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Instruction Committee Webinar: "Leading Online Sessions: Tips for Engaging Webinars"

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:29pm

The CARLI Instruction Committee's theme for this year is "We Can't Do It Alone: Joining Forces For Sustainable Partnerships." Through a series of online events, the committee will offer opportunities to learn how to extend information literacy programs in ways that are scalable and sustainable. Because webinars can be an effective format for outreach and information literacy education to both faculty and students, we'll kick things off with an online session on best practices for webinars.

Leading Online Sessions: Tips for Engaging Webinars

Stephanie Richter & Cameron Wills, Northern Illinois University
Wednesday, December 6, 1:00-2:00pm CST

Do you want to know the secret to designing and leading effective online sessions? Join us as we share tips for producing engaging, interactive webinars no matter what platform you are using. You will learn the recommended techniques to prepare participants before they attend your live session. You will also learn how to communicate with and manage the interactions of your participants, best practices for designing online presentation content, and the advantages of recording the session.

Presenters:

Stephanie Richter is the Assistant Director of the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. She consults with and provides professional development for faculty on integrating technology into teaching, and works closely with academic and support units at the university on their teaching and teaching with technology needs. Ms. Richter holds a Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Instructional Technology.

Cameron Wills is a Research Associate for the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. In his role, he investigates best practices in teaching tools and technologies, and develops and delivers professional development on emerging instructional technologies. Mr. Wills holds a Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Instructional Technology.

Recording:

Recording will be available from the Instruction page, under the "Enhancing Library Instruction" heading.

Manuscripts Manager - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:20pm

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is currently looking for a Manuscripts Manager.

The posting closes on October 25, if you have any questions about how to apply please contact our HR Director, Melissa Schaefer at 217- 557-5875. Visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library web site for more information and to apply for this position.

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 the head of the Access to Resources Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Library of the Health Sciences, and he holds the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. He has worked for many years in academic and medical libraries, specializing in interlibrary loan, and he is a facilitator for the Medical Library Association's Resource Sharing Special Interest Group. O'Brien recently published an article titled "Large scale book and journal digitization projects and interlibrary loan service: opening the discussion", which appears 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.

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