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Natural Sciences Librarian

New Posting

The Weber State University Stewart Library seeks a dynamic, tenure track faculty librarian with a background in the Natural Sciences and enthusiasm for providing information literacy instruction, general reference service, and collaborating with faculty on developing and managing collections.

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Natural Sciences Librarian will:

* Serve as the library’s liaison to the College of Science

* Collaborate with faculty to develop and manage library information resources in the Natural Sciences, and provide course integrated instruction to promote and facilitate the use of those resources

* Teach for-credit library information literacy classes and participate in providing general information literacy instruction

* Provide approximately 5 hours per week of general reference service, plus additional rotating evening and weekend hours

* Serve as an actively participating member of the library’s collection management, information literacy, and reference teams

* Participate in faculty governance and university planning, and serve on the Faculty Senate and other faculty committees

* Seek service opportunities within professional organizations and opportunities for ongoing professional growth and development

* Engage in scholarly activities leading to presentations and publications

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Library & Information Sciences from an American Library Association accredited program

Undergraduate degree, or significant course work or work experience, in a Natural Sciences discipline taught in the WSU College of Science. For more information on the college and its programs go to: www.Weber.edu/COS

Experience providing instruction in an academic setting

Knowledge of electronic and print resources in the Natural Sciences

Online searching experience using key science databases such as ScienceDirect, GeoRef, and Biological Abstracts

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent comparable experience in an academic library

Undergraduate or graduate degree in a Natural Sciences discipline

Experience designing instructional materials and research guides

Ability to initiate, plan and carry out projects, both independently and as a member of a team

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills

Awareness of scholarly communication issues in the Natural Sciences

Commitment to scholarship, service, and ongoing professional growth and development

Salary & Benefits: A full-time, tenure track, faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level, with a starting salary of $49,000. Excellent benefits, including TIAA-CREF.

Application Process: To be considered for this position, please go to https://jobs.weber.edu and complete the online application form. Include a current resume, a letter of application addressing the strengths you would bring to the position, and contact information for three references. Screening for the position begins August 12, 2016, with a start date of January 1, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. A criminal background check is required as a condition of employment. Individual selected must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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, jhubbard@weber.edu.

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.


Senior Librarian – Adult Services

Salary
$50,440.00 – $58,771.80 Annually$50,440.00 – $58,771.80 Annually
Location
Park City Library, UTLibrary, UT
Job Type
Full Time Regular
Department
Library
Job Number
2016-00069
Closing
7/8/2016 5:00 PM Mountain
Description
Under the direction of the Library Director, coordinates and/or implements all adult programming and services including reference, collection development, speaker series, exhibits, and classes. Works with self-managed team to set goals and participate in long-term planning. Supervises the Adult Services Library Assistant(s), contract marketing position, and oversees adult volunteers.
Examples of Job Duties
  • *Supervises the Adult Services library assistant(s), and adult volunteers.
  • *Provides reference and readers’ advisory service utilizing electronic resources and materials in the collection.
  • *Performs collection development duties including selection, de-selection and budgeting for materials in assigned areas. Selects vendors to maximize cost effectiveness, quality, and appropriateness of materials.
  • *Develop, plan, and present creative educational and entertaining programs and special events for a diverse adult population that encourages lifetime literacy and the development of 21st century skills.
  • *Promotes new collections, programs, and library resources.
  • *Coordinates with the Community Engagement Librarian to make sure the marketing and public relations needs for library programs are met.
  • *Manages E-rate funding.
  • *Coordinates library exhibits and applies for funding for exhibits and programs.
  • *In collaboration with the Youth and Spanish Services Librarian, manages the library’s YouCreate Lab, overseeing the equipment, software, online resources, and coordinating programs.
  • *Oversees library’s electronic resources including e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines. This involves selection of items, managing the platforms, offering training, and resolving issues as they arise.
  • *Hires, trains and evaluates peers and assigned staff.
  • *Design and maintain, in cooperation with the Library Management Team, the employee training manual.
  • Identifies and secures additional library funding through grant applications for library programs and services which includes the application process, disbursement, and evaluation.
  • *Collects statistics for programs and tracks performance measures for Adult Services.
  • *Oversees subscriptions and works with the Youth and Spanish Services Librarian to evaluate and renew them each year based on usage and community interest.
  • *Provides internal and external customer service that exceeds expectations.  This includes serving at the Circulation Desk as assigned, greeting the public, passing on knowledge about Park City community information and local history.
  • *Actively participates on the library management team and serves as facilitator as needed.
  • Serves as liaison to Friends of the Library or other library affiliates.
  • *Coordinates with the library management team to provide test proctoring.
  • *Attends training programs, conferences, workshops, and webinars to keep up to date with changing technology, trends, and services and passes information on to library staff when appropriate.
  • *Serves as librarian-in-charge in the absence of library director, as assigned.
  • *Serves the public at Circulation/Reference Desk and provides excellent customer service.
  • *Identifies partnering opportunities to promote library services and forms community partnerships, if appropriate.
  • *Organizes display rotation, assigning staff members to complete displays, in order to provide excellent passive readers advisory services to the public every day
  • *Other duties as assigned or directed.
Experience and Qualifications
Required:

  • M.L.S./ M.L.I.S. from an ALA accredited university

Preferred:

  • Experience promoting library services and programs
  • Knowledge of public relations techniques
  • Previous experience working in adult services
  • Collection development experience
  • Working knowledge of Apple products and Adobe Software
Other Information
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other divisions, and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and in public speaking before various sized groups.
  • Ability to be a positive leader and manager with experience planning, directing, coordinating, leading, facilitating, teaching, coaching, supervising, training and evaluating employees.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a self-managed team environment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to select materials appropriate to certain age groups.
  • Ability to communicate positively with the public and co-workers.
Agency
Park City Municipal Corporation
Address
PO Box 1480Park City, Utah, 84060.
Phone
435-615-5243
435-615-5246

University Archives Processor

Under the direction of the University Archives Coordinator and as a member of the Archives Team, individual will assist in accessioning, preserving and increasing access to the historical documents of Weber State University by processing records and photograph collections, creating finding aids, performing reference and research assistance, scanning materials from University Archives for patrons and preservation, performing preservation/conservation tasks, working with computer/online database programs, and recording monthly statistics.

Required Qualifications:

– Associate’s degree or equivalent

– Experience processing archival and photographic collections

– Knowledge of word processing programs such as Word and databases

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Experience creating finding aids.
-Experience using Photoshop and Scanning Software.
-Experience working with online/database programs.
-Experience working in an academic environment.
-Experience performing reference and research assistance.
-Experience with preservation/conservation or related work.
-Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work effectively as a member of a team in a changing and innovative environment.
-Ability to solve problems in an effective and professional manner and be flexible and creative in problem resolution.
-Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.

Salary & Benefits: This is a full-time, 12 month staff position with a generous benefits package and a starting salary of $24,846. The schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5 p.m.

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. Quick Link to position: jobs.weber.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61201.

– Screening of applications will begin June 30, 2016. Position will remain open until filled.
– Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
– EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability
– The chosen applicant must have, or be eligible to obtain, a valid Utah Drivers License, and must pass the WSU/Utah driver’s certification.

To learn more about the Stewart Library and Weber State University, please visit our web sites: library.weber.edu and weber.edu.


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 www.elkocountynv.net.
  • Copy of transcripts, and
  • Three professional references,

to Jeanne Greene at jeannegreene@poolpact.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

Message Body:
URL: http://www.biofiredx.com/company/career/?p=job%2Fon4K2fwX

DESCRIPTION:
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.

SKILLS:
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:

05/19/2016
06/02/2016
Faculty
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
100%
$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.

Instruction/Reference Librarian

The Weber State University Stewart Library seeks a dynamic, tenure track faculty librarian with a background in Foreign Languages and Literature, and enthusiasm for providing information literacy instruction, general reference services, and collaborating with faculty on developing and managing collections.

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Instruction/Reference Librarian will:

* Teach for-credit library information literacy classes and participate in providing general library instruction

* Coordinate and oversee general instruction sessions for English 2010 classes, Foundations of College Success courses, and other general instruction sessions

* Serve as the library’s liaison to the Department of Foreign Languages & Literature http://www.weber.edu/ForeignLanguages

* Collaborate with faculty to develop and manage library information resources in Foreign Languages and Literature, and provide course integrated instruction to promote and facilitate the use of those resources

* Provide approximately 8 hours per week of general reference service, plus additional rotating evening and weekend hours

* Serve as an actively participating member of the library’s collection management, library instruction, and reference teams

* Participate in faculty governance and university planning. Serve on faculty committees   and the Faculty Senate

* Seek service opportunities within professional organizations and opportunities for ongoing professional growth and development

* Engage in scholarly activities leading to presentations and publications

Required Qualifications:

-Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program

-Experience providing information literacy instruction in an academic environment

-Knowledge of electronic and print resources in Foreign Languages and Literature

-Experience designing instructional materials and research guides

-Experience providing general reference service in an academic environment

Preferred Qualifications:

-Significant course work or demonstrated fluency in a foreign language taught in the Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literature at Weber State University (Spanish, French, or German)

-Recent comparable experience in an academic library

-Knowledge of current technologies such as Chat, Social Media, MSOffice, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.

-Ability to initiate, plan and carry out projects, both independently and as a member of a team

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills

-Knowledge of scholarly communication in Foreign Languages and Literature

-Commitment to scholarship, service, and ongoing professional growth and development

Salary & Benefits: A twelve-month, tenure track, faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level, with a starting salary of $49,000. Excellent benefits, including TIAA-CREF.

Application Process: To be considered for this position, please go to https://jobs.weber.edu and complete the online application form. Include a current resume, a letter of application addressing the strengths you would bring to the position, and contact information for three references. Screening for the position begins July 15, 2016, with a negotiable starting date of Sept. 15, 2016, but no later than January 1, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. A criminal background check is required as a condition of employment. Individual selected must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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, jhubbard@weber.edu.

Quick Link: jobs.weber.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61103


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.

Compensation

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.

Application

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 matalman@fortlewis.edu

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

Training

Develop and deliver digital literacy training to adult learners
Develop and deliver training for volunteer instructors
Qualifications:

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.

POSITION COMPETENCIES

– 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:
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.

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:

brad.chatwin@wgu.edu


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 https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/50089.

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/postings/49803.


 

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.net/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=97&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Library-Children39s-Library-Assistant-46

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

 

JOB SUMMARY
Performs a variety of full performance, professional library duties as needed to expedite the delivery of public library services.

See http://www.afcity.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=103&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Adult-Services-Senior-Librarian-28

Qualifications
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 https://ut-americanfork.civicplus.com/674/Jobs. Apply to American Fork City Administration Office, Christine Mosby, 51 East Main, American Fork Utah 84003, or FAX: (801)763-3004, or email application tocmosby@afcity.net.
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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