Music Librarian Job Description Sample
Fine Arts Librarian
The Libraries at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University (CSB/SJU) invite applications for the full-time, benefit-eligible position of Fine Arts Librarian.
The Fine Arts Librarian, as part of a team of public services librarians, works directly with faculty and students to provide support for scholarship and creativity. This Librarian provides research consultation, information literacy, collection development, outreach, and liaison services to faculty, students, and staff in the Fine Arts Division, specifically the Art, Music, and Theatre departments, as well as interdisciplinary programs with Fine Arts components.
In addition, the Fine Arts Librarian shares responsibility for delivering information literacy and instructional programs for the First Year Seminar (FYS) program. This position provides general and specialized reference services in a variety of environments, including in-person, telephone, email, and online.
The CSB/SJU Libraries are a single library organization supporting the joint academic efforts of our two colleges. We strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers collaboration, creativity, and scholarship while supporting student learning, faculty research, and the intellectual curiosity of our academic community.
At SJU, we recently finished a $25 million renovation and Learning Commons addition to the Alcuin Library; the facility houses the Saint John's Bible (http://www.saintjohnsbible.org/ ). At CSB, a renovation of the Clemens Library is planned for 2019; we also support a departmental Music Library. In collaboration with our IT Services department, the library partners with IT Services to provide instructional technology support for a wide variety of courses utilizing video, 3D printing, podcasting, and extended reality.
The College of St. Benedict, a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University, a liberal arts college for men, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside St.
Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. Both are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition. The Benedictine value of hospitality creates a welcoming community for individuals of all faiths and perspectives.
Students and faculty from many diverse belief systems collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural and religious experience at CSB|SJU. More information about the colleges is available at http://www.csbsju.edu/about.
- Information Literacy and Instructional Development: Design and implement strategic and pedagogically appropriate instruction for library users through a variety of methods; educate and inform faculty and students on issues of scholarly communication and integrate into the Information Literacy curriculum. Communicates with faculty regarding the availability and benefits of information literacy services for First Year Seminar program and upper level courses in assigned academic departments. In addition, responsible for delivering instructional technology sessions (e.g., videography and 3D printing) to FYS and upper level courses in assigned departments. (40%)
- Reference and Research Consultation: Provides reference services in a variety of environments, utilizing virtual reference utilities and in-person consultation with faculty and students. Some evening and weekend hours may be assigned. (25%)
- Engagement/Departmental Liaison: Serves as the liaison to the Art, Music, and Theatre departments for faculty, students, and staff. Takes initiative to identify, meet, and facilitate ongoing communications with faculty, students, and staff regarding their information needs and service expectations. Educate and inform faculty and students on scholarly communication issues, in part by integrating issues into the information literacy curriculum as appropriate. Works with the departmental bibliographers to assure the acquisition of materials appropriate to the various specialties incorporated in the department. In conjunction with the Collection Development Librarian and departmental faculty, manages the collection in assigned areas including recommendations on withdrawals and transitions from analog to digital formats. Special responsibility for management of the Music Library collection housed in the Benedicta Arts Center. Monitors research and emerging issues in scholarly communication, advocates for open access and use of DigitalCommons. (25%)
- Outreach and professional development: Represents the Libraries within the College and University and among the Libraries' consortium organizations. Participates in programs that provide learning opportunities and personal professional development. Seek ways to improve library services and collections to support the mission of the CSB/SJU Libraries, and promotes library activities through local and national conferences. Performs special project work for the Associate Director for Research, Reference and Instruction and/or the Library Director as requested. (10%)
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's Degree in Library Science, or equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree (e.g., M.F.A, technology-related Master's) and experience.
Demonstrated understanding of both traditional and emerging scholarly and professional communication systems in the Fine Arts.
Understanding of the purposes and role of the library in liberal arts education
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated skill in providing instruction to groups and individuals
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively
ALA-Accredited Master's Degree in Library Science
Undergraduate or graduate degree in the Fine Arts.
- Understanding of instructional technology applications in a liberal arts college library – e.g., video production, 3D printing, podcasting.
Facility with video editing software.
Demonstrated ability to teach as part of an information literacy instruction program, including sessions appropriate for introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses in at least one academic discipline.
To Apply:Applications are accepted online by clicking "Apply" above. Interested candidates should complete an application form and attach a cover letter and resume. Transcript required at time of hire.
If you require special accommodations to participate in the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University hiring process, please contact us at (320) 363-5500 or email@example.com.
It is the policy of CSB and SJU to conduct pre-employment background checks. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.
Public Services Librarian
AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses in New York City and Los Angeles, is one of the foremost postsecondary performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelors of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre, and Performing Arts, as well as two year conservatory programs.
The Public Services Librarian will join the Library Director and Assistant Director in developing an engaging on-campus presence and expand the library's involvement in the AMDA community. This position provides a great opportunity to build new policies and services as well as make an impact on the library's future development. The successful candidate will have a passion for community engagement and have strong, creative problem-solving skills. The Public Services Librarian will be part of a small, 3-person team which oversees all library operations; the successful candidate must therefore be able to work collaboratively as part of a team and be willing to cross-train in other areas outside their main duties.
Oversee circulation services and reference interactions
Manage patron services
Update OPAC accounts and records as necessary
Supervise team of student workers (approx 12-15)
Point of contact for all student worker policies and scheduling
Fill in on circulation desk during scheduling gaps
Troubleshoot service issues, collaborating with other internal departments or outside vendors
Develop programming, events, and activities to engage students, faculty, and staff
Engage the AMDA community with physical and digital outreach platforms (website, social media, newsletters, displays, etc)
Work collaboratively with library staff team
Must be willing and able to work extended and/or flexible hours as needed
Master's degree in Library Science, Library and Information Science or related from an ALA-accredited institution required
Minimum of 3 years of prior experience in a similar role required
A background in the performing arts is preferred; other disciplines including the arts and humanities are highly recommended
Candidates should be able to demonstrate extensive work experience in higher education institutions in the areas of outreach, library services, and educational support services
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are paramount; work is done in close collaboration with other members of the library staff as well as AMDA administration and faculty
Demonstrated evidence of initiative and flexibility as well as excellent analytical and project management skills is required
Knowledge of established and emerging teaching/learning methods and technologies
Familiarity with various forms of library software is preferred including, but not limited to, ILS and Springshare platforms
Firm understanding of cataloging practices and standards is preferred (AACR2, RDA, MARC, OCLC and LC classification)
Membership and activity in professional organizations is highly recommended
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V.
Romance Languages Librarian
The University of Colorado Boulder Librariesinvites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for theposition of Romance Languages Librarian. The Romance Languages Librarian willfulfill liaison duties creatively and strategically in order to enhance studentlearning, faculty research excellence, and emerging scholarly practices withinthe Departments of French and Italian, Spanish and Portuguese (which includes
Catalan and Gallego), and the Anderson Language Technology Center. The RomanceLanguages Librarian will be situated in the Libraries' Arts & Humanitiesdepartment, which values critical, reflective, and student-centered teaching,research assistance, and outreach. Significant parts of the responsibilities ofthis tenure-track position are research/creative work and service, in keepingwith the tenure standards of the University of Colorado Boulder.
Appointment and Salary:
Successful candidateswill be appointed as full-time (12 month), tenure-stream faculty members. Rank will depend upon professionalexperience. Salary will be commensurate with experience and consistent with ARLaverages for similar positions. Benefits include 22 working days of vacation,ten paid holidays, liberal sick leave, university group health care plans,group life insurance, TIAA-CREF administered retirement/annuity, and supportfor scholarly/professional activities. Tenured librarians are eligible forsabbatical leave.
Review ofapplications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.It is recommended that applications be submitted by June 27, 2018, in order to receive full consideration. Application must be made online at CU Careers (posting 13806) and must include aletter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position;CV or resume; and names with postal addresses, email, and telephone numbers ofthree references. Questions may be directed to Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator,at Dylan.Wiersma@Colorado.EDU. The fullposition description can be viewed at http://www.colorado.edu/libraries/jobs-opportunities.
The University ofColorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building andretaining a diverse workforce to offer students richly varied disciplines,perspectives, and ways of developing and learning. We encourage applicationsfrom women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, andveterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request forindividuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meeteligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time theappointment is scheduled to begin. The University of Colorado Boulder iscommitted to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. Toachieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all finalapplicants being considered for employment. Background investigations includereference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, afinancial and/or motor vehicle history.
About the University and Libraries:
As the flagship
University of a multi-campus system in the State of Colorado, CU Boulder is adynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the mostbeautiful college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutionsbelonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and theonly member in the Rocky Mountain region—we have a proud tradition of academicexcellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigiousacademic academies.
CU-Boulder hasblossomed in size and quality since we opened our doors in 1877—attractingsuperb faculty, staff, and students and building strong programs in thesciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, andmany other disciplines.
Today, with oursights set on becoming the standard for the great comprehensive public researchuniversities of the new century, we strive to serve the people of Colorado andto engage with the world through excellence in our teaching, research, creativework, and service. The UniversityLibraries faculty and staff are diverse, talented, and passionate people whoshare this vision and mission. Librarians participate at all levels of the campus and hold full facultystatus and rank. The Libraries, a memberof the Association of Research Libraries, holds the largest collection in the
Rocky Mountain region with over 12 million books, periodicals, governmentpublications, audiovisual materials, microforms, maps, manuscripts, papers andcomputer-based resources. The Libraries faculty and staff collaborateinternally, with colleagues beyond the campus, and with our clients to advanceinformation literacy, intellectual freedom, lifelong learning, the disciplinarygrowth of information, and the amplification of knowledge.
About Boulder, Colorado:Boulder and the surrounding area is known as one ofthe best places to live because of its spectacular setting, acres of openspace, and vibrant atmosphere. At 5,430feet above sea level, acres of vast open space entwine into Boulder's cityscapenestled into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Home to approximately 90,000residents, Boulder has a mild, dry climate with more than 300 days of sunshineper year. Boulder offers activities for every interest. Over 80 miles of pedestrian and bike paths,as well as a convenient bus system, provide transportation around town and tothe Denver metropolitan area. Photographers, music lovers, rock climbers,Olympians, artists, and others are drawn to this great city because of itsscenic beauty, vibrant culture, and fabulous amenities. Boulder is just threehours from 11 ski resorts, 40 minutes from Denver, and moments from 43,000acres of open space and trails.
Please address each of these qualifications in your application materials:
Demonstrated ability to advocate for and cultivate an environment that supports diversity, respect, and inclusion.
Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent.
Commitment to critical, highly responsive practices in teaching and learning.
Understanding of the information needs of researchers studying Romance languages, literatures, and cultures.
Commitment to innovative, inclusive, and user-centered library services.
Knowledge of scholarly communication issues and trends within higher education, especially in Romance languages disciplines.
Reading knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Spanish, French, Italian, or Portuguese.
Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to contribute effectively and respectfully with colleagues on collaborative projects.
Potential for research, scholarly work, and professional service.
Advanced degree in a relevant field (such as Spanish, French, Latin American studies, etc).
Experience providing reference and/or instructional services related to Romance languages and/or area studies.
Experience in an academic or research library.
Experience with grant writing or fundraising.
Experience participating in collection development in world languages, in an academic or research library.
Experience developing innovative learning opportunities to enhance research and/or teaching.
Experience engaging in collaborative projects and programs at the local, regional, national, and/or international level.
Strong knowledge and ability in multiple Romance languages (especially Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, or Catalan): fluency in one or more of these languages, and reading knowledge in two or more.
Archive Librarian - Temp
Archive Librarian - Temp
A little bit about our team:
WEA Library Services consists of 10 individuals based in North Hollywood and Burbank, Ca. The team is responsible for storage and preservation of all WMG archival content stored in the US including audio, video, artwork photographs and printed documents. The Library Services team works closely with WEA Studios, Licensing departments and WMG Labels to facilitate source material needed for production and content licensing.
Why this could be your next big break:
The WEA Archive Librarian is responsible for cataloging, researching and delivering archival content to WMG employees and authorized third-party requesters. This involves working with new release content in addition to legacy material for artists signed to Warner Bros., Elektra, Atlantic and other WMG Labels.
Here you'll get to:
Catalog audio and video masters on modern and legacy formats
Catalog artwork, photographs, merchandise samples and company documents
Research audio and video content needed for production, remastering, licensing and other requests
Research artwork and photo content for production and publicity use
Assist with scanning of artwork and photographs
Deliver digital files to engineers, producers, label contacts and third parties
Assist with asset circulation including retrieval, check in, check out and re-shelving (requires carrying boxes up to 40 lbs. up and down ladders)
Collaborate with international colleagues to locate and facilitate content
Rockstar candidates will be able to:
Utilize audio engineering skills to facilitate requests and catalog assets
Convert audio files and DAW sessions
Identify modern and legacy audio and video formats and file types
Apply excellent written and verbal communication skills
Provide superior customer service
Conduct database and internet research
Utilize digital asset management systems
Demonstrate organizational skills and acute attention to detail
Utilize Mac and PC platforms
Demonstrate intermediate proficiency with the Microsoft office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook
Employ basic Photoshop skills for image manipulation
It would be music to our ears if you also had:
2+ years of music industry experience
2+ years of audio engineering experience
Basic knowledge in video production
Hennepin County Library's (HCL) Cataloging section of Technical Services is seeking a Metadata Librarian with experience in a library cataloging or metadata department. This position will catalog materials in multiple formats and multiple languages and perform extensive authority control work. Most of the work involves creation of original bibliographic and authority records or extensive upgrades to existing bibliographic and authority records. This individual will also make record corrections and perform bibliographic and authority database maintenance.
The Cataloging section at HCL provides bibliographic records and metadata for the 41 libraries. Staff select, enhance, or create bibliographic and authority records using OCLC's Connexion software. Records are exported into the Library's Horizon integrated library system (ILS) and accessed by patrons through the Bibliocommons catalog.
HCL serves more than one million residents of the city of Minneapolis and suburban Hennepin County. The 41 library system offers more than 5 million books, CDs, and DVDs, materials in more than 40 languages, 1600 public computers, and an extensive website.
Our mission is to nourish minds, transform lives, and build community together. The HCL staff, board, and community envision a future where library services ensure every person has the opportunity and resources to read, graduate, engage, work, and learn.
Candidates with an aptitude for another language in addition to English are encouraged to apply.
The primary duties and responsibilities of this position includes:
Catalog, both original and copy enhancement, materials in multiple formats and multiple languages.
Perform authority control work including work for the Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO).
Understand the application of national standards including: Resource Description and Access (RDA), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC).
Perform electronic format and records management with vendor provided records using WorldShare and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) sites.
Create procedural documentation for cataloging of specific formats or collections.
Assist, instruct, and train catalogers, interns, and interim staff.
Best Qualified Candidates will have:
An ALA (American Library Association) accredited master's degree or higher in library science or information science.
Experience creating, editing, and transforming metadata.
Aptitude for or experience with music cataloging, both sound recordings and scores.
Experience with or knowledge of cataloging techniques and tools including OCLC Connexion, Classification Web, Cataloger's Desktop, and RDA Toolkit.
Use and create complex spreadsheets in Excel, enter and modify content in SharePoint, use Outlook email and calendars, and prepare Word documents.
Work with library materials in more than one language. HCL collects materials in Chinese, Hmong, Vietnamese, Korean, Hindi, Arabic, Somali, Spanish, Russian, French, and German.
Interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Bilingual candidates must pass a language assessment to qualify for bilingual duties and pay. Final candidates will be required to complete a background check.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
Librarian I - Youth Services
Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.
To learn more about working for the City of Scottsdale and meet a few of our employees, click here.
Performs professional library services by linking resources and customers, and enables community civil discourse. Serves as an innovative leader within the library, city government, and the community. A Librarian I is an information advocate and forward thinker who inspires learning, discovery and the development of 21st century skills in staff, volunteers, and the community. Offers a variety of literacy programming, content creation, and preservation. Inspires continued learning, collaboration, skill development, and advocates for the library.
Please note: Due to this position being part-time, the classification is unclassified, meaning it is at-will and serves at the discretion of the City. Although we currently have one vacancy at the Civic Center Library, located at 3839 E Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ, applications may be used to fulfill vacancies at other Scottsdale Public Library locations.
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:
Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years
Education and Experience
A Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited university or a Master's degree in a related field.
One year of library experience.
An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to any combination of the following tasks:
Provide and model exceptional customer service by making the customer the first priority.
Establish, maintain, and foster positive, harmonious, professional, and effective working relationships.
Create and deliver exceptional programming and educational opportunities within the library, through community outreach, and virtually.
Teach and collaborate with customers, staff, and a variety of organizations to create content, to be effective consumers of information, and to be a lifelong learner.
Serves as "In-Charge" person in the evenings, on weekends, and as assigned.
Meet diverse community needs, expose the libraries' rich collections and resources to the community and continually learn, apply and teach new technologies.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
Reach, bend, stoop, lift and move arms above shoulder level; lift and carry library materials.
Concentrate on and complete tasks in the presence of distractions.
Operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, laptop and/or tablet PC, telephone, e-reader, calculator, cash register, bar code reader, copy and fax machines requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement.
Click here to review the entire job description.
The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.
This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.
Instructional And Reference Librarian - Faculty
Essential ResponsibilitesSupervisionEducation and ExperienceMinimum RequirementsApplication Instructions
Job Summary (Return to top)
Instruction and Reference Librarian
Founded in 1966, Prescott College is proud to celebrate its rich 50-year history of offering experientially centered undergraduate and graduate degrees both on campus and via distance learning.
Undergraduate students work closely with individual graduation committees to design their own degree plans, pulling from seven study areas: adventure education; arts and humanities; cultural and regional studies; environmental studies and sustainability; interdisciplinary studies; psychology, counseling, and human development; and education. Graduate programs include adventure education, arts and humanities, counseling, education, environmental studies, social justice and community organizing, expressive arts therapy, adventure-based psychotherapy, ecopsychology, and equine-assisted mental health.
Noted as a College of Distinction, one of the Best 382 Colleges by the Princeton Review, one of the top ten Most Innovative Small Colleges, one of the Best Value Colleges in Arizona, one of the Best Online Master's in Counseling, one of the Best Value Master's in Counseling programs, one of the 13 most interesting institutions by the Fiske Guide, and a veteran supportive campus by the Arizona Department of Veterans Services. Collaboration is emphasized over competition and interdisciplinary inquiry proceeds alongside professional skill development. Its courses are problem-based and solution-oriented; students work together to solve both local and global issues and help shape a more environmentally sustainable and socially just world.
The Prescott College campus is located in the mountain town of Prescott, Arizona, nestled between the ponderosa forests and grasslands at the confluence of the Granite Creek watershed. The mile-high city is ranked a Top Adventure Town by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, and one of the 7 Top Trail Towns according to Trail Runner Magazine. With over 450 miles of multi-use trails, world-class
mountain-biking, a thriving rock-climbing scene, and nearby lakes for kayaking and canoeing, Prescott is an outdoor paradise. The Grand Canyon, Phoenix, Flagstaff, and the red rocks of Sedona are all within a two-hour drive. The historic downtown is just minutes from campus.
Prescott College seeks an enthusiastic and creative faculty librarian to deliver instruction, reference, and research services to diverse students and faculty in-person and from a distance. This is a full-time, 12-month, faculty position that provides support to all academic programs. The successful candidate will have a passion for library services and the desire to provide quality services and instruction in the various on-campus and online learning environments provided by Prescott College. This position reports to the Director of Library Services.
Essential Responsibilities (Return to top)
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provides general reference and instruction for undergrad and graduate students
Teaches credit-bearing research methods courses either in person or online
Provides in-depth, one-on-one research assistance in person and at a distance
Stays current on relevant trends in instructional and reference services
Explores new ways to reach out and promote information literacy and reference services
Explores and develops opportunities to integrate library resources and services into courses
Collaborates with librarians and staff on developing instructional materials, orientations, workshops, and classes
Will work some evenings and weekends from time to time
Contributes to web content
Assists at circulation desk as needed
Serves on various college and library consortia committees; participates in faculty governance
Occasionally travels to regional hubs for on-site instruction and resource support
Helps with selection of print and online library resources
Supervision (Return to top)None
Education and Experience (Return to top)
Two years reference and instruction experience in an academic library
Proven leadership and a desire to assume leadership roles
Teaching experience; experience integrating information literacy and library research skills into curriculum
Writing Center and/or editing experience
Experience working with graduate students and supporting graduate-level research
Experience with usability issues (technology, web design, etc…)
Experience working with non-traditional students both in-person and at a distance
Demonstrated commitment to serving diverse learners
Experience with course management software
Excellent organizational, analytical, and decision making skills
Academic or professional background in an area of focus at Prescott College; in particular: community organizing, critical social theory, social justice, environmental studies, or ethnic studies
Minimum Requirements (Return to top)
Master's from an ALA-accredited library school or other appropriate terminal degree
Minimum of one year of library experience in an academic setting
Experience in developing online library and instructional resources and research tools
Familiarity with standard research databases
Excellent communication and teaching skills
Supports the philosophy and mission of the College
Very strong computer and technological skills
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Strong dedication to customer service
Strong dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in librarianship
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Application Process: To apply for the position of Instructional and Reference Librarian
- Faculty, the required Prescott College application materials include a letter of interest, a current resume or CV and a completed Prescott College Employment Application with specific position title. All submissions must be complete to be considered. The application materials may be submitted by email to: email@example.com Fax (928) 776-5103. For questions and/or clarifications please contact:
Prescott College Human Resources Office
220 Grove Avenue Prescott Arizona 86301
firstname.lastname@example.org (928) 350-4200
- Fax: (928) 776-5103
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT: Prescott College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment and supports excellence through diversity. We encourage qualified applicants from historically underrepresented groups along with Veterans and AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni to participate in our recruitment efforts.
Prescott College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment and supports excellence through diversity. We encourage qualified applicants from historically underrepresented groups along with Veterans and AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni to participate in our recruitment efforts.
Librarian (Data Feeds Analysis) - Csfdgcd
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has a vacancy for a Librarian (Commercial Data Feeds Analysis) in its Washington, DC-based headquarters. This is a two-year contractual appointment, renewable up to 4 years of cumulative contractual service, pending incumbent's performance and continuous business need.
The Commercial Data Librarian is the primary coordinator and consultant for the analysis of electronic commercial data feeds and associated licenses and contracts. He or she will be responsible for understanding and providing guidance on the delivery and distribution of electronic content and data feeds across the IMF. The Commercial Data Librarian will work closely with multiple stakeholders to develop and act on recommendations for data feed implementation.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include analyzing data feeds acquired from commercial data providers; advising IMF stakeholders on technologies and analytics-driven solutions; serving as a liaison between technology and users of commercial data; analyzing user requirements and translating them into implementation plans; identifying project issues and developing solutions; and managing vendor relationships.
Subject matter expert within IMF's Library, leading meetings, developing consensus, and advising on best practices of data feed use related to commercial data.
Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to outline the use of various data services while also reviewing vendor licenses, making recommendations for changes, and assisting during the negotiating and licensing of commercial data feeds.
Serve as a resource for the Library's licensing team and coordinate with the Economic Data Team, Statistics Department, Information Technology Department, and others to help develop efficient use of commercial data feeds.
Identify project issues and develop solutions collaboratively with business stakeholders; understand and mitigate technical and operational risks.
Provide guidance and advice on the various phases of testing and user acceptance of technical implementations.
Evaluate and manage relationships with data vendors and technology providers.
Advise Library staff and other stakeholders on issues related to data services to provide support in negotiations with data vendors.
Northern Bay Area
About San Rafael
This agency is not using CalOpps to accept online applications for this recruitment. Please read the job announcement for details on how to apply.
The City of San Rafael is a charter city founded in 1913. The mission of the City is to enhance the quality of life and to provide for a safe, healthy, prosperous and livable environment in partnership with the community.
The City has a staff of 387 full-time employees and an annual budget of $82.4 million. City departments include the City Manager's Office, Management Services, Finance, Community Development, Community Services, Fire, Library, Police, and Public Works.
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1400 Fifth Avenue San Rafael, 94901
ON-CALL/TEMPORARY AS NEEDED
$28.00 - $43.44 Per Hour/No Benefits
(Maximum hours worker per year not to exceed 1,000 hours)
Open and Continuous
The San Rafael Public Library is looking for Substitute Librarians to work in our two libraries--Downtown and Pickleweed. Come be part of an innovative and evolving libary in the heart of Marin County!
Substitute Librarian shirts range from a few hours to a full work day, and include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Substitute Librarians assist the public with readers advisory and reference, coordinate or delivery programs, perform collection development, and other tasks as needed. This is a great temporary part-time position for a recent library school grad looking to build experience!
- MLS or MLIS is required
If you have questions or want to submit a resume, please email:
Research Librarian (3242)
Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Research Librarian to join our winning team, located in Washington, D.C. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.
The Research Librarian will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance.
Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.
The Research Librarian is responsible for providing research services involving legal, business, and general information sources to attorneys, paralegals and staff using a variety of research tools. He or she is also responsible for providing training and awareness of research resources. Your responsibilities will include these and other critical functions:
Conducts domestic and international legal and non-legal research utilizing appropriate research tools and directs users to appropriate resources. Analyzes results for relevancy and appropriateness to the specific research request.
Compiles and organizes information obtained in research projects into a coherent, focused collection of information, accompanied by explanatory notes or memoranda if relevant, so that the material is readily understandable to the user. Works with Attorneys requesting information and compiles and organizes information according to attorney preference.
Monitors current industry and legal developments for the practice group and informs attorneys of important events through emails, bulletins or other appropriate means.
Promotes awareness and training amongst the attorneys about research resources available to them, both internally and externally, working with Knowledge Management and Strategic Research as necessary.
Maintains familiarity with library operational functions.
Completes special projects on various issues as assigned.
Promotes effective work practices, works as a team member, and shows respect for co-workers.
A bachelor's degree is required. A Master's of Library Science (MLS) or Postgraduate Diploma in Library Information Studies is preferred.
A Master's degree in another specialty may be considered in lieu of the MLS or Postgraduate Diploma in Library Information Studies. A minimum of three (3) years of research experience in a law firm library may be substituted for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma. The successful Research Librarian will have knowledge of print and electronic legal and non-legal research resources; strong analytical skills; ability to organize collections of materials and information; well developed and professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm; strong communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to work as a team player; capable of collaborating with research staff in their own and other offices and drawing on the individual skills of the members of the research team to complete all aspects of an assignment; ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion; ability to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines; and knowledge and proficiency in PC applications, including MS Office, Adobe and SharePoint and other applications. Qualified candidates are encouraged to click the Apply Now link.
Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.
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