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Business and Economics Librarian

Requisition Number: F00177P: Library Instruction

Job Description:

The Business and Economics Librarian serves as the liaison to the Goddard School of Business & Economics. They work closely with students and faculty in the school to promote student learning and faculty research. All subject liaisons also contribute to teaching Weber State University’s General Education Information Literacy requirement through several credit-course options.

The Business and Economics 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 Framework.

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. Equity, diversity, and inclusion are central to our strategic framework, and we are actively participating in the university’s equity initiatives. The library’s leadership holds itself accountable for doing the work that is necessary to address inequities in the library profession, higher education, and in our communities.

We provide support for professional and personal growth, including:

• Financial support and release time for travel and other professional development opportunities.

• Leadership opportunities across a range of library and university initiatives, as well as personal autonomy and support to shape your own career path.

• A commitment to shared governance, transparency, and cultural humility by the library administration.

• Support for engaging in service and advocacy work on behalf of underrepresented and underserved students and community groups.

• Flexibility to address care responsibilities and other commitments outside of work.

• Mentoring and connection to support systems, including the WSU Diversity and Inclusive Programs.

Job Duties:

Information Literacy Instruction includes the following activities:
• collaborating with library faculty and library staff to create and maintain a student-centered information literacy curriculum.
• developing and teaching course-integrated library instruction sessions for classes within the Goddard School of Business & Economics.
• teaching two for-credit information literacy courses per semester.

Collection Management includes:
• developing and maintaining a collection of print and electronic resources that support the teaching and research needs of the Goddard School of Business & Economics as well as the Weber State University Community.
• evaluating and selecting materials as well as weeding materials.
• promoting the use of this collection through communication with liaison departments and through subject-specific instruction.

Reference Services include:
• providing reference and research consultations to the Goddard School of Business & Economics as well as Weber State and the Ogden community.
Scholarship includes:
• publishing peer-reviewed papers in appropriate journals.
• publishing non-refereed articles in relevant library literature.
• developing workshops, giving presentations and presenting papers at appropriate library conferences given by professional organizations.
• developing workshops, giving presentations and presenting papers at Weber State University.

Service includes:
• leadership on library committees, university committees, or committees in professional organizations.
• membership on library committees, university committees, or committees in professional organizations.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Library & Information Sciences from an American Library Association accredited program or equivalent. Recent graduates or soon to be graduates are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

Exceptional candidates for this position may also possess a combination of the following qualifications. Candidates are not expected to possess all of the following qualifications. Relevant work experience (internships, practica, and/or non-library employment count towards related work experience).
• Demonstrated commitment to equity-minded and inclusive educational practices.
• Experience providing information literacy instruction either formally or informally or through training or coursework.
• Experience in anti-racist and anti-oppressive pedagogy or library practice.
• Experience using key business and economics resources, both print and electronic, including but not limited to Business Source Premier, ABI/INFORM/Global, and EconLit.
• Experience providing reference service or one-on-one assistance to students or other patrons.
• Undergraduate or graduate degree, or coursework or work experience, in a discipline taught in the Goddard School of Business & Economics.
• Knowledge of the ACRL Information Literacy Framework.
• Demonstrated awareness of research and scholarly communication issues in Business and Economic disciplines.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Commitment to scholarship, service, and ongoing professional growth and development.
• Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan and carry out projects, both independently and as a member of a team.
• Knowledge of current technologies such as LibGuides, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, reference chat, social media, etc.
• Knowledge of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and their benefits, challenges, and applications in academic environments.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:

WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Open Date: 02/24/2021

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:

Salary & Benefits: A full-time, tenure track, faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level, with a starting salary of $53,000. Excellent benefits, including a substantial employer contribution to TIAA.

Application Process: To be considered for this position, please complete the online application and attach a current cv/resume, a letter of application addressing the strengths you would bring to the position, and contact information for three professional references.

Screening for the position begins March 26, 2021. The 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.

Weber State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. The University strongly encourages minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities to apply. We actively encourage applicants who can contribute to the diversity and inclusivity mission of the university through teaching, service, and/or research.

For more information on the Goddard School of Business & Economics posted on its website at

To learn more about the Stewart Library and Weber State University, please visit our websites: and

For additional information, contact Nicole Beatty, Arts and Humanities Librarian and Teaching and Information Services Interim Chair at

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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Librarian II

SALARY: $29.41 – $34.67 Hourly
$4,779.58 – $5,633.25 Monthly
$57,355.00 – $67,599.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/23/21
CLOSING DATE: 03/14/21 11:59 PM
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Duluth Public Library is hiring a Librarian II for Technical Services. This person is a key team member. Responsibilities include administering our Integrated Library System (Polaris), monitoring and coordinating workflows in Tech Services, cataloging and working the Reference Desk when needed, acting as liaison with IT on all things related to the ILS, and helping the library’s Leadership Team make crucial strategic decisions about the ILS and the many services impacted by it.

Provide library service to the public; develop and manage library services within a designated work area and direct work activities of assigned staff.
1. Serve the public directly by staffing public service sites.
2. Serve as a resource person to other staff at public service sites.
3. Provide information to the public using a variety of sources, formats, technologies, and equipment.
4. Represent the division and library to the community, other library divisions, and City departments.
5. Investigate and resolve complaints and problems.
6. Maintain professional growth and development through a variety of activities, which may include continuing education courses, seminars, conferences, and participation in professional organizations.
7. Develop and manage library services, events, and collections.
8. Analyze customer and community needs and interests, including analysis of collection/customer usage data and collaboration with other library staff, community organizations, or governmental agencies; and make recommendations for development of library services, events, and collections based on findings.
9. Select materials, technology, and services within budget and participate in the evaluation of collection policies.
10. Perform professional tasks related to the functions and operations of the integrated library system.
11. Use strong visionary skills to further library service goals.
12. Participate in the selection of library staff.
13. Train, evaluate, and provide coaching and feedback to library staff.
14. Schedule and coordinate work activities of library staff.
15. Lead project teams.
16. Use diplomacy and tact to establish and maintain positive relationships within the library and with outside organizations.
17. Assist in division management functions as assigned.
18. Participate in or lead committees and task forces.
19. Monitor work area’s division effectiveness and recommend changes.
20. Maintain records and prepare reports.
21. Serve as the senior staff person within the division in the absence of a Supervisor, or Manager.
A. Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school, plus two (2) years of professional library experience.
Education/Experience Review (100% of scoring process; 70 pass point): Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be rated based on the type (relatedness) and extent of their education and experience as documented on their application and/or supplemental questionnaire. Applicants who pass this exam will have their names placed on an eligible list for this classification.

Alternative Exam Process: For individuals who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), alternative examination processes are available on an individual basis upon prior arrangement. Contact Human Resources at 218-730-5210, as soon as possible prior to the scheduled date of the exam. TDD services are available through 218-730-5630.

Right to Appeal: Any applicant who has been found qualified to participate in a selection process for a position in the classified service who has reason to contest the validity or fairness of any step in the selection process may appeal to the Civil Service Board within 10 calendar days of the examination. (If the examination is an Education/Experience Review, the applicant must appeal within 10 calendar days of the closing date for accepting applications.) The notice of appeal shall be in writing, shall contain a complete statement of the matter in controversy and the relief requested, and shall be signed and dated by the appellant. The notice shall be addressed to the Civil Service Board and be delivered to the Human Resources Office. If an applicant wishes to file an appeal electronically, the notice should be sent by email to

Work Eligibility: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Duluth requires verification of identity and work eligibility at the point of hire.

Veterans: For applicants claiming veterans preference, please attach to your application a copy of the document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:

Veteran: Member Copy 4″ DD214 or DD215 indicating an honorable discharge.
Disabled Veteran: “Member Copy 4” DD214 or DD215 indicating an honorable discharge, and FL-802, FL 21-802, or letter of disability or equivalent from USDVA Board’s written decision of a compensation rating of 10% or greater.
Spouse of Disabled Veteran: Marriage certificate, “Member Copy 4” DD214 or DD215 indicating an honorable discharge, and FL-802, FL 21-802, or letter of disability or equivalent from USDVA Board’s written decision of a compensation rating of 10% or greater. (Eligible only if the veteran is unable to qualify because of the service-connected disability.)
Spouse of Deceased Veteran: Marriage certificate, Death certificate, and “Member Copy 4” DD214 or DD215 indicating an honorable discharge. If disabled, FL-802, FL 21-802, or letter of disability or equivalent from USDVA Board’s written decision of a compensation rating of 10% or greater. (Eligible only if applicant has not remarried and the veteran died during active duty or as a result of an injury received from active duty.)

Veterans points will be added only if the applicant successfully completes all phases of the exam process and Human Resources has received all supporting documentation.

Please refer to Minnesota Statute 197.455 for additional requirements.

Non-Discrimination: The City of Duluth is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

Probation Period: 12 months
Duration of Eligible List: 6 months
Job Number: L2113

Branch Manager (1)
Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) is a progressive organization that fosters a culture of open communication, trust, shared learning, and independent quest for knowledge. GCPLD was honored in 2020 to receive the prestigious “Library Partnership of the Year” award from the Colorado Association of Libraries for our Business & Breakfast event series. At GCPLD, Branch Managers divide their time between two essential duties – 1) providing day-to-day supervision of all aspects of public library services for the Branch, building and sustaining staff morale, promoting work-life balance, and training and empowering our staff, and 2) serving as an engaged member of the GCPLD’s Public Services Management Team (PSMT). The PSMT is responsible for the development of systemwide public service objectives and for implementing and championing the decisions of the PSMT, the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and the Executive Director to their staff.

GCPLD leaders must be nimble, adapting to change quickly and effectively communicating changes to their staff.

We welcome and expect new ideas and challenges to the status quo. We embrace failure as part of the formula for growth. Successful Branch Managers here are those who push themselves and their staff out of their comfort zones; actively participate in the growth of their branch as well as GCPLD as a whole; and effectively communicate to all levels. GCPLD is a place for innovation and collaboration. We work in a fast paced, strategic environment with a lot on our plates at all times.

GCPLD is one district made up of six library branches. Our Branch Managers are able to see the big picture without losing sight of the details. They provide effective leadership to their individual branches while working collectively with the Public Services Management Team in the pursuit of district-wide initiatives and goals. We celebrate the uniqueness of each community we serve and we bring the strength of a unified district to each of our branches.

If you are looking to make a big impact, to be a part of a highly talented, award winning team of individuals who work collectively toward being a trusted and valued resource to everyone in our communities, we want to talk to you!

Education & Experience:


MLS or MLIS degree from a graduate library school accredited by ALA
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions
Previous supervisory experience required

3-5 years of progressively responsible library experience preferred
This is a full-time (minimum 40 hours per week), exempt position. The hiring range for the Branch Manager position is $52,000 – $66,560 annually (DOE); benefits include medical, dental, vision, and employer contribution to retirement fund; paid vacation, sick, and holidays.

About our location and lifestyle…

Garfield County is home to approximately 60,000 residents and is located approximately 180 miles west of Denver via Interstate 70. Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles, of which nearly 60% is federal public lands. The county enjoys moderate weather year-round with 300 days of sunshine annually!

Garfield County and the Rocky Mountains offer an incredible lifestyle. Residents and visitors experience a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, camping, and more. The beautiful Colorado River stretches through the county along the I-70 corridor. Limitless activities are just minutes away. Take a leisurely float on the Colorado River, with amazing views of the majestic Roan Plateau. Spend a day skiing at our nearby resorts, including Sunlight, Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, or Copper Mountain (to name just a few!). Then relax in the gorgeous Glenwood Hot Springs or Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs on your way home. Enjoy fine dining in Glenwood Springs or take an art walk in Carbondale. Head west an hour toward Palisade and Grand Junction to experience Colorado’s wine country, the Grand Mesa, and the Colorado National Monument. It’s all right here waiting for you!

Job Title: Digital Metadata Librarian
Job Category: CFS Professional position
Desired start date: 08/01/2021
Posting close date: 03/10/2021
Required Degree:

  • Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Digital metadata emphasis in graduate school or three years of experience working in digital metadata and digital collections is preferred


  • Ability to research, edit, evaluate, upgrade, and manipulate the content of library systems and databases
  • Knowledge of protocols and methods for digital metadata aggregation, including the Open Archive Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) and application protocol interfaces
  • Demonstrated understanding of emerging developments within the national metadata environment and within librarianship in general
  • Familiarity with linked-data concepts and practices


  • Creates, updates, remediates, transforms, imports, and exports metadata for digital objects and collections residing in various library systems and metadata repositories
  • Coordinates aggregation of digital content and metadata, including digital object metadata and descriptive records
  • Maintains and updates metadata application profiles
  • Creates metadata ingest templates
  • Performs quality control and quality assessment of metadata describing digital objects
  • Presents research or innovative/unique information at conferences, workshops, seminars, and/or other professional/scholarly meetings

For a copy of the full job description please email
Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically
Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.
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Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
BYU is an equal opportunity employer. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Individual Postings

POSITION: Systems Librarian

PURPOSE: Functions in a variety of full-performance level administrative duties related to the ongoing operation of the Library. Administers, configures, and supports the Integrated Library System (ILS) and Catalog Discovery Layer for the Library Department.

Manages, configures and maintains the library’s electronic resources, on and off site.
Develops, implements, enhances and assesses integrated library system, discovery layer, and library websites including upgrades and updates.
Is responsible for technical support of library electronic equipment: PC workstations, printers, scanners, fax machines, electronic classroom management system equipment, etc.
Implements application programming interfaces (APIs) to optimize existing systems, including testing, system upgrades and enhancements.
Provides monthly statistical reports about the Library’s circulation, technology use, & trends.

Graduation from college with bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field;
Two years of systems administration experience, computer programming, or related information systems experience; ability to use SQL to write reports;
An equivalent combination of education and experience;
Must complete basic Structured Query Language (SQL) training within six (6) months of the date of hire.


Full Time with Benefits.
8AM – 5PM, Monday – Friday w/ some evenings & weekends as needed.
Commensurate with education & experience.

Job Title: Economics, Finance, and Social Sciences Data Librarian
Desired start date:
Posting close date:
Required Degree:
Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from an ALA-accredited institution
PLUS either
(1) a bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, data science, or a related social science field, or
(2) five years of associated academic library experience;
If the applicant does not have an MLS, a master’s or doctoral degree in economics, finance, data science, or a related social science field is required.
Individuals hired without an MLS must complete the MLS degree within a specific period of time. They will be provided a minimum of 36 months from date of hire.

  • Demonstrated understanding of research processes in a range of social sciences, and experience working with large data sets and repositories, including relevant tools and methodologies, and knowledge of research data lifecycles, including acquisition, curation and management, analysis and presentation, sharing, and preservation.
  • Ability to provide advanced research assistance and to participate in outreach programs such as course-integrated instruction, exhibits, and presentations in assigned subject areas and in aspects of data literacy including the discovery, cleaning, management, ethical use, preservation, and sharing of data.
  • Subject expertise in assigned areas at sufficient levels to assess the curricular and research needs of the university, and to build collections to meet those needs.
  • Duties/Expectations:

  • Meet and communicate regularly with teaching faculty in assigned academic departments.
  • Develop collections and manage content in the assigned areas,
  • Promote and provide Instruction in information literacy,
  • Provide reference/research support,
  • Develop innovative services and resources to support data literacy and management, including the discovery, mining, analysis, visualization, curation, preservation, ethical use, and sharing of data, especially in the assigned subject areas and other social sciences.
  • Work closely with stakeholders in the library and across campus to cultivate data literacy, acquire and provide access to large data sets, and design and implement sustainable service models for data services and curation.
  • For a copy of the full job description please email
    Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, Employer Discretionary Retirement Contributions, employer 401k matching, and appreciation for work-life balance. This is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. BYU is located in Provo, Utah with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports, and cultural events. Learn more at
    Brigham Young University is a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.

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    Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
    BYU is an equal opportunity employer. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Utah Library Association Executive Director
    Position Description
    The Executive Director of the Utah Library Association (ULA) is the primary paid officer and representative of ULA leadership. They are essential in transferring the institutional knowledge of ULA functions to an annually rotating volunteer leadership. They have a moral and fiduciary responsibility to advance the interests and mission of ULA and its members. Primary areas of management include the ULA web presence, membership database, collaboration with and completion of assignments from the Board of Directors and continuing education officers, and advocacy of ULA, libraries, and librarians. The Executive Director reports to the ULA Executive Committee and is subject to an annual review prior to reappointment.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Serves ex-officio as a non-voting member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
    • Serves as a permanent member of the Advocacy and Membership Committees.
    • Chairs the Web Committee and supports Social Media Managers serving on that committee.
    • Maintains ULA membership records database, ensures renewal reminders are distributed, and processes memberships in an accurate and timely fashion.
    • Develops and manages the ULA website, conference website, and electronic mailing lists.
    • Ensures the website is functional, attractive, and user-friendly.
    • Keeps content current and assists ULA officers in posting content.
    • Builds and maintains relationships with state and local policymakers, officials, and boards in order to advocate on behalf of ULA, libraries, and librarians.
    • Monitors legislative and other initiatives or activities relevant to ULA, and assists in disseminating this information.
    • Collaborates with the Advocacy Committee to formulate, organize, and execute strategies for advocacy of ULA, libraries, and librarians.
    • Assists in preparing the annual budget for the Board’s approval.
    • Assists the President-Elect in reviewing and updating the triennial strategic plan.
    • Works with the Nominating Committee to manage election processes, create and disseminate ballots, and tally votes.
    • Updates and maintains manuals, bylaws, officer directories and similar documents in accordance with current ULA Bylaws, distributing them to all incoming officers and, where appropriate, all ULA members.
    • Assists with additional projects under the direction of the Board of Directors.
    • Assists with the onboarding of the newly elected President-Elect.
    • Collaborates with the Historian on the preservation of ULA minutes, reports, and other pertinent artifacts.
    • Subscribes to and follows the American Library Association Chapter Leaders listservs to keep aware of national trends and concerns.
    • Attends pertinent ALA chapter leader training virtually and in-person when finances allow.
    • Qualifications

    • Candidates should reside in Utah to more easily facilitate attendance at meetings and statewide advocacy efforts.
    • Knowledge of WordPress or demonstrated experience updating web content through a Content Management System (CMS).
    • Database maintenance experience, specifically Wild Apricot.
    • Demonstrated commitment to libraries and librarianship, and to advocacy on their behalf.
    • Degree in library science, public relations, communications, political science, management, or related field preferred.
    • Evidence of experience in marketing, promotions, or advocacy.
    • Evidence of experience in web design and maintenance.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and collegial organization.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    The Executive Director is an independent contractor and is responsible for their own benefits, taxes, and other recordkeeping. The annual salary is $14,400.00 with an estimated time commitment of 0.25 full time equivalency.

    To apply please visit
    Application deadline 2/28/2021

    The Department of Heritage & Arts is seeking a State Librarian. This individual is someone who can continue to grow a vibrant library system. The Utah State Library is looking for someone who is enthusiastic, visionary, and public service oriented with excellent management skills, traditional library skills, and the ability to effectively implement emerging technologies.

    Principle Duties
    The State Librarian will:
    Take responsibility for the library’s strategic plan.
    Manage and oversee a budget over $8.5 million.
    Oversee and manage grants.
    Oversee a staff of 55 employees.
    Partner with over 1,000 libraries across the state, including school, academic, public and special.
    Implement technological innovations.

    The Ideal Candidate
    The best person for this position is someone who:
    Has a Master’s Degree in Library Science.
    Has a minimum of 5 years experience as a public librarian with supervisory and administrative experience.
    Has demonstrated leadership and management experience.
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