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Info on Job Posting Form Fields

Below is information on select fields found on the Post a Job form:

Appointment Type 

  • Tenure Accruing or Permanent Status Eligible Defined as: Tenured, Tenure Accruing, Permanent or Permanent Status Eligible
  • Regular – Defined as: An employee (regardless of title) who has been hired for a position without a pre-determined time limit. Includes recurring, ongoing appointments including non-tenure accruing, non-permanent status eligible faculty or administrative personnel appointments. This type differs from Term, Temporary or Time Limited employment, which have a pre-determined period of employment.
  • Temporary / Time Limited – Defined as: Appointments with specific durations including project-based or seasonal employment. May be benefitted or non-benefitted, and regardless of title.
  • Residency / Fellowship / Internship

Position Category

  • Professional Librarian – Defined as: positions requiring an MLS, MLIS, or other directly relevant advanced degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Other Professional – Defined as: professional positions which may or may not require an advanced degree and might serve in fields such as human resources, grants, fiscal, information technology, etc.
  • Support or Paraprofessional (exempt only)
  • Support or Paraprofessional (non-exempt)
  • None of the above

Functional Areas

  • Access Services – Primary responsibilities include: providing access to material and services through units such as circulation, ILL, course reserves, etc.
  • Acquisitions – Primary responsibilities include: acquiring and receiving library materials and resources
  • Archiving/Curatorial/Rare Books – Primary responsibilities include: maintaining and/or promoting archival materials or a special collection
  • Assessment – Primary responsibilities include: assessing library services and programs
  • Branch/Unit/Department Management – Managers with primary responsibility for leading/supervising discrete operational or functional areas
  • Cataloging/Bibliographic Control/Metadata – Primary responsibilities include: providing user access to library resources by managing the creation, maintenance, and loading of metadata
  • Circulation – Primary responsibilities include: managing the process of checking materials in and out and shelving materials
  • Clerical/Administrative Support – Clerical/Administrative Support
  • Collection Development/Management – Primary responsibilities include: overseeing the selection of materials and/or managing collections
  • Communications/Public Information – Primary responsibilities include: generating and coordinating public relations and information efforts
  • Data Curation – Primary responsibilities include: managing the lifecycle of digital/data materials for preservation, access and use
  • Development/Fundraising – Primary responsibilities include: various aspects of fundraising and generating gifts
  • Digital Services – Primary responsibilites include: activities related to digitization and digital curation of digital resources
  • Distance Learning – Primary responsibilities include: providing services to distance learning population
  • Document Delivery – Primary responsibilities include: delivering requested materials
  • Electronic Resources – Primary responsibilites include: ensuring the development and coordination of electronic products and services, often including activities related to database subscriptions, link resolvers, and vendor liaising
  • Exhibits – Primary responsibilities include: coordinating and developing library exhibits
  • Facilities/Security – Primary responsibilities include: managing library facilities and/or security
  • Finance/Budget/Accounting – Primary responsibilities include: managing fiscal operations
  • GIS Systems/Data – Primary responsibilities include: providing expertise in geographic information systems, related tools and resources, and supports access to geo-spatial
  • Government Documents – Primary responsibilities include: managing information produced by government agencies
  • Grants Management – Primary responsibilities include: grant writing and/or proposal development; and/or grants management
  • Human Resources/Organizational Development – Primary responsibilities include: overseeing human resources and/or organizational development functions
  • Information Technology/Systems – Primary responsibilities include: providing systems and information technology services
  • Instruction – Primary responsibilities include: designing and delivering instructional programs designed to teach library users how to locate, use and evaluate resources and promote information literacy
  • Integrated Library System – Primary responsibilities include: overseeing an integrated library system used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid and materials loaned
  • InterLibrary Loan – Primary responsibilities include: oversight of loaning and borrowing services from one library to another
  • Liaison – Primary responsibilities include: providing library information and services to faculty and students in an assigned area
  • Media/Multi-Media Specialist – Primary responsibilities include: managing multimedia equipment, productions and/or files
  • Off-Site Storage – Primary responsibilities include: oversight of storage facility used to accommodate library materials
  • Outreach Services – Primary responsibilities include: promoting library services that support equitable access to information to traditional and nontraditional patrons
  • Preservation/Conservation – Primary responsibilities include: maintaining and restoring access to physical artifacts, documents and records through treatment and prevention of decay and damage
  • Press/Publishing – Primary responsibilities include: publishing activities and may include university press operations within the library
  • Reference/Research – Primary responsibilities include: providing research and reference assistance to patrons
  • Scholarly Communication/Copyright – Primary responsibilities include: providing expertise on copyright, intellectual property and/or scholarly publishing
  • Senior Management – Senior managers such as Director/Dean, Associate Director/Dean, Assistant Director/Dean, etc.
  • Shared Collections – Primary responsibilities include: oversight of shared collection services and/or management
  • Staff Development/Training – Primary responsibilities include: oversight of library staff training and development programs and services
  • Subject Specialist – Primary responsibilities include: providing library services in a specific area of expertise

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