Instruction & Curriculum Engagement Coordinator – Atkins Library, Research and Instructional Services, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte NC

Working Title Instruction & Curriculum Engagement Coordinator
Position Number 008659
Classification Title Librarian
Department Research & Instructional Services
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent – Full-time
Months per year 12

Primary Purpose of Department
Research and Instructional Services provides the University and community with a relevant suite of programs and services designed to enhance information literacy, scholarly research, campus partnerships, and targeted assessment, in order to help students and faculty meet intellectual, curricular, and professional goals.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates

Description of Work
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the job responsibilities and essential functions for library faculty should be interpreted in the context of the Library’s strategic plan.

Library faculty engage in service to the University, community, and profession. We create physical and digital environments that encourage learning and innovation, build and preserve collections, support research, and advance scholarship. We provide access to and promote the discovery of information. We help our communities become proficient information users and lifelong learners. Library faculty serve current and future UNC Charlotte students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the Greater Charlotte and global community by sustaining the intellectual and creative life, and facilitating lifelong learning, discovery, and engagement.

Library faculty are expected to collaborate within the Library and beyond in the performance of professional duties that may include, but are not limited to: selecting, organizing, preserving, and facilitating access to materials; supporting teaching, learning, and research; providing outreach to the campus and community; and developing and maintaining digital and technological innovations.

Library faculty participate in scholarly research, creative endeavors, and professional activities to serve the Library, the University, and the information professions. Library faculty are strongly encouraged to pursue external funding for library-related initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
—Coordinates the development, assessment, marketing, and delivery of the UNC Charlotte library instruction program in collaboration with teaching librarians.
—Develops and promotes tiered instruction for curriculum integration.
—Supervises the First Year & Online Instruction Librarian and two Reference and Instruction Associates.
—Leads instructional librarians and staff in creating goals and objectives for the Instruction program.
—Encourages teaching librarians and staff to experiment and take risks, to try new approaches and technologies, and to share experiences and materials.
—Creates a framework for reflective teaching practices and a continuously improving instruction program.
—Provides support, guidance, and coaching in best practices and pedagogy to all library staff who provide instruction, orientations, or tours.
—Identifies and provides training opportunities for librarians involved in the Instruction program, and for other teaching faculty at UNCC.
—Coordinates assessment of instruction program and learning outcomes to measure impact on University curriculum and student success.
—Manages and improves instructional space in the library.
—Contributes to the development of instructional and informational resources (e.g. LibGuides, Moodle blocks, assessments, tutorials, social media applications) for in-person and online learning.
—Teaches library research instruction sessions to undergraduates and graduate students in assigned programs and subject areas.
—Maintains a research agenda encompassing best practices and innovations in library instruction.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities
—Serves as liaison to designated academic departments to provide instruction, research, and collection support; participates in the provision of in-person and virtual research services and of instruction for first-year undergraduate students
—Engages in professional service and scholarly contributions; participate in committees and faculty governance in the library and on campus
—Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience/Education
The minimum academic credential required for applicants for faculty positions in Atkins Library is completion of a master’s degree in the field of library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association by time of interview.

Graduation with master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience
—At least 5 years of experience providing, promoting, and assessing instructional services in academic libraries.
—Demonstrated experience collaborating within and outside the library to create an environment supportive of interdisciplinary research and discovery.
—Evidence of a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community.
—Additional advanced degree.
—Evidence of creativity, innovation, and leadership in library instruction.
—Evidence of a commitment to the librarian’s teaching role in the University.
—Demonstrated knowledge of the curricular climate of the University.
—Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
—Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a diverse team environment.
—Knowledge of professional, pedagogical, and technological issues as they apply to current assignment.
—Ability to work effectively in an organization in which change is both necessary and constant.
—Evidence of intellectual curiosity, adaptability, and reflective practice.
—Evidence of professional growth potential through publication, professional activities, or other contributions to the field.
—Participation in ACRL Immersion or other information literacy teaching and program planning training experience.

Special Notes to Applicants
To apply, please visit https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/16288.

The following application materials must be attached to your electronic submission:
● Cover letter
● Resume/CV
● Names (including titles and company/institutions), addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. The Search Committee will not contact references before verifying permission with the candidate.

The review of applications will begin July 5, 2017. Anticipated start date is December 1, 2017. Open until filled.

Representatives from the library and search committee will be available to meet with interested applicants at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Please stop by our table at the Placement Center Open House, Sunday, June 25 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, or email sotis@uncc.edu for more information.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

For additional information about The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, please visit our Web site: http://www.uncc.edu.

For further details about Atkins Library, please consult our web site: http://library.uncc.edu.

Appointment requires successful completion of background check.

Questions Stephanie Otis, Associate Dean for Public Services, sotis@uncc.edu.

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Order and Receipts Specialist, Western Languages, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

DATE LISTED: 06/12/2017
TITLE: Order and Receipts Specialist, Western Languages
LIBRARY: Duke University Libraries
CITY: Durham

ENVIRONMENT: Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Lilly, and Music and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort.  Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at:  http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/index.php.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $18.04 per hour (minimum). Comprehensive benefits package upon eligibility includes vacation, 13 holidays, sick leave, health, dental, disability, life insurance, educational assistance, and tuition grants.
OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY: Performs bibliographic searching, ordering, receiving, invoicing, copy cataloging, and cataloging preparation and support for library materials in various formats and languages. Executes both routine, high-volume ordering via standardized, domestic vendors and the more complex, challenging ordering involving unique or difficult to source material from overseas vendors, individuals, or other sources requiring unique purchasing procedures. Works with various languages and formats, including but not limited to print, electronic, and multimedia resources. Interacts with vendors to resolve issues of billing and shipment. Serves as primary liaison between subject librarians and the Acquisitions Department, offering guidance and feedback on budget management and acquisition strategy. Exercises considerable autonomy in performance of daily activities, with minimal supervision. Reports to the Head, Monograph Acquisitions Dept.

QUALIFICATIONS: It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.

Education: Required:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Experience: Required: Two years of library experience to obtain a specialized knowledge of library systems and procedures, or a commensurate level of experience in a relevant field; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; able to work independently and as a member of a team; demonstrated proficiency using computer based technology and ability to adapt to new technologies; ability to effectively organize and prioritize daily work; demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer services; experience that demonstrates the conceptual, analytical and creative problem-solving skills required to acquire and provide access to library resources; familiarity with music terminology and an ability to read music; an aptitude for working with materials in various foreign languages; skills in time management and multitasking; demonstrated ability to analyze and organize detailed tasks; and attention to detail and accuracy in performance of work.

Preferred: Prior experience working in an academic research library; experience with at least one bibliographic utility (OCLC) and experience with a local library system (Aleph); reading knowledge of one Western European language (German, French, Spanish or Italian).

WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment

  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds and unpack, shelve and shift library materials;
  • Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible

    These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

DUTIES:

Receiving and Check-in (30%)

  • Manages receipt of shipments of Western language materials: oversees students’ verification of material against invoice/packing slip; performs complex research and problem-solving to resolve conflicts between shipment, invoice, and/or local records (e.g., incorrect title received, title change, missing materials)
  • Supervises and reviews students’ arrival of material and creation of invoice in local system for accuracy and completeness of invoice information (i.e., vendor address, amount charged, and fund code); ensures timely invoice creation and material arrival in case of student assistant absence; routes print copy of invoice to Acquisitions Accounting Services
  • Verifies Duke procurement card transactions and reconciles monthly statement; monitors monograph budgets in area of responsibility to ensure funds do not exceed appropriations

Cataloging Support (35%):

  • Independently monitors and regulates workflow of purchased material, using knowledge of book publication trends, areas of academic interest, and likely cataloging practices at peer institutions to guide appropriate adjustments
  • Copy catalogs purchased monographs: searches OCLC and other online bibliographic databases in native language characters and transliteration; exports records to Aleph ILS

Searching and Ordering (25%):

  • Performs pre-ordering bibliographic research, using library databases, internet and print resources to verify and obtain bibliographic and order information; determines best price and most reliable availability to acquire resources expeditiously in the service of patron satisfaction;
  • Applies independent judgment gained through experience to determine and assign appropriate vendor for each resource. Communicates extensively with foreign and domestic vendors to obtain order and payment information. Relays relevant information to Acquisitions Accounting for setting up new vendors in Aleph and R3 accounting system;
  • Performs copy cataloging duties for new resources, using independent judgment to determine best OCLC record for use. Creates original temporary bibliographic records in MARC format in the ILS when no copy is available. Creates purchase orders against newly created bibliographic records.
  • Monitors University appropriated and endowment budgets in area of responsibility to ensure funds do not exceed appropriations; collaborates with subject librarians on issues of budget management and acquisition priorities.
  • Releases purchase orders and encumbers funds;
  • Places orders using a Duke Procurement card according to established policies; verifies and reconciles transactions via SAP universal worklist interface.
  • Loads vendor-supplied MARC/order records into Aleph using custom loaders.

Vendor Relations Maintenance and Order Management (3%):

  • Issues claims to vendors and publishers for materials not received according to established guidelines;
  • Negotiates with vendors regarding viable alternatives to not readily available, duplicate or out-of-print material.
  • Cancels unfilled orders in keeping with established policies and procedures, freeing up encumbrances and collaborating with subject librarians on reallocation.

Communication and Collaboration (2%):

  • Serves as primary point of contact between subject librarians and Technical Services, offering guidance and feedback on budget management and acquisition priorities; supplies subject librarians with budget and order statistics to be used for conferences, vendor performance assessment and donor updates.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with vendors in order to ensure best quality of service and prompt resolution of shipping and billing problems.
  • Communicates and engages in collaborative problem resolution with the Receipts Management Section, the Collection Development Department, and the Monographic and Serials Cataloging units;
  • Collaborates with supervisor to identify needed capacity, staff, and resources to best address patron needs and to evaluate work flows and acquisition procedures regularly.
  • Works cooperatively with colleagues in Order Management to set and achieve unit goals;
  • Researches and resolves problems; serves as a primary expert in area of responsibility for matters relating to the acquisition of resources in various formats;
  • Updates key stakeholders regarding the status of orders and budget, particularly as they relate to order requests not yet processed.
  • Maintains and submits work statistics to supervisor at the end of each month and periodically compiles counts of orders in process;
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

AVAILABLE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLY TO: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of references should be submitted at: https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply .  Refer to requisition #401277625.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit our website at: http://library.duke.edu/about/jobs

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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Library Program Assistant – Hampton B. Allen Library, Anson County Public Libraries, Wadesboro NC

Title: Library Program Assistant
Library: Hampton B. Allen Library
Salary: Grade 60 – $26,164

The Anson County Public Library is seeking a Library Program Assistant with varied hours including some evenings and weekends to provide excellent public service in a team-oriented library system.

General Duties
Shelving books, performs circulation desk duties including issuing library cards, checking material in and out, and collecting fees. Assist patrons with locating material and using the public access computers. Program work includes planning and presenting story hour, book club meetings, outreach to senior homes, youth programs, computer classes, or other services. Assists with the library’s technology programming, marketing, and social media.

Work requires significant public contact and is performed mostly in an inside environment. The job requires walking and occasionally lifting up to twenty (20) pounds. The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect and teamwork, honesty and integrity, positive communications, punctuality, exemplary attendance, and is motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.

Qualifications
A valid NC Driver’s License. High school diploma or equivalent, recent customer service experience, proficient in basic computer skills, and ability to learn Dewy Decimal system. Experience working with children preferred.

Application Process
Send a completed County Application to Beth Dunn, HR Manager, 101 South Greene St., Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us.

For more information and application, please visit http://www.co.anson.nc.us/CountyServices/JobVacancies.aspx.

Questions: Please contact Aaron Mehaffey, Anson County Librarian; 704-694-5177; aaron.mehaffey@srls.info.

Drug screen and background check required. All employees are E-verified.

Closing Date: 06/16/2017

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Instruction & Outreach Librarian – Harnett Campus, Central Carolina Community College, Lillington NC

SALARY: $32,968.00 – $47,968.00 Annually
LOCATION: Lillington, NC
JOB TYPE: Full-time Permanent
DIVISION: Student Services
JOB NUMBER: 01104
CLOSING: 6/20/2017 11:59 PM Eastern

This is a re-advertisement.  Previous applicants need not apply.

Provides library instruction for traditional and non-traditional students. Develops online research guides (LibGuides). Actively promotes the library to constituents via dynamic outreach activities. Provides public services including reference services, computer assistance, and circulation services. Assists with collection development and other duties as assigned. Opens the library daily.  Hours may vary based on when library instruction is needed. This position is located at the Harnett campus in Lillington. Summer hours are based on a 4-day work week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Teaches library instruction classes and orientations that incorporate active learning at the Harnett campuses.  Works with faculty to integrate information literacy skills and library resources into the college curriculum. Works as an embedded librarian in online and seated classes.
  • Works with librarians at the main campus on instructional design, teaching methods, and assessment of library instruction.
  • Assists with creating and maintaining online research guides (LibGuides).
  • Assists students, faculty, staff, and other patrons with use of the library catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the Internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations.
  • Assists students with the use of library equipment, computers, software, and other resources.
  • Performs circulation desk procedures including checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons and maintaining patron records, making student IDs, accepting payment for lost or damaged materials and/or cards, answering patrons’ questions concerning library policies, and managing study room reservations.
  • Identifies outreach opportunities, plans and implements relevant activities, and establishes effective networks with library constituents. Actively promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff. Builds relationships with Harnett instructors and keeps them informed of available library services and resources. Provides outreach at other instructional sites. Works with librarians at the main campus to promote library events at the Harnett campus and other sites as needed.
  • Reports library instruction and outreach data for monthly statistical reports.
  • Selects and deselects books and audiovisual materials for the Harnett library collections.
  • Oversees the general library study environment.
  • Opens the library daily.
  • Performs other library duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services and/or the Harnett campus provost.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years professional library work experience in an academic library setting. Teaching experience at the college level with traditional and non-traditional students incorporating active learning methods.
  • Thorough knowledge of online research databases and print resources.
  • Experience in collection development and evaluating information resources. Experience in library outreach and embedded librarianship.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.  Excellent customer service and organizational skills.  Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer/technology skills.
  • Current knowledge of library technologies, automated library systems, LibGuides, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with distance education library services.
  • Physical ability to do moderate lifting and to push full book carts.
  • A valid driver’s license.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • An understanding of and an appreciation for the concept of the “open door admission policy” and/or community college library experience.
  • Familiarity with online course management systems (i.e. Blackboard).
  • Strong commitment to help students learn and succeed
  • Flexibility to adapt to and respond to change in an ever-changing environment.
  • An understanding of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction.
  • Ability to proactively reach out to and collaborate with faculty.
  • Ability to work well with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  • Enthusiasm for library services.
  • Self-starter and the ability to work independently.
  • Reliable, innovative, and a strong work ethic.

AGENCY: Central Carolina Community College
ADDRESS: 1105 Kelly Dr. Sanford, North Carolina, 27330.
PHONE: 919-718-7493
WEBSITE: http://www.cccc.edu

TO APPLY:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ccccedu/jobs/1682040/instruction-outreach-librarian-harnett-campus

QUESTIONS:
Trinity Faucett, Director of Human Resources, (919) 718-7291, tfauc468@cccc.edu or Valorie Benn, Associate Director of Human Resources, (919) 718-7423, vbenn159@cccc.edu

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Library Technician I – Moore County Library System, Moore County NC

LIBRARY TECHNICIAN I – MOORE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

This position is full time with benefits.

VACANCY NUMBER 17-1054
HIRING RANGE
$24,530 – $27,717
CLOSING DATE
June 16, 2017

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
This position primarily operates the book mobile and prepares bookmobile schedules, and maintains records and stats on use of the bookmobile. Other duties may include working at the circulation desk, registering library users, checking materials in and out and collecting fees and fines. Many library operations are performed using an automated library system. Other duties may include shelving and pulling books, assisting patrons with finding materials and information and with public computer access. Performs other duties as assigned. Library hours are 9:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday – Friday and 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. You may be scheduled to work at various locations; locations are in Carthage, Aberdeen, Pinebluff, Robbins and Vass.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
 General knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment;
 General knowledge of library routine and procedures;
 Some knowledge of computers;
 Ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail;
 Ability to process and prepare books and library material for shelving;
 General knowledge of County road system and state and local traffic laws;
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers and the general public.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from High School or GED from an accredited institution and six (6) months of office assistant, library or business experience.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess and maintain a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is medium work requiring the exertion of up to 35 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects, and some light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.

BENEFITS:
Health Benefits including medical, dental, prescription drug plan, flexible spending accounts;
Life Insurance, Retirement and Investment Plans including membership in the NC Local Government Employees’ Retirement System, NC 401(k);
Voluntary Insurance Programs such as short-term disability, accident, cancer, etc.;
Holiday, Annual and Sick Leave for eligible employees.

TO APPLY Please submit your application online at https://selfservice.moorecountync.gov/MSSProd/employmentopportunities/default.aspx.

QUESTIONS? Please call the Moore County Human Resources Office at (910) 947-6362.
OR You may also visit us at 302 Monroe Street, Carthage, NC 28327.

The County of Moore is a drug-free workplace and
Equal Opportunity employer.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Moore County will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a background check, pre-employment drug test and post offer physical.

Moore County is an E-Verify Participant

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Librarian I or Librarian II, Reference Librarian – Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson NC

Would you like to work in a small, beautiful library located in the North Carolina mountains? Do you believe in the public library as the people’s university, a third space, and a vital resource for all members of a community?

We are seeking a candidate possessed of relevant practical experience and a solid foundation in the principles of library science who is interested in providing reference service, delivering programs, designing displays, and generally being a part of our library as it grows and changes to meet the needs of our community.

TITLE: Librarian I or Librarian II, Reference Librarian
LIBRARY: Ashe County Public Library
CITY: West Jefferson, NC

SALARY: $27,050 – $29,469, commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years library experience plus the completion of three graduate courses appropriate to this position.

Preferred Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science with a minimum of one year of public library experience and certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board.

DUTIES: Assists the Adult Services Librarian in planning, organizing, promoting, and directing the public library’s program of services for adults in the county. Provides reference services and computer usage instruction for the public and the students of Ashe Campus of Wilkes Community College and assists with collection development, publicity, exhibits, and displays.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Answers reference, readers’ advisory, and directional questions. Responsible for collection development of a selected subject or buying area(s) as assigned. Performs circulation duties on an as-needed basis. Serves as liaison between the public library and a public/private agency and/or school/home school serving people over 13 years of age. May do public speaking and/or teaching (library orientation, Internet usage, etc.) on behalf of the library.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to use computers for both internal and external projects and information. Extensive knowledge of reference tools, both print and online.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and references to Laura at lmcpherson@arlibrary.org.

CLOSING DATE: This position is open until filled.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Laura at 336-846-2041 x 243 or lmcpherson@arlibrary.org.

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Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian – Wiggins Memorial Library, Campbell University, Buies Creek NC

TITLE: Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian
LIBRARY: Campbell University Wiggins Memorial Library
CITY: Buies Creek, NC

NOTE:
Wiggins Memorial Library at Campbell University seeks an innovative and collaborative individual to fill the position of Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian. The person in this position is responsible for the development, maintenance, and promotion of a digital archives/repository with the purpose of preserving and providing access to historical university materials and scholarship. The position manages all aspects of the digitization process. The incumbent will also develop, maintain, and promote a digital platform for faculty profiles. This full-time, 12-month non-tenure track position reports to the Head of Technical Services and Systems.

About Campbell University and Wiggins Memorial Library
Located 25 miles south of Raleigh, NC, Campbell University is a leading private university in North Carolina with an enrollment of over 6,000 students. The university is comprised of eight colleges and schools: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, Divinity School, School of Education, School of Engineering, Law School, School of Osteopathic Medicine, and the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The mission of Campbell University is to graduate students with exemplary academic and professional skills who are prepared for purposeful lives and meaningful service.

Opened in 2010, Wiggins Memorial Library serves as the main library of Campbell University. Centrally located on the Academic Circle, the Library is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a user-focused, service-rich learning environment in support of the University’s mission. The library enjoys strong relationships with Campbell University faculty supporting their teaching and research.

SALARY: Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health, disability, and retirement plans.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited library school with coursework in cataloging and digitization.
• Experience or knowledge of digitization standards and practices.
• Experience or knowledge of current metadata standards.
• Experience or knowledge of scholarly communication needs such as copyright expertise and faculty publications.

Desirable Qualifications
• Good working knowledge of the principles and procedures of professional library work including methods, practices, and techniques of library cataloging, classification, and digitization.
• Experience or knowledge of XML, bibliographic control metadata standards and schemas.
• Experience or knowledge of web servers, such as Apache HTTP server, Apache Tomcat, or Microsoft IIS.
• Experience or knowledge of web page authoring and web-based application technologies, such as HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, and AJAX.
• Experience or knowledge of database servers, such MySQL.
• Demonstrated knowledge of scanning equipment, software, digitization best practices, and digital asset management systems, including CONTENTdm.
• Willing to learn new technical skills that are needed for future library digital initiatives implementation.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Effective organizational and interpersonal skill.

DUTIES:
• Oversee the curation, digitization, ingestion, and maintenance of resources and metadata records in library digitization repository.
• Lead the effort in crafting the overall vision for the development of digital collections infrastructure and services at Wiggins Memorial Library.
• Serve as a university resource for students and faculty with respect to digital preservation and digitization standards and issues.
• Develop, maintain, and promote the digital platform for faculty profiles, CU FIND.
• Provide technical support and training for the library digitization repository and faculty profiles platform.
• Manage metadata in all library online systems, including the online catalog, discovery service, and digital repositories.
• Create, document, and oversee digital production and preservation workflows and contribute to the development of policies, guidelines, and best practices.
• Supervise, train, and direct Digitization Intern and student workers.
• Serve on library and university committees as assigned.
• Conduct research on trends in library resource description metadata standards and emerging technologies.
• Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Technical Services and Systems or as assigned by the Dean of the Library.

AVAILABLE: Immediate

APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:
To apply visit: http://www.campbell.edu/about/employment/.

Campbell University will no longer be accepting paper applications. Please apply online by clicking “Apply for this Position” below the description of the position in which you are interested.

The application packet should include:
• A letter of application
• Current curriculum vitae
• Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts for all institutions attended (unofficial copies accepted at this stage of the process)
• Names and contact information for three references

If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email employment@campbell.edu. Please Note: All position at Campbell University require honesty, integrity, and an understanding of the Christian mission of Campbell University.

Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Employees and applicants of Campbell University will not be subjected to any form of harassment or discrimination for exercising rights protected by, or because of their participation in, an investigation or compliance review related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, or any other federal or state nondiscrimination law, rule, or regulation.

Campbell University also maintains affirmative action programs to implement our equal employment opportunity policy. Employees or applicants who wish to review appropriate portions of these affirmative action programs may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting the Vice President for Business and Treasurer at the Buies Creek campus, during normal business hours.

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