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High School Librarian – McLean High School – McLean, VA

McLean High School, McLean, VA. has on opening for a school librarian. The position as a high school librarian consists in the planning, collaboration, and teaching information & visual literacy lessons based on the various departments/courses curricula. Ability to manage students in both an instructional setting, and the general library. The candidate should possess effective communication skills, and be an active reader advisor. The high school librarian will respond to and/or initiate reference inquiries from students, faculty, and staff. The candidate will assist the head librarian in collection development, and daily work the circulation desk.
The candidate will support the FCPS mission to “inspire, enable, and empower students to meet high academic standards, lead ethical lives, and demonstrate responsible citizenship.”

All applicants must meet the certification requirements of the commonwealth of Virginia. Detailed information is available from the Virginia Department of Education online at: http://careers.fcps.edu/vdoe_licensure.htm

Please send cover letter and resume to Joan McCarthy at jkmccarthy@fcps.edu

Instruction/Reference Librarian Full-Time Assistant Librarian Non Tenure-Track – Pollak Library – California State University – Fullerton, CA


Instruction/Reference Librarian
Full-Time Assistant Librarian
Non Tenure-Track

The Pollak Library has a robust library instruction program that emphasizes student centered learning and utilizes state-of-the-art information technology in classroom settings.

Participate in the Library’s extensive instruction program, including planning, teaching, and assessing library sessions for CSUF classes and workshops in basic and specialized electronic resources. Provide reference assistance to CSUF students, faculty, staff, and community. Serve as subject consultant to academic departments. Create and maintain content for library website. Work on specified projects as needed in other units of the library.


Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA- accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.
Experience and/or potential in developing effective Library instructions sessions.
Current reference experience, including the use of academic electronic resources.
Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with cross-organizational teams.
Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural environment within and outside the Library.
Availability to work some weeknights and weekends.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Preferred Qualifications
· Preference will be given to candidates with a strong user-service orientation.
· Experience or interest in creating and maintaining content for library websites.
· Bachelors or librarian specialty experience in one of the following subject areas: Sciences, Arts, Humanities, Nursing or Engineering.

Rank & Salary
The position will be at the rank of Assistant Librarian. Salary range will be from $49,224 to $66,168, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans, optional 10/12 month work year; defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities; spouse/domestic partner/dependent fee-waiver as well as access to campus child-care. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.aspx

Appointment Date
September 22, 2015

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration.
To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 8207BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

1. Letter of interest (relating your experience to the required qualifications)
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Three letters of reference (see instruction below)

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

For questions about the position, please call: (657) 278-8254 or email trishcampbell@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline
For full consideration, all application materials should be received by September 8, 2015. Position will remain open until filled.

The University
California State University, Fullerton is the largest of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system. The campus is located in northern Orange County, convenient to numerous cultural and recreational sites throughout Southern California. As a comprehensive university, CSUF offers baccalaureate degrees in 55 fields of knowledge, graduate (master’s level) work in 54 programs, credential programs for teachers, and doctoral degrees in education (Ed.D.) and nursing practice (DNP).

The Pollak Library serves a total of more than 38,000 students as well as approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. The University is committed to the support of learning through instructional technology as well as extensive training and development programs. The University Wed site is located at http://www.fullerton.edu

The Library
The Library’s Web site (http://www.library.fullerton.edu) serves as a gateway to library resources, including the Library’s vital and extensive instruction program. The Library contains 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases. The staff includes 20 FTE librarians and 35 FTE paraprofessionals.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Librarian I – Tulane University – New Orleans, LA

Librarian I
Tulane University – New Orleans, LA
Lillian A. and Robert L. Turchin Library in the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana ( http://www.freeman.tulane.edu/ ), seeks candidates for a Librarian I or II position, depending upon qualifications, with a starting date as soon as practicable. Turchin Library offers the opportunity for entrepreneurial initiative and leadership in all aspects of business librarianship.

Under supervision of the head business librarian, this position is responsible for the design and delivery of quality curricular, instructional and resource management services to support the business education and research mission and objectives of the Freeman School. Additional responsibilities include supervising and training student assistants for daily service desk operations, and directing student assistants in special projects. This position also serves as a liaison to specific units within the Freeman School. In Turchin Library, librarians work collaboratively to accomplish the necessary cataloging and technical responsibilities to maintain and analyze its print collections and electronic resources.

The primary mission of Turchin Library is to serve the research needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the Freeman School of Business. Located within the Freeman School building, Turchin Library contains a financial analysis lab, study commons, and a research center. The library maintains a small print collection with additional materials in an off-site location. The library also maintains research and professional journals and databases.

(Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants but may be considered in the final decision-selection process of candidates interviewed.)
Demonstrated interest in business research and librarianship including knowledge of information sources, technologies and organizational principles relevant to the modern business library
Demonstrated familiarity with instruction program planning processes such as curriculum mapping and with learning resources including research guides and online tutorials
Demonstrated understanding of scholarly communication in business disciplines
Strong and effective communications and interpersonal skills
Team oriented, creative, service-oriented approach to patron support and problem solving and demonstrated confidence working with colleagues at all levels

Minimum Qualifications
At least 2 years of experience as a librarian in an academic library or corporate information center

Minimum Education
ALA-accredited Master of Library Science Degree

Adjunct Instructor, Librarian/Instructor – Delgado Community College – New Orleans, LA

Adjunct Instructor, Librarian/Instructor
Louisiana, United States
Posted – August 25 2015
Recruiter/Company – State of Louisiana

Job Details
Adjunct Instructor, Librarian/Instructor
Delgado Community CollegeJob Number

Supplemental Information
Founded in 1921, Delgado Community College is Greater New Orleans’ largest higher education institution and Louisiana’s oldest and largest community college. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Delgado provides students with the most comprehensive array of education and training services available in the Greater New Orleans region. More information regarding Delgado is available online at: http://www.dcc.edu/

Departmental Contact:
Timothy R. Stamm
Dean, Library
Executive Director, Curriculum & Program Development/SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison

Minimum Qualifications/ Work Experience: Master’s Library/Information Science (MLIS)
Preferred Qualifications/ Work Experience: Experience in academic, public, or school library
Minimum Education: M.L.I. S earned degree or degree coursework in progress
Preferred Education (if different from minimum):
Licenses / Certifications Required:
Physical Demands: Must be able to shelve books & trasnsport book carts.
Work Hours: Evening/Afternoon

Job Concepts
Delgado Community College Library seeks an innovative, service-oriented Part Time Librarian (Adjunct Instructor) for Delgado’s City Park Site.
The successful candidate will have:
knowledge and interest in library issues related to reference services;
evidence of a strong understanding of electronic and print resources used in libraries;
strong commitment to library access service;
excellent interpersonal, oral, analytical, and organizational skills; and
demonstrated skill providing reference services and bibliographic instruction.

Examples of Work
Responsibility / Duty
Open and/or close the library during morning or evening shifts,
Maintain Circulation desk and/or Reference desk area including books, computers, reserve, audio-visual, and periodical materials. Conduct circulation of materials to library patrons using SIRSI Symphony library system;
Monitor & Schedule Group Study Rooms for Faculty, Staff, and Students,
Answer directional/ informational questions/ reference questions,
Fill out and assist with LaLinc card requests,
Monitor and Answer Virtual Reference and Ask A Librarian Questions
Submit daily statistics to the Coordinator of Access Services/Reference Librarian,
Assist with shelving and/or shifting new books/materials in down time,
Assist with updating and revising research guides.
Provide general and specialized reference and instructional services during assigned hours, which may include evenings and weekends. Assist users with reference queries, OPAC and database searching, and the retrieval of materials,
Provide in-depth bibliographic instruction to users on-site and on-line, schedule library instruction classes, Booking of classes using SIRSI Symphony library system,
Develop individualized bibliographic instruction program for special population in collaboration with Reference Librarians college-wide;
Maintain daily classroom statistics/ reports statistics to Interlibrary Loan Librarian/Reference Librarian,
Assist in the selection, management and use of information resources for the reference collection and electronic databases,
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of Library Services.

* Required Question Agency – State of Louisiana – Phone (866) 783-5462 Websitehttp://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfmAddress For agency contact information, please refer to the supplemental information above.
Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802.
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Interdisciplinary Quantitative Research Librarian – Princeton University Library – Princeton, NJ

Interdisciplinary Quantitative Research Librarian

Princeton University Library – Princeton, NJ

Requisition # 1500680

The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. More information: http://library.princeton.edu/.

The Princeton University Library seeks a talented, energetic, service-oriented professional to support the University’s increased focus on quantitative data research across areas including politics, public policy, international studies, energy and environment, financial engineering, entrepreneurship, economics, sociology, population, public health, education, biology, psychology and the humanities. This position provides specialized reference and research services in discovering and understanding quantitative and analytical sources. Actively participates in a team environment to develop and efficiently implement instructional, outreach, research and reference services to Princeton University students and faculty and works closely with subject librarians to support their liaison role to departments and programs offering courses which require quantitative research. Creates research guides to promote access to analytical and data sources. This librarian represents Princeton in the relevant regional, national, and international professional and scholarly organizations. This position is part of the Research and Instructional Services Department, reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services.

Required Qualifications:
• An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science by date of hire or equivalent combination of education & professional library experience in a quantitative social science or science such as politics, sociology, economics, business or environment.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully and collegially with a diverse group of scholars and colleagues.

Strongly Preferred:
• Strong familiarity with academic research incorporating quantitative data; expertise with statistical databases.
• Undergraduate or higher degree in a social science or science discipline.
• Experience conducting instruction in an academic setting or experience with public outreach programs or equivalent experience with instruction, outreach, and assistance for individual researchers.
• Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment.

Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website at http://www.princeton.edu/jobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Information Policy & Access Center Graduate Assistantship – Information Policy & Access Center College of Information Studies – University of Maryland – College Park, MD

The Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland’s iSchool seeks a qualified, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual to assist in researching grant opportunities, writing grant proposals, and preparing grant proposal submissions. In particular, the individual selected will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to third party entities (e.g., National Science Foundation, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Foundations). The position reports to the iPAC co-directors, and is a 20 hour/wk graduate assistantship that provides tuition remission and benefits. The position is open until filled.

Qualified candidates should possess excellent research, writing, technology skills (Microsoft Office and Apple productivity programs, Basecamp), and project management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs.
Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities at the intersection of the information professions (e.g., librarians, archivists, curators), information organizations (e.g., libraries, archives, museums), and the areas of information and telecommunications policy, open government, social justice, social innovation, community development, information services to underserved populations, health information, preservation and cultural heritage, and digital youth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Researches and identifies new government, corporate, foundations and private funding prospects.
Generates proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations.
Writes reports to government, corporate, foundations and other funders.
Acts as liaison with iPAC staff. (If needed)
Identifies funding opportunities and new program areas to match iPAC interest areas, using research tools.
Serves as a liaison to all funding agencies or organizations. (If needed)
Engages with program officers at organizations to solicit invitations to submit proposals.
Special projects as needed.

Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Design – Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors transition and evaluates results.
Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others
Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action policies and respects diversity.
Strategic Thinking – Understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality – Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time. (if applicable)
Dependability – Follows instructions; responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative – Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

About iPAC:

The Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) is a response to the pressing need for research on the processes, practices, policies, and social issues that govern access to information in our increasingly digital information society. We at iPAC are committed to studying what policies and/or technologies lead to equitable and inclusive information access, a digitally-ready population, an informed and engaged public, access to Internet-enabled resources and technologies, or preservation of the cultural record, among key examples. More information about iPAC is available at http://ipac.umd.edu.


Send a cover letter, writing sample, and CV/resume to ipac@umd.edu. Position open until filled.