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: 02/20/2017

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: The Youth Services Librarian plans and provides programming for youth of all age groups, selects circulating and non-circulating materials for youth of all ages, performs collection management and 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 includes supervisory responsibilities. Duties may require independent judgment and action within specific parameters. This position requires the ability and willingness to travel to any branch in the system. Evening and weekend shifts may be assigned. Essential duties and responsibilities • Develops, coordinates, promotes, and presents youth programming and outreach, with particular attention to early literacy. • Creates and coordinates displays for the youth areas across 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. • Performs collection development duties. • 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. • Supervisory experience. • Public library experience working with children and young adults. • Valid SC driver’s license. Personal transportation that can be used for business travel is required. Preferred Qualifications • One to three years of public library experience as a professional youth services librarian. • Experience developing and implementing programs and activities for young adults. • Strong background in childhood development. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Supervisory experience in public libraries. • 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 Review of applications will begin on March 6 and will continue until position is filled.

Salary: Starts at $34,000 commensurate with experience. Includes generous healthcare benefits.

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


Submission Date: 02/16/2017

Job Title: Inclusive Services Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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


Submission Date: 02/15/2017

Job Title: Librarian III - Information Services Manager

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: 43,091


Submission Date: 02/14/2017

Job Title: Scholarly Communications Librarian

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

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

Type:

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

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

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


Submission Date: 02/10/2017

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

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: 60,000


 

Submission Date: 02/08/2017

Job Title: Assistant Librarian - Reference and Instructional

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 02/06/2017

Job Title: Campus Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact:


 

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


 

Submission Date: 2017-01-31
Job Title: Library Assistant
Organization: Saluda County Library
Job Description:


SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 ADMINISTRATIVE

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

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

 REFERENCE AND READER ADVISORY SERVICES

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

 COORDINATION OF WORK

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

Type: Full Time
How to Apply:

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

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


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

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

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


Submission Date: 2017-01-22
Job Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Organization: Reese Library, Augusta University
Job Description:
Augusta University 
Librarian Instructor/Librarian Assistant Professor 
Job Opening ID: 11982 

University Libraries, Reese Library, Summerville Campus 
Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian (position #11021), a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with an appointment as Instructor.   
The successful candidate will accomplish the following: 

  • Participate in the re-design, implementation, and assessment of the library’s instructional program.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging trends in information literacy, library instruction, and instructional technology.
  • Provide research assistance to students, faculty, staff, and other library users in a variety of formats, keeping current on   
    research resources as well as trends and issues relevant to research assistance provision.
  • Serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining online research guides for assigned subject areas.
  • Participate in and make recommendations in collection evaluation projects.
  • Participate in the weeding/withdrawal of items from the library’s collection.
  • 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.

 Intra-Institutional Responsibilities: 

The Reference and Instruction 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 Reference and Instruction 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 in library instruction or other teaching experience, preferably at the college level.
  • Demonstrated awareness of emerging trends in information literacy.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an academic setting. 

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated interest in library research in teaching, curriculum design, or information literacy initiatives.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in professional associations.
  • Ability to design course content for both in-house and distance education programs.
  • Ability to evaluate and assess instructional programs and teaching.
  • Understanding of learning management systems.
  • Experience serving diverse communities.

Type: Full-Time
How to Apply: 

In order to be formally 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/  

Minimum Recruitment Period: 30 days 

Augusta University Application/Recruitment Deadline: Open until filled
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.
Salary: $40, 000-$44,000
Contact: Thomas Weeks, Search Committee Chair, tweeks@augusta.edu


Submission Date: 2017-01-18
Job Title: Director
Organization: Morris Public Library (Chicago area)
Job Description:
Director, Morris Area Public Library District (Chicago area)
 
The Board of Trustees of the Morris Area Public Library District seeks a dedicated and dynamic leader to serve as Library Director.
 
Located just an hour from downtown Chicago, the community of Morris offers small-town charm with easy access to the greater Chicago area. Morris has been called a “Norman Rockwell” type of town, known for its strong community spirit, thriving downtown and year-round recreational opportunities.
 
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to lead the library forward to becoming an even bigger presence in this delightful community.
 
For more information on the community and the library, and to apply for the position, please visit www.johnkeister.com/morris
 
Applications received by February 17 will receive first preference. We welcome phone and email inquiries.
 
John Keister and Associates
www.johnkeister.com
Executive Search for Libraries
library@johnkeister.com
 
p: 847-955-0541 

Qualifications:  For more information on the community and the library, please visit www.johnkeister.com/morris
Type: Full-Time
How to Apply:

For more information on the community and the library, and to apply for the position, please visit www.johnkeister.com/morris
 
Applications received by February 17 will receive first preference. We welcome phone and email inquiries.
Contact:
John Keister and Associates
www.johnkeister.com
Executive Search for Libraries
library@johnkeister.comp: 847-955-0541


 

 

Submission Date: 2017-01-11
Job Title: Part-time Librarian
Organization: Trident Technical College – (All campuses / sites)
Job Description: This part time position will have an emphasis on public services, reference, and bibliographic instruction taught on campus and delivered remotely to distance learners.  Experience with virtual reference tools and online course management / learning management systems (i.e. D2L, Blackboard) is preferred. Additional responsibilities include collection development, working with computerized resource systems and databases, and participating, as needed, in other library functions such as systems and technical services. This position requires flexible hours and locations, as needed, for the delivery of instruction during day, evening or weekend hours and at off-site locations. 
Qualifications: This position requires a master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA accredited institution. 
Type: Part Time
How to Apply:

http://www.tridenttech.edu/about/departments/hr/ttc_hrapply.htm
 
The College receives online applications via NEOGOV our partner website. To be considered for career opportunities with the college, please visit the state website at www.jobs.sc.gov. A separate application is required for each position.
 
This position is open until filled. 
 
Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Contact: For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201.


Submission Date: 2017-01-09
Job Title: Library Consultant
Organization: South Carolina State Library
Job Description: 
The Library Consultant works with public library directors, trustees and staff to encourage best practices in library management and operations.  The Consultant is a specialist regarding the policies and procedures that guide and govern libraries, and serves as a resource for public libraries and for the Library Development team on a broad range of library topics.

  • Provide advice on best practices for the management and operation of public libraries to directors, staff, and trustees.    
  • Provide consultation and training on the roles and responsibilities of Library Boards. 
  • Serve as an expert resource in at least two of these areas: Strategic planning; library facilities planning; operational work flow; library advocacy.
  • Research library legislation and Board by-laws, and write policies, procedures, reports and other documents as needed to guide and support the work of libraries.   
  • Act as a liaison between the State Library and relevant state and national forums and institutions related to the work of public libraries.
  • Independently identify areas of need in public libraries; research, design and plan for implementation of programs and projects designed to address those needs.
  • Work with library Friends’ groups such as the statewide Friends of South Carolina Libraries in an advisory capacity regarding advocacy and community support for libraries.
     
    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:
Minimum Requirement and Additional Requirements:

  •  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. 
     
    Specific knowledge and expertise preferred in library policy development, library legislation, advocacy, and trustee relations.  Broad knowledge of the following public library operational and management elements, or ability to develop knowledge rapidly:  Library organization and administration, procedures and typical services; library staffing; collection development principles; library support and finance; local, state, and federal rules and regulations which apply to libraries; library customer service; library standards and/or statistics; library facilities planning.  Ability to communicate effectively in writing, by email, and by telephone; high degree of comfort in meeting people of all abilities in professional situations. Comfort with public speaking preferred.  Ability to work independently and exercise initiative. Ability to define personal goals and contribute to team goal setting and accomplishment of goals; ability to guide the work of others (for instance, an intern.)
     

Additional Comments: 
 
The State Library actively promotes professional development and learning opportunities for staff.  Work takes place in an office environment.  No physically demanding requirements, but ability to retrieve library materials is essential.  Limited overnight travel required. 

  • Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from consideration for employment.
  • Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work/salary history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed in lieu of a completed state application to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.
  • Please include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Reference and background check will be conducted.

Type: Full Time
How to Apply:
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.jobs.sc.gov 
Find a full position description and instructions for applying on the SC Library Jobs List:  http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/jobs/library-consultant
 
Salary: $46,000 - $55,000
Contact: 
South Carolina State Library 
1500 Senate Street 
Columbia, SC 29201 
Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


Submission Date: 2017-01-04
Job Title: Adult Services Librarian
Organization: Marion County Library System
Job Description:
Job summary
The Marion County Library System seeks a dynamic and creative Adult Services Librarian. The Adult Services Librarian plans and provides programming for adult patrons, develops services for adults, selects circulating and non-circulating materials for adults, performs collection management and maintenance, conducts computer instruction for the public, and provides reference services to all ages. This position reports to the Library Director and includes supervisory responsibilities. Duties may require independent judgment and action within specific parameters.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Staffs service desks, answers reference questions, and provides readers’ advisory services.
  • Provides instruction for patrons in the use of library catalog and databases, internet, and basic office software such as word processors and spreadsheets.
  • Develops, coordinates, promotes, and presents adult programming and outreach in collaboration with the Adult Services Team.
  • Serves as a member of the Interlibrary Loan Team.
  • Assists with creation and maintenance of displays for adults.
  • Assists with monitoring and approving requests to post flyers and notices.
  • Assists in troubleshooting technology problems for public and staff, including issues with smartphones, tables, e-readers, computer applications, and library software.
  • Supervises circulation services and library assistants, ensuring consistent and equitable application of library policies at service desks.
  • Performs collection development, management, and maintenance.
  • Represents the library to community groups as assigned.
  • Evaluates and prioritizes the needs of the library’s adult services on a regular basis; reporting and advocating these needs to the Director.
  • Participates in library planning and committees.
  • Keeps informed of current events and of developments in the library field. Attends professional workshops and conferences.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position will require evening and weekend shifts.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Masters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Valid SC driver’s license.

 Applicants who are in their final semester of their MLS program will be considered and must complete their degree within 6 months of hire.

Personal transportation that can be used for business travel is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One to three years of public library experience as a professional librarian.
  • Progressively responsible supervisory experience in a public library.
  • Skills or experience in one or more of the following areas: IT support, ILL, SC historical research, genealogy research, 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
Salary: Starts at $34,000, commensurate with experience.
Contact: Diann Smothers


Submission Date: 2017-01-04
Job Title: Senior Librarian (Early Childhood Services)
Organization: Suffolk Public Library
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 (Early Childhood Services) will be responsible for the development of system-wide events, classes and services serving children ages 0-5 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. Requires a valid driver’s license.
Type: Full-Time
How to Apply: http://www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/about/careers/
Salary: $48,436 – $62,240
Contact: http://www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/about/careers/


Submission Date: 2017-01-03
Job Title: Branch Librarian III
Organization: Lexington County Library
Job Description:
Manages a medium branch. Supervises, trains, and guides staff. Assists in Strategic Planning for the branch, including facilities management. Oversees the Collection Development for the branch. Advocates library services through programs, community partnerships, and as the liaison to the Friends of the Library. Guides and assists customers in the use of technology and reference services. Provides high-level customer service duties related to circulation and customer accounts.
 
Manages all aspects of the branch. Ensures branch is staffed and operational for the public. Supervises staff including; scheduling, training, and evaluating. Coaches and mentors staff regarding personnel matters.  Assesses unique circumstances and makes informed decisions concerning customer service and facilities management. Collects and maintains accurate records of fines and fees and makes bank deposits.  Plans and budgets for office and household supplies.
 
Plans for the branch based on community needs and on the vision and the mission of the library.  Recommends changes or additions to facilities, services, and staffing.  Assists in formulation of library policy and procedures, and ensures they are implemented.
 
Manages the collection of materials for the branch. Develops internal branch collection budget based on allocations. Analyzes circulation statistics and trends in order to create a Collection DevelopmentPlan for the branch.  Selects and deselects materials based on community analysis.
 
Advocates for the library by promoting services and programs to individuals, civic organizations, community agencies and educational institutions. Cultivates partnerships through communication and interaction. Develops and presents dynamic programs for the public within the branch and through outreach activities. Provides opportunities for all ages to strengthen economic development, job skills, literacy, and recreation to build lifelong learning skills. Collaborates with the Friends of the Library.
  
Provides reference and technology services for the public. Trains and assists the public in the use of the library equipment, print and online resources, and electronic devices, including instruction for downloading electronic materials. Prepares bibliographic tools to provide readers’ advisory for adults and youth.
 
Provides quality customer service following library policies and procedures to successfully fulfill the needs and expectations of the public. Manages the day-to-day duties, such as the circulation of materials, customer account issues, and customer registrations. Generates and processes documents and reports relating to customer requests and internal operations.
  
Performs other similar duties as required.

Qualifications: MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by three to five years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience.  Five to ten years experience in public library management preferred. Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds fo force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having move objects.  Must be able to work days, nights and weekends.
Type: Full Time
How to Apply: To apply, please visit the County's Job Listings Page at https://www.lex-co.com/Applications/HROnline/PUBLIC/VACANCYLISTING.ASPX .
Salary: $43,681
Contact: Please contact the County's Human Resources Department at 803-785-8225 with any questions.


Submission Date: 2016-12-19
Job Title: Librarian I
Organization: Augusta-Richmond County Public Library
Job Description:
Professional Librarian, under the direction of the Assistant Director of Public Services.  Job responsibilities consist of programming, planning, and organizing and directing children's library services. They may include supervision, training and scheduling of personnel assigned to the department. This work is carried out independently with guidance and oversight from the Assistant Director of Public Services.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Under the guidance of the Assistant Director for Public Services, directs and supervises the operations of the children's library service; makes assignment to staff, trains and evaluates staff; conducts long- and short-range planning; consolidates statistics and prepares reports.
  • Plans, promotes, and implements programs for children, generally preschool to sixth grade.
  • Provides reference service and reader's advisory service to children, parents/caregivers, and teachers; acts as liaison with schools, daycare centers, homeschools, and community agencies serving children.
  • Selects materials for acquisition and withdrawal from the children's collections; supervises the organization, maintenance, and disposal of materials.
  • Creates displays to enhance the library experience and to promote use of library resources.
  • Maintains working knowledge of contemporary issues, trends, and technology in the library profession by participating in virtual and face-to-face conferences, workshops, meetings and by reading professional literature
  • Maintains knowledge of the automated circulation; interprets library policies and procedures to the public.

 
Qualifications:
Education: Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university.
 
Experience:  Three (3) years of children's services experience to include management, timekeeping, programming, collection management and computer skills.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of library collections, books and literature, standard reference sources, as well as of the library's automated catalog, computer operating systems, word processing software, on-line databases, Galileo, the Internet, and other resources provided for public use by the library.
  • Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System
  • Proficiency in scheduling, preparing and presenting programming, operation audiovisual equipment, problem solving and interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to relate and interact with school and cultural organizations needed.
  • Knowledge of children's literature, popular children's authors and illustrators, and storytelling techniques
  •  Ability to speak in public.
  • Knowledge of the needs and abilities of children and the available library materials and services.
  • Initiative, enthusiasm, creative thinking, tact, and good judgment.
  • Considerable ability to develop short and long-term development and operations plans and programs for children's library services.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Skill in using personal computers and various Microsoft applications.
  • Skill in patron relations, in dealing with complaints and problem situations, and in interacting with a wide cross-section of the public.
  • Skill in working with children and adults, such as teachers, parents, day care providers, college students, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

 
Certification: Possess or have the ability to obtain a Grade G-5 or higher certificate from the Georgia State Board of Certification for Librarians within six months of hire date.
 
Type: Full Time
How to Apply: In order to be considered for an available position, you must complete an Online Employment Application process in NEOGOV. This process can be started by visiting the Augusta-Richmond County Government website at www.augustaga.gov and clicking on Department, then on Human Resources. Please don't mail your resume' or cover letter. Only applications submitted online through NEOGOV system are reviewed. 
Salary: $39,059.74/Year
Contact:
Mashell Fashion, Director
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library
823 Telfair St. 
Augusta, Georgia 30901
fashionm@arcpls.org   
706-821-2600


Submission Date: 12-12-2016
Job Title: Executive Director
Organization: Dorchester County Library
Job Description: 
The Dorchester County Library Board of Trustees seeks an innovative, visionary, inspired leader to serve as Executive Director.    The Executive Director reports to the Library Board; advises the Board on Library issues and matters of policy, implementing policies and goals as set by the Board; develops annual budget and works with County Administration.  Attributes needed are extensive knowledge of professional library service; extensive library management experience; excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills; organizational skills; ability to manage employees over several locations and work in a collaborative management team environment; and ability to work well with the public and others in the profession.
Qualifications: 

  • MLIS degree from an ALA accredited library program
  • Possess a Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library or be eligible for certification.
  • Possess valid state driver’s license.
  • 3-5 years of library director experience or 6-12 years of increasing management responsibilities.

Type: Full Time
How to Apply: Please apply online at www.dcl.lib.sc.us
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Contact:

Pinky Harriott
Director of Operations
843-563-9189 x 114