Job Bank 11/19/12

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Career Opportunities at Cornell University; University of Georgia and the Colorado State Library



The Nestlé Hospitality Library within the newly-opened Marriot Student Learning Center seeks … candidates for the professional position of SHA Research Librarian. The Library contributes to the development, implementation, and assessment of exceptional research and instruction support programs in Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA). In additional to traditional library techniques, this may involve creating strategies for data-mining the social web, using strong quantitative skills to unmask trends in real estate information, or helping to build new learning tools such as mobile applications. Above all, the incumbent must be excited by the opportunity to develop the programs and services needed for the 21st century digital information environment at the premiere hospitality management school.
Reporting to the Coordinator of Research Services, this position is part of the Research and Learning Services (RLS) department. RLS emphasizes a team-based approach to meeting patrons’ ever-expanding information needs and is responsible for providing research, teaching and learning, outreach, and collection development services as part of the Hospitality, Labor, and Management Library. The HLM Library provides services to Cornell’s specialized business and labor Schools, including Hotel Administration, ILR, and Management, with over 1800 undergraduates, 1300 graduate students, 140 resident faculty, and extensive distance education, executive education, and extension programs. The position will work closely with the other SHA Research Librarian as well as the nine additional staff and librarians that make up RLS…
Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 11 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding available.

Applications requested by November 30, 2012. Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

The Science Reference/Instruction Librarian is responsible to the Head of the Reference Department for assisting students, faculty, and staff in making effective use of library and other internet resources, and citation management programs including EndNote. To achieve this goal, the Science Reference/Instruction Librarian provides in-person and virtual reference assistance, library instruction sessions, departmental office hours, and one-on-one in-depth consultations in all areas of the sciences with a special focus on assigned liaison departments. The Science Reference/Instruction Librarian develops web pages and other guides for faculty who wish to incorporate research resources into their curriculum. This position also provides remote assistance through phone, e-mail, and chat reference. Night and weekend work is required…


Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS; Bachelor’s degree in the sciences or demonstrated interest in library research in the sciences; Ability to develop instruction sessions and to instruct users effectively both individually and in the classroom setting; Commitment to student and faculty research and teaching in the sciences; Knowledge of virtual reference services; Knowledge of web design and instructional technologies; Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and priorities; Effective verbal and written communication skills; Ability to create and maintain productive, long-term, effective working relationships; Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, faculty, and colleagues.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Minimum entry-level annual salary is $38,000. UGA librarians are non-tenured faculty members. UGA offers an attractive benefits program including a choice of health and retirement plans, dental plan, tuition remission and a relocation allowance; 21 days annual leave, 12 paid holidays.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should send as three separate pdf documents their letters of application, complete resumes, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references by December 14, 2012 to: Jan D. Hudson, Human Resources Coordinator, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia 30602-1641 at

The Colorado State Library is looking for a dynamic and innovative leader to join the Network and Resource Sharing team as a Technology Consultant.

  • Are you a CMS master eager to bend content management systems (including Plinkit (Plone), WordPress, and Drupal) to your will?
  • Are you a technology enthusiast eager to share information, provide training, and recommend best practices for using technology to enhance library services?
  • Are you a creative spirit with the skills needed to develop, design, and deliver training in a variety of formats including in-person and online?Do you have a passion for customer service and enjoy collaborating with others?
  • Are you organized and able to juggle several projects at the same time?
  • Are you interested in seeing more of the beautiful state of Colorado?

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Two or more years of experience with HTML and CSS, Javascript, PHP, XML and web analytics.
2. Two or more years of experience with the use and/or administration of a content management system: Drupal, WordPress or similar CMS.
3. Experience with basic digital image manipulation.
4. Experience developing and delivering online and face-to-face instruction and training.
5. Strong background in customer service required.
6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
7. Able to work independently and as part of a team.
8. Proven experience with project management and juggling multiple demands.
9. Willingness to do some in-state travel (mostly day trips, occasionally overnight)…

Application Requirements

Please email a completed Colorado Department of Education Employment Application (), letter of interest, and resume to (Hard copies of application materials and application materials sent via mail or fax will not be accepted.)

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. Thursday December 6, 2012.


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Colorado Department of Education Employment Application:


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