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Job: Branch Manager - Aurora branch 

Organization Name 

Portage County District Library 

Job title 

Branch Manager - Aurora branch 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization

Garrettsville, Ohio 

Position & Job Description 

The purpose of the branch manager is to assist patrons by directing the operation of a branch library, implementing services and programs. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

The Branch Manager is responsible for managing the daily operation of the Aurora branch. Responsibilities include supervising, training, and scheduling staff. The Branch Manager will coordinate and evaluate branch programs and services. This position also represents the library at community events and acts as a liaison between local groups and the library. The Branch Manager is part of the administrative team and participates in immediate and long-term planning of the library’s services within its service community. 

Required Job Application Skills 

Masters of Library Science degree or within six months of obtaining the degree and related work experience. Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends. 

Contact Person  

Corrine Alldridge 

How To Apply 

Applications are available at this LINK or at any PCDL branch. Please send the completed application to: Corrine Alldridge, Assistant Director, Portage County District Library, 10482 South Street, Garrettsville, OH 44231, or via email: calldridge@portagelibrary.org 

Date that Application Closes  

November 30, 2018 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

This is a full-time non-exempt position. Starting salary is $42,538 per year, plus benefits, including OPERS pickup, paid vacation, holidays, and sick time. 

Job: Library Assistant 

Organization Name

Pemberville Public Library 

Job title 

Library Assistant 

Part Time or Full Time 

Part Time 

Location of organization

Pemberville, Ohio 

Position & Job Description 

The Pemberville Public Library is seeking to hire two candidates for the Library Assistant position. 15-25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends. Hours may be varied between Pemberville, Stony Ridge, and Luckey library locations. 
    
The Library Assistant is responsible for managing circulation services provided to all library patrons. The Library Assistant is a customer-oriented position. The Library Assistant is often the first and last employee a patron will encounter within in the Library; thus, the employee is expected to greet patrons and assist patrons with all inquiries. The Library Assistant is appointed by the Library Director and works closely with the staff of the Library. Employee is expected to exercise independent judgment in solving most problems that arise within the assigned work area. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

  • Ensures the efficient, effective delivery of services and programs to patrons of the main and branch libraries.    
  • Serves patrons in a courteous and business-like manner.     
  • Assists patrons with research, questions, technology, and all other patron needs related to Library services.     
  • Manages the circulation desk by performing circulation activities including but not limited to: checking in/out materials, placing holds for patrons, locating items for patrons, locating items on holds list, notifying patrons of holds, handling money, periodically running circulation statistic reports, packing/unpacking Interlibrary Loan items, answering the Library phone, sending and receiving fax messages for patrons and library staff, scanning documents for patrons and library staff, and troubleshooting basic technology issues.     
  • Plans and develops displays within the Library for decoration, information, and other purposes when needed.     
  • Attends workshops/conferences related to outreach and general library services.     
  • Maintains or assists with special files and/or indexes as assigned.     
  • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with Library policy and all applicable laws and regulations.     
  • Performs related work as required. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 

  • Skilled in the use of modern office equipment and computer operation, including the Internet and Microsoft software. 
  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. 
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate in writing and orally. 
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively listen and project positive interpersonal skills. 
  • Demonstrate dependable work habits including attitude, initiative and attendance. 
  • Ability to handle and defuse difficult situations involving patrons calmly and effectively. 
  • Exercise discretion in handling sensitive inquiries. 

    

Preferred Job Application Skills 

  • Experience in a library setting is preferred. 
  • Familiarity with databases offered by the library and ability to instruct patrons on how to use databases is preferred. 
  • Fluency in Spanish is desired. 

    

Contact Person  

Susan Titkemeier 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Apply Online
    
Links to download the Job Application and full job description can be found on the library's website. Submit a completed Job Application, résumé, and list of references to Director Susan Titkemeier at slang@seolibraries.org. Please include "Library Assistant" in the subject line. 

Date that Application Closes  

12/31/2018 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Starting hourly rate: $9.10. 

Job: Cataloger 

Organization Name

Pemberville Public Library 

Job title 

Cataloger 

Part Time or Full Time 

Part Time 

Location of organization

Pemberville, Ohio 

Position & Job Description 

The Cataloger organizes and oversees the original and copy cataloging and processing of library materials in a variety of formats for the Pemberville Public Library system. Hours can be flexible, based on the discretion of the Library Director. The Cataloger is appointed by the Library Director and works closely with the staff of the Library. Employee is expected to exercise independent judgment in solving most problems that arise within the assigned work area. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

  • Organizes the cataloging and processing of library materials, following procedures and policies of the Serving Every Ohioan (SEO) consortium.     
  • Performs original and copy cataloging, linking, and processing on all library materials. 
  • Oversees accuracy of the library’s bibliographic database by generating reports and deleting or correcting records. 
  • Communicates with SEO staff when needed. 
  • Assists, when needed, with circulation department responsibilities including: performing activities at the circulation desk (i.e. check in/out materials, place holds for patrons, etc.), locating items on holds list, and packing/unpacking Interlibrary Loan items. 
  • Ensures the efficient, effective delivery of services to patrons of the main and branch libraries. 
  • Serves patrons in a courteous and business-like manner. 
  • Assists patrons with research, questions, technology, and all other patron needs related to Library services, when needed. 
  • Attends workshops/conferences related to cataloging and general library services. 
  • Maintains or assists with special files and/or indexes as assigned. 
  • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with Library policy and all applicable laws and regulations.    
  • Performs related work as required. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 

  • Bachelor's Degree     
  • One or more years of experience in a library.     
  • Knowledge of basic cataloging procedures, using the Dewey Decimal System, and cataloging guidelines of the SEO Consortium.     
  • Ability to perform circulation and cataloging functions using the consortium circulation system.     
  • Working knowledge of library methods and procedures. 
  • Skilled in the use of modern office equipment and computer operation, including the Internet and Microsoft software.     
  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.     
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally.     
  • Ability to effectively listen and project positive interpersonal skills.     
  • Demonstrate dependable work habits including attitude, initiative and attendance.     
  • Ability to handle and defuse difficult situations involving patrons calmly and effectively.     
  • Exercise discretion in handling sensitive inquiries. 

    

Contact Person  

Susan Titkemeier 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Apply Online 
    
Submit a completed Job Application, résumé, and list of references to Director Susan Titkemeier by email at slang@seolibraries.org. Please use "Cataloger" in the subject line. 

Date that Application Closes  

12/10/2018 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Dependent upon experience. 

Job: Youth Services Manager

Organization Name

Orrville Public Library 

Job title 

Youth Services Manager 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

230 North Main Street, Orrville OH 44667 

Position & Job Description 

If you have the enthusiasm to reach youth of all ages, are creative in developing and providing programs and services to children and their families, and assist patrons of any age, Orrville Public Library is looking for you! The Youth Services Manager is responsible for managing the Children’s Department. This individual focuses heavily on providing in-house and off-site programming. The Youth Services Manager is also responsible for collection development of the department and for providing reference and readers’ advisory service. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

  • Coordinate and manage a vibrant youth services department. 
  • Represent the library within the community. 
  • Be part of our management team. 
  • Plan and coordinate programming. 
  • Oversee collection development within the department. 

Required Job Application Skills 

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited school. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years public library experience. 
  • Experience working with children and knowledge of the stages of growth and development in children. 
  • Previous supervisory and management experience is preferred. 
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. 
  • Proficiency with emerging technologies and their use in libraries. 
  • Thorough knowledge of children’s literature, library materials, programs, services, and current trends in library services for children (ages birth-12) and their caregivers. 
  • Familiarity with book selection and collection development. 

    

Preferred Job Application Skills 

Flexibility in scheduling is a must, with the ability to work evenings and Saturdays. 

Contact Person  

Pearl Gasser 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Submit your resume and a completed job application, available online.

You can also sent your resume to Pearl Gasser at this email: pearl.gasser@orrville.lib.oh.us

Or by mail to 230 North Main Street, Orrville OH 44667. 

Date that Application Closes  

November 16, 2018 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Benefits include holiday and vacation pay, sick leave, O.P.E.R.S., single coverage health insurance, and paid O.L.C. membership. 

Job: STEM Subject Librarian Liaison/Scholarly Communication Librarian 

Organization Name 

University of Central Missouri 

 

Job title 

STEM Subject Librarian Liaison/Scholarly Communication Librarian 

 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

 

Location of organization 

Warrensburg, MO 

 

Position & Job Description 

Position Title: STEM Subject Librarian Liaison/Scholarly Communication Librarian 
    
Rank: Instructional Faculty, 12 month - Assistant Professor/Assistant Instructor 
    
Tenure Status: none 
    
Unit: James C. Kirkpatrick Library 
    
Reports To: Assistant University Librarian 
    
Position Number: 998525 
    
    
    
Scope of Position: 
    
The STEM Subject Librarian Liaison/Scholarly Communication Librarian is responsible for the development and promotion of library activities and services that support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the campus community (i.e., students, faculty, and staff) including, but is not limited to: teaching of information literacy/discovery skills in a variety of contexts, developing professional relationships within assigned liaison areas, collaborating effectively with campus partners, and managing collections that support UCM curricula and faculty research. The librarian in this position works with STEM programs on library-related areas of accreditation/re-accreditation requirements. 
    
The STEM Subject Librarian Liaison/Scholarly Communication Librarian also coordinates scholarly communication activities across the campus to include questions regarding submitting faculty content to the library repository (JCKL Digital) and working with the Office of Graduate Education & Research on procedures regarding graduate theses and similar documents. 
    
It is expected that subject librarian liaisons actively engage in shared governance and pursue promotion activities. 
    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

Primary Responsibilities: 
    
Liaison To: Assigned Subject Areas/Programs 

  • Develop and promote library information resources and services to faculty and students in assigned areas. 
  • Teach information literacy course Truth, Lies & Information Management or comparable credit-bearing course. 
  • Teach information literacy to students in assigned areas through embedded librarianship. 
  • Initiate and maintain contacts with faculty members in assigned areas for the purpose of curriculum mapping, instructional development, and collection management. 
  • Provide research consultations to the UCM community to support scholarship in a variety of contexts. 
  • Create learning tools to connect students and faculty with the information they need. 
  • Develop, present, and promote library workshops. 
  • Manage collections in assigned areas in all formats including, but not limited to, the development of the collection, periodic review of collection content, and alignment of the collection to the UCM curriculum. 
  • Coordinates library-related STEM program accreditation/re-accreditation reporting requirements as determined by the accrediting body, including gathering data, contributions to the written report and meeting with accreditors as needed. 
  • Active engagement in UCM activities supporting students, faculty, scholarship, and university-wide governance (e.g. faculty senate committee or administrative committee participation). 
  • Participate in library activities, operations, decision making, and governance as appropriate. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

    
Scholarly Communication Coordination: 

  • Provides training and advising on issues related to scholarly communications for students and faculty, such as negotiating terms of publication, article pre-prints, and publication embargoes. 
  • Collaborates with faculty and students to expand the types and breadth of content in the institutional repository. 
  • Collaborates with the Library Systems and Discovery Coordinator on the institutional repository functionality and interface. 
  • Coordinates the submission, removal, and embargoing of content in the institutional repository. 

    

Minimum Qualifications for the Position: 

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library or information science or equivalent degree. 

    

Preferred Job Application Skills 

  • Completion of a second advanced degree (Master’s or PhD) in the area of subject specialty or related field from an accredited institution of higher education. 
  • Minimum of one-year full-time equivalent academic library experience including some combined experience in providing research services, instruction (online and in person), and developing online instructional tools (e.g., LibGuides, etc.). 
  • Experience managing collections in the subject liaison area. 
  • Knowledge of scholarly publication practices, including peer-review for journal article publication and permissions regarding posting pre-prints to institutional repositories. 

    

Contact Person  

Nancy Gieselman 

 

How To Apply 

Special Instructions to Applicants: 
    
Candidates must apply online at this LINK

Apply to position 998525. 
    
Screening begins on 1/25/2019 and continues until filled. 
    
For information about the online application process, contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or 660-543-4255. 
    
The University of Central Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, disabled and veteran applicants are welcome for this and all opportunities. 

    

Date that Application Closes  

Screening begins on 1/25/2019 and continues until filled. 

Job: Head of Technical Services/Associate Professor 

Organization Name 

University of Southern Mississippi 

Job title 

Head of Technical Services/Associate Professor 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization

Hattiesburg, Mississippi 

Position & Job Description 

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position as Head of Technical Services/Associate Professor, in the University Libraries to begin early 2019. 
    
Under the general supervision of the Dean of University Libraries, the incumbent has leadership responsibility for the supervision and administration of technical services, which includes acquisitions, cataloging, collection management, serials and electronic resources, gifts management, and processing and preservation, while holding tenure or tenure-track faculty status and rank. 
    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or an equivalent degree. 
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience for at least five years over full-time and other staff in a technical services department. 
  • Demonstrated scholarship, professional development, and service record for promotion at the rank of Associate Professor. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of collection management
  • Knowledge of current collection development issues and trends at academic and research libraries, including an understanding of emerging information technology and its applications for collection development. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of acquisitions procedures, current and future cataloging standards and data management technology, and serials and electronic resources management, including negotiation and licensing issues. 
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership qualities including strong interpersonal and public communication skills. 
  • Proficiencies and knowledge in library and information technologies related to technical services. 

    

Preferred Job Application Skills 

  • Demonstrated successful budget management experience. 
  • Experience with library services platforms, such as Ex Libris Alma and discovery systems such as Ex Libris Primo. 
  • Earned second graduate degree. 

    

Contact Person  

Jennifer Brannock through this email: Jennifer.Brannock@usm.edu 

How To Apply 

Apply Online
    
For more information about University Libraries their Webpage

Date that Application Closes  

Priority will be given to applications received by November 6, 2018. 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Salary and Rank: Minimum starting annual salary is $68,000 and commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.

Job: Library Systems and Knowledge-bases Librarian

Organization Name 

Cleveland State University 

Job title 

Library Systems and Knowledge-bases Librarian 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Cleveland Ohio 

Position & Job Description 

Responsible for the management of the library’s integrated library system (ILS) and electronic resource configuration. Administers the Library’s integrated library system (ILS), currently Innovative Interfaces Sierra; works with cataloging librarian in managing administrative modules (e.g., EBSCO) and associated knowledge bases; resolves access problems as they arise; contributes to library decision making and serves on teams to carry out library goals as specified in team assignments; keeps up-to-date in librarianship and information technology; engages in scholarly, professional and service activities; interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills. 

Required Job Application Skills 

Have or will obtain a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program by start date. Knowledge of current library technology principles and practices. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Preferred Job Application Skills 

Work experience with an integrated library system (preferably Innovative Interfaces Sierra or Millennium). Familiarity with EBSCO database administration. Knowledge of MARC format. Ability to troubleshoot electronic resource access problems. Familiarity with EZProxy or SAML authentication. Familiarity with APIs. Project management skills. Work experience in an academic library. 

Contact Person  

Patricia David, CSU Human Resources 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at this LINK

Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. 

Date that Application Closes  

December 3, 2018 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

For this entry level position, the salary is competitive. For more information about the benefits of working at CSU, please visit the Human Resources Employment website at this LINK 

Job: Divisional Librarian of Programs and Services

Organization Name 

Tippecanoe County Public Library 

Job title 

Divisional Librarian of Programs and Services 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A. 

Position & Job Description 

Interested in working for a public library ready to embark on a new phase of community engagement and ramp up its impact on the community? The Tippecanoe County Public Library is ready to go from day-to-day routines to accentuating its relevance to an ever-increasing digital world. The Divisional Librarian will lead with confidence, inspire others, and take initiative within a collaborative administration. Reporting directly to the County Librarian, while leading a major staff component of TCPL, the Divisional Librarian will set the tone for trending programs and/or services throughout the library system. Creative programmers who understand programs parallel and support library services/resources can excel in this brand new job. 
    
The successful Divisional Librarian will be an engaging administrator with the following qualities: 
    

  • Enjoys and excels at leading others 
  • Experience in supervising professional librarians and support staff 
  • Inclination to keep the library’s vision and values at the forefront of decision-making 
  • Administrative decision making experience utilizing a high degree of initiative and exercising independent judgment 

    
JOB OBJECTIVE: 

The Divisional Librarian of Programs and Services leads a library division comprised of several assigned departments and is responsible for the overall system-wide operations of the library. This position will create meaningful and enriching value for our customers and community through an inventive and continually improving customer service experience, delivering programs and services designed and built from the customer perspective and the execution of staff development strategies. The Divisional Librarian of Programs and Services will plan, organize, facilitate and/or support innovations and strategic initiatives to engage the community, build library services and grow library resources. The Divisional Librarian of Programs and Services acts on behalf of the County Librarian in the County Librarian’s absence. 
    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job: 

Customer Focus and Experience 

  • Oversee, lead and coordinate the effective and efficient operations of Adult Services, Youth Services and the Branch libraries. 
  • Plan, lead, execute, evaluate and continually improve innovative and customer-focused initiatives, adult, youth and family programming and library services 
  • Make a positive difference in the lives of TCPL patrons and our community by anticipating, recognizing and addressing internal and external challenges to TCPL operations 
  • Cover public service component of the library on evenings and weekends as required 
  • Ensure a continually enriching library experience for TCPL patrons through staff training, accountability, coaching and work results according to TCPL service expectations and the upholding of TCPL values in all staff decisions and actions. 

    
Leadership 

  • Develop programs, services, technologies, budgets and initiatives that support and enhance library goals and objectives. 
  • Oversee library operations and measure performance against TCPL expectations. Identify and resolve potential issues as early as possible. 
  • Develop, communicate and monitor policies, procedures and standards for divisional areas and recommend improvements to provide quality service 
  • Provide an environment for innovative problem-solving 
  • Directs and participates in personnel management functions 
  • Develop and execute strategies to encourage staff initiative, creativity and provide leadership in working relationships and communication. Promote a service oriented outlook among all staff 
  • Review financial information and monitor library operations and recommended expenditures accordingly for cost effectiveness 
  • Identify staff development and hands on training opportunities, plan, and ensure the delivery of opportunities and staff participation. Direct and integrate applicable key elements learned into daily operations 
  • Stakeholder Engagement 
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and community members to obtain input regarding library services, and programs and make recommendations for customer driven service and/or program changes. Work closely with the County Librarian and be responsible for community engagement events and activities undertaken by the library. 
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors as assigned and/or appropriate 
  • Oversee activities associated with grants awarded to TCPL 

    

Required Job Application Skills

Education: 
MLS from an ALA-accredited school 
    
Previous experience: 
Five years of professional library experience (public preferred). Three years of management experience required. 
    
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  •    Demonstrated ability to provide effective inspirational leadership and possesses the following: 
  •    Experience in providing and overseeing public library services for adults, youth, and families. 
  •    Experience in developing and presenting public library programs and coordinating library special events. 
  •    Experience in providing and or overseeing library branch activities 
  •    Proficiency in use of MS Office programs and various business software 
  •    Experience in use of the Internet, databases and social networking sites 
  •    Knowledge and understanding of industry trends and issues 
  •    Strong analytical, decision making, and project management skills; ability to evaluate and adjust quickly to changing technologies 
  •    Excellent organizational and leadership abilities 
  •    Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills 
  •    High degree of resourcefulness, tact, and demonstrated good judgment 
  •    Working knowledge of data analysis and operational statistics 
  •    Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people Ability to work independently 

    
LICENCE/CERTIFICATION: 
Ability to attain and maintain Indiana Librarian Certification of LC2 
    
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  •    Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time. 
  •    Ability to lift items ranging from 10-25 pounds. 
  •    Ability to reach heights up to six feet utilizing step stool or step ladder and bend to floor levels. 
  •    Ability to push carts from 25-75 pounds. 

    

Contact Person  

Steve Berman 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Job Description and TCPL employment application located at the library website at this LINK
    
Please submit a TCPL application, resume, three references and a letter of interest to Human Resources Coordinator, TCPL, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 or by email at hrc@tcpl.lib.in.us
    
TCPL is committed to equal employment opportunities. Applications are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, Veteran status, national origin, or ancestry. 
    

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Join the public library that enjoys the culture, arts, and sports of a Big 10 University and a geographic area that is both economically stable and growing. There is an outstanding Friends group with solid financial support to boot! 
    
TCPL has an excellent benefits package. Cigna PPO or High Deductible with HSA available. TCPL pays majority of employee only health insurance premium. Principal Dental, and AFLAC offered. Paid Life insurance and paid leave benefits. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant work experience, skills and education $53,000 – 60,000/yr. 

Job: Associate Fellow

Organization Name 

National Library of Medicine 

Job title 

Associate Fellow 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Bethesda, MD 

Position & Job Description 

Positions: National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows 
    
The NLM Associate Fellowship Program offers a fellowship for recent library science graduates with a formal curriculum including 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. 
    
You will: 

  • 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 
  • Experience rotations such as 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 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 
  • Have an opportunity for a second optional year depending on fellow interest and available placements/institutions/proposals 

    
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 fellow interest and available placements/institutions/proposals 
Where: National Library of Medicine, campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 
    
When: September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 
Stipend: $56,233; 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 25, 2019

Apply online: CLICK HERE

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 2019. Both recent graduates and librarians early in their career are welcome to apply. Priority is given to U.S. citizens. 
    
Applications and additional information are available on the Web at Associate Fellowship Program:

Application deadline is January 25, 2019. Between 3 and 6 fellows will be selected for the program. 
Feel free to contact Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301-827-4284 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov 
    
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. 
    
    
  

Contact Person

Kathel Dunn 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Apply Online

Date that Application Closes  

January 25, 2019 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Stipend: $56,233; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding 

Job: Head of Teaching and Learning

Organization Name 

Gumberg Library at Duquesne University 

Job title 

Head of Teaching and Learning 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Pittsburgh PA 

Position & Job Description 

Gumberg Library seeks an experienced, collaborative, and dynamic leader for its recently created Teaching and Learning Department which consists of the department head and the Instructional Design Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Teaching, Research, and Engagement, and working closely with library faculty, the Head of Teaching and Learning will take Gumberg Library’s instructional programs to the next level by developing new approaches to information literacy instruction, advancing online learning initiatives, and by collaborating with campus stakeholders to incorporate and assess information literacy within the curriculum. 
    
The successful candidate will lead the library’s strategic efforts to contribute to student success through innovative instruction and faculty and staff partnerships that focus on learners as critical and creative thinkers and knowledge producers. Information literacy is a general education requirement at Duquesne University that is met through credit bearing courses, including a groundbreaking interprofessional research skills course for the health sciences. 
    
We are looking for a candidate with vision and demonstrated leadership skills to collaboratively evaluate and enhance existing IL programs and propose new programs with a focus on sustainability and scalability. The successful candidate will possess a strong understanding of information literacy threshold concepts, as well as experience teaching in multiple modalities in academic settings. 
    
This is a twelve-month, non-tenure track library faculty position. Faculty librarians meet the criteria for rank and promotion through librarianship, scholarship, service, and support for Duquesne’s mission. Initial appointment rank and salary will be based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. We anticipate hiring at the rank of Associate Librarian. Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. 
    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

  • Lead, manage, supervise, and mentor Teaching and Learning Department faculty librarian(s), interns, and field placements including hiring, training, goal setting, professional development, and performance evaluation. 
  • Collaborate with librarians, faculty, campus partners, and relevant committees to build and integrate an information literacy program supporting high-impact learning practices for undergraduate students. 
  • Lead development and teaching of the university’s required one-credit, general education information literacy course (UCOR 100); participate in writing and developing course texts and assignments for UCOR 100 and the interprofessional information literacy course for the health sciences (UCOR 103). 
  • Coordinate the scheduling of UCOR 100 and UCOR 103 information literacy courses; conduct the hiring process for adjunct instructors. 
  • Investigate and synthesize emerging instructional practices, methodologies, and technologies into the university’s information literacy program; provide professional development and individual consultations to library and discipline-based faculty to help them integrate information literacy and emerging technologies into their instruction. 
  • Lead learning outcomes assessment and program level evaluation of the information literacy program based on professional standards and developments in information literacy pedagogy; report assessment results for the information literacy courses as a Core Curriculum requirement; implement improvements in the information literacy program based on assessment data. 
  • Serve as faculty liaison for designated academic departments. Provide subject reference, research consultations, and instruction services. Assist faculty in selecting materials for the collection, review library holdings in assigned subject areas, and contribute to accreditation reports. 
  • Provide general research assistance through multiple modalities in accordance with the library’s mission and user service guidelines. 
  • Create complex advanced literature searches to support bibliometric analysis of scholarship, and comprehensive literature searches. 
  • Serve the university, library, and profession through participation in committees at each level, including leadership of selected committees and task forces. 
  • Participate in scholarly and professional activities including publication of journal articles and book reviews, grant writing, and presentations at regional, national, and international professional conferences that contribute to academic librarianship, information literacy instruction, and/or instructional technology. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 

  • M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. from an American Library Association accredited institution or foreign equivalent 
  • Five years of progressively responsible professional instruction experience 
  • At least five years of experience as a professional librarian in an academic library setting 
  • Minimum two years’ experience supervising staff, interns, and/or field placement students 
  • Demonstrated teaching proficiency and strong commitment to student learning 
  • Ability to evaluate new instruction models and information literacy techniques 
  • Experience implementing the application of new technologies for instruction 
  • Experience in assessment of learning 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively within and outside of the library with diverse faculty, staff, library users, and community members 
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines 
  • Proven leadership and team-building skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collegial, collaborative work environment and maintain positive professional working relationships with disciplinary faculty members, administrators, and peers 

    

Preferred Job Application Skills 

Second master’s degree in Education or a related discipline; degree, certificate or coursework in instructional design 

Contact Person  

Diana Sasso, AUL for Teaching Research, and Engagement

Email: sasso@duq.edu 

How To Apply 

For the complete job description and application instructions visit our WEBSITE
    

Date that Application Closes  

Open until filled 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Commensurate with experience 

Internships

Internship: Library Cataloger

Organization Name 

MAPS Air Museum - Louise Timken Library & Archives 

Job/Internship Name 

Library Cataloger 

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

Volunteers at the MAPS Air Museum Louise Timken Library have begun inputting the library collection into the online service provider, LibraryWorld. The collection consists of approximately 10,000 books, manuals, magazines, and DVDs. The majority of items in the collection have already been cataloged using the Library of Congress call number. Each item will be entered into LibraryWorld and the corresponding barcode will be affixed. Each record will be reviewed for accuracy and additional information added as needed. 

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) 

Attention to detail is important. Basic computer skills and being comfortable to work on your own is a must. Some cataloging experience is helpful but not required as you may be called on to help library volunteers identify difficult to catalog items in addition to inputting our current collection. 

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

Internships are being taken for the Spring Semester 2019. We are looking for two days a week if possible. Typically Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday are good days as there is usually a Library Volunteer available. Other days of the week can be arranged, just let us know and we will try to accommodate your school schedule. 

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

You can email the Louise Timken Library at library@mapsairmuseum.org or contact Debbie Bussinger directly at bussinger.debbie@mapsairmuseum.org
    
Please provide a resume or list of courses that are applicable to library cataloging, and the reason you would like to intern with us. 

Deadline for application 

December 21, 2018 

Location of organization 

2260 International Parkway North Canton, OH 44720 

Link to organization website/job application

Apply Online

Paid or Unpaid? 

Unpaid 

If paid, at what rate? 

Not paid

Internship: Research and Data Services West Library Intern 

Organization Name 

University of Cincinnati Libraries 

Job/Internship Name 

Research and Data Services West Library Intern 

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

Research and Data Services (RDS) West seeking a knowledgeable, motivated, and service oriented student to work 10 hours per week in the Visualization Lab. The student assistant 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. 

    
RELATIONSHIP AND AUTHORITY:

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 hours per week per spring semester 

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

To apply please send a resume with cover letter to Regina Bourne, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Deadline for application 

November 5, 2018 

Location of organization 

Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 

Visit the University's Website

Paid or Unpaid? 

Unpaid 

Internship: DAAP Library Intern 

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 

10 hours per week per the spring semester 

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

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Regina Bourne, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Deadline for application 

November 5, 2018 

Location of organization 

Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 

Visit the University Website

Paid or Unpaid? 

Unpaid 

Internship: Henry R. Winkler Center Intern

Organization Name 

University of Cincinnati Libraries 

Job/Internship Name 

Henry R. Winkler Center 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) 

Required Qualifications: 

  • 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 

10 hours per week per spring semester 

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

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Regina Bourne, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development at regina.bourne@uc.edu 

Deadline for application 

November 5, 2018 

Location of organization 

Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 

Visit the Website 

Paid or Unpaid? 

Unpaid 

Internship: Science & Engineering Libraries Intern

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? 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Science and Engineering Libraries (SEL) seek an intern who desires to 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. 
    
RELATIONSHIP AND AUTHORITY: Reports to and receives 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. 
    
UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students and has been named "Among the top tier of the Best National Universities," according to U.S. News & World Report. UC offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience, and UC was the founder of the cooperative education (co-op) model. UC’s campus is beautiful, modern and urban, with many buildings designed by signature architects. Read about Next Lives Here, UC’s new vision to lead urban public universities into a new era of academic excellence, urban impact, and innovation. 
    
    

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 

10 hours per week per spring semester 

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

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Regina Bourne, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development at regina.bourne@uc.edu

Deadline for application 

November 5, 2018 

Location of organization 

Cincinnati, OH 

Link to organization website/job application 

Visit the website

Paid or Unpaid? 

Unpaid 

Internship: Youth Services Intern

Organization Name 

Allegheny County Library Association 

Job/Internship Name 

Youth Services Intern 

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

The Youth Services Intern assists the Youth Services Coordinator with consultation and professional development opportunities for 46 libraries; planning & implementing countywide programs, such as the Children’s Choice Awards; managing and maintaining STEM, Maker, American Girl and iPad kits available for libraries to borrow; and overseeing all social media accounts. 
    
Essential Job Functions: 

  • Communicating information to librarians, outside organizations, and families 
  • Preparing resources for distribution to youth services librarians 
  • Designing, administering, organizing, and reporting data collection 
  • Researching and recommending resources to aid projects 
  • Creating documents, such as instruction guides or spreadsheets 
  • Assisting with event planning, registration, implementation, and evaluation 

    

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) 

Requirements: 

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

    
Other Skills/Abilities: 

  • Positive attitude 
  • Comfortable with challenges and learning new tasks 

    

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

Negotiable. 
    
At least one day a week. No more than 10 hours. 

How to apply 

Please send resume and letter of intent to Carrie Lane, Youth Services Coordinator at this email: lanec@einetwork.net

Deadline for application 

November 30, 2018 

Location of organization 

Pittsburgh, PA 

Paid or Unpaid? 

Paid 

If paid, at what rate? 

Rate: -- Stipdend 

Internship: Intern, Medical Library

Organization Name 

Summa Health System Medical Library 

Job/Internship Name 

Intern, Medical Library 

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to apply 

Interested applicants should apply at this link: Apply Online

Job ID: 18487 

Deadline for application 

open 

Location of organization 

Summa Health System Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio 

Paid or Unpaid? 

Paid 

If paid, at what rate? 

Rate: -- $10.10/hr

Internship: Archives & Rare Books Library NEH Intern

Organization Name

University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library

Job/Internship Name

Archives & Rare Books Library NEH Intern

Internship description. In other words, how the student will spend their internship hours?

This intern will work primarily with born-digital content from the University Archives collection, performing appraisal and processing duties. University Archives contains many accessioned collections with legacy electronic media (floppy disks, CDs, DVDs, USB sticks, etc) that have never been fully processed. Working under the direction of the Archives and Rare Books Library, the intern will conduct an initial media format survey of all unprocessed legacy electronic media in University Archives collections. Following the survey, the intern will work with the Digital Archivist/Records Manager to identify high-priority collections for basic appraisal and processing of electronic records.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 

During the course of the project, the intern will receive training and experience in the following:
   • Introduction to using ArchivesSpace for collection management
   • Introduction to using DACS and EAD for archival description
   • Introduction to open-source software as needed

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

2018-2019 school year/250 hours

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

Please refer to our Procedures and instructions for applying for this internship HERE

Applications should be directed to Kevin Grace, via postal mail instructions in the procedures, or via email: GRACEKA@UCMAIL.UC.EDU

Deadline for application

Open

Location of organization

Cincinnati, Ohio

Link to organization website/job application

Link to website can be found HERE

Paid or Unpaid?

Paid

If paid, at what rate?

Rate: -- An annual stipend of $2500 will be provided for one intern, based upon $10/hour for a total of 250 hours.

Internship: Off-Campus Outreach Services

Organization Name

University of Akron Wayne College Library

Job/Internship Name

Off-Campus Outreach Services

Internship description

This internship would offer experience with proactive outreach to our students who are completing their college coursework primarily off campus: online, at one of our three satellite locations, or at their high school through the college credit plus program. The intern's role would be to assist the librarians with proactive communications, reference assistance via chat or web conferencing, and the creation of information literacy instruction support materials appropriate for our off-campus students. Some bibliographic instruction experience may also be included if the student can travel to off-site locations.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

We are looking for students with excellent oral and written communications skills and familiarity with general reference interviewing skills. Experience with MS Office is preferred. Familiarity with online course management systems (Desire2Learn) and LibGuides would be helpful, but not required. Ability to work independently and as a team is essential.

Projected schedule

Ideally we would want the intern to overlap some hours with the library director, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. However, the intern would likely help staff any number of shifts during the normal operating hours of: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 a.m., or Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

How to apply

Please provide a resume with coursework completed so far to the Library Director:
Maureen Lerch
mlerch@uakron.edu
Feel free to call for additional details or discuss other possible internship experience being sought: 330-684-8951

Deadline for application

Open, ongoing

Location of organization

Orrville, Ohio

Link to organization website/job application

wayne.uakron.edu/library

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid