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

Description:

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

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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

2018-2019 Nadia Sophie Seiler Rare Materials Residency -D.C.

Approximate date of posting June 30, 2018

Position: Rare Materials Residency

Eligibility new library professionals-received a master’s degree within the 18 months prior to application from a program accredited by the American Library Association.

Familiarity with key people and events from early modern British or European culture is required. Our ideal candidate will have a background (or coursework) in the field of manuscripts, rare books, visual materials or descriptive bibliography, and bibliographic knowledge of at least one European language other than English.

Location: Washington, DC

Company/Organization  Folger Shakespeare Library

Schedule/Hours  full time, 35 hours per week

Time Frame  nine-month term-limited position. This Residency runs from October 2018 to July 2019.

Compensation: salary and benefits.

Source: sils-jobs@listserv.unc.edu

Description:. The 2018/19 Seiler Resident will work hands-on with rare printed materials, manuscripts, and objects from the early modern period while being actively trained and mentored by Folger librarians. The focus of the residency will be on rare materials cataloging, but the Seiler Resident will also have the opportunity to work directly with curators, public services, and other professionals in order to gain a thorough and practical understanding of rare materials librarianship. The Seiler Resident will be an integral part of the Folger staff, participating in cataloging department meetings, joining the Saturday Reading Room rotation (working at the Reading Room service desk on a Saturday approximately once every five or six weeks), attending talks, attending the 2019 RBMS conference, and contributing to the collegial environment on a professional level in order to gain genuine career-oriented experience. The Resident will also be expected to give a public talk on a topic relevant to their work during their residency towards the end of their time at the Folger. Additional information about the residency and potential projects  is available on Folgerpedia.

Website: https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Nadia_Sophie_Seiler_Rare_Materials_Residency

How to Apply: please submit your resume and cover letter on our website at https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Nadia_Sophie_Seiler_Rare_Materials_Residency

Deadline: Applications are due by July 15, 2018. 

2018 -2021 Resident Manuscript Processing Archivist -CT

Approximate date of posting June 20, 2018

Position Resident Processing Archivist Beinecke Library – Manuscript Processing 50570BR

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  Yale University Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

The Beinecke Library is Yale’s principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke Library, consult the library’s web site at: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/.

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

Description:

The Resident Processing Archivist serves as a member of the Manuscript Unit’s accessioning team. Processes and catalogs recent acquisitions to a basic level so that they are discoverable and available for research as soon as possible after acquisition. Prepares finding aids according to relevant standards and established local practice, including using ArchivesSpace. Creates collection-level records in MARC format for the library’s online catalog. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants. Assists in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment. Assists in the ongoing development of the unit’s accessioning and processing procedures for archival collections. Contributes to Yale University Library and University-wide initiatives and is expected to be active professionally.

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.

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.

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.

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

How to Apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25053&siteid=5248#jobDetails=1265933_5248

Deadline: Unspecified

2018-2020 Administrative Library Fellow- MA

Approximate date of posting June 6, 2018

Position: Administrative Fellow (Houghton Library)

  • Eligibility Minimum basic qualifications include an advanced degree in Library Science, Archival Studies, and/or English, History, Art History, Theatre, or other subject areas relevant to the collections of Houghton Library.
  • Up to three years, or equivalent, of work experience in a library, archive, museum, or in publishing
  • Participants must be eligible to work in the United States (visa sponsorship cannot be offered)

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Company/Organization  Harvard University Houghton Library

Schedule/Hours Full time

Time Frame 2 years Begin in September 2018

Compensation: Minimum $58, 855.00

Source:https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2018/06/07/cambridge-ma-administrative-fellow-houghton-library-harvard-university/

Description:.  Harvard University’s Administrative Fellowship Program is one of the cornerstones of our diversity and inclusion efforts. We seek to attract talented professionals, and in particular members of historically underrepresented groups, to promote leadership opportunities and careers in higher education. The University encourages applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and others who may contribute to the diversity of Harvard’s leadership. To this end, the Administrative Fellowship Program offers a twelve-month talent management experience complemented by a professional development program

Houghton Library is pleased to offer a two-year Harvard Library Diversity Fellowship to immerse a rising leader in the library and archives profession in a wide variety of activities related to the management of a world class repository of rare books, manuscripts, archives, and other rare and unique library materials.  Over the course of the two years, the Fellow will be exposed to and make contributions to the major functions of the library including scholarly communication, public programs, researcher services, and other areas as opportunities present themselves. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to meet and work with curators, librarians and archivists in other libraries that comprise the Arts and Special Collections of the Harvard College.
A signature project will be core to the Fellow’s experience. The incumbent will primarily work with the editorial team for the Harvard Library Bulletin (HLB), a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Houghton Library on behalf of Harvard Library. This position will allow the Fellow to develop expertise in scholarly communication, an area of rising emphasis in librarianship which is predicted to grow as an increasing number of university libraries assume responsibility for scholarly publishing and university presses.  All fellows will participate in a professional enhancement educational program in addition to a full-time work assignment.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Scholarly Communication

  • Join the editorial team of the Harvard Library Bulletin. Collaborates with colleagues to relaunch the HLBas an online, open access journal, forming and stewardship of a new advisory board, working with colleagues in the Arts and Special Collections of Harvard College Library to expand the scope of the HLB’s content and increase its contributor-base, and in managing submissions, the peer-review process, and image copyrights and permissions.
  • Edit other print and multimedia publications as required, and help maintain Houghton’s social media calendar, generating compelling and coherent content across the library’s different social channels.
  • Coordinates with librarians, editors and other scholarly communication professionals at the library and across campus.

Scholarly & Public Programs

  • Contribute to planning and execution of programs, such as lectures, symposia, conferences, tours and outreach events.

Public Services

  • Help facilitate researcher access to collections in the Reading Room, monitoring their use, and providing reference and instruction.
  • Partner with instructors to contribute to Houghton’s object-based teaching program, as expertise and time allow.
  • Engages with the profession through local and national conferences and events.

Website: https://hr.harvard.edu/administrative-fellows-program

How to Apply: On your cover letter, please write a Statement of Purpose/Interest that briefly describes your professional and academic interests as related to employment with Harvard University, and more broadly, the field of Higher Education and how participation in the Administrative Fellowship Program can help advance these interests.  Be sure to explain:

  1. Why you are seeking a Fellowship
    2. What you hope to gain from the experience
    3. How you might contribute to the hiring department

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Deadline: Recruitment and Selection Timeline:

June 25, 2018 – Application deadline

July 9 – August 10, 2018 – Rolling interviews of internal candidates/check-in with supervisors

August 17, 2018 – Selection decisions for FY19 Resident Fellows announced

September 2018 –Program Orientation

2018-2019 Rare Materials Residency

Approximate date of posting June 6, 2018

Position: Nadia Sophie Seiler Rare Materials Residency

Eligibility for new library professionals ;must have received a master’s degree within the 18 months prior to application from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Familiarity with key people and events from early modern British or European culture is required. Our ideal candidate will have a background (or coursework) in the field of manuscripts, rare books, visual materials or descriptive bibliography, and bibliographic knowledge of at least one European language other than English. Ability to carefully handle fragile materials is necessary. Working knowledge of Voyager and OCLC Connexion desired. Experience cataloging for a research library environment a plus

Location: Washington, DC

Company/Organization  Folger Shakespeare Library (Folger)

Schedule/Hours  full time, 35 hours per week

Time Frame 9 month, term-limited position October 2018 to July 2019

Compensation: salary and benefits

Source: https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2018/06/07/washington-dc-nadia-sophie-seiler-rare-materials-residency-folger-shakespeare-library/

Description:. The 2018/19 Seiler Resident will work hands-on with rare printed materials, manuscripts, and objects from the early modern period while being actively trained and mentored by Folger librarians. The focus of the residency will be on rare materials cataloging, but the Seiler Resident will also have the opportunity to work directly with curators, public services, and other professionals in order to gain a thorough and practical understanding of rare materials librarianship. The Seiler Resident will be an integral part of the Folger staff, participating in cataloging department meetings, joining the Saturday Reading Room rotation (working at the Reading Room service desk on a Saturday approximately once every five or six weeks), attending talks, attending the 2019 RBMS conference, and contributing to the collegial environment on a professional level in order to gain genuine career-oriented experience. The Resident will also be expected to give a public talk on a topic relevant to their work during their residency towards the end of their time at the Folger.

Website https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Nadia_Sophie_Seiler_Rare_Materials_Residency

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter https://www.folger.edu/employment-opportunities?_ga=2.203171925.554543862.1528511602-1195093135.1528511602

Deadline: July 15, 2018

2018 -2020 Diversity Fellow-MI

Approximate date of posting June 8, 2018

Position: Library Faculty Diversity Felllow

Eligibility This opportunity is open for applicants who are expecting their Master’s Degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA [or expected by by Fall 2018 or early Winter 2019]

Location: Allendale, Michigan

Company/Organization  Grand Valley State University

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame 3 years

Compensation: $46,900-50,000, includes health benefits

Source: UW-Madison iSchool Jobs Blog https://uwslisjobs.wordpress.com/2018/06/08/allendale-mi-2018-2020-library-faculty-diversity-fellow-grand-valley-state-university-libraries/

Description: Grand Valley State University Libraries seeks applications for a 2018-2020 Library Faculty Diversity Fellow. This three-year faculty position provides an opportunity for an early-career librarian, with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, to gain professional experience as an academic librarian and faculty member. The Libraries seek to hire for growth with a focus on being a self-starter with confident humility and curiosity as well as strong time management skills, while we commit to growing the fellow’s digital and research skills.

The fellow will gain meaningful work experience in GVSU Libraries with a focus on digital projects and services, including open data, open scholarship, scholarly communications and publishing, data visualization, and related initiatives. Serving as the experimental lead for digital scholarship service exploration with mentoring and support from other librarians, the fellow will gain project management and service assessment experience. The fellow will have the opportunity to work with librarians in the other departments and participate in projects to gain experience in the areas that pique their interests through a rotation program. Close collaboration with faculty in the libraries and the university will be emphasized.

The fellowship will offer many opportunities for professional development. The fellow will be encouraged to deliver presentations, attend national and regional conferences, and write for professional publications. Financial support for professional development opportunities will be provided. The fellow will serve on library committees as appropriate and participates in the Libraries’ mentoring program.

How to Apply: Applications accepted online only at jobs.gvsu.edu. Please include a cover letter, resume, statement of commitment to inclusion, and two references with name, address, telephone, and e-mail address. The online application will allow you to attach these and other relevant supporting documents electronically. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

POC Questions? Feel free to contact Annie Bélanger, search committee chair via email annie.belanger@gvsu.edu or telephone 616-331-2621 or @annie_belanger.

Deadline: June 19, 2018

2017 1 year Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian(s) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland-

Approximate Date of Posting: April 20, 2017

Position: Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian.

Eligibility Candidates must have completed an ALA-accredited master’s degree (or expect to complete their degree before the starting date of employment).

Location: St. Mary’s, Maryland

Company/Organization    St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Time Frame:  12- months starting August 1, 2017

Compensation  unspecified (est.)$48,000.00

Source:http://mlis.umd.edu/visiting-teaching-learning-librarian-st-marys-college-maryland-st-marys-city-md/

Description:

The Library, Archives, and Media Center at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian position. The Library seeks an enthusiastic and creative librarian to teach course-integrated information literacy classes in the academic disciplines, as well as in the campus first-year seminars. The librarian will also provide research support to students and faculty, assist in the development of library collections, and serve as a backup at our public circulation desk. This is a great opportunity for a new or early career librarian interested in gaining experience as a liaison librarian in a small, supportive, undergraduate-focused liberal arts environment.

As an academic department liaison, the Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian will work collaboratively with librarians and faculty to develop and teach information literacy classes, assess student learning, develop collections, and provide research assistance in Economics and other subject areas. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to explore additional professional interests in this position in the areas of user experience research, web design, outreach and engagement, or any other library-related topics of their choosing.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in information literacy education and teaching, either through professional experience, internships, or coursework; possess the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; and be dedicated to positively engaging with undergraduate students. Additionally, the ability to perform basic troubleshooting on printers, photocopiers, scanners, digital and analog microfilm readers, and Windows/Mac PC’s is preferred, as well as the ability to communicate as needed with IT to resolve issues. Ability to use an ILS (preferably Aleph) to perform circulation processes, including billing, lending materials, and collecting statistics is preferred, but not required.  Familiarity with Springshare products would also be an asset.

How to Apply:http://mlis.umd.edu/visiting-teaching-learning-librarian-st-marys-college-maryland-st-marys-city-md/

Website:  apply.interfolio.com/41727

POC: Questions about this position may be directed to Veronica Arellano Douglas, Research & Instruction Librarian, at viarellano@smcm.edu.

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