East Lansing, MI: Special Formats Catalog Librarian, Michigan State University

Posting Number:     9169
Internal Posting Date:     03-06-2014
Internal Closing Date:     03-26-2014
External Closing Date:     03-26-2014
Review of Applications begins on:
Job Title:     Librarian I
Major Administrative Unit/College:     Libraries
Primary Department:     10056536  LIBRARIES
Position Employee Group:     Continuing System Academic Staff-FAS
Appointment Basis:     Annual Year, 12 months
Appointment Status:     Continuing System Academic Staff
Employment %:     100

Position Summary:
The Special Materials Catalog Librarian will report to the Head of the Cataloging and Metadata Services Team and will be responsible for original and complex copy cataloging of materials including maps, graphical materials and special format resources of all types in a variety of languages and subjects. May also catalog textual print materials in foreign languages. Creates name authority records for the LC/NACO national authority file, as needed. Participates in the problem solving and policy making activities of the Cataloging and Metadata Services unit; serves as a resource person for library staff on rules and best practices for special materials cataloging; works with the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services to develop local cataloging policies and procedures for special materials; shares with library colleagues relevant information gained from professional activities and uses that knowledge to improve unit operations; monitors cataloging trends and maintains awareness of emerging issues in bibliographic control; participates in library committees, task groups, and special projects, particularly those related to cataloging, metadata, and bibliographic control. The successful candidate must be broadly focused and adventurous enough to expand or shift their range of responsibilities to meet evolving campus needs as well as participate approximately quarter-time in a secondary assignment based on the needs of the library and interests and qualifications of the librarian. Other appropriate duties as assigned.

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Davenport, IA: PT Archivist, St. Ambrose University

Position:     Archivist – Part-Time
Location:     St. Ambrose University
Description:

The Library at St. Ambrose University seeks a part-time Archivist for the Library Special Collections & Archives.  Responsibilities include organizing and classifying the Archives collections; insuring the proper storage and preservation of the Archives; designing and implementing exhibitions and learning opportunities for the campus; and providing instruction and assistance in research using the Archives.

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Wilmington, DE: Project Archivist, Hagley Museum & Library

Hagley is seeking a full-time project archivist for a two-year effort to process the audiovisual materials in its David Sarnoff Collection.

The position is part of a three-year grant-funded project to make fully accessible to researchers the David Sarnoff Collection, the extraordinary and comprehensive 2,800-linear-foot archive of materials documenting the business dealings of David Sarnoff, pioneer of the media and electronics age. The history of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and the founding of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) are recorded in the collection’s manuscripts, reports, notebooks, publications, photographs, moving images, and sound recordings. RCA’s research & development activities as well as the emerging American consumer culture are also recorded here. They vastly enlarge RCA-related collections already at Hagley.

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Chicago, IL: Programmer/Analyst 2, University of Chicago

Requisition Number:  094843
Departmental Job Title:  Programmer/Analyst 2
Type of Position:  Staff
Number of Positions Available:  1
Division:  Library
Department:  454780101-DIGITAL LIBRARY SYSTEMS

Standard Summary
Under general direction, formulates and defines the scope and objectives for new or existing applications or programs requiring custom development. Typically carries out assignments with minimal direction from a project manager or programming development manager. Works with stakeholders to gather requirements for developmental programs. Reviews and analyzes business and technical requirements. Designs applications to meet business and technical requirements. Translates specifications into business cases, models, and ultimately into designs and actual programming code. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems and works at a high technical level in all phases of application development and programming activities. Works as part of a team with varying responsibilities for completion of an entire project or a phase of a project. Participates in component design, programming, code reviews, and unit testing. Designs and develops technology and models for development projects as assigned. Performs code testing on components and works to ensure appropriate implementation standards are met. Evaluates design alternatives for development cost and solutions using various methods. Typically works with business analysts, project managers, and end-users to ensure that delivery expectations are met. Provides support and maintenance for existing applications and participates in production support during business hours and pre-launch hours. Resolves customer complaints and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements from end-users. Demonstrates programs. Provides appropriate written documentation of project development and programming code.

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