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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.

 

Apply for ANCHASL scholarship for ANCHASL 2017 Spring Meeting and workshop on “Needle in a Haystack: Finding Data Insights, Where to Start?” Fwd: Registration Open! ANCHASL Spring Meeting, Friday June 9

Students,

This message relates to scholarships that the Association of North Carolina Health and Science Libraries (ANCHASL) is offering to support an upcoming meeting.
If you are planning to attend the ANCHASL 2017 Spring Meeting and workshop entitled “Needle in a Haystack: Finding Data Insights, Where to Start?” on Friday, June 9 in Wilson, NC, please consider applying for one of the scholarships being offered by the ANCHASL Scholarship Committee.
Meeting details are listed below and also at http://www.anchasl.org/.
The Board has authorized the Scholarship Committee to award up to four scholarships for this meeting and workshop. The award will cover your registration and part of your travel expenses. Recipients with a short commute will receive an award of $75. In order to encourage participation by those members living more than 90 miles from the meeting location, an additional $100 will be made available to them for travel costs, for an award amount of $175.

To be eligible, you must live or work in North Carolina (or be a student enrolled in a library program located in NC) and be a member of ANCHASL.  Not an ANCHASL member?  Don’t let that stop you! Join now!
For more information, consult the ANCHASL membership page at http://www.anchasl.org/member.shtml.

An application form for the meeting is attached below and is also available on the ANCHASL Scholarship Committee Web site, in case the attachments get stripped from this e-mail message. Complete and return the form to me, Carol Vreeland.

The submission deadline is the end of the day (midnight) on Monday, May 22. We’ll notify recipients by Saturday, May 27.

 

Submitted by

Carol Vreeland, Chair

ANCHASL Scholarship Committee

New Opportunity with the Harvard Library

Link: Records Manager2017-05-08

The Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Records Manager / Archivist for Operations.  Please find the complete position description attached.

To learn more or apply for this role, please visit:

http://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs

After selecting Administrative/Staff Jobs (either internal or external), click ‘search openings’ and then enter ‘42507BR’ in the Auto Req ID Field.

Link: Records Manager2017-05-08

NOTICE OF VACANCY: University of Washington – May 5, 2017 TITLE: Geography and Global Studies Librarian

NOTICE OF VACANCY

May 5, 2017

TITLE: Geography and Global Studies Librarian

LOCATION: Government Publications, Maps, Microforms and Newspapers Unit; Reference and Research Services Department.

Complete announcement: NOV – May 5, 2017

THE LIBRARIES

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.

 

GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS, MAPS, MICROFORMS AND NEWSPAPERS UNIT (GMM)

The GMM unit is comprised of three major collections that serve UW faculty, students, and staff, as well as researchers from the local community and around the world. The government publication collection is a depository for publications from the United States federal government, Canada, the United Nations, the European Union, and the State of Washington. The collection also includes documents from international intergovernmental organizations, the City of Seattle, and King County. The map collection includes map sheets, aerial photographs, atlases, and electronic mapping and digital geospatial data for use with GIS software. The microform and newspaper collection includes current national and international newspapers, an extensive collection of newspapers on microfilm, as well as a wide variety of microform sets supporting research in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and international studies. The unit is part of the Libraries’ Reference and Research Services Department.

 

THE POSITION

The University of Washington Libraries seeks a collaborative, creative, and energetic librarian to provide a range of learning and research services to faculty, students, and staff in Geography and Global Studies. Under the general direction of the Head, Government Publications, Maps, Microforms and Newspapers (GMM), the Geography and Global Studies Librarian serves as the liaison to the Geography Department, the Center for Global Studies, the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, and coordinating liaison to the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. The librarian has primary responsibility for managing services and collections for geography, international government organizations (IGO), and non-governmental organizations (NGO). Other responsibilities include the provision of GIS services and support to the Geography Department and the Jackson School, and serving as one of the research data services librarians for the social sciences.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libhr@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries 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: Geography and Global Studies 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.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, June 9, 2017.

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu.

For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libhr@uw.edu

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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Position Vacancy – Research Data Librarian – Virginia Commonwealth University

The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Research Data Librarian. The Research Data Librarian will collaborate with liaison librarians, researchers, the Office of Research and Innovation, and other stakeholders to organize, disseminate, and preserve data generated by the University’s research enterprise. The successful candidate will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

 

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian of Scholarly Communications and Publishing, the Research Data Librarian will work closely with librarians and research, teaching, and administrative faculty to improve research data management expertise and practice across the University. The Research Data Librarian will provide consultation, leadership, and thorough knowledge of best contemporary practice in research data management to faculty, research investigators and investigator teams, and students. The Research Data Librarian will help researchers create data management plans, determine long-term storage and curation plans for research data, select and use data repositories, and meet funder compliance requirements for data integrity and access. The Research Data Librarian is expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. Faculty with the VCU Libraries are evaluated and promoted on the basis of job performance, scholarship, and professional development and service.

Qualifications

Required: ALA-accredited graduate degree or accredited graduate degree in another appropriate discipline. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred: Experience in leading and managing research data management, scholarly communications, or related programs. Expert knowledge of trends and best practices in research data management throughout the research lifecycle. Experience working with researchers and administrators in an academic environment. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of users with different levels of experience to meet their research data management needs. Understanding of contemporary research practices including workflows, transparency, and reproducibility. Working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research tools including data visualization, data management planning, data analysis, and data description. Strong teaching and data literacy competencies. Proven understanding of scholarly communication trends, funder requirements, open access, repositories, and research impact measures. Demonstrated awareness of privacy and confidentiality for human subjects research and other research involving protected data. An advanced degree or relevant subject knowledge in a health science or science discipline.

Successful experience working in a collaborative environment. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills as well as presentation and public speaking skills. Able to work professionally with academic and clinical faculty. Flexible and adaptable to succeed in an evolving, fast-paced environment. Strong service orientation. Ability to bring new ideas and concepts to current practice. Interest in developing new skills through continuing education opportunities. Experience at urban research institutions, HBCU or minority serving institutions is desired.

For the complete posting, please see:  https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/61813

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