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POSITION: Curator of 21st Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts
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. 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.
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.
Librarianship: Professional Assignment
Demonstrates effectiveness in specified professional responsibilities within:
- Develop and share expertise with the department in the management of born-digital records
- Employ emerging technologies, in cooperation with the Library Information Technology division, as appropriate in the accomplishment of responsibilities attendant to the position
- Select appropriate materials from the 21st Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collecting area for digitization or mounting on the Internet
- Select appropriate materials from the Brigham Young University professional papers program for digitization or mounting on the web
- Gather data necessary to prepare finding aids, catalog records, and metadata for digital collections
- Provide training on content standards for finding aids, catalog records, and metadata for digital collections
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 21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collecting area
- Create and maintain collection development policies for the Brigham Young University professional papers program
- Appraise collections to determine their relevance to the 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collecting area
- Maintain good working relationships with the donors
- Create and maintain donor files containing notes, acquisition records, preliminary inventories, correspondence, and contracts
- Arrange collections, both physically and intellectually, according to accepted archival practice
- Maintain collection case files containing research notes, inventories, cataloging data, and acquisition records
- Properly house and store collections to ensure their long-term preservation
- Identify and record physical locations of collections
- Work with faculty members to help them understand how to use the materials held in the 21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collecting area and the Brigham Young University professional papers program as part of their teaching
- Promote the value of archival records of faculty, staff, and administrators
- 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 21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collecting area
- Work with the Faculty Center to present information to Brigham Young University employees on the professional papers program
- Respond promptly and efficiently to information requests from the administration, faculty, staff, students, and other researchers
- Develop and maintain expertise in the archival collections related to the 21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collecting area
- Develop and maintain expertise in the collections related to the Brigham Young University professional papers program
- Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution with two years archival experience or equivalent Master’s degree with archival training
- Master’s or PhD degree in History, preferred
- Knowledge of strategies, such as digital forensics, and technology developed or adopted by the archival community for managing born-digital archival and manuscript material
- Society of American Archivists’ Digital Archives Specialist certification, preferred
- Knowledge of legal and ethical issues affecting digital archival and special collections materials
- Demonstrated disposition to evaluate the application of emerging technologies to the management of born-digital archival and manuscript material
- Familiarity with archival collections management systems or databases
- A demonstrated knowledge in Western U.S., Utah, and Mormon History
- Demonstrated ability to appraise, arrange, and describe archival collections
- Demonstrated ability with archival and library descriptive standards including Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
- Ability to supervise students, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and interns
- Strong skills in communication (writing, speaking, and document editing)
- Skills in computer encoding with HTML and EAD
- Ability to contribute to the profession through participation in professional organizations and involvement in research
- Flexibility in adapting to changing departmental and organizational priorities and to ever-changing technological environments
- Active participation in the archival profession through presentations, articles, committee participation and conference participation
- Willingness to serve on departmental, library, and university committees
Complete an online faculty application (http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/2529, —Curator, 21st Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts) attach a cover letter and current CV. Anticipated job availability is Job will be available August 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin January 21, 2014.
The Utah Valley University Library is currently seeking a Reference/Instruction Librarian.
Summary of Duties:
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.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Provides reference assistance to a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff utilizing a variety of information resources and formats while exercising a professional customer service attitude.
Participates in planning, teaching and assessing instruction and outreach initiatives to cultivate critical thinking and evaluative skills for students from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.
Develops library collections to support student/faculty information needs in assigned subject areas.
Assists in the operations planning of a dynamic library that supports an open-access university.
Performs a variety of professional tasks including but not limited to library representation on various library, university and regional committees or task forces.
Graduation with an ALA accredited Master's of Library Science degree is required. Additional graduate study and/or professional experience in library science, library instruction or library operations helpful.
$34,656 - $46,207 DOE
See the full job description or apply for this position at www.uvu.jobs/applicants/Central?quickFind=61801.
Associate Director of Library Services
West Jordan Library - 8030 South 1825 West
Guides the overall direction, growth, and culture of the division. Oversees Library programs, personnel, and initiatives. Leads the strategic planning process to meet goals and objectives. Oversees library branches including reference services. Chairs the reference committee.
Master’s degree in Library Science, plus four (4) years of full-time professional library experience with specific responsibility for managing a large branch library or coordinating a system-wide program with a focus on Public Services of which two (2 ) years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
Education may not be substituted for the required supervisory experience.
Supervises and directs managers and staff to best utilize resources in accomplishing the Library’s mission and goals.
Assists in the overall management of the library branches by providing input in the areas of planning, staffing, program development, budgeting and total library operation.
Supervises management staff, which includes hiring, promoting, orienting, training, assigning and reviewing work performance, performance appraisal, and disciplines.
Coaches and trains employees in order to create cooperation, performance, productivity and job satisfaction.
Assists with planning and implementing long-range goals for the library.
Serve as primary resource for information regarding policies, procedures, objectives and functions of branch operations; interpret regulations, policies and procedures; resolve complaints, answer questions, provide information and make decisions requiring specialized knowledge of library practices and precedents.
Monitors and manages the division’s budget.
Creates a patron-focused environment with awareness of trends that affect emerging needs of both individual and communities of patrons.
Sets standards and measures for library services to ensure Salt Lake County Library provides patron focused services
Ensures the provision of high quality reference services to the broad range of diverse Salt Lake County patrons
Oversees, directs, and provides continuous oversight for the development and operation of assigned programs.
Click here to visit the Salt Lake County Library Services Division’s web page.
TECHNICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT MANAGER
The Technical Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the acquisitions, receiving, cataloging and processing of library material, providing information pertaining to changes in the field of acquisitions and cataloging, maintaining communication with other departments and branches, overseeing the hiring, training and managing of personnel, and overseeing efficiency and quality control of the department.
Reports to: Assistant Library Director
Manages: Assistant Technical Service Managers, Master Cataloger/Trainers, Paraprofessional Catalogers, Cataloging Services Bindery Associate, Cataloging Services Booking Coordinator, and Technical Processors
- Develops and leads a high-performance work team
- Demonstrates leadership by example in managing staff and in accomplishing goals
- Supports, promotes, implements, and makes decisions based on established Library policies, guidelines, and programs
- Plans and allocates Library resources systematically
- Maintains a safe environment and communicates necessary security and emergency information
- Establishes and maintains supportive working relationships
- Consistently meets expectations set forth in Core Job Responsibilities and Exempt Employee Expectations Documents
Essential Job Functions:
- Oversees general efficiency and operations of the Department
- Analyzes department statistics and determines adjustments in performance as needed in order to maintain appropriate quality control and productivity
- Demonstrates flexibility in meeting the needs of the department and the customers
- Develops materials and instructions for efficient operation of the department
- Maintains flexibility in operations to allow for immediate or planned changes
- Develops and maintains an effective and efficient acquisitions process
- Contracts with vendors to provide services and materials
- Resolves problems with vendor services
- Catalogs all print/non-print materials as needed
- Is responsible for creating original bibliographic records
- Provides training in the use of all tools and software needed for cataloging
- Analyzes and utilizes database organization to provide increased services to patrons via improved syndetic structure (includes access points in the MARC records)
- Analyzes and troubleshoots problems in the ILS database and create solutions to solve those problems
- Provides leadership in technology advances and philosophies pertaining to libraries
- Department Management and Supervision
- Maintains personnel time records and personnel records
- Understands all essential department functions and ramifications of each task to other departments, branches and customers
- Manages department with special attention to coaching Department Assistants and Trainer
- Oversees hiring and evaluations of department staff
- Maintains budget limitations and manages resources effectively
- Oversees development of goals for department with special attention to evaluating the performance of Department Assistant(s)s and trainer
- Researches changes in cataloging and in the field and analyzes how they affect operations in the department
- Introduces, interprets and ensures compliance of Library system policies in Acquisitions & Cataloging Services
- Develops and leads a high performance work team which:
- Develop strategies to maintain excellent department customer service
- Develop goals of department which are in line with goals of the system
- Envisions long-range plans and plans strategies for the department
- Develops programs for increasing the capacity of department individuals
- Consults with other departments in areas where cataloging skills would benefit the general discussion and decisions made as a result
Plans and executes special projects at the request of administration or as needed
Non-Essential Job Functions:
- Performs all department functions as needed
- Assists in developing plans to work with many unique collections presented to the department
- Works on long-term projects for the benefit of the department and system
- Researches use of new software and/or cataloging tools for improved productivity
- Keeps informed of branch programs, activities and technology to investigate how Technical Services could be of assistance to them
- Serves on committees as needed
- Models excellent customer service attitude and delivery
- Demonstrates proven computer literacy with adequate keyboarding skills
- Uses effective verbal, written, and discreet communication with management, co-workers, and the public
- Exhibits self-motivation with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
- Demonstrates excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently
- Performs professional duties requiring the exercise of professional skill, initiative and independent judgment
- Successfully handles matters of conflict
- Demonstrates proficiency in office productivity and library operation software
- Remains current on trends in the library field
- Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of modern principles and practices of Cataloging
- Understands Integrated Library Computer Systems
- Understands Web-based resources and storage
- Demonstrates ability to operate numerous Windows based programs with emphasis on Microsoft Business Suite
- Exhibits skill in problem-solving, reasoning, decision-making
Experience and Training:
- Master of Library Science Degree issued by a Library School of recognized standing or comparable Graduate Degree
- Considerable acquisitions and cataloging experience
- Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
- Experience with automated catalog systems
- Experience with using OCLC
- More information and to apply, please following this link: https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/mcpl/PublicJobs/Canviewjobs.cfm .
The Seattle Public Library
Downtown Regional Manager
(Managing Librarian II)
$82,768.32 – 100,370.16 annually
80 hours per pay period
This is a full-time, regular status, FLSA exempt position.
This position is open until filled.
First review of applications will occur on December 10, 2013. Please apply early to ensure consideration.
The Seattle Public Library (SPL) is a dynamic urban library system that consists of the Central Library, 26 branch libraries and Mobile Services. The Downtown (DWN) Regional Manager provides leadership for public service units of the Library’s largest location: Reference Services, Reader Services, Youth Services, Quick Information and Borrowers Services. Responsibilities include providing daily oversight and direction for assigned units, as well as engaging in long range planning to ensure that the work is aligned with our forward-looking service priorities: Youth and Early Learning, Technology and Access, Community Engagement, and Re-imagined Spaces.
The DWN Regional Manager supervises three Assistant Managing Librarians who lead the Reference Services and Reader Services and Youth Services units, and four Assistant Managers who lead the Quick Information and Borrower’s Services units. In addition, the Regional Manager provides leadership for the daily work and long range planning of these departments, ensuring that information services, programming and outreach, collection maintenance, circulation and materials movement function smoothly. Additionally, the DWN Regional Manager works closely with Security and Facilities staff to provide a welcoming and safe environment.
This position reports to the Assistant Director for Public Services, and is a member of the Public Services Management Team (PSMT), which consists of seven Regional Managers and four Service Managers. The PSMT works collaboratively to lead the development of responsive public services and innovative operational systems, and to implement and support effective policy and procedure to guide the work of Public Services staff throughout the system.
The successful candidate for this position will have an MLS, a minimum 5 years of experience working as a librarian in a public library and 3 years of management experience. For a complete job description, qualifications and how to apply go to http://spl.jobs/1ifrltv
Acquisitions Services Manager, Orange County Library System
Maker Space & Creative Digital Technologies also coming soon!
The Orange County Library System, Orlando, Florida is looking for a leader in the Library Acquisitions field to manage a $4,750,000 materials budget. Working with a staff of 17, the Acquisitions Services Manager manages Collection Development and Technical Processing centrally for 15 locations. In 2015, we will open our 16th location. The successful applicant will also work with a Library team in the continuing development of ePulp, our locally grown ebook server. Through ePulp we will focus on digital collection building and encouraging self expression and publishing to our community.
Also on the horizon at OCLS is the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. Incorporating Maker Space and creative digital technologies in both audio and video fields, the Melrose Center will serve as a creative playground for visitors. Learn more about the Melrose Center at: http://tic.ocls.info.
If these projects sound interesting and if you’re interested in working with an organization more focused on the potential for the future than the practices of the past please consider completing our application for this position.
The Job Description and application can be found at: https://ocls.tms.hrdepartment.com/jobs/398/Acquisitions-Services-ManagerOrlando-FL.
Our only slightly self-serving “work for us!” video can be found at http://www.ocls.info/About/Employment.
Libray Assistant Position at the Park City Library.
For a detailed description visit:http://www.parkcity.org/index.aspx?recordid=682&page=110.
Cleveland Public Library
IT Virtual Services Manager, Cleveland Public Library, IT Services.
Starting salary $65,615.68 per year, great benefits! Go to: www.cpl.org, "about us" employment opportunities" for position requirements and info.
Milwaukee Public Library
Librarian I & II
This position requires an MLS (for both Librarian I & II) and two years related professional experience (for Librarian II).
Library Branch Manager
This position requires an MLS and five years of Librarian experience working in all facets of a library system. A Branch Manager manages one or two libraries in the Milwaukee Public Library system.
Interested persons can visit: www.city.milwaukee.gov for applications and details about the positions.
Senior Librarian - Digital Archivist, Fort Worth Library.
Salary: 46,821 - 56,493
The Fort Worth Library is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Librarian - Digital Archivist. The qualified candidate will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of principals, practices, techniques and trends in archival theory and concepts; archives and management; and knowledge of general print and electronic information resources.
For more information please visit: jobs.fortworthtexas.gov/senior-librarian-digital.archivist/job/4107993
Salary Range: DOQ, Excellent benefits
Open until filled – Letters of application should be submitted by Nov. 30, 2013
The North Logan Library is accepting applications for a Librarian. The Library is seeking an individual with an MLS (preferable) or four years of Library experience. A combination applicable education, experience and a commitment to obtain an MLS may be considered. The successful applicant will have experience working with the public, providing reference services and collection development.
Innovation: We seek a candidate who can solve problems, enhance services and improve programs.
Computer and technological familiarity: Experience using PC & Mac programs, tablet & e-readers (Kindle, iPad) and web resources (Wordpress, Facebook, etc).
Strong verbal and written communication skills. We seek someone with an interest to publish in professional venues.
Supervisory and/or mentoring experience
Demonstrated leadership and dependability
Provide quality reference services
Assist with collection development
Plan and carry out Library programs
Supervision of Library staff
Other duties as assigned
Send cover letter and resume including three possible references to:
Jean Hanks, Board Chair
1745 N 1850 E
North Logan, UT 84341
Orem City Public
Although this position is open until filled, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by November 14, 2013 at 5pm. Please submit a City application, letter of interest and resume at www.orem.org.
DUTIES: This is an Executive Management position working under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager. Accountable for all Library activities, programs, and services. Establishes the tone and direction of the department. Accountable for short and long-range planning, budget preparation and administration, maximum resource utilization, and personnel administration. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates department employees. Works with other department directors in planning, organizing, directing, and following through on programs designed to improve operations in order to accomplish city-wide objectives and policies. Serves as a member of the City Manager's Executive Staff. Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Extensive knowledge of progressive principles and practices involved in directing library services and programs. Thorough knowledge of municipal government administration and risk management procedures as applied to the library. Skill in interpersonal relations as applied to supervision of personnel and in contacts with public officials and representatives of outside agencies and businesses. Ability to deal tactfully with the public and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Requires a master's degree in library and information studies from a program accredited by the American Library Association or a related master's degree, and a minimum of seven years of experience as a library professional, with progressively responsible management experience. The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background investigation and a pre-employment drug screen.
A community/position profile may be viewed here: https://secure2.orem.org/job/Library_Recruitment.pdf
SALARY: $6,254to $7,817 per month depending upon qualifications. SALARY WILL GENERALLY START AT THE LOWER END OF THE SALARY RANGE.
APPLICATIONS: Those interested in applying should submit an application, resume, and letter of interest to the City of Orem, Human Resources Office. 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.
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