Research & Instruction Librarian (Engineering) – United States Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD

The United States Naval Academy invites applications for a Research and Instruction Librarian specializing in engineering. Located on the beautiful Severn River in historic Annapolis, the Naval Academy is a Middle States accredited, top tier liberal arts college and service academy with a diverse student body  and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research.  Engineering has a central role in educating midshipmen to address the technological needs of the Navy and Marine Corps.  The Research and Instruction Librarian for Engineering will teach information literacy, provide research assistance and serve as subject specialist for faculty and midshipmen in this important discipline.  Candidates with a science or engineering background are preferred.   This is a 12 month faculty position with a 3 year renewable appointment, highly competitive salary, and full federal benefits. Position begins in August 2017.  Applications will be reviewed beginning June 5, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.  For more information about the position and how to apply, see: https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/researchinstructlib-engineering-17.php

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Research, Education & Outreach Librarian – UMBC – Baltimore, MD

Research, Education, and Outreach Librarian/

Liaison to the School of Nursing Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) 

University of Maryland, Baltimore

The Research, Education, and Outreach (REO) Librarian/Liaison to the School of Nursing is a member of the liaison program advancing the Library’s efforts to anticipate and fulfill its research support, instruction, and outreach missions.  The Library serves the schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and the graduate school.  The person in this position is a co-liaison to the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON).  The UMSON is the largest nursing school in Maryland and offers nationally ranked programs at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral level.  The school excels in research, collaborating on interdisciplinary teams throughout the university and nationally.  

The successful candidate for this position will provide students, faculty, and staff with expertise and leadership in the areas of research support, information literacy, scholarly communication, and health informatics.  S/he will collaborate with colleagues within the seven-member REO department and throughout the HS/HSL to develop and deliver innovative programs and services.  S/he advances institutional and School priorities, facilitates community engagement, and pursues relevant professional and scholarly activities.

This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at a rank of Librarian I or II.  This position reports to the Head of the Research, Education and Outreach Services. Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library’s faculty.   For more information see the University’s “Criteria and Procedures Relating to the Appointment, Promotion and Permanent Status for Library Faculty”: http://cf.umaryland.edu/umpolicies/usmpolicyInfo.cfm?polid=19&section=all

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate:

  • Cultivates and sustains vital connections between the School of Nursing and the Library.
  • Builds collaborative relationships with nursing students and faculty and advocates for their research and learning needs.
  • Delivers dynamic instruction and expert research consultations to faculty and students, emphasizing searching skills, finding quality evidence, critical appraisal of resources, and information management.
  • Designs and delivers research and information management workshops, in person and virtually.
  • Works with other members of the Research, Education and Outreach department to develop a strong, cohesive team; collaborates with Library colleagues to develop and deliver innovative programs and services in the areas of expert searching/systematic reviews, research impact, scholarly communication, data management, and more.
  • Collaborates with faculty to conduct systematic reviews.
  • Assesses the research impact of scholarship to support faculty promotion, tenure, and grant applications.
  • Applies innovative technologies to advance teaching and learning, communication, collaboration, and information management.
  • Participates actively in committees within the School of Nursing, the Library, the University, and professional organizations.
  • Continuously evaluates emerging research, program development, and curricular trends within the fields of nursing and academic health sciences librarianship.
  • Engages faculty, staff, and students in sustainable outreach projects with a health information or health literacy component.
  • Pursues research and professional development activities appropriate to maintaining or advancing appointment rank.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • ALA-accredited MLS degree.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong service orientation and skills.
  • Expert searching skills in health sciences databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality instruction online and in person.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to prioritize varied projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

PREFERRED:

  • An undergraduate degree or comparable background in biological or health sciences.
  • Public service experience in an academic or health sciences library environment.
  • Experience providing instruction to a range of audiences, including faculty, students, and clinicians.
  • Evidence of professional and scholarly activities.

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by June 9, 2017. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/REOSON.

SALARY RANGE: $50,000 – $52,000 depending on experience

BENEFITS: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

ENVIRONMENT:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven’s Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.

The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track-record of user-centered innovative services and programs.  Fifty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library.  Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation.  The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces. Through the HS/HSL’s website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu,) the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services.   The HS/HSL serves the schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and the graduate school.  The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s Southeastern/Atlantic Region.  

The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7500 faculty and staff members on UMB’s 60-acre research and technology complex consisting of 58 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB’s professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Collection Development Librarian – Anne Arundel County Public Library – Annapolis, MD

Position type: Full-time

Hours per week:  37.50

Grade: 18MA

Salary range: $51,445 – $85,684

Minimum Requirements: 

Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program plus three years professional-level library experience in collection development including one year supervisory responsibility

Necessary Special Requirements: Ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 contact hours of continuing education every 5 years.

Responsibilities: 

Planning and carrying out activities related to system-wide materials selection and to the overall management of the system’s print and media collections.   Administrative work such as reporting and recordkeeping, participating in formulating and executing goals and objectives, and participating in tasks and projects with other members of the Support Services Department.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience identifying, evaluating and selecting materials for children, young adults, or adults in a variety of formats for a diverse community.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of literature and films for children, young adults, or adults.
  • Strong computer skills; including the analysis of data sets and familiarity with Acquisitions module of an integrated library system.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form to Terry Bowen, Chief of Human Resources, at humanresources@aacpl.net

All required application materials must be received no later than :

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – 4:00pm

Timetable for filling vacancies:

  • Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted no later than:  Friday, June 16, 2017
  • Interviews will be conducted during the week of :  Monday, June 19, 2017
  • Estimated target start date is the pay period beginning :  Sunday, July 9, 2017

Anne Arundel County Public Library is committed to diversity in the workplace.  Anne Arundel County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Library’s policy is to treat all applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, national or ancestral origin, sexual orientation, and/or disability in accordance with applicable laws.  If you need assistance with any aspect of the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office (410-222-7107). 

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Part-time Archivist – The Town of Garrett Park – Garrett Park, MD

The Town of Garrett Park in Montgomery County, Maryland, seeks a part-time archivist. Garrett Park was incorporated in 1898 and the entire town is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The collection primarily consists of documents pertaining to the town’s history such as town council minutes, oral histories, information about the historical houses in town, community organizations, along with with several thousand print and digitized photographs.

The archivist would help to maintain the collection, expand the description of the records, and supervise volunteers. The position is for 2-3 days per week, or 14-17 hours; may include working on Saturdays.

Duties include:

  • Cataloging materials using the software PastPerfect
  • Developing tasks for volunteers and train them to complete tasks using the software PastPerfect; proofreading volunteer work
  • Performing research for the town office pertaining to town and county laws and ordinances
  • Responding to research and information requests from walk-ins, by email, and by phone

Desired applicants: A current student or recent graduate with archival experience, paid or unpaid. Must be comfortable working alone for extended periods of time. An interest in local history is preferred but not required. Ideally, the archivist would commit to working for at least one year.

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Marian Green at  marian.green@verizon.net.

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Research & Instruction Librarian (Engineering) – U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD

LOCATION:  United States Naval Academy, Nimitz Library
DATE CLOSES: Application review will begin on 5 June 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
ABOUT THE
U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY:
The United States Naval Academy is a unique institution of higher learning located in desirable Annapolis, Maryland.  As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate college, the United States Naval Academy has its own distinctive niche amongst American educational institutions.  Our talented faculty and staff are united by one common purpose–to develop the next generation of leaders for naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards.

Every year more than one million people tour “the Yard” to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Nimitz Library invites applications for a Research and Instruction Librarian specializing in engineering.  USNA is a service academy and top tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research.  Engineering has a central role in educating midshipmen to address the technological needs of the Navy and Marine Corps.  It is a required part of the curriculum, and there are several engineering departments with a variety of majors at the Naval Academy.  The main responsibilities of the Research and Instruction Librarian for Engineering include:  planning, teaching and assessing information literacy sessions, providing research assistance and consultations, evaluating and maintaining engineering collections, creating online resources to support research, and serving as subject specialist for faculty and midshipmen in engineering. Candidates with a science or engineering background are preferred.

This is a 12 month position with a 3 year renewable appointment slated to begin August 2017.  The position includes full federal benefits.

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum:

  • A Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science, anticipated no later than September 1, 2017, from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens

Preferred:

  • Undergraduate degree or graduate degree in engineering or STEM field and/or experience working as an Engineering or STEM librarian.
  • Familiarity with engineering literature and research methods.
  • Proficiency in using specialized databases and resources important in engineering research.
  • Demonstrated skills in delivering dynamic information literacy/instruction sessions.
  • Experience in using new technologies and creating online research tools and guides.

Required:

All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation.  These investigations are conducted to ensure that individuals hired are trustworthy, of good conduct, and reliable. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php.

HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION:
  1. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, teaching and research statements, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of recommendation that address both teaching and research abilities to be sent to Catherine Johnson, Chair of the Search Committee and Head of the Research and Instruction Department, at EngineeringLibrarianSearch-group@usna.edu .
  2. Applications will be reviewed beginning June 5, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.

Submit a Demographic Information on Applicants Form to godwin@usna.edu.  Your responses will not be shared with the panel rating the applications or to the official making the selection for this position.

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Research & Instruction Librarian (Information Literacy) – U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD

LOCATION:  United States Naval Academy, Nimitz Library
DATE CLOSES: Application review will begin on 5 June 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
ABOUT THE
U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY:
The United States Naval Academy is a unique institution of higher learning located in desirable Annapolis, Maryland.  As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate college, the United States Naval Academy has its own distinctive niche amongst American educational institutions.  Our talented faculty and staff are united by one common purpose–to develop the next generation of leaders for naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards.

Every year more than one million people tour “the Yard” to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Nimitz Library invites applications for a Research and Instruction Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator, who reports to the Head of Research and Instruction Services. The U.S. Naval Academy is one of five U.S. service academies and a top tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research.  The librarian in this position will have an essential role in designing and fostering an innovative information literacy program that supports and enhances the mission and learning outcomes of the USNA curriculum.  The main responsibilities of the librarian in this position include: collaborating with librarians and disciplinary faculty to plan integration of information literacy concepts in appropriate courses; planning and providing information literacy instruction sessions; assisting librarians with the creation, delivery and assessment of information literacy instruction and online resources; providing leadership and support for liaison librarians to identify opportunities and enhance student learning of information literacy and other library research skills; providing research assistance and serving as subject specialist for faculty and midshipmen for one or more of the disciplines, preferably English, taught at the Naval Academy.

This is a 12 month position with a 3 year renewable appointment slated to begin August 2017.  The position includes full federal benefits.

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum:

  • A Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science, anticipated no later than September 1, 2017, from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens

Preferred:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in information literacy instruction or background in instructional design.
  • Undergraduate degree or graduate degree in English or a related discipline.
  • Expertise in information literacy concepts, instructional design, assessment and curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and provide engaging course-integrated library instruction sessions.
  • Knowledge of learning theory, pedagogical methods and current trends in higher education.
  • Interest and experience in using new technologies in instruction and reference services.
  • Experience using online course management systems as well as online library instruction tools and applications.
  • Experience providing library reference or liaison services for an academic library.
  • Commitment to professional development and service.

Required:

All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation.  These investigations are conducted to ensure that individuals hired are trustworthy, of good conduct, and reliable. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php.

HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION:
  1. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Michael Macan, Chair of the Search Committee, at InformationLiteracyLibrarianSearch-group@usna.edu.
  2. Applications will be reviewed beginning June 5, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.

Submit a Demographic Information on Applicants Form to godwin@usna.edu.  Your responses will not be shared with the panel rating the applications or to the official making the selection for this position.

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Russian/English Language Cataloger – LAC Federal – Washington, DC

LAC Federal, a division of LAC Group Company is seeking a Russian/English Language Cataloger for a project at a prestigious government library located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  Hours are flexible and can be either F/T or P/T.

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform MLC cataloging using RDA
  • Re-cyrillicize some now-transliterated Russian text;
  • Add metadata and descriptive information to images;
  • Resolve cataloging and classification problems;
  • Work with cataloging databases such as OCLC, merging and consolidating records as necessary;

Qualifications:

  • Intermediate reading and writing ability of both English and Russian is required;
  • Recent cataloging experience is required, including direct experience with RDA, MARC and LCSH;
  • Knowledge of Cyrillic script and letters is highly desired;
  • 1+ years of cataloging or metadata experience in an academic, public, or law library using an ILS; Working knowledge of library databases, OCLC, AACR2, LC and Dewey Classification;
  • Accuracy, focus, and attention to detail;
  •  Knowledge of:
  • Voyager ILS
  • RDA guidelines
  • RDA Toolkit
  • MARC 21
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Enhanced MLC cataloging

 

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/Ose7Cb

 

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions, National Libraries and prominent government agencies

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Health Science Librarian – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY

Campus Description:Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music, recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU Campus. The University’s Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and internationally. The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (As a SUNY member) the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research,Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Network, of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris’ Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO’s Discovery Service, SPace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

Descriptive Title: Health Sciences Librarian REF#: F-9771-17-05
Budget Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian Faculty Position
Department: Library Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: MLS or its equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Evidence of the ability to do research, publication, and service consonant with University standards for promotion and tenure. At least one year full-time relevant experience in a library. Experience with online information resources and information management tools for health and medicine.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience providing information, reference, and instructional services in an academic, medical, or special library. Experience with online information resources, and information management tools for health and medicine. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with others in a team environment. Evidence of flexibility and ability to thrive in a complex environment with excellent communication and analytical skills. Advanced degree in education, educational technology, health sciences or any related discipline. Training or experience in the use of information technology, scholarly communications, and experience building and sustaining collections in all formats. Membership (certification) in the Academy of Health Information Professionals preferred.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Health Sciences Librarian will contribute to the University Library’s suite of service activities, including information and instructional services, scholarly communication and research support services, collection development, liaison, and outreach services. The position works most directly with the five Health Sciences Schools and various clinical departments.
The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with faculty to establish library programs, services, and activities that meet instructional, research, and clinical needs
  • Collaborate with other subject specialists on collection development/management and act as liaison to assigned department.
  • Monitor trends in scholarly publishing in areas of liaison responsibility to inform the design of library services and the development of library collections
  • Provide consultation and instruction on the development of literature searches in support of evidence-based practice
  • Participate in professional activities and monitor developments in best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of Stony Brook University Libraries research, clinical, and instruction services
  • Contribute to library-wide information, instruction, research support services, including virtual reference
  • Serve on library and/or Stony Brook University campus committees, task forces, and working groups

Scholarly and Service Responsibilities:

  • Engage in scholarly and professional activities
  • Participate in library and university service

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. **Application will be accepted until the position is filled.

However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 06/16/2017Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
Fax: (631) 631-632-7116

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PMEastern Time on 06/17/2017, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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Research Librarian – LibGig – New York, NY

LibGig is seeking a temporary Research Librarian for a 6+ week position at a prestigious law firm in New York.

Responsibilities

  • Perform factual research related to products liability matter
  • Conduct searches related to individuals, products, medical records, professional license, court and other public records
  • Internet searches

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience performing factual research in a law firm
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using Accurint, Lexis/Nexis, Bloomberg, PubMed, WorldCat and other online research tools

 

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/XNDwsS

 

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions, National Libraries and prominent government agencies.

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Library Associate I – Detention Center – Salisbury, MD

TITLE: Library Associate I, Detention Center

GRADE: Grade 7 (part time, no benefits)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

DATE: 3-3- 17

REPORTS TO: Outreach Services Librarian

Job Summary: Provides customer support and information services to the inmates at the Wicomico County Detention Center

Essential Functions:

1. Maintains the library book program.

2. Provides assistance using the online and print resources for basic legal information.

3. Provides assistance in obtaining printed copies of materials as needed.

4. Provides formal and informal instruction in use of Library electronic resources,

5. May participate in collection development, materials selection, weeding, displays, and other collection related activities as assigned.

6. Cataloguing of books for the book program.

7. Ability to research legal topics.

8. Participates in professional development opportunities, including workshops, classes, conferences, and online learning resources as available; and

9. Other related duties as necessary. County has the right to determine what services will be provided.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to use and teach use of print and electronic library resources; ability to work with detention center inmates; ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff, ability to work independently and without direct supervision; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to solve problems, negotiate situations and issues, and make independent judgments and decisions.

Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree or two year’s relevant verifiable experience required

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Position based at Wicomico County Detention Center, reporting to the Deputy Director of Programs and Services. Some travel may be required for continuing education, meetings, community events, and related activities. Light physical effort in the handling of light materials or boxes up to 30 pounds.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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