Weekly Roundup – April 25, 2014

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Senior Marketing Manager – Artstor – New York, NY

Senior Marketing Manager
New York, NY

The role of the Senior Marketing Manager is to develop and implement strategic marketing plans to support the sale and promotion of the Artstor Digital Library and Shared Shelf, a digital collection management service. A key goal of this position is to identify opportunities and deliver effective strategies. The Senior Marketing Manager will be adept in online and traditional marketing and highly skilled in visual communication.
Artstor (artstor.org) is a nonprofit with a mission to use digital images and media to enhance scholarship and education. We bring together more than 1.8 million high-quality images for education and research and offer the tools to catalog, manage, and distribute digital media collections.

Responsibilities:
· Drive campaign management for subscriber acquisition programs across multiple channels, including back-end analytics.
· Design, implement, and facilitate email marketing programs designed to increase awareness and develop leads in the academic community.
· Create effective, compelling positioning, messaging, and sales tools.
· Execute marketing campaigns and analyze performance.
· Develop and manage marketing budgets.
· Working with senior leadership and translate business objectives and strategies to develop and communicate a consistent brand message.

Qualifications:
· Creative thinker, excellent listener and communicator.
· Experience with Google analytics or similar analytics tools.
· Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or a related field.
· A minimum of 5 years of marketing experience in an online and/or education-oriented environment.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Detail oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception to execution.
· Dynamic, entrepreneurial self-starter with a hands-on approach to the position.
· Well organized with ability to handle multiple tasks, manage teams, and prioritize.

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

Visiting Latin American and Caribbean Collection Librarian – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

POSITION: Visiting Latin American and Caribbean Collection Librarian
RANK: Visiting Assistant University Librarian
REPORTS TO: Head, Latin American and Caribbean Collection
SALARY: Minimum Annual Salary $50,600; Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials
REQUISITION #: 0905501
DEADLINE DATE: May 22, 2014. Review of applications begins upon receipt
PLEASE NOTE: This is a time-limited position that begins June 7 and ends December 19, 2014

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Please note this posting has specific instructions for submitting application materials. See our website at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/careers.htm or the APPLICATION PROCESS section below for further details. Failure to submit required documents may result in the application not being considered.

JOB SUMMARY
The Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC) seeks an experienced Visiting Librarian with Spanish language fluency for the period June 7 to December 19, 2014. The Visiting LACC Librarian is primarily responsible for managing daily operations, and representing the LACC to patrons, visitors, donors, and the general public. The successful candidate will work closely with the LACC Head to oversee public service functions, assist in staff and student supervision, and assure the proper management of collections and services. Responsibilities focus on reference, circulation, serials control, and preservation. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Visiting LACC Librarian is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 Staff the service desk including for regularly scheduled weekend and evening hours
 Resolve patron circulation and billing issues
 Oversee re-shelving and stacks maintenance
 Provide general and specialized reference and instruction assistance
 Manage interaction with Library IT services and troubleshooting equipment problems
 Maintain and update print handouts and web guides
 Serve as liaison to the Cataloging/Metadata, Acquisitions and Digital Services departments, as well as other library and campus units
 Participate in activities of the LACC, Special and Area Studies Department, and the Smathers Libraries
 Represent the LACC to the campus community and public

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:

 Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent
 3 years library experience
 Academic or research library experience
 Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with faculty, students, administrators and
the general public
 Spanish language fluency
 Working knowledge of library technologies
 Excellent planning, analytical and organizational skills
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team within a culturally diverse
user community of faculty, students, administrators and the general public
 Initiative, flexibility and the ability to adapt and work creatively in a complex, rapidly changing
academic environment.
 Familiarity with Latin American and/or Caribbean research trends
Preferred:
 Experience maintaining and updating websites
 Undergraduate degree in a relevant field
 Working knowledge of Portuguese and/or French languages
 Record of including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in research, teaching, service and other work

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities. UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. UF traces its beginnings to a small seminary in 1853 and is now one of the largest universities in the nation, with more than 50,000 students. For more information, please consult the UF homepage at http://www.ufl.edu.

GEORGE A. SMATHERS LIBRARIES
The libraries of the University of Florida form the largest information resource system in the state of Florida. The UF Libraries consist of seven libraries; six are in the system known as the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. The libraries hold over 5,800,000 print volumes, 8,100,000 microfilms, 630,000 e-books, 121,016 full-text electronic journals, 889 electronic databases, 1,300,000 documents and 766,000 maps and images. The libraries have built a number of nationally significant research collections, including the Latin American, Judaica, Florida History, Children’s Literature, and Maps and Imagery Collections. The Smathers Libraries are a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), and LYRASIS. The library staff consists of more than 400 FTE librarians, technical/clerical staff and student assistants. The organizational chart is available at http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/orgchart.pdf.

LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN COLLECTION
The Latin American and Caribbean Collection ranks among the finest in the world. It contains approximately 525,000 volumes, 1,100 current and active serial titles, some 50,000 microforms, and a growing amount of computer-based information and access. The Latin American and Caribbean Collection itself is one of a small number in the United States that is housed separately and that maintains its own reading room and reference services. It is now open in newly renovated quarters on the 3rd floor of Smathers Library. Additionally, there are also important Latin American and Caribbean holdings in the UF Map Library, Science Library, and in the Rare Books and Manuscripts units of the Special and Area Studies Department. Digital resources and services are rapidly expanding.

COMMUNITY
Gainesville, Florida and the surrounding community are home to approximately 240,000 people and both the University of Florida and Santa Fe College. Situated just over an hour from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, the city is surrounded by over 40 nature parks, including many spring-fed lakes and rivers. In 2007, Gainesville was ranked as the “Best Place to Live and Work” by Frommer’s Cities Ranked and Rated and as one of the “Best Places to Live and Play” by National Geographic Adventure. Gainesville is known as an innovative municipal government and an innovative city. Gainesville continues to receive national recognition as a top-rated city. Some of Gainesville’s accolades are listed at the Gainesville Awards and Recognition link. A recent article in Florida Trend Magazine offers an in depth Community Portrait of Gainesville and the University of Florida. Gainesville was featured in the Top 100 Best Places to Love 2014 on Livability, America’s Best Places to Live & Visit. The area has numerous cultural institutions and is a haven for sports fans. Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee, and St. Augustine are all within a two hour drive.

BENEFITS
Vacation days, paid holidays, and sick leave days; retirement plan options; insurance benefits; tuition fee waiver program; no state or local income tax. Prospective employees should review the information about employment and benefits at UF available at http://hr.ufl.edu/benefits/.

APPLICATION PROCESS
The University of Florida is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minority group members. We are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic environment; we strongly encourage applications from women, members of underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary demographic self-disclosure form which can be found at: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/datacard.htm. This information is collected by the University of Florida’s Office of Human Resources to track applicant trends and is in no way considered by the Smathers Libraries in the selection process.

A complete application consists of your online application; a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; your current resume and a list of three references including their address, telephone and email information. Apply by May 22, 2014 (applications will be reviewed upon receipt). Please initiate your application http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/52008 Submit all other application materials via e-mail as attachments (MS-Word and PDF format preferred) to Bonnie Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

Reference & Instruction Librarian – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, WI

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Andersen Library seeks an enthusiastic reference librarian to join our service-oriented team. The Library serves a vibrant campus community with 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students in beautiful southeastern Wisconsin, convenient to both Madison and Milwaukee. The librarian will serve as the Library’s liaison with the First Year Experience Office, the History Department, and other assigned academic departments.

Position: Reference & Instruction Librarian
Academic Staff Rank: Associate Academic Librarian (rank depending on qualifications), renewable annual full-time, 12-month appointment

Starting Date: August 1, 2014 (negotiable)

Responsibilities:
1. Provide in-person and virtual reference assistance to library users in all academic disciplines.
2. Assist users in utilizing print and online information sources including government and legal resources.
3. Provide library instruction and participate in assessment of student learning.
4. Assist in general and reference collection development efforts, including print, audiovisual and online resources.
5. Serve as liaison with the First Year Experience Office, History Department, and other assigned academic departments, participating in promoting library resources and services and coordinating the library instruction offered to “New Student Seminar” course sections.
6. Develop instructional and marketing materials including library user guides, social media posts, and tutorials.
7. Investigate, recommend, and employ current and emerging trends, best practices, and technologies related to reference services and information literacy instruction.
8. Work evenings and weekends on a rotational basis.
9. Serve on library, campus, community, and professional committees as appropriate.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
· ALA-accredited MLS.
· Professional reference experience in an academic library.
· Experience delivering effective library instruction and commitment to information literacy and assessment of student learning.
· Expertise in using print and online information resources relevant to a variety of academic disciplines, including history.
· Demonstrated ability using computer applications, such as Microsoft Office and screencasting, desktop publishing, survey, or web authoring software.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member with diverse faculty, staff, and students in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
· Understanding of current technology and its applications to libraries, and an interest in ongoing discovery and evaluation of new and emerging technology.

Preferred Qualifications:
· Experience promoting library services and resources to first-year college or university students.
· Experience employing software and technology common in academic libraries, e.g., LibGuides, chat reference, Primo or other discovery tool, Zotero or other bibliographic management software, screencasting, tablets, ereaders, scanners, video editing, mobile apps.
· Undergraduate or graduate degree in history.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a description of the University and Library please visit our web site at http://library.uww.edu/.

Applications must include letter of application; resume; and names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of at least 3 professional references. Mail to Reference Search and Screen Committee, c/o Anne Kimball, Andersen Library, UW-Whitewater, P. O. Box 900, Whitewater, WI 53190-0900, or email to kimballa@uww.edu. Complete applications received by May 27, 2014 are ensured consideration. Position open until filled.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an AA/EEO employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. A criminal background check is a contingency to employment and will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

Librarian – National Weather Center Library – Norman, OK

LIBRARIAN POSITION AVAILABLE
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
NATIONAL WEATHER CENTER

The National Weather Center (NWC) Library provides a resource for collaboration in research, scholarly work, and educational activities by providing information, preservation, access, metrics, and citation services for research,
technology, educational, and historical materials. The NWC Library serves
NOAA researchers and staff located in the NWC as well as faculty, researchers, students and staff in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma. The current library collection includes books, monographs, journals, online resources, climatological data, technical memoranda, slides, videos and microforms. The person who serves as the NWC Librarian will be challenged with reframing the NWC Library and corresponding information services to become an interlinked module in a network of advanced library and information science services (to be developed) in the OU Research Park. The desire is for the library to move from a collection-centric focus to a user-centric model emphasizing access to digital resources and data services, which are underpinned by three key strategic components: research support, data support, and education support. Providing information on the vast array of research and public information resources is relevant to the NWC Library mission. Additional information including specific job junctions can be found at http://nwcnorman.org/library/.

The successful applicant awarded this position will be an experienced, take charge professional displaying leadership skills to evolve the core services of a modern, specialized science branch library as well as the creation of new services.
POSITION TO BEGIN AS EARLY AS MAY 1, 2014. TO APPLY – on-line at https://jobs.ou.edu; Norman Campus Jobs; Requisition #19252.

Graduate Assistantship – Highway Safety Research Group, LSU – Baton Rouge, LA

Fall Assistantship
This position will be an hourly paid position throughout the summer. The offer of a Fall Assistantship is contingent upon the completion of (summer) work deemed satisfactory and the candidate’s reliability.

Candidate will learn organizational processes, through one-on-one discussions with current staff members, document technical processes and create user manuals. Other assignments may also include writing for our website, newsletters and marketing materials. A writing sample assessment will be part of the interview process.

Candidate must be available for immediate hire and able to work throughout the summer (20-40 hours). Excellent writing and communication skills are required.

Eric Newman
Louisiana State University
Highway Safety Research Group
3535 Nicholson Extension
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
ericnewman@lsu.edu

Elementary School Librarian – Jefferson Parish Public School System – Terrytown, LA

Elementary School Librarian
Jefferson Parish Public School System – Terrytown, LA
POSITION AVAILABLE

TYPE OF POSITION: School Librarian

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree
Valid Teaching Certificate or
Eligible for a Practitioner’s License as confirmed by a local university

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 9 months

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with degree and certified teaching experience

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