Job Bank 3/18/13

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At the University of Northern British Columbia; UCLA; Bridgewater State University; Baker & Taylor; Elsevier; Wake Forest University and Western Carolina University

The University of Northern British Columbia is inviting applications for the position of Systems Administrator at the Geoffrey R. Weller Library. Reporting to the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Systems Administrator I – Library is part of the library technology team and the ITS systems team. This position will primarily provide systems-related and advanced application support to library staff and library patrons.


Services supported include: data archival and backup, authentication and user management, web and e-mail services, database management, network file storage, desktop support, thin client and terminal services support.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • development of in-house software tools for various support and operating tasks
  • some day-to-day systems management and monitoring
  • working as member of different project teams that implement major server-based projects and enterprise applications
  • collaboration with other ITS areas for special projects as required…


The annual salary range for this position is $55,983.20 – $57,712.20, and the normal starting salary will be $55,983.20. UNBC offers employee tuition waivers (includes spouse and dependents), excellent benefit and pension packages, as well as employee training and development opportunities. For more details please see Normal hours of work will be 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.  However some flexibility is required as generally system maintenance occurs during off-hours.

To Apply:

Internal applicants from CUPE Local 3799 will be given priority consideration.

Please forward your resume and proof of education quoting competition #13-031CU to: Human Resources, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9

Email submissions:          Inquiries: (250) 960-5521

Department: Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library
Rank and Salary: Salary and appointment level based on experience and qualifications.
• Associate Librarian II – VII ($50,892 – $70,956)
Position Availability: Immediately. Candidates applying by March 30, 2013 will be given first consideration…

Description of Position & Duties

Under the general direction of the Director, Access & Information Services (AIS), the Access Services Librarian participates in the delivery of services to the Law Library’s users. This includes working from the Circulation Desk (and occasionally the Reference Desk) to provide basic research and reference services to School of Law Faculty and students and other library visitors, and creating training materials for the entire department. The Librarian coordinates the development, maintenance and updating of the Law Library Intranet, as well as making significant contributions to its content. The Librarian serves as Assistant Department Head and is responsible for the daily management of the Circulation Desk, hard copy and electronic reserve services, and stacks maintenance. The Access Services Librarian also indirectly supervises approximately 15 part-time student assistants assigned to circulation, shelving, and document delivery services. The Librarian administers the Library’s Limited Access Policy, including coordinating CSO coverage of the library’s access control desk and the After Hours Reading Room. The Librarian also heads the library’s emergency preparedness efforts.

Application Procedures

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply here:

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply to Donna Gulnac, Director, Access & Information Services, Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library, 385 Charles E. Young Drive, East, 1106 Law Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1458.

Applications should include:
• a cover letter describing qualifications and experience;
• a current resume/vitae detailing education and relevant experience; and
• the names and contact information for at least three professional references, including a current or previous supervisor.

Candidates applying by March 30, 2013 will be given first consideration. UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities. UCLA seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Collection Development and Acquisitions Librarian – Bridgewater State University (reposting)

  • General statement of duties: Lead, manage, and coordinate all collection development activities and acquisitions processes; lead, manage, and coordinate library liaison activities.
  • Prepare the annual budget for monographs, serials, databases and audio/visual materials. Monitor the expenditure of funds, maintain records, and recommend budget adjustments.
  • Manage the placement of orders and/or subscriptions for databases, monographs, serials, media materials, and all other library resources with appropriate vendors.
  • Coordinate the licensing of electronic journals, e-book packages, databases and other resources as needed.
  • Implement and manage acquisitions applications in the library management system (Voyager); develop activities to promote the use of the LMS and web- and network-based tools.
  • Coordinate acquisitions financial processes using the University’s accounting system (Banner).
  • Evaluate and develop the library’s collection of monographs, serials and visual materials in all formats in a team environment as the library moves forward in the application of new technologies and network-based information sources.
  • Develop and coordinate collection development activities such as collection assessment, collection policies, and the faculty liaison program…


  • Producing standard and customized selection tools for internal and external customers and recommending titles by title selection.
  • Developing profiles for customers
  • Deciding on quantities and assigning locations for library systems
  • Maintaining collection management required documentation and ongoing reports for customers


  • Understanding of library selection/collection development for books, video, music, and electronic content for children, teen, and adults
  • 2 to 5 years collection development/library experience
  • MLS degree from an accredited institution is required
  • Strong PC knowledge
  • Ability to travel overnight

“Position summary: The EBM reference librarian will develop a clinical reference library for Elsevier clinical products to ensure they are supported by the best and most current science. This librarian collaborates with editors in finding the best evidence  and in designing and maintaining the databases to store and retrieve the original sources and evidence summaries for use in products supporting the clinical health sciences. Essential functions of the EBM reference librarian:
• Locate evidence to support Elsevier clinical products through the design and conduct of systematic searches and retrieval of published and unpublished studies
• Develop, supervise, and maintain a virtual clinical reference library of the evidence for all Elsevier clinical products. The librarian will also develop and maintain policies and procedures for the virtual library and its use.
• Design and implement automated systems for the resource collection, management, and access.
• Monitor web resources with evidence based content, and create processes for alerting medical editors of potentially important new content to ensure currency of the clinical products.

• Masters degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited school
• Certification by the Academy of Health Information Professionals AHIP
• 5- 7 years of experience in health sciences library setting using evidence based methods to systematically search and retrieve research and with the creation of systematic reviews. Experience with development and use of PICO questions for searching and expertise in searching PubMed and other databases for retrieval of systematic reviews
• Experience with cataloging and taxonomies
• Ability to prioritize and to use problem solving skills …”

 Librarian, Research & Instruction – Wake Forest University

Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Library, winner of the 2011 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award, seeks an exceptional student-centered librarian to join the Research & Instruction team beginning on July 1st, 2013. The successful candidate will be energetic, team-oriented, and knowledgeable of best practices in information literacy instruction and will strive to help ZSR promote its mission “to help our students, faculty and staff succeed.

The Librarian, Research & Instruction serves as a primary instructor in our information literacy program, teaching up to six sections of our elective credit-bearing information literacy course each semester.   Guided by best practices in information literacy and pedagogy, the Librarian will be responsible for creating course materials, conducting classes and evaluating and assessing student progress. In collaboration with the other instructors in the program, the Librarian will be responsible for updating the course curriculum on a regular basis to best meet the needs of our students. The Librarian will also provide general reference service both virtually and in-person for students, faculty, and University community…

This is a twelve month position, with Library Faculty status at the rank of Lecturer, reporting to the Director for Research and Instruction Services of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library…

Salary and Rank: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is appointed to Library Faculty ranks as established by Wake Forest University. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials.

Review of applications begins March 15 and continues until the position is filled.   Interested applicants should go to and submit cover letter, resume and references within the online system.

Hunter Library seeks a knowledgeable, intellectually curious, and collaborative librarian to serve as Research and Instruction Librarian/Undergraduate Liaison. Reporting to the head of the Research and Instruction Services department, this librarian will lead the department in the planning, delivery, and assessment of the library’s information literacy efforts for undergraduate programs including first year composition and first-year experience classes. This position will provide outreach to transfer students, Residential Living, and the Office of Undergraduate Studies. The librarian in this position will also provide high-quality face-to-face and virtual reference services to all of the library’s constituencies at the reference desk and will develop tutorials and research guides based on student and curricular needs. The librarian will also participate in collection development and perform other duties as assigned. Some evening and weekend hours will be required…

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Minimum salary is $45,000. This is a twelve-month, tenure-track position with 24 days of vacation leave annually. Choice of retirement plans includes Fidelity, Lincoln, TIAA-CREF, VALIC, or the North Carolina state retirement system.

To be considered, you must apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please attach a cover letter; current resume; and a list of at least three references with contact information.

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