full-time

Deputy Fiscal Officer

Location: 
12701 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, Ohio
Organization: 
Geauga County Public Library
Hours: 
40 hours a week
Duties: 

Position Summary:   Assists in the day-to-day financial, payroll operations of the Business Office.  Acts for Fiscal Officer in his/her absence when assigned.

 

Essential Job Functions:  This list is illustrative, but not exhaustive for this position.

Along with the Fiscal Officer the Deputy Fiscal Officer:

  • Process bi-weekly payroll using Paycor
  • Process payroll reports as necessary for federal and state compliance.
  • Balance payroll at month end and year end including all associated reporting
  • Process and submit W-2’s and all related year-end reports
  • Receive and deposit all library funds daily (Monday through Friday), in authorized depository accounts in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Process receipts – enter deposit amounts into financial software system
  • Process purchase orders
  • Process invoices for payment.
  • Balance financials at month end and prepare department reports
  • Prepare minutes and various reports for the Board and staff.
  • Organize records for storage and easy access according to Records Retention Policy
  • Process disposal list for Board approval and submit appropriate paperwork to the Historical Society for approval.
  • Assist in performing other administrative support related duties as work activities may dictate. Act for the Fiscal Officer in his/her absence.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

  • Preferred knowledge of accounting techniques as applied to a public entity.
  • Must have advanced computer experience, proficiency with adding machine, knowledge of administrative policies and laws governing public entity financial practices and procedures, ability to learn accounting and applications and to work independently.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to complete reports to meet rigid deadlines is required.
  • Requires the ability to maintain confidential matters and use appropriate judgment in various situations.
  • Excellent communication skills needed to deal effectively with employees, trustees, management, vendors, and others.
  • Willingness and adaptability to work in a changing work environment.

 

Minimum Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
  • Must have a and valid driver’s license, appropriate automobile insurance and transportation to make daily bank deposits or attend library related meetings or workshops as required.
  • Must be Bondable.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to use hands and fingers, grasp, handle, and feel or operate objects, tools, or controls – including computers, phones, and office equipment.
  • Ability to occasionally lift or maneuver at least 10 pounds.
  • Able to read computer screens and print material.
Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

If interested provide: Resume, work references and Geauga County Public Library application.

Application available online at: http://divi.geaugalibrary.net/28458-2/career-opportunities/

Apply Online:     GCPL.recruiting@geaugalibrary.net

Geauga County Public Library – Administrative Center, 12701 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, OH 44024

Expires: 
July 31, 2018
Job Type: 

Undergraduate Engagement Librarian: Position Opening

Location: 
University of Toledo Libraries, Toledo, Ohio The recently renovated William S. Carlson Library is the largest of the University Libraries, serving undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty. Carlson is part of the University of Toledo Libraries, which includes the Raymon H. Mulford Health Sciences Library and the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections. The University of Toledo Libraries is a founding member of OhioLINK, the statewide network of academic libraries. The University Libraries has 20 faculty members and 29 staff members. University of Toledo Founded in 1872, The University of Toledo is one of 14 public universities in Ohio. UT currently has an enrollment of approximately 20,600 students (16,200 undergraduate and 4,400 graduate). The University is a comprehensive research university comprised of 13 academic colleges and an academic medical center. The University is proud to offer more than 120 undergraduate majors and more than 150 professional and graduate programs, offering students a wide array of career paths and specialization. Many of its programs are nationally ranked. UT's 255-acre main campus is adjacent to residential neighborhoods, providing a suburban atmosphere while allowing access to cultural and entertainment venues in Toledo. The campus, featuring its iconic bell tower, is frequently recognized for its beauty. The University's professional health care programs and medical center are located at its Health Science Campus. The mission of The University of Toledo is to improve the human condition; to advance knowledge through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement; and to serve as a diverse, student-centered public metropolitan research university. The University of Toledo aims to be a transformative force for the world. UT leadership is focused on strengthening the educational opportunities provided to students, helping ensure student success, and providing a wide array of research and career opportunities. The university's current strategic priorities aim to improve the national standing of the institution; increase enrollment, retention and student preparedness. Please see http://www.utoledo.edu/ or https://youtu.be/YfP4o3_d304 for more information. Toledo, Ohio This family-friendly, culturally and religiously diverse city offers a cost of living 23.3% lower than the U.S. average. Toledo boasts a top ranked art museum and zoo, great restaurants, cultural events, symphony, theater, children's science center, and an extensive Metropark system. Toledo is home to two professional sports teams, motor speedways, and golf courses and its proximity to Lake Erie provides many recreational opportunities. Detroit and Ann Arbor are within an hour drive and Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Chicago less than four hours. See some Toledo highlights at https://youtu.be/tyOjp3GsCEM.
Organization: 
William S. Carlson Library, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
Hours: 
POSITION TYPE & SALARY • 12 month, full-time, tenure track faculty represented by the American Association of University Professors. • This position will be hired in at the assistant professor level with a $66,000 starting salary.
Duties: 

DUTIES Librarianship • Outreach o Lead library outreach efforts that focus on first year, second year, and traditionally underserved students. o Develop, coordinate, assist, and assess academic and non-academic services and programming that increase student engagement with the library. o Cultivate and sustain collaborative relationships with students and student-centered university offices, including but not limited to, the Writing Center, the Learning Enhancement Center, TRIO, and Residence Life. o Participate in university programs and events that support student recruitment, academic preparedness, and retention, such as orientation and first and second year experience initiatives. o Participate in the Library Outreach and Programming Committee and the library Marketing Committee. o With colleagues, participate in the Toledo Academic Advisors group, the Internal Transfer Advisor Board, Undergraduate Admissions, Success Coaches, the English Composition program, and other campus collaborations. • Reference, Instruction, and Collection Development o Provide library instruction, including course integrated instruction, workshops, and consultations. o Develop and maintain LibGuides and other online self-directed learning materials for assigned departments and outreach areas. o Staff reference desk, including in-person, phone, chat reference, and on-call. o Serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments, being responsible for outreach, instruction, research consultation, access to information, and collection development. o Collaborate with colleagues to provide excellent library service. o Participate in planning, assessment, and other library initiatives. o Other duties as assigned. Research, Scholarship • Develop an active research agenda. • Publish peer-reviewed articles, present at conferences, and produce other forms of scholarship. Service • Serve on library and university committees. • Serve the professional community.

Requirements: 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school, or earned doctorate in a relevant field from an accredited college or university. • Evidence of strong interest in and understanding of emerging trends in library engagement with undergraduate student success. • Experience working with undergraduate students. • Working knowledge of current trends in information and reference services and academic librarianship. • Experience with electronic databases, Internet resources, library catalogs, and reference tools. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Strong commitment to customer service. • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment. • Ability to work independently and to collaborate effectively with colleagues, students, faculty, and staff in a team environment. • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of diversity and the importance of inclusion as shown by a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization. • Potential to meet service and scholarly output requirements required for achieving tenure. PREFFERED REQUIREMENTS • Experience with outreach to student populations, non-academic university units, or community groups, especially first and second year university students and the units which support them. • Experience teaching information literacy classes. • Experience staffing a reference desk. • Experience with assessment. • Experience creating and editing LibGuides. • Demonstrated research agenda. POSITION TYPE & SALARY • 12 month, full-time, tenure track faculty represented by the American Association of University Professors. • This position will be hired in at the assistant professor level with a $66,000 starting salary. APPLICATION • Applications accepted until position is filled. Please apply by Friday, June 8, 2018 for full consideration. • The position is available August 1, 2018. • Please apply at http://www.utoledo.edu/depts/hr/employment/.

Optional Info: 

Carlson Library and University of Toledo Libraries The recently renovated William S. Carlson Library is the largest of the University Libraries, serving undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty. Carlson is part of the University of Toledo Libraries, which includes the Raymon H. Mulford Health Sciences Library and the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections. The University of Toledo Libraries is a founding member of OhioLINK, the statewide network of academic libraries. The University Libraries has 20 faculty members and 29 staff members. University of Toledo Founded in 1872, The University of Toledo is one of 14 public universities in Ohio. UT currently has an enrollment of approximately 20,600 students (16,200 undergraduate and 4,400 graduate). The University is a comprehensive research university comprised of 13 academic colleges and an academic medical center. The University is proud to offer more than 120 undergraduate majors and more than 150 professional and graduate programs, offering students a wide array of career paths and specialization. Many of its programs are nationally ranked. UT's 255-acre main campus is adjacent to residential neighborhoods, providing a suburban atmosphere while allowing access to cultural and entertainment venues in Toledo. The campus, featuring its iconic bell tower, is frequently recognized for its beauty. The University's professional health care programs and medical center are located at its Health Science Campus. The mission of The University of Toledo is to improve the human condition; to advance knowledge through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement; and to serve as a diverse, student-centered public metropolitan research university. The University of Toledo aims to be a transformative force for the world. UT leadership is focused on strengthening the educational opportunities provided to students, helping ensure student success, and providing a wide array of research and career opportunities. The university's current strategic priorities aim to improve the national standing of the institution; increase enrollment, retention and student preparedness. Please see http://www.utoledo.edu/ or https://youtu.be/YfP4o3_d304 for more information. Toledo, Ohio This family-friendly, culturally and religiously diverse city offers a cost of living 23.3% lower than the U.S. average. Toledo boasts a top ranked art museum and zoo, great restaurants, cultural events, symphony, theater, children's science center, and an extensive Metropark system. Toledo is home to two professional sports teams, motor speedways, and golf courses and its proximity to Lake Erie provides many recreational opportunities. Detroit and Ann Arbor are within an hour drive and Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Chicago less than four hours. See some Toledo highlights at https://youtu.be/tyOjp3GsCEM.

Contact Info: 

APPLICATION • Applications accepted until position is filled. Please apply by Friday, June 8, 2018 for full consideration. • The position is available August 1, 2018. • Please apply at http://www.utoledo.edu/depts/hr/employment/.

Expires: 
June 8, 2018

FT - Head of Youth Services, Assistant Manager

Location: 
110 East Park Street, Chardon, OH
Organization: 
Geauga County Public Library
Hours: 
40
Duties: 

Position Summary: In addition to fulfilling responsibilities in the absence of the Branch Manager, oversees all facets of youth services including staff training, collection development, weeding, and children’s programming. Provides direct reference service. Is active in creating community relationships and collaborations.

Essential Job Functions: This list is illustrative, but not exhaustive for this position.
• Coordinates all activities of the youth services department including proposing new services, programs and innovations then implementing those that are approved. Interviews, selects, trains and evaluates youth services staff. Sets annual departmental objectives in consultation with the branch manager.
• Coordinates the development of youth programming.
• Assumes responsibility for the youth materials collection, print and electronic, including selection and weeding. Assures the youth materials budget is spent in a timely effective manner.
• Provides reference and readers advisory services for patrons of all ages.
• Assists the manager in administration, management and planning, and oversees the operation of the library in the manager’s absence.
• Markets library materials and services.
• Serves on various GCPL committees such as youth services. Continues professional development by attending workshops and seminars, and by participating in regional, state, and national organizations. Encourages professional development of staff by promoting workshops and conferences. Other duties as assigned

Requirements: 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
• Experience in monitoring materials budgets, book selection, and collection development with specialization in children’s and young adult materials and services
• Strong public service skills
• Ability to work with people of all ages including staff, volunteers, and the general public among them children, teens, parents/caregivers, educators and those who work with youth.
• Working knowledge of computers and software. Experience with electronic reference sources
• Advanced knowledge of children’s and young adult literature along with strong reader’s advisory skills
• Knowledge of the developmental needs and interests of youth.
• Ability to advocate for youth and those who work with youth Able to apply new technologies to enhance and promote the services of the department and the library
• Keeps up to date with innovations in the library field and how they will impact library services and collection development. All other qualifications required for Youth Services Assistants.
• Willingness and adaptability to work in a changing work environment.
• Observes all OSHA procedures. See personnel policies
• #410 & #435.

Minimum Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
• ALA Accredited MLS/MLIS degree
• Has reliable transportation in order to meet work obligations.

Optional Info: 
Expires: 
June 1, 2018

Life Sciences Librarian

Location: 
The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 43210
Organization: 
The Ohio State Universtiy
Duties: 

The Life Sciences Librarian will serve as the subject liaison to the College of Pharmacy and the College of Arts and Sciences’ biological sciences programs, and will establish a programmatic approach to building partnerships with and delivering the Libraries' resources and services to a wide variety of students, faculty, and staff in OSU’s academic community.  The Librarian will build a wide-ranging support agenda for research, teaching and learning.  Collaboration and engagement will extend beyond the pharmacy and biological sciences programs to include various life sciences, technology, and interdisciplinary communities and units, programs, and centers across the university.

The Librarian will work with the Collections Strategist to monitor collections in their subject areas, and will work with Biological Sciences/Pharmacy Library staff and the Circulation Coordinator to ensure that library space and collections are optimized for teaching and research. This position reports to the Head of the Sciences Cohort and, as part of the cohort, will work with colleagues to identify emerging constituent needs and develop and implement a contemporary approach to liaison librarianship. 

The Librarian will be committed to advancing efforts to foster diversity and inclusion in library, university, and professional contexts. The Librarian will have a capacity to thrive in a changing work environment and fulfill position expectations as outlined below. 

  • Promote the Libraries as an intellectual meeting place for programming, content, and inquiry.
  • Actively engage and communicate effectively with faculty, students, and staff in the areas of biological sciences and pharmacy.  This includes associated undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs and various education and research centers and strategic initiatives housed across the university.
  • Communicate the value of scholarly communication, digital initiatives, the development of new online tools, copyright, data management, affordability, and the integration of information literacy skills into the curriculum and the impact to the scientific community.
  • Anticipate and respond to users’ research and information needs throughout the research lifecycle.
Requirements: 

Required Qualifications:                                                      

  • An ALA-accredited master’s degree or a comparable graduate degree from a non-U.S. university reviewed on a case-by case basis, or a terminal degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacy, or a relevant life sciences field.
  • Demonstrated ability to support research and information needs in the life sciences in collaboration with faculty, students, or staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver instruction and support literacy within science courses and curricula.
  • Commitment to librarianship, scholarship, and service, which are required criteria to meet University and University Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. https://library.osu.edu/document-registry/docs/356/stream

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree, or higher, or equivalent in biology, chemistry, pharmacy, or a relevant life sciences field. 
  • At least 3 years of experience in an academic or special library environment or comparable setting.
  • Experience providing research support services to scientific researchers, faculty, staff, professional, graduate, and undergraduate students.
  • Experience and expertise including but not limited to:
    • Data management throughout the research lifecycle.
    • Study design, statistical methods and/or data analytics in the sciences.
    • Instructional design in the sciences.
    • Bioinformatics.
    • Systematic reviews.  
    • Scholarly communications in the sciences.
    • Grant writing.  
    • Laboratory science work.
Optional Info: 

Discover Ohio State:

The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus is the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation.  The University's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

 

The Ohio State University Libraries is here to support students, scholars, Buckeyes and beyond advancing research, teaching, and learning. We offer educational resources, services, and expertise that opens minds and forwards equity, inclusion, and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge. Learn about our strategic directions.

 

Libraries’ greatest resource is our faculty and staff. Their expertise produces value beyond the collections and their commitment to continual improvement and innovation is one of the most significant ways University Libraries meets the diverse and evolving information needs of university students, faculty, staff, alongside scholars throughout Ohio and the world.

We provide convenient, ubiquitous resources and services – accessible from your home or office, inside one of our welcoming facilities or wherever your scholarly pursuits lead you. University Libraries gives you access to deep research collections, an extensive offering of online resources, and distinctive special collections of exceptional quality. Our facilities offer work spaces designed to facilitate diverse learning styles and research methods.

 

As a global leader, The Ohio State University and the Libraries are actively engaged in local, statewide, national, and international initiatives to help shape the future of academic research libraries. These activities and the innovations that result enhance our ability to acquire, manage, and preserve emerging information resources, support knowledge creation, and enable its effective transmission to future learners.   Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu.

 

Appointment:

This is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment.  For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member, the candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure.  Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. 

 

Benefits:            

All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State.  The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days vacation, 15 days sick leave, 10 holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary.  State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see:  https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview

Contact Info: 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by March 31, 2018. Please send cover letter, CV and references to Erica Jonak at jonak.3@osu.edu. Please include Life Sciences Librarian in the subject field.  Contact Information:  Erica Jonak, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-247-8887. 

 

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

 

Expires: 
March 31, 2018
Job Type: 

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

Location: 
Organization: 
Cleveland Institute of Art
Hours: 
Duties: 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, articulate, service-oriented professional librarian with the desire to develop and promote library services to an art college community, an interest in performing a broad range of library services, the desire to work collegially in a team, the ability to prioritize tasks and work independently, and the capacity to thrive in a changing work environment. 

Major responsibilities include providing leadership for the library’s instructional and outreach services; developing, implementing and assessing instruction and outreach; and supervising circulation. The successful candidate also is responsible for assisting with the library’s web page content; supervising the Library Assistant and work study students; and serving on Institute committees; and providing reference and research services.

Requirements: 

The successful candidate must have a master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited library school. Preference will be given to candidates with at least one year of professional level experience, preferably in an academic or art library. Candidates with information literacy teaching experience, familiarity with information literacy concepts and trends, in particular the Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education and ability to contribute fully to an active information literacy instruction program that values creative instructional design and assessment are highly desired.  Demonstrated proficiency using relevant functions of an integrated library system (preferably III’s Sierra) are essential.  Additional requirements are proven customer service experience, strong computer skills, experience using electronic resources to provide reference services, effective communication and presentation skills, supervisory experience, excellent attention to detail, and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.  Experience working within a consortial library environment preferred, as is a background in art or art history.

Candidates must be able to lift objects up to 25 pounds each, repetitively handle books up to 5 pounds, move book trucks, move around the library, climb step stools and small ladders, kneel and stoop, use keyboard, answer phones, and must have manual dexterity to handle circulation and patron service functions, understandable speech, and correctable vision.

Optional Info: 

This is a full time position, and work schedule will vary. Flexibility to work weekend and evening hours is required during the academic year (approximately third week in August to third week in May).

The Cleveland Institute of Art is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.

Contact Info: 

Please send resume with cover letter including salary requirements, and three current references to:

Human Resources
Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Ave
Job Code: IOL18
Cleveland, Ohio  44106
Fax: 216.754.4096
hr@cia.edu
Visit our website at: www.cia.edu

No phone calls please.

Expires: 
March 1, 2018
Job Type: 

LRC Manager

Location: 
Centerville, OH
Organization: 
Fortis College
Hours: 
Days, evenings and possible weekends
Duties: 
  • Abide by the policies and procedures of the institutions.
  • Contribute to the development of the program's philosophy, objectives, and services, and assure fulfillment of standards of all accreditation and regulatory agencies.
  • Promote positive image and reputation of the LRC Program and all programs at the institutions.
  • Conduct student LRC orientation and information literacy training sessions at the start of each term for all new students.
  • Conduct group or individual orientation sessions for new faculty at the start of each term including training in LRC resources.
  • Provide LRC & classroom technology orientation to new faculty, and provide ongoing training on new technology to all faculty.
  • Mentor and provide direction to the Library Technician and / or work study students.
  • Work directly with faculty to determine resources needed to complement instructional delivery, to support the curriculum, and to provide relevant student learning experiences.
  • Provide support to faculty -- reference services (including literature searches) to include preparing bibliographies to support lesson planning, professional activities, research, 
  • and faculty development; work with student groups in LRC at faculty request; assist with PowerPoint presentation development, assist with implementation of new instructional technologies in the classroom, etc.
  • Assure that all IT technology in classrooms and LRC is operational at all times.
  • Manage the LRC collection including collection development: checking in journals and filing missing journal claims, taking faculty requests for new titles, processing new books and adding them to the collection
  • Maintain the online library catalog
  • Provide input to updating and maintenance of the LRC website.
  • Monitor the LRC to assure all users are finding information they need and using resources appropriately
  • Conduct annual inventory
  • Work either independently or in collaboration with other MS-credentialed LRC staff on LRC program projects
  • Attend Faculty meetings, Curriculum Committee meetings, and participate in professional development programs with the faculty.
  • Provide input to accreditation submissions related to library and information resources and technology, and conduct tours and information sessions during accreditation site visits.
  • Plan and conduct quarterly Advisory Board meetings.
  • Provide input to the school-wide and corporate annual budget development for LRC Program.
  • Administer library assessment methods, collect data, and summarize and communicate results.
  • Responsible for maintaining laptop inventory.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
Requirements: 

** Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
* Experience and or education in health science librarianship
* Comfort level with IT hardware
* Proficiency in library software
* Exceptional communication and customer service skills

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

Please send cover letter, resume and references to Lisa Mays at LRudasill@fortiscollege.edu.

Expires: 
January 31, 2018
Job Type: 

Access Archives Project Assistant

Location: 
Columbus, OH
Organization: 
The Ohio State University Libraries
Hours: 
Duties: 

The Access Archives Project Assistant will enhance and edit archival description for materials from the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center and the Ohio Congressional Archives collections using Archivists Toolkit.   Archival and manuscript collections will be accessioned and processed through the arrangement, description, and creation of finding aids and archival metadata that advances the organization, long-term preservation, and discovery of analog, digitized, and born-digital materials. All projects will heavily utilize Archivists’ Toolkit and other computer-based metadata management tools in use by the Archives. The Access Archives Project Assistant works under the general supervision of the Head of Archives with direction in best practices, standards, and workflows from the Special Collections Processing Program, and consults and collaborates with others throughout the library as appropriate.  The Access Archives Project Assistant processes digital collections into the Libraries’ Digital Collections repository, serves as a back-up for University Archives services as needed, and may perform other duties as assigned.  

Requirements: 

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or education/experience equivalent. Minimum of one-year experience performing archival arrangement and description. Minimum of one year experience writing and editing archival description following DACS. Ability to follow complex instructions with a high degree of accuracy. Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail. Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment; strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in archival storage conditions where the stacks are 30 feet high and temperatures are approximately 62 degrees F; must be able to lift 40 lbs. and push a cart weighing up to 80 lbs.

Desired qualifications: Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following: metadata transformation or migration (particularly using XSLT or complex spreadsheet manipulation); archival collection clean-up, including: re-processing archival collections, finishing processing on a collection started by another processor, and/or cleaning up inaccurate archival description; diverse processing experience, including experience with collections of many sizes, formats, and complexities; creating and editing EAD (Encoded Archival Description); previous experience accessioning archival material; research in or other advanced knowledge of the topical strengths of the collections to be worked on during this project, particularly political collections and polar history.

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/81785 from September 30, 2017 through October 15, 2017.

Expires: 
October 15, 2017
Job Type: 

Art Librarian-application deadline extended

Location: 
Athens, Ohio
Organization: 
Ohio University Libraries
Hours: 
Duties: 

The Ohio University Libraries seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking Art Librarian to work with stakeholder communities in the visual arts and advance digital arts and humanities efforts within the Libraries.  The Art Librarian will partner with library staff, University faculty and staff, and students in the visual arts to explore, establish, deliver, and assess services which connect Libraries’ collections to University curricular efforts and demonstrate the value of the Libraries to the University community and to student success.  Robust engagement, outreach, and collaborative teamwork with Libraries staff, the University community, and the wider public are central to the work of the position.  Specifically, the Art Librarian will:

Responsibilities

  • Partner with visual arts and visual communications disciplines, including academic departments, the University museum, and arts groups across campus to identify, prioritize, and deliver services and spaces that connect the Libraries’ collections to the production and research needs of stakeholder communities.
     
  • Lead the Libraries in exploring and experimenting with digital arts and humanities efforts, including implementation of new technologies, practices, and tools connected to Libraries spaces, projects, and services.
     
  • Support the research and creative endeavors of students, staff, faculty, and members of the community, including specialized research and reference consultations.
     

  • Conduct and assess information literacy instruction in the visual arts, including assessment of user needs to best foster curricular integration of Libraries’ collections and services.
     
  • Engage in resource selection and management to support curricular and academic goals, including management of collections budgets, and the assessment of collection development efforts.
     
  • Engage in collection management and stewardship of existing legacy collections, including distinctive collections in the arts.
     
  • Lead and manage the Libraries-wide exhibit program, coordinating with a range of co-curators and Libraries staff and members of the University community, and advancing an online presence for exhibits.
     
  • Engage in regular professional development through research, publications, presentations and participation in state, regional, and national associations as part of a continuing commitment to bring best practices and innovative services to the Ohio University Libraries.

 

Requirements: 

Required Qualifications

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution at point of hire.
  • At least one year of relevant library experience. 
  • Experience and/or formal education or training in the fine arts.
  • Demonstrated interest in or experience with digital arts and humanities research tools and practices.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for a changing environment.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and leadership skills.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills and a consultative mindset.
  • Knowledge of new and emerging models of research in the arts and humanities and an understanding of directions in academic libraries and higher education.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A second graduate degree in a related discipline.
Optional Info: 

Ohio University Libraries takes pride in providing outstanding service to all its clientele.  The Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, and is a founding member of OhioLINK.  The Libraries facilities include the Vernon R. Alden Library, the Music and Dance Library, and the Southeast Ohio Regional Depository.

The Frederick and Kazuko Harris Fine Arts Library is a part of the Ohio University’s Alden Library.  The Harris Fine Arts Library holds a rich monograph collection with robust holdings in photography, manuscript facsimiles, and artist’s books.  The Harris Fine Arts Library also holds a collection of original art of the Yao peoples, which is available through Artstor.

Ohio University is a comprehensive, state-assisted institution that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University (high-research activity) institution.  Ohio University is in Athens, Ohio, a culturally rich, sustainable community situated in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the southeast corner of the state of Ohio, an hour and a half from the state capital, Columbus.  Athens is within a four hour drive or less of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Indianapolis.  With close to 24,000 students enrolled on the Athens campus and over 10,000 students on five regional campuses, the university offers a diverse, dynamic and collegial atmosphere to its students, faculty and staff.

Contact Info: 
Expires: 
September 26, 2017
Job Type: 

Philanthropy Collections Archivist and Librarian

Location: 
Indianapolis, IN
Organization: 
Hours: 
Duties: 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain collections in philanthropic studies, both physical and digital
  • Coordinate the transfer of digital materials from a variety of current and legacy media formats
  • Collaborate with Special Collections archivists to develop processes for the routine acquisition, preservation, and access of born-digital materials
  • Provide appropriate educational services to students of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Provide research assistance to faculty and students and community patrons affiliated with the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

 

Requirements: 

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited Master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree
  • Familiarity with the philanthropy and nonprofit organizations
  • Minimum of one year of experience with digital preservation
  • Ability to work in a team based environment
  • Ability to work with a diverse community of users
  • Strong potential to fulfill requirements for promotion and tenure

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·        One year relevant academic library experience

·        Experience with classroom instruction

·        Experience with digitization processes and software

·        Experience with collection development

Optional Info: 

Applications (CV, letter of interest & contact information for four professional references)  are submitted to:  http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/440

 

Contact Info: 

Teresa McCurry

HR Coordinator

IUPUI University Library

tmccurry@iupui.edu

Expires: 
September 15, 2017

Adult Services Manager

Location: 
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Organization: 
Cuyahoga Falls Library
Hours: 
Duties: 

Do you have management experience in a Library?   Do you have an ALA Accredited Masters of Library and Information Services degree?   If you want to work with an All-Star team now is your chance to apply for a position at the Cuyahoga Falls Library.  

The position is Adult Services Manager and will be responsible for planning and managing all activities and personnel of the Adult Services department relating to technology, programming, collection management, and resources and services for adults.   Execute assigned special administrative projects within the library. Under the general supervision of the Library Director, manages the day-to-day operation of the Adult Services department.  Provides direct library services to customers such as information delivery and reader’s advisory/reviews/services and technology-related guidance for all age groups.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Proven leadership qualities that foster teamwork, effective communication and high morale
  • Recognizes the benefits of change and understand the principles, processes and responsibilities for managing organizational change
  • Plans, manages and evaluates the activities of the Adult Services Department; coordinates services with other library activities and departments.
  • Plans, designs, promotes, presents and evaluates library programs for adults or families.
  • Analyzes community information needs, identifies trends in information delivery and designs programs and services to provide optimum service
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of library services and programs; makes adjustments as necessary to assure the delivery of the highest quality service.
  • Assists the Director in developing maintaining a long range plan for services and resources that meet the changing needs of the community
  • Conducts staff meetings to transmit information about policies and procedures, solves departmental problems and solicits staff input.  Keeps Director informed of departmental needs and concerns.
  • Participates in budgetary planning; monitors budget
  • Conducts special studies, surveys and prepares reports
  • In the absence of administration assumes person-in-charge responsibilities in matters pertaining to security and customer service
  • Interview, select, train, supervise and schedule supervisory staff in Adult Services
  • Develops procedures for tasks and reviews work assignments.
  • Monitors and coaches employee performance; conducts performance appraisals; recommends personnel actions
  • Demonstrates superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activities.
  • Incorporates innovative ideas and problem-solving skills to build partnerships, reduce barriers and provide outstanding programs, services, and resources for library customers. 
  • Identify and collaborate on grants and other funding opportunities to support programs and services
  • Communicates library policies and procedures and pertinent statistics to staff; implements and assures compliance
  • Compile, maintain, and distribute promotional and tutorial materials for the library’s digital resources collection
  • Show enthusiasm and commitment to excellent customer service, genuine public service orientation and the ability to work with all age groups
  • Develop staff through mentoring, coaching  and training 
  • The Adult Services Manager will work in collaboration with the Library Director and Customer Experience Manager to help improve current operations and plan for future services and makerspace activities.    
  • May complete other duties as assigned                                                                                                                                    
Requirements: 
  • ALA Accredited Masters of Library and Information Science required.
  • Three years of supervisory experience in a public library
  • Knowledge of Library policies and procedures and Library laws
  • Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving history, and personal automobile for job-related transportation
  • Satisfactory criminal background check
  • Prefer experience working in a union environment

 

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

Please send resumes and cover letters to ewuest@cuyahogafallslibrary.org or send them via mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, Attention HR Manager, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

 

Expires: 
August 11, 2017
Job Type: 
Ohio