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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.

Metadata & Catalog Librarian /   Saginaw Valley State University

More information below and at this link: https://svsu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/1425?c=svsu 

External posting Full-Time, Exempt , Administrative/Professional 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm, occasional weekends and evenings 


Manages library cataloging unit, including database maintenance, authority control and end processing. 


Manages and supervises daily operations of the cataloging unit.
Performs complex and original cataloging of all library materials in all formats, including web resources and electronic subscriptions.
Maintains authority control in local integrated library system (ILS), basing decisions on LC authorized name and subject headings.
Improves access to and quality of existing bibliographic databases via authority control and enhancing bibliographic records.
Implements OCLC bibliographic updates, ILS, and discovery layer cataloging enhancements.
Participates in management of the ILS. 


Serves as subject liaison to designated academic departments by overseeing the selection of materials and working to develop and maintain good relations with the faculty.
Supports student research success by participating in Research Center desk duty, teaching library instruction sessions and being embedded in liaison area classes.
Participates in University Archives & Special Collections.
Participates in User Services support when needed.
Participates in appropriate professional activities.
Other responsibilities and duties as assigned. 


Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program.
Familiarity with RDA cataloging standard, metadata for digital asset management (especially Dublin Core), LCSH, LCC, OCLC, and the automated library environment.
Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without accommodation. 


Familiarity with the Sierra ILS, EBSCO EDS Discovery Layer, and EZ Proxy.
1-2 years of experience cataloging in an academic library environment.
Experience providing library instruction.
Ability to manage multiple large-scale projects simultaneously. 

Posted through: Open Until Filled 

Applicants must apply online: jobs.svsu.edu 

About SVSU: 

Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 100 programs of study for its nearly 8,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. For six consecutive years, SVSU has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” (2016-2021). SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. SVSU earned the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation. SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEAM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students’ performance in math, science and the arts at the middle school, high school and university levels. More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing that has been rated No. 1 among public universities in the U.S. (2018-2021). SVSU fields 19 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.

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


Additional information that you would like to share (ie: do you want reminder messages posted? If so, when/how often., etc.) This is a beautiful Richardsonian Romanesque 1880s building with a new addition that is 32 years old. Small student population of about 800. Serves as town library, as well. Located between Lansing and Battle Creek (Charlotte and Marshall).

Library Director / Cleary University

Although applications are currently being reviewed, the posting is still open.
Please follow the link below for more details --

Medical Librarian / Ascension - Detroit


 At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. We strongly support a work-life balance and you will benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training. 

Ascension is seeking a Full Time Onsite Medical Librarian with a Master's degree in Library Science to join our Detroit team. 

What You Will Do 

Provide support and assistance to all seeking health information and documentation.
Provide assistance in computer searches, inter-library loans, cataloging, circulation, reference, acquisitions, and system development and maintenance.
Provide reference, research, and document delivery services to support information needs of patrons.
Provide technical and operational support for electronic resources.
Plan and propose goals and objectives for the future of Library Information Services including resource acquisition.
Offer library instruction and education programs for library patrons.
Administer and maintain library collection including books, journals, reports and bibliographic tools to ensure an adequate and up-to-date collection that meets the educational and research-related needs of students and college personnel within an authorized budget.
Interact with Library staff to develop and manage additional resources.
May provide leadership and direction to library volunteers. 

What You Will Need 

Education: High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required. 

Work Experience: 3 years of experience preferred. Additional Preferences Education: Master's degree in Library Science is highly desired 

Work Experience: Experience providing medical library services within hospitals, clinics and/or professional offices preferred. 3-5 years experience working in a Medical Hospital Library strong preferred. 3-5 years experience with Health Science Research and Literature searches strongly preferred. 

Why Join Our Team 

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law Poster Supplement 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.

Visiting Collections Archivist, Hope College 

Hope College seeks a Two Year Visiting Collections Archivist who is passionate about the power of telling stories through institutional and historical records of the past. This position will work with the traditional processing of archival materials as well as exciting digital projects, and provide support for student and faculty research. 

Responsibilities include: 

1. maintaining the collections of the Joint Archives of Holland – accessioning new archival materials, processing physical and digital collections, developing processing priorities, and facilitating a records management program
2. providing research services to students, faculty, staff, and community members
3. hiring, training, and supervising student assistants
4. coordinating digital projects with the library’s technical services and digital initiatives team (the archivist is supported by and will work closely with librarians at Van Wylen Library on digitization and digital initiatives). 

The Archives are housed in the Theil Research Center on Hope College’s campus and at the Van Wylen Library. It serves as a regional center for local history research, specializing in Hope College, the history of the Dutch in America and the Holland, Michigan, area. The collections include works and writings from Hope College students and faculty, records from administrative offices, photographs, recordings, and videos documenting the history of the College from 1866 to present, and Reformed Church in America missionaries. It currently shares the building with the Van Raalte Institute. ArchivesSpace was implemented in 2021 and many of the digitized materials are held in Digital Commons and in Artstor Public Collections, two online repositories. 

A full job description and application instructions are available here: https://jobs.hope.edu/postings/1205. Job posting closes April 30, 2022. 

MCLS Marketing and Communication Coordinator

If you’re a marketing professional who dreams of being part of an innovative, growth-minded organization, this position is just the one
for you! MCLS is looking for a creative, highly-motivated, and experienced candidate to establish, carry out, and continually improve
our digital and print marketing and communication strategy.

The ideal candidate is a resident of Indiana or Michigan and able to work remotely with up to 20% travel. The starting annual salary is
$60,000-$80,000 depending on qualifications and experience. We also offer excellent health, retirement, and other benefits.

For more details about the duties and qualifications for this position and to learn more about MCLS as an organization, see our full job ad at
https://www.mcls.org/marketing-and-communication-coordinator/. To apply, email a cover letter, portfolio, and resume to us at

We’ll begin reviewing applications on Monday, April 25. We hope to hear from you!

Scott Garrison (he/him/his)
Executive Director
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)
1407 Rensen St. Suite 1
Lansing, MI 48910
800-530-9019 x119
517-492-3879 fax

Faculty Job Opening - Senior Director, Academic Research Consulting and Services, University of Florida Libraries

Senior Director, Academic Research Consulting and Services (ARCS)       
Senior Director and Associate University Librarian
University of Florida
George A Smathers Libraries

The George A. Smathers Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative candidate to apply for its Senior Director, Academic Research Consulting and Services (ARCS). The ARCS department is an innovative, forward-thinking team central to library-based, discipline-agnostic research support for the University of Florida community. Our goal is to identify a collegial leader whose experience in and enthusiasm for academic research will position them to develop key relationships; advocate for the role of the Smathers Libraries in supporting research; and build and grow highly effective, inclusive, and innovative teams with culturally-rich lived experiences.

The ARCS team is strategically expanding to meet campus needs, with a new emphasis on supporting artificial intelligence through deep engagement in education, research, equity, and outreach. ARCS also provides expertise in bioinformatics analysis, data management, informatics, rigor and reproducibility, systematic reviews, and related areas (http://arcs.uflib.ufl.edu/). Working in collaboration with ARCS affiliates (scholarly communication, responsible conduct of research, publishing) as well as subject-specific liaison librarians, ARCS supports researchers throughout the research life cycle through innovative research consultation services; training opportunities for current and future researchers within and outside the curriculum; and outreach strategies to research constituencies campus wide.

The ARCS Senior Director is a year-round (12 month), tenure-track faculty position providing leadership and vision for, and management of, ARCS. ARCS faculty are key partners in advancing the research enterprise, leading and supporting initiatives to grow infrastructure and services that enhance UF’s diverse research portfolio, which includes over $900 million annually in funded research. 

The search will remain open until March 31, 2022, and applicants will be reviewed as received.   For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at https://hr.uflib.ufl.edu/prospective-employees/current-openings/vacant-faculty-positions/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Joseph Piazza, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: jpiazza@ufl.edu.

Electronic Resources Librarian, Kettering University

Kettering University has a full-time opening for an Electronic Resources Librarian and the full posting can be viewed here: https://jobs.kettering.edu/postings/7389

The Electronic Resources Librarian has the leading role in providing consistent and reliable access to the Library’s electronic resources and establishing workflows that maintain discovery and use of all Library collections. Uses expertise regarding the life cycle of electronic resources to support responsibilities, including analyzing feasibility of technical platforms, resource licensing and contracting, copyright compliance, and vendor negotiations. Acts as a bridge across multiple Library units involved in electronic resources management, enhancing access and use, designing a system of access, analyzing staff and user issues with discovery of resources, and leading the team to a rapid resolution.   

About Kettering: Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.  More information here:  https://www.kettering.edu/about

About The Learning Commons:  The 105,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Learning Commons will serve as the hub of faculty-student interactions, student-industry collaboration, flexible learning spaces, and the next century digital and physical library.  More information here:  https://www.kettering.edu/give/learning-commons

--Kettering is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its workforce–

Apply Online Here:  https://jobs.kettering.edu/postings/7389

On-Call Librarian / Schoolcraft College  

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  •     Provide orientations and tours to classes, faculty students, and other individuals and groups upon request.
  •     Create information library publications for distribution to library users, including leaflets, handouts, and electronic newsletters.
  •     Serving assigned nights and weekends as specified in the posting under which the person was employed.
  •     Responsible for library operations when the only Librarian on duty.
  •     Assist users in locating information needed to write papers, do presentations, give speeches, and be successful in classes.
  •     Instruct users on how to locate books, periodicals and other library resources.
  •     Advise users on how to access needed resources in other area libraries/institutions.
  •     Attend and participate in scheduled departmental and divisional meetings during assigned hours.
  •     Participate in pertinent growth activities.
  •     Performance of other professional duties as assigned.
  •     Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library program and two (2) years of experience as a reference or public services librarian, preferably in an academic library.
  •     Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  •     Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with faculty, students and administrative personnel.
  •     Online library system experience.
  •     Preferred Qualifications Physical Requirements Salary $24/hour Work Hours 8-10 hours/week; flexiblePosting Number ACO106P Open Date 08/14/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to ApplicantsA current Cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript will be required at the end of the application process.
  •     Failure to upload required documents will result in an incomplete application.
  •     Supplemental Questions - Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  •     Documents Needed To Apply - Required Documents
  •     Associated topics: agriculture, air conditioning, flight, helicopter, hospitality, hotel management, library administration, repair, vocational education, vocational technical education

Reference Librarian (Digitization) / Library of Michigan

The Library of Michigan has a Reference Librarian (Digitization) position open for interested applicants:

Position: Librarian 9-P11
Salary: $1,755.20 - $2,644.80 Biweekly
Location: Lansing, MI
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Number: 3103-21-111 LH
Closing: 9/17/2021

Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, this position performs on a regular basis professional librarian assignments and functions as an entry-level Reference Librarian specializing in workflow design and planning for digitization projects, digital archiving and curation of online content, and consulting on metadata design and creation for items being digitized in coordination with the Collections Librarian. This work will fit within the overall plan and scope of the Collections strategy of the Special Collections unit.

Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan/jobs/3221599/librarian-9-p11
Position Description: https://mcsc.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/LIBPD21111.pdf

Assistant/Associate Professor & Information Services and Liaison Librarian / University of Illinois at Chicago

The liaison position focuses on advocating for the needs of the College of Medicine, designing instructional materials, supporting research initiatives, and offering feedback on collection development decisions. There are many growth opportunities with this position and it is in a very supportive library department. Finally, as it is a faculty position, the successful candidate will also be encouraged to conduct research and scholarly work.

If you are interested in learning more and applying, please visit the COM Liaison Position on the UIC Jobs site. For fullest consideration, apply by June 11th, and the closure date is June 25th.

Associate Dean, School of Information Sciences, Wayne State University

Wayne State University invites applications and nominations for the Associate Dean position in the School of Information Sciences (SIS). Reporting to the Dean of the School of Information Sciences and the Wayne State University Library System (ULS), this is a unique leadership opportunity for an experienced, nationally recognized leader to help grow the School and to provide oversight for its academic programs. It is also an exciting time at Wayne State University, which is Michigan's premier urban research university located in the Cultural Center and Midtown—the epicenter of Detroit's renaissance. Wayne State University has a strong urban commitment and has 29,000 full and part-time students.

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