The Northeastern region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Emerging Technologies/Learning Technologies Librarian
Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY
System Librarian, Colgate University
Systems Librarian, Colgate University Libraries Come join our team at Colgate! We are looking for a service-oriented professional with a strong commitment to problem-solving, training, documentation, and collaborative work with librarians, staff, technologists, and Colgate’s faculty and students. Reporting to the Associate Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives and working closely with vendors and other librarians, the person in this position provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for library patrons and staff who use the information in our library systems. This will include first-line support as well as maintenance and implementation in a broad range of systems with primary, sustained focus on the integrated library system (III/Sierra) and Dematic automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS). Must have the ability to work effectively both in a team setting and independently in a changing environment. Additional information about Colgate University and the Colgate Libraries is available at http://exlibris.colgate.edu/joinus.html
Application instructions can be found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5522 Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview.
Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.
Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the university’s educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at http://www.upstatenyherc.org
Required qualifications: See position description.
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URL for further information: http://www.colgate.edu
Director of Research and Instructional, Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
Learning & Assessment Designer, Harvard Library
Head Librarian, Systems & Applications #12530
Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
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Head Librarian, Public Services & Instructional Outreach(#12531), Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
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Project Manager Fresh Air CLIR Project, WHYY, inc.
WHYY is seeking an experienced professional for the role of Project Manager – Fresh Air CLIR Project.
This full time position is responsible for the development of the Fresh Air database to accommodate expanded metadata supporting the cataloguing of 8,000 recordings. The Project Manager will be responsible for developing the project plan in conjunction with the Drexel consultants and WHYY, and documenting the cataloguing standards, training methods and workflow that will be used in the project. Will also be responsible for hiring and training interns to catalog the Fresh Air recordings using Faceted Application of Subject Terminology (FAST), PBCore and name authority control (NACO) and quality review of work for accuracy and consistency. The system will support harvesting by OCLC Digital Collection Gateway for access to WorldCat by searching and browsing names, topical subject places, ull text and dates. An EAD finding aid will be created and included on the PACSCL (Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collection Libraries) regional finding aids site. Both the WorldCat records and the finding aid will include links to the online digital audio files, enabling researchers to have instant access to any of the interviews.
Duties and responsibilities include conducting general project management duties; leading and advising the project in planning, implementation, usage and assessment of metadata; coordination of cataloguing efforts and maintaining best practices, following current national and international standards; leading project functions of resource description, including quality control of metadata and oversight and management of authorities work; contributing to cataloguing; and training and supervising interns.
This position requires ALA accredited Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences or other relevant graduate degree. Archiving training or experience is a plus. All candidates must have a minimum of one year’s experience cataloguing within an integrated library system or similar enterprise system with metadata responsibilities. Broad demonstrated knowledge of metadata and its role related to access and demonstrated supervisory experience required. Knowledge of cataloguing and metadata standards and schema, such as MARC, XML, EAD, DACS, Dublin Core, METS, MODS, PREMIS, LCSH, MeSH, TGM I, NAF, AAT, as well as authority records, AACR2 and RDA. Knowledge of bibliographic utilities, such as PCLC.
Must be a team player with excellent oral and written communication skills for frequent interaction with staff and colleagues. Desired qualifications: Experience cataloguing digital objects preferred. WHYY, Greater Philadelphia's leading public media provider, serving southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and all of Delaware for more than 50 years. We take pride in bringing our audience news when it needs it, entertainment when it wants it and education when it counts — on television, radio and the Web and in the community.
Excellent salary package, including employer shared benefits, onsite activities such as yoga classes, conveniently accessible by Septa and Patco and great team environment. Open until filled.
Application instructions: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter as one document when applying, via the WHYY website:www.whyy.org. Please click the Employment link to submit resumes and any accompanying documentation.
Contact person: Felicia Lockhart
For more info visit https://www7.bc.edu/erecruit/index.html
Library Discovery and Integrated System Coordinator, Princeton University Library
This position is responsible, along with colleagues in the Library Systems Office, for managing the configuration and back office settings for the Library's discovery layer products (currently Voyager, Primo, and Summon)
as well as the integrated resources management systems used by Library staff (currently Voyager, Meridian, and SFX).
The position is also responsible for helping to create and regularly maintain the various online and batch interfaces between the discovery layers and the ILS, as well as from the ILS to third party systems, among them PeopleSoft, GFA, Borrow Direct, Aeon, and others. Responsible for significant data extracting and reporting using Access, SQL and other reporting tools. Complex reports and queries are created for Technical and Public Services staffs, for ARL statistics and other national organizations that collect library data.
Manages various data loads and feeds, including financial, patron, and some bibliographic. Also manages the Library’s Stack Map cloud based system which provides online maps of our branch libraries and also the Library’s instance of OnBase, a business document management system used by several Library units. Plays an active important role in managing system data integrity, keeping up with maintenance requirements and new release installation oversight, and if need be, recovery and restoration. Provides documentation for performing these various tasks, especially those that lack documentation.
He/she is also responsible for analyzing new Library system products with the aim of making strategic recommendations, choices, and decisions about next generation migration. Also responsible for managing such migrations, including comprehensive data migration as well as configuration choices and policy decisions.
This position routinely interacts and collaborates with many staff in the library and in various University departments, as well as with software vendors. The position reports to the Deputy University Librarian.
- BA from an accredited academic university.
- In depth knowledge of Library Integrated System data formats and structures, both past and future.
- Demonstrated experience with SQL/RDBMS systems.
- Familiarity with using Linux/Unix.
- Demonstrated experience using at least two scripting tools, such as Visual Basic, BASH, PERL, PHP, Ruby and or Python, as well as experience with HTML/CSS.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Library catalog data.
- Demonstrated knowledge of XML markup for library data.
- Experience with Unicode, and library related non-Roman character encoding.
- Ability to be able to troubleshoot issues with library systems or library data and to manage solutions.
- Excellent communication skills.
- MLS from an ALA accredited Library Information School.
- Demonstrated knowledge of HTTP techniques and RESTful protocols.
- Familiarity with Linked Data conventions.
- Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language.
The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. Salary and benefits: Commensurate with experience.
Deadline for applying: Until position is filled. Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: http://www.princeton.edu/jobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Contact person: Marvin Bielawski