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Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Link for external applicants: https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10164/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=19571
Instruction Coordinator/Undergraduate Life Sciences Librarian-19571
Albert R. Mann Library, part of the Cornell University Library (CUL), is looking for a service oriented, creative, technically skilled professional who thrives in an innovative work environment and is energized by the opportunity to lead the library’s information literacy program. Candidates should also have a strong background and interest in the life sciences in order to develop and implement highly effective services in support of Cornell’s talented and ambitious undergraduate life sciences students. Working on a team of 15 colleagues who make up the Mann Library Services and Collections librarians, the Instruction Coordinator/Undergraduate Life Sciences Librarian will have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the overall public services program at Mann Library. The librarian in this position will also play a key role on the campus-wide information literacy team, which is embarking on a new initiative to build the CUL campus-wide information literacy program as part of the implementation of the Cornell University Library 2011-2015 strategic plan.
Instruction Coordinator/Undergraduate Life Sciences Librarian will:
* Provide leadership and planning for the Mann Library instruction/information literacy program in response to College learning outcomes and evolving needs.
* Work with Mann Learning Technologies and Assessment Librarian to develop pedagogically rich tools and learning experiences to enhance information literacy programs.
* Serve as lead instructor for undergraduate life sciences information literacy programs, including partnering with faculty to integrate information literacy competencies into the undergraduate biology, agriculture and environmental sciences curricula.
* Develop and provide innovative information services for the undergraduate life sciences community.
* Serve as part of the team at Mann delivering general information services to the Cornell community, including reference and consulting services and instruction in information management.
The position will be open through April 12, 2013
* Subject degree or work experience in the life sciences.
* ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library, Information Science, Education, or equivalent graduate degree.
* Strong interest in working with undergraduates.
* Outstanding teaching skills.
* Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
* Demonstrated initiative and flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively.
* Commitment to professional development.
* Interest or experience in information sciences and/or social media.
* Work experience in an academic setting, and/or instructional experience, especially in the area of information literacy or e-learning approaches.
Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York’s land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university’s mission of teaching, research, and outreach.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
The Temple University Libraries seek an engaged, creative, and enthusiastic librarian / instruction coordinator for our Science & Engineering Library (SEL). SEL is located on the main campus of Temple, a vibrant, urban research university with over 1,700 full-time faculty and a student body of 36,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation. For more information about Temple and Philadelphia, visit http://www.temple.edu/about/. The Science & Engineering Library supports research and instruction in biology, chemistry, computer & information science, earth & environmental science, engineering, the mathematical sciences, and physics. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Head of the Science and Engineering Library, the incumbent: Plans, coordinates, and assesses SEL’s instruction and information literacy initiatives in consultation with other librarian educators; works collaboratively with faculty to integrate information literacy into the curriculum; teaches general and subject-specific classes; creates learning materials and research guides. Serves as liaison to multiple science and engineering departments; provides a full range of multi-disciplinary reference, research, and consultative services for students and faculty; engages in the academic and intellectual life of the departments to appropriately direct, develop, and promote library services and collections; integrates current and emerging technologies, as appropriate, in the design and delivery of SEL instruction, outreach, and information services; develops collections for liaison subject areas. The incumbent will participate in library-wide activities and committees and is expected to be active professionally. S/he also will be expected to meet requirements for contract renewals, promotion, and regular appointment and will perform other duties as assigned. Participates as scheduled in shared evening and weekend service hours. May supervise student assistants or other staff. Required Education and Experience: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS. Required Skills and Abilities: Substantial course work, library experience, or practical lab experience in engineering or science fields, such as biology, physics, chemistry, geology, etc. Well-developed analytical, organizational, management, and communication skills. Demonstrated initiative, creativity, and flexibility. Ability to work both independently and collegially in a demanding and rapidly changing environment. Preferred Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated experience in a science or engineering academic setting providing reference, consultation, or liaison services. Demonstrated experience providing instruction and applying information literacy concepts, such as developing learning outcomes and employing assessment techniques, to practice. Demonstrated facility with instruction and information technologies and creative use of technology to enhance learning. Demonstrated experience developing and managing science or engineering-related collections in all formats. Knowledge of the information needs of relevant disciplines and an understanding of current trends and issues in scholarly publishing. Science or engineering degree. Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits package, including relocation allowance. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply for this position, please visit www.temple.edu, click on Careers@Temple, and reference TU-16402. For full consideration, please submit your completed electronic application, along with a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Job posting active from: Thu, 2013-03-14 – Fri, 2013-04-05
Job Type: Faculty
Hour Type: Full-Time
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Monday – Friday) and one evening per week and one Saturday per month
Immediate Supervisor: Director of Libraries
Application Materials: The College strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates should apply online at www.dccc.edu or send electronic only (in MS Word or .PDF format), a cover letter, complete and current resume, unofficial transcripts and a list of three references (including current immediate supervisor) to Connie L. McCalla, Vice President, Human Resources, Delaware County Community College, 901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063, email@example.com. Application materials must be submitted only as a completed packet and received no later than April 5, 2013.
Salary: A minimum starting salary of $58,314 and a comprehensive and competitive fringe benefit package are provided.
The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; minimum of two years’ experience in an academic library is required. A background in health services, strong knowledge of technology, ability to work well with a diverse library staff and community college constituency, and strong teaching skills are desired. The successful candidate will be service-oriented, exhibit a positive attitude, and good communication and interpersonal skills; must be team-oriented and committed to professional development.
PCOM provides email capability to all students, faculty, staff, and administration. All emails and attached files transmitted between and among the foregoing are considered confidential. The emails and attached files are intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to which they are addressed and reading, disclosing, disseminating, distributing or copying by a recipient other than that named therein is strictly prohibited. Any email described herein that is received by an entity or individual to which it is not specifically addressed should be immediately deleted by the unnamed recipient.
Friday, March 8th, 2013
The Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity is now open until April 30, 2013. Please assist the Search Committee by sharing the announcement within and outside your IC with those interested in and qualified for the Title 42 position. The attached announcement can be found on the NIH Jobs Page at: http://www.jobs.nih.gov/vacancies/executive/odcoswd.htm.
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
The D. Samuel Gottesman Library seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Head of Access Services. The description is below. Please share with interested staff and colleagues.
Position Title: Head, Access Services
Status: Full Time, Academic/Faculty, non-tenured
Reporting to the library Director, the Head of Access Services will effectively supervise, plan, coordinate and manage all aspects of access, delivery and use of library services, facilities and resources. Providing basic reference services is also expected in this position. The individual must be creative, flexible, highly service-oriented and able to work independently and collegially with diverse library staff, faculty, students, researchers, residents and other staff within the organization.
Manages and supervises daily operations of interlibrary loan, internal document delivery, circulation, stacks maintenance and functionality of physical library space.
Coordinates Circulation and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) workflows to facilitate and improve effectiveness of access and delivery of information
Develops strategies to improve effectiveness and performance of services; develops new services to fill identified patron needs
Plans and implements Circulation and ILL training for staff
Administers online printing accounts (cash and student allowance)
Develops remote and onsite access policies; become familiar with e-resource licensing issues
Maintains library calendar and service hours - regular, holiday, extended study hours, emergencies (hurricanes, blizzards, etc.). Collaborates with Security personnel to provide coverage as needed
Provides excellent customer service to patrons; initiates and develops collaborative relations with faculty, students, investigators and staff; represents the library by serving on institutional committees and task forces
Troubleshoots and addresses patron complaints or issues, occasionally after-hours (email, telephone)
Participates in library planning; compiles reports/statistics on the use of services and the physical facility
Participates in outreach and creative marketing to promote library services
Assists the Reference Dept. daily to provide basic reference service and orientations to new and existing patrons; recommends and demonstrates resources appropriate to needs.
Collaborates with IT department to ensure efficient use of technology, e.g., wireless, online printing, etc.
Participates in special projects and performs other job related duties as required.
MLS/MLIS/MSLS from ALA-accredited institution
Knowledge/experience of interlibrary loan, ILLiad, DOCLINE, OCLC, PubMed searching
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff and processes/workflows and promote teamwork
Strong commitment to quality customer service
Detail oriented, excellent writing, analytical, evaluative, and organizational skills; good presentation, verbal, and strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work effectively with diverse internal and external constituents of various levels in a time-sensitive, dynamic and responsive manner
Flexibility to work with changing priorities and changing schedules; willingness to work nights and Sunday, as needed.
3 years of professional and supervisory experience, preferably in an academic library
Qualified candidates should email cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 references to Racheline Habousha, Library Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Head, Access Services" in your email subject heading.
The D. Samuel Gottesman Library serves Einstein's students, postdoctoral researchers, principal investigators, faculty, staff, and residents at affiliated institutions as well as graduate students and faculty of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. Please visit our website at http://library.einstein.yu.edu.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is located in the Bronx, NY. Einstein is home to 2,000 faculty members, 750 medical students, 350 PhD students, and 380 postdoctoral investigators in basic sciences and clinical research. Affiliated with five major medical centers throughout the greater New York metropolitan area, Einstein has 150 residency programs with 2,500 physicians in training.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is an AA/EOE Employer.
Friday, February 15th, 2013
The announcement for the position of Unit Head in the Index Section (Supervisory Technical Information Specialist, GS-1412-13) has been posted in USAJOBS. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday February 19.
For information on duties, qualifications, and the application process, please see:
Supervisory Technical Information Specialist-NLM-MP
Merit Promotion announcement for current federal employees
Supervisory Technical Information Specialist-NLM-DE
Delegated Examining announcement for all U.S. citizens
Friday, February 15th, 2013
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Open Position as of February 1, 2013: Assistant Director, Resource Management Division, Health Sciences Library, New York Medical College, Westchester County, NY
The Health Sciences Library of New York Medical College seeks an Assistant Director, Resources Management Division Librarian. New York Medical College, a member of the Touro College and University System, is located in Valhalla, in beautiful Westchester County, New York, 450 square-miles of diverse living, with tiny river towns, suburban villages and urban centers. One of the best things about NYMC’s location is its proximity to New York City, with bus, train or car options to get you there in as little as 30 minutes. The Health Sciences Library serves more than 4500 faculty, employees, students, residents and fellows on a vibrant and growing campus now with our Schools of Medicine, Health Sciences and Practice, and Basic Medical Sciences. Please consider this opportunity yourself and/or pass along to your colleagues.
Job Description & Requirements:
Position summary: Provides day to day management of the acquisitions, cataloging, and serials functions of the Health Sciences Library (HSL) of New York Medical College (HSL) including collection development and e-resources. The incumbent in this position supervises 5 FTEs, including professionals (2.6) and support staff (2.0), and serves as a member of the senior management team. The incumbent must be able to articulate resources management functions within the vision and mission of the university and the library’s strategic plans.
- Day to day management of acquisitions, cataloging and serials control; serves as chief cataloger;
- Manages the content of the integrated library systems (ILS) and other relevant applications;
- Investigates, implements and evaluates continuous improvement of technical services capabilities (including training, performance appraisals, discipline, hiring and interviewing);
- Maintains and evaluates the integrity of record data and quality control for inclusion in the ILS;
- Manages the materials budget;
- Chairs the internal Collection Development Committee and its activities;
- Develops grants and projects for external sources of funding;
- Coordinates the development and maintenance of library-sponsored databases, such as the faculty author bibliography and discipline-specific resources;
- Continually maintains the SERHOLD and OCLC holdings records
- Provides analyses of interlibrary data and other sources of data concerning lending, borrowing, and copyright;
- Participates as a key member of the library’s senior management team;
- Serves as staff for the Faculty Senate Library and Academic Support Committee;
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- ALA-accredited MLS;
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in one or more library technical services areas;
- Demonstrated ability to articulate a vision and mission for resources management functions as part of the digital library;
- Effective management experience, preferably in a technical services area;
- Solid working knowledge and expertise in cataloging, archives database development and maintenance;
- Demonstrated organizational abilities to develop and manage staff.
- Demonstrated knowledge of AACR2 (soon RDA), MARC, NLM & LC classifications, authority control and bibliographic utilities;
- Experience managing integrated library systems;
- Meticulous attention to detail, efficiency and thoroughness;
- Ability to manage multiple priorities in a changing environment;
- Understanding of technical services, archives, workflows, & both current and future trends;
- Eligible for membership in MLA Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).
To apply, contact Alicia Parrish, Human Resources Manager, or Colleen Coccaro at (914) 594 4564 or Recruiter@nymc.edu, New York Medical College, 40 Sunshine Cottage Road, Valhalla, NY 10595.
Friday, January 25th, 2013
NLM is recruiting public service leaders with a background in collection access or resource sharing to head our busy ILL Unit (approximately 250,000 transactions annually). NLM is a lend-only ILL participant. The majority of our ILL traffic arrives through DOCLINE and we serve as the library of last resort for interlibrary loan in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. We are looking for professionals who enjoy a team environment, a busy atmosphere and have a passion for collection access.
The announcement will be open for five days. The short time period reflects NLM’s effort to hire talented people quickly. We’re sending out this pre-announcement to give you time to spread the word to interested colleagues, or to consider your own application. Because of the short time frame, it would be advantageous to create a USAJobs account now and upload a resume to it.
The announcement is available in USAJobs (www.usajobs.gov.) and from “Jobs at NLM” on NLM’s home page: www.nlm.nih.gov.
Friday, January 18th, 2013
NLM will be posting two Librarian positions (9 and 11) for the Health and Information Products Unit in the Reference and Web Services Section. We expect the position to post Wednesday 1/16 or Thursday 1/17. The application period will be open for 5 days.
We’re looking for talented people to help provide access to consumer health information by supporting work on MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus en español, MedlinePlus Mobile and MedlinePlus Connect. We invite and encourage eligible candidates to apply for these wonderful opportunities to work with our team and help support one of NLM’s premier products. If you have a passion for disseminating reliable consumer health information, and you enjoy being part of a team, please consider applying. If you want to learn more about this position, please contact me or Stephanie Dennis.
The very short posting time of five days reflects the government’s effort to hire talented people quickly and we are sending this announcement to give you time to prepare your resume and USAJobs account. You can create your account now in USAJobs and upload your resume, before the posting appears.
The announcement will be available in USAJobs and from “Jobs at NLM” on the home page, http://www.nlm.nih.gov.
Please note that additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement:
- Preservation & Collection Management Section (PCM) hopes to hire a Librarian with experience in library digitization or digital preservation programs. Questions about the PCM position should go to Walter Cybulski.
- The Rare Books and Early Manuscripts Section (RBEM) are also looking to hire a Librarian with experience in cataloging rare books. Questions about the RBEM position should go to Michael North.
- In addition, the MEDLARS Management Section (MMS) is recruiting for their Terminology QA and User Support Unit. This Unit provides support for the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) which integrates and distributes key terminology, classification and coding standards, and associated resources to promote creation of more effective and interoperable biomedical information systems and services, including electronic health records. Questions about the MMS position should go to Dianne Babski.
Interested candidates should apply to this same job announcement for consideration.