Weekly Roundup – May 31, 2015

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Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian – University of Minnesota Libraries – Minneapolis, MN

The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks a motivated, energetic, and collaborative professional to serve as Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian. The ideal candidate provides intellectual access for cartographic resources and monographs held by the University of Minnesota Libraries, including the John R. Borchert Map Library, by performing original and complex copy cataloging in accordance with local and national descriptive and encoding standards, or obtaining suitable vendor-supplied catalog records.  The position will design, implement, and manage workflows for original and copy cataloging of cartographic resources. Metadata librarians work with the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in coordinating metadata projects, training and mentoring support staff within the unit, and writing documentation. The Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian will also participate in Libraries-wide efforts, such as digital library metadata development.  The librarian will also contribute to the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, as he or she works toward continuous appointment status. This position reports to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in the Data Management & Access Department.
Required Qualifications include an American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience, and one to three years original cataloging experience, applying current standards and systems including AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and OCLC Connexion and library management and discovery systems
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For complete description and qualifications, and to apply, go to http://z.umn.edu/ulib334.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services – University of Minnesota Libraries – Minneapolis, MN

The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks an innovative, agile-thinking leader for the position of Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services. This position provides leadership for all aspects of cataloging and metadata services, with an increasing emphasis on enhancing discovery of the University of Minnesota’s unique collections. The Head is responsible for the oversight and organization of seventeen cataloging staff, including the direct management of eight catalogers. The position will lead the development of policies, best practices, and standards to continuously improve workflows and outcomes. The Head will also foster and facilitate collaboration within and external to the unit to ensure that the most efficient and appropriate metadata standards and best practices are used in making physical, electronic, and digital materials discoverable and accessible.
Required qualifications include an American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience; a minimum of five years professional cataloging/metadata experience in an academic library with demonstrated expertise and proven leadership in cataloging and metadata services, including experience with a national cooperative cataloging program such as PCC (NACO, BIBCO, CONSER or SACO); and, evidence of leadership skills and innovative management and results-oriented operations, including a minimum of three years supervisory experience, with a strong commitment to fostering growth and development in others.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For complete description and qualifications, and to apply, go to  http://z.umn.edu/ulib333
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Library Systems Engineer – Analog Devices, Inc. – Wilmington, MA

Job Description
The Technical & Marketing Information Services (TMIS) group provides Analog Devices’ worldwide locations with online access to research and information resources. We are seeking a Library Systems Engineer to participate in the development and support of TMIS systems and services across a wide range of technologies and platforms.  Dynamic environment offers opportunities to be involved in all phases of web applications development and deployment from initial specs to coding, user interface design, testing, and evaluation.  The ideal candidate takes initiative, pursues continuous learning, demonstrates interest in new tools and approaches, has a passion for providing excellent information services to diverse users, and a collaborative working style.

Areas of responsibility include:

Implementing, enhancing, and maintaining TMIS online systems and services across a wide range of technologies on both on Linux and Windows platforms, including:

  • Custom web development to add new functionality and enhance existing functionality and content on the TMIS web site, such as data repositories
  • Updating, customizing, and maintaining the website content management system (currently Content Management Made Simple)
  • Maintaining and updating TMIS servers and related hardware as needed Updating, customizing, and maintaining usage statistics & analytics tools (currently Piwik)
  • Updating and maintaining the ADI forum (currently built on Simple Machines Forum)
  • Updating and maintaining Google Search Appliances (GSAs)
  • Creating and updating documentation of these systems as needed

Evaluating potential new library systems and tools in collaboration with TMIS colleagues, particularly providing technical expertise to assess requirements for implementation and maintenance.

Acting as the primary liaison with the IT department and other systems stakeholders across ADI.

Job Requirements

  • BSCS (or related degree) with 3-5 years progressive experience in web and system design and support or equivalent education and experience is required.
  • Experience with both Linux and Windows environments is required.
  • Web design, scripting skills, and software knowledge are essential, including HTML, XML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and other languages as needed.
  • Excellent oral and written English-language communication skills are required.
  • Experience setting up library applications such as link resolvers, electronic resource management systems, and discovery services is strongly desired.
  • Experience with SharePoint APIs and SharePoint Designer is desired.

Director of Library & Outreach Services – British Council – Pakistan

Sue Hill Recruitment is delighted to be working with the British Council to find a new Director of Library and Outreach Services in Pakistan. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to lead development and transformational change in providing strategic leadership of the British Council’s Library and outreach services in Pakistan, ensuring these are aligned to core strategy, demonstrate thought leadership, incorporate a digital offer, and are of world-class standard.

The British Council is re-opening Libraries in Pakistan after 15 years of closure. This is part of an ambitious outreach programme that will see the British Council working with over 5 million Pakistanis. Our Libraries will facilitate state-of-the-art access to information, support core areas of work in cultural relations and act as convening spaces for our networks.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced manager who can drive thought leadership and best practice in global library and information service provision, identify, develop and maintain partnerships with key external stakeholders and support integrated working by strengthening internal relationships between Library Services and core programme leaders. As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate experience in strategic management and business and financial planning. You will have knowledge of UK resources, experience in the development of content and curation of events and programmes, managing transformational change and developing and managing digital services.

Salary up to £50,000 and allowances of £40,000 plus free accommodation and flights.

Application deadline 22nd June 2015.

If you would like to take up this unique challenge, please contact Donald Lickley for an informal discussion on +4420 7378 5470, or email donald.lickley@suehill.com

Release of Information Specialist I – HealthPort – Zachary, LA

This is an entry level position responsible for processing all release of information (ROI) specifically medical record requests in a timely and efficient manner ensuring accuracy and providing customers with the highest quality product and customer service. Associate must at all times safeguard and protect the patient’s right to privacy by ensuring that only authorized individuals have access to the patient’s medical information and that all releases of information are in compliance with the request, authorization, company policy and HIPAA regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Administrative experience in an office setting; previous release of information, medical records, or other related experience in a healthcare environment is preferred.
Proven customer service experience and/or training.
Ability to effectively use computer software and technology as required by the member facility including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to understand and become knowledgeable of Release of Information standards, policies & procedures and HIPAA regulations and to complete work in compliance of these and other standards.
Ability to read and comprehend simple, healthcare terminology.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Effective organizational skills a must.
Ability to use fax, copier, microfilm machine, and multiline phone system and other required work tools Ability to learn new equipment and required processes in a fast paced environment.
Ability to work professionally, effectively, and efficiently in a team environment with customers, management and co-workers.
Must be willing to travel to multiple sites based on the needs of the region.
Must be able to multi-task effectively.


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Metadata Creation Professional – University of California – Berkeley, CA



About Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

Application Review Date
This position will remain open until filled.

Departmental Overview
The Library Department is responsible for the administration and operations of most of the libraries across the University of California, Berkeley campus. The Library department offers a host of services to students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors, including hard copy and e-books for niche fields, and study space.

The Catalog & Metadata Services Department at The Library is responsible for cataloging and physical treatment of all new monographs and serials in all formats and languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) for the UC Berkeley Main and subject specialty libraries. The Catalog & Metadata Services Department is currently seeking a Metadata Creation Professional. The person in this role is responsible for maintaining the Library’s catalog – OskiCat.

This is a full-time Career appointment.

The Metadata Creation Professional will:

  • Create and upgrade metadata/catalog records for continuing resources in all formats (primarily print, digital, microform).
  • May provide metadata for foreign language materials as necessary.
  • Perform complex database maintenance by resolving conflicts, improving or correcting bibliographic items, holdings and/or authority records in the UCB online catalog, OskiCat.
  • Perform problem analysis for NRLF, subject specialty, and other library collections.
  • May contribute authority records to national cooperative cataloging program and/or may perform complex authority and headings work in local database.
  • Analyze, evaluate, interpret, revise or propose revisions to established guidelines; writes documentation and provide training pertaining to unit procedures and policies.
  • May serve as an expert liaison to other Library units.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience or training.
  • One or more years of experience performing copy and original cataloging of continuing resources (preferably in an academic environment)
  • Demonstrated experience performing copy and original cataloging of electronic/digital resources
  • Knowledge of and proven ability to apply/use current cataloging standards, practices, and tools for original and complex copy cataloging, including but not limited to: RDA, AACR2, MARC21 formats, Program for Cooperative Cataloging CONSER standard record and PCC Policy Statements, Library of Congress Classification and Subject Analysis, Cataloger’s Desktop, and RDA Toolkit
  • Experience recognizing and resolving catalog errors
  • Experience using OCLC and an integrated library system
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills together with attention to detail for complex, possibly repetitive, detail-oriented work
  • Ability to participate in multiple concurrent projects in a given timeframe, monitor project workflow, provide regular reports or updates as necessary, and meet project deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and able to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both independently and as a team member or leader
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong service orientation
  • Bibliographic knowledge of one or more Western European, Eastern European, South Asian, or South East Asian Languages

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using the Millennium Integrated Library System
  • Experience working with and/or creating non-MARC metadata
  • Masters degree in library & information science, or other academic subject

Salary & Benefits
Annual: $47,600 – $72,900
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply
To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Work Environment
As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

Clery Disclosure
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley’s Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.