Librarian – Special Counsel – Remote Work

Experienced Librarian Needed for Educational Knowledge Management Project – REMOTE

Special Counsel is searching for librarians with an education background to work as Content Integrity Consultants on a project that will be conducted completely remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • You will assist with the undertaking a full library weeding project.  
  • Prior experience working with Rubric development is necessary.
  • You will be a librarian with education skills in an individual subject area e.g. perhaps a librarian with a social studies degree, or a Social Studies teacher who worked at the school librarian as the media specialist.
  • The rubric development (which is paramount)
  • An educational background in any of the following areas is desired:
    1. English language arts and literacy
    2. The Arts
    3. Pre-school
    4. History/social studies
    5. Physical Education and Professional Development

Qualifications: 

  • An MLS from an accredited university is preferred but not necessary
  • Demonstrated experience in a library and professional setting, preferably within an educational environment such as a school library.
  • Familiarity with producing knowledge management hierarchies as confirmed to standard curriculum requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as the project will be conducted completely remotely under the direction of a Project Analyst. Reliable access to a computer with strong internet access required.

If you are interested in this position and your skillset meets the required qualifications, please submit your resume to Yvonne.leaman@specialcounsel.com

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Serials Bindery Assistant – LAC Federal – LAC Federal – Washington DC

LAC Federal seeks a qualified Serials Bindery Assistant to work at a major federal library in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of serials records and experience working with an Integrated Library System. Work will be performed on-site. This is a full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday), benefited position.

Responsibilities:

  • Pulling selected serials titles from the stacks
  • Preparing serial units for shipment to bindery
  • Preparing digital bindery tickets
  • Creating and updating bibliographic item records and holdings summaries
  • Quality review of all pre-bindable units

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in library technical services
  • Prior experience working with serials preferred
  • Data entry and shelving experience
  • Prior experience with ABLE or similar binding software desirable
  • Prior experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Ability to analyze and identify serial patterns and records in multiple languages
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/HGtkwi

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Metadata Specialist – ProQuest – Alexandria, VA

As a Metadata Specialist at ProQuest, you will create, inspect, edit and enhance various cataloging formats for online streaming videos, documents, recordings and musical scores. You will collaborate with Product Managers, the Customer Engagement Team, and Product Managers to ensure usability and accuracy of the content. Your work will help to advance research around the world by making critical content searchable and available on ProQuest Platforms. 

Responsibilities Include…

  • Creating, inspecting and enhancing electronic data before, during, and after the production process
  • Ensuring the format and quality of the data meets standards by identifying and correcting anomalies
  • Following AACR2 and RDA content rules
  • Searching WorldCat to find matching records
  • Working as an indexer for creating non-MARC metadata
  • Constructing searches against archives for maintenance and redistribution
  • Selecting the most efficient methods for searching, sorting, and updating data
  • Reporting content problems for resolution
  • Performing ongoing maintenance to archived data

Qualified Candidates Must Have…

  • Experience performing work requiring detail and constructing database searches.
  • Capacity to learn and master new technology and processes.
  • Experience cataloging using MARC format following AACR2 and RDA standards.
  • Experience with Library of Congress authorities.
  • Ability to understand content structures and key metadata and their uses by researchers.
  • Capable of working independently, as part of departmental and interdepartmental teams.
  • Adept at keying.

Superstar Candidates Will Also Have…

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Library and Information Science, Liberal Arts, or Computer Science.
  • Experience with HTML, XML, XHTML or other markup.
  • Experience with MarcEdit and Marc Report software.
  • Reading-level proficiency in a non-English Language.

This position might be a good fit for you if…

  • You enjoy working on tight deadlines in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • You are passionate about libraries and the librarians who work in them.
  • Metadata is exciting and cataloging is thrilling!

This might NOT be a good fit if…

  • Tight deadlines, fast-pace, and hardwork just aren’t your idea of a good time
  • You don’t like data, data-entry, or metadata… you just don’t like data
  • You have a strong aversion to the details

Other important information about this position:

  • This position is based in the Alexandria, VA ProQuest office location and is not appropriate for full or partial remote work. Exceptions may be considered for internal applicants who are within a commutable distance to a ProQuest office.
  • This position requires weekday (Monday – Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Please apply on the Proquest website here: https://proquest.jobs.net/en-US/

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Cataloging & Metadata Librarian- William & Mary Libraries- Williamsburg, VA

Present Position Number: FP605W

Role Code Title: Prof/Lecturer/11-12Mth

Position Title: Cataloging & Metadata Librarian

Position Summary: 

The Cataloging & Metadata Librarian will focus on original and complex cataloging and metadata projects that enhance the discovery of our collections. The position will focus primarily on the special collections of the William & Mary Libraries, but may include other materials that require original cataloging. This position will become expert not just in cataloging, but also in how patrons discover materials through new initiatives such as linked data, RDF, BibFrame, etc. or through websites and online exhibits. They will lead a small group of staff in finding scalable workflows to reduce our backlogs and move efficiently through special collections materials while providing accurate, helpful metadata for researchers. Most importantly, they will bring a positive, creative, playful approach to problem solving, serving as an excellent colleague and partner in the discovery of our wonderful collections and resources.

This position is part of the Libraries’ Content Services Team which includes acquisitions, cataloging, systems, continuing resources, budget & finance, digital services, and collection development and is led by the Associate Dean for Collections & Content Services. This position reports to the head of cataloging and will collaborate closely with their supervisor, the staff they supervise, and others in the team and library on their goals and responsibilities.

Some of the major responsibilities of this position include:
• Producing original cataloging for various media (including rare books, manuscripts, archives, e-resources) using MARC records (RDA standards), BibFrame description, and possibly other standards as the catalog and discovery systems develop. 
• Leading a small team of staff (2.5 positions) to efficiently and thoughtfully provide access to special collections and other library materials. Create a positive work environment that models playful innovation and creativity, efficiency in handling projects, thoughtful listening and collaboration, and using data (including user studies) to make decisions. 
• Collaborate closely with colleagues in Special Collections and Content Services to set priorities, goals, processes, and policies that improve access and usability of our collections.
• Collaborate and consult with librarians and staff across the library consortia (including librarians at Colonial Williamsburg’s Rockefeller Library and the Law Library of William & Mary) about their cataloging and metadata needs.
• Serve as a consultant regarding the metadata needs of digitized special collections. 
• Focus on forward thinking approaches to the discovery and use of library collections. Research current professional practices and trends. Keep abreast of vendor options and ideas that are developed by groups including OCLC, other academic libraries, and a broad range of web developers who might inform the way we provide access to our materials.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and a stellar project manager. They will combine a good background in cataloging with an open mind about new initiatives designed to improve access to collections. They will strive to be positive and fair as a supervisor and creative and collaborative as colleagues. They’ll be comfortable leading a project and taking the initiative when they see problems that deserve attention. They’ll be interested in the mission and goals of the team and the library at large and eager to support those goals through their primary work and any committees or cross-functional teams they join.

Required Qualifications:  

Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an American Library Association accredited program or international equivalent.
Experience using tools such as MarcEdit, OCLC Connexion, and OpenRefine to perform original and complex copy cataloging.
Strong commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.
Experience working with special collections materials (in public or technical services roles or as a researcher).
Adaptable, positive outlook and interest in user experiences and needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience cataloging rare books, manuscripts, archives, or other special collections materials.
Experience creating, reviewing and editing of metadata for digital collections.
Awareness/familiarity with existing and emerging metadata standards and schemes, such as RDF, XML, Dublin Core, linked data, and BIBFRAME.

Advertised Pay Range: $50,000 to $60,000, commensurate with experience.

Department: Swem Library Operating – 361000.

Location: William & Mary

University Salary Range: U10

Job Open Date: 10/13/2017

Review Begin Date: 10/27/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Employment Category: Professional FT

Conditions of Employment: This position may require additional hours beyond the typical work week, to include occasional overnight and weekend and holiday work as needed to meet the business needs of the operation.

EEO Statement: The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement: The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Required Documents

  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
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Digital Metadata Internship- U.S. Food & Drug Administration- Silver Spring, MD

Unpaid Digital Metadata Internship Opportunity at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Co-located in Silver Spring, MD or Virtual

Internship available with the Office of Planning (OPL) in the Office of the Commissioner at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring. Seeking two part-time Library & Information Science (LIS) graduate students  or recent graduates to work with a dynamic, passionate and highly skilled team in support of the Agency’s Drupal migration and possibly other SharePoint projects during the Spring semester, with the option to start earlier. The internship provides the opportunity to gain high-level professional experience in metadata application and quality assurance, records management, web archiving, and Drupal in a federal information environment.

This internship is located on the FDA White Oak campus in Silver Spring, Maryland, but virtual applicants will also be considered. We offer scheduling flexibility but require a minimum of 10 hours a week commitment. Selected candidates are encouraged to pursue internship or practicum academic credit options through their institutions.

 

Work Needed: The FDA is migrating to Drupal for its enterprise web content management and development platform. Help is needed with metadata application, mapping, and quality control in support of the Office of Planning site migration. This will support good content management, User Experience, search and discovery, and web archiving.

 

Qualifications: Strong interpersonal and communication skills; working knowledge of digital metadata standards; interest in web and social media, content management, and web archiving. Must be efficient but detail-oriented, and comfortable working independently.

 

Send: Resume and cover letter to LCDR Ramses Diaz-Vargas, Ramses.Diaz-Vargas@fda.hhs.gov. Applications will be evaluated as they are received.

 

To learn more about the Office of Planning and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, go to: https://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/OPPLA/Planning/default.htm

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Circulation Manager I- Finksburg Branch Library- Carroll County Public Library

POSITION: Circulation Manager I

LOCATION: Finksburg Branch Library (Position subject to system-wide transfer)

SALARY: $39,705 annually plus benefits

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week. (Must be available to work day and evening hours including alternating Saturdays. Schedule may include working once a month on Sundays from October through April.)

OVERVIEW: Oversees circulation services in the library, including planning, organizing and supervising the activities of the Circulation and Page departments; Provides circulation services to library customers; performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent educational experience, three years of experience working in a customer service environment and a minimum of one year supervisory experience. Experience with Integrated Library Systems (Polaris) preferred.

CLOSING DATE: Application must be received by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

HOW TO APPLY: Application must be submitted online at library.carr.org.

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Data Transformation Associate- The Folger Shakespeare Library- Washington, DC

Title: Data Transformation Associate

Department: Digital Media

Full/Part Time: Full Time

 

Description:

The Folger Shakespeare Library seeks a detail-oriented Data Transformation Associate to join our Digital Media and Publications (DMP) team for 18 months as part of the creation of a Digital Asset Platform funded through the Mellon Foundation. The Folger, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is a well-respected cultural institution known for its leadership in digital initiatives. The DMP team works to develop the Folger’s online resources and connect them to a broad international audience, with staff expertise in programming, textual encoding, academic publishing, information architecture, usability testing, systems administration, digital content creation, and project management. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who wish to further develop their skills and knowledge in an intellectually stimulating setting while contributing to a ground-breaking project.

The Data Transformation Associate (DTA) will be responsible for collaboration with DMP team members to ensure the proper ingestion of data into the Folger’s Digital Asset Platform (DAP). The DTA will work closely with the project team to identify potential issues with data and develop guidelines, procedures, and metadata fields for the DAP to ensure completed files meet Folger best practices. Daily duties include: analyzing and preparing existing files for ingest into the DAP; extracting relevant metadata, transforming, and normalizing the data as needed to fit Folger standards; continuously establishing relationships between data in ingested files and existing records as part of ongoing data and metadata refinement; collaborating with external partners to ensure a clean ingestion of shared data into the platform; and creating documentation for tasks and processes. Additionally, the DTA will contribute to evaluating the accessibility of digital collections.

Applicants for this position are required to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience and a minimum of two years’ demonstrated experience with data management, preferably in a library or academic environment. Preference given to applicants who hold an M.L.S., have experience with Python or Perl, and have experience with library metadata (including MARC and EAD). Applicants must have working knowledge of XML encoding, preferably Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) XML, and custom metadata schemes on a professional or paraprofessional level. Experience translating data between structured formats and working with standard office products and database systems is required. Applicants must have the ability to work in a team environment with frequent consultation, flexibility, creativity, and collaboration, in addition to excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication, and organizational skills.

This position is full time with a generous benefits package for 18 months. Thorough background checks are required. Interested individuals should submit their cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter will be automatically rejected. No phone calls please. The Folger is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABOUT THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION
Founded in 1969, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation endeavors to strengthen, promote, and, where necessary, defend the contributions of the humanities and the arts to human flourishing and to the well-being of diverse and democratic societies by supporting exemplary institutions of higher education and culture as they renew and provide access to an invaluable heritage of ambitious, path-breaking work. Additional information is available at mellon.org.

Apply Now: https://www.folger.edu/employment-opportunities

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Community Engagement Coordinator – National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Baltimore, MD

All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SE/A)

Health Sciences and Human Services Library

University of Maryland, Baltimore

In cooperation with the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program (https://allofus.nih.gov) and the All of Us Training and Coordinating Center, the All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator will focus on improving consumer access to high quality health information in communities throughout the U.S., specifically, by working with public libraries. The goals of this 3-year pilot position are to:

  • Help public libraries in supporting the health information needs of their users;
  • Support community engagement through public libraries for All of Us; and
  • Help establish an All of Us Training Program, the home for training and resources about and related to the program for consumers, health professionals, librarians, and researchers.

The Coordinator will work with regional public libraries, community-based organizations, known All of Us partners, and others in target areas within AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MI, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV to develop activities based upon community health needs and the requirements of the All of Us program.

The All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator works under the direction of the Executive Director of the NNLM Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) Region and the All of Us Training and Coordinating Center. The SEA Coordinator serves as the Point of Contact for the program and collaborates with other NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinators to create a cohesive but culturally sensitive strategy for educating and engaging stake holders.

The Coordinator position is a full-time, non-tenured faculty librarian currently funded through April 30, 2020 with potential for renewal. This is an office-based position, without an option for telecommuting, located at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library with frequent travel to target areas and national meetings.

For more information about NNLM SEA, visit http://nnlm.gov/sea. For more information about the NIH All of Us Research Program, visit https://allofus.nih.gov/.

Responsibilities include:

  • In consultation with the All of Us Research Program, collaborate with selected target areas for community engagement (two per year for a total of six areas by Year 3).
  • Identify community health and health literacy needs tailored to the identified geographic areas.
  • Convene a network of diverse partners that represent all segments of the targeted communities that are dedicated to improving community health, including public libraries.
  • Participate in national program coordination to develop effective, innovative, replicable approaches to meet the All of Us and health information needs of library users.
  • Coordinate subawards to support public libraries and community organizations in accomplishing the goals set forth in this project.
  • Prepare detailed evaluation and progress reports on activities, programs and services in close collaboration with the All of Us University Coordinating Center, National Network Coordinating Office, National Evaluation Office, and other NNLM regions.
  • Contribute through scholarly articles, presentations at professional association meetings, and professional service (e.g., serving on professional panels) surrounding the NNLM All of Us national program.

Required qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in public libraries or with public library staff OR experience with the public health workforce
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating new programs
  • Service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals and consumers in a diverse, multi-cultural community
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel; valid driver’s license at the time of employment
  • Proficiency in software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Web-based applications

Preferred qualifications:

  • Significant project management experience
  • Experience with precision medicine concepts
  • Familiarity with NLM and NNLM programs
  • Extensive health information programming or community health education experience

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by November 10, 2017. Interested applicants should apply using the following link:http://bit.ly/AllofUsUMB.   

MINIMUM SALARY: $53,000, commensurate with experience

BENEFITS: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

ENVIRONMENT:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Ravens Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.

The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track-record of user-centered innovative services and programs.  Fifty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library.  Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation.  The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces. Through the HS/HSL’s website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu), the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services.   The HS/HSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School.  The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s Southeastern/Atlantic Region.

The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7200 faculty and staff members on UMB’s 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB’s professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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Health Professionals & Evaluation Coordinator – National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Baltimore, MD

Health Professionals & Evaluation Coordinator

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA)

Health Sciences and Human Services Library

University of Maryland, Baltimore

The Health Professionals and Evaluation Coordinator oversees development of professional health information topic and training areas and leads the SEA in conducting assessment and evaluation of the regional medical library program.

The Health Professionals & Evaluations Coordinator develops outreach projects (including educational objects, award types, and consulting) to improve information access for health professionals and their intermediaries (for example, medical librarians, educators, and organizations such as AHECS) in the region with special emphasis on services to unaffiliated health professionals, minority health professionals, public health workers, and hospital librarians. This position coordinates an overall outreach plan that takes into consideration the health information needs of health care providers and information professionals. The Coordinator organizes the evaluation of SEA programs, including needs analysis, subaward evaluation, and program improvement and develops and maintains the evaluation education program for the region.

This is a full-time, grant funded, non-tenure and non-permanent status track, faculty position, reporting to the Executive Director of the SEA. The position is one of a team of five librarian-coordinators who work together to facilitate resource sharing, training,and cooperative projects in AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MI, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV.

For more information about NNLM SEA, visit http://nnlm.gov/sea.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as regional needs assessment and evaluation liaison for outreach initiatives
  • Serve as liaison to NNLM Evaluation Office (NEO).
  • Conduct needs assessments and implements training programs
  • Consult with NEO and other NNLM Regions and provide training/consultation on developing and applying effective evaluation techniques for outreach awards
  • Develop educational materials for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA websites particularly in the areas of effective evaluation techniques and access to quality health information for health professionals
  • Serve as primary staff contact and support to the Special Advisory Group on Outreach to Health Professionals
  • Attend NLM teleconferences and provide regular feedback to NLM on problems or concerns of SEA members
  • Participate in the development, evaluation, and testing of NNLM and NLM products and services
  • Cooperate with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices to produce national programming
  • Maintain standards of accessibility for all resources created and maintained. Accessibility must be in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Accept accountability for NLM deliverables, including workshops, exhibiting, presentations, newsletter contributions, web and social media content
  • Lead projects, task forces, and workgroups as needed to accomplish projects
  • Promote and solicit applications for SEA outreach awards; monitor progress and follow-up for awards in progress
  • Provide support and training to Network members using the NLM Outreach Applications and Online Contract Reports Portal

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Project management, strategic planning, and team leadership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals, and consumers in a diverse, multi-cultural community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and evaluation methods
  • Knowledge of PubMed and other NLM resources
  • Experience with health information education and the ability to develop, plan, and conduct workshops and training, interacting confidently with audiences
  • Willingness to travel; valid driver’s license at the time of employment
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of professional and scholarly activities
  • Experience with Moodle and WebEx
  • Familiarity with the MLA CE program and processes for obtaining MLA CE approval
  • Ability to communicate vision and motivate others; willingness to assume leadership roles as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain results from initiating and participating in team efforts
  • Effectiveness in promoting ideas while exhibiting tact and sensitivity; initiating interaction with others; and soliciting feedback from partners
  • Comfort with change, flexibility and the ability to react quickly to program alterations and task modifications

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received byNovember 10, 2017. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/HPECoord.

MINIMUM SALARY: $50,000, commensurate with experience

BENEFITS: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

ENVIRONMENT:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Ravens Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.

The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track-record of user-centered innovative services and programs.  Fifty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library.  Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation.  The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces. Through the HS/HSL’s website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu), the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services.   The HS/HSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School.  The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s Southeastern/Atlantic Region.

The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7200 faculty and staff members on UMB’s 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB’s professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Paid Librarian Internship – The U.S. Government Accountability Office – Washington, DC

The U.S. Government Accountability Office will be offering the following paid librarian internship starting in January 2018:

Applied Research and Methods (ARM) Library Services: Interns will conduct reference and research duties in one or more areas of agency interest, including law, legislative activity/procedures, accounting and finance, economics, education, health service, national defense, natural resources, public policy, transportation, telecommunications.

Interested candidates should apply via USAJobs. We also highly recommend that interested candidates create a USAJobs user account and build a current resume in the system to help ensure a seamless and on-time application.

Applicants also have the option of working full time or part time; part time schedules must be for at least 24 hours a week.  Applicants must be willing to work at the GAO Headquarters office.

For more information and to apply, please go to the appropriate link:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/481789500 [for GS-7 level (1 full academic year of graduate level education completed; or possession of undergraduate degree with Superior Academic Achievement (defined in announcement)]

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/481789200 [for GS-9 level (36 or more semester hours or 54 or more quarter hours of graduate level education completed; or possession of Master’s Degree or Equivalent Graduate Degree)]

This posting closes Friday, October 27 at 11:59 PM ET.

Questions?  Please contact Ebonye Watson at 202-512-5251 or watsone@gao.gov.

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