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Research and Instruction Librarian/Archivist for Special Collections- University of Missouri Libraries, Columbia, MO

Research and Instruction Librarian/Archivist for Special Collections – Job ID 30231

The University of Missouri Libraries seek a librarian or archivist to join our dynamic and creative public services team in Special Collections. The Research and Instruction Librarian/Archivist for Special Collections will collaborate with teaching faculty, librarians, and students to provide innovative instruction and research services with rare books, manuscripts, archives, and other documents.

The Special Collections department at the University of Missouri Libraries is an active partner in research and student-centered learning. The collections number around 100,000 items and include rare books, medieval and modern manuscripts, comics, photographs, audiovisual materials, and artifacts. Our busy program of instruction generally reaches around 120-150 class sessions and over 2,000 students across a wide range of disciplines each academic year. We seek an enthusiastic and energetic colleague who will function as an integral member of a small team providing researcher support and instructional services.

Essential Duties

  • Develops and conducts instruction sessions using Special Collections resources for a diverse community and student body, working across a range of arts and humanities disciplines.
  • Works with faculty and instructors to create instructional materials such as handouts, LibGuides, assignments, and lesson plans to integrate Special Collections materials into the curriculum.
  • Assesses and adjusts instruction strategies and techniques based on learning objectives, student outcomes, and faculty feedback.
  • Provides reference services in the Special Collections reading room, online, and by telephone, and staffs the reading room 6-12 hours per week.
  • Plans and conducts outreach activities for the campus, local community, and the state of Missouri, in collaboration with colleagues.
  • Collaborates with colleagues on collection development decisions for rare books and manuscripts in order to support the curriculum and research needs of the university and surrounding community.
  • Curates and contributes to exhibitions (online and physical) and social media.
  • Engages in scholarship and professional service, including library and campus committees and participation in local and national professional organizations.
  • Contributes to cataloging and processing projects to enhance access to Special Collections materials.
  • May supervise staff, student employees, and/or interns.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An MLS from an ALA-accredited program in library science is required for appointment as a Librarian I. For appointment as an Archivist I, a master’s degree in a subject area directly relevant to the position with a minimum of 6 hours of credit in courses concentrating on research methodology or archival administration is required.
  • Minimum of one year of experience providing instruction in a special collections library or archives, an academic library, or another higher education setting. Pre-MLS experience may be included.
  • Broad knowledge of book history, archival theory and practice, and current or emerging trends in special collections and archives.
  • A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the classroom and the workplace.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Reading knowledge of one or more of the following languages is strongly preferred: Chinese, Japanese, German, or Russian.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of active learning and best practices related to teaching with primary source materials.
  • Experience working with map collections and/or demonstrated knowledge of the history of cartography.
  • Experience with outreach activities such as social media, community events, K-12 instruction, etc.
  • Familiarity with archival arrangement and description and/or rare book cataloging.

Compensation: Salary and librarian rank will be commensurate with experience. Negotiable from $47,476.

To Apply

Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic with Job ID 30231. A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV must be uploaded through the brief online application. Preference for applications received by July 1, 2019. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.

The University Libraries are an open, active, and accessible learning environment, a hub for global information, and a secure repository for scholarship. We value freedom of access, diversity and inclusion, service to our community and state, and responsible stewardship. We seek candidates who share these values, who are active leaders engaged in the pursuit and discovery of knowledge and the advancement of education, and whose work will reflect a strong commitment to advance the teaching, research, and services programs of an engaged public University.

About Mizzou

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

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. The fall 2015 student body includes Mizzou’s largest number of high-achieving students who scored a 30 or higher on the ACT, the state’s biggest international student enrollment and a record number of students from minority groups. 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 University of Missouri and the Columbia area, please visit the following:
• University of Missouri – http://missouri.edu/
• Columbia Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/
• Special Collections and Rare Books – http://library.missouri.edu/specialcollections/
• University Archives – http://muarchives.missouri.edu/
• University Libraries – http://library.missouri.edu/

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

This position holds non-tenure track faculty status (NTT) and will be hired at the appropriate rank of Librarian or Archivist. For information regarding title and rank, please review the MU Libraries’ Librarian and Archivist Governance Document found at: http://library.missouri.edu/staff/libguides/Governance%20Document_rev2019.pdf

MU Diversity Commitment: 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882- 4256.
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

EEO IS THE LAW
To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
• EEO is the Law English Version
• EEO is the Law Spanish Version
• EEO is the Law Chinese Version

Job posted 05/24/2019

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Electronic Resources Librarian – University of Missouri Libraries, Columbia, MO

Electronic Resources Librarian – Job ID 30044

The University of Missouri Libraries (Columbia, MO) has an immediate opening for an Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Acquisitions, Collections, and Technical Services, this position is responsible for managing e-resources on
behalf of the libraries of the UM System, including negotiation and ongoing administration of licenses, contracts, budgets, and pricing.

Description of Duties

  • Develop, budget, and purchase system-wide electronic resources as directed using the MERLIN Fund Pool for the four UM campus libraries and for each individual campus in the UM System.
  • Negotiate contract terms, licenses, and pricing for electronic resources purchased.  Work with University General Counsel on legal review of license agreements and with Accounting as needed for the purchase.
  • Serve as liaison to related projects, committees, task forces, and the MERLIN Collections Development and Reference Services Committee (MCDRSC).
  • Provide budget plans, research, analysis, and data as requested by UM System libraries.
  • Maintain MERLIN ER websites/wikis to disseminate information to the system libraries.
  • Maintain MERLIN committee mailing lists.
  • Provide support on e-resources for libraries, working with vendors, librarians, and UM/MU internal offices to resolve problems on issues such as abuse, access, and availability of resources.
  • Maintain awareness of the industry in all matters relating to the position including licensing, electronic resources, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with fiscal management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with vendor negotiations and electronic products licensing
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and success promoting teamwork, with the ability to foster collaborative relationships and provide creative and dynamic leadership
  • Experience in library technical services
  • Experience in working with library consortia

Compensation: Salary and librarian rank will be commensurate with experience. Negotiable from $47,476.

To Apply:  Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic with Job ID 30044.  A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV must be uploaded through the brief online application.  Preference for applications received by July 1, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University Libraries are an open, active, and accessible learning environment, a hub for global information, and a secure repository for scholarship. We value freedom of access, diversity and inclusion, service to our community and state, and responsible stewardship. We seek candidates who share these values, who are active leaders engaged in the pursuit and discovery of knowledge and the advancement of education, and whose work will reflect a strong commitment to advance the teaching, research, and services programs of an engaged public
University.

About Mizzou

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

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. The fall 2015 student body includes Mizzou’s largest number of high-achieving students who scored a 30 or higher on the ACT, the state’s biggest international student enrollment and a record number of students from minority groups. 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 University of Missouri and the Columbia area, please visit the following:
• University of Missouri – http://missouri.edu/
• Columbia Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/
• Special Collections and Rare Books – http://library.missouri.edu/specialcollections/
• University Archives – http://muarchives.missouri.edu/
• University Libraries – http://library.missouri.edu/

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

This position holds non-tenure track faculty status (NTT) and will be hired at the appropriate rank of Librarian or Archivist. For information regarding title and rank, please review the MU Libraries’ Librarian and Archivist Governance Document found at: http://library.missouri.edu/staff/libguides/Governance%20Document_rev2019.pdf

MU Diversity Commitment: 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882- 4256.
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

EEO IS THE LAW
To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
• EEO is the Law English Version
• EEO is the Law Spanish Version
• EEO is the Law Chinese Version

Job posted 05/24/2019

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Library Director – Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library, Eureka Springs, AR

EUREKA SPRINGS CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY DIRECTOR
APPLICATION PACKET

Please mail the attached two-page Employment Application and resume to:

Lucilla Garrett
Chair, Library Director Search Committee
106 Spring Street
Berryville, AR 72616

Applications must be received at the above address by July 18, 2019 for consideration.

Contact Loretta Crenshaw, Library Director, at 479-253-8754 or lcrenshaw@eurekalibrary.org with specific questions.

This position will begin on Monday, August 19, 2019.

Employment Information

  • Starting salary – $28,500 to $30,500 based on education and experience.
  • Medical benefits through USAble Life.
  • Dental benefits through Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield.
  • Retirement benefits with Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.
  • One-week vacation after one year of employment, additional days added in succeeding years of employment.

Job Description – Carroll County – Eureka Springs Library Director
Principal Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct and coordinate all activities of the library and the development of library facilities to best serve the needs of the community.
  • Implement programs and policies established by local, county, and regional library boards. Establish library rules and procedures not in conflict with these policies.
  • Responsible for funds collected through the library and tax funds under supervision of the local and county library boards.
  • Prepare annual budget and oversee all payroll, purchasing, and other financial transactions.
  • Recruit, select, hire, supervise, and train library personnel, including staff and volunteers.
  • Schedule and perform Employee Performance Evaluations as required by County personnel policies and the Carroll County Library Board policies.
  • Manage the collection, including selection and acquisition of materials, oversight of circulation, reference and reader advisory services, and weeding of library materials.
  • Assist the public in the use of library facilities, including computers and Internet use as needed.
  • Develop and coordinate programs, events, and displays to encourage library use by all members of the community.
  • Maintain a safe and inviting environment for all library patrons, staff and volunteers. Maintain all library records. Prepare and submit reports as required by local, county, and regional library boards.
  • Serve as primary liaison to library advisory board. Attend all meetings.
  • Assist President in preparation of agendas and in communicating with board members.
  • Serve as Secretary to the Carroll County Library Board on a rotation with other Carroll County Library Directors. Attend all county library board meetings.
  • Support local Friends of the Library group and community volunteers.
  • Promote awareness of and use of the library and represent the library in a professional and positive manner.
  • Handle confidential materials and maintain confidentiality.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the local or county boards.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Must be a library cardholder

Special Skills

  • Some experience working in a library, public agency or position with public contact, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which would provide the knowledge, abilities and skills listed below:
    • Knowledge of standard library practices and routines
    • Some knowledge of standard library technical and professional methods and techniques
    • Some knowledge of book genres, titles and authors
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including proficiency in
    • Microsoft Word and Excel and intermediate to advanced Internet research skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of individuals including, patrons, staff, volunteers, colleagues, boards, and other agencies.
  • Some supervisory experience.
  • Some knowledge of preparing budgets and basic accounting principles, methods and practices.

Job posted 05/22/2019

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Assistant Branch Manager – St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, MO

Join an award winning team!
St. Louis Top Workplaces, 2014-2018
Urban Libraries Council Top Innovator, 2015, 2017
Library Journal Four Star Library, 2014-2018
What’s Right with the Region for Demonstrating Innovative Solutions, 2016
Missouri Library of the Year from MLA 2014

Assistant Branch Manager for Mid-County

St. Louis County Library is a 20 branch system, serving over 860,000 patrons and circulating 14 million items a year. SLCL is in the midst of a multi-year capital improvement project called Your Library Renewed, to upgrade existing structures and open new facilities, as well as enhance library programs and services. We surveyed our patrons and listened to what they needed in their public library. Family restrooms, private study rooms, more public computers, a commons area with food and drink options, engaging children’s spaces and quiet, comfortable seating areas are just some of the additions to our branches.

Slated to open this summer, the Mid-County Branch is a newly constructed 18,860 square foot library in Clayton, MO boasting large windows, a beautiful children’s area, and well-appointed spaces for adults and teens. Located between the bustling government and business focused downtown and the residential area, Mid-County caters to busy professionals and families. Clayton is filled with restaurants, art galleries, public transportation, and community activities and the new Mid-County is ready to add to these wonderful amenities. Not only do we have state-of-the-art buildings, but our array of programs and partnerships are abundant and diverse. SLCL staff are creative and forward thinking, developing several awarding winning programs geared to enrich individual minds, enhance lives and expand perspectives.

Working in tandem with the Branch Manager, the management team ensures the library’s mission and strategic goals are continuously implemented at the branch while considering the community’s needs and meeting them with relevant library services and programs. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and innovative individual intent on providing outstanding customer service, reducing barriers to library access, leading our awesome staff, maintaining thriving community relations, and taking pride in being a part of the SLCL team!

Want to work in a library system that is valued by the community?
Do you want to work for this awarding winning library system?

It is a wonderful time to join St. Louis County Library, where facility innovations and creative public services are always growing! Apply today!

Job Purpose:
Assists the Branch Manager with the operation and maintenance of the branch and assumes the responsibilities of the Branch Manager in his/her absence in order to provide quality Library service to all Library customers.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Schedules staff and monitors attendance to ensure adequate staffing.
  2. Assists with overseeing branch operations, building, and grounds maintenance so the branch is clean, safe, and attractive.
  3. Supervises and participates in public service activities including circulation and reference services to meet the needs of customers.
  4. Participates in program planning and implementation to meet the needs of existing customers and to attract new customers.
  5. Participates in hiring, training, evaluating, and disciplining staff to ensure the Library staff is capable of giving the highest quality service.
  6. Assists in the development and maintenance of the branch collection to ensure the branch meets the needs of the community it serves.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Library Science
Ability to supervise, train, and motivate staff
Must possess a commitment to a high level of public service to Library customers
Must possess good judgment, analytical, and problem solving skills
Must possess excellent communication and organization skills
Ability to work effectively with other Library managers in a professional manner

Hours:
Monday-Friday, two evenings per week
One Saturday and Sunday per month

Salary:
$53,810 and great benefits!

Applications and Resumes can be submitted by visiting http://www.slcl.org/employment

Job posted 05/21/2019

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Library Specialist – Stephens College, Columbia, MO

Library Specialist

Department: Library
Type: Staff, Part-time (15 hours per work)

The Hugh Stephens Library has an opening for a Library Specialist to work approximately
15 hours per week during the academic school year.  The Library seeks candidates who
can provide research assistance, oversee the library on regularly scheduled evenings
and/or weekend shifts, and work on various library tasks and projects. This part-time
position requires working one weekday evening or weekend shift, as well as at least two
weekday, daytime shifts per week during the Fall and Spring Semesters.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide research assistance to Stephens students, faculty, and staff.
  2. Assist students and faculty with research databases, web searching, formatting
    styles such as APA and MLA, and computer applications as necessary to meet
    information needs.
  3. General supervision of the library building during evening and weekend shifts.
  4. Supervise student workers during evening and weekend hours.
  5. Assist with MOBIUS book shipments and processing.
  6. Assist with other duties and projects such as collection management, library
    programming, copy cataloging (with training provided) and/or other possibilities as
    determined by candidate/staff interests and library needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science, or current graduate student in Library Science,
    or library experience that includes research assistance and/or public service
    components.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a patron-focused philosophy.

To Apply:
Qualified applicants should complete an online Stephens College application with the
following
– A cover letter
– Resume
– Names of at least three professional references

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The successful candidate must
pass a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer. A diverse community on campus is valued.

Smoke Free Campus

Job posted 05/16/2019

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Technical Services Librarian – University of Missouri Libraries, Columbia, MO

Technical Services Librarian – 29974

The University of Missouri Libraries (Columbia, MO) has an immediate opening for a Technical Services Librarian. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Acquisitions, Collections, and Technical Services, this position plan, develops, directs and implements service functions related to maintaining and serving the ILS for the University of Missouri System. Primary functions include record loading, problem solving, serving as contact between ILS vendor and libraries for matters related to the software, and coordinating software upgrades for the UM System.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the loading and maintenance of records into the catalog of online packages and e-resources for both MU and the University of Missouri System.
• Coordinate between the 4-campus system the issues reported about the ILS system, serving as a help desk for ILS problems such as software glitches, upgrades, administrative responsibilities, and more as appropriate with LTS to ensure the ILS is operating successfully.
• Serve as the contact between the UM System and the ILS Vendor regarding software upgrades, problems, and software issues.
• Provide access to e-resources through descriptive metadata, subject headings, analysis and classification as called upon.
• All librarians are expected to be professionally active and participate in campus service and activities.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

A master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required. For the rank of Librarian II, three years of professional library experience is also required.
Knowledge of basic elements of bibliographic control; familiarity with III’s Sierra; experience with cataloging both copy and original; and the various acquisitions systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with record loads for a catalog. Strong service orientation. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong MS Office skills including expertise in Excel. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all levels, vendors, faculty, donors, and others. Ability to work with others in a collaborative team environment, with a participative management style. Initiative, flexibility, and the potential to excel in a rapidly changing environment.
Willingness and ability to gain broad insights into technical services processes in general. Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated involvement in professional organizations at a regional or national level.

Compensation: Salary and librarian rank will be commensurate with experience. Negotiable from $47,476.

To Apply: Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic with Job ID 29974. A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV must be uploaded through the brief online application. Preference for applications received by June 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University Libraries are an open, active, and accessible learning environment, a hub for global information, and a secure repository for scholarship. We value freedom of access, diversity and inclusion, service to our community and state, and responsible stewardship. We seek candidates who share these values, who are active leaders engaged in the pursuit and discovery of knowledge and the advancement of education, and whose work will reflect a strong commitment to advance the teaching, research, and services programs of an engaged public University.

About Mizzou

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

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. The fall 2015 student body includes Mizzou’s largest number of high-achieving students who scored a 30 or higher on the ACT, the state’s biggest international student enrollment and a record number of students from minority groups. 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 University of Missouri and the Columbia area, please visit the following:
• University of Missouri – http://missouri.edu/
• Columbia Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/
• Special Collections and Rare Books – http://library.missouri.edu/specialcollections/
• University Archives – http://muarchives.missouri.edu/
• University Libraries – http://library.missouri.edu/

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

This position holds non-tenure track faculty status (NTT) and will be hired at the appropriate rank of Librarian or Archivist. For information regarding title and rank, please review the MU Libraries’ Librarian and Archivist Governance Document found at: http://library.missouri.edu/staff/libguides/Governance%20Document_rev2019.pdf

MU Diversity Commitment: 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.

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Job posted 05/15/2019

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Cataloging and Metadata Trainer – Amigos Library Services, Ballwin, MO

Cataloging and Metadata Trainer

Position Overview
Provide education, consulting, and support for cataloging, classification, and metadata standards used by librarians and archivists. Duties include developing and conducting training courses and presentations on cataloging, classification, and metadata standards; monitoring current and emerging regional, national and international cataloging and metadata standards and practices; provide support and consulting for cataloging and metadata standards; and administering the RDA Toolkit member benefit and discount program.
This position reports to the Continuing Education Services Manager.
Amigos Library Services has offices located in St. Louis and Dallas. Remote work options are possible with this position. Some work-related travel will be required.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3 years related professional experience in cataloging, metadata, and/or technical services.
  • 1 – 3 years of teaching, training, or instruction experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of current library principles and practices for cataloging, acquisitions, serials, authority control, and digital metadata.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Considerable ability in oral and written communication.

Preferred Experience:

  • Professional library experience in an academic or public library environment.
  • Experience creating or managing digital collections and/or an institutional repository.

Education
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university with coursework in cataloging and classification.

Please submit cover letter, resume/CV, and references to Jodie Borgerding, Continuing Education Services Manager, borgerding@amigos.org. No phone calls, please.

Job posted 5/14/2019

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