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Library Assistant - Chicago Theological Seminary

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:03pm

Reporting to and under the supervision of the Director of the Lapp Learning Commons, the Library Assistant performs a variety of library technical and clerical functions related to the circulation, acquisition, and cataloging/processing of print and non--print materials and related equipment. Performs technical duties related to the acquisition and cataloging of library materials in addition to special projects as assigned. Maintains library materials and equipment. Performs other related duties as assigned. This position is part-time, 20 hours per week, and includes paid time-off following probation period.

Job Description of essential duties:

  • Performs copy cataloging of new material, following established bibliographic and local standards.
  • Check-out and check-in books, journals, reserve books and other library materials.
  • Process item holds, recalls, reserves, renewals and other patron requests, including collecting material from compact shelving in the basement.
  • Responsible for processing interlibrary loan requests and facilitating all functions relating to the interlibrary loan department
  • Prepares all new library materials. Labels and physically processes library materials.
  • Maintains statistical and inventory records and participates in the inventory process, including record maintenance.
  • Performs and/or assists in the repair of damaged materials.
  • Provides work direction to student workers.
  • Participates in staff meetings and attends training as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or completion of Library Technical Assistant program with at least one year experience working in a library setting. Students currently enrolled in an MLIS program who have completed a cataloging/metadata course are welcome to apply.
  • Ability to understand library terminology and standard library practices, including theLibrary of Congress classification system, AACR2/RDA cataloging rules, and MARC 21bibliographic record structure.
  • Operation and use of computers, library automation software including OCLC bibliographic database, and Microsoft Office Suite software; Word, Excel, Outlook.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

No phone calls please.

Lapp Learning Commons
Job title: Library Assistant
Term of employment: Part-time, based on 20 hours per week.
Pay rate: $16.50
Status: Part-time, non-exempt.
Supervisor: Library Director

SFX Systems Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 9:46am

 Join by phone:

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 Conference ID: 9988605 

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Information Technology Technical Associate (Web Applications Developer) - University of Illinois Chicago

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:37am

The University Library is seeking an IT Technical Associate (Web Applications Developer). The Web Applications Developer will work with the Senior Digital Library Applications Developer, and other Library IT staff to develop, implement, and maintain web-based library systems. In a dynamic and responsive environment, the web developer will contribute to each stage of the project lifecycle, from project planning with stakeholders, to writing top-notch code, collecting and integrating user feedback, creating effective tests, and writing quality documentation.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Develop and implement applications, databases and web services for the Library’s web presence.
  • Write fully accessible and responsive HTML user interfaces.
  • Fully document code and processes.
  • Write tests to be used in continuous integration processes.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree within Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 1 year of progressively more responsible experience within IT Web Application Development, which includes demonstrated experience in developing and/or modifying new and existing applications, including requirement analysis, design, code, test, debug, implementation and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high-level languages used in web development such as PHP, Python, Java or Ruby.
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.
  • Proficient with a database query language (SQL, SPARQL, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in computer, information or library science preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience building interactive web interfaces with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript libraries and/or frameworks.
  • Experience developing for Wordpress.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to formulate options, and recommend effective solutions.
  • Demonstration knowledge of web application frameworks such as Django, Ruby on Rails or similar web frameworks.
  • Familiarity with cross-platform compatibility and web accessibility standards and techniques.
  • Understanding of complex data systems, database design and/or linked data
  • Knowledge of library tools and technologies.
  • Experience with standard software development tools and techniques such as git, testing frameworks, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to support user-centered services in a culturally diverse, higher education environment.

To Apply

For more information and to apply for this position, submit a cover letter, resume and references via online application by Monday, July 30th, 2018.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Part-time Research and Instruction Librarian - Millikin University

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 1:39pm

Millikin University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Research and Instruction Librarian in the Staley Library. Hours will include one evening shift per week. This position will assist students and other patrons and teach information literacy sessions to first year students. Minimum qualifications include an earned or in-progress MLS or equivalent degree and some reference and teaching experience. You may view a complete position description and minimum qualifications at Millikin Employment.

Applicants should complete an online application at Millikin Employment. Please attach a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references with your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

Preservation Committee In-Person Meeting

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:39pm


CARLI Conference Room 312, Champaign

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CARLI Office Closed

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:23pm

CARLI Office closed for Memorial Day

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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:22pm

CARLI Office closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day

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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:21pm

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Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:20pm

CARLI Office closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

CARLI Office Closed

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:19pm

The CARLI Office will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday.