Weekly Roundup – April 28, 2013

Louisiana Jobs

Entry Level (or Unspecified) Jobs

Advanced Jobs

Student Jobs and Internships

Archivist – San Francisco, CA

TRAK Records and Library is recruiting for a Part-Time Archivist/Librarian for their client in the San Francisco Bay Area. This position is ideally suited for someone looking to curate and organize a prestigious archive of historically valuable documents and source materials! Qualified candidates may have an undergraduate library/information science degree and/or training in archival management. MLS or similar and previous experience with project management preferred. Ideal candidates will have at least three years of archive experience, with additional library skills desirable. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume in Word format to resumes@trakrecordsandlibrary.com today!

Librarian – Tulane University School of Business – New Orleans

Position: Librarian, Turchin Library 

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Employer: A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University 

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 

Type: Full-time–Experienced 

Start Date: Preferred by August 1, 2013 

Required Education: Master of Library Science 

To apply for this job submit application letter and current resume to businessdean@tulane.edu . 
This position is open until filled. 

Employer Information 
The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University is an internationally recognized and AACSB accredited business school with more than 2,500 students and 130 faculty in programs spanning the globe. With innovative curricula that combine outstanding classroom instruction and distinctive experiential learning opportunities, the Freeman School is dedicated to preparing current and future business leaders to contribute positively to their organizations and their communities. The Turchin Library supports the education and research mission and objectives of the Freeman School. Tulane librarians, while not tenured, enjoy many of the benefits of faculty. 

Job Description 
The A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University invites applications for the librarian of its Turchin Library. The Turchin librarian is responsible for planning and delivery of quality library collections and services in support of the education and research mission and objectives of the Freeman School. Collection development and service delivery requires knowledge of the academic business disciplines, faculty research, and business curricular trends. Library management requires knowledge of principles and processes necessary for effective strategic planning, budgeting, resource allocation, leadership, and coordination of people and resources. The Turchin librarian reports to the Freeman School Director of Technology and Library, has supervisory responsibility for two library associates and 6-10 student workers, and has financial responsibility for annual non-salary expenditures of approximately $355,000. 

At least four years relevant library experience, preferably with experience as a business librarian at an academic institution; Experience with principles and processes for planning and providing quality business library services including: Library automation, Web content development/maintenance, and the use of computer/online databases including CRSP, IBES, WRDS, Bloomberg, and Thomson Reuters; Instruction to students and faculty in effective use of library resources; Experience with management principles and processes involved in strategic planning, budgeting, resource allocation, leadership, and coordination of people and resources; Understands the implications of evolving scholarly communications, information sources and digital media for business education and research; Evidence of effective communications and interpersonal skills.

Principal Archivist – University of North Texas – Denton, TX

Principal Archivist, University of North Texas
Archives and Rare Books Department

The University of North Texas is aggressively growing our library research collections and seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, experienced archival professional for the position of Principal Archivist to provide leadership during a period of rapid growth. Reporting to the Head of the Archives and Rare Books Department, the Principal Archivist will perform archival duties such as accessioning, processing, preserving and providing access to Archives and Rare Books materials. In addition, the archivist performs professional administrative duties and is responsible for project management, training and supervision within the department.

Complete job advertisement:

All candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu.  UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE.

Outreach Librarian – Calcasieu Parish Public Library

Job Description

The position of Outreach Librarian is assigned to Pay Grade 85 on the Library’s Classification and Pay Scale. This position is under the immediate supervision of the Associate Librarian of Public Services. The Outreach Librarian is responsible for day-to-day operation of services to homebound patrons. This is a regular, full-time, 40 hour per week, non-exempt position including evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions
• Formulates goals, plans, and procedures for implementing homebound library services.
• Assists homebound patrons in locating materials and information.
• Selects books and materials for homebound patrons.
• Delivers community outreach services at local schools, senior citizen facilities, and businesses; conducts off-site library card registration; provides library materials to homebound patrons.
• Assists in maintaining the library’s equipment, and vehicles and reports maintenance issues
• Exercises sound fiscal management of outreach services budget allocations
• Makes presentations or speaks to community groups.
• Maintains records/statistics and prepares reports as directed.
• Confers with PIO in publicizing and promoting homebound services
• Coordinates volunteers and branch staff who help with homebound delivery.
• Ability to get along with patrons and co-workers.
• Keeps informed of technological and professional trends and pursues a commitment to personal growth & professional development.
• Staying informed about library services and activities.
• Responsible to perform other duties as required.

Required Qualifications, Training and Education
• MLS from an accredited college or university.
• One year of progressively responsible experience in a public library.
• Must have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint Research skills and ability to use digital and print resources.
• Effective communications skills.
• Ability to plan, initiate, develop, and evaluate special library programs and services.
• General knowledge of technology trends including mobile devices and social media.
• Must have a valid Class “C” Driver’s License prior to employment.

Physical & Additional Requirements
• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.
• Walking, standing, sitting, bending, stretching, reaching, climbing, stooping, twisting, and kneeling.
• Must take and pass a physical exam, lumbar x-rays, and drug screen prior to employment.
• Must pass pre-employment background check.
• Must be able to reach above shoulder height and stoop below knee level.

• 15.38 an hour and up, depending on qualifications and experience.
• Mandatory direct deposit through the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury.

How to Apply
Qualified applicants should complete the online application and email resume with an attached letter outlining how you envision 21st Century outreach services to the Human Resources Director, Angela Stutes at astutes@calcasieu.lib.la.us.
Library ninjas encouraged to apply.
Closing date to submit application is Thursday, May 9, 2013 by 4:30 p.m.

Librarian – Nicholson Memorial Library System – Garland, TX

Nicholson Memorial Library System
Garland, Texas

Position Description: Responsible for providing professional reference and reader’s advisory services to the library patrons. Also, responsible for assisting library users with library technologies and online resources & technologies. Resolve patron problems and interpret policies. Provide professional reference, reader’s advisory, and programs to library users. Carry out special project assignments. Provide assistance with online resources and the Internet to a large number of computer users. Perform basic hardware and software troubleshooting. Provide assistance with online resources and the Internet to a large number of computer users. Perform basic hardware and software troubleshooting. Provide instructional classes on the Internet and other online resources, and present educational programs, as assigned. Stay apprised of new resources through continuing education, professional journals and training.

Location: Garland, Texas (Dallas area)

Employer: Nicholson Memorial Library System

Type of Library: Public

Salary Comment: $37,835.20 to $49,192.00/Yr.

Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university. Up to 1 year related experience. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Experience: 1-3 years of professional public library experience. Advanced graduate level coursework or working knowledge of library technologies and online resources. Training or experience in working with mainstream social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, GoodReads, etc.) in a public library setting. Primary responsibility for producing news releases, newsletters and other publicity for an organization. Comprehensive knowledge of current practices in public libraries, including reference services, reader’s advisory, and library technology. Comprehensive knowledge of online resources. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to handle customer issues and complaints appropriately. Ability to work closely with others as part of a team. Skill in creating content using social media tools (e.g. Flickr, YouTube, etc.)

Contact: Will Massey

Send Resume to: All applications must be submitted via the City of Garland website http://www.garlandtx.gov; Employment Opportunities. Phone 972-205-2475. Fax 972-205-2706

Email: gbpayne@garlandtx.gov

Special Instructions: Valid Class C driver’s license