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Information Technology Director - Newberry Library

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 2:34pm

Reporting to the Information Technology Director, the Support Technician is an entry level position assisting in desktop support, computer deployment and audio-visual operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Installation and maintenance of computers, printers, and network devices
  • Desktop and network support of end users
  • Maintenance and support of audio-visual equipment
  • All other tasks or activities needed for the achievement of departmental goals

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2010
  • Knowledge of Windows networking
  • Hands on experience with computer support and AV hardware
  • Creative problem solving, strong documentation, and clear communication skills
  • Experience with academic or cultural institutions preferred
  • Physical strength, mobility, and endurance required for equipment installation and maintenance; ability to lift 40 pounds

Schedule:  

Full-time, 35 hours per week as department requires; Non-exempt position.

Compensation:  

$18.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits:     

First year – health, dental, vision and group life insurance, ten vacation days, two personal days and paid holidays.  After one year of service – fifteen vacations days, long-term disability, long-term care, and  retirement plan available.
 
Date Posted:  October 13, 2017 

Date Available:  Immediately

Interested candidates should

Please visit our Website.

THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Librarian, Call-in - Illinois Valley Community College

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:11pm

Illinois Valley Community College has an opening for a Librarian, Call-in. The salary range for this position is $25 per hour

Job Summary:

On a call-in basis, provide full-range of reference services and information counseling along with one-on-one and group instruction to faculty, staff, and students in the use of traditional and online information sources.

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in an ALA accredited Library Science program; experience working in a library or similar environment; demonstrated proficiency using a variety of online information products and application software and library automation systems; and strong organizational and customer service skills required. Availability for evening shifts may be needed. Position will remain open until filled.

Please apply online.
 

Library Technician II Technical Services - Illinois Valley Community College

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:08pm

Illinois Valley Community College has an opening for a part-time Library Technician II in Technical Services. 

Salary Range: Level 7, Non-exempt, $13.13 to $17.49 per hour, Part-Time

Position Summary:

Provide access to library information resources and provide service to the IVCC community. Perform circulation activities including registering borrowers, charging materials to user records, receiving returned materials, renewing materials, and circulating reserve items along with responding to basic reference questions and directional questions about the facilities, policies and procedures of Jacobs Library.

Maintains piece-level record keeping system for library collections; performs basic copy cataloging; prepares new materials for circulation; maintains catalog records for electronic resources; repairs library items; prepares materials for special collections; performs catalog record cleanup; places and tracks new library materials orders and then receives and processes new materials.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree; proficiency using a variety of online information products and application software including Microsoft Office; excellent customer service and organizational skills with ability to maintain accurate, detailed records; experience working in a library setting or similar environment; financial recordkeeping experience; and ability to lift up to 30 pounds in order to handle boxes of books and heavy carts required. Cataloging coursework or experience preferred.

Open until position filled; however, please submit application materials by Sunday, October 29, 2017 to ensure full consideration.

Library Technician II - Public Services (search extended) - Illinois Valley Community College

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:06pm

Illinois Valley Community College has an opening for a part-time Library Technician II. 

Salary Range: Level 7, Non-exempt, $13.13 to $17.49 per hour, Part-Time

Position Summary:

Provide support in library instruction and departmental assessment. Provides service to the IVCC community. You will process interlibrary loan materials and perform circulation activities including registering borrowers, charging materials to user records, receiving returned materials, renewing materials, and circulating reserve items along with responding to basic reference questions and directional questions about the facilities, policies and procedures of Jacobs Library.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree; competency in web based applications and Microsoft Office Suite; excellent customer service and organizational skills with ability to maintain accurate, detailed records; library experience or understanding of library concepts; and ability to lift up to 30 pounds in order to handle boxes of books and heavy carts required.

Open until position filled; however, please submit application materials by Sunday, October 29, 2017 to ensure full consideration.

Resource Sharing Committee webinar: "New Tools in Resource Sharing: Keeping Up with the Changes"

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:04pm

Please join the CARLI Resource Sharing Committee for a live webinar on Thursday, November 9th, from 10:30-11:15am.

Description:
The evolution of academic publishing and scholarly communication is providing interlibrary loan practitioners with new sources for connecting users with the published forms of information they need. The wide variety of these sources presents challenges in discovery, referral, and other areas. Drawing on the presenter’s experience in a high-volume interlibrary loan operation at a medical library, this discussion will review a selection of these new sources and address some of the relevant issues involved. Sources to be discussed include gold and green open access material, digital libraries containing scanned public domain literature, institutional repositories, and social media sites for sharing academic literature.

Presenter:
Kevin O'Brien is head of the UIC Library of the Health Sciences Access to Resources Department and holds the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. He has many years of experience in the academic medical interlibrary loan world and is the convenor of the Medical Library Association Resource Sharing Special Interest Group. He recently published an article titled, “Large scale book and journal digitization projects and interlibrary loan service: opening the discussion” in the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, and Electronic Reserves.

Registration:
To register, please click on the "Register" tab above.

This webinar will be recorded and posted to the CARLI website.

Connection information for the webinar will be emailed to registered attendees a few days before the webinar.

  • Audio for the webinar will be via Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) only.
  • All attendees will be able to ask questions of the presenters via a chat function within the software.
  • The most important part of the audio set up wizard is to ensure you can hear the audio.
  • Attendee microphones will not be used for this webinar.
  • The CARLI Office has created a webpage containing information on how to connect to CARLI webinars:Participating in a CARLI Webinar with Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro

Circulation Coordinator (Part-Time) - North Park University

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 3:34pm

North Park University is seeking a part-time circulation coordinator to assist our Head of Circulation and Communication. The Circulation Coordinator oversees the access of patrons and materials for Brandel Library. This position trains and supervises the team of student workers who staff the Circulation and Check-In desks. The Circulation Coordinator will be available to help when Brandel patrons have questions that can’t be answered by the student staff and will ensure a scholarly atmosphere within Brandel Library. This position works closely with the Head of Circulation and Communications to manage the Circulation department and library facilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student workers in the library and manage circulation policy documentation WIKI
  • Manage administrative tasks of the department including scheduling using WhenIWork, approving timecards, circulation reports, and library guest access
  • Report any issues including printers, vending machines, and physical maintenance to on campus and off campus support
  • Enforces library policies to assist in patron needs and support the students working in the department ensuring the best quality service for the North Park community

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with university students; Academic library experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to master evolving computer software and upgrade workflows as technology changes
  • Strong interest in working in an academic library
  • Ability to lift and move books and ability to push a full book cart
  • Personal commitment to North Park’s mission of Christian higher education
  • Brandel Libraries Core Values: Community, Creativity, Effectiveness, Curiosity

For more information and application instructions see North Park employment opportunities.

Library Assistant I (Serials/Interlibrary Loan) - Harper College

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:10am

Harper College is currently seeking applicants for the Library Assistant I (Serials/Interlibrary Loan) position. The successful candidate will maintain periodicals and continuations including recording, distribution, shelving and claiming missing issues and will process interlibrary loan requests that arise during shift. Using cooperative databases such as I-Share, Ariel, and OCLC, you will verify, interpret, and correct as needed bibliographic information concerning interlibrary loan requests.  You will also examine requests for possible copyright violations and notifies supervisor of any problems.

Requirements include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.  15 semester hours of college library science preferred.
  • At least one year library experience with direct experience using a library database system 
  • Familiarity with OCLC preferred

To learn more about this position and apply, visit the Harper College web site.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Library Assistant 1 - Harper College

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 8:58am

Harper College is currently seeking applicants for the Library Assistant I position. The successful candidate will provide public service within the Circulation Department, including registering students, staff, and community borrowers; updating borrowing status of patrons; collecting fines and fees for lost, damaged and overdue materials; and receiving, processing and assisting in the maintenance of reserve materials for faculty. You will serve as a Team Leader for the evening staff to help resolve patron conflicts and make the final decision in solving problems when necessary. You will also be the primary communication link with the Supervisor to keep the Supervisor informed about issues, concerns, or questions that arise during shift.

Requirements include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.  Some college preferred.  
  • Library Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate preferred
  • At least one year library circulation experience preferred 
  • Customer service experience preferred. 
  • PC experience required

To learn more about this position and apply, visit the Harper College web site.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Instructor and Undergraduate Experience Librarian - University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:37am

The UIC Library seeks an enterprising, forward-thinking, and service-oriented librarian to enrich the student experience and provide new opportunities for the Library to engage with the undergraduate community and to participate in the reference and instruction programs. This is an instructor (non tenure track faculty) position in the Research Services & Resources (RSR) Department in the Richard J. Daley Library.

Working collaboratively with library faculty and staff and other campus partners, the Undergraduate Experience Librarian will initiate, coordinate, and assess services focused on engaging and supporting undergraduates. This position provides opportunities for innovation, exploration, and professional growth in creating scalable information literacy programming, outreach activities, and assessment efforts for the improvement of the undergraduate experience.

The Department:

Research Services & Resources (RSR) is responsible for providing excellent reference and instruction service and building distinguished collections in a user-centered environment. The Undergraduate Engagement Librarian reports to the RSR Librarian. The department consists of 10.8 FTE faculty members, two civil service staff, and a number of graduate student employees.

Duties:

  • Lead library outreach efforts for a diverse and multicultural undergraduate community in collaboration with library staff and relevant campus partners invested in student success, with emphasis on key transitions from high school, community college, and university transfers to UIC.
  • Participate in providing research assistance and information services in person, by appointment and virtually through e mail and instant messaging.
  • Design and present library instruction in the classroom as part of the course-integrated instruction program, with emphasis on first-year programs.
  • Integrate elements focused on undergraduate student retention, progression, and graduation rates into other library services and develop methods to measure and assess Library impact in these areas.
  • Contribute to and participate in the overall mission of the library.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school program.
  • Two years of professional experience in an academic or public library.
  • Experience with outreach to campus or community groups relevant to any professional, civic, or social capacity.
  • Evidence of strong interest in and understanding of emerging trends in library engagement with undergraduate student success.
  • Outstanding customer service skills devoted to improving the user experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and collaborate effectively with colleagues, staff, and users at all levels and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work a schedule including evening and weekend hours.

SALARY/CONTRACT:

Salary commensurate with experience; the minimum salary for a full-time twelve-month appointment is $51,333.  Benefits for a twelve month appointment include 24 days vacation; 12 days annual sick leave with additional disability benefits; 11 paid holidays; medical insurance (contribution based on annual salary; coverage for dependents may be purchased); two dental plans available; life insurance paid for by the State; participation in one of the retirement options of the State Universities Retirement System compulsory (8% of salary is withheld and is tax exempt until withdrawal); no Social Security coverage, but Medicare payment is required. This appointment is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois and UIC United Faculty Local 6456, IFT-AFT, AAUP.

For fullest consideration, apply by October 17, 2017 with cover letter, supporting resume, and name and address of at least three references. The position close date is October 31, 2017. 

Candidate’s cover letter should address how multicultural issues have been or will be integrated in teaching and service.

All applicants must submit an online application through jobs.uic.edu

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

Assistant Professor & Reference and Liaison Librarian (Liaison to Area Studies; Anthropology; Criminology, Law and Justice; History; Political Science) - University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 3:21pm

The University Library of the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Research Services and Resources (RSR) Department of the Richard J. Daley Library. Under the direction of the RSR Librarian, the Reference and Liaison Librarian will be the Library’s primary point of contact with approximately 100 faculty members and all students in eight social sciences departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Liaisons advocate for the needs of their academic unit(s), which includes developing relevant Library collections, designing curriculum-integrated instruction, and supporting faculty research through innovative services. As a member of the RSR department, the successful candidate will also support general reference and instruction programming for first-year student success across disciplines.

UIC librarians have faculty status and are expected to conduct and publish research and be active in professional organizations.

Duties as liaison to assigned departments or colleges include:

  • Advocate for the research and curricular needs of faculty, students, and staff in assigned academic units
  • Design instruction and provide curricular support for targeted courses in each unit
  • Conduct one-on-one research consultations
  • Develop and manage collections in assigned areas, including data sets
  • Promote the library’s initiatives in research data management and scholarly communication
  • Participate in outreach to both the UIC campus and the community about the Library’s services, resources and programs

General reference and instruction duties include:

  • Research support and information services in person and virtually
  • Course-integrated instruction and general workshops
  • Development of online instructional materials (e.g. tutorials, research guides, integrating library services into Blackboard)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Two years of professional academic library experience
  • Collections development experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with diverse users
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to working cooperatively and collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals
  • Ability to vigorously promote Library services and resources
  • Ability to work effectively in a changing information environment
  • Evidence of good judgment, self-motivation, and customer service orientation
  • Ability to meet university standards for research, publication and professional service commensurate with tenure

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in a social science discipline

SALARY/CONTRACT:

Salary commensurate with experience; the minimum salary for a full-time twelve-month appointment is $51,333.  Benefits for a twelve month appointment include 24 days vacation; 12 days annual sick leave with additional disability benefits; 11 paid holidays; medical insurance (contribution based on annual salary; coverage for dependents may be purchased); two dental plans available; life insurance paid for by the State; participation in one of the retirement options of the State Universities Retirement System compulsory (8% of salary is withheld and is tax exempt until withdrawal); no Social Security coverage, but Medicare payment is required. This appointment is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois and UIC United Faculty Local 6456, IFT-AFT, AAUP.

For fullest consideration, apply by October 26, 2017 with cover letter, supporting resume, and name and address of at least three references. The position close date is November 10, 2017.

All applicants must submit an online application.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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