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Research Support Librarian, J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
The University of Missouri Libraries have an immediate opening for a Research Support Librarian.

Working with health sciences research teams at all stages of the research cycle, this individual provides literature reviews; assists with discovery, management, archiving, and visualization of research data; assists investigators in locating publishing venues that will provide the highest possible impact and visibility for their work; tracks research impact after publication through article level metrics; consults on posters and publications, and helps plan open access strategies for the dissemination of research outputs.

Responsibilities and duties:

Working with health sciences research teams at all stages of the research cycle from proposal development to publication and beyond, including:
– Meeting with researchers to assess their information needs; designing customized services to support their work; and tracking the impact of the services provided
– Providing literature reviews and reference services to support the research enterprise
– Assisting with discovery, management, archiving, and visualization of research data
– Assisting investigators with the creation and execution of data management plans to meet the requirements of funding organizations
– Assisting investigators in locating publishing venues that will provide the highest possible impact and visibility for their work
– Tracking research impact after publication through article level metrics
– Developing new connections and building relationships to identify researchers and research team needs
– Conducting Animal Welfare Act searches for investigators in the academic health sciences center
– Consulting on posters and publications
– Helping to plan open access strategies for the dissemination of research outputs for maximum visibility

This position will be hired at the appropriate rank of Librarian, according to the qualifications of the final candidate. For information regarding title and rank, please review the MU Libraries’ Librarian and Archivist Governance Document found at http://library.missouri.edu/staff/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/02/Governance-Document_rev2014.pdf.

Required Qualifications:
· Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program in Library/Information Science, or its equivalent.
· Excellent communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in person and virtually using a variety of media and technologies.
· Experience interacting with the public in a customer service or helpdesk environment, either in person or virtual.
· Training or proficiency in two or more bibliographic and citation databases, including PubMed, Scopus, Ovid MEDLINE, Web of Science, and Google Scholar.
· Demonstrated ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities, showing initiative and flexibility.
· Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
· Evidence of skills needed to foster new connections and build relationships to advance the goals of a team.
· Demonstrated ability to simultaneously and effectively manage several complex projects.
Excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills.
· Demonstrated experience providing instructional or reference services including the creation of online tutorials, surveys, or guides.
· Demonstrated ability to learn new technology tools/skills

Preferred Qualifications:
· Experience working in a science-oriented academic or research library.
· Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: data management services, research impact services, open access compliance, conducting systematic review searches, Animal Welfare Act compliance searches, instructional design & tutorial development
· Familiarity or training in topics related to data analysis or data visualization
· Familiarity with journal and article metrics
· Experience with EndNote or Zotero
· Professional experience in a health care/biomedical environment
· Experience or familiarity with research and academic publishing
· Familiarity with the principles of evidence-based medicine

To Apply: Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php with Job ID 28490. A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV are required. Preference for applications received by December 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Other Information:
The J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library serves the University of Missouri Health System, a comprehensive academic health center that includes MU School of Medicine, MU Sinclair School of Nursing, MU School of Health Professions, and MU Health Care, with a workforce of over 8000 people.

It is part of a campus library system known collectively as MU Libraries. The MU Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), and the statewide MOBIUS consortium. The Health Sciences Library is one of 7 regional libraries in the Midcontinental Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

In the recently released strategic plan, Flagship for the Future, The University of Missouri set ambitious goals for enhancing its research enterprise, including opening a Translational Precision Medicine Center in 2021, developing a comprehensive research growth plan for the academic medical center, and doubling research and industry funding and recruiting 300 new research faculty campuswide by 2023.

MU Health Care consistently receives recognition as a leader in providing high-quality health care services. In 2014, MU Health Care was ranked among the top hospitals in the state by U.S. News and World Report, and eight adult specialties were recognized as “high performing”.

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 is 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 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.

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:
· J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library – http://library.muhealth.org
· University Libraries – http://library.missouri.edu/
· University of Missouri – http://missouri.edu/
· Columbia Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/

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.

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.

Job posted 11/14/2018

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Adult Services Paraprofessional, St. Charles City-County Library District, St. Charles, MO

The St. Charles City-County Library District is a dynamic place to visit…and to work!

We are seeking a part time Adult Services Paraprofessional to work at our Kathryn Linnemann Branch. If you enjoy working with diverse customers and amazing customer service is your passion, this is an opportunity for you.

In this position, you will assist the customers with general information inquires as well as develop and present engaging programs/services and provide technology help.

Skills needed for this job:

● Ability to plan and present programs for adults

● Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

● Strong technology skills and ability to use library applications on mobile devices

● Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a fast pace environment

● Flexibility and forward thinking

● Bachelor’s degree or related experience required

Full job description: Adult Services Paraprofessional

Schedule: Mon. 9:00am-5:00pm, Tues. 9:00am-5:00pm, Wed. 10:00am-5:00pm and every other Sun. 1:00pm-5:00pm

Part time employees enjoy a partial benefit package that includes paid time off and a Deferred Compensation plan with employer match. Starting rate is $17.01 per hour

For immediate consideration, please send application materials, including the SCCCL Application to HR@stchlibrary.org or mail materials to SCCCL HR Department, PO Box 529, St. Peters, MO 63376 by the deadline of Monday, November 19, 2018.

The St. Charles City-County Library is committed to diversity and inclusion. The Library provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.
11/9/18-11/19/18

Job posted 11/9/2018

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Adult Services Paraprofessional-Genealogy, St. Charles City-County Library District, St. Charles, MO

The St. Charles City-County Library District is a dynamic place to visit…and to work!

We are seeking a part time Adult Services Paraprofessional to work at our Kathryn Linnemann Branch. If you enjoy genealogy and amazing customer service is your passion, this is an opportunity for you.

In this position, you will assist the customers with general information inquires as well as develop and present engaging programs and provide technology help. This particular position will also assist in the area of Local History and Genealogy helping customers of all ages to research local and personal histories utilizing print, microfilm and electronic resources.

Skills needed for this job:

● Ability to plan and present programs for adults

● Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

● Strong technology skills and ability to use library applications on mobile devices

● Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a fast pace environment

● Previous experience in genealogy or local history/archives a plus

● Bachelor’s degree or related experience required

Full job description: Adult Services Paraprofessional

Schedule: Mon. 9:00am-5:00pm, Tues. 9:00am-5:00pm, Thur. 1:00pm-8:00pm and every other Sun. 1:00pm-5:00pm

Part time employees enjoy a partial benefit package that includes paid time off and a Deferred Compensation plan with employer match. Starting rate is $17.01 per hour

For immediate consideration, please send application materials, including the SCCCL Application to HR@stchlibrary.org or mail materials to SCCCL HR Department, PO Box 529, St. Peters, MO 63376 by the deadline of Monday, November 19, 2018.

The St. Charles City-County Library is committed to diversity and inclusion. The Library provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.
11/9/18-11/19/18

Job posted 11/9/2018

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Librarian I/II, Tipton Correctional Center, Tipton, MO
The Missouri Department of Corrections is looking for exceptional Librarians to join our team.
The Missouri Department of Corrections operates libraries within each of their facilities. The position requires comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of library science. The librarian plans, directs library services and all related institutional operations of library programs within Departmental guidelines. This position is responsible for the daily operation of the library programs duties include collection development, budgeting, inventory and maintaining library records, supervision and training of offenders. The ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, offenders and external customers to ensure necessary information is accurately conveyed to accomplish desired outcomes is essential. Performs other related work as assigned.

Positions are currently available at:
Tipton Correctional Center
619 North Osage Avenue
Tipton, MO 65081

Base Salary:
Librarian I – $1,274.00/bi-monthly
Librarian II – $1,434.00/bi-monthly

Education Requirement:
Librarian I: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Library Science, OR Four or more years of experience as an assistant in a library which involved the cataloging, indexing, classifying, issuing, and care of books and related materials.
Librarian II: One or more years of experience as a Librarian I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; OR A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science; OR A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Library Science; AND One or more years of professional experience involving the application of standard library techniques.
Complete an online application at www.ease.mo.gov and then download a copy of the DOC application at https://doc.mo.gov/sites/doc/files/2018-05/931-1419.pdf . Once completed, the DOC paper application should be mailed to the DOC Central Hiring Unit at 117 Commerce Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109; via email to doc.employment@doc.mo.gov ; or sent by fax to 573-526-7666. Please make sure to list the Job Position/Title and county(ies) interested found on the MO Careers site. Please include a copy of your transcripts if claiming college coursework. If you are claiming Veterans’ Preference, or Parental Preference points, please submit a copy of your DD-214 (showing type of discharge) and/or your NGB-22 with your DOC paper application. Materials must be postmarked or received in our office by the closing date to be considered.

Other helpful links: Missouri Careers: https://mocareers.mo.gov/ Full Job description – Librarian I/II: http://oa.mo.gov/personnel/classification-specifications Benefits, Policies and Related Information: http://oa.mo.gov/personnel/resources-state-employees

For more information contact:
Kimberly Bresnahan, Library Services Coordinator
Missouri Department of Corrections
Division of Offender Rehabilitative Services
573.526.6540 (phone)
kimberly.bresnahan@doc.mo.gov

Job posted 11/9/2018

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Acquisitions & Electronic Resources Librarian, Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

The Curtis Laws Wilson Library of the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the position of Acquisitions & Electronic Resources Librarian.

Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Acquisitions & Electronic Resources Librarian will be responsible for maintenance and acquisition of electronic resources and will oversee the purchase of physical materials. The librarian will manage the library’s electronic discovery tool, link resolver, knowledge base, EZproxy server, and usage statistics products, and will generate usage and budgetary reports to support collection development decisions. The librarian will actively collaborate with other library staff and participate on local and University of Missouri System library committees.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out. Rolla, a community of 19,000, enjoys an excellent educational system, competitive cost-of-living, and abundant recreational opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Leads Acquisitions department, including supervising two acquisitions staff
  • Acts as liaison with vendors and University of Missouri Library Consortial Resources office for purchasing, renewing, and licensing of resources
  • Manages library’s electronic discovery tool, knowledgebases, and usage statistics products
  • Maintains and updates EZproxy server
  • Oversees OCLC knowledgebase with journal holdings and interlibrary loan rules. Prepares quarterly electronic holdings files and a yearly embargoed titles list for Interlibrary Loan’s RAPID program
  • Gathers pricing information for potential database or online journal purchases and orchestrates demos of services/products with vendors
  • Works with selectors on collection maintenance
  • Gathers, compiles, and analyzes data for yearly portfolio review
  • Uses PeopleSoft and Innovative Sierra catalog to create and update reports and to project expenditures
  • Works on streaming video purchases and locally digitized files; clears copyright/licensing for owned materials so we may digitize them for streaming

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience maintaining and supporting electronic resources in an academic library setting
  • Experience with Innovative Interfaces Incorporated products
  • Experience with EZproxy
  • Experience with link resolvers, knowledgebases, usage statistics tools, and discovery tools (e.g., Summon)
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in electronic resources and licensing
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in acquisitions and collection development
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills and the ability to perform effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Successful and creative management of staff and operations
  • Ability to work effectively with scholars and university partners

Required documents

Applicant is required to submit a current resume/CV and cover letter.

To apply: apply at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ with Job ID 28399. Please submit a cover letter, a current resume/CV, and names and contact information for at least three professional references. The position closes on December 19, 2018.

Job posted 11/8/2018

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Paraprofessionals, St. Charles City-County Library District, St. Charles, MO

Temporary Employment

Paraprofessionals
Up to 28 hours per week

The Library is looking for individuals who prefer to work as substitutes for regular library employees. Assignments
will vary between adult services and youth services and will span morning, evening, and weekend shifts. Substitute
employees may work up to 28 hours per week and can enjoy working in multiple branches throughout the County.

As a Paraprofessional, you will work under the supervision of a librarian in the public service area helping customers
with basic reference questions, readers’ advisory, placing reserves on materials, and offering assistance with library
technology. Assignments may also include planning and presenting programs for adults, teens, and children.
If amazing customer service and commitment to lifelong learning are your passions, this is an opportunity for you!

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of library operations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact pleasantly with customers and staff
  • Ability to use library technology and assist others with e-readers and mobile devices
  • Ability to use and assist others with a variety of software packages, including Microsoft and Google
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a rapidly changing environment

Schedule:

Initial training takes place at a time that is mutually convenient for you and the Branch Manager.
Upon successful completion of the initial training period, you can work at any of our 12 branches and take shifts that
fit into your personal schedule.
Hourly wage is $17.01.
For immediate consideration, please send application materials, including the SCCCL Application to
HR@stchlibrary.org or mail materials to SCCCL HR Department, PO Box 529, St. Peters, MO 63376 by the
deadline of Monday, November 12, 2018.

The St. Charles City-County Library is committed to diversity and inclusion. The Library provides equal employment
opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual
orientation, age, disability, or military status.
11/2/2018-11/12/2018

Job posted 11/3/2018

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Adult Services Paraprofessional, St. Charles City-County Library District, St. Charles, MO

Employment Opportunity

Adult Services Paraprofessional
Approx. 20.5 hours per week

The St. Charles City-County Library District is a dynamic place to visit…and to work!
We have an immediate need for a Paraprofessional to join our Spencer Road Branch and Augusta Branch. As a Paraprofessional you will assist adult customers with basic reference inquiries, placing reserves on materials in the district and with interlibrary loan, readers’ advisory, and library technology. Paraprofessionals develop and present engaging classes and events, as well as merchandise the collection through the creation of attractive and relevant displays and attend community events to promote the library.
If amazing customer service and commitment to lifelong learning are your passions, this is an opportunity for you!

Requirements:
 General knowledge of Library operations
 Strong verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to use library technology and assist others with e-readers and mobile devices
 Ability to use and assist others with a variety of software packages, including Microsoft and Google
 Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a rapidly changing environment
 Experience developing and presenting classes and events for adults

Full job description: Adult Services Paraprofessional

Schedule:
Augusta Branch: Mon. 4:00pm-8:00pm
Spencer Road Branch: Wed. 5:00pm-9:00pm, Thurs. 1:00pm-9:00pm, and Sun. 1:00pm-5:00pm with Sat. 8:30am-6:00pm on a rotation

Part time employees enjoy a partial benefit package that includes paid time off and a Deferred Compensation Plan with employer match. Starting rate is $17.01 per hour.
For immediate consideration, please send application materials, including the SCCCL Application to HR@stchlibrary.org or mail materials to SCCCL HR Department, PO Box 529, St. Peters, MO 63376 by the deadline of Monday, November 12, 2018.

The St. Charles City-County Library is committed to diversity and inclusion. The Library provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.
11/2/18-11/12/18

Job posted 11/3/2018

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

The University of Missouri Libraries have an immediate opening for a Technical Services Librarian to oversee the cataloging work of all staff, either directly or indirectly, in the creation and maintenance of high quality bibliographic catalog records for all library resources.
Specific duties include:

  • Provide access to library materials through descriptive metadata, subject analysis and classification along with retrospective conversion, holdings work, and related authority work according to established standards and procedures.
  • Oversee and provide leadership to all staff in the Cataloging unit maintaining the integrity of the online catalog.
  • Develop procedures, set priorities, assign work activities, and monitor workflow of the unit.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate staff. Ensure that personnel policies of the Libraries, MU, and UM are correctly and consistently carried out.
  • Ensure that staff have access to ongoing training and staff development opportunities.
  • Oversee all work related to the transfer and/or withdrawal of physical materials according to established procedures.
  • Participate in planning, including developing unit, departmental, and project goals, priorities, and procedures in the Acquisitions, Collections, and Technical Services (ACTS) division.
  • Provide statistical and activities reports as required by Administration for third parties such as ACRL, ALA, and ARL.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This position will be hired at the appropriate rank of Librarian I or Librarian II, according to the qualifications of the final candidate. For information regarding title and rank, please review the MU Libraries’ Librarian and Archivist Governance Document found at http://library.missouri.edu/staff/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/02/Governance-Document_rev2014.pdf.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree from an ALA accredited program in Library/Information Science, or its equivalent.
  • Skills in oral and written communication, project management, and interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to work collegially and effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Self motivation, willingness and ability to learn and accurately perform complex tasks following established rules, standards, and procedures.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and provide leadership for staff at all levels, including the ability to engage staff in a continual process of change and improvement.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of national cataloging standards, the principal tools and systems used to create bibliographic records, and current trends in the application of technology to the cataloging process.
  • Strong service orientation and an awareness of end-user needs as they affect cataloging policies and procedures.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and the potential to be successful and effective in a complex, rapidly changing organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in bibliographic control in an academic or research library.
  • Experience in originally cataloging various formats of physical materials.
  • NACO trained and experienced in authority work.

To Apply: Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php with Job ID 26906. A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV are required. Preference for applications received by December 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Other Information: 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 is 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:
University Libraries – http://library.missouri.edu/
University of Missouri – http://missouri.edu/
Columbia Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/
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.
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.

Job posted 10/31/2018

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

Research Services Assistant

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 send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to the following on-line application link:
http://apptrkr.com/1324655

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.
Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the University, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Job posted 10/30/2018

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Assistant Library Director, Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, Jonesboro, AR

Assistant Library Director Job Opening

The Craighead Co. Jonesboro Public Library in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for an Assistant Library Director to help lead and support our fun and creative staff of more than sixty employees as we embark on some new and exciting projects. Located an hour northwest of Memphis, TN in the northeast corner of Arkansas, we serve a growing population of over 130,000 with our main facility in Jonesboro, and seven smaller branches spread throughout two counties. Some responsibilities would include assisting with any special projects, overseeing our branch services, serving as a liaison to our Friends of the Library support group, and updating and revising policies and procedures as necessary. We are a very collaborative minded group and are looking for an individual with a similar mindset.

Candidates should have a Master’s degree in Library Science as well as a minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity. The starting salary will be between $55,000 and $60,000 depending upon experience. We also offer a generous benefits package including 100% employer paid health and dental insurance premiums for each fulltime employee. For a detailed job description, please visit: https://www.libraryinjonesboro.org/employment-opportunities

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and list of references to Jordan Wilson, Assistant Business Manager, at jwilson@libraryinjonesboro.org or mailed to 315 West Oak Avenue, Jonesboro, AR 72401. This job will remain open until we find the right person.

Job Title: Assistant Director
Department: Administration
Reports to: Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared By: David Eckert and Phyllis Burkett
Prepared Date: August 2010
Revised By: Morgan Sallee
Revision Date: August 2018

SUMMARY

This position provides leadership and support throughout the organization ensuring excellent service to all library patrons and staff. Responsibilities include assisting the Director in overseeing all operations of the departments of the main library and branch libraries, human resource compliancy issues and practices, and personnel management. The Assistant Director serves as the library’s liaison to the 7 branch libraries, the Poinsett County Library Boards, and the Friends of the Library.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Customer Service

  • Lead and promote excellent customer service to all library customers and staff.
  • Represent the library and establish relations with outside vendors.
  • Maintain employee and patron confidentiality according to state and federal laws.

Supervision and Leadership

  • Assist the Director in overseeing all aspects of the main library and branch locations. Take responsibility for all aspects of the library in the absence of the Director.
  • Ensure excellent interdepartmental cooperation and coordination.
  • Regularly draft and update policies, procedures, job descriptions, and any other documents as needed. Communicate any changes and ensure they are being followed correctly.
  • Hold monthly branch meetings and regularly work closely with the 7 branch libraries and the Poinsett County Library Board to ensure communication and coordination between all 8 locations.
  • Act as the liaison to the Friends of the Library to enhance communication between the library and the FOL. Provide advice as the library representative, assist them when appropriate with their operations, and provide marketing materials and other resources as needed.
  • Represent the Library through leadership in community organizations.
  • Commitment to professional growth and development including professional organizations at the state and national levels.
  • Work on future planning for library services by acquiring knowledge of trends in service opportunities

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Finances

  • Assist the Director and the Business Manager in preparing budgets and necessary supporting documentation for the CCJPL and CRRL Boards.

Personnel

  • Work with the Director and department managers in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating employees.
  • Ensure the library is compliant with local, state, and/or national laws with regards to all applicable Human Resource issues including record keeping, employment practices, and benefits.
  • Assist the Director in planning for future workforce needs.

Collection Development and Maintenance

  • Ensure appropriate standards of collection maintenance are upheld.

Marketing and Public Relations

  • Represent and promote the library at community events.

Library Management Team

  • Act as a member of the Library Management Team. Direct the team in the absence of the Director. This team has the responsibility of ensuring interdepartmental communication; assisting in the development, implementation, and evaluation of current practices; and making recommendations for short and long term planning.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervise all library employees. On a daily basis, supervise all department managers and branch librarians. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include assisting with interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing and resolving issues that arise.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from a college or university with an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of three years’ library experience in a supervisory capacity.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating manuals, financial reports, applicable laws, various publications, and procedure/policy guidelines. Ability to write routine procedure guidelines, reports, and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively to other library employees, volunteers, and interns; the general public; the media; library board members; Friends of the Library; outside vendors; and library patrons. Ability to speak effectively before groups of library employees, library board members, vendors, and the public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to understand and apply basic math principles as applicable to this position. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, and taxes.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in various situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Driver’s License

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk, bend, stoop, reach with hands and/or arms, and use hands and fingers to handle items. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, climb, and balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 5 pounds; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands of this position may require the employee to operate a vehicle. An employee under the influence constitutes a threat to health or safety. This position is considered a safety sensitive position for the purpose of the Medical Marijuana Law.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job posted 10/28/2018

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Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, Archives, and Digital Services, University of Missouri Libraries, Columbia, MO

Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, Archives, and Digital Services

The University of Missouri Libraries (Columbia, MO) seek an Associate University Librarian (AUL) for the Division of Special Collections, Archives, and Digital Services.  Reporting to the Vice Provost for University Libraries (University Librarian), this position provides dynamic leadership and strategic vision to special collections, archives, and digital services at the University of Missouri.  The AUL is responsible for creating local and regional partnerships, building capacity for the Division through grants and fundraising, and directing the operations of the Division in a wide variety of functional areas, including collection development, processing, digitization, and public services.

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.

Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and strategic direction for the Division’s three departments (Special Collections and Rare Books, University Archives, and Digital Services) and its staff of 10 employees, including three full-time librarians, two full-time archivists, three full-time staff members, and several part-time employees, including graduate assistants and other student assistants. This includes establishing goals and objectives, setting priorities, long-term planning, resource allocation, personnel and operations evaluation, professional development of staff, and general administration.
Provide leadership for grant writing, fundraising and development activities, including proactively cultivating relationships with donors and seeking out gifts and other external support in cooperation with the Libraries’ Director of Development.
Promote student, faculty, and researcher engagement with the collections through instruction and research services.
Foster partnerships and projects with other library, campus, and extramural partners.
Serve as a member of the Libraries’ management team, participating in library-wide policy decisions and planning.
Serve on library, campus, and professional committees.
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/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/02/Governance-Document_rev2014.pdf.

Required Qualifications:
M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent or an advanced degree in a supporting discipline.
Strong knowledge of book history, archival administration, and current and emerging trends in special collections, archives, and digital services including collection development, digital preservation, and book conservation.
Demonstrated experience in digital projects.
At least six years of progressively responsible special collections experience, including experience working with rare books, and at least two years supervisory experience.
Record of successful grants and/or donor relationships.
Excellent outreach and communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional advanced degree in relevant field of study.
Language skills in non-English language(s).
Experience in an ARL or other large research library.

Experience working with library donors, large gifts, and with University Advancement.

Demonstrated understanding of issues and trends in digitization, local digital repositories and aggregated digital collections in repositories such as the HathiTrust and DPLA.
Compensation:  Salary will be commensurate with rank.  Negotiable from $85,000.

To Apply:  Apply online at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic with Job ID 27693.  A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV are required.  Preference for applications received by December 1st.  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, Based on quality of teaching, research and scholarship, MU is one of only 60 public and private U.S. universities invited to membership in the prestigious 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 19 colleges and schools and is one of only six public universities nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus.

Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with more than 30,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 100 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 $248 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: For more information on the MU Libraries, the University, and Columbia, please visit the following:
”    Special Collections and Rare Books – http://library.missouri.edu/specialcollections/
”    University Archives – http://muarchives.missouri.edu/
”    University Libraries – http://library.missouri.edu/
”    University of Missouri – http://missouri.edu/
”    Columbia Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/

Job posted 9/24/2018

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