Responsible for providing and coordinating office, staff, and administrative support for the Library Director; for preparing Library Board agendas, reports, and minutes; and for other duties such as assisting in processing accounts, budget preparations, purchasing, and related functions. Position reports to Library Director.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from an accredited institution or relevant business or finance degree preferred. In lieu of degree, any combination of business and finance education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.
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The Preston Medical Library at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, is seeking applicants for a Clinical and Research Services Librarian. Rank shall be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This is a faculty position which provides medical reference services in the library and clinical setting. Working with assigned departments, the librarian determines information requirements, and plans the delivery of services to support evidence-based practice. This may include attending rounds, department meetings or other forums. This position will represent the library on a Magnet nursing shared governance council by attending meetings and offering other support to nursing staff. Expert searching of the medical and nursing literature using a variety of sources is done as part of general reference services and as part of a systematic review service that will be developed by this position. The systematic review service will offer consultation, literature searching and authoring of the methods sections of manuscripts. Other reference services provided include staffing the reference desk, developing and teaching education programs, developing research guides, using reference software, maintaining reference statistic, outreach to the community and providing information for the Consumer and Patient Health Information Service. This position initiates and participates in research and scholarly activities and will participate in medical library professional organizations locally, regionally and nationally. Other library duties may be required as need is determined.
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The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Assessment and Planning Librarian. The Assessment and Planning Librarian provides leadership for and participates in assessment and planning efforts across the UMass Amherst Libraries; leads the collection, analysis, and documentation of assessment data that enable continuous review, evaluation, and improvement of services that achieve strategic objectives related to library operations and user needs; supports data visualization, analysis, and reporting needs across the Libraries. Coordinates projects and supports colleagues engaged in assessment work, ensuring shared actions and broad understanding toward assessment and assessment measures. Provides leadership and support for strategic planning initiatives. Represents the Libraries for assessment initiatives on a national and local level.
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The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable about emerging trends in libraries and passionate about providing responsive collection services for internal and external customers alike. The Access and Content Services Manager takes the lead in selecting, licensing, and creating equitable, customer-centered access to digital content. S/he supports the Library’s digitization initiatives, helping set priorities, creating metadata architecture to ensure equitable access, carrying out digitization processes, and maintaining database quality. This positon is integrally involved in providing strategic direction, leadership, supervision, scheduling, and guidance for employees in the Access & Content Services Unit.
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Assistant Head of Research Materials Procurement
Responsibilities: The UH Libraries’ Research Materials Procurement (RMP) department manages the Libraries’ materials budget, the purchasing of all physical and electronic resources, and the resource sharing and document delivery services. Reporting to the Head of RMP, the Assistant Head of RMP will directly oversee the continuing resources unit, with responsibility for acquiring, licensing, and maintaining access to continuing resources in all formats. The person in this position will be responsible for negotiating license agreements with publishers and vendors for the acquisition and renewal of electronic resource subscriptions and one-time purchases in a variety of formats including journals, ebooks, databases, data sets, and streaming media. As a leader in the department, this position is also responsible for leading a team of staff and students, including direct supervision of two full-time staff members and indirect supervision of two staff members and three students. In the absence of the Head of RMP, this person will be responsible for the daily management of the staff and department and may be asked to represent the department at meetings of the Leadership Advisory Council or other bodies.
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LEARNING COMMONS LIBRARIAN
ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN OR ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN
INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON LIBRARIES
Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 49,000 students and almost 3,100 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its excellent contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local artisanship in limestone.
The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries (http://www.libraries.iub.edu) is among the leading academic research library systems in North America. The IUB Libraries provide strong collections, innovative service and instructional programs, and leadership in the application of information technologies. The collections support every academic discipline on campus and include more than 9 million books, journals, maps, films, and audio/visual materials in over 900 languages. Of particular note are the 6.4-million volume high-density Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) for preservation and access to the libraries’ collections and archives, the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, and the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive. The Libraries have renowned area studies collections and librarians who are leaders in the national conversation about the changing role of area studies librarianship. The Libraries are recognized leaders in integrating information literacy into the teaching and learning fabric of the university, and recently opened IU Scholars’ Commons and IU Learning Commons, two extensive renovations that have redefined the role of the Libraries in the academic missions of the university.
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Position: Full-Time Library Director
Application Deadline: January 2, 2018
The Monticello Public Library Board seeks a dynamic, community minded Director with a vision for the future. The successful candidate must be able to enhance the library and its role as an integral component of the community. The Library Director plans, organizes, directs, and controls all functions, operations, and activities of the Library, either directly or through senior management staff. This position is hired by and reports to a five member Library Board of Trustees. (WI Statues 43.58 (4).
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The Medical Librarian/Web Content Administrator is responsible for oversight, maintenance and availability of resources at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (SRAlab) and is a leader in health care informatics. The Medical Librarian/Web Content Administrator manages all physical and digital media and serves as the technical liaison to Galter Health Science Library to assure access for SRAlab staff and residents as well as knowledge support. The Medical Librarian/Web Content Administrator is responsible for the web content management of all SRAlab Life Center patient education, consumer health resources and professional library to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the database, web content and operational efficiency of the Life Center online library. Collaborates with web marketing staff for content management and statistical reports of web traffic.
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Clayton State University is seeking a full-time tenure-track faculty member in our Master of Archival Studies (MAS) program to begin August 1, 2018. The MAS at Clayton State is a professional program which trains individuals to be archivists who can curate comprehensive, trustworthy collections of records that merit long-term preservation. The MAS program is fully online and the position is based at Clayton State University in Morrow, GA.
Required qualifications are listed below:
• One or more of the following credentials: Master of Archival Studies, Master of Library Science with archival concentration, MS in Library and Information Science with archival concentration, or Master’s degree in a subject area related to archival work with certification by the Academy of Certified Archives or the Institute for Certified Records Managers, and experience/training in digital archives.
• Candidates having an advanced degree in one of the above fields and significant recognition for substantive and distinctive contributions to the field of archival studies or digital curation may also be considered.
• Potential for contributions in research and scholarly activity.
• Candidate must be eligible to hold graduate faculty status at Clayton State University.
• Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States by the time of appointment.
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GRAND RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY (MI)
Lead the Grand Rapids Public Library is its efforts to connect people to the transforming power of knowledge. The Grand Rapids Public Library seeks a successful, responsible Library Director to provide innovation and inspiration for the library and the City of Grand Rapids. Working with a seven-member Board of Library Commissioners, the successful candidate will have a strong background in developing collaborative external partnerships, and continue to move the library forward as a vital civic institution. GRPL is uniquely positioned through its inherent neutrality and belief in equitable access and envisions a community that is resilient and thriving. Impact priorities include preparing young learners to be successful in school; growing cultural communities to access and use the library; maximizing partnerships; and developing collections of information and thinking for different groups using the library’s successful Local History model.
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