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Library Jobs, careers, placement, recruiting

Library Jobs, careers, placement, recruiting
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Oregon Library Association | Jobs Palmer School of Library and Information Science | LIU Post with locations on Long Island and in NYC ; ALA accredited Master degree program Nailing the Library Interview | Mr. Library Dude Getting that librarian position can be a daunting process. First, you write your cover letter and resume. You wait. This page spotlights: I created this resource after cleaning out an old file cabinet in my office where I came across interview questions from my first librarian job search in 2002. Since my first library job, I’ve served on a number of search committees and have formulated my own questions that I like to ask potential librarians as well. Like this: Like Loading...

5 Reasons Why All Job Seekers Need to Have a Work Portfolio Let’s face it: the old way of job searching is a thing of the past. Answering a job ad won’t get us a solid career anymore. We must go to networking events, shape our professional brand, and prove that we’re the sort of candidate to watch. In addition to all of these tactics though, all job seekers should have an updated work portfolio in their arsenal. 1. Resumes (as well as cover letters) won’t get someone the job on their own. Related: How To Create an ‘Alternative’ Resume on Prezi. 2. If you weren’t aware already, human resource representatives may receive between 200 to 300 resumes per job. Instead, a work portfolio not only sets job seekers apart from the competition, it does a better job of relaying why you may be right for the job by providing solid evidence as to opposed to beating around the bush about it. 3. We live in a world where images, videos, and graphics relay information better than script. 4. Sometimes, it’s all about what you’re working on now. 5. What do you think?

Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Guidelines Date Posted: July 17, 2012Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 45.313 Please note! The deadline for Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program has been extended to September 24, 2012, due to a outage. Questions? Teletype (TTY/TDD) (for persons with hearing difficulty): 202/653-4614 Upon request, IMLS will provide an audio recording of this or any other publication. Web Conferencing with Program Staff We are available by phone and through e-mail to discuss general issues relating to Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grants. Equal Opportunity IMLS-funded programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age. Office of Management and Budget Clearance Numbers Guidelines: OMB No. 3137-0029; Expiration Date: August 31, 2013. How long should it take me to complete this application? What are Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grants? Projects must begin on April 1, May 1, or June 1, 2013. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. Job Hunting Resources & More | Palmer School of Library and Information Science Listservs: Palmer School listservs: New Librarian’s List (NEWLIB-L) “NEWLIB-L is a discussion list for librarians new to the profession who wish to share experiences and discuss ideas, issues, trends, and problems faced by librarians in the early stages of their careers. However, this list is also of interest to those who are considering becoming librarians, and to those established in the profession who might wish to mentor newcomers. NEWLIB-L currently has over 1300 subscribers from all over the world, from every aspect of librarianship, and at every stage in a librarian’s career.” Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) listservs. METRO-announce: A one-way list for timely information from METRO about news, jobs, events, and other activities published at in between monthly newsletters. Websites/blogs:

Resource Descriptions: Grant Details The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program supports projects to recruit and educate the next generation of librarians, faculty, and library leaders; and to support early career research. It also assists in the professional development of librarians and library staff. Matching Requirement: Unless you are requesting Research, Early Career Development, Collaborative Planning funds, or National Forum Planning funds, you are REQUIRED to provide cost sharing of at least one-half of the total cost of the project, excluding funds for student support. We do not require a match for Research, Early Career Development, Collaborative Planning, or National Forum Planning proposals.

P/T - Adjunct Ref Librarian, Queens College-CUNY (NY) Rosenthal Library, Queens College (City University of New York), Flushing, NY 11367 invites applications for a service-oriented, flexible, and collaborative part-time (adjunct) REFERENCE LIBRARIAN to assume duties immediately for the Spring 2015 semester, with the possibility of continuing in subsequent semesters. Current weekly schedule includes one full Wednesday from 1:00 to 9:00 pm and Fridays 11:00 A.M. to 3:00P.M., but days and/or hours are subject to change, including some evening and/or weekend hours. The successful candidate will: · Provide pro-active and in-depth reference service in all formats, i.e in-person, through e-reference, QuestionPoint, and by telephone. · Participate in Virtual Reference work through our "Ask-a- Librarian" system. · Skillfully search online databases in all disciplines, and web-based resources. · Collaborate with the Coordinator of Research to provide and market research tools and other information services. Other responsibilities may include:

Upcoming Events | Speak to Impress: Public Speaking Skills for Librarians and Archivists | Long Island Library Resources Council Public speaking is a vital skill in any profession. As librarians and archivists, we participate in meetings, provide instruction to the public, pitch to clients, and address colleagues regularly. Effective communication is key to conveying our messages, whether they inform, persuade, or direct. Content matters, and so does delivery. In order to maximize our credibility and showcase our expertise in the workplace, attention must also be paid to preparation, non-verbal cues, and more. Join us for this interactive 2-hour session that will provide practical tips for speaking before an audience. Who should attend: Anyone interested in becoming more comfortable speaking before an audience. By the end of this program, participants will: Learn tips for communicating more effectivelyGain more confidence with speaking before an audience Presenter: Karen Erani Karen is an Independent Information Professional.