Admissions Deadlines for SLIS

The deadline for admissions in the Fall 2016 semester has been extended to July 1. If you or someone you know would like to apply, complete the online application by that date.

 Soar to the top! Join the Masters program students in information science and library science for an MIS or MLS degree. We offer several concentrations as well as dual degree in MBA/MIS and JD/MLS with the NCCU Schools of Business and Law.

 See our Admissions page for details on application. The online ApplyYourself form is located at: http://www.nccu.edu/futurestudents/applynow.cfm. You can start your application process now.

 The deadline for admissions in the Spring 2017 semester is Oct 1. However, with a rolling admissions process, you may be able to apply later. See contacts below.

If you have any questions about applying, please contact: Ms. Sabrina Butler, Director of Graduate Recruitment, 919-530-7388, sbutler8@nccu.edu.

Degree question contacts:

MIS – Dr. Deborah Swain, 919-530-7502, dswain@nccu.edu                            

MLS – Dr. Chad Morgan, cmorgan@nccu.edu

Application to graduate is May 27th!

If you are interested in applying to graduate this summer (2016), you must submit attached application to advisor by May 27 and copy (cc:) Ms. Tawanda Burno in the School of Graduate Studies (tburno1@nccu.edu). Be sure to sign the attached form, check summer 2016 at top, indicate degree and concentration, and write name of advisor on form. Scan can be emailed or copy faxed (919-530-6402).
Application-for-Graduation-Grad-Prof-2016-17

Welcome to nccuslis.org!

Welcome to the new nccuslis.org! This page contains information about the North Carolina Central University School of Library and Information Sciences Master of Library Science and Master of Information Science degree programs. The SLIS is ALA accredited and offers a variety of degree programs designed for the returning student and working professional. If you have questions or comments, please contact the administrator of this page.

Durham Public Schools Media Coordinator

SUMMARY:      

The media coordinator provides the leadership and instructional resources and services for implementation of a school library The media coordinator coordinates and directs the activities of school library media support personnel including library media assistants, technical assistants, student assistants, and volunteers to provide the leadership and instructional resources and services for implementation of a school library media program that serves as an integral part of a student-centered educational process.

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Job posting: Business/Instructional Librarian, Salisbury University (Salisbury, Maryland)

Salisbury University, located on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore, is seeking a creative, dynamic, and collaborative applicant to join the staff of the SU Libraries as Business/Instructional Librarian.

 

Primary Job Duties: Serve as the librarian liaison to the academic departments in the Perdue School of Business.  The librarian will be responsible for instruction, collection development, and other support for the liaison departments’ teaching and research-related information needs.  Creative and effective instruction is especially important.  Participate in providing face-to-face and electronic reference services, including some evening and weekend hours.  Cooperate with other librarians in library-wide instructional activities, such as developing activities for and teaching sessions of freshman English classes.  Serve on committees and task forces and be active professionally.

 

Minimum Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree from a foreign institution at the time of appointment.  Related experience working in academic libraries.  Demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction.  Demonstrated knowledge of business reference sources and best practices in reference services and information literacy.

 

Preferred qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate degree in business.  Reference and instruction experience specifically in business in an academic library or experience in a public library business resource center.  Excellent presentation and communication skills.

 

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online.  See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

 

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Angeline Prichard at arprichard@salisbury.edu.

 

Applications submitted by July 25, 2016 will receive first consideration.  The position will remain open until filled. This is a library faculty position on a permanent status track with excellent benefits.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin by November 1, 2016 or as soon thereafter as possible.

 

This position is based in Salisbury, MD.  Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland.  It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk.  SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other publications.  SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

 

The Salisbury University Libraries comprise the main campus library and the Nabb Center for Delmarva History and Culture, located in the state-of-the art Guerrieri Academic Commons, which opens this summer, as well as the Curriculum Resource Center. The SU Libraries are user-oriented, with relatively small collections but a dynamic staff with a deep commitment to meeting the information needs of our students and faculty.

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall; Tel. (410) 548-3508.

Position of Digital Asset Coordinator for Washington University Libraries.

Subject: POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Digital Asset Coordinator

 

Recruitment has started for the position of Digital Asset Coordinator for Washington University Libraries.

Job # 33892.

The Digital Asset Coordinator will report to the Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special Collections, Joy Novak. The incumbent will lead and oversee the development and execution of strategies for the management of digital assets for Special Collections. Such responsibilities include the planning, coordination, and implementation of workflows and policies for the accessioning, processing, description, and preservation of digital content, including born-digital records. The position also supports wider Library, Campus, and/or Community digital projects and initiatives by assisting in archiving digital content.;     leads in the planning, coordination, and execution of effective and sustainable workflows for the management of Special Collections digital assets, including born-digital records. Responsibilities include accessioning, processing, access, and preservation of digital content. This position works collaboratively with curators, other staff, vendors, and/or researchers to coordinate and support Special Collections’ digital projects; support the archiving and preservation of Library, Campus, and/or Community digital projects and initiatives. This includes implementing tools and services such as Archive-It.

Other responsibilities of the position, as well as salary information and the required qualifications, appear in the job description which is available at:

https://jobs.wustl.edu

Position announcement – Colby College Science Librarian

This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position without rank, with the opportunity for sabbaticals. Colby librarians collaborate with our CBB consortial colleagues at the Bowdoin and Bates College libraries. They are encouraged to serve on college-wide committees, and to participate in professional development activities.
Colby College is located in Waterville, Maine, which offers numerous cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities within the city limits and is undergoing a major downtown revitalization effort. Whether you lean towards world-class hiking, dining or museums, or funky country fairs and Grange hall dances, all are easy daytrips from Waterville.
Minimum qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS
Strong written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
Learner-centered orientation
An interest in and capacity to understand current research and information sources in a broad range of science disciplines.Science Librarian

position Announcement – STEM Librarian at University of Maryland

STEM Librarian

Position number: 121961

  • Opening Date: May 16, 2016
  • Closing Date:June 13, 2016

The incumbent reports to the Head of the STEM Library and manages a combination of duties and expectations. The incumbent serves as STEM subject librarian, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content, Reference and Research Consulting, Teaching, Learning and Literacies, Outreach and Engagement, and Scholarly Communications and Research Data Services. Additionally, the incumbent will develop programs benefiting STEM disciplines to expand Research Commons @EPSL [http://www.lib.umd.edu/rc]. Programming may focus on issues relevant to the STEM community in the following categories: Information literacy, Scholarly communication, GIS, Maker lab, etc. STEM Libraries serve several colleges and schools, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Along with other STEM and other subject librarians, the incumbent is in a key position to help the University of Maryland Libraries define a completely new role for subject librarians — a role that will allow the Libraries to be more closely integrated in the whole educational and research process at the University of Maryland.The subject librarians have vision and dynamic perspective to help shape new approaches to faculty/library relationships.

Position announcements – Virginia Tech’s University Libraries

Virginia Tech’s University Libraries has two exciting positions available! Review of applications for both openings will begin on July 1.

Instructional Design Librarian

Virginia Tech’s University Libraries seeks creative and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Instructional Design Librarian. The Libraries aspire to prepare students to work, live, and thrive within a global context, and to partner with faculty incorporating a wide array of literacies, fluencies, competencies, and pedagogies into their teaching practices. Working widely across the library system and the University, this position presents a unique opportunity to be deeply engaged across the teaching and learning enterprise and to contribute to the ongoing development of a new online learning platform while also helping to shape the mission and vision of the online learning program as it is still developing.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Learning Services, the Instructional Design Librarian will serve as a member of the Learning Services unit and will work closely with other online learning specialists in the unit to continue in the development of a vision for the online learning program and collaborate with others to operationalize that vision. In addition, this position will be responsible for contributing to and leading strategic efforts for creating impactful, meaningful, and inclusive learning opportunities in support of the Libraries’ undergraduate education program. To view the full position announcement, including required qualifications, please visit https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/66629.

Educational Content Developer

Virginia Tech’s University Libraries seeks creative and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Educational Content Developer. The Libraries aspire to prepare students to work, live, and thrive within a global context and to partner with faculty incorporating a wide array of literacies, fluencies, competencies, and pedagogies into their teaching practices. Working widely across the library system and the University, this position presents an opportunity to be embedded in the early stages of creating an online learning platform that will be integral to the teaching and learning enterprise at Virginia Tech. Based on this person’s technical expertise and interest level, there may be opportunities to engage in game-based design and other emerging technology areas for creating technology-enhanced learning opportunities.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Learning Services, the Educational Content Developer will serve as a member of the Learning Services unit and will work closely with other online learning specialists in the unit to continue in the development of a vision for the online learning program and collaborate with others to operationalize that vision. In addition, this position will be responsible for contributing to and leading strategic efforts for creating and marketing the online learning platform and other learning objects for integration in courses in the Canvas Learning Management system or on other web-based platforms.

To view the full position announcement, including required qualifications, please visit https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/66625. The application package needs to include a resume, cover letter addressing the candidate’s experience with the responsibilities associated with the position, and the required and preferred qualifications, a portfolio of learning objects, including at least one video-based tutorial and one non-video based learning object and names of three (3) references and their contact information.

Position Announcement – University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library

UCR is currently recruiting for the following position. Please encourage qualified BCALA members to apply.

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library seeks applications and nominations for an innovative, dynamic, and deeply knowledgeable professional to serve as Collections Management Librarian for Special Collections & University Archives. The closing date to apply is July 11, 2016. For more information and to apply: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00577. EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer

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