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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

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

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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

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

Required Qualifications:

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:

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

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 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. The screening process has been extended 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: 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.

Subject: Job Posting – CatalogerMessage Body:
Provo City Library
Librarian II – Cataloger
Type: Part Time
Salary/Pay Rate:$16.97/hr
Posted Date:02/09/2016
Deadline to Apply:02/24/2016 6:00 PM
More information:


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:

Brent Molen


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 and click on “Apply for this posting”. University benefits described at


For help with the application process, contact Human Resources at 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 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 Utah State Law Library seeks a paraprofessional Law Library Assistant. Spanish speaker preferred.
Full-time position with full state benefits
Salary:  starts at $13.58 / hour
Location:  Matheson Courthouse, 450 S. State Street
Hours:  MondayFriday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Application deadline:  2/18/2016
Position #7650
Job ID #1350530

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.

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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 ( 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: See for a full list of benefits.

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).

Application Instructions:

To apply, please go to the University’s Careers page. Quick link for Posting is

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:

Melissa Rethlefsen, Deputy Director
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 N. 1900 E. Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Subject: Part-time librarian position

Message Body:
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:
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