Librarian-in-Residence- 2 years- Newberry Library-Chicago

Approximate Date of Posting: June 5, 2017

Position:  Librarian-in-Residence

Eligibility

MLS/MLIS awarded between 2014 and 2017 strongly preferred. Applicants currently enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program with graduation expected within one year of application will be considered;

Coursework in American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history required;

Strong general knowledge of the humanities required;

Reading and speaking knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, or an American Indian language strongly preferred;

Experience in a research library providing reference, instruction, and outreach highly desirable;

Experience in a special collections, archives, or museum setting highly desirable;

Knowledge of a variety of print and electronic reference sources and the scholarly literature of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history highly desirable;

History of working with and providing information services to an American Indian community or tribe preferred;

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization   Newberry Library

  • MLS/MLIS awarded between 2014 and 2017 strongly preferred. Applicants currently enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program with graduation expected within one year of application will be considered;
  • Coursework in American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history required;
  • Strong general knowledge of the humanities required;
  • Reading and speaking knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, or an American Indian language strongly preferred;
  • Experience in a research library providing reference, instruction, and outreach highly desirable;
  • Experience in a special collections, archives, or museum setting highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of a variety of print and electronic reference sources and the scholarly literature of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history highly desirable;
  • History of working with and providing information services to an American Indian community or tribe preferred;

Schedule/Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week, primarily Tuesday-Saturday

Time Frame: Two-year appointment, with possible one-year extension

Compensation Paid W/ Benefits

Source: SAA Native American Archives Section Discussion List

Description:

  • MLS/MLIS awarded between 2014 and 2017 strongly preferred. Applicants currently enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program with graduation expected within one year of application will be considered;
  • Coursework in American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history required;
  • Strong general knowledge of the humanities required;
  • Reading and speaking knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, or an American Indian language strongly preferred;
  • Experience in a research library providing reference, instruction, and outreach highly desirable;
  • Experience in a special collections, archives, or museum setting highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of a variety of print and electronic reference sources and the scholarly literature of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history highly desirable;
  • History of working with and providing information services to an American Indian community or tribe preferred;

Required competencies include:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively and communicate effectively with diverse library users and staff;
  • Strong public service orientation requiring tact, patience, and flexibility;
  • Ability to work independently and collegially;
  • Strong leadership, project management, communication, and organizational skills;
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Capacity for working flexibly and creatively in a changing environment.

Website:

http://www.newberry.org/american-indian-and-indigenous-studies

https://www.newberry.org/employment#ayer

POC: Please feel free to get in touch with me if there are any questions about the position, and please share widely with anyone you think might be interested in the position.

 

Will Hansen
Director of Reader Services and Curator of Americana
Newberry Library
60 West Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610
312-255-3527
hansenw@newberry.org

Deadline: May 25, 2017. Applications accepted until position filled.

Date Available: July 5, 2017

Diversity Fellowship Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)-2years

Approximate Date of Posting: May 30, 2017

Position: Diversity Fellow

Cornell University Library is committed to diversity and is actively seeking to foster and support the growth and development of librarians from underrepresented groups through the Cornell University Library Diversity Fellowship. We value qualified candidates who can enrich our community with variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Qualifications MLS from ALA-accredited institution. Graduation should be within the last three years. Strong service orientation; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and function in a collegial, teamwork-oriented environment that emphasizes customer service and delivery of exemplary library research and instruction services.  Preferred: Academic background or experience in science and/or social sciences.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Company/Organization  Mann Library

Cornell University is located in scenic Ithaca on a hill above Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. The city and University offer a unique cosmopolitan and international atmosphere in a beautiful natural setting of waterfalls, gorges, and lakes. The Fellow will be based at Mann Library, which is an integral part of the Cornell University Library. The recently renovated building is the vibrant hub for our primary Colleges, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Human Ecology.  We provide leadership in the library community through projects such as the USDA Economics, Statistics, and Market Information System (http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu), the Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (http://cugir.mannlib.cornell.edu), and the TEEAL (http://www.teeal.org/) and Research4Life (http://www.research4life.org/) programs, which provide developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content.

Schedule/Hours:

Time Frame:  two-year appointment available starting August 15, 201

Compensation Competitive in salary, rank, professional development support, and benefits.  Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options).  Professional travel funding available.

Source: Competitive in salary, rank, professional development support, and benefits.  Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options).  Professional travel funding available.

Description:

The Diversity Fellowship is designed for recent MLS graduates who want the opportunity to learn about academic libraries and acquire core competencies and skills in research, scholarship and instruction. The program allows the Library Fellow the unique opportunity to work in a variety of public services areas, explore new information technologies, collaborate on projects, and to participate in a challenging and rewarding work environment. A flexible program will be developed to balance the Fellow’s individual goals and interests with the Library’s needs. In addition, the Fellow’s professional interests will be supported with a mentoring program, specialized training, continuing education, and participation on library committees.

 

A final job description will be created in collaboration with the candidate.  Duties could include a selection of the following or other options at the request of the selected candidate:

  • Teaching in Mann Library’s information literacy program
  • Developing online learning modules
  • Library space planning and assessment
  • Supporting systematic reviews
  • Providing research data management services
  • Providing consultation on advanced research strategies and citation management
  • Planning for emerging technologies
  • Multi-media and/or makerspace support services
  • Library outreach and communication
  • Collection development
  • Digitization of historical material
  • Supporting the Library’s international outreach initiatives, including TEEAL and Research4Life

 

Application Instructions: Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to your application (preferred as one combined PDF document).  Candidates should include in their cover letter a description of their knowledge and experience that demonstrates engagement in underrepresented communities and the ability to transfer this asset to a research, learning, and instructional context.  Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.  For more information, contact Mary Ochs, Director of Mann Library, mao4@cornell.edu

 

Website: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Cornell-University-Library-Diversity-Fellowship–Assistant-Librarian-_WDR-00010955

Deadline: Unspecified

Diversity Resident- Ohio State University- 2 years

Approximate Date of Posting: May 9, 2017

Position: Mary P. Key Diversity Resident

Eligibility Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent program or relevant PhD completed by the time of appointment

Location: Columbus Ohio

Company/Organization Ohio State University Libraries

The University Libraries’ Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program is one component of the Libraries’ commitment to diversity and is intended to increase the diversity of librarians at Ohio State and to further the growth and development of librarians.

Mary P. Key was an emerita Assistant Professor of the University Libraries. Before retiring from the Agriculture Library in 1998, she served as the first chair of the Diversity Committee, which oversaw the implementation of the Diversity Residency Program (from 1989-1998). She was the second African American Librarian to head a department at the Ohio State University Libraries.  She received her MLS from Atlanta University (now Clark-Atlanta University). Mrs. Key passed away January 4, 2010 at the age of 80, but her legacy lives on with this important initiative.

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Time Frame:  2 years

Compensation Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and experience

Source: Archvies Gig

Description:

The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) seeks a dynamic librarian for the position of Mary P. Key Diversity Resident. OSU Libraries’ two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program provides mentorship for a successful transition from academic training to research librarianship, provides hands-on exposure in many areas of the University Libraries, and contributes to advancing diversity initiatives for both the academic librarianship profession and The Ohio State University Libraries. The program provides professional development in a nurturing, yet productive, real-world environment at one of the top 10 public university libraries in the country. The Resident will be encouraged to participate in selected workshops, conferences, and committees and develop a robust portfolio of engagement at the start of their library career.
The Resident will serve as the Global Digital Humanities Librarian for the Research Services and Area Studies programs that lead the Libraries in creating new, engagement-centered research service models based in cross-university partnerships, user-oriented assessment, and long-standing success in advancing information literacy. As a member of the Research Services and Area Studies teams, the Resident will connect faculty and students in international and area studies departments with the Libraries’ growing digital humanities services through the Research Commons. The Resident will work collaboratively with colleagues across the Libraries to support this academic community throughout the research lifecycle from content generation/acquisition to data curation. The Resident will contribute to the Libraries’ ongoing efforts to deeply engage with and support digital humanities scholarship by acting as a liaison for multidisciplinary area studies research centers. Situated at the intersection of disciplines, resources, and services, this position will support the University’s efforts to create distinctive and internationally recognized scholarship and to facilitate knowledge exchange on a global scale. Reporting to the Digital Humanities Librarian, the Resident will enrich the Libraries’ support for the innovative research and teaching underway at one of the world’s most prominent research institutions.
Responsibilities:
• Serve as OSUL’s digital humanities liaison to relevant area studies departments and multidisciplinary research centers.
• Engage with area studies faculty and students to support digital humanities research and scholarship.
• Collaborate with library colleagues to develop and deliver instruction on digital humanities tools and methods.
• Collaborate with library colleagues in research services and area studies to promote digital humanities services that support research and research pedagogy.
• Hold regular office hours in the Area Studies department.
• Develop and strengthen partnerships between the Libraries and other University initiatives such as the Global Gateways Program and the Humanities and the Arts Discovery Theme.
• Serve on selected OSUL committees and work closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
• Begin development of a research agenda that will contribute to an area of scholarship.

About the Appointment:
This is a full-time, two-year visiting faculty (non-tenure track) position. As a Visiting Faculty member, the Resident is strongly encouraged to engage in professional research and publication. The Resident will provide a faculty annual report as well as periodic reports to the Diversity Committee to track progress on established objectives. Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and experience

Required:
• Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent program or relevant PhD completed by the time of appointment.
• Familiarity with current and emerging digital humanities tools and methods.
• Oral, written, and reading proficiency in a foreign language other than English.
Desired:
• Experience using digital humanities tools and methods (e.g. text analysis, text encoding, GIS, database design, website development, minimal design).
• Project management experience.
• Understanding of the issues related to digital humanities work (e.g. infrastructure, collaborators’ rights, evaluation guidelines, sustainability issues).
• Understanding of the issues related to global digital humanities work (e.g. cultural sensitivities, cultural representation, foreign language special characters, etc.).

Application:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by June 4, 2017. Please send cover letter, CV, references, salary history and requirements to Patrick Schell at schell.84@osu.edu. Please include the position title in the subject field.
Contact Information: Patrick Schell, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5917.

Website: http://joblist.ala.org/jobseeker/job/34775282/mpk-global-digital-humanities/the-ohio-state-university-libraries/?str=1&max=25&sort=start_&vnet=0&long=1

Deadline: Preference will be given to applications received by June 4, 2017.

Clemson University Library Faculty Fellows- South Carolina-3 years

Approximate Date of Posting: May 2, 2017

Position:  Clemson University Library Diversity Fellow

Location: Clemson, South Carolina

Company/Organization  Clemson University

The Clemson University Library Faculty Fellows Program is a faculty-led initiative to attract recent library school graduates to a challenging and rewarding career in academic librarianship, to help increase the presence of mem­bers of underrepresented groups in academic librarianship, and to bring fresh ideas and new perspectives to the library. Successful candidates will serve as faculty fellows for three years and will be given the opportunity to develop specialized expertise in their area of interest culminating in a research project during their second year of residency. Fellows will be given the opportunity to gain experience by participating in library committees as well as becoming involved in professional organizations. In addition, they will be expected to develop collegial relationships within the university community and contribute to the diversity and intercultural goals of the uni­versity. This program commits to Clemson Forward’s plan to enhance diversity and to nurture an environment of inclusive excellence and will focus specifically on underrepresented groups. The goal of the Library Faculty Fellows Program is to help expand and enrich the Clemson core experience and through the library make all feel valued, welcomed and supported.

Schedule/Hours: Full-Tme

Time Frame:  3 years

Compensation $53,000 – $55,000. Compensation packet will also include insurance benefits and professional development funds

Source: ACRL-RIG

Description:

Clemson University Libraries seeks a candidate for its Library Faculty Fellows Program. This three-year visiting faculty position provides an opportunity for recent graduates from underrepresented groups to gain professional experience as an academic librarian in a supportive and collegial environment. This program is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Fellow as well as the service and operational priorities of the Li­brary, and to encourage the involvement of diverse populations in academic librarianship.

The successful candidate will primarily work with two teams within the Libraries: Library Technology and Govern­ment Documents, to acquire core competencies and skills in open government data, collection management, and metadata and digital media projects. This position will be supervised by the Head of Library Technology. Clemson Libraries is an active participant in the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Collaborative Federal Depository Program (CFDP) as a Center of Excellence through which the library actively curates material from the U. S. National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service. Clemson also directly partners with the National Park Service to support the Open Parks Network, a comprehensive digital repository of over 350,000 cultural heritage items from the archives of more than 20 national park sites, in addi­tion to 1.5 million pages of government documents housed in Clemson Libraries.

Clemson University Libraries seeks a candidate for its Library Faculty Fellows Program. This three-year visiting faculty position provides an opportunity for recent graduates from underrepresented groups to gain professional experience as an academic librarian in a supportive and collegial environment. This program is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Fellow as well as the service and operational priorities of the Li­brary, and to encourage the involvement of diverse populations in academic librarianship.

The successful candidate will primarily work with two teams within the Libraries: Library Technology and Govern­ment Documents, to acquire core competencies and skills in open government data, collection management, and metadata and digital media projects. This position will be supervised by the Head of Library Technology. Clemson Libraries is an active participant in the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Collaborative Federal Depository Program (CFDP) as a Center of Excellence through which the library actively curates material from the U. S. National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service. Clemson also directly partners with the National Park Service to support the Open Parks Network, a comprehensive digital repository of over 350,000 cultural heritage items from the archives of more than 20 national park sites, in addi­tion to 1.5 million pages of government documents housed in Clemson Libraries.

Working with the Government Documents team, the Library Fellow will identify areas of potential acquisition, create catalog records for material, and contribute to the CFDP gap analysis database. Working with Library Technology and the Open Parks Network team, the Library Fellow will work hands-on to oversee a digital project, including: digitization, metadata creation and manipulation, and online publishing. The Fellow will identify Na­tional Park Service items in the Clemson Government Documents Collection that are eligible for digitization and work to bring those materials online. The Open Parks Network team has various other projects to which the Fel­low can be assigned. The Fellow may also propose new projects to develop based on their own research interests.

As a member of the university faculty, the Library Fellow will benefit from immediate opportunities in scholarly and professional development; library faculty governance; and service on library, university, and ad-hoc commit­tees. The Library Fellows Committee will act as mentors for the successful candidate to provide guidance and insight into the tenure and review process as well as the expectations of a library faculty member to benefit their future professional growth through professional effectiveness, research, scholarship, and service. By the end of their appointment, the candidate will be expected to develop a presentation, poster session, and/or paper on a project fulfilled during the Fellowship.

The Fellow will be provided with a professional development stipend, as well as paid travel to relevant conferences, meetings, and events sponsored by the ACRL Diversity Alliance.

The position requires a three year commitment to begin ideally no later than August 2017.

Qualifications:

Required

MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution awarded no more than 24 months previously.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment and to adapt to varying work styles.

Demonstrated interest in academic librarianship.

Ability to take initiative and work independently when appropriate.

Preferred

Experience with or coursework on cataloging and/or metadata creation.

Experience with or coursework on government information.

Experience with digital libraries.

Demonstrated commitment to serving underrepresented populations.

Please provide letter of application, curriculum vita, and three reference contacts (names, email addresses, and phone numbers). Application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/41932. Inquiries about the position should be made to the Search Committee Chair, Ms. Renna Redd, rennar@clemson.edu.

Website: https://libraries.clemson.edu/

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

Resident Librarian- University of Delaware- 2 years

Approximate Date of Posting: April 21, 2017

Position: Pauline A. Young Resident, Reference and Instructional Services Department

The Pauline A. Young Residency program is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Resident as well as the strategic priorities of the Library.  First established in 1984, the program has substantial success designing unique learning opportunities for early career librarians, including mentoring, in-depth orientation across the organization, participation in national and regional conferences, committee service, and development of capstone portfolio / projects. We are excited to be a member of the newly established ACRL Diversity Alliance to network with residency programs at other academic libraries

Location: Newark, DE

Company/Organization  University of Delaware

Schedule/Hours: Full-Time

Time Frame:  2017-2019

Compensation Commensurate with experience

Source: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000365958-01?cid=VTEVPMSJOB1

https://library.udel.edu/residency/program/

Description:

The University of Delaware Library seeks an energetic, student-oriented, early-career librarian to participate in a 2-year, post-master’s residency focused on reference and instruction. Reporting to the Assistant Head of Instructional Services and as a member of the Reference and Instructional Services team, the 2017-2019 resident will support initiatives designed to engage students with the library and to increase student success through the acquisition of information literacy skills. Major responsibilities include:

  • Establish learning goals related to teaching, move through a structured program of classroom observation, reflection, and discussion, and to provide leadership in instruction-related projects and discussion groups, resulting in a diverse portfolio of instructional activities.
  • Participate in the redesign of library instruction activities related to the First Year Experience program and expanding library partnerships with campus groups that support student success such as the Office of Academic Enrichment, the NUCLEUS program, and Engagement Centers.
  • Design and teach library instruction and information literacy sessions to a variety of students, particularly those enrolled in first year composition classes, including sessions dedicated to multimedia literacy projects.
  • Create, promote, and assess online learning objects related to information literacy concepts and skills including online tutorials, research guides, and lesson plans.
  • Participate in the effort to spread awareness of Open Educational Resources among faculty through presentations, consultations, and outreach activities.
  • Provide general research assistance in person and online, including some evening and weekend hours

Qualifications: Recent graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program.  Experience providing public service and instruction in a library setting.  Familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher education and information literacy best practices.  Excellent oral and written communication skills. Commitment to fostering an inclusive educational environment and workplace and an ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.  Commitment to professional growth. Preferred: Familiarity with instructional design principles and assessment of learning.  Experience leveraging technological tools to improve student learning.  Educational background in education or social

Website:

https://library.udel.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/104553PaulineYoungResidency2017b.pdf

https://udjobs.nss.udel.edu:4450/psc/RESUME/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=888

Deadline: May 19, 2017

Resident Librarian- Temple University- 2 years

Approximate Date of Posting: April 21, 2017

Position: Resident Librarian

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania–Main Campus-Paley Library

 Company/Organization  Temple University

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Time Frame:  2 years

Compensation Paid

Source: Residency Interest Group

Description:

The Temple University Libraries Residency, open to recent graduates (last 1-5 years) of ALA-accredited master’s degree programs, offers professional experience and the opportunity to be mentored in a technology-rich, academic research library.  The residency program supports the Libraries’ commitment to build a diverse staff, and is a member of the ACRL’s Diversity Alliance.  The two-year residency is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Residents as well as the service and operational priorities of the Libraries. In the first year, the Residents will work in multiple functional areas, reporting up through the department head. With over 20 possible units to select from, areas of focus will be determined mutually by the Residents’ interests and the needs of the Libraries.  In the second year, the Residents will be expected to plan and execute a major project.  Residents will provide service and gain valuable experience in multiple facets of academic librarianship through this process.  The Residents will serve on library committees. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, awarded no later than August, 2017.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Strong interest in the pursuit of a career in academic librarianship.
*General knowledge of print and electronic information resources.
*Ability to work successfully in a collegial team environment.
*Ability to adapt to varying work and management styles is highly desired; this program is designed around an employee working in several departments within the library.
*Interest in lifelong learning and in contributing to the profession through research projects and scholarly communication.
*Interest in professional development, research and scholarship.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.
*Knowledge of current trends in academic libraries
*MLS received within the last five years.

Preferred:
*Demonstrated commitment to principles of diversity.
*Enthusiasm for learning new technologies.
*Experience in using data to drive decisions in reference, outreach and instruction practice.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, awarded no later than August, 2017

Open to recent graduates (last 1-5 years) of ALA-accredited master’s degree programs

Website: https://temple.taleo.net/careersection/tu_ex_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=17001253

Deadline: Unspecified

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

Approximate Date of Posting: April 20, 2017

Position: Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian

Location: St. Mary’s, Maryland

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

Company/Organization    St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Time Frame:  12- months starting August 1, 2017

Compensation Uspecified

Source: ACRL-RIG

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, provide research support to students and faculty, and develop library collections. 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. This one-year appointment will prepare the librarian for continued successful employment in academic libraries.

As liaison to the anthropology, political science, psychology, and educational studies departments, 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 those 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.

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

Preferred qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest 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. Familiarity with Springshare products would also be an asset.

TO APPLY:

Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including email address), and contact information for three references. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/41727. Questions about this position may be directed to Veronica Arellano Douglas, Research & Instruction Librarian, at viarellano@smcm.edu.

Website: http://www.smcm.edu/

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

Postgraduate Academic Library Fellow-Utah- 1 year

Approximate Date of Posting: April, 14, 2017

Position: Postgraduate Academic Library Fellow

Location: Cedar City, Utah;

Company/Organization   Southern Utah University/ Gerald R. Sherratt Library

SUU is a comprehensive regional graduate and undergraduate degree‐granting university. The accredited, state‐supported institution of nearly 9,000 students is located in Cedar City, home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and surrounded by the best back yard in the country. SUU is 40 minutes from both skiing and year‐round golfing, 2‐1/2 hours from Las Vegas, and 3‐1/2 hours from Salt Lake City.

Schedule/Hours: Full-Time

Time Frame:   July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 This position is an 11 month, non‐tenure track appointment for a one‐year term

Compensation $35,000

Source: Simmons http://blogs.simmons.edu/slis/jobline/2017/04/postgraduate-academic-library-fellow-gerald-r-sherratt-library-southern-utah-university-cedar-city-u.html

Description: Southern Utah University invites applications from individuals with vision, creativity, energy, and initiative to apply for this position. The Fellow will rotate through the library’s departments and have meaningful work assignments contributing to each department’s success. Each rotation will build the Fellow’s understanding of the library’s mission, role, and structure in meeting stakeholder needs; and hone the Fellow’s ability to adapt to new situations and work with different groups. The Fellow will also benefit from mentoring relationships with faculty throughout the library.

equired Education, Training, and Skills

Jobrelated

  • Awarded or pending MLS from ALA‐accredited library school or foreign equivalent.

General

  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks asynchronously in an academic environment.
  • Flexibility and interpersonal abilities of a nature to work successfully with a wide variety of constituencies including students, university faculty, staff, and administration.

Website: For a complete job description and to apply online go to http://jobs.suu.edu (Job # F1600094) or use the direct link at https://jobs.suu.edu/postings/1281.

Deadline:  May 4, 2017

American Univeristy Resident Librarian-2 years

Approximate Date of Posting: April 5, 2017

Position: Resident Librarian

Location: Washington, DC

Company/Organization   American University

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Time Frame: Starting Summer 2017- 2 years (2017-2019)

Compensation :Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Source: ACRL-RIG

Description:

American University Library invites early-career librarians to apply for its Residency Librarian Program. The Resident Librarian position is a fixed-term 2 academic year faculty appointment and is designed to provide an immersion into academic librarianship and an opportunity to explore 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 a 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 founders of the Diversity Alliance. The Resident Librarian will be part of a cohort of librarians established by Diversity Alliance member universities. The Residency Program Librarian will join another Residency Program Librarian already in place at American University Library. 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 in librarianship and in building their research and professional service agenda, and ultimately, to prepare them for a career in academic librarianship.

Responsibilities: Provide research and reference assistance services to a diverse user population at a busy research assistance desk, over the Web, and through teaching of information literacy classes. Work with colleagues in the Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) Division to support the College Writing Program. Offer other information research and teaching. Integrate new technologies into the instruction process, and contribute to collection development and collection assessment. 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.

Requirements: Candidate must be a recent ALA-accredited M.L.S. graduate (graduated since January 2015. General knowledge of print and digital resources, for example, through coursework, pre-professional or professional experience. Candidate must be committed to working with the students and faculty at a research university. Public service experience is preferred. Professional interest, experience or coursework related to teaching and library outreach is an asset. Candidate must be able to work independently; to demonstrate a commitment to diversity in the workplace, for example through coursework, pre-professional or professional experience. Ability to work in a team environment is required and candidate must be able to demonstrate interest in professional development and service.

To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, as well as the contact information (name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number) of three references electronically by clicking the “Apply Now” button below. Additional questions can be addressed to:

Michele Mikkelsen, Director, Administrative Services
American University Library
4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20016-8046
mmikkel@american.edu

Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/41446

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on April 17, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Residency Librarian-New York 2 years

Approximate Date of Posting: April 1, 2017

Position: Residency Librarian

Location: Ithaca, New York

Company/Organization   Ithaca College

In support of Ithaca College’s commitment to inclusivity, the Ithaca College Library invites applications for a two-year residency program designed to increase the presence of historically underrepresented groups in the professional librarian ranks and introduce new and innovative perspectives to the Library. The residency provides an early-career librarian with a range of professional experience in a supportive environment for professional exploration and engagement. The residency is intended to recruit a recent library school graduate who will contribute effectively to the diversity of the profession and obtain a meaningful work experience. Responsible for outreach to assigned academic departments and programs. Actively engages with departmental faculty and students. Develops an understanding of relevant curricular needs to provide specialized information/research assistance, subject-specific library instruction, and appropriate library collections and content. Provides general research assistance as scheduled.

A research project that is tailored to resident’s professional interests and to the needs of the library will be developed in consultation with the College Librarian during the second year of the residency. The resident may work independently or collaboratively with colleagues to develop, complete, and report on the project with a goal of publication or presentation at a professional conference.

Schedule/Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week

Time Frame:  2 years

Compensation $50,000 – $52,000

Source: SLA-DMIL-http://military.sla.org/residency-librarian-ithaca-college-deadline-april-15-2017/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DMIL+%28Military+Libraries+Division+%28DMIL%29%29

Description:

  1. Serve as the library liaison to English, Religion & Philosophy, and Writing departments, promoting Library services and resources that support and are aligned with disciplinary work in the departments. Establish and maintain communications to keep faculty apprised of new acquisitions, library procedures, and solicit opinions on resources to be considered for adding to the collection.
  2. Teach core Information Literacy (IL) concepts and course-appropriate research skills in face-to-face sessions or targeted learning modules. Collaborate with instructors on presentations and activities linked to course requirements, assignments, and desired learning outcomes. Assess and evaluate IL initiatives, instruction, and learning outcomes.
  3. Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
  4. Select and initiate the purchase of relevant materials in all formats (print, digital, multimedia) for the library collection in assigned subject areas, using appropriate reviews and selection tools. Monitor and track expenditures of funds budgeted for collection development in assigned disciplines and ensure the timely expenditure of these funds within the fiscal year. Review gift materials in assigned subject areas.
  5. Create and maintain online research guides for assigned subject areas, related courses, and relevant topics in support of campus learning.
  6. Provide specialized research assistance and general reference services, in person or online. Stay informed of new and changing resources, trends, and methods in instruction, reference, and research assistance.
  7. Develop and implement research services policies and procedures informed by an assessment of data collected from engagement with library users. Enhance research services with the thoughtful and appropriate implementation of new technologies.
  8. Develop and evaluate library policies and procedures, services, activities, and facilities in collaboration with library colleagues. Maintain familiarity with library policies and procedures and accurately communicate them to library users as necessary.
  9. Participate in various library and College teams, groups, and committees, as well as in the activities of professional associations and/or community groups related to librarianship.
  10. Assist with special projects as assigned. 

Position/Job Qualifications

A master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school, preferably granted within the most recent 24 months of the hiring date; demonstrated interest or experience in diversity and inclusion initiatives; undergraduate or graduate coursework in the humanities is preferred, as well as interest or experience in the digital humanities and the analysis of the user experience/user needs. Knowledge of current developments in academic librarianship, including current practices and technology in library instruction; excellent presentation skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment; ability to work collaboratively as well as independently with patrons from diverse backgrounds; ability to deal positively, collegially, and proactively within a changing environment are required

Website: https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/11019

Deadline: April 15, 2017