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: 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,

Degree question contacts:

MIS – Dr. Deborah Swain, 919-530-7502,                            

MLS – Dr. Chad Morgan,

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Welcome to the new! 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.

Business Research & Instruction Librarian LOCATION: Foster Business Library




TITLE:            Business Research & Instruction Librarian

LOCATION:  Foster Business Library


Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and  diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.


The Foster Business Library is the business library at the University of Washington. As part of the university system of libraries, it serves the 3,500 students, faculty and staff of the Foster School of Business. Opened in 1997 and renovated in 2009, the 21,500 square-foot facility is located within the business school complex. The library is open seven days a week during the fall, winter and spring quarters and provides computers, scanners, printers, study tables, and reservable group study rooms. The library collection supports business management research and professional practice with books, periodicals, and research databases in accounting, finance, management, marketing, information systems, management, and entrepreneurship. The Foster Library staff is comprised of three librarians, four classified staff, and graduate and undergraduate student staff.



Under the general direction of the Head, Foster Business Library, the Business Research and Instruction Librarian provides information literacy instruction, in-depth research consultations, and general reference service to faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Collaborates and contributes to the development, delivery, and assessment of instructional and outreach services. Contributes to business collection development and library assessment activities. Serves as one of three library liaisons to the Foster School of Business.

  • Serves as Business Research & Instruction Librarian and is responsible for outreach to students and faculty at the Foster School of Business, working with University Libraries staff to ensure quality instruction, reference, collection development, and other appropriate services and support as described in the UW Libraries Subject Librarian Position Description Framework.
  • Provides information literacy instruction sessions TO and develops online learning objects to FOR undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Foster School of Business. Contributes to library instruction and information literacy program planning.
  • Provides research consultation and reference services using a broad range of digital and print resources. Supports research endeavors of business faculty and undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. students. Participates in University Libraries chat and email reference services.
  • Contributes to Foster Business Library collection development activities through materials selection and collaborative decision-making.
  • Coordinates Foster Business Library communication activities, including social media, promotional materials, exhibit case, student advisory board, and other outreach channels.
  • Contributes to University Libraries outreach and public-programming endeavors. Communicates and collaborates with University Libraries User Experience Librarian, Undergraduate Experience Librarian, and Research Commons Librarian.
  • Works evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned; performs other duties as required.




  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate and work across diverse groups.
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in teaching undergraduate and graduate student populations.
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in marketing and outreach to undergraduate or graduate students and facility with social media as an outreach and marketing tool.
  • Demonstrated initiative, creativity, and flexibility.



  • Experience with business resources and serving the needs of business researchers.
  • Experience with building partnerships and working collaboratively with faculty and academic program staff.
  • Familiarity with assessment techniques to measure the impact and effectiveness of libraries’ programs and services.



$50,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.



Position will be at rank of Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background.



Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.



To apply for this position, please submit the following information to

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Assistant Director, Libraries Academic Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use “Librarian Application: Business Librarian” in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs.



To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, August 19, 2016.

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or
genetic information.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.

For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at


Lesley University – 3 Positions Available!

Art Librarian (Temporary)
Research and Instruction Librarian – Online Learning
Research and Instruction Librarian – Education Liaison

The Supreme Court of Montana is seeking a State Law Librarian to head the Montana State Law Library



Job Description – Law Librarian (16140717)
Position Title: 
Law Librarian  (16140717) 


The Supreme Court of Montana is seeking a State Law Librarian to head the Montana State Law Library. The mission of the State Law Library is to provide access to legal information consistent with the research needs of Montana’s judges and court personnel, members of the State Bar of Montana, state officers and employees, and members of the general public. The position of State Law librarian is highly technical and is charged with the development and maintenance of the law library collection and services to fulfill the needs of these many varied library users. The law librarian provides strategic vision and operational management of the law library, which includes a self-help center available for use by the public.
This position is located in beautiful Helena, MT cradled in the foothills of the Montana Rockies. Helena has a vigorous cultural and artistic life and offers a symphony orchestra, theatre, performing arts, museums and art galleries, as well as several minor league sports teams. The weather is beautiful year-round and amazing outdoor opportunities abound.
This position offers an excellent State Benefit package. The yearly benefits include:
  • A contribution of $11,712 /yr. towards health, life dental and optional vision insurance;
  • A choice between two retirement benefit plans and an option 457 (b) deferred compensation;
  • 15 days paid vacation, 12 days a sick leave, and 10 paid holidays to start;
  • Free access to the Montana Health Centers for primary care services and health coaching.
The State Law Librarian reports to the Montana Supreme Court Administrator and is appointed by the
Montana Supreme Court.
Key duties for the State Law Librarian position include:
  1. Selection, acquisition, cataloging and maintenance of the collection of laws, court decisions, law reports, text books, legal periodicals, journals, pamphlets, and miscellaneous books housed in the state law library.
  2. Development and delivery of electronic tools and resources.  Oversight of legal research in all information formats and training of library users in using research resources. Perform evaluation of the state law library collection with regard to retention, arrangement and condition. Classify new items according to library classification schedule and guidelines. Organize and supervises library programs and services.
  3. Oversight of the law library budget.  Prepare reports, monitor expenditures, and recommend projections of library spending for budgets; plan and manage library space and facilities.
  4. Assigns work, monitor progress and evaluate staff performance.  Supervise six employees.  Promote library services and stays abreast of library related issues.  May serve on professional boards and/or committees.
  5. Must be able to establish positive relationships with Supreme Court justices, district and municipal judges, Judicial Branch staff, the legal community, and the public.
  6. Assume a leadership role in the state in providing services to pro se litigants. The successful candidate must have extensive experience and vision related to serving pro se litigants in a rural environment.




The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Library Science and a juris doctorate along with professional law library work.  Experience with budgeting and staff management is required.  Experience with pro se programming is preferred.
Along with your completed application, please submit your resume and a cover letter.  In the cover letter, tell us how your past experience will help you perform the duties of this position. This position is open until filled.  First candidate review will be conducted on April 4, 2016.

• A criminal background check is required for the successful applicant.
• An employee new to the Judicial Branch will serve a one-year probationary period.

The Judicial Branch is an equal opportunity employer.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.


Applicant Pool Statement:  If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment:  Not Applicable  


:  Library 

Salary: $

 68,000.00  72,000.00  Yearly Benefits Package Eligibility:  Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan  

Number of Openings

:  1 Employee Status:  Regular Schedule:  Full-Time 


:  Day Job 


:  No  

Primary Location

:  Helena 

   Agency:  Judicial Branch Union:  000 – None Bargaining Unit:  000 – None  

Posting Date

:  Mar 22, 2016, 4:47:21 PM 

Closing Date (based on your computer’s timezone)

:  Ongoing 

Required Application Materials:  Cover Letter, Resume  
Contact Name:  Kay Pace  |  Contact Email:  |  Contact Phone:  406-841-2982

JOB POSTING: USC Associate Director of Research and Instruction Services

University of Southern California
Associate Director
Research and Instruction Services
The Norris Medical Library seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and talented librarian who is prepared to lead a team of library faculty and staff in support of the research, instruction, clinical, learning, and knowledge discovery initiatives of the University of Southern California.  The Associate Director for Research and Instruction Services manages, plans, coordinates, and promotes the Library’s research and learning resources as well as oversees the operations of reference, and mediated searching. For more information about this position, please visit:

Job Announcement: Reference Services and Outreach Librarian, New York Academy of Medicine

Reference Services and Outreach Librarian
New York Academy of Medicine
Summary and Description

The Reference Services and Outreach Librarian will be responsible for providing reference services for the Library and coordinating the outreach efforts of the library, particularly its social media presence.

Duties and Responsibilities
*    Provides reference support to users of the library
*    Collaborates with colleagues in the delivery of public services
*    Facilitates the use of databases and resources available in the Library, especially PubMed
*    Coordinates the social media presence of the Library across multiple platforms
*    Maintains, edits, and writes for the Library blog
*    Liaises with other Library and Academy colleagues to coordinate outreach activities
*    Maintains and updates Library’s website information.
*    Takes part in other special projects as required.
*    Familiarity with the databases and other reference tools necessary to answer a wide variety of questions related to the history of public health, health policy, and medicine; experience with PubMed is strongly preferred
*    Experience using social media
*    Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex ideas in an accessible manner
*    Strong editing skills
*    Experience engaging with diverse audiences, including students, professionals, and the interested public
*    Demonstrated commitment to public service
*    Physical ability to undertake collection management duties such as movement of books and materials weighing up to 40 lbs., and work in sometimes dusty environments.
*    Familiarity with medical terminology

*    MLS from an ALA-accredited institution is required
*    At least 2-3 years reference experience in a special collections or health sciences library
*    Preference will be shown to candidates with working knowledge of one or more major European languages
To Apply

Please forward cover letter and resume to<>. Please include Reference Services and Outreach Librarian in the subject line of the email.

Durham Public Schools Media Coordinator


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.

School Based- Media Coordinator (1) (1)

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 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


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.

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