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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 

Job: Integrated Library Systems Administrator 

Organization Name 

Dayton Metro Library 

Job title 

Integrated Library Systems Administrator 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Dayton, Ohio 

Position & Job Description 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Integrated Library Systems Administrator to join our Information Technology Services team. This position reports to our Technology Development Manager and works out of the Library’s Operation Center, which is just down the street from the Main Library in downtown Dayton. We are looking for an individual to manage our Polaris integrated library system, as well as support interrelated automated systems that interact with it (such as self-checkout stations, automated materials handlers, and laptop dispensers). As a technology-oriented collaborator with library staff, departments, patrons, and vendors, the successful candidate will possess good communication skills, rigorous attention to detail, and a positive attitude. Join our team today! 
    
The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

  • Directly manages the integrated library system (ILS) software, database, and hardware including maintaining integrity and efficiency of its operation. 
  • Serves as primary contact between the library and ILS vendor. Analyzes and documents problems, implements changes and recommendations, and consults with others to develop solutions. 
  • Supports users of ILS software and interrelated automated equipment. 
  • Manages third party product integration with the ILS, including SIP, web services, custom software, and equipment that communicates with the ILS. 
  • Identifies opportunities for library automation, workflow improvements, and systems integration. Recommends the purchase of new products and services as needed. 
  • Prepares system and users for new versions of software. In cooperation with the Staff Development Manager, trains staff in the use of new/updated software. 
  • Maintains communications with consortium members. Finds solutions for individual libraries’ problems. 
  • Designs and writes supplementary or custom documentation. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 

  • Integrated library systems software experience required. 
  • Analytical and technical skills for dealing with complex software issues. 
  • Relational databases and SQL management skills (MS SQL), computer programming skills and software troubleshooting skills required. 
  • Thorough knowledge of personal computers and computer software in a variety of applications required. 
  • Ability to occasionally use hand held tools. 
  • Ability to drive vehicle. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. 

    
Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift monitors and printers weighing up to 40 pounds. Ability to periodically climb and drive. Ability to occasionally use rolling carts and dollies. Ability to occasionally carry, hold, lift, reach, stoop and turn. Ability to frequently grasp, carry, sit, stand, walk, and use keyboard. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision for driving. Ability to speak and hear required. 
    

Preferred Job Application Skills 

  • Experience with Polaris ILS preferred. 
  • Broad knowledge of circulation, cataloging and acquisitions procedures and standards preferred. 
  • MLS/MLIS (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain library automation equipment, such as self-checks, automatic material handlers, security gates, laptop dispensers, hold lockers, etc. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain RFID equipment and tags. 
  • Knowledge of systems administration (Windows Server preferred). 
  • Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to library services. 

    

Contact Person  

Jennifer Kadel 

How To Apply  

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 2, 2018. 

Date that Application Closes  

10/2/2018 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Starting hourly wage is $21.98 ($24.50 with an MLS/MLIS) and an exceptional benefits package. 

Job: Library Assistant II

Organization Name 

Pasco County Library System 

Job title 

Library Assistant II 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Pasco County, FL 

Position & Job Description 

Salary Disclosure: 
Starting Salary: $13.40 
Pay Grade: N26 
    
Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information. 
    
Department: Libraries Public Services 
    
Location: Dade City & Hudson 
    
General Description: Paraprofessional library work responsible for providing reference, programming, and public service work under the direction of a professional librarian. Is responsible for supervision of staff and day-to-day library operations, and supervision of branch activities in absence of branch manager. 
    
EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 
    
Essential Job Functions: 
    
Directs the operation of the branch automated circulation, reserve, discharge, and shelving functions. Provides reference and readers library advisory services under the direction of a professional librarian. Assists with bibliographic instruction, including the automated library system and all other technologies, to patrons, volunteers, and visiting groups. Schedules staff for efficient operation of branch. Consults and works with branch manager on hiring, training, directing, and evaluating work of branch staff. Provides or supports library programming. Assists the branch manager with collection development. Maintains records and statistics. Participates in training and continuing education. 
    
Performs related work as required. 
    
    
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
    

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to adapt to changes in the library environment. 
  • Ability to learn and apply complex automated procedures and to utilize computer equipment, the Internet, and new technologies in performance of day-to-day work. 
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate the work of assigned staff and volunteers. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing. 
  • Knowledge of the services and operations of the libraries. 
  • Knowledge of standard clerical methods and practices. 
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays. Library experience preferred. 
  • Supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Experience working with computers and software preferred. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 
    
Minimum Requirements: 
    
    
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires walking, standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, crawling, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of a video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and visual communication. 
    
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree. One year experience working directly with the public. 
    
In-House Employees: Associates plus DAP (Degree Alternative Program) is substituting for the Bachelor's degree requirement. 
    
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license. 
    
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. 
    
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law. 
    
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants. 
    

How To Apply 

Apply Online

Date that Application Closes  

9/27/18 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

$13.40 - $21.87 Hourly 

Job: Librarian I - Youth Services

Organization Name 

Pasco County Library System 

Job title 

Librarian I - Youth Services 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Pasco County Florida 

Position & Job Description 
    
Salary Disclosure: 
Starting Salary: $37,353.00 
Pay Grade: P32 
    
Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information. 
    
Department: Libraries Services 
    
Location: Hudson 
    
General Description: Professional library work responsible for providing professional level juvenile and young adult reader's advisory, reference, and programming in the public library system. 
    
EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 
    
Essential Job Functions: 
    
Provides juvenile and young adult reader's advisory and reference services to adults as directed. Coordinates toddler, preschool, and youth and teen programs per schedule approved by the Branch Manager and the Youth Services Coordinator. Coordinates in-library tours of children's area for individuals and groups. Conducts outreach to schools, day care centers, parks & recreation centers and other designated agencies. Coordinates the Summer Reading Program, and the Summer Teen Volunteer Program at the branch library with the support of the Branch Manager, the Youth Services Coordinator, and other library staff. 
    
Recommends juvenile and young adult authors, titles, and subject areas to the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator for collection development. Weeds juvenile and young adult collection per guidelines established by the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator. Participates in in-service training for County Library Youth Services Program. 
    
Performs related work as required. 
    

Required Job Application Skills 
    

  • Knowledge of current principles of juvenile and young adult library service. 
  • Knowledge of juvenile and young adult materials. 
  • Knowledge of public library organizations and operations. 
  • Knowledge of library automation procedures and practices. 
  • Ability to work without close supervision. 
  • Ability to work effectively with library patrons, employees and the general public. 
  • Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously. 
  • Ability to plan and assign work to paraprofessional and clerical library staff. 
  • Ability to train and instruct library patrons and staff. 
  • Ability to operate the library automation systems, microcomputers, microfilm reader/printers, and audio-visual equipment. 
  • Ability to understand and apply complex oral and written instructions, including library policies and procedures. 
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS. 
  • One year of library experience preferred. 

    
    

Preferred Job Application Skills 
    
Minimum Requirements: 
    
    
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires extended periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication. 
    
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess a Master's in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. 
    
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a valid driver's license. 
    
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. 
    
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law. 
    
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants. 
    

How To Apply 

Apply Online

Date that Application Closes  

9/27/18 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Salary: $37,353.00 - $60,960.00 Annually 

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 

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 

    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

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. 
    
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • 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, Human Resources Coordinator,

EMAIL: hrc@tcpl.lib.in.us 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Please submit a TCPL application found at this WEBSITE

Additionally, you can send a resume, three references, and a letter of interest to Human Resources Coordinator, TCPL, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
    

Date that Application Closes  

Until position is filled 

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: Library Director

Organization Name 

Ames Public Library 

Job title 

Library Director 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Ames, Iowa 

Position & Job Description 

The Ames Public Library Board of Trustees is excited to announce it is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. Applications will be accepted continuously; however, the deadline for the first review of applications is 5:00 p.m. October 1st. Applications received after that deadline may be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. 
    
Under the administrative direction of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees and in cooperation with city officials, the Library Director plans, directs, and coordinates all Library fiscal, operational and personnel activities to achieve the Library mission, goals and objectives within the context of community need and priorities; performs related work as required. 
    
Plans, directs, coordinates, and assures the efficiency and effectiveness of all Library operations, facilities, services, collections and programs; provides information, alternatives and recommendations regarding policy and service issues to the Library Board; implements Board decisions; develops protocol and procedures for Library operations, services, and programs; develops and implements methods to measure community needs and Library effectiveness; develops and implements short and long term strategic plans; represents the Library in interactions with City administration, including active participation as a member of the City Manager's Executive Leadership Team; prepares and presents reports to the City Manager and City Council. 
    
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups and the general public; acts as liaison with a variety of local, regional and statewide organizations to develop collaborative relationships and promote the goals and objectives of the Library; makes public presentations; responds to public inquiries and complaints; represents the Library in professional organizations and on local boards and committees. 
    
Directs the selection, training, performance review and discipline of Library employees; develops Library staff as a strong team through leadership, mentoring and providing staff development opportunities; communicates with staff to determine vision and operational needs. 
    
Directs the preparation, presentation, and administration of the Library budget and capital improvement plan; directs the application for grants and county, state and federal funds to enhance Library programs; ensures proper and efficient use of all Library funds; serves as an ex-officio director and administration support for the board of the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation; advocates for the Library's interests with governmental agencies at the county, state, and federal level; ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations. 
    
Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include committing to continuous improvement, inspiring creativity and innovation, being customer driven, making data-driven decisions, championing employee involvement, striving for excellence, having fiscal stewardship, acting with honesty and integrity, exhibiting leadership, choosing a positive attitude, respecting one another, promoting safety and wellness, and cultivating teamwork. For leaders, this includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life. For all employees, this includes maintaining a Total City Perspective. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment. 
    
    
Requirements 

Education and Experience: Masters of Library Science degree from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association required. Must have seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public library management, including three years at the senior staff or management level. 
    
Licenses and Certificates: Public Library Certification by the State Library of Iowa (for further information, see www.statelibraryofiowa.org/ld/c-d/cert/director-certification/copy_of_ta...). 
    
Please visit the detailed job posting to view more information regarding the job requirements. 
    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

Plans, directs, coordinates, and assures the efficiency and effectiveness of all Library operations, facilities, services, collections and programs; provides information, alternatives and recommendations regarding policy and service issues to the Library Board; implements Board decisions; develops protocol and procedures for Library operations, services, and programs; develops and implements methods to measure community needs and Library effectiveness; develops and implements short and long term strategic plans; represents the Library in interactions with City administration, including active participation as a member of the City Manager's Executive Leadership Team; prepares and presents reports to the City Manager and City Council. 
    
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups and the general public; acts as liaison with a variety of local, regional and statewide organizations to develop collaborative relationships and promote the goals and objectives of the Library; makes public presentations; responds to public inquiries and complaints; represents the Library in professional organizations and on local boards and committees. 
    
Directs the selection, training, performance review and discipline of Library employees; develops Library staff as a strong team through leadership, mentoring and providing staff development opportunities; communicates with staff to determine vision and operational needs. 
    
Directs the preparation, presentation, and administration of the Library budget and capital improvement plan; directs the application for grants and county, state and federal funds to enhance Library programs; ensures proper and efficient use of all Library funds; serves as an ex-officio director and administration support for the board of the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation; advocates for the Library's interests with governmental agencies at the county, state, and federal level; ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations. 
    
Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include committing to continuous improvement, inspiring creativity and innovation, being customer driven, making data-driven decisions, championing employee involvement, striving for excellence, having fiscal stewardship, acting with honesty and integrity, exhibiting leadership, choosing a positive attitude, respecting one another, promoting safety and wellness, and cultivating teamwork. For leaders, this includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life. For all employees, this includes maintaining a Total City Perspective. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment. 
    

Required Job Application Skills  

Education and Experience: Masters of Library Science degree from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association required. Must have seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public library management, including three years at the senior staff or management level. 
    
Licenses and Certificates: Public Library Certification by the State Library of Iowa.

For further information, see the following LINK
    
Please visit the detailed job posting to view more information regarding the job requirements. 

Contact Person:

Tracy Briseno    

How To Apply 

For more information about this opportunity, please visit our WEBSITE 
    
To apply, visit this link: Apply Online 
    

Date that Application Closes  

Applications will be accepted continuously; however, the deadline for the first review of applications is 5:00 p.m. October 1st. Applications received after that deadline may be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Compensation and Benefits Package: 

The salary range is $95,769 to $148,646 with annual performance based merit increases. Hiring salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
    
The compensation package includes these benefits: 

  • Paid vacation 
  • Ten paid holidays annually 
  • Personal and family sick leave 
  • Comprehensive health care and dental coverage; 90% employer contribution toward single or family health and dental coverage 
  • Term life insurance 
  • Optional deferred compensation retirement plan 
  • Pre-tax flexible medical spending 
  • Educational assistance 
  • Outstanding Health Promotions program 
  • Professional development opportunities 
Job: Upper School Assistant Librarian

Organization Name 

Columbus Academy 

Job title 

Upper School Assistant Librarian 

Part Time or Full Time 

Part Time 

Location of organization

Gahanna, Ohio 

Position & Job Description 

Columbus Academy seeks a part-time Upper School Assistant Librarian with responsibilities to begin this fall, as soon as position is filled. The Upper School Library is open 7am-5pm, Monday-Friday. This part-time position will be 25 hours. 
    
Founded in 1911, Columbus Academy is a coeducational college preparatory day school of over 1,100 students age 3 through grade 12 located on a 231-acre campus in Gahanna, Ohio. Student programs are organized into three divisions: Lower School (Age 3-Grade 5), Middle School (Grades 6-8) and Upper School (Grades 9-12). The school offers a vigorous academic program as part of its mission to educate the whole child – mind, body and character. Columbus Academy faculty and staff members are expected to be continuous learners in their fields, to engage in caring and cooperative partnerships with colleagues and parents, to have a demonstrated commitment to the values of equity and inclusion, and to help each student reach his or her full potential. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

Position Expectations (the individual selected to this position will be expected to carry out the following responsibilities): 
    

  • Overall day-to-day management of the library program and facilities, including collection management, circulation, cataloging, and other departmental policies and procedures. 
  • Promote the library as a space for community innovation and experiential learning. 
  • Foster an environment that is conducive to reading, studying, researching and collaborating. 
  • Support students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information. 
  • Acquire resources and supplemental materials that support upper school curriculum and the enrichment of the intellectual life of the school. 
  • Collaborate with faculty to design and provide instruction and resources for class projects, information literacy and research methods. 
  • Evaluate, promote and provide instruction in various areas of technology. 
  • Collaborate with the lower school and middle school librarians to design the schoolwide library curriculum. 
  • Maintain active memberships in professional associations. 
  • Hold students accountable for the school’s standards of behavior. 
  • Work with others in the school community to support each student’s emotional well-being. 

 

Required Job Application Skills 

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of all types of information resources. 
  • Ability to manage and develop both print and digital collections. 
  • Knowledge of both young adult and adult literature. 
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and professional development. 
  • Passion for reading, creative and educational technologies, and research. 
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and a positive sense of humor. 
  • Strong technology skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with diverse populations. 

    
Physical Conditions (candidates must be able to manage the following conditions): 

  • Classroom environment. 
  • Mobility around school buildings and on different floors (handicap accessible). 
  • Repetitive motion (use of a computer keyboard). 
  • Periodic need to move light furniture, hang visuals, carry objects (no more than 40 pounds), etc. 
  • A non-smoking campus. 

Preferred Job Application Skills:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information sciences (preferred) 
  • 3+ years experience working in a school, academic or public library (preferred) 

    

Contact Person  

Gwendolyn Nzimiro 

How To Apply

To Apply: Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and supporting materials to this address:

ADRESS: Head of School, Columbus Academy, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road, Gahanna, OH 43230

OR email to: 

EMAIL: headofschool@columbusacademy.org
    
Columbus Academy believes strongly in the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek to identify and hire a greater number of faculty of color to serve as role models for all students. We strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic background. 
    
Legal Requirements: All Columbus Academy employees must pass required criminal records checks. Where appropriate, individuals will also be required to provide proof of academic credentials. 

Date that Application Closes  

Open until filled. 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

Negotiable. 

Job: Head Technical Services Librarian

Organization Name 

Tippecanoe County Public Library 

Job title 

Head Technical Services Librarian 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Lafayette, Indiana 

Position & Job Description 

Are you a forward thinker and innovative manager? Can you effectively enhance today’s customer experience through technology and also identify and lead us toward tomorrow’s customer experience? If so, TCPL wants to hear from you. 
    
The successful Head Technical Services Librarian will have experience, enthusiasm and initiative to interact with online digital media, database vendors, technology vendors and peer libraries to identify and recommend best practices for TCPL. Supervise six full time staff members in support of library plans, goals and objectives. This position reports directly to the Divisional Librarian of Technology and Support Services.

We are seeking a dedicated professional with the following skills and qualities: 
    

  • Awareness of the latest trends in getting materials to customers 
  • Wants to be challenged in their work 
  • Recommend an annual collection budget of approximately $1 million dollars 
  • Train and guide the work of the library’s lead selectors. 

    
    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

  • Manage the work of the Technical Service department staff and train and guide the work of the library system’s lead selectors.
  • Provide oversight for and participate in the library system’s collection development, including selection, cataloging, processing, collection maintenance, and database maintenance.     
  • Work cooperatively with other library departments, staff members, and library vendors. 
  • Know and apply library policies. 
  • Act as staff member in charge of the library. 
  • Deal with disturbances and problem users. 
  • Work public service on evenings and weekends as required. 
  • Keep abreast of relevant trends and challenges by participating in electronic listservs, reading journals, attending library meetings or conferences, and actively participating in professional associations. 
  • Evaluate services provided by third party vendors. 
  • Establish and/or maintain business relationships with external vendors as assigned and/or appropriate. 
  • Participate in the library’s Management team and other system-wide organizational activities and initiatives. 
  • Participate in community organizations and events 
  • Recommend short and long term priorities for the department and library system. 
  • Plan workflow and assign duties of all department personnel. 
  • Recruit, interview, select, and evaluate departmental staff in consultation with Divisional Librarian. 
  • Prepare statistics and other reports on department and system output. 
  • Develop collection development guidelines and plans and revise as needed. 
  • Recommend and monitor the library’s materials budget. 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and performance of lead selectors in their assigned role and communicate evaluative comments to the lead selector’s direct supervisor 
  • Coordinate collection maintenance responsibilities including selection and deselection. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 

Education:  MLS from an ALA-accredited school 
    
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Exceptional supervisory skills 
  • Dedicated to quality customer service 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Effectively ascertain and handle problematic situations 
  • Knowledge of cataloging procedures 
  • Knowledge of selection and deselection best practices 
  • Superior organization skills 
  • Experience with materials budgeting 
  • Effectively utilize word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and an Integrated Library System 

    
Certification: Ability to attain and maintain Indiana Librarian Certification of LC2 

Preferred Job Application Skills 

Minimum two years of supervisory experience and two years professional library work required or any equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to indicate the ability to do the job. 

Experience with selecting library material and evaluating electronic resources in a public library setting, preferred 
    

Contact Person  

Steve Berman 

How To Apply

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.

Job Description and TCPL employment application located at the library website at the following link: Our Website 

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

TCPL has an excellent benefits package. Cigna PPO or High Deductible with HSA available. TCPL pays majority of employee only health insurance premium. Principal Dental, and AFLAC offered. Paid Life insurance and paid leave benefits. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant work experience, skills and education $46,800.00 – 50,960.00/yr.

Job: Support Services Manager 

Organization Name

Tuscarawas County Public Library 

Job title 

Support Services Manager 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

New Philadelphia OH 

Position & Job Description 

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System has an immediate opening for a motivated and innovative leader to join its administrative team as the Support Services Manager. The individual will manage a team of dedicated and hard-working staff whose work in technical services, holds management, facilities, and security allows the Tuscarawas County Public Library System to provide its customers with quality collections and services. The individual will actively participate on the library’s management team as it develops and implements system-wide initiatives relevant to the library’s strategic plan. 

    
STATUS: Full Time Salary 40 hrs per week; some evenings and weekends required 
    

Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

Required Knowledge: Solid knowledge of public library service including best practices in collection development and facilities management; Strong customer service background; Excellent knowledge of social media and emerging technologies including digital formats; Proficiency with Library ILS and Microsoft applications. 
    
Qualifications:

Masters in Information and Library Science degree with at least two of the following: 1) three yrs experience in a public library setting, 2) two yrs experience managing people, 3) coursework in collection development, 4) training/experience in cataloging, or 4) experience with building management. 
    
Duties Include:

The successful candidate will work closely with the Library’s Director and members of the management team in providing creative and innovative approaches to library collections, facilities, and services. Duties include but are not limited to: Oversees system-wide collection development including selection, de-selection, and inventory of materials across the system.

ADDITIONALLY: 

 

  • Oversees the library system’s holds management processes including daily deliveries of materials and supplies to and from the Main Library 
  • Oversees building, grounds, and renovation projects at the Main Library and branches in cooperation with the Library Director, Assistant Director and other members of management 
  • Oversees and coordinates maintenance and repairs of the Library’s vehicles 
  • Schedules, trains, coaches, mentors, and evaluates staff; delegates responsibility appropriately 
  • Plans and administers the support services budget; Identifies outside sources of funding and writes effective grant applications related to support services 
  • Represents the library in the community; Develops cooperative relationships, forges partnerships, and actively networks in the community 
  • Ensures the creative merchandising of the library collections in cooperation with other members of management and public relations staff 
  • Plans and directs departmental programming in conjunction with administrative goals and objectives, sound child development principles, current educational practices, emerging technologies, and popular youth trends 
  • Evaluates services, recommends policies, establishes departmental goals, plans improvements, and delegates duties based upon the library’s strategic plan 
  • Provides input to the library’s management team regarding support services 
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and supports library goals and objectives. 

    

Required Job Application Skills 

  • Self-motivation and ability to motivate staff
  • Ability to prioritize varied tasks
  • Ability to supervise others and to act independently
  • Ability to use evidence-based principles related to creating and implementing departmental budgets and departmental strategic plan
  • Ability to effectively network and represent the library to business and community leaders
  • Willingness to be active in the Ohio Library Council including travel to trainings and meetings 

    

Contact Person  

Jennifer Groff 

How To Apply 

Applications will be reviewed as received; the position will be open until filled.

Interested persons should submit a completed TCPL job application (available at this WEBSITE ), letter of interest, current resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Jennifer Groff, Human Resources Coordinator Tuscarawas County Public Library System, 121 Fair Avenue NW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 
    

Date that Application Closes  

September 30, 2018 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

SALARY: starting salary of $40,000 
    
BENEFITS:

  • Twelve paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
  • Health and life insurance
  • Option to participate in flexible spending account and Ohio Deferred Compensation
  • Paid OLC membership and strong commitment to continued professional development
Job: Health Informaticist

Organization Name

MedStar Health 

Job title 

Health Informaticist 

Part Time or Full Time 

Full Time 

Location of organization 

Washington, D.C. 

Position & Job Description 
    
   Job Summary: 
    
   The National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare is seeking to hire a full-time informatician with a strong background in data extraction, transformation, and analysis. This candidate should have experience with SQL, a statistical computing language, and a high level programming language such as Python. This position also requires a basic knowledge of data modeling and database architecture. The ideal candidate should share our center’s vision and passion for innovation, research, and improving patient safety and healthcare. Expected responsibilities will include data querying, cleaning, transforming, and analyzing. 

Required Job Application Skills 

   Qualifications: 
    

  • EDUCATION: Master’s degree in a computer science or information technology related field preferred or 5+ years’ experience and a BA/BS in computer science or information technology. 
  • EXPERIENCE: 5+ years experience with data analysis using SQL and exposure to statistical computing languages, and high level programming languages. Experience with CCL is strongly preferred. 
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS: Strong analytical competencies; Experience with SQL, statistical computing (R preferred), a high level programming language (Python preferred). 

Contact Person

Valeria Ramirez - Administrative Assistant 

How To Apply (link and instructions) 

Please submit your Resume/CV and cover letter to this email: HFJobs@medstar.net 

Date that Application Closes  

September 30 

Potential Salary & Benefits  

To be discussed 

Internships

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: Project Archivist - ACOR Photo Archive Project

Organization Name 

American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) 

Job/Internship Name 

Project Archivist - ACOR Photo Archive Project 

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

About the Work 
    
Working directly with the senior ACOR Library staff (Library Director and Archivist) as well as the project coordinator, the Project Archivist will be responsible for the processing (i.e. describing, cataloging, numbering/filing, digitizing, and physical care and maintenance) of the ACOR photographic collections. The Project Archivist will also oversee the work of one or more archival technicians/interns to ensure appropriate photographic digitization standards are met, and consult regularly with project staff for assistance in describing and cataloging archival material to be uploaded onto ACOR Photo archive’s digital collection management system, Starchive. 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student: 

  • High level of computer/technical skills, including MS office (particularly Excel), working with collaborative/shared document environments like Google Docs, digital photography apps (Adobe Photoshop and/or Lightroom), and a basic understanding of database administration 
  • Self-directed and independent, with the ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual team environment (English is the primary language at ACOR). 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail 
  • Knowledge of the geography and history of Jordan and the Middle East is helpful but not required 
  • Knowledge of Arabic language helpful but not required 

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

30 hours a week. January to May 2019 (5 months) maximum. The internship is rotating, and there will be future opportunities in 2019 and 2020. 

How to apply 

Send CV and Cover Letter to this email: opportunity@acorjordan.org 
    
See this link for more information 

Deadline for application 

October 15, 2018 

Location of organization 

Amman, Jordan 

Link to organization website/job application 

View our Website 

Paid or Unpaid? 

Paid 

If paid, at what rate? 

Rate: -- $1400 per month with accommodation, travel and half board 

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