Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Alaska Library Association Conference 2022
If you know anyone in the job market, feel free to share with them
Temporary Reference Librarian
Egan Library, University of Alaska Southeast The Egan library, University of Alaska Southeast, is seeking a part-time reference librarian to cover evening and weekend desk shifts. As a reference librarian, you will provide reference services and specialized research guidance for student, faculty, staff, and public users of an academic library utilizing online databases, the Internet, the Alaska Library Catalog, and print resources. Temporary Reference Librarians also participate in collection development (evaluation and assessment of current collections and potential additions) and the creation of print and online instruction materials (such as library research guides and curated displays). To be successful in this position, applicants should have knowledge and skill in the principles and practices of librarianship, as well as demonstrated ability to handle both basic and complex reference inquiries in person, over the phone, and via online chat and email; communicate effectively with library patrons; troubleshoot and assist patrons with technology; and work with minimum supervision. Experience providing reference service in a library is preferred. This is a temporary, part-time position for weekend and evening hours.
Required: A Master’s degree (ALA accredited MLS or MLIS) in library/information science or an equivalent combination of degree and experience.
See link for full job description and to apply.
Indigenous Resistance Film Apprenticeship
Alaska Humanities Forum The Alaska Humanities Forum are developing a series of short films in partnership with Dr. Holly Guise (Iñupiaq) that highlight moments of Indigenous resistance across time and geography in Alaska. 'Wáats'asdiyei Yates of Alaskan Films is working with us to host a film apprenticeship. The position description can be found at the link below and a brief description is below.
Indigenous Resistance Film Apprenticeship | Application Deadline Feb 28th
The apprentice will be responsible for supporting the Forum’s work by:
Supporting filmmaker 'Waats'asdiyei (Joe Yates) of Alaskan Films in developing 3-5 short films that highlight moments of Indigenous resistance across the state.
This work will primarily take place between March and May 2022.
Attend a Community Advisory Board meeting in March to meet other activists, organizers, and creatives that are supporting this work.
The Indigenous Resistance Film Apprentice will receive a $3,000 stipend for their work. This is an independent contractor position. The apprentice can expect to spend approximately 5 hours per week on collaborative work. Hours are very flexible. Deadline to apply is Feb 28, 2022.
Reference Librarian (Casual)
Fairbanks North Star Borough Library Fairbanks North Star Borough Libraries are looking for a casual on-call Reference Librarian. This position is ideal for recent MLS graduates looking to gain experience, or for those wanting greater flexibility than is possible with full or part time work.
Public Services Librarian
Ilisagvik College - Tuzzy Consortium Library This position provides assistance to students and patrons through professional reference and readers’ advisory work and designing, planning and implementing programs and outreach services that best reflect the community, cultural diversity, and needs of youth.
This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; 3-5 years’ experience as a professional librarian; and 1-2 years of supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Any questions, please contact Iḷisaġvik College HR Department at the number enclosed.
Valdez Consortium Library See link for full description - it doesn't fit here. The Valdez Consortium Library is a public library that also serves as the library for Prince William Sound College. They recently had a major renovation (and weeded!). salary - $68-79k
You would have an AWESOME youth services librarian working for you (Molly Walker) who does an amazing job partnering with local schools & child care providers, as well as doing great programming in the library.