Assistant Library Director

The Bellaire Public Library (BPL) in Bellaire, Ohio, is seeking a full-time (37.5 hours/week) salaried Assistant Library Director. Bellaire, Ohio is a small community located on the eastern border of Ohio, 120 miles east of Columbus and 60 miles west of Pittsburgh, PA. BPL serves over 9,000 residents in Bellaire and surrounding area. BPL staffs five full-time and four part-time employees. The Assistant Director reports to the Library Director.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Assists with the scheduling of staff and the direction, training, and supervision of daily operations according to policies and procedures, making judgements accordingly and consulting with the director as needed;
  • Assists director, as requested, with special projects such as documentation, policies, programming, grant writing, outreach, publicity, and other administrative duties
  • Works with the director and technical services to order needed supplies and materials and ensures incoming items are processed and cataloged accurately
  • Works with the director to maintain the collection, including but not limited to weeding, shifting, labeling or relabeling, etc.
  • Assists in the processing of archival and local history materials
  • Manages the statewide delivery service for the library (cargo)
  • Assists the director with staff evaluations and hiring/terminating recommendations
  • Keeps current on the use of the automated library management system, statistical analytic systems, and offered library databases
  • Keeps statistics, reports, and records as necessary
    Performs outreach to schools and oversees the Children’s and Teen Specialist
  • Attends various meetings and conferences as a representative of the library as needed
  • Performs day-to-day library tasks as needed such as circulation, reference, shelving, etc.
  • Manages the library in the absence of the director
    Other duties as assigned/needed

QUALIFICATIONS: Liberal Art Baccalaureate degree and some proven prior library experience required. MLS/MLIS will be given priority. Must be service and detail oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and public service manners for modeling customer service expectations. Must possess good communication skills, oral and written, and direct and supervise staff in a way that fosters teamwork. Must be able to work independently, organize and prioritize work, respond to varied/changing work demands and make decisions as required. Must be digitally literate with broad experience in current technologies and software as well as integrated library systems. Prior management or supervisory experience is a plus. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation a must.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance and retirement. The position is covered by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email (1) a cover letter describing how your skills and experience meet job qualifications, (2) a detailed resume, (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to Library Director Erin Rothenbuehler at erothenbuehler@seolibraries.org, subject line: Application for Assistant Director Position.

Electronic Resources Associate

The MIT Libraries seek a resourceful and service-oriented person to contribute to the work of our electronic resources team. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in  a dynamic academic library setting. Under the direction of the Electronic Resources Librarian, this position supports the acquisition and management of electronic resources, including ordering, licensing support, establishing access, troubleshooting access problems, renewal, payment, adjusting records as titles cease/are canceled, or transferred to other publishers or hosting platforms, as well as quality control and lifecycle support.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Ordering Support

Research and review purchase and subscription options, including pricing and other options for requested titles.
Place orders with appropriate vendors and/or publishers (via email, EDI, etc.).
Identify, create, modify, activate records in Alma, the Libraries’ Library Management System (LMS).
Create and maintain records in other tracking systems.
Licensing Support

Provide support for the licensing workflow during the order and renewal process in partnership with the licensing staff in Scholarly Communication & Collections Strategy (SCCS).
Prepare renewal forms and amendments for authorized signature.
Perform license fulfillment steps, including returning signed licenses to publishers/vendors and filing official copies
Access Set-Up for E-Resources

Coordinate the work of the vendor, publisher, interface provider, and Libraries’ technology staff to establish access for eresources.
Announce availability of E-Resources to subject selectors, and to catalogers for full cataloging.
Renewal Process

Follow annual renewal procedures for journals, databases, and other resources as needed.
Communicate with product sponsors (Collections Strategy and Analysis (CSA) or other subject specialists) about renewal options and pricing, as needed.
Perform initial negotiation with vendors, as needed, to reduce renewal price to within acceptable increase, following guidelines determined each year with CSA.
Secure invoices for renewal and code for payment.
For resources we decide not to renew, work with the vendor to complete cancellation; update records in local systems; communicate to other staff (e.g., catalogers, subject specialists, etc.) to complete their steps of the cancellation process.

Problem-Solving for E-Resources

As part of the “digprob” team, solve problems with access to electronic resources as reported by library staff and users.
Investigate data discrepancies and anomalies in our complex infrastructure for documenting and providing access to our electronic resources (namely, Staff Vera and Alma).

Liaison Responsibilities

Work closely with Collections Strategy and Analysis (CSA) staff and subject selectors regarding:
Ordering questions
Bibliographic questions
Retention decisions
Format changes, and other issues.
Work closely with catalogers, preservation staff, accounts payable, Information Delivery & Library Access (ID&LA), and technology staff to ensure effective service, communication, and problem-solving.
General Responsibilities

Participate as part of group processes in:
Standardizing, documenting and maximizing efficiencies in team workflows
Establishing team goals
Collective problem-solving
Coordinating activities and projects.
Contribute to the creation, review and revision of documentation of procedures and policies for team operations.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

High school graduate or equivalent; 2 years direct/related experience.
Solid experience with library management systems and tools, and the interest and affinity for learning and mastering new software, systems, and technology.
Aptitude for accurate, detailed, and quantitative work.
Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to identify problems and carry out solutions independently or in collaboration with others.
Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and work with minimal supervision.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Positive service attitude and excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work as an integral part of a service team and to interact effectively with a variety of people.
Demonstrated ability to be flexible, embrace ambiguity, adapt to change and successfully work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Enthusiasm for embracing the empathy, courage, self-reflection, and respect essential in a multicultural, diverse and inclusive workplace, and ability to embrace those values in collections and public service work.
Preferred:

Experience in a library, higher education, and/or a customer service environment.
Previous work in acquisitions, particularly in an academic library setting.
Experience with Ex Libris’ Alma and/or Primo systems.

We expect the candidate to be stronger in some qualifications listed above than others; we are committed  to helping our future colleague expand their skills, as well as learning from their areas of strength.

HOURS: 35 hours per week. Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm; hours may change based on business needs  and MIT’s academic calendar. Please note: this role has the opportunity to be 100% remote.

HOURLY RATE AND BENEFITS: This job is a Pay Grade 5 with the following hourly

range (min-mid max):

$21.72/hr
$29.46/hr
$37.15/hr

Actual based on qualifications and experience. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health  plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and fully subsidized MBTA passes for local bus and subway service. The MIT Libraries affords a flexible and collegial working environment and provides opportunities for training and skill development.

This is a union position. Employees working in this position are covered by the collective bargaining  agreement between the MIT Libraries and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 93. Provisions related to wages, benefits and other terms of employment are  contained in the agreement. Any questions regarding the agreement should be directed to lib-hr@mit.edu.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online at: https://hr.mit.edu/careers applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received before January 9th, 2022; position open until filled.

ABOUT THE MIT LIBRARIES:

The MIT Libraries support teaching, learning, and research across the Institute, with millions of resources, deep expertise, and five campus locations where our community consumes and creates knowledge. Our organization is on an exciting journey of transformation, pursuing a digital-first model for research libraries and prioritizing an open scholarship agenda. We aim to exercise bold leadership in defining a model for research libraries in the future, with innovative spaces like the newly renovated Hayden Library and a  focus on supporting data-intensive and computational research and learning.

We strive to do great things, powering the MIT community to solve complex problems in the service of  humankind, and each member of our 146-person staff has a role to play in pursuing that vision. We’re  constantly adapting to the rhythms of a changing world, and we welcome candidates who can help us do  that in thoughtful and strategic ways that center our mission and values.

MIT Libraries is an environment that welcomes any body, any mind — including all genders —and  particularly encourages applications from underrepresented minorities, women, disabled applicants, and  veterans. Professionals who enthusiastically embrace the empathy, courage, self-reflection, and respect of  a multicultural, diverse, and inclusive workplace and who strive to incorporate those values in their work  and interactions are encouraged to apply.

VISA SPONSORSHIP: MIT sponsors visas only for certain academic and research positions. MIT does  not sponsor the following individuals for employment-based visas or for exchange visitor visas: students;  technical, administrative, library, or support staff members; individuals with inadequate funding, insurance,  or credentials; or those whose particular visa history precludes sponsorship.

Research Development Student Worker- Administrative/Office Support II

Research Development Student Worker- Administrative/Office Support II
Office of Sponsored Programs – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – (22009081)
Academic research and scholarship employment opportunity for a student with an interest in informational technology, data management, and communications strategies.

While being mentored by current staff members, the student employee will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in database management; data management and refinement; and data stewardship.

The student will have the opportunity to identify specific goals and objectives for their work in collaboration with the Assistant Director for Research Development.

Essential job functions:

-update existing records with detailed opportunity information

-compare records to identify and remove duplicate entries

-edit records to reconcile conflicting data

-compare records across databases to identify matching items

-assist in developing content and communications for constituencies

-employ descriptive metadata to review and assess impact of strategic communications efforts.

-Experience with data visualization tools and basic coding

-Data entry- attention to detail

-Social media analytics- string analytical skills

-Awareness of current data management technologies.

Data Manager (Contractor)

Position description

Seeking a data manager/computer scientist to support a program using autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and machine vision for quantifying biological and physical features of the lakebed to support fisheries management decision making at multiple scales across the Great Lakes.  The AUVs gather large volumes of color and grayscale imagery near the lakebed.  These data are, in turn, used to quantify three-dimensional lakebed structure, classify geologic substrates, and count fishes and other organisms using algorithms contributed by multiple collaborators.  The primary roles of the data manager will be to help (1) manage large quantities of robotics data, including imagery, point clouds, raster data, and more; (2) add new incoming field data to the dataset while maintaining data integrity and security; (3) create a comprehensive database for the organization and query of data; (4) apply algorithms and scripts to generate science products; (5) and coordinate with external partners engaged in data pipeline engineering.  The contractor should expect to work 40 hours per week (except during holidays and leave).

Why work for USGS?

As the Nation’s largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems.  In the Great Lakes region, USGS is the federal organization responsible for monitoring fisheries status and trends in support of the interjurisdictional fisheries management.  The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to the health of our ecosystems and environment, natural hazards that threaten us, natural resources we rely on, and the impact of climate and land-use changes.  For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.gov.

Qualifications

Necessary skills and knowledge include:

·         A recent (graduated within the last year) Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in data management, database management, information science, information systems management, computer science, statistics, mathematics, or engineering.

·         Ability to manage and maintain large quantities of data.

·         Specialized experience, knowledge, or coursework using Python and R for data processing and analysis.

·         Experience with writing metadata documentation and adding/editing image metadata information.

·         Familiarity with Linux and Windows operating systems.

·         Strong organization and documentation skills.

·         Ability to form a plan and adapt it as issues arise.

·         Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively in a team setting.

·         Able to express oneself effectively in both written and verbal forms.

·         Applicant is willing to learn, improve their skills, and keep current in their field.

Desired Qualifications:

·         Experience working with robotics data and ROS.

·         Knowledge of computer systems, network architecture, cloud computing, and supercomputers.

·         Experience with computer vision techniques.

·         Proficiency with photo and video editing software.

·         Experience, knowledge, or coursework creating and managing databases – SQL preferred.

·         Knowledge and experience working with, managing, transmitting, and storing large datasets and backup systems.

To apply:

·         Email 2-page resume and a cover letter to Dr. Peter Esselman (pesselman@usgs.gov).

·         Cover letter should highlight the ways that your interests, education, and experience make you the ideal candidate for the position.

·         Suitable candidates will be interviewed as applications are received until the position is filled.

App Developer

Be a part of something exciting and new! My team is looking to create an app tailored toward safety. We are searching for college students with experience in app development. Potential team members would be strong coders with experience in iOS development and ideally, have experience in Java and Python.

If you are interested or know someone who might be, reach out via email (udr1@pitt.edu)!

Hello Neighbor Internships (Accounting, Development, Mentorship, Education, and Data Analytics)

Accounting Intern (Location: Pittsburgh, PA)

This internship will have you working directly with the Controller to support the development of several key systems to help analyze spending as Hello Neighbor continues its growth. This internship will revolve around analyzing grant budgets as well as data entry in our accounting system (QuickBooks), and being able to use that data to build meaningful Excel models and data tracking reports. These systems will be used directly in future budgeting processes as well as decision making for grant proposals.

Key Responsibilities:
Review grant budgets and narratives and be able to understand the information contained in both.
Perform data entry for budget information contained in various grant/funding budgets.
Great Excel models to help analyze grant budget spending
Support the controller in future grants budget proposals
Provide additional accounting department support as needed.
Expectations:
Hours per week: 15-23 hours per week (estimate) from Tuesday-Thursday 9-5PM
Preference will be given to Master or MBA students or those focused on accounting degrees
Location: In our sunny office located in Larimer
To Apply:
We are accepting applications through September 9, 2022.

 

Development and Marketing Intern (Location: Pittsburgh, PA)

This internship will have you working directly with the Director of Development to support donor relations data management, grants calendar, and marketing efforts. This internship will revolve around donor data using Hello Neighbor’s data management system (Little Green Light), building out a grants calendar that will represent upcoming due dates (letters of intent, application deadlines, submissions, reports, etc), and ability to creatively influence marketing efforts in social media and external communications. These systems are imperative to the future success of Hello Neighbor’s growth.

Key Responsibilities:
Ability to use excel, or other system, to build and create grants calendar
Perform data entry with sensitive donor information, using appropriate fields
Creative thinker and interest in nonprofit development and marketing
Support the donor relationship coordinator in data entry best practices
Provide additional development and marketing department support as needed.
Expectations:
Hours per week: 15 hours per week (estimate) from Tuesday-Thursday 9-5PM
Preference will be given to those focused on nonprofit management
Location: In our sunny office located in Larimer
To Apply:
We are accepting applications through September 9, 2022

 

Mentorship Intern (Location: Pittsburgh, PA)

This internship will have you working directly with the Mentorship Program Manager to support the ongoing needs and growth of the program. The internship will work to support Hello Neighbor’s 7th Mentorship cohort from Kickoff through Closure, providing administrative support, and assisting with event planning. It will include opportunities to meet our mentor and mentee families at events throughout the cohort.

Key Responsibilities:
Assist with planning monthly mentor meetings and program signature events
Provide administrative support, including data entry and preparation of program communications
Develop and curate a list of community resources for program participants, including free and subsidized enrichment opportunities and social services.
Expectations:
Hours per week: 15-20 hours per week (estimate) from Tuesday-Thursday 9-5PM
Genuine curiosity and excitement about connecting with immigrant and refugee families
Preference will be given to graduate level students
Location: In our sunny office located in Larimer
To Apply:
We are accepting applications through September 9, 2022

 

Study Buddy/Education Intern (Location: Pittsburgh, PA)

The Study Buddy Education Intern will provide support to the Education Manager to coordinate Study Buddy’s day-to-day operations, including communication with students and tutors, tracking program information and data, and covering tutor absences when necessary. This role will work closely with the Education Manager to organize program information and data that will help show the impact of the Study Buddy Program.

Key Responsibilities:
Communicate with students and tutors regarding scheduling
Maintain and analyze session attendance data
Assist with in-person and virtual event planning
Assist with tracking and gathering data from students and tutors.
Work closely with interpreters to provide language-appropriate support for students and their families as needed.
Serve as tutor support to cover tutor absences
Expectations:
Hours per week: 15 hours per week (estimate) from Tuesday-Thursday 9-5PM
Preference will be given to those enrolled in education degree programs or those with previous experience tutoring youth
Location: In our sunny office located in Larimer
To Apply:
We are accepting applications through September 9, 2022

 

Data Analytics Intern (Location: Pittsburgh, PA)

The Data Analytics Intern will work directly with Hello Neighbor’s Family Services and Resettlement teams, including our Family Services Director and Program Managers to provide analytical and data support to the growing Hello Neighbor programs and operations. Your strong critical thinking, data visualization, organization and analytical skills will help support our strategic goals and continued growth by improving operational efficiency and service delivery to Hello Neighbor’s growing client community.

Key Responsibilities:
Continue the design and development of a client database using Salesforce to manage information for multiple programs that incorporate best practices for service enrollments, tracking of client interactions, and case management style service provision
Provide customized solutions using the Salesforce platform
Troubleshoot any bugs or attacks in the system or the system designs.
Develop and execute Salesforce configuration changes as needed, including Workflow, Process Builder, fields, page layouts, record types, custom settings, dashboards, and reports
Manage all aspects of user and license management including new user setup/deactivation, roles, and profiles.
Build out reporting requirements and needs
Import client-related data form current sources to new database
Expectations:
Hours per week: 15-20 hours per week (estimate) from Tuesday-Thursday 9-5PM
Database management experience using Salesforce
Preference will be given to graduate level students
Location: In our sunny office located in Larimer
To Apply:
We are accepting applications through September 9, 2022

Information Technology Rotation (ITR) Program- Winter Cohort

Note:  In order for your application to be considered, please ensure that you attach all ‘Required Documents to Upload at Time of Application’ noted below. 

Are you interested in pursuing a career in Information Technology? Do you want to explore opportunities throughout IT while making a difference in your community? Join UPMC’s two-year Information Technology Rotation (ITR) accelerated learning program! The ITR Program, a full-time entry-level salaried position, enables high-achieving, recent graduates the chance to pursue four unique, six-month rotations throughout UPMC’s Information Technology division. The start date for this program is January 2023.

About the Program 

Whatever your interest in Information Technology is – highly technical to non-technical spaces and everything in between – the ITR Program is the place for you! Our accelerated learning program allows participants to explore various functions of IT across multiple UPMC divisions, such as the Corporate Services, Health Services, and Insurance Services divisions. Rotation placements can be in the functions of software engineering, project management, and analyst roles in the Hillman Cancer Center, telemedicine, consumer technology, quality assurance teams, application development systems integrations, and enterprise architecture, to name a few.   On the other side of the spectrum, past technical rotations have included placements on our enterprise architecture, security operations, application development, systems integrations, and infrastructure teams.

Along with having the chance to learn from four different IT teams during your rotations at UPMC, there are also many other benefits to the ITR Program! This program is a full-time, salaried position at UPMC (and eligible for all the fantastic UPMC employee benefits!). Program participants have the opportunity to network with high-level executives, give back to the Pittsburgh community through service events, receive guidance from a personal advisor who is an IT leader, and build lasting connections within UPMC. Upon completion of the program, graduates are highly sought after for complex roles across the organization.

Apply now and begin your journey of contributing to Life Changing Medicine!

 

Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree with a graduation date between May 2022 and August 2022 or a current Senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a target graduation date of December 2022.
-Majoring in computer science, information systems, health information systems, or related field required
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0, preferred
-Preference will be given to candidates that have demonstrated leadership ability through their studies, employment, or extracurricular activities

Required Documents to Upload at Time of Application: 

  • Resume
  • Transcripts (unofficial or official transcripts are accepted)

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances (to be acquired after offer acceptance and before start date – we will provide instructions on how to obtain): 

Act 34
Other clearances may be required dependent on rotation placement

Recruitment Timeline Expectations* 

  • August 15th – October 15:  Application Open
  • Early September – End October:  Video Interviews Conducted
  • Early November – Mid-December:  Notification of Selection for Final Interviews & In-Person Final Interviews Conducted

*Subject to change.

**Please ensure that you check your email address used during the application process for any application status updates.

 

Interested in Learning More?  Check Out the Following Sites: 

UPMC Student Opportunities Site:http://careers.upmc.com/pages/students 
ITR Blog: Training in Excellence & Innovation: UPMC’s ITR Program
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. 

At UPMC, we strive to ensure that diversity, inclusion, dignity, respect, and cultural awareness is at the core of everything we do. By fostering an environment where every member of our team has a voice, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, age, or culture, we aim to emphasize a simple point: who you are is important, and who you are has a place at UPMC.  

Technology Development Program

By joining one of PNC’s Development Programs, you can explore your potential through hands-on experience in a professional environment. This is an excellent opportunity to begin exploring your career goals, in addition to growing your skills in key areas. The goal of PNC’s Development Programs is to move analysts and associates from development roles into production roles in one of PNC’s lines of business.

PNC’s Technology Development Program is an exciting opportunity for you to launch your career as a world-class technologist. By rotating through multiple areas of Technology,  you will build a network of colleagues across the organization, experience the 360 degree view of application development, gain an understanding of security and risk controls that will enable you to build secure and efficient code, and enter the next phase of your career well-rounded and able to take on a wide variety of opportunities.

Upon successful completion of the program you  may be placed permanently into a full-time role on one of several teams based upon interest and aptitude. Managers and teams from across the organization will present a variety of opportunities for available positions within their teams, and allow you to identify which teams and work sets are of greatest interest to you for placement after the program. Examples of potential positions include Software Engineer, Automation Developer, Risk Specialist, and Data Engineer.

You can expect to leverage cutting edge technology and next generation tools, support the customer experience, and participate in additional experiential learning opportunities, which include design thinking best practices, collaboration tools, and soft skills such as analyzing and presenting a case to executives. Prior to the final rotation, you will participate with your cohort in a dedicated hack-a-thon to demonstrate the technical and collaboration skills you have developed during the program.

The Technology Development Program will allow you to enhance your understanding of emerging technologies, while gaining a unique outlook of how technology drives the financial industry. PNC delivers efficient solutions by engaging people, processes and technology. Associates will rotate through four core rotations: Data & Analytics, Security, Software Engineering, and Technology Operations. These rotations provide the greatest exposure to rapid development principles and forward-thinking innovation tactics. Associates will bring their ideas to life as a part of this 12-month experience.

Associates will work on software development that empowers users with secure, stable and efficient technology solutions through innovative engineering. This includes design, structure, and engineer infrastructure, platforms, and interfaces for the organization while working iteratively and reducing toil. Recent projects include have ranged from automation of consumer account document evaluation to implementing security and fraud detection technologies.

The Technology Development Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, Dallas, TX, Cleveland, OH, and Birmingham, AL.

Learn more about PNC’s Development Programs by visiting www.pnc.jobs/students.

Job Profile:

Participates as an analyst/associate in the line of business development program.

·       Performs or assists the core activities of the group by applying knowledge learned to drive business results (e.g., deal, sales, process support, internal or external customer interaction, or supporting internal projects).  Works under supervision and may have limited approval and/or exception authority.

·       Participates in social learning within the organization (e.g., identifies and networks with business representatives and peers, participates in mentoring, job shadowing and community outreach).

·       Participates in formal learning (e.g., classroom, web-based or virtual) and completes related activities and projects.

·       Supports the internal and external customer experience by providing excellent service at all times; takes accountability and ensures problem resolution.

 

Required Education and Experience:

·       Preferred business relevant majors (e.g., Finance, Accounting, IT, Economics, Marketing, Math, Statistics, HR, Management, Communications, Business Law, Psychology, Logistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Actuarial Sciences), Minimum GPA 3.0.

·       Roles at this level are filled by recent university / college graduates with little or no professional experience, but possessing relevant skills.  Includes individuals joining the organization through a corporate development/training program.

 

PNC provides equal opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.