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Discovery Services Assistant, Greenlease Library,  Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University seeks a Discovery Services Assistant for the Greenlease Library who will demonstrate support of the University’s Jesuit mission and values.   Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service. Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education.  Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.

The position is responsible for modifying and creating exceptional bibliographic records to make content in all formats accessible and discoverable. Responsibilities require consistent decisions when interpreting cataloging rules regarding bibliographic and authority records, mastery in the use of cataloging tools, and application of local policies.  The successful applicant will also assist in the development of policies and procedures in the department, which includes teamwork in problem solving, planning, executing solutions, and evaluating results.

The position involves responsibility for performing a wide range of para-professional cataloging and collection maintenance tasks and assigned special projects, which may include growth in the area of digitization, based on the Content Management and Discovery Services department’s needs.

Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited higher education institution
  • Demonstrated aptitude for detailed and precise work
  • Use of effective and proactive verbal and written communication
  • Ability to effectively select, train and supervise student assistants
  • General familiarity with library data standards, including RDA, AACR2, MARC, and LC Classification
  • Computer skills necessary to effectively utilize word processing, spreadsheet, ILS and database software applications

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of cataloging tools and the ability to keep abreast of changes in cataloging rules and advances in technology.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the principles, methods and practices of library operation
  • Self-motivation to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
  • Ability to implement new technologies to enhance services and content

This position reports to the Content Management and Discovery Services Librarian and works closely with the Content Services Librarian. This is a full-time, non-exempt position (37.5 – 40 hours/week) and the pay range is $30,000 – $35,000 plus benefits.

Interested candidates should apply cover letter, resume or curriculum vita, and contact information for three references at the following webpage: https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

Job Posted 05/23/2017

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Finney County Library Director, Garden City, KS

LS&S is the premier and most respected provider of library management and data services to state and federal Government Agencies.  We partner with our library clients to provide world class service and professional expertise; protecting their library investment.  With a proven track record, we utilize a team approach – providing accountable, unique and responsive solutions to delight library users.  With already over 80 locations across the United States, LS&S is on a rapid growth pattern with plans for expanding our business.

LS&S is seeking a creative and dynamic Director for the Finney County Public Library in Garden City, Kansas.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of sound management decisions and the ability to exercise good judgment, along with the ability to communicate effectively and positively with various government and community groups. Ability to lead and inspire staff with creative new ideas for increasing library services while growing the use of and support for library services among the public and strategic partners is most important. This position is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and creative individual to demonstrate management talents and to grow with the development of new library services in this community.  This is a highly visible position requiring a dynamic manager capable of working closely with County officials, and who can lead and inspire a full service customer-focused organization.

About the Library:

The 27,000-square-foot library is located in the heart of Garden City and serves approximately 40,000 residents, primarily employed in farming wheat or corn and other crops, as well as cattle ranching and processing. Patrons enjoy a vibrant collection of books, movies, audio books, genealogy and magazines along with access to reference databases and downloadable eBooks as well as a Nature Explore Classroom: http://www.natureexplore.org/certified/FinneyCountyPublicLibrary.com.

About Finney County:

Finney County (visitgck.com) is a multi-ethnic, family-friendly region offering its residents a rich history and several attractions. Some of those attractions include the Lee Richardson Zoo, several golf courses, The Big Pool, and annual events such as Beef Empire Days and the Tumbleweed Festival. It’s located approximately 200 miles west of Wichita and 300 miles southeast of Denver, Colorado, and is the second largest County in land area in Kansas.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customer-service focus and orientation of the Finney County Public Library
  • Oversee day-to-day library operations for the library to ensure contract performance within budget
  • Represent the library to the community and public at large
  • Direct, motivate, supervise staff
  • Report to LS&S and to the County, Region and State as required
  • Oversee the training and professional development of library staff
  • Create and sustain excellent relationships with Friends groups, community groups, and other organizations partnering with the library

Qualifications:

  • MLS/ MLIS Required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications abilities
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with proven ability to motivate and lead others
  • Significant public library hands-on management experience
  • Supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to make sound management decisions, exercising good judgment dealing with people and situations
  • Ability to connect positively with library and community constituencies including the local governing authorities, community leaders and organizations, library staff, library patrons and the general public

Join Library Systems & Services (LS&S) and enjoy the flexibility, support, and values that come with being part of the nation’s third largest library network. In our unique company, you will find an abundance of opportunities and satisfaction as you:

  • Join a caring community of people who love libraries
    • Share insights with highly credible library professionals, many with MLS degrees
    • Become a trusted partner to our libraries communities
    • Effect positive change for libraries and library science

Being a library professional is a way of life – so we believe in making our employees’ lives as rewarding as possible.  Some of the programs we offer our employees include:

*Medical, dental, and vision coverage * Tuition reimbursement * Short & long term disability coverage *401K retirement plan * Critical illness policy * Dependent daycare plan * Life insurance policies

Direct Link to Apply: https://careers-lssi.icims.com/jobs/2223/library-director/job or email matthew.brown@lsslibraries.com.

Job Posted 05/19/2017

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Library Assistant, Hickey College Library, St. Louis, MO

The Hickey College Library (St. Louis, MO) is seeking an energetic, creative and team-oriented individual for the role of library assistant.  The library assistant plays a key role in providing excellent service to all Hickey College students and staff.  This position reports to the Librarian and Director of Evening Education.  The library assistant is a part-time position (Monday-Friday).  Evening hours possible. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. We encourage library school students from ALA-accredited programs to apply.

Responsibilities include

  • Answers reference questions at the service desk in person, email, phone or text.
  • Shelving library materials.
  • Assisting students and faculty with checking in and checking out material.
  • Assigned special projects by the Department of Education or Librarian.
  • Other library or college duties as assigned.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Previous library experience
  • Knowledge of Google suite and MS Office suite
  • Service-oriented
  • Self-starter
  • High comfort level using computer and web applications; Ability to learn quickly new software and workflows
  • Dependable and flexible

Desired qualifications

  • Master degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or early career librarian pursuing library degree
  • Experience using Trello project management application

Abilities

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to recognize and set priorities, and to use initiative and independent judgment in a variety of situations
  • Must be able to lift and carry bags of books or boxes weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Must be able to speak distinctly to large groups

Application Requirements & Deadline

Applications received by June 9th, 2017 will be given priority status.

Position open until filled.

Interested applicants should apply by sending cover letter, resume and a list of references in  PDF format to ppeiffer@hickeycollege.edu. Please address cover letters to Patricia Peiffer.

For questions, please call (314) 434-2212 or email ppeiffer@hickeycollege.edu.

Hickey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Posted 05/16/2017

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Director, Polk County Library System, Bolivar, MO

The Polk County Library Board of Trustees are now searching for a dynamic, out-of-the-box thinker who is an experienced administrator with a commitment to a high level of public service to library patrons and staff. The Polk County Library is a well-funded, countywide library system headquartered in Bolivar, MO with three branch locations: Fair Play, Humansville, and Morrisville. The library has nine full-time and seven part-time staff members.  Applicants must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

Location: 1690 W. Broadway St., Bolivar, MO 65613

The Polk County Library System serves a population of 31,137 individuals in a growing, rural-suburban area located just north of Springfield, MO. The Polk County Library has recently gained a significant tax levy increase and is in the midst of adding staff and expanding patron services. Additionally, the Polk County Library is a proud member of Missouri Evergreen as of May 2016.

Starting Salary Range:

  • $55,000 – $65,000 (commensurate with experience)

Job Purpose/Duties:

  • Advocate for the library in all settings
  • Communicate effectively with board of trustees regarding all operations and initiatives
  • Provide strategic leadership for the coordination and management of library services including planning, budgeting, assignment, and the integration of emerging technologies and trends.
  • Seek external funding in support of strategic library initiatives
  • Develop new and improvised spaces and services
  • Lead PCL collaborative efforts with other libraries and literacy organizations in the state and the region to optimize use of existing resources and to develop new initiatives
  • Cultivate and sustain an organizational culture of respect, teamwork, professional growth and responsibility while rewarding learning, creativity, ownership, and innovation

Minimum Qualifications:

ALA accredited master’s degree in Library Science or master’s degree in a related field with at least 5 years of current, relevant experience.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience in a public library setting
  • Demonstrated progression of supervisory responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to build teams and foster a collaborative working environment
  • Demonstrated administrative responsibilities of budgeting and planning
  • Effective oral, written, and electronic communication skills

How to apply:

Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three references to President LeeAnn Clark at trustees@polkcolibrary.org. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Comments:

The Polk County Library is an equal access, equal opportunity, and affirmative action employer.

All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check and employment verification process.

webpage link: http://polkcolibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Director_Job_Posting.pdf

Job Posted 05/10/2017

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Research Services Assistant, Greenlease Library,  Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University seeks a part-time Research Services Assistant for the Greenlease Library of Rockhurst University.  Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty.  Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service.  Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education.  Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.  We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

This position reports to the Research, Learning and Assessment Services Librarian and requires working 4 p.m. to midnight on assigned weekday evenings, additional hours on Saturday or Sunday each weekend plus occasional daytime hours.  This individual must have a flexible schedule and substitute as needed for other Research Services Assistants.

Responsibilities include: provide reference assistance to students, faculty and staff; monitor evening/weekend student assistants with circulation functions; assist with interlibrary loan requests; monitor library operations; assigned special projects based on the Research, Learning and Assessment Services department’s needs.

The successful candidate will have the personal qualities that exemplify the University’s Jesuit character, mission and commitment to excellence.   A collaborative, team-oriented and highly communicative personal style will be essential skills for this position.  Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent listening, writing, speaking skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite including Excel.

Preferred previous experience includes academic library reference services, knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably Innovative Interfaces, social media management, basic web development, collaborative software, and cloud technology.

Interested candidates should apply cover letter, and contact information for three references at the following webpage: https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

Job Posted 05/8/2017

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Director, Mississippi County Library System, Blytheville, AR

Mississippi County Library System, headquartered in Blytheville, AR, is accepting resumes for its director position, due to the resignation of its current director. Mississippi County is located in the northeast corner of Arkansas and has a population of approximately 44,000. The county borders Missouri to the north and Tennessee to the east; Jonesboro, AR and Memphis, TN are about one hour away.

The library serves Mississippi County with its headquarters library in Blytheville, a full-service library in Osceola, and four part-time branches located in smaller communities. Its budget is approximately $900,000.

The ideal candidate for director will possess the MLS degree from an ALA-accredited library school. He or she will have a minimum of 5 years post-MLS experience in the library field (preferably in public libraries) and a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience. We seek an energetic, capable person who is willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities. This person will represent the library to local government and community groups and is expected to participate in the broader library community on a statewide and national level.

A starting salary of $60,000, depending on qualifications, is anticipated. Health insurance, dental and retirement benefits are included. The library is an equal opportunity employer.

Resumes, with three professional references, are being accepted on an ongoing basis, with preference given to those received by May 31, 2017. Resumes may be emailed to kbarron@mclibrary.net or mailed to 320 West Hale Avenue, Osceola, AR 72370. Direct all phone calls seeking further information to 870-822-0260.

Job Posted 05/5/2017 – Amended 5/16/2017

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor-Head of Special Collections and Archives, Missouri State University Libraries, Springfield, MO

The Missouri State University (MSU) Libraries seeks a Head of Special Collections and Archives. MSU is a dynamic and growing comprehensive university with over 24,000 students, located in Springfield, the third largest metro area in Missouri with a vibrant population of over 500,000.

The Head of Special Collections and Archives provides leadership and oversight of all aspects of Special Collections and Archives. Specific responsibilities include the acquisition, curation, and development of physical and digital archival collections and services; development and operation of the Libraries’ digitization lab; promoting awareness and use of the collections; and contact with established and potential donors. In addition to the head, the Special Collections and Archives unit consists of four full-time and two part-time employees. Major collections include material related to Ozarkiana, Ozarks labor unions, transportation, University archives, and over 4,000 books.

This is a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a competitive salary and benefits.

For more information and to apply, visit jobs.missouristate.edu. There is one Head of Special Collections and Archives position, at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank. You may apply for the Assistant Professor and/or the Associate Professor position(s).

Please submit a letter of application, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references. First date of consideration is Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Employment requires a criminal background check at University expense.

Missouri State University is an EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and institution.

Job Posted 05/2/2017

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Associate Professor-Head of Content Management and Acquisitions, Missouri State University Libraries, Springfield, MO

The Missouri State University (MSU) Libraries seeks a new Head of Content Management and Acquisitions (CM&A).  MSU is a dynamic and growing comprehensive university with over 24,000 students, located in Springfield, the third largest metro area in Missouri with a vibrant population of over 500,000.

The Head of CM&A provides leadership in selecting and acquiring (via lease, purchase, gift, or other means) information of all types — physical and digital, vended and non-vended — for use by university faculty, students, and staff, as well as members of the general public. Specific responsibilities include managing a content budget of $2.4 million, in consultation with faculty, leading the implementation of new, comprehensive content management strategies, managing the CM&A unit within the MSU Libraries, assessing demand for content, and working with consortial partners (e.g., MOBIUS and SWAN) and other organizations on collaborative content management initiatives. Responsibilities also include leading and managing acquisitions activities including purchasing, licensing, and negotiating contracts for library content, and facilitating accessing to licensed content, all in a consortial environment, serials maintenance and binding/mending materials.

This is a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a competitive salary and benefits.

For more information and to apply, visit jobs.missouristate.edu. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. First date of consideration is May 31, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Employment requires a criminal background check at University expense.

Missouri State University is an EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and institution.

Job Posted 05/2/2017

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Collection Management and Resource Sharing Librarian, Park University, Parkville, MO

Park University invites applications for a librarian position at the McAfee Memorial Library and Learning Commons on the Parkville, Missouri campus.  This is a full-time, year-round, tenure-track position (rank of assistant or associate professor) beginning August 2017. This position supervises one full-time library staff member and reports to the Director of Library Services and Learning Commons.

Position Responsibilities:

Collection Development and Maintenance– Selects single-title library materials in a variety of formats for acquisition, whether received through purchases or gift donations. Administers demand-driven acquisition (DDA) programs. Formulates collection policies and evaluates collection statistics and usage reports to determine acquisition and deaccession priorities. Oversees library staff activities related to the shelving, care, and preservation of non-archival library materials.

Cataloging– Performs original cataloging of library materials and adds, removes, or updates catalog records using batchload processes as needed. Oversees library staff activities related to the cataloging and physical processing of library materials. Provides guidance on metadata creation for other library or archival data systems.

Resource Sharing– Designs and administers library workflows to ensure efficient and user-centered service as it relates to interlibrary lending and borrowing and document delivery. Provides leadership to library staff in processing reserves and resource sharing requests and directly participates in these activities as needed. Monitors compliance with fair use and copyright guidelines. Maintains positive working relationships with resource sharing partners.

Reference and Instruction– Shares in providing circulation, reference, and basic technology assistance to library users at the Norrington Center’s information desk, during office consultations, or by email, telephone, or online chat. Contributes resource recommendations for research guides and other digital and print tools, serves as a liaison to specific academic departments, and teaches occasional library instruction sessions as needed.

Scholarship­­– Conduct academic research connected to library and information science in concert with departmental and University standards. Publish or present the results of research in appropriate peer-reviewed academic forums, such as conferences, journals, books, etc.

Service– Perform service for the good of the University such as serving on University committees, work groups, and special projects. Contribute to continuous quality improvement of the library’s collections and services by engaging in assessment activities. Stays abreast of trends in collection development, cataloging, and resource sharing through active participation in local, regional, and national associations, conferences, and relevant listservs.

Requirements:

  • A Masters of Library Science or Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited school required by May 2017.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library theory, as well as current practices and trends in librarianship.
  • Excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work and interact professionally with a diverse group of individuals in a changing environment.
  • Recent cataloging experience using an integrated library system.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Access for comparing separate lists and analyzing statistics.
  • Experience providing research and technology assistance to library users.
  • A demonstrated ability and desire to learn and implement appropriate technologies.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work during evenings or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous collection development and interlibrary loan experience in an academic library.
  • Experience using Innovative’s Sierra integrated library system.

About Park University:

Park University, a private, not-for-profit University, founded in 1875, offers academic programs at 41 campus centers nationwide and online. The main campus is located approximately 15 minutes north of downtown Kansas City on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, in Parkville, MO. Park University provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, generous paid time off, and paid undergraduate tuition for employees and dependents.  Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, vita, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references. Review of applications will begin May 26, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Job Posted 05/2/2017

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Director, Mercy College of Nursing & Health Sciences Library, Springfield, MO

Southwest Baptist University invites applications for a twelve-month, tenure-track position available immediately as the Director, Mercy College of Nursing & Health Sciences Library.  The candidate selected will be responsible for functional, liaison and reference services. Functional services include managing the daily operations of the Mercy College of Nursing & Health Science Library in Springfield, MO; supervising library staff and/or student workers; adhering to the University Principle’s and Expectations, University Libraries’ and Faculty Handbook’s policies and procedures; serving on faculty committees; and remaining up-to-date professionally.  Liaison Services includes teaching information literacy sessions, collection development, and supporting faculty curricular needs.  Reference Services includes supporting students’ and faculties’ research needs and providing embedded librarian services.  The successful applicant should be an evangelical Christian, who supports the mission of the University.  A Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS) is required.  Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications. 

Applications are accepted electronically at http://www.sbuniv.edu/about/employment.php.  A curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and a statement of personal beliefs regarding the integration of faith and education are required. 

For additional information, contact Edward Walton, Dean, University Libraries and Search Committee Chair, Southwest Baptist University, 1600 University Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613, phone 417-328-1619, or email: ewalton@sbuniv.edu.  Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Job Posted 05/1/2017

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Assistant or Associate Director for Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books (SCARaB), University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

The University of Missouri Libraries (Columbia, MO) seek an Assistant or Associate Director for Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books (SCARaB).  The successful candidate will provide leadership for the SCARaB Division, which is responsible for selecting, preserving, and making accessible materials of the Libraries’ special and rare book collections.  These collections house rare and unique materials that span over four thousand years, and vary from a tiny Charlotte Bronte manuscript to the Lanford Wilson papers to the Comic Arts Collections and dime novels.   The Assistant/Associate Director is also responsible for supervising the University Archivist in the selecting, accessioning, and control of the official records of MU and the UM System’s central administration; and supervising the organization and preservation of manuscript collections and organizational records that document the history of the University of Missouri and its various activities and communities. We seek candidates whose work will reflect a strong commitment to the Libraries’ and the University’s mission, vision, and values, including diversity and inclusion.

Responsibilities:

Leadership:  The Assistant/Associate Director works with library managers and supervisors to establish goals and objectives and to set priorities, and also has responsibility for the overall planning, resource allocation, and administration of the SCARaB Division.  He or she is a member of the Libraries’ management team and participates in establishing library-wide policy, serves on committees, and supports fundraising and development activities.  He or she evaluates personnel, analyzes costs and efficiency of operations, and coordinates projects with other divisions.  The position actively encourages and supports professional development and training of librarians, archivists, and staff.

Collection Development:  The Assistant/Associate Director is responsible for supervising the ongoing development of collections in the areas of manuscripts, rare books, university archives, and other special collections through donations, purchases, and records management.  The incumbent proactively cultivates relationships with donors and seeks out gifts, grants, and other external support for the Division in cooperation with the Libraries’ Development Officer.  In particular, the position pursues donations of materials that correspond to the Division’s collection development policies.

Digital Projects:  The Assistant/Associate Director supervises the Digital Services unit and develops strategies and priorities for digitizing the historical and rare holdings of the Libraries and University Archives.  He or she works with service providers and granting agencies to facilitate integrated access to library collections and information resources and to increase capacity for in-house digital projects.

Public Services:  Experience in planning student engagement with special collections and rare material along with a commitment to working collaboratively with the whole library system is essential.  The incumbent must be committed to promoting and enhancing instruction and research services. .

This position will be hired at the rank of Librarian II or higher, according to the qualifications of the final candidate.

Required Qualifications:

  • L.S. from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent.
  • Strong knowledge of book history, archival administration, and current and emerging trends in archives and special collections, including collection development for rare books, archives, and special collections, records management principles, and digital preservation.
  • Demonstrated experience in digital projects.
  • At least six years of progressively responsible experience as a professional librarian working with rare books and special collections, with two years supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of techniques for book preservation and conservation.
  • Experience with successful grants and/or donor relationships.
  • Excellent supervisory and public speaking skills. Ability to advocate for SCARaB with peers, donors, faculty, and university administrators.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional advanced degree in literature or history.
  • Knowledge and experience supervising metadata creation and Hathi trust uploading; experience in digital humanities.
  • Language skills in French, German, Latin or other non-English languages.
  • Experience in an ARL or other large research library.
  • Experience working with library donors and large gifts.
  • Demonstrated professional activity and leadership in the profession.
  • Experience with building projects.

Compensation:  Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply:  Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php with Job ID 22743.  A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV are required.  Preference for applications received by June 10, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Benefit Eligibility:  This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.

About the Libraries, the campus, and community: The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.2 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation.

MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It’s a major land-grant institution with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri’s largest public research university. Considered one of the nation’s top-tier institutions, Mizzou is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU).  The MU Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), and the statewide MOBIUS consortium.

The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 18 colleges and schools.  Many departments also work closely with the University Extension program to bring the benefits of research to Missouri citizens.  The University of Missouri has a statewide network of 10 research parks and business incubators, each designed to help faculty, entrepreneurs and businesses collaborate to move innovative research to the marketplace, and the Mizzou Advantage program encourages innovative interdisciplinary collaboration.

Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $237 million annually on scientific research.  The National Science Foundation has recognized MU as one of the top-10 universities in the country for undergraduate research opportunities.  Mizzou graduates more than 8,000 students annually, granting 27 percent of all bachelor’s degrees, 23 percent of master’s degrees and 62 percent of all doctoral degrees earned at Missouri’s public universities.

Located in central Missouri with easy access to St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia, MO is consistently ranked one of America’s best places to live because of its excellent quality of life.  For more information on the MU Libraries, the University, and Columbia, please visit the following:

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, ADA employer.

Job Posted 3/30/2017

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