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: 03/27/2020

Job Title: Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Description: Do you have a heart for service? Do you love building community relationships? Can you picture yourself delivering traditional library services in a non-traditional setting? Summary:Our Community Engagement Coordinator will provide Macon-Bibb with library services in locations other than library buildings. The Community Engagement Coordinator will find they are delivering a story time at a child care facility one day and leading a senior-living book club the next. Ideally, this person will maintain a balance of pop-up libraries and scheduled bookmobile visits. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:Provides exceptional customer service to include reader’s advisory, patron account reconciliation, and technology assistance.Plans and presents programming for children, young adults, and adults.Conducts reference interviews with patrons to address special research needs.Maintains communication with the local community to develop effective library services.Seeks out opportunities and conduits public relations programs to increase public awareness and support of library programs and services.Gathers, interprets, and reports financial usage statistics to library administration.Maintains accountability for all library materials and equipment.Maintains current in the use of library materials including technology.Interprets, implements, and recommends library policies and procedures. Provides advice and consultation to Deputy Director concerning the collection development policy and long-range planning.Additional Information:This position works under the supervision of the Deputy Director and within the parameters of the library strategic plan. They have broad decision-making responsibilities for routine operational matters and some decision-making responsibilities for non-routine matters, including application of library policy and procedures in non-traditional environments.The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at the Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals. Our Community:Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning and is highly invested in library service. The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage. The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications: ●Bachelor degree in Education, Information Science, or a related field; or four years of work experience in a public library involving exposure and engagement in reference work, circulation procedures, or technical services.Preferred qualifications:●Master of Library Science, Spanish language skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: E-mail resume, cover letter, and MGRL employment application (found at http://bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.First review of applicants is Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM.

Salary: Minimum qualifications: $35,000 / Preferred qualifications: $42,000

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/24/2020

Job Title: Director of Information Technology

Job Description: The University System of Georgia is now accepting application for the GPLS Director of Information Technology position. Under direction of Assistant State Librarian, this employee plans, directs, and coordinates activities of Georgia Public Library Service’s (GPLS) front line technology support including: management of the statewide telecommunications network; supervision of provisioned cloud services; supervision of IT grant programs administered on behalf of public libraries; supervision of information security program; coordination of technology learning experiences for public libraries; reporting on departmental activities; administration of department budget; supervision of staff; coordination of technology support assignments; and project management for department. This professional position requires significant knowledge of and experience with public libraries and library technology.

Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from ALA-accredited institution preferred.Five years experience in library technology applications, network support, or technology manager position.Experience with Linux or other Unix-like operating systems.Experience with Windows operating systems in both desktop and server environments.Must be able to travel 20% of time and have valid Georgia driver's license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For full job description and link to online application, please visit:https://usg.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=34707

Salary:

Contact: Ben G. Carter, Assistant State Librarian, Georgia Public Library Service


Submission Date: 03/11/2020

Job Title: Archivist

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY The Furman University Libraries welcome applications for a newly-created full-time faculty position of Archivist at the rank of Assistant/Associate Librarian in the Department of Special Collections and Archives.

POSITION SUMMARY This position works in the Department of Special Collections and Archives under the supervision of the Associate Librarian for Special Collections and University Archivist. Their primary responsibilities will be the appraisal, acquisition, arrangement and description, access services, and reference work for the Furman University Archives and manuscript collections. Together with the Associate Librarian, they will work on campus-wide efforts and initiatives on records management, instruction, and outreach. This position works closely with the Digital Collections Center in the Furman Libraries and with Furman faculty interested in creating digital collections and digital scholarship projects using the university’s archival and manuscript collections.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES Processes archival and manuscript collections of analog and born-digital materials for discovery and creates and updates archival and manuscript research guides and finding aids. Promotes and supports collection access for researchers, donors, and Furman faculty, staff, alumni/ae, and students.Develops procedures and workflows for managing born-digital materials for ingest, description, preservation, and access.Works with faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae, and potential donors to identify collection needs, appraise and accept gifts, transfers of university records, and acquire additions to collections. Works together with the Special Collections Assistant to manage archival workflow and processing priorities. Working with faculty, creates, supports, and promotes high-impact classroom experiences for Furman students.Provides reference and research service in Special Collections and Archives.Recommends, updates, implements, and assesses archival policies and procedures. Promotes the collections through physical and online exhibitions, publications, and social media. Functions as a member of the University faculty, including attendance at faculty meetings and, when possible, membership on faculty committees. Participates actively in the archives and library professions as part of professional development. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends and emerging technologies in the archival and special collections library fields. *** Review of applications will begin on: April 13, 2020. ***

Qualifications:

REQUIRED ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS in library and information science with formal training in archival work. Other advanced degree in a relevant discipline with significant and additional training and/or experience that specifically addresses the essential duties of this position will be considered. Experience arranging and describing archival and manuscript materials, preferably in an academic setting. Demonstrated commitment to a reparative framework in archival work and diversity and inclusion as an essential component of archival practice. Experience providing research, reference, and instructional services in an academic library setting.Demonstrably strong interpersonal, collaboration, and communications skills. Strong cultural competencies and a desire to work with diverse groups of patrons, staff, and students. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a large organization and in a team environment. Knowledge of current archival practices and descriptive standards such as DACS, EAD, and MARC.Ability to tolerate occasional dirty/dusty conditions and lift and move a minimum of 40 pounds.

PREFERRED Two years of full-time archival experience in an academic setting. Experience implementing and working with ArchivesSpace and/or other archival content management tools such as Omeka strongly preferred.Demonstrated knowledge of digital preservation.Knowledge of Archive-It or similar web archiving tools. Experience working with web archives, digital repositories, and born-digital materials. Knowledge of records management best practices.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://libguides.furman.edu/library/jobs/archivistInterested applicants should submit a letter of application and CV. Please include contact information for three professional references.

Salary: $53,000

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/07/2020

Job Title: Executive Director

Job Description:

Summary: The Huguenot Society of South Carolina (The Society) seeks to fully communicate the Huguenots’ vision, stories and values—grounded in the South Carolina experience and of national relevance--for students, businesses, community leaders, the public, historians, and others. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and leads the development and implementation of strategies, initiatives and programs that broaden the visibility, impact and support of The Society and its historical and cultural significance. The Executive Director is responsible for the financial management, fundraising, interpretation, stewardship and sustainability of The Society’s historic assets as both cultural and educational resources for the general public and those of Huguenot descent. This exciting opportunity comes at a time when the Board seeks to invest in both the organization’s functioning and in staff capacities, including the Executive Director role.The Executive Director will have overall operational responsibility for The Society’s programs, staffing, and accomplishing the strategic mission of the organization as established by the Board. She or he will develop, if not already possess: 1) a knowledge of Huguenot history in both South Carolina and the world, 2) a working familiarity of genealogical research tools and their application, and 3) an understanding of the programs of The Society, its operations, its business plans, its cultural assets and significance to history and future. The ideal candidate will be focused on establishing and reaching annual goals while building the capacity of the organization to thrive for many years to come. The Board seeks an individual (irrespective of Huguenot descent) with a track record derived from outside of service within the organization and its membership.Responsibilities Leadership and Management:•Ensure ongoing operational excellence, rigorous evaluation of all organizational functions, and consistent quality of and compliance for finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and information technology systems•Actively engage and energize The Society’s volunteers, board members, event committees, and funders. In particular, manage the flow of information to the Board, work with the Board Chair to set Board Meeting agendas, provided data for Board reports, and prepare the annual reports necessary for successful tracking of metrics related to operations and the strategic plan•Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing local and statewide operations as well as for a proposed expanded presence outside of South Carolina and the United States•Lead, coach, develop, and retain The Society’s staff including clearing obstacles for the completion of their assigned duties as necessary•Actively build the capabilities of not only The Society staff, but also the organization itself, through the adoption of appropriate database management systems (accounting and fundraising), website infrastructure and management, and social media tools to enhance connections with widespread constituencies•Manage outside consultants who will assist with building the capabilities of the Executive Director, Staff, Board, and the organization•Actively participate in conversations with the Board on fiscal matters including but not limited to budget forecasting, asset management, profit and loss and other matters relevant to the financial health of the organizationFundraising and Communications:•Articulate a compelling Huguenot story and serve as the public spokesperson to enhance local and national interest in the Huguenot story, collections assets, and history more broadly•Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing operations through direct face-to-face solicitations of prospective donors as well as direct mail, digital marketing and other means•Deepen and refine all aspects of communications, from web presence to external relations, with the goal of creating a stronger brand•Integrate constituent engagement activities across traditional print, events, PSAs, website and social media and use analytics to track progress and course-correctCollections and Knowledge Stewardship:•Translate organizational knowledge, collections, and personal stories into relevant and engaging learning experiences through in-person, web and social media opportunities•Effectively undertake collections acquisitions, curation and preservation to meet the Society’s stewardship mission and to provide interpretive and geneaological services•Identify unique collections assets that can be made made broadly accessible through digitization combined with social media and web platforms•Connect with like-minded Huguenot organizations globally to seek synergies in collections interpretation

Qualifications: QualificationsAll candidates should have proven leadership, coaching of staff members, and relationship management experience. The successful candidate for this position will have at least 3-5 years of accomplishments in fundraising, fiscal management, communications and organizational sustainability for emerging cultural heritage organizations. S/he will bring professional experience to lead the organization through a fresh programmatic planning process that will set the stage for The Society in years to come. An enthusiastic commitment to collaborating with the Board, members and volunteers to fully engage relevant communities, other complementary partner organizations, donor prospects and essential stakeholders is critical. While Huguenot descent is not required, an appreciation of such historical narratives and the significance of lineage-based membership organizations is highly valued.Specific Requirements include:•BA required, advanced degree preferred, combined with evidence of an appreciation for collections interpretation, historic preservation, community memory and informal learning•Demonstrated skills to be an effective manager and team-builder working with a seasoned professional staff and cohort of committed volunteers•Experience working with an active and engaged Board of members and ability to assist in the selection, evaluation, and orientation of new Board members•Demonstrable abilities to develop, oversee, monitor and course correct annual and multi-year budgets and to work in partnership with the Board to develop, review, and update the organization’s strategic plan and associated revenue forecasts•Past success working with a wide range of stakeholder groups and cultures and a history of diplomatically resolving issues and driving organizational decision-making•Experience in fundraising for operations, programs, collections and/or capital projects from a wide variety of public, corporate, and individual sources•Aptitude and experience in website management, software implementation and overall governance of organizational technology and data strategy•Well versed in current practices for both preserving and making widely accessible archival holdings and born-digital records •Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skillsCharacteristics Desired:•Enthusiasm for U.S. history, cultural heritage and community-based narratives•Compelling cultivator and steward of prospect and donor relationships •Champion for staff, Board and volunteers•Embraces change, takes initiative and shapes organizational strategies while keeping focused•Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, and self-direction•Superior organizational and interpersonal skills including ability to work cooperatively with Board members, donors, staff, partners, and•Excellent communication skills including public speaking, writing, and persuasion Salary Range: This is a full time, exempt salaried position. $70,215 - $80,112 annually commensurate with experienceBenefits: Paid vacation and sick leaveWork Environment: •The office is based in downtown Charleston, S.C. •Travel throughout the South Carolina region is a recurring requirement of the job. •The position will regularly require evening activities and occasional weekend events. Physical Demands:•Daily communication via phone and/or web-meeting platforms•Frequent extended hours in front of a computer in a stationary position•Occasional moving of objects up to 20 pounds•Inspecting collections and office building to detect conservation or maintenance concerns•Frequent communications with members, public, donors and others•Regular group and public speaking•Occasional activities occurring outdoors Additional Eligbility Qualifications: •Must be authorized to work in the United States•Must have reliable transportation and possess valid driver’s license for traveling throughout the South Carolina area•Must be willing to work at the office location in Charleston, S.C. Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: How To Apply:Interested applicants should send (1) cover letter, (2) résumé, and (3) contact information for three work-related references in a single PDF to [email protected] In addition to describing your relevant experience and skills, in your cover letter please write a few paragraphs about your approach to leadership, volunteer engagement, handling conflict, and facilitating change. Applications received by April 24, 2020 will receive priority review. Position open until filled. We will only contact those candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone or in person inquiries please. Finalists will be asked to undergo thorough background checks.The Huguenot Society is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a pool of qualified applicants from diverse professional backgrounds and experiences for the role of Executive Director. No search firms please.The Huguenot Society of South Carolina is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. https://www.huguenotsociety.org

Salary: $70,215 - $80,112 annually commensurate with experience

Contact: Interested applicants should send (1) cover letter, (2) résumé, and (3) contact information for three work-related references in a single PDF to [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/05/2020

Job Title: Gilmer County Library Branch Manager

Job Description: This position serves as Librarian-in-Charge of a single county branch library. Responsibilities include providing leadership for Branch staff and managing the overall service plan and operation of the agency including collection development and maintenance, services and programs, customer and community relations, outreach and developing partnerships and overseeing the general maintenance and security of the library building and grounds.

Location: Gilmer County Library | 268 Calvin Jackson Drive Ellijay, GA 30540

Salary & Benefits: Salary for this position is based on state salary range, as well as qualifications and experience. Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave & Holidays. State Health Benefit Plan, Flexible Benefits and Teacher Retirement System.

Schedule: Full-Time, 40 hours per week. Typical work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8 hours a day, but will include nights and weekends.

Responsibilities:1. Supervise and coordinate the activities of employees including determining work procedures, work schedules and maintaining leave requests; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing work; recommending personnel actions; conducting progress reviews; and conducting departmental training and orientation. 2. Oversee all daily operations of the library branch, including programs, financial operations, bank deposits,submission of supply orders and maintenance of library facility and grounds. 3. Demonstrate ability to lead teams effectively, including delegating tasks, developing the skills of direct report staff and involving employees in progress reviews. 4. Implement and evaluate standards and practices for the delivery of quality customer service treating users in a welcoming, professional manner and providing other staff with an example of positive customer service. 5. Manage the library environment to enhance the user experience including organizing the library’s collections,physical areas and work areas to appeal to users, meet their needs and create a positive and welcoming environment. 6. Communicate with branch staff regularly and engage in community relationship building to ensure that we offer materials, services and programs designed to meet patron needs.7. Apply effective techniques to address difficult situations with users and encourage users to follow library policies; apply good judgment when deviating from official policies and procedures. 8. Promote library programs and services through public speaking, public information programs, presentations, and local media. 9. Communicate special problems and needs to library administration, board, and funding agencies and library interest groups. 10. Attend professional conferences, workshops, meetings, and webinars to stay abreast of trends in librarianship.

Qualifications:

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited program Grade 5-B or higher certification from the Georgia Board for the Certification of Librarians Valid Georgia Driver’s License and good driving record 3 years working in a library setting, with progressively responsible library experience Supervisory experience preferred Knowledge of library principles, practices, systems and techniques Skills & Abilities: Skill reflecting a high level of comfort with technology.Ability to work with others in a variety of circumstances; to deal tactfully with staff and the public; to communicate effectively with supervisor, staff and the public.Ability to evaluate the changing needs of the system/department and respond.Ability to analyze and to creatively solve problems related to the position.Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods of time; lift boxes and crates of no more than 30 lbs.; move and manipulate inventory; frequent stooping, kneeling and crouching.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing the appropriate background checks. Questions can be directed to [email protected].


Submission Date: 03/03/2020

Job Title: Assistant 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 front line position will provide professional expertise in information literacy instruction to help our diverse student community locate, retrieve, and use informational resources. The position will also anchor the embedded librarian service. Familiarity with student success strategies that will engage and empower our learning community through problem-solving and effective teamwork are essential. 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.

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 library services

•serving as liaison to academic departments and faculty

A strong candidate might also possess…

•Practical knowledge of a learning management system (Blackboard preferred)

•Strong ability in oral and written communications

•Good ability to present information to promote library use

•Some ability to develop LibGuides

•Basic familiarity with MS Office

•Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage a variety of responsibilities and projects.

Anticipated Start Date: July 01, 2020

Position Description:

PUBLIC SERVICE: Form strong relationships between the learning commons and defined user groups to provide a librarian’s information expertise; provide 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.

ONLINE LEARNING SUPPORT: Review the curriculum and provide highly tailored library assistance to students and faculty in distance learning courses. Improve and expand the visibility of the embedded librarian program. Work in collaboration with the lead instruction librarian to review the embedded learning management system content and update as needed. Assess satisfaction, use, and learning within the EL program to ascertain impact on academic support.

INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT: Assist in planning, implementing, and publicizing digital literacy instruction in innovative ways. Engage faculty to integrate digital literacy concepts and skills into curriculum. Embrace scholarship in modern library instruction to respond effectively to departmental needs.

SUBJECT LIAISON: Facilitate the collection development and acquisition activities of the library in assigned subject area(s). 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.

COLLABORATION, OUTREACH, and KNOWLEDGE: Promote the learning commons on campus and in the community. 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. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Graduate degree in library science or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology. Strong attention to detail; strong customer service orientation with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program. Experience developing learning activities to support the information literacy goals in an academic library environment. Highly knowledgeable of learning management systems. Experience with data collection and analysis; experience with library discovery platforms; desire to work in a public service role.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: www.tctc.edu

Salary: Dependent upon experience

Contact: Human Resources 864.646.1792


Submission Date: 02/24/2020

Job Title: Access and Collections Librarian

Job Description: The Access and Collections Librarian reports to the Executive Director and is a member of PASCAL’s Content and Services Team. This position will be responsible for coordinating the consortium's management of collections and resource sharing services. The Content and Services Team's major areas of activity include electronic resource licensing, shared print and electronic collection management, resource sharing, affordable learning, training and assessment. As part of the Content and Services Team, this position will work closely with PASCAL's Shared Library Services Program (SLSP) team and member institutions to leverage the state's new shared Alma/Primo system in support of these activities.Working closely with other PASCAL staff and member librarians, the Access and Collections Librarian will coordinate services and technologies to support seamless user access to collections, will help to craft a vision for common collection, and will work collaboratively with colleagues to implement that vision. PASCAL is a consortium of 56 college and university libraries housed within the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. PASCAL provides resources and support for academic libraries and fosters cooperation on a broad range of issues including shared licensing of electronic resources, resource sharing, collaborative collection management, affordable learning and library systems.

*PLEASE NOTE: One frequently asked question about our positions involves the state's "job-type" description for PASCAL jobs as “Temporary Grant" positions. This is required for positions that are not funded using state-appropriated funds. PASCAL positions are funded by the membership and the consortium considers this a permanent staff position, and funds a full benefits package.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage complex projects across organizational boundaries; working knowledge of academic resource sharing operations and collection management operations; understanding of data analysis in a library environment; understanding of current trends in collection management and scholarly communication; three years relevant professional experience.Additional Requirements: Outstanding oral and written communication skills; strong planning and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; demonstrated flexibility in adapting to change; ability to work well under pressure; ability to meet deadlines; excellent ability to organize and prioritize competing demands; and ability to travel to meetings.

Preferred: Demonstrated experience managing content access and resource sharing in an academic or consortial environment including print rapid delivery, interlibrary loan circulation, scan and deliver services; Demonstrated experience using collection analysis tools (Greenglass, Goldrush, other); Experience in project management and/or workflow design; Experience using data analysis tools (Tableau, Excel, other); Experience with the Alma/Primo Library Service Platform, including fulfillment and/or analytics functionality; knowledge of discovery UX in relation to access services; familiarity with academic library consortia.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2725163/library-manager-ii-60021341

Salary: $45,000-$65,000

Contact: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2725163/library-manager-ii-60021341


Submission Date: 02/24/2020

Job Title: Payroll Administrator

Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Payroll Administrator to coordinate efforts involving payroll, human resources, budget and interaction with other departments. This position reports to the CFO and is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, ledgers and procedures.The ideal candidate is detail oriented and possesses strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Excellent technological skills and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment are some of the attributes we are looking for among qualified candidates, and are vital to successfully perform the tasks in this important role.If you feel you are the right candidate, we encourage you to apply!

Sample Duties:* Preparing and processing payroll for 400+ employees.* Coordinating efforts between payroll, human resources, budget and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, e.g. overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports).* Preparing and submitting bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly payroll liabilities and reports.* Maintaining awareness of changing developments in payroll and deductions.* Assisting in preparation of materials for annual audit of the Library’s financial records; working with auditor providing information necessary for completion of audit report.* Balancing general ledger accounts monthly and at year end.* Analyzing and maintaining budget for the payroll process to include transfers and encumbrances.* Reconciling monthly bank statements.*Other duties as required or assigned.

As a Richland Library employee, you can:* Make a difference in other people’s lives every day!* Be part of a dynamic and diverse team.* Be recognized for your contributions.* Grow and develop personally and professionally.

Total Rewards: Richland Library offers a full range of benefits to salaried employees that support employees, spouses and their children. Some of our benefits include:* Medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage* Retirement savings plan\paid time off and holiday pay* Resources to help improve your overall well-being* Free and discounted access to books, music, and films* Giving Back:We value giving back to our community and encourage all employees to volunteer their time to support their charities.* Celebration, Appreciation and Play We know that you need a chance to unwind and recharge. Science tells us that play makes us smarter and reduces stress. Play helps us to get to know our colleagues better and can be fun. We offer break rooms and employee lounge areas to play games, workout, read or just relax.

Qualifications: * High school or equivalent. Preference may be given to candidates with Associate’s degree in business administration/finance. * Three years of payroll experience performing all payroll functions. Equivalent combination of training and experience may be accepted.* Experience in automated data processing required.* Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system.* Excellent skill using Excel to manage data.* Skills in word processing, data entry and retrieval; typing speed of 35 WPM or more; accuracy stressed over speed.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to [email protected] . Reference job title on the subject line.

Salary: $1,749.75 - $1,802.24 biweekly, plus benefits

Contact: Marcia Smith, Talent Acquisition Coordinator


Submission Date: 02/19/2020

Job Title: Librarian I

Job Description:

Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Fountain Inn Branch

Salary: $40,809 per year, plus benefits

Status: Regular Full-time, Exempt

Available: March 2020

Location: Kerry Ann Younts Culp Branch, 311 N. Main St., Fountain Inn, South Carolina

Schedule: Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 8:30a–5:00p; Wed. 1:00p-9:00p; Fri. varies (either 8:30a-5:00p or 8:30a- 6:00p); and a rotation of every fourth Sat. 8:30a-6:00p (off the Fri. before working on Sat.)

FUNCTION Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E).•Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E)•Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E)•Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E)•Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E).•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members.•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations.•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E)•Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E)•Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) •Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E)•Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E)•Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E)•May process 14 day and leased books.•May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups.•Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items.•Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request.•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) •Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

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

MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

Required: •Master’s degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Coursework or experience emphasizing public library reference, readers’ advisory service and research•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library•Experience working with the public in a customer service position•Experience working in a library or formal learning environment

Preferred: •Supervisory or leadership experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate Library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $40,809 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/18/2020

Job Title: Director of Library Development

Job Description: Nature of Work:The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.The South Carolina State Library is seeking a creative, detail-oriented person with excellent customer service skills for the Director of Library Development position. This dynamic position oversees the library development department, under the division of statewide development, comprised of seven (7) library staff responsible for public library consultation, training for public library staff, managing LSTA subgrants, and programs supporting public libraries and statewide initiatives. The library development department supports excellence for all South Carolina libraries. The Director represents the State Library at meetings, conferences, panels, and committees both statewide and nationally to maintain awareness of trends, and to seek and strengthen partnerships and program opportunities. Examples of Work:The Director of Library Development will conduct a range of tasks with responsibilities which may include:•Ensure the performance, management, and development of the staff in the library development department utilize its full potential in accomplishing the organization’s overall mission, strategy, and goals•Supervise employees by applying appropriate management principles according to South Carolina State Library (SCSL) policy and procedures, complete Employee Performance Management System (EPMS) processes timely and accurately, and monitor employee progress toward goal attainment•Communicate expectations and help employees with performance improvement, professional development, and skills/competency development•Coordinate consulting services to library systems in various policy and program areas•Work directly in a consultative capacity with public library stakeholders on administrative and operational issues•Keep abreast of changing trends, issues, and challenges in public libraries in order to assess and implement training and support services•Oversee library development (LD) department, which includes LD consultants by specialty area, and perform library development consulting as needed•Oversees the administration of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) subgrant program, collect, and report library statistics, implement continuing education program, plan, and implement SCSL services and statewide programs, conduct assessment, etc.•Oversee the budget for library development and help with oversights of the LSTA grant and subgrants•Research and write reports required by the agency•Serve on internal committees•Serve on agency leadership team

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 •Ten (10) years professional library experience, supervisory experience critical•Knowledge of public library administration and current library organization, procedures, and services•Knowledge of collection development principles•Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules and regulations which apply to library administration•Knowledge and experience of on-line reference work and automated library systems•Knowledge of sources of information and reference techniques for the assigned program area•Ability to provide professional consultation and manage other consultants•General knowledge of equal employment practices•Ability to coordinate, plan, and direct work of professional and technical staff•Communicate effectively (orally and in writing), including public speaking to groups large and small•Strong writing skills required•Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to various audiences and visual presentations•Organize and present through reports, familiarity with data collection and using statistics•Ability to network and establish partnerships•Strong management and analytical skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2609787/director-of-library-development?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: Hiring Range: $49,594 - $70,674

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


 

Submission Date: 02/18/2020

Job Title: Library Collections and Services Director

Job Description: Nature of Work:The South Carolina State Library serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment. Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries.The South Carolina State Library is seeking a Library Collections and Services Director to lead our library collections and services department in alignment with the agency’s mission, goals, and strategic directions. The library collections and services department is comprised of library staff responsible for providing library services to patrons, and acquiring and making resources accessible. This position is responsible for overseeing the library functions of the South Carolina State Library, to include research assistance to legislators, and their staff, state employees, and the general public. Examples of Work:The Library Collections and Services Director will conduct a range of tasks with responsibilities which may include:•Supervise employees by applying management principles according to South Carolina State Library policy and procedures.•Completing performance management timely and accurately, and monitoring employee progress towards goal attainment•Communicate expectations and provide feedback to assist employees with performance improvement, professional development, and skills/competency development•Coordinate and implement public services to library patrons including but not limited to circulation, interlibrary loan, ready reference, and research assistance•Responsible for promotion and outreach activities related to the library services and resources offered by the South Carolina State Library•Coordinate selection, budgeting, and approval of materials for the collection in both print and electronic formats•Oversee the state documents depository unit, and the federal documents depository program. •Serve a primary contact for digitization support to public libraries and other state partners.•Serve a liaison between the public libraries and the South Carolina State Library•Serve a primary representative of the South Carolina State Library on the South Carolina Digital Library Advisory Board.

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 •Ten (10) years professional library experience •Five (5) years supervisory experience, supervisory experience critical•Strong communication and interpersonal skills•Ability to manage project activities through the supervision of subordinate staff•Ability to develop, implement, and monitor departmental and project budgets•Familiarity with best practices in the areas of collection development and library public services•Knowledge of current digital collections technologies, standards, platforms, and products

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2718710/library-collections-and-services-director?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: Hiring Range: $49,594 - $70,674

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


 

Submission Date: 02/14/2020

Job Title: Library Manager - William H. Jervey, Jr. Venice Public Library

Job Description: Our Venice Library branch is one of 10 locations in the Sarasota County Library System. The original founding of a community library in the Venice area took place when the Venice-Nokomis Woman’s Club, organized in 1926, took the establishment of a community library as its first project. After many moves, we are excited to showcase the new branch as a beautiful architectural gathering space, complete with a Creation Station (makerspace), indoor and outdoor reading areas, and community meeting rooms. The new location is in our vibrant downtown and part of the cultural campus with the Venice Theatre and Venice Museum & Archives.Since it’s opening on December 15, 2018, the Venice library has been a high-volume staple in our community:187,000+ circulated items184,000+ visitors welcomed2,600+ new patrons registeredOur current manager is retiring in June and that means a great opportunity for you! Are you ready to take on an impactful leadership role with staff, volunteers and the community?As the Venice Library Manager you will be responsible for planning, budgeting, directing and supervising the operation of the Venice branch. The manager is responsible for the continuing development of library services and resources; for coaching, mentoring and supervising staff; for developing and maintaining community partners, and for meeting the objectives of the Library System.The Venice Library has strong community support through the Friends of the Library, foundation funds, and patronage.Check out our robust employee benefits: https://www.scgov.net/government/human-resources/employee-health-and-benefitsSubject to Passing Substance Screening: This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.Job Competencies: Excellent written and verbal communication, knowledge of core library services and programs, and demonstrated skills in project management. Ability to develop and implement goals and objectives and evaluate work of self and others. Knowledge of facilitation tools and understanding of the dynamics of self-directed teams. Considerable knowledge of staff management. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, officials, contractors, volunteers, community organizations and the general public. Public media interaction, presentation and negotiation skills. Advanced knowledge of computers, software and the evolving role of technology in library services. Commitment to adhere to County policies.Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.Drug Free Work Environment AA/EOE/ADA

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited college or university required in specific field AND four (4) years of related experience. An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of job-related experience. Two (2) years or more of supervisory experience required. Year-for-year experience may substitute for the college degree.Preferred Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution AND three (3) years of supervisory experience in a public library is preferred. Advanced professional certification highly preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at our website at www.scgov.net/jobs or use this direct link: http://bit.ly/2Hlkuzm

Salary: $57,824.00 - $76,689.60

Contact: Pamela Roebuck - [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 02/10/2020

Job Title: Access Services Librarian

Job Description: Charleston Southern University invites applications for a service-oriented Access Services Librarian with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. Reporting to the Library Director, this position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty member in the L. Mendel Rivers Library. Charleston Southern seeks candidates who are professing Christians, committed to our mission to promote academic excellence in a Christian environment as well as the integration of faith in learning, leading, and serving. Responsibilities include leadership and oversight for all Access Department services supporting teaching, learning, and research. This position directly oversees circulation, course reserves, resource sharing (including ILL through OCLC and PASCAL Delivers), study space management, visitor access, and stacks management. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:•Scheduling, managing, and supervision of 3 full-time and 2 part-time direct report LTA staff and a team of student work assistants; recommend appropriate personnel actions•Operation of SLSP system (Alma) in connection with patron records, circulation terms of use, billing, fines, and collection•Maintains and interprets statistics regarding use of collection, attendance, hours of operation, and other information as needed; prepare periodic reports•Responsible for handling, recording, and depositing cash transactions at Circulation Desk•Collaborates with librarians on matters of budgeting, planning, and decision making•Develop and administer policies for access to library facilities, use of space, resources, access to specialized equipment•Participate in Reference Desk schedule and collection development•Maintain awareness of best practices and developments in academic librarianship•Participate in service to University through committees as assigned•Participate in service to profession through state, regional, or national activities

Qualifications: •Earned MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution•Management and/or supervisory experience•Demonstrated knowledge of current library access, fulfillment, and circulation practices •Demonstrated customer service experience •Demonstrated ability to handle stressful situations while maintaining composure•Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills•Flexibility to accommodate changing work schedules, including evenings and weekends as needed•Facility with email, Microsoft Office applications, and scheduling software•Highly effective and professional communication skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Candidates should complete the online application located at https://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/offices/careers/. Select the Access Services Librarian position within the "Faculty Openings" box and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Entering untrue or inaccurate information will result in disqualification for consideration of vacant positions or subsequent termination after hire. Review of credentials will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and reference check.

Salary:

Contact: For additional information contact Eric Kistler, Library Director, [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/06/2020

Job Title: Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian

Job Description: Samford University’s Beeson Law Library invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian. The position will manage all aspects of electronic resources and serials including original and complex copy cataloging; maintaining print and e-resource holdings in the ILS using the electronic resource management system (ERMS), Excel, MarcEdit, and other tools; and working with vendors to manage access and content issues. This position is a 12-month, non‐tenure track faculty appointment. The University offers competitive salaries with a generous benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until April 30, 2020.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Studies or related degree from an ALA-accredited and regionally accredited institution. The successful candidate should have experience in cataloging and metadata creation. Candidates should have working knowledge of AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LC classification, MARC bibliographic and authority formats; familiarity with a bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC; and with an integrated library system (the Library currently uses III’s Sierra).

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To view the complete job posting and instructions for application, visit: https://www.samford.edu/employee/faculty-employment-opportunities/Electronic-Resources-and-Serials-Librarian-Beeson-Law-Library-12-month-NTT.pdf

Salary:

Contact: Questions may be addressed to the Director of the Law Library, Gregory Laughlin ([email protected]).