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Diversity Fellowship Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Position Description: Cornell University Library is committed to diversity and is actively seeking to foster and support the growth and development of librarians from underrepresented groups through the Cornell University Library Diversity Fellowship. We value qualified candidates who can enrich our community with variety of backgrounds and experiences.

The Diversity Fellowship is designed for recent MLS graduates who want the opportunity to learn about academic libraries and acquire core competencies and skills in research, scholarship and instruction. The program allows the Library Fellow the unique opportunity to work in a variety of public services areas, explore new information technologies, collaborate on projects, and to participate in a challenging and rewarding work environment. A flexible program will be developed to balance the Fellow’s individual goals and interests with the Library’s needs. In addition, the Fellow’s professional interests will be supported with a mentoring program, specialized training, continuing education, and participation on library committees.

· Teaching in Mann Library’s information literacy program

· Developing online learning modules

· Library space planning and assessment

· Supporting systematic reviews

· Providing research data management services

· Providing consultation on advanced research strategies and citation management

· Planning for emerging technologies

· Multi-media and/or makerspace support services

· Library outreach and communication

· Collection development

· Digitization of historical material

· Supporting the Library’s international outreach initiatives, including TEEAL and Research4Life

This is a fully funded two-year appointment available starting August 15, 2017. The start date is negotiable. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Application Instructions: To apply, click on the link below. Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to your application (preferred as one combined PDF document). Candidates should include in their cover letter a description of their knowledge and experience that demonstrates engagement in underrepresented communities and the ability to transfer this asset to a research, learning, and instructional context. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. For more information, contact Mary Ochs, Director of Mann Library, mao4@cornell.edu.

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Employment Opportunity University Libraries, University at Buffalo Poetry Cataloger

Complete Description: SUNY Buffalo Poetry Cataloger

The University at Buffalo Libraries seek dynamic applicants for the position of Poetry Cataloger in the Poetry Collection within Special Collections. Founded in 1937, the Poetry Collection is the library of record for 20th– and 21st-century Anglophone poetry and is comprehensive in its collection of first and other bibliographically significant editions, little literary magazines and journals, broadsides, anthologies, criticism and reference materials. Additionally, the collection holds more than 150 archives and manuscript collections from a wide range of poets, presses, magazines and organizations including James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, Helen Adam, Robert Duncan, Robert Graves, Dylan Thomas, Jargon and Wyndham Lewis. The Poetry Collection is also a regional repository for many of the publishers and arts organizations of Western New York. There are also substantial collections of artwork, audio recordings, ephemera, photographs, visual poetry and zines, making it one of the largest poetry libraries of its kind in the world

To Apply:

To submit an application, please visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/9193. Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses). The deadline for applications is June 14, 2017.

 

Broward County Library Pilot Tackles Digital Divide

As part of an effort to bridge the digital divide, Broward County Library (BCL), FL, in partnership with T-Mobile, the county’s Enterprise Technology Services division, CareerSource Broward, and the School Board of Broward County, has launched a two-year pilot program that will provide 300 tablet computers and data access plans to eligible residents of the Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD).

Link: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2017/05/industry-news/broward-county-library-pilot-tackles-digital-divide/

Job Posting: Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art Collections Specialist

Position: Collections Specialist, Smithsonian Institution

To view this job opportunity, click the link below and you will be sent to AAM jobHQ where you can apply if you are interested.

Job Summary
Position: Collections Specialist
Employer: Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art
Location: Washington D.C., Dist. Columbia, United States

Description:

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Job Posting – Scholarly Communications Librarian, Orlando, FL

Scholarly Communications Librarian (Medical Assistant Librarian), Apply here: http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/49085

Special Conditions
Additional Application Materials Required. An online application must be submitted to http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/49085 to officially be considered for an open position. In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter, CV and the contact information for three professional references.
 
NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.
 
Please contact Floyd Sturdifen at Floyd.Sturdifen@ucf.edu with questions about this position.

 

Job Opportunity – Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian – University of Connecticut Library

Title:   Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian (Job ID 2017424)

 

Rank: University Librarian I (UCP 5)

 

The UConn Library seeks a visionary and creative Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian to develop the Library’s online educational learning program. Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference & Curriculum Services, this position will create and assess online instructional modules that integrate with the University’s learning management system, HuskyCT (Blackboard e-Education platform). This position develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of current information literacy, instructional design, and educational assessment best practices.  The incumbent will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with staff throughout the UConn Library and university-wide to enhance student research and critical thinking skills of a diverse population of students.

 

A complete job description including required qualifications, duties and responsibilities, and further information about the UConn Library can be found at: http://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/professional/.

This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of July 7, 2017. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment.  Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.

Applications are due on or before March 23, 2017 and must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu (please reference Job ID 2017424) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to khara.leon@uconn.edu.  To ensure consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by March 23, 2017. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

Serials Conference

On Friday, March 31st, 2017, the 26th annual NC Serials Conference will be taking place at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC. Please find attached a flyer with registration information. We hope to see you there! Please share with your classes as this is an excellent networking opportunity and we would love to see more SLIS student representation at the conference.