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Discussion Librarian I/II, City of Oxnard (CA) (apply by Feb. 28)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:20 am

Librarian I/II


The City of Oxnard's Cultural and Community Services Department is seeking a Librarian I/II with strong technical and customer service skills to be part of the Library team.  The ideal candidate will have experience facilitating and coordinating Adult Reference materials in a Public Library setting.

Librarian I/II


The City of Oxnard's Cultural and Community Services Department is seeking a Librarian I/II with strong technical and customer service skills to be part of the Library team.  The ideal candidate will have experience facilitating and coordinating Adult Reference materials in a Public Library setting.

Summary: Under general direction, performs a wide variety of professional librarian duties including reference, cataloging, children's or adult services, branch activities, automated services and internet; plans, programs, delivers, evaluates and assesses the library's Digital, Information and traditional Literacy (ELL) services; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; assists in the training of other library services positions; performs patron and administrative services duties as assigned; performs related duties as required.


The Librarian I is the entry level position that allows the incumbent, initially under closer supervision, to develop journey level knowledge and abilities.  As experience is gained, incumbents are involved in more complex services and tasks and may expect to have the position allocated to the II level as skills, abilities and assigned responsibilities increase within a minimum time frame of twelve to twenty-four months.

The Librarian II is the working level position in which incumbents are expected to independently perform the full scope of professional library duties.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from Librarian I.  When filled from the outside, it requires prior professional librarian experience.  Incumbents may serve as a team leader, and may be assigned to any program area which requires application of the principles and practices of library services administration.

This series is distinguished from the next higher classification of Librarian III in that the latter is an advanced journey level position assigned to supervise a major program area within a library division such as the operation of a branch library.

May provide technical and functional supervision over assigned library staff or volunteers.

Essential Functions


Provides reference assistance, user instructions and reader's advisory services to patrons; conducts bibliographic searches; provides information on library procedures, practices and specialized information sources in the humanities, sciences and social sciences; provides patron assistance in the use of print, non-print and on-line resources. 

Demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties.

Serves at reference desk; assists patrons with reference questions and selection of books, periodicals, other print and non-print materials; answers difficult or technical reference questions involving specialized subject knowledge and special collections; keeps current on materials, technology and professional issues related to the provision of library services. 

May provide professional cataloging suggestions for library materials using standard reference tools and on-line databases; reviews and participates in the selection of print and non-print collection materials; oversees the maintenance of special collections; manages budget for assigned collection areas; creates and maintains data bases and related records; reviews and "weeds" assigned collections on an ongoing basis. 

Assists in the development and implementation of programs, services, special events and displays in assigned areas including children's, adult, reference, technical services, branches, and automated services; participates in library outreach programs; supervises the maintenance and operation of a variety of library related computer systems and on-line services. 

Conducts group literacy sessions (Information Literacy competency, Technology skills, English language conversation etc.) 

Recruits, conducts intake, oversees, trains, monitors and evaluates Literacy service volunteers; selects, updates, and develops materials for learners' use and orientation and instructional materials for tutors; recruits, conducts intake assessments and monitors progress of learners 

Designs effective training programs for staff, volunteers and patrons; effectively matches tutors and learners; collects, analyzes, and prepares data and statistics for Library reports 

Promotes literacy services through marketing and outreach; prepares grant applications and administers grant(s); researches new grants.

Serves as a team leader; provides training in processing and other functions for library support staff and volunteers; supervises and participates in the evaluation of assigned staff and volunteers. 

Attends and represents the library at professional and public meetings. 

May be assigned to the central library headquarters or branch locations as required.




Education and/or Experience: 

Librarian I must possess a Master of Library Science degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. 

Librarian II must possess a Master of Library Science degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association and one year of experience equivalent to that of a Librarian I in the City of Oxnard. 


Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid class C California driver's license



Employment Information

 Supplemental Information:

  • The selected candidate must pass a thorough background investigation.

UNION MEMBERSHIP: Positions in this classification are represented by SEIU. Union membership and accompanying monthly dues will be required within 30 days of employment.


  • Submit NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line application.
  • Complete and submit responses to the supplemental questions, if required.
  • Upload resume, cover letter, proof of degree (transcript) or other requested documents.

Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the online application and include the information only on the resume.  Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted.  Cover letters and/or optional resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.

NOTE: For most positions, the City of Oxnard relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.

Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all positions.
City staff may be required to play an active role in the event of an emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours.
The list of qualified candidates that is established from this recruitment may be used to fill other full-time, part-time and temporary assignments as vacancies arise.

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION: This position requires a 12 month probationary period.

Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100, all public employees are required to serve as disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Oxnard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability or sexual orientation.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Oxnard makes reasonable accommodation for the disabled.  If you believe you require special arrangements to participate in the testing process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date.  Applicants who request such accommodation must document their request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation required.
LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.  Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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Discussion Librarian, Boulder Labs Library (NOAA Boulder) (apply by Feb. 20)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:14 am


There are two listings for this position, DE/CR position is the one that you want to apply for if you have not worked for the Federal Government. 


There are two listings for this position, DE/CR position is the one that you want to apply for if you have not worked for the Federal Government. 

The Boulder Labs Library has posted a new job announcement in USAJOBS:

Librarian, GS-1410-11/12
Job Announcement (MAP): OAR-ESRL-2018-0004
Job Announcement (DE):    OAR-ESRL-2018-0005
Open Period: 2/7/2018 to 2/20/2018
This position is located in Boulder, Colorado and will perform the following duties:
·  Manage the Library’s Library Service Platform (LSP), work with publishers and vendors to collect and analyze usage statistics and instructs staff and patrons on the use of electronic information products, software and systems.
·  Play key role in both the assessment of the library’s collection strategies and the maintenance of the collection itself, including oversight of the selection and deselection of library materials, coordination of shifting projects, collaboration with subject liaisons to promote library collections.
·  Manage, plans and supervises all acquisitions operations for a scientific library.
·  Establish and update cataloging policies for BLL and performs cataloging of all library materials following Library of Congress (LC) practice.
These duties are described at the full performance level (FPL) GS-12, the GS-11 is developmental leading to such performance.


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Discussion Collections Development Librarian, Ball State University (apply by March 3)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:11 am

Collections Development Librarian
Ball State University Libraries are seeking a Collections Development Librarian.

Collections Development Librarian
Ball State University Libraries are seeking a Collections Development Librarian.
Position Function:  Perform activities related to developing and sustaining University Libraries’ resource collections to meet user needs, including materials selection, deselection, preservation, evaluation and assessment; coordinate collection maintenance activities and replacement and gift operations; serve as collection development liaison for assigned departments.
Salary: $52,000 
Applications Accepted Through: 03/03/2018
Detailed information on position responsibilities, qualifications, and the application process can be found by following this link:
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.


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Discussion Collection Development Librarian, Harvard University (apply by March 30)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:08 am

Collection Development Librarian

Harvard University seeks an innovative, collaborative, and user-centered Collection Development Librarian to build and manage collections for one of the leading libraries in the world for the study of art, architecture, and visual culture from antiquity to the present. Reporting to the Herman and Joan Suit Librarian of the Fine Arts Library, the incumbent will select library materials in all formats and work collaboratively with colleagues in the Fine Arts Library, across Harvard Library, and beyond to implement collection development strategies and operations. The incumbent will proactively partner with Harvard Library colleagues to develop creative solutions and efficient workflows for managing, acquiring, processing, preserving, and providing access to library materials. He/she will actively engage with the visual arts community at Harvard to support innovative use of library collections in their teaching, research, and learning activities. To expand access to the Fine Arts Library’s unparalleled holdings to a wider global audience, the Collection Development Librarian will participate in local, national, and international digital initiatives and collaborative collection development partnerships.

To view the complete position description and to apply, see here.

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Discussion Digital Reference/Interlibrary Services Librarian, Tennessee State University

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:06 am

Assistant Professor and Digital Reference/Interlibrary Services Librarian

Tennessee State University, Brown-Daniel Library


Assistant Professor and Digital Reference/Interlibrary Services Librarian

Tennessee State University, Brown-Daniel Library


Job Duties  Provides information/reference services to Library users/clientele via in-person, telephone, e-mail, and/or other platforms/formats  Conducts information literacy/library orientation presentations as scheduled by Reference Department  Provides coverage in Reference Department during weekends/other times as scheduled  Collaborates with Reference/Library colleagues in development/updating of Library website and resource guides for users  Participates in collection development for designated University departments/programs  Coordinates interlibrary service transactions for users/clientele at TSU main campus  Assists TSU students, faculty, and researchers in establishing/maintaining personal interlibrary service accounts  Monitors electronic interlibrary service systems on a daily basis  Responds to requests for TSU resources on a daily basis  Facilitates requests by TSU users for resources from other institutions via interlibrary service systems  Retrieves/processes incoming and outgoing items for mailing and/or other delivery  Maintains records/statistics of interlibrary transactions for Library/University reports  Maintains relationships with other libraries/institutions regarding interlibrary transactions  Documents invoices/notices involving late/unreturned items  Communicates with users/institutions as necessary regarding unresolved transactions  Serves on Library and/or University committees as assigned/appointed  Markets interlibrary services as an extension of available academic resources

Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited masters degree or international equivalent in Library or Information Science. At least two years of relevant experience in an academic Library with evidence of broad, in-depth knowledge, skills, and experiences with technology. Experience with an integrated library system (ILS) and other technological applications.

Preferred Qualifications: Understanding of Innovative/Sierra ILS functions with the ability to work toward achieving tenure and promotion. Ability to work collaboratively and collegially with library and campus colleagues. Understanding of Web Services, and Library Commons Support in an academic library. Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Evidence of the ability to concurrently manage multiple projects and staff, troubleshoot computing problems, plan and manage change in the library’s computing environment, and act as liaison with other information technology professionals and ability to work independently.

To apply go to: and click on Create Application.

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Discussion Regional Government Documents Librarian, University of Florida (apply by March 22)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:03 am



Regional Government Documents Librarian
Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian
The Regional Government Documents Librarian (Documents Librarian) is a 12 month, tenure track faculty position in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Library West). The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida is designated as a depository for the publications of the United States Government, the State of Florida, and the European Union. The scope of the collections thus includes federal, state, and international documents.
Joining the George A. Smathers Libraries as the Documents Librarian entails serving as the primary liaison to the US Government Publishing Office (GPO) in matters relating to the Libraries’ service as a Regional Federal Depository Library for 38 selective depository libraries in the state of Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. This position leads statewide outreach, training, public access, support services, and collection development activities to support the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). The Documents Librarian also plays an important role ensuring access to state publications distributed by the Florida Division of Library and Information Services. Both programs allow the incumbent to build strong partnerships with a diverse constituency at the state, regional and national levels while advancing innovative programs to strengthen awareness of the increasing relevancy of government documents in current research and public interest.
You are invited to apply for this nationally strategic position within a vibrant, energetic community of professionals dedicated to furthering the intellectual missions of this research-intensive, land-grant, public institution. Collaboration on innovative projects between individuals and among departments to enhance library services is strongly encouraged and supported by the Smathers Libraries. Internal and external grants are supported by a full-time Grants Manager. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the incumbent in the position is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities. The Documents Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet criteria for tenure and promotion.
More information about the regional federal depository library collections at UF can be found at 
The search will remain open until March 22, 2018, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.
Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at:

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Discussion Science Librarian, Wayne State University

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 09:58 am

Science Librarian

Science Librarian

The Wayne State University Library System (WSULS) seeks an innovative,
service-oriented Science Librarian to support disciplines in the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences, where declared STEM majors have increased over the
past five years by nearly 50 percent. The successful candidate will be
knowledgeable of current library and scholarly information trends and
practices, and possess the ability to apply this understanding to make a
significant, positive impact on the WSU community.
Please refer to to apply
for the position. Further detail about the position are available at Questions
about the position can be directed to Jim Van Loon, Librarian III, (search committee chair).
- Establish and maintain effective communication channels to identify and
advance the learning, teaching, and research needs of WSU students, faculty,
and staff.
- Provide quality teaching and research-focused information services,
including developing and conducting instruction programs focused on advanced
resources for undergraduate and graduate students in the departments of
Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Geology.
- Collaborate with other subject librarians and staff to provide effective
instruction, student success programming, and reference services to WSU
undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff.
- Advance the WSULS strategic priority of digital publishing and scholarship
through continuous education. Provide counsel on scholarly communications,
copyright, and research data management.
- Serve as a member of the WSULS Researcher Support Team, with a particular
focus on scholarly workflow including research data management in the physical
and life sciences; and participate on other cross-functional teams as deemed
beneficial to the WSULS enterprise.
- Engage in professional and/or subject discipline organizations, research, or
publishing that will enhance support of the sciences at WSU and advance the
WSULS strategic pillars of Culture and People, Student Success, and Community
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program; strong commitment to teaching
and public service; talent to communicate and interact effectively with
faculty, staff, and students in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing
environment; skills to analyze, organize, and present information;
demonstrated aptitude to manage multiple priorities and tasks; capacity to
work independently or as a team member, and to communicate effectively with
non-technical staff, vendors and other campus technology staff; familiarity
with current trends in library technology along with the ability to apply this
knowledge to a local situation.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with literature in the sciences or advanced degree in the sciences
or related field, and a commitment to continuing development of skills for
STEM support; academic library experience and familiarity with diversity and
inclusion practices in research libraries; library instruction experience;
skills in using technologies to enhance instruction; experience in providing
reference services, user education, information literacy, database searching,
and in developing print and online instructional materials and tutorials;
familiarity with current trends and issues in data services and immersive
technologies; experience with at least one of the leading learning management
systems; experience using tools for web authoring, social computing, and
online collaboration; knowledge of trends and policy issues related to digital
technology and electronic resources; established record or potential for
professional achievement and service.
Wayne State University and its Library System
The WSULS comprises five libraries: the David Adamany Undergraduate Library,
the Arthur Neef Law Library, the Purdy/Kresge Library, the Vera P. Shiffman
Medical Library, and the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs.
The WSULS aspires to be the world’s top research library, supporting the
academic success of students and the scholarly endeavors of faculty and staff,
and engaging and serving our public community of critical information
A Michigan public university located in the heart of Midtown Detroit, Wayne
State University is a leader in urban, community-based research and is among
just 1.31 percent of Carnegie Commission on Higher Education “R1” research
intensive universities that also hold the Commission’s Community Engagement
Classification. Its campus is the most diverse public university campus in
Michigan. Through Wayne State’s multidisciplinary approach to research and
education; and ongoing collaborations crossing all economic sectors, the
university aims to improve the quality of life in the city of Detroit, state
of Michigan, and throughout the world.


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Discussion Library Information Associate, University of Arizona (apply by Feb. 21)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 09:54 am

Library Information Associate

Library Information Associate

Department Libraries - Digital Innovation & Stewardship (1705)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Are you a self-starter interested in repositories, open access and scholarly communication? The Library Information Associate demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communications skills necessary for providing direct and timely support to faculty and campus partners, collaborating with colleagues, and managing students. The position requires strong entrepreneurial and organizational skills including workflow management, process assessment and improvement, attention to detail, accuracy, flexibility and the ability to shift priorities in a dynamic environment. Primary responsibilities include managing work in support of the UA Open Access Policy, such as researching publisher permissions and acquiring content for the UA Campus Repository. In addition, the incumbent provides support for institutional repository collections such as theses and dissertations, collections from library and campus partners, and supports other open access initiatives as needed.

The Library Information Associate will be part of the Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship –a dynamic team that supports a wide range of digital services such as digital scholarship, data science, research data management, geospatial services, digital preservation, metadata consulting, repositories, publishing, scholarly communication and open access.

Visit the University Libraries website to learn more about us.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

As a nationally recognized leader, the University of Arizona strives to look forward. Listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States, the University provides strategic programs to enhance the lifecycles of a multigenerational workforce.

This award-winning portfolio includes consecutive Seal of Distinction awards for its exemplary Work-Life practices from WorldatWork, along with the 2017 Gold Healthy Arizona Worksite award, presented by the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. For more information about the collaborative culture and innovative service offerings at the University of Arizona, click here.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer providing equal opportunity for women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage manual and automated workflows for processing new publications, presentations, scholarly and creative activities from faculty, researchers and students to support the UA Faculty Publications collection, theses and dissertations, and other repository collections as directed.
  • Research publisher copyright agreements and licenses using tools such as SHERPA/RoMEO and publisher websites.
  • Analyze and interpret policies to determine eligibility of items for deposit into the UA Campus Repository.
  • Communicate with publishers, faculty authors, campus partners, and colleagues regarding policies and permissions.
  • Acquire content for the repository, provide descriptive metadata to conform to local and international requirements and standards, and upload content into the UA Campus Repository.
  • Administer quality control for descriptive metadata and validate content uploaded by submitters, including students, faculty and campus partners.
  • Train and oversee student employees supporting repository work.
  • Perform repository administrator functions such as setting up new collections, adding/removing permissions, customizing collection workflows and metadata forms in consultation with colleagues, and creating statistical and usage reports.
  • Participate in open access initiatives, repository service development and digital projects; including promotion and marketing efforts.
  • The Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong customer service orientation, initiative, flexibility and follow through.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as well as independently in a busy fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and consult colleagues when appropriate and as needed.
  • Excellent analytical, time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative and inclusive environment, one that values and leverages the benefits of diverse perspectives.
  • Positive attitude and strong demonstration of Our Values: Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Diversity, Innovation, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications

Refer to Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree AND two years related library experience; OR six years related library experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated familiarity with or interest in issues in higher education.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with or interest in the scholarly communication process.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with or interest in open access initiatives.
  • Experience using DSpace or another repository platform.
  • Experience with metadata application in digital collection repositories in alignment with local and national standards and best practices.
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $30,000 - $36,500
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number S24598
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date  
Position End Date (if temporary)  
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Krissandra McNeill
Armando Cruz

Open Date 02/08/2018
Review Start Date 02/21/2018
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

In your cover letter, please describe how your qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position.

Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Discussion School Librarianship Lecturer, University of North Texas

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 09:41 am

School Librarianship Lecturer Position (multiple-year)

School Librarianship Lecturer Position (multiple-year)

University of North Texas, Department of information Science
Email Contact: Dr. Barbara Schultz-Jones (
Position Search Link:
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The University of North Texas, Department of Information Science invites applications for a lecturer (non-tenure track) position in the school library certification program for Fall 2018 to be based in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
The successful candidate will teach Master's level courses and provide practicum service in the school library certification program. The candidate must have the ability to design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid modalities. The candidate is expected to teach library and information sciences (LIS) in the school library certification program of coursework and develop close relationships with practitioners and educators in the field.
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have a PhD in information science or a related field or be in candidacy stage at the time of appointment. Candidates must also have experience in a certified school librarianship position and have post-secondary teaching experience or a combination of teaching and professional experience.  
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with distance education as well as experience in designing and delivering courses in a variety of formats, such as face-to-face, online, and blended. Evidence of teaching via distance or distributed learning methods is highly desirable. Candidates who have the ability to collaborate with the community of practitioners and colleagues are desirable. Evidence of service to his/her professional community is also preferred. The program seeks candidates with expertise in one or more of the areas of school library certification coursework, and/or practicum.  

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Discussion Imaging Services Manager; University of California, Los Angeles (apply by March 5)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 09:36 am

Imaging Services Manager (Library Assistant V)

Requisition Number: 27339  
Working Title: Imaging Services Manager (ISM)  
Salary: $4,009 - $7,925 monthly  
Job Type: Career  
Department Website URL:  
Job Summary Statement: Reporting to the Director, SRLF & Collaborative Shared Print Programs, the Imaging Services Manager (ISM) manages the activities involved in the production of preservation-quality digital reproductions of research collections and archive materials including circulating and rare books, manuscripts, correspondence, newspapers, photographic collections, ephemera, art work, and maps. The ISM professionally represents the department in a variety of environments within UCLA, the entire UC system, the Cultural Heritage imaging community and the general public. The ISM works with members of the UCLA Library to evaluate potential new digitization projects and manages existing projects, workflows and schedules. The ISM meets with patrons in the UCLA Libraries, UC academic departments, and non-UC institutions to review a complex mix of digitization projects and provide cost estimates for all requests. The Imaging Service Unit operates under a Sales and Service [cost recovery] model and thus the ISM is responsible for ensuring that a steady stream of in-coming work is available. The ISM is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training and supervision of 4 career FTE. Coordinates and schedules in-coming jobs with other work in progress, assigning work to staff; and oversees all aspects of production: digitization of print and photographic originals, and providing detailed quality control inspections of all products. The ISM is responsible for ensuring that all digitized images meet the guidelines and standards for preservation imaging as defined by the Library of Congress and FADGI. The ISM develops Imaging Services Unit goals, and identifies opportunities for training and development of career staff in order to keep the Imaging Services team fully knowledgeable about and capable of implementing new technologies and software programs that enhance digital services. 

The Imaging Services Unit provides digitization services for a variety of customers, including UCLA library staff, UC staff and faculty, external clients facilitated through the UCLA Library Special Collections (LSC) and the general public. Digital images can be captured from print and non-print research collections, including circulating and rare books, manuscripts, photographs, transmissive materials, microfilm, newspapers, ephemera and maps. Imaging Specialists handle fragile, deteriorating original materials and using a variety of software programs and advanced techniques will capture clear, distortion-free images that are true in color, exposure, and composition to the originals. Digital scanning equipment available in the Unit includes flatbed and planetary scanners and medium format cameras with a variety of megapixel resolution settings. SRLF's Imaging Services Unit produces on average over 100,000 digital image files annually. The Unit currently produces 70,000 frames of original microfilm per year but that number is declining steadily. 

The Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF) houses low-use library materials from the five southern University of California (UC) campuses, and also houses the University of California Shared Print Archive. Located on the northwest corner of campus, the SRLF provides environmentally controlled high-density shelving for books, archives, and other library materials. Phase 1 and 2 Stacks have a combined capacity of approximately 7 million volume equivalents, and SRLF currently holds approximately 6.8 million volume equivalents.  

Percentage of Time: 100%  
Shift Start: 8:00 am  
Shift End: 5:00 pm  
Qualifications for Position
23 Records
  Qualifications Required/Preferred
  1. Educational background in photography or imaging science at the Bachelors or equivalent level. Required
  2. Significant project management skills, including but not limited to strategic planning, organizing workflows to accomplish established objectives, ability to manage multiple deadlines, conduct appropriate outreach to stakeholder communities at beginning and end of projects. Required
  3. Advanced working knowledge of archival quality imaging equipment including but not limited to flatbed, film, and planetary scanners as well as medium format digital cameras. Required
  4. Advanced knowledge of digital photography including exposure, aperture and shutter functions, ISO, depth of field, focus and composition. Advanced knowledge of studio lighting including strobes and continuous light sources. Ability to perform routine calibration of digital scanners and computer monitors. Required
  5. Ability to perform image editing such as exposure adjustments, color adjustments, and cropping using programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge and Capture One. Required
  6. Ability to effectively capture 3-d objects and artifacts, printed materials, artwork such as paintings and drawings, maps, and other flat documents using digital imaging equipment and studio lighting. Required
  7. Demonstrated experience providing delivery and storage of images on DVD, external hard drives, and cloud based transfer services Required
  8. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiatives (FADGI) and other appropriate cultural heritage imaging standards. Required
  9. Working knowledge of using object level color targets to enable image digitization quality control and measure quality of capture work flow Required
  10. Experience in supervision, including hiring, orienting, training, organizing workflows, delegating responsibility, providing guidance and direction, monitoring and evaluating performance, and coaching and counseling. Required
  11. Excellent written communication skills to respond to patron inquiries about job estimates, problems, and to compose interdepartmental memos, employee performance, and to draft policies, manuals and reports. Required
  12. Excellent oral communication skills to explain services, departmental policies, and preservation standards to staff and patrons. Required
  13. Outstanding organizational and analytical skills to balance multiple (and sometimes conflicting) priorities, lead complex projects, and perform efficiently and courteously amidst frequent distractions and interruptions. Required
  14. Ability to make oral group presentations to: persuade others to accept a specific opinion, action, etc.; provide information or explain procedures, policies, etc. Required
  15. Ability to exchange ideas and information with others to formulate appropriate policies and procedures. Required
  16. Demonstrated sound judgment and ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines, and see projects through to completion on time and within budget. Demonstrated skill in identifying problems and implementing solutions to them. Required
  17. Advanced knowledge of Apple Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, and client application software such as current web browsers and file and folder management and applying security updates and patches. Required
  18. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Bridge. Required
  19. Ability to get to work reliably and on time and to be present in the workplace during normal working hours Required
  20. Ability to follow directions from supervisors (and to provide clear directions to staff and student employees). Required
  21. Ability to work harmoniously and as a team player, thrive in a team-based environment, and skill in fostering teamwork among others. Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and managers. Required
  22. Experience managing high quality imaging production Unit. Preferred
  23. Working knowledge of Atlassian software such as JIRA and Confluence. Preferred


Additional Posting Information
Bargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered  
Application Deadline: 03-05-2018