Associate Head, Academic Technology, NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC

NOTE:

The NCSU Libraries has a well-earned reputation for creating adventurous library spaces and innovative services that delight today’s students and researchers. The new James B. Hunt Jr. Library, located on NC State’s Centennial Campus, is an iconic building, a place where people gather to explore new ways to research, learn, experiment, and collaborate. The Hunt Library provides a platform to support research, teaching, and learning, and offers faculty and students access to advanced technologies, such as large-scale display, ultra-HD imagery, and multi-touch computing. The D. H. Hill Library combines the best of tradition and innovation, housing special collections and a beautiful gallery alongside vibrant, experiential spaces such as the Learning Commons, Technology Sandbox, and Visualization Studio. Plans for the future include continued development of technology-rich spaces to bring advanced capabilities to users of the Hill Library. If you are a person who would like to provide a new generation of library users with everything they can imagine and more, consider applying for this position.

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Head of IT, Academic Technology. In the year since the Hunt Library opened, it has garnered numerous awards and international interest, particularly for its far-reaching vision to chart a new path for research libraries in support of research and learning. Hunt has already had a dramatic impact at NC State as well, through the diverse uses of its spaces, including the Teaching and Visualization Lab, Creativity Studio, Immersion Theater, and Media Production Studios, and development of new research tied to the building’s capabilities. The Information Technology Department includes 22 staff across four units: Academic Technology; Enterprise Operations; Discovery Systems and Applications; and Technology Services. As one of two Associate Heads in the department, this position manages Academic Technology (3 FTE dedicated to the software systems, automation, and design that support the Libraries’ advanced technology spaces) and Enterprise Services (3 FTE dedicated to the library’s compute and storage infrastructure). The Associate Head, Academic Technology is actively committed to guiding the NCSU Libraries’ program of advanced technology spaces, visualization infrastructure, and enterprise services to support research, teaching, and learning at the university

SALARY:

The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent advanced degree. Significant and relevant professional experience. Supervisory experience. Experience with library technologies; demonstrated knowledge of current technology trends. Demonstrated project management experience. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate clearly, knowledgeably, and personably, orally and in writing. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Ability to set priorities effectively and resolve competing demands in an atmosphere of fast-paced change. Evidence of leadership and management potential. Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development.

Preferred qualifications:
Relevant experience in an academic research library.

DUTIES:

Responsibilities
●      Leads the Academic Technology and Enterprise Services units; supervises assigned staff members
●      Consults with faculty on matching the library’s research infrastructure to their research needs. Facilitates library collaboration in the development of research projects that make use of the library’s high-tech spaces
●      Acts as technical liaison to public services teams and subject specialists within the library on outreach, programmatic activities, and support. Provides technology workshops and training for faculty and researchers, and works with public services staff to design peer-to-peer student workshops and training programs
●      Works with Hunt Library “Powered By” technology partners to integrate emerging technologies into the Libraries
●      Provides leadership for the department in the absence of the Head
●      Serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams.
●      Represents the library in the university IT and academic technologies communities
The Associate Head, Academic Technology reports to the Head, Information Technology.
NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field.

AVAILABLE:

This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable.

APPLY BY:

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment requires successful completion of background check.

TO APPLY:

Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment website at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/. Search in the keyword box by position number 00062564. Complete application, attach cover letter and résumé, and provide contact information for four current, professional references. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Office of Personnel Services (919) 515-3522.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148

 

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Head, Information Technology, NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC

NOTE:

The NCSU Libraries has a well-earned reputation for creating adventurous library spaces and innovative services that delight today’s students and researchers. The new James B. Hunt Jr. Library, located on NC State’s Centennial Campus, is an iconic building, a place where people gather to explore new ways to research, learn, experiment, and collaborate. The Hunt Library provides a platform to support research, teaching, and learning, and offers faculty and students access to advanced technologies, such as large-scale display, ultra-HD imagery, and multi-touch computing. The D. H. Hill Library combines the best of tradition and innovation, housing special collections and a beautiful gallery alongside vibrant, experiential spaces such as the Learning Commons, Technology Sandbox, and Visualization Studio. Plans for the future include continued development of technology-rich spaces to bring advanced capabilities to users of the Hill Library. If you are a person who would like to provide a new generation of library users with everything they can imagine and more, consider applying for this position.

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Head, Information Technology. In the year since the Hunt Library opened, it has garnered numerous awards and international interest, particularly for its far-reaching vision to chart a new path for research libraries in support of research and learning. Hunt has already had a dramatic impact at NC State as well, through the diverse uses of its spaces, including the Teaching and Visualization Lab, Creativity Studio, Immersion Theater, and Media Production Studios, and development of new research tied to the building’s capabilities. The Head, IT, as the library’s chief technology strategist, plays a leadership role in enabling Hunt to realize fully its potential as an overarching model of innovation and to extend this vision into the future throughout the NCSU Libraries.

The Information Technology department includes 22 staff across four units: Discovery Systems and Applications; Academic Technology; Technology Services; and Enterprise Operations.

SALARY:

The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree. Minimum 5 years’ relevant professional experience. Supervisory experience. Experience with library technologies and technology planning; demonstrated knowledge of current technology trends. Demonstrated project management experience. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate clearly, knowledgeably, and personably, orally and in writing. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Ability to set priorities effectively and resolve competing demands in an atmosphere of fast-paced change. Evidence of leadership and management ability. Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development.

Preferred qualifications:
Relevant experience in an academic research library.

DUTIES:

Responsibilities
●      Leads a service-oriented program that develops, supports, and extends information and academic technology solutions for the Libraries
●      Manages the department, including planning, budget, policy, and personnel matters
●      Guides the design and architecture of library applications and infrastructure
●      Collaborates with faculty on the strategic direction and continuous development of the library’s research infrastructure
●      Provides leadership in coordinating and defining technology requirements for library-wide projects and initiatives
●      Oversees IT-managed budgets, IT procurement, and inventory
●      Ensures effective, sustainable operation of information systems and infrastructure
●      Cultivates and engages with Hunt Library “Powered By” Technology partners
●      Participates in library planning and policy-making; serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams, including Management Council
●      Serves as staff to the Libraries’ Technology Advisory Board
●      Represents the Libraries in the university Campus IT Directors community

The Head reports to the Associate Director for the Digital Library.
NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field.

AVAILABLE:

This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable.

APPLY BY:

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable.

TO APPLY:

Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment website at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/. Search in the keyword box by position number 00007185. Complete application, attach cover letter and résumé, and provide contact information for four current, professional references. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Office of Personnel Services (919) 515-3522.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148.

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AHEC and Outreach Services Knowledge Management Librarian (**At Will Appointment**), UNC Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library, Chapel Hill, NC

NOTE:

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARIES
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law.  Library collections include over 6.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.  Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The University Library invests proudly in its employees, strives to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourages vision and innovation.

THE REGION
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

SALARY:

This is an At Will Appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the benefit of academic status and are represented on the faculty council.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science.  Demonstrated familiarity and/or experience with metadata, tagging, and organization of information.  Comfort with using social media (e.g. blogs, wikis) for organizing materials and managing communications online.   Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented setting and to contribute to the goals and timelines of major projects.  Effective online communications skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.

Preferred:  Certificate or degree in Health Information Technology.  Experience working in an academic library.  Familiarity with health care provider environment.  Familiarity with the health care environment, language, and terminology.

DUTIES:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library (http://hsl.lib.unc.edu/) seeks an experienced, collaborative, enthusiastic, and outreach-oriented individual for the position of AHEC and Outreach Services’ Knowledge Management Librarian.

The AHEC and Outreach Services Knowledge Management Librarian is responsible for maintaining the AHEC Digital Library (http://library.ncahec.net) PBWorks Wiki subscription. This includes answering questions about PB Works, consulting on setting-up wiki spaces, promoting wiki use, and creating new wiki spaces as appropriate.  This position also monitors changes to the PBWorks interface and continually assesses this product’s usefulness in meeting the AHEC Program’s needs.

The AHEC and Outreach Services Knowledge Management Librarian is responsible for maintaining the AHEC Program’s “Clinical Practice Support and Quality” staff wiki. This includes formatting new pages and files and assigning appropriate metadata tags to each page and file.  This position is responsible for creating and maintaining the controlled vocabulary used for metadata within the wiki.  This position has the primary responsibility for monitoring the AHEC Practice Support listserv and migrating relevant content from the listserv into their wiki space.  Part of the wiki updating work includes communicating about current wiki content to the Patient Quality consultants. This position is also responsible for other activities relating to promoting and advocating the use of the wiki.

In addition, this position will provide support to the HSL Consumer Health and Patient Education Librarian work including: consultation and assistance with using PBWiki for patient education materials; management of the subject content of NC Health Info (http://www.nchealthinfo.org Portal Pages and communications with portal page editors; assistance with the implementation of a new design for Portal pages; and assistance with management of the Go Local database records.

This position provides primary support for organizing information in the AHEC Digital Library. This includes evaluating the organizational structure of the existing ADL online special collections and creating new organizational schemas as appropriate. This includes both evaluating the free resource content of the online special collections as well as assessing the way the information is structured and organized. This position will be responsible for developing plans for obtaining input into any special collection reorganization projects. This position will also develop any specifications and prototypes for new or reorganized collections.

AVAILABLE:

August 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.

TO APPLY:

Please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/41658 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references.  Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://library.unc.edu/personnel/employment/

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Project Director and Audiovisual Conservator (At Will Appointment), UNC Chapel Hill University Library, Chapel Hill, NC

NOTE:

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARIES
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law.  Library collections include over 6.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.  Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The University Library invests proudly in its employees, strives to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourages vision and innovation.

THE REGION
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

SALARY:

This is an At Will Appointment, contingent upon the availability of funding.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or MA in sound or moving-image preservation. One year direct work experience with audiovisual collections and demonstrated experience managing projects. Demonstrated knowledge of legacy audio and moving image media and a broad understanding of archival activities in an academic research library. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of current and emerging trends in the preservation of audiovisual materials.

Preferred: A minimum of two years direct work experience in the conservation of audiovisual materials. Experience managing projects that involved coordinating the work of multiple teams. Experience with cataloguing and/or archival processing, and familiarity with audiovisual copyright issues. Demonstrated ability to work with media editing software, such as Pro Tools, WaveLab, Final Cut Pro, and Avid.

DUTIES:

The University of North Carolina seeks an energetic and collegial Audiovisual Conservator to serve as Project Director for a one year grant (with the possibility of renewal) exploring and planning workflow and large-scale digitization for preservation of and access to sound and moving-image materials from the Southern Folklife Collection (http://www2.lib.unc.edu/wilson/sfc/) in the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library (http://www2.lib.unc.edu/wilson/).

The Project Director will provide overall leadership for the project; perform analysis of existing workflows and document functional requirements for new workflows; and lead in the research and planning for an integrated workflow and systems to support the large-scale digitization, description, discovery, access, and preservation of sound and moving image collections.  The Project Director will coordinate work across library departments and functional units and with other stakeholders such as outside consultants.

Under the supervision of the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) Curator and in consultation with the Head of Special Collections Conservation, the Project Director/Audiovisual Conservator will survey SFC collections for conservation and access needs and set priorities for conservation and digitization. The position will also include: overseeing of the cleaning, repair, and rehousing of physical media; working with the Library’s audiovisual digitization engineers; supervising a graduate research assistant; and participating in report writing with the co-Principle Investigators.

The Southern Folklife Collection is one of the nation’s foremost archival resources for the study of American folk music and popular culture. SFC holdings extensively document all forms of southern musical and oral traditions across the entire spectrum of individual and community expressive arts, as well as mainstream media production. We do this to advance the study and public recognition of these art forms, and support the educational, research and service missions of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

AVAILABLE:

August 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.

TO APPLY:

Please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/41759 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of whom must be a current supervisor.  Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://library.unc.edu/personnel/employment/

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TRLN Program Officer (At Will Appointment), UNC Chapel Hill University Library, Chapel Hill, NC

NOTE:

THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARIES
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law.  Library collections include over 6.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.  Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The University Library invests proudly in its employees, strives to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourages vision and innovation.

THE REGION
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

SALARY:

This is an At Will Appointment.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:  ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science. Practical experience working in a technology based team or environment.  Work experience in a library, academic or research environment.  Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

Preferred:  Working knowledge of a scripting language.  Familiarity with integrated library systems.  Demonstrated experience with Java and web technologies.

DUTIES:

The Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) seeks a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and collaborative librarian to serve as Program Officer for technology-related consortial activities. The TRLN Program Officer will manage and support the work of the TRLN councils and task groups to explore and solve some of the complex issues facing academic libraries today.  This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with talented and motivated staff across four research institutions to support long-standing cooperative collection development efforts and the discovery and delivery technologies necessary to service those materials.

Reporting to the TRLN Executive Director, the person in this position will support consortium-wide activities and initiatives of the Technology Council, including Search TRLN, large-scale digitization projects, and new initiatives relating to technology. A main focus of this Council is the enhancement of discovery and delivery applications for our shared print and digital collections. This individual will coordinate the work of the Endeca Operations Committee, and the maintenance and enhancement of Search TRLN, based on the Oracle Endeca Platform. The Program Officer will assist with data gathering and analysis to support consortial projects and programs.

The TRLN staff includes the Executive Director, an administrative assistant, and a Program Officer.  This is a team environment that provides support for the broad spectrum of initiatives and activities of the consortium, its standing councils, and its programs and services.  TRLN staff members organize seminars and symposia for the TRLN libraries’ staff on various topics, manage on-going communications, and coordinate strategic planning.

AVAILABLE:

June 1, 2014

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin on May 5, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.

TO APPLY:

Please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/41544 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor.  Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://library.unc.edu/personnel/employment/

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Part-time Lower School Librarian and Technology Team Member Carolina Friends School, Durham, NC

QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong candidates will bring:
•   a degree in library and information studies or a commitment to pursuing education in library and information studies
•   ability to provide vision and leadership in developing the Lower School as a 21st century library program
•   skill in teaching library and information studies, especially with young children
•   commitment to collaborating with teachers in the research process and effective use of technology
•   dedication to supporting literacy development
•   expertise in the integration of technology throughout the curriculum
•   ability to troubleshoot and maintain hardware and software
•   strong interest in providing technical training to Lower School staff members
•   commitment to the school’s Quaker philosophy
•   commitment to continuous professional learning, including understanding and application of current research
•   ability to meet varied demands with integrity, energy, creativity, flexibility, and a sense of humor

AVAILABLE:

August 2014

APPLY BY:

May 15

TO APPLY:

Individuals seeking the position should submit a resume, three letters of reference, and a statement of educational philosophy to jobopenings@cfsnc.org by May 15, 2014.  Review of resumes will begin immediately.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more information about our school, please visit www.cfsnc.org.

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Library Assistant, Transylvania County, Brevard, NC

SALARY:

$ 26,500- $33,111

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum graduation from a two year college or technical school and some related experience. BS degree and previous library experience preferred. Excellent computer skills required.

DUTIES:

Employees in this class serve in the circulation, reference, children’s, technical services and local history areas of the public library system. Provides circulation, readers’ advisory and reference services. Employees’ primary responsibility is to provide service to the public at all areas within the library. Checks material in and out of library, issues library cards, processes payments and other circulation related tasks. Provides assistance to customers in person, by e-mail or by telephone. Assists users in finding materials and information. Instructs the public in the use of online public access catalog. Assists public with the Internet, eReaders, electronic devices and downloadable resources. Answers a variety of reference questions using library collection, electronic resources and the Internet. Answers telephone, routes calls and takes messages, provides information about library operations, and directs patrons to appropriate areas within library. Extensive use of wireless Internet services and PC Reservation software. Collects and compiles various data and statistics. Conducts tours and workshops for schools and assists with school programs. Assists with library activities and special events. Creates displays. Manages volunteers. Organizes and maintains periodicals. Performs related tasks as required. Must work nights, weekends and a flexible schedule.

APPLY BY:

May 2, 2014

TO APPLY:

Submit a State Application (PD107) to the Division of Workforce Development/ North Carolina Employment Security Commission, relocated to the JOBLINK Center at Blue Ridge Community College 45 Oak Park Drive, Brevard, NC, 28712.  Info at www.ncworks.gov  or inquire at jobs@transylvaniacounty.org.

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