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: 01/14/2022

Job Title: Outreach Librarian

Job Description: Furman University welcomes applications for the position of Outreach Librarian. The successful applicant will demonstrate passion and creativity in their pedagogy, advocacy, and problem-solving. A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion will be a natural component of their work. Essential qualities include curiosity, openness, and authenticity in their interactions with students, faculty and staff colleagues, and community members. As members of the Outreach team, they will embrace the variety of strengths, contributions, viewpoints, and work styles of their division members and colleagues. They will adapt and thrive amidst continual shifts in the profession.Essential DutiesOutreach Librarians provide academic research assistance to students, faculty, and the campus community.Each Outreach Librarian serves as a liaison to specific academic departments. The open position serves Business & Accounting, Economics, History, Politics & International Affairs and Classics. As liaison they will:Build research relationships with faculty and act as personal librarian for majorsPromote and conduct course-integrated library instruction sessions and develop assignments in collaboration with faculty membersCreate accessible, multi-modal instructional materials such as resource guides, course guides, and tutorialsShape the collection in all its forms in conjunction with facultyPromote collections and services; keep faculty informed of Library activities and policiesAs a member of Outreach Services they will:Conduct course-integrated library instruction sessions and develop assignments in collaboration with faculty members (Librarians work with all First Year Writing Seminars as well as many classes in liaison disciplines as requested)Provide research assistance to students, faculty, staff, and community members, including weekend and evening shiftsAttend Outreach meetings and participate in creative planning and assessment of activities and programsBuild relationships with campus centers, institutes, and student groupsCollaborate to train student assistants for service at the research assistance deskAs a member of the library faculty they will:Contribute to social media, displays, and promotional eventsCollaborate with other library divisions to evaluate resources, collections and services by compiling statistics, conducting use studies, and compiling reportsAttend library faculty, staff, and special meetings; serve on committees and ad-hoc groupsParticipate in the library faculty promotion processAs a member of the university faculty they will:Attend faculty meetings and participate in faculty governanceServe on university committeesServe as an academic advisorMay propose and teach courses such as May ExperienceActively pursue professional development and participation in the scholarly conversation through professional organizations, conferences, presentations, and publicationsAdvocate for the library profession through high-impact practices, such as career guidance, mentoring, internships, and study away

Qualifications: Required QualificationsMaster of Library Science (and/or Information Science) from an ALA accredited library school or international equivalent.Library experience, including research assistance and library instructionKnowledge of research resources and emerging technologiesStrong communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in outreachPreferred QualificationsExperience with SpringShare products or other web authoring toolsExperience with discipline-specific research resources, databases, and data sets in liaison areasFamiliarity with accessibility best practices

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to Furman's Employment Website and select "Apply". Create an account.Have all the required documents ready before you begin the application process. You cannot save your progress once you have started. If the process times out, you will lose your entire application. Required documents are:Cover letterCurriculum vitae/resumeDiversity statementMore details here: https://libguides.furman.edu/library/jobs/outreach-librarian

Salary: Salary and Benefits Salary commensurate with experience (minimum $53,000). Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life plans, and retirement plan (TIAA). Conference and professional development support will be a part of this position.

Contact: Libby Young, Chair of the Search Committee: [email protected]


Submission Date: 01/10/2022

Job Title: Public Services & Outreach Librarian

Job Description: Tri-County Technical College seeks an innovative, energetic, and highly collaborative Public Services Librarian to join our team. The ideal candidate for this frontline position will provide professional expertisein critical information literacy instruction, helping our diverse student community locate, retrieve, and responsibly use informational resources. Familiarity with student success strategies that will engage and empower our learning community through problem-solving and effective teamwork are essential. The ideal candidate will likewise bring a passion for programming and outreach to the position, working to extend our services through diverse and innovative avenues to our community. We seek an enthusiastic, customer service-oriented colleague who is motivated by a passion for librarianship, for teaching and learning, and for helping others, and who is dedicated to shaping the future of a 21st Century Learning Commons. Primarily based at the Pendleton Campus, this non-tenured faculty librarian position contributes to and supports the Learning Commons by:• Helping students acquire the attitudes, habits, and skills that will enable them to become lifelong learners• Developing transformative learning commons services and experiences• Serving as liaison to academic departments and faculty; familiarity with Health Sciences a plusA strong candidate might also possess:• Practical knowledge of a learning management system (Blackboard preferred)• Strong ability in oral and written communications• Strong ability to promote Learning Commons use and services• Some ability to develop LibGuides• Basic familiarity with MS Office• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage a variety of responsibilities and projectsJob Duties Include (but are not limited to): PUBLIC SERVICE: Form strong relationships between the Learning Commons and defined user groups to provide a librarian’s information expertise; provide frontline face-to-face, phone, and virtual library/learning support to students, faculty, and staff; Staff service points that assist students, faculty, and staff on an ongoing basis. Compile statistical data as needed. COLLABORATION, OUTREACH, and KNOWLEDGE: Promotes Learning Commons services and collections by developing user-focused outreach and programming initiatives that enhance the student and faculty experiences. Leverages campus relationships, divisional partners, marketing supports, and promotional strategies to connect diverse constituents with Learning Commons services, collections, and resources. Works collaboratively with faculty and staff across the college through committee work for the division, college, and consortia partners. Continuously develops expertise by staying current with changing professional expectations and service requirements. INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT: Assist in planning, implementing, publicizing, and assessing digital and critical literacy instruction in innovative ways. Engage faculty to integrate digital and critical literacy concepts and skills into the curriculum. Embrace scholarship in modern library instruction to respond effectively to departmental needs. Provide embedded support, as assigned, to online and/or in-person courses. SUBJECT LIAISON: Facilitate the collection development and acquisition activities of the library in assigned subject area(s), including selection, review, and deselection of collection resources. Create point of need resources to facilitate access and understanding of online and print library resources.Speak knowledgeably about open access, digital collections, and information literacy in a discipline specific manner. Provide communication and outreach to assigned liaison areas. OTHER: Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Graduate degree in library and information science from an ALA accredited institution or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply at...https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/tctc/jobs/3369673/public-services-and-outreach-librarian?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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Contact: Human Resources Tri-County Technical College (864) 646-1792 [email protected]


Submission Date: 01/04/2022

Job Title: Director of Library Services

Job Description: Anderson University seeks an innovative leader who is passionate about students and their success. The director of the library and a staff of approximately 7 reference, circulation, and technical services librarians play an essential role in Anderson’s commitment to academic excellence. The library director reports to the provost and is a member of the faculty with academic rank. The library works closely with the Office of Information Technology, the Center for Innovation and Instruction, the faculty, and other academic personnel to carry out Anderson’s mission.Candidates should be prepared to manage all administrative, operational, and technical functions of the Thrift Library, support an ever-growing university with 59 major degrees and 18 masters and doctoral programs, foster a culture of collegiality, hospitality, and innovation in the library as well as supporting the library staff in their daily work and professional development. About the Thrift LibraryThe beautiful and spacious Thrift Library was completed in 2007 and named in honor of Sam and Tom Thrift. It was updated in 2017 to include a Learning Commons. There are ten group study rooms, two classrooms, a writing lab, a computer lab, special collections, the Center for Student Success, and seating for 400.Adjacent to the library within the 53,000 sf multipurpose building is an art gallery, 110 seat multimedia room, coffee shop, post office, Center for Digital Learning and Innovation, and Office of Information Technology.The library is a member of PASCAL, South Carolina’s consortium of academic libraries. All PASCAL libraries share a common library platform, ALMA, implemented in 2020. SC academic libraries work closely together to share resources, reduce costs, and engage in professional development.About our Commitment to DiversityAnderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and Biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, [email protected], or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at [email protected].

Qualifications: Qualified candidates must have completed a MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited university, or equivalent. A second advanced degree is encouraged. Extensive experience within an academic library setting required. The ideal candidate will have experience managing an academic library, effective leadership and collaborative skills to build successful partnerships within and without the library, skill and experience in strategic planning, fiscal planning and budget and resource management, and a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates must also share Christian beliefs and values that are compatible with those of the institution and support its mission.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and an Anderson University Faculty Application to:Kent Millwood, Director of Library ServicesAnderson University316 BoulevardAnderson, SC 29621Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent by email to [email protected] Apply online here: https://andersonuniversity.edu/resources/hr/employment/director-of-library-services

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Contact: Kent Millwood, Director of Library Services Anderson University 316 Boulevard Anderson, SC 29621 [email protected]niversity.edu


Submission Date: 01/03/2022

Job Title: ILS Administrator, FT, Information Technology

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEM JOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-047RE-OPENED, MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2022Posting Date: Monday, January 3, 2022Application Deadline: Open until filledPosition: ILS Administrator, FT, Information TechnologySalary: $45,765 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: January 2022Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South CarolinaSchedule: $45,765 per year, plus benefitsFUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Virtual Services Coordinator, performs administrative tasks related to the library’s integrated library system (ILS) using independent judgment and initiative within a framework of established policies. Works closely with supervisor and Information Technology (IT) staff in planning and implementing system upgrades, making system changes and improvements as appropriate, and developing and implementing library policies as they apply to functional elements of the automated system. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICSAbility to read, interpret and understand computer printouts, reports, program listings and the ability to communicate findings and observations with coworkers, supervisor and vendor technical support. Ability to create and maintain clear procedural documentation. Ability to work independently. Customer service oriented. Ability to work in a team environment with both technical and non-technical coworkers and end-users.Thorough knowledge of multiple Internet browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge) and various versions of each. General knowledge of Hyper-text Mark UP Language (HTML). Experience with web applications and scripting (Java, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL). General knowledge of multiple computer operating platforms (Linux, Windows Server 2016/2019?). General knowledge of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and IP (Internet Protocol). Experience using Telnet/SSH applications for remote administration.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEBachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in computer science/information technology. Experience with web site development, web graphics applications and techniques and two years’ experience working in a library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Preferred: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university. Experience with Innovative systems and open source ILS systems. Experience with Linux and other open source applications.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSUse of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement may be required. Valid S.C. driver’s license required. Some evening, weekend and holiday work required. Required to carry cell phone when on-call. Potential exists for being called to a Library System location after departure or on the weekends.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 and distinguish standardized cable color-coding and equipment warning lights•lift and move up to 40 pounds•stand for long periods of time•sit 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 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).•Upgrades ILS software, including conversions of major files and loading new releases. (E)•Manages and maintains automated vendor provided help desk for ILS. (E)•Sets up ILS for site-specific operations including startups, shutdowns, server backups and scheduling reports/programs. (E)•Maintains ILS related databases.•Performs access control functions for the ILS, such as creating new user records for logins and modifying components of existing records. (E)•Monitors ILS forums and listservs for information relevant to ILS operation.•Analyses, configures, updates, and customizes ILS files.•Migrates data from old versions of ILS software to new versions or new implementations of ILS software. Creates and maintains documentation of the steps used in migration. (E)•Makes modifications to ILS software for improved workflow. (E)•Facilitates updating of ILS files when ILS systems are offline for any reason. (E)•Provides assistance with Automated Materials Handling (AMH) systems.•Performs periodic maintenance tasks and adjusts ILS parameters. (E)•Tests restored backup files in coordination with Server Support Specialist, to verify functionality.•Tunes ILS for optimal performance and assists with planning for ILS growth.•Performs and maintains backup schedules for ILS production and training servers, and monitors queues and output devices. Produces ILS server reports. (E)•Works closely with Staff Development Coordinator and Circulation Manager to ensure coordination of training and implementation of ILS system functions. (E)• Assists in the destruction of old magnetic media. Responsible for resolving GCLS help desk tickets related to the ILS.•Works with outside organizations to ensure reliable operation of the ILS. •Makes configuration changes to the ILS system to meet the needs of the library system. (E) •Works with the State Library to maintain connectivity between the ILS systems.•Works with vendors who provide support for our self-check systems.•Provides technical assistance in Main Library meeting room as needed.•Maintains ILS log files, checking console messages. (E)•Transmits daily overdue, billed item, and hold pickup notice files via FTP to authorized vendor for printing and mailing. (E)•Maintains ILS notice statistics and reports. (E)•Produces specialized reports using various programs.•Maintains web version of library catalog. (E)•Writes documentation that assists in the formulation of new procedures.•Assists in developing and implementing functional elements of Library policies and procedures related to automated systems.•Maintains up-to-date knowledge of library automation developments and open source library solutions.•Trains selected IT staff to assist with operator functions and provides training to non-IT staff as appropriate. (E)•Assists at public service desks and in technical services on an as needed basis.•Attends conferences, workshops, training as requested.•Assists in system-wide inventory of hardware, software, and IP addresses.•Assists Web Developer with maintaining web server.•Participates in IT on-call rotation. (E)•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E)•Performs tasks in accord with Library System vision, mission, and code of service. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the Library System (E).•Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in computer science/information technology. Experience with web site development, web graphics applications and techniques and two years’ experience working in a library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Preferred: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university. Experience with Innovative systems and open source ILS systems. Experience with Linux and other open source applications.

Type: Full Time

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

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Contact: Cindy Quinn at [email protected] 864-527-9232


Submission Date: 01/03/2022

Job Title: Assistant Branch Manager / Children’s Librarian / Dart Branch

Job Description: Full-time position for an energetic, team-oriented librarian who will demonstrate exceptional customer service as an example for all staff and build a positive team spirit within the branch. In the absence of the branch manager, this person will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer service, high productivity, and maintaining high staff morale at a busy community library. They will have supervisory duties, including compiling statistical and narrative reports, assisting with staff schedules, coordinating volunteers, supervising support staff, assisting with performance evaluation, and payroll. This candidate is periodically responsible for the Children’s Department, which provides library services for children age birth through grade 5. Duties include creating attractive displays, developing new and maintaining ongoing innovative children’s programs, storytimes/storytelling, STEAM programs, and puppetry programs to promote literacy. Assists children and caregivers in the use of library resources, provides reference and reader’s advisory services. Conducts outreach to and develops partnerships with community-based organizations and schools to promote library services and resources. Participates in collection development and maintenance in consultation with LCATS (Library Collection and Technical Services). Must be comfortable proactively seeking out customers of all ages to offer assistance in all areas of the library (desk, roving, email, phone, and/or additional methods of communication).Must be a forward thinker with demonstrated skills in the areas of technology and innovation. Must be a strong library advocate devoted to providing excellent customer service to the community. Must have the ability to exercise leadership and be able to motivate others to achieve these goals. Must be able to train and supervise staff and possess the necessary skills to motivate staff to be the best they can be. Ability to write concise reports, analyze community needs, the needs of the collection, the effectiveness of services, and be able to communicate those needs to the appropriate departments and supervisors. This position requires broad knowledge and competency of bibliographic tools and sources, library methods, procedures, principles and practices, and emerging technology. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, customer-focused, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills; must have the ability to work well with people in group and individual settings. Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail and carry out assignments independently. Must have the ability to take initiative in making suggestions for the library’s services and collections improvements. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree and one (1) years post MLS/MLIS experience; prefer supervisory and public library experience. This position requires broad knowledge and competency of bibliographic tools and sources, library methods, procedures, principles and practices, and emerging technology. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies, and technical advances. Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail; possess the ability to carry out assignments independently, and show initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and collections. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Must use tact, courtesy, and good judgment when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must have the ability to work well with people in groups and individual settings. 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. 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 upload cover letter and resume, when prompted, and fully complete the application.Charleston County requires employees to be COVID vaccinated or submit an exemption form, with requirements. We may also wear masks and practice social distancing.

Salary: $50,169.60 - $56,513.60 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: [email protected] 


Submission Date: 12/21/2021

Job Title: Eckles Librarian

Job Description: Position: Eckles LibrarianPrimary Location: The George Washington University Libraries, Eckles Library, Mount Vernon Campus.The George Washington University Libraries & Academic Innovation (GWLAI) seeks nominations and applications for the Eckles Librarian. The regular schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday, 11:30 am - 8:30 pm; and Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Additional evening and weekend hours may be required. This is a designated on-site position and not eligible for telework.Eckles Library is a branch of the GWLAI and plays a pivotal role in the life of the Mount Vernon Campus. Colloquially known as The Vern, the campus is home to approximately 700 undergraduate students as well as the University Writing Program, Honors Program, the Women’s Leadership Program, and the Forensic Sciences department, as well as studentliving-learning communities. Located on Foxhall Road in upper Northwest Washington, DC, less than three miles from the Foggy Bottom campus, The Vern combines the best of both worlds, offering a collegial, community-based liberal arts atmosphere that is fully integrated into aworld-class research university in the heart of the nation’s capital. This position offers a unique opportunity to experiment with new ideas and services for an engaged undergraduate community.Primary Job Responsibilities●Serve as a campus connector and liaison to academic departments and student life programs on the Mount Vernon Campus, and as the GWLAI representative to the Mount Vernon Campus Senior Staff.●Support students, staff, and faculty through a range of services to include research consultations, library instruction, and workshops. Depending on course schedules, conduct library instruction for undergraduate and graduate level courses in partnership with faculty, including partnering with GW’s first-year University Writing Program or other programs.●Coordinate events at the library and represent the library at events on the Mount Vernon campus●Deliver consistently excellent customer service through outreach and through access services (circulation and course reserves) consistent with established LAI policies. ●In collaboration with others, assess and improve services.●Assess use of library spaces, report facilities issues, and help to plan for improvements.●In collaboration with GWLAI’s web content team, ensure that the Eckles website contains up to date information.●Contribute to one or more strategic services or teams in GWLAI as appropriate.●Evening and occasional weekend work required. The work location for the position is Eckles Library.Basic Qualifications:●ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science or other advanced degree with relevant experience.●Demonstrate the ability to partner with academic departments to advance scholarship in the disciplines.●Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with others in an environment committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.●Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.This position reports to a Director of Research Services.About GW Libraries and Academic Innovation:GW Libraries and Academic Innovation (GWLAI) enriches the academic experience of scholars and students and sparks innovation at GW. Our people, programs, partnerships, and service enable research and teaching through access to the latest scholarship as well as rich archival resources; tailored support for researchers at all levels; guidance for faculty who want to explore new teaching methods and technologies in the classroom; and robust support for online education. Through innovative partnerships, dynamic workshops, and team-based approaches to project management and problem solving, GWLAI fosters collaboration and provides leadership across the university to support the shared mission of generating, making accessible, and preserving new knowledge.Librarians at GW work closely with faculty, students, and a broad range of partners on and off campus to achieve GW’s aspirations to excellence as a comprehensive global research university. Librarians support the research lifecycle by providing leadership across functions. They are active instruction partners across disciplines; advise on technical strategies for data analysis; steward resources; manage, develop, describe, and digitize collections; illuminate GW’s specialized, unique, and archival content; develop software and teach programming languages; advocate for equal access and affordability in higher education; design curricula; advise on strategies for navigating the scholarly publishing landscape; and partner with other libraries across the region to provide comprehensive access to research materials. Successful candidates will demonstrate a collaborative spirit; a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; creativity, flexibility, and a willingness to contribute to the core functions of the library while exercising expertise in a particular area of practice.GWLAI invites interested information professionals of all backgrounds and depths of experience who have an interest in being part of a vibrant, collaborative, mission-driven academic service organization to apply to work with us.APPOINTMENT RANK & SALARY: Salary is negotiable, contingent upon rank, skills and qualifications and is competitive for DC-area academic libraries. Minimum salary for each rank: Librarian I: $54,000; Librarian II: $58,956; Librarian III: $68,700. Comprehensive benefits package includes 22 days/year paid annual leave; 12 days/year paid sick leave; paid winter break and 7 other holidays; medical, dental, and vision; 401(A) retirement plan, 4% base and GW will match 150% of the first 4% of your 403(B) contributions, up to a maximum of 6% of your eligible compensation; tuition assistance; generous ongoing support for professional development; and paid parental leave. Librarians are eligible to apply for research leave after a defined period of service. For benefit details, please visit GW Benefits.This position is classified as a Council of Librarians position. This position is a continual reappointment position with reappointment periods of up to 3 years. Proven commitment to the profession is expected and can be exhibited through service, publications, presentations, and other contributions to the University and profession.To be considered, please complete an online application athttps://www.gwu.jobs/postings/87772, upload a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications, and a curriculum vitae. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. When applying for the position of Eckles Librarian please highlight the experiences you have that address the job responsibilities and demonstrate your ability to thrive in this position and within the broader GWLAI and university communities.Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among librarians and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science or other advanced degree with relevant experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/87772

Salary: Minimum salary for each rank: Librarian I: $54,000; Librarian II: $58,956; Librarian III: $68,700

Contact: Nia Phillips https://library.gwu.edu/users/nia-phillips


Submission Date: 12/20/2021

Job Title: Librarian II, Bilingual English/Spanish(MLIS Degree Required), FT, Youth Services, Hughes Main Library

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-049Posting Date: Monday, December 20, 2021Application Deadline: Thursday, January 13, 2022Position: Librarian II, Bilingual English/Spanish(MLIS Degree Required), FT, Youth Services, Hughes Main Library Salary: $43,797 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: January 2022Schedule: Mon., Tues., Wed., & Thurs., 8:30a-5:00p; and Fri.9:30a-6:00p. Every 5-6 weeks, this position works one weekend day, either Saturday 8:30a-6:00p OR Sunday 1:30p-6:00p. May also work a few weekend hours to participate in an outreach event.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 at assigned library and outreach locations. 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. Knowledge of Hispanic cultures and traditions. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, Greenville County’s Hispanic community, and library staff. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to provide adequate instruction and directions to subordinates. 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 (in both English and Spanish) concepts, general information and task-oriented information in oral, written and electronic forms. Knowledge of youth developmental stages. Knowledge of children’s literature and child development. Ability to plan and execute engaging, age appropriate programs for youth. Bilingual – Fluent English/Spanish required.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 Early Childhood or Elementary Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with children 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).Assists Customers•Provides readers’ advisory and reference services in English and/or Spanish to children, teens and adults serving children. (E)•Guides customers of any age with the use of print and non-print resources, databases, and internet usage. (E)Circulation•Works the public service desk in the Children’s Area of the Main Library and/or branches as assigned/needed. (E)•Uses the Library System’s integrated library system to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. Includes processing of system-generated reports. (E) Collection Development•Maintains Spanish and bilingual (English/Spanish) materials for youth system-wide, including weeding. E)•Reviews, evaluates, and selects new books in Spanish or English/Spanish bilingual and other youth materials from professional journals and/or online resources. (E) •Assesses library materials for mending, or repair needs or consideration for discard/replacement. (E)•Checks arrangement of materials on shelves to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Sorts and shelves library materials according to their established filing arrangement. (E)•Assists in evaluation of youth materials that are subject to patron request for reconsideration or that otherwise require reevaluation. (E)•Keeps abreast of popular titles and series. (E)•Participates in YS and YS Collection Development meetings. Serves on other Library System committees as assigned. (E)•Reads and is familiar with juvenile literature and reference tools to facilitate tasks. (E)Duties•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating patron records, placing holds, etc. (E)•Provides assistance to Spanish speaking customers throughout the Library System (in-person and/or by phone, email, etc.) (E) •Acts as Team Leader, i.e. serves as the responsible party for the unit’s operation evenings, weekends, or as designated. (E) •Assists or acts as substitute for all Youth Services Programmers.•Translates, proofs, and edits youth-related in-house produced materials as needed.•Proofs information carefully and by the stated deadline.•Assists in the development of booklists, brochures, pamphlets, web pages, and social media pertaining to youth services and programs as assigned. (E)•Answers questions on Library System operations, policies and procedures, and handles problems and complaints. (E) •Instructs and demonstrates use of Library System equipment for the public as needed. (E)•Prepares monthly reports, timesheets, statistical information, and other documents for administrative use. (E)•Collaborates with members of other units on grants and programs. (E)•Keeps 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 child development, the Hispanic community, and/or youth services. (E)•Creates library displays. (E)•Submits to the YS Manager, in a timely, accurate manner programming/events to be featured in print, social media, and/or on the Library System website. (E)•Communicates and equitably enforces Library System’s Code of Conduct and policies, procedures, and rules to customers. (E) •Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Performs other duties as assigned.Plans and Conducts Programs/Events•Plans, develops, and presents youth programs, including specials (for example: Día, Day of the Dead, Hispanic Heritage Month) that meet the specific needs of assigned branches/audiences. (E) •Participates in digital programming. (E)•Reviews, evaluates, and responds to program requests from outside sources or Library System staff in conjunction with the Youth Services Manager. (E)•Represents the Library System in developing and maintaining partnerships and other collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for youth and/or caregivers. (E)•Learns, understands, and incorporates Palmetto Basics principles and STEAM activities as appropriate. (E) •Considers program appeal, viability, budget, and safety when planning programs/events. (E)•Gathers supplies needed for programs/events and transports them to/from event locations. (E)•Collaborates with YS and/or branch staff to develop, promote, and facilitate special programs. (E)•Reserves, sets up, and breaks down program spaces as needed. (E)•Conducts library tours. (E)•Collects statistics for, assesses, and evaluates programs presented. (E)Outreach•Works with Youth Services Manager to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for youth and/or caregivers. (E)•Contacts youth-oriented agencies and offers to conduct bilingual programs for them. (E) •Promotes awareness and encourages usage of Library System resources and services to schools and other agencies. (E)•Attends and presents information at regularly scheduled meetings and special events of local Hispanic-focused groups. (E)•Promotes Library System use and services to caregivers and children. (E)•Represents the library at childcare and parenting fairs, PTA programs, and other outside events. (E)

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is required, with an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with children 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:

Contact: Cindy Quinn at (864) 527-9232 or [email protected]


Submission Date: 12/16/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources Management Librarian

Job Description: The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking an Electronic Resources Management Librarian will help manage the life cycle of our electronic resources including maintaining the electronic resources management system ALMA, collecting and organizing usage data, marketing the library’s e-resources, addressing access issues, manage the library e-textbook program and other tasks related to the management of the libraries vast electronic resources collection.

Qualifications: Required: Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Graduation with master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. Preferred:Minimum of two years of experience in an academic libraryUnderstanding of the electronic resources life cycle as described in the NASIG Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians.Experience working with vendors and publishers.Knowledge of trends in library technology and electronic resources management.Experience with statistical standards such as COUNTER and SUSHI.Experience working with an Electronic Resources Management System and Integrated Library System, such as Ex Libris Alma.Strong communication, problem-solving, and project management skills.Commitment to engage in an active program of scholarship and professional service.Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including web-based outreach.Intellectual curiosity and adaptability

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/38662(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #008617)Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Salary: $63,000

Contact: Liz Siler - [email protected]


Submission Date: 12/07/2021

Job Title: Library Director/Head Librarian

Job Description: Piedmont Technical College seeks a qualified academic library director who will be responsible for the college’s library resources and services for students, faculty and staff in Piedmont Technical College’s seven-county service area, including its six county campuses. More specifically, the director is responsible for the following: providing oversight for collection development, evaluation, organization, processing, and cataloging of library materials; managing the library’s budget and library purchasing, both institutional and consortial; supervising and managing the operations, staffing, services and functions of the college library and its county campus sites; managing bibliographic instruction and orientation to students and incorporating library resources into online course offerings; providing training opportunities for faculty; and managing the licensing, updates, evaluation and selection of online services and resources for all students, faculty and staff of the college. An understanding of, and commitment to, the educational philosophy of the public two-year technical college is important.

Qualifications: Graduate degree in library science or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology and a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible related work/teaching experience. Prefer a master's degree in library science and five (5) years of work-related experience as a librarian or library director in a community or technical college environment.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: A SC state application must be submitted to be considered for this position.https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/ptc/jobs/3294856/head-librarian?location[0]=greenwood%20county&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary:

Contact: Lisa Martin, Dean, IDEAS Division


Submission Date: 12/03/2021

Job Title: Director of Talking Book Services

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 Director of Talking Book Services in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. The South Carolina State Library is seeking a creative, detail-oriented person with excellent customer service skills for the Director of Talking Book Services position. This position oversees the Talking Books Services Department comprised of library staff responsible for the development and execution of statewide library service programs for persons with qualifying disabilities. The candidate must have knowledge of principles, practices, and objectives of state library programs and of library services and programs for persons with disabilities. They should have a thorough knowledge of administrative policies and procedures for library public services programs. They must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of staff and management.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:•Plan a public service program of reader advisory, programming, and reference assistance to support the South Carolina State Library mission and goals, and the National Library Service.•Act as liaison to the National Library Service and other national, regional, state, and local organizations.•Provide outreach to community/special interest and library organizations serving client groups. •Speak and exhibit at events and meetings to promote Talking Books Services.•Provide direct services to customers of the Talking Book Services program through reader advisors, reference, and other duties.•Provide special programs to reach different age groups of the current users of the service. •Train and/or assist Inclusive Services staff and programs as needed.•Supervise multiple employees.•Participate in leadership team and agency wide efforts.•Prepare and deliver presentations to various audiences and visual presentations.•Organize and present thorough reports.•Establish partnerships and maintain effective working relationships.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 bachelor’s degree and professional experience related to the positionPreferred Qualifications:•A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university •Minimum six (6) years professional library experience, three (3) of which should be in a public services or library services for individuals with disabilities.•Experience relevant to the duties for the position.•Considerable experience using automated library systems•Strong writing skills (writing sample is required)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3333051/director-of-talking-book-services?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $50,833 - $72,440

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


Submission Date: 12/02/2021

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Research Consultant (Remote position)

Job Description: Description:Proactively gather, synthesize, and consult on information and data associated with talent market opportunities. This role requires the capability to independently execute research requests and develop output that demonstrates a mastery of research. The Research Sr. Consultant will also serve as a subject matter expert in designing and implementing strategies to create high-impact labor market analysis by leveraging free and fee-based resources, proprietary databases, and social media tools. This role will assist in developing and broadening the knowledge base of the National Agency and Producer Recruiting Team within Talent Acquisition department.Responsibilities•Analyzes and synthesizes labor market and industry data to drive talent-related business decisions•Co-leads the execution of complex labor market and competitive intelligence projects in partnership with a brand or research lead•Tracks and manages effectiveness of research tools and partner with measurement team to ensure we are achieving ROI•Serves as the subject matter expert on research best practices, and consults and trains on databases and research tools that will advance recruiting outcomes•Develops and conducts training required to support the team’s greatest opportunity for learning and development in research•Assesses project requests and deliverables, prioritizes work accordingly, and sets clear expectations on timeframe with clients•Collaborates with peers and broader team to anticipate business needs and adjust research strategies on a regular basis•Develops and manages library of functional research resource guides•Supports clients at various reporting levels from Directors to Sourcers

Qualifications: Education and Experience•Bachelor’s degree required; an advanced degree in library and information science a plus•3 – 5 years of experience in an information specialist, research associate, analyst or market research role in an applicable industry requiredFunctional Skills•Strong research skills and basic business knowledge•Ability to synthesize information quickly and provide recommendations•Uses experience, innovation, and judgment to make decisions that may be based on partial information•Experience in co leading projects and/or cross functional teams•Strong understanding of sourcing and research trends and tools•Advanced time management skills including ability to handle multiple projects, great follow-up skills and capable of multi-tasking effectively•Ability to develop & deliver effective presentations and communicate with clients at all levels across enterprise•Resourceful, critical and strategic thinker, and creative problem solver: ability to quickly and effectively get things done while managing unanticipated roadblocks•Experience with internet research through free and fee-based resources•Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite required

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To view the full job description and apply, please visit: https://www.allstate.jobs/job/14069379/talent-acquisition-research-consultant-sales-recruiting-strategy-remote/

Salary: $60,000 - $85,000 per year

Contact: https://www.allstate.jobs/job/14069379/talent-acquisition-research-consultant-sales-recruiting-strategy-remote/ 


Submission Date: 12/02/2021

Job Title: ILS Administrator, FT, Information Technology

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEM JOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-047Posting Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021Application Deadline: Thursday, December 16, 2021Position: ILS Administrator, FT, Information TechnologySalary: $45,765 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: January 2022Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South CarolinaSchedule: Some evening, weekend and holiday work required FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Virtual Services Coordinator, performs administrative tasks related to the library’s integrated library system (ILS) using independent judgment and initiative within a framework of established policies. Works closely with supervisor and Information Technology (IT) staff in planning and implementing system upgrades, making system changes and improvements as appropriate, and developing and implementing library policies as they apply to functional elements of the automated system. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICSAbility to read, interpret and understand computer printouts, reports, program listings and the ability to communicate findings and observations with coworkers, supervisor and vendor technical support. Ability to create and maintain clear procedural documentation. Ability to work independently. Customer service oriented. Ability to work in a team environment with both technical and non-technical coworkers and end-users.Thorough knowledge of multiple Internet browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge) and various versions of each. General knowledge of Hyper-text Mark UP Language (HTML). Experience with web applications and scripting (Java, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL). General knowledge of multiple computer operating platforms (Linux, Windows Server 2016/2019?). General knowledge of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and IP (Internet Protocol). Experience using Telnet/SSH applications for remote administration.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEBachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in computer science/information technology. Experience with web site development, web graphics applications and techniques and two years’ experience working in a library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Preferred: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university. Experience with Innovative systems and open source ILS systems. Experience with Linux and other open source applications.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSUse of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement may be required. Valid S.C. driver’s license required. Some evening, weekend and holiday work required. Required to carry cell phone when on-call. Potential exists for being called to a Library System location after departure or on the weekends.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 and distinguish standardized cable color-coding and equipment warning lights•lift and move up to 40 pounds•stand for long periods of time•sit 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 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).•Upgrades ILS software, including conversions of major files and loading new releases. (E)•Manages and maintains automated vendor provided help desk for ILS. (E)•Sets up ILS for site-specific operations including startups, shutdowns, server backups and scheduling reports/programs. (E)•Maintains ILS related databases.•Performs access control functions for the ILS, such as creating new user records for logins and modifying components of existing records. (E)•Monitors ILS forums and listservs for information relevant to ILS operation.•Analyses, configures, updates, and customizes ILS files.•Migrates data from old versions of ILS software to new versions or new implementations of ILS software. Creates and maintains documentation of the steps used in migration. (E)•Makes modifications to ILS software for improved workflow. (E)•Facilitates updating of ILS files when ILS systems are offline for any reason. (E)•Provides assistance with Automated Materials Handling (AMH) systems.•Performs periodic maintenance tasks and adjusts ILS parameters. (E)•Tests restored backup files in coordination with Server Support Specialist, to verify functionality.•Tunes ILS for optimal performance and assists with planning for ILS growth.•Performs and maintains backup schedules for ILS production and training servers, and monitors queues and output devices. Produces ILS server reports. (E)•Works closely with Staff Development Coordinator and Circulation Manager to ensure coordination of training and implementation of ILS system functions. (E)• Assists in the destruction of old magnetic media. Responsible for resolving GCLS help desk tickets related to the ILS.•Works with outside organizations to ensure reliable operation of the ILS. •Makes configuration changes to the ILS system to meet the needs of the library system. (E) •Works with the State Library to maintain connectivity between the ILS systems.•Works with vendors who provide support for our self-check systems.•Provides technical assistance in Main Library meeting room as needed.•Maintains ILS log files, checking console messages. (E)•Transmits daily overdue, billed item, and hold pickup notice files via FTP to authorized vendor for printing and mailing. (E)•Maintains ILS notice statistics and reports. (E)•Produces specialized reports using various programs.•Maintains web version of library catalog. (E)•Writes documentation that assists in the formulation of new procedures.•Assists in developing and implementing functional elements of Library policies and procedures related to automated systems.•Maintains up-to-date knowledge of library automation developments and open source library solutions.•Trains selected IT staff to assist with operator functions and provides training to non-IT staff as appropriate. (E)•Assists at public service desks and in technical services on an as needed basis.•Attends conferences, workshops, training as requested.•Assists in system-wide inventory of hardware, software, and IP addresses.•Assists Web Developer with maintaining web server.•Participates in IT on-call rotation. (E)•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E)•Performs tasks in accord with Library System vision, mission, and code of service. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the Library System (E).•Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in computer science/information technology. Experience with web site development, web graphics applications and techniques and two years’ experience working in a library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Preferred: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university. Experience with Innovative systems and open source ILS systems. Experience with Linux and other open source applications.

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: $45,765 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn at (864) 527-9232 or [email protected] 


Submission Date: 11/30/2021

Job Title: Librarian II

Job Description: LIBRARIAN II 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, disability or sexual orientation.OPENING DATE: 11/26/21CLOSING DATE: 12/10/21THE POSITION UNCLASSIFIED VACANCY IN THE FULTON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM THIS RECRUITMENT WILL ALSO BE USED TO FILL PERMANENT, TEMPORARY AND PART-TIME POSITIONSFulton County Government COVID-19 NoticeParticipation in the County's COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a condition of employment with Fulton County. All Fulton County employees are required to either be immunized by vaccination against COVID-19 or be tested weekly for the detection of COVID-19. Minimum Qualifications:Master’s Degree in Library Science; supplemented by 3 years of professional Librarian experience, including 1 year of lead or supervisory experience.Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess certification as a Professional Librarian issued by the State of Georgia; and may be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license as required by area 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 perform duties related to providing advanced professional library services to patrons and managing a collection or specialized library function. Responsibilities include selecting library books and materials, providing complex reference assistance and bibliographic instruction to patrons, managing a library program initiative, and serving as an expert in a specialized subject area. Additional responsibilities include, organizing, leading, planning, directing and/or implementing outreach services, programs, initiatives and presentations. This classification is distinguished from Librarian I in that this class manages a subject collection and/or library program initiative, whereas the latter performs general Librarian duties.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.Provides customer service to Library patrons and the public: provides assistance and information related to library programs, services, materials, facilities, equipment, fees, procedures, or other issues; responds to questions and complaints related to library operations; researches problems and initiates problem resolution; greets visitors and directs to areas of library; assists patrons with various library services; voter registration; assists patrons in requesting, selecting, and locating library materials; researches book titles, book availability, patron records, or related information. Exercises discretion and limited authority regarding library programs, collections, and general operations: designs and delivers programming to targeted readership; serves on committees and task forces; assists in drafting policies and procedures, and making recommendations to supervisor; maintains records of program participation; assists in developing goals and objectives for area of specialty/assignment; prepares descriptive inventories of historical records and documents as required; recommends allocation of financial, staffing, equipment, space, and bibliographic resources necessary to meet goals and objectives; communicates goals, objectives, and policies to the public; and assists in developing and managing the implementation of short- and long-range plans for an assigned library section or collection.Manages the selection, retention, and general development of assigned library collections: evaluates publications for inclusion in collection; selects books for purchase; prepares order lists for purchase of library materials; removes/weeds outdated, worn, and little-used materials from library collections as needed; and catalogs library materials as required.Leads, coordinates and/or provides daily work assistance to employees, volunteers, or community service workers: coordinates Library programs and daily work activities; and consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise. Assists in developing and monitoring assigned library program budget as required. Provides specialized reference services and bibliographic instruction to patrons as required.Develops and implements training programs that support and enhance the department’s short and long range mission, goals, and strategies as well as improve library staff’s ability to meet organizational and position objectives; Conducts training needs assessments; Conducts individual, small and large group trainings, Creates training specific reports that track ROI, training plans, and other department specific goals; Conduct training on topics such as SIRI, Kronos, New Hire Orientation, department practices, policies, and procedures, cataloging, and etc. (By position assignment)Monitors inventory levels of equipment and supplies: initiates requests for new or replacement materials; recommends the purchase, lease or rental of equipment related to services in assigned area.Participates in inventorying archives as required: and assists with the development of archival procedures and the evaluation and classification of manuscripts and research materials as required. Establishes and maintains relationships with community agencies and institutions: develops partnerships to enhance library system awareness and promote services; conducts community outreach events and library card drives; and serves as a community liaison for collection development. Instructs patrons in use of various library systems/resources, including Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), Internet, and Dewey Decimal system: instructs patrons in use of indexes and databases to locate periodical literature; instructs patrons in use of various print and online periodical databases; instructs patrons in use of library computers, printers, software programs, network programs, and other library equipment; and conducts formal classes as assigned. Performs cataloging and classification (original cataloging) of library materials in accordance with current international cataloging standards, local and FCLS (Fulton County Library System) practices; Creates MARC (Machine Readable Catalog) in records and update OCLC records to the Library’s online catalog; Classifies records via the Dewey Decimal System or other mandated systems and construct call numbers for materials added to the Library’s collections; Assist with authority control of database. (By position assignment) Processes inter-library loan requests from patrons: verifies whether material is in collection; identifies library which owns requested item; sends borrowing requests; receives/processes incoming material; and notifies patrons of availability. Processes inter-library loan requests from other libraries: retrieves material from shelves or arranges for material to be sent from branch library; charges item to inter-library loan account on computer; packages material to be delivered; receives material back from borrowing library; discharges material from computer and returns to shelf; and completes internal/external documentation. Performs all duties of subordinate Library personnel as needed: provides circulation services to patrons including checking/out materials and registering new patrons; repairs/mends damaged books and materials; processes new/donated materials; re-shelves and locates books and materials; restocks supplies; and performs general tasks related to operation and upkeep of the Library. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, and correspondence, such as inter-library loan requests, schedules, meeting room calendars, statistical reports (includes the utilization of SIRSIDYNIX), order lists, book lists, library cards, receipts, recording door statistics, voter registration forms, supply requisitions, time cards, flyers, signs, or other documents. Monitors inventory levels of equipment and supplies: initiates requests for new or replacement materials; recommends the purchase, lease or rental of equipment related to services in assigned area. Operates various equipment associated with library operations, which may include an online card catalog, self-check machine, computer, printer, microfilm reader, overhead projector, microphone, television, alarm system, security monitor, copy machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, bar code scanner, book cart, calculator, and telephone; maintains adequate supply of paper in equipment paper trays. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, database, networking, desktop publishing, e-mail, Internet, or other software programs. Communicates with supervisor, employees, volunteers, community service workers, library patrons, other libraries, community organizations, government agencies, school/educational officials, school groups, the public, the media, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.Additional Functions:Performs other duties as assigned. 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; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, and ratios; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures. Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems. Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable. 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:Master’s Degree in Library Science; supplemented by 3 years of professional Librarian experience, including 1 year of lead or supervisory experience.Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess certification as a Professional Librarian issued by the State of Georgia; and may be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license as required by area 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.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3323303/librarian-ii

Salary: $45,666.00

Contact: APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.fultoncountyga.gov OR141 Pryor Street, Suite 3030Atlanta, GA 30303EXAM #2002222.11.26.2021LIBRARIAN IISA


Submission Date: 11/29/2021

Job Title: Senior Librarian - Youth Services Manager - Bluffton Branch

Job Description: SENIOR LIBRARIAN – YOUTH SERVICES MANAGER (Bluffton): Under minimal supervision by the Branch Manager and in coordination with the Youth Services Coordinator, plans, implements and manages a comprehensive program of library service to children, their caregivers and teens. Provides support to those working with children and teens; monitors the quality and effectiveness of existing programs and practices; trains, supervises, schedules and evaluates children’s services staff. Works evenings and weekends as needed.*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:• Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program• Three (3) years public service experience in a public library with relevant coursework• Previous management/supervisory experience strongly preferred• Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification• Valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919001&sreq=2&form=1&desc=SENIOR%20LIBRARIAN%20-%20YOUTH%20SERVICES%20MANAGER/BLUFFTON

Salary: $55,224.00 annually

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


Submission Date: 11/29/2021

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.OPEN UNTIL FILLED*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: $60,870 - $77,916 Annually

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


Submission Date: 11/22/2021

Job Title: Librarian IV, Branch Manager

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-042Posting Date: Monday, November 22, 2021Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021Position: Librarian IV, Branch Manager - Level 4 (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Pelham Road Branch. Salary: $50,598 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: December 2021Location: F.W. Symmes Branch Library, 1508 Pelham Road, Greenville, South Carolina.Schedule: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues., Wed. & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Fri. 8:30a-6:00p; and every 4th Sat. 8:30a-6:00p. (Off the Fri. before working on Sat.) Schedule requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs. FUNCTIONEmployees in this position manage people, projects, collections, events, ideas, and a facility. They coach, schedule, direct, and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of a branch of the Greenville County Library System (“Library”). They embody the Library’s Code of Service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed, and inspired. They greet customers and employees with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services, and technology. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.•Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage Library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email, and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to plan, organize, and direct activities of a branch library. •Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures, and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training, and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron, and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals and unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information, and task-related information in oral, written, and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement, and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an ongoing opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled, and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university.•Three years of professional library experience at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communicationohear 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). •Assigns, instructs, directs, and supervises branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Prepares staff schedules, approves leave requests, and requests assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Provides assistance in reference, reader’s advisory, and circulation services to customers and employees. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures, and regulations. (E)•Plans, organizes, schedules, and implements branch programs for adults. Coordinates branch-initiated young adult programs with the Teen Librarian. •Assists Youth Services in providing, coordinating, and promoting children’s programs. Coordinates branch-initiated children’s programs with the Youth Services Department.•Confers with the Access & Discovery Director and Human Resources regarding branch personnel needs, problems, vacancies, recruitment, specific position requirements, and overall employee relations. (E)•Coordinates interviews of candidates for branch staff positions and submits recommendations of those determined to be most qualified. (E)•Makes recommendations to the Technical Services Manager regarding the development and maintenance of the branch collection; weeds collection based on condition, timeliness, and use. (E)•Assists in planning for changes and improvements in branch operations, including furnishings and equipment recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives. (E)•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s digital materials such as eBooks, magazines, and music. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at branch location. (E)•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Ensures that branch safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Keeps abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on Library operations, policies and procedures, and addresses problems and complaints. (E)•Establishes relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote Library services, resources and programs. (E)•Ensures fines and fees are collected and reported accurately. (E)•Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to select, train, schedule, and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate.•Operates, manages, and coordinates maintenance of Library equipment, including self-checkout stations, staff and public computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier, and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Empties book drops during Library holidays and other closings. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Performs other related duties as required, including those of any staff member in the unit.

Qualifications: Required:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university.•Three years of professional library experience at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $50,598 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


Submission Date: 11/22/2021

Job Title: Oral Historian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Oral Historian. The oral historian will provide expertise in conducting oral histories documenting the history of Clemson and focused areas of research. 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.Lecturers are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the area of librarianship. This is a three-year limited term lecturer accountable to the Head of Special Collections and Archives.Responsibilities include:Oral Historian*Perform historical background research*Conduct oral history interviews in accordance with best practices*Manage the processing of the content developed including transcription and preservation*Develop collaborative projects with partners with an immediate emphasis on the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina*Conduct oral history training in collaboration with partners*Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions*Travel, including evening and weekend hours, required from time to time

Qualifications: QualificationsRequired Qualifications/Experience:*Graduate degree in history, museum studies, or a specialization in oral history or public history or relevant graduate degree as determined by the Libraries*Minimum of two years of experience with oral histories*Demonstrated knowledge of oral history professional practices, methodology, theory, and ethics*Demonstrated experience with recording, editing and transcription technology*Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills*Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence*Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and individually, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlinesPreferred Qualifications/Experience:*Experience in memory studies*Experience in a cultural institution*Experience conducting interviews on sensitive topics

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications will be submitted through Clemson’s Faculty job board via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/98831. Through this website, applicants will be required to submit their vita, a cover letter, and three reference contacts.Applications received by December 10, 2021 will be assured full consideration, but we will continue to monitor applications that are received after this deadline.

Salary: Minimum salary of $53,600

Contact: Jessica Kohout-Tailor, [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/18/2021

Job Title: Tenure Track Director of Archives

Job Description: The University of South Carolina Lancaster, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina located approximately thirty-five (35) miles south of Charlotte, NC, seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty librarian position as Director of Archives beginning August 16, 2022. The Director of Archives handles collection development decisions based on knowledge of regional history and culture, awareness of archival standards and trends, and understanding user needs. The Director is responsible for: - Initiating and participating in outreach, reference, and collection development activities for Special Collections and Archives.- Initiating collection development by maintaining and cultivating donor relations, appraising potential collections, and acquiring/accessioning collections that meet the archive’s collection development policies- Providing access to archival collections by creating finding aids, collection-level records, and metadata descriptions and maintains a database on collections, storage space allocations, provenance, and usage rights- Following professional archival best practices to ensure appropriate acquisition, arrangement, description, preservation, and use of materials in the USCL collections.- Working in a culturally sensitive manner when archiving materials such as Native American artifacts and records. Scholarship, advising, and university/community service are expected. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center including its mission of outreach to Native American communities. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Qualifications: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree in Library Science. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/107788 Applicants must complete an application, upload a cover letter that specifically addresses the applicant’s qualifications, provide a curriculum vitae, share graduate transcripts, and a statement on their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion online. Graduate transcripts should be uploaded as Other Supporting Documents. Applicants must also upload a statement on their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their work/ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statements should be uploaded as Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications. Applicants must also provide contact information, to include an email address, for a minimum of three professional references. Only applications and materials submitted through the online application process will be considered.

Salary:

Contact: Tracey Mobley Chavous, PHR Director of Human Resources University of South Carolina Lancaster


Submission Date: 11/17/2021

Job Title: Library Services Manager-Web Applications

Job Description: The successful applicant must have experience managing a complex website, web design application and graphic design, preferably in an academic setting*Serves as the expert with web content management systems, especially OU Campus*Troubleshoots performance issues, including the pcs and printers in the computer workstations and the iMacs in Multimedia Commons*Manages web content and facilities interfacing with other applications, including the online catalog (Sierra, discover layer (EBSCO EDS), and Springshare*Provides software support for Microsoft Suite and Adobe Pro*Monitors professional trends and best practices and makes recommendations*Consults with library faculty and staff regarding the design initiatives*Develops and maintains web pages for Library*Performs other related duties

Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in Educational Technology, Web Design, Interactive Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science, or a related field of study, with three years of experience as a web designer or website developer. Must have experience with user experience design and UX deliverables, such as site maps, site prototypes, and wire frames, along with Microsoft Suites and Adobe Pro.Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to manage complex website and web-based applications. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with customer service skills that will work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students to create and revise web pages.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Employment is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check as mandated by Tennessee State University.Official transcripts for positions which require a post-secondary undergraduate degree, advanced degree and/or certification must be presented upon hire.An unofficial transcript may be attached in the "Transcript" section.You will be required to provide names and contact information for three references.

Salary: starting at $45,000

Contact: pa220.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=57259


Submission Date: 11/16/2021

Job Title: Library Supervisor - Circulation

Job Description: The purpose of this class is to manage and supervise the daily functions of the Circulation Department of the Hampton Memorial Library, as well as the library Courier Services and PCLS Volunteers. Serves as a member of the library administration team, assisting with the development of Circulation policies and procedures across the library system.ESSENTIAL TASKSManages, schedules, and supervises the daily functions of the Circulation Department of the Hampton Memorial Library and the library system Courier.Accepts and processes volunteer applications for the library system, works with branch managers and department leaders to schedule library volunteers.Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement; offers training, advice and assistance as needed.Participates in the development of Library policies and procedures; recommends policy and procedural changes to better meet Library and patron needs.Gathers, evaluates, and interprets statistical data concerning both library materials and patron use; prepares routine and special reports and recommendations as requested.Assists with ordering materials for library collection. Assesses the condition of Library materials; determines whether to repair or discard materials as necessary.Assists the public in a professional and courteous manner.Participates in annual budget requests for library system.Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints in areas of responsibility. Keeps supervisor informed of all issues and concerns encountered.Addresses patron concerns and/or complaints and makes adjustments to patron accounts as necessary.Performs administrative work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data.Attends continuing education classes, professional meetings, conferences and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills. Participates in training and development programs for department staff.Assists in development of strategic goals and objectives for the County library system.Prepares Library for opening and closing.Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university or current enrollment in a Master’s degree program with the intention of completing the MLS degree within 2 years and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a job related field. Must be eligible for Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:Must possess or acquire upon acceptance of position: a Professional, Pre-Professional, or Provisional Pre-Professional Certification from the S.C. State Library. Certification levels are based on education and experience.Must possess valid state driver’s license.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Requires 2 years.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full position description and how to apply, visit https://www.co.pickens.sc.us/freeform_jobposting_detail_T11_R96.php

Salary: $47,000 per year

Contact: Cassie Hamilton, [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/09/2021

Job Title: Acquisitions Assistant

Job Description: Acquisition AssistantWofford College invites applications for an acquisition assistant. Reporting to and working directly for the director of technical services, the acquisition assistant’s primary responsibilities are the accurate and timely purchase and receipt of library materials and equipment, and the maintenance and monitoring of library materials bookkeeping.The acquisitions assistant is a non-exempt position located in the Sandor Teszler Library, budgeted at minimally 40 hours per week. The normal work schedule is eight hours per day, five days per week. Most of the work performed is done with minimal supervision.RESPONSIBILITIES:90% General Duties• Search for titles in vendor platforms or publisher websites to determine availability and price for timely and fiscally responsible acquisitions.• Research integrated library system to identify network or community records to use for order record. Search OCLC catalog and upload catalog record for items not in integrated library system for purposes of acquisition record.• Create and edit order records with accurate codes indicating the date of receipt, price and any special handling instructions. Code items ordered to appropriate budget categories in integrated library system.• Track and resolve purchase requests in a timely manner. Keep records of patron requests, items which have not arrived and items unavailable for purchase. Conduct periodic reviews of lists.• Review invoices, verify exact title and activate resources in integrated library system.• Track, review and process invoices for the purchase and subscription of library resources. Verify that items on invoices have been received and calculate price changes.• Maintain vendor contact list in integrated library system. Correspond with vendors to resolve issues with shipments or account information.• Maintain financial records to meet fiduciary duty for the college’s retention period policy.• Establish yearly ledger, monitor funds and manage fiscal close in integrated library system.• Assist with library collections budget planning, forecasting and review of expenditures. Prepare financial reports with statistical analysis.• Assist with day-to-day projects and/or troubleshooting of acquisitions-related issues.• Effectively communicate with colleagues to resolve questions or problems regarding material orders, records and related issues.• Provide back-up for other acquisitions staff in their absence.10% Other Duties as Assigned• Participate in and support library and team-wide initiatives and assist in developing and achieving established goals.• Attend staff meetings, participate in seminars and training as needed in keeping current with library trends.• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:• Ability to work independently under general supervision.• Excellent problem solving and communication skills.• Thorough knowledge of bookkeeping, financial record keeping rules and procedures, and current budget systems.• Ability to use standard office hardware (i.e. computer, multifunction printer) and software (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook).• Demonstrable skills including the creation and use of spreadsheets and the ability to compute percentages and create formulas.• Accuracy and attention to detail.• Ability to prioritize work and use good time management.• Associate degree in accounting or bachelor’s degree.• Minimally two years of bookkeeping or financial accounting experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application materials must be submitted electronically to [email protected] with the subject line “Acquisition Assistant.” Application materials include: (1) a letter of interest explaining how the candidate qualifies for the position, (2) a current resume or curriculum vitae and (3) a list of three references, including contact information.For assured consideration, application materials must be received no later than midnight on Nov. 21, 2021.

Salary:

Contact: April Grey


Submission Date: 11/08/2021

Job Title: Children's and Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: Full 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. 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: 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.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 Training

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: 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.

Contact: Charlotte Johnston [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/08/2021

Job Title: Librarian

Job Description: GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs professional library duties under direct or general supervision of Library Director or Office Manager; does related work as required.Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to:Creates, plans and coordinates programs both in the library and for outreach dependent on library needs.Serves as the library’s DISCUS and electronic databases coordinator (including library’s eBooks).Actively participates in development of long-term goals for the library.Fills interlibrary loan requests for patrons. Enforces policies and procedures in compliance with SCLENDS consortium rules and guidelines. Coordinates with staff on processing inter library loan requests between SCLENDS libraries.Performs collection development and maintenance for the adult services collection including reference and local history in collaboration with other staff.Assists in training and supervising specified staff and volunteers, and guiding priorities within activities and tasks. May oversee library in absence of higher staff.Receives and responds to the public and answers information requests.Writes monthly report and compiles statistics.Attends SCLENDS meetings for circulation and cataloging and workshops, conferences and training to professional library skills.May work at the circulation desk, answering reference questions, and providing readers’ advisory services and assisting with other front desk duties.May assist with content for website and social media in collaboration with other staff.This position requires the ability and willingness to travel and work at any library location within the county.Other duties as assigned.The Candidate: Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesDemonstrate a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills and flexibilityPossess solid organizational and communication skills (specifically writing and reading)Be energetic and enthusiastic with a positive attitudeHave an extensive knowledge and enjoyment of literatureMust be able to work independently with minimal supervision, be dependable, and complete tasks on schedule. A working knowledge of electronic databases of library materials and computer applications (specifically Microsoft Office and Google) and be comfortable and proficient using current technology. Needs to know how to work and use a cash register. Display knowledge or interest in emerging technologies.Exhibit creativity, initiative, and passion about developing library services that benefit the entire community.Genuinely enjoy a diverse population and interact with the public in a positive and constructive manner.Hours: This position is a full time salaried position working evenings and weekends as needed. This position has a benefits package including vacation and health insurance.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:ALA accredited MLS degree. Eligible for or holds South Carolina library certification.Valid driver’s license with safe driving recordMust be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background checkMust be able to lift 20 pounds

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit an application, cover letter, resume, three references and salary requirements. Please email or mail your application to:Email: [email protected] writeSearch CommitteeChester County LibraryP.O. Box 74Chester, SC 29706

Salary: Starting pay for this salaried position is: $37,000

Contact: If you have any questions, contact Carol Lewis, Office Manager, Chester County Library. [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/08/2021

Job Title: Assistant Director Customer Engagement & Community Outreach (Library Services)

Job Description: The position is currently listed as “ASSISTANT LIBRARY DIRECTOR – LIBRARY SERVICES” on the Clayton County Website. The listed description does not accurately describe the position. See below.Salary: $69,990.48NEW POSITION TITLE: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT & COMMUNITY OUTREACHGENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible administrative work involving a broad range of work of significant difficulty including; planning, directing and coordinating public library outreach and Customer Engagement. Consults with Director, Deputy Director, and Assistant Directors as part of the library administrative team.SUPERVISION: Reports directly to the Director of Library Services.SUPERVISES; (i.e. Financial Literacy Coordinator, Health Literacy Coordinator, Branch Manager & others as assigned).· ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Performs and supervises outreach for library functions, manages & coordinates system-wide public engagement and orchestrates marketing for library programming & managing social media . Works with all locations on system-wide program planning, outreach team coordination and special events. Creates programs, services, and products that support in-person and digital access for diverse populations. The Customer Engagement & Community Outreach AD will serve as a liaison to county departments, initiatives, and support endeavors in the community, as well as, work collaboratively with branches and community partners to ensure the programs uphold equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility values and a commitment to seamless access to information for all citizens. Assists in preparation of budgets & the annual reports, supervises in-service training courses for staff, trains staff; develops goals and objectives; assists with development of consumer health, financial and information literacy collections, evaluates system-wide needs, prepares work schedules; coordinates work of assigned staff; participates in hiring employees, supervises the use of library facilities for public library-sponsored programs; represents the library at professional meetings; creates and supervise appropriate exhibits and displays; coordinates library programs with community needs; keeps abreast of developments in the subspecialty of consumer health & financial literacy, troubleshoots problems, instructs staff and assists with all community events. .Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the library’s strategic goals and initiatives by working with the branch staff, outreach teams, and outreach coordinators to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.·· This position also supervises the coordination of all aspects of local & national health and financial literacy programming. Works with staff conducting outreach to community-based organizations to develop health & financial literacy programs, patron-centric civic programming and activities based on community literacy needs, develops and maintains community partnerships, identifies opportunities for Library participation in local community outreach events and aligns with community partners to create awareness, engagement, and retention of participants in library sponsored, health, finance and other related programming. This position works in collaboration with the national, regional, & local health program partners, as well as with national, regional, & local financial partners, local schools & universities, and non-profit and for-profit partners to develop, pilot, model, and evaluate community engagement activities, emphasizes outreach to underrepresented populations and assists with writing and managing grants. This position coordinates and collaborates with local programs and non-profit organizations in addition to local financial partners to provide access to resources, digital collection outreach services, and expertise to support public and community literacy. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Recommends purchases of books and supplies; compiles periodic statistics; supervises the handling of gifts (books, DVD, etc.); coordinates and supervises marketing efforts related to work as required.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various office equipment. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Must perform highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge. Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with some interruption. Must be able to remember task/assignment given to self and others over long periods of time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:· KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage. High level of comfort with program planning, implementation, and evaluation.· Experience building sustainable community relationships. Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, methods and administration; thorough knowledge of library marketing engagement and outreach, knowledge of office practices; ability to review administrative library challenges and determine appropriate solutions and procedures; must be computer literate; must have thorough knowledge of databases, knowledge of methods utilized to determine community information needs and evaluation of information services; ability to develop, organize, coordinate, train and direct the work of professional and paraprofessional subordinate employees, ability to write grants and prepare statistical reports; a background in health sciences librarianship is desirable; familiarity in current technology trends, ability to deal harmoniously with others. .EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Master’s Degree in library science and five (5) years’ library administrative experience. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid State of Georgia Librarian’s Professional Graduate Certification prior to attaining permanent appointment status. Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals is preferred.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:· KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage. High level of comfort with program planning, implementation, and evaluation.· Experience building sustainable community relationships. Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, methods and administration; thorough knowledge of library marketing engagement and outreach, knowledge of office practices; ability to review administrative library challenges and determine appropriate solutions and procedures; must be computer literate; must have thorough knowledge of databases, knowledge of methods utilized to determine community information needs and evaluation of information services; ability to develop, organize, coordinate, train and direct the work of professional and paraprofessional subordinate employees, ability to write grants and prepare statistical reports; a background in health sciences librarianship is desirable; familiarity in current technology trends, ability to deal harmoniously with others. .EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Master’s Degree in library science and five (5) years’ library administrative experience. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid State of Georgia Librarian’s Professional Graduate Certification prior to attaining permanent appointment status. Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals is preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.claytoncountyga.gov/employment

Salary: $69,990.48

Contact: https://www.claytoncountyga.gov/employment


Submission Date: 11/05/2021

Job Title: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian 1

Job Description: LIBRARIAN 1, Cataloger/ Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services.Full-time position for an energetic, team-oriented individual with strong customer service skills. Under general supervision, candidate will perform original cataloging, complex copy cataloging, and authority control work using CCPL cataloging standards. Will also be assigned other projects to meet the mission of the department. May assist library generalists with routine copy cataloging and review their work. May work with other staff to improve the patron experience with discovery layers in addition to the classic catalog.Basic clerical and general office work. Must be comfortable working with staff and patrons with all levels of cataloging knowledge. Candidate should be a good listener and communicator, present an upbeat, cheerful attitude, enjoy working cooperatively as a team member, and place top priority on customer service. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to meet the changing needs of the department. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS:  ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Prefer public library experience. Knowledge of current cataloging standards. Must possess excellent customer service skills, ability to get along well with others and to communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgment when communicating with library staff. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and sitting. Prior library experience helpful but not necessary. Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: go to www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application. Please be sure to upload cover letter and resume, when prompted, and fully complete the application.Charleston County requires employees to be COVID vaccinated or submit an exemption form. We also wear masks and practice social distancing.

Salary: $44,782.40 - $50,440.00 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 11/04/2021

Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian

Job Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTIONThe Research and Instruction Librarian serves as the primary contact for research assistance and oversees the day-to-day activities of the library reference desk. In addition to research help, the Research and Instruction Librarian coordinates and administers all of the library’s instructional services and acts as the electronic resources manager. This is a full-time, salaried, 12-month, exempt position, and is located on SWU's main campus in Central, SC. Reports to the Director of Library Services. Projected hire date is December 1, 2021.RESPONSIBILITIESThe Research and Instruction Librarian coordinates all of the library’s research and instructional services for on campus students and faculty and manages the library’s electronic resources.1. Provide research assistance for on campus students and faculty.2. Coordinate research desk staffing and schedule.3. Coordinate the library’s instructional calendar.4. Prepare and present library instructional sessions.5. Develop appropriate assessment of library instruction.6. Coordinate the development and delivery of library information, including library web pages, LibGuides, mySWU portal, PRIMO Discovery service, OpenAthens, and other services, as needed.7. Participate in library planning and the development of library policies and procedures.8. Participate in collection development.9. Serve as liaison to assigned academic departments.10. Serve on PASCAL committees or working groups.11. Perform basic library operational duties, as needed.12. Help maintain the library’s social media accounts.13. Attend faculty meetings and serve on committees as assigned.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS1. MLS or MLIS degree from ALA accredited institution required.2. Ability and desire to teach.3. Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently.4. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential.5. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required.6. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with little supervision.7. Experience with providing high quality reference services with a variety of print and online resources.8. SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals; the ideal candidate will be familiar with library database subscriptions, and have a high comfort level with web-based, mobile and PC applications including but not limited to the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).9. Experience with ExLibris Alma Primo preferred. OTHER REQUIREMENTSMission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.Physical/Environmental Requirements1. Visual acuity necessary to do editorial work, proof documents, and manage files.2. Requires ability to sit for periods of time in an interior office environment. May require infrequent lifting of objects up to 10 pounds, and occasionally items up to 20 pounds.3. Evening and weekend work, as assigned.4. Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion of a criminal background screening.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://my.swu.edu/ICS/Employment/Welcome.jnz

Salary:

Contact: Joni Addis


Submission Date: 11/03/2021

Job Title: Human Sciences Librarian

Job Description: Auburn University Libraries invites applications for the position of Human Sciences Librarian. There is still time to apply. We seek a librarian eager to serve as liaison to the College of Human Sciences, supporting programs of research, teaching, and outreach in the College’s departments of Consumer and Design Sciences, Human Development & Family Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, & Hospitality Management, and Office of Global Education. This is a tenure-track position and librarians at Auburn University have faculty rank and status, as well as access to a generous professional development budget and supportive colleagues. The Libraries has a long history of partnerships with various departments and units across campus and is well-regarded among students, faculty, and campus administrators. With a relatively low cost of living, an excellent public school system, and an active arts and entertainment scene, Auburn is a thriving family-friendly and diverse community. Residents overwhelmingly rate the city as a great place to live, work, and raise a family. A large, land-grant institution, Auburn University’s beautiful campus is located conveniently along the I-85 corridor less than 60 miles northeast of Montgomery, Alabama, and about 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia.Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For the full position description and application deadlines, please visit https://www.auemployment.com/postings/25211

Salary:

Contact: Juliet Rumble, Human Sciences Librarian Search [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/03/2021

Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian

Job Description: J. Drake Edens Library at Columbia College seeks an energetic, friendly, service-oriented, and collaborative librarian who will serve as the Research and Instruction Librarian. This is an on-site, full time 11-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Librarian level. Reporting to the Library Director, this position is one of five staff who work collaboratively to support students, faculty, and staff in an inclusive community. Faculty expectations include participating in faculty governance, committee memberships, scholarship, service to the profession, and service to the College.Major Responsibilities:Plans, coordinates and participates in the delivery of virtual and in-person library instruction to students, faculty, and staffCreates and maintains Libguides, electronic research guides to materials and services for general library use as well as for specific classes and assignmentsParticipates in library activities involving students (e.g., displays, library programming)Participates in Reference Desk rotation, and electronic Reference using e-mail and LibChat.Assumes responsibility for the library during regularly scheduled evenings and weekends, including supervising student assistantsParticipates in the collection development of resources for the Reference and General Collections

Qualifications: Required qualifications:Master’s Degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s program (MLS/MLIS)Ability to work collaboratively and independently in support of library initiativesThis is an entry-level position and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Preferred qualifications:Flexibility, initiative, and a sense of humorExperience with instruction or with working with college studentsWillingness to take on other projects

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: If interested in applying for this position, submit resume, cover letter, the names and contact information of three professional references through the online submission website @ https://www.columbiasc.edu/about/employment.

Salary:

Contact: Jane Tuttle, Library Director, [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/02/2021

Job Title: Tech Team Librarian I

Job Description: Librarian / Technology Librarian / Main BranchFull-time entry-level position for an energetic, team-oriented librarian. Performs a variety of library functions under professional supervision of the Tech Team Manager. Responsible for training staff and the general public in the use of technology, including software, online tools, and mobile devices, during classes, programs, and public computer sessions. Assistance may be provided in person, by phone, or by email. Duties include developing training materials for in-person and virtual programs, conducting in-person classes and recording virtual programs for staff and the public, submitting promotional requests and creating related flyers, managing the department’s list of email subscribers, and designing and sending the monthly email. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations, including assisting at other departments’ service desks, providing roving customer service, and periodic supervisory duties of the entire facility. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Library experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. 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. 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 upload cover letter and resume, when prompted, and fully complete the application.Charleston County requires employees to be COVID vaccinated or submit an exemption form. We also wear masks and practice social distancing.

Salary: $44,782.40 - $50,440.00 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 11/02/2021

Job Title: Children's Librarian

Job Description: Librarian / Children’s Services / Baxter Patrick James Island Full-time position for an energetic, team-oriented librarian who will demonstrate exceptional customer service and build a positive team spirit within the branch. Provides library services for children ages birth through grade 5: creates attractive displays, develops new and maintains ongoing innovative children’s programs, storytimes/storytelling, STEAM programs, and puppetry programs to promote literacy. Serves at other departments’ service desks as needed. Assists children and caregivers in use of library resources, provides reference and reader’s advisory services. Conducts outreach to and develops partnerships with community-based organizations, schools that target children to promote library’s services. Participate in collection development and maintenance in consultation with Children’s Department Manager. Successful candidate must possess knowledge and competency of library principles and practices of children’s services. Knowledge of children’s literature and materials, modern library organization. Knowledge of and experience with parent education initiative, Every Child Ready to Read, and early literacy skills desirable. Ability to maintain awareness of ongoing technological advances and how they apply to children. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to colleagues, adults in the community and children. Ability to create an environment that welcomes both children and adults who work on behalf of children. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Library experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. 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. 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 upload cover letter and resume, when prompted, and fully complete the application.Charleston County requires employees to be COVID vaccinated or submit an exemption form. We also wear masks and practice social distancing.

Salary: $44,782.40 - $50,440.00 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 11/01/2021

Job Title: Business Librarian

Job Description: Essential Duties and Responsibilities:This faculty member will be a part of the Collection Management team and will report to the Coordinator of Collection Management.Librarians work in a collegial team-based environment, are members of the University faculty, and engage in active programs of scholarship and professional service. The Library offers strong support for professional development activities, including publishing, presenting, and attending conferences and workshops.Responsibilities include:Collection management - Work collaboratively as a member of the Collection Management Team, participating in collection analysis, materials selection, budget management, and policy development. - Select and manage information resources that address the teaching and research needs of faculty and students in business subject areas. - Determine resource needs of business departments/programs and advocate for a suitable annual fund allocation. - Follow information trends in assigned areas, and keep track of curricular changes.Instruction & Outreach - Serve as liaison to the Walker College of Business, providing strong outreach efforts across undergraduate and graduate programs. - Participate in the Library’s instruction program for business students and faculty, including classroom instruction, individual research consultations, and reference services, both on-campus and online. - Assist in the assessment of information literacy instruction and reference services. - Serve as the primary contact for questions about the collection, intellectual property and licensing agreements. - Maintain regular communication with the faculty and students in the Walker College of Business.

Qualifications: Minimum QualificationsALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree.Subject knowledge of one or more business disciplines.Commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.Knowledge of collection management. Experience in teaching and instruction.Ability to work effectively with diverse library users and colleagues. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively or in a team setting. Excellent written communication skills.Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)Additional degree in a business discipline.Experience with collection management and making purchase decisions for business resources.Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion.Experience providing user-centered services with business and management resources, preferably in an academic library setting. Proficiency with computer technology, library software, and teaching with technology.Knowledge of intellectual property, fair use, copyright, and licensing agreements.Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Closing Date: 1/09/22Review of applications begins: 1/10/22For more information and to apply: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/30689

Salary:

Contact: Margaret Gregor [email protected] Mollie Peuler [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/01/2021

Job Title: Librarian II - Youth Services

Job Description: Manages the Youth Services Department of a Large Branch Library. Plans, coordinates, and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Department. Supervises staff within work area, provides feedback concerning programs and services delivered by staff. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with schools, organizations and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees.•Supervises staff of Youth Services department. Includes scheduling staff, instructing, planning, assigning work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement. Offers training, advice, and assistance as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Assists in the interview and training processes for other employees. Serves on internal committees and assists in establishing and implementing policies, procedures, and goals for assigned branch and for own department.•Coordinates 1-2 year program schedule for Youth Services department. Plans, implements, and evaluates library programs for children, teens, and adults. Plans and implements workshops and training sessions, including one-on-one training for teachers, home school parents, civic groups, seniors, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of programming and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. •Coordinates Collection Management of department. Performs Community Analysis to determine customer’s needs and interests. Develops Collection Management Plan for assigned area, including evaluating and determining internal budgeting allocations. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. •Provides Professional reference services to patrons including researching and answering references questions in person, over the telephone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Provides reader's advisory services for adults. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates reference files. Creates displays to promote resources. •Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. Assists in the maintenance of the library's website. 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 as needed. Evaluates department equipment and furnishing needs and makes recommendations to Branch Librarian. Ensures department meets performance standards. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Performs other similar duties as required.

Qualifications: ALA accredited MLIS/MLS3 - 5 years of professional library experience

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $44,095 - $47,181

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources (803) 359-8000


Submission Date: 10/29/2021

Job Title: Branch Manager

Job Description: Position Title: Branch Manager – Tifton-Tift County Public LibraryType of Position: Full time, benefit earningSalary: starting at $59,000Job Summary:The Tifton-Tift County Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the Coastal Plain Regional Library System, is seeking a dynamic, experienced, multi-skilled employee to manage the operations of a busy public library. A successful candidate will have a passion for public service, excellent written and oral communication skills, and well-developed organizational and leadership skills. The Branch Manager is the face of the library in the local community and will interact directly with the Library Board of Trustees, local elected officials, civic groups, and other organizations. The Branch Manager will be a driving force in the community for improving literacy and promoting life-long learning for all ages. A successful candidate will have experience in working with diverse groups of people and promoting inclusivity. The Branch Manager will lead a team of 10-12 staff and should be intentional in recruiting a diverse staff that mirrors the community. For more information, see the full job description on the enclosed pages or visit the library’s website at www.cprl.org/employment.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: ●MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution/GA Librarian License Grade 5b or higher, or ability to obtain upon hire●Three years of customer service experience, preferably in a public library setting●Two years supervisory or administrative level experiencePreferred skills/knowledge:●Bilingual (English/Spanish)●Experience in overseeing facility maintenance●Understanding of and experience with the PINES Consortium, powered by Evergreen (ILS)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Instructions:Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:Sandy Hester at [email protected] or mail to:Attn: Branch Manager PositionCoastal Plain Regional Library2014 Chestnut Ave.Tifton, GA 31794Application Deadline: open until filled (first review date: November 8, 2021)

Salary: starting at $59,000/yearly

Contact: Sandy Hester, DirectorCoastal Plain Regional Library System2014 Chestnut Ave.Tifton, GA 31794 [email protected](229) 386-3400


Submission Date: 10/28/2021

Job Title: Health Sciences Librarian

Job Description: The Clemson University Libraries seek a service-focused, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support health sciences education and research at a dynamic public research university that focuses on student success by targeting four strategic priority areas: Research, Engagement, the Academic Core, and the Living Environment. Clemson’s partnership with health care systems has created the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR), a multidisciplinary unit that facilitates medical research and scholarship. In addition, Clemson’s School of Nursing received recognition by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.The Health Sciences Librarian provides research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach for the department of Public Health Sciences, School of Nursing, and CUSHR. The successful candidate will collaborate with university partners and institutes to develop and support innovative programs and services. 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 Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.Responsibilities of the Health Sciences Librarian include:Research Services Serves as the primary liaison for the department of Public Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, and CUSHR; connects faculty and students with information and resources to support all aspects of the research lifecycle and builds professional relationships that facilitate research and student success Collaborates with librarian teams to design and deliver services, instruction, and programming to support education and research in the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences and the College of Science Provides general reference services (on-call and virtual) as well as in-depth research consultations in liaison areas. May include night and weekend virtual reference. Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support innovative initiatives including open access, research impact analysis, open educational resources, data management services, and data visualization Provide support and search assistance for evidence-based literature reviews, including systematic reviews. Assists faculty with the creation and evaluation of data management plans, analysis of research impact, and development of grant proposals. Support students and faculty at the Clemson School of Nursing Greenville campus through in-person and virtual outreach, instruction, and research consultations. Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions Instruction & Outreach Teaches course-related library instruction sessions both in person and online; designs and develops instructional materials and assessments for classes Creates and maintains library subject and course research guides (LibGuides) and other instructional tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively use library resources Participates in instructional, outreach, and information literacy initiatives Collection Development Builds and manages library collections to support curriculum and research for liaison departments, including updating collection policies, selecting print and electronic materials, and weeding Works with liaison teams to determine shared collection purchases and priorities. 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. Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community. Service Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries At least one year of experience providing information and research services in a library Demonstrated ability to consult with and advise researchers about core nursing and health science reference tools (CINAHL, MEDLINE) and citation management software Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in the workplace Preferred: Undergraduate or advanced degree in health or life sciences Experience conducting or supporting health sciences or nursing research Teaching experience, which may include designing online resources, consulting with individual researchers or project teams, and planning in-person or virtual workshops or class sessions Demonstrated ability to carry out a liaison program through outreach, building relationships, and providing library services and support to diverse stakeholders Experience conducting systematic reviews, meta-analysis, or related research projects Current or expressed desire to pursue Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) certification Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio:http://apply.interfolio.com/96615. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by Friday, November 12, 2021 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Minimum $61,000

Contact: Bobby Hollandsworth


Submission Date: 10/25/2021

Job Title: Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian

Job Description: Join a welcoming team that’s transforming library and campus community culture by offering a sense of place, purpose, value, and belonging on the Winthrop campus and in the surrounding community. The Ida Jane Dacus Library seeks a solution-focused, collaborative, and advocacy-oriented Digital Strategies and Systems Librarian who leverages current and emerging standards and practices to ensure the integrity of the Library and Archives’ discovery, repository, and other technological systems and associated hardware and software. Reporting to the Head of Content Services, the Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian works collaboratively with library and archives employees, as well as campus-wide partners and vendors to provide leadership in the maintenance and development of the library’s integrated library system, website, and institutional repository. This person in this role provides collegial guidance in associated policies, workflows, and procedures in order to support the teaching and scholarship of the Winthrop community. The successful candidate implements a guiding leadership ethos, applies creative approaches to problem solving, and considers the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Core Organizational Values – and Winthrop University’s values – of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in their daily and collaborative work. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position, and rank will be assigned at the assistant or associate level, commensurate with experience.

Qualifications: Required ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency with Ex Libris Alma. Demonstrated proficiency with metadata tools and standards, such as RDA, Dublin Core, MARC. Preferred: People interested in this position may find the following skills and qualifications beneficial to performing the responsibilities of this role. At least two years of supervisory experience. Two or more years of project management experience. Working knowledge of OAI-PMH and metadata mapping. Experience using CSS, XML, HTML, and SQL. Experience as administrator of institutional repositories such as Digital Commons. Experience as administrator of Springshare products. Experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues. Familiarity with web site administration and management. Ability to communicate complex technical information to multiple types of stakeholders and audiences.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to https://apply.interfolio.com/94983 to apply via interfolio.Please submit the following items: Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Names, titles, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references; A statement on how you would implement a sense of welcome through this position (500 words or fewer); and All graduate degree transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at this stage). All materials should be submitted electronically. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Salary: $51,000 minimum, and commensurate with qualifications.

Contact: Cody Walters [email protected] 


Submission Date: 10/21/2021

Job Title: Discovery and Systems Librarian

Job Description: The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Discovery and Systems Librarian to lead and manage integrated library systems (ILS) and library services platforms (LSP) for cataloging and acquisitions modules, focusing on system configuration, troubleshooting, training, analytics, and documentation. The librarian collects and manages departmental and collection statistics processes. The Librarian works collaboratively with other departments to develop and implement efficiencies in technology use and workflow related to batch loads, data normalization, and other bibliographic maintenance.

Qualifications: Required: Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.Preferred:SystemsDemonstrated knowledge of working with integrated library systems (ILS) and/or library services platforms (LSP).Experience with ExLibris’s Alma/Primo platform is highly desirable.Experience determining and configuring back-end functionality in an ILS (configuring cataloging rules, import tables, etc.)Familiarity with networking concepts such as security certificates, domain name systems, port numbers.Knowledge of current and emerging models and tools used by libraries for resource discovery. CatalogingThree years of recent cataloging/metadata experience in an academic or research library.Knowledge of current descriptive and subject cataloging practices such as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 formats, and authority control.Proficiency with software programs/products associated with library functions (e.g., Alma, Primo, OpenAthens, OCLC systems and services, MARCEdit, OpenRefine, etc.). Preferred: familiarity with PHP or Python, XML/XSLT, SQL and API web services.Demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented and repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy.Experience with bulk importing and exporting of cataloging/metadata records.Experience developing cataloging/metadata policies and creating documentation to improve communication and processes.Familiarity with emerging trends in linked data, such as BIBFRAME, RDF, SKOS, etc.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full job description and additional information visit our Web site at https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/37558.ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #008618)Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.

Salary:

Contact: Shoko Tokoro, [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/20/2021

Job Title: Director of Training

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resumeJOB TITLE: Director of Training, Grade 30LOCATION: Headquarters LibraryDATE AVAILABLE: December 1, 2021SALARY: $58,127 yearly HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9:00am -6:00pmNote: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed).EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school. Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Stays informed of training needs and best training practices through staff interactions and reading of current journals, websites, and literature•Connects training to the Library’s Mission, Vision and Goals•Clearly communicates SCPL’s Mission, Vision, Goals, and philosophy of training to staff•Oversees the Learning Management System to communicate, schedule and track staff training •Supervises and evaluates the Instructional Assistant and Training Assistant •Designs and presents training curriculum, including new employee training and supervisor training.•Oversees the training budget and prepares reports as needed to evaluate resources•Coordinates the library’s annual Staff Day and related events•Prepares reports to evaluate staff training outcomes and develops systemwide training initiatives•Represents SCPL at conferences and events related to trainingKNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and practices with three years of public library experience and supervisory experience•Thorough understanding of training methods for a variety of learning styles•Excellent technology skills including experience with MS Office•Experience with a Learning Management System•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid Driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach•Must complete pre-employment testingThe Library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and practices with three years of public library experience and supervisory experience•Thorough understanding of training methods for a variety of learning styles•Excellent technology skills including experience with MS Office•Experience with a Learning Management System•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid Driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach•Must complete pre-employment testing

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs Email application to [email protected]

Salary: $58,127 yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046[email protected]


Submission Date: 10/20/2021

Job Title: Assistant Director of Circulation

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Circulation, Grade 24LOCATION: Headquarters LibraryDATE AVAILABLE: December 1, 2021SALARY: $43,375 yearlyHOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:45am -5:45pm, plus one evening, occasional weekendsEDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school (or bachelor’s degree with equivalent years of public library experience including supervisory responsibilities) Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Supervises the daily workflow of staff of the Circulation Department, including scheduling, assisting with all circulation duties and maintaining organization and neatness•Keeps current with library events, SCPL Intranet Announcements, calendar and meeting room reservations•Supervises and regularly meets with assistants, clerks and pages to coordinate training, guide their work, and evaluate their performance •Communicates ideas, concerns and solutions to the supervisor that affect staff, workflow, patron services, circulation policies and procedures•Plans and assists with programs to promote library card sign up and community outreach•Sets standards for the department to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with patron account services, photocopy machines, payment kiosks, self-check machines, or other library equipment•Communicates collection changes as it relates to shelving and collection maintenance •Handles patron complaints related to fines and circulation policies•May assist with bookmobile schedules and substitute assistants as well as ILL requests and materials processing•Remains aware of security and safety concerns taking appropriate action as neededKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school (or bachelor’s degree with equivalent years of public library experience including supervisory responsibilities)•Thorough knowledge of the procedures, practices and equipment of a public library, specifically circulation services•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail•Strong technology skills and ability to work with a variety of devices, software and audio-visual equipment•Experience with MS Office•Strong work ethic and interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Creative and organized with the ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to branch locationsThe Library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school (or bachelor’s degree with equivalent years of public library experience including supervisory responsibilities)•Thorough knowledge of the procedures, practices and equipment of a public library, specifically circulation services•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail•Strong technology skills and ability to work with a variety of devices, software and audio-visual equipment•Experience with MS Office•Strong work ethic and interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Creative and organized with the ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to branch locations Must complete pre-employment testing.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs Email application to [email protected]

Salary: 43,375 Yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046 [email protected] 


Submission Date: 10/20/2021

Job Title: Collection Development Librarian- Fiction

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resumeJOB TITLE: Collection Development Librarian- Fiction, Grade 23LOCATION: Headquarters LibraryDATE AVAILABLE: December 1, 2021SALARY: $41,310 yearly HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9:00am -6:00pm Note: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed).EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school. Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Responsible for curation and maintenance of collections according to the SCPL Materials Selection Policy•Identify materials for purchase based on professional reviews, collection analysis and library trends•Analyze and maintain balanced and attractive collection through holds lists, circulation data and community demographics•Coordinate weeding with department heads and branch staff•Collaborate with cataloging librarians to maintain and improve accessibility of materials in the online catalog•Manage collection-related funds carefully and evenly over the fiscal yearKNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principals with collection experience related to literary and genre fiction•Experience maintaining large budgets•Excellent technology skills and experience with MS Office•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude •Understanding of the role of equity, diversity, and inclusion in library collections•Awareness of cultural and literary trends and knowledge of publishing industry•Must complete pre-employment testingThe Library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principals with collection experience related to literary and genre fiction•Experience maintaining large budgets•Excellent technology skills and experience with MS Office•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude •Understanding of the role of equity, diversity, and inclusion in library collections•Awareness of cultural and literary trends and knowledge of publishing industry•Must complete pre-employment testing

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs Email Application to [email protected]

Salary: 41310 Yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046[email protected]


Submission Date: 10/16/2021

Job Title: Associate Dean for Organizational Performance and Inclusion

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks an experienced, dynamic leader to serve as our inaugural Associate Dean for Organizational Performance and Inclusion. This division supports the success of Libraries’ employees and the well-being of the organization. The name of the position recognizes the importance of leadership in two key areas: supporting individual and organizational development, and sustaining a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This position would also oversee the work of leaders in other administration areas: information technology infrastructure, marketing and communications, facilities/learning environments, personnel, strategic planning, and assessment. 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 seeks to provide an inclusive environment for all members of the Clemson community and aspires to be a national leader in EDI. Plans are also in motion for a renovation of Cooper Library, a campus centerpiece, in the next 5-10 years.Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, 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.Ensures a healthy work environment for all employees through the development of clear communication channels, an inclusive organizational culture, and a learning organization which encourages ongoing employee development.2.Leads and facilitates equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts with an emphasis on sustained action and cultural transformation. Includes oversight of the Libraries’ EDI committee and its Library Resident program.3.Designs, implements, and evaluates recruitment, onboarding, and retention programs for employees and student assistants 4.Leads Libraries’ strategic planning efforts. 5.Monitors trends and developments in organizational development and EDI, as well as other areas of oversight.6.With the Head of IT infrastructure, implements and manages library systems.7.With the Director of Marketing and Communications, fosters the development of the Libraries’ brand and shares stories of the Libraries’ impact on student success and faculty research.8.With the Director of Learning Environments, manages the Libraries’ facilities, including space planning and renovations.9.With the Assessment Librarian, develops an ongoing assessment program for the Libraries.10.Manages and supports the development of 6 direct reports.11.Brings members of the new division together to create a cohesive team.12.Serves as a member of the Libraries’ Senior Leadership Team. 13.With the other associate deans, serves as the dean in his/her 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.Required Qualifications/Experience: •ALA-accredited graduate degree •At least five years of management/supervisory experience in progressively responsible positions in an academic library •Demonstrated experience leading equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives•Demonstrated experience in organizational development and change management•Record of professional librarianship, research/scholarship, and service that would merit tenure at the Associate Librarian rank or higher.Preferred Qualifications/Experience:•Record of involvement in national equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives•Experience with recruitment, onboarding, and retention programs•Experience with strategic planning and assessment•Experience managing complex projects•Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork•Second graduate or other advanced degree.Salary and Benefits: Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Minimum $110,000. 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. Location: Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented Carnegie Research One university in a college town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is in one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina, and a two-hour drive from Charlotte and Atlanta. University and 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. Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/96614. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by Monday, November 29, 2021 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: Minimum $110,000

Contact: Scott M. Dutkiewicz, Library Chair: [email protected]