ATG Job Bank 5/3/14

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Professional career Opportunities at:

  • Yale University (2 positions)
  • Chesapeake College (2 positions)
  • American University, Washington College of Law, Pence Law Library, District of Columbia
  • California Lutheran University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology

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“Yale University invites applications for the position of Head, Beinecke Library Digital Services Unit.   Under the direction of the Head of Technical Services and working in close collaboration with units across the Beinecke Library and the Yale University Library, the Head of Beinecke Digital Services leads a newly formed Digital Services Unit. As such, the Head coordinates the Beinecke Library’s digitization program, its digital projects, and its user experience initiatives to enhance access to and use of Beinecke Library and its collections, including the Beinecke Digital Library, collection web pages, and online exhibits. The Head leads the investigation, development, and implementation of metadata and digitization workflows and standards as well as user interfaces and tools that affect the user experience…

For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.Yale.edu/jobs.  The STARS requisition ID for this position is 25103BR.

Apply By: 07-30-2014

Position Focus:
Under the supervision of the Head of Processing in the Manuscript Unit of the Beinecke Library, processes and catalogs archival and manuscript material, in the fields of American and modern European literature, history, and the humanities from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries. Prepares finding aids according to established local practice, including encoding in EAD. Performs original cataloging in the MARC format for the library’s online catalog. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants. Assists in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment. Assists in the ongoing development of the unit’s processing and cataloging procedures for archival collections. Completes special projects as assigned. Participates in Library-wide planning and committee activities, and is expected to be active professionally…

How to apply:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For the full job description and to apply online, please go to http://www.yale.edu/jobs.  Please include a cover letter along with your resume.  The STARS requisition ID for this position is 25107BR.

Apply By: 07-30-2014

This position is responsible for technology initiatives and electronic services, teaching in the information literacy program, managing the LRC Help Desk, working a liaison to the FDC, User Support, and the Dean of Learning Resources, fulfilling responsibilities as a member of the faculty. Requirements include: MLS from an ALA accredited program. Experience with Microsoft Office, Drupal, and EXProxy; three (3) to five (5) years of experience in information literacy instruction, library technology integration including web development and social media, electronic information retrieval, development of instructional materials, and library reference work. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@chesapeake.edu.  Deadline for applying is Friday, June 6, 2014.

Chesapeake College’s Faculty Development Center seeks a skilled and energetic Instructional Technology Specialist to provide design and development expertise and services to faculty. The Instructional Technologist helps faculty prepare online, hybrid, and face-to-face classes, creates materials for online and face-to-face environments, trains faculty to make effective use of instructional tech tools (including Canvas, our LMS), and researches new tech tools.  Requirements include: A Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, instructional design or related subject and two (2) years’ experience in instructional technology. Experience in a community college setting, preferred. Strong teaching and coaching skills are needed, especially as they apply to technology. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@chesapeake.edu. Deadline for applying is Friday, May 23, 2014.

DESCRIPTION: The Pence Law Library at the Washington College of Law is seeking a Head of Collections & Bibliographic Services Librarian. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the library’s The successful candidate will coordinate the use of technology for receiving, processing, cataloging, and retrieval of legal information in digital, paper, and other formats. The Pence Law Library’s collections total nearly 600,000 in print and electronic resources. The Pence Law Library uses the Innovative Interfaces Sierra platform. This is a tenure-track position reporting to the Associate Dean for Library and Information Resources.

DUTIES:

Besides managing the Collections & Bibliographic Services Department with four (4) full-time and (1) part-time staff and supervising the utilization of metadata schema at the Pence Law Library, this position is responsible for:

  • Cataloging materials in all subjects and formats
  • Exploring and integrating appropriate emerging technologies into cataloging practices
  • Establishing best practices for facilitating discovery and access to all library resources

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Library Services, the Manager of Collection Development oversees the Pearson Library’s print collection as well as manages and coordinates the physical sciences collections (bioengineering, biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics) and the ethnic and gender studies collections (gender & women studies, and global studies). The position develops strategic plans to enhance the quality of the overall collection over time and effectively manages limited physical space in the Pearson Library.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: • Leads collection development activities, updates collection development policy, and subject collection policies. • Leads program efforts critical to the Library’s collection strategies such as: building and stewarding distinctive collections; shifting collecting focus from print to electronic resources; periodic and ongoing review of continuations; designing and implementing standards and methods for selection, de-selection, review and replacement of subject collections. • Conducts collection analysis and evaluates current holdings based on course curricula and class syllabi; collaborates with Information Specialists in analyzing trends in collection use and distribution of funds across academic disciplines. • Effectively selects materials in the assigned subject area to support the curriculum; evaluates gift materials and collections for usefulness; makes decisions for purchase or providing access of collections resources…

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Completed Application Packet includes: • CLU Application (visit https://www.callutheran.edu/hr/sign_in.php ) • Cover letter outlining your qualifications for this particular job • Resume Only complete packets will be forwarded to the search committee. Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to jobs@callutheran.edu, or mail to: California Lutheran University Human Resources, MC1100 60 W. Olsen Road Thousand Oaks, CA 91360…

Salary: Starting at $50,000
Posted: 05/01/14

Position:

The Georgia Tech Library seeks a collaborative, customer-oriented and innovative librarian to take the lead role in cataloging and metadata initiatives for the Library. The Collection Acquisitions & Management Department consists of four professional librarians and eleven support staff divided into an Acquisitions Unit, an Electronic Resources Unit and a Cataloging Unit. Reporting to the Head, Collection Acquisitions & Management, the Cataloging Unit Head supervises approximately five support staff. This position provides leadership, training and expertise in cataloging in a variety of metadata schemas for resources in all formats. Additionally, the Head works collaboratively with the other Units in the Department as well as with others outside the Department. The librarian in this position must participate actively in professional and scholarly activities including Library, Institute and professional committees, research and publication…

For full job description and details on how to apply, see www.library.gatech.edu/about/jobs.php.

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