Society of American Archivists- Women Archivists Section Salary Survey Project Assistant (paid)- Chicago, IL

Description: The Women Archivists Section (WArS) of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) is in need of a short-term paid project assistant to assist with data analysis of a new employment survey of SAA members. The project assistant will help collect, sort, and perform preliminary analysis of survey data. The project assistant will work under the direct supervision of the WArS co-chairs and in collaboration with the WArS steering committee and the SAA staff.

Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience necessary to perform the work; experience with survey instruments (such as SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics), analyzing qualitative data, and preparing survey data reports; general knowledge and basic application and use of concepts, theories, and terminology in the social and behavioral sciences. Must be an SAA member.

Preferred Education and Experience: Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences *or* equivalent combination of training and experience necessary to perform the work; experience designing, implementing, and analyzing qualitative surveys; advanced experience with data analytics.

Stipend: $1,800

Term: 60 hours maximum (to be completed by July 1)

Please forward a résumé and cover letter to women.archivists.roundtable@gmail.com by May 9, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Stacie Williams at smariwilliams1979@gmail.com or Bethany Anderson at bgandrsn@gmail.com.

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Assistant Archivist- Glenstone Museum- Potomac, Maryland

TITLE

Assistant Archivist

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Glenstone is an art museum located on more than 200 acres of rolling hills and unspoiled woodland in Potomac, Maryland. Conceived by founders Mitchell and Emily Rales on their deeply held belief that art is essential to life, it has already become one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. In addition to the current museum, when its new museum building opens to the public in 2018, Glenstone will become the largest private museum in America welcoming 100,000 visitors every year free of charge. By thoughtfully integrating the power of art, the energy of architecture and the serenity of landscape, Glenstone is both a distinctive idea and a unique place.

Glenstone is proud to foster a professional environment in which people can do interesting, fulfilling and enjoyable work. Not only do its founders develop and oversee all acquisitions and exhibitions, but Emily Rales also serves as director of the Museum and curator of the collection. This provides all associates an unusually high degree of access and interaction with the spirit and vision of Glenstone. To work at Glenstone is to be a part of something bigger, something more meaningful, and something truly special. It is a chance to do a job to the highest standard, with the resources and support available to a founder-led and endowed organization. It is an invitation to be engaged, challenged and stimulated, to help fulfill a powerful mission, and to contribute to a noble purpose.

We are incredibly proud of what Glenstone offers to those who create, appreciate, study, and otherwise participate in the world of art; and we are equally proud of what Glenstone offers to those who choose to join us in doing so. There is no better time than now to become a part of Glenstone.

DESCRIPTION Position Overview

Reporting to the Chief Archivist/Librarian, the Assistant Archivist will serve as part of a dynamic team in managing and preserving Glenstone’s archival assets. The Assistant Archivist will work in collaboration with the Library and Archives team to ensure long-term access to the institutional records.

Desired Attributes & Characteristics

The ideal candidate will possess flexibility, excellent communication skills, will be a problem solver, and be personally and professionally motivated by collaborating with a variety of associates. Desired characteristics also include a strong work ethic, as well as an attention to detail, and focus on deadlines. In addition, we are looking for someone that can embrace Glenstone’s core value of ‘continuous improvement’ through an interest in professional development to advance their knowledge and expertise to surpass our previous best efforts.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the establishment, implementation, and regular evaluation of policies regarding the accessioning, processing, and preservation of archival content in accordance with best professional practices
  • Manage the ingestion, storage, and access of digital assets, including professional video and high-resolution photography
  • Coordinate the use of archival content through a variety of mission-critical workflows, such as rights and reproduction, video production, staff research, and communications
  • Maintain statistics on outreach activities, reference requests, project work, storage conditions, and the overall growth of the archives
  • Assist in the formulation and administration of an institution-wide records management program to encompass both physical and digital records
  • Supervise interns and project workers
  • Respond to reference requests from Glenstone associates

Required Skills & Experience

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science with a concentration in archives and Records Management, Digital Curation, or related discipline.
  • Familiarity with professional metadata schema and content standards concerning the management of archival collections and digital assets, such as DACS, Dublin Core, PBCore, VRA Core, EXIF, IPTC, XMP, and PREMIS
  • Demonstrated experience writing, implementing, and assessing policies and workflows concerning the management of physical and digital collections
  • Strong technical ability to learn new software, evaluate information systems, and implement innovative strategies for preserving and cataloging archival content
  • Strong interpersonal and proactive ability to advocate archival policies, ensure compliance with best practices, and liaise with diverse stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of modern art and architecture and/or background in museum archives
  • Experience with CollectiveAccess, or similar collections management system, for the management of archival collections and digital assets
  • Experience processing and cataloging specialized formats, including architectural records, audiovisual tapes, and ephemera
  • Experience supervising interns and/or student workers
  • Knowledge of professional video production and photography practices
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly Adobe Premiere, Adobe Bridge, and Adobe Photoshop

Salary & Benefits

Associates are crucial to achieving Glenstone’s mission and we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We also provide a total benefits package that helps you manage your health, protect your income, and prepare for your future. To promote collaboration and show appreciation to associates, Glenstone provides a weekly staff lunch, on-site health and wellness classes and volunteer opportunities.

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; life, long-term and short-term disability and AD&D insurance, a Flexible Spending Account (FSA); a 401(k) retirement account with a matching contribution; an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and tuition reimbursement.

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time
SEASONAL
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Non-Exempt
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Discovery Librarian – University of Maryland at College Park Libraries – College Park, MD

University of Maryland at College Park Libraries is looking for a Discovery
Librarian.

Under the direction of the Discovery and Metadata Services Department Head, the Discovery Librarian has a significant role in the management and development of the Libraries’ discovery environments. The incumbent will improve discovery of and access to the Libraries’ digital and print collections though a wide array of activities, including metadata analysis, configuration, enhancement, and maintenance. S/He will represent the department as a member of the Libraries’ Discovery Group, collaborating across divisions and departments in order to help cultivate a seamless discovery experience for staff and users.

*Nature of Work*

Under the direction of the Discovery and Metadata Services Department Head, the Discovery Librarian has a significant role in the management and development of the Libraries’ discovery environments. The incumbent will improve discovery of and access to the Libraries’ digital and print collections though a wide array of activities, including metadata analysis, configuration, enhancement, and maintenance. S/He will represent the
department as a member of the Libraries’ Discovery Group, collaborating across divisions and departments in order to help cultivate a seamless discovery experience for staff and users.

*Duties and Responsibilities*
● (40%) Collaborates with stakeholders to develop, configure, enhance, and maintain the Libraries’ discovery environments and their supporting systems, including WorldCat Discovery, WorldCat knowledge base, and WorldCat Link Resolver.
● (25%) Participates in metadata analysis, remediation, and normalization projects across discovery tools and platforms, optimizing collections for accessibility and discoverability. Partners with stakeholders to implement innovative approaches and workflows to support bibliographic control, metadata remediation, and solutions for managing authorities and identifiers across library discovery systems.
● (10%) Partners with library staff to employ formal usability testing methods and data analysis to assess the effectiveness of services and technologies. Participates in assessment activities, to include collecting, maintaining, analyzing, and reporting on data generated by discovery systems.
● (10%) Maintains knowledge of emerging trends and issues in discovery, metadata, and user behavior that have potential for enhancing access to resources and services for users through participation in regional and national meetings and electronic communication. Evaluates potential new services and technologies and suggests policy and procedural changes that improve access or efficiency.
● (10%) Participates in UMD Libraries and Divisional activities, professional service, and scholarly/creative activities.
● (5%) Performs other duties as assigned. Physical Demands: Normal office environment.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None

*Qualifications and Experience *
Education: Required Master’s degree in library science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association or similar credentials.

Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of Library content discovery applications and systems.
  • Familiarity a variety of metadata and content-based standards and authorities such as DublinCore, MARC, DACS, PREMIS, and LCNAF. Familiarity with a range of metadata formats, such as XML, RDF, JSON, and KBART.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a congenial team environment and to interact effectively with a broad variety of staff within and outside of Collection Services.
  • Potential for meeting the standards required for achieving permanent status.
  • Preferred Experience with Library content discovery applications and systems such as WorldCat Discovery. Experience with of a variety of metadata and content-based standards and authorities such as DublinCore, MARC, DACS, PREMIS, and LCNAF. Demonstrated experience with a range of metadata formats, including XML, RDF, JSON, and KBART. Familiarity with at least one programming language. Knowledge of data remediation and normalization concepts and tools

    If interested please see the job posting at
    https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/50757

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Corporate and Family Archivist – Stonehavens – Potomac, MD

Job Description: Stonehavens seeks a qualified individual to assist in the identification, inventory creation, organization, and ultimate transfer of corporate and personal family records to identified archives.  

Salary and Work Schedule: $16 per hour, 10-15 hours a week. Schedule flexible to accommodate school schedule if currently a student, with limited work from home hours, with approval. Hours of business generally between 10am to 4pm.

Job Location: Work site is in Potomac, Maryland. Metro and bus services are available.

Key Responsibilities: Working under the supervision of a member of the family office, the Archivist will inventory and arrange records identified for long-term storage in the family archives. Archivist will create necessary inventory and description to accompany the records.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Currently pursuing an ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science, or recent graduate in same program
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in History, or Museum Studies, with an emphasis in Archives
  • Experience in planning projects, executing plans effectively, and meeting deadline
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications, such as Word, and Excel
  • Strong and communication skills, orally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing a variety of record types, including: corporate records, personal papers, photographs, photo albums, correspondence, and ephemera  
  • Familiarity with recognizing and handling confidential information: social security numbers, phone numbers, etc.
  • Experience in donor relations

Application Process: Submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references electronically to Scott Brannan: Scott@stonehavens.net

Date Posted: April 26, 2017

Application Deadline: May 12, 2017

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Internship – Department of the Interior – Washington, DC

Offered By:  Department of the Interior, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance

Job Location:  Washington, DC

Salary:   Unpaid

Job Description: 

The intern would serve the Department and offices under the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy and International Affairs during the summer semester.  The assignment would require the intern to research and develop a plan to standardize a method to organize, structure and manage electronic records for six offices under the Deputy Assistant Secretary.  The intern will collaborate with the Office of the Chief Information Office (OCIO) and office records staff in researching proper electronic record keeping.  The intern may be involved in the implementation of the approved plan.  

Application Instructions: 

Interested applicants should send their resumes to William Lodder, Environmental Cleanup and Liability Management Team Leader, at william_lodder@ios.doi.gov, 202-208-6128. For more information about our office, check out https://www.doi.gov/oepc/ or http://www.doi.gov/greening/index.cfm.  As with all federal agencies, accepted interns will need to have a standard background check completed before they can begin work at the agency.

Degree Status:  Current Student working on Masters of Library Sciences Program

Experience Required:  No

Contact Information:   William Lodder, ECLM Team Leader, william_lodder@ios.doi.gov 202-208-6128

Type of Internship: Federal Executive Branch

Comments: 

The Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance (OEPC), part of the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior, located in Washington, D.C., is currently accepting applications for an intern position during the summer semester.

Mission: Provide leadership on a national and regional level for environmental policies and compliance for the nation’s premier resource management and conservation agency which oversees activities on approximately one fifth of the land in the United States.

Vision:   Be the Department’s unifying and lead voice for a wide range of environmental issues. Ensure environmental stewardship and sustainability through compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), executive orders, regulations, and reporting requirements. Manage the Department’s funding program for long-term cleanups of hazardous materials on Interior’s lands. Oversee the Department’s activities to protect and recover natural and cultural resources and historic properties during emergency response actions.

OEPC accomplishes its objectives through the work of four headquarter teams in Washington, DC, and eight regional offices throughout the nation. OEPC provides guidance and technical advice to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Assistant Secretary-Policy, Management and Budget, Deputy Assistant Secretary – Policy and International Affairs, and other senior Departmental officials. OEPC works with bureau counterparts, other Departmental offices, and other federal agencies to ensure consistency in the Department’s environmental policies and guidance.

Link: https://www.doi.gov/oepc/

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Executive Director – Citizens for Maryland Libraries – White Marsh, MD

On behalf of the Board of Citizens for Maryland Libraries (CML), please share widely this call for applications for the position of Executive Director, Citizens for Maryland Libraries.  The first consideration will be given to applications received by May 8, 2017.

CML promotes enhanced library service for all Maryland libraries.

The Executive Director will support the work and mission of CML. Run day to day operations and further the work of the organization. Includes management, planning, marketing, membership and administrative work.

CML is looking for a person with strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people, organizational and administrative skills, passion for library excellence, organizational and administrative skills.

Required: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred: Experience with public libraries, experience working with volunteer board

This position is part time, approximately 25 hours a month and includes Saturday board meetings. The pay is $30.00 per hour, no benefits.

Visit https://citizensformarylandlibraries.org for more information.  Find direct links to the Job Announcement and Job Description at:

https://citizensformarylandlibraries.org/resources/Documents/EDjobannouncement.pdf

https://citizensformarylandlibraries.org/resources/Documents/EDjobdescription.pdf

 

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to CMLEDsearch@gmail.com. Deadline May 8, 2017. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by the deadline.

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Library Team Lead- LAC Federal- Washington, D.C.

LAC Federal seeks a dynamic and experienced Library Team Lead to join a contract supporting the knowledge repository of a well-known governmental organization focused on international development located in Washington, D.C.  The repository supports the full spectrum of the organization’s knowledge needs with a library, self-directed learning center, publications archive, technical reports, and evaluations, research staff and knowledge management services.

This position will supervise contract personnel in the library, provide outreach to all internal bureaus, and provide reference services.  These services are integral to providing agency staff, contractors, other agencies, and the public with access to information.  This individual will work onsite, be responsible for scheduling, ensuring overall quality control of work, and delivering timely services performed by library employees.  This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, fully benefited position and is an excellent opportunity for an information professional with library management experience. You MUST be a US Citizen in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all aspects of the library, including maintenance of the integrated library system (ILS), cataloging and processing materials, interlibrary loan operations, collection development, and weeding the collection.
  • Manage acquisitions and at the direction of the government, place orders for selected library resources from specified vendors. Oversee organization of library resources, including print materials, subscriptions to e-journals, commercial databases and library software; approve invoices for these purchases, as well as interlibrary loans. Evaluate new e-resources and negotiate contracts with external vendors.
  • Hire, train and manage Library and Learning Resources Center staff; conduct annual performance reviews in a timely manner.  Provide administrative direction for all LAC employees on the contract and approve time sheets.
  • Plan and manage projects, including software implementation, needs assessments, database launches, strategic planning exercises, and special events.
  • Support division and project strategic planning for the library and Self-Directed Learning Center.  Plan and oversee the implementation of all changes.
  • Plan and manage projects, including special events, software implementation, customer surveys, and e-resource launches and report weekly on progress.
  • Continually monitor and report on performance and progress using metrics for usage, demand, quality, and impact of library services.
  • Lead outreach initiatives to promote the use of library services, such as new employee orientations, office presentations, and personalized consultations. Update library promotional materials and request forms.
  • Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the areas of foreign assistance and economic development, as well as trends in library and information science and related technology.
  • Provide ready reference, research and information discovery services for Agency staff and partners, manage collection development and maintenance, and maintain electronic resources and Library supported web sites.
  • Respond to reference questions about KSC services, the Agency, and international development topics through regular duty at the reference desk and by responding to virtual information requests using a wide variety of databases including Nexis, EBSCO, Business Monitor Online, World Bank e-Library and others.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association;
  • 10 years of library management experience, including supervisory experience; project management experience;
  • Demonstrate a broad cross-section of library science expertise and have a proven record of success in applying skills and expertise in a major library setting, particularly within the federal government;
  •  Ability to recommend items for withdrawal, or new library resources to update the collection or fill knowledge gaps within the collection as needed;
  • Experience in the use of library related information technology; ILS, Google and MS Office applications; web-based content management systems; mobile and e-Reader technologies
  • Ability to work in a team environment with federal staff, contractors as well as independently;
  • Knowledge of international development and foreign assistance programs and familiarity with print materials, e-resources and websites in the international development field.
  • Demonstrated skills in: database searching, ILS administration, e-resource evaluation and training;
  • Strong organizational, planning and communication skills;
  • U.S. citizenship required; Secret clearance desirable.

 

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/2Loclp

 

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions, National Libraries and prominent government agencies

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Collection Management Librarian- St. Norbert College- De Pere, WI

St. Norbert College

Job Description

Job Title: Collection Management Librarian Reports To: Director of the Library
Position Number: 000179 Grade: EX3 FTE: 1
Division: Academic Affairs Date: 12/6/2016
Department: Library FLSA Status: Exempt – Administrative

General Job Summary:

The Collection Management Librarian is responsible for library initiatives and partnerships that deliver an ever-relevant library collection, in order to support the college mission and outcomes for student success and learning. This librarian will oversee a rapidly changing environment making decisions and recommendations to ensure appropriate holdings and strong financial stewardship of collection funding.  This position leads library efforts to adapt and respond to the implications of the emerging technologies for library collection.

Duties and Responsibilities % of Time
1. Execute forward-looking collection work, including reworking the collection for the 21st century environment where more is leased than purchased as well as to adapt and consider the place of datasets, evaluate and incorporate emerging technologies and information formats, such as Open Access works and textbooks into library collection initiatives; and implement new approaches to collection development and maintenance to ensure its relevance to the St. Norbert College community. Apply human-centered design principles and processes in executing initiatives. 25
2. Engage faculty directly to ensure mutual understanding of needs as pertaining to the evolving information landscape and curriculum. Works in active partnership with the communications specialist to ensure excellence in messaging and presentation, in order to promote full awareness of and use of collection holdings, as well as understanding of the larger information marketplace. Seek input and information from other librarians regarding their understanding of collection needs and promptly responds with actions to fulfill gaps. 25
3. Oversee day-to-day management of collection-related tasks — acquisitions, document delivery, cataloging, processing, and stack maintenance. Lead the library in considering collection layout & access (physical and electronic), working collaboratively with all involved staff. Supervise two full time staff members on a regular basis and others as necessary. 20
4. Participate fully in developing excellence in library services through leadership (including administration of, implementation of, and use of technology) and communication in the areas of the position’s responsibilities. Pro-actively engages in and prepares for meetings bringing agenda items, ideas and plans, questions for discussion, and responses on others’ agenda items. 5
5. Offer one-on-one research assistance as part of the librarian team, including nights and weekends as necessary. Delivers student support using an educational model of fostering learning in all reference interactions. 5
6. Oversee library-wide use of the integrated library system and supervise system administrator work on collection-related information systems 5
7. Serve as an engaged and energetic partner with library staff on all library-wide priorities and initiatives. Builds strong relationships with other librarians, staff, and students. Participate in outreach activities on behalf of the library such as orientations, tours, SNC Day, and other events. 5
8. Partner with the Librarian for Archives and Special Collections to collaborate with the Center for Norbertine Studies in areas of overlapping mission and initiatives. Conduct acquisitions work for contemporary, rare and special materials on the Norbertine Order. 5
8.. Write and present in appropriate venues, demonstrating personal professional identity promoting visibility of SNC initiatives. 5
Perform additional duties as assigned and attend College required training. Regular attendance is required. Work in a manner that is aware of personal safety and the safety of others and observes safety, health and sanitation codes, regulations, or practices required by the College or governmental authority.

Formal Supervision Exercised Over: 

Serials Specialist and Document Delivery Specialist

Functional Supervision Exercised Over:

As appropriate during project implementation, other library staff and student assistants

Required Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited program, or appropriate international equivalent

Experience and Credentials

  • Proven training and excellence as a supervisor (preferably of permanent staff, not only students or volunteers)
  • 3-5 years prior experience as librarian managing policies, staff, and/or collection.
  • Preferred experience: teaching utilizing active learning pedagogies and emerging technologies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of collection budget management and accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of information marketplace for acquisitions and purchase negotiation.
  • Knowledge of collection policies frameworks and approaches.
  • Ability to interact professionally with coworkers and customers, particularly in conflict situations.
  • Ability to talk politely and resolve customer service issues.
  • Ability to multitask, meet specific deadlines, and prioritize tasks and assignments.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Skilled in basic math computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Office, Google Apps) and ability to learn upgrades and new programs as needed.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and decisions in an expeditious manner.
  • Skilled at setting a good example for others.
  • Skilled at organizing events, programs, projects and see them through to completion.
  • Skilled at making presentations to groups, typically up to 30 people.

 The College may consider any equivalent amount of credentials, licensures, training, or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this job.

Equipment Used

Computers, printers, phone and other general office equipment.

Regular work hours are M – F, 8 am – 4:30 pm with regular interruptions throughout the day.  Weekends or evenings are periodically necessary (5-10 times annually), and position is expected to travel occasionally for meetings, conferences, and presentations (approximately 4-6 annually).


Working Conditions

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform this job so long as the accommodations do not impose an undue hardship.
Generally a sedentary position in a professional office environment. Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 lbs of loaded book truck as needed. Frequently lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling up to 20 lbs. Will need to move within office and building with routine meetings in other buildings on campus.

Note

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the job if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.

 

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Supervisor Signature: Kristin Vogel Date: 3/25/2017
Director of HR Signature: Susanne Brinkman Date: 3/29/2017

Apply Now: https://snc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=26

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Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian – St. Mary’s College of Maryland – St. Mary’s City, MD

The Library, Archives, and Media Center at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian position. The Library seeks an enthusiastic and creative librarian to teach course-integrated information literacy classes, provide research support to students and faculty, and develop library collections. This is a great opportunity for a new or early career librarian interested in gaining experience as a liaison librarian in a small, supportive, undergraduate-focused liberal arts environment. This one-year appointment will prepare the librarian for continued successful employment in academic libraries.

As liaison to the anthropology, political science, psychology, and educational studies departments, the Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian will work collaboratively with librarians and faculty to develop and teach information literacy classes, assess student learning, develop collections, and provide research assistance in those subject areas. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to explore additional professional interests in this position in the areas of user experience research, web design, outreach and engagement, or any other library-related topics of their choosing.

Required qualifications: Candidates must have completed an ALA-accredited master’s degree (or expect to complete their degree before the starting date of employment).

Preferred qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest information literacy education and teaching either through professional experience, internships, or coursework; possess the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; and be dedicated to positively engaging with undergraduate students. Familiarity with Springshare products would also be an asset.

This 12-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position will begin August 1, 2017.

About St. Mary’s

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY:

Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including email address), and contact information for three references. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/41727. Questions about this position may be directed to Veronica Arellano Douglas, Research & Instruction Librarian, at viarellano@smcm.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Coordinator for Digital Archives & Records – University of Delaware Archives & Records Management- Newark, DE

University of Delaware Archives and Records Management seeks qualified applicants for the position of Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records.

The person selected for this position will have primary responsibility for:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining a digital asset management system to manage the electronic collections of the Archives Program,
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining resources for the intake and archiving of the university’s electronic records, including documents, databases and data sets, file formats of all types, and web content,
  • Working with university units to establish protocols and procedures for the transfer of electronic records and content to the Archives Program via the Records Management Program.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree required.  Graduate degree in Library and/or Information Science (MLIS, MLS, etc. from an ALA accredited institution) strongly preferred.  Graduate degree in History or closely related discipline secondarily preferred.  Coursework in Computer Science or closely related field preferred.
  • Minimum of three years professional experience working as an archivist or digital archivist required.  Experience in institutional settings (i.e., universities, companies, government agencies, etc.) strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of current developments and software used in the management of electronic records and digital preservation required.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply controlled vocabularies and descriptive standards required.
  • Familiarity with current archival metadata standards required.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with university stakeholders to implement and run complex projects in a changing environment required.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and ability to take initiative required.
  • Familiarity with digital asset management systems, electronic content management systems, archives information management applications, and institutional repositories required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival, digital curation, and records management principles and best practices required.
  • Familiarity with the history of the state of Delaware and that of the University of Delaware preferred.
  • Experience with wide range of computing operating systems, storage systems, and file formats preferred.
  • Prior experience supervising staff or students preferred.
  • Track record of progressively responsible duties required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.

For information about the University of Delaware and to apply to this position, please visit UD Jobs at http://www1.udel.edu/udjobs/.

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