Associate Director for the Digital Library – North Carolina State University – Raleigh, NC

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director for the Digital Library. The NCSU Libraries has a well-earned reputation for creating adventurous library spaces and innovative services. The award-winning James B. Hunt Jr. Library, opened in 2013, offers faculty and students access to advanced technologies such as large-scale visualization, simulated environments, 3D imagery, and interactive computing that are enabling revolutionary ways to see and use information. With administrative responsibility for digital library strategy and technology, the Associate Director plays a leading role in shaping the future of the library as an essential competitive advantage for learning and research. The Associate Director is a member of a highly collaborative senior administrative team, reporting to the Director of Libraries.

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/epa.html. AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.

State Archivist – Connecticut State Library – Hartford, CT

Salary: $ 3,132.23 bi weekly (new state employees (AR28/Step 1)
Closing Date: August 20, 2014 by 4pm; no exceptions

The preferred candidate will have experience in the development and administration of an archives program; advanced knowledge or expertise in the management and preservation of electronic records; advanced knowledge or expertise in recognized archival standards and best practices; experience processing digital and analog collections; experience with records management principles; experience in grant administration; supervision of archives staff; experience in leading and working with statewide organizations; and knowledge of Connecticut history desirable.

PURPOSE OF CLASS: In the State Library, Archives, History and Genealogy Unit, this class is accountable for supervising all activities relating to acquisition, organization of and accessibility to archival and manuscript materials.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; surveys records of Connecticut State agencies to determine their potential value to State Archives; appraises records and other materials offered or available for acquisition for their archival value and accessions those determined to be appropriate for State Archives; plans and manages physical transfer of accessioned records to State Library and their arrangement, packing, labeling and shelving; prepares or supervises preparation by others of guides, registers, calendars, lists and indexes to archival and manuscript materials; consults with State Library administration in matters concerning scheduling, preservation and disposition of government records with special concern for their historical value; as requested, provides advice and assistance on archival and historical records matters to private individuals, public libraries and non-government organizations; participates in selection of published materials relating to State Archives; prepares or assists in preparation of exhibits based upon items from State Archives; may represent library at conferences and meetings; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of current principles and practices of archives management; considerable knowledge of modern library principles and practices; considerable knowledge of United States history; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to perform historical research; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: A graduate degree in American history, archives administration, government, library science or a closely related field AND two (2) years’ experience in professional archival work OR professional library work including work with archival materials which includes experience in historical research.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the preferred skills should submit a cover letter that describes your interest and suitability for the position, resume and application for Examination or Employment (Form CT-HR-12 at http://www.das.state.ct.us/cr1.aspx?page=13) to:

Deborah Craig, Human Resources Specialist
Department of Administrative Services/SmART Unit
165 Capitol Ave, 5th Floor East
Hartford, CT 06106
Confidential Fax: (860) 622-4921
OR
Email to DAS.HR.SMART@ct.gov, MUST include Archivist 34951 (last name) in subject line.
Note: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.

The official job specification may be viewed at: http://das.ct.gov/HR/JobspecNew/JobDetail.asp?FCC=6181
The salary plan is available at: http://www.das.state.ct.gov/HRDocs/CompPlans/AR%202014%2007%2001.pdf

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Librarian – Veterans Affairs – Las Vegas, NV

Job Title: Librarian
Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number: VX-14-MZa-1168237
SALARY RANGE: $47,923.00 to $75,376.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD: Monday, August 4, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014

SERIES & GRADE: GS-1410-09/11

POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time – Permanent

JOB SUMMARY:
Vacancy ID: 1168237
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people – our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country’s service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).
America’s Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

DUTIES:
The Librarian will be working at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Las Vegas, NV. This position is located in the Librarian area.

Major duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assists in locating materials and how to access/use online resources;
  • Provides reference service as a team member on E-reference service;
  • Instructs and assists staff in the use of databases, e-journals, e-books, etc.;
  • Participates in the acquisition, processing and de-activation of library materials;
  • Supports the implementation of decision support and knowledge-based content on the Knowledge and Information Services Center’s intranet site;
  • Works with senior Librarians to assist collecting usage measures and statistics electronically;
  • Participates in local and regional information networks;
  • Assists in the compilation of usage, cost and effectiveness statistics on all e-content and Library Services;
  • Works on statistical reports and works to improve quality and/or identify opportunities for redesign; and
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

WORK SCHEDULE: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY; 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants are encouraged to apply online.
To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, August 08, 2014 to receive consideration.
1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.
NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
The following documents are required:
1. Resume
2. Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire
3. Other documents – use this checklist<http://www.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/applicantchecklist-DEU.doc> to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for well-qualified, displaced Federal employees), or documentation to support Veterans Preference claims. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options<http://www.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/FaxOptions.doc>. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1168237.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
VHA Nationwide DEU
Phone: (844)456-5208
Email: CAVHS.DEU@VA.GOV

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
After the vacancy announcement closes and a referral certificate is issued, an electronic notification letter – or e-mail – will be sent to applicants who provide an e-mail address. Otherwise, you will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service within 2 to 4 weeks.

Control Number: 376235600

Head of Archives and Special Collections – Santa Clara University – Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University Library seeks applications and nominations for the position of Head of Archives and Special Collections. The selected candidate will be an imaginative and innovative leader who articulates a clear vision for a unit that includes the university archives, special collections, and digital initiatives. Since 2009 the unit has grown in personnel and resources and increased its visibility and prominence throughout the campus community and beyond. The focus of Archives and Special Collections are on areas relevant to the University’s roles, primarily as a Jesuit, Catholic university in the heart of Silicon Valley, and as the oldest institution of higher learning in California, with a history integrally connected to Mission Santa Clara. The collections also help support the primary resource needs of faculty teaching courses in the University’s curriculum.
The full position announcement and application instructions may be viewed at https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/1715

Applications received by August 11, 2014 will receive first consideration.

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

Distance Learning Librarian – Kennesaw State University – Kennesaw, GA

The Kennesaw State University Libraries seeks an entry level librarian who is a dynamic, collegial, and flexible individual to serve as the distance learning librarian. The successful candidate will participate in a broad range of reference and instructional duties as assigned in multiple formats in addition to liaison work and collection development. For more information please see the complete posting at https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/1484

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Research and Instructional Services of Kennesaw State University Library System, the incumbent serves as a member of the Research and Instructional Services Department and helps guide the library to meet the challenges of today’s complex higher education organizations with an emphasis placed upon providing excellence in distance learning initiatives. The Distance Learning Librarian is responsible for working collaboratively to achieve the university and Sturgis Library missions, goals and objectives.

First consideration will be given to applications received by August 1, 2014.

Associate Dean – Pennsylvania State University – University Park, State College, PA

Welcome to an exciting time at Penn State! With new University leadership imparting fresh vision and strategic direction, the University Libraries are launching a new strategic plan focused on three areas: discovery, access and preservation; teaching and learning; and advancing university research. We have a unique opportunity to recruit three new Associate Deans who, along with another current Associate Dean, will help us advance the 21st century research library for Penn State and the profession. One of these positions is the Associate Dean for Research, Collections, and Scholarly Communications.

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seek an outstanding individual to hold this faculty leadership position to foster our participation in the University’s research agenda and mission.

Responsibilities:

This position is expected to include providing leadership, strategic direction, and support for Engineering, Earth and Mineral Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Education and Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Special Collections, and Business subject libraries and the Research Hub among other areas. The portfolio of responsibility will include:

  • Comprehensive collections strategy, including preservation, conservation, and digital content
  • Digital Scholarship, including e-science, data curation services, and digital humanities
  • Direction for liaison activities including research consultation, instruction, and scholarly communications services
  • Promoting alternative scholarly communications models and providing support to librarians engaged in activities related to open access, publishing, and copyright, including collaboration with the Penn State Press
  • Representing the Libraries in university-wide planning for collections and scholarly communications initiatives, and in local, regional, and national arenas
  • Providing vision and direction for the research, teaching, and service mission of the Libraries

We are committed to selecting the person who best fits the needs of the Penn State University Libraries, and who will be able to advance our mission. The final portfolio of responsibilities may vary and will continue to evolve, depending on the abilities and interests of the selected candidate, the synergies of the entire administrative team, and the needs of the organization.

Required Qualifications:

A Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution (or equivalent); substantial relevant experience at an academic, special, or research library/related institution; a national reputation for distinguished scholarship and professional accomplishment; strong record of service in an appropriate professional or disciplinary association; excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; and a desire to work in a collaborative, student-centered environment. We seek a strategic and empathetic visionary who has experience working with strong self-sufficient teams and a commitment to shared governance.

Environment:

Penn State, a land-grant institution, is an active member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), a consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago. The Penn State University Libraries are a strategic asset to Penn State, advancing intellectual discovery, information literacy, and lifelong learning, all in support of the University’s strategic goals in teaching, research, service, and outreach. Based on current Association for Research Libraries investment rankings, Penn State is among the top ten research libraries in North America. The University Libraries has one of the most extensive online and print collections in the world including many locally digitized collections covering a wide range of subject areas. There were more than 9 million uses of our print and digital collections last year. A Penn State student survey completed in 2010 found overall student satisfaction with the Libraries to be at the top of its category. Our faculty and staff have roles in the entire lifecycle of scholarship and research, from inception and creation to access and preservation. We are the largest public-mission library in the northeastern United States, and, with physical collections at each of Penn State’s 23 campuses found in all regions of the Commonwealth, the Libraries are also the most geographically dispersed. We serve approximately 6,000 faculty and 44,000 students at University Park, and approximately 97,000 students university wide.

The University Park campus is set in State College, a university town located in the heart of central Pennsylvania. State College offers a vibrant community with outstanding recreational facilities, a low crime rate, and excellent public schools. The campus is within a half-day drive to Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and Pittsburgh. The University Park Airport is served by three major carriers with flights to Washington, Philadelphia, and Detroit and Chicago. For more information, please visit www.libraries.psu.edu and www.cbicc.org.

Compensation and Rank:

This is a tenure-track faculty position. Based upon the University and Libraries’ standards in librarianship, research, service and outreach, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Librarian with tenure, however rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include liberal vacation, excellent insurance and health care coverage, state or TIAA/CREF retirement options, and educational privileges.

Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted online at http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/jobs/facjobs/adresearch.html. Interested candidates should upload a letter of application, resume or C.V., and the names and contact information of three professional references (including email addresses). Please reference Box ADRES-LIBJ in your letter of application. Review of applications will begin August 25, 2014 and continue until position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Lindsey Harter, Faculty Search Coordinator, at lap225@psu.edu.

Employment requires successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Librarian for Graduate Studies – Kennesaw State University – Kennesaw, GA

General Statement of Duties:

Perform advanced subject specific professional library work and related tasks as required in the area of education and other related subjects to specifically assist graduate students and faculty in the Bagwell College of Education and the Kennesaw State University Library System.

Distinguishing Features of this Position:
Kennesaw State University Library System seeks a dynamic, collegial, flexible, research-oriented senior-level librarian position to serve as a Graduate Librarian, working principally with graduate programs in the Bagwell College of Education. The Bagwell College of Education offers doctoral, specialist, and master degrees in numerous areas as well as several advanced certificate programs. The successful candidate for the Graduate Education Librarian will:

  • be an experienced, senior librarian with both broad and deep knowledge of education resources,
  • have sufficient mastery of statistical methods to support graduate student and faculty research projects,
  • possess demonstrated experience in the teaching and use of these resources,
  • understand the use of web technologies for outreach and instruction,
  • understand the distinctive challenges of producing original scholarship and be prepared to work with students at this level, and
  • have sufficient technical expertise to support faculty and graduate student access and use of and statistical data.

General Statement of Duties:

Perform advanced subject specific professional library work and related tasks as required in the area of education and other related subjects to specifically assist graduate students and faculty in the Bagwell College of Education and the Kennesaw State University Library System.

For the full description, and to apply for the position, please visit http://www.kennesaw.edu/facultypositions/ . Kennesaw State University is an AA/EEO institution .

First consideration will be given to applications received by August 1, 2014.