Employment: Northwest Educational Services, Multiple Positions

Employment: Northwest Educational Services, Multiple Positions

Northwest Educational Services is hiring for full-time and part-time positions.
The ideal candidate can cover a wide variety of academic content, support standardized test-prep, teach study skills, and help students with organization and time management, but they are open to anyone with expertise in any academic domain. Continue reading

Registration: Autumn 2019 Directed Research Group, Sept 21

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Research Group Autumn 2019: Examining Values & Ethics in Children & Interaction Design Research

Led by PhD student Saba Kawas and Professor Julie Kientz
Weekly Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 1-3 PM, PT
Location: Meetings via Zoom
Research Group Course Credit: 2-4 CR/NC

Deadline: Applications due by September 21, 2019

Research Group Overview

If you’re interested in children and technology design, consider participating in this Directed Research Group for Autumn 2019. You’ll collaborate to review and analyze a body of Technology, Interaction Design & Children’s research papers from the past decade. The group’s goal is to examine the values and ethics expressed in the research papers, through (1) content analysis and (2) surveying authors of theses papers. Continue reading

Employment: Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Librarian, Oct 7

Employment: Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Librarian, Emphasis in User Experience and Technology

Deadline: Applications due by 11:59:59 PM PST on October 7, 2019.

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology) for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

This position reports directly to the Division Dean.

The Librarian (with emphasis in User Experience and Technology) plays a key role in creating an excellent experience for both physical and virtual users of Chabot Library. The Librarian develops methodologies to measure changing student/faculty needs in library services, technology, and develops implementation plans for innovations that better reflect changing trends in student, faculty and staff needs. Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Selected Professions Fellowships, Dec 1

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Selected Professions Fellowships

Deadline: Applications due December 1

Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low: architecture, computer science, information science, engineering, mathematics, & statistics. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Continue reading

Employment: Assistant librarian — University of Wyoming Libraries Regional Medical Library/ Membership Coordinator

Employment: Assistant librarian -University of Wyoming Libraries Regional Medical Library/ Membership Coordinator

The University of Wyoming Libraries seeks applicants for the Wyoming Membership Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR). The mission of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information. Continue reading

Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries, Sept 23

Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries

Deadline: Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. Central on Monday, September 23, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
1-2 PM, CT
Online

Join members of the PLA Social Work Task Force for this introduction to the use of trauma-informed approaches in public libraries.

A trauma-informed approach generally means understanding that library patrons may have experienced trauma and working with them to engender trust in libraries. Adopting trauma-informed approaches reduces barriers to library access, makes the library a more welcoming place, and positions the library as part of the solution for many of the issues faced by patrons experiencing trauma. Continue reading