Associate Director – Biomed Libraries, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

The Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries, part of the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Library, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented leader to be our new Associate Director for Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries.

The Associate Director reports to the Associate Dean for Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries and is a member of its management team. This newly-created position is responsible for Education and Information Services and the public services provided to Geisel and Dartmouth Health communities. This includes outreach and engagement, planning programs and services, and creating programs to support initiatives at Geisel and Dartmouth Health.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides operational leadership for public services areas of the Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries to propose, develop, implement, and evaluate the core services based on the strategic goals of the Geisel School of Medicine, the Dartmouth Library, and Dartmouth College.
  • Directly oversees 5-8 staff members; conducts performance reviews; plans or directs activities among team members, resolves conflicts as necessary. Identifies and develops solutions to complex problems, requiring substantial analysis and knowledge. Key participant in the strategic planning efforts of the medical school and library.
  • Oversees the departments of Education and Information Services, including management of the library spaces, department staffing, and programs and services. Responsible for coordinating outreach and engagement efforts for the library to the Geisel and DH communities.
  • Advocates for staff, promoting a workplace culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging.

This opportunity comes at an exciting time. Geisel has launched a new strategic plan, and our libraries are positioned as strategic partners in research, education, and clinical efforts. The Dartmouth Library is also undergoing strategic planning to design for future directions of Dartmouth College.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications; minimum $100,200. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including Fidelity and TIAA; and relocation assistance.

The Libraries and Geisel School of Medicine
The Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries consist of the Dana Biomedical Library on the medical school’s Hanover campus and the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC). Our mission is to provide health and life sciences information resources and services that advance research and scholarship, education, and patient-care activities.

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, founded in 1797, strives to improve the lives of the people it serves: students, patients, and local and global communities. Its vision is to be a values-driven leader in education, research, and professional practice. The Dartmouth Library supports the students, staff and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.

Dartmouth College and DHMC are located in the neighboring towns of Hanover and Lebanon in the picturesque Upper Connecticut River Valley on the New Hampshire and Vermont border. Dartmouth is surrounded by a vibrant, academic, and professional community offering excellent public schools, a lively arts scene, a rural setting with great natural beauty, and delicious local produce and artisanal foods. Amenities associated with urban areas of Boston, New York City, and Montreal are within a few hours’ drive.

Geisel Strategic Plan: https://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/deansoffice/geisels-strategic-plan/
Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries: https://www.dartmouth.edu/library/biomed/
Dartmouth Library: https://www.library.dartmouth.edu/
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth: https://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/

Application
Review of applications will begin as received. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by Jan 3, 2023; applications will be accepted until position is filled. For the complete position description and to apply online go to: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65867

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 11/28/22

Digital Collections Librarian – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Dartmouth Library seeks a strong collaborator to work with students, faculty, staff, and community partners to develop digital collections and exhibits in alignment with the Dartmouth Library’s priorities and values. The Digital Collections Librarian will be responsible for researching, selecting, and preparing materials to be added to the Dartmouth Library’s digital collections and will contribute to the design, creation and reuse of descriptive metadata and text markup. This role supports the Dartmouth Library’s growing collaboration with faculty and scholars to support student engagement with digitized primary sources and community access to digital collections. The Digital Collections Librarian will also contribute to outreach to campus, local, and global communities, and coordinate the Dartmouth Library’s successful and expanding digital exhibits program by working directly with undergraduate students in the classroom.

Position Description: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65775
Hiring range: $59,500 to $74,400
Contact: Laura Braunstein (laura.r.braunstein@dartmouth.edu)

Digital by Dartmouth Library values diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

  • We do this by:
    • Avoiding scheduled interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
    • Requiring all hiring committee members to be trained on Unconscious Bias.
    • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
    • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

– Posted 11/16/22

Reference & Teaching Resources Librarian – Community College of Vermont (CCV Center Location Flexible)

The Community College of Vermont seeks an innovative, flexible, and collaborative professional for the position of Reference and Teaching Resources Librarian. As a member of VSCS Library team, this position serves the reference and instruction needs of CCV students and faculty, and partners with the librarians and library staff from Vermont State University as well as the Chancellor’s office in providing comprehensive library services to both college communities.

As part of the College’s goals to support a strong teaching and learning environment, the Reference & Teaching Resources librarian partners with relevant college departments to enhance online instruction, provide robust information literacy curricular integration, and help faculty promote lifelong learning and 21st century career skills. The Reference & Teaching Resources Librarian plays a key role in supporting the college’s efforts to promote alternatives to high-cost instructional materials and use of innovative teaching resources, including Open Educational Resources, eReserves, and library-licensed databases and streaming media.

In providing online services and remote access to library resources, CCV librarians work outside of a traditional library setting. The location is flexible within CCV centers.

Job Summary:

The Reference & Teaching Resources librarian develops and curates content for the library, partners with relevant college departments to enhance online instruction, provides robust information literacy curricular integration, and help faculty promote lifelong learning and 21st century career skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership in the planning, coordination, and delivery of the library’s information literacy education and outreach activities by project or as otherwise assigned.
  • Provide faculty outreach related to instructional materials and manage information literacy and academic research instruction and consultations online including the learning management system.
  • Lead project work with other VSCS librarians to create digital learning objects, including online research guides and video tutorials.
  • Work with VSCS Assistant Library Director to develop policies and procedures for virtual reference and instruction.
  • Provide reference service and research support to remote students and faculty via live chat and email, including one evening chat shift per week.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the navigation and maintenance of LibGuides content management system (CMS) for online research guides in addition to other Springshare products.
  • Contribute to the creation of information literacy and library instructional content, across a number of platforms.
  • Serve as a point person for future e-reserves initiatives and faculty outreach related to instructional materials, including maintenance of guides dedicated to Open Educational Resources and Textbook Alternatives.
  • Serve on system-wide library committees. Serve as a liaison to a CCV Curricular Committee and contribute to collection development efforts in assigned subject areas.
  • Support course development initiatives, in collaboration with faculty, curricular committees, and other VSC stakeholders.
  • Manage program development and public outreach services.
  • Promote library information and news via cross-campus communications.
  • Keep abreast of current developments and trends in librarianship and instructional technologies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Supervisory Oversight: This position reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs and will liaison with and may take general direction from the VSCS Director of Libraries.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or equivalent degree plus three or more years of experience providing reference service, information literacy instruction, and research support in a higher education setting, or related college library experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated skill with various online environments including a variety of library databases, communication and social networking tools, and a foundational knowledge of instructional design.
  • Comfort with providing friendly customer service in a primarily online environment.
  • Familiarity with current trends, best practices, and innovative technologies in librarianship and higher education.
  • Familiarity with trends in Open Educational Resources and Open Pedagogy.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and be flexible in a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the College and the VSCS.
  • Working knowledge of standard computer office applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Learning Management Systems, particularly Canvas.
  • Experience using Springshare products and information literacy tools.
  • Experience with information literacy and library instruction in a college setting, either in-person or online.
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant scholarly communication issues (e.g., intellectual property rights and Fair Use).
  • Experience with, or interest in, library assessment strategies.
  • Experience, or interest in, working with non-traditional students in a diverse educational environment.

Physical Requirements: Duties performed causes light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other faculties as a result of repetitive motion and/or long periods of standing or sitting. Duties require little physical effort in work with light to moderate (up to 25lbs) easy-to-handle materials.

Working Conditions: Job is performed in general office or comparable working area with many and frequent distractions such as noise and interruptions. Work schedule may vary during high volume periods.

This general outline illustrates the type of work which characterizes the job classification.  It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

CCV strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. CCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer, in compliance with ADA requirements, and will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact Bo Finnegan for assistance with accommodations at bo.finnegan@ccv.edu.

All new full-time employees and certain part-time employees will be subject to a fingerprint-supported criminal background check. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of this check.

Application Instructions:

TO APPLY:   In order to be considered, please submit a complete application package which includes a cover letter, resume/CV, employment application and contact information for three professional references at: http://ccv.edu/learn-about-ccv/employment.

– Posted 11/13/22

User Experience & Design Librarian – Middlebury College Libraries (Middlebury, VT)

The Middlebury College Libraries seek a user experience and design-focused librarian to join the Research & Instruction Workgroup. The ideal candidate will feel passionate about design aesthetics, care deeply about the way all students, faculty, and staff experience our library both in person and online, and work with the rest of the library and other partners to improve how our library is experienced.

As the intellectual heart of campus, the Middlebury Libraries are valued for their collections, dedicated staff, and vibrant spaces. Critical thinking and independent exploration of primary and secondary sources is a valued component of Middlebury’s commitment to a liberal arts education. The Research & Instruction Workgroup is a small team of service-oriented librarians who specialize in research and instruction support. We thrive on collaborative work, and we enjoy learning from one another. All Middlebury librarians provide a high level of individualized assistance to students and faculty, including outreach to liaison departments. Every day, we’re able to help students learn how to find, critically evaluate, and use a wide array of information sources in their academic work. We’d love to have you join us.

Middlebury is a nationally recognized liberal arts college that offers graduate and specialized programs operating around the world. Middlebury’s employees enjoy a high quality of life with top-notch facilities for education, research, and recreation. As a librarian at Middlebury, you would have opportunities to excel both personally and professionally. We offer excellent compensation with competitive wages; generous health, dental, life, and disability insurance; a retirement plan; and training and educational assistance.

Nestled in the scenic Green Mountains and just a few miles from Lake Champlain, Middlebury offers all that is special to Vermont: friendly communities where people know and value one another; high quality schools; and a vibrant arts scene with music, film, and food festivals, museums, and local theater productions. Middlebury also offers direct train service to New York, and Montreal and Boston are within easy driving distance.

This is considered a full-time salaried benefits eligible position. The hiring range for the position is $58,900 to $ 66,300 per year. This is a full-time, on-campus position. 1-2 days of remote work per week is a possibility most of the year.

Middlebury is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community, the curriculum, and our library collections.

Although this position will remain posted until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by end of day on December 6, 2022.

To learn more about the position and apply, visit https://apply.workable.com/middleburycollege/j/DDFC0E0A03/

– Posted 11/4/22

Library Communications Manager – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Do you have a passion for storytelling? Are you eager to convey meaningful stories about the power of libraries? Are you fascinated by the power of words and images for telling compelling stories? Would you like to bring those skills to an organization that plays a significant role in higher education research and teaching to share its message? The Dartmouth Library seeks an outgoing, service-oriented, and intellectually curious Library Communications Manager who will maximize the visibility and impact of the Library’s contributions to Dartmouth’s mission.

In this position, you will:

  • Work closely with library leadership on communications strategy
  • Prepare key communications with the Dean of Libraries and others
  • Create and curate compelling content across multiple platforms for various audiences
  • Provide editorial oversight for the Library’s communication practices  and messaging
  • Contribute to the Library’s fundraising and development efforts through writing and editorial support
  • Serve as the Library’s media relations contact

Ideally, you will have:

  • Experience developing and executing an organizational communications and social media strategy
  • Experience in creating, branding, and messaging an organizational identity
  • Ability to transform goals and services into relevant and timely messages for stakeholders
  • Degree in communications, marketing, journalism or a related field

This position is a full-time, three-year appointment open to negotiating a hybrid work environment; and requires a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You’ll need superior writing, story development, and editorial skills; demonstrated innovative and strategic thinking approaches; the ability to work independently and collaboratively; and a love of working with people in an academic environment.

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin November 26th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. To see the complete position description and to apply online please go to:

https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65533

ABOUT THE REGION: The Upper Valley surrounding Hanover, New Hampshire, where Dartmouth is located, consists of several towns and villages nestled along the Connecticut River – each with its own unique character. Just a car or train ride away from world-renowned cities like Boston, New York, and Montreal, this region attracts people from around the world for its scenic beauty, unlimited  outdoor activities, and the cultural offerings of a thriving university community.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH: Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. At the Dartmouth Library, we are dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and working in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.  You will join highly committed and collegial staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

About diversity, equity, inclusion, & accessibility across the Dartmouth Library:

We value diversity in all forms and believe that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore the Library as they move through our interview process. We continue to improve our hiring process to ensure our candidates feel empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process.

We do this by:

  • Avoiding scheduled interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all hiring committee members to be trained on Unconscious Bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 10/27/22

Evening Circulation and Reserve Supervisor – Dartmouth College Libraries (Hanover, NH)

Position Purpose: This position supervises all aspects of the circulation and reserve service areas of the Baker-Berry Library and works collaboratively with Research and Learning departments and other Dartmouth Libraries to support patron information needs. This role is expected to support staff through training, ensuring high quality service is provided to library users whether in person, on email or through virtual service. The supervisor may be assigned alternate schedules, including weekends.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develops and evaluates workflow at the Baker-Berry circulation and reserve desks and consults with other Access Services supervisors to coordinate shared services. (%20)
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the Information Access Assistants and the Access Services Student Supervisor positions. Schedules staff and students at Baker-Berry Library service points; works with other library access service points to ensure adequate coverage. May be assigned to supervise or staff other library access service points. (%20)
  • Participates in all aspects of direct patron service. Triage and respond to information requests via email, phone and chat services (%20)
  • Shares responsibility for overseeing building maintenance, security and emergency planning. (%10)
  • Convenes regularly scheduled staff meetings to discuss workflow, procedural, or policy changes; provides training opportunities to ensure staff are proficient in a changing environment. (%10)
  • Participates in the system-wide planning, testing, and implementation of circulation/reserve policies, procedures, and services; works with unit supervisors throughout the Library to ensure mutually effective procedures and policies that impact circulation/reserve operations. (%10)
  • Participates on Dartmouth College Library committees and task forces representing circulation and reserve services. (%10)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors plus 3-5 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least three years of library experience preferably in public service.
  • Excellent supervisory, organizational and communication skills.
  • Superior skills in diplomacy, conflict-resolution and consensus-building.
  • Experience using a library automated circulation system or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS

Salary Hiring Range: $43,600-54,500

To Apply: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65386

– Posted 10/27/22

Research and Teaching Librarian – University of New England Library Services (Portland, ME)

The University of New England Library Services is seeking a Research and Teaching Librarian to join our team and provide research support, library instruction, collection development, and subject expertise to the UNE community in the medical, dental, nursing, and allied health sciences fields. This is a full time, in person role based on our Portland Campus.

The University of New England (UNE) prepares students to thrive in a rapidly changing world and, in so doing, empowers them to improve the health of people, communities, and the planet. With roots dating back to 1831, UNE is the largest private university in Maine. One of the fastest growing private universities in the Northeast, UNE is the leading provider of healthcare professions and programs in the state of Maine including Maine’s only medical college, physician’s assistant program, and Northern New England’s only dental school. UNE has recognized strengths and national leadership in interprofessional healthcare education, osteopathic medicine, allied health sciences, marine and environmental sciences, neurosciences, as well as a strong foundation in the liberal arts.

UNE is located on two beautiful campuses in Maine – the coastal campus of Biddeford and the vibrant professional campus in Portland, where this position is based. Portland’s mix of natural beauty and lively arts including an exceptional culinary scene make the region an attractive place to live and work.

View the full job description and apply here: https://une.peopleadmin.com/postings/12858

– Posted 10/17/22

Temporary Library Specialist – Vermont Tech (Randolph Center, VT)

Sunday-Thursday 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm for the 2022 – 2023 Academic Year

BASIC FUNCTION

Assist with a full range of paraprofessional / technical support tasks related to one or more primary library functions.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and process information related to the library functions using the VSC integrated library software system and the statewide library network utility.
  • Perform processing of serials or periodicals in the automated library system; maintaining the collection and assisting users in locating and using periodicals and microforms.
  • Provide a wide range of basic reference services to patrons, referring unusual problems or requests to senior librarians.
  • Oversee or assist with circulation desk operations.
  • Assist with the supervision of student assistants, including: interviewing, hiring, training and assigning work.
  • Carry out a variety of special projects.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelors degree plus two to four years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.  Overall understanding of college library organization and systems, with a broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to the area(s) of specialization of the position. Relevant training/experience in use of computerized library information systems desirable.

  • Ability to deal effectively with library patrons.
  • Strong reading, writing, math, and analytical/problem-solving skills.
  • Good basic administrative, organizational and supervisory skills.

VSC Non- Bargaining Unit      Grade: 9      FLSA: Non-Exempt    Part-time, temporary Sunday-Thursday 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm for the 2022 – 2023 Academic Year

Primary work site: Randolph Campus

Applicants interested in applying must submit a Cover Letter and Resume.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or by date specified. However, applications received after the initial screening will be considered at the discretion of the College. Vermont Tech strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds.

Vermont Tech is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, religion, ancestry, place of birth, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age or veteran status, or against a qualified individual with a disability, or any other person whose status is protected under local, state or federal laws. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.

All full-time and some part-time positions are subject to a criminal background check. Any offer of employment is conditional upon successful completion of these checks.

link: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/VER1019VTSC/JobBoard/5269c684-902f-4f8e-b697-2067bcf029bc/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=038205c9-8aff-4763-984a-6462b5a5c74d

– Posted 10/17/22

Collection Services Librarian – Bennington College (Bennington, VT)

Bennington College invites applications for the Collection Services Librarian position at Crossett Library. The librarian would be joining at an exciting time, with the college experiencing a growing enrollment, and a library with a strong reputation for outstanding service and collaborative colleagues.

The Collection Services Librarian plans and leads all aspects of acquisition, cataloging, organization, preservation, and access to library and archival resources.

Reporting to the Director of Library Services, and directly supervising the Acquisitions Coordinator, the Collection Services Librarian will work with library colleagues to ensure the quality and usability of the library’s collections and resource discovery tools and media resources. This position performs and supervises original cataloging and copy cataloging for all formats of information resources for the library; improves the access to and quality of existing bibliographic databases via authority control and enhancing bibliographic records; identifies and corrects incomplete/incorrect records; and upgrades records, and maintains authority control. This position provides support for the College archive including the creation of metadata records and protocols for the creation, storage, preservation, organization, and description of archival materials. The Collection Service Librarian also provides systems administration for certain functions of the integrated library system, online catalog, and discovery services related to acquisitions, cataloging, periodicals, and electronic resources.

A commitment to upholding practices of antiracism and inclusion are fundamental to the work of the library and this position. Bennington serves a diverse student population inclusive of members of ethnically/racially minoritized, international, LGBTQIA+, and disability communities as well as diverse gender identities, socioeconomic backgrounds, religions, and political beliefs. Our staff and faculty also reflect diverse and intersecting backgrounds and identities. All employees are expected to be respectful and responsive to these differences in the service of building community that promotes student and employee success. Each individual (faculty, staff and students) will be accountable for upholding these values. The College’s approach to pluralism and inclusivity—both as fields of inquiry and practice—is to prioritize flexible thought, and to invite the examination of access, value, power, and privilege through its institutional policies and areas of study. We encourage applicants from diverse realms of interest, backgrounds, experience, and accomplishment to apply.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution is required.
  • The position requires demonstrated experience with original cataloging using the standards of LCC, LCSH, and AACR2/RDA; experience with OCLC ClassWeb and Connexion is preferred.
  • Knowledge of metadata standards for digital asset management such as Dublin Core, METS, or MODS required.
  • Experience with library acquisitions, cataloging, discovery systems, and/or serials and electronic resource management is required.
  • Familiarity with the Sierra ILS, EBSCO Discovery Service, DSPACE and/or Folio is preferred.
  • Supervisory skills are preferred including the ability to develop internal talent, guide the work of employees, and create a positive work environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills are strongly preferred.
  • Strong fluency in word processing and spreadsheet applications is required. Experience with Google Suite is preferred.

This position requires successful completion and acceptable results of a background check.

To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/3504563
– Posted 10/9/22

Interlibrary Loan Specialist – Castleton University’s Calvin Coolidge Library (Castleton VT)

INTERLIBRARY LOAN SPECIALIST
Salary range $30,000 – $35,000    

BASIC DESCRIPTION
To supervise the daily operations of interlibrary loan processes for a university library; serve distance students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree, plus two to four years of relevant library experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Administrative and office skills; familiarity with integrated automated library systems and management software, OCLC, MS Office suite, and email.
  • Excellent oral, written, and online communication skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of library patrons in person and online.
  • Good administrative, organizational, and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving abilities
For a full description and to apply online, visit Castleton University’s job site.
– Posted 9/29/22