Business & Research Support Services Librarian

The Business & Research Support Services Librarian manages Lippincott Library’s research support services, a high touch operation which provides a critical link between the library and the faculty and scholars of the Wharton School. This service moves beyond standard document delivery, assisting faculty and researchers in transforming information into research-ready formats and providing expert advice on content and research management. This position works collaboratively with the other Lippincott librarians to design and deliver research and instructional services, as well as partnering with colleagues across the Penn Libraries system to develop services that support academic engagement across campus. This position conducts research consultations; offers course-integrated instruction and workshops; supports the discovery, use, and management of text and data; raises awareness of resources and services; and creates and maintains research guides and other research support tools including Lippincott’s flagship Business FAQ.

 

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and promoting resource delivery, content and data management and other research support services to meet the needs of Wharton students, faculty and staff.

Collaborate with departments across the Penn Libraries to develop innovative research support services Evaluate and recommend new technologies and services to improve processes and workflows and actively assist in implementation.
Develop and grow liaison relationships with several of the Wharton School’s academic departments and research centers or constituent groups to support teaching, learning and research activities.
Work collaboratively with a team of librarians to deliver business information support services across all phases of research, teaching and learning using a range of technologies.
Create and maintain guides to information resources and other digital learning objects and maintain and improve knowledge base of frequently asked questions.
Establish, design and teach specialized classes and workshops.
Represent Lippincott Library in library-wide and Wharton School working groups and committees, as well as appropriate professional organizations.
Participates in general Penn Libraries research consultation and chat reference service and in other Penn Libraries-wide initiatives such as the Critical Writing Program.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

Required:

Master’s degree or equivalent graduate education in library or information science/management.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage projects.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to establish effective relationships with diverse constituencies and to promote teamwork, diversity, equity and inclusion.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
2-3 years experience in a business-focused library or information service.
Preferred:

Coursework, advanced training or degree in business, statistics, economics or a related subject.
Experience conducting library presentations or teaching in an academic environment.
Supervisory experience.
Knowledge of citation management or research organization tools.
Familiarity with data analysis (text, numeric, etc.).
Experience with a statistical or general-purpose programming language (R, Python, etc.).
Application Requirement:
A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.

 

Budgeted Pay Range:
$60,000 — $69,000 commensurate with education and experience.

 

 

 

Job Location – City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Department / School

University Library

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits

To learn more, please visit: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/PennHR/benefits-pay

About Us

The University of Pennsylvania’s special character is reflected in the diversity of the Penn community. We seek talented faculty and staff who will constitute a vibrant community that draws on the strength that comes with a substantive institutional commitment to diversity along dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic status. Grounded in equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action, Penn’s robust commitment to diversity is fundamental to the University’s mission of advancing knowledge, educating leaders for all sectors of society, and public service. The University of Pennsylvania prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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 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.

Digital Experience Team Summer Intern Program

Position Overview
At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. We work together each day to foster an inclusive workplace culture where all of our employees feel respected, valued and have an opportunity to contribute to the company’s success. As an Intern within PNC’s Digital organization, you will be based in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Birmingham, Dallas, Columbus, or Kalamazoo.

Job Description

Digital Experience Undergraduate Intern

As a PNC Intern, you will participate in a “best-in-class” internship program. During this 10-week program, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a specific line of business, expand the tools you need to launch your career and complement your education with real-world job experience.

Retail’s Digital team develops and delivers digital banking and lending technology from Online Banking to PNC’s suite of mobile banking apps and our ATM capabilities. The Digital team is a back-office group tasked with staying on top of the latest customer trends and preferences to continually enable customers with the ability to bank when, where and how they want. The Digital team fully supports Retail’s “Digital First” efforts to create banking solutions within channels outside of the branch giving customers the latest banking and lending technology that is both easy to use and secure.

 

This team has produced features, products and services like the PNC Mobile Banking app, Card-Free ATM Access, Online Banking, card travel notifications and many more. The team also works with FinTech companies to bring the latest digital capabilities to PNC customers such as peer-to-peer payments through Zelle. The team also supports the Retail National Expansion efforts.

 

As a Digital Experience Intern, you will:

  • Assist senior leaders and managers by creating pieces of the larger, visually appealing, highly usable and intuitive user experiences.
  • Create scenarios, user flow diagrams, interaction models and visual communication systems.
  • Communicate ideas using prototypes, wireframes, interactive mockups or other work products.
  • Assist with the communication of complex design concepts and strategies clearly and persuasively across different audiences.
  • Create concise instructional copy that guides users though experiences while expressing the brand in a consistent and powerful manner.
  • Assist in the organization and designing of complex information systems for optimized user paths and experiences.
  • Assist in the creation of user-centered design deliverables including site maps, navigation models and storyboards; and analyze PNC’s competitive positioning, industry landscape, emerging technologies and customer demand.
    Assist managers with the development of holistic strategies that position PNC as the leading provider of online products and services to targeted segments.
  • Develop a clear customer value proposition and assists with an experience roadmap that supports it as well as considers emerging technologies and the competitive landscape.

The Digital Summer Internship is located in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Birmingham, Dallas, Columbus, and Kalamazoo.

 

Job Profile:

Participates as an intern in the PNC summer internship program.

Performs or assists with the core activities of the group by applying knowledge learned to drive business results (e.g. deal, sales, or 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)
PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

Customer Focused – Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
Managing Risk – Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
Required Education and Experience:

Working toward Bachelor’s Degree, preferred business relevant majors (e.g., Finance, Accounting, IT, Economics, Marketing, Mathematics, Statistics, HR, Management, Communications, Business Law, Psychology, Logistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Actuarial Sciences), sophomore or junior status, Minimum GPA 3.0.
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.

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.