Posibilidad de producir energía termal oceánica en Puerto Rico

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Proyecto de Ley del Senado sobre energía termal – Maunabo

En la mira la costa de Maunabo


Oferta de trabajo en área de archivística

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The Special Collections of Washington University Libraries in St. Louis is seeking a talented, dynamic, flexible, service-oriented individual to serve as Film and Media Archivist.  The Special Collections Department is made up of 5 units (Rare Books, Manuscripts, University Archives, Modern Graphic History Library, and the Film and Media Archive).  Under the direction of the Head of Special Collections, the successful candidate oversees the operations of a major civil rights and democracy film documentary collection built around the archive of Henry Hampton’s Blackside, Inc. With the Head of Special Collections, the Archivist plans for the maintenance, processing, preservation, and digitization of the collections and for the addition of new collections.  The Archivist also works with the Head and with an Advisory Board on public programs, collaborative opportunities, and other outreach efforts.

Responsibilities:  The Film and Media Archivist is responsible for building, promoting, and administering the documentary film and media archive, which encompasses film, videotapes, audiotapes, and associated documents relating to social justice and democracy in the United States, and locally produced documentary work.  With the Head of Special Collections, the archivist will plan for the maintenance of the collection and for the addition of new collections.  Responsibilities include: overseeing the processing of all materials housed in the archive; overseeing physical care and conservation of the collections; overseeing an active digitization program; working with faculty, the Head, and an advisory group on collection development; working with researchers and production entities; overseeing unit budget; participating in seeking external funding.  Also responsible for overseeing an active outreach program, including promoting the use of the collection in teaching and research, active public programming, and web access as appropriate.  Supervises 2 FTE professional staff and 2 archives assistants.

Education qualifications:  A Master’s degree is required, either MLS from an ALA accredited school or MA in relevant field such as archival studies, political science, American history, or film studies; prefer both degrees.  Knowledge of the production process, materials and documentation, formats and equipment is a necessity. Knowledge of archival and preservation practices for film and other media formats; familiarity with current digitization practices; familiarity with film/media copyright issues preferred.

Experience:  Minimum of 2 years experience working in a film or media archive.  Experience with production materials required; supervisory experience required; collection development experience with film archives preferred.

To apply for this position visit the Washington University Human Resources website at http://www.wustlcareers.com.  Review of applications will begin after January 1 and position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the libraries, visit http://www.library.wustl.edu.

Employment eligibility verification required upon hire.  Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Oferta de trabajo en el campo de la Biblioteca

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Chief Library Services Officer

Hartford Public Library

Hartford, Connecticut

Salary: $80,000 – $100,000

Status: Full-time

Posted: 12/02/09

Deadline: 01/05/10

Chief Library Services Officer

The Hartford Public Library, an award-winning urban public library system, is seeking an experienced professional librarian for the position of Chief Library Services Officer reporting to the Library’s newly appointed CEO. This number two position will be responsible for directing and leading the activities of the library including planning, development, implementation and evaluation of public services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: budget, staff (up to 95 employees), collection development, technical services, programs and services, and interaction with the Board of Directors. In addition, the incumbent will supervise and evaluate department heads of the Library departments (Youth Services, Collection Services, Adult and Branch Services and the CT Center for the Book). As a member of senior management, the incumbent will be actively involved in the overall operations of the Library.

The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in Library Science plus 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience as a public librarian preferably in an urban setting. You must possess a minimum of 5 years leadership/supervisory experience in a library. A strong understanding of urban communities and programs coupled with a mastery of the Spanish language is also required. Strong strategic thinking, program management, fiscal budget management, sound administration and technology solutions and leadership/collaborative skills complete the wining combination. You must possess a passion for the field, high energy and integrity, a strong work ethic and a can-do approach to work. For the right candidate, this position will pay up to $100K based on your experience with a possible subsidy for relocation. A solid benefit package is also part of the overall compensation for this position. If you are interested in working in a dynamic library system with a new Main facility and a supportive community, please submit your resume, salary history and salary requirements to Monica Marchese, Principal, Marchese Consulting at email address marchese66@msn.com. Please go to www.hplct.org for more information about the Library.