Library Team Lead- LAC Federal- Washington, D.C.

LAC Federal seeks a dynamic and experienced Library Team Lead to join a contract supporting the knowledge repository of a well-known governmental organization focused on international development located in Washington, D.C.  The repository supports the full spectrum of the organization’s knowledge needs with a library, self-directed learning center, publications archive, technical reports, and evaluations, research staff and knowledge management services.

This position will supervise contract personnel in the library, provide outreach to all internal bureaus, and provide reference services.  These services are integral to providing agency staff, contractors, other agencies, and the public with access to information.  This individual will work onsite, be responsible for scheduling, ensuring overall quality control of work, and delivering timely services performed by library employees.  This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, fully benefited position and is an excellent opportunity for an information professional with library management experience. You MUST be a US Citizen in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all aspects of the library, including maintenance of the integrated library system (ILS), cataloging and processing materials, interlibrary loan operations, collection development, and weeding the collection.
  • Manage acquisitions and at the direction of the government, place orders for selected library resources from specified vendors. Oversee organization of library resources, including print materials, subscriptions to e-journals, commercial databases and library software; approve invoices for these purchases, as well as interlibrary loans. Evaluate new e-resources and negotiate contracts with external vendors.
  • Hire, train and manage Library and Learning Resources Center staff; conduct annual performance reviews in a timely manner.  Provide administrative direction for all LAC employees on the contract and approve time sheets.
  • Plan and manage projects, including software implementation, needs assessments, database launches, strategic planning exercises, and special events.
  • Support division and project strategic planning for the library and Self-Directed Learning Center.  Plan and oversee the implementation of all changes.
  • Plan and manage projects, including special events, software implementation, customer surveys, and e-resource launches and report weekly on progress.
  • Continually monitor and report on performance and progress using metrics for usage, demand, quality, and impact of library services.
  • Lead outreach initiatives to promote the use of library services, such as new employee orientations, office presentations, and personalized consultations. Update library promotional materials and request forms.
  • Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the areas of foreign assistance and economic development, as well as trends in library and information science and related technology.
  • Provide ready reference, research and information discovery services for Agency staff and partners, manage collection development and maintenance, and maintain electronic resources and Library supported web sites.
  • Respond to reference questions about KSC services, the Agency, and international development topics through regular duty at the reference desk and by responding to virtual information requests using a wide variety of databases including Nexis, EBSCO, Business Monitor Online, World Bank e-Library and others.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association;
  • 10 years of library management experience, including supervisory experience; project management experience;
  • Demonstrate a broad cross-section of library science expertise and have a proven record of success in applying skills and expertise in a major library setting, particularly within the federal government;
  •  Ability to recommend items for withdrawal, or new library resources to update the collection or fill knowledge gaps within the collection as needed;
  • Experience in the use of library related information technology; ILS, Google and MS Office applications; web-based content management systems; mobile and e-Reader technologies
  • Ability to work in a team environment with federal staff, contractors as well as independently;
  • Knowledge of international development and foreign assistance programs and familiarity with print materials, e-resources and websites in the international development field.
  • Demonstrated skills in: database searching, ILS administration, e-resource evaluation and training;
  • Strong organizational, planning and communication skills;
  • U.S. citizenship required; Secret clearance desirable.

 

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/2Loclp

 

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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Collection Management Librarian- St. Norbert College- De Pere, WI

St. Norbert College

Job Description

Job Title: Collection Management Librarian Reports To: Director of the Library
Position Number: 000179 Grade: EX3 FTE: 1
Division: Academic Affairs Date: 12/6/2016
Department: Library FLSA Status: Exempt – Administrative

General Job Summary:

The Collection Management Librarian is responsible for library initiatives and partnerships that deliver an ever-relevant library collection, in order to support the college mission and outcomes for student success and learning. This librarian will oversee a rapidly changing environment making decisions and recommendations to ensure appropriate holdings and strong financial stewardship of collection funding.  This position leads library efforts to adapt and respond to the implications of the emerging technologies for library collection.

Duties and Responsibilities % of Time
1. Execute forward-looking collection work, including reworking the collection for the 21st century environment where more is leased than purchased as well as to adapt and consider the place of datasets, evaluate and incorporate emerging technologies and information formats, such as Open Access works and textbooks into library collection initiatives; and implement new approaches to collection development and maintenance to ensure its relevance to the St. Norbert College community. Apply human-centered design principles and processes in executing initiatives. 25
2. Engage faculty directly to ensure mutual understanding of needs as pertaining to the evolving information landscape and curriculum. Works in active partnership with the communications specialist to ensure excellence in messaging and presentation, in order to promote full awareness of and use of collection holdings, as well as understanding of the larger information marketplace. Seek input and information from other librarians regarding their understanding of collection needs and promptly responds with actions to fulfill gaps. 25
3. Oversee day-to-day management of collection-related tasks — acquisitions, document delivery, cataloging, processing, and stack maintenance. Lead the library in considering collection layout & access (physical and electronic), working collaboratively with all involved staff. Supervise two full time staff members on a regular basis and others as necessary. 20
4. Participate fully in developing excellence in library services through leadership (including administration of, implementation of, and use of technology) and communication in the areas of the position’s responsibilities. Pro-actively engages in and prepares for meetings bringing agenda items, ideas and plans, questions for discussion, and responses on others’ agenda items. 5
5. Offer one-on-one research assistance as part of the librarian team, including nights and weekends as necessary. Delivers student support using an educational model of fostering learning in all reference interactions. 5
6. Oversee library-wide use of the integrated library system and supervise system administrator work on collection-related information systems 5
7. Serve as an engaged and energetic partner with library staff on all library-wide priorities and initiatives. Builds strong relationships with other librarians, staff, and students. Participate in outreach activities on behalf of the library such as orientations, tours, SNC Day, and other events. 5
8. Partner with the Librarian for Archives and Special Collections to collaborate with the Center for Norbertine Studies in areas of overlapping mission and initiatives. Conduct acquisitions work for contemporary, rare and special materials on the Norbertine Order. 5
8.. Write and present in appropriate venues, demonstrating personal professional identity promoting visibility of SNC initiatives. 5
Perform additional duties as assigned and attend College required training. Regular attendance is required. Work in a manner that is aware of personal safety and the safety of others and observes safety, health and sanitation codes, regulations, or practices required by the College or governmental authority.

Formal Supervision Exercised Over: 

Serials Specialist and Document Delivery Specialist

Functional Supervision Exercised Over:

As appropriate during project implementation, other library staff and student assistants

Required Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited program, or appropriate international equivalent

Experience and Credentials

  • Proven training and excellence as a supervisor (preferably of permanent staff, not only students or volunteers)
  • 3-5 years prior experience as librarian managing policies, staff, and/or collection.
  • Preferred experience: teaching utilizing active learning pedagogies and emerging technologies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of collection budget management and accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of information marketplace for acquisitions and purchase negotiation.
  • Knowledge of collection policies frameworks and approaches.
  • Ability to interact professionally with coworkers and customers, particularly in conflict situations.
  • Ability to talk politely and resolve customer service issues.
  • Ability to multitask, meet specific deadlines, and prioritize tasks and assignments.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Skilled in basic math computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Office, Google Apps) and ability to learn upgrades and new programs as needed.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and decisions in an expeditious manner.
  • Skilled at setting a good example for others.
  • Skilled at organizing events, programs, projects and see them through to completion.
  • Skilled at making presentations to groups, typically up to 30 people.

 The College may consider any equivalent amount of credentials, licensures, training, or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this job.

Equipment Used

Computers, printers, phone and other general office equipment.

Regular work hours are M – F, 8 am – 4:30 pm with regular interruptions throughout the day.  Weekends or evenings are periodically necessary (5-10 times annually), and position is expected to travel occasionally for meetings, conferences, and presentations (approximately 4-6 annually).


Working Conditions

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform this job so long as the accommodations do not impose an undue hardship.
Generally a sedentary position in a professional office environment. Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 lbs of loaded book truck as needed. Frequently lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling up to 20 lbs. Will need to move within office and building with routine meetings in other buildings on campus.

Note

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the job if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.

 

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Supervisor Signature: Kristin Vogel Date: 3/25/2017
Director of HR Signature: Susanne Brinkman Date: 3/29/2017

Apply Now: https://snc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=26

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Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian – St. Mary’s College of Maryland – St. Mary’s City, MD

The Library, Archives, and Media Center at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian position. The Library seeks an enthusiastic and creative librarian to teach course-integrated information literacy classes, provide research support to students and faculty, and develop library collections. This is a great opportunity for a new or early career librarian interested in gaining experience as a liaison librarian in a small, supportive, undergraduate-focused liberal arts environment. This one-year appointment will prepare the librarian for continued successful employment in academic libraries.

As liaison to the anthropology, political science, psychology, and educational studies departments, the Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian will work collaboratively with librarians and faculty to develop and teach information literacy classes, assess student learning, develop collections, and provide research assistance in those subject areas. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to explore additional professional interests in this position in the areas of user experience research, web design, outreach and engagement, or any other library-related topics of their choosing.

Required qualifications: Candidates must have completed an ALA-accredited master’s degree (or expect to complete their degree before the starting date of employment).

Preferred qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest information literacy education and teaching either through professional experience, internships, or coursework; possess the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; and be dedicated to positively engaging with undergraduate students. Familiarity with Springshare products would also be an asset.

This 12-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position will begin August 1, 2017.

About St. Mary’s

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY:

Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including email address), and contact information for three references. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/41727. Questions about this position may be directed to Veronica Arellano Douglas, Research & Instruction Librarian, at viarellano@smcm.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Coordinator for Digital Archives & Records – University of Delaware Archives & Records Management- Newark, DE

University of Delaware Archives and Records Management seeks qualified applicants for the position of Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records.

The person selected for this position will have primary responsibility for:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining a digital asset management system to manage the electronic collections of the Archives Program,
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining resources for the intake and archiving of the university’s electronic records, including documents, databases and data sets, file formats of all types, and web content,
  • Working with university units to establish protocols and procedures for the transfer of electronic records and content to the Archives Program via the Records Management Program.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree required.  Graduate degree in Library and/or Information Science (MLIS, MLS, etc. from an ALA accredited institution) strongly preferred.  Graduate degree in History or closely related discipline secondarily preferred.  Coursework in Computer Science or closely related field preferred.
  • Minimum of three years professional experience working as an archivist or digital archivist required.  Experience in institutional settings (i.e., universities, companies, government agencies, etc.) strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of current developments and software used in the management of electronic records and digital preservation required.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply controlled vocabularies and descriptive standards required.
  • Familiarity with current archival metadata standards required.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with university stakeholders to implement and run complex projects in a changing environment required.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and ability to take initiative required.
  • Familiarity with digital asset management systems, electronic content management systems, archives information management applications, and institutional repositories required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival, digital curation, and records management principles and best practices required.
  • Familiarity with the history of the state of Delaware and that of the University of Delaware preferred.
  • Experience with wide range of computing operating systems, storage systems, and file formats preferred.
  • Prior experience supervising staff or students preferred.
  • Track record of progressively responsible duties required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.

For information about the University of Delaware and to apply to this position, please visit UD Jobs at http://www1.udel.edu/udjobs/.

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Metadata Services Librarian- George Washington University- Washington, DC

RECRUITMENT PLAN

Rank:
Librarian I

Administrative Title:
Metadata Services Librarian

Discipline
Libraries

Contract Type:
Librarian, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) – 07/01/2017 – 6/30/2018

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements:
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification

Proposed Start Date:
07/01/2017

Position Description Summary:
GW Libraries and Academic Innovation (GWLAI) is a catalyst, a spark to generate new ideas and new possibilities. Responsive to the changing landscape of information and education, being sensitive both to traditional and emergent modes of communication, we bring together diverse constituents of faculty, students, and staff in a highly collaborative, dynamic, and deeply engaged intellectual community to support research, teaching and learning. As part of the larger George Washington University, we are a nexus where exciting things happen, where change happens, where growth happens.

Reporting to the Resource Description Coordinator, the Metadata Services Librarian works within the Division’s Resource Description Group (RDG). The RDG is responsible for describing and providing access for library collections in all formats. The Metadata Services Librarian is primarily responsible for creating original metadata, complex metadata revision, and authority work for the library’s general and special collections. The Metadata Services Librarian will help shape the identity management work for the library’s collections and is expected to collaborate with colleagues from functional areas across GW Libraries and beyond, in service of the GW Community and the profession.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs original and complex metadata creation, editing, for all formats—print and non-print— that the library collects in multiple languages and time periods according to national and local standards.
  • Works closely with professionals and paraprofessionals in an innovative, fast paced and production driven environment by taking full advantage of available metadata, helper applications, and emerging technology to augment, enhance and reuse the resource description and subject analyses for access to library collections.
  • Assumes a leadership role in designing, implementing and conducting training, resource description, and data analysis for all library projects where metadata is the essential component, including but not exclusively, manuscripts, archival materials, and digital content acquired from the Special Collections Research Center and other sources.
  • Participates in library planning, serves on library, university-wide and Washington Research Library Consortium committees.
  • The George Washington University librarians are expected to be active in librarianship information science and contribute to developments in the field.

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, D.C. The Metadata Services Librarian may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited library program, or a Master’s degree in a related information field (by appointment date)
  • Demonstrate experience with creating, editing, and transforming non-MARC metadata, such as EAD or others
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic organizational, descriptive, structural metadata standards and best practices, such as RDA, AACR, DACS, DCRM, MARC21, Dublin Core, MODS, etc., thesauri, controlled vocabulary, identity disambiguation
  • Demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and work creatively, independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, and computer/technological skills, including project management
  • Demonstrate a strong service-orientation, forward thinking and flexible
  • Demonstrate effective oral, written communication and interpersonal skills

Advertised Salary:
Base: $47,000.00

Other Benefits:
Comprehensive benefits package includes 22 days/year paid annual leave plus 12 days per year paid sick leave; medical; retirement contributions; tuition assistance.

http://www.gwu.edu/employee-benefits

Other Information:

Desired Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience with creating metadata or cataloging in an academic library, museum, archive, a comparable research environment, or a metadata service provider
  • 1 year supervisory experience
  • Experience with using OCLC Connexion and an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Familiarity with metadata creation for manuscripts, archival, rare and special collections materials
  • Experience with using open source tools and/or free software such as MarcEdit
  • Working knowledge of at least one modern European language

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications, and a curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link:
http://library.gwu.edu

Background Screening
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link
http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/42181

APPLICANT DOCUMENTS:

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

POSTING SPECIFIC QUESTIONS:

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited library program, or a Master’s degree in a related information field by the appointment date?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you demonstrate experience with creating, editing, and transforming non-MARC metadata, such as EAD or others?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you demonstrate knowledge of basic organizational, descriptive, structural metadata standards and best practices, such as RDA, AACR, DACS, DCRM(B), MARC21, Dublin Core, MODS, etc., thesauri, controlled vocabulary, identity disambiguation?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and work creatively, independently and collaboratively?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you demonstrate excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, and computer/technological skills, including project management?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you demonstrate a strong service-orientation, forward thinking and flexible?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you demonstrate effective oral, written communication and interpersonal skills?
    • Yes
    • No

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact: George Washington University
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.
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Electronic Resources Librarian- Davidson College- Davidson, NC

Job no: 492500

DAVIDSON COLLEGE, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina, invites applications for a full-time Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian works with all departments within the library and ITS to manage electronic resources and affected systems. This librarian coordinates quantitative statistical analysis, including but not limited to collecting, analyzing and reporting on usage of electronic and print collections.

Key responsibilities

Managing electronic resources

  • Manage the life cycle of new and existing digital resources from trial through subscription/purchase to renewal/cancellation, proactively updating and maintaining access, and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain accurate records for purchasing decisions, licensing, and renewals.
  • Maintain timely, accurate metadata about the library’s serial and electronic resources in a variety of systems such as the Integrated Library System, Knowledge Base, Electronic Resource Management System (ERMS), link resolver, A-Z lists, and discovery tool.
  • Research and analyze products, aggregators, and services, providing technical reviews as needed; recommend and implement new and emerging technologies to assist with management of materials within the library.

Coordinating data/analytics/quantitative assessment

  • Lead data analysis and evaluation of pricing, usage, and other metrics to support budget processes and annual reporting requirements.
  • Generate statistics and reports, including collection usage and cost analysis, to support a variety of data analysis projects.
  • Oversee the development and operation of assessment tools for data related to library collections.

Work flow/collaboration

  • Work collaboratively to develop, implement, and document optimal e-resources work flows, policies, and procedures
  • Work closely with Metadata and Systems librarians to ensure effective serial and electronic resource description and access from on and off campus.
  • Make use of APIs or custom scripts to enhance work flows and effectively exploit the power of the tools and systems selected
  • Provide information, training, and support to inform colleagues and the campus of new features and interface changes related to e-resource discovery resources.

Required qualifications

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues and trends related to electronic resource management.
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively in both collaborative and independent settings.
  • Educational background or work experience that indicates an ability to manage electronic resources and serials.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred qualifications

  • Two years experience in an academic library.
  • Experience with electronic resource tools such as link resolvers, discovery services, knowledge bases, and electronic resource management systems, including collecting, assessing, and communicating statistics of their use.
  • Experience with or educational background in statistics or research methods.
  • Experience with or educational background in programming, scripting, and APIs.
  • Ability to read and synthesize technical documentation and explore solutions independently.
  • Experience with continuing resource cataloging and tools, including OCLC Connexion, MARC, Resource Description and Access (RDA), CONSER, etc.
  • Familiarity with the current ILS (WMS) and discovery system (WCD), the electronic resource management system (Ebsco ERM and Full Text Finder), SpringShare (LibGuides) A-Z Database list, and the usage consolidation system (Ebsco Usage Consolidation).

Submit a detailed cover letter including your interest in the position, a CV, and names and contact information (including email addresses) for three current references at http://employment.davidson.edu. Applications accepted until May 1, 2017. Anticipated start date, Summer 2017.

Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, that has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

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2017 Summer Intern (paid) – Smithsonian Channel Library & Archives- Washington, D.C.

REF#: 27478

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC, US

ABOUT US:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®.

Showtime Networks Inc. owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network’s authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™ which offers Smithsonian Channel™ and Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. For more information, go to [1] www.SHO.com

References

Visible links

  1. http://www.sho.com/

DESCRIPTION:

Smithsonian Channel is seeking a Summer Intern to assist the Library & ArchivesGroup in the Washington DC office. Responsibilities will include:

  • Catalog raw footage, edited programs, and/or other media assents in a Collective Access database
  • QC master digital files and create access copies
  • Conduct footage research and/or archival research for productions, using in-house and external databases
  • Research and fact check scripts
  • Migrate files in legacy or proprietary digital formats to archival formats

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

To qualify, you must be an undergraduate student (rising junior or senior) with the following:

  • Strong interest in Cable/Entertertainment industry
  • 2.50 GPA or above
  • Submission of a cover letter – required
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work at least 35 hours/week for 8 weeks from 6/12-8/4
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work and prioritize work assignments
  • Able to provide administrative support as needed

Preferred:

  • Cable television experience a plus
  • Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above-average GPA, a plus
  • Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus
  • Prefer graduate-level coursework in Library/Information Sciences
  • Must be proficient with Mac OS
  • Familiarity with video production a plus

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Apply Now: http://cbscorporation.jobs/washington-dc/2017-summer-intern-smithsonian-channel-library-archives-washington-dc/BCF2ABEDFF874F7D8BFDFEEC2C101C71/job/

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Library Team Lead- LAC Federal- Washington, D.C

LAC Federal seeks a dynamic and experienced Library Team Lead to join a contract supporting the knowledge repository of a well-known governmental organization focused on international development located in Washington, D.C.  The repository supports the full spectrum of the organization’s knowledge needs with a library, self-directed learning center, publications archive, technical reports, and evaluations, research staff and knowledge management services.

This position will supervise contract personnel in the library, provide outreach to all internal bureaus, and provide reference services.  These services are integral to providing agency staff, contractors, other agencies, and the public with access to information.  This individual will work onsite, be responsible for scheduling, ensuring overall quality control of work, and delivering timely services performed by library employees.  This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, fully benefited position and is an excellent opportunity for an information professional with library management experience. You MUST be a US Citizen in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all aspects of the library, including maintenance of the integrated library system (ILS), cataloging and processing materials, interlibrary loan operations, collection development, and weeding the collection.
  • Manage acquisitions and at the direction of the government, place orders for selected library resources from specified vendors. Oversee organization of library resources, including print materials, subscriptions to e-journals, commercial databases and library software; approve invoices for these purchases, as well as interlibrary loans. Evaluate new e-resources and negotiate contracts with external vendors.
  • Hire, train and manage Library and Learning Resources Center staff; conduct annual performance reviews in a timely manner.  Provide administrative direction for all LAC employees on the contract and approve time sheets.
  • Plan and manage projects, including software implementation, needs assessments, database launches, strategic planning exercises, and special events.
  • Support division and project strategic planning for the library and Self-Directed Learning Center.  Plan and oversee the implementation of all changes.
  • Plan and manage projects, including special events, software implementation, customer surveys, and e-resource launches and report weekly on progress.
  • Continually monitor and report on performance and progress using metrics for usage, demand, quality, and impact of library services.
  • Lead outreach initiatives to promote the use of library services, such as new employee orientations, office presentations, and personalized consultations. Update library promotional materials and request forms.
  • Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the areas of foreign assistance and economic development, as well as trends in library and information science and related technology.
  • Provide ready reference, research and information discovery services for Agency staff and partners, manage collection development and maintenance, and maintain electronic resources and Library supported web sites.
  • Respond to reference questions about KSC services, the Agency, and international development topics through regular duty at the reference desk and by responding to virtual information requests using a wide variety of databases including Nexis, EBSCO, Business Monitor Online, World Bank e-Library and others.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association;
  • 10 years of library management experience, including supervisory experience; project management experience;
  • Demonstrate a broad cross-section of library science expertise and have a proven record of success in applying skills and expertise in a major library setting, particularly within the federal government;
  •  Ability to recommend items for withdrawal, or new library resources to update the collection or fill knowledge gaps within the collection as needed;
  • Experience in the use of library related information technology; ILS, Google and MS Office applications; web-based content management systems; mobile and e-Reader technologies
  • Ability to work in a team environment with federal staff, contractors as well as independently;
  • Knowledge of international development and foreign assistance programs and familiarity with print materials, e-resources and websites in the international development field.
  • Demonstrated skills in: database searching, ILS administration, e-resource evaluation and training;
  • Strong organizational, planning and communication skills;
  • U.S. citizenship required; Secret clearance desirable.

 

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/b8eqn4

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 Technician- Mt. San Antonio College- Walnut, CA

Job Category: Classified

Employee Group:

Time (Percent Time): 47.5%

Term (months/year): 12 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday – Thursday, 2:00pm – 6:45pm

Salary Range: A-71

Salary: Steps 1 – 6, $1,784 – $2,277 per month

Shift Differential:

Health & Welfare: Employees working less than fifty (50%) percent are not eligible for health and welfare benefits. The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan.*Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change

Department: Library & Learning Resources

Open Date: 04/03/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and clerical tasks related to library services; provides direct service and assistance to staff and students.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from the Dean, Learning and Library Resources. Exercises no supervision of staff. May provide technical and functional direction and training to less experienced staff.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
This is the journey-level within the Library Technician class series that is responsible for library duties involved in acquisition, circulation, maintenance, and distribution of library books and related materials. Incumbents provide customer service to library patrons including resolving routine to complex customer issues, interpreting library policies, and making necessary changes to patron accounts. Incumbents may assist patrons at public desks, such as the circulation desk and throughout the library. Incumbents t this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the library. This class is distinguished from the Lead Library Technician in that the latter performs more advanced technical and specialized library support services duties requiring additional training and/or experience and provides technical and functional direction and training to less experienced staff.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:(Illustrative Only)

  • Assists students and staff at the circulation desk and directs library patrons to appropriate locations and/or staff; responds to more complex complaints, inquiries, and requests for information; assists in interpreting and applying regulations, policies, procedures, systems, rules, and precedents in response to inquiries and complaints from patrons; answers calls, resolves questions and problem, or directs callers to appropriate District staff as necessary.
  • Receives and discharges library materials, registers library patrons, and makes changes to accounts as needed.
  • Performs copy cataloging to ensure accurate bibliographic records in an integrated library system.
  • Performs technical services in support of accurate records.
  • Identifies damaged materials; uses discretion in resolving fee and fine disputes; collects and records fees and fines.
  • Assesses damaged books, assists in mending books; discards damaged books, magazines and periodicals in accordance with library policies.
  • Searches shelves for overdue and lost items.
  • Prepares circulating materials for use.
  • Determines where books will be located in circulation areas.
  • Receives, logs, labels, and prepares magazines and newspapers for display and use by patrons; mounts changing displays in cases throughout the library.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine to complex clerical duties to support operations, including filing, preparing records and basic reports, developing signage and flyers, and ordering and maintaining office and other related supplies; types booklists.
  • Maintains accurate and detailed records, verifies accuracy of information, researches discrepancies, and records information.
  • Assist patrons with operating library equipment, including online catalog system, microfilm reader and printer, magazine index, and the internet.
  • Maintains copier supplies.
  • Receives and sorts delivered or returned library materials and a variety of correspondence.
  • Train and provide work direction and guidance to student workers in the performance of routine library tasks.
  • Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

  • Standard library practices and procedures including circulation.
  • Principles, practices, and techniques of effectively dealing with the public.
  • Terminology related to library classification and cataloging.
  • Alphabetic and numeric systems for classifying and organizing library materials.
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation.
  • Arithmetic principles and cash handling.
  • Modern office practices and technology, including personal computer hardware and software applications related to the work.
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Identify and implement effective course of action to complete assigned work.
  • Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed.
  • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized library services software applications programs.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
  • Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework in library science or related field, and two (2) full-time equivalent years of library clerical or related experience. Associates degree from a regionally accredited college in Library Science is desired.

Equivalencies:

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:
Employees may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California drivers license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California drivers license.

Working Environment:
Incumbents work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This classification primarily works indoors and requires frequent standing in and walking between work areas. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Incumbents in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and shelve materials. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 35 pounds, and occasionally heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Hazards:

Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Examination Requirements:

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Application Procedure:

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on April 25, 2017 are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. Two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Inquiries/Contact:

Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

Selection Procedure:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Conflict of Interest

Cancel RTF Policy:
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position. This Recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

To apply, visit: https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/

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APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:
Mt. San Antonio College
Online App. Form:
It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.594.5611, ext. 4225.

Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Business Intake Analyst- Blank Rome

New Business Intake Analyst

Duties and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains efficient workflow of new business intake process
  • Analyses and reviews new business intake forms for quality and completeness
  • Researches corporate history of clients and related parties using corporate databases such as Dun and Bradstreet, Avention, Hoovers and other online resources
  • Performs additional conflict searches for prospective clients and related parties by using Intapp Open conflicts database
  • Examines and reviews engagement letters for accuracy and confirms consistency with standards established by the Office of General Counsel
  • Works with Senior Manager of New Business Intake and Conflicts and other Conflicts Analysts to identify risks, adversities to clients and other policy issues that emerge in new business
  • Provides excellent and timely customer service to all Firm attorneys and personnel
  • Must be task oriented and flexible with respect to overtime throughout the work week, weekends, and in some cases holidays
  • Must be readily available if and when emergencies arise
  • The employee may be asked to perform additional duties not listed in the job description but as they relate to New Business Intake or Conflicts

Education

  • College degree and three or more years of progressive experience in New Business Intake, Conflicts or a related field in law firms

o   Candidates with a JD will be prioritized

o   Candidates with a Paralegal Certificate are a plus

Communication Skills

  • Must possess the ability to regularly communicate in both written and verbal form with attorneys, staff and clients

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and Excel; Elite and Intapp Open software experience a plus

Skills

  • Possess a working knowledge of Dun and Bradstreet, Hoovers, Lexis/Westlaw, Pacer, Avention and is able to interpret the data produced by those systems
  • Knowledge of conflict of interest principles in order to define relationships and related parties
  • Exercise good judgment to determine if issues should be escalated to the Senior Manager of New Business Intake and Conflicts
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Must possess excellent organizational, analytical and written skills
  • Must possess extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to work on complex matters in a fast-paced and high pressure environment
  • Ability to work with and handle confidential matters
  • Ability to perform essential functions with a reasonable accommodation

Work Environment

  • High pressure
  • Deadline driven

Apply online at Blank Rome–New Business Intake Analyst

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