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University of Virginia Health System – Research Librarian

Research Librarian
 
The University of Virginia Health System seeks an innovative librarian to join the Health Sciences Library’s Research and Data Services team. This position will support the biomedical, clinical, and translational research missions of the Health System by building and developing information services and reproducible workflows across the research lifecycle. The Research Librarian will serve as a liaison to selected Health System departments, engaging with faculty, staff and students at all levels of experience.
 
To Apply:
Visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0622049. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.  Applications received before December 1, 2017 will receive priority.

Full announcement: UVALib2017-11-14

one year library fellowships at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

How many: between 3 and 6 Associate Fellows selected each year

Fellowship: one-year with an optional second year to learn about the National Library of Medicine, its products and services

Where: National Library of Medicine, campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

Stipend: $54,972; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding

Eligibility: recent graduate (within the past two years) with a master’s in information science/library science

Deadline for applications: January 26, 2018

Apply online here

Contact information: Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301.827.4284 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov

Summer internship at the Outer Banks History Center

The Outer Banks History Center, a regional archival facility administered by the State Archives of North Carolina, is offering a 10-week internship through the State of N.C. Internship Program during the summer of 2018. Graduate students and undergraduate juniors and seniors who are permanent residents of N.C. are eligible to apply. This is a full-time, paid position. In addition, the Friends of the Outer Banks History Center will cover the cost of housing at the Friends of Elizabeth II Guest House in Manteo for the duration of the internship.
The Archival Processing and Outreach Intern will perform hands-on work with historical documents held in the Bill Harris Papers (ca. late 19th century-1990s), an extremely vital historical collection for both the Outer Banks community and the larger research community. The collection contains unprecedented documentation of early life in coastal North Carolina, including photographs, genealogical research, and oral histories with prominent Outer Banks families. The intern will establish initial physical and intellectual control of the Bill Harris Papers, process the collection according to current archival standards, and create a descriptive online finding aid for the collection. Throughout this process, the intern will promote the collection by sharing their experiences on social media; designing educational materials, brochures, and pamphlets; and/or creating an exhibit using materials in the collection. Specific outreach activities will be conducted according to the intern’s individual skills and preferences.
To apply, please follow the directions in the attached program booklet to submit an application through the State of N.C. Internship Program. The application deadline is January 15th. Questions about the Outer Banks History Center and the work of the internship should be directed to Samantha Crisp, Director of the Outer Banks History Center, at samantha.crisp@ncdcr.gov or 252-473-2655. Questions about the application process and timeline should be directed to the State of N.C. Internship Coordinator, Candace Dudley, at 919-807-4407 or Candace.Dudley@doa.nc.gov.
For more information, please see the attached program booklet (also accessible at www.youthinvolvement.nc.gov). A full description of the internship is available on page 31-32.

 

Position Vacancy – Science and Engineering Research Librarian

The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Science and Engineering Librarian.  The successful candidate will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

Reporting to the Head of Academic Outreach, the Science and Engineering Research Librarian will actively build and maintain relationships with faculty, students, and administrative units within the School of Engineering and Science and Mathematics departments within the College of Humanities and Sciences. The successful candidate will join a team including a second Science and Engineering Research Librarian and a Engineering and Science Collections Librarian to serve STEM faculty and students on the Monroe Park Campus. The Science and Engineering Librarian will provide course-integrated instruction, workshops, individual consultations, and research assistance. The person will actively pursue outreach opportunities to promote library services and advance research and learning for STEM faculty and students. They will ensure services are relevant to evolving STEM research demands by actively monitoring scholarship in the field and the curriculum and research interests of the faculty. Academic Outreach Librarians are expected to contribute beyond their subject area by providing collaborative and cross-disciplinary support for departmental and library-wide outreach activities. Academic Outreach librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. Faculty with 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: A degree in a STEM-related discipline.  Experience teaching in a classroom setting or providing in depth research assistance. Familiarity with specialized sources and research methods for science and engineering. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty. Evidence of creativity, initiative, and flexibility when working independently and on teams. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

For more information about the VCU Libraries, please visit our home page.  Review of applications will begin December 11, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply via https://www.vcujobs.com.  Complete the application and submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Librarian I (Branch Manager) – Grand Rapids Public Library (Michigan)

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/grandrapids/jobs/1879716/librarian-i-branch-manager

Library Position Washington University in St. Louis – History and Religious Studies Librarian

Title   History and Religious Studies Librarian – Olin Library –

 Job Opening ID  38371

 Job Type/Schedule:  This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

 Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Olin Library at the Danforth Campus.

 Essential Functions

 POSITION SUMMARY:

Incumbent will select and acquire library materials and serve as liaison to several academic departments and programs; participate in user education activities; assist in training library staff and students; and participate in relevant professional development activities.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Engage in collection development and outreach activities for History department, Religious Studies program and Danforth Center for Religion and Politics. Participate in relevant instruction and training activities.

Provide broad-based, and subject-specific, research assistance to the WUSTL community.

Engage in campus-wide initiatives, consortia partnerships, and regional, state or national organizations as appropriate to foster new partnerships in support of the Library’s goal to expand its research through engagement. Serves on library, university, and professional committees and projects as elected or appointed and perform other duties as assigned or appointed.

Support scholarly communication and data curation activities by educating the informing faculty, students, librarians and campus administrators about scholarly communications trends and issues.

 Required Qualifications

 MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience working in instruction or collection development

Experience with building internal/external relationships and partnerships

Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Ability to work as a part of a team and alone equally well while meeting project timelines.

Demonstrated ability as a self-starter

Ability to deal with rapidly changing professional environment

Demonstrated service attitude

Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment

 Preferred Qualifications

 Masters in History and Religious Studies

Ability to read German, French or Italian preferred

Familiarity with the academic library environment

 Salary Range

 The hiring range for this position is $46,215 – $60,080 annually.

 Benefits

 -Retirement Savings Plan

-22 vacation days

-8 Paid Holidays

-Sick Time

-Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

-Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

-Free Life Insurance

-Health, Dental, Vision

-Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

-Long Term Disability Insurance

-Flex Spending Plan

-Other Benefits

Job Posting for History and Religious Studies Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis

Job Posting for History and Religious Studies Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis

POSITION TITLE: History and Religious Studies Librarian

REPORT TO: Head, Research Services, Olin Library

SUMMARY:  Washington University Libraries seeks a creative and innovative librarian to serve as the History and Religious Studies Librarian.

The History and Religious Studies Librarian is responsible for selecting and acquiring library materials and serving as liaison to the History department, Religious Studies program and Danforth Center for Religion and Politics; participating in user education activities and subject-specific reference services; assisting in training library staff and students; and participating in relevant professional development activities. This position also includes engaging in campus-wide initiatives, consortia partnerships, and regional, state or national organizations as appropriate to foster new partnerships in support of the Library’s goal to expand its research through engagement. Serves on library, university, and professional committees and projects as elected or appointed. The position also supports scholarly communication and data curation activities by educating and informing faculty, students, librarians and campus administrators about scholarly communications trends and issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience in reference, instruction or collection development

Experience with building internal/external relationships and partnerships

Preferred:

Masters in subject area preferred

Ability to read German, French or Italian preferred

Familiarity with the academic library environment

Candidates can apply by navigating to https://jobs.wustl.edu/ and searching for the job opening number 38371.

Other resources that may be of interest include the University’s “Living in St. Louis” https://wustl.edu/campus-experience/st-louis and the Libraries’ About page at: https://library.wustl.edu/about.