News Librarian Job Description Sample
Electronic Resources Management Librarian
This position is responsible for providing support for management of the e-resource life cycle and the discovery of and access to electronic resources. Duties may include processing new orders for electronic resources, assisting with licensing, aiding in the management of electronic journal, e-book, streaming video, and database subscriptions, activating online access for electronic resources, trouble-shooting technical and subscription-related access problems, and actively working and communicating with vendors/publishers/library staff concerning electronic resources.
The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is long established as a preeminent public research university. The impact and achievements from the research, teaching and service conducted by its faculty, staff and students are far-reaching and global in scope. The University today is fully engaged in educational innovation.
The UW-Madison Libraries is one of the ten largest public university library systems in the United States. The libraries on the campus of UW-Madison reflect the breadth and comprehensiveness of the University's highly ranked schools, colleges, departments, centers and institutes and are a highly-valued partner in teaching, research and learning at the university.
Campus library collections are coordinated through the leadership of the General Library System (GLS), which provides technical infrastructure, support for acquisitions, and the integration of campus library services. The GLS spends more than $11 million per year on collection materials of which approximately $9 million is spent on electronic resources.
Here's an opportunity to work for the US Air Force's most storied and advanced Distributed Training operation. Winner of numerous US Air Force and US Department of Defense training awards over the last 18 years, the Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC) at Kirtland AFB, NM is the Air Force's primary hub for distributed combat training exercises, testing and experimentation. Through the DMOC, warfighters at locations around the globe face realistic environments to practice tactics and procedures in highly-realist training environments. The DMOC architecture integrates synthetic (virtual and/or constructive) simulations across various networks to support a battlespace that accurately models adversary and friendly weapons and weapons systems, focusing on Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems. Integrating live, virtual and constructive (LVC) elements, the DMOC paves the way to bridge the gap for fifth generation training in air, space, and cyber domains. This is your chance to influence an industry leader as the DMOC moves to the next level of exceptional training capabilities.
We're looking for innovative and forward-thinking Technical Librarians to help us create a state-of-the-art battlespace library and the tools to document and track it. The DMOC is on the verge of moving the Air Force to the next level of advanced distributed training, and the skills we're searching for may include:
Responsible for the overall operation of a technical library or resource center.
Manages the acquisition, classification, indexing, cataloging, storage and circulation of books, periodicals, papers, microfiche, classified reports and documents stored on various electronic media.
Organizes information materials to meet the needs of staff and/or customers.
Participates in the continual enhancement of library services, acquisition of information and equipment, and improvement of methods.
Conducts research and investigation into sources of special data that may be available, and takes the necessary steps to secure such information.
Provides assistance to technical personnel by conducting library research and preparing bibliographies.
May act as technical editor for proposals and other technical documents in support of the technical staff.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Participates in special projects as required.
Bachelors Degree in Library Science or a related administrative discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.
Current SECRET clearance required (non-negotiable), TS/SCI DCID 6/4 highly desired.
Bachelor's Degree in Library Science or a related administrative discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.
2-5 years of directly related experience operating a library or resource center.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of the acquisition, storage, retrieval and tracking of technical documentation in electronic formats.
Effective administrative and organizational skills.
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Req ID: 22893
Employment Status: AP - Active
Develop and maintain access to the CHOP electronic library resources (database, e-journals, e-books, citation management software) to ensure that the selection of content is readily available. Evaluate electronic resources and recommend additional e-resources to establish a well-rounded collection to meet staff needs. Assist staff in searches to support clinical care and medical education. Collaborate with the University of Pennsylvania's Biomedical Library.
Develop and maintain specialized knowledge of the electronic library's databases, search interfaces and other online resources
Assess, plan, implement, and support the acquisition and maintenance of additional user-focused e-resources through the cultivation of ongoing partnerships with key CHOP constituencies
Establish an interlibrary loan program through the National Library of Medicine's DOCLINE system and/or other means
Provide group and individualized training sessions and workshops on the use of all e-resources
Participate on CHOP education committees and establish relationships
Required Education and Experience
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Library Science, information science, computer science or related discipline.
Required Experience: At least two (2) years of related experience in a library setting.
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Library Science.
Preferred Experience: At least two (2) years of related experience in a medical library setting.
- Membership in the Medical Library Association (MLA)
- Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
Additional Technical Requirements
Demonstrated facilitation and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and to maintain positive relationships with leaders and staff at all levels
Demonstrated experience in coordinating and implementing complex projects
Demonstrated ability to identify, organize and define problems and develop solutions
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly complex organizational environment
Excellent verbal and written skills
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans. Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.
CHOP Careers Contact
2716 South Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Job Segment: Medical, Computer Science, Patient Care, Database, Healthcare, Technology
Librarian - Open Recruitment Pt/Ft Openings
- Survey Required - Please See Important Information Section*
Provides reference and reader's advisory services to library customers. Evaluates and selects materials for purchase and deletion. Tracks materials budget. Plans, coordinates, and provides library programs and outreach services. Assists customers in the use of personal computer and electronic resources.
Must Master's degree in Library Science or other ALA-accredited Master's Degree such as Master's in Information Resources and Library Science, Masters of Library and Information Science.
For positions in Youth Service areas the following education and experience will be accepted in lieu of MLS or MLIS:
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Instructional Technology, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Children's Literature or other closely related field, plus a Library Media Endorsement and one (1) year professional librarian experience in a public library or school library/media center, OR a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Children's Literature or other closely related field, plus a Library Media Endorsement and three (3) years professional librarian experience in a public library or school library/media center may be substituted.
Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.
Provides reference and reader's advisory services and information about library policies, materials, services, and community resources in person, on the phone, or through electronic communications.
Provides information to staff on appropriate ways of dealing with customers in the library including children and/or young adults.
Evaluates and selects materials for purchase and deletion in assigned area. Monitors assigned allocation of library materials budget.
Provides input on the branch collection development plan and strategic goals.
Develops, maintains and participates in outreach activities to promote use of library materials and services.
Creates, coordinates, and provides programs, activities, and resources for the library. Some may be targeted for outreach to children and young adults.
Assists customers in the use of personal computer and electronic resources.
Develops, monitors and maintains the Library's web pages and verifies links on the Library's home page.
Serves as librarian-in-charge as assigned or on a rotation basis handling emergency situations as well as customer complaints.
Participates in training workshops, committees, task forces, and other professional development activities.
Reference And Instruction Librarian
Logo Posting Number FAC00132PO18 Classification Title Affilate Librarian Internal Title Reference and Instruction Librarian Campus Beaufort 03 College/Division USC Beaufort College/Division Level Department BFT Libraries Advertised Salary Range $40,000-$43,365 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 1950 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Work County Beaufort 07 Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track Job Search Category Faculty
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Benefits for FTE Positions
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.
Advertised Job Summary
The Reference and Instruction Librarian provides reference services and instruction of various types to students, faculty, staff, and other library users. Reference is done in person, by phone, by email, and by online chat. This librarian's work directly supports the university's goal of educating information literate students. This librarian works 37.5 hours a week, primarily afternoons and evenings. Other duties include but are not limited to: provides occasional coverage for circulation services; responsible for closing the library each weekday night and supervising support staff with closing procedures.; keeps statistics and compiles reports; participates in professional service, professional development and scholarship activities.
Essential duties include:
Designs and teaches library instruction sessions for classes in a variety of disciplines. Works closely with faculty members to ensure that library instruction meets student needs.
Collaborates with other librarians to assess the effectiveness of library services.
Creates and maintains LibGuides and other library guides.
Creates library instruction tutorials for specific programs, classes, or assignments.
Creates library displays, library newsletters, and other library outreach materials as needed.
Assists faculty with literature reviews.
Evaluates and develops print and electronic collections for specific subjects. Other collection development activities include evaluating donations and weeding as needed.
Required Education and Experience
ALA-accredited master's degree in library and information science. Recent experience in an academic library.
Recent experience in an academic library.
Recent teaching experience, preferably at the college level.
Recent experience providing reference services.
Recent experience with Blackboard, LibGuides, and WordPress.
Posting Detail Information
Desired Start Date Job Open Date 08/16/2018 Job Close Date 12/21/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/38161 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
Do you have an ALA-accredited masters degree in library and information science?
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List of References and Contact Information
WHY JOIN US
Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.
WHY WE EXIST
Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.
Performs professional and supervisory library duties by managing a library agency or library function.
A Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited college or university; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
- Customer Commitment
- Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
- Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity
- Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
- Organizational Excellence
- Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
- Success through Teamwork
- Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals
- Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Must be able to lift, push, pull, stand, bend, kneel, sit, stoop, crouch, balance and walk for extended periods of time. Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods of time.
Ability to handle materials weighing up to 35 pounds.
Inside work 95% of the time and outside work 5% of the time.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Provides reference and reader's advisory services. Instructs and assists customers in accessing library information.
Plans, promotes, and presents programming. Coordinates, markets and manages programming led by outside presenters. Participates in community engagement activities and community outreach.
Executes performance management duties to include but not limited to: training, coaching, documenting and evaluating performance of subordinate staff.
Effectively assumes in-charge responsibilities for routine daily operations of an agency, building and grounds as assigned.
Trains, schedules, and supervises library volunteers.
Actively seeks and participates in professional development opportunities and stays abreast of emerging technology and trends in the Library Information Science Field.
Serves on library committees and task forces as directed.
Performs collection development and management activities.
Maintains knowledge and practices adherence to library and county policies and procedures, rules and practices.
May include assuming agency in-charge responsibilities.
Knowledge of public library principles and processes, including the creation, communication, identification, selection, organization, storage, retrieval, evaluation and dissemination of information.
Knowledge of the role of the public library and the services it provides to a diverse clientele in an environment of rapid technological change.
Knowledge of Library, County and HR policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the foundation and application of information technology, creation and management.
Skill in the use of standard office equipment and Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to apply the concepts of public library management, including effective decision making, problem solving, analysis and evaluation of professional issues, operational problems, policies and standards.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
Ability to make effective decisions.
Ability to assist patrons in the use of library materials in all formats.
Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to accurately sort, file, and/or retrieve material using alphabetical, numerical and chronological systems.
Ability to instruct customers in the use of library materials in all formats.
Ability to develop curriculum for new instructional programs.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.
Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. MON
Electronic Resources Librarian
Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions
The Electronic Resources Librarian has primary responsibility for maintaining access to the library's online databases, content management system, discovery layer, knowledge bases, proxy server, and electronic services.
All librarians fully participate in liaison activities for assigned academic departments, such as collection development, advanced reference, and instruction. Librarians also participate in general reference/research assistance (including some nights and weekends) and in faculty governance of the library.
Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement to enhance knowledge of field.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study in the field to enhance abilities.
Contribute to student growth and development.
Support Winona State University's mission to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. Provide service to the university and community including the program, department, college, university and greater community.
Responsibility for the lifecycle of the library's eResources: implementation, testing, troubleshooting, and customizing for the best user experience
Responsible for the library's ERM, link resolver, discovery layer, and proxy server.
Analysis of the use and performance of resources through data collection and data analysis in conjunction with the Collection Development Librarian and the Assessment Librarian.
Participant in the library web team.
Provides proactive, user-centered reference assistance in-person and via email, online chat, phone, or other means.
•MLS/MLIS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution
Experience with electronic resources, including online databases, link resolvers and proxy servers
Demonstrated commitment to quality service
•Second subject master's degree or earned doctorate
Academic library experience specifically reference, collection development, and instruction experience
Skills appropriate for the analysis of the use and performance of resources through data collection
Experience with ERM, content management systems (Springshare), link resolver, discovery layer, and proxy server
Knowledge of Java Script or other scripting languages
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated project management skills
Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and creatively in a rapidly changing environment
Additional Information:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled; Review begins immediately
APPLICATION MATERIALS: In addition to completing the online application, please attach the following to your application: 1) A cover letter addressing how you meet the responsibilities and qualifications; 2) Resume/CV; 3) Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate); and 4) a list of at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact Lori Mikl, Director of Affirmative Action/Equity & Legal Affairs, Winona State University at firstname.lastname@example.org or (507) 457-2766.
APPOINTMENT DATE: As Soon As Possible
RANK: Assistant Professor
SALARY: Commensurate w/ Experience
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Probationary/Tenure Track; Nine-Month Appointment – Additional Duty days may be assigned
POSITION AVAILABLE PENDING BUDGETARY APPROVAL.
All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States.
If hired, official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources prior to first duty day.
Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty organization (IFO) which can be found at http://www.minnstate.edu/system/hr/contract_plans/index.html
In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, faculty and staff driving on college/university business, who use a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a vehicle Use Agreement form and conform to Minnesota State College and Universities vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.
Persons writing letters of reference should be advised of Minnesota's open record law which can make such letters available to applicants upon request.
A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. An equal opportunity educator and employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
HS Librarian (Anticpated November '18) - Singley
WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Principal & Director of Learning Resources
PAY GRADE: In accordance with approved salary schedule as approved by the Board of Trustees (195 Days)
DEPARTMENT: Assigned campus
DATE REVISED: 06/2015
Provide visionary leadership in learning resources, instructional support, and digital innovation to work with students, teachers, and the school community to develop a culture of literacy across Irving. Provide services and a wide variety of resources that encourage students to develop skills in locating, evaluating, synthesizing, and using information to solve problems, Serve as teacher, materials expert, and curriculum adviser to involve the library in the instructional program of the school. Promote pleasure-reading activities that foster the development of life-long readers.
Masters degree in a directly related field from a recognized accredited college or university; MLS preferred
Valid Texas teaching certificate
Valid Texas School Librarian, Learning Resources Specialist Certificate, or Endorsement
Strong organizational, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of library and information science
At least two (2) years exceptional performance as a classroom teacher
Proven leadership in school libraries and/or instructional skills to work with students, staff, and the school community
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Effectively plan and administer the library program to meet campus and district goals.
Promote a campus-wide culture of literacy.
Demonstrate knowledge of classroom curriculum and instructional content in various disciplines to support student learning.
Collaborate with teachers to create high level and engaging lessons incorporating research and information literacy.
Train faculty, staff, and students in use of digital resources.
Establish, communicate, and model standards of conduct, monitor student behavior, and respond to student misbehavior appropriately.
Demonstrate knowledge of best practices in school libraries, trends in research and digital literacy.
Provide a safe, attractive, and user-friendly environment that promotes a positive learning climate.
Use a systematic analysis to assess and weed materials and maintain a viable and current collection
Select print and digital resources that adhere to board policy, align to curriculum, and reflect diverse points of view.
Maintain accurate, current, and easily accessible records including reflections submitted to director every six weeks, circulation stats, database usage, inventory reports, transaction receipts and overall statistics of library usage.
Regularly attend monthly director-led librarian PLC meetings and other district training as required.
Demonstrate a positive relationship with students, teachers and the school community.
Provide effective leadership and supervision (where applicable) for library clerk, student helpers, and parent volunteers.
Maintain a library webpage and social media presence with the assistance of the media specialist (where applicable) that is up-to-date, interactive, and demonstrates the library program's impact.
Serve as innovative instructional leader, problem-solver, and model of life-long learning for the campus.
Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical and responsible; adhere to the Professional Code of Ethics and all district policies.
Comply with and support all district and local campus routines, policies, and regulations.
Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education, and the local board in the area of library services including but not limited to copyright and censorship.
Perform other duties as directed by the principal and/or Learning Resources Program Director.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and problem solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Should be able to interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making. Occasional in-district travel. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Systems Architecture And Web Services Librarian
Colorado School of Mines invites applications for a Systems Architecture and Web Services Librarian.
Description of Job
The Arthur Lakes Library of the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for the position of Systems Architecture and Web Services Librarian. We are seeking a creative, tech-savvy professional who is not just enthralled with the wild world of library platforms, systems, and applications, but also deeply passionate about how to optimize them to perform as a cohesive, unified systems architecture and a fully integrated information environment. The successful candidate will also take the lead on advancing the Library's web presence (https://www.mines.edu/library/), designing an engaging and effective experience for our users.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
- Experience in library systems administration and familiarity with library-specific technology, software, standards, and protocols (e.g., library services platforms, link resolvers, proxy servers, VPNs, metadata harvesting standards, etc.)?
- Experience with web authoring languages and content management systems (e.g., HTML, XML, XSL, WordPress, etc.)?
- Experience with dynamic scripting languages and interfaces, (e.g., Perl, PHP, Java, APIs, etc.)?
- Knowledge of best practices for user design?
- Knowledge of multiple operating systems (e.g., Windows, Mac, UNIX, etc.), desktop and peripherals infrastructure, cloud and mobile environments?
- Ability to work well in a wide range of project environments from independent initiatives to collaborative committee undertakings?
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
Please visit our website for the complete job announcement and instructions on how to apply: http://jobs.mines.edu/cw/en-us/job/493321/systems-architecture-and-web-services-librarian
Senior IT Program Manager – Global IT Enterprise Data Librarian
Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions – we're a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to be a part of technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.
Join us for a career in IT that changes lives.
CAREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES
The Enterprise Data Librarian (EDL) will be part of the Global IT Information Management Services (IMS) Team. This position is responsible for being the "Chief Data Librarian" for Medtronic by building and expanding an Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) Program that makes finding and leveraging enterprise data easy for Data Analysts, Data Scientists, and IT Developers.
A DAY IN THE LIFE
- Partner with data governance stakeholders to create and maintain data cataloging-related policies, SOPs, and data standards. Data governance stakeholders may include Data Quality and Compliance (e.g. GDPR) management.
o Define and maintain a data taxonomy (e.g. defining the attributes and values used to describe database tables and columns, reports, and unstructured data).
o Define how an enterprise data dictionary will be created and maintained.
o Define how an Enterprise Conceptual Data Model should be created and maintained.
o Define and maintain the standards for how EDC software will be used by Functional/Domain Data Stewards.
o Define and maintain how data and reports are certified so users can filter to the most important objects in the EDC.
o Define and maintain a standard Data Function/Domain Training Program that can be used to educate users on how to find data and reports and query data within functions/domains.
o Ensure Functional/Domain Data Stewards follow policies, SOPs, data standards, and training program design.
o Define how the list of Data Owners for application databases/repositories is created and maintained as Data Owners are key contributors to the EDC.
Build and lead an Enterprise Data Catalog Team of matrixed Functional/Domain Data Stewards. This will be the Medtronic Data "Help Desk".
Train team of Functional/Domain Data Stewards. Keep the team apprised of latest Policies, Standards, and Procedures.
Act as a Functional/Domain steward when necessary to implement policies, SOPs, and data standards using EDC software and the knowledge of Data Owners.
Create and maintain funding/resourcing model for Functional/Domain stewards, administrators, software, hardware, and support.
Set clear direction and objectives.
Establish meaningful metrics and track against them.
Create and maintain the prioritized program roadmap for domain/function roll outs, software upgrades, process improvements, policies/standards/procedures etc.
Works closely with business and IT stakeholders to understand and address business and technical needs.
Lead the configuration and rollout of software that enables the EDC.
MUST HAVE (Minimum Qualifications)
7+ years of relevant IT experience with a bachelor's degree or 5+ years of relevant IT experience with an advanced degree
Comfortable designing and enforcing a critical business process
Passion to be the Medtronic "Chief Data Librarian"
5+ years' experience using SQL programming language.
NICE TO HAVE
3+ years' experience in the Data Governance field.
Experience working across business units and geographical boundaries to engage IT, business and team members as required.
Experience communicating conceptual and technical information to non-technical audiences.
Strong leadership and teamwork skills
Excellent business analysis skills
Solid Project Management skills
Strategic thinker with attention to detail
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Ability to work in a virtual organization
Comfortable driving continuous improvement.
Comfortable with Data Architecture and Data Modeling principles.
Comfortable learning, configuring, and working in off the shelf software.
Experience with EDC-related projects.
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description 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.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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