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: 07/25/2017

 

Job Title: Director of Children’s Services, Grade 30

 

Job Description: HOURS: FLSA exempt position, equivalent to non-exempt 40 hour position. Occasional nights and weekends as needed. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Oversees Children’s Services for all locations of Spartanburg County Public Libraries, providing guidance for children’s librarians and assistants in the areas of program development and reader’s advisory for children from birth through age 12 • Keeps informed of new practices in the area of Children’s Services, including Every Child Ready to Read, and develops strategies to implement best practices for children throughout the SCPL system • Oversees the Youth Services team, which includes librarians and assistants from all SCPL locations, scheduling meetings and providing training for the team • Oversees a large programming budget which includes system-wide coverage of Summer Reading materials and performers and Every Child Ready to Read materials • Guides the work of a creative team to implement the Libraries’ Board of Trustees’ strategic goals around programs, staff, collection and environment • Directly supervises the staff of the Children’s Department at the Headquarters Library including scheduling staff and providing training and outreach opportunities for staff • Creates and maintains strong/positive relationships with the community, staff and vendors • Participates in local community initiatives related to children, including attending meetings and serving on boards or committees

 

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: ALA/MLS from an accredited ALA library school. • 2 or more years of experience in a supervisory role and 3 or more years of experience working in Children’s Services KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: • Knowledge of best practices for children in a library environment, including Every Child Ready to Read • Extensive knowledge of children’s literature and reader’s advisory practices as they relate to children • Skills in creative and critical thinking, budget analysis and development, team building, and strategic planning as well as skills in project implementation • Ability to develop the Library’s mission, vision and goals into successful strategic and operational initiatives and to encourage and involve staff in the planning process • Must be able to analyze and implement efficient workflows and systems and to effectively collaborate with Library staff and partners as well as the ability to creatively problem-solve, negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive and inclusive manner and model a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal/communication skills, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines and lead and motivate high productivity teams • Ability to identify technological and other opportunities for increased efficiencies and improved customer service and to foresee future trends and advance the positive reputation of the Spartanburg County Public Libraries • Proven experience in fiscal management, leadership, supervision, project management and working with teams to address specified goals with demonstrated positive interpersonal skills

 

Type: Full Time

 

How to Apply: Cover letter, resume and application can be mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306 or faxed to 864-596-3518, attention Human Resources. An application can be obtained on our website at www.spartanburglibraries.org.

 

Salary: $53,471 per year minimum

Contact: Human Resources at 864-596-3500 or hr@infodepot.org.

 


 

Submission Date: 07/24/2017

Job Title: Library Services Assistant

Job Description: Performs paraprofessional library work to include maintenance of circulation files and materials. Assists faculty librarians and library staff members in serving library users. The Library Services Assistant is responsible for supervising up to twenty student workers.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: High school diploma and three years of strong administrative or customer service experience. Bachelor's degree preferred. Previous library work experience preferred. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. A valid driver's license and safe driving history. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of administrative operations, processes, techniques and procedures. Knowledge of library systems, organization, research methodology and procedures. Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness and thoroughness in work. Ability to precisely follow systematic methods of work. Ability to supervise the work of others. Must maintain good relationships and communications with faculty, staff, students, and the Lander community. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office. Must have the ability to learn integrated library systems. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday (Position is required to work one evening per week during the academic year.) Class Code: CD10 – State Title: Library Technical Assistant Position #: 000137 – Band: 03

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.sc.gov and received by August 2, 2017. Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged. See position status at www.lander.edu/hr. Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. The duties and responsibilities of this position require that all applicants be subject to the customary background review, including a credit report. AA/EOE/ADA/Title IX

Salary: Hire Range: $26,000 – $30,000 annually 


 

Submission Date: 07/24/2017

Job Title: Security Officer

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a Security Officer to assist the Security Supervisor in safety and loss prevention functions related to R.M. Cooper Library and branches. Responds to safety and security situations. Performs quickly in emergency and evacuation situations. Performs other duties as assigned. The Security Officer will perform other duties as necessary. Security Officer responsibilities include: • Security Desk: Reads officer reports and conveys important information to next shift. Checks badge and security camera activity on all shifts. Conducts badge reports to check for use outside of authorized hours. Records gate counts. Registers groups for banner space. Files security reports. Responds to all system alarms. Answers and forward intercom calls and releases and open doors. Stays current with trespass notice files. Locks and unlocks doors or turns on and off horns in access control system. Run reports on demand. Provides temp badges as needed. Maintains accurate inventory records in lost and found database. Assists patrons and students with questions regarding Library and campus. E/40% • Building Security: Responds to safety and security situations. Monitors noise and enforces library policies. Monitors events on site. Files incident reports. Checks fire stairwells and public areas for obstructions and resolve issues. Conducts rounds, fire extinguisher checks and report deficiencies to Facilities. Submit routine work orders. Reviews evacuation and emergency procedures with Security Supervisor. E/40% • Customer Service: Assists students and patrons with questions regarding R.M. Cooper and campus. E/10% • Compliance, Safety and Training: Complies with University, State and Federal requirements. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Participates in staff development programs which may include safety, security and other job-related courses and workshops. Successfully completes the following required training: CPR/1st aid/AED, Active Shooter, Dealing with Difficult patrons and customer service training. E/10% • Adheres to and complies with all university policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: A high school diploma with 1+ years of related experience. Preferred Qualifications in addition to the minimum qualifications: 1-3 years of security experience. Reliability and good attendance record needed. Physical Requirements: Must be able to raise up and move up to 20 lbs.’ walk/move about; ascend/descend stairs; position self to stoop, kneel, crawl; communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself; recognize or inspect visually; extend hands and arms in any direction; use smell to detect odors; perceive, observe, clarity of vision.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Process: • Prepare a résumé and cover letter outlining your knowledge, skills and abilities. • Use an internet browser to access the Clemson University Human Resources website at http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html • Select the ‘Internal Applicant Job Board’ link (if current employee). • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Admin. Specialist II – Security Officer Job ID #101935. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and résumé documents. • This position will close on July 27, 2017.

Salary: $22,182-$26,000

Contact: Kristy Snider - 864-656-3026

 


 

Submission Date: 07/24/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a Library Specialist to provide exceptional services to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons, as well as process and maintain collections, manage student employees, and perform a variety of technical library procedures and other duties as assigned in support of the daily operations of the Education Media Center. The Library Specialist may perform other duties as necessary. Library Specialist responsibilities include: Patron Services: Provides quality circulation, basic reference, and technology assistance at the service desk, on the phone, and online via email and chat. Processes patron space, technology, and collection requests. Assists with other patron services and the maintenance of all associated equipment and supplies. Addresses circulation and patron concerns adhering to established policies and procedures. Continuously documents patron activities and informs Library Manager of important interactions. E/35% Library Operations: Maintains organized and inventoried collections, conducting item searches and communicating with patrons as needed. Processes addition and removal of course reserve, technology, and assessment material collection items. Coordinates processing of all label and catalog corrections, repairs, replacements, relocations, discards, and donations. Assists with maintaining technology collection and facility. Effectively communicates with Library Manager concerning all library operations responsibilities. E/35% • Student Management: Hires, trains, schedules, determines and coordinates tasks, conducts performance reviews, and discusses and implements disciplinary actions concerning student employees. Effectively documents activities and properly completes all associated paperwork. Plans and implements student employee appreciation activities. Maintains online procedure manual. Communicates and collaborates with Library Manager as needed. E/25% • Compliance, Safety, and Training: Maintains knowledge of and complies with University, state, and federal requirements. Ensures the safety and security of all employees, patrons, and collections. Responds to facility, weather, and all other emergencies according to established policies and procedures. Attends required meetings, participates in relevant professional development opportunities, and serves on Clemson University Libraries committees. E/ 5% Adheres to and complies with all university policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: A high school diploma and relevant library or customer service experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for work experience. Preferred Qualifications in addition to the minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1+ year of library or supervisory experience with demonstrated reliability, attention to detail, and proficiency with MS Office products.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Process: • Prepare a résumé and cover letter outlining your knowledge, skills and abilities. • Use an internet browser to access the Clemson University Human Resources website at http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html • Select the ‘Internal Applicant Job Board’ link (if current employee). • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Library Specialist’ Job ID #101942. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and résumé documents. • This position will close on July 31, 2017.

Salary: $27,000-$31,000

Contact: Kristy Snider - 864-656-3026

 


 

Submission Date: 07/20/2017

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant

Job Description: Summary: Reporting to the Head of Reference and Instruction, the Library Technical Assistant provides administrative support for the department including most daily operation procedures. Supervises the department’s student employees. Work Performed: Provide basic reference and technical assistance to patrons. Manage daily operations of the Federal Depository Library Program. Hire, train, and supervise the department’s student employees. Compile or create various department reports. Assist with opening the library in the mornings. Perform collection maintenance for the department. Assist librarians with collection development and management. Create and carry out department’s community events, marketing, and information displays. Provide administrative support for the department. Substitute in Circulation Department when needed. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Associate’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience in an academic library considered Experience: Applicants must have excellent organizational, customer service and written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively independently and as part of a team. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of common library resources, automated systems, online catalogs, and library databases. Basic knowledge of the Federal Depository Library Program. Ability to process library materials. Ability to train and supervise student employees. Training on the Library automated system will be provided if necessary. Applicants with previous academic library experience preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=csu&jobId=33104⟨=en_US&source=CC2

Salary:

Contact: Head of Reference and Instruction Ruth Castillo 843-863-7945 rcastillo@csuniv.edu


 

Job Title: Research and Education Informationist/Librarian

Job Description: The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is recruiting for a Research and Education Informationist to join an exciting and evolving team. The position will serve as a liaison to MUSC’s undergraduate nursing program, and some of the programs in our College of Health Professions. Research and Education Services Librarian/Informationist Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Libraries Charleston, South Carolina The Medical University of South Carolina Libraries invites applications for the position of Research and Education Services Librarian/Informationist. The MUSC Libraries seeks a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Research and Education Informationist. The Research and Education Informationist will provide education and research support services to teaching, clinical, and research faculty and health professions students. The Informationist will actively serve as liaison to the undergraduate programs in the College of Nursing and select programs in the College of Health Professions. This position reports to the Associate Director of Libraries and will work in a flexible, team-oriented, highly collaborative environment. A broad scope of work and activities are within this position, including expert search services, teaching and education, research consultations, and community engagement to MUSC students, faculty, and staff in the health sciences. An ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science is required. New Librarians are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at http://jobs.library.musc.edu/ The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: ALA- accredited Master's degree in Library Science is required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Review of applications will begin August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at http://jobs.library.musc.edu/

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Heather Holmes, MLIS, AHIP Associate Director of Libraries Medical University of South Carolina 171 Ashley Avenue, Suite 443 MSC 403 Charleston, SC 29425 843-792-0065 holmesh@musc.edu


 

Submission Date: 07/19/2017

Job Title: Job Posting: Research and Education Services Librarian, Charleston, SC

Job Description: Research and Education Services Librarian/Informationist Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Libraries Charleston, South Carolina The MUSC Libraries seeks a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Research and Education Informationist. The Research and Education Informationist will provide education and research support services to teaching, clinical, and research faculty and health professions students. The Informationist will actively serve as liaison to the undergraduate programs in the College of Nursing and select programs in the College of Health Professions. This position reports to the Associate Director of Libraries and will work in a flexible, team-oriented, highly collaborative environment. A broad scope of work and activities are within this position, including expert search services, teaching and education, research consultations, and community engagement to MUSC students, faculty, and staff in the health sciences. The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: An ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science is required. New Librarians are encouraged to apply.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Review of applications will begin August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at http://jobs.library.musc.edu/

 Salary: $60,000

Contact: For further information and clarification of this position please inquire to Ms. Heather Holmes via e-mail holmesh@musc.edu or telephone 843 792-0065

 


 Submission Date: 07/19/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a Library Specialist to perform complex e-resources cataloging using Connexion client bibliographic catalog, Millennium integrated library system, & related cataloging tools. Enhances bibliographic records, including those requiring higher-level decision-making & complex problem-solving. Catalogs electronic resources using contributor copy & Library of Congress cataloging records. This position will activate and track Library electronic holdings in the Intota knowledgebase. The Library Specialist will perform other duties as necessary. Library Specialist responsibilities include: • Cataloging Management: Catalogs all Library of Congress cataloging and contributor copy cataloging for electronic resources with minimal supervision. Maintains knowledge of complex cataloging tools. Follows established Cataloging guidelines and practices. Handles detailed work with accuracy and efficiency. Provides subject access to bibliographic records. E/45% • Electronic Resources Order Activation: Activates and maintains electronic holdings in link resolver knowledge-base to accurately reflect Libraries electronic subscriptions. Troubleshoots to resolve electronic access problems. Coordinates with Electronic Resources Librarian and other team members to ensure ongoing access is maintained. E/25% • Electronic Resources Usage Statistics Support: Works with members of the Electronic Resources Team to collect and disseminate usage statistics for electronic resources as needed. E/10% • Project and Policy Resource: Serves as a resource person to assigned cataloging and electronic resources work. E/10% • Compliance, Safety, and Training: Complies with University, State, and Federal requirements. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Participates in staff development opportunities. E/10% Adheres to and complies with all university policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: A high school diploma and relevant library experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for work experience. Preferred Qualifications in addition to the minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1+ year of work experience requiring attention to detail and use of MS Office products, particularly Excel. Reliability and good attendance record needed.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Process: • Prepare a résumé and cover letter outlining your knowledge, skills and abilities. • Use an internet browser to access the Clemson University Human Resources website at http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html • Select the ‘Internal Applicant Job Board’ link (if current employee). • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Library Specialist’ Job ID #101929. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and résumé documents. • This position will close on July 27, 2017.

Salary: $27,000-$31,000

Contact: Kristy Snider - 864-656-3026


Submission Date: 07/18/2017

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Access Services, Five Forks Branch **Two Positions Available**

Job Description: Posting Date: Monday, July 10, 2017 Application Deadline: Monday, July 24, 2017 Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Access Services, Five Forks Branch **Two Positions Available** Salary: $40,009 per year, plus benefits Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: Position to be filled August. New branch anticipated to open October 2017. Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. For additional information about this branch, visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/locations/five-forks. Schedule: Projected work schedules: Monday – Friday (8:30a-5:00p OR 9:00a-5:30p OR 9:30a-6:00p); at least one day per week (Monday – Thursday) the schedule changes to evening hours, 12:30p-9:00p. Periodic weekend hours, Saturday 8:30a-6:00p & Sunday 1:30p-6:00p, are also essential components of the schedules. FUNCTION Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. 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). • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E). • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E) • Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E) • Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E) • Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E). • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members. • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations. • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E) • Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E) • Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) • Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E) • Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E) • Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E) • May process 14 day and leased books. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items. • Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. • Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (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.) Knowledge: • Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use. • Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email. • Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. • Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning. • Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods. • Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques. Skills/Abilities: • Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. • Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes. • Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases . • Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. • Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. • Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services. • Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy. • Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills. • Preferred: Touch typing skills. Characteristics: • Works well in a team environment. • Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service. • Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. • Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. • Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. • Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. • Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. • Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. • Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. • Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement. • Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved. • Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Required: • Master’s degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university • Coursework or experience emphasizing public library reference, readers’ advisory service and research • Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library • Experience working with the public in a customer service position • Experience working in a library or formal learning environment Preferred: • Supervisory or leadership experience

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. GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $40,009 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources specialist Greenville County Library System 25 Heritage Green Place Greenville, SC 29601 864-527-9232 cquinn@greenvillelibrary.org


 

Submission Date: 07/18/2017

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Part-time, Access Services, Five Forks Branch

Job Description: Posting Date: Monday, July 10, 2017 Application Deadline: Monday, July 24, 2017 Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Access Services, Five Forks Branch Salary: $20.52 per hour, 13 hours per week Status: Regular Part-time, Exempt Available: Position to be filled August. New branch anticipated to open October 2017. Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. For additional information about this branch, visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/locations/five-forks. Schedule: Saturday 8:30a-6:00p & Sunday 1:30p-6:00p. FUNCTION Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. 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). • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E). • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E) • Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E) • Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E) • Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E). • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members. • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations. • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E) • Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E) • Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) • Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E) • Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E) • Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E) • May process 14 day and leased books. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items. • Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. • Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (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.) Knowledge: • Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use. • Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email. • Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. • Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning. • Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods. • Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques. Skills/Abilities: • Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. • Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes. • Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases . • Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. • Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. • Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services. • Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy. • Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills. • Preferred: Touch typing skills. Characteristics: • Works well in a team environment. • Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service. • Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. • Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. • Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. • Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. • Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. • Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. • Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. • Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement. • Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved. • Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Required: • Master’s degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university • Coursework or experience emphasizing public library reference, readers’ advisory service and research • Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library • Experience working with the public in a customer service position • Experience working in a library or formal learning environment Preferred: • Supervisory or leadership experience

Type: Part 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. GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $20.52 per hour, 13 hours per week

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources Specialist Greenville County Library System 25 Heritage Green Place Greenville, SC 29601 864-527-9232 cquinn@greenvillelibrary.org


 

Submission Date: 07/12/2017

Job Title: Assistant Librarian for Reference & Instruction Services

Job Description: For full job description, please visit https://www.smcsc.edu/jobs/assistant-librarian-reference-instruction-services The position of Assistant Librarian (Reference & Instruction Services) is a full-time, professional staff position reporting to the Director of the Learning Resource Center/Head Librarian. The Assistant Librarian for Reference/Instruction Services plans, coordinates, and delivers formal library instruction across all academic disciplines; provides impromptu face-to-face, phone, and virtual reference services for College students, faculty, and staff; and assists with collection development for both print and electronic resources. This position is responsible for operations and security of the library during evening and Sunday hours. This position is also responsible for day to day maintenance of the library webpage, creation of online instructional tools, and assists in maintaining monthly/annual statistics for reporting.

Qualifications: Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. • Due to the rapidly changing environment of the information world, the successful candidate will need to be flexible, willing to explore new areas and learn new skills, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body. • A thorough understanding of the principles of librarianship as they relate to all aspects of an academic library. • Education or experience providing library reference assistance, either in-person and/or virtual. • Education or experience providing library and/or information literacy instruction, either in-person and/or virtual, and/or teaching experience in a closely related field. • Experience creating online guides and instructional tools, including using Lib Guides. • A knowledge of computers, computer software, and computer applications in a library and in the teaching/learning environment.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested persons must send a letter of application, resume and a list of three references, or the SMC Application, to: Director of Human Resources Spartanburg Methodist College 1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301. Application materials may also be submitted electronically to dunnj@smcsc.edu. Position open until filled. Review of applications begins immediately. AA/EOE

Salary:

Contact: Director of Human Resources Spartanburg Methodist College 1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301.


 

Submission Date: 07/07/2017

Job Title: Director of Libraries

Job Description: Horry County Government is seeking an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to lead the Horry County Memorial Library System in delivering the highest quality of public library services to the citizens of Horry County. The selected leader will be a motivator and team builder for the library staff, leveraging their unique capabilities to maximize service delivery and empowering them to create state-of-the art library environments. Plans, develops, and oversees the fiscal and administrative operations of the Horry County Memorial Library System to ensure efficient and effective execution of service standards determined by the Library Board of Trustees. Supervises library staff through an established chain of command, including, but not limited to, prioritizing and assigning work; monitoring and managing performance and conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary/grievance decisions; and recommending and approving human resources decisions, such as transfers, promotions, and salary increases. Develops and maintains effective working and administrative relationships with Library stakeholders. Attends Library meetings and meetings of other relevant agencies and organizations. Collaborates with County Administration to accomplish goals set forth by County Council. Prepares and administers the Libraries’ annual budget. Provides leadership, vision, and management for the development and implementation of the Library’s budget, policies, and goals. Horry County is situated on the northeast coast of South Carolina and includes the popular family-oriented tourist destination of Myrtle Beach. With a population of almost 300,000, it is the largest county in South Carolina with a land mass of 1,134 square miles. The position will direct the County’s management, planning, coordination, budget and daily operations of 10 libraries and one administrative branch, comprising 64 employees, within the Horry County Memorial Library System in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by County Council and directed by the Library Board of Trustees.

Qualifications: Requires Master’s Degree in library science and Professional Librarian Certificate. Degree in business administration desired. Minimum of six (6) years of library experience, with two (2) of those years at a supervisory level. Second language, bilingual, and/or ASL highly desired.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please apply at www.horrycounty.org

Salary: DOQ (Negotiable)

Contact: Katie Badgett


 

Submission Date: 07/06/2017

Job Title: Executive Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Richland Library seeks a committed, knowledgeable professional to serve in the position of “Executive Administrative Assistant”. Reporting to the Richland Library’s Executive Director, this individual provides professional-level administrative support of a confidential and responsive nature to the Executive Director and other members of the library system’s executive administration. Besides the requirements listed under “Minimum Requirements”, the following are some of the important qualifications we seek in candidates for this important position: * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Ability to align individual contributions with strategic objectives and values * Ability and interest in acquiring and using new skills and knowledge in changing technology as pertains to job * Knowledge of and interest in the Library, the community, and local government; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to administration * Experience working with Boards, elected officials, business and community leaders. If you believe you are the right person for this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to apply! Here are some of the things you would be doing if selected for this important position: * Coordinating with executive level management, under authority of Executive Director, to prepare agendas and gather action items for Library Board of Trustees meetings. Preparing Board packets, sending notice of meetings to Library Board, County Council liaisons, Library staff and other agencies as needed or as required in Bylaws and for FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) compliance, performing duties at Board meetings, which typically occur beyond regular hours; recording, transcribing, and editing minutes. * Monitoring, analyzing and assessing the impact of FOIA to help ensure compliance of all Board of Trustees meetings; keeping abreast of state statutes and county ordinances governing the Library Board. * Coordinating with the Clerk of Council and Library Trustees regarding appointment of Trustees, application process, etc. Monitoring County Council agendas for announcements of Board vacancies and other items pertinent to the Library. Coordinating with the County Administrator’s Office, Library staff and Trustees to arrange meetings (during annual budget process, etc.). * Managing major office functions to ensure the Administrative Center operates smoothly and efficiently on a continuous basis. * Maintaining calendars for Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Chief Customer Officer (CCO); regularly monitoring and advising them regarding schedules and appointments. * Arranging and coordinating business and travel itineraries, and travel arrangements for Executive Director, COO, CCO, and Chief Program & Innovation Officer (CPIO), as well as for other Library staff, interviewees and visitors, as directed by the Executive Director; providing support to Project and Planning Director – Capital. * Coordinating Board Room use with internal and external customers. * Maintaining and updating the policies and procedures in SharePoint and preparing new and changed policies and procedures for dissemination. * Composing and preparing routine written responses to inquiries from Library staff, Board of Trustees, County Council and customers. * Recording, compiling, proofreading, correcting, preparing, disseminating, and filing original and transcribed letters, memoranda, reports, data, statistics, announcements, lists, speeches, etc., for the administration. * Creating, organizing and maintaining effective and efficient filing procedures for Administration’s documents; and extracting and compiling information from them, as needed. * Selecting and ordering office supplies and equipment using MUNIS software. * Reconciling purchase card statements of CCO, COO, and CPIO, and Executive Director. * Initiating requisitions through MUNIS software as appropriate. * Applying and interpreting Library policies, procedures, and regulations. * Maintaining, utilizing, and appropriately sharing up-to-date information on local government. * Maintaining high level of confidentiality in all areas as appropriate. * Coordinating the work of an Administrative Assistant or other staff and volunteers, as necessary. * Reporting Board of Trustees’ data to Volunteer Coordinator. Please visit out website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree. (Transcripts must be provided upon hire.) * Experience in an executive support position in the public or private sector. Significant amount of relevant experience may allow for consideration in lieu of bachelor’s. * Specific technical training, technical skills, and administrative skills to perform tasks; typing skill with sufficient speed and accuracy as needed to perform job duties. * Valid driver's license and good 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 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. (Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.)

Salary: $1,787.25 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: 803-929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com

 


 

Submission Date: 06/30/2017

Job Title: General Library Consultant

Job Description: Library Consultants at the SC State Library work independently and as part of the Library Development Team to encourage best practices in public library management and operations. Consultants are keenly interested in achieving excellence for all South Carolina libraries. Consultants conduct site visits to libraries to observe, assess, advise, and train on a broad range of library practices and procedures. Each Consultant serves as a resource for public libraries and for the State Library, and contributes significantly to the overall work of the Agency. The Consultant identifies barriers to access and recommends resources, collections, equipment, and facility improvements to address particular library problems. The Consultant acts as a liaison between the State Library and selected state and national forums and local agencies and institutions. The Consultant assesses the need for improvement in public library staff awareness and skills, and works with the Library Development team to identify, create, and directly provide training and other learning opportunities. Consultants demonstrate skills in any of a number of library operations. Currently the Library Development team is in need of Consultants with expertise and interest in the following areas: • Inclusive library services and programs; accessible collections and resources • Diversity of all kinds as personified in public library patrons and staff • Technology innovation: Virtual reality, maker culture, robotics • Public library technology improvements and standards • Digital literacy (21st Century) skills for library staff and public The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

Qualifications: A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university and 3-5 years professional experience in a public library position bearing responsibility for a core service area, branch or headquarters facility, or other oversight capacity; public service experience strongly preferred. Familiarity with public library trends and current issues, especially in small rural communities. Awareness of age-related, cultural, social, racial, ethnic, and economic conditions that may impede access to library resources and services. Spanish language skills a plus. Must be comfortable and confident in meeting people of all abilities in professional situations. Must be able to plan and provide in-person training to large and small groups. Must communicate effectively in writing, by email and telephone, and write clear and accurate planning documents, project outlines, evaluations, and reports.

Type: Full Time

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

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

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


Submission Date: 06/29/2017

Job Title: Librarian II, Branch Supervisor, Access Services

Job Description: Posting Date: Monday, June 26, 2017 Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Position: Librarian II, Branch Supervisor, Access Services Salary: $41,891 per year, plus benefits Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: Position to be filled July/August. New branch anticipated to open October 2017. Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. For additional information about this branch, visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/locations/five-forks. Schedule: Schedule involves evening and weekend hours and requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs. FUNCTION The employee in this position assists the Branch Manager schedule, direct, coach and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of the Five Forks Branch of the Greenville County Library System (Library). The staff member embodies the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. This person greets customers and employees with a welcoming smile and enthusiastically provides knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. The Branch Supervisor serves as the person in charge in the Branch Manager’s absence and supervises part-time paraprofessional staff at the branch. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. 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). • Assists the Branch Manager with assigning, instructing, directing and supervising branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E) • Directly supervises part-time paraprofessional branch staff. (E) • Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E) • Prepares staff schedules, approves leave requests and requests assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E) • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others. (E) • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Provides circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customers records, resolving account issues, etc. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers and employees. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Coordinates the interviews of applicants for supervised staff positions and makes recommendations for selecting new employees. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement. (E) • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations, including budget recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives (E). • Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assist them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Ensures that branch cleanliness, safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly; submits HelpDesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E) • Uses reports generated from the integrated library system (ILS) and other library automation providers to analyze and improve branch operations and services. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Answers questions on library operations, policies and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E) • Assists with establishing relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote library services and programs and participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. (E) • Responsible for the accurate collection and reporting of fines and fees. (E) • Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E) • Works with Volunteer Coordinator to train, schedule and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate. • Operates and assists in maintaining library equipment, including self-checkout stations, public and staff computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E) • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E) • Assists in monitoring materials received and sorted by the automated materials handling system during holidays and other library closings. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E) • Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • 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.) Knowledge: • Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries. • Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques. • Knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services. • Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email. • Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. • Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods. Skills/Abilities: • Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, printers, etc. • Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manager Library processes. • Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. • Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. • Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures and regulations to customers and employees. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues. • Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment. • Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training and disciplinary actions as needed. • Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron and operational problems within established guidelines. • Ability to deal with difficult individuals in unusual situations with tact and diplomacy. • Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task related information in oral, written and electronic forms. • Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. • Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills. • Preferred: Touch typing skills. Characteristics: • Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience. • Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. • Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. • Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. • Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. • Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. • Works well in a team environment. • Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends. • Recognizes change as an opportunity for growth. • Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. • Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. • Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement. • Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved. • Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Required: • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university • Two years of library experience, one at a supervisory or leadership level. • Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities. • Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. • Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted. Preferred: • Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.

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. GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $41,891 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources Specialist Greenville County Library System 25 Heritage Green Place Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 527-9232 cquinn@greenvillelibrary.org


 

Submission Date: 06/21/2017

Job Title: Librarian IV, Branch Manager, Level 5

Job Description: Posting Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Position: Librarian IV, Branch Manager, Level 5 Salary: $49,310 per year, plus benefits Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: Position to be filled July/August. New branch anticipated to open October 2017. Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. For additional information about this branch, visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/locations/five-forks. Schedule: Schedule involves evening and weekend hours and requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs and police or fire department requests to respond to branch emergency situations. FUNCTION Employees in this position manage people, projects, collections, events, ideas and a facility. They coach, schedule, direct and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of a branch of the Greenville County Library System (Library). They embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and employees with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. 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). • Assigns, instructs, directs and supervises branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E) • Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E) • Prepares staff schedules, approves leave requests, and requests assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E) • Provides assistance in reference, reader’s advisory and circulation services to customers and employees. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers and employees. (E) • Plans, organizes, schedules and implements branch programs for adults. Coordinates branch-initiated young adult programs with the Teen Librarian. • Assists Youth Services in providing, coordinating, and promoting children’s programs. Coordinates branch-initiated children’s programs with the Youth Services Department. • Confers with the Access Services Manager and Human Resources regarding branch personnel needs, problems, vacancies, recruitment, specific position requirements and overall employee relations. (E) • Coordinates the interviews of applicants for branch staff positions and makes recommendations for selecting new employees. (E) • Makes recommendations to the Technical Services Manager regarding the development and maintenance of the branch collection; weeds collection based on condition, timeliness, and use. (E) • Assists in future planning for change and improvement in branch operations, including budget recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives. (E) • Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assist them in downloading and/or accessing online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Ensures that branch safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly. (E) • Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Answers questions on library operations, policies and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E) • Establishes relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote library services, resources and programs. (E) • Ensures fines and fees are collected and reported accurately. (E) • Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E) • Works with Volunteer Coordinator to train, schedule and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate. • Operates, manages and coordinates maintenance of library equipment, including self-checkout stations, staff and public computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E) • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E) • Empties book drops during holidays and other library closings. (E) • Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E) • Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E) • Performs other related duties as required, including those of any staff member in the unit.

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS (Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge: • Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries. • Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques. • Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services. • Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email. • Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. • Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods. Skills/Abilities: • Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, printers, etc. • Ability to learn business process management software; specifically, the Library’s integrated system software. • Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. • Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing online digital materials offered by the Library such as eBooks. • Ability to plan, organize and direct a complete program of Library activities. • Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures and regulations to customers and employees. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues. • Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment. • Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training and disciplinary actions as needed. • Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron and operational problems within established guidelines. • Ability to deal with difficult individuals in unusual situations with tact and diplomacy. • Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-oriented information in oral, written and electronic forms. • Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System. • Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills. • Preferred: Touch typing skills. Characteristics: • Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience. • Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. • Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. • Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. • Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. • Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. • Works well in a team environment. • Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends. • Recognizes change as an ongoing opportunity for growth. • Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. • Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. • Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement. • Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved. • Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Required: • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university • Three years of professional library experience at a supervisory or leadership level. • Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities. • Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. • Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted. Preferred: • Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.

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. GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $49,310 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources Specialist Greenville County Library System 25 Heritage Green Place Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 527-9232 cquinn@greenvillelibrary.org

Submission Date: 06/15/2017


 

Job Title: Reader's Advisory/Media Specialist, Grade 19

 

Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Creates and facilitates innovative programming for adults •Assists public by providing reader’s advisory services for adults as well as multimedia recommendations for all ages •Assists public and staff with audio-visual equipment set-up and troubleshooting •Assists public with downloading apps, audio and e-books to personal e-readers and other digital devices •Facilitates check outs of AV items via workstation and self-check machines •Creates written reviews and recommendations for library publications and website •Creates and maintains AV manual for staff use •Creates and maintains inventory of branch AV equipment and requests for updates •Creates and maintains digital device training handouts for staff and patron use •Creates promotional videos for specialty programs or digital device assistance •Updates meeting room request forms as needed •Maintains calendar and submitted requests for AV equipment set-ups •Maintains budget and purchasing for AV Equipment and Repairs

 

Qualifications: HOURS: 40 hours per week: Week 1& 2: Mon 8:45-5:45, Tues 8:45-5:45, Wed 12:15-9:15, Thurs 8:45-5:45, Fri 8:45-5:45 Week 3: Mon 8:45-5:45, Tues 8:45-5:45, Wed 12:45-9:15, Thurs 8:45-5:45, Sat 8:45-6:15 Week 4: Sun 1:15-6:15, Mon 8:45-6:00, Tues 8:45-6:00, Wed 12:15-9:15, Fri 8:45-5:45 Note: Flexibility required for schedule changes. EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: •Ability to lead various programs or classes, including but not limited to book discussions and digital device tutorials •Ability to create new, exciting or dynamic programming opportunities for adults •Ability to write engaging and creative reviews for library publicity and online content •Working knowledge of AV equipment with ability to create and maintain training manuals for staff •Working knowledge of video creation software such as iMovie and Camtasia •Working knowledge of adult literature, film, video games and other multimedia formats •Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint •Proficiency using Internet resources and assisting others in Internet searching •Good working knowledge of popular culture and technology trends •Ability to collaborate as a team or work independently •Excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working with public of all ages

 

Type: Full Time

 

How to Apply: The Library accepts applications when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks and on our website, http://www.spartanburglibraries.org. Applications can be taken to any Spartanburg County location, faxed to 864-596-3518, emailed to hr@infodepot.org or mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. Please submit a resume, cover letter and completed application for consideration. Thank you.

 

Salary: $2492 per month minimum

Contact: Spartanburg County Public Library 151 South Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 phone: 864-596-3500 email: hr@infodepot.org fax: 864-596-3518

 


 

Submission Date: 06/15/2017

Job Title: Community Connections Librarian, Grade 23

Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Work at public service desks assisting patrons in person, by telephone, or by computer; answering questions, researching topics, and instructing patrons •Connect patron interests with library programs and a library Makerspace, assisting the department manager and the Makerspace librarian in planning and implementing these programs •On occasion, serve as the Librarian in Charge, handling patron concerns, issues, and safety matters in conjunction with other library staff

Qualifications: HOURS: FLSA exempt position, equivalent to non-exempt 40 hour position. Hours are generally, Mon-Fri including some evening and weekend hours. One regular night per week, one Friday night every six weeks, and one weekend (Saturday and Sunday) every four weeks EDUCATION: MLS/ALA and experience working in a public library KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: •Strong commitment to delivery of excellent customer service •Strong organizational skills and proven ability to complete projects and meet deadlines •Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgement •Extensive experience with print and electronic research •Desire and ability to create and implement programs for the library’s patrons •Ability to teach computer and research classes to the public •Comprehensive knowledge of needs and current interests of library patrons •Must enjoy working with the public of all ages •Experience and proficiency with current library technology, including Internet, research databases, productivity software, and communications applications •Knowledge of public library principles, procedures, materials and practices •Ability to work closely with others or alone •Excellent communication skills, oral and written •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons, associates, and external organizations.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The Library accepts applications when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks and on our website, http://www.spartanburglibraries.org. Applications can be taken to any Spartanburg County location, faxed to 864-596-3518, emailed to hr@infodepot.org or mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. Please submit a resume, cover letter and completed application for consideration. Thank you.

Salary: $38,000 minimum yearly

Contact: Spartanburg County Public Library 151 South Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 phone: 864-596-3500 email: hr@infodepot.org fax: 864-596-3518


 

 

Submission Date: 06/15/2017

Job Title: Adult Services Assistant, Grade 17

Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Plans, promotes and presents programs for adults including movies, book discussions, and other programs of interest to adults •Responsible for book displays, signage and bulletin boards •Makes contacts and maintains community partnerships to promote the library •Works with the Branch Librarian and the Director of AV/Fiction Services to coordinate Summer Reading and other special programs for adults •Participates in adult services committee meetings, online discussions and book reviews •Assists public with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, and computers •Assists with all circulation duties •Assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence

Qualifications: HOURS: 20 hours per week average (includes some benefits) Mondays 4-8pm, Tuesdays 2-6pm, Wednesdays 9:30am - 4:15pm, Saturday 9:45am – 4pm Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed, including Thursday or Friday, to cover staff absences or to attend Branch Training sessions). EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: •Ability to develop, schedule, promote and implement interesting programs for adults •Must enjoy working with the public of all ages •Must enjoy reading from all genres for adults, teens, and children •Comfortable and proficient using technology (specifically Internet, Microsoft Office, and e-readers) •Ability to provide friendly, proactive customer service •Ability to take direction and to work independently and in a team environment •Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize •Enjoy public speaking •Solid organizational, interpersonal and communication skills •Must be comfortable in a supervisory role •Must exhibit creativity and take initiative •Ability to push heavy carts and lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: The Library accepts applications when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks and on our website, http://www.spartanburglibraries.org. Applications can be taken to any Spartanburg County location, faxed to 864-596-3518, emailed to hr@infodepot.org or mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. Please submit a resume, cover letter and completed application for consideration. Thank you.

Salary: $1,130 minimum a month

Contact: Spartanburg County Public Library 151 South Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 phone: 864-596-3500 email: hr@infodepot.org fax: 864-596-3518


 

Submission Date: 06/08/2017

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: The purpose of this position is to initiate and manage services and programs for the Youth Library Services Department in accordance with the County's Library System policies. Train, support, and provide advice to interns and volunteers working with youth. Provide reader's advisory, reference, and other assistance to patrons. The Manager makes professional technical decisions, and must possess extensive knowledge and skills in relation to children's and youth library services. Will require nights and weekends. Will also require working at service desk.

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions; Considerable knowledge of the needs and abilities of children and young adults and the available library materials and services; Good knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as applied to a major library service; Ability to communicate orally and in writing; Good managerial and supervisory skills; Considerable skills in making decisions and developing programs; Good interpersonal and customer service skills; Knowledge in the use of computers and software programs; Ability to retain a valid S.C. driver's license; Extensive skills in operating library essential tools and equipment; EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The educational requirement for this position is: Completion of Master's degree in Library Science. Education may be substituted for experience. Related-experience required: 3 years. Experience may not be substituted for education.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oconeesc/jobs/1762349/library-youth-services-librarian?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs for full job description and to apply online. Please attach resume and/or cover letter detailing your interest in the position. Closes at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 23.

Salary: $37,318.00

Contact: Blair Hinson, Interim Director, 864-364-5705, or bhinson@oconeesc.com


 

Submission Date: 06/06/2017

Job Title: Reference & Instructional Librarian - Georgetown Campus Library

Job Description: Under the supervision of the AVP of Learning Services, this person is responsible for the ongoing development, organization, and administration of the Georgetown Campus Library. Provides reference, informational, writing and instructional services to patrons utilizing a variety of traditional and electronic resources. Intra-campus travel may be required.

Qualifications: Minimum: Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. Preferred: Leadership skills and effective written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of online databases and traditional information resources. Requires teaching skills and knowledge bibliographic instruction.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://jobs.hgtc.edu/cw/en-us/job/492655/assistant-reference-inst-librarian-gt

Salary: Pay Grade FAC

Contact: Human Resources Horry Georgetown Technical College

 


 

Submission Date: 06/02/2017

Job Title: Librarian II - Reference

Job Description: Manages the Reference/Technology Department of a Large Branch Library. Plans, coordinates, and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Department. Supervises staff within work area, provides feedback concerning programs and services delivered by staff. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with organizations and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees. Supervises staff of Reference/Technology department. Includes scheduling staff, instructing, planning, assigning work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement. Offers training, advice, and assistance as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Assists in the interview and training processes for other employees. Serves on internal committees and assists in establishing and implementing policies, procedures, and goals for assigned branch and for own department. Coordinates 1-2 year program schedule for Reference/Technology department. Plans, implements, and evaluates library programs for adults. Plans and implements workshops and training sessions, including one-on-one training for teachers, home school parents, civic groups, seniors, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of programming and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. Coordinates Collection Management of department. Performs Community Analysis to determine customer’s needs and interests. Develops Collection Management Plan for assigned area, including evaluating and determining internal budgeting allocations. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Provides Professional reference services to patrons including researching and answering references questions in person, over the telephone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Provides reader's advisory services for adults. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates reference files. Creates displays to promote resources. Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. Assists in the maintenance of the library's website. Leads group tours of the library and represents the library to meetings of civic groups, schools, and other community organizations and events. Attends county and community meetings as appropriate. Participates in System Collection Development and program Committees. Maintains records and statistical data including programming, patron references, and collection data. Prepares and processes reports based on that data and provides analysis and action points. Suggests policy and procedure changes to services. Serves as Manager on Duty for the branch as needed. Evaluates department equipment and furnishing needs and makes recommendations to Branch Librarian. Ensures department meets performance standards. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Performs other similar duties as required.

Qualifications: 3-5 years of professional library or similar experience and ALA accredited MLIS/MLS.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All interested applicants should apply via the County's website: https://www.lex-co.com/Applications/HROnline/VACANCYLISTING.ASPX Please note that the job posting will close on June 30, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

Salary: $41,208

Contact:

 


 

Submission Date: 06/02/2017

Job Title: Librarian I - Youth Services

Job Description: Plans, coordinates and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Youth Services Department. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with educational institutions and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees Plans, implements, and evaluates literacy and technology programs for ages birth through teen. Plans and implements workshops, group training, and one-on-one training for parents, teachers, daycare providers, home school parents, civic groups, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of in-house and outreach programming services and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. Stays up to date on trends in programming (various literacies and STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics). Evaluates and manages assigned collections. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Collaborates with other librarians to determine budget appropriations. Evaluates donated materials for inclusion in the collection. Serves the library system by sitting on or chairing collection-focused committees. Evaluates Professional book reviews, statistics, and reports related to collection management in the selection and deselection of materials. Organizes materials in Youth Services department for optimal use. Selects and evaluates web resources. Provides reference and Readers Advisory services to patrons including researching and answering questions in person, over the phone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates Youth Services files. Creates displays to promote resources. Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. Assists in the maintenance of the library’s website. Leads group tours of the library and represents the library to meetings of civic groups, schools, and other community organizations and events. Attends county and community meetings as appropriate. Participates in System Collection Development and program Committees. Maintains records and statistical data including programming, patron references, and collection data. Prepares and processes reports based on that data and provides analysis and action points. Suggests policy and procedure changes to services Serves as Manager on Duty for the branch. Assigns tasks to other staff members as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Interviews, trains, and supervises volunteers and interns. Assists in the training processes for other employees. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Serves the library on professional committees. Performs other similar duties as required.

Qualifications: 3-5 years of professional library or similar experience and ALA accredited MLIS/MLS.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All interested applicants should apply via the County's website: https://www.lex-co.com/Applications/HROnline/VACANCYLISTING.ASPX Please note that the job posting will close on June 30, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

Salary: $39,246

Contact:

 


 

Submission Date: 06/01/2017

Job Title: Library Instruction Coordinator

Job Description: Responsibilities: provide leadership for the library instruction program; collaborate with campus faculty to integrate information literacy into the university curriculum; teach and coordinate library instruction classes; lead new initiatives and keep current with best practices in information literacy and library instruction; address distance education needs; and provide outreach to the community. Also responsible for delivery of general reference service which may include evening and weekend hours. Position available August 1, 2017.

Qualifications: Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS and three years of recent significant library instruction experience in an academic library; working knowledge of learning theory, instructional design and technology, instructional assessment, and course management software such as Blackboard; ability to mentor other librarians on teaching techniques, curriculum planning, and delivery of instruction; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; evidence of professional scholarship in library instruction and information literacy; and strong interest in campus and professional service. The successful candidate will also possess: expertise in the use of traditional and Web-based resources; ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats; strong commitment to public service and teamwork; ability to work collaboratively; familiarity with information technology and its applications in an academic setting, and knowledge of “best practices” in academic libraries.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81127. Position will close June 26, 2017. Only complete files will be reviewed. In addition to the online application, send copies of transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation to Prof. Natalia Bowdoin, Library Instruction Coordinator Search Committee Chair, Gregg-Graniteville Library, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina 29801. USC Aiken seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and the diversity in the surrounding community. USCA is an AA/EOE.

Salary: Salary dependent upon experience.

Contact: Prof. Natalia Bowdoin, Library Instruction Coordinator Search Committee Chair, Gregg-Graniteville Library, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina 29801.


 

Submission Date: 05/31/2017

Job Title: Collection Development and Cataloging Librarian

Job Description: 

Summary of position:
We’re seeking a friendly, cheerful, self-motivated learner to perform technical and professional work to coordinate and administer collection development and database management for the County’s entire library collection. Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the library catalog.  

Location: Camden, S.C.

Job responsibilities:

  • Manage the selection of library materials, in conjunction with other professional staff, in selecting books, periodicals, films, audio-visual materials, and electronic resources for system-wide use.
  • Provide periodic review of collection strengths and weaknesses.
  • Analyzes community and library data to inform collection development decisions
  • Maintains budget for collection
  • Evaluates new products such as databases, emerging formats and streaming platforms
  • Oversee processing and weeding of library material.
  • Organizes, tracks and generally maintains vendor contracts
  • Administer the catalog to ensure accuracy, currency and integrity, resolving data problems and performing quality control checks of the database.
  • Oversee the selection and processing of donated materials for addition to the library collection or the library book sale.
  • Create cataloging records for new library materials in MARC format.
  • Locate and download existing MARC records and add item records for new library materials.
    • Resolve reclassification questions and problems.
    • Prepare a variety of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports concerning library operations and collection management as requested by the Director.
    • Act as a liaison to the SC LENDS cataloging and acquisitions community.
    • Communicate effectively, courteously and professionally with all library patrons and colleagues
    • Participates in staff meetings and trainings, and in self-directed learning
    • Other tasks as assigned

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of:
    • Library procedures, methods, and techniques
    • Cataloging terminology, methods, procedures, and equipment
    • Collection management policies, procedures, and practices
    • Thorough knowledge of standard office procedures, practices, and equipment
    • Experience and ease with current library information technology and Microsoft Office
      • Strong commitment to delivery of excellent customer service
      • Knowledge of and ability to select materials in a wide variety of formats including downloadable, DVD and print
      • Comprehensive knowledge of needs and current interests of library patrons
      • Familiarity/knowledge of popular culture
      • Knowledge of public library principles, procedures, materials and practices
      • Solid organizational, interpersonal and communications skills
      • Ability to work closely with others or alone
      • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Ability to exert up to 40-50 pounds and pressure and up to 20 pounds frequently
      • Valid driver’s license required

Working conditions:
Work is performed in an office or library environment.  Standing for extended periods is required while processing books.  Use of computer hardware and software are a major portion of the position.  Physical exertion is required to retrieve and/or move library materials from various locations such as overhead and from the floor. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation are essential to permit the employee to read, sort and shelve library materials.

Qualifications: 

Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in library science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association and supplemented by one to two years of relevant experience.  Other combinations of education and experience relative to the position may be considered in lieu of the master’s degree. 

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Closing Date: June 9, 2017
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 can be downloaded at http://www.kershaw.sc.gov/Index.aspx?page=41.

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

Salary: $32,000


Submission Date: 05/30/2017

Job Title: Shared Content and Licensing Librarian

Job Description: We’re looking for a team-oriented person with a strong background managing electronic resource licensing, collections development or acquisitions; outstanding analytic, planning and communication skills; and an adventurous spirit. The Shared Content and Licensing Librarian will play a leading role in planning and implementing collaborative collections initiatives and coordinating consortium-wide licensing activities. Our goal is to bring greater unity to collections while creating efficiencies in securing content for member libraries. This is a position in a dynamic environment with rich opportunities for professional growth and making an impact. You can play an important role in helping to integrate both current and emerging programs as South Carolina re-engineers its statewide electronic library for higher education to respond more powerfully to 21st century academic library imperatives. Learn more about PASCAL: http://pascalsc.org. Read the full announcement and information on how to apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sc/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1745781 *PLEASE NOTE: One frequently asked question about our positions involves the state's "job-type" description for PASCAL jobs as “Temporary Grant" positions. This is required for positions that are not funded using state-appropriated funds. PASCAL positions are funded by the membership and the consortium considers this a permanent staff position.

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Masters' Degree in Library Science. Knowledge of academic library operations, particularly in an area related to collections; outstanding analytic, oral and written communication skills; planning and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; demonstrated flexibility in adapting to change, ability to work well under pressure, ability to meet deadlines, excellent ability to organize and prioritize competing demands, and ability to travel to in-state and national meetings; two years of relevant experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated experience managing electronic resource licensing programs, ebook programs, vendor negotiations, collection development projects, or acquisitions workflows; program management experience; proven ability use a variety of systems and software to organize, present, and analyze collection, financial and usage data; experience in a research-level academic library environment; experience or familiarity with academic library consortia.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements may apply online and must attach a cover letter and resume to the State of SC Employment Application at (http://www.jobs.sc.gov). Applications along with a cover letter and resume may also be mailed to Ms. Marian Jones, Human Resources Director, SC Commission on Higher Education, 1122 Lady Street, Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201. Cover letter and resume are required for consideration. Faxes or e-mails will not be accepted. The full job announcement and information on how to apply may be found, here: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sc/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1745781

Salary: Hiring Range: $50,113 - $56,947


Submission Date: 05/27/2017

Job Title: Elementary Services Senior Librarian

Job Description: Under general supervision, performs professional library work in independently performing or supervising the reference services provided by the Library, coordinating and implementing outreach services to the community, or coordinating and directing programs of service to youth and families. The Senior Librarian (Elementary Services) will be responsible for the development of system-wide events, classes and services serving children ages 6-12 in coordination with the Youth and Family Services Department Staff. Reports to the Youth and Family Services Manager.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or closely related eld, 3 to 5 years of related library experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/about/careers/

Salary: starting $48,436


Submission Date: 05/23/2017

Job Title: Clemson University Library Diversity Fellow

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a candidate for its Library Faculty Fellows Program. This three-year visiting faculty position provides an opportunity for recent graduates from underrepresented groups to gain professional experience as an academic librarian in a supportive and collegial environment. This program is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Fellow as well as the service and operational priorities of the Library, and to encourage the involvement of diverse populations in academic librarianship. The successful candidate will primarily work with two teams within the Libraries: Library Technology and Government Documents, to acquire core competencies and skills in open government data, collection management, and metadata and digital media projects. This position will be supervised by the Head of Library Technology. Clemson Libraries is an active participant in the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Collaborative Federal Depository Program (CFDP) as a Center of Excellence through which the library actively curates material from the U. S. National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service. Clemson also directly partners with the National Park Service to support the Open Parks Network, a comprehensive digital repository of over 350,000 cultural heritage items from the archives of more than 20 national park sites, in addition to 1.5 million pages of government documents housed in Clemson Libraries. Working with the Government Documents team, the Library Fellow will identify areas of potential acquisition, create catalog records for material, and contribute to the CFDP gap analysis database. Working with Library Technology and the Open Parks Network team, the Library Fellow will work hands-on to oversee a digital project, including: digitization, metadata creation and manipulation, and online publishing. The Fellow will identify National Park Service items in the Clemson Government Documents Collection that are eligible for digitization and work to bring those materials online. The Open Parks Network team has various other projects to which the Fellow can be assigned. The Fellow may also propose new projects to develop based on their own research interests. As a member of the university faculty, the Library Fellow will benefit from immediate opportunities in scholarly and professional development; library faculty governance; and service on library, university, and ad-hoc committees.The Library Fellows Committee will act as mentors for the successful candidate to provide guidance and insight into the tenure and review process as well as the expectations of a library faculty member to benefit their future professional growth through professional effectiveness, research, scholarship, and service. By the end of their appointment, the candidate will be expected to develop a presentation, poster session, and/or paper on a project fulfilled during the Fellowship. The Fellow will be provided with a professional development stipend, as well as paid travel to relevant conferences, meetings, and events sponsored by the ACRL Diversity Alliance. The position requires a three year commitment to begin ideally no later than August 2017.

Qualifications: Required MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution awarded no more than 24 months previously. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment and to adapt to varying work styles. Demonstrated interest in academic librarianship. Ability to take initiative and work independently when appropriate. Preferred Experience with or coursework on cataloging and/or metadata creation. Experience with or coursework on government information. Experience with digital libraries. Demonstrated commitment to serving underrepresented populations.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Please provide letter of application, curriculum vita, and three reference contacts (names, email addresses, and phone numbers). Application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/41932. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: The salary range is $53,000 - $55,000. Compensation packet will also include insurance benefits and professional development funds.

Contact: Inquiries about the position should be made to the Search Committee Chair, Ms. Renna Redd, rennar@clemson. edu.