May 16, 2013
The Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) seeks to fill two exciting temporary Librarian positions: Assistant Director/Outreach Librarian and Digital Metadata Librarian. These positions are made possible with recent grant awards to MWDL through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the first national digital library in the U.S. MWDL is one of the first seven service hubs in DPLA’s Digital Hubs Pilot Project and has received funding from three national agencies/foundations via DPLA. The purposes of MWDL’s participation in the DPLA Project are (1) to provide a digital “on ramp” to memory institutions in the Mountain West region, currently including Utah, Nevada, and southern Idaho, and with partners in Hawaii and Arizona; and (2) to expand MWDL services, improve its service model and funding model for long-term sustainability, sharing the lessons learned with other regional and state collaboratives. These two positions are funded through August 31, 2014, under the DPLA Digital Hubs Pilot Project grants. The positions are Research Librarians (non-tenure track career-line faculty) at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, with rank based on experience and vote of Marriott Library faculty. Review of applications will begin May 16, 2013.
April 30, 2013
The CIMA/SRMA joint meeting in Salt Lake City, May 22-25, 2013, is quickly approaching. Today is the last day to take advantage of early registration rates ($125 for members, $140 for non-members). For more information, including the preliminary program, hotel and transportation information, and registration, see the conference website.
April 25, 2013
Utah State University Libraries invites applications for the faculty position of Metadata Librarian. The Metadata Librarian will document and implement adopted metadata standards, practices, and workflows. He/She will lead efforts to provide metadata for archival and special collections materials, explore innovative ways to enhance metadata, and contribute to making the library’s digital content more readily discoverable. Also may serve as a subject librarian to an academic department. The position is a 12-month, tenure-track, faculty appointment with rank of assistant librarian, reporting to the Head of Digital Initiatives.
Minimum salary $36,500 annual, plus excellent benefits. Minimal qualifications include a master’s of library science from an ALA-accredited program, knowledge of two or more metadata schemas and protocols, experience with controlled vocabularies, and cataloging experience. Application review will begin on May 8, 2013, though the position is open until filled.
For more information on this position, and for application instructions, please visit the Utah State University careers site.
April 25, 2013
The Redemptorists of Denver Province, a religious congregation of Catholic priests and brothers, has an opening for a full-time records manager/archivist. Records management responsibilities include administering databases, maintaining records schedules, ensuring compliance with records policies, and controlling access records. Archives responsibilities include appraisal and acquisition, arrangement and description, cataloging, collections management, research, and managing the library collection. Desired qualifications include a master’s degree with a concentration in archival administration or Master of Archives and Records Management (MARA), and three years experience. Reasonable knowledge of Catholic Church ethics, traditions, and structures, as well as certification as a Certified Records Manager (CRM), supervisory experience, and knowledge of Latin and/or Romance languages is preferred.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, vacation and paid sick leave. Please note: applicant is responsible for any relocation expenses.
For more information about the position, please contact Brad Bishop (BBishop@redemptorists-denver.org) or Jim Ruybal (email@example.com). To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and salary history to Jim Ruybal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 27, 2013
The Albertsons Library at Boise State University is seeking applicants for the faculty position of Librarian/Archivist, Assistant Professor in Special Collections and Archives. Responsibilities of the position include arrangement and description of manuscripts, reference work, digital projects, outreach, and exhibits. The Librarian/Archivist will also serve as the library’s liaison to at least one academic department with responsibility for reference and instruction. The position reports to the Head of Special Collections and Archives and works both individually and collaboratively with a team that includes one other Librarian/Archivist, an Archives Assistant, and student assistants.
Minimum salary of $44,000, comprehensive benefits package. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position with faculty status and academic rank.
For more information on the position, and for application instructions, please visit the Boise State University careers site.
February 26, 2013
This year’s joint meeting of the Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists and the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists will be held on May 22-25, 2013 in Salt Lake City. The preliminary program, as well as registration forms and information on other aspects of the conference, is now available at the conference website.
Plan on joining us in Salt Lake to celebrate CIMA’s 40th anniversary!
February 20, 2013
The Utah Department of Heritage and Arts has an opening for a director to oversee the Division of State History. This is an executive level position, which reports to the executive director for the Department of Heritage and Arts. The incumbent will be responsible for the administration and management of the division, including, budget, programs and supervision of personnel. Other responsibilities include:
- Developing partnerships in heritage economic development, education, tourism and resource protection;
- Developing and coordinating plans and policies;
- Ensuring compliance with governmental mandates, and strategic plan initiatives;
- Coordinating activities with other divisions within the department and state or federal programs;
- Reviewing legislation to determine impact on agency or the State; and
- Contributing to legislative efforts under the direction of the Governor’s Office and the executive director
The salary range for this position is between $36.25 to $52.99. Applications will be accepted until March 3rd, 2013 (however, this deadline may be extended). For more information, and to submit an application, please visit the https://statejobs.utah.gov. Apply for Requisition # 28875. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Watts, HR Analyst, at email@example.com.