Technical Information Specialist (Metadata), Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA

September 28, 2017

Job Announcement: METADATA
Dudley Knox Library (http://library.nps.edu), Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA), is recruiting for
Title: Technical Information Specialist (METADATA)
Schedule: Full-Time (MondayFriday)
Pay and Benefits: GS-9/11 (Promotion Target GS-12) approximately $59,760-$93,990/year plus benefits*
Required Education/Citizenship: Masters of Librarianship or related degree or comparable experience; must be a US Citizen

Application information and detailed instructions:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474537100

Open & closing dates: 09/25/2017 to 10/13/2017

The Technical Information Specialist, reporting directly to the Library Metadata Services Manager, works collaboratively as a member of the library metadata services department. This position involves working with print, digital and physical materials that support the graduate-level education and research needs of faculty, students and staff of the Naval Postgraduate School. We encourage individuals to apply who are eager to learn and apply emerging technologies and who are dedicated to providing excellent service in a rapidly evolving information environment.

Major duties include:

  • Evaluate program goals and objectives to ensure adequacy and relevancy to changing user or mission requirements.
  • Use computers and telecommunications networks to search diverse databases.
  • Implement new processes and procedures related to cataloging and metadata.
  • Interpret existing standards and guidelines for creating metadata schemas.

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Director of Library Information Technology, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

September 28, 2017

Cal Poly is calling! Seeking a Director of Library Information Technology

Overview
As a member of the Library Management Team, the Library Information Technology Director plays a strategic role in leadership, planning, management, and implementation of innovative and responsive library systems, applications, and technology services that support the teaching, learning, and research activities of Cal Poly.

  • Reports Directly to the Dean of Library Services
  • Plays a strategic role in leadership, planning, management, and implementation of innovative and responsive library systems, applications, and technology services that support the teaching, learning, and research activities of Cal Poly
  • Oversees the administration and maintenance of existing systems
  • Guides and supports the selection, adoption, and technical integration of emerging library technologies, automated systems, and digital initiatives
  • Responsible and accountable for providing technology leadership, developing and managing a staff of IT professionals and student assistants

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Institutional Repository Assistant Librarian, CSU, Chico

September 28, 2017

The Meriam Library is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Librarian appointment to make a significant contribution to the library and to the teaching and learning environment at CSU, Chico by leading the implementation of the CSU Scholarworks Institutional Repository platform on campus. Working closely with the Special Collections and University Archives staff, the Institutional Repository Librarian will establish the IR and develop and maintain IR policies, procedures, and other necessary documentation. Working collaboratively with the Research, Instruction and Outreach Department the IR Librarian will also provide a range of liaison duties in support of the Meriam Library, its mission and strategic goals.

The successful candidate will:

• Engage with colleges, departments, and administrative units to determine the scope of a newly implemented institutional repository (IR) serving a campus community of 17,000 students, more than 950 faculty, and over 1,000 staff.
• Promote the IR to the campus community and proactively recruit appropriate and sustainable content for deposit.
• Work with student, staff, and faculty organizations to include underrepresented groups and viewpoints in the University Archives and repository.
• Coordinate and provide training in support of the IR and scholarly communication on campus.
• Work with the California State University Institutional Repository working group to develop the structure, standards, and procedures for implementing the IR platform (Fedora-Samvera/Hydra) at CSU Chico.
• Develop the taxonomy and authorities for the Institutional Repository.
• Develop and implement appropriate metadata standards for the description of IR material.
• Establish and maintain IR policies, procedures, and other necessary documentation in consultation with colleagues within the library and across campus.
• Serve as the library contact for the deposit of electronic theses and research projects into the IR.
• Appraise, arrange, and describe historical university archives collections.
• Support the Special Collections and University Archives unit by participating in reference, instruction, and outreach activities.
• Perform liaison duties, in subject areas to be determined, including information literacy instruction, collection development, and research consultation.
• Meet University requirements for tenure and promotion. Visit the webpage for more information.

For full information, visit https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/4535


Chair of Instructional Services, Chapman University

September 28, 2017

Title: Chair of Instructional Services
Full-time – Administrative – Exempt
Competitive Pay and Full Benefits

The Chair of Instructional Services provides direction, supervision, and leadership, and maintains administrative/supervisory oversight of librarians and staff in the Instructional Services Division which includes Instruction, Reference, and Assessment. The Chair is a member of the senior administrative team and maintains confidentiality in all personnel and budgetary matters.

The Chair provides service to the library, university and profession, to develop professionally by participating in creative and scholarly projects, and to work collegially with members of the Library Management Council by participating in library planning and assessment. The Chair of Instructional Services provides leadership toward goals and objectives as developed by the library administration and librarians.

The Chair will participate in reference, instruction, collection development and be a liaison to specified subject areas, based on professional specialization or organizational needs, in addition to serving on library and university committees. Other duties as assigned.

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Business Librarian, San Diego State University

September 28, 2017

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks innovative candidates for the position of Business Librarian to proactively develop business research services for the Fowler College of Business and other University centers, institutes and programs with the field of business such as the Wells Fargo Financial Markets Lab and the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center.

As the largest college on the SDSU campus, the Fowler College of Business is particularly connected to the San Diego community and holds top ranking programs such as its undergraduate business program ranked in the top 100 by U.S. News & World Report and its full-time MBA program ranked in the top 100 by Bloomberg/BusinessWeek.

This position presents an exciting opportunity for a self-starter with excellent communication skills, strong initiative, and a high degree of interest in business librarianship. The Business Librarian will utilize their thorough knowledge of business information resources to develop outreach and support programs for this dynamic college. These services and programs will include research consultations, course-specific instruction and educational workshops, collection development of business-specific information material, and other forward-looking library services.

For full information, see https://apply.interfolio.com/45047


Director, Master of Library and Information Science Program

September 28, 2017

Department: Department of Information Studies, GSE&IS

Associate Librarian – Librarian ($54,722 – $119,734)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: October 24, 2017

Description of Institution and Library

As one of the world’s great public research universities, UCLA integrates education, research, and public service so that each enriches and extends the others. From its beautiful neighborhood campus in a uniquely diverse and vibrant city on the Pacific Rim, teaching and research extend beyond the classroom, office, and lab through active engagement with communities, organizations, projects, and partnerships throughout the region and around the world.

UCLA’s diverse community of scholars encompasses nearly 30,000 undergraduates pursuing 125 majors, 13,000 graduate students in fifty-nine research programs, and 4,000 faculty members including Nobel Laureates; Rhodes Scholars; MacArthur Fellows; winners of the Fields Medal, National Medal of Science, Pritzker Prize, and Pulitzer Prize; and recipients of Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, and Golden Globes. UCLA ranks tenth in the Times of London Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, twelfth in the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and fifth in the U.S. by Washington Monthly. The National Research Council ranks forty of its graduate and doctoral research programs among its top ten.

To enable these accomplished students, faculty, and staff to create, disseminate, and apply knowledge for the benefit of global society, the UCLA Library is re-envisioning how it is acquired, synthesized, and shared across academic audiences and with the public.  It was among the first academic libraries to develop subject-specialist librarians and to launch a program to enhance students’ research skills. Its Special Collections pioneered the acquisition by public institutions of rare and unique books, children’s literature, pulp and detective fiction, works by or about women and minorities, screenplays, architectural plans, and Los Angeles-related materials and today leads the way in collecting archival resources in digital format such as emails and manuscripts.  It has launched innovative data management services and an affordable course materials initiative that have served as models for other libraries.

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Director, Information Studies Lab / Digital Instructional Support Librarian

September 28, 2017

Department: Department of Information Studies, GSE&IS

Rank and Salary:              Associate Librarian – Librarian ($54,722 – $119,734)

Position Availability: Immediately

Application deadline for first consideration: October 24, 2017

Description of Institution and Library

As one of the world’s great public research universities, UCLA integrates education, research, and public service so that each enriches and extends the others. From its beautiful neighborhood campus in a uniquely diverse and vibrant city on the Pacific Rim, teaching and research extend beyond the classroom, office, and lab through active engagement with communities, organizations, projects, and partnerships throughout the region and around the world.

UCLA’s diverse community of scholars encompasses nearly 30,000 undergraduates pursuing 125 majors, 13,000 graduate students in fifty-nine research programs, and 4,000 faculty members including Nobel Laureates; Rhodes Scholars; MacArthur Fellows; winners of the Fields Medal, National Medal of Science, Pritzker Prize, and Pulitzer Prize; and recipients of Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, and Golden Globes. UCLA ranks tenth in the Times of London Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, twelfth in the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and fifth in the U.S. by Washington Monthly. The National Research Council ranks forty of its graduate and doctoral research programs among its top ten.

To enable these accomplished students, faculty, and staff to create, disseminate, and apply knowledge for the benefit of global society, the UCLA Library is re-envisioning how it is acquired, synthesized, and shared across academic audiences and with the public.  It was among the first academic libraries to develop subject-specialist librarians and to launch a program to enhance students’ research skills. Its Special Collections pioneered the acquisition by public institutions of rare and unique books, children’s literature, pulp and detective fiction, works by or about women and minorities, screenplays, architectural plans, and Los Angeles-related materials and today leads the way in collecting archival resources in digital format such as emails and manuscripts.  It has launched innovative data management services and an affordable course materials initiative that have served as models for other libraries.

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Librarian for Emerging Technology and Digital Projects, Pepperdine University

September 21, 2017

The Librarian for Emerging Technology and Digital Projects spearheads the selection and implementation of emerging technology for Pepperdine Libraries. Through managing the Academic Center for Excellence and co-directing the Genesis Lab makerspace, this position is responsible for developing and executing programs that make use of emerging technology in order to support and advance technology-based information seeking and knowledge navigation.

Duties

  • Manage the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), a cross-disciplinary, high impact learning space located in the library. Responsibilities include overseeing equipment, software, and utilization of the space; developing and carrying out technology based workshops; and recruiting, training, and supervising student workers.
  • Co-direct the Genesis Lab, a new digital makerspace created as a collaborative initiative with Pepperdine’s Information Technology department. In coordination with IT personnel and librarians from the Digital Projects working group, the Librarian for Emerging Technology will develop and implement innovative programs utilizing emerging technology, including 3-D scanning and printing, VR and AR, data visualization, and coding. These programs include a tech-focused summer camp program that will serve as community outreach for the Genesis Lab, while providing an independent revenue stream. Other duties include selecting and maintaining technology (hardware and software) to support lab activities, and overseeing student workers.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of online instructional tools in support of the University Libraries’ information literacy programs, including methods of assessing the effectiveness of these tools.
  • Work with the Librarian for Digital Publishing, Curation, and Conversion to develop and implement innovative digital projects that draw on the Libraries’ collections.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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Director for Library Advancement and Public Affairs, Pepperdine University

September 21, 2017

Pepperdine Libraries invites applications for the position of Director for Library Advancement and Public Affairs. The Director, who serves on the Dean’s administrative team, works closely with a variety of partners throughout the Pepperdine community to develop and lead a multi-faceted fundraising, marketing, and cultural programming effort for the Pepperdine Libraries. This position will strategically communicate and advance the mission of the Libraries.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage a public relations program for the Libraries in coordination with the university’s public affairs office.
  • Develop and produce marketing materials for the Libraries.
  • Actively promote and advocate for the Libraries.
  • Expand the Libraries’ relationships with donors, prospects, Friends of the Library, and Library Associates through special events, membership development programs, and other means, leading to increased financial support for the Libraries and its initiatives.
  • Coordinate the rich offering of lectures, panels, exhibitions, and other cultural programming presented by the Libraries.
  • Obtain philanthropic support for important projects and programs by successfully obtaining grant funds from internal and external sources.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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Irvine Graduate Campus Librarian, Pepperdine University

September 21, 2017

The Irvine Graduate Campus Librarian is a key member of the team of librarians and staff who together manage the operations of the graduate campus libraries at Pepperdine University. The Librarian is a dynamic leader, responsible for carrying out services to support learning, research, and teaching in a creative manner. The Librarian works closely with colleagues on the Malibu campus and with colleagues at Pepperdine graduate campus locations around the Los Angeles area. The Librarian interacts with faculty in the Graduate Business, Education, and Psychology Schools, and participates in the design and delivery of services and programs that innovatively promote use of the libraries collections, services, and expertise.

Duties

  • Manage the Irvine Campus Library: Supervise library staff and students in daily activities at the library and evaluate their performance. Manage the schedule so that the library is adequately staffed during business hours.
  • Participate in collection development activities: Maintain a reference collection development and maintenance policy statement in business, education, and psychology. Evaluate and recommend materials in business, education, and psychology for collection development. Act as a subject specialist liaison with faculty and administrators and communicate with them on a regular basis.
  • Provide research and reference assistance, and other critical services to students and faculty: Assist patrons in locating information using analog and digital sources. Provide general research and reference assistance. Offer in-depth research and reference support in business, education, and psychology.
  • Actively participate in information literacy instruction: Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating a program of orientation and instruction for students, faculty, and staff at the campus libraries. Instruct patrons in information seeking research skills. Instruct patrons in the use of both print and electronic information sources.
  • Create and disseminate pertinent information to students and faculty: Create, review, and update Infoguides. Disseminate information about library services to appropriate distribution channels.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned, such as: Participate in the development, writing, and updating of pertinent library documents, such as procedures manuals, database guides, and training materials. Plan and execute small exhibitions in the library. Plan and coordinate presentations in the library (e.g., book talks, lectures, etc.). Participate in long and short-term library planning for the Library. Engage in research and publishing according to guidelines set forth in the Librarians’ Handbook. Serve on Library and University committees. Seek out and participate in professional development activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

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