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Listings below appear chronologically and geographically. List is up to date as of May 22, 2013.
Scholarly Communications and Copyright Librarian
The Health Sciences Library, The Ohio State University, seeks a qualified candidate to provide leadership and instruction regarding academic publishing issues, retention of author rights, and federal funding compliance requirements. Additionally, candidate will serve as liaison librarian for health sciences faculty and students and provide training and educational resources for health sciences customers regarding the appropriate use of copyrighted resources and application of the US copyright law. Candidate will work collaboratively with staff from the University Libraries Copyright Resource Center, University Legal Affairs, and University Technology Commercialization Office.
Required: Master’s degree in library and information studies from an ALA-accredited program, minimum of 3 years’ professional academic library experience with evidence of increased responsibilities, and demonstrated understanding of technical and legal issues related to scholarly communications and copyright law.
Salary: Minimum of $48,000, commensurate with experience. This is a faculty, tenure-track position. For full description and application instructions, please see job posting #375368 at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/47960. (022)
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM), a private medical school and an affiliate of Southeast Alabama Medical Center will initiate classes in August 2013. ACOM seeks an assistant librarian for its Learning Resources Center. The assistant librarian position is an entry-level position, and new MLS or MLIS graduates with cataloging skills are encouraged to apply. Reports to: associate dean for institutional effectiveness and integrity. Classification: full faculty/admin.
Job Summary: The ACOM assistant librarian is responsible for original and copy cataloging the learning center’s holdings (99% online), for providing interlibrary loan and document delivery services, and for assisting in the provision of reference, research, and instructional services. The assistant librarian holds nontenured faculty rank at a level commensurate with the criteria for appointment and promotion of library faculty.
Duties and Responsibilities: Downloads MARC records and edits them as necessary to comply with current AACR2/RDA cataloging standards as set by the Library of Congress and adds National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings and Classification call numbers when applicable. Obtains requested non-subscribed health sciences literature for faculty and students via DOCLINE and OCLC. Provides reference, mediated research, and instructional services as needed.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in library or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association required. Knowledge of AACR2, RDA, and MARC21 standards. Meets criteria for faculty appointment at an appropriate rank. Experienced in original and copy cataloging.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications; $30,160, minimum. Interested candidates should contact Mary E. Gaudette, director of learning resources, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. (021)
The New York Academy of Medicine Library is seeking an energetic and creative librarian to implement and manage our e-resources, integrated library system (ILS), digital projects hardware and software, and Web 2.0 technologies. We are looking for an individual up-to-date with the rapidly changing digital environment who has excellent teamwork and communication skills.
Salary: Starting @ $50,000. Prospective applicants can find a complete job description, including information about the library, a list of the position responsibilities and duties, the required qualifications, and instructions for submitting an application by going to our website at www.nyam.org. From the home page, please scroll down to the bottom and select the Careers link. (020)
Medical Library Association
Last Updated: 2013 May 22