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City of Fort Worth Library Director
Library Director – City of Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas, the City of Cowboys and Culture, is home to more than 812,000 residents and the county seat of Tarrant County. It is the 16th largest city in the US and the fifth largest city in Texas. Recognized as one of the fastest growing areas of the country in 2011, Fort Worth was voted one of America’s Most Livable Communities in 2010 and was named by the National Civic League as an All-American City for the third time in 2011. In 2015, Fort Worth was ranked the 12th most diverse city in the nation by WalletHub.
The Fort Worth Library System has 16 locations, 212 FTEs, and an annual budget of $20.4 million. The Library is a city department under the administration of the City Manager, through an Assistant City Manager. It also operates under the guidance of a council-appointed Library Advisory Board and is supported by the Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library, Inc. as well as The Fort Worth Public Library Foundation. The Library Director directly supervises two Assistant Directors.
This position requires a master’s degree from an accredited college or university and eight (8) years of progressively responsible management and administrative experience, including four (4) years serving at an executive management level. Public library experience is highly desired. A master’s degree from an ALA-accredited college or university with major coursework in Library Science and Information is preferred.
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Katie Corder, Senior Vice President
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Subject: Utah Geological Survey Librarian – Part Time
Job title: Utah Geological Survey Librarian
Job #: 10494
Application process closes: 11/30/16
Subject: Payson City LIbrary Director Job Announcement
Payson City Job Announcement
Opening Date: November 10, 2016
Closing Date: November 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)
DUTIES: Under the broad policy guidance and direction of the Recreation Director, performs professional and administrative duties in planning, developing, implementing and directing public library services for the Payson City Library. Oversees the day-to-day operations of the library.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: A Master’s degree in library science is preferred.
Experience: Five years progressively responsible related work experience with at least three years in a supervisory/administrative capacity. Any other satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above.
Licenses/Certifications: Certified Public Library Administrators certificate preferred.
SALARY: $29.46 to $44.14 per hour. Also includes a comprehensive benefits package.
SCHEDULE: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
APPLICATIONS: Those interested in applying should submit a Payson City Application, resume, and five professional references via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time) on November 28, 2016. ONLY THE INFORMATION ON OR ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION WILL BE USED FOR SCREENING PURPOSES. All applications and resumes are classified private and will be held confidential. To obtain a Payson City Application please go to https://paysonutah.org/city-
QUESTIONS: If you have additional questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at
PAYSON CITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYE
GENERAL PURPOSEPerforms a variety of professional and administrative duties in planning, implementing and directing public library services.
Works under the broad policy guidance and direction from the Library Board. Operates under the fiscal supervision of the City Administrator. Provides general guidance and direction to Assistant Librarian(s), clerks, and volunteer workers.
Supervises department personnel; hires and trains employees; assigns and monitors work; evaluates performance; disciplines employees as necessary; recruits and trains volunteers; monitors volunteer effectiveness.
Administers board policies; makes policy recommendations to board; provides staff support and information to board; evaluates library services and makes recommendations for improvements.
Assists Finance Director in preparing budget and submits it to Library Board for approval; monitors and approves expenditures as directed by the Library Board; administers gifts and federal monies; administers the receipt of money collected for fines, fees, copies, interlibrary loans, etc.
Manages acquisitions and collection development; directs the selection of all books and other materials selected for purchase; directs and performs the cataloging of the library collection; evaluates collection for weeding, discard, delete and obsolete material; orders and processes new materials.
Coordinates public relations and publicity for library services and programs; works with elected officials, school officials, civic organizations and State Library staff to develop programs and resolve problems; makes presentations to civic groups; schedules and conducts library tours and instructional classes.
Develops specialty programs for children, young adult and adult readers; schedules, publicizes and promotes activities targeting specific patron groups and interests; provides book delivery service to homebound patrons; manages inter-library loan processes and requests.
Develops and implements fundraising strategies; prepares grant applications; develops programs targeting the collection of donations and other philanthropic contributions for the maintenance and expansion of library services.
Manages library computer system to ensure timely processing of reports and related management documents; oversees network operations and assures proper function of system peripherals, i.e., printers, monitors, scanners, etc.; manages the input of circulation data; trains staff in use of computer system.
Directs and performs complete circulation duties; checks books and materials in and out, assures proper sensitizing or desensitizing of coded information; verifies proper bar-codes, checks for damaged materials; operates computer to enter and update patron records; identifies patron status in relation to obligations, i.e., fines, and communicates the same to patrons; follows Library established guidelines in allowing waiver of fines; issues library cards; operates computer to delete items from the collections.
Performs more complex public service functions related to reference; receives and responds to detailed reference questions; utilizes all reference avenues of the library in searching and locating information andselection materials; recommends materials to patrons; initiates actions such as placing holds, calling on loans, etc.; provide simple training to patrons in use of computer to locate collection materials via internet, library searches, etc.
Attends various local and regional meetings; participates in workshops; participates in library conferences, locally and nationally.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The Department of Heritage & Arts, Utah Division of State History is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian to assist with the operation of the Utah History Research Center. This recruitment is open to the public and will close on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. To apply for this position please visit http://statejobs.utah.gov/
The Utah Division of State History is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian to assist with the operation of the Utah History Research Center. The Reference Librarian will be responsible for providing research assistance to digital customers, email, telephone, and walk in customers. This work includes providing instruction on how to use the public access catalog and other web based research tools, assisting with the completion of photo orders, pulling and refilling of collection materials, providing tours, giving presentations, creating resource guides, maintaining inventory lists, tracking statistics, handling small cash deposits, and keeping the Research Center and its equipment clean and in good working order.
This is a wonderful part-time opportunity, approximately 20 hours a week. It is “time limited” with an end date of December 30, 2018.
Knowledge of Utah and Western History
Ability to create strategies so research can be conducted effectively and efficiently
Understanding of the importance of security and special handling for rare and fragile books, manuscripts, and photographs
Ability to use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions
Knowledge of American Library practices and theories
Knowledge of libraries and their utilization methods to include categorization/classification methods and how to store and retrieve books, documents and materials
Ability to follow a given rule or set of rules in order to arrange things or actions in a certain order
Familiar with photo scanning software.
Ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and effectively
Principles, practices and procedures of an office environment
MLS degree or equivalent library experience
And/or history related degree
Weber State University
Coordinator, Circulation & Stacks Services
Reposted with changes
The Weber State University Stewart Library seeks a full-time evening/weekend library staff position with the following responsibilities:
-Individual will provide service to library patrons by facilitating and monitoring the circulation and usage of Library collections.
-Oversee the management of Circulation and ILL/Media/Reserve services during evening hours.
-Oversee shelving of library collections in open and closed stacks. This will also include moving stacks of books from one location to another within the library.
-Oversee, coordinate, and manage all stacks maintenance issues, including erection and disassembling of shelving in all areas of the library.
-Coordinate and oversee the ongoing, systematic inventory of library collections.
-Responsible for securing the building at closing and serves as the Evening Safety Coordinator.
-Provide regularly scheduled patron assistance at the Circulation Services desk.
-Train, supervise, and evaluate Circulation Services evening staff and student assistants.
-Associate’s Degree or equivalent
-Relevant library experience
-Customer Service experience
-Experience working in a team-oriented work environment
-Experience with an integrated library system
-Must have or be eligible to obtain a valid Utah Driver’s License
-The chosen applicant must pass the WSU/Utah driver’s certification
-Basic computer literacy including word processing, spreadsheets, web browsing, and other computer applications
-Experience using a circulation module of an Integrated Library System
-Experience using an inventory module of an Integrated Library System
-Ability to solve problems in an effective and professional manner, and to be flexible in problem resolution
-Ability to prioritize and organize work in a multitask environment
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
Salary, Benefits & Hours:
This is a full-time, 12 month staff position with a generous benefits package and a minimum starting salary of $29,500. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 3 pm to 11:30 pm and Sundays, 1 pm to 9:30 pm. Summer semester and intercession schedules will vary depending on closing hours.
To apply, please complete the online staff application and attach a current resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants should address their experience with both the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter and/or resume.
Screening of applications will begin October 17, 2016. Position will remain open until filled. Direct Link: jobs.weber.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61661
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment
To learn more about the Stewart Library and Weber State University, please visit our web sites: library.weber.edu and weber.edu. For additional information, contact Joan Hubbard, University Librarian, email@example.com.
Weber State University is a comprehensive university founded in 1889. The core values of WSU are Access, Community and Learning. The university provides lifelong learning opportunities for a diverse spectrum of learners on the main campus in Ogden, at a campus in neighboring Davis County, through Internet-based WSU Online, and outreach efforts throughout the Intermountain West. Over 26,000 students are enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees in business, education, health professions, technology, and the liberal arts and sciences. The university is located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City on the western slopes of the Wasatch Mountains. The area offers extensive cultural, educational, and year-round outdoor recreation experiences. For further information about Weber State University, browse www.weber.edu
WSU is committed to excellence in the employment of faculty and staff. The university is an equal employment opportunity employer providing opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or marital status. As an affirmative action employer, we encourage application from women and minorities.
The Utah State Law Library seeks qualified applicants for its Reference Librarian position. Those who are interested in access to justice issues and enjoy working with the public are especially encouraged to apply.
Part-Time – Faculty Position
Duties and Responsibilities
As part of the library team, duties will include reference work, and online instruction.
- Provides reference service for all library patrons, particularly undergraduate researchers, in person and digitally, during evening and weekend coverage.
- Teaches online sections of LIB 1010, a one-credit required general education course in information literacy.
- Supports the library web presence with the development of Research Guides and tutorials as assigned.
- Assists in cataloging material, as assigned.
- Assists in library operations such as opening or closing, as needed
- Participates in professional development and training opportunities as assigned.
- Other duties as appropriate and assigned.
- A strong commitment to customer service.
- Familiarity and ease with current technology.
- Knowledge of reference and research practices, including print and online resources in a wide variety of subject areas.
- Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- Ability to take initiative and prioritize projects in areas of assigned responsibility.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Willingness to work flexible hours, as assigned. Evening and weekend hours will be required.
- Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA Accredited institution.
- Three years’ experience in libraries.
- Experience with online instruction.
Terms of Contract: Part-time, non-tenure track faculty position, 20-28 hours per week, scheduled to meet needs during academic terms. No benefits.
Application Procedures: Application reviewed begins 8/2, open until filled. Submit a Dixie State University application, cover letter, and resume/CV to: Tracey O’Kelly, Dixie State University Library, 225 South 700 East, St. George, UT 84770. For more information please call (435) 652-7510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
About Dixie State University: Dixie State University is a state-supported institution with two interdependent tiers. Dixie State University offers associate degrees and certificate programs and also offers baccalaureate degrees in high demand areas and in core or foundational areas consistent with four year colleges; the enrollment is over 7,000 students. Dixie State University’s mission is to help students achieve their academic, career, and life goals, including goals related to basic skills, core content knowledge and knowledge that broadens and enriches students’ lives. With a lower-division, open-door admission policy, the University welcomes students, young and old, who represent diverse educational, ethnic, national, and economic backgrounds.
St. George, home of Dixie State University, is located 300 miles south of Salt Lake City and 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. With a population of 125,000, St. George is a tourist attraction because of its proximity to such scenic wonders as Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon National Parks, Cedar Breaks, the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments, and Lakes Powell and Mead.
Librarian – Outreach and Patron Services – Utah Valley University
|Job Posting Number||JPF24816|
|UVU Title||Librarian – Outreach and Patron Services|
|Job Open Date||08/08/2016|
|Job Close Date||09/06/2016|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Pay Range||$41,804 to $55,739 annually|
|Benefits||Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.|
|Summary of Duties||Under the direction of the Assistant Library Director – Public Services, manages the Patron Services Department and oversees library outreach programs. Provides professional reference service to students and faculty from a variety of educational backgrounds, conducts information literacy instruction sessions to diverse populations, oversees collection development and faculty liaison role for assigned areas, and performs a variety of other professional tasks including but not limited to library representation on regional or university committees or task forces.|
|Minimum Qualifications||Graduation from an accredited ALA library college or university with a master’s of Library Science degree is required. Additional graduate study and/or professional experience in library science or related fields and computer-related library operations helpful.|
|Preferred Qualifications||At least two years of supervisory experience is preferred.|
|Knowledge||Knowledge of current library and educational trends.
Knowledge of the use and content of reference sources as well as ability to match a wide variety of user needs with appropriate resources.
Knowledge of methods in the evaluation and selection of print and non-print sources.
Knowledge of library patron service operations, such as reserve, equipment, delivery and inter-library loan.
|Skills||Proficiency in the use of computers, peripherals, and software applications, such as the Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to assist patrons with their use.|
|Abilities||Ability to supervise and lead employees in a productive, highly-visible, and innovative service area.
Ability to coordinate library services with other departments at branch campus libraries.
Ability to develop new ideas and contribute to library improvements and outreach efforts.
Ability to be self-directed and meet deadlines.
Ability to provide formal instruction in a variety of settings based on information literacy theories.
Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work flexibly and creatively with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System
Main branch is in Elko but the Library System serves 10 library locations in three counties in Nevada
Under general and policy direction of the Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library Systems Board of Trustees, serves as executive director of the library system pursuant to the Library System Board of Trustees by-laws and Nevada Revised Statute.
The Library Director functions as the department head of the Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System. The incumbent is an “at-will” employee serving at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees.
The Library Director:
- Assumes full management responsibility for all library services and activities including program development, materials acquisition, and general administration.
- Manages the development and implementation of the Library’s goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each service area; establishes, within Elko-Lander-Eureka County policies, appropriate services, and staffing levels; allocates resources accordingly.
- Represents the Library to other county departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; explains, justifies, and defends Library programs, policies, and activities; negotiates and resolves sensitive, significant, and controversial issues.
- Provides leadership to employ and develop high performance professional and support staff.
- Manages and participates in the development and administration of the library system budget; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; within Elko-Lander-Eureka County policy, directs the monitoring and approval of expenditures; directs the preparation and implementation of budgetary adjustments as necessary; prepares grants and actively seeks alternative funding.
- Coordinates Library building projects; manages building and physical maintenance of all County owned, leased, and occupied properties in conjunction with the appropriate entity Public Works Department.
- Oversees all Library publicity and promotion, including but not limited to, press releases, newsletters, public service announcements, bulletins, articles, radio spots, and TV interviews.
- Participates on a variety of boards and commissions; attends and participates in professional group meetings; keep staff abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of Library and information services.
Education and Experience
- Master of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program (or in the process of obtaining a Master’s).
- Minimum of five years full time professional library experience, with a demonstrated increase in responsibilities and at least three years in a supervisory or management capacity.
- Must have valid Nevada drivers’ license or be able to obtain one if appointed.
Ideal Candidate Profile:
The Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library Board of Trustees is seeking applicants with:
- Appreciation of cultural diversity and economic underpinnings of a rural Northeastern Nevada Community.
- Visionary goals for future success of the Library System.
- Successful experience as a library advocate.
Applicants are required to submit the following:
- Letter of Introduction,
- Completed Elko County employment application available at www.elkocountynv.net.
- Copy of transcripts, and
- Three professional references,
to Jeanne Greene at email@example.com. All information must be received by 5:00 p.m. onJuly 8, 2016. If you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process, contact Jeanne Greene at (775) 887-2240.
It is important to note that this recruitment will be handled in accordance with Nevada’s Open Meeting Law. Applicant finalists will be interviewed by the Library Board in an open meeting. Elko County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information regarding Elko County, please visitwww.elkocountynv.net and www.elkocountylibrary.org.
Subject: Job Posting – BioFire Diagnostics
The Quality Document Librarian will reorganize, promote and disseminate Quality Assurance documents and resources to meet the diverse needs of the company. Build a sustainable process for classifying and storing new documents as they arrive into the company archives. Work with company-wide teams to build consensus on document organization. Produce written documentation that describes the organizational structure of the resources. Work with software teams to develop tools that support independent discovery, learning and encourage document reuse and evaluation. Develop tools for Quality Assurance to find data during inspections and audits. Understand and manage the risk associated with reorganizing an important set of company assets.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science. Related industry work experience. Willing to work to a deadline and meet project objectives. Team working and management skills a must.
Assessment of resources and library users’ needs. Presentation and verbal communication skills. Confident, articulate and teamwork oriented individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.Strong IT skills and familiarity with the use of databases and the internet required.
Utah State University Libraries seek a creative and service-oriented librarian to join the Reference & Instruction Department for a one-year temporary position. We welcome talented librarians with diverse skills and approaches to their work. We are seeking applicants who welcome a dynamic, collaborative environment with an opportunity to have a strong impact on student learning. The position is a non-tenure track, faculty appointment, reporting to the Head of Reference & Instruction.
Primary responsibilities are to provide innovative reference services, provide information literacy instruction for English composition courses for both on campus and online classes, and serve as a subject liaison with one or more academic departments. The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues to design instructional initiatives, assessment methods, and online resources. Subject liaison duties include developing course-integrated instruction, providing outreach and promotion of library collections and services to faculty and students, and developing print and digital collections. Reference services include individual consultations and research help, as well as contributing to other projects. The successful candidate will contribute to the planning, development and assessment of departmental and library-wide resources and services.
Utah State University offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical and dental, with a retirement contribution by the University, and 22 days/year vacation.
- Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program by summer 2016
- Interest in library instruction and information literacy
- Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
- Course work or experience with information literacy instruction
- Knowledge of best practices and current trends in information literacy education and effective teaching methods
- Familiarity with applying emerging technologies for information and instructional services
- Experience in an academic library
Access Services Librarian John F. Reed Library Fort Lewis College Durango, Colorado
Position Summary: The Access Services Librarian, an exempt staff position, is responsible for managing the onsite Circulation, Course Reserve, and Stacks Management aspects of the Reed Library to support the evolving information, research, and library facility needs of Fort Lewis College students, faculty, and staff and the surrounding community. The Access Services Librarian leads a work group consisting of three Library Technicians (full-time classified staff) and 15-20 student employees. The Fort Lewis College integrated library system (ILS) is part of the Marmot Library Network, which includes a shared catalog. The Access Services Librarian oversees the circulation and reserve modules of III Sierra, including patron records, Banner data loads, circulation records, missing/lost items, billing, course reserve, loan rules, notices, and reports. The Access Services Department is charged with delivering front desk coverage for all hours the library is open as well as managing the physical collections. The Access Services Librarian may be called upon to resolve patron service difficulties (account eligibility and registration, assessing fees for damaged and lost items, negotiating payment of fines and fees, etc.). The department is responsible for generating data to be used as a strategic tool, including research and reports as needed.
The Access Services Librarian shares duties with other librarians such as acting as a liaison to assigned academic departments, performing collection development in specific subjects, delivering information literacy instruction for Composition classes and bibliographic instruction for assigned departments, and providing reference service (in person, chat, and email). Regular evening and weekend shifts may be required. Under the direction of the Library Director, all librarians participate in shared–governance groups such as Librarians Council and Budget Team. The Access Services Librarian leads the Space Team which has responsibility for configuring the library’s stacks and study areas to best meet the needs of FLC students, participates in the Marmot Library Network Access Services Committee, and represents the department and the library on other campus and consortial committees as assigned.
The Reed Library is an active and highly collaborative environment. This position actively collaborates with partners inside and beyond the library, including:
Marmot libraries on circulation issues
Instruction / Reference Librarian on Outreach activities
Technical Services Librarian on ILS Collection Management Librarian on stacks / collections and replacements
Resource Sharing / Reciprocal Borrowing on circulation issues
Branch libraries on circulation and stacks
Faculty members regarding Course Reserve and Faculty Delivery
M.L.S. / M.L.I.S. from an ALA accredited institution.
At least two years academic library experience in a professional position.
Ability to provide leadership in a team environment while developing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships with department staff and student workers.
Significant supervisory experience, including hiring, training, and evaluating staff and student employees.
Experience providing reference service and library instruction in an academic library.
Experience in academic library collection development.
Proven record of working both independently and collaboratively.
Ability to respond effectively to changing needs and competing priorities showing initiative, flexibility, and a desire for process improvement.
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and implement projects and programs in a technology rich environment and to critically assess their effectiveness.
Enthusiasm for seeking and managing change to fulfill the library’s role in supporting the college mission.
Capacity to thrive in a dynamic environment, ability to quickly learn new skills.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
Commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment and workplace and an ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Experience in the Innovative Interfaces Inc. (III) library systems, particularly Sierra.
Experience managing circulation, reserve, and stacks management services in an academic library.
Experience working in a multi-library consortial environment.
Experience conducting formal assessment of library services and facilities.
Budgeting and project management experience.
Knowledge of trends and issues in access services and related technologies.
This is a full-time (40-hour week), 12-month, exempt staff position. Salary is $50,000 and includes a full benefits: https://www.fortlewis.edu/humanresources/EmployeeBenefits/ExemptStaffBenefits.aspx.
Process Electronically submit the following in PDF format: 1. A letter of interest that addresses the required, preferred qualifications and responsibilities 2. Resume 3. Contact information of three current, professional references
Email materials to Martha Talman firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications received by June 13, 2016 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.
Equal Opportunity Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or veteran status. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. People from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. About Fort Lewis College and Durango Fort Lewis College is Colorado’s public liberal arts college, offering baccalaureate degree programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences as well as professional programs in applied sciences, teacher education, and business administration. The college has a diverse student body with an enrollment of about 4,000 from 46 states and 10 nations, 20% Native American, and 8% Hispano. The campus is located on a mesa top at the foothills of the San Juan Mountains as it converges with the desert Southwest. The College contributes directly to the cultural and economic vitality of the area. Durango is the hub of Southwestern Colorado, situated in a beautiful mountain valley with nearby peaks reaching 14,000+ feet. A mild four-season climate allows numerous opportunities for skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, etc. With an area population of 45,000, Durango is cosmopolitan for its size and is served by major airlines with direct connections to Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas. It is 3.5 hours driving distance from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: Apr 20, 2016
Job Title: Digital Inclusion Fellow, Full-Time (Temporary)
Function: Public/Social Benefit
Location: Salt Lake City
Compensation: $35,000 annual stipend with full benefits
FLSA Status: Exempt
Closing Date: May 13, 2016
The Digital Inclusion Fellowship is a one-year program that will recruit emerging leaders from digitally divided communities to work towards increasing digital literacy and broadband adoption in their cities. This group of leaders will be trained on best practices of digital inclusion work and community mobilization. Fellows will participate as a cohort nationally in trainings, attend local and national events, and serve as advocates for digital inclusion. Each Fellow will work with a local City Host organization to address local barriers to digital inclusion.
The Salt Lake City Public Library seeks a Digital Inclusion Fellow who will be responsible for expanding the scope and impact of adult digital literacy programming. This effort may involve: carrying out needs assessments; identifying, adapting or developing curriculum to suit community needs; developing new service locations; expanding digital literacy offerings in terms of frequency, location, or language; localizing, recruiting, training, and managing volunteers; training staff; developing and deploying outreach strategies to recruit participants; providing digital literacy training and tutoring to adults; developing partnerships; working with partners to coordinate and leverage resources; as well as performing additional duties as identified by NTEN and the Salt Lake City Public Library. The Fellow will be responsible for project planning, monitoring, and reporting.
The Digital Inclusion Fellow will accomplish this project while working with local communities and digital inclusion stakeholders, sharing best practices, and generating a dialogue around digital inclusion.
This is a full-time, exempt position, based in Salt Lake City, UT with a $35,000 annual stipend with full benefits.
• Generate detailed project plan and timeline in coordination with City Host
• Determine resources (human, financial, etc.) necessary to implement project
• Ensure project is being implemented on time and within budget
• Report on project deliverables and indicators to NTEN
• Lead integration of digital inclusion work with other City Host programs
External Relations/Partnership Building
• Contribute to coordinating local digital inclusion efforts by engaging in community outreach, working with community leaders, and cultivating relationships with local digital inclusion actors
• Serve as a compelling spokesperson for digital inclusion as a means to social justice
• Represent City Host at community events and meetings, building partnerships where appropriate
• Share success stories through blog posts, speaking engagements, and/or webinars
• Develop and deliver digital literacy training to adult learners
• Develop and deliver training for volunteer instructors
• Local resident of Salt Lake City, UT
• 5–7 years of relevant professional experience
• An understanding of the local nonprofit landscape and community leaders
• Experience working with adult learners
• Demonstrated commitment to and service with your community required
• Experience working with a distributed/virtual team
• Excellent organizational skills and good attention to detail
• Cultural competency and experience in traditionally digitally divided communities
• Great communication and presentation skills
• Self-motivated, creative, responsible
• Proficient with office technologies including word processing and presentation software and cloud services for email and document management
• Spanish language skills preferred
Fellows will work from the Salt Lake City Public Library offices. Online participation with the Fellowship cohort for regular group communication is required, as well as some travel for trainings and professional development opportunities.
The Salt Lake City Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
About the Salt Lake City Public Library
The City Library is a dynamic civic resource that promotes free and open access to information, materials and services to all members of the community to advance knowledge, foster creativity, encourage the exchange of ideas, build community and enhance the quality of life.
How to Apply
Please email a cover letter, résumé, and two references in the body of your email (no attachments) to FellowApps@nten.org with “Salt Lake City Public Library FELLOW APPLICATION” in the Subject line. No telephone inquiries please.
Your cover letter should address:
1. your specific interest in the Digital Inclusion Fellowship
2. your specific interest in working for Salt Lake City Public Library
3. your experience working directly with local communities.
Applications will close on May 13, 2016. Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled as they are submitted, even before the May 13. You may apply for multiple Fellow positions. The full list of job postings is available here.
– See more at: http://www.slcpl.org/jobs/view/132#sthash.mUvqu70W.dpuf
Digital Archivist Needed
Western Governors University
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY
The WGU Digital Archivist is responsible for collecting, organizing, cataloging and maintaining the university’s important documents and records. The primary accountabilities of this position will be establishing a digital storage and retrieval system, working with all WGU departments to collect and preserve key documentation and records, and ensuring that the archives and updated, maintained, and accessible to university faculty and staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
_Researching and implementing a searchable digital archiving system that will meet the university’s needs efficiently and cost effectively.
– Defining criteria for which materials should be archived.
– Working across university departments to collect key records and documents (including photographs and video) for archiving.
– Developing an effective method for sorting and cataloging records and documents.
– Writing and implementing a process for collecting and maintaining archives to ensure that they are up to date.
– Training other staff members to use the archive.
– Ensuring that WGU’s system is up to date and meets all regulatory requirements.
EXEMPLAR PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS (final measures defined in relation to strategic media plan)
– Development and/or acquisition of a searchable, user-friendly online archive.
– Effective management of record and document collection process.
– Development of logical sorting and cataloging of archives.
– Effective user training.
– Maintenance of the archive, ensuring that it is up to date.
– Compliance with applicable regulations.
– Knowledge of digital archiving processes and systems.
– Understanding of document management.
– Strong interpersonal skills.
– Excellent written and oral communication skills.
– Ability to work across departments and with staff at all levels.
– Ability to accomplish goals with minimal supervision.
Ability to work independently, conceptualize projects and manage multiple priorities.
Ability to engage and manage outside vendors
Ability to understand and interpret information accurately.
Ability to communicate accurately and concisely.
Ability to influence others positively.
Demonstrated skill and ability in archiving and library science.
Demonstrated skill and ability in the effective use of equipment, computers and other resources for completion of projects.
Self-direction and reliability.
Outstanding writing skills.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and customer service skills.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in library science, archiving, records management, documentation, or the equivalent.
Preferred 3 to 5 years of experience in library science, records management, documentation, or related field, including internships. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience is acceptable.
Knowledge of digital archiving systems and vendors.
Years Of Experience:
2+ to 5 Years
Level of Education:
4 Year Degree
Qualified applicants can send resumes directly to:
Training Development Specialist Position Announcement
The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library invites applications for a Training Development Specialist for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO). The Training Development Specialist is responsible for developing, teaching and supporting classes in a variety of formats on NLM resources throughout the United States. This is a career-line (non-tenure track) faculty appointment, reporting to the Assistant Director of the NTO.
To apply please go to the University’s Careers page. Look for the position titled “Training Development Specialist.” Apply online at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
Salt Lake City Public Library – Executive Director
Salt Lake City Public Library seeks an energetic, community-engaging leader and outstanding motivator to be the next Executive Director.
Salt Lake City is a growing, vibrant, and diverse community. The area is home to over two million residents and will grow by 60% in the next 30 years. The city has a rich cultural climate and is surrounded by countless recreational activities, making it a top tourist destination and fantastic place to call home. Salt Lake City enjoys pleasant, temperate weather year-round, free of humidity and temperature extremes. Whatever your taste, whatever your style, whatever your season, whatever your passion, whatever your idea of fun, Salt Lake City is the city where you will find your niche.
If you are interested in the becoming the next Executive Director, please visit our website atwww.slcpl.org/directorsearch.
Digital Metadata Librarian at Mountain West Digital Library
Mountain West Digital Library Digital Metadata Librarian
Full consideration date extended to April 8, 2016
The Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) seeks an energetic, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Digital Metadata Librarian. This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative and enthusiastic colleagues who are dedicated to building services for digital libraries and archives. Hosted at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, along with the rest of the MWDL staff, this position serves the Mountain West region as a key part of the MWDL Service Hub for the Digital Public Library of America, which aggregates metadata from partnering libraries, museums, and archives in six states for sharing both regionally via the MWDL portal athttp://mwdl.org/ and nationally via the DPLA portal at http://dp.la/.
MWDL provides a search portal for digital materials in a variety of formats, including photographs, maps, artworks, videos, animations, oral histories, pioneer diaries, finding aids, scholarly publications, teaching presentations, vital records, government publications, and sounds of the West. Partners include academic libraries, public libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, and government agencies. The partners collaborate to establish interoperability standards for metadata and online harvesting and to share expertise and resources via a regional hub system of 19 repositories.
This is a three-quarters-time non-tenure-track career-line faculty position funded for a minimum of one year. Preferred consideration will be given to all applications received by Friday, April 8, 2016.
For more information or to apply, go to https://utah.peopleadmin.com/
Subject: Children’s Library Assistant – Grand County Public Library
Organization: Grand County Public Library, Moab, UT
Job Title: Children’s Library Assistant
Job Type: Full Time
Applications accepted by Grand County Human Resources until 12 PM on Monday, April 4.
For a full job description and a link to application materials: http://www.grandcountyutah.
Under the direction of the Head of Children/Teen Services, the Children’s Library Assistant performs duties relevant to daily operations of the Children’s Library. The Children’s Library Assistant will be responsible for checking materials in/out, answering phones, directing patrons to sources of information, issuing new library cards, maintaining confidential patron records, shelving returned items, collecting fines and fees, maintaining the organization and appearance of library collections, processing new acquisitions, implementing programs for the children and teens (occasionally off-site), and other duties as assigned. Additional primary duties may include copy cataloging, overdue notifications, collection development/ordering for the children and teen sections of the library and/or administrative assistance. The Children’s Library Assistant may also work at the Information or Circulations Desk as needed.
Adult Services Senior Librarian
Performs a variety of full performance, professional library duties as needed to expedite the delivery of public library services.
Master of Library Science degree and two(2) years of experience performing above or related duties; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Or Librarian, bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience performing above related duties. Integrated Library (ILS) Systems Administration experience strongly preferred.
TO APPLY Complete an American Fork employment application by going to https://ut-americanfork.
Open until March 25, 2016 or until filled
Job Description: PT Archivist Post:
Use of standard office equipment, such as printers and scanners, as well as some use of basic image and database software, to capture and store documents and other historical materials.