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Electrical Computer Aided Design (Ecad) Component Librarian

U.S. Citizenship Required*

Responsibilities:

The ECAD Librarian provides support to the engineering community for the design, development, fabrication and verification of electrical hardware parts used in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) designs. This requires familiarity with analog, digital and RF components and previous industry related experience using Mentor Graphics Expedition version 7.9.5 or higher.
  • Create schematic symbols and footprints (cells) for parts using Mentor Graphics xDM Library tools as requested by HW designers.
  • Create related surface mount and through hole pad stacks, custom pad stacks for heat sinks, back drill/press-fit connector pins
  • Manage existing part creation processes, implement new processes to improve symbol creation/approval/release
  • Work with Part request systems to manage and direct creation, approvals and status
  • Interface with layout designers for PCB footprints and schematic designers for schematic symbols
  • Interface with component engineering team and documentation team for new part specifications
  • Interface with manufacturing engineers as needed for updates to existing library parts as needed
  • Involved in all aspects of symbol development, maintenance and support of CAD library at all levels

Qualifications:

  • Department of Defense Secret security clearance is not required at time of hire, but candidates must be able to obtain a Secret level clearance
  • Mentor Graphics Expedition version 7.9.5 or higher
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics Data Management System (DMS, xDM), Library Management System
  • Skilled in researching and reading manufacturing data sheets to extract pertinent information
  • Experienced in high pin count, fine pitch parts, QFN modules: BGAs, connectors, RF parts
  • Knowledgeable in PCB layout guidelines and standards
  • Must have timely response, high level of accuracy and precision, with great attention to detail
  • Able to work well in a fast paced environment (dealing with teams in various locations)
  • Self-motivated team player, flexible to adapt to varying workloads ,tasks and spec requirements
  • Customer oriented attitude and good multitask time management skills and ability to prioritize work.
  • Working knowledge of IPC-7351, MIL-STD-1835, JESD30 and related library standards. Experience resolving Expedition Enterprise design problems. Experience assisting Engineering schematic capture and PCB design end users.
*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.
Education and Experience:  
Associate's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

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Associate Librarian - Architecture Image Librarian (Open Rank)

Position Description Performs complex professional and administrative functions in the operation of a specialized section in the library; must cooperate and function as part of a team to provide services to all library users. Work is performed under general supervision with latitude for individual initiative and judgment. Evaluation is based upon accomplishment of defined objectives. May supervise various technical and clerical library employees.


Major


/Essential Functions The Texas Tech University Libraries seek a dynamic and collaborative individual for the position of Associate Librarian

  • Architecture Image Librarian. The successful candidate oversees the architecture digital image collection. This position will serve as a team member within the Architecture Library, contributing to reference and instruction. This position is tenure-tracked and reports directly to the Architecture Librarian. RESPONSIBILITIES: The Architecture Image Librarian is responsible for the continued development of the digital image collection of the Architecture Library.
  • Oversees the acquisition, metadata creation, and management of the image collection for architecture and related fields, using image and metadata standards

  • Contributes to reference and collaborative projects as a team member of the Architecture Library as assigned

  • Participates in the development and teaching of library instruction/visual literacy embedded modules mapped to the College of Architecture’s curriculum

  • Supervises student assistants within the image library

  • Works on digital initiatives in coordination with the University Libraries

  • Maintains a professional working relationship with the College of Architecture faculty and students

  • Demonstrates professional growth through engagement in scholarly pursuits, publishing, and other professional activities in accordance with Texas Tech Libraries’ standards for promotion and tenure

  • Engages in service to the Libraries and University, and to professional organizations by participating in committee work, projects, and other contributory achievements

Required Qualifications Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program plus three years library experience


. Knowledge of professional library techniques and current library practices.


Preferred Qualifications Degree in architecture


, visual arts, art history, or related field; basic knowledge of metadata for images using VRA Core, and image collection standards; experience with database management systems (MediaWiki, DSpace); XML; MS Office; reading knowledge of a Western European language; familiarity with copyright issues pertaining to image acquisition. Excellent organizational skills; knowledge of digital image technology, digital photography, and Adobe Photoshop; strong computing skills; familiarity with library computer systems, demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


EEO Statement As an Equal Employment Opportunity


/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.


Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department


, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: Associate Librarian

  • Architecture Image Librarian (Open Rank) Work Location: Lubbock Org Level 1: Texas Tech University Campus: Texas Tech University Department: Library Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No Required Attachments: Cover Letter Professional/Personal References Resume / CV Job Type: Full Time Pay Basis: Monthly Salary Grade: 800 Travel Required: Up to 25% Shift: Day Grant Funded?: No Requisition ID: 10859BR

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Assistant Poetry Curator, Senior Assistant Librarian

Position TitleAssistant Poetry Curator, Senior Assistant Librarian Posting NumberF1700084 EmployerState Appointment TermTerm Position TypeUUP Faculty Posting Detail Information Position Summary The Special Collections unit of the University at Buffalo Libraries seeks dynamic applicants for the position of Assistant Curator in the Poetry Collection. Founded in 1937, the Poetry Collection is the library of record for 20th- and 21st-century Anglophone poetry and is comprehensive in its collection of first and other bibliographically significant editions, little literary magazines and journals, broadsides, anthologies, criticism and reference materials.

Additionally, the collection holds more than 150 archives and manuscript collections from a wide range of poets, presses, magazines and organizations including James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, Helen Adam, Robert Duncan, Robert Graves, Dylan Thomas, Jargon and Wyndham Lewis. The Poetry Collection is also a regional repository for many of the publishers and arts organizations of Western New York. There are also substantial collections of artwork, audio recordings, ephemera, photographs, visual poetry and zines, making it one of the largest poetry libraries of its kind in the world.

As an active research center for the study of modern and contemporary poetry, the Poetry Collection supports with its materials a wide range of scholarly publications; opens its doors to visiting researchers from around the world; assists with the educational activities of undergraduate and graduate students at UB and elsewhere; hosts lectures, conferences, readings and other events; and loans items to exhibitions. The Assistant Curator assists the Curator in all activities of the Poetry Collection, including supporting visiting scholars and students in their research, teaching introductory and special-topic graduate and undergraduate classes, collection development, departmental collaboration, community outreach, public presentations and tours for individuals and groups, reference requests, public services and patron billing, publications, interlibrary loans, publicity, communications, planning exhibitions and digital collections, and special events. S/he also participates in all development activities including fundraising, donor relations, gift processing, receiving gifts in kind and grant writing; helps plan the yearly annual fund; manages permission issues with copyright holders; and develops regional, national and international partnerships and collaborations.

The incumbent works collaboratively with the Poetry Collection’s Processing Archivist and Poetry Catalogers, is jointly responsible for maintaining order in the storage areas and helps supervise student assistants. S/he supports the Libraries’ vision, mission and values that include open communications, inclusiveness and respect for the individual. This is a two-year, renewable faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure in an academic, research-oriented environment with expectations for publication and professional service.

The Assistant Curator will report to the Curator of the Poetry Collection in the area of Research, Education and Outreach and work collaboratively with other librarians and professional staff across the University Libraries. Minimum Qualifications • Ph.D. in English with a concentration in twentieth-century American poetry (degree must be conferred by September 30, 2017)• Knowledge of twentieth- and twenty-first-century poetry written in English, with particular attention to British, Irish and American poetry• Teaching experience in a college or university• Two to three years of experience (broadly defined) working in a literary special collection• A publication record of scholarly expertise in twentieth-century Anglophone poetry• Evidence of professional engagement through presentations and publications in regional and/or national settings• Familiarity with the attitudes and operations of small presses and little magazines and the evolution of contemporary poetry• Understanding of the nature of archival research and the needs of literary researchers• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills• Ability to prioritize projects, work on several projects simultaneously, work independently and collaborate with library colleagues• Ability to work positively and effectively with students, faculty and patrons from diverse backgrounds and holding a diverse range of knowledge in a complex academic environment• Evidence of professional scholarly interest and the ability to meet the University at Buffalo’s promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, research, service and outreach Preferred Qualifications • Coursework and/or training in library science, archives management, preservation, history of the book, book arts or other related field• Proficiency with the general functions of a university research library (such as interlibrary loans)• Awareness of emerging trends in scholarship and current issues facing research libraries, such as open scholarship and digital publishing methods• Familiarity with copyright laws and regulations• Editing experience Physical Demands FTE1.00 CampusNorth Campus Special Instructions to Applicants Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses). The Libraries’ Human Resources Officer may contact you and ask for a statement of research and service interests. Candidates invited to interview for the position will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff of the University Libraries.

Nominations and/or questions may be addressed to Cherie Williams, University Libraries’ Human Resources Officer, cbw@buffalo.edu. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov. Additional Information Contact Information Contact's NameCherie Williams Contact's TitleHuman Resources Officer Contact's Emailublibjob@buffalo.edu Contact's Phone716-645-2972 Posting Dates Posted05/01/2017 Deadline for ApplicantsOpen Until Filled Date to be filled Reference Letters Number of Reference Letters Required Reference Cutoff Date Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). + *How did you hear about this employment opportunity? + Public Job Posting + Internal Job Posting + Agency Referral + Advertisement/Publication

  • Personal Referral + Website + Other + *List source mentioned above. (Open Ended Question) Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents + Cover Letter + Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents

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Children’S Librarian - Wakefield Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. NYPL’s neighborhood libraries in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—many of which date to Andrew Carnegie’s visionary philanthropy at the turn of the 20th century—are being transformed into true centers of educational innovation and service, and vital community hubs that provide far more than just free books and materials. The Wakefield Library is seeking a Children’s Librarian to empower children from infant through pre-teen to become creative thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and resourceful users of information. Successful candidates will embody each of these four characteristics themselves. Under the supervision of the Library Manager, the Children’s Librarian: + Provides reference services and resource recommendations using print, media and digital resources + Collaborates with the Youth Educational Services Department to develop, promote and facilitate innovative programs to build literacy and a love of reading to meet the expressed and anticipated needs of the community’s children, parents and childcare providers, including storytimes and other early literacy programs, visual and performing arts programming, STEM programs, summer reading events, and a variety of other programs both in the Library and throughout the community + Partners with the collection development team to shape and maintain the Children's collection ensuring it is diverse, current, relevant and meets the needs of the community + Works to engage children with the collection in ways that allow them to follow their interests and discover new ones + Conducts outreach to and develops partnerships with community-based organizations, schools, daycare centers, and community groups that target children to promote the library’s services (e.g., MyLibraryNYC, the Library’s partnership with NYC schools), collections, specialized programs and resources to enhance the reading skills of children

  • Encourages digital literacy and provides age-appropriate technology instruction to children

  • Develops and maintains content for social media platforms such as Library blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest

  • Develops and maintains the layout and appearance of the children’s space ensuring a safe and inviting area filled with relevant resources + Mentors library staff in preparing and presenting children’s programs + Assists with circulation, fines & fees management, reserves and opening/closing procedures + May take responsibility for the facility, staff and operations in the absence of the Library Manager + Maintains a working knowledge of trends in children's literature, youth services and the profession through webinars, meetings, internal training, conferences, professional literature and organizational memberships + Performs related duties as required + Customer Service Skills + Communication

  • Teamwork + Digital Literacy + Accountability + ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies and Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York + Strong commitment to public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage

  • Experience creating and conducting a variety of innovative programs for Children and their parents/caregivers + Knowledge and appreciation of children’s literature, audiovisual materials, computer resources, and other materials that constitute a balanced, relevant youth collection

  • Experience developing, maintaining and marketing Children’s collections

  • Experience building partnerships with local organizations and schools to better meet the needs of community users + Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills + Successfully demonstrated ability to work as part of a team + Strong organization and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks simultaneously + Strong computer and other related technology skills, including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google applications, PCs, Macs and e-reader devices + Demonstrated knowledge of computer services including online searching, social media and reference resources and databases + Spanish language preferred Public Library + Lifting up to 15 lbs.

  • Sitting and standing for periods of time + Daily use of a computer USD $51,224.00/Yr. 35 hours per week To be scheduled during branch hours Evenings and weekends as required Schedule subject to change Local 1930 ID: 2015-8332 Department: WK Wakefield Library Hours (Text Only): 35 hours per week To be scheduled during branch hours Evenings and weekends as required Schedule subject to change

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Clinical Outreach Librarian

The Clinical Outreach Librarian will be responsible for collaborating with hospital and community stakeholders to develop and maintain services that engage patients and families during their time at Upstate and enhance the health literacy of the community through health fairs and tailored programing, provide access to library resources, and ensure a strong standard of service. The successful candidate will supervise the Family Resource Center at Upstate's Cancer Center.

Reporting to the Clinical Outreach Coordinator, the Clinical Outreach Librarian will deliver customized group instruction and individual consultations, provide expert searching services, support evidence-based practice, and provide outreach services to the staff, patients, and families of University Hospital using a thoughtful, proactive, and user-oriented approach. The librarian will also maintain and further develop liaison relationships with health care providers across the Upstate Health Care System by facilitating effective use of library resources and services. ALA accredited Master's degree in library information sciences or commensurate degree with relevant experience.

The successful candidate will be self-directed and demonstrate a commitment to providing exemplary customer service to health care providers, clinicians, patients, and families. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and commitment to interdisciplinary team-building and collaborative partnerships required. The individual must have knowledge of outreach education services and events programming. Academic health sciences library or clinical experience and knowledge of evidence-based practices and health information resources, and membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) preferred.



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Librarian (Reference)

Job Overview


Job Overview


Summary About the Agency The incumbent serves as a Librarian


(Reference Librarian) in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Library, Smithsonian Libraries (SIL), Smithsonian Institution (SI) in Washington, DC. The purpose of this position is to provide reference, instruction, and research assistance to curatorial, research, exhibits, and education staff in support of their programs, and to independent researchers using the Library.

The Reference Librarian will also perform other functions such as collection development, circulation, and preservation activities as needed. The work requires knowledge of one or more subject-matter specializations in the area of African American history and culture and the African Diaspora.


Duties

  • Provides comprehensive reference and research services in the specialized disciplines and varied fields in African American history and culture and the African Diaspora, that are of interest to the NMAAHC staff.

  • Assists in maintaining the physical integrity of the library with collection maintenance, inventory, digitization planning, de-accessioning, conservation, and general collections care.

  • Assists with the collection development activities of the library, helping to identify, select, obtain, organize, and maintain library collections and resources focusing on the subject areas of African American history and culture.

  • Assists with outreach efforts that promote collections and services through tours, exhibits, programming, publications, social media, and other electronic means.

Supervisory Status No


Promotion Potential


11 ### Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Some travel to other SIL libraries and related collections in the greater Washington area, including Anacostia, Suitland and Landover, MD, may be required; evening and weekend work may also be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply


This job is open to


… This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S.

Nationals Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities should apply to Job Announcement # 17R-LC-302494-MPA-SIL Questions? This job is open to 1 group. Job Requirements


Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation

  • May need to complete a Probationary Period

  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer

  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

Qualifications


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e:You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized Experience is defined as experience providing reference and research support for library users, developing and maintaining collection development, and coordinating outreach activities and special projects that promote the use of the library. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

Or Education: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's in library science or equivalent graduate degree, e.g., LL.B. or J.D., related to the position.

Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications.

For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study.

For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. Selective Factor Requirement: You must have experience in a library providing reference service or research assistance on topics in African American history and culture.

Basic Requirements: All librarians must meet the requirements for professional education in library science or possess equivalent experience and education as shown for GS-7; however, as a standard practice applicants enter at grade GS-9 on the basis of a master's degree in library science. Since many libraries are highly specialized, some librarian positions require a knowledge of a specialized subject or field of endeavor.

These requirements are in addition to the basic professional library science requirements that apply to all positions. However, these requirements may be included in or supplemental to those specified for all positions. The following specializations are authorized: biological, medical, social or physical sciences, education, fine arts, business and industry, humanities, law, music, engineering, and the Germanic, Slavic, Oriental, Semitic, or Romance languages.

Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job opportunity announcement closing date. For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.


Security Clearance Public Trust

  • Background Investigation Additional Information

Additional Information


What To Expect Next At the end of the application process you will be able to create and save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment questions


. You may save this file as initial receipt of your application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt.

The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the application review process. You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS;" e-mailing vacancy.info@si.edu; or by contacting the Office of Human Resources Representative listed.

Additional Information: * Tips on applying for Smithsonian jobs are available at www.sihr.si.edu/jobs.cfm.

  • The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.

  • The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment opportunity (www.si.edu/oeema). #### BENEFITS Review our benefits

Other Information Flexible Spending Accounts

  • http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp Leave - http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp Long Term Care Insurance - http://www.ltcfeds.com Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474070600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-11 to 2017-07-25 Salary: $53,435 to $69,460 / per year Pay scale & grade: GS 09 Series: 1410 Librarian Appointment type: Federal; Promotion Potential to GS-11 Work schedule: Full-Time, Permanent Job announcement number: 17R-LC-302494-DEU-SIL Control number: 474070600



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Coord BU Lib Services, Asst Librarian

Responsibilities: The Assistant Librarian, Coordinator of Brandman University Library Services for Chapman University is an exempt, administrative position which reports to the Chair of Public Services Division. This position is under the department of Leatherby Libraries.

The Assistant Librarian, Coordinator of Brandman University Library Services provides comprehensive library services for the distributed campuses of Brandman University and Brandman's online programs, including the development and administration of a technology-based virtual library services program. This position manages videoconferencing facilities and serves as liaison with faculty and staff at Brandman campuses. The incumbent assists in the development of the Brandman University library web pages, offers library instruction and reference, and prepare packaged video-based instruction.

The position prepares research aids as needed for instruction. Librarians participate in library and university faculty committees and other appropriate activities in support of library service. This incumbent liaisons with other Chapman University librarians in the Leatherby Libraries.

The Assistant Librarian performs other duties as assigned. This position maybe scheduled to work evenings and weekend hours as needed.

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Assistant Librarian position. Specific Job Requirements:

A.L.A. accredited M.L.S. degree. Demonstrated working experience in reference services and library instruction preferably in an academic library or medium size or larger public library setting. Proven ability to exercise sound judgment and make appropriate decisions/recommendations.

Demonstrated collection development experience and liaison work with faculty. Ability to offer instruction in a distributed environment. General Job Requirements:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with diverse individuals at all organizational levels, both inside and outside the university. Demonstrated commitment to customer service and working in a team environment. Commitment to professional growth and development.

Competence in using electronic information resources, including full-text databases. Technical skills to learn and use enterprise systems and departmental tools. Knowledge of web authoring software and usability issues.

Ability to operate hardware/software related to videoconferencing and other digital transmissions. Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.

Successful completion and outcome of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate. Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.Posting Date: 7/17/2017 Job Number: 100-17 Job Title: Coord BU Lib Services, Asst Librarian Revision Date: 07/18/2017 Category: Admin Type: Full-Time Status: Accepting Applications



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Research And Education Librarian

School/Unit: VCU Libraries Rank:

Open Department: University Libraries Purpose of Position: The Research and Education Librarian will serve as the liaison to the School of Pharmacy or School of Medicine.

In this position the liaison will assume a leadership role for providing research and instructional support for faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidates will apply adult and active learning theories, principles, and practices to develop and deliver course content to support teaching and learning in curriculum-integrated and library instruction settings. S/he will work collaboratively with library team members and independently to develop and provide inter-disciplinary support of scholarship and research at VCU, and as appropriate, support outreach efforts related to community engagement.

Position Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of Research and Education, the Research and Education Librarians will serve as the library liaisons to designated schools, departments, or centers and assume leadership for providing research and instructional support for faculty, staff, and students in the Schools of Medicine or Pharmacy and VCU Health. The successful candidates will apply adult and active learning theories, principles, and practices to develop and deliver course content to support teaching and learning in curriculum-integrated and library based instruction.

Among the technology tools the librarian will use are course management systems such as Blackboard, eCurriculum, and LibGuides; web conferencing systems including Google Hangouts and Zoom; audience response systems; and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Teaching responsibilities range from general orientation sessions to course-integrated instruction and workshops. Use of active learning techniques is necessary.

The successful candidates will provide in-depth and on demand research consultations for individuals and small groups. S/he will guide faculty, staff, and students in the effective use of library services and resources to support evidence based practice. Research and Education faculty are expected to actively contribute to the library’s education and outreach programs beyond their liaison assignments.

Tompkins-McCaw librarians are expected to pursue and maintain membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). The Research and Education Librarian is expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. The incumbent will pursue opportunities for professional development and networking in the American Association for Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) or the American Association of Colleges of Medicine (AAMC) or other organization appropriate for his/her designated liaison role. VCU Libraries faculty are evaluated, and promoted, on the basis of job performance, scholarship, and professional development and service.

The selected candidate must be able to work collaboratively as well as independently. Early career or entry level librarians are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications:

ALA-accredited graduate degree or accredited graduate degree in another appropriate discipline. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in an academic health sciences library setting. Undergraduate or graduate degree or previous work experience in a basic science, health science, or biomedical field. Knowledge of current and emerging trends in teaching and learning in academic library instruction with emphasis on active learning and adult learning styles.

Experience teaching to a variety of audience levels and using a variety of emerging technologies for education, communication, and professional purposes. Demonstrated success in applying technology to support student learning. Familiarity with Web authoring tools including LibGuides.

Knowledge of principles related to evidence based practice. Experience with literature reviews, systematic reviews, and mediated searching of relevant databases including AccessPharmacy, BIOSIS Reviews, CINAHL, Web of Science, and NCBI databases including PubMed, and others. Experience searching additional information sources including but not limited to conference proceedings, statistical data and government databases.

Experience evaluating and using electronic resources. Understanding of scholarly communications and awareness of government mandated policies related to scholarly publishing. Experience with reference management software including RefWorks, EndNote, Mendeley or other systems.

Successful experience working in a collaborative environment. Ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work professionally with academic and clinical faculty. Ability to be flexible and adaptable in order to succeed in an evolving, fast-paced environment. Strong service orientation.

Enthusiasm and energy. Ability to bring new ideas and concepts to current practice. Interest in developing new skills through continuing education opportunities. To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.com Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.



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Mainframe Programmer Librarian

Mainframe Programmer Librarian

  • ABOUT US + COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT + GREAT CITY + TOTAL REWARDS + SEARCH ALL JOBS Applicants: We recently upgraded our website. You may need to update your profile. Create a Profile|Log In Yes No Show Details Apply Now Or apply with these other sources Apply with LinkedIn Terms of use Refer Job: + + Add to Saved Jobs Back Programmer Librarian Western & Southern Financial Group has an immediate opportunity for a Programmer Librarian. Summary of Responsibilities: Provides support to Information Technology staff with test and production installations and other IT projects for all systems supported. Maintains and ensures the integrity of the libraries and tables for various software applications. Produces or modifies computer programs and job scripting tools of simple to moderate complexity using a variety of programming languages. Works with some supervision and is responsible for making a minimal range of decisions, escalating to Manager when appropriate and updating Manager on a regular basis. This is an entry level position in the Information Technology department. Candidates will be required to describe examples of their technical abilities as applied in their work history. This position is supporting mainframe application programming teams. Examples of work experience on “green screen” applications will be a plus. Position Responsibilities:

  • Reviews files, outputs and other reports to verify production jobs have been properly completed; analyzes results and notifies appropriate personnel of error situations. Assists programming staff with debugging complex problems and/or corrects the simple to moderately complex problems on their own.

  • Interprets supplied definition, designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents computer programs and scripting tools using a variety of programming languages following IT standards.

  • Works with programming staff to update tables affecting production hard-copy report delivery and/or placement of production reports for online viewing.

  • Gathers and analyzes information regarding production system processing problem resolution, management reports and other IT projects within the timeframe required.

  • Reviews and installs code into various test environments; ensures that installs are properly authorized and completed; notifies appropriate personnel of any issues or concerns. Maintains master documentation of all testing elevations, both code and file related, performed during the testing period along with creating the process that will elevate all updates into production at the end of the testing cycles.

  • Reviews and stages programs/files for production installs; verifies receipt of proper authorization and documentation; uses appropriate version control software to elevate changes.

  • Maintains and monitors the test environments; assists programmers and the user areas in running the test cycles using defined methodologies.

  • Coordinates the running of test cycles, peripheral systems interfaces and output generation. Ensures that the system is available to the testers in various departments.

  • Makes security access changes to the systems, following documented procedures ensuring appropriate access rights are given.

  • Installs and tests client system upgrades, maintains interfaces and user databases, tunes performance and assures that client hardware and software operate efficiently.

  • Troubleshoots simple to moderately complex issues involving the client environment.

  • Communicates changes to various departments.

  • Informs Systems Manager/Technical Services Manager of progress or problems related to production or currently assigned projects.

  • Utilizes various software tools.

  • Successfully completes the formal entry-level training and any additional training necessary to keep technical skills current with technology. Maintains a good working knowledge of the systems and processes supported.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management. Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer programming.

  • Proven strong analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying, defining and quantifying problems; collecting or interpreting data, establishing facts, and providing effective solutions. Cite examples of good decision-making skills when dealing with multiple alternatives.

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively within a team. Must provide examples of motivating co-workers in difficult situations.

  • Must provide examples of working under multiple deadlines and minimal supervision. Must cite examples of successfully organizing and effectively completing projects where given little or no direction.

  • Possesses and displays excellent verbal and written communication skills; occasionally conveys information to internal and external customers in a clear, accurate, focused and concise manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to document procedures and activities in a manner that is understandable to others and prepared using a prescribed format, demonstrating use of the English language to include exemplary knowledge, in verbal and written format, of the elements of grammar, punctuation, diction and spelling proficiency.

  • Continually performs an activity such as transcribing, viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading. Visual acuity is required to determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned. Work Setting:

  • Works in an office setting and remains continuously in a stationary position for long periods of time while working at a desk, on a computer or with other standard office equipment, or while in meetings.

  • Performs frequent keyboarding work requiring the ability to make repetitive motions of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

  • Moves about to accomplish tasks, particularly moves from one work station to another. Educational Requirements: + Associate’s degree in a business/technical field or commensurate selection criteria experience.

  • 2 years of overall IT experience strongly preferred. Computer Skills and Knowledge of Hardware & Software Required:

  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

  • Working knowledge of specific programming languages required to support the specific applications.

  • Working knowledge of operating systems and scripting skills. Certifications & Licenses (i.e., Series 6 & 63, CPA, etc.): + None required. Position Demands: + Extended hours required during peak workloads or special projects and off-hour support, including returning to work if necessary.

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Librarian 2 (Youth Services Librarian)

With year-round near-perfect weather, Camarillo, conveniently located just an hour north of Los Angeles and close to local beaches, is especially attractive to those who delight in the warm California climate. Picturesque agricultural vistas and cool ocean breezes set the backdrop for a charming old town.

The beautiful 65,000 square foot, California Mission style Camarillo Public Library serves a population of approximately 67,000. It is equipped with a busy homework center, literacy center and a wide rage of children’s, teen and adult physical and electronic resources and collections. The library is currently undergoing an extensive renovation of the young adult area designed primarily to serve students of the nearby Rancho Campana school.

The Camarillo Public Library has a full time opening for a Librarian 2 (Youth Services Librarian). The Librarian 2 (Youth Services Librarian) is the senior level position in the Librarian job family. The Youth Services Librarian supervises four professional and paraprofessional staff in the Children’s and Teen Services departments, provides professional reference assistance to library patrons, plans a variety of library programs, is responsible for collection development in collaboration with the central selection unit, and assists at the circulation desk as needed. This position reports to the Library Director and cooperates with other staff members to meet the needs of the public, community, and the library.

LS&S is the premier and most respected provider of library management and data services to state and federal Government Agencies. We partner with our library clients to provide world class service and professional expertise; protecting their library investment. With a proven track record, we utilize a team approach - providing accountable, unique and responsive solutions to delight library users. With already over 80 locations across the United States, LS&S is on a rapid growth pattern with plans for expanding our business.

  • Plan, advertise, present, and evaluate standard yet innovative library programs + Interview, train and oversee the work of others to achieve the library's operational goals + Conduct regular meetings with staff to guide progress towards individualized professional development goals + Author grant applications to secure program funding + Serve as a community liaison and perform outreach activities that build partnerships with the Friends of the Camarillo Public Library, local schools and organizations + Responsible for all aspects of collection development and management in consultation with the central selection unit, including selection, ordering and weeding of books, EBooks and other media + Provide proficient reference and reader’s advisory assistance + Create and administer website content for events and programming + Create displays and flyers to advertise and promote library activities + Create and submit statistical and narrative reports about Youth Services staff activities on a regular and ad hoc basis + Maintain accurate and transparent records for financial accounting purposes that demonstrate the ability to stay within project budgets + Follow all legal and policy requirements approved by the City Council of Camarillo + Keep up with library and demographic trends to ensure the library is contemporary and utilizing best practices + Know and understand the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read Statement and Freedom to View Statement, recognizing that freedom of access is a fundamental tenet of a public library; in addition to these freedoms, support client discretion of materials available at your library + Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron records + MLS or MLIS degree required + 3 years librarian experience + Multilingual speaking is a plus + Knowledge of and previous use of library databases and services including materials selection tools + Ability to research and use a wide variety of library data bases + Proficiency in MS Office suite including Excel, Word and Powerpoint + Excellent customer service skills + Strong written and verbal communications skills + Ability to work in a self-directed environment with minimal guidance + Good organizational, time management and problem solving skills + Able to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, evenings and weekends Employment with LS&S is strictly contingent upon the successful completion of our extensive background and reference check process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

    To be considered for the job, all applicants must submit their application online at https://careers-lssi.icims.com/. ID: 2017-2322 External Company Name: Library Systems & Services, LLC External Company URL: www.lssi.com

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