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Getting involved in management is a big career milestone. It is the most reliable path to promotions and a bright professional future. The skill set that you acquire by learning project management is something every aspiring leader needs and those skills secure many opportunities for you. To become a project management professional, you need a solid, instructor-led PMP training course. Getting a PMP certification takes a lot of work, so courses and training are the best way to reach that goal. What Does Project Management Entail? Project management is defined as the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities ...
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Calling all Maryland Chapter SLA members! Let us know you ' re presenting at SLA Annual Conf in Cleveland by filling out this form at  https://tinyurl.com/slamd2019presenters . We will publicize your  poster or presentat ion at our  chapter website, conference   kiosk and  chapter communications
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Tomorrow, Friday May 17, is our official  deadline for proposal submissions.  Have you been thinking about submitting a presentation or round table discussion?  Working on it and was interrupted by rush requests and surprise projects?  Just had an inspiring idea but feel you are too late?  Send us a quick email ( SLA.SD.FallSeminar@gmail.com )  and share your thoughts! Is all of this new to you, and you'd like to learn more?  The Fall Seminar is a long held tradition; here's this year's theme and location:  SLA-SD 2019 Fall Seminar
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Library Media Technician-Secondary Poway Unified School District APPLY ON COMPANY SITE Closing Date/Time:   Tue. 05/28/19 3:00 PM Pacific Time $17.48 - $22.38 an hour Part-time BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of a Library Media Teacher or assigned supervisor, coordinate and perform a variety of technical library functions at a secondary school site; coordinate acquisition, circulation, distribution, and storage of library books, textbooks and audio/visual materials; assist students and staff in the selection of library materials and access to digital resources; implement the District's plan for the acquisition ...
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If you’ve been asked to give a speech to a substantial audience, preparing it can be quite daunting. You don’t want your speech to fall flat and not go over well with the people hearing it. A good speech is not made off-the-cuff or written at the last minute. You should avoid this practice unless you’re put in a position where you have no choice. Generally, you will know that you’re giving a speech well-ahead of time. Here are some pointers for ensuring your speech is a hit: Knowledge Have this information at hand before you start writing your speech: Who is the audience? Are they knowledgeable about the topic or not? ...
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Based on feedback the lunch time discussion is being rescheduled for Thursday May 23rd 12-1 pm.  Will send confirmation of the lunch location shortly.  Please let me know if you are able to attend.  What: Lunch discussion of themes and issues raised during sessions at the recent SLA Pharmaceutical & Health Technology 2019 Spring conference Where: TBA  When: Thursday May 23, 2019 12 – 1 pm RSVP: Please email eliceiri@hotmail.com if you are interested in attending   The recent SLA PHT 2019 meeting brought up several important questions for special libraries to consider. Some of these include: How can libraries engage in data visualization? What ...
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DIVISION: Superior Court   CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for performing the full range of professional library duties and providing professional library services in a law library.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Supervising Law Librarian or other employee of higher grade.   SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.   EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs professional library duties which include acquiring, classifying and cataloging print and non-print library materials according to established principles and practices of library science; provides bibliographic assistance, ...
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The Head of Public Services reports to the Director of the Law Library and is responsible for managing and maintaining high-quality service for reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, research education, teaching, educational technology, and other library matters directly affecting library patrons. The incumbent will work closely with the Director of the Law Library in areas such as collection development, planning, budgeting, teaching, assessment, communication, marketing, security, and personnel. The Temple Law Library staff is an experienced staff dedicated to a high level of service to the Law School, the University, the Philadelphia legal community, ...
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Job Details Level Experienced Job Location Corporate Headquarters - Plymouth Meeting, PA Position Type Full Time Education Level Master's degree preferred Job Shift Any Description Duties and Responsibilities: •Intensive biomedical database and Web searching (PubMed, EMBASE, OVID, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, ClinicalTrials.gov, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc.) •Search strategy construction, assessment, refinement, and maintenance •Communicating with Member Services staff to define topics and the scope of searches •Managing projects through research, writing, and editing phases to ensure timely delivery of ...
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School/Division: Maurice A. Deane School of Law Office: Law Library Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from ...
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Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team. ...
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Caldwell University invites applications for a full-time Instruction and Assessment Librarian. Reporting to the Director, Library the Instruction and Assessment Librarian will coordinate the Information Literacy Program, foster student learning and promote information literacy across the curriculum. The Instruction and Assessment Librarian will also use assessment procedures to ensure a consistent and effective Information Literacy Program. Other duties include but not limited to; Coordinating the Information Literacy Program by designing, planning, organizing, implementing, and assessing information literacy education and initiatives. Providing point of ...
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This year’s annual conference is fast approaching and as always, the New England chapter has a talented group presenting in Cleveland. To get folks ready for the conference, we are hosting a Lightning Talks: SLA Conference Preview. Several chapter members who are presenting at this year’s conference will give quick previews of their sessions at this webinar. Date/Time:   Wednesday, May 22, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT Please register for this webinar at:   https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/245376209344347148 Presenters Cynthia Cheng Correia Mary Chitty Heather Hedden Brandy King Lauren Merrill ...
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Supervising Librarian - City of San Diego APPLY ON COMPANY SITE Closing Date/Time:   Mon. 05/20/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time $34.91 - $42.15 an hour Supervising Librarian positions plan, coordinate, and supervise either a region (approximately 11-12 branches) of the City branch library system, several major sections, and/or functions of the Central Library Division, or several major system-wide programs and initiatives; and perform other duties as assigned. NOTES: The list established for the Supervising Librarian positions may be used to fill full-time, half-time, and/or limited, hourly vacancies. Supervising Librarian ...
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Meeting Type: Board Meeting Chapter Name: SLA-NE Date, Time, and Place: Friday, February 22, 2019; 12-1pm; virtual Name of the convening officer and secretary (or their substitutes), and if an executive board meeting, the names of those present: Caren Torrey Kayleigh Bohemier Joy McNally Brandow Kelly Bunting Dana Eckstein Berkowitz Katie Glasoe Jill Aberdale Bob Kowalski Ann Cohen Meeting called to order at 12:09 p.m. by Caren Torrey. Agenda: Approve November 2018 Meeting Minutes - Kelly Bunting Katie Glasoe moved to approve November 2018 meeting minutes, Kelly Bunting seconded, ...
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Hal Kirkwood the President of SLA is coming to the US in the second week of May to to different cities and states, he is going to make one stop in the DC area after going to the Philadelphia's 100th Anniversary on May 6th. So on Tuesday May 7th he is going to be in Washington DC, we are having a social event at Teaism in Penn Quarter from 6pm to 9pm. Here is the registration information to let your members know so they can attend:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-and-greet-with-sla-president-hal-kirkwood-tickets-5992811961
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Life and Health Sciences Collection Strategist UC San Diego APPLY ON COMPANY SITE Recruitment Period Open date:   June 8th, 2018 Last review date:   Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date:   Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Description The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from highly ...
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Part-Time Librarian Southwestern College - Chula Vista APPLY ON COMPANY SITE $48.75 - $53.49 an hour Part-time Responsibilities: The Southwestern College Library is seeking applicants for an adjunct pool of qualified Librarians. The primary duties are to provide research assistance at a Reference Desk at any of the four SWC Library locations in Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, or San Ysidro. Other duties may include Library instruction, online reference, and special projects. Knowledge & Abilities: Education & Experience: Minimum Qualifications (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only) Master’s in library science, ...
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APPLY ON COMPANY SITE Part-time PART TIME POOL - LIBRARIAN R-00680 San Diego County - Grossmont College Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective. The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups ...
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APPLY ON COMPANY SITE Chief Archivist Locations:   Saudi Arabia Categories:  King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture Apply Job Description Requisition ID: 1414460 Req Number:   16980BR Position Description: We are seeking a Chief Archivist to join the Programs Division of the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture Department. The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is an iconic landmark building, a beacon for knowledge to illuminate, inspire, and catalyze the potential of the Kingdom’s vast talent pool. Ithra is an all-purpose culture destination, and an environment for transformative experiences to unlock ...
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