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Job: Adult Services Librarian - Kent, OH

Organization Name
Kent Free Library

Job title
Adult Services Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Kent, OH

Position & Job Description
Position: Adult Services Librarian, full-time (37.5 hours/week), including evenings and weekends

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Summary: Kent Free Library’s Adult Services Department has an immediate opening for an Adult Services Librarian. The successful candidate is approachable, friendly, and willing to be a team player. We are looking for someone who truly enjoys working with the public, making positive contributions to both the department and the community. Responsibilities include: providing reference and readers’ advisory assistance at the information desk; offering technology help one-on-one and in a public computer lab; organizing and implementing a variety of programs, both in-person and virtually, for the library’s adult users; and following library safety and security procedures and policies. Applicants with demonstrated public library experience from previous employment or from a practicum experience are preferred. Other preferences include: a focus on customer service excellence; knowledge of trends and topics in adult services; familiarity with current authors, titles, movies, and music; experience with current and emerging technologies; strong Microsoft Office skills; knowledge of ILS systems (SirsiDynix); and a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation. This position may also be assigned collection development responsibilities in subject areas with which the candidate has strengths. A flexible schedule including two evenings a week and a weekend rotation is required. This position reports to the Adult Services Manager and works as part of a team of librarians to meet the needs of Kent Free Library users.

Required Job Application Skills
Qualifications: Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. Applicants with six months or less towards completion of the MLIS will be considered. Previous public library experience preferred.

Contact Person
Stacey Richardson

How To Apply (link and instructions)
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Director, Stacey Richardson at stacey.richardson@kentfreelibrary.org. No phone calls please. Visit the Kent Free Library website for more information about this job.

Date that Application Closes
Position will remain open until filled, applications received by February 15, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Potential Salary & Benefits
Salary Range: $36,952.50 – $49,725.00, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision and life insurance, participation in OPERS retirement, 22 days paid vacation, 15 days paid sick leave, 12 paid holidays.

Job: Process and Controls Lead - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Job title
Process and Controls Lead (Document Control Lead)

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
3900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Position & Job Description
JOB SUMMARY

Leads the Document and Content Management control activities for the Technical Services Group (TSG), Operation and Maintenance Department (O&M), Engineering & Construction’s (E&C) Capital Improvement Program, and Watershed Resources’ Stormwater Program (WR). Provides leadership for the on-going improvement and maintenance of the Document and Content Management Controls System. Responsible for formulating procedures and standards for TSG supported departments for the effective and efficient handling of electronic and non-electronic records and content throughout their lifecycle in compliance with District’s Records Policy. Facilitates and leads complex or cross functional teams in the planning, implementation and introduction of business process developments for new or improved project administration and operational systems. Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Records and Content Controls Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the Document and Content Management system in support of the E&C, WR, and O&M programs, throughout the documentation lifecycle and retention schedule, including management of changes to “As-Built” drawings made to the system utilizing CAD.
  • Continuously evaluates effectiveness of the Document and Content Management System and its associated tools, practices, policies and standards.
  • Ensures consistent use of and adherence of the Document and Content Management System and its associated processes, tools, content, practices, policies and standards on all District capital projects; ensures that data integrity is maintained, and reports provide accurate and relevant information for proper evaluation and decision-making.
  • In conjunction with the Document Controls staff, performs Quality Assurance activities for the Document and Content Control System.
  • Acts as a principal tester for new automated workflows that are deployed and for changes to existing automated workflows.

Business Process Controls Responsibilities

  • Serves as key resource in implementation of new and improved business processes by analyzing workflows, providing recommendations, and leading project activities to deliver increased efficiencies to process owners.
  • Oversees and approves the implementation of new or changed Document and Content Management processes and/or tools to support departmental related business needs.
  • Continually meet with internal customers to identify and implement business or workflow process improvements to ensure the meeting of District objectives.
  • Develops and documents business processes to support the evolving needs of TSG’s supported departments.
  • Generates documentation of existing processes and improvements, forecast expected results of process changes, analyze implemented changes and make further adjustments to workflows.
  • Designs and leads efforts to execute technology-based business processes utilizing applications supported by TSG along with the Office 365 suite. Serves as project lead, which entails end-to-end ownership of the processes.
  • Generates and documents requirements for implementation of processes and serves as subject matter expert within the ideation phase to determine the execution path.
  • Updates business system and process and end-user documentation and content as systems and/or processes are developed and modified.
  • Adheres to change management protocols, including communicating impact to team and end users.

 Analysis and Reporting

  • Utilizes problem analysis and problem-solving skills, evaluating all possible alternatives and recommending best solutions/courses of action to meet organization, customer, project and/or program needs.
  • Reports performance on the use the Document and Content Management System to manager and Senior Staff.
  • Prepares and provides status reporting and meeting materials as necessary. Participates in and/or leads meetings within the project groups.

Organizational Development and Continuous Improvement

  • Develops and delivers training in the use of the Document and Content Management System to internal staff and external parties (consultants and contractors). Provides guidance to staff on improvements to delivery of training and updates to training materials.
  • Regularly meets with staff to exchange information, review workload status and identify new opportunities for improvement.
  • Lead training program for supported department and processes which include creation of training materials and delivery of training utilizing classroom and computer-based training formats.
  • Provides guidance to staff on improvements to delivery of training and updates to training materials.

Supervises and directs assigned staff by providing training, coaching and mentoring. Responsible for assessing performance, provides constructive feedback, documents discipline issues, provides additional training and takes corrective action as needed. Responsible for time tracking including approving time worked and time off requests in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS).

Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

Required Job Application Skills
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Candidate must possess bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Services, Business Administration or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE

  • Candidate must possess five (5) years of experience in analysis, implementation and continuous improvement of business processes and establishment of policies and procedures.
  • Candidate must possess two (2) years of experience supervising, managing and/or leading people, projects and/or processes.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving record in accordance with the District’s acceptable guidelines.

 

Preferred Job Application Skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Candidate must possess knowledge in content management principles and practices.
  • Candidate must possess strong analytical, technical, organizational, time management, communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. The ability to present information to a broad audience of users including business leaders. Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, anticipate business needs, multitask and work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Candidate must possess applied decision-making and strong negotiation skills. Candidate must be able to multi-task; effectively manage multiple projects; critically evaluate data, information and ideas and provide recommendations; prepare reports and communicate and/or present information to non-technical audiences; establish and maintain effective professional relationships; interact effectively at all levels throughout the organization; successfully lead, influence and persuade constituents; and work individually or as part of a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio and database concepts. Experience in the utilization of an electronic records/content application. Ability to learn new tools, software and processes as project needs dictate.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

During the course of performing the essential functions of this position the employee must be able to compare, compute, analyze, synthesize, copy, compile, coordinate, negotiate and instruct. Ability to communicate while exhibiting strong interpersonal skills is required. Physical work will need to be performed, such as sitting, talking, fingering and hearing. Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. on a frequent basis. Position will require visual demands of depth perception, color vision, accommodation and near acuity. The position is primarily office work; however, the position may require field work. While performing field work maybe exposed to extreme weather, extreme heat non-weather related, atmospheric conditions, wet and/or humid weather, hazards and a confined/restricted working environment.

Contact Person
flemingv@neorsd.org

How To Apply (link and instructions)
To apply, visit our website.

Potential Salary & Benefits
Min: $57,110
Mid: $71,388

Job: UX Designer - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Recess Creative

Job title
UX Designer

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Cleveland, Ohio

Position & Job Description
User Experience Designer

Recess Creative is adding to our group of talented and creative professionals here in Cleveland. We’re looking for a smart and motivated User Experience Designer with a wealth of UX and Information Architecture experience.

Our ideal candidate will work closely with our creative and technology teams to bring innovative ideas to life in the interactive space. She or he must have an insane attention to detail and the ability to brainstorm new experiences, user journeys and define best practices for a multitude of different clients.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Essential Functions:

  • Collaborate with our team to define and implement innovative solutions for the project direction, visuals and experience
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and ingenuity to complex problems
  • Execute all UX stages with wireframes from concept to final hand-off to design and development teams
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Create and conduct user research methodology
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Promote UX design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Ensure the quality of end product

Required Job Application Skills
Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years of experience in User Experience / Information Architecture
  • A multi-faceted portfolio
  • Plan and conduct user requirements gathering and analysis
  • Lead UX/IA sessions both internally and client facing
  • Create overall UX project deliverables such as site maps, user flows, wireframes, concepts and competitive analysis documents
  • Fluent in UX/IA Applications (Sketch, Adobe Suite, Visio, etc)
  • Desire to push the expected in user experience
  • Great Communication Skills
  • Bachelor’s in UX or related field

Contact Person
Catherine Redhead, HR Manager

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Send resume & cover letter to catherine@recesscreative.com

Date that Application Closes
TBD

Potential Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time position. Benefits include: Complete Health - Medical, Dental, Vision & Life, Disability, 401k & PTO.

Job: Assistant Library Director and Public Services Coordinator - Mount Vernon, OH

Organization Name
Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Job title
Assistant Library Director and Public Services Coordinator

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Mount Vernon, OH

Position & Job Description
Mount Vernon Nazarene University seeks a full-time Assistant Director of Library and Public Services Coordinator for the Thorne Library on the Mount Vernon main campus. The position manages all aspects of public services and assists with the operations of the Thorne Library. The Assistant Library Director and Public Services Coordinator supervises all library student assistants. This position represents the public face of the Thorne Library to the University and the broader community. A successful Assistant Library Director and Public Services Coordinator will be a creative, dynamic, and collaborative individual who is passionate about providing access to information and who is committed to excellent customer service. The work of the Assistant Library Director and Public Services Coordinator will enhance and encourage access to information, ideas, and knowledge by both engaging the library’s community and by refining the library’s systems and processes.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Oversee the following areas:

  • Circulation (including OhioLINK PCIRC services, Inter-library Loan [ILL] activities using OCLC WorldShare, and processing of overdue fines)
  • Course reserves
  • Collection maintenance (including stack maintenance, book repair, and inventory)
  • Community engagement through the library’s online presence and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Supervise student assistants:
  • Set, monitor, and revise student work schedules
  • Manage project and task assignments for student assistants
  • Maintain student time cards and process payroll for student assistants
  • Oversee the processing of new library materials
  • Coordinate the design and maintenance of display cases and bulletin boards
  • Maintain procedural manual
  • Verify quality control is being maintained on projects
  • Monitor safety and maintenance in the library facility
  • Compile library statistics
  • Assist with the development and implementation of library programs and events (book readings, library week, author signings, etc.)
  • Assist in providing circulation and first-level reference services (as needed)
  • Assist with the design and maintenance of the library website
  • Assist with the maintenance of the integrated library system
  • Collaborate with The Hub regarding the circulation of laptops and other technology
  • Act as a resource person for daily operations and for the Director of the Library in his/her absence
  • Make recommendations to the Director of the Library regarding supply purchases and areas of improvement
  • Keep abreast of trends in public services or information delivery across academic libraries and apply acquired knowledge and expertise to improve workflows and services
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Job Application Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Familiarity with automated library systems
  • Familiarity with basic print and online reference tools
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills in all modes
  • Commitment to high-quality customer service, serving users from a diversity of backgrounds
  • Sound judgment for independent decision-making
  • Initiative for self-driven task completion
  • Creativity in searching for ways to improve
  • Strong computer office skills (e.g., MS Office)
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and develop skills in new and changing technologies
  • Evangelical Christian statement of faith, experience, and mission fit

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • MLS/MLIS degree preferred or in progress
  • Library working experience
  • Supervisory experience, preferably with college students

Contact Person
Email Timothy Radcliffe at Timothy.Radcliffe@mvnu.edu

How To Apply (link and instructions)
To be considered for this position, please email a resume to humanresources@mvnu.edu and complete the application at our website. Applicants submitting materials via email should attach either a Microsoft Word or .PDF File. Alternatively, materials can be faxed to (740-397-1005), or mailed to:

Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Human Resources
800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Professional and personal references are required, consistent with the responsibilities associated with this position. A background check will be performed prior to appointment. Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or military service in administering its employment policies and practices. As a religious educational institution under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs/practices in making employment decisions and does so to achieve its mission. The University requires as a condition of employment that all employees subscribe to standards of the Church of the Nazarene and conduct their lives in accordance therewith.

Date that Application Closes
March 15, 2021

Potential Salary & Benefits
The position reports to the Director of the Library and is available immediately, upon appointment of a successful candidate. The University pay grade for this position is “D”. A full complement of benefits is provided including a healthcare plan, retirement contributions and tuition assistance, each subject to associated waiting periods. The candidate will also receive generous holidays, and vacation and sick days earned on an accrual basis.

Job: Communities and Cultures Archivist - San Diego, CA

Organization Name
San Diego State University Library

Job title
Communities and Cultures Archivist

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
San Diego, California

Position & Job Description
Join the San Diego State University Library as our new Communities and Cultures Archivist
 
The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian level (depending on experience), with a start date of July 1, 2021. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and the Division of Information Technology.

The Communities and Cultures Archivist will provide expertise and leadership as part of the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) team to promote the acquisition, preservation, and use of archival materials. The successful candidate will partner with Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and immigrant communities in San Diego and the Imperial Valley region to identify, preserve, and provide access to archival collections documenting their history, culture, and experience. The SDSU Library is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the experiences of diverse students, faculty, and staff, and who can meet at least two of the university’s Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria.

The position is appointed at the Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian rank. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 - $78,000 (Sr. Assistant) or $79,000 - $84,000 (Associate). This position also offers a generous startup package.
 
This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by March 10, 2021.

Anticipated start date is July 2021.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

The Communities and Cultures Archivist will:

  • Manage the acquisition, arrangement, processing and description of Black, Indigenous, People of Color-centered archival collections and cultural heritage materials
  • Evaluate metadata and access points for accurate and culturally sensitive description of all materials
  • Evaluate existing collections for appropriate and accurate stewardship
  • Take responsibility for collection development in relevant areas, as assigned
  • Provide specialized community-centered research assistance, primary source, and archival literacy instruction
  • Curate exhibits and develop curriculum-integrated programming and outreach around BIPOC collections and issues
  • Collaborate with the University Tribal Liaison, the Chicana and Chicano Studies
  • Archives Advisory Committee, and relevant academic departments and centers on campus
  • Foster partnerships with Black, Latinx, Indigenous and immigrant communities and cultural institutions in San Diego to develop community-centered projects

Required Job Application Skills

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent
  • Two years experience working in an archival setting
  • Knowledge of archival theory and best practices
  • Knowledge of copyright, privacy laws, and archival ethics
  • Demonstrated sensitivity towards matters of confidentiality and privacy
  • Demonstrated experience teaching with primary sources
  • Demonstrated experience with community outreach/relations
  • Familiarity with ArchivesSpace or other archival content management systems

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Knowledge of the Protocols of Native American Archival Materials
  • Knowledge of anti-racist archival theory and description
  • Experience working with San Diego communities
  • Experience with multimedia archives
  • Grant-writing experience

Contact Person
Krista Thomas

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Visit our website to apply.

Date that Application Closes
06/30/2021

Potential Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the library, University, and community. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 - $78,000 (Sr. Assistant) or $79,000 - $84,000 (Associate). Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, and 24 vacation days per year. For more information, visit our website.

Job: Social Sciences & Government Information Librarian - Clemson, SC

Organization Name
Clemson University Libraries

Job title
Social Sciences & Government Information Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Clemson, SC; Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented Carnegie Research One university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is in one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina, and a two-hour drive from Charlotte and Atlanta.

Position & Job Description
Clemson University Libraries seek a service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support education and research in the social sciences and government information. The successful candidate will provide exceptional liaison services to students and faculty in the social sciences and develop new service models to support the Libraries selective Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.

Clemson Libraries provides a unique opportunity to the right individual. As a relatively young R1 library, we are in the process of redefining ourselves, engaged in discussions with students and faculty to determine what programs and services should be created or expanded. Currently we are focusing on expanding digital literacy efforts and developing new and innovative programs to support graduate students and faculty, all in the context of equity, diversity and inclusion. We have completed a master plan to renovate the building to provide welcoming, technology enhanced spaces. Lastly, we are engaged in a reorganization to better align ourselves to meet these goals, allowing us to add expertise in areas of need. We aspire to be one of the best research libraries in the country.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Research Services

  • Serves as primary liaison to selected departments in the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences, including the Department of Psychology and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice. Connects faculty and students with information and resources to support all aspects of the research lifecycle and builds professional relationships that facilitate research and student success.
  • Provides reference and instruction services to patrons in the use of U.S. government information and resources. Maintains knowledge of current FDLP legal and program regulations. Works with staff in Technical Services and Collection Management to direct specialized collection management projects for government materials.
  • Serves as the FDLP Coordinator and is the Libraries primary point of contact with the Government Publishing Office and the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries Collaborative Federal Depository Program for Center of Excellence collections of the Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Provides general reference service (on-call and virtual) as well as in-depth research assistance in the liaison areas. May include night and weekend virtual reference.
  • Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support innovative initiatives including open access, research impact analysis, open educational resources, data management services, and data visualization.
  • Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions

Instruction & Outreach

  • Teaches course-related library instruction sessions both in person and online; designs and develops student learning outcomes, instructional materials, and assessments for classes
  • Creates and maintains library research guides (LibGuides) and other online instructional tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively identify and use library and government information resources
  • Develops outreach program to increase public awareness and visibility of FDLP resources
  • Participates in instructional, outreach, and information literacy initiatives

Collection Development

  • Builds and manages library collections to support curriculum and research for liaison departments and makes decisions regarding federal government publications, including updating collection policies, selecting print and electronic materials, and weeding.
  • Works with a team of social sciences librarians to determine shared collection purchases and priorities.

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

  • Develops a focused program of high-quality research and creative accomplishments consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals.

Service

  • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Required Job Application Skills

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship
  • Ability to consult with and advise researchers about social science and federal government information resources, such as PsycInfo, Web of Science, SocIndex, or locating tests and measures
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in the workplace

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • At least one year of experience providing information and research services in a library
  • Degree or coursework in the social sciences
  • Familiarity with Federal Depository Library Program including program regulations, requirements, and service models
  • Teaching experience, which may include designing online resources, consulting with individual researchers or project teams, and planning in-person or virtual workshops or class sessions
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out a liaison program through outreach, building relationships, and providing library services and support to diverse stakeholders

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via the Interfolio site.  Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately.

Date that Application Closes
Applications received by March 15, 2021 will be guaranteed first consideration.

Potential Salary & Benefits
Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $61,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Job: Discovery, Systems, and Digital Strategies Librarian - Grinnell, IA

Organization Name
Grinnell College Libraries

Job title
Discovery, Systems, and Digital Strategies Librarian Position (Starts Summer 2021)

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Grinnell, Iowa

Position & Job Description
The Grinnell College Libraries seeks applications from user-oriented librarians committed to facilitating learning and discovery in support of undergraduate education and interested in becoming our Discovery, Systems, and Digital Strategy Librarian starting Summer 2021.
This is a renewable, non-tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Librarian of the College; appointment is possible at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. As part of the Libraries’ Technology Team and in collaboration with staff in the College’s Information Technology Services department and Digital Liberal Arts Collaborative, the DSDS Librarian will share leadership and responsibility for planning, developing, integrating, implementing, and maintaining the digital systems and services through which the Libraries support users in finding, using, preserving, and sharing information. The DSDS Librarian’s primary focus will include technical aspects of library systems across all the library’s functions, with greater emphasis on the integrated library system, interlibrary services system, and digital repository and publishing systems. All Librarians have departmental liaison responsibilities which include collection development and instruction. The DSDS Librarian supervises 1-2 staff. The Libraries and the College use a mixture of proprietary and open-source systems, including Ex Libris’s Alma ILS and Primo VE discovery layer; Islandora; Open Journal Systems/Open Conference Systems; Omeka-S; Ares; ILLIAD; Access to Memory (AToM); and LibGuides. The position offers monetary support for relocation and ongoing professional development, structured mentoring as part of a new faculty cohort, and exceptional opportunity for creativity in the practice of librarianship, pedagogy, and scholarship. Salary range is $64,000 or higher, depending on qualifications and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Required qualifications (pre-MLS experience is acceptable):

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • 1+ years work experience in library systems administration OR library technical services.
  • Working knowledge of an ILS.
  • Familiarity with platforms used to host one or more of the following: digital collections or digital exhibits (e.g., Omeka, ContentDM), institutional repositories (e.g., Islandora, Fedora), and/or digital publishing (e.g., Open Journal Systems, Wordpress, Drupal).
  • Familiarity with the MARC cataloging format and/or one or more non-MARC metadata standards (e.g., Dublin Core, VRA).
  • Willingness to learn one or more web scripting languages or the Linux operating system.
  • Flexibility, self-motivation, and a strong interest in joining a collaborative work environment.
  • Interest in the instructional and liaison responsibilities of the position and advancing the Libraries’ foundational commitment to information literacy.
  •  

Contact Person
Mark Christel

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application website to find more details about the job and to submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and provide email addresses for three professional references; transcripts will be required of finalists.

Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Rosenthal Librarian of the College, Mark Christel, at LibrarySearch@grinnell.edu

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.

Grinnell College is committed to providing a safe and inclusive educational and work environment for all College community members, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

Date that Application Closes
April 5, 2021

Potential Salary & Benefits
Salary range is $64,000 or higher, depending on qualifications and experience.

Job: Library Resident - Clemson, SC

Organization Name
Clemson University Libraries

Job title
Library Resident

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Clemson, SC

Position & Job Description
Clemson Libraries seeks a collaborative and inclusive librarian seeking their first professional academic librarian position to participate in a three-year residency program. Clemson University is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, and the purpose of the Library Residents Program is to increase the number of talented and qualified professional librarians from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

The residency is designed to match your professional interests and goals with the service and strategic priorities of the Libraries outlined in the Clemson Libraries Strategic Plan. The residency features orientation to multiple areas of academic librarianship at a research university and completion of at least two major projects, resulting in a diverse portfolio of activities. The Program provides a focus area (home unit) based on your interests, which will be supplemented with project-based opportunities in other areas of librarianship that could include library technology, digital scholarship and scholarly communications, cataloging, metadata, archival processing, and reference and subject liaison work. You will also benefit from strong mentorship, committee service, and generous support for professional development and attendance at meetings and conferences.

The minimum salary for the position is $58,410 and will be based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. The Library Resident will receive additional financial support to attend ACRL Diversity Alliance conferences and events. This residency is a full-time 12-month non-tenure track temporary lecturer position and various benefit plans are available, along with annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Required Job Application Skills

  • Recent MLIS from an ALA-accredited program (proof of degree completion needed by date of appointment)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills demonstrated by the ability to interact with respect and empathy, foster positive relationships and communicate concepts clearly
  • Strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace

Contact Person
Email Jessica Kohout-Tailor at jkohout@clemson.edu

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Application Instructions
For more information and to apply for this position, visit our website. Applications received by March 31 will be guaranteed full consideration.

Date that Application Closes
March 31

Potential Salary & Benefits
Faculty rank and minimum salary of $58,410 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity, and the Library Resident will receive additional financial support to attend ACRL Diversity Alliance conferences and events.

Job: Social Sciences Librarian - San Diego, CA

Organization Name
San Diego State University

Job title
Social Sciences Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
San Diego, CA

Position & Job Description
The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian level, with a start date of July 1, 2021. The Social Sciences Librarian will provide research assistance and information literacy instruction initiatives as part of the Research, Instruction, and Outreach team in the areas of Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and social justice related disciplines. The successful candidate will also focus on developing library collections and services for social science disciplines with a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) component and commitment to social justice. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across the university and San Diego community. Visit our website for more information about the SDSU Library  and click here for more information about partnership programs and opportunities.

The SDSU Library supports, promotes, and extends the distinctive teaching, learning, scholarship, and community engagement initiatives of the university, especially as those are highlighted in the university strategic plan, “We Rise, We Defy: Transcending Borders, Transforming Lives.” Committed to service and student-centered innovation in librarianship, recent library initiatives include the establishment of the Digital Humanities Center, buildIT makerspace, and partnerships around student success, including the establishment of the Latinx Resource Center. SDSU is the first campus in the California State University system to require race relations coursework for Criminal Justice majors, and candidates for this position should demonstrate expertise in cross-cultural communication, collaboration with campus and community partners, and commitment to integrating an understanding of historically underrepresented populations and communities into teaching, learning and research. More information about the university’s initiative in refocusing Criminal Justice education “to improve equity and justice in all public institutions and services” is available at.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

The Social Sciences Librarian will:

  • Provide liaison, outreach, and support to assigned academic departments to ensure collections and services meet faculty and student needs
  • Initiate and conduct course-related and general information literacy instruction and develop content, including course guides, subject guides, and other instructional and outreach materials in the assigned areas
  • Provide the entire range of in-person and online reference services including research consultations for assigned departments at the undergraduate and graduate level, and participate in the shared reference desk (may include evening hours) Build, assess, and promote collections that meet the social justice and DEI research and curricular needs of students and faculty in the social sciences. Engage and participate in ongoing assessment of student learning, library collections and services
  • Commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace, and an ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population is essential
  • Engage in professional service and scholarly contributions; participate in committees and faculty governance in the Library and on campus

Required Job Application Skills

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a related area, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of information sources and research methodologies related to social work, psychology, criminal justice, or the social sciences
  • Commitment to excellent public services and improving the library user experience.
  • Initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills
  • Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service effectiveness, professional growth and research, and service to the University and community

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Experience with information and data literacy instruction
  • Experience providing research assistance to a diverse population and users of all levels
  • Experience as a liaison to an academic department, a program, or a community organization
  • Evidence of professional engagement at local, state, or national level

Contact Person
Krista Thomas

How To Apply (link and instructions)
To apply, visit our website.

Date that Application Closes
5/22/21

Potential Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 - $78,000. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, as well as 24 vacation days per year. Visit our website for more information.

Job: Health Sciences Librarian - Clemson, SC

Organization Name
Clemson University

Job title
Health Sciences Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Clemson, South Carolina

Position & Job Description
The Clemson University Libraries seek a service-focused, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support health sciences education and research at a dynamic public research university that focuses on student success by targeting four strategic priority areas: Research, Engagement, the Academic Core, and the Living Environment. Clemson’s partnership with health care systems has created the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR), a multidisciplinary unit that facilitates medical research and scholarship. In addition, Clemson’s School of Nursing received recognition by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.

The Health Sciences Librarian provides research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach for the department of Public Health Sciences, School of Nursing, and CUSHR. The successful candidate will collaborate with university partners and institutes to develop and support innovative programs and services. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Responsibilities of the Health Sciences Librarian include:

Research Services

  • Serves as the primary liaison for the department of Public Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, and CUSHR; connects faculty and students with information and resources to support all aspects of the research lifecycle and builds professional relationships that facilitate research and student success
  • Collaborates with librarian teams to design and deliver services, instruction, and programming to support education and research in the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences and the College of Science
  • Provides general reference services (on-call and virtual) as well as in-depth research consultations in liaison areas. May include night and weekend virtual reference.
  • Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support innovative initiatives including open access, research impact analysis, open educational resources, data management services, and data visualization
  • Provide support and search assistance for evidence-based literature reviews, including systematic reviews.
  • Assists faculty with the creation and evaluation of data management plans, analysis of research impact, and development of grant proposals.
  • Support students and faculty at the Clemson School of Nursing Greenville campus through in-person and virtual outreach, instruction, and research consultations.
  • Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions

Instruction & Outreach

  • Teaches course-related library instruction sessions both in person and online; designs and develops instructional materials and assessments for classes
  • Creates and maintains library subject and course research guides (LibGuides) and other instructional tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively use library resources
  • Participates in instructional, outreach, and information literacy initiatives

Collection Development

  • Builds and manages library collections to support curriculum and research for liaison departments, including updating collection policies, selecting print and electronic materials, and weeding
  • Works with liaison teams to determine shared collection purchases and priorities.

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

  • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals.

Service

  • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Required Job Application Skills

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries
  • At least one year of experience providing information and research services in a library (can include student, internship, or other experiences)
  • Demonstrated ability to consult with and advise researchers about core nursing and health science reference tools (CINAHL, MEDLINE) and citation management software
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in the workplace

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Undergraduate or advanced degree in health or life sciences
  • Experience conducting or supporting health sciences or nursing research
  • Teaching experience, which may include designing online resources, consulting with individual researchers or project teams, and planning in-person or virtual workshops or class sessions
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out a liaison program through outreach, building relationships, and providing library services and support to diverse stakeholders
  • Experience conducting systematic reviews, meta-analysis, or related research projects
  • Current or expressed desire to pursue Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) certification
  • Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity

Contact Person
Jenessa McElfresh

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Applicants should submit all applications and related materials to apply for the Health Sciences Librarian position via Interfolio's web listing.
Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately.

Date that Application Closes
Applications received by April 12, 2021 will be guaranteed consideration.

Potential Salary & Benefits
Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $61,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

 

Job: Assistant Director of Technical Services - Notre Dame, IN

Organization Name
Kresge Law Library University of Notre Dame

Job title
Assistant Director of Technical Services

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Notre Dame, IN

Position & Job Description
The Kresge Law Library at the Notre Dame Law School is seeking a proactive, service-oriented Assistant Director for Technical Services to administer and manage the law library’s information technology infrastructure, including the integrated library system (ILS) and the law school’s repository. This is a Law Library faculty position that contributes to the educational mission of the Law School. The Kresge Law Library is an integral part of the Notre Dame Law School and offers many opportunities for developing professional skills. The anticipated start date is summer 2021 but is flexible. This is a full-time library faculty appointment with a presumptively renewable contract.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Manage the technical services functions of the law library. This involves, but is not limited to: oversight of daily activities and workflow of technical services staff; establishing and communicating department goals; and arranging staff training as needed. Technical services staff currently include a Metadata Services Librarian, and 3 staff members.
  • Manage the library’s repository; including supervision and training of staff contributing content to the repository, and further developing and refining repository policies.
  • Perform statistical analysis and reporting.
  • Collaborate with research librarians to promote law library resources.
  • Maintain close working relationships with content providers, vendors, and campus partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Job Application Skills

  • MLIS from an ALA‑accredited institution (or equivalent degree).
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a technical services department in an academic library, preferably an academic law library, including supervisory, management, or leadership experience.
  • Familiarity with Integrated Library Systems, including knowledge of current metadata schemas and digital resource management. The Kresge Law Library currently uses Sierra.
  • Experience developing policies and procedures for managing information resources utilizing an ILS, including creating workflows.
  • Understanding of budget planning and monitoring in technical services.
  • Collaborative nature and interest in working across library departments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, and eagerness to propose new projects and workflows.
  • Ability to learn new technology independently and to adapt quickly to changing technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to service.
  • Must be self-motivated and interested in advancing in the profession.

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • JD from an ABA-accredited institution (or equivalent degree).
  • Individuals from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of legal materials and current trends in the legal profession and law libraries.

Contact Person
Susan Azyndar at: sazyndar@nd.edu

How To Apply (link and instructions)
To apply via Interfolio, upload your cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references.

Date that Application Closes
April 15, 2021

Potential Salary & Benefits
Salary will be nationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; 20 vacation days and approximately 14 paid holidays; retirement options; tuition benefits for dependents; and access to University events. The Law Library pays for individual membership in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and provides support for appropriate conferences and workshops. The Law Library will also pay for relocation expenses and annual license/registration fees for one state bar.

Job: User Experience (UX) Designer - Berea, OH

Organization Name
Baldwin Wallace University

Job title
User Experience (UX) Designer

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Berea, Ohio

Position & Job Description
Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled User Experience (UX) Designer to join the University Relations team at Baldwin Wallace University and reports to the Director of Web and Digital Experience. The ideal candidate will possess strong capabilities in the design and development of websites. They will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. The UX Designer will help define how key constituents interact with the BW website, using these criteria to create user-centered websites. This is a full-time, on-site (post-COVID restrictions) position M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., some evenings/weekends and will be based on the BW campus in Berea, Ohio.

Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more on our Diversity Affairs page.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
Essential duties, tasks and responsibilities:

  • Design new webpages and provide design and functionality updates to existing webpages on BW’s primary website for student recruitment and marketing).
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, user flows, and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Implement responsive designs for desktop and mobile use.
  • Perform metrics analysis to inform design/UX optimization efforts.
  • Front-end development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Maintain and build upon existing codebase of website.
  • Test website on a range of web browsers and devices.
  • Troubleshoot website issues.
  • Contribute to project discovery, estimation, planning and meetings.
  • Lead user training on Web Content Management System (CMS).
  • Supports other departmental and University initiatives as assigned.

Required Job Application Skills
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media, Interactive Design, Computer Science or related major.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience; preferred 5+ years of professional experience.
  • Experienced user of Adobe Creative Cloud and UX design software allowing you to create wireframes, prototypes, user flows, and site maps.
  • Experience writing and editing HTML, CSS and JavaScript and understanding the capabilities and limitations of each programming language.
  • Demonstrated experience developing responsive websites.
  • Experience working on an enterprise-level website is preferred.
  • Team player with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, a commitment to customer service and the ability to work effectively with diverse personalities in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.

Contact Person
HR Department

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Visit BW's Apply Online page.

Date that Application Closes
Application Review: Initial review of applications will begin on April 2, 2021. Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Potential Salary & Benefits
Compensation:
A competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 12 days paid sick leave, 4 weeks paid vacation, 15 paid holidays, employer-paid long and short-term disability plans, 403 (b) retirement plan, university-paid life insurance and tuition remission benefits for employee and family. To learn more about the University’s benefits package, visit BW's Human Resources page.

Job: Library Assistant - Canton, OH

Organization Name
Stark County Law Library

Job title
Library Assistant

Part Time or Full Time
Part Time

Location of organization
Canton, Ohio

Position & Job Description
The Library Assistant works independently to perform the duties listed below. These duties require a great deal of attention to detail and initiative to resolve problems. The Library Assistant is the important first contact for attorneys and members of the public who use the law library, and assists them in locating the information they are seeking. The responsibilities of the Library Assistant are not limited to those listed here and may include other tasks as assigned by the Director. The Library Assistant reports to the Director. In addition, this position is authorized by and under the control of the Stark County Law Library Resources Board.
Anticipated Hours: Will work approximately 20 hours per week between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Assists in maintaining the library’s website and online catalog, and creating research guides.
  • Creates postings for social media sites and assists in the preparation of the Library’s newsletter.
  • Must be able to answer questions indicating which library resources are most appropriate and must be able to perform advanced searches using the library’s databases and online catalog.
  • Circulation duties include checking out items to users, sending overdue notices, maintaining user statistics, and answering the telephone.
  • Checks-in files print updates and maintains all serial check-in records in the online catalog.
  • Enters new subscribers, updates subscriber information as needed, enters and prints bills to be sent to subscribers, and receives and records payments.
  • Works with other library employees to promote library services through websites, and digital and print publications.
  • While work is primarily sedentary, must be able to lift heavy books and boxes occasionally.
  • Additional tasks as needed.

 

Preferred Job Application Skills
Experience working in a library is highly preferred and experience working in a legal environment is preferred. Some experience with social media and html is preferred. Microsoft Office and Constant Contact experience is highly preferred. High school completion required, college graduate preferred.

Contact Person
Kendel Croston

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Submit cover letter, resume, and two sample social media posts to:
Kendel Croston, Director
Stark County Law Library
krcroston@starkcountyohio.gov
Suite 401
110 Central Plaza S.
Canton, Ohio 44702
(330) 451-7380

Date that Application Closes
4/4/2021

Potential Salary & Benefits
Rate of pay: $12.00-$16.00/hr.

Benefits include membership in the Public Employees Retirement System, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and an excellent work environment.

Job: Systems & Cataloging Specialist - Rio Grande, OH

Organization Name
J.A. Davis Library - University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College

Job title
Systems & Cataloging Specialist

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Rio Grande, OH

Position & Job Description
Reporting to the Library Director, this full-time administrative technical services librarian position is offered with a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, retirement, life and disability insurance, paid leave, educational benefits, and all other benefits associated with full-time employment.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
The primary responsibilities of this position include the oversight and administration of the Integrated Library System(ILS); cataloging and processing of the Library’s new holdings (e.g., books, eBooks, media materials, etc.); and participation in both the development and maintenance of the Library’s collections.

Required Job Application Skills
A Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS), Library Information Science (MLIS) or the equivalent from an ALA-accredited program is required. Cataloging experience and strong technical/computer literacy skills preferred. Familiarity with iii’s Sierra, MARC formats for bibliographic and authority records, and the management of discovery services is also desired. Ability to communicate effectively and a strong commitment to both public service and teamwork is expected.

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Experience in using OCLC bibliographic utilities, LCSH, MARC integrated format, AACR2, RDA descriptive and subject cataloging as well as Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Classification Systems and other library metadata standards.
  • Knowledge and experience with Web-based technologies and customization applications using HTML, CSS, XML, and/or PHP, JavaScript or PERL.
  • Awareness of current trends in library-related technology as well as experience with software programs and products associated with library functions (e.g., ILS, proxy servers, LibGuides, and OCLC’s WorldShare.)

Contact Person
Chris Nourse, Director of Human Resources

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Qualified applicants must send a cover letter (detailing their interest and qualifications), current resume, as well as the names and contact information of at least three professional references to Chris Nourse, Director of Human Resources. Recent MLS/MLIS graduates encouraged to apply. For full information and application details, visit the university's job opportunities page.

Date that Application Closes
Open until filled. Ideal start date is June 1, 2021

Potential Salary & Benefits
Starting salary range is $36,000-43,000 with a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, retirement, life and disability insurance, paid leave, educational benefits, and all other benefits associated with full-time employment.

Job: Collection Development Librarian - Lafayette, IN

Organization Name
Tippecanoe County Public Library

Job title
Collection Development Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Lafayette, Indiana

Position & Job Description
In taking a nuanced approach to its centralized materials collection, Tippecanoe County Public Library created a 40-hour position focused on building high quality inclusive collections that meet the needs and interest of a diverse community. TCPL is looking to hire an innovative and customer focused librarian to collaboratively select youth materials the community wants and needs. Responsible areas include selection, weeding, budgeting and working with various vendors. Working with our ILS, TCPL is looking to effectively use digital resources to maximize the efficiency of a materials collection process. TCPL proudly and consistently allocates $1 million dollars towards materials collection. 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
The Collection Development Librarian is responsible for building high quality, inclusive collections that meet the needs and interests of a diverse community. This position supports the library’s collection development policy through the selection of materials in multiple formats. This position requires system-wide collaboration as well as responsiveness to evolving patron needs and publishing trends to effectively meet these objectives. 

 Selection:

  •  Select current titles by promptly reviewing selection resources
  •  Reorder duplicate copies of library materials
  •  Monitor performance of standing orders and make recommendations as required 
  •  Confer with department head regarding collection scope and issues
  •  Identify gaps in collection and order to fill as appropriate 
  •  Maintain up-to-date collection guidelines for selection area
  •  Review and respond to purchase requests
  •  Draft response and participate in discussions regarding collection challenges
  •  Communicate with vendors regarding products and services

 Budgeting:

  •  Monitor accounts on a monthly basis
  •  Spend annual allocation
  •  Recommend future budget level for selection areas providing rationale for changes from current spending

 Weeding:

  •  Perform library weeding with assistance from other library staff
  •  Monitor condition of collection and shelving capacity system wide
  •  Conduct minor shelf shifts in conjunction with weeding
  •  Advise and work co-operatively with the Circulation Department and branch managers regarding collection and shelving issues
  • Provide public service, including weekends and evenings as assigned
  • Perform Person in Charge duties as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned and/or required

Required Job Application Skills
 Education:

  •  MLS from an ALA-accredited school

 Previous experience:

  •  Two years of professional library experience or any equivalent combination of 
  •  training and experience to indicate ability to do the job
  •  Experience with selecting library materials in one or more collection areas preferred
  •  Experience using selection resources preferred
  •  Familiarity with materials budget allocation preferred

 Skills:

  •  Must be accurate, thorough, and detail oriented
  •  Work closely with library staff to facilitate effective workflow and resolve problems
  •  Must be:
  •  able to plan and organize work efficiently
  •  able to deal with problem situations in an effective and responsive manner
  •  able to make decisions and work independently
  •  dedicated to quality customer service
  •  able to apply latest trends in technology and library service
  •  able to effectively manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

 License/certification:
 Ability to attain and maintain Indiana Library Certification of LC3

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Knowledge of materials for children aged birth to young adult strongly preferred
  • Previous selection experience preferred.

Contact Person 
Steve Berman, HR Coordinator 

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Reply with 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. Learn more by visiting our website.

Applicants are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin or ancestry.

Date that Application Closes 
Until position is filled.

Potential Salary & Benefits 
Starting pay is commensurate with relevant work experience, skills and education $17.50 - $19.00/hr. 

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. 

Job: IT Network Support - Ravenna, OH

Organization Name
Family & Community Services, Inc.

Job title
IT Network Support

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Ravenna, Ohio

Position & Job Description
2 positions available: one in Akron and one in Kent
Network Support 
Full-time (40 hours/week) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Salary to commensurate with experience

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for, maintaining and supporting the network infrastructure and supported locations. Monitor Agency helpdesk requests. Provides technical support to staff members for both hardware and software issues.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledge of routing protocols in a Cisco environment, mainly EIGRP
  • Knowledge of Layer 2 \ Layer 3 switching configuration and troubleshooting
  • Configure and manage IPSec VPN tunnels in a Cisco based environment
  • Management of users utilizing Cisco
  • Knowledge of Cisco Wireless Lan Controller based wireless networks with Cisco ISE authentication
  • Verifies service by testing circuits, equipment, and alarms; identifying, correcting, or escalating problems
  • Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications
  • Maintains and monitors Help Desk and Help Desk Phone Calls
  • Installs and maintains computer hardware and software assets.
  • Configures and installs new workstations in a networked environment
  • Maintains the Agency backup system and Anti-virus system.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs Agency hardware systems
  • Responsible for the setup of conference room AV equipment as needed
  • Attends training as necessary
  • Complies with agency policies and procedures, COA regulations, federal and state requirements, and educational/certification/registry requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Extensive knowledge of various PC hardware and software.
  • Extensive knowledge of PC network operations, software, hardware, printers, and networked copiers.
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows Pro operating systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, configuration, maintenance in a multi-site, multi-server environment.
  • Knowledge of internet connectivity, security, firewalls, and virus control across the network.
  • Knowledge of user PC training procedures.
  • Knowledge of LAN structured cabling techniques.
  • Must be a self-starter with effective verbal, organizational, documentation and communication skills.
  • Must be willing and physically able to travel to different locations throughout the area to perform on-site support to meet client and agency needs.
  • Reliable transportation with valid Ohio Driver’s License and ability to meet agency requirements for driving insurability.
  • Must be able to meet agency requirements for criminal background check (Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation).
  • MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS: Associate’s Degree in Information Technology or relevant experience with certifications Comp TIA A+.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to sit for long periods of time throughout the shift. Must be able to bend, squat, stoop, twist, reach, walk, stand, and work on irregular surfaces. Must be able to climb a ladder and work from ladder up to 15 feet in height. Must be able to lift and maneuver up to 35 lbs.

Required Job Application Skills
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Experience in networking required. Training/experience in Cisco preferred.

Contact Person 
Linda Kaley

How To Apply 
Apply for this position at Family & Community Services website.

Internships

Internship: Eastern Gateway Community College - Steubenville and Youngstown, OH

Organization Name
Eastern Gateway Community College

Job/Internship Name
Reference and Instruction Internship

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).
The Reference and Instruction intern will work remotely with EGCC Library and Information Commons’ staff to provide virtual reference and instructional services to our students and staff. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with hands-on experience in a fast paced Community College Library that serves over 30,000 students and faculty.
   
An Intern will:

  • Provide virtual reference and instructional assistance to library patrons by means of email, chat, video chat or phone.
  • Assist in the creation of online research and topic guides related to our offered programs of study.
  • Participate in the creation of new web based tutorials and the updating of existing tutorials.
  • Create at least one on-demand instructional video for use by our students and faculty.
  • And other reference and instruction projects and duties as assigned.

Required skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be comfortable in a remote work environment.
  • Prior coursework in reference services.
  • Working knowledge of OhioLINK and a strong comfort level with instructional technology.
  • Possess a strong public service orientation and be able to work effectively and courteously with a diverse population of students, staff and the public.

   

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed
This internship is available for the Spring Semester. Our Library Hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m -10 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 9a.m.- 2 p.m. While afternoon and evening hours are preferred, the Library will work with the intern to create a schedule that is mutually beneficial to both parties. Depending on the Library and Information Commons’ staffing and service levels during the Spring, on-campus onboarding may be possible at either our Steubenville or Youngstown campus.

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.)
Send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief statement of interest to:
Brian Richards, Library and Resource Director
Eastern Gateway Community College
brichards@egcc.edu

Deadline for application
Open

Location of organization
Steubenville and Youngstown Ohio

Link to organization website/job application
To learn more about Eastern Gateway Community College, visit our website.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Town Hall Collections - Zoar, OH

Organization Name
Historic Zoar Village

Job/Internship Name
Town Hall Collections

Internship description
The Town Hall Museum holds a large collection of items that are in need of cataloging, assessing, and given proper collections care. We are looking into purchasing Proficio and moving our collections data to the new software. We are also going to catalog the Town Hall in its entirety so that the staff, other than our volunteer curator know what is in the collection. We are also working on cataloging and rehousing our more modern (1970s to present) photographic collection with the hope of eventually getting the collection on Ohio Memory. We are starting STEPS and as with most organizations, collections will be our most challenging portion. If you have any students looking for any archival, collections, or any other history or STEPS related internships, please keep us in mind.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.
We are looking for interns with a high level of organizational skills. We are also looking for interns who can assist our volunteers and help them understand the process of proper care of collections.

Projected schedule 
At least 8 hours per week.

How to apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to Tammi Shrum at tshrum@historiczoarvillage.com

Deadline for application
Ongoing

Location of organization
Zoar, Ohio

Link to organization website/job application
Link can be found here.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid.

Internship: Archives Intern - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Archives Intern

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).
Archives interns will work under the supervision of a WRHS archivist to process materials in the institution’s collections. Interns will partake in review and selection, arrangement and description, and full processing of the textual, photographic, and multimedia materials in the collections. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with career relevant, hands-on experience with archival and manuscript materials.
Interns will be expected to:

  • Research and compile collection relevant information for the finding aid
  • Create a processing plan for the collection including a proposed system of arrangement
  • Arrange, describe, and rehouse the collection in accordance with professional standards, internal policies, and their approved processing plan
  • Create a finding aid that will be made available via OhioLink and the WRHS library catalog upon completion
  • Participate in other archival activities as needed, including reference, digitization, and outreach

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

  • Fully process a collection, including a digitally published finding aid, under the guidance of the internship supervisor
  • Gain hands-on experience with processing best practices and implementation of professional standards
  • Practice techniques and theory learned from course work in a real-world work environment
  • Develop skills and knowledge to help enhance their classroom experiences and increase future career prospects
  • Gain an overview of the operations of a special collections and archives department

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 
Completion of LIS 60652 Foundations of Recordkeeping In Society is preferred. Good computer skills. Strong communication and organization skills.

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

Location of organization
Cleveland, OH

Link to organization website/job application
Link here.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Digitization - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Digitization Internship

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

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

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

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

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

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

Location of organization
Cleveland OH

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

Internship: Cataloging - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Cataloging Intern

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

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

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

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

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

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

Location of organization
Cleveland, OH

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

Internship: Library Exploration Internship - Blue Ash, Ohio

Organization Name

Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium aka Swon Libraries

 

Job/Internship Name

Library Exploration Internship

 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).

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

 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

Deadline for application

open

 

Location of organization

Blue Ash, Ohio (East side of Cincinnati)

 

Link to organization website/job application

View their website

 

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

 

Internship: Digitizing Ohio Ballet Collection - Akron, OH

Organization Name

Akron-Summit County Public Library

Job/Internship Name

Digitizing Ohio Ballet Collection

Internship description (type of work/possible projects)

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

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

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

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

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

How to apply

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

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

Email: mplazo@akronlibary.org

Phone: 330-643-9030

Deadline for application

No deadline

Location of organization

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

Link to organization website/job application

Apply Online

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid

 

Internship: Collection Development & Management - Remote Work

Organization Name

Open Access Digital Theological Library

Job/Internship Name

Collection Development & Management Internship

Internship description

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

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

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

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

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

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

Projected schedule

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

How to apply

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

director@digitaltheologicallibrary.org

Deadline for application

This is an ongoing opportunity. There is no deadline.

Location of organization

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

Link to organization website/job application

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Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid
 

Internship: Research Assistant - Youngstown, OH

Organization Name

Mahoning County Law Library

Job/Internship Name

Research Assistant

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

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

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

Advanced understanding of legal research is required.

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline for application

Open

Location of organization

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

Link to organization website/job application

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Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid

Internship: Academic Librarianship - Delaware, OH

Organization Name
Methodist Theological School in Ohio

Job/Internship Name
Internship in Academic Librarianship

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).
Responsibilities

  • Provides research support through supervised research consultations with students.
  • Creates online subject guide in at least one subject area, such as Biblical Studies, Theological Studies, Chaplaincy, Spirituality, Inter-religious Contexts, Church History, and Research Methods in Theology and Religion.
  • Curates the creation of at least one online video library on a social justice topic, such as Ecology and Justice/Ecotheology, Immigration, Religion, Gender studies, and Sexuality, Disability and Religion, Feminist studies and theology, and Labor and justice.
  • Creates or revises web-based library tutorials
  • Online Outreach Activity: Plan and lead one 30-minute virtual event, such as a virtual workshop on citation management tools, a Virtual Lunch & Learn event, or a virtual workshop on research techniques using Zoom.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.
EXPERIENCE: Required: Good communication and presentation skills; flexibility; demonstrated ability to take initiative and work in a team environment; willingness to speak to diverse groups; desire and interest to work with graduate students, faculty, and library staff; and a strong public service orientation. Preferred: Preference for students who have completed at least one semester of coursework and are comfortable with database searching (i.e., controlled vocabularies and Boolean operators) with interest in or prior experience with teaching.

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed.
HOURS: This internship is a temporary, part-time position available for up to 15 hours per week in the fall semester 2020 or spring semester 2021. Due to the limited in-person services offered during the Covid-19 pandemic, this internship will be online in the fall 2020 semester. Depending on the Libraries service and staffing models for the spring semester 2021, there is the potential for the internship to be online or a combination of online and in-building hours. Changes to the format for the internship would be agreed upon by the intern and supervisor with a focus on health and safety. Interns are expected to set and maintain a consistent schedule.

How to apply
To apply: please submit a cover letter indicating your areas of interest, and a resume to: Elonda Clay, Director of the Library, eclay@mtso.edu.

Deadline for application
August 31, 2020

Location of organization
Delaware, Ohio

Link to organization website/job application
To learn more about our library, please visit our site.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: NASA Safety Center - Virtual/Online

Organization Name
NASA Safety Center

Job/Internship Name
NASA Safety and Mission Assurance Knowledge Capture and Sharing

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).

NASA has reduced its workforce by more than 35% since 1993, and 41 percent of the 17,000 civil servant workforce was eligible to retire in 2020. In addition, forecasts expect an additional 5,000 employees that could be eligible to retire by 2024.

In response to this challenge, the NASA Safety Center is exploring the development of a knowledge capture and sharing pilot program to preserve the knowledge of retiring Safety and Mission Assurance personnel. This program will identify critical Safety and Mission Assurance knowledge categories, systematically capture outgoing employee experience, and instill the content back into existing NASA Safety Center learning offerings. Phases of the project include:

  • Create a project plan for the pilot for a knowledge capture program,
  • Consult with knowledge management leadership resident at NASA centers to identify current tools and processes utilized for capturing the knowledge of retiring staff,
  • Interview Safety and Mission Assurance staff at various NASA centers to identify requirements for technical and leadership knowledge categories,
  • Develop an information collection approach for eliciting staff experience,
  • Map a process from knowledge discovery and capture to infusion to existing learning offerings,
  • Identify a high level taxonomy for content, and
  • Present the findings of your project to NASA Safety Center staff.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

This internship opportunity would benefit from your knowledge of or experience in:

  • Project management
  • Systems management
  • Information and content management
  • Training and development programs
  • Process documentation
  • Effective communication skills

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

40 hours/week beginning late May/early June and lasting 10 weeks.

How to apply
Application process:

  1. Go to the NASA Intern website at https://intern.nasa.gov/
  2. Scroll down to review the “How to Apply” video,
  3. Scroll back up to CLICK HERE TO APPLY TODAY! Link and begin your application. Please note that a Letter of Recommendation is not a requirement at this time, but welcomed as an attachment to your resume.

Deadline for application
March 2021

Location of organization
Virtual

Link to organization website/job application
https://intern.nasa.gov/

Paid or Unpaid?
Paid

If paid, at what rate?
Stipend rate TBD