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Nursing Librarian - UT Arlington (10/18/2017)

The Information Literacy & Health Sciences Librarian is a member of the Experiential Learning & Undergraduate Research Department and reports to the Department Head for Experiential Learning & Undergraduate Research. This position is responsible for subject services to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and the Biology Department focused on student success, including providing active learning-based instruction and research consultations, partnering with faculty to integrate experiential learning and information literacy into curricula, and working with the Online Engagement Health Sciences Librarian to develop services that meet the unique needs of our online nursing students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Develops and maintains a working, interactive, and dynamic relationship with faculty, students, and staff in assigned disciplines. (10%)

2.      Collaborates with faculty to develop curriculum that integrates Libraries’ resources, information literacy, and experiential learning into courses (15%)

3.      Provides active and experiential learning opportunities in the Libraries’ classroom and creative spaces (25%)

4.      Develops and maintains online teaching materials and guides and participates in digital learning initiatives (10%)

5.      Extends services through office hours, embedded librarianship, and social media (30%)

6.      Performs other duties assigned. (10%)

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills
  • Computer literate and technologically adept.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with integrating active learning, information literacy, and experiential learning into curricula
  • Experience with outreach and marketing services to students and faculty
  • Experience with developing and providing professional development related to teaching and learning to librarians and library staff
  • Experience providing impactful services and instruction in online environments
  • Familiarity with evidence-based practice and health sciences trends and topics, including evidence-based practice and HIPAA 
  • Familiarity with systematic review publishing and the grant writing process
  • Knowledge of information literacy theory and practice, various teaching methodologies, and research related to pedagogy and learning
  • Experience with current and emerging technologies and their application in academic libraries, including Springshare products, integrated library systems, ILLiad, and teaching tools

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Project planning and management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to lead, cultivate, and empower staff
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Customer service skills
  •  Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations
  • Ability to follow through on projects
  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions
  • Collaboration and coordination skills
  • Ability to excel in a “perpetual beta” environment, with frequent change and intelligent risk-taking      

Working Conditions:

This position will include non-traditional work hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays depending on the needs of the university community.  Some positions will have permanent overnight shifts. Flexibility is required to ensure the department is appropriately staffed in order to satisfy all service needs. Professional development, conferences, and training may require travel and/or overnight accommodations. Exposure to standard office conditions. Repetitive use 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills
  • Computer literate and technologically adept.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.

Other Requirements

Strong affinity for the UTA Libraries’ core values(http://library.uta.edu/library-vision-and-values):

    • We value community.
    • We value learning, discovery, and knowledge creation.
    • We value excellence.
    • We value risk-taking and innovation.
    • We value transparency of communication and integrity of action.
    • We value service.
    • We value collaboration.
    • We value flexibility. 

GIS Librarian/Instructional Assistant Professor – Texas A&M University at Galveston [PAR#3983] (10/11/2017)

The Jack K. Williams Library and the Marine Sciences Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) invites applicants for the position of GIS Librarian, a non-tenure track faculty position at the Instructional Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have earned a Master of Library & Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution.

The Librarian will receive a joint appointment in the Library and the Marine Sciences Department. The Librarian will teach 2 GIS courses in the Marine Sciences Department and provide support for GIS in that department. Additionally, the Librarian will provide collection, research and discovery support for students, faculty and staff through the Library.

The individual selected will demonstrate a solid understanding of GIS theory, applications, software and emerging technologies. The Librarian will acquire and provide support in the discovery, use and management of locally created and externally available GIS data, collections and tools in collaboration with data creators and researchers. The Librarian will also work with others to develop scalable, sustainable and domain-appropriate GIS services in support of research, support data visualization activities by promoting techniques associated with specialized, evolving data visualization tools for spatial applications and provide support for GIS services through reference, research consultations, online help guides, websites and other outreach efforts.

The appointment is at TAMUG, a branch campus of TAMU College Station, with comprehensive emphasis on education and research related to the ocean.  With approximately 2,300 students, the campus offers a wide spectrum of ocean-based programs to students, including Marine Biology, Marine Science, Maritime Administration, Maritime Studies, Maritime Systems Engineering, the Texas Maritime Academy, and a small fleet of vessels devoted to supporting ocean-related programs. 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications will be accepted through November 27, 2017 and the review will begin in December 2017. The anticipated start date for the position is Fall 2018.  The Jack K. Williams Library is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of TAMUG’s academic community.  All individuals, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply. For more information about the position, contact the Director of the Library, Dr. David R. Baca by email (bacad@tamug.edu).

To apply, reference PAR#3983 and send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with their contact information to hr@tamug.edu or mail to:

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Human Resources Department

P. O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX  77553-1675

Phone 409-740-4532 | Fax 409-740-5005

All non-tenure track positions are subject to budgetary availability, student enrollment needs, programmatic needs and turnover rates. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Texas A&M University at Galveston is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Notice of Non-discrimination:  http://vpfa.tamu.edu/media/642261/NoticeOfNonDiscrimination.pdf

 

University of Texas at Arlington Library Positions 

  • Library Specialist - The Library Specialist serves as a proactive ambassador for the Libraries and University providing extraordinary customer experiences for the UTA community, guests, partners, and colleagues within a dynamic, high-volume, 24/7 environment. Engages in a team-based leadership model to provide extraordinary customer service in person and virtually in support of the research, teaching and learning …

  • Personal Computing Specialist II is responsible for providing technical support regarding the configuration, installation, maintenance, and repair of microcomputer equipment, software applications, and related peripheral equipment for the University Libraries

  • Librarian - The Systems Librarian for Assessment, Analytics, and Application Integration is responsible for systems administration and programming/analysis in support of the University Libraries.  

  • Librarian - Provides leadership in managing the life cycle of electronic resources. Work collaboratively with the Content Delivery Librarian in supporting liaison librarians for outreach and scholarship. The incumbent is also responsible for license negotiation and maintaining positive and beneficial professional relationships with vendors.

Information Literacy & Health Sciences Librarian (S00190P)  (posted 6/19/2017)

University of Texas at Arlington 

Why choose us?

We are a library that values exploring risk and revolutionary concepts in libraries. We think beyond traditional collections and services by developing programs that push creation, exploration, and innovation by our faculty and students. As UT Arlington accelerates its journey as the model 21st century urban research university, the Libraries’ excellent staff and services are the heart of the campus, united toward that goal.

Your job with us…

The Information Literacy & Health Sciences Librarian is a member of the Experiential Learning & Undergraduate Research Department and reports to the Department Head for Experiential Learning & Undergraduate Research. This position is responsible for subject services to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and the Biology Department focused on student success, including providing active learning-based instruction and research consultations, partnering with faculty to integrate experiential learning and information literacy into curricula, and working with the Online Engagement & Health Sciences Librarian to develop services that meet the unique needs of our online nursing students.

What you bring…

Requirements: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree; demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills; computer literate and technologically adept.

Preferred: Experience with integrating active learning, information literacy, and experiential learning into curricula. Experience with outreach and marketing services to students and faculty. Experience with developing and providing professional development related to teaching and learning to librarians and library staff.  Experience providing impactful services and instruction in online environments. Familiarity with evidence-based practice and health sciences trends and topics, including evidence-based practice and HIPAA. Familiarity with systematic review publishing and the grant writing process. Knowledge of information literacy theory and practice, various teaching methodologies, and research related to pedagogy and learning. Experience with current and emerging technologies and their application in academic libraries, including Springshare products, integrated library systems, ILLiad, and teaching tools.

About the University

The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a projected global enrollment of close to 57,000 in AY 2016-17, UTA is the largest institution in The University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was recently cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.

The Community

Within a 25-mile radius of the center of Arlington is a dynamic community of over 2 million people. The Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers call the city home, and their stadiums are in the heart of the entertainment district, which includes the Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor theme parks. Arlington is recognized as the entertainment capital of Texas.  Arlington is conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth, which feature internationally renowned cultural and arts districts, restaurants, and a vibrant night scene. The nearby Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport is a major hub with nonstop flights to myriad national and international destinations.

Applications

Please submit applications at https://uta.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/2504 and include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three professional references. This job may close at any time.

Finalists will make a formal presentation to Libraries’ staff on a topic to be provided.  The successful candidate will be required to work some evening, weekend and holiday hours.  This is a non-tenure track position. 

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. The UTA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.

Health & Life Sciences Librarian (Posted 8/8/2017)

Baylor University - Waco, TX 

Come be part of the Research and Engagement Team at Baylor University Libraries!  As the Health and Life Sciences Librarian, you will be actively involved in outreach and engagement, research services, teaching and learning, collections, acquiring subject knowledge, and developing scholarly communications for the health and life science departments specifically and the university community in general.

 For a full list of requirements and more details about the position, please visit http://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/2568.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, references and transcripts to Sha Towers, Search Committee Chair at sha_towers@baylor.edu

 To ensure full consideration, your application must be completed by 8/25/2017.

 

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