Thursday
Feb112016

Collection Management and Metadata Librarian (faculty) position at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

EMPLOYER: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
JOB TITLE: Collection Management and Metadata Librarian (faculty)
FLSA: Exempt
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Department Chair
DEPARTMENT: Information Science

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The Collection Management and Metadata Librarian is responsible for the acquisition, organization, and assessment of the library’s online, print, and other collections. As a faculty member in the Department of Information Science, perform all professional librarian duties including, but not limited to: reference desk, collection development, teaching, scholarly activities, and service.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please follow the instructions on this page to apply: https://careers.usciences.edu/postings/4982 Applications by email will not be accepted.

Thursday
Feb112016

Coordinator and Librarian, Humanities Collections, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries is looking for a creative, enthusiastic librarian to serve as Coordinator and Librarian for its Humanities Collections. The successful candidate will coordinate the collection development and management activities in the subject areas/departments designated as humanities at Penn. The Coordinator works with the Assistant Director of Collection Development & Analysis and, through participation on the Collection Development Council, with the four other coordinators on collections-related planning and policy. The position also assumes responsibility for subject liaison responsibilities in multiple humanities subjects.

To apply

To find more information on this position and submit your application, please visit http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/15518.

Wednesday
Feb032016

Temporary sabbatical replacement - Fall 2016, Bloomsburg University

Harvey A. Andruss Library, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, invites applications for a temporary, one-semester sabbatical replacement Reference Librarian for the fall 2016 semester. The successful applicant will participate in the Library’s instruction activities, provide on-call research assistance to patrons, participate in special projects, and serve as a liaison to the departments of Anthropology; English; Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences; Political Science; and Psychology. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Required: An ALA accredited Masters in Library/Information Sciences or its equivalent by August 19, 2016. Full details here: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bloomuedu/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1308928.

Application Process: A complete application includes a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications for the position, resume, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Submit application materials online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bloomuedu/default.cfm. For full consideration, apply by March 1, 2016. Position will remain open until filled.

Bloomsburg University is located in north central PA, approximately 2.5 hours’ drive to Philadelphia and 3 hours to NYC. Fast facts: http://www.bloomu.edu/documents/media/FastFacts.pdf.

Questions may be directed to the Search and Screen Committee Chair, Katie Yelinek, at kyelinek@bloomu.edu.

Tuesday
Feb022016

Collection Management and Metadata Librarian at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

EMPLOYER: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Collection Management and Metadata Librarian (faculty)

FLSA: Exempt

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Department Chair

DEPARTMENT: Information Science

________________________________________________________________________

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The Collection Management and Metadata Librarian is responsible for the acquisition, organization, and assessment of the library’s online, print, and other collections. As a faculty member in the Department of Information Science, perform all professional librarian duties including, but not limited to: reference desk, collection development, teaching, scholarly activities, and service.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate operations of the acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, and serials areas.
  • Participate in the selection of online resources and in associated contract negotiations.
  • Supervise, train, evaluate and assign tasks to two FTE technical services personnel.
  • Establish and assess services, policies, and practices for acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, and serials.
  • Administer the serials, books, cataloging and metadata, and bindery budgets.
  • Serve as the administrator for technical services functions of the library’s ILMS (integrated library management system).
  • Maintains and updates library’s knowledge base for journals and other resources.
  • Develops and implements cataloging and metadata policies and procedures and oversees the processing of monographs, serials, e-resources, and special collections materials.
  • Coordinate the collection development activities of the other Information Science faculty.
  • Lead the technical services area to identify areas for update and improvement of library services.
  • Teach information literacy classes, hold scheduled reference consultations, and serve at the reference desk.
  • Promote the University of the Sciences information literacy initiative as a departmental liaison.
  • Serve on various committees and taskforces as a non-tenure track voting member of the Faculty.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: · Three to five years of supervisory experience in a service environment. · Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program. · Experience in online cataloging and metadata systems and library technical services, including managing relationships with vendors. · Experience with ILMS, RDA, OCLC, LCSH, and LC classification.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

None

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Limited physical effort required.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please follow the instructions on this page to apply: https://careers.usciences.edu/postings/4982 Applications by email will not be accepted.

Tuesday
Jan262016

Library Technician – Access and Building Services, Dickinson College

Dickinson College Library seeks a detail oriented, customer service-driven individual to join our collaborative access services team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to: interact comfortably, effectively, and professionally with users and visitors of all types; complete work accurately in an environment of constant interruption; manage situations of a wide range of importance and challenge; maintain confidentiality; pay close attention to detail; and be flexible, creative, and adaptable to continuous change.

For a list of specific qualifications and to apply online to this staff position visit https://jobs.dickinson.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 5, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Dickinson is committed to diversity and we encourage candidates who will contribute to meeting that goal to apply. Applications and nominations of women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Friday
Jan222016

Library Assistant Position at Penn State Great Valley

Campus/Location: Penn State Great Valley
Date Announced:01/22/2016
Job Number: 61620
Work Unit: University Libraries
Department: Penn State Great Valley
Full/Part Time: Part–Time

DESCRIPTION:
Penn State Great Valley seeks a part-time Library Assistant to work at the Circulation/Information Desk. Duties to include circulation, shelving, and answering questions (including virtual reference service). Hours to be filled are: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. To apply for this position, please complete the online application, and, in addition, please upload a cover letter and resume at https://psu.jobs/job/61620

Wednesday
Jan202016

Librarian/Collection Development Coordinator position at Messiah College

The Murray Library at Messiah College (Mechanicsburg, PA) announces an opening for the full time position of Librarian/Collection Development Coordinator. For more information about this position and to apply now: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/7757

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for providing efficient and effective operations of the library including library instruction, collection development, liaising with academic departments, reference services, scholarship, professional development, and institutional service. This position also oversees all aspects of library resource management—budgets, collections, supervision of acquisitions and interlibrary loan departments, and overall library assessment efforts.

Qualifications: Education and experience required includes an MLS degree as well as a minimum of three years of professional library experience.

Other requirements include: Communication and interpersonal skills; familiarity with Dewey and LC classification, MARC formats, AACR2, online cataloging, basic reference tools, database searching; teaching skills; ability to create good working relationships with faculty and students; working knowledge of statistics; experience with spreadsheets; MS Access and MS Excel experience preferred. Murray Library: The purpose of Murray Library is, first, to participate creatively and responsibly in the larger enterprise of librarianship-to select, acquire, catalog, preserve, circulate, provide access to, instruct in the use of, and selectively deaccession-that portion of the accumulated knowledge of humankind appropriate to our institution (as outlined in the Library's Collection Development Policy) and within the constraints of our financial resources. Second, we exist to share significantly in meeting Messiah College's College-Wide Educational Objectives by providing appropriate collections, services, and instruction, and by maintaining a facility and environment conducive to learning. We also endeavor to meet responsibly the information needs of college administration, faculty, staff, and community readers. For additional information about the Murray Library, please see: http://www.messiah.edu/info/21167/library_services/1893/mission_statement

Starting Date for Position: August 1, 2016

Applications: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about this position and to apply now: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/7757

Tuesday
Jan192016

Information Literacy Librarian at Misericordia University

Full-time, 12 month position

Requirements:

A Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited school is required. Experience in an academic library setting is preferred. Knowledge with accepted reference practices such as conducting a reference interview and familiarity with general reference resources into print and online resources as well as experience and familiarity with searching library databases are required. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to use web-based instructional tools and other Web 2.0 resources. The ability to create library instruction materials that assist in teaching information literacy principles to students with such programs as Camtasia, LibGuides and Blackboard as well as the ability to use online instruction and web based tutorials are required. The successful candidate will participate professionally in local, state, and national consortia in matters relating to reference services currently offered or proposed in the field. Computer proficiency and experience with the Internet and basic computer software programs in a Windows environment, including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations, as well as knowledge of integrated library systems, such as Sirsi, and online instruction and web based tutorial programs, such as Camtasia, LibGuides and Blackboard, are essential. Rotating night and weekend hours will be required.

The full job description is available at: http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=1459

For more information, please e-mail Human Resources at hr@misericordia.edu

To apply, please go to: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15046201&t=1