full-time

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: 

Sr. Cataloger

Location: 
Westerville, Ohio
Organization: 
Westerville Public Library
Hours: 
Regular business hours, M-F
Duties: 
The Senior Cataloger has the responsibility of cataloging books, media, and emedia, using OCLC and Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III).
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Catalogs materials in a consistent and timely fashion.
• Presents a professional, respectful and friendly image to library vendors, customers and other employees.
• Allocates responsibilities of staff and volunteers within the Technical Services Department.
• Keeps up to date on cataloging, classification and technology through professional reading and workshop attendance.
• Prepares monthly reports including relevant statistics.
• Performs both original and copy cataloging on OCLC and transfers records to III.
• Enters and edits MARC records in III.
• Responsible for authority control.
• Participates in professional library organizations and assist library and professional organizations with presentations and information sharing.
• Takes part in processing of new materials as necessary.
• Takes part in collection maintenance as necessary: weeding and mending.
• Supervises Technical Services in the absence of the Manager/Support Services.
• Occasionally serves as a substitute librarian for other departments.
Requirements: 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.
• Knowledge of RDA, Dewey Decimal Classification System and Library of Congress subject headings.
• Knowledge of and experience with automated cataloging systems [including OCLC].
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Positive work attitude and have the ability to interact well with others.
• General knowledge of information technology and be committed to continued individual development.
• Knowledge of a foreign language a plus.
Optional Info: 
For Application and other details see the Westerville Public Library website Careers page at http://westervillelibrary.org/careers.
EOE
Expires: 
July 19, 2017

MPK Diversity Resident - Global Digital Humanities Librarian

Location: 
The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio
Organization: 
The Ohio State University Libraries
Duties: 
The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) seeks a dynamic librarian for the position of Mary P. Key Diversity Resident. OSU Libraries’ two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program provides mentorship for a successful transition from academic training to research librarianship, provides hands-on exposure in many areas of the University Libraries, and contributes to advancing diversity initiatives for both the academic librarianship profession and The Ohio State University Libraries. The program provides professional development in a nurturing, yet productive, real-world environment at one of the top 10 public university libraries in the country. The Resident will be encouraged to participate in selected workshops, conferences, and committees and develop a robust portfolio of engagement at the start of their library career.
 
The Resident will serve as the Global Digital Humanities Librarian for the Research Services and Area Studies programs that lead the Libraries in creating new, engagement-centered research service models based in cross-university partnerships, user-oriented assessment, and long-standing success in advancing information literacy. As a member of the Research Services and Area Studies teams, the Resident will connect faculty and students in international and area studies departments with the Libraries’ growing digital humanities services through the Research Commons. The Resident will work collaboratively with colleagues across the Libraries to support this academic community throughout the research lifecycle from content generation/acquisition to data curation. The Resident will contribute to the Libraries’ ongoing efforts to deeply engage with and support digital humanities scholarship by acting as a liaison for multidisciplinary area studies research centers. Situated at the intersection of disciplines, resources, and services, this position will support the University’s efforts to create distinctive and internationally recognized scholarship and to facilitate knowledge exchange on a global scale. Reporting to the Digital Humanities Librarian, the Resident will enrich the Libraries’ support for the innovative research and teaching underway at one of the world’s most prominent research institutions.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Serve as OSUL’s digital humanities liaison to relevant area studies departments and multidisciplinary research centers.
  • Engage with area studies faculty and students to support digital humanities research and scholarship.
  • Collaborate with library colleagues to develop and deliver instruction on digital humanities tools and methods.
  • Collaborate with library colleagues in research services and area studies to promote digital humanities services that support research and research pedagogy.
  • Hold regular office hours in the Area Studies department.
  • Develop and strengthen partnerships between the Libraries and other University initiatives such as the Global Gateways Program and the Humanities and the Arts Discovery Theme.
  • Serve on selected OSUL committees and work closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
  • Begin development of a research agenda that will contribute to an area of scholarship.
Requirements: 
Qualifications:
 
Required:
  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent program or relevant PhD completed by the time of appointment.
  • Familiarity with current and emerging digital humanities tools and methods.
  • Oral, written, and reading proficiency in a foreign language other than English.
 
Desired:
  • Experience using digital humanities tools and methods (e.g. text analysis, text encoding, GIS, database design, website development, minimal design).
  • Project management experience.
  • Understanding of the issues related to digital humanities work (e.g. infrastructure, collaborators’ rights, evaluation guidelines, sustainability issues).
  • Understanding of the issues related to global digital humanities work (e.g. cultural sensitivities, cultural representation, foreign language special characters, etc.).
Optional Info: 
About the Appointment:
 
This is a full-time, two-year visiting faculty (non-tenure track) position. As a Visiting Faculty member, the Resident is strongly encouraged to engage in professional research and publication. The Resident will provide a faculty annual report as well as periodic reports to the Diversity Committee to track progress on established objectives. Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and experience.
 
Discover Ohio State:
 
For 147 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 provides patrons with access to information at 13 locations across the Columbus campus to support the research, teaching and learning needs of students and scholars, Buckeyes and beyond. We offer services and educational resources that open minds and advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge. 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. Our facilities offer work spaces designed to enable a variety of learning styles and research methods. We strive to provide convenient, ubiquitous resources and services – in your home, in your office, inside one of our welcoming facilities, or wherever your scholarly pursuits lead you. Librarians familiar with the subject areas and expert in associated research techniques are available for consultation.
 
Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu.
 
Benefits:
 
The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 10 days of vacation, 15 days of sick leave, 10 paid 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: 
Application:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by June 4, 2017. Please send cover letter, CV, references, salary history and requirements to Patrick Schell at schell.84@osu.edu. Please include the position title in the subject field.
 
Contact Information:
Patrick Schell, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5917.
 
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: 
June 5, 2017
Job Type: 

Adult Services Librarian

Location: 
CITY INFORMATION: Tipp City is in Miami County, Ohio. Tipp City is a thriving city just minutes north of Dayton on Interstate-75, proud of its exemplary schools, well-preserved historic district, and small-town charm. Tipp City is well known for its great neighborhoods and a strong retail community that includes numerous quaint shops in the historic downtown area. The library sits proudly on the historic downtown main street. The population was 9,689 at the 2010 census.
Organization: 
Hours: 
Duties: 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:Works under the general direction of the Library Director providing library services to adults, including reference assistance, reader’s advisory, programming, community activities and collection development; works with staff to monitor and evaluate services to adults; promotes and publicizes the adult services programs in the community; and assists with the daily operation of the library.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises all aspects of adult outreach services, adult programming and general public service.
  • Creates and develops programs and activities for adults and manages the expenditures of programming
  • Coordinates programming schedule with the Youth Services Librarian and submits to the Library Director for approval
  • Compiles and maintains monthly statistics for adult programming and services
  • Maintains an awareness of developments in library services to adults by reading professional literature, communicating with peers, attending conferences, workshops, and other training sessions and incorporates the new developments into the library’s services
  • Selects and maintains the library collection (print and online) based on varied criteria and methods of evaluation under the direction of the Library Director
  • Manages library operations in the absence of the Director with the Youth Services Librarian
  • Participates in service programs, publicity, public relations and staff development activities
  • Participates in community events to promote the library and its services
  • Troubleshoots patrons’ technology issues with computers or personal electronic devices
  • Creates and maintains library displays to promote materials and library services, including new book shelf
  • Assists with the opening and closing duties for the entire library
  • May attend Friends of the Library monthly meetings in absence of the Director
  • Maintains knowledge of the job duties of library Assistants and Clerks, and participates in their work as needed by working the circulation counter and reading shelves
  • Interprets library policies and procedures for library users in a customer responsive manner
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service
  • Answers patrons’ questions in person, by phone and/or online
  • Coordinates library homebound services including volunteers
  • Oversees collection in local history and genealogy room
  • Serve as a back-up for the technical services library assistant as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Library Director

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:·         Master’s Degree in Library Science, or Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association or currently in a program working towards a Master’s degree in Library Science·         Proficiency in basic computer knowledge and demonstrable ability to use applications in Windows environment including Microsoft Office products, Internet use and email·         Ability to interact with the public, vendors, or staff in a consistent, friendly and professional manner·         Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures·         Possess the skill to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources·         Ability to complete and compute various math equations when completing reports·         Ability to operate in a network environment and to learn various integrated library system functions used in carrying out essential job responsibilities·         Maintains a positive attitude and a willingness to accept change ·         Ability to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends 

Requirements: 

Master’s Degree in Library Science, or Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association or currently in a program working towards a Master’s degree in Library Science

Optional Info: 

SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY:Supervises Library Assistant-Adult Programming Services, Library Assistant-Technical Services, and in conjunction with Library Director, the Library Clerks.WORKING CONDITIONS:Duties are performed indoors in an office environment and require extended periods of standing, walking, sitting, talking and hearing with occasional periods of climbing or balancing, the pulling, pushing, lifting or carrying of items, keyboarding, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. Weights up to 50 pounds are encountered. Vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The Adult Services Librarian must be able to read materials and receive verbal instructions requiring complex interpretation.BENEFITS:Vacation, sick leave, holidays, and group health benefits available; Public Employees Retirement SystemLIBRARY INFORMATION:Tipp City Public Library was established in 1962.  A member of OLC and the SEO Consortium.Service area includes over 14,000 patrons.  http://www.tippcitylibrary.org/

Contact Info: 

Tipp City Public Library is looking for an energetic, friendly, progressive and dynamic librarian committed to providing high quality, charismatic customer service to adults with a strong focus on programming, collection development, and outreach within the community.  Successful candidate will provide direct library service to members of all ages performing reader’s advisory, reference, customer service duties and lead an adult monthly book club.  Submit cover letter, resume and references to: DirectorTipp City Public Library11 East Main StreetTipp City OH 45371

Expires: 
May 11, 2017
Job Type: 

Librarian - 2 Positions

Location: 
Madison, WI
Organization: 
Madison Public Library
Hours: 
Duties: 

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WITH SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION RESPONSES ATTACHED WILL BE CONSIDERED.  PLEASE VISIT - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/madisonwi - FOR THE FULL JOB POSTINGS AND TO APPLY ONLINE. Technology and Business Community Engagement Librarian (closes 4/17/17)Madison Public Library seeks a creative and innovative Librarian who will develop relationships with and provide services to Madison area technologists, entreprenuers and businesses.  This position will play a key role in developing the library's web services while ensuring that such services serve all Madisonians, including unserved and underserved individuals and groups.  Consistent with our mission and vision, this position cultivates community partnerships which foster the availablity of technologies that support opportunities to learn, share and create.  Familiarity with emerging technologies is a plus.  Excellent project management and web development skills are essential. Librarian 1 - Teen Services (Meadowridge) - closes 4/30/17This Teen Librarian position will be based out of the Meadowridge Library and serve middle school and high school youth on the west side of Madison.  This position will focus on collaborations with many community partners, such as west Madison schools, neighborhood centers, churches and community organizations, including the Road Home and MSCR, as well as working with neighborhood residents to identify community needs and develop engaging learning opportunities to meet those needs. 

Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited library school with a Master's degree in library or information sciences.  May 2016 graduates will be considered. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WITH SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION RESPONSES ATTACHED WILL BE CONSIDERED - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/madisonwi - FOR THE FULL JOB POSTINGS AND TO APPLY ONLINE.

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 
Expires: 
April 30, 2017

Librarian - Full-time

Location: 
Seville Library, Seville, Ohio
Organization: 
Medina County District Library
Hours: 
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week; flexible schedule required including at least two evenings a week and multiple Saturdays
Duties: 

Seville Library is looking for an energetic, friendly, progressive and dynamic librarian committed to providing high quality, charismatic customer service to children, teens, and adults with a strong focus on programming, collection development, and outreach within the community.  Successful candidate will provide direct library service to members of all ages performing reader’s advisory, reference, programming, and customer service duties. Interest and experience in both children’s and adult reference services preferred.  Will be required to lead an adult monthly book club and family storytimes.  Assists in the management of the branch operation and serves as the Manager in the absence of the Branch Manager.  Provides direct supervision to pages.  

Requirements: 

Candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA institution or be within six (6) hours and six (6) months of graduation; possess excellent communication and organizational skills; knowledge of a wide range of books and authors; demonstrated knowledge and skills in programming and reference services for children, teens, and adults; collection maintenance, electronic information resources, and reader’s advisory; ability to handle multiple tasks; initiative to act in a self-directed manner; and ability to work as a team member. Strong computer experience, including Office 2010, E-Media, IOS and Android products required.  

Optional Info: 

BENEFITS:    Vacation, sick leave, holidays and group health benefits available; Public Employees Retirement System

Contact Info: 

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME        Application available online at www.mcdl.info  AND APPLICATION TO:                           Email to:  human.resources@mcdl.info                                                                        Human Resources Office                                                                        Medina County District Library                                                                        210 S. Broadway Street                                                                        Medina, OH  44256                                                                        FAX:  (330) 722-2855

Expires: 
April 30, 2017
Job Type: 

Special Collections Librarian-application deadline extended

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

Responsibilities

  • Develop, curate, and make accessible manuscripts collections.  This includes managing, prioritizing, processing, arranging, and describing manuscript collections, as well as creating documentation about procedures relating to manuscript collections
  • Develop and maintain the Libraries’ web presence for manuscripts collections, making collections more accessible in print and digital environments
  • Curricular integration of manuscripts collections into University teaching, learning, and research, as well as outreach to and engagement with external research and stakeholder communities
  • Public services duties as part of special collections and general public services, including responding to in-depth queries about manuscript collections
  • Participation in the creation, management, and use of digital collections drawing on manuscript collections
  • Participate in the planning and curation of exhibits drawing on manuscripts collections
  • 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, as well as to gain and share knowledge of trends in special collections, academic libraries, and higher education
Requirements: 

 Required Qualifications

  • This position requires detailed knowledge specific to the disciplines of Library and Information Science amd Archival Science. Master's degree in Library and Information Science (M.L.S/M.L.I.S.) from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice, is required.
  • At least one year of relevant professional experience and accomplishments with special collections, including digitized special collections
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and enthusiasm for a changing environment
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively within a team, including with special collections colleagues, subject librarians, and other library staff
  • Knowledge of intellectual property, rights management, and scholarly communication issues with regard to manuscripts collections
  • Creativity, problem-solving skills, and the ability to successfully balance a diverse workload
  • Highly developed written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with born-digital special collections
  • An additional advanced degree in a relevant discipline

Please apply online: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/22385 

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

Jen Harvey, Administrative Services Specialist Ohio University Libraries (740) 597-1976

Expires: 
April 17, 2017
Job Type: 

Art Librarian-application deadline extended

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

Responsibilities

  • Work 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 the stakeholder communit
  • Offer research support services to students, staff, faculty, and members of the community, including specialized research and reference consultations.
  • Conduct and enable 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 budget, and 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, working 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 least one year of relevant professional library experience.  Experience and/or formal education or training in the fine arts
  • At least three months of 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
  • Creativity, problem-solving skills, and leadership skills, including the ability to seamlessly manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Superior oral and written communication skills and a consultative mindset
  • The ability to remain current with new and emerging models of research in the arts and humanities and a knowledge of trends in academic libraries and higher education

 Preferred Qualifications

  • A second graduate degree in a related discipline

Please apply online: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/22392 

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

Jen Harvey Administrative Services Specialist Ohio University Libraries (740) 597-1976 

Expires: 
April 17, 2017
Job Type: 
Ohio