and experiences listed for the position. Please submit application letter, vita, and the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. References will not be contacted without contacting the candidate first and verifying permission. Send nominations and applications via email toLibrarianJob@library.tamu.edu or mailed to Pixey Mosley, Associate Dean for Administrative & Faculty Services, Texas A&M University Libraries, 5000 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-5000.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, TAMU Libraries is committed to employing quality faculty who will enhance the rich diversity of our academic community. In that regard, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who are representative of the state’s diversity.
For more information about the library, see http://library.tamu.edu, about the university, http://www.tamu.edu, and about the communities, http://www.visitaggieland.com.
A career opportunity is available at Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP). We are seeking a highly motivated person to oversee the effective management of our Resource Sharing & Collections Maintenance Unit. Reporting to the Resource Acquisitions & Sharing Director, you will: support, develop, and mentor an amazing staff; provide leadership in evaluating, recommending, and implementing new technologies and service models in resource sharing and collection maintenance; maintain, customize, and trouble shoot software; and ensure access to and maintenance of the physical collection. You will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other libraries, consortial groups (such as Orbis Cascade Alliance and Greater Western Library Alliance), vendors, and, most importantly, patrons.
Our accessible campus is located in Corvallis, Oregon, a short drive to the coast, Portland, and many other recreational opportunities.
OSULP is an organization that encourages knowledge of and respect for other cultures or backgrounds. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2017. The full announcement and application instructions are available at: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/36837. Look for posting # P00977UF.
If you have any questions about this position, please contact Richard Sapon-White, search committee chair (email@example.com).
LOCATION: Scholarly Communication and Publishing Department
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 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.
Scholarly Communication and Publishing Department
Located in the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries, the Scholarly Communication and Publishing Department has system wide responsibility for copyright, electronic theses and dissertations, open access initiatives, and outreach to Libraries staff and the University community on matters relating to scholarly publishing.
The Scholarly Publishing Outreach Librarian is the Libraries’ coordinator and chief resource on copyright-related scholarly communication and information policy issues as they pertain to Libraries services and initiatives. Under the general direction of the Director, Scholarly Communication and Publishing, the position will play an essential role in the new department by developing programs, strengthening outreach and advisory services, and providing support for UW authors and users of copyrighted material. The Scholarly Publishing Outreach Librarian works collaboratively with UW Libraries and campus partners and also participates as a team member in support of a broad range of scholarly communication support services including open access and electronic theses and dissertations.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
$58,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.
Position will be at rank of Sr. Assistant or Associate Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.
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.
To apply for this position, please submit the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, February 17, 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, genderidentity, 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 email@example.com.
Clinical Assistant Professor and Metadata and Electronic Resources Librarian-- The University Library of the University of Illinois at Chicago
The University Library of the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks an energetic and knowledgeable librarian to be a part of our Resource Acquisition and Management Team. The Metadata and Electronic Resources Librarian will contribute to both metadata and electronic resource management, working with colleagues throughout the library to provide excellent services to our students, faculty, and staff. The successful candidate will be a vital part of the department’s management team.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is a Carnegie RU/VH institution located near the Chicago Loop, with a student enrollment of 29,000 and offering doctoral degrees in 60 areas and master’s degrees in nearly 80. The Library is part of the statewide CARLI consortial integrated library system. The Resource Acquisition and Management Department performs acquisitions, cataloging, electronic resource management, and collection maintenance tasks for the library system as a whole.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The minimum salary for a full-time twelve-month appointment is $51,333; Benefits for a twelve month appointment include 24 days of vacation; 12 days annual sick leave with additional disability benefits; 11 paid holidays; medical and dental insurance (with employee contribution); participation in one of the retirement options of the Illinois State Universities Retirement System compulsory. For further description of benefits see https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits/
This appointment is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois and UIC United Faculty Local 6456, IFT-AFT, AAUP.
For fullest consideration apply by February 2, 2017 with cover letter, supporting resume, and name and address of at least three references. The position close date is February 17, 2017.
All applicants must submit an online application through https://jobs.uic.edu/. All applicants must submit an online application through jobs.uic.edu. To apply, click on the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=74789&job=clinical-assistant-professor-and-metadata-and-electronic-resources-librarian.
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.
Comprehensive research university library at America’s creative crossroads in an affordable and vibrant city seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong commitment to public services for the position of Special Collections Librarian in the UMKC University Libraries.
The Special Collections Librarian implements major components of the UMKC University Libraries strategic plan to embed Special Collections into student and faculty success.
This position has primary responsibility for:
Full Time/Part Time
Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and excellent retirement/benefits package.
Applications received by February 27, 2017 will receive priority consideration.
Application materials must be submitted online at http://www.umkc.edu/hr/career-opportunities/default.asp. Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
For questions about how applicants apply, please call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
You may address your cover letter to: Stuart Hinds, Chair of Search Committee. For inquiries, please contact 816-235-1531 or firstname.lastname@example.org
UMKC exemplifies the values of education first, innovation, accountability, diversity, and collaboration. UMKC holds a firm commitment to engage and lead the larger community in a variety of ways appropriate to its status as a forward-thinking cultural, intellectual and educational center. The UMKC University Libraries are in the midst of several facility upgrades that will enhance student learning with collaborative learning spaces and innovative technologies.
Equal Employment Opportunity
UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Full consideration: February 13, 2017
Posting Link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/59729
The J. Willard Marriott Library is seeking candidates for their Librarian Residency Program. The program is intended to increase faculty diversity at the Marriott Library and to encourage people from traditionally underrepresented or underserved groups to choose the University of Utah as a place to launch their careers in academic librarianship. This two-year residency will be the incumbent’s first professional library position; it will orient the Resident Librarian to academic librarianship through a broad range of activities designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in future library positions and contribute fully to the profession. This program is designed to meet the Resident’s professional goals and interests in conjunction with the library’s priorities.
The Resident will be supervised by the Residency Coordinator, who will provide oversight and consistency throughout the experience. During the first year, the Resident will rotate through the library’s four departments: Research and Learning Services, Special Collections, Information Technology Services, and Scholarly Resources and Collections. The Resident will have meaningful work assignments that contribute to each department’s success. Each rotation will build the Resident’s understanding of the library’s mission, role, and structure; the Resident’s practical skills in meeting stakeholder needs; and the Resident’s ability to adapt to new situations and work with many different groups. At the end of the first year, the Resident will have a solid grounding in the profession and a strong sense of how to integrate into a new organization. The Coordinator will work with the Resident to develop a personalized professional development plan that includes service activities, committee assignments, conference attendance, and training opportunities at the library, campus, regional and national levels. The Resident Librarian will also benefit from mentoring relationships with faculty throughout the library.
The Resident and Coordinator will jointly decide on additional projects for the second year, including placement in a library department that meets the Resident’s interests. The residency will culminate in a capstone project (such as a paper or presentation) designed to showcase the Resident’s competencies in an area of specialization.
The Marriott Library is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, a program uniting academic libraries who share a commitment to increase the hiring pipeline of qualified, talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
The position requires a two year commitment to begin no later than July 2017.
Required qualifications include:
Salary is $53,000. The University of Utah offers an excellent benefits package including TIAA-CREF, medical, dental, generous paid sick and vacation accrual. This is a two-year career-line faculty appointment.
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information see http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Applications are due by February 13, 2017. Please submit the following using the link below: a cover letter addressing how your experience matches the qualifications; resume/CV; and names and contact information, including email, mail and phone number of three references. [insert link to posting on People Admin]
About the U
The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 25,000 undergraduate students and over 7,500 graduate students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 72 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the University prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace. The University of Utah’s Strategic Goals outlines four major goals, including Promote Student Success to Transform Lives, Develop and Transfer New Knowledge, Engage Communities to Improve Health and Quality of Life, and Ensure Long-Term Viability of the University. The Marriott Library is actively engaged in responding to these goals through its many programs and services.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Utah is deeply committed to enhancing the success of diverse faculty, students, and staff, as part of our broader goal to enrich the educational experiences and success of all members of our University community. The campus offers services to support our diverse faculty, staff, and student body through the Women’s Resource Center, LGBT Resource Center, American Indian Resource Center, Center for Ethnic Student Affairs, International Center, Center for Disability Access, and Veterans’ Support Center. The most current data regarding the University’s student and faculty demographics can be found on the Office of Budget and Institutional Analysis website: http://www.obia.utah.edu/fastFacts.pdf
Salt Lake City is home to a population of 189,000, while the greater Salt Lake metropolitan area has a population of more than 1,145,000. As well as boasting quick access to numerous year-round outdoor activities and natural beauty, the city is full of opportunities for cultural and social engagement. The city’s offerings include more than ten museums, dozens of art galleries and a monthly gallery stroll, the Utah Symphony – Utah Opera, multiple professional theatre and dance companies, an active music scene, and a host of cultural and arts festivals. Sports fans will find professional basketball, baseball, hockey, and soccer teams. The Office for Equity and Diversity also provides a list of community organizations in Utah to join: http://diversity.utah.edu/why-utah/
Timberland Regional Library, in southwest Washington State, is looking for someone to fill a new position, User Experience and Innovation District Manager.
If you seek the opportunity to lead this five-county system of 27 libraries in designing, developing and accessing engaging user experiences for our half a million residents and building a culture of innovation, this job is for you!
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME, Local 3758-S.
Starting Pay: $5,588 - $5,929 per month ($67,056 - $71,148 per year). New TRL employees will be hired at step 1, step 2, or step 3, depending on their qualifications. The complete pay range for this classification is $5,588 - $7,736 per month.
Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:
Class specifications are intended to provide a descriptive list illustrative of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Employees are expected to perform or possess the following:
Do you develop and implement outstanding youth programs that have families begging for more? Are you an information ninja who connects the customer with information they seek? Are you a skilled and nurturing leader who is respected for your ability to mentor staff? If so, we want you! Apply now for a bold opportunity to help us take youth services at Timberland Regional Library to an entirely new dynamic level.
As Senior Youth Services Librarian for the Shelton and Hoodsport Timberland Libraries, you will have the exciting opportunity to develop youth services in two diverse communities, as well as work collaboratively with youth services staff in 27 libraries across 5 counties. Your leadership will be invaluable to move forward a progressive vision of services to youth district-wide.
Position Type: Full-time (40 hours per week), FLSA exempt, with excellent benefits.
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME, Local 3758-S.
Starting Pay: $4,283 - 4,544 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 $4,283 - $5,929 per month.
Occasional travel to area libraries is necessary. A valid Washington State driver's license is required.Under general supervision, plans, coordinates, and oversees assigned Youth Services operations, activities, and personnel for the Timberland Regional Library District.
Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:
Master's Degree in Library Science, and two years youth services experience, including one year supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required Knowledge of:
To apply visit the Timberland Regional Library website.
Are you a leader who seeks challenges and thrives in an environment of innovation, outreach and teamwork? Timberland Regional Library seeks a proactive, exciting, creative, emotionally intelligent, community-minded individual to lead our Shelton and Hoodsport branches and build strong teams as Senior Library Manager.
This Senior Library Manager overseas operations at the Shelton Timberland Library and Hoodsport Timberland Library, in Mason County. Shelton is one of our larger libraries and Hoodsport is one of our smaller libraries, so there is a diversity of needs and communities to serve.
Your Typical Day:
You May Also Have:
Your Chance to Shine:
Provide a complete application highlighting your talents, with an engaging cover letter. To apply, visit the Timberland Regional Library website.
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME, Local 3758-S.
Starting Pay: $5,425 - $5,756 per month. New TRL employees will be hired at step 1, step 2, or step 3, depending on their qualifications. The complete pay range for this classification is $5,425 - $7,510 per month.
Under limited supervision, plans, coordinates, and manages the operations, programs, services, and personnel of large complex library facility for the Timberland Regional Library District.
Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:
Master's Degree in Library Science, and five years experience managing the operations of a public library facility; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required Knowledge of:
Required Skill in:
The Arizona State University Libraries seeks a highly motivated, dynamic, and innovative professional to build the Library’s connections with the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities supporting but not limited to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. This is a continuing appointment track Academic Professional position, Assistant or Associate Librarian, depending on experience. For complete application and qualification requirements, please visit the ASU Libraries website at: http://lib.asu.edu/Employment/acadprof
Application deadline is February 28, 2017; if not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. A background check is required for employment.
ASU is a VEVRAA Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among applicants and promotes a diverse workforce.