News Librarian Job Description Sample
Assistant Librarian - Subject Librarian For Biology And Psychology
Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success. Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students.
Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.
The Binghamton University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative and enthusiastic individual to serve as the Subject Librarian for Biology and Psychology.
These departments have an exceptional national reputation with a focus on interdisciplinary studies and research, including the Integrative Neuroscience and Evolutionary Studies programs. S/He will be part of a dynamic team pioneering the development of innovative library resources and services. The Subject Librarian for Biology and Psychology serves as the liaison for the departments of biological sciences and psychology.
The incumbent is a member of a dynamic team pioneering the development of innovative library resources and services for a diverse constituency of students, faculty, researchers and the community. The position works creatively and collaboratively to develop unique collections, provide instructional services, and play an active role in the planning and decision-making process of the Libraries through meetings, special projects and programs supporting a user-centered approach to services. Binghamton University Libraries is a collaborative environment that offers strong support for professional growth and development.
This tenure-track library faculty position reports to the Head of Branches Libraries and will also work directly with the Director of Collections on collections duties and responsibilities. Librarians are expected to contribute significantly to the profession. Duties and
For the disciplines of biological science and psychology:
Serve as library liaison for those departments
Assess, develop and manage the collections, subject guides and online resources
Provide specialized research consultations and subject-specific instruction services
Conduct outreach activities for faculty and students in these disciplines In addition, this position will:
Provide in-person and virtual reference service at library service points.
Represent the Libraries to appropriate campus units and University offices; participate in professional activities and committee assignments within the Libraries and on campus.
- Maintain a current knowledge and emerging trends in the field as they relate to reference, instruction, and collections services.
Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution, received by the time of appointment
Academic degree or course work, or significant work experience, in a field related to this position's subject responsibilities
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and build partnerships with faculty and staff in a culturally diverse community The Libraries are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Greater Binghamton Community: Located a few hours from major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C., the Greater Binghamton region is a safe, friendly and affordable community that offers residents a unique blend of rural life and urban appeal. To learn more, visithttps://www.binghamton.edu/visiting-campus/greater-binghamton-area.html.
Additional Information: The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates.
This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be foundhere. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017. Application Instructions:
To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references at http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Priority will be given to applications received by February 14th.
Research Associate Librarian OR Research Librarian
Proposed Faculty Rank
Research Associate Librarian OR Research Librarian
Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations
Non Tenure Track
New Position to Begin
Details The University of Utah seeks an innovative and visionary leader for their newly-created Digital Matters Lab, located in the J. Willard Marriott Library.
The model candidate will provide leadership and guidance as the lab and its contributors explore new avenues of research and scholarship at the university. This is a career-line faculty appointment with funding guaranteed for the first four years and an institutional commitment to securing continued funding beyond December 2021. The model candidate will provide leadership and guidance as the lab and its contributors explore new avenues of research and scholarship at the university. The Digital Matters Lab (DML) is a collaborative venture between the University of Utah’s College of Humanities, College of Fine Arts, College of Architecture \
- Planning, and J. Willard Marriott Library.
The aim of the lab is to provide the space, tools, and expertise necessary for computationally-enhanced research and teaching in the arts and humanities. Currently, theDMLinhabits a temporary, pop-up space in the Marriott Library, with plans to build out a much larger, more comprehensive center in the near future. The lab will include areas for collaborative work, instruction, digital fabrication, exhibition of research, and data visualization.
Projects will be driven byDMLstaff, as well as faculty and students from the partnering colleges. We imagine theDMLto be a hub of innovation and center for dynamic partnerships across the university. Responsibilities and Duties/Position Information
Community-Building and Leadership The Digital Matters Lab Director will guide projects relating to Digital Humanities, digital scholarship, and digital fabrication, charting a course for the lab and the university. They will provide oversight of day-to-day operations of the Lab; help to plan and organize intellectual programming, grants, fellowships, pedagogical initiatives, and outreach.
They will integrate these activities into the overall programs and services of the Marriott Library and the University. They will represent the Digital Matters Lab, serving as a liaison with University staff, faculty, and affiliated centers, as well as national and international peers.
Research Relationships and Partnerships The Director will assist in project definition and analysis, including advising about project scope, requirements and specifications, and project design; lead development of high-level goals, intake processes, workplans, and MOUs (Memorandum of Understanding) for digital project collaborations.
Trends and Strategic Directions Working with the Research & Development team, the Director will keep abreast of new methodologies and practices relevant to digital humanities, digital scholarship, and digital fabrication; update the Board and other staff regularly on practices, standards, events, and other developments relevant to the Lab’s long-term goals; engage in collaborative planning with colleagues across the Library to promote and support digital scholarship. Monitors emerging trends in the development of digital scholarship and digital library programs and plays a key role in strategic planning for the Marriott Library.
Research and Professional Development The Director will pursue professional development and their own (often collaborative) research projects related to the mission of the Lab, culminating in publication of results and/or presentation at appropriate venues. The director will represent the University of Utah and Marriott Library in professional associations at the international, national, regional, and local levels and serves on inter-institutional and institutional level committees and task forces related to digital scholarship, fabrication, and digital humanities as appropriate. Policy, Staffing, and Operations The Director will develop the Lab’s budget; direct the preparation and submission of grants; recruit, develop, and retain talented staff; coordinate the use of all Lab resources (funding, space, personnel) within the context of the Library’s overall approach to resource management. They will be responsible for leading a group with diverse talents and interests, and will be required to develop a team-oriented work environment that encourages collaboration and flexibility. Required and Preferred Qualifications
Required Education Graduate study (Ph.D. preferred) in the humanities, arts, architecture, industrial design, library sciences, social sciences, or a related discipline.
Required Experience • Demonstrated experience in an administrative position that includes supervision of personnel. • Experience in and strong understanding of digital technologies, scholarship and the digital humanities, and relevant experience in developing and leading digital humanities scholarship projects. • Minimum of 4 years professional experience in an academic or research library, or academic/higher education setting. • Commitment to engage in research and scholarship and potential to achieve promotion and tenure, as demonstrated by a record of research and scholarship and an ability to clearly articulate a research agenda. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Outstanding analytical, organizational, project, and time management skills and the ability to lead multiple projects. Ability to set schedules and meet deadlines within budgetary and time restraints. • Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. • Familiarity with recent scholarship and emergent best practices in digital scholarship and humanities. • Ability to apply modern pedagogical practices in in a workshop or classroom setting, and experience with effective digital pedagogy. • A commitment to open-source code, open-access scholarship, and innovation.
Required Technology Competence: • Microsoft Office
Preferred Education Ph.D. in the humanities, library/information sciences, arts, architecture, design, social sciences or related discipline.
Preferred Experience • Experience with a significant digital scholarship project. • Familiarity with a notable digital scholarship center and/or makerspaces. • Experience teaching humanities, arts, and/or architecture in for-credit courses. • Experience with grant writing and management including financial and activity reporting. • Demonstrated proficiency and capability with information technology systems in the context of an academic library. • Ability to work with different levels of IT expertise, from novice to expert. • Reading, writing, or speaking skills in a second language.
Compensation: $85,000 to $100,000 dependent on qualifications, plus excellent benefits including a 14.2% retirement contribution toTIAA-CREF/Fidelity, outstanding medical and dental coverage, and ample and flexible paid sick and vacation time. Preferred consideration will be given to all applications received by September 25, 2017.
EEO/Diversity Information The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact:
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Notice The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire.
Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen. Special Instructions for Candidates
Due to the temporary nature of this position, the Marriott Library will not be able to sponsor work-authorization visas. When prompted to do so, please upload a list of five (5) professional references. Candidates selected for on-site interviews will be required to provide three (3) letters of recommendation. Preferred consideration will be given to all applications received by September 25, 2017.
Open Date 08/08/2017 Close Date
Open Until Filled
Part-Time Librarian (Professional Librarian I) - Range 13 / NON
Job Title: PART-TIME LIBRARIAN (Professional Librarian I) - Range 13 / NON Closing Date/Time:
Fri. 03/02/18 5:00 PM Alaska Time Salary: $25.53 - $32.53 Hourly $2,042.40 - $2,602.40 Biweekly $4,425.20 - $5,638.53 Monthly $53,102.40 - $67,662.40 Annually Job Type: Regular / Part Time Location: Loussac Library, 3600 Denali St, Anchorage, Alaska Department:
Library Print Job Information | Apply Job Information Benefits Supplemental Questions Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee. This is a non-represented position (no union affiliation) and is subject to the provisions of the Personnel Rules of the Municipality of Anchorage. DEPARTMENT: Library HOURS OF WORK:
Saturday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Other hours as needed LOCATION OF WORK: 3600 Denali Street, Anchorage, Alaska This is a regular, part-time position working 4 hours per week. Example of Duties: Provide reference and readers' advisory services to the public either in person, over the phone or electronically.
Instruct the public on resources including the library's online catalog, databases, the internet, downloadable resources, and print sources. Provide program support for Adult Services. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences: Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school. Preferences: Prefer applicants with previous experience working in a customer oriented role.
Additional Important Information: The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program.
For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory completion of a national criminal background investigation (AS 12.62.160) and (AS 12.62.400). Accordingly it will be necessary for the selected applicant to provide certain identification information and be fingerprinted. Fingerprint cards must be dated within 30 days from date requested. The processing fee of $47.00 plus the cost of being fingerprinted (variable) is the responsibility of the selected applicant and must be accomplished before beginning work.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment. All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.
Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion. Application Process:
Once an applicant clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage.
For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627. For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time. The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA. For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.
Archive Librarian I - CNN - Library
Posting Job Title Archive Librarian I - CNN - Library
Time Warner Division
Turner Business Unit_TBS
CNEWS Industry Advertising Cable/Broadcast Television Networks Games – Development & Publishing Online Content/Services
Area of Interest Big Data/Analytics Broadcast Technical Operations Data Science Digital/Interactive Media Editorial News Operations/General Other Photography / Imaging Research
Location United States - Georgia - Atlanta Requisition #
162401BR Position Type
Posting Job Description This is our story We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN. What part will you play? Archive Librarians use expert research skills to find video in CNN'S in-house database to support production across all CNN Worldwide platforms .
What will you be doing?
Working in a deadline-driven atmosphere, the archive librarian conducts a thorough reference interview, prioritizes all incoming requests and uses editorial judgment to select and deliver research results.
Uses knowledge of video rights and restrictions to help source video or to direct clients appropriately.
The archive librarian catalogs archived video, including indexing using keywords from the Library's controlled vocabulary.
Relies on knowledge of departmental policies, video production needs and professional cataloging guidelines to apply keywords and metadata that enhance the accuracy of catalog information and gives quick access to video for production.
Participates in the maintenance of the Library's thesaurus, and may assist with special projects to support Library or CNN client needs.
Other duties as needed to support archive services during breaking news or staff shortages. What do we need from you?
Master's degree in Library or Information Science required.
At least one-year experience or significant training in cataloging or indexing.
Experience conducting thorough and appropriate reference interviews and providing reference service.
Demonstrable knowledge of news and current events. Experience with or knowledge of asset management systems.
Experience working with video or stills in an archive or broadcast production preferred.
News library experience and knowledge of rights management highly desirable. Must have excellent communication skills, ability to work with a diverse client community, and thrive in collaborative settings.
Must be able to prioritize and remain focused and detailed while working under extreme deadline conditions.
As CNN is a 24x7 news operation, schedules require evening, weekend and overnight shifts, so flexibility is a must. But wait, there's more!
Paid time off every year to volunteer + 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers + An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career.
Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS. See what it's like to work at CNN! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
Librarian I - 2260
Classification Information University Title Librarian I - 2260 Pay Grade 35 Salary Commensurate with qualifications Base of Employment P - P&S Job Category Professional and Scientific Pay Frequency Monthly Posting Details Posting Number 70588P Working Title Digital Preservation Librarian Advertised Employing Department University Library Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Term Proposed Start Date As soon as possible Proposed End Date or Length of Term Three years from start date Number of Months Employed Per Year 12 Full or Part Time Full-Time Summary of Duties and Responsibilities The Iowa State University Library is seeking a Digital Preservation Librarian for a 3-year term position. This position will provide expertise and coordinate efforts to develop a digital preservation program safeguarding the Iowa State University Library’s local digital assets, both born digital and converted, including electronic records, digital objects (text, image, audiovisual), web pages, and datasets.
The Digital Preservation Librarian, at a level of Librarian I or II, will assess the state of our digital preservation activities, identify collection priorities, and create and maintain policies, procedures, workflows, and strategies for sustainable digital preservation and access practices. The Librarian will also work with the Iowa Regent Libraries to develop the groundwork for collaborative/shared digital preservation efforts, and represent the university in matters concerning digital preservation at the local, national and international level. A Librarian I will explore, show interest in and have potential for institutional service and external professional activities.
In addition to the above, a Librarian II will be able to demonstrate, through evidence, increasing skills and leadership potential. Important attributes will include how to plan, organize, set and achieve goals. Having the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate will be essential to success, as the candidate will be working alongside the department to achieve this goal.
The candidate will also need to embrace the Library’s core values, demonstrate collegiality, and have strong commitment to public service and the land grant mission. ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S.
News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents.
The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community. Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation. Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans.
ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution. All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior. Required Education and Experience Master’s degree and related experience.
Supplemental Required Education and Experience Librarian I: Master’s degree and related experience. Librarian II:
Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience. The level of degree for either position must be in Library and Information Science or an advanced degree in a related disciplinary field with experience and/or training in digital preservation. Preferred Education and Experience Experience planning, implementing and managing a digital preservation program with knowledge of strategies, current trends, standards and best practices, policy development, and issues associated with digital preservation.
Working knowledge or experience of intellectual property rights and metadata standards as they pertain to digital preservation. Demonstrated strong technical expertise or experience with a wide array of digital objects in a library or cultural heritage organization. Working knowledge or experience of digital preservation tools and services such as Bitcurator, Archivematica, Archive-It, and DPN.
Location (if other than Ames) Additional Information The Guaranteed Consideration Date has been extended. This is non-tenure, non-faculty position. Iowa State University is a premier land grant institution located in Ames in the heart of Iowa.
Ames celebrates all four seasons and activities to accompany each of them. Ski venues, golf courses, aquatic centers and orchards are plentiful. Ames has over 30 parks (encompassing 750 acres), 13 park shelters, dog parks and miles of bicycle and walking trails.
As of the 2010 Census, the Ames population was nearly 59,000, and in 2014, CNN Money placed Ames at no. 8 on the list of top 50 best small cities in the country. Ranked no. 4 on the list of 100 Smartest Cities in America Study, no surprise that Ames and surrounding school districts are recognized nationally for quality education, low teacher-student ratios, and reading and math proficiency. Ranked by U.S.
News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation, ISU is one of three Iowa Regent’s institutions. Over 16,000 employees serve a population of over 34,000 students. Iowa State is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the University Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA). Librarians teach the required-for-graduation Library 160 course, have subject responsibility in all college course areas and are readily available to assist students, faculty and staff with research pursuits.
The campus boasts amenities like Art on Campus, a collection of over 2,000 works of public art, including Grant Wood’s largest murals located in Parks Library and many pieces by Sticks, Inc., founded by renowned artist and Ames native Sarah Grant. Collegerank.net lists the William Robert Parks and Ellen Sorge Parks Library at no. 16 on the list of the 50 Most Amazing College Libraries. Visit the City of Ames, Iowa State University and the University Library for additional information.
Department Contact Name Hilary Deike Department Contact Phone 515-294-0443 Department Contact Email email@example.com Department/Unit Website Application Instructions To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Special Instructions Summary Guaranteed Consideration Date 02/18/2018 Pre-Employment Screening All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/30323 EO Statement Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com. Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s) Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Senior Librarian - Public Services
Responsible for performing a full range of professional library work, including the performance of a variety of duties involved in planning, coordinating and implementing library services and programs. Serves as a non-supervisory, lead librarian at the Central or a branch library, interpreting and enforcing library policies when the manager is not present. Also, responsible for analyzing the public’s library needs, selecting library material, advising the public in their use of library materials, assisting library users with online resources and technologies, and handling reference and information search requests.
Act as a lead librarian at the Central or a branch Library.
Resolve patron problems by adhering to and modify library services consistent with established library policies and procedures.
Guide and assist patrons in locating answers to their questions using a variety of available resources materials; perform reference interviews and readers’ advisory services.
Provide professional reference, reader’s advisory, and programs to library users through various media.
Perform basic computer hardware and software troubleshooting.
Conduct instructional classes and assist on technology, the Internet and the library’s online resources to librarians and patrons.
Promote the use of materials through displays, bibliographies, and related activities; work with the marketing team to publicize services and create marketing material to promote library services and programs.
Participate as needed in the evaluation, selection, acquisition, retention, discarding, or special handling of library materials.
Plan, develop, and present programs of popular interest to the public; as well as evaluate programming and activities.
Maintain data, conduct periodic surveys, and compile narrative and statistical reports on activities and functions within the library.
Participate in day-to-day library operations including, but not limited to, opening and closing routines and banking/cash handling procedures.
Supervise library operations, including facility and public service operations, in the absence of the supervisor or manager. Preferred Qualifications Education/ Experience: One or more of the following are preferred qualifications for this position: + 1-3 years of recent professional public library experience
Working knowledge of library technologies and online resources
Experience with adult programming and public speaking in a public library setting
Training or experience in working with mainstream social media in a public library setting
Experience evaluating, selecting, and maintaining library online resources for a public library
Experience producing news releases, newsletters, and other publicity for an organization Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication
Knowledge of current principles and practices in public libraries, including public library operations, reference services, readers’ advisory, library materials selection, and library technology
Knowledge of online resources as well as general reference tools and services commonly provided to patrons by public libraries
Skill operating office equipment, computer equipment, and software programs, especially Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Access)
Skill utilizing current technology including mobile devices and social media and creating content using media tools (e.g. Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
Ability to analyze library related problems and take appropriate action
Ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others, including other City employees and the public individually and in a team
Ability to produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar
Ability to handle customer issues and complaints appropriately
Ability to speak and read Spanish or Vietnamese is preferred, but not a requirement Valid Class C Texas driver's license The incumbent works in a typical library environment but some physical labor, exposure to dust and travel between library facilities, may occur. Work assignment may be at any of the four library locations and may vary, depending on departmental needs; reliable personal transportation will be needed. Physical tasks may include lifting, squatting, bending, stooping, walking, and carrying supplies, as needed, to accomplish the tasks of the activity on a daily basis. Must be able to reach materials at 90” height shelving or shelving at floor level, lift/carry up to 50 pounds infrequently, and push/pull a 200 pound wheeled book cart. Must also be able to use keyboard and peripherals, and operate a telephone. Primary environment will be in a climate controlled, indoor atmosphere. The employee may interact with upset members of the public while interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Communication Creativity/Innovation Customer Focus Negotiation Skills Planning Results Focus Self Development Teamwork Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university 3 years professional library experience 1 or more years of experience acting as a lead librarian of a public library facility on a regular basis in the absence of a supervisor or manager ID: 2017-5149 Job Family: Library Operations Target Hiring Range: $23.04 to $25.97/hour Job Code Category: Library/Inf. Science External Company Name: City of Garland, TX External Company URL: http://www.garlandtx.gov Competencies: Communication Creativity/Innovation Customer Focus Negotiation Skills Planning Results Focus Self Development Teamwork Minimum Education & Work Experience: Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university 3 years professional library experience 1 or more years of experience acting as a lead librarian of a public library facility on a regular basis in the absence of a supervisor or manager
“World News Tonight” Production Internship, ABC News – Summer 2018
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible.
We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. At Disney/ABC Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….
Responsibilities :ABC World News Tonight with David Muir is the news division's flagship broadcast. With unparalleled reporting, World News Tonight provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world. Anchored by David Muir, the broadcast draws upon an award-winning team of correspondents, producers and off-air reporters. A day in the life… •Supporting all aspects of productions •Conducting video and editorial research •Logging tape and sourcing and clearing video •Pitching stories and booking interviews •Assisting with the administrative duties of the office
Basic Qualifications :What you bring to the role… •Ability to work in a fast-paced environment •Initiative and strong multi-tasking skills •Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines when necessary •Strong editorial skills •Writing, editing and shooting experience •Ability to work a flexible work schedule including weekends and evenings As well as... •All candidates must be possess unrestricted work authorization •All candidates must be at least 18 years old •All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months
- OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship •All candidates must be available from May/June to August/September • All candidates must be willing to work 32 hours/week (4 days). The two shifts are Sunday-Wednesday (11-7pm) and Wednesday-Saturday (11-7pm) •All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship •All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
Preferred Qualifications : •Undergraduate students in their junior year, senior year or recent grads •Previous internship experience in a local or national newsroom •Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Preferred Education : Journalism or related studies
Company Overview : The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.
Additional Information : These positions are with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc Compensation:
Intern positions are paid employment opportunities. Equal Opportunity Employer
Job ID: 519513BR
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Reference And Faculty Services Librarian
Reference and Faculty Services Librarian The George Mason University Law Library, located on the Arlington, Va., campus, invites applicants for the position of Reference and Faculty Services Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
This position reports to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services. The incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing all library services to faculty; as well as providing professional library services to students, staff, faculty and public patrons. Duties include reference and research services, law student instruction, management of the faculty liaison program, and other duties as assigned. Additional duties include:
Provide general reference services by e-mail, telephone, and in-person to students, faculty, staff, alumni, attorneys, and other public patrons; and prepare instructions and research guides (both online and print) to support instruction and reference services;
Oversee and coordinate liaison services to full-time faculty and law reviews, and serve as liaison for adjunct faculty members and provide support for them on the Westlaw TWEN course management system;
Provide liaison services to designated full-time faculty members:
Provide online searches for faculty and facilitate copying of cases, articles and other library materials upon request;
Assist faculty with locating print materials in the collection or by ILL or purchase, and also provide assistance in the use of electronic databases;
Work as liaison to teaching faculty in the identification, evaluation, and selection of library materials;
Create and update faculty and adjunct profiles, biographies, and CVs on the Law School website;
Draft and post on the law school website news stories about law school faculty, as needed;
Assist with other liaison responsibilities as needed;
Serve as coordinator of the law school’s working paper series on the Social Science Research Network; submit and keep updated faculty research papers for online publication and distribution; monitor usage statistics associated with faculty publications; and post original papers to the law school website;
Post on the law school website prior to each semester course syllabi, assignments, and related course descriptions and materials for all law school classes and assist faculty in the use of TWEN; * Assist with legal instruction in the LRWA (Legal Research, Writing and Analysis) program under the general direction of the Head of Reference and Instructional Services; lecture in selected law school classes on the use of legal and/or historical electronic databases; and participate in other workshops and instructional sessions as needed;
Serve as law school representative to the Virginia Law Libraries Digital Collections Consortium for the digitization of Supreme Court of Virginia records and briefs, and oversee the maintenance of the law school’s electronic file of Supreme Court records and briefs;
Participate in collection development, including reviewing both print and electronic materials for selection;
Obtain Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law passwords for faculty and staff and assist new users in setting up accounts and using databases; and oversee and monitor password lists in Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law in an effort to keep them current;
Coordinate with local paralegal class instructors to provide appropriate library services and tours;
Participate in professional development including attending conferences and meetings of national, state and regional professional associations. Serve on library and university committees; and
Perform other duties as required.
* J.D. from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school, and an M.L.S. or equivalent from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited library school;
Thorough knowledge of legal bibliography both in print and electronic formats;
Academic law library experience providing services to law faculty;
Relevant teaching experience;
Strong service orientation and organizational abilities;
Familiarity with basic HTML; * Ability to use a content management system (e.g., MODX , WordPress) to develop and maintain web content; and
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. # Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA814z at http://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online faculty application; and upload a cover letter addressed to Search Committee, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. # Mason Ad Statement Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition. Department: Law School and Law Library
Criminal Background Check:* Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check:* No
Job Category:* Admin or Professional Faculty
Role (State) Job Title:* Reference and Faculty Services Librarian
Working Title:* Reference and Faculty Services Librarian
Job Type:* Full-Time
Position Number:* FA814z
Recruit Number:* Faculty - 7193 Location: Arlington, VA
Pay Band:* No Response
Salary:* Commensurate with education and experience. For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 9, 2017 Posting Date: 10/13/2017 Open Until Filled?: Yes
Telework Friendly?:* No
Equity Statement:* George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Campus Safety Information: Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu/annual-security-report/
Research Instruction Librarian
Position Summary SUNY Geneseo
’s Milne Library invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Research Instruction Librarian at the Sr. Assistant Librarian rank. This individual will be responsible for scholarly communication developments and information technologies that affect access and preservation of scholarly information. This position will also have liaison responsibilities to the sciences. We are looking for a team member dedicated to user services who can thrive in an environment that encourages experimentation and creativity. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to collaborative work and strong outreach skills.
Develop and provide specialized information literacy instruction for the sciences and other academic departments as part of the library’s general instruction program for undergraduates
Provide outreach and research support to students, faculty, and staff in the sciences and other academic disciplines
Lead the development of a scholarly communications program that promotes the scholarship of Geneseo’s students, faculty, and staff
Remain current with developments in copyright, data analysis and management, open access, scholarly publishing, and open educational resources
Assist with the data analysis and assessment of library projects
Establish the long-term vision and manage operations of the undergraduate research journal The Proceedings of GREAT Day
Participate on library teams in support of the library’s mission Milne Library has a well-established culture of innovation and takes great pride in its excellence in information literacy instruction. The library has been recognized by the American Library Association for its Library Instruction Leadership Academy.
Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent
Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching information literacy to undergraduates
Ability to create training materials and to conduct workshops
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment
Experience with scholarly communications platforms, programs, technologies, or workflows
Experience providing research support, preferably in a liberal arts setting
Knowledge of data management practices
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and implement projects in a technology-rich environment # Posting Details
Special Instructions to Applicant Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses how his
/her qualifications meet the position requirements and a CV. Contact information for three references should be supplied at application. References will be invited to submit a letter of reference at the time of initial interviews. Review of applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by March 1, 2018. It is anticipated that preliminary phone interviews will be conducted the end of February. On-campus interviews should be completed by the middle of March.
About SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U
.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu/ ## Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.geneseo.edu/affirmativeaction.
Background Investigation Statement All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks
. See our full Background Investigation Statement at http://www.geneseo.edu/hr/employment.
Clery Statement Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report
(ASR) for the College at www.geneseo.edu/police. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651. Campus Title: Research Instruction Librarian
Department:* Milne Library
Posting Number:* F094 Number of Vacancies: 1 Full or Part-time: Full-Time
Appointment Type:* Term Tenure Track
Length of Initial Appointment:* 2 year
Job Posting Date:* 01/22/2018 Apply By: 03/01/2018 Open Until Filled: Yes
Outreach And Academic Engagement Librarian
Position Information Job Posting Number S00558 Position Title Outreach and Academic Engagement Librarian Department Reference-1260 Job Category Staff Posting Position Type Full-Time Position Details Reporting to the Research Librarian and Coordinator of Research Services the Outreach and Academic Engagement Librarian will work collaboratively with staff throughout the library as well as within the broader Wesleyan community to demonstrate the value of the library in a liberal arts environment. This newly defined position will be dedicated to expanding the library’s outreach efforts in order to strengthen relationships across the campus, particularly those with faculty and students.
This position will take the lead in building learner-centered programming and highlighting the role of the library in Wesleyan’s distinct culture. This position will also play a key role in promoting Wesleyan’s unique collections as well as engaging the research community and other constituencies outside of Wesleyan. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Chair the library’s Communications Team to publicize and promote use of library collections and services Create and deliver programs that enhance the library’s role in student instruction, faculty scholarship, and staff initiatives Collaborate with other campus constituencies – like the Center for Pedagogical Innovation, Career Services, to offer mutually beneficial programming Serve as liaison for the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Develop promotional materials that effectively communicate the library’s goals, services, and news to a variety of audiences, including editorial responsibility for the library’s newsletter Partner with the Digital Projects Librarian and others to further develop the online presence of Wesleyan’s unique collections Conduct library instruction for groups and provide one-on-one research consultations Provide general reference to students, faculty, staff, and the community Select materials in liaison subject areas as assigned Serve on library committees and task forces and campus committees when library representation is appropriate Maintain current knowledge of trends and changes in academic public services and contributing to the library profession through participation in the work of professional organizations Minimum Qualifications Masters in Library and/or Information Science and at least one year related experience in outreach or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Demonstrated experience coordinating, leading, and evaluating success of programs and events Facility with social media tools for organizational outreach. Expertise developing promotional materials and programs Knowledge of trends in effective marketing techniques Facility with Adobe Creative Cloud or equivalent Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team-based environment Demonstrated service orientation and creativity within an academic environment Effective communication and presentation skills.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as required Preferred Qualifications A subject master’s degree, preferably in the humanities or social sciences Experience in academic libraries Experience with graphic design Experience working in library public services, including general face-to-face and online reference work Experience teaching library instruction using information literacy concepts Experience in using Springshare Libguides software Management Competencies Not Applicable Competencies Action oriented, Flexible/receptive to change, Functional/technical skills, Interpersonal skills/savvy, Organizational skills, Teamwork/collaboration, Time management Special Instructions to Applicants Review of application will begin March 12, 2018 and continue till the position is filled. As a part of the application process, in addition to your cover letter and resume, please upload or provide a link to examples of the following areas that show cases your ability to promote an organization: 1. Professional social media outreach 2.
Promotional document Additional Information Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University. Supplemental Questions
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