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: 11/18/2022

Job Title: Discus Training Coordinator

Job Description: We have a great career opportunity available for two Discus Training Coordinators in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. Under the general supervision of the Electronic Resources Director, The Discus Training Coordinator works in coordination with other training/outreach staff to support the State Library’s electronic resources program Discus - South Carolina’s Virtual Library. The position is responsible for conducting training and instruction on the use of Discus research databases and increase awareness of the Discus program. Selected candidate may support special communities as part of their training responsibilities.The candidate must have excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact courteously and effectively with internal and external customers. They should have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines under limited supervision. They must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of staff and management. The candidate should be open to innovation and changing technologies and be willing to incorporate them into presentations. They must be flexible and adaptable to various presentation and training venues. Under limited supervision of the Director of Electronic Resources, exercise independent judgement and handle customer interactions with diplomacy and tact. Major Responsibilities:•Determine training needs through feedback from Discus communities, develop appropriate presentation topics and materials, and conduct in-person training sessions at schools and school districts throughout SC and at the SC State Library.•Conduct presentations and staff exhibit tables at all appropriate major conferences within South Carolina. Research and attend additional statewide conferences appropriate to the Discus audience and promote Discus participation to non-participating eligible institutions. Track presentation and exhibit attendance and follow-up on attendee questions and technical issues.•Create, maintain, and add training materials to the department's document library. Coordinate with the Customer Support Specialist on promotional materials needed for trainings and conferences. View vendor-led national training sessions to ensure knowledge of current and new Discus resources.•Establish and maintain effective working relationships.•Participate in pre-approved professional development conferences and seminars.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:•A bachelor’s degree and relevant training and development experience.•This position will require the operation of a state vehicle; must possess a valid driver’s license.Preferred Qualifications:•Two years of experience in the delivery of training/instruction.•Experience in using electronic information databases, and computer technology.•Educational experience in a K-12 environment. •Knowledge of training principles and practices, methods of conducting training sessions, and creation of accompanying materials.•Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. •Ability to gauge user’s technical knowledge and communicate with them appropriately.•Knowledge of different types of learning styles and techniques to accommodate diverse audiences.•Ability to analyze training needs and resources to create and deliver presentations to individuals and groups via in-person sessions.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: South Carolina Careers https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3801411/discus-training-coordinator?keywords=discus&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $43,030 - $61,323

Contact: South Carolina State Library Human Resources Phone: 803-734-4612


Submission Date: 11/15/2022

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Coker University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Director beginning January 2, 2023. This is a 12-month position with competitive salary and benefits reporting to the Provost and serving on the Provost’s leadership team (Academic Council). The University is seeking an individual who is passionate about meeting the needs of the University and the larger community; The Library Director is responsible for providing leadership, oversight, and management of fiscal resources as well as for planning, budgeting, and staffing in support of the academic, instructional and information needs of faculty, students, and staff. Core assignments for the position during a one-year cycle include:Consult with faculty to determine library resources and service needs of academic programs and develop programs and policies in support of these programs;Teach sections of LIB 101; Develop and administer the Library's annual operating budget; Manage the Library's physical and electronic collections;Direct Library operations and manage and supervise library professional and support staff;Facilitate the continuing transformation of the Library into a knowledge commons that integrates diverse resources, seeks new opportunities, engages with the community, collaborates with university units, sustains a vibrant research and learning community, and creates an environment with an understanding of innovation; Foster professionalism, diversity and a positive work/learning environment in the Library.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program and five years of progressive experience in academic libraries, including managerial and Ex-Libris/Alma, proficiency in EZproxy and electronic resource management.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity and inclusion, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and complete contact information for three professional references to https://coker.isolvedhire.com/pages/JobOpportunities. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Contact: For any questions regarding the application process, please contact Alataisha Dickson (Human Resources Generalist): (843) 383-8058 or [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/15/2022

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian

Job Description: The Z. Smith Reynolds Library seeks a creative, proactive, and collaborative library professional with the ability to provide innovative services through their position as Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will provide leadership and strategic management for the life cycle of the Library’s electronic resources following licensing; and will ensure that the Library’s discovery services accurately reflect e-resource holdings from local purchases and subscriptions, consortial arrangements, and other sources. This position will maintain and improve e-resource access; diagnose and troubleshoot access and linking problems; serve as the Library’s primary point of contact for access issues; and work to ensure continued access to the Library’s e-resources. This position is expected to communicate with users, vendors, and colleagues on multiple Library teams and in other Wake Forest University libraries.The Electronic Resources Librarian organizes and presents assessment data to stakeholders in order to evaluate e-resource usage and subscription decisions, and participates in the Library’s reporting requirements. This position will use tools to gather COUNTER usage reports and will manage data collected with SUSHI harvesting and other reporting tools.The Electronic Resources Librarian will identify, document, and implement best practices and workflows for e-resources in the Library’s Alma/Primo environment; and will work with subject liaisons and others to improve e-resource discovery across the Library’s suite of discovery tools. The Electronic Resources Librarian will coordinate with subject liaisons and others to arrange product trials and training. They will maintain an awareness of current developments and trends in e-resource access, assessment, and management. This position may also serve as a liaison to one the university's academic units.This is a full-time, twelve-month position, with Library Faculty status, and reports to the Director of Library Technologies. ZSR Library faculty are governed by the policies established in our Librarian’s Assembly and are evaluated annually on Librarianship (70%), Scholarship and Professional Achievement (20%), and Service (10%).The Z. Smith Reynolds Library is dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equity, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or a master’s degree in a related field with experience in an academic, special, or research library setting.At least two years of experience working with electronic resources in an academic library or equivalent; experience with related software platforms such as Library Services Platforms and OpenURL resolvers.Demonstrated ability to set priorities, exercise flexibility and creativity in meeting objectives, and effectively manage multiple projects and assignments in a rapidly changing environment.Proven ability to resolve complex and ambiguous issues in a timely manner.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills and public service attitude. Ability to work effectively in a team environment; ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff of the University.

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How to Apply: Please see the application instructions on our website at https://wfu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Faculty_Career_Website_live/details/Electronic-Resources-Librarian_R0005247Review of applications will begin after November 21, 2022.

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000

Contact: Thomas Dowling Director of Technologies Z.Smith Reynolds Library [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/14/2022

Job Title: Evening Library Assistant (Part-Time)

Job Description: The Evening Library Assistant provides reference and circulation services to library users, answers directional and informational questions about the library, its resources, and services. The individual monitors and troubleshoots routine technology use and other basic computer tasks and maintains the evening and weekend library operations including the opening and closing procedures. The ability to work a flexible schedule which may include weekend assignments is required. Perform tasks related to day-to-day operations of the library: open and close library building, monitor patron use of equipment, materials, and facility, respond to safety and security issues. Provide direct customer service to library patrons and assistance in using the library and its resources. Assist library patrons with routine technology use, such as printing, scanning, copying, emailing, formatting, downloading, and other basic computer tasks. Monitor status of systems and troubleshoots as needed. Provide assistance to the Director of Digital Library and Learning Commons in preparation, promotion, delivery, and evaluation of programs and outreach as needed. Assist with collection movement and maintenance by shelving, shelf reading, merchandising, pulling from lists, processing incoming and outgoing materials, and checking materials in and out, as needed. Works on special projects and performs other tasks as instructed to support library services and operations, for example, assisting with Archives projects. Maintain a familiarity with the library’s physical and electronic collections and resources. Assist in maintaining a welcoming and comfortable library environment. Assist with library ongoing projects. Perform routine clerical and administrative functions.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree or an associate degree with a combination of customer service experience. Experience in library services is preferred. Experience using computers and other related technology, such as smart phones, tables, cloud-based software, mobile apps, etc., in the workplace. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, etc.) and knowledge of library-related software, standard office equipment and procedures. Knowledge of basic library policies and procedures. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in the application of policies, procedures, rules, or regulations in difficult or sensitive situations. Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Good customer service skills.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter and resume and must be sent, preferably in PDF format, to [email protected]. The subject line of the email should read "Part-Time Evening Library Assistant." The process will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: $10,000 - $15,000

Contact: Amanda Willis Director of Human Resources Office: 803-327-7402 ext.8186 [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/14/2022

Job Title: Library Specialist

Job Description: The Library Specialist assists the librarian in maintaining the library and provide requested assistance to patrons. This individual performs a full range of library activities, provides coverage at the service desk, and assist with clerical and administrative duties for the library and library staff. The Library Specialist uses considerable independent judgment in making decisions where guidelines are applied to a variety of situations and serves as a lead worker responsible for assigning and directing the work of student workers/volunteers/interns. Reserve, circulate, renew, and discharge books and other materials. Register new patrons and update patrons' records on computers. Answer routine reference inquiries and refer patrons needing further assistance to librarians. Guide patrons in finding and using library resources, including the OPAC, computers, and electronic resources. Help select and request the acquisition of library materials. Catalogs books and other library materials. Help create and update online research, course, and subject guides. Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence related to the work. Train and supervise other staff, volunteers, interns, and student workers. Help plan, promote, and facilitate specialized programs. Design special displays to promote use of library facilities or specific resources at the library. Reads professional literature and participates in in-service training to keep informed on current materials and library developments. Performs related work as assigned by the Director of Digital Library & Learning Commons.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a combination of library and or customer service experience. Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills with students of diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of library policies and procedures. Knowledge of the methods of classifying, cataloging, and shelf-listing books. Strong technical skills and knowledge of computer applications to perform assignments effectively. Ability to select and compile data for correspondence and reports. Ability to interpret instructions and guidelines to resolve work problems; Detail-oriented.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter and resume and must be sent, preferably inPDF format, to [email protected]. The subject line of the emailshould read "Library Specialist." The process will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: $30,000 - $40,000

Contact: Amanda Willis Director of Human Resources Office: 803-327-7402 ext.8186 [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/14/2022

Job Title: Discovery Cataloger

Job Description: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the job responsibilities and essential functions for library faculty should be interpreted in the context of the Library’s strategic plan.Library faculty engage in service to the University, community, and profession. We create physical and digital environments that encourage learning and innovation, build and preserve collections, support research, and advance scholarship. We provide access to and promote the discovery of information. We help our communities become proficient information users and lifelong learners. Library faculty serve current and future UNC Charlotte students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the Greater Charlotte and global community by sustaining the intellectual and creative life, and facilitating lifelong learning, discovery, and engagement.Library faculty are expected to collaborate within the Library and beyond in the performance of professional duties that may include, but are not limited to: selecting, organizing, preserving, and facilitating access to materials; supporting teaching, learning, and research; providing outreach to the campus and community; and developing and maintaining digital and technological innovations.Library faculty participate in scholarly research, creative endeavors, and professional activities to serve the Library, the University, and the information professions. Library faculty are strongly encouraged to pursue external funding for library-related initiatives.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesCoordinates efforts to optimize discovery through the Integrated Library Systems.Produces original and complex copy cataloging in a variety of formats for library collections according to national, shared system, and local standards; performs general catalog maintenance such as bibliographic records enhancement, reclassifications, holdings updates, and item record editing.Compiles statistical reports of bibliographic data.Develops policies, goals, procedures, and workflows for cataloging and processing library materials in all formats.Works collaboratively with Atkins Library’s faculty and staff to assess the Library’s online resource discovery environment; develops and implements strategies and innovative solutions to improve external and internal user experience and maximize system functionality.Trains cataloging staff in cataloging/metadata standards, new technology applications, systems, and tools to continuously improve cataloging efficiency and quality; supervises daily operations of copy catalogers.

Qualifications: The minimum academic credential required for applicants for faculty positions in Atkins Library is completion of a master’s degree in the field of library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association by the time of application.Graduation with master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.Preferred Education, Skills and ExperienceKnowledge of current and emerging models and tools used by libraries for resource discovery.One year of recent cataloging/metadata experience in an academic or research library.Knowledge of current descriptive and subject cataloging practices such as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 formats, and authority control.Familiarity with software programs/products associated with library functions (e.g., Integrated Library Systems, Discovery Systems, OCLC systems and services, MARCEdit, OpenRefine, etc.).Demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented and repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy.Experience developing policies and creating documentation to improve communication and processes.Familiarity with emerging trends in linked data, such as BIBFRAME, RDF, SKOS, etc.General knowledge:Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form to different types of stakeholders with different knowledge backgrounds.Evidence of commitment to professional development and scholarly activities through research, publication, and service to national and regional professional organizations.Commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced through library collections, services, and programs.Strong commitment to service excellence.Other duties as assigned.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full job description and additional information visit our Web site at https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/46444

Salary: $63,000

Contact: Elizabeth Siler, Associate Dean for Collection Services ([email protected])


Submission Date: 11/07/2022

Job Title: Digital Lab Manager

Job Description: Serves as Digital Lab Manager to provide oversight for the day-to-day activities of the digitization lab for Clemson Libraries. Reporting to the Director of Digitization, the Digital Lab Manager maintains the lab space and equipment, ensures the proper execution of imaging workflows, oversees student employees, and performs quality control on images, as well as other duties as assigned. Collaborates with the Director of Digitization in coordinating departmental developments and is the first point of contact for lab issues. Performs duties as assigned.40% - Essential - Digital Imaging Lab Management:Maintains day-to-day project workflow for the digitization lab. Tracks projects through the digitization process. Serves as the initial contact for troubleshooting hardware, software, and workflow issues. Participates in staffing digitization lab and supervising student workers. Contributes to the improvement of workflows, identifying areas for increased efficiency and/or automation. Installs and updates software and operating systems for digitization lab computers. Evaluates and makes recommendations for software, hardware, and other equipment for the digitization lab. Alongside the Director of Digitization, reconfigure the digitization lab space and imaging equipment as needed. Contributes to documentation of lab practices and procedures. Stays abreast of digitization lab equipment and software and maintains lab cleanliness.30% - Essential - Quality control and reporting:Performs quality control on project outputs, reviewing the work of others to ensure accuracy and consistency. Ensures lab outputs meets current lab standards. Records and reports lab production data.20% - Essential - Material Management and Training:Transports materials via university vehicle. Helps prepare incoming projects for digitization as needed. Contributes to and maintains records of partner materials held by digitization lab. Works with other library units on transfer and use of materials for projects. Trains student workers in the digitization process, use of equipment, and departmental process. Trains staff in the operation of equipment and its applications when needed.10% - Essential - Compliance and Safety:Complies with University, State, and Federal requirements. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Participates in staff development programs.

Qualifications: Education -  A Bachelor's Degree and relevant program experience.Work Experience -  1+ years experience performing similar work.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply via the Clemson Job Board by midnight on November 18, 2022.

Salary: $43,030-$50,000

Contact: Mary Boyles [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/31/2022

Job Title: Library Specialist - Youth Services ($2,000 Signing Bonus)

Job Description: At the Town of Mooresville, our vision is to create a safe, vibrant, and diverse community that is inclusive to all. Mooresville is located near Lake Norman, about 25 miles North of Charlotte and is home to over 50,000 residents. The Town of Mooresville and its employees strive to enhance the quality of life in our community by providing high quality services and directing well-planned growth while encouraging inclusion and belonging. Town employees enjoy a great work/life balance and a generous benefits package. Town benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, 10 paid vacation days, 12-13 paid holidays per year. Town employees also receive a 5% employer contribution to their 401(k) along with being enrolled in the Local Government Retirement System (LGERS).As an employee you will have several career development opportunities including tuition assistance and training programs. If you are a detailed-oriented and collaborative individual with creativity and professionalism, we look forward to hearing from you.Description: An employee in this class plans, promotes, coordinates, and provides specialized youth and adult services in the library and on outreach basis. Work includes scheduling of activities, coordination and training a full-time staff member and volunteers involved in the program, shelving, displays, and assisting patrons with computer use. Work is performed in accordance with state program guidelines and requirements. Work requires accuracy, judgment, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with the public. Work is performed under the daily professional supervision of a Librarian and is evaluated through daily observation, discussions, reports, quality, and quantity of services delivered. Duties and Responsibilities: Plans and schedules library activities and events; coordinates materials and activities. Seeks donations to support awards in various programs such as the summer reading program; sends letters in community organizations and businesses that usually support library efforts and makes request for donations. Prepares pamphlets and articles to promote programs; prepares press releases and send to local newspapers; and give tours of the library. May conduct outreach activities; visits and sends pamphlets to schools, day care centers and YMCA. May plan and lead activities for teenagers such as teen book talk for 7th and 8th graders according to the state guidelines; reads the books and leads discussion groups on the books. May supervise Library Associates, volunteers and occasional community service workers in materials preparations, shelving, and straightening books. Decorates bulletin boards; plans and creates displays, materials, etc. Troubleshoots computer problems. Shelves and straightens books; assists patrons with selection; assists youth and adults with reference search and shows patrons how to use the computer. May serve in the absence of the Division Head; answers staff questions and resolves problems within established library procedures and policies. Performs duties of the Library Associates at the circulation desk approximately 5% to 10% of the time. May prepare Library Associates weekly schedule and ensures the Department is always staffed. May assist in the reconciliation of daily cash receipts from the cash register and the CBAs; troubleshoots errors. Performs additional duties as needed.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and three to five years of clerical and library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications accepted on-line at mooresvillenc.gov/jobs Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of Town of Mooresville application. Position will close November 11, 2022.

Salary: $34,437.00-$ 37,000.00 Per Year

Contact: Violet Carter [email protected] 704-799-4025


Submission Date: 10/26/2022

Job Title: Library Specialist

Job Description: The University of South Carolina's Law Library seeks a highly-motivated and detail-oriented individual for the full-time position of Library Specialist.This person is responsible for a variety of tasks within the Access Services Department, such as circulation of library materials, re-shelving materials, filing of loose-leaf materials, and inventory of library collection. This position requires night and weekend hours, and this person will manage library operation in absence of other staff on nights and weekends. The successful candidate will adhere to the established procedures, practices, and manuals in the Access Services Department, and will assist with the continued maintenance of a written manual describing current procedures and policies for this position. These duties will be conducted in close coordination with the Evening Access Services Supervisor, and this individual will report to the Access Services Librarian.DUTIESUnder minimal supervision the Library Specialist performs paraprofessional duties in Access Services department of Law Library including: •Uses Ex Libris Alma Library Services Platform to perform circulation functions, provides bibliographic assistance to library patrons from both Circulation module and OPAC mode, retrieves material from reserve, maintains self-service copiers and scanners, provides directional and ready reference to library patrons and directs incoming library telephone calls. •Assists with stacks maintenance and shifting projects. •Files majority of loose-leaf, pocket parts, current periodicals and other supplements.•Shelf-reads and conducts inventory of library collection. •Trains and supervises work of student assistants for circulation desk work, shelving and stacks maintenance and security duties. •Assists with other special projects as needed. •Evening and weekend work required.•Other duties as assigned by the Access Services Librarian.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS•Bachelor’s degree and 2 years library experience, or high school diploma and 6 years related experience.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS•Experience with ExLibris Alma. •Prior work experience in library access services department.•Experience with Springshare LibGuides.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For the complete job description and to apply, please see: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/130936

Salary: commensurate with experience

Contact: Regenia Dowling, HR Contact [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/26/2022

Job Title: Librarian I - Reference

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

Qualifications: Requires public speaking. Requires evening and weekend work including Sundays. Serves a Manager on Duty as needed. Must be able to provide own transportation to outreach and community events.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://lex-co.sc.gov/employment

Salary: $42,014.99 - $44,956.00 DOQ

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources(803) 785.8225


Submission Date: 10/25/2022

Job Title: Librarian I - Reference

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

Qualifications: ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with 3 - 5 years of professional library and supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://lex-co.sc.gov/employment

Salary: $42,014.99 - $44,956.00 DOQ

Contact: County of Lexington Human Resources (803) 785-8225


Submission Date: 10/17/2022

Job Title: Branch Manager

Job Description: Branch Location: Keith Summey Reports To: Associate DirectorOriginally opened as a World War II memorial in 1948, the Cooper River Memorial Library has been expanded to 20,000 square feet and renamed the Keith Summey North Charleston Library. Conveniently located in a central location and a major transfer point for commuters, this library location will serve a diverse and wide range of communities. Keith Summey North Charleston will provide new amenities, services and spaces that were previously not available. New to the library are a large community room, a story time room, a dedicated space for young adults, an automated materials handler, a learning lab, a creative studio, study space and a community classroom. The opening of Keith Summey North Charleston is highly anticipated and is expected to be an important hub of community activity.General Summary:The Branch Manager, under the general direction of the District Associate Director is responsible for overseeing day-to-day branch operations, ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer service, and maintaining high productivity and high staff morale. This person will manage the branch in a way to foster cooperation, training, shared programming, and staffing. As a Branch Manager, you must demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, as a large portion of this job will involve interacting with the local community.Responsibilities:All duties listed below are essential job functions for which reasonable accommodations will be made. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or abilities deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related tasks as requested by the Branch/Department Manager subject to reasonable accommodations.Essential Roles and Responsibilities:Works with other Branch Managers and Department Managers to help achieve the vision, mission, and goals of the Charleston County Public Library.Works with Human Resources on employee issues and staffing.Responsible for supervising and training staff.Represent the library at external programming and outreach events.Participate in committees and/or organizations that support the library’s mission and goals.Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and writing concise reports based on community needs.Make recommendations for reading materials or websites to obtain this information.Responsible for planning, implementing, and promoting in-branch, as well as, outreach programming for the community to increase library awareness within the community.Must be comfortable proactively seeking out customers to help in all areas of the library (desk, roving, e-mail, phone, or additional methods of communication).Create booklists, book displays and provide technology assistance and demonstrations for patrons of all ages.Perform routine desk duties and help patrons to locate resources and check out materials.Responsible for assisting the public in the use of technology, including software, online tools, and mobile devices.Keep informed of current services and trends as related to public libraries.Candidates should be good listeners and communicators, present a positive attitude, enjoy working cooperatively as a team member, and place top priority on customer service.Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities and scheduling requirements as needed to meet the coverage needs of the public service desks in other departments.Must demonstrate knowledge, appreciation and understanding of a broad range of both print and electronic materials.Assist with Community Hub Services such as the rental assistance program, vaccine clinics, voting process, as well as other programs and services that are provided by CCPL.Perform other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of and competency with bibliographic tools and sources, library methods, procedures, principles and practices, and emerging technology.Knowledge of library amenities and the ability to provide information about library policies.Must be a forward thinker with demonstrated skills in the areas of technology and innovation.Must have the ability to take initiative in making suggestions for the library’s services and collections improvements.Ability to write concise reports, analyze community needs, the needs of the collection, the effectiveness of services and be able to communicate those needs to the appropriate departments or supervisors.Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail and carry out assignments independently.Ability to use tact, courtesy and good judgement when communicating with coworkers and the public.Ability to demonstrate knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of both print and electronic library materials.Ability to communicate effectively and present ideas orally and in writing.Ability to carry out projects independently and collaboratively with a team.Qualifications and Requirements: Master of Library and Information Science degree from an ALA Accredited program.4 years post-MLIS library experience that includes 3 years of supervisory experience.Prefer public library experience.Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library Certification. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods and emerging technical advances.Must possess excellent customer service skills, ability to get along well with others, communicate effectively with the public and library staff and demonstrate a strong work ethic.Benefits and Compensation: Charleston County Public Library offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Paid Vacation and Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, 401k, and a Pension Plan.$60,507.20 - $68,140.80 annually commensurate with education and experience. Click here to apply online

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to CCPL Career Page

Salary: 60,507.20 - 68,140.80

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/12/2022

Job Title: Librarian IV, Branch Manager - Level 1, Fountain Inn Branch

Job Description: Posting Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 2, 2022Position: Librarian IV, Branch Manager - Level 1 (MLIS Degree Required), Fountain Inn Branch Pay: $47,734 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: November 2022Location: Kerry Ann Younts Culp Branch Library, 311 N. Main Street, Fountain Inn, South Carolina.Schedule: Mon., Wed., & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Tues. varies (either 1:00p-9:00p or 2:00p-9:00p); Fri. varies (either 8:30a-6:00p or 9:30a-6:00p); and a rotation of every fourth Sat. 8:30a-6:00p. (Off the Fri. before working on Sat.) Schedule requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs. FUNCTIONEmployees 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 PERFORMEDThese 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 regulations. (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 & Discovery Director and Human Resources regarding branch personnel needs, problems, vacancies, recruitment, specific position requirements, and overall employee relations. (E)•Coordinates interviews of candidates for branch staff positions and submits recommendations of those determined to be most qualified. (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 planning for changes and improvements in branch operations, including furnishings and equipment 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 assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s digital materials such as eBooks, magazines, and music. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at branch 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)•Keeps abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on Library operations, policies and procedures, and addresses 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 select, 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 Library holidays and other 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, 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 plan, organize, and direct activities of a branch library. •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 and 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 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 & EXPERIENCERequired:•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.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend, and stoop•reach, grasp, and use hands to touch, handle, or feel

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 [email protected] is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $47,734 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources SpecialistPh: 864-527-9232email: [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/11/2022

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant (Temporary)

Job Description: : Provides reference and circulation services to users. Answers directional and informational questions about MTC Library, its services, and materials. Monitors and troubleshoots student computing, printing, and computing tools. Effectively directs students to library resources. Maintains daily library operations to include: opening and closing procedures, checking out and monitoring study rooms, clerical work, and maintaining physical library materials (shelving, shifting, and shelf reading). Performs other duties as required. Midlands Technical College is dedicated to providing excellent service to its students, employees, and the community.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma and experience in library, clerical or customer-service related field. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree with two (2) years in library work, or a high school diploma and four (4) years experience in library, clerical, or customer-service related field.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must visit the SC State Jobs website at www.careers.sc.gov to complete and submit an on-line application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Transcripts must be submitted with the employment application when a degree is required. Copies of transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are required if hired. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/midlandstech/jobs/3756373/library-technical-assistant-temporary

Salary: $11.00 - $13.00 per hour. Eligible for health insurance benefits and participation in the State Retirement System.

Contact: 803-822-3399


Submission Date: 10/03/2022

Job Title: Assessment and Communications Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor

Job Description: Assessment and Communications Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor Kennesaw State University Library System Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track Assessment and Communications Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor faculty position in the Kennesaw State University Library System that begins in January 2023. Responsibilities Librarianship (85 %): Provide research, reference, and collection development assistance (in person, via chat, or other communication modes) to the KSU community as needed. Assist with the creation, marketing, collection, and implementation of findings from library surveys, the Library Annual Report, and other activities. Conducts assessment studies aligned with strategic objectives for the KSU Library System, including collaboration with colleagues on unit-specific projects Leads assessment initiatives for the Library System, such as the Academic Program Reviews Develop, implement, maintain, plan, manage, edit, and assess professional and strategic marketing materials, workflows, communications, projects, social media, and events that require substantial attention to details with a focus upon increasing awareness and engagement of the KSU Library System’s collections, services, and spaces by students and faculty. Support our communication and partnership with campus entities such as the Office of Strategic Communications, Institutional Research, and the Office of Research Perform subject specific professional work including faculty outreach and assessment as needed. Work with KSU's Institutional Research to effectively communicate library influence on student Recruitment, Retention, Progression, and Graduation (RRPG) Service (10%): Engage in KSU Library System service, KSU University service, and/or service to the library profession. Scholarship (5%): Participate in scholarship, research, and/or creative activity. Contribute to the development of the library profession and/or subject-specific discipline through scholarship, presentations, and publications.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications Include An earned Master’s degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Librarianship and Information Science, or a master level equivalent accredited program recognized by the American Library Association. Graduating students in December 2022 are eligible to apply; degree must be earned by start date. Preferred Qualifications Include Expertise with Adobe Cloud, Microsoft Suite software, and social media An undergraduate degree in communications or other relevant educational background Experience in academic libraries Experience in library assessment of services, programming, and/or resources Experience with marketing services, collections, and/or events Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with evidence of strong attention to detail Evidence of effective project management, scheduling experience, and ability to meet deadlines Experience or coursework in assessing library services, spaces, and/or events Demonstrated interest in strategic storytelling and brand identity A record of professional service A record of scholarly publications and/or conference presentations which candidates will be measured

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full description of this position and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. Search for Job ID 248910, or use this link: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=248910&PostingSeq=1SEARCH EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 14, 2022.For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Salary: $52,476

Contact: Kristina Clement, Student Outreach & Sponsored Programs Librarian, [email protected] Chelsee Dickson, Scholarly Communications Librarian, [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/27/2022

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: The Marion County Library System and its Board of Trustees are currently seeking an experienced, forward thinking, strategic leader as its next Library Director. The perfect candidate will not only be responsible for overall operations of the library system, but will also champion the next phase of growth through an up and coming, highly anticipated renovation and expansion of its Marion branch, a stunning 1905 Carnegie Library that serves as the heart of the community. Nestled in the beautiful, predominantly rural northeastern area of South Carolina, Marion County boasts small town southern charm, all within an hours drive to Myrtle Beach and a two hours drive to picturesque Charleston, South Carolina. The library system provides services to Marion County’s 30,000 residents via 3 branches, 2 satellite branches, and a Bookmobile.Marion County Library System operates under a governing Board of Trustees, and reports to the South Carolina State Library, and the Marion County Council, and other agencies that may be required. Comprehensive experience working with small local governments is highly desired. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:-Responsible for all aspects of library operations, including budget forecasting and preparation-Provides forward thinking leadership to library staff inline with organization's mission-Acts as an integral component of the construction process, overseeing the facility expansion project-Hires, trains, and motivates all library personnel-Oversight of library’s technology platforms-Community engagement on behalf of the library-Implementation of policies and the ability to uphold the principles of intellectual freedom to ensure free, equitable, and confidential access to information for all people of the community.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: -Must have an MLIS from an ALA accredited program-Preferably 5 years of increasingly responsible leadership and management experience in a library, with at least 3 of those years consisting of budgeting, planning, and supervising staff. -Excellent written and oral communication skills-Familiarity with current and future library technology and trends-SC driver’s license (or obtained within 6 months if out of state)-Must pass a pre-employment drug testPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:-Long-term management expertise-Public relations experience-Fundraising and grant writing knowledge-Familiarity with Government Accounting Best PracticesProficiency in Quickbooks Online or similar software

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please submit a letter of introduction, resume, and three references to [email protected]. Official transcripts and a completed Marion County Job Application required upon job offer. Applicants may be required to complete pre-employment testing. The Marion County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: Salary to be commensurate with experience. Also includes excellent SC State benefits.

Contact: Haley Tucker, Interim Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/23/2022

Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian

Job Description: The Research and Instruction Librarian serves as the primary contact for on-campus research assistance and oversees the development, delivery, and assessment of the library’s instructional services for on-campus programs. This position also acts as the electronic resources manager and assists with the day-to-day activities of the Information Desk. Some evening hours are required.RESPONSIBILITIES1.Provide research assistance to on-campus students and faculty in a variety of formats (in-person, chat, phone, email, Canvas).2.Develop, deliver, and assess library instruction. Collaborate with faculty to incorporate library instruction into courses and serve as the embedded librarian in select courses. 3.Manage the library’s electronic resources and authentication platform (OpenAthens) in conjunction with PASCAL support staff.4.Participate in library planning and contribute to outreach and engagement efforts.5.Coordinate the development and delivery of library information using a variety of platforms, including library web pages, LibGuides, Canvas, and social media.6.Perform basic library operational duties and assist in coverage of the Information Desk.7.Assist with Makerspace and Multimedia Lab equipment as needed.8.Perform other duties as assigned, including responsibilities associated with faculty status, involvement in PASCAL and other professional organizations, and participation in collection development.

Qualifications: 1.MLS or MLIS degree from ALA accredited institution required. 2.Ability and desire to teach.3.Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently.4.Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential.5.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required.6.Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with little supervision.7.Experience with providing high quality reference services with a variety of print and online resources.8.SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals; the ideal candidate will be familiar with library database subscriptions, and have a high comfort level with web-based, mobile and PC applications including but not limited to the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 9.Experience with Ex Libris Alma/Primo library service platform preferred. OTHER REQUIREMENTS 1.Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations. 2.Physical/Environmental Requirementsa.Visual acuity necessary to do editorial work, proof documents, and manage files. b.Requires ability to sit for periods of time in an interior office environment. May require infrequent lifting of objects up to 10 pounds, and occasionally items up to 20 pounds.c.Evening and weekend work, as assigned.3.Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion of a criminal background screening.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://my.swu.edu/ICS/Employment/?_ga=2.204646416.1603295930.1663944999-1474312713.1600804234

Salary:

Contact: Joni Addis, [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/22/2022

Job Title: Librarian II - Reference/Community Outreach

Job Description: The purpose of the class is to plan, supervise and provide reference and community outreach services to County Library patrons and staff, to perform other professional library duties, and to perform related work as required. This class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation, reporting progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.ESSENTIAL TASKS The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.Develops, plans, coordinates and supervises projects, programs, and events (with and without the use of the PCLS Outreach Vehicle) for diverse populations. Promotes interest in the library system, “library awareness”, as a community resource by visiting and speaking to business, school, civic, and social organizations as well as attending events “where people gather” i.e.: farmer’s markets, festivals, parades, community fairs, etc.Represents library system at community events and serves as principal contact for community groups, organizations, and individuals interested in Outreach Services.Assists in promoting library programs and services throughout the community. Leads the library system’s effort to reach and serve a diverse user population by analyzing community needs. Develops services that are designed to fulfill outreach goals. Cultivates community partnership opportunities.Maintains calendar of outreach events and ensures that resources, including staffing, are available to carry out outreach program or event successfully. Communicates outreach programs and schedule to other staff and PR/Marketing Manager. Cooperates and Coordinates with other public service staff as necessary to deliver outreach services.Manages Outreach Department budget and orders all necessary supplies. Loads and unloads outreach vehicle. Responsible for setup and takedown of items (tents, kiosks, book displays, tables, etc.).Establishes partnerships with local businesses and organizations to help promote library programing and services. Establishes cooperative Outreach partnerships with community members.Maintains flexibility and ability to make quick decisions when there are changes to Outreach event plan. Maintains positive interactions with community partners during potentially stressful outreach situations.Participates in grant research and grant writing related to Outreach ServicesAssists with Reference Desk duties when neededAssists the public in a professional and courteous manner.Participates in the development of Library policies and procedures related to Outreach Services; recommends policy and procedural changes to better meet Library and patron needs.Collects statistics for outreach programming. Gathers, evaluates and interprets statistical data concerning Outreach Events and programs; prepares routine and special reports and recommendations as requested.Assists Library patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library; interprets Library policies and procedures to the public. Signs community members up for library cards.Oversees the recruitment, training and supervision of Library volunteers.Participates in collection development; analyzes current collection for currency, physical condition, general quality and usefulness; recommends books and other library materials.Attends staff, committee, County and community meetings as appropriate.Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints in areas of responsibility.Keeps supervisor informed of all issues and concerns encountered.Assists co-workers with duties as required.Performs administrative work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data. Attends continuing education classes, professional meetings, conferences and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills.Interprets Library policies and procedures to the public.Prepares Library for opening and closing.Monitors and assists with circulation duties as necessary; verifies monies received.Assists in coordinating and participates in both in-house and outreach Library programs.Maintains accurate and up-to-date records, and prepares various reports as required.Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:Requires a Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited college or university or must be currently enrolled in an accredited MLS/MLIS program.SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:Must possess Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library or be able to obtain a certification once hired.Must possess valid state driver’s license.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Requires over four years and up to and including eight years.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a complete job description and to apply, visit https://www.co.pickens.sc.us/freeform_jobposting_detail_T11_R171.php

Salary: $44,146.84 per year

Contact: Cassie Hamilton [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/21/2022

Job Title: Systems Librarian

Job Description: Clemson Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Systems Librarian with exemplary communications skills and a team-building mindset to join our growing organization. The Systems Librarian serves as the technical lead in the oversight, management, and optimization of Clemson’s library services platform, which includes Ex Libris’ Alma, Primo VE, and Leganto. The Systems Librarian administers remote authentication systems, currently EZProxy, and integrates other platforms--such as ILLiad, GOBI, and OCLC--with the library services platform to deliver streamlined services. The Systems Librarian contributes to other technology projects within the Digital Strategies department to improve critical library services. This position coordinates with faculty and staff across the libraries and university to enhance resource discovery, establish or improve workflows, and deliver training and documentation related to systems.Clemson Libraries migrated to Alma/Primo VE in June 2020 and is part of a Network Zone along with 54 other institutions in the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) consortium. The Systems Librarian actively participates in the shared maintenance and governance of the Network Zone and liaises with PASCAL and Ex Libris systems support staff to troubleshoot issues and properly configure Clemson’s Institution Zone according to consortial best practices and recommendations. Clemson Libraries faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Digital Strategies, a department within the newly created division of Organizational Performance and Inclusion. To learn more about the reorganization at Clemson Libraries, visit: https://libraries.clemson.edu/reorg. Systems Management Serves as the technical lead for the library services platform (Alma/Primo VE/Leganto). Responsible for configuring, troubleshooting, maintaining, integrating, and sustaining the library services platform and other systems used to manage library processes. Chairs the Discovery Cross-Functional Team, a group charged with providing organizational oversight for the operation of the shared LSP that includes representation from across the Libraries. Administers remote authentication systems and processes. Coordinates new software releases/updates and evaluates the functionality of optional systems features before implementation. Supervises systems support staff and develops plan for division of systems duties. Works with colleagues in the Digital Strategies department to evaluate and improve discoverability, usability, and accessibility of systems. Develops and maintains policies, procedures, and documentation about library systems workflows and processes. Coordinates and delivers systems-related training for library personnel. Collaborates across library departments to facilitate and improve systems workflows. Contributes to other technology projects within the Digital Strategies department to improve critical library services and workflows. Works with campus IT, faculty, staff, and students to troubleshoot and resolve access and other systems issues. Communicates changes in system functionality to library faculty and staff in a prompt and effective manner. Works with customer support representatives and vendors to monitor and troubleshoot performance, resolve systems issues, and remain current on new systems technologies. Actively engages with consortial working groups (e.g., PASCAL, ELUNA) to broaden understanding of state and national best practices and innovations.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or a relevant accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. Minimum of 3 years professional experience providing direct support and management of a library services platform in an academic setting. Demonstrated skills in leadership, oral and written communication, and creative problem-solving. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.Preferred Qualifications: Experience supporting applications within the Ex Libris library services platform (Alma, Primo VE, and/or Leganto) Experience with EZProxy or OpenAthens. Experience with Shibboleth and SAML authentication protocols. Previous management/supervisory experience. Knowledge of cataloging, metadata, acquisitions, and e-resources processes and techniques, and familiarity with basic cataloging standards. Experience working in a consortial environment with a shared library services platform. An active awareness of new technologies and the impact they have on a rapidly changing library technology landscape. Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/113747

Salary: $73,000-$85,000

Contact: Mary Boyles, Talent Acquisition PartnerOffice of Human Resources 864.656.9860, [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/16/2022

Job Title: Librarian III Branch Supervisor (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch Library

Job Description: Posting Date: Friday, June 17, 2022Re-Opened: Friday, September 2, 2022Application Deadline: Open until filledPosition: Librarian III Branch Supervisor (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch LibraryPay: $45,765 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: September 2022Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, South CarolinaSchedule: WK 1: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues. & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; and Sat. 8:30a-6:00p WK 2: Sun. 1:30p-6:00p; Mon. & Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p WKS 3 & 4: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues. & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00pFUNCTIONThe employee in this position assists the Branch Manager with scheduling, directing, coaching, and supervising 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 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 PERFORMEDThese 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 branch staff. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Assists the Branch Manager with preparing staff schedules, approving leave requests and requesting 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 Help Desk 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 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 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 & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Three 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.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel•tolerate dust and mold associated with working with books and other library materials

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 [email protected].GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $45,765 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources SpecialistGreenville County Library System25 Heritage Green PlaceGreenville, SC 29601Phone: 864-527-9232Email: [email protected] Website: https://www.greenvillelibrary.org/jobs


 

Submission Date: 09/14/2022

Job Title: Digital Services Librarian

Job Description: Plans, implements, and promotes a variety of digital literacy and technology-related library programs including STEM outreach initiatives; provides one-on-one technology assistance to help patrons access digital resources or troubleshoot technology problems; assists with creation of digital content, digitization of local history collections and creation of online programs/videos; manages library software and technologies, including integrated library system, 3D printers, laser cutters, etc.; provides training for staff and patrons; maintains inventory of technologies, software, and digital resources.Maintains library website; creates and curates high-quality, original content for library's social media and digital platforms.Collaborates with Library Director to develop and implement the technology and digital services plan; partners with IT Department to communicate technology and digital services' needs, troubleshoot problems, coordinate strategic planning, implement and evaluate responsive and innovative technologies; responsible for oversight of e-rate applications/projects. Assists with the collection, reporting, and analysis of data related to library services, programs, and resources.

Qualifications: Knowledge and level of competency associated with completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Master of Library Science degree preferred.Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand work of subordinate positions, answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years' experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please apply online at https://www.lincolncounty.org/2160/Employment-Opportunities by October 10, 2022 at 05:00 PM EST

Salary: $47,964.80 - $50,377.60

Contact: Jennifer Sackett


Submission Date: 09/08/2022

Job Title: Director of Libraries

Job Description: Would you like to lead a three-county regional library in the beautiful North Carolina mountains? Would you want to live near four-season recreational opportunities, enjoy a vibrant cultural arts scene, and reside in a highly-rated school district? Appalachian Regional Library is seeking a dynamic, outgoing individual to head a staff of 59 dedicated employees. The Director of Libraries provides professional leadership in planning, organizing, and directing the Appalachian Regional Library System under the general review of the regional library board. This employee works to meet staffing, materials, equipment, and facility needs for five public libraries in Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes Counties. The regional director’s duties also include making recommendations to the governing board regarding hiring, promotion, or dismissal of management-level employees of the Appalachian Regional Library System; having extensive public contact and frequent conferences with library board members, government officials, and community leaders in all three counties; and maintaining professional relationships with the staff of the State Library of North Carolina, the North Carolina Public Library Directors’ Association, and state legislators.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited library school, seven years of professional public library experience preferred (including five years of public library administrative or management experience), and eligibility for certification by the NC Librarian Certification Committee. Excellent oral and written communication abilities and management skills are necessary. Experience with managing a budget is required. Must be able to plan and direct staff engaged in all library functions.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and list of references (or questions) to [email protected]

Salary: $68,000-$73,000

Contact: Tammy Holston


Submission Date: 09/02/2022

Job Title: Youth and Family Services Coordinator

Job Description: About Our JobDo you love giving back to the community and want to take on a professional role within Sarasota County Libraries? In this role, you’ll work on a variety of initiatives committed to providing programs for all our families in the County by coordinating services dedicated to children in and teens. Apply today and help influence our generations to come.Communicates and advocates for quality library services for children, teens, and families.Guides strategic planning with Youth Services co-workers to optimize library services.Implements standards of service that ensure prompt and efficient resolution of inquiries from County customers.Keeps up to date with developments, new trends, and innovations in libraries.Represents Sarasota County to library users and the public and demonstrates the value of library services to the community.Forms strategic partnerships with representatives of community agencies, organizations, and institutions.Establishes core programming priorities for youth and family services and assesses program quality using feedback for future improvement. This includes reviewing external programs to determine application for use in libraries.Manages fiscal resources, including operating budget, grant funds, in-kind contributions.Ensures compliance with policies, principles, and practices within Sarasota County Libraries.Participates in the development of an integrated marketing and communications plans. This includes developing marketing materials and templates to promote various programs and special events.Work Hours: 40 hour workweeks. Typical schedule is Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.**You will occasionally be required to work nights and weekends on other projects.

Qualifications: About You We realize your time is valuable so please carefully review the required minimum qualifications for the position:A Master's degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library AND- two years of experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please apply online at scgov.net

Salary: $50,523.20 – $62,000.00

Contact: Pamela Roebuck


Submission Date: 08/30/2022

Job Title: Library Manager, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library

Job Description: About Our JobThis is a management level position responsible for planning, budgeting, directing and supervising the operation of a branch library; continuing development of library services and resources; coaching, mentoring, and supervising staff; developing and maintaining community partnerships, including with the Friends of the Library. The Manager participates with the Management Team to establish service plans to meet the objectives of the Library System. You will be contributing to a culture characterized by respect and commitment to excellent service to our patrons.Administration Oversees daily library operations including participating in budget and business plan development and administration; keeps records/reports to indicate progress and for future planning. Seeks alternative revenue sources.Develops, communicates, and implements strategic plans, and establishes long and short range goals for the branch library.Develops, implements, and evaluates special projects, services, and programs.Interprets policies and procedures for staff and the public.Evaluates building, equipment, and repair needs and works with various departments to address issues.Actively participates on the Library System Management Team, particularly in the development of long and short range plans, policies and procedures, and participates in system-wide projects and service teams.CommunicationPromotes the value, mission, products, and services of the library and throughout the community.Works with library support groups such as the Friends of the Library.Develops and maintains community partnerships.Networks with other agencies within the County, the community, and the library profession.Prepares and presents oral, written, and visual presentations to groups.Promotes the understanding and use of library programs, resources, and services.Collection Development/MaintenanceMonitors the quality of materials collections for the branch, maintains awareness of library collections, and continually analyzes and evaluates the collection based on changing community needs. Communicates changing collection needs to library administration and collection development staff.Maintains currency in library literature for awareness of trends in areas of new formats, methods of delivery, circulation models, new technologies, etc.Oversees the monitoring and expenditure of library budget.Customer ServiceDevelops and implements standards of service that ensure the prompt and efficient resolution of each inquiry by internal and external customers, delivered with the utmost respect and courtesy.Keeps abreast of developments, new trends, and innovations in libraries.Provides assistance at service desks on a regular basis and to other sections as needed.Represents Sarasota County to library users.Promote effective communication of information to all internal and external customers.Participates in and/or facilitates trainings, community meetings, and activities of the Library Advisory Board, Friends, Alliance, Friends of the Library, etc.Staff DevelopmentEvaluates staffing needs for the unit and interviews and selects candidates for hire.Monitors and manages performance, including the administration of corrective action.Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings and one on one meetings with each employee as needed.Participates in cross training in other sections and aids in cross training in their section.Work schedule will vary based on needs of the Library. Normal Working hours will fall between:Monday's from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.Tuesday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.Friday and Saturdays 8 am -5 pm.Required to work 1-2 Saturdays a month and one evening shift a week from 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.Currently closed on Sundays, although in the future you will be asked to join a rotation of Sundays.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution AND three (3) years of supervisory experience in a public library is required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please apply at scgov.net

Salary: $63,627.20 - $76,000

Contact: Pamela Roebuck [email protected] 1660 Ringling Blvd.Sarasota, FL 34236941 861-5481


Submission Date: 08/29/2022

Job Title: Librarian I - Reference

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

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Minimum Education - ALA Accredited MLIS/MLS Minimum Qualification - 3-5 years of professional library experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://lex-co.sc.gov/employment

Salary: $42,014.99 - $44,956.00 DOQ

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources (803) 785-8225


Submission Date: 08/29/2022

Job Title: Librarian III - Assistant Branch Librarian

Job Description: Provides professional library service to the public. Assists Senior Branch Librarian in management of daily operations of a large branch library. Manages the Circulation Department and supervises staff within work area. Performs Collection Development duties for the branch. Assists with planning and implementation of library programs. Provides feedback concerning programs and services delivered by staff. Serves on system committees.•Responsible for branch operations during the absence of Senior Branch Librarian. Supervises staff of assigned department. Includes scheduling staff, instructing, planning, assigning work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement. Offers training, advice and assistance as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Assists in the interview and training process for branch staff. Enforces Code of Conduct regarding patron behavior. Serves on internal committees and assists in establishing and implementing policies, procedures, and goals for assigned branch and for own department.•Coordinates Collection Development of internal department. Performs community analysis to determine customers’ needs and interests. Develops Collection Management Plan for assigned areas, including evaluating and determining internal budgeting allocations. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Serves the Library System by sitting on or chairing collection-focused committees.•Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public, both internally and through community outreach. Provides Readers’ Advisory. Leads group tours of the library and represents the library to meetings of civic groups, schools, and other community organizations. Attends county and community meetings as appropriate.•Resolves patron account issues, including payment plans and account collections. Reconciles revenue with daily system financial report; prepares and delivers bank deposit. Manages the branch supply budget; evaluates branch needs and orders supplies.•Participates in System Collection Development and community analysis. Evaluates materials budget allocation and develops a Collection Development plan for assigned areas. Manages assigned subject areas of library collection including selecting, weeding, and replacing materials according to the System’s Collection Development Policy.•Coordinates use of library meeting spaces for the public. Communicates the Meeting Room Policy and determines eligibility of applicants. Processes applications and collects deposits; compiles and submits usage statistics.•Helps maintain records and statistical data including programming, patron references, and collection data. Ensures department meets performance standards. Suggests policy and procedure changes to services. Evaluates department equipment and furnishing needs and makes recommendations to Senior Branch Librarian•Performs other similar duties as required.Requires public speaking; requires evening and weekend work including Sundays.Responsible for branch operations during absence of Senior Branch Librarian

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:Minimum Education - ALA accredited MLIS/MLS

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://lex-co.sc.gov/employment

Salary: $47,208.41 - $50,985.09 DOQ

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources (803) 785-8225


Submission Date: 08/29/2022

Job Title: Reference Services Specialist (LIS Associate)

Job Description: The Reference Services Specialist reports directly to the Library Director. Duties will include but not necessarily be limited to:Provide proactive reference assistance to students in using library resources, print and electronic. Refer difficult reference requests to the library director as needed. (ca. 20%)Participate in both formal (group) and informal bibliographic instruction regarding all library resources with students, in-person and online. (ca. 20%)Supervise all inter-library loan functions. (ca. 20%)Manage incoming periodical issues as well as existing print periodicals; assist students with access to online periodicals. (ca. 20%)Help oversee circulation activities to ensure that materials are accounted for properly (this includes oversight of student workers) (ca. 20%)Perform other duties as assigned. This position reports directly to the Library Director. This position is responsible for managing student employees of the Library in conjunction with the Library Director.This position is a full-time, salaried position. Work hours on campus are normally from 8 AM – 5 PM, M-F. All full-time employees are offered health insurance and a retirement plan. Details of that plan are available upon request through our Payroll & Benefits Administrator. ***No phone or in-person inquiries.***

Qualifications: Some academic library experience is strongly preferred (MLIS is not required for this position).Ability to interact with students and faculty in a friendly manner.Familiarity with theological resources, preferably in the Presbyterian, Reformed, and Evangelical tradition.Attention to detail in all aspects of work.Punctuality and dependability in all aspects of work.Strong computing skills required – no exceptions. Extensive experience with MS Word required; experience with MS Excel, and other MS Office programs strongly preferred, including MS Access. Ability to perform multiple kinds of duties within one day with frequent interruptions.Willingness to learn new skills as necessary.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send resume and references to [email protected].

Salary: 27-32K

Contact: Kenneth McMullen


Submission Date: 08/29/2022

Job Title: Director, Accessible Books and Library Services

Job Description: The Director of the State Library of North Carolina Accessible Books and Library Services (SLNC ABLS) is an innovative, collaborative, and knowledgeable leader who establishes the direction and goals for SLNC ABLS, and ensures that SLNC ABLS services, programs, staff positions, and resources support and align with State Library, NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR), and State of N.C. needs and priorities. The Director serves as Regional Librarian for North Carolina as SLNC ABLS is part of the network of libraries with the Library of Congress’s National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. The Director values and regards diversity and accessibility and represents the needs and interests of a variety of people and backgrounds in North Carolina, and prioritizes employee engagement and iterative processes to evolve services to meet a broad range of user needs.Key Responsibilities: Provides leadership in the development of goals, programs and services for the State Library and Accessible Books and Library Services to efficiently carry out its mission, meet its mandated functions, and effectively serve individuals in the state who are unable to use traditional print materials due to visual, physical, or reading disability. Works in collaboration with and ensures compliance with policies and standards of the National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Print Disabled of the Library of Congress and other applicable rules, regulations and policies by serving as Regional Librarian for North Carolina for NLS. Supervises and develops staff to carry out work of section. Prepares annual work plans, monitors work performance and administers the performance management system according to OSP and DNCR procedures. Directs and advises SLNC ABLS supervisors in performance management activities. Recruits, selects and hires new employees according to OSP and DNCR policies and procedures; advises SLNC ABLS supervisors in the hiring of new employees. Administers funds allocated to the SLNC ABLS; reviews and approves all travel, training and procurement activities; directs and advises project managers in preparing and managing grant budgets. Ensures that library programs and staffing reflect established and newly evolving library technologies, programs and procedures, and leads change to ensure that SLNC ABLS and the State Library continues to provide innovative, user-driven library resources, programs, and services over time to North Carolinians who cannot read standard print due to a visual or physical disability. Communicates with Department staff, Friends group, state agencies, NLS, project partners, users, vendors and more about Library programs, resources, and services and more through meetings, presentations, written reports, webinars, and more. Identifies, develops and strengthens collaborative relationships and partnerships to accomplish Library or Department goals. Identifies grant sources, writes grant proposals, and oversees and advises staff in writing grant proposals to obtain funding for statewide projects. The State Library of North Carolina provides exceptional library service and exceptional service to libraries, helping North Carolinians live more abundant and purposeful lives. The State Library enriches the lives of North Carolinians through access to information resources, strengthens communities through exceptional library services, and inspires and supports literacy and lifelong learning for all North Carolinians. For more information visit: Website: statelibrary.ncdcr.gov Twitter: @StateLibraryNC Facebook: @StateLibraryNC Accessible Books and Library Services (ABLS) provides library programs and services to North Carolinians who cannot read standard print due to a visual or physical disability. SLNC ABLS is a part of the network of regional libraries operated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) that performs the functions of a public library. The library circulates 800,000 volumes annually to over 12,000+ eligible patrons through special deposit collections in libraries, hospitals, rest homes, and other institutions and the direct delivery of specially designed playback equipment and books and magazines in large print, Braille, and audio formats to individuals directly free of charge via U.S. Mail. The library manages a volunteer services program, records local North Carolina publications and magazines for circulation, publishes and distributes quarterly library newsletters, and sponsors reading and other library programs and a descriptive video service with support from the Friends group. SLNC ABLS is committed to removing barriers to access and ensuring that collections and services reflect diverse perspectives. The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team. Please visit our website at www.ncdcr.gov for more information.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies Demonstrated experience with the practices, policies, trends and issues in library services and library administration. Demonstrated experience with budget planning and/or management. Demonstrated experience with program and/or project planning, management, and/or evaluation. Management Preferences: Demonstrated ability to convey information clearly and concisely in writing, verbally, and through public and virtual presentations. Demonstrated ability to initiate changes within scope of strategic plan. Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships to meet department goals. Demonstrated ability to develop new partnerships and support existing partnerships. Management experience in a public library, a Library of Congress National Library Service (NLS) library for the Blind and Print Disabled, or an organization providing service to individuals with a visual, physical, or reading disability. Volunteer or professional experience providing services or resources to individuals with a visual, physical, or reading disability. Demonstrated experience writing and managing grant projects. Demonstrated experience reviewing and evaluating grant applications. Demonstrated experience with building and/or facility management.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Master's degree in library and information science or a related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of professional librarian experience, three of which should have been in a supervisory, consultative, or administrative capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply at: https://slnc.info/ABLSDir by 9/21/2022 5:00 PM Eastern

Salary: $61,209-$89,000

Contact: N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Division of Human Resources Division Address:N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Division of Human Resources 4603 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-4603 Phone: 919-814-6670 Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.


Submission Date: 08/18/2022

Job Title: Part-time/Temporary, Library Technical Assistant

Job Description: Part-time/Temporary, Library Technical Assistant, 20 hours/week at $20/hour, USC Aiken Gregg-Graniteville LibraryUnder the supervision of the Circulation and Government Documents librarian, the part time library assistant works in coordination with other library staff to manage the day-to-day operation of the library’s circulation department. The library assistant provides clerical support, supervision of circulation student workers, and public service to both members of the USCA campus and broader community. Position helps provide circulation desk and building coverage during library hours and is responsible for exceptional customer service. Position requires occasional night and weekend hours. Essential Job Duties•Provide Reference assistance to users: Answer questions making referrals to professional staff as appropriate; instruct patrons in use of library materials and equipment; assist patrons in locating and retrieving materials.•Perform all duties and activities of the Circulation Department; problem resolution; charging/discharging materials; collection of fines; interpretation of policies; maintenance of photocopiers and printers; issuance of loan privilege cards•Performs opening and closing procedures.•Perform shelving and collection maintenance.•Responsible for oversight of the library building in the absence of the circulation manager, library administrative assistant or supervisor.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma with 4 years of library work experience required. Additional skills/abilities needed: basic data entry and/or word processing skills; aptitude for accuracy and detail; ability to carry out detailed procedures and work independently in a team environment; excellent organizational skills; good oral and written communication skills; ability to push/pull up to 40 lbs. of library materials/equipment in a cart/dolly; lift, stretch, bend to retrieve and/or shelve library materials.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/126927. Application deadline: August 28, 2022. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Salary: 20 hours/week at $20/hour

Contact: Search Committee Chair: Susie O'Connor - [email protected].


Submission Date: 08/17/2022

Job Title: Electronic Resources and Instruction Librarian (Assistant Librarian)

Job Description: The Electronic Resources and Instruction Librarian will be responsible for management of electronic resources and services including the Ex-Libris, Rialto, Open Athens, Springshare and library databases. This position will also contribute to general library services such as instruction, reference, collection development and circulation.Serves as onsite manager of Ex-Libris, manages and maintains all technical aspects of library electronic resources and service. Serves as liaison to IT department and database vendors to manage proxy server access, configuration, changes and issues. Investigates, evaluates, and recommends new technologies that will improve or expand services and access to library resources.Provides reference services to library users in person and online. Assists patrons with library’s online catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations. Assists students in the use of library resources and equipment. Helps staff the front desk.Collaborates with Head Librarian to create instructional materials which support student and curricular needs and to design and maintain library web content for multiple sites/programs. Teaches library instruction sessions and orientations for in person classes that incorporate active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills. Collaborates with Head Librarian to plan, develop, teach, and assesses library instruction in person and online. Works as an embedded librarian in online and in person classes.Assists in the collection development initiative, including selection, deselection, and inventory. Oversees the development and operation of assessment tools for data related to library collections and resources.Promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff through traditional and electronic methods. Maintains the library’s social media presence. Participates in staff development, college wide meetings and activities, college committees and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Graduate degree in library science or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology. Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association college or university preferred. Knowledge of Ex-Libris, Springhare and Open Athens software is preferred. One to three years of experience working in a college or university library (recent graduates are encouraged to apply).

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Persons interested in this opportunity should apply on-line at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/octech; or www.careers.sc.gov. Please complete the State application to include current and previous work history and education.

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Contact: Susan Shaffer - HR Specialist 803-535-1209 or [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Community Connections Librarian

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.POSTING DATE: April 26th, 2022JOB TITLE: Community Connections Librarian, Grade 23 LOCATION: Information Services, HeadquartersDATE AVAILABLE: July 1st, 2022 SALARY:41,310 yearly (Includes generous benefits package)HOURS: 40 hours per week Week 1: Monday 8:30-5:30, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30, Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday 8:30-5:30Week 2: Monday 8:30-5:30, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30, Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday 8:30-5:30Week 3: Monday 8:30-5:30, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30, Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday off, Saturday 8:45-6:15Week 4: Sunday 12:55-6:15, Monday off, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30 Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday 8:30-5:30Every 4-6 weeks the librarian will work 12:15-9:15 to close on a Friday night. Other nights or weekends as assigned or necessary.EDUCATION: MLS/ALA. Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Collaborates with community partners, patrons, and other staff to plan, organize, promote, and present relevant, innovative assistance and programs for patrons •Oversees assigned special programs or areas of service for the Information Services department •Tracks and submits program statistics •Handles financial transactions and assists in preparing bank deposits; may request and complete purchase order requests •Participates in maintaining an attractive department including maintaining and promoting collections, displays and signage •Provides superior customer service with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, library equipment and maker activities •Serves as Librarian-in-Charge when assigned •Remains aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action as needed; roves the library to maintain awareness of patron needs and security KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School. •Comfortable and proficient with technology •Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups •Exceptional written and oral communication skills •Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills and attention to detail •Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment •Strong work ethic with a willingness to take initiative •Proven experience in collaborating with others to provide appropriate programs for the public •Strong desire to work with the citizens of Spartanburg County to educate, entertain, and explore. •Experience in planning and executing programs for makers of all kinds preferred •Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries The Library accepts applications when a job position is available. Applications are available at allcheckout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: •Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School.

Type:

How to Apply: Please email application, cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary: $41,310 yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046FAX: (864) 596-3518 www.spartanburglibraries.org


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Assistant Director of Children’s

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Children’s, Grade 24LOCATION: Children’s Services, HeadquartersDATE AVAILABLE: October 1, 2022SALARY: $43,375 per yearHOURS: 40 hours per weekMonday: 12:15-9:15; Tuesday: 8-5; Wednesday: 8-5; Thursday: 8-5; Friday: 8-5 Friday evenings, every 7 weeksWeekends, every 4 weeks(Note: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed).EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with extensive knowledge of Children’s Services in a public library. Must complete pre-employment testing. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Oversees daily functions of the Children’s Department at Headquarters including scheduling staff, coordinating programs, and planning for outreach, special events, and summer reading •Stays informed of the needs and interests of families and children, birth through age twelve, through library patron interactions and reading of current journals, websites and literature to ensure creative and innovative programs that meet the needs of children •Incorporates The Palmetto Basics and Every Child Ready to Read into programs and the environment for children ages 0-5 •Meets regularly with staff working in the Children’s Department at Headquarters to coordinate their training, guide and supervise their work, and evaluate their performance •Oversees department meetings and planning processes and participates in the Children’s Services committee meetings and other committees as needed •Sets standards for the department to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment •Attends regular training related to children’s services and other library work •Maintains department statistics and monthly reports •Represents SCPL at conferences and events related to children KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with extensive knowledge of Children’s Services in a public library •Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials and practices with public library experience and supervisory experience. •Comprehensive knowledge of children’s literature •Exceptional written and verbal communication skills •Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail •Comfortable and proficient with technology •Strong work ethic and interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups •Creative and organized with the ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility •Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach The Library accepts applications when a job position is available. Applications are available at allcheckout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with extensive knowledge of Children’s Services in a public library

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please email application, cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary: $43,375 per year

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046FAX: (864) 596-3518 www.spartanburglibraries.org


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Boiling Springs Assistant Branch Librarian

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.JOB TITLE: Assistant Branch Librarian, Grade 24LOCATION: Boiling Springs DATE AVAILABLE: July 1st, 2022SALARY: $42,525 yearlyHOURS: 40hrs per weekWeek A: Monday 11:00am-8:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm, Friday 9:00am-6:00pmWeek B: Monday 10:30am-8:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm, Saturday 9:30am-6:00pmEDUCATION: ALA/MLS with a minimum of three years’ experience in a public library preferred and a minimum of two years proven supervisory experience ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Supports the Branch Librarian in communicating information to staff, creating schedules, evaluating operations, managing the collection, and enforcing policies and procedures.•Assists the branch librarian in setting standards for the branch to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment.•Serves as acting supervisor in the absence of the Branch Librarian.•Plans, organizes, promotes, and presents a variety of programming, occasionally seeking grants for local programming.•Meets regularly with pages to coordinate training, supervise work, and evaluate performance.•Assists in overseeing branch building operations such as communicating needs with the facilities department concerning janitorial services, groundskeeping, and more.•Serves as a liaison with the local Friends of the Library and other community agencies as well as fostering new partnerships in the community.•Assists the Branch Librarian in maintaining a programming budget generated through Friends of the Library sales, including approving purchases, overseeing petty cash, and making deposits.•Other tasks as assigned by the Branch LibrarianKNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principles and practices with public library and supervisory experience•Comprehensive knowledge of adult literature and movies for all ages•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail•Comfortable and proficient with technology•Interpersonal and customer service skills •Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreachThe Library accepts applications when a job position is available. Applications are available at allcheckout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: ALA/MLS with a minimum of three years’ experience in a public library preferred and a minimum of two years proven supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please email application, cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary: $42,525 yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046FAX: (864) 596-3518 www.spartanburglibraries.org


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Boiling Springs Assistant Branch Librarian

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.POSTING DATE: August 8, 2022JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Children’s, Grade 24LOCATION: Children’s Services, HeadquartersDATE AVAILABLE: October 1, 2022SALARY: $43,375 per yearHOURS: 40 hours per weekMonday: 12:15-9:15; Tuesday: 8-5; Wednesday: 8-5; Thursday: 8-5; Friday: 8-5 Friday evenings, every 7 weeksWeekends, every 4 weeks(Note: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed).EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with extensive knowledge of Children’s Services in a public library. Must complete pre-employment testing. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Oversees daily functions of the Children’s Department at Headquarters including scheduling staff, coordinating programs, and planning for outreach, special events, and summer reading •Stays informed of the needs and interests of families and children, birth through age twelve, through library patron interactions and reading of current journals, websites and literature to ensure creative and innovative programs that meet the needs of children •Incorporates The Palmetto Basics and Every Child Ready to Read into programs and the environment for children ages 0-5 •Meets regularly with staff working in the Children’s Department at Headquarters to coordinate their training, guide and supervise their work, and evaluate their performance •Oversees department meetings and planning processes and participates in the Children’s Services committee meetings and other committees as needed •Sets standards for the department to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment •Attends regular training related to children’s services and other library work •Maintains department statistics and monthly reports •Represents SCPL at conferences and events related to children KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with extensive knowledge of Children’s Services in a public library •Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials and practices with public library experience and supervisory experience. •Comprehensive knowledge of children’s literature •Exceptional written and verbal communication skills •Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail •Comfortable and proficient with technology •Strong work ethic and interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups •Creative and organized with the ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility •Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach The Library accepts applications when a job position is available. Applications are available at allcheckout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with extensive knowledge of Children’s Services in a public library

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please email application, cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary: $43,375 per year

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046FAX: (864) 596-3518 www.spartanburglibraries.org


Submission Date: 08/14/2022

Job Title: Director of Lineberger Memorial Library

Job Description: The Director, Lineberger Memorial Library, promotes excellence in library services through proactive administration of the library in coordination with the Lenoir-Rhyne Dean of University Library Services: policymaking, staffing, budgeting, service, and professional development.Located in Columbia, S.C., this position supports Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS) and Center for Graduate Studies for Columbia faculty, students, and staff, as well as community members who have library privileges, with the provision of appropriate library resources and services. Works effectively with colleagues, staff, and student employees to advance the mission and vision of the library and the university. Operates within the guidelines of applicable laws, national library protocols, and university and library policies and procedures.General Duties and Responsibilities•Manages day-to-day operations of the library building, services, and collections•Develops and administers operational policies and procedures of the library•Facilitates library-wide planning, assessment of needs, and special projects•Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates library staff•Recommends annual library budget and requests, monitors expenditures•Manages collection development for books, periodicals, media, and electronic resources•Oversees the hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluation of student library assistants•Explores new and emerging technologies that may aid in the promotion and delivery of library services•Administers the automated system, including system upgrades•Maintains the library’s websiteResearch Assistance and Instruction•Provides research assistance to students, faculty, and staff as needed•Maintains research guides related to campus coursework•Collaborates with faculty to promote the integration of library services and resources into the curriculum, via the learning management system or other mechanisms•Designs and delivers an information literacy program according to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education•Teaches library instruction sessions utilizing high-impact educational practices in various modalities using articulated learning outcomes with appropriate methods of assessment

Qualifications: Education: •Required: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library/information science program•Strongly preferred: additional master’s degree in religious studies, theology, divinity, or another closely related discipline from an accredited institutionExperience: •At least five years of professional library experience, preferably in an academic environment•Minimum of two years supervisory or management experience in a library, with duties of directing and administering library services, long-range planning, and budget planning and management

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For the full job description and to apply, please visit this website: https://www.lr.edu/work-at-lr/director-lineberger-memorial-library

Salary: N/A

Contact: Alexandra (Sandy) Leach, Acting Director of Lineberger Memorial Library [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/12/2022

Job Title: Assistant Director: Programs and Outreach

Job Description: General Summary:The Assistant Director: Programs and Outreach Librarian position is an administrative, public service position. This employee works under the supervision of and consults with the Library Director. They have broad decision making responsibilities for routine operational matters and some decision making responsibilities for non-routine matters, including applying library policy to problems as necessary. The Assistant Director acts as Director for the Library when the Director is out of the office. Primary Responsibilities: •Programs and Outreach – 50%oServes as a representative and liaison of the library while at work and out in the communityoCoordinates and implements programs and community outreach efforts county-wide for programs and services, including providing programs for children, teens, and adults oEvaluates programs and maintains metrics of successoMaintains a programming budget, including detailed records of expenses, and provides statistical reports to Library DirectoroMaintains and grows library services across the countyoSupervises programming staff, including Programs Assistant and Teen InternsoDrives library vehicle as necessary for outreach events and programs•Public Service – 30%oSupervises part-time circulation staff, including work study studentsoAble to perform all of the duties of Library Clerks and Assistants when needed§Including but not limited to: helping patrons locate materials, placing and processing holds and ICLs checking in and out materials, handling financial transactions, and providing computer assistance to patronsoProvides in-depth reference services; Processes Inter-Library Loan Requests•Administration and Supervision – 20%oActs as Director in the Director’s absenceoHelps with staff training and developmentoAssists in planning, implementing and evaluating library services; coordinates selection of library materials for specified collection areasoAssists in budget preparation, negotiation of expenditures, and grant writingoAttends professional meetings, workshops, and classes

Qualifications: Important Qualities:•Outgoing, welcoming, and enthusiastic•Two – five years customer service experience •One year of supervisory experience•Masters in Library Science preferred; must have a minimum of 18 credit hours completed in the Masters in Library Science program •Must possess or be eligible for and maintain a valid SC driver’s license•Easily comprehends written information especially instructions pertinent to duties; follows instructions and all directions with care and commitment•Able to work effectively and enjoys interacting with people, including both the general public and other staff members of all ages and backgrounds•Able and willing to travel and to work evenings and weekends•Proficient with a range of technology•Prior experience providing programs or instruction preferred•Willingness to learn administrative processes, techniques, and procedures•Strong attention to detail; ability to maintain accurate records and statistics and complete reports•Maintains an excellent public service attitude and creates a positive image of the library•Previous grant writing experience preferred•Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of modern library operations•Strong oral and written communication skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Union County Carnegie Library provides health benefits, paid leave, and retirement to all full time regular employees. Additional benefits, such as a relocation stipend, may be available. Applications are available at http://www.unionlibrary.org/employment. Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, 3 references, and a Union County Carnegie Library Employment Application to [email protected]. Position is open until filled.UCCL is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: $38,000-$42,000

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/11/2022

Job Title: Library System Catalog Specialist

Job Description: The Library System Catalog Specialist (LSCS) is responsible for implementing new library customers on the LibLime Bibliovation Library Services Platform, supporting existing customers on the platform, and working to garner new customers for the platform. The LSCS will support the Project Management team during the implementation process and will support the Business Development team during the sales & marketing process. The LSCS will also play a key role on the Customer Support Team providing support to the existing customer base. A typical day for the LSCS could include investigating and troubleshooting complex support application issues; working closely with Project Management on various tasks related to a new customer implementation; interacting with the Engineering Team for system enhancement and new functionality testing, identifying and describing bugs that impede customer workflows; writing sections of a sales proposal, and communicating both electronically and verbally with LibLime library customers.ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES•As a member of the Project Management team, participate in the implementation process for new Bibliovation customers. Identify customer needs and create a detailed project schedule. Work with LibLime IT staff to install and test a customer system. Work with the LibLime data analyst and the customer to analyze a data sample and create a mapping for bibliographic, item, and patron data. After a test data load, perform initial configuration for administrative and module functions. Perform web-based customer training sessions for system administration and specific modules. Work with the customer to refine policies and procedures. Oversee the final production data load and go-live.•As a member of the LibLime Customer Support team, provide first and second tier support for all Bibliovation customers. Recreate reported problems and suggest a fix to the customer, if possible. Open development tickets for problems requiring code fixes and work with developers to test and approve the fixes.•As a member of the LibLime Business Development team, assist in product demonstrations, trade show exhibits, marketing campaigns, and proposal writing. In this role, the LSCS must have a basic understanding of the structural modules in library management systems and be able to learn the specifics of the Bibliovation system. This includes cataloging, serials, acquisitions, reports, digital object management, circulation, discovery layer, and other functions.•Participate in support, upgrade, and enhancement projects as required by LibLime customers. •Provide support for customer upgrades (both sandbox and production). Make sure customers are aware of new or changed features that might affect them. Work with customers to adapt local customizations or settings in the new version as needed. Test each upgraded site before releasing it to the customer.•Understand the purpose and requirements of system cron jobs, and specify which jobs are needed for a particular site.•Participate in the creation of user manuals, release notes, and other documentation related to Bibliovation.•Write “how to” documents for the helpdesk Solutions section.•Script and record training videos for specific modules or processes.•Learn basic Discovery Layer interface customization options and help customers design their “look and feel” as needed•Be able to ascertain when incoming customer requests exceed standard support obligations and thus may require quotes from Sales for add-on work.•Be prepared to provide supplemental training either during implementation or as part of follow-up for support.•Identify potential new areas of development or enhancement in Bibliovation and be able to explain those ideas to LibLime colleagues.•Participate in staff meetings and design efforts as well as any other duties assigned by management.WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL FACTORSFull-time teleworking position in a home office; or full-time corporate office space in Rockville, MD.; or a combination of the two as approved by LibLime management. May sometimes require travel and/or assignment nationwide to library trade shows, conferences, and onsite customer presentations.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSEducation•Master’s degree in Library or Information Science or•Ten years experience in the ILS/LSP industryQualifications•Five years’ experience in the library profession•Demonstrative system administrative experience with any ILS or LSP application•In-depth knowledge of the MARC data structure•General understanding of ILS architecture and modular construction•Detailed understanding of two or more of these library workflows from a library software standpoint: - library acquisitions including purchase orders, vendor accounts, and invoice - cataloging processes including copy cataloging, original cataloging, holdings and item record creation, authority records management, and cataloging record template creation and management - serials management including creation and editing of prediction patterns, serials checkin, serials claiming - circulation management including creating and editing circulation policies and rules, creating and managing patron accounts, processing patron requests (i.e., ILL, acquisitions, reference, etc.). and account blocking management (i.e., overdue notices, late fees, and enforcement of other policy transgressions) - statistical report creation and maintenance of report queries•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Proven experience as a team player and good rapport with others•Self-motivation and ability to maneuver in a multitasking environment•Customer orientation•Understanding of different requirements and workflows between public, academic, and special libraries•Understanding of the authentication role of the patron database in an ILS as it relates to third party external products•Ability to communicate in both technical and non-technical language with customers and LibLime colleagues•Independence, initiative, and ability to learn and follow through on task•Ability to work under pressure•SQL query language experience preferred

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply:https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=441bdc5a-cade-4f3e-ab54-065131638841&jobId=444619&lang=en_US&source=EN

Salary:

Contact: [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 08/03/2022

Job Title: Director of the Library and Learning Resource Center

Job Description: This position provides vision, leadership, and strategic direction for a comprehensive plan that provides high quality resources and support for the academic and student programs of the College. Through personal example, leadership, and supervision, the Director will instill a dedication to excellence in professional performance and commitment to customer service in all phases of library work. The Director must display sound professional judgment and problem-solving skills as well as thorough knowledge of all elements of librarianship. The Director reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and maintains faculty status with eligibility to participate in the tenure process.Major Areas of Responsibility:-Direct, plan, implement, manage, and evaluate the programs and services of the LRC-Supervise and coordinate the work of all the members of the library staff-Promote the use of instructional support resources in the academic program of the College-Plan and manage the budget of each of the programs of the LRC and recommend and recommend an appropriate budget to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs-Develop a plan for assessing the programs and services of the LRC-Oversee the library facility and provide recommendations for its use and for upgrading to meet the changing educational demands of students-Recommend changes in the staff of the LRC-Develop and implement a staffing and evaluation program for the LRC-Provide leadership in identifying program areas requiring updating through equipment, software, or program modifications-Coordinate the evaluation, purchase, and use of computers, software, and technology in the library-Oversee, coordinate, and direct the development of resource collections to support the academic and student development programs of the College-Provide leadership in all activities of the technical services department of the library including cataloging-Coordinate the activities of the Circulation Department with the Associate Librarians-Provide a program of bibliographic instruction to introduce students to research techniques-Provide leadership in developing a system to reference services for all patrons-Serve as a liaison between the LRC and the other libraries in the community and in the State-Serve as a member of the LRC Committee and the Academic Affairs and Curriculum-Oversee, manage, and supervise the following:--The Associate Librarians--The part-time Library Assistants--Student Assistants

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Education: Master's degree in Library Science from an (ALA} accredited program master's degree is preferredExperience: Three years of progressive work experience in a library environmentSkills, Knowledge, and Abilities:-A thorough understanding of the principles of librarianship as they relate to all aspects of an academic library-Familiarity with library technical services, public services, and media services-Knowledge of technologies that support both library infrastructure and student learning-A knowledge of computers, computer software, and computer applications in a library and a teaching/learning environment-Excellent verbal and written communication skills-Ability to make effective presentations to large and small groups in a variety of settings-Work effectively with a diverse student body

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Visit https://www.smcsc.edu/human-resources/work-with-us/ for more information on how to submit your application.

Salary:

Contact: Director of Human Resources 864-587-4271


Submission Date: 08/03/2022

Job Title: Deputy Director

Job Description: General Position DescriptionResponsible for assisting the Director in the planning, organization, supervision, development, and administration of all services, personnel, operations, and programs. Assumes the duties of the Director in his/her/their absence. Assists Director in evaluation and assessment of overall departmental functions and in the implementation of new service objectives and programs. Coordinates and supervises regional administrative team and supports member libraries.Essential FunctionsCoordinates and supervises day-to‐day operations and functions of the regional library system, according to established policies and procedures.Evaluates ongoing departmental activities and needs, serving as an administrative conduit to the Director to facilitate timely work flow.Assists in administering all regional library services and programs; supports, mentors, and monitors operations of regional administrative team.Formulates goals, policies, objectives, plans, and procedures for public library servicesDirects or prepares studies and reports to support recommendations for policy changes or procedural improvements. Prepares system-wide annual report and performs data analysis to support system goals and objectives.Assists with budget preparation and management in collaboration with Director.Keeps current with library trends, issues, and technology, as well as political, economic, and demographic issues that may affect services and programs.Coordinates activities and meeting preparation related to county and city affiliate boards of trustees.Assists Director with activities and meeting preparation related to Regional Board of Trustees.Assists regional team with financial processes and internal controls.Coordinates development and implementation of regional strategic planning processes.Assists as community liaison to promote public library services and programs through public presentations. Represents the library system at community, funding agency, and professional meetings.Pursues active membership in appropriate regional, state, and national library organizations.Oversees special projects as assigned by the director and other duties as assigned.Supervisory DutiesDirect supervision of four members of the regional administrative team.

Qualifications: Job RequirementsFour (4) years public library or similar administrative experience. Excellent communication skills. Experience with personnel management. Master's degree in Library Science from a school that is accredited by the American Library Association. Must possess a current State of Georgia Librarian Certification. Additional administrative and leadership training and development a plus.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesExtensive knowledge of professional public library principles, practices, functions, methods, and administration.Knowledge of financial reports, budgets, procurement, and related business activities.Ability to establish efficient, realistic plans that clearly convey the mission and satisfy the long and short range plans of the library system.Ability to demonstrate the necessary supervisory, decision-making, leadership, team-building, and strategic skills.Ability to set priorities, coordinate multiple ventures, and guide projects to completion.Proficient in verbal and written communication.Intuitive ability to listen carefully and openly. Capacity to interact in a positive, effective manner with staff and the general public.Perform job duties with a minimum of supervision, work collaboratively in a team environment, and demonstrate professional standards, good judgment, dependability, and timeliness in work environments.Ability to adapt to multiple demands and changing priorities, to learn, and be willing to embrace change. Ability to present ideas and provide instruction. Proficiency with teaching and using various forms of technology.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested parties will submit a cover letter, résumé, and four references (two professional and two personal) to [email protected]. Applicants are encouraged to apply by or before the end of the day Friday, September 3, 2022.

Salary: $75,000-$80,000, depending on qualifications and experience

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/01/2022

Job Title: Senior Web Developer

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks a web developer who will direct all aspects of the Libraries' external and internal web presence. This position will lead web-related strategic planning, goal setting, and policy development for the Libraries in coordination with leadership, stakeholders, and partners. This individual will perform other duties as assigned. Responsibilities of the Web Developer include: Web Development and Management:Directs all aspects of internal and external web presence for the Libraries. Designs and prototypes websites and themes. Maintains and schedules backups of content, users, and the content management system(s). Installs, modifies, and updates plugins and applications. Ensures compliance with current accessibility standards and university branding. Manages migration of legacy websites and applications into current systems. Supervises employees and students as needed. 40% Strategic Planning and Usability Testing:Directs strategic planning for the Libraries' overall web presence. Develops and implements policies and standards for web presence in consultation with senior management, stakeholders, and partners. Consults with employees on the design of workflows and implementation of project management principles and tools to enhance work. Evaluates web presence through ongoing assessment of analytics data and regular usability testing. 35% Application Integration and Server Administration:Collaborates with programmer to build integration interfaces between web applications and other internal and external systems. Performs web server and database administration tasks as needed at a Unix/Linux shell command line. Contributes to development, implementation, and assessment of other software applications. 15% Training and Compliance:Regularly creates and maintains documentation. Provides training and technical support for content managers and partners. Adheres to and complies with all University standards and procedures. 10%Work Schedule: Standard Hours: 37.5, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm.Salary: The pay band is 07. Expected Salary Range: $50,833 to $75,000Physical Requirements:Communicate, converse, give direction, express self (50%)Recognize or inspect visually (50%)Perceive, observe, clarity of vision (50%) Equal Employment Opportunity StatementClemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.Diversity Statement Clemson University Libraries seeks to best serve our community through creating a welcoming environment in which diverse ideas and perspectives come together to achieve common goals. We are committed to the practice of inclusion as it is essential to the continued success not only of Clemson University but of the library and information science profession. We embrace Clemson’s core values of integrity, honesty, and respect, and add to those the ideals of compassion, dignity, and historical awareness so that Clemson Libraries’ staff, collections, spaces, and services inform the interest, information, and enlightenment of all who we serve.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications/Experience: Bachelor's degree in computer science or related fieldTwo years demonstrated experience in web developmentPreferred Qualifications/Experience: 2 to 3+ years experience with WordPress and custom themes/plugins. Intermediate programming skills for application development with PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and jQuery. Database design & implementation.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Instructions: Apply through the Clemson Job Board here: https://libraries.clemson.edu/hire/webdev The deadline to apply for this position is Thursday, August 11, 2022.

Salary: The pay band is 07. Expected Salary Range: $50,833 to $75,000

Contact: [email protected]