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: 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.


Submission Date: 05/18/2017

Job Title: Children and Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: • Plans and conducts weekly children’s programming at the Main Library and the two branches • Develop and coordinate system-wide children’s programming for initiatives such as the Summer Reading Program • Plan, promote, and implement innovative programs that meet the needs and interests of youth in the community • Produce and edit content for website and social media including writing reviews of children’s books and marketing children’s programs in an online environment • Update collection development plan and weed and maintain children’s collection at the Main library and at the branches in conjunction with Branch Managers • Act as outreach liaison to preschools and community organizations, coordinating regular visits and tours • Actively participate in development of long-term department goals • Cooperate as a professional staff member with library staff in performing essential library duties and participate in library special projects as needed or requested by the Library Director. Assist at Circulation Desk as a reference librarian who provides professional assistance to library patrons. • Receive and respond to the public and answer information requests • Attend workshops, conferences, and training to develop skills that will enable children’s services to engage the community.

 

Qualifications: • Masters in Library Science (MLS/MLIS degree) from an ALA-accredited library school and experience working with children and the general public. New graduates are encouraged to apply. • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, be dependable, and complete tasks on schedule • Exhibit creativity, initiative, and passion about developing library services that benefit children and youth. • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, and flexibility • Possess solid organizational and communication skills (specifically writing and reading) • Be able to prioritize work and pay attention to detail • Have an extensive knowledge and enjoyment of children and teen literature • Be energetic and enthusiastic with a positive attitude and be willing to do whatever the job requires • Genuinely enjoy a diverse youth population and interact with the public in a positive and constructive manner • A working knowledge of computer applications for library services • Be comfortable and proficient using current technology (specifically Microsoft Office, Internet, social networking, and video game systems), and display knowledge of or interest in emerging technologies • Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background check • Must be able to lift 30 pounds • Must hold a valid driver’s license • Flexible schedule including working evenings and weekends

 

Type: Full Time

 

How to Apply: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit an application, cover letter, resume, three references and salary requirements. Please email your application to: Email: Carollewis@chesterlibsc.org Or mail your application to: Search Committee Chester County Library P.O. Box 74 Chester, SC 29706

 

Salary: 37,000 per year, depending on experience

Contact: If you have any questions, contact Carol Lewis, Office Manager, Chester County Library. Carollewis@chesterlibsc.org


 

Submission Date: 05/15/2017

Job Title: Lecturer- Library Faculty 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. The salary range is $53,000 - $55,000. Compensation packets will also include insurance benefits and professional development funds.

 

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: Full Time

 

How to Apply: Visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/41932

Salary: 53,000-55,000


Submission Date: 05/08/2017

Job Title: Librarian I Information Services

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

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

Type:

How to Apply: http://www.bcgov.net/employment/index.php

Salary: $21.49/hr

Contact: • You will need to print the application from this web site (see below) or pick up one from our office at 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC. • You may mail or deliver your application in person. • Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 • Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC 29902


 

Submission Date: 05/08/2017

Job Title: Library Assistant IV Circulation Supervisor - St Helena

Job Description: Strong customer service advocate who works as a team leader, supervising, scheduling, training and evaluating public services staff in circulation duties and services. Works regular circulation desk shifts and fills in during absence of others. Participates in circulation staff selection process, works with management to develop and implement policies and procedures, and as part of the management team of the branch. Plans circulation staff meetings and conducts them, Acts as backup for daily money reports, reconciles, and makes bank deposits, as needed.

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree • Three (3) years experience in public library work • One (1) or more years of supervisory experience • Excellent customer service skills • Basic computer skills, especially Word and Excel • Basic communication, comprehension and math skills required • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://www.bcgov.net/employment/index.php

Salary: $15.73/hr

Contact: • You will need to print the application from this web site (see below) or pick up one from our office at 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC. • You may mail or deliver your application in person. • Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 • Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC 29902


 

Submission Date: 05/05/2017

Job Title: Reference Librarian

Job Description: The University of South Carolina's Law Library seeks a highly-motivated and service-oriented reference librarian to join the professional staff of an academic research library with the primary goal of supporting the work of the 52 faculty and over 640 students of the School of Law, but which also actively serves the University community, state government, the Bench and Bar, and the citizens of South Carolina. Core duties: The Reference Librarian participates in staffing the reference desk; teaches introductory legal research in a required first-year integrated research and writing course, and may participate in the teaching of an advanced legal research course; conducts library orientation tours and delivers bibliographic lectures and resource consultations; participates in collection development; creates research guides, tutorials, displays, and other resources in furtherance of the Law Library's mission to support the educational activities of the Law School and the University, and to facilitate public access to legal information; and engages in other special duties and projects, as assigned. This position reports to the Associate Director for Library Operations and works as a team member within the reference department, as well as within the legal research instruction program. Successful applicants will have the following: strong teamwork and service orientation; ability to work with all library patrons and colleagues in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner; self-motivation with the ability to work collaboratively and independently; ability to exercise sound professional judgment; strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to locate and disseminate legal information in print and electronic formats; interest in teaching and ability to make effective presentations to groups. Specialized duties: This position will focus on the library's scholarly communications efforts. The librarian's duties may include: devising and implementing a strategy for populating and promoting use of the university's institutional repository; tracking ongoing developments and trends in scholarly communication; collaborating with law school IT staff in the development and creation of tools and services to facilitate scholarly communication; and generally promoting library resources and services in support of legal scholarship. The University of South Carolina Law Library is the largest law library in South Carolina and one of the larger in the Southeast, and serves a vibrant and diverse patron base. The Law Library is independently administered, with a collection of over 500,000 volumes, robust electronic resource access, and a staff of 15. The Law School will be moving to a new, state-of-the-art building in May of 2017. The University offers a generous benefits package, including health insurance, paid vacation, retirement options, tuition benefits, and access to University events. The Law Library underwrites membership in the American Association of Law Libraries and provides support for professional development. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is an EOE.

Qualifications: Required: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and M.L.S. or equivalent degree from ALA-accredited school. Preferred: Experience in classroom teaching, experience working with digital repositories, interest in or knowledge of copyright law. Ability to identify, learn, and recommend new technology independently. One or more years of public service/reference experience, preferably dealing with the general public. This is a tenure-track, twelve-month appointment on the Law Library faculty.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply, go to: uscjobs.sc.edu and search for requisition number (011717). Applications received by Monday, June 5, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Submission Date: 05/02/2017

Job Title: Library Assistant

Job Description: The A.J. Eastwood Library at Limestone College invites applications for the full-time, 12-month position of Library Assistant. This position is housed in Gaffney, SC. Job Overview- Perform library public services responsibilities including circulation, frontline assistance, and other library related duties, as assigned. The candidate must have a commitment to adhere to all rules and regulations of Limestone College. Willing to work flexible schedule; ability to work Sunday-Thursday schedule with nights (and late nights during exams).

Qualifications: Associates Degree. Candidate must be a self-starter and be able to work both independently as well as in a team-oriented environment. The candidate must have Intermediate knowledge (Expert knowledge preferred) of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word, as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills. Previous library experience is preferred. Experience with various computer devices and Social Media applications preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should complete the online application http://my.limestone.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs and upload a cover letter and resume. *Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of the application. The selected candidate must be willing to consent to, and pass, with satisfactory results, an investigative consumer report.

Salary:

Contact: If you have additional questions regarding the position, you may direct them to Lizah Ismail iismail@limestone.edu. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

Submission Date: 05/01/2017

Job Title: Library Assistant IV - Preservation Assistant Beaufort

Job Description: Strong customer service advocate who assists in the many varied duties of the Library system’s special local history collection and archives unit, the Beaufort District Collection (BDC). Works regular service desk shift performing library circulation functions and providing research assistance and instruction to customers on a daily basis. Demonstrates accepted technique to preserve various types of materials and provides administrative support for all unit tasks and activities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferably in history, education or business Three (3) years library experience preferred Prior preservation experience preferred Excellent customer service skills Willing to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license **Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including demonstrable skills in EXCEL and WORD

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://www.bcgov.net/departments/Administrative/employee-services/documents/employment-application-rev05072015.pdf You may mail or deliver your application in person. Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC 29902

Salary: $14.91/hr


 

Submission Date: 05/01/2017

Job Title: Library Assistant IV - Technical Services

Job Description: Under supervision of the Technical Services Supervisor, performs technical procedures required for the acquisition of library materials. Records and reports balances of all accounts to Manager and branches.

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Two (2) years of college in library technology or a related field plus some library technical experience OR An equivalent combination of education and experience substituting on the basis of 1 year of experience for each year of education Excellent customer service skills Basic computer skills, especially Word and Excel Basic communication, comprehension and math skills required Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: You will need to print the application from this web site (see below) or pick up one from our office at 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC. You may mail or deliver your application in person. Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, SC 29902 http://www.bcgov.net/departments/Administrative/employee-services/documents/employment-application-rev05072015.pdf

Salary: $14.91/hr


Submission Date: 05/01/2017

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Position Overview Oconee County, the “Land Beside the Water," is located in the beautiful South Carolina Upcountry. A short drive from both Asheville, NC and the Appalachian Parkway, the library system includes four facilities and a bookmobile, with an operating budget of $1.4 million. Oconee County is actively seeking a Library Director to lead the library in the delivery of outstanding services and programs to our community. The Director oversees operations of the library and the development and implementation of its programs, including assisting the Library Board with strategic planning and policy development, managing all library resources, developing and managing the budget, creating positive public relations, supervising staff and volunteers, overseeing maintenance and safety of the library buildings and grounds, representing the library at Board meetings, and staying informed of developments in library management. Salary and Benefits: • Hiring Range $48,000 to $60,000 • Benefits include: SC PEBA health insurance, paid holidays, and retirement plan. Details provided upon request.

Qualifications: Qualifications, Education, Experience, and Skill Required • A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university plus 4 years of library administration experience, including at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity. • Excellent communication and organizational skills. • Ability to administer the activities of a public library and to supervise the work of others. • Ability to develop short and long-term development, plans, and objectives. • Maintain knowledge of standard library principles and practices, concepts of freedom of speech, copyrights, collection development, patron confidentiality, censorship, and other library ethical issues. • Proficiency with computers, library software, Internet and digital communications. • Thorough ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, officials of other agencies, and the general public.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oconeesc? Job Number: 201300337 Closing: 5/17/2017 11:59 PM Eastern

Salary: Hiring range: $48,000 - $60,000

Contact: Alisa Suddeth, Chair, Library Board of Trustees, alisa.suddeth2013@gmail.com For further information about Oconee County see www.oconeesc.com.


 

 Submission Date: 04/27/2017

Job Title: Digital Collections Librarian

Job Description: Join an exciting and growing department in an ARL member academic library where you will be encouraged and supported to continually learn new technologies and special collections. Reporting to the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Digital Collections Librarian will manage digitization projects for the six special collections within the University of South Carolina Libraries, one of the oldest libraries in the country with rich collections including renowned history and literature collections as well as government documents, maps, etc. He/she will manage a small staff and collaborate with curators and librarians across campus as well as with other external partners, such as USC’s Center for Digital Humanities and the South Carolina Digital Library, a service hub for the Digital Public Library of America. Reporting to the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Digital Collections Librarian is responsible for managing the numerous and varied digitization projects pursued by the Digital Collections unit. This position will direct a staff of students and part-time employees carrying out scanning, application of metadata and overall digital asset management and collaborate with curators and librarians in the six special collections within the University of South Carolina Libraries as well as other librarians and external partners. This position will sustain and expand the Libraries' data asset management capabilities. Serving as an expert on non-MARC metadata, the Digital Collections Librarian will direct and coordinate the integration of metadata into production of digital collections. The Digital Collections Librarian will also assist in supporting external digital collections initiatives of interest and value to the University Libraries (such as, but not limited to, the Digital Public Library of America, and the South Carolina Digital Library).

Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program. Two years of related experience. Project management experience. Experience with content management systems, such as CONTENTdm. Working knowledge of metadata standards such as MARC, EAD, TEI, MODS, METS, VRA Core and Dublin Core and knowledge of authority control, subject analysis, and controlled vocabularies. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and the ability to interact effectively with faculty, students, and staff; technical and non-technical individuals. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Attention to detail. Demonstrated experience working on digital library projects with metadata standards and tools. Knowledge of emerging technology trends related to digitization, metadata creation, and digital preservation. Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic and changing environment. Knowledge of digital preservation practices and archiving data. Experience with ArchiveSpace. Experience with web programming languages including HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript and/or PHP. Experience handling archives and special collections materials. Knowledge of the Federal Agencies Guidelines for Digital Initiatives (FADGI) and other national standards. Experience using tools for metadata manipulation, such as OpenRefine or Oxygen. Experience with digital repository platforms (e.g., Fedora Commons, Islandora, or ArchivesSpace), their associated workflows, and accompanying metadata schemes (e.g., Dublin Core). Experience with online exhibit tools, social media, programming or scripting languages.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1493306959349

Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Contact: boydkf@mailbox.sc.edu


 

Submission Date: 04/26/2017

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant/Evenings & Weekends

Job Description: The Library Technical Assistant/Evenings & Weekend will be responsible for circulation of library materials and accounting of money. Typical work week is Sunday – Thursday from 3 pm – midnight. Candidates must be flexible as this position will require occasional day time hours. Hours are revised during summers, semester breaks and holidays. Work Performed: Circulation of library materials using the automated system, collecting and accounting for money receipts, supervising student employees, monitoring library service areas and performing closing procedures. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. 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. Training on the Library automated system will be provided. Applicants with previous academic library experience preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply, please complete the online application on the Charleston Southern University webpage under Employment Opportunities or Human Resources and attach a resume. Entering untrue or inaccurate information will result in disqualification for consideration of vacant positions, or subsequent termination after hire. This position will remain open until filled.

Salary:

Contact: Linda P. Rousseau, Assistant Director of the Library/Head of Circulation, lrousseau@csuniv.edu


 

Submission Date: 04/18/2017

Job Title: Head of Content Services and Library Development

Job Description: Dacus Library seeks an innovative and engaged librarian for a position with oversight and management duties in content services and library development, and additional reference and library instruction responsibilities in the main library. We seek an individual eager to embrace a broad-based and imaginative role and who is open to innovation and eager to take on the challenges of the changing library and archives environment. Major Responsibilities: x Empowers student learning and engagement through the processing of library materials x Works innovatively with Public Services to improve overall delivery of library services x Possesses familiarity with OCLC’s WorldShare Management System, or similar LSP x Assesses the work of Content Services in accordance with SACSOC and other accrediting standards, and prepares accreditation reports as required x Seeks new ways of delivering services with existing staff but configuring those staff to meet the demands of 21st Century librarianship x Participates in the formulation of both short- and long-range library policies as a member of the Library’s senior management team x Leads the planning process within the unit but with an eye to the future; leads and manages the process of evaluating and improving workflow efficiency x Directly supervises Content Services including evaluation of library faculty and staff based upon university standards x Supervises the creation and maintenance of the Library’s records concerning the purchasing and processing of resources for the Library’s collections x Identifies special project needs in conjunction with public services; plans (including writing vendor specifications), supervises and evaluates projects x Documents Content Services’ policies and works collaboratively with units inside and outside the library x Teaches information literacy classes as needed and/or instructed x Maintains a functional knowledge of University and State purchasing and accounting regulations, particularly in regard to the acquisition of library resources x Communicates effectively among internal and external stakeholders x Assists in the performance of reference duties as assigned x Represents the Dean when needed x Maintains LibGuide pages as needed x Writes library-wide or library-specific grants for both long and short-term library growth x Works with the Winthrop Office of Development on fund-raising activities x Acts as the liaison to the Friends of Dacus Library, overseeing its operations, meetings, and work

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Position Availability: August 1, 2017 Application Timeline and Procedures: Review of applicants will begin on June 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Required materials: a. Application letter, evidence of responsibilities and qualifications, and curriculum vitae; b. Names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three persons who know the candidate professionally; c. Transcript and evidence of highest degree achieved. All materials should be submitted electronically to: Dacus Library Search Chair, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733, E-mail: dacussearch@winthrop.edu

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Dacus Library Search Chair, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733, E-mail: dacussearch@winthrop.edu


Submission Date: 04/10/2017

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: Would you like to have a job that lets you make use of your puppet voices? Ever thought it would be great to get paid to sing and dance? Do you want to have fun while making a difference in a young person’s life? This is the job for you! Job summary The Youth Services Librarian plans and provides programming for youth of all age groups, selects materials for youth of all ages, performs collection maintenance, coordinates and plans summer reading, trains staff to provide and provides reference services to all ages. This position reports to the Library Director and supervises two full-time staff (or equivalent). Duties require independent judgment and action within specific parameters. Puppet voices are encouraged but not required. This position requires the ability and willingness to travel to any branch in the system. Evening and weekend shifts may be required. Essential duties and responsibilities • Develops, coordinates, promotes, and presents youth programming and outreach, with particular attention to early literacy. • Creates and coordinates displays for youth across three branches. • Supervises youth services assistants, ensuring consistent quality of outreach services. • Participates in library planning and committees. • Staffs and supervises service desks as needed, answers reference questions, and provides readers’ advisory services to all ages. • Provides instruction for patrons in the use of library catalog and databases, internet, and basic office software such as word processors and spreadsheets. • Assists in troubleshooting technology problems for public and staff, including issues with smartphones, tables, e-readers, computer applications, and library software. • Represent the library to community groups, schools, and other groups relevant to position. • Evaluate and prioritize the needs of the library’s youth services on a regular basis, and reports these needs to the Director. • Keeps current with information, news, and trends in youth services librarianship. • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications • Masters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program. • Public library experience working with children and young adults, or any combination of training, experience, and education relevant to the essential duties of this position. • Valid SC driver’s license (can be obtained within the first 6 months of hire). Personal transportation that can be used for business travel is required. Preferred Qualifications • One year of public library experience as a youth services librarian. • Experience developing and implementing programs and activities for children and young adults. • Supervisory experience is strongly preferred, particularly supervisory experience in a public library. • Familiarity with library best practices for providing youth services. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Skills or experience in one or more of the following areas: IT support, ILL, grant writing, fluency in Spanish, peer training, web site maintenance, graphic design, marketing, social media.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit an application for employment, resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to: Diann Smothers, Director Marion County Library System 101 E Court Street Marion, SC 29571 Application form can be found at: http://www.marioncountylibrary.org/images/docs/forms/application.pdf Applications should be postmarked by May 15, 2017 for consideration.

Salary: This position starts at $34,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Compensation package includes generous health care benefits (100% covered by employer for the employee, partial coverage for dependents/spouse), paid leave, and support for professional development. Participation in state retirement plan is required.

Contact: Diann Smothers, Director Marion County Library System 101 E Court Street Marion, SC 29571


 Submission Date: 04/07/2017

Job Title: University Librarian

Job Description: University Librarian Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenured professor appointment as University Librarian. The University Librarian is the senior administrative officer of the University’s Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons and reports directly to the Provost. The Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons of Coastal Carolina University is an academic library providing access, circulation and reference services to students 24/7 throughout the academic year. The departments of Access Services, Collection Management, Instruction Services, Library Administration, and Library Technology & Systems comprise the Library, providing collections and services to the university as well as to the local community. The person hired for this position is responsible for the leadership, organization, administration, operation, and evaluation of physical facilities, faculty and staff, collections, and budgets. In concert with key stakeholders, the University Librarian promotes the educational objectives of the University by leading the development of a clear vision of how the Library serves the University community. More information about this library, including the vision and mission of the Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons, can be found here: http://www.coastal.edu/library. Candidates must have an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS plus a record of service and intellectual contributions appropriate to an appointment at senior faculty rank with tenure. Successful candidates will also have a record of increasingly responsible positions with at least five years of upper-level experience in an academic library setting. A second master’s degree or PhD is preferred. In addition, successful candidates should discuss how they meet the following attributes and experience: An innovative mindset • Ability to communicate a broad vision and a student-centered agenda for the improvement of library services that aligns with and supports the University and Library’s strategic plans; • Ability to bring in forward-thinking ideas and encourage the development of creative and innovative solutions that will best serve the needs of students, faculty, and staff as well as the local community and visitors; • Proven success encouraging, developing, and implementing library innovations. A collaborative and supportive leadership style built upon transparent and open communication • Strong skills in supervising and working with a diverse group of employees; • Ability to foster a positive working environment; • Ability to develop effective working relationships with other campus departments; • Ability to support professional development and encourage excellence in employees; • Ability to promote and celebrate diversity; • Effective representation and advocacy of the library at the campus, state, regional, national, consortia level; • Effective and transparent communication within and outside the library. A proven track record of experience • High personal standards and expectations for excellence in work; • Experience with managing an academic library and spaces with multiple functions; • Supervising staff, tenure track and tenured librarians; • Experience in careful budget planning and execution in the wise use of resources and in seeking other additional resources through fundraising and grant writing; • Familiarity with the importance of access to collections both physical and virtual and how they support the academic mission of the university; • Familiarity with advances in scholarly communication, intellectual property rights, licensing, preservation and institutional repositories, and information literacy; • Familiarity with physical and other online technologies and their applications to academic libraries; • Familiarity with current services both physical and virtual and a vision for the future as the university and higher education environment changes; • Experience with library assessment, strategic planning, and accreditation processes. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership and a PhD in Marine Science. Candidates should submit an application electronically at http://jobs.coastal.edu. Include a current CV, a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and speaking to the preferred attributes listed above), and the names and contact information for at least three professional references (who will not be contacted without permission of the candidate). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by the end of the day on May 10, 2017. Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Candidates should submit an application electronically at http://jobs.coastal.edu. Include a current CV, a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and speaking to the preferred attributes listed above), and the names and contact information for at least three professional references (who will not be contacted without permission of the candidate). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by the end of the day on May 10, 2017.


Submission Date: 04/03/2017

Job Title: Resource Management Librarian – Assistant Professor

Job Description: Austin Peay State University invites applications for a Resource Management Librarian at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and supervising operations of the Resource Management unit, consisting of acquisitions, cataloging, serials, government publications, and interlibrary loan. The incumbent will also provide instruction, reference, and liaison services, and will supervise two full-time support staff and a student assistant.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association (or international equivalent). • Acquisitions and/or collection development experience. • Experience using an integrated library system (III Sierra preferred) for technical services functions. • Knowledge of OCLC interfaces, MARC formats, Dublin Core, RDA, LC Classification, and LCSH. • Evidence of commitment to a public service ethic in a learner-centered library environment. • Effective interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills. • Evidence of potential to meet requirements for faculty tenure and promotion. Preferred Qualifications: • Serials, government publications, and/or interlibrary loan experience. • Reference and teaching experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are taken online only at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources and will be accepted until the position is filled. Each applicant must submit a curriculum vita and cover letter, and must include the names and contact information for THREE REFERENCES, one of which must be from your most recent or current employer. Many candidates add this to their CV. Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu. For the fifth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University was named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The picturesque campus is located in Middle Tennessee near the confluence of the Cumberland and Red Rivers, 50 miles northwest of Nashville. Austin Peay State University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by APSU. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at nondiscrmination@apsu.edu. IT IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR TO MISREPRESENT ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Salary: $66,109 – $70,721

Contact: A full position description is located on the University website at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources. Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu.


Submission Date: 03/29/2017

Job Title: Collection Development Librarian, Grade 23

Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Will perform selection of materials in a variety of traditional and emerging formats for Children and Teen collections including digital content, video games and graphic novels and series •Will work closely with Director of Children’s Services and Director of Teen Services in selection of materials •Analyzes community and library data to inform collection development decisions •Evaluates, weeds and sorts Children’s and Teen collection for repair, replacement or bindery on a monthly basis •Maintains budget for assigned collection areas •Evaluates new products such as databases, emerging formats and streaming platforms •Organizes, tracks and generally maintains vendors contracts •Manages floating collections •Participates in collection development projects •Evaluates gifts and donations and patron requests for purchases •Assists Director of Collection Management with departmental activities •Works public service desks which may include reference, audio-visual, circulation, children’s and branches

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: ALA/MLS from an accredited ALA library school. •2 or more years of experience working in libraries as a librarian. •Experience in Collection Development, including selection and weeding of materials. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: •Strong commitment to delivery of excellent customer service •Knowledge of and ability to select materials in a wide variety of formats including downloadable; Blu-ray; DVD and print •Comprehensive knowledge of needs and current interests of library patrons •Extensive knowledge of popular culture •Must enjoy working with the public of all ages •Extensive experience and proficiency with OverDrive and Polaris •Knowledge of public library principles, procedures, materials and practices •Solid organizational, interpersonal and communications skills •Ability to work closely with others or alone •Excellent oral and written communication skills •Experience and ease with current library information technology and Microsoft Office •Ability to exert up to 40-50 pounds and pressure and up to 20 pounds frequently •Valid driver’s license required

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Completed applications, along with resume and cover letter can be mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306 or faxed to 864-596-3518. Applications can be printed from our website: www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Salary: $38,000 per year minimum

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk hr@infodepot.org


 

Submission Date: 03/29/2017

Job Title: First Year Experience Reference Librarian

Job Description: This is a 12-month renewable position working 28 hours per/week (Monday - Friday). The work location will primarily be on the Conway campus with some travel between our three campus locations required. This flexible and outgoing individual will provide library instruction and assist in providing daily reference assistance to first year students as needed. The individual will work closely with the full time Reference Librarian and create online learning tools for individual courses / programs, participate in the embedded librarian program, and monitor live chat.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualification: An MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution. Preferred Requirements: Successful classroom teaching or library instruction experience, working knowledge of SIRSI Integrated Library System and Springshare LibGuides, an extensive knowledge of Gale, EBSCO, and other database searching interfaces, and academic library experience.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hgtc/default.cfm

Salary: Commensurate with education/experience

Contact: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hgtc/default.cfm


 Submission Date: 03/29/2017

Job Title: Collection Development Librarian, Grade 23

Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Will perform selection of materials in a variety of traditional and emerging formats for Children and Teen collections including digital content, video games and graphic novels and series •Will work closely with Director of Children’s Services and Director of Teen Services in selection of materials •Analyzes community and library data to inform collection development decisions •Evaluates, weeds and sorts Children’s and Teen collection for repair, replacement or bindery on a monthly basis •Maintains budget for assigned collection areas •Evaluates new products such as databases, emerging formats and streaming platforms •Organizes, tracks and generally maintains vendors contracts •Manages floating collections •Participates in collection development projects •Evaluates gifts and donations and patron requests for purchases •Assists Director of Collection Management with departmental activities •Works public service desks which may include reference, audio-visual, circulation, children’s and branches

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: ALA/MLS from an accredited ALA library school. •2 or more years of experience working in libraries as a librarian. •Experience in Collection Development, including selection and weeding of materials. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: •Strong commitment to delivery of excellent customer service •Knowledge of and ability to select materials in a wide variety of formats including downloadable; Blu-ray; DVD and print •Comprehensive knowledge of needs and current interests of library patrons •Extensive knowledge of popular culture •Must enjoy working with the public of all ages •Extensive experience and proficiency with OverDrive and Polaris •Knowledge of public library principles, procedures, materials and practices •Solid organizational, interpersonal and communications skills •Ability to work closely with others or alone •Excellent oral and written communication skills •Experience and ease with current library information technology and Microsoft Office •Ability to exert up to 40-50 pounds and pressure and up to 20 pounds frequently •Valid driver’s license required

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Completed applications, along with resume and cover letter can be mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306 or faxed to 864-596-3518. Applications can be printed from our website: www.spartanburglibraries.org.

Salary: : $38,000 per year minimum

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk hr@infodepot.org


Submission Date: 03/28/2017

Job Title: Learning Engagement Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $38,000 minimum per year

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


Submission Date: 03/27/2017

Job Title: Librarian I

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

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

Type: Full Time

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


 

Submission Date: 03/20/2017

Job Title: Special Collections Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

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


Submission Date: 03/16/2017

Job Title: Conover & Claremont Branch Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $42,221.90

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


Submission Date: 03/13/2017

Job Title: Circulation Supervisor

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: hr@dcl.lib.sc.us


Submission Date: 03/03/2017

Job Title: Librarian: Cataloging & Metadata

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

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

Type: Part Time

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

Salary: $26.76 - $42.84 Hourly

Contact: 703-228-3500


Submission Date: 03/02/2017

Job Title: Richland Library Eastover Customer and Security Associate

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $975.00 biweekly, plus benefits

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