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The latest internships/job opportunities for iSchool students and alumni are listed below.

Students who are interested in an opportunity should follow the employer's recommended application process.  If you're seeking an internship, you must contact your academic advisor first to make sure that an internship meets curricular requirements in order to count for academic credit. Not all internships qualify for academic credits.

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Jobs

Job: Pediatric Librarian

Organization Name

UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Pediatric Learning Center

Job title

Pediatric Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Part Time

Location of organization

Cleveland - UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Learning Center, RBC 8th Floor Library

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Provide reference and research services to all staff in the University Hospitals Health System. Serve as liaison to departmental libraries. Orient, educate and train hospital personnel in use of medical research databases. Create and update instructional materials and web based tutorials. Assist in upkeep of electronic information sources and library web site. Instruct personnel in use of UH information resources, including OVID, PubMed, CINAHL, Embase and Intranet, Intranet resources. Conduct specialty literature searches for systematic review requests. Provide orientations for residents, fellows, nursing and support staff. Design curriculum, syllabus and handouts for classes/in-services on information resources. Select, recommend, purchase and catalog books, journals, software, hardware, etc. for UH libraries. Create customized bibliographies and information packets for customers from all available information resources: web sites, databases, online journals and books. Assist with interlibrary loans and invoice payment. Other information management duties as required by UH departments, hospitals, e.g. web page development, CME classes, and user manuals.

Preferred Job Application Skills

Masters Degree 1-3 years of experience

Contact Person

Laura Tripepi Adams

How To Apply 

Apply online Here

Job: Librarian, Children's Services

Organization Name

Barberton Public Library

Job title

Librarian, Children's Services

Part Time or Full Time

Part Time

Location of organization

602 West Park Avenue, Barberton OH 44203

Position & Job Description

The Barberton Public Library has created a new position on the Children’s Services team focusing on early literacy and youth outreach. We are seeking a dynamic, creative, and enthusiastic individual who will provide strong public library services to children, educators, and families in our community. The Children’s Librarian position is part-time, regularly scheduled 20 hours per week. The Librarian works a flexible schedule which will include evenings and weekends on a rotating basis.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Working closely with the Children’s Services Manager, the Librarian will maintain and promote a collection and programs which support juvenile and family literacy. The successful applicant will have excellent knowledge of children’s literature and strong reader’s advisory skills. The Librarian will provide services to children and other customers of all ages primarily at outreach locations, assist in collection development duties, develop and present age-appropriate programs, and perform clerical duties as needed.

Required Job Application Skills

A master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited university is required; or active MLIS/MLS students within six credits and six months of graduation with relevant work experience. A good working knowledge of classic and contemporary children’s literature and reference materials is required. Interest in and enthusiasm for engaging the community at outreach locations such as Head Start, preschools, and other community locations is required.

Preferred Job Application Skills

Experience in the public library setting working with children, children’s resources, and children’s programming is preferred.

Contact Person

Director, Barberton Public Library

How To Apply

Apply online Here
Please submit resume and cover letter to us through this email: director@barbertonlibrary.org

Date that Application Closes

Open until filled - please apply ASAP

Potential Salary & Benefits

The Barberton Public Library offers excellent benefits including vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, Ohio Public Employees Retirement, life insurance (optional), OLC membership, and direct deposit. This part-time position is not eligible for health insurance.

$14.55 - $21.24 per hour / 20 hours per week. Starting compensation depends on qualifications.

Job: Instruction Librarian

Organization Name

The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College

Job title

Instruction Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Newark, OH

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Responsible for providing instruction and reference services in a progressive, collaborative and user-focused environment, while collaborating with other librarians to develop and maintain a dynamic information literacy curriculum. As a member of a team of library professionals, this position also participates in services assessment and the development & provision of library services to off-campus locations and in online learning environments.

Required Job Application Skills

Master’s degree of library science from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, or with an anticipated graduation date of August 2018; ability to collaborate well with students, faculty, and staff.

Preferred Job Application Skills

Experience providing library services in both onsite and online environments.

Contact Person

blocksidge.3@osu.edu

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Full job description and link to apply is available here: Apply Online

Date that Application Closes

6-24-2018

Potential Salary & Benefits

Target Salary: $16.25 - $18.65 Hourly

Job: Library Director

Organization Name

Ohio Christian University

Job title

Library Director

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Circleville, Ohio

Position & Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership for Library programs and personnel. It exists to ensure academic resources support university curriculum and serve the information needs of students and faculty in their scholarly pursuits.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

• Provide leadership to the Library personnel.
• Ensure department delivers effective customer service to OCU internal and external customers.
• Work with faculty and students to analyze information needs and resource format preferences.
• Develop and implement strategies and initiatives for improved library resources and services.
• Develop the department budget and oversee the allocation of budget resources.
• Gather and submit Library data for reports to accreditation agencies and government entities.
• Fulfill consortium member responsibilities/attend meetings, monitor ListServs, submit surveys, etc.
• Collect, analyze, and report resource usage and reference request data.
• Chair the Library Committee and serve on other university committees as assigned.
• Address data archiving issues/develop and maintain document retention policies.
• Manage physical archives/collect and preserve OCU materials.
• Apply for externally funded grants to develop and expand library resources.

Required Job Application Skills

• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Customer service expertise
• Advanced proficiency in computers, library information systems, and online library resources
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent team-building and leadership skills
• Master of Library Science, Master in Library & Information Science, or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program is required

Contact Person

Human Resources Ohio Christian University at this email: hr@ohiochristian.edu

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Online application form can be accessed from this link: Apply Online

Date that Application Closes

Until filled

Potential Salary & Benefits

To be negotiated.

Job: Adult Services Library Associate

Organization Name
Bexley Public Library

Job title
Adult Services Library Associate

Part Time or Full Time
Part Time

Location of organization
Bexley, Ohio

Position & Job Description
Bexley Public Library seeks a friendly, self-directed, and detail-oriented individual for the position
of part-time Library Associate. The ideal candidate will be curious, adaptable, dependable,
positive, and have a strong commitment to public service.

The Library Associate works with the Information Services team to provide outstanding patron
service. Responsibilities include: proactively and resourcefully assisting patrons and colleagues;
locating library materials using sources in various formats; making recommendations for books,
movies, and music; providing technology training and assistance; and working on special projects
including library programs. Additionally, he/she will be able to work both independently and be
an effective team member, have a high degree of comfort with technology, and the ability and
desire to learn and apply new skills.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS
1. Provides desk coverage for all departments as needed.
a. Provides outstanding customer service.
b. Provides basic reference, readers, and viewers advisory services to the public through various means including in person, over the phone, and through web based communications.
c. Creates attractive and timely displays and merchandises library materials.
2. Supports librarians in developing and maintaining the collection, as directed.
3. Assists librarians with the development and implementation of innovative programs that encourage library use and enhance the image of the library in the community; independently develops and implements programs, as appropriate.
4. Utilizes technology appropriately
a. Trains public on use of library technologies and library resources; provides instructional technology programming.
b. Utilizes computer applications and library equipment, maintains current knowledge of organizational procedures, processes, policies and operations.
c. Utilizes email and voicemail to maintain open channels of communication.
5. Performs additional duties as assigned including serving on task forces, committees, etc.
6. Demonstrates a positive attitude and supports library goals and objectives.
7. Responds to patron questions and situations in accordance with library policy and in a manner to enhance the reputation of the library as a public service organization
8. Other duties as assigned

Required Job Application Skills
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Job Application Skills
Preferred Qualifications: At least one (1) year of customer service experience, preferably in a
library setting

How To Apply (link and instructions)
TO APPLY: You must complete an Application for Employment, which can be found
online.  E-mail the completed application
along with a copy of your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three
professional or academic references to: employment@bexleylibrary.org

Date that Application Closes
Open until filled

Potential Salary & Benefits
$15.65/hour, non-exempt; 22 hours per week

Job: High School Librarian

Organization Name

Mountain View High School - Stafford County, VA

Job title

High School Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Stafford County, Virginia

Position & Job Description

The position is for a full-time librarian in a high school library for a school of 1780 students. This position is one of two full-time librarians in the school.

Contact Person

Dr. James Stemple - Principal

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Contact the principal, Dr. James Stemple at stemplejd@staffordschools.net or by phone at 540-658-6866.

Date that Application Closes

Until filled

Potential Salary & Benefits

Salary depends on experience. Full benefits are included.

Job: Library Director

Organization Name

Loudonville Public Library

Job title

Library Director

Part Time or Full Time

Full Time

Location of organization

Loudonville, OH

Position & Job Description

The Loudonville Public Library is seeking an energetic and forward-thinking Director to lead and manage a committed and experienced staff and to oversee operations in a beautiful 26,000 square foot building. LPL has been recognized as a STAR library in the Library Journal Index seven times (2009 [x2], 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, & 2017) looking for someone to build upon this success and to capitalize on fantastic community support and a wonderful location right in the heart of downtown Loudonville. With state and local tax revenue in excess of $700,000, LPL is a school district library serving portions of Ashland, Holmes, Knox, and Richland counties. LPL also enjoys an active Friends group.

Loudonville is nestled among scenic rolling hills and offers ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Loudonville is also within ½ hour of larger cities such as Ashland, Mansfield, Millersburg, Mount Vernon, and Wooster. More information about Loudonville and the Mohican area can be found at loudonvillechamber.com and discovermohican.com.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

The Loudonville Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Director that:

• Is committed to excellent customer service and to fostering a positive environment of staff development
• Understands the value of community involvement and who is prepared to be “the face of the library”
• Has experience in designing and implementing a strategic plan and who can establish effective avenues for community input
• Understands the unique nature of small town public libraries and its relevance to the materials, services, and programs that the library offers
• Can work effectively with a seven-member board and a staff of thirteen other employees
• Is ambitious and ready to take on new challenges, including non-traditional library services to fit the needs of the community
• Is focused on efficiency in operations and who can create an atmosphere of optimism and enthusiasm
• Has a passion for public library work and is prepared to be an advocate for public libraries at the local, state, and national levels

Required Job Application Skills

MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program (current MLS/MLIS students will be considered)

Preferred Job Application Skills

3-5 years of progressive supervisory/management experience in a public library setting (preferred)

Contact Person

Kile Byington, Fiscal Officer

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Please send a cover letter and current resume along with contact information for three references to:

Loudonville Public Library
Attn: Kile Byington, Fiscal Officer
122 E. Main St.
Loudonville, OH 44842
fiscalofficer@loudonvilleibrary.org

Date that Application Closes

Applicants who respond prior to June 4th will be given priority.

Potential Salary & Benefits

Salary and benefits package will be negotiable and based upon the candidate’s experience and credentials

Job: Middle School Librarian

Organization Name

Columbus School for Girls

Job title

Middle School Librarian

Part Time or Full Time

Part Time

Location of organization

Columbus, Ohio

Position & Job Description

Columbus School for Girls seeks to hire an energetic and creative .75 time Middle School Librarian to begin in the fall of 2018. CSG offers a competitive salary, benefits, and professional opportunities and welcomes candidates who add to the racial, cultural, religious, and gender diversity of the school community.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

Promote a love of reading and learning in all students.
Collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction that empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.
Participate actively in the life of the school, including leading clubs and/or activities, chaperoning school trips, and possibly coaching.
Work with faculty to effectively integrate technology into the curriculum, including co-teaching as needed.
Evaluate, promote, and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning.
Manage library outreach efforts, including visiting authors, book clubs, and partnerships with other libraries and agencies.

Required Job Application Skills

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred.
Strong candidates will possess an MLIS or similar degree/certification (or is a graduate student in a program).
Excellent communication skills, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor, and the ability to work well within a diverse, collaborative environment.
Familiarity with current Young Adult (YA) and middle-grade literature.

Preferred Job Application Skills

Strong candidates will have experience in independent schools and/or libraries as well as an understanding of the value of an all-girls education and the eagerness to learn about the best ways to help young women of promise reach their full potential as learners and leaders. Experience with technology integration that supports teaching and learning as well as social media experience.

Contact Person

Diane Mosher, Hiring Coordinator, Columbus School for Girls, 65 S. Drexel Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43209; fax: (614) 252-0571; or email hr@columbusschoolforgirls.org

How To Apply (link and instructions)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their interest in and qualifications for this specific position and a resume in a single Word document to Diane Mosher, Hiring Coordinator, Columbus School for Girls, 65 S. Drexel Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43209; fax: (614) 252-0571; or email hr@columbusschoolforgirls.org

Date that Application Closes

June 10, 2018

    Job: Content Management Associate & Content Publishing Associate

    Organization Name

    EY

    Job title

    Content Management Associate & Content Publishing Associate

    Part Time or Full Time

    Full Time

    Location of organization

    950 Main Ave Cleveland,OH 44113

    Position & Job Description

    This position is responsible for supporting the content management of digital publishing for one or more countries/areas within the firm, fostering the successful application of knowledge conducive to those professionals serving clients. The position requires a full understanding of the policies, procedures, processes, technology and related systems that comprise the firm's content management infrastructure.

    Duties and Responsibilities of Job

    Specific responsibilities include publishing or maintaining the quality and relevancy of content included within the firm’s knowledge infrastructure. The role assists in the operational processes associated with the development, management and execution of a variety of projects pertaining to core content management repositories and web sites. This role is also responsible for content management for specific types of content used by a community. This may include transforming technical content, thought leadership, go to market strategies, and/or other content relevant to the community into searchable, hyperlinked, and otherwise navigable pages within our firm’s relevant publishing platforms.

    Key Responsibilities:

    •Accountable for the editing or publishing of content for one or more service/sub-service lines within the firm.
    •Utilizes technical ability and manages content updates received from a subject matter resource or a team lead and, with minimal instruction, makes the necessary, corresponding changes (edits, document additions, document removals) in a complex web-based content management systems.
    •Reviews and edits digital content for consistency and accuracy of information.
    •As needed, redacts or edits digital content for global projects.
    •Communicates status effectively with team leaders keeping them apprised of project status. Identifies problems. Investigates potential solutions and seeks guidance when necessary.
    •Cross-promotes content to related site sections, homepage sections, webcasts, interior pages, mobile sites and e-newsletters.

    Required Job Application Skills

    •Ability to identify and communicate problems
    •Ability to apply knowledge gained from one project to the next
    •Profound ability to pay attention to detail
    •Ability to work in a strong teaming and collaborative environment
    •Able to respond appropriately to routine and non-routine requests
    •Creative and efficient in using web-publishing and formatting tools
    •Devises logical, efficient strategies for managing workflow
    •Performs work independently, with moderate level of review, and is assigned to projects of moderate complexity and visibility, as well as projects requiring planning and coordination
    •Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and organizational skills
    •Strong project and time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
    •Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work in a team environment
    •Proficiency with typical MS Office tools (Word, Excel, IE), as well as a solid comfort level with technology
    •Experience with HTML or XML
    •Strong understanding of the relevant publishing technologies and knowledge infrastructure elements
    •Must perform with a high degree of accuracy
    •Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience
    •Approximately 2-4 years relevant work experience

    How To Apply

    Apply Online

      Job: Adjunct Instructor – Systems Librarian at Lorain County Community College Library

      Organization Name 

      Lorain County Community College Library 

      Job title 

      Adjunct Instructor – Systems Librarian 

      Part Time or Full Time 

      Part Time 

      Location of organization 

      Elyria, OH 

      Position & Job Description 

      Reporting to the Dean of the Library and eLearning Division, the Systems Librarian manages the Library’s Integrated Library System (Innovative’s Sierra ILS), collaborates with other librarians on managing electronic resources, and participates in standard librarian duties. 

      Duties and Responsibilities of Job 

      As the Systems Librarian, this position: maintains the Sierra ILS, including the online catalog, Circulation, Acquisitions and Serials modules; works with Innovative to troubleshoot any Sierra ILS system problems; maintains the training manual, authorization codes, and logins and passwords for the Sierra ILS; collaborates with other librarians on managing the Library’s electronic resources, discovery layer, and website; coordinates and troubleshoots patrons’ remote access to electronic resources; coordinates the installation of new software enhancements to the Sierra ILS; shares coordination of the Library Automation Technician (Copy Cataloger) with the Technical Services Librarian; provides training for library staff on various systems; serves as the LCCC Library’s OhioLINK Lead Implementer; participates in short- and long-term planning for any new library technologies and for the Division as a whole; and recommends purchase of supplies and equipment to support library systems to the Dean. 
          
      Standard librarian duties include but are not limited to: participating in a strong classroom instruction program in library use and research methods; participating in collection development for assigned subject areas and act as liaison with one or more academic divisions; assisting students, faculty and other Library users with their information and research needs; and assuming responsibility for special projects or roles as needed. 

      Required Job Application Skills 

      Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S. or equivalent) from an A.L.A. accredited graduate library program and one or more years of relevant experience in library systems administration; experience with Innovative’s Sierra ILS and with OhioLINK; strong customer service orientation with excellent communication skills; and an ability to work well in a team-oriented environment. 

      Preferred Job Application Skills 

      Experience serving library users in an academic library; experience with supervising or coordinating the work of staff; experience with HTML, XML, PHP, JavaScript, and/or CSS; familiarity with the creation of research guides, using platforms such as Springshare’s LibGuides; and experience with diverse students and staff. 

      Contact Person  

      Karla Aleman 

      How To Apply (link and instructions) 

      Qualified applicants interested in this position should complete an online LCCC Employment Application.

      The complete application file should include application, cover letter, current curriculum vitae (CV), an LCCC Employment Application, unofficial transcripts and references which can be uploaded to the online application. Incomplete files will not be considered. Official Transcripts will be required upon hire. Paper application forms and documents may also be submitted by forwarding materials to the Human Resources Office, Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035. Candidate selected will be subject to appropriate background checks before hire. 

        Internships

        Internship: Science Researcher Services Intern

        Organization Name

        Smithsonian Libraries

        Job/Internship Name

        Science Researcher Services Intern

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

        The Natural & Physical Sciences Department of the Smithsonian Libraries (SIL) is seeking an intern to aid the department in the creation of a virtual version of its weekly in-person orientations. While in-person instruction sessions are convenient for some of the Smithsonian Institution's (SI) staff, interns, volunteers, etc., the majority of people are not able to attend these sessions because of the geographically dispersed nature of everyone's workplaces. In partnership with the Science Researcher Services Librarian, the intern for this project will translate the in-person sessions into an online experience that serves the diverse SI community.

        An internship of this nature provides the intern with an opportunity to learn about SI and SIL generally, and about the science libraries with more depth. The project will model and provide experience with the steps from exploration through implementation and testing of developing online pedagogical content for a diverse group of users.

        Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

        The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of distance education technology, techniques and methods, and experience with developing short instructional videos that utilize screen capture techniques.

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

        Negotiable.

        How to apply

        Applications for all projects will be collected through the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System which can be found here: Apply Online.

        Be sure to select "Smithsonian Institution Libraries" as the unit and "Smithsonian Institution Libraries Internship Program" as the program. You may then select the applicable projects. Applications should include an essay detailing your academic and career goals and what you hope to learn through this internship, as well as a resume, academic transcripts and two references.

        Applications are open until July 31st, 2018 or until filled.

        Deadline for application

        July 31, 2018

        Location of organization

        Washington, D.C.

        Link to organization website/job application

        Visit our Website

        Paid or Unpaid?

        Unpaid

        If paid, at what rate?

        Not paid

        Internship: Special Collections Intern

        Organization Name

        Salem Public Library

        Job/Internship Name

        Special Collections Intern

        Internship description

        Salem Public Library is looking for an intern to assist with a digital photograph archiving project for Fall 2018. The library is currently working on an archiving project in conjunction with the Salem Historical Society to digitize their photograph collection. The intern will be assisting in the scanning, editing, and uploading of photographs on the library’s established archival database. This includes being able to create metadata terms and other descriptors to help make the collection uniquely identifiable.

        Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

        Desired Qualifications:
           • Basic Computer Skills Knowledge
           • Understanding of archival processes
           • Experience using scanner
           • Experience using photo editing software

        Projected schedule

        Continual project so completely negotiable with student.

        How to apply

        Please email brief cover letter and resume to David Roberts at davidr@salem.lib.oh.us

        Deadline for application

        June 17, 2018

        Location of organization

        Salem, Ohio

        Link to organization website/job application

        Apply Online

        Paid or Unpaid?

        Unpaid

        If paid, at what rate?

        Not paid

          Internship: Off-Campus Outreach Services

          Organization Name

          University of Akron Wayne College Library

          Job/Internship Name

          Off-Campus Outreach Services

          Internship description

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

          Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

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

          Projected schedule

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

          How to apply

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

          Deadline for application

          Open, ongoing

          Location of organization

          Orrville, Ohio

          Link to organization website/job application

          wayne.uakron.edu/library

          Paid or Unpaid?

          Unpaid

          If paid, at what rate?

          Not paid