Reference & Instruction Librarian / Academic Technology Assistant, Antioch University

Reports to: Director of Library Services

Percentage of Effort: Full-Time, 100% and Supervises: None

General Summary

The Instruction & Reference Librarian and Academic Technology Assistant will offer library and technology services to the campus community at Antioch University Los Angeles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide creative and effective Information Literacy instruction to undergraduate and graduate students in assigned classes, workshops, in one-on-one and small group meetings, in person and online
    • Interest in learning new ways of teaching and facilitating learning for a plurality of learners
    • Collaborate with fellow librarians and faculty to design research assignments and evaluate pedagogy
    • Participate in assessment of teaching effectiveness and student learning
    • Understand the library collection, paper and digital, and its value and purpose in supporting the university’s teaching and learning goals
    • Provide reference assistance
    • Advocate for reading culture
    • Create library multimedia resources for students and faculty
    • Provide copyright and fair use information to students and faculty
    • Present information about library and academic technology at student and faculty orientations
    • Participate in professional development: workshops, conferences; keep current with literature
    • Instruct and assist with academic technology campus-wide
      Other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications

    • MLS from an ALA-accredited university
    • Commitment to a vibrant and inclusive library, as a workplace a center and respite for all AULA community
    • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively and professionally with colleagues
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience providing reference services to faculty, staff, and students
    • Experience working with students from a range of backgrounds with a wide variance of information-seeking and technological skills
    • Ability to instruct students with widely varying learning styles, using a variety of effective teaching techniques and innovative learning environments
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience designing, conducting, and assessing library instruction/information competency workshops, orientations, courses, and programs
    • Up-to-date knowledge in the field of information literacy instruction
    • Experience developing, implementing, and assessing student learning outcomes
    • Demonstrated proficiency in designing and developing web-based, multimedia, and print instructional aids
    • Working knowledge of emerging technologies critical to the design and delivery of reference and library instruction services
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), learning management systems, online conference applications, such as Zoom, Springshare products (Libguides, etc)
    • Knowledge of Copyright and Fair Use

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, ability to use eye vision, use hands and fingers, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The individual must regularly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Requires daily use of computer and other standard office equipment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities.

Hours of Employment: This is a 100% position and work schedule will be provided.

Compensation and Benefits: Depending on experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, prescription drug service, life insurance, and retirement plan. Employees are eligible to apply for tuition benefit after one year of employment.

Submit resume and (3) references using Apply button below –  Open until Filled

Antioch University LA reserves the right to change the duties of the job description at any time.

Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

Employment at Antioch University

 

Business Librarian, Cal State Long Beach

Recruitment Number: 2581
Position: Full-Time Temporary Business Librarian (i.e. Accountancy, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Legal Studies in Business, Management and Human Resources Management, and Marketing) – 1 Year Contract
Effective Date: On or about October 1, 2019
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (or equivalent) from an American Library Association accredited program (by date of appointment).
Working experience as an academic librarian or library internship in an academic institution.
Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in an academic library setting.
Demonstrated effectiveness at providing research assistance.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with university faculty, staff, and students.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications

A degree in one (or more) of the following disciplines:  Business, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing.
Experience as an academic librarian in one or more of the following disciplines:  Business, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate, select, and review information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.

Duties

Provide in-person and online reference services at a service-oriented and all-purpose reference desk for approximately 6 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends.
Provide library instruction and consultation services to the students and faculty of the College of Business (i.e. Accountancy, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Legal Studies in Business, Management & Human Resources Management, and Marketing), and the department of Economics.
Serve as the Library’s subject specialist for the specified departments, which includes evaluating, selecting, and reviewing information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.
Work closely with subject librarians and other members of the University community as appropriate.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

How to Apply – Required Documentation

​​An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
Letter of application addressing the Required and Preferred Qualifications
Curriculum Vitae (including current email address)
Names and contact information for three references
A copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
A signed SC-1 form,
Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
An official transcript(s) (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin September 3, 2019

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

Employment Requirements

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged.  All application materials should be sent as a single PDF document to: libadmin@csulb.edu

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Temporary Business Librarian Search Committee
University Library
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1901

562-985-4047 and/or libadmin@csulb.edu

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Research Librarian for Engineering & Biotechnology, NC State University Libraries

*For candidates with preferred management experience and interest, appointment at the Associate Head level may be considered.

The NC State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Research Librarian for Engineering & Biotechnology* in the Research Engagement department. The department engages with faculty members, researchers, and students across the full lifecycle of research and scholarship, offering dynamic services, spaces, and technologies to enable all forms of research, discovery, and learning, and connecting faculty and graduate students with a full suite of resources for research and teaching productivity.

Responsibilities

Provides expert services for faculty, staff, and students across the research lifecycle including information discovery, data curation, visualization, research computing, and scholarly communication

Identifies trends in research practices in engineering and biotechnology and recommends strategies for aligning library services accordingly

Fosters collaboration and interdisciplinary interactions among faculty and other stakeholders by supporting and collaborating with interdisciplinary research teams

Provides instruction on research skills and data literacy to students in the sciences and engineering and engages in ongoing development and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices

Provides consultation on the use of scholarly resources, technologies, and the NCSU Libraries’ technology-rich spaces

Collaborates with Collections & Research Strategy librarians in collection development and assessment activities

In collaboration with research administration at NC State, advises researchers in evaluation of grant opportunities including meeting funder and university requirements for providing public access to publications and data resulting from research

Participates in library planning, serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams

NC State University librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/ehra/rleb

AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.

Outreach Librarian (2 vacancies), Georgia State

Georgia State University, ranked in 2018 as the #2 Most Innovative University by U.S. News & World Report, has one of the fastest growing research profiles in the country and a proven commitment to the success of students from all backgrounds.

The University Library is hiring two (2) forward-thinking and collegial outreach librarians to support key areas of research, teaching, and learning from across the University, with particular focus on:

      • Psychology
      • Neuroscience
      • Global Studies
      • Gerontology
      • Public Health
      • Other disciplines as defined by need and interest

Training and support will be provided to librarians who may be new to outreach services or to supporting the needs of specific disciplines. Interested persons from any stage of their career are invited to apply. Working closely with assigned departments and programs in a collaborative and team-based environment, Outreach Librarians provide individual and small-group consultations, workshops, and instruction in information and resource use. Librarians at GSU have a strong commitment to student
learning and success and are expected to collaborate with library and campus colleagues serving the wide variety of colleges and programs.

We welcome information professionals eager to partner with faculty in their research and teaching and work with students at all levels in learning the information tools and skills needed to succeed in college and career. These positions serve as members of the library faculty (12-month; non-tenure track), hold faculty rank, and are expected to participate in service and scholarly activities as outlined in the University Library’s faculty guidelines. The library is committed to providing exceptional professional development opportunities to its employees

 

Research Librarian I, American Federation of State, County, & Municipal Employees

AFSCME

Department: Research & Collective Bargaining Services
Location: Washington, D.C.
Grade:  United Staff Union — Grade 8
Salary:  Starts at $72,447 with union-negotiated wage/step increases.
Benefits: List of benefits

To be considered
Please send an email with an attached cover letter and resume using the Apply button. Include the position title, and if you are a current member of an AFSCME Local, in the subject line of your email.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, we strongly encourage applying before June 28, 2019.

Duties, Requirements and Desired Qualifications

This position is responsible for providing information and research services to union staff and leadership. The ideal candidate will be adept at: selecting and distributing news and other relevant information for a targeted audience, researching, analyzing, and disseminating information from diverse sources in response to patron requests, contributing to the management, organization, and assessment of the library collection, and providing outreach and instruction services for users of the Information Center.

Duties

Curates and assembles a daily email newsletter from a wide variety of sources, comprehensively covering key developments in topics of interest to AFSCME.
Researches, retrieves, analyzes and disseminates information from electronic and print sources in response to reference requests.
Synthesizes research findings into structured, digestible reports for a variety of audiences.
Assists with collection management responsibilities including cataloging, identifying and evaluating potential acquisitions, shelving and weeding the collection.
Performs outreach and instructional services for staff and provides access, assistance and support for Information Center resources.
Researches, selects and independently assembles and distributes articles for AFSCME Information Center blogs.
Creates fact sheets, user guides, and other documentation on internal and external electronic communications to foster user self-sufficiency.
Conducts presentations or instructional sessions for internal and external audiences.
Remains knowledgeable on issues affecting AFSCME members.
May supervise clerical support staff.
Performs other general duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; an advanced degree in library or information science is strongly preferred, and three to five years of experience in a library or similar setting which provides the following skills.

Skills Requirements

Ability to identify requestors’ needs through use of reference interviews and craft effective search strategies to address those needs.
Ability to synthesize research findings and write clear, organized reports of research results based on the identified information need.
Skilled in the use of digital technologies and experienced with electronic library information systems, databases and other information management and retrieval tools.
Ability to perform sound research and make logical conclusions.
Ability to evaluate, abstract and analyze data and technical information from diverse sources.
Knowledge of library administration principles.
Experience with knowledge and information management principles, strategies and technologies.
Ability to develop positive working relationships with colleagues and Information Center users.
Ability to effectively manage multiple demands and deadlines and to balance short- and long-term priorities.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Commitment to AFSCME’s mission.

Desired Qualifications

Working knowledge of advanced search logic techniques and optimal usage of complex legal, business and news databases.
Experience with library technical services including administration of OPAC software or other discovery systems and knowledge of metadata and cataloging standards.
Familiarity with data and information management technologies such as content management system administration, HTML, digital asset management and relational database structures.
Interest in labor relations and public sector institutions, law and policy issues.

AFSCME is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

Benefits

Full employer-paid health insurance for employee and family, including major medical, hospitalization, prescription drugs, vision, dental and orthodontia
Health insurance for domestic partners
Paid short term disability
Paid long term disability
Defined benefit pension plan (jointly paid)
401(k) savings plan
Full employer-paid life insurance and accidental death benefits
3 weeks earned vacation per year
12 days earned sick leave per year
12 paid holidays per year
Holiday release between Christmas and New Year’s Day with pay
Tuition assistance reimbursement plan
Dependent care assistance plan (flexible spending account)

Union Membership

Employees filling a United Staff Union bargaining unit position are required to join the union and pay membership dues.

 

Data Librarian (Tenure-Track)

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Data Librarian. This exciting new opportunity supports Western Michigan University’s commitment to be a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by supporting campus efforts in three key areas: cultivating and participating in campus research collaborations, consulting with researchers, and delivering educational programming.

The Data Librarian will lead new library efforts to support the emerging data needs for a wide range of stakeholders, such as campus researchers, students, and the Office of the Vice President for Research. This new role will define the future of data services within WMU libraries, work to identify campus needs, and develop a new service portfolio to assist the campus community on how to better use, manage, communicate, and preserve data. The Librarian will develop new partnerships to increase the visibility and usability of data resources, support scholarly communications, and deliver instruction on best and emerging practices.

As a tenure track, fiscal-year (12 month) appointment, the Librarian will report to the Associate Dean for Resources and Digital Strategies and work as a team member in the Research Services Department. This innovative new area is responsible for the curation, preservation, and promotion of specialized collections, planning and executing digital projects, and providing research and educational services to support of specific program areas. The position will participate in library-wide activities and committees and may also supervise staff.

In support of the Libraries’ commitment to professional development, the Librarian will enjoy many opportunities to develop a professional record. Travel funding will be provided, with support for presenting at conferences, publishing in professional publications, and developing leadership experience.

A master’s degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or an international equivalent as identified by ALA is required. Candidates with advanced graduate coursework or professional experience are encouraged to apply.

Please visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs for further information regarding the position requirements and application procedures. Review of applications will begin February 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The position will be based on Western Michigan University’s main campus in Kalamazoo, MI. The expected start date is summer 2019.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

Western Michigan University is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in the vibrant community of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Known as a center for innovative health sciences research and the home of two nationally-ranked institutions of higher learning—Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College—Kalamazoo enjoys being a center for higher education and the sixth largest metropolitan area in Michigan. Kalamazoo is home of the nationally recognized Kalamazoo Promise, where graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo offers a wealth of cultural and recreational activities, including numerous outdoor recreation activities, unique commerce and shopping, and numerous cultural organizations. For more information, please visit: https://wmich.edu/about/kalamazoo

Western Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Direct Link: www.wmujobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=56891