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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: Reference Librarian - Columbus, Ohio

Organization Name

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

 

Job title

Reference Librarian

 

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

 

Location of organization

Columbus, Ohio

 

Position & Job Description

The Reference Librarian will provide timely, cost-effective and thorough responses to research requests utilizing a variety of electronic and print resources. This position is responsible for firm-wide awareness initiatives including docket, case, statute and news tracking and alerting. The Reference Librarian coordinates and implements promotion of library and research services through user instruction, departmental presentations, development of pathfinders and other training materials for all levels of users; including coordination with vendors to provide training on specific research services.
   
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
   
   
   

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

 

  • Provide reference and research services to attorneys, paralegals and staff utilizing print and electronic resources.
  • Manage and monitor Library Alerts Inbox throughout the day for content, urgency and relevance, and determine action needed by other team members if necessary. Serve as primary contact for Litigation alerts requested by attorneys, determine best resource(s) for collection of information and distribute findings to requestor(s). Coordinate current awareness and business development initiatives, including docket alerts and case tracking.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement promotion of library and research services through user instruction, departmental presentations, development of pathfinders and other training materials for all levels of users as new initiatives and training needs arise.
  • Coordinate the workflow processes of new and departing attorneys, paralegals and staff to provide and manage access to research services.
  • Perform and participate in special projects as assigned by the Library Services Manager.

Required Job Application Skills

  • Proficiency using common print and online resources such as Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Checkpoint, Courtlink, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah and PACER
  • Develop and conduct end-user training both in person and online
  • Advanced knowledge of legal and non-legal research techniques using print and electronic resources
  • Superior organization skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer service and satisfaction focused
  • Computer navigation skills - Advanced
  • Work both independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Detail oriented

   
5-7 years of experience in a similar field required.
   

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Master's of Library and Information Services
  • 5+ years of experience in a law firm (or similar) environment

 

Contact Person

Kristine Kring

 

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Please forward your resume to employment@vorys.com.

 

Application Close Date:

December 1st, 2019

 

 

Job: External Relations Manager - Dayton, Ohio

Organization Name

Dayton Metro Library

 

Job title

External Relations Manager

 

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

 

Location of organization

Dayton, Ohio

 

Position & Job Description

The Dayton Metro Library is recruiting a full-time External Relations Manager. This position reports to the External Relations and Development Director and directly supervises five staff members. The ideal candidate will have experience in a fast-paced setting, managing multiple priorities for diverse audiences through marketing, public relations, and brand management.
   
   

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Aligns the goals and objectives for External Relations activities to support the Library’s Mission and Strategic Plan.
  • Directly supervises and schedules department employees. Serves as liaison between the External Relations and Development Director and staff.
  • Maximizes the departmental budget for the greatest impact.
  • Represents system to the press and public by acting as a spokesperson. Fields and directs responses to all media-related inquiries, and engages DML subject matter experts as appropriate. Serves as liaison to the local media. Approves news releases and public service announcements. Develops and produces radio and television media campaigns promoting Library services.
  • Develops ideas and opportunities for feature articles, interviews, presentations and other public relations activities that promote awareness of Library services.
  • Oversees the development of digital and print publications for promotional materials.
  • Provides information to Library patrons and responds to patrons' suggestions, complaints and questions.
  • Oversees all social networking content; works with Social Media Committee to plan communications strategies.
  • Provides guidance and input to maintain the DML web site as a vibrant and relevant representation of the system’s programs, activities and accomplishments.
  • Assists with system-wide decision making through consistent information sharing, regular attendance at Managers’ meetings and service on committees.
  • Implements Library policies and procedures at the department level. Participates in policy revision and in the formulation of policies and procedures. Interprets Library policies to staff with a patron-responsive management perspective.

   

Required Job Application Skills

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience at a professional level with supervisory experience preferred.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and oversee department operations and personnel. Skilled in writing, commercial art/graphic design, designing creative promotions, and media relations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the media and community organizations. Ability to prepare and administer budgets.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with community officials, leaders, organizations, the public, the media, and staff.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence clearly and informatively.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, patrons, members of the community, and members of the media individually and in a group setting. Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/ or challenging situations.
  • Ability to use computer and standard office equipment. Ability to periodically drive vehicle.
  • Ability to create and adhere to annual budget. Ability to develop and implement cost saving measures.
  • Ability to use Internet and other electronic resources, e-mail, spreadsheet, database management, graphic design software, HTML, and office software. Ability to learn automated system functions used in carrying out job duties. Ability to operate in a network environment. General knowledge of PC equipment required.

   
The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Person

Jennifer Kadel

 

How To Apply (link and instructions)

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by October 29, 2019.

 

Date that Application Closes

10/29/2019

 

Potential Salary & Benefits

Pay range minimum is $56,098 annually with an exceptional benefits package.

 

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: Collections Analysis Librarian - Amherst, MA

Organization Name

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Job title

Collections Analysis Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Amherst, MA

Position & Job Description

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

UMass Amherst Libraries make up the largest publicly supported research library in New England with more than eight million physical and digital items available to users. As a key partner in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and beyond, the Libraries foster a diverse, inclusive, and user-centered environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the skills necessary for independent learning and critical thinking. We value collaborations and partnerships; diversity and inclusion; innovation and creativity; openness and transparency; and sustainability and stewardship.
   

Job Summary
   
The Collection Analysis Librarian is user focused, data-driven, and engages in processes that support decision making concerning the strategic acquisition, renewal, and retention of Library collections. The librarian also engages in systems integrations, records management and project management activities. Workflows include analyzing varied sources of collections-related data, presenting findings, and aggregating and manipulating large amounts of data from a myriad of sources.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Develops a strategy for analysis of collections data housed in various resource management systems. Extracts raw data from resource management systems, imports data into data visualization software, evaluates the integrity of the data; conducts data clean up projects, and supports data-driven collection assessment activities.
  • Coordinates data management activities with other units, within the Library as well as Library partners, Campus partners and Library vendors; leads workshops and programs that promote the discovery, analysis and visualization of data.
  • Participates in migration and integration planning for next generation systems.
  • Supports unit’s assessment activities, to include collecting, maintaining, analyzing and reporting on data/statistics generated by discovery systems.
  • Collects, manages and reports usage statistics for collections resources. Develops and implements automated processes for capturing and storing standardized (COUNTER) reports for electronic resources.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Constructs and may pursue alternatives towards a solution. Exercises judgment in selecting method, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results consistent with broadly defined policies and practices.
  • In consultation with diverse groups across the Libraries, reviews collections data to determine how well our collections represent diverse cultures, languages and perspectives.
  • Ability to manage projects, set and adjust priorities, work under pressure, be thorough and accurate, follow tasks through to completion, meet deadlines and work independently.
  • Develops strategies to clean and normalize data exported from the Library Service Platform and other systems. Troubleshoots collections data issues.
  • Maintains knowledge of current and emerging systems and tools used to manage bibliographic and other data for resource management, access and assessment.
  • Works closely with the 5 College Consortium libraries and other partners on data visualization efforts.

   
Other Functions

  • Pursues professional development activities to improve knowledge, skills, and abilities. Coordinate and/or perform special projects and perform other duties as needed.

Required Job Application Skills

  • Master’s degree in library sciences - or equivalent degree – from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its appropriate equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ professional experience required, preferably in an academic library.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and understand data in a variety of formats.
  • Proficiency with at least one programming or scripting language, such as Python, Java, or Ruby, and use of web services APIs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relational database design and programming, including creating relationships, queries, and reports. Experience with SQL or other query language.
  • Knowledge of library metadata schemas, including MARC, MODS, METS, Dublin Core, etc.
  • Experience with XML and related technologies.
  • Familiarity with library collection management standards and tools, such as reporting modules within integrated library systems, digital repositories, COUNTER, SUSHI.
  • Ability to manage projects, set and adjust priorities, work under pressure, be thorough and accurate, follow tasks through to completion, meet deadlines and work independently.
  • Ability to analyze work processes and plan for applications of technology.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a changing environment.
  • Understanding of integration and interoperability of library systems, repositories, websites, and research platforms.
  • Advanced problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
  • Innovative thinking including the ability to utilize analytics/visualization tools in new, creative, and effective ways.

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in quantitative or data visualization field such as Applied Statistics, Data Science, or Business Analytics or certificate in data visualization.
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative Collections Analysis applications, such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, Tableau, R or other data visualization or AI applications.
  • Demonstrated skill in writing programs to parse/map data from one structure to another.

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references to this WEBSITE by October 25, 2019 for priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Date that Application Closes

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Potential Salary & Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience.
Librarian II salary floor is $60,500.00

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

 

Job: Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication Librarian - Dayton, OH

Organization Name

Wright State University Libraries

Job title

Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Dayton, OH

Position & Job Description

Wright State University Libraries seeks a full-time Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication Librarian. This position will advance the University Libraries’ scholarly communications efforts and is responsible for metadata creation and associated authority and quality control and other duties associated with enhancing discovery, access, and delivery of content through our institutional repository, CORE Scholar. This work supports research, innovation, scholarship, and creative activities at Wright State University.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Support research, innovation, scholarship, and creative activities of faculty and staff (30%)

  • Create and routinely update faculty/staff scholarship pages (SelectedWorks)
  • Systematically monitor the scholarly output of faculty at WSU and review for potential inclusion in institutional repository
  • Consult with and advise individual faculty members, academic departments, subject librarians, and Special Collections and Archives to determine needs of digital projects

   
Content Discoverability (30%)

  • Responsible for the creation and ongoing maintenance of metadata, according to accepted national and local standards to ensure inclusion in specialized search engines such as Google Scholar
  • Leverage metadata for discovery and use of collections. Engage in discovery and use initiatives with University Libraries and the library community (EBSCO, DPLA)
  • Effectively communicate with faculty and staff concerning metadata needs and specifications
  • Research, write, and upload metadata for the scholarly output (articles, conference proceedings, data, etc.) of faculty, staff, and students as well as local, regional, and WSU heritage material.

   
Scholarly Communication (30%)

  • Monitor current developments in scholarly communications, authors’ rights, copyright law, open access, legislative initiatives, and institutional repositories and share expertise with faculty and Libraries’ staff.
  • Provide outreach and education to faculty and staff around scholarly publishing issues including publishing choices, publishing agreements, copyright, fair use, and open access
  • Educate faculty on author rights
  • Ensure compliance by faculty, staff, and students with regard to copyright, publishers’ policies, and vendor licenses

   
Other Related Duties (10%)

  • Participate in professional development and continuing education activities; serve on library and University committees as required; other duties as assigned.

Required Job Application Skills

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science (from an ALA accredited program) or Master’s degree in history;
  • Two years library experience (can include student or graduate student employment, internships or practicums) working with institutional repositories and/or digital libraries;
  • Knowledge of metadata standards, such as Dublin Core;
  • Working knowledge of licensing, author self-archiving/publishers’ policies; knowledge of current trends and issues in scholarly publishing;
  • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills and the ability to manage time and set priorities

Preferred Job Application Skills

Experience writing metadata; working knowledge of bepress’ Digital Commons; familiarity with OAI-PMH protocol for metadata harvesting; demonstrated experience with authority data (e.g., LC authorities, Getty vocabularies, ORCID, etc.); demonstrated skills with scripting languages and/or tools for data manipulation; experience creating, capturing, and processing images/textual materials

Contact Person

Jane Wildermuth

Email:  jane.wildermuth@wright.edu

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Apply Online: Click here to apply online

Date that Application Closes

Open. First consideration Sept 25, 2019

Potential Salary & Benefits

$46,000

Job: Youth Services Assistant - Library St. Hudson, Ohio

Organization Name

Hudson Library & Historical Society

Job title

Youth Services Assistant

Part Time or Full Time

Part Time

Location of organization

96 Library St. Hudson, Ohio

Position & Job Description

This is a 24-28 hour part-time position, to include some evenings and weekend hours.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Our Youth Services Assistants are an important part of our team, providing high-quality customer service and departmental support, including innovative programming, outreach and readers' advisory.

Required Job Application Skills
   - Bachelor's Degree
   - Demonstrated experience working with children
   - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Contact Person

Laura E. Lehner

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Go to the following LINK.

Date that Application Closes

open until position is filled

Potential Salary & Benefits

$12.25 per hour

Job: Youth Services Supervisor - Muncie, IN

Organization Name

Muncie Public Library

Job title

Youth Services Supervisor

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Muncie, IN

Position & Job Description

POSITION: YS Supervisor SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Manager I

DEPARTMENT: Youth Services FLSA STATUS: Supervisor I (Non-exempt)

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

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Please see the job description

Required Job Application Skills

Please see the job description

Preferred Job Application Skills

Please see the job description

Contact Person

Michelle Gage

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Interested applicants should visit: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.munciepubliclibrary.org%2Fabout%2Fmpl-careers&token=wc89n7d%2BTSMEy3n1CglQCk4J0GWV%2FKXb0LahSfJZBzM%3D follow the link there and complete the application. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and the names of at least 3 (preferably professional) references.

Date that Application Closes

When filled

Potential Salary & Benefits

$19.70/hour, enrollment in Indiana's Public Employees Retirement Fund, and health, vision, and dental insurance available as well as long-term disability and life insurance provided.

Job: Discovery Librarian - Oxford, OH

Organization Name

Miami University

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Oxford, OH

Position & Job Description

Miami University Libraries seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, tech-savvy, and service-minded colleague for the role of Discovery Librarian in the Access & Borrow Department (A&B). The result of a recent libraries-wide reorganization, 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). The new hire will foster a seamless experience for staff and users in discovering and accessing library resources. The position reports to the A&B Department Head and serves as liaison to the Libraries’ IT staff.

Required Job Application Skills

  • Master’s degree in library or information science
  • Demonstrated experience with administering a library discovery product and/or a library management system (ILS)
  • Demonstrated familiarity with current library softwares and technologies (such as III Sierra, EZProxy, OCLC Connexion, MARCEdit, ILLiad, Springshare library suite)
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects successfully
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, colleagues, faculty, students, and staff
  • Knowledge of cataloging processes and techniques, and familiarity with basic cataloging standards, including RDA, Library of Congress Subject Heading practice, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classification systems, and MARC21 formats
  • Commitment to participate in appropriate professional service and conduct research and scholarship, demonstrating ability to meet the Libraries’ promotion and continuing contract requirements (see https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lib.miamioh.edu%2Fabout%2Flarps.pdf&token=8FZQvYAvfUdXIV4PSLSvNhRoceluJNhU19pa2Hbe7dU%3D).
  • Appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian dependent upon qualifications.
  • The University will not sponsor H1-B for this position.

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Experience administering III Sierra, Ebsco Discovery Service, EZ Proxy, and/or Springshare
  • Experience in an academic library technical services capacity
  • Strong interest in emerging technologies and general trends in librarianship and higher education
  • Familiarity with web APIs and mobile technologies
  • Working knowledge of one or more programming languages (e.g. PHP, Ruby, Python, Java) and/or macro software (e.g. AutoIt, MacroExpress)

Contact Person

Dona Peterman (petermda@miamioh.edu)

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Submit cover letter and resume to https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjobs.miamioh.edu%2Fcw%2Fen-us%2Fjob%2F495649&token=NVq3sGA1GNGNryro3iKJdM4BPWLrXa9NGNgwC95ZBfo%3D. Direct inquiries to Donna Richardson at petermda@miamioh.edu. Review of applications begins on August 9, 2019 and continues until position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.miamioh.edu%2Fcampus-safety%2Fannual-report%2Findex.html&token=%2FUkH7u5Y27pTFSbU3GSubBql90M8ufRZJPsbouT9x2A%3D, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco free.

Date that Application Closes

Review of applications begins on August 9, 2019 and continues until position is filled.

Job: Data Services Librarian - Columbus, OH

Organization Name

The Ohio State University

Job title

Data Services Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Columbus, Ohio

Position & Job Description

Data Services Librarian
   
The Data Services Librarian will provide leadership in developing a programmatic approach to research data services for The Ohio State University Libraries. The Data Services Librarian will provide a vision to guide and expand the Library’s efforts in data management planning, discovery and access of research data, data sharing and publication, and data visualization. This will encompass analysis of the strategic environment for developing, refining, assessing, and sustaining an evolving program of research data services for faculty, researchers, and students throughout the university.
   
Reporting to the Head of Research Services, the Data Services Librarian will work with stakeholders and researchers within the Libraries, Ohio State, and external partners to address issues related to the discovery, use, and stewardship of research data. The successful candidate will work with colleagues within the Libraries to maintain/improve systems for description, storage, discovery, and access to tabular, spatial, and text-corpus data. The Data Services Librarian will lead in-reach efforts in the Libraries in order to provide a holistic, collaborative and distributed data services program that will spread awareness of library resources and services among researchers, including faculty, staff and students. The Data Services Librarian will participate in library-wide committees, activities, and special projects, especially those involving newly implemented technologies and data.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Responsibilities:

  • Build on successful data services education and outreach to establish a scalable data services program--including access to and visualization of datasets-- to support researchers and scholars, as well as departmental or cross-institutional research teams.
  • Supervise the Data Services Specialist for Outreach and Education and the Data Visualization Specialist.
  • Partner with the Office of Research and appropriate personnel within the Colleges to increase faculty awareness of data mandates and funder requirements.
  • Lead and provide consultation services for OSU faculty, staff, and students on data-related issues and challenges arising from their research.
  • Lead in-reach efforts for subject liaisons, Area Studies librarians, archivists, curators and other Libraries’ personnel around the data services program.
  • Lead efforts to improve systems for the discovery, use, and delivery of library leased or owned data sets.
  • Represent the Libraries at campus, consortial and other meetings concerning research data issues.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce and work environment.

Required Job Application Skills

Required Qualifications:

Preferred Job Application Skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Flexibility and creativity in leading change in an evolving, complex, and ambiguous environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and technical, legal, and information policy on data repositories, public data sets, and funder data management requirements.
  • Supervisory experience in an academic or research library.

Contact Person

Brittany Steingass

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by August 4, 2019. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary requirements to Brittany Steingass at steingass.14@osu.edu. Please include “Data Services Librarian” in the subject field.

Internships

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: Archives Assistant Intern - Cincinnati, Ohio

Organization Name

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio)

 

Job/Internship Name

Archives Assistant Intern

 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).

This position provides an intern with the opportunity to hone their processing skills through direct engagement with archival arrangement and description. Under the guidance of the University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, the Archives Assistant Intern will process archival collections. The intern will be responsible for developing processing plans, rehousing materials, arranging and describing collections, and creating DACS-compliant finding aids. The intern will also develop publicity and outreach strategies for processed collections. Other duties may include updating website content and digitization.

 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

  • Required: Student must be pursing either a Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (A.L.A.) accredited institution or a Master’s degree in Public History.
  • Preferred: master’s level coursework in archival theory and practice.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with outstanding organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage projects and meet established deadlines.
  • Research skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of archival theory.
  • Knowledge of archival standards and schemas including DACS, Dublin Core, and EAD.
  • Experience with ArchivesSpace will be of benefit.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

   

Projected schedule (number of hours a week)

20 hours per week, beginning January 13, 2020, for 300 hours or equivalent of program requirements.

 

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

To ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to Anne Ryckbost, University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at ryckbosta@xavier.edu.

 

Deadline for application

November 15, 2019

 

Location of organization

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Link to organization website/job application

View their website

 

Paid or Unpaid?

Paid

 

If paid, at what rate?

Rate: -- $12.00/hour

 

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

https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Foadtl.org&token=9lKIUdWRHw23nVKMJ7DMN8lZrhveQOLn6XdTS6awI%2BA%3D

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 
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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