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The Archival Processing and Outreach Intern will perform hands-on work with historical documents held in the Bill Harris Papers (ca.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.

Position Announcement: Library Applications Programmer

See http://bit.ly/UD-LApPrg 

The University of Delaware Library seeks a motivated, creative, and service-oriented professional to serve as Applications Programmer. The position reports to the Head, Library IT Department and works closely with members of all Library departments, supporting the development and maintenance of online content delivery.

The Applications Programmer in Library Information Technologies supports the goals of the Library to make digital initiatives and scholarly content available, accessible, and discoverable via the Web.  The incumbent will participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of applications used to transform and deliver content.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides systems design, analysis, programming services to modify existing programs, and writes new programs.  Follows coding.  Writes program documentation.  Maintains applications.
  • Tests programs to ensure they work properly and determines that programs meet client needs. Corrects any problems encountered during testing.
  • Provides support. Consults with stakeholders to determine needs, clarifies issues, defines problems, develops specifications, and recommends solutions. Keeps stakeholders updated on project status. Attends project meetings to discuss project problems and issues.
  • Learns a variety of languages, operating systems, security procedures and utilities. Maintains knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate working relationships with colleagues and follows University and department policies and. Works within the department’s overall strategic plan following project priorities and scope. Meets deadlines and achieves goals.
  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience via internships and/or academic coursework may substitute for one year related experience. A degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Experience with the PHP and Javascript programming languages.
  • Experience with Linux and Linux shells (bash, sh).
  • Experience working with open source software.
  • Working knowledge of web technologies and applications development.
  • Knowledge of the XML stack particularly XSLT for xml document processing and transformation.
  • Knowledge of content management system (WordPress) design and development.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and produce comprehensive documentation.

General Information: The University of Delaware Library is committed to student success, scholarly research and inclusive excellence.  The Library is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. The Library collaborates with strategic campus partners to achieve these priorities, as well as with national professional organizations including the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, OCLC Research Partnership, SPARC, HathiTrust, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and the ACRL Diversity Alliance.  More information about the Library is available at: https://library.udel.edu/

Benefits:  22 vacation days. 403B retirement plan with 11% of salary contributed by the University. Tuition remission for dependents and spouses, and course fee waiver for employee. Full information about University of Delaware benefits is available at:     http://www.udel.edu/content/udel/en/faculty-staff/human-resources/benefits.html

To Apply: Include cover letter and resume, along with the names and contact information of three employment references following University of Delaware application instructions at:
http://www.udel.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/careers/

Funded PhD student opportunities at Illinois: Online information session Tuesday morning reminder

The School of Information Sciences, the iSchool at Illinois, is actively recruiting highly motivated, prospective doctoral students who are interested in becoming partners in our world-renowned research and scholarship program. We encourage applications from students from all disciplinary backgrounds.
 
Admitted candidates are offered up to four years of funding in the form of research, teaching, and service assistantships, including tuition waivers and stipends as long as they remain in good standing. Students receive one-on-one mentorship from faculty with a global reputation for excellence in scholarship and high impact science. The School’s flexible program ensures that each student is provided with the intellectual guidance and experiences necessary to prepare them for vibrant research careers in a wide range of academic, business, and government settings.
 
We study how:
* Information literacy enables participation in the knowledge society,
* Systems serve people,
* Libraries shape what we know and who we are,
* History informs our identity and guides our information future,
* Data science opens new windows to knowledge,
* Information is a vital human resource.
 
 

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

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

Auburn University is currently searching for a Reference/Instruction Librarian

Here’s a direct link to apply: www.aub.ie/instruction

Library Assistant Sr. Job Vacancy at Duke University Libraries

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Access and Library Services Assistant
 
The Access and Library Services Assistant provides support for a variety of activities in Access and Delivery Services, with a primary focus on Perkins Service Desk operations. The Access and Library Services Assistant acts as rotational support to various groups within the department as operational demands require.  
 
Position works a regular week of Tuesday through Saturday throughout the year.