Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer- The Institute of Reading Development

Summer Teaching Positions Available:

Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer

  • Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $800 per week while teaching.
  • Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
  • Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2018 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or  higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

We hire people who:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Are responsible, hard-working, and have good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students

The Institute teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

We invite you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at: Summer Teaching Positions  

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Motion Picture Preservation Technicians (two positions)- National Archives- College Park, MD

Overview:
• Open & closing dates
12/12/2017 to 12/27/2017

• Salary
$44,941 to $58,428 per year

• Pay scale & grade
GS 7

• Work schedule
Full-Time

• Appointment type
Permanent

Location
2 vacancies in the following location:
• College Park, MD

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

This job is open to
• U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.

Announcement number
JD10096096TBD

Control number
486346000

Duties:
Summary
This position is part of the Motion Picture Lab, National Archives and Records Administration. As a Motion Picture Preservation Technician, you will perform duties associated with preserving motion pictures, film inspection, digitizing original archival motion picture holdings, managing digital surrogates and derivatives, creating technical and administrative metadata, and producing physical media copies.

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government – more than 10 billion of them.

Visit our Employee Gallery at http://www.archives.gov/careers to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

For more information, visit: https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park
Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities
As a Motion Picture Preservation Technician, typical work assignments include:
o Inspecting incoming and permanent motion picture holdings, related to long-term motion preservation and digitization projects.
o Performing film scanning, processing and trans-coding ofn audio and video files.
o Working with a wide range of motion picture records, such as nitrate, acetate, polyester, black-and-white and original and duplicate negatives.
o Creating administrative and technical metadata to document the digitization process.
o Operating various equipment for the purpose of repair and/or motion picture conservation, such as scanners, audio/video digitization systems, and color/correction editing software.
o Using customer service skills to interact with a wide range of NARA personnel (e.g., archivists, managers and specialists).

Travel Required
Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
8

To apply, click here https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486346000

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LIS Student and GLP Juán-Pabló González’s post on Archivist’s Nook

LIS Student and Archives GLP Juán-Pabló González delves into the Brutal Archive and the Brutalist architecture here on campus and further afield in his recent post in the Archivist’s Nook. Read the post here.

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Audio-Video Preservation Specialists – The National Archives Audio-Video Preservation Lab – College Park, MD

The National Archives (NARA) Audio-Video Preservation Lab is hiring two Audio-Video Preservation Specialists.  The application period runs from 12/08/2017 to 12/26/2017.

As an Audio-Video Preservation Specialist in the Office of Records Services – Washington, DC, Special Media Preservation Division, College Park, MD, you will perform duties associated with digitizing original archival audio and video records, managing digital surrogates and derivatives, creating technical/administrative metadata, and producing physical media copies.

Interested applicants should apply through USAJobs:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486164700

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Librarian III – Baltimore County Public Library – Owings Mills, MD

Librarian III – Owings Mills Branch

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces.  We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others.  BCPL circulates over 11 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network.  If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL as a full-time Librarian III.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and on-line resources
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening either for personal pleasure or professional development
  • Assists customers with technology related requests for service including e-reader devices
  • Develops and maintains a portion of the Library’s collection
  • Plans and presents library-related programs and outreach services
  • Serves on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide
  • As needed, serves as Librarian in Charge by handling customer complaints and resolving facilities issues
  • Supports innovation by embracing change, being flexible and anticipating customers’ needs
  • Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes, and effectively solving problems
  • Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships
  • Actively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and sharing knowledge in the workplace

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college. Successful completion of the Library Associates Training Institute (LATI) or an MLS from an ALA accredited school within two years of date of hire
  • Knowledge of public library services and operations gained through one year of service as a  Librarian
  • Knowledge of print, electronic and online information resources
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with customers, community groups and co-workers of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to plan, organize and present a variety of activities and presentations
  • Ability to demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers
  • Must pass post offer criminal background check
  • Existing BCPL Librarian II’s who have completed the probationary period and who have demonstrated commitment can apply with their supervisor’s recommendation.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation and other paid leave, a variety of subsidized health care options, pension eligibility, and other related benefits.  Annualized Salary: $44,023. – $58,967. Commensurate with experience.

To apply:

Send an email to humres@bcpl.net and attach two documents:  1) a completed BCPL employment application which you can find on our website www.bcpl.jobs  and 2) your cover letter and resume as one PDF document. Include your last name in the title of the documents. Indicate the job title Librarian III in the subject line of your email.  

Documents must be received by December 19, 2017. Vacancy #: 2018-063

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Librarian II – Baltimore County Public Library – Owings Mills, MD

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces.  We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others.  BCPL circulates over 11 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network.  If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL as a full-time Librarian II.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and on-line resources
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening either for personal pleasure or professional development
  • Assists customers with technology related requests for service including e-reader devices
  • Develops and maintains a portion of the Library’s collection
  • Plans and presents library-related programs and outreach services
  • Serves on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide
  • As needed, serves as Librarian in Charge by handling customer complaints and resolving facilities issues
  • Supports innovation by embracing change, being flexible and anticipating customers’ needs
  • Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes, and effectively solving problems
  • Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships
  • Actively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and sharing knowledge in the workplace

  Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college. Successful completion of the Library Associates Training Institute (LATI) or an MLS from an ALA accredited school within two years of date of hire
  • Knowledge of public library services and operations
  • Knowledge of print, electronic and online information resources
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with customers, community groups and co-workers of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to plan, organize and present a variety of activities and presentations
  • Ability to demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers
  • Must pass post offer criminal background check

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation and other paid leave, a variety of subsidized health care options, pension eligibility, and other related benefits.  Annualized Salary: $39,914 – 53,506, commensurate with experience.

To apply:

Send an email to humres@bcpl.net and attach two documents:  1) a completed BCPL employment application which you can find on our website www.bcpl.jobs  and 2) your cover letter and resume as one PDF document. Include your last name in the title of the documents. Indicate the job title Librarian II in the subject line of your email.  

Documents must be received by December 19, 2017. Vacancy #: 2018-065

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Content Writers – LAC Group – Remote

LAC Group seeks Content Writers as we are building a team of remote, B2B freelance copywriters and bloggers with experience writing on topics such as: business and legal research, competitive intelligence, knowledge management, library and information services, information management trends and technologies, media curation and archiving, motion picture film preservation, digital asset management, spend management and vendor/supplier management. The position requires consistent availability. Based on work quality and timeliness, we may seek to develop an ongoing relationship.

Working virtually, you will receive assignments to ghostwrite articles about the company’s service areas that appeal to the needs and desires of our target markets. Authorship will be attributed to individual thought leaders within the company and all copyrights will go to LAC Group.

Requirements:

  • Experience working independently to gather supporting information as needed through online research, interviewing subject matter experts (LAC internal or external), and other means.
  • Ability to write solid, grammatically-correct first drafts for minimal revisioning.
  • Natural incorporation of keywords for SEO objectives.
  • Familiarity with Trello and WordPress, a plus.
  • Must provide published writing examples or other content samples.

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

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Catalogers – LAC Federal – Washington, DC

LAC Federal is seeking experienced Catalogers (P/T or F/T) to provide high quality original cataloging for a major Federal Library in the Washington, DC Metro Area.  Work may be done on-site at the government’s facility or virtually.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze materials to appropriately identify access points
  • Create or upgrade BIBCO-level catalog records of English language material in all subject areas that are compliance with RDA standards
  • Assign subject headings using Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Classify material according the Library of Congress Classification system
  • Perform authority control of all headings used in access points
  • Create or update name authority records in the LC/NACO Name Authority File
  • Make recommendations regarding new Library of Congress Subject Headings

Qualifications for Cataloger 1:

  • MLS or MLIS from an accredited institution
  • Expert knowledge of RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging monographic materials
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows
  • Familiarity with OCLC’s Connexion, Cataloger’s Desktop and the RDA Toolkit
  • Knowledge of NACO procedures
  • Strong computer & analytical skills
  • Excellent command of English
  • High attention to detail

Qualifications for Cataloger 2: (In addition to Cataloger 1 qualification must have the below)

  • Demonstrated history of BIBCO level cataloging
  • Extensive experience with P-PT classification tables
  • Ability to interpret and follow all RDA, PCC, and LC cataloging standards
  • Strong computer skills related to downloading, installing and using specialized software from OCLC and LC
  • Understanding of item based workflow and requirement to create high level bibliographic and/or NACO records in a minimal amount of time

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/h1WxQb

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Metadata Coordinator – American University – Washington, DC

Position Title: Metadata Coordinator (14416)

Position Number: 14416

Open Date: 12/5/2017

Salary Range: $22.81 – $25.14/hr

To Apply: https://jobs.american.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7010

Description:

The Metadata Coordinator, in conjunction with the Resource Description Librarian, is responsible for working with counterparts across the WRLC consortium in the development and implementation of local measures for managing and maintaining shared bibliographic records according to joint WRLC Metadata Committee standards. This position serves as the primary library liaison to campus partner collections, connecting them with library services, which make their resources discoverable to the wider university community. The Coordinator works with Archives and Special Collections to plan and carry out targeted data cleanup and enhancement projects for digital collections and coordinates the Resource Description unit’s contributions. This position creates and analyzes sets of records and other metadata according to select criteria as part of targeted metadata/catalog clean up, enhancement, and other analytics projects. Additionally, this position contributes to general copy-cataloging as well as special projects, such as inventory or move-to-storage.

Educational Requirements: Masters of Library Science is required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of library experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience in a related position that demonstrates the necessary skills and abilities for the position including supervisory and/or project leadership experience
  • Experience with analyzing, creating, enhancing, and transforming MARC and non-MARC metadata in both Integrated Library System (ILS) and non-ILS platforms
  • Experience using OCLC Connexion, OCLC WorldShare Management System, digital repository platforms, and integrated library systems
  • Advanced, extensive knowledge of technical rules and standards for national cataloging rules and standards, including MARC21 standards (Machine Readable Cataloging), International Standard Bibliographic Description, and structure and coding of both local and national cataloging systems
  • Knowledge of Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2), Resource Description and Access (RDA), and Program for Cooperative Cataloging/Library of Congress Policy Statements (PCC-PS’s). Experience with controlled vocabularies including Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), Library of Congress Name Authority Cooperative (NACO), and Virtual International Authority File (VIAF). Knowledge of Dublin Core, Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS), and other metadata standards as well as knowledge of bibliographic record editing tools, including MARCEdit (a metadata editing software suite) and global data change processes in an integrated library system environment
  • Knowledge of report creation techniques in an ILS environment
  • Knowledge of metadata creation, maintenance, and transformation
  • Familiarity with unique identifiers used in scholarly communication including DOIs and ORCIDS
  • Experience cataloging at least one non-print format such as music, electronic resources, and/or media
  • Knowledge of emerging cataloging and metadata principles and trends including BIBFRAME or Schema.org (markup website content to be recognized by search engine spiders and other parsers)
  • Excellent organizational skills, analytical thinking, and problem solving skills, with the ability to resolve conflicts and communicate effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task, including the ability to reprioritize tasks to resolve urgent issues that arise
  • Sound judgement with the ability to use discretion in making evaluative judgements
  • Demonstrated initiative and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently, develop, plan, and implement short and long-term goals, and complete projects by deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate on many different levels and resolve problems
  • Advanced computer skills, experience with Microsoft Excel and Access, and the ability to adapt to constantly changing procedures and computer systems
  • Ability to sit at a desk and/or computer for extended hours, read computer screens, and use computer keyboards
  • Physical demands of the job include a great deal of sitting, typing, mousing, standing, walking, and lifting and occasionally shifting books or other media
  • Vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus, as well as reading from printed materials and computer screens, generally switching from one to the other within short periods of time
  • Flexibility in adapting to constantly-changing organization, technology, and work procedures

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with one or more of the following: XML, XSLT, RDF, OpenRefine, Oxygen XML Editor
  • Familiarity with at least one foreign language
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Director of Information Technology Services- University of Maryland, Baltimore County- Baltimore, MD

The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks an individual to provide vision, leadership and strategic direction for a wide range of digital systems and services including new technology and library legacy technologies.  The position is responsible for ensuring quality and reliable delivery of library technology systems and services and should encourage exploration in support of teaching, research, learning and collaboration for current and a new generation of library users.  The position works closely with the UMBC Division of Information Technology, library and university personnel.  The incumbent, as an Associate Director of the Kuhn Library & Gallery, will be part of the Library Executive Committee and have a voice in developing library policy for the 21st Century.  The position reports to the Library Director.

Responsibilities: 

  • Develops a technology plan that builds on the University’s and Library’s strategic plans to address new opportunities and pursue possibilities of adapting and applying technology solutions.
  • Participates in library planning; serves on library-wide and university committees and task forces including the Library Executive Council.
  • Works in partnership with the campus Division of Information Technology for discovery, planning and implementation of new technology.
  • Leads the library’s investigation and implementation of emerging technology to better serve the campus.
  • Keeps current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and costs.
  • Provides leadership in coordinating and defining technology requirements for library-wide projects and initiatives.
  • Oversees Library Information Technology Services composed of library faculty and staff and student employees and works with other areas of the library and university that are affiliated with technology.
  • In partnership with the Division of Information Technology insures that library systems and computing are robust and operational.

 

Requirements: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree.

Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in IT-related project management in one or more of the following in an academic library setting:

  • Database developmen
  • Network engineering
  • Hardware and software upgrades to mission critical applications
  • Application development

Experience with library technologies and technology planning and demonstrated knowledge of current technology trends.

  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Evidence of leadership and management ability.

Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to communicate clearly, knowledgeably and personably both orally and in writing.

Salary and Benefits:  Position is a 12-month library faculty appointment at anticipated rank of Librarian II.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.  Minimum salary: $85,000 -$95,000 comprehensive benefits.  The expected candidate will be expected to meet library and university requirements for reappointment, promotion, and permanent status.

Applications:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For best consideration, please respond by January 31, 2018. Send letter of application addressing position requirements, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to:  Patrick J. Dawson, Director of the Library 353, UMBC 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD  21250 or AOK@umbc.edu.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 

To apply, go to http://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/492586/director-of-information-technology-services-librarian-ii 

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