Category: NN Jobs (page 1 of 3)

Job Posting: Prgm Asst, Special Collections

Submitted by Kristin Gall:

Description: The Program Assistant for Special Collections organizes and coordinates operations, procedures, and resources that facilitate collaboration, streamlining, and efficient customer service in Thompson Library Special Collections (THO SC); provides operational support services for the Thompson Library Special Collections Head, curators, staff, visiting scholars, and other patrons.

This position is responsible for administrative support, calendaring and scheduling, correspondence, database entry and management, invoice creation and completion, e-requests, supply ordering, acquisition order submission, event coordination support, donor and stewardship support, equipment inventory and maintenance, and is the first contact for visitors and incoming calls. Some evening and weekend hours required.

This position is a 2-year term position. Please be aware that travel reimbursement and relocation assistance will not be offered with this position.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Humanities, or Arts or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience with MS Word and Excel; detail-oriented; excellent planning and organizing skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desired qualifications: Experience in an academic library or large institution setting; experience working in non-profit organizations and customer service; knowledge of University policies, rules, regulations, and fiscal procedures; knowledge of TAS (The Advancement Systems) or other customer relation management database.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/80224 from July 22 through July 30, 2017.

Job Posting: 18th Avenue Library CR Stacks Manager (Library Associate 2)

Submitted by Kristin Gall: 

Description: Responsible for processing and maintenance of the 18th Avenue Library Reserves Collection. The 18th Avenue Library reserves are the 2nd largest reserves in the library system and the collection includes print and other equipment for loan; manages book stacks maintenance and weekly paging and re-shelving operations for the library. Provides collection support; hires, trains, and supervises student employees; acts as primary back up for circulation desk operations and support for other operations as necessary; performs other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent certificate; 600 hours of training in library practices and procedures (or six months of experience); 100 hours of training in management/supervision (or one month of experience); or equivalent.

Desired qualifications: Ohio Link and/or Sierra experience; personal computing experience including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; excellent communication skills and attention to detail; At least six months of direct customer service experience.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/80221 from July 22 through July 30, 2017.

Job Posting: Senior Applications Developer

Submitted by Kristin Gall:  

Description: The University Libraries is on a mission to build a digital library platform to preserve and highlight the Libraries’ many distinctive digital resources. We want researchers and students at Ohio State and from around the world to be able to view online our rare materials, including thousands of cartoons and images of historical artifacts. It’s an ambitious goal and we need creative application developers to join our growing team to make it happen. You will gain marketable experience working on large open-source systems with the latest technologies and, at the same time, give back to Ohio State.

Position Description: Actively plans iterations with the project manager, communicate those plans to the developers, clarifies business requirements, monitors progress in meeting sprint goals, and provides status reports; acts as a liaison between Applications Development & Support and Infrastructure Support within the IT Division in commissioning, configuring, and monitoring server resources; architects solutions to optimize applications and systems for stability, reliability, reuse, security and performance; facilitates problem-solving and decision-making among developers in designing technical solutions; mentors developers through pair programming, code reviews, and refactoring exercises; develops internal development standards and procedures, based on engineering best practices, for source code control, change management, and deployment routines.

Our Team: We currently have six developers, along with a project manager and business analyst. We collaborate closely with our systems administrators to build reliable and scalable systems. The developers work on Macs with free and open-source software whenever possible. Our primary language is Ruby. We support a few legacy PHP-based apps and content management systems. We practice agile software development with emphasis on short iterations, lightweight requirements-gathering, and partnerships with customers. Our typical week includes Maintenance Monday (dedicated to ticket resolution and application maintenance), daily standups, and four days of project work. We value a collaborative environment, face-to-face conversations, and innovative ideas. We are committed to work/life balance. You will have opportunities for remote work and on-call time is limited. You will write code, maintain applications, and support systems.
Read more about us at: library.osu.edu/blogs/it

The Libraries is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the Libraries’ mission. Travel reimbursement and relocation assistance will not be offered with this position.
Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer and information science or engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; five years of programming experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Ruby, PHP, Java; 5+ years of experience working with relational databases (preferably MySQL or PostgreSQL); demonstrated experience working with search servers, such as Solr or Elasticsearch; proven expertise working on linux/UNIX-based systems; demonstrated experience developing with APIs; excellent communication and facilitation skills.

Desired qualifications: Knowledge of software engineering best practices, such as MVC, test-driven or behavior-driven development (TDD/BDD), pair programming, source code control, automation, continuous integration; experience in agile software development using frameworks such as Scrum or XP.
Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79989 from July 15 through July 30, 2017.

Job Posting: Production Assistant-Publishing Services

Description: The Production Assistant reports to the Publishing Services Lead and performs production work for publishing services across multiple software platforms (e.g. DSpace, Open Journal Systems, WordPress), on multiple simultaneous projects. Production work includes: submitting content, creating metadata, layout editing, author proofing workflows, DOI registration, designing and documenting workflows, monitoring and ensuring the quality of data input, tracking projects in project database, and scheduling and supervising the production work of student assistants. The Production Assistant works collaboratively with the Head of the Department and other departmental staff. The position requires attention to detail, sound judgment and decision making, and knowledge of related and applicable software programs.

About Us: University Libraries’ Publishing and Repository Services (PRS) engages with partners across the university to increase the amount, value, and impact of OSU-produced digital content including, but not limited, to conference proceedings, journals, monographs, student scholarship, working papers, technical reports, and faculty articles. PRS offers support by organizing, providing access, distributing, and preserving digital scholarly material through the Knowledge Bank repository program and the Libraries’ Open Access Publishing Program.

Required qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Communications, or Art/Humanities or other appropriate field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; familiarity with the scholarly publishing process; familiarity with metadata standards; excellent organizational skills and ability to work with detail; ability to assist with projects under minimal supervision and to meet deadlines; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated experience with Excel; familiarity with HTML or XML.

Desired qualifications:  Experience with workflow development; creativity and flexibility in using technology to solve problems.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79877 from July 8, 2017 through July 23, 2017.

Job Posting: Human Resources Associate

Submitted by Kristin Gall:  Description: The Ohio State University Libraries is a highly valued partner and campus leader in advancing discovery and learning for OSU, for the state of Ohio and for an ever expanding community of world scholars. Aligned with the University’s vision to be the world’s preeminent public comprehensive university, the Libraries advance student and faculty success by delivering distinctive content and fostering intellectual connections.

The University Libraries’ HR team serves approximately 62 faculty members, 170 staff and 400 student employees in 10 locations across the Columbus campus. The term Human Resources Associate works as a key member of the Libraries Human Resources Team to support: selection and recruitment, orientation, on-boarding and exit processing, and performance management process tracking. This position is a full-time term appointment for up to 2 years.

Key Responsibilities
Supports the recruitment and hiring process, updates positions and posts vacancy notices, supports interview scheduling process, generates offer letters, prepares new hire checklists and disseminates communications, monitors and prepares on-boarding materials; initiates and approves personnel actions into the HR Action system; gathers HR analytics for salary analyses, quarterly reports, organization charts and department spreadsheets; facilitates resignation and retirement process; supports new volunteer requests process; assures compliance with state/federal law, policies, and procedures; provides distinguished customer service; acts as a resource for basic HR-related policies and procedures; ensures records retention policies are followed; assists with transition to electronic personnel files; all other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience; one year of demonstrated human resources experience; at least one year of demonstrated experience with full recruitment life cycle including position development, candidate screening, scheduling and conducting interviews, reference checks, salary analyses, and on-boarding practices; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desired qualifications: Proficient in PeopleSoft or other HR Information Management system; academic or large institution experience; superior customer service skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and instill trust within the organization; excellent planning and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently on projects; PHR or SHRM-CP certification.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79872 from July 8, 2017 through July 16, 2017.

Job Posting: Publishing Services Lead

Submitted by Kristin Gall:  Description: The Publishing Services Lead reports to the Head of the Libraries’ Publishing and Repository Services Department and leads an established program for Open Access publishing in the Libraries. The Lead keeps abreast of latest trends and best practices in the publishing environment and will contribute to the Libraries’ strategic initiatives by providing innovative and sustainable publishing services to support the sharing and preservation of digital scholarship. The Lead collaborates across the Libraries (Research Commons, subject and area specialists, Copyright Resources Center) and campus (including the OSU Press) and works with current and potential partners, conference organizers, and journal editors to create, disseminate, and preserve digital scholarly material. Specific responsibilities include: Supervise production staff; design, implement, document, and coordinate workflows for multiple concurrent publishing projects; support and develop outreach and educational programming; facilitate communication among project stakeholders; perform and/or manage production tasks including layout editing and data input; provide consultation and publishing software technical support for editors and creators of digital content; serve as product owner for publishing software infrastructure.

University Libraries’ Publishing and Repository Services (PRS) engages with partners across the university to increase the amount, value, and impact of OSU-produced digital content including, but not limited, to conference proceedings, journals, monographs, working papers, technical reports, student scholarship, and faculty articles. PRS offers support by organizing, providing access, distributing, and preserving digital scholarly material through the Knowledge Bank repository program and the Libraries’ Open Access Publishing Program. PRS currently uses Open Journal Systems, DSpace, and WordPress.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience; three years of related experience; experience with scholarly publishing editorial practices and the editorial infrastructure of digital publishing platforms (e.g. Open Journal Systems, WordPress); strong understanding of current academic scholarly communication principles and requirements; excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to explain technical concepts to a nontechnical audience; ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment; ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and to meet deadlines; demonstrated experience with HTML or XML.

Desired qualifications: Experience documenting relevant policies, procedures, and local standards related to digital scholarly publishing projects; experience with creating and delivering effective presentations and marketing strategies for outreach and engagement; experience with managing metadata, text, images, and other forms of digital research content; experience with CSS or PHP; supervisory experience.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79878 from July 8, 2017 through July 30, 2017.

Job Posting: Library Collections Analyst

Submitted by Kristin Gall:  Description: The Library Collections Analyst works with the Collections Strategist to develop processes for reporting and analyzing data on library collections to support planning, assessment, and decision-making. The analyst works with data from diverse sources, developing analytic processes targeting value, usage, and cost studies for library collections in various formats. The analyst works across the library organization to integrate data from multiple sources, demonstrates creativity when encountering roadblocks, and is diligent about maximizing the quality and use of data collected. The analyst champions the use of data in the decision-making process, is adept at data visualizations and representations, report-writing, and the development of data communications. The analyst manages projects relating to analysis of collection data, developing dashboards for both baseline analyses repeating over time and ad hoc analyses to support unique decision points.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Information Science, Business, Graphic Design, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required; experience in project planning required; considerable experience developing and managing data from multiple sources for conducting data analysis; advanced skills using Excel to present, summarize, and manipulate data; excellent oral, written and visual communication skills; demonstrated problem solving skills; successful candidates will be detail oriented, able to balance multiple priorities and effectively meet deadlines, be flexible and able to work positively with others and work independently as well as a member of a team.

Desired qualifications: Experience working with usage data; knowledge of database structures and queries.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79418 starting on June 17, 2017.

Job posting: Research Services Instructional Aid Assistant

Submitted by Kristin Gall:  Description: Reporting to the Coordinator for Research Services, the Research Services Instructional Aid Assistant supports students of writing-focused classes through a suite of services including research tutoring, instruction, and resource creation; provides research assistance and tutoring to undergraduate students with particular emphasis on the First Year Writing, Second Year Writing, and Writing Across the Curriculum programs, routing complex questions and needs to Reference Staff and Subject Librarians, as appropriate; works with writing programs to develop presentations, guides, and services aimed at anticipating and meeting the research needs of undergraduate students under the guidance of the English Librarian; liaises with the Writing Center, facilitates service referrals at the Thompson Library satellite location, provides research related professional development opportunities for writing tutors; works with the Libraries’ Teaching & Learning (T&L) department to coordinate program support between Research Services and T&L; develops presentations and learning objects and has opportunities for teaching and assisting in the development of workshops in coordination with T&L; general departmental duties and projects as assigned.

This position is a 2-year term position. Please be aware that travel reimbursement and relocation assistance will not be offered with this position.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a Humanities or Social Sciences field, or equivalent experience; experience tutoring, mentoring, teaching, or providing reference services in an academic setting; demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with diverse groups; strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to manage projects; aptitude for learning new technology/software.

Desired qualifications: Demonstrated experience in the development or facilitation of training and instructional programs, workshops, or activities; knowledge of instructional design principles; experience in course development and design; interest or experience in working with a diverse student body.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79419 from June 17, 2017 through June 25, 2017.

Job Posting: Fiscal Associate

Submitted by Kristin Gall:  

Description: The Fiscal Associate will provide operational and financial support for the Thompson Business Office. Responsible for oversight and processing of patron fine collection, approves paper and electronic invoices/credits for payment, including credit card statements. Verifies receipt of items on invoices against correct Libraries’ acquisition system purchase order numbers; reviews invoices & Sierra records for presence and accuracy of title in bibliographic record. Works with ACQ and accounting to resolve credit card discrepancies.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; high degree of experience with MS Word and Excel.

Desired qualifications: Attention to detail and accuracy; well-developed analytic and problem solving skills; customer service experience; highly developed communication and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deliver assignments on time; one year of general accounting experience.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79133 from June 3 through June 11.

Job Posting: Administrative Associate II

Submitted by Kristin Gall:  

Description: The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) is looking to fill the role of Administrative Associate II (AA) supporting members of University Libraries leadership team. This position provides a broad range of high level professional administrative support to the Chief Administrative Officer and our four Associate Directors. The AA works collaboratively with our Executive Assistant to ensure the overarching administrative service needs of the leadership function are met and provides assistance on projects for our Planning and Administration Team. In this role the AA is expected to anticipate challenges and make recommendations for solutions, to regularly incorporate continuous improvement strategies into their approach to the work and look for opportunities for streamlining, developing templates, and overall creating consistencies and efficiencies. The AA will perform activities with advanced levels of judgment and demonstrate responsibility in decision-making; and, employ strategies to keep abreast of organizational objectives, policies, procedures, and related information to maintain a comprehensive awareness of the Libraries.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate educational or administrative field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; five years of work-related experience supporting a managerial position or higher; evidence of highly developed communication skills (interpersonal, written and verbal) commensurate with effectively serving the needs of an executive or leadership office; excellent customer service skills; ability to be highly resourceful and function equally effectively in a team or independently; ability to conduct all activities with a high level of judgment, poise and professionalism is paramount- this applies in every situation, whether in person, on the phone, in writing, or online; ability to multi-task and embrace a fast paced environment where priorities are abundant and can shift; must be comfortable with ambiguity and have the ability to be anticipatory, make decisions, stay focused, efficient, and effective in in that context; advanced proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.

Desired qualifications: Advanced Proficiency in PowerPoint; current knowledge of university policies, rules, and regulations and experience in higher education setting/academic environment; previous project management experience; experience dealing with sensitive or confidential information appropriately.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/79134 from June 3 through June 11, 2017.

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