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Interlibrary Loan/Cataloging Librarian – University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

Working Title: Interlibrary Loan/Cataloging Librarian
EPA Non-Faculty
Work Hours: Full Time
Posting Open Date: 09/19/2013
Application Deadline: 10/25/2013
Proposed Start Date: 12/02/2013

Position Summary:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of information and Library Science (SILS) holds the contract to provide library services for the US Environmental Protection Agency Library in Research Triangle Park. The Interlibrary Loan Cataloging Librarian oversees operations for interlibrary loan, document delivery and cataloging. The Interlibrary Loan Cataloging Librarian provides training for library personnel and interns, including maintaining procedures and guidance documents for both departments. The Interlibrary Loan Cataloging Librarian provides routine and in-depth research of traditional reference resources available in order to obtain obscure and difficult to obtain documents and articles. The Interlibrary Loan Cataloging Librarian provides cataloging of items needing original cataloging or that are time-sensitive using RDA and AACR2.
Educational Requirements: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science.

Qualifications and Experience:
The successful candidate will have at least four (4) years directly related experience in interlibrary loan services and cataloging; Thorough knowledge and understanding using information technologies in a research environment, including OCLC, Docline, online library systems, and specialized scientific databases; Thorough knowledge and understanding of national cataloging standards (AACR2, LCSH, LCC, and MARC); Familiarity with RDA (Resource Description and Access ); Clarity in oral and written communications; The ability to be an innovative participant in a team-oriented environment and have a genuine interest in working closely with and mentoring graduate students. The preferred candidate will be familiar with government documents, environmental, biomedical and engineering information; Familiar with EndNote; Familiar with SharePoint
Special Instructions:
The application deadline for this position is October 25, 2013. Applicants must submit a letter of application, CV/Resume, and a list of 3-5 references at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/32548.
Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com:80/postings/32548

Librarian – South Plains College – Levelland, TX

Job Title: Librarian
Department: Library, Reese Center, South Plains College
Reports to: Director of Library Services

SUMMARY
Provides public services and direct assistance to library patrons in locating, retrieving, and using information.
LOCATION
Reese Center [Note: while this position is advertised as being for Reese Center, there is the possibility that it will be located on the Levelland Campus.]
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assist library patrons in using the automated catalog, online databases, and other computerized indexes to locate information available on-site or externally.
Interact with and assist library patrons in person, by phone, and online.
Provide information literacy instruction to classes and other groups; this includes coordinating with other departments to arrange meeting times and locations, and communicating with faculty about scheduling.
Prepare exercises and activities for student use related to library instruction.
Create program and course-specific materials lists for use by students and faculty.
Provide feedback about the design and function of the library Web page.
Analyze user needs and recommend appropriate information resources to patrons, including website evaluation.
Work as a public services team member to initiate and coordinate interlibrary loans.
Generate reports of usage statistics, overdue items, and shelflists for collection maintenance purposes.
Collect and maintain usage statistics for public services.
Assist in the training and supervision of student employees.
Assist in the evaluation and development of the library collection by recommending materials for purchase and withdrawal, including electronic information such as fee-based online information services.

Work as a team member to assist in developing general library policy and other activities designed to evaluate, develop, and promote library services.
Supervise and assist in preparation of materials to be added to or removed from the Reese Library collection, including reserve materials; this includes cataloging and processing of items at the Reese Center Library for retrieval by patrons.
Cooperate as a team member in performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in the supervision of the work-study students and scholar assistant at the Reese Library. Carriy out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assigning and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems during work hours.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
A Master’s degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association is required. Two years of library experience in an academic public services position preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general reports, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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 regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

The required application documents may be obtained on the South Plains College website at http://www.southplainscollege.edu/information-for/employees/humanresources/employmentopportunities/joblisting . This position is open until filled.

South Asian Studies Librarian – Indiana University Bloomington Libraries

South Asian Studies Librarian
Assistant/Associate Librarian
Indiana University Bloomington Libraries

The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries seek a dynamic, innovative, and collegial individual to serve in the position of South Asian Studies Librarian.

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 42,000 students and almost 3,000 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its world-class contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local craftsmanship in limestone.

The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries (http://www.libraries.iub.edu) are among the leading academic research library systems in North America, having recently been named the top university library by the Association of College and Research Libraries. The IUB Libraries provide strong collections, quality service and instructional programs, and leadership in the application of information technologies. The IU Libraries system consists of twenty libraries on the Bloomington campus, five libraries in Indianapolis, and a library at each of the other six campuses across the state. The collections support every academic discipline on campus and include more than 6.6 million books, journals, maps, films, and audio/visual materials in over 900 languages. Users can access more than 400 databases, 43,000 electronic journals, and 224,000 electronic books, as well as locally developed digital content.

The IUB Libraries are active members of regional and national associations and consortia including the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Digital Library Federation (DLF), and is a founding member of HathiTrust, a shared digital repository. IU is the principal investigator for Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE) and is working with academic library partners to develop a next generation open source library management system.

The Area Studies Department of the Indiana University Libraries includes six librarians and four 0.5 FTE support staff positions who are responsible for all aspects of collection development/management, reference, and outreach to students and faculty in African, Latin American, Spanish & Portuguese, Latino, Slavic and East European, East Asian, Middle Eastern, Islamic and Central Eurasian, Jewish, India and South Asian, and Tibetan Studies. The department’s mission is to support and strengthen teaching, learning, and research by providing the collections, services, and environments that lead to intellectual discovery. For more information, see http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=8518.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Head of the Area Studies Department, the individual in this position will provide reference and instructional support for, and oversee collection development and management in the areas of India and South Asia Studies and provide collection development for Foreign/International Documents. Additional responsibilities include:
· Serving as an active member of the Libraries’ Area Studies Department.
· Managing and developing interdisciplinary library collections in the areas of India and South Asian and, to a lesser degree, South East Asian Studies.
· Managing and developing library collections in the area of Foreign and International Documents.
· Supporting research and scholarly communication in the above subject areas through outreach to faculty and students.
· Actively supporting the teaching of India and South Asian Studies by consulting with faculty on teaching information literacy skills and teaching library instruction sessions.
· Serving as liaison to the Dhar India Studies Program. The individual in this position may also serve as a member of the Dhar India Studies Program’s core faculty.
· Learning and understanding the continually evolving research practices and teaching needs of India and South Asian Studies faculty, students, and instructors.
· Providing reference services and research consultations and support to faculty, students, staff, and the community at large.
· Keeping abreast of developments related to the book trade in India and South Asia.
· Contributing to developments in the field of area studies librarianship through active professional engagement and research, presenting and publishing in appropriate venues.
· Developing regional, national, and international partnerships and collaborations, representing IU in forums such as the Committee on South Asian Libraries and Documentation (CONSALD) and the South Asia Microform Project (SAMP).

QUALIFICATIONS
Required
· ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent education or experience.
· A second Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in a South Asian Studies discipline.
· Solid command of the history and major trends in research and scholarly publishing in the South Asian world area.
· Ability to work in a team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues.
· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with diverse populations of faculty, students, and academic colleagues.
· Experience in collection development and a broad knowledge of information resources for India Studies, South Asian Studies, and Foreign/International Documents.
· Experience in information literacy instruction. Demonstrated ability to deliver in-person and online reference services.
· Excellent communication skills in English.
· Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position.
Preferred
· Experience as an India or South Asian Studies Librarian, or a comparable combination of academic and professional experience.
· Strong language skills in at least one key Indic language, such as (but not exclusively) Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, or Sanskrit.
· Ph.D. in India or South Asian Studies discipline.
· Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment.
· Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education.
· Ability to identify and work with materials in Indic languages outside the candidate’s core area of expertise.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, a 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and a generous paid time off plan. This is a tenure-track academic appointment that includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves. A link to additional information about benefits can be found at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.

TO APPLY
Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2013. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:

Jennifer Chaffin
Director of Human Resources
Libraries Human Resources
Herman B Wells Library 201
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: 812-855-8196
Fax: 812-855-2576
Email: libpers@indiana.edu

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Head Film Archivist – Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research – Madison

http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=77672

Working Title: Head Film Archivist, Wisconsin Center for Film and
Theater Research

Official Title: SR SPECIAL LIBRARIAN(T23BN) or SPECIAL LIBRARIAN(T23DN)
or ASSOC SPEC LIBRARIAN(T23FN)

Degree and area of specialization: MA or MLS (or equivalent) in moving
image archiving, or MLS (or equivalent) in library and information
studies (with archival emphasis), and course work in film/mass media
studies; or MA in film/mass media studies with substantial archival
training and experience.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Two to
five years of archival experience with emphasis on moving image
archiving preferred. Expertise in moving image archiving essential;
expertise in manuscript and digital archiving also desirable. Evidence
of teaching interest and ability essential; teaching experience desirable.

Principal duties:
20%: Acquisition, maintenance and preservation of Wisconsin Center for
Film and Theater Research (WCFTR) and Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS)
moving image collections: Oversee physical maintenance of collections.
Provide researcher access to WCFTR- and WHS-owned collections.

7%: Catalogue and index collections: Work with WHS to catalogue, index,
and support moving image collections.

25%: Reference services and access: Train and supervise rotating staff
and student workers to provide research access and handle reference
requests for WCFTR collections. Oversee user access to moving image
collections, WCFTR stills archive, and WCFTR poster collections.

20%: Participate in outreach efforts drawing from WCFTR collections.
Conduct tours of archives, help curate exhibits, speak to public etc.

5%: Advise students and research groups in archival research methods.
Give presentations to departments and interested groups.

5%: Assist in the daily management of WCFTR administration.

18%: Teach one course annually in archival theory and practice in the
archives specialization program in UW Madison School of Library and
Information Studies (SLIS). Participate in appropriate levels of student
advising and curricular administration in SLIS. Report to SLIS Director
with respect to teaching and advising activities.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

Appointment Type: Academic Staff
Department(s): L&S/COMMUN ARTS
Full Time Salary Rate: Minimum $43,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Appointment percent: 100%
Anticipated begin date: JANUARY 01, 2014
Number of Positions: 1

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
Application must be received by: OCTOBER 25, 2013

HOW TO APPLY:
Send application material to the attention of Mary Huelsbeck, Assistant
Director, WCFTR, by E-mail to huelsbeck@wisc.edu; or hard copy to 6039
Vilas Hall, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI 53706. Send curriculum
vitae, contact information for three references and cover letter
highlighting appropriate training and experience, including where
applicable information relevant to teaching ability.

Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please
send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing
#77672 to:
Mary Huelsbeck

Phone: 608-262-9706
821 University Ave

Fax: 608-262-9953
6039 Vilas Communication Hall

Email: huelsbeck@wisc.edu
Madison, WI 53706-1412
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further
information. )

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information
regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request.
Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified
individuals to apply.

university of Illinois Chicago Library Academic Resident Program

UIC Library Academic Resident Program
The University Library, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks candidates for its Academic Resident Librarian Program to serve one-year post-graduate appointments with the possibility of renewal for a second year. A goal of the residency program is to increase diversity within the challenging and rewarding profession of academic librarianship, particularly among individuals traditionally underrepresented in the academy. Residents will work closely with library faculty to develop skills in one of the specialized areas listed below and to develop an understanding of academic librarianship as a whole through the introduction to the different functional areas of the library, opportunities to participate on library committees and task forces, and exposure to professional associations.
Candidates should indicate their interest or experience in one or more of the following specialized areas:
• Data curation
• Health Sciences Librarianship
• Cataloging and Metadata creation
Minimum Qualifications:
Recent completion of a master’s degree program in library and information science from an ALA accredited program (graduation date Spring 2012 or later); knowledge of and interest in academic libraries; the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with library staff as well as faculty, students, and other library users.

Salary: Visiting faculty appointments in UIC Library begin at $43,000 for a twelve month appointment.

For fullest consideration apply by October 25th, 2013 with a letter addressing your interest in one or more of the specialized areas, supporting resume, and name and address of at least three references.

All applicants must submit an online application through jobs.uic.edu. For more information and to apply: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=36366

Library Relations Associate – Shared Shelf – New York, NY

Library Relations Associate – Shared Shelf
ARTstor – New York, NY

ARTstor, a technology-based nonprofit in the arts and humanities, seeks a Library Relations Associate.

ARTstor is a rapid-paced, innovative organization that utilizes technology to meet the needs of educational and cultural institutions worldwide. Within this broad mission, ARTstor makes available the ARTstor Digital Library, with more than 1.6 million images in the arts and humanities for use in teaching and research. ARTstor also offers Shared Shelf, a cloud-based (SaaS), hosted media management platform with related tools and services to help educational and cultural institutions create, manage and share their media collections online.

Job Description:
The Library Relations Associate will share responsibility for expanding Shared Shelf participation within the academia community. The ARTstor community of potential participants consists of nonprofits in the United States and other countries. This position will require some travel (approx. 40%), and will demand a self-motivated, flexible, organized team player who thrives in an environment of constant change. The Library Relations Associate will report directly to the Associate Director for Library Relations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
· Taking direction from the Associate Director, works to meet and exceed participation and revenue goals on an annual basis;
· Communicating Shared Shelf’s mission, messages, and participation fee rationale to potential participants;
· Identifying and following through with new participation opportunities in the academic community;
· Facilitating participation in Shared Shelf at the institutional level by demonstrating ARTstor and Shared Shelf, the various services and tools, and providing librarians and faculty members with useful information and strategies for promoting Shared Shelf as a campus-wide resource and platform;
· Shepherding potential participants through the sales pipeline, including:
Responding, via email, telephone and sales visits, to participation inquiries
Tracking contact information and “pipeline” status in our customer relationship management software
Negotiating basic terms of License Agreements
Working with other units to establish institutional access to Shared Shelf
Giving remote demonstrations of Shared Shelf via GoToMeeting or other live conference software
Setting up and managing trial access for interested institutions
Billing and invoicing
· Representing ARTstor at conferences and other events deemed appropriate for this community;
· Working closely with the Associate Director and other Library Relations team members on research projects, including market research;
· Assisting with updating and maintaining the customer relationship management tool;
· Contributing to internal reports;
· Participating in all Library Relations and ARTstor staff meetings;
· Keeping up-to-date on various ARTstor initiatives and Shared Shelf developments and being able to communicate these initiatives to potential participants;
· Additional special projects as assigned by the Associate Director and other senior staff members.

Requirements:

· 3-4 years of experience working with the library community, in an academic library, or web/software development fields.
· Strong technology skills, including familiarity with workflow solutions, metadata structures, trends and web development as well as project management experience.
· Excellent communication skills in a variety of settings.
· Attention to detail and accuracy.
· Ability to work well as a team member.
· Exceptional organizational skills.
· Ability to perform independently, be self-motivated, adapt to constant change and able to juggle multiple tasks with a positive attitude.
· Strong commitment and interest in the use of images in an educational setting.
· Bachelor’s Degree.

Desirable:

Familiarity with Shared Shelf and/or the ARTstor Digital Library.
Art, art history, architectural, library, or sales background.
Business development, account management, marketing, and/or academic library experience.
Working knowledge of media management software and database technology.
Experience with customer relationship management software (Talisma, Sales Force or other).

ARTstor is an equal opportunity employer. ARTstor offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please submit a cover letter with salary requirements along with a resume to: careers@artstor.org