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Tenure Track Medical Librarian, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

 The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Medical Library is currently seeking a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty librarian within the Department of Foundational Medical Studies. The successful candidate will be an innovative, collaborative and service-oriented librarian expected to work with medical students and an interdisciplinary team of master educators, clinicians and researchers within the Department of Foundational Medical Studies, OUWB and Oakland University’s Medical Library. 

Please see the full position description at https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/25809 for more information and to apply.

Manager/Access & User Services, Central Michigan University 

This position provides overall leadership and management in the areas of Access Services and Resource Sharing which includes the Checkout Desk, the Information Desk, Extended Hours Study, Course Reserves, Stack Maintenance and Inventory, Building Security, Events, Interlibrary Loan, and Document Delivery. Supervises and evaluates two regular staff members. Reviews and establishes policies, manages budgets, maintains statistics, resolves problems, coordinates special projects and fosters collaboration for meeting library goals. 

Essential Job Functions:
Initiates, evaluates, manages, and oversees the planning, development, and implementation of a broad range of access services for CMU students, faculty, and staff as well as guest patrons and other libraries.
Promotes service excellence and develops user-centered policies and procedures.
Provides client services as needed and resolves client complaints effectively.
Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates two full-time staff members.
Approves staff schedules and ensures staff coverage all hours the library is open.
Fosters effective communication, teamwork, collaboration and shared problem-solving within and between departments.
Analyzes and reports departmental data.
Adjusts services, workflow, duties, and responsibilities accordingly.
Manages departmental budgets and ensures effective stewardship of allocated funds.
Keeps up-to-date on new technologies and innovations in access services and interlibrary loan.
Develops and maintains current knowledge of the integrated library system and interlibrary loan system.
Serves as a member of the Libraries’ Deans Advisory Council and other committees and groups.
Participates actively in access services and interlibrary loan initiatives, listservs, committees, and associations.
Performs other duties as assigned. 

ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science.
Five years successful library work experience, including public services.
Two years successful supervisory/management experience.
Significant knowledge of computer software and systems such as MS Office, student information systems, integrated library systems, and interlibrary loan systems.
Knowledge of cataloging/bibliographic records and advanced searching skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
Strong commitment to providing excellent service to the public.
Demonstrated ability to implement change initiatives.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to successfully manage stressful situations.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Professional experience in an academic library setting.
Project management experience.
Budget management experience.
Experience using Ex Libris Alma, ILLiad, and MeLCat systems. 

 Appointment: Full time, 12-month, M-F 8-5
Compensation: $60,000 - $72,000 annually

CMU Applicant Portal | MANAGER/ACCESS & USER SERVICES (cmich.edu)

Reference Librarian, Delta College Library – FT Reference Librarian 

The successful candidate must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of belonging, diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Description: Delta College is seeking a Reference Librarian who is committed to the college’s philosophy that education serves the greater good by providing students access to a better life. The candidates for librarian positions understand that community colleges are positioned to fundamentally change people’s lives, and as a result, society itself. Required qualities include a belief that continuous improvement in access to academic/learning resources and relationships with students, faculty, staff and the college community are hallmarks of librarians who has been called to the profession. We are seeking a Reference Librarian who embraces the idea of helping students achieve their goals, and approaches academic excellence as evidenced in equity as a moral imperative. The librarian position is responsible for reference and research assistance; collection development in specified areas; information literacy instruction; digital learning materials creation; and technology initiatives. 

• Provide reference assistance to assist in research, referral, and technology assistance questions in a variety of modalities
• Develop and promote library and information literacy instruction in a variety of modalities; provide and assess instruction sessions
• Create, conduct, and present workshops for faculty, staff and students
• Participate in digital learning materials creation (ie: online tutorials and guides) and support, as well as in technology initiatives

FACULTY OER SUPPORT SERVICES • Assist faculty in locating OER books and materials • Work with faculty to compile resources into an OER text
STUDENT SUPPORT FOR ONLINE INSTRUCTION • Technology assistance (including OER) • Online laboratory kits distribution and assistance
DEVELOPMENT & ASSESSMENT OF COLLECTIONS & SERVICES • Share in collection development by selecting and maintaining diverse collections in books, e-books, periodicals, and databases for specified areas of library resources. • Assist in development and management of library website and online database troubleshooting • Collect and interpret library usage statistics • Plan and execute library marketing and outreach efforts including digital and physical displays, signage, activities and events
STUDENT ASSISTANTS • Assist in training and supervision of student assistants
COLLEGIALITY/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT • Contribute to campus belonging, equity, diversity and inclusion efforts • Represent Delta College with a collegial, service-oriented approach; work effectively as a team with library staff and student assistants; and as an individual show initiative in planning and executing position responsibilities • Serve on library, organizational, and college committees • Participate in professional development opportunities to expand knowledge of library trends and resources Other duties as assigned; evenings and weekends may be required. 

  Qualifications: • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program • 1-3 years of position related experience • Experience in an academic setting is preferred but not required 

Compensation: $54,585 - $60,598 


Western Michigan University – Faculty Librarians

WMU Applicant Site : Posting Details (wmujobs.org) 

 There are multiple openings for this position. The hiring department will utilize the applicants in this pool for consideration of the other position(s). By applying for this posting, you will be considered for each position. You may also receive multiple email communications. Please visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs for further information regarding the position requirements and application procedures. Review of applications will begin July 18, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Only applications submitted through the WMU Jobs website will be considered. These positions are fiscal year, tenure-track appointments and will be located on Western Michigan University's main campus in Kalamazoo, MI. These positions require employees to work onsite. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities. 

 Go to: http://www.wmich.edu/hr/employees/faculty for benefits and other information. 

  Essential Job Function:

- Planning, teaching, and assessing information literacy instruction sessions in the assigned liaison areas, using various instructional modalities (in-person, synchronous online, asynchronous online) as appropriate.
- Consulting with classroom faculty on information-literacy related assignment design and content-related library collections.
- Meeting with library users for individual reference consultations, which includes maintaining an open online calendar for scheduling consultations.
- Providing online reference via email and LibChat.
- Responding to inquiries about library instruction, reference, and collections.
- Assisting students, faculty, and researchers in the assigned liaison areas with various search services, which may include participating in systematic and scoping reviews.
- Participating in collections management activities, such as content-specific acquisitions recommendations and deselection projects.
- Designing and updating LibGuides, online tutorials, and other online learning objects to support the curriculum in the assigned liaison areas.
- Promoting library resources and services to the assigned liaison departments via multiple communication channels.
- Participating in library engagement events and initiatives.
- Supporting colleagues with high teaching loads as needed and as available.
- Participating in faculty governance and other shared leadership opportunities.
- Fulfilling responsibilities as a member of the University Libraries faculty in the areas of professional recognition (scholarship and other recognition), and professional service (service to the University, the Libraries, and professional library organizations). 


- A master's degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or international equivalent as identified by ALA, or a completed bachelor's degree and verified enrollment in an MLIS program with an anticipated graduation date no later than August 30, 2022 from an accredited institution.
- Demonstrated potential for achievement in library instruction and reference in a liaison librarian environment, including comfort in initiating new conversations, public speaking, and facilitating group activities.
- Familiarity with common library instruction tools and resources, such as discovery tools, subject databases, LibGuides, teaching and learning systems (e.g., Blackboard or D2L), assessment software, and citation managers.
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
- Commitment to incorporating diversity, inclusion, and equity principles into all aspects of professional work.
- Content knowledge in the natural sciences or humanities, such as coursework, lab assignments, or a research project assistantship.
- Familiarity with scientific research methods or trends in humanities librarianship.
- Prior work experience in an academic or public library, related to one or more of the responsibilities of this position. 

 Compensation: $64,250 - $70,000 annually

Instructional Design Technologies Project Librarian I, Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library 

Please note that this is a 50% FTE, 3-year term appointment, reviewed annually with a strong possibility for renewal. Shiffman Medical Library supports flexible work arrangements, such as a mix of on-campus and remote agreements. 

Position Description: Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library seeks a user-focused, team-oriented, creative individual who values creativity, collaboration, and exploration to fill the position of Instructional Design Technologies Project Librarian. This position will play a key role in fulfilling the library’s goal of utilizing technology and pedagogy to develop online instructional offerings and promotional material to support teaching and learning in the School of Medicine and the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. We seek an individual who has experience in instructional design strategies, creating and facilitating both in-person and online library instruction, and has knowledge of technology-focused learning trends, eLearning platforms, and best practices. Reporting to the Library Director, the librarian will serve as an active member of a team of professional and knowledgeable librarians dedicated to supporting the mission and vision of the University and the Library System. The incumbent should be familiar with the Medical Library Association (MLA) Professional Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success, especially “Competency 3: Instruction and Instructional Design,” and the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education. 

 Essential Job Functions

• Make effective instructional and pedagogical use of relevant educational technologies, including eLearning platforms, to develop instructional offerings for the School of Medicine and the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
• Develop online tutorials, instruction sessions, workshops, and presentations to promote library research competencies.
• Create and maintain additional online learning objects, LibGuides, and content to support the curriculum.
• Leverage fundamental competencies like the Medical Library Association's Professional Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success and the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education to support curricular and research priorities. • Maintain awareness and understanding of current issues, emerging trends, technologies, and best methods for instructional design and teaching and learning in academic medicine.
• Regularly assess the effectiveness and usability of instructional offerings and online-learning objects and correct them when needed. • Some reference and research support activities are included.
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written, and oral skills, especially presentation and teaching skills, and evidence of working with diverse populations. 

Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or related degree.
Minimum of 2 years of recent experience in an academic, public, or special library environment.
Minimum of 2 years of recent experience in creating and delivering instructional programs. 

This is a 50% FTE position with a 20-hour workweek. It is a 3-year appointment, reviewed annually with a strong possibility for renewal after the third year. 

Project Compensation: $21-$25 per hour based on experience. 

Apply for the position here: https://jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp
Posting number # 045296.

Director of Library Services and Research Support / Olivet College Burrage Library 

Position Requirements: 

Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated library experience, including competency with the knowledge and use of electronic resources. Candidates must have an interest in and be skilled at training others in the use of these resources, and with designing tools and services to help connect people with needed resources and information. Candidates must indicate a clear commitment to active engagement with both faculty and students in an academic environment and be passionate about supporting the scholarship needs of a campus community. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. If hired, a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, must be completed at the start of employment. 

Position Responsibilities: 

Providing leadership in the development of library programs and services that reflect emerging trends and best practices for academic libraries as components of the larger societal educational and informational infrastructure; creating and maintaining a vibrant physical environment that is inviting, engaging, and embodies the contemporary design and understanding of the library as a center for learning and knowledge; developing and monitoring a balanced annual budget for the library that allows for effective delivery of resources and services; developing a clear and realistic strategic plan for the library in alignment with the strategic plan for the college; maintaining clear and comprehensive library policies and procedures that are advertised and promoted; providing efficient, professional library services, including reference, circulation and interlibrary loan services, to students, faculty, staff and community on an ongoing basis. 

Starting Date: July 1, 2022.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue as required.

URL for further information https://www.olivetcollege.edu/employme


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