2019-2022 Resident Librarian-D.C.

Approximate date of posting  December 23, 2018

Position: Research, Teaching and Learning (RTL) Division Resident Librarian

Eligibility: Candidate must be a recent ALA-accredited M.L.S. graduate (graduated since January 2017)

Location: Washington, DC

Company/Organization American University Library,

American University Library invites early-career librarians to apply for its Residency Librarian Program. The Resident Librarian position is a fixed-term three academic year faculty appointment and is designed to provide an immersion into academic librarianship, with an emphasis on information literacy instruction and research support, and including opportunities to explore other areas of interest. Funding will be provided to support professional engagement at the national level. Through the experience and mentoring acquired by participating in the Residency Librarian Program, individuals will be able to demonstrate skills at the professional level, will be able to develop a professional network, and will be prepared for future career opportunities.

The Residency Librarian Program is part of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance. American University Library is one of the four founding institutions that established the Diversity Alliance member universities. The purpose of the resident program is to bring diverse entry-level librarians into the profession, to engage them in professional experience and service at American University, to provide mentorship through their residency experience, and  in building their research and professional service agenda, and ultimately, to prepare them for a career in academic librarianship. The Residency Program Librarian will join another Residency Program Librarian already in place at American University Library.

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame fixed-term three academic year Position is available June 1, 2019 and ends July 31, 2022.

Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Source: lis-jobs@cua.edu

Description: Responsibilities: Teach information literacy classes–especially in conjunction with the Writing Studies Program–and provide research and reference assistance services to a diverse user population at a busy research assistance desk and over the Web. Work with colleagues in the Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) Division to support the faculty and information literacy needs of the Writing Studies Program, other academic departments as requested, and research support initiatives at the University Library.  Learn and integrate new technologies into the instruction process, contribute to collection development and collection assessment as requested. Prepare LibGuides, online tutorials and other relevant reference tools and in support of the university community. Actively participate in faculty governance and service to the profession. Over the course of the academic year, some evening and weekend hours will be required.

The Resident Librarian will be a member of the Research, Teaching and Learning (RTL) Division and report to the AU Library Residency Program Coordinator.

Website: For further information about American University, please see www.american.edu, and learn about the University Library at www.american.edu/library.

How to Apply To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information (name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number) of three references through Interfolio.   https://apply.interfolio.com/59001

POC: Additional questions can be addressed to:

Michele Mikkelsen, Director, Administrative Services

American University Library

4400 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20016-8046


Deadline: Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


2019 Summer Library/Video Intern-PA

Approximate date of posting  Decemember 24, 2019

Position: Training Video Librarian

Eligibility: Candidates must be currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in any field.

Preferred Experience and Skills:
Candidates should have experience with screen-recording software such as Camtasia, FlashBack, or WebEx Recorder.

  • Candidates should have familiarity with scientific publication or Library search tools.
  • Candidates should have experience with web-based content-management software and Voice training.

Location: West Point, Pennsylvania

Company/Organization  Merck

Schedule/Hours  full-time

Time Frame. summer

Compensation: Unspecified

Source: Indeed

Description: The chief duty of this intern is creating brief videos to train Company staff. These videos will describe effective use of information services provided by the Company Library. Videos will feature computer displays with voice-over instruction. The intern will work closely with Library staff to identify training objectives, create innovative videos, and socialize these products within the Company.

Additional duties will include managing and analyzing data regarding scholarly publications written by Company scientists. Depending on the intern’s skills and interests, this may include finding publications, updating databases, or creating reports and data visualizations.

How to Apply https://jobs.merck.com/job/West-Point-2019-MRL-Library-Intern-PA-19486/526220000/?feedId=232100&utm_source=Indeed&utm_campaign=Merck_Indeed&utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

Deadline: unspecified

2019 Junior Library Assistant-VA

Approximate date of posting   December 19, 2018


Eligibility: Junior Library Assistant

Location: Arlington, Virginia

Company/Organization  Special Counsel-national trade association

Schedule/Hours  Part-time-30 hours per week

Time Frame long-term temporary assignment of 1 year or more


Source: http://cuaslis.org/wp/junior-library-assistant-arlington-va/


Open for clerical and professional work within a library environment.  looking for substantive librarian experience at a competitive trade association? Special Counsel is actively recruiting for a part-time research librarian to join a bright and dynamic team in Arlington, Virginia for a long-term temporary assignment. If you are able to commit to at least a year on assignment and are interested in developing your librarian skillset, apply below and a Special Counsel recruiter will reach out if your qualifications meet the position.

How to Applyhttps://www.specialcounsel.com/legal-jobs/junior-library-assistant-legal-support-personnel

Deadline: immediate need of this candidate

2019-2021 Library & Archives Intern-PA

Approximate date of posting December 17, 2018

 Position: Library & Archives Intern

Eligibility * Be pursuing or have recently completed a Masters of Science in Library Science (MLS) or related equivalent

(International Students: https://longwoodgardens.org/education/international-programs/international-internship-program/library-science)

Location: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Company/Organization  Longwood Gardens is a public display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, 45 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.

Schedule/Hours   40 hour per week

Time Frame  June 1, 2019 – June 2021

Compensation: $10.00/hour with optional free housing

Source https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/17835947/posts/2105774012

Description: Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a graduate level student in Library Science or Archival studies (or related equivalent) to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives.

The intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities
* Arrange and describe archival collections, develop finding aids, and make recommendations regarding storage, conservation and preservation treatment of archival materials in various formats, including born-digital records.
* Perform basic administrative level tasks in Digital Asset Management System (Asset Bank), including scanning, uploading, editing, training patrons, and supervising volunteer projects.
* Assist with cataloging of library materials and the strategic initiative to improve Authorities control in the EOS ILS.
* Assist in cataloging materials including object collections and digital assets.
* Assist in Records Management functions, including accessioning new records and ensuring timely destruction of expired materials.
* Perform basic reference interviews and services as well as circulation maintenance routines, such as check-in/check-out, shelve books and compile usage statistics.
* Perform routine environmental and pest monitoring in collection storage spaces.
* Assist with Interlibrary Loan tasks as needed.
* Perform various daily administrative and technical tasks.
* Participate in Longwood student/intern activities and all required student/intern work projects

Website: For more information on housing, student activities, hours and wages, go to http://longwoodgardens.org/education/college-and-university-programs/internships-for-us-students or contact EDU-Studies@longwoodgardens.org

How to Apply The application form (found here: http://longwoodgardens.org/education/college-and-university-programs/internships-us-students/apply-now/application
2. A copy of your resume (uploaded in a word pdf file)
3. A statement of your professional objectives, approximately 200 words (uploaded in a word pdf file)
4. Official transcripts of all college courses, must show cumulative GPA, minimum GPA of 2.5 required (uploaded in a word pdf file)
5. A letter of reference from your academic advisor (or professor) regarding your scholastic achievements and potential as an intern (uploaded in a word pdf file)
6. A reference from a current or former employer, preferably from within your field of interest (uploaded in a word pdf file)

POC: EDU-Studies@longwoodgardens.org

Website: The application form (found here: http://longwoodgardens.org/education/college-and-university-programs/internships-us-students/apply-now/application)
2. A copy of your resume (uploaded in a word pdf file)
3. A statement of your professional objectives, approximately 200 words (uploaded in a word pdf file)
4. Official transcripts of all college courses, must show cumulative GPA, minimum GPA of 2.5 required (uploaded in a word pdf file)
5. A letter of reference from your academic advisor (or professor) regarding your scholastic achievements and potential as an intern (uploaded in a word pdf file)
6. A reference from a current or former employer, preferably from within your field of interest (uploaded in a word pdf file)

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019 *Review of applications will begin immediately.

2019 Summer Medical Library Intern -ND

Approximate date of posting  December 16, 2018

Position: Medical/Health Library Undergraduate

Eligibility: Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university. Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Location: Fargo, North Dakota

Company/Organization  Sanford Health

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame 12-week internship

Compensation: assumed

Source: Indeed

Description: Collaborates with departmental associates and management. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities.


Position Details: Internship Description: Library Administration (Undergraduate) – Under the supervision of the Library Director, the intern will provide research and operational support for Sanford Health libraries. The intern will receive valuable medical library experience working in a healthcare environment, while providing library resources across North Dakota and northern Minnesota. Internship Responsibilities: • Beacon Protocols Resource Links – Beacon is a special subsection of Epic, Sanford’s Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.Working with Sanford Oncology and the Roger Marris Cancer Center, provide references to oncology protocols. • Attend 1-on-1 mentor sessions and team meetings as necessary. • Research Assistance– Provide research assistance for medical personnel looking for evidence-based information using PubMed and other appropriate databases. • Catalog Maintenance – Ex Libris Aleph is the OPAC used by Sanford Health. The intern will assist in updating resources in our collection using OCLC Connexion. • Document Delivery – Assist with processing of article requests, article retrievals, and Interlibrary Loans. • Content Management Web Pages – Create pages of content in our CMS (content management system or LibGuides). • Marketing and Publicity – Assist the library in implementing marketing and orientation plans.

How to Apply https://sanfordhealth.jobs/fargo-nd/summer-intern-library-administration/25F4D892CFCF4098BA77286EFDE0C081/job/?utm_source=linkup&utm_medium=referrer

Deadline: Unspecified

Summer 2019 Master’s Course in International Librarianship

Approximate date of posting  December 17, 2018

Position: Study/Travel opportunity

Eligibility: enrolled in course

Location: Costa Rica

Company/Organization  University at Buffalo, SUNY,

Time Frame.Course: Session I (J): Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, July 5, 2019 (6 weeks)  Travel dates are July 13 – July 20, 2019.

Compensation: N/A

Source: http://blogs.simmons.edu/slis/jobline/2018/12/masters-course-in-international-librarianship—summer-2019.html


This 3-credit course, offered by the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, will be taught online. The course will provide students with a broad and comparative understanding of international libraries and their practices in public, community, school, academic, and special libraries in non-North American settings.

Course content will introduce students to the state of libraries and librarianship in local and regional contexts, and the influences of social, cultural, political, and economic factors. Emphasis will be given to the informational, educational, and recreational needs and interests of the diversity of library users and communities in different areas of the world. The course will also illuminate the impact of technology on internationalization and the free flow of information, and the emerging role of international information agencies.

The course will also feature an optional experiential learning opportunity for students to travel to and explore libraries in non-North American countries; details and international travel destinations will vary by semester. In summer 2019, the travel destination is Costa Rica. Travel dates are July 13 – July 20, 2019. The expected cost to participate in this travel opportunity will be $2,400, which includes all lodging, breakfasts, and lunches; select dinners; airport pickup and drop-off (San Jose, airport code SJO); Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS) coordination, logistics, translating, and accompaniment; use of ICADS facilities; honorariums for lectures and site visits; and all in-country transportation.

However, the trip is limited to 10 students, and priority will be given to those who take the course.

Registration for the optional experiential learning trip to Costa Rica will open in January, 2019. Please email Chris Hollister (cvh2@buffalo.edu) to request that link.

Taking the LIS 503 course is not required to participate in the experiential learning trip to Costa Rica.

POC: For more information, please contact Chris Hollister (cvh2@buffalo.edu)

Deadline: Registration for the optional experiential learning trip to Costa Rica will open in January, 2019; Registration for LIS 503 will open in March, 2019.