Photo Scanner, EverPresent, Newton MA

Company Description
EverPresent, Inc. is currently seeking to increase its team of photo
scanners as it grows. We help families digitize their old photo and video
collections and need motivated, reliable individuals to add to our growing
team of scanning and photo editing technicians. Experience with computers,
especially Windows, is a plus but you will learn how to operate the scanners
and edit photos on the job. Our office is located at 1024 Chestnut St.
Newton, MA 02464. A 15 min walk from the Eliot stop on the Green D Line.

Qualifications:
- 4 year college degree or equivalent
- Proficient in computer use, especially Windows
- Some experience scanning images and/or working with digital image files
(i.e. Epson scanners, Adobe Suite, etc...)
- Professional demeanor, attention to detail, responsible attitude and a
willingness to learn!

Duties
The position is responsible for digitizing, editing and quality checking all
types of photos and videos that come in to our office. As well as
interacting and communicating directly with our consultants. We will teach
you what you need to know but you will own a customer's materials from start
to finish! This includes:
- Operating all scanners in our office (Epson, Kodak, Copystand)
- Operating all software to get the job done
- Helping problem solve to address customer requests and end uses

Schedule and Wage
- Starts at $8.50 per hour
- Starts at 20 hours per week
- Strong performers will have the potential to increase hours, hourly wage
and responsibilities quickly

Application Instructions
Send email with reason for interest, relevant experience and resume to
chris@everpresentonline.com

Deadline for Application
Current round: June 20th, 6pm


We are a growing company so we will accept strong applicants after this
date.

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Research Librarian, Law Firm, San Francisco CA

LAC Group is seeking for immediate hire a temporary Research Librarian for our client, a prestigious international law firm, in the firm's San Francisco office. The temporary Research Librarian, working as part of a centralized team of researchers, provides efficient research and reference services through a complex network of information sources for attorneys, legal assistants and staff across all of the firm's offices.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides legal and non-legal research assistance across the firm's global network of offices, using a combination of print and non-print resources such as Westlaw, Dialog, Thomson Innovation, Pacer, OCLC, CCH, BNA, Dun & Bradstreet, and others;
  • Assists library users in utilizing print and non-print legal and non-legal research tools;
  • Collaborates firm-wide with other research librarians on research requests, product evaluations, and other special projects.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science;
  • 3+ years of library experience in a legal or other professional services firm environment;
  • Must be able to work in a virtual team environment.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • In-depth knowledge of complex legal and business online resources; legislative and patent research experience strongly preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of legal bibliography, research and law library procedures;
  • In-depth knowledge and excellent skills in the use of information networks such as BNA, CCH, Dialog, Dun & Bradstreet, OCLC, Thomson Innovation, Westlaw and others;
  • Excellent skills in the use of MSOffice applications, i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel along with superior skills in the use of Adobe Acrobat;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details, problem solving skills, and independent decision making skills when working with attorneys and staff;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently;
  • Ability to lift and shift heavy volumes up to 20 pounds and ability to retrieve and replace objects from shelves up to 8 feet high.

For immediate consideration, please apply at:http://goo.gl/E0PQ8

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Integrated Technologies Librarian, Lafayette College, Easton PA

Integrated Technologies Librarian at Lafayette College (revised)

Lafayette College seeks a creative Integrated Technologies Librarian to join its growing Digital Scholarship Services program. The successful candidate will lead UI/UX design using Open Source tools (for example, Drupal, PHP, CSS, jQuery, and D3 for data visualization), investigate and implement technologies to improve discovery of digital resources, and share responsibility for management of the Library's hosted ILS.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or the equivalent; knowledge of current and emerging technologies in academic librarianship; ability to develop creative and innovative approaches to improving the user experience; expertise in XHTML, CSS, Javascript/jQuery; ability to work collegially and communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences; ability to understand and convey meaningful information about technical problems to vendors and the college's central IT unit.

Candidates with experience administering Drupal and/or institutional repository software, a history of user interface development, additional programming knowledge, or a keen interest in and strong potential for digital library development work will receive special consideration.

Compensation: salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits, including college tuition support for children. The library strongly encourages and supports professional development.

For consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter addressing job qualifications, and three professional references to: Neil McElroy, Dean of Libraries, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042 or via email to: castells@lafayette.edu.

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Senior Librarian - Children's Services, Peabody Institute Library, Peabody MA

Peabody Institute Library in Peabody MA seeks a full-time Senior Librarian - Children's Services.  Responsibilities and qualifications are described below.

Responsibilities: Reports to Library Director.  Responsible for providing services to children including: developing department goals and objectives; department policies; circulation; collection development and maintenance including materials selection and weeding; creation, development and maintenance of departmental web page; program development including summer reading programs, story hours, etc.; readers advisory services; staff supervision, training and evaluation; department scheduling; management of children's PCs; coordination of appropriate activities and policies with young adult librarian; attendance at professional workshops; outreach services to the public schools and other community agencies. Performs other similar duties pertaining to the functions and goals of the Children's Department, including liaison with branch library staff.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS. At least two years related experience that includes familiarity with current library technologies and experience supervising others. Schedule is 35 hours per week, and includes one evening per week, and every 2nd Saturday.

Starting Salary: $46,082.53

Interested candidates should send their resume and letter of application to Martha
Holden, Director, Peabody Institute Library at 82 Main Street Peabody MA 01960, or email to
holden@noblenet.org

The position remains open until filled.

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Communications Assistant, Christ Church, Cambridge MA

Title Communications Assistant
Full Or Part Time Part-Time
Hours Per Week 19
Salary $18/hour
Days And Hours Required Office Hours:

Monday 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00- 2:00 p.m.

Remaining hours may be negotiated within normal business hours.

Christ Church Cambridge is seeking a Communications Assistant who will work collaboratively with the clergy and office staff in developing all means of internal and external communications, with an emphasis on developing a consistent image and message across all platforms.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Communications
• Website management and maintenance
• Monthly newsletter compilation and distribution
• Creation and distribution of weekly parish wide email
• Coordinating any marketing and advertising
• Print production of posters, flyers, brochures, announcements, and ads
• Implementation and oversight of social media presence, including: Facebook pages, Twitter account, blog(s), etc.
• Photography and Video editing associated with website and print communications
• Facilitating access to digital and online presence for clergy and office staff

Clerical
• Support clergy and parish administrator with phone calls, email and calendar

Because of the visibility and importance of these functions, the candidate should:
• Be familiar with "Safe Church" standards
• Have pastoral sensitivity and appropriate standards of confidentiality
• Have some familiarity with a parish community


Required Education,  Experience and Skills
Proficiency in the following software programs is preferred:
• Word Press web software
• Adobe In-design and Photoshop
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Audio and Video editing tools

Required skills:
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Must have demonstrated computer proficiency including use of Microsoft Office
• Have a collegial working style and be able to work collaboratively as a member of a team
• Must be able to work independently
• An ability to juggle many projects and priorities simultaneously
• Ability to delegate assignments and oversee volunteers
• Be proactive, highly organized, and detail oriented

Please contact The Rev. Jonathan Eden, Associate Rector
617.876.0200 extension 11 or at jeden@cccambridge.org

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Records Manager, RSD, Andover MA

Opportunity

Work with global national enterprise customers across pharmaceuticals, insurance, financial, manufacturing, and government agencies in this opportunity to develop Information Governance solutions to their corporate records management challenges. We are seeking person who will work with executive and management leaders, business thought leaders, and IT specialist in the customer in the development of their Information Governance solutions based on RSD GLASS®. The opportunity here is for this individual to work across many business lines within the customer in a records management role in identifying and implementing solutions to creation of Information Governance platform using RSD GLASS®. As a RSD GLASS® expert you will advise and guide customers to successful deployment and creation of an Information Governance platform to support the customer programs.

As a thought leader in the application of corporate records techniques in creating an Information Governance platform for customers. As a product expert in RSD GLASS you will find solutions, ideas, and techniques to maximize their Information Governance objectives around RSD GLASS®.

Experience

Experience in development of corporate retention schedules, records disposition process policies, management of physical records, and information technology solutions deployment at the scale of large or global national enterprise. Development of metadata, records life cycles, and disposition and classification events.

Project management experience in deployment of corporate records solutions using information technology.

Have strong communication skills upward sideways and downward, speaking to all levels of the organization and stakeholders. Clear successful experience working with Corporate Records Management.

Detailed corporate records experience in one of the following: finance, pharmaceutical, banking, manufacturing, or government agency. Experience in information technology projects which are core infrastructure applications supporting corporate requirements.

Analytical skills to apply an IT Information Governance solution to customer's corporate records business challenges.

Ability to work with customers to identify and develop solutions, and to think creatively.

Thought leader for customers in adapting their Records Retention Schedules into a GLASS Enterprise Master Classification as an Information Governance Solution

Develop Corporate Records Management solutions using GLASS for physical and electronic information assets.

Coaching skills for records managers and information governance managers, and work with them in development of effective programs.

Skills

Demonstrable Corporate Records Management skills and expertise. Clearly understand the benefits of creating Information Governance Management platforms at the corporate level.

Proficient in the relevant best practices within industry, appropriate application of records management standards DOD, MEDOC, HIPPA, FRCP, or applicable state rules.

Project management certification or reference able experience.

Managing and leadership roles with deployment of Information Technology solutions at the corporate level.

Corporate Records Manager certification.

Minimum Bachelors Library Science or related fields.

Superior customer skills at all levels of a customer organization.

Superior written skills.

Prior Experience

Prior experience as a successful project manager / project leader of Information Technology solutions.

Minimum 5 years' experience and active leadership role as Enterprise Corporate Records Manager

 

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to D.PRICE@rsd.com

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History/Archivist Wanted, Brookline MA

History/Archivist

Wanted: an advanced student in the history/archives program able to help a
scholar navigate the online world of gathering, storing, and retrieving
information.  Candidates must be intellectually curious, capable, supportive
non-smokers with a sense of humor.  They should also be familiar with and
knowledgeable about the range of computer software programs designed to help
scholars organize material, create bibliographies, sort data, interface with
online catalogues, create keywords, and the like.

One-on-one sessions will begin in September at my home in Brookline. I am
near a Green Line B T-stop and also have room for a car to park. Pay = $50
an hour.

Interested applicants will send a brief cover letter and resume to:
catherine.corman@verizon.net.

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Adult Services, Rutland Free Library, Rutland VT

Adult Services. Seeking lively librarian who wields the tools of the trade with confidence, humor and compassion. A belief in out-of-the-ballpark public service and outreach as well as the realities of a shifting technology landscape is critical to your success.

Yes, there are some traditional responsibilities, but think larger and send your resume plus three references to Paula Baker, Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street, Rutland, Vermont 05701 or paulajb@rutlandfree.org until 6/24/2013.

37.5 hours a week for roughly $45,700 annually, plus health insurance, dental, life insurance/disability, annual and sick leave as well as other benefits. A Master's degree in Library Science or comparable is required.

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Casual Reserves Associate, Frost Library, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Casual Reserves Associate ( No Benefits)
Frost Library
Applications accepted until position filled
$16.00 per hour

35 hours per week, July 15-October 11, December 9-March 7, no benefits

Reporting to the Head of Access Services, the Casual Reserves Associate provides support to the Reserves Associate who is responsible for obtaining and processing all print and electronic readings for Amherst courses. Specific duties include: check faculty reading lists against catalogs and multiple databases to determine what Amherst owns in print and online formats; process print and electronic items for students. Work schedule may be flexible.

Minimum qualifications: high school plus additional specialized training, Associate's degree preferred; 1-3 years relevant work experience; demonstrated knowledge of web-authoring tools and office software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Prior experience using the Ex Libris ALEPH system a plus. Candidate should possess excellent search skills in online catalogs and databases. A close attention to detail and ability to multitask are essential.

Apply online: https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/557

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Adult Services Librarian, Saxton B. Little Free Library, Columbia CT

Adult Services Librarian, 35 HR, benefited position in small, rural community focused library.

Responsibilities include ILL, management of adult collection and programming, shared supervision of volunteers and Library Assistants. This position also serves as primary contact for ILS management and new technology, engages in readers' advisory and circulation.

Strong customer service skills and technology skills needed, as well as ability to work as both team and independently. M.L.S. or library work experience preferred. Salary range low $40,000's.

Applicants should send cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to: Adult Services Librarian Search, Saxton B. Little Free Library, 319 Rt 87, Columbia, CT 06237 or electronically to: staff@columbiactlibrary.org by July 26, 2013. Full job description available on our website, www.columbiactlibrary.org. No phone calls please. 

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Library Assistant -- Temporary, Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS), Boston MA

Library Assistant -- Temporary


The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) seeks a Library Assistant - Temporary to support professional members of the library staff ensuring both access to and the security of the library's holdings, primarily through staffing the library orientation desk, overseeing researchers in the Society's reading room, and assisting full-time staff on special projects. The position is essential in facilitating access to, while maintaining the security of, the Society's collections.

The MHS is an independent research library that collects, preserves, and makes accessible manuscripts and other materials that promote the study of the history of our nation-a mission that has remained constant since 1791. The MHS holds more than 3,600 manuscript collections, as well as extensive collections of early American imprints, newspapers, maps, printed ephemera, photographs, engravings, and other research materials. The library is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:45 AM-4:45 PM, Tuesday 8:45 AM to 7:45 PM, and Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Hours: The regular hours for this position are 10-2 Monday-Friday (20 hours/week), with the possibility of additional hours when permanent staff take scheduled vacation or sick time. This temporary position is for a ten week term beginning July 8 and ending September 14 with some possibility for extension.

Pay Rate: $12.00/hour

Duties: The Library Assistant - Temporary is part of the Reader Services staff (6.5 FTE) and reports to the Reference Librarian. Duties include staffing the Society's library orientation room, registering researchers and explaining library policies and procedures, directing telephone calls, providing information about exhibitions, publications, and public programs; monitoring the Society's reading room, including the supervision of researchers, and securing all materials on hold for researcher use; processing requests for reproduction of library materials for reference purposes; and assisting with other library projects as needed.

The Library Assistant - Temporary will spend about half of their time assisting the Reference Librarian with special projects and the other half of their time staffing the orientation and reading rooms.

Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree or be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's program. Coursework in history, with experience in a library, archives, or other public history setting preferred; a demonstrated interest in history and/or the library science profession strongly desired.

The successful candidate will also have experience working with a diverse public in a customer service or similar position, strong planning and organization skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team, the ability to consistently enforce policies and procedures, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, excellent attention to detail, and strong research skills. The ability to be flexible and to maintain professionalism in a fast-paced environment is essential.

This position requires the ability to lift boxes weighing up to forty pounds and to transport materials loaded onto wheeled carts.

Application procedure: Please send an application by email (preferred) or postal mail, including a cover letter, brief resume, and three references to Anna Cook, Reference Librarian, at acook@masshist.org or Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215.

Applications must be received by the close of business on June 17, 2013 to be considered.

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(1 year LOA) Library Media Specialist, Winchester Public Schools, Winchester MA

This position is for a leave of absence for the 2013-2014 school year
 
All applicants are required to submit the information listed below by the deadline indicated. If considered for a position you will be contacted by the building principal for an interview. Once recommeded for a position the candidate will hear directly from the Superintendent's Administrative Assistant to arrange for an interview date and time. If you choose to email your application materials forward to: wpsjobs@winchester.k12.ma.us       
 
Letter of interest
Resume
Three letters recomendation
Graduate and undergraduate transcripts
Copy of MA licensure

Mailing Address:
Human Resource Office
Diane McCrobie
154 Horn Pond Brook Road
Winchester, MA 01890
 

Deadline Date June 7, 2013

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Library Media Specialist, Winchester Public Schools, Winchester MA

All applicants are required to submit the information listed below by the deadline indicated. If considered for a position you will be contacted by the building principal for an interview. Once recommeded for a position the candidate will hear directly from the Superintendent's Administrative Assistant to arrange for an interview date and time. If you choose to email your application materials forward to: wpsjobs@winchester.k12.ma.us       
 
Letter of interest
Resume
Three letters recomendation
Graduate and undergraduate transcripts
Copy of MA licensure

Mailing Address:
Human Resource Office
Diane McCrobie
154 Horn Pond Brook Road
Winchester, MA 01890
 
Deadline Date June 7, 2013

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LMS Transition Project Assistant, Simmons Technology, Boston MA

LMS Transition Project Assistant

Duration: To start immediately. Position continues through October 31, 2013. Salary is $15-$20/hr (based on experience).

Hours: 25 hours a week (flexible.)

Simmons Technology seeks a detail oriented, web literate project assistant to provide support in the migration of courses from Blackboard-based eLearning to Moodle 2.0/Joule-based Simmons Moodle.

This position will report to the LMS Project Manager, and will have the following responsibilities to assist Technology, Simmons Online, and interested Faculty with migration activities as they relate to the campus wide roll out:

Duties:

  • Recreation of course pages in the Simmons Moodle environment
  • File migration and management
  • HTML and CSS triage
  • Rigorous documentation of migration activities
  • Performing tasks related to usability testing, troubleshooting, and other areas both as needed and relating to the applicant's interests and expertise


Requirements:

  • Web literacy and basic HTML / CSS knowledge
  • Graduate student in good standing with a graduation date no earlier than December 2013.
  • Ability to follow instructions and think critically in an online environment
  • Close attention to detail and web best practices
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated professional or academic experience working with content on the web


Preferred:

  • Experience working with Blackboard Vista and/or Moodle
More information on the LMS Transition Project may be found at http://lmsproject.simmons.edu.

For more information about this position, or to apply, contact Nephellie Dobie at nephellie.dobie@simmons.edu

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Temporary Archives Assistant, Burns Library, Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA

The Burns Library, Boston College, seeks a Temporary Archives Assistant (FY appointment ending May 30, 2014). Under the direction of the Processing Archivist, the Archives Assistant will be responsible for physically organizing and recording information about archival collections, including assigning material to pre-set categories. The Archives Assistant will handle, organize, and take notes regarding large quantities of rare, unique, and/or unpublished material. Attention to detail, ability to organize, consistency, and careful handling are all essential. The incumbent must be able work in a team and report on progress. 

The Burns Library holds extraordinary collections in the areas of Irish history and literature, Catholic life, Jesuitica, British Catholic authors, Bostoniana, and Boston College University Archives. The Boston College University Libraries are committed to making the Burns Library's special collections more widely known and used. The Archives Assistant supports the teaching, learning, and research missions of Boston College by working to make special collections material accessible for research, use in the curriculum, and digitization.


Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably coupled with some training in library science. 1-2 years of library experience, including work with archival materials. Excellent written communication skills. Must be able to lift 30 lb. boxes.

Visit https://www7.bc.edu/erecruit/index.html to apply.

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Archive Intern, Democracy Now! Archive, New York NY

Position Title: Archive Intern The Democracy Now! Archive is looking for interns for summer 2013. The internship program is structured for students and individuals interested in gaining hands on experience in the field of audiovisual archiving and preservation. Interns build skills and become familiar with practical applications of those skills in the workplace. The position requires a ten week commitment and approximately fifteen hours per week.

Composed of over 70,000 media items, the archive contains books, photographs, artifacts and audiovisual materialssuch as field recordings, oral histories, interviews, and news footage from the 1980s to today. An integral partof daily operations and production of Democracy Now!, the archive is also used as a resource by researchers, filmmakers, artists and educators. Interns are responsible for cataloging incoming video created by Democracy Now! producers and other independent media and news organizations. Interns also process collections and library books, re-house items, digitize 1/4" audio reels and VHS tape, and are encouraged to work on special projects of their choice. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in media archives in a busy newsroom environment. Knowledge of current events is helpful.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume via emailtobrendan@democracynow.org with subject header INTERN. Please tell us you would be a good match for this internship. Interviews and positions will be filled on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. Start and end dates for the internships are flexible.

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Circulation/Reference Intern, Boston Athenæum, Boston MA

Boston Athenæum

Circulation/Reference Intern

The Boston Athenӕum

 

The Boston Athenӕum seeks a personable and reliable candidate to work two days a week (Mondays, noon to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesdays, noon to 8:00 p.m.) with the addition of occasional Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Circulation and Reference Desks. This intern reports to the Head of Reader Services. Compensation is $13 per hour with no benefits, and the position is classified as temporary.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide coverage of the circulation and reference desks; answer phones, shelve books; offer basic reference service
  • Create reader advisory materials
  • Research
  • Maintain usage statistics
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in a library science master's program
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. of books

 

Preferred Qualification:

  • Completed Reference Course
  • Excellent writing skills

 

Starts immediately. Please send resume and cover letter to Mary Warnement, William D. Hacker Head of Reader Services, warnement@bostonathenaeum.org

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Assistant to the Associate Director for Library Services, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst MA

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks candidates for the position of Assistant to the Associate Director for Library Services.  As the largest public academic research library in Massachusetts, we are a key partner in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and in the Commonwealth. By combining the latest information technology with excellent public service, the staff builds and maintains a rich information environment, facilitates access to it, and creates a place that functions as a hub of campus and community scholarly activity.  The Assistant to the Associate Director for Library Services will provide administrative and project management support for the Associate Director for Library Services. Assist in facilitating communication among the Associate Director, his or her direct reports, and Library Services staff.  Keep current with trends in the library and information management professions.  Advise the Associate Director on trends as appropriate to the University Libraries for the benefit of students, faculty, staff, and community users.  Work collaboratively with library staff on behalf of the Associate Director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master's degree in library science - or equivalent degree - from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its appropriate equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience.
  2. Minimum of 2 years experience in a comparable academic library.
  3.   Demonstrated experience in project management.
  4. Demonstrated evidence of professional initiative and entrepreneurial ethos.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills, including written, verbal and public speaking.  Very good group facilitation skills.
  6. Ability to interact effectively and work productively, collegially, cooperatively, and collaboratively with a variety of individuals and groups in a changing environment.
  7. Excellent analytical and conceptual abilities and experienced problem-solving skills
  8. Strong service orientation.
  9. Understanding of the role assessment plays in a complex organization.  Ability to engage with others to deploy assessment to improve services, collections, and workflows.
  10. Knowledge of current trends shaping higher education, the scholarly research environment, and the ability to interpret them in relation to the Library's collections.
  11. Preferred: Ability to conceive and implement long-term strategies and achieve short-term goals.

 

 

The University of Massachusetts is strongly committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity.  As part of a commitment to its own multicultural community, the Library seeks an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace University initiatives and aspirations.

 

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH ADVERTISED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

APPLICATIONS:   Preference will be given to applications received by June 14, 2013.   Send letter of interest, résumé, and the names of three professional references, to: Assistant to the Associate Director for Library Services Search, Library Administrative Office, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, 154 Hicks Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA  01003-9275 or email us at libadm@library.umass.edu.

 

For information about the University and the Library, and a copy of the official job description, see our web site:  http://www.library.umass.edu/jobs

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Assistant Professor of Library Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks AK

The University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for the tenure-track faculty position of Science Librarian. Founded in 1917, UAF is a Land, Sea, and Space Grant university. It is the principal research center for the statewide university system, and emphasizes high-tech, high-latitude research in numerous areas including Arctic Biology, Marine Science, Agriculture, Forestry, Geophysics, Geology, and Northern Engineering. UAF research expenditures were $117 million in fiscal year 2012.                           The Science Librarian will assist with the provision of both in-person and on-line general reference and research services including occasional weekend hours.
The incumbent will be responsible for collection management , specialized reference, research and outreach services pertaining to the physical and biological sciences. Responsibilities include teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content description. This will include one section per year of Library Information and Research (LS 101), a one-credit course required for Baccalaureate graduation. It will also include the design and implementation of course integrated bibliographic instruction for undergraduate and graduate level science.
Faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. Be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum for delivery and other teaching modalities. Provide University and Community service.

The successful candidate will be expected to meet UAF campus wide criteria for promotion and tenure.
Assist in the revamping of the library's reference and research services with appropriate inclusion of technological advances; reorganization of physical space to accommodate a learning commons environment; expansion of the library's instructional and outreach activities; and the development of data curation and management programs under the rubric of a campus wide institutional repository.
Qualifications:   Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent foreign-accredited program by date of hire. Evidence of effective communication skills. Bachelor's degree in any of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects. Experience with collection development, reference services, or library oriented instruction in the sciences. Established record of professional, scholarly, and research activity.         
Salary: $53,000-$58,000

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Circulation/Academic Reserves Assistant, Phillips Academy, Andover MA

The Oliver Wendell Holmes Library at Phillips Academy is seeking candidates for the position of Circulation Assistant. Under the supervision of the Access Services Manager, the Circulation Assistant will staff the circulation desk, greet patrons, check library materials in and out, answer the telephone and direct calls accordingly and work with faculty for placement of Academic Reserves. Candidate will also assist technical services with book processing and inventory. Must be detailed oriented, have strong organizational skills and provide excellent customer service.

Requirements include knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Library experience preferred but not necessary.

Three-quarters time position, 32 hours per week, for 47 weeks. Schedule is Tuesday-Saturday, including Thursday evenings. Candidate must be flexible with work schedule, including working some holidays.

Full background check required.  Please submit a resume and cover letter by June 28, 2013 to Human Resources via e-mail hr@andover.edu

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Instructional Librarian, Phillips Academy, Andover MA

The Oliver Wendell Holmes Library at Phillips Academy seeks an energetic, creative and self-directed individual to provide excellent inquiry support services to highly motivated high school students.

The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution by the time of appointment, effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, the ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment with co-workers, library users, and the wider campus community, knowledge of a wide variety of print and electronic resources along with a commitment to continuous learning, and a particular facility for working with teenagers.   

Reporting to the Library Director, the position is full-time during the 4 academic terms, with a weekly schedule including four weekday evenings and six hours on Saturday.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Full background check required. 

Submit resume and cover letter by June 30, 2013 to hr@andover.edu

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Administrative Assistant, American Academy of the History of Dentistry, Brookline MA

The American Academy of the History of Dentistry(AAHD) is looking for an individual to fill a part-time position. Our local office is located in the Coolidge Corner area of Brookline.

 

The applicant should have the skills to be able to maintain our Website :

- our site is based on a customized build of a content management system called Drupal.

- Drupal is written in the PHP programming language, so modifications to the system are coded using that language.

- the visual design of the site is created using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

- all the coding changes are done in pure code using a text editor

- configuring e-mailboxes and other administrative functions of the domain are carried out using cPanel, a web-based control panel provided by our hosting service.

( Training will be provided)

 

 Additional responsibilities include general administrative responsibilities, maintaining our organization's membership database, PowerPoint presentations  and being able to conduct informational retrieval on- line and various archives/libraries in the Greater Boston area.

 

 Ideally, the candidate has some experience working in database development/ management, working knowledge of archival automation [EAD], Metadata standards and metadata application guidelines. Strong on-line search skills to conduct advanced reference work, citation verification and copyright clearance for hard-to-find documents. However, applicants with strong Microsoft Application skills will be considered.

 

This is a 10-15 hours per week commitment. Flexible hours.  Range $15-17 /hr

 

Contact info:

 

E-mail: dac@histden.org

Fax:      617-731-8724

Phone:  617-731-6767

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Library Services Manager, Infotrieve, Union County NJ

Library Services Manager

 

Infotrieve is a global leader in providing information services and content management technology to businesses.  For more than 20 years we have been providing corporate information centers, R&D facilities, and legal, business affairs and product professionals in more than half the Fortune 500 with a broad array of outsourcing services and software solutions.

 

The Library Services Manager is responsible for managing on and off site Library Services and staff in accordance with established service levels and approved budgets. Responsible for the management of all aspects of the client relationship.  This position is located in Union County, NJ.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  •          Prepare & communicate monthly, quarterly and annual deliverables to the client's Information Resources management team.
  •          Update and maintain all reporting using various resources and tools (proprietary and commercial)
  •          Collaborate with end-users and business/project teams to identify information needs across a broad range of business functions, disease states and therapeutic areas
  •          Work with management and library staff to streamline workflows and deliver content efficiently
  •          Work in conjunction with vendors and technology teams to evaluate, integrate and deploy information solutions across the organization
  •          Assist end-users with ready-reference questions, customer service and/or assess issues related to Information Resources and services
  •          Work with the client management team, and the client end-users to align the procurement of search & discovery tools, databases and content with the requirements of the organization
  •          Process and track requests for the purchase of books, subscriptions, pay per view document delivery orders and other materials
  •          Reconcile vendor statements and track expenditures for subscriptions and content licenses for information resources throughout the organization
  •          Work with end-users and Client's Subscription Coordinators to implement new subscriptions and to manage subscription renewals and cancellations in a timely and cost-effective manner
  •          Work directly with publishers and vendors to troubleshoot all subscription access issues (including updating IP addresses, repairing broken links, etc).
  •          Provide overall management for the organization of content on the client's Digital Library, including the integration of e-Journals, databases and information resources based on various end-user needs
  •          Participate in the evaluation and application of best practices to deliver electronic information solutions that meet user expectations and maximize value for the organization
  •          Ensure that Library Services operations are conducted in a copyright compliant manner
  •          Work with the client's legal department and Library Team to develop an enterprise-wide Copyright Compliance Policy
  •          Coordinate and implement training programs to increase end-user awareness of basic copyright policy, as outlined by the client's Copyright Compliance Policy
  •          Coordinate Information Center open-house activities and provide resource training sessions
  •          Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all services provided to the client
  •          Participate in other tasks and projects as necessary

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

 

  •          Master Degree in Library Science or equivalent work experience.
  •          At least 2 years previous corporate library management experience.
  •          Strong customer service orientation.
  •          Strong analytical and problem solving ability.
  •          Working knowledge of library operations, database search tools and library automation packages.
  •          Proven ability to work collaboratively with clients and colleagues to build strong business relationships.
  •          Proven ability to operate under minimal supervision, exercising strong decision making skills.
  • ·         Proven ability to manage projects, meet deadlines and deliver on customer expectations.
  • ·         Proven technical proficiency in an automated library environment.
  • ·         Proficiency with the Internet and desktop software. 
  • ·         Proficiency with various library based software programs
  • ·         Proficiency retrieving information from publisher websites and databases such as PubMed, MicroPatent, etc. 
  • ·         Proficiency with the Internet, desktop software and library based software applications.
  • ·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

How to Apply

Please include salary requirements with your resume.  Send resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts to careers@infotrieve.com

 

To learn more about Infotrieve, please visit www.infotrieve.com.  

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Library Director, Plaistow Public Library, Plaistow NH

Title: Library Director, Plaistow Public Library

Duties: The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and plans, implements, and manages all services to the public, including library operations, personnel selection and supervision, policy management, annual budget preparation, and fiscal management of the library facility. The candidate should be well-organized, have excellent written and verbal skills and have the ability to establish working relationships with town officials, community leaders and boards, and the general public.

Qualifications:

  • MLS from an accredited institution
  • Previous Director experience preferred. Five years supervisory library experience
  • Effective personnel management skills
  • Ability to create and implement an annual budget
  • Manage and maintain a modern library facility
  • Knowledge of and experience with library technology and systems
  • Ability to create and maintain a library website
  • Develop the library collection
  • Proactive attitude regarding community relations
  • Ability to perform all tasks required in a library

Closing Date: June 14, 2013

 

Address:

 

Plaistow Public Library

Board of Trustees

Attn: Catherine Willis

85 Main Street

Plaistow NH 03865

 

Or send via email to cdwillis @comcast.net

Website: www.plaistowlibrary.com

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Education/Technology Library Specialist, Middle School, Londonberry NH


Job Description


Purpose:
Create a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal, social and intellectual development of students.


Qualifications:
1.Valid certificate as Education Technology Integrator or Library Media Specialist
2.Master's degree in Educational Technology, Library and Information Science, or equivalent
3.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate.


Essential Functions:
As part of the Library Media Program, this position involves working with teachers and students to use information resources, digital tools and technology to facilitate learning, creativity and innovation with emphasis on literacy and inquiry-based learning. Responsibilities will include evaluation, selection and management of resources, design of learning experiences, instruction in the effective and ethical use of instructional technologies, and collaboration with the middle school learning community to facilitate use of digital resources and technologies.


Roles and Responsibilities:

Facilitator of Student Learning: As an instructional partner, the Education Technology Specialist works with teachers and other educators to make connections between student information needs, curriculum, learning outcomes and information/technology resources.


• Collaborates with teachers in the development of authentic tasks and assessment to ensure integration of information, communication and technology skills.
• Provides instruction to students on digital citizenship, ethical use of information and the use of information and technology resources in an inquiry-based environment.
• Supports the Common Core Standards and building and district wide instructional goals.
Educational Technology Development and Integration: As an information and technology specialist, provides leadership and expertise in the development of emerging and existing technologies.
• Promotes the use of emerging tools and technology, integration of digital tools and technologies to support the curriculum
• Integrates the use of information resources, tools and technologies for effective and creative teaching & learning.
• Supports use of technology and digital tools for learning, emphasizing collaboration and communication of knowledge.
• Supports the development of multiple literacies.
Program Administration: As program administrator, the education technology specialist works collaboratively with members of the learning community to define and implement policies and procedures to support the Library Media Program and guide all activities related to it.
• Works with library media specialists, teaching staff and administrators to develop library policy & practices that support student learning.
• Prepares and administers budget according to program goals and establishes procedures for selection, purchasing and maintenance of resources.
• Ensures equitable access to resources, digital tools, and technology for learning at point of need.
• Includes supervision of personnel, facilities and resources.


Professional Member of the Learning Community
As a professional member of the learning community, the education technology specialist demonstrates a commitment to personal professional growth and professional growth of others.


• Maintains active membership in professional organizations.
• Remains current in professional practices applicable to information technologies and educational research applicable to library media programs.
• Provides and plans for professional development opportunities for building staff.

Terms of Employment:
187 days per year. Refer to the contract between the Londonderry School Board and the LEA for additional information.

If you would like to apply to be a member of our outstanding team

please go to www.londonderry.org/hr to apply online.

Questions?   Email: MThomson@Londonderry.org

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Part-Time Substitute Librarian, Beverly Public Library, Beverly MA

Part-Time Substitute Librarian - Beverly Public Library, Children's Department: This is a part-time fill-in position. Works under the general direction of the Head of the Children's Department. Responsible for working at a public service desk, providing reference service, checking out books,  placing holds, and offering reader's advisory service. Must work well independently as well as part of a team.

Applicant must have a Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association (Staff Librarian level) OR currently enrolled in a Master's Degree program in Library or Information Science from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association with half or more courses completed, including a course in Reference (Librarian I level).

Salary: $ 16.81 per hour (Librarian I level), $23.70 per hour (Staff Librarian level)

Send letter of application and resume to Kate Carpine, Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915 or email carpine@noblenet.org

Closing Date: June 10, 2013

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Head of Access Services and Collections Maintenance, Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA

Requirements

*Master's degree in Library Science
*Minimum 7 years of post MLS experience

Preferred:
*3+ years of managerial experience
Position Details Department: 060021 - O'Neill Library
Position: 00001471 - Head Librarian, Access Services & Collection Maintenance
Grade or Band: 3RD
Job Description The Boston College Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative Head Librarian for Access Services and Collections Maintenance in the Thomas P. O'Neill Library.  Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Instruction, Access and User Engagement, the Head of Access Services and Collection Maintenance provides leadership, coordination, resource management, strategic planning and staff supervision for Access Services in the O'Neill Library. The Head cultivates a forward-looking, collaborative environment and sets high user-centered service standards. Working with other public service managers, the Head coordinates access services across all Boston College libraries. The Head is expected to collect and analyze use statistics, prepare reports, and make recommendations for access services and public spaces.  The Head Librarian must be able to anticipate needs and take risks in the development of a strong service model.

Essential responsibilities include:
*Directing the work of staff for interlibrary loan, circulation, course reserves, and stacks maintenance
*Participating in library-wide policy-making and in the development and evaluation of services
*Leading discussions about new service
*Providing leadership and coordinating access services and policies across all university libraries
*Developing systems and training programs related to circulation, course reserves and public service interfaces
*Shaping the strategic direction for the off-campus shelving, circulation and collaborative lending and borrowing for the O'Neill collections
*Representing Boston College in consortia activities
*Intervening when necessary to maintain a supportive approach when resolving user disputes and interpreting policies
*Promoting the security of collections and the safety of staff and users

 

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Head of Instruction Services, Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA

Requirements Requirements
*    MLS from an ALA accredited school
*    Minimum 7 years of post-MLS experience
*    Demonstrated knowledge and experience developing, managing, and assessing an instruction program
Position Details

Department: 060021 - O'Neill Library
Position: 00006065 - Head, Instruction Services
Grade or Band: 3RD
Job Description Head of Instruction Services

The Boston College Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative Head of Instruction Services.  Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Instruction, Access and User Engagement, the Head of Instruction Services is responsible for the overall planning, development, marketing, implementation and management of library instruction and orientation services as well as the O'Neill Library research, information and technology support desks and the Information Commons.  The Head of Instruction Services must be a hands-on leader, enthusiastically participating in library instruction while coordinating and assessing the instruction of others and able to managing change as the instruction program develops.  The Head of Instruction Services will have the opportunity to shape the services available in a reconfigured Learning Commons.

Essential responsibilities include:
*    Directing and participating in library instruction, orientation events, marketing efforts, and the research , information and technology support desks in O'Neill Library
*    Assessing library instruction both within the department and across the BC Libraries which includes several special libraries
*    Providing leadership, training and coordination for instruction and information services across all university libraries
*    Supervising two Instruction Librarians, the Learning Commons Manager and seven staff as well as assessing the instruction activities of all liaison librarians
*    Collecting and analyzing use statistics, preparing reports, and making recommendations for instruction and information services for the O'Neill Library
*    Playing a leadership role in library-wide policy-making and in the development and evaluation of services, systems, and training programs related to teaching and learning programs and public service interfaces.
*    Leading discussions about new service models including combining and/or creating service points within the libraries and with other University departments
*    Working with other University departments to provide technology and digital media support for the BC community
*    Maintaining an awareness of current trends, products and services, and advocates for and implements new initiatives.

 

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Head Librarian, Social Work Library, Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA

Requirements *    MLS from an ALA accredited school
*    Minimum 7 years of post-MLS experience
*    Undergraduate major or graduate degree in the social sciences preferred
*    Minimum 3 years of managerial experience preferred
*    Demonstrated knowledge and experience developing and managing collections
*    Experience in creating and providing library services and instruction
Position Details Department: 060081 - Social Work Library
Position: 00004675 - Head Librarian, Social Work Library
Grade or Band: 3RD
Job Description The Boston College Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative Head Librarian for the Social Work Library.  The Boston College Graduate School of Social Work is among the top ten schools of social work in the United States, with programs that incorporate and reflect the Jesuit goals of the university.  Five research centers and institutes along with nationally recognized faculty provide a research balance for a student-centered school focusing on innovative approaches to social issues.  To facilitate learning and research, the Graduate School of Social Work is fortunate to be one of only a dozen U.S. schools of social work to maintain its own Social Work Library.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Instruction, Access and User Engagement, the Head Librarian of the Social Work Library is responsible for the overall planning, development, implementation and management of library services and collections.  The Head Librarian must be a hands-on leader, enthusiastically participating in the day to day work while also inspiring staff and users to seek creative library solutions that address the changing demands of the Graduate School of Social Work.  The Head Librarian must anticipate needs as yet unknown and take risks in order to reinvent the service model, as necessary.

Responsibilities
*    Manages overall SWL operations and facilities and represents SWL in meetings and events
*    Oversees and participates in provision of instruction, reference and circulation services
*    Creates strong relationships with faculty and administrators
*    Establishes collection development profiles and policies
*    Trains, manages, and supervises support and professional staff
*    Plans, prepares and implements outreach and marketing efforts
*    Assesses library services and collections
*    Serves on University Libraries and GSSW committees and task forces and other collaborative groups
*    Monitors SWL facilities to effect timely maintenance and improvements to the facility

 

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Children's Services Librarian (Part time), Stoughton Public Library, Stoughton MA

CHILDREN'S SERVICES LIBRARIAN (Part-Time)                            10/12

 

Brief Description:  Children's Services Librarian position will assist in managing our children's collection and programs.  This position requires the ability to provide library services to a very active and diverse population of children and their families.  This person must be able to interact well with children and adults, as well as select, catalog, process, weed and manage budgets for the children's collection and plan, advertise and present a variety of programs throughout the year, as well as during the annual summer reading program.  This is a part-time non-union position without benefits for up to 19 hrs/week.

 

Qualifications:  MLS degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited college and at least 3 years of public library experience, along with excellent written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with the SIRSI system preferred.  Will also be responsible as person in charge of the building one evening per week and one Saturday per month.  Physical requirements include ability to stand, bend, lift and unpack boxes.

 

Duties:                                                                                                

  • Maintains collection of children's materials, selection, cataloging, processing, weeding, and monitors budget for this collection.                              
  • Develops and implements special library programs for children through grade six and their families.
  • Prepares special booklists and displays of interest to children and their families.
  • Provides library orientation programs for all second and sixth graders in the Stoughton Public School system as well as others groups upon request.                                               
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relations with school personnel.
  • Acts as reader's advisor to children, parents and teachers.                           
  • Attends professional meetings.                                              
  • Performs circulation and desk duties as necessary.   
  • Responsible for supervision of library and staff during some evening and weekend hours.
  • Administers library's automation system as it relates to assigned department.                     
  • Implements computer applications and trains the public in computer use.    
  • Knowledge of automated library systems and PC applications.
  • Inputs and deletes records on the library computer system.                                                  
  • Performs related library tasks as directed.     
  • Provides in-depth reference service to all age groups.

 

Job Skills:                                                                               

  • Considerable knowledge of library science, data processing and automation.                     
  • Considerable knowledge of library policies and procedures.                                                
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with others.                               
  • Ability to use indexing system in practice in the library.       
  • Ability to supervise others.                                                    
  • Ability to handle a great many details, some simultaneously, with accuracy.           
  • Ability to acquire skills in performing supervision over one or more library units.               
  • Skill in interpersonal relations using tact and diplomacy.      

 

 

SALARY RANGE: $23.75 - 38.70

 

Please send resume and references to:

                                    Patricia Basler, Director

                                    Stoughton Public Library

                                    84 Park Street

                                    Stoughton, MA 02072

                                    or fax to 781-344-7340

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Senior Substitute #L422-708, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge MA

Cambridge Public Library

 

Senior Substitute #L422-708

Main Circulation

15 hrs per wk - initially two nights 4-9 and one afternoon 12-5;

Saturday hours as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:           

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   

High school diploma or high school equivalency required.  A bachelor's degree or coursework beyond high school is desirable. Requires working knowledge of basic public library concepts and resources, competency to follow oral and written instructions accurately and thoroughly, competency to operate a computer terminal, adaptability and dependability to work well in a team situation, flexibility to fill in during scheduling emergencies and vacation periods, ability to recognize situations that require referral to the full time staff, an interest in and enthusiasm for working with the public, tact, patience, maturity, friendliness.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:                       

  • Performs functions related to circulation control:  checkouts, check-ins, inquiries, renewals, reserves, data entry
    1. Assess and collects fines
    2. Answers and routes telephone calls
    3. Registers borrowers and issues library cards
    4. Directs patrons to appropriate service areas
    5. Shelves materials
  • Assists in additional services areas as needed

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to person essential functions.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   

  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time to use computer workstations, including keyboard and visual display terminal
  • Strength to push or pull a loaded book cart which can weigh in excess of 100 pounds on level floor and up ramp, to lift or maneuver onto cart loads of up to 50 pounds, and to carry cartons of books
  • Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permit effective communication
  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, to permit employee to read books and patron requests
  • Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to type and record library files
  • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to re-shelve library materials and work at public service desks

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in assigned areas, including office areas, training rooms, various library locations, as necessary
  • Normal office exposure to noise, stress, and interruptions
  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs designed to keep abreast of changes in profession

 

RATE:                       $ 15.97 per hour to $19.06 per hour in five steps

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest by 5pm on the closing date to: Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312, Email: employment@cambridgema.gov

 

THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOUARGE TO APPLY.

 

SALARY:                    $15.97 per hour to $19.06 per hour in five steps

 

DEADLINE:             5:00 pm on June 20, 2013

 

APPLY TO:

Please send 2 copies each of cover letter & resume

City of Cambridge

Personnel Department, Room 309

795 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

Fax: 617-349-4312

employment@cambridgema.gov

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Discovery & Systems Librarian, Olin Library, Rollins College, Winter Park FL


The Olin Library at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, is seeking a talented Discovery & Systems Librarian to lead its implementation of a new URM (unified resource management) or ILS (integrated library
system) and contribute to the ongoing development and deployment of digital resources and systems.

Located in the heart of a vibrant, 70-acre lakefront campus setting featuring distinctive Spanish Mediterranean-style architecture and Florida sunshine, the Olin Library serves as a key component in the
intellectual life of Rollins College.

A recipient of the 2013 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, Olin Library is a successful early adopter of technologies such as Summon and Sustainable Collection Services. The collaborative and
service-oriented Olin Library has been nationally recognized for its intentional and extensive integration into the campus community as well as academic programs. Applicants are invited to view the Library's ACRL award application at http://tinyurl.com/olinacrl.

To learn more and to apply, please visit https://www.rollinsjobs.com/postings/911.

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Digital Repository Specialist, Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette IN

Purdue University Libraries seeks a highly motivated, intellectually curious, and reliable Digital Repository Specialist to support the creation of unique digital collections in Purdue University Libraries. Responsibilities of the Digital Repository Specialist will be split between the development of Human-Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) Central, (a grant-funded online resource focused on the health benefits of the human/animal bond--H/AB) and, to a lesser extent, the licensing and upload of content to the Purdue e-Pubs institutional repository.

 HABRI Central represents a unique collaboration between a library, a publisher, and a disciplinary center. It is comprised of a bibliography of published and unpublished literature relevant to H/AB studies, a repository of full text and data resources, an online publishing venue, and digital community workspace built on the HUBzero software "platform for scientific collaboration" developed at Purdue University. The Digital Repository Specialist will be responsible for maintaining the repository component of the project, including licensing content from publishers and describing and uploading previously unpublished materials, both visual and textual.

Purdue e-Pubs is the University's institutional repository and contains almost 30,000 documents of Purdue scholarship with over one million downloads annually. It is built on the Digital Commons platform. The Digital Repository Specialist will assist the manager of Purdue e-Pubs with the deposit of Purdue scholarship, checking rights, creating metadata, and uploading materials with some student and part-time staff support.

The Digital Repository Specialist will collaborate with other Purdue Libraries and Press staff to establish repository guidelines, including policies and procedures and metadata standards. He or she will provide regular reports on progress and status and maintain both internal and user documentation. This position will be funded for a period of three years from the date of hire with possibility of extension.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • MLS or MIS from an ALA accredited institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of issues related to intellectual property, copyright, and deposit agreements.
  • Working knowledge of one or more major descriptive metadata standards (Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MIX, MODS, PREMIS, or others)
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and initiate effective programs, projects, and services.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a rapidly changing environment

Preferred:

  • At least two years experience managing digital content in a library or publishing environment. 
  • Experience in health sciences or veterinary medical librarianship
  • An understanding of content management systems (e.g., Joomla!, Drupal)
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: XML, database design and development, scripting languages such as PHP, Web‐authoring tools, and Web page development.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To be considered for the position, applications must be made through Purdue University's employment web site at: www.purdue.edu/hr/employment and reference Job Number 1300804.  Please include a cover letter with your application outlining your qualifications for this position. Review of applications will begin June 3, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to: libhr@purdue.edu. Resumes or CV's sent to this email address cannot be considered. Please put "HABRI/e-Pubs" in the title of all email correspondence.

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Library Director, Moline Public library, Moline IL

Library Director
Moline Public Library,
Moline, Illinois

Salary: $89,270 to $135,836
Status:Full-time
Deadline:06/14/13


Library Director
City of Moline seeks a Library Director. Under administrative direction of the Library Board, is responsible for direction, management and strategic vision of the City library and library staff. Serves as advisor to the Library Board. Requires Master of Library Science degree and 5 years experience as a librarian and as an administrator among varied service areas provided by a library. Compliance with City Residency Policy.

Salary starts at $89,270.

For a job description or to apply online, visit www.moline.il.us. Deadline 6/14/13, 5:00 PM.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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School Librarian, West Intermediate School, Wilmington MA

The West Intermediate School in Wilmington, MA is seeking a certified part time school librarian.



This position is for an engaging, energetic school librarian to teach grades 4 and 5 part time (.3). This position requires the school librarian to:

teach seven classes a week
help with technology integration
maintain the collection
run a book fair
troubleshoot technology issues
collaborate with teachers
knowledgable of the Common Core

Interested candidates should apply online: http://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=279872

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Reference Librarian, Bridgewater Public Library, Bridgewater MA

Bridgewater Public Library

Job Classification: Reference Librarian (15 hr/week including evening and weekends.)

Reports to: Senior Reference Librarian or Library Director

Position Description: (The content is qualifying but not limiting.)

Provides excellent customer assistance to patrons of the Bridgewater Public Library and other area libraries by locating and selecting library materials. Responds to requests for information in person, by telephone, fax, email, or by mail. Requests materials from other libraries through interlibrary loan. Provides referral services. Plans, publicizes and carries out library programs. Works with community agencies and schools to provide service. Helps coordinate volunteer program. Guides library users in the use of reference materials, on-line catalog, microfilms, Internet navigation, word processing, special aids and multimedia equipment. Provides bibliographic and multimedia instruction with emerging technologies. Conducts readers' advisory service and answers questions of directional, ready reference and specific search nature. Maintains and compiles statistics as required. Maintains collection through the selection and weeding of library materials and other collection development functions. Ordering and processing materials for collection. Interprets library policies to the public. Assists in development of policies for Internet and other emerging technologies. Designs displays exhibits, bibliographies, videotapes, and other public relations materials. Assists in preservation and restoration of materials in the library's historical collection. Writes grant proposals and administers funded grant projects. Writes press releases and prepares flyers, brochures, newsletter and other promotional materials. Is acquainted with developments in the library field, attends conferences, meetings and participates in continuing education. May undertake special projects and committee work at the request of the library Director.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


Qualifications:

Master's degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited program or professional certification by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners required. Broad background in literature social sciences, the humanities, and/or the sciences. Public experience preferred, strong
organizational and customer service skills a must.


Probationary Period; Six months.

Send cover letter and resume to sdaley@bridgewaterma.org

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Tufts Medical Center Archives Assistant,Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives, Medford MA

Tufts University's Digital Collections and Archives has an opening for a part-time student assistant available beginning July 1. Applicants must be students currently enrolled in the Archives Management program with
a graduation date after May 2014, and be available to work 3 days per week, Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:00. This position is focused exclusively on processing and providing access to the records of the Tufts Medical Center.

Responsibilities include:

   *    Arrangement and Description: arranging and describing  the historical records of the Tufts Medical Center and related hospitals; enhancing existing collection description; rehousing and basic preservation activities
   *  Reference: researching and responding to requests by phone and email; welcoming and overseeing researchers in the reading room; fulfilling scanning and other digitization requests for patrons; retrieving and reshelving materials

Candidates should be capable of working fairly independently in a fast-paced archives environment and comfortable juggling multiple tasks and demands. Excellent written and oral communication skills
required. This is a student position, so training will be provided, but relevant work experience is a plus.

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to anne.sauer@tufts.edu.

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General Archives Assistant, Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives, Medford MA

Tufts University's Digital Collections and Archives has an opening for a part-time student assistant available immediately. Applicants must be students currently enrolled in the Archives Management program with
a graduation date after May 2014, and be available to work 3 days per week, Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:00.

Responsibilities include:

   *   Reference: researching and responding to requests by phone and email; welcoming and overseeing researchers in the reading room; fulfilling scanning and other digitization requests for patrons; retrieving and reshelving materials
   *   Arrangement and Description: arranging and describing collections; enhancing existing collection description; rehousing and basic preservation activities
   *   Exhibit design and preparation
   *   Occasional administrative and office support tasks

Candidates should be capable of working fairly independently in a fast-paced archives environment and comfortable juggling multiple tasks and demands. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. This is a student position, so training will be provided, but relevant work experience is a plus.

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to anne.sauer@tufts.edu

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Annual Competition for the Best Libri Student Paper 2013

Annual Competition for the Best Libri Student Paper 2013

Since 1950, through 63 volumes, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services has been a leader among scholarly journals in the international library world. As part of its strategy to remain one of the premier library journals and to encourage new writers, Libri is issuing a call for "Best Student Paper of 2013." This competition supports Libri's goal of publishing the best articles from the next generation of library and information science professionals. We are proud once again to recognize the very best article with his special award.

Students at all levels* are invited to submit single authored articles with clarity and authority. There is no stated theme. Research papers should address one of the significant issues facing today's librarians and information professionals. Case studies, best practices and pure research papers are all welcome.
* Length: approx. 5,000-7,000 words
* Language: English
* Deadline: June 30, 2013
* Papers should have been written not earlier than January 1, 2012.

The best paper will be selected by an independent panel consisting of selected members of the Editorial Board, the Advisory Board and other international experts. Submissions will be judged on the basis of
* originality of thought and observation
* depth of research and scholarship
* topicality of problems addressed
* the international readership of the journal

The author of the winning article will be honoured with an award of 500.00 EUR and with a complimentary subscription to Libri for 2013. If the quality of competition warrants some papers may be designated as honourable mention and the authors will receive complementary subscriptions to Libri for 2013. The normal provision to the author of e-prints and one complete issue applies to all winners. The winning paper is usually made available on open access on the De Gruyter web site.

Manuscripts should be sent to the Libri Editorial Office, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Mies-vander- Rohe-Str. 1, D-80707, München, Germany, preferably as electronic submissions to alice.keller@degruyter.com.

Author instructions and further indications of the scope of papers suitable for publication in Libri are available at: http://www.degruyter.com/view/ supplement/s18658423_Hinweise_f_r_Autoren_de. pdf

There will be time before publication to format winning entries into Libri format, but entrants are encouraged to review our Guidelines for authors before submission.

All submissions should include a cover sheet confirming:
* the name of the institution where the student is or was enrolled
* the dates when the student is or was enrolled
* the date when the paper was written and the course for which it was prepared

* Exception: Senior information scholars returning to school for additional degrees outside the field of library and information science are not eligible for this award.


Professor Ian Johnson,
Joint Editor, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services,
Aberdeen,
Great Britain

Libri:
Read at http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/libr

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Scholarship, Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

The Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce  seeks to recruit students from traditionally underrepresented groups into careers in research and academic libraries. This program has been funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for the last ten years. This is the first class since the earliest years of the program that will be funded entirely by voluntary contributions from a select group of ARL member institutions.  
The deadline for submissions is June 14th. Students from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 
Please direct any questions to my ARL address  or to marianne@arl.org.

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Archives Intern (Fall 2013), National Public Radio, Washington DC

The NPR library has recently established an internal historical archive.  The archive complements the collection of materials held at the National Public Broadcasting Archives at University of Maryland. 

 

***Please note: The Archive internship at NPR are available only to information/library/archive students and recent grads who have completed archival coursework.***

Responsibilities:

Work under the supervision of the NPR Chief Librarian to describe & arrange the newly created NPR Historical Archive including:

  • Surveying & appraising incoming or previously received archival materials.
  • Processing archival materials using MPLP processing guidelines.
  • Writing descriptive finding aids.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to balance attention to detail and accuracy with an understanding of "the big picture."
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively according to the demands of a project.
  • Ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with colleagues and clients.
  • Experience handling deadline pressure and establishing priority among competing demands.
  • Archival knowledge combining educational and hands on experience.
  • Familiarity with MPLP, DACS & EAD.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with writing & encoding finding aids for online publishing.
  • Knowledge of digital & analog file formats.
  • Experience with writing or editing archival policy.
  • Experience with digital & analog audio preservation.

Click here to apply

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Volunteer, Boston Bombing Digital Archive, Boston MA

Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive is a digital archive--developed by the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University--about the Boston Marathon bombings, lockdown, and beyond. Following the model of the September 11 Digital Archive or the Hurricane Digital Memory Bank, we hope to gather stories, images, videos, and other media related to the recent bombing, its aftermath, and the city's healing process. You can see our working website, still under heavy development and design work, at http://marathon.neu.edu/.


We're looking for volunteers over the summer to help plan our collection strategies; collect contributions; reach out to local organizations, communities, and businesses; design the Omeka site; and build out the technical infrastructure. If you would like to participate in any of these capacities (or in one not mentioned here that you think would be useful), please contact Alicia Peaker at peaker.a@husky.neu.edu.         

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Volunteer, Lucy Parsons Center, Boston MA

The Lucy Parsons Center is about to have a serious problem staying open. With only three exceptions, everyone who takes regular shifts will soon be either travelling for the summer or leaving Boston permanently.

If anyone would like to help remedy this situation please get in touch soon, so we can sign you up for a training shift while there's still anybody left to train you.


Give the center a call asap, if you can volunteer, and please spread the word!

 http://lucyparsons.org/

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Call for Presentation Proposals, New England Archivists Fall 2013 Symposium, October 26 2013

Call for Presentation Proposals

New England Archivists Fall 2013 Symposium: Giving Color to Ideas

Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Symposium Focus: Big Ideas in the Archival Profession

http://newenglandarchivists.org/meetings/meetings.html

 

The New England Archivists Fall 2013 Program Committee calls for presentation proposals for the Fall 2013 symposium. This symposium inaugurates a two-year trial period during which NEA will host half-day gatherings in the fall and three-day conferences in the spring. It will feature a plenary talk by Jeffrey Schnapp, noted thinker in the realm of digital humanities. 

In keeping with the symposium's focus on innovative thinking in our field, the program committee invites you to submit a presentation proposal illustrating a new, innovative idea, or a "what if" scenario. We encourage topics that impact the profession as a whole, subjects that inspire you, or ideas that have yet to be explored by archivists in the New England region. This is your chance to push the boundaries of current archival thought, challenge your colleagues to think in new ways, and start a dialogue around your idea.   

Presentations will be grouped together, followed by a moderated discussion between presenters and attendees. Presentations must be no longer than seven minutes and must be in one of the following formats:

Lightning talk - a concise presentation that may or may not include a simple visual element, such as a PowerPoint presentation with three to five slides. For more information, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_Talk and http://www.perl.com/pub/2004/07/30/lightningtalk.html.

PechaKucha - a presentation during which a 20-slide PowerPoint presentation advances automatically at the rate of 20 seconds per slide. For more information, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PechaKucha.

TED talk - a short presentation that may or may not include a visual element. For more information, visit http://www.danpink.com//2012/03/3-tips-for-ted-speakers.

Submissions should include the following elements:

1. working title of your presentation;

2. brief description of the topic;

3. name and contact information of the participant(s); and

4. presentation format.

Please submit your proposals by Friday, May 31, to Abigail Cramer and Amanda Strauss with the subject line NEA Fall 2013 Presentation Proposal (abigail.cramer@gmail.com, amanda_strauss@radcliffe.harvard.edu).

https://www.newenglandarchivists.org/meetings/meetings.html

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Information & Research Intern, L.E.K. Consulting, Boston MA

Information & Research Intern

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Senior Information and Research Specialist, the intern will support with the InfoCenter Staff in various functions including major administrative projects such as the indexing of an internal information database.  The intern will also be involved in research projects and gain valuable experience searching multiple vendor-supported online databases.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn from business information professionals within a dynamic management consulting environment. 

 

Required Education/Qualifications: Bachelor's degree

Desired Education/Qualifications:

Preferred candidates are currently enrolled or recent graduates of an accredited library science graduate degree program. The job requires strong written and oral communications skills, critical thinking skills, resourcefulness and creativity. The successful candidate will possess a customer service attitude demonstrating an eagerness to learn and satisfy InfoCenter clients (L.E.K.'s consulting staff).

 

This is a part-time (20 hours per week, $20/hour), 6 month paid internship. Start and end dates are flexible.

 

To apply, please visit http://tinyurl.com/pgr7njb.

Please, no phone calls.

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Metadata Project Volunteer, Congregational Library, Boston MA

Metadata Project Volunteer

Assist us with our New England's Hidden History Digital Project to make the records of 17th and 18th century Congregational church records available. The intern will assist in activities that make digital images accessible through our Project database and our website. Training provided. Intern reports to Digital Projects Specialist. Must be available to volunteer 2-3 hours per week during regular business hours. 


Requirements: 
Experience with scanning projects 
Familiarity with metadata 
Ability to work independently and with others 
Strong communication skills 

 

Send resume to:

Claudette Newhall

Librarian

Congregational Library

American Congregational Association

14 Beacon Street

Boston, MA 02108

617-523-0470 x 229

cnewhall@14beacon.org

http://www.congregationallibrary.org

 

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Outreach Librarian, Rakow Research Library, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY

The Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an Outreach Librarian to lead and shape the Library's outreach and oral history programs.  This is a newly created position and it promises to be a rewarding challenge for the right person. The person in this position is charged with providing leadership and expertise for library outreach to internal, local, regional, national, and international communities, leading the Library's oral history program. providing high quality reference and instruction services for both on- and off-site patrons, and conducting regular assessment of outreach activities.

The Rakow Library is the world's foremost library on the art and history of glass and glassmaking.  Its mission is to acquire everything published on the subject of glass.

The successful candidate will possess a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, demonstrated experience in a museum or academic library, excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills and experience in reference. In addition, candidates should have demonstrable leadership abilities. A second masters, and science or oral history related background is desired.

For more information go to http://www.cmog.org/employment-opportunity/outreach-librarian.  Excellent compensation package.  Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Email cover letter and resume to sharrettsdc@cmog.org

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Research Analyst, Prospect Identification and Analytics, Boston MA

Research Analyst, Prospect Identification and Analytics

 

Salary - $50-60K

Boston area healthcare leader has terrific newly created position for team player with strong research skills to assist their Advancement & Development efforts.

 

SUMMARY:

The Research Analyst in Development/Fundraising Research provides prospect identification, analytics support, and research support. The Research Analyst creates concise, accurate, and timely ratings and research profiles using biographical information, financial data, news, philanthropic history, etc.  The Research Analyst will also be trained and eventually take part in developing fundraising analytics models.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Identifying and qualifying new prospects for fundraising business units

 

·         Rating the giving capacity of individual prospects

 

·         Supporting the research needs of assigned fundraisers/fundraising teams

 

·         Leading monthly meetings with clients in an effort to identify their fundraising priorities, anticipate research needs, and help them understand and manage their donor portfolios

 

·         Assisting and working closely with Research's Client Services team to identify individual, corporate, and foundation prospects that match client needs

 

·         Spending 10-20% of work hours learning, developing, and applying data analytics skills to assist in the creation of predictive models to help facilitate strategic and financial goals

 

·         Analyzing research requests to determine appropriate level of detail required

 

·         Identifying appropriate resources needed for completion of requests

 

·         Creating concise, accurate, and timely research products using biographical information, financial data, news, and philanthropic history, while adhering to professional standards such as an individual's fundamental right to privacy

 

·         Tracking and disseminating news and information about top donors and prospects

 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

·         Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years fundraising research experience from a non-profit; or relatable substitute experience.

 

·         M.S. in Library Science a plus.

 

·          Ability to work independently and as part of a team; superior communication, organizational, project management, writing, and analytical skills; ability to manage multiple clients and to meet deadlines.

 

·         The Research Analyst must be a "circular thinker."  Prospect information is not always easy to find, and creative thinking about linkages and possible trails to follow are necessary. Must be curious, focused, and knowledgeable in interpreting financial statements, stock transactions, proxy statements, annual reports and must be able to analyze the data.  Must have high level writing skills as the reports and briefings prepared in Development Research are used by Trustees, the President, the SVP of Development,

 

·         Technical Skills: Superior skills in Microsoft applications; familiarity with Internet search strategies and online subscription services such as Lexis-Nexis for Development Professionals, Foundation Directory, Wealth Engine, and Alumnifinder.  Willingness to learn how to develop analytics models.  Experience with SAS or SPSS preferred but not required.

 

CONTACT: Please forward a word doc resume to Jobs@CharlesRiverSearch.com

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Public Services Librarian, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS

 

Reports to:  Assistant Library DirectorDirectly Supervises: 2.5 Library Assistant IIIs, 1 Evening Coordinator, 0.50 Systems Specialist
 
Workweek:      Full-time; Schedule varies due to the business needs of the library. Must be flexible due to staffing needs and have the ability to work various times including evenings and weekends as needed.

  

POSITION PURPOSE

 

Manages personnel, resources and services of Todd Wehr Library Circulation, Reserve, and Media Center operations to provide access to library collections for faculty, staff, students and other library users. Responsible for the maintenance of physical condition and arrangement of library collections. Provides timely and thorough reference service to faculty, staff, students and other library users, using print and electronic resources.  Provides oversight of management of the library's Integrated Library System. Coordinates library's internal document delivery service.

 

ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS

Build Trust: Operate with transparency, no hidden agenda; place confidence in colleagues, give proper credit to others. Follow through on agreed upon actions. Treat sensitive or confidential information appropriately. Keep emotions under control. Exhibit ethical and moral behavior in everyday business conduct.

Foster Communication: Demonstrate ability to carefully listen to others at all levels of the organization. Seek and listen to feedback and be approachable. Express thoughts and ideas effectively. Display and promote cross cultural sensitivity.

Display Stewardship: Understand business implications of decisions. Conserve organization resources. Look for ways to improve and promote quality. Take personal responsibility. Use resources in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

In order of importance

  •          Manage Todd Wehr Library Circulation, Reserve and Media Center operations to provide users with access to materials and services. Supervise, train, and schedule day, night, and weekend staff to ensure coverage all hours that the library is open (97 hrs/wk). Maintain high level of customer service and respond to user complaints. Develop and maintain policies and procedures for Circulation functions of the library.  Assign coverage at branch libraries whenever needed to keep those libraries open. 
  •          Manage the Library on Request internal document delivery service including assigning staff, troubleshooting problems, setting policies, and managing workflow.  MCW Libraries' staff process approximately 13,000 requests per year to support the work of faculty, students, residents and other users.
  •          Support Family Medicine programs such as the Winter Refresher.
  •          Responsible for physical management of library collections, ensuring ready availability of physical library materials and informing other librarians concerning problems with electronic formats that might develop at night or on weekends when the Circulation department is open and other library departments are closed.
  •          Maintain proficiency in use of the Circulation functions of the Integrated Library System (ILS); investigate new features; train staff on procedures related to the ILS. Lead the library in long-term planning for the Integrated Library System. Take a leadership role in troubleshooting problems and implementing new services related to the ILS.
  •          Use print tools, online databases, Internet sources and library research skills to provide reference service to library users. Provide literature searches and bibliographic verification using a variety of databases. Teach library classes and update class-related user guides.
  •          Select books and other resources for purchase for the library collection.
  •          Maintain personal continuing education by means of meeting attendance, CE classes, seminars, electronic discussion lists and professional reading. Keep current with advances in information resources and technology, computerized information retrieval systems, and the Internet and share information with other library staff.
  •          Assist with special projects.

 

  

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis

 

Education:                     Master's Degree in Library & Information Science

 

Experience:                   Two years' supervisory experience in an academic, special or medical library in public service department.  Preferred: Experience in a medical library. 

 

Certifications/Licenses:   None

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Assistant Librarian, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah seeks a creative, energetic, personable and self motivated individual to fill the position of Teaching and Learning Librarian.  The Teaching and Learning Librarian coordinates and administers the formal educational efforts of the library in a team environment.

These efforts include working with academic faculty in the health sciences curricula, developing and teaching information literacy workshops and classes, providing instruction for specialized topics, exploring the future of library instruction and integrating technology.  The person in this position is responsible for assessing and addressing user educational needs, including the needs of remote students and instructors.

This position is a tenure-track faculty appointment, reporting to the Associate Director for Education and Research.

Application Instructions:

Apply online at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/23517

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School Librarian, Shawsheen Elementary School, Wilmington MA

 The Shawsheen Elementary School in Wilmington, MA is seeking a full time certified school librarian with 1-3 years of experience.

*We are looking for a highly qualified individual to:
*teach library skills to grades one, two, and three on a fixed schedule
*engage students to be lifelong readers, critical thinkers, and skillful researchers
*collaborate with teachers to support and extend the classroom curriculum
*integrate technology into library and classroom curriculum
*support the teachers with Response to Intervention


Qualified applicants should apply on School Spring: http://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=298102

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Records Manager, Brandeis University, Weston MA

Library and Technology Services (LTS) at Brandeis University is looking for a Records Manager. The Records Manager is responsible for establishing and managing a university-wide Records Management program.

*Examples of Key Responsibilities:*

· Survey departments' records. Provide advice on the management of their records, often determining their appropriate disposition.

· Help departments coordinate with records vendors providing recordsstorage, imaging, and confidential
records destruction services. Facilitate the transfer of appropriate records to University Archives, including the submission of digital assets to the Brandeis Institutional Repository.

· Develop and maintain records retention and disposition schedules. Develop university-wide records policies.

· Develop and implement strategies and methods for managing and preserving electronic records and digital assets.

· Develop and conduct training sessions; deliver presentations to the Brandeis community on managing records and the services of the RecordsManagement program.

*Qualifications:*

Master's degree in Information Science, Library Science, Archival Science, or related subject area from an ALA-accredited institution with recordsmanagement coursework. Minimum of three years of professional
experience as a records manager or archivist or information manager with recordsmanagement responsibilities.

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of records management and archival theory and standards, including legal and fiscal issues governing university records. Effective oral and written communications skills and public service orientation to convey program rationales and benefits to audiences at all organizational levels and backgrounds.

Demonstrated ability to work with confidential information and to handle sensitive situations with diplomacy and respect for privacy rights; ability to maintain and safeguard confidentiality of documents and information
collected and reviewed. Evidence of accuracy, attention to detail, reliability, and discretion.

Knowledge of and/or experience with electronic records management systems and digital preservation issues. Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills. Familiarity with developments in the electronic records and digital repository fields.

Evidence of program building success; experience leading public programs and outreach preferred. Knowledge of and/or experience with enterprise business and content management systems preferred.

Experience working in a university/college setting preferred. Certified Records Manager preferred.

Physical requirements: Ability to operate barcode reader and computer keyboard; visually inspect paper and electronic documents; and to lift, shelve, and retrieve boxes weighing up to 40 pounds. Exposure to
dust/dirt/mold is possible.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html. Elect option for "External Applicant". Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading. Locate the desired job listing. Click the job title and Apply Now.

http://tinyurl.com/cj5ygwa

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Library Director, Montague Public Libraries, Montague MA

The Trustees of the Montague Public Libraries are seeking a forward-looking, community-centered and collaborative Library Director to commence employment in mid-October. The Library Director is responsible for overall management of the library system, its program services including, but not limited to, overseeing facility operations, procurement of all materials, supplies and equipment, representing the library to town government, budget development, financial management, managing the staff, strategic planning and goal setting, developing and administering library policies and procedures, and working closely with the elected Board of Library Trustees.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited school and MBLC-certified with at least five years experience (public library preferred). The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

• Strong management and supervisory skills,

• Knowledge of current and emerging information technology,

• The ability to work effectively with staff, government and the public,

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written,

• The desire to initiate and assume major responsibility for new projects such as fundraising for a new building.

Knowledge of the Evergreen system is a plus.

Salary starts at $54,648, depending on qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Cover letter, resume and 3 references to MPL Search, 201 Ave. A, Turners Falls, MA 01376 or montaguelibrarydirectorsearch@gmail.com. Applications accepted until June 21 or until position is filled. 

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Public Services Student Assistant, Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Public Services Student Assistant
Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study


Hours needed: Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Three month full-time position, June-August 2013.


Library: The Schlesinger Library draws thousands of researchers each year to study the history of women in America. The collection consists of manuscript collections of individuals, families, and organizations, with particular strengths in women's rights, suffrage, feminism, health and sexuality, social reform, and education. Some collections of note are the papers of Betty Friedan, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, June Jordan, Julia Child, Pauli Murray, and Judy Chicago, and the records of the National Organization for Women. In addition, the library's book and periodical collections cover the full range of research on women as well as writings by women. The library has a particularly strong collection of cookbooks dating from the late 18th century to the present.


Location: In Radcliffe Yard, 2 blocks from Harvard Square. The yard is between Brattle and Garden Streets in Cambridge, close to the Graduate School of Education, the Divinity School, and Harvard Yard.


Description: Under the supervision of the Public Services Department, student assistants work in the Reading Room; retrieve and reshelve books, periodicals, and manuscript and audiovisual materials; photocopy materials for researchers; and other light processing projects that may arise. In addition, this person may work at the Registration Desk on the first floor.


Experience: Required: Ability to interact well with students, faculty, researchers, and staff. Attention to detail. Some word processing experience. Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds.


Preferred: Interest in women's studies. Prior library experience a plus.


Salary: $12.50/hour


To apply: Submit cover letter and resume; Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


Contact: Amanda Strauss, Public Services Department
Phone: 617-384-9329
amanda_strauss@radcliffe.harvard.edu

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Project Associate II, Education Development Center (EDC), Waltham MA

PROJECT MANAGER, (Information Services Manager, Suicide ASSOCIATE II Prevention Resource Center)

 

Grade 9 - MANAGEMENT - REFERENCE #: PAII041713

Regular - Full-Time Position; Waltham, MA

EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER (EDC)

EDC is one of the world's leading nonprofit research and development firms.  Established in 1958, EDC designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world's most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity.  Our services include research, training, educational materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives. 

 

EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace.

 

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center in the Health and Human Development Division has an opening for a Project Associate (II) (Information Services Manager), reporting to the SPRC Director of Operations and Resources, in Waltham, MA.

 

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to promote a public health approach to suicide prevention. SPRC is hiring a manager of its Information Services team.  This team compiles, synthesizes, and disseminates accurate, timely and useful research and resources to professionals in the field of suicide prevention. The manager will be responsible for ensuring that SPRC's weekly e-newsletter, website, library services, social media, and print and electronic publications are engaging, authoritative, up-to-date, and meet audience needs. The manager should be familiar with information technology, including monitoring and synthesizing new research in public health and behavioral health; website content management; product development and marketing; and how to use various media to communicate public health and behavioral health messages. With direct supervision over several professional staff and a role on SPRC's management team, the manager needs to be able to coordinate the workflow of the team members and value a collaborative approach within and among teams. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The person in this position is expected to communicate clearly and courteously; to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, field sites, and funders; and to work respectfully with EDC colleagues. The job requires adherence to EDC policies & procedures.

 

The Project Associate provides support to project staff, including:

• Serving as backup to manager when needed

• Managing project budget

• Monitoring contractual compliance

• Maintaining records

• Preparing recommendations

• Drafting performance reports

• Writing and developing materials

• Disseminating information, including website content

• Developing presentations

• Managing administrative procedures

• Contributing to design and implementation of business monitoring systems

• Suggesting ideas for improved efficiency or future focus

• Supporting project procurement

• Identifying &recruiting technical consultants; developing their scope of work

• Coordinating proposal development

Specific responsibilities of SPRC's Information Services Manager:

  •  Supervises librarians and the technology associate
  •  Ensures the accuracy, usefulness and timeliness of SPRC's e-newsletter and makes effective use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and blogging.
  •  Ensures the SPRC website content is clear, engaging, up to date, and relevant to the audience
  •  Manages the development, editing, and marketing of educational/informational materials on a range of suicide prevention topics
  •  Coordinates and assists team members in monitoring, synthesizing and archiving new research and information from government agencies, national organizations, and other sources.
  •  Coordinates and assists the Information Services team in providing literature reviews and responses to queries from SPRC staff and professionals in the field.
  •  Manages requests for information from the media

 

The Project Associate

• Coordinates administrative and logistical tasks

• Coordinates project start-up

• Facilitates project teamwork and feedback exchanges

• Collaborates on troubleshooting complex problems, proposing initiatives and recommending or negotiating solutions

• Acts as liaison between home offices and field-based staff

• Coordinates communications and project activities

• Trains and provides guidance or administrative direction to junior staff

 

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires educational achievement; excellent writing skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; ability to work independently and effectively in groups; and strong interpersonal & organizational skills. Specific requirements:

 

• Bachelor's degree

• Master's degree or equivalent combination of training & experience preferred

• With Bachelor's degree, at least 5 years research, education, international development or administrative coordination experience, requiring computer competence

• With Master's degree, at least 4 years related experience (as above)

• Some prior project leadership or supervisory experience preferred

• Demonstrable organizational and troubleshooting skills

• Strong analytical skills and aptitude for details

Specific qualifications for the SPRC Information Services manager:

  •  Customer service orientation and ability to be responsive and helpful to SPRC's staff and audience 
  •  Experience managing website content and using social media to communicate public health and  behavioral health messages
  •  Experience with information technology, including public health and/or behavioral health databases and online research tools
  •  Experience managing the development, editing, and marketing of educational/informational materials for a variety of public health and/or behavioral health audiences
  •  Background in mental health, public health and/ or suicide prevention
  •  Ability to manage and nurture staff

 

 

CONTACT: http://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/Micro/JobDetails.aspx?&mid=YEVYF&sid=UEVD&jid=UYAZGTWF&site=Education

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Library Assistant, Technology, Simmons College, Boston MA

Job Title:                    Library Assistant, Technology

Department:               Library

Job Category:             Non-exempt Staff

Hours per week:         35, including some evening and weekend hours

Note: This is a pre-professional position. Eligibility is limited to qualified students currently enrolled in Simmons GSLIS program.

Summary Description of Position:
This position supports Library technology needs under the supervision of the Systems & Web Applications Librarian. Responsibilities include supporting the Library ILS and other library systems and software programs; assisting in web application development and enhancement: providing first tier hardware support for staff machines; and hiring and training student workers. (see HR website for full job description)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Offer support for the Library ILS and other major systems and software programs
    • Assist in troubleshooting, maintenance, enhancements, and system upgrades
    • Provide training to library staff and patrons on technology systems and tools
  • Participate in the implementation and support of library applications and technology systems
    • Assist in maintaining and updating Library websites and web applications
    • Provide assistance with setting up new Library web applications
  • Provide first-tier hardware support to staff and service point machines
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose hardware issues
    • Request support and resolution for technology issues from Technology
  • Employ technology and systems to optimize library processes and operations
    • Contribute to the development of processes related to library operations and planning
    • Staff Reference services for one three-hour shift per week
Qualifications:

Required
  • Bachelor's degree and current enrollment in the Simmons GSLIS program.
  • Relevant experience and completion of no more than 3 GSLIS courses.
Preferred
  • Basic understanding of HTML & CSS web markup languages
  • Familiarity with SQL and relational databases
  • Keen interest in Library technology and a high aptitude for technology systems
  • Competent numeracy skills and strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Experience with an ILS and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Interest in emerging technology
Compensation: $31,500 plus a generous benefits package, including tuition remission. (See https://jobs.simmons.edu/applicants/static/customers/249/benefits2013.pdf for more info.)

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Simmons HR site https://jobs.simmons.edu. We will begin reviewing resumes on June 7, 2013.

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THATCamp Publishing on June 19th - Register Now!

GSLIS is once again hosting THATCamp here on campus on June 19th in the School of Management. The theme is Publishing, but we are hoping to attract a blend of publishers, librarians, educators, and students. For those who are unfamiliar with THATCamp, "The Humanities and Technology Camp," please see their website to learn more here. We recently hosted THATCamp Libraries in February, and had a great turn out from GSLIS students, faculty, alumni and friends, and received wonderful feedback! Don't miss your second chance to attend an incredibly fun and enlightening afternoon.
 
Registration is free and open to all, and we are currently seeking workshop presenters as well as session proposals. Lunch and breakfast will be provided, and good times will be had by all. Questions? E-mail gslisfellow@simmons.edu.

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Librarian for Special Collections and Archives, Connecticut College, New London CT

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE, a highly selective private liberal arts college, located in the historic seaport of New London, seeks an experienced Librarian to manage the college archives and records management programs; recommend policies; plan and implement procedures; provide reference services for the college archives and serve as its principal contact with administrative and academic offices.

In collaboration with the Director, s/he will be responsible for planning departmental activities, creating and managing digital projects and developing grant proposals; participate in College records management development activities, including records classification, retention scheduling and shipping to and retrieval from off-site storage; work with college offices to identify, evaluate and preserve legal and administrative documents; assist with college exhibits, events and programs; provide instruction and assistance to classes; develop and design college archives web site; regularly archive college website and maintain digital files; instruct and supervise student workers and volunteers;  maintain current professional and technical knowledge through training and participation in professional organizations/publications; other duties as assigned or as necessary. 

Accredited Master degree in library or information studies with 1-3 years of applicable archival experience required; excellent written and verbal communication skills with knowledge of archival theory/methodology and records management practice.  Candidate must also be proficient in the use of integrated library systems, information databases, standard productivity software and archival digitizing equipment and techniques, EAD and web editing software.  Some travel required. Starting salary is in the low 50s.

Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check will be conducted on the selected applicant.  Forward resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to humanresources@conncoll.edu (include LIBR and your full name in the subject line).  Accepting applications until June 19, 2013.

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Library Music Intern, National Public Radio, Washington DC

Overview:
The NPR Library partners with all programs and divisions to address a wide spectrum of research needs including the use of music, which is a hallmark of NPR programming. The NPR Music Library provides production and reference services for NPR programs, and maintains Orpheus, NPR's music asset management system.

***Library internships at NPR are available only to information/library students and recent grads.***


Responsibilities:
Work under the supervision of NPR Librarians on a range of efforts that support business needs including:
indexing music that has been ingested into Orpheus,
assist in providing research services according to level of experience,
improving digital infrastructures and workflows through work on special projects.


Qualifications:
In-depth knowledge of music gained through study, performance, or other experience.
Ability to balance attention to detail and accuracy with an understanding of "the big picture."
Experience handling deadline pressure and establishing priority among competing demands.
Ability to work independently or collaboratively according to the demands of a project.
Ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with colleagues and clients.
Experience managing the expectations of others: excellent communication skills in person, in writing, and on the phone.
Passion for history, music, pop culture.

Preferred Skills:
Demonstrated interest in managing digital resources, including approaches to managing metadata related to audio files.
Knowledge of digital file formats.
Content lifecycle management experience.
Familiarity with the programming languages of the web.
Experience providing reference services utilizing commercial databases, government resources, and features of the hidden web.


Please submit a cover letter discussing these qualifications for consideration.

Before applying, we strongly encourage you to read our Internship FAQ's here. Please do not apply for more than 3 internships.

To apply: https://interns-npr.icims.com/jobs/1709/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&hashed=58168622

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Library Archives Intern, National Public Library, Washington DC

Overview:
The NPR library has recently established an internal historical archive. The archive complements the collection of materials held at the National Public Broadcasting Archives at University of Maryland.

***Please note: The Archive internship at NPR are available only to information/library/archive students and recent grads who have completed archival coursework.***


Responsibilities:
Work under the supervision of the NPR Chief Librarian to describe & arrange the newly created NPR Historical Archive including:
Surveying & appraising incoming or previously received archival materials.
Processing archival materials using MPLP processing guidelines.
Writing descriptive finding aids.


Qualifications:
Ability to balance attention to detail and accuracy with an understanding of "the big picture."
Ability to work independently or collaboratively according to the demands of a project.
Ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with colleagues and clients.
Experience handling deadline pressure and establishing priority among competing demands.
Archival knowledge combining educational and hands on experience.
Familiarity with MPLP, DACS & EAD.


Preferred Skills:
Experience with writing & encoding finding aids for online publishing.
Knowledge of digital & analog file formats.
Experience with writing or editing archival policy.
Experience with digital & analog audio preservation.

To apply: https://interns-npr.icims.com/jobs/1708/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&hashed=58168622

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Library Intern, National Public Radio, Washington DC

Overview:
The NPR Library partners with all programs and divisions to address a wide spectrum of research needs, and to maintain NPR's complete audio archives.

Please note: ***Library internships at NPR are available only to information/library students and recent grads.***


Responsibilities:
Work under the supervision of NPR Librarians on a range of efforts that support business needs including:
archiving digital audio, providing research services according to level of experience, improving digital infrastructures and workflows through work on special projects.


Qualifications:
Ability to balance attention to detail and accuracy with an understanding of "the big picture." Experience handling deadline pressure and establishing priority among competing demands. Ability to work independently or collaboratively according to the demands of a project. Ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with colleagues and clients. Experience managing the expectations of others: excellent communication skills in person, in writing, and on the phone. Passion for history, music, pop culture.

Preferred Skills:
Demonstrated interest in managing digital resources, including approaches to managing metadata related to audio files. Knowledge of digital file formats. Content lifecycle management experience. Familiarity with the programming languages of the web. Experience providing reference services utilizing commercial databases, government resources, and features of the hidden web. Please submit a cover letter discussing these qualifications for consideration.

Before applying, we strongly encourage you to read our Internship FAQ's here. Please do not apply for more than 3 internships.

To apply: https://interns-npr.icims.com/jobs/1707/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&hashed=58168622

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School Librarian, George B. Weatherbee Elementary and Reeds Brook Middle Schools, Hampden ME

RSU #22 seeks a creative and energetic school librarian for grades 3 through 8 at the George B. WeatherbeeElementary School and Reeds Brook Middle School. 
The qualified candidate will play an important role in helping to foster a love of learning. He/she will ensure that students are effective users of ideas and information and, with faculty, empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.  The librarian will collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design a library program that aligns with classroom curricula and units of instruction. 
Requirements
A master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association
Excellent communicator and collaborator
Organized
Creative and innovative
Three years of relevant experience preferred
Please send your resume to Marie McCaw - mmccaw@sad22.us.  

Or mail to:
RSU #22
24 Main Road North
Hampden, ME 04444

Phone: 207 862-3255
Fax:  207 862-2789

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Summer Advancement Communications Internship, Museum of Science, Boston MA

Description: The Advancement division at the Museum of Science is responsible for all fundraising efforts at the Museum. The division comprises the following departments: Annual Giving; Leadership and Planned Gifts; Corporate, Foundation, and Government (CG&F) Relations; Special Events; Research; Data Management; Communications and Donor Relations. Staff in these divisions research potential and existing donors and funding sources, write proposals and reports, and coordinate cultivation and stewardship of all individual and CG&F donors.

Position Summary: The intern, who will report to the Coordinator of Donor Engagement and Stewardship, will assist with stewardship and communications projects. S/he may have the opportunity to sit in division and departmental meetings; s/he may also be asked to work in other departments within the Advancement division. This is a great opportunity to learn about the fundraising field at a wonderful Boston institution.

Responsibilities: Help collect information for writing projects (e.g. from fund managers for endowed fund reports) - Coordinate birthday card mailings - Assist with special events - Enter new/additional information into Millennium database - Help coordinate Annual Report donor list review - Data entry, research, and other duties for the gift acknowledgment process and other projects as assigned by the Coordinator or other members of the Advancement team

Minimum Qualifications: College-level applicant - Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office and ability to learn the department's fundraising database (JSI Millennium) - Interest in fundraising and/or nonprofit management and communications - Strict attention to detail, accuracy, and confidentiality (imperative) - General office experience a plus - Comfort with multitasking in a high energy environment - Ability to work independently

Additional Details:

Hours / Days Per Week 14-21 hours/week within Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Compensation Paid $8 - $8.25 hourly

Duration Summer 2013 (May/June - August)

How To Apply: In order to be considered for an internship, please email the internship program coordinator with the following: The exact internship position title in the subject line A cover letter detailing your interest in and relevant experience related to a specific internship position A resumé that includes contact information of three references You may apply for multiple positions; please send a separate email with a tailored cover letter for each position. Emails are preferred and can be processed more quickly. However, we are also able to accept cover letters and resumés by mail or fax if necessary:

Mail to:

Internship Program Coordinator

Museum of Science Science

Park Boston, MA 02114

617-589-0362(FAX)

interncoordinator@mos.org

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Metadata Production Specialist, Roper Center, Storrs CT

Metadata Production Specialist

The Roper Center is the largest Public Opinion Data archive in existence and an internationally trusted digital repository.   Since its founding in the 1940s, the Center has maintained two key objectives:  (1) to preserve the voice of the public in the form of public opinion polling data and maintain these data in the most current formats possible, and (2) to disseminate the data in detailed and complete form via intuitive access tools.

The Center's data curation and processing team is currently enhancing curation methods and appropriate metadata structures for born digital materials, while streamlining workflows in order to accommodate archiving a broader and more diverse collection of materials.  The Metadata Production Specialist is a new position within the archive team and will work to streamline work processing, integrating best practices to assure quality assurance.  This position will play a leading role in supporting long-term management of research data throughout the data lifecycle, including issues of digital preservation and access, intellectual property rights, and security of sensitive data.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manages and coordinates various workflows for dataset and summary data release in accordance with expanding digital curation and online accessibility requirements
  • Analyzes processing streams to develop more efficient production workflows
  • Oversees the production of and builds metadata content for databases served by online retrieval systems for data discovery to external clients, including the preparation of materials for iPOLL, a question level database
  • Produces documentation to clearly describe methods of data collection and reporting 
  • Assists in research, review, testing and evaluation of support products or enhancements.
  • Assists in the development of archival tools and services to support data curation.    
  • Develops scripts, writes, and maintains programs as required for workflow processing.
  • Advises users on the availability of data and provides user support of Center collections
  • Coordinates regular ongoing data acquisitions with data providers
  • Communicates with data producers to secure all necessary metadata pertaining to archived survey materials.
  • Participates in the development and adoption of archival standards for the Center's collections
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field and (including but, not limited to Information Science, Social Science, Computer Science) and 1-3 years experience. Candidates with a relevant MA/MS will be given preference.
  • Demonstrated metadata development skills, strong data skills, analytical reasoning and logical problem solving along with, a working knowledge of issues and challenges related to data management/curation, including format migration, preservation, metadata, data retrieval and research data use.
  • Able to manage time and multiple projects in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, creative and innovative attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with one or more current scientific data and metadata conventions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong editing skills.
  • The ability to acquire new technological skills and resolve problems in a resourceful and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines within a production environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attentiveness to detail.
  • Experience training/consulting with users on computing problems, or programming in a large data processing environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to oversee student and/or professional staff.

 

Other Desirable Qualifications/Skills

  • Candidates with a relevant MA/MS will be given strong preference.
  • Programming experience.
  • Familiarity with long-term management of research data throughout the data lifecycle and with common metadata standards, e.g., DDI; understanding of ontology and semantic relationships highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of common development tools & languages, e.g. Java, SQL, XML/XSLT, PHP, Perl.
  • Coursework or extensive experience in data management and curation.

 

To Apply
Interested applicants must apply by using Husky Hire. Please, upload a current resume, letter of application, and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

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Library Assistant, Access Services, Simmons College, Boston MA

Job Title:                    Library Assistant, Access Services

Department:               Library

Job Category:            Non-exempt Staff 

Hours per week:         35, including some evening and weekend hours 

Note:  This is a pre-professional position. Eligibility is limited to qualified students currently enrolled in Simmons GSLIS Program.

Summary Description of Position:
Working under the direction of the Access Services Librarian, performs tasks in the functional areas of interlibrary loan, document delivery, course reserves, and stacks maintenance.  May coordinate and supervise the work of student workers in one or more of these areas. As a member of the Library's Information Services team, participates in Circulation and Reference services. (see HR website for full job description)

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the delivery of interlibrary loan and document delivery services using the Illiad system
  • Participate in providing a course reserves service to faculty and students using the Ares system
  • Participate in the maintenance of physical collections in the Beatley library
  • Participate in the management of student workers
  • Participate in the work of Information Services and Beatley Library including staffing Reference and Circulation desks

Work Schedule: To be determined by manager. Proposed schedule: Sunday - Thursday, 12:00 - 8:00pm, with flexibility for classes.

Qualifications:


Required
  • Bachelor's degree and current enrollment in Simmons GSLIS program.
  • Relevant experience and completion of no more than 3 GSLIS courses.
Preferred
  • Customer service experience.
  • Experience working or volunteering in libraries.
  • Experience with library systems, such as Innovative Interfaces, Inc.'s Millennium and Atlas System's ILLiad and Ares

Compensation: $31,500 plus a generous benefits package, including tuition remission. See this pdf for more info.https://jobs.simmons.edu/applicants/static/customers/249/benefits2013.pdf

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Simmons HR site https://jobs.simmons.edu. We will be reviewing resumes on June 7, 2013.

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Volunteer/Intern, Worcester Public Library, Worcester MA

The Worcester Public Library seeks a friendly, outgoing, creative GSLIS student to work with their young adult librarian. The intern should be interested in pursuing a career working with young adults, be comfortable working in a diverse urban environment, and be able to commit to 5-15 hours per week, or more if desired. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience all facets of YA librarianship in an urban library. The intern will work to improve the digital presence of the library for teens as well as organizing online resources available to them, manage the YA collection, oversee teenage volunteers and assist them when necessary, help plan programs and events for teenagers, attend meetings of the Teen Advisory Group, work with schools and other community youth organizations to provide effective outreach services, provide reference assistance to teens in the library, and implement their brilliant ideas for helping Worcester's teens to succeed!

GSLIS students who have taken either Young Adult Literature or Library Programs and Services for Young Adults strongly encouraged.

 

Please contact Samantha Bodine, sbodine@worcpublib.org, for more information.

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Coordinator 2 - Digital Production Manager, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, and the Digital Services & Shared Collections Department seeks a versatile and energetic Digital Production Manager responsible for strategically managing staff capacities, multiple fund lines and project timelines, and the specialized equipment and resources for the operations of the Digital Library Center (DLC). The Digital Production Manager has oversight of projects and staff in the areas of bibliographic control, imaging/post-capture processing, quality control & structural metadata, audiovisual conversion/formatting, and optical character recognition/metadata enhancement/archiving. Makes project level decisions in collaboration with the Head of Digital Services, and works closely with external and internal clients to ensure an appropriate flow of materials. Manages digitization processes and services and advises customers on technical specifications. This position encompasses both technical and managerial roles and responsibilities.

The deadline for applications is June 10, 2013.  Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined in the Position Vacancy Announcement at: http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/StaffPositions.html.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of its faculty and staff.  Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

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Adult Services Librarian, Dover Public Library, Dover NH

LIBRARIAN II - Adult Services Librarian

(40 hrs/week; $20.68--$29.28 per hour)

 

The Dover (NH) Public Library (http://library.dover.nh.gov) is accepting applications for an "Adult Services Librarian". We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, customer-oriented professional to provide vision, leadership and expertise related to collections and services for adults.  This person will possess an exemplary knowledge of literature, popular media and culture, will oversee all aspects of the library's main circulation department, will supervise a part-time staff of seven, and will lead developments to enhance the library's programming and outreach services.  Position requires a multi-faceted self-starter, capable of handling multiple competing priorities while working in an often fast-paced, public service desk environment. This staff member is part of the Library's administrative team and reports to the Library Director.

 

Dover is the fastest growing city in New Hampshire and its 5th largest with a population of just over 30,000. Just 10 miles from the NH seacoast, Dover is about one hour away from Manchester NH, Portland ME and Boston MA. The library circulates nearly 300,000 items annually and its budget is just over $1 million.  Over 90% of Dover residents have library cards and we share an automated library system with the City's five public school libraries.  The Dovernet Libraries have will be migrating in mid-August to a Koha-based open source ILS. We are enthusiastic proponents of social media outreach tools and currently have 1.055 followers on Facebook plus 454 on Pinterest and 489 on Twitter. Our website received over 2 million hits in 2012 and is currently undergoing a major CMS redesign. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Position requires a multi-faceted self-starter with strong customer service skills, and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Capably handles multiple competing priorities while working in an often fast-paced, public service desk environment.
  • Performs circulation desk duties and handles and resolves patron concerns and complaints.
  • Possesses exemplary knowledge of authors, titles, genre literature, plus popular media and culture.
  • Has proficiency with automated library systems, social media and content creation tools.
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills in order to interpret library policy & procedures effectively to all users; establishes strong, friendly rapport with patrons.
  • Provides Readers Advisory assistance to patrons.
  • Acquires all adult DVDs and music CDs and participates in other print acquisitions for adult collections.
  • Schedules, trains, supervises, coaches, communicates with, and evaluates assigned library assistants at adult circulation desk plus library pages.
  • Teaches patrons how to use various library technologies such as the OPAC, subscription databases, eServices, downloadable books, Internet and PCs.
  • Contributes regularly to library social media platforms & website content.
  • Develops monthly newsletter, library displays, and creates signage.
  • Looks for ways to further promote customer-focused services; develops novel ways of packaging, sharing, and promoting library services to the general public.
  • Coordinates monthly art exhibits and takes the lead in developing adult programming schedule.
  • Recommends policy and procedure changes.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Publisher plus other Office products and common computer applications.
  • Selects and evaluates materials for weeding, replacement, repair, or withdrawal through periodic analysis of collection management reports. Tracks missing or lost materials.
  • Supervises public shelving areas, maintains "extra copies" collection and storage of basement materials.
  • Analyzes space needs; maintains diverse, fresh, and attractive collections in all adult areas through creative marketing.
  • Monitors various library statistics and maintains records.
  • Handles all patrons' suggestions for purchase.
  • Collaborates with other staff members to create a positive, welcoming environment and help maintain building discipline.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves minor computer and printer issues.
  • Manages Meeting Rooms' bookings and schedules, and manages museum pass bookings, schedules and renewals.
  • Participates in hiring of new circulation desk staff & pages.
  • Recruits and trains all circulation volunteers.
  • Conducts bi-monthly circulation meetings.
  • Conducts occasional library tours.
  • Proctors exams for patrons.
  • Leads library bookclub(s).
  • Orders needed supplies.
  • Attends Friends of the Library meetings in the absence of the Library Director.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant new technologies and library trends.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements

  • Committed experience working with the public in a library setting.
  • Experience working with an automated library system.
  • Knowledge of print, database, and online information sources.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, analyze problems, and develop and implement creative solutions.
  • Experience working with, and instructing, customers with all ranges of technical expertise.
  • Evidence of a high degree of initiative and versatility, a committed customer-service focus, and a desire to master new technologies.
  • Working knowledge of  social media and community engagement tools including Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, and other content creation systems.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with department heads, employees, and the public and to deal with service problems courteously and tactfully.

Education Requirements:

Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited college or university; at least 1 year of professional library experience with a concentration in public services is preferred, but graduate students in an accredited MLS program in their final semester are also eligible to apply. Experience with an automated integrated library system (ILS) is essential.

 

If you are committed to collaboration and wish to join a library that believes in continual improvement and exemplary customer service, your next job may be at the Dover Public Library. To see the complete job description and download the job application, go to: http://www.dover.nh.gov/employment.htm. Responses must be received by June 20, 2013. 

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High School Librarian, Lawrence High School, Fairfield ME

Lawrence High School; Fairfield, Maine (MSAD#49) seeks a high school library media specialist, pending Board budget approval, June 11, 2013. This person should hold an MLS or MLIS and State of Maine School Library Media certification.

The position entails collection development, assisting staff and students in location of materials, teaching information literacy to students, managing an annual budget, assisting with audio visual equipment, including digital technology; and participating on school-wide and District curriculum committees.

Please contact Principal Pam Swett (207-453-4200) for further information.

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Special Collections Librarian, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

Position Description: Reporting to the Head, Special Collections & University Archives Department, the Special Collections Librarian has curatorial, instruction, and outreach responsibility for map collections and supports a broad range of departmental initiatives.

 

General responsibilities include:

  •          Developing and managing print and manuscript map collections, sensitively building upon existing strengths and exploring new areas for development.
  •          Coordinating instruction sessions utilizing map collections, developing public programming, and integrating the history of cartography into departmental activities.
  •          Setting priorities for map collection processing and cataloging.
  •          Collaborating with colleagues working in areas of collection development, archival and manuscript processing, rare books cataloging, preservation, and digitization.
  •          Providing reference services and supporting day-to-day operations, which may include some supervision of staff.
  •          Developing donor and dealer relationships, particularly with map collectors, and cultivating campus and community partners.
  •          Participating in Libraries' initiatives outside of Special Collections & University Archives by serving on Libraries' and campus committees and contributing to other relevant activities and events.
  •          Maintaining a course of personal professional development through active participation in rare book, manuscript, and archives professional associations or other professional activities external to the Libraries.

 

Required Qualifications:

  •           Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution.
  •           Demonstrated ability to work creatively in a rapidly changing environment.
  •           Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with emerging trends in rare book and manuscript librarianship.
  •           Demonstrated ability to work productively and sensitively with library and university colleagues, faculty, students, researchers, and donors.
  •           Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment where consultation, flexibility, collaboration and cooperation are essential.
  •           Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  •           Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community.
  •           Experience or demonstrated knowledge of digital collections, concepts, and techniques.
  •          Demonstrated interest in professional development that will enhance the candidate's value to the Libraries, the University, the profession, or the scholarly community.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  •           Experience in a Special Collections, archives, or museum environment.
  •           Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of the antiquarian map trade, including acquisitions by purchase or donation.
  •           Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of the history of cartography.
  •           Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of best practices for digital mapping applications.
  •           Reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages other than English.

 

Salary and appointment: Appointment will be made at the Librarian level with a salary range of $43,000 to $46,000. Start date is negotiable. The University of Iowa offers an attractive package of benefits including 24 days of paid vacation per year, your choice between two retirement plans and two University of Iowa health insurance plans, dental insurance, pre-tax child and health care spending accounts, and additional options.

 

The University of Iowa Libraries: The University of Iowa library system consists of the Main Library, the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and a number of branch libraries. The Libraries has more than 5 million volumes including thousands of electronic resources and coordinates the development and maintenance of the University's locally-created open access digital resources including the Iowa Digital Library, featuring close to a million digitized texts, images, and audio and video recordings, as well as Iowa Research Online, our institutional repository. Our Special Collections include over 200,000 rare books, ranging in age from the 15th century to newly created artists' books.

 

Library systems are built on a mix of open source, locally developed, hosted services, and vended applications primarily from Ex Libris, OCLC, and Microsoft. The University of Iowa is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), ARL, OCLC, CRL, SPARC, CNI, CLIR, LOCKSS, CLOCKSS, and Portico. The Libraries provides a program of support for professional development activities and its staff members are actively engaged in national cooperative efforts.

 

The University and Iowa City: A major research and teaching institution, the University of Iowa offers internationally recognized programs in a diverse array of academic, medical, and artistic disciplines, from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. The University consists of a faculty of 2,000 and a permanent staff of 13,000 serving 30,500 students, more than 40% of whom are from out of state and close to 10,000 of whom are registered in graduate and professional degree programs. Approximately 9% of the University's faculty and staff and 10% of its student body are members of minority groups, and 8% of the students are from foreign countries.

 

The University of Iowa is home to the Writers' Workshop, the oldest graduate creative writing program in the country, and the blueprint for many of the creative writing programs that now thrive on campuses worldwide. It is also home to the International Writing Program where, since 1967, over a thousand writers from more than 120 countries have participated. The University has recently instituted a program in creative writing in Spanish. Finally, UNESCO designated Iowa City as the world's third City of Literature in 2008.

 

Iowa City is a community of some 68,000 people (more than 150,000 live in the surrounding area) with excellent educational, recreational, and cultural advantages. It is consistently cited in the national media as a city with an excellent quality of life. The city is readily accessible via interstate highways and a major airport is only 30 minutes away. The community is growing in its diversity; within the Iowa City Community School District, 33% of the students are minority, with 17% identifying as African-American, 9% as Latino/Hispanic, 7% as Asian-American, and .4% as Native American during the 2011/12 school year.

 

Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please visit the University of Iowa Jobs@UIOWA website athttp://jobs.uiowa.edu. To help facilitate your application process, note the requisition number 62720. Applications must be received by 06/16/2013.

 

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Resource Sharing Assistant, Information Delivery and Library Access, MIT Libraries, Cambridge MA

**This is a two year term appointment with the possibility of extension.**


The MIT Libraries seek an enthusiastic, service‐oriented person to join our Resource Sharing Team. This position provides the opportunity for developing library skill sets related to access services, document delivery, and interlibrary lending and borrowing in a dynamic academic library setting.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Resource Sharing Manager and in collaboration with team
members, the Resource Sharing Assistant facilitates access to materials held in the Libraries for reciprocal
borrowers, academic and public libraries and private institutions. S/he fills interlibrary lending/document
delivery requests using various online systems and responds to patron queries about their requests and accounts and copyright issues. S/he verifies citation and location information for materials using both electronic and print sources. The Assistant will be conversant in consortial arrangements, developing and maintaining knowledge of request methods, holdings, and payment and delivery arrangements as they apply to specific customer groups. S/he communicates policies and procedures to customers and may participate in creating and refining related resource sharing documentation. The Assistant will develop a working understanding of ILLiad, RAPID, NRE, Relais, Request Tracker, MIT Libraries' web pages, and web forms in order to provide excellent customer service in assisting patrons, troubleshooting/reporting problems, and responding to other library staff. S/he also resolves lending/borrowing issues and overdue items in NRE, Relais and ILLiad. As a member of the Resource Sharing Team s/he contributes to the interlibrary borrowing service and, as a staff member of ID&LA, supports one or more of the Libraries' service points. S/he is responsible for processing incoming and outgoing material, may participate in hiring or directing the work of student employees, and may also participate in local and system‐wide committees and/or projects.


QUALIFICATIONS: Required ‐ Minimum 6 months direct/related experience that provides understanding of
library or service functions (post high school education can count toward experience). Solid experience with
standard computer software such as Windows and ability to learn and master new software, systems and
technology. Demonstrated strong commitment and ability to deliver superior customer service in person, via
email, phone, including tact and ability to empathize, listen carefully and understand user needs. Proven
excellence in interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to work and contribute
both independently and as an integral part of a service team. Strong organizational skills, including ability to
excel in a service‐oriented environment, manage competing priorities, and meet deadlines. Well‐developed
problem solving skills, including ability to identify problems, exercise good judgment and carry out solutions.
Strong data entry skills and aptitude for detail oriented work. Flexibility to successfully adapt and to work
creatively in a dynamic environment. Ability to lift 40 lbs, move boxes, shelve library materials and push book
trucks, and a tolerance for exposure to dust. Preferred - Bachelor's degree. Experience in academic and/or
research library, especially in interlibrary loan. Experience in customer service environment. Experience working with ILLiad, Aleph, RAPID ILL, NRE and/or Relais.


HOURS: 35 hours per week, Monday‐Friday, 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Some flexibility in scheduling is possible.


APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online at: http://hrweb.mit.edu/staffing/index.html. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and ethnic minority candidates.

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Museum Technology Specialist, Harrison Gray Otis House, Boston MA

Museum Technology Specialist (Full time, temporary through September 2013)

Classification: Non-exempt, temporary, non-benefit

 

Location: Position based at the Harrison Gray Otis House, Boston, Mass. Some work at other facilities may be required.

 

Description: Historic New England seeks to fill the temporary position of Museum Technology Specialist. The MTS will be responsible for assisting the Information Technology Officer and other staff as assigned in the day-to-day handling of technology support at a complex, multi-site organization. The position includes fielding help desk inquiries; assisting with hardware and software upgrades, infrastructure implementation and evaluation; and helping support the move of staff offices to newly-renovated space in Historic New England's Haverhill facility. S/he may also assist with projects related to digital asset management or electronic records management as time and skills allow.

 

Qualifications: Applicants should have an undergraduate or graduate degree in technology, information science, computer science, or a related field, or equivalent experience. The position requires a thorough understanding of common desktop applications and operating systems, including Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 7, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Suite. The successful candidate must have excellent customer skills, the ability to work with users with a wide range of skill levels, the ability to troubleshoot technology issues remotely via telephone and remote screen sharing, and an understanding of computer networking and telecommunications. Familiarity with databases, digital asset management systems, and other commonly-used software tools in the museum field is preferred.

 

Applications: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@historicnewengland.org. This position will be filled as soon as possible.

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Patron Services Assistant, Social Law Library, Boston MA

Job Title: Patron Services Assistant

Date Written: May 15, 2013

Library Unit: Patron Services (Collection Maintenance, Circulation, Document Delivery)

Immediate Supervisor: Patron Services Librarian

 

This job involves consistent interaction with library patrons both in person and over the phone to help them locate materials in the print and online collections. A Patron Services Assistant must be comfortable working in a group with frequent interruptions and have the ability to communicate clearly with fellow library staff and library patrons. A customer service work ethic and the ability to juggle multiple ongoing projects are expected. The Patron Services Department works closely with the Reference and Membership Departments to provide efficient and on time library services.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Includes approximate percentage of time spent on each):

 

1. Staffing the Circulation desk (30%)

Greeting patrons when they enter the library; making sure members and non-members properly log in to the library system; providing orientation to the library and the collection; checking materials in and out; corresponding with patrons via phone, email and in person; retrieving materials for patrons requested via phone, email or online catalog; referring patrons to the Reference Department; communicating with the Reference Librarians; and opening and closing the Library.

 

2. Filling Document Delivery orders (30%)

Receiving and retrieving copy orders placed by phone, email, fax, online or in person; copying and scanning materials using photocopier or microfiche reader/printer to fill orders; delivering orders via email and USPS; running credit card information; using an online order system to track and maintain orders; retrieving court documents from the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court Clerk's office.

 

3. Performing Collection Maintenance (30%)

Primarily includes scanning and shelving materials in the library by location and call number; shelf reading for accurate call number order; updating loose-leaf filing volumes as needed; and assisting with collection shifts, stack labeling or other clean up projects.

 

4. Other duties as assigned (10%)

These can include everything from helping to set up for library events and sending bulk mailings to placing service calls for broken copiers and managing library card problems.

 

Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree and current enrollment in a library science program also required.

 

Experience: Prior library experience using Innovative's Millennium modules; law library experience preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skills: 

Patron service work ethic required. Must be detail oriented and able to follow instructions. Ability to work independently and maintain harmonious working relationships. Ability to work well withfrequent interruptions. Knowledge of basic computer skills including OPAC searching. Must be comfortable with frequent telephone and computer use.

 

Contact with Others/Scope of Authority:

Frequent contact with Library members, visitors and staff.

 

Working Conditions: 

The Social Law Library is an air-conditioned smoke-free facility. Position requires stamina to load, unload and push book trucks and work on one's feet for periods of up to three hours at a time. Jobentails some moderate lifting and furniture moving.

 

Hours: This 21-24 hour per week part-time position is to be worked in shifts of no fewer than 3 hours between 8 am and 8 pm Monday through Friday - a minimum of two closing shifts (til 8 PM) is required, including a Tuesday or Thursday. Specific days and hours to be mutually agreed upon with the Patron Services Librarian. Regular attendance isrequired; a fixed schedule must be maintained.

 

Compensation: $11.50 per hour

 

Contact: Submit letter of interest and resume to:

Kirsten Leary, Patron Services Librarian

Social Law Library

John Adams Courthouse

1 Pemberton Square

Boston, MA 02108-1792

Voice (617) 226-1358

Fax (617) 523-2458

e-mail:joblistings@socialaw.com

 

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Interested in Music Library/Music Archives Internships?

If you are a GSLIS student interested primarily in music library/music archives opportunities, I'd like to direct your attention to a newly launched Google Group email list which is overseen by the New England chapter of the Music Library Association (NEMLA).
 
The purpose of the NEMLA Internship Google Group is for libraries and archives to post music-related internship opportunities in the New England or greater-New England area, which can then be browsed by students or early-career professionals interested in pursuing opportunities in the music librarianship field.
We hope to add more internship opportunities as the email list grows, so please subscribe/check back often. 
Visit the NEMLA Internship Google Group to subscribe, or to browse internship opportunities: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/nemla_internships

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Intern, Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts, Northampton MA

Th Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts is an educational non-profit with the mission to assist individuals researching their heritage as well to assist in preserving and documenting Polish-American culture in Massachusetts.
Our organization has a possible unpaid internship opportunity for someone possibly  with an interest in Cultural Heritage.  We have a genealogical room at the Polish Center for Discovery and Learning in Chicopee and a large amount of documents and resources.  I provide this link to our website for a bit of background information: http://www.pgsma.org/

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Digital Programs Internship, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Digital Programs Internship

 

Position:

Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Mount Holyoke College (GSLIS West) Part-time Graduate Student Intern

 

The Amherst College Library Digital Programs Department is the site of this position. This position reports to the Head of Digital Programs.

 

Date:

Anticipated start date: June 2013

 

Department:

Amherst College Digital Programs

 

Address Site:

Amherst College Library

61 Quadrangle Drive

Amherst MA 01035

 

Job Description

Responsibilities:

 

The Intern will work closely with the Head of Digital Programs and Digital Programs Resident, and collaboratively with members of the Digital Programs, Archives & Special Collections, and Technical Services departments, on projects involving the digitization and cataloging of archives and manuscript materials. Duties will include digitizing materials from Archives & Special Collections, creating MODS metadata records, and special projects as needed.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

Enrollment in the GSLIS program.

Attendance at the GSLIS West program.

Excellent oral and written communication, organization, technology, and problem-solving skills.

 

Preferred:

Experience with digitization and digitization equipment.

Familiarity with metadata schemas such as Dublin Core and MODS; content standards such as AACR2 and DACS; and controlled vocabularies.

Experience handling archives/special collections/institutional records.

Completion of LIS 415 - Information Organization

 

Hourly rate:

$11.00/hour

 

Hours/week:

15-20 hours per week

 

Days and times needed:

Hours are flexible but must be scheduled in at least 2 hour blocks; hours must occur Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

 

End period:

December 31, 2013, with possibility of renewal to May 31, 2014.

 

Contact Information:

Please email a letter of interest and resume to:

Kelcy Shepherd

Head of Digital Programs

Amherst College Library

kshepherd@amherst.edu

 

Review of applications will begin on May 29.

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Cataloging Volunteer Internship, State Library of Massachusetts, Boston MA

The State Library of Massachusetts is offering internships for cataloging students interested in gaining a deeper understanding of cataloging by applying the skills and knowledge gained in LIS415 in a practical library setting.  The internship will focus on editing existing cataloging records that have recently been created as a part of the library's retrospective conversion project.  The internship will also include some original cataloging of monographs that were not included in the scope of the retrospective conversion.

 

During the internship you will:

∙ Learn how to use cataloging software (OCLC Connexion and Evergreen ILS)

∙ Learn the basic rules and standards for cataloging (RDA, AACR2, and MARC)

∙ Edit existing cataloging records for monographs

∙ Create original cataloging records for monographs

∙ Apply barcodes and call number labels to the newly cataloged materials

∙ Reshelve the materials that you have cataloged

 

Although these internships are unpaid, they will provide you with valuable work experience in a unique library setting. The State Library is conveniently located in downtown Boston in the Massachusetts State House. Internship schedules are flexible during our operating hours (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm).

 

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume by Monday, June 10, 2013, to:

Laura Schaub

Cataloging Librarian

State Library of Massachusetts

laura.schaub@state.ma.us

 

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Photo Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

The MIT Sloan School of Management is working on a centennial history project for Course XV. One of the projects includes a book and the writers are looking for someone to help with photo research.

If interested please contact Tracey Palmer at tracey@traceypalmer.com

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Archives Internship, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Brookline MA

Park:    Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

 

Project: Support Archives/Curatorial Division

 

Position:  Archives Internship

 

Introduction

The archives intern selected for the Archives / Curatorial division will support preservation projects on the historic archival collection held at the site.

 

Background

 Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site is a 7.21 acre property located in Brookline, Massachusetts.  The mission of site is to preserve and interpret the legacy and significant resources associated with Frederick Law Olmsted, founder of American landscape architecture, and the premier landscape design firm he established in 1883 at his "Fairsted" property in Brookline, Massachusetts. Olmsted retired from practice in 1895, at which point his sons and successors perpetuated his design ideals, philosophy and legacy over the course of the next century.

 The Olmsted home and office were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963 and became part of the National Park Service in 1979. Primary resources include the historic Olmsted House, Office, residential landscape, and archival collections containing approximately 1,000,000 original design records associated with more than 6000 projects. Olmsted National Historic Site manages an active research program that provides access to archival documentation for the study and rehabilitation of Olmsted-designed landscapes nationwide.  In addition, the park offers programs and exhibits on the firm's work and legacy; and engages young people in thinking and learning about the history and contemporary relevance of public parks through a growing menu of curriculum-based programs. 

 

Internship Overview:

The SCA applicant selected for this internship will gain valuable experience in historic site museum operations. Specifically, the intern will have opportunities to participate in the historic preservation of archival collections. This intern will collaborate with experienced archivists to gain knowledge in the field of cultural resource management and preservation.

 

Internship Goals and Objectives:

  • Develop knowledge of the cultural resources held at the national historic site.
  • Successfully complete historic preservation projects related to our core mission.
  • Gain knowledge in the field of archives and museum studies.
  • Assist with digitizing the historic landscape photograph albums.
  • Provide informal visitor contact while working on resources.
  • Work with archives staff to re-house museum collections and edit collection finding aids.
  • Learn about the history and mission of the National Park Service, and understand the role that preservation of museum collections plays in cultivating public stewardship of natural and cultural resources managed by the NPS.

 

Project Scope:

  • Understand park and agency missions, and how preservation of cultural resources plays a vital role in the achievement of these missions.
  • Understand the principles of cultural resource management and use them to participate in meaningful projects that allow visitors to forge connections with the site and its stories.
  • Work with senior staff to refine collections care skills.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with NPS colleagues and park partners.
  • Understand the roles/responsibilities of park staff and volunteers as they relate to preservation and safety.
  • Demonstrated experience working as a member of a team to accomplish a project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to and/or background working in public service.

 

Special Skills Required:

The incumbent should have familiarity with basic archival practices and have experience using a computer. In addition, the applicant should have demonstrated experience working as a member of a team to accomplish projects and operational goals and objectives; a desire to and/or background in working with people of varied ages; In addition, the incumbent should be highly motivated and interested in public service.

 

Other Information:

  • Contact Person:

Michele Clark

617-566-1689 x231

Michele_Clark@nps.gov

 

  • Supervisor: (same)

 

  • Additional Training Provided by the Park:

Intern will be provided with in-house training regarding the safe handling and care of museum collections and use of the ICMS (Interior Collection Management System) used to manage museum collections. First Aid and CPR training will also be available.

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Head, Metadata Services Department, University of Maryland Libraries, College Park MD

Title:  Head, Metadata Services Department

Category: Librarian

Department:  Metadata Services

Benefits:  22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days
Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental,
Vision, and Prescription

As the largest university library system in the Washington
D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve 37,000
students and faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The
University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and
research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource
is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable
strategic plan.

The University of Maryland Libraries is seeking a Head for the
Metadata Services Department that will lead a service-centered
department in designing, implementing, and assessing a wide range of
processes that rely on metadata to provide access to the University of
Maryland Libraries scholarly resources in all formats.  In a
collaborative environment, plans and develops policies, workflows, and
special projects. In partnership with colleagues in Public Services,
Collection Management, and the Information Technology Divisions, has
primary leadership responsibility for knowledge access strategies
through the Libraries' discovery systems.

Requirements:

MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education.

* minimum of five years professional cataloging/metadata experience in
a library serving similar clientele.

* minimum of three years supervisory experience with evidence of
successful and innovative management and results-oriented operations.

* demonstrated abilities to creatively work with library faculty,
staff and others.

* demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and
methods of access to scholarly resources, combined with a strong
service orientation.

* excellent planning, organizational and communication skills.

* working knowledge of metadata standards and applications.

* demonstrated ability to meet faculty appointment, promotion, and
permanent status criteria

For the full position description, please go to:

http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the
University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is
based on the successful applicant's experience and relevant
credentials. For additional information, consult the following
website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/ii-100B.html.

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at:

https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/18243, click faculty.

No relocation assistance will be provided.  You must be legally able
to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries
will not sponsor individuals for employment.  An application consists
of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a
resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until
July 20, 2013.

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Archives Student Assistant Temporary Position, Harvard Art Museums Archives, Cambridge MA

Archives Student Assistant Temporary Position, Harvard Art Museums Archives

The Harvard Art Museums Archives is responsible for original historical materials documenting the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Sackler Museums from 1895 to the present. The collection includes administrative and curatorial records, as well as teaching materials and student works, artists' papers, and the personal papers of several of the museum's principals.

The Archives Student Assistant supports the Archivist/Records Manager and Archives staff with daily tasks including:

  • Paging and refiling archival materials
  • Preparing Museum records for transfer to offsite storage
  • Reference services such as preparing use copies with proper citations and monitoring the study room
  • Creating metadata records for archival materials and prepping them for digitization
  • May assist in arrangement and rehousing of archival collections
  • Assists Archives staff on special projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as required

Experience with archives and archival work preferred. Must be reliable, punctual, organized, and work with precise attention to detail. Must be able to lift 40 pounds. Experience with FileMakerPro and TMS (The Museum System) a strong plus. 
 
This is a three month temporary paid position to begin in June 2013.  Applicants should be able to commit to working 6-8 hours per week. Please note that the Archives is currently located in Somerville, MA; there is a free shuttle that leaves from the Sackler Museum in Harvard Square, as well as ample parking on-site.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:

Megan Schwenke

Archivist/Records Manager

Harvard Art Museums Archives 
 
megan_schwenke@harvard.edu 
http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/study-research/research-centers/archives

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Open Access Assistant, Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge MA

The Harvard Law School Library has a part-time (17 hours per week) position available for an Open Access Assistant, starting immediately, to assist with administration of faculty publications in Harvard's DASH Open Access repository and other open access projects.  This is a great position for anyone who is interested in learning more about open access scholarly communication law and policy. The Open Access Assistant will gain administrative and technical experience from working with a DSpace repository at the law school's Cambridge campus.  

Basic knowledge or interest in learning more about copyright and publication licensing is a plus, and training will be provided.  Compensation is $12.00 per hour.  

Applicants for this position should forward a resume and a statement of interest by e-mail to: June Casey, Librarian for Open Access Initiatives and Scholarly Communication, Harvard Law School:  jucasey@law.harvard.edu.

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Advanced Referencing Services Specialist, Infotrieve, Wilton CT

Advanced Referencing Services Specialist

 

Infotrieve is a global leader in information services and content management technology for businesses.  For more than 20 years we have been providing corporate information centers, R&D facilities, and legal, business affairs and product professionals in more than half the Fortune 500 with a broad array of software solutions and services.

 

Position Overview

We are seeking a talented Advanced Referencing Services Specialist with the desire to provide top-notch service to our blue chip clients.  In this role you will utilize your strong on-line search skills to conduct advanced reference work, citation verification and copyright clearance for hard-to-find documents utilizing specialized in-house and commercial databases. 

 

This is a great opportunity for an exceptional recent MLS graduate with a strong desire to work with both leading edge software and some of the most highly respected companies from a variety of industries.  This position will be located in Wilton, CT and will report to our Client Services Supervisor.

 

Responsibilities

  • ·         Ensure document orders are accurately matched to bibliographic records in internal databases by consulting multiple online library catalogs
  • ·         Perform searches across specialized databases to verify citations and update internal database information
  • ·         Locate source publications containing hard-to-find documents including journal articles, theses and dissertations, periodicals, conference proceedings and patents
  • ·         Obtain copyright permissions for hard-to-clear documents
  • ·         Initiate contact with publishers and vendors to fill document requests
  • ·         Communicate order status updates to clients

 

Requirements

  • ·         MS degree in library and information science
  • ·         2 years experience in a corporate or academic research position
  • ·         Proficiency using citation databases such as PubMed
  • ·         Knowledge of university and library catalogues
  • ·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • ·         Proven customer service orientation
  • ·         Aptitude for learning new software
  • ·         Strong technical background desired

 

 

How to Apply

Please send resumes to careers@infotrieve.com.

 

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Children's Services Librarian, Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield CT

Children's Services Librarian: Fairfield Public Library (Ct) is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Children's Services Librarian.  

Are you a fantastic children's librarian? Do you love children? Can you sing and dance (out of tune and step is ok)? And be a Scientist?  We are looking for that special librarian who can go out into the community and promote the joy of reading, can mesmerize a four year old story time participant, captivate a 5th grade geek and listen to a parent's questions and concerns with compassion.  Must have experience with new technologies and social media and be technologically fluent with Macs, PC's and digital media creation software.  Through your love of children's literature you will be an important contributor to maintaining the children's collection. You should be willing to conduct library orientation tours and programs for community groups and agencies as well as being a team player.  This is a job for someone who has lots of energy, imagination, curiosity and fun and is an opportunity to use your knowledge and expertise to bring new experiences to the children's department.  Fairfield, Ct. is a beautiful town of 59,000 easily accessible by train to NYC and Boston.  

MLS required with at least two years children's librarian experience.  

Salary: $58,167   Benefit package included.  

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Karen Ronald, Town Librarian, kronald@fplct.org by June 4th.

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Library Director, Douglas Library of Hebron, Hebron CT

The Town of Hebron and the Douglas Library of Hebron Board of Trustees are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, community oriented, and technically proficient Director who will continue to develop the Library's role as the cornerstone of the community's intellectual and cultural life, as well as provide strategic direction for the Library's future.

 

The Director is responsible for administration of the library operation, including: the hiring and retention of staff; development and maintenance of collections of print and non-print materials and access to online resources; planning for ongoing program development; budgeting and financial management; communication and working relationships with Town government, community organizations and media; cooperative liaison with other libraries and agencies relevant to the delivery of library services.

 

Qualifications include: Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) from an ALA accredited program; with increasingly advanced public library administrative experience, including management of library support and professional staff; demonstrated experience in providing leadership. Competitive salary and benefits.  Please visit www.hebronct.com for more details. Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the Town Manager, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248 by June 14, 2013.  EOE.

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Library Director, Ruth Lilly Medical Library, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN

irector, Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Indiana University School of Medicine

Position Overview:

Indiana University School of Medicine seeks a Director to serve as the senior administrative leader for the School of Medicine's Ruth Lilly Medical Library (RLML).  The Indiana University School of Medicine, established in 1903, is the only allopathic medical school in the state of Indiana serving 1200 medical students educated on nine campuses across the state, more than 1100 resident and fellow trainees, approximately 400 students in masters and PhD programs, 250 undergraduate students in health professions programs, and over 4000 full, part-time and volunteer faculty. The Director is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the delivery of academic and knowledge-based information resources and tools aligning the library's strategic plan with the goals of the School of Medicine across its missions of education, research and clinical service.

Qualifications:

The Director should be a faculty member with extensive experience and credentials to justify the rank of Professor/Librarian and have a Master's Degree or PhD in library or information science earned from a program accredited by the American Library Association.  S/he should have progressive and accomplished experience in library administrative/leadership roles that include significant responsibilities for budgetary oversight and resource planning. A minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in a medical library is preferred, including evidence of successful supervision of professional staff and faculty.  Knowledge in the breadth of library operations including managing electronic resources, collection development and document delivery as well as knowledge and skills in evaluating, implementing and making accessible, new knowledge based technologies is needed.

The successful candidate should have an established track record of successful grant funding, scholarly dissemination and collaboration with educators, researchers and clinicians.  The Director should be a dynamic leader with the ability to develop and cultivate a highly functioning team that delivers results and to champion change and continuous improvement initiatives in a complex academic health center system.  Above all, the Director must bring the ability to foster relationships with faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders thereby ensuring the success of programs created by the library.

For a full position description, please visit http://medicine.iu.edu/administration/high-level-open-positions/.

Application Instructions:

Priority deadline is Monday, June 3, 2013. Interested applicants should create one PDF file containing the following: (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for six references.  Send the PDF file by email to iusmhire@iu.edu with the subject line "Director, Ruth Lilly Medical Library" attention search committee co-chairs Drs. Alex Djuricich and Randy Brutkiewicz.

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Library Technician - Technical Services, U.S. Court of Appeals Library, Boston MA

Position: Library Technician - Technical Services


Description: This position is under the supervision of the Technical Services Librarian. The technician assists with duties in multiple areas of the department. Duties include preparing purchase orders for new titles and renewals of existing subscriptions for all judges and libraries in the First Circuit using the ILS and judiciary financial databases. Understanding and following library acquisition procedures and judiciary procurement procedures are an important component of the job. Other duties include processing incoming subscription materials using the library's integrated library system; maintaining currency of library materials by shelving and filing looseleaf pages or pocket-part supplements and other duties as assigned. Work requires frequent bending and lifting. The successful candidate must possess a high level of attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills and the ability to work well as a team member and independently.


Qualifications: BS or BA degree with one to three years general library experience or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience. Experience in a library technical services department is preferred. Experience working in a law library is advantageous.


Salary: Starting Salary: $37, 559 - $40,302. (CL 24)


To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume by May 28 to


Susan Lee, Technical Services Librarian
U.S. Courts Library for the First Circuit
Moakley U.S. Courthouse, Suite 9400
1 Courthouse Way
Boston, MA 02210


No faxes accepted. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. A fingerprint/background check is required if hired.

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Senior Librarian - Children's Services, Peabody Institute Library, Peabody MA

Peabody Institute Library in Peabody MA seeks a full-time Senior Librarian - Children's Services.  Responsibilities and qualifications are described below.

Responsibilities: Reports to Library Director.  Responsible for providing services to children including: developing department goals and objectives; department policies; circulation; collection development and maintenance including materials selection and weeding; creation, development and maintenance of departmental web page; program development including summer reading programs, story hours, etc.; readers advisory services; staff supervision, training and evaluation; department scheduling; management of children's PCs; coordination of appropriate activities and policies with young adult librarian; attendance at professional workshops; outreach services to the public schools and other community agencies. Performs other similar duties pertaining to the functions and goals of the Children's Department, including liaison with branch library staff.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS. At least two years related experience that includes familiarity with current library technologies and experience supervising others. Schedule is 35 hours per week, and includes one evening per week, and every 2nd Saturday.

Starting Salary: $46,082.53

Interested candidates should send their resume and letter of application to Martha
Holden, Director, Peabody Institute Library at 82 Main Street Peabody MA 01960, or email to
holden@noblenet.org

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Web Developer/Content Manager, Mercer, Hoboken NJ

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset - their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage you to explore the hundreds of job opportunities available through Mercer. Our core strengths place Mercer in a unique position to help our clients achieve the extraordinary - and extraordinary results require extraordinary people. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.
The role of the Web developer / Content Manager is to support Mercer's intranet collaboration initiatives with a range of content management (gathering requirements, designing, building and testing web sites that support easy access to content), analytical, and user adoption activities. 

Responsibilities to include:
  • Build and develop intranet sites on SharePoint platform
  • Contribute to the formulation of global content management strategy
  • Gather user requirements and translate them to functional/technical requirements using personas, wireframes and prototypes
  • Partner with IT to align activities and tools
  • Partner with visual designers to ensure user experience requirements are accurately translated into visual designs
  • Adhere to established intranet guidelines and participate in the on-going development of those guidelines
  • Plan and manage usability testing and related user research activities
  • Provide guidance/advice on content management strategy/tools, web design and navigation and related business processes to other web developers/content managers
  • Conduct site reviews to ensure best practices are adhered to; address and report on inconsistencies
  • Assist businesses, regions and functions with their migration to SharePoint
  • Lead medium sized projects with minimal oversight
  • Conduct other research, analytical, or project management duties as requested
The position requires experience in the following areas:
Content Management
  • Knowledge of content management protocols: content analysis, information architecture and metadata definition
  • Knowledge of publishing standards including HTML and XML
  • Required proficiency in web site creation and management
  • Experience developing SharePoint sites
Project Management
  • Project management, self-management, and ability to manage up
  • Ability to manage multiple projects 
    Quality deliverables
  • Ability to define deliverables and provide frequent updates, resulting in high quality work product
  • Skilled in taking complex ideas and creating frameworks and other approaches to clearly communicate ideas and gain support
Cross-functional and business partnering
  • Ability to navigate a matrix organization and create deep working relationships across functional, geographic, and line of business boundaries
  • Experience navigating detailed functional processes (e.g. IT, legal, finance, marketing) in a complex environment
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Familiarity with collaboration tools (i.e. communities, forums, blogs, wikis, etc.)
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), listening and facilitation skills
  • Positive outlook, resilience, flexibility and ability to work in an environment with changing priorities
  • 3-5 years of experience as a web designer/content manager
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

 

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IT Systems Support Technician, Pollard Memorial Library, Lowell MA

Job Title: IT Systems Support Technician

Department: Pollard Memorial Library

Reports To: Library Director, Asst. Director, Coordinator of Automation and

Technical Services and any other designated personnel

Wage: $36,581.85 (min) to $42,866.54 (max) annual salary

Hours: 35 hours per week, including one evening per week and every 4th Saturday (September-June)

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Supports the Library's technology investment by providing: desktop support (OS, application, and hardware); network support, deployment & configuration of equipment (servers, switches, etc.); and resolution of service issues.

Provides input to the Director, and the Coordinator of Automation and Technical

Services on usage, trends and needs.

Provides insight to the Director and Coordinator about new and emergent technologies that may enhance processes and add value.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in computer science, information systems or related field from a four year college or university; three or more years' experience in a relevant role, preferably in a municipal environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of PC architecture, operating systems and applications, WIFI

and access points.

Demonstrated experience with network equipment, server operating systems (Windows), peripherals, and services.

Experience with filtering software, firewalls, and PC reservation software. Demonstrated experience with project management applications and practices. Experience working with a diverse group of individuals with varying computer skill levels.

Experience working with an automated library circulation system preferred.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Individuals with bilingual skills are encouraged to apply.

Excellent and effective customer service, trouble shooting, oral and written communication skills.

Ability to interact tactfully and appropriately with library patrons and staff.

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from library supervisors and staff, vendors, and library patrons.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to apply city and library policies and procedures to the duties and responsibilities of this position.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an

employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and fumes of airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

The City of Lowell is a smoke and drug free employer and requires a physical with drug screen, CORI post offer.

 

Qualified/interested applicants send resume to the Human Relations Office, Room 19

City Hall, LowellMA 01852 by 4PM~ Deadline Tuesday, May 29, 2013.

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Call for Authors for New Consumer-health Column, Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet (JCHI)

The Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet (JCHI) has a New Column, "Patient/Patron Perspectives". This is a brand-new column and Amy Knehans, my co-editor, and I are looking for any information professionals in any ttype of library (public, academic, hospital) who would be interested in writing for this new column. 

Amy and I have developed the scope so far- this is not binding- and any feedback or ideas are welcome! If you are interested, please reply to Amy and me at our emails address, within the scope. We will send you the authors' guidelines, schedule (the column first publishes in the Vol 17, No 4 issues, with an August 2013 deadline) asap. Scope is below:

"This column is intended to illustrate the perspectives of consumers of health information found on the Internet.  The column provides an arena for consumer and health-sciences information professionals to share their use, attitudes, beliefs and understanding of health-related information found on the Internet.  Consumer use of the Internet for health information is large and growing.  According to the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, specific diseases and treatment continue to dominate people's online queries and, for one-third of U.S.adults, the Internet is a diagnostic tool. (report: Health Online 2013)

The emerging consumer role can have implications for health care relationships. There are benefits and dangers associated with health advice on the Internet.  Each article in the Consumer/Patient Perspectives' column will focus on consumers of health and their perspectives on consumer-health found on the Internet.  Any librarians interested in submitting comments or material for publication should contact Mary Ellen Nolan, MLS, AHIP and Amy Knehans, MLIS, AHIP.  Ms. Nolan's e-mail address ishospitallibrarian@yahoo.comand Ms. Knehans' e-mail is aknehans@hmc.psu.edu, respectively.  Please enter the e-mail subject line, PROPOSAL FOR JCHI ARTICLE.

Column Co-Editors:

Mary Ellen Nolan, MLS, AHIP
Consumer Health Librarian
New Hanover County Public Library
201 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Amy Knehans, MLIS, AHIP
The George T. Harrell Library
M.S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State University
P. O. Box 850
Hershey,  PA 17033"
 
If you have any questions, comments, ideas, or anything, let Amy and me know.  This is an exciting opportunity for any librarians who are interested in consumer health to become publsihed authors, and to share your great ideas or insights with other librarians who deal with consumer health.

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Research & Education Librarian - EBM Coordinator and Liaison to School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives, Durham NC

Job announcement:  Research & Education Librarian - EBM Coordinator and Liaison to School of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives is seeking a dynamic and team-oriented librarian to coordinate and co-teach with faculty the School of Medicine's evidence-based medicine curriculum and serve as liaison to the School of Medicine. This position is part of the Research & Education team, which works together to support the reference and instruction needs of Duke Medicine. The position is involved in developing and teaching information management instructional programs; applying web based technology to the delivery of services and access to resources; participating in library strategic planning; providing leadership on projects; assisting patrons in locating information in support of quality clinical care, biomedical research, and health sciences education.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree in Library / Information Science or related field. Knowledge of library instruction and education services, information and reference services, database searching strategies, web pages and online tutorials, and project management. Minimum of three to five years of experience in health sciences and exposure to EBM concepts and skills beyond searching.

The successful candidate must also have these skills/abilities:  customer-service orientation; excellent organizational and communication skills; building relationships with diverse clients; flexibility in terms of coping with a dynamic environment and handling multiple priorities and projects; working in teams and independently; initiative to acquire new skills; knowledge of principles for search and evaluating electronic resources; knowledge of general computer applications and reference management software.


SALARY AND BENEFITS:
This non-entry level position offers a competitive salary based on experience and education, vacation and sick leave benefits, and support for professional development.


TO APPLY:  Review of applications will begin May 22, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Send cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references via email, fax or mail:

Vanessa Sellars, Business Manager
Duke University Medical Center Library
DUMC 3702
Durham, NC 27710
vanessa.sellars@duke.edu<mailto:vanessa.sellars@duke.edu>
fax: (919) 681-7599<tel:%28919%29%20681-7599>


For more details about this position, the library and Duke:  http://mclibrary.duke.edu/about/employment

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Information Research Specialist, Parexel, Waltham MA

Job Title: Information Research Specialist

Location: Waltham, MA

Job Description

The Library Research Specialist creates and manages current awareness services, including journal TOC services. Maintains Library collection of journals subscriptions and files, including tracking, filing, and invoice support. Handles document delivery, invoicing and expenditure tracking activities. Maintains departmental Sharepoint site. Develops proactive services as needed. Assists in PIRLS training and marketing programs as needed. Provides backup to Manager and Senior Information Research Specialist. Responds to information requests from all employees, on a variety of subjects, using online databases and other subscription resources for literature searching. Supports Manager and Senior Information Research Specialist on complex research projects and knowledge management activities.

Job Qualifications

1-3 years of experience in corporate, pharmaceutical, healthcare industry or medical library. Microsoft Office literacy. Master's Degree in Library/Information Sciences from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited program Able to work in dynamic fast-paced environment. Energetic, creative, proactive, motivated, flexible individual with ability to multi-task, good reference-interviewing, interpersonal , critical thinking, organizational, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have customer-service focus. Potential for growth. Experience with Sharepoint preferred.

 

Apply online at:

http://jobs.parexel.com/boston/consulting/jobid3632186-information-research-specialist-jobs

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Research Analyst, Client Services, Development Research, Dana Farber, Boston MA

GENERAL SUMMARY:  

 

The Research Analyst, Client Services, in Development Research provides prospect research strategy and support for members of Development & The Jimmy Fund.  The Research Analyst creates concise, accurate, and timely research products by finding and interpreting biographical information, wealth indicators, news, and philanthropic history, and works closely with clients to strategically apply this information in raising funds for Dana-Farber.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Leading monthly meetings with internal clients, in particular Principal and Major Gifts officers, to review fundraising priorities, anticipate research needs, assess and manage donor portfolios, and develop strategies for key prospects.
  • Analyzing research requests and projects to determine level of detail and resources required, communicating clearly with clients about expected outcome and timeline, and delivering targeted information that is accurate and actionable.
  • Creating concise, accurate, and timely research products using biographical information, financial data, news, and philanthropic history, while adhering to professional standards such as an individual's fundamental right to privacy and protecting the confidential information of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
  • Using information found to accurately assess the giving capacity of individual prospects.
  • Participating in fundraising strategy meetings, including major gift prospect strategy discussions and meetings with faculty about their fundraising needs and priorities.
  • Working closely with Research's Prospect Identification team to identify individual, corporate, and foundation prospects that match client needs.
  • Maintaining an expectation of excellence in both written and verbal communication, as well as a dedication to superior customer service with an emphasis on relationship building.
  • Tracking and disseminating news and information about Dana-Farber, advances in cancer research and treatment, and top donors and prospects.
  • Staying abreast of trends in prospect research by reading relevant news articles and white papers, testing out new products, and sharing ideas and information with colleagues.
  • Continuously developing fundraising knowledge and professional skills through internal/external trainings, shadowing of colleagues, research webinars, and local and regional conferences and workshops.
  • Participating in the training of the annual Research Fellow and of junior Research staff.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Reports to Associate Director of Development Research. No direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years of direct or comparable experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

 The Research Analyst should possess superior communication, organizational, project management, writing, and analytical skills, and have the ability to manage multiple clients and to meet deadlines. He/she should also be comfortable working independently while also being available to work on team projects and/or assist colleagues when needed.

The Research Analyst must apply creative thinking about possible trails to follow for prospect information. He/she must be curious, focused, and persistent in pursuing threads of information, and should be capable of in interpreting complex documents, including corporate proxy statements and insider stock filings.  Also essential are high level writing skills, as the reports and briefings prepared in Development Research are used by Trustees, the President, the SVP of Development, and other senior Development and Jimmy Fund staff. The Research Analyst must also be able identify and adapt to shifting priorities, be flexible and resourceful, and exercise professionalism and discretion in working with confidential information.

Technical Skills: Superior skills in Microsoft Office applications; expertise in broad range of search techniques; knowledge of prospect research resources such as Lexis-Nexis for Development Professionals, Foundation Directory, Wealth Engine, and Prospect Research Online; familiarity with relational databases and reporting tools; experience with data mining is a plus.

 

PATIENT CONTACT: No

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 Workstation in typical office setting. Some use of a personal vehicle for business purposes may be necessary.

 

Apply directly to:

 Chris DeChellis, Associate Director of Research

Email: chris_dechellis@dfci.harvard.edu

 Or online at: http://www.dana-farber.org/careers.aspx

 

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Taxonomy Analyst, New York City

Taxonomy Analyst

Location:  New York City

Salary Target Range:  $40-60K + Benefits

Contact:  Shelley Koukoulas - skoukoulas@aci.com or 1-877-534-4800 x 318

Seeking a Taxonomy Analyst to enhance the data underlying our web content contextualization platform. The platform effectively categorizes web content, which allows our ad server to deliver relevant, targeted advertising to right audience.

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Systems & Discovery Librarian, Hampshire College Library Center, Amherst MA

The Hampshire College Library Center seeks an outstanding individual for the position of Systems and Discovery Librarian.

Reporting to the Director of the Library in a collaborative team environment, the Systems & Discovery Librarian will design, implement, and assess (metadata-reliant) processes and other knowledge discovery strategies to enable access to research resources in all formats. Leads library-wide efforts to optimize a suite of discovery and retrieval systems designed to help users access collections; leveraging relevant technologies to provide user-centric services for information access and discovery in digital and physical realm.

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Application Usability Consultant, EBSCO Publishing, Ipswich MA

Application Usability Consultant

We are looking for an experienced Application Usability Designer with a talent for both design and usability.  In this position, you will be driving the visual design and interaction design for EP's line of proprietary, internal software applications.  The Application Usability Designer is responsible for translating the business requirements into intuitive, engaging user interface designs.  Additionally, this individual should feel comfortable leading collaborative critiques and design sessions to solicit end-user feedback. This is a contractor position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Requirements Analysts and internal customer groups to translate feature specifications into functional designs
  • Provides design recommendations on usability, navigation, layout, element consistency, spacing, texture, typography and color palettes
  • Establish team-wide design strategies for improved usability, clear navigation, and layout consistency
  • Communicate designs using full fidelity mock-ups and prototypes to project stakeholders
  • Lead focus group studies and usability testing to gather feedback on feature designs and new enhancement requests

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Springfield Public Schools (SPS) Recruitment Fair for Middle School Teachers and Educators, May 16 & 17, 2013

We are seeking highly qualified teachers and educators to join our team.  Springfield Public Schools (SPS) is hosting a Recruitment Fair for Middle School Teachers and Educators on May 16 & 17, 2013. Please visit our website at www.sps.springfield.ma.us to apply online for Anticipated Openings for the 2013-2014 school year. 

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Library Technician 2, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington CT

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May lead lower ranking library staff members, as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of library science techniques and practices; knowledge of advanced library systems, resources and equipment including applicable computer based and automated systems oral and written communications skills; interpersonal skills; ability to analyze and solve problems relating to library methods; ability to understand and operate across more than one area of library activities; some supervisory ability.

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Senior Library Assistant, Newton Free Library, Newton MA

The Newton Free Library, recognized as one of the best public libraries in the nation, is seeking a part-time library assistant to join our team as a Senior Library Assistant.  This is an opportunity for an individual with a positive attitude who enjoys interacting with the general public and thrives in a fast paced environment that frequently changes.   
 
Candidate must possess excellent customer service and communication skills, strong organizational skills, have the ability to pay attention to detail and easily prioritize tasks. 

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Digitization Intern - Office of the Registrar, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester MA

Title: Digitization Intern - Office of the Registrar

Purpose: To assist the Office of the Registrar with the digitization of the analog print collection 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain files - may require searching of Museum database 
  • Research specific inquiries regarding the permanent collection, using Museum database, library resources and/or exhibition archives
  • Other administrative duties as needed

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Librarian, Mt Mansfield Union High School, Jericho VT

Mt Mansfield Union High School in Jericho, VT is seeking a certified librarian to fill a temporary leave from September 2013-January 2014. Responsibilities include management of all library services, scheduling and working side by side with the current staff, collaborating with faculty, teaching research skills to classes and maintaining a supportive and comfortable learning environment for all students. We seek a dynamic, energetic individual who loves research, teaching, and learning and is equally comfortable managing the library website, research databases and other technologies, providing copyright and fair use guidance, and promoting literature and reading.

The application deadline is June 1, 2014. To apply and to find more information, please visit: http://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=290102

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Educational Assistant (Embedded Librarian), Manchester Community College Library, Manchester CT

Educational Assistant (Embedded Librarian)
(Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters, 10 hours per week, Perkins Grant Funded)

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: September 2013

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Manchester Community College Library, Manchester Connecticut, is seeking a library science graduate from an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS program for a position as an embedded librarian. A demonstrated understanding of the mission of the community college as well as a demonstrated ability to respond to and work with multiple constituencies and support a culturally and ethnically diverse population is essential.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.

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Young Peoples' Programs Director (Summer), Swan's Island Education Society, Swan's Island ME

SUMMER Young Peoples' Programs Director - 

SWAN'S ISLAND EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY (SIES)

SIES is seeking a mature, responsible, organized and friendly person to fill a summer children's programs director position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a full range of children's and young peoples' library programs
  • Encourage volunteers to help and continue with programs after summer is over
  • Advertise program events and activities
  • Collaborate and coordinate with town recreation summer programs (may even be the same person)
  • Work with director to choose programming materials. (Complete program is already available.)
  • Keeping a regular schedule as decided by the Director and keeping a work log

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Library Media Specialist, Benton Elementary School, Benton ME

The position of Library Media Specialist at the Benton Elementary School  (population 650) will be open upon my retirement next month and should be announced online in June (www.msad49.org), pending Board approval of the budget for the coming year. The library job involves collection maintenance and development, teaching of literature and information skills to all grades (1-6), participation on District curriculum committees, and supervision of one library educational technician. A person with teaching experience is preferred and an MLIS or MLS required.

For more information contact Mrs. Suanne Giorgetti (pronounced "George- etty"),Benton school principal, at 207-453-4240.

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Gallery Assistant, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library, Boston MA

The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library has an opening for a Gallery Assistant. We seek an individual who will greet visitors, do light reference work and provide basic information about map exhibitions and the collection, and assist the Research Librarian and Curator with special projects. This is a part-time, position. The shifts are M-Th 10 am -2:30 and 2:30 -7 pm, Fri. and Sat. 10-5 pm,  Sun. 1-5.  A variety of shifts are available. Compensation: $10 p/hr. Please send your resume to maps@bpl.org

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Library Director, Public Library, Rochester NH

Rochester, New Hampshire (population 31, 560) A full-service community, Rochester is one of New Hampshire's largest and fastest growing cities. The seacoast offers excellent cultural, recreational and educational amenities.

City is seeking an energetic, innovative, decisive leader with a track record of integrity and positive management skills with a successful background of service in a public library. Excellent planning skills and the ability to identify and integrate new technologies into library services are needed. Willingness and ability to interact and collaborate with other city departments and community organizations also required.

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Fall 2013 Internship Program at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2013 Internship Program.

Description:

The Fall 2013 Internship Program provides participants in-depth exposure to the workings of individual departments and practical and theoretical training in museum practices, and acquaints them with the role of museums in contemporary society. Working under the supervision of one of the Museum's professional staff, interns contribute to timely projects, gain insight into the functions of individual departments, and learn about the Museum's various collections, exhibitions, and programs for visitors. Internship projects are based on Museum needs and requirements and are assigned to interns with the appropriate skills and interests. This unpaid internship runs from September 10 through December 13, 2013.

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Assistant Chief Conservator, Collections Conservation and Housings, Yale University, New Haven CT

Assistant Chief Conservator, Collections Conservation and Housings

Preservation Department
Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Rank: Librarian 2-3 (Grades 24-25)

Requisition: #21178BR

www.yale.edu/jobs

Schedule:   Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Standard Work Week (M-F, 8:30-5:00)

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LIBRARIAN II - PART-TIME, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Concord MA

LIBRARIAN II - PART-TIME
NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL/CONCORD
Starting Hourly Rate $19.41 - $22.84/hour

SCOPE OF WORK: To maintain and provide an informational storage, retrieval, and resource system for the use of New Hampshire Hospital staff, as well as other agencies, libraries, students, and the public who do research in mental health fields.

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Quality Assurance Tester, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Quality Assurance Tester

Location: Cambridge, MA

Duration: 2 months  / 20 hours per week

Harvard University IT Library Technology Services (LTS) seeks a contract Software Quality Assurance Tester to test software, report bugs, coordinate bugs reports by alpha and beta testers, and retest reported bugs associated with the launch of a next generation digital repository service.  The Software Quality Assurance Tester will operate Web based and workstation based software and test specified functionality, report bugs in Bugzilla, and may coordinate and triage the reports of external users for reporting to the software development team. May also contribute to technical or training documentation.

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Systems Engineer, Library Technology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Harvard University IT Library Technology Services (LTS) is seeking an Applications Platform Analyst to build, manage, and maintain scalable and robust application server environments for central library systems used in the academic and research mission of the University.   This position supports a variety of library services, including home-grown, third party vended and open source applications.   S/he integrates applications into existing infrastructure, troubleshoots and resolves technical issues and manages technical projects.   The Library Systems Engineer works collaboratively with developers, systems librarians, vendors, systems administrators, and HUIT Infrastructure staff to build and maintain stable applications for the Harvard Library. 

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Digital Photographer, Northeast Document Conservation Center, Andover MA

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is seeking a Digital Photographer for its Imaging Services studios. Primary responsibilities include personal production, teamwork, and client interaction. This position requires advanced technical, organizational, and communication skills. The Digital Photographer works as a member of the imaging team tasked with digitizing cultural heritage materials including all formats of film, photographs, rare books, art on paper, historic maps, and many other materials.


Qualifications
B.S. or equivalent professional experience in technical digital imaging. Required skills include mastery of Photoshop, Lightroom, and color management. Experience with metadata creation and use, archiving systems, computer and network IT are a plus. Extreme attention to detail and care of the materials we are entrusted with is an absolute requirement. Experience in a museum or conservation lab environment is beneficial.


About NEDCC Imaging Services
NEDCC offers a wide range of imaging services including, book and paper digitization, oversize Imaging, film reformatting, archival print reproduction, and X‐Ray film scanning. NEDCC's digital photographers are experienced in the careful handling of rare and fragile cultural heritage materials. NEDCC offers fine ink‐jet reproduction printing on acid‐ and lignin‐free papers using pigmented inks to produce longlasting prints suitable for use as archival surrogates or exhibition quality reproductions.


Salary and Benefits
NEDCC offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with education and experience.

Application Process
To apply please send a PDF file containing cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three
references to Tom Rieger, Director of Imaging Services, at trieger@nedcc.org.

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Bibliographic Database Designer, EBSCO Publishing, Ipswich MA

Bibliographic Database Designer

The individual in this position Create detailed specifications for implementing bibliographic databases and associated features for EBSCO's online bibliographic products.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business requirements plus third party and in-house data sources to determine the best method of implementing key features for new and existing products within the EBSCOhost environment.
  • Write detailed technical database design specifications that instruct software developers how to map bibliographic data sources to EBSCO's proprietary format; includes writing instructions for mapping data to XML and to MARC21 formats.
  • Generate descriptions of required indexing tables; specify search tags and search limiters; map fields for authority files; and specify the database display on EBSCO interfaces.
  • Work closely with software developers and quality analysts on product configurations and complex data transformations to ensure accurate technical implementation of database functionality and appearance according to specifications.
  • Provide troubleshooting support from a technical design perspective for existing products.

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Director, Allendale-Hampton-Jasper Regional Library, Hardeeville SC

The Allendale-Hampton-Jasper Regional Library Board welcomes applications from dynamic, innovative and service-oriented candidates for a Director to lead the continuing development of library services in a three-county rural library consortium. The AHJ Regional System serves three beautiful Low Country counties stretching along the Savannah River near Hilton Head, S.C. and Savannah, GA. This quiet, rural area depends heavily on its public libraries for computers, books, and information. A new library facility in Allendale serves as the headquarters for the library system. Additional facilities are in planning stages.

Visit the library web site: http://www.ahjlibrary.org. Full details at http://1.usa.gov/12g90k7

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Library Director, Brown Public Library, Northfield, VT

The Brown Public Library located in Northfield, Vermont (the home of Norwich University), seeks an energetic and collaborative library director for a salaried position (30 hours/week) with benefits.  The Town of Northfield (population of approximately 6,000) has a strong tradition of community support for their library.  The director manages the day-to-day operations of the library and works with the library Trustees to develop goals, policies and budgets.  Among the director's responsibilities are staffing, collection development, programming, and oversight of the facility and technology.  The successful candidate must work closely with a diverse group of people to help lead the library in new directions while respecting tradition and current strengths.  S/he must be able to build relationships within the community, prioritize, multi-task, and use internet and social media to market the library.  Taking risks will be encouraged as we move forward to implement the expansion of information technology, electronic books, media and services for our 21st century patrons.

 Bachelor's degree with several years of public library administration required, MLS preferred.  Salary range is $30,000-$42,000 plus benefits.

See http://www.brownpubliclibrary.org  for information about the library and the job description.

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Library Director, The Public Libraries of Faulkner & Van Buren Counties, Conway AR

Be a vital contributor to a vital area--the Central Gateway to the Arkansas Ozarks! The Board of Trustees of The Public Libraries of Faulkner & Van Buren Counties, http://www.fcl.org/, (headquartered in Conway, AR) seeks an innovative, collaborative, and enthusiastic leader to serve as its next Library Director. The new Director will lead a system of eight public libraries serving two counties with a combined population of 133,000. The System, governed by a ten-member regional library board with equal representation from each county, circulates 446,696 items annually, and has a $1.7 million budget and a staff of twenty-five (25) FTE .

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Library Director, University of Maine at Machias, Machias ME

The University of Maine at Machias invites applications for the position of Director of Merrill Library. The director leads and oversees all aspects of the 84,000-item library, including student and faculty services, collection development (including electronic resources), and the advancement of information literacy. In creative collaboration with faculty and staff, the director ensures the library's central role in fulfilling UMM's mission.  Minimum qualifications include a Masters Degree in Library or Information Science and five years of professional library experience, including at least three years at a collegiate library. Complete job description and qualifications are available at www.machias.edu/employment . This is a regular, full-time, represented, professional position that includes a comprehensive benefits package.

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Subject Librarian/Specialist for Business Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY

Syracuse University Library seeks an energetic, team-oriented librarian with at least two years of professional experience, excellent technological skills, a strong service orientation, and a background in business or a related field to serve as a subject specialist and reference librarian for business and related subject areas. This individual will work with a team of librarians and support staff in an active, student-centered research library environment. The Syracuse University Library, with collections of nearly three million volumes, is actively pursuing electronic and digital initiatives as part of its strategic directions and initiatives.

Applicants: To apply for the position please log onto www.sujobopps.com - and visit the description and application instructions at https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/49336

Application deadline is May 31, 2013 but review of applications begins immediately.

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Page II, Monroe Library, Monroe WA

Page II

Job 7822

Closes 5/27/2013

Starting Pay: $11.76/hour, 15 hours/week Monroe Library, WA

This position will include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

  • Receive, record, and return materials using the integrated library computer system; inspect, clean, and mend materials
  • Perform shelf reading and rearrange materials in proper order; maintain stack and study areas
  • Collect, sort, and shelve library materials; other duties may be assigned

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Chair, Marston Science Library,University of Florida, Gainesville FL

The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Marston Science Library. The successful candidate will be a forward thinking leader who is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the changing nature of librarianship in the sciences. Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources and Research Services, the Chair is a key member of the Libraries' management team, ensuring organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and development of policies for library operations.

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Executive Director, Southern Tier Library System, Painted Post NY

Assume a vital leadership role and assist the 48 public libraries in this southern region of New York State achieve new levels of service and effective resource sharing! The Board of Trustees of the Southern Tier Library System (headquartered in Painted Post, NY) seeks a visionary library leader--responsive to member and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals--as its next Executive Director. STLS is a regional consortium of public libraries in Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties--working in partnership with member libraries to enable the System's 256,291 residents to have access to excellent library services.  With a $1.5 million annual budget, 27 system employees (18.4 FTEs) and the recently formed Foundation for Southern Tier Libraries, STLS is a member-focused organization with a mission to build on the strengths of its diverse members through cooperative action and provide superior service to its member libraries and their constituents.

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Elementary School Librarian, Reeds Ferry Elementary School, Merrimack NH

Merrimack School District seeks a Librarian for an Elementary School. Reeds Ferry School is a progressive Elementary school of 500+ students. Seeking candidate who is current with best instructional practices and knowledgeable of Elementary curriculum and Common Core Standards. Candidate must be collaborative, energetic and innovative. Eligibility for Librarian Certification required.

Go to www.merrimack.k12.nh.us to apply on-line or send a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of reference, certification and transcripts to:

Marjorie Chiafery, Superintendent of Schools
Merrimack School District
36 McElwain Street
Merrimack, NH 03054

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Summer Volunteer, Emerson College Archives, Boston MA

Emerson College Archives is seeking a motivated volunteer to work with the Head of Archives & Special Collections to research, design, and install two exhibits this summer. The exhibits will feature current faculty accomplishments and the history of diversity and inclusion at Emerson College.

Work for this project will begin the week of June 3, 2013 and requires a minimum of 10 hours per week with both exhibits completed by the week of August 19, 2013. The estimated number of hours for this project is 150. The volunteer should have experience working in and performing research in an archive setting. Training on how to design and mount exhibits will be provided.

Interested candidates should contact Christina Zamon at Christina_zamon@emerson.edu.

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Library Intern, Political Research Associates, Somerville MA

Library Intern, Political Research Associates, Somerville, MA
Unpaid, minimum 10 hrs/wk

Political Research Associates (PRA), a social justice think tank that studies the U.S. Right, is seeking a Library Intern to provide support with our in-house library and archives and creation of an online catalog.

PRA's in-house library has a unique classification system intended to cater toward researchers who follow the right-wing and advance social justice. Created by a member of the PRA staff, the library provides one-of-a-kind field experience for a Library Sciences student. After moving our office space, the library is in need of reorganization, labeling, and structural decisions about where new books belong. We're also looking to make our library catalog available online on our new website, www.politicalresearch.org, accessible to scholars and providing a bibliography for researchers.

The thousands of items in our library include books, DVDs, tapes, recordings, pamphlets, extensive files of direct mail and clippings on a variety of organizations, and other miscellaneous items.

Applicants should be enrolled in an ALA-accredited Library Science program and have completed basic coursework in cataloging. The internship will run from mid-May until August, and the intern should be able to commit to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Please submit a cover letter and resume to internships@politicalresearch.org.

PRA is located in Somerville, MA, an easy walk from Davis Square.

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Call for Presentation Proposals, New England Archivists Fall 2013 Symposium, October 26, 2013

New England Archivists Fall 2013 Symposium: Giving Color to Ideas

Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Symposium Focus: Big Ideas in the Archival Profession

The New England Archivists Fall 2013 Program Committee calls for presentation proposals for the Fall 2013 symposium. This symposium inaugurates a two-year trial period during which NEA will host half-day gatherings in the fall and three-day conferences in the spring.

In keeping with the symposium's focus on innovative thinking in our field, the program committee invites you to submit a presentation proposal illustrating a new, innovative idea, or a "what if" scenario. We encourage topics that impact the profession as a whole, subjects that inspire you, or ideas that have yet to be explored by archivists in the New England region. This is your chance to push the boundaries of current archival thought, challenge your colleagues to think in new ways, and start a dialogue around your idea.

Presentations will be grouped together, followed by a moderated discussion between presenters and attendees. Presentations must be no longer than seven minutes and must be in one of the following formats:

Lightning talk - a concise presentation that may or may not include a simple visual element, such as a PowerPoint presentation with three to five slides. For more information, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_Talk and http://www.perl.com/pub/2004/07/30/lightningtalk.html.

PechaKucha - a presentation during which a 20-slide PowerPoint presentation advances automatically at the rate of 20 seconds per slide. For more information, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PechaKucha.

TED talk - a short presentation that may or may not include a visual element. For more information, visit http://www.danpink.com//2012/03/3-tips-for-ted-speakers.

Submissions should include the following elements:

1. working title of your presentation;

2. brief description of the topic;

3. name and contact information of the participant(s); and

4. presentation format.

Please submit your proposals by Friday, May 31, to Abigail Cramer and Amanda Strauss with the subject line NEA Fall 2013 Presentation Proposal (abigail.cramer@gmail.com, amanda_strauss@radcliffe.harvard.edu).
https://www.newenglandarchivists.org/meetings/meetings.html

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Full Time Library Director, Saint John's High School, Shrewsbury MA

St. John's High School also seeks a full time Library Director. The director is responsible for the day to day operations of the McCarthy Library.

Saint John's High School is a private Catholic school with enrollment of 1,000 boys, located in Shrewsbury, MA. St. John's offers an excellent teaching environment with competitive salary/benefits.

Candidates should respond no later than Friday, May 24, 2013 By submitting a cover letter and current résumé to:

Dr. Jacob Conca, Principal
Saint John's High School
378 Main Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Email: jconca@stjohnshigh.org

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Head of Collection Management, Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), Yale University Library, New Haven CT

Head of Collection Management
Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI)
Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Rank: Librarian 2-4 (Grades 24-27)
Requisition: #21210BR
www.yale.edu/jobs

Schedule: Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Standard Work Week; Occasional evening & weekend hours required.

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Data Quality Specialist (Part time), Gerson Lehrman Group, Boston MA (or remote)

Gerson Lehrman Group is looking for a part time Data Quality Specialist who has prior experience building and maintaining taxonomies. In particular we are interested in classifying companies and job functions to the specific industry/ies that are most representative of their focused business area. You will be part of our Data team and work remotely. Your work will consist in extending the existing taxonomy, and testing the products that use it. In addition, we have general data quality tasks to improve the categorization of expertise which includes employment records, memberships, awards, publications, etc. You will help us label and categorize our data and champion its quality. You must be passionate about taxonomy development, information management and schemes.

Here's what you need to have:

· Bachelors in Fine Arts, Liberal Arts or Journalism

· Excellent writing skills

· Experience developing and extending taxonomies

· An extreme attention to detail

· Self-starter

Extra credit:

· Degree in Library Science

· Experience with Industry Classifications like NAICS SICS

· Experience creating and maintaining ontology.

· Experience writing SQL queries and organizing data sets

· Worked on search quality or ad quality

· Experience at a tech company creating taxonomies and ontologies

· Python

· Protégé

For immediate consideration, send your resume to esanchez@glgroup.com.

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Supervisor, Technology & Automation, Nashua Public Library, Nashua NH

LIBRARY: Nashua Public Library

POSITION: LIBRARIAN (Full-Time, 40 hrs/week) SUPERVISOR, TECHNOLOGY & AUTOMATION

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $39,842 - $53,020 depending on experience / Job Grade 8

PRIMARY DUTIES

This full-time (40 hour) position in the public library includes some evening and weekend hours. The person in this position manages the library's information systems, manages the technology and electronic resources department budget and expenditures, acts as vendor liaison for electronic databases and software and assists library staff with all manners of computer related issues and training. As a member of our professional staff this person will also stay informed of innovations in the use of technology in library settings and recommends, plans, and implements those that are appropriate. She/he will supervise the information technology department staff and will provide direct customer service 10 hours per week at one of our service desks.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

MLS from an ALA accredited school, minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience administering library systems and technologies. Understand technical trends and developments relevant to public libraries and have the ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems. The successful candidate will also have experience in providing reference service to the public and have proven success in completing technology projects in a public library setting.

PREFERRED SKILLS

Training or degree in computer/information technology; familiarity with Sirsi-Dynix products; familiarity with EZ Proxy or other authentication software, experience using WordPress

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit cover letter, applications/resume, and three professional references at:

http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ONLINE BY 5 PM ON MAY 10, 2013

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Online Exhibit Intern, The Lawrence History Center, Lawrence MA

Title: Online Exhibit Intern

Description: The Lawrence History Center is a private, non-profit organization with the mission to collect, preserve, share, and interpret the history and heritage of Lawrence, MA and its people. We are looking for a creative individual to research, gather, and use photographs, objects, and previous exhibit pieces to create a unique online exhibit on an Omeka platform. This will include not only scanning and photographing materials, but also creating metadata and writing narratives that will explain the history behind the exhibit. The intern will also create resources for teachers. The subject of the exhibit will be determined by the supervisor and the intern, but the possibilities include public health, World War II, the WPA, diversity in Lawrence, and the early history of Lawrence. This is an unpaid position, but can be used for college or graduate course credit.

Qualifications: Must be available 10 to fifteen hours per week. Preferred days are Wednesdays, Thursdays, and/or Fridays. Familiarity with computers, scanners, metadata and digitization procedures. Excellent writing skills. Knowledge of programming languages preferred. Experience with photography preferred. Experience with Omeka preferred. Knowledge of Dublin Core preferred.

Salary: Unpaid.

How To Apply: Please send a resume to Jennifer Williams at jenn@lawrencehistory.org or 6 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840.

Apply By: 5/15/2013

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Library Director, Sharon Public Library, Sharon MA

Institution Type; Public Library
Job Type: Full Time
Institution: Sharon Public Library
Location: Southeastern
Title: Library Director

Description:
The Sharon Public Library is located south of Boston, halfway to Providence, RI. with ready access to Rtes. 95, 495 & 93. Sharon is a very diverse commuter town with a top rated school system and a population of almost 18,000. The Director manages a staff of 20, plus volunteers and an operating budget of approximately $900,000. The library meets all State Aid requirements and has never had a fiscal dilemma.

The Trustees of the Sharon Public Library are seeking an energetic, personable, forward-looking, collaborative, patron driven Library Director. The ideal candidate will have experience in the area of library needs assessment, grant writing, and will have proven managerial skills. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to public service, and a thorough knowledge of professional library principles, methods, practices, and programs.

The Library Director is responsible for the overall management of the library and its program services including but not limited to, budget development, financial management, overseeing facility operations, managing the staff, goal setting, developing and administering library policies and procedures, and working closely with the Board of Library Trustees. Full Job Description will be sent to all applicants.

Qualifications:
MLS from an ALA-accredited school and MBLC certified with a minimum of five years of progressive managerial experience (public library preferred), excellent oral and written communication skills ability to use Microsoft Office and strong record of personnel management.

Salary range: $67,000 - $77,500, with a starting salary depending on qualifications and experience.
Closing Date: May 30,2013

Send:
Please send cover letter, resume, and the names of at least three current professional references to Robert Levin, Trustee Chair by email to: sharondirectorsearch@gmail.com or by mail to Sharon Public Library BOT, % Robert Levin, PO Box 103, Sharon, MA 02067-0103

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Head of Access Services, Williams College Libraries, Williamstown MA

Williams College Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative and user-oriented librarian to lead its Access Services Department. Reporting to the College Librarian, the Head of Access Services is a member of the library's leadership team and oversees all aspects of circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery and consortial resource sharing. S/he must have a strong commitment to public service and a vision for implementing creative services and utilizing emerging technologies to meet the changing needs and expectations of our users. This is a full-time, 12 month administrative staff position.

The opening of the new Sawyer Library in 2014 offers exciting and unique opportunities for the Head of Access Services. In this new environment, this person will have the chance to develop and implement innovative user services in support of the research and curricular needs of the Williams faculty and students. To learn more about the library construction project visit: http://newsawyerlibrary.williams.edu

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High School Library/Media Specialist, High School, Hopkinton MA

Hopkinton Public Schools
NOTICE OF VACANCY
Job Posting # 13-76
Opening Date: May 1, 2013
Closing Date: Open until filled

TITLE: High School Library/Media Specialist
TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time (1.0), 2013-2014 school year; salary commensurate with experience and education
LOCATION: High School, Hopkinton, Massachusetts

The Library/Media Specialist provides all students with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety of materials that will invite intellectual growth, and to aid all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of media center resources. The High School Library/Media Specialist reports to the principal and directs the Library Assistant(s), if assigned.

DUTIES
Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Operates and supervises the media center which assigned;
2. Prepares and administers the media center budget, and evaluates, selects, and requisitions new media center materials;
3. Assists teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials, makes media center materials available to supplement the instructional program, and works with teachers in planning those assignments likely to lead to extended use of media center resources;
4. Maintains a comprehensive and efficient system for cataloging all media center materials and instructs teachers and students on use of the system;
5. Teaches classes in library, media, and research skills as assigned by the Principal, and presents and discusses materials with a class studying a particular topic, on the invitation of the teacher;
6. Counsels with, and gives reading guidance to students who have special reading problems or unusual intellectual interests, and helps students to develop habits of independent reference work;
7. Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department, building and school district, attending all faculty and committee meetings as required, and district-wide committees as needed;
8. Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
To be considered qualified for this position, candidates must have the following:
1. Licensed, or eligible for licensure in Library by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education preferred;
2. Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred, from an accredited college or university, in Library Science or a related field;
3. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to children and adults;
4. Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;
5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state certification requirements.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
To be considered for this vacancy, please reference only job posting #13-76 and your last name (as, #13-76 Jones) in the subject line, and submit:
1. Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
2. Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information;
3. Transcripts;
4. Applicable license(s); and
5. The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to: hpsjobs@hopkinton.k12.ma.us Please note: this address is for application materials only. E-mail is our preferred method of application, however, if you wish to apply by mail, please send the required items to:

Human Resources (Job Vacancy #13-76)
Hopkinton Public Schools
89 Hayden Rowe
Hopkinton, MA 01748

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

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Instructional Services Librarian, Babson College, Wellesley MA

Job Summary:

Babson College seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative team member for the position of Instructional Services Librarian. Reporting to the Lead Instructional Services Librarian, this position supports and advances library instructional programs through the application of information literacy standards, instructional design principles, pedagogical knowledge, educational technologies and ongoing assessment efforts. This position plays an active role in leading the integration of library instruction into undergraduate and graduate curricula. Additionally, this position provides research consultation support through regularly scheduled shifts at the reference desk, serves as the liaison to at least one academic division, and embraces a strong, responsive, user-centric customer service model.

Key Responsibilities:

· In collaboration with the Research & Instruction Team, assesses information literacy needs of students, faculty and staff and develops creative delivery models to meet those needs

· Develops innovative and effective models of library outreach for students, faculty and staff

· Builds collaborative relationships with faculty and program management staff in order to maintain robust library instruction initiatives.

· Develops and manages digital assets, instructional documentation, in-class presentations and teaching schedules for library instruction programs.

· Provides in-person, email and virtual research support to students and faculty as a member of the Research & Instruction Team.

· Maintains appropriate reference and instruction statistics

· Conducts ongoing assessments of student learning and contributes to departmental assessment projects.

· Learns, implements and teaches new technologies, both in support of larger ITSD initiatives and in pursuit of continuous enhancement of the library instruction programs.

· Functions as the liaison to specific academic division(s), providing library services such as curriculum support, research assistance, library instruction, vendor relations and special projects.

· Participates in regular professional development activities.

· Maintains membership in appropriate professional organizations.

· Assumes additional responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications:

· At least 3-5 years of post-MLS academic library experience in an automated library setting

· Strong and dynamic classroom presence and presentation skills, with evidence of strong interest and success with learning, implementing, and teaching emerging information technologies

· In-depth knowledge of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education

· Knowledge of instructional design practice and principles as applied to in-person, online, synchronous, and asynchronous instruction

· Strong understanding of pedagogical theories and approaches, including their application to diverse populations of learners and teachers

· Evidence of exceptional interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate effectively with diverse students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and other community members

· Strong program management skills

· Ability to understand and work with information and instructional technologists to deploy web-based content and instructional technologies to support on-site and distance information literacy initiatives

· Excellent computer proficiency

· Strong knowledge of business information resources preferred

Application Procedures:

Submit an application (including: cover letter, resume or CV, names and contact information for at least 3 professional references, and optional statement of teaching philosophy) via the following link: https://babson.peopleadmin.com/postings/2316 . Review will continue until the position is filled, but applications received by May 31, 2013 will be given first consideration.

Appointment:

This is a full-time, 12-month appointment with administrative status.

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Librarian and Information Technology Specialist, Dublin School, Dublin NH

Librarian and Information Technology Specialist.

Dublin School's mission statement challenges its students to seek truth and act with courage. The library is of central importance to the school's mission and the librarian is responsible for overseeing the library and its print and electronic offerings, developing additional electronic resources in support of the curriculum, and providing opportunities to promote skill in accessing and using information technology for students, faculty, and staff. S/he serves as a resource for the use of technology in a variety of learning settings using different strategies, and collaborates with teachers to integrate technology and information literacy into classrooms. Education of the community about intellectual property is an important feature of the position. The creation and maintenance of an online library presence is expected. This position also involves some work on the maintenance and development of information systems on campus, including an online course management system. Additionally, the librarian and media specialist will handle textbook purchases and distribution, and participate in the school's residential program as a member of a duty team.

Demonstrated effectiveness in working with adolescents is a key attribute. An advanced degree in library and media services and experience working in an educational setting are advantages. The school provides housing and generous benefits.

Interested candidates should contact the Head of School's assistant, Anne Mackey at amackey@dublinschool.org.

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Assistant/Associate Dean for Strategic Technology Initiatives, Illinois State University, Normal IL

Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Dean for Strategic Technology Initiatives for
Milner Library.

For a full job description, and to apply online, please visit: http://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63130

The Assistant/Associate Dean for Strategic Technology Initiatives provides vision and leadership to effectively integrate technology
into the operations of Milner Library. The Associate Dean develops and implements processes aligned with the university's strategic plan and student and faculty needs. The Associate Dean provides direction for Milner Library's technology departments, and coordinates the technology planning of services with Library departments and units. The Associate Dean will collaborate with university technology leadership and the university community to shape and implement information technology initiatives according to the needs of Educating Illinois.

Applicants should have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience developing and implementing library
service-oriented technologies (three years preferably in a leadership capacity). A Master's degree from an ALA accredited graduate program and an additional advanced degree are required at time of hire.

Review of applicants will begin on May 12, 2013.

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Library Director, Uxbridge Free Public Library, Uxbridge MA

Mission:
The Uxbridge Free Public Library will provide facilities, materials, services and programs that foster lifelong learning and a welcoming environment for community interaction enhanced by staff members dedicated to this vision and possessed of compassion, a cooperative spirit and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications:
• Masters Degree in Library Science or Master of Science in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school with Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners certification and five years of progressively responsible library experience preferred.
• Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrates knowledge of collection development and maintenance, library practices, procedures and technology
• Demonstrates an ability to organize, maintain, and administer a complex operating budget for a library system
• Demonstrates effective working relationships with Trustees, staff, patrons, officials of other local departments and the general public
• Demonstrates proficiency in the procedures and practices of professional library administration and the organization and management of its operations.
• Demonstrates knowledge of automated information data and retrieval systems: WORD, EXCEL, LAN, HTML, Internet and PowerPoint

Reports to:
The President of the Library Board of Trustees

Responsibilities:
Planning and Policy-making
• Collaborates with the Board to Develop goals and objectives for long and short-range plans for the library
• Collaborates with the Board to develop library policies, programs, and procedures.
• Plans, directs, and supervises development and preservation of the town library local history archives collection; including inventory, appraisals and insurance, in cooperation with the local historical society and Historical Commission

Fiscal management
• Develops, prepares, and recommends to the Board, Town Boards, and Town Meeting and administers, the annual operating budget, and capital outlay programs based on the established goals and related performance data.
• Develops and justifies the library budget, including payroll, monthly bills, statistics and revolving accounts
• Selects quality and cost-effective vendors, contractors and others to provides services and products
• Administers grants and foundation funds according to specified guidelines and files all indicated reports within specified time-fames.

Property Management
• Manages the physical plant, as well as the preventative maintenance program, to ensure proper maintenance and utilization of the library.
• Maintains a Disaster and Evacuation Plan.

Personnel Management
• Manages the staff and coordinates staff functions in accordance with established goals and philosophy of the library mission.
• Develops and coordinates volunteer services.
• May serve as reference librarian and fill in at circulation desk as necessary

Library Service and Operations
• Responsible for and supervises the selection, acquisition and culling of library materials.
• Supervises the utilization and maintenance of technology to deliver, monitor and enhance library service.
• Maintains the Library website.
• Analyzes library operations, summarizes service developments and progress in achieving core objectives to provide the Board with the information necessary for sound decision making and fiscal responsibility.
• Reports on current library trends as they may relate to local library services and operations.

Communication
• Attends and participates in all Board meetings and advises Trustees of programs, services, facility, planning, personnel and policy matters requiring consideration/action, as well as any changes in library services, programs, and collection.
• Expands community outreach through a variety of means including but not limited to: library-school partnerships, addressing community groups, and identifying ways to serve patrons outside of the library building

Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in carrying and shelving books, and in performing other typical library functions. The employee must regularly lift and/or move material weighing up to 35lbs. May be required to push or pull book trucks weighing up to 150 pounds. Vision and hearing at, or correctable to, normal ranges is necessary. Depth, color, peripheral, and distance vision routinely required.

Please send a cover leter and resume to mefco@verizon.net.

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Teen Librarian, Hartford Public Library, Hartford CT

Hartford Public Library seeks creative and flexible individual for teen services.

Responsibilities: the operation of YouMedia, a new digital learning center for teens.

Minimum requirements: Masters Degree in library science; 3-5 years of supervisory experience preferred. Experience with new technologies and social media required. Applicant must be technologically fluent with Macs, PCs and digital media creation software.

Full requirements, job description and application are available online at http://hplct.org/about/job-openings or Administrative Office, Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103.

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Educational opportunities from Museum Textile Services

Dear Friends:

Spring is all about new beginnings, and MTS is kicking off the season with news about several new educational opportunities.

Intern Jen Nason working with clothing donated to the MTS study collecion.

Museum Textile Services is expanding our volunteer intern staff beginning this May. MTS Internships provide a sound introduction to textile conservation treatments, philosophy, and literature while working hands-on with historic artifacts. We require our volunteers to commit a minimum of one day per week from 9:30 to 5:30 for a minimum of 120 hours. Hand-sewing experience, excellent eyesight, and great team skills are essential. To apply please email your resume and a brief note of introduction to museumtextiles@gmail.com.

Camille and Cara will be at the Northeast Document Conservation Center on July 9, 2013, to demonstrate Techniques that Everyone Should Know for the Care and Stabilization of Textiles and Paper Based Artifacts. This NEMA Curator's workshop also features NEDCC's Claire Grund, who will demonstrate the basics of preserving paper based archives, including surface cleaning, mending, hinging and matting, and rehousing. Members and non-members are welcome! Please register through NEMA. Heads up-Camille will also be chairing a session on Cloud-Based Collections Management Software at the November, 2013, NEMA conference.

Camille Breeze returns to the wonderful Campbell Center campus on August 29-31, 2013, to teach Textile Stabilization using Sheer Overlays. In this class, participants will learn how to use all three of these sheer materials and, more importantly, how to determine which overlay is best for a given situation. This class is suitable for those with stitching experience, including non textile specialists and non collections staff who must perform preservation tasks. For prices and registration information, including a full list of courses offered at the Campbell Center, please visit their website.

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Knowledge Management Internship, Communispace, Boston MA

Knowledge Management Internship | Boston, MA, United States

Who You Are

You are proactive, hyper-organized and able to handle a sometimes unpredictable and very fast-paced environment. You are comfortable communicating with all staff levels and can anticipate and independently resolve even the most minor bumps in the road with a smile. You're flexible and able to absorb information about best practices, client needs, and business systems without batting an eye. You enjoy working with software and people equally. Oh, and, your superb project management and multi-tasking skills are second to none!

What You'll Do

This internship in Client Services has a completely unique role. This position will primarily work with the Content Curator to overhaul our knowledge management system on a top-to-bottom rejiggering of the repository we use to share our best ideas among our colleagues. You will be examining documents to determine their continued relevance to our current practices, performing quality control on metadata, and producing an inventory of documents. You'll develop an understanding of our business and information needs, and work with us as we imagine what sort of knowledge management experience would best serve our company in the future.

Desired Skills / Experience / Qualities

• Candidates must be enrolled or recent graduates of an accredited MLS/MLIS program with coursework in at least two of the following areas: Cataloguing, Indexing, Metadata, or Corporate Libraries.
• 1-2 internships in a professional setting.
• Experience with a Content Management System or HTML required; experience with MS SharePoint preferred.
• Expert use of the MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
• Excellent writing skills.
• Candidates must be available to work forty hours per week in our Boston office.
• Internship will be approximately 12 weeks.
• Amazing sense of humor.
• Folks who play nice, are team oriented, incredibly bright, fun, curious about life and engaged in their work are encouraged to apply!

The timing of the internship would run from June 3rd- the final few weeks of August.

To apply: http://www.communispace.com/careers/careers.aspx?jvi=oEEoXfwn

About Communispace
Communispace Corporation, www.communispace.com, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, is the consumer collaboration agency uniquely equipped to harness the power and inspiration of consumers to drive business growth. Founded in 1999, the company has created more than 500 customer communities for industry leaders including: Kraft, Hewlett-Packard, Charles Schwab, Hallmark, Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, Hilton Hotels Corporation and many more.

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Library Services Manager, Infotrieve, Union County NJ

Infotrieve is a global leader in providing information services and content management technology to businesses. For more than 20 years we have been providing corporate information centers, R&D facilities, and legal, business affairs and product professionals in more than half the Fortune 500 with a broad array of outsourcing services and software solutions.

The Library Services Manager is responsible for managing on and off site Library Services and staff in accordance with established service levels and approved budgets. Responsible for the management of all aspects of the client relationship. This position is located in Union County, NJ.

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ARMA International Educational Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

The ARMA International Educational Foundation is proud to announce that the number of scholarships that are available to second year graduate students in information management programs has increased. This year we be awarding up to a total of eight $3,000 scholarships. Please pass the information on to students who might be interested.

Thank you,
Pam Duane, CRM
Vice Chairman, AIEF

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Library Director, Jaffrey Public Library, Jaffrey NH

Job Posting: The Jaffrey Public Library is seeking a Library Director who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative and public-service oriented. The Director oversees a staff of 4 employees, a comprehensive collection of 38,400 items in all formats, and an annual budget of $308,000.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an MLS from an ALA accredited program. Candidate should have a thorough knowledge of current library practices and resources, and the technology skills necessary to administer the library.

Supervisory experience is preferred.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Deadline for Submission: May 22, 2013

Address: Please send cover letter and resume via email to: library@townofjaffrey.com or via mail to:

Mary Heafy, Board of Trustees, Jaffrey Public Library,
38 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452.

A complete job description can be found online at www.townofjaffrey.com/library.

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Assistant Librarian/Reference & Archives/Special Collections, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA

Assistant Librarian/Reference & Archives/Special Collections: Full-time, 12 month, Tenure Track, librarian position. As part of the reference team, will participate in the reference and instruction schedules and delivery of services. S/he will manage, maintain and provide access to the Librarys Archives and Special Collections department. A Masters of Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required.

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Circulation/Reference position, Salem Public Library, Salem MA

The Salem Public Library has a part-time Circulation/Reference position available.

Hours: Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Every other Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
and some Sundays 1pm - 5:00pm

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to work in a very fast paced environment
Library experience preferred

Salary: $12.10 - $15.87 Bachelor's degree
$12.55 - $16.95 MLS
Sundays +40%

Send resumes to:

Alison Barry, Salem Public Library
370 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
Email: abarry@noblenet.org

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Archives Internship, Medfield Historical Society, Medfield MA

Established in 1891, the Medfield Historical Society is one of the oldest local historical societies in the Commonwealth. The Medfield Historical Society is a private notforprofit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and sharing Medfield's history with the community.The Society shares the town's remarkable heritage by collecting and preserving its history, by interpreting and displaying materials pertaining to the history of the town and its people and by fostering public involvement in and appreciation of the town's rich heritage and culture. The Medfield Historical Society has collections ranging from the 17th to 20th centuries, with an emphasis on the social and cultural aspects of the town of Medfield, including social organizations such as Girl Scouts, the Medfield public schools, and other genealogical material pertaining to the town's families.

The Medfield Historical Society is currently in need of an intern with experience in archives management theory and preservation. Work will include processing, arrangement, and description of the Society's collections. Experience with PastPerfect 5 would be highly beneficial, but willing to work with those willing to learn. The intern will work directly with the Society's librarian. The internship is set for Mondays 9 AM 5 PM during the summer of 2013, with the possibility of extension through the academic year.

Please submit cover letter and resume and/or questions to:

Andrea Cronin
Medfield Historical Society
6 Pleasant Street
Medfield, MA 02052
cronin.andrea.c@gmail.com

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Young Adult Librarian, Part-Time Benefited, Reading Public Library, Reading MA

Job: Young Adult Librarian, Part-Time Benefited

Description: The Reading Public Library seeks a tech-savvy, creative and energetic Young Adult Librarian to share responsibility for Teen Services with another Young Adult Librarian; 20 hours per week including every third Saturday and at least one evening per week. Reading Public Library offers a friendly, fun, progressive and exciting environment with opportunities for professional growth and participation in professional and community organizations.

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Clinical Librarian/Informationist, Assistant Professor of Bibliography, The University of Akron, Akron OH

Clinical Librarian/Informationist, Assistant Professor of Bibliography

Job Posting: #7659

The Clinical Librarian/Informationist will support the clinical programs in the College of Health Professions at the University of Akron, which includes the School of Nursing, the School of Nutrition/Dietetics, the School of Social Work, the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and the Child Life Specialist Program. The Clinical Librarian/Informationist will create and implement faculty development and inter-professional development programs in the College of Health Professions. Collaborating with faculty from the College, the librarian will develop and support modules utilizing multiple media formats and mobile technologies to instruct students in the process of implementing evidence-based practice in the clinical setting. These modules will be course-integrated and will build upon each other beginning with the sophomore year and moving through the academic career. The Clinical Librarian/Informationist will primarily work outside the Science & Technology Library in clinical and classroom settings and will build strong collaborative relationships with faculty in the College of Health Professions. This is a tenure-track position; therefore the successful candidate will be required to meet the University of Akron Libraries' criteria for promotion and tenure, which include conducting research, teaching, participating on library and university committees, and serving in professional organizations.

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Analyst, Advanced Platform Distribution, AMC Networks Inc., New York NY

Title: Analyst, Advanced Platform Distribution
Department Name: Broadband Production
AMC Networks Job Location: NY / NY

Requisition ID: 20624BR

BASIC FUNCTION

This hands-on role supports advanced platform product initiatives for the AMC, IFC, SUNDANCE, WE tv, AMC/Sundance Channel Global and their associated products.

The Analyst, Advanced Platform Distribution will coordinate the meta data and non-video assets for the syndication of Advanced Platform content to all affiliates across all distribution methods including Digital Set Top Box (DSTB) On Demand, TV Everywhere (TVE), Mobile, EST (Electronic Sell Through), Broadband and other IP platforms and affiliates.

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Advanced Referencing Services Specialist, Infotrieve, Wilton CT

Infotrieve is a global leader in information services and content management technology for businesses. For more than 20 years we have been providing corporate information centers, R&D facilities, and legal, business affairs and product professionals in more than half the Fortune 500 with a broad array of software solutions and services.

Position Overview

We are seeking a talented Advanced Referencing Services Specialist with the desire to provide top-notch service to our blue chip clients. In this role you will utilize your strong on-line search skills to conduct advanced reference work, citation verification and copyright clearance for hard-to-find documents utilizing specialized in-house and commercial databases.

This is a great opportunity for an exceptional recent MLS graduate with a strong desire to work with both leading edge software and some of the most highly respected companies from a variety of industries. This position will be located in Wilton, CT and will report to our Client Services Supervisor.

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Volunteer Archives Internship, Belmont Day School, Belmont MA

Belmont Day School (BDS) is a co-educational, independent elementary and middle school (Pre-K through 8) located in Belmont, MA. BDS was established in 1927 and has a fairly substantial archival collection that is currently managed through the Alumni Relations Office. We are in need of an intern with archive knowledge and expertise to organize our current collection as well as provide guidance on establishing processes for collecting and maintaining our archives going forward. This internship is for the summer of 2013, with the possibility of extension through the academic year.

Duties: We are seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic GSLIS student interested in contributing time to practicing and applying their archival knowledge and expertise to the BDS archive collection.

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K-3 LIBRARIAN/LIBRARY TEACHER, Prospect Hill Academy Charter School, Cambridge MA

K-3 LIBRARIAN/LIBRARY TEACHER

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is a highly successful, urban K-12 public school with the mission of preparing each student for success in college, fostering responsible citizenship, and inspiring a lifelong love of learning.

At Prospect Hill Academy, the prevailing belief is that with hard work, effective effort, perseverance through adversity, committed teachers, and invested parents, all students are capable of academic, intellectual, social, and moral excellence. Fueling this conviction are seven core values that guide the daily life and culture of the school-(1) High Expectations: Each student can do and be whatever s/he wants; (2) Equity: Access and opportunity drive achievement; (3) Personalization: One size does not fit all; (4) Cultural Proficiency: We see, honor, and embrace differences; (5) Collaboration: Many minds are better than one; (6) Balance: Both-and, not either-or; (7) Inquiry: Decisions are strategic and informed by data; and (8) Accountability: If students fail, we all fail.

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Reference/Web Services Librarian, Adelphi University Libraries, Garden City NY

Adelphi University Libraries, Garden City, NY, seeks a tenure-track professional to provide research assistance to patrons, teach students to effectively find information and take a leadership role in the design, development and management of the Library website.

This is a tenure track library faculty position. Applicants must hold a master's degree from an ALA accredited school of library/information science. A second post baccalaureate degree or similar proof of advanced study is highly preferred.

It is desirable that applicants will have: (a) strong reference experience, preferably in an academic environment; (b) 1-2 years
website management experience; (b) 1-2 years website management experience; (c) a basic understanding and familiarity with a CMS such
as WordPress; (d) a strong interest in user interface design; (e) an ability to assess emerging technologies for their usefulness in
accessing library resources and promoting information literacy.

The complete position description is available at: http://tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=ADELPHI&cws=3.

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Web Services Librarian, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park CA

Web Services Librarian

Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Just 50 miles north of San Francisco in beautiful Sonoma County, the University Library in the Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center thrives on innovation and creativity. We are seeking a motivated, collaborative, and future-oriented professional to join our team.

The Web Services Librarian takes a leadership role in the vision, design, and management of an evolving library web presence to meet the needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the University. The successful candidate will be responsible for
ongoing analysis of the web architecture, improving the user experience, and creating a holistic design to streamline access to services and resources. Our team environment offers many opportunities for professional growth and development.

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MIS degree (or equivalent, awarded by August 1, 2013) and at least 2 years professional web experience.

Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian Salary range: $57,084 - $72,132, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a complete job description, application instructions, and more information about the University Library, http://library.sonoma.edu/about/jobs_faculty.php.

Review of applications starts May 17, 2013. Anticipated start date: August 1, 2013

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Assistant Director for Research and Instruction, Gordon Library, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester MA

The Assistant Director for Research and Instruction Services is a senior level management position that has primary responsibility for planning, coordinating, and promoting the research and instruction program of the Gordon Library. This position is a part of the library's administrative team and contributes to decisions on policies, operations, and library budget. The Assistant Director oversees a department of five full-time and two part-time librarians.

  • Coordinates delivery of course-integrated instruction, research consultations, and related online support (tutorials, LibGuides, etc.) for WPI students and faculty;
  • Provides expertise and support for pedagogy, instructional technologies, and assessment methods used in the library's instruction program
  • Evaluates new and existing library tools, services, and resources
  • Compiles and contributes to statistical and other library reports.
  • Participates in collection development and other related administrative committee assignments

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Director of Library Services, New England School of Acupuncture, Newton MA

Director of Library Services
Kelly Library, New England School of Acupuncture

Reports To: Academic Dean or President

Summary: Oversees the direction and growth of library collections and services with the aim to support the mission and goals of the college. Ensures the provision of a full range of resources and services to all library users by performing the following duties personally or through direct supervision of library staff.

Qualifications: MLS/MSLIS from an accredited school; knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine or experience in a health sciences library preferred.

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Taxonomist, New York NY

Taxonomist (100% onsite)
Location(s): NYC, NY
Duration: 6 months+/ C2H /Full time
Interview: Telephonic/Skype

No Of position(s): 1

Role Description:

This role requires someone with a strong background in system and business analysis, to join the ISearch- VFS document management team. Key requirement of this position is strong communication skills both written and verbal, as the successful candidate will be expected to deal directly with business stakeholders to elicit requirements and clearly present these to the technical team for development. Demonstration of requirements gathering, modeling and documentation would be required.

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