Position: Digital Resources Analyst
Location: Southern Maryland Regional Library
Salary: $54,167 – $86,668 per year
Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.
The Southern Maryland Regional Library seeks a professional analyst to join our team.
- Manages digital resources.
- Provides recommendations and support to leadership regarding digital resources needs and services.
- Provides customer support for report and data-driven decisions.
- Assists in problem solving through the evaluation of data.
- Collects, organizes and interprets data using statistical analysis or other methods for the regional library and our stakeholders.
- Acts as a vendor liaison.
The Regional Library administers and deploys various digital resources to serve our customers. To be successful in this position, the candidate must be flexible, intelligent, able to utilize statistical and data analytics expertise, willing to learn, and skillful in working with customers.
Associate’s Degree or vocational/technical school degree required. Three years of data analytics experience required.
All applicants must complete an application, which can be found on our website https://smrla.org/jobs
Application Deadline: May 18, 2021
Position: Project STAND Coordinator
Location: University of Maryland Libraries
Salary: $50,000 – $55,000 per year
Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.
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.
Project STAND, is a grassroots archival consortia project of nearly 70 colleges and universities around the country, founded to create a centralized digital space which highlights analog and digital collections emphasizing student activism in marginalized communities. Project STAND fosters ethical documentation of contemporary and past social justice movements in underdocumented student populations. STAND also advocates for collections by collaborating with educators to provide pedagogical support and create digital resources. Our project hosts workshops, and forums for information professionals, academics, technologists, humanists, etc. who are interested in building communities with student organizers and their allies, leading to sustainable relationships, and inclusive physical and digital spaces of accountability, diversity, and equity.
In partnership with Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff library and Project STAND, the Project Coordinator, based in the UMD Libraries, will be responsible for organizing and completing activities for a 3-year Mellon Grant, AUC Woodruff Library in Partnership with Project STAND: Building Capacity, Ethical Documentation and Archiving of Student Activism in BIPOC Communities.
The Project Coordinator will report directly to the Co-Principal Investigator / Project STAND Founder and University Archivist at the University of Maryland Libraries, with a dotted line of support to the Principal Investigator at AUC Woodruff Library.
This impactful project will include hosting residencies, workshops, co-coordinating micro-grants for digitization projects, coordinating oral history and podcasting projects that will focus on the archival profession and social justice.
This is a full-time (40 hours per week), grant-funded position with benefits and works within University Archives. The University Archives captures the day-to-day functioning of a highly complex research institution in all its many facets: administration, academics, athletics, the arts, and other student activities. The University Archives is a key resource for the history and present activities of the University of Maryland, especially the College Park campus.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage logistics for two residencies and five workshops; travel required after pandemic restrictions are lifted. Assist in coordinating budgets and scheduling activities, virtual meetings, handling communications for the project, including emails. Provide support for project committees and teams, including assisting with scheduling project meetings and recording minutes as necessary.
Conduct research, compile and synthesize reports, assist in monitoring and coordinating the administration of post-award grants to ensure that budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and agency requirements are being followed.
Assist in managing digitization projects, manage Project STAND social media platforms, including working with graphic designers on social media campaigns, and assist in conducting and coordinating oral histories, podcasts and transcription.
Bachelor’s degree required
- Demonstrated experience in the Information Profession (internships, volunteering, assistantships acceptable)
- Demonstrate significant experience engaging in work on issues around equity, diversity and inclusion, and social justice
- Strong organizational and analytical skills
- Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively in teams and independently, as well as exercise sound decision-making
- Strong time management skills
- Demonstrate flexibility, agility and adaptability with deliverables
- Provide examples of project management
- Reliable access to the Internet when working remotely
- Demonstrated experience working with standard office applications, including Microsoft Office (outlook, word, excel, etc.), and Google suite applications (gmail, google drive, google docs, etc.)
Master’s degree in Information profession, History, or related field
Demonstrated knowledge of African American history
Familiarity with project management software
Working knowledge of web development tools, Omeka and ArchivesSpace
Position: Associate Director of Informationist Services
Location: Johns Hopkins University/Welch Medical Library
Salary: $71,445 – $98,205 per year
Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.
Johns Hopkins University & Medicine is a world leader in advancing biomedical research, specifically in translational and data sciences, and precision medicine initiatives. With its top-ranked health sciences schools, affiliated hospitals, and health system, Johns Hopkins is setting the standard for excellence in education, clinical care, and global engagement to improve human health, and we are committed to creating a working and learning environment that embraces and supports diversity, inclusion, and health equity.
The Welch Medical Library seeks to hire an Associate Director of Informationist Services. This position is a member of the Library’s senior management team and is responsible for conceiving, planning, directing, and evaluating information services to faculty, staff, fellows, residents, and students in the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, and/or the Johns Hopkins Health System. Working in a complex, fast-paced, and distributed information delivery environment the successful applicant will collaborate with other senior managers in the overall development of information services. The goal of the department is to define and grow our deeply embedded library services while developing innovative information solutions to emerging opportunities to serve the faculty, staff, and students of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI). The information services of the department focus particularly on identifying and meeting needs for health information resources through performing needs assessments, identifying and addressing barriers to access, and the creation of strategic information partnerships between the librarians and staff of the Welch Medical Library and our large user community. This individual will lead the library’s Informationist team at the forefront of revitalizing the way information experts engage with the Johns Hopkins’ academic community and at a time when we are reshaping the way we work to meet the demands of a world changed by COVID-19. As a member of the Library’s senior management team, the Associate Director shares responsibility for determining the future course of the Welch Library, including both strategic and operational planning. This position reports to the Director of the Library.
For a full description of this position please visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Associate-Director-Informationist-Services-MD-21205/725404500/
Benefits include medical, dental, prescription drug plans, paid holidays, annual leave, sick leave, and tuition remission. JHU provides a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. EOE/AAE/M/F/D
MLS degree in library from an ALA-accredited library school, or library and information science degree.
5 years professional and progressively responsible management library experience.
Position: Online Learning Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library
Salary: $46,074 per year
Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.
The Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks a dynamic and innovative librarian to join our Research and Technology Services Department. The Online Learning Librarian, who will report to the Research and Innovation Librarian, will lead and direct the creation, implementation, and assessment of online learning services and programs.
The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with campus partners to grow and continuously improve the Library’s online learning program that supports the information needs of a diverse population of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University.
- Grow and continuously improve an effective program of online instruction including managing, developing, and accessing a broad range of teaching and learning objects that support research, teaching, and learning for faculty, students, and staff. Examples include, but are not limited to, modular web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides, and emerging educational technologies.
- Proactively seek faculty partners to promote and integrate information and digital literacy instruction into academic programs.
- Provide library research instruction to on-campus and remote students incorporating active learning into both in-person and online experiences.
- Work closely with units on the two campuses (Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University) to provide services to students including, but not limited to, technology services and online program support.
- Investigate and implement enhancements to services for remote students.
- Coordinate LNDL’s participation in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’ (AJCU) Virtual Reference consortium and provide general reference service.
- Perform liaison duties to promote services and resources to faculty.
- Participate in departmental and library-wide initiatives.
- ALA-accredited Master’s in Library/Information Science;
- Demonstrated instruction experience;
- Demonstrated knowledge of current trends, best practices, and issues in online learning;
- Demonstrated knowledge of video conferencing software;
- Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
- Demonstrated leadership skills;
- Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively;
- Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.
- Experience providing research and/or instructional design support;
- Working knowledge of online learning theory;
- Working knowledge of platforms such as Zoom, Sidecar Learning, LibGuides, and other learning object creation software;
- Coursework or degree in instructional technology design;
- Working knowledge of open-source technologies, course management software, web design, or instructional design;
- Familiarity with inclusive pedagogies and instruction practices in order to engage students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in traditional academic libraries;
- Familiarity with tools and standards for creating accessible online learning objects.