Managing Archivist – California State Archives – Sacramento, CA

The California State Archives will soon be hiring a Managing Archivist (Staff Services Manager I). The position will be filled through a civil service exam process and candidates interested in the Managing Archivist position are required to take and pass an exam for the classification of Staff Services Manager I to be eligible to apply for the position.

The Staff Services Manager I exam is available through the California Department of Human Resources at . The exam is available continuously on the California Department of Human Resources web site.

Announcement of the position will be available on the Secretary of State web site at as well as on the California Department of Human Resources web site at Individuals who have taken and passed the Staff Services Manager I exam will be eligible to apply when the announcement is posted. It is anticipated that the job announcement will be posted in the next few weeks.

Reference and Instruction Librarian – Pennsylvania State University – Altoona, PA

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries invite applicants for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Robert E. Eiche Library, Penn State Altoona. The campus library seeks a proactive and creative librarian to provide general and specialized reference services. Duties of this tenure track position include the provision of reference services (both in person and in a virtual setting); bibliographic instruction; developing research guides and instructional materials; promoting library collections and services to faculty and students; and collection development. In addition to these duties, tenure track library faculty are expected to publish in scholarly journals, present at conferences, and demonstrate service to the University and the profession. Some evening and/or weekend work is required.

Requirements: Requires a MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent); at least 2 years post-MLS experience with reference and bibliographic instruction in an academic setting; demonstrated knowledge of academic and library applications of Web 2.0 technologies; strong knowledge of print and electronic information resources; demonstrated potential to achieve the requirements for tenure and promotion in the areas of librarianship, research, and service; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Please visit to learn more about the University Libraries Promotion and Tenure Guidelines.

Compensation and Rank: 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. In addition, faculty in the University Libraries are afforded funds for professional development travel annually. Faculty may be asked to travel as official representatives of the Libraries to certain events and those trips are reimbursed at full cost within limits established by the University.Environment: Penn State, a land-grant institution, is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), a consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago. Based on current Association for Research Libraries investment rankings, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries are ranked among the top ten research libraries in North America. A student survey completed in 2010 found overall student satisfaction with the University Libraries to be at the top of its category. Collections exceed 5.8 million volumes and include more than 102,000 current serial subscriptions. The University Libraries are located across 22 campuses throughout Pennsylvania, and serve approximately 6,000 faculty and 44,000 students at University Park, and more than 92,000 students system-wide.

Penn State Altoona is located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, one hour from the University Park campus. The region is the largest retail area between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh and offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. The 90,000 volume campus library has recently been renovated and serves as a gateway to the resources of the Penn State University Libraries system. The college offers 20 baccalaureate degree programs and 8 associate degree programs. Penn State Altoona also offers the first two years of study leading to more than 160 baccalaureate majors offered throughout the Penn State system. There are approximately 4,000 students. More details about the Robert E. Eiche Library at Penn State Altoona can be found at Information about the college and surrounding area can be located at

To apply, please visit To be considered for the position, 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 AARL-LIBJ in your letter of application. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Questions may be addressed to Lindsey Harter, Faculty Search Coordinator, at

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, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Senior Information Architect – Ontario Public Service – Ontario, CA

Are you looking to take your I&IT career to the senior level?

In this position, you will have responsibility for the planning, design, delivery and implementation of architectural solutions with emphasis on information architectures for large scale and complex multi-year I&IT across five cluster ministries as well as contributing to Ontario Public Service enterprise-wide architectures and related policies, standards, guidelines, best practices and governance processes.

What can I expect to do in this role?

With an emphasis on information architecture and models, you will:

  • undertake architectural reviews and comprehensive assessments in support of the development of ministry/enterprise-wide architectures, reference models, systems development projects and/or I&IT support projects
  • provide senior level strategic and authoritative advice to support architecture, policy, procedures and program development
  • provide senior level architecture guidance to client ministries, LRC I&IT project managers and solutions designers
  • participate in enterprise-wide and cross-jurisdictional architecture projects


  • This position may be located in one of the five locations depending on space. Addresses listed below. Preference of the successful candidate will be taken into consideration.

Locations: 880 Bay Street, Toronto or 300 Water Street, Peterborough or 1 Stone Road, Guelph or 70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste Marie or 159 Cedar Street, Sudbury, Ontario

Job Requirements

Architecture Domain Knowledge:

  • you have knowledge of and experience in all aspects of information architecture, related concepts, frameworks, tools, models and strategic architecture planning including knowledge of concepts of architecture, current trends and emerging technologies
  • you have demonstrated knowledge and experience in creating and implementing complex data/information architectures for business transaction systems as well as business intelligence/data warehouse solutions
  • you have an understanding of all other architecture domains particularly business and applications domains and architecture management including the software development life cycle, software integration, management, evaluation and control mechanisms
  • you have research, analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skills in order to provide architecture expertise and technical instruction to staff

Database Development Knowledge:

  • you have knowledge of database development methodology, tools, programming languages, database concepts, data types and data dictionaries, data storage and retrieval techniques in order to lead the design testing and implementation of databases and effective data management

Other Essential Skills:

  • you have strong communication and presentation skills and relationship management skills to communicate technical concepts to non-technical parties and listen and consult

Salary range: $69,680.00 – $99,600.00 per year

Please apply online, by September 17, 2014, by visiting and entering Job ID 68304 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application online. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Project Sound Recording Cataloger – Stanford University – Stanford, CA

Stanford University Libraries (SUL) is seeking a Project Sound Recording Cataloger to work with a large collection of piano rolls held by the Archive of Recorded Sound. The goal is to provide metadata for individual physical rolls and their eventual digital surrogates. The position is based in the Archive of Recorded Sound/Music Library and reports to the Sound Archives Librarian. This is a 12-month position with the possibility of extension dependent upon funding.

Please see the posting on the Stanford Careers website for more details

Electronic Records Archivist – University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is recruiting for the position of Electronic Records Archivist in University Archives and Records Management Services. The Electronic Records Archivist will participate in the appraisal, acquisition, management, and preservation of records of the University and UNC General Administration, with a particular focus on born-digital institutional records with historical, evidential, or administrative value to the University. The Electronic Records Archivist will also work on outreach to University departments on the acquisition of born-digital institutional records, and on training for University staff in the proper management of born-digital institutional records, including electronic mail. He or she will also participate in the further planning and development of the Carolina Digital Repository –

The full posting and application instructions are available at:

Public Policy and Social Sciences Librarian – Georgetown University – Washington, D.C.

Georgetown University Library seeks an experienced and engaged librarian to provide information services for public policy and other social science disciplines. A member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Washington Research Libraries Consortium, Georgetown University Library embodies the University’s mission as a “student-centered research university.”

The Public Policy and Social Sciences Librarian supports the teaching and research endeavors of the University community by providing research, reference, and instructional services; coordinating the organization and content of web pages; and developing & managing—in all relevant formats—the Library’s collection for public policy, government information, and other social science disciplines as assigned; and serves as the Library’s lead staff member for GIS services and geospatial information. This position reports to the Head of the Department of Collections, Research and Instruction along with 13.38 FTE librarians.

Requirements include:

Master’s Degree in Library Science or similarly appropriate/equivalent advanced degree or documented substantive experience is required. A second graduate degree in a policy-oriented or other social science field (such as Economics) is very strongly preferred but equivalent years of work and/or other equivalent expertise in these fields will be considered.

Minimum of two to three years experience providing reference and research services, preferably in an academic or research library environment. Some familiarity with government information sources. Demonstrated experience in research methodologies, instruction and public services. Proficiency in or willingness to be trained in GIS. Demonstrated expertise in use of web-authoring applications. Knowledge of current instructional and multimedia technologies. Familiarity with the language of policy analysis and the social sciences.

The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and excellence in oral and written communications, as well as the ability to interact collegially and effectively with all levels of patrons and staff.

Elementary School Librarian – Lafayette Parish School System – Lafayette, LA

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QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Louisiana Teaching Certificate with proper certification in assigned area

REPORTS TO: Principal

SUPERVISES: Students, paraprofessionals, and other assigned persons

JOB GOAL: To incorporate administrative and management skills, teaching responsibilities, and instructional media expertise in the assigned school library within the school system.

Application Procedure: Please submit the following required documents: cover letter, complete resume, at least three professional references with contact information, and proof of education (a teaching certificate where required, high school diploma or transcript and/or a college diploma or transcripts are considered the only acceptable proof of education. Please do not submit your application without these documents.) You must apply online. Your application will only be considered if completed with the REQUIRED documentation. Your application and documentation must be completed and submitted by 4:30 PM on the deadline date.