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: 07/20/2018

Job Title: Branch Librarian III

Job Description: Library - Batesburg - Leesville Branch. Manages a medium branch. Supervises, trains, and guides staff. Assists in Strategic Planning for the branch, including facilities management. Oversees the Collection Development for the branch. Advocates library services through programs, community partnerships, and as the liaison to the Friends of the Library. Guides and assists customers in the use of technology and reference services. Provides high level customer service duties related to circulation and customer accounts. • Manages all aspects of the branch. Ensures branch is staffed and operational for the public. Supervises staff including; scheduling, training, and evaluating. Coaches and mentors staff regarding personnel matters. Assesses unique circumstances and makes informed decisions concerning customer service and facilities management. Collects and maintains accurate records of fines and fees and makes bank deposits. Plans and budgets for office and household supplies. • Plans for the branch based on community needs and on the vision and the mission of the library. Recommends changes or additions to facilities, services, and staffing. Assists in formulation of library policy and procedures, and ensures they are implemented. • Manages the collection of materials for the branch. Develops internal branch collection budget based on allocations. Analyzes circulation statistics and trends in order to create a Collection Development Plan for the branch. Selects and deselects materials based on community analysis. • Advocates for the library by promoting services and programs to individuals, civic organizations, community agencies and educational institutions. Cultivates partnerships through communication and interaction. Develops and presents dynamic programs for the public within the branch and through outreach activities. Provides opportunities for all ages to strengthen economic development, job skills, literacy, and recreation to build lifelong learning skills. Collaborates with the Friends of the Library. • Provides reference and technology services for the public. Trains and assists the public in the use of the library equipment, print and online resources, and electronic devices, including instruction for downloading electronic materials. Prepares bibliographic tools to provide readers’ advisory for adults and youth. • Provides quality customer service following library policies and procedures to successfully fulfill the the needs and expectations of the public. Manages the day-to-day duties, such as the circulation of materials, customer account issues, and customer registrations. Generates and processes documents and reports relating to customer requests and internal operations. • Performs other similar duties as required. Preferred Experience: MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by 3-5 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience. Combined with 5-10 years experience

Qualifications: Minimum Education: MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by 3-5 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience. Minimum Qualification: Requires public speaking and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Schedule includes day, night, and weekend hours including Sundays.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: www.lex-co.sc.gov

Salary: $43,681- $45,865 DOQ

Contact: Michelle Williams


 

Submission Date: 07/19/2018

Job Title: Branch Manager - Lamar Branch

Job Description: The intent of this listing is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and responsibility of this position. The Branch Manager is a dynamic, creative, innovative, outgoing, positive, and flexible individual who is a leader willing to meet and engage the residents of a diverse community, provide exceptional customer service, and create an outstanding library. Excellent communication skills, a passion for working with people, and a love of libraries and technology are essential. Job Summary The Branch Manager will manage all aspects of a library branch within the Darlington County Library System, including the supervision of all branch staff, and report to the Library Director. Essential Functions 1. Coordinate, supervise, and plan programs, collections, activities, and services of the branch. 2. Coordinate, manage and provide customer services, including: a. Promote library programs, services, and materials. b. Assist customers in selection and location of materials in all formats. c. Answer reference, directional and telephone inquiries. d. Handle customer service issues, complaints, and behavior problems. e. Prepare accident, customer incident, and other customer reports. f. Oversee and handle the receiving of fines/fees, checking in/out materials, and performing other desk duties as needed. 3. Handle the evaluation, selection, delivery, physical maintenance, and routing of all materials in all formats to meet customer needs. a. Oversee the borrowing, movement, and delivery of materials and information through interlibrary loan between branches and within the consortium. b. Identify donated materials for possible additions to collection, including the receipt and acknowledgment of donations to collection. c. Weed and dispose of library materials. d. Oversee the shifting of collections for more efficient work space. e. System-wide materials selection in specific assigned formats or areas as assigned. f. Review request/reserve/order files for problems with incoming requested materials. 4. Supervise, train, and evaluate branch staff. a. Work at circulation and/or reference desk as needed for schedule coverage. b. Substitute for the children’s specialist or other staff on nights or weekends (Saturday and Sunday) when need. c. Lead, interview, recommend for hire/dismissal, train, supervise, and evaluate library branch personnel. d. Coordinate and present system-wide staff training and development as directed. e. Oversee children’s program planning and outreach classes. 5. Participate in all library planning, policy and procedure, collection, program, and services meetings as directed. 6. Recommend, coordinate, enforce, and explain policies and procedures to staff and the customers. 7. Assure the maintenance of the branch library’s technology infrastructure, such Internet, staff and public computers, etc. 8. Assist in the development of a social media presence and promotional materials. 9. Assure the maintenance of the branch library’s facility. 10. Collect, maintain, and furnish information, statistics, and records on library collections, programs, services, activities, facilities, use, staff performance for all reports in the format required. 11. Interact, communicate, and work with various individuals and groups including the general public, staff, Library Director, other branch personnel, community groups, Friends of Library, etc. a. Serve as staff liaison between the Friends of the Library and the Director. b. Keep abreast of community events. c. Serve on community committees as needed. d. Share resources and information with community agencies. e. Assist in the development of a social media presence and promotional materials. 12. Attend and participate in planning, management, community, and professional meetings as required. 13. Work at least one night per week and rotate working weekends (Saturday and Sunday). 14. Prepare and submit orders for materials, supplies, etc. as required. 15. Coordinate the maintenance and security of the building and grounds. 16. Other duties as assigned or required by the Director.

Qualifications: Qualifications 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution with at least two years of supervisory experience in a library or three years of experience in a library, OR 2. Bachelor’s degree with at least three years of supervisory experience in a library or at least five years of library experience, OR 3. Any combination of education and at least seven years of library experience and progressive responsibility. 4. Holds or is eligible for S.C. State Library Professional Certification or Provisional Professional Certification. 5. Possess a valid drivers’ license. 6. Has or can readily acquire knowledge of public library computerized circulation procedures and regulations (Polaris) 7. A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file. Requirements 1. Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudes a. Read and understand a variety of documents and reports. b. Prepare written documents and reports, using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. c. Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisor, other county employees, patrons, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. d. Knowledge and command of vocabulary and correct word choice for clear communication. e. Knowledge of social media platforms. f. Record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions. g. Utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, utilize decimals, and determine time and weight. 2. Physical Requirements a. Coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing office equipment and other objects in the library environment, in preparing and repairing books, operating projectors and laminating machines, etc. b. Operate a variety of automated office machines which may include but is not limited to computer, typewriter, copier, cash register, OPAC, receipt printer, etc. c. Ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds. Exert up to thirty-five pounds of force and/or to push, pull, or otherwise move loaded book trucks or other such objects. d. Requirements are in excess of sedentary work; position involves walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing, balancing, etc. e. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Work a flexible schedule that includes working evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as assigned. 3. Interpersonal Temperament a. Ability to deal effectively with people in a variety of circumstances, some of which can be stressful. b. Must be adaptable to performing with maturity and fairness when confronted with disagreements or criticism. c. Able to handle an emergency calmly and reassuringly. d. Must be flexible to multi-task to answer needs of several persons at once. 4. Additional Duties as Assigned a. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. b. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply in the Darlington County Administrator's Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 or obtain an application online at www.darcosc.com; then mail to above address or email to [email protected] NOTE: RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETE APPLICATION AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMPLY WITH ALL FEDERAL AND STATE LAW AS THEY APPLY TO EMPLOYMENT

Salary: $33,000 - $35,000 negotiable w/State Benefits

Contact: Ginger Winburn, Human Resources Manager 1 Public Square, Room 209 Darlington, South Carolina, 29532 Phone: 843-944-8267 [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/19/2018

Job Title: Children's Librarian - Hartsville Branch

Job Description: Job Summary The Children’s Librarian will plan and implement the Darlington Branch’s programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers and coordinate the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, and work with the other branches and our partners to deliver children’s programs and services. Perform a variety of related public library duties as assigned. Report to the Branch Manager. Essential Functions 1. Create, plan, and implement programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers on various topics, both in the Library and outside via outreach on location at schools, day cares, and Head Starts. a. Personally conduct/deliver programs and activities. b. Supervise all children’s program and children’s activity volunteers 2. Supervise the children’s services area of library and create an inviting environment to attract children and their caregivers. 3. Coordinate with the branches the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, programs, and services. a. Plan and implement Summer Reading programs in conjunction with other Children’s Librarians and State Library staff. b. Cooperate with grant opportunities that are system-wide in application. 4. Develop the children’s collection of print and non-print materials. 5. Provide reference and reader’s advisory services. 6. Speak to organizations involved with children on topics of children’s literature, reading, and library materials and services. 7. Promote the use of library services and programs through news releases to local newspapers, radio and television stations, schools, etc. 8. Create visual displays and printed materials to promote library programs and services. 9. Create booklists and finding resources for children and care-givers to promote the use of library materials. Darlington County Government Page 2 of 4 Job Description – Children’s Librarian – July, 2018 10.Provide a balance of outreach programming for children with in-library children’s events and story hours. 11.Order supplies and materials needed for the implementation of children’s programs and activities. 12.Promote use of library collections, services, and programs to children and caregivers through: a. News releases to local newspapers, broadcast media, schools, etc. b. Social media, including Facebook, etc. c. Art, visual displays, video, audio, etc. d. Printed materials, such as booklists and finding guides. 13.Keep abreast of current developments in the field of children’s librarianship through professional organizations, attendance at meetings, etc. 14.Prepare various narrative and statistical reports to reflect the status and growth of children’s services. 15.Participate in and supervise the overall library operations on assigned evenings and weekends in rotation. 16.Coordinate and lead tours and activities for community agencies serving children. 17.Recommend policies and procedures regarding children’s services. 18.Assist in special projects as needed. 19.Perform other related duties as assigned or required by the Branch Manager and/or Director.

Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution with at least two years of experience (preferably in children’s services) in a library, OR 2. Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education) with at least three years of experience (preferably in children’s services) in a library, OR 3. Any combination of education and at least five years of library experience (preferably in children’s services) and progressive responsibility. 4. Holds or is eligible for S.C. State Library Professional Certification or Provisional Professional Certification. 5. Possess a valid drivers’ license. 6. Has or can readily acquire knowledge of public library computerized circulation procedures and regulations (Polaris) 7. A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file. Requirements 1. Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudes a. Maintain confidentiality of customer and Library records. b. Interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies. c. Read and understand a variety of documents and reports. Darlington County Government Page 3 of 4 Job Description – Children’s Librarian – July, 2018 d. Prepare written documents and reports, using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. e. Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisor, other county employees, patrons, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. f. Knowledge and command of vocabulary and correct word choice for clear communication. g. Knowledge of social media platforms. h. Follow verbal, written, and/or visual instructions. i. Utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, utilize decimals, and determine time and weight. 2. Physical Requirements a. Coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing office equipment and other objects in the library environment, in preparing and repairing books, operating projectors and laminating machines, etc. b. Operate a variety of automated office machines which may include but is not limited to a computer, copier, cash register, OPAC, receipt printer, etc. c. Ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds. Exert up to thirty-five pounds of force and/or to push, pull, or otherwise move loaded book trucks or other such objects. d. Requirements are in excess of sedentary work; position involves walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing, balancing, etc. e. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Work a flexible schedule that includes working evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as assigned. 3. Interpersonal Temperament a. Ability to deal effectively with people in a variety of circumstances, some of which can be stressful. b. Must be adaptable to performing with maturity and fairness when confronted with disagreements or criticism. c. Able to handle an emergency calmly and reassuringly. d. Must be flexible and able to multi-task. 4. Additional Duties as Assigned a. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. b. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply in the Darlington County Administrator's Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 or obtain an application online at www.darcosc.com; then mail to above address or email to [email protected] RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETE APPLICATION

Salary: Salary $26,000 - $31,000 negotiable w/State Benefits

Contact: Ginger Winburn, Human Resources Manager 1 Public Square, Room 209 Darlington, South Carolina, 29532 Phone: 843-944-8267 [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/19/2018

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: Full Time- The City of Myrtle Beach is seeking an experiences, energetic, team-oriented Youth Services Librarian committed to excellent customer service. A strong background in early literacy, passion for children’s and teen literature and understanding of childhood/adolescent development is required. The YSL will develop, implement and evaluate a wide range of services for infants through teens relevant to the community; conduct collection development and maintenance; plan and manage department budget, mentor youth services paraprofessionals, build collaborative partnerships and represent the library in the community. The YSL follows and implements the principles of professional library services to children, teen and their caregivers. Candidate MUST have an MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program AND at least three years of professional supervisory experience in library youth services. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check. Salary $46,628/yr plus benefits Deadline to apply July 25, 2018 @ 5:00p.m.

Qualifications: Candidate MUST have an MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program AND at least three years of professional supervisory experience in library youth services. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Log onto www. cityofmyrtlebeach.com and click on CAREERS

Salary: 46,628-72,382/yr plus a generous benefits package


 

Submission Date: 07/19/2018

Job Title: Digitization Specialist

Job Description: Nature of Work: The Digitization Specialist is responsible for the digitization workflows for scanning and improving access to South Carolina State Library collections and partner projects. The Digitization Specialist trains volunteers on scanning best practices and provides quality control for all material digitized; duties include tracking statistics and maintaining scanning equipment. Examples of Work: • Coordinates the daily operations of the digitization workflows, including digitization, color management, quality control activities • Schedules and trains volunteers. • Digitizes library collection materials, including state documents, South Carolina special collections, and partner project materials. • Manages quality control for scanned library materials and born-digital state documents. • Tracks digitization statistics. • Coordinates overall digital collections workflow, involving digitization, review, coordination with metadata specialists, and hand-offs for ingest into the digital collection. • Maintains digitization priority list with colleagues. • Designs, documents, and oversees efficient digital production workflows supporting the creation of digital objects that conform to digital library standards • Contributes to the development of policies, guidelines, and best practices; maintains documentation on digitization best practices. • Investigates and recommends digitization hardware and software; monitors and maintains specialized hardware and software to capture, manipulate, and save images. • Participates in department planning. • Performs other duties/functions as requested.

Qualifications: Minimum Education and Work Experience: • A high school diploma. • Two (2) years’ experience related to digitization and digitization technologies, including flatbed, feed, and overhead scanners; OCR and image editing software; file formats and standards. Minimum Requirements: • Knowledge of best practices for digitization. • Ability to gather, organize, and present oral and written information in a clear, concise, and accurate manner. • Project management and excellent organizational skills. • Ability to work independently and collaboratively. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and external partners. • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals. Preferred Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree • Experience handling special collections. • Experience supervising volunteers and/or graduate students. • Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, Opus FreeFlow, Gimp or other image editor. • Experience handling different formats of archives and special collections materials, including documents, photographs, maps, negatives, slides, film, audio/video tapes.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $28,000 - $34,000

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


 

Submission Date: 07/18/2018

Job Title: Associate Director of Reese Library and Associate Professor

Job Description: The University Libraries at Augusta University are building a team of collaborative, forward-thinking colleagues dedicated to providing excellent services to students, faculty, and community. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is to serve as Associate Director of Reese Library, serving a primarily undergraduate campus of Augusta University. The successful candidate will be technologically sophisticated, committed to problem solving, collegial, and dedicated to building the university into a comprehensive research university. The position oversees management of the unit, supervising approximately 25 faculty and staff. Working under the supervision of the Director of University Libraries, the Associate Director of Reese Library will be a member of the Director’s Leadership Team that assumes responsibility for collaborative leadership, management, and decision making. The Reese Library Associate Director will play an active role in defining and implementing the strategic goals for advancing library programs and services in support of the university’s rapidly evolving research, education, and public service mission. Responsibilities Work with the Director of Libraries and other campus administrators, students, faculty, and staff to ensure the highest levels of professional library services and academic support. Recruit, develop, and retain qualified and engaged academic support employees. Support the library faculty in their teaching, research, and student learning objectives. Promote the use of library facilities and resources, recognizing that Reese Library exists within national, university, and local communities. Maintain a strong library assessment and evaluation environment and lead the library in strategic planning activities. Oversee the Reese Library budget, following Board of Regents and Augusta University standards. Seek out and apply for additional funding opportunities such as national grants. Serve the university on campus, regional, and national committees, including accreditation efforts. Participate in shared governance.

Qualifications: American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree. Proven leadership skills. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to manage and meet deadlines. Ability to build positive working relationships with University Libraries’ faculty and staff, as well as other University departments. Clear understanding of emerging technologies and their application into the services and administration of the library. Understanding of issues and trends within undergraduate higher education. Extensive experience with integrated library systems. 5 years post-MLIS progressively responsible experience. Note: The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of a transcript. Highly Desirable: Advanced degree. Library instruction/reference experience. Knowledge of management of a Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). Experience with Ex Libris Alma. Ability to analyze statistical reports and make evidence-based recommendations. Experience with policy development.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Salary range is $75,000-$85,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: To update your CV or provide additional information after you have applied online, please scan and email this information to Ginny Durham at [email protected]. The subject line of your email should include the Job ID number and title of the position for which you applied.


 

Submission Date: 07/16/2018

Job Title: Community Engagement Manager

Job Description: Posting Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Position: Community Engagement Manager, FT, Administration/Community Engagement, Hughes Main Library Salary: $55,607 per year, plus benefits Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: August 2018 Location: Hughes Main Library, Greenville, South Carolina Schedule: Occasional weekend and evening work required FUNCTION Under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating a comprehensive communications, marketing, community relations, and resource development program for the Library System. Ensures that multiple communication formats are effectively utilized to optimize accurate and timely information flow to staff and the public about the Library System’s activities and programs. Provides supervision and administrative oversight for the Adult Programming Coordinator, Communications Coordinator, Graphic/Web Design Supervisor and Volunteer Coordinator. Through inspiration and motivation, develops and sustains a consistent culture of excellence, service, and continuous improvement across the entire Library System. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). Strategic Planning and Development: • Serves as a member of the Library System management team to formulate and implement organizational goals and objectives (E). • Develops and implements short term and long range marketing/communication plans including plan of organizational outreach to key constituencies (E). • Develops and executes a plan for effective digital communications including multiple platforms of social media (E). • Develops and executes ongoing program of internal communication for employees of the Library System (E). • Works with the Graphic/Web Design Supervisor and the Virtual Services Coordinator for strategic planning and utilization of web-based communications (E). • Maintains a sound understanding of the Library System’s operations and objectives in order to foresee programs for which grant funding could be sought and to recommend which grants to pursue (E). Media Relations: • Directs media relations strategies for the Library System including attention to media platforms serving diverse communities (E). • Consults with the Executive Director on official statements, strategies, and plans with regard to decisions and actions that may be covered by the local and national press (E). • Coordinates with the Executive Director to identify appropriate spokespersons for delivering the Library System’s message to internal and external publics (E). • Develops positive working relationships with media; maintains reports of media coverage (E). • Plans and directs media events (press briefings, branch-related activities, etc.) (E). Resource Development: • Develops, implements and manages resource development strategies that positively impact community support for the Library System (E). • Develops positive working relationships with donors, community leaders, non-profit organizations, citizen groups, local businesses and other agencies (E). • Initiates contact with outside agencies and institutions and determines feasibility and scope of cooperative ventures (E). • Develops sponsorship/donation materials and secures gifts for the Library System from a variety of sources including individuals, organizations, foundations, corporations, etc. (E). • Participates in and ensures continual and accurate maintenance of key community, corporate and donor contact databases. • Initiates and maintains files of donor correspondence. • Works with other library staff and community resources in grant preparation and implementation; reviews grants from staff prior to submission to Executive Director (E). • Prepares, and timely submits, thorough and compelling grant applications that demonstrate a clear strategy for use of a grant once it is awarded (E). • Ensures that all guidelines stipulated by the award of a grant are adhered to throughout the life of the grant (E). Administrative: • Provides training, direction and/or support for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate (E). • Recommends annual budgets for printing, promotional advertising, adult programming, volunteer programs, and donor recognition (E). • Attends meetings and functions as requested by the Executive Director (E). • Plans, coordinates and manages system-wide special events (E). • Handles sensitive and confidential matters (E). • Makes oral and written presentations (E). • Ensures that safe work methods are followed to prevent injury (E). • Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service (E). • Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit (E). • Performs other associated or required duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS (Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge: • Knowledge of media relations regarding functions and roles of print and broadcast media and how best to work with them to achieve desired results. • Knowledge of the Internet and web-based communication. • Knowledge of oral, written, and visual communication techniques. • Knowledge of public opinion research techniques. • Knowledge of problem solving, leadership, and management techniques. • Knowledge of strategic planning techniques. • Thorough knowledge of marketing principles and techniques. • Thorough knowledge of public relations practices, principles, and ethics. • Knowledge of accepted philanthropic practices, principles, and ethics and how they apply in practice to the Library System. • Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, and email. Skills/Abilities: • Skilled in planning and executing public relations activities including media relations, copy writing, issues and crisis management, and community relations. • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize several highly critical tasks at once. • Ability to be productive and meet deadlines in a stressful, ever-changing environment filled with emergencies and crises that may arise. • Effective and proven skills in public speaking, group presentation, and media interviewing. • Skilled in writing, designing, and preparing publications. • Advanced level English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. • Skilled in planning, coordinating, and executing special events and meetings including fundraising campaigns. • Skilled in marketing. • Ability to formulate annual budgets and monitor expenditures. • Ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing. • Ability to use good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. • Ability to act with tact and diplomacy. • Ability to discern how to handle confidential/sensitive matters appropriately. • Ability to supervise and provide adequate instruction and direction to subordinates. • Ability to work as a team member to achieve outcomes. • Ability to build support and consensus and to establish and maintain effective relationships with library employees, community and business leaders and the media. • Ability to interpret and analyze technical and statistical information and reports. • Ability to assess complex issues and situations. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS • Use of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement. • S.C. driver’s license. • Some weekend and evening work. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field. • Five years of experience in a marketing, public relations, or related position, including at least three years at a supervisory level. • Experience at the intermediate level using office software packages. • Experience in project coordination. • Experience in fundraising. • Other combinations of experience, education, and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must have the ability to: • concentrate for long periods of time. • speak clearly and distinctly. • utilize a standard telephone system. • see and interpret all job-related materials. • operate library equipment as assigned. • occasionally lift, carry and/or move up to 25 pounds. • sit for long periods of time. • stand and walk for brief periods of time. • reach, bend, and stoop. • use hands to finger, 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]. GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $55,607 per year, plus benefits

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


 

Submission Date: 07/11/2018

Job Title: Reference Services Coordinator / Learning Technologies Librarian

Job Description: Dacus Library seeks an innovative and engaged reference librarian to coordinate the daily operations of an active reference services program and to explore, evaluate, and implement new learning technologies in a rapidly changing academic environment. Reporting to the Head of Public Services, the Reference Services Coordinator / Learning Technologies Librarian will participate in reference rotation at the Information Commons Desk including night and weekend shifts, maintain the library’s reference collection, and teach in the Information Literacy Program. Major Responsibilities: - Develops and maintains the reference collection. - Coordinates daily reference services at Dacus Library. - Prepares the reference desk schedule and resolves emergency scheduling changes. - Works the majority of shifts at the Information Commons desk providing reference services in person, and electronically. - Troubleshoots issues related to patron off-campus access to electronic resources. - Oversees daily maintenance of the Information Commons equipment reporting unresolved issues to Library Technical Support. - Explores, evaluates, implements, maintains, and provides training for new learning technologies. - Participates in the library instruction program. - Creates finding aids and research guides. - Participates in collection development. - Compiles reports as required. - Other duties as assigned. Employment Conditions: A twelve-month, full-time non-tenure track appointment with faculty rank. Salary is competitive and dependent on academic qualifications. Work Environment: This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to have the ability to work with the outside community, other universities, and international schools/companies/partners. Position Availability: August 16, 2018

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and an ALA-Accredited MLS or MLIS degree. Some academic library experience preferred. Additional preferred qualification: Experience providing and managing reference services in an academic library. Strong experience with research databases and other research resources. Experience in planning and developing innovative library services. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Experience teaching library instruction in a classroom setting.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online with the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/51963 Please upload the following documents: - Cover Letter. - Resume or CV. - Name, job title, company, address, email, and phone number of three professional references. - Transcript (unofficial transcripts acceptable at this stage). Review of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.


 

Submission Date: 07/10/2018

Job Title: Programs and Partnerships Coordinator

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking a service-minded individual who wants to help the library extend its reach into the community. The Programs and Partnerships Department is housed at Main and serves the community system-wide through its programs and special events within and beyond the Library! To serve in this position, candidate needs to be detail-oriented, a natural born leader; someone who has strong communication skills and is eager to strengthen library support system-wide in order to broaden the reach and impact of the Programs and Partnerships Department. Some of the exciting programs that you would be working on with the team, just to name a few are: “Augusta Baker’s Dozen: A Celebration of Stories,” “Summer Learning Challenge,” “Pigskin Poets.” The following are among the various duties you may be performing in this position: * Assisting the Programs and Partnerships Manager with the management of office calendars, scheduling of meetings, and overall communications of the department. * Providing administrative support for the department and other staff; writing department correspondence including letters, reports, newsletters, and statistical and other reports and similar materials. * Proofreading and editing documents, promotional materials, and other communications to ensure accuracy and promote effectiveness. * Communicating with individuals directly in a positive, professional, and effective manner; maintaining appropriate confidentiality in all areas. * Utilizing MUNIS financial software for the selection and ordering of office supplies and equipment and initiating requisitions as appropriate. * Assisting with planning, coordinating, and implementing activities for Summer Learning Challenge and other special events, including author events, system-wide events, and receptions; and with processing appropriate forms and paperwork. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * Two or more years of post high school education from an accredited college or university. Transcripts must be presented upon hire. * Preferred: one year clerical or other relevant work experience; equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. * Good computer and communication skills; and working knowledge of basic general accounting principles. * Preferred: proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; and familiarity with MUNIS. * Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,446.75 biweekly salary, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/10/2018

Job Title: Branch Support Assistant

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking a skilled and highly motivated candidate to work as a Branch Support Assistant at Main. This position reports to the Director of Library Experience, Branches. In this important role, you will be interacting with internal and external customers system-wide. The role requires a creative and hardworking individual, who has excellent multitasking skills and is committed to delivering exemplary customer experiences. Excellent communication and technology skills are highly necessary in this position. The following are among the various duties you may be performing in this position: * Assisting the Director of Library Experience, Branches in carrying out the work of the Branch Support Dept. * Working with branch staff/supervisors to ensure that there is sufficient public service coverage for library branches at all times; arranging floater associates to cover staffing needs at all branches. * Performing public service duties as assigned, including circulation duties, assisting customers in the use of the library and working with customers and library materials. * Supervising and instructing employees or volunteers performing clerical duties. * Assisting in training staff in various areas, including use of MUNIS Employee Self Service (ESS). * Assisting in the procurement process, including use of requisition software (MUNIS) and general administrative duties in branches and in other areas of Branch Support * Sorting and distributing materials to departments and service points. * Deleting/adding new items to existing Polaris holdings. * Performing other associated duties as required. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree (or two years college plus eight years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the bachelor’s degree). Transcripts must be presented upon hire. * Strong Microsoft Office Suite knowledge. * Valid driver’s license and good driving record; must have transportation to various library locations as well as to branch support. * Ability to satisfactorily pass background checks (SC SLED and SC DSS).

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,101.75 biweekly salary, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/06/2018

Job Title: Librarian I

Job Description: Posting Date: Thursday, July 5, 2018 Application Deadline: Thursday, July 19, 2018 Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Fountain Inn Branch Salary: $40,809 per year, plus benefits Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt Available: July 2018 Location: Kerry Ann Younts Culp Branch Library in Fountain Inn, South Carolina Schedule: Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri. 8:30a-5:00p; Wed. 1:00p-9:00p; and a rotation of every fourth Sat. 8:30a-6:00p. FUNCTION Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). • Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E). • Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) • Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E) • Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E) • Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E) • Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E) • Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E) • Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E) • Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E). • Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E) • Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E) • Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E) • Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E) • Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members. • Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations. • Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E) • Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E) • Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) • Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) • Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E) • Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E) • Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E) • Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E) • Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) • Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E) • Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E) • Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E) • Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E) • Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E) • Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E) • May process 14 day and leased books. • May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. • Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items. • Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E) • Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. • Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. • Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) • Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: 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]. Current employees must also complete and submit an Internal Job Application Acknowledgement Form, which may be downloaded from StaffWeb. GCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GCLS participates in E-Verify.

Salary: $40,809 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources Specialist Phone: 864-527-9232 Email: [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/05/2018

Job Title: Outreach, Education, and Communications Coordinator

Job Description: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA) Health Sciences and Human Services Library University of Maryland, Baltimore The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library (NNLM, SEA, RML), housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), seeks a librarian to oversee the development and implementation of professional health information topics, training areas, and coordination of the communications program for the regional medical library. The Outreach, Education and Communications Coordinator develops and teaches in-person and online courses to promote access to health information. The coordinator creates and coordinates an outreach plan and related projects to address the health information needs of healthcare providers and information professionals. This librarian is also responsible for managing the region’s social media program, as well as creating content for the region’s website and newsletter. In partnership with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices, the coordinator produces national programming and collaborates with other SEA coordinators to exhibit NLM’s resources at national, regional, and state meetings. This is a full-time, grant funded, non-tenure, and non-permanent status track, faculty position reporting to the Executive Director of the SEA. The position is one of a team of four librarian-coordinators who work together to facilitate resource sharing, training, and cooperative projects in AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV. For more information about NNLM SEA, visit http://nnlm.gov/sea. Previous professional library experience is welcome, but not required.

Qualifications: MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: • Identifies, develops, and teaches classes and workshops in a variety of formats addressing and promoting access to biomedical information to health professionals, librarians, and the public. • Develops outreach projects improving information access for health professionals and their intermediaries in the region with special emphasis on services to unaffiliated health professionals, minority health professionals, public health workers, and hospital librarians. • Coordinates an overall outreach plan taking into consideration the health information needs of health care providers and information professionals • Develops educational materials for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA websites particularly in the areas of access to quality health information for health professionals • Coordinates communication and promotion of NLM, NNLM, and NNLM SEA programs, resources, and services including but not limited to exhibits, webinars, presentations, librarian advocacy, featured articles for SEA Currents, and contact with health and health informational professionals and community associations. • Coordinates, implements, and evaluates the SEA social media program to determine appropriate promotional communications support of NLM, NNLM, and NNLM SEA programs, resources, and services. • Develops strategies and materials promoting the use of NLM and NNLM products and services to target populations such as health professionals, librarians, and the public. • Maintains standards of accessibility for all resources created and maintained in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. • Cooperates with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices to produce national programming • Promotes and solicit applications for NNLM SEA awards; assisting potential applicants with their proposals, monitor progress and follow-up for awards in progress • Works with other coordinators to exhibit NLM’s resources at national, regional, and state meetings of health professionals, information professionals, and the public. • Participates in other activities of the SEA that lead toward improved health information access, use, and literacy in the region. • Serves as ex-officio and support to the SEA Medical Librarians Program Advisory Group REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited program • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Excellent interpersonal skills • Demonstrated service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals, and consumers in a diverse, multi-cultural community • Knowledge of PubMed, MedlinePlus, and other NLM resources • Willingness to travel; valid driver’s license at the time of employment • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Project management, strategic planning, and team leadership skills • Instructional design and course development experience, including evaluation • Experience with teaching and training • Experience with health information education with the ability to develop, plan, and conduct workshops and training, interacting confidently with audiences • Knowledge of, or experience in medical librarianship • Evidence of professional and scholarly activities • Ability to communicate vision and motivate others; willingness to assume leadership roles as needed • Demonstrated ability in obtaining results from initiating and participating in team efforts • Effectiveness in promoting ideas while exhibiting tact and sensitivity; initiating interaction with others; and soliciting feedback from partners • Comfort with change, flexibility and the ability to react quickly to program alterations and task modifications • Experience with Moodle LMS and WebEx technologies APPLICATIONS: Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” - does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by July 20, 2018. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/OECCRML.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” - does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by July 20, 2018. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/OECCRML.

Salary: MINIMUM SALARY: $55,000, commensurate with experience


Submission Date: 07/03/2018

Job Title: Assistant Librarian/Coordinator of Reference Services

Job Description: 12-month, tenure-track faculty reporting directly to Library Dean. Coordinates the daily operations of an active reference services program: physical reference desk, text, chat, & telephone; provides for an innovative reference environment, stays abreast of issues & trends; shares, provides, & conducts professional development opportunities for library colleagues, including regular training updates; facilitates discussion of ideas to improve/modify reference services. Supervises, trains, & evaluates a pool of part-time librarians who participate in providing reference services. Maintains expertise in all areas of reference; a “student first” attitude towards services, operations, and procedures; monitors communication logs for all reference services. Participates in analysis, testing, & decisions about new electronic products and services. Prepares the reference desk schedule & resolves emergency scheduling changes; participates in the reference desk schedule, including weekend and evening rotation. Serves as liaison to at least one disciplinary area, including collection development & information literacy instruction. Participates in information literacy instruction program, including teaching sessions for first-year composition classes and University 101, with option to teach the Library’s credit-bearing information literacy course. Develops LibGuides for services and liaison areas.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program; at least two years’ experience in an academic library At least two years’ experience in providing reference services in numerous formats; at least two years’ experience in library instruction and in collection development; at least one year experience in supervision and evaluation of personnel; in-depth knowledge of both print and electronic reference sources; proficiency in database searching, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Springshare (LibGuides, etc.) and SharePoint. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and others; strong interest in scholarly activity (publications, presentations, etc.); excellent written and oral communications skills. Detail oriented. Preferred: Additional graduate degree(s) an asset; evidence of scholarly activities (publications, presentations, etc.); undergraduate degree(s) in science and/or mathematics or related background/experience in the sciences and/or mathematics.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online. Posting Number FAC00073PO18 http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/31999

Salary: $48,000-$55,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Andrew Kearns, Chair USC Upstate Library 800 University Way Spartanburg, SC 29303 [email protected] (864) 503-5403


 

Submission Date: 07/02/2018

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Buncombe County is a caring community in harmony with its environment where citizens succeed, thrive, and realize their potential. Our mission is to promote a healthy, safe, well-educated, and thriving community with a sustainable quality of life; to provide effective and efficient government our citizens can trust; and to deliver needed service through a responsive work force committed to excellence, integrity, and teamwork. The primary purpose of this position is to provide oversight and direction for the Buncombe County Library program to accommodate the need for Library services in the community. Job Posting End Date:-July 22, 2018 Salary Range:--$111,602.10-$141,154.57

Qualifications: Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience: Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program. Possession of a Professional Librarian Certificate issued by the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission is required. Considerable experience of a progressively responsible nature in professional library work, including experience at the administrative level.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please view with complete job posting by following the link for more information included with this posting. All applicants are required to create an account with Workday (instructions included in the link) in order to apply. https://www.buncombecounty.org/Governing/Depts/Administration/human-resources/job-openings.aspx

Salary: $111,602.10-$141,154.57

Contact: Gigi Francis, Library Director


 

Submission Date: 06/27/2018

Job Title: Children's Librarian - Darlington Branch

Job Description: Job Summary The Children’s Librarian will plan and implement the Darlington Branch’s programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers and coordinate the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, and work with the other branches and our partners to deliver children’s programs and services. Perform a variety of related public library duties as assigned. Report to the Branch Manager. Essential Functions 1. Create, plan, and implement programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers on various topics, both in the Library and outside via outreach on location at schools, day cares, and Head Starts. a. Personally conduct/deliver programs and activities. b. Supervise all children’s program and children’s activity volunteers 2. Supervise the children’s services area of library and create an inviting environment to attract children and their caregivers. 3. Coordinate with the branches the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, programs, and services. a. Plan and implement Summer Reading programs in conjunction with other Children’s Librarians and State Library staff. b. Cooperate with grant opportunities that are system-wide in application. 4. Develop the children’s collection of print and non-print materials. 5. Provide reference and reader’s advisory services. 6. Speak to organizations involved with children on topics of children’s literature, reading, and library materials and services. 7. Promote the use of library services and programs through news releases to local newspapers, radio and television stations, schools, etc. 8. Create visual displays and printed materials to promote library programs and services. 9. Create booklists and finding resources for children and care-givers to promote the use of library materials. Darlington County Government Page 2 of 4 Job Description – Children’s Librarian – July, 2018 10.Provide a balance of outreach programming for children with in-library children’s events and story hours. 11.Order supplies and materials needed for the implementation of children’s programs and activities. 12.Promote use of library collections, services, and programs to children and caregivers through: a. News releases to local newspapers, broadcast media, schools, etc. b. Social media, including Facebook, etc. c. Art, visual displays, video, audio, etc. d. Printed materials, such as booklists and finding guides. 13.Keep abreast of current developments in the field of children’s librarianship through professional organizations, attendance at meetings, etc. 14.Prepare various narrative and statistical reports to reflect the status and growth of children’s services. 15.Participate in and supervise the overall library operations on assigned evenings and weekends in rotation. 16.Coordinate and lead tours and activities for community agencies serving children. 17.Recommend policies and procedures regarding children’s services. 18.Assist in special projects as needed. 19.Perform other related duties as assigned or required by the Branch Manager and/or Director.

Qualifications: Qualifications 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution with at least two years of experience (preferably in children’s services) in a library, OR 2. Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education) with at least three years of experience (preferably in children’s services) in a library, OR 3. Any combination of education and at least five years of library experience (preferably in children’s services) and progressive responsibility. 4. Holds or is eligible for S.C. State Library Professional Certification or Provisional Professional Certification. 5. Possess a valid drivers’ license. 6. Has or can readily acquire knowledge of public library computerized circulation procedures and regulations (Polaris) 7. A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file. Requirements 1. Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudes a. Maintain confidentiality of customer and Library records. b. Interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies. c. Read and understand a variety of documents and reports. Darlington County Government Page 3 of 4 Job Description – Children’s Librarian – July, 2018 d. Prepare written documents and reports, using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. e. Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisor, other county employees, patrons, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. f. Knowledge and command of vocabulary and correct word choice for clear communication. g. Knowledge of social media platforms. h. Follow verbal, written, and/or visual instructions. i. Utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, utilize decimals, and determine time and weight. 2. Physical Requirements a. Coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing office equipment and other objects in the library environment, in preparing and repairing books, operating projectors and laminating machines, etc. b. Operate a variety of automated office machines which may include but is not limited to a computer, copier, cash register, OPAC, receipt printer, etc. c. Ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds. Exert up to thirty-five pounds of force and/or to push, pull, or otherwise move loaded book trucks or other such objects. d. Requirements are in excess of sedentary work; position involves walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing, balancing, etc. e. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Work a flexible schedule that includes working evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as assigned. 3. Interpersonal Temperament a. Ability to deal effectively with people in a variety of circumstances, some of which can be stressful. b. Must be adaptable to performing with maturity and fairness when confronted with disagreements or criticism. c. Able to handle an emergency calmly and reassuringly. d. Must be flexible and able to multi-task. 4. Additional Duties as Assigned a. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. b. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply in the Darlington County Administrator's Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 or obtain an application online at www.darcosc.com; then mail to above address or email to [email protected] RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETE APPLICATION

Salary: Salary $26,000 - $31,000 negotiable w/State Benefits

Contact: Ginger Winburn, Human Resources Manager 1 Public Square, Room 209 Darlington, South Carolina, 29532 Phone: 843-944-8267 [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 06/25/2018

Job Title: Richland Library Northeast Children’s Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,552.50 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected] (Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.)


 

Submission Date: 06/19/2018

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian

Job Description: Electronic Resources Librarian Clemson University Libraries invites candidates for an Electronic Resources Librarian to join its Technical Services & Collection Management Unit. The successful candidate serves as Team Leader of the Electronic Resources Team comprised of the Electronic Resources Cataloger and three high-level staff. The Team Leader coordinates the functional activities of the Electronic Resources Cataloger and directly supervises two of the three staff. The Libraries’ materials budget is currently $9 million with over 80% spent on electronic resources. Electronic resources managed by the Team include e-books, e-journals, databases, streaming media, and data sets. Clemson Libraries expects to participate in the implementation of a statewide Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) over the next 12-24 months. Systems currently used include Innovative’s Millennium ILS and ProQuest’s (Serials Solutions) Intota. This position will play a key role in the successful migration of current systems to the new statewide platform. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track position accountable to the Head of Technical Services & Collection Management. Responsibilities include: Electronic Resources Librarianship • Continues implementation and maintenance of ProQuest’s (Serials Solutions) Intota for management of electronic collections. Intota includes knowledgebase, link resolver, discovery, statistics, collection assessment, and ERM components. • Participates in acquisition, licensing, and renewal of electronic resources. • Supports retention and renewal decisions for electronic resources through the collection and analysis of usage data. • Troubleshoots and resolves electronic resource access problems. Works cooperatively with Library Technology and campus IT to resolve issues. Participates in maintenance of EZproxy for authentication. • Provides information to public services about new resources, changes to existing resources, and resource outages. Engages with public services and Library Technology to maintain the Libraries’ discovery layer, currently ProQuest’s Summon. • Develops and implements proactive processes to identify electronic access issues before they become problems for users. • Develops vendor and publisher relationships; schedules and coordinates demos, trials, and training with account representatives. • Maintains awareness of current and emerging trends and technologies pertaining to electronic resources. • Participates in planning, decision-making, and management of the Unit. • Engages in professional development activities, such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions. Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals. Service • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications/Experience: • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. • Two years’ experience in some aspect of electronic resource acquisition, cataloging, or management. • Knowledge of current trends and developments in managing electronic resources. • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. • Strong commitment to quality customer service. • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated initiative and adaptability. • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment or individually, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlines. • Experience with an integrated library system or service platform. Preferred Qualifications/Experience: • Experience in an academic or research library. • Experience with electronic resource tools such as link resolvers, discovery services, knowledge bases, electronic resource management systems, and proxy authentication software. • Experience reading, managing, and negotiating license agreements. • Knowledge of fund management and budget processes. • Experience working with consortia. • Supervisory training or experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all application materials via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/51338. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by July 13, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Contact: Kathryn Wesley Chair, Electronic Resources Librarian Committee [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 06/18/2018

Job Title: Richland Library Edgewood Associate, Full-time (Job Classification Level 104)

Job Description: Richland Library will be opening a new library in Columbia’s Edgewood neighborhood in 2018, providing customers with: books and A/V materials, holds pickup, computer access, meeting rooms and space for community partners. Located at Oak Street and Elmwood Avenue, the renovated and reconfigured 7,000 square foot former retail space will transform into a vibrant library where Edgewood residents and others can learn, create and share. For updates on the construction site for the new Edgewood location, please visit https://www.buildingyourlibrary.com/locations/edgewood. We seek a natural teacher, trainer, and leader. Strong technology skills are a must. The ideal candidate may be someone with good experience in retail or hospitality. Here are some of things you would be doing if hired for this position: * Assisting the Richland Library Edgewood Manager and librarians with overall management and teamwork, including helping keep workflow properly moving. * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Assisting customers with technology, equipment, materials, procedures, and information. * Acting to find and promote efficiencies, including working to help ensure correct location and condition of items and materials so that customers receive materials and services they desire. * Helping to oversee the Library during absence of higher level staff. * Actively supporting the needs of the Library, including completion of opening and closing procedures; maintaining supplies, statistics and cash reconciliations; cleaning, checking, and trouble-shooting equipment; shelving materials and sustaining the Library’s collection. * Experience and demonstrated interest in children and children’s literature and programming. * Ease with learning new technology and explaining it to others. * Ability to create, coordinate and deliver arts, multimedia and maker programs. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * At least two years of post-high school education from a college, university, or business school. Transcripts must be provided upon hire. * One year clerical or other relevant work experience; equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Preference may be given to relevant experience within a service industry. * Excellent communication and technical skills, including a good understanding of technology. * Additional skills as required by job, and ability to perform duties of the job.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $975.00 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected] (Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.)


 

Submission Date: 06/18/2018

Job Title: Richland Library Edgewood Associate, Full-time (Job Classification Level 107)

Job Description: Richland Library will be opening a new library in Columbia’s Edgewood neighborhood in 2018, providing customers with: books and A/V materials, holds pickup, computer access, meeting rooms and space for community partners. Located at Oak Street and Elmwood Avenue, the renovated and reconfigured 7,000 square foot former retail space will transform into a vibrant library where Edgewood residents and others can learn, create and share. For updates on the construction site for the new Edgewood location, please visit https://www.buildingyourlibrary.com/locations/edgewood. We seek a natural teacher, trainer, and leader. Someone with the ability to support and actively promote team members and team activities, and keep everybody on the same page. Strong communication and technical skills are a must. The ideal candidate may be someone with good experience in retail or hospitality. Are you excited by the prospect of engaging with our community, building lasting partnerships, and leaving every customer thrilled about the Library? Here are some of things you would be doing if hired for this position: * Assisting Manager and librarians with the overall management and leadership of the Library, including keeping the workflow properly moving and meeting customer experience expectations. * Leading, coaching, training, and supervising part-time employees and volunteers, guiding priorities within activities and tasks. * Assisting the Edgewood Manager in managing employee performance for success. * Assisting the Edgewood Manager with aspects of interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff and volunteers. * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Supporting the needs of the location, including completion of opening and closing procedures, maintaining supplies, statistics and cash reconciliations; cleaning, checking, and trouble-shooting equipment, and scheduling and confirming meeting room reservations; shelving materials and sustaining the library’s collection. * Acting to find and promote efficiencies, including working to help ensure correct location and condition of items and materials so that customers receive materials and services they desire. * Contributing effectively to understanding and maintaining the system for organizing and moving materials through the system. * Planning, assisting with, and/or conducting programs and trainings for children and adults such as story times, film showings, computer trainings, etc. * Managing operations during absence of higher level staff. * Performs other duties as required or assigned. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree; two years college plus at least eight years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the bachelor’s degree. Transcripts must be presented upon hire. * At least one year clerical or other relevant work experience; equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Preference may be given to relevant experience within a service industry. * Excellent communication and technical skills, including a good understanding of technology. * Additional skills as required by job. * Ability to perform all job duties.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,171.50 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected] (Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.)


 

Submission Date: 06/18/2018

Job Title: Richland Library St. Andrews Associate, Full-time (Job Classification Level 104)

Job Description: Richland Library St. Andrews serves as an active community with diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. Situated in the heart of the St. Andrews area of Richland County and close to the Lexington County line, this location has many out of county card holders. We seek someone energetic, outgoing and positive to engage with customers. We seek a natural teacher, trainer, and leader. Strong technology skills are a must. The ideal candidate may be someone with good experience in retail or hospitality. Here are some of things you would be doing if hired for this position: * Assisting the Richland Library St. Andrews Manager and librarians with overall management and teamwork, including helping keep workflow properly moving. * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Assisting customers with technology, equipment, materials, procedures, and information. * Acting to find and promote efficiencies, including working to help ensure correct location and condition of items and materials so that customers receive materials and services they desire. * Helping to oversee the Library during absence of higher level staff. * Actively supporting the needs of the Library, including completion of opening and closing procedures; maintaining supplies, statistics and cash reconciliations; cleaning, checking, and trouble-shooting equipment; shelving materials and sustaining the Library’s collection. * Experience and demonstrated interest in children and children’s literature and programming. * Ease with learning new technology and explaining it to others. * Ability to create, coordinate and deliver arts, multimedia and maker programs. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * At least two years of post-high school education from a college, university, or business school. Transcripts must be provided upon hire. * One year clerical or other relevant work experience; equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Preference may be given to relevant experience within a service industry. * Excellent communication and technical skills, including a good understanding of technology. * Additional skills as required by job, and ability to perform duties of the job.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $975.00 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected] (Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.)


 

Submission Date: 06/13/2018

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: The Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library invites qualified individuals to submit their applications for the position of Library Director. Located in the charming city of Fitzgerald, in central Georgia, the Library serves a community of approximately 20,000 in Ben Hill County. Positions in beautiful historic downtown, the Library offers a variety of services for all ages. The Director is responsible for monitoring the entire library program including leading a dedicated staff, developing a financially sound budget, ensuring compliance with all state and federal rules, regulations, and laws, submitting all necessary reports (Annual Report, AUP, E-rate, etc.), and growing relationships with community and governmental organizations. The Director will work closely with an engaged and involved community, including a supportive Board of Trustees, an active Friends of the Library group, and a blossoming Library Foundation. A successful candidate will be ready to actively participate and fully engage in the surrounding community, therefore, relocation to the area is a must.

Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and a grade 5-B certification from the Georgia State Board for the certification of Librarians (or the ability to obtain certification.) All applicants should possess knowledge of library programming and outreach services, personnel practices, facility operation and maintenance, financial management skills, federal and state filing requirements (including E-Rate), and the ability and interest to work closely with community partners and governmental organizations. Additionally required is a minimum of five years professional public library experience. Managerial experience, knowledge of fiscal management, PINES experience, demonstrated leadership, and public relations skills preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Director Search Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library 123 N. Main Street Fitzgerald, GA 31750 or email to: [email protected]

Salary: Base salary - $64,500 (plus benefits)

Contact: Sue [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 06/07/2018

Job Title: Branch Manager - Darlington

Job Description: The intent of this listing is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and responsibility of this position. The Branch Manager is a dynamic, creative, innovative, outgoing, positive, and flexible individual who is a leader willing to meet and engage the residents of a diverse community, provide exceptional customer service, and create an outstanding library. Excellent communication skills, a passion for working with people, and a love of libraries and technology are essential. Job Summary The Branch Manager will manage all aspects of a library branch within the Darlington County Library System, including the supervision of all branch staff, and report to the Library Director. Essential Functions 1. Coordinate, supervise, and plan programs, collections, activities, and services of the branch. 2. Coordinate, manage and provide customer services, including: a. Promote library programs, services, and materials. b. Assist customers in selection and location of materials in all formats. c. Answer reference, directional and telephone inquiries. d. Handle customer service issues, complaints, and behavior problems. e. Prepare accident, customer incident, and other customer reports. f. Oversee and handle the receiving of fines/fees, checking in/out materials, and performing other desk duties as needed. 3. Handle the evaluation, selection, delivery, physical maintenance, and routing of all materials in all formats to meet customer needs. a. Oversee the borrowing, movement, and delivery of materials and information through interlibrary loan between branches and within the consortium. b. Identify donated materials for possible additions to collection, including the receipt and acknowledgment of donations to collection. c. Weed and dispose of library materials. d. Oversee the shifting of collections for more efficient work space. e. System-wide materials selection in specific assigned formats or areas as assigned. f. Review request/reserve/order files for problems with incoming requested materials. 4. Supervise, train, and evaluate branch staff. a. Work at circulation and/or reference desk as needed for schedule coverage. b. Substitute for the children’s specialist or other staff on nights or weekends (Saturday and Sunday) when need. c. Lead, interview, recommend for hire/dismissal, train, supervise, and evaluate library branch personnel. d. Coordinate and present system-wide staff training and development as directed. e. Oversee children’s program planning and outreach classes. 5. Participate in all library planning, policy and procedure, collection, program, and services meetings as directed. 6. Recommend, coordinate, enforce, and explain policies and procedures to staff and the customers. 7. Assure the maintenance of the branch library’s technology infrastructure, such Internet, staff and public computers, etc. 8. Assist in the development of a social media presence and promotional materials. 9. Assure the maintenance of the branch library’s facility. 10. Collect, maintain, and furnish information, statistics, and records on library collections, programs, services, activities, facilities, use, staff performance for all reports in the format required. 11. Interact, communicate, and work with various individuals and groups including the general public, staff, Library Director, other branch personnel, community groups, Friends of Library, etc. a. Serve as staff liaison between the Friends of the Library and the Director. b. Keep abreast of community events. c. Serve on community committees as needed. d. Share resources and information with community agencies. e. Assist in the development of a social media presence and promotional materials. 12. Attend and participate in planning, management, community, and professional meetings as required. 13. Work at least one night per week and rotate working weekends (Saturday and Sunday). 14. Prepare and submit orders for materials, supplies, etc. as required. 15. Coordinate the maintenance and security of the building and grounds. 16. Other duties as assigned or required by the Director.

Qualifications: Qualifications 1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution with at least two years of supervisory experience in a library or three years of experience in a library, OR 2. Bachelor’s degree with at least three years of supervisory experience in a library or at least five years of library experience, OR 3. Any combination of education and at least seven years of library experience and progressive responsibility. 4. Holds or is eligible for S.C. State Library Professional Certification or Provisional Professional Certification. 5. Possess a valid drivers’ license. 6. Has or can readily acquire knowledge of public library computerized circulation procedures and regulations (Polaris) 7. A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file. Requirements 1. Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudes a. Read and understand a variety of documents and reports. b. Prepare written documents and reports, using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. c. Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisor, other county employees, patrons, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. d. Knowledge and command of vocabulary and correct word choice for clear communication. e. Knowledge of social media platforms. f. Record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions. g. Utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, utilize decimals, and determine time and weight. 2. Physical Requirements a. Coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing office equipment and other objects in the library environment, in preparing and repairing books, operating projectors and laminating machines, etc. b. Operate a variety of automated office machines which may include but is not limited to computer, typewriter, copier, cash register, OPAC, receipt printer, etc. c. Ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds. Exert up to thirty-five pounds of force and/or to push, pull, or otherwise move loaded book trucks or other such objects. d. Requirements are in excess of sedentary work; position involves walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing, balancing, etc. e. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Work a flexible schedule that includes working evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as assigned. 3. Interpersonal Temperament a. Ability to deal effectively with people in a variety of circumstances, some of which can be stressful. b. Must be adaptable to performing with maturity and fairness when confronted with disagreements or criticism. c. Able to handle an emergency calmly and reassuringly. d. Must be flexible to multi-task to answer needs of several persons at once. 4. Additional Duties as Assigned a. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. b. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply in the Darlington County Administrator's Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 or obtain an application online at www.darcosc.com; then mail to above address or email to [email protected] NOTE: RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETE APPLICATION AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMPLY WITH ALL FEDERAL AND STATE LAW AS THEY APPLY TO EMPLOYMENT

Salary: $33,000 - $35,000 negotiable w/State Benefits

Contact: Jimmie Epling Director [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 06/06/2018

Job Title: Assistant Library Director

Job Description: The Spring Hill Public Library invites applications for the position of Assistant Director. OVERVIEW: The Assistant Director works with the Library Director in planning, administering and evaluating library resources, operations and services, including staff supervision. The Assistant Director provides oversight of daily library functions including the management of library-sponsored programs, as well as creating, coordinating and managing select library projects. The Assistant Director may assume responsibility for library operations in the absence of the Director and shall perform other duties as may be necessary. Some evening and weekend hours should be anticipated in the work schedule. ABOUT THE CITY OF SPRING HILL: Located in central Tennessee, approximately 35 miles from downtown Nashville and 40 miles from the Nashville International airport, and just off I-65, the city of Spring Hill is in the center of everything. Spring Hill is a growing, vibrant, civic-minded city of more than 40,000 people with a mixture of long-time residents and newcomers from around the country who are drawn to the town’s beauty and sense of community. Approximately 70% of the citizenry hold a library card from the Spring Hill Public Library.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS: The skills and knowledge of the Assistant Director would generally be acquired with a Master’s Degree in Library Science and at least three years of public library experience. The position requires the ability to manage full-time and part-time employees. Expertise and experience in the implementation of developing library technologies (ILS, networking, maker space, databases, hardware and software, and web design) is highly desired. Exceptional customer service skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and proficiency in prioritizing tasks are expected. Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to touch, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information for three professional references to Dana Juriew at [email protected] as well as an application on the City’s website: http://www.springhilltn.org/FormCenter/Human-Resources-7/Employment-Application-42.

Salary: SALARY/BENEFITS: Appointment range of $52,839.32 to $79,258.97, depending on qualifications. Excellent benefit package includes TCRS retirement and health insurance. Both vision and dental insurance are available.

Contact: No calls, please.


 

Submission Date: 05/30/2018

Job Title: Branch Librarian III

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

Qualifications: Preferred Experience: MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by 3-5 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience. Combined with 5-10 years experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Visit the County of Lexington's Online Application System at https://www.lex-co.com/Applications/HROnline/PUBLIC/VACANCYLISTING.ASPX

Salary: $43,681 - $45,865 DOQ


 

Submission Date: 05/30/2018

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this position is to initiate and manage services and programs for the Youth Library Services Department in accordance with the County’s Library System policies. Train, support, and provide advice to interns and volunteers working with youth. Provide reader’s advisory, reference, and other assistance to patrons. The Manager makes professional technical decisions, and must possess extensive knowledge and skills in relation to children’s and youth library services. Must be able to work nights and weekends. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: · Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions; · Considerable knowledge of the needs and abilities of children and young adults and the available library materials and services; · Good knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as applied to a major library service; · Ability to communicate orally and in writing; · Good managerial and supervisory skills; · Considerable skills in making decisions and developing programs; · Good interpersonal and customer service skills; · Knowledge in the use of computers and software programs; · Ability to retain a valid S.C. driver’s license; · Extensive skills in operating library essential tools and equipment. Will also work on the public service desk as part of staff rotation. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The educational requirement for this position is: Completion of Master’s degree in Library Science. Education may be substituted for experience. Related-experience required: 3 years. Experience may not be substituted for education.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to https://oconeesc.com/human-resources-home/job-opportunities Please submit/attach resume and letter of interest as well completed application. Closes on June 15, 2018.

Salary: $37,318 FSLA non-exempt

Contact: Mr. Blair Hinson, Library Director [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 05/30/2018

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Librarian of Science Outreach

Job Description: The Furman University Libraries announce a two-year visiting position to begin August 1, 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter). The Visiting Assistant Librarian of Science Outreach will join the library faculty as a member of the Outreach Services Division and will be the branch librarian in Furman’s Sanders Science Library. The Visiting Assistant Librarian will collaborate closely with students, faculty, and staff in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Neuroscience, Physics; interdisciplinary minors in Environmental Studies and Medicine, Health, & Culture; students on the pre-health majors track; and the new Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine. The Furman University Libraries consist of the James B. Duke Library, the Sanders Science Library and the Robert J. Maxwell Music Library. Library personnel include 13 library faculty and 13 paraprofessional staff.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: • Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school • Undergraduate degree in a natural science • Knowledge of science resources • Familiarity with library information technology • Enthusiasm for teaching • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team • Strong communication and interpersonal skills Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in science librarianship • Graduate degree in a natural science • Web authoring experience (SpringShare products preferred) • Experience with scientific research resources and reference management software • Experience and knowledge of GIS • Supervisory experience • Experience with outreach

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Visit https://jobs.furman.edu/postings/7203 Required Documents: • Cover letter • Resume/Curriculum Vitae • Statement on Diversity and Inclusion Priority review of applications will begin June 4, 2018 but will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Contact: For questions about the position, contact Patricia Sasser, Chair of the Search Committee (patricia.sasser [at] furman.edu)


 

Submission Date: 05/25/2018

Job Title: Computer Lab Coordinator

Job Description: Under general supervision of the Director for Digital Strategies and Innovation, the Computer Lab Coordinator provides a wide range of technical and consultative services to users of the Library’s computer labs and classrooms. The Computer Lab Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations for the Libraries’ five computer classrooms ensuring that the equipment operates optimally and in accordance with standards set by the various testing agencies. The classrooms play an important role in supporting the education and training missions of MUSC’s six colleges and graduate medical education (GME). To support these missions, the computer classrooms serve as the testing center for the campus. As a testing center, the classrooms are used by the colleges and the GME office for administering a variety of examinations including course exams administered by the colleges, as well as national exams administered by agencies such as the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Dermatology, the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Internal Medicine, Aquifer Exams, and others. - Assures their effective operation as instructional facilities, plans for continued development, ensures proper maintenance of equipment and schedules personnel and equipment for the most efficient use of resources. - Creating and adapting system images for the computer lab and deployment - Provides training and consultation to faculty and students. - Provides technical assistance to users working with microcomputer equipment and software. Consults with Systems Engineers in regards to networking, critical issues and staying in compliance with MUSC computer policies and initiatives.

Qualifications: A high school diploma and three years of experience in computer system development and modification. A bachelor's degree in a related area may be substituted for the required work experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Review of applications will begin May 31, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Required and Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at http://jobs.library.musc.edu/

Salary: UNIV-Band 6: $39,960.00 - $56,947.00 - $73,935.00 (min - mid - max)

Contact: For further information and clarification of this position please inquire to Ms. Shannon D. Jones via e-mail [email protected] or (843) 792-8839


 

Submission Date: 05/16/2018

Job Title: Assessment Librarian

Job Description: Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track Librarian Assistant Professor faculty position in the Kennesaw State University Library System which begins July 2018. The candidate will employ diverse assessment methodologies in support of evidence-based decision-making, enhanced user experience, and continuous improvement. These methodologies potentially include survey design, process improvement studies, ethnography, needs assessment, focus groups, and quantitative “big data” studies involving institutional datasets. The candidate will be active in the entire assessment cycle, from project planning, marketing, and implementation to analysis, reporting, and recommendations for improvement. Effective collaboration with library, university, and professional colleagues is essential. The successful candidate will participate in a broad range of assessment duties intended to understand library operations and users and to demonstrate library impact within the KSU community. This librarian is expected to be a self-starter who has initiative and sound professional judgment, who will report this gained insight to library employees, library administration, university administration, accreditation bodies, and others. Assessment efforts will generally support the library’s missions of improvement, user satisfaction, advocacy, and accountability.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or the foreign equivalent is required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: KSU Library System cannot accept print applications. Only complete applications submitted through the People Admin System are accepted. Candidates applying for more than one position must complete a full application for each job. Position is open until filled, with completed applications received by June 4, 2018 given first consideration. For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/5008. 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: $47,476 annually, non-negotiable

Contact: Search Committee Chair: Name: Lesley Brown Email: [email protected] Phone: 470-578-6511


 

Submission Date: 05/16/2018

Job Title: 3rd and 4th Year Undergraduate Support Librarian

Job Description: Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track Librarian Assistant Professor faculty position in the Kennesaw State University Library System which begins July 2018. We seek an entry-level flexible, collegial, innovative, and self-starting reference and instruction-oriented librarian to develop undergraduate research support services for students at Kennesaw State University with an emphasis on services for upper division undergraduate student support. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in undergraduate research, student outreach and engagement, reference and instruction services. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary as the librarian will be expected to play an active role aligning library reference services to undergraduate student success and research initiatives.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or the foreign equivalent is required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: KSU Library System cannot accept print applications. Only complete applications submitted through the People Admin System are accepted. Candidates applying for more than one position must complete a full application for each job. Position is open until filled, with completed applications received by June 4, 2018 given first consideration. For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/5000. 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: $47,476 annually, non-negotiable.

Contact: Search Committee Chair: Name: Jon Hansen Email: [email protected] Phone: 470-578-6248


 

Submission Date: 05/11/2018

Job Title: Community Relations Intern, Part-time (Temporary, Paid Internship)

Job Description: Richland Library seeks to hire a dependable, organized and motivated intern to assist in the Community Relations Department at Main in promoting the library and increase stakeholder support. The ideal candidate has Public Relations and/or Marketing experience, works well with others in a team environment, and possesses the ability to work independently and to manage numerous projects simultaneously. He/She has the goal to work at a development or non-profit sector. Creativity and commitment to uphold Richland Library’s standards of customer service to both external and internal parties are a must! Here are some of the things you would be doing in this position: * Assimilating and coordinating relevant information. * Generating, sharing and following through on creative ideas. * Providing and upholding Richland Library’s standards of customer service to both external and internal parties. * Developing, writing and distributing approved press releases. * Posting content to internal and external websites and online calendars. * Monitoring all forms media content and press clippings. * Planning and executing special events. * Writing material for external and internal publications. * Creating or updating community stakeholder databases. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: Here are minimum requirements needed to be considered for this internship opportunity: * Current enrollment in a related Bachelor’s or Masters degree program at an accredited university/college. * Public Relations and/or Marketing experience. * Data entry and event planning experience. * Ability to create social media content. * Ability to perform job functions.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities. The Library desires to fill this internship position as soon as possible. No application deadline is presently established for this vacancy. Open until filled. Applicants will be notified by email once the position is filled. Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.

Salary: $13.00 per hour

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected] (Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system.)


Submission Date: 05/11/2018

Job Title: Richland Library Sandhills Children’s Librarian

Job Description: Do you have an MLIS degree and love to create incredible experiences for our Library customers, especially for children and families? Are you a passionate and service-minded individual who wants to help our community? Are you a natural born leader and teacher, either one-on-one or in groups? Are you excited by the prospect of engaging with our community, building lasting partnerships, and leaving every customer thrilled about the Library? Richland Library Sandhills serves northeast Richland County. The library is located in the Village at Sandhill, adjacent to Richland School District Two’s R2i2 facility. This library location is also near Spring Valley and Ridgeview High Schools; Summit Parkway Middle School; and North Springs, Rice Creek, Nelson, Pontiac, and Catawba Trail Elementary Schools. Many of the library’s customers are under the age of 18. The following are among the various duties you may be performing in this position: * Serving as a member of the branch’s leadership and management team, including actively supervising branch staff and leading teams effectively and judiciously. * Planning, scheduling and presenting programs, such as storytimes, storytelling, tours, multi-media programs, booktalks, and bibliographic instruction, in the library or as outreach activities in the community. * Assisting the location manager in managing employee performance for success, and with initiating and implementing plans for employee development. * Assisting the location manager with aspects of interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff and volunteers. * Acting as the primary liaison for a targeted audience, and providing specialized services specific to that audience. * Demonstrating ability to learn quickly and to easily apply new skills and knowledge, including procedures and especially technology. * Coordinating, training, and supervising staff conducting programs. * Developing collaborative partnerships that engage with the community. * Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives. * Recommending, selecting & helping locate materials/services for customers. * Completing complex circulation procedures correctly; interpreting and communicating library policies and procedures to customers and other staff members. * Assisting in overseeing daily operations and maintenance of Library building and grounds, and communicating with appropriate staff to manage issues related to building and grounds. * Ensuring that Library interior appears clean, tidy, attractive, and inviting, to customers, including managing and merchandising library collections. * Maintaining statistical records and reports. * Providing readers advisory services. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $1,552.50 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected] (Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system.


Submission Date: 05/11/2018

Job Title: Richland Library Shelver

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking to hire a Shelver for the Main Library. This person will be someone who enjoys making sure that the foundation of our Library - our materials - are in the hands of our customers; who is detail-oriented, organized, dependable, and loves to keep everything in great shape to everybody’s satisfaction. Here are some of the things you would be doing if serving in this position: * Shelving books and related materials in all areas of the library. * Keeping public areas neat and in order. * Maintaining shelves in order according to other appropriate criteria. * Maintaining displays of materials. * Shifting collections as needed. * Performing other associated duties as required, such as emptying bookdrops, pulling holds, assisting other staff with projects. Please visit our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further details.

Qualifications: * Successfully completed two years of high school. * Ability to perform job duties.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: The deadline to apply for this position vacancy is May 15, 2018. Applications for Richland Library jobs must be completed online and submitted by 11:59 PM on the posted closing date. APPLY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities. Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.

Salary: $11.38 per hour

Contact: Personnel Office Phone: (803) 929-3435 Email: [email protected] (Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system.)


Submission Date: 05/11/2018

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant/Circulation

Job Description: Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Library, the Library Technical Assistant will be responsible for circulation of library materials using the automated system, collecting and accounting for money receipts, scheduling and supervising student employees and monitoring library service areas. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Typical work week is Monday - Friday from 8 am – 5 pm.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Applicants must have excellent organizational, customer service, and written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively independently and as part of a team. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office. Training on the Library automated system will be provided. Applicants with previous academic library experience preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: This position will remain open until filled. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a resume.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Human Resources, Charleston Southern University.


Submission Date: 05/08/2018

Job Title: Medical School Liaison

Job Description: University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries Medical School Liaison The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks an outgoing, forward-looking, and creative academic professional to join the Health Sciences Libraries. We are looking for an individual who shares our values of knowledge, openness, service, collaboration, and diversity, and who thrives in a learning organization that fosters creativity and innovation. The University of Minnesota Libraries is one of the state’s greatest intellectual assets, and in 2017 was awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service from the Institute for Museum and Library Services. The Medical School Liaison is a member of the Health Sciences Libraries (HSL) division of the University Libraries, which includes the Bio-Medical Library (http://hsl.lib.umn.edu/biomed), the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine, and the Veterinary Medical Library. HSL is led by the Director and Associate University Librarian for the Health Sciences, and the position reports to the Associate Director for Education and Research Services. The successful candidate will be one of three liaisons assigned to the Medical School (http://www.med.umn.edu/) and will collaborate with colleagues in HSL as well as across the Libraries. The Medical School Liaison will be an outgoing and engaged professional who can develop collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and students from diverse communities and cultures. The individual will also possess an understanding of patient care, clinical research, and medical education in order to develop new services, programs, and initiatives. Areas of responsibility include the integration of evidence-based practice and health literacy into the curriculum and eLearning environment, support for scholarship, including systematic reviews, the management of research data, and the application of methods to measure research impact. Experience with or an interest in data visualization, statistical analysis, and/or computer programming applications that support research data workflows is desirable. The individual will also contribute to the knowledge base of the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, while working toward continuous appointment status. The University of Minnesota’s Academic Health Center (AHC, http://www.health.umn.edu/) is one of the nation’s few comprehensive centers encompassing programs in medicine, nursing, dentistry, public health, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, and allied health, as well as a number of interdisciplinary programs that serve the entire University. A new Health Sciences Education Center (z.umn.edu/hsec) will open in 2020, and a reconceived Health Sciences Library will be an exciting element of the Center. In addition, the University of Minnesota and the Libraries have a strong record of outreach and service to the state and region. Responsibilities of the Medical School Liaison: Develop and teach classes and workshops based on user needs, developing learning objects and integrating them into the online learning environment. Classroom teaching includes for-credit classes such as FMCH 7600 (Family Medicine Clerkship, required clerkship course for all 3rd & 4th year medical students). Forge relationships with faculty, administrators, and clinical care teams in assigned departments of the Medical School, providing consultation and collaboration with a diverse community of faculty, trainees, and health professions staff on a wide range of topics including evidence-based practice, scholarship, and research. Participate in hospital rounds, morning report, case conferences, and other clinically relevant forums within assigned departments of the Medical School, demonstrating how knowledge-based resources can be integrated into clinical research and practice. Collaborate with researchers from a variety of cultures, communities, and disciplines to develop effective and efficient strategies for managing research data and information and for supporting research reproducibility. Collaborate with library colleagues on developing and offering research services such as systematic reviews and research impact reports. Promote new modes of scholarly communication and recruit institutional scholarly output for inclusion in the University Digital Conservancy (UDC, http://udc.umn.edu) and the Data Repository for the U of M (DRUM, http://z.umn.edu/drum). Provide leadership for and contribute to library-wide projects and initiatives. Contribute to the knowledge base of the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement. The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Qualifications: Required: American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science OR equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience. Experience in developing and providing services in one or more areas of medical librarianship. Examples of such services may include, but are not limited to, systematic reviews, clinical rounding, evidence-based practice, data visualization, or computational support for research data workflows. Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the benefits of diversity and inclusion throughout an organization. Excellent written communication and verbal presentation skills. Ability to initiate and actively engage in conversations with faculty and/or administrators, identifying opportunities for partnership and services. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently as well as collaboratively within a research-intensive environment. Ability to respond effectively to a rapidly changing environment. Preferred: Undergraduate or graduate degree in the physical, life, health, or related sciences. Experience in a health science or academic research library. Demonstrated understanding of scientific research processes and methods for measuring research impact. Ability to think and react quickly in an active clinical setting to find the best evidence. Facility with technology (e.g., basic programming, web applications, APIs) and its applications in academic contexts. An understanding of and facility with statistical analysis. An understanding of and experience with data visualization methods and best practices. Demonstrated ability to teach, with an understanding of instructional design principles, particularly in an eLearning environment. Demonstrated involvement in professional activities.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted online at http://z.umn.edu/ulib391 . To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and CV. Please attach the following documents in Word or PDF format (DO NOT copy and paste): Curriculum vitae. Cover letter addressing all required qualifications and any relevant preferred qualifications (identify the cover letter with UL391). Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three current professional references. DIVERSITY: The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Salary: SALARY AND BENEFITS: This is a full-time, 12-month, continuous-appointment track, academic professional position with probationary appointment at Assistant or Associate Librarian. The Libraries offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits and substantial moving allowance.

Contact: Shanda Hunt [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/02/2018

Job Title: Executive Director

Job Description: Executive Director, Stark County District Library The Stark County District Library seeks a strong and visionary leader to serve as Executive Director. Located in northeast Ohio, the library provides services to about 240,000 residents through a main library located in Canton, 9 branches, and 4 bookmobiles. As one of the primary roles, the Executive Director will be highly visible in the community and will cultivate community partnerships. The library, known for being innovative and bold, is in the process of constructing a new branch, implementing state of the art material handling technology, and embarking on a major facilities renovation. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/starkcounty for details and to apply. We welcome and encourage inquiries. For full consideration, please apply by May 25. Salary $125,000 or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications. John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries www.johnkeister.com [email protected] 847-955-0541

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit www.johnkeister.com/starkcounty for details and to apply. We welcome and encourage inquiries.

Salary: Salary $125,000 or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications.


Submission Date: 05/01/2018

Job Title: Director

Job Description: Director, Cape Girardeau Public Library (Missouri) The Cape Girardeau Public Library is seeking its next great Library Director. Located in southeastern Missouri on the banks of the Mississippi River, Cape Girardeau is a city filled with history, art, and amazing scenery. The library serves approximately 39,000 residents in a state-of-the-art “Destination Library” built with public support through a tax increase in 2007. The next Library Director will be someone who can enthusiastically advocate for the library, engage in community partnerships, and continue to steer this popular institution that is so central to life in Cape Girardeau. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/capegirardeau for details and to apply. We welcome inquiries. For full consideration, please apply by May 29. Salary is $85,000 or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications. John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries www.johnkeister.com 847-955-0541

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply:

Salary: $85,000 or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications


Submission Date: 05/01/2018

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Library Systems & Services (LS&S) has an opening for a Library Director at the Collegedale Public Library in Collegedale, Tennessee. Collegedale is a city on the move that sits in Hamilton County and is 19 miles east of Chattanooga. It’s a destination of choice for neighbors who want to live away from larger communities but still want access to excellent schools, premier shopping, fine dining, airports, parks and recreation. The Collegedale Public Library is a valuable community resource that is open seven days a week. The collection of the library contains 45,282 volumes and circulates 72,597 items per year. Located adjacent to Collegedale City Hall, the branch offers a variety of programs such as the String Theory Knitting Club for adults, Baby Talk and Toddler Time, Chess Club for Kids and the Young Writers Club. The Library Director supports the LS&S mission, vision, and values through exceptional leadership and dedicated customer focus. The Director is responsible for ensuring contract requirements are met in a single location library system. The Director will lead a team of library professionals who are committed to creating a thriving library in the heart of their community. The Director will be responsible for building a strong partnership with their local official(s) and managing the customer relationship. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Manages with integrity, honesty and knowledge to promote the culture, values and mission of LS&S and creates thriving libraries in the heart of our communities • Evaluate library environments and key operational indicators to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement • Coaches library staff to help achieve operational goals • Monitors and manages staffing levels; Seeks Regional Director input / Keeps Regional Director informed • Develops the library team to deliver excellent customer service and patron experiences • Evaluates and supports the performance of library staff • Implements action plans that meet operational and organizational objectives • Keeps current with library trends, issues and technology as well as political, economic and demographics issues that may affect library services and advanced programming • Plans and executes local, regional and company initiatives to achieve both operational excellence and business results; follows up consistently to ensure accountability to plans • Utilizes existing tools and best practices to ensure effective library operations • Utilizes and helps Library staff utilize management information tools and analyzes financial reports and other library related data (usage, demographics, trends, etc.) to identify and address library system trends and issues • Oversee the selection, acquisition and processing of library materials to meet public needs within the structure of library selection policies and budgetary limitations • Responsible for the local management of the customer relationship (city/county officials, governing boards, library boards) • Regularly solicits client, other stakeholder and patron feedback to understand client needs and the needs of the local community • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations • Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices

Qualifications: • MLIS or equivalent required • Three years of supervisory experience • Three years of progressively responsible library managerial experience and/or administrative functions of a library, or equivalent knowledge • Experience analyzing and applying financial reports and library related data (usage, demographics, trends, etc.) • Basic knowledge of programming and financial management • Experience in a role that requires frequent interaction with patrons, fulfilling the requests of patrons and responsibility for addressing patrons issues, questions and suggestions

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=3e9c849c-5112-4331-bf57-b870341df7be&jobId=230120⟨=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Salary:

Contact: Matthew Brown [email protected] 410-707-2024


Submission Date: 04/26/2018

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Director, Kanawha County Public Library (Charleston, WV) Charleston, the capital of the State of West Virginia, is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains on the banks of the Kanawha River. Charleston has both small town charm and plenty of urban amenities. The city teems with restaurants, night life, live music, performance theater, galleries, and public art. It also is the gateway to world-class recreation including whitewater rafting, mountain climbing, biking, skiing, and zip-lining. The Kanawha County Public Library provides services to about 225,000 residents of the City of Charleston, Kanawha County, and Putnam County through a main library, nine branch libraries, and a mobile library. Plans are underway for a significant expansion and renovation at the main library. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/kanawha for details and to apply. We welcome and encourage inquiries. For full consideration, please apply by May 25. Salary $105,000 or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications. John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries www.johnkeister.com 847-955-0541

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit www.johnkeister.com/kanawha for details and to apply. We welcome and encourage inquiries. For full consideration, please apply by May 25. Salary $105,000 or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications. John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries www.johnkeister.com 847-955-0541

Salary: $105,000 or higher, negotiable based on qualifications


Submission Date: 04/25/2018

Job Title: Learning Commons Campus Services Coordinator (Assistant Librarian)

Job Description: Tri-County Technical College is seeking an assistant librarian to work as the Learning Commons Campus Services Coordinator to develop user-focused outreach initiatives that enhance student and faculty experiences at each campus. The qualified candidate will utilize their library science expertise to promote learning commons services and collections through marketing channels as well as physical and virtual displays, establish campus relationships to connect a variety of constituents with learning commons collections, services and initiatives, provide digital literacy instruction and strategically right-size each campus collection to support the academic program. The Coordinator will work closely with the Learning Commons Director to ensure daily operations at community campuses are appropriately staffed and managed. Requires frequent travel to community campuses.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science (from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited institution) or in a related field such as Learning Resources or Information Technology. Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate a passionate service orientation, the ability to plan, initiate and implement effective programs and services and manage a variety of responsibilities and projects. Experience in an academic library or educational institution preferred. The candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, problem solving ability, excellent computer skills, and ability to work effectively with colleagues, students, faculty, and staff.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please complete the online application at https://jobs.tctc.edu/postings/3829 and attach a cover letter and resume by May 13, 2018.

Salary: Commensurate with relevant education and experience

Contact: Mary Orem, Learning Commons Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 04/11/2018

Job Title: Circulation Coordinator

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Questions about the position can be directed to Mr. Kevin Reynolds, Dean of the Sandor Teszler Library ([email protected] / 864.597.4300).