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Digital Archivist Needed
Western Governors University
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY
The WGU Digital Archivist is responsible for collecting, organizing, cataloging and maintaining the university’s important documents and records. The primary accountabilities of this position will be establishing a digital storage and retrieval system, working with all WGU departments to collect and preserve key documentation and records, and ensuring that the archives and updated, maintained, and accessible to university faculty and staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
_Researching and implementing a searchable digital archiving system that will meet the university’s needs efficiently and cost effectively.
– Defining criteria for which materials should be archived.
– Working across university departments to collect key records and documents (including photographs and video) for archiving.
– Developing an effective method for sorting and cataloging records and documents.
– Writing and implementing a process for collecting and maintaining archives to ensure that they are up to date.
– Training other staff members to use the archive.
– Ensuring that WGU’s system is up to date and meets all regulatory requirements.
EXEMPLAR PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS (final measures defined in relation to strategic media plan)
– Development and/or acquisition of a searchable, user-friendly online archive.
– Effective management of record and document collection process.
– Development of logical sorting and cataloging of archives.
– Effective user training.
– Maintenance of the archive, ensuring that it is up to date.
– Compliance with applicable regulations.
– Knowledge of digital archiving processes and systems.
– Understanding of document management.
– Strong interpersonal skills.
– Excellent written and oral communication skills.
– Ability to work across departments and with staff at all levels.
– Ability to accomplish goals with minimal supervision.
Ability to work independently, conceptualize projects and manage multiple priorities.
Ability to engage and manage outside vendors
Ability to understand and interpret information accurately.
Ability to communicate accurately and concisely.
Ability to influence others positively.
Demonstrated skill and ability in archiving and library science.
Demonstrated skill and ability in the effective use of equipment, computers and other resources for completion of projects.
Self-direction and reliability.
Outstanding writing skills.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and customer service skills.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in library science, archiving, records management, documentation, or the equivalent.
Preferred 3 to 5 years of experience in library science, records management, documentation, or related field, including internships. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience is acceptable.
Knowledge of digital archiving systems and vendors.
Years Of Experience:
2+ to 5 Years
Level of Education:
4 Year Degree
Qualified applicants can send resumes directly to:
Training Development Specialist Position Announcement
The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library invites applications for a Training Development Specialist for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO). The Training Development Specialist is responsible for developing, teaching and supporting classes in a variety of formats on NLM resources throughout the United States. This is a career-line (non-tenure track) faculty appointment, reporting to the Assistant Director of the NTO.
To apply please go to the University’s Careers page. Look for the position titled “Training Development Specialist.” Apply online at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
Salt Lake City Public Library – Executive Director
Salt Lake City Public Library seeks an energetic, community-engaging leader and outstanding motivator to be the next Executive Director.
Salt Lake City is a growing, vibrant, and diverse community. The area is home to over two million residents and will grow by 60% in the next 30 years. The city has a rich cultural climate and is surrounded by countless recreational activities, making it a top tourist destination and fantastic place to call home. Salt Lake City enjoys pleasant, temperate weather year-round, free of humidity and temperature extremes. Whatever your taste, whatever your style, whatever your season, whatever your passion, whatever your idea of fun, Salt Lake City is the city where you will find your niche.
If you are interested in the becoming the next Executive Director, please visit our website atwww.slcpl.org/directorsearch.
Digital Metadata Librarian at Mountain West Digital Library
Mountain West Digital Library Digital Metadata Librarian
Full consideration date extended to April 8, 2016
The Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) seeks an energetic, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Digital Metadata Librarian. This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative and enthusiastic colleagues who are dedicated to building services for digital libraries and archives. Hosted at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, along with the rest of the MWDL staff, this position serves the Mountain West region as a key part of the MWDL Service Hub for the Digital Public Library of America, which aggregates metadata from partnering libraries, museums, and archives in six states for sharing both regionally via the MWDL portal athttp://mwdl.org/ and nationally via the DPLA portal at http://dp.la/.
MWDL provides a search portal for digital materials in a variety of formats, including photographs, maps, artworks, videos, animations, oral histories, pioneer diaries, finding aids, scholarly publications, teaching presentations, vital records, government publications, and sounds of the West. Partners include academic libraries, public libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, and government agencies. The partners collaborate to establish interoperability standards for metadata and online harvesting and to share expertise and resources via a regional hub system of 19 repositories.
This is a three-quarters-time non-tenure-track career-line faculty position funded for a minimum of one year. Preferred consideration will be given to all applications received by Friday, April 8, 2016.
For more information or to apply, go to https://utah.peopleadmin.com/
Natural Sciences Librarian
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 have the opportunity to:
* 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
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
Undergraduate or graduate degree 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
Recent comparable experience in an academic library
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 May 15, 2016 with a negotiable starting date of September 1, 2016. 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, email@example.com.
Weber State University is a comprehensive university founded in 1889. The core values of WSU are Access, Community and Learning. The university provides lifelong learning opportunities for a diverse spectrum of learners on the main campus in Ogden, at a campus in neighboring Davis County, through Internet-based WSU Online, and outreach efforts throughout the Intermountain West. Over 26,000 students are enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees in business, education, health professions, technology, and the liberal arts and sciences. The university is located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City on the western slopes of the Wasatch Mountains. The area offers extensive cultural, educational, and year-round outdoor recreation experiences. For further information about Weber State University, browse www.weber.edu
WSU is committed to excellence in the employment of faculty and staff. The university is an equal employment opportunity employer providing opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or marital status. As an affirmative action employer, we encourage application from women and minorities.
Subject: Children’s Library Assistant – Grand County Public Library
Organization: Grand County Public Library, Moab, UT
Job Title: Children’s Library Assistant
Job Type: Full Time
Applications accepted by Grand County Human Resources until 12 PM on Monday, April 4.
For a full job description and a link to application materials: http://www.grandcountyutah.
Under the direction of the Head of Children/Teen Services, the Children’s Library Assistant performs duties relevant to daily operations of the Children’s Library. The Children’s Library Assistant will be responsible for checking materials in/out, answering phones, directing patrons to sources of information, issuing new library cards, maintaining confidential patron records, shelving returned items, collecting fines and fees, maintaining the organization and appearance of library collections, processing new acquisitions, implementing programs for the children and teens (occasionally off-site), and other duties as assigned. Additional primary duties may include copy cataloging, overdue notifications, collection development/ordering for the children and teen sections of the library and/or administrative assistance. The Children’s Library Assistant may also work at the Information or Circulations Desk as needed.
Adult Services Senior Librarian
Performs a variety of full performance, professional library duties as needed to expedite the delivery of public library services.
Master of Library Science degree and two(2) years of experience performing above or related duties; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Or Librarian, bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience performing above related duties. Integrated Library (ILS) Systems Administration experience strongly preferred.
TO APPLY Complete an American Fork employment application by going to https://ut-americanfork.
Open until March 25, 2016 or until filled
Job Description: PT Archivist Post:
Use of standard office equipment, such as printers and scanners, as well as some use of basic image and database software, to capture and store documents and other historical materials.
Provo City Library
Librarian II – Cataloger
Type: Part Time
Deadline to Apply:02/24/2016 6:00 PM
Job Description: The Utah College of Dental Hygiene (UCDH) is looking to fill an opening for a part-time position as a Learning Resource Coordinator (LRC). Applicants should have earned a Masters of Library Science (MLS) degree and be willing to work one day a week (Monday, Wednesday, or Friday) coordinating and overseeing the LRC at UCDH. Coordination involves ordering and cataloging textbooks, reference guides, and resources that are checked out of the LRC by students. Pay is based on experience. Interested applicants should send a resume and any questions to:
Assistant Professor of Library Media/Instruction/Early-Experience Librarian
Founded in 1897, SUU is a comprehensive, regional master degree-granting university and Utah’s designated public liberal arts and sciences university. The accredited state-supported institution of more than 8,000 students is located in Cedar City, home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and surrounded by national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness. SUU is 40 minutes from both snow skiing and year-round golfing, 2-1/2 hours from Las Vegas and 3-1/2 hours from Salt Lake City.
Resulting from an internal staff reorganization, Southern Utah University’s Gerald R. Sherratt Library welcomes individuals with vision, creativity, energy and initiative to apply for a faculty vacancy as Early-experience Librarian.
As a member of the library’s “instruction work group” charged with representing new-student experience, lead development of research training and library-experience delivery for underclassmen, particularly incoming freshmen and non-traditional students; lead faculty in development, implementation, and review of the required LM 1010 course; manages the CMS master shell (Canvas), including integrating and tracking essential learning outcomes (ELOs) into assignments and assessments. Participate in scheduling, coordinating, and supporting liaisons in fulfilling instruction requests; provides instruction to the academic community at large in research-skill development and resources. Teach assigned sections Information Literacy; may teach in the library media endorsement program. Work collaboratively in library-wide planning and decision-making. Regular reference desk assignments. Collection development for assigned areas of the circulating collection. Scholarly activity required by University faculty tenure and promotion standards.
Required: MLS from ALA-accredited library school; potential for earning tenure; demonstrably competent oral and written communication skills; knowledge of print and electronic resources suitable to broad-based undergraduate education; evidence of a positive service attitude and ability to work independently and collegially. Preferred: Work experience in an academic library; user-interface design/assessment; experience; with graphic design and video editing software; Canvas or comparable learning management system (LMS) software; teaching at the college level.
First consideration for this full-time, 10-1/2-month, tenure-track position begins April 3, 2016. Desired starting date is July 1, 2016. Complete job description (Job # 1500341) and instructions to applicants at http://jobs.suu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54096 and click on “Apply for this posting”. University benefits described at www.suu.edu/ad/hr/benefits.html.
For help with the application process, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-586-7754.
In accordance with Utah State Code 53A-3-410, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check. Southern Utah University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
OPENING DATE: February 8, 2016
CLOSING DATE: March 4, 2016
DUTIES: Seeking a Librarian to direct and supervise the Children’s Services section of the Library. Responsibilities include management, collection development, and reference service. Responsible for all facets of Children’s collection development. Provides professional reference and advisory services to patrons. Responsible for selection, maintenance and subscription coordination of junior magazines, databases, and other resources. Plans and presents programs. Hires, trains, and supervises library employees. Responsible for the preparation and administration of the section budget. This is a professional position working under the direction of a Library Division Manager. Participates as a member of the Library’s executive staff. Performs other duties as assigned, including assignments related to the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science or related field plus a minimum of three years experience as a library professional or para-professional, and management or supervisory experience. Thorough knowledge of professional principles, practices, and techniques of library science and of library management. Extensive knowledge of the literatures of the liberal arts, with expertise in fiction and nonfiction for children.
SALARY RANGE: $4,233 to $5,292 per month depending upon qualifications. SALARY WILL GENERALLY START AT LOWER END OF THE SALARY RANGE.
SCHEDULE: Some evenings and Saturdays required.
APPLICATIONS: Those interested in applying should submit their application online at www.orem.org or to the City of Orem, Human Resources Office on or before March 4, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. ONLY THE INFORMATION ON OR ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION WILL BE USED FOR SCREENING PURPOSES.
The Human Resources Office will make reasonable efforts in the application process to accommodate disabled applicants. If you have special needs, please call 229-7186. Applications have been classified as private and will be held confidential.
THE CITY OF OREM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, 56 NORTH STATE STREET OREM, UTAH 84057.
Position Available: Public Services Manager
Meridian Library District, Meridian Idaho
Are you looking for a library management position where you can lead a team committed to providing exceptional customer service? Be a part of a transformational library committed to connecting the community to new and creative resources in meaningful ways.
Why Idaho? Meridian, ID was named by 24/7 Wall St. as America’s TOP CITY to live in the U.S. in November 2015. Idaho is a great and safe place to raise a family and has easy access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities.
Pay Rate: $57,500-$67,000 annually DOE
Benefits: Eligible for a competitive benefits package including generous paid time-off and 100% employer paid monthly health insurance premium for employee Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage with the option to add dependents and spouse at reasonable, low cost rates.
This full time managerial position is responsible for:
-Fostering a cohesive vision of service excellence among public service points within and without the organization.
-Managing the Public Services Department staff; is responsible for developing a high performing team.
-Planning and monitoring budgets, providing and analyzing applicable statistical and narrative reports, and applying for outside grants.
-Participating on the library leadership team and remaining current on best practices and trends in library profession.
View the full job posting and for instructions on how to apply at at www.mld.org.
Position Close Date: Open Until Further Notice
The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invite applications for an Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian. This is a two year minimum career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian reports to the Associate Director for Education and Research and is a member of the EHSL Public Services Department. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian acts as a key member of the EHSL team responsible for the Center for Clinical and Translational Research Systematic Reviews Core. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian collaborates to provide an effective and superior quality systematic review service, including working with students and faculty to develop workable protocols, creating and documenting expert literature searches, validating and peer reviewing information retrieval strategies, advising on systematic review standards and methods, supporting citation management throughout the process, and co-authoring manuscripts based upon completed systematic reviews. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian may also collaborate on practice guidelines, scoping reviews, narrative reviews, rapid reviews, clinical evidence summaries, and knowledge synthesis projects that directly inform clinical practice or support new and ongoing funded research. The successful candidate will also conduct training sessions, perform outreach about systematic reviews on behalf of the Systematic Reviews Core and the EHSL, and actively cultivate funding streams by developing new service lines, cultivating partnerships, and contributing to collaborative grant opportunities. This position will also assist with literature reviews and provide consultations as a part of the Public Services Department.
This position is a full-time, career-line faculty position in the EHSL. This position’s continuation after the first two years is dependent on generating sufficient fee-based services and grant funding to cover the position’s salary and professional expenses. All librarians are expected to contribute to the University of Utah and the profession through service, scholarship, and outreach.
The mission of the EHSL is to advance and transform education, research, and health care through dynamic technologies, evidence application, and collaborative partnerships. The Library contributes to the success of health professionals, students, researchers and the community. The Library is recognized locally and nationally as a leader of intellectual exploration and as a catalyst for innovative discovery.
The EHSL (http://library.med.utah.edu) serves University of Utah Health Sciences, the Intermountain West’s only academic health sciences center, including the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Health as well as the University of Utah Health Care, which includes the Hospitals and Clinics. The EHSL also serves as the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region and the National Library of Medicine Training Center. It is a member of the Utah Academic Library Consortium, the Medical Library Association, the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries.
Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school or other relevant accredited graduate degree
Minimum 2 years professional experience in a health sciences library or as a systematic review information retrieval expert
Expert literature searching experience, particularly using MEDLINE/PubMed and other key health sciences databases
Familiarity with systematic review search methodology, guidelines, and standards, including the IOM Standards, PRISMA, and the Cochrane Collaboration
Familiarity with the concepts of evidence-based practice
Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced, changing environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as a team member and independently
Commitment to diversity in the workplace and community
Demonstrated experience working on systematic review teams across health-related disciplines
In-depth knowledge of information resources and databases, including Embase, Cochrane CENTRAL, social sciences databases, and grey literature resources
Experience providing instruction in an academic setting
Awareness of scholarly communication issues within the health sciences
Demonstrated ability in project management
Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills
Expert knowledge of bibliographic management tools, including EndNote
Salary and Benefits:
Based on experience, starting at $53,000 minimum annually. Position is a full-time, career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The position has guaranteed funding for two years. Rank is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate. Faculty benefits include 200 hours of vacation, and 12 days of sick leave annually. There is a generous TIAA/ CREF retirement employer contribution. More information may be found in the University of Utah Faculty Handbook: http://admin.utah.edu/faculty-
The University of Utah uses an online application system. Please complete the online application form and submit a cover letter stating how your educational background and experience match the needs and qualifications highlighted above; a curriculum vitae; names of three references; and a sample of an expert search you have completed using MEDLINE/PubMed (a completed systematic review manuscript with complete search strategy you have designed and executed is preferred).
To apply, please go to the University’s Careers page. Quick link for Posting is http://utah.peopleadmin.com/
Review of Applications: Review of application begins February 15, 2016, and continues until the position is filled.
If you have any questions about this position announcement or on applying online, please contact:
Subject: Part-time librarian position
Reference and Instruction Librarian (LDS Business College)
ID# 106991, Type: Part-time – Regular
Salt Lake City, UT
Posting Dates: 6/18/2015 – 7/17/2015
Requirements for Employment Eligibility:
The LDS Business College is a privately owned and operated college of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist in supervising activities at the circulation desk to provide knowledgeable and friendly customer service.
Teach and participate in instruction programs using traditional classroom methods and new education technologies to integrate information literacy into all academic programs.
Provide traditional and electronic reference services; develop and maintain web-based tutorials; and create, curate, and maintain print and electronic subject guides to ensure responsive and accurate research help for all patrons.
Posting Notice/How to Apply:
For a complete job announcement and to apply online, go to https://careers.lds.org/