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POSITION: Information Services Librarian (Indiana). Deadline: September 13, 2017.

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INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN – Ball State University Libraries

Ball State University is accepting applications for a professional position as Information Services Librarian.

The assignment may require working some evenings and/or weekends.

Major responsibilities:   Provide specialized reference service to students, faculty, and others through in-person, telephone, online, and chat; provide individualized research consultation; provide outreach and service to the campus community; participate collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop, promote, and provide library instruction and information literacy; participate in collection development for print and electronic materials.

Minimum qualifications:  MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA accredited program at time of appointment.   Experience with electronic information services and library systems and their applications for information service and library instruction.

Preferred qualifications: Additional advanced degrees.   Experience with web page design and development; experience with federal government publications; experience with legal reference; experience with small-screen mobile smart device applications.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Apply on-line at  Include the following documents with your application:  Resume and cover letter, and Master’s transcripts.  Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through September 13, 2017.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Ball State University encourages all interested applicants to frequently visit the official Ball State University web site at where open positions are listed and described in detail.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

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Job Announcement – Catalog Librarian, University of Houston – Clear Lake. Position Deadline: Until filled.

From the Government Document Issues  listserv

Job Announcement:

Catalog Librarian, University of Houston-Clear Lake

The Catalog Librarian manages all cataloging activities including original cataloging, copy cataloging, and the cataloging of electronic resources. The cataloger is responsible for the maintenance of all MARC bibliographic and item level records in the library’s integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) and in the national OCLC database. This position also manages the federal and state depository collections.  In addition, the Catalog Librarian supervises and trains the cataloging paraprofessional, oversees their work, and monitors their workflow.  This person also participates in collection development and University shared governance activities. Requires 6-7 consecutive hours of computer-intensive work daily. Other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution with two years of cataloging experience using AACR2 in an online environment.
Desired Requirements:

Experience with or training in the use of OCLC Connexion and Innovative ILS. Knowledge of resource discovery systems and eBook acquisitions models. Knowledge of XML-based metadata standards such Dublin Core.  Reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages.
Position Deadline:  Until filled.
Apply Here

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Job posting – Physical and Mathematical Sciences Librarian. Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017.

From SLA Connect

Harold B. Lee Library Job Announcement

Come join the Science and Engineering Department at Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library!

As the Physical and Mathematical Sciences Librarian, you will be involved with the latest research at Brigham Young University (BYU), working closely with faculty and students in a variety of disciplines including computer science, animation, physics, astronomy, and more. You’ll collaborate with faculty across campus as you teach library sessions for a broad range of courses, and you will work hands-on with emerging technologies like virtual reality.

This position is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) at BYU’s Library.  Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, both pension and retirement savings plans, and appreciation for work-life balance. BYU is located in Provo, Utah with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports and cultural events.

BYU is a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.

For complete job announcement and to apply go to: 

Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017.

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