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Individual Postings: 


Instruction Librarian

Westminster College, one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” in 2014 by The Chronicle of Higher Education, seeks a full-time Instruction Librarian, in conjunction with the other instruction librarians, is responsible for the development, coordination and delivery of library instruction and campus-wide information literacy efforts. This position’s major focus will be on developing, delivering and assessing information literacy instruction for the WCore, Westminster College’s liberal education program, including in-person and online instruction. A secondary focus will be creating and assessing instruction materials for online programs and courses.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate library instruction efforts with instruction team;
  • Contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness and outcomes of Library instruction efforts;
  • Integrate new technologies and pedagogies into the delivery of instruction;
  • Create web content designed to promote and facilitate information literacy;
  • Serve as liaison to selected academic programs;
  • Select materials for liaison schools and programs;
  • Participate in other collection management activities such as weeding and serials and database review and selection;
  • Provide reference/research assistance to library users;
  • Participate in Library staff meetings and contribute to the planning, development and assessment of Library-wide policies and services;
  • Establish and sustain an ongoing service and scholarship record;
  • Keep current with trends and developments in assigned areas of responsibility and the field of librarianship.
  • Other duties as required.

 Link to full posting and application information: http://tinyurl.com/wcinstructionlibrarian



Digital Scholarship Librarian 

Utah State University Libraries seek an innovative, collaborative, and proactive librarian to assume management of the Libraries’ digital scholarship efforts, including the university’s thriving institutional repository (IR), DigitalCommons@USU, and other scholarly communication activities. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in the extensive scholarly communication landscape including: digital publishing and preservation, open access, open education, open data, and related intellectual property issues.


Reporting to the Head of Digital Initiatives, the position is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment with rank as Assistant Librarian. This position works both independently and in a collaborative environment to educate the USU community about the use and creation of digital resources and opportunities with particular emphasis on the IR and USU’s Digital Library. This will include promoting DigitalCommons@USU as a repository and both the IR and Digital Library as integrated tools in the research and teaching activities across the USU campuses. This position also contributes to efforts to raise awareness of related issues such as open access, open educational resources, data management, and copyright.



·      Develop and implement scholarly communication programs and initiatives.  

·      Build and maintain collaborative partnerships with research and administrative units on campus.  

·      Promote and support USU’s Open Access Policy and data management efforts across campus.  

·      Manage the development of and coordinate outreach in support of DigitalCommons@USU.  

·      Promote the use of library resources as digital scholarship and support library efforts to integrate these resources into the curriculum.  

·      Work collaboratively across the Library to identify and promote digital tools to enhance research and teaching.  

·      Serve as a subject librarian to one or more academic disciplines.  

Required Qualifications:

·      ALA-accredited Masters degree (awarded or near complete)  

·      Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, including listening, writing and speaking  

·      Ability to work effectively with various university stakeholders  

·      Knowledge of current trends and issues in scholarly communication, digital publishing and preservation, and data management  

·      Demonstrated problem solving skills  

·      Ability to set and follow through on both individual and team priorities  

·      Interest in learning new technologies and working in a dynamic environment  

·      Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills  

·      Ability to meet the university's requirements for promotion and tenure  


Preferred Qualifications: 

·      Project management experience

·      Experience in an academic library setting

·      Familiarity with copyright law, specifically fair use and library exemptions

·      Familiarity with repository platforms


Salary is $40,000, plus excellent benefits. Utah State University offers a competitive benefits package, to include medical and dental with a 14.2% retirement contribution by the University, and 22 days/year vacation.  The Library provides generous support for professional development and travel.

Review of applications will begin on October 4, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.


Apply online at: https://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=728



Weber State University

Stewart Library

Circulation Services Documents Processor



- Provide regularly scheduled patron assistance at the Circulation Services desk 
- Process, create, scan, and deliver digital copies of library materials to patrons 
- Assist with interlibrary loan, reserve, microforms, database printing, and all open stack collections 
- Oversee the management of Circulation Services and library security during the absence of the Circulation Services Evening Coordinator 
- Assist and/or secure the library building at closing 
- Assist in training and overseeing the work of student assistants  


- Associates Degree or equivalent 

- One year relevant experience 
- Familiar with integrated library systems 
- Customer service experience 
- Experience working as a member of a team in a team oriented environment  

- Valid Utah Driver's License  

- Basic computer literacy including word processing, spreadsheets, web browsing, and other computer applications  



- Bachelor's degree 
- Relevant library experience 
- Familiarity with scanners and scanning software 
- Ability to prioritize, effectively organize work, and routinely meet deadlines in a multitask environment 
- Ability to solve problems in an effective and professional manner and to be flexible and creative in problem resolution 
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 



This is a three-quarter time, 12-month position with a starting salary of $18,635, and a generous benefits package. Work schedule: This is a Tuesday - Saturday evening position, with hours from 3:00 - 9:30 p.m. Visit our website for library hours at http://www.library.weber.edu/sas/hours/hours.cfm. 

For job posting details, see jobs.weber.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60201.  To apply, complete the online application and attach a current resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three work-related references. Applicants should address their experience with both the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter and/or resume. Criminal background check required as a condition of employment. 

Posting Details


Job Title

Assistant Director 2, Instruction and Liaison Services

Position Title

Assistant Director 2, Instruction and Liaison Services

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

 Department  Library Services
 Requisition Number  15036
 Job Category  Staff
 FT/PT  Full-time
 Initial Work Location  Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Starting Salary

$46,631 - $50,412

Job Open Date

 Open Until Filled  Yes

Priority Review Date


 Job Summary  The Assistant Director of Instruction and Liaison Services reports directly to the Director of Library Services and supervises full-time Librarians. The position is responsible for leading and coordinating all aspects of Information Literacy instruction and the Library Liaison program.
 Essential Responsibilities and Duties  

Information Literacy Instruction and Curriculum Development: 
Provide college wide leadership and vision in order to ensure that students receive the information literacy skills needed to find, retrieve, create, analyze and use information, improving student retention and success and preparing them as they continue on in their fields of study, as they enter the workplace and in life-long learning.
Oversee the training and mentoring of library instructors in teaching methodology and best practices. Oversee the peer evaluation process.
Promote partnerships between faculty, librarians, library staff, instructional designers and others in order to develop ways for students to become more information literate.
Assist faculty, Associate Deans and Deans in developing and modifying curriculum in order to promote and integrate information literacy and improve learning outcomes. Serve on the College Curriculum Committee and Technical Analysis Subcommittee.
Support the exploration, improvement and use of learning modalities, evolving pedagogies, new tool and technologies.
Oversee the creation, improvement and maintenance of online resource guides, LibGuides, tutorials, screencasts, and other tools.

Liaison Services: 
Provide leadership, vision and support for the Library Liaison program, which is a collaboration between Library Services and other areas of the College in order to establish two-way communication; provide Library contacts dedicated to serving needs; increase awareness and use of Library resources and services; increase Library Services’ awareness of and response to the needs of the College; increase awareness of Information Literacy instruction opportunities for Faculty and students and help incorporate them into the curriculum; improve the Library’s planning process; and improve student outcomes.
Provide leadership in the development and implementation of liaisons’ responsibilities, especially in the areas of teaching and learning.
Meet with School, Department and Division leaders on a regular basis to ensure communication and collaboration through the Liaison program.
Coordinate with all areas of the library including Content Services, Archives & Digital Resources, Public Services and administration in order to maintain an understanding of resources and services available and communicate the College’s needs.

College Wide Initiatives: 
Coordinate on College wide initiatives with other departments, committees and organizations such as General Education, E-Learning, Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, Learning Centers & Tutoring, Open Education task force, ePortfolio, Thayne Center for Service and Learning, and Universal Access Committee.

Provide leadership, support and supervision for Instruction and Liaison Librarians including hiring, training, evaluating, mentoring, and correcting when necessary.
Coordinate and evaluate the Librarians’ professional activities and help them to establish and achieve appropriate goals that tie to the College’s mission.

Library Management: 
Collaborate with Library Services’ administrative team on accreditation, assessment, marketing and outreach, strategic planning, budgeting and policies and procedures to ensure the overall effectiveness of Library Services.
Assist the Director of Library Services as needed and manage Library Services in the Director’s absence.

 Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued  Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) or more years of experience in an academic library.
Direct instruction and instructional design experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution. Three (3) to Five (5) years of closely related, paid, full-time experience. Three (3) years of supervisory experience.


Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution. Three (3) to Five (5) years of closely related, paid, full-time experience. Three (3) years of supervisory experience.
 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 -Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.
-Innovative, collaborative and flexible management style.
-Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, administrators and the community.
-Ability to work in a team setting.
-Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Experience with online education, Learning Management Systems and instructional technology.
-Effective organizational, management, and problem-solving skills.
-Ability to work under minimal supervision.
-Experience with Information Literacy instruction
-Understanding of best practices in teaching and learning
-Familiarity with Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
-Experience with curriculum development.
-Working knowledge of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.
-Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

 Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

 Voluntary participation in campus committees and associations as appropriate.

 Special Instructions  Salt Lake Community College will complete a background check on the final candidate.
 FLSA  Exempt
 Pass Message

 Please review your application to ensure that all documents have been successfully attached. If you find that a document(s) has not attached successfully, please contact HR to have them reactivate your application.

 Fail Message  

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Weber State University

Stewart Library

Reference Evening/Weekend Supervisor



This is a full-time evening/weekend library staff position that provides reference and research service to students and faculty from a variety of educational backgrounds.

Reporting to the Information Services Manager, this position:

- Helps patrons perform research using the library's discovery system, appropriate databases, catalogs, electronic, web-based and print resources, and instructs students on how to optimize research strategies and techniques

- Manages the reference area during assigned hours. Helps maintain the physical environment in the reference area and in library classrooms.

- Addresses patron requests and problems according to university, library and Reference & Information Services policies and procedures

- Manages the library's Ask a Librarian services, both chat and email, during evening and weekend hours

- Works with the Reference Coordinator on library outreach including social media and displays following university, library and departmental policies and procedures

- Maintains the library's electronic journal portal (Serials Solutions 360 Core) to ensure that it contains accurate holdings information, and edits and updates it as necessary

- Works with Technical Services and the Government Documents Assistant to ensure that the government documents collections are cataloged, easily available and in compliance with the Federal Depository Library Program. Works with library faculty to ensure that the collection is evaluated regularly.

- Prints maps, posters and other documents for patrons using a large format printer

- Creates library research guides, videos and other instructional materials

- Provides general library instruction sessions to English 1010, 2010 and UNIV 1105 classes when the schedule allows

- Hours - Monday through Thursday 3 pm to 11 pm and Sundays 1 pm to 9 pm. Hours vary during summer semester and semester breaks 



- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

- Experience answering research questions at a library reference desk 
- Experience using reference sources, both print and online 
- Experience using online library databases

- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel 
- Experience doing basic computer troubleshooting



Preferred Qualifications include: 
- MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution 
- Ability to work well with others in a dynamic, changing environment 
- Ability to multitask and meet deadlines 
- Experience using technology such as scanners, printers, etc. 
- Experience working with Federal Government documents 
- Experience using electronic journals 
- Excellent problem solving skills 
- Experience creating research guides, videos or other instructional materials 
- Excellent oral and written communication skills 
- Excellent customer service skills 
- Computer and technology skills, including use of the Internet, computers, mobile devices, and social media 


This is a full time evening/weekend staff position with a starting salary of $30,805, and a generous benefits package. Hours are Monday through Thursday 3 pm to 11 pm and Sundays 1 pm to 9 pm. Hours vary during summer semester and semester breaks. 

For job posting details, see jobs.weber.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60159.  To apply, complete the online application and attach a current resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references.  Applicants should address their experience with both the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter and/or resume.  To learn more about the Stewart Library and Weber State University, please visit our web sites: library.weber.edu and weber.edu.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment. 

POSITION: Circulation Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Davis County Library – Central Branch Layton
SALARY: $14.92/Hour
OPEN: August 19, 2015
CLOSESSeptember 4, 2015
JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Branch Librarian supervises all aspects of the circulation functions at the branch level. Performs specialized and complex circulation tasks at both the branch and system levels.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Supervises all aspects of the circulation functions of the branch, including but not limited to check in and check out, shelving and shelf maintenance, accounting of fine money, and registration; performs specialized and complex circulation tasks that require the use of independent judgment. Supervises clerical positions, which may include Pages, Circulation Clerks and Office Specialist Is. Hires and trains employees in circulation tasks as established by the Library system. Schedules, assigns and monitors work; conducts performance appraisals in compliance with County Policies and Procedures and practices. Documents performance issues in a timely and appropriate manner, and properly refers employees for disciplinary action in accordance with County Policies and Procedures. Articulates library policy to patrons and provides initial interpretation of policy as needed, making exceptions as warranted based on understanding of library policies and procedures; demonstrates an understanding of library policy in order to act as a resource and trainer for circulation policies and procedures as directed by the Branch Librarian. Directs workflow related to circulation functions including scheduling of staff, establishing of task priorities, and assignment of daily duties to ensure that essential circulation duties are accomplished; monitors accuracy of circulation tasks and suggests modifications in routines and procedures to improve efficiency. Reviews correspondence and reports related to circulation functions; determines information to be extracted for further use, sharing this information with staff in an appropriate format; maintains records and files at the branch level and ensures reports are completed in a timely manner; updates the circulation procedures manual as changes/additions are instituted. Supervises handling of monies collected from fines and fees accurately applying knowledge of library policy about fines; ensures copy machines and change machines are maintained and ledgers are properly balanced; ensures deposits are sent to Headquarters in accordance with the established schedule; may accept and note payments on payment plans; may negotiate or set-up payment plans with patrons at discretion of Branch Librarian. Maintains accuracy of branches’ patron registrations, forwarding completed applications to Headquarters in a timely manner. Participates with other Library supervisors and administrators in evaluating Library policies and procedures, assuring equitable and efficient application, and modifying them as necessary to increase effectiveness. Oversees library system patron applications; maintains master file of registration forms and ensures file is accurate and accessible; maintains inventory of forms, library cards, and patron barcodes; responds to registration problems. Processes postal return notices/mail and e-mail notices; updates existing computer records and resolves incomplete or incorrect addresses. Researches patron records and prepares overdue letters; follows up on overdue letters and prepares accounts being submitted to the outside collection agency; monitors and updates information from collection agency website; updates patron records and maintains files of submissions and reports. Oversees telephone renewal program (Headquarters). Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduation plus the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time work experience in a public library environment. Experience must include the performance of routine circulation tasks. Related part-time experience may be applied toward the minimum experience requirement. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered. Preference for one (1) year of supervisory experience in a public library environment.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel. Employees driving a personal vehicle while on County business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. Position will be at Central Branch in Layton. Must pass the Library’s data entry test. Testing is available at Headquarters (Farmington Branch Library), 133 South Main Street, Farmington, Utah. Selected applicant must work day and evening shifts and rotating Saturdays. Proof of automobile insurance and a current Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) required with application; applicants with a Utah driver license can obtain an MVR through the State Driver’s License Division or through Personnel.
TO APPLY: An official Davis County Employment Application is required and available in the Davis County Personnel Office, 61 South Main Street, #305, Farmington, Utah or at daviscountyutah.gov/oopm/. Submit applications to the Davis County Personnel Office. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Address: Davis County Office of Personnel Management, 61 South Main Street, #305, Farmington, UT 84025. Mail applications to: P.O. Box 618, Farmington, UT 84025. If assistance is needed, call 801-451-3415. Equal Opportunity Employer

Chris Sanford, Director  

Davis County Library  

133 S. Main St.  

PO Box 115  

Farmington, UT 84025  





Collection Management Librarian, Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT 

Roseman University of Health Sciences invites applicants for Collection Management Librarian at its South Jordan, Utah campus.  Located in the Salt Lake City metro area with stunning views of the Wasatch Mountains, this four-season region is great for skiing, running, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The Collection Management Librarian reports to the Director of Library Services in Nevada and provides library collection guidance for all university campuses.  

Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree; 3 years professional-level library experience in an academic and/or health science-related setting, including reference; experience with collection management, collection development, and/or acquisitions.

Preferred:  Collection development experience in an academic health science library; membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals; peer-reviewed publications and/or professional association presentations.

For further information and application instructions, visit www.roseman.edu/employment/utah. Application review begins 10/9/15. Position is open until filled.

Roseman University of Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-Free workplace.



Giovale Library Accepting Adjunct Faculty

Westminster College’s Giovale Library is currently accepting adjunct faculty resumes for the information literacy program. Flexibility in schedule is required; 2-3 credit load is expected.  

Adjunct pay ranges from $745 per credit to $905 per credit, depending on teaching experience and degree.  

Minimum Qualifications:  

Bachelor’s degree, instruction in higher education and/or library experience.  

Preferred Qualifications:  

Master’s Degree in library and information sciences and teaching experience in information literacy.  


Submit a resume and cover letter to Emily Swanson (eswanson@westminstercollege.edu) or Amy Kelly (akelly@westminstercollege.edu) detailing your relevant experience.



 Reference and Instruction Librarian (LDS Business College)

ID# 106991, Type: Part-time – Regular

Salt Lake City, UT

Posting Dates: 6/18/2015 – 7/17/2015


Requirements for Employment Eligibility:

The LDS Business College is a privately owned and operated college of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist in supervising activities at the circulation desk to provide knowledgeable and friendly customer service.


Teach and participate in instruction programs using traditional classroom methods and new education technologies to integrate information literacy into all academic programs.


Provide traditional and electronic reference services; develop and maintain web-based tutorials; and create, curate, and maintain print and electronic subject guides to ensure responsive and accurate research help for all patrons.

Posting Notice/How to Apply:

For a complete job announcement and to apply online, go to https://careers.ldschurch.org/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=132108





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