Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Monographs Original Cataloger

 Monographs Original Cataloger – University of Georgia Libraries, Cataloging Department

The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a Monographs Original Cataloger who will be responsible for performing original cataloging of monographic materials in all languages and subjects.  Materials cataloged may include electronic resources and other media.  Materials are processed for the Main and Science Libraries, some laboratory collections, and off-campus research facility libraries.  The Monographs Original Cataloger serves as a resource person for monographic cataloging within the Department and in other areas of the Libraries.  The Monographs Original Cataloger reports to the Head of the Monographs Cataloging Section of the Cataloging Department.  To view a full description of duties and qualifications please go to http://www.libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/monographs.html.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  The minimum entry-level salary is $38,000; commensurate with experience.  UGA librarians are non-tenured faculty members.  UGA offers an attractive benefits program including a choice of health and retirement plans, dental plan, tuition remission and a relocation allowance; 21 days annual leave, 12 paid holidays. Information about Athens: http://www.libs.uga.edu/athens/. 

The University of Georgia and the UGA Libraries have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage persons of color to apply for these positions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should send as three separate pdf documents their letters of application, complete resumes, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references by March 30, 2012 to:  Jan D. Hudson, Human Resources Coordinator, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia 30602-1641 at libjobs@uga.edu.  The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

City Librarian

City Librarian

Los Angeles Public Library
Annual Salary: $158,040 - $236,946 annually

For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit:

Application Deadline:
Filing may close anytime on or after Friday, March 23, 2012.

Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to interview.

Assistant Librarian (Electronic Collections Librarian)

Position Title: Assistant Librarian (Electronic Collections Librarian)

Salary:  $36,500

Position Summary:   
Utah State University invites applications for the position of Electronic Collections Librarian. The successful candidate will join a friendly, innovative, and collaborative library team committed to open inquiry and excellent service in a popular, award-winning high-tech library building. Reporting to the Head of Collection Development, this tenure-track position will provide leadership, expertise, and excellent public service in managing the USU Libraries’ electronic collections.     

Utah State University offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, 14.2% of your annual gross earnings contributed into a retirement program, 22 days vacation and 12 days of sick leave each year, reduced tuition of 50% for employee and dependents, and much more.  The Library provides generous support for professional development and travel.

Utah State University is a multi-campus land-grant institution serving a student population of 29,000. The main campus is situated in the beautiful Cache Valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City and offers an affordable cost of living and a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities with access to many national parks and ski resorts. The university is a place of diverse thought, with first-rate cultural offerings provided by talented members of the university community and visiting artists and researchers.   

Coordinating the selection, acquisition, and management of electronic resources, including:  
  • Selecting resources, conducting trials, negotiating pricing and licenses, managing budgets, developing collection policy
  • Overseeing configuration and integration of various library resource management tools and databases such as SerialsSolutions 360 Link, Innovative Interfaces electronic resource management module, and Swetswise serials management
  • Promoting the use of electronic collections
  • Collecting and analyzing usage data
  • Providing top-level support for electronic resource troubleshooting
  • Planning for long-term preservation of purchased electronic resources
  • Applying knowledge of current issues and trends to improve workflow and resource discovery
  • Training library staff in effectively using the electronic collections
  • Providing general reference and research assistance to library users
  • Performing collection development and instruction for an academic department.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • ALA accredited MLS degree by August 2012
  • Library experience with technical service work, including one of the following: cataloging, systems, collection development, or serial/electronic resources acquisitions management
  • Experience with an integrated library system such as Innovative Interfaces Millennium
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive public service attitude
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, and judgment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize work
  • Ability to meet established library criteria for promotion and tenure
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in an academic or research library
  • Familiarity with electronic resources and serials management tools such as the III ERM, SerialsSolutions 360 Resource Manager including 360 Link, and/or the III Encore discovery layer
  • Familiarity with subscription vendors such as Swets or EBSCO
  • Familiarity with current issues in collection development and e-resource management
  • Expertise with manipulating data in Excel
  • Experience with budgeting or invoicing
  • Experience teaching or training
  • Experience performing collection development
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with general reference or library instruction
To apply online go to http://jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57058. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2012.  The position is available on July 1, 2012.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

University Librarian

University Librarian
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous and interdisciplinary education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime.  Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, UNC Asheville offers a stimulating urban environment and a small-college setting in one of the most scenic areas of the country. 
Reporting to the Provost, the University Librarian is the senior administrator responsible for managing the resources and personnel of Ramsey Library.  The library advances the intellectual climate of the campus by promoting independent, inclusive, and collaborative avenues of inquiry, cultural enrichment, thought, reflection, and understanding. 
Ramsey Library supports the learning, research and community missions of the University of North Carolina Asheville by providing access to information in both traditional and cutting-edge formats; offering group instruction and individual consultation in locating and using resources for diverse library users; exhibiting leadership for the academic community in the means of accessing and best utilizing information; and assisting faculty in enabling students to achieve information literacy, a core competency in the general education curriculum.   The campus Center for Classroom Instruction and Technology Support is a part of the library organization as well.
The University Librarian directly supervises two professional librarians, one media professional, and one staff member, and bears overall responsibility for the management of the full library staff of about 24 FTE.  The University Librarian manages the budget of the library and provides leadership in an environment of rapidly evolving technologies of scholarly knowledge.  The successful candidate will have substantive accomplishment or reflect demonstrated potential in leveraging university library resources to support the wider needs of a diverse campus environment.
The ideal candidate will have:
·        a Master's degree in Library or Information Science accredited by the American Library Association; 
·        significant experience in higher education;
·        an understanding of and commitment to the public liberal arts;
·        collaborative and responsive leadership skills;
·        experience in connecting library collections and services to diverse university populations, especially in support of multicultural programs and related research activity;
·        a record of achievement in using teaching and learning technologies to close the digital divide, enhance information literacy, and broaden participation in research and learning among underrepresented groups;
·        appreciation and understanding of the role of technology in teaching and learning; and
·        a commitment to patron service, innovation and experimentation in the delivery of library services.
For more information about this vacancy, and to apply online, visit http://careers.unca.edu/
Review of applications will begin on March 12, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
We encourage applications from traditionally under-represented populations.  UNC Asheville is committed to increasing and sustaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, and student body as part of its mission and its commitment to excellence in the liberal arts.  UNC Asheville is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.