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LIBRARY ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN

SALARY RANGE: $42,000 – $48,000 Annually

TYPE OF POSITION: Regular, Full-time

WORK LOCATION: Farmington Public Library (New Mexico)

DAYS WORKED: Varies, includes weekends HOURS WORKED: Varies, includes evenings

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH: Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Works under the guidance and direction of the Adult Services Coordinator.
  • May monitor the work of Adult Services staff for specific projects, as assigned.
  • Provides general and in-depth reference assistance and reader advisory, using a variety of print and online resources.
  • Analyzes and interprets data and reports related to various department functions and makes recommendations to the Adult Services Coordinator.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of library collections including, but not limited to, books, periodicals, online databases, and media.
  • Maintains and applies a current knowledge of books, authors, and trends in library services and programs.
  • Maintains and develops special collections and facilitates their use.
  • Participates in the development of the library’s web pages.
  • Manages the library’s book groups including the Book Group Kits to Go program.
  • Manages interlibrary loan operations.
  • Manages Government Documents collections.
  • Plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates library programs to meet the objectives identified in library planning documents, and community needs, expressed or perceived.
  • Participates in the development of marketing materials for promoting library programs, materials, and services.
  • Participates in the development of policies and standards with regard to collection development and adult services operations.
  • Participates in professional organizations and activities to keep informed of current and emerging trends in public libraries.
  • Plans and provides instruction and training to library staff and patrons, including library outreach programs.
  • May assist with evaluating the work performance of Library Associate and Reference Technicians.
  • Interprets and enforces library policies and procedures to library staff and the general public.
  • May make recommendations and assist with cataloging materials according to accepted standards.
  • May serve as a member of employee committees, as required and assigned.
  • Represents the library on various community or professional bodies, as required or assigned.
  • Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.
  • Understands and follows written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Must be available to work a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Participates and attends staff trainings, daily shows, programs, and other training sessions of the library.
  • Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the city.
  • Complies with Adult Services department and library procedures and policies, and the City’s guidelines, rules, regulations, procedures, and policies.
  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • This position is subject to the City’s Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Program which includes pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.
  • Background check is required.
  • This position requires participation in and compliance with the City’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Program.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record for the past three years.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
  • Master of Library Science Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the city.
  • Extensive working knowledge of reference resources, in both print and non-print formats.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices common to modern library operations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to work effectively with students, volunteers, and part-time and full-time staff.
  • Ability to understand the technology used at the library, to conduct basic troubleshooting of technology-related issues, and to accurately report issues in a timely manner.
  • Broad practical experience with integrated library systems software and subscription databases.
  • Strong collection development skills required.
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of office management, work organization and supervision. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Time management skills sufficient to organize work. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, and meet quality and quantity standards.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel, and the general public.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, to effectively interact with all age levels and cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Experience with public speaking and making presentations.
  • Ability to accurately classify and catalog library materials, based upon a thorough knowledge of library collection, classification, and selection tools and techniques. Bilingual skills helpful but not required.
  • Ability to perform routine and complex duties as assigned with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality, in accordance with library policies and laws.
  • Proficiency with tools, technology and equipment listed below.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Personal computer and applicable software, online subscription databases, automated library management systems (online catalog, self-check, computer reservations, etc.), online event and program applications, electronic devices (such as eReaders, tablets, smart phones, etc.), online applications and social media tools, copier and fax, sound systems and projectors, telephone, and automobile.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee will routinely push fully loaded book carts requiring up to 25 pounds of force. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V


Sr. Librarian

Full Description/Apply Here

JOB SUMMARY

Serves as a mentor and trainer for system librarians and resource for staff in area of specialization. Provides reference and reader’s advisory services, assists customers in the use of personal computer and electronic resources, and selects library materials for purchase or deletion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Library Science or other ALA-accredited Master’s degree (Master in Information Resources & Library Science, Master of Library & Information Science, etc.) plus two (2) years of professional public librarian work experience.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Serves as a mentor and trainer for system librarians and resource for staff in area of specialization.
Works on projects, committees, taskforces, etc. with system-wide impact in area of specialization.
Provides reference and reader’s advisory services.
Assists customers in the use of personal computer and electronic resources.
Maintains safety, security and appropriate behaviors in public spaces of the library. Assumes librarian-in-charge duties on a rotational basis to handle emergency situations and resolve public complaints.
Selects materials for assigned area(s) of the collection and evaluates items to be deleted. Provides input on the branch collection development plan and strategic goals.
Participates in outreach activities to promote use of library materials and services.
Assembles and arranges display materials and participates in branch marketing activities.
Plans, coordinates and/or provides library programs.
Participates in training workshops and other professional development activities.

Additional Information

The position will focus on project management, communication, mentorship/leadership, and partnerships.

Project Management: Leads large system events, workgroups, communicating between branches and departments, developing a timeline, meeting deadlines, evaluating metrics, and tracking details.

Mentorship/leadership: Mentors branch librarians and provides coaching and support. May provide trainings.

Partnerships: Develops, maintains, and nurtures partnerships that contribute to sustainable library programs and community relationships.


Lead, Student Computing Services
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Employer: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Job Type: Full-Time, Benefited
Salary Range: $64,000 – 70,000
Apply Here: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/141309

Apply by November 14, 2022 for full consideration.

Job Summary
This position is responsible for services at the Knowledge Commons desk, from which we support technology needs of students including patron devices and remote services, library research, equipment checkout, poster printing, and classroom support. Other duties include providing direct patron service, designing and marketing services, and supporting the Union and Benchmark computer labs.

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

We seek qualified applicants who also bring perspectives and experiences that will enrich and strengthen our organization. We especially invite applications from candidates who may not have followed a traditional educational or professional path. All candidates should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services, collections, and policies should honor and reflect this diversity. We are therefore interested in identifying and interviewing candidates who have experience with underserved or marginalized communities and communities of color and who are committed to advancing our mission to provide equitable access to information resources.

For more information, please visit the “Apply Here” link above.


Library Director, Flagstaff AZ

Salary: $92,372.80 – $115,481.60 Annually
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Job Type: Full-Time; Exempt; Benefit Eligible
Division: Economic Vitality
Job Number: 086-22-03
Work Week: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Administrative DutiesActively supports and upholds the City’s stated mission and values.  Performs highly responsible administrative, supervisory and professional library work in directing the operations of the City-County library system.

Under general supervision of the Economic Vitality Director, employees of this class are expected to exercise a high degree of independence, innovation, initiative and professional expertise in the management and functions of the City-County Library, branches, and Coconino County Library District and to assure that the services of the library system meet the informational, social, cultural, and recreational needs of the community.

A vital aspect of this position is the administrative nature and the responsibility of all library functions and facilities, including the main library and auxiliary branches. Another important aspect of this position is its accountability to not only the City of Flagstaff municipality, but also to Coconino County municipality, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, and the State of Arizona Board of Library Examiners.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must meet qualifications 1 or 2 below in addition to the combination of experience and training listed in item 3.

1) Must be qualified to become certified as a County Librarian by the State of Arizona Board of Library Examiners and appointed by the County Board of Supervisors (A.R.S. § 11-906 et seq.), requiring:

2) Bachelor’s degree conferred by an accredited college or university, plus fifteen (15) hours of courses in library science and two (2) years of appropriate experience in a public library of recognized standing (A.R.S. § 11-906).

3) Any combination of experience and training equivalent to:

  • Total of seven years responsible experience in professional library managerial and administrative oversight, including the required number of years’ experience listed in A.R.S. § 11-906 et seq.
  • Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.

Desired experience and training

  • Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited school.
  • Experience in multicultural library services.
  • Knowledge about the local community needs and resources.
  • Knowledge of and experience with collection development/maintenance.
  • Experience with managing Strategic Plans.
  • Six years of experience with innovative library technology and computers.

Full Job Description


Visiting Assistant Librarian for Heritage, Culture, and Regional History

Salary: $48,000.00 – $50,000.00 Annually
Location: St. George 84770, UT
Job Type: Full-Time Faculty
Division: Library & Open Learning Services
Job Number: 23FAC880-1
Department: Library
Closing: Continuous

The Library at Utah Tech University (UT) in St. George, Utah, invites applications for a full-time two-year Visiting Assistant Librarian position. This position will create a Heritage Center within Special Collections and Archives for the study of the heritage, culture, and history of the region, including the significance of “Utah’s Dixie”, as outlined and funded under Utah House Bill 278. More information about the department, faculty, and area can be found online at https://library.utahtech.edu.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee an oral history project documenting the regional significance of the term “Utah’s Dixie” from a diverse population set, including conducting, processing, archiving, and promoting use of materials.
  • Develop a community outreach program and engagement opportunities, including soliciting physical and digital collection donations to build out existing archival collections related to the center’s purpose.
  • In coordination with Alumni Office, Development office, Library Administration, and others participate in fundraising to further advance the preservation of heritage, culture, and history of the region.
  • Add materials to Digital Collections and build digital exhibits related to the Center.
  • Partner with the Alumni Office to create a physical and engaging exhibit space in the Utah Tech Alumni House.
  • Collaborate with and provide research assistance for a documentary film production team.
  • Perform defined faculty duties, including attendance at department and division meetings, and adherence to college, division, and university policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required (minimum):

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association OR Master’s of Arts in Museum Studies required.
  • Experience in oral history documentation, community outreach and engagement, and digital collections.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with library colleagues, students, faculty, staff, other libraries, other agencies, and the public.
  • Strong technology skills and experience with a variety of online databases and resources.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Preferred:

  • Experience working with heritage, culture, and/or regional history communities and/or groups.
  • Familiarity with the Southern Utah region, its history, people, etc.
  • Experience working with library users of diverse ages, as well as various socioeconomic, cultural and academic backgrounds.

Link to the full job description.


Curator of Photographic Materials

Posting close date: November 15, 2022
Start date of this position:  April 3, 2023
Required Degree:
MLS from an ALA-accredited institution
OR
If the applicant does not have an MLS, a master’s or doctoral degree in photography or a related field such as fine arts or art history is required.
Individuals 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.
All qualified candidates including women, people of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Experience:
• Knowledge of and ability to apply archival principles to photographic collections.
• Demonstrated ability to appraise, arrange, and describe archival photographic collections.
• Ability to teach and participate in outreach activities such as class lectures, exhibits, and presentations and the desire to interact with and mentor students.
• Knowledge of and practical experience in photography (digital and analog), including management of physical, digitized, and born-digital photographic images.
• Ability to advise and instruct students and staff in correct processing procedures for photographs.
Preferred:
• Knowledge of the history and technical aspects of photography and photographic preservation of the numerous different photographic processes.
• A second master’s degree or Ph.D. in photography or a related field such as fine arts or art history.
• Knowledge of chemistry insofar as photographic chemicals, safety and hazardous waste is concerned
• Knowledge of the technical skills, tools and procedures commonly used in a photographic darkroom and the ability to manage the same.
Duties/Expectations:
• Create accession records and processing plans for new acquisitions following DACS standards.
• Selectively acquire primary source materials that support the teaching of the history of photography.
• Provide reference and research support.
• Teach library instruction/information literacy classes; make class presentations on Special Collections resources.
• Select appropriate materials from photograph collections for digitization and ensure professional standards and best practices are followed regarding the arrangement, description, and long-term care and preservation of born-digital photographic materials.
• Mentor students and student employees.
• Manage and supervise the darkroom.
• Stay abreast of trends, processes, and scholarship related to handling born-digital photographic collections, market values for photographs, and preservation and access issues.
• Produce significant research and original contributions, including exhibits, relevant to librarianship and/or fields appropriate to subject assignment.

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=70&JobOpeningId=113487&PostingSeq=1
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Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer.  All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. 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. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.


Dean of Libraries, Marriott Library

Reporting directly to the provost and sitting on the Council of Academic Deans, the Dean of Libraries is the chief administrator over the Marriott Library, a complex organizational structure with multiple facilities, collections, and a large and diverse faculty and professional staff. The Dean will oversee the Marriott Library’s budget; lead the recruitment and retention of highly qualified librarians and professional staff; advance diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization and campus; and serve as the chief advocate and fundraiser for the Marriott Library. In addition, The Dean of Libraries consults with leadership at the Law and Health Sciences Libraries, working together to find additional opportunities for the libraries to collaborate and improve services on campus. The Dean must understand and balance the needs of all areas with an overarching focus on how library culture and functions must shift with the needs and practices of students and research faculty. The ideal candidate for this role will be well-connected within the profession and active in professional associations for research libraries, with broad connections across the field. Additionally, this is an exciting time to join the University of Utah as the Dean of Libraries would be part of a large cohort of new senior leadership, including a new president, provost, and several academic deans.

Responsibilities

The Dean of Libraries is the public face of the J. Willard Marriott Library and oversees strategic advancement in services, instruction, technology, personnel, fundraising, and budgeting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide vision and leadership to librarian faculty and full-time staff that aligns with the University of Utah’s strategic plan.
  • Effectively plan and manage library resources, including a budget of $30 million, to meet the library’s and campus’s current and future needs, as well as provide support for strategic initiatives.
  • Develop a strategic plan that reflects a thoughtful and well-informed assessment of the future roles of university libraries.
  • Advocate for the Marriott Library with University leadership, peers, and programs across the campus, and outside of the University.
  • Collaborate with campus leadership, faculty, and staff to advance the U’s teaching, learning, and research missions through library instruction, resource delivery, access, the library’s program of digital scholarship, and a wide range of other services to support research and teaching.
  • Provide leadership in the recruitment, mentoring, and retention of a strong, service-oriented community of librarians and staff, including overseeing the promotion and tenure process for librarians.
  • Create an inclusive, diverse, and cohesive organizational culture that provides a positive environment for teaching and learning.
  • Engage in development, fundraising, community engagement, and public relations in an academic library setting. The Library brings in sizable contributions from donors and in 2021, received over $5 million in donations and gifts in kind.
  • Engage in professional activities within the University, across the state, region, and nation to promote the work of the University Libraries and the reputation of the University of Utah as the flagship institution of Utah and the Intermountain West.
  • Facilitate and promote the collection and analysis of data to drive decision-making in the library and assess programs and services.

The J. Willard Marriott Library seeks qualified applicants who also bring perspectives and experiences that will enrich and strengthen the organization. The Marriott Library invites applications from candidates who may not have followed a traditional educational or professional path. All candidates should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and so employees, services, collections, and policies should honor and reflect this diversity. The Marriott Library is therefore interested in identifying and interviewing candidates who have experience with underserved or marginalized communities and communities of color and who are committed to advancing the mission to provide equitable access to information resources.

The duties, qualifications, and preferences listed in this posting are intended to give applicants an understanding of the role the library is seeking to fill and the types of skills, experience, and education that may have prepared someone to be effective in this role. The library does not expect any candidate to be a perfect match for this list or to perform all of the duties with equal proficiency on day one. In your resume, cover letter, and diversity statement, please highlight the most relevant qualifications you would bring to this position based on the posting, and describe how your background, perspective, and experience will support the library in fulfilling its mission and meeting its goals.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate for this position will possess:

  • Academic credentials appropriate to the leadership of a contemporary research-intensive library, such as an MLS, or equivalent terminal degree.
  • Evidence of the ability to meet the professional requirements of a tenured position at the Librarian rank through research, librarianship, and service.
  • Strong executive leadership background with substantial management experience in strategic planning, change management, budget oversight, human resources, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, preferably with a demonstrated record of impact.
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment and an ability to work with a diverse student and faculty population.
  • A keen understanding of the trends, opportunities, and challenges facing academic research libraries and the ability to engage key actors and peer organizations in new and emerging developments and technologies along with a deep understanding of the changing role of academic libraries in the 21st century.Desired Skills and AttributesThe successful candidate will possess many of the following experiences, skills, and attributes:
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with library colleagues and the campus community.
  • Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills.
  • An ability to champion, empower, and inspire staff and faculty at all levels and in all roles; a commitment totransparent communication that clearly delineates decision-making processes and offers forums for input andshared governance; and a successful history of recruitment, retention, development, and team building.
  • Experience with strategic planning in a large organization.
  • Demonstrated skill in envisioning, developing, and advocating for the library’s role in campus, statewide, regional,national, and international initiatives.
  • Proven experience engaging in development, fundraising, community engagement, and public relations in anacademic library setting.
  • Awareness of Special Collections, Book Arts, and a University Press and their role in a leading public researchuniversity.

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply by September 27th will be given first consideration. Please submit a CV that includes the scope and scale details for your related roles, a cover letter addressing how your experience aligns with the qualifications, your record of success, and your particular interest in this role, and a diversity statement (maximum two pages) that addresses the ways in which your personal and professional philosophy and related record as a leader aligns with the University’s “4 Pillars to Lead to Equity” and demonstrates your ability and willingness to embrace and advance this mission.

All applications and nominations will be held in confidence. To apply online, go to: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=su309


Head, Digital Publishing (Assistant/Associate Librarian)

The Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah is seeking applicants for the Head of Digital Publishing. Please feel free to share the job posting with anyone you think would be interested in the position.

Job Posting for Head of Digital Publishing: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/137509

General Responsibilities

Head of Digital Publishing supplies the vision and leadership for Digital Publishing to support the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library’s education and research missions.

This position works across library departments to develop and deliver an online environment that advances end-user resource discovery and use. The Digital Publishing Head oversees the work of Digital Publishing including: digital collections, digital exhibitions, online publications, open educational repositories, metadata, digital preservation. This is a Tenure Track position at the Assistant or Associate Librarian rank.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research and Director of the Eccles Health Sciences Library, the Head of Digital Publishing: Defines, executes, and assesses digital publishing partnerships, processes and platforms with the University of Utah Health community, including librarians, developers, project managers, faculty, staff and students; Leads and manages a staff of four; Develops and manages peer-review processes for digital publications; Supports design and development of digital exhibits to highlight notable aspects of digital collections; Maintains the physical and virtual digital collections environment to support the needs of students, faculty and staff; Works closely with the Assistant Director for the History of Health Sciences to highlight new aspects of the collection and prioritize digital exhibitions; Champions change and effectively manages the implementation of new ideas and technologies; Ensures that all programs and projects are designed to achieve the organizational goals and objectives of the Library and the Health Sciences Center.

We seek qualified applicants who also bring perspectives and experiences that will enrich and strengthen our organization. We invite applications from candidates who may not have followed a traditional educational or professional path. All candidates should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of users, and our employees, services, collections, and policies should honor and reflect this diversity. We are therefore interested in identifying and interviewing candidates who have experience with underserved or marginalized communities and communities of color and who are committed to advancing our mission to provide equitable access to information resources and providing a collection that authentically reflects the perspectives of diverse communities

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Provide strategic direction for Digital Publishing
  • Provide strategic vision, leadership, and supervision of day to day activities in Digital Publishing Group
  • Plan, design and implement high quality digital publications in health sciences
  • Collaborate with library and campus units, faculty, and students in order to foster and integrate new digital library solutions that will shape the future of the library and University of Utah Health’s information environment
  • Serve as Project Director for NOVEL (Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library), Moran CORE, and the Utah Dermatology Education Resources and Modules (Utah DERM)
  • Lead education and technology projects and services such as the Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio and other video and photography projects
  • Participate in the Eccles Library Communication Advisory Committee overseeing and implementing new procedures, technologies, and policies in regards to external and outward communication from the library as well as internal communication projects
  • Facilitate continued work on the History of the Health Sciences, and other UHealth related collections
  • Research, design, and supervise licensing policy, processing, pricing, and intellectual property involving Library digital assets, scholarly materials, and published products
  1. Research
  • Engage in scholarship or creative activities consistent with the mission of the University and specific position responsibilities to advance the knowledge and expertise and to contribute to the intellectual discourse and the knowledge base of the profession
  • Communicate the results of research activities in the form of publications, presentations, posters, etc., to advance the library’s ability to develop and deliver effective services
  1. Provide service to the library, university, and librarian profession
  • Volunteer for committee assignments within the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the University of Utah
  • Participate in local, regional and national service in professional organizations and affiliations

Required Qualifications

  1. Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school or the equivalent combination of a relevant degree and experience working with digital publishing efforts
  2. Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Willingness to learn about budgetary and purchasing processes
  5. Experience working with digital asset management systems, ingestion tools, and preservation technology
  6. Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and community
  7. Appointment at the Associate Librarian rank will require advanced research and librarianship to qualify for tenure at time of appointment.
  8. Willingness to seek membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Previous work experience with digital collections in health sciences libraries
  2. Strong supervisory and personnel management skills coupled with a service-oriented leadership philosophy
  3. Experience developing digital curricula, in collaboration with faculty/departments
  4. Experience designing and developing exhibits representing individuals, programs, events, and specific topics
  5. Experience collaborating with discipline-specific societies
  6. Able to build and maintain inter-disciplinary teams and foster collaboration
  7. Awareness of current digital collections issues
  8. Demonstrated ability in project management and technology, including budgetary, licensing, and purchasing experience.
  9. Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills
  10. Experience providing instruction in an academic setting