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Utah Valley University Library has an opening for an Instruction/Evening Reference Librarian. Apply at: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/14146 or contact Kim Rollins, 801-863-7326 or kim.rollins@uvu.edu, for more information. 


UVU Title

Librarian - Instruction/Evening Reference

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$34, 656 - $46,207

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Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties

Under the direction of the Assistant Library Director – Public Services, provides professional reference service to students and faculty from a variety of educational backgrounds, conducts information literacy instruction sessions to diverse populations, oversees collection development for assigned areas, and manages assigned library services to support a dynamic, open-enrollment university.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited ALA library college or university with a master’s of Library Science degree is required. Additional graduate study and/or professional experience in library science or related fields and computer-related library operations helpful.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assessment and data analysis. Experience with creating, interpreting, and analyzing data and reports for use in decision-making.


Knowledge of information literacy standards and instruction best practices. Knowledge of methods in the evaluation and selection of print and non-print sources. Knowledge of the use and content of reference sources as well as ability to match a wide variety of user needs with appropriate resources. Knowledge of current library and educational trends. Knowledge of current assessment issues/trends for academic libraries.


Proficiency in the use of computers, peripherals, and software applications, such as the Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to assist patrons with their use.


Must have the ability to deliver information literacy instruction both in-person and online. Must demonstrate the ability to be self-directed, meet deadlines, and be responsive and provide innovative services. Must have the ability to learn and take responsibility for assigned areas within the library. Must have the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. Must demonstrate the ability to work flexibly and creatively with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. Must have the ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

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Hours 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm with weekend rotation.


Reference Librarian - Utah State Law Library
The Utah State Law Library is seeking applicants for a Reference Librarian. The Utah State Law Library serves the legal information needs of Utah's courts, executive agencies, legislature, attorneys, and the public. 

This is a very public service intensive position. More than 80% of library patrons are the public, bringing a variety of backgrounds, financial resources, education levels, language skills and a wide range of emotional states. 

Our small staff of two professional librarians and two paraprofessionals provide access the justice system by helping patrons navigate the Utah State Courts' website, explaining court processes, directing patrons to available forms and information, guiding patrons to legal research resources and providing effective referrals. Utah's court system is nationally recognized for its progressive court management and innovative programs.

Sound interesting? Please go to the State Jobs website to read the full position description and to apply:

Position #4686
Location: Matheson Courthouse, Salt Lake City
Salary: $20.40 - $26.38
Closing date:  May 26, 2015
Spanish speakers preferred.




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Assistant Director 2, Content Services

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Not Applicable

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Director, Library Services


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Taylorsville Redwood Campus

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Based on qualifications

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The Assistant Director of Content Services provides leadership, vision and support for the Content Services Division including supervising full-time and part-time staff. This position oversees and coordinates collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, serials, electronic resources, digital resources, emerging technologies and educational initiatives, archives and preservation, data management, and improving accessibility and the end user experience in online environments including the website.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Collection Development: Oversee the development of collections in all formats including print, media, electronic, digitized, archival materials, open education resources (OER), etc. Chair Collection Development team and run meetings. Explore and utilize the most recent purchasing and licensing models such as Patron Driven Acquisition. Coordinate with vendors, including getting quotes, setting up trials, and handling licensing. Oversee the analysis of collections for adequacy, currency, usable formats, and accessibility. Participate on the Utah Academic Library Consortium (UALC) Collection Development team for the purpose of planning, purchasing and sharing resources. Manage the Acquisitions budget to ensure the efficient and effective use of resources. Coordinate with Library Liaisons to acquire and provide access to requested and appropriate resources.

Emerging Technology & Education Initiatives: Provide vision, leadership and support for the discovery, promotion, and utilization of emerging technologies in order to enhance accessibility and support education initiatives. Collaborate across the library, college and community to develop and carry out education initiatives such as Open Education Resources (OER), Universal Accessibility, digitization projects, streaming media, integration with the Learning Management System, and improving the website. Oversee the utilization of new media to provide on-demand access to content anytime, anywhere, on any digital device; and the use of interactive user feedback and creative participation in order to enhance the end-user experience in online environments. Oversee the maintenance of the library website in terms of content and accessibility.

Data Collection and Analysis: Analyze, manage, and utilize data related to collections, physical and electronic product usage, and online access in order to maintain and improve collections and to meet the goals of the College. Gather requested and required data and report to the proper internal and external agencies including College departments, the National Center for Education Statistics (IPEDS) and accrediting bodies. Participate in the planning, executing, analyzing and using of user surveys to ensure the adequacy of resources and accessibility.

Oversee Operations: Oversee the operation of the Content Services Division of Library Services. Provide vision and direction for the function and purpose of the division. Supervise full-time and part-time librarians and staff, including hiring, training, evaluating, mentoring, facilitating professional development and taking disciplinary action when necessary.

Other duties: Assist the Director of Library Services as needed. Manage Library Services in the Director’s absence. Participate on various college committees and task forces as assigned. Participate with library administration to ensure the overall effectiveness of library operations including development of library goals and policy, staff development and budgeting.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) or more years of experience in an academic library.

Demonstrated experience working with educational technology.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (from an ALA accredited institution).

Three (3) to five (5) years of direct, paid, full-time experience of which three (3) must be supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to manage a large budget
Experience with automated Library systems (ALS/ILS) such as SirsiDynix Symphony
Experience with collection development functions such as content selection, collection evaluation and management, product trials, purchasing and licensing
Knowledge of cataloging and metadata creation
Experience in the evaluation, adoption and integration of emerging technologies and services
Knowledge of digital content management and repository systems such as CONTENTdm, DSpace, Islandora and Equella
Ability to analyze information and collections and report findings
Ability to work in a data driven environment
Ability to collect, analyze, use and report data
Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, administrators and the community
Ability to manage contracts and licensing agreements
Knowledge of Copyright Law and Fair Use guidelines as they apply to academic institutions
Knowledge of ADA requirements and accessibility standards for content and systems
Familiarity with website design and technology
Ability to study and improve end user experience with library content and services
Ability to seek out, study and introduce new library and instructional technologies
Familiarity with Open Education Resources
Experience with online education and Learning Management Systems
Experience with student information systems such as Banner
Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to manage multiple complex projects and activities
Effective organizational, management, and problem-solving skills
Ability to work under minimal supervision

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Assist the Director of Library Services as needed. Manage Library Services in the Director’s absence. Participate on various college committees and task forces as assigned. Participate with library administration to ensure the overall effectiveness of library operations including development of library goals and policy, staff development and budgeting.

Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College will complete a background check on the final candidate.



 QuickLink to apply:  https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/29514



Subject: JOB POSTING Lincoln County Library System (WY) Director




The Lincoln County Library System has a position vacancy for Library Director.  This is a full-time position located in Kemmerer, Wyoming.  Responsibilities include supervision of five Branch Librarians, and Library System and headquarters library staff; budgeting; collection management; planning; community outreach; and management of the Library Foundation.  This person works under the direction of the Lincoln County Library Board.  For a complete job description, go the library’s website:  www.linclib.org.

Qualifications:  Masters in Library Science and library experience or Bachelor’s Degree and at least three to five years library experience including supervisory experience

Salary is commensurate with experience.  This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  FLSA:  Exempt

Closing Date:  May 15, 2015

Expected Start Date:   July 1, 2015 

Application procedure:  Send resume, application, and cover letter to Lincoln County Library System, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, WY 83101 or email documents to bmcginnis@linclib.org.   For more information, please call Brenda McGinnis, 307-877-6961.

An Equal Opportunity Employer



Archives and Manuscripts Catalog Librarian

Brigham Young University (BYU), a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located in Provo, Utah, invites application for the position of Archives and Manuscripts Catalog Librarian, a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library.

The mission of this position is to provide access tools for Special Collections materials, including catalog records and digital object metadata, to improve the quality of bibliographic information, thus improving access to the described materials.

The Library is seeking a dynamic individual who can perform well in a rapidly changing environment.  Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.

For complete job announcement and to apply go to: https://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/5813

Review of applications will begin March 16, 2015. 

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