Metadata Services Librarian- George Washington University- Washington, DC


Librarian I

Administrative Title:
Metadata Services Librarian


Contract Type:
Librarian, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) – 07/01/2017 – 6/30/2018

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements:
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification

Proposed Start Date:

Position Description Summary:
GW Libraries and Academic Innovation (GWLAI) is a catalyst, a spark to generate new ideas and new possibilities. Responsive to the changing landscape of information and education, being sensitive both to traditional and emergent modes of communication, we bring together diverse constituents of faculty, students, and staff in a highly collaborative, dynamic, and deeply engaged intellectual community to support research, teaching and learning. As part of the larger George Washington University, we are a nexus where exciting things happen, where change happens, where growth happens.

Reporting to the Resource Description Coordinator, the Metadata Services Librarian works within the Division’s Resource Description Group (RDG). The RDG is responsible for describing and providing access for library collections in all formats. The Metadata Services Librarian is primarily responsible for creating original metadata, complex metadata revision, and authority work for the library’s general and special collections. The Metadata Services Librarian will help shape the identity management work for the library’s collections and is expected to collaborate with colleagues from functional areas across GW Libraries and beyond, in service of the GW Community and the profession.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs original and complex metadata creation, editing, for all formats—print and non-print— that the library collects in multiple languages and time periods according to national and local standards.
  • Works closely with professionals and paraprofessionals in an innovative, fast paced and production driven environment by taking full advantage of available metadata, helper applications, and emerging technology to augment, enhance and reuse the resource description and subject analyses for access to library collections.
  • Assumes a leadership role in designing, implementing and conducting training, resource description, and data analysis for all library projects where metadata is the essential component, including but not exclusively, manuscripts, archival materials, and digital content acquired from the Special Collections Research Center and other sources.
  • Participates in library planning, serves on library, university-wide and Washington Research Library Consortium committees.
  • The George Washington University librarians are expected to be active in librarianship information science and contribute to developments in the field.

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, D.C. The Metadata Services Librarian may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited library program, or a Master’s degree in a related information field (by appointment date)
  • Demonstrate experience with creating, editing, and transforming non-MARC metadata, such as EAD or others
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic organizational, descriptive, structural metadata standards and best practices, such as RDA, AACR, DACS, DCRM, MARC21, Dublin Core, MODS, etc., thesauri, controlled vocabulary, identity disambiguation
  • Demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and work creatively, independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, and computer/technological skills, including project management
  • Demonstrate a strong service-orientation, forward thinking and flexible
  • Demonstrate effective oral, written communication and interpersonal skills

Advertised Salary:
Base: $47,000.00

Other Benefits:
Comprehensive benefits package includes 22 days/year paid annual leave plus 12 days per year paid sick leave; medical; retirement contributions; tuition assistance.

Other Information:

Desired Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience with creating metadata or cataloging in an academic library, museum, archive, a comparable research environment, or a metadata service provider
  • 1 year supervisory experience
  • Experience with using OCLC Connexion and an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Familiarity with metadata creation for manuscripts, archival, rare and special collections materials
  • Experience with using open source tools and/or free software such as MarcEdit
  • Working knowledge of at least one modern European language

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications, and a curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link:

Background Screening
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link


Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter


Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited library program, or a Master’s degree in a related information field by the appointment date?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you demonstrate experience with creating, editing, and transforming non-MARC metadata, such as EAD or others?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you demonstrate knowledge of basic organizational, descriptive, structural metadata standards and best practices, such as RDA, AACR, DACS, DCRM(B), MARC21, Dublin Core, MODS, etc., thesauri, controlled vocabulary, identity disambiguation?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and work creatively, independently and collaboratively?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you demonstrate excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, and computer/technological skills, including project management?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you demonstrate a strong service-orientation, forward thinking and flexible?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you demonstrate effective oral, written communication and interpersonal skills?
    • Yes
    • No


Contact: George Washington University
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.
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Electronic Resources Librarian- Davidson College- Davidson, NC

Job no: 492500

DAVIDSON COLLEGE, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina, invites applications for a full-time Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian works with all departments within the library and ITS to manage electronic resources and affected systems. This librarian coordinates quantitative statistical analysis, including but not limited to collecting, analyzing and reporting on usage of electronic and print collections.

Key responsibilities

Managing electronic resources

  • Manage the life cycle of new and existing digital resources from trial through subscription/purchase to renewal/cancellation, proactively updating and maintaining access, and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain accurate records for purchasing decisions, licensing, and renewals.
  • Maintain timely, accurate metadata about the library’s serial and electronic resources in a variety of systems such as the Integrated Library System, Knowledge Base, Electronic Resource Management System (ERMS), link resolver, A-Z lists, and discovery tool.
  • Research and analyze products, aggregators, and services, providing technical reviews as needed; recommend and implement new and emerging technologies to assist with management of materials within the library.

Coordinating data/analytics/quantitative assessment

  • Lead data analysis and evaluation of pricing, usage, and other metrics to support budget processes and annual reporting requirements.
  • Generate statistics and reports, including collection usage and cost analysis, to support a variety of data analysis projects.
  • Oversee the development and operation of assessment tools for data related to library collections.

Work flow/collaboration

  • Work collaboratively to develop, implement, and document optimal e-resources work flows, policies, and procedures
  • Work closely with Metadata and Systems librarians to ensure effective serial and electronic resource description and access from on and off campus.
  • Make use of APIs or custom scripts to enhance work flows and effectively exploit the power of the tools and systems selected
  • Provide information, training, and support to inform colleagues and the campus of new features and interface changes related to e-resource discovery resources.

Required qualifications

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues and trends related to electronic resource management.
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively in both collaborative and independent settings.
  • Educational background or work experience that indicates an ability to manage electronic resources and serials.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred qualifications

  • Two years experience in an academic library.
  • Experience with electronic resource tools such as link resolvers, discovery services, knowledge bases, and electronic resource management systems, including collecting, assessing, and communicating statistics of their use.
  • Experience with or educational background in statistics or research methods.
  • Experience with or educational background in programming, scripting, and APIs.
  • Ability to read and synthesize technical documentation and explore solutions independently.
  • Experience with continuing resource cataloging and tools, including OCLC Connexion, MARC, Resource Description and Access (RDA), CONSER, etc.
  • Familiarity with the current ILS (WMS) and discovery system (WCD), the electronic resource management system (Ebsco ERM and Full Text Finder), SpringShare (LibGuides) A-Z Database list, and the usage consolidation system (Ebsco Usage Consolidation).

Submit a detailed cover letter including your interest in the position, a CV, and names and contact information (including email addresses) for three current references at Applications accepted until May 1, 2017. Anticipated start date, Summer 2017.

Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, that has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.


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2017 Summer Intern (paid) – Smithsonian Channel Library & Archives- Washington, D.C.

REF#: 27478

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern


JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC, US


SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®.

Showtime Networks Inc. owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network’s authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™ which offers Smithsonian Channel™ and Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. For more information, go to [1]


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Smithsonian Channel is seeking a Summer Intern to assist the Library & ArchivesGroup in the Washington DC office. Responsibilities will include:

  • Catalog raw footage, edited programs, and/or other media assents in a Collective Access database
  • QC master digital files and create access copies
  • Conduct footage research and/or archival research for productions, using in-house and external databases
  • Research and fact check scripts
  • Migrate files in legacy or proprietary digital formats to archival formats



To qualify, you must be an undergraduate student (rising junior or senior) with the following:

  • Strong interest in Cable/Entertertainment industry
  • 2.50 GPA or above
  • Submission of a cover letter – required
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work at least 35 hours/week for 8 weeks from 6/12-8/4
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work and prioritize work assignments
  • Able to provide administrative support as needed


  • Cable television experience a plus
  • Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above-average GPA, a plus
  • Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus
  • Prefer graduate-level coursework in Library/Information Sciences
  • Must be proficient with Mac OS
  • Familiarity with video production a plus


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Apply Now:

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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.


  • 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.



  • 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:

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 Technician- Mt. San Antonio College- Walnut, CA

Job Category: Classified

Employee Group:

Time (Percent Time): 47.5%

Term (months/year): 12 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday – Thursday, 2:00pm – 6:45pm

Salary Range: A-71

Salary: Steps 1 – 6, $1,784 – $2,277 per month

Shift Differential:

Health & Welfare: Employees working less than fifty (50%) percent are not eligible for health and welfare benefits. The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan.*Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change

Department: Library & Learning Resources

Open Date: 04/03/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and clerical tasks related to library services; provides direct service and assistance to staff and students.

Receives general supervision from the Dean, Learning and Library Resources. Exercises no supervision of staff. May provide technical and functional direction and training to less experienced staff.

This is the journey-level within the Library Technician class series that is responsible for library duties involved in acquisition, circulation, maintenance, and distribution of library books and related materials. Incumbents provide customer service to library patrons including resolving routine to complex customer issues, interpreting library policies, and making necessary changes to patron accounts. Incumbents may assist patrons at public desks, such as the circulation desk and throughout the library. Incumbents t this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the library. This class is distinguished from the Lead Library Technician in that the latter performs more advanced technical and specialized library support services duties requiring additional training and/or experience and provides technical and functional direction and training to less experienced staff.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:(Illustrative Only)

  • Assists students and staff at the circulation desk and directs library patrons to appropriate locations and/or staff; responds to more complex complaints, inquiries, and requests for information; assists in interpreting and applying regulations, policies, procedures, systems, rules, and precedents in response to inquiries and complaints from patrons; answers calls, resolves questions and problem, or directs callers to appropriate District staff as necessary.
  • Receives and discharges library materials, registers library patrons, and makes changes to accounts as needed.
  • Performs copy cataloging to ensure accurate bibliographic records in an integrated library system.
  • Performs technical services in support of accurate records.
  • Identifies damaged materials; uses discretion in resolving fee and fine disputes; collects and records fees and fines.
  • Assesses damaged books, assists in mending books; discards damaged books, magazines and periodicals in accordance with library policies.
  • Searches shelves for overdue and lost items.
  • Prepares circulating materials for use.
  • Determines where books will be located in circulation areas.
  • Receives, logs, labels, and prepares magazines and newspapers for display and use by patrons; mounts changing displays in cases throughout the library.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine to complex clerical duties to support operations, including filing, preparing records and basic reports, developing signage and flyers, and ordering and maintaining office and other related supplies; types booklists.
  • Maintains accurate and detailed records, verifies accuracy of information, researches discrepancies, and records information.
  • Assist patrons with operating library equipment, including online catalog system, microfilm reader and printer, magazine index, and the internet.
  • Maintains copier supplies.
  • Receives and sorts delivered or returned library materials and a variety of correspondence.
  • Train and provide work direction and guidance to student workers in the performance of routine library tasks.
  • Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

  • Standard library practices and procedures including circulation.
  • Principles, practices, and techniques of effectively dealing with the public.
  • Terminology related to library classification and cataloging.
  • Alphabetic and numeric systems for classifying and organizing library materials.
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation.
  • Arithmetic principles and cash handling.
  • Modern office practices and technology, including personal computer hardware and software applications related to the work.
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Identify and implement effective course of action to complete assigned work.
  • Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed.
  • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized library services software applications programs.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
  • Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework in library science or related field, and two (2) full-time equivalent years of library clerical or related experience. Associates degree from a regionally accredited college in Library Science is desired.


Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:
Employees may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California drivers license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California drivers license.

Working Environment:
Incumbents work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This classification primarily works indoors and requires frequent standing in and walking between work areas. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Incumbents in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and shelve materials. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 35 pounds, and occasionally heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.


Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here:

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Examination Requirements:

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Application Procedure:

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on April 25, 2017 are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. Two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:


Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.


Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:

Selection Procedure:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at to complete and submit your application for this position.

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Conflict of Interest

Cancel RTF Policy:
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position. This Recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

To apply, visit:




Mt. San Antonio College
Online App. Form:
It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.594.5611, ext. 4225.

Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Business Intake Analyst- Blank Rome

New Business Intake Analyst

Duties and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains efficient workflow of new business intake process
  • Analyses and reviews new business intake forms for quality and completeness
  • Researches corporate history of clients and related parties using corporate databases such as Dun and Bradstreet, Avention, Hoovers and other online resources
  • Performs additional conflict searches for prospective clients and related parties by using Intapp Open conflicts database
  • Examines and reviews engagement letters for accuracy and confirms consistency with standards established by the Office of General Counsel
  • Works with Senior Manager of New Business Intake and Conflicts and other Conflicts Analysts to identify risks, adversities to clients and other policy issues that emerge in new business
  • Provides excellent and timely customer service to all Firm attorneys and personnel
  • Must be task oriented and flexible with respect to overtime throughout the work week, weekends, and in some cases holidays
  • Must be readily available if and when emergencies arise
  • The employee may be asked to perform additional duties not listed in the job description but as they relate to New Business Intake or Conflicts


  • College degree and three or more years of progressive experience in New Business Intake, Conflicts or a related field in law firms

o   Candidates with a JD will be prioritized

o   Candidates with a Paralegal Certificate are a plus

Communication Skills

  • Must possess the ability to regularly communicate in both written and verbal form with attorneys, staff and clients

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and Excel; Elite and Intapp Open software experience a plus


  • Possess a working knowledge of Dun and Bradstreet, Hoovers, Lexis/Westlaw, Pacer, Avention and is able to interpret the data produced by those systems
  • Knowledge of conflict of interest principles in order to define relationships and related parties
  • Exercise good judgment to determine if issues should be escalated to the Senior Manager of New Business Intake and Conflicts
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Must possess excellent organizational, analytical and written skills
  • Must possess extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to work on complex matters in a fast-paced and high pressure environment
  • Ability to work with and handle confidential matters
  • Ability to perform essential functions with a reasonable accommodation

Work Environment

  • High pressure
  • Deadline driven

Apply online at Blank Rome–New Business Intake Analyst

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Technical Services Librarian- Farmingdale State College- Farmingdale, NY

Greenley Library is seeking a highly motivated enthusiastic Librarian with a commitment to public service who will participate in the operation of the Technical Services Department, with responsibility for acquisitions, collection development, and ILS systems management.

The Technical Services department is comprised of 2 full time librarians, 2 full time clerks, and employs over 20 students per semester. Departmental functions include collection development, acquisitions, gifts, cataloging, shelf maintenance, college archives, and other areas as needed.

This is a 12 month, full time, tenure track faculty position, reporting to the Library Director.

Technical Services

  • Collaborate with Cataloging Librarian to develop and implement departmental workflows leading up to and following ILS migration.
  • Work with department in ongoing collection assessment and weeding.

Acquisitions and Collection Development

  • Oversee the selection and purchase of library materials in a variety of formats.
  • Work with library database vendors to get quotes, negotiate and get approval for contracts.
  • Work with library and other campus faculty to create a collection development liaison program with academic departments across campus.
  • Assess and revise the library’s collection development policies as necessary.
  • Develop expertise and trouble shooting ability in the acquisitions and cataloging module of the Ex Libris Aleph ILS.
  • Track use of acquisitions budget.
  • Create collection reports using Aleph.

Systems Management

  • Oversee the Library’s implementation of a new ILS in 2018, in conjunction with library faculty and staff at SUNY. Oversee training for all staff in appropriate functions.
  • Work with campus IT on EzProxy authentication.


  • Maintain a record of assessment in all areas of responsibility, making improvements as needed.

Reference, Instruction, Collection Development

  • Participate in the rotation of library reference services and information literacy instruction, in collaboration with the Head of Reference and Information Literacy.


  • Participate in campus, local, SUNY-wide, and national committees or organizations.
  • Demonstrate commitment to scholarship.
  • Other duties as assigned.


9am-5pm Mon-Fri. One night per week, 1pm-9pm. Will likely be expected to rotate 1 Sunday per month during the Fall and Spring.



  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA Accredited program.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in written and oral communication.
  • Knowledge of library acquisitions procedures and practices.
  • Expertise in searching OCLC/WorldCat.
  • Experience working with an ILS such as Aleph.
  • Experience in an academic library environment


  • Knowledge of working with library vendors and book jobbers.
  • Knowledge of Aleph, Connexion.
  • 2nd Master’s degree or equivalent.
  • Reference experience.
  • Experience teaching information literacy or other topics.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Creation of electronic resources such as web pages.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or other software for maintenance and dissemination of statistics.
  • Experience with ILS migration.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Thursday, April 6, 2017 and ending Wednesday, April 19, 2017, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • Salary minimum $56,000/year, may commensurate with experience
  • If you are applying for multiple jobs, please submit a separate application for each.

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans



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Pursuant 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

Application Instructions:

A letter of application and resume should be submitted online at:

Only applications submitted online will be considered.


Contact: Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.
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Adjunct Instructor- Library Media Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University, Utah’s designated public liberal arts and sciences university, is a comprehensive, regional graduate and undergraduate degree-granting university. Located in Cedar City, Utah, it is an accredited, state-supported institution with an enrollment of over 9,000 students. Home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and surrounded by national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness areas that draw millions of visitors annually from around the world, it is only 40 minutes from great snow skiing and year-round golfing. It is located 2 ½ hours from Las Vegas and 3 ½ hours from Salt Lake City.

Southern Utah University invites applications for Adjunct Instructor, Library Media. This is a part-time, adjunct position to start 8/16/2017. Salary is the current rate as determined by President’s Council.

The Sherratt Library is seeking qualified individuals to teach sections of their LM 1010 Information Literacy course. This course is a basic introduction to information literacy skills and is taught online.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Teaches assigned sections of LM 1010 Information Literacy, delivered online only through a Canvas LMS instance, including making individualized assessments and submitting final grades; interacting with students.
2. Participates in meetings and training regarding LM 1010 courses, teaching methods, learning standards, and outcomes.
3. Works collegially with other instructional faculty and staff.

Required Qualifications:
1. MLS from an ALA-accredited library school or foreign equivalent, or demonstrably successful experience with information literacy-related instruction to undergraduate-age students in a collegiate setting.
2. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks asynchronously in an academic environment.
3. Flexibility and interpersonal abilities of a nature to work successfully with a wide variety of students and library administration.
4. Ability to work independently and collegially with commitment to quality, engaged service.
5. Demonstrably effective communications skills with students and colleagues.
6. Commitment to effective teaching that supports student learning.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience or commitment to teaching at the college level (online and/or face-to-face).
2. Working knowledge of the library catalogs, databases, search strategies, Boolean searching, keyword selection, and search delimiters.
3. Understanding of college-level information literacy skills and the library research process.
4. Familiarity with online learning best practices. Experience with the Instructure Canvas Learning Management System.

Applicants need to apply online at (Job # F1600093) or use the direct link at and click on “Apply for this job”.

Individuals are asked to attach, electronically, the following required documents: a cover letter, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.
This position is open until filled. If you have questions or problems with the application process, contact Human Resources at or 435-865-8572. Southern Utah University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Contact:Human Resources, Southern Utah University
Phone: 435-586-7754
Fax: 435-586-7948

Online App. Form

Southern Utah University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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Data Services Librarian- San Jose State University- San Jose, CA

Subject to Budgetary Approval

Specialization: Data Services Librarian
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24082
Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian (Tenure-track)

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library seeks an innovative, knowledgeable, service-minded librarian to provide leadership in the area of data management and services. The Data Services Librarian develops and promotes Library services related to the discovery, analysis, manipulation and visualization of data. S/he will collaborate with faculty, library staff and campus stakeholders to develop and implement innovative services to support data-intensive research, including data management plans. The Data Services Librarian serves as a liaison librarian in areas determined by candidate’s educational and research background and library needs. As a library faculty member, the candidate engages in library and university governance and scholarship that includes research, scholarly and creative activities required for tenure and promotion.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library science or equivalent (MSLS, MLIS, MALS etc.) from a library school program accredited by the American Library Association is required by start of appointment.
  • Demonstrated experience using quantitative and/or geospatial products and processes.
  • Ability to articulate a vision of the services, infrastructure, and skills required to support the data needs of researchers in an academic setting.
  • Knowledge of public and proprietary resources for national and international data sets, data management practices, data policies, sharing and reuse, and data citation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the trends in data management throughout the research lifecycle.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage projects and multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with public and academic librarians and staff, teaching faculty, and students in a rapidly changing information environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design and implement innovative projects or services.
  • Knowledge of the research process and evolving models of scholarly communication, open access, e-science, institutional repositories, and other trends in information science.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree or equivalent training/work experience in science, social sciences, or engineering.
  • Knowledge of digital preservation and metadata considerations for data.


  • Develop and promote Library services related to the discovery, analysis, manipulation and visualization of data.
  • Develop a service framework for working with researchers to manage their data throughout the research lifecycle.
  • Lead efforts to support data literacy skills across campus.
  • Select, acquire, manage and deliver licensed, free and researcher-generated data collections to support
  • campus research and scholarship.
  • Work with liaison librarians to facilitate access to data resources and develop data management plans across the disciplines.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the trends and issues in higher education, scholarly communication and research practices.
  • Participates in the library liaison program providing services to one or more academic departments.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: Summer/fall 2017 (negotiable)

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedures: For full consideration upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and list of three professional references with contact information by May 31, 2017 to:

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

Please note: Original transcripts of terminal degree will be required for applicants invited to on-site interviews. Letters of recommendation must be received prior to applicant’s on-site interview date.

This position will remain open until filled.

Tracy Elliott, Dean, University Library, invites you to contact us with your questions at (408) 808-2080 or via email at Please visit our websites at and For information on faculty retention, tenure and promotion, see the SJSU Academic Senate policies S15-7 & S15-8 at

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San José State University is recognized as an innovative shared facility combining a large academic library (with a collection of over one million items) and a major downtown public library. This facility uses a merged service model to support the lifelong learning needs of academic and public library users. The Library’s strategic plan is to build a digital library which will “aggressively increase access, creation, and use of digital collections,” and “will creatively utilize innovative technologies to provide the University and the broader community with a 21st century library environment, both physical and digital.”

San José State University is California’s oldest public institution of higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high- technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are nearby. A member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of ethno-cultural minority groups. The Library – and the University of which it is a part – is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our community can benefit from multiple perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (



Contact: San Jose State University

Online App. Form

“SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran’s status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applied to all SJSU students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.”
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Deputy Librarian, Collections, Technical Services and Digital Technologies- The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus- Kingston, Jamaica



Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of:

Deputy Librarian, Collections, Technical Services, and Digital Technologies

The University of the West Indies (Mona), Library is seeking innovative, energetic and dynamic Deputy Librarians who work closely with the Campus Librarian and Library staff to achieve transformational change and to foster a culture of collaboration and communication.


Applicants must possess at least a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management position. The applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to research and scholarship and have a leadership style that is consultative and inclusive.

Duties and Responsibilities

The position provides strong leadership and strategic direction in the development and delivery of all technical and technology-related services, and the successful applicant will have overall responsibility for all aspects of Library collections to support teaching and research, including acquisition, cataloguing, metadata creation, digital initiatives, scholarly communication, and data management. The successful applicant will provide vision, direction and leadership in matters to redefine collections, technical services, preservation and digital services in the context of emerging trends in these areas, and will:

  • Be responsible for the management, coordination and direction of collection development, technical services, digital initiatives and library systems
  • Formulate library policies and procedures based on current and emerging trends in academic library operations in keeping with the academic priorities of the Mona Campus
  • Work with Heads of Technical Services and Systems to provide vision, and lead in matters to redefine collections, technology use, and preservation
  • Interpret issues with regards to current trends and developments in library technical services and communicate these to the Campus Librarian
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction in digital initiatives including the creation and maintenance of a Digital Centre
  • Develop strategic directions and work closely with relevant Library staff including the Deputy Librarian Public and Outreach Services to ensure coordinated handling of all aspects of technical services and library information systems
  • Plan new projects and activities including new initiatives in Technical and Digital Initiatives
  • Work with the Head of Systems for all matters in relation to evaluation and maintenance of the Integrated Library System
  • Work with the Preservation and Conservation Librarian in the management of the Bindery, including income generating activities
  • Collaborate with the Deputy Librarian, Public and Outreach Services, and Special Projects, regarding disaster and emergency management, and occupational health and safety, and liaise with the safety and security management consultants

Detailed application giving i) full particulars of qualifications and experience, biodata; and ii) the names, titles, mailing and e-mail addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three (3) referees should be sent as soon as possible to the: UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR, OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION, THE VICE CHANCELLERY, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA, KINGSTON 7, JAMAICA, W.I. ATTEN: Mrs Deon Nicely-Simpson, E-mail: ( OR or Fax: (876) 977-1422.Further particulars of the post including full details of the remuneration package may be obtained from the Office of Administration by contacting us on – Fax: (876) 977-1422; or E-mail: ( The Further Particulars may also be obtained from our website at (

Closing date for receipt of application – May 19, 2017.


Postal Address:

Deon Simpson
Office of Administration
The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus
Mona Campus
Kingston 7 WI

Phone: 1876 977-2407
Fax: 1876 977-1422
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