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: 11/17/2017

Job Title: Head of Content Services

Job Description: Dacus Library seeks an engaged librarian for a non-tenure track faculty twelve-month position with oversight and management duties in content services and library development, and with reference and library instruction responsibilities in the main library. We seek an individual eager to embrace a broad-based and imaginative role, one who is open to innovation and eager to take on the challenges of the changing 21st Century library environment, and who will engage students in learning via efficient and innovative delivery of library services. Major Responsibilities: - Empowers student learning and engagement through the processing of library materials - Overall supervision and oversight of faculty and staff, evaluations of faculty and staff, review and updating of Division procedures; focusing on the Division’s ability to empower student engagement and student learning. - Works innovatively with Public Services to improve overall delivery of library services - Possesses familiarity with OCLC’s WorldShare Management System, or similar LSP - Writes library-wide or library-specific grants for both long and short-term library growth - Works with the Winthrop Office of Development on fund-raising activities - Acts as the liaison to the Friends of Dacus Library, overseeing its operations, meetings, and work - Maintains a functional knowledge of Content Services workflow and routines to the extent of being able to participate in the daily operations and evaluation of work as necessary - Maintains a functional knowledge of University and State purchasing and accounting regulations, particularly in regard to the acquisition of library resources - Assesses the work of Content Services in accordance with SACSOC and other accrediting standards, and prepares accreditation reports as required - Seeks new ways of delivering services with existing staff but configuring those staff to meet the demands of 21st Century librarianship - Participates in the formulation of both short- and long-range library policies as a member of the Library’s senior management team - Participates in university and professional activities including conducting research, studies, surveys, and serves on University and Library committees as needed - Stays current of national trends and best practices and issues related to the delivery of library materials via this processing unit. - Directly supervises Content Services including evaluation of library faculty and staff based upon university standards - Documents Content Services’ policies and works collaboratively with units inside and outside the library - Teaches information literacy classes as needed and/or instructed - Represents the Dean when needed - Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree from an American Library Association accredited program and at least one year of library experience at department head or chair level. Desired Qualifications: Twelve or more months working as a reference librarian in an academic library and some fundraising training and/or experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Required materials: - Application letter, evidence of responsibilities and qualifications, curriculum vitae; - Names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three persons who know the candidate professionally; and - Transcript and evidence of highest degree achieved. All materials should be submitted electronically: https://apply.interfolio.com/46022 Review of applications will begin in February and will continue until a finalist has been found.


 

Submission Date: 11/16/2017

Job Title: Collection Development and Assessment Librarian

Job Description: The Collection Development and Assessment Librarian manages the assessment, title selection processes, and licensing of digital and print resources by formulating, articulating, and managing the direction, balance, and focus of the Library’s collections to support learning, teaching, and research. They provide direction for collection development related library liaison activities with academic departments and monitor changes in the College’s academic programs, degrees, and research emphases and adapt collection development decisions to meet emerging needs. The Collection Development and Assessment Librarian provides direction for the evaluation and acquisition of high-quality collections that support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the University and works to promote a culture of assessment and the integration of assessment into all phases of planning, services, and collection management. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment and carries with it the expectation that faculty member will contribute significantly to the profession.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent • Minimum 2 years of experience in collection development in an academic library environment • Demonstrated experience in approval plan and firm order management • Demonstrated competency in analysis, budgeting and planning, assessment and evaluation of library collections • Experience with an integrated library system, including the acquisitions module • Knowledge of 21st century collections issues for academic libraries, including emerging practices, standards and trends relating to collection development and assessment in an academic or research library environment • Familiarity with e-book and streaming media licenses and copyright issues • Strong commitment to building and nurturing positive relationships among institutional and library faculty with a proven ability to work in a collaborative environment • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals • Excellent analytical, organizational, time and project management skills. Preferred Qualifications • Demonstrated experience in negotiating with vendors and publishers • Experience managing statistical data and generating reports • Experience with EBSCONET, EBSCOadmin, GOBI, OCLC WorldShare, and Millennium ILS.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information and to apply: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/6757 Posting close date:  12/07/2017


 

Submission Date: 11/16/2017

Job Title: Branch Manager, Elgin and Bethune.

Job Description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES We’re seeking a friendly, cheerful, self-motivated learner who is a leader willing to meet and engage the residents of a diverse community, provide exceptional customer service, and create an outstanding library. Excellent communication skills, a passion for working with people, a love of libraries and technology, and a flexible schedule are essential. Under the direct supervision of the Library Director, the Branch Manager is responsible for the operation of the branch libraries including circulation, facilities management, reference, programming, and staff supervision and training. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Facilities: Coordinate projects related to the improvement of the branches’ physical arrangement in consultation with the library director. Maintain a clean, safe, secure, functional, and pleasant atmosphere in the library, which includes the coordination of repairs and maintenance of the facilities. Coordinate delivery of materials to and from branches and/or the main office. Assure the maintenance of the libraries’ technology infrastructure, such as Internet, staff and public computers, etc Customer Service: Provide high quality service to the public by assisting with research needs, performing reader’s advisory, and working public service desks. Answer reference, directional, telephone, and account inquiries Handle customer service complaints and behavior problems Promote library services and programs within the library and the community, which may include school or community visits and presentations. Coordinate, plan, actively promote, and assist with or conduct the performance of library programming for all ages Supervision: Coordinate staff coverage for the Elgin and Bethune branches. Ensure that library policies and procedures are correctly administered. Train and coach staff in branch operations. Participate in interviewing, recommending for hire/dismissal, training, discipline, and evaluation of library branch personnel. Provide ongoing supervision of all branch employees. Prepare and submit orders for materials, supplies, etc as required. Other Professional Responsibilities: Keep Library Director informed about ongoing work related projects and issues both informally and via required reports Participate in library planning, policy and procedure, collection, program, and services meetings as directed. Participate in collection development and maintenance, including coordinating weeding projects and ordering needed materials. Attend professional conferences, workshops and training sessions related to job skills, and community meetings as relevant. Review publications and materials to be current on principles, practices and new developments of library operations. Performs other duties as assigned and/or needed.

Qualifications: MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree supplemented by public library experience, OR an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be proficient with computers (e.g. internet, email, Microsoft and Google products), willing and able to learn new software, and able to advise staff and patrons regarding basic technology needs. A valid state driver’s license and reliable transportation are required. Customer service experience and a flexible schedule are essential. Minimum Requirements: 1. Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudes a. Read and understand a variety of documents and reports. b. Prepare written documents and reports, using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. c. Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisor, other county employees, patrons, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. d. Knowledge and command of vocabulary and correct word choice for clear communication. e. Record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions. f. Utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, utilize decimals, and determine time and weight. 2. Physical Requirements a. Coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing office equipment and other objects in the library environment, in preparing and repairing books, operating projectors, etc. b. Operate a variety of automated office machines which may include but is not limited to computer, copier, cash register, OPAC, receipt printer, etc. c. Ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds. Exert up to thirty-five pounds of force and/or to push, pull, or otherwise move loaded book trucks or other such objects. d. Requirements are in excess of sedentary work; position involves walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing, balancing, etc. e. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Work a flexible schedule that includes working evenings and weekends as required for operations of the branch. 3. Interpersonal Temperament a. Ability to deal effectively with people in a variety of circumstances, some of which can be stressful, and maintain positive working relationships with others. b. Must be adaptable and capable of performing with maturity and fairness when confronted with disagreements or criticism. c. Able to handle an emergency calmly and reassuringly. d. Must be flexible to multi-task to answer needs of several persons at once. e. Must be coachable and able to accept supervision well. f. Employs imagination and creativity in the application of duties and responsibilities. Is not adverse to change. 4. Additional Duties as Assigned a. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. b. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Kershaw County Employment Applications are only accepted for positions that are posted. Employment Applications should ONLY be submitted within the posting dates and must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Applications should ONLY be submitted to: Any branch of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce OR Attn: Job Applications Kershaw County Government Center 515 Walnut Street Camden, SC 29020 The Kershaw County employment application is available via this page: http://www.kershaw.sc.gov/government/departments-h-q/human-resources/current-vacancies

Salary: 29,000

Contact: http://www.kershaw.sc.gov/government/departments-h-q/human-resources


 

Submission Date: 11/13/2017

Job Title: Divisional Librarian for Youth Services (2 positions)

Job Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTION Do you love working with children and want to help create a vibrant future for a County-wide library system? Roanoke County Public Library is seeking two dynamic, innovative, and team-oriented Youth Services Librarians, who will play an important role designing programs and services, and developing the collection.  One opportunity serves birth to age twelve and the other serves ages twelve to eighteen. As an added bonus, you get to live and work nestled in the mountains, minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Jefferson National Forest. If you want to join an energetic team, while living and working at the intersection of tradition and innovation, we want to hear from you! The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and promoting collections and programs that enrich the lives of young people in the Roanoke Valley, and will lead full- and part-time staff who serve a headquarters library and five branches. These positions oversee services for children and teens. The Divisional Librarian for Youth Services performs responsible administrative and professional work in managing and coordinating children's and/or young adult services. Major responsibilities include delivering professional assistance to library patrons, providing responsible leadership for the operation of one or more of the specialty services of the library system, and planning and organizing programs, services, and support activities. Does related work as required. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Oversees collection development for the division; evaluates library collections for completeness, currency, and condition, and participates regularly in the de-selection process. Designs, plans, and implements programs; evaluates library programming and services; collects and analyzes community feedback and statistics on program and services; maintains various collections and formats. Assists in preparing annual budget, particularly as it relates to divisional services; pursues funding for programming through grants, corporate sponsorships, and local business donations. Plans, directs and provides outreach services to area schools and childcare providers including library visits, classroom visits, and daycare story times. Develops and implements story hours, youth programs, and in coordination with Public Services Coordinator, family programs. Selects and plans outside performers or presenters according to County procurement guidelines; evaluates proposed programs for safety hazards, feasibility, and age appropriateness. Networks with colleagues and attends professional seminars and training events keeping abreast of service innovations and best practices for youth services. Answers complex reference questions and performs readers' advisory for youth, their parents, and caregivers. Recruits, trains and supervises volunteers; works with Library Friends and civic groups. Supervises, evaluates, instructs, and collaborates with other library management staff; conducts periodic meetings of youth services staff facilitating communication, knowledge sharing, and program coordination and outreach; assumes responsibility of staff and building in the absence of other professional staff. In coordination with Administrative and Marketing Manager, prepares press releases, publicity flyers, public service announcements and other materials publicizing programming; creates and updates website pages regarding activities and opportunities; contributes to Library social network outreach. Works closely with consortium personnel and other professionals in the region; serves as liaison to schools.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES Education Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program. Considerable experience in professional library work or comparable public, retail, or technical service experience. Recent substantive training or accredited coursework in relevant areas may be an acceptable substitute for professional library experience, particularly when combined with other responsible retail, public or technical service experience. Certifications/Licenses: Must be eligible for certification as a professional librarian by the State of Virginia. Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license and have a good driving record. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, standards, methods and techniques pertinent to the operation of a specialty services division Thorough knowledge of English, spelling, arithmetic and basic statistics Technical expertise utilizing and maintaining ILS and products Ability to maintain accurate records and produce reports Ability to work well with library personnel and to maintain good relations with the citizens in the community Ability to design and implement work programs Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing Ability to direct the activities of subordinate staff and to properly motivate and develop staff Additional Requirements Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results. May be subject to DMV driving record review as required by amount of work related driving, specified by support responsibilities. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description. Supervisory Responsibilities Supervises subordinate staff assigned to specialty area

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Click here to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/roanokeva/jobs/1890036/divisional-librarian-youth-services-teens-or-children?keywords=divisional%20librarian&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $42,111-$66,788

Contact: 540-772-2018


 Submission Date: 11/08/2017

Job Title: Reference Librarian / Instruction Coordinator (18-09)

Job Description: The James A. Rogers Library at Francis Marion University is seeking a full-time librarian to participate in the delivery of library services to its users. This is a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. The successful candidate for this position will work under the Head of Reference and the Dean of the Library to coordinate the department's existing instructional services and to develop new library instruction services. The librarian will be responsible for planning, promoting, assessing, delivering, and integrating information literacy initiatives within the university curriculum. The successful candidate will also actively participate in other responsibilities of the reference department and library, which include: providing face-to-face and virtual reference and research services at the reference desk (including weekend and evening hours in rotation); information literacy initiatives (including creating web guides, tutorials, and digital learning objects); collection development responsibilities; and subject liaison responsibilities to one or more departments. This position offers opportunities for innovation and professional growth in areas that may include curriculum development, special programming, liaison activities, collection development, and classroom assessment. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, work collaboratively with the Reference team and other departments, and prioritize work assignments within a vibrant and stimulating environment. Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Superior teaching skills & relevant training or experience; • Experience teaching in an academic library or higher education setting; • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in order to communicate effectively and confidently with colleagues, faculty, students, and staff; • Knowledge of a wide range of information sources and technologies; • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills; and • Knowledge of activities and current developments in the library profession. The anticipated start date is February 12, 2018. Review of applications begins January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: Qualifications: Minimum two years of experience working in an academic library preferred. ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library/Information Science. Interest in and willingness to meet the criteria of, and to participate in the University's peer review processes for advancement in rank.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Materials Needed: 1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 18-09); 2) FMU Faculty Application; 3) Curriculum vitae; 4) The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; and 5) Copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate). To obtain the FMU Faculty Application, please visit: http://www.fmarion.edu/job/reference-librarian-instruction-coordinator-18-09/ Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to (843) 661-1202. As Francis Marion University has continued to be recognized for its diverse student body, it especially welcomes applicants who can affirm and enhance its mission and encourages applications by women and minorities An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

Salary:

Contact: Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to (843) 661-1202.


 

Submission Date: 11/08/2017

Job Title: Elementary Librarian-Media Specialist

Job Description: Qualifications: • Holds appropriate SC certification or has applied for certification • Experience as classroom teacher preferred Reports To: Principal Job Summary The job of Librarian/Media Specialist is done for the purpose of overseeing library/media operations in the school by maintaining library collections controls, documenting losses and monitoring procedures; implementing age-appropriate‚Äč programs for students utilizing library resources; selecting appropriate items in support of classroom instruction; and instructing students on the proper use of the library resource.

Qualifications: Performance Responsibilities • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of the work activities (e.g., classroom instruction, multi-media presentations) • Attends various staff meetings for the purpose of providing input and receiving information regarding the library and reference needs of the school • Assists school personnel for the purpose of promoting reading and literacy in the school • Coordinates request of individuals and/or sites (e.g., technical support, equipment requirements, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of audiovisual equipment for instructional use • Develops library media resources for the purpose of providing accurate, up-to-date information to students and staff • Duplicates audio and videotapes for the purpose of maintaining an appropriate inventory for internal distribution • Evaluates media equipment for the purpose of making repairs, providing technical support, diagnosing malfunctions and/or recommending acquisitions • Operates a variety of media production equipment and systems (e.g., program channel, videotape‚Äč, edit media, duplicate media, etc.) for the purpose of providing media production services • Responds to inquiries for the purpose of providing information and direction

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit the CLover SChool District website at www.clover.k12.sc.us. Departments/Personnel/Job Openings/ start an application for employment

Salary: District Scale

Contact: Tony Hemingway, Executive Director of Human Resources tony.hemingway@clover.k12.sc.us 803.810.8096


 

Submission Date: 11/07/2017

Job Title: Librarian I, Technical Services/Cataloging

Job Description: Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: December 2017 Location: Hughes Main Library, Greenville, South Carolina Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30a-5:00p. FUNCTION Under the supervision of the Cataloging/Processing Supervisor, performs original and copy cataloging and classification of a variety of formats. Participates in the maintenance of the library system’s catalog. Utilizes a variety of computer software programs in performance of these duties. Resolves cataloging and classification problems referred by paraprofessional cataloger. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). • Performs original and complex copy cataloging of a variety of formats including fiction and non-fiction books, compact discs, cassettes, recorded books, videocassettes, DVDs, CD-ROMs, maps, etc. (E) • Applies principles of the MARC record format as well as AACR2 and RDA cataloging standards to edit bibliographic records in the library system’s catalog. (E) • Uses Dewey Decimal Classification schedules and WebDewey to check the existing classification number in records for accuracy according to current usage and for compatibility with the library system’s collection to ensure consistent classification. Corrects or constructs classification numbers based on analysis of subject content when necessary. (E) • Adds local data to each record as well as subject headings to ensure accessibility. (E) • Searches OCLC authority file and transfers appropriate author and subject authority records into library system’s catalog when needed. Creates local authority records when necessary. (E) • Corrects any errors found in local database, or refers corrections to supervisor. (E) • Assists in planning, evaluating procedures, and defining goals for the Cataloging section. • Reviews memos and e-mail to keep informed of changes in procedures, policies, and personnel. (E) • Ensures that safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E) • Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service. (E) • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS (Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with library staff. Ability to work in a team environment. Good problem solving skills. Ability to use the Dewey Decimal System. Knowledge of business arithmetic. Ability to work under frequently stressful conditions and meet required deadlines. Ability to recognize and correct errors. Ability to perform routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. Ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail. Basic computer skills, including effective use of various Internet browsers and email. Ability to learn on-line computer functions. Knowledge of the principles and practices of cataloging and classifying library materials through the use of standard MARC record formats, AACR2 and RDA rules for descriptive cataloging, and DDC tables for classification. Ability to use good judgment in following established procedures that require acute attention to detail. Ability to search OCLC for bibliographic and authority records. Ability to produce neat and accurate work. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. Previous cataloging experience preferred. Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must have the ability to: • concentrate for long periods of time • see and interpret all job-related materials • operate library equipment as assigned • frequently lift and carry up to 35 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds • sit for long periods of time • walk, bend and stoop • reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Visit the Job Openings page on our website at www.greenvillelibrary.org to submit an online employment application and/or for additional information about our application process. Inquiries may be directed to Cindy Quinn at (864) 527-9232 or cquinn@greenvillelibrary.org.

Salary: $40,809 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn Human Resources Specialist (864) 527-9232 cquinn@greenvillelibrary.org


Submission Date: 11/07/2017

Job Title: 139207 Assistant Academic Program Director (Director of Learning Resources)

Job Description: In this challenging role, you will support the Learning Resources department at Greenville Technical College. Duties may include any or all of the following: - LEADERSHIP & STAFF SUPPORT. Set clear strategic direction for Learning Resources and lead employees to plan, implement, and assess initiatives. Ensure that daily operations are effectively managed while moving the department forward. Hire, orient, and schedule employees in accordance with state, college, and departmental policies. Help employees perform job duties and grow professionally. - RESOURCES & ACCESS. Oversee development of library and academic software collections and influence statewide collection development efforts so that informational and instructional resources are current, accessible, supportive of teaching and learning, relevant to community college programs and courses, and responsive to students and other stakeholders. - INSTRUCTION. Applying innovative problem-solving and proven best practices, guarantee that students and other stakeholders have opportunities to develop standards-based information literacy, digital literacy, and financial literacy skills. Work with other academic departments to integrate library instruction into courses and to provide regular learning opportunities outside of class. - SERVICES. Maintain and enforce departmental policies and procedures to ensure that services are delivered effectively and in compliance with laws and college policies. Preserve academic integrity as well as the accuracy and privacy of patron information and borrowing records. As Copyright Officer, provide guidance to stakeholders with copyright concerns; this will include providing individual guidance, resources, training sessions, and policy revisions. - FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT. Develop funding requests to support operations, personnel, resources, professional development, travel, technology, and capital projects. Ensure that spending does not exceed budget allocations and that transactions comply with laws and procedures. Also, pursue supplemental support for special projects. - FACILITIES & INFRASTRUCTURE. Plan for technologies that allow for both innovative and traditional forms of information management and delivery. As opportunities arise, manage capital upgrades to provide a variety of learning needs. Maintain labs, libraries, and study areas that meet learning needs. Ensure that meeting facilities are well-maintained and used in accordance with college policies and procedures. - COLLABORATION, PROMOTIONS & OUTREACH. Communicate with other groups to highlight Learning Resources services, resources, and facilities. Support employees to develop promotions, programs, and activities that engage students and other stakeholders. Ensure the department is recognized within the college as well as in the media and amongst prospective students. Maintain a broad understanding of trends in higher education, libraries, student computing, and technology and also of how the College and its units operate. Develop strong relationships across the college to coordinate student success initiatives, and refer students and other stakeholders to partners who can best assist them. Serve on teams and committees that relate to Learning Resources as well as the larger institution. Align with external partners seeking to advance the local community through information, literacy, and technology. Actively engage with peer groups, consortia, professional associations, and accrediting organizations. - ADDITIONAL DUTIES as assigned. Greenville Technical College is one of the largest institutions of higher learning in South Carolina – and we invite you to consider becoming a part of our team! GTC promotes a respectful campus culture that reflects appreciation for diversity and inclusion at all levels. Visit www.gvltec.edu/diversity to learn more.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree in related discipline, plus five (5) years of progressively responsible related work experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -At least two (2) years of leadership experience in a community college. -MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited library science program. -Broad understanding of library services, student computing, technology, college operations, copyright, and trends in higher education. -Ability to lead and supervise employees at multiple sites and to work and communicate effectively with students and other stakeholders. -Organizational, critical thinking, problem solving, and technology skills to manage work such as communication, scheduling, reporting, and data analysis.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Interested applicants must visit https://hr.gvltec.edu/JobPostings.aspx to complete and submit an online application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed online applications.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience within state guidelines


 

Submission Date: 11/06/2017

Job Title: Technical Services Assistant

Job Description: The University of South Carolina's Law Library seeks a highly-motivated and detail-oriented individual for the full-time position of Technical Services Assistant. This person is responsible for pre-order bibliographic searching, order receipt, claiming of all monographs and new serials, the processing, claiming, and weeding of government documents, the binding of items via a commercial bindery, and the maintenance of appropriate statistics, among some of the duties. The successful candidate will adhere to the established procedures, practices, and manuals in the Technical Services Department, and will assist with the continued maintenance of a written manual describing current procedures and policies for this position. These duties will be conducted in close coordination with the Cataloging/Serials Librarian, with some interaction with the Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian, and this individual will report to the Head of Technical Services. The Technical Services Assistant will be responsible for: o the receipt, recording, reviewing, and distribution of the mail. o the verification of items and matching invoices and/or packing slips via the local database, with suitable notations for appropriate order and bibliographic record numbers o effective written and verbal communication, especially with personnel in Technical Services but also perhaps, vendors, and other members of the Law Library o the routing of all journals and/or other titles using pre-formulated routing slips o the creation of accurate item records, the labelling and stamping of all materials in all formats o the claiming of items through the Millennium database and the electronic or paper submission of said claims. • Sporadic communication with vendors may be required. • This position assists with the receipt and checking-in of all government documents, including stacks maintenance, and liaises with the Cataloging/Serials Librarian on appropriate procedures. • Performs any and all commercial and in-house binding and preservation, using appropriate tools, in consultation with the Head of Technical Services, and maintains binding patterns and history files. • Responsibility for the withdrawal of all items, and the updating of the catalog holdings. • Conducts searches for a variety of errant titles. • Updates the Head of Technical Services on all library supplies to be replaced and/or ordered. • May be called upon to create or learn to create online bibliographic and order records by transferring information from First Search or OCLC to the library catalog. • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Technical Services.

Qualifications: High school diploma and 2 years library experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For the complete job description and to apply, please see https://uscjobs.sc.edu/ under posting number STA00447PO17

Salary:

Contact: Please contact Candle Wester at westercm@law.sc.edu.


 

Submission Date: 11/06/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist – Access Services Department

Job Description: The University of South Carolina's Law Library seeks a highly-motivated and service-oriented individual to join the Access Services Department. Duties include: Under general supervision performs paraprofessional duties in Access Services department of Law Library. • Manages & supervises opening of the law library and the Access Services department • Uses Innovative Millennium Circulation module to perform circulation functions, provides bibliographic assistance to library patrons from both Circulation module and OPAC mode, retrieves material from reserve, maintains self-service copiers and scanners, provides directional and ready reference to library patrons and directs incoming library telephone calls. • Assists with stacks maintenance and shifting projects. • Process incoming and outgoing Interlibrary Loan requests placed in OCLC WorldShare and PASCAL consortium. • Prepares materials for entry in Scholar Commons database and maintain Law School portion of database. • Trains and supervises work of student assistants for circulation desk work, shelving and stacks maintenance and security duties. Assists with other special projects as needed.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1 year library experience, or high school diploma and 5 years related experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For the complete job description and to apply, please see https://uscjobs.sc.edu/ under posting number STA00446PO17

Salary:

Contact: Please contact Candle Wester at westercm@law.sc.edu.


 

Submission Date: 10/31/2017

Job Title: Library Assistant

Job Description: Library Assistant - Marian Wright Edelman Public Library Open November 2, 2017 - November 22, 2017 PURPOSE / SUMMARY: Under the direction and general supervision of the County Library Director, performs clerical library duties relating to the daily operations of the library system. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Performs various duties as needed, including assisting patrons in locating and retrieving information, recording statistics, offering reader advisory and reference services to patrons, filing materials, and working at the circulation desk. § Circulation desk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting patrons with computer use and navigating the Internet, providing assistance for mobile devices, sending faxes, scanning documents to email, operating the microfilm reader, making copies, checking materials in/out, collecting the book drop twice daily, and placing holds on local and consortia-owned materials. • Processes library materials, routes requests, prepares materials for courier pickup, and responds to public requests for information using library resources. • Attends meetings and workshops, and completes no less than eight professional development trainings or webinars annually. • Shelves books and reads shelves to maintain correct order. • Participates in implementing annual library events, including the Summer Reading Program. • Accepts responsibility for keeping the library in excellent operating order. • Creates, writes and updates library publications, such as manuals, guides, bookmarks, and other information literacy/library promotional materials using various software platforms. • Assists Outreach Coordinator in community outreach efforts as needed. • Assists in collection development by adding titles to monthly book order. • Provides facility assistance on night and weekend shifts by reporting any power outages, water leaks, or other facility issues to appropriate emergency personnel. Handles emergency situations using policies and procedures as a guide. • All other duties as assigned. III. SKILLS/EDUCATION/OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Associates Degree or higher; or two years of increasingly responsible experience in a public library. An equal combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. • Proven ability to work cooperatively, diplomatically, and effectively with citizens, professional peers, affiliated organizations, and in the community. • Must be computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Documents, and other digital media and file sharing software. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Excellent planning, time management, and decision-making skills. • Willingness to work a variable schedule, including rotating evenings and weekends as required. IV. CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: • Valid SC Driver’s license and clean driving record V. SUPERVISION: • Responsible for the oversight of library volunteers as assigned by the Library Director. OTHER COMMENTS/SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: DISCLAIMER This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required and the responsibilities of the position may change.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: A Marlboro County Government application must be completed and submitted for each position for which you apply. You will need to print the application from marlborocounty.sc.gov or pick one up from the Marlboro County Government - William P. Wallace, Sr. Administration Building at 205 East Market Street, Bennettsville, SC 29512. Please put the correct title of the position on your application. Résumés may accompany an application, but do not take the place of an application. Please read the entire job description including any special instructions regarding your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This includes unsigned applications. Late applications will not be considered. Please note if the position has a definite closing date. If so, applications are due by 5:00 PM that day unless otherwise stated. Applications received by our office after 5:00pm on the closing date will not be considered. Applicants not contacted within 30 business days of a position's closing date may consider the position filled. Please do not call the Library or County Office about the status of your application. You may mail or deliver your application in person. Mail: Attention: Mr. Grover McQueen - Personnel, Marlboro County Government, PO Box 419, Bennettsville, SC 29512. Hand deliver: Mr. Grover McQueen – Personnel at the Marlboro County Government - William P. Wallace, Sr. Administration Building. All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Marlboro County will be required to submit to a screening for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. Your application packet must include the following to be considered: 1) One completed application, signed and dated 2) Official copies of High School and College transcripts (if applicable) 3) Your résumé and three professional references 4) A cover letter referencing: MWE Library Assistant

Salary: Commensurates with experience.

Contact: http://www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/employment/Pages/default.aspx


 

Submission Date: 10/31/2017

Job Title: Branch Managing Librarian - Oconee County Libraries

Job Description: Athens Regional Library System has an immediate opening for a Branch Managing Librarian of the Oconee County Libraries. The ideal candidate will be a knowledgeable and enthusiastic team leader with a strong commitment to public service. This position coordinates and manages the day-to-day operations of the Oconee County Library in Watkinsville, and oversees the Bogart Branch. This position works to ensure customer service and satisfaction for Oconee County Libraries' patrons. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Regional Services. Branch Managing Librarian - Oconee County Libraries Print Position Branch Managing Librarian (OW-01); Oconee County Libraries, Watkinsville, GA Status Full-time; with benefits Hours 40 hours per week; some nights and weekends required Salary $52,000 annually, depending on qualifications Application Deadline November 12, 2017 Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this job. Other duties of a similar nature may be required and assigned, and job assignment may change in the future. Plans, oversees, implements, monitors, and evaluates library operations and activities; handles problems; keeps Assistant Director informed of library operations for Oconee County Libraries. Conducts systematic and continuing analysis and evaluation of all library procedures, services and programs; ensures effective and efficient use of equipment, supplies, and personnel; plans for growth and development of all library services. Serves as communication liaison between Oconee County Library Board of Trustees members and Regional Library administration; attends Board meetings and reports on library activities; maintains local file of Board minutes and information. Provides information to local funding agencies, communicating regularly concerning funding and facilities; helps ARLS Administration prepare and present budget requests; attends Oconee County Board of Commissioners meetings. Initiates ideas for libraries' growth and development; assists in grant seeking to support library activities and service improvements. Promotes and maintains a positive relationship with elected officials, local schools, civic groups, and the community; participates in community organizations; promotes the library's image and programs to the community. Serves as team leader for planning, producing, and publicizing the libraries' services and programming. Serves as liaison with local Library Friends organizations, assisting in the planning of special events and fundraising activities that benefit the library financially. Oversees recruitment, training, and work of library volunteers. Responds to and resolves inquiries regarding service complaints, safety issues, and facility concerns. Oversees the safety and maintenance of library facilities. Provides direct customer service to library patrons, assisting them with all aspects of library service, including assisting with computer technology and applications. Maintains and submits required reports; monitors budget expenditures; works with other regional system teams to ensure efficient delivery of services. Evaluates local materials collection and patron materials needs; works with Regional collection development staff to budget for, select, and weed library materials collections. Oversees library's local webpages and social media accounts. Keeps abreast of trends and developments affecting libraries; attends workshops and professional meetings for professional development. Supervisory Responsibilities Oversees supervision of Oconee County Library staff (currently 10.5 FTEs), ensuring ongoing service and compliance with policies and procedures. Prioritizes and assigns work and oversees staff development. Holds staff meetings on a regular basis; keeps all employees informed of library policies and procedures. Conducts performance evaluations for assigned staff and makes hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations to ARLS administration. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Extensive knowledge of management, supervisory, financial, and customer service principles and practices. Advanced knowledge of library operational and administrative principles and practices. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with subordinates, management, employees, members of the general public, and all other groups involved in the activities of the library system; ability to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner. Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of Oconee County government, applicable federal and state regulations, and the operations and functions of a multi-county library system Knowledge of budgeting principles, skill in maintaining financial reports, and mathematical ability for handling required monetary and statistical calculations. Personal computer proficiency, thorough understanding of automated integrated library systems, and ability to learn and adapt to new technologies. Ability to administer policies, procedures, plans, and activities and to monitor performance of subordinates against measured, established goals. Supervisory skill including knowledge of human resource principles and staff development. Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in managing subordinates and library services, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems. Knowledge of normal and emergency building procedures and ability to handle emergency situations. Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance.

Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution, and at least five years of progressively responsible supervisory, customer service, and managerial experience is required. State of Georgia certification for Librarianship, Librarian grade 5B, is also required. Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Georgia driver's license. Bi-lingual ability (English-Spanish) is preferred but not required. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of Medium Work. Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees to discuss potential necessary accommodations. The library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and e-Verify employment eligibility approval.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Submit online ARLS job application, including a resume and cover letter describing your qualifications for this position. http://www.athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/employment/bmlib-oconee

Salary: $52,000 annually, depending on qualifications

Contact: APPLY ONLINE HERE ONLY: http://www.athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/employment/bmlib-oconee


 

Submission Date: 10/27/2017

Job Title: St. Andrews Associate, Full-time

Job Description: Richland Library St. Andrews serves as an active community with diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. Situated in the heart of the St. Andrews area of Richland County and close to the Lexington County line, this location has many out of county card holders. We seek someone energetic, outgoing and positive to engage with customers. This person is a natural teacher, trainer, and leader. Strong technology skills are a must. The ideal candidate may be someone with good experience in retail or hospitality. Here are some of things you would be doing if hired for this position: * Assisting the St. Andrews Manager and librarians with the overall management and leadership of that location, including helping to keep the workflow properly moving and creating personalized customer experiences. * Leading, coaching, training, and supervising part-time employees and volunteers, guiding priorities within activities and tasks. * Managing operations during absence of higher level staff. * May assist the location manager in managing employee performance for success. * Assisting the St. Andrews Manager with aspects of interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff and volunteers. * Planning and assisting with activities and events for people of all ages. * Assisting library customers with downloading digital materials and troubleshooting a wide variety of devices and e-readers. * Assisting library customers with technology, internet, and software questions (examples include Microsoft Office, email, and online job applications). * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Actively supporting the needs of the library, including shelving materials; creating and maintaining displays; performing opening and closing procedures; maintaining supplies, statistics and cash reconciliations; cleaning, checking, and troubleshooting equipment; scheduling and confirming meeting room reservations; sustaining the library’s collection. * Paying careful attention to detail when handling library materials and completing established library processes to ensure the best possible experience for the customer. * Finding and promoting 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 library system for organizing and moving materials. Please visit the Richland Library website for more information about this job vacancy at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers.

Qualifications: Here are minimum requirements needed to be considered for this position: * Bachelor’s degree (two years college plus at least eight years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor’s degree). Transcript must be presented upon hire. * Preference for at least one year clerical 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 very good understanding of technology. * Ability to perform duties of the job functions; additional skills as required by job.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website. 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 within the online system; 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: $1,101.75 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately (via email or any other method); only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. And you may attach you resume and/or cover letter to your online application.


 

Submission Date: 10/27/2017

Job Title: Manager of Library Locations

Job Description: Suffolk Public Library is anchored by three locations but not limited by them. As a library system committed to community engagement, we want a Manager of Library Locations to help us come out from behind our desks, connect with our customers and transform our spaces to inspire learning and change in our community. We are looking for someone to manage our three library locations, coordinate facilities projects, coach front-line staff, and help set the standard for community-centered library services as part of our Executive Team.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Additional information can be found at: www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/careers/

Salary: $62,561 starting


 

Submission Date: 10/26/2017

Job Title: Assistant Professor/Arts & Letters Librarian

Job Description: The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor/Arts and Letters Librarian in the University Libraries to begin in Spring 2018. The Arts and Letters Librarian is a member of a team responsible for providing general and specialized research, instruction, outreach, and collection development services and reports to the Head of Public Services. The position has primary emphasis on arts and letters disciplines. Applications must be complete by November 20, 2017, to ensure full consideration.

Qualifications: Master's degree in library or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent education or experience. Education (coursework or degree) in an arts or letters discipline. Demonstrated experience using online databases and other types of research resources. Demonstrated ability to teach the concepts and skills of information literacy in both formal and informal settings.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: A job description of this tenure-track, Assistant Professor position and a link to the application form can be found here: http://jobs.usm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57423

Salary: The salary range for this position is $40,000 to $46,000 commensurate with qualifications.

Contact: Find out more about Southern Miss and University Libraries by visiting http://www.usm.edu/ and http://lib.usm.edu/.


Submission Date: 10/24/2017

Job Title: Library Public Services Manager

Job Description: The Office of Human Resources would like to announce the Library Public Services Manager Job Posting. Job Overview-The successful candidate will perform a variety of paraprofessional library work including managing various functions of the library Circulation/Front desk; supervise student workers, assisting library patrons, and assisting with the management of library collections and the payment of invoices.

Qualifications: Requirements- Bachelor’s degree is required along with a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Limestone College, willing to be flexible with work schedule but mainly able to work a Saturday rotation. May be needed to work some nights (including late nights during exams). Applicant must be a self-starter and be able to work both independently as well as in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must have Intermediate knowledge (Expert knowledge preferred) of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word, as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills. Previous library experience is preferred. Experience with various computer devices and Social Media applications preferred. The selected candidate must be willing to consent to, and pass, with satisfactory results, an investigative consumer report.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should complete the online application at http://my.limestone.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs and upload a cover letter and resume. *Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of the application. Limestone College is an equal opportunity employer. AA/EOE

Salary:

Contact: If you have additional questions regarding the position, you may direct them to Lizah Ismail iismail@limestone.edu


 

Submission Date: 10/23/2017

Job Title: Undergraduate Instruction Librarian

Job Description: Are you an innovative, leading edge, change-oriented librarian integrated into the life of the student body? Our search is extended for an undergraduate instruction librarian with 1-3 years of experience. This position is ideal for a part time instruction librarian with a little experience who wants a full time position or a full time librarian seeking change. Must demonstrate effective engagement, an understanding of learning preferences, excellence, and collegiality. Make a difference in our students' academic lives. MLIS or MLS required. Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching on the Gainesville, Atlanta , and Norcross campuses and a commitment to online delivery Teach sessions ranging in complexity from one-shots to one credit courses Deliver customized , course-specific instruction to students in all colleges Participate in library curriculum development Create new content for the Library's LibGuides and other web based discovery tools Provide reference support in both on ground and online venues Participate in library assessment and accreditation activities Serve the university community Other projects and duties as assigned

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Flexibility and initiative required to work in a dynamic small library with a strong student-centric service orientation MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution Experience with creative design and delivery of course-integrated instruction Experience in developing effective delivery technologies including LibGuides and LibAnswers or similar tools Team player able to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and library team members Initiative in promoting the Library 's instruction program Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and oral Dependable and collegial Instructional Competencies: Demonstrate excellence in a variety of teaching and learning strategies to enhance student achievement. Exhibit expertise in information literacy Foster critical thinking and analysis Deliver constructive feedback to student learners Engage with traditional or non-traditional learners Provide data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement

Type:

How to Apply: Apply at https://brenau.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Salary:

Contact: Trustee Library, Brenau University 770-534-6113


 

Submission Date: 10/18/2017

Job Title: Technical Services Librarian I

Job Description: Develops, administers and coordinates all activities of the Technical Services Department. Performs managerial duties related to Technical Services operations, staff and activities. The work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of the public library field, particularly as it relates to library automation and technical services. Reports to the Library Director and works with the State Library Consortium. Supervises technical services full time and part time staff. Examples of (but not limited to) Duties Performed *Catalogs library materials. *Knowledge of AACR2, LC Subject Headings, Dewey Classification, and MARC formats. *Responsible for on-line cataloging using NC Cardinal standards and criteria. *Updates holdings records; attaches holdings records. *Trains and supervises all technical services staff. *Delegates and oversees technical aspects of cataloging activity and the processing of all materials. *Responsible for the withdrawal of all library materials. *Coordinates cataloging activities with adult and children's services. Decides if gift materials meet library standards for inclusion into the collection. *Prepares informal and formal Technical Services reports for the Director. *Plans, organizes and implements special projects as needed, or as determined by Director. *Participates in professional organizations and attends continuing education workshops and meetings. *Oversees the management of library meeting rooms and reservations. The job may require after hours/on call duties related to emergencies that may arise with use of the meeting rooms. *Serves on cross functional, local, regional, and state workgroups and committees, as assigned. *Works closely with County Information Technology office on management of computers, software, and coordinates needed updates, inventory, troubleshooting, and maintenance. * Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS preferred, with experience in Technical Services. The Head of Technical Services should have a thorough knowledge of library cataloging and acquisitions, and must be able to work independently and accurately. 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 ensure attainment 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.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://www.caldwellcountync.org/hr/additional-application-information

Salary: $38,041.00

Contact: Lesley Mason 828-757-1288


 

Submission Date: 10/16/2017

Job Title: Librarian

Job Description: esponsible for providing reference, research and information literacy instruction to the campus community, using library materials in all formats. Will assist faculty, students and staff in development of research skills as well as teach patrons how to use the Library’s integrated catalog. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and maintenance of an environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Key Job Elements: Provide reference and assist all patrons with development of research skills. Create, write and update library publications, such as manuals, guides, bookmarks, bibliographies, subject guides and other information literacy/library promotional materials. Supervise any ILL services offered and contribute content to library web site. Serve as coordinator for collection development. Assist Director of Library in campus community outreach activities, ensuring that library collections meet user needs. Acquire new materials in all formats consistent with overall institutional strategic goals, the library’s collection development policy, and annual budget allocations. Review existing collections for continued curriculum relevance. Oversee repair and maintenance of library AV equipment as well as supervise processing, repair, binding of library materials, in cooperation with Technical Services Librarian. Assist Director of Library in strategic planning and preparation of the annual library budget. Oversee student workers in shelving and inventory of library materials and schedule their work hours to assist in coverage of the circulation desk. Develop, maintain library operations manual. Attend meetings and workshops, and seek additional opportunities for professional development. Other Duties as assigned. Organizational Relationships: Reports to: Director of the Library Supervises: Student Workers Interacts With: Technical services librarian, faculty, students, and staff ________________________________________________________________________________________ Position Requirements: Knowledge: d) Knowledge of subjects usually taught at a post-secondary institution e) Knowledge of integrated library systems, OCLC, MARC records and current technologies Skills: a) Fiscal and personnel management expertise. b) Excellent written and verbal communication skills. c) Strong interpersonal skills with both peer and subordinate personnel. d) Superior organizational skills 3. Abilities: a) Work effectively a team member to insure that departmental goals are met. b) Ability to work well within the principles and practices of collection development. c) Ability to teach information literacy skills d) Comfort level with expanding and contracting sphere of influence as required at times by the role. e) Ability to frequently lift 10 to 15 pounds. Work Environment & Notice Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term qualified individual with a disability means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description. Notice The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. EDMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. EDMC is a Veteran Friendly Employer.

Qualifications: - Master’s Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school. - At least 3 to 5 years experience working in a library in a post-secondary institution.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Visit https://edmccareers.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/795 and apply online today!

Salary:

Contact: You can contact Cody Walters at wwalters@southuniversity.edu or 803-935-4331 for more information


 

Submission Date: 09/29/2017

Job Title: Librarian III/Branch Manager

Job Description: Dorchester County Library seeks a dynamic individual to manage the St. George Headquarters Library. Excellent communication and customer service skills and a passion for working with people and technology are essential.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: • MLIS degree from ALA accredited program • 5-8 years of professional librarian exp. & 3-5 years of branch management experience • Must possess or be eligible to obtain a SC State Library Professional Certification • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are available online at www.dcl.lib.sc.us or at either location. Submit cover letter with resume and three references to: Human Resources, Dorchester County Library, 506 North Parler Avenue, St. George, SC 29477

Salary: $49,404 - $57,105 DOQ

Contact: hr@dcl.lib.sc.us


 

Submission Date: 09/28/2017

Job Title: Processing Archivist/Librarian I, Grade 23

Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Process and describe a wide variety of archival materials, including born digital content. •Perform preservation and conservation on existing and incoming collections. •Catalog archival collections in ArchiveSpace or current content management system according to professional and local archival practices. •Catalog materials utilizing relevant standards for archival description. •Utilize reporting and analysis features in ArchiveSpace or current content management system. •Contribute to grant-related project planning and implementation. •Promote archival collections through community outreach. •In collaboration with local history staff, participate in identifying content for inclusion in digital collections. •Supervise volunteers and student interns at the project level. •Remain aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action as needed. •Adhere to the Attendance and Punctuality Policy in the Employee Handbook. •Perform related tasks as required.

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: •MLS/MLIS from an accredited ALA library school, with concentration in archives and preservation, and a minimum of two years of archival work experience. •Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA) Certification preferred. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: •Thorough knowledge of professional archives management practices and standards. •Experience with preservation and conservation methods for paper, hardware and software, and ability to research best practices. •Experience using ArchiveSpace to manage collections. •Enthusiastic advocate for archives and special collections. •Demonstrated knowledge of DACS, EAD and RDA; demonstrated knowledge of controlled vocabularies including LOC subject headings and Getty vocabularies. •Some knowledge of genealogy and local history and genealogy research methods and techniques. •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and library patrons. •Ability to work independently, to prioritize and multi-task.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: An application can be obtained from our website at www.spartanburglibraries.org. Completed application, cover letter and application can be faxed to 864-596-3518, emailed to hr@infodepot.org or mailed to Spartanburg County Public Libraries, 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.

Salary: $38.000 annually

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk hr@infodepot.org 864-596-3500


 

Submission Date: 09/19/2017

Job Title: Librarian Youth Services Manager

Job Description: Under minimal supervision, is responsible for the physical plant and service operations of the St Helena Branch. Plans, directs, promotes and participates in the operations and activities in circulation, acquisitions, youth and information services. Exercises considerable judgment in making decisions concerning budgets, personnel and policy development. Works in a cooperative team relationship with the administrative team to ensure countywide development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures and to solve management problems.

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program Three (3) years public service experience in a public library with relevant coursework Previous management/supervisory experience strongly preferred Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification Valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS - PLEASE READ BEFORE PROCEEDING. A Beaufort County application must be completed and submitted for each position for which you apply. Please put the correct title of the position on your application. All open positions are listed on this site. The list is updated on Fridays after 2PM. Resumes may accompany an application, but do not take the place of an application. Please read the entire job description including any special instructions regarding your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. THIS INCLUDES UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS. Late applications will not be considered. Please note if the position has a definite closing date. If so, applications are due by 5:00 PM that day unless otherwise stated. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY OUR OFFICE AFTER 5:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applicants not contacted within 30 business days of a position's closing date may consider the position filled. You will need to print the application from this web site (see below) or pick up one from our office at 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC. You may mail or deliver your application in person. Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC 29902 All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. Click Here for Application

Salary: $23.72/hr


 

Submission Date: 09/15/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist - Information Services

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a Library Specialist which is a paraprofessional position with the majority of responsibilities centered on providing direct services to the public at a Library Services Desk in an academic environment. Duties include: processes library materials, routes requests, prepares materials for courier pickup, and responds to public requests for information using library resources. This full-time, 37.5 hours/week position requires a flexible schedule with the usual schedule being from Sunday through Thursday evenings and occasional weekends. The hours and days will vary during holidays and intercessions. Library Specialist responsibilities include: • Customer Service: Provides courteous information and research services at library services desk. Answers informational, research, and basic technology questions and refers in-depth questions to appropriate persons. Records interactions and statistics for assessment. Provides assistance with circulating technology equipment, copiers, scanners, and microfilm reader. Stays aware of and applies library policies and procedures. Routes complaints or problems to manager. E/40% • Library Integrated System: Checks library materials in and out and assists patrons in placing renewals, holds, and recalls for materials, equipment, and resources. Empties book drop and checks in materials on a timely basis. Routes materials to the appropriate location, shelf, or floor. Handles exceptions and special requests. Processes payments accurately. Creates and edits patron accounts. E/25% • Area Duties: Assists in technology equipment work processes including inventory; communicates issues for follow-up. Troubleshoots technology equipment and ensures correct working order at return and follows up with patrons accordingly. Record statistics on patron interactions. Assists with maintaining order in holding areas. Serves as evening/night search and paging coordinator. Processes paging requests, coordinates searches for missing items, maintains accurate statistics. Oversees tasks of evening student assistants and communicate performance to student trainer and supervisor. E/15% • Area Support: Provides back-up for information services and research services team members at the Library Services Desk and in all area duties. Provides facility assistance on weekend shifts by reporting any power outages, water leaks, or other facility issues to appropriate emergency personnel. Handles emergency situations using policies and procedures as a guide. Refers patrons or situations to appropriate staff or department as applicable. Serves on Unit and Libraries groups, teams, or committees as assigned or elected. E/10% • Compliance, Safety, and Training: Complies with University, State, and Federal requirements. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Participates in staff development program. E/10%

Qualifications: Qualifications: Minimum: High school diploma and relevant library experience of at least one year. A Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for work experience. Preferred: 1-3 years of library or clerical experience and/or previous customer service experience. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: • Ability to meet production deadlines. • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness and thoroughness. • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative. • Ability to perform detailed and complex routines. • Curiosity, analytical thinking and problem solving ability. • Knowledge of library practices and procedures. Competencies: Communication, Customer Service Focus, Technical Knowledge/Competence; Teamwork; Managing Self Additional Comments: Must be able to lift up to twenty (20)/move materials up to fifty (50) pounds.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Process: • 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 ‘External Applicant Job Board’ link. • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Library Specialist’ Job ID #102147. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and resume documents. • This position will close on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Salary: $27,000-$31,000

Contact: Hiring Manager - Fredda Owens - FMEALOR@clemson.edu HR Manager - Kristy Snider - klsnide@clemson.edu


 

Submission Date: 09/14/2017

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant - Information Services

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a Library Technical Assistant to create a positive impression of the Clemson Libraries by providing exemplary customer services. This position will respond to informational and research questions and refers in-depth questions to appropriate employees. This position will be responsible for circulating library materials, equipment, and resources as well as staying aware of library policies and procedures. This part-time, time-limited 20-hour/week position requires a flexible schedule with availability on nights and weekends. The hours and days will vary during holidays and intercessions. Library Technical Assistant responsibilities include: • Customer Service: Provides courteous information and research services at library services desk. Answers informational, research, and basic technology questions and refers in-depth questions to appropriate persons. Records interactions and statistics for assessment. Provides assistance with circulating technology equipment, copiers, scanners, and microfilm reader. Stays aware of and applies library policies and procedures. Routes complaints or problems to manager. E/40% • Area Support: Provides back-up for information services and research services team members at the Library Services Desk and in all area duties. Follows up with patrons on overdue items. Conducts inventory and troubleshoots technology equipment. Serves on Unit and Libraries groups, teams, or committees as assigned or elected. E/20% • Library Integrated System: Checks library materials in and out and assists patrons in placing renewals, holds, and recalls for materials, equipment, and resources. Empties book drop and checks in materials on a timely basis. Routes materials to the appropriate location, shelf, or floor. Handles exceptions and special requests. Processes payments accurately. Creates and edits patron accounts. E/20% • Area Duties: Provides virtual reference service by answering patron questions via email, chat, and text. E/10% • Compliance, Safety, and Training: Complies with University, State, and Federal requirements. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Participates in staff development program. E/10%

Qualifications: Qualifications: Minimum: High school diploma and relevant library experience of at least one year. A Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for work experience. Preferred: 1-3 years of library or clerical experience and/or previous customer service experience. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: • Ability to meet production deadlines. • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness and thoroughness. • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative. • Ability to perform detailed and complex routines. • Curiosity, analytical thinking and problem solving ability. • Knowledge of library practices and procedures. Competencies: Communication, Customer Service Focus, Technical Knowledge/Competence; Teamwork; Managing Self Additional Comments: Must be able to lift up to twenty (20)/move materials up to fifty (50) pounds.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Application Process: • 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 ‘External Applicant Job Board’ link. • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Library Technical Assistant’ Job ID #102143. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and resume documents. • This position will close on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Salary: $12,600-$15,000

Contact: Fredda Owens - Hiring manager - FMEALOR@clemson.edu Kristy Snider - HR Manager - klsnide@clemson.edu


 

Submission Date: 09/14/2017

Job Title: Librarian I Information Services

Job Description: Responsible for providing innovative reference, information and readers’ advisory services in-person and online. Provides individualized research consultation. Identifies, evaluates, integrates and provides instruction of print and electronic information resources and new technologies. Provides outreach and service to the community, develops, implements and evaluates adult programming for a diverse community both inside and outside of the library.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited school Public library experience working in a reference/information services position preferred Must be eligible for South Carolina State Library certification Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license Must be dependable, motivated and customer services oriented

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS - PLEASE READ BEFORE PROCEEDING. A Beaufort County application must be completed and submitted for each position for which you apply. Please put the correct title of the position on your application. All open positions are listed on this site. The list is updated on Fridays after 2PM. Resumes may accompany an application, but do not take the place of an application. Please read the entire job description including any special instructions regarding your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. THIS INCLUDES UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS. Late applications will not be considered. Please note if the position has a definite closing date. If so, applications are due by 5:00 PM that day unless otherwise stated. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY OUR OFFICE AFTER 5:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applicants not contacted within 30 business days of a position's closing date may consider the position filled. You will need to print the application from this web site (see below) or pick up one from our office at 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC. You may mail or deliver your application in person. Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC 29902 All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. Click Here for Application

Salary: $22.26/hr

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Submission Date: 09/13/2017

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Job Description: The Richland Library seeks a Maintenance Technician. This individual is energetic and outgoing, with a positive attitude. The individual we seek is a dependable individual who strives to give excellent customer service, and possesses great communications and organizational skills. This individual will be responsible for a wide range of Operations Department duties including minor maintenance work, processing of materials, setting up conference rooms for various meetings/programs. Here are some of the things you would be doing if serving in this position: * Assembling and installing library equipment. * Performing minor electrical repairs on light fixtures. * Assisting in the maintenance of library vehicles. * Under direction, troubleshooting and repairing a wide variety of mechanical and electrical equipment and systems. * Delivering books, supplies, furniture, appliances, money, and other materials to designated locations. * Receiving, processing, and delivering mail and parcels. * Verifying receipt of materials against packing lists and purchase orders. * Maintaining library grounds. * Arranging rooms for meetings. * Performing various other duties as required or assigned. Please visit out website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: Here are the minimum requirements needed to be considered for this position: * High school education or equivalent combination of training and experience. * Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Copy of driving record must be provided upon hire. * Physical strength to lift and handle heavy boxes, equipment, etc.; ability to move around easily and continuously. * Some experience in maintenance work highly desirable; aptitude for maintenance work required. * Ability to perform the job.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at 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 within the online system; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully.

Salary: $1,101.75 biweekly salary, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed.


Submission Date: 09/13/2017

Job Title: Research and Readers Advisory Manager

Job Description: Richland Library seeks a dynamic and public-service-oriented professional for the position of “Research and Readers Advisory Manager”. Reporting to the Director of Library Experience, Main, this individual performs professional and supervisory work in public service areas by initiating, planning, and overseeing programming and outreach services to adults both with the library and in the community. The individual we are looking for is a very good communicator, both in writing and speaking; who understands the importance of keeping all staff on the same page, and of leading them in effectively modeling enthusiasm and commitment to the library’s mission, values, and strategic plan. Strong readers advisory experience is a must! Here are some of the things you would be doing if selected for this important position: * Managing the Research Center and readers advisory services; developing and implementing readers advisory service and training readers advisors. * Interviewing, selecting, and training staff, including staff for Research Center and staff from other departments with expertise in readers advisory. * Approving staff leave and scheduling. * Creating and maintaining weekly desk schedule on a rotating basis; assigning and supervising duties of unit staff and readers advisory. * Evaluating performance of unit staff and providing input on performance of readers advisory staff from other departments. * Representing the library at community and group meetings. * Serving as night or weekend supervisor for library system as needed. * Providing bibliographic instruction. * Managing major projects related to the Research Center and readers advisory services. * Preparing community analysis and conducting surveys regarding current and future programming needs. Actively seeking program presenters and exhibitions. Developing partnerships with the community to provide programs and services. Preparing and delivering speeches to community groups. * Advising in the selection of materials, delegating the maintenance of the collections, reading professional literature, and reviewing as appropriate to correspond with current and future library programs. Planning, coordinating, organizing, and providing various cultural, recreational and educational related programs for adults. * Providing direct assistance to customers with basic information regarding use of library materials, equipment, and services. Delivering readers advisory services. * Initiating, planning, and conducting a variety of programs and activities to encourage the use of the library, including films in coordination with appropriate departments and special events, reading clubs, and college and community outreach. * Performing output measurement of library service, collecting and analyzing other statistical data on research programs and services. Please visit out website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: Here are the minimum requirements needed to be considered for this position: * ALA accredited MLS degree. Transcripts must be presented upon hire. * Eligible for or holds South Carolina Certification. * At least two years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing after receiving degree; including strong readers advisory experience, which may have been as pre-professional. * Subject specialization or second Masters may be required. * Valid driver’s license with safe driving record. * Ability to perform job functions.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications 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 within the online system; 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:

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: 803-929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com 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: 09/06/2017

Job Title: Annual Support Coordinator

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking a knowledgeable professional for the position of “Annual Support Coordinator”. Reporting to the Development Director, this individual performs various coordination duties for the Development Office, including work with Richland Library’s support organization, and administrative duties for the Development Office. Besides items listed under “Minimum Requirements,” the following are some important qualifications: * Knowledge of nonprofit organizations and of the community * Ability to work effectively with representatives of the private sector and corporate community * Positive rapport with business and community leaders * Ability to work well with support groups composed of community volunteers; and to provide successful fundraising events. Here are some of the things you would be doing if selected for this important position: * Creating and implementing the support organization’s annual giving program aligned with annual support goals, including identifying, cultivating and soliciting Literary Circle level ($500-$5,000) donors; managing direct mail solicitation; and managing the employee giving campaign. * Soliciting Literary Circle level donors by mail or in person. * Ensuring proper donor recognition, stewardship, and information confidentiality. * Creating and implementing strategies and tactics to broaden the donor base. * Creating and implementing donor cultivation and stewardship events including support organization Annual Meeting. * Working with the Development Director in creating and implementing an annual signature event for the support organization, including solicitation of corporate event sponsorships. * Coordinating the work of Annual Support and Special Events Committees of support organization board. * Establishing annual support fundraising goals and guiding annual support fundraising efforts. * Documenting and reporting annual support progress. * Creating, implementing, and monitoring the support organization annual budget. * Coordinating financial and accounting functions for purchases by Development Office and by support organization in accordance with Library Finance Office guidelines, including requisitions, purchase orders, and check generation and processing of checks, using MUNIS financial software. * Assisting in various other aspects of the work of the Development Office. * Working with Marketing & Digital Strategy and Community Relations departments on publicity and communications; and working closely with Finance Office and support organization Treasurer. * Working closely with various Library staff to utilize available resources and talents to support fundraising efforts of the support organization, particularly related to special events. * Coordinating appropriate recognition and publicity for support organization Board members’ work. Please visit out website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, public relations, or any other area of study relevant to the job. Preference may be given for a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. (Transcripts must be presented upon hire.) * Four (4) years of relevant work experience, including experience with a nonprofit. Preference for other closely related work experience: fundraising, coordinating a volunteer group, public library work, etc. * Other combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered for possible equivalency. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required; familiarity with MUNIS and Raiser’s Edge preferred. * General working knowledge of accounting principles. * Valid driver’s license and safe driving history; availability of personal vehicle when needed.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. (Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.)

Salary: $40,365.00 minimum (negotiable)

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com 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 within the online system; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully.


Submission Date: 08/31/2017

Job Title: Librarian Youth Services Manager

Job Description: Under minimal supervision, is responsible for the physical plant and service operations of the St Helena Branch. Plans, directs, promotes and participates in the operations and activities in circulation, acquisitions, youth and information services. Exercises considerable judgment in making decisions concerning budgets, personnel and policy development. Works in a cooperative team relationship with the administrative team to ensure countywide development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures and to solve management problems.

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program • Three (3) years public service experience in a public library with relevant coursework • Previous management/supervisory experience strongly preferred • Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification • Valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: • A Beaufort County application must be completed and submitted for each position for which you apply. Please put the correct title of the position on your application. • Resumes may accompany an application, but do not take the place of an application. • Please read the entire job description including any special instructions regarding your application. • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. THIS INCLUDES UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS. • Late applications will not be considered. Please note if the position has a definite closing date. If so, applications are due by 5:00 PM that day unless otherwise stated. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY OUR OFFICE AFTER 5:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. • Applicants not contacted within 30 business days of a position's closing date may consider the position filled. • You will need to print the application from this web site (see below) or pick up one from our office at 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC. • You may mail or deliver your application in person. • Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 • Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC 29902 • All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.

Salary: Salary: $23.72 hr

Contact: http://www.bcgov.net/employment


Submission Date: 08/30/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist, Arts & Sciences: Library/Academic Success Center (ASC), Midlands Technical College

Job Description: This is a paraprofessional position under the supervision of the Director of the Library. Responsibilities are centered on providing effective reference and public service at the circulation/reference desk in a combined library/academic success center environment. This is a contract position, no benefits. Duties include: Providing circulation services using automated modules and ensuring adherence to all circulation policies and procedures. Answering basic and intermediate reference questions successfully using an array of reference and information resources: refers questions to reference librarian when necessary as appropriate. Knowledge and ability to use electronic databases. Assisting patrons with photocopiers, printers and computers. Maintenance of photocopiers, printers , computers, etc. Shelving books and periodicals to include shelf reading when required. Assisting with inter-library loan (ILL). Supporting librarians and performing other duties to assist with the efficient operation of the library. Knowledge and Skills: Ability to follow library policies and procedures aptitude for computers and software applications, excellent communication skills both verbal and written and strong customer service skills. Knowledge of Integrated Library Systems (ILS), preferably SirsiDynix. Location : 316 S. Beltline Blvd., Columbia, SC 29205 Beltline Campus Library

Qualifications: Preferred experience: An associate degree with two (2) years' experience in library work; or a high school diploma and four (4) years' experience in library work. Successful candidate should possess the ability to analyze job duties and select the best way to accomplish individual tasks, demonstrate initiative, exhibit good computer skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and provide excellent customer service. Should also possess the ability to make sound judgments. Knowledge of technology is necessary.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Please e-mail resume to Florence Mays, Library Director at maysf@midlandstech.edu. No phone calls please. Position is open until filled.

Salary: $10.00-$12.00 per hour

Contact: Flo De Guzman Administrative Assistant


 

Submission Date: 08/28/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist

Job Description: This is a paraprofessional position, with most responsibilities centered on providing effective reference and public service at the circulation/reference desk in a combined library/academic success center environment. Duties include: Providing circulation and reference services; Maintaining accurate shelving of books and periodicals; Assisting patrons with photocopiers and printers; Knowledge of electronic databases; Must be able to provide computer support to students using various software products; Assisting with special projects; Supporting librarians; Performs other duties to assist with the efficient operation of the library. Work hours: Monday-Thursday, 12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (No work when classes are not in session or when college is closed.) Location: Northeast Campus 151 Powell Road., BA 110 Columbia, SC 29203

Qualifications: Preferred experience: An associate degree with two (2) years' experience in library work; or a high school diploma and four (4) years' experience in library work. Successful candidate should possess the ability to analyze job duties and select the best way to accomplish individual task. Must demonstrate good customer service, communication skills and possess the ability to make sound judgments. Knowledge of computers and technology is necessary.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Please e-mail resume to Florence Mays, Library Director at maysf@midlandstech.edu. No phone calls please. Position is open until filled.

Salary: $10.00-$11.00 per hour

Contact: Flo De Guzman Admin. Assistant 822-3248


 Submission Date: 08/24/2017

Job Title: Safety and Security Manager

Job Description: Richland Library presently seeks to hire a dedicated and highly competent professional to serve in the position of “Safety and Security Manager” for the library system. Reporting to the Richland Library’s Chief Operating Officer, the individual will provide leadership and direction to the Safety and Security department, with system-wide responsibilities. In this important role, he/she will work closely with senior-level management as well as various other levels of staff, to meet the safety and security requirements, needs, and objectives. Besides the requirements listed under “Minimum Requirements”, the following are some of the important qualifications: * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Knowledge of the goals and objectives of the public library; ability to learn basic library organization, terminology and materials; ability and desire to align individual and departmental contributions with the Richland Library’s goals and objectives. * Ability to select, train, supervise and manage security staff; ability to support and actively promote team activities and team members within the Safety and Security department. * Ability to work well with both the public and the overall staff of the library. * Ability to work well with technical equipment, hardware, and software involved in the job; and interest in continually acquiring, implementing, and using pertinent new technical skills and knowledge. If you believe you are the right person for this position, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible! Here are some of the things you would be doing if selected for this important position: * Plan, organize, and implement security functions and procedures to protect system-wide library customers, premises, property, materials, equipment, library employees, and visitors. * Promote personal safety of all premises. * Establish/maintain positive relationship with local law enforcement agencies. * Represent Richland Library with membership in relevant groups and committees. * Train security staff, non-security staff, and others, on subjects of library security and safety best practices. * Lead and maintain, in all security staff, a pleasant, respectful, and professional demeanor for all contacts with the public, with emphasis on a positive impression of the library and its services. * Work daily with the public and staff to interpret, explain, and enforce the “Code of Conduct” to provide an atmosphere conducive to appropriate use of facilities and services of the library. * Work cooperatively and productively with managers and administration in carrying out the job and in promoting goals and objectives of the library. * Ensure continuous usage of the entrance authorization procedures, the card key systems, and other monitoring for buildings; implement and update staff identification card procedures and systems. * Coordinate all matters involving library-controlled parking and traffic; and enforce towing of unauthorized vehicles as necessary. * Conduct regular safety and security orientation for new full-time employees of Main Library; plan for effective safety/security orientation for all other employees; and reinforce/update knowledge with existing employees. * To an appropriate and limited extent, counsel staff on basic matters of law, as well as of policy and procedure, relating to safety and security matters of the library. * Recommend security and safety related policy to administration, and continually revise, update, and publicize written security/safety manuals. * Collaborate on planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating effective, current systems for security of library materials, as well as for security of equipment, property, money, staff, resources, and the public. * Investigate and analyze accidents involving customers, staff, and library property, with a goal of prevention, as well as meeting requirements relating to reporting, insurance, legal issues, etc. * Plan/implement constant patrols of entire Main Library building, secondarily emphasizing patrols of exterior premises and property; and the same to the extent appropriate with other library locations. * Maintain high levels of visibility and vigilance for security/safety purposes and positive public relations. * Investigate and record security/safety incidents daily; maintain appropriate documentation and files; analyze and respond to incident reports; and communicate in a timely manner to administration. * Plan and administer necessary preparations and procedures for closings, emergency evacuations, unusual events and situations, as well as routine problems. * Respond as necessary to fire and burglar alarms and other emergencies on a 24-hour basis at Main building and all other library locations. * Administer first aid to injured staff and customers, as well as appropriate assistance in other medical emergencies. * Coordinate security matters for all special events involving the library and its facilities and property. * Manage security staff for entire library system; prepare and implement schedules and rotations for adequate coverage; coordinate recruitment and selection; train, supervise, evaluate, and maintain performance quality; inspect security staff performance of duties during all work hours; and arrange, coordinate, and supervise appropriate back-up Security staff. * Remain knowledgeable of OSHA, ADA, Fire Department, and various other appropriate regulations; and advise management of necessary action for compliance. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further information.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree. Additional training specific to law enforcement strongly preferred. (Transcripts must be provided upon hire.) * At least two (2) years’ recent experience related to law-enforcement or security work. Experience must include work in administration, management, and supervision; in working with the public; and in conducting training related to safety/security. * Experience in training law enforcement or security personnel; general (non-security) staff regarding security matters; and general public on topics relevant to the safety and security field. * Valid driver’s license and good driving record; availability of dependable transportation for all hours and to all locations. * Clean criminal record and drug free. * Ability to perform job functions.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at 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. 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 within the online system; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully.

Salary: Minimum $2,250 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office (803) 929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed.

 


 

Submission Date: 08/24/2017

Job Title: Children's Services/Young Adult Librarian

Job Description: Develops, schedules and presents age appropriate children and young adult programs and activities which include handling the registration process for programs and preparing all support materials needed, i.e. craft materials, name tags, audio-visual materials, booklists, etc. Acts as a liaison between elementary, middle and high schools and the Library, and represents the Library regarding elementary and young adult activities throughout the community. Plans and provides outreach programming throughout the community or library system as needed. Coordinates with other children’s services personnel as required to provide coordinated system-wide children’s programming and services. Provides basic readers’ advisory and reference services; assists Library patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library, including the Internet, online catalog and electronic databases; interprets Library policies and procedures to the public. Performs circulation duties. Checks books in and out; registers patrons for library cards; places holds on books as requested; reserves audio-visual equipment as requested; processes inter-library loan requests; inspects returned materials for damage; verifies due date; computes and receives fines. And other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: - Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. - Must possess Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library. - Must possess valid state driver’s license. - Requires two years and up to and including five years

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: www.dcl.lib.sc.us/employment

Salary: $41,721 - $47,105

Contact: hr@dcl.lib.sc.us


Submission Date: 08/18/2017

Job Title: St. Andrews Librarian, Full-time (VAC 3600-20)

Job Description: Richland Library St. Andrews is seeking a customer-focused leader with a passion for library programming and collections to play a key role in our newly renovated library. The ideal candidate is a team player and has a positive attitude to engage with customers, both internal and external. This person has excellent technology skills and is a terrific communicator who understands the importance of keeping everyone on the same page. This person has demonstrated experience working with customers of all ages, a strong, demonstrated knowledge of their interests, and a commitment to their well-being. This person is able to create partnerships maximizing resources and services. Richland Library St. Andrews serves northwest Richland County and is located just 7 miles from downtown Columbia. The library is located on Broad River Road and is one of 4 library locations offering Sunday hours. This library location is near Columbia High School, St. Andrews Middle School, and Pine Grove, Sandel, HB Rhame, and Seven Oaks Elementary Schools. Many of the library’s customers use the library for access to technology and Wi-Fi. If you feel like you are the right person for this position, we encourage you to apply! All Richland Library employees are committed to: • Effectively demonstrating characteristics of being energetic, outgoing, and strongly customer-service oriented, including the application of Richland Library’s customer engagement standards. • Greeting customers & successfully ascertaining individualized needs and/or requirements for each customer. • Engaging, encouraging, and assisting diverse customers in all areas of the Library in a welcoming, professional, and respectful manner. The following are among the various duties you may be performing in this position: • Assisting Manager and librarians with the overall management and leadership of the library, including helping to keep the workflow properly moving and meeting customer experience expectations. • Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. • Assisting customers with technology, equipment, materials, procedures, and information. • Assisting with planning and leading programs, tours, book talks, multi-media programs, and technology programs in the library or outreach activities in the community. • May be leading, coaching, training, and supervising employees and volunteers, guiding priorities within activities and tasks. • Maintaining awareness of new title and additions to the collection. • Promoting the use of the library’s collection. • Overseeing the library operations during absence of higher level staff. • Assisting with the coordination and delivery of arts, multimedia and maker programs. • Leveraging community experts, coaches and mentors for services and programs in order to meet customer need and interests. • Developing and delivering library programs in sync with the diverse educational, recreational and personal needs and interests of local customers. • Diagnosing problems, building and repairing machines, making things, learning new skills, and critically thinking through new concepts. • Develop collaborative partnerships that engage with the community. • Supporting the needs of the library, including completion of opening and closing procedures, maintaining supplies, statistics, cleaning, checking, and trouble-shooting equipment, shelving materials and sustaining the library’s collection. Requirements you need to be considered for this job: • ALA accredited MLS degree. Transcripts must be presented upon hire. • Eligible for or holds South Carolina certification. • Specialized subject knowledge or skills developed through work experience where appropriate. • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record. • Ability to perform job functions. Basic information about the job: Location, salary, hours • Where: Richland Library St. Andrews ** 2916 Broad River Rd. Columbia, SC 29210 • Salary: $1,505.25 biweekly salary, plus benefits • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekend hours (Job Classification Level 111) ** Richland Library may change assigned work location and schedule of any job dependent upon needs of the system. This job will involve your being “on the move” in our libraries: It will include standing, walking, crouching, stooping, squatting, twisting, climbing, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, and lifting up to 25 pounds. Why the Richland Library? Ø Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a great variety of literary and cultural programs and 11 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library offers a truly customized, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike. Ø Our exceptional, diverse staff are passionate about serving our community. Become a part of our team and help change the way our customers work, play, create, and communicate. Ø We are guided by our shared Vision: “to enhance the quality of life for our entire community”; and by strategic objectives including advancing our community, having an engaged staff who make a significant positive difference, and enhancing the experience and outcomes of customers who interact with Richland Library. Ø As part of staying fresh, current, engaged, and energized, our staff look for appropriate and effective ways to have fun at work, individually and as employee groups. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. 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, and you may attach your resume and/or cover letter with your online application. The Richland Library is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. For more information about our Library system, explore the Richland Library website at www.richlandlibrary.com.

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Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit https://www.richlandlibrary.com/careers to apply.