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Friday, September 19, 2014

MLIS Graduate Assistant Opportunity

A Graduate Assistantship opportunity for the Fall 2014 semester will be open to students currently enrolled in the St. Catherine University MLIS program with a minimum GPA of 3.0. This assistantship is awarded for one semester and requires a commitment of at least ten hours per week. The rate of pay is $12 per hour. The position does not include tuition remission or benefits.

Deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 30, 2014 or open until filled. Students should apply by email to imdept@stkate.edu with the subject line: “MLIS GA Fall 2014”. Required is a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript from Kateway.

General Requirements:
· Must have completed LIS 7010.
· Must have taken or currently be enrolled in LIS 7030 and/or LIS 7040.
· Must abide by departmental policies and student employment policies in the Student Employment Handbook.
· Must be able to meet face-to-face with supervisor for regular updates on progress made toward assignment tasks.

Specific Requirements:

Working with Nick Steffel, IT Coordinator: Course requirements waived from General Requirements. Background in journalism or similar demonstrated writing ability. Ability to effectively manage and coordinate the work of others. Interest or experience in professional work with social media. General comfort with technology and working independently.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

CHILDREN LIBRARIAN, Oconomowoc Public Library

The Oconomowoc Public Library is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and creative individual to serve as the Children Librarian.  The Children’s department is a very active department with 5 story-times per week. Passion for service to children and teens, superior communication skills, and a MLS degree with background in children services required. Current MLS students encouraged to apply.  Must be comfortable with marketing and social media.  Starting salary $44,499 with excellent benefit package.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to:  City of Oconomowoc, Attn:  Human Resources, P.O. Box 27, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.   For additional info & application, please visit www.oconomowoc-wi.gov and click on Employment Opportunities listed under Human Resources Department.   Applications and resumes must be received by 4 p.m. September 22, 2014.   EOE/M/F/D/V.

6 Librarian Openings in North Dakota

In Grand Forks, the University of North Dakota is currently hiring three librarians:

The closing date is October 8, 2014 for all three positions. The Reference Librarian/Bibliographer is an entry-level position, no experience required.  The Catalog Librarian position does not require experience, although prefers it. The Coordinator of Information Literacy and Assessment requires three years of experience in a library, but not necessarily as a professional librarian.

In Fargo, the North Dakota State University library is hiring an Acquisitions and Serials Librarian, https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/5358.  This position is entry-level, with only a preferred qualification of one year of professional experience and preferred supervisory experience.

The West Fargo Public Library is also hiring two librarians and welcomes recent and soon-to-be graduates to apply for: Librarian / Children’s Services or Librarian / Adult Services.  The full job descriptions, application, and supplemental questions can be found at www.westfargolibrary.org.  Recent and imminent graduates are welcome to apply.  Benefits include vacation, retirement (NDPERS), medical insurance, and great co-workers. First review of candidates begins October 6; the position will remain open until filled.  To apply, send a cover letter, completed application form, answers to supplemental questions, and your résumé to HR@westfargolibrary.org.   


Technical Services/Electronic Resources Librarian

Northwestern Health Sciences University is hiring a Technical Services/Electronic Resources Librarian

Full description can be found here: http://nwhealth.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-622997.html
Location: Bloomington, MN
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Library
Job Type: Employment Opportunities
Duties: Oversee activities of the Technical Services Department
(including electronic resources) and maintain the integrated library system. Ensure access to the library’s physical and
electronic collections.
Qualifications: - Masters degree in library and/or information science
from an ALA-accredited program
- At least four years as a professional cataloger
-Experience with cataloging all types of media and electronic resources
- Working knowledge of RDA, AACR2, LCSH, MeSH, and Dewey Decimal Classification
- Experience with maintaining a library management system
- Experience with electronic resource management
- Familiarity with library preservation practices and materials processing procedures

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hispanic Serving and Undergraduate Success Librarian

San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

This full-time, tenure-track faculty position will coordinate library instruction for undergraduate writing courses and develop programs that support the needs of Hispanic college students. In addition to participating as a general reference librarian, the Hispanic Serving and Undergraduate Success Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research consultation; developing and implementing instructional programs and materials; maintaining and building library collections; and planning and fostering outreach to the departments of Chicana/o Studies, Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies.  As a faculty member, the Hispanic Serving and Undergraduate Success Librarian will be expected to engage in professional growth activities and participate in the shared governance of San Diego State University by serving on library, campus-wide, and California State University committees as needed.

This position is open at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank with a yearly salary range of $58,044-$65,000, commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.  This position will remain open until filled.  Reviews will begin immediately. Anticipated start date is Spring Semester 2015.

To view a complete job description and instructions for the application procedures, visit:  http://apply.interfolio.com/26448

Monday, September 15, 2014

Assistant Librarian, University of Minnesota - Crookston

Entity Name: UMC Library (108A)
College or Admin Unit: UMC Academic Affairs
Campus Location: Crookston
Desired Posting Date: 09-15-2014
Job Open Date: 09-10-2014
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled
Search Committee Contact: Krista Proulx

Required/Preferred Qualifications       
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters' degree in library science and a minimum of one year of library experience, excellent communication/time management/interpersonal skills, and strong technology skills. Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience using cataloging standards, experience with integrated library systems, web development, academic library experience, experience with citation linking software, experience working with Alma and SFX, demonstrated initiative and proven ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changes in the profession, Metadata creation of materials, ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.
For more information, see the full job description.

Friday, September 12, 2014

DEADLINE TODAY: Professional Development Opportunity: Five Graduate Assistantships Available with MLIS Faculty

Graduate Assistantship opportunities for the Fall 2014 semester will be open to students currently enrolled in the St. Catherine University MLIS program with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Assistantships are awarded for one semester and require a commitment of at least ten hours per week. The rate of pay is $12 per hour. The position does not include tuition remission or benefits.

Deadline to apply is Friday, September 12, 2014 or open until filled. Students should apply by email to imdept@stkate.edu with the subject line: “MLIS GA Fall 2014” Please note if you have a preference to work with a particular faculty member. Required is a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript from Kateway.

General Requirements:
  • Must have completed LIS 7010.
  • Must have taken or currently be enrolled in LIS 7030 and/or LIS 7040.
  • Must abide by departmental policies and student employment policies in the Student Employment Handbook.
  • Must be able to meet face-to-face with supervisor for regular updates on progress made toward assignment tasks.

Specific Faculty Requirements:

Grealy/Torres: Course requirements waived from General requirements; event planning and access database experience preferred; This position will assist with the MLIS Community Night events and plan the Professional Association Fair for the spring semester.

Lesniaski: Completion of LIS 7030; interest in the organization of information; and ability to work independently.

Ross: Completion of LIS 7030; interest in digitization; and interest in metadata.

Yoon:  A GA with a focus on data analysis - specific job with linguistic text analysis of customers' book reviews. Preferably someone who has:
  • Analytical skills - able to analyze text entities and systematically coding into different categories
  • Good learning ability - can learn quickly and enjoys learning new things and applying them
  • Understanding of basic research process - just basic understanding (those who have taken research method course with a good grade or have an experience of prior research project is a plus but not required)
  • Interest in user's information seeking and use - those who have taken information seeking behavior with a good grade or have a background in text coding is a plus but not required
  • Good work ethic - who is responsible, can meet due dates and meeting times, etc.
Yukawa:  Assist with developing communication tools, program evaluation tools, and community connections for older adult programming; Preferred qualifications: completion of LIS 7040 and LIS 7050, adept at using social media, interest in working with older adult patrons and volunteers