Manitowoc, WI; Youth Services Associate, Manitowoc Public Library

Youth Services Associate part-time
SALARY: $20.42 /Hour
OPENING DATE: 12/04/17
CLOSING DATE: Open until Filled

The Youth Department is looking for a friendly, creative, and enthusiastic person to become part of our Youth Services team! We are looking for someone who loves to share and implement new ideas, is flexible and team-oriented, and who is truly passionate about working with children and teens from age 0 to 18. Our new 22 hour a week position as a Youth Services Associate would include customer service at the Children’s Service Desk, prepping materials for and leading programs, conducting reader’s advisory interviews, working with volunteers to create inviting decorations for the Children’s Department, and collaborating with a truly fabulous team dedicated to serving the youth of Manitowoc.

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Posted in Public, Uncategorized, Wisconsin

Madison, WI; Instructional Services Manager, Information School Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

POSITION SUMMARY:
Manage the daily operations of the Information School (iSchool) laboratory library facilities, provide instructional support to faculty and instructional staff, teach 1 – 3 credits per year, participate in iSchool committee/task force work and UW Libraries meetings, assist with iSchool events and public presence.

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Posted in Academic, Uncategorized, Wisconsin

Gainesville, FL; Head of Access and Resource Sharing, George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida

The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks a collaborative, innovative and user-oriented librarian to lead the Access and Resource Sharing Department. The Head of Access and Resource Sharing Department is a key member of the Libraries’ leadership team. The Head supports the teaching and research goals of University of Florida faculty, students, and staff, by facilitating access to resources in circulating collections, and through interlibrary loan and document delivery services, print and electronic course reserves, and consortial resource sharing partnerships. 
 
Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries, the Head of the Access and Resource Sharing Department is a year-around (12 month) non-tenure track library faculty position that provides leadership, strategic vision and direction for establishing circulation and resource sharing policies and procedures. The Head leads the department in the development, coordination, and training for effective customer service competencies that advance user access to information resources.

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Posted in Academic, Florida, Uncategorized

Madison, WI; Educational Implementation & Training Specialist, TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net is looking to hire in our Madison-based office a positive, organized professional who would enjoy collaborating with teachers, librarians and others to successfully implement the our online literacy service.

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Posted in Academic, Corporate, Uncategorized, Wisconsin

New Haven, CT; Frontline Services Supervisor, Yale University Library

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
 
Position Focus: Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Frontline Services, the Frontline Services Supervisor assists with the oversight of operations at service points in Sterling Memorial and Bass Library, including the SML service desk, the Bass service desk and the Microform Reading Room in the evenings and weekends. Demonstrates and instills a strong understanding of excellent customer service, facilitates communication and coordination between the Librarian for Frontline Services and staff, and fosters a cooperative, teamoriented work environment. In close collaboration with the Associate Director of Frontline Services, the Frontline Services manager assists with the implementation of new technologies, services and workflows and actively seeks out service improvements. Supervises, motivates and coaches six support staff members. Establishes, monitors and incorporates performance indicators to assess and improve the quality of services provided by the unit. Investigates and implements improvements to workflow and technology. Contributes to development of system wide public services policies and procedures. Writes documentation and revises procedures. Participates in planning activities as part of the Sterling/Bass managerial team.

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Posted in Academic, Connecticut, Uncategorized

Muskego, WI; Administrative Services Assistant, Muskego Public Library

JOB SUMMARY:
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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Posted in Public, Wisconsin

Knoxville, TN; Clinical and Research Services Librarian, University of Tennessee

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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Posted in Academic, Medical, Tennessee, Uncategorized

Amherst, MA; Assessment and Planning Librarian, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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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Posted in Academic, Massachusetts

Bloomington, IN; Access and Content Services Manager, Monroe County Public Library

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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Posted in Indiana, Public

Houston, TX; Assistant Head of Research Materials Procurement, University of Houston Libraries

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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Posted in Academic, Texas