full-time

Collection Development Librarian

Location: 
12701 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, OH 44024
Organization: 
Geauga County Public Library
Hours: 
40
Duties: 

Position Summary: Under limited supervision, acts as the system-wide selector in assigned areas. Participates in system collection development including selection, classification, replacement and weeding of library materials. Regularly works at eight branches to maintain awareness of community needs.
Essential job functions: This list is not exhaustive. Additional duties may be added at any time at management discretion
• Selects new and replacement library materials in all formats and determines the number of copies to distribute to each branch using various selection resources including, but not limited to reviews, publishers’ lists, branch profiles, and patron requests. Develops the collection to meet and support various library priorities and initiatives.
• Makes recommendations and assists in monitoring of the system Collection Development budget. Adheres to assigned budget.
• Maintains close contact with branches, including regular onsite branch visits consisting of working at the reference desk and providing reference service to public, consulting with staff about branch profiles, providing weeding and merchandising suggestions if required. Updates branch profiles in assigned areas.
• Verifies branch librarian selections for addition to the collection
• Assigns Dewey Decimal Classification number and genres to titles in ordering cart
• May request original cataloging and overlays of existing bib records
• Collaborates with Marketing team to create and maintain content for the library’s intranet, internet and social media sites to promote newly selected materials
• Compiles and analyzes collection development related statistics.

Requirements: 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
• Willingness and adaptability to work in a changing work environment
• Understand Library policies and procedures, Library science and information technology, Budget Planning and Administration, Cost analysis, Dewey Decimal Classification System
• Knowledge and familiarity with a wide range of books, audiovisual materials, authors and literary trends. Library material processing methods and procedures, Automation systems, Electronic information resources, Major library materials vendors.
• Excellent communications skills; ability to write concise and coherent reports with keen listening and strong verbal skills.
• Experience working with budgets and using Microsoft Excel to prepare budget reports.
• Ability to use office technology systems including personal computer, software programs (i.e., word processing, email) and other job related equipment, software and hardware. Job related software includes integrated materials purchasing and inventory system and financial software system.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with leadership, peers and customers.
Minimum education, experience and Licensing Requirements:
• ALA accredited MLS degree.
• Two (2) years of public library experience with selection experience.
• A valid driver’s license is required to operate library-owned vehicles and a clean driving record must be maintained at all times.
Physical Requirements:
• Able to use hands and fingers to grasp, feel or operate objects, tools, machinery, or controls; including computers, phones and office equipment.
• Ability to lift 40 pounds unassisted. Ability to push full book carts.
• Able to read printed materials and computer screen for near-continual computer terminal use.

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: 
November 22, 2018

Fiscal Officer/Deputy Director

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

The Fiscal Officer/Deputy Director manages the financial functions and records of the public library in accordance with all federal, state and local laws. 

Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Library, coordinating the work of various department managers. Assists the Director as requested in implementing strategic plans and establishing policies and procedures.   Must qualify to be bonded.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. In cooperation with the Director, prepares the annual operating, capital and special fund budgets for approval by the Board of Trustees and for submission to the taxing authority.
  2. Oversee the automated accounting (CMI) system and serves as liaison to accounting system hardware and software vendors.  Controls financial transactions within the approved budget, including issuing purchase orders, verifying and paying of invoices, processing payroll, writing and disbursing checks.
  3. Receives deposits, disburses all monies, balances bank statements, and manages library’s investments in depositories approved by state law.
  4. Completes and files payroll records, employment, financial and tax reports, insurance forms, retirement plans, unemployment and workers’ compensation data.
  5. Reviews and makes recommendations for improvement on information from routine reports including circulation cash intake, payroll, paid time off/sick leave, materials acquisition, and others. Maintains paper and digital records/files for the respective departments. Establishes internal controls for the library’s system of accounting.
  6. Signs contracts involving financial obligations for the library and in accordance with the policies adopted by the Board of Trustees.
  7. Maintains inventory of fixed assets and provides secure storage for all vital business records including accounting back-up disks and legal documents.
  8. Management responsibilities include hiring, coaching, managing, training, evaluating, counseling staff, and interpreting policies and procedures.  Sets individual performance measurements for assigned staff and holds them accountable.
  9. Provides direction to managers regarding staff, coworkers, patrons, vendors, training or technology.
  10. Secures adequate current property and liability insurance for the library, employees, and Board of Trustees.
  11. Attends and records minutes of the Board of Trustees and participates in special meetings where the financial obligations of the library are discussed. Provide reports on library usage and attendance statistics and analysis of current financial conditions of the library to the Board of Trustees and Director on a monthly basis and projected financial conditions on a periodic basis.
  12. Evaluates new or updated policies, procedures, products and services and vendors in order to recommend action to Director and Board.
  13. Provides information and supporting documents to auditors during financial audit.
  14. Maintains knowledge of current library trends by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional library organizations.
  15. Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed.

 

Requirements: 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.  Preferred Masters of Library Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.

Experience: Minimum 2 -4 years’ progressive supervisory experience in public library environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

1. Advanced skill level with Microsoft Office applications, accounting and outsourced payroll software; ability to establish and maintain a comprehensive record keeping system and office procedures.

2. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records; ability to resolve complex problems appropriately and to multitask with pending deadlines.

3. Ability to express self effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.  Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with the public, staff and patrons of all ages.

4. Ability to work independently with minimal direction.

 

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:  None

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with strategic planning and budget management.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set up and maintain work files. Position may require occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds. Travel by automobile /air and overnight lodging is required occasionally.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work performed in a general office environment. May require availability for extended hours during peak periods.

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of Cuyahoga Falls Library. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to  the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part  of the jobholder’s responsibility.

 

 

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity email: ewuest@cuyahogafallslibrary.org or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 with a cover letter and application.

 

Expires: 
November 3, 2018
Job Type: 

Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications

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

The Ohio State University Libraries, one of the nation’s leading academic research libraries, has proudly served Buckeyes, the local community, national and global partners and other stakeholders for generations. Pairing a rich heritage with a drive to constantly push the boundaries of the modern academic research library, our organization is simultaneously grounded and visionary. As University Libraries continues to propel forward and deliver on our mission, we are seeking a dynamic thought leader experienced in strategic marketing and brand management to join our team. 

 

Reporting to University Libraries’ Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications (DSMC) will lead the development and execution of modern marketing and communication strategies that align with University Libraries mission and effectively advance our strategic agenda. We seek a candidate who will innovatively and collaboratively lead organizational efforts around strategic marketing and sub-brand strategy, content strategy and execution, media relations, public awareness, communications strategy and integrated omni-channel planning, campaigns and analytics including but not limited to: website, social media, digital platforms, print and graphic media, multimedia. 

 

The DSMC will develop a deep understanding of our audiences to create marketing initiatives that optimize the dissemination and impact of key messages, by audience, working collaboratively across the whole of University Libraries and in partnership with University Marketing to ensure consistency and brand alignment.  They will act as a brand steward and strategic marketing champion for University Libraries bringing to life user-centric strategies, marketing plans and experiences that drive awareness, engagement and choice with key audiences.

 

This professional will work closely with the University Libraries Executive Committee, OSUL department heads, our Development Officer and key stakeholders to create and execute comprehensive plans that tell our story, that promote our organization’s programs, services, and outreach and further build on the momentum created by the recent release of our strategic directions (https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions), the University’s Strategic Plan (https://president.osu.edu/strategicplan/) and the President’s 2020 vision.  This professional will lead efforts to effectively communicate our authentic value proposition and elucidate how our people, places, collections and services align with and support the needs of our users, create impactful outcomes, and contribute to the successful achievement of our goals and that of the broader university.  The DSMC will be a visionary strategist, strong project manager, and expert writer across traditional, web and multi-media platforms.  The selected candidate will lead and continuously develop a staff currently sized at three. 

 

Select Areas of Focus:

  • In concert with the Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries and the CAO, provide leadership and direction for all aspects of OSUL’s marketing and communications.
  • Develop initiatives to advance the relevance, resonance and distinctiveness of the University Libraries brand by leveraging disciplined and modern marketing practices that measurably grow and deepen audience perceptions, including their understanding of our value proposition; Create approaches to effectively communicate the breadth and depth of the people, services and resources available to users.
  • Uncover and synthesize the story threads of faculty, staff, student and stakeholder achievements and highlight the impact of the Libraries partnership in those achievements.
  • Drive editorial strategy and content development; formally and informally lead a team of content creators to leverage consistency across all channels (web, digital, social and print) and adherence to core messaging, voice, style, tone and guidelines along with educating and advising on channel placement; provide key support, knowledge, training, and tools to departments within the Libraries to address local marketing and communications needs.
  • Build out the existing University Libraries messaging strategy framework to shape alignment and create shared understanding on how to effectively and impactfully communicate with different audiences and personas; develop key messages to support and differentiate the Libraries and its units/departments.
  • Represents University Libraries at appropriate university-level functions and develops collaborative working relationships with marketing, communications, advancement/development, student, and alumni engagement professionals across the university.  Engage with consortial partners, including OhioLINK, Big Ten Academic Alliance and others to leverage industry best practice and advance the reputation of University Libraries among peers.
  • Other related responsibilities, as required.

 

Requirements: 

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or other discipline related to the marketing field of practice or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Seven to ten years of relevant experience in brand management and strategic marketing.
  • Demonstrated experience in translating insights into sound omni-channel marketing strategies and integrated marketing plans in alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to combine strategic thinking with creative writing and effective tactical execution
  • Previous experience in audience segmentation, brand positioning, and messaging development.
  • Proven ability to be creative in identifying and executing media opportunities as well as managing successful social media campaigns across varying platforms based on channel preferences.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.

 

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in marketing, communications, business or other related area.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and innovatively in a collaborative and complex environment that has multiple stakeholder audiences.
  • Ability to work comfortably with ambiguity, to progress multiple priorities/projects simultaneously and flexibility to accommodate shifting priorities.
  • Proven ability and success in leading, developing and supervising a team.
  • Experience in higher education marketing and knowledge of alumni relations and/or fundraising marketing.

 

Optional Info: 

Discover The Ohio State University:

For 148 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

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.

University Libraries promotes innovative research and creative expression, advances effective teaching, curates and preserves information essential for scholarship and learning at Ohio State, and shares knowledge and culture with the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world. Our libraries provide access to deep research collections, an extensive offering of online resources available anytime anywhere, and special collections of exceptional quality and distinction. University Libraries participates actively in OhioLINK and Big Ten Academic Alliance. The Ohio State University Libraries is proud to be a member of ACRL’s Diversity Alliance.  Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu.

 

Contact Info: 

Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/87580 from June 23, 2018 through July 15, 2018.

 

 

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: 
July 15, 2018
Job Type: 

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: 
Ohio