Weekly Roundup – December 26, 2013

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Instructional Services and Initiatives Library – California State University – San Bernadino, CA


California State University, San Bernardino’s John M. Pfau Library seeks a creative, tech-savvy librarian with a strong commitment to teaching and learning in higher education who will enhance and advance our library’s critical information literacy program as they grow along with it. The Instructional Services and Initiatives Librarian works in close consultation with the Coordinator of Library Instruction and reports to the Library Dean. This position will have special responsibility for our successful freshman workshop series and for developing future instructional initiatives encompassing both actual and online delivery of instruction.

Primary responsibilities for this position are instruction, reference, and collection development as outlined below. Some evening and weekend work is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Develop, promote, and provide information literacy instruction to students, staff, and faculty; develop online tutorials, guides, videos, etc., for use on the library website or in library instruction classes; provide in-person and online reference service to students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other members of the CSUSB community; establish and maintain collaborative relationships with CSUSB faculty; perform collection development and faculty liaison duties; and carry out other library-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program; technological fluency and the ability to flourish in an ever-changing online environment; familiarity with professional issues and current trends in information literacy; ability to work as a member of a team in a collegial environment; strong public service and interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; creative problem-solving skills; ability to meet the CSU requirements for retention, promotion, and tenure.

QUALIFICATIONS, PREFERRED: experience with instruction and reference services in an academic setting; experience working with first-year college students; familiarity with outcomes assessment in higher education; experience with innovative online instructional tools and a passion for exploring emerging technologies to improve teaching and learning; demonstrated creativity, initiative, and self-direction in developing resources and services.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: This is a full time, 12-month, tenure-track, faculty position with CSU Faculty Bargaining Unit 3. The appointment rank is Senior Assistant Librarian; salary is commensurate with experience. In order to secure tenure and promotion, the successful candidate must meet expectations in three areas—Professional Assignments, Professional Growth, and University/Community Service—as defined by the Faculty Senate Committee, library faculty and staff, and library and division administration.

BENEFITS: Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits, and support for moving expenses.

THE JOHN M. PFAU LIBRARY consists of a general collection of over 750,000 books, bound periodicals, and other media. The library staff includes 10 librarians and 20 clerical and professional staff in addition to student assistants. Our patrons have access to a growing universe of online databases and other services. Please refer to our website at www.lib.csusb.edu for further background information.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: For full consideration, applicants must submit the following by the deadline: 1) a letter of interest; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) three letters of recommendation no more than two years old; and 4) transcripts of all graduate work (unofficial copies will serve for applying but official copies are required for hiring). DEADLINE is: February 3, 2013.

Bonnie Petry
Search Committee Chair
John M. Pfau Library
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397

Subject: Instructional Services and Initiatives Librarian

CSUSB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action, Section 504, Title IX Employer.

Faculty Positions – Drexel University – Philadelphia, PA

Job ID: 15358990
Position Title: Faculty Positions
Company Name: Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics
Entry Level: No
Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, United States
Posted: December 23, 2013
Setting: Academic – Faculty
Job Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Ph.D.

Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics
Faculty Positions

Drexel University’s new College of Computing & Informatics (cci.drexel.edu) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. The College offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in computer science, cybersecurity, informatics, information systems, information technology, library and information science, and software engineering. We seek candidates who can contribute to university-wide objectives in Energy, Health Sciences and Systems, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, and Information & Society and align with strategic plans for the College and University (http://www.drexel.edu/strategicPlan/).

Areas of interest this year include (1) Security & Privacy (e.g., cryptography, cyber-policy and ethics, systems); (2) Software & Systems Engineering (e.g., cloud and mobile computing, software quality, software process, architecture, and system administration); (3) Intelligent Systems (e.g., computer vision, machine learning, gaming, GIS); (4) Human-Centered Computing (e.g., HCI, socio-technical studies, eLearning, decision support, neuro/cognitive modeling); (5) Informatics and Data Science (e.g., eScience, databases, data mining, analytics and visualization); (6) Library and Information Science (e.g., archives, library systems, digital libraries, information policy, information behavior, and retrieval). Exceptional candidates in other areas will be considered.

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The university has over 25,000 students in 14 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing and Informatics has about 75 faculty and 2,300 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best known cooperative education programs with over 1,200 co-op employers. Drexel is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural, and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

Review of applications begins immediately. To assure consideration, materials from applicants should be received by February 28, 2014. Successful applicants must demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university. To be considered, apply at https://www.drexeljobs.com, Requisition #5673.

Your application should consist of a cover letter, CV, and brief statements describing your research program and teaching interests. Letters of reference will be requested from the candidates who are invited for a campus interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Computing & Informatics is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University’s acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

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Recruiting 2 Technical Information Specialists on MedlinePlus Team Posting Announcement

Recruiting 2 Technical Information Specialists on MedlinePlus Team, Reference & Web Services Section

Do you have a passion for consumer health information? Do you enjoy being part of a dynamic, innovative team? If so, please consider applying for one of two Technical Information Specialist positions working on MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine’s award-winning consumer health web site.

The job announcements will appear on USAJOBS.gov in early January. Both positions are in the Reference and Web Services section of the Public Services Division at the National Library of Medicine. Both will be Technical Information Specialist GS-1412-12/13.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, talented people to help support MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus en español, and MedlinePlus Connect. Both positions will support technical efforts to develop, maintain and improve MedlinePlus systems. One position will involve coordinating technical enhancements and direction. The other position will focus on understanding user behavior and guiding design and policy decisions that enhance users’ interaction with MedlinePlus.

The announcements will be posted for five days. This brief posting period is because of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process and should not be interpreted as an indication that someone has already been selected.

The National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health, is the world’s largest biomedical library. The Library maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources used by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology.

We’re sending this pre-announcement so you can spread the word to anyone who might be interested. Contact Stephanie Dennis, Head, Health Information Products Unit at Stephanie.Dennis@nih.gov or 301-435-4898 for further information about the positions.

Head of Children’s – Clark County Public Library – Springfield, OH

Head of Children’s Job Opening

In order to provide the highest level of service, the Clark County Public Library (CCPL) is committed to hiring dedicated professional staff members. CCPL offers opportunities to build a rewarding career, employing over 80 staff members at 5 locations. Opportunities are available for positions with varying skill sets and educational backgrounds.

The Library is continually looking for motivated, hard working individuals to join our staff. We invite you to consider employment opportunities with CCPL.

Applications are generally retained in our active file for three months from the date the application is received.

Clark County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes interest from all applicants.

Employment Opportunity – Head of Children’s

Job Title: Head of Children’s / Grade 25 / Full-time / FLSA status – Exempt

Location: Lenski Children’s Center, Clark County Public Library

201 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio

Application Deadline: Responses received by January 10, 2014, given first consideration. Open until filled.

Under general direction of the Library Director, the Head of Children’s oversees the Lenski Children’s Center, maintains the children and young adult’s collection and supervises employees in the department.

Application Materials for the Head of Children’s:

Employment Application (Electronic Form)
Employment Application (Printable Blank)
Job Posting
Position Description
Library Experience Questionnaire

Faculty Positions (4) in Data Analytics/Cyber-Security – University at Albany – Albany, NY

Job ID: 15999284
Position Title: Faculty Positions (4) in Data Analytics/Cyber-Security
Company Name: University at Albany
Location(s): Albany, New York, 12222, United States
Posted: December 22, 2013
Job Function: Professional Services
Entry Level: No

Faculty Positions (4) in Data Analytics/Cyber-Security

The Computer Science and Informatics Departments in the College of Computing and Information at the University at Albany – SUNY are seeking candidates for One (1) open rank tenure-track faculty position and Three (3) tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2014. We seek candidates with research expertise that includes, but is not limited to, large-scale data analytics or cyber-security, areas that the University has identified as priorities for development.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or Information Science or a closely related discipline. Candidates applying at the level of Associate or Full Professor position must also have a strong record of funded research.

For a complete job description and application procedures, visit:

Questions regarding the position may be addressed to omnibussearch2014@albany.edu.

The Computer Science Department offers B.A., B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science. For additional information, please visit www.cs.albany.edu/.

The Informatics Department offers B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Information Science. For additional information, please visit www.albany.edu/informatics/.

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer

Lecturers (3) in Informatics – University at Albany – Albany, NY

Job ID: 15952698
Position Title: Lecturers (3) in Informatics
Company Name: University at Albany
Location(s): Albany, New York, 12222, United States
Posted: December 22, 2013
Job Function: Professional Services
Entry Level: No
Min Experience: 3-5 Years

Lecturers (3) in Informatics

The Informatics Department in the College of Computing and Information (www.albany.edu/cci/) at the University at Albany – SUNY is seeking candidates for three (3) Lecturer positions beginning Fall 2014. Positions are three-year, renewable, 10 month appointments.

Successful applicants will work in both face-to-face teaching and online environments. They will teach in the program core as well as develop and teach courses in the following concentration areas: computer networking, cyber-security, data analytics, information technology, interactive user experience, social media, and software development.

For a complete job description and application procedures, visit:

Questions regarding the positions may be addressed to: evergreen2013@albany.edu

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer