Health Science Librarian – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY

Campus Description:Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music, recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU Campus. The University’s Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and internationally. The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (As a SUNY member) the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research,Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Network, of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris’ Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO’s Discovery Service, SPace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

Descriptive Title: Health Sciences Librarian REF#: F-9771-17-05
Budget Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian Faculty Position
Department: Library Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: MLS or its equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Evidence of the ability to do research, publication, and service consonant with University standards for promotion and tenure. At least one year full-time relevant experience in a library. Experience with online information resources and information management tools for health and medicine.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience providing information, reference, and instructional services in an academic, medical, or special library. Experience with online information resources, and information management tools for health and medicine. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with others in a team environment. Evidence of flexibility and ability to thrive in a complex environment with excellent communication and analytical skills. Advanced degree in education, educational technology, health sciences or any related discipline. Training or experience in the use of information technology, scholarly communications, and experience building and sustaining collections in all formats. Membership (certification) in the Academy of Health Information Professionals preferred.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Health Sciences Librarian will contribute to the University Library’s suite of service activities, including information and instructional services, scholarly communication and research support services, collection development, liaison, and outreach services. The position works most directly with the five Health Sciences Schools and various clinical departments.
The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with faculty to establish library programs, services, and activities that meet instructional, research, and clinical needs
  • Collaborate with other subject specialists on collection development/management and act as liaison to assigned department.
  • Monitor trends in scholarly publishing in areas of liaison responsibility to inform the design of library services and the development of library collections
  • Provide consultation and instruction on the development of literature searches in support of evidence-based practice
  • Participate in professional activities and monitor developments in best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of Stony Brook University Libraries research, clinical, and instruction services
  • Contribute to library-wide information, instruction, research support services, including virtual reference
  • Serve on library and/or Stony Brook University campus committees, task forces, and working groups

Scholarly and Service Responsibilities:

  • Engage in scholarly and professional activities
  • Participate in library and university service

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. **Application will be accepted until the position is filled.

However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 06/16/2017Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
Fax: (631) 631-632-7116

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PMEastern Time on 06/17/2017, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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Research Librarian – LibGig – New York, NY

LibGig is seeking a temporary Research Librarian for a 6+ week position at a prestigious law firm in New York.

Responsibilities

  • Perform factual research related to products liability matter
  • Conduct searches related to individuals, products, medical records, professional license, court and other public records
  • Internet searches

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience performing factual research in a law firm
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using Accurint, Lexis/Nexis, Bloomberg, PubMed, WorldCat and other online research tools

 

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/XNDwsS

 

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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Library Associate I – Detention Center – Salisbury, MD

TITLE: Library Associate I, Detention Center

GRADE: Grade 7 (part time, no benefits)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

DATE: 3-3- 17

REPORTS TO: Outreach Services Librarian

Job Summary: Provides customer support and information services to the inmates at the Wicomico County Detention Center

Essential Functions:

1. Maintains the library book program.

2. Provides assistance using the online and print resources for basic legal information.

3. Provides assistance in obtaining printed copies of materials as needed.

4. Provides formal and informal instruction in use of Library electronic resources,

5. May participate in collection development, materials selection, weeding, displays, and other collection related activities as assigned.

6. Cataloguing of books for the book program.

7. Ability to research legal topics.

8. Participates in professional development opportunities, including workshops, classes, conferences, and online learning resources as available; and

9. Other related duties as necessary. County has the right to determine what services will be provided.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to use and teach use of print and electronic library resources; ability to work with detention center inmates; ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff, ability to work independently and without direct supervision; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to solve problems, negotiate situations and issues, and make independent judgments and decisions.

Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree or two year’s relevant verifiable experience required

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Position based at Wicomico County Detention Center, reporting to the Deputy Director of Programs and Services. Some travel may be required for continuing education, meetings, community events, and related activities. Light physical effort in the handling of light materials or boxes up to 30 pounds.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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Library Technician – LAC Federal – Washington, D.C.

LAC Federal is seeking a Library Technician to work at a Federal Agency information center in the Washington, DC area. The Technician will be responsible for circulation control, serial check and control function, inter-library loan (ILL), routing of mail and document delivery throughout that organization, loose-leaf filing and basic reference and research support. This is a full time contract (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for circulation control, serial check and control function, inter-library loan (ILL), routing of mail and document delivery throughout that organization, loose-leaf filing and basic reference and research support.
  • As needed, support information center staff in special project and other areas of collection maintenance.
  • Assist in providing instruction on the use of the Library resources and in web content development for the Library’s web site.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A college degree from an accredited 4-year institution or an Associate degree with a minimum of three (3) years recent library technician experience including ILL, serials control, circulation and basic reference support.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of library integrated systems (lLS).
  • Requires working knowledge /recent experience of basic and well—established library procedures related to circulation, serials control, later-library loan and disposal of library materials
  • Proficiency and practical experience in the use of PCs, Windows Office Suite and Microsoft Outlook. Basic computer skills, including the ability to create/ update information on word processing systems and the ability to navigate content on Internet databases and business/research sites.
  • Effectively manages all tasks in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple responsibilities while effectively prioritizing and balancing a heavy workload of diverse activities and maintaining accuracy of work performed.
  • Ability to independently plan and carry out the successive steps to complete duties within area of assigned ongoing responsibilities
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, independently. and cooperatively in a fast-paced and highly automated environment
  • Must consistently begin their workday at the specified time.
  • Strong personal commitment to managing the defined tasks and functional requirements in area of responsibility is expected
  • Attention to detail and accurate data entry skills.
  • Ability to work within a framework of established policies and procedures
  • Following through on all assignments, projects, and duties
  • Ability to ask questions to clarify expectations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of classification and filing systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Typing 45-55 wpm with 95% accuracy

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/TGxbGT

 

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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Digital Librarian – National Association of State Workforce Agencies – Washington, DC

The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is seeking to hire a full-time Digital Librarian to support the Unemployment Insurance Digital Library for Integrity (UIDL).

This is a remote work/teleworking position. Occasional domestic travel may be required to assist at conferences, meetings, or trainings.

Project Description

The Unemployment Insurance Integrity Center (Center), a division of NASWA, has been formed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) Office of Unemployment Insurance and the New York State Department of Labor to provide innovative tools, training, and support to states in their efforts to reduce improper payments and combat unemployment insurance (UI) fraud. Among other projects, the Center is tasked with establishing the Unemployment Insurance Digital Library for Integrity (UIDL).

The central purpose of the UIDL is to provide easy access to resources that will support state UI agencies in their efforts to reduce improper payments and fraud in their programs. The vision is that this innovative and comprehensive online repository will serve as a one-stop shop for unemployment integrity information.

The UIDL is a brand-new library, with system and content development ongoing. The library currently is nearing go-live, which is anticipated to occur in July 2017.

Responsibilities

The Digital Librarian reports to the Center Project Manager who leads on the Digital Library task. In collaboration with one other Digital Librarian, s/he is responsible for the following:

Executing daily library operations, including: reviewing library administrator reports (link checker, chat, etc) and addressing any issues identified therein; reviewing, adding, or removing library content; providing technical, research, and reference support to library users; and monitoring the library for emergent bugs, issues, or suspicious activity, initiating problem resolution.

Coordinating with other Digital Library team members in the continuous curation of resources for the UIDL. This will include seeking and identifying resources of interest, and ensuring that all needed permissions are in place. This also will include assisting with the process of developing resources for the library.

Participating in strategic conversations around the development of new library features and resources, and providing guidance and subject matter expertise whenever needed on matters concerning the library.

Assisting with the implementation and testing of new features.

Assisting in the development and execution of ongoing marketing strategies.

Diplomatically interacting with project stakeholders and learning about their user needs and concerns relative to content, features, security, and other aspects of the digital library experience.

Contributing to weekly and monthly project status reports.

Assisting in updating and maintaining policies and procedures for digital library collections, contributions, archiving, and security.

Occasional travel may be required, for relevant meetings, trainings, and events.

Other duties as assigned.

May be involved in pre-launch activities, if relevant.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, or equivalent.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in planning, developing, launching, managing, and/or supporting digital library(ies).
  • Strong working knowledge of library tools, methods, and/or practices for collections, cataloging, indexing, licensing and rights, security, and archiving required.
  • Experience with the DSpace platform preferred.
  • Experience with library chat technology; LibAnswers with LibChat (by SpringShare) preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Google Docs, and Google Analytics.
  • Good technical knowledge and related skills preferred (but not required), including any of the following: web site development, coding languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL), database development and/or management.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Must be self-starter who excels at working both independently and as a member of a team; comfortable working in a virtual environment.
  • Flexibility and problem-solving abilities to accommodate changes in direction and to strategize solutions to emergent issues.
  • Professionalism is a must.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to: Sara Hall Phillips Project Manager, UI Integrity Center National Association of State Workforce Agencies shallphillips@naswa.org

The application deadline is 11:59 pm ET, Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

NASWA is an equal opportunity employer.

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Family History Oral Historian – Stonehavens – Potomac, MD

Job Description: Stonehaven’s seeks a qualified individual to conduct oral history interviews for a private family archives.

Salary and Work Schedule: $16 per hour, 8-10 hours a week. Schedule flexible to accommodate school schedule if currently a student. Work generally conducted offsite, with periodic meetings at office location. Hours of business generally between 10am to 4pm.

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

Key Responsibilities: Working under the supervision of a member of the family office, the Oral Historian will schedule and conduct oral history interviews with identified family members and related individuals.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Currently pursuing or received Undergraduate or Graduate degree in History, or Museum Studies, with an emphasis in Oral History, or an ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science or pursuing same
  • Experience in planning projects, executing effectively, and meeting deadlines
  • Experience conducting oral histories with a variety of individuals
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong and communication skills, orally and in writing
  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications, such as Word, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with professional best practices and procedures
  • Experience working with audio or video recording equipment
  • Familiarity with recognizing and handling confidential information—social security numbers, phone numbers, etc.

Application Process:

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

Date Posted: June 2, 2017

Application Deadline: June 16, 2017

We are an equal 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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Research Librarian – LAC Federal – Washington, D.C.

LAC Federal is seeking a Research Librarian for a major library in Washington, D.C. to provide research and reference services to client staff using his/her knowledge of data, news and bibliographic resources to meet the information needs. Work will be performed on site. This is a full-time term position NTE 1 year, and is eligible for PTO and benefits.

Duties:

  • Meets the information needs and provide state-of-the-art library research services to client staff by:
  • Responding to client’s requests for information using a variety of print, electronic and data resources including economic and financial databases or services like Moody’s, S&P, Fitch, DataStream, Capital IQ, etc.
  • Evaluating, developing and implementing research projects as well as integrating library contents on institutional web sites
  • Develops information products and deliver library services by:
  • Creating information products, such as research guides, customized information packages, quick reference tools etc., to meet immediate and ongoing information needs of the staff
  • Working closely with the departments on best ways of making library electronic resources available via their information/knowledge sharing systems (Intranet, SharePoint sites, mobile devices, etc.)
  • Increase effectiveness of use of library services by participating in the Library training and outreach projects.

Qualifications:

  • MLS or related degree with 2+ years’ experience in research and reference with a focus on economics or related subjects
  • Experience evaluating user interactions with electronic information systems
  • Familiarity with economic and financial data concepts and experience using and managing commercial data services
  • Ability to logically organize and work with large quantities of data is an asset
  • Ability to interview users to understand their information needs
  • Ability to evaluate and search news, bibliographic, data and statistical services and deliver research and reference services
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to contribute in a team-based environment.

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/zbsylh

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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Part-time Intern – Niels Bohr Library & Archives – College Park, MD

The American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives is seeking a part-time Intern who will be responsible for copy cataloging monographs, periodicals management, and book preservation.

Essential Functions:
The intern will organize and keep track of book donations and check against book catalog for duplicates.  Maintain periodicals, including checking in all periodicals, claiming and locating missing journals, organizing them for shelving, and shifting if needed. Download book catalog records from OCLC; copy cataloging using the existing library systems; work with the Assistant Director to assign call numbers. Assist with book preservation and conservation projects, including basic book repair, updating library catalog records, assisting in book digitization projects, and other preservation duties as assigned. The intern will work 24 hrs per week. Our office is located within walking distance of the College Park Metro and University of Maryland.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and relevant library experience or interest in library career. Preference given to candidates currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an MLIS program. Subject knowledge in the history of science not required. Basic familiarity with library systems and procedures like catalogs and shelving. Ability to work with computer software (particularly Adobe Photoshop and MS Access, Outlook, Word and Excel). Ability to operate office machines, such as copiers and a variety of scanners. Attention to detail, flexibility, ability to manage multiple priorities, and ability to work effectively with library and archives staff. Must be able to lift 40 pound boxes of library materials. Must submit cover letter and resume with application packet.

To apply: https://americaninstituteofphysics.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2bctxv2fgsd

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Paid Internship Opportunity – Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction – Arlington, VA

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), is seeking a graduate-level library sciences student for a paid internship. The internship is located within SIGAR’s Lessons Learned Program and comes with flexible hours, salary, and benefits. Experience in Afghanistan is not required. The purpose of this position is to manage references for ongoing research projects; we therefore require a student with a strong background and interest in EndNote, which is a commercial reference management software package used to manage bibliographies and references when writing reports. More application information can be found in the attached document.

SIGAR Reference Librarian Student Intern Job Description

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Emily Wagner and Nicholas Brown named Students of the Year

The Department of Library and Information Science is pleased to announce that Nicholas Brown and Emily Wagner have been named Students of the Year for the 2016-2017 Graduation Class.  The LIS Department emphasizes the values of collaboration, community, innovation, and excellence, and both students exemplify those values. In addition to their excellent academic performance, both students demonstrate outstanding service leadership. As the president of AGLISS, Emily Wagner worked with fellow AGLISS officers to give LIS students a sense of community by organizing networking and educational events and publishing newsletters. As a Music Specialist/Concert producer at the Library of Congress, Nicholas Brown utilizes his training to promote the Library of Congress’ mission and collections by bringing new users into the institution and reaching a wider, more diverse international audience through digital platforms.

We wish you each success in your professional careers. Nick is continuing in his position at the Library of Congress, where he recently co-produced Bibliodiscotheque series.  Emily is now  the American Library Association’s Information Manager in the Washington Office.

Congratulations, Nick and Emily!

 

 List of Past Year’s Student of the Year

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