LIS Re-Accreditation Celebration, September 16

Sept. 16 receptionDepartment Chair Young Choi cordially invites you to join her at Busboys and Poets for a reception celebrating the re-accreditation of the LIS program.

Come mingle with alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of CUA Library and Information Science. Drinks and tasty hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Friday, September 16, 2016
5:30 – 7:00 PM

Busboys & Poets
625 Monroe St. NE
Washington, D.C. 20017

Please R.s.v.p. by Monday, September 12, 2016

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Digital Projects Librarian: Univ. of MD, College Park

Digital Projects Librarian
<http://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/45346> in Digital Systems and Stewardship
Division’s Digital Conversion and Media Reformatting (DCMR) department.

The closing date for applications is Sunday, September 25th.

The search committee encourages applications from anyone interested and
requests your assistance in sharing this opening with anyone who may be
qualified and interested.

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Part-time Law firm Library clerk

The law firm of Davis & Harman LLP seeks a part-time Law Library clerk to organize physical and electronic resources, and assist attorneys when needed. The position requires approximately four hours a week /eight hours every two weeks. The scheduling is flexible, but assistance is needed at least every two weeks.  The position reports to the Firm Administrator and partner in charge of the firm’s library committee. 

Essential functions needed in the Library:

  • Accurately and efficiently process books, including, ordering, cataloging (Library of Congress), labeling, shelving, and filing.
  • Work with the library’s integrated library system to check in serials and monographs, control record quality, perform inventories, and run reports.
  • Keep the library collections up-to-date and orderly.
  • Perform and track inter library loan requests.
  • Perform research and reference services on an as-needed basis. 
  • Perform data entry and maintain library databases.
  • Complete on-going library projects.

If interested, please contact: 

Wendy J. Pierce Firm Administrator wjpierce@davis-harman.com 

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Head of Technical Services

Vacancy Announcement

POSITION:                                           Head of Technical Services

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:                    1

Full-time

DEPARTMENT:                                    Senate Library

SALARY RANGE:                                  $81,415 – $126,194

CONTACT:                                           Applications for the position must be submitted online; see the link below.

If you need an accommodation to submit an application for this position, please contact Human Resources at 202-224-3625 or stop by the Human Resources office at SH-231B Hart Senate Office Building

FEDERAL RELAY SERVICE:                   Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the Federal Relay Service at 1 (800) 877-8339 TTY

POSTING DATE:                                   August 12, 2016

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:          Open until filled

REQUIREMENTS:                                 Please see the full vacancy announcement and position description.

Interview and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

The online application link can be found below the posting for the open position under the Secretary of the Senate Office of Human Resources section of the Employment page on Senate.gov – http://www.senate.gov/employment.

All applicants must complete and submit the online Secretary of the Senate Application for Employment together with a cover letter and current resume to the Human Resources Department at the link listed above.  If claiming a veterans’ preference, an applicant must indicate that he/she is preference eligible on the application or resume, complete the Application for Veterans’ Preference portion of the online application, and submit the supporting documentation specified on that form. Qualified candidates will be contacted if selected for an interview.  Do NOT mail.    No phone calls please.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE:   To be eligible for a veterans’ preference, applicants must meet all of the requirements set forth in the VEOA and applicable regulations. The eligibility requirements are summarized in the Application for Veterans’ Preference portion of the online application which may be obtained by visiting: http://www.senate.gov/empoyment/resources/pdf/SOS_VeteransPreference.pdf. If the Office of the Secretary of the Senate does not receive the Application for Veterans’ Preference and supporting documentation by the closing date, the applicant’s claim for a veterans’ preference may be denied. Applicants may obtain a copy of the Office’s Veteran’s Preference policy by submitting a written request to vets@sec.senate.gov.

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Librarian Supervisor I, Regional Information Center

Job Title: Librarian Supervisor I, Regional Information Center
Opening Date/Time:   Tue. 08/23/16 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Salary: $62,000.00/Year
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Regional Information Center at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Department: Regional Information Ctr

The Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center, a free public library system that serves the citizens of Baltimore and the State of Maryland is seeking a seasoned, professional Library Supervisor to work at an offsite location in the offices of The Baltimore Metropolitan Council. The Library Supervisor I will work under the direction and supervision of the State Library Resource Center Chief and the Executive Director of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. 

The Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) is a quasi-governmental, non-profit planning entity in the Baltimore Region. The organization’s primary function is to support the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) and its regional transportation planning activities. The Library Supervisor will work as an information resource for the staff of BMC as well as the general public. A significant part of this position’s responsibilities is serving as BMC’s webmaster.

 Summary of Duties:
The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring department.

The Library Supervisor position requires the ability to efficiently communicate both written and verbal information, effectively identify and manage competing and shifting priorities, anticipate, understand, and respond to clients’ needs, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to arrive at logical judgments and determinations.
The Library Supervisor I:

Serves as BMC’s webmaster to update content, troubleshoot problems, make recommendations for changes.

Trains staff and create training documentation, provide and interpret analytics information, interface with related companies, and create and edit graphics.

Answers reference questions relevant to the Regional Information Center’s collections, with an emphasis on demographic and economic statistical information and transportation planning using on-site collections, internal databases, and Internet resources.

Develops and maintains collections of print and non-print materials of the Regional Information Center, ordering and adding new materials as needed, cataloging and processing as needed.

Uses specialized GIS software to develop customized demographic profiles for BMC staff and local government agencies as well as external customers.

Manages public use of BMC’s online building permit data system, including user training, subscription management and various reporting functions.

Prepares reports and monitors statistics.

Performs related duties as required.

 Minimum Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required. A minimum of (3) three years of demonstrated successful public library experience including reference and administrative work, CMS experience required

Desired Qualifications

Experience using GIS software and special library experience desirable.   Joomla experience preferable. Marina/Relais, and using Google Analytics recommended.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong reference research and communication skills, knowledge of how to find specific Census survey data. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with web searching, MS Office products (including Access and Excel), and web site content management software.  Familiarity with Maryland’s interlibrary loan software. 

 Supplemental Information:
Drug & Alcohol Testing
Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing.

Position of Trust

Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of and successfully complete a criminal conviction check.

Enoch Pratt Free Central Library Renovation

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is excited to announce a major renovation of the Central library slated to begin in 2015. The Central library will remain open throughout the renovation and continue to provide full patron services.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.prattlibrary.org/CentralRenovation/

This position is Open Until Filled

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Librarian II, SLRC

Job Title: Librarian II, SLRC
Opening Date/Time:   Fri. 08/12/16 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time:   Mon. 08/29/16 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $44,858.00 – $54,520.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Department: SLRC

 

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is searching for qualified and experienced Librarians to fill several Librarian II positions for the State Library Resource Center (SLRC) Division. The departments currently in need are African American, Fine Arts, Humanities, and Maryland.

This is an intermediate level position that requires a commitment to public service and an awareness of the information needs of a large, urban, public library system. Included in this position is the opportunity to serve on Library committees, attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops.

The Librarian II reports directly to the department manager.

 Summary of Duties:
The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring department.

Develop, plan, and present programs and activities in a specialized subject for Library customers and staff in Maryland libraries.

Evaluate and recommend selection of either general or subject/age specialized materials. Provide research, reference, and reader’s advisory assistance for walk-in, telephone, or electronic customers or referral to the appropriate departments or collections.

Assist library computer customers, teaching basic computer and internet research skills.

Interpret library rules and policies for customers.

Collection maintenance, recommending discards of obsolete or damaged books and materials.

Serve as the assistant to the department manager; serve as manager in the absence of the department manager. Supervise and evaluate performance of support staff. Recommend disciplinary action as necessary.

Monitor the collection of activity data and assist in the formulation of weekly, monthly, and annual reports.
Participate in continuing education activities as required and in maintenance of state librarian certification activities.
Perform related duties as assigned.
 Minimum Qualifications:
MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited college or university. Two years librarian experience. Intermediate automated library systems, electronic databases and internet research skills. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills. Comfort with planning and executing training and public speaking.

Desired Qualifications:

Two years public librarian experience. One year library supervisory experience. A subject interest or specialty.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of library science principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of a subject or age-level specialized topic. Excellent Internet and electronic research skills. Excellent library customer service skills. Ability to provide specialized research information to library customers. Ability to assign, review, and correct work of support library and office staff. Ability to work in a library team setting and maintain effective working relationships with library staff and management, library customers, and the general public. Ability to work a public service schedule that includes evening, Saturday and Sunday hours. Microsoft Office and database skills.
 Supplemental Information:
Drug & Alcohol Testing 
Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing.

Position of Trust

Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of and successfully complete a criminal conviction check.

Enoch Pratt Free Central Library Renovation

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is excited to announce a major renovation of the Central library to begin in 2015. The Central library will remain open throughout the renovation and continue to provide full patron services.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.prattlibrary.org/CentralRenovation/

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Librarian II, Serials Unit

Opening Date/Time:
  Wed. 08/24/16 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time:
  Fri. 09/16/16 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary:
$44,858.00 – $54,520.00 Annually
Job Type:
Full-Time
Location:
Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Department:
Serials Unit
The Pratt Library is accepting applications for a Librarian II for the Collections and Access Services Division in the Serials Unit.
The Serials Librarian manages magazine and journal subscriptions in all formats for the Enoch Pratt Free Library system, which consists of a Central Library, 22 branches, and 2 bookmobiles.  The position is based in the Collection Management Department and reports to the Manager of the Technical Services Unit.  The Central Library serves as the State Library Resource Center (SLRC) as well as the downtown branch of the Pratt Library, and the selection of resources reflects and supports the mission of both.
 Summary of Duties:
The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring department/division.
Manages a collection of approximately 2,200 active subscriptions for print, electronic and microform serials.

Oversees the creation and maintenance of serials check-in records using the Serials Control module of the SirsiDynix ILS.

Serves as the liaison to serials vendor(s), evaluating and monitoring performance and recommending changes as needed.

 

Supervises the claiming of overdue serials and the processing of invoices and renewals.

 

Creates bibliographic records for serials titles and maintains holdings in the library’s online catalog and A-Z list.

 

Supervises one support staff member in the day-to-day operations of the Serials Unit, including training, mentoring, goal setting, and evaluation.

 

Works closely with the Periodicals Librarian and Branch Managers to ensure timely ordering and fulfillment of subscriptions to multiple locations.

 

Participates in departmental planning and goal setting and recommends strategies, policies, and procedures to improve serials acquisition, delivery, promotion, and usage.

 

Maintains skills and knowledge through continuing education opportunities and participation in local, regional, and/or national professional activities.
 Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. One year of library experience (Serials and/or Cataloging preferred). Knowledge of current trends in serials publishing and acquisition
Desired Qualifications
Supervisory experience.  Familiarity with subscription management systems (EBSCONET, ProQuest 360 Core). Familiarity with MARC records and Integrated Library Systems (SirsiDynix preferred). Experience in a public library and/or urban setting serving a diverse user population.  Genuine curiosity and a commitment to lifelong learning
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, etc.). Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for existing & emerging technologies. Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, verbally and in writing, with customers and colleagues. Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
 Supplemental Information:
Drug & Alcohol Testing
Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing.
Position of Trust
Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of and successfully complete a criminal conviction check.
Enoch Pratt Free Central Library Renovation
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is excited to announce a major renovation of the Central library slated to begin in 2015. The Central library will remain open throughout the renovation and continue to provide full patron services.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.prattlibrary.org/CentralRenovation/
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LIS New Student Orientation & Alumni Picnic

New students will meet alumni, faculty and other students at the LIS Alumni Picnic during the New Student Orientation!

Saturday, August 27, 2016
1-2 p.m.
Law School Cafe & Terrace (ground floor of the Law School)
3600 John McCormack Dr NE

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Access Services and Outreach Librarian

Access Services and Outreach Librarian University of Mary Washington Libraries Fredericksburg, Virginia Closing: 09/23/2016

The UMW Libraries are committed to creating an environment where students, faculty, and staff share in the creation and exploration of knowledge in the development of their academic and professional interests and in practicing the habits of mind necessary for life-long learning.

The Access Services and Outreach Librarian supervises staff in the access services unit and coordinates the use of student assistants in circulation and interlibrary loan. The librarian also coordinates the Libraries’ outreach and marketing efforts. Responsibilities include: coordinating policies and procedures for public services for the UMW Libraries, communicating and interpreting library policies to faculty, staff, and students, and establishing workflow and quality control measures in the Access Services units. The Access Services Librarian is responsible for services in Simpson Library throughout its hours of operation and coordinates with appropriate personnel regarding library security.

Required Education

  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s program (MLS/MLIS).

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated experience with an integrated library system.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability and experience to manage a team of staff and students effectively.
  • Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with the the Alma and Primo systems from Ex Libris.
  • Experience with student training and oversight.
  • Excellent command of LC classification.
  • Strong understanding of data collection and use for decision-making purposes.
  • Experience promoting library services to students and faculty.

Salary commensurate with experience, $50,000 – $54,000

The University of Mary Washington seeks to enrich its academic environment by continuing to provide equal educational and employment opportunities. We actively encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

For more details, apply.

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Assistant Librarian

CAPITOL TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY
Position Description:
Assistant Librarian
Full-time 12-month, Exempt Position
POSITION SUMMARY
Capitol Technology University, a nonprofit university located in Laurel, Maryland seeks an Assistant Librarian to assist in running the University Library.  Personal initiative, problem-solving skills, and a strong belief in customer service are required.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
• Be creative and service oriented with the diverse faculty, staff and student body
• Keep statistical records necessary for reports requested by the U.S. Office of Education, State Agencies and Accrediting bodies.
• Partner with the Library Director developing, evaluating and providing instruction to first-year students in obtaining information literacy skills
• Update the website and portal with current and relevant information about events, changes to hours, library services, etc.
• Responsible for checking and responding to emails
• Assist with all research questions and search requests
• Keep track of technical services accounts/invoicing and changes in service
• Regularly work within EOSinternational, the library’s OPAC to ensure:
 records are up to date, new items are processed and added to the collection (see cataloging manual)
 over-dues are run every week
 the static date is refreshed each semester
 graduates are tracked prior to commencement to ensure all items are returned and fines paid, otherwise ID students to Registrar for a hold
 when URLS are all updated , ensure all links are checked on website and portal
• Supervise and assign duties of the cataloging student aide
• Turn It In –create accounts for professors as the administrator and provide links to the tutorials on TII’s website
• Contribute to the school’s social media outreach
• Support program development
 Schedule
 Ensure all flyers and notices for programs are advertised on social media as well as traditional forms
 Evaluate
• Suggest items and resources for collection development
• Write briefs as requested by director highlighting new additions; possible research into new additions
• Lead monthly Book Club
POSITION SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or related fields
• Experience with developing and posting Web content
• Supervisory and scheduling experience with student workers
• One to two years reference and instruction experience
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently, within a team environment, and with diverse groups
• Experience with Drupal coding preferred
APPLICATION PROCESS
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@captechu.edu with the job title in the subject line. You may also apply online at www.captechu.edu.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Capitol Technology University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. As stated in our Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policy, as part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Capitol Technology University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.
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