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Job Postings: Fintel Library-Roanoke College

Fintel Library has two job postings which may be of interest to individuals at the School of Library and Information Sciences.  The announcements are attached.

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Position Title: Special Collections & Archives Intern

2018 Archives Intern Job Description

The Rakow Research Library is the world’s foremost library on the art and history of glass and
glassmaking, covering subject areas from archeology to zoology and everything glass in between.
The Special Collections & Archives department holds nearly 200 unique manuscript collections
from glass manufacturers, studios, renowned glass artists and scholars, as well as design drawings
and works of art on paper.
Crafted to meet the professional skills desired by the intern, this internship will provide careerrelevant,
hands-on experience with archival and manuscript materials.

USG Libraries Job Opportunity – Data Services and Management Subject Specialist Librarian.

Data Services and Management Subject Specialist Librarian                                                                                                        


 The Priddy Library is seeking an innovative and enthusiastic information professional to serve as the Data Services & Management Subject Specialist Librarian at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The successful candidate will lead the development and provision of the Data Management and Visualization Lab. Working closely with faculty, students and staff, the Librarian will build relationships in order to support research and teaching with a focus on promoting and providing data services for finding, manipulating, analyzing, visualizing and managing data.  Through research consultations, classroom instruction, and other programming, the Librarian will help the Library meet curricular needs by increasing the visibility of available data-related resources and services. The Librarian will provide subject-specific information literacy instruction, maintain strong relationships with faculty and students in assigned undergraduate and graduate programs, and enhance curricula and research innovation at USG.

 For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/staff-faculty-positions. Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials.

For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-ii-100b.html.

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/56906  .  No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, curriculum vitae, resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

The Library of Congress – internship opportunity

The Library of Congress is pleased to announce a new internship opportunity, which provides a qualified master and doctoral student the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills involving the long-term preservation and accessibility of digital collections. The Cultural Sustainability Internship will offer hands-on experience with and exposure to 21st-century preservation issues facing cultural heritage institutions with a mission to sustain long-term, durable access to their collections.
The Library is currently recruiting talent for this unique opportunity, and hope you will help spread the word. Applications for this paid internship will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. February 21, 2018. For more information, keep reading.
Eligibility Requirements
•             Must be currently enrolled in a degree-granting master or doctoral program
•             Must be available to work onsite in Washington, D.C. from June 4 to August 10, 2018
•             Must be a U.S. citizen
•             Knowledge and experience implementing digital preservation principles, tools, and technologies
•             Knowledge and experience with analog and digital media preservation
•             Strong organizational skills
•             Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to different audiences
•             Familiarity with metadata standards such as PREMIS, PBCore, and Dublin Core
•             Familiarity with basic computer science techniques such as batch processing and scripting
Application Procedure
•             Must apply online through USAJOBS via the announcement link available fromhttps://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488325200 
•             Must apply before the announcement closes at 11:59 p.m. on February 21, 2018

Vacancy (University Archivist) at Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

The following job is now posted on the ECU Jobs website:

                University Archivist & Records Manager – #942012

All applicants must apply online:  http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11845

Call for manuscripts for the LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award

The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program. Sponsored by LITA and Ex Libris, the award consists of $1,000, publication in LITA’s refereed journal, Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) and a certificate. The deadline for submission of the manuscript is February 28, 2017.

The purpose of the award is to recognize superior student writing and to enhance the professional development of students. The manuscript can be written on any aspect of libraries and information technology. Examples include, but are not limited to, digital libraries, metadata, authorization and authentication, electronic journals and electronic publishing, open source software, distributed systems and networks, computer security, intellectual property rights, technical standards, desktop applications, online catalogs and bibliographic systems, universal access to technology, and library consortia.

At the time the unpublished manuscript is submitted, the applicant must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited program in library and information studies at the masters or PhD level.

To be eligible, applicants must follow the detailed guidelines and fill out the application form (PDF). Send the signed, completed forms electronically no later than February 28, 2017, to the Award Committee Chair, Eric Phetteplace at phette23@gmail.com.

The award will be presented at the LITA President’s Program during the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

2018 ARMA International Education Foundation Graduate Scholarships

2018 ARMA International Education Foundation Graduate Scholarships

Vonore, TN (1-8-18)   –   The ARMA International Education Foundation (AIEF), is pleased to announce the availability of a funding opportunity for aspiring information management professionals currently enrolled in an accredited graduate-level education program.

This year, the AIEF will be offering several scholarships in amounts ranging from $3,000 to $1,000 (USD).

These scholarships are designed to cover costs associated with earning a graduate-level degree in the field of information management.

The application deadline is March 30, 2018 at midnight (US EST). For more information and the application, please visit:


The AIEF is a funding resource for research and scholarships in the field of records and information management. The primary funding source is derived from concerned individuals and organizations in the profession.  The Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit entity.