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: 04/11/2018

Job Title: Circulation Coordinator

Job Description: The Sandor Teszler Library of Wofford College seeks a creative, dynamic, team-oriented Circulation Coordinator, with superior customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills. Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We strongly encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. This is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Library Research, Education, and Outreach Services. The Circulation Coordinator manages all aspects of the library’s circulation services, including circulation of materials, coordinating course reserves, maintenance of physical circulating collections, and statistical data collection and reporting. The Circulation Coordinator provides proactive and responsive customer service to library patrons in a variety of methods. In addition, this individual is responsible for the maintenance of the patron database in the ILS, in collaboration with the Director of Library Systems and Applications. The Circulation Coordinator must work collaboratively with library staff. Exceptional customer service skills are central to this position, including clear, effective, and diplomatic oral and written communication. This individual maintains a highly visible position in the library and is committed to ensuring quality service to patrons and colleagues. Additionally, the person in this position will have the opportunity to help us develop an entirely new circulation service point thanks to anticipated library renovations.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS ~Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with 3 years' experience working in library services OR 5 years' experience supervising library circulation services ~Exceptional communication and public relations skills that demonstrate a proactive approach to service (demonstrated ability to anticipate needs and take initiative) ~Proficient experience with effective use of technological hardware and software (with a preference for proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel) and library software applications PREFERRED SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND KNOWLEDGE ~Prior work experience in an academic library ~Prior experience hiring, training, and supervising staff ~Strong organizational skills ~Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with others and in groups and/or team settings ~Professional experience navigating challenges and adapting to a rapidly changing environment ~Professional experience working effectively with diverse populations ~Professional experience interpreting and implementing policies effectively

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants need to provide the following application documents; (1) a cover letter explaining their experience and interest, (2) a current resume, and (3) minimally three professional references (including current telephone and email information) to reynoldsjk@wofford.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2018. The college’s non-discrimination statement, as adopted by the Board of Trustees, is Wofford College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status. Wofford values diversity within our students, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hr@wofford.edu. A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Salary:

Contact: Questions about the position can be directed to Mr. Kevin Reynolds, Dean of the Sandor Teszler Library (reynoldsjk@wofford.edu / 864.597.4300).


 

Submission Date: 04/09/2018

Job Title: Librarian I

Job Description: Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), PT, Five Forks Branch, Works every weekend, Sat. & Sun. Salary: $20.93 per hour, 13 hours per week Status: Regular Part-time, Non-Exempt Available: May 2018 Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. Schedule: Saturday 8:30a-6:00p & Sunday 1:30p-6:00p. FUNCTION Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E). • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E) • Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E) • Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E) • Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E). • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members. • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations. • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E) • Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E) • Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) • Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E) • Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E) • Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E) • May process 14 day and leased books. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items. • Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. • Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS (Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge: • Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use. • Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email. • Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. • Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning. • Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods. • Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques. Skills/Abilities: • Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. • Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes. • Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases . • Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. • Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. • Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services. • Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy. • Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills. • Preferred: Touch typing skills. Characteristics: • Works well in a team environment. • Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service. • Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. • Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. • Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. • Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. • Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. • Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. • Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. • Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement. • Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved. • Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Required: • Master’s degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university • Coursework or experience emphasizing public library reference, readers’ advisory service and research • Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library • Experience working with the public in a customer service position • Experience working in a library or formal learning environment Preferred: • Supervisory or leadership experience PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must have the ability to: • concentrate for long periods of time • speak clearly and distinctly • hear and/or comprehend verbal communication • hear audible alarms and notifications • see and interpret all job-related materials • operate Library equipment as assigned • lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds • sit for long periods of time • stand for long periods of time • walk, bend and stoop • reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel

Type: Part Time

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

Salary: $20.93 per hour, 13 hours per week

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


 

Submission Date: 04/06/2018

Job Title: Assistant Director for Public Services

Job Description: Position Title: Assistant Director for Public Services Reports to: Library Director Overall Responsibility Assists the Director in the management, supervision and administration of the library system. In the absence of the Director, an Assistant Director is responsible for the operation and administration of the library system. Employee is the County Librarian for at least two counties. Employee supervises Technical Services, Youth Services and Extension Services departments. Essential Job Functions • Attends regional board meetings or committee meetings • Advises Director and trustees on policy • Advises Director on procedure • Meets with funding agencies, as needed • Enforces policy and procedure consistently throughout library system • Participates in system wide planning • Speaks to local civic groups or other organizations when requested • Assists Director in preparing budget and annual report • Supervises staff and activities for Technical Services, including serials management for library system • Supervises or performs the cataloging of all purchased or donated materials • Evaluates all purchased or donated materials • Supervises the ordering and processing of materials • Supervises or performs the deleting of outdated and damaged materials from the collection; assesses the need for replacement • Supervises or performs maintenance of library catalog within Evergreen and OCLC, using RDA and FRBR • Assists in the selection and development of the library system collection, according to the Collection Development Policy and oversees materials budget • Supervises staff and activities for Youth Services, including planning and coordinating the Summer Reading Program for all branches • Supervises staff and activities for Extension Services, including Interlibrary Loan & vehicle maintenance • Supervise all local staff members & activities at assigned branch libraries • Interview and recommends to the Director hiring of local staff members • Sets or approves staff schedules • Assists with reference services & collection development • Trains and cross trains staff as needed • Attends professional meetings and workshops • Insures that quality library service is available to all citizens in region • Travels onsite to various branches, as needed • Assists with special projects, as needed • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, a motor vehicle record check and fulfill I9 requirements Education, Training and/or Experience • Masters in Library Science from a college accredited by the American Library Association • Hold or be able to obtain a G5 or higher Georgia certification of librarianship • Hold or be able to obtain a valid Georgia driver’s license • Minimum of three years library experience; one year must be in an administrative position in a library Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Ability to address and resolve patron and staff conflicts equitably • Ability to evaluate, direct, supervise and motivate personnel • Ability to maintain a satisfactory (good/average) or higher rating in annual performance evaluation • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use tact and diplomacy working with staff and the public • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions • Access to a reliable means of transportation • Ability to travel to headquarters, other library locations and cities around the state for required meetings • Ability to understand, interpret and apply library policies and procedures • Excellent computer skills • Excellent interpersonal skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy with numbers • Knowledge and experience with personnel management Physical Demands • Nature of work requires an ability to occasionally lift boxes of books of 40 pounds or less and push heavy wheeled book carts • Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time • Must be able to use a computer for extended periods and operate standard office equipment, daily • Must be able to bend, crouch or stoop Working Conditions • Majority of work performed in a climate controlled library • Requires availability for extended hours as needed • Requires evenings and weekends • Requires travel and extended work hours to attend meetings, training workshops and special events Training, Supervision and Evaluation The Assistant Director for Public Services is directly supervised by the Library Director. Use of the circulation software is primarily learned from fellow staff members and online training. Formal evaluation and review of the Assistant Director for Public Service’s performance is provided by the Library Director.

Qualifications: • Masters in Library Science from a college accredited by the American Library Association • Hold or be able to obtain a G5 or higher Georgia certification of librarianship • Hold or be able to obtain a valid Georgia driver’s license • Minimum of three years library experience; one year must be in an administrative position in a library

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send a cover letter, resume and three professional references via email or mail to: Cynthia Kilby ckilby@pinemtnlibrary.org Pine Mountain Regional Library P. O. Box 709 Manchester, GA 31816

Salary: $47,000

Contact: Cynthia Kilby Pine Mountain Regional Library P. O. Box 709 Manchester, GA 31816


Submission Date: 04/03/2018

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant/Circulation Department

Job Description: Responsibilities include circulation of library materials using the automated library system, collecting & accounting for money receipts, supervising student employees, monitoring library service areas & performing opening/closing procedures. Candidate must be flexible as this position my require occasional daytime hours. Hours are revised during semester breaks, summers & holidays.

Qualifications: Excellent customer service skills are essential. Computer skills are essential, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office. Training on the library automated system will be provided. Applicants with academic library experience and/or a college degree preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Complete the online application for the position on the Charleston Southern University Human Resources homepage & attach a resume and cover letter in a single document.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: CSU, Human Resources Department.


Submission Date: 04/03/2018

Job Title: Project Archivist

Job Description: The College of Charleston is seeking an experienced Project Archivist for the successful execution of an archives and records management project. This is a Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation grant-funded, 18-month, full-time, temporary position in the Special Collections Department of the Addlestone Library. The project archivist will be in charge of the processing, description, and encoding of approximately 100 linear feet of materials documenting LGBTQ institutions and individuals in the South Carolina Lowcountry, with the expectation that additional acquisitions will continue during the project period. The project archivist will also be responsible for the editing, processing, and description of oral history transcripts and audio files. The project archivist reports to the Manager of Archival Processing and works with the subject specialist and the faculty and student oral historians involved in the project. While only 18 months is currently funded, there is the possibility of extension. Essential Functions Processing and Intellectual Access for LGTBQ Manuscript Collections (60%) • Accessions and processes materials into Special Collections • Arranges, describes, and catalogs manuscript collections in all formats • Assures appropriate physical housing and storage of collections • Identifies and refers items as necessary for preservation treatment • Evaluates content of collections with special focus on identifying sensitive and restricted materials • Prepares finding aids, guides, and other descriptive access tools, including the creation of EAD-encoded finding aids Processing and Intellectual Access for LGTBQ Oral History Collections (40%) • Accessions and processes oral histories into Special Collections • Arranges, describes, and catalogs oral history materials • Prepares and describes oral histories for inclusion in the Lowcountry Digital Library

Qualifications: Qualifications Required • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution • One or more years of professional archival processing experience • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with processing, arrangement, description, and encoding of archival collections • Working knowledge of DACS, EAD and other relevant descriptive standards (DublinCore, MODS, MARC21, etc.) • Familiarity with XML schemas and the use of XML editors (such as NoteTab Pro). • Ability to plan, prioritize work, and meet deadlines • Ability to work independently • Strong attention to detail • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills • Strong written communication skills Preferred • Experience with LGBTQ collections • Knowledge of SC and lowcountry history • Experience with oral history collections • Knowledge of nationally-accepted standards, tools, and best practices in the field of archival science • Ability to safely move carts and book/flatbed trucks loaded up to 100 pounds; lift and bend with boxes or volumes weighing up to 40 pounds; climb and reach on step stools and rolling ladders; handle dollies and metal trucks

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/7188

Salary: $50,000


Submission Date: 03/23/2018

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Librarian/Coordinator of Information Literacy

Job Description: 12-month, tenure-track faculty position to begin July 1, 2018 Coordinate an active library instruction program including but not limited to: serve as the lead for library instruction and information literacy, schedule and delegate class sessions to library faculty, access the library instruction/information literacy program, and maintain documentation. Identify, monitor, and analyze trends in information literacy and library instruction that will impact library services at USC Upstate. Collaborate with faculty and academic staff to support student research and integrate information literacy instruction into courses in both traditional and online formats. Develop and maintain web tutorials, subject course guides. Teach sections of the library’s credit course (LIB201) as well as teach library instruction and collection development as liaison to a disciplinary subject area. Participate in staffing the reference desk, including Saturday rotation. Report to the Dean of the Library. Library faculty have rank and are expected to serve on committees, be involved in professional organizations, and engage in scholarly activities.

Qualifications: An ALA accredited MLS; must have a minimum of two years of relevant library experience; familiarity with practical and theoretical aspects of information literacy, including ACRL Framework and Standards; knowledge of software, emerging technologies, and web applications pertinent to library instruction and working in an academic institution; knowledge of print and electronic resources; ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and others; excellent oral and written skills; strong commitment to client-centered services. Strong interest in scholarly activity (publications, presentations, and grant writing). Successful background check is required. Preferred: Past coordination experience; experience in an academic library; experience teaching at the college level; experience teaching or designing online courses; familiarity with LibGuides, LibWizard, Camtasia Studio, SharePoint, Office 365, and Blackboard; evidence of scholarly activities (publications, theses).

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more details on position and how to apply, see University of South Carolina Jobs, Posting No. FAC00048P018 at http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/27727

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Andrew Kearns Assistant/Associate Librarian/Coordinator of Information Literacy Committee USC Upstate Library 800 University Way Spartanburg, SC 29303 akearns@uscupstate.edu (864) 503-5403


Submission Date: 03/22/2018

Job Title: Richland Library Wheatley Children’s Librarian

Job Description: The following are among the various duties you may be performing in this position: * Serving as a member of the branch’s leadership and management team, including actively supervising branch staff and leading teams effectively and judiciously. * Planning, scheduling and presenting programs, such as storytimes, storytelling, tours, multi-media programs, booktalks, and bibliographic instruction, in the library or as outreach activities in the community. * Assisting the branch manager in managing employee performance for success, and with initiating and implementing plans for employee development. * Assisting the branch manager with aspects of interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff and volunteers. * Acting as the primary liaison for a targeted audience, and providing specialized services specific to that audience. * Demonstrating ability to learn quickly and to easily apply new skills and knowledge, including procedures and especially technology. * Coordinating, training, and supervising staff conducting programs. * Developing collaborative partnerships that engage with the community. * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Recommending, selecting & helping locate materials/services for customers. * Completing complex circulation procedures correctly; interpreting and communicating library policies and procedures to customers and other staff members. * Assisting in overseeing daily operations and maintenance of Library building and grounds, and communicating with appropriate staff to manage issues related to building and grounds. * Ensuring that Library interior appears clean, tidy, attractive, and inviting, to customers, including managing and merchandising library collections. * Maintaining statistical records and reports. * Providing readers advisory services. Please check our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further information.

Qualifications: * ALA accredited MLIS degree. Transcripts must be presented upon hire. * Preference for specialized subject knowledge, and skills developed through work experience, in the area of children’s/youth services. * Valid driver’s license and safe driving record. * Ability to perform job functions.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website.

Salary: $1,552.50 biweekly, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 03/22/2018

Job Title: Network Administrator

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking a network administrator to join its unique IT department, which functions under the philosophy of putting “people before processes” while maintaining appropriate security and infrastructure. The right candidate for this position understands the importance and possesses the skills to maintain network and critical services for internal and external customers before, during, and after library public hours. This person also demonstrates our IT team’s values of being helpful, knowledgeable, flexible, collaborative, empathetic, and innovative. We look forward to finding out the ways in which you are the right fit for this position! Our previous Network Administrator will be departing after many years of success and service. The Library desires to secure the new Network Administrator very soon to help achieve a smooth transition. Here are some of the things you would be doing if hired for this outstanding career opportunity: * Monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting network system components, including on premises and cloud servers, hypervisors, switches, routers, SQL servers, firewall, server OS, clustered storage, LAN/WAN/Internet connectivity, as well as backup and disaster recovery appliances. * Serving as team lead in instances of network or critical service failures, including network security breaches. Directs the efforts of Library IT staff, service and equipment vendors, and outside consultants, sometimes for extended hours in an emergency until the situation is resolved. * Managing network users, groups, computers, and email accounts. * Supporting network and IT needs of internal and external customers. * Exhibiting understanding and support for the philosophy of putting people before processes, while maintaining appropriate IT security. * Providing strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to develop creative solutions. * Representing the IT department’s brand promises of being helpful, knowledgeable, flexible, collaborative, empathetic, and innovative; and representing such standards for staff of Richland Library overall. * Routinely collaborating with and coaching IT department staff. * Evaluating, recommending, and implementing solutions for improving network performance, as well as system and user needs. * Coordinating network and server purchases and maintenance contracts. * Communicating with vendors and providers of service for assistance installing, monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting equipment and software. * Writing and updating documentation and training materials, related to job responsibilities. Please check our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further information.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree, with major study in computer science, information systems, or another related field preferred. Consideration may be given to applicants with relevant certifications and at least 3 years relevant work experience. Transcripts must be provided upon hire. * 3+ years network system administration including the following: * Extensive knowledge and experience in Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016. * Managing hypervisors, including virtual machines and switches, specifically Hyper-V and VMware. * Experience with all aspects of TCP/IP networking including DNS, DHCP, LAN/WAN topology, wireless protocols, switching and routing. * Network backup disaster recovery. * Microsoft Office 365 products and Exchange online administration. * Understanding of Group Policy Management. * Experience with network and computer anti-virus software. * Valid driver’s license and safe driving record * Ability to perform all job duties. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Experience administering SQL servers. 2. Experience with clustered storage; EMC is preferred. 3. A working understanding of blade server technology. 4. Ability to implement, optimize and maintain network security systems. 5. Microsoft MCSE, Cisco CCNA certification highly desirable.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website.

Salary: $70,000.00 approximately; to be determined based on qualifications, education, and experience.

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; 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.


Submission Date: 03/22/2018

Job Title: Information Literacy and Reference Librarian

Job Description: Dacus Library seeks an innovative and engaged reference librarian for a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure track, faculty position to expand and strengthen the library’s information literacy role and its educational impact in a creative manner. Reporting to the Head of Public Services, the Information Literacy Coordinator is responsible for developing and effectively implementing an information literacy curriculum to meet current and ongoing demands of information access. The coordinator is also responsible for assessment of the program and recommendations for changes arising from the assessments. Major Duties Coordinates the Library’s instructional and information literacy program. Provides leadership in the evaluation and adoption of new information literacy techniques and instructional methods, including integrating emerging technologies, and online learning platforms. Works with library faculty to deliver the library’s information literacy program. Actively seeks faculty in the university to design and implement pedagogically appropriate instruction that enhances student learning and retention. Teaches at least 25% of the courses in the information literacy program. Creates instructional materials and works with the Outreach Librarian to design and produce online information literacy guides. Responsible for program assessment and recommendations arising from the assessment. Participates in the library's point-of-contact reference service rotation when assigned, including some nights and/or weekends, in person, chat, telephone, or email. Compiles reports as required. Participates in collection development. Other duties as assigned. Work Environment: This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate will have the ability to work with the outside community, local public schools, other universities, and international schools/ companies/ partners. About Winthrop University Founded in 1886 and located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop University offers its 6,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. In its degree-granting Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop embraces only those programs and activities that can be delivered at an exemplary level. Winthrop is well known for its inclusive and supportive campus environment, with University College supporting programs in both academic and student affairs. Winthrop University is achieving national stature as a competitive and distinctive co-educational, public, residential, comprehensive, values-oriented institution. The values of service, excellence, diversity, community, and leadership provide the foundation for the University’s continuing development and shape Winthrop’s continuing success. Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the Winthrop Experience, including the most recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South. Winthrop is an active member of the Rock Hill community and is recognized as a key component of the region’s economic resurgence. Approximately 20 minutes from Charlotte, North Carolina, Winthrop has direct access to and is engaged in a broad and expansive regional arts and business community. Winthrop’s beautiful campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 18 Division I men’s and women’s sports. Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Services and six or more months of academic or public library experience. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Twelve or more months working as a reference librarian and/or information literacy coordinator in an academic library.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Required materials: Application letter, evidence of responsibilities and qualifications, curriculum vitae; Names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three persons who know the candidate professionally; and Transcript and evidence of highest degree achieved. All materials should be submitted electronically using the following link: https://account.interfolio.com/login?apply=49507 Review of applications will begin in April and will continue until a finalist has been found.


Submission Date: 03/21/2018

Job Title: School Librarian

Job Description: Develops and implements a school library program that promotes the effective use of ideas and information while fostering creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking. Job Responsibility 1: As a teacher, jointly plans, teaches and evaluates instruction based on content standards Job Responsibility 2: As a teacher, integrates instructional technology thorough-out school’s curriculum Job Responsibility 3: As an instructional partner, integrates information literacy throughout the school’s curriculum Job Responsibility 4: As an instructional partner, participates in grade level curriculum design and implementation Job Responsibility 5: As an instructional partner, provides professional development opportunities to promote best practices in instruction and technology integration Job Responsibility 6: As an information specialist, makes resources available to students and teachers through a systematically developed and organized collection of library materials Job Responsibility 7: As an information specialist, models for students and teachers strategies for locating, accessing, and evaluating information within and beyond library media center Job Responsibility 8: As a program administrator, arranges for flexible scheduling of facilities to meet the needs of individuals, small and large groups for the purposes of instruction, research, recreational and academic reading Job Responsibility 9: As a program administrator, prepares financial plans for the library including an annual budget Job Responsibility 10: As a program administrator, maintains an updated print and digital collection Job Responsibility 11: As a program administrator, pursues professional growth and learning opportunities Job Responsibility 12: As a program administrator, supervises additional library staff and volunteers

Qualifications: Applicant must hold at minimum, the equivalent of a Master's degree. Applicant must hold a valid teaching license with either Librarian K-12 (073) or Lib in Sp PK-12 (473) endorsement.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online- https://www.applitrack.com/mnps/OnlineApp/default.aspx?Category=_Position+Pools:+Instructional⊂category=Librarian+Pre+K+-+12#.Wplj9Jg6OTk.

Salary: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57752cbed1758e541bdeef6b/t/596661b2c534a5351408dca6/1499881906473/MNPS+Certificated+Teacher+Salary+Scale+-+2017-2017+-+final.pdf

Contact: Stephanie Ham, Director of Library Service Metro Nashville Public Schools Stephanie.ham@mnps.org


Submission Date: 03/21/2018

Job Title: Manager of Strategic Programming

Job Description: Charleston County Public Library seeks a Manager of Strategic Programming at its Main Library located in downtown Charleston to oversee the development and delivery of all library programs, manage system-wide programming strategy, and supervise department staff. Major Duties and Responsibilities: • STRATEGIC PROGRAMMING MANAGEMENT: Develops a strategic plan for programming to ensure equitable patron experiences at programs throughout the CCPL system, regardless of facility or region. Guides staff in program planning, including the type, number, frequency, and location of programs to be offered. Identifies opportunities for special programs, and coordinates in advance a strategic, system-wide programming response to high-interest events and observances. Ensures appealing, high-quality programs that enrich the lives of patrons of all ages. • PROGRAM OVERSIGHT: Provides general oversight in the development and delivery of all library programs, including Summer Reading, to ensure that program offerings achieve the vision of the strategic programming plan. Identifies and engages talented groups and individuals that can deliver quality programs in accordance with the plan. Works with internal stakeholders to promote library programs and services. • DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT AND STAFF SUPERVISION: Sets departmental goals, makes operational decisions, and delegates tasks. Works with programming and training staff to develop creative training opportunities to support program development and delivery. Supervises department staff by establishing objectives, coordinating resources, coaching and providing feedback, and appraising performance. Plans staffing levels, recruits, interviews, hires, promotes, disciplines and terminates. Manages conflict as needed. • RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Determines appropriate funding for programs, monitors spending, negotiates fees of performers, executes contracts, and approves invoices for payment in order to monitor and manage the library’s program budget. Makes business decisions that are financially responsible, accountable, justifiable, and defensible in accordance with organization policies and procedures. • SPONSORSHIP MANAGEMENT: Oversees sponsorship coordination with the Office of Public Relations to eliminate repetitive solicitations on behalf of the library, secures funds through sponsorship for system-wide programs, determines the distribution and use of those funds for programming and ensures a consistent message in those solicitations. • NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION: Assesses patron needs and interests through surveys and research in order to improve existing programs and generate ideas for new programs, provides a means for program evaluation by patrons and interprets the feedback in order to assess the quality and effectiveness of library programs.

Qualifications: Qualifications: • MLIS preferred, Bachelor’s Degree required. • Five or more years of related experience, required. • MLIS candidates must be eligible for or hold a South Carolina State Library certification. • The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Must have skills in obtaining cooperation internally. • Ability to foster and build relationships with outside partners and entities. • Demonstrates excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others. • Demonstrates the ability to supervise and work effectively with intradepartmental teams. • Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects and work assignments from a variety of staff. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and experience with project management. • Demonstrates the ability to develop strategic planning for system-wide programming, which includes evaluating and measuring results. Has the ability to plan, conduct and evaluate age-appropriate programming. • Demonstrates the ability to plan the scope of large-scale events (up to 1,000 attendees), solicit bids from venues and service providers, inspect venues, coordinate event services, determine technology needs and staffing needs, recommend and expend budget, monitor event activities to ensure patrons are satisfied and evaluate event. • Intermediate skills in contract negotiation and ability to manage effective vendor relationships. • Demonstrates the ability to develop, manage and administer budget for each project, as well as for department. • Intermediate technology skills for Windows, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, and Outlook. • Management aptitude, including management education and experience. • Ability to travel between facilities and work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends, required. • Ability to be mobile 100% of the time and sit as needed; ability to bend, stoop, reach, and push a loaded wheeled book truck weighing up to 100 pounds, 10% of the time, required. • Ability to focus on the customer, show integrity, be inclusive, enjoy learning and have fun. • Passionate about the mission of public libraries and comfortable with the principles of intellectual freedom.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.ccpl.org and click on “About CCPL/Careers at CCPL” to apply.

Salary: $58,864 - $75,000 annually depending on qualifications.


Submission Date: 03/20/2018

Job Title: Librarian- Technical Services

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Technical Services Coordinator, selects materials for all ages as part of centralized collection development by evaluating and analyzing various collection areas, working collaboratively with librarians and other public service staff on developing the collection in accordance with the goals of the collection development policy in order to provide a collection that meets community needs. The position also provides assistance with the upkeep of the webpage and other social media sites.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited library program Three (3) year public library experience, primarily in a public setting Must be eligible for South Carolina State Library certification Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $22.26 hr


 

Submission Date: 03/16/2018

Job Title: Resource Management and Discovery Librarian (Position Number 43055688)

Job Description: Distinguishing Features of this Position: KSU Library System seeks a new entry-level librarian who is a dynamic, collegial, self-motivated and flexible individual to serve as a Resource Management and Discovery Librarian. Under the supervision of the Director of Technical Services, the incumbent serves as a member of the Technical Services Unit and helps guide the library to meet the challenges of today’s complex higher education library. The incumbent is responsible for working collaboratively to achieve KSU University and Library System missions, goals, and objectives. The Kennesaw Campus will serve as the home base for this position, but the incumbent will spend time working at all of the library system’s facilities and campuses. Major Responsibilities: Resource Management (70%) 1. Provide access to Library resources for KSU constituents through metadata creation by applying KSU metadata standards, USG best practices for metadata, and national metadata standards. This will be accomplished through original and complex cataloging and batch processes. 2. Assist in the development and implementation of new and existing procedures and policies relating to ebook and ebook collection metadata standards and application guidelines to enhance access to and discoverability of library e-resources. 3. Ensure that newly acquired e-resources are available within the ILS and EDS, resolve e-resource access problems in a timely manner, and update and customize e-resources as necessary for effective discovery. 4. Collaborate with other library units to maintain the accuracy and discoverability of electronic resources. 5. Stay apprised of USG Consortium Cataloging, ERM, and Acquistions policies, procedures, problems and discussions. Share information with unit, and work with unit to define best practices for KSU. 6. Monitor the online Technical Services Request Portal for problems and requests made by students, faculty and staff. Resolve issues and provide assistance as appropriate. Maintain and report monthly statistics. 7. Initiate, plan, and execute projects involving TS with other library units. 8. Craft database reports as needed. 9. Provide appropriate training to library employees as needed, in conjunction with the Technical Services Unit. Librarianship (20% ) 1. Serve as an undergraduate faculty liaison to assigned subject areas. Perform subject specific professional work, including outreach, collection development, and library instruction to undergraduate students and faculty. 2. Provide research assistance and reference services to undergraduate students, faculty, and other members of the KSU community as assigned. 3. Teach information literacy classes to undergraduate students, in accordance with KSU Library System Policies, as assigned. Create instructional materials in multiple formats for use by undergraduate students and faculty. 4. Continuously update skills and knowledge of current best practices in academic librarianship for self and others in the organization. 5. Be professionally active and contribute to developments in the field of library science and/or subject-specific disciplines through scholarship, presentations, and publications. Additional Responsibilities (10%) 1. Work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends and at various KSU learning sites. 2. Serve on library, campus, University System of Georgia, and national professional committees. 3. Collaborate on cross-departmental projects. 4. Perform other duties as assigned. For a full position description, please go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/ .

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program or foreign equivalent. 2. Impeccable written and oral skills. Ability to communicate appropriately within and outside of the library. 3. Collegial attitude and enthusiasm for innovation with creativity in problem solving. 4. At least one year of experience in metadata creation, e-resources, discovery work, or any combination of the three. Desired Qualifications: 1. Experience with ExLibris Alma and OCLC Connexion. 2. Experience with reporting tools such as Alma Analytics or Microsoft Access. 3. Experience with database maintenance tools such as MarcEdit, OCLC Collection Manager (WCM), SQLite or OpenRefine. 4. Knowledge of Regular Expressions, Python or SQL. 5. Experience working in a consortium environment with a shared ILS. 6. Experience providing library instruction and reference services. 7. Working knowledge of AACR2, MARC21 and non-MARC metadata schema, LCSH, RDA, FRBR. 8. Project management experience. 9. Knowledge of XML. For a full position description, please go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/ .

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/ .

Salary: $47,476

Contact: Search Committee Chair: Name: Michael Luther Email: mluther1@kennesaw.edu Phone: 470-578-2521


Submission Date: 03/16/2018

Job Title: Undergraduate Faculty Liaison Coordinator

Job Description: The Kennesaw State University Library System seeks an entry-level librarian who is a dynamic, collegial, and flexible individual to serve as undergraduate faculty liaison coordinator and collection development librarian. Under the supervision of the Director of Collection Development, the incumbent serves as a member of the Collection Development Unit and helps guide the library to meet the challenges of today’s complex higher education environment. The incumbent is responsible for working collaboratively to achieve the KSU University and Library System missions, goals, and objectives. The Kennesaw Campus will serve as the home base for this position, with the incumbent spending time working at all of the library system’s facilities and campuses as necessary.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program or foreign equivalent. 2. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate appropriately within, and outside of, the library. 3. Aptitude for detailed work in addition to strong organizational, planning, and time management skills. 4. Ability to function effectively in a team environment. 5. Working knowledge of office suite applications including spreadsheets. 6. Ability to meet library faculty standards for job performance, scholarship, service and professional development.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/ for a complete job description and to apply. Complete electronic applications received by 5pm May 1, 2018 are given first consideration.

Salary: The annual salary is set and non-negotiable at $47,376.

Contact: Search Committee Chair: Christina Holm, Email: cholm1@kennesaw.edu, Phone: 470-578-6197


 

Submission Date: 03/16/2018

Job Title: Graduate Librarian for Humanities and Social Sciences

Job Description: Regular faculty, Non-tenure track, full-time position . Due to the retirement of the current graduate librarian, this position is open immediately. We are seeking a knowledgeable, creative, collaborative, and resourceful candidate to act as the Graduate Librarian for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Additional responsibilities may include work with the graduate students of the Coles College of Business. Under the general supervision of the Director of the Graduate Library, this librarian develops and delivers reference, consultation, instruction and collection development services to graduate students and graduate faculty in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. We are looking for an experienced individual who can act as a peer to teaching faculty and support graduate education with innovative library services. See full job posting for additional details.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications Include: Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program or foreign equivalent, AND an earned Ph.D. in a discipline in humanities or social sciences AND a minimum of five years of recent, full-time experience working as a librarian in a university library, OR, a second master’s degree in humanities or social sciences AND a minimum of seven years of recent, full-time experience working as a librarian in a university library. A thorough knowledge of humanities and social science research methods, and information repositories and sources, including government documents and gray literature desired.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/ for a complete job description and to apply. Complete electronic applications received by 5pm April 12, 2018 are given first consideration.

Salary: The annual salary is set and non-negotiable at $70,000.

Contact: Search Committee Chair: Crystal Renfro Email: crenfro1@kennesaw.edu Phone: 470-578-4530


Submission Date: 03/08/2018

Job Title: Librarian – Reference Services – South Carolina Room

Job Description: Charleston County Public Library seeks an energetic, team-oriented Librarian to join our team in the South Carolina Room at its Main library located on Calhoun Street in downtown Charleston. This entry level position assists patrons and responds to inquiries received by email, phone, and mail. Additional duties include overseeing the South Carolina Room’s periodical collection; preparing regular bindery shipments; indexing and preserving documents and journals; creating displays; participating in programming, outreach to local groups and organizations; preparing user guides and bibliographies; and supervising Library Pages. As the South Carolina Room’s Librarian, he/she possesses knowledge and/or interest in local history and genealogy; has familiarity or interest in historic property research; and has the flexibility to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch/ departmental operations.

Qualifications: Must have excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with the general public and library staff. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. Must have basic knowledge of materials, databases, library organization, procedure, policy, aims and services. Bilingual—English/Spanish preferred. Evening and weekend work required. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, stooping, and kneeling. Must be able to lift books, equipment, program materials weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds. May also be required to push book carts weighing approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree and pre or post MLS/MLIS library experience preferred. Candidates must be eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification and must have or the ability to obtain a valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.ccpl.org and click on “About CCPL/Careers at CCPL” to apply and obtain salary information for the position.


 

Submission Date: 03/08/2018

Job Title: Librarian - Children's Services

Job Description: Charleston County Public Library seeks a creative, innovative and service minded Librarian to join our team in Children's Services at its Dorchester Road Regional Library located on Dorchester Road in North Charleston. This entry level position reports to the Children's Services Manager. As a Children’s Services Librarian, he/she must possess exceptional knowledge and competency of modern principles and practices for children from infancy through fifth grade and their caregivers; basic knowledge of children's literature and materials including early literacy skills; and have the ability and flexibility to conduct creative children's programs and displays, community outreach, story time/storytelling and puppetry programs. As a team member within a Cluster of several branches, he/she must have the ability to work as assigned; share ideas and provide programming; and assist with staffing needs, possibly assuming additional responsibilities, during periods of staff shortages to maintain branch, departmental, and/or library operations.

Qualifications: Must have excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with the general public and library staff. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technological advancements including children's educational and gaming programs. Bilingual—English/Spanish preferred. Evening and weekend work required. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, stooping, and kneeling. Must be able to lift books, equipment and program materials weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds. May also be required to push book carts weighing approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree and pre or post MLS/MLIS library experience preferred with early childhood education background; Candidates must be eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification and must have or the ability to obtain a valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.ccpl.org and click on “About CCPL/Careers at CCPL” to apply and obtain salary information for the position.


 

Submission Date: 03/08/2018

Job Title: Upper School Librarian

Job Description: The Westminster School in Atlanta, GA is seeking an Upper School Librarian for the 2018-2019 school year. Details regarding the position requirements, responsibilities and how to apply can be found here: https://westminsteratl.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=229

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time


 

Submission Date: 03/08/2018

Job Title: Librarian - Assistant Regional Branch Manager and Reference Services Department Manager

Job Description: Charleston County Public Library seeks a skilled and service minded Librarian to join our team as an Assistant Regional Branch Manager at its Cynthia Graham Hurd/St. Andrew's Regional Library located on N. Woodmere Drive in Charleston. This position assists with the daily operation of a regional branch library and the management of the Reference Services department. As the Assistant Regional Branch manager he/she will assume responsibility for the operation of the branch in the absence of the branch manager, and manage the daily operation of the reference department which includes scheduling, goal-setting, performance evaluation, and payroll; compiling statistics and writing reports; modeling outstanding customer service and contributing to a positive team spirit; and demonstrating flexibility to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. As the Reference Services Department Manager, he/she is responsible for the provision of reference services and programs for adults and teens. Candidates must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills; broad knowledge of library methods and procedures; a high aptitude for customer service; initiative; tact; and the ability to plan and coordinate the work of others.

Qualifications: Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Bilingual—English/Spanish preferred. Evening and weekend work required. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, stooping, and kneeling. May also be required to push book carts weighing approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. Requirements: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree and three (3) years post MLS/MLIS library experience with supervisory and/or management experience. Candidates must be eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification and must have or the ability to obtain a valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.ccpl.org and click on “About CCPL/Careers at CCPL” to apply and obtain salary information for the position.


Submission Date: 03/08/2018

Job Title: Librarian - Children's Services Department Manager

Job Description: Charleston County Public Library seeks a creative, innovative and service minded Librarian to join our team as the Children's Services Department Manager at its Cynthia Graham Hurd/St. Andrew's Regional Library located on N. Woodmere Drive in Charleston. This position serves as the Children’s Cluster Head for several branches within the library system and must demonstrate excellent communication skills, and possess exceptional knowledge and competency of modern principles and practices in children’s services and products for children from infancy through fifth grade. As one of the library’s Cluster Head’s, he/she must have the ability to serve on a team on designated system-wide projects and attend monthly meetings with other library cluster heads. As the branch’s Children’s Services Manager, he/she will provide reader's advisory and information services that include knowledge of and experience with parent reading education initiatives and early literacy skills; develop new and maintain ongoing, children's programs and outreach opportunities to promote literacy, including story time/storytelling, puppetry programs, and STEAM/STEM programs; promote the use of the library and its services to children, their caregivers, educators, and advocacy groups through outreach events, school visits, and library tours; and participate in collection development and maintenance, including selecting children's materials for acquisition. As a manager, he/she will supervise professional and paraprofessional staff and occasionally serve as the senior staff person at the branch, including scheduling, goal-setting, performance evaluation, and payroll; compile statistics and write reports; model outstanding customer service and contribute to a positive team spirit; demonstrate flexibility to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations.

Qualifications: Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher and contribute content about the Children’s Department to Public Relations for inclusion in the Library’s social media presence. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Bilingual—English/Spanish preferred. Evening and weekend work required. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, stooping, and kneeling. Must be able to lift books, AV equipment, program materials weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds. May also be required to push book carts weighing approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. Requirement: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree and two (2) years post MLS/MLIS library experience with supervisory and/or management experience. Candidates must be eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification and must have or the ability to obtain a valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.ccpl.org and click on "About CCPL/Careers at CCPL" to apply and obtain salary information for the position.


Submission Date: 03/06/2018

Job Title: Community Connections Librarian, Grade 23 (Reference Area)

Job Description: HOURS: FLSA exempt position, equivalent to non-exempt 40 hour position. Hours are generally Mon-Fri including some evening and weekend hours. One regular night per week, one Friday night every six weeks, and one weekend (Saturday and Sunday) every four weeks ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Work at public service desks assisting patrons in person, by telephone, or by computer; answering questions, researching topics, and instructing patrons •Connect patron interests with library programs and assist in planning and implementing these programs. •Participate in and learn the basics of activities in the library makerspace – the Spark Space •On occasion, serve as the Librarian in Charge, handling patron concerns, issues, and safety matters in conjunction with other library staff

Qualifications: EDUCATION: MLS/ALA and experience working in a public library KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: •Strong commitment to delivery of excellent customer service •Strong organizational skills and proven ability to complete projects and meet deadlines •Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgement •Extensive experience with print and electronic research •Desire and ability to create and implement programs for the library’s patrons •Ability to teach computer and research classes to the public •Comprehensive knowledge of needs and current interests of library patrons •Must enjoy working with the public of all ages •Experience and proficiency with current library technology, including Internet, research databases, productivity software, and communications applications •Knowledge of public library principles, procedures, materials and practices •Ability to work closely with others or alone •Excellent communication skills, oral and written •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons, associates, and external organizations.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application, cover letter and resume should be mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518, emailed to hr@infodepot.org or dropped off at any Spartanburg County Public Library location. Applications can be found on our website at www.spartanburglibraries.org. For questions, please contact the human resources department at 864-596-3500.

Salary: $38,000 minimum yearly

Contact: hr@infodepot.org


 

Submission Date: 03/06/2018

Job Title: Richland Library North Main Associate, Full-time

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking someone who is an effective communicator, with strong leadership skills and a passion for delivering exemplary customer experiences to join the Richland Library North Main, where we serve a diverse community in the Eau Claire and Columbia College area of Columbia. The individual we are seeking engages well with others and understands the needs of our customers. In addition to the job’s major focus upon Workforce Development, this person plans, assists with and/or conducts programs and training. He or she is someone who will come to work excited about opportunities to meet a diverse group of people and to help them find and reach their career goals. Here are some of the things you would be doing if serving in this position: * Planning, designing, and conducting workforce development classes, for use in individuals’ career and employment skills development. * Providing one-on-one career coaching support for customers. * Performing various other work as needed to facilitate career development for library customers. * Maintaining current knowledge base of regional job market, workforce and labor news. * Assisting the North Main Manager and librarians with the overall management and leadership of that location, including helping to keep the workflow properly moving and meeting customer experience expectations. * Leading, coaching, training, and supervising part-time employees and volunteers, guiding priorities within activities and tasks. * Managing operations during absence of higher level staff. * Answering customer directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Actively supporting various other needs of the location, including completion of opening and closing procedures; maintaining supplies, statistics and cash reconciliations; cleaning, checking, and trouble-shooting equipment; scheduling and confirming meeting room reservations, shelving materials and sustaining the library’s collection. * Actively seeking to find and promote service efficiencies, including working to help ensure correct location and condition of items and materials so that customers receive materials and services they desire. * Contributing effectively to understanding and maintaining the library system for organizing and moving materials. * Planning, assisting with, and/or conducting programs and trainings for children and adults such as storytimes, film showings, computer trainings, etc., in addition to the job’s major focus upon Workforce Development. * May be assisting the North Main manager in managing employee performance for success. * May be assisting the North Main manager with aspects of interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff and volunteers. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree (or two years college plus eight years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor’s degree). Transcript must be presented upon hire. * Career Development Facilitator (CDF) certification preferred; ability to successfully complete by no later than the 9th month in the job required. * Preference for at least one year clerical or other relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Preference may be given to relevant experience within a service industry. * Interest in and aptitude for workforce development. Preference may be given for previous job experience and/or education related to workforce development and employment development. * Excellent communication and technical skills, including a very good understanding of technology. * Ability to perform the job functions; additional skills as required by job.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,171.50 biweekly, plus benefits

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


 

Submission Date: 03/06/2018

Job Title: Metadata Librarian

Job Description: The Clemson University Libraries seek a Metadata Librarian to join its Technical Services & Collection Management Unit. The successful candidate will be part of a team comprised of one other librarian and two high-level staff who are primarily responsible for the assignment of metadata for digitized resources from our Special Collections and Archives. The unique collections housed in the Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives provide a wealth of primary source material to researchers in the study of South Carolina and Clemson University history. The Metadata Librarian will join a team that supports the discovery and accessibility of this digital content through descriptive metadata creation, enrichment, and maintenance, allowing access to these resources to researchers worldwide. This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status and works under the direction of the Unit Head and as a member of the Metadata and Monographic Resources Team. The Metadata Librarian will work collaboratively with other metadata staff and librarians and with members of Library Technology and Special Collections and Archives. As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate will pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service, and professional development. Responsibilities include: Metadata Librarianship • Creates descriptive metadata for digital collections adhering to local and national standards. • Participates in the development and implementation of metadata policies and workflows in cooperation with Library Technology and Special Collections and Archives. • Participates in quality control of existing metadata to improve discovery and access to digital content. • Maintains awareness of current trends with metadata standards and digital library development. • Participates in planning, decision-making, and management of the Team and contributes to Unit planning. • Performs data migration, manipulation, and normalization across multiple platforms. Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals. Service • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community. Required Qualifications/Experience: • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. • Knowledge of and/or experience with a variety of MARC and non-MARC metadata standards and schema (e.g., Dublin Core, MODS, RDA, AACR2, DACS) and controlled vocabularies (e.g., LCSH, AAT, GeoNames). Familiarity with OAI-PMH protocol for metadata harvesting. • Knowledge and/or experience with metadata and cataloging management systems, such as Collective Access and OCLC Connexion. • Knowledge of current trends and developments in providing metadata for digital collections. • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills. • Strong commitment to user-centered customer service. • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated initiative and adaptability. • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment or individually, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlines.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications/Experience: • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. • Knowledge of and/or experience with a variety of MARC and non-MARC metadata standards and schema (e.g., Dublin Core, MODS, RDA, AACR2, DACS) and controlled vocabularies (e.g., LCSH, AAT, GeoNames). Familiarity with OAI-PMH protocol for metadata harvesting. • Knowledge and/or experience with metadata and cataloging management systems, such as Collective Access and OCLC Connexion. • Knowledge of current trends and developments in providing metadata for digital collections. • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills. • Strong commitment to user-centered customer service. • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated initiative and adaptability. • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment or individually, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlines. Preferred Qualifications/Experience: • Two years’ experience in the provision of metadata for digital collections. • Experience in an academic or research library. • Experience with an integrated library system or service platform, familiarity with institutional and digital repositories. • Experience with metadata analysis and transformation tools such as Excel, OpenRefine, and MarcEdit; experience with XML. • Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) training and experience. • Experience with training and instructing others in metadata standards and workflows; supervisory experience. • Evidence of, or potential for, scholarly and professional activity.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application process: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/48849. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 31, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: Salary and Benefits: Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. State of South Carolina, TIAA-CREF, or other retirement plans available. Various medical plans, dental plans, 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Clemson University allows employees to earn up to six credit hours free of charge each semester. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Contact: https://apply.interfolio.com/48849


Submission Date: 03/06/2018

Job Title: Part-time Evening Library Assistant

Job Description: Position will be approximately 25 evening hours per week (Sunday – Thursday 6pm-11pm; primarily during the fall and spring semesters with some hours available during the June summer session), based on the College academic calendar and library schedule. Position is limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. No benefits. •The evening library assistant will provide assistance to the reference librarian in all phases of evening library services. •Is responsible for opening and closing the library on Sunday evenings, and for closing the library Monday – Thursday evenings. •In absence of the reference librarian, serves as the person in charge of the library building and circulation area. •Assists the reference librarian and campus police with providing security for the building and enforcing library rules/regulations. •Assists in the supervision of evening work study students. •Assists with ordering, cataloging, and processing of materials. •Provides basic tech support for library computers, software, printers, etc. •Assists the reference librarian with providing basic reference services by developing familiarity with all library databases, software, resources, and equipment. •Assists in the shelving, shelf reading, inventory, and weeding of all library materials. •Assists the reference librarian in compiling usage statistics and reports. •Performs other tasks and duties as requested.

Qualifications: Education: •Associates Degree or equivalent. •Previous library experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics: •Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs as well as a willingness to learn new technology. •Ability to communicate with and work well with all members of the library team. •Basic knowledge of library software, systems, and processes. Required Physical Abilities: •Must be able to routinely lift and carry up to 20 pounds up and down the stairs. •Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, move from one area of the building to another on a regular basis, sit and use a computer for a long period of time. •Manual and physical dexterity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents. •Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on a computer display screen, in hand-written form, and printed on paper. •Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone.

Type: Part Time

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


Submission Date: 03/01/2018

Job Title: Outreach Library Bus Driver, Part-time

Job Description: The Richland Library seeks applications from qualified persons interested in becoming the part-time “Outreach Library Bus Driver.” In this role, you will regularly drive the library’s “Learn Freely Bus”, taking resources and services to the community off site. The “Learn Freely Bus” is a 39-foot long vehicle – similar to a tour bus – which includes a computer lab, smart board, folding table and chairs. In addition to having an excellent driving record and knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations, plus knowledge of and ability to follow safety procedures pertaining to bus operation, the individual we are seeking also has interest and ability for helping to provide positive experiences to library customers. If you are interested, qualified, and available, please apply immediately! Here are some of things you would be doing if hired for this position: * Providing assistance to other library staff in setting up for Learn Freely bus related programs, including overseeing technology related equipment and connections. * Supporting library related programming, which would include programs for various age groups in topics related to story time, after school programs, computer training, job skills, book discussions, etc. * Operating a bus over various routes designated in coordination with the Community Outreach Department.  * Driving in a safe manner in accordance with all applicable transportation laws, to include laws applying to railroad crossings. Operating all equipment in accordance with laws and regulations. Performing pre-trip inspections, during operation inspections, observing bus gauges and ensuring all are in normal operating range, and post-trip inspections. * Using various cleaning agents in maintaining a clean appearance of equipment, and reporting any vandalism or equipment failures to the supervisor immediately.  * Maintaining accurate and up-to-date daily records on mileage. Providing written reports of road hazards on routes. * Maintaining a current, valid commercial driver's license and other operator certification, including a physical examination card, as required. Participating in all testing as required by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Maintaining an acceptable driving record. * Maintaining records and statistics related to programs. * Operating other equipment in use, in addition to operating Community Outreach bus. * Providing consistently very high levels of dependability with regard to attendance requirements and scheduling needs due to the nature of the job, and program, and department. * Participating in community outreach needs due to the nature of the job and program. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further information.

Qualifications: Here are minimum requirements needed to be considered for this position: * Commercial Driver’s License with excellent driving record. Copy of your DMV driving record must be provided upon hire. * At least 1 year of relevant work experience, including satisfactory experience driving a bus or other similar size vehicle. * High school diploma required.  Preference may be given for applicants with post-secondary education. * Evidence of additional knowledge, skills, and abilities as required by job, including: aptitude and interest in working with library customers; potential to be trained to successfully perform library programs; ability to lift and carry books; computer and mobile technology aptitude; as well as all the requirements and skills related to bus operation. * Knowledge of the Richland County community. * Ability to receive satisfactory background check results via S.C. DSS and S.C. SLED.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website. Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; 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: $15.62 per hour

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: 803-929-3435 Email: personnel@richlandlibrary.com Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully.


Submission Date: 02/28/2018

Job Title: Circulation Assistant II

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Executive Director and her designee, the Circulation Assistant performs a variety of tasks in support of the public services mission of the Charleston Library Society. This position is responsible for providing circulation and light reference services to library members and researchers, shelving library materials throughout the library, and working on special projects as needed. Essential Duties --Greet patrons and visitors to the library at the front desk in a friendly, proactive manner --Provide circulation services in the Main Reading Room, including checking in and out, and renewing materials for patrons using the library’s integrated library system, Millennium --Accurately process monetary transactions of overdue fees, book sales, library memberships and event tickets --Respond to patron and researcher queries in person and by phone regarding circulation statuses, policies and procedures, membership, and general library information --Provide light reference services, including assisting patrons in conducting catalog searches and locating library materials --Collect library materials from browsing areas and book drop; sort materials; reshelve materials by location and call number --Perform shelf reading and identify incorrectly shelved items --Work on special projects as needed. Examples include: barcoding library materials, shifting library collections and moving shelves, moving furniture for library events, and providing tours of the library Hours 10 hours per week; Wednesdays 12:00-5:30pm and Saturdays 9:30am-2:00pm

Qualifications: Required: --Must be hard-working, trustworthy, reliable, accurate and efficient --Must have basic computer and search skills --Must have excellent oral and written communication skills --Must have a good public service attitude and like working with people --Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting --High school diploma --Comfortable handling money and credit card transactions Preferred: --At least 2 years of college education --Preference for English/ Education majors --Strong interest in reading and literacy --Experience working in a library setting

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email or mail to Anna Smith, asmith@charlestonlibrarysociety.org, Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

Salary: $12.00 per hour

Contact: Anna Smith asmith@charlestonlibrarysociety.org 164 King Street Charleston, SC 29401 (843) 723-9912


Submission Date: 02/23/2018

Job Title: Content Management, Acquisitions Assistant

Job Description: The Acquisitions Assistant will assist with ordering and receiving materials in multiple formats and accounting for library funds. Additionally, the individual will participate in ongoing collection maintenance and ensure electronic resources are accessible to our users. Reporting to the Coordinator of Content Management, the Acquisitions Assistant is responsible for receiving order requests from faculty, processing and receiving orders, maintaining financial records and monitoring available funds. This position supervises one student assistant. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with materials ordering, receipt and accounting. Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Our recently-launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across differences. Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits. The Furman student experience is supported by a rich network of centers and institutes that includes The Riley Institute, The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability, The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, The Herring Center for Continuing, Graduate, and Professional Education, The Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education, The Cothran Center for Vocational Exploration, The Shucker Center for Leadership Development, The Malone Center for Career Engagement, and our newest addition, The Center for Inclusive Communities. Furman is located in Greenville, South Carolina, which is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast and is ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine. The charming downtown features excellent restaurants, in-town parks, shops, museums, galleries, music venues, and theaters. The city also has excellent public and private schools and a vibrant international community. A 20-mile bike and running trail connects the university to Greenville and to Travelers Rest, which was named “one of America’s coolest small towns.” The surrounding area abounds with outdoor recreational activities and has some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains in the country. Greenville is within easy reach of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic Beaches. The newly renovated Greenville-Spartanburg Airport, located just 25 minutes from downtown, runs daily flights to major cities and airline hubs. Greenville is 2 1/2 hours from Atlanta and only one hour from Asheville, North Carolina. It is an ideal place to live and work.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years of relevant experience in a related field. Proficiency in office software and electronic mail. Ability to manage budgets, accounts payable and receivable. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work independently, set priorities, multi-task, make complex decisions, and effectively meet deadlines. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of library operations and experience in an education setting; supervisory experience. Experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium acquisitions system or other library or purchasing systems.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to https://jobs.furman.edu/postings/6993 and follow the link to "Apply for this Job."

Salary:

Contact: Caroline Mills, Ph.D. Assistant Director for Collection Services Furman University caroline.mills1689@furman.edu http://library.furman.edu 864-294-2263


Submission Date: 02/22/2018

Job Title: Richland Library Wheatley Manager

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking a strongly service-minded manager for our Wheatley location on Woodrow Street. The Richland Library Wheatley is located in the Old Shandon neighborhood. This individual will perform supervisory and leadership duties as head of the Richland Library Wheatley. The individual we are looking for is a terrific communicator who understands the importance of keeping everyone on the same page. He or she will lead staff in effectively modeling enthusiasm and commitment to the Library’s mission, values, and strategic plan, providing the best possible example and model of excellence, both on the floor and behind-the-scenes. Here are some of the things you would be doing if hired for this outstanding career opportunity: * Acting as the leader of the branch: providing the best possible example and model of excellence, both on the front-lines and behind-the-scenes. * Coaching, mentoring, guiding, and effectively supervising staff honestly, directly, and consistently to achieve new levels of excellence. * Engaging and managing staff, including initiating and implementing plans for employee development. * Demonstrating excellent communication skills with staff, customers, community partners, and Richland Library leadership. * Training and developing staff in areas such as exceptional customer experiences, product knowledge, collection management, and visual merchandising. * Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and retaining a diverse and talented group of staff and volunteers. * Collaborating with other team members to develop and conduct programming that best serves the branch’s specific community. * Exploring and cultivating community partnerships; participating in local organizations, and community events; acting as a Library liaison to the community. * Overseeing library operations to ensure customer experience standards; delivering an organized schedule and effective staffing. * Demonstrating ability to learn quickly and to apply new skills and knowledge easily, including technology and procedures. * Resolving complex circulation problems successfully; interpreting and communicating library policies and procedures to customers and staff. * Planning, developing, and conducting programs for and with community groups. * Representing the library at community and group meetings. * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Evaluating and analyzing the branch collection as part of an orderly collection development process; maintaining current collection based on customer needs. * Analyzing library statistics and budget preparation; identifying new strategies for maximizing results, and reporting this information to staff and upper management. * Providing reference, bibliographic and reader’s advisory assistance. * Developing, participating, and performing special activities and other duties as required or assigned. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: Here are minimum requirements needed to be considered for this position: * A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a highly relevant field and a minimum of 2 years of documented relevant work experience, including work that would demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to do the job (for example, library, hospitality or customer service management experience). ALA accredited MLIS degree is preferred but is not required (with MLIS degree the experience requirement may be reduced). Transcripts must be presented upon hire. * Valid driver’s license with safe driving record. * Ability to perform job functions.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $49,861.50/year plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 02/22/2018

Job Title: Technical Services Librarian

Job Description: The purpose of this position is to manage, classify, and catalog library materials according to relevant bibliographic control standards, and to ensure patrons and staff have optimum access to the collection. Provide expertise to patrons and staff regarding the retrieval of information, demonstrating the impact and value of the library to the community. Facilitate the circulation of library materials and maintain statistics and records. Provide supervision to employees and staff in the absence of the Director. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Oversee processing and cataloging of all materials. Supervise the Technical Services department. Serve as System liaision with TLC. (The Library Corporation) Perform other duties as assigned. Supervise purchases of library materials in various subjects and formats. Coordinate original cataloging. Perform circulation and reader's advisory duties as required. Prepare reports for internal and external use. Order materials and supplies as needed. Provide training for staff and patrons. Attend staff, committee, county, and community meetings as they occur. Coordinate and maintain records of donations. Provide ILL service to an additional library branch. Create manuals with cataloging and inventory data. Participate in Grant writing Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned. Additional duties include: May be required to work nights and weekends. Will also work assigned times at the public service desk

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Broad knowledge of library organizations, control standards, procedures, and cataloging functions of integrated library systems; Indepth knowledge of cataloging standards to assess bibliographic records for accuracy and completeness; working knowledge of TLC ILS is preferred, but not required Exceptional organization skills; Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Good managerial and supervisory skills; Ability to market the library organization; EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The educational requirement for this position is: Completion of Master's degree. Education may not be substituted for experience. Related-experience required: 2 years. Experience may not be substituted for education. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS: Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications required for this position include: N/A Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications preferred for this position include: South Carolina Librarian certification

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://www.oconeesc.com/JobOpenings.aspx Please submit/attach resume and letter of interest. Listing closes March 16 at 9:00 a.m.

Salary: $37,318.00

Contact: Blair Hinson, Library Director bhinson@oconeesc.com


Submission Date: 02/19/2018

Job Title: Dean of University Library Services

Job Description: Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks applications for its Dean of University Library Services. The appointment, which begins on or around July 1, 2018, is a continuing, term position, subject to annual review. The Dean reports directly to the University Provost and carries faculty status. The Dean of Library Services is based on LR’s Hickory campus and is responsible for the general administration of staff and operations on the University’s Hickory, Asheville, and Columbia, SC campuses (including fully online academic programs). S/he will work closely with general education, undergraduate, and graduate academic programs to ensure high quality educational programs, resources, and supports.

Qualifications: Required characteristics of the successful candidate will include: - An MLS degree from an ALA accredited program; - At least five years of academic library experience in a supervisory/administrative capacity; - Demonstrated knowledge of emerging library/information technologies and trends; - Evidence of ability to lead the library’s essential role in campus educational programs and initiatives, most specifically the cultivation of information literacy across the curriculum; - Demonstrated capacity to make strategic decisions regarding collections management and development, to lead and manage a dedicated library staff, and to foster open communication and cooperative relationships in a diverse university community; - Experience providing research assistance to faculty and graduate students; and - Evidence of both commitment and capacity for teaching excellence, student mentorship, professional engagement, and campus citizenship. Additionally, strongly preferred characteristics for the appointment will include: - An earned doctorate and/or additional graduate degree in an area relevant to one or more of Lenoir-Rhyne academic programs; - Evidence of active engagement with professional library associations/consortia; and - Experience in a comprehensive university setting with familiarity with both liberal arts and professional academic programs.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To complete the online application, candidates are directed to http://www.lr.edu/employment. While completing the application, candidates will be prompted to submit a Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vitae (including the names and addresses of three references), and a Statement of Leadership Philosophy. The application letter should discuss specifically how one’s professional experiences and perspectives relate to the needs of the position and of Lenoir-Rhyne University. (The University’s mission, vision, and values statements may be reviewed at: http://www.lr.edu/about.) To ensure full review, completed applications must be submitted by February 26, 2018, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Professor Jessica O’Brien, Search Committee Chair, at jessica.obrien@lr.edu.Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its traditional campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of over 40,000, and additional campuses in Asheville and Columbia, SC. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and Asheville. By combining the liberal arts with professional studies, the University joins a rich foundation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, languages, religion, and natural sciences with over 50 undergraduate majors, nearly 30 master’s degree programs, and its first doctoral program beginning fall 2018. With record enrollments each of the last nine years, the institution now enrolls nearly 2600 students at its three locales, and it anticipates continued managed enrollment growth over the coming years as it expands upon its mission. In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. It is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Salary:

Contact: Jessica O'Brien, Search Committee Chair jessica.obrien@lr.edu