Music Librarian Job Description Sample
Music Librarian And Coordinator Of User Experience
Haverford College seeks to hire a full time (37.5 hours per week), exempt, benefit eligible Music Librarian and Coordinator of User Experience.
As Music Librarian, serves in the Libraries as a member of the Research, Instruction and Outreach team and supports achievement of the College's educational goals. Has overall responsibility for planning, developing, managing, and evaluating the facilities, services, and resources of the Music Library, a branch of the Haverford College Libraries. Supervises a team of student liaisons and assistants, approximately 2 FTE.
As Coordinator of User Experience, oversees the overall library user experience, in person and online. In collaboration with team members, improves, creates and facilitates models that enhance a range of services, including materials discovery, circulation, peer-to- peer engagement and other relevant programming. Manages directly 2 FTE and indirectly an additional 2 FTE and several student assistants.
Other responsibilities include: providing research, instruction and outreach services to the Music Department; collaborating with staff across the College to explore and implement information and instructional technologies; continually assessing and improving library service including our web presence; working with counterparts in the Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Libraries in a well-developed consortial partnership.
Major Primary Responsibilities:
Administers the departmental Music Library. Operations include course reserves, circulation, stack maintenance, equipment troubleshooting, etc.
Oversees and supports service staff in delivering an excellent user experience, physically and digitally, and assesses and improves relevant service areas.
Leads assessment initiatives of the Libraries' user experience team including working with Communications to ensure the Libraries' web presence is meeting constituents' needs.
Hires, trains, and supervises student assistants in the Music Library.
Serves as library liaison to the Music department by developing close working relationships with faculty and students. Provides a full range of reference and instructional services including research assistance and instruction both in and out of the classroom.
Develops, maintains and catalogs music collection materials in all formats. Coordinates collection development in these areas with colleagues at Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore College.
Develops and maintains familiarity with a wide range of music genres and a general background in musicology, music theory, composition, and performance as well as trends in music librarianship.
In conjunction with other staff, explores and implements information access and instructional technologies, especially those related to digital media and collections.
Contributes to cooperative projects of the Tri-College Consortium (Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges) through membership on working groups or committees.
Collaborates on assessment initiatives for the Libraries.
Directs the gathering of user feedback, requirements, and UX research using various input models and methods, and makes recommendations and changes informed by that input.
Helps shape an organizational culture that supports user-focused service and UX design.
Stays informed of trends related to user-centered design and usability in libraries and library technologies.
Supports an inclusive community of faculty, students and staff and supervises a diversity of colleagues.
Line of Report: Reports to the Librarian of the College. This position supervises the Access Services and Building Coordinator, Interlibrary Loan Specialist, Student liaisons and assistants.
Education, Training, & Experience:
Education: An ALA-accredited master's degree, or equivalent in training and experience is required. Undergraduate degree in the Humanities is required.
Work Experience required: Three years experience is required. Proven experience in delivering, assessing, and improving a variety of library services focused on the end-user. Strong experience with Research, instruction, and outreach services.
Work Experience desired: Experience working in an academic or research library; library collection development; knowledge of information technology in higher education, such as audio and video streaming technologies, online visual resources, or course management system. Knowledge of web-page development and in the use of web-authoring tools. Capacity to catalog music texts presented in modern European languages desired. Supervisory experience is highly desired.
Other requirements: Excellent interpersonal and teaching skills, judgment, and initiative; the ability to work energetically and collegially with all constituencies of the academic community; excellent oral and written English-language communication skills; problem solving skills and enthusiasm for exploring new ground; the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team; and the ability to maintain a flexible schedule.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Six to eight hours
Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Never
Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Never
Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Up to three hours
Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Up to three hours
Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Up to three hours
Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): Six to eight hours
Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Never
Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Up to three hours
Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Never
Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Never
Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Never
Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Up to three hours
To Apply: Interested applicants should visit (https://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Cam...) to complete an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references. Please note that failure to provide the required documents may result in lack of consideration. The application deadline is Friday, March 22, 2019.
Haverford College has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the academic program, lived experience, and composition of the College community. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will contribute to the College's educational mission.
Haverford College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Manager of Talent Acquisition and Staff Development
Librarian IV - Assistant Regional Librarian - Deltona And Ormond Beach Regional Libraries
The County of Volusia is seeking two (2) energetic, highly motivated Librarian IV - Assistant Regional Librarians with a strong commitment to customer service for the Deltona Regional Library and the Ormond Beach Regional Library to join our Library Services Division. In addition to providing high quality reference service, this individual will oversee daily operations of the library branch, to include, training of staff and supervision of their work, updating procedures, reporting statistics, monitoring facility maintenance needs, onsite supervision of contracted workers including security guards and cleaning vendor workers, lending and document delivery activities. Other responsibilities may include collection development, outreach, user education, creating tutorials, presenting webinars and classes. The Librarian IV will be responsible for overseeing the program planning for youth and adults.
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
Directs a major library service (Adult Reference, Children's, or Computer/AV) and accompanying staff within the regional branch; may oversee service at small, community branches.
Is responsible for the regional branch when the Regional Librarian is not present.
Develops, orders, and maintains library collections within established policy guidelines for assigned specialized area or branch.
Oversees, plans, promotes, and executes programs for children, teens, and/or adults.
Plans and attends outreach or other library promotional activities for children, teens, and/or adults.
Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of professional and/or paraprofessional employees.
Assists with recommending employee classifications, promotions, and other personnel activities within the branch.
May actively prepare, monitor, update, and approve employee schedules and work time in the County's electronic payroll system.
Responsible for the appearance, security, and reporting maintenance issues of a specialized area or branch.
Makes recommendations on policy and procedural changes.
Compiles formal and informal reports regarding progress toward library's general/specific objectives.
Receives reports from and coordinates activities of service or unit heads including scheduling and work assignments.
Markets the collection and the other library supported activities.
Participates in professional and community associations and organizations.
Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.
May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits.
Attends workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required.
Participates in professional organizations.
Performs work of all lower level library classifications and related work as required.
Attends professional meetings pertaining to a specialized area of library service.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
May be assigned to other office locations based on operational needs.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Responds to emergency situations.
Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program and three (3) years of professional library experience after the degree, including responsible supervisory or administrative work preferably as head of a library work unit or as assistant head of a branch. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire
NOTE: Must attach a copy of your MLS degree/transcript to your application
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of complex library functions and operations in multiple areas of specialized service.
Knowledge of the methods of analyzing library needs and reader interests, and other aspects of the information sciences.
Knowledge of library management and supervisory principles.
Advanced knowledge of library material selection standards and policies of the library system.
Customer service skills.
Skill in operating integrated library systems and other relevant computer operations.
Able to plan, promote, and execute age appropriate library programs and outreach activities.
Able to offer age appropriate reader's advisory services.
Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Able to prepare and present reports.
Able to establish effective relationships with other library professionals, supervisors, administration, staff, public groups, children, teens, and other library patrons.
Able to keep abreast of current trends in library science.
Able to perform basic to moderate mathematical computations including cash-handling techniques.
Able to supervise and evaluate subordinate employees and/or volunteers.
Able to make independent decisions and use judgment on routine and non-routine matters.
Able to employ appropriate policies and procedures and to explain them to others.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Able to work under stressful conditions
Able to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational need.
Physical Demands: Medium, repetitive work. Ability to see, hear and listen, talk; detailed finger dexterity (including grasping and small tool manipulation), may require visually acuity for fine print. Ability to lift and push 25+ pounds, carry, bend, reach, kneel, crouch, stretch, twist, and climb. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend professional and technical manuals, procedures, and journals; memos, policies, safety instructions, etc. Ability to speak clearly and concisely. Ability to relate information, data, and detail verbally and in writing. Ability to perform basic mathematical and monetary functions.
Environmental demands: Inside work.
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Music Teacher - Elementary Music Program
Music Teacher - Elementary Music Program
Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
2019/2020 school year (184 school days)
3/1/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
See Certificated Salary Schedule
Date Posted:2/15/2019 Application Deadline:3/1/2019 4:00 PM Pacific Employment Type:Full Time Length of Work Year:2019/2020 school year (184 school days) Salary:See Certificated Salary Schedule Number Openings: (At time of posting)1Contact: Charity Pelz Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 916-294-9000 104408
Various Elementary Locations
Location:Various Elementary Locations
Job Description / Essential Elements:Print
Folsom Cordova Unified School DistrictPosition ClassificationCLASSROOM TEACHER – K-12Definition:A classroom teacher is the person who has the primary responsibility for teaching his/her assigned students.Primary Function:The teacher will perform as an instructional specialist in an assigned teaching position. Working collaboratively with other staff members, the teacher will plan, carry out, and evaluate the instructional activities for groups and individual students, for assigned classes and subject areas. With administrative assistance and cooperation, the teacher will provide a learning environment that allows for individual differences and respect for the dignity and worth of each individual student.Secondary FunctionIn addition, the teacher will foster innovation, industry, sophistication, and expertise in providing a school wide program of educational excellence. The teacher will actively participate in extra curricular activities, such as advisor, sponsor, coach, and/or spectator.Directly Responsible to:The classroom teacher works under the immediate supervision and direction of the principal as well as any staff member designated by him/her, including grade level or department chairperson, teaching vice principal, or vice principal. Final responsibility and authority for assignment and performance is vested in the principal.
The minimum requirements are a Bachelor's Degree and a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in the assigned grade and/or subject area(s).Assigned
Categorized under the evaluation and assessment guidelines of California Education Code 44662.a, b.1, 2, 3, 4, and e.Progress of Students toward Board Established Standards at Each Grade Level in Each Area of StudyvThe teacher will identify, prescribe, and select materials to meet the instructional needs of assigned students.vThe teacher will establish standards of student performance which can be quantitatively and qualitatively evaluated.vThe teacher will assist District and site-level specialists in the identification, assessment, and resolution of special student problems (*i.e., health, attitude, and learning).vThe teacher will administer group tests in accordance with District or school testing programs and will utilize the results of the testing program for identifying student needs in order to provide appropriate instructional activities.vThe teacher will communicate effectively with students and parents (legal guardians) with regard to the individual student's progress and interpret the school program.vThe teacher will maintain accurate and appropriate records of pupil progress, achievement, attendance, and prepare required forms and reports.CLASSROOM TEACHER – K-12 (continued)Instructional Techniques and StrategiesvThe teacher will use a variety of techniques and methods while teaching the course/program objectives which will promote positive student achievement.vThe teacher will develop and implement lesson plans to provide for the needs of the students which are consistent with the state framework, District policy and guidelines.vThe teacher will acquire knowledge and develop strategies essential to effectively teach assigned students and will maintain professional competence through professional growth.vThe teacher will attend District workshops, professional in-services, and/or college classes to keep current with changing methods and procedures.vCurricular ObjectivesvThe teacher will develop/use course outlines at the secondary level and long-range lesson plans at the elementary level which incorporate goals, performance level objectives, and units of instruction with estimated time factors. These course outlines and/or long-range lesson plans will serve to implement department, school, and District level philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, and administrative regulations.vThe teacher will be prepared to teach the disciplines that are required through changing state framework and curriculum needs.vThe teacher will develop goals and prepare to implement specific objectives for assigned classes.vThe teacher will participate in the development and implementation of school and District curriculum and other areas of educational concern.Suitable Learning EnvironmentvThe teacher will maintain a behavioral climate in the classroom conducive to student learning and demonstrate firmness, fairness, and empathy toward the student. The teacher will encourage constructive student behavior within the framework of the total school program.vThe teacher will interpret and apply the California Education Code, Title V, Board policies, District regulations, and school procedures in the classroom, on the school grounds, and other areas of assigned supervisory responsibility.vThe teacher will demonstrate mutual respect and dignity for staff members, students, parents, and administration.vThe teacher will work cooperatively with the entire school staff to promote effective learning experiences for each student.vThe teacher will plan and coordinate the work of teacher aides, teacher assistants, para-professionals, and volunteers.vThe teacher will maintain a functional learning environment, including orderliness of equipment and materials assigned to the classroom, maintenance of records which establish student accountability for assigned school property (examples: texts, workbooks, supplies, tools, locks, drafting boards, etc.). The teacher shall instruct students in the proper use and preservation of school property.vThe teacher will assume the responsibility for the safety and welfare of students in his/her classroom, for immediate interior and exterior supervision during passing periods, recess, before and after school, and whenever a clear and present danger is observed on or about the campus.Non-Classroom ResponsibilitiesvThe teacher will attend required meetings called by administrators, grade level or department chairpersons.vThe teacher will model punctuality at all prescribed functions.CLASSROOM TEACHER – K-12 (continued)vThe teacher will abide by the professional ethics standards as related to staff relations established by Board policy.vThe teacher will participate cooperatively with site-level administration in the development and implementation of the site and/or department budget(s).vThe teacher will attempt to resolve staff differences at the unit or school level on a one-to-one basis first, and then, if needed, with the assistance of the department or grade level chairperson and/or administrator.vThe teacher will be accountable for supervision as assigned by the principal or designee.vThe teacher will promote good school/community relationships by actively participating in extra curricular activities (examples: advisor, sponsor, coach, and/or spectator.)
Requirements for Applying
REQUIRED:VALID CALIFORNIA SINGLE SUBJECT MUSIC CREDENTIAL
Must submit on-line application through Ed-Join to apply. Required documents must be scanned and added to the application as attachments. We DO NOT accept transmissions via e-mail or fax.
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Reference (Up to 3)
Requirements for Applying
REQUIRED:VALID CALIFORNIA SINGLE SUBJECT MUSIC CREDENTIAL
Must submit on-line application through Ed-Join to apply. Required documents must be scanned and added to the application as attachments. We DO NOT accept transmissions via e-mail or fax.
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Reference (Up to 3)
The Folsom Cordova Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of district employees or job applicants based on any legally protected characteristics, actual or perceived, including, but not limited to: race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or gender expression or association with any of the aforementioned protected group statuses.Title IX Compliance Officer: Donald Ogden, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, 1965 Birkmont Dr, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742, 916-294-9000
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The Systems Librarian provides expertise in application administration related to library systems, technologies, interoperability, and software that increase and enhance access to academic resources at McConnell Library, with a strong emphasis on collaborative working relationships. The individual in this position is responsible for application administration, evaluation, coordination, and trouble-shooting of library specific technologies.
The individual resolves problems, including but not limited to the following applications: WorldShare Management Services (WMS); ILLiad; EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), and EZproxy. Duties include: ?WorldShare Management Services (WMS) Administrator: trouble-shoot, manage system configurations and changes, permissions, upgrade notifications, and liaison with OCLC support services, and OCLC development team as needed. ?ILLiad Administrator:
Load and configure new releases, patches, security hotfixes; manage user accounts/permissions and remote access; edit custom ASP scripts and web pages; serve as primary technical contact and liaison with Atlas Systems; arrange for new product and maintenance orders. Regularly coordinate all ILLiad initiatives with the Interlibrary Loan staff in Access Services. ?EZproxy Application Administrator: Patch, configure, upgrade EZproxy application.
Handle technical configuration changes, authorizations, restrictions. Assist Collection and Technical Services staff with e-resources configurations and trouble-shooting. Collaborate with Division of Information Technology staff on authentication issues. ?Primary EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) Administrator, trouble-shoot application level issues, and liaison with EBSCO's support services.
Collaborate with Collection and Technical Services, Research Help staff, and Division of Information Technology staff, in assuring comprehensive access to all library e-resources. ?Manages and documents configuration for interoperability with other library services using OAI-PMH and search protocols such as Z39.50 and with other internal services such as LDAP, Shibboleth, or institutional single-sign-on. Working with other library staff, leads the technical analysis and testing of prospective new library and archival services (including digitization) and databases, and develops recommendations for future technologies.
The Systems Librarian reports to the Head of Collection and Technical Services, and works with all library departments.
Understanding of access issues associated with electronic resources; knowledge and understanding of electronic publishing; working knowledge of bibliographic and metadata tools (e.g., MARC, BIBFRAME, Dublin Core, EAD, Open URL, link resolvers, knowledge bases). Demonstrated ability to manage technical projects within an academic library setting and knowledge of academic libraries and their patrons. Extensive experience in administering and managing library service platforms (LSPs) and related interoperable software, e.g. discovery service, interlibrary loan system, access and authentication system, or other systems as needed.
Working knowledge of existing and emerging library and electronic resources trends, standards, protocols, and codes of practice, including, but not limited to transfer protocols, OpenURL, and KBART Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to diplomatically establish and maintain cooperative working relationships that foster a productive environment for problem-solving and project completion.
Experience with administering and trouble-shooting WorldShare Management Services (WMS) LSP. Evidence of interest and ability in applying innovative technologies and creative problem-solving to enhance library services.
Familiarity with network and systems administration across multiple operating systems including Windows and Unix-based proprietary and open source systems. Demonstrated success in collaborating with or teaching technology to diverse colleagues. Ability to work independently or in a team.
Instruction And Research Support Librarian ( Two Positions) - Bunker Hill Community College
Bunker Hill Community College seeks a self-motivated, service oriented, full-time Librarian to work as part of the Library Services team serving students, faculty, staff and community users. This position will have a particular focus on information literacy instruction, research support, and faculty collaboration. This position will also contribute regularly to overall library operations including circulation/reserves, reference, and collection development. Duties and responsibilities include working with all library collections both physical and digital, designing and implementing instruction, and day-to-day oversight of the Library. The schedule will vary to meet the needs of the Library & Learning Commons. The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse library users and library staff.
Provide library service and bibliographic instruction that supports student success in both the library and online environments
Work as part of a team at the circulation/lending/inter-library loan and reference assistance service points in the Library in support of student success
Provide instructional services to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons in the form of information literacy workshops and one-on-one consultations
Work as part of a team to develop and offer innovative methods of instruction in information literacy in support of student success
Provide professional library services to community college students, faculty and staff and assist them in the use of the library's print and online resources
Provide onsite and virtual reference services and assist students in the use of student computers and printers
Compile reference and instruction statistics and reports as needed
Create and maintain library displays and exhibits in collaboration with the College and Cultural Event Planning Department
Serve as faculty liaison to the English Department
Assist in collection development activities including materials selection, collection assessment, and weeding
Serve as a backup in the absence of other librarians and assist with circulation functions as needed
Work evenings and weekend rotations as necessary
Will work two days per week at the Chelsea satellite campus
Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science (M.L.I.S. or M.L.S.) or closely related field from an accredited program;
At least two years of experience including reference service and bibliographic instruction in an academic library, preferably in a community college setting;
Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population;
Knowledge of library database searching, the research process, principles of active learning as applied to information literacy, and information literacy frameworks;
Strong commitment to information literacy instruction, and demonstrated aptitude for teaching in multiple formats in support of students with differing levels of academic preparation, and varying physical and learning abilities;
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse environment;
Familiarity with the types of digital content and online services currently in use in libraries;
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using LibGuides and Microsoft Office applications;
Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals;
Ability to work evenings and weekend rotation as necessary
Background in English composition or literature
Salary Range: $54,956.00-$60,000.00. Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education & Experience In Accordance With MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Full State Benefits.
Grade 5, Unit Professional position
Review Date: To Ensure Consideration, Application Materials Must Be Received By March 7, 2019.
Submit cover letter addressing the Required Qualifications, resume, copies of your transcripts and contact information for 3 references through the online application at: https://bhcc.interviewexchange.com.
Librarian II (Blyden Branch Manager)
The City of Norfolk's Public Library is seeking an experienced Librarian II (Blyden Branch Manager) for the Blyden Branch Library. Work involves managing the daily operation and various library functions of the facility. The position is responsible for providing customer service and information to patrons, planning and coordinating special projects and system-wide public initiatives, promoting general usage of the library, and operating all library equipment.
Norfolk Public Library became the first free public library in Virginia in 1904, and its collection includes classic and popular items from the late 19th century to today. Norfolk Public Library provides equal opportunity access to information, high quality book and multimedia materials, programs, exhibits, and on-line resources to meet the needs of our diverse community for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and intellectual stimulation. To fulfill its mission, the Library employs a knowledgeable, well-trained staff committed to excellent service and civility.
Departmental Hiring Salary Range: $52,020.00 to $57,222.00
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Supervises branch employee recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling and performance reviews.
Directs the operations of the branch library including reference services, circulation, public computing, use of databases and online digital materials for streaming and downloading, collection development, programs, and customer service.
Monitors the branch library budget, manages branch library collection, supplies, and equipment.
Establishes and maintains policies and procedures and implements quality control standards.
Provides leadership and mentoring to meet department goals.
Oversees facility maintenance, custodial services and security services.
Promotes partnerships and collaboration between the library and the community through outreach and community engagement.
Coordinates programming efforts by working with other branches, volunteers, departments, and community organizations.
Responsible for preparing financial and operational reports.
Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline which is acquired in a master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university.
Two (2) years of experience as a professional Librarian or equivalent professional experience including management experience is required.
The preferred candidate will possess:
Five (5) years of professional experience working in libraries and possess two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Considerable experience in reference work, program planning, or library collection development.
Flexibility in task assignments, an ability to interact positively with people of all ages and work as a part of a service delivery team.
Additional Information & Requirements
Commonwealth of Virginia Professional Librarian Certification within six (6) months of employment is required.
Valid driver's license is required.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week. Monday through Saturday, with evening and weekend rotation work required.
Work Location: Blyden Branch Library, 879 E Princess Anne Rd., Norfolk, VA 23504
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
Librarian I - (On Call)
THIS IS A PART-TIME, ON-CALL, AS NEEDED POSITION WITH NO SET SCHEDULE INCLUDING EVENING AND WEEKEND HOURS. THEREFORE, NO INSURANCE BENEFITS WILL BE OFFERED. THIS POSITION'S PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE PERFORMING REFERENCE ASSISTANCE AT LIBRARY'S CUSTOMER SERVICE DESK.
THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED WITH FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 7TH SO PLEASE DO NOT WAIT TO APPLY.
Under general supervision, to perform library work; to assist in directing the City Library; and to perform related duties as required.Distinguishing Characteristics
The incumbent in this position serves under the direction of the Library Director and must possess sound knowledge of the principles, practices and philosophy of public library work. This position has responsibility for using independent judgment, organization and administrative skills.
The position requires working with the public of all ages, answering their library needs. The position will be given a specific area to develop, such as Children's or Reference Services, to include a program of service and collection of appropriate materials.
Representative Duties / Qualifications
Provides reader and reference advisory service; answers reference questions, using reference and circulating collection.
Plans, organizes, publicizes and directs programs for a specific target group, ie. children or young adults.
Coordinates the acquisition, cataloging, classification, circulation, distribution, weeding, care and preservation of library materials for a specific area of concern.
Participates in selecting books, audio visual materials and other materials for inclusion in collection and develops programs to stimulate reader interest.
Performs original and copy cataloging on the OCLC bibliographic utility.
Budgets the funds needed for their assigned area.
Market the collection in assigned area of concern.
Prepare reading lists and bibliographies.
Create specialized files and indexes as needed (i.e., local documents files, collected biographies index, etc.).
Create and present programs for assigned area, including booktalking, storytelling, etc.
May be responsible for outreach into the community (class visits, talks to a service club. etc.).
May be assigned as Library liaison to an outside organization.
Assists in the development of Library goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
Responds to citizen complaints and inquiries, serves on professional boards and committees and other job related meetings.
Perform related duties as required.
General knowledge of the principles, practices and philosophy of public library work.
Library classification, cataloging, circulation, distribution, reference techniques and practices, book selection and programming.
Public Services Librarian I/II:
Principles and practices of organization, administration, budgeting, personnel management and supervisory techniques.
Computers - both library specific software & general pc operations.
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities of a library system.
Represent the library in a public relations capacity.
Analyze and respond to community needs and requests.
Develop and conduct special programs.
Communicate effectively with all age levels.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co workers, the general public and other City staff.
Spanish speaking skills and knowledge of specific library computer applications are desirable qualifications.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to acquire the knowledge and abilities would be:
- Librarian I:
- Librarian I/II:
Graduation from an accredited Graduate School of Librarianship with a Master's degree in Library Science or the equivalent.
Individuals interested in being considered for the On-Call Librarian I position must submit an application and responses to the required supplemental questions by the final filing date. It is preferred you apply through the NeoGov system. Individuals wishing to file a paper application in lieu of the on-line application process should contact the City of Benicia Human Resources Department.
Applicants are expected to accurately document their related experience and any training, education, and/or skills relevant to this position. Applicants should respond to all supplemental questions, even if the information is also contained in the application.
Application materials will be carefully evaluated; applicants who document possession of experience and education which most closely meet the requirements of the position will be invited to participate in the next phase of the selection process, which may include an assessment center and interview process.
Upon hire, the successful candidate/s will be required to provide documents of proof of eligibility to be employed in the United States. Candidates must pass a thorough background investigation and a pre-placement medical screening, including a drug screen.
Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to future steps in the process.
If, due to a disability, you need accommodations at any point during the application or testing process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 746-4766.
Top MessageBoth current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.Message to ApplicantsNumber of Positions Available1University TitleLaw LibrarianWorking TitleLaw Library FellowDepartmentLaw Library AdministrationDepartment LocationColumbusRequisition Number446478Summary of Duties
The primary responsibility of this position is providing, in a service-oriented environment, sophisticated research and reference assistance to faculty, students, and other users of the Moritz Law Library.
The fellow may also teach sessions on legal research in classes within the College of Law and elsewhere in the university; take part in the evaluation and selection of information resources; manage content on the library's website and in online research guides; participate in the Moritz Law Library's faculty and law review liaison programs; participate in outreach efforts to make students, faculty, and staff more aware of library resources; and work on special projects. Some evening and weekend hours are required. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Public Services.
Additional Information for Applicants:
This is a 12-month term appointment.
Please include resume and cover letter for full consideration.
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.Required Qualifications
A JD from an ABA-accredited (or foreign equivalent) institution; demonstrated interest in law librarianship or current enrollment in an MLS degree program at an ALA accredited school; in-depth knowledge of legal resources and legal research in electronic and print formats; strong service orientation; excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Experience working in an academic law library; knowledge of sources and research methods in law and non-law disciplines.
Target Salary$23.62 - $23.62 HourlyJob CategoryAdministrative and ProfessionalJob Appointment (FTE%)
Full/Part TimePart-timeTemporary or RegularTermPosting Start Date02/16/2019Posting End Date02/24/2019Dept Contact NameAzcarraga-Carter,Gale MarieDept Contact Phone614/292-5690Quick Linkhttp://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/92758
Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian
About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian supports the service portfolio of the Library by providing client service, technical expertise, training, and support for tools and practices used by faculty, researchers, students, librarians, and other partners engaged with digital scholarship and publishing. The position also coordinates the College's Open Educational Resource initiatives as a way to reduce the cost of higher education and improve student success. The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian will contribute towards the vision and development of forthcoming initiatives, including a center to support digital scholarship, and provide a more cohesive and holistic service environment for scholars. Working with other librarians, staff, and campus partners, the incumbent will develop, implement, expand, and sustain services, including the technical infrastructure, that advance Library and campus digital scholarship and open educational resource activities to support contemporary research, teaching and learning practices.
Serve as the primary digital scholarship resource within the Library.
Provide consultation for digital publishing software and methods, including WordPress, Omeka, open access, and open educational resources.
Help scholars use common digital humanities tools and methods, such as text analysis; web scraping; GIS; scanning and OCR; data visualization; audio and video production; etc.
Provide instruction and training on digital scholarship tools, techniques, and methodologies.
Serve as a catalyst and facilitator for the Library's digital scholarship activities.
Evaluate user needs and service gaps; testing new tools, platforms, and software with an eye to potential deployment at SUNY Maritime; staying current on tools, trends, and methods to enhance services.
Participate in outreach and promotional events and maintain our web presence for digital scholarship services and open resources.
Partner with faculty and other researchers, and partners and vendors, as needed, to plan and create effective, innovative and sustainable digital scholarship projects.
Initiate, build, and nurture relationships within the Library, campus, and external communities to develop and implement digital scholarship services based on researcher needs, current standards, and best practices.
Manage the College's Open Resource initiatives.
Advocate effectively for OER to a variety of audiences and maintain focus on activities that will generate significant ROI.
Advise on metadata creation related to publishing and repository services.
Advise faculty, students, and other researchers on using digital tools and techniques to enrich their research and provide access to their scholarship.
Coordinate campus wide OER training events.
Stimulate adoption of OER through faculty grants and a promotional campaign.
Evaluate the initiative's ROI by measuring performance metrics like adoption rate, cost-savings, and student performance.
Maintain awareness of emerging digital scholarship trends, technologies, tools, methods, standards, and initiatives and evaluate their usefulness to the local environment.
Participate in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements.
Serve on college and library committees, participate in local, regional, and national associations, and engage in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure.
Other duties as assigned by the Library Director.
Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent.
Evidence of strong public service orientation and experience.
Curiosity about and comfort with new technologies.
Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
Experience with OER and/or scholarly communication.
Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
Capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
Exposure to digital scholarship services in libraries.
Demonstrated experience in the use and application of digital scholarship or digital humanities tools, technologies, approaches and platforms (such as textual analysis, data visualization, multimodal publishing, or digital exhibits).
Understanding of the research lifecycle and demonstrated knowledge of the ways that new technologies are affecting the production of scholarship.
Effective instructional, presentation, organizational, and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage and balance multiple projects and priorities.
Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.
Second master's degree in relevant subject area.
Data curation and metadata use in libraries or digital humanities contexts.
Advanced skills in one or more of the following areas: GIS, media digitization (images, audio, video), data visualization.
Familiarity with research methodologies and processes across a range of disciplines.
Experience leading startup initiatives.
Experience working in a digital scholarship center.
Engagement or active participation with national or regional digital scholarship initiatives.
Experience with grant writing and fulfilling grant reporting requirements.
Classification/Salary Range: The Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $52,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.
Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.
Budget Title: Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian
Local Title: Assistant Librarian
Line #: 00556
SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action
SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at email@example.com.
If you need a disability related accommodation, please call The Office of Human Resource Services at (718) 409-7303 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7350. It can also be viewed on line by selecting University Police at www.sunymaritime.edu
Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
Cover letter with salary requirements
Contact information for three professional references
Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edits your profile or to upload additional documents.
Summer School Librarian
MUST APPLY BY Friday, March 8, 2019
Elementary certification preferred
Beginning Salary- $25.53
Hours: Open 4 hours each day plus a total of 5 hours (CLOSED) for acting Librarian to handle technical and administrative duties- ex. Additional program prep and set up; publicity for local papers, radio, and cable; shelving materials; etc.
TITLE: SUMMER SCHOOL LIBRARY PROGRAM COORDINATOR
1.Valid Pennsylvania Department of Education Library/Elementary Certification, preferred.
2.Demonstrated experience in developing activity programs related to reading and literature.
3.Experience working and supervising groups of students, required.
4.Good presentation skills, required.
5.Possess knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed below, required.
6.Maintain a positive attitude with students.
7.Such alternatives to the above as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. .
REPORTS TO: Elementary and / or Middle School Principal
JOB GOAL: To provide interest related and enriching library experiences to students in the Kane community during summer months.
- Develop a summer library program flyer to be handed out to preschoolers and
elementary students prior to students leaving for summer vacation.
- Plan and implement literature-related programs (i.e., fingerplays/flannelboard presentations/
story reading and/or storytelling experiences/ related DVDs or films, as well as
supplemental crafts and activities) for two distinct age groups:
a. Children entering or just completing kindergarten
b. Children having completed 1st or 2nd grade
- Plan and implement special multi-age presentations (especially for those having completed
- Plan and implement a summer reading contest with appropriate specifications for the variety
of ages involved.
Publicize the summer library program via the newspaper, radio & Comcast cable.
Provide accessibility to the library's resources for informational and recreational reading
as well as to on-line programs and websites.
Provide reading guidance as needed.
Maintain scrapbook on summer library programs (include newspaper clippings, sample
flyers, contest forms, etc.)
- Handle technical & administrative duties of the library – ex. additional program prepara-
tion and set-up, circulation procedures, shelving of library materials, sorting
mail/checking in new magazines and periodicals, etc.
10. Any other duties assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret literature, periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and administrative regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individual groups of colleagues, students, and supervisors.
Ability to calculate, problem solve and apply mathematic concepts of courses assigned to teach.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situation where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in a specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
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 stand and talk and hear. The employee will occasionally sit and walk, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally push and / or move up to 50 pounds such as a TV/VCR/Computers.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee continuously interacts with the public and other staff and occasionally meets multiple demands from several people.
The work environment characteristics describe 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. Most work is performed indoors.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Subject to the provisions to the Summer Library Program approved by the Kane Area School Board of Directors.
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