Librarian Special Library Job Description Sample
Librarian 2 - Library Commission - Kanawha Co.
Nature of Work
Department of Arts, Culture and History/ Library Commission, Kanawha Co. - The West Virginia Library Commission is seeking knowledgeable, enthusiastic, innovative librarians to help answer the question "What's next for West Virginia Libraries?" as part of the Library Development Team, consultants are responsible for exploring emerging trends and supporting the work of public libraries across the state through consultation services in all areas of public library operations according to the objectives of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Strategic Plan. Current program areas include continuing education, services for adults and youth, statewide databases, strategic planning,and data collection and analysis.
The available position will focus on continuing education in addition to general consultant activities, the West Virginia Library Commission supports and enhances library services in the state by providing both direct and indirect financial assistance, leadership, technology assistance, and advisory support. Library and Development Services manages state and federal programs that expand and enhance library services to every West Virginian. These programs are designed to meet state and national goals defined by the Library Services and Technology Act, a federal program administered nationally by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and in West Virginia by the West Virginia Library Commission.
The agency is currently working with its 2018-2022 plan. Assist in developing and implementing strategies to achieve the goals of the current LSTA five year plan and evaluate their effectiveness. Develop and implement program in areas of special assignment, I.E. advise, educate, and support local libraries in best practices and emerging trends in library service delivery and management by actively engaging in site visits, regular contacts, and presentations.
Develop strong relationships with library Directors, staff and trustees statewide and with partner agencies and organizations. Participate in professional organizations; attend/present workshops/seminars. Performs related work as required.
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Training: Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited four-year college or university.
Experience: Two years of full-time of equivalent part-time paid experience as a professional librarian.
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Librarian / Sr. Assoc. Librarian, Head Of Public Services, Law Library
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A complete application requires applicants to upload all of the following documents as one PDF when applying:
Names and contact information for three professional references; indicate professional relationship with each reference.
Who We Are
The University of Michigan Law Library seeks a creative and dynamic leader to serve as Head of Public Services, directing the daily operations of the Public Services unit and leading a highly engaged and collaborative team of librarians and staff dedicated to providing excellent and innovative services to law faculty and students. Applicants who have passed a U.S. bar exam are strongly preferred.
The University of Michigan Law School has 82 full-time and 57 part-time faculty, and approximately 1,000 J.D., 40 L.L.M., and 7 S.J.D. students. With over 1 million volumes, the Law Library has one of the world's premier collections. The Law Library also has one of the world's most comprehensive collections of foreign, comparative, and international law materials. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, which is considered among the best places in the United States to live and work.
Reporting to the Director of the Law Library, the Head of Public Services will have the following responsibilities:
Direct the daily operations of the Public Services unit, including recommending staffing levels and work schedules; hiring, training, evaluating and supervising those who work in the Unit, including 4 dual-degreed reference librarians, 4 staff members, and over fifty student employees; directly supervise 4 reference librarians and 2 staff members.
Set unit policies and procedures and coordinate work with leaders of other units and subunits.
Serve as a member of the Law Library's management team advising the director of the Law Library.
Communicates and strategizes with the Law Library Director about all aspects of the management of the Unit and administration of the Law Library.
Participate in collection development for all areas of the collection.
Serve as a member of the Classification of Librarians Committee and complete librarian promotion reviews.
Serve on or chair library committees and participate in other activities that advance the library's mission and promote the role of the law library within the law school.
Ensure the successful performance of the following specialized functions:
Reference and information, Circulation and Interlibrary Loan services. This includes coordinating and supervising the management of the Reference/Information Desk, Circulation Desk, Entrance Station, Reading Room Desk, and the Interlibrary Loan service.
Faculty Services (Phone Page document delivery service and the Faculty Research service).
Research instruction and orientation sessions for new and visiting faculty, student journals, and others.
Research consultations for students, researchers, faculty, and other library users.
Overseeing, assigning, and supervising work on creating research guides, online tutorials, and other content for the Law Library's website.
Overseeing Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg liaison and password functions.
Law Library scanning and photocopy service.
Coordinating student and faculty outreach and public relations initiatives related to services
Monitoring and keeping up with new initiatives and technologies related to the provision of reference, document delivery, research, interlibrary loan and related services as well as in legal publishing.
J.D. from ABA accredited law school.
Master's degree from an A.L.A. accredited school of information or library science.
At least 4 years of experience working as a reference or faculty services librarian in an academic law library.
Successful supervisory experience.
Strong problem-solving and leadership skills.
Proven ability to work effectively with other decision-makers.
Substantial knowledge of and proficiency with a wide range of legal information sources and research methods.
A thorough knowledge of legal systems.
A strong service orientation.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team.
Ability to learn and understand complex Law Library practices and procedures.
Creativity and adaptability in the face of multiple simultaneous demands.
Ability to work evenings and weekends at the reference desk on a rotating basis.
Licensed to practice law in one or more U.S. states (active or inactive).
Ability to work with foreign language materials.
This position is posted as a Librarian or Sr. Associate Librarian, depending upon the candidate's qualifications.
At the University of Michigan, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. U-M is committed to recruiting, selecting, and retaining a diverse and highly engaged staff community.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job Opening ID 172679
Working Title LIBRARIAN / SR. ASSOC. LIBRARIAN, HEAD OF PUBLIC SERVICES, LAW LIBRARY
Job Title LIBRARIAN
Work Location Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Organizational Group Law School
Department Law Library
Posting Begin/End Date 5/16/2019 – 5/30/2019
Paid Time Off Yes
Career Interest Primary
Librarian - HR Lead - Library
Job Title: Librarian | HR Lead
- Library | Fargo
Department : HR LEAD
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
The Librarian provides reference, instruction, and support services to Sanford employees. Assists the Library Director with planning and implementation of policies and procedures as well as the daily operation of library services.
Assists in the acquisition of materials and resources by making sound recommendations and coordinating efforts between the Library Director and user groups. Participates in interlibrary loan to include processing and delivery of various resources and resource sharing activities with employees across the enterprise and other library organizations. Completes reference and literature searches upon request and in a timely manner with a high level of health science expertise. Assists users in retrieving resources and other information items by utilizing automated systems and aggregate databases.
Provides administrative support for the resource library function. Uses all basic features and facilities of the product, system or technology.
Researches and verifies customer needs and expectations. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Shares information, knowledge, and experiences openly and proactively.
Makes sound recommendations when faced with complex and contradictory alternatives. Creates action plans that ensure the accomplishment of responsibilities. Provides medical library services, such as reference and research help, for library's users.
American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) degree or equivalent information science degree within two to three years of start date required.
Two to three years of library experience preferred. General office skills such as filing, typing, answering telephone are required.
Ability to use desktop computer and business software application. Requires the ability to search online databases.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Job Function: Human Resources
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD02372
Assistant Librarian - Library
Public Services Librarian
Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 38
Schedule: Sunday – Thursday, 11:00am – 8:00pm
The Public Services Librarian ensures an excellent user experience by providing high-level user-focused support for research assistance and front-line public services activities. Working with a high level of autonomy, this position focuses on performing functions directly related to instructing academic library users in how to find scholarly information to support their academic research needs. This individual contributes to the Libraries' learning and engagement program by teaching information and research skills to students in general education classes and other settings.
Research and Information Services
Analyzes users' information needs, determines appropriate library resources to use, and designs research strategies to meet those needs.
Instructs students in how to find scholarly information, evaluate information credibility, and avoid plagiarism.
Assists library users with circulating library materials, collecting fines, and other activities associated with patron accounts.
Teaches classes on research skills related to finding, evaluating, using, and citing information sources to students in English Composition, First Year Studies, and other general education classes.
Assists library faculty with teaching and outreach efforts for undergraduate and graduate students.
Creates online tutorials, research guides, and other instructional materials.
Contributes to the work of library instruction committees in developing class outlines, student learning outcomes, and assessments for student learning initiatives.
Develops and participates in engagement activities to help students transition to college life.
Library & Departmental Activities
Contributes to the planning and assessment of departmental efforts.
Participates in professional development, library committees, departmental and library-wide meetings, and planning activities.
Trains student workers and staff in providing basic reference service.
Reviews chat transcripts, and makes recommendations on improving accuracy and customer service.
May need to work outside of normally scheduled hours to assist with special events, staffing shortages, or inclement weather.
This position is required to report to their designated work location to ensure operation of essential campus functions or departments during an emergency, or when the University has suspended or delayed operations. QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's Degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Library Science or Information Science degree
Knowledge of basic information sources, basic cataloging principles, and database searching.
Knowledge of web search engines and advanced search techniques.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Ability to be self-motivated and detail-oriented.
Ability to speak comfortably in public.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to be highly dependable and able to maintain a regular work schedule.
Ability to be flexible and to adapt to a changing environment.
Customer service experience.
Knowledge of reference tools in the sciences, engineering, humanities, and social sciences.
Knowledge of web authoring tools and content management systems.
Reference or public services experience in an academic library.
Library instruction experience.
A background check is required prior to hiring. In order to be considered for candidacy, you must submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications and a current resume.
For assistance or questions about using the UT online application system, contact University of Tennessee Human Resources:
105 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-0213
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Librarian - 40 Hrs. - Adult Services, Main Library
PURPOSE OF JOB:
Responsible for providing specialized training and programming functions, collection analysis, Readers' Advisory and in-depth reference services. Provides training and guidance to other Public Services staff including the use of electronic resources and reference tools.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Proactively provides a high level of customer service and assists customers through various aspects of utilizing the Library, including expert level reference service in person, over the phone, by email, instant messaging, etc.
Interviews, researches and answers customer questions, by locating appropriate sources of information requiring a knowledge of the content of the collection(s), an ability to generalize and interpret subject content and a thorough understanding of the scope, authority, arrangement and format of various reference tools (digital and print), cataloging rules and systems of bibliographic notation and format. Demonstrates thorough reference expertise.
Answers the most challenging questions referred by other reference staff.
This position also leads business reference services, including conducting public training and acting as liaison with the local small business community.
Initiates the development, implementation and promotion of adult, teen, and children's programs to increase awareness of Library resources.
Provides readers' advisory to customers (in person and virtually) using appropriate sources of information including knowledge of the collection, the publishing industry and electronic resources.
Master's of Library Science Degree from ALA accredited institution of higher learning.
Ability to use appropriate judgment in handling information and records.
Ability to work independently with limited direction.
Must be able to perform duties at remote locations, provide personal transport as needed.
Acts with the customer in mind using information gained from interacting with the customers.
Meets the expectations and requirements of external and internal customers.
Ability to effectively present in a variety of formal settings - one on one, group, peers, direct reports, etc. Command attention and manage group process.
Driver's license and personal vehicle.
Combination of mornings, afternoons, evenings & weekends, alternating Friday & Saturday. Sundays as assigned.
Reference Services Librarian - Assistant/Associate Professor Of Library Science
This full time, tenure track position will be responsible for offering general library instruction; teaching library credit and instruction classes; providing reference and circulation assistance at the Information Desk; serving as collection development selector. Normal work hours are Monday-Friday late morning through early evening with occasional adjustments for breaks and intersession. Reports to the Coordinator of Information Services and Collection Management on the Dahlonega campus.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.
Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Head Law Librarian - Worcester Law Library
This position is designated as a union position and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with O.P.E.I.U., Local 6.
MISSION STATEMENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TRIAL COURT
The Trial Court is committed to:
- fair and impartial administration of justice;
- protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;
- equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment with policies and practices that strengthen and support diversity, equity, and inclusion;
- efficient, effective, and accountable resolution of disputes;
- prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professionals utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.
DEPARTMENTAL MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Support Services Department is to provide support for theadministration of justice and public access to court services through the operation of the Judicial Response System, the Trial Court Law Libraries, the Record Management operation, the Office of Court Interpreters Services, and the Office of Transcription Services. MISSION STATEMENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TRIAL COURT LAW LIBRARIES: The Trial Court Law Library System provides timely, efficient access to current and historical law-related information in an impartial and respectful manner to anyone in need of legal information. ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE: http://www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/law-lib/
Working within the Trial Court Law Libraries of Department of Support Services, the Head Law Librarian administers all activities of a public law library within the Trial Court; is responsible for the planning and management of a Trial Court library collection; performs professional library duties including: acquisition, cataloging and reference; ensures that the legal information needs of the library users are met, including the judiciary, court staff, members of the bar, self-represented litigants and the public; supervises Law Librarians and Law Library Assistant(s), participates in system-wide activities such as long range planning, electronic library services, special projects and other library and court services related work as required.
Work is performed under direction of the Director of Support Services or her/his designee;
Responsible for administering the day-to-day operations of the library;
Develops, recommends and implements policies and procedures necessary to operate the library;
Provides reference and information services to those seeking legal information by responding to questions in person, by telephone or through e-reference; locating and retrieving materials; legal research; uses comprehensive knowledge of legal bibliography and general and legal reference sources;
Participates in the selection, design and delivery of electronic reference services;
Utilizes full knowledge of electronic databases and interlibrary sources, both legal and non-legal, to assist library users in retrieving needed information;
Participates in the selection and de-selection of library collection materials in all available formats through monitoring library user research needs and maintaining current awareness of resources available from legal publishers and others that meet those research needs;
Contributes to the development and maintenance of content on the Trial Court Law Libraries= website;
Adapts professional principles of cataloging, classification and indexing to the various components of the library's collection utilizing a national database;
Manages and oversees local cataloging, classification and maintenance of the integrated library system;
Participates in the annual budget request for the library and for library expenditures;
Interviews, selects and recommends personnel for staff positions;
Trains and supervises staff in all aspects of library operation;
Arranges the physical library, paying attention to ADA guidelines, so that library users can access materials quickly and safely and receive prompt personal assistance from staff;
Provides for the security, protection and preservation of information resources in both paper and electronic formats;
Makes annual visits to assigned courts to respond to questions and information requests as the Court Consolidation Law Book program=s liaison;
Responsible for the library=s computer network(s);
Maintains proficiency in the current state of professional library theory and legal research and practice by attending and participating in meetings, conferences, seminars and training sessions in professional library management and legal reference skills;
Participates with other librarians and staff on system-wide projects, such as grants, collection development and program planning;
Provides workshops and seminars to promote the use and maintenance of library materials, services and databases;
Develops and implements promotional ideas to bring library resources and services to the attention of current and potential library users;
Keeps the Law Library Coordinator informed about recommendations on the renovation of a current library or the construction of a new library;
Implements directives of the Office of Court Management; and
Performs related duties as required.
All applicants must be able, through the interview process, to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following areas:
Ethics and Values
Communicates and demonstrates the ethics and values of the Trial Court and Trial Court Law Libraries as demonstrated in the American Association of Law Libraries.
Understands, upholds, and communicates the missions of the Trial Court and the Trial Court Law Libraries.
Demonstrates the core competencies and specialized competencies in the areas of library management; reference, research and client services; information technology; collection development, cataloging and teaching as outlined in the AALL Competencies of Law Librarianship.
Conducts oneself in a courteous and professional manner towards both Trial Court employees and the public whether in person, on the telephone or in an electronic environment.
Works with others cooperatively, including the courts, library and legal organizations and other agencies, demonstrating a willingness to be a team player, contributing to a work environment that focuses on shared departmental goals and maintaining effective working relationships.
Commitment to Diversity
Promotes an environment of diversity through understanding, respect, and positive communication with persons of varied racial, ethnic, economic, and cultural backgrounds. Conducts oneself in a courteous and professional manner towards everyone using the services of the Trial Court Law Libraries.
Demonstrates a commitment to continuously improving himself or herself through professional development and actively pursues continuing education.
These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for a position of Head Law Librarian:
Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited library school and a minimum of three years full time experience in a professional capacity in a law library;
Juris Doctor degree and four years in a Trial Court Law Library position;
An equivalent combination of completed graduate level education and professional experience;
Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of library science and law library administration, including current methods and procedures in such areas as acquisition, cataloging and reference;
Knowledge of legal bibliography and terminology and the use of complex legal resources and indexes;
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively and respectfully with people;
Knowledge of the Massachusetts court system;
Knowledge of libraries, interlibrary cooperation, government and private organizations and the types of resources and services available to librarians and library users;
Knowledge of space planning, including the physical layout of and the technical and operational requirements for equipment and furniture used in libraries;
Ability to analyze and solve complex problems relating to library practices and procedures;
Ability to gather, analyze and report information;
Ability to use an integrated library system, other online systems and the ability to learn and implement new technologies as they emerge;
Ability to use computer applications such as MS Office spreadsheets, text editing and publisher programs;
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both oral and written form;
Ability to supervise subordinate personnel;
Ability to train library staff on the integrated library systems and fiscal procedures in accordance with MMARS accounting system and to train library and court staff in the use of electronic databases;
Ability to reason clearly and make sound judgments;
Ability to work well independently and with groups;
Ability to reach with hands and arms, bend, crouch, lift materials weighing up to 30 pounds, and climb stairs;
Ability to travel within the Commonwealth and to work at other Trial Court Law Libraries when necessary.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must apply by completing a Trial Court online application by clicking "Apply for this job online" button at the top of this page.
If you are not viewing this online, go to the Judicial Branch Employment page at https://careers-trialcourtsofmass.icims.com/jobs and search for this position.
PLEASE NOTE: Paper, faxed or emailed applications or resumes are not accepted for any Trial Court position.
Employment is contingent upon passage of a criminal record check.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
John T. Maltsberger III '55 Associate University Librarian For Rare Books And Special Collections
Application for John T.
Maltsberger III '55 Associate University Librarian for Rare Books and Special Collections Princeton University Library seeks applications for a strategic, visionary, and collaborative leader for the role of The John T.
Maltsberger III '55 Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC). This newly endowed role offers an exciting opportunity for a forward-looking leader in the field of special collections. Princeton seeks an individual who can provide organizational leadership while also collaboratively designing new and innovative services that demonstrate the significance of Princeton University Library's (PUL) outstanding collections to the scholarly community. Reporting to the Robert H.
Taylor 1930 University Librarian, and working in close partnership with other members of the Library Leadership Team (LLT), the AUL will implement PUL's recently developed strategic priorities. These priorities provide the framework for significant organizational and philosophical changes which align with the evolving scholarly environment. The AUL for Rare Books and Special Collections will therefore provide strategic vision and leadership, expert day-to-day management of people and processes, and special collections expertise appropriate to the depth and breadth of Princeton's world-class collections.
The Associate University Librarian for RBSC will engage with the following opportunities: 1. Strategic Vision: Providing the strategic vision and effective leadership to shape the future of RBSC. 2.
Organizational Change: Driving change management initiatives within RBSC that will enable individuals and groups to work collaboratively and with accountability toward shared Departmental and Library goals. 3. Collection Development:
Developing a thoughtful, comprehensive, and inclusive RBSC collection development policy that prioritizes the changing needs of faculty and aligns with the Library's collection development policies. 4. Digital Initiatives: Collaborating with other Library departments and divisions on the strategic development and prioritization of digital projects in order to increase the discoverability and use of RBSC's collections. 5.
Inclusive and Collaborative Culture: Ensuring that RBSC is an environment in which people from a diverse range of backgrounds and perspectives can thrive and develop professionally and in which all staff work together collaboratively. 6. Faculty Outreach:
Working collaboratively with Princeton faculty, academic research centers, including the Center for Digital Humanities and the Princeton Art Museum, to initiate and manage research initiatives that support the use of RBSC's resources across campus and beyond. 7. Pedagogical Innovation: Overseeing and developing, in keeping with faculty needs and interests, a program of new pedagogical approaches that encourage teaching with, and promoting access to, special collections. 8.Donor Relations:
Engaging with donors and liaising as appropriate with the Friends of Princeton University Library, in collaboration with the University Librarian and Associate University Librarian for External Engagement. 9. Strategic Partnerships: Bringing together collaborators from across the Library, campus, and research community in creative and innovative ways to form partnerships that advance the mission and priorities of the Library.
The Associate University Librarian for RBSC will be a highly respected, actively engaged, and internationally recognized expert in the field of special collections. An advanced degree in a relevant field is required. The ideal candidate will combine subject matter expertise with strong organizational leadership and people management skills.
Please send applications and queries in confidence and electronically to: Sue May, Partner, and Matthew Bunting, Managing Associate Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP - PrincetonAUL@storbecksearch.com
Requisition No: D-19-LIB-00013
Part Time Librarian
The City of Anaheim Public Library seeks enthusiastic and dynamic Part Time Librarians to provide excellent public service in a team-oriented library system. The Part Time Librarian works under minimal supervision to perform journey level professional library duties in assigned areas, such as adult services, children's services, teen services, and outreach programs.
This is a part time position, typically assigned 19 hours per week with no minimum number of hours guaranteed.
About Anaheim Public Library...
There are ten Library outlets serving the City of Anaheim and surrounding communities. This includes Central Library, six branch libraries, the self-service branch at ARTIC Transportation Center, the Anaheim Heritage Center which houses our local history collections and the Mobile Library that serves the Community Development Block Grant neighborhoods in the city.
The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Provides assistance to and advises patrons, including children, young adults, adults and senior citizens in the effective use of Library collection, facilities and services; demonstrates the use of library resources, tools, equipment, and electronic reference sources; assists with digital downloads.
Conducts effective reference interviews to assess and satisfy customer information needs.
Develops the collection for an assigned area of the Library; reviews and analyzes collection use; recommends books, media, and materials for purchase based on community needs and awareness of various cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Answers readers' advisory and general reference questions from telephone, webpage and in person queries by accessing a variety of print and non-print resources, including electronic resources.
Participates in the selection of part-time staff; schedules, provides technical and functional supervision to part-time Library Clerks, Library Technicians, other support staff, and library volunteers.
Develops, implements, and evaluates services and programs in a designated area such as adult services, children's services, youth services, and outreach; develops new services and programs that meet community needs.
Performs bibliographic searches using both print and non-print sources.
Performs outreach to the community, community organizations, and schools; informs community members and organizations about library services, programs, and collections.
Organizes, maintains, and catalogs/indexes a variety of print and digital materials.
May perform original cataloging of print and non-print materials; maintains and updates catalog files.
Reviews new publications and collection materials and selects materials and resources for acquisition or disposition, as appropriate.
Develops and implements a variety of library related activities, including story hours, library tours, and instructional classes.
Performs collection development activities, including materials selection and weeding, and sorting donated materials; selects books and materials with attention to the budget dedicated to this purpose.
Oversees periodical selection and management.
Responds to suggestions, requests, or concerns from library users or community members.
Participates in meetings, committees, or projects intended to enhance library services or promote consistent policies and procedures across the department.
Performs special reading and research and participates in professional meetings, workshops, and conferences and continuing education programs, as appropriate to remain abreast of current literature and professional trends.
Maintains and troubleshoots electronic and online resources.
Represents the department at professional meetings as required and promotes library services.
Compiles and drafts library activity reports and statistics.
Develops and present special cultural and holiday programs, as well as activities related to the summer reading program.
When assigned as "Librarian-in-Charge", acts as moderator in difficult patron interactions, applying and implementing library policies and guidelines appropriately, modifying or adjusting these on a case by case basis and referring unresolved issues to a Senior or Principal Librarian or management; addresses building malfunction and emergency maintenance issues, makes schedule adjustments for unplanned absences, and opens/closes the facility.
Plans and directs the work of assigned non-librarian staff or volunteers.
Writes and administers grants, develops resources, and researches grant possibilities.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Equivalent to a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or university; one (1) year of experience as a professional librarian.
Demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of effective grant writing; basic knowledge of budget practices; basic principles of supervision and training; core library operating principles, including confidentiality of customer information, freedom of information, and intellectual freedom; current principles, practices, procedures, techniques, and materials of professional library work, including library reference, collection development, and other professional library services; principles, techniques, and procedures in cataloging, indexing, classifying, and organizing library materials; principles, practices and techniques of public relations, community outreach, and service promotion; principles and techniques used in bibliographic research; general library materials selection standards; library services and available resources; techniques for promoting and publicizing library services, programs, and events; recent technological, professional, and societal developments, current literature, and sources of information related to library services.; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility; record keeping principles and procedures; modern office practices and technology, including personal computer hardware and software applications related to the work; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation; techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, various business, professional, educational, and regulatory organizations, and the public; techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
The ability to monitor assigned budget for staff hours/dollars and area of collection development; perform professional library tasks as assigned, including reference, readers advisory, program and service development, collection development, and cataloging; provide supervision and direction to assigned staff and volunteers; demonstrate initiative and sound judgment necessary to make responsible decisions as Librarian-In-Charge or in the absence of the department manager; plan and conduct the activities and operations of a specialized library function; research and write grant applications; use computer and other technology, including software, hardware, and the Internet to be able to assist customers, conduct research, prepare reports, and use email and other communications technologies; react tactfully and diplomatically during interactions with staff, the public, community groups, etc. while appropriately adhering to and enforcing sound library policies, procedures, and practices; maintain a strong service orientation and a demonstrated dedication to quality customer service; research, analyze, and summarize data and prepare accurate and logical written reports; operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized library services software applications programs; organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines; use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing; make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines; use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines; establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
This is a part time position, typically assigned 19 hours per week with no minimum number of hours guaranteed.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 5:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.
The selection process includes, but is not limited to, an oral interview and a skills assessment.
The eligibility list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout the City.
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Assistant Or Associate Librarian (Tenure Track)
Position/Rank Assistant or Associate Librarian (tenure track)
Department 00820 - Eccles Hlth Sci Library Oper
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin ASAP
The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah seeks an enthusiastic, proactive, service-oriented, and collaborative individual for the position of Assistant or Associate Librarian for Clinical Services (Clinical Services Librarian). In partnership with multiple stakeholders, the Clinical Services Librarian provides dynamic, dedicated library service to the clinical and allied health communities at University of Utah Health (UUH). The Clinical Services Librarian works in collaboration withUUHclinical and allied health departments, chief executives, and the electronic health record (EHR) team, as well as the Education and Research faculty librarians at the Eccles Library, to provide integrated information support at the point of care. This position liaises to the clinical and allied health practices of the organization, and is responsible for leading outreach activities and training initiatives to increase the value of Library services toUUH.
The Clinical Services Librarian serves along with a group of dedicated library staff and faculty. We are leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers in the University and community. We are a team of informationists that support each other and our dreams, ideas, experiments, and professional successes. We believe in each other, and our department offers a nurturing environment of support where anything is possible if you can build it.
Collaborating with clinical department stakeholders to identify and implement integrated Library services that support UUH's mission.
Providing leadership and vision in managing, developing, and evaluating sustainable integrated clinical information Library services that measurably improve patient care, provider satisfaction, and other relevant outcomes.
Responding toEHRlibrary requests for rapid, effective literature synthesis for complex clinical cases, and provides expert literature search services in support of patient care, research projects, and systematic review creation.
Responding toEHRlibrary requests from providers for customized patient education information tailored to health literacy level, learning style preferences, and language needs.
Facilitating information and resource literacy at the point of care through services such as evidence-based information retrieval and database searching skills.
Responding to online inquiries from patients and the community for assistance with health information questions. Works withUUHPublic Affairs to develop web and social media content for the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library. Promotes the Health Library resources toUUHclinical staff and patients.
Leading internal assessment efforts about clinical support processes and outreach.
Reporting to a tenured Associate Librarian and contributing as a member of the Education and Research Library team, participating in unit meetings and strategic planning, answering reference questions, conducting literature reviews including systematic reviews, providing consultations, and promoting Library services and resources.
Maintaining knowledge of trends and issues in information resources, informatics interventions, and clinical outreach service models that are internal or external to the organization and can impact Library strategies.
Special projects as assigned, such as development of resources for specific clinical departments and patient populations, clinical guidelines, grant-funded research projects, service evaluations, and committee and team work.
Contributing to professional knowledge base through presentations, publications, and research in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.
Demonstrating a commitment to an environment of mutual respect and inclusion.
Master's degree in Library Sciences from anALA-accredited library school, or equivalent combination of a relevant graduate degree and work experience in a health care setting.
Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills.
Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork among colleagues.
Passion for service to the profession and academia, and a commitment to developing a scholarly profile.
Ability to work with multiple constituencies with ease, including but not limited to clinical staff, residents, faculty, students, and health care administrators.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace and community.
Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Three or more years of health sciences library or health care/biomedical environment experience.
Experience working with clinical teams.
Demonstrated creative and innovative approaches to engaging clinicians and administration.
Experience planning and delivering online services.
Experience with health sciences evidence-based information retrieval and synthesis.
Familiarity with emerging and established technologies, including mobile devices and social media.
Commitment to mentorship and leadership in the local setting and the profession.
Willingness to seek membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).
Salary and Benefits:
Based on experience, salary range $53,000-$63,000 annually. Position is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian is dependent on the qualifications of the candidate. Faculty benefits include 200 hours of vacation, and 12 days of sick leave annually. There is a generousTIAA/CREFretirement employer contribution. More information may be found in the University of Utah Faculty Handbook: http://admin.utah.edu/faculty-handbook. See https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/ for a full list of benefits.
The University of Utah uses an online application system. Please complete the online application form and submit a cover letter stating how your educational background and experience match the needs and qualifications highlighted above, and how you would contribute to the Library's reputation and leadership; a curriculum vitae; and names of three references, external to the University of Utah. In addition, please submit a one page summary of your research and teaching interests.
To apply, please go to the University's Careers page.
Quick link for Posting is
Review of Applications: Review of application begins May 25, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.
If you have any questions about this position announcement or on applying online, please contact:
Brandon Patterson, Search Committee Chair
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 N. 1900 E. Salt Lake City, UT 84112
The mission of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is to advance and transform education, research, and health care through dynamic technologies, evidence application, and collaborative partnerships. The Library contributes to the success of health professionals, students, researchers and the community. The Library is recognized locally and nationally as a leader of intellectual exploration and as a catalyst for innovative discovery. Housed within the Library is the University of Utah's Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Medical Innovation, and The GApp Lab, a collaboration between the Center for Medical Innovation, the Entertainment, Arts, & Engineering program, and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (http://library.med.utah.edu) serves University of Utah Health, the Intermountain West's only academic health sciences center, including the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Health, as well as the University Hospitals and Clinics. The Library also serves as headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region and the National Library of Medicine Training Center. It is a member of the Utah Academic Library Consortium, the Medical Library Association, the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries.
University of Utah Health is the Mountain West's only academic health care system, providing patient care for the people of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, and much of Nevada. It is also the training ground for most of Utah's physicians, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, and other health care professionals. University of Utah Health is known for cutting-edge research, particularly in genetics and biomedical informatics, and its Center for Clinical & Translational Science was refunded by theNIHin 2013. Health services research, personalized health care, and population health are new key research areas, complimenting strong research in biochemistry, immunology, cardiology, diabetes and metabolism, and infectious diseases.
Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theater, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a modest cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state's renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day's drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and numerous other outdoor activities. Frequently listed by national magazines and websites among the "best places to live" due to a variety of factors including recreational options, the business environment, climate, and a low crime rate, Salt Lake City is the 23rd largest metropolitan area in the United States. In 2017, Salt Lake City was ranked as the nation's second-friendliest city according to Travel+Leisure magazine. More information is available at: https://player.vimeo.com/video/245098851
Quicklink to Posting: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/91539
University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Please provide CV, Cover Letter and the names and contact of three references.
If you have any questions about this position announcement or on applying online, please contact:
Brandon Patterson, Search Committee Chair
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 N. 1900 E. Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Open Date 04/23/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02244F
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