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For full job description and to apply: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/164874

Position Summary:
Are you a problem solver passionate about collaborating with colleagues to describe and make scholarly resources available to stakeholders for a thriving community of students, faculty, and researchers? The Collections and Scholarly Communication Division at the J. Willard Marriott Library seeks a meticulous and flexible individual to lead the cataloging and processing of library materials, providing original and complex cataloging, leadership, and consultation for resource description in metadata schemas for resources in all formats. This person provides long-term strategies to deal with MARC metadata initiatives and provides direction for staff in techniques and new methodologies. As the University embarks upon new strategic directions, this is an exciting time at the University of Utah.

Work Location:
Relocation to the Salt Lake City, Utah area is required and will be financially supported by house hunting and moving allowances. This position is currently designed as a hybrid of on-campus and local remote work. The telecommuting arrangement will be based on the position’s needs and authorized at the Head of Collections & Resource Description’s discretion.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates collaboration among the four campus libraries to ensure the most efficient and appropriate metadata standards and best practices are used in making physical, electronic, and digital materials discoverable and accessible in the library’s Integrated Library System (ILS).
  • Coordinates and reports on the activities of librarians and staff currently involved in resource description, including the direct supervision of staff.
  • Leads the development of policies, procedures, best practices, standards, and efficient workflows.
  • Completes original and copy cataloging in all formats (i.e., physical, electronic, and digital).
  • Ensures compliance with national and local standards such as MARC, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, NACO, BIBCO, CONSER, and other appropriate resource description standards.
  • Maintains authority control and provides database maintenance.
  • Leads special projects, including critical cataloging initiatives

For full job description and to apply: https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70

Job Title:  Humanities and European Studies Catalog Librarian, FT Faculty, may be filled with a visitor

Job Classification:  CFS-Professional

Posting close date: July 6, 2024

Start date of this position:  January 1, 2025

Required Degree: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, including training in cataloging.

Experience:   

  • Additional degree and/or experience with humanities, art, art history, European studies, or a related field in an academic environment preferred
  • Reading and speaking level experience with one or more Germanic or Slavic languages is preferred
  • Working knowledge of name and subject authority standards and formats (NACO, SACO)
  • Knowledge and skills in metadata input systems and databases (SirsiDynix, OCLC preferred)
  • The ability to develop and pursue a plan of continuous learning to keep abreast of issues, trends, and scholarship in librarianship and assigned subject or functional areas
  • Willingness and desire to interact with students and faculty, to put student-centeredness above all other professional pursuits, and to contribute to a campus culture of unity, love, and belonging

Duties/Expectations

  • Performs original and complex descriptive cataloging of books and other materials in all formats and for all locations for humanities, art, art history, and European studies disciplines and in Germanic and Slavic languages
  • Maintains metadata in both local (SirsiDynix Symphony) and national utilities (OCLC) by enhancing records and contributing original cataloging as necessary
  • Contributes to shared-cataloging programs (BIBCO)
  • Performs authority work for personal names, corporate names, titles, series, and subjects and makes modifications to and contributes records to national authority files through the NACO and SACO programs
  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in cataloging and metadata standards and practices and humanities, European studies, and European language scholarship and disciplinary discussions. 

For full job description and to apply: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/165376

Compensation: $45,000 – 47,000

Job Summary:
Provide key project and supervisory support for the Head of Digital Operations. This includes leading a small team of part-time technicians, acting as liaison with clients when projects launch, and staying current with the latest digitization technologies, equipment, and techniques.

This individual will be responsible for creating and managing files for use in online collections of the J. Willard Marriott Library. This job requires converting from analog A/V formats to digital formats from a wide range of media, including film, cassette tape, reel to reel, beta, VHS, umatic and more. It also includes post processing and editing of digital files. Some troubleshooting of hardware and software issues may also be required. Must work and communicate well in a team environment.

Duties may entail technical planning, development, integration, verification, validation, and support for software tools and applications. This individual will be required to coordinate projects with various library departments, university clients, and clients external to campus in a professional and timely manner that enhances and expands the Marriott Digital Library.

Requires specialist knowledge for handling and digitizing rare materials and transparencies, including photograph negatives, slides and prints

This position is required to work on campus full-time. Telecommuting will only be authorized for occasional/exceptional circumstances.

Full job description and to apply: https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=60&JobOpeningId=132031&PostingSeq=1&

This position manages all functions associated with the preparation, digitization, and digital asset management of audiovisual published and archival manuscript materials in the Harold B. Lee Library. This position engineers the digital capture of the intellectual content contained on time-based, machine-readable media formats for audio, video, and motion picture carriers alike. They develop and implement hardware, software, and data management solutions and oversee workflows and guidelines creation for audiovisual digitization. This position also facilitates online access to and preservation of resultant digital objects. The incumbent directly supervises and trains 4-8 student employees who perform high-level technical tasks.

What you’ll do in this position:

  • Project Management and Consulting
  • Audiovisual Digitization Technical Expertise and Management
  • Team Management
  • Digitization Equipment and Software Maintenance and Troubleshooting

What qualifies you for this role:

Required

  • A firm commitment to the mission of BYU
  • Master’s degree in audio or video engineering, library or archival science, or media arts OR equivalent combination of education and work experience in audiovisual engineering, digitization, or project management
  • Familiarity with audiovisual carriers and playback equipment
  • Aptitude and inclination for collaboration and diplomacy with stakeholders and patrons
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, negotiate standards, and upgrade software

Preferred

  • Three or more years of work experience digitally reformatting audiovisual materials
  • Working knowledge of motion picture film and technologies, or film-handling experience
  • Working knowledge of digital audiovisual types, standards, technologies – particularly for implementation in a digitization workflow

What we offer in return:

In addition to our competitive pay structure, this position comes with fantastic benefits, including:

  • 401k. BYU automatically contributes 8% at no cost to you. Additionally, if you contribute 5%, BYU adds an additional 4% (Rehires may qualify for different retirement plans)
  • Excellent work-life balance: 13 paid holidays + 22 days paid vacation + 12 sick days, accrued annually
  • Employee assistance program, available to the employee and all members of their household
  • Tuition benefits for employees and eligible family members
  • Access to athletic facilities
  • Excellent medical/dental benefits
  • Short/long term disability benefits
  • Paid parental and maternity leave
  • Wellness program
  • Free on-campus parking
  • Free UTA passes for employee, spouse, and qualified dependents
  • Discounts at the BYU Store and for many events at BYU

For a copy of the full job description, please email [email protected]

United by our common primary identity as children of God, BYU values equal opportunity. We also value and embrace the variety of individual characteristics, life experiences and circumstances, perspectives, talents, and gifts of each member of the BYU community and the richness and strength they bring in helping create and support an environment of covenant belonging centered in Jesus Christ. Candidates with experience in and commitment to mentoring students from a variety of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Employee Class: Administrative
Work Location: Provo Campus

Desired Start Date: 06/30/2024
Job Close Date: 06/19/2024

Pay Level: 52
Approximate Starting Salary: $61,500 – $80,000, depending on qualifications (Pay frequency: Monthly)

Documents Required at time of Application:
Required: Cover Letter, Resume
Optional: Letter of Recommendation

For full job description and to apply: https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/22675

The Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian serves as the liaison to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. They work closely with students and faculty to promote student learning and faculty research. All subject liaisons also contribute to teaching information literacy through course integrated instruction and other activities.

The Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian is a member of the Teaching and Information Services Department and reports to the chair of the department. The core responsibilities of this position include five main areas of focus: information literacy instruction, collection management, reference and research assistance, scholarship, and service.

This is a tenure-track faculty position (11-month contract), with expectations for scholarship and service in addition to teaching and liaison responsibilities.

We are seeking candidates who have a commitment to supporting students at an open enrollment institution. Stewart Library supports Weber State’s three core themes of Learning, Access, and Community in our Strategic Plan. We are committed to ensuring that all students can fulfill the promise of access that an open enrollment institution provides.

This is a growth position which will benefit from a range of experience both inside and outside of libraries and other educational contexts. We are looking for a constellation of education, experience, and skills that will help us learn and grow as an organization. The library is currently in the process of evaluating its information literacy instruction model and this position provides an opportunity to co-create a new model. Student success is central to our strategic framework, and we are actively participating in the university’s Strategic Plan. The library’s leadership holds itself accountable for doing the work that is necessary to address success in the library profession, higher education, and in our communities.


For full job description and to apply: https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/7756/assistant-librarian-%28open-education-librarian%29/job

The Utah State University Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative, and user-centered candidate for the position of Open Education Librarian to join a team supporting our communities in discovering, creating, and sharing knowledge. The Open Education Librarian will support open education across the institution and provide expertise and guidance for open practices and for creating, adapting, and adopting open educational resources (OER). Collaborating with library colleagues and stakeholders across the university and the state, this position will help develop strategic initiatives and partnerships to promote open, affordable, and inclusive learning, including contributing to outreach and training on topics such as OER and open pedagogy, copyright, and impact. This position also engages with students and faculty as a member of a broadly defined disciplinary library team.

We view open education as a vital component of USU’s land- and space-grant mission and the university’s continued success as a Carnegie R1 Research Institution. The Open Education Librarian will be a critical position to the libraries’ strategic growth and help envision exciting new initiatives at USU Libraries.

Reporting to the unit head of Research Publishing and Impact, the position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment. Support and mentorship are built into the tenure process. The estimated start date for the position is Summer 2024. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities 

Provides leadership, vision, and support for USU Libraries’ open education initiatives in collaboration with university stakeholders to advance teaching and learning with open-aligned instructional practices at USU
Collaborates with library colleagues to develop robust, sustainable, targeted, and accessible open education and affordable course materials services, including the OER Grant Program, for the USU community
Collaborates with colleagues and stakeholders to assess, implement, and maintain platforms and tools that support the creation and use of OER
Contributes to team-based consulting support for USU researchers, instructors, and students on copyright, fair use, and open licensing issues
Monitors, reports, and educates stakeholders on developments in open education and publication and related trends, legislation, public policy, and best practices
Oversees the planning, delivery, and evaluation of open education and outreach events, workshops, and training opportunities
Provide research services through consultations and instruction as part of a team

Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS or international equivalent by August 2024
Knowledge of or interest in the challenges and opportunities surrounding open education, publishing, and affordable course materials
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Commitment to responding flexibly and effectively to the shifting needs and priorities of the Libraries’ and University’s constituents

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in academic libraries
Experience supporting open initiatives

For full job description and to apply: https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/7777/assistant-librarian-%28digital-scholarship-librarian%29/job

The Utah State University Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative and user-centered candidate for the position of Digital Scholarship Librarian to join a team supporting our communities in discovering, creating, and sharing knowledge. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will further digital scholarship and literacy across the institution and provide support for a broad range of programs, tools, and services to facilitate innovative and interdisciplinary research.

Working with a team of librarians, the Digital Scholarship Librarian provides essential research support, instruction, and services that bolster robust digital research and learning and engagement with evolving technologies across all disciplines. Collaborating with library colleagues and groups across the university, this position will also help develop strategic initiatives and partnerships to promote and utilize the new Innovation Hub (opening fall 2024) including outreach and instruction with emerging research technologies. This position also engages with students and faculty as a member of a broadly-defined disciplinary library team.

We view emerging technologies as a vital component of USU’s land-and space-grant mission and the university’s continued success as a Carnegie R1 Research Institution. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will be a critical position to the libraries’ strategic growth and help envision exciting new initiatives at USU Libraries.

Reporting to the head of the Research Strategy and Innovation unit, the position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment. Support and mentorship are built into the tenure process. The estimated start date for the position is Summer 2024. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities
Actively engage with faculty, students, and staff to promote the use of digital tools and technologies for teaching, research, and scholarly publishing, developing strong working relationships and partnerships.
Collaborate with faculty and instructors for research assignment design and the integration of digital tools and platforms, standards, and best practices.
Contribute to planning, outreach, instruction, and project development for the Libraries’ Innovation Hub.
Maintain awareness of trends and explore tools and methods related to emerging and innovative digital scholarship trends and publishing models.
Help to foster and sustain communities of practice centered around digital scholarship and emerging technologies and other topics relevant to USU researchers and instructors.
Engage in broad disciplinary research services through consultations and instruction as part of a team.

Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS, or international equivalent by August 2024.
Knowledge of or interest in the challenges and opportunities surrounding digital research tools and methodologies.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Commitment to assisting individuals with a variety of levels of expertise and ability in their use and experimentation with technology.
Commitment to responding flexibly and effectively to the shifting needs and priorities of the Libraries and University’s constituents.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in academic libraries
Experience supporting digital scholarship and emerging technologies
Demonstrated project management skills

For full job description and to apply: https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/7754/assistant-librarian-%28instructional-design-librarian%29/job

The Utah State University Libraries is seeking a dynamic and collaborative candidate for the position of Instructional Design Librarian. This role is pivotal in supporting the USU Libraries’ commitment to advancing teaching and learning through innovative instructional practices and inclusive pedagogy. The Instructional Design Librarian will contribute to the interdisciplinary instruction efforts within the Student Learning and Academic Empowerment Unit, working closely with library colleagues and campus partners to develop and implement effective instructional resources for undergraduate students. This position also engages with students and faculty as a member of a broadly defined disciplinary library team.

Reporting to the head of the Student Learning and Academic Empowerment unit, the position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment. Support and mentorship are built into the tenure process. The estimated start date for the position is Summer 2024. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: 

Provide leadership and support for undergraduate instructional design initiatives, focusing on pedagogical innovation and emerging research tools to enhance student learning experiences in the classroom and online
Provide instruction for early undergraduate programs such as English Composition, Concurrent Enrollment, and support initiatives to integrate library instruction materials and workshops, fostering foundational research skills among students
Develop robust, sustainable, and accessible instructional materials, including common lesson plans, digital learning objects, and Canvas modules, in collaboration with library staff, instructors, and campus partners
Engage in research and assessment activities as part of a collaborative team, to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of library instruction, informing ongoing enhancements to our instructional offerings
Support inclusive teaching practices at USU Libraries, ensuring that instructional materials and approaches meet the diverse needs of our student population
Provide research support services through consultations and instruction as part of a disciplinary team

Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS or international equivalent by August 2024
Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills
Knowledge of instructional design principles and emerging technologies
Interest in designing and facilitating instruction, either in classroom settings or online environments
Commitment to understanding the evolving needs of students and adapting instructional strategies to meet emerging expectations
Commitment to responding flexibly and effectively to the shifting needs and priorities of the Libraries’ and University’s constituents

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in academic libraries
Experience integrating inclusive teaching practices into instructional design efforts
Experience creating digital learning objects, such as multimedia elements, video tutorials, and interactive learning elements

Full job description and to apply: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/58366

Starting Salary: $51,796.07 – $54,930.22

Job Open Date:3/18/2024
Priority Review Date: 4/19/2024

Job Summary   

The Reference & Liaison Librarian reports directly to the Assistant Director for Library Academic Services and is responsible for providing information literacy instruction to students, faculty and the College community. The Librarian will work with faculty to build information literacy into programs, courses, and assignments; provide direct instruction to students in a variety of settings and will develop course materials and online tutorials. The Librarian will supervise the Markosian Library reference desk staff, comprised of four part-time employees, manages the library hotspot program, will provide information literacy instruction, and engages in the Library Liaison program.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties     

Liaison Services:

  • Participate in the Library Liaison program, establishing effective communication channels and dedicated Library contacts with assigned College areas.
  • Cultivate collaborative relationships with faculty, administrators, and departments within assigned College areas.
  • Increase awareness and utilization of Library resources and services through proactive outreach efforts.
  • Maintain an understanding of discipline-specific Library resources and services.
  • Ensure responsiveness to the needs of liaison areas through coordination with various Library departments.
  • Facilitate incorporation of information literacy instruction opportunities into the curriculum.
  • Stay updated on faculty research interests and provide tailored support, such as assisting in locating requested research materials.
  • Support departmental events and outreach efforts.
  • Support departmental copyright and OER efforts in collaboration with other librarian, with Open SLCC, and with UALC members.
  • Support Library operations and initiatives as needed.
  • Participate in Library outreach activities to promote awareness of Library resources and services.
  • Participate in campus committees and professional associations, as appropriate.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities to remain updated on resources, technologies, instruction, and best practices in the field.

Oversee Reference Services:

  • Leader, support, and supervise part-time Reference staff, including hiring, training, evaluating, mentoring, and correcting when necessary.
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of Reference Services.
  • Coordinate Reference Services with Library Services’ and College policies and priorities.
  • Develop and implement the circulation of technology such as mobile Wi-Fi hotspots.
  • Plan and implement in-person and online Reference Services with a focus on customer service.
  • Collect, retain, and communicate reference data and statistics.
  • Engage in assessment of Reference Services.
  • Evaluate reference services efficacy, staffing needs, and modalities of service.
  • Engage in innovative thinking and planning for the future of reference services.
  • Instruction:
  • Deliver evidence-based information literacy instruction in various modalities, utilizing the College’s information literacy General Education learning outcome, ACRL’s “Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education,” and pedagogical best practices to ensure students acquire essential information literacy skills for retrieving, creating, analyzing, using, and engaging with information critically.
  • Incorporate cultural relevance and inclusivity in instruction to support the College’s diverse student body and Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity goals.
  • Collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy into programs, courses, and assignments.
  • Encourage student learning and engagement through active learning and inclusive learning environments.
  • Design robust student learning outcomes, develop authentic assessments, and analyze data to measure student learning and enhance instructional methods.
  • Assess student learning outcomes with faculty and others when appropriate.
  • Provide personalized research support to students and facilitate professional development sessions for faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Participate in peer teaching evaluations.
  • Pursue professional development to improve instruction.
  • Collection Development:
  • Participate in materials selection, acquisition, evaluation, and removal.
  • Utilize collections data to inform collection development decisions.
  • Research new information resources and research tools in multiple formats including print, recorded materials, electronic and streaming media.
  • Develop collections to support curricular and departmental needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications              

Master’s of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent degree or international equivalent recognized by ALA.

Preferred Qualifications              

  • Experience managing or supervising a team.
  • Experience in academic libraries.
  • Experience with instruction.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities        
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, administrators, and students.
  • Demonstrated success building and maintaining excellent interpersonal relationships.
  • A commitment to a high level of customer services and patron satisfaction.
  • Experience with planning and providing instruction in an academic setting.
  • Ability to present and instruct effectively.
  • Familiarity with best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Dedication to professional development related to essential responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with ACRL’s “Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education”.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision to perform a variety of duties.
  • Ability to employ independent judgement to solve problems.
  • Knowledge of reference materials and resources both online and in print.
  • Experience with library catalogs, research databases and other library related resources.
  • Familiarity with online education and Canvas (or comparable Learning Management System).
  • Knowledge of instruction that is culturally and linguistically relevant to SLCC’s student population.
  • Experience creating assignments, tutorials, assessment tools, and other course materials.
  • Familiarity with Open Education Resources.
  • Basic understanding of copyright law, fair use, and licensing agreements.
  • Familiarity with Reference Services best practices.
  • Ability to lead, manage, supervise, hire, coordinate, and if necessary discipline, a part-time staff based at a service desk; desk staff work six days a week from 8am to 10pm.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, and ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
  • Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.

Special Instructions       

Apply at this link:   https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/58366

SLCC Highlights 

Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Full job description and to apply: http://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/58364

Starting Salary: $48,048.30 – $49,219.02

Job Open Date:03/18/2024        
Priority Review Date:04/19/2024

Job Summary   

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Library Academic Services. As a member of the Open Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) cross-institutional team this position provides support for open education activities. Supports faculty and staff by providing OER discovery and copyright review, offers CC licensing consultations and support for OER publishing platforms. Provides open access guidance at the College. This position will also act as a liaison to one of the schools at SLCC. Will engage in the Library Liaison program by coordinating with faculty and academic administrators to help provide the resources needed for student and faculty success. The Librarian will provide information literacy instruction, research assistance, and reference services for students, staff, faculty, and administrators.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties     

Open Education Initiatives:

  • Serve on Open SLCC council.
  • Support faculty and staff by providing OER discovery.
  • Provide support for OER publishing platforms such as Pressbooks.
  • Assist with the creation of best practices related to OER creation, accessibility, Open Pedagogy, and Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion concepts.
  • Assist with creation and implementation of professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
  • As a member of the Utah Academic Library Consortium support statewide OER initiatives in higher education.
  • Participate in college, state, and regional OER committees.

Liaison Services:

  • Participate in the Library Liaison program, establishing effective communication channels and dedicated Library contacts with assigned College areas.
  • Cultivate collaborative relationships with faculty, administrators, and departments within assigned College areas.
  • Increase awareness and utilization of Library resources and services through proactive outreach efforts.
  • Maintain an understanding of discipline-specific Library resources and services.
  • Ensure responsiveness to the needs of liaison areas through coordination with various Library departments.
  • Facilitate incorporation of information literacy instruction opportunities into the curriculum.
  • Stay updated on faculty research interests and provide tailored support, such as assisting in locating requested research materials.
  • Support departmental events related to research.
  • Participate in Professional development activities.
  • Participate in library, college, and state-wide teams, committees and organizations in order to advance the mission of the College, the Library and the profession.
  • Instruction:
  • Deliver evidence-based information literacy instruction in various modalities, utilizing the College’s information literacy General Education learning outcome, ACRL’s “Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education,” and pedagogical best practices to ensure students acquire essential information literacy skills for retrieving, creating, analyzing, using, and engaging with information critically
  • Incorporate cultural relevance and inclusivity in instruction to support the College’s diverse student body and Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity goals.Collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy into programs, courses, and assignments.
  • Encourage student learning and engagement through active learning and inclusive learning environments.
  • Design robust student learning outcomes, develop authentic assessments, and analyze data to measure student learning and enhance instructional methods.
  • Assess student learning outcomes with faculty and others when appropriate
  • Provide personalized research support to students and facilitate professional development sessions for faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Participate in peer teaching evaluations.
  • Pursue professional development to improve instruction.
  • Collection Development:
  • Participate in materials selection, acquisition, evaluation, and removal.
  • Utilize collections data to inform collection development decisions.
  • Research new information resources and research tools in multiple formats including print, recorded materials, electronic and streaming media.
  • Develop collections to support curricular and departmental needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications              

Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution or an international equivalent recognized by ALA.

Preferred Qualifications              

  • Experience with OER, open education, materials, and/or scholarly publication.
  • Experience with copyright, open licenses, fair use, and/or Copyright Clearance Center processes.
  • Academic library experience.
  • Instruction experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities        
  • Knowledge of current trends in OER, open education, and open scholarship.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tools and skills to support open scholarship and open education.
  • Working knowledge of current laws and trends in copyright, fair use, intellectual property, and open licensing (e.g., Creative Commons).
  • Ability to become and maintain certification in copyright and open licensing (e.g.: Creative Commons certification, CCC certification, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of or ability to learn about current trends in scholarly publication.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, administrators, and students.
  • Demonstrated success building and maintaining excellent interpersonal relationships.
  • Experience with planning and providing instruction in an academic setting through a variety of instructional methods and technologies.
  • Familiarity with and experience applying ACRL’s “Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education” in instruction.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and use professional judgement to accomplish required outcomes.
  • Ability to communicate and effectively interact with people with a broad range of diverse cultures, abilities, ethnic backgrounds and foster an inclusive, equitable and welcoming environment.
  • Ability to manage, coordinate, communicate, set priorities and boundaries, and collaborate across departments, divisions, schools, and institutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, and ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
  • Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.

Special Instructions       

Apply at this link: http://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/58364

SLCC Highlights 

Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Full job description and to apply: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/utahtech/jobs/4349940/assistant-librarian-head-of-special-collections-archivist?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

The Library at Utah Tech University in St. George, Utah, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Librarian faculty position, responsible for the Special Collections program. The Head of Special Collections Librarian performs a variety of oversight, supervision, and operational management duties requiring substantial knowledge of various library and archival systems and procedures to provide access to special collections, to process library materials, and to assist patrons in the use of library resources. This highly visible position operates in a busy environment and involves actively assisting users and monitoring multiple library functions. The Head of Special Collections/Archivist Librarian will also provide reference services that enhance the students’ academic needs and will provide instruction and materials for liaison areas as needed. More information about the department and faculty can be found online at https://library.utahtech.edu/.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the collection and processing of materials for Special Collections and Archives.
  • Provides programming for faculty, student, and public workshops as requested and assigned.
  • Coordinates digitization of special collections and archival materials in collaboration with the Systems Librarian.
  • Works with the Dean of the Library to generate grant and fundraising proposals to support Special Collections.
  • Trains and supervises the Library paraprofessional staff (1.5 FTE) and student employees assigned to the Special Collections area.
  • Serves as a library liaison to assigned discipline(s), providing collection development, and instructional support including creation of subject guides or online tutorials.
  • Provides coverage at the reference desk, including possible evening and weekend service.
  • Participates in the library’s information literacy instruction program, and teach one or more courses per semester online and/or in a blended format.
  • Serves on campus and Utah Academic Library Consortium committees as assigned.
    Participates in professional development, local history meetings, and training workshops.
  • Organizes, plans and oversees the Juanita Brooks Lecture Series, collaborating with various contingencies. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (or equivalent) from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Training/certification in special collections and archives management preferred.
    Demonstrable experience developing and successfully applying innovative solutions to complex workflows.
  • Training and experience in digitization processes strongly preferred; as well as experience with a variety of online resources and strong technology skills.
    Ability to initiate and follow through on complex projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team and build and maintain effective working relations with colleagues, students, staff, and the public.
  • Commitment to providing proactive customer service.
  • Physical strength and ability to move up to 30 pounds of materials at one time.
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of Utah history preferred.