Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Knowledge Management Analyst-Campbell Alliance-Raleigh, NC

Knowledge Management Analyst
Campbell Alliance,Raleigh, North Carolina
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 01/14/08
Deadline: 03/01/08

We are currently recruiting for a Knowledge Management Analyst to join our growing Knowledge Management team in our Raleigh, North Carolina, headquarters. The Knowledge Management Analyst will be responsible for collecting, organizing, and maintaining Campbell Alliance’s intellectual property. Working with users of highly specialized information in a fast-paced business environment, this person will have three primary areas of responsibility:
• Knowledge librarianship: This person will serve as an on-call resource for consulting team members seeking to benefit from best practices and lessons learned in previous client engagements.
• Capturing project knowledge: Working with project managers, this person will collect, organize, classify, and archive project materials at the end of client engagements. This person will also manage the corporate taxonomy.
• Preserving intellectual property: This person will have a role in translating Campbell Alliance deliverables into reusable materials for future projects.

In addition, the Knowledge Management Analyst will play a key strategic role in Campbell Alliance’s drive to promote and foster a knowledge-sharing culture. This person will also contribute to the firm’s understanding of how information is accessed, shared, and used across departments and with external clients.

The ideal candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, be highly comfortable with document management software (Documentum preferred), be customer-focused, and have the ability to manage work flow, think creatively, and prioritize. Experience with taxonomies, metadata models, and information architecture is highly desirable.

To qualify, candidates must possess an ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science and have a minimum of one year of relevant work experience. Highly relevant work experience in a fast-paced business environment, in addition to a bachelor’s degree in an applicable field, may suffice in lieu of the master’s degree.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume to jobs@campbellalliance.com.

IMPORTANT: To be considered, you must also complete Campbell’s candidate questionnaire at www.campbellalliance.com/careers/candidate.cfm.
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Sunday, January 13, 2008

Librarian-ITT Technical Institute-Morrisville, NC


ITT Technical Institute-Morrisville, NC


Job Description

At ITT Educational Services, Inc., we are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue many opportunities in fields involving technology, healthcare, criminal justice, and business.

The Librarian is responsible for all Learning Resource Center (LRC) operations while ensuring the LRC is established as and remains an integral part of the college.

Key Responsibilities

-Supervises personnel directly involved with the LRC.
-Develops, coordinates and delivers user training courses/materials as well as prepares and distributes user documentation and aids.
-Responsible to design and deliver database tutorials and instruction materials for users and assists them in search strategies and advanced information needs.
-Meets regularly with education staff to coordinate LRC hours and policies, procedures, select books and other media needed for the LRC.
-Responsible for the cataloging, in/out processing, storage repair and maintenance of books and other LRC equipment.
-Assists students with questions regarding the LRC and assists instructors with the Career Success Program.
-Responsible for maintaining ongoing professional industry knowledge and skills of library/information science.

Required Skills
-Masters degree from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education in Library Science from and ALA accredited school.
-1-2 years experience working in a library environment.
-Excellent oral communication skills.
-Ability to assess student progress and changes needed in tutorial programs
-Ability to work with all levels of faculty and all types of students.

Job Location
Morrisville, NC, US.
Position Type

To apply go to http://tinyurl.com/2not8d

Friday, January 11, 2008

UNC Chapel Hill - Head of Public Services, North Carolina Collection

UNC Chapel Hill University Library

POSITION: Head of Public Services, North Carolina Collection

AVAILABLE: March 1, 2008


The North Carolina Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s University Library seeks an energetic and resourceful individual to coordinate the Collection’s public services. The Head of Public Services has primary responsibilities for planning and directing reference services; coordinating access to and use of materials; scheduling reference desk coverage; maintaining reading room security, and overseeing stacks maintenance. The position coordinates staff responses to off-site inquiries, including interlibrary loan, correspondence, telephone, fax, and email requests. The Head of Public Services also promotes use of the Collection by assisting researchers directly at the desk, by responding to outside inquiries, and through presentations to classes, professional organizations, and other groups.

The Head of Public Services also develops reference guides for in-house use and for inclusion on the Collection’s website and assists in planning and implementing digital projects as assigned. The position directly supervises two full-time assistants, undergraduate student workers, and occasional graduate assistants. The position coordinates services and oversees cooperative projects with other library special collection departments and public service points. All librarians in the University Library are expected to be active participants in library and campus committees, professional organizations, and the greater academic community.

The North Carolina Collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of library materials related to a single state. Its holdings include more than 250,000 books, pamphlets, government documents, newspapers, periodicals, maps, and audiovisual materials. It also holds more than 1.3 million photographs and 15,000 artifacts. The Collection is widely known for its distinguished Thomas Wolfe and Sir Walter Raleigh collections. Open seven days a week, the Collection is used by undergraduate and graduate students, University faculty and staff, scholars from other institutions, professional writers, and the general public.


Required: ALA-accredited MLS or Master’s degree in American history/studies or related discipline; employment experience in a special collections and/or archives; public service experience; supervisory experience; familiarity with North Carolina history and culture; excellent communication and writing skills.

Preferred: Two or more years of professional library/archives experience; knowledge of the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; knowledge of online reference tools relevant to the Collection’s subject focus; experience developing electronic reference guides to promote use and access to a library/archives collection.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country's oldest state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 27,000 students, employs more than 3,100 faculty, offers 77 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law, and the Library collections include over 5.9 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, and SOLINET. Together with the Health Sciences and Law libraries at Chapel Hill plus the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural and intellectual activities. The mountains and the seashore are each less than a half-day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.


This is a twelve-month academic librarian appointment; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the benefit of academic status and are represented on the faculty council.


Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2008. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Send a letter of application, a resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Head of Public Services, North Carolina Collection
c/o Tiffany Allen, Personnel Librarian
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB #3932, 213 Davis Library
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890

NC ECHO Project Manager - State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

NC ECHO Project Manager
State Library of North Carolina,Raleigh, North Carolina
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 01/11/08
Deadline: 02/06/08

NC ECHO Project Manager
This position is the NC ECHO (North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online) Project Manager. Plans, coordinates & implements a statewide program to encourage the use of digital technologies to provide access to the State’s cultural heritage resources; establishes & maintains partner relationships with cultural heritage entities statewide; consults & provides technical assistance to partners on digitization & online presentation of cultural heritage resources, with consultation on issues of collection, preservation, processing, & description where appropriate; works with libraries, archives, museums, historic sites & interested parties statewide & beyond to encourage best practices & use of standards in digitization; assists in managing statewide grant programs designed to support digitization of cultural heritage resources; oversees continuing education initiatives; supervises 4 project staff; serves a convener of statewide project advisory committee. Some overnight travel required. Applicants should have a vision for developing broad & effective digital access to statewide cultural heritage resources. Applicant should have knowledge of: program management & evaluation; use of digital technologies to provide access to information; metadata standards including MARC, Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, & METS; continuing education program development & administration; budget management; grant program development, grant writing & review; strategic & long-range planning; public outreach & marketing. Applicant should have the ability to communicate effectively with library, archives & museum professionals as well as others with little or no expertise. Applicant should have excellent skills in time management, multitasking, teamwork, critical thinking & analysis, written & oral communication, & public presentation. A Master’s degree in Library Science and three years experience as a librarian including two years in a supervisory capacity, or as a librarian consultant; or graduation from a four-year college or university supplemented by 30 semester hours in library science and five years experience as a librarian including three years in a supervisory capacity or as a librarian consultant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer additional directly related education, training, & experience as specified in the above description.

Application and contact information is provided at this link: http://osp.its.state.nc.us/positiondetail.asp?vacancykey=4804-0100- 0004-104&printit=no