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Head of Technical Services

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, proactive, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Head of Technical Services.  The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, collegial, user-focused librarian who will be able to provide leadership for technical services and represents the department’s changing needs as we settle into a new consortial and local integrated library management system.  This position will provide timely and strategic management of resource description and metadata activities to support the research, teaching, and learning needs of the university community.  The incumbent will be responsible for the overall management and staff supervision of the division, including acquisitions, cataloging, physical processing, database and electronic resource maintenance, and processing of government publications.  These units currently consist of 3 tenured librarians and 9 support staff.  As a member of the Library faculty, this position will be actively involved in library governance activities and will provide expertise regarding innovations in information organization, discovery, and access.

This position will be appointed at the rank of Associate Librarian.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Direct the bibliographic access to the library’s collection of 7 million physical items and 1 million online resources.
  • Be responsible for planning, organizing, and managing activities to meet evolving trends in information organization, discovery, and access.
  • Supervise technical operations in the library, including acquisition, processing and cataloging of all types of materials in any language and any format.
  • Establish and evaluate existing policies and procedures, and set priorities in cataloging and processing collaboratively with technical services librarians; and in consultation with collection management, public service librarians, and with library administration.
  • Provide training, evaluation, and supervision of technical services paraprofessional staff.
  • Ensure compliance with national and local standards such as MARC21, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCCS, OCLC, LC/PCC cataloging practices, DC, VRA, and other appropriate cataloging and metadata standards.
  • Participate in the development of CSU policies and maintenance of efficient workflows resulting from implementation of a new consortial and local system.
  • Perform original cataloging as needed, depending on expertise with subjects and/or formats.
  • Represent the Library in regional, national, and international cooperative programs concerning technical services work.
  • Keep abreast of current standards, emerging technologies (such as Bibframe and linked data), and best practices, and implement as appropriate to more effectively support the organization of and access to library resources.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the Library to support growing metadata and digital collection initiatives.
  • Serve as cataloging technical adviser on the Library’s new discovery tools.
  • Work with staff and faculty to insure the application of high quality metadata standards and efficient workflow for the new Institutional Repository (IR).
  • Develop assessment and benchmark strategies, maintain statistics, and compile narrative and statistical reports to support short & long-term planning for the department and Library.
  • Other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in original cataloging of materials in a variety of formats.
  • Minimum of 3 years successful experience supervising a unit of technical services paraprofessionals.
  • Successful database maintenance experience in a university research library.
  • Demonstrated experience managing the workflow of one or more of the following technical services units: digitization, metadata, monographic cataloging, serials cataloging, or electronic resources.
  • Substantial and successful working experience with  and excellent knowledge of cataloging standards, tools, and resources such as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCCS, ClassWeb, Cataloger’s Desktop, MARC EDIT, FRBR, MARC21 and other metadata schemes (e.g. Dublin Core or MODS)
  • Working knowledge of a current electronic resource management system.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to construct clear documentation.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, particularly the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of users in individual and group settings.
  • Demonstrated successful ability to take initiative, prioritize work, coordinate workflow, and lead a team.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in developing, introducing and managing innovative projects, services and programs.
  • Demonstrated successful organizational, analytical, project management, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment for working in a team environment with diverse staff.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with administrators, staff, and faculty.
  • Professional service experience commensurate with our rank of Associate Librarian with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession.
  • Potential for meeting our requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University and community.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience designing and deploying training programs for staff
  • Experience with LC-PCC, BIBCO, NACO, and CONSER cataloging policy and cataloging guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of a second language, preferably Spanish.
  • Successful grant writing experience.

This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing high standards in library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community.

This position will be ranked at Associate Librarian. Salary commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as 24 vacation days per year.

Review will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Preference will be given to applications received by March 24, 2017. Applicants must apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/40899 submitting the following documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, applicant statement outlining their commitment to diversity within the context of technical services, and contact information for three professional references.

Anticipated start date is August 2017

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Research Librarian, HBR Consulting LLC (Contract)

HBR Consulting, LLC is seeking a Research Librarian on the West Coast to fill a temporary position.

By providing strategic, technology and operational services to clients in the legal, professional and financial services industries, our Consultants are a highly talented group of professionals who offer a unique blend of core consulting experience across a number of industries and disciplines along with specialized skills in their respective areas of expertise. Our employees are our greatest competitive advantage.

Research Librarian will be responsible for the following responsibilities while working onsite for 37.5 – 40 hour per week. This is role is for 8 months with possibility for extension.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate all research inquiries to determine the best methods and resources necessary to complete each request.
  • Provide research expertise and analysis to lawyers, paralegals and staff.
  • Prioritize requests, analyze results, compile answers and communicate research findings in a clear and concise manner.


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Librarianship or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution, or relevant experience
  • 3-5 years+ research experience in a law firm library
  • Strong research ability
  • Knowledge of standard research resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law, etc.
  • High level of skill in written communications to effectively deliver and explain research findings to attorneys both verbally and through written summaries and analysis
  • Ability to work well independently.

Additional Details:

  • This is a temporary, full time position
  • Term: Approximately 8 months


Apply : Email resume to Dimple Shah at careers@hbrconsulting.com

Visit our Careers page at: http://www.hbrconsulting.com/careers.html

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Librarian, Southwestern College (Full-time, Contract)

TENURE TRACK POSITION


**First screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017**


This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend and extension site assignments.

RESPONSIBILITIES : Under the direction of the Dean of Instructional Support Services and in collaboration with the Library Department Chair, and in collaboration with one another, the librarians are responsible for providing services such as reference, instruction, collection development, technical services, and outreach.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ( INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):
• Provide information literacy instruction in person and online through credit courses, workshops, and other modes of instruction
• Provide reference service in person and online using various print and electronic resources
• Design and produce curricular materials, research guides, tutorials, and other instructional resources in a variety of formats
• Participate in the collection development program and serve as faculty liaison in assigned subject areas
• Collaborate with discipline faculty on assignments, collection needs, and integration of information literacy into the college curriculum
• Collaborate with the others to prepare reports, assessments, and data in support of program reviews, Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), and accreditation self-studies
• Serve on college committees and participate in faculty activities
• Develop and integrate emerging technologies in library services

Knowledge & Abilities:

Education & Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Library Science, or Library and Information Science
OR
the equivalent
OR
a valid California Community College Instructor Credential in Library Science.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. Experience working in a community with a similar diversity pattern as is found in the service area for Southwestern College is desirable.

Desired Qualifications:
• A Master’s degree from an American Library Association ( ALA ) accredited school.
• Experience in general areas of librarianship such as reference and public services, instruction, outreach, and collection development
• Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with students and faculty
• Ability to work collaboratively with all librarians and staff
• Ability to be flexible with work assignments and scheduling
• Experience working with an integrated library system and academic library databases
• Knowledge of current teaching pedagogies and experience designing and implementing active learning activities
• Experience or interest in developing programs and materials to support the needs of students including first-year experience, first-generation, distance learners, and disproportionate impact groups
• Familiarity with SB 1359 and the role of the library in Open Education Resources ( OER )
• Experience or interest in promoting libraries through social media, integrating library resources in learning management platforms, and creating media and resources to facilitate library access
• Familiarity with course management systems such as Canvas
• Bilingual English/Spanish
• Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities

Licenses and Other Requirements:
Short writing and teaching demonstrations will be required of finalists.

Working Conditions:

Salary:
Upon initial employment, full-time faculty members are placed on the salary schedule based upon years of experience and education. The maximum initial placement for experience is Step 6. Faculty members are encouraged to continue their professional development through additional study qualifying them for advancement on the salary schedule. For current salary schedules and information on salary placement visit our website at www.swccd.edu. Excellent fringe benefits.

Salary Schedule:
Academic Contract (11-month)

Work Schedule:
Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Start Date:
July 1, 2017 (Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, Otay Mesa, National City and/or San Ysidro).

Screening Deadline:
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu . Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Open Until Filled
Yes

TO APPLY: https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2274

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Assistant Program Director & Research Service Coordinator (UCSD)

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: February 6th, 2017
Next review date: March 6th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 20th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

DESCRIPTION

The University of California San Diego Library is seeking an innovative, collaborative, and flexible professional to join the Library as Assistant Program Director and Research Services Coordinator for the Reference & Research Advisory Services Program. The Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

The University and the Library
With 34,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. For more than a decade, UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report and for the third year in a row as the 14th best university in the world by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In 2015, for the sixth consecutive year, UC San Diego was ranked 1st in the nation by the Washington Monthly’s College Guide based on the positive impact the university has had on the country in terms of enabling social mobility, research productivity and civic engagement.

The UC San Diego Library is committed to student learning and success; the advancement of digital services to bolster faculty research and data preservation; and active sustainability and community engagement efforts. The Library plays a vital role in the University’s achievements and success and is continuously reimagining its portfolio of services, spaces, and resources to best meet the needs of the campus community. The Library’s Academic Liaison Program provides academic outreach and information services in support of UC San Diego’s teaching and research activities.

Reference & Research Services Program
The Reference & Research Advisory Services Program (RRAS) contributes to the UC San Diego Library’s mission of providing world class resources to meet the evolving teaching, learning, and research needs of the UC San Diego campus. We actively participate in supporting and shaping discovery, engage in the co-production of knowledge, and enable Library users to become effective and efficient information consumers.
Now is an exciting time to join the UC San Diego Library as the Geisel Library Revitalization Initiative (GLRI) is underway. This initiative will transform the interior public spaces of the campus’ main library into modern, technology-rich spaces, ensuring that it will continue to serve as a high-caliber, cutting-edge campus resource. RRAS will contribute significantly towards this transformation. We are especially excited about how new spaces and services will be organized into user-focused zones, and how RRAS can positively influence the design of the service zones on the two main floors plus the development of a new Center for Digital Scholarship. Integral to this revitalization effort, we plan to expand our services, including Data, GIS, and Digital Humanities, to more effectively and efficiently respond to current and emerging scholarly trends.

About the Position
This new position has been created to help RRAS expand service offerings to meet current and changing user needs as well as contemporary research and scholarship demands. The successful candidate will be forward thinking and will play a significant role in the GLRI. The person in this position will contribute towards the vision, space design, and development of service offerings and forthcoming initiatives to provide a more cohesive and holistic environment for users, including establishing a Center for Digital Scholarship. They will serve on the RRAS Management Team and will identify, coordinate, and implement new service offerings, including expanding Data, GIS and Digital Humanities services. The incumbent will also serve as a coordinator for the Program on select projects, initiatives, task groups, and pilots, proactively collaborating and interacting with other Library programs. In addition, they will play an important supervisory role in managing, overseeing, and guiding the activities of a creative group of librarians and staff in Data Services, GIS, Digital Humanities, and Maps.

Position Responsibilities
• Assists Program Director in setting and meeting program goals, and helps plan, create, implement, and administer program-wide services, policies, and procedures
• Serves on the program’s management team responsible for making decisions on program strategy, budgeting, resources, and staffing needs
• Collaborates with programs across the Library and externally to coordinate, plan, and implement innovative services to meet evolving academic research interests
• Provides leadership, oversight, and strategies for expanding Data, GIS, and Digital Humanities services to support current and emerging user needs
• Supervises the Data Librarian, the GIS Librarian, the Map Librarian, and the Digital Humanities Specialist
• Contributes significantly to developing the vision, service design, and forthcoming services related to digital scholarship
• Provides reference, research assistance, and instruction as needed
• Acts on behalf of the program director in their absence

Required Qualifications
• Professional degree from a library school, or an advanced degree or equivalent experience in library science, information science, or information management
• Experience supervising or coordinating library staff
• Experience initiating, developing, or implementing new services
• Strong understanding of current and emerging research lifecycle practices
• Familiarity with emerging technologies and tools related to data, GIS, digital scholarship, and research services
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects involving many stakeholders
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills
• Strong commitment to excellence in service, and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and users from diverse backgrounds
• Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education

Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. Librarians at UC San Diego are non-Senate academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This is a represented position.

The UC San Diego Library is committed to supporting the University’s rich and diverse academic environment inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, ability, and ethnic backgrounds. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to contribute professionally with scholarly publications and/or presentations and through active participation in professional organizations.

JOB LOCATION

San Diego, CA

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: http://library.ucsd.edu/jobs/

REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTS

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Contributions to diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

REFERENCES

3 references required (contact information only)

To apply: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01342

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Senior Marketing Manager, Content & Community (Elsevier)

Purpose:
The Content Marketing & Community Engagement Manager/Senior Manager possesses an understanding of the academic information and scholarly communication landscape and is comfortable being a part of our customers’ communities. Must be willing to engage with Elsevier’s customers in several ways: by writing for them, by listening to them, and by sharing their insights and connecting them with each other and with Elsevier. The ideal candidate is an experienced writer/editor/communicator, and has a passion for sourcing, creating, distributing and promoting engaging content that can be delivered via multiple media (i.e., online, social and print).

Reports directly to the Global Director of Content Marketing & Community Engagement, Academic & Government Markets in RAP

Planning

Create and lead content-driven, persona-based community engagement program, to include print and digital publications, websites, webinars/podcasts and social network channels.

Establish annual content and marketing strategy. Collaborate with colleagues to ensure plans reflect the overall business strategy and adhere to established budget.

Select members of and lead internal editorial board comprised of a balanced mix of stakeholders from across relevant company business units. With board’s input, establish an editorial calendar. Ensure content themes align with RAP’s overarching message priorities and match where audience’s and Elsevier’s interests/concerns intersect.

Establish and maintain a content calendar of activities and themes to support company and RAP product objectives.

Collaborate with RAP Product, Content and Regional Marketing colleagues to ensure available assets are used in product and regional marketing activities and vice versa.

Align branding of program within Elsevier Master Brand guidelines.

Take the communication planning lead, as appropriate, on additional content-driven programs initiated elsewhere in Elsevier where the program’s community is the primary target audience.

Content Development & Distribution

Develop storylines and write or edit content within established positioning priorities that align to business objectives, with the goal of educating, engaging or growing audience.

Develop compelling and appropriate formats, including print and digital. Employ other formats or technologies as needed to enhance community engagements.

Determine best content format and distribution channels to engage audience, and research new formats and channels to pilot or rollout.

Identify (online, at live events and via colleagues) and recruit contributors/subject matter experts, edit submissions or write original content that is technically accurate, informative, engaging and strategically delivered to the audience.

Manage program vehicles, platforms, social channels and feeds. Coordinate across RAP, Sales, S&T Books, STMJ Publishing, ERI, GAR, HS and Corp. Communication teams to ensure content and audience engagements are relevant, messages are integrated, and audience interactions are appropriately handled and/or escalated, as necessary.

Be an arbiter of global best practices in grammar, style, tone, language and usage, and ensure content addresses the audience’s perspective.

Contribute to and ensure content adheres to the Elsevier Style Guide, and that digital content is optimized for search.

Manage the content creation process for articles, infographics, newsletters, ebooklets, images, podcasts, webinars and other formats.

Lead in the hiring and supervising of freelance writers, copyeditors/proofreaders, designers, etc.

Oversee the printing and distribution of content artifacts, as well as the marketing of content and the program.

Audience & Market Engagement

Create and/or leverage content that engages directly with the audience, and with an eye toward growing awareness and measureable engagement.

Ensure that program content is audience-appropriate, strategically delivered, well received and utilized.

Manage promotional outreach to program subscribers. Work with various Elsevier colleagues on integrating promotional opportunities to drive content discoverability and/or to leverage content for use in other marketing or communication campaigns.

Play an active role by engaging directly with the audience through deployed channels to grow loyalty and advocacy. Work with stakeholders throughout Elsevier and at various levels to ensure proper communication of company strategy and themes.

Stay current with trends and issues of concern to target audience. Define and monitor a targeted list of audience groups (e.g., list servers, websites and social networks). Leverage market data and customer interactions to identify future content themes/topics/contributors or to recommend new channels to develop.

Perform periodic competitive audits of similar/complementary programs outside of Elsevier in order to track topic trends, inspire new content formats/channels to test or audience groups to engage.

Operational & Technical Management

Establish and maintain a process, including documented work flow and forms/templates, for requesting content, as well as maintaining the program’s digital presence.

Develop standards and best practices for content creation, Creative Commons licenses, distribution, maintenance, repurposing, archiving and retirement.

Work with Integrated Marketing to ensure internal subscriber and opt-in lists are of the highest quality, and are updated and maintained in a timely manner.

Maintain program website and post content. Make adjustments to the metadata on the program’s website as necessary. Tag site content for SEO. Periodically check site in multiple browsers to ensure functionality works properly. Report any necessary fixes and change requests to the Web Team or hosting vendor. Research, recommend and strategically implement various cost-effective tools and technology to ensure a rewarding website user experience.

Lead development efforts for websites as needed. Make changes to social platforms as required.

Manage external vendors such as copyeditors/proofreaders, designers, printers, freelance writers, website development and hosting companies, etc.

Collaborate with Integrated Marketing team on continual improvements to email deployments and to track/report message uptake.

Manage program activities according to budget.

Metrics, Analysis & Insights

Contribute to the development and maintenance of a meaningful RAP marketing metrics dashboard.

Track and report on monthly analytics of subscriptions, website/webinar/podcast metrics, social networks traffic/engagements, content consumption and audience sentiment, as available.

Monitor and promptly respond to social media conversations and website/email queries.

Understand data and analytics to gain insight from metrics to inform content offerings, program enhancements and/or marketing and promotional approaches. Share insights on a regular basis with key stakeholders.

Organizational context

Collaborate with Product Marketing (e.g., RAP, ERI, STMJ Publishing, S&T Books, Corporate Markets, Health Sciences), Sales, Global Academic Relations, Research & Academic Relations, Corporate Communication, Universal Access and other internal groups to create content that is relevant, insightful and valued by customer groups.

The job of the Content Marketing & Community Engagement Manager/Senior Manager is to clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media and formats to individuals or groups of Elsevier customers in a manner that engages them and helps them understand and retain the message. The role requires a combined journalistic and marketing mindset, with the most important aspect being to think “customer first.” In essence,

the CMCEM gathers stories about Elsevier customers and their needs and then shares or retells those stories in meaningful ways that lead to forming and sustaining satisfactory customer relationships.

Qualifications

Required qualifications

Degree plus proven journalism, communication, public relations, marketing or related experience (5+ years), preferably in a higher education or government environment; affinity with scientific research, information science or library science a plus

Superior English language written and oral communication skills, including mastery of various global writing styles and expertise in editing/proofreading; additional languages and/or international experience a plus

Demonstrated skills in writing and sourcing news and feature stories, particularly any that focus on scholarly information industry players, trends and issues; effective story crafting abilities using words, images and/or multimedia, with an innate understanding of how to connect with an audience

Exceptional editorial management and organizational skills; must be familiar with copyediting and proofreading symbols, as well as the Associated Press Stylebook, Chicago Manual of Style or similar

Experience in developing integrated communication strategies

Significant experience in managing and executing in communication channels, including subscription management, printing and distribution, website, social networks, social media monitoring and content syndication technologies

Knowledge of marketing practices, as well as SEO and SEM principles

A passion for working with web-based communications and social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.; having a social DNA (i.e., being comfortable in joining customer discussion groups and networks) is crucial to the role

Fluency with social media applications and social media monitoring platforms

Strong interpersonal and teamwork capabilities, with a proven ability to develop trust-based professional relationships both within and outside of the organization; multicultural awareness required

Able to efficiently manage schedules, multiple deadlines and tasks, to self-manage and to adapt strategies and tactics on the fly

Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Mature business acumen and judgment combined with a strong work ethic, sense of professionalism and personal integrity

Should enjoy and be skilled at data tracking and analysis, as well as translating analytics into actionable insights

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook)

Technical understanding of Photoshop, HTML editing, content management systems (Drupal), and web/social media publishing, syndication, and analytic tools

Travel required

To apply: https://careers.relx.com/careersection/3/jobdetail.ftl?job=729334&src=JB-11660

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National University User Engagement Librarian

National University Library is seeking a Librarian to Liaise with the School of Business Management! See details below for more information or click here to apply online:

https://ep.soar.cci.nu.edu/psp/nusepprd/EMPLOYEE/PSFT_NUSHRPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=5660&JO_CHOICE=S&PostingSeq=1

Job Title: Librarian, User Engagement
Job ID: 5660
Location: Spectrum Library
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About the Position
SUMMARY: As a member of the Library’s User Engagement department, serves as a liaison to assigned University School: provides library instruction, develops tutorials and learning materials under the direction of the Library Instruction & User Engagement Leads for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs. Liaisons support faculty research, program development, and program initiatives for student success and retention. Participates in collection development. Participates on team initiatives under the direction of the Associate Director, Library Instruction and User Engagement. Participates in operations of the Library Help Desk including answering reference and information queries from all library users (desk, phone, text, email, and online). Provides consultations as needed. Some evening and weekend hours required.

EXPERIENCE:

At least one (1) year of experience answering reference questions in person, and online through e-mail
At least one (1) year of experience providing library instruction for undergraduate and graduate level students
Experience working with adult learners
Documented experience in designing and developing information literacy-based library instruction including assessment of skills and learning outcomes
Experience in collaboration with individual faculty members on information literacy outcomes and library instruction
Experience and/or coursework on library instruction pedagogy
Experience with instructional design theory, trends, and technologies such as Camtasia/Captivate, course management systems, and related emerging technologies
Experience in using synchronous delivery systems for library instruction
Experience using data collection software for reporting instruction and reference transactions
A record of participation in professional associations
Experience with academic electronic resources, Integrated Library Systems (ILS), and Internet scholarly
Demonstration of student-centered service philosophy and experience working with a diverse population online and in person
Demonstrated team-building skills including the ability to motivate, develop and mentor others

EDUCATION:

Required: Masters of Library or Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program or international equivalent.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in a non-library/information science area as evidence of scholarly training and understanding of the U.S. university system; Coursework towards teaching credential or instructional design.

TRAVEL:

2% of time might include travel (outreach/library instruction at off-site locations)

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Research & Training Librarian, Fisher Phillips LLP

Fisher Phillips, a national employment and labor law firm, is seeking a Research & Training Librarian. The location of this position is flexible and may be located in one of the Firm’s West coast offices. With over 330 attorneys in 33 offices nationwide, our range of experience and expertise enables us to bring efficient and practical solutions to today’s labor and employment law problems. For more information about the firm, please visit us at our website at www.fisherphillips.com .

Position Summary

We are seeking a creative, resourceful and experienced professional librarian to conduct legal and business research in support of the firm’s clients. This position reports to the Director of Research & Knowledge Services.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conducts legal and non-legal research using print and online products, saving time and money by selecting the most cost-effective resources.
  • Monitors news/trends and prepares current awareness alerts for attorneys and practice groups on legal, business and industry developments.
  • Maintains multiple databases, including the online catalog, and contributes relevant materials to the document management system.
  • Provides training assistance to attorneys and paralegals in use of the firm’s library collection and commercial research database.
  • Prepares written orientation materials, bibliographies, and guides for library use.
  • Stays current and updates Library Director on new library services trends.
  • Available to attend local librarian events and conferences, upon request.
  • Willing to take on new tasks associated with emerging responsibilities as determined by the Director of Research & Knowledge Services.

Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum MLIS or MLS
  • 3-5 years of law firms of corporate library experience
  • Proficient in Lexis or Westlaw, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of general library practices and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Experience in teaching end users to effectively utilize print and online resources
  • Detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Preferred background with Labor & Employment resources

No relocation costs. Principals only; no calls please.

Fisher Phillips is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, military service obligations or other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Apply here: https://www.fisherphillips.com/careers-staff

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Instructional Services Librarian (full-time), Point Loma Nazarene University

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.

JOB SUMMARY

Ryan Library at Point Loma Nazarene University is seeking a candidate for a full-time, tenure-track Instructional Services Librarian faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

JOB STATUS

Time:

Full time

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PLNU is a vibrant Christian liberal arts university in the evangelical, Wesleyan tradition with an undergraduate and graduate student body of around 4000 including over 40% students of color.  PLNU seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the practice of teaching and scholarship.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

Ryan Library is a teaching library, serving primarily to support and supplement the curriculum offered at Point Loma Nazarene University. The Instructional Services Librarian is part of the Ryan Library team and is responsible for providing research assistance, information literacy instruction, outreach, and collection development for assigned academic and co-curricular departments. Ryan Library’s Instructional Services librarians teach information literacy as a component of the Writing Composition program and provide subject-specific research instruction to assigned academic departments.

Responsibilities

  • Provide research service assistance in-person and via chat, e-mail, and phone to students, faculty, and staff in the Library and beyond
  • Serve as departmental liaison for assigned academic departments
  • Provide course-related information literacy instruction, assignment design and assessment
  • Schedule and assign Writing Composition instruction sessions
  • Participate in assessment of the information literacy component of the General Education Learning Outcomes
  • Coordinate collection development in assigned academic areas
  • Supervise the Circulation Supervisor
  • Develop and coordinate Ryan Library’s digital projects
  • Develop online research guides for assigned academic and co-curricular departments
  • Serve on department and university committees
  • Attend workshops, continuing education programs, library conferences, and other professional development opportunities
  • Work on the Research Help Desk one evening per week and occasional Saturdays
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA accredited program
  • Teaching experience and a teaching credential are preferred
  • Experience supervising full time staff
  • Experience providing research services, information literacy instruction, and collection development in a library setting
  • Evidence of service to the profession

Philosophical

Thorough commitment to the concept of Christian liberal arts education. Desire to work in an evangelical institution in the Wesleyan tradition. Supportive of the religious and educational goals of the university and its sponsoring denomination.

Personal

Evidence of Christian commitment and active church involvement.

Physical Requirements

The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Vision to read documents, e-mail and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.

Special Instructions

Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of completing application, you will need the following documents to upload:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Personal Faith

To apply: https://pointloma.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PLNUCareers/job/San-Diego—Point-Loma/Instructional-Services-Librarian_R0000807-1?source=Indeed

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Librarian (full-time), University of St Augustine, San Marcos, CA

Responsible for management of all activities associated with the campus library including: supervising personnel, maintaining library resources, providing library services, and maintaining an appropriate environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Directs the activities of the library services desk.

* Triages all student and faculty requests

* Manages the library cash drawer, including assisting students with copying/printing transactions.

* Notifies students of outstanding fines.

* Provides reference and research assistance to students and faculty including; on-line database searches, inter-library loan services, library instruction.

* Proctors student exams according to campus needs and library proctoring policies

* Coordinates and facilitates loans with other campus libraries within the University.

* Trains and supervises Circulation Manager and student library monitors (where applicable)

* Maintains, updates, and supports library resources including; information management system, circulation / reserve services.

* Collection development for print resources, input in collection development of electronic resources.

* Catalogs materials and provides/maintains authority control.

* Upholds and enforces official library policies and procedures, including overdue items and late charges.

* Triages and provides technical support for problems with library technology such as printers, copiers, computers, etc.

* Orients new students to library services and collections.

* Meets regularly with other library staff on all campuses to suggest changes or report problems.

* Other duties as assigned.

External Requirements
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE:

* Masters in Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited University

* Two or more years of library experience, preferably in a health sciences library or in a health care environment, and including the use of library information management systems, cataloging, reference, online literature searching, acquisitions/collection development, serials management and library instruction.

* Supervisory experience.

* Excellent computer skills and the ability to new learn new software programs easily.

 

To apply:  https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=2601641&type=mail&partnerid=25502&siteid=5229

 

 

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Part-time Reference Librarian, University of San Diego

Job Title Part-time Reference Librarian
Location San Diego, CA, US
Organization Name Copley Library
Department Description
Brief Description
This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an assignment end date of July 30, 2017.

Copley Library seeks a part-time reference librarian to provide reference services to USD students, faculty, and staff.

Detailed Description
This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an assignment end date of July 30, 2017.

Copley Library seeks a part-time reference librarian to provide reference services to USD students, faculty, and staff. The part-time reference librarian will be responsible for providing both in-person and online reference assistance during assigned shifts at the reference services desk. This position reports directly to the Head of Reference Services.

Job Requirements
Qualifications

Minimum:

  • ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library Science.
  • Experience providing reference services in an academic library.
  • Experience teaching the effective use of online and print research resources.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience providing reference services via chat, email, text message, and other virtual methods.
  • Experience using the LibAnswers online reference services platform.

 

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

 

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.  Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

Additional Details
Salary: $21.00 per hour

 

Hours: This is an hourly position including up to 12 hours per week. Additional hours/shifts may be available depending on reference scheduling needs. 

Closing date: Open until filled

To apply please visit: https://usdebsprod.sandiego.edu/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&OAMC=R&p_svid=22456&p_spid=1080588

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