The Bruce Area Library seeks a well-organized and energetic leader to direct the operations of their library. The library is part of the MORE system which is a consortium of libraries in Western Wisconsin sharing resources totaling more than a million items.
The village of Bruce is a rural community located in north-central Wisconsin. The village is located near the Blue Hills and is home to excellent year-round recreational opportunities including fishing, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, ATV riding and much more. We are proud of our excellent school system and beautiful library facility.
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The Brooklyn Navy Yard (the Yard) is a mission-driven industrial park that is a nationally acclaimed model of the viability and positive impact of modern, urban industrial development. Now home to over 330 businesses employing seven thousand people, the Yard is in the midst of its largest expansion in generations that will increase employment to 16 thousand New Yorkers.
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The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum seeks a Project Archivist to catalogue archival collection material created, collected and assembled by museum founder, Isabella Stewart Gardner. This position is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for eighteen-months on a full time basis with benefits.
Reporting to the Archivist and the Curator of Collections, the Project Archivist will catalog 15th- 20th century correspondence, collected letters, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera and memorabilia in the collection management system (EmbARK) aided by legacy catalogues and indices. The Project Archivist will also assist with preparation for digitization, and make updates to the finding aid. The successful candidate will receive training on internal processes in support of the grant project.
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Frostburg State University, Lewis J. Ort Library, seeks applications for the position of Digital Projects Librarian to coordinate the Library’s digitization program. Salary commensurate with experience (minimum $55,000) and includes University System of Maryland benefits package.
The Lewis J. Ort Library, situated in the heart of FSU’s campus, aspires to provide information resources and services that advance student-centric learning and research. The Library’s holdings include more than a half million items comprised of print books, periodicals, audio-visual materials, maps, art prints and U.S. and Maryland government documents. In addition, the Library subscribes to 60+ databases of electronic resources providing access to approximately 80,000 full-text electronic journals. Over 100,000 electronic books also are available to students, faculty, and staff for short-term use or purchase through DDA (Demand-Driven Acquisition). As one of 17 institutional members of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions’ (USMAI) Consortium of Libraries, FSU users benefit from collaborative resource sharing programs that provide access to circulating holdings and select electronic resources from over 30 academic libraries in Maryland. Included among these collaborative initiatives is MD-SOAR, a shared digital repository platform for 11 Maryland colleges and universities.
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The User Experience (UX) Design and Digital Scholarship Librarian supports and promotes the use of digital research methods within the library and across academic disciplines. The person in this position applies user-centered, universal design principles to digital projects, library web content and printed materials in a team-based work environment. Under the general direction of the Director of Research & Instruction, the UX Design & Digital Scholarship Librarian provides a wide range of library and academic technology services. A special focus of this position is user experience, especially in the context of digital scholarship, digital projects, and library web interfaces.
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The UTC Library invites applications from motivated, creative, and user-focused professionals to fill our Studio Librarian position. The librarian in this position will plan, develop, and implement service initiatives to enhance the Studio as a learning environment and guide patrons in the use of Studio and library resources.
In December 2014, UTC opened a 5-story 180,000 square foot library. The library staff comprises 21 librarians and 15 staff members, operates on an annual budget of over 3 million dollars, and possesses collection holdings of more than 500,000 volumes, 150 databases, and over 28,000 accessible online journals. The new library provides a large information commons with 175+ public computers, 38 group study rooms, a media studio, 3 library instruction classrooms, a writing center, a cafe and a 24-hour study space. The library delivers a comprehensive range of public services, including proactive outreach, instruction, and reference. UTC Library is well equipped to support the research and scholarship needs of the UTC community.
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Under the general supervision of the Manager of Library Services, the LTE Information and Access Services Specialist will be responsible for the student experience with the Library. The Specialist is responsible for managing all aspects of circulation of library resources, delivery of library instruction and reference service in the Library and throughout campus, will participate in campus-wide collaborative efforts when appropriate, and outreach and promotion of the Library.
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Duties: Prepare original cataloging for library materials in Slavic languages (including Polish and Russian), and/or Indic languages (Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu and/or other Indic-script languages), as well as English, using LC Classification schedules, LC Subject Headings, RDA, AACR2, MARC formats, OCLC, and Polaris. Evaluate and edit cataloging copy of OCLC participating libraries for use by the Chicago Public Library. Evaluate and edit authority records, both as generated by the Library’s authority control project and on an ongoing basis. Create, evaluate, and submit authority records to the Library of Congress’s NACO program. Conduct work using Cataloger’s Desktop, Classification Plus, and Microsoft Office. Attend regular meetings, workshops, and training classes; participate in library committee work and staff training; and perform related duties as assigned.
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Duties: Under supervision, create, plan, conduct and evaluate youth-driven, project-based programs and workshops aligned to the YOUmedia and connected learning models designed to build skills in digital media, STEM, the maker movement and new emerging technologies. Provide information, reference services, and reader’s advisory to diverse teen populations. Provide basic instruction to teen patrons and educators in the use of library resources both print and electronic. Conduct tours, presentations as well as off-site outreach related to teen library services. Assist with circulation, reserves, holds, and all customer service desk duties. Maintain records and prepare reports. Attend workshops, meetings, and trainings as assigned. May be responsible for conducting workshops or programs off-site or at other CPL locations. Host, conduct, coordinate and evaluate city-wide teen services programming. Perform related duties as assigned.
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Duties: Assists library patrons in using facility resources (e.g., catalog of library materials, indexes, reference materials). Assists in developing and administering library programs and services (e.g., adult book discussion, library orientation, bibliographic instruction, children’s programs).Prepares reading lists, bibliographies and annotations for library collections. Responds to questions and requests for information regarding library collections. Oversees library collections and makes recommendations for the acquisition of new materials and collections. Conducts research on bibliographic data using library databases and the Internet .Promotes library programs, services and exhibits (e.g., designing flyers or displays, Summer Learning Challenge) visiting area schools and community organizations). Compiles and maintains records and reports of library activities and inventories. Processes interlibrary loans, reserves and holds. Supervises the work of Library Pages and clerical staff. Assists in writing grants or seeking outside support for library programs. Performs related duties as assigned.
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