Job Listings

The SCLA Job Listings is a list of job announcements for any type of library within South Carolina and the Southeast. Libraries, please read the Job Posting Guidelines and submit your new job announcements.


Submission Date: 03/28/2017

Job Title: Learning Engagement Librarian

Job Description: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: • Strong commitment to being accessible and open to all staff requests and to delivery of excellent internal and external customer service • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to complete projects and meet deadlines • Strong ability to troubleshoot across a variety of operating systems and library resources • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment • Experience with print and electronic research • Desire and ability to create and implement trainings for all library staff • Desire and ability to utilize methodology conducive to adult learning needs, including hands-on application of skills • Comprehensive knowledge of needs and current interests of library staff and library institutions • Must enjoy working with a multi-generational staff • Experience and proficiency with current library technology, including digital devices, Internet, research databases, productivity software, and communications applications • Knowledge of public library principles, procedures, materials, and practices • Ability to work closely with others or alone • Excellent communication skills, oral and written • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library staff, patrons, associates, and external organizations • Valid driver’s license required

Qualifications: EDUCATION: MLS/ALA and experience teaching and developing training content ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Plans, organizes, promotes, schedules, and delivers a variety of programs, activities, and training events for staff, including New Employee Orientation • Maintains the digital devices for staff training, including developing training opportunities and guides • Responsible for collection development, including selection and weeding for the Professional Collection

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please mail completed application, along with cover letter and resume to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306 or fax to 864-596-3518. Applications can be printed from our website: http://www.spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs.

Salary: $38,000 minimum per year

Contact: Please contact the Human Resources Department with any questions at 864-596-3500 or by email at hr@infodepot.org.


Submission Date: 03/27/2017

Job Title: Librarian I

Job Description: Caldwell County, a dynamic rural community with a dedicated library staff and new library director, is seeking an Adult Reference Librarian. This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced librarian looking to make a substantial and immediate impact on library service. An employee in this class performs professional library work in organizing and managing reference services offered by the Main Library. Demonstrates an enthusiastic, self-reliant and self-starting approach to job responsibilities and maintains accountability and a high level of courtesy with the public. Will implement library policies, train staff and coordinate reference services within the Library. Will report to the Library Director and will supervise Library Assistants III/II and volunteers. Examples of (but not limited to) Duties Performed *Determines patron needs and provides direction to library materials and electronic resources. *Develops the collection of the Reference and Local History departments within budgetary guidelines and weeds materials when appropriate. *Provides basic instruction, assistance and troubleshooting for computers and other electronic resources. *Manages department schedule and trains library personnel and volunteers in Reference procedures. *Assists in preparing the annual budget, recommends long and short term goals and compiles necessary statistics and reports. *Provides reference support to branch staff and other library departments. *Plans programming including but not limited to: technology classes, book clubs, job seeking, genealogy, summer reading, etc. *Maintains directories and indexes of reference resources in County and across the state. *Works with and evaluates reference staff. *Updates public website as needed. *Serves on cross functional, local, regional, and state workgroups and committees, as assigned. * Performs related duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills & Abilities *Ability to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate library programs. * Reviews, evaluates, and select materials for the library based on the Collection Development Policy, community needs, professional reviews, staff recommendations and current composition of the library system collection. *Working knowledge of library purchasing and acquisitions. *Considerable knowledge of managerial and supervisory principles and methods. *Experience in collection maintenance. *Skill in organizing and prioritizing work in order to cover schedule effectively and efficiently. *Considerable knowledge of the current principles and practices of library science and the specific needs of a modern reference department. *Above average familiarity with computer technologies. *Ability to follow a new or established procedure and to perform work requiring accuracy and detail. *Ability to explain, demonstrate, and use library tools and resources. *Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with vendors, library personnel, County staff, community partners, and library users. *Supervises the creation and distribution of support and collateral materials for library resources and programs. *Demonstrated success with community partners in collaborative programs and strategic initiatives. *Must be able to work the required schedule which will include some nights and weekends. *Must be adaptable to performing appropriately when confronted with people acting under stress. *Knowledge of Integrated Library Systems and its functions. *Ability to work and travel from one branch to another and out of county for workshops and training sessions.

Qualifications: Physical Requirements Sufficient strength, agility, visual acuity and verbal capability to perform the core requirements of the position which can require operating a variety of machinery and equipment and the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift and/or move objects. Minimum Education and Training Master’s Degree in Library Science from a school accredited by the American Library Association or from a regionally accredited school of higher education which will insure acquisition of N.C. Public Library certification within 6 months. Experience in a public library setting required; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including computers, typewriters, copiers, printers, facsimile machines, calculators, postage machines, etc. Must be able to exert up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. However, if the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things. Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments or directions from superiors. Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of reports, correspondence, forms, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, permits, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style. Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control and confidence. Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in Standard English. Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages. Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape. Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment. Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination. Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color. Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress. Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to communicate via a telephone. PERFORMANCE INDICATORS Knowledge of Job: Has considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Has considerable knowledge of math, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Has considerable knowledge of County policies, programs and procedures. Is skilled in organizing workflow and coordinating activities. Is skilled in the operation of common office machines, including popular computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs. Is able to compile data from varied sources and complete complex reports from such information. Is able to compose effective correspondence. Is able to develop and modify work procedures, methods and processes to improve efficiency. Is able to establish and maintain complex records and files. Is able to type accurately at the speed required by the position. Is able to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Is able to exercise tact and courtesy in dealing with the public. Is able to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Quality of Work: Maintains high standards of accuracy in exercising duties and responsibilities. Exercises immediate remedial action to correct any quality deficiencies that occur in areas of responsibility. Maintains high quality communication and interacts with all County departments and divisions, co-workers and the general public. Quantity of Work: Maintains effective and efficient output of all duties and responsibilities as described under “Specific Duties and Responsibilities.” Dependability: Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and meeting deadlines. Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, county policy, standards and prescribed procedures. Accepts accountability for meeting assigned responsibilities in the technical, human and conceptual areas. Attendance: Attends work regularly and adheres to County policies and procedures regarding absences and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to higher management with respect to vacation time and time-off requests. Initiative and Enthusiasm: Maintains an enthusiastic, self-reliant and self-starting approach to meet job responsibilities and accountability. Strives to anticipate work to be done and initiates proper and acceptable direction for completion of work with a minimum of supervision and instruction. Judgment: Exercises analytical judgment in areas of responsibility. Identifies problems or situations as they occur and specifies decision objectives. Identifies or assists in identifying alternative solutions to problems or situations. Implements decisions in accordance with prescribed and effective policies and procedures and with a minimum of errors. Seeks expert or experienced advice and researches problems, situations and alternatives before exercising judgment. Cooperation: Accepts supervisory instruction and direction and strives to meet the goals and objectives of same. Questions such instruction and direction when clarification of results or consequences is justified, i.e., poor communications, variance with County policy or procedures, etc. Offers suggestions and recommendations to encourage and improve cooperation between all staff persons within the department. Relationships with Others: Shares knowledge with supervisors and staff for mutual and departmental benefit. Contributes to maintaining high morale among all department employees. Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships with department employees, staffers and managers in other departments, representatives from organizations, and the general public so as to maintain good will toward the department and project a good departmental image. Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions and complaints from other departments and persons in order to maintain good will within the County. Interacts effectively with fellow employees, supervisor, professionals and the general public. Coordination of Work: Plans and organizes daily work routine. Establishes priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time-management methodology. Avoids duplication of effort. Estimates expected time of completion of elements of work and establish a personal schedule accordingly. Attends meetings, planning sessions and discussions on time. Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules. Maintains a calendar for meetings, deadlines and events. Safety and Housekeeping: Adheres to all safety and housekeeping standards established by the County and various regulatory agencies. Sees that the standards are not violated. Maintains a clean and orderly work place.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Caldwell County requires that all applicants submit a signed application. Applications are only accepted for positions in which the County is actively recruiting. Unsolicited applications and/or resumes for other positions will be discarded. Applicants applying for a position may use the Caldwell County Application or the PD-107 State Application. Copies of applications can be obtained at the Caldwell County Human Resources Office or downloaded by clicking the following links: https://ccgov.s3.amazonaws.com/portal/5589fc0e09edf.pdf http://caldwellcountync.org/hr/employment


 

Submission Date: 03/20/2017

Job Title: Special Collections Librarian

Job Description: Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Special Collections Librarian at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor. This full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is responsible for processing, preserving, and providing access to primary materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and maps. The successful candidate will accomplish the following: • Manage all aspects of Special Collections including arranging, describing, preserving, digitizing, and promoting manuscript and archival materials. • Provide research assistance to all users of its holdings via walk-in, phone, and/or e-mail, maintaining high customer service standards. • Plan, develop, and enforce policies for the department. • Pursue grant and other funding opportunities related to collection acquisition, processing, preserving, digitizing, and promoting, including programming to highlight Reese Library’s various collections. • Collaborate with the Curator, Historical Collections and Archives at Greenblatt Library. • Compile and report statistics for institutional, state, and national reports. • Serve as a liaison to one or more academic units. • Participate in and make recommendations in collection evaluation projects. • Participate in the weeding/withdrawal of items from the library’s collection. • Develop and maintain online research guides for assigned liaison area(s). • Actively engage in professional development by conducting scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility, contributing to the professional literature based on research results. • Actively engage in service to the profession, university, and community, including committee service. • Supervise one or more student assistants. Intra-Institutional Responsibilities: The Special Collections Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member. Extra-Institutional Responsibilities: The Special Collections Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.

Qualifications: Requirements: • American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in library science. • Experience working in special collections and/or archives. • Demonstrated knowledge of archival processing practices, Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), 2nd edition, and Encoded Archival Description (EAD). • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. • Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community. Preferred Requirements: • Experience organizing and hosting programming and exhibits. • Demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in special collections and archives. • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with curation of digital objects, digital preservation, and Open Archival Information Model (OAIM). • Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in professional associations. • Experience serving diverse communities. Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Augusta University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer. Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check. Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: In order to be formerly considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/

Salary: This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Melissa Johnson, Search Committee Chair mjohns69@augusta.edu


Submission Date: 03/16/2017

Job Title: Conover & Claremont Branch Librarian

Job Description: This position oversees the Conover and Claremont Branch Libraries, and facilitates and provides professional library services to customers of all ages; meeting the needs of the community both in the library and beyond our walls. The Conover-Claremont Branch Librarian plans, promotes, and implements programs, services, and outreach in collaboration with community partners, both in the library and the community, and provides responsive reference and technology assistance for diverse customers' information needs. The library provides dynamic services, spaces and technologies to enable all forms of learning, discovery, and research. Work requires excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, and project management in partnering with the public to build collaborative relationships, programs, and services, and to identify positive solutions to obstacles. Schedule is typically Tuesday-Saturday including some evenings. RESPONSIBILITIES: CUSTOMER AND LIBRARY SERVICES • Provide a full range of welcoming and responsive library services, including reference, circulation, reader's advisory, technology, workforce development, and instructional services in individual and group settings using print and electronic information resources. • Provide highly interactive Every Child Ready to Read story programs to ensure children start school ready to learn and positioned to excel, and promote caregiver engagement in early literacy learning. • Provide engaging hands-on learning opportunities to enhance Catawba County students' interest and knowledge in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) concepts. • Work with the Summer Reading team to plan, implement and coordinate the Summer Reading program for children, teens and adults. • Create and implement a regular schedule of computer workshops, job skills training and one-on-one assistance to ensure technology access across the community, bridge the digital divide, and to support personal growth and further career readiness for citizens. • Collaborate with colleagues and community partners to develop, publicize, and implement a regular schedule of culturally and intellectually diverse life-long learning opportunities and events for all age groups which encourage reading, viewing, and listening and the use of the library facilities and materials. • Participate on the Collection Development team to evaluate and select materials for library acquisition and de-selection. • Participate on the Technology Team to maintain, evaluate and update branch technology resources, and assists customers individually and in groups. COLLABORATIVE SERVICES • Engage in outreach and serve as a liaison to community agencies that serve children and their caregivers, including schools, daycares and preschools, and other community organizations to build community presence and raise awareness of the library's essential role in early literacy, lifelong learning, and economic revitalization. • Work collaboratively with Catawba County School systems to support student learning through implementation of collaborative access and learning project plans. • Demonstrated initiative in developing and implementing solutions, programs, projects to connect with the community. LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISION • Collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of individuals including library staff, Friends of the Library, City and County agencies and community leaders to develop strategies for engaging the community and moving the Library forward. • Facilitate a welcoming library facility and responsive public services by proactively maintaining library facilities, services, collections, and equipment that are convenient, accurate and meet community needs: promptly addressing facility issues, opening and closing the library, handling emergency situations. • Facilitate and contribute in a work environment that encourages high performance, collaboration, innovation and customer service, modeling and ensuring excellence in service with staff and volunteers. • Supervise branch staff, manage branch workflows, responsibilities and conduct annual performance evaluations. • Administer surveys, prepare statistics and reports related to programming and reference services, and facilitate performance measurements demonstrating successful achievement of library outcomes. • Participate in grant seeking and grant project implementation and management.

Qualifications: • A Master's Degree in Library Science (ALA accredited preferred), with a preference for prior professional library and supervisory experience • NC Public Library Certification (may obtain following hire) • A valid driver's license is required. • Experience with technologies including Internet web browsers and productivity software including Microsoft Office Suite, and resume and job searching skills • Position is considered light duty, lifting up to 20 pounds on a regular basis ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with staff, other County employees, community leaders and the general public, which includes promoting community interest in library services. • Ability to develop collaborations and facilitate successful programming and events with internal and external teams. • Ability to represent the library and communicate the library's mission, strategic plan, and philosophy with internal and external audiences. • Extensive experience with technologies including Internet web browsers and productivity software including Microsoft Office Suite, and resume and job searching skills. • Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong analytical thinking skills. • Ability to perform research using library equipment and resources, and instruct staff and customers in the use of library resources and technologies. • Highly motivated, with initiative and ability to work successfully independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. • Ability to proactively defend free access to information and effectively resolve issues related to intellectual freedom.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY BY: Open until filled TO APPLY: Apply online at: http://www.catawbacountync.gov/HumanResources/JoinOurTeam Please complete the following supplemental questions: 1. Attach a cover letter highlighting your interest in this position, along with your resume. 2. Tell us how you go about proactively building working relationships with work colleagues, community members, and key stakeholders. 3. Tell us about library programs or services you have developed and implemented in collaboration with community partners.

Salary: $42,221.90

Contact: Siobhan Loendorf sloendorf@catawbacountync.gov 828-465-8292 


Submission Date: 03/13/2017

Job Title: Circulation Supervisor

Job Description: - Manages all daily Circulation functions for Headquarters Library in St. George, SC - Provides readers advisory & reference assistance to library patrons - Provides training for employees to better serve the public - Maintains all circulation records for Headquarters library - Participates on policy improvements

Qualifications: -Must have 2-4 years experience in Library services, to include at least 1 year of supervisory experience -Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Library Science, Business Administration, or relative field.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please find applications at www.dcl.lib.sc.us

Salary: $33,861- $39,426 DOQ

Contact: hr@dcl.lib.sc.us

Submission Date: 03/13/2017

Job Title: Public Services Librarian

Job Description: The primary roles of the Public Services Librarian are providing excellent customer service to patrons in person, by telephone, written correspondence, email and online chats; staff the Information Desk daily; perform reference, collection development, administrative and circulation duties; assist with library programs, events, outreach and workshops; effectively communicate information about library materials, services, programming and resources; and represent the library on committees, in professional organizations and at conferences. This position requires regular interaction with patrons of diverse backgrounds, outstanding communication skills, and comfort with serving as the main contact for library patrons. • Provide patron services in person, via the phone, written correspondence, email and online chats. • Provide support for programs, events, outreach and workshops. • Assist with promoting library initiatives. • Serve as library liaison to state agencies. • Participate in agency meetings, committees, conferences and professional organizations. • Effectively communicate information about library programs, collections, services, resources, procedures and policies. • Perform other duties as required. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

Qualifications: • A Master’s degree from a library school accredited by the American Library Association and at least one year of experience providing library public services. • A working knowledge of computer applications for library services. • Ability to provide professional library services to people from all walks of life in a consistently positive manner. • Demonstrate exemplary public relations to the community, libraries, state agencies and legislative members about the library. • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, oral, written and communication skills. • Flexible schedule including working evenings and weekends occasionally.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Find a full position description and instructions for applying on the South Carolina State Library Jobs List: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/jobs/public-services-librarian-0

Salary: $32,838 - $45,000

Contact: South Carolina State Library 1500 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201 Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


Submission Date: 03/10/2017

Job Title: Library Acquisition Specialist

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a Library Specialist to perform bibliographic and price verification in Connexion Client bibliographic catalog, Millennium integrated library system, vendor databases and internet. The Library Specialist will place orders through the GOBI online ordering database as well as receive and distribute material. Assisting with an assortment of collection management operations, including collection support of library materials and processing library donations and gifts is integral to this position. The Library Specialist will perform other duties as necessary. Library Specialist responsibilities include: • Searching and Ordering Facilitation: • Performs bibliographic and price verification in the Connexion client bibliographic catalog. Checks items ordered against the library's integrated library system for duplicate copies and verifies price and availability by searching in vendor databases and the Internet. Uses established guidelines to search and select appropriate Library of Congress and contributor copy cataloging records in the Connexion client bibliographic catalog. Uploads or creates appropriate records into the Millennium integrated library system for English language print materials, as well as rush and time-sensitive orders that can be acquired through the vendor system. Places orders in GOBI. Records monthly statistics of all work performed including special projects. E/40% • Receiving: Retrieves and loads bibliographic records, orders, items records, and invoices into the Millennium integrated library system using File Transfer Protocol. Checks all processed items for accuracy and routes to designated Cataloging and Circulation personnel. Posts payments and reconciles invoices. Reconciles problems with shipments, charges, and invoice inconsistencies. Records monthly statistics of all work performed. E/25% • Collection and Donations Support: Follows collection management and access policies for withdrawing and relocating library materials, including books and serials being transferred to the libraries' off-site storage facility and solves routine problems associated with library materials. Assists the Collection Management Team Leader in routine database maintenance and authority control activities. Serves as Lead by guiding the work of students on assigned team tasks. Records monthly statistics of all work performed. Serves as the donations manager's backup. Sorts and boxes donated materials for Betterworld Used Books. Pre-checks gift receipts against existing collection and downloads or creates brief bibliographic records, and creates item records in the Millennium integrated library system. Records monthly statistics of all work performed. E/25% • Compliance, Safety and Training: Complies with University, State and Federal requirements. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Participates in staff development programs. E/10% • Adheres to and complies with all university policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: A high school diploma and relevant library experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for work experience. Preferred Qualifications in addition to the minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1+ year of work experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: • Prepare a résumé and cover letter outlining your knowledge, skills and abilities. • Use an internet browser to access the Clemson University Human Resources website at http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html • Select the ‘Internal Applicant Job Board’ link (if current employee). • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Library Acquisition Specialist’ Job ID #101435. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and résumé documents. • This position will close on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Salary: $26,988-$30,000

Contact: Kristy Snider - Human Resources Manager - 864-656-3026 


 Submission Date: 03/06/2017

Job Title: Continuing Education Consultant

Job Description: Under limited supervision of the Director of Library Development, serves as a Public Library Consultant specializing in the area of continuing education (CE) for public library staff. The Consultant works independently and as a cooperative member of the Library Development Services team. The CE Consultant will: • Create a statewide CE program for public library staff, with the goal of improving the ability of staff to meet the informational needs of South Carolinians. • Work with internal and external content providers to plan learning events. Develop effective delivery models, schedule and facilitate these events, and coordinate promotional efforts. • Consult with public library directors and supervisors via email, telephone, and site visits about CE issues and opportunities for staff. • Develop content and execute trainings in person and in electronic formats for defined audiences. • Prepare public library staff to become peer trainers. Cultivate a community of peer trainers in SC libraries through regular meetings and communications. • Collect, analyze and report data on CE efforts and trainings for the public in libraries statewide. • Regularly evaluate the effectiveness of the State Library’s CE efforts. Encourage and assist in the evaluation of libraries’ staff and public training efforts. • Support the elements of all agency projects that are related to library staff skill-building and knowledge acquisition. • Serve as SCSL’s liaison to CE initiatives, forums and professional groups; represent the State Library at state and national gatherings. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from a library school accredited by the American Library Association. Four years’ experience in professional library position(s) which includes at least two years of responsibilities related to continuing education for public library staff. Preferred: Prior enrollment in or certification from a recognized trainer preparation program. Specific knowledge of the principles and practices of continuing education in a library setting. Knowledge of public library services, collections, operations. Knowledge of typical library issues and problems, especially those related to staff skills and CE efforts. Current knowledge of programs, curricula, and resources available to perform assigned tasks. General knowledge of principles and practices of public library consulting. Ability to develop, plan, schedule and implement services that meet the goals of the position.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Find a full position description and instructions for applying on the South Carolina State Library Jobs List: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/jobs/continuing-education-consultant

Salary: $46,000 - $55,000

Contact: South Carolina State Library 1500 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201 Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


Submission Date: 03/03/2017

Job Title: Librarian: Cataloging & Metadata

Job Description: Position Information Join an innovative team that continuously strives to anticipate and meet community needs, maintain rich library collections, and improve upon a 98% customer satisfaction rating. Cataloging and Metadata Services is part of a Materials Management Division that centrally acquires, catalogs, classifies, and processes all materials for Central Library, seven branches, and the Pop-Up location, and maintains the integrity of a database of 300,000+ catalog records. Specific responsibilities include: Playing a key role in the ongoing upkeep and maintenance of the library's cataloging, authority control, receiving, and processing workflows. Insuring that print, non-print, and electronic resources are accessible to borrowers in the most timely and cost-effective manner possible. Supporting the manager in quality control for the cataloging and processing of all library materials, while maintaining proper cataloging standards and procedures. Keeping abreast of emerging trends, innovations and best practices affecting library systems and catalogs, and of methods of electronic resources management and metadata standards. Ability to use cataloging tools, such as MarcEdit, Sierra's global update to create lists and global update functions, and OCLC Connexion Client, to implement changes and enhancements to the library database. Performing original and copy cataloging in all formats. Proven working knowledge of cataloging tools and resources (DDC, USMARC, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCNAF and LCC), and performing batch-loading of large vendor sets. Coordinating database policies and procedures for the library system, and performing database maintenance practices. Incorporating new ways of leveraging technology for collecting, organizing, and providing access to library materials. The successful candidate will be able to help leadership inspire a broad and shared vision for innovative library services, demonstrate the ability to work quickly and accurately in a service and production-oriented environment, and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing workplace. Work Hours: 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday within the hours of 7:30-5:30 p.m. (Scheduling is flexible within limits.) Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Qualifications: Selection Criteria Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, plus two years' professional experience providing library services with at least one year in cataloging related work. The ideal candidate will have experience providing programming or technical services that include the following: Automated library cataloging, authority control, and acquisitions processes, such as Dewey Decimal Classification, AACR2, MARC21, LCSH, OCLC and LC subject headings, RDA, and LCNAF; Working with vendors to outsource cataloging and processing library materials, including those pertaining to shelf-ready product delivery; Workflows to incorporate new technologies or shifts in cataloging priorities. Knowledge of integrated library systems and statistical analysis; Understanding of typical collection development, acquisitions, and processing practices of a large library; and/or Experience with technical services modules of Innovative Interface's Sierra or other automated systems. Special Requirements Must possess or be eligible for a Virginia Librarian's Certificate. Additional Information

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Please visit website and apply via: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/arlington/jobs/1673965/librarian-cataloging-and-metadata?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $26.76 - $42.84 Hourly

Contact: 703-228-3500


Submission Date: 03/02/2017

Job Title: Richland Library Eastover Customer and Security Associate

Job Description: Located 25 miles from the downtown library, Richland Library Eastover serves the residents of Lower Richland area with resources, services and expert assistance in a broad range of areas. We are seeking someone who has a good knowledge of security procedures, safety principles and practices. This individual enjoys assisting others while ensuring the safety of all library customers. The ideal candidate for this position has two years of recent security or law enforcement experience, communicates well with a widely diverse community and wants to be part of an enthusiastic staff committed to quality customer experiences. Here are some of things you would be doing if hired for this position: Security Duties: * Patrolling all interior & exterior grounds to protect premises, property, & equipment; moving constantly & quickly between areas as appropriate; grounds include all areas of Richland Library Eastover & all exterior areas controlled by library, including parking areas, walks, landscape, & vehicles; exterior work involves a wide range of climate, including extremes of climate; “move constantly” entails primarily walking but also frequent stooping, bending, reaching, & stairs. * Carefully observing all unusual activities & behavior on library property, & responding appropriately; “observing” requires mobility, & adequate sight & hearing; “responding” involves decision-making, judgment, & knowledge of policies & procedures. * Responding to fire and burglar alarms after hours, when informed by alarm company, police, or supervisor; requiring immediately available, reliable transportation to the necessary locations. * Assisting customers & staff in emergency situations relating to security & safety; physical exertion, lifting, carrying, grasping, stooping, kneeling, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, seeing, hearing. * Interpreting, communicating, and enforcing library policies, procedures, & rules to customers, security workers, & other staff. * Communicating information related to safety, security, and library-general information; present a positive image of library to general public; speaking, hearing, judgment, tact, knowledge, job ability, & appropriate professional appearance. * Dealing effectively & appropriately with disorderly customers whenever necessary, including, as needed: effectively correcting them, removing them, preventing harm to property or persons, & notifying law enforcement as appropriate; knowledge of policy & procedure; physical exertion, lifting, carrying, grasping, reaching, pulling, pushing, balancing, good judgment, & tact. * Maintaining appropriate security reports & records. Associate Duties: * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Assisting customers with equipment, materials, procedures, and information. * Acting to find and promote efficiencies, including working to help ensure correct location and condition of items and materials so that customers receive materials and services they desire. * Contributing effectively to understanding and maintaining the system for organizing and moving materials through the system. * Assisting with adult and children’s programming. * Supporting the needs of the library, including completion of opening and closing procedures; maintaining supplies, statistics and cash reconciliations; cleaning, checking, and trouble-shooting equipment; shelving materials and sustaining the library’s collection. Please refer to vacancy notice at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * At least two years of post high school education from an accredited college or university. Transcripts must be provided upon hire. * At least two years of recent experience in security. * At least one year clerical, customer service, or other relevant work experience; equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Preference may be given to relevant experience within a service industry. * Excellent communication and technical skills, including a good understanding of technology. * No record of conviction for criminal offense. Must be able to pass a background check (SC SLED). * Drug free. * Valid Driver’s License, safe driving record and dependable transportation to any location as assigned. * Additional skills as required by job. * Ability to perform all job duties.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY @ https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications are being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website. Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.

Salary: $975.00 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: 803-929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com Note: Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system.


Submission Date: 02/27/2017

Job Title: Electronic Resources and Emerging Technology Librarian

Job Description: Emerging Technology/Electronic Resources Librarian will be primarily responsible for technical aspects of electronic resources and services including cataloging, serials and databases. This position will contribute to general library services such as instruction, reference collection development and circulation. Serves as systems manager for SIRSI, catalogs print and non-print materials, manages and maintains all technical aspects of library electronic resources and service. Serves as liaison to IT department and database vendors to manage proxy server access, configuration, changes and issues. Investigates, evaluates, and recommends new and emerging technologies that will improve or expand services and access to library resources. Provides reference services to library users in person and online. Assists patrons with library’s online catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations. Assists students in the use of library resources and equipment. Schedules staff time at the reference desk. Collaborates with Head Librarian to create instructional materials which support student and curricular needs and to design and maintain library web content for multiple sites/programs. Teaches library instruction sessions and orientations for in person classes that incorporate active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills. Collaborates with Head Librarian to plan, develop, teach, and assesses library instruction in person and online. Works as an embedded librarian in online and in person classes. Leads in collection development initiative, including selection, deselection, and inventory. Usage and management of book vendor services. Oversees the development and operation of assessment tools for data related to library collections and resources. Promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff through traditional and electronic methods. Maintains the library’s social media presence. Participates in staff development, college wide meetings and activities, college committees and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: : Graduate degree in library science or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology. Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association college or university preferred. One to three years of experience working in a college or university library.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Persons interested in this opportunity must submit a SC State Government Application, resume, and official transcripts if degree is required for position. Applicants should apply on-line at www.jobs.sc.gov. under Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. Unofficial transcript will be accepted with application. Official transcripts will be required if job offered.

Salary: Depends on qualifications.

Contact: Susan Shaffer HR Specialist 803-535-1209


Submission Date: 02/27/2017

Job Title: Health & Human Services Librarian

Job Description: Essential Duties & Responsibilities: ● Actively engage with academic programs, and university and external communities in assigned subject areas ● Teach research instruction sessions for assigned subjects and academic programs ● Develop appropriate instructional and informational aids for students, faculty, and community patrons. ● Serve as collection development liaison for assigned subjects, and expend budget lines for acquisition of materials. ● Provide research and reference support for assigned subjects to students, faculty, and community patrons. ● Conduct collection evaluations for all proposed new courses and curriculum changes in assigned departments ● Participate in professional activities such as research, publication, and/or presentation at conferences ● Communicate effectively and positively with diverse groups of individuals ● Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Minimum Education/Experience Requirements ● Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association Preferred Education, Skills and Training Experience: ● Professional experience in an academic library, health sciences library, or relevant clinical setting. ● Two or more years of instructional or liaison experience in an academic research library ● Experience with systematic reviews and evidence-based practice protocols ● Familiarity with relevant health and human services databases (such as CINAHL, PubMed, Medline, Social Services Abstracts, or other related resources) ● Knowledge of the research needs of students and faculty at a Doctoral Intensive Institution ● Excellent oral and written communication skills ● Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently ● Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and to create an environment of mutual respect ● Knowledge of relevant professional and technological issues in assigned areas ● Ability to work effectively in an organization in which change is both necessary and constant ● Demonstrated commitment to exceptional public service ● Intellectual curiosity and adaptability

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/ (Search Faculty Vacancies - Position # 002156) or use direct link https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/14821. The following Application Materials must be attached to your electronic submission: ● Cover letter ● Resume/CV ● Names (including titles and company/institutions), addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. The Search Committee will not contact references before verifying permission with the candidate. The review of applications will begin March 30. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017. Appointment requires successful completion of background check.

Salary:

Contact: Bridgette Sanders Research & Instructional Services J. Murrey Atkins Library UNC Charlotte btsander@uncc.edu


Submission Date: 02/16/2017

Job Title: Inclusive Services Consultant

Job Description: Library Consultants at the SC State Library work independently and as part of the Library Development Team to encourage best practices in public library management and operations. The Consultant conducts site visits to libraries to observe, assess, advise, and train on a broad range of library practices and procedures. The Consultant serves as a resource for public library staff and for the Library Development team on any of a number of library topics, and contributes to the overall work of the team. The Inclusion Consultant exhibits knowledge and competence in the area of accessible library services, resources and programs, and addresses issues related to diversity in public library audiences. • Provide advice on best practices in libraries, especially in the management and operation of inclusive services to diverse populations. • Provide consultation and training on the roles and responsibilities of Library Directors and staff, particularly in regard to library services to special populations. • Serve as an expert resource in identifying barriers to access and recommending resources, collections, equipment, and facilities (ADA compliance) and in recommending solutions to achieve accessibility for all. • Act as a liaison between the State Library, state and national forums and local agencies and institutions, particularly those related to serving diverse audiences. • Assess the need for improvement in library staff skills and in the level of awareness and sensitivity regarding needs in the service population; plan and implement training in various formats. • Work as part of the Library Development team to plan and implement grant funded programs and various events that meet defined needs under Agency goals. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

• Work as part of the Library Development team to plan and implement grant funded programs and various events that meet defined needs under Agency goals. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

• Work as part of the Library Development team to plan and implement grant funded programs and various events that meet defined needs under Agency goals. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

• Provide advice on best practices in libraries, especially in the management and operation of inclusive services to diverse populations. • Provide consultation and training on the roles and responsibilities of Library Directors and staff, particularly in regard to library services to special populations. • Serve as an expert resource in identifying barriers to access and recommending resources, collections, equipment, and facilities (ADA compliance) and in recommending solutions to achieve accessibility for all. • Act as a liaison between the State Library, state and national forums and local agencies and institutions, particularly those related to serving diverse audiences. • Assess the need for improvement in library staff skills and in the level of awareness and sensitivity regarding needs in the service population; plan and implement training in various formats. • Work as part of the Library Development team to plan and implement grant funded programs and various events that meet defined needs under Agency goals. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

• Provide advice on best practices in libraries, especially in the management and operation of inclusive services to diverse populations. • Provide consultation and training on the roles and responsibilities of Library Directors and staff, particularly in regard to library services to special populations. • Serve as an expert resource in identifying barriers to access and recommending resources, collections, equipment, and facilities (ADA compliance) and in recommending solutions to achieve accessibility for all. • Act as a liaison between the State Library, state and national forums and local agencies and institutions, particularly those related to serving diverse audiences. • Assess the need for improvement in library staff skills and in the level of awareness and sensitivity regarding needs in the service population; plan and implement training in various formats. • Work as part of the Library Development team to plan and implement grant funded programs and various events that meet defined needs under Agency goals. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

Qualifications: A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university and 3-5 years professional experience in a public library position bearing responsibility for a core service area, branch or headquarters facility, or other oversight capacity; public service experience strongly preferred. Familiarity with public library audiences, services, facilities, general trends and current issues. Awareness of, empathy and interest in personal conditions that make access to library resources difficult, and in issues of age-related, cultural, social, racial, ethnic, and economic diversity. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, by email, and by telephone; high degree of comfort in meeting people of all abilities in professional situations. Comfort with public speaking preferred. Ability to work independently and exercise initiative.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Find a full position description and instructions for applying on the South Carolina State Library Jobs List: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/jobs/inclusive-services-consultant

Salary: Hiring Range: $46,000 - $55,000


Submission Date: 02/15/2017

Job Title: Librarian III - Information Services Manager

Job Description: *General Statement of Job* Under limited and general supervision of the Chief of Headquarters Library Services, performs high-level professional and administrative work managing and supervising all functions of the Information services Department. Hires, supervises, and evaluates professional and paraprofessional staff; develops strategic plans for the department and assists in system-wide planning; oversees adult print and digital collection development and maintenance; assists library patrons in research and information needs using a variety of media; ensures effective access to and usage of information technology by library patrons; provides collection and information support services to branch libraries. Does related work as required. *Specific Duties and Responsibilities* Manages and ensures effective function of Florence Library Information Services department. Supervises professional and paraprofessional staff; assigns, reviews, and plans work of subordinates; creates or assigns work schedules and ensures adequate staffing; selects and trains new employees; conducts employee performance reviews and resolves employee problems including through disciplinary measures; maintains and encourages excellent customer service standards within department. Monitors department expenditures during the year. Develops manuals, guidelines, handbooks, etc. as necessary for the smooth operation of the department. Plans, organizes, directs, and supervises information and research services systemwide. Supervises the provision of assistance to branch libraries with their reference service and collection needs. Performs reference duties, including but not limited to: providing direct information, reader’s advisory, and research services to library patrons in person and via telephone or internet; refers patrons to sources both within the Library and at other libraries and sometimes referring them to community organizations and other non-library entities to help in their search. Assists the public in a professional and courteous manner at all times, both within and outside the library, always maintaining high standards of customer service and accurate information service. Oversees adult collections for library system; supervises the Collection Development Librarian and coordinates with the Technical Services Manager. Selects or oversees the selection of new resources, both print and electronic, for the adult collection, primarily by reading reviews of materials found in regularly published library journals, both online and in print, and other standard sources used by libraries and based on knowledge of the community. Researches new technologies and services in the area of information and research services. Takes initiative to adjust departmental services, equipment, training, and outreach based on changing information needs within the community. Assists the Library Director and Chief of Headquarters Library with special projects, grant proposals, strategic planning; acts as mentor, coach, and advisor for the staff in Information Services Department and a resource person and expert for Library Administration in the area of Information Services. Assists the library director and other library staff in the formulation, evaluation, revision, and effective implementation of library policies and procedures. Communicates policies and procedures to staff and library patrons. Assists the library director and other library staff in the formulation, evaluation, revision, and effective implementation of library policies and procedures. Communicates policies and procedures to staff and library Patrons. Assists the Library Director in establishing, implementing, and evaluating measures of library user satisfaction, library collection and resource utilization, and community impact. Collects, compiles, and shares library usage statistics, outputs, and outcomes as needed to monitor and improve library services. Schedules tours and provides orientation to library users; speaks to community groups, partner organizations, and members of the public about the library. Stays abreast of professional developments through frequent professional reading and continuing education activities. Engages with the wider professional community in order to improve library services. Attends professional conferences, workshops, and meetings; participates in professional organizations; engages with wide range of current media in order to coordinate timely, relevant information services. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Library Director, Chief of Headquarters Library Services, managers and supervisors, library patrons, County employees, South Carolina State Library officials, subordinates, part-time pages, vendors, community partners, and members of professional and consortial associations. Serves as manager-on-duty for the headquarters library on designated nights and weekends, and may be called upon to serve as manager-on-duty when the Director and Chief of Headquarters Library Services are out of the building. May be called upon to work in other public service areas, branch locations, or outside the library as needed. Operates a motor vehicle and utilizes various types of office and other equipment including computers, printers, copiers, scanners, microfilm reader/printer, audio-visual equipment, assistive technology, fax machine, telephone, laminator, etc. Works nights and weekends as necessary.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association preferably with at least one year of library work in reference, either pre- or post MLS degree-or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge. Must possess or qualify for a Professional Librarian’s Certificate from the South Carolina State Library. Must possess a valid South Carolina state driver’s license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at https://jobs.florenceco.org

Salary: 43,091


Submission Date: 02/14/2017

Job Title: Scholarly Communications Librarian

Job Description: Distinguishing Features of this Position: The KSU Library System seeks a dynamic, collegial, flexible, experienced, and research-oriented librarian to further the promotion and outreach efforts related to scholarly communication. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in the extensive scholarly communications landscape including digital publishing and preservation, open access platforms, open educational resources, open data, copyright and related intellectual property issues. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary as the librarian will be expected to play an active role in campus-wide and system-wide committees. This position may spend time working at either the Sturgis Library on the Kennesaw Campus, or the Johnson Library on the Marietta Campus. Major Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of Graduate of Library Services for the Kennesaw State University Library System, the incumbent serves as a member of the Graduate Library Unit and helps guide the library system to meet the challenges of today’s complex higher education organizations with an emphasis placed upon providing excellence in research, scholarship, digital publishing, and related intellectual property issues. Scholarly Communication Librarian Duties (75%) 1. Develop policies and programming for library-wide scholarly communications program. Assist in the implementation of the KSU Library’s Strategic Plan and the Graduate Library Strategic Plan. 2. Work in tandem with Managing Editor of the Digital Commons to promote campus-wide awareness of the DC and to increase its holdings and usage. 3. Lead development and implementation of educational programs for Library staff on issues related to scholarly communication. 4. Work closely with Graduate Librarians and Undergraduate Subject Liaisons to promote faculty awareness of scholarly communication issues. Develop informational and training tools that can be used by these librarians. 5. Develop and implement a program to increase awareness among faculty, researchers, and students about scholarly communications issues. 6. Develop and maintain a broad network of partners among faculty, scholars, graduate students, librarians, administrators, and committees in campus and system wide offices to inform, support, and advance the library’s scholarly communications programs and goals 7. Stay informed of and keep library and faculty up to date on national and international trends, legislation, and pending changes in intellectual property rights, commercial and academic/research scholarly publishing, and information technologies that affect access and preservation of scholarly information; plan and organize campus programs and events in these areas. 8. Develop initiatives that encourage and enable faculty to manage their own copyright and improve the economies of and access to published research (e.g. establish mechanisms to assist faculty with publishing choices and agreements as authors; explore alternatives to facilitate faculty publication venues). 9. Act as a primary spokesperson at campus, system wide, state, national, and international levels for issues and policies related to scholarly communications, ensuring that the library actively participates in collaborative programs and services, is informed of global publishing trends and intellectual property rights, and contributes to the advancement of scholarly communication. 10. Serve as the lead librarian on copyright and intellectual property developments and issues. Work collaboratively with the university’s Legal Affairs department to provide timely and accurate information of author’s rights management; refers authors and researchers to Legal Affairs. 11. Participate in collection development activities in a subject area to be determined. 12. Serve as library representative to the Affordable Learning Georgia open educational resources initiative. 13. Serve as the library coordinator and representative for the Data Wall(s). 14. Identify, collect, analyze and communicate various statistics associated with position and responsibilities on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Additional Responsibilities (25%) 1. Serve on library, campus, University System of Georgia and regional and national professional committees. 2. Be professionally active and contribute to developments in the field of library science, library technologies, and/or subject-specific discipline through scholarship, presentations, publications, and service. 3. Provide in class and one to one consultations with graduate students as necessary, supplementing the services provided by the Graduate Librarians. 4. Provide research assistance and reference services to students, faculty and other members of the KSU community as assigned in multiple formats. 5. Willingly work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends and at various KSU learning sites as needed. 6. Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent AND Five years of fulltime professional experience in a library or publishing environment with at least three of those years spent in an increasingly responsible role related to scholarly communications. 2. Impeccable written, oral, and presentation skills. 3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. 4. Ability to work collaboratively with multiple constituencies: undergraduate and graduate students, university staff, librarians, faculty members, and senior level university administrators. 5. Thorough knowledge of current professional library principles, methods, procedures, and best practices especially as they related to scholarly communications. 6. Knowledge of copyright and issues related to fair use. 7. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member in a rapidly changing, excellence-driven library. Ability to put the interests of the team first. 8. Experience in designing, developing, and implementing new services and programs for a broad user community. 9. Knowledge of academic publishing and the role of open access platforms in disseminating research. 10. Knowledge of FISMA requirements for grants and contracts 11. Ability to meet library faculty standards for job performance, scholarship, service, professional development, and promotion. Desired Qualifications: 1. Project management experience. 2. Active professional development with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements and service to professional organizations. 3. Experience in the creation of online tutorials and research guides and in the use of social media platforms. 4. Experience with learning management systems such as D2L or BlackBoard 5. Experience in working with international and multicultural student groups. 6. Second Master’s degree in a subject related discipline. 7. Experience with academic collection development and assessment principles. 8. Knowledge of research methodologies, quantitative research methods, and qualitative research methods. 9. Knowledge of citation management programs such as RefWorks, Endnote, Zotero, etc. 10. Knowledge of statistical tools such as SAS. 11. Experience with digital repositories. ADA Requirements / Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Kennesaw State University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation(s). An individual is disabled under the Act if he or she: · has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; or · has a record of such an impairment; or · is regarded as having such impairment KSU provides, and will continue to provide, reasonable accommodations to enable the hire and retention of qualified employees who are able to perform the essential functions of their positions. Any person wishing to self-identify as disabled or request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability should contact Human Resources.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience AND Five years of full-time professional experience in a library or publishing environment with at least three of those years spent in an increasingly responsible role related to scholarly communications. 2. Impeccable written, oral, and presentation skills. 3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. 4. Ability to work collaboratively with multiple constituencies: undergraduate and graduate students, university staff, librarians, faculty members, and senior level university administrators. 5. Thorough knowledge of current professional library principles, methods, procedures, and best practices especially as they related to scholarly communications. 6. Knowledge of copyright and issues related to fair use. 7. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member in a rapidly changing, excellence-driven library. Ability to put the interests of the team first. 8. Experience in designing, developing, and implementing new services and programs for a broad user community. 9. Knowledge of academic publishing and the role of open access platforms in disseminating research. 10. Knowledge of FISMA requirements for grants and contracts 11. Ability to meet library faculty standards for job performance, scholarship, service, professional development, and promotion. Desired Qualifications: 1. Project management experience. 2. Active professional development with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements and service to professional organizations. 3. Experience in the creation of online tutorials and research guides and in the use of social media platforms. 4. Experience with learning management systems such as D2L or BlackBoard 5. Experience in working with international and multicultural student groups. 6. Second Master’s degree in a subject related discipline. 7. Experience with academic collection development and assessment principles. 8. Knowledge of research methodologies, quantitative research methods, and qualitative research methods. 9. Knowledge of citation management programs such as RefWorks, Endnote, Zotero, etc. 10. Knowledge of statistical tools such as SAS. 11. Experience with digital repositories.

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How to Apply: To apply for this position, please visit the KSU Applicant Portal at https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/3585 and click on the link "Apply for this Job"

Salary: Salary range is $50,000-$54,000 annually pro-rated to start date based upon qualifications.

Contact: Search Committee Co-chairs Sandra Barclay Special Formats Cataloging Librarian sbarclay@kennesaw.edu 1-470-578-4445 Jon Hansen Director of Virtual Services Kennesaw State University Library System jhansen@kennesaw.edu 1-470-578-6248


Submission Date: 02/10/2017

Job Title: Research and Education Services Librarian (2 positions) - Charleston, SC

Job Description: The Medical University of South Carolina Libraries invites applications for the position of Research and Education Services Librarian (2 positions available). Applicants are encouraged to apply for both positions if interested. The Libraries seeks an energetic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Research and Education Librarian. The Research and Education Librarian will provide research and knowledge management services to teaching, clinical, and research faculty and health professions students. This position reports to the Associate Director of Libraries and will work in a flexible, team-oriented, highly collaborative environment. A broad scope of work and activities are within this position, including expert search services, teaching and education, research consultations, and community engagement to MUSC students, faculty, and staff in the health sciences.

Qualifications: An ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science is required. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at http://jobs.library.musc.edu/RES.php

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://jobs.library.musc.edu/RES.php

Salary: 60,000


 

Submission Date: 02/08/2017

Job Title: Assistant Librarian - Reference and Instructional

Job Description: The College is seeking a Reference Librarian to provide ongoing development, organization, and administration of the Georgetown Campus Library. The Reference Librarian will also provide reference, informational, writing and instructional services to patrons utilizing a variety of traditional and electronic resources. This librarian reports to the AVP of Library/Learning Support Services.

Qualifications: Minimum: American Library Association-accredited Master's degree (e.g., MLS, MLIS, MA, MIS) Preferred: Two years previous academic library experience. Experience providing library instruction and research assistance to users through a variety of mediums. Experience using Springshare products. Knowledge of and experience working directly with e-resources, HTML, and SIRSI.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://www.hgtc.edu/hr

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 02/06/2017

Job Title: Campus Librarian

Job Description: Do you want to make a difference? If so, then ECPI University may be the place for you. We are seeking professionals with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students. ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. Position Summary: The Campus Librarian independently manages the daily operations of the campus library including reference, library instruction and circulation. Campus Librarians work closely with faculty and students providing library instruction and support services in a technology focused environment. Train, supervise and evaluate library staff and student workers. Assess, develop and maintain the campus library collection. Catalog and classify new library resources. Maintain and report campus library usage statistics. Provide instruction and support for library users in all areas of the library, including print collections, electronic resources and library services. Chair the campus library committee; partner with faculty to develop and improve library services, instruction, and collection development. Promote library services to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education/Experience: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. At least 3 years of library experience, preferably in an academic library environment. Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of library automation systems and Microsoft computer applications. Knowledge of MARC record management, Dewey Decimal Classification. Proficiency with online library catalogs and library databases (including Gale, Ebsco, and ProQuest products.) Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work flow. Enjoy helping others. Excellent customer service skills. Familiarity with MS Office. Detail oriented. What does ECPI University have to offer? A focus on students and academic excellence Professional work environment Talented and committed co-workers An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network Competitive compensation & benefits plan ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://careers-ecpiuniversity.icims.com/jobs/2155/campus-librarian/job

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Submission Date:  2017-02-01
Job Title: Science Librarian – Assistant or Associate Professor
Organization: Austin Peay State University
Job Description: Austin Peay State University invites applications for a Science Librarian at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will serve as the liaison to the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, Agriculture, Geosciences, and Allied Health, and will be a member of the core library instruction team.
Rank and salary at appointment will be determined based on experience and qualifications.
For the fifth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University was named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The picturesque campus is located in Middle Tennessee near the confluence of the Cumberland and Red Rivers, 50 miles northwest of Nashville.
Qualifications: Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association, or international equivalent. - Undergraduate or graduate degree in a life or physical science discipline. - Demonstrated ability to provide information literacy instruction in a classroom setting. - Strong interest in and enthusiasm for the provision of reference services, instruction, and outreach. - Evidence of initiative, flexibility, and a strong, service-oriented work ethic. - Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing, learner-centered environment. - Evidence of effective interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills. - Beneficial to position: reference, instruction, and/or collection development experience in higher education; development of instructional materials using LibGuides; familiarity with a course management system such as D2L.
Type: Full Time
How to Apply: Applications are taken ONLINE ONLY at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources.
Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu.
Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: $65,735 - $70,721
Contact:
The full posting, including required qualifications and application instructions, is available at https://apsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/7568.
Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu.  


Submission Date: 2017-01-31

Job Title: Library Assistant
Organization: Saluda County Library
Job Description:

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Performs duties relating to the daily management of the library system, including, but not limited to
  •  Performs duties relating to the daily management of the library system, including, but not limited tocirculation, reference, collection development, and reader advisory as requested by the Director.
  •  Operates and uses various equipment including a PC, server, printer, copier, fax machine and microfilm reader-printer.
  •  Provides input to the Director as requested with respect to the selection of all library materials, both print and non-print.
  •  Catalogs and processes library materials, both print and non-print, as required.
  •  Performs maintenance and backup functions for library computer system and public access computers.
  •  All other duties as assigned.

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 ADMINISTRATIVE

 Skill in analyzing and resolving problems in a wide variety of areas.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in dealing with patrons, supervisor, and co-workers.

 REFERENCE AND READER ADVISORY SERVICES

  • Ability to assist patrons with their informational and recreational reading needs.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with library patrons and other staff members.

 COORDINATION OF WORK

  • Plans and organizes daily work routine.
  •  Establishes priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time-­management methodology.
  •  Avoids duplication of effort.
  •  Estimates expected time of completion of elements of work and establishes a personal schedule accordingly.
  •  Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules.
  •  Maintains a calendar for meetings, deadlines, and events.

Qualifications: Minimum Training and Experience: High school diploma and one to two years’ experience in a related field working with the public and teaching young children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid South Carolina's driver's license.
Type: Full Time
How to Apply: Applications can be obtained from the Saluda County Council Office or from the County web site (www.saludacounty.sc.gov). Applications along with a resume and 10 year driving record should be brought or mailed to Saluda County Council Office, 400 W. Highland Street, Saluda, South Carolina 29138. Position open until filled.
Salary: Begins at 26,377 and increases to 27,169 after a 6 month probation
Contact:
www.saludacounty.sc.gov
www.youseemore.com/saluda


Submission Date: 2017-01-31
Job Title: Library Director
Organization: Saluda County Library
Job Description: The Saluda County Library Board of Trustees seeks a new Library Director to build on our past successes and lead our library to new levels of excellence. The Director will work with the Board to determine the strategic direction for the library, will represent the library in the local and regional community, and will develop new library programs and innovative technologies. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, experience in budget development and management, and be responsive to the needs of the staff and patrons. Duties include but are not limited to planning, coordinating, and supervising the Saluda County Library System, including administrative and financial responsibility, and is responsible to the Saluda County Library Board for implementing policies and services.
The Saluda County Library is housed in a historic building in the city of Saluda, the heart of a small county in central South Carolina. The annual budget is $209,000 and the staff consists of 3.5 FTE. Approximately half of the population are card-holding library patrons. Named for the beautiful little river that winds through it, Saluda County is a short drive from the capital city of Columbia yet retains its historic and peaceful rural character. The library provides strong children’s programs and candidates must show a willingness to maintain and expand these services. There is an active Friends group.

Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association and at least one year of professional library experience, preferably in a public library, and with some administrative and/or managerial/supervisory experience in almost any field of endeavor. Must be eligible for or possess a professional certificate from the SC State Library and must have a valid South Carolina driver's license.
Type: Full Time
How to Apply: Applications can be obtained from the Saluda County Council Office or from the County web site (www.saludacounty.sc.gov). Applications along with a resume and 10 year driving record should be brought or mailed to Saluda County Council Office, 400 W. Highland Street, Saluda, South Carolina 29138. Position open until filled.
Salary: $39,619 with and increase to $40,808 after a 6 month probationary period
Contact:
www.saludacounty.sc.gov
www.youseemore.com/saluda


Submission Date: 2017-01-30
Job Title: Archivist III
Organization: Clemson University Libraries
Job Description:
• Archival Management: Accessions and processes special collection materials including books, manuscripts, and university archives according to professional and institutional standards. Responds to public requests for information and information system use. E/50%
• Administrative Support: Plans, develops and implements procedures that provide administrative support for the unit. Orders and distributes office supplies and materials. Manages unit’s records according to the university records management policies. Assures compliance with document retention procedures. Manages statistics and assessment activities. Works at service desk during assigned periods. E/15%
• Personnel Support: Manages personnel for the unit. Hires and supervises student employees. Manages student time and Kronos timecards, ensuring that unit needs for students are met. Serves as resource and liaison for student personnel issues. E/15%
• Facilities Management: Manages facilities issues. Manages stacks space, arrangement of materials on shelves, inventory of holdings. Monitors temperature and humidity, lighting, equipment, furniture, and reports problems to Clemson University Facilities. Coordinates removal of items to surplus. Manages equipment functionality. E/10%
• Compliance, Safety, and Training: Complies with University, State, and Federal requirements. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Participates in staff development programs. E/10%

Qualifications: Minimum: A bachelor’s degree and related professional experience or directly related course work.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree and related professional experience in archival collections and preservation of historical documents; or directly related course work in history, library science, archival studies, or preservation.

Excellent communication (written, oral, and multimedia) skills, organizational skills, and technological competence in Microsoft Office suite are necessary. Position necessitates dealing with Clemson employees and the public in a professional manner. Requires flexibility, positive attitude, and willingness to do library work with administrative responsibilities. Minimum supervision given. Ability to plan, execute, and manage responsibilities with limited direction from supervisor. Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in clerical procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks. Job related initiative expected. 

Type: Full Time
How to Apply:

• Prepare a resume and cover letter outlining your knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Use an internet browser to access the Clemson University Human Resources website at http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html
• Select the ‘Internal Applicant Job Board’ link.
• Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Archivist III Job ID #101288.
• Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and résumé documents.
• This position will close on Monday, February 6, 2017.

Salary: $27,000-$32,000
Contact:
Kristy Snider - Human Resources Manager
Email: klsnice@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-3026


Submission Date: 2017-01-22
Job Title: Librarian III/Branch Manager
Organization: Dorchester County Library
Job Description: Dorchester County Library seeks a dynamic individual to manage the Seago Branch in Summerville. Excellent communication and customer service skills and a passion for working with people and technology are essential. 
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
Qualifications: 
Minimum Requirements:

  • MLIS degree from ALA accredited program
  • 5-8 yrs of professional librarian exp. & 3-5 yrs of branch management experience
  • Ability to obtain a SC State Library Professional Certification 

Type: Full Time
How to Apply: Visit www.dcl.lib.sc.us
Contact:
843-563-9189 ext. 114
hr@dcl.lib.sc.us