May 2017 Graduation Application Deadline – January 27, 2017

The deadline for submitting the Application for Graduation to the School of Library and Information Sciences for the May 2017 term is January 27, 2017.

If you are planning to graduate in May, please meet with your advisor to review your application for graduation for the May 2017 Commencement.  Please fill out the graduation application form with your advisor signature and any supporting documents for course substitutions.  You are required to complete the signed form and submit it to the SLIS Dean’s Office and Ms. Keondra Bailey by Friday January 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

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        Do not send the application form to the Office of the Registrar. Make sure you sign the form and include your area of concentration and the name of your advisor.

 

 

The Harvard College Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Head, Slavic Division.

The Harvard College Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Head, Slavic Division. The complete position description can be found attached.
 
To learn more or apply for this role, please visit:
 
After selecting Administrative/Staff Jobs (either internal or external), click ‘search openings’ and then enter ‘41484BR’ in the Auto Req ID Field.  
 

 

Collection Development Specialist

Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a Collection Development Specialist responsible for purchasing continuing resources for the Collection Services department. The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility of ordering and paying for serials, databases, and other electronic materials and maintaining accurate records in both the library management system and the university financial system, working directly with the Financial Services department. This position will also assist the collection services department in the collection review process, organizing and maintaining license agreements, and managing electronic resources usage statistics. For more details about this position or to apply please click here

Call for Applications: Award for Research in Black Print Culture

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, is accepting applications for funding to travel to the Library and utilize its holdings. We offer awards and fellowships in  five main collecting areas: English-language literature, poetry, African American history and culture, Southern history and culture, and modern politics, as well as subject specific funding. 

Of particular note is the recently established Award for Research in Black Print Culture. Funded by Rose Library curator Randall K. Burkett and his wife, Nancy, the award supports researchers exploring the Rose Library’s holdings of rare manuscript, ephemeral, photographic, and print materials produced by and for African Americans. The award is designed to encourage research and writing on the history and significance of black printing, authorship, and publishing. Stipend up to $1,000 annually.
The application deadline is February 15, 2017, and full details may be found at http://rose.library.emory.edu/research-learning/fellowships-awards/visiting-researchers/index.html.

 

Job Opening: Discovery and Systems Librarian – William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA

William & Mary Libraries is seeking a Discovery and Systems Librarian at Swem Library. The Discovery and Systems Librarian will learn our new Alma and Primo system, assume a leadership role in its configuration and ongoing development, and collaborate closely with staff in our libraries and in our consortium in order to make it the best library catalog possible.
For more information and to apply for this position, please see https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/26661
Review of applications will begin 1/25/2017.

Position Announcement – Outreach and Community Engagement Librarian – The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio invites applications for the position of Outreach and Community Engagement Librarian. Due to recent staff changes, we are recruiting again for a person to fill a second Outreach and Community Engagement position.
SUMMARY: The librarian in this position will; advance the mission of the university in education and community service by maintaining support for the library’s outreach and community engagement services; participate in the development of outreach and grant programs; work collaboratively with librarians and staff to plan, implement, and assess programs, communications, and marketing to enhance community awareness of the UT Health Science Center Libraries; assist with the coordination of library outreach and community engagement activities related to marketing of services, resources and events.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required education and experience:
• Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program
• Minimum of 0-1 year of post-MLS experience
• Commitment to excellent service and ability to manage multiple priorities; excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of marketing principles; experience with promotion and publicity, social media management, project coordination, writing, and assessment
• Experience with outreach programming; developing educational and promotional materials in print and digital formats
• Strong background in the use of information technologies and information management tools
Apply online at the UT Health Science Center Human Resources Employment web site: https://www.uthscsajobs.com/ where the position is posted under Library Operations – Librarian. Please include a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references with your application.
All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.
The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

 

Job posting: International Studies Librarian at Indiana University Bloomington

The Indiana University Libraries seek a knowledgeable, innovative, dynamic, and service oriented individual to serve as International Studies Librarian.

For more information, see here.  https://libraries.indiana.edu/job-postings-librarians

Graduate Assistantships for Spring 2017 – Applications Due on January 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

SLIS is hiring graduate assistants for the Spring 2017 semester.  We are hiring multiple Graduate Assistants who will serve in one of three roles as Graduate Research Assistants, Graduate Teaching Assistants, and Graduate Technology Assistants. This is open to on-campus and online students.The description of each position is below and is also detailed in the online application.
 
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY JANUARY 6, 2017 AT 5:00 PM
 
You must meet important requirements. 
1.       Minimum GPA: Students  have at a least a 3.0 GPA
2.       Admission Status: Student must be admitted to the program unconditionally (or met the requirements to remove their conditional status)
3.       Enrolled full-time: Students are required to be registered for at least 9 credit hours. If you are a new student, you may skip the GPA requirement.
 
Students may apply at http://jobs.nccu.edu/postings/7428.  Applications are due on January 6, 2017. Please attach a resume and a cover letter confirming you meet the general requirements for employment and stating which position you are interested in and why. Assistantships begin on February 1st, 2017 and run through May 13th, 2017. Graduate assistants also assist with SLIS Graduation. Next year’s graduation for Spring 2017 semester will be held on  May 12, 2017.
 
Position Duties and Descriptions:
 
1.       Graduate Teaching Assistants and Graduate Technology Assistants –
·         Will assist with the development, delivery and maintenance of SLIS’ digital learning ecosystem and distance (online) education courses in various combination of roles in instructional design, online course technical support, content developers and instructor development and support.
·         Will assist with the SLIS web site and social media platforms to develop strategies, develop content, web development, and maintenance.
 
2.       Graduate Research Assistants –
·         (High priority) Assist with the grant proposal writing and development and the related research to prepare grants and seek funding opportunities.
·         Support faculty research in various areas TBA based on faculty needs.
 
3.       Graduate Dean’s Office Assistant –
·         Assist with high priority activities to manage activities in the student lifecycle ranging from recruiting, on-boarding, enrollment, financial aid, service learning, graduation, alumni relations and fund raising  through marketing and communications, IT strategy, database development, CRM management, data analysis, data curation, business process reengineering and records management.
 
 
For questions, please refer to  kbaile45@nccu.edu.

 

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