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Instructional Design Librarian, Visiting Assistant Professor of Bibliography

 Deadline: none given will post until September 25, 2014

The University of Akron seeks a dynamic, creative, and organized library professional to help implement the information literacy program for the University Libraries (UL) as the Instructional Design Librarian.  This is an initial one-year appointment as a visiting assistant professor.  The Instructional Design librarian will serve as a resource for subject librarians related to pedagogy, technology integration, and best practices for information literacy instruction. The successful candidate will partner with subject librarians to create learning objects that reflect best practices in instructional design to be used in all parts of the UL information literacy program including Web-based tutorials, video and audio content for inclusion in the campus learning management system (Springboard), and synchronous methods for embedding information literacy in Web-based courses. The Instructional Design Librarian may participate in library committees, governance and working groups.  This position reports to the Head of Research and Learning Services.

 

Other responsibilities include:

 

    participation in leadership of the UL information literacy program by developing a plan for learning modules and object development, assessment, and revision;

     development of learning objects in support of the UL information literacy program employing best pedagogical practices, current instructional technology, and learner-centered design;

     support of professional development for subject librarians related to pedagogical and instructional technology to serve the UL information literacy program;

     participation in the subject librarian program, providing reference services, instruction, and collection management in support of the research and curricular needs of the students and faculty;

     coordination of the resources for the UL embedded librarian program, including developing shared tools, and learning objects for integration into the UA learning management system for selected courses; and

     promotion of the UL information literacy program in general and the embedded librarian program in particular.

 

Required Qualifications

 

     MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited school

     Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in instructional design and the ability to use current educational technologies

     Demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources for research and reference services

     Superb written and oral communication skills

     Ability to work well with others and to provide leadership within the diverse settings of a complex university organization

     Strong service ethic and demonstrated appreciation for and the ability to work with a diverse student body

     Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to manage projects effectively

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

       Educational background in instructional design, or experience in an academic library setting designing learning objects for information literacy instruction

     Experience creating and maintaining student-focused Web-based content

     Completion of any ACRL Immersion program

     Undergraduate degree or second Master’s degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, or related

     Experience providing instruction or support in learning management systems in general and Springboard in particular

     Experience conducting instructional sessions, either in-person or online

 


 

About The University of Akron

 Deadline:  none given will post until August 25, 2014

Here you will find excellence in the breadth and quality of our 302 academic degree programs, for the more than 27,000 students representing 48 U.S. states and 78 foreign countries.  They're a culturally diverse group and they come from a broad economic spectrum.  Here you will find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.

 

Most important, here you will discover energy, in the high-tech classrooms of our new academic buildings, in our new Student Union and Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and among the 200 student organizations on campus.  Excellence, opportunity and energy.  You will find all three at The University of Akron.

 

Application Deadline

Review of applicants will begin August 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application at: http://www.uakron.edu‌/jobs and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae documenting education and relevant experience, and the names and e-mail addresses of three professional references to your profile.

Go to "My Career Tools" on the Careers home page and upload the required documents under the link "Cover Letters and Attachments."

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications.  This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.  A curriculum vitae may be submitted but will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application.  For assistance with your application or attachments, please call 330-972-5988.
 
Background Check Statement

The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees.  The university endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of all students, employees and visitors on our campus.  As such, the university will conduct a pre-employment background check for all applicants selected for employment.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, military status or status as a veteran.

 


ILS Librarian

 

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), in Pittsburgh PA, is seeking applications for a full-time ILS Librarian.  This is a 12 month, tenure track position with membership in the American Federation of Teachers’ Union.  This position provides quality library services to the college community by maintaining the Integrated Library Systems (ILS).

 No deadline given - will post until September 25, 2014

Job Specifications:

Master's degree in the field of library science with a specialty in cataloging and working with ILS, preferably SirsiDynix, from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited graduate program; including a knowledge of information, public and circulation services procedures; and proficiency in the use of computers in contemporary library services. Academic library experience preferred.

Applicants are expected to utilize best practices and innovation, maintain high standards of competence in the discipline, the ability to retain students and work with a diverse student population and have strong communication skills. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.

Job Duties:

1. Manage, update and trouble shoot the ILS of the College.
2. Work collaboratively with the College's Instructional Technology Department.
3. Train the appropriate staff in using the up-dates of the ILS system.
4. Identify the appropriate security level of the access the ILS system; delete staff who should no longer have ILS access.
5. Coordinate the updating of the OPAC Interface and the electronic book collection.
6. Participate in the publicity efforts of the library and the College.
7. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty and staff.
8. Communicate with the technical services staff concerning cataloging and processing of library materials.
9. Recommend assignments and their priorities for clerical staff in the library area to the supervisors.
10. Assist in the collection of data and preparation of reports pertinent to the library area.
11. Serve on appropriate committees.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Interested applicants can find out more about the position and apply at http://www.ccacjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=171134

 

 







Technical Services Librarian/Instructor/non-tenure track/12 month.  Deadline:  none given will post until August 13, 2014 Available August 13, 2014.  ECU is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty-three undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences; and ten master's degrees in education, human resources, and psychology. ECU's 4,600 students come from 32 countries and 28 different states.  About 65% of the 172 faculty hold doctorates. DUTIES: responsible for cataloging, government documents, and systems; shared reference and instruction; faculty liaison and collection development in assigned subject areas; supervises one full-time staff member.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited MLS; excellent communication skills, strong public service orientation, and technical experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  previous cataloging, government documents and/or systems experience preferred, particularly with Innovative Interfaces Inc. products.  To Apply: Send a letter of application, resume, three references (with names, addresses, phone numbers), *Disclosure Statement, and copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts to:  Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, OK 74820 or via email to es@ecok.edu.  Application review will begin July 22, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE.




Allegany College of Maryland is seeking a new Director of Learning Resources. Deadline:  will post until August 11, 2014 This position supervises the libraries at our three-campus institution with locations in western Maryland and southwestern Pennsylvania. For complete information, please see the job posting at https://jobs.allegany.edu/
The position is open until filled, with the first review of applications beginning on August 11.

 



Deadline:  none given - will post August 16, 2014
Classification Title Library Technician
Working Title Library Technician
Employee Group Staff
Bargaining Unit AFSCME
Location Main Campus
Department Library
Pay Rate $35,364 / yr.
Employment Type Regular FT
Work Schedule  

Position Summary Information

 

Position Summary

Perform copy and enhanced cataloging of library materials of all formats; plan and prioritize the day-to-day operations of the Bibliographic Services unit; bulk import and edit bibliographic records for e-book and other electronic resources; train,supervise and review work of library assistant; explore and implement new technology and new ways to improve bibliographic services day-to-day operation; perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of library-clerical work including two years of advanced library-clerical work and graduation from high school; or two years of advanced library-clerical work, and an associate degree or equivalent experience and training. A successful campus interview and passing a criminal background check required.  

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree in library science or related field; two years of library copy cataloging experience; project management experience; supervisory experience; experience with management of library catalog database; knowledge of an integrated library system (ILS), preferably Voyager. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience working with diverse populations preferred.

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Date 06/13/2014
Closing Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Affirmative Action Statement

Slippery Rock University is committed to a policy of affirmative action. Slippery Rock University assures an equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender or veteran’s status in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Full consideration given to resumes received by July 11, 2014.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Deadline:  none given - will post until August 16, 2014
Campus Librarian
Company ECPI University
Status Part-Time
Work Hours Evening, Saturday Hours
City Newport News
State VA
Description ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Online, is a nationally ranked, regionally accredited, private institution offering Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree, diploma and certification programs in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice, and Culinary Arts. For over 45 years, ECPI University has been helping adult and non-traditional students achieve their career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment and working closely with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful on the job. We are looking for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in peoples’ lives.

Position Summary:
The Campus Librarian independently manages the daily operations of the campus library including reference, library instruction and circulation. Campus Librarians work closely with faculty and students providing library instruction and support services in a technology focused environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Train, supervise and evaluate library staff and student workers.
• Assess, develop and maintain the campus library collection.
• Catalog and classify new library resources.
• Maintain and report campus library usage statistics.
• Provide instruction and support for library users in all areas of the library, including print collections, electronic resources and library services.
• Chair the campus library committee; partner with faculty to develop and improve library services, instruction, and collection development.
• Promote library services to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.
• Other duties as assigned

What does ECPI University have to offer?
• A focus on students and academic excellence
• Professional work environment
• Talented and committed co-workers
• An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network
• Competitive compensation & benefits plan

ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Requirements Education/Experience
• Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.
• At least 3 years of library experience, preferably in an academic library environment.
Skills/Abilities
• Knowledge of library automation systems and Microsoft computer applications
• Knowledge of MARC record management, Dewey Decimal Classification
• Proficiency with online library catalogs and library databases (including Gale, Ebsco, and ProQuest products)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to organize and prioritize work flow
• Enjoy helping others
• Excellent customer service skills
• Familiarity with MS Office
• Detail oriented
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professor-Public Services Librarian
 Deadline:  August 1, 2014
Tennessee Tech University (TTU) seeks a librarian to play a key role in advancing the MyLibrarian Program to keep the library relevant and to generate collaborative and strategic relationships. Librarian functions include outreach, instruction, collection development, research assistance, marketing, and related special projects. Librarians work closely with the faculty and collaborate with various campus entities in identifying, designing, and introducing innovative information products and services.
 
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
 
Appointment: Twelve month, tenure track position.
 
See www.tntech.edu/jobs for the complete job description with preferred qualifications and essential functions. TTU is a public, comprehensive university with 11,500 students in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs. Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts for all degrees conferred (official transcripts required upon appointment), and complete contact information of three current professional references. Applications without all required documents are incomplete and will not be considered. Screening of applications will begin August 1, 2014, open until filled. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law.  Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to equity@tntech.edu.
 
  
 
 

Business Reference Librarian and Assistant Professor
 Deadline:  none given - will post until August 10, 2014
The University of Mississippi Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic Business Librarian to join a reference department delivering user-centered services School of Business as well as to the general university community.
 
Under the direction of the Head of Information Services, the successful candidate will:
-       Provide instruction, including web content and online tutorials, liaison and collection development for the School of Business Administration and the Department of Economics
-       Deliver personalized services to the School of Business Administration and the Department of Economics which would include an embedded reference service in the School of Business Administration
-       Provide in-person and virtual reference services at a general reference desk
-       Participate in a general library instruction program for the First Year Initiative
-       Join in library outreach and other innovative initiatives 
Qualifications: ALA accredited master's degree by date of employment; experience with or course-work on business reference sources, excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; knowledge of or course-work in reference methods and/or resources, strong knowledge of emerging technologies, and the ability to apply these technologies to a diverse range of library applications. 
The position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment reporting to the Head of Information Services.  Minimum annual salary is $ 42,000. 
Apply online at http://jobs.olemiss.edu.  Applicants must 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 and continue until the position is filled.
 
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/community/index.html.
 
 
         
  

Job Posting: Science Librarian at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 Deadline:  none given - will post until July 29, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Library seeks a liaison librarian for the sciences. This person will join a dynamic team of science, health science and bioinformatics librarians who carry out an expanding program of research support, course- and curriculum-integrated instruction, and data services.
 
For full description visit:
 
Review of applications will begin on June 9, 2014. To apply please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/43255 and complete the online application.
 
 
Feel free to contact Danianne Mizzy, Head of Kenan Science Information Services, if you have any questions. mizzy@email.unc.edu