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NCSU Libraries Fellows Program 2007 - 2009 Welcome
Professional positions for new librarians <ul><li>Opportunity for rapid professional growth through assignment to an innov...
Why Choose the NCSU Libraries for  your first professional position? <ul><li>“ The Fellows program offered a level of vari...
About the NCSU Libraries <ul><li>The library system consists of a central library and four branches  (design, natural reso...
About the NCSU Libraries <ul><li>A founding member of SOLINET, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Digi...
About the Fellows Program <ul><li>Two year appointment </li></ul><ul><li>Home Department/Special Project assignment  </li>...
Qualifications <ul><li>Demonstrated potential to develop expertise in science, engineering, digital librarianship, or mana...
Fellows Projects and Home Departments Scott Warren, former NCSU Libraries Fellow and current Assistant Head of the Burling...
Fellows Projects <ul><li>E-Matrix: Electronic Resource and Serial Management  </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation of Electronic...
Fellows Projects <ul><li>Geospatial Metadata Database Development </li></ul><ul><li>Use of PDA’s in the College of Veterin...
Fellows Projects <ul><li>Learning Commons Services Development  </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Campaign/ Development Initiative...
Fellows Home Departments <ul><ul><li>Branch Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection Management </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Future Opportunities <ul><li>Upon completion of the Fellowship, past Fellows have been offered positions in academic resea...
Where are They Now? <ul><li>North Carolina State University </li></ul><ul><li>Duke University </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard Un...
Where are They Now? Monica Lopez, Librarian for Professional Development and Diversity Initiatives, NCSU Libraries, and fo...
Join Us <ul><li>To apply, send cover letter,  résumé , and names of three professional references to:  </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Join us at NCSU Libraries today! <ul><li>Visit our website at  www.lib.ncsu.edu </li></ul>
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    1. 1. NCSU Libraries Fellows Program 2007 - 2009 Welcome
    2. 2. Professional positions for new librarians <ul><li>Opportunity for rapid professional growth through assignment to an innovative project, combined with experience and mentoring in a home department. </li></ul><ul><li>Fellows are appointed to the rank of librarian for a two-year term. </li></ul>NCSU Libraries Fellows Program 2007 - 2009
    3. 3. Why Choose the NCSU Libraries for your first professional position? <ul><li>“ The Fellows program offered a level of variety and a &quot;big picture&quot; perspective of academic libraries that would be difficult to gain from any regular entry-level position. Serving on library-wide committees and projects and attending conferences allowed me to explore a range of issues instead of focusing exclusively on my own specialization in graduate school, archival administration.” </li></ul>Anna Dahlstein, Director of External Relations, NCSU Libraries, and former Fellow, 2002 - 2004, with Susan K. Nutter, Vice Provost and Director of Libraries
    4. 4. About the NCSU Libraries <ul><li>The library system consists of a central library and four branches (design, natural resources, textiles, and veterinary medicine) </li></ul><ul><li>We serve the needs of our users around the world with a collection of more than 3.4 million volumes and 54,000 print and electronic serials. </li></ul><ul><li>We are the library system for the largest university and institution of higher learning in North Carolina. </li></ul>
    5. 5. About the NCSU Libraries <ul><li>A founding member of SOLINET, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Digital Library Federation and Triangle Research Libraries Network/TRLN </li></ul><ul><li>Lead server site for NC LIVE, a multi-library initiative making digital resources accessible to the citizens of North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Has approximately 280 FTE, an annual budget of close to $25 million, with nearly $9.25 million allocated to collections </li></ul>
    6. 6. About the Fellows Program <ul><li>Two year appointment </li></ul><ul><li>Home Department/Special Project assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Salary of $48,000 per year, for the two year term </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development stipend of up to $2,500 annually </li></ul><ul><li>Relocation allowance </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits include 24 days vacation, 11 university holidays, 12 days sick leave </li></ul>The Fellows Program offers an exciting and creative professional opportunity with a highly competitive benefits package for new graduates:
    7. 7. Qualifications <ul><li>Demonstrated potential to develop expertise in science, engineering, digital librarianship, or management and administration of libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation date of December 2006 or later </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of leadership potential </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding and valuing of demographic and intellectual diversity in higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Desirable: internship or practicum in research-oriented environment </li></ul>
    8. 8. Fellows Projects and Home Departments Scott Warren, former NCSU Libraries Fellow and current Assistant Head of the Burlington Textiles Library, NCSU Libraries
    9. 9. Fellows Projects <ul><li>E-Matrix: Electronic Resource and Serial Management </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation of Electronic Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Collection Assessment and Policies for the 21st Century </li></ul><ul><li>Selection and Migration of Digital Collections </li></ul>Digital Initiatives
    10. 10. Fellows Projects <ul><li>Geospatial Metadata Database Development </li></ul><ul><li>Use of PDA’s in the College of Veterinary Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Integrated Instruction in the College of Engineering </li></ul>Science and Engineering
    11. 11. Fellows Projects <ul><li>Learning Commons Services Development </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Campaign/ Development Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Researching Strategic Initiatives and Marketing the Libraries </li></ul>Management and Administration
    12. 12. Fellows Home Departments <ul><ul><li>Branch Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Library Initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research and Information Services </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Future Opportunities <ul><li>Upon completion of the Fellowship, past Fellows have been offered positions in academic research libraries: </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Head, Digital Library Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor, Information Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Projects Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Director of External Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Director of the Learning Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian for Informatics and Pharmacy </li></ul>
    14. 14. Where are They Now? <ul><li>North Carolina State University </li></ul><ul><li>Duke University </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard University </li></ul><ul><li>Syracuse University </li></ul><ul><li>University of Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill </li></ul><ul><li>University of Wisconsin </li></ul>Former Fellows have been promoted to permanent positions as academic librarians in the following college and university research libraries
    15. 15. Where are They Now? Monica Lopez, Librarian for Professional Development and Diversity Initiatives, NCSU Libraries, and former NCSU Libraries Fellow, 2002 - 2004 “ My experience as an NCSU Libraries Fellow has allowed me to make significant advances in my career in a short period of time. I have had the opportunity to attend relevant professional conferences, cultivate meaningful professional relationships with colleagues, and enhance my interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications, and leadership.”
    16. 16. Join Us <ul><li>To apply, send cover letter, résumé , and names of three professional references to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chair of the Nominating Committee </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NCSU Libraries Fellows </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>c/o Laura Blessing, Director of Personnel Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Campus Box 7111, NCSU Libraries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raleigh NC 27695-7111 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Applications reviewed upon receipt. </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews conducted in January/February. </li></ul>
    17. 17. Join us at NCSU Libraries today! <ul><li>Visit our website at www.lib.ncsu.edu </li></ul>
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