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Job: Youth Programming and Outreach Associate - Fairport Harbor, OH

Organization Name
Fairport Harbor Public Library

Job title
Youth Programming and Outreach Associate

Part Time or Full Time
Part Time

Location of organization
335 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077

Position & Job Description
Fairport Harbor Public Library is seeking two part-time Youth Programming and Outreach Associates. Both positions will be 20 hours per week, with a schedule including days, evenings, and weekends. Benefits include paid sick and vacation leave.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
This position requires considerable contact with the public. The Programming and Outreach Associate(Youth focus) will plan, present, and promote creative and innovative programming for children and youth ages 0-16 and their caregivers. This position will serve as liaison with all Fairport Harbor schools and will act as a library representative at community events. The Programming and Outreach Associate will share duties at the circulation and reference desks. The ability to work a flexible schedule with occasional evening and weekend hours is required.

Required Job Application Skills
2-year college degree / Associates Degree with extensive experience working with young children, school age youth, teens, and families. Experience working in an educational setting or leading group activities. Experience in customer service, community outreach, public speaking, event planning, and working within diverse communities. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check.

Preferred Job Application Skills
Candidates should also present an upbeat attitude, have a sense of humor, and place top priority on customer service. They should have the ability to work collaboratively with others and have an interest in, comfort with, and a genuine desire to serve and engage with children and young people of all abilities and backgrounds. Having an interest and knowledge in current literature for children ages 0-16 as well as knowledge of popular materials for patrons of all ages is key. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills and strong computer skills.

Contact Person
Kara Cervelli

How To Apply
Full job description and application form available on our website https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ffairportlibrary.com%2Femployment%2F&token=DIq7GyIBF2crHU23IlsM5V3wS7uBchufdTbdoXHQ%2FpE%3D

Please complete the Fairport Harbor Public Library application and submit it with your cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to:

Kara Cervelli, Director
Fairport Harbor Public Library
335 Vine Street
Fairport Harbor, OH 44077
kcervelli@fairport.lib.oh.us

Date that Application Closes
The positions will remain open until filled. Applications received by Friday, March 20, 2020 will be given first consideration.

Potential Salary & Benefits
The salary for this position is classified $10-15 per hour. Benefits include paid breaks, paid sick and vacation leave, and tuition reimbursement.

Job: Assistant Director - St. Clairsville, OH

Organization Name
St. Clairsville Public Library

Job title
Assistant Director

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
St. Clairsville, Ohio

Position & Job Description
The St. Clairsville Public Library is a vibrant community resource serving a population of 16,500 and is located in Belmont county, off I-70 in southeastern Ohio. The Assistant Director will provide service and support in various departments of the St. Clairsville Public Library, oversee special projects that fulfill the library's mission, and perform duties as needed or as assigned by the Director.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential work task listed below.

  • Provide experienced oversight and support for programs and services in all departments – Children’s, circulation, reference, outreach, marketing, collection management, facilities, and technology.
  • Work with supervisors to plan library programs and lead programs as needed. Use the library’s software and technology to assist library customers. Provide informational assistance to customers of all ages.
  • With little supervision complete projects related to improving library services, facilities, and resources.
  • Communicate with individuals and groups to represent and enthusiastically promote the library.
  • Work with the Director to implement the library’s mission, goals, and strategic objectives; responsibly perform tasks associated with finances and administration; train staff; and ensure quality customer service.
  • Be a back-up for organizational responsibilities in the absence of the Director.
  • Perform other tasks as needed.
  • Provide a positive and friendly environment for staff and library customers of all ages.

Required Job Application Skills

  • Higher education courses in library science or equivalent training experiences; proven aptitude in professional library science, preferably in a public library setting; demonstrated supervisory skills; ability to assess community interests and needs to develop library programs and services accordingly; aptitude with computers and technology; excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; group presentation skills and sound professional judgment.
  • Must pass a background check.

Contact Person
Doug Walsh

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Visit https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.stclibrary.org%2Fabout%2Femployment%2F&token=qUm8jPG%2FYDOcZr8Fr84qreOyM3zV6QEv4mlR%2BRs1c%2B0%3D for an application and/or submit a resume including a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training. Applications/resumes should be emailed to dwalsh@stclibrary.org or mailed to St. Clairsville Public Library, Attn: Doug Walsh, 108 W. Main St, St. Clairsville, OH 43905.

Date that Application Closes
Open Until Filled

Potential Salary & Benefits
Wage: $35,000 - $39,000/year based on experience
Full-time employee benefits: OPERS retirement plan, health/supplemental insurance, vacation/sick/personal leave, & flexible scheduling

Job: Instruction and Outreach Librarian - Assistant/Associate Professor - Kalamazoo, MI

Organization Name
Western Michigan University

Job title
Instruction and Outreach Librarian - Assistant/Associate Professor

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Kalamazoo, MI

Position & Job Description
The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Instruction & Outreach Librarian. This entry-level liaison librarian position will build collaborative partnerships between the libraries and social science departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, primarily history, gender and women’s studies, and political science, plus other social sciences disciplines as assigned. Liaison librarians support Western Michigan University’s commitment to being a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by providing high-quality library instruction and research support to our diverse campus community.

This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position in the Instruction & Outreach Department of the University Libraries and will report to the Associate Dean for Education and User Services. Primary areas of responsibility include teaching library skills and concepts to undergraduate and graduate students, developing in-person and online learning activities, developing library programs to support student and faculty research, providing in-person and online research consultations, and monitoring the collections for relevance to the assigned curricular areas. In support of our commitment to growth and development, the successful candidate will enjoy many opportunities to develop a professional record, including conference travel and time for scholarly activity. The University Libraries strongly encourages applications from candidates in underrepresented groups, multilingual candidates, and those with a passion for inclusion, accessibility, and related themes.

A master’s degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or an international equivalent as identified by ALA is required. Applicants currently completing a master’s degree may be considered with proof that the degree has been received by the anticipated start date.

The position is a fiscal-year, tenure-track appointment and will be based on Western Michigan University’s main campus in Kalamazoo, MI. The expected start date is summer 2020.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

Western Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person
Sara Volmering

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Direct link to posting: www.wmujobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=57479

Please visit https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwmich.edu%2Fhr%2Fjobs&token=SxZqGz7KeGmfEPX1Sj10%2BmyNy%2Br9c8vsBOuIM8uWQb4%3D for further information regarding the position requirements and application procedures. Review of applications will begin February 24, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

Date that Application Closes
Review of applications begins February 24, 2020 and continues until filled.

Potential Salary & Benefits
$57,500 - $65,000 plus a generous benefits package

Job: Instructional Design and Technology Librarian - New Wilmington, PA

Organization Name
Westminster College

Job title
Instructional Design and Technology Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
New Wilmington, PA

Position & Job Description
Westminster College, a selective liberal arts college located in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, seeks an energetic and learner-centered librarian to facilitate our campus’s instructional design and instructional technology initiatives. The successful candidate will provide support for the College’s Learning Management System (Desire2Learn) and will lead faculty and LIS colleagues in an ongoing exploration of the intersection of technology with teaching and learning. This is a ten-month, tenure-track faculty position. Recent graduates and technophiles who want to work with students and faculty are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Instructional Design and Technology Librarian will join a library staff that values creativity and collaboration. They will encourage the thoughtful integration of the LMS and other technologies in face-to-face classrooms, and support faculty who are developing online and/or hybrid course offerings. They will investigate emerging technologies and evaluate their uses, potential, and fit with the College’s educational mission, serving as a consultant to campus learning space renovations and new construction projects. They will provide end-user support and training for commonly-used office software programs to members of the wider campus community.

The successful candidate will also contribute to the library’s information literacy instruction and outreach program, collaborating directly with faculty and students. The librarian will also have the opportunity to assist with other library and technology initiatives as needed.

Inquisitiveness, flexibility, enthusiasm, and a desire to work collaboratively with different user populations in higher education is critical. Strong candidates will have experience using an LMS and instructional technologies, as well as proficiency with a range of commonly used software. An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries is required.

Westminster College is a nationally recognized liberal arts college, known for its collaborative environment, outstanding experiential learning programs, and focus on student success. Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in the country to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, or religion. Westminster has been ranked among the nation’s top schools for “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream” (NY Times), “best value for the money” (College Factual), employment success (Educate to Career Index), graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly), women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service-learning (President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories. Around 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre-professional programs and 80 organizations. Westminster’s historic campus is located in New Wilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

Application review will begin on February 21, 2020. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and three professional references via e-mail to Jamie Kohler, McGill Library Director, at askmcgill@westminster.edu.

Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, enhancing learning through diversity and inclusion.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
The successful candidate will provide support for the College’s Learning Management System (Desire2Learn) and will lead faculty and LIS colleagues in an ongoing exploration of the intersection of technology with teaching and learning. They will encourage the thoughtful integration of the LMS and other technologies in face-to-face classrooms, and support faculty who are developing online and/or hybrid course offerings. They will investigate emerging technologies and evaluate their uses, potential, and fit with the College’s educational mission, serving as a consultant to campus learning space renovations and new construction projects. They will provide end-user support and training for commonly-used office software programs to members of the wider campus community.

The successful candidate will also contribute to the library’s information literacy instruction and outreach program, collaborating directly with faculty and students. The librarian will also have the opportunity to assist with other library and technology initiatives as needed.

Required Job Application Skills
An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries is required. Inquisitiveness, flexibility, enthusiasm, and a desire to work collaboratively with different user populations in higher education is critical.

Preferred Job Application Skills
Strong candidates will have experience using an LMS and instructional technologies, as well as proficiency with a range of commonly used software.

Contact Person
Jamie Kohler

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and three professional references via e-mail to Jamie Kohler, McGill Library Director, at askmcgill@westminster.edu.

Date that Application Closes
March 16, 2020

Job: Data Librarian - Arlington, VA

Organization Name
DevTech Systems, Inc

Job title
Data Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Arlington, VA

Position & Job Description

Overview:

DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm dedicated to development, with 35 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management. The Data Curation Specialist will work on the Development Data Library of the new USAID Analytics, Data, Visualization, and Information Services (ADVISE) project. ADVISE, a five year project, is a follow-on to the USAID Economic Analysis and Data Services (EADS) project. ADVISE’s main purpose is to improve the usage of USAID data and information, so that the Agency continues to ensure its development outcomes are supported by evidence.

The Data Curation Specialist manages the process of cleaning, documenting, archiving, and releasing datasets from the point of submission to their publication on the USAID Data Development Library platform. The Data Curation Specialist reports to the Senior Curator.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluate data submissions for potential value, utility and quality and to make determinations about their suitability for acquisition and curation;
Check data for completeness and correctness, flagging any direct or indirect identifiers to respondents and working with the data submitter to resolve issues;
Create an archival version of the dataset for preservation;
Develop dissemination versions of datasets for various audiences including USAID staff, partner organizations, and the general public;
Track datasets through the privacy and security review process, coordinating with project statisticians who perform a security assessment on datasets;
Maintain project database, recording curation actions taken with each dataset;
Assess metadata quality; coordinating metadata enhancement; and performing remediation to facilitate better discovery;
Manage permissions for those who seek to make a submission to the data repository;
Manage, maintain, and track provenance of digital objects and associated documentation in long-term preservation environments;
Assist in the development and implementation of best practices, procedures, workflows, and tools for the repository.

Qualifications:

Education: Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science (preferred), International Development, or related field.

Experience: At least two years of related experience in data science, digital repository management, or related subject.

Knowledge: Knowledge of and interest in data curation, international development, and related fields.

Skills: Strong interest in database management and understanding of relational database principles, high level of data literacy, and solid grounding in the principles of data validity and integrity; knowledge of statistical software such as SAS, Stata and R preferred; excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially with communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences; capability to work independently and collaboratively.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

The applicant must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for the required U.S. government security clearance for this project.

NOTE: This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

Contact Person
Eva Allison (eallison@devtechsys.com)

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Please apply through: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fjobs.talent.dynamic...

Job: Elementary Library Media Specialist - Bowling Green, OH

Organization Name
Bowling Green City School District

Job title
Library - Media Specialist - Elementary

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Bowling Green, Ohio

Position & Job Description
Elementary Library Media Specialist, Conneaut, Crim and Kenwood Elementaries

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Responsible for all facets of the elementary library program.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of teaching and learning practices.
  • Plans and prepares for instruction, collaborates with teachers, and works with the middle and high school media specialists to implement the K-12 library program.
  • Recruits, trains and supervises library volunteers.
  • Develops schedules with input from classroom teachers.
  • Manages the technical aspects of the library circulation and catalog program (Follett's Destiny) in conjunction with the district technology staff.
  • Carries out administrative duties with regard to budget, maintenance of accurate records, communications and policies.
  • Seeks professional relationships with local public and university libraries as well as professional library organizations.
  • Pursues learning opportunities through professional organizations and resources and stays abreast of current trends and topics in education.

Required Job Application Skills
Applicant must have a Master's Degree, a valid Ohio 4 Year Resident Educator License, a 5 Year Professional License with a library media focus or a Permanent Certificate, all grades, with a Library Media Teaching Area endorsement. Applicant must also have successfully completed the OAE (Ohio Assessment for Educators). #041 - School Library Media Specialist. Applicants must submit an Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) and FBI criminal background check.

Preferred Job Application Skills
Strong communication and problem solving skills a must. Applicant should be flexible and adaptable. Organization skills are a necessity.

Contact Person
Dawn Dazell

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Visit the Bowling Green City Schools website at www.bgcs.k12.oh.us.
Click the "Join our Team" tab and complete the online application and teacher fit survey.
You may upload documents to the website (transcripts, license, etc.)

Date that Application Closes
TBD Potential Hire Date June 15, 2020

Potential Salary & Benefits
Salary commensurate with related experience and education level- beginning at $40,200
Benefits offered - Health/Dental/Vision and Life.
Paid sick leave and personal leave.

Job: Head of Library Systems & Collections - Williamsport, PA

Organization Name
Snowden Library - Lycoming College

Job title
Head of Library Systems & Collections

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Lycoming College is located in Williamsport, PA.

Position & Job Description
Snowden Library at Lycoming College is seeking an individual to manage collections and technical services operations as well as develop and evaluate related policies and procedures. The Head of Library Systems & Collections maintains library systems including the integrated library systems, identity access management, and more. In addition, the Head of Library Systems & Collections will have the opportunity (not required) to teach in our robust instruction program along with the Instructional Services Librarians. This position holds faculty status and as such, active participation in our system of faculty governance is expected.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Coordinates the effective use of library technology systems, including installing and updating library-specific software packages
  • In collaboration with the Coordinator of Reference & Web Services, updates and maintains the user interfaces for library software applications, including discovery systems, web resolvers, and library catalog web interfaces
  • Troubleshoots library technology systems and outages including access, integration, and authority issues
  • Supervises acquisition, cataloging, classification, and processing of all library materials
  • Manages eBook programs, serials, streaming video packages, and book selection across the curriculum
  • Serves as primary contact with vendors
  • Investigates resource pricing and licensing, and coordinates purchasing and implementation
  • Manages annual collections budget and analyzes usage and cost data
  • Collects, organizes, and interprets statistics necessary to generate reports
  • Participate in long range planning
  • Supervises maintenance, organization, and deselection of all library materials
  • Supervises one full-time staff member in technical services
  • Provides reference services one evening per week and occasional Sunday evenings

Required Job Application Skills

  • Considerable communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent managerial and supervisory capability
  • Strong ability to organize and analyze
  • Effective problem solving

Contact Person
Paige Flanagan

How To Apply (link and instructions)
The Lycoming College HR page has all details. Use this URL: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lycoming.edu%2F...

Date that Application Closes
open until filled

Job: Director of Museum Administration - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name
Over-the-Rhine Museum

Job title
Director of Museum Administration

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Cincinnati

Position & Job Description
The Director of Museum Administration will handle all day-to-day tasks of the museum, support and assist the board with fundraising, and bear the primary responsibility for external marketing and communication. They will also manage and coordinate museum programs, including a robust walking tour program, and may help to develop an education program. The director will join a dedicated team invested in the success of the museum project.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Administrative:

  • Support and liaison with the museum board of directors, board committees, and advisory board.
  • Manage and maintain all day-to-day office tasks, including correspondence, accounts payable and associational memberships.

Grants and Fundraising:

  • Coordinate and manage museum budgets with museum treasurer and other members of the executive board.
  • Create and maintain master schedule for all meetings and events.
  • Conduct research to assist with short and long-term planning.
  • Coordinate and manage all aspects of the museum’s walking tour program.
  • Administer the museum’s oral history program together with the volunteer oral history coordinator.
  • Coordinate and support volunteers together with the board’s volunteer coordinator.
  • Work under the direction of the board fundraising committee.
  • Conduct grant research and draft initial grant applications.
  • Ensure grant compliance and draft grant reports.
  • Conduct prospect research, manage prospect database, and coordinate donor relationships together with board members.
  • Provide administrative support of prospect relationships.
  • Coordinate and manage fundraising events and parties together with board committees as needed.

Marketing and Public Relations:

  • Work closely with the board public relations committee to develop and execute a proactive marketing plan.
  • Manage all social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, etc), museum website, online ticketing, email newsletter, and general online presence.
  • Write and distribute press releases, and develop and maintain relationships with local, regional and national media.

Building:

  • Provide administrative support for restoration and renovation work of the museum’s permanent home.
  • Maintain keys and security for building together with board committee.
  • Manage relationships with neighbors and community members regarding possible construction and renovation conflicts and interruptions.
  • Manage storefront for events and retail operations.
  • Depending on skills, qualifications and interest, the director will also assist in developing the museum’s education program.

Required Job Application Skills

The ideal candidate will be flexible and able to work, both independently and closely with our board, to bring tasks to completion. We are seeking someone comfortable with our status as a young, evolving organization who can handle a broad array of tasks efficiently. A successful candidate must be firmly committed to the museum’s mission, which includes working with and engaging all members of a diverse and rapidly changing urban community. The ability to have respect for all museum stakeholders will be key to success in this position.

  • Well-developed organizational skills required.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision.
  • Must be comfortable working with a wide range of individuals.
  • Experience with social networking and marketing platforms (including Facebook, Mailchimp, Twitter, and Instagram) required.
  • Experience with office tools including Microsoft Office and Google cloud programs and an openness to learning new digital tools required.

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Degree in museum studies, historic preservation, non-profit administration, public history, humanities, management, or related fields preferred.
  • Two or more years administrative experience preferred.
  • Experience writing grant applications and other fundraising activities preferred.

Contact Person
Robert Gioielli (Board Chair) robgioielli@gmail.com

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Please submit a resume and cover letter describing relevant experience and qualifications, and interest in the position. Also please provide the names and contact information for three professional references. All materials should be submitted, in one combined PDF document, as an email attachment sent to Hello@otrmuseum.org. Please use the subject line DIRECTOR OF MUSEUM ADMINISTRATION in your correspondence.

Date that Application Closes
Feb. 23, 2020

Potential Salary & Benefits
Salary for this position is $40,000, plus benefits, including health insurance and funds for professional development.

Job: Branch Manager - Lafayette, IN

Organization Name
Tippecanoe County Public Library

Job title
Branch Manager

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Lafayette, Indiana

Position & Job Description
Tippecanoe County Public Library seeks a skilled manager to join our public library team and our commitment to achieving our vision for over 190,000 area residents! We will hire a dedicated, service oriented manager with a commitment to neighborhood library service to lead our branch.

Job description located at the library website at: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tcpl.lib.in.us%2Femployment&token=kRYbgY0aDqHdah%2BbYqysEX7ElA9kcPMsiUmoUU3U7yY%3D.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Supervise M.L.S. and support staff as you develop programs, services and collections.

Required Job Application Skills
The successful candidate will have seasoned practical problem solving skills, the ability to make independent decisions and strong interpersonal, people and communications skills.

Minimum 2 years supervisory or management experience in a public library or any equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred. ALA accredited MLS required. This is a 40-hour position with occasional evenings and weekends required.

Preferred Job Application Skills
Expertise in community engagement is highly desirable.

Contact Person
Steve Berman

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Application located at the library website at: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tcpl.lib.in.us%2Femployment&token=kRYbgY0aDqHdah%2BbYqysEX7ElA9kcPMsiUmoUU3U7yY%3D

Please submit a TCPL application, resume, three references and a letter of interest to Human Resources Coordinator, TCPL, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 or by email at hrc@tcpl.lib.in.us.

TCPL is committed to equal employment opportunities. Applications are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, Veteran status, national origin, or ancestry.

Date that Application Closes
Until filled

Potential Salary & Benefits
Located in mid-central Indiana, Lafayette is the home of Purdue University, one hour north of Indianapolis. Enjoy Midwest friendliness combined with excellent cultural, educational and sports opportunities.

TCPL has an excellent benefits package. Cigna PPO or High Deductible with HSA available. TCPL pays majority of employee only health insurance premium. Principal Dental, and AFLAC offered. Paid Life insurance and paid leave benefits. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant work experience, skills and education $46,800 - $49,920/year.

Job: Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian - Northern New Mexico, NM

Organization Name
LAC Group

Job title
Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Northern New Mexico, NM

Position & Job Description
LAC Group is seeking an innovative, experienced Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian for an opportunity at a prominent scientific institution in northern New Mexico! The selected candidate will work collaboratively across project teams in support of scientists and engineers to proactively develop and manage library collections. The organization offers excellent compensation plus a generous benefits package which includes onsite cafeterias, medical and fitness facilities and education assistance programs! This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, forward-thinking information professional.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Acquisition and maintenance of library collections including books, online journals, databases and other scholarly resources.
  • Analyze collection usage and cost data to make appropriate recommendations and support the retention, renewal and purchasing decisions for electronic resources and overall management of collection budgets;
  • Stay abreast of current research products and trends and educate institution faculty on library products and services;
  • Work with vendors to negotiate license agreements for electronic resources and coordinate demonstrations and training;
  • Troubleshoot electronic resources access issues;

Required Job Application Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree plus MLIS (ALA accredited preferred) and a minimum two plus years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Demonstrated library acquisitions, collection development, library instruction and resource analysis skills;
  • Two plus years’ experience with collection budget management and ability to apply GAAP to industry standards and budget workflows;
  • Knowledge of standard acquisitions models and knowledge of the electronic resources lifecycle;
  • Understanding of copyright and fair use as related to electronic resources;
  • Working knowledge of a variety of scholarly communication services (e.g. open access, digital preservation, copyright and funding agency requirements;
  • Experience and/or educational background in a STEM-related discipline;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment;

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Familiarity with Ex Libris Alma and Primo is preferred

Contact Person
Katy Davis

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Please submit your resume here: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.libgig.com%2Fcareers%2Facquisitions-electronic-resources-librarian-lac-group%2Fa0E1H00000kq3QNUAY%2F&token=%2F1z3A3SBpDocdzHTJsdvkiLHG9yD8dfQjhLBhPXcfa8%3D

Date that Application Closes
March 1, 2020

Potential Salary & Benefits
Competitive salary and excellent benefits package including relocation assistance, onsite cafeterias, medical and fitness facilities and education assistance programs!

Internships

Internship: Digitization - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Digitization Internship

Internship description 
Digitization interns will work under the supervision of a WRHS archivist to digitize materials in the institution’s collections. Interns will partake in review and selection, digitization, creation of metadata, and uploading of both the images and metadata to the WRHS digital portal. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with career relevant, hands-on experience with digitizing archival and manuscript materials.
Interns will be expected to:

  1. Research and choose a collection to digitize in full that can be completed by the end of the internship
  2. Study how different types of materials are digitized and digitally stored at WRHS
  3. Digitize a complete collection and capture the relevant metadata for the collection
  4. Upload the collection to the digital portal for public access
  5. Participate in digitization meetings and discussions about issues and the future of the field

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

  1. Create an online exhibit that will be featured in the digital portal and accessible to the general public via the internet
  2. Learn about metadata standards and practice implementing standards
  3. Practice how to properly handle archival and special collection materials when digitizing
  4. Learn how to problem solve when technology issues arise
  5. Gain an understanding of how the general public interacts with the digital humanities

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 
Completion of one or more of the following electives: LIS 60651 Digital Image Processing and Collection Management; LIS 60652 Foundations of Recordkeeping in Society; or LIS 60637 Metadata Architecture and Implementation is preferred. Good computer skills. Strong communication and organization skills.

How to apply
Send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief statement of interest to:
Margaret Roulett, Archives & Special Collections Manager
Cleveland History Center,
mroulett@wrhs.org or (216)721-5722 x1519.

Location of organization
Cleveland OH

Link to organization website/job application
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Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Cataloging - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Cataloging Intern

Internship description 
Cataloging interns will work under the supervision of the WRHS cataloger to process and catalog materials in the institution’s collections. Interns will partake in review and selection, integration, and deaccession of the published, unpublished, and multimedia materials in the collections. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with career relevant, hands-on experience with special collection materials.
Interns will be expected to:

  1. Catalog print materials (books, magazines, and pamphlets) in WRHS library collection including retrospective cataloging of existing collections and new acquisitions
  2. Assign call numbers following WHRS Library classification guidelines
  3. Use CuadraSTAR Knowledge Center for Libraries ILS to create item records
  4. Use OCLC Connexion for bibliographic records (copy and original cataloging)
  5. Use Library of Congress Authorities to assign indexing terms to electronically accessible descriptive catalogs

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

  1. Gain understanding of cataloging processes
  2. Become familiar with cataloging standards
  3. Become proficient with assigning call numbers
  4. Learn how to effectively search and catalog using OCLC Connexion bibliographic utility
  5. Learn the importance of controlled vocabulary and its importance in collection portals

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 
Completion of LIS 60602 Cataloging and Classification I is preferred. Good computer skills. Strong communication and organization skills.

How to apply
Send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief statement of interest to:
Margaret Roulett, Archives & Special Collections Manager
Cleveland History Center,
mroulett@wrhs.org or (216)721-5722 x1519.

Location of organization
Cleveland, OH

Link to organization website/job application
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Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Project Management - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Job/Internship Name
Project Management Intern

Internship description 
The Project Management Intern’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate and perform two projects. The first is to identify, authenticate, organize, and preserve court records and materials of historical significance to the circuit and judiciary. Duties include implement archival retention guidelines and work with the Court Historian to develop policies for the selection, retention and disposition of administrative historical materials. The second project is to update property inventories, analyze the inventory process, and provide recommendations for process improvement. Duties include: audit and update inventory systems, using both manual and automated inventory tracking tools; validate asset property tagging and identification numbers; and identify and dispose of excess property, following applicable guidelines and policies.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.
Skill in researching, analyzing, and providing recommendations. Ability to adhere to regulations and guidelines. Ability to identify materials of historical significance. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Requires strict attention to detail and ability to handle delicate records. Possess excellent organizational skills, and exercise appropriate discretion in dealing with confidential information. Work involves lifting boxes and moving furniture and equipment. Current enrollment in a four-year or graduate degree program, preferably in library science, history, business, or a related field. Graduate degree preferred.

Projected schedule
This is a full-time (40 hours) internship beginning in May 2020 and ending in August 2020, depending on the student’s school calendar.

How to apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Office at: ca06-humanresources@ca6.uscourts.gov.

Deadline for application
To ensure consideration, applications must be received by March 2, 2020.

Location of organization
Cincinnati, OH

Link to organization website/job application
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Paid or Unpaid?
Paid

If paid, at what rate?
Rate: -- $36.50

Internship: Youth Services - Pittsburgh, PA

Organization Name
Allegheny County Library Association

Job/Internship Name
Youth Services Intern

Internship description
The Youth Services Intern assists the Youth Services Coordinator with planning and implementing countywide programs, such as the Picture Book Children’s Choice Awards; managing and maintaining STEM Lending Library; creating American Girl® kits, Peace in Diversity kits and nature backpacks; and assisting with social media accounts as needed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Communicating information to librarians, outside organizations and families
  • Preparing resources for distribution to youth services librarians
  • Designing, administering, organizing and reporting data collection
  • Researching and recommending resources to aid projects
  • Creating documents, such as instruction guides or spreadsheets
  • Assisting with creation and maintenance of all kits

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

  • Previous work experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products with a working knowledge of Excel
  • Professional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize workload, work independently, and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with librarians and outside organizations
  • Some social media experience a plus

Projected schedule 
The intern schedule is 10 hours/week May-July/August.

How to apply
To apply, please email a resume and short cover letter to Carrie Lane, Youth Services Coordinator (lanec@einetwork.net).

Deadline for application
March 31

Location of organization
Pittsburgh, PA

Link to organization website/job application
aclalibraries.org

Paid or Unpaid?
Paid

If paid, at what rate?
Rate: -- Stipend

Internship: Mercantile Library Summer Practicum - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name
The Mercantile Library

Job/Internship Name
Mercantile Library Summer Practicum

Internship description
The Mercantile Library, a membership library and literary event center located in downtown Cincinnati has two practicum-fulfillment opportunities for Masters of Library Science students interested in working hands-on with a collection that is both historic and contemporary, managed with Koha ILS. Students will collaborate with the Librarian and Assistant Librarian to assess and barcode materials, update catalog records, and develop ongoing collection maintenance best-practices as part of a collection weeding, barcoding, and inventory project They will assist with other duties as needed in library circulation, collection development, and daily operations. This position is flexible and can be adapted to meet program requirements.

We offer a complimentary 3-year membership to the Mercantile Library and public transportation reimbursement.

Learn more about the Mercantile Library at www.mercantilelibrary.com

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 
Familiarity with Windows & Chrome OS. Familiarity with Dewey Decimal Classification, cloud based online catalogs and Integrated Library Systems. Ability to lift 10lbs. Interest in historical collections and special libraries a plus.

Projected schedule
Flexible according to student needs. Focused on Summer, 2020, but open.

How to apply
Interested parties please submit cover letter and CV to Cedric Rose, Collector & Librarian via email: crose@mercantilelibrary.com

Deadline for application
May 15, 2020

Location of organization
414 Walnut Street, 11th floor Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Link to organization website/job application
www.mercantilelibrary.com

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Library Exploration Internship - Blue Ash, Ohio

Organization Name

Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium aka Swon Libraries

 

Job/Internship Name

Library Exploration Internship

 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).

SWON Libraries is a consortium of more than 45 libraries in Southwestern Ohio. Our members include public library systems (large and small), academic libraries, school libraries and special libraries. As the hub of this diverse membership, we provide ongoing education, coordinate the sharing of resources, work with our members in planning and presenting both programs and events, and promote a platform for social and career networking in the Southwest Ohio library community. A student intern at SWON will work with us in all these areas gaining a real life picture of library policies, issues, operations, and work life across all areas of librarianship. In addition to working in our office, we will design the internship based on the student's interests. If a student is interested in learning more about the different kinds of librarianship, we will set up visits and introduce them to practitioners in all types of libraries. On the other hand, If a student knows they were born to be a children's librarian, we can help them connect with children's librarians across our region providing an in depth look at that area of practice.

 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

No particular skills, just curiosity and a willingness to learn.

 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed

Our office is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 to 5:00 year round. Occasionally, when we are involved in programs, we work extended hours. Within this time frame an intern can create his/her own schedule, set a start and end date, and determine the number of hours worked each week.

 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.)

Contact Gayle Ecabert, Executive Director, at gayle@swonlibraries.org
Please include a short statement discussing why you are interested in working with us and a current resume.

 

Deadline for application

open

 

Location of organization

Blue Ash, Ohio (East side of Cincinnati)

 

Link to organization website/job application

View their website

 

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

 

Internship: Digitizing Ohio Ballet Collection - Akron, OH

Organization Name

Akron-Summit County Public Library

Job/Internship Name

Digitizing Ohio Ballet Collection

Internship description (type of work/possible projects)

Student will spend internship hours scanning past performance materials and programs from the large and vast Ohio Ballet Collection in Special Collections at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. Student will also learn how to us CONTENTdm and upload Ohio Ballet materials corresponding metadata into our Summit Memory, website which is available at this LINK.
   
   

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

Familiarity with basics of scanning software and digital resolution when scanning items, interest in dance/performance and also local history writing, willingness to be instructed about metadata and subject authority control.

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed

Hours flexible and negotiable to student's schedule and classes.

How to apply

Very general resume and cover letter stating why interested internship is preferred.

Contact: Mary Plazo, Special Collections Division Manager, Akron-Summit County Public Library

Email: mplazo@akronlibary.org

Phone: 330-643-9030

Deadline for application

No deadline

Location of organization

Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, OH 44326-0001

Link to organization website/job application

Apply Online

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid

 

Internship: Collection Development & Management - Remote Work

Organization Name

Open Access Digital Theological Library

Job/Internship Name

Collection Development & Management Internship

Internship description

Student interns will learn how to curate Open Access content in an OCLC WorldShare environment. Upon completion of the internship, students will be to

  1. Locate university level Open Access content,
  2. Create collections in OCLC's knowledge base,
  3. Populate OCLC collections with appropriate Open Access content, and
  4. Troubleshoot collection and discoverability problems in the OCLC WMS environment.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

Although the OADTL staff will train and supervise student interns, interns must

  1. be comfortable with working remotely via the web,
  2. have a high degree of attention to detail, and
  3. be highly coachable and trainable for new skill acquisition.

Although the OADTL curates content in religious studies (and related disciplines), no confessional commitments or orientation is required. All interns must be committed to the ALA's prohibitions against censureship in any form.

Projected schedule

  • Students will be trained over the web via live video meetings.
  • The dates and times for training are quite flexible.
  • After the initial training, students may work at any time which is convenient for the student.
  • Students never need to be physically present at the OADTL, although the student must participate in live, interactive training.

How to apply

Interested students should contact, Dr. Thomas E. Phillips, Ph.D., MLS, to make inquires.

director@digitaltheologicallibrary.org

Deadline for application

This is an ongoing opportunity. There is no deadline.

Location of organization

Upland, CA, but the internship is non-residential and can be completed from any location.

Link to organization website/job application

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Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid
 

Internship: Research Assistant - Youngstown, OH

Organization Name

Mahoning County Law Library

Job/Internship Name

Research Assistant

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spe...

The MCLL is seeking an intern to update and expand our legal research guides (https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mahoningcountyoh.gov%2F905%2FLibrary-Research-Guides&token=qHk3uLsv6g3sSdK1nbkXMzDcCJpk4Q%2BpfrJmB9O1qkw%3D). The legal research guides are intended to be a starting point for anyone who wishes to conduct legal research at the Mahoning County Law Library. It will be the responsibility of the intern to review the current guides for accuracy and currency, to add abstracts to the items listed, and to research to see if there are any additional sources which should be added. The intern may also divide the guide into two or more specific guides if warranted. The library is also looking to add new guides to cover additional legal research areas. The intern should plan on completing at least one guide during his or her internship.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that cert...

Advanced understanding of legal research is required.

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed –...

It is expected that the majority of the work will be done at the Mahoning County Law Library under the supervision of the director. The successful candidate will work 5-10 hours per week at the library between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The library will accommodate students schedules and needs.

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.)

Please send a cover letter and resume to smcgrew@mahoningcountyoh.gov.

Questions may be directed to Susan McGrew, Director of the Mahoning County Law Library. She can be reached at 330-740-2295 x. 7782 or smcgrew@mahoningcountyoh.gov.

Deadline for application

Open

Location of organization

Mahoning County Common Pleas Courthouse, 120 Market St., 4th Floor, Youngstown, OH 44503

Link to organization website/job application

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Unpaid

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid

Internship: Research Intern - Dublin, Ohio

Organization Name 
OCLC 

Job/Internship Name 
Research Intern 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spe... 
Key Accountabilities:

  • Collect and analyze data 
  • Provide project updates 
  • Prepare data and research findings for PowerPoint presentations, written reports, and papers 
  • Test and quality assurance of data collection tools and software programs    

Responsibilities: 

  • The Research Intern will support internal team members in developing and managing qualitative and quantitative social science research projects by: 
  • Providing research support for qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis 
  • Working with an internal team consisting of researchers, product managers, project managers, and UX/UI designers as well as external partners 
  • Conducting online literature searches to locate and document background information for projects and library, information, and computer science trends 
  • Reviewing and pre-testing research materials (interview questions, surveys, and recruitment documentation) for quality 
  • Translating research findings into presentations, reports, and publications 
  • Following project timelines to ensure deadlines are met 
  • Documenting and archiving (electronically) all relevant project materials 
  • Capturing notes and action items from project meetings 
  • Performing miscellaneous administrative functions 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that cert... 
Qualifications: 

  • Enrolled as a student in a graduate program in library and information science, political science, psychology, computer science, statistics, or other social or behavioral sciences 
  • Experience in qualitative and/or quantitative data collection and analysis methods 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to work effectively with people internal and external to the organization 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to prioritize projects and to adhere to deadlines 
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to excellence 

Desired but not required: 

  • Knowledge of formal research process, including writing and presenting results and findings 
  • Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methods and software for data collection and analysis 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – 
Part-time - 20 hours a week for one year 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 
https://oclc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OCLC_Careers
    
Location of organization 
Dublin, Ohio 

Link to organization website/job application 
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Paid or Unpaid? 
Paid 

If paid, at what rate? 
Rate: -- 17.00 

Internship: FITCH Internship - Columbus, Ohio 

Organization Name 
FITCH 

Job/Internship Name 
FITCH Internship 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 
FITCH Columbus is seeking talent year-round for our dynamic intern program. These paid internships last approximately three to four months, depending on the time of year and school schedule and / or program. There are two to three positions available per term. All candidates must be either current students or recent grads. Current students must have completed a minimum of 3 semesters or equivalent in their program and should have a working knowledge of SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite. A working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Revit is a plus! 
    
Our ideal candidates have stunning portfolios, excellent communication skills, and a strong desire to learn as much as they can about design at a global agency level. Successful candidates will be knowledgeable and passionate about what FITCH does, aware of new trends and techniques, and jump in to our work culture with a positive attitude and lots of flexibility. 
    
Be the future creative hero of the business. The Intern role is one of the most valued in our studio as we only recruit the brightest, most creative, curious and ambitious individuals. From day one you will work on multiple projects at various stages, which offers the opportunity to build your technical skills while shadowing a senior-level associate who can provide mentoring on how to manage client demands and project timelines in a fast-paced environment. 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired) 
   Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Interior Design 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 
3-4 months, approx 30 hours per week, 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 
Apply online, you will need your resume, and portfolio as well as your availability. 

Location of organization 
Columbus, Ohio 

Link to organization website/job application 
FITCH Internship

Paid or Unpaid? 
Paid 

If paid, at what rate? 
Rate: Up to $17 per hour

Internship: Content Services Intern - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name 
University of Cincinnati Libraries 

Job/Internship Name 
Content Services Intern 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 
The intern will primarily work with current records for serials, periodicals and standing monographic orders. Under the supervision of the Acquisitions Team Lead and Content Services Head the intern will investigate, plan and complete a concentrated effort to enhance the integrity of record keeping for this material in an effort to provide an effective and comprehensive renewal review process for subject selectors. In addition to this project the intern will work with incoming monographs purchased by University of Cincinnati Libraries for various collections, performing quality control of vendor supplied MARC records.

During the course of the project, the intern will receive training and experience in the following: 

  • Introduction to Sierra for record management. 
  • Introduction to utilization of various subscription management services (i.e. Ebsconet, Fokus, etc.). 
  • Introduction to documentation of processes. 
  • Introduction to basic copy cataloging. 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired) 

  • MLS student 
  • Interested in acquisitions & serials 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Experience with Excel or other data management tool

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 
The hours per week and date range will be negotiated with the department head. 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 
To apply for this position please email cover letter and CV to Regina Bourne, Director of Organizational Development & Community Engagement at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Location of organization 
Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 
Libraries, University of Cincinnati

Paid or Unpaid? 
Unpaid

Internship: DAAP Library Intern - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name 
University of Cincinnati Libraries 

Job/Internship Name 
DAAP Library Intern 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 

General Description: 
For students interested in working in archival collections related to architectural history. 
    
The College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) Library has a large unprocessed collection of architectural drawings from the 1930s to the 1970s. This time period represents a period in which Cincinnati practitioners created architecture and planning of local, national, and international significance. In fact, Cincinnati played an important but unrecognized role in the arrival and development of International Style Modernism in the United States. Working in close collaboration with the visual resources librarian of the DAAP Library, the DAAP Library intern will assist with the organization and inventory of the architectural drawings, project files, photographs, slides, and other archival materials. The intern will create finding aids to the collections using ArchivesSpace and write descriptions and biographies. 
    
Educational Goals: 
The intern will learn project management skills, archival arrangement and description, conservation, and preservation. 
    

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired) 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Enrolled as a graduate student in library science; 
  2. Willingness to work in highly collaborative, team-based work environment; 
  3. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of individuals and groups; 
  4. Aptitude for detail-oriented work, including strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; 
  5. Willingness to learn advanced technical skills in     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Positive, high energy personality; 
  2. Preferred Bachelor’s degree in the humanities or social sciences; 
  3. Knowledge of/experience/interest in art + design/cultural heritage; 
  4. Enthusiasm about UC/DAAP and its teaching and research mission. 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 
Hours per week and date range is negotiable with department head. 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 
To apply please email cover letter and CV to Regina Bourne, Director of Organizational Development & Community Engagement at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Location of organization 
Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 
Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, University of Cincinnati

Paid or Unpaid? 
Unpaid 

Internship: Science & Engineering Libraries Intern - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name 
University of Cincinnati Libraries 

Job/Internship Name 
Science & Engineering Libraries Intern 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 
The Science and Engineering Library intern will learn about specialized services, collections, and outreach activities provided to populations of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) users at a comprehensive research university. The intern will assist with SEL operations and become oriented to daily work in a branch library environment. In addition, the intern will assist and lead special projects in areas of interest, in coordination with librarians and SEL staff. Focus areas for the internship period are wide ranging and flexible, and will be developed based on career goals and interests of the incumbent. 
    
The intern will report to and receive guidance from the Director of the Science and Engineering Libraries. 
    
Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Provide general support for the operations and services of the Science and Engineering Libraries unit. 
  2. Collaborate with librarians and staff on special projects in areas of interest supporting in the sciences and engineering. Projects could be in the areas of collection development and assessment, library instruction and workshop development, repository and scholarly communications, special collections and digital collections, or outreach and promotion. 
  3. Shadow and observe work of librarians and operational staff in the SEL and related units. 
  4. Attend and participate in UC Libraries and university meetings related to focus areas for internship period. 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired) 

  1. Oral and written English communication skills appropriate for interacting with customers, producing written materials and reports and making workshop presentations. 
  2. Familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  3. Familiarity with guide and website editing technologies such as LibGuides or content management systems. 
  4. Able to be self-directed and deliver a quality work product that shows an attention to detail. 
  5. Demonstrate the ability to work well with others in a service capacity or contribute to a team environment. 
  6. Able to work independently and to take the initiative in developing new ideas. 
  7. Physical requirements include frequent communications, verbal and written; frequent sitting and standing; visually or otherwise identify, observe, and assess; and thinking analytically. 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 
The number of hours per week and the range of dates is negotiable with the department head. 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 
To apply for this opportunity please email cover letter and CV to Regina Bourne, Director of Organizational Development & Community Engagement at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Location of organization 
Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 
College of Engineering and Applied Science Library, University of Cincinnati

Paid or Unpaid? 
Unpaid

Internship: Intern, Henry R. Winkler Center - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name 
University of Cincinnati Libraries - Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Profession 

Job/Internship Name 
Intern 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 
The Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions requests the support of a student who has an interest/background in archival studies for the school semester, January – June 2019. The student should demonstrate a keen understanding and familiarity with archiving principal and practices, as well as a background in research, writing and a knowledge in records and information management. 
    
During the appointment period, the student would have exposure to the following areas of opportunities:

  • Collections Processing. Follow processing standards, create descriptions according to archival DACs standards and ensure consistency and quality of the descriptions of the collection. 
  • Update and inventory collections. Conduct a thorough inventory of collections selected by the Archivist/Curator on a granular level to include box level and item level description. Create EAD finding aid for collection 
  • Special Exhibitions. There are several smaller exhibition spaces located throughout the MSB and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC). The student would assist the Archivist/Curator in developing special exhibitions that highlight WC and other UCL special collections. 
  • Grant Funding Opportunities. The student would assist the Archivist/Curator in researching possible grant opportunities in the Ohio region. 
  • Collection Development/Assessment. Student may be asked to accompany Archivist/Curator to meetings with perspective donors, and/or to assess incoming collections 
  • Oral Histories. Assist the archivist/curator in conducting oral histories of emeriti or current faculty from the College of Medicine. 

All of the special projects highlighted above are meaningful to the growth and development of the Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions. These projects will also influence the strategic initiatives of the University of Cincinnati Libraries by focusing on digital humanities/digital scholarship, teaching and research support, and by developing and processing new special collections within the Winkler Center Archives. 
    
Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired) 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or understanding of current archival and descriptive standards and best practices. 
  • Working knowledge of MARC format, EAD, DACS or other archival descriptive standards is a plus. (Student would have the opportunity to be trained in this area). 
  • Knowledge of basic conservation and preservation needs of archival collections. (Student would have the opportunity to be trained in this area). 
  • Possess effective communication skills. 
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively and effectively both as a team member and independently. 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 
Number of hours per week, and date range will be negotiated with the department head. 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 
To apply please email cover letter and CV to: Regina Bourne, Director of Organizational Development & Community Engagement at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Location of organization 
Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 
Winkler Center, University of Cincinnati

Paid or Unpaid? 
Unpaid

Internship: Research and Data Services Intern - Cincinnati, OH

Organization Name 

University of Cincinnati Libraries 

Job/Internship Name

Research and Data Services Intern

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 

The Research and Data Services Intern will provide excellent customer service, learn about information technology and techniques to support the research-driven goals of RDS West. Additionally, the student assistant will provide instructional workshops on specialized topics and conduct individual consultations. 
    
The intern reports to and receives guidance from the Data Visualization Specialist and the Science Informationist. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide general support for RDS West services and spaces. 
  2. Provide assistance with new workshops developed by RDS staff targeted to the needs of interdisciplinary researchers across all UC colleges especially in the area of data information literacy. 
  3. Assist the Data Visualization Specialist and the Science Informationist with special projects. 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired) 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Oral and written English communication skills appropriate for working with patrons, producing written materials and reports and making workshop presentations. 
  2. Able to deliver a quality work product that shows an attention to detail. 
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work well with others in a service capacity or contribute to a team environment. 
  4. Able to work independently and to take the initiative in developing new ideas. 
  5. Physical requirements include frequent communications, verbal and written; frequent sitting and standing; visually or otherwise identify, observe, and assess; and thinking analytically. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Interest in data information literacy skills which could include but is not limited to the following: data management, research design, data analyses and visualization. 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 

10 hour a week per the summer semester. Starting date is negotiable with department head. 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 

To apply please email cover letter and CV to Regina Bourne, Director of Organizational Development & Community Engagement at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Location of organization 

Cincinnati, Ohio

Link to organization website/job application 

Libraries, University of Cincinnati

Paid or Unpaid? 

Unpaid

Internship: OPLIN Intern - Columbus, Ohio

Organization Name 

Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) 

Job/Internship Name

OPLIN Intern

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 

  • Develop familiarly with online resources provided by OPLIN to public libraries.
  • Review current training materials.
  • Design and implement short training modules and/or videos to be used by the public and/or library staff as appropriate.
  • Assist in implementing the Ohio Web Library Specialist (OWLS) training.
  • Visit libraries and library organizations to learn about services as time and opportunity permit.
  • Assist OPLIN staff with promotions and training activities.
  • Observe and participate in work of OPLIN and related organizations (State Library, OIT).
  • Additional tasks/projects including meetings/observations with OPLIN staff, self-initiated projects, etc. as time permits.

We provide: 

  • Flexible days, hours and internship duration to meet agency expectations and the student's schedule;
  • Professional development and experience;
  • Internship guidance on skill sets;
  • Open door policy to allow students and managers to share ideas, knowledge, fresh perspectives, new computer skills, etc.;
  • Feedback on assigned work tasks.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired) 

  1. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with a specialization in library science, computer science, information systems, or similar focus.
  2. Competitive GPA
  3. Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  4. Ability to multi-task
  5. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and/or programming frameworks.
  6. Ability to take direction and meet deadlines
  7. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at once    

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 

This position will be approximately 10-20 hours per week per semester. OPLIN is open 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

Some work may be done remotely.

Position may require travel; therefore, persons occupying this position must be able to provide own transportation.

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.) 

Please contact Mandy Knapp, Digital Resource Manager mandy@oplin.ohio.gov 614-728-7607.

Please send resume and short cover letter.

Deadline for application 

Rolling--no set deadline

Location of organization 

2323 W 5th Ave Suite 130, Columbus OH 43204

Link to organization website/job application 

Ohio Public Library Information Network

Paid or Unpaid? 

Unpaid 

Internship: Intern, Medical Library - Akron, Ohio

Organization Name 

Summa Health System Medical Library 

Job/Internship Name 

Intern, Medical Library 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours? 

The position of Intern, Medical Library, assists in the redesign of the library’s website and also will assist in collection development, and in other special projects such as creating a subject guide. 
    
Summa Medical Library serves the information needs of health care professionals and other staff who work at Summa Health. It serves clientele who are spread across many different locations within the greater Akron area. The website is an important tool in providing library resources to these remote locations. 
    
A majority of intern tasks will focus on assisting the librarians using best practice in library webpage design to come up with a new look for the current website. After helping in the new design, this position will assist in implementing a conversion of content from the old design to the new. This will involve learning how to use LibGuides, a web-based application for building library websites. Some other possible tasks may involve weeding of the library collection and creating or updating subject guides for the web. Additional projects may be determined as the experience progresses. 
    
    

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired)
   

   1. Formal Education Required: 
   a. Pursuing a graduate degree relevant to library and information science. 
    
   2. Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications: 
   a. Previous experience or training in website design. 
   b. Population Specific Competency: Ability to effectively interact with populations of customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity 
   c. Ability to work both as a team and individually. 
    
   3. Level of Physical Demands: 
   a. Minimal. 
    
Essential Functions: 
The following job specific requirements should discuss the essential duties and responsibilities required of the position. 
    
   1. Assist in the redesign of the current library website. 
   2. Assist in building new website and in migrating content/data from old site to new 
   3. Potentially assist in creating and/or revising subject guides for website 
   4. Potentially assist with collection development tasks such as weeding the library collection. 
   5. Additional special projects/tasks as identified by intern and/or librarians. 
    
Note: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by the incumbent in this position. This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive nor to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign additional tasks of a similar nature or level of responsibility. 
    
    

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed – knowing that this is negotiable 

Hours: 10hrs/week for approx. 4 mos. – TBD based on course schedule. Will need to fit schedule into office hours, Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. 

How to apply 

Interested applicants should apply at this link: Apply Online

Job ID: 18487 

Deadline for application 

open 

Location of organization 

Summa Health System Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio 

Paid or Unpaid? 

Paid 

If paid, at what rate? 

Rate: -- $10.10/hr

Internship: Research & Development, N. Canton, OH

Organization Name

The Timken Company

Job/Internship Name

Research & Development Library Intern - Summer 2020

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours?

The Research & Development Library Intern will be assist in our current Knowledge Management project through the following activities:

  • Identify, classify and contribute to the taxonomy of documents suitable for the Knowledge Management database.
  • Digitization and formatting of hard copy Research & Development content.
  • Participate in discussions surrounding the future Knowledge Management strategy.
  • Communicate to Research & Development community the benefits and use of the Knowledge Management database.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that certain classes or should be completed prior to internship or that certain skills will are desired)

  • Must be a current Sophomore, Junior or Senior enrolled in a full-time Bachelor's degree program (12 semester/credit hours) at an accredited four-year university. First year graduate student preferred.
  • Must be enrolled in one of the following majors/graduate programs: Library and Information Science, Business Administration or related major/program.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Projected Schedule

May through August, 5 days per week, 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week.

How To Apply
Apply online using the following link. Resume requested.

Deadline for application

3/31/2020

Location of Organization

North Canton, Ohio