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
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Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program.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At the time the unpublished manuscript is submitted, the applicant must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited program in library and information studies at the masters or PhD level.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
Applications for May 2018 Graduation are due January 24
The due date for submitting your Application for Graduation if you are planning to graduate in May 2018 is January 24 (Wednesday). Please complete and sign the Application for Graduation form below and send it to your advisor.
Note that your advisor must submit form and verification to Dean’s office by January 26 (Friday). So don’t delay and give your advisor time to review.
Assistant Head of Special Collections
The University of Arkansas Libraries is seeking a highly collaborative and engaged leader to serve as Assistant Head of Special Collections. This person will lead, shape, and assist in development and delivery of departmental priorities, through special projects to deliver innovative services, processes, and outreach. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, this position supports the Department Head in the daily management of the department (approx. 11 FTE) through project management, assessment, and donor relations. The Assistant Head will participate in the department’s Collection Development, Processing, Outreach, and Exhibition teams. Additional duties will include contributing to the Libraries’ growing digital collections, coordinating department events, and seeking grant-funded opportunities.
Qualifications. Required: A master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program, or related advanced degree and ACA certification; at least 4 years of professional experience working in a cultural heritage institution with increasing management experience; demonstrated experience arranging, describing, and managing archival collections; demonstrated experience with archival and library standards and tools, such as EAD, MARC, LCSH, and DACS; demonstrated experience providing innovative public service, specifically reference and instruction; experience contributing to physical exhibitions; and experience contributing to digital collections. Preferred: A second advanced degree; working knowledge of budget processes; experience with grant writing and administration; experience in donor relations and cultivation; experience working with ArchivesSpace, Preservica, AEON, and Archive-It or equivalent tools; and working knowledge of digital repository systems and digital curation.
Rank and Salary: Tenure-track, twelve-month faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Librarian / Associate Professor. Salary: $70,000.
Special Collections Department: The Special Collections Department was created in 1967 to encourage research and writing in the history and culture of Arkansas and the surrounding region. The mission of the department is to acquire, preserve, and provide access to materials to support scholarly investigation of the state, its customs and people, and its cultural, physical, and political climate. Special Collections houses approximately 15,000 linear feet of manuscript collections, approximately 28,000 titles of Arkansas print material, more than 100,000 photographs, and about 10,000 maps and rare books, and the University Archive. Notable collections include: the papers of Senator J. William Fulbright, the Council for International Exchange of Scholar Records, the works of noted photographer Lawrence “Larry” W. Obsitnik, composers William Grant Still and Florence Price, writer John Gould Fletcher, and the Peace Links Papers. The Department is comprised of 11 FTE faculty and staff. For more detailed information on the department please visit the Web site: https://libraries.uark.edu/SpecialCollections/
Application deadline and contact information. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Completed applications received by March 9, 2018, will receive full consideration. For the full posting or to apply, please go to http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/24739. When completing your application, please upload the following: letter of application (addressed to the attention of Jeff Banks, Director for Human Resources and Organizational Development), résumé, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references. For more information, please contact Jeff Banks at email@example.com.
We have several internship opportunities available at The Rakow Research Library at The Corning Museum of Glass (in Corning, NY) this summer. One is a public services internship