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: 09/19/2017

Job Title: Librarian Youth Services Manager

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $23.72/hr


 

Submission Date: 09/15/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist - Information Services

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

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Process: • Prepare a resume and cover letter outlining your knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Use an internet browser to access the Clemson University Human Resources website at http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html • Select the ‘External Applicant Job Board’ link. • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Library Specialist’ Job ID #102147. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and resume documents. • This position will close on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Salary: $27,000-$31,000

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


 

Submission Date: 09/14/2017

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant - Information Services

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

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

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Application Process: • Prepare a resume and cover letter outlining your knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Use an internet browser to access the Clemson University Human Resources website at http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html • Select the ‘External Applicant Job Board’ link. • Scroll through the available positions and locate position ‘Library Technical Assistant’ Job ID #102143. • Click to open the application box, fill out the application completely and attach cover letter and resume documents. • This position will close on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Salary: $12,600-$15,000

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


 

Submission Date: 09/14/2017

Job Title: Librarian I Information Services

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $22.26/hr

Contact:


 

Submission Date: 09/13/2017

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,101.75 biweekly salary, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 09/13/2017

Job Title: Research and Readers Advisory Manager

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

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


 

Submission Date: 09/06/2017

Job Title: Annual Support Coordinator

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $40,365.00 minimum (negotiable)

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


Submission Date: 08/31/2017

Job Title: Librarian Youth Services Manager

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Salary: $23.72 hr

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


Submission Date: 08/30/2017

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

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

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

Type: Temporary

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

Salary: $10.00-$12.00 per hour

Contact: Flo De Guzman Administrative Assistant


 

Submission Date: 08/28/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist

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

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

Type: Temporary

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

Salary: $10.00-$11.00 per hour

Contact: Flo De Guzman Admin. Assistant 822-3248


 Submission Date: 08/24/2017

Job Title: Safety and Security Manager

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Minimum $2,250 biweekly, plus benefits

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

 


 

Submission Date: 08/24/2017

Job Title: Children's Services/Young Adult Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,721 - $47,105

Contact: hr@dcl.lib.sc.us


 

Submission Date: 08/18/2017

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

Job Description: Richland Library St. Andrews is seeking a customer-focused leader with a passion for library programming and collections to play a key role in our newly renovated library. The ideal candidate is a team player and has a positive attitude to engage with customers, both internal and external. This person has excellent technology skills and is a terrific communicator who understands the importance of keeping everyone on the same page. This person has demonstrated experience working with customers of all ages, a strong, demonstrated knowledge of their interests, and a commitment to their well-being. This person is able to create partnerships maximizing resources and services. Richland Library St. Andrews serves northwest Richland County and is located just 7 miles from downtown Columbia. The library is located on Broad River Road and is one of 4 library locations offering Sunday hours. This library location is near Columbia High School, St. Andrews Middle School, and Pine Grove, Sandel, HB Rhame, and Seven Oaks Elementary Schools. Many of the library’s customers use the library for access to technology and Wi-Fi. If you feel like you are the right person for this position, we encourage you to apply! All Richland Library employees are committed to: • Effectively demonstrating characteristics of being energetic, outgoing, and strongly customer-service oriented, including the application of Richland Library’s customer engagement standards. • Greeting customers & successfully ascertaining individualized needs and/or requirements for each customer. • Engaging, encouraging, and assisting diverse customers in all areas of the Library in a welcoming, professional, and respectful manner. The following are among the various duties you may be performing in this position: • Assisting Manager and librarians with the overall management and leadership of the library, including helping to keep the workflow properly moving and meeting customer experience expectations. • Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. • Assisting customers with technology, equipment, materials, procedures, and information. • Assisting with planning and leading programs, tours, book talks, multi-media programs, and technology programs in the library or outreach activities in the community. • May be leading, coaching, training, and supervising employees and volunteers, guiding priorities within activities and tasks. • Maintaining awareness of new title and additions to the collection. • Promoting the use of the library’s collection. • Overseeing the library operations during absence of higher level staff. • Assisting with the coordination and delivery of arts, multimedia and maker programs. • Leveraging community experts, coaches and mentors for services and programs in order to meet customer need and interests. • Developing and delivering library programs in sync with the diverse educational, recreational and personal needs and interests of local customers. • Diagnosing problems, building and repairing machines, making things, learning new skills, and critically thinking through new concepts. • Develop collaborative partnerships that engage with the community. • Supporting the needs of the library, including completion of opening and closing procedures, maintaining supplies, statistics, cleaning, checking, and trouble-shooting equipment, shelving materials and sustaining the library’s collection. Requirements you need to be considered for this job: • ALA accredited MLS degree. Transcripts must be presented upon hire. • Eligible for or holds South Carolina certification. • Specialized subject knowledge or skills developed through work experience where appropriate. • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record. • Ability to perform job functions. Basic information about the job: Location, salary, hours • Where: Richland Library St. Andrews ** 2916 Broad River Rd. Columbia, SC 29210 • Salary: $1,505.25 biweekly salary, plus benefits • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekend hours (Job Classification Level 111) ** Richland Library may change assigned work location and schedule of any job dependent upon needs of the system. This job will involve your being “on the move” in our libraries: It will include standing, walking, crouching, stooping, squatting, twisting, climbing, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, and lifting up to 25 pounds. Why the Richland Library? Ø Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a great variety of literary and cultural programs and 11 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library offers a truly customized, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike. Ø Our exceptional, diverse staff are passionate about serving our community. Become a part of our team and help change the way our customers work, play, create, and communicate. Ø We are guided by our shared Vision: “to enhance the quality of life for our entire community”; and by strategic objectives including advancing our community, having an engaged staff who make a significant positive difference, and enhancing the experience and outcomes of customers who interact with Richland Library. Ø As part of staying fresh, current, engaged, and energized, our staff look for appropriate and effective ways to have fun at work, individually and as employee groups. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications are being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website. Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed, and you may attach your resume and/or cover letter with your online application. The Richland Library is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. For more information about our Library system, explore the Richland Library website at www.richlandlibrary.com.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

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


 

Submission Date: 08/08/2017

Job Title: Branch Services Librarian

Job Description: The purpose of this position is to manage, guide, and supervise branch librarians; provide support and relief for branches in times of personnel absences; supervise and support library outreach, including Little Free Libraries, detention center outreach, and other community initiatives; manage and supervise system wide staff training; assist with marketing and promoting library programs and services; and provide supervision to employees and staff in the absence of the Director. Reports to the Library Director. Position will require some nights and weekends. Will also occasionally work at any branch.

Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Completion of Master's degree. Education may not be substituted for experience. Related-experience required: 3 years, preferably some supervisory experience. Experience may not be substituted for education.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oconeesc/jobs/1818060/branch-services-librarian?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Please attach resume and letter of interest to your application.

Salary: $37,318.00

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


 

Submission Date: 08/08/2017

Job Title: Coordinator of Technical Services

Job Description: This is a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position on the USC Upstate Campus in Spartanburg, SC. Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the technical services unit to provide organization and enhanced bibliographic access to all library materials. This includes (but is not limited to): Monitors receipt and payment of all invoices to insure efficient payment and record keeping by establishing and maintaining accounts as well as furnishing information about purchases; Works closely with staff at USC Columbia to ensure excellence in online records; Responsible for review and development of the technical services unit policies, procedures, and attending professional development; Monitors library materials budget and makes regular reports to the Coordinator of Collection Management and the Dean of the Library; Maintains statistical data regarding collections growth, expenditures, withdrawals, etc.; Implements and adapts processes to accommodate rapidly changing technological environments and needs of our users; Assists in the professional development of other library faculty and staff; Supports role of the Public Services librarians them identify, select, and locate materials that best contribute to overall mission of the library; Is a member of the Library Management Team and the Electronic Resources Committee; Serves on library and university committees as needed; Supervises 5 full-time staff.

Qualifications: Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited program; 2-3 years experience as a professional librarian in an academic library; Understanding of technical services operations and workflows including but not limited to cataloging, Library of Congress classification, periodicals management, binding, approval plans, direct orders, invoicing, and national standards and guidelines; Experience with providing and managing electronic resources. Successful background check is required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Online applications only accepted. Please apply here: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/17328

Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience

Contact: Frieda Patrick Davison Dean of the Library USC Upstate 800 University Way Spartanburg, SC 23902 864-503-5610


Submission Date: 08/07/2017

Job Title: Public Services Librarian

Job Description: The primary roles of the Public Services Librarian are providing excellent customer service to patrons; staff the Information Desk daily; organize and implement library programs, events, outreach and workshops for the first floor; perform reference, collection development, administrative and circulation duties; effectively communicate information about library materials, services, programming and resources; and represent the library on committees, in professional organizations and at conferences. This position requires regular interaction with patrons of diverse backgrounds, outstanding communication skills, and comfort with serving as the primary contact for library patrons and experience in library programming. • Provide patron services in person, via the phone, written correspondence, email and online chats. • Ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate relevant programming for library patrons. • Assist with promoting library initiatives. • Participate in agency meetings, committees, conferences and professional organizations. • Effectively communicate information about library programs, collections, services, resources, procedures and policies. • Perform other duties as required. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

Qualifications: • A Master’s degree from a library school accredited by the American Library Association and at least one year of experience providing library public services. • A working knowledge of computer applications for library services. • Ability to provide professional library services to people from all walks of life in a consistently positive manner. • Experience in library programming. • Demonstrate exemplary public relations to the community, libraries, state agencies and legislative members about the library. • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, oral, written and communication skills. • Flexible schedule including working evenings and weekends occasionally.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $35,000 - $45,000

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


Submission Date: 08/03/2017

Job Title: Librarian

Job Description: Responsible for providing reference, research and information literacy instruction to the campus community, using library materials in all formats. Will assist faculty, students and staff in development of research skills as well as teach patrons how to use the Library’s integrated catalog. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and maintenance of an environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Key Job Elements: -Provide reference and assist all patrons with development of research skills. -Create, write and update library publications, such as manuals, guides, bookmarks, bibliographies, subject guides and other information literacy/library promotional materials. -Supervise any ILL services offered and contribute content to library web site. -Serve as coordinator for collection development. Assist Director of Library in campus community outreach activities, ensuring that library collections meet user needs. -Acquire new materials in all formats consistent with overall institutional strategic goals, the library’s collection development policy, and annual budget allocations. -Review existing collections for continued curriculum relevance. -Oversee repair and maintenance of library AV equipment as well as supervise processing, repair, binding of library materials, in cooperation with Technical Services Librarian. -Assist Director of Library in strategic planning and preparation of the annual library budget. -Oversee student workers in shelving and inventory of library materials and schedule their work hours to assist in coverage of the circulation desk. -Develop, maintain library operations manual. Attend meetings and workshops, and seek additional opportunities for professional development. Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 1. Knowledge: a) Master’s Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school. b) At least 3 to 5 years experience working in a library in a post-secondary institution. c) Held positions of increasingly responsible experience in the industry. d) Knowledge of subjects usually taught at a post-secondary institution e) Knowledge of integrated library systems, OCLC, MARC records and current technologies 2. Skills: a) Fiscal and personnel management expertise. b) Excellent written and verbal communication skills. c) Strong interpersonal skills with both peer and subordinate personnel. d) Superior organizational skills 3. Abilities: a) Work effectively a team member to insure that departmental goals are met. b) Ability to work well within the principles and practices of collection development. c) Ability to teach information literacy skills d) Comfort level with expanding and contracting sphere of influence as required at times by the role. e) Ability to frequently lift 10 to 15 pounds.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply at : https://edmccareers.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/795

Salary:

Contact: William Walters at: (803) 935 - 4331 wwalters@southuniversity.edu


Submission Date: 08/02/2017

Job Title: Metadata Librarian

Job Description: Under the direction of the Director of Information Resources and Collection Services, the Metadata Librarian will be responsible for supporting the collections management and preservation needs of the Medical University of South Carolina Libraries. The Metadata Librarian will take lead on the metadata and cataloging needs for all libraries; participate in projects to enhance and promote access to the Library’s collections; maintain bibliographic and item controls over resources in the collection; accession new materials; document conservation and preservation needs of collections and stabilize materials as appropriate; assist library staff in special projects related to reference and collections; and in general contribute to collaborative environment while maintaining high user-centered service standards.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library Science. Demonstrated experience performing copy and original cataloging of print and electronic resources. Working knowledge of metadata and cataloging standards and practices, such as MARC, Dublin Core, EAD, METS, and or MODS. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and be able to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both independently and as a team member or leader Aptitude for complex, analytical work with an attention to detail Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: A review of applicants will begin August 14, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, please go to: http://jobs.library.musc.edu

Salary: 25,000 annually

Contact: For further information and clarification of this position please inquire with Ms. Jean Gudenas, Director of Information Resources and Collection Services, via email at gudenas@musc.edu or telephone 843-792-8309.

 


 

Submission Date: 07/31/2017

Job Title: Librarian

Job Description: LIBRARIAN - Chapin Memorial Library – Performs professional work in a public library Youth Services Department. Responsibilities include supervising and mentoring youth services staff, providing readers’ advisory and reference services, collection development, programming, budgeting, community collaborations, coordinating with other library departments for marketing and services purposes and other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Requires Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited program, three (3) years of professional supervisory experience in Youth Services, be at least 18 years old, and possess a valid driver’s license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply, the Human Resources Department is located in the City Services Building, 921-A Oak Street. Office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Applications can also be found on-line @ www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

Salary: Salary Range: $46,628 - $72,382/year, plus benefits.

Contact: For additional information, please call 843- 918-1121.


 

Submission Date: 07/25/2017

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

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $53,471 per year minimum

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

 


 

Submission Date: 07/24/2017

Job Title: Library Services Assistant

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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


 

Submission Date: 07/24/2017

Job Title: Security Officer

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $22,182-$26,000

Contact: Kristy Snider - 864-656-3026

 


 

Submission Date: 07/24/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $27,000-$31,000

Contact: Kristy Snider - 864-656-3026

 


 

Submission Date: 07/20/2017

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

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


 

Job Title: Research and Education Informationist/Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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


 

Submission Date: 07/19/2017

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

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

 Salary: $60,000

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

 


 Submission Date: 07/19/2017

Job Title: Library Specialist

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $27,000-$31,000

Contact: Kristy Snider - 864-656-3026


Submission Date: 07/18/2017

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

Job Description: Posting Date: Monday, July 10, 2017 Application Deadline: Monday, July 24, 2017 Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Access Services, Five Forks Branch **Two Positions Available** Salary: $40,009 per year, plus benefits Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: Position to be filled August. New branch anticipated to open October 2017. Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. For additional information about this branch, visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/locations/five-forks. Schedule: Projected work schedules: Monday – Friday (8:30a-5:00p OR 9:00a-5:30p OR 9:30a-6:00p); at least one day per week (Monday – Thursday) the schedule changes to evening hours, 12:30p-9:00p. Periodic weekend hours, Saturday 8:30a-6:00p & Sunday 1:30p-6:00p, are also essential components of the schedules. FUNCTION Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E). • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E) • Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E) • Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E) • Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E). • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members. • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations. • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E) • Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E) • Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) • Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E) • Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E) • Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E) • May process 14 day and leased books. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items. • Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. • Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) • Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $40,009 per year, plus benefits

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


 

Submission Date: 07/18/2017

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

Job Description: Posting Date: Monday, July 10, 2017 Application Deadline: Monday, July 24, 2017 Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Access Services, Five Forks Branch Salary: $20.52 per hour, 13 hours per week Status: Regular Part-time, Exempt Available: Position to be filled August. New branch anticipated to open October 2017. Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. For additional information about this branch, visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/locations/five-forks. Schedule: Saturday 8:30a-6:00p & Sunday 1:30p-6:00p. FUNCTION Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E). • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E) • Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E) • Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E) • Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E). • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members. • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations. • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E) • Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E) • Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) • Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E) • Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E) • Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E) • May process 14 day and leased books. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items. • Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. • Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) • Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Part Time

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

Salary: $20.52 per hour, 13 hours per week

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


 

Submission Date: 07/12/2017

Job Title: Assistant Librarian for Reference & Instruction Services

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

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


 

Submission Date: 07/07/2017

Job Title: Director of Libraries

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: DOQ (Negotiable)

Contact: Katie Badgett


 

Submission Date: 07/06/2017

Job Title: Executive Administrative Assistant

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

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree. (Transcripts must be provided upon hire.) * Experience in an executive support position in the public or private sector. Significant amount of relevant experience may allow for consideration in lieu of bachelor’s. * Specific technical training, technical skills, and administrative skills to perform tasks; typing skill with sufficient speed and accuracy as needed to perform job duties. * Valid driver's license and good driving record. * Ability to perform job functions.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,787.25 biweekly, plus benefits

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

 


 

Submission Date: 06/30/2017

Job Title: General Library Consultant

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

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


Submission Date: 06/29/2017

Job Title: Librarian II, Branch Supervisor, Access Services

Job Description: Posting Date: Monday, June 26, 2017 Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Position: Librarian II, Branch Supervisor, Access Services Salary: $41,891 per year, plus benefits Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: Position to be filled July/August. New branch anticipated to open October 2017. Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 101 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681. For additional information about this branch, visit https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/locations/five-forks. Schedule: Schedule involves evening and weekend hours and requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs. FUNCTION The employee in this position assists the Branch Manager schedule, direct, coach and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of the Five Forks Branch of the Greenville County Library System (Library). The staff member embodies the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. This person greets customers and employees with a welcoming smile and enthusiastically provides knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. The Branch Supervisor serves as the person in charge in the Branch Manager’s absence and supervises part-time paraprofessional staff at the branch. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). • Assists the Branch Manager with assigning, instructing, directing and supervising branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E) • Directly supervises part-time paraprofessional branch staff. (E) • Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E) • Prepares staff schedules, approves leave requests and requests assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E) • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others. (E) • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Provides circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customers records, resolving account issues, etc. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers and employees. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Coordinates the interviews of applicants for supervised staff positions and makes recommendations for selecting new employees. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement. (E) • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations, including budget recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives (E). • Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assist them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Ensures that branch cleanliness, safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly; submits HelpDesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E) • Uses reports generated from the integrated library system (ILS) and other library automation providers to analyze and improve branch operations and services. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Answers questions on library operations, policies and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E) • Assists with establishing relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote library services and programs and participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. (E) • Responsible for the accurate collection and reporting of fines and fees. (E) • Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E) • Works with Volunteer Coordinator to train, schedule and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate. • Operates and assists in maintaining library equipment, including self-checkout stations, public and staff computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E) • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E) • Assists in monitoring materials received and sorted by the automated materials handling system during holidays and other library closings. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E) • Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,891 per year, plus benefits

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


 

Submission Date: 06/21/2017

Job Title: Librarian IV, Branch Manager, Level 5

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $49,310 per year, plus benefits

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

Submission Date: 06/15/2017


 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Type: Full Time

 

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

 

Salary: $2492 per month minimum

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

 


 

Submission Date: 06/15/2017

Job Title: Community Connections Librarian, Grade 23

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $38,000 minimum yearly

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


 Submission Date: 06/15/2017

Job Title: Adult Services Assistant, Grade 17

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

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

Type: Part Time

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

Salary: $1,130 minimum a month

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