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UVU Reference Librarian

UVU Title Librarian
Working Title Librarian – Weekend Reference, Part-time Temporary
Department 2EC-Library
Job Open Date 01/27/2017
Screening Date 02/02/2017
Job Close Date 02/02/2017
Open Until Filled No
Job Grade 18
Pay Range $17.83 – $22.29 per hour
Position Number G99201
Job Category Staff
Job Type Part-time, Temporary
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, provides professional reference service to students and faculty from a variety of educational backgrounds. Performs a variety of other professional tasks including but not limited to library representation on regional or university committees or task forces.
Minimum Qualifications Requires an earned American Library Association accredited MLS or an ALA accredited MLS in progress.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge Knowledge of current library and educational trends.

Knowledge of the use and content of reference sources.

Knowledge of library operations.

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 develop new ideas and contribute to library improvements.

Ability to be self-directed and meet deadlines.

Ability to provide effective reference service as well as match a wide variety of user needs with appropriate resources.

Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work flexibly and creatively with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds.

Working Conditions
Schedule Sunday 1pm-9pm, flexible hours, temporary position through June 30, 2017.

Library System Executive Director

Fremont County, Lander, WY

Fremont County Library System, headquartered in Lander, Wyoming is currently searching for a Library Director. Successful candidate must have a passion for library services in rural communities, possess budget expertise to manage a $2.2 million annual budget, and bring professional knowledge to lead and mentor staff, assuring superior public service and continued technical growth.  Collaboration with the library board, government agencies and library organizations is an integral part of the job.  Main libraries located in Dubois, Lander and Riverton, along with five “Outpost” libraries, serve a population of 41,000.  Necessary qualities include humor, adaptability, diplomacy and professional grace.  The director is an active and involved member of the community.
Applicant will have the following qualifications: MLS from an accredited library program, and 5 or more years of progressively responsible public library experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Salary range is mid-$60,000’s with a full benefit package.
Please visit for a complete job description and application form.  Applications should include cover letter, resume and application form.  For more information or to submit an application, email, FAX 307-332-1504, or mail to Jeannette Woodward, Fremont County Library Director Search Committee, 451 North 2nd Street, Lander, WY 82520.  Position is open until filled. EOE.

Collections Manager

LDS Business College
Salt Lake City, UT
Position ID: 170307
Full-time, Regular
Posting dates: 12/7/2016 – 1/27/2017

This position exists in order to oversee the efficient and effective execution of the collection of library resources, physical and electronic course reserve, and delivery of electronic course materials through the learning management system.

Minimum Qualifications:
•       MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
•       Minimum of two years experience in collection development and management
•       Minimum of two years experience in electronic resource management
•       Strong collaboration skills and a commitment to teamwork
•       Familiarity with library metadata standards
•       Ability to learn new technologies and software applications and teach them to others
•       Ability to independently identify, diagnose, and resolve complex issues

1.      Build, configure, and maintain a digital repository of course content to support curriculum development and access to learning resources by faculty and students.
2.      Monitor curriculum and support faculty in the selection of course content in an effort to enhance student learning.
3.      Build and maintain a library collection in all formats to support the academic programs of the college.
4.      Build and maintain user settings and rights management notes in the digital repository to manage user permissions for course content.
5.      Work with faculty, the Office of Information Technology, and other stakeholders to provide seamless access to course content for students and faculty through Equella and Brightspace.
6.      Oversee communication with Harold B. Lee Library cataloging staff and troubleshoot cataloging issues to ensure accuracy of the library catalog and other online discovery tools.
7.      Manage print and electronic reserves to increase ease of access to course materials by students.
8.      Analyze collection data to maximize the use of library materials and course content.

To Apply:
To see the full job description and submit an application, please go to this site:

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is hiring a Technology Engagement Librarian!

The successful candidate will take a leadership role in leveraging new technologies to meet the needs of the library and its users, keeping abreast of new educational and instructional technology developments, and strategically planning for new service offerings in the short and long terms. To achieve these goals, the Technology Engagement Librarian will serve as the department’s liaison for embedding technology development and training into education, research and clinical practice. Internally, the Technology Engagement Librarian will work closely with members of the Education and Research team to develop and implement innovative technological solutions for local and remote consultative services, such as robots, kiosks, LibAnswers, LibChat, and similar technologies as appropriate. The Technology Engagement Librarian actively partners with other team members in the Education and Research Team to provide in-person and virtual assistance, library instruction sessions, curriculum-embedded sessions, and one-on-one in-depth consultations in all areas of the health sciences. Other duties may be assigned. This position is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. All librarians are expected to contribute to the profession through service, scholarship, outreach, and mentoring.
• Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school or other relevant accredited graduate degree
• At least 1 year professional experience in a library environment
• Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced, changing environment
• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as a team member and independently
• Commitment to diversity in the workplace and community
• Demonstrated experience with emerging and established educational and instructional technologies, including mobile applications and remote and asynchronous learning tools
• Familiarity with current web technologies and design principles
• Willingness to seek membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
For more information, see the full job description:

Public Services Librarian

Meridian Library District
Meridian, ID

Are you looking for a rewarding library career? Are you passionate about providing exceptional customer service? Be a part of a transformational library committed to connecting the community to new and creative technology and services in meaningful ways. Meridian Library District serves 85,000 residents through two branches, bookmobile, technology center, and online services.

This full-time Public Service Librarian position:

-Provides reference and reader’s advisory services, program development, training and direction to library patrons, staff members, and volunteers.

-Develops and implements new and innovative programs designed to create interest and enjoyment for the community.

-Leads and participates in system-wide and in-house committees to research, recommend, develop and implement department policies and procedures related to intellectual freedom, customer access to information, user experience, collection development,  and work processes.

Number of Hours: 40 hours per week or based on business need.

Rate of Pay: $21.51-$25.00 per hour DOE

Benefits: Eligible for a competitive benefits package including generous paid time-off and 100% employer paid monthly health insurance premium for employee only Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage with the option to add dependents and spouse at reasonable, low cost rates.

View the full job posting at  Ready to Apply? Copy and paste this URL into your browser to apply directly:[ULA]&ApplyToJob=100738825

Position Close Date: Open Until Further Notice

Why Idaho? Meridian, ID was named by 24/7 Wall St. as American’s #2 best places to live in the U.S. in October 2016. Idaho is a great and safe place to raise a family and has easy access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities.

 DWS Job #:1146736
 Job Title:Library Director
Location:RICHFIELD, UT, 84701-0250

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.

Open Date:10/14/2016

Close Date:10/31/2016
Benefits:Medical insurance, health savings account, dental and vision reimbursement plans, Utah State retirement, vacation and sick leave.

License/Certificate:Degree in Library Science or equivalent

If interested in this position please apply by visiting the website or online at richfieldcity.comResumes and applications can be emailed to

Part-Time Reference

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 If you have any questions, please contact Corrie Steeves, HR Analyst at

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.

 Required Qualifications:

-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

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree
-Experience using a circulation module of an Integrated Library System
-Experience using an inventory module of an Integrated Library System
-Supervisory experience
-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.

Application Process:

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:  

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: and  For additional information, contact Joan Hubbard, University Librarian,

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

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.

For more information about the position and to apply, please visit:
The application period ends Thursday, September 15.

Dixie State

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.


Minimum Qualifications


  • 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 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

Posting Details

Job Posting Number JPF24816
UVU Title Librarian – Outreach and Patron Services
Working Title
Department 2EC-Library
Job Open Date 08/08/2016
Screening Date 08/14/2016
Job Close Date 09/06/2016
Open Until Filled No
Job Grade 41
Pay Range $41,804 to $55,739 annually
Position Number A97837
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.
Job Category Staff
Job Type Full-time
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.

Institution Name:

Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System

Job Location:

Main branch is in Elko but the Library System serves 10 library locations in three counties in Nevada

The Position:

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.

Additional Information:

Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Letter of Introduction,
  • Résumé,
  • Completed Elko County employment application available at
  • Copy of transcripts, and
  • Three professional references,

to Jeanne Greene at  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  and

Subject: Job Posting – BioFire Diagnostics

Message Body:

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.

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.

Open Date:

Library & Information Services
Library & Instructional Support
Logan Campus
Open Until Filled

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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
Full-Time w/benefits package
$40,000, plus excellent benefits
Cover Letter, Resume/CV
Please include the contact information of 3 professional references on your application.
Use of fingers (e.g. typing),Both hands required or compensated by the use of acceptable prostheses,Extended sitting,Routine visual requirements (e.g. reading with attention to details; seeing activities near and far),Routine hearing ability (e.g. whispers at close range; voices at 15 feet; converse by telephone)
Working alone
Inside,Working closely with others
Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions, in books, manuals, and mathematical or diagrammatic form. Deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Use arithmetic to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.
Expression of a level to communicate fluently with clients/customers and others to obtain and provide complex information. Vocalize and explain detailed and problem-solve, both in-person and by telephone. Capable of interpretation of technical materials, oral presentation of reports and able to adapt vocabulary, tone and content for listener.
Comprehension and expression of a level to record fairly uncomplicated information frequently such as filling in report forms, logging entries and taking telephone messages.
Minimal travel required – ability to travel infrequently (i.e., annually) for activities such as developmental sessions at a centralized training center.

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

Required Qualifications

 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.

Preferred Qualifications

 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:


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

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
State: Utah
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.
Responsibilities Include:

Project Management

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 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:

Digital Archivist Needed
Western Governors University


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.


_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.

Required Skills:
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.

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.

Application Instructions
To apply please go to the University’s Careers page. Look for the position titled “Training Development Specialist.”  Apply online at

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

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 at and nationally via the DPLA portal at

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


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:

Job Summary

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.

Special Requirements
TO APPLY        Complete an American Fork employment application by going to Apply to American Fork City Administration Office, Christine Mosby, 51 East Main, American Fork Utah 84003, or FAX: (801)763-3004, or email application
Miscellaneous Information
Open until March 25, 2016 or until filled

Job Description: PT Archivist Post:

PT Archivist
Job Type: Part Time (10-12 hrs/wk)
Organization: International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED)
The IAED is a premier research and standards-setting organization in the field of Public Safety and Public Health. A major part of our mission is to conduct original research on emergency dispatch, emergency telecommunications, public health, public safety, emergency communication telephone nursing and telephone nurse triage, and EMS response. We work with public safety and public health professionals, including researchers, EMS physician medical directors, fire, police and 911 center administrators in many countries around the world. IAED also conducts research and provides training and education for dispatch professionals in several disciplines.
Major Responsibilities
As we continue to expand further into dispatch education and training, we are seeking to recruit a part time archivist to transfer 30 years of paper archives into a computer database and index the collection for use by researchers and students. The successful candidate will spend the majority of his/her time (10-12 hours/week) uploading historical documents and archiving/indexing those documents.
Specific responsibilities include:

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.

Collaboration with the research and curriculum teams to archive/index materials for easy search and retrieval. Academic and Professional Experience
Demonstrated educational and/or professional experience in archiving, indexing, library sciences, information sciences, or related field.
Demonstrated experience archiving/indexing documents or other materials for searchable retrieval.
Some experience with databases or database management (keyword assignment, search functions) desirable but not required. Interpersonal Skills.
Ability to work effectively with a research team
Attention to detail
Ability to perform work under supervision, according to stated guidelines
Strong communication skills


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