Fairfield, CT; Town Librarian, Fairfield Public Library

TOWN LIBRARIAN – FAIRFIELD (CT) PUBLIC LIBRARY

Fairfield Public Library – You Belong Here! The Town of Fairfield (CT) seeks a Town Librarian to lead the Library to new levels of excellence. Reporting to a six-member Board of Trustees and the First Selectman (as Town department head), the successful candidate will serve a community of 60,000+ residents from two locations – a Main Library (renovated in 2006) – housing the Bruce S. Kershner Gallery and an innovative children’s space – and a busy, popular neighborhood Branch Library. The new Town Librarian will work with a committed staff, an energetic core of volunteers, an established Friends of the Library, and a proposed $3.6 million budget to deliver quality library services and programs. Key opportunities include building strong external partnerships with community agencies and organizations; developing alternative service models while sustaining core library services; exploring new funding streams for program development; working closely with the Town of Fairfield as a contributor and collaborator; and supporting a strong, dedicated staff committed to change and innovation.

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Posted in Connecticut, Public, Uncategorized

Saint Paul, MN; Librarian II, City of St. Paul

GENERAL DUTY STATEMENT:
Performs intermediate level professional library work such as providing reference services, serving as a staff resource, assisting customers in locating library materials, and handling immediate facility issues with maintenance staff. Assigns, directs, and addresses immediate staffing issues for the assigned work unit.
Coordinates and implements collections, reference, programs, technology systems and use, and development projects for Saint Paul Public Library sites. Applies community engagement objectives in daily work activities. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

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Posted in Government, Minnesota, Uncategorized

Saint Paul, MN; Librarian I, City of Saint Paul

GENERAL DUTY STATEMENT:
Performs entry level professional library work such as providing reference and referral services, catalogingand classifying materials, assisting library patrons in locating library materials and using the library catalog, and participating in the collection development and maintenance programs in accordance with Saint Paul Public Library. Acts as a resource for technology used by patrons and uses technology to complete work
expectations, including online database searches. Utilizes community engagement methods to address individual patron and event participant needs. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information of the Librarian I Job Description.

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Posted in Government, Minnesota

Mequon, WI; Access Services Manager, Frank L. Weyenberg Library of Mequon-Thiensville

Wanted: A dynamic Access Services Manager

Are you patron focused? Do you strongly believe that library policy should encourage patron access? Do you want to work with a small, dedicated team that wants to make their library the star of Mequon-Thiensville?

If you answered “yes” to those questions, read on for a bit more about this fabulous job.

Frank L. Weyenberg Library of Mequon-Thiensville, Wisconsin, seeks an innovative, self-motivated, goal oriented professional to lead our Access Services team (that’s Circulation and Technical Services folks). Responsibilities include the supervision of the Access Services Department, and participation in the Library’s management team.

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Posted in Public, Uncategorized, Wisconsin

Chicago, IL; Research Librarian, Northwestern University

Research Librarian position opening. Come join our team!

Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a friendly and outgoing individual to join our research and information services team, to strengthen support of faculty, students, and staff on matters pertaining to their scholarly and research endeavors in the basic science and/or clinical research setting. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

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Posted in Academic, Illinois, Uncategorized

Nevada, IA; Assistant Director, Nevada Public Library

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are seeking a talented, innovative, and forward-thinking Librarian to fill the position of Assistant Director at the Nevada Public Library.  The position reports to the Director and must able to perform a multitude of library tasks.  In the absence of the Library Director, the Assistant Director assumes the responsibility of library operations.

The Assistant Director will assist in implementing programming, managing library collections, supervising students, and coordinating volunteers.  This position will involve substantial contact with patrons, so excellent communication skills are necessary.  It is essential that the person in this position is familiar with a wide range of software programs, operating systems, and mobile devices in order to assist our patrons with technology-related questions and perform job-related duties.  Please see the full job description below.

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Posted in Iowa, Public

Providence, RI; Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown University

DIGITAL HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN

The Brown University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual to be the Digital Humanities Librarian.  The Digital Humanities Librarian plays a central role in the integration of digital tools, resources, and methodologies with traditional resources and approaches to research, teaching, and learning in the humanities. As part of the core staff of the Center for Digital Scholarship, the Digital Humanities Librarian will report to the Center’s Director and work together with fellow CDS staff, colleagues within Research and Outreach Services and Digital Technologies, and other staff to promote digital humanities activities in the Library and the University. The Digital Humanities Librarian will take a proactive approach to working with faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and fellow librarians and staff to collaborate on established digital projects and develop new, sustainable research projects, classroom support, and instruction in digital methods in the humanities. This position will also serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments in the humanities, providing instruction and collections development.

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Posted in Academic, Rhode Island, Uncategorized

Kalamazoo, MI; Digital Projects Librarian, Western Michigan University

Description

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the tenure-track, fiscal-year position of Digital Projects Librarian.

The Digital Projects Librarian oversees a portfolio of digital library projects and provides the coordination and technical expertise needed to complete projects successfully. This position works collaboratively with librarians and staff to determine project priorities, technical standards and workflows for locally-held collections. The Digital Projects Librarian also takes an active role in grant-supported and multi-institution projects, such as the Michigan Hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). The position coordinates and optimizes ongoing workflows in the realm of digitization, digital object publication and digital preservation and works collaboratively with the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian on metadata creation.

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Posted in Academic, Michigan

Providence, RI; Scanning Technician, Brown University

Job Description:

The Scanning Technician is a part-time 22.5 hours per week (60%) 3-year fixed-term position.  The technician is responsible for digital conversion of non-book materials using in-house equipment, ensuring quality control of those images, performing post-processing work and uploading files and metadata to the Luna image management system.  The incumbent works independently within priorities and processes established by Library management.  This position is production-oriented and is expected to meet targets of digitizing and uploading 2500 items per year at a minimum.

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Posted in Academic, Rhode Island

NYC, NY; Systems and Information Technology Librarian, Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Systems and Information Technology Librarian. This is a special opportunity to contribute to the success of an innovative and productive art library at a world-class museum while learning and applying new skills.

The Systems and Information Technology Librarian performs essential service-focused activities in Watson Library’s team-based environment. The successful candidate will administer and maintain the library’s integrated library system and ensure its optimal performance and continuous development; manage the library’s hardware and software applications; and play an active role in the library’s extensive digital initiatives. He or she will be a core member of several technical services teams and will provide reference and research support to library patrons. The individual will work collaboratively with library colleagues to regularly assess procedures and will develop strategies for the implementation of technologies to enhance access to the collections, to increase productivity, and to streamline workflows. There will also be opportunities to work collaboratively with the departments of Digital Media and Information Systems and Technology to coordinate and continuously improve library systems and services Museum-wide.

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Posted in Museum, New York, Uncategorized