Home » Careers
Category Archives: Careers
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.
Position: Collections Specialist
Employer: Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art
Location: Washington D.C., Dist. Columbia, United States
Click Here to view full job now or go to: http://www.careerwebsite.com/link.cfm?c=c8RlVyQt0iXI
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.
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
These positions are available with August 2017 start dates.
NCCU-SLIS students should apply at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/117532 no later than Monday, April 17, 2017.
EPA librarian Susan Forbes, will be available to answer questions about the EPA Library Internship Program during an information session on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 5:30pm in room LIB 316.
Research & Education Library Intern
Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives
Internship available staring Summer or Fall 2017.
The Research and Education Department of the Duke University Medical Center Library provides research services, teaches classes, and conducts comprehensive literature searches for organizations and individuals within Duke Health.
The Research & Education Intern will support all areas of the department, such as instruction, research consultations, reference, systematic review searches, and LibGuides. The intern will gain experience in a progressive academic health sciences environment and will develop practical skills in health sciences and academic librarianship.
Specific responsibilities will include:
- Create and manage EndNote libraries
- Maintain library guides and webpages
- Capture data on library activities
- Compile analytics on Duke authors
- Develop and update database searches in PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Scopus, PsycINFO and more
- Assist with teaching classes in graduate programs
- Create or revise web-based tutorials
- Pull articles
- Contribute to service improvement initiatives
- Assist patrons via chat, email, service desk
- Contribute to other projects as needed
Hours are flexible, but must take place between 8 am and 6 pm
Must be a Masters degree or PhD student in library/information science or public health graduate program.
Students should have completed at least one semester of coursework and be comfortable with database searching (i.e., controlled vocabularies and Boolean operators).
Internships may be completed as field experiences for credit or as not-for-credit experiences.
Please send a cover letter, CV, and three references to:
Emily Mazure, Biomedical Research Liaison Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarly Communications Librarian (Medical Assistant Librarian), Apply here: http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/49085
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 email@example.com. 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.
- Provide technical expertise to partner-publishers on XML and metadata related issues.
- Serve as Project Euclid liaison to other Duke University Press teams, principally the Customer Relations team, and provide training on Euclid systems and services.
- Responsible for initial implementation of new publisher websites on Project Euclid; provide training for publishers on metadata preparation procedures and maintain relationships with them; monitor & ensure that metadata is correct; provide support for publisher production issues and assist in metadata preparation as needed.
- Provide oversight & training on publishers’ XML subscription access files.
- Manage & oversee content conversion and digitization projects; coordinate relationships with associated vendors.
- Analyze project needs in regard to metadata and digital content; develop appropriate user manuals, instructional brochures, and other documentation as needed.
- Liaise with IT systems experts and programmers at Duke University Press and Cornell University Library on hardware and software issues affecting accessibility of Euclid content.
- Research & recommend strategies for improving Euclid as a hosting platform; monitor trends in digital content development and scholarly communications.
- Create website content, write copy, and help resolve site errors; assess competitors’ sites and recommend improvements to Euclid’s website and platform.
- Manage Project Euclid’s social media presence; responsible for increasing Euclid visibility.