Webinar – Masters of Science in Library and Information Science

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Join the Webinar Today to discover

what a Master’s in Library and Information Science can do for You.

Date: Wednesday, June 20

Time: 4:30pm ET

Link: http://lis.cua.edu/events/infosessions.cfm

 

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Library Technician (Circulation Assistant) – the National Gallery of Art Library, Washington, DC

The National Gallery of Art is seeking applicants for a permanent, full-time technical position in the library’s circulation office.

This position is located on the staff of the Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs Officer (P), in the Library Reader Services Department (PL-R), of the National Gallery of Art.  The incumbent is responsible for a variety of circulation operations and services to Gallery staff, fellows for the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), and other library users.

The incumbent:

Provides library information and service to library users:

  • Explains Reader Services procedures and policies, including those governing circulation and use of library materials in all formats; makes referrals where necessary.
  • Assists readers with identifying, locating, and handling Library materials.
  • Assists readers with using Library photocopiers and printers.

Maintains circulation desk files and records in electronic and paper form and compiles reports:

  • Patron records for Gallery staff
  • Outside reader registrations
  • System charges, discharges, renewals, reserves, and recalls
  • Special loans (one-day, periodicals, materials authorized to leave the Library)
  • Special materials (rare, fragile, oversize, vertical files).

Assists with the maintenance of the library’s collections:

  • Retrieves and re-shelves library materials in the stacks and in other special locations
  • Sorts (by classification number) books ready for re-shelving
  • Performs shelf-reading to verify correct shelf order
  • Moves and shifts volumes as needed to maintain order and accessibility
  • Conducts stack and Gallery office inventories
  • Conducts detailed and systematic searches for missing materials and prepares related reports.

Checks bibliographic citations in the Library’s online and printed catalogs to determine holdings.

Monitors supplies and equipment used for circulation desk operations and in the reading rooms and submits requests to acquire as needed

Detailed information about the position’s duties and qualifications as well as application instructions are available via the USAJOBS links provided below. Applicants must provide ALL supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy announcement in order to be considered.

The announcements will open at 12:01 am on January 24, 2020. This announcement has an application limit of 100 applications; therefore, applicants need to apply as soon as possible. If the application limit isn’t met previously, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020.

NGA-20-2A (Open to all U.S. citizens)

NGA-20-2B  (Persons with federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities.)

Note: Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each. Current Federal employees who do not meet the time-in-grade requirement should apply to announcement NGA-20-2A.

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Archives Summer INTERNSHIP – Association of American Medical Colleges Washington, DC

The AAMC Reference Center and Mary H. Littlemeyer Archives is a service to AAMC staff and members of the public. Reference Center staff provide reference, research, and access to current and historical collections in order to assist in leading the academic medicine community to improve the health of all. Our Archives collection ensures documentation of the Association: its origin, development, policies, and activities.

Responsibilities:

The intern will work to acquire, appraise, integrate and process papers related to the AAMC Ad Hoc Committees and Task Forces and the AAMC Advisory Panels finding aids, leading to the creation and posting of two finding aids. 

Development Opportunities:

The intern will learn/use basic archival skills to acquire, appraise, arrange and describe records.  They will also do some historical research to write the historical notes. These basic skills are critical to any future archival job.  Through this internship, the incumbent will also learn how a special library and archives works. Direct supervision will be provided by a certified archivist.   

Qualifications:

Attention to detail and good verbal and written skills are required.  We are seeking a student enrolled in a library science/archives or history graduate program.  Some archival coursework or experience is preferred.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative​​ Action Employer.  The AAMC is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. The AAMC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Link to Apply:  

https://aamc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AAMC/job/Washington/Internship–Archivist_10004609 

 

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LIBRARIAN I – FULL-TIME – Multiple Locations, MD

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY invites applications for the position of Librarian I.  AACPL’s 16 branches serve 573,000+ residents, with an annual circulation of over 5.2 million items.  For more information about our services, visit our website at http://www.aacpl.net.

REGULAR STAFF – LIBRARIAN I – FULL-TIME – Multiple Locations

  • Grade 16GA – 37.5 hours/weekly
    Salary Range – $48,367 – $79,926

Excellent benefits package includes eligibility to earn up to 4 weeks of annual leave, starting with first year of employment.

  • Responsibilities include:  Providing library services of reference, readers’ advisory, programming and outreach, and library instruction to the public of all ages.  Acts as part of branch’s management team and assists in the management of branch operations, and the supervision of branch staff. May assume responsibility for branch operations as designated person in charge in absence of management.

    Qualifications:

 

 

  • Minimum Requirements: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program, one year work experience in a library, and supervisory experience preferred.  
  • Special Requirements: Ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 hours of training every 5 years.
  • Spanish language skills desired/preferred.

  • The Library reserves the right to not fill a position if there is not a qualified candidate.

  • TO APPLY:   Send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application to humanresources@aacpl.net.  For more information about AACPL and to download the AACPL Employment Application visit our website at http://www.aacpl.net (Using the Library/Job Announcements). All required application materials must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. February 10, 2020.  

 

  • TIMETABLE for filling vacancies:  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted no later than February 13, 2020.  Interviews will be held tentatively during the week of February 17, 2020.  Tentative start date will be mid-March.

 

Anne Arundel County Public Library is committed to diversity in the workplace.  Anne Arundel County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library’s policy is to treat all applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, national or ancestral origin, sexual orientation, and/or disability in accordance with applicable laws.  If you need assistance with any aspect of the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office (410-222-7107) or (www.mdrelay.org).  

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Metadata Cataloger – Washington D.C. preferred or Remote USA

LAC Group is seeking a Metadata Cataloger for an opportunity with a government library located in Washington, D.C. This is a full-time, long term position (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday). On-site work is preferred, however remote work will be considered for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Catalog and provide metadata for digital objects added to the client’s digital repository
  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and documentation of the library’s catalog using: client’s indexing and retrieval information tool, client’s Dublin Core schema, client’s MARC to Dublin Core mapping, client’s authority file, and digitization specifications
  • Support client’s digital document management functions, which include but are not limited to support for the client’s Digital Repository (including backlog of technical reports and other items), operation of the electronic journal maintenance system, and file systems
  • Support expansion of media within the client as audio, video, still image, data series, or other content may be added
  • Provide digitization services for identified collections, delivering products adhering to the accessibility standards of Section 508
  • Investigate and evaluate new software applications to facilitate client’s Technical Services functions such as processing documents into the client’s Digital Repository, machine-aided indexing, metadata extraction, and digital preservation
  • Provide publications support, such as editors, desktop publishing professionals, editorial assistants, and graphic designers to assist client’s reports, informational materials, and other documents in print and electronic formats for print publishing or publishing on the Web
  • Continue in-progress improvements to client’s Integrated Search Database
  • Provide special collection views in the client’s Catalog as required for government agencies holding to be accessed upon the request of the agency. These special views are an important delivery method for client’s content to special providers and customers;
  • Provide and maintain metadata design and functionality consistent with national and international standards for Open Archives Initiative (OAI), Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), information retrieval, data visualization, and developing client related standards for metadata.

Additional Responsibilities include the following:

  • Copy catalog items
  • Proactively research and acquire new datasets
  • Authority control and catalog maintenance activities
  • Configure new or existing software or development of new web applications that leverage datasets or collections
  • Participate in activities with stakeholders (user training, answering questions, committee meetings, outreach through social media, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science is required
  • Experience with Metadata and Data Catalog Management such as Dublin Core, MARC, DCMI, etc.
  • Familiar with common metadata standards used in libraries such as MODS, PubMed JATS, RDA
  • Knowledge of library automation/cataloging platforms
  • Familiarity with Section 508 Compliance a plus
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities.

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2GdtZjJ

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LIBRARIAN ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE – State of Maryland, Westover, Maryland

POSITION DUTIES
Delivery of Service- Open and operate the library in accordance with a standard operating schedule and in conformity with Correctional Education Library policies and procedures and Division of Correction regulations. Develop programs to meet the information and reentry needs of inmates.

Planning- Plan for the implementation, promotion, and delivery of services that meet the needs of the full institutional population. Design institutional procedures to ensure increasing usage, access, and information delivery. Develop collection based on population needs, mission of correctional education, and reentry needs of inmates.

Record Keeping- Maintain all records in compliance with library policy, meeting departmental standards for accessibility, uniformity, and confidentially. Prepare written reports monthly.

Program Evaluation- Evaluate monthly statistics and set goals to improve usage where it is incongruent with the size of the institutional population or lower than usage in other Correctional Education libraries of similar size.

Management – Recruit, train, and supervise inmate aides to work in the library in accordance with Correctional Education library goals and objectives. Participate in professional development learning opportunities to assure that skills are consistent with current library practice and with information retrieval and delivery techniques.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education.

Experience: None

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. One year of professional library experience.

2. Knowledge of current media center practices, computer, and electronic technologies; skill in providing a variety of media services to a diverse customer base; skill in managing multiple tasks; ability to work as a team member; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to lift and move materials and equipment.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Librarians in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification in the State of Maryland per Section 6-101 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.01.03B(2). Applicants recommended for appointment will be required to complete an Authorization and Verification of Credentials. Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Candidates should have knowledge of the principles and practices of adult education; knowledge of instructional planning and teaching methods; skill in the use of assessment instruments; ability to develop appropriate educational goals and objectives; ability to establish and maintain an effective learning environment; ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employees in this classification are subject to Substance Abuse Testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs. All potential applicants shall be screened for security purposes prior to being offered a position. This screening is a routine procedure for all employees required to work in State Correctional Institutions and shall consist of fingerprinting, credit check and background investigation by the Maryland State Police. Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act is required. DLLR’s Correctional Education Program operates in Maryland state correctional facilities in partnership with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS).

As an employee of this Program, you must strictly adhere to the DPSCS’s Standards of Conduct and Internal Administrative Disciplinary Process. Any violation of those standards may subject you to DPSCS disciplinary measures, including the barring of your entry from State correctional facilities. Should this occur, DLLR may then remove you from your position and, if there are no comparable positions available for which you are qualified and from which you have not been barred, your employment may be terminated.

All information and application in the link:

https://jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=005896&R3=0001

If you have questions about position please contact either June Brittingham at 410 845 4207 june.brittingham@maryland.gov or Bill Katzenberger at 410 799 3400 X4226 william.katzenberger@maryland.gov

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ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN II – State of Maryland, Hagerstown, MD

POSITION DUTIES
Delivery of Service- Open and operate the library in accordance with a standard operating schedule and in conformity with Correctional Education Library policies and procedures and Division of Correction regulations. Develop programs to meet the information and reentry needs of inmates.

Planning- Plan for the implementation, promotion, and delivery of services that meet the needs of the full institutional population. Design institutional procedures to ensure increasing usage, access, and information delivery. Develop collection based on population needs, mission of correctional education, and reentry needs of inmates.

Record Keeping- Maintain all records in compliance with library policy, meeting departmental standards for accessibility, uniformity, and confidentially. Prepare written reports monthly.

Program Evaluation- Evaluate monthly statistics and set goals to improve usage where it is incongruent with the size of the institutional population or lower than usage in other Correctional Education libraries of similar size.

Management – Recruit, train, and supervise inmate aides to work in the library in accordance with Correctional Education library goals and objectives. Participate in professional development learning opportunities to assure that skills are consistent with current library practice and with information retrieval and delivery techniques.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Services from an accredited college or university or equivalent training.

Experience: Two years of professional library work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience performing library work may be substituted on a year for-year basis for up to two years of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional education in professional library work that is accredited by the American Library Association on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Librarian classifications or Librarian specialty codes in the library field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Experience in Library Science

– Experience drafting correspondence

– Ability to work as a team member; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to lift and move materials and equipment

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Candidates should have knowledge of the principles and practices of adult education; knowledge of instructional planning and teaching methods; skill in the use of assessment instruments; ability to develop appropriate educational goals and objectives; ability to establish and maintain an effective learning environment; ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position has been designated by the appointing authority as sensitive in nature.

Employees in this position are subject to Substance Abuse Testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

All potential applicants shall be screened for security purposes prior to being offered a position. This screening is a routine procedure for all employees required to work in State Correctional Institutions and shall consist of fingerprinting and background investigation by the CJIS-Central Repository. Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act is required.

Maryland Department of Labor’s Correctional Education Program operates in Maryland state correctional facilities in partnership with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS). As an employee of this Program, you must strictly adhere to the DPSCS’s Standards of Conduct and Internal Administrative Disciplinary Process. Any violation of those standards may subject you to DPSCS disciplinary measures, including the barring of your entry from State correctional facilities. Should this occur, Department of Labor may then remove you from your position and, if there are no comparable positions available for which you are qualified and from which you have not been barred, your employment may be terminated.

More information and application in the link:

https://jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=002713&R3=0001

 

If you have questions about position please contact either June Brittingham at 410 845 4207 june.brittingham@maryland.gov or Bill Katzenberger at 410 799 3400 X4226 william.katzenberger@maryland.gov

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Teach Reading Classes to Students of All Ages – Summer 2020 – variety of locations

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2020

The Institute of Reading Development offers summer reading skills programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide. Since 1970, the Institute’s teachers have helped over 3 million students master valuable reading skills and develop a lifelong love of reading.  Programs designed by the Institute give students the right skills, books, and experiences that result in greater success in school and beyond.

We are currently hiring hard-working, encouraging people with a passion for reading to teach our summer programs. As an Institute teacher you will:

  • Earn up to $9,000 in one summer. Our full-time teachers typically earn $675-$850 per week.
  • Improve your teaching skills and confidence during our comprehensive, paid training program.
  • Gain over 400 hours of classroom teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to adults.
  • Help your students become successful readers with a love of great books.

We are seeking applicants from any academic discipline. All applicants must have an undergraduate degree or higher in their field before the start of our teaching season.

Successful Institute teachers:

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

Learn more about teaching for us and apply today: Summer Teaching Jobs

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Project Manager (Law Library) – Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking a qualified Project Manager to work with Law materials at a major government library in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will possess strong attention to detail, be adaptable to change, and take direction well. This is a full time, on-site (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Quality Control support to federal staff
  • Create and maintain reports in excel
  • Communicate with federal and contract staff

Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing completed work of others
  • Knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages
  • Understanding of cataloging procedures for legal monographs and/or serials
  • Experience using and inputting data into a Library ILS (Voyager preferred)
  • Experience training staff preferred

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2O2IEmb

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Internship MEI’s Oman Library – Washington, DC

Description: MEI’s Oman Library is home to over 20,000 books and rare books, and is a valued resource for faculty and researchers on a wide range of topics relating to the Middle East. The Library is currently in the process of re-opening after being closed due to a large renovation project. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a major collection development project at a special library.

Internship Description: Help sort and price materials in preparation for book sale; work on “Collection Spotlight” posts on Website; help with processing materials to be included in the collection; perform routine library tasks including provide directional assistance, shelf-reading project, shift materials as needed, re-shelve books used by researchers, check-out and check-in library materials.

About the Library

The Oman Library is in the process of re-organizing and re-establishing itself as a valuable resource and workspace for MEI staff, members, and researchers. The library houses a large circulating collection, a small reference section, and rare books.

The Librarian seeks an intern to assist with all matters related to the re-establishment of the library, including organization of materials, shelf-reading, shifting, and identification of materials needing repair. There may also be opportunities for cataloging of materials that have been donated or acquired by the library but not yet processed.

The intern will work on all library-related matters including setting up display cases, re-shelving items, circulation tasks, answering questions from library patrons, social media posts, and reference guides as necessary.

Required Skills:

  • A positive attitude
  • Ability to multitask and perform physical labor such as shifting entire shelves of books, and moving and lifting heavy items
  • Familiarity and interest in the Middle East
  • Dedication to user service and basic principles of library science 

Desired Qualifications

  • Cataloging experience, a thorough understanding of RDA
  • Arabic language proficiency, reading and writing
  • Familiarity with regional literature and publications

Application Process

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and each department may have their own specific dates

To apply for an internship, please send the items below in PDF format to Nigar Mammadova at internships@mei.edu:

  1. Cover letter

  2. Resume

  3. Three references (contact information only; no letters, please)

  4. Five-page (maximum), double-spaced writing sample on a topic relevant to current events in the Middle East, abstract not included in five-page count

  5. College transcript (unofficial preferred, electronically).

Format the email’s subject according to the following model: “Last Name – Spring Internship Application”.

Please note that due to the large volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested applicants from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to those applicants with superior writing, organizational, word-processing, and Middle Eastern language skill.

Start and end dates of internships are flexible upon intern’s schedule and department.

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ibrary Associate I – Children’s Department at the Hagerstown Library, Washington, DC

Library Associate I  Children’s Department at the Hagerstown Library.  Full-time position, hours are Monday thru Friday and will include evenings and weekends.  Duties include: Design and implement STEM programs for elementary/middle school aged children.  Assists in the planning and preparation for the Library’s Summer Reading Club; Staffs reference Desk; maintains children’s Facebook page; fills in as needed for story time. Create press releases/social media advertisements for STEM programs.  Assist in developing and implementing Homeschool program; helps in planning special events, parties, etc. and other duties as assigned. KSA: BA degree. Interest/ability in developing science related programming required.  Background in Children’s literature/children’s library work very desirable, facility with word, Canva, Publisher a plus.  Interpersonal skills: Desire to work with children and families. Experience in programming, basic computer skills; excellent oral and written communication skills, a positive interpersonal style, ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate a positive library image; flexibility and initiative.  May be asked to work outside of assigned duties. Must be able to secure certification by the MD State Department of Education as a Library Associate within 24 months following appointment.

Application must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2020.  To apply: download application from website: www.washcolibrary.org.

Preference will be given to candidates that have experience in programming for elementary/middle school aged children.

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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