Library Assistant (part-time) – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati – Washington, D.C.

The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati in Washington, D.C., seeks an energetic and organized person to assist with a variety of projects relating to the management and use of its library collections. The collections include early printed and manuscript material documenting the people and events of the War for Independence complemented by a modern reference collection to support broad research on the age of the American Revolution.

Responsibilities include assistance with in-house and offsite researchers, paging and shelving materials from the rare and modern stacks, scanning and uploading material to our Digital Library, processing newly cataloged items in preparation for shelving and other collections management tasks.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate work in library science or related field highly desirable. Knowledge of website management and digitization protocols and French or other foreign language a plus.

This is a part-time position, available for 20 hours a week at an hourly rate of $18.00. For further information about the Society of the Cincinnati and its library, please visit our website: www.societyofthecincinnati.org

To apply for the position please send your resume with a cover letter by August 18 to: Ellen McCallister Clark, Library Director, The Society of the Cincinnati, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.  20008; telephone: 202 785-2040 ext 426; email: emclark@societyofthecincinnati.org

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Children’s Associate Librarian I (Part-Time) – Washington County Free Library – Hagerstown, MD

Children’s Associate Librarian I (Part-Time) needed for the Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library. The library has an immediate PT, 20 hours per week position for a non-MLS, Children’s Associate Librarian I. A background in children’s programming is a major plus.  The tentative schedule is Tues., Wed. and Thurs 5:15 to 9:15 pm and Sat. 8:45 am to 5:15 pm.  Duties  may include conducting a story time for young children on  Thursday evening, conducting 1 monthly preschool science program and 1 monthly early elementary science program on Saturdays, selecting and showing a movie on the first Saturday of the month, and working alongside of other children’s librarians to staff the Children’s reference desk. We are looking for a smart and able learner with a desire to work with children. We need a person with a positive attitude who will help to make our children and parents feel welcome in using the library. The successful applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree, good computer skills, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Previous experience in children’s work or prior teaching experience will weigh heavily in the applicant’s favor. Valid driver’s license required.  Must secure MD Certification with 2 years of appointment.  To apply, please complete an application which can be downloaded from our website www.washcolibrary.org.  Submit your application, cover letter and resume.
Deadline: 5:00 PM Monday, August 8, 2017

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Branch Manager I – Baltimore County Public Library – Baltimore County, MD

Three openings at Lansdowne, Loch Raven and Sollers Point Branches

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces.  We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and collaboratively. BCPL circulates over 11 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network.   If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL as a full-time Branch Manager I.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Under the general direction of an Assistant Director manages the day-to-day branch operations including circulation, information, programming, and outreach services.   
  • Serves as the branch leader in gaining commitment for BCPL’s strategic plan, implementing changes in library service, and communicating a shared vision for standout user experiences.
  • Builds and maintains effective work relations with staff, customers, administration, and the community.  
  • Responsible for supervising, training, and evaluating the work performance of staff. Creates a work environment that fosters continuous improvement and values teamwork. Demonstrates a commitment to guiding staff in their professional growth and supporting system-wide succession planning efforts.
  • Seeks to make a distinctive and lasting impact on the community by engaging with customers and stakeholders to ensure that BCPL delivers on its mission.
  • Engages in direct public service and develops and maintains a thorough understanding of BCPL rules and policies and ensures their appropriate application to customer service transactions.
  • Uses management and technology skills to improve branch efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of services.
  • Enforces library rules and policies and handles building and security issues.
  • Monitors the use of library services and branch spaces and makes recommendations for changes and new services.
  • Actively participates on system-wide teams and promotes the Library in the community.

Job Requirements

  • MLS from an ALA accredited school and comprehensive knowledge of public library operations acquired through five years of progressively responsible work experience in a public library and three years of supervisory experience.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience using various technologies including Polaris, online databases, E-books, and Microsoft applications
  • Physical ability to stand at a public service desk for lengthy periods of time and the ability to bend, lift up to 25 lbs. and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain respectful relationships with customers, co-workers and community groups.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and emergencies in a fast paced environment.
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrates flexibility, initiative and creativity.
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers.
  • Must pass a post offer criminal background check and physical/drug screen.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation, sick and personal leave, subsidized health care options, pension eligibility, and related benefits.  Annualized Salary Range: $58,967 – $79,052, commensurate with experience.

To apply:

Send an email to humres@bcpl.net and attach two documents:  1) a completed BCPL employment application which you can find on our website www.bcpl.jobs  and 2) your cover letter and resume as one PDF document. Include your last name in the title of the documents. Clearly indicate the job title Branch Manager I and the location(s) you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Documents must be received by July 28, 2017

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Librarian II – Montclair Community Library – Montclair, VA

POSITION #: 161126

DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY

SALARY: $50,485.50 – $85,683.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 07/19/17

CLOSING DATE: 08/03/17 11:59 PM

INTRODUCTION:

The Prince William Public Library System is seeking a creative, dynamic professional Librarian II to join the staff at Montclair Community Library. If you enjoy working with library patrons and looking for a position that is both exciting and challenging apply today to join the Prince William team.

The incumbent will work at the Information Desk providing reference and readers advisory services; overseeing collection maintenance for part of the collection; participating in policy formulation and supervision; planning and coordinating monthly book displays and opening and closing the information desk.  This person will serve as a member of the management team and will be in charge of the building at times.

Other assigned responsibilities may include adult programming, developing and presenting training programs for staff and the public, assisting with outreach to community groups and agencies and participating in special projects.

This is a regular full-time positions, 37.5 hours per week. The schedule includes days, evenings and weekends. Schedule may vary depending upon the needs of the library.

Hiring Range: $50,485.50 – $68,094

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK, TYPICAL TASKS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

The statements in this class specification are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbent(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs responsible professional work leading and participating in either a) a program or public service unit within a community or regional library branch or b) the selection, acquisition, and/or cataloging of library materials for the library system.

Work is performed under general supervision of Library Administrator or designee, and is reviewed through conferences and reports. DISTINGUISHING   CHARACTERISTICS:

The work of the Librarian II requires the application of detailed working knowledge of procedures and policies of library functions, operations and procedures.

The Librarian II in Public Services performs responsible professional work supervising and participating in a program or service unit within a community or regional library branch.

The Librarian II in Material Services positions performs responsible professional work leading and participating in the selection, acquisition, and/or cataloging of library materials.

TYPICAL TASKS:

Public Services Positions:

  • Provides customer service for patrons, including Reader’s Advisory inquires, technological assistance, and resource referrals for electronic and external resources
  • Provides specialized customer service for youth services, adult services, genealogy, and local history
  • Promotes the collection through book lists, book displays, bibliographies, book talks, and press releases
  • Supervises and evaluates the work of Librarian I’s, support staff, and volunteers Participates in personnel interviewing and selection decisions
  • Interprets library policy to outside groups and individuals
  • Establishes, implements, and evaluates objectives for functional area
  • Participates in library planning and development and policy formulation through staff meetings/task forces
  • Coordinates planning and programming activity for assigned branch
  • Coordinates complex projects, defines their own scope within established policies and procedures and coordinates with other departments as required
  • Recommends equipment and personnel budget requests for functional area Participates on task forces and committees for library system
  • Serves as liaison to community and regional schools, groups, and agencies; attends local community events
  • May substitute for Librarian III as needed or assigned

Materials Services Positions:

  • Oversees and directs a specific function within the Material Services Division, such as cataloging, selection, or serials.
  • Determines suitable material for selection and evaluates content
  • Analyzes and estimates usage of collection materials based on school assignments and library program needs
  • Consults with public services Librarians for input and suggestions regarding collection materials Manages system-wide collection management activities for specialized areas such as audio- visual, new technology, reference materials, adult, and youth collections
  • Facilities training related to databases and resources throughout the library system Participates on task forces and committees
  • Administers budget for assigned area

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of library principles, practices and techniques including collection, cataloging and classification of library materials; some knowledge of effective supervisory methods, practices, and techniques for employees and volunteers; ability to plan, organize and direct project work or personnel; ability to interpret library polices and services to community groups, general public, and professional groups; ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other staff and the general public; ability to represent the library at regional and national professional meetings; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college/university (or Virginia State Library Certification) and 2-3 years of experience in library system operations, including experience in a specialized area.

The County’s organization-wide policy mandates 1-2 years of prior supervisory experience (or completion of an approved equivalency training program) for entry into this classification.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.pwcgov.org/jobs

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

4380 Ridgewood Center Drive Woodbridge, VA 22192

LWashington@pwcgov.org

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

Prince William County determines the legal employment status of all County employees by utilizing a two step process. Document verification is the first step of the process which is required of all employers as set forth in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. The second step in our process is E-Verify, an Internet-based system made available by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration. This system permits the County to electronically confirm legal employment status of all new hires.

 

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Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian – University of Maryland, Baltimore – Baltimore, MD

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is looking for a librarian to join our wonderful Information Services division! Please see the position description and application instructions below:

Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian

Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL)
University of Maryland, Baltimore
 (UMB)

The Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian is a critical public services position at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. This faculty librarian position is a member of the Information Services Department, providing front line support for the research and teaching/learning needs of students, faculty, and staff at the University.  The Information Services Department is home to reference services, circulation services, and other innovative public service programming.  Reporting to the Head of Information Services, the Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian actively collaborates with faculty and staff throughout the HS/HSL.

This library faculty member advances the research mission of UMB.  With a strong commitment to outstanding public service, the dynamic and forward-thinking Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian brings initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm for teaching, learning, and collaboration to this user-focused front line position.  This librarian designs and develops library-based onsite programs and services to advance user success.

This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at a rank of Librarian I or II.  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:

Information and Research Services:

  • Delivers expert one-on-one consultations to faculty, students, and staff, emphasizing searching skills, critical appraisal of resources, information management, measuring research impact, research data management, and more.
  • Provides user-focused research assistance at the HS/HSL’s Information Services Desk.
  • Develops and continually improves innovative programs and services such as the Presentation Practice Studio, Poster Printing Service, Innovation Space, and IRB Consent Form Service.
  • Provides expert search services for intensive research projects such as faculty collaboration on systematic reviews.
  • Builds collaborative relationships/develops programming with University partners such as the Office of Academic Affairs and the Writing Center.
  • Applies expertise, advising faculty and students regarding aspects of scholarly communication including copyright and publication strategies.
  • Promotes programs and services in social media and through other communication methods.

Instructional Services:

  • Leads dynamic in-person and online instructional programming.
  • Discovers and implements new instructional strategies and employs emerging technologies to advance teaching and learning, communication, collaboration, and information management.

Scholarly/Professional:

  • Participates actively in committees within the Library, the University, and professional organizations.
  • Pursues research and professional development activities appropriate to maintaining or advancing appointment rank.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the trends and issues in higher education, scholarly communication, and research practice.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • ALA-accredited MLS degree.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 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 and students.
  • Knowledge of copyright compliance and the legal use of e-resources in teaching, learning, and research.
  • Evidence of professional and scholarly activities.

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include your 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 September 1, 2017. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/IRILib. For more information, visit our website at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/  or email jobs@hshsl.umaryland.edu 

SALARY RANGE:  $50,000 – $55,000 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.

HOURS:  This full-time position includes some evening and weekend hours.

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 athttp://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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Cataloging Librarian – Recorded Books – Prince Frederick, MD

Job Title: Cataloging Librarian

Location:  Recorded Books, Inc., 270 Skipjack Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Company Overview: Recorded Books is an independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and a key provider of digital content (eBook and eAudio) from major publishing houses. The company provides libraries with digital content (through its proprietary RBdigital platform) and physical products. Recorded Books is located in Prince Frederick, MD.

Responsibilities: Provides both original and copy cataloging for a variety of formats, including audiobooks, eBooks, digital magazines, DVDs, and other media. Assists in data manipulation and the automation, creation, and editing of MARC records. Assists in establishing and maintaining cataloging policies for current and new products. Works with Recorded Books business departments to define MARC records needs, and resolve technical issues. May assist MARC record team members in resolving library customer MARC issues. Reports to the Head of Cataloging as well as the Senior IT Director of Recorded Books, Inc.

Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school is required. Strong knowledge and understanding of library principles, practices, and techniques. Proficiency in cataloging standards such as AACR2, MARC21, and RDA. Strong knowledge of Microsoft programs is preferred, including Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. Strong and current computer skills and knowledge, including online searching and archiving. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Proficiency in Library of Congress standards in classification and subject headings. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with flexibility in a diverse team environment. Ability to communicate, analyze, and synthesize data and provide creative and workable solutions to cataloging problems. Ability to work in a rapidly changing technological/IT environment. Strong attention to detail is required. Must be able to work on site in Prince Frederick, Maryland.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process: Please submit Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of three professional references (including Title, Name, phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses) to Behn Trader at btrader@recordedbooks.com.

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University Archivist – UMCP Libraries – College Park, MD

Title:                     University Archivist

Category:            Librarian (Open Rank)​

Department:      Special Collections and University Archives

Benefits:             22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holid​ay, ​Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

With collections including 4 million volumes and more than 40,000 serials subscriptions, the University of Maryland Libraries allocate 75 percent of its materials budget to electronic resources. Maryland ranks 39th among the 115 member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries and has an operating budget of $23.7 million.  The University of Maryland Libraries benefit from being situated geographically within minutes of the nation’s capital and its departments, agencies, and research centers.

The University Archivist/Special Collections Librarian is responsible for the University of Maryland collection group within SCUA and collaborates with other curators in the division to provide overall direction for reference services, accessioning, arrangement, description, preservation, cataloging of manuscript and archival materials, instruction, and outreach. Reporting to the Director of Special Collections and University Archives, the University Archivist builds, maintains, interprets, and provides access to the University Archives and assesses collection needs, establishes priorities, and represents the collection area to the University of Maryland community and external organizations and individuals.  The successful candidate for this position will:

  • Lead the University Archives as an organizational innovator, facilitating the ongoing development of a flexible work environment that places a premium on strategic priorities, project orientation, a work culture that is both fluid and accountable, and an excellent staff.
  • Demonstrate creativity in identifying and allocating resources through donor relations, fundraising, grants, partnerships, budgeting, and flexible staff deployments.
  • Articulate a vision for the University Archives in the 21st century that takes into account new collecting opportunities in a born-digital information environment and the changing nature of primary documentation in a post-industrial society.
  • Articulate a vision for services that transcends collection management and incorporates dynamic activities in the areas of discovery, teaching, preservation, digital presentation to online communities, outreach to new audiences, off-campus partnerships, and alliances with the teaching faculty, students, and colleagues on the library faculty.
  • Serve as point of contact for the University Archives’ services to campus and off-campus partners, including the University administration, Intercollegiate Athletics, the Alumni Association, University Relations, and other entities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to tolerate occasional dirty/dusty conditions and be able to reach, stoop, bend, lift, and move objects. Must be able to tolerate the stresses engendered in a multi-faceted, rapidly growing archives program responsive to a broad user base.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees the work of the Assistant University Archivist, Athletics Archivist, and the University of Maryland collection groups’ hourly student employees, contract- or grant-supported personnel, interns, and volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, skills, and abilities): Must have thorough knowledge of archival theory and practice.  Must be able to work effectively with others in a team setting.  Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills and in assisting researchers in a special collections setting.  Must be able to manage a broad variety of tasks in response to varying time pressures with shifting priorities and changing constraints.  Must possess a strong service orientation and the potential for professional contributions.

 EDUCATION:

Required:  ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/

Information Science with an emphasis on formal archival education and training, or a master’s degree in history, American Studies, or other relevant discipline, with experience in archives, archival course work, or archival certificate.

 Preferred: Advanced degree/graduate study in history or other relevant discipline.

EXPERIENCE (Be specific, indicate the minimum years of experience and skills needed):

Required: At least three years of professional archival experience in an academic library including responsibility for supervising the processing of manuscripts and archives.  Demonstrated ability and initiative in processing, reference, outreach, donor relations, and administrative activities.

 Preferred:  Work experience in a university archives setting; knowledge of electronic records; and supervisory and project management experience are desirable.

For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-ii-100b.html .

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/53239 .  No relocation assistance will be provided.  You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment.  An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until September 4th, 2017.

 

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

 

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Research Analyst – RosettiStarr – Bethesda, MD

RosettiStarr is a leading business intelligence, security and investigations firm seeking experienced Research Analysts for immediate hire.

Job Description

RosettiStarr’s Research Analysts are part of a multidisciplinary team primarily focused on using public records, media databases, open-source intelligence platforms, and other investigative tools to provide RosettiStarr’s institutional investor clientele insight into the general reputation, integrity, legitimacy and non-financial business risks of potential investment partners.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in: library sciences, business, journalism, or a related field of study
  • Working knowledge of research databases such as LexisNexis, Westlaw, Factiva, etc.
  • Experience or interest in conducting public record research on individuals and businesses in the United States to identify court records, real property records, corporate formation documents, SEC filings and other relevant records
  • Proven ability to quickly and effectively summarize vast quantities of news articles, business journals and other sources of information into concise, written work product
  • Basic familiarity with business terms associated with financial performance, mergers, acquisitions, and corporate governance in a wide range of business sectors
  • Tenacity and curiosity with regard to research and extremely strong writing skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

About RosettiStarr

RosettiStarr is a boutique business intelligence firm and the successful candidate will be able to exercise great control over their own success and influence the business units they work with. This presents an opportunity for driven individuals to make a significant impact on our growing organization.

Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with experience and development potential, with potential for year-end, discretionary bonuses and other benefits.

Application:

Please send an email to express your interest to Sophia Rosetti <srosetti@rosettistarr.com>

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Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian – University of Maryland, Baltimore – Baltimore, MD

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is looking for a librarian to join our wonderful Information Services division! Please see the position description and application instructions below:

Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian

Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL)
University of Maryland, Baltimore
 (UMB)

The Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian is a critical public services position at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. This faculty librarian position is a member of the Information Services Department, providing front line support for the research and teaching/learning needs of students, faculty, and staff at the University.  The Information Services Department is home to reference services, circulation services, and other innovative public service programming.  Reporting to the Head of Information Services, the Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian actively collaborates with faculty and staff throughout the HS/HSL.

This library faculty member advances the research mission of UMB.  With a strong commitment to outstanding public service, the dynamic and forward-thinking Information, Research, and Instruction Librarian brings initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm for teaching, learning, and collaboration to this user-focused front line position.  This librarian designs and develops library-based onsite programs and services to advance user success.

This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at a rank of Librarian I or II.  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:

Information and Research Services:

  • Delivers expert one-on-one consultations to faculty, students, and staff, emphasizing searching skills, critical appraisal of resources, information management, measuring research impact, research data management, and more.
  • Provides user-focused research assistance at the HS/HSL’s Information Services Desk.
  • Develops and continually improves innovative programs and services such as the Presentation Practice Studio, Poster Printing Service, Innovation Space, and IRB Consent Form Service.
  • Provides expert search services for intensive research projects such as faculty collaboration on systematic reviews.
  • Builds collaborative relationships/develops programming with University partners such as the Office of Academic Affairs and the Writing Center.
  • Applies expertise, advising faculty and students regarding aspects of scholarly communication including copyright and publication strategies.
  • Promotes programs and services in social media and through other communication methods.

Instructional Services:

  • Leads dynamic in-person and online instructional programming.
  • Discovers and implements new instructional strategies and employs emerging technologies to advance teaching and learning, communication, collaboration, and information management.

Scholarly/Professional:

  • Participates actively in committees within the Library, the University, and professional organizations.
  • Pursues research and professional development activities appropriate to maintaining or advancing appointment rank.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the trends and issues in higher education, scholarly communication, and research practice.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • ALA-accredited MLS degree.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 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 and students.
  • Knowledge of copyright compliance and the legal use of e-resources in teaching, learning, and research.
  • Evidence of professional and scholarly activities.

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include your 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 September 1, 2017. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/IRILib. For more information, visit our website at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/  or email jobs@hshsl.umaryland.edu 

SALARY RANGE:  $50,000 – $55,000 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.

HOURS:  This full-time position includes some evening and weekend hours.

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 athttp://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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Community Branch Manager – Anne Arundel County Public Library – Pasadena MD

Riviera Beach Community Library

Position type: Full-time

Hours per week: 37.50

Grade: 20MA

Salary range: $60,640 – $104,960

Minimum Requirements:

  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program and six years professional experience in the provision of public library services, including four years of supervisory experience.Bilingual Spanish skills desired.
  • Necessary Special Requirement:  Ability to secure certification as an advanced Professional Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 hours of training every 5 years.

Responsibilities:

Professional, managerial level work in supervising the operations of a community branch, serving as a member of the Library’s management team and advocating for library services.  Works as a professional librarian to provide direct public service.

Tentative start date will be mid-September.

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 :

Monday, August 7, 2017 – 4:00pm

 

Timetable for filling vacancies

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted no later than:

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Interviews will be conducted during the week of :

Monday, August 14, 2017

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