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Job: Electronic Resources Librarian - Oxford, Ohio

Organization Name

Miami University Libraries

Job title

Electronic Resources Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Oxford, Ohio

Position & Job Description

Miami University Libraries seeks an innovative, tech-savvy, and detail-oriented colleague for the role of Electronic Resources Librarian in the Access & Borrow Department (A&B). The position will provide leadership for electronic and continuing resources. This is an opportunity to reinvent and rebuild Electronic Resources Management services and tasks to maximize departmental resources. In conjunction with subject librarians, Strategic Procurement, and the Office of the General Counsel, the Electronic Resources Librarian will provide leadership in reviewing and negotiating digital resources licenses to ensure compliance with established federal and state guidelines, including copyright and accessibility. Other responsibilities include overseeing e-resource lifecycles, record batchloads, usage data collection and analysis, and coordinating serials review.
   
The new hire will administer a 3.5 million dollar budget, have primary oversight over electronic resource and serial workflows, supervise two classified staff, and contribute to libraries’ instruction and training programs. The position carries responsibilities for scholarly activities and professional service for promotion and continuing contract. The new hire reports to the A&B Department Head. A&B provides the materials (physical, virtual, and spatial) which fuel learning. The department combines technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, serials, e-resources, discovery) and access services (circulation, reserves, document delivery).

Contact Person

Donna Peterson

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Applications from early career librarians welcome. Click this LINK to visit their website.

 

 

Job: Research Instruction Librarian - Geneseo, New York

Organization Name

SUNY Geneseo

 

Job title

Research Instruction Librarian (Education & Psychology)

 

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

 

Location of organization

Geneseo, New York

 

Position & Job Description

SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library has a reputation of excellence and innovation, as evidenced by winning the 2018 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award and the 2016 ALA/LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award. The culture of the library is one of commitment to high engagement with the campus community, cultural inclusivity, diversity, collaboration, and creativity.

We are seeking a Research Instruction librarian who is dedicated to student success and teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. This librarian will serve as liaison to the School of Education and the Department of Psychology, which entails providing reference support and collaborating with faculty to deliver information literacy instruction in these programs. This librarian will also use their strong outreach skills to help Milne Library build connections to the greater Geneseo community.

The successful applicant will enter a full-time tenure-track position at the Sr. Assistant Librarian rank; the initial appointment for this position is two years with the potential for renewal. We strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience with accessibility and/or inclusion initiatives.

 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Develop and provide specialized information literacy instruction as a liaison to the School of Education and the Department of Psychology, and the library’s general instruction program for undergraduates
  • Provide support to students, faculty, and staff through research help services, including in- person consultations and online communications
  • Engage in sustained outreach to students and faculty in assigned liaison areas to ensure their awareness of library resources and services
  • Create and maintain subject- and course-related online research guides and/or instructional tools
  • Explore and coordinate inclusive community partnerships to provide outreach and programs that meet the needs of the greater Geneseo community
  • Participate on library teams or committees in support of the library’s mission

 

Required Job Application Skills

  • Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent by time of appointment
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of pedagogy and best practices of information literacy instruction
  • Demonstrated understanding of principles of reference assistance
  • Expressed interest in providing outreach to library patrons and the greater Geneseo community

 

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Experience or relevant degree in the fields of psychology or education
  • Experience teaching student populations
  • Experience as a community volunteer, program organizer, or similar position that included running programs with community members

 

Contact Person

Brandon West (westb@geneseo.edu)

 

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Apply Online

 

Date that Application Closes

January 4, 2020

 

Job: Children's Librarian - Mansfield, Ohio

Organization Name

Mansfield Richland County Public Library

 

Job title

Children's Librarian

 

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

 

Location of organization

Downtown Mansfield, Ohio

 

Position & Job Description

Under general supervision of the Children’s Department Manager, the Children’s Librarian is responsible for providing library services to persons of all ages, especially children from birth through early teens; also oversees the department when the Children’s Department Manager is not available.
   
   

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
1. Consistently provide superior customer service.
2. Handle multiple interruptions at once, sustaining productivity and accuracy.
3. Exhibit professional, courteous and approachable demeanor at all times.
4. Maintain confidentiality of customer records in accordance with Library policy and Ohio law.
5. Initiate, promote, prepare and present children’s programming to encourage reading, viewing and listening of library materials in an effort to create lifelong readers.
6. Present programs and story time at the Library and during visits to schools, daycares and preschools and to community organizations and at events for children.
7. Promote reading by creating and maintaining monthly displays and bulletin boards and summer reading displays.
8. Assist with Summer Library Program activity planning for all locations in the system.
9. Plan, promote and oversee Summer Library Program for children at the Main Library.
10. Provide reference and reader’s advisory service to children and adult customers in person, by telephone and by email, using materials in a variety of formats.
11. Assist customers in locating and choosing appropriate materials.
12. Advise children, caregivers and teachers in choosing materials for children of all ages.
13. Perform public desk duties and locate and process children’s materials to fulfill Branch and customer requests.
14. Participate in collection development for children, including print and non-print materials, in conjunction with Collection Development Librarian for Youth Materials and assisting with discards processing.
15. Keep current and knowledgeable regarding children’s materials and make recommendations for future acquisitions.
16. Serve as primary Library contact for area schools and teachers.
17. Conduct Library tours for schools and other organizations.
18. Develop and maintain Children’s Services booklists and other bibliographic tools.
19. Promote Teacher Packs and assist in maintenance of Children’s Services pages of the website, including Teacher and Learning Zone.
20. Monitor, train and assist volunteers at the department (in cooperation with manager).
21. Assist with all Main Library ancillary operations when directed to do so.
22. Perform clerical and circulation duties, as directed.
23. Compile and report children’s programming statistics, when and as the Children’s Department Manger or Branch and Youth Services Administrator directs.
24. Provide bibliographic assistance to customers.
25. Compile and report children’s programming statistics, when and as the Children’s Department Manager or Branch and Youth Services Administrator directs.
26. Assist with daily shelving, straightening and shelf reading of children’s materials.
27. Help coordinate system-wide programs.
28. Develop and maintain specialty kits that circulate.
29. Work, share and brainstorm with other Children’s staff members system-wide and with teachers at schools in the Library’s service area.
30. Communicate frequently with the Children’s Department Manager and the Branch & Youth Services Administrator about services to children and related issues.
31. Represent the Library publicly at meetings and other activities, as directed.
32. Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
33. With reasonable accommodation, meet the physical requirements and perform essential tasks and responsibilities reliably within 6 months of on-the-job experience and training.
   

Required Job Application Skills
1. Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from ALA-accredited university is required. Consideration will be given to candidates actively enrolled in the MLS/MLIS program with proof of current enrollment. Coursework emphasis on children’s literature, programming and education is preferred.
2. Experience working in public library setting preferred
3. Intermediate to advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office, internet and email
4. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
5. Must be experienced and comfortable working alone and in a team environment
6. Must have advanced facility with a variety of social media and digital formats along with devices used by customers, including IPads, tablets, eReaders, smart phones and the like
7. Documented experience working with children of all ages
8. Some supervisory experience is preferred.
9. Must be able to relate to children and be comfortable working with children individually and in groups
10. Reliability and above average work attendance with ability to work flexible schedule including day, evening and weekend hours
11. Physical requirements: Engage in extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting/turning and stretching to shelve materials throughout the library on shelves of varying heights from above shoulders to below knees. Engage in intermittent periods of climbing stairs, typing and viewing computer monitors, lifting and carrying equipment and materials occasionally weighing 40 – 60 pounds and pushing loaded book trucks weighing 75 - 100 pounds or more on tile or carpet. Must be able to use hands and fingers to grasp, handle and manipulate materials and operate tools and controls, including computers, phones and office equipment. Occasionally required to get on hands and knees to look for materials that have fallen under the shelves or stand on step stool 14 ½ inches high to reach upper shelves. May occasionally need to sweep or vacuum after programs and events.
12. Favorable results of pre-employment background check.
13. Reliable transportation in order to meet work requirements.
14. Valid vehicle operator’s license is required, with acceptable driving record and current vehicle insurance. Travel in all weather conditions is required.
15. Required at time of hire: proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
   

Contact Person

Human Resources

 

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Visit our website at this LINK for full job description and application.

Submit application, current resume and letter of interest by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 2019.

 

Date that Application Closes

12/13/19

 

Potential Salary & Benefits
Hourly rate of pay: $20.21
Full benefits package available, including health/dental/vision/life with employer contributions to Health Savings Account.
Eleven paid holidays, vacation accrual of 15 hours per month, sick leave accrual of 10 hours per month.
Automatic enrollment in OPERS; optional enrollment in Ohio Deferred Compensation 457 account.
Optional supplemental insurance, identity protection and legal shield.

 

Job: Librarian - Bexley, OH

Organization Name

Bexley Public Library

 

Job title

Librarian (local history focus)

 

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

 

Location of organization

Bexley, OH (Heart of Columbus)

 

Position & Job Description

PURPOSE OF WORK: Under general direction, the Librarian assists patrons in identifying and locating appropriate materials using electronic, print, and other resources; trains patrons in the use of resources; maintains library collections; and prepares and conducts innovative programs designed to encourage library use, community involvement, and to support of the library’s mission

 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

1. Provides outstanding internal and external customer service. Responds to patron questions and situations in accordance with library policy and in a manner to enhance the reputation of the library as a public service organization.
   
2. Provides reference, readers, and viewers advisory services to the public through various means including by appointment, over the phone, and through web based communications. Trains public on use of library technologies and library resources; incorporates relevant technologies into library services and programs.
   
3. Serves as liaison to the Bexley Historical Society and other related groups; maintains excellent working knowledge of preservation and digitization technology and techniques; oversees the digitization and preservation of local history materials, oversees and schedules volunteers to assist with the local history initiative. Considers other historical preservation strategies, such as creation of external partnerships and sources, oral history projects, etc.
   
4. Develops and implements responsive, innovative, relevant, and audience appropriate library programs and services that encourage library use and support the library’s mission. Participates in the development and implementation of department and library-wide strategic priorities and serves as Librarian-in-Charge as assigned.
   
5. Evaluates and maintain the library's collections and make recommendations for collection development based on community needs, usage levels, and relevance of materials; evaluates materials, utilizes statistical data and reports for collection maintenance, and makes withdrawals according to library guidelines.
   

 

Required Job Application Skills

1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school

2. Excellent oral and written communication skills

3. Ability to deliver programs and to speak before groups

4. Excellent interpersonal skills

5. Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail

6. Ability to work independently and within a teaming environment

7. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records

8. Superior working knowledge of traditional and electronic resources including web sites, databases, and social media; high comfort level and familiarity with common hardware and software, including eReaders and excellent online searching skills

9. Ability to retain, follow, and explain organizational procedures, processes, policies and operations
   

Preferred Job Application Skills

Library experience totaling 1-2 years.

 

Contact Person

Andrea Jones, HRM

 

How To Apply (link and instructions)

For a full description and to apply, please visit our website

 

Date that Application Closes

12/27/2019

 

Potential Salary & Benefits

Salary range starting at $47,476. Health, dental, vision, and other voluntary benefits offered. Long term disability and life insurance coverage paid by Library. Vacation, sick leave and birthday leave accrued each pay period.

 

Job: Archivist/Library Assistant - Wilberforce, OH

Organization Name

Wilberforce University

 

Job title

Archivist/Library Assistant

 

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

 

Location of organization

Wilberforce, OH

 

Position & Job Description

The Archivist/Library Assistant position reports directly to the Library Director. This position assists the Library Director with the preservation, maintenance and discovery of materials housed in the Wilberforce University Archives. The Archivist/Library Assistant aids in helping faculty, staff, and students in the use of library resources and equipment and performs routine clerical duties related to the operation of the library. Frequently works unsupervised and is expected to solve problems independently. The Archivist/Library Assistant provides information and circulation services to students and faculty using print and electronic sources.

 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Acquires and preserves official University publications; collects archival materials from non-official sources, such as private papers of faculty or staff members, student publications and records of students’ organizations and activities and papers and memorabilia from alumni
  • Is responsible for the preservation, restoration, and maintenance of archival materials including digitization
  • Organizes, coordinates and utilizes finding aids to make the archives accessible to faculty, staff and students as well as community members at large
  • Plans and develops archival collection, including assisting the Library Director in establishing and implementation of policies and standards for the archives
  • Works as a team with the Library Director, library staff and student workers, performing tasks as assigned and maintaining active communication with the Library Director to improve services and identify issues as they arise
  • Abides by and enforce the policies and procedures of the library and Wilberforce University
  • Manages Library work study students in the absence of the Library Director
  • Conducts Library Orientations, Information Literacy sessions and other student workshops
  • Creates Pathfinders, handouts and library displays
  • Assists students and faculty with locating print and electronic resources
  • Answers in-person, online and telephone reference and basic research questions
  • Assists students and faculty with minor computer troubleshooting
  • Performs circulation duties
  • Maintains good relations with the students and other staff, individually and in general; shows tact, courtesy and cultural sensitivity
  • Handles routine problems under the guidance of the Library Director
  • Attends pertinent meetings or training courses and undertakes special training activities as directed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Library Director

Required Job Application Skills

  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in material preservation and/or experience working in archives
  • Minimum of one to three years of experience working in either an academic library or reference/circulation in a public setting
  • Knowledge of library classification systems and the ability to locate items using Library of Congress call numbers
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both speaking and writing
  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to multi-task
  • Proactive, willing to ask questions and accept constructive criticism and direction
  • Ability to be creative
  • Experience in creating and maintaining displays using various media
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision
  • Maintains confidentiality and possesses a high level of organizational skills
  • Basic computer and related devices troubleshooting skills
  • Experience using Electronic Journal Databases
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word)

Preferred Job Application Skills

Maser’s degree in Library Science or Public History is preferred

 

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Online Application: View their website
Email Address: humanresources@wilberforce.edu

 

Date that Application Closes

Until Filled

 

Job: Associate Fellow - Bethesda, Maryland

Organization Name

National Library of Medicine

 

Job title

Associate Fellow

 

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

 

Location of organization

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Position & Job Description

National Library of Medicine is now recruiting for the 2020-2021 NLM Associate Fellowship Program. An opportunity for recent library science graduates interested in a career as a leader in health sciences librarianship. As an Associate Fellow:
  

  • Select projects ranging from operations to research and development; project opportunities are in data science, data management, open science, public access, vocabularies and ontologies, consumer health, common data elements, genetics, natural language processing, imaging, digital humanities, software preservation, exhibits, policy, and digital communication
  • Grow professionally and learn in a cohort, participating in an established curriculum, as well as through informal facilitated learning workshops, and informational interviews
  • Rotate to the NIH Library (by arrangement); Clinical Informationist experience at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Network and shadow senior staff at the National Library of Medicine
  • Develop leadership skills through a leadership curriculum, behavioral assessments, and regular self-development activities
  • Receive support from experienced mentors
  • Attend national professional conferences, including the Medical Library Association’s annual meeting, the American Medical Informatics Association annual meeting, and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MLA annual meeting
  • Potentially complete a second year fellowship at a health sciences library in the United States (based on funding)

   
The NLM Associate Fellowship Program offers a formal curriculum with exposure to library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services and the extensive outreach and education program reaching consumers, special populations, health professionals and librarians. In the second half of the year, Associate Fellows have the opportunity to choose projects based on real-world problems proposed by library divisions and work with librarians and library staff over a six-seven month period. Successful projects have led to peer-review publications and to services that have become a regular part of the services and product of the National Library of Medicine.
  

How many: between 3 and 6 Associate Fellows selected each year
Fellowship: one-year to learn about the National Library of Medicine, its products and services; a second optional year depending on funding
Where: National Library of Medicine, campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
   
When: September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021
Stipend: $57,510; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding
Eligibility: recent graduate (within the past two years) with a master’s in information science/library science
Deadline for applications: January 24, 2020
Contact information: Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301.827.4284 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov
   

Who is eligible?

All U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned a MLS or equivalent degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school by August 2020. Both recent graduates and librarians early in their career are welcome to apply. Priority is given to U.S. citizens.
   
The National Library of Medicine is located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. The 317-acre campus boasts plenty of green space, where we have regular cultural events for staff and the public. Excellent restaurants, shops, transportation, and entertainment make Bethesda a great place to work, and the wealth of museums, monuments, parks, sports and cultural activities in the Washington metropolitan area provides ample recreation opportunities. A metro subway station (Medical Center on the red line) and bus stops on the NIH campus provide access to DC, suburban Maryland, and North Virginia. We also have free parking.
   
NLM and NIH are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diversity. NLM hires, promotes, trains, and provides career development based on merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity), parental status, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or political affiliation.
   
  

Required Job Application Skills

Recent library science graduate. Must have graduated by August 2020; must be within two years of graduation to be eligible.

 

Contact Person

Kathel Dunn, PhD

 

How To Apply (link and instructions)

For information on how to apply go to this LINK

 

Date that Application Closes

1/24/2020

 

Potential Salary & Benefits

Stipend: $57,510; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding

 

Job: Youth Services Supervisor - Muncie, Indiana

Organization Name

Muncie Public Library

Job title

Youth Services Supervisor

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Muncie, Indiana

Position & Job Description

POSITION: YS Supervisor SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Manager I
DEPARTMENT: Youth Services FLSA STATUS: Supervisor I (Non-exempt)
SALARY: $19.70/hour SCHEDULE: Varies, some evenings and weekends; 40 hrs/week
________________________________________
POSITION PURPOSE

Coordinates and manages Youth Services collections, programs, services and employees in assigned branch.

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Hires, supervises, schedules, trains, delegates, coaches, and appraises employees
  • Plans, creates and implements programs, story hours and outreach activities
  • Develops, promotes and maintains all YS collections
  • Develops services for youth including Reader’s Advisory and Reference and Homework help, incorporating technology initiatives
  • Liaison with schools and other educational organizations as directed

   
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

MLS, ALIS or MIS from an ALA accredited program at accredited university. A minimum of three years’ experience working with children, at least two in a library setting preferred. Must possess an Indiana Librarian Certificate 3 or higher or ability to obtain one within six months of hire date and obtain the required LEU’s and retain certification.
   

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Customer Service: Provides prompt, attentive, and friendly customer service; represents the organization well; maintains personal accountability and ownership for providing excellent customer service; seeks and responds to feedback to improve services; shows willingness to go out of his/her way to help customers and coworkers.
   

  • Teamwork: Cooperates and works well with co-workers and management; plans and completes job duties; helps out where needed; asks for help when needed; completes work in a timely manner.
  • Communication: Communicates ideas and thoughts clearly, accurately, and respectfully; listens to others and seeks to understand others perspectives.
  • Hardware, Software: Knowledgeable about hardware and software and can navigate the internet appropriately; understands and able to use portable storage devices; make people feel comfortable with technology
  • Adaptability: Willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities and lead others; open to change and variety within the workplace; works hard to implement change in areas of responsibility; recommends changes to improve processes and customer service.
  • Image: Portrays a positive image of the Library; is a strong public ambassador and promotes Library programs, materials and services
  • Technical: Comfortable in using computers, appropriate software and job related equipment.

   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to be successful when performing the essential functions of the job.
A valid driver’s license to get to and from outreach events.
Frequently required to:

  • Stand, walk and sit for long periods of time
  • Use hands and fingers to handle books, AV, paper and technology
  • Speak and listen to others
  • See and read; must be able to distinguish words, letters and numbers appropriately
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Lift, move or carry 30 pounds
  • Push book carts weighing 75 pounds

Contact Person

Michelle Gage

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Apply Online

Potential Salary & Benefits

$19.70/hour, Public Employees Retirement Fund, health insurance

 

Internships

Internship: Video or Editorial Research Intern - Atlanta, GA

Organization Name

CNN/Turner Broadcast System Inc- Content Management and Information Services

Job/Internship Name

Video or Editorial Research Intern (2 opportunities)

Internship description

  • The editorial research intern will apply their crazy-good investigative research skills to navigate a variety of subscription-based databases, traditional reference sources, and the internet.
  • They'll spend time on our info reference desk, providing research to CNN news staff worldwide in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and will help produce and maintain editorial research materials to meet the needs of news production.
  • The video intern will get their hands dirty working with CNN's video collection - going through bureau field tape collections, creating catalog records and applying metadata, and seeing how we preserve our historical videotapes through digitization.
  • They'll help video reference librarians pinpoint compelling footage for CNN staff to use on-air and on cnn.com.

   

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

  • Enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's program in library science, information science or archive studies.
  • Possess a keen interest in journalism and the news industry.
  • Be a self-starter who can work independently and creatively, and readily adapt to an ever-changing work environment.
  • Have superior organizational skills, sublime attention to detail, and excellent current events awareness.
  • Have stellar written and verbal communication skills.

   

Projected schedule

Spring 2020 program dates are January 13th through April 3rd. Interns are paid a competitive-wage based on location and relocation is not provided. Participation in the internship program is reserved for students who are currently enrolled or within 6 months post-graduation. Most positions are targeted to upperclassmen and graduate students.

How to apply 

Apply Online
   

Deadline for application

January 1, 2020

Location of organization

Atlanta, GA

Paid or Unpaid?

Paid

If paid, at what rate?

Rate: -- competitive

 

 

Internship: Curitorial - Zanesville, Ohio

Organization Name

Zanesville Museum of Art

 

Job/Internship Name

Curitorial

 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).

The ZMA Curatorial Intern will assist the Executive Director/Curator on select
permanent collection and rotating exhibition writings projects drafting:

  •  Extended label copy
  •  Main and subsidiary didactics
  •  Copy for the ZMA’s member bulletin
  •  Other projects as needed

 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

The ideal intern candidate possess:

  • Strong writing skills.
  • Experience drafting interpretive materials.
  • Ability to write for diverse audiences including children, families, volunteers, and lifelong learners.
  • Knowledge of Windows applications
  • Capacity to work proactively and independently on multiple projects while maintaining quality and meeting deadlines.
  • Active enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate degree program in history, art history, anthropology, museum studies, or a related discipline.

 

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

Internships are 10–13 weeks in duration.

Start and end dates are determined in concert with the intern supervisor.

Most work can be done remotely.

 

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

Please follow link to museum website and apply online. Resume, cover letter and writing sample can be emaled to Intern Supervisor, Krysten Smart. at Krysten@zanesvilleart.org. All information available at Zanesvilleart.org.
   
   

Deadline for application

January 15, 2020

 

Location of organization

Zanesville, Ohio

 

Link to organization website/job application

Click the following link to visit their website: Apply Online

 

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

 

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid

 

 

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

https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mahoningcountyoh.gov%2F861%2FLaw-Library&token=8WOSMS7wQQRtZUGfYdQopAMzIGAOOEOmYGVf8b2qsV0%3D

Paid or Unpaid?

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 
https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Foclc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com%2FOCLC_Careers&token=6oND4Fo3egOP%2BSQAkuzWmQA1IzhEWe%2F6wyVJuewCe04%3D

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