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Circulation Team Leader
Type:Full Time Regular
Salary/Pay Rate:$11.75-$17.45 ($15.41 New Hire Max)
Posted Date:3/13/2015
Deadline to Apply:3/25/2015
Under general direction from the Circulation/IT Librarian and Library Director, manages the library’s circulation system, supervises circulation staff performance, and develops policies and training to promote customer service values. Works with the library’s management team to help evaluate services, set goals, and establish policies that enhance library service.

Example of some typical job duties

* Provides internal and external customer service that exceeds expectations. This includes serving at the Circulation Desk as assigned, greeting the public, passing on knowledge about Park City community information and local history.
* At least half the Circulation Team Leader’s time is spent at the desk performing circulation related tasks such as opening and closing the library and maintaining an awareness of patron activities in all areas of the library. 
* Ensures that all the elements of the circulation process are operating smoothly and efficiently by delegating various tasks to the appropriate employees and making changes to those assignments when necessary. 

Required:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and years of experience.
• 1 year of managerial experience in a situation comparable to that of a library. Practical experience involving research in a library.
• Ability to communicate using speech, reading and writing skills.

Preferred:
• Two years supervisory experience in a library. 
• Knowledge of books, music and film, including classics, children’s literature and current works.
• Knowledge of reliable information available for research through print and electronic sources. Basic computer skills, including knowledge of Internet use, word processing, and graphics programs.

Applications are available on our website at www.parkcity.org or can be picked from the Human Resources Department located at 445 Marsac Ave, Park City 84060. 
Mail applications to PCMC, c/o Cherie Ashe, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 1480, Park City, Utah 84060 
For a complete job description, please click here.

Position Open-Utah State Library Division

The Department of Heritage and Arts, Division of Utah State Library is recruiting for a Library Resources Program Manager. This recruitment is open to the public, and will close on Sunday, March 29, 2015.  To apply for this position please visit http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/. If you have any questions, please contact Corrie Steeves, HR Analyst at csteeves@utah.gov

 

 


 

Librarian III/Grants Coordinator

The
Department of Heritage and Arts, Division of State Library is recruiting for a
Librarian III/Grants Coordinator. The Grants Coordinator-Public Library
Consultant at the Utah State Library will provide statewide leadership in
monitoring the administration of Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
federal grant funds, as well as Utah State Community Library Enhancement Fund
(CLEF) grants, and the grant awards process to local public, school, tribal,
and academic libraries throughout Utah. The incumbent will utilize public
library expertise to provide qualified council to Utah Public Libraries. 
Applicants are required to have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an
ALA accredited institution. Preference will be given for previous experience
working in a public library. The primary duties of this position are to provide
broad coordination of the available grants programs including administration of
competitive grant awards, reporting of grant project success by awardees to
state and federal agencies, and application of the state and federal
requirements and guidelines for grants administration. Other duties performed
by this position are consulting with assigned public libraries’ staff and Boards
regarding all aspects of public library operations within the State of Utah,
and following State of Utah, Department of Heritage and Arts (DHA), and Utah
State Library (USL) laws, rules, policy, and procedures in regards to assigned
duties.

 Application
Instructions, Qualifications, and Complete Job Description online:

 http://bit.ly/1vT6l3B


Associate Director for Education and Research

The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah invite applications for an Associate Director for Education and Research. The Associate Director provides leadership and vision for the educational and research-oriented efforts of the Library, including oversight of public services functions.  The Associate Director will directly participate in the educational and research efforts of the library, including teaching curriculum-embedded courses. The position has a strong externally-facing component, requiring outreach and engagement across the health sciences campus. The Associate Director is expected to contribute to the profession and the health sciences campus through scholarship and service, and is responsible for mentoring and collaborating with junior faculty to ensure their success. This position is a full-time, tenure track faculty position reporting directly to the Deputy Director. Salary: $65,000 minimum

Application Instructions, Qualifications, and Complete Job Description online at:

https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/39086

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect.  The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

 


Communications and Theater & Media Arts 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 Communications and Theater & Media Arts Librarian, a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library.

The mission of this position is to 1) provide specialized reference, advanced research assistance, and library instruction in theater, media arts, film, communications and other assigned areas as needed; 2) to work as the library liaison to faculty teaching and researching in the assigned areas; 3) to develop and manage collections for the library in the assigned areas; and 4) to participate in scholarship, creative works, and other professional development activities.

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/5928

Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015. 


Latin American and Iberian Area Studies Librarian

The Harold B. Lee Library at BYU has an open position that we would like to be advertised on the ULA website, Latin American and Iberian Area Studies Librarian. Please see the below job announcement. Thank you!

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 Latin American and Iberian Area Studies Librarian, a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library.

The mission of this position is to 1) provide specialized reference, advanced research assistance, and library instruction in Latin American and Iberian Area Studies; 2) to work as the library liaison to faculty teaching and researching in the assigned areas; 3) develop and manage collections for the library in the areas of Latin American and Iberian area studies, as well as Spanish and Portuguese cultures, languages, and literature worldwide; and 4) to participate in scholarship, creative works, and other professional development activities.

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/5741

Review of applications will begin March 16, 2015. 

 


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. 


Ancient Studies, Ancient Scripture, and Philosophy 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 Ancient Studies, Ancient Scripture, and Philosophy Librarian, a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library.

The mission of this position is 1) to provide specialized reference, advanced research assistance, and library instruction in ancient studies, ancient scripture*, philosophy and other assigned areas as needed; 2) to work as the library liaison to faculty teaching and researching in the assigned areas; 3) to develop and manage collections for the library in the assigned areas; and 4) to participate in scholarship, creative works, and other professional development activities.

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/5349

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2015. 


The Utah State Law Library is recruiting for two law library assistant positions. The application deadline is January 20th. To apply, please visit the State Jobs website (http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/) and select Judicial Branch positions.

About the Utah State Law Library

Utah State Law Library staff provide reference services to a broad spectrum of library users including the public, judges, law clerks, court staff, attorneys, executive and legislative branch staff, public library staff and students. The majority of our patrons are the public who are trying to navigate the court system without an attorney. 

We provide services in person, by phone, email and text messaging, and help patrons navigate the Utah State Courts’ website, direct patrons to available forms and information, guide patrons to legal research resources online and in print, and provide relevant referrals. We serve people from all kinds of backgrounds, financial resources, education levels, language skills, in a wide range of emotional states. A strong service orientation and excellent customer service skills are essential.

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 Curator of 21st Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts, a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library. 

The mission of this position is to identify, appraise, acquire, catalog, and preserve manuscript materials of enduring historical value related to Utah, the Western U.S., and Mormonism following accepted professional standards and practices. This position is responsible for Mormon manuscripts from 2000 to the present, Trans-Mississippi West manuscripts from 2000 to the present, non-Mormon and non-literary manuscripts from 2000 to the present, local Utah County history from 2000 to the present, and Southeastern Idaho Mormon materials from 2000 to the present. This position is also responsible for the professional papers program of Brigham Young University.

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

For complete job announcement and to apply online go to: http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/5657

Review of applications will begin February 16, 2015.

 


 

CITY OF OREM

HUMAN RESOURCES         

Office: 801-229-7186     Job Hotline: 801- 229-7170        

DUTIES:  Seeking
a Librarian to direct and supervise the Adult, Children,
and Teen Services
sections of the Library.
 Responsibilities include management, collection development, and reference service.  Responsible for all facets of Teen collection
development. Provides professional
reference and advisory services
to patrons. Responsible for selection, maintenance and
subscription coordination of databases  and other resources.  Plans and presents
programs. Hires,
trains, and supervises library employees. Responsible for the preparation
and
administration of the section budget. This is a
professional position working
under the direction of a Library
Division Manager.
Participates as a member of the Library’s
executive staff. Performs
other duties as
assigned, including assignments
related to the Timpanogos
Storytelling Festival.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires
a Master’s Degree
in Library Science
or related field plus a minimum of three years experience as a library professional or para-professional, and management or supervisory experience.
 Thorough knowledge
of professional principles, practices, and techniques of
library science and of
library management. Extensive knowledge
of the literatures of the liberal
arts, with expertise in fiction
and nonfiction for adults and teens.

SALARY RANGE: $3,892
to $4,864
per month depending upon qualifications. SALARY WILL GENERALLY
START AT LOWER END OF THE
SALARY RANGE.

SCHEDULE:  Some evenings
and Saturdays
required.

APPLICATIONS: Those
interested in applying should submit
their application to the City of Orem, Human
Resources Office on or before January 12, 2015
at 5:00
p.m.
ONLY THE INFORMATION ON OR ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION
WILL BE USED FOR SCREENING
PURPOSES.

The Human Resources Office will make reasonable efforts in the
application process to accommodate disabled applicants. If you
have special needs, please call 229-7186.  Applications have been classified as private and will be
held confidential.

 THE CITY OF OREM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 56 NORTH STATE
STREET OREM, UTAH 84057

 


The Department of Heritage and Arts, Division of Utah State Library is recruiting for an Assistant Director/Program Manager Library Development.  This recruitment is open to the public, and will close on Sunday, January 4, 2015. To apply for this position please visit http://bit.ly/1rmcX8y  If you have any questions, please contact Corrie Steeves, HR Analyst at csteeves@utah.gov

The Department of Heritage and Arts, Division of Utah State Library is recruiting for a Librarian III/Training Coordinator.  This recruitment is open to the public, and will close on Sunday, January 4, 2015.  To apply for this position please visit http://bit.ly/1pHuXJe  If you have any questions, please contact Corrie Steeves, HR Analyst at csteeves@utah.gov

The Department of Heritage and Arts, Division of Utah State Library is recruiting for a Director Multistate Center West. This recruitment is open to the public, and will close on Monday, January 5, 2015. To apply for this position please visit http://bit.ly/1y2D4D2  If you have any questions, please contact Corrie Steeves, HR analyst at csteeves@utah.gov

 


Utah State University

Acquisition and Technical Services Manager - Price Campus         

Department  Library - USU Eastern          

Position Summary

Candidate will perform purchasing, receiving and technical processing duties of most library purchases. Candidate will maintain the Serials Collection, assist patrons, schedule travel for library employees and perform basic clerical duties as requested. Occasional night and weekend work is required. Travel to and from the Merrill-Cazier Library in Logan for trainings is required.

USU Eastern Mission Statement:

With efficiency, innovation and excellence, Utah State University Eastern prepares people who create and sustain our region.”           

Responsibilities     

1. Maintain the Acquisitions and Technical Services Departments at the USU Eastern Library.

2. Administer duties related to purchasing, processing, mending and discarding library materials.

3. Work with staff from the USU Eastern Business Office in placing orders for the library.

4. Work in USU Banner.

5. Operate Sierra software.

6. Execute library collection purchasing practices with assistance from the Merrill-Cazier Library Acquisitions and Technical Services Departments.

7. Initiate and coordinate incoming and outgoing deliveries.

8. File and maintain invoices, contracts and other important library documents.

9. Initiate positive working relationships with vendors, and jobbers.

10. Assist Director as requested with projects pertaining to library resources and purchases.

11. Perform purchasing duties for the library using a USU Eastern Library P-Card.              

Minimum Qualifications  

1. Associate’s degree or vocational or technical school degree OR One to three years’ work experience.

2. Strong organizational skills.

3. Attention to detail.

4. Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects.

5. Excellent interpersonal abilities.

6. Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse population.

7. Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts effort in successfully completing tasks.

8. Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.

9. Oral and written communication skills.             

Preferred Qualifications  

1. Bachelor’s degree.

2. Banner experience

3. Sierra software experience         

Review Date  12-13-2014  

Position Close Date  Open Until Filled

Salary  Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits.  

See http://jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60971 for more information and to apply online.

Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Utah State University is an AA/EO Employer and encourages gender and ethnic diversity.


Senior Librarian - Adult Services - Park City

This is an internal and external recruitment. Please post for employees without email access. Thank you!

Senior Librarian – Adult Services  

Full Time Regular  

$38,664.14 - $57,433.14 ($50,713.46 is New Hire Max)  

JOB SUMMARY

 Under the direction of the Library Director, coordinates and/or implements all adult programming and services including reference, collection development, speaker series, exhibits, and classes. Works with self-managed team to set goals and participate in long-term planning. Supervises the Adult Services Library Assistant(s), contract marketing position, and oversees adult volunteers.  

  Examples of some typical job duties:

  • *Performs collection development duties including selection, de-selection and budgeting for materials in assigned areas. Selects vendors to maximize cost effectiveness, quality, and appropriateness of materials.  
  • *Develop, plan, and present creative educational and entertaining programs and special events for a diverse adult population that encourages lifetime literacy and the development of 21st century skills.    
  • Promotes new collections, programs, and library resources.  
  • Coordinates with the Marketing and Public Relations Specialist to make sure the marketing and public relations needs for library programs are met.  
  • Manages E-rate funding.  
  • *Coordinates library exhibits and applies for funding for exhibits and programs.  
  • *In collaboration with the Youth and Spanish Services Librarian and the I.T./ Circulation Librarian, manages the library’s YouCreate Lab, overseeing the equipment, software, online resources, and coordinating programs.
  • *Oversees library’s electronic resources including e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines. This involves selection of items, managing the platforms, offering training, and resolving issues as they arise.

 Required:

  • M.L.S./ M.L.I.S. from an ALA accredited university

 Preferred:

  • Experience promoting library services and programs
  • Knowledge of public relations techniques
  • Previous experience working in adult services
  • Collection development experience
  • Working knowledge of Apple products and Adobe Software

 For a complete job description click here.

 

Apply: Submit an application, resume, and cover letter to Cherie Ashe: email to: cherie.ashe@parkcity.org

Or fax to: 435.615.4902, or in person 445 Marsac Ave Park City, UT 84060 Attention: Human Resources, or Apply Online at:www.parkcity.org


Search Extended Until Nov. 1

The Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library currently has a professional, continuing faculty status track position in the L. Top Perry Special Collections. This individual would be responsible for the acquisition, processing, and preservation of 19th and 20th century Mormon and Western Americana books.

POSITION:  Curator of 19th & 20th Century Mormon and Western Americana Books

DESCRIPTION/ENVIRONMENT

Brigham Young University (BYU) is a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in Provo, Utah. 

This is a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position. BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Harold B. Lee Library, an ARL Library, serves nearly 33,000 students as well as 2,000 full- and part-time faculty. The library employs 66 faculty, 101 FTE staff and professionals, and approximately 200 FTE students. An average of 10,000 patrons per day use the library’s services and collections of over nine million items.

JOB MISSION

The mission of this position is to document the history and culture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members, from 1830 to 2000, by identifying, appraising, acquiring, preserving, and providing access to published materials of enduring historical value, paying special attention to the 1930 to 2000 period of time.

The person in this position will also do the same for the history of Utah and for the history of the Western United States insofar as the Mormon experience touches the West.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution with two years curatorial experience.  Individuals with related education or work experience and who are committed to completing the MLS within a 2 ½ year  period of time may be considered.
  • Master’s or PhD degree in History, preferred
  • A demonstrated knowledge in Western U.S., Utah, and Mormon History
  • Up-to-date knowledge of current Utah, Western, and Mormon publishing
  • Experience with online library utilities
  • Experience with the Mormon and Western rare books markets (or trade)
  • Understanding of issues related to the evaluation of rare books
  • Understanding of appropriate preservation practices for rare books
  • Familiarity with best practices for cataloging rare material (or books)
  • Knowledge of search strategies for online products related to these fields
  • Demonstrated potential for leadership
  • Ability and desire to interact with students and faculty
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skill
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and colleagues
  • Ability to teach and participate in outreach programs such as class lectures, exhibits, presentations, and conferences
  • Willingness to serve on departmental, library, and university committees
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing departmental and organizational priorities and to ever-changing technological environments
  • Ability to contribute to the profession through participation in professional organizations and involvement in research

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

University Citizenship

  • Exemplifies honor and integrity; adheres to the standards of personal behavior outlined in the BYU Code of Honor
  • Supports the Library and University mission, goals, and objectives
  • Observes Library and University policies
  • Promotes collegiality and harmony
  • Mentors, encourages, advises, and collaborates with colleagues
  • Serves on Library, University, and consortia committees that go beyond assigned responsibilities
  • Attends department, Library, and University meetings, including devotionals, forums, and convocations
  • Serves the scholarly/professional community through activities such as:
    • Holding office or performing committee service in relevant associations; or
    • Organizing professional meetings and/or panels; or
    • Serving as a referee of scholarship; or
    • Editing newsletters or journals; serving on editorial boards; or
    • Consulting; or
    • Teaching in academic departments

Librarianship: Professional Assignment

Demonstrates effectiveness in specified professional responsibilities within:

  • Collection Development/Collection Management
    • Represent the university in acquiring collections through accession, donation, or purchase
    • Negotiate and sign contracts that require the investment of university resources
    • Establish and maintain good relationships with past, present, and prospective donors
    • Travel, as necessary, on department business
    • Create and maintain collection development policies for the Mormon and Western Americana collecting area
    • Appraise materials to determine their relevance to the Mormon and Western Americana collecting area
    • Create and maintain donor files containing notes, acquisition records, correspondence, and contracts
  • Conservation/Preservation
    • Ensure that materials are appropriately housed and stored to ensure their long-term preservation
  • Faculty Liaison/Promotion
    • Work with faculty members to help them understand how to use the materials held in the Mormon and Western Americana collecting area as part of their teaching
  • Instruction/Information Literacy
    • Prepare and present class presentations on Special Collections as requested
    • In collaboration with university faculty, develop and present physical and virtual exhibits drawn from collections in the Mormon and Western Americana collecting area
  • Reference/Research Support
    • Respond promptly and efficiently to information requests from students, faculty, staff, the administration, and other researchers
    • Develop and maintain expertise in the Mormon and Western Americana collections
  • Technology/Digital Projects
    • Select appropriate materials from the Mormon and Western Americana collecting area for digitization
    • Employ emerging technologies as appropriate in the accomplishment of responsibilities attendant to the position
  • Sets and accomplishes relevant goals within specified professional assignments
  • Participates in committees that are a direct outgrowth of assigned professional responsibilities, including the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators
  • Achieves appropriate quantity and quality of work in assigned professional responsibilities
  • Uses sound judgment in decision-making
  • Manages personnel and resources effectively

Librarianship: Professional Development

  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in librarianship, Mormon, Utah, and Western history
  • Stays abreast of scholarship in librarianship; Mormon, Utah, and Western history; and other appropriate subject areas of expertise
  • Takes courses to enhance professional assignment and/or career opportunities
  • Studies professional literature
  • Attends appropriate conferences and workshops
  • Participates in appropriate professional associations

Librarianship: Creative Work

  • Collaborates with other faculty in appropriate research endeavors
  • Presents research or innovative/unique information in the field(s) of librarianship, Mormon, Utah, and Western history
  • Publishes significant and original contributions relevant to librarianship, Mormon, Utah, and Western history
  • Curates exhibits that highlight library materials with a unified theme and context, providing significant educational opportunities for the campus community
  • Performs other approved scholarship/creative works

TO APPLY

Complete an online faculty application http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/4453, (Curator of 19th & 20th Century Mormon and Western Americana Books) attach a cover letter and current CV.  Anticipated job availability is March 2015. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014

 


 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY HBLL

Position: Cataloger of Music and Dance

Available:  March 2015

Description/Environment

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 Cataloger of Music and Dance.  This is a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position.  BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards.  Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

The Harold B. Lee Library, an ARL Library, serves nearly 33,000 students as well as 2,000 full- and part-time faculty.  The library employs 67 faculty, 94 FTE staff and professionals, and approximately 200 FTE students.  An average of 10,000 patrons per day use the library’s services and collections of over nine million items.

JOB MISSION

The mission of this position is to provide accurate and prompt bibliographic records in local and international cataloging databases for the Harold B. Lee Library General and Special Collections materials that relate to music and dance subject areas.  This covers all formats including text, digital, audio-visual, and serial, with a growing emphasis on digital manifestations.  The mission also includes participating in scholarship, creative works, and other professional development activities associated with faculty status.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution including training in cataloging.
  • Additional degree in an allied discipline such as music education, musicology, etc. is preferred.
  • Reading knowledge of at least one European language.  French or Italian is preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in technical services and music library issues on the regional, national, or international level.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and classification principles and rules.
  • Knowledge and skills in applying cataloging and classification standards, such as

o    AACR2/ RDA,

o    DCRM(B),

o    DACS,

o    MARC21,

o    LCSH,

o    LC Subject Headings Manual, and

o    LC Classification (all schedules).

  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing, including the ability to represent the Library in professional settings.
  • Ability to teach and participate in outreach programs such as faculty liaison, class lectures, presentations, and exhibitions.
  • Supervisory and managerial skills.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning as applied to professional development in the academic library environment.
  • Demonstrated potential for leadership and for supervising other employees.
  • Knowledge of special collections librarianship is preferred, including:

o    Significance of original artifacts and nature and value of primary materials for learning, teaching, and scholarship.

o    Intellectual property rights, patron and donor privacy standards, and other legal issues relating to special collections.

o   Understanding of security and preservation needs.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

University Citizenship:

  • Exemplifies honor and integrity; adheres to the standards of personal behavior outlined in the BYU Code of Honor
  • Supports the Library and University mission, goals, and objectives
  • Observes Library and University policies
  • Promotes collegiality and harmony
  • Mentors, encourages, advises, and collaborates with colleagues
  • Serves on Library, University, and consortial committees that go beyond assigned responsibilities
  • Attends department, Library, and University meetings, including devotionals, forums, and convocations
  • Serves the scholarly/professional community through activities such as holding office or performing committee service in relevant associations; organizing professional meetings and/or panels; serving as a referee of scholarship; editing newsletters or journals; serving on editorial boards; consulting; or teaching in academic departments

Librarianship:  Professional Assignment

  • Demonstrates effectiveness in accomplishing the specified professional responsibilities: 

o    Performs descriptive cataloging (according to the cataloging standard Resource Description and Access [RDA]), subject cataloging, and classification of materials in all formats for HBLL General and Special Collections. May also be given professional assignments in other areas depending on library needs. 

o    Takes responsibility for and oversees the quality of the catalog (including cataloging done by paraprofessional catalogers) in the area(s) of the position. 

o    Performs cataloging and catalog maintenance in both the local integrated library system and OCLC.  Enhances OCLC master records as necessary and contributes original cataloging directly to OCLC. 

  • Maintains a close and collaborative working relationship with the Music and Dance Subject Librarian and Special Collections Music and Dance Curator and other library faculty and staff as is appropriate. 
  • May be called upon to assist with assignments given to the catalog department as a whole. 
  • In cooperation with the Subject Librarian and Curator of Music and Dance assists with collection content acquisition actions, in order to catalog resources or link them to records already in the catalog. 
  • Keeps abreast of changes in and contributes to development of improvements to cataloging rules and standards, Library of Congress policy statements, and metadata standards and practices. 
  • Performs name authority work for personal names, uniform titles, corporate names, and series names. Contributes to NACO/LC Authority File through the NACO program. 
  • Contributes subject authority work as needed through the SACO program.           
  • Contributes cataloging to international shared-cataloging programs through the BIBCO program. 
  • Is a subject specialist in Music and Dance and may be called upon to contribute generally to the library in this area, including liaison and outreach work. Works with other subject librarians in the library as needed in determining levels of cataloging, subject analysis, classification, and to solve other inter- and intra-departmental problems. 
  • Sets and accomplishes relevant goals within specified professional assignments. 
  • Participates in committees that are a direct outgrowth of assigned professional responsibilities. 
  • Achieves appropriate quantity and quality of work in assigned professional responsibilities, as negotiated with the department chair. 
  • Uses sound judgment in decision-making. 
  • Manages personnel and resources effectively. 

Librarianship:  Professional Development

  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in all areas of academic librarianship, with particular attention directed to:

o    Music and Dance cataloging, metadata, and other access and discovery trends and issues.

o    Worldwide Web metadata interfacing, linking, and collaboration.

o    Digital asset finding aids best practices, rules, standards, etc.

o    Digital preservation.

  • Stays abreast of scholarship in areas associated with music and dance.
  • Takes courses to enhance professional assignments and/career opportunities.
  • Studies professional literature.
  • Attends appropriate conferences and workshops.
  • Participates in appropriate professional associations

Librarianship:  Scholarship/Creative Work

  • Collaborates with other faculty in appropriate research endeavors.
  • Presents research or innovative/unique information in the assigned areas of Music and Dance and/or in other approved fields of librarianship at conferences, workshops, seminars, and/or other professional meetings.
  • Publishes significant and original contributions relevant to technical services librarianship and/or the individual’s discipline of expertise.
  • Curates exhibits that highlight unique library materials with a unified theme and context, providing significant educational opportunities for the campus community.
  • Performs other approved scholarship/creative works.

TO APPLY

Apply online at http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/4628   Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014.

 


 

Park City Public Library is looking for:

Senior Librarian Youth and Spanish Services
Type:Full Time Regular
Salary/Pay Rate:$38,664-$57,433.14. $50,173.46 is New Hire Max
Posted Date:9/12/2014
JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Library Director, coordinates and/or implements all Youth (0-18 years of age) and Spanish programming and services including reference, collection development, story times, special programming, and Summer Reading activities. Works with self-managed team to set goals and participate in long-term planning. Supervises the Outreach Coordinator for Latino Services and Youth Services Library Assistant(s) and oversees youth volunteers.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.parkcity.org/index.aspx?recordid=873&page=110

 

 


Utah Valley University is now hiring an Access Services Librarian and a Technical Services Librarian.  

For details, please see the job announcements at http://tinyurl.com/qhmkkan
Both positions are open until September 30, 2014.  Contact Kim Rollins, Assistant Library Director-Public Services,  at 801-863-7326 for more information.

TITLE:  Online Reference Services Coordinator and Information Science Librarian

LOCATION:  Reference and Research Services Division

THE LIBRARIES

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 8 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats.  Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and  diverse award-winning staff.  The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

Reference and Research Services Division

The Online Reference Services Coordinator and Information Science Librarian reports to the Head of the Reference and Research Services Division. The Division provides virtual and on-site information and reference services in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and international studies. The Division includes Information Services, Suzzallo Reference, Government Publications, Maps, Media Center, Microforms and Newspapers, Data Services, the Research Commons, and Educational Outreach Services.  Librarians provide consultations, reference, instruction services, and collection development for their academic departments.

 

THE POSITION

The University of Washington Libraries seeks an enthusiastic librarian committed to supporting user needs through a robust virtual reference and information service.  The Libraries utilizes OCLC’s QuestionPoint to manage inquiries submitted via email, 24/7 chat, and text messaging through a single portal. In addition to participation in QuestionPoint’s 24/7 chat cooperative, the Libraries is a member of AskWA, Washington State’s cooperative reference service. The Online Reference Services Coordinator is responsible for the daily oversight of the Libraries’ centralized AskUs virtual service point, and serves as the Libraries liaison to OCLC QuestionPoint and AskWA.  The Coordinator works with a small team sharing responsibility for answering and referring questions. The librarian will serve as the Information Science librarian, providing reference services, research consultations, outreach, instruction services, and collection development for programs in the Information School.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

●      Provides leadership for the Libraries AskUs virtual, centralized service point. Monitors, responds to, and refers requests. Develops and provides training on QuestionPoint features and best practices. Serves as the Libraries’ expert on QuestionPoint. Understands the technical features of the system and works with Libraries Information Technology Services (ITS) to implement enhancements.

●      Serves as the Libraries primary liaison to OCLC QuestionPoint and to AskWA. Duties may include membership on the OCLC QuestionPoint 24/7 Advisory Board and the AskWA Steering Committee.

●      Monitors and analyzes service usage and provides reports. Recommends new service approaches based on data. Reviews transcripts to ensure quality and communicates regularly with staff on best practices, software changes, and 24/7 chat policies.

●      Seeks venues to expand the service to users, collaborating with partners in the Libraries and on campus to integrate online reference and information services.

●      Serves as the Libraries’ liaison to the Information School, selecting materials to support research and instruction, and providing instructional and research consultation services to faculty and students. Responsible for maintaining research guides for disciplines offered in the Information School. Provides other services and support described in the UW Libraries’ Subject Librarian Position Description Framework.

●      Participates in general and specialized reference services in the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences through consultations, chat and email, and some desk hours. 

●      Manages state, gift, and grant funds for information science library acquisitions. May recommend materials from the collections for digitization and participate in regional and national cooperative collection development programs. Participates in meetings of the Social Sciences Fund Group and the Social Sciences Teaching Community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

●     Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.

●     Minimum of two years of post-MLS experience in public services in an academic library.

●     Minimum of one year post MLS recent, regular experience providing chat reference.

●     Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and cooperation are essential.

●     Demonstrated commitment to and accomplishment in the provision of virtual reference and information services

●     Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students; evidence of strong written and oral communication skills

●     Experience in using online tools and technologies.

●     Evidence of initiative and resourcefulness in past professional or academic activities.

●     Evidence of a strong customer service focus and a passion for providing excellent reference and information services to users

●     Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.

 

Preferred:

●      Evidence of engagement with current and emerging educational technology trends

●     Collection development and management experience in an academic library

●     Experience in providing information literacy instruction

 

SALARY: $48,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

RANK:  Position will be at rank of Assistant Librarian, Sr. Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.

BENEFITS:    Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

●      Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources

●      Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)

●      List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

●      Please use "Librarian Application" in the subject heading.

●      Please submit all three components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space until interviews are conducted. Then, some application materials will be circulated.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, October 10, 2014.

 

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.

For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard atlibhr@uw.edu.​

 

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