Library Circulation Clerk

Mt. Lebanon Public Library is located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, and is a member of the Allegheny County Library Association. We are looking for friendly, helpful individuals who enjoy working with the public and as part of a team; and will help us carry out our mission to provide for all patrons an inclusive, welcoming environment of intellectual enrichment, creativity and enjoyment, and a forum to exchange ideas by providing top-tier programs, materials, services, and community support.

Starting wage is $13.10/ hour, minimum 20 hours per week, with step increases at 12, 24, and 36 months as well as annual cost of living adjustments and PTO. Some evening and weekend hours required. This is an in-person customer service position – no work from home or virtual option is available.

We are accepting applications through Monday, January 23. For the full job posting and application link, please visit:

 

https://mtlebanon.bamboohr.com/careers/138

 

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Research Librarian

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Research Librarian supports the Research Services Manager in the day-to-day operation of the library.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS :

REPORTS TO: Research Services Manager

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Collaborate with attorneys, Practice Group Leaders, and Business Development teams in support of attorney and client research needs.
Assists in providing competitive and business intelligence research and analysis.
*Conduct legal research and synthesize information for attorneys, clients, and staff.
*Process invoices related to Research Services.
Perform detailed case law research and cite checking of briefs and other documents.
Manage office print resource acquisition and collection.
Monitor alerts and news flow to support proactive initiatives and best practices.
Provide oversite of the Knowledge, Research, and Information Services departmental functions in the absence of the Manager.
Manage additional research and organizational functions as assigned.
*Denotes essential functions of the position

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

EDUCATION:

· Bachelor’s degree required.

· Master’s degree in library and Information Studies from an ALA accredited graduate program is preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

· Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in a similar role at a law firm or other professional services environment.

· Knowledge of research resources commonly used in large law firms.

· Understanding of the broad areas of law practiced by a full-service firm.

COMPETENCIES:

Adaptability:

· Ability to learn and embrace new skills and best practices as the position evolves and Firm needs change.

· Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

· Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team.

· Strong organization skills and high attention to detail.

· Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.

 

Collaboration:

· Team player, with a desire to be a part of a collaborative, high-performing group.

· Ability to develop relationships and foster teamwork at all levels of the Firm.

 

Communication:

· Professional in-person and virtual presence.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a diverse group of internal and external clients, attorneys, and staff.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Ability to manage confidential information and sensitive situations with tact and discretion.

 

Problem Solving Skills:

· Ability to identify and analyze issues, make decisions, and initiate actions/solutions.

· Ability to respond to unexpected challenges, including proactively developing innovative solutions to complex problems while maintaining a professional demeanor.

 

Professionalism:

· Ability to maintain composure and demonstrate good judgment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, copy and facsimile machines. Must be able to push and pull carts of books, periodicals and packages weighing up to 20 pounds and be able to retrieve and replace objects from shelves of up to 8 feet high.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Must be able to perform the duties of the position with time constraints, interruptions, and busy attorneys and staff and be able to treat all matters in a discrete and confidential manner. “Essential functions” are primarily position duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the employer. Position may require some travel, as requested by the Director of Knowledge, Research, and Information Services, to offsite libraries. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must be able to travel overnight. On occasion must be able to work more than 40 hours per week.

JOB STATUS: Full time 37.5 hours per week. Exempt position

The above primary job duties and responsibilities describe the level and nature of work performed by the employee(s) assigned to this job. The description should not be construed as an exhaustive listing of all job duties and responsibilities performed by this job.

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.

Reserves Associate

Reserves Associate (LA III – R&L)

 

Under the direction of the Access Services Manager for Hayden Library, the ID&LA Reserves Coordinator  manages the daily operations of the reserves service across four (4) MIT Libraries. They develop expertise in communication and processing workflows, technical skills, running and working with data/reports, copyright and fair use. This position provides the opportunity for using and developing library skill sets  related to access services, reference, and technology; it is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in  a dynamic academic library setting.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Coordinating Role (60%)

●        Working under minimal supervision to oversee course reserves operations including:

○        Collaborating with the Access Services Manager for Hayden Library to continuously  improve and develop the service in response to the needs of the Institute’s teaching and  learning as part of the larger course support ecosystem, which includes the Teaching and Learning efforts of the Liaisons, Information, and Reference Services (LIRS)  department, student success initiatives outside of the libraries, and more.

○       Running and manipulating data/reports for missing or recalled items to ensure equitable  access to materials.

○       Coordinating with staff in other units or departments to resolve questions or problems.

○       Scheduling, supervising the physical end-processing, and weeding across 4 libraries. Lewis Music Library provides separate, specialized reserves services for which the  Reserves Coordinator may occasionally be asked to provide input.

○       Managing course records in the ILS.

○       Providing support in training reserve team members and the teaching community’s staff.

○       Maintaining internal and public documentation.

o Answering or referring questions related to copyright and fair use, electronic reserves and the CMS (currently Canvas).

Access Services Work at Hayden (40%)

●       Participating in local and library-wide committees, teams, groups or projects.

●       Helping with planning, testing, and implementing new services, procedures, and systems in  ID&LA.

●       Sharing in-depth knowledge of library operations, procedures, and technical applications with  other ID&LA staff.

●       Shelving, retrieving requested items, handling financial transactions, and sharing responsibility  for opening and closing the library.

●       Some processing of materials as they are delivered to the collection and occasional triage with  help from staff in other departments.

●       Assisting in the use of the library’s electronic equipment and performing basic trouble-shooting as needed.

●       May assist with hiring, training or directing the work of student assistants or temporary  employees.

●       May participate in training staff in policies, procedures, and technology.

●       Contributing to the development of documentation and training materials related to processes  and work-flows.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

●       High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and related experience

●       Minimum of two years direct/related experience that provides an in-depth understanding of  library workflows and service functions.

●       Experience with automated library systems.

●       Experience in training or teaching others.

●       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.

●       Demonstrated organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

●       Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work and learn in a rapidly changing  environment.

●       Strong experience with standard computer software and ability to learn and master new  software, systems and technology as required such as MS Word, Excel, e-mail and calendar  software.

●       Ability to generate reports and work with data; ability to assist staff or library users in the use of  such technology or library equipment

●       Ability to work collaboratively, manage relationships and to interact effectively with a diverse  group of people.

●       Ability to identify problems and carry out solutions independently or in collaboration with others  Aptitude for accurate and detail-oriented work and responsiveness to deadlines  Ability to lift objects weighing 20 to 50 lbs., shelving and shifting boxes and other library material,  and to push book trucks weighing up to 150 lbs.

●       Ability to be exposed to dust.

Preferred:

●       Experience in an academic and/or research library.

●       Experience in customer service environment.

●       Experience working with Aleph, Alma or another integrated library system.

 

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.

 

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 December 8th, 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.

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.