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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Library Manager Position

Friends School of Minnesota seeks a motivated and talented individual committed to education to serve as part-time library manager. The library manager will maintain library collection, manage use, and assist with classroom research. Reports to head of school.
Salary: $15.85/hour
Submit the following by email or mail by May 31, 2016:
  • Completed application form  (application-PDF or application-Word doc)
  • Resume
  • A one page statement of your experience with managing a library
  • Three letters of reference (at least one from a supervisor from the last two years)
For the complete job description click here

Friday, April 29, 2016

Diversity and Inclusion Manager - Hennepin County Library

Hennepin County Library (HCL) seeks a Diversity and Inclusion Manager to manage, facilitate, support, lead and coach individuals and work units within the library in delivering on the Library's promises to provide library services that reflect and respond to the communities they serve and to support staff in meeting community and patron needs by valuing diversity and inclusion.
This position serves as a member of the Library's Senior Leadership team and will be initially be based at the Ridgedale Library in Minnetonka. This is a full time position with an annually salary between $64,024.48 - $100, 640.80.
To view the complete job description and to apply click here. Application Deadline is May 13th, 2016 by 5 pm Central Time

Spread the word! Two Scholarship Opportunities to Pursue a Master's Degree in Library Science

The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing a master's degree in library science. The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of their education. The Beard Scholarship, in the amount of $1,500, is targeted for applicants of excellence who show strong potential for leadership in the library profession. Recipients of both awards must agree to work for at least one year in Georgia following graduation. Applicants need not be residents of Georgia to apply.

The deadline to apply for the 2016 scholarships is May 21. Click here for more information. 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Assistant Head for Processing, Yale University

Reporting to the Head of the Manuscript Unit, the Assistant Head for Processing leads and manages archival processing of manuscript collections held by the Beinecke Library in the fields of American and modern European literature, history, and the humanities, from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries and across all formats. Ensures that manuscript collections are arranged and described in accordance with established standards and best practices, at an appropriate level of detail and effort, and in a timely manner. Leads development of the library’s processing policies and procedures for archival, manuscript, and other non-print media, across a spectrum from basic initial control through full, detailed description. Works closely with unit head and curators to set processing priorities, and tracks and reports progress. Collaborates with Beinecke Library and other University Library staff on the development and use of tools and workflows to support description and access.
For more information visit:  www.yale.edu/jobs . The STARS requisition ID for this position is 36914BR.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

More Out of State Job Opportunities

Library Manager, ImaginOn, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, NC
This position is responsible for leading and managing the library at ImaginOn, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's flagship facility for library services to youth ages 0-18.This position also works collaboratively with the Executive Director of the Children's Theatre of Charlotte, ImaginOn’s partner organization, to establish and achieve the shared mission, vision and long-range plans for the facility and partnership.   Incumbent supervises a team of four managers who ensure delivery of innovative programming, technology, collections, exhibits and visitor services within a unique, nationally-prominent learning environment.
Application deadline is May 6th, 2016. To view the job description click here. To learn more about ImagineOn, visit: www.imaginon.org.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Librarian Position at City of St. Paul Libraries

Closing Date: 5/9/16 at 4:30 PM
Salary: $22.05 - $31.09 Hourly
            $45,864.00 - $64,667.20 Annually
General Duties:
Performs entry-level professional library work such as providing reference and referral services, performing online database searches, cataloging and classifying materials, assisting library patrons in locating library materials and using the library catalog, and assisting in the collection development and maintenance program.
Information  About the Current Opening:
Libraries has one immediate opening, but additional future vacancies are anticipated during the length of this eligible list. The person holding this position must work some evenings and weekends.
Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and twenty-four (24) credits in courses leading to an American Library Association (ALA) accredited master’s degree in Library Science
How to Apply:
Submit City of Saint Paul online application, answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire at www.stpaul.gov/jobs. To view the full job description, click here

Part-Time Library Clerk Position

Fredrikson & Byron, a large law firm in downtown Minneapolis, has an immediate opening for a part-time Library Clerk.  The primary responsibilities of this position include assisting the Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarians with various projects; acting as a back-up to the Library Assistant for basic library maintenance duties; and updating the physical collection.  The job will be 15-17 hours per week.  The days and times of work performed are somewhat flexible (no evenings or weekends), but need to be consistent from week to week.

Candidates should have or are working towards a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree. College coursework in library science preferred. Candidates must be able to lift and carry library equipment and materials up to 40 pounds and must be able to reach or bend to retrieve materials on low or high shelves. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail also required.
For the full job description, click here. For consideration, please send your resume to, Jennifer Larson, jlarson@fredlaw.com

Elementary School Teaching/Media Specialist Position: Countryside Elementary

Edina Public Schools has a Digital and Media Specialist position available at Countryside Elementary beginning August 15, 2016.
Qualifications:
  • Current MN Media Specialist licensure required
  • Experience managing a media program and the integration of technology
  • Experience working with middle school students
Click here for the full job description.
Application Deadline: May 2, 2016 at 4:30pm. 

Tech Archives Internship Opportunity Summer 2016

The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections is currently seeking applicants for the Friends of the Michigan Tech Library Graduate Internship for summer 2016. The archives provides a high level of service to scholars, students and a wide range of visitors, especially in the summer through our role as part of the Keweenaw Heritage Site network, a partnership with the Keweenaw National Historical Park, a member of the National Park Service.
The internship offers a $5000 stipend. The intern is expected to commit to 35 hours of work per week over the course of 7 weeks. The internship will begin on or near June 27, 2016.
For more information click here. Applications are due by May 1, 2016.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Accessioning Archivist Position

Location: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
                Yale University, New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Assistant Head of the Manuscript Unit for Accessioning, the Accessioning Archivist serves as a member of the Manuscript Unit’s five-person accessioning team. Processes and catalogs new acquisitions to a basic level so that they are discoverable and available for research as soon as possible after acquisition. Assists with other aspects of managing the accessioning of manuscript materials acquired by the Beinecke Library, including arranging and receiving shipments, verifying new acquisitions against available descriptions, and creating and reviewing accession records. Prepares finding aids according to relevant standards and established local practice, including using ArchivesSpace. Creates collection-level records in MARC format for the library's online catalog. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants.
Click here for more information. The STARS req. ID for this position is 37041BR.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Branch Librarian Position Available at Milwaukee County Courthouse, WI

Salary: The minimum salary is $47,867 annually with a competitive fringe benefits package.
The Wisconsin State Law Library’s Milwaukee County Law Library (MCLL) has a full-time Branch Librarian vacancy.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
  • Oversee day-to-day operations including supervision of part time library associates;
  • Provide reference and research assistance to judges, attorneys and the general public;
  • Manage legal resource collections for 47 Milwaukee circuit court judges; and,
  • Participate in collection development.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016
For the full job description, click here

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Two Job Opportunities-Out of State

Assistant Director, North Carolina State University
NC LIVE is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director during what will be an exciting phase in the development of the organization. The Assistant Director will be responsible for leading the delivery of programs and services that amplify the impact North Carolina libraries have on their communities. The Assistant Director will work with member libraries to assess, advise, and measure the success of new initiatives designed to increase resource usage; more tightly integrate various e-collections; improve the discovery experience for patrons; and better utilize technologies to maximize efficiency. This person will also co-lead one or more Advisory Committees.
Click here for more information.

Librarian I, Fresco County Library, CA (Closing Date: Friday, 04/22/16 at 4:00pm Pacific Time)
Librarian duties include, but are not limited to: collection management; Children's, Young Adult, and Adult programming; community outreach; Internet and computer-assisted reference services; and patron instruction. Additionally, responsibilities may also include serving on committees, working in teams within the library system, and cataloging materials.For the complete job description, click here

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Position Available for Library Instruction Coordinator (Twelve Months, Tenure-Track Position)

The California State University, Bakersfield Library has a position available for Library Instruction Coordinator. This position will include instruction, reference, collection development, and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will make significant professional contributions to the Walter W. Stiern Library, a teaching-learning facility fully integrated with technology to support the overall mission of the University.
A detailed vacancy announcement and application procedures are available here.
Deadline for application is Monday May 16, 2016.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Digital Media Librarian Position

Aldis Systems is looking for a candidate that is pursuing or has recently completed a Library and Information Science degree and has an interest in media asset management, metadata and/or database design, implementation, and administration.
Aldis Systems designs and builds custom technology solutions and workflows. Our Media Asset Management (MAM) solution has a few parts. The users interface with a desktop client that provides a robust searching and tagging platform, and a web interface that allows searching and downloads of media for corporate clients.
The ideal candidate will be interested in creating relevant and organized metadata and tags; managing various types of media assets; administering databases; and delivering client requests quickly and efficiently. The candidate should be organized, professional, and a quick learner. Experience with a MAM system and various types of production-oriented media will be helpful, but not necessary. Customer service experience is a plus.
Responsibilities include:
  • Daily ingesting, organizing, and tagging new media (videos and still images)
  • Primary daily contact assisting corporate clients in using the system
  • Delivering media when requested (through hard drives and FTP sites)
  • Ensuring quality of existing metadata tags
  • Transcoding media files
  • LTO tape archive management
The Digital Librarian will help the Digital Media Manager carry out the regular functions described above, and other duties as requested. This position is full-time.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@aldissystems.com and note Digital Media Librarian in the subject line of your email. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
For more information about Aldis Systems, Inc., please visit: http://www.aldissystems.com/

Saturday, April 16, 2016

System Analyst Position - Arrowhead Library System

Nature of Work
Under administrative direction, is responsible for analyzing and improving the efficiency of workflows in all aspects of the automation system; create new automated routines for work that is amenable to automation, improve existing automated routines, or both; provide thorough documentation of existing systems; and manage the LAN and WAN telecommunication infrastructure.
Supervision Authority
This employee has no direct supervisory authority, but may offer work direction to support staff. The Executive Director and Assistant Director will provide broad objectives, which require the ability to work professionally with minimal
supervision. To achieve desired results, the Systems Analyst may develop methods to improve training and resource sharing activities.
This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, and is located at the Arrowhead Library System Headquarters in Mountain Iron, MN.  Hiring range begins at $58,240. Insurance benefits are included.
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, completed Arrowhead Library System application available at http://www.arrowhead.lib.mn.us/about/employment/ and three professional references to Shari Fisher, ALS Assistant Director, at shari.fisher@alslib.info.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Head Librarian, Curriculum Resource Center, Bowling Green State University OH

The University Libraries (UL) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) invites applications and nominations for the Head Librarian, Curriculum Resource Center (CRC), Assistant Professor. Reporting to the Chair, Archival Collections and Branches, the CRC Head Librarian provides leadership and vision for the Curriculum Resource Center (CRC); develops, administers, manages, & participates in all operations of the CRC. They also provides leadership and supervision of 3 FTE staff. Minimum qualifications for this position is ALA-accredited Master’s degree, minimum 1-3 years teaching, library instruction, supervision, and public service experience.
Print or electronic applications must be received or postmarked by May 11, 2016.
For detailed description and qualifications, click here.

Records Management Facilitator Internship

The deadline for applications is May 13th, 2016 at 7 am HST.
Summary 
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Marine Monuments of the Pacific Office in Honolulu, Hawaii is looking for three Records Management Facilitator interns to assist with organizing our holdings. They are looking for one Project Lead and two Project Assistants. Their office has extensive historical files, spanning decades, which document the management, political history, and scientific research surrounding 22 national wildlife refuges and 4 marine national monuments throughout the Pacific. This collection consists of both analog and digital records, with formats not limited to paper, photographs, motion picture film, disks, CD-ROMs, audio tapes, and electronic databases.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Open Positions from Coast-to-Coast

Marketing and Programming Librarian, Santa Barbara Public Library
The Santa Barbara Public Library is seeking a dynamic, creative professional with a passion for making Library connections, and a commitment to supporting and fostering the community's spirit, imagination, and culture. This position will provide the opportunity to lead the way in reaching library users wherever they are and developing and promoting innovative and inspiring arts, informational, and technological programs.
Application Deadline: Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at 5:30 Pacific Time
Click here for more information.

Assistant Labor Archivist, University of Washington Libraries, WA
The Assistant Labor Archivist will support the Labor Archivist as principal selector for the Labor Archives, implementing appropriate digital projects, and participating in the Libraries’ digital programs, serving as the main processor of records and manuscript collections. A portion of the job will include site visits for a labor records survey and on-site stabilization of union collections throughout the Pacific Northwest. The Assistant Labor Archivist is responsible for contributing to the achievement of Libraries’ objectives and the fulfillment of the Libraries’ strategic plan.
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, April 22, 2016.
Click here for more information.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Technical Information Specialist Intern (Paid Internship)

The Medtronic Knowledge Center, located at our world headquarters in Fridley Minnesota, is looking for a student enrolled in the MLIS program to begin immediately as a Technical Information Specialist Intern.  The internship is temporary, full time (40 hours per week), competitively paid position requiring availability during the M- F workday, starting immediately.  This position will work autonomously with little work direction.  This is a great opportunity to gain library experience in a corporate knowledge center.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support for Knowledge Solutions including:
  • Client Services – Organizing and answering information requests; responding openly or 1:1 to employees and connecting them to internal experts or external resources.
  • Technical Services – Managing the library collection, link resolver, document delivery vendor and website, as well as maintaining our collaborative online space.
  • Marketing and Internal Communications – Creating and sending company-wide communications; training and coaching in the use of knowledge solutions.
  • Knowledge Management - SharePoint projects, news curation, continuous process improvement and creation of surveys, statistics reporting, and documentation.
For more information, click here

Project Archivist

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) seek candidates with archival and disciplinary experience to manage the digitization of NSIDC's historical print glacier photograph collection. Funded by a grant from the Council on Library & Information Resources Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Program, the position is an 18 month lecturer appointment to begin as soon as May 2016.
The Project Archivist (PA) will work with librarians, archivists, scientists, graduate students, a project consultant, and a vendor to manage the digitization of approximately 9,000 historical images of glaciated regions. Digitization work will be outsourced, and a significant amount of the project will involve assigning technical and descriptive metadata to the images. The PA will work with staff in the Libraries and NSIDC to make the images available in the University of Colorado Digital Library (https://content.cu.edu/digitallibrary/) and the NSIDC Glacier Photograph Database (http://nsidc.org/data/glacier_photo/search/).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is recommended that applications be submitted by May 1, 2016 in order to receive full consideration.
For more information click here.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Content Management Assistant

Consortium Book Sales & Distribution is seeking a full-time, entry-level Content Management Assistant to help regulate the information in CBSD's title database, as well as produce catalogs and other marketing and sales materials. Candidates must be organized and detail-oriented and have experience working with multiple projects simultaneously and enforcing deadlines.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Metadata Project Manager at: kbeson@cbsd.com

Click here for the complete job description.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Graduate Student Assistant for May 2016, MAHS Program, St. Catherine University

The Master of Arts in Holistic Health Studies Program, St. Catherine University, is looking for a MLIS student who would be interested in reviewing their final thesis projects before they are bound.

Please check the KatieCareer for more information and also see brief description below:

Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant

Description:

*Please note that this is a graduate student position on the Minneapolis campus*

Major Job Duties:
-Write and edit using APA-style
-Review graduate student research papers

Minimum Qualifications:
-Currently enrolled in the MLIS graduate program at St. Kate’s
-Strong research and academic writing skills
-Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Excellent skills in APA formatting

Hours: 45 hours total, to be done in the month of May

Job Opportunities - Out of State


Digital Engagement Librarian/Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha (Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications begins April 29, 2016.)
Reporting to the Director of Archives & Special Collections, the Digital Engagement Librarian creatively collaborates with and supports faculty, students, and community members involved in digital scholarship and digital projects. Participates in the development of digital projects and collections by providing a full range of instruction and sustainability services and best practices. Responsible for consulting with faculty, staff, and students from across the university on projects related to digital publishing and digital exhibitions, as well as on emerging forms of digital scholarship. This position will provide outreach services through instruction and research consultations, and will act as a liaison to university & community partners & outside vendors when appropriate. Will also recruit, train & supervise student assistants when needed. Fulfills requirements of faculty status in the areas of librarianship, scholarly activities, and service. For the full job description click here.

Head of Youth Services, Hudson Library and Historial Society, OH
he Hudson Library and Historical Society, a 5-Star Library, is seeking a highly-motivated, innovative, collaborative and service oriented professional to lead a very busy and growing Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate must have a strong commitment to customer service; be able to lead as well as work effectively as part of a team; have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to prepare statistical data and budgets; demonstrated ability with online media, services and software; and the ability to develop and implement dynamic library programming and outreach. A thorough knowledge of Children’s and YA literature is required along with a vision of the changing needs of library users. For additional information click here.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services Scholarship Available

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services (ABOS), an affiliate of the American Library Association, offers annual awards that recognize outstanding service, support for conference attendance, and the education of a student currently enrolled in a Library Science degree program.  In particular, The Bernard Vavrek Scholarship provides $1000 to a library school student interested in outreach and bookmobile services.

Dr. Bernard Vavrek, Professor of Library Science and Chair of the Library Science Department at Clarion University, retired after teaching at Clarion from 1971-2008. He co-founded with John Philip the "Great American Bookmobile Conference," running it for many years until ABOS was formed and took over management of the conference.  This scholarship honors Dr. Vavrek's profound commitment to librarianship.

This year's ABOS annual conference will take place at the Marriott RiverCenter in Covington, KY from October 19-21. Please share information about our scholarship, awards and conference with your students and faculty.  Information can be found at our website, http://abos-outreach.org/resources/scholarships-awards

The application deadline for this year's awards is August 1, 2016.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarship

The Association of Jewish Libraries is pleased to announce a scholarship of $1000 to a student enrolled or accepted in a graduate school of library and information science.

Prospective candidates should have knowledge of and interest in Jewish studies, and demonstrate the potential, ability, and intention of pursuing a career in Judaica librarianship.

The Association of Jewish Libraries awards an annual scholarship to a promising student with a history of participating in Judaic studies or libraries, accepted into or attending an accredited graduate school of library and information science. This scholarship is merit-based rather than needs-based. AJL welcomes and highly encourages award recipients’ involvement in the organization through volunteer and mentorship opportunities. Awardees that attend the conference will additionally benefit from special programming geared toward first-time attendees and networking with librarians at all career stages and specializations.

Free full conference registration is included and encouraged. AJL membership is not required for eligibility.

STUDENTS WHO WISH TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP SHOULD SUBMIT COMPLETE APPLICATIONS BY APRIL 15, 2016,

For more information and the scholarship application, please visit the AJL website at http://jewishlibraries.starchapter.com/content.php?page=Student_Scholarship

Calling all students who plan to attend the joint meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA), the Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA/ABSC), and the International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC) in Toronto, Ontario this May!

If you are a new member or first time conference attendee, pair up with an experienced colleague at Mosaic 2016!  Colleague Connection is a mentoring program that pairs new members or first-time meeting attendees with returning, experienced members at the annual meeting. The purpose of Colleague Connection is to introduce new attendees to the associations and help them get the most out of the meeting.

Colleague Connection provides an opportunity to have your questions about the conference answered, maximize your time, choose the best programs, meet new colleagues, and learn more about health sciences librarianship.  Contacts made through Colleague Connection can lead to friendships and expand your professional network.

Make the most of your time at the meeting! Sign up today by clicking here.
Those who register by Monday, April 25 are guaranteed to be assigned a mentor before the meeting. Once assigned, each pair will be responsible for arranging times to meet.
If you have any questions, please contact Katherine Downton (kdownton@hshsl.umaryland.edu, 410-706-7373) or Michelle Rachal (mrachal@medicine.nevada.edu, 775-682-7310)

Replacement School Media Specialist, Fairmont (MN) Elementary School

Fairmont Elementary School (MN) serves 900 students in grades K-6 and 100 students in pre-school Due to a relocation, the school is in need of a replacement that is certified as a school media specialist. Fairmont is located in south central Minnesota. Persons interested in the position should contact the Fairmont Area Schools Superintendent:

Joseph E. Brown, Sr.
Fairmont Area Schools Superintendent
714 Victoria Street, Suite 103
Fairmont, MN 56031
(507) 235-4000 Office

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

More Out of State Opportunities

Director for Collections and Resource Management, Stony Brook University, NY (Application Deadline: 5pm Eastern Time on 04/13/16)
Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Collections Strategy and Management, the Director of Collections and Resource Management provides leadership, guidance and expertise to the Department. The Director of Collections and Resource Management will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. This is a tenure track position. For more information click here.

Emerging Technology and Systems Librarian, The City University of New York, NY (Closing Date: June 1, 2016)
Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.The successful candidate will further have the ability to manage and support the operation of the library's shared integrated library system (ILS) by maintaining configuration and access tables, creating documentation, maintaining passwords and authorizations; resolving problems relating to records, access, and functionality; and keeping up to-date on system and software issues. For more information click here.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Scholarship - An Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial minority groups into careers in research libraries and archives. The IRDW includes:
  • A stipend of up to $10,000 over two years in support of MLIS education
  • Leadership and career development training
  • A site visit to an ARL member library
  • Financial support for skills development
  • A formal mentorship program
Applications Due: May 13, 2016. Click here for the online application form.
For more information about the program and details about the application process, visit the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW) website.
For program goals and objectives, and applicant criteria  click here.


Travel Awards Available for Underrepresented Professionals to Attend 2016 Library Assessment Conference

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is offering 10 scholarships for individuals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to attend the 2016 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment in Arlington, Virginia, on October 31–November 2, 2016. Each award will include conference registration and $1,000 to cover travel costs and/or workshop registration fees.
Apply online by Monday, May 2, 2016. The selection committee—composed of members of the ARL Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the ARL Assessment Committee—will notify applicants of selection decisions in early June.
For more information click here

Monday, April 4, 2016

Another Internship Opportunity at Hennepin County Library

Title: Law Library Internship
Closing Date: May 13, 2015

This is an un-paid internship opportunity that starts from May to August 2016. It involves a commitment of about 8 to 16 hours of work per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

For more information and application process, click here

Friday, April 1, 2016

Archives Internship - Paid (Stipend)

Position Title: Archives Intern
Location: Minnesota Military Museum, Little Falls, MN
Museum Goals: The goal of the Minnesota Military Museum is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the records of the Minnesota National Guard and the personal records Minnesota veterans from the Civil War to the current war on Terror.
Internship Description:
This internship will be approximately 160 hours between June 6, and August 26, 2016. Hours and work schedule will be between 8:30 – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday and arranged with the intern. A stipend of $1000 associated with this position will be paid following the conclusion of the internship. Lodging may be available. Under the supervision of the museum’s archivist, the intern will gain hands on experience processing archival collections. This will include arrangement and description, rehousing of materials, performing basic preservation tasks, conduct additional research as needed for the collection, create finding aids, and any other tasks as specified by the museum’s archivist or director.
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of archival principles, theories, and best practices
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Currently enrolled or recent a graduate of a graduate level program with a concentration in archives
To Apply:
Submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to Chad Conrady. Place Archives Intern in the subject line of the email.
Chad Conrady
Minnesota Military Museum
15000 Hwy. 115
Camp Ripley, Little Falls, MN 56345
cconrady@mnmilitarymuseum.org
(320) 632-7051

Closing Date: April 29th, 2016

April 2016 MLIS Newsletter Available

Our April 2016 MLIS Program Newsletter has been sent to our subscribers. If you are not yet a subscriber, click on the link in this post. There's a SUBSCRIBE button on the top menu of the page. Our newsletter, which is monthly during the academic year, is a good way to stay in touch with program news and features on our graduates, current students and faculty.

Grant for Student to Attend 2016 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting

Are you a library science student with an interest in medical libraries? 
Would you like to attend the the Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting is a Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association on October 21-25, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa.?

Apply for the Midwest Chapter/MLA Student Annual Meeting Grant for FREE conference registration and $500 in expenses.  There are 2 grants available – so tell your friends to apply too!
For an application form and more information, visit the Midwest Chapter's Awards page: http://midwestmla.org/committees/awards/

The application deadline is May 16, 2016.

Contact: Edith Starbuck edith.starbuck@uc.edu, Awards & Scholarships Committee Chair, with questions.