Job Bank 11/3/12

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 Career Opportunities at: the University of Michigan; Yale University; Ace Info Solutions, Inc and the University of Idaho

University Librarian and Dean of Libraries – University of Michigan

The University of Michigan invites nominations and applications for the position of University Librarian and Dean of Libraries…

The leader of the Library must be a strong advocate for the essential role of the library at a leading research university, a person whose vision and character will inspire continued excellence and innovative new efforts. She or he provides a public face for the Library, representing its interests to a range of on- and off-campus constituencies. As chief administrative officer of the Library, the Librarian and Dean of Libraries reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The successful candidate should have leadership experience in the academic and broader scholarly community, as well as a record of accomplishment in strategic programming and financial planning for a large organization. A capacity for developing and sustaining relationships with administrators, deans, faculty, staff, and students is essential, as is the ability to represent the University effectively for purposes of outreach, development, and inter-institutional cooperation. The successful candidate should possess knowledge of emerging digital technologies and their potential within the domains of scholarship and scholarly communication, and will demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting a diverse staff. A doctoral or equivalent terminal degree is desirable.

Nominations and applications will be reviewed beginning October 2012. Women and individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be treated in a confidential manner.

A cover letter and curriculum vitae should be submitted in electronic form to:

August E. Evrard, Search Committee Chair

The University has retained the services of Isaacson, Miller to assist with this search. Inquiries may be made to:

Alan Wichlei, Vice President & Director
Beverly Brady, Senior Associate
Isaacson, Miller
263 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 262-6500

Position title:  Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Music Librarian, Irving S. Gilmore Music Library

Reporting to the Director of Arts-Area Libraries, the Music Librarian is responsible for setting priorities in support of the University’s teaching and research mission and oversees all administrative aspects of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, including management of public services, collection development, digital collections, technical services, personnel management, and facilities planning. Collection development activities include acquiring print and digital materials, archival collections, scores, manuscripts, and rare books. Directs and mentors a staff of six librarians, six support staff, 4.5 FTE student assistants, and fosters a creative, team-oriented work environment. The Music Librarian is expected to be active nationally in professional organizations…”

Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, AceInfo has grown at an average rate of 50% per year since inception and currently has over 250 professionals. We have a deep commitment to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction with a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management and quality practices. We offer excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and opportunities for advancement.

We are currently seeking to hire a Librarian III to support our federal project in Washington, DC.

Total Compensation: $52K
Reports to: Program Manager
Location: Washington, DC

Description:  Librarian III personnel provide senior level professional expertise without day-to-day supervising or administrative responsibilities.  Under supervision of the Supervisory Librarian, provides reference services including complex research; user training; and Web site design and maintenance.  Duties may also include collection development and maintenance; circulation management; inter-library loan; cataloging, acquisition support, and other information services. Prepares reports and outreach materials.  Monitors developments related to library operations, evaluates their impact and makes recommendations as necessary.

Guidelines for Utilization:  The Librarian III position serves as the front-line professional information provider, working closely with the Supervisory Librarian in the professional dissemination of information and information resource management.

Education and/or Experience:  Personnel in this position must have graduated from an accredited university with a Master’s degree in Library/Information Science and have a minimum of four (4) years professional work responsibility in a library.

Functional specialist:  Personnel in this position must have graduated from an accredited university with a Master’s degree in Library/Information Science and have a minimum of two (2) years of experience working in a library specialty such as cataloging.

Subject specialist:  Personnel in this position must have graduated from an accredited university with a Master’s degree in Library/Information Science and have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (depending on position) in the subject area specialty or a minimum of two (2) years of professional work experience in a library specializing in the subject.

Term contract for three years, continuance contingent upon funding and meeting or exceeding performance standards, academic year appointment.

The successful candidate will participate as a library faculty member providing instruction and reference service in support of the academic programs of the University of Idaho. This entry level position entails providing significant library instruction, general reference service (including some evening and weekend hours), support of reference and instruction initiatives, and other duties as assigned.

START DATE: January 9, 2013

Required:  Masters degree from an ALA-accredited library program; evidence of a broad knowledge of reference tools and techniques and library instruction methods and technologies: excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills; familiarity with current technologies used in libraries; strong commitment to innovative public service; ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively in a collegial environment.

Desired:  Reference and instruction experience in an academic library; effective presentation skills; demonstration of creativity or innovation in library services; enthusiastic commitment to teaching and learning; evidence of strong technology skills (including but not limited to experience with creating and maintaining Web-based products).

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary for the full-time position is $30,014.40, plus competitive benefits. For complete information regarding benefits, please refer to this website:

TO APPLY: To be considered, applicants must complete the online application available at the University of Idaho’s Human Resources site: Candidates will be asked to submit: letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three references.

CONTACT: Direct questions for additional information to:
Diane Prorak, Committee Chair

Reference Librarian Selection Committee
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2350
Moscow, ID  83844-2350

Review of applications will begin November 16, 2012.

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