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Acquisitions Librarian

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This position has primary responsibility for the operations of the Acquisitions Unit and oversight of the materials collection budget. The position is responsible for the order and receipt of all library materials, including print monographs and serials, e-resources, and other formats as they evolve.

The position serves as the primary contact for a wide variety of resource and service vendors; and develops and maintains relationships with University departments responsible for procurement and financial services. The position manages the bindery process and oversees the processing of gifts, theses and dissertations. Other duties include monitoring emerging trends in acquisitions; continued professional development; and serving on appropriate library, university, and external committees and working groups.

The position also provides assistance and support at the Serials Information Reference Desk to include an occasional evening and rotating weekend assignment as needed. This is a non-tenured faculty position reporting to the Associate Librarian for Technical Services.


Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and considerable experience working with library resource acquisitions, preferably in an academic setting. Evidence of experience working with an integrated library system; demonstrated experience working with e-resources vendors and negotiating and monitoring licensing agreements; familiar with current and emerging cataloging practices and standards, including LCC, LCSH, MARC21 and RDA; proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Access; excellent communication and analytical skills; supervisory experience; commitment to service; and the ability to work cooperatively and quickly learn and adapt to new technology.

Special Instructions to Applicants HOW TO APPLY:

Virginia State University only accepts applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS) at Resumes do not substitute for a completed online application. Faxed, e-mailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted.

Interested persons must attach a letter of interest, a current resume/vita, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses (if available) of three professional references. Copies of college transcripts and three (3) letters of reference may be attached to online application or mailed to: Office of Human Resources Virginia State University 1 Hayden Drive, Box 9412 Virginia State University, Virginia 23806 Your name and the position number (FA054) must be clearly identifiable on each item submitted.

Official college transcripts and three (3) letters of reference will be required prior to employment. Screening of applications will commence immediately. The selected candidate(s) will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting.

The candidate will be required to complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable. VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. ### Contact Information

Name Debra Person



(804) 524-6846 ## Address Virginia State University Office of Human Resources Box 9412, 1 Hayden Drive VA Hall, Room 101 Petersburg, VA 23806 Working Title: Acquisitions Librarian Role Title: Administrative

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  • 01121 Job Open Date: 02/20/2017 Open Until Filled: Yes Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No Hiring Range: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience Agency: VA State University (212) Agency Website: Location: Chesterfield

  • 041 Position Number: FA054 Job Posting Number: 1013329 Type of Recruitment: General Public

  • G Does this position have telework options?: No Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried) Job Type Detail: Salaried Faculty- S-2 Pay Band: UG

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INL Technical Order Librarian


INL Technical Order Librarian Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 4299

SUMMARY Manage and maintain all technical publications in the central, dispersed and site libraries for immediate retrieval of accurate technical information by both maintenance and management personnel. This position is located in Florida.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES + Orders, receives and distributes aircraft technical orders and publications.

  • Maintains master aircraft publications library, to include posting and filing.

  • Maintains technical order inventory system using manual and automated methods.

  • Requisitions new and replacement technical orders and related commercial publications.

  • Must have experience in maintaining a technical order library in accordance with Technical Order 00-5-2 policy.

  • Maintain the master repository and satellite locations for use by system maintainers.

  • Must be able to review automated indexes and determine the need to establish initial distribution requirements and for updates to the applicable date for the systems assigned.

  • Maintain all certification forms, exams and computer products in relation to the certification / licensing program.

  • Coordinate all certification requirements with work center supervisors and outside agencies.

  • Type and file quality assurance correspondence and coordinates all library and certification functions with Quality Assurance Manager / Supervisor.

  • Maintain a computer file of all publications within the central / dispersed and site libraries.

  • Document and verify accuracy of all publications for each library in accordance with applicable Government / Company policies and instructions.

  • Coordinate publication procedures with all dispersed librarians in accordance with applicable Government / Company policies and instructions.

  • Distribute changes to each dispersed and site librarians for incorporation into their libraries.

  • Assist and train personnel in the use and maintenance of technical publication libraries.

  • Conduct scheduled library audits / inventories of all work center / site libraries as required.

  • Submit a Technical Publications Deficiency Report on any that is incomplete upon receipt.

  • Coordinate and keep the Quality Assurance Manager informed of all library and certification / licensing functions.

  • Coordinate and administratively provide assistance in developing licensing and certification processes, to include the development of examinations and OJT requirement in accordance with applicable Government / Company policies and instructions.

  • Assist in preparation of CDRLs.

  • Process and track all special process certifications and re-certifications for all employees.

  • Distribute to work centers a monthly report of personnel scheduled for re-certification.

  • Coordinate the certification program submission for the Monthly Maintenance Plan.

  • Administer and grade exams for initial and recurring certifications.

  • Issue support equipment licenses.
  • Ensure all company maintenance instructions are formatted, typed, properly approved, distributed correctly and reviewed annually.

  • Prepare typed and / or computer printed correspondence and reports for Quality Assurance.

  • Maintain files of correspondence, directives and other Quality Assurance reports.

  • Comply with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facility and job assignment.
  • Assist as directed to ensure safety, security and preservation of government /company owned equipment.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED High School Diploma or GED.

PREFERRED A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


REQUIRED + Minimum two (2) years general publications experience of which one (1) year must be specialized in U.S. Armed Forces Aviation Technical Publication Inventory Control / requisitioning / upkeep.

  • Satisfactory completion of U.S. Armed Forces Technical Publications Librarian courses or civilian schools with equivalent curriculum or one (1) year of on the job training / experience required.

  • Must be able to meet Government / Company licensing / qualification requirements for the position.

  • Working knowledge of applicable maintenance / technical manuals and publications.

  • Able to type a minimum of 35 words per minute.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Able to read, write, understand and communicate in English.

  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions. Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CORE COMPETENCIES 1. Focus on Results

  • Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions. 2. Communications

  • Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information. 3. Teamwork

  • Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles. 4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making

  • Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people. 5. Initiative & Innovation

  • Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges. 6. Interpersonal Relationships

  • Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner. 7. Quality & Safety

  • Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient. 8. Continuous Improvement

  • Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve. 9. Training & Development

  • Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback. 10. Integrity

  • Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued. 11. Performance Management

  • Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model 12. Expense Management

  • Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results. 13. Leadership

  • Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture. Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Open Access Librarian

Position Summary The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a creative, collaborative, self-motivated, enthusiastic professional for the position of Open Access Librarian. The individual in this position will assist in implementing and maintaining open access work at UNC-Chapel Hill with activities that include formulating and managing a plan to open up relevant content that is behind paywalls; doing outreach and coordinating events related to open access, such as group events for repository deposit and talks and presentations about open access; and answering specific questions and solving problems about open access for students, faculty, and staff.

The Open Access Librarian will report to and work closely with the Scholarly Communications Officer and will work closely with relevant staff from Library and Information Technology and other relevant units. Educational Requirements ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in a related field. Qualifications and Experience Required:

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in a related field. A demonstrated interested in scholarly communications issues in higher education and a basic understanding of bibliographic standards and conventions. Ability to work independently and to perform detailed work accurately.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to work through problems methodically. Familiarity with institutional repositories and with other technology commonly used in libraries and offices.

Must be flexible in a fast-paced environment with rapid changes, and have the demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituents with a variety of levels of skill and understanding. Preferred: Work experience in a university setting and with institutional repositories. Experience with using automated tools, such as design software, video production and social media, for communication, outreach and marketing.

Experience with or training in project management techniques. Special Instructions For a more detailed vacancy announcement, please visit: A minimum of three references are required upon application submission. Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Position Type: Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department: University Library-550501 Working Title: Open Access Librarian Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Instructional Position Posting Category: Libraries Full Time/Part Time?: Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week: 40 Vacancy ID: NF0002410 Position ID: 20020301 Posting Open Date: 02/24/2017 Open Until Filled: No Proposed Start Date: 04/01/2017 Department Contact Name and Title: Freda McClain, HR Specialist Department Contact Telephone or Email:

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Campus Librarian

Overview: Do you want to make a difference?

If so, then ECPI University may be the place for you. We are seeking professionals with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students.

ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students.

ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives.

Position Summary:The Campus Librarian independently manages the daily operations of the campus library including reference, library instruction and circulation. Campus Librarians work closely with faculty and students providing library instruction and support services in a technology focused environment. Responsibilities: Primary Responsibilities:• Train, supervise and evaluate library staff and student workers.• Assess, develop and maintain the campus library collection.• Catalog and classify new library resources.• Maintain and report campus library usage statistics.• Provide instruction and support for library users in all areas of the library, including print collections, electronic resources and library services.• Chair the campus library committee; partner with faculty to develop and improve library services, instruction, and collection development.• Promote library services to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.• Other duties as assigned Qualifications:

Education/Experience:• Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.• At least 3 years of library experience, preferably in an academic library environment.Skills/Abilities:• Knowledge of library automation systems and Microsoft computer applications• Knowledge of MARC record management, Dewey Decimal Classification• Proficiency with online library catalogs and library databases (including Gale, Ebsco, and ProQuest products)• Excellent oral and written communication skills• Ability to organize and prioritize work flow• Enjoy helping others• Excellent customer service skills• Familiarity with MS Office• Detail oriented What does ECPI University have to offer?• A focus on students and academic excellence• Professional work environment• Talented and committed co-workers• An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network• Competitive compensation & benefits planECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Requisition ID 2016-1579 # of Openings 1 Position Type Part Time Posted Date 5/31/2017 Category Faculty Company ECPI University State VA City Manassas

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UX Design & Digital Scholarship Librarian

Position Summary 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. Working in close collaboration with colleagues, the UX Design & Digital Scholarship Librarian also teaches information skills, provides drop-in and scheduled research and technology assistance, and creates print and web-based instructional and publicity materials. As the academic librarian for assigned departments and programs, the person in this position maintains and develops subject-specific and cross-disciplinary areas of the library’s collections. The UX Design & Digital Scholarship Librarian builds strong relationships with students, faculty and staff in order to ensure that the library continues to meet the needs of our community.

For full consideration, please apply by June 5 Position to begin Fall 2017 ## Essential Functions

Digital Scholarship * Advise faculty and students on the appropriate scoping of digital projects, applying knowledge of best practices in user-centered design.

  • Teach workshops and provide one-on-one consultations on digital scholarship methods and technologies, especially in the area of user-centered design.

  • Provide outreach to faculty, students and staff on support for digital scholarship activities and technology-rich projects.

  • In close collaboration with colleagues across library, technology and academic groups, participate in ongoing efforts to establish a core infrastructure to support digital scholarship activities at the library and across academic departments and programs. Colleagues engaged in these efforts include, for example, the Digital Projects & Archives Librarian, the Science Data Librarian, and the Data Services Librarian. Digital scholarship activities include, for example, our institutional repository, our open access initiatives, and faculty and student research projects.

  • Stay current on developments in the field of digital scholarship, and make significant contributions to digital scholarship initiatives at Middlebury through development of digital scholarship services within the library.

User Experience * Produce and support the creation of inviting and accessible user-centered interfaces for digital projects and library web pages.

  • Produce engaging graphics and and print publicity materials to connect researchers with library resources and services.

  • Develop and support the creation of plans for understanding the user experience of digital projects and the library web presence, and use that information to regularly improve user experience.

Research and Instruction * Serve as the academic librarian for assigned departments and programs.

  • Develop strong working relationships with faculty and students through regular communication and outreach. Promote and seek feedback on library services and resources.

  • Educate students and other researchers in library and information skills, for example through course-related workshops that incorporate learning outcomes, active learning exercises, and assessment. Conduct research consultations and provide research assistance at public service points.

  • Regularly consider how all of these services could be improved.

  • Create and maintain research guides, library web pages and other online instruction materials in assigned subject areas. Make content and design decisions based on user needs.

  • Align library collections with College curriculum through collaborative collection development in specific subject areas and for general research use.

  • Assist faculty with the use of course web sites and related academic technology tools.

  • Evening and weekend hours may be required.

General Responsibilities

  • Contribute expertise, enthusiasm and creative thinking to the Research & Instruction Workgroup, the library and Middlebury. Work cooperatively with others, and accept direction from supervisors.

  • Provide positive representation of the library across Middlebury by attending relevant workshops, meetings and events.

  • Maintain expertise in a rapidly evolving field through ongoing education, professional development, and scholarly activity.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree required. This could be either an MLS or MIS from an ALA-accredited program or its equivalent; or an MS/MA or PhD in a relevant subject.

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in at least one liberal arts academic subject, or significant discipline-specific experience in an academic setting, required.


, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of the field of digital scholarship, including platforms and associated methods required.

  • Understanding of and experience in the application of user experience, usability, and universal design principles required.

  • Excellent instruction and research skills, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills required.

  • Creativity, flexibility and a willingness to develop new competencies required.

  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment required.

  • Foreign language, especially, Italian, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese, preferred but not required.


  • Experience with developing digital projects , either on-the-job or through coursework, strongly preferred.

  • Experience with web design, graphic design and user experience analysis, either on-the-job or through coursework, strongly preferred.

  • Experience teaching workshops or courses required.

  • At least 2 years of experience working in an academic library, including instruction, preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration

, apply by June 5 At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials we encourage you to address how your education, experience, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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. Posted with Limited Access: No Title: UX Design & Digital Scholarship Librarian Posting Number: S00856 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time Typical Hours Per Week: 38.75 Benefits Eligible?: Yes Hourly/Salaried: Salaried Band/Level: SP4 Hiring Minimum: $57,851 Department: Library (Middlebury) Location: Middlebury Main Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening: Criminal Background Check Open Until Filled: Yes Recommendation Letter Requirements: Please note that confidential letters of recommendation are not required for this posting.

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Medical Librarian AIM Chicago 126109

/This position is located in Chicago, Illinois/ Your Talent. Our Vision. AtAIM Specialty Health(AIM), a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve. Provides literature support for development of evidence-based guidelines across a variety of AIM solutions, and is primarily responsible for maintenance and improvement of the clinical research infrastructure within the AIM organization. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: * Performs Literature surveillance, search and aggregation

  • Develops and implements research protocols and resources

  • Evaluates technology needs to support current and future research projects

  • Create delivery formats for research materials and findings

  • Drafts evidence summaries and other policy documents

  • Evaluates AIM methodologies to ensure alignment with internationally-recognized guideline development standards

  • Identifies and disseminates information to support decision-making in other departments

  • Advisess subscription knowledge resources to maximize ROI * Participates in process improvement initiatives

  • Complies with corporate and departmental policies and procedures

  • Adheres to AIM’s Code of Conduct About AIM Specialty Health AIM Specialty Health (AIM) is a leading specialty benefit management company that promotes appropriate, safe and affordable healthcare services. We are a member of the Anthem family of companies, which is recognized as one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies. AIM provides innovative clinical solutions that focus on today’s most complex and costly tests and treatments in radiology, cardiology, medical and radiation oncology, specialty drugs, sleep medicine, musculoskeletal and pain management, genetic testing, palliative care, and other emerging clinical areas. With evidence-based medicine, technology, people and processes, we support clinical appropriateness review, provider collaboration and member engagement on behalf of more than 50 health plans, 40% of the Fortune 50 Employers, and 43 million members. Today, our team includes more than 1,100 associates and features more than 600 licensed and board-certified physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who engage with more than 330,000 health care providers across the country. These healthcare providers access our solutions and specialized clinical expertise through our online ProviderPortal and experienced contact center-based teams that is enabled by our business platform. Our pioneering spirit and dedication to improve health care continues to produce significant industry-first advancements, quality recognition achievements, and high satisfaction rates. AIM is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and has received Full Accreditation for Health Utilization Management from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC.) We maintain offices in Chicago, Deerfield, Schaumburg and Westchester, IL, as well as Glendale, CA. This position will be located at our Chicago Corporate Office, convenient to the Kennedy Expressway at Cumberland Avenue and the CTA Blue Line Cumberland stop. To learn more, visit Qualified candidate will have * BA/BS in Library and Information Science.

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science preferred; * 7 years’ experience with content or knowledge management systems, which may include taxonomy maintenance or development; * 1-3 years’ experience working in corporate or health libraries

  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Medicine and Methodology preferred;

  • Experience managing electronic subscriptions/resource licenses and budget;

  • Library research skills using bibliographic databases (including PubMed/MEDLINE, National Guideline Clearinghouse), CMS Medicare Coverage Database, and other sources for published and gray literature, research data, and quality indicators;

  • Certification by American Health Information Professionals (AHIP) preferred

  • Listens well and influences decisions through written and verbal communication

  • Proven ability to lead meetings effectively /Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2015 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran./ / / / /

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Title:Medical Librarian AIM Chicago 126109


Requisition ID:126109

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Librarian I

The Brickell Library serves 1,000 medical and health professions students as well as post graduate medical residents, faculty and staff. Librarians are active in the clinical, educational, research and outreach programs at the medical school. This position provides prompt and accurate information, reference service and user education to the EVMS community and public.

  • Participate in all aspects of the library's reference and educational programs.

  • Provide reference assistance in person and via advanced technologies.

  • Provide specialized services through the clinical medical librarian program.

  • Serve on the institutional review board, and teach library-based instructional programs for clients.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. Master's Degree in Library Sciences from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited library school. Minimum of two years library experience. Must have competencies in library computing applications including, but not limited to, online bibliographic searching, web design and use of Internet-based resources. Preferred: coursework in health sciences librarianship or other health sciences training; experience in health sciences or academic setting. Medical Library Association (MLA) certification. US-VA-Norfolk Position Number: 1609402 External Company Name: Eastern Virginia Medical School External Company URL:

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Technical And Access Services Librarian

Summary of Position: Responsible for all aspects of library technical services for all Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) Library Collections including: acquisitions, cataloging, bibliographic access for all materials in all formats utilizing MARC (machine-readable cataloging) record standards, supervision of physical materials processing, serials acquisition, control and binding.

Utilize integrated library system (ILS) to perform all of the above functions, as well as electronic reporting to Library Director and other staff. Act as liaison between FSU Big Rapids technical library staff for ILS issues. This is a one-year full-time temporary position.

Required Education: Master’s degree in library or information science (MLS/MILS) from an ALA-accredited program. Required Work Experience:

At least three years of experience in library technical services. Demonstrated knowledge and experience utilizing electronic integrated library system for all aspects of bibliographic acquisition and control, including third-party interfaces and bibliographic utilities, MARC records, and all applicable professional standards. Preferred Qualifications (include Education, Skills, Experience): Previous work experience in an academic library, in both public and technical services; reference and instruction experience; original cataloging experience.

Proposed Salary: $48,000 - $53,000 Location: Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University - Grand Rapids

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Librarian III (Tenure-Track, Calendar Year)

Posting Summary The Reference/Technical Services Librarian will provide legal reference services to the students and faculty of the law school, the University community, and the public. S/he will instruct students in legal research including teaching Advanced Legal Research or similar courses. The position will also involve administrative duties within the law library as needed as well as participate on law school and University committees as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Candidates must have a J

.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school; M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited program.

Required Knowledge

, Skills, and Abilities Strong knowledge of legal information sources; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; ability to work with a variety of people; strong service ethic. This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position where a good knowledge of both law and training as a professional librarian are required. Previous experience as a reference librarian working in law libraries is preferred.

Equipment Utilized Use of the library

’s OPAC software; Microsoft Office experience especially with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Overview Rutgers Law School

, with locations in Camden and Newark, offers a world-class faculty; a curriculum of exceptional breadth and depth in theory, practice, and interdisciplinary studies; a geographic presence that spans of the nation’s 10 largest legal markets (New Jersey) while also offering immediate access to two of the five largest markets (New York City and Philadelphia); an alumni network with over 20,000 members; and a strong tradition of diversity and social impact.

Statement As the law school for a top public university

, Rutgers Law School is committed to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service to its host communities, the state of New Jersey, and the nation.

Special Instructions to Applicants Qualified applicants should upload a CV

, cover letter, and teaching philosophy for consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Recruitment/Posting Title: Librarian III (tenure-track, calendar year) Department: Camden Law Library Salary: Open Physical Demands and Work Environment: Occasional light lifting of books and other materials is required, up to 20 pounds.

Posting Number: 17FA1207 Quick Link to Posting: Campus: Rutgers University-Camden Home Location Campus: Rutgers University-Camden

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Electronic Librarian

The Electronic Librarian must have experience in the management and maintenance of an electronic library of documentation.

  • Must have experience in validating data, users, and audit trails.

  • Must understand how to maintain knowledge of trends in acquisitions and library automation through participation in regional and national meetings and listservs.

  • Must have experience in applying knowledge of current issues and trends in electronic resource licensing, copyright, acquisitions, scholarly communication, and the publishing industry to improve services.

  • 5 years experience required.

  • Bachelor's degree in any field.

  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education. ID: 2015-1343 External Company Name: Applied Memetics LLC External Company URL:

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