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Friday, May 31, 2013

[LIBJOBS] Updated version: Project Manager Professional Services - Dublin, Ireland



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Sarika Gulhar






Innovative Interfaces is a leading provider of integrated library management solutions. Its flagship product, Sierra, provides a total solution to a library’s information technology needs.


Founded in 1978, Innovative’s customers include thousands of libraries in over 50 countries. Privately held, Innovative is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices around the world.

Based in Dublin, Ireland or other major metropolitan European city, this position in the Professional Services Department (PSD) will be responsible for managing the overall implementation process for new customers and special projects for existing customers. The position is responsible for ensuring a timely and successful system implementation in a proactive and efficient manner.  This individual will have excellent organizational, communication, and facilitation skills and will report to the Manager, Implementation Project Management. 




·         Lead the virtual technical team responsible for the implementation of new customer sites and significant projects for existing customers.

·         Ensure that the Innovative Implementation Team is coordinating efforts with each other and with the customer. 

·         Act as Innovative’s primary contact with customers throughout projects, including oversight of day-to-day interactions with the customer’s team as well as reporting of progress and critical issues to management.

·         Ensure the resolution of all issues arising during project implementation and bring projects to a timely conclusion, within budget by coordinating team efforts and organizing communication related to the project within Innovative.  Project issues may include hardware and software configuration questions, data conversion and loading issues, scheduling and delivery of training, product delivery, and custom engineering release and contract questions.

·         Track and report all significant project milestones, deadlines and issues according to organization standards.

·         Actively participate in the ongoing development and improvement of PSD processes and standards.




·         At least five years experience working on structured technology projects; experience with integrated library systems highly desired.

·         Demonstrated ability to multi-task in successfully managing customer relationships.

·         Demonstrated skills in leading collaborative, mainly remote cross-functional teams.

·         Solid understanding of project management techniques, governance, risk management, financial and budget management.

·         Excellent interpersonal communications skills.

·         Ability to travel for customer related project-kick-off’s and on-going management as needed (40%)



·         PMP/PMI Certifications

·         Strong knowledge of Integrated Library Systems and other related products.

·         Sound understanding of library technical practices and procedures.

·         Ability to speak and/or write in a foreign language a plus. Spanish highly desired.



To apply please email directly:


This position will ideally be based in the Dublin, Ireland office, other major European Metropolitan cities will be considered for the right candidate.



*Please note that to be considered for this position you must have authorization to work in the EU 


Innovative Interfaces is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer



Thursday, May 30, 2013

[LIBJOBS] Staff Development Specialist job opening - Stuart, FL - Martin County USA

Martin County Library needs a Staff Development Specialist.  This position is responsible for professional library work involving the development and implementation of a comprehensive training program that supports and enhances the short and long range mission, goals, and strategies of the Martin County Library System and provides library staff with the knowledge and skills needed to meet organization and position objectives.

We wish to post this job with a closing date of June 17, 2013, please go to for more details and how to apply


Robbie Russo

Administrative Specialist III

Martin County Board of County Commissioners

(o) 772-221-1302   (f) 772-223-4812



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Monday, May 27, 2013

[LIBJOBS] National Taiwan University Faculty Position

Dept. of Library and Information Science in National Taiwan University is seeking to employ one full-time faculty

1. Qualification:
¡@Ph. D. of library and information science or related fields

2. Documents Required:
*copy of Ph.D. diploma;
Those who have not yet received the diploma at the time of application must provide a formal statement from the doctoral institution indicating that it will be in hand by the time of appointment
*transcripts of graduate study
*copy of certification of working experience
*at least one published academic article within 5 years (published after Nov. 1, 2008, doctoral dissertation included)
*a list of articles published
*a list of courses instructed with course outlines, syllabus and bibliography

3. Other Requirement:
¡@*Ability to teach in Mandarin Chinese or English
*Those who pass preliminary review by our review board will be invited to give a presentation to our faculty (travel expenses to be paid by applicant)

4. Date of appointment and position official rank:
Appointment will be assigned by February 1, 2014. Official rank is according to working experience and qualifications.

5. Deadline: August 23, 2013

6. How to apply:
All the documents mail to Department of Library and Information Science
Department of Library and Information Science, National Taiwan University
No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd., Taipei 10617, Taiwan, R. O. C.
Tel: 886-2-3366-2958
Fax: 886-2-2363-2859

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Sunday, May 26, 2013

[LIBJOBS] Knowledge Manager - Hong Kong

ComplianceAsia is looking for a Knowledge Manager to join our Hong Kong office.  This challenging position offers an opportunity for the right person to engage in a wide variety of activities to support the information needs of our team of financial industry compliance specialists.

The Knowledge Manager will be involved in continuation of our full suite of document and knowledge storage, retention and retrieval practices.  A strong IT background is preferred.  A library science qualification is also preferred.  Strong English language skills are essential.  Experience with the following technologies is recommended:

  •  Linux, Mac and Windows Operating systems.
  •  LAMPP  (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP and Perl) applications.
  •  Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  •  HTML/XHTML and CSS.

A competitive salary and benefits will be offered based on experience and enthusiasm.


  • The Knowledge Manager will:
  • Maintain a collection of precedents and templates for commonly used documents.
  • Manage the company's wiki and other internal resources.
  • Develop and maintain internal company databases.
  • Manage the content of the company's website.
  • Provide research and reference support to subject matter experts.
  • Advise on the storage and disposition of print and electronic records.
  • Provide training on in-house and external resources to coworkers.
  • Periodically assess, evaluate, and report on the information needs of coworkers.

Required Qualifications

  • A degree in Library Science, Information Management or related subject.
  • Analytical and efficient reference interview skills.
  • Friendly, approachable and patient manner.
  • Native or highly fluent English language skills.
  • Knowledge of the following technologies:
    • Linux, Mac and Windows Operating systems.
    • LAMPP  (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP and Perl) applications.
    • Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • HTML/XHTML and CSS
  • Understanding of basic web design.
  • Experience designing and developing databases.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent search skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years experience in a similar setting.
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating information needs and/or implementing recommendations in a business setting.
  • Experience navigating the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and the Monetary Authority of Singapore's websites.
  • Knowledge of the following technologies:
    • Salesforce, 37signals' Basecamp, Wordpress, Xataface, PHPWord, ListGarden, JavaScript, HTML5, XML, MediaWiki
  • Experience maintaining a Virtual Private Server (VPS).
  • Experience migrating electronic resources from one server to another.

ComplianceAsia Consulting Ltd is Asia's leading financial industry compliance consulting firm with the world's leading investment, broking, banking and insurance companies as our clients.  For the right candidate, ComplianceAsia offers:

  • A competitive salary.
  • An annual bonus.
  • A health insurance plan.

How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send us your cover letter, résumé and salary expectations to and

Friday, May 24, 2013

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[LIBJOBS] Reference and Instruction Librarian, Penn State Abington Campus

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Penn State Abington Campus

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries invite applications for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Penn State Abington Campus. The Reference and Instruction Librarian is a member of the University Libraries faculty and is responsible for providing reference and library instruction services to the Abington campus community. In addition, the candidate will be expected to extend both reference and instruction to virtual communities, including students in hybrid and online courses. This position also has shared responsibility for developing collections and library outreach services, participating in planning activities, and serving on appropriate campus and University Libraries committees. This is a non-tenure track, renewable fixed term faculty position on a three-year contract that reports to the Head Librarian at Penn State Abington. Some evening and weekend work is required.


REQUIREMENTS: Requires a MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent); experience with reference and bibliographic instruction; demonstrated knowledge of academic and library applications of Web 2.0 technologies, strong knowledge of print and electronic information resources; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Prefer at least one year of post MLS experience in an academic library setting.


ENVIRONMENT: Penn State Abington is located in the Philadelphia area, 15 miles north of Center City. The campus offers 16 baccalaureate degrees, 2 associate degrees, and the first 2 years of coursework for over 160 Penn State majors. There are approximately 3450 students, all commuters.  More details about the Penn State Abington campus can be found at


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary and rank are dependent upon qualification.  Excellent fringe benefits include liberal vacation, excellent insurance and health care coverage, State or TIAA-CREF retirement options, and educational privileges.


TO APPLY: Send a letter of application, resumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Search Committee, The Pennsylvania State University, Box ABRL-LIBJ, 511 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802.   Applications may also be sent to  Please reference Box ABRL-LIBJ in the email subject line.  Review of candidates will begin as applications are received and final considerations for interviews will be made by June 30, 2013.  Anticipated start date is August 1, 2013.  Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.


Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity of its workforce.

Lindsey A. Harter
Faculty Services and Training Coordinator, Libraries Human Resources
The Pennsylvania State University - University Libraries
511 Paterno Library
University Park, PA  16802
Telephone: 814-863-4949
Fax: 814-863-5592

Thursday, May 23, 2013

[LIBJOBS] Science Librarian (Tenure-Track) Fullerton, CA



Science Librarian



California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking an energetic librarian who is innovative, technologically adept and service oriented, with a background in the life sciences or physical sciences.


The Science Librarian provides reference, instruction and outreach services for CSUF undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff.  Participates in the Library’s extensive instruction program, planning, teaching, and assessing faculty-requested library instruction sessions. Provides reference and research assistance to the campus community in person and via virtual reference.  Serves as library liaison and subject consultant to both the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and the College of Engineering & Computer Sciences. Works with the Collections and Processing Unit to identify and select materials in subject areas, including science-related government information, develop accreditation reports, and monitor the approval plan. Creates and maintains online science related instructional materials and content for the library website. Serves on department, library, and university committees. Librarians at CSUF have faculty status and are expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including scholarly and professional activities.


Requirements include:


  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent institution by the time of appointment.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Biology or Chemistry (or equivalent training and experience).
  • Current experience in developing and teaching effective information literacy based library instruction sessions.
  • Current experience in providing reference services and knowledge of academic databases
  • Evidence of scholarly/professional activities (or interest/efforts toward such activities).
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment and on projects within other units of the library. 
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment with co-workers, library users, and the wider campus community. 
  • Availability to work some weeknights and weekends. 


Preferred Qualifications

·         Knowledge of current and emerging technologies.

·         Knowledge of current practice in scholarly communication in the sciences.



Rank & Salary

The position will be at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian, tenure-track. Salary range will be from $57,060 to $62,766, commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications.  Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans, optional 10/12 month work year; defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities; spouse/domestic partner/dependent fee-waiver as well as access to campus child-care and new affordable housing program. For a detailed description of benefits, go to


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Appointment Date

August 1, 2013


Application Deadline

For full consideration, all application materials must be received by June 28, 2013.  Applications accepted until recommendations for appointments are made. 

Application Procedure
Applications will be accepted via e-mail at  Please include in your email application 1) a letter of application to Richard C. Pollard, University Librarian, 2) your resume, and 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references.


The University

California State University, Fullerton is one of the largest of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system.  The campus is located in northern Orange County, convenient to numerous cultural and recreational sites throughout Southern California.  As a comprehensive university, CSUF offers baccalaureate degrees in 55 fields of knowledge, graduate (master’s level) work in 48 programs, credential programs for teachers, and a doctoral program in educational leadership (EdD).  The College of Natural Sciences includes the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Science Education, which together enrolled 2,353 undergraduate majors and 170 graduate majors during the spring 2013 semester. The College of Engineering and Computer Sciences includes six engineering and a computer science department, with 1,899 undergraduate majors and 650 graduate majors. The Pollak Library serves a total of more than 34,000 students as well as approximately 3,000 faculty and staff.  The University is committed to the support of learning through instructional technology as well as extensive training and development programs.  The University’s Web site is located at:  (


The Library

The Library’s Web site ( is a vital component of the Library’s extensive instruction program and serves as a gateway to resources.  The Library contains 1.3 million books, government documents, and audiovisual materials; over 50,000 periodicals available electronically or in print; and 200 electronic databases.  The Library uses the Innovative Interfaces integrated library system, SFX, and MetaLib.  The staff includes 20 FTE librarians and 35 FTE paraprofessionals.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Cal State Fullerton is an Equal Opportunity/
Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer

Achieving A Climate of Success Through Diversity & Equity


[LIBJOBS] Sr. Book Conservator, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

Senior Book Conservator
The Pennsylvania State University Libraries

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seeks an experienced and talented Senior Book Conservator to expand its conservation program, first initiated in 2005.  The Libraries has received a $1.25 million challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support this program and fund the position.  The funding received from the Mellon Foundation includes $1 million in permanent endowment funds and $250,000 to establish the new position while the University Libraries raises matching funds for the endowment, which will support the position permanently.

Reporting to the Head of the Digitization and Preservation Department, the conservator will provide leadership for the conservation unit in item-level treatment of paper-based rare and special collection materials in consultation with curators, archivists, and collection managers.  We seek a conservator with professional expertise in bound materials with additional expertise in related areas such as maps, prints, drawings, manuscripts on paper, photographs, and other library and archival materials.  This is a senior-level position requiring extensive professional experience, preferably in a research library environment.  The Senior Book Conservator will be located at Penn State University Park in State College, PA, but will care for collections residing at all Libraries locations. The position will be filled either as a tenure-line or fixed-term faculty librarian position, depending upon the interests and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Conservation Treatment - Plans, documents, and executes complex and intermediate conservation treatments on rare and special collection materials held throughout the University Libraries on all campuses in accordance with accepted standards and the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice.  Examines and creates full written and photographic treatment documentation.  Coordinates workflow of treatments to the conservation unit.  Manages and plans upgrades of the conservation facilities.  Selects, tests, orders, and maintains specialized equipment and tools.  Participates in disaster response, recovery, and salvaging operations.

Management - Develops policies and procedures in the conservation of materials based on careful consideration of resources, collection context, and use patterns.  May train, supervise, or coordinate the work of others whether project-based or permanent staff.  Works closely with curators, archivists, and collection managers in the selection and treatment of collections.  Conducts condition surveys of collections including conservation aspects of exhibits or digitization.  Manages outsourcing of conservation treatments that cannot be performed in-house.  Collaborates with librarians and administrators in fund-raising efforts to support the conservation program.

Outreach - Contributes to the conservation profession in the areas of specialization through service, research, and presentations.  Stays current with conservation issues and practices through research, professional conferences, workshops, or similar activities.  Serves as a technical expert and educational resource for library staff, to the University, to other institutions and regional cultural heritage communities, and to the public.  Organizes and presents workshops for library staff or external audiences.  Answers conservation-related questions; hosts tours of the conservation labs.

Required Qualifications:
  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent), a master's degree in conservation, or completed equivalent apprenticeship training with an established conservator.
  • Extensive professional experience with demonstrated knowledge of the materiality and history of books, paper, and related library materials.  Detailed understanding and high-level experience of relevant conservation theory and practice as well as knowledge of chemistry as it applies to the conservation of library collections.  Understanding of and adherence to professional ethical practice in conservation.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex and intermediate conservation on a broad range of library materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to train, provide instruction, and supervise staff; plan, organize and direct workflow; plan and organize physical space.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute of the profession through service, research, and presentations. 
  • Commitment to foster teamwork and diversity in the workplace.
  • 5 or more years of professional experience.
  • Experience in grant writing and/or fund-raising.

The Pennsylvania State University serves as the land grant institution for Pennsylvania, incorporating a strong outreach mission into its instructional and research activities. The Penn State University Libraries advances intellectual discovery, information literacy, and lifelong learning, all in support of the University's 96,000 students and 6,000 faculty. Penn State ranks among the top ten research libraries in North America according to the Association of Research Libraries Expenditure Index.

In fiscal year 2011-12 the Libraries annual budget totaled approximately $51 million and the market value of our endowment stands at $36.1million. Penn State Libraries actively participates in the initiatives of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and our librarians are national leaders in their respective fields. As the largest public mission Library in the northeastern region of the United States, we are also the most geographically dispersed, with physical collections at each of Penn State's 24 campuses found in all regions of Pennsylvania. For many citizens of Pennsylvania their regional Penn State campus houses their nearest library.

Established 153 years ago, the Penn State University Libraries and its librarians have endeavored to build rich collections in all disciplines. Our users have access to 5.8 million volumes, 117,000 electronic journals, and 200,000 e-books. The Eberly Family Special Collections Library holds 200,000 printed volumes, 25 million archival records and manuscripts, and a million non-book items.  Significant special collections include German literature and manuscripts, Pennsylvania-
German broadsides, fraktur, and religion materials, fragile prints by the graphical artist Lynd Ward, and letters of Ernest Hemingway, among many others. In addition, collections of distinction are found throughout the Libraries on all campuses.  As one of four Resource Libraries for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Libraries receive funding from the Commonwealth to support the acquisition of and statewide access to our collections. This status, as well as our land grant history, drives us to give special attention to outreach and sharing of our expertise around the state, especially in the area of preservation.  Preservation was formally recognized as a library unit by the University Libraries in July 1990 and services to safeguard and treat library collections in all formats.  By July 2006 the department name was changed to Digitization and Preservation in recognition of the technological changes affecting libraries and the need to digitize collections for enhanced access and preservation.  For more on the Digitization and Preservation Department see:

Compensation and Rank:  This position will be filled as either tenure-line or fixed-term faculty appointment dependent upon experience and interests of the successful candidate.  Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Excellent fringe benefits include liberal vacation, excellent insurance, state or TIAA/CREF retirement options, and educational privileges.

To Apply: Send a letter of application, resumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Search Committee, The Pennsylvania State University, Box CONSR-LIBJ, 511 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802. Applications and nominations may also be sent to  Please reference Box CONSR-LIBJ in the email subject line.  Review of candidates will begin on June 28, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.  Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity of its workforce.

Lindsey A. Harter
Faculty Services and Training Coordinator, Libraries Human Resources
The Pennsylvania State University - University Libraries
511 Paterno Library
University Park, PA  16802
Telephone: 814-863-4949
Fax: 814-863-5592

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

[LIBJOBS] Learning Services Librarian - Collections (term), UBC Okanagan Campus, British Columbia, Canada

Learning Services Librarian, Collections (Term, one year) The University of British Columbia
Okanagan Campus  

The Library at UBC’s Okanagan campus invites applications from innovative, enthusiastic, service-oriented librarians for a term position as a Learning Services Librarian.  Reporting to the Deputy Chief Librarian at UBC Library, Okanagan campus, the Learning Services Librarian provides reference service, delivers instructional programs and contributes to collection development.  In addition, the successful candidate has specific responsibility to coordinate library collections for UBC’s Okanagan campus, providing leadership in collection development and management by bringing vision and organization to the acquisition of scholarly content in all relevant formats. The Learning Services Librarian will contribute to the overall planning for library services and spaces.
A job description can be viewed at
The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is situated in Kelowna, about 400 km east of Vancouver in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. UBC’s Okanagan campus is an intimate learning environment with an excellent library infrastructure. Check out the campus website for more information   

Currently, there are approximately 8,000 UBC Okanagan undergraduate and graduate students and 370 faculty at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Administratively, the Okanagan campus Library reports to the Provost & Vice Principal.  Additionally, the Okanagan campus Library’s collections are integrated with UBC Library and library staff contributes to activities of the UBC Library.  

Required: An ALA accredited MLIS or equivalent; knowledge of library systems and applications; knowledge of reference and instructional methodologies; excellent organizational and analytical skills; excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to perform effectively independently and in collaboration with others.  
Demonstrated competencies in collection development and management, budgeting, and policy development would be an asset.  

This is a fixed term appointment until July 31, 2014. Librarians are members of The University of British Columbia Faculty Association and the terms and conditions of appointment are governed by collective agreement.   
Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications.    

Applications for this exciting fixed term opportunity are to be submitted by e-mail in one consolidated file (PDF or Microsoft word format) and will include: a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status, indicating the candidate’s education, training, and work experience in the areas listed above; a detailed and current curriculum vitae; and the names of three referees with their email addresses.  

To ensure full consideration, complete applications are to be submitted by 5:00 pm PST on June 21 2013 to: 
Lois Marshall Learning Services Administrator
Library The University of British Columbia
Okanagan Campus 3333 University Way Kelowna BC V1V 1V7 

Or by e-mail to  

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

[LIBJOBS] Job posting - Research Library Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA

Job Title:  Research Library Director

Organizational Name:  SRO-RL/ Science Resource Office - Research Library




Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multi-mission national security science Laboratory, responsible for monitoring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, defense against all things nuclear, energy security, and scientific discovery.  It is the senior DOE National Laboratory and the most productive scientifically. Its Research Library (SRO-RL) is a leading DOE digital library, providing state-of-the-art information technology tools to our research community and developing innovative web technologies to further information availability, accessibility, and digital preservation.  We are seeking an individual with the vision, leadership, creativity, and entrepreneurial skills to direct and inspire its world-renowned Research Library teams. 


Detailed Description:


The complexity of this opportunity requires a bold and creative leader with broad and far-reaching experience.  The Research Library Director will serve as part of the Science Resource Office leadership team, jointly responsible for knowledge generation and stewardship in support of the Lab’s mission. The successful candidate will direct the Research Library’s world-class work in applied information science research and the development of digital library applications.  In addition, the incumbent will guide collaborative data management and digital repository technology initiatives, further the development of the premier research collections, and be a leader in interpreting and re-imagining the role of a national laboratory library and scientific knowledge center.  The incumbent will have the opportunity to guide efforts to increase access to federally funded scientific research.  The successful candidate has an opportunity to build on a track record of internationally recognized successful leadership and innovation.  As the responsible manager and primary advocate for the Research Library, the incumbent will be responsible for providing direction and leadership in strategic planning; developing and promoting library services and resources; initiating and implementing appropriate technologies; partnering with Laboratory and external community initiatives; budgeting and human resources management. Incumbent will represent LANL in dialogue and development of digital services with leaders of other scientific and research libraries.


Required Skills:


·         In-depth working knowledge of information technology and the information market, including existing and emergent standards and practices regarding knowledge tools such as digital library technologies, practices, and other scholarly information resources, and the integration of these technologies into a broader institutional IT environment.

·         Familiarity with the technical context and dimensions of distributed digital knowledge, sufficient for the effective oversight of the technical work of Research Library staff.

·         Demonstrated success in visionary leadership and goal-setting for a complex technical organization, which requires excellent strategic and tactical planning skills.

·         Record of success in human leadership, as demonstrated by conflict resolution and the recruitment, retention, and mentoring of outstanding and diverse technical and administrative staff; demonstrated commitment and support of AA/EEO policies.

·         Demonstrated effective communication with subordinates, peers, and superiors; demonstrated excellence in verbal, written and visual communication as evidenced by talks and presentations.

·         Excellent fiscal management skills.

·         Demonstrated commitment to a safe, secure, and environmentally compliant workplace with a record of continuous improvement in the performance of previous organizations.

·         Masters degree in information management, library science, computer science or a related field, or equivalent professional experience.


Desired Skills:

·         Experience with digital library applications in research libraries, higher education institutions, or technology development organizations.

·         Experience with regional, national, or international multi-institutional cooperation among research libraries, higher education institutions, or technology organizations.

·         Five years of successful and progressively responsible administrative and managerial experience.

·         Thorough understanding of electronic scholarly communication and open access issues and developments.

·         Experience with the deployment of information technology in secure environments, e.g. classified, partitioned, proprietary, or sensitive.


Clearance:  Q or the ability to obtain one.


Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.


For more information and to apply:

Keyword: IRC21032



Frances Knudson

Technical Information Specialist

Research Library

Los Alamos National Laboratory





Monday, May 20, 2013

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A new job has been posted on the Linux Australia website.

Our cloud operations team needs a committed support engineer to join its
operation. Once hired, you will enjoy the responsibility of a relatively
simple but large scale global virtual infrastructure for periods of time. The
role requires flexible shift work to ensure that the team as a whole can
provide 24-hour coverage with a follow the Sun environment. No "on call

Please note this is a Sydney based role. you must be willing to relocate

With proven technical, problem-solving and analytical skills, you will draw
on your experience to understand and evaluate the need versus simply the
desire to implement changes within a system and take associated risks. You
must exhibit exceptional communication skills and be able to assist clients

On occasion, the environment can be high pressure, but much of the time the
role is one of careful observation and routine. That said, you must be
capable of identifying situations out of the ordinary and notifying peers and
supervisors in a timely manner.

As our Sydney based Cloud Support Engineer, you will be a part of an
engineering operations team that supports, maintains, and resolves highly
technical, complex issues of our virtual data center (Amazon Web Services).

What you need:

3-5+ years Unix - Linux REHL 4-6, Ubuntu. Centos, Administration, Support,

Experience with Windows Server 2008 / R2 including tasks & service management

Virtualisation: VMWare, Citrix, Xen

Windows scripting / automation (VBScript / PowerShell) including ability to
interpret and edit existing scripts

Databaes: IIS & MSSQL
Understand and troubleshoot networking protocols including TCP/IP, HTTPS and

Advantageous Skills:

Programming skills (i.e., PHP, Python, C#, Java, C++ )
Experience with Amazon Web Services
Understanding of VPN networks / IPSEC

Interviewing now for an immediate start Sydney CBD. Excellent career
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A new job has been posted on the Linux Australia website.

Stable market-leading company with a very strong reputable
High-performing team, latest technologies
Multiple positions available, rewarding environment

Our client, a leader in their industry, is currently seeking a dynamic,
energetic Linux Engineer with a passion for all things open source.

You'll be working in Agile based cross functional teams responsible for the
performance and 24 x 7 99.99% availability of a number of leading commercial
web sites. This role will involve BAU support as well as involvement in key

They are seeking talented Engineers keen on working in a collaborative team
where ideas are encouraged to make on-going improvements to the system and
implement new technologies. Ideas and innovation is fostered in the
immediate team and broader IT group.

Key skills:
Linux Systems Administration (RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Centos all considered)
within online web environments
Experience with the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
Experience managing high availability solutions
Experience with a number of open source monitoring and administration tools -
Cacti, Nagios, Akamai, Squid, Splunk
Experience working in VMWare ESXi virtualised environments
Scripting/coding ability in Java, Ruby, Perl, Python or something similar
Interest/experience in Cloud technologies such as Amazon EC2
Passion for furthering your experience in Linux, DevOps, Virtualisation,
Agile etc
Great communication skills, an ability to work closely with developers and
engineers and confidence to present ideas in open forums

In return you'll receive great financial and career benefits including a
hefty training/conference budget, bonus structure, discounts on products and
insurance, additional leave buy-back schemes etc.

To find out more, please email your resume to or call
Liz Trinh on (03) 9929 9512 for a confidential chat.



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[LIBJOBS] Fwd: USA--Houston, TX--Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services (corrected version)

Please post this version with the correct title in the subject line in stead of the original one sent. I am sorry for the error.  Melinda Flannery

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Subject: USA--Houston, TX--Executive Director of Digital Library Services
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 12:19:59 -0500
From: Melinda Flannery <>

Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services --Fondren Library, Rice University


Rice University, a private university located in Houston, Texas, is seeking a highly motivated professional to serve as the Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services.  This position is responsible for the oversight and management of scholarly communications, the institutional repository, the Digital Media Commons, the Kelley Center for Government Information & Microforms, and the GIS/Data Center.  The Executive Director of DSS will work with faculty on digital projects and collaborate in securing grant funding to support digital library and digital humanities research. Serving as the Principal Investigator on grants, the Executive Director will be responsible for the overall management of grant-funded activities in DSS. The position may occasionally involve collaborative teaching with faculty for Rice courses that address the use of digital technologies in scholarship. The position reports to the Vice Provost and University Librarian and is a member of the Fondren Library’s Executive Committee.


Education requirements include:  PhD in any field OR Master's degree in any field plus at least a bachelor's degree in an information science field (e.g. computer science or MLIS).  


Experience and skills requirements: Must have at least ten years of experience in working with and managing digital library projects and initiatives, a demonstrated track record of managing grant-funded activities, and experience teaching college-level workshops or courses in digital humanities or digital libraries.   Also required: excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated planning, organizing and project management skills; proficiency with multimedia software; leadership skills; an ability to reach consensus with diverse constituencies in a rapidly changing environment; ability to strategically consider research library directions and work with the library's executive team to articulate future directions.


Experience preferred: Experience working in a research library and supporting university faculty with their research that involves digital technologies; experience in digital humanities and working with technologies used to support digital humanities scholarship; experience writing articles for publication.  


Education preferred: PhD

Experience and skills preferred: Proficiency working with the DSpace institutional repository platform; a demonstrated understanding of scholarly communications issues, including open access and copyright options.


Salary/benefits: commensurate with experience; no state or local income tax; 21 benefit days; TIAA/CREF and Fidelity; health and life insurance; tuition waiver.


Environment:  Rice University provides a stimulating work environment, with opportunities to participate in the delivery of innovative library services supported by leading edge technologies.  Fondren Library ( is a research library with over 2.6 million volumes and over 81,000 serial titles.  The library has a strong national reputation for its digital library and digital humanities projects and initiatives.  Rice University is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.


Houston is a vibrant, multicultural city, with world-class visual and performing arts ranging from the traditional to the avant-garde. The fourth largest city in the country, Houston enjoys a moderate cost of living and easy proximity to the Gulf Coast.

For more information, see:


Applications received by June 14, 2013 will receive first consideration.  Please apply with cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references at:


Inquiries:  Diana Acero Garcia x5252 or e-mail  Rice University is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.

--   Melinda Reagor Flannery  Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services  Rice University  Fondren Library-MS44  P.O. Box 1892  Houston, TX  77251-1892  713.348.3773  713.348.5862 (fax)