Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Its off to work we go

I thought it might be helpful to post a few job listings here as I receive them. If I can't get them, maybe someone else is able to!

The Cleveland Area African American Library Association (CAALA) is
dedicated to helping Afrrican American in the Library and Informatin
Science profession address their needs as minorities in the specialized
field of information dissemination.

CAALA is pleased to extend their services to Library Science students
who attend KSU-SLIS but who live in the Greater Cleveland Area.

For questions about CAALA, please contact Carol Johnson-Russell, Public
Relations Chair, or Lainey Westbrooks, President of CAALA, at
216-541-4128, extension 229.
Or, send an e-mail to lainey.westbrooks@ecpl.lib.oh.us

This is the official ad for my position, which appeared in yesterday's Columbus Dispatch. I will be here until 4 pm Monday, Nov. 1st.
Sandra Wicker, Librarian, The Parker Medical Library, Grady Memorial Hospital/OhioHealth, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015
Tel: 740-368-5335, FAX: 740-368-5770, email: swicker@gradyhospital.com


Medical Librarian

Grady Memorial Hospital has a full-time opportunity available for a Medical Librarian.

This position is responsible for the daily management and operation of The Parker Medical Library. The librarian conducts literature searches for users, answers reference questions, compiles information packets, assists in the training and supervision of the library volunteers, collects and compiles appropriate library statistics, and assists in the ordering and processing of library materials.

Candidates must have a Master s degree in Library Science, one to three years library experience, computer experience including word processing, Internet searching, and electronic medical databases including MEDLINE and CINAHL. Knowledge of library policies and procedures, medical terminology and basic information sources in medicine, nursing, allied and consumer health and supervisory experience is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits program and the opportunity for professional development. To apply, please e-mail your resume and salary requirements to: jobs@gradyhospital.com, or mail to 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, OH 43015.


Position: System Administrator

Search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 29, 2004

Salary& Benefits: $38,000-$43,000 (Depending on Qualifications, plus benefits.

Summary: Opportunity for creative, motivated M.L.S. professional to plan and direct 20 county, multi-type library system. Emphasis on developing programs/services.

Qualifications: Residency within the System, valid driver's license, M.L.S. froma an ALA-accredited library school, and extensiver travel/consultation within System area required. Knowledge of technology and library software important. Public library experience desired.

Candidates Should Submit:
-application letter
-three current work related references

To Apply: Send all materials to-
Republican Valley Library System
c/o Vicki Perrie
2727 West 2nd Street
Hastings, NE 68901

Questions or Additional Information:

Position: Director of Technology and Sponsored Research

Review of applications will commence December 1, 2004 and continue until position is filled

Salary& Benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Summary: Seeking a creative, innovative and experienced person to head digital technology reserach efforts and manage technology operations within the Libraries. Will expand and enhance existing working relationships with other information systems units at Purdue, as well as with academic departments and labs engaged in complementary reserach efforts. Will be a member of the libraries' senior management team and will contribute to long-range planning, program development and evaluation, budget formulation, and allocation of resources in support of the Libraries' mission.

Qualifications: Masters degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. Seven or more years experience. Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and current trends and issues in the application of technology. Work effectively in a matrix environment, effective communication, interpersonal, analytical, and creative problem-solving skills.
Candidates Should Submit:
-cover letter
-three current references

To Apply: Send all materials to-
Thomas L. Haworth
Human Resources Administrator
Purdue University Libraries-HRS
504 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2058

Additional Information about university library:

Good luck.

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