2018-2020 Library Diversity Fellow-Oregon

Approximate date of posting July 17, 2018

Position: Library Diversity Fellow 

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program conferred by August 2018, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Early career, up to and including 2 years of post-MLIS or post-graduate experience
  • Demonstrated interest in a career in academic or health sciences librarianship.

Location: Portland, Oregon

Company/Organization  Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame 2 years

Compensation: alary commensurate with experience, minimum $50,000.

Source: acrl-nw-bounces@lists.wsu.edu

The experience will provide a foundation for a strong career in academic librarianship.  A flexible program will address the Fellow’s goals and interests as well as the Library’s needs. The Library will support the Fellow’s career interests through mentoring, training, professional development, and participation on library committees.

Position Description:

The Library Diversity Fellow will collaborate with library leadership and colleagues to develop a two-year program that will provide broad exposure to the work of academic librarianship. The program will include on-boarding, mentoring, scholarship and service, as well as practical experience in selected areas of the library.

In the first year of the program, the Fellow will develop skills in library instruction, collaborating with colleagues to teach information literacy to health sciences students and professionals. Both years of the residency will provide opportunities to rotate through other operational areas of the library, which could include collection development, systems, digital collections and repositories, research data management, and special collections. In the second year, the Fellow will develop and complete a capstone project, with the prospect of presenting original research at a conference or in an academic journal. The Fellow will participate in ACRL Diversity Alliance events and activities, and engage in professional service and scholarship.

POC: Laura Zeigen, MA, MLIS, MPH, AHIP

Liaison Librarian | Assistant Professor

Oregon Health & Science University

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road – LIB

Portland, Oregon 97239

zeigenl@ohsu.edu  | 503-494-0505

How to Apply: visit ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC71586. Applications should include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

Deadline: Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.


2018 -2021 Resident Archivists for Special Collections-CT

Approximate date of posting June 20, 2018

Position Resident Archivist for Yale Special Collections – Manuscript &Archives50368BR

Eligibility Recent graduates w/ Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master’s degree in library science.

Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.

Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Experience processing literary or historical papers. Experience cataloging manuscript materials in MARC format. Experience using ArchivesSpace. Reading knowledge of at least one non-English language.

Location: New Haven, CT

Company/Organization  The Manuscript Unit is a division of the Technical Services Department. The Manuscript Unit supports the Beinecke Library’s robust acquisition program and is responsible for the accessioning, processing, and cataloging of the library’s manuscript collections. The manuscript collections range from ancient papyri and medieval manuscripts to twenty-first century literary archives. In addition to literary and historical manuscripts, formats include photography and artwork, audio and moving image recordings, born-digital files, and music.

Schedule/Hours  Full time

Time Frame 3 years from date of hire up to 02-Jul-2021

Compensation: Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html

Source: acrl-rig@lists.ala.org  http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11252728


he Resident Archivist for Yale Special Collections, under the supervision the Head Arrangement and Description, Manuscripts and Archives, and with guidance from the Special Collections Steering Committee, is primarily responsible for completing archival description and collections management projects for several special collections units, including Arts, Divinity, Music, and Medical, in the Yale University Library. The Resident Archivist will work with the individual units to determine project goals and outcomes; develop project plans and documentation; implement work plans, collaborate with additional departments and staff in the Library as appropriate based on project needs; and may train and supervise student assistants.

Assume a variety of responsibilities related to manuscript and archival material in all formats, including selection, appraisal, arrangement and description, preservation, and access and outreach. 2. Work in libraries across university campuses to meet the needs of local, national, and international teaching and research communities. 3. Assist with management of printed collections, as assigned. 4. Assist, if necessary, with disaster recovery efforts. 5. May perform other duties as assigned.

The Residency is designed for early-career professionals who want the opportunity to learn about academic archives and special collections and acquire core competencies and skills in archival technical services. The program allows the Resident Archivist a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, production-oriented unit within a large special collections library with an active collection development program and to participate in a challenging and rewarding work environment. A flexible program will be developed to balance the Resident’s individual goals and interests with the Library’s needs. In addition, the Resident’s professional interests will be supported with a mentoring program, professional development opportunities, and participation on library committees.

Website: https://web.library.yale.edu/mssa

How to Apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&jobId=1262177&PartnerId=25053&SiteId=5248&type=mail&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5248&JobSiteInfo=1262177_5248&gqid=5248#jobDetails=1262177_5248

Deadline: Unspecified

2018-2019 Public Library Intern-CA

Approximate date of posting 3/16/2018

Position: Library Intern

Eligibility Enrollment or recent graduate (up to 1 year after graduation) of an accredited college or university in the subject area to which assigned.

Location: Auburn, California- Placer County

Tahoe Area (Carnelian Bay, Kings Beach, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Truckee)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
South Placer (Granite Bay, Loomis, Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville)

Company/Organization Placer County

Schedule/Hours  Work hours are limited to no more than 28 hours per week and

Time Frame Temporary cannot exceed a total of 960 hours per fiscal year.

Compensation: $12.47 – $15.16/hour

Source: Indeed

Description: To learn to perform administrative and/or professional work in an assigned area by assisting in varied administrative assignments such as research, analysis and report writing or routine technical and professional work.

Website: https://www.jobapscloud.com/Placer/SUP/Student%20Intern%20Flyer.pdf


How to Apply: It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications


To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire -indicating the department(s) that relate(s) to your major coursework and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please upload your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, confirmation of enrollment, etc



POC: Heidi Kernytsky Human Resources Analyst Phone: (530) 886-2608 Email: hkernyts@placer.ca.gov


2018-2019 Records Management Fellowship-DC

Approximate date of posting July 12, 2018

Position: ACE EPIC NPS DC: State Tribal, and Local Plans and Grants Division Records Management Fellowship

Age Restriction: Eligibility 18 to 35 years old

Applicants for the position should hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in historic preservation, museum studies, public history, library science, or similar preferred and/or experience in archival policies, cataloging, research methodologies, or collections/ records management.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Company/Organization  American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame Fall 2018 (can be flexible for the right candidate) 52 weeks from the start date

A minimum commitment of 52 weeks is required*

Compensation: $800/week (a $20/hr. equivalent) paid out biweekly for food, housing and incidental living expenses.  A transit subsidy of up to $150/month is available.

Source: http://careers.archivists.org/

Description: American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking one Records Management Fellow to primarily assist STLPG (State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants) division staff with cultural resource programs through grants to states, tribes, territories, and other eligible recipients that support the preservation of America’s historic places and diverse history.  

Project Website:  To learn more about STLPG activities and mission, please visit: http://www.nps.gov/stlpg/. To learn more about ACE EPIC Internship/Fellowship Program, please visit: www.usaconservation.org. To view examples of records generated by the office, visithttp://go.nps.gov/HPF_IRMA, select “Historic Preservation Fund (HPF),” then select a category of content. These records were the product of the grants managed by the office.

Position Description: State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division (STLPG) is a national program at National Park Service (NPS) headquarters office that supports cultural resource programs through grants to states, tribes, territories, and other eligible recipients. The source of funding for the grants is Congressional appropriations from the Historic Preservation Fund. The fellow will work directly with NPS staff in parks and/or programs around Washington, DC to investigate various alternatives required for the proper storage and retention of existing and future record collections, as identified within the NPS Records Retention Policy.

The ACE Fellow:

  • Performs extensive cataloging of new and previously submitted grant products and record transfers to Federal Records Center and/or the National Archives.
  • Carries out recommendations for digitization of records, plans and specifications and other work products.
  • Coordinates digitization efforts for media including slides and microfiche as well as audiovisual materials.
  • Assists with the evaluation/storage/accessibility of electronically submitted grant products from Historic Preservation Fund competitive and noncompetitive programs to ensure quality and adherence to accepted archival practices.
  • Plans, organizes, and promotes record maintenance and disposition within the division.

The Fellow will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn the standards and methods of collections, archives, records management
  • Acquire job skills in appraising, organizing, and transferring records to the National Archives apply that knowledge and by coordinating the activities of staff members in order to organize and process complex archival collections
  • Ensure smooth, efficient, legally-mandated, and safe collections disposition
  • Liaise with staff in the National Park Service Washington Support Office and the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Apply records management disposition schedules and procedures, conducting some
  • Perform limited research, and preparing various written materials, including records transfer documents, overviews of records series, and container lists

Training Provided: In addition to the operational responsibilities, there will also be an important educational component. Training opportunities may include:

  • Archival and collections management best practices for the National Park Service program operations of the Cultural Resources Directorate, STLPG division, and several national parks
  • NPS archival resources that are available for research use
  • Site tours of NPS and National Archives repositories in the Washington, DC area, and of selected National Parks in the Washington area that maintain large bodies of archival materials (possible)
  • Leadership and project management skill development

Website: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/254031.html

POC: If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact Peter Woodruff, ACE NPS Division Director, at 801.989.7069 orpwoodruff@usaconservation.org.

How to Apply: Please submit a thoughtful resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here:https://usaconservationepic.applicantpool.com/jobs/

Deadline: Accepting applications until filled.  This position may close at any time.

2018-2020 Resident Librarian-LA

Approximate date of posting July 5, 2018 

Position: African & African American Studies Diversity Librarian

Eligibility Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or Library Science (MLS) accredited by the American Library Association.

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply

Exhibits an understanding and value of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Company/Organization Louisiana State University – LSUAM Lib

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame 2 years

Compensation: Commensurate w/ qualifications/experience

Source: http://blogs.simmons.edu/slis/jobline/2018/07/resident-librarian-louisiana-state-university-libraries-baton-rouge-la.html

Description: This two-year library residency program, designed to engage librarians who are members of historically underrepresented groups, will give the successful candidate an opportunity to gain experience and skills necessary to thrive as an academic and research librarian. LSU Libraries is a member of, and is committed to the principles of the Association of College & Research Libraries Diversity Alliance: http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance.

Job Responsibilities

  • 60% In the first year, the Resident will work in multiple areas, to experience the different aspects of a large academic research library. The resident will provide service and gain valuable experience in multiple facets of academic librarianship through this process.
  • In the second year, the resident will work in a chosen area of focus.
  • 20% Serves as a liaison to LSU African and African American Studies and related areas, including the development of online library guides and other resources and services.
  • 10% Develop communications to promote services and resources of interest to LSU’s diverse student body, faculty and staff.
  • 10% Other duties as assigned

Website: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU—Baton-Rouge/African—African-American-Studies-Diversity-Librarian_R00024663

How to Apply: A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

Deadline: Open Until Filled if No Date Specified

2018 Animal Care Registrar Internship- Ohio

Approximate date of posting July 6, 2018

Position: Animal Care Registrar Internship

Eligibility College student (2nd year or higher) or recent graduate (2 years or less) in Zoology, Biology, Wildlife Management, Animal Science, Library Science, Museum Studies, Veterinary Medicine or related program.

Location: Powell, Ohio

Company/Organization  Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame Unspecfied

Compensation: Unspecfied

Source: Indeed

Description: The goal of this internship is to provide a basic understanding of animal records management within the zoo profession. Students will gain hands-on experience working in the Animal Care department helping to maintain historical and current animal records while learning the value of animal record keeping.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting the registrar in entering historical animal records into the global animal records database (ZIMS), digitizing historical animal records and maintaining the Animal Crate Inventory and Vendor Profiles. Interns will also be required to complete various quizzes, trainings, projects, and a final reflection paper assigned by the department.

How to Apply: https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?Ad=454140&R_ID=1793101&Refer=https://www.indeed.com/&B_ID=44

Deadline: unspecified

2018 Fall Archival Processing Internship-MA

Approximate Date of Posting: July 10, 2018

Position: Archival Processing Internships (2)

Eligibility Enrollment in or graduation from an ALA-accredited master’s program; completed coursework in archival theory and practice or relevant experience with archival materials

Location: Nantucket, MA, USA

Company/Organization  Nantucket Historical Association

Schedule/Hours  unspecified

Time Frame Ten-to-thirteen week internship. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the intern.

Compensation: Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2,500

Source: Archives Gig https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2018/07/09/nantucket-ma-paid-archival-processing-interns-nantucket-historical-association/#more-16220

Description: Under the supervision of the Chief Archivist, the Archives Interns will be exposed to multiple levels of archives management and gain hands-on experience working with manuscript and photographic collections. They will conduct specific processing projects; will document and refine existing procedures; and will contribute to the development of new policies in the archives. Processing projects will include rehousing, arranging, and describing archival collections as part of and in preparation for a larger digitization effort.
The interns will also participate in the Research Library’s reference desk schedule, respond to remote research queries, and develop collections-focused posts for social media. A knowledge of American history, literature, maritime history, or geography is advantageous, yet not required.


Website: https://nha.org/


How to Apply: Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to rmiller@nha.org.


Rebecca Miller

Assistant to the Executive Director

Nantucket Historical Association

PO Box 1016

Nantucket, MA 02554

Deadline: July 31, 2018 or until filled

2018 Fall RAD Reformatting Intern

Approximate date of posting June 20, 2018

Position: RAD Reformatting Intern

Eligibility available for current students or recent graduates.

Location: D.C.

Company/Organization  NPR PR’s Research, Archives & Data Strategy (RAD) team partners with all programs and divisions to address a wide spectrum of information needs and to maintain NPR’s complete audio archives. As part of our continuing efforts to make our content available digitally, we are recruiting an intern to contribute to audio reformatting objectives.

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame September 10-December 14

Compensation: $12.50 per hour

Source: https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2018/07/06/washington-dc-paid-fall-2018-rad-reformatting-intern-npr/

Description:. Working under the supervision of RAD team members on digital reformatting of NPR’s audio archive, our Reformatting Intern will:

  • Participate in all stages of reformatting workflows including materials prep, playback and signal extraction, and digital asset management
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of legacy media formats and associated technology
  • Annotate and promote archives-related content to RAD social media accounts

Website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/NAT1011NATPR/JobBoard/af823b19-a43b-4cda-b6c2-c06508d84cf6/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=774eddb5-22f4-4d8f-a0be-8047cb5e2aae

How to Apply: Please include a cover letter for full consideration

  • Coursework and/or experiences digitizing audiovisual materials
  • Knowledge of best practices related to the care and preservation of open reel magnetic tape and optical media
  • Demonstrated interest in audio engineering and digital asset management
  • Knowledge of digital file formats
  • Flexibility with respect to working on multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to articulate the importance of audio preservation to stakeholders and others
  • Ability to balance attention to detail and accuracy with an understanding of “the big picture”
  • Experience handling deadline pressure and establishing priority among competing demands
  • Ability to work independently and/or collaboratively as needs of the project dictate
  • Ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with colleagues
  • Experience managing the expectations of others
  • Excellent communication skills, both in person and in writing
  • Passion for current events, history, music, pop culture

Deadline: Unspecified

2018 Academic Year Digital Library Internship-PA

Approximate date of posting July 5, 2018

Position: Digital LibraryEligibility Current enrollment or recent graduation from a library, information science, or archival studies Graduate Degree programs required

Location: Villanova, PA

Company/Organization  Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library-he primary mission of Villanova’s Digital Library is accomplished through the ongoing development, maintenance, and preservation of digital collections and online digital library resources. These include materials such as medieval manuscripts, letters, typescripts, books, photographs, maps, sheet music, posters and broadsides, newspapers.

Schedule/Hours20 hour work week   with flexible work scheduling;

Time Frame  academic Year-beginning and ending dates are also flexible

Compensation: $15.00/hour

Source: Indeed

Description:  beginning and ending dates are also flexible

How to Apply: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14208

Deadline: Unspecified

2018 Summer Short-TermCataloging and Archival Library Science Intern

Approximate date of posting July 1, 2018

Position: Library Science Intern @ A foundation connected with a DC historic site, located in downtown DC

Eligibility  student who is pursuing a Library Science degree OR a recent graduate too.

Location: D.C.

Company/Organization  The Choice Inc

Schedule/Hours  Tues- Saturday from 8:30-4:30 pm

Time Frame Two Weeks Summer

Compensation: paid

Source: Indeed

Description: Intern will:

  • Catalog and organize files and objects at the site
  • Assist the Executive Director, Foundation Development Manager and Archivist on projects.

How to Apply: https://cho.avionte.com/current-openings/posting/083fe901-6e43-460e-a457-ab09fc7d9562

Deadline: Unspecified