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Library Application Support Consultant - CARLI

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:25pm

The System Office seeks a Library Application Support Consultant to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of library processes and services among the members of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). CARLI is a consortium of 134 libraries in Illinois which collectively provide services to 92% of the students enrolled in higher education in the state. The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for consortium members as they seek, access, and use CARLI services. Additional responsibilities include:

Duties:

  1. Work as a member of the System Services group to provide reliable and cost-effective support for CARLI-supported systems that enable statewide sharing of library materials and access to electronic resources for CARLI member libraries. Perform ongoing operating tasks that maintain system functionality, data quality, and security including implementation, technical support, and ongoing upgrades to systems.
  2. Work with CARLI management, staff, and CARLI committees to evaluate, document, and define needs and improvements for CARLI systems, services, and workflows. Research new tools, techniques, and technologies to improve the efficiency of CARLI and the member libraries, to solve specific problems and/or address the changing needs of CARLI libraries. Advise CARLI management, via oral or written reports, on the advisability of and options for adopting such tools, techniques, and technologies.
  3. Analyze and refine requirements for enhancements and extensions to CARLI’s library systems. Design solutions that provide integrated, efficient, and robust functionality. Create detailed software development specifications for complex systems and processes. Test and implement solutions.
  4. Document his/her work and cross-train other CARLI staff as needed. As appropriate, participate in developing and presenting member library staff training and tutorials.
  5. Maintain up-to-date professional knowledge and skills in areas related to primary job assignment as well as maintaining general knowledge of current trends in academic libraries, information and educational technology, and higher education. As appropriate, represent the consortium on external professional association committees and groups.
  6. Oversee technical compliance with University and departmental policies and standards with respect to the implementation of new technologies and systems.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned appropriate for a Library Application Support Consultant.

Qualifications:

Candidates must possess a master's degree from an ALA-accredited library/information science program with a minimum of two years of post-MLS experience in a library or library-related organization in a position with responsibilities that include using and/or supporting integrated library systems and/or library services platforms.  Other requirements include: in-depth knowledge of development, customization, and/or maintenance of library management systems; in-depth knowledge of the MARC and MFHD data formats and experience using MARC manipulation tools (e.g., MarcEdit) and reporting; experience with web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and systems integration (API, JSON, Web services). Experience with XML/XSLT and Linux; able to demonstrate proficiency programming or scripting in one or more object-oriented programming languages (e.g., PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, C++, Java); demonstrated knowledge and experience with relational database concepts, reporting, and data modeling; demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative, library-centered, team environment; excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills; independent decision-making ability that reflects good judgment and discretion; and strong creative and problem-solving skills. 

Preferred qualifications :

Degree concentration in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field; experience in using and supporting the following types of library services and systems: link resolvers, digital object management systems, institutional repository management systems, and discovery services; experience working in a consortial library resource sharing environment; experience with implementing library management systems and migrating data; experience or training with BIBFRAME and Linked Data, Dublin Core, and other existing/emerging data exchange protocols, standards, and formats; experience working in library technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, serials) and/or access services/interlibrary loan services in an academic library environment; experience with integrating a wide variety of third-party applications with library information systems; understanding of authentication and authorization technologies common to libraries including Shibboleth; experience in project management; experience in preparing documentation; and experience in developing and presenting training programs for library staff. 

This is a full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position. For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application, resume, and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references by April 30, 2018. 

The System Offices conduct 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.

System Human Resource Services: 
(217) 333-2600Call: (217) 333-2600
erhr@uillinois.edu

The system offices is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. The system offices welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Close Date: 04/30/2018

Senior Library Specialist, Technical Services - Governors State University

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:04am

The Senior Library Specialist—Technical Services interprets and applies the library policies as they relate to the Technical Services Department. The position’s key responsibility in Technical Services is cataloging and classifying materials added to or withdrawn from the library’s collection and serials maintenance. Original and copy cataloging are essential duties of the Senior Library Specialist, which require a working knowledge of the system. The position is multifunctional and requires problem solving of materials not already in the database. In addition, further responsibilities of the job require primary maintenance of bibliographic, authority holding, item records, re-cataloging of materials, updating MARC records to Resource, Description, Access (RDA), and checking in and claiming serials. The Senior Library Specialist—Technical Services provides support to library staff members on special projects from the standpoint of weeding, adding to the collection donated items, inventory projects, and public services. Most of the work is performed independently with the responsibility of providing monthly statistics to the Technical Service’s Librarian of accomplished tasks. The Senior Library Specialist—Technical Services provides assistance to faculty, students, and other University Library users by staffing the Public Services desks.

Minimum Qualifications  

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Any combination totaling 2 years (24 months) from the following categories:
    • work experience in a library or equivalent setting
    • college course work in any field as measured by the following conversion table:
      • 30 semester hours equals six months
      • 60 semester hours or an Associate’s degree equals one year
      • 90 semester hours equals eighteen months
      • Bachelor Degree (120 semester hours) equals two years (24 months)
      • A Master’s or higher degree equals four years
        (Note: Only a maximum of 4 years credit for college course work is available.)
  • A total of 2 years (24 months) work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing progressively more responsible work consistent with the next lower level of this series.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting library policies, regulations, and standards.
  • Demonstrated experience in copy and original cataloging, as well as completing record and classification of catalogued materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science with a concentration in Cataloging, Information Technology or Information Science.
  • Work experience in library cataloging and library information services.

Special Instructions to Applicants  

All Civil Service positions at Governors State University require an exam. The exam type for this position is a Credentials Assessment. Applicants are not required to report in person for this exam. You will receive your examination score via email within 2 weeks after the closing date.

This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.

Credentials Assessment Exam Scoring Information:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to provide documentation that verifies that the minimum qualifications of this Civil Service position have been met. The required documents that are submitted in the online application (cover letter, résumé, high school diploma or equivalent, and/or college transcripts, which show the conferred graduation date and earned degree), as well as any included other/optional documents will be reviewed and/or used in the scoring of the Credentials Assessment. These documents must be uploaded.

When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your work experience, including dates of employment, applicable full-time and part-time employment, and specific duties and responsibilities.

Transcripts/High School Diplomas or equivalent/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application. Due to the high volume of applications received, only college transcripts submitted/attached electronically to this posting will be used for the review and the consideration of this vacancy.

If you are a Veteran, you may be eligible to receive Veteran’s Preference Points on a passing examination score, by submitting proof of eligibility to the Department of Human Resources, such as a copy of your DD214/DD215 form (Department of Defense), NGB22 form (National Guard), or Discharge Orders or DD256 Discharge Certificate (Reserves) no later than the closing date on April 2, 2018.

Please attach a list of three professional references.

Apply online here.
 

Library Specialist -- Northeastern Illinois University, Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies location

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:31am

Under the supervision of the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS) Librarian, the function of this position is to provide reference and circulation services, and assist in the management of the library operations at the Ronald Williams Library at CCICS. The employee cooperates with CCICS administration and staff to perform assigned duties and responsibilities.

CCICS is located at 700 E. Oakwood Blvd., Chicago, and is a focal point for the African-American community and provides educational opportunities within a culturally comfortable and easily accessible setting.

Qualifications

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Two years (24 months) of work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing duties comparable of a lower level OR
  • Bachelor Degree (120 semester credit hours) equals two years (24 months) for college course work in any field OR 
  • Any combination of education and experience that totals two years (24 months).

(Each position requires a background check.)

Specialty Factors

Demonstrated work experience (or graduate coursework/training in reference services) to independently provide Reference Services to patrons including instructing the use of bibliographic tools (library catalogs and databases) and the use of reference resources within higher education or a public library setting.

Departmental Preferences

Ability to provide high quality public service to a diverse community of library users

Salary

$15.70 per hour

Hours

Monday through Thursday, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)

Application Deadline

04/27/2018

To apply, visit the NEIU website.

Library Specialist -- Northeastern Illinois University, El Centro location

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:19am

Under the supervision of the El Centro Librarian, the function of this position is to provide reference and circulation services, and assist in the management of the library operations in the Library and Learning Resource Center (LLRC) at El Centro. The employee cooperates with El Centro administration and staff to perform assigned duties and responsibilities. The El Centro campus is located at 3390 N Avondale Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60618.

Qualifications

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Two years (24 months) of work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing duties comparable of a lower level OR
  • Bachelor Degree (120 semester credit hours) equals two years (24 months) for college course work in any field OR
  • Any combination of education and experience that totals two years (24 months).

(Each position requires a background check.)

Specialty Factors

Demonstrated work experience (or graduate coursework/training in reference services) to independently provide Reference Services to patrons including instructing the use of bibliographic tools (library catalogs and databases) and the use of reference resources within higher education or a public library setting.

Departmental Preferences

Ability to provide high quality public service to a diverse community of library users

Salary

$15.70 per hour

Hours

Monday through Thursday, 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Hours may vary depending on departmental needs and may include weekends)

Application Deadline

04/27/2018

To apply, visit the NEIU website

Call for CARLI Board of Directors Election Nominations

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:37pm

CARLI is seeking nominations for candidates to fill seats on the CARLI Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the governing authority of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois.

CARLI Governing Members will elect one Board member from each of three (3) specified constituencies (public universities, community colleges, and private colleges and universities). Candidates receiving the most votes will serve three (3) year terms, July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.

Only the director of a CARLI Governing Member institution is eligible to serve on the Board of Directors. The director is defined as the person who is operationally responsible for the staff, services, and budget of the library, with titles that include, but are not limited to, Director, Dean, Chair, or Head Librarian.

Members of the CARLI community may nominate themselves or others (permission of the nominee is required when nominating others) by filling out the online nomination form

All nominations will be reviewed and a slate of candidates developed by the CARLI Nominating Committee comprising Jeff Douglas (Knox College), Cate Kaufman (Illinois Central College), Michael Lorenzen (Western Illinois University), Anne Craig (CARLI), and Margaret Chambers (CARLI).

The nomination period will close at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

If you have any questions or problems making a nomination, please contact with the subject line: Board Nomination.
 

Principal Orders Assistant - University of Chicago

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:06am

Under the direction of the Supervisor of Library Orders, performs a wide range of library tasks,  primarily maintaining the effective flow and execution of orders placed in the Monographic Orders section in all languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean), including Slavic, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Hebrew for the Regenstein Library and all satellite libraries (except the Law library). 

Responsibilities

  • Assists the Supervisor of Library Orders in organizing and delegating the daily workflow for staff and student assistants (3-5 FTE), including the following functions (30%):
    • Searching and ordering rush, high priority, and patron requested materials, including special collections and archival items.
    • Providing patron notification.
    • Managing pre-order searching in the Library’s online systems.
    • Placing monographic orders.
    • Keying-in bibliographic records.
    • Setting up and referring approval and blanket orders.
    • Processing returns (firm orders and approvals.)
    • Claiming outstanding orders.
  • Organizes and edits incoming order requests, determines vendors, commits prices, and assigns book plates. (20%)
  • Serves as primary contact for high priority, second-hand, and out-of-print orders; performs complex searches for Special Collection materials; and processes course reserve orders and patron requests, including: searching, referral to subject specialists, batching, and ordering requested titles. (15%)
  • Communicates with vendors to resolve outstanding order problems; analyzes and solves complex problems pertaining to orders, claims, and returns. (10%)
  • Provides additional advanced-level support for the Head of Acquisitions Services and the Supervisor of Library Orders, including interpreting/reviewing filters for order/receipt loads and payment, determining materials’ geographical point of origin and/or language, handling cancellations/re-vends, fund review/management, and other duties as assigned. (5%)
  • Provides daily quality control for materials sent to Cataloging and Binding and Shelf-Preparation; helps maintain bibliographer referral room. (5%)
  • Assists with the management of student workers, including hiring, training, approving time records, and performance management. (10% )
  • Assists with maintenance of the Acquisitions intranet pages and provides general computer-related support. (2%) 
  • Assists with training full-time staff. (2%)
  • Other duties as assigned. (1%)

Qualifications

Competencies:

  • Candidates must demonstrate the following competencies: manage interpersonal relationships and interact/communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others; communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; identify priorities; recognize and resolve or refer problems; work effectively with supervision and as a part of a team; the ability to use or learn a range of position-related software applications, including standard software packages, library systems, email, and intranet.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills required. 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities, deal with frequent interruptions, meet deadlines, and manage time efficiently required.
  • Demonstrated ability to sort, identify, and resolve problems quickly and effectively required.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and effective, independent problem-solving and decision-making skills required.
  • Ability to effectively train and teach others required.
  • Ability to manage complex tasks and projects independently required.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in managing tasks to meet changes in procedures, processes, and technology required.

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience:

  • Related library experience, or an equivalent combination of position-related education and experience required.
  • Previous work experience placing orders as well as searching online systems and databases required.
  • Previous experience with library processing procedures required.
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills:
  • Demonstrated proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software required.
  • Good reading knowledge of at least one (1) non-English, Western European language, preferably Romance or Germanic, required.
  • Detailed knowledge of world geographical areas, including major cities, required.
  • General knowledge of descriptive cataloging rules preferred.
  • Knowledge of the library book trade both current and second hand preferred.
  • Good reading knowledge of Russian/other Cyrillic and/or Hebrew or Arabic preferred.
  • Experience with web content management systems and/or web authoring preferred.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Office environment.
  • Ability to bend, crouch, and stoop.
  • Ability to push/pull loaded book cart.
  • Ability to lift or carry loads of 25-49 pounds.
  • Ability to see, including color, depth perception, or clarity; must be able to visually focus on print and electronic material for long periods.
  • Ability to feel, including perceiving size, shape, temperature, or texture.
  • Ability to sit for 4 hours or more.
  • Ability to use computers extensively for 4 hours or more.
  • Ability to make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements.
  • Ability to operate equipment necessary to perform job.
  • Effective audio-visual discrimination and perception.
  • Ability to use standard work station equipment.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment.

To Apply

To apply for this position, external candidates must submit an application and any other required materials through https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External. Internal candidates must apply by logging into Workday and selecting the Career worklet; for more information, please see How to Apply for a UChicago Job (Current Employee) QRG. Resumes sent via mail, fax, or email will not be considered. For more information, please see https://www.uchicago.edu/jobs/.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. 

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should contact University Shared Services through the Applicant Inquiry Form or call 773-702-5800.

Requisition Number: JR00736
Grade and Classification: C-9 / Library Assistant III
Division /Dept. / Unit: Collections and Access / Technical Services / Acquisitions Services
Reports to: Supervisor, Library Orders
Work Schedule: 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This position is represented by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Director, Library Human Resources - University of Chicago

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:55am

Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services, the Director of Library Human Resources (HR) leads a human resources program that supports the Library’s strategic goals. As a senior member of the Library Administration team, this position frequently collaborates with and provides leadership and guidance to the Library Director and the Director’s Council. This position also identifies short and long-term human resources goals in consultation with Library leadership, and oversees the allocation of resources to meet departmental, Library, and University priorities. The Director develops human resources operational policies, procedures, and workflows and oversees their implementation.

In addition, the Director manages all operations for the Library HR department and supervises 1 FTE staff, the HR Generalist, and one .5 FTE, the HR and Budget Assistant. The Director provides expertise and oversight for all Library HR functions, including recruitment, employee/labor relations, policy interpretation, compensation, payroll, orientation, staffing changes, performance management, and organizational development and training.

Library Human Resources currently serves approximately 70 librarians; 65 exempt and non-exempt supervisory, IT, and other staff; 90 bargaining unit staff; and about 200 student employees across the University of Chicago Library system.

Responsibilities

Strategic Direction and Leadership (20%):

  • In coordination with Library Administration and division staff, sets policies and establishes and maintains goals, priorities, and programs for administrative services that are consistent with the Library’s mission, values, and strategic plan.
  • Assesses Library HR functions to ensure their effectiveness in supporting the Library’s goals. 
  • Ensures compliance with University Human Resources and Provost’s Office policies and standards, as well as all relevant employment law.  Advises and counsels supervisors and managers on federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Keeps abreast of changes affecting human resources and assumes an active leadership and advocacy role within the field.
  • Represents the Library’s human resource needs to the Provost’s Office, University HR, and other University administrative units.
  • Participates in University and library system-wide initiatives, committees, and task forces.
  • Represents the University of Chicago Library at professional conferences and meetings
  • Maintains professional networks and collaborative relationships with other libraries’ human resource directors.
  • Hires, trains, evaluates, and oversees the work of the Library’s HR Generalist and HR/Budget Assistant, and provides leadership for the Library HR unit.

Employee and Labor Relations (25%):

  • Represents the Library in all labor and employee relations matters, including grievances, complaints, and legal issues. Works with the appropriate University (Legal, Employee and Labor Relations) and external offices (union representatives) to coordinate effective handling of dispute resolutions.
  • Assists Library managers and staff in understanding of employment law, University and Library policies and procedures, and the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Leads and supports supervisors through disciplinary procedures, including coaching and other corrective action activities, and assists managers and staff in resolving personnel issues while ensuring compliance with guidelines and laws.

Academic and Staff Recruitment (20%):

  • In partnership with the Provost’s Office, manages recruitment, appointment, and promotion processes for librarians (Other Academic Appointees).
  • Oversees staff recruitment process and provides guidance for clerical, exempt, non-exempt, and IT searches.
  • Works to cultivate and support a diverse, inclusive workforce and create equal employment opportunities for underrepresented groups. Ensures that all Library recruitment adheres to the University’s EEO/affirmative action policies and best practices.

Performance Management and Compensation (15%):

  • Oversees the Library's performance management process, including the review and improvement of performance management tools.
  • Counsels/coaches employees and management, including advice on professional development alternatives and union relations.
  • Responsible for all staff classification and compensation activities including development, review, and maintenance of staff job descriptions and classification of the Library’s positions.
  • Reviews and evaluates internally consistent and externally competitive compensation programs; oversees salary adjustments, reclassifications, and promotions.

Professional Development (5%):

  • Works collaboratively with Library staff to provide Library-specific professional development and training programs that ensure organizational readiness.
  • Coordinates and monitors professional development programs and works to ensure their success.

Other (15%):

  • Serves on the Library Leadership Council. May also serve on other Library committees and working groups as needed.
  • Manages leave administration process for librarians and staff employees.
  • Supports Library and University-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Administers Library HR budget.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills required. 
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills required.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with individuals from diverse backgrounds and at various levels of the organization, required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build cooperative, effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders both on and off campus, required.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Demonstrated effective facilitation, negotiation, and mediation skills required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer-focused service and a record of effective leadership in the development and implementation of new programs required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development required.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information, exercise discretion, and maintain confidentiality required.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise diplomacy and interact with constituents with integrity, tact, and professionalism required.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively train and teach others required.
  • Demonstrated ability to counsel and advise a variety of constituents in HR matters, and to effectively manage through others, influence, and collaboration, required.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree in related field strongly preferred.
  • PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of human resources experience required. Preference will be given to applicants with broad generalist experience in multiple HR functions.
  • Previous successful management and supervisory experience required.
  • Experience in academic or library setting required.
  • Experience working in HR at University of Chicago and/or a solid understanding of its administrative landscape strongly preferred.
  • Experience with academic hiring preferred.
  • Experience serving as a strategic HR partner with organizational leadership preferred.
  • Experience practicing HR in a union environment preferred.
  • Experience with planning and assessment strongly preferred.

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Outlook required.
  • Demonstrated experience working with human resources information systems (HRIS) and applicant tracking systems required.
  • Experience with Workday HRIS preferred.
  • Experience using meeting software and applications such as Skype, Goto meeting, Webex, etc. required.
  • Working knowledge of relevant federal, state, and municipal employment laws and regulations (including those related to EEO/AA; FLSA; FMLA; ADA; and OSHA) required.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Office environment.
  • Ability to see, including color, depth perception, or clarity; must be able to visually focus on print and electronic material for long periods.
  • Ability to hear, including making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Ability to sit for 4 hours or more.
  • Ability to use computers extensively for 4 hours or more.
  • Ability to operate equipment necessary to perform job.
  • Effective audio-visual discrimination and perception.
  • Ability to use standard work station equipment.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment.

To Apply

To apply for this position, external candidates must submit an application and any other required materials through https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External. Internal candidates must apply by logging into Workday and selecting the Career worklet; for more information, please see How to Apply for a UChicago Job (Current Employee) QRG. Resumes sent via mail, fax, or email will not be considered. For more information, please see https://www.uchicago.edu/jobs/.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. 

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should contact University Shared Services through the Applicant Inquiry Form or call 773-702-5800.

Requisition Number: JR00744
Division /Dept. / Unit: Library Administration / Human Resources
Reports to: Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services
Work Schedule: 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

New I-Share Libraries: Acquisitions & Serials Training Day 2

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:21am

Day 2 of 2

Place: CARLI Office Champaign, IL
Directions & Parking

Trainer: Jen Masciadrelli, Senior Project Management Coordinator, CARLI, Champaign, IL

Lunch: Provided

Intended audience: Staff at New I-Share Libraries who are interested in using Voyager Acquisitions and Serials at their institution. Staff at continuing I-Share libraries who are interested in attending please contact support@carli.illinois.edu before registering.

Registration is required and attendance is expected for both days (April 11 & 12) of training. Registration is open now until Wednesday, April 4. CARLI reserves the right to cancel this class if under enrolled. To register, please click here.

Note: This is basic training covering the topics listed below.

Day 1

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Background
    • Record Relationships
    • System Administration
  • Getting around in Acquisitions
  • Ledgers and Funds
  • Vendors
  • Monographs
    • Purchase Orders
    • Receiving
    • Invoicing
    • Claim/Cancel/Return
    • Workflows
    • Online Catalog Display
  • What’s next
  • Questions

Day 2

  • Review
  • ​Serials
    • Purchase Orders
    • Components/Publication Patterns/Subscription Patterns
    • Check-in
    • Claim/Cancel/Return
    • Workflows
    • Online Catalog Display
  • What’s next
  • Resources for learning more
  • Questions

Registration deadline: Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact the CARLI Office.

New I-Share Libraries: Acquisitions & Serials Training Day 1

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:20am

Day 1 of 2

Place: CARLI Office Champaign, IL
Directions & Parking

Trainer: Jen Masciadrelli, Senior Project Management Coordinator, CARLI, Champaign, IL

Lunch: Provided

Intended audience: Staff at New I-Share Libraries who are interested in using Voyager Acquisitions and Serials at their institution. Staff at continuing I-Share libraries who are interested in attending please contact support@carli.illinois.edu before registering.

Registration is required and attendance is expected for both days (April 11 & 12) of training. Registration is open now until Wednesday, April 4. CARLI reserves the right to cancel this class if under enrolled. To register, please click on the "Register" tab above. Registering for Day 1 automatically registers you for both days.

Note: This is basic training covering the topics listed below.

Day 1

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Background
    • Record Relationships
    • System Administration
  • Getting around in Acquisitions
  • Ledgers and Funds
  • Vendors
  • Monographs
    • Purchase Orders
    • Receiving
    • Invoicing
    • Claim/Cancel/Return
    • Workflows
    • Online Catalog Display
  • What’s next
  • Questions

Day 2

  • Review
  • ​Serials
    • Purchase Orders
    • Components/Publication Patterns/Subscription Patterns
    • Check-in
    • Claim/Cancel/Return
    • Workflows
    • Online Catalog Display
  • What’s next
  • Resources for learning more
  • Questions

Registration deadline: Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact the CARLI Office.

Webinar: Promoting your Digital Collections

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 8:30am

Webinar Description:

Maybe you scanned decades of college yearbooks or the student newspaper, or you digitized a treasure trove of personal letters from a Civil War soldier or historic photographs from your local community. But, once you create these digital collections, how do you connect this unique content to your users or researchers? In this program, the panelists will discuss strategies for promoting digital collections, from identifying your target audience to sharing content on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr.

Presenters:

Rachel Cole is the Public Services Librarian for Northwestern University’s Transportation Library, one of the largest transportation information centers in the world. She is responsible for outreach, instruction, and reference services for students and faculty of the university’s Transportation Center, as well as campus-wide and to a global community of transportation researchers.

Lindsay Harmon is the Instruction and Outreach Librarian at Lewis University, where her responsibilities include promoting library collections via social media. She holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University and a bachelor’s degree in English and Journalism from the University of Iowa.

Sata Prescott is the Project Manager for the Albert Johannsen Project, a CLIR-funded large-scale dime novel digitization project of Northern Illinois University in partnership with Villanova University. Sata has also worked on projects related to North Carolina medical history and newspaper runaway slave ads with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Registration deadline: Please register no later than Wednesday, April 25, at 5:00pm.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact the CARLI Office.

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