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: 9/15/2021

Job Title: Head of Circulation & Visitor Service, University of South Carolina

Job Description:

University of South Carolina seeks an experienced librarian to serve as Head of Circulation & Visitor Service. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services, this position is responsible for the management of visitor service and circulation functions for a large university library. The University’s main library is in the heart of campus and receives up to 10,000 visitors per day. The library houses general and special collections, a technology lounge, 45 study rooms, 3 classrooms and services offered by university partners including a Student Success Center, Career Center, and the Center for Teaching Excellence. The successful candidate will work closely with other Department Heads and Library Directors to ensure collaboration and coordination of user-centered service delivery across University Libraries. Responsibilities include:

·         Oversees approximately 13 full-time staff and 25 student employees. 
·         Manages day, evening, and weekend shift supervisors responsible for opening and closing the library and staffing the main visitor service desk. 
·         Provides leadership, support and training for a customer service program that fosters a welcoming, inclusive, and responsive environment for a diverse population.
·         Develops policies and workflows for circulation and collection maintenance and manages circulation functions of the Integrated Library Services Platform (Alma, ExLibris).
·         Identifies, recommends, and implements policies for use of the library by students, faculty, and guests, including the registration of visitors not affiliated with the University.
·         Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure building and responding to complex visitor issues.  

This position is an essential personnel position within University Libraries. This is a tenure-track faculty position. 

The University of South Carolina, founded in 1801, is the flagship campus of an eight-campus, fully accredited, state-system. The University is one of only 40 public universities to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s top-tier designations in research activity and community engagement. The University of South Carolina – Columbia has strong undergraduate and graduate programs and other highly regarded professional schools including medicine, law, education, engineering, social work, pharmacy, public health, arts and sciences, nursing, and business administration. About 32,000 students are enrolled with more than 8,000 students in graduate and professional programs. 

University Libraries serves the graduate and undergraduate programs of all schools and colleges, with the exceptions of the School of Law and the School of Medicine. Holdings include more than 4.9 million volumes, 20 million manuscripts, 475,000 e-books, and four distinct special collections. University Libraries is a member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Center for Research Libraries. The City of Columbia is the state capital with a metropolitan area population of nearly 800,000. The city is a state center of financial, transportation, and industrial development, and it has a rich historical and cultural tradition. Columbia is located within easy driving distance of both mountains and coast. 

The University of South Carolina Libraries is committed to cultivating an educational and professional environment that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide, as well as in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices. 

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is an EOE.

Qualifications: 

Required Education and Experience
· Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science or in another professionally appropriate discipline.
· Minimum 3 years relevant professional experience in circulation or access services.
· Supervisory experience required.
· Demonstrated knowledge of public service, circulation, collection maintenance, and technical infrastructure required for access and delivery of content.

Preferred Qualifications
· Experience with Alma ILSP from ExLibris.
· Management experience in an institution of higher education.
· Experience managing customer service.
· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
· Excellent collaborative and team building skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 2021 and close on October, 15, 2021.Apply here: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/105320

Salary: Commensurate with Experience


 

Submission Date: 9/15/2021

Job Title: Associate Dean for Collections and Discovery, Clemson University

Job Description: 

Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and inclusive leader to serve as our inaugural Associate Dean for Collections and Discovery. The successful candidate will set the vision and strategic directions for the new division and direct the Libraries’ overall collection strategy-planning, developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures related to the acquisition, description, and discovery of scholarly and cultural heritage resources in a variety of formats. Approximately 40 faculty and staff will be part of this new division, working in the following departments: Acquisitions (including print, e-resources, and continuing resources purchasing and management; resource sharing; and collection development); Metadata Services; Digitization, and Special Collections and Archives. This is a new position created as part of a recent reorganization, aligning Clemson with our R1 peers. The successful candidate would be one of three new associate deans who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Libraries and setting the Libraries strategic directions as a member of its Senior Leadership Team.

Clemson Libraries provides a unique opportunity to the right individual. As a relatively young R1 library, we are in the process of redefining ourselves, engaged in discussions with students and faculty to determine what programs and services should be created or expanded. Currently, we are focused on expanding digital literacy efforts, developing new and innovative programs to support graduate students and faculty, and building digital and archival collections in the key areas of agriculture, architecture, athletics, textiles, and military history, all in the context of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We have completed a master plan to renovate the main library building to provide more welcoming, technology-enhanced spaces.

This is a 12-month administrative faculty position with faculty rank and status. As a member of the Libraries’ faculty, the successful candidate will pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service, and professional development.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets the vision and strategic direction and provides proactive leadership for the Collections and Discovery division.
2. Develops a collections strategy for the sustainable delivery of inclusive scholarly resources to meet the needs of the university.
3. Manages and supports the development of 9 direct reports.
4. Oversees a collections budget of $9 million.
5. Monitors and evaluates trends and developments relevant to academic libraries in the areas of acquisitions, cataloging/metadata, collections management, electronic resources, open access, discovery, resource management, and archives.
6. Fosters an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork that enables library faculty and staff to contribute to the goals of the organization.
7. Actively participates and seeks out regional and national consortia collaborations to share and expand collections access. Examples include the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL), the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), the Carolina Consortium, the Program for Cooperative Cataloging, and HathiTrust.
8. Serves as a member of the Libraries’ Senior Leadership Team.
9. Represents the Dean and/or Libraries in their absence.

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.

•At least five years of management/supervisory experience in progressively responsible positions in an academic library.

•Work experience in at least one of the division’s four departments.

•Demonstrated experience developing and providing access to collections.

•Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

•Record of professional librarianship, research/scholarship, and service that would merit tenure at the Associate Librarian rank or higher.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

Leadership:

•Demonstrated skills in the following areas: personnel, budget, and project management.

•Evidence of competence in strategic planning and organizational development in a rapidly changing environment.

•Knowledge of R1 library collections and/or special collections and archives practices and trends.

•Experience with collections assessment and data-driven decision-making

.•Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork.

Additional Experience:

•Participation in consortia and collaborative collection development initiatives.

•Experience in effectively implementing new technologies.

•Experience with Ex Libris’ Alma Library Services Platform (LSP) and Primo VE discovery system.

•Second graduate or other advanced degree.

Type: Full time 

How to Apply: Applications will be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/93779. Through this website, applicants will be required to submit their vita, a cover letter, and three reference contacts. Applications received by October 13th will be assured full consideration. 

Salary: Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $95,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity. Libraries Diversity statement: Clemson University Libraries seeks to best serve our community through creating a welcoming environment in which diverse ideas and perspectives come together to achieve common goals. We are committed to the practice of inclusion as it is essential to the continued success not only of Clemson University but of the library and information science profession. We embrace Clemson’s core values of integrity, honesty, and respect, and add to those the ideals of compassion, dignity, and historical awareness so that Clemson Libraries’ staff, collections, spaces, and services inform the interest, information, and enlightenment of all who we serve.

Contact: Chris Vidas, Chair of Search Committee, [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 09/13/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian. Twelve-month, non-tenure-track Instructor of Library Science, University of South Carolina Aiken Library

Job Description: Responsibilities: Provide leadership in the management of all aspects of the life cycle of the University of South Carolina Aiken’s electronic resources, including but not limited to licensing, access, maintenance, collection development, and assessment of all electronic materials; participate actively in the Information Literacy Instruction and Library Liaison programs; provide reference services; plan and update relevant Library Research Guides; participate actively in library and campus planning and governance through committee service. This position works in close collaboration with the Library Collections Coordinator and the technology team. UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Masters of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program; experience in the use of traditional and Web-based library resources; strong commitment in public service and teamwork; ability to work collaboratively; excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; familiarity with information technology and its applications in an academic setting. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with electronic resources management and knowledge of and experience with reference, library instruction, and collection development; knowledge of assessment trends, knowledge of best practices in academic libraries; evidence of a solid commitment to remain current in library and information science.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The initial screening of applicants will begin September 25, 2021 and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/105107 and upload the following: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional or academic references. Questions may be directed to Natalia Bowdoin, Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected].

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Contact: Natalia Taylor Bowdoin, Chair of the Search Committee, [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/11/2021

Job Title: Library Support Supervisor

Job Description: Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff: conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to management.Supervises daily operations of assigned unit or department: ensures proper staffing to provide assistance and direction to library patrons; interprets/enforces library rules, policies, and procedures for assigned staff and patrons; maintains current knowledge of department activities; manages holds processes; and assists in planning, preparing, and implementing exhibits, programs, displays, and bibliographies as required. Provides customer service: assists library patrons in person, by telephone, with written correspondence, and through electronic mail; interprets and communicates library policies; provides general information; and addresses/resolves patron concerns and problems. Performs library accounting functions and manages budget accounts within assigned area: monitors expenditures for compliance with area budget; and prepares/maintains accounting/budgeting records. Searches computer databases and matches document or item information to computer information.Serves on committees and task forces, assists in drafting policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to various officials.Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation, including library fine funds and reports, time sheets, library card applications, and supply budget forms and reports; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including monthly statistical reports; purchase orders, applications, and performance appraisals; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records. Participates in the development of bibliographies, leaflets, catalogs, and other guides for library patrons. Assists with planning, preparing, and implementing programs and workshops related to computer technology and interpretation and usage of databases by the general public. Additional Functions:Performs other related duties as required.Performance Aptitudes:Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.Human Interaction: Requires the ability to act as lead person or crew leader, providing guidance to a work unit, coordinating activities, and reviewing work of the unit.Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria. It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics, disability or sexual orientation.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in business, administration, library science or a related field required; supplemented by three years of customer service or library related experience, including progressively responsible lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, andabilities for this job.Specific License or Certification Required: May be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license as required by position assignment.Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.EXAMINATION:The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed to be rated as qualified. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.All applications must be completed in full before they are submitted. Please review all applications for accuracy and make all corrections before submittal because errors can result in not meeting the minimum qualifications. Additional information will not be accepted after applications are received by the Personnel Department.Purpose of Classification:The purpose of this classification is to supervise administrative functions, circulation services and daily operations of an assigned unit or department of the Library System. Responsibilities include supervising and training assigned staff; assisting with planning and presenting public programs; assisting in reviewing, selecting, and ordering books; and recommending policy and procedure changes. This classification is distinguished from Library Associate in that this class exercises full supervisory authority and oversees the work of assigned staff on a daily basis, whereas the latter does not supervise assigned staff but may provide lead direction as required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3227789/library-support-supervisor

Salary: $42,507.00 - $63,761.00

Contact: Fulton County141 Pryor StreetSuite 3030Atlanta, GA 30303


 Submission Date: 09/10/2021

Job Title: Community Engagement and Outreach Manager

Job Description: Pender County Library is seeking an innovative professional dedicated to building relationships with and developing library services for underserved communities throughout Pender County.The Community Engagement and Outreach Manager will be based at the Main Library in Burgaw but will serve communities throughout the county and will occasionally work at the Hampstead Branch Library. This position will collaborate with staff at both locations to plan and coordinate off-site programs and services. This position will supervise the Early Literacy Outreach program team and will work under the supervision of the Library Director.The deadline to apply is Sunday, October 10 at 11:59 pm.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. We're seeking someone with experience in community engagement, serving diverse populations and underserved populations, giving presentations, and organizing events or programs. Experience with libraries is helpful but not mandatory. Familiarity with grant processes and proficiency in Spanish are preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information, and to apply, visit:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pendercountync/jobs/3165964/community-engagement-and-outreach-manager

Salary: $47,963.54

Contact: Contact: Allen Phillips-Bell, Library [email protected]


 Submission Date: 09/10/2021

Job Title: LIBRARY SUPPORT SUPERVISOR

Job Description: Purpose of Classification:The purpose of this classification is to supervise administrative functions, circulation services and daily operations of an assigned unit or department of the Library System. Responsibilities include supervising and training assigned staff; assisting with planning and presenting public programs; assisting in reviewing, selecting, and ordering books; and recommending policy and procedure changes. This classification is distinguished from Library Associate in that this class exercises full supervisory authority and oversees the work of assigned staff on a daily basis, whereas the latter does not supervise assigned staff but may provide lead direction as required.Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff: conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to management.Supervises daily operations of assigned unit or department: ensures proper staffing to provide assistance and direction to library patrons; interprets/enforces library rules, policies, and procedures for assigned staff and patrons; maintains current knowledge of department activities; manages holds processes; and assists in planning, preparing, and implementing exhibits, programs, displays, and bibliographies as required. Provides customer service: assists library patrons in person, by telephone, with written correspondence, and through electronic mail; interprets and communicates library policies; provides general information; and addresses/resolves patron concerns and problems. Performs library accounting functions and manages budget accounts within assigned area: monitors expenditures for compliance with area budget; and prepares/maintains accounting/budgeting records. Searches computer databases and matches document or item information to computer information. Serves on committees and task forces, assists in drafting policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to various officials.Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation, including library fine funds and reports, time sheets, library card applications, and supply budget forms and reports; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including monthly statistical reports; purchase orders, applications, and performance appraisals; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records. Participates in the development of bibliographies, leaflets, catalogs, and other guides for library patrons. Assists with planning, preparing, and implementing programs and workshops related to computer technology and interpretation and usage of databases by the general public. Additional Functions:Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in business, administration, library science or a related field required; supplemented by three years of customer service or library related experience, including progressively responsible lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, andabilities for this job.Specific License or Certification Required: May be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license as required by position assignment.Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.EXAMINATION:The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed to be rated as qualified. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.All applications must be completed in full before they are submitted. Please review all applications for accuracy and make all corrections before submittal because errors can result in not meeting the minimum qualifications. Additional information will not be accepted after applications are received by the Personnel Department.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3227789/library-support-supervisor?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $42,507.00 - $63,761.00

Contact: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3227789/library-support-supervisor?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


 Submission Date: 09/10/2021

Job Title: Outreach Librarian

Job Description: The Outreach Librarian works with the Community Engagement Manager to develop and implement a comprehensive and innovative community outreach plan targeting individuals, private businesses, schools and other organizations. Administers organizational programs aimed at addressing the needs of the surrounding area. Engages with patrons and community members to ensure delivery of library services and programs. Drives and operates the library’s bookmobile, sprinter van, and other vehicles.

Qualifications: Requires a master’s degree in Library and Information Science and three to five years of relevant library experience. Position requires an upbeat and enthusiastic approach to customer service. Must be adept at presenting information in a variety of settings including small and large groups. Ability to effectively engage with all ages is essential. Experience with computers and digital technology is important and proficiency with Word, Excel and Evergreen ILS is preferred. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are available at any York County Library or online at www.yclibrary.org. Resumes are required, and will not be accepted in lieu of a York County Library employment application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.The completed application along with the accompanying resume may be hand delivered or mailed to Dina Grant, Community Engagement Manager, York County Library, 138 East Black Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Salary: $19.65 an hour, 40 hours per week

Contact: Dina Grant, [email protected]


 Submission Date: 09/09/2021

Job Title: Student Outreach and Sponsored Programs Librarian

Job Description: The Kennesaw State University Library System in Kennesaw, GA is excited to accept applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure-track Librarian Assistant Professor position with the desired start date of January 1, 2022. Library students graduating in December 2021 are eligible to apply. Salary and rank firm.The Student Outreach and Sponsored Programs Librarian will be the point of contact for the development, planning, implementation, and assessment of a diverse range of outreach programs and sponsored activities that promote academic success and lifelong learning targeted to the students, faculty, and staff of KSU and the wider community. To guarantee consideration, full and complete applications must be received by October 25, 2021.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Find more information, including how to apply, at https://library.kennesaw.edu/ksulibraryjobs.php

Salary: $47,476 annually

Contact: Marie Day or Manda Sexton, Search Committee Co-Chairs


 Submission Date: 09/09/2021

Job Title: Librarian II, Teen Librarian

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-025Posting Date: Friday, September 3, 2021Application Deadline: Monday, September 20, 2021Position: Librarian II, Teen Librarian (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Youth Services, Hughes Main Library Salary: $43,797 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: October 2021Schedule: Mon. - Fri. 8:30a-5:00p. Some evenings to accommodate late afternoon/evening programs. Every 5-6 weeks, this position works one weekend day, either Sat. 8:30a-6:00p OR Sun. 1:30p-6:00p. (When working a weekend day, the employee is off Friday before or another day during the week.) FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Youth Services (YS) Manager, this position is responsible for providing quality collection development, programs for youth, reader’s advisory, reference and circulation services throughout the Library System.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including general knowledge of the major fields of learning. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and library staff. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to provide adequate instruction and directions to subordinates/co-workers. Strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Ability to organize and maintain complex filing systems. Knowledge of business arithmetic. Ability to work under frequently stressful conditions and meet required deadlines. Ability to recognize and correct errors. Ability to perform routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. Ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail. Good personal computing skills, including effective use of word processing and spreadsheet programs, various Internet browsers and email. Skilled in the operation and care of computer equipment and barcode equipment. Ability to learn on-line computer functions. Customer service oriented. Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-oriented information in oral, written and electronic forms. Knowledge of youth developmental stages. Knowledge of children’s and young adult literature and child development. Ability to plan and execute engaging, age appropriate programs for youth. Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSUse of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement required. Valid S.C. driver’s license required.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEMaster’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is required, with an undergraduate degree in Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with tweens and teens in a library or formal learning environment. Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift and carry up to 40 pounds for a distance of 300 feet•push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to touch, handle or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements 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).•Prepares and presents tween/teen programs for the System. (E)•Considers program appeal, viability, budget, and safety when planning programs/events. (E)•Provides set-up and clean-up for tween/teen programming which has been initiated and/or planned by the Teen Librarian or YS Manager. (E)•Collects statistics for, assesses, and evaluates programs presented. (E)•Gives tours as needed at Main Library. (E)•Presents database overviews and other trainings to school groups in the Training Lab or at schools. (E)•Collaborates with YS and/or branch staff to develop, promote, and facilitate tween/teen programs (E).•Reviews, evaluates, and responds to teen program proposals from branch staff. (E)•Reviews, evaluates, and responds to program requests from outside sources in conjunction with the Youth Services Manager. (E)•Organizes and oversees the Teen Programming Roundtable. (E)•Provides branch staff interested in presenting teen programs with budget/supply and program approval procedures in addition to staff experience guidelines. (E)•Provides supervision of Teen Programming Assistant regarding the scheduling, coordination, planning, and presentation of programs. (E)•Submits to the YS Manager, in a timely, accurate manner tween/teen programming/events to be featured in print, social media, and/or the library website. (E)•You proof information carefully and by the stated deadline. (E)•Recommends policy and develops procedures related to tween/teen programming. (E)•Represents the Library System in developing and maintaining partnerships and other collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for teens. (E)•Maintains youth materials collections in assigned branches. (E)•Reviews, evaluates, and selects new books and other youth materials from professional journals and/or online resources. Assists in evaluation of youth materials that are subject to patron request for reconsideration or that otherwise require reevaluation. (E)•Works the public service desk in the Children’s Area and/or branches as assigned. (E)•Provides readers’ advisory and reference services to children, teens and adults serving children. (E)•Assists in the development of booklists, brochures, pamphlets, web pages, and social media pertaining to youth services and programs as assigned. (E)•Guides patrons of any age in the use of print and non-print resources, databases, and internet usage. (E)•Promotes awareness and encourages usage of public library resources and services to schools and other agencies by attending PTA/PTO meetings, career fairs, and other youth-oriented organizations’ meetings and activities. (E)•Participates in YS and YS Collection Development meetings. Serves on other Library committees as assigned. (E)•Answers questions on library operations, policies, and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E) •Stays abreast of developments in the field by reading current professional literature; attending local and state professional organizations’ meetings; and attending classes, workshops, seminars and programs dealing with youth services. (E)•Understands Library System policies and Code of Conduct and equitably enforces them. (E)•Prepares monthly reports, timesheets, statistical information, and other documents for administrative use. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service. (E)•Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is required, with an undergraduate degree in Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with tweens and teens in a library or formal learning environment. Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $43,797 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


 Submission Date: 09/09/2021

Job Title: Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services

Job Description: Reporting to the Interim Executive Director of Libraries and Media Centers, the Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services will work with faculty and staff to supervise, develop and facilitate information literacy instruction and a full spectrum for research services. The successful candidate will coordinate the operations of the Multimedia Learning Commons, supervise four FTE Library Faculty and one Library Assistant 3 (FT) and one Library Assistant 3 (PT). This position will lead the department in providing effective instruction for all class levels, supervise the embedded librarian program, and encourage the implementation of innovative technologies to expand services. The position should be available to work evening and weekend instructional and reference duties both remotely and in person. As a member of the library’s leadership team, the Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services provides vision for the advancements in the department efforts to service the university community. This position is a liaison to 2-3 academic departments. It is a 12-month position with faculty status. Skills required for this position:• The ability to develop learning outcomes for library instruction and experience with conducting user assessment and evaluation• Demonstrated ability to supervise the delivery of on ground and remote library services•Ability to implement and manage current technologies in reference and instructional services• Supervisory experience for a department or unit; preferably with librarians with faculty rank and on tenure track; experience with personnel evaluations.• Familiarity with ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other departments on campus;• Demonstrated ability to set priorities, to organize, and implement new initiatives•Other duties as assigned that will support the operational and strategic success of the library•Serve on library, faculty, and university-wide committees.

Qualifications: Minimum Education Experience: Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution; Five to ten years of current managerial library reference and instructional experience; skilled in collection development and management of liaison duties;Preferred: Second masters or doctorate; Credentials for the rank of Associate Professor, which includes a substantial record of publication and presentations; Experience with course management systems; Experience with embedded librarian programs;

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: pa220.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=57053

Salary: Starting salary: $70,000+

Contact: Glenda Alvin Interim Executive Director of Libraries and Media Centers [email protected]


 Submission Date: 09/06/2021

Job Title: Digital and Preservation Archivist

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Digital and Preservation Archivist. The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in digital archiving and electronic records management, as well as digital preservation for the Special Collections and Archives. The unit is comprised of the Manuscript Collections, University Archives, Records Management, and Rare Books. The Special Collections and Archives, distinguished for its strong collections in university history, agriculture, and textile history, is part of the Clemson University Libraries. 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 Special Collections and Archives. Responsibilities of the role include managing the digital conversion and online delivery of born-digital and digitized archival collections in collaboration with appropriate library partners, developing and implementing policies, standards, and procedures for the management of the digital content within the Special Collections and Archives, and integrating proper digital forensic tools to help ensure authentic and appropriately protected archival materials. The incumbent will also manage the conversion of analog formats and audiovisual materials and Coordinates with Records Management on the training of electronic records management and preservation.

Qualifications: The required qualifications for the role include an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship; or an SAA-accredited graduate degree in archives administration or records management; or a relevant, accredited graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, two years’ experience with digital preservation in some aspect of archives, special collections, or records repository, and demonstrated knowledge of digital archives and emerging digital curation practices. The incumbent should also demonstrate knowledge of national preservation standards and have the ability to learn new technologies and standards. The ideal candidate will have experience in an academic or research library, experience with digital preservation tools such as Preservica, Bitcurator, or Archive-It, and experience working with archival collections, research, and outreach in a digital environment. The ideal candidate will also have a SAA Digital Archives Specialist certificate.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit their CV, cover letter, and names and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/93785 .The deadline for full consideration is October 1, 2021.

Salary: Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $61,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Contact: James E. Cross, Chair of Search Committee, [email protected]


 Submission Date: 09/03/2021

Job Title: Children's Librarian

Job Description: Children’s and Youth Services LibrarianFull time position for an energetic, creative, and highly motivated individual. Located by Lake Marion in the heart of South Carolina, the Harvin Clarendon County Library in Manning, SC serves a population of 31,000. Convenient to Columbia, Charleston, Sumter, and Florence – Clarendon County is a county with an active and vibrant community. The system currently operates with one facility and a bookmobile and, as a member of SCLENDS, has access to over 3 million items. Ideal candidate is one who has an enthusiasm for service to children, their families, and educators and the energy level necessary to provide services both in the library and through community outreach. Great position for a librarian seeking flexibility and community support, as well as opportunities for professional collaboration and continuing education, to implement innovative programs and services that will enhance the lives of the children and young adults in Clarendon County. Candidate must also be able to serve as the manager responsible for library operations in the occasional absence of the Director. Hiring Salary Range: $40,000 to $45,000 dependent upon experience/qualifications. Benefits package including health, sick leave, vacation time, and participation in SC Retirement System.General Position DescriptionUnder the general direction of the Library Director, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of services to children and is responsible for the maintenance of both the children’s collection. This position also assists with general circulation duties at the library in Manning and serves as the manager responsible for library operations in the Director's absence.Essential TasksThe tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work, knowledge, skills, and abilities as necessary.Plan and implement children’s programs, including storytime, outreach visits to schools and daycares, library tours, and summer reading activities.Serve as library liaison to community groups pertaining to children and literacy including Clarendon County First Steps and Save the Children. Develop and maintain contacts/relationships with childcare and after school programs or facilities in Clarendon County. Also recommend mobile library stops to childcare/after school facilities and evaluate effectiveness of these scheduled stops. Create promotional materials including fliers and booklists as they pertain to outreach and children’s services as well as monitor and update youth services related content for the library website and library social media account(s).Serve as manager of the library facility in the Director's absence. Managerial duties in the Director's absence primarily include handling customer service concerns, reporting any facility related repairs needed, and monitoring staff schedules. Perform general circulation duties including, but not limited to, checking items in and out, registering patrons, placing holds, collecting fines and fees, assisting with copier, print, and fax services.Perform general reference and reader’s advisory assistance.Shelve children’s materials and monitor the order and appearance of the children's area – maintaining a colorful, stimulating, and user-friendly environment.Assist patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library including card catalog, eBooks, databases, and Internet access computers.Assist co-workers with duties as requiredAttend continuing education classes, meetings and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills.EOE and ADA ComplianceThe Harvin Clarendon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the Library to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesMust enjoy working with a diverse population and have a particular interest in working with children and students.Must have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and be able to interpret child resources and services to the community.Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and represent the library in a wide variety of situations.Must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Proficiency in the use of a computer, especially with regards to web based programs, Microsoft Office, and library-related software is required.Must have the ability to reach, bend, grasp, stoop, stand for long periods of time, and be able to maneuver up to 50 pounds of library materials.Work a fixed flexible full time schedule that includes some evenings and Saturdays.Education, Experience, and TrainingA Masters in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program is required. A minimum of two-years experience working in an educational, childcare, or library setting is required. Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license and safe driving record and clear/passing Criminal Background Check.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send a resume and letter of interest to the Library Director. May be sent by e-mail to [email protected] or by mail to the library at 215 N Brooks Street – Manning, SC 29102. For full position job description, visit the Vacancies section at www.clarendoncountylibrary.com

Salary: 40,000 - 45,000

Contact: Charlotte Johnston [email protected]


 Submission Date: 09/03/2021

Job Title: Continuing Education Consultant

Job Description: WHO WE ARE:The South Carolina State Library (SCSL) serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment. We develop, support, and sustain a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger.If you are looking for an organization that offers:•a collaborative and inclusive work environment•an excellent work culture•paid professional memberships•professional development and learning opportunities for staff•tuition assistance•an opportunity to work with professionals that are passionate about delivering exceptional results and advancing the mission and vision of their organizationThen South Carolina State Library is the organization for you!We have a great career opportunity available for a Continuing Education Consultant in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. Under limited supervision of the Director of Library Development, serves as a Public Library Consultant specializing in the area of continuing education (CE) for public library staff. The Consultant works independently and as a cooperative member of the Library Development Services team. WHAT WE BELIEVE:We outwardly demonstrate who we are as an organization through our values. Our people are our greatest resource and our values drive our people.•Communication: We believe communication in every direction and through multiple methods is essential to doing our work at the highest level. As an information organization, we use a transparent process for decision making which encourages creativity and fosters collaboration among staff and our community.•Flexibility: An agile organization is one that can change course to provide better services. We define our organization in this way and pride ourselves in being good stewards of all resources.•Community Driven: Our community is the state. Our value is demonstrated in what we are able to give back as public servants. We believe that by remaining open to our community’s needs, we can personalize experiences for individuals and groups.•Inclusivity: We strive to expand opportunities to better connect with others and break down barriers. Integrity, respect, and equality guide our performance and we are committed to hiring staff that reflect our community.•Professionalism: Our staff model professionalism by providing a welcoming environment, excellent customer service, valuing diversity, and supporting multiple methods of service delivery. A well-trained and knowledgeable staff is our greatest asset.Major Responsibilities:•Create a statewide CE program for public library staff, with the goal of improving the skills for staff at all levels thereby raising the quality of library services•Offer a variety of training in order to develop staff to meet the informational needs of South Carolinians. •Work with internal and external content providers to plan learning events. Develop effective delivery models, schedule and facilitate these events, and coordinate promotional efforts.•Consult with public library directors and supervisors via email, telephone, and site visits about CE issues and opportunities for staff. •Develop content and execute trainings in person and in electronic formats for defined audiences.•Prepare public library staff to become peer trainers. Cultivate a community of peer trainers in SC libraries through regular meetings and communications.•Collect, analyze and report data on CE efforts and trainings for the public in libraries statewide. •Regularly evaluate the effectiveness of the State Library’s CE efforts. Encourage and assist in the evaluation of libraries’ staff and public training efforts.•Support the elements of all agency projects that are related to library staff skill-building and knowledge acquisition. •Maintain a budget for continuing education and professional development within the Library Development budget and work with the Grants Administrator on grants for professional development in the library community•Serve as SCSL’s liaison to CE initiatives, forums and professional groups; represent the State Library at state and national gatherings.•Assist with the effort of updating Public Library standards•Assist with the implementation of learning events including registration, payments, and logistics of trainings•Coordinate the Certification process for public library staff including the review and issuance of State Library professional certifications.Need more reasons to apply?SCSL is committed to providing our employees with a collaborative and inclusive work environment that provides challenging work, personal and professional growth, and a work/life balance. In addition to all the great perks we’ve already shared, we also offer:•Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, and more•15 days of annual leave per year•15 days of sick leave per year•13 paid holidays•Team Building Activities – We believe in growing togetherDon’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level! Apply today. As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A masters’ degree in library science from an ALA accredited college or university and appropriate professional library experience.Preferred Qualifications:•Four (4) years of responsibilities in public libraries demonstrating increasing responsibility•Two years (2) specifically related to continuing education for public library staff.•Demonstrated understanding of the principles of learning theory and instructional design.•Specific knowledge of the principles and practices of continuing education in a library setting. •Knowledge of contemporary public library services, collections, operations. •Knowledge of typical library issues and problems, especially those related to staff skills and CE efforts. •Current knowledge of programs, curricula, and resources available to perform assigned tasks. •General knowledge of principles and practices of public library consulting. •Ability to develop, plan, schedule and implement services that meet the goals of the position. •Excellent public speaking skills with the ability to conduct trainings to audiences large and small•Superior writing skills for audiences of all levels•Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3205447/continuing-education-consultant?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $41,777 - $59,537

Contact: South Carolina State Library1500 Senate StreetColumbia, SC 29201 Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


 Submission Date: 09/03/2021

Job Title: Library Services Specialist

Job Description: WHO WE ARE:The South Carolina State Library (SCSL) serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment. We develop, support, and sustain a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger.If you are looking for an organization that offers:•a collaborative and inclusive work environment•an excellent work culture•paid professional memberships•professional development and learning opportunities for staff•tuition assistance•an opportunity to work with professionals that are passionate about delivering exceptional results and advancing the mission and vision of their organizationThen South Carolina State Library is the organization for you!We have a great career opportunity available for a Library Services Specialist in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. The primary roles of the Library Services Specialist are providing excellent customer service to patrons, staff the Information Desk daily, and effectively communicate information about library materials, services, programming and resources. This position requires regular interaction with patrons of diverse backgrounds, outstanding communication skills, and comfort with serving as the primary contact for library patrons.WHAT WE BELIEVE:We outwardly demonstrate who we are as an organization through our values. Our people are our greatest resource and our values drive our people.•Communication: We believe communication in every direction and through multiple methods is essential to doing our work at the highest level. As an information organization, we use a transparent process for decision making which encourages creativity and fosters collaboration among staff and our community.•Flexibility: An agile organization is one that can change course to provide better services. We define our organization in this way and pride ourselves in being good stewards of all resources.•Community Driven: Our community is the state. Our value is demonstrated in what we are able to give back as public servants. We believe that by remaining open to our community’s needs, we can personalize experiences for individuals and groups.•Inclusivity: We strive to expand opportunities to better connect with others and break down barriers. Integrity, respect, and equality guide our performance and we are committed to hiring staff that reflect our community.•Professionalism: Our staff model professionalism by providing a welcoming environment, excellent customer service, valuing diversity, and supporting multiple methods of service delivery. A well-trained and knowledgeable staff is our greatest asset.Major Responsibilities:•Staff Information Desk, welcoming and guiding library visitors.•Assist patrons with circulation of library materials.•Prepare, receive, and process daily interconsortial library deliveries via courier.•Provide support for daily operations of public services.•Provide logistical support for public programming and exhibits.•Reshelve returned library materials and perform stack maintenance. •Order, receive, and process new library materials. •Perform other duties as required.Need more reasons to apply?SCSL is committed to providing our employees with a collaborative and inclusive work environment that provides challenging work, personal and professional growth, and a work/life balance. In addition to all the great perks we’ve already shared, we also offer:•Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, and more•15 days of annual leave per year•15 days of sick leave per year•13 paid holidays•Team Building Activities – We believe in growing togetherDon’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level! Apply today. As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A high school diploma and relevant library experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for work experience.Preferred Qualifications:•2 years of public service experience in a library.•A working knowledge of computer applications for library services. •Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, oral, written and communication skills.•Ability to organize time effectively to manage a variety of projects simultaneously.•Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3219939/library-services-specialist?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $28,215 - $35,000

Contact: South Carolina State Library1500 Senate StreetColumbia, SC 29201 Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


 Submission Date: 08/31/2021

Job Title: Assistant Director of Libraries

Job Description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Under minimal supervision, assists in the operation of the Horry County Library System. Directs and evaluates Branch Managers and coordinates the following functions: personnel, fund raising, policies, budget and delivery of services. Monitors and evaluates the existing services and develops plans for improvements and future needs. Supervises, reviews and plans the department tasks and activities of staff in order to ensure the proper administration and provision of services to library patrons. Provides evaluation and input into the development of goals and procedures. Provides narrative and statistical reports as needed. Develops and delivers staff development training, and presentations to promote library services. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1.Assists in the management of the County Library system, including delivery of services, library building maintenance and the hiring and supervision of staff.2.Plans, organizes, and coordinates staff tasks and activities.3.Responsible for the procedure and administration of library services.4.Provides input for the development and implementation of policies and procedures, as well as analysis to improve standards and systems regarding the operation of facilities and programs.5.Assists in the oversight of acquisition and maintenance of Library collection materials.6.Plans, coordinates and oversees implementation of Library programs and events, including outreach and services delivered at County facilities. 7.Assists in the provision of services through Outreach programs, such as the bookmobile, or branch points as necessary.8.Supervises implementation of standards and policies for use of library facilities by public or community groups.9.Coordinates the maintenance of library buildings, facilities and equipment as needed.10.Assists in the supervision of Librarians and Branch Managers, including instructing, coaching, assigning, and evaluating work and performance. 11.Develops and delivers presentations for the public to promote library services. 12.Assists in planning and implementation of staff training programs. 13.Oversees selection, review and evaluation of other Department staff. Establishes performance standards. Directs and supervises duties of staff. Maintains standards and coordinates staff activities. Addresses employee problems, complaints, disciplines and discharges. 14.Assists in the delivery and preparation of fund raising programs for the library system.15.Assists the Director of the Library in all facets of the operation of the library system as necessary and appropriate.16.Maintains updated knowledge as to all pertinent laws, regulations and standards concerning and affecting Library procedure and operation.17.Oversees compliance of department with standards and policies established by the County and various regulatory agencies.18.Acts as Director of Library in absence of Director.

Qualifications: MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Requires Master’s Degree in Library Science and South Carolina Professional Librarian Certificate. Minimum of five (5) years library experience, with two (2) years at a supervisory level, or equivalent combination of experience and training.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.horrycounty.org/Employment

Salary: $60,265 to $90,397


 Submission Date: 08/30/2021

Job Title: Coordinator for Research and Instructional Services

Job Description: JOB DESCRIPTIONCoordinator for Research and Instruction ServicesJob Duties:Reporting to the Interim Executive Director of Libraries and Media Centers, the Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services will work with faculty and staff to supervise, develop and facilitate information literacy instruction and a full spectrum for research services. The successful candidate will coordinate the operations of the Multimedia Learning Commons, supervise four FTE Library Faculty and one Library Assistant 3 (FT) and one Library Assistant 3 (PT). This position will lead the department in providing effective instruction for all class levels, supervise the embedded librarian program, and encourage the implementation of innovative technologies to expand services. The position should be available to work evening and weekend instructional and reference duties both remotely and in person. As a member of the library’s leadership team, the Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services provides vision for the advancements in the department efforts to service the university community. This position is a liaison to 2-3 academic departments. It is a 12-month position with faculty status. Skills required for this position:• The ability to develop learning outcomes for library instruction and experience with conducting user assessment and evaluation• Demonstrated ability to supervise the delivery of on ground and remote library services•Ability to implement and manage current technologies in reference and instructional services• Supervisory experience for a department or unit; preferably with librarians with faculty rank and on tenure track; experience with personnel evaluations.• Familiarity with ACRL Framework for Library Literacy Instruction• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other departments on campus;• Demonstrated ability to set priorities, to organize, and implement new initiatives•Other duties as assigned that will support the operational and strategic success of the library•Serve on library, faculty, and university-wide committees.

Qualifications: Minimum Education Experience: Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution; Five to ten years of current managerial library reference and instructional experience; skilled in collection development and management of liaison duties;Preferred: Second masters or doctorate; Credentials for the rank of Associate Professor, which includes a substantial record of publication and presentations; Experience with course management systems; Experience with embedded librarian programs; Closes 9/8/2021

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: pa220.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=57053

Salary: Starting salary: $70,000

Contact: Glenda Alvin Interim Executive Director of Libraries and Media Centers


 Submission Date: 08/25/2021

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Technical Services/Cataloging

Job Description: Posting Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021Application Deadline: Thursday, September 9, 2021Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Technical Services/Cataloging, Hughes Main Library.Salary: $41,829 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: September 2021Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South CarolinaSchedule: Mon. – Fri. 8:30a-5:00p. Works 37.5 hours per week. FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Cataloging/Processing Supervisor, performs original and copy cataloging and classification of a variety of formats. Participates in the maintenance of the library system’s catalog. Utilizes a variety of computer software programs in performance of these duties. Resolves cataloging and classification issues system wide. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E).•Performs original and complex copy cataloging of a variety of formats including fiction and nonfiction books, compact discs, recorded books, DVDs, maps, Playaways, eBooks, and other eContent. (E)•Applies principles of the MARC record format as well as AACR2 and RDA cataloging standards to edit bibliographic records in the library system’s catalog. (E)•Uses Dewey Decimal Classification schedules and WebDewey to check the existing classification number in records for accuracy according to current usage and for compatibility with the library system’s collection to ensure consistent classification. Corrects or constructs classification numbers based on analysis of subject content when necessary. (E)•Adds local data to each record as well as subject headings to ensure accessibility. (E)•Searches OCLC authority file and transfers appropriate author and subject authority records into library system’s catalog when needed. Creates local authority records when necessary. (E)•Corrects any errors found in local database, or refers corrections to supervisor. (E) •Assists in planning, evaluating procedures, and defining goals for the Cataloging section.•Reviews memos and e-mail to keep informed of changes in procedures, policies, and personnel. (E)•Runs reports specific to cataloging to globally update records to reflect current standards and practices, and to revise authority records. (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)•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.) Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with library staff. Ability to work in a team environment. Good problem solving skills. Ability to use the Dewey Decimal System. Knowledge of business arithmetic. Ability to work under frequently stressful conditions and meet required deadlines. Ability to recognize and correct errors. Ability to perform routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. Ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail. Basic computer skills, including effective use of various Internet browsers and email. Ability to learn on-line computer functions. Knowledge of the principles and practices of cataloging and classifying library materials through the use of standard MARC record formats, AACR2 and RDA rules for descriptive cataloging, and DDC tables for classification. Ability to use good judgment in following established procedures that require acute attention to detail. Ability to search OCLC for bibliographic and authority records. Ability to produce neat and accurate work.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEMaster’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. Previous cataloging experience preferred. Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•frequently lift and carry up to 35 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to touch, handle, or feel

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,829 per year, plus benefits

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


 Submission Date: 08/24/2021

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: The Allendale-Hampton-Jasper Regional Library Board welcomes applications from dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for a director to lead the continuing development of library services in a South Carolina three-county rural library system. The director will be responsible for budget planning and management, library policies, operations, and staff leadership. The position reports to the Regional Board.AHJ Regional Library includes three county headquarters sites, two additional branch libraries, and a Bookmobile. The annual budget is approximately $697,000 with 21 FTE. The regional library system has approximately 16,000 card-holding patrons, nearly one third of the combined local population, and is a member of SCLENDS, a South Carolina library consortium that circulates about 50,000 items annually.AHJ Regional Library serves the three beautiful Low Country counties of Allendale, Hampton, and Jasper. The area stretches along the Savannah River between North Augusta, SC and Savannah, GA. This quiet rural area depends heavily on its public libraries for internet access, books, and information. Several library facilities have been constructed or renovated recently. For more information, visit the library website: www.ahjlibrary.org

Qualifications: Candidates must have an MLS from an ALA accredited program.Five years of increasing responsibility are preferred in managing or supporting library service, which must include administrative, budgeting, planning, and supervisory responsibility.Competitive candidates will have a strong philosophy of customer service, effective communication and public relations skills, and the ability to build consensus among library stakeholders.Experience in overseeing building projects and successful grant-seeking are preferred.

Type:

How to Apply: Applications may be obtained on the library website at www.ahjlibrary.org or by emailing [email protected]

Salary: 58,000-63,000

Contact: Elaine Kreiling, Director of Search Committee: 585-259-2787


 Submission Date: 08/23/2021

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Simpsonville Branch

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-022Posting Date: Monday, August 23, 2021Application Deadline: Monday, August 30, 2021Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Simpsonville BranchSalary: $41,829 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: September 2021Location: Hendricks Branch Library, 626 NE Main Street, Simpsonville, South CarolinaSchedule: Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 8:30a–5:00p; Wed. 2:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p. Works a rotation of every 4th Sat. 8:30a-6:00p. (Off the Fri. before working on Sat.)FUNCTIONEmployees 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.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 & EXPERIENCERequired: •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 environmentPreferred: •Supervisory or leadership experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate Library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •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: •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 environmentPreferred: •Supervisory or leadership experience

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,829 per year, plus benefits

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


 Submission Date: 08/20/2021

Job Title: ACQUISITIONS AND COLLECTION MANAGER

Job Description: Serves as head of the Acquisitions and Collection Development Department within LCATS (Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services); Under general direction of the Associate Director, LCATS, the Acquisitions and Collection Manager is responsible for the selection and acquisition of library materials in all formats, including firm orders and subscriptions and for the supervision of both the Acquisitions and the Collection Development teams to ensure an efficient and ongoing workflow. Cultivates and maintains vendor relationships, evaluating terms of service. Monitors materials budget expenditures by selection area and issues regular budget updates to the collection development librarians. Maintains acquisitions data and statistics. Coordinates the collection maintenance for CCPL, guiding the collection development team’s work.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB•Supervises the selection and ordering of all library materials, which includes firm orders and standing orders for materials in print, audiovisual and electronic formats. Maintains order records for audit trail.•Tracks materials budget expenditures and reports anticipated budget needs to Associate Director, LCATS and the collection development team.•Interprets collection reports (e.g., circulation, dead item reports, grubby lists, collection turnover rates, holds ratios), generated by the ILS Manager; Disseminates reports to collection development team, with direction for ongoing and acute collection maintenance.•Participates in interdepartmental collaboration, and committee service in the system and in the community, as needed. •In collaboration with the Access & Discovery Manager and with the approval of the Associate Director, LCATS, makes updates and/or improvements to department procedures.•Collects annual usage and collection age statistics to guide the work of the collection development team.•Meets with vendor representatives to review products, services, and give feedback. •Coordinates and approves collaboration between collection development team and current or prospective vendors.•Monitors compliance with contract terms and specifications. Evaluates the performance of external contractors/vendors.•Coordinates, evaluates, and advises electronic resources management. Chairs the Electronic Resources Evaluation Team, an advisory committee that reports to the Associate Director, LCATS.•Under the direction of the Associate Director, LCATS, reviews and renews vendor contracts annually.•Analyzes collection needs to direct the collection development team in redistributing the collection among branches.•Directs weeding schedules, special weeding projects, and staff training.•Supervises the Acquisitions workflow of materials; Guidance includes quality control of processed materials, originating from LCATS and vendors.•Works with Access & Discovery Manager and external departments (e.g., IT, Communications, etc.) to maintain catalog consistency and accuracy, as well as database access to ensure a positive user experience with the website and the OPAC.•Works regularly with other CCPL departments (e.g., Finance, Logistics, AMH, Programming, Outreach, Communications, IT, Facilities, etc.) as part of ongoing interdepartmental workflows, as well as special project collaboration.•Maintains a safe and clean work environment.SUPERVISORY/BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES•Supervises staff of 6 FTE to include: prioritizing and assigning work; providing regular feedback and conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures. Tracks materials budget expenditures and report anticipated budget needs to the Associate Director, LCATS and to the collection development team.

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLSThorough knowledge of goals and services of the Charleston County Public Library and its initiatives; strong customer service skills for dealing with staff, patrons, and vendors; ability to communicate pleasantly and effectively with the general public and library staff verbally and in writing; ability to understand and follow directions; ability to manage and coordinate tasks; skilled in delegating and prioritizing work; skilled in leading and motivating project teams; experience and ability to work in cross-organizational collaboration; knowledge of collection development principles and practices; knowledge of trends related to digital acquisitions, such as databases, eBooks, downloadable collections; knowledge of print and on-line reference sources; knowledge of fund accounting and library budgeting practices; strong basic mathematical skills; skilled in preparing clear and concise reports; experience with vendor negotiations and licensing agreements; skilled in troubleshooting problems and insuring a high level of service and support from vendors; and general knowledge of cataloging practices.REQUIREMENTSALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree and three (3) years post MLS/MLIS experience to include two (2) years supervisory. Prefer public library experience. Minimum of two years in the areas of collection development and/or acquisitions of material in a library. Management of collection development team and/or management of an acquisitions team/workflow in a public library strongly preferred. Project management or project coordination experience strongly preferred. Experience with selection and/or management of an Opening Day Collection (ODC) project strongly preferred. Must be highly skilled in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel. Experience with SirsiDynix is preferred. Experience using an ILS acquisitions module for ordering, receiving, and invoice approval preferred. Experience with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) ordering strongly preferred. Experience with Sirsi BlueCloud Analytics a plus. Experience using R to manage data a plus. Demonstrated ability to learn and use new methods and technical advances. Familiarity with RFID technology a plus. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgment when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Ability to bend, reach, shelve and shift material, and pack/unpack boxes and bins. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application. Please be sure to fully complete the application and upload your resume and cover letter, when prompted.

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $52,582.40 - $59,217.60 annually depending on qualifications.

Contact: Human Resources


 Submission Date: 08/20/2021

Job Title: County Branch Manager

Job Description: Start Date: November 1, 2021 Location: Pickens County Library | 100 Library Lane Pickens, GA 30143Temporary Location: Pickens County Library Grab & Go | 339 W Church St, Jasper, GA 30143Salary & Benefits:$49,000 - $51,000; salary is based on qualifications and experience.Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave & Holidays. State Health Benefit Plan, Flexible Benefits and Teacher Retirement System. Schedule:Full-Time, 40 hours per week. Typical work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8 hours a day, but will include nights and weekends.Responsibilities: 1. Supervise and coordinate the activities of employees including determining work procedures, work schedules and maintaining leave requests; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing work; recommending personnel actions; conducting progress reviews; and conducting departmental training and orientation.2. Oversee all daily operations of the library branch, including programs, financial operations, bank deposits, submission of supply orders and maintenance of library facility and grounds.3. Demonstrate ability to lead teams effectively, including delegating tasks, developing the skills of direct report staff and involving employees in progress reviews.4. Implement and evaluate standards and practices for the delivery of quality customer service treating users in a welcoming, professional manner and providing other staff with an example of positive customer service.5. Manage the library environment to enhance the user experience including organizing the library’s collections, physical areas and work areas to appeal to users, meet their needs and create a positive and welcoming environment.6. Communicate with branch staff regularly and engage in community relationship building to ensure that we offer materials, services and programs designed to meet patron needs. 7. Apply effective techniques to address difficult situations with users and encourage users to follow library policies; apply good judgment when deviating from official policies and procedures.8. Promote library programs and services through public speaking, public information programs, presentations, and local media.9. Communicate special problems and needs to library administration, board, and funding agencies and library interest groups. 10. Attend professional conferences, workshops, meetings, and webinars to stay abreast of trends in librarianship.11. Engage in community relationship building and perform outreach when necessary.Qualifications:Master’s Degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited programGrade 5-B or higher certification from the Georgia Board for the Certification of LibrariansValid Georgia Driver’s License and good driving record3 years working in a library setting, with progressively responsible library experienceSupervisory experience preferredKnowledge of library principles, practices, systems and techniques Skills & Abilities:Skill reflecting a high level of comfort with technology.Ability to work with others in a variety of circumstances; to deal tactfully with staff and the public; to communicate effectively with supervisor, staff and the public.Ability to evaluate the changing needs of the system/department and respond.Ability to analyze and to creatively solve problems related to the position.Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods of time; lift boxes and crates of no more than 30 lbs.; move and manipulate inventory; frequent stooping, kneeling and crouching. Sequoyah Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; uniformed service status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; or any other legally protected category. Consistent with the Americans Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process. SRLS participates in E-Verify. Employer ID #230979, Authorization Date 07/16/09.All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing the appropriate background checks. Please no phone calls. Questions can be directed to [email protected] online at http://www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org/jobs/

Qualifications: Qualifications:Master’s Degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited program is preferred Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required Valid Georgia Driver’s License and good driving record3 years working in a library setting, with progressively responsible library experience Supervisory experience preferred Knowledge of library principles, practices, systems and techniques

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at http://www.sequoyahregionallibrary.org/jobs/

Salary: $46,000 - $51,000; salary is based on qualifications and experience.

Contact: All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing the appropriate background checks. Please no phone calls. Questions can be directed to [email protected].


 Submission Date: 08/18/2021

Job Title: Adult Services Librarian

Job Description: Full-time position. Under the supervision of the Adult Services Manager, provide excellent customer service, reader’s advisory services, media assistance, and audiovisual support. Responsible for the Popular Materials area operations and the supervision of the Popular Materials staff. Create new and maintain existing programming to patrons at the Main Library. Curate and manage the Saul Alexander Gallery and lobby display area, and coordinate and provide outreach activities to local organizations and shelters. Compile statistical and narrative report data, and administer timesheets and scheduling. Assist with system-wide programming and outreach. Responsible for the room booking team at the Main Library, assisting staff and patrons to book library meeting rooms in person, by telephone, and online. Serve as branch liaison for the adult summer reading program and senior summer reading program and activities. Coordinate area training, and serve at other service desks as needed. Assist with collection maintenance and development. Create booklists and book displays. Maintain Main Library’s adult outreach collection. This position is also responsible for periodic supervisory duties of the entire facility. Must demonstrate knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of adult literature and materials, both print and electronic.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree with one (1) year post-MLS experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies, and technical advances. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Must use tact, courtesy, and good judgment when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus.Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: go to www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application. Please be sure to fully complete the application and upload your resume and cover letter, when promted.

Salary: $43,513.60 - $49,004.80 annually depending on qualifications.

Contact: Human Resources


 Submission Date: 08/17/2021

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: The intent of this listing is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and responsibility of this position. The Youth Services Librarian 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, especially for children and teens. Excellent communication skills, a passion for working with people, and a love of libraries and technology are essential.Job SummaryThe Youth Services Librarian will plan and implement the Lamar and Society Hill Branches’ programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers, 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. The Youth Services Librarian will work at the Lamar and Society Hill librarieson scheduled days. Perform a variety of related public library duties as assigned. Report to the Lamar and Society Hill Branch Managers.Essential Functions1. Create, plan, and implement programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers on various topics in two libraries, through digital media, and outside via outreach on location at schools, day cares, and Head Starts. a. The Lamar / Society Hill Youth Services Librarian will work in-person scheduled days at each branch during the week.b. Personally conduct/deliver programs and activities.c. Supervise all children’s program and children’s activity volunteers2. Supervise the youth services area of the 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 Youth Services 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 localnewspapers, 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.10.Provide a balance of outreach programming for children through in-person and digital children’s events and story times.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 youth 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 youth services) in a library, OR2. Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education) with at least three years of experience (preferably in youth services) in a library, OR3. Any combination of education and at least five years of library experience (preferably in youth 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.Requirements1. Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudesa. 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.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 digital and 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 Requirementsa. 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 Temperamenta. 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 Assigneda. 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]

Salary: $28,000-$30,000

Contact: Jimmie Epling, DirectorDarlington County Library System204 North Main Street Darlington, SC 29532O: 843.398.4940 / 843.944.8353C: 606.923.1576 [email protected]


 Submission Date: 08/17/2021

Job Title: Development Officer

Job Description: The Development Officer supports the strategic fundraising efforts and contributes significantly to the growth and sustainability of Charleston County Public Library (CCPL). This role is responsible for the creation and submission of grant applications and reports, leading the organization’s annual fundraising and donor recognition, and carrying out the administration of the donor database. The Development Officer works collaboratively across departments on grant activities while establishing relationships with new donors and maintaining relationships with existing donors. The main focal point of this position will be drafting a proposal for a Capital Campaign project to advocate fundraising for CCPL’s Main branch renovations. This position provides support to the Executive Director on recognizing major gift donations and is the liaison to the Friends of the Library (FOL). The Friends of the Library is CCPL’s non-profit 501c3 organization. This role has significant responsibility for overseeing complex projects and is accountable for achieving specific funding goals laid out in the strategic vision. The successful candidate will have experience in fundraising activities with proven measurable results. Job ResponsibilitiesForms partnerships with businesses and organizations to expand on CCPL’s current donor list and create a portfolio to track donations and ensure optimal usage of all funds.Lead the Capital Campaign project for the Main Library renovations.Represents the Library in the community and keeps stakeholders aware of benefits associated with the use of library facilities and resources.Prepare all fundraising plans and ensure compliance to all Library and County requirements.Monitor all associate fundraising activities and perform research on various projects to prepare all projections for revenue.Develop and administer all fundraising strategies and ensure adherence to fiscal year development plans.Maintain an effective network of appropriate community organizations to provide support to all development activities.Serves on one or more boards as CCPL’s representative in the Charleston Community. Analyze all contract procedures/grant applications and ensure all fundraising activities are compliant with state and local county regulations.Conduct regular research on all public and private foundations, coming up with creative ways to attract new donors. Monitor all development events and activities and ensure effective and appropriate use of all resources.This position works in collaboration with the Programming and Outreach departments, as well as, the Friends of the Library for all fundraising events.Prepare drafts for all proposals and foundations, including all objectives and trends and submit recommendations to the Executive Director for approval.Prepare presentations and provide fundraising updates to the Library Board and members of the Executive Team.Models a high level of customer service and train and coach staff on fundraising initiatives.Attends CCPL Board meetings, community town hall meetings, and appears on local television, radio and in other media opportunities as needed.

Qualifications: •Solid understanding of basic fundraising principles and knowledgeable of Federal, State and Local requirements•Strong computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint•Able to maintain confidentiality, demonstrate sound judgement and discretion•Ability to work independently •Experience working in collaborative team settings•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Ability to work occasional nights/weekends•Professional and comfortable with public speaking•Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline required •Minimum of 4 years of fundraising experience in a not-for-profit setting•Strong presentation and customer service skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: go to www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application. Please be sure to fully complete the application and upload resume and cover letter, when prompted.

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $58,864.00 - $68,000.00 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Human Resources


 Submission Date: 08/10/2021

Job Title: Librarian I-Youth Services

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

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: PLEASE APPLY AT https://www.lex-co.com/Applications/HROnline/VACANCYLISTING.ASPX

Salary: $41,599.00

Contact: https://www.lex-co.com/Applications/HROnline/VACANCYLISTING.ASPX


Submission Date: 08/05/2021

Job Title: Children's Services Coordinator

Job Description: Summary:Middle Georgia Regional Library (MGRL) invites you to apply for the position of Children’s Services Coordinator. The Children’s Services Coordinator will serve as the certified librarian supporting children’s and young adult services in Macon-Bibb County. The Children’s Services Coordinator will lead a staff of enthusiastic and committed professionals and paraprofessionals in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.”MGRL seeks an experienced, responsible, creative, and enthusiastic individual who embraces and thrives in an active, fast-paced, and culturally diverse environment. The ideal candidate will be a knowledgeable and enthusiastic team leader with a modern vision of libraries and a strong commitment to public service. Additionally, they will have excellent planning, communication, and computer skills. The ability and willingness to quickly learn and teach new skills is also highly desirable.Additional information:This position works under the supervision of the Head of Branch Services and within the parameters of the strategic plan. They have broad decision-making responsibilities for routine operational matters and some decision-making responsibilities for non-routine matters.The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals and paraprofessionals. Essential duties and responsibilities:Selects books and audiovisual materials of interest to children to be acquired by the library.Assists children in selecting and locating library materials.Plans and conducts programs for children to encourage reading, viewing, and listening and use of library materials and facilities.Confers with teachers, parents, and community groups to assist in developing programs to encourage and improve children's communication skills.Compiles lists of materials of interest to children.Conducts activities including story telling, book talks, puppet shows, etc.Supervisory responsibilities:Coordinates children's services with branch and main library staff. Also directly supervises 5 non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Salary & Benefits:$44,850/yearlyVacation leave, sick leave, 10 paid holidays, Teachers Retirement System of GeorgiaOptional - Health insurance, dental insurance, flexible spending accountOur Community:Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning, and is highly invested in library service. The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage. The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.

Qualifications: Required qualifications:Master’s degree in Library or Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university, or ability to obtain MLS/MLIS within one year after date of hireThree to four years of related experience and/or trainingPreferred qualifications:Supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply:E-mail resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.First review of applicants is Friday, August 27, 2021 at 12:00 PM.The expected start date for this position is September 20, 2021.

Salary: $44,850

Contact: [email protected] 


Submission Date: 08/04/2021

Job Title: Children and Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: General DescriptionUnder the supervision of the director, this full-time position will be responsible for children’s services, programming, and other duties as assigned. Work involves the supervision of the children’s library service as well as designing and developing services for children to be delivered outside the library. In addition to programming and outreach services, other duties will include collection development and maintenance, reference, and reader’s advisory services. The work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill, and ability in every phase of the public library field, particularly as it relates to the children’s and young adult’s library services.QualificationsTraining and Experience:•Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year accredited school required with some library and children’s programming experience preferred.Skills and Abilities:•Ability to work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends.•Ability to work independently and represent the library in a wide variety of situations. Highly self-motivated.•Thorough knowledge of children’s and young adult’s library resources: print, non-print, and electronic.•Some knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.•Creative and flexible with the ability to prioritize tasks.•Ability to work with children and teens, both individually and in groups.•Work collaboratively with parents, teachers, media specialists, principals, and other professionals in the community who work with children.•Ability to plan, promote, conduct, evaluate, and follow through with effective programs for children and teens.•Must be expertly proficient in the use of the computer, especially with regards to web, Microsoft Office, and library-related software.•Ability to interact courteously and effectively with library staff, the library’s business contacts, county employees, and the general public.•Ability to represent the library at professional and community meetings and events.•Must have a valid S. C. driver’s license and a clean driving record.•Background check required!Typical Duties•Planning, implementing, and publicizing children’s and teen’s programs in the Main and branch library. Preparing flyers, brochures, newsletters and press releases for the programs.•Coordinating services to daycare centers such as programming, book deposits, and workshops for daycare personnel.•Serving as library liaison with other local agencies serving children.•Representing the library at school and community events, festivals and other gatherings.•Assisting with children and young adult’s collection development and maintenance.•Public service duties in the children’s area and at the circulation desk.•Monitoring the conditions of the children’s service area and the security of the children’s collection and area.•Providing reference service to children, teachers, and parents and providing reader’s advisory service.•Responsible for order and appearance of children’s and young adult’s collections. Maintaining a colorful and stimulating environment.•Keeping informed of trends in children’s literature, library services and issues affecting children. Attending professional workshops and conferences.•Cooperating as a team member with library staff in performing essential library duties and participating in library special projects as needed or requested by the director.Physical Requirements•Must be able to drive the library’s outreach van.•Must be able to carry equipment and other program materials, up to 50 pounds, including bags of books for daycare centers and deposit collections.•Must be able to use computer keyboard, mouse, read CRT screen, and manipulate light pencil.Beginning Salary (Non-negotiable)$31,312.50

Qualifications: QualificationsTraining and Experience:•Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year accredited school required with some library and children’s programming experience preferred.Skills and Abilities:•Ability to work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends.•Ability to work independently and represent the library in a wide variety of situations. Highly self-motivated.•Thorough knowledge of children’s and young adult’s library resources: print, non-print, and electronic.•Some knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.•Creative and flexible with the ability to prioritize tasks.•Ability to work with children and teens, both individually and in groups.•Work collaboratively with parents, teachers, media specialists, principals, and other professionals in the community who work with children.•Ability to plan, promote, conduct, evaluate, and follow through with effective programs for children and teens.•Must be expertly proficient in the use of the computer, especially with regards to web, Microsoft Office, and library-related software.•Ability to interact courteously and effectively with library staff, the library’s business contacts, county employees, and the general public.•Ability to represent the library at professional and community meetings and events.•Must have a valid S. C. driver’s license and a clean driving record.•Background check required!

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications accepted until 6:00 p.m. Monday, August 16, 2021. For job description and application, contact Eric Robinson, Director, Fairfield County Library, 300 W. Washington Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180. Phone: 803-635-4971. Email: [email protected] with subject Job App 081621, or visit our website at www.fairfieldcountylibrary.com.

Salary: $31,312.50

Contact: contact Eric Robinson, Director, Fairfield County Library, 300 W. Washington Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180. Phone: 803-635-4971. Email: [email protected] with subject Job App 081621, or visit our website at www.fairfieldcountylibrary.com.


 Submission Date: 07/26/2021

Job Title: Librarian I/Information Services Beaufort

Job Description: LIBRARIAN I INFORMATION SERVICES/BEAUFORT: Responsible for providing innovative reference, information and readers’ advisory services in-person and online. Provides individualized research consultation. Identifies, evaluates, integrates and provides instruction of print and electronic information resources and new technologies. Provides outreach and service to the community. Develops, implements and evaluates adult programming for a diverse community both inside and outside of the library.All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis screening for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. Beaufort County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919018&sreq=3&form=1&desc=LIBRARIAN%20I%20/%20INFORMATION%20SERVICES%20BEAUFORT

Salary: SALARY: $52,603.20 annually

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


 Submission Date: 07/26/2021

Job Title: Library Branch Manager - St. Helena Branch

Job Description: LIBRARIAN BRANCH MANAGER/St. HELENA: Under minimal supervision, is responsible for the efficient running of the physical plant and service operations of a large branch of the Beaufort County Library. This includes responsibility for hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff; analyzing and preparing justifications for personnel, operating and capital line item requests for the annual departmental County budget; preparing supplementary budget requests to the Friends of the Library and other granting agencies; and working in a cooperative team relationship with the administration staff to ensure county-wide development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures and to solve management problems.*Beaufort County has various facilities within the county, and many departments have multiple offices to serve our citizens. Management reserves the right to transfer employees from one location to another within the county at any time based on business need. Employees will be given as much notice as possible prior to a change in work location.All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. EOE

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:• Masters of Library/Information Science from an accredited institution.• Six (6) years professional library experience in public service areas.• Two (2) years management and supervisory experience.• Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification.• Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license.• Computer proficiency

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919007&sreq=3&form=1&desc=LIBRARY%20BRANCH%20MANAGER%20-%20ST%20HELENA

Salary: SALARY: $60,870.14 - $77,916.80 annually

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


 

 Submission Date: 07/21/2021

Job Title: Librarian I: Youth Services

Job Description: Transylvania County Library is seeking an energetic, team-oriented Youth Services Librarian with a strong public service commitment. This position provides library services and programming for children, teens, and families that reflects the interests and needs of Transylvania County communities. Work is performed under the direction of the Youth Services Manager.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with two (2) years of public library experience preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. North Carolina Public Library Certification, or the qualifications necessary to obtain certification upon employment.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/transylvaniacounty/jobs/3161867/librarian-i-youth-services

Salary: $41,304 - $64,022 annually

Contact: Rishara Finsel, Library Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/19/2021

Job Title: Digital Services Librarian

Job Description: The Digital Services Librarian manages access and training for the library’s online content and helps develop and promote library technology services. The purpose of this position is to improve service to patrons, provide technical assistance and training and ensure the community is aware of resources. Major duties include customer assistance, collection development, outreach classes and presentations.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hickory/jobs/3158340/digital-services-librarian

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Greene, Library Director 828-261-2275


 Submission Date: 07/19/2021

Job Title: Reference Librarian

Job Description: Summary:Middle Georgia Regional Library invites you to apply for the position of Reference Librarian. The Reference Librarian is a vital team member in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.”Additional information:Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference, the Reference Librarian provides general and specialized reference assistance to public library patrons. This position is expected to have knowledge of the library collection, resources (both electronic and print), library policies, and procedures. This position will contribute to collection development, programming, compiling user guides, collection of statistics, and positive overall user experience.The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services.Explains and assists in use of reference resources, such as book and periodical indexes, to locate information.Describes or demonstrates procedures for navigating the public access catalog and electronic resources.Answers queries on complicated reference subjects, including formulating and processing online search requests.Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on use of the library and its resources.Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on computer skills.Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials.Helps organize and maintain reference materials.Compiles bibliographies and develops library user guides, both printed and electronic.Assists in reference collection development, including planning and promoting electronic information resources and services.Helps catalog and classify reference materials.Required qualifications:Master’s degree in Library or Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university, or ability to obtain MLS/MLIS within one year after date of hire.Experience working with the public.Salary:Starting at $42,000, with an MLS/MLIS.Our Community:Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning, and is highly invested in library service. The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage. The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.

Qualifications: Required qualifications:Master’s degree in Library or Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university, or ability to obtain MLS/MLIS within one year after date of hire.Experience working with the public.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply:E-mail resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.First review of applicants is Monday, August 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM.

Salary: Starting at $42,000, with MLS/MLIS

Contact: [email protected]


 Submission Date: 07/16/2021

Job Title: Librarian/Cataloger

Job Description: Under limited supervision, plans, coordinates and provides reference and interlibrary loan services to County Library patrons and staff, and administers library information systems and equipment. Work involves providing a variety of professional library services, collecting and analyzing data for decision-making purposes, and performing related duties as required. Reports to the Library Director.

Qualifications: Requires a Master's degree in library science from an accredited college or university supplemented by one to two years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. Must possess Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library. Must possess a valid state driver's license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://laurenscounty.us/employment-opportunities/

Salary:

Contact: Renita Barksdale 864-681-7323