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: 08/18/2022

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

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

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

Type: Part Time

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

Salary: 20 hours/week at $20/hour

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


Submission Date: 08/17/2022

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

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

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


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Community Connections Librarian

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

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

Type:

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

Salary: $41,310 yearly

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


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Assistant Director of Children’s

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $43,375 per year

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


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Boiling Springs Assistant Branch Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $42,525 yearly

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


Submission Date: 08/16/2022

Job Title: Boiling Springs Assistant Branch Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $43,375 per year

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


Submission Date: 08/14/2022

Job Title: Director of Lineberger Memorial Library

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: N/A

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


Submission Date: 08/12/2022

Job Title: Assistant Director: Programs and Outreach

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $38,000-$42,000

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/11/2022

Job Title: Library System Catalog Specialist

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/05/2022

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

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-088Re-Opened: Friday, August 5, 2022Posting Date: Friday, June 17, 2022Application Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022Position: Librarian III Branch Supervisor (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch LibraryPay: $45,766 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: August 2022Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, South CarolinaSchedule: WK 1: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues. & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; and Sat. 8:30a-6:00p WK 2: Sun. 1:30p-6:00p; Mon. & Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p WKS 3 & 4: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues. & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00pFUNCTIONThe employee in this position assists the Branch Manager with scheduling, directing, coaching, and supervising the staff and activities related to the operation of the Five Forks Branch of the Greenville County Library System (Library). The staff member embodies the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. This person greets customers and employees with a welcoming smile and enthusiastically provides knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. The Branch Supervisor serves as the person in charge in the Branch Manager’s absence and supervises part-time staff at the branch. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.•Knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage Library processes. •Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals in unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Three years of library experience, one at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel•tolerate dust and mold associated with working with books and other library materials EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Assists the Branch Manager with assigning, instructing, directing and supervising branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E)•Directly supervises part-time branch staff. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Assists the Branch Manager with preparing staff schedules, approving leave requests and requesting assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others. (E) •Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) •Provides circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customers records, resolving account issues, etc. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) •Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers and employees. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Coordinates the interviews of applicants for supervised staff positions and makes recommendations for selecting new employees. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement. (E)•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations, including budget recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives (E).•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assist them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Ensures that branch cleanliness, safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly; submits Help Desk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Uses reports generated from the integrated library system (ILS) and other library automation providers to analyze and improve branch operations and services. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on library operations, policies, and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E)•Assists with establishing relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote library services and programs and participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. (E)•Responsible for the accurate collection and reporting of fines and fees. (E)•Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to train, schedule and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate.•Operates and assists in maintaining library equipment, including self-checkout stations, public and staff computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier, and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Assists in monitoring materials received and sorted by the automated materials handling system during holidays and other library closings. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. •Performs other related duties as required.

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

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: $45,766 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/03/2022

Job Title: Director of the Library and Learning Resource Center

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Director of Human Resources 864-587-4271


Submission Date: 08/03/2022

Job Title: Deputy Director

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/01/2022

Job Title: Senior Web Developer

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/29/2022

Job Title: Chief Administrative Officer

Job Description: Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will lead the day-to-day administrative operations for Richland Library to include finance, human resources, and staff learning functions. Work will involve providing strategic leadership of various departments and programs, directing / providing oversight to assigned directors and managers, advising and consulting on strategy, policy, and practice related to the operations of the Library to improve and enhance existing systems impacting customer and staff experience. The CAO will also serve as a member of the Administrative and Executive Leadership Teams and participate actively in strategic and long-term planning for the Richland Library system. Essential Functions: -Directs, provides guidance to, and reviews the work of a total of ten (10) individual contributors and three (3) supervisory employees in order to accomplish operational plans and results -Plans and oversees workflows and time utilization of staff for assigned business areas; assigns and communicates daily activities and deadlines to staff -Assesses, plans, and implements best practice standards and assures compliance with all regulatory and funding agencies; compiles and submits data for trend analysis and/or reporting -Works closely with the Executive Director (ED), Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Equity and Engagement Officer (CEEO), and the Planning and Projects Director to ensure daily operations of the library advance the goals of the strategic plan, support an exceptional customer experience, are guided by a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and help staff achieve a standard of excellence -Executes decisions of the ED pertaining to programs, policies, procedures, and plans; acts as a trusted partner to the Administrative and Executive Leadership Teams (ELT) to implement initiatives and develop strategy Develops budget estimates and participates in planning and developing the Library’s annual budget, ensuring all funds are expended optimally -Provides direction to the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, ensuring a culture of high employee engagement; recommends to the ED, policies, programs and initiatives to strengthen the administrative and operational functions of the organization -Collaborates with internal stakeholders and the Library’s contracted legal counsel to ensure all necessary policies, procedures, contracts, and agreements adhere to all local, state, and federal laws -Develops strategies for recruiting, developing, and retaining an exceptional workforce -Ensures professional learning and development is a key priority at all levels of the organization; develops and executes programs to ensure employee engagement and growth and provide ongoing opportunities for staff to extend their expertise and develop their leadership potential -Fosters an atmosphere of trust and teamwork within departments and throughout the Library and develops plans and programs to encourage and nurture the creativity and innovation of staff members -Represents the Library, by attending, making presentations and/or speaking at internal and external meetings with a variety of audiences, organizations, and agencies -Follows organizational, County, and public health and safety guidelines and protocols and performs job functions in a safe manner and reports all safety hazards per established policies and procedures -Attends and participates in staff, and professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and best practices -Greets, engages, and assists diverse customers of the Library in a welcoming, professional, and respectful manner; successfully ascertains individualized needs and/or requirements for each customer -Learns and consistently applies the Richland Library’s Customer Engagement Standards providing outgoing, genuine, and high-quality customer service to all internal and external customers -Expands understanding and knowledge by attending workshops, conferences, trainings, and self-directed learning reflective of the organization's mission and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) initiatives -May be required to work outside of standard business hours, including nights and weekends based on organizational responsibilities and job requirements Location, Salary & Hours:Where: Richland Library Main, 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201Salary: $106,500/annually will be the minimum salary. Bi-weekly pay schedule plus excellent benefits.Hours: 37.5 hours per week: Monday - Friday (9:00 am- 5:30 pm) with evening, weekend or emergency hours being possible.Job Classification: Grade 12 (FLSA Status: Exempt)** Richland Library may change location and schedule of any library job.Deadline: Open Until Filled. However, we reserve the right to close this posting without notice. We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.No phone calls and/or in person inquiries regarding status of applications. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s in business or public administration, human resources management, finance, or related discipline; supplemented by ten (10) years of experience in operations management, fiscal planning, budgeting, and reporting and developing and/or implementing financial or human resources strategies, programs, and policies, including experience in strategic leadership and project management and at least five (5) years of people management experience; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.richlandlibrary.com/work-with-us/chief-administrative-officer

Salary:

Contact: Tamiko Singleton


Submission Date: 07/28/2022

Job Title: Public Services and Marketing Facilitator

Job Description: The Lee County Library is seeking a friendly, self-motivated and self-directed employee who is willing to meet and engage the residents of Lee County, provide exceptional customer service, and create an outstanding library. Excellent communication skills, a passion for working with people, experience in public relations and marketing, and a love of libraries are essential. The Public Services and Marketing Facilitator is responsible for coordinating public relations and marketing for the Lee County Library as well as providing excellent customer services to our users.

Qualifications: High school diploma; Associates degree or greater highly desirable. Previous public relations or marketing experience, work experience in a public library or other customer-centric organization highly desirable. Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be taken into consideration. Must be proficient with computers (e.g. internet, email, Microsoft and Google products) and social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest). Must demonstrate ability to advise and train staff and patrons in these technology tools. A valid state driver’s license, excellent driving record, and reliable transportation are required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] or deliver in-person to the Lee County Public Library, 200 N. Main St., Bishopville, SC. Also use [email protected] to request a copy of the job description or pick up a copy at the Library. Applications will be accepted through August 11, 2022.

Salary: $29,077

Contact: Lee Richardson


Submission Date: 07/28/2022

Job Title: Branch Librarian IV

Job Description: Manages all aspects of a large branch. Supervises, trains, and guides staff. Assists in Strategic Planning for the branch and system. Responsible for all daily operations as well as the facility. Oversees the Collection Development for the branch. Advocates library services through programs and community partnerships. Evaluates programs, collection and services and develops related goals within budget allocations. Analyzes and compiles statistical reports. Serves as the liaison to the Friends of the Library. Guides and assists customers in the use of technology and reference services. Provides high level customer service duties related circulation and customer accounts. Performs related professional, administrative, and supervisory work as required.

Qualifications: Minimum Education - MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by four to five years of Professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory.Minimum Qualification - Public library management

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $47,208 - $50,513

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources - (803) 785.8225


Submission Date: 07/26/2022

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Work Schedule: 8:00 PM – 5:00 PM; Monday – FridayLocation: Kershaw County Library – Camden BranchThe Kershaw County Library, located in the South Carolina Midlands, seeks a dynamic, energetic Library Director with a successful record of leadership, innovation, and community collaboration. The Kershaw County Library provides exceptional patron services and enjoys excellent community support. The library’s $1.1 million budget provides services to the 66,000 residents via the main library headquarters, two branches, a bookmobile and a programming van. Kershaw County has an economically diverse and growing population in an area of small towns and tranquil rural settings. It is a community that values culture, the arts, education, recreation, and its natural resources. Kershaw County offers an opportunity with this position to lead a thriving county library system headquartered in historic Camden, South Carolina. In 2018 Kershaw County received the All-American City Award from the National Civic League in part for its inclusive engagement and innovation in successfully addressing local issues.

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE: Knowledge of public library management: library technology; electronic resources and services; budgeting and financial oversight; project management; supervision; and strategic planning; MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a public library or equivalent. The director will be adept at developing effective public relations and skilled at building relationships with community groups, elected officials, private businesses, nonprofit organizations, and employees.Must have or be eligible to acquire a South Carolina driver’s license.

Type:

How to Apply: Please complete online application and attach letter of intent and resume available here at:www.kershaw.sc.gov

Salary: 63,000 - 68,000

Contact: Leigh Hughes, HR [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/26/2022

Job Title: Library Director at J. Drake Edens Library

Job Description: Columbia College seeks a collaborative, creative college library director who will provide oversight, management of all library operations, and direction for sustained excellence in supporting teaching and learning. The director will position and oversee the library services for all of Columbia College’s diverse constituents, including in person and virtual learners, undergraduate and graduate level students, and the Columbia College faculty community. The library director provides strategic leadership for all functions of the library. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:§Develops short- and long-term plans for the enhancement of services, resources, and facilities consistent with the College’s and the library’s mission.§Directs library operations and supervises library faculty and staff.§Consults with College faculty and staff to determine library resources, new and emerging technologies and pedagogies, and service needs of the academic programs. §Chairs the Library Advisory Committee.§Supports and contributes to the success of the collection development activities, the library instruction program, reference service, fulfillment services, educational technology functions, and computer help for students.§Promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff.§Manages the library’s budget, resource allocation, and prepares all invoices for the Business Office under the direction of the Provost.§Works with faculty and library staff on collection development including resource requests, donations, evaluation, and sustainability of collections.§Works closely with facilities management to maintain the library’s physical facilities.§Collects, analyzes, and communicates statistical data concerning library operations.§Responsible for the acquisition, processing, indexing, and housing of the College’s archive materials.§Will provide library instruction and reference assistance on an as needed basis.§Represents the library and College at meetings, conferences, and in professional organizations. §Contributes to institutional assessment and accreditation efforts.§Will mentor and oversee the library faculty through their tenure process.§Will work some weekend and evening hours.§Manages and represents the library in resource sharing utilizing OCLC, ILL, PASCAL, etc. §May teach appropriate courses as needed.

Qualifications: Required qualifications:§Master’s Degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s program (MLS/MLIS).§At least five years progressively responsible experience in library services and management within a college or university library. The ideal candidate will have experience at smaller universities and understand the dual nature of being a working librarian and a director.§Effective leadership and collaborative skills to build partnerships within the library and with on-campus partners.§Experience with strategic planning, budgeting, and assessment.§Demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging technologies in library services, information literacy, and information technology.§Strong communication skills.§Commitment to a culture of diversity, respect, and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from one's own.About the J. Drake Edens LibraryLocated at the physical center and the academic heart of the Columbia College campus, the J. Drake Edens Library provides guidance to students, faculty, and staff and houses materials for helping students explore the liberal arts and our professional programs. To support academic work and research, the library maintains a core collection of books, periodicals, and media items. The library provides students with access to tens of thousands of full-text articles and eBooks. The Research and Instruction librarian is eager to assist students, faculty, and staff with their research needs. The Reference Desk is located on the main floor, and librarians are available to help with any questions, including on nights and weekends. Computers are located near the Reference Desk on the main floor and study rooms are available for individual or group use. Educational Technology assistance can also be found on the main floor of Edens Library. Educational Technology supports instruction at Columbia College through digital tools, apps, and the campus learning management system, Canvas. The library also houses the campus CircIT Desk. Its function is to assist students with accessing their class resources. The CircIT desk verifies student accounts and provides password assistance. Students can also checkout various types of equipment needed for their academic success. The library houses 8 printing kiosks and provides accounts for ePrinting for students. Edens Library is a hub for students and faculty to retreat to for all their academic needs. Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: If interested in applying for this position, submit resume with cover letter through the online submission website at www.columbiasc.edu/about/employment . If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Kristine Barnett , Provost, via email at [email protected].

Salary:

Contact: If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Kristine Barnett , Provost, via email at [email protected].


Submission Date: 07/22/2022

Job Title: Course Reserve and Resource Sharing Specialist

Job Description: Course Reserve and Resource Sharing Specialist University of South Carolina Upstate STA01107PO22 Spartanburg, SC www.uscupstate.edu The Course Reserve and Resource Sharing Specialist performs a variety of Library Access Services tasks related to circulation, managing requests from within the statewide consortium (PASCAL Delivers), managing print and digital reserves, and basic technology assistance. Provides directional reference services and maintains workflow at the circulation service desk.•Coordinates and conducts all functions of PASCAL Delivers and local requests, both physical and digital. Prepares and sends library notices of all types. Searches shelves for billed items.•Provides circulation services including charging and discharging books, media, and reserve materials using a Shared Library Services Platform (Alma); maintains patron records; collects and receipts money; opens and closes the library as required. When responsible for the library, coordinates security with University Police.•Coordinates print and electronic library reserves.•Provides backup for basic Interlibrary Loan processing.•Shares in student assistant supervision and problem resolution.•Shares in stacks maintenance services including shelving, shifting, shelf reading and searching.•Assists patrons with technology problems, troubleshoots problems with online account access, reports printing problems. Maintains toner and paper supplies to printers.•Assists patrons with the directional and collection questions.•Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma and 2 years library experience. Successful background check is required.Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Previous training and experience in library services platform preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information and/or to apply, go to: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/125742

Salary: $28,342 - $32,000; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Carmen Cunningham Human Resources 864-503-5318


Submission Date: 07/11/2022

Job Title: Digital Archivist

Job Description: 

Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Digital Archivist. The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in digital archiving, preservation, and electronic records management for the Special Collections and Archives. The department is comprised of the Manuscript Collections, University Archives, Records Management, and Rare Books. The Special Collections distinguish itself for its strong collections in university history, agriculture, and textile history.

A complete description of the job and application instructions can be found at https://apply.interfolio.com/109057

Application materials must be received by August 1, 2022 to receive full consideration.

Salary:  Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $61,000.


Submission Date: 07/11/2022

Job Title: Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian

Job Description: This is a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the initial rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. Description: The Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian will work in a team-based environment to coordinate providing library services to the Health Sciences Campus with the primary focus of providing embedded library services to the Dental College of Georgia and Augusta University Georgia Cancer Center faculty, students, and staff. Services include providing customized instruction both face-to-face and online, providing specialized research services, such as developing efficient search strategies and mediated database searching, and collaborating with faculty in selecting the library’s collection materials. Additionally, the Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian will also participate in library, university, and professional initiatives through service, as well as actively contribute to the scholarship for the profession.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited program OR receipt of degree by June 30, 2023Desirable Qualifications: One-year relevant professional experience (e.g., post-MLS experience or health sciences practice)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The full position description and application instructions can be found at: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&

Salary:

Contact: Jennifer Davis Scholarship and Data Librarian Augusta University


Submission Date: 07/11/2022

Job Title: Allied Health Sciences Information Librarian

Job Description: This is a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the initial rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. Description: The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will work in a team-based environment to coordinate providing library services to the Health Sciences Campus with the primary focus of providing embedded library services to the College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students, and staff. Services include supporting diverse instructional modalities, providing specialized research services, such as developing efficient search strategies and mediated database searching, and collaborating with faculty in selecting the library’s collection materials. Additionally, the Allied Health Sciences Librarian will also participate in library, university, and professional initiatives through service, as well as actively contribute to the scholarship for the profession.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Master's degree in library science from ALA accredited program OR receipt of degree by June 30, 2023, OR Masters of Public Health and relevant library experienceDesirable Qualifications: one-year relevant professional experience (e.g., post-MLS experience or health sciences practice)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The full position description and application instructions can be found at: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&

Salary:

Contact: Jennifer Davis Scholarship and Data Librarian University Libraries Augusta University


Submission Date: 07/08/2022

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 University / 316 Boulevard / Anderson, 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

Salary:

Contact: Kent Millwood, Director of Library ServicesAnderson University / 316 Boulevard / Anderson, SC 29621 [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/07/2022

Job Title: Head of Reference

Job Description: Middle Georgia Regional Library is committed to providing staff members with opportunities for growth. Due to an internal promotion, we are hiring for the position of Head of Reference.The ideal candidate for Head of Reference is a team-builder with a modern vision of libraries. This position will lead a staff of enthusiastic and committed professionals and paraprofessionals in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.”Our work culture:Middle Georgia Regional Library fosters a collaborative culture where teamwork is necessary to make a difference. Our staff is the engine that drives our award-winning facilities, innovative programming, and extensive collections.Diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences bring unique strengths and perspectives to our team. We embrace each member’s unique identity to ensure our service reflects our diverse community.Staff at MGRL enjoy a generous benefits package which includes 20 days of vacation leave, 10 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays, membership in the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, and medical insurance through the State Health Benefit Plan.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.Position summary:The Head of Reference will plan for long-range library growth, and administer and direct daily library operations. Of utmost importance is exceptional patron service and commitment to effective library services, programs, and technology. The Head of Reference is responsible for upholding all MGRL policies for staff and patrons. This position is responsible for budgeting, collections, and required statistical and financial reports.Additional information:The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals. Supervisory Responsibilities:The Head of Reference directly supervises employees in the Reference Department. This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the MGRL's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Maintains communication with the local community to develop effective library services.Conducts reference interviews with patrons to address special research needs.Conducts public relations programs to increase public awareness and support of library programs and services.Oversees training for automated library systems.Participates in professional conferences and workshops to keep informed of changes in the library field.Describes or demonstrates procedures for navigating the public access catalog and electronic resources.Answers queries on complicated reference subjects, including formulating and processing online search requests.Participates in library outreach programs and conducts library tours.Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on use of the library and its resources.Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on computer skills.Compiles bibliographies and develops library user guides, both printed and electronic.Helps catalog and classify reference materials.

Qualifications: Required qualifications:- MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited university - 2 - 4 years of related public library experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply:Email resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.Position is open until filled.First review of applicants is August 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM.

Salary: $54,810

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/06/2022

Job Title: Assistant Director of Library and Information Services

Job Description: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF LIBRARYAND INFORMATION SERVICES SUMMER OR FALL 2022 Brewton-Parker College currently is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Library and Information Services to start August 1st, 2022, or earlier during the summer if available. Salary will be determined commensurate with academic credentials, experience, and other factors.The College: Brewton-Parker College, tracing its origin to 1904, is a four-year, coeducational Christian comprehensive college accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, offering twenty-four areas of undergraduate study to a diverse population of about 800 students in the micropolitan setting of Mount Vernon/Vidalia in the South-Central region of Georgia. As a Georgia Baptist institution, Brewton-Parker affirms the supremacy of Christ and expects members of the faculty and administration to model Christian values before the students, in their professional activities, and in their lives.Responsibilities: To begin August 1st, 2022, or earlier during the summer if available, the Assistant Director will work under the immediate supervision of the Director and provide administrative assistance in supervising both federal and institutional work-study students, in overseeing all aspects of circulation and interlibrary loan, and in providing oversight for other aspects of library operations as needed.

Qualifications: Qualifications: Qualified candidates must hold at least a master's degree in Library and Information Science or some allied discipline in a program accredited for professional librarians by the American Library Association (ALA). Candidates also should have at least 1-2 years of recent work experience at a library in the environment of higher education or in some similar work seting, public or private. The Assistant Director also must demonstrate a proven record of strong data entry and management capabilities and possess a general knowledge of best practices in higher or secondary education.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Procedure: All applicants first must complete the college’s online employment application at http://www.bpc.edu/about-bpc/employment. Please also submit a letter of interest that briefly addresses the qualifications listed above; a curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for at least three professional references by emailing same to [email protected]. In addition, prospective candidates should include a “Statement of Faith” that recounts how applicant came to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Review of applications will begin July 15th, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.Brewton-Parker College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Brewton-Parker is an equal opportunity employer and seeks applicants from the culturally diverse community.

Salary:

Contact: [email protected].


Submission Date: 07/05/2022

Job Title: Bilingual Specialist (English/Spanish), Youth Services, Hughes Main Library

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-070Re-Opened: Friday, July 1, 2022Posting Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022Application Deadline: Open Until FilledPosition: Bilingual Specialist (English/Spanish), Youth Services, Hughes Main Library Pay: $43,797 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: May 2022Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South CarolinaSchedule: 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 (When working a weekend day, the employee is off Friday before or another day during the week.) 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. 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 or a Master’s Degree of Education or related field 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. 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 or a Master’s Degree of Education or related field 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.

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: $43,797 per year, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 06/29/2022

Job Title: Librarian II, Main Circulation Supervisor, (MLIS Degree Required), Main Circulation, Hughes Main Library

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-092Posting Date: Monday, June 27, 2022Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 12, 2022Position: Librarian II, Main Circulation Supervisor, (MLIS Degree Required), Main Circulation, Hughes Main LibrarySalary: $43,797 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: July 2022Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South CarolinaSchedule: Mon., Wed., & Fri. 8:30-5:00p; Thurs. 12:30p-9:00p. Every fourth weekend. Sat. 8:30a-6:00p & Sun. 1:30p-6:00p (off the Fri. before & Mon. after working on the weekend)FUNCTIONReporting to the Circulation Manager, this position:•Assists the Circulation Manager with scheduling, directing, coaching and supervising the staff and activities related to the operation of the Main Circulation unit at the Hughes Main Library.•Oversees daily activities of the unit, supervises all part-time staff in the unit, and serves as the person in charge in the Circulation Manager’s absence. •Embodies the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. •Greets customers and employees with a welcoming smile and enthusiastically provides knowledgeable and meaningful assistance. •Performs work 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.•Knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage Library processes. •Ability to demonstrate to customers the Library’s website; including the online catalog, databases, and self-check machines.•Ability to learn the Library System’s automated materials handling (AMH) systems, i.e., technology used to facilitate the movement of library materials and automate select circulation functions.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals in unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked, and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled, and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Two years of library experience, one at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to touch, handle, or feel•tolerate dust and mold associated with working with books and other library materials 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).•Assists the Circulation Manager with assigning, instructing, directing and supervising Main Circulation unit staff to implement the unit service plan. (E)•Directly supervises all part-time unit staff. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Assists the Circulation Manager with preparing staff schedules, approving leave requests and timesheets, and requesting assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Coordinates the interviews of applicants for supervised staff positions and makes recommendations for selecting new employees. (E)•Assists the Circulation Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations, including budget recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives (E).•Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) •Provides circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, resolving account issues, etc. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. •Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information, materials or services not available in the unit. (E) •Assists customers with the use of the Library’s website, including the online catalog and databases, and self-check machines. (E)•Assists customers with downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials on mobile device technology. (E)•Answers questions on Library operations, policies, and procedures, and handles problems and complaints related to the Main Circulation unit. (E) •Monitors staff members’ application of circulation policies and procedures, answering questions and providing assistance when needed. (E) •Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures, and rules to customers and employees. (E)•Collects and reports fines and fees accurately. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor regarding the development and maintenance of the Main Library adult fiction and audiovisual collections; assists in weeding collections based on condition, timeliness, and use. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services.•Assesses Library materials for damage and determines charges, identifies items needing repair, and identifies items for discard/replacement. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Uses reports generated from the integrated library system (ILS) and other library automation providers to analyze and improve unit operations and services. (E)•May conduct presentations, orientation sessions, and tours for groups. •Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Operates and assists in maintaining Library equipment, including self-checkout stations, staff computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier, and audiovisual equipment; submits Help Desk requests to resolve problems. •Coordinates maintenance and repair requests for the Main Circulation area.•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Assists with emptying book drops during holidays and other Library closings. (E) •Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service. (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•Two years of library experience, one at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.

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: $43,797 per year, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 06/27/2022

Job Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian

Job Description: Reference and Instruction Librarian Job Announcement and Description: Allen University, a Historically Black University located in Columbia, South Carolina, invites applications for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, this is a position with high visibility and requires front-line interaction and excellent customer assisting patrons with the use of the library and its resources. Key Job Elements: · Assists the library team with the library’s Automated Management Services, including subsystems for cataloging, resources discovery, inventory control, and interlibrary loan. · Assists with digital resources collection, including database products and licenses, user authentication software, AU digital repository with SC Memory (ContentDM). · Will coordinate the development of new technology applications that support library programs and services and identify emerging technologies and develop programs and best practices for the J. S. Flipper Library. · Will collaborate with library and university IT staff, faculty and students. Also engage with faculty and other librarians to enhance students’ research skills by the creation and delivery of instruction activities and class sessions.

Qualifications: Qualifications: · MLS/MLIS/MIS degree or related from an ALA accredited program · One to three years of experience working in a post-secondary institution library · Experience with electronic information services, library systems and applications · Specific knowledge and experience in managing Ex Libris, OCLC WorldShare, OCLC WorldCat Discovery system, and EZ Proxy authentication system · Experience with and strong commitment to customer service and library instruction; working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications, Web development tools, and social media; effective oral and written communication skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to submit an application, resume, and cover letter. Information is to be emailed to:Carol L. Bowers [email protected]

Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience.

Contact: Carol Bowers: [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/24/2022

Job Title: Librarian - Digital Resources

Job Description: LIBRARIAN – DIGITAL RESOURCES: Responsible for assisting in the coordination and provision of digital library resources. Responsibilities include: providing in-person and virtual assistance to patrons and staff, investigating and promoting new methods and tools for presenting content to patrons, training staff to provide quality digital services, developing and maintaining digital collections; and monitoring assigned portion of the Library Services budget.

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:• MLS from an ALA accredited school• Three (3) years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience• Must be eligible for South Carolina State Library certification• Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license• Must be dependable, motivated and customer services oriented

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919028&sreq=1&form=1&desc=LIBRARAIN%20-%20DIGTAL%20RESOURCES

Salary: $55,224 to $70,678 /DOQ

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


Submission Date: 06/23/2022

Job Title: Reference Assistant - Youth Services/Teen Programming

Job Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS The purpose of the class is to staff the Library’s Youth Services desk and provide information and guidance, and to perform related professional and administrative work as required. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. ESSENTIAL TASKS The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary. Assists the public in a professional and courteous manner. Opens and closes assigned department and performs related security procedures. Staffs the Library’s Youth Services desk. Interprets Library policies and procedures to the public. Provides answers to reference questions; directs patrons to appropriate informational resources and/or assists patrons in researching topics as necessary. Develops innovative programs and services for teens. Plans and executes all existing Library Teen programs. Examples can be found at pcls.fyi. Assists annually in planning and executing the Summer Reading Program for children and teens. Works one night and one weekend every six weeks, subject to change based on departmental and library needs. Assist teen patrons specifically through reader’s advisory and Teen Book Box selection. Up-to-date knowledge of YA literature, including graphic novels and manga, preferred. May also assist the Youth Services Manager in selecting YA materials to purchase. Maintains displays and signage in the Teen Area, as well as the general tidiness of that section. Assists Library patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library, including computer hardware, software and Internet. Shelves Library materials. Assists in maintaining and performs minor troubleshooting of Library automation systems. Attends staff, committee, County and community meetings as appropriate. Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints in areas of responsibility. Keeps supervisor informed of all issues and concerns encountered. Assists co-workers with duties as required. Performs routine administrative / clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, assembling materials, answering the telephone, etc. Attends continuing education classes, professional meetings, conferences and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires a Bachelor’s degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in liberal arts, library science or a closely related field. SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Must possess valid state driver’s license. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires over two years and up to and including four years.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Complete job description, and application instructions can be found at https://www.co.pickens.sc.us/freeform_jobposting_detail_T11_R152.php

Salary: $17.27/hour

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/21/2022

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

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-088Posting Date: Friday, June 17, 2022Application Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2022Position: Librarian III Branch Supervisor (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch LibraryPay: $45,766 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: July 2022Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, South CarolinaSchedule: WK 1: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues. & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; and Sat. 8:30a-6:00p WK 2: Sun. 1:30p-6:00p; Mon. & Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p WKS 3 & 4: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues. & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00pFUNCTIONThe employee in this position assists the Branch Manager with scheduling, directing, coaching, and supervising the staff and activities related to the operation of the Five Forks Branch of the Greenville County Library System (Library). The staff member embodies the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. This person greets customers and employees with a welcoming smile and enthusiastically provides knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. The Branch Supervisor serves as the person in charge in the Branch Manager’s absence and supervises part-time staff at the branch. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.•Knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage Library processes. •Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals in unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Three years of library experience, one at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel•tolerate dust and mold associated with working with books and other library materials EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Assists the Branch Manager with assigning, instructing, directing and supervising branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E)•Directly supervises part-time branch staff. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Assists the Branch Manager with preparing staff schedules, approving leave requests and requesting assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others. (E) •Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) •Provides circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customers records, resolving account issues, etc. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) •Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers and employees. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Coordinates the interviews of applicants for supervised staff positions and makes recommendations for selecting new employees. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement. (E)•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations, including budget recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives (E).•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assist them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Ensures that branch cleanliness, safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly; submits Help Desk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Uses reports generated from the integrated library system (ILS) and other library automation providers to analyze and improve branch operations and services. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on library operations, policies, and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E)•Assists with establishing relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote library services and programs and participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. (E)•Responsible for the accurate collection and reporting of fines and fees. (E)•Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to train, schedule and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate.•Operates and assists in maintaining library equipment, including self-checkout stations, public and staff computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier, and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Assists in monitoring materials received and sorted by the automated materials handling system during holidays and other library closings. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. •Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $45,766 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


Submission Date: 06/21/2022

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch Library, Position #3

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-087Posting Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022Application Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2022Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch Library, Position #3Salary: $41,827 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: July 2022Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, South CarolinaSchedule: WK 1: Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Wed. 2:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p WK 2: Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Wed. 2:00p-9:00p; and Sat. 8:30a-6:00pFUNCTIONEmployees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use.•Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning.•Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.•Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases .•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services.•Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy.•Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Works well in a team environment.•Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired: •Master’s degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Coursework or experience emphasizing public library reference, readers’ advisory service and research•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library•Experience working with the public in a customer service position•Experience working in a library or formal learning environmentPreferred: •Supervisory or leadership experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate Library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E).•Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E)•Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E)•Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E)•Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E).•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members.•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations.•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E)•Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E)•Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) •Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E)•Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E)•Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E)•May process 14 day and leased books.•May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups.•Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items.•Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request.•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) •Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,827 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


Submission Date: 06/21/2022

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch Library, Position #2

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-086Posting Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022Application Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2022Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch Library, Position #2Salary: $41,827 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: July 2022Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, South CarolinaSchedule: WKS 1 & 4: Mon., Tues., & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 2:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p WK 2: Mon., Tues., & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 2:00p-9:00p; and Sat. 8:30a-6:00p WK 3: Sun. 1:30p-6:00p; Tues. & Wed. 8:30a-5:00p; Thurs. 1:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00pFUNCTIONEmployees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use.•Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning.•Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.•Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases .•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services.•Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy.•Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Works well in a team environment.•Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired: •Master’s degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Coursework or experience emphasizing public library reference, readers’ advisory service and research•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library•Experience working with the public in a customer service position•Experience working in a library or formal learning environmentPreferred: •Supervisory or leadership experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate Library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E).•Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E)•Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E)•Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E)•Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E).•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members.•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations.•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E)•Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E)•Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) •Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E)•Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E)•Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E)•May process 14 day and leased books.•May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups.•Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items.•Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request.•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) •Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,827 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


Submission Date: 06/21/2022

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch, Position #1

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-085Posting Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022Application Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2022Position: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), Five Forks Branch, Position #1Salary: $41,827 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: July 2022Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, South CarolinaSchedule: WK 1: Sun 1:30p-6:00p: Tues. & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Wed. 1:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p WKS 2 & 3: Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Wed. 2:00p-9:00p; and Fri. 8:30a-6:00p WK 4: Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Wed. 2:00p-9:00p; and Sat. 8:30a-6:00pFUNCTIONEmployees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use.•Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning.•Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.•Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases .•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services.•Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy.•Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Works well in a team environment.•Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired: •Master’s degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Coursework or experience emphasizing public library reference, readers’ advisory service and research•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library•Experience working with the public in a customer service position•Experience working in a library or formal learning environmentPreferred: •Supervisory or leadership experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate Library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E).•Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E)•Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E)•Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E)•Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E).•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members.•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations.•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E)•Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E)•Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) •Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E)•Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E)•Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E)•May process 14 day and leased books.•May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups.•Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items.•Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request.•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) •Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,827 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


Submission Date: 06/17/2022

Job Title: Information Literacy Librarian for the First Year Experience

Job Description: The First-Year Experience librarian is a member of the Information Literacy Team and reports to the Coordinator of Information Literacy & Instruction.The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seeks an individual with a student-centered approach for a tenure-track faculty position. The Information Literacy Librarian for the First Year Experience will have primary liaison responsibilities to First-Year Seminar programs, as well as first and second-year general education writing courses.This position will lead the library in developing programs, services, outreach activities, and curricular initiatives that focus on first-year students. As a member of the Information Literacy Team, this individual collaborates with a team of librarians to provide liaison services including instruction, collection management, research services, and outreach and engagement.Responsibilities:- Build upon and lead the library’s information literacy and instructional outreach to first-year students to include designing and delivering online and face-to-face instruction.- Serve as liaison to First-Year Seminar, Rhetoric, and Composition, Writing Across the Curriculum, the University Writing Center, and Common Reading Program.- Collaborate with instructors to incorporate information literacy into the curriculum for first-year students.- Work closely with the E-Learning librarian to implement, assess, and maintain the First Year Seminar online modules in the Learning Management System.- Manage workload, priorities, and deadlines in a team-based environment.- Develop accessible instructional materials using best practices.- Participate in team-based instructional design, delivery, assessment, and research services.- Provide research consultations to students and faculty.- Engage in an active program of scholarship and professional services as outlined in the University’s Faculty Handbook and the Library Faculty Guidelines.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:- ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree.- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.- Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.- Awareness of library liaison work, as well as research instruction and support.- Experience collaborating with others.- Knowledge of best practices in delivering library service to first year students.- Awareness of information literacy pedagogy and ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education.Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)- Demonstrated commitment and experience within the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.- Experience with current and emerging instructional technologies.- Knowledge and/or experience in one or more academic subject areas.- Experience in teaching and/or designing instruction materials.- Library liaison experience.- Commitment to student-centered teaching and assessment practices as evidenced by professional development, scholarship, and/or coursework.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/34322

Salary: $54,000 – $62,000

Contact: Kelly Rhodes, Coordinator of Information Literacy & Instruction, [email protected], (828) 262-2792


Submission Date: 06/15/2022

Job Title: Librarian 1-Adult Services Programming/Reference

Job Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTIONPlans and coordinates programs and events for adults at the Main Library. Coordinates with community organizations to promote library involvement and public awareness. Coordinates with branch managers to provide support for adult programs at branches. Assists patrons in finding materials and information in the library. Information assistance can range from general explanations of sources to guided research assistance.•Assists patrons by:oAnswering directional and procedural inquiries.oAdvising patrons concerning the library and its services, resources and policies.oGiving instruction in the use of the online catalog and location of materials.oInstructing in the operation of equipment.oAnswering reference and other information requests.oAnswering incoming calls; provides guidance and assistance, routes calls to appropriate personnel or department; takes messages.•Evaluates present circulating collection for age, condition, and currency in assigned subject areas. Makes deletions based on criteria from the Collection Development Policy.•Selects materials for the general collection in assigned areas.•Coordinates Adult programs and services by:oCreating Adult programs and activities for the Main Library.oCoordinating with Marketing to promote Adult programs at the Main Library.oTracking programs offered and attendance statistics.oCoordinating with other staff members library-wide to ensure that library services and events are publicized in a timely manner.oCoordinating with branch managers to provide support for adult programs at their branches.•Provides assistance to patrons in finding materials and information in the library; instructs and demonstrates to patrons of all ages, skill and education levels the use of reference tools, and provides general explanations of library online database systems.•Assists with Book-a-Librarian appointments. May teach classes on library materials and services as assigned.•Secures materials and information for library users from computer networks, databases or the collection.•Assists patrons in the use of the Internet, computers, printers, photocopiers, fax machines, microfilm readers and personal devices.•May assist patrons with genealogy and local history research.•May compile bibliographies, pathfinders and lists of materials to interest adults and promote effective library use.•Performs supervisory related duties such as opening and closing procedures for the Main Library, securing money, setting alarms, and ensuring safety and security.•May serve as the librarian in charge of the building on nights or weekends.•Maintains professional development through various workshops, literature, and other means; consults and shares information with co-workers and other library workers.•Maintains confidentiality of Library patron records.•Conducts tours of the library for special interest groups.•Maintains office equipment including providing paper and toner for copiers and printers as needed.•Able to assist in changes of daily work schedule due to unexpected public demands.•Required to work nights and weekends as scheduled.•Cross-trains to provide backup for other positions as required. May fill in for other positions within the Library System.•Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Education and Experience:(A)Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited university and(B) One year of previous library experience in reference, preferredNecessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (A)Knowledge of standard library functions, practices, and procedures; working knowledge of books, authors and literature; general computer knowledge.(B)Excellent research, clerical and computer skills, including internet experience; ability to perform detailed and precise work.(C)Familiarity with current consumer technology such as smartphones and tablets; willingness to adapt to changing technologies and to troubleshoot and solve problems.(D)Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, employees, branch managers and system personnel; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to work in a team environment as well as independent work.(E)Ability to adjust to changes in the daily work schedule; ability to handle multiple projects at the same time. Ability to exercise independent judgment.(F)Must possess a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send an Anderson County Library application (available online Anderson County Library System (andersonlibrary.org) ) and a resume with three professional references (which include name, address, telephone and e-mail contact information) to Robert Peirce Human Resources, Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29621 or [email protected]

Salary: $41,152.00 + full benefits

Contact: Robert Peirce Human Resources, Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29621 or [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/13/2022

Job Title: Head of Branch Services

Job Description: Are you ready for your next challenge? Are you a leader with a passion for innovation and talent for teamwork? Would you like to join a library system that is experiencing tremendous growth?As Head of Branch Services at Middle Georgia Regional Library you will lead a staff of enthusiastic and committed professionals and paraprofessionals in fulfilling the library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.” One day you'll lead a meeting of branch managers, and the next you'll develop creative solutions to improve staff workflow and patron service. Become an integral part of our forward-leaning, community-embedded library system! Apply today! Our work culture:Middle Georgia Regional Library fosters a collaborative culture where teamwork is necessary to make a difference. Our staff is the engine that drives our award-winning facilities, innovative programming, and extensive collections.Diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences bring unique strengths and perspectives to our team. We embrace each member’s unique identity to ensure our service reflects our diverse community.Staff at MGRL enjoy a generous benefits package which includes 20 days of vacation leave, 10 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays, membership in the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, and medical insurance through the State Health Benefit Plan.Position summary:The Head of Branch Services directly supervises the Head of Washington Memorial Library and the branch managers of the Bloomfield, Lanford, Riverside, Shurling, and Library Annex branches.Flexibility is a must to provide services that are relevant and accessible to everyone we serve through our community-embedded library. As Head of Branch Services, you will build relationships in the community and contribute to creating a more literate, engaged, and enlightened Middle Georgia.The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable and energetic with a dedication to public service. If you are an experienced, responsible, and creative person who embraces and thrives in an active, fast-paced, and culturally diverse environment, this position is what you've been searching for.The current Head of Branch Services is available for a meet and greet with interested candidates who would like to hear more about job responsibilities and typical daily duties. Please reach out to [email protected] if you are interested in participating in the meet and greet to learn more about the position.Examples of duties:LeadershipProvides advice to Director on public services, emerging opportunities, and community impact. Provides advice and consultation to Director about library policies and procedures including, but not limited to collection development policy and long-range planning. Interprets, implements, and recommends library policies and procedures. Participates in the development of information literacy objectives and the coordination of library instruction, in addition to providing instruction sessions as needed. ManagementAdministers the department's budget, develops new funding sources, and engages in grant writing. Prepares budget, program, annual, and special reports for the Director. Compiles, analyzes, and reports library usage statistics. Evaluates, manages, and improves workflows to maintain efficient use of library resources.CommunicationMaintains communication within Macon-Bibb and Affiliate libraries as well as the local community to develop effective library services. Conducts public relations programs to increase public awareness and support of library programs and services.TrainingOversees training and support for all public service staff members. Participates in professional conferences and workshops to keep informed of changes in the library field.TechnologyPlans and implements new information technologies to meet changing needs. Supervises operation of the integrated automated library system. Executes special projects when applicable and performs all other related duties as assigned.Benefits:- Vacation (accrual starting at 20 days per year)- Sick Leave (10 days per year)- 11 paid holidays per year- Macon-Bibb County life insurance- Teachers Retirement System of Georgia defined benefit retirement plan (401A) - 6% employee contribution, 19.81% (increasing to 19.98% on July 1, 2022) employer contribution- State Health Benefit Plan- Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Eligible About MGRL:Middle Georgia Regional Library serves seven counties through 19 locations across central Georgia.Our Vision:Our Vision for Middle Georgia is a literate, engaged, and enlightened community.Our Mission:The mission of Middle Georgia Regional Library is to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.Our Values:- Convenient and equal access for all- Good stewardship of taxpayer resources- Highly skilled library personnel- Every user leaves with a good impressionOur community:Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning, and is highly invested in library service. The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage. The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.

Qualifications: Required qualifications: - Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university - 4 - 5 years of related public library experience - Supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: How to apply:E-mail resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Position is open until filled.First review of applicants is July 1, 2022 at 12 PM.First round, virtual interviews are anticipated the week of July 4th.Second round, in-person interviews are anticipated the week of July 11th.Anticipated start date is August 22, 2022.

Salary: $60,000

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/10/2022

Job Title: Liaison Librarian for Sciences

Job Description: Reports to Coordinator of Collection Management Services. Serves as liaison librarian for science and applied science programs. This includes listening, engaging, consulting, information literacy instruction, and collection management. Buys, monitors, and cancels collection resources, and participates and advocates as part of group decision-making. Communicates with vendors and works closely with library technical services. Becomes skilled as a liaison to best serve assigned departments. Engages in an active scholarship and professional service as outlined in the University’s Faculty Handbook and the Library’s Faculty Guidelines.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications:ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree.Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.Demonstrated interest in the sciences or applied sciences.Knowledge of collection management practices.Potential to teach or consult with student-researchers or faculty researchers.Basic experience collecting and analyzing data to make decisions.Areas of interest (no minimum level required)Demonstrated experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion.Degree in natural sciences or applied sciences.Experience in collection management, scholarly communication, or electronic resources.Teaching experience.Experience providing library or research services.Demonstrated ability to teach or consult with student or faculty researchers about STEM or applied science information resources, such as Web of Science or PubMed.Experience working with vendors or budgets.Love of spreadsheets and meaningful visualization.Commitment to supporting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive collection.Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork.

Type:

How to Apply: See details at https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/34294

Salary: $54,000 - $62,000, the rank and salary are dependent upon experience.

Contact: To apply, please use link, https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/34294 With questions, please contact co-chairs Alex McAllister or John Wiswell, [email protected], [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/07/2022

Job Title: Science Librarian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seek a service-focused, science-loving, collaborative librarian to serve as a Science Librarian. As a liaison to select departments in the sciences, the Science Librarian will provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach to students, faculty, and staff. The successful candidate will join an engaged faculty dedicated to fulfilling the libraries’ mission to provide innovative and inclusive collections, programs, services, and technologies that support Clemson University goals, and the information needs of all. Libraries’ faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Teaching and Learning, a department within the newly created division of Teaching, Learning, & Research. To learn more about the reorganization at the Clemson Libraries, visit: https://libraries.clemson.edu/our-organization/libraries-reorganization-overview/.

Qualifications: Required QualificationsALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (proof of degree completion needed by date of appointment)Demonstrated interest in the sciences Demonstrated ability to teach and consult with researchers about STEMM information resources such as Web of Science, Agricola, or PubMedExceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skillsDemonstrated commitment to the promotion and enhancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion.Preferred QualificationsExperience providing information and research services in an academic library (may be student internship experience)Teaching experience, which may include designing online resources, consulting with individual researchers or project teams, and planning in-person or virtual workshops or class sessionsDemonstrated ability to carry out a liaison program through outreach, building relationships, and providing library services and support to diverse stakeholdersDemonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamworkUndergraduate degree or second graduate degree in the sciences

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/102467. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) references.Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by July 5th, 2022 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary:

Contact: Jennifer Groff Search Committee Chair [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/02/2022

Job Title: Assistant Branch Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: 42,525 yearly with generous benefits package

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


Submission Date: 06/02/2022

Job Title: Staff Development Coordinator

Job Description: Seeking a candidate who loves lifelong learning and helping people grow professionally to lead our staff development program. Would need a strong understanding of organizational awareness and work cultures as well as learning and communication styles. Oversees library staff development and the implementation of the Staff Development Plan. Coordinates and conducts continuing education of library staff and new employee orientation. Assesses staff development needs and identifies appropriate training; assists in the coaching process for staff. Develops, acquires, and updates training programs and related material based on identified training needs. Creates original training content. Researches trends in the areas of librarianship and training. Chairs the Staff Education Day Committee, leading the team in planning the day long training event. Evaluates effectiveness of staff training and revises training material and methods as needed. Creates reports and maintains databases related to training. Participates in budget planning for the staff development program. Serves as an integral part of the library leadership team. Assists in the formulation of policy and procedure. Assists in the development of the Library’s strategic plan and succession development plan. Assists with the interview and hiring process for the Library.

Qualifications: MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by 5 - 10 years of professional experience in public libraries or an education stetting. Experience in workforce development, education or staff/patron training. Working knowledge of POLARIS.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $56,194 - $60,127

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources


Submission Date: 05/25/2022

Job Title: Director of Libraries

Job Description: The Director of Libraries provides professional leadership in planning, organizing, and directing the Appalachian Regional Library System under the general review of the regional library board. This employee works to meet staffing, materials, equipment, and facility needs for five public libraries in Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes Counties. The regional director’s duties also include making recommendations to the governing board regarding hiring, promotion, or dismissal of management-level employees of the Appalachian Regional Library System; having extensive public contact and frequent conferences with library board members, government officials, and community leaders in all three counties; and maintaining professional relationships with the staff of the State Library of North Carolina, the North Carolina Public Library Directors’ Association, and state legislators.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: 63K - 73K

Contact: Tammy Holston (Finance and Personnel Manager) - [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/25/2022

Job Title: Head of Washington Memorial Library

Job Description: The freeze is over! As a result of budgetary restraints this position was frozen in 2020, but due to promised funding this position rejoins our staff in July 2022.The ideal candidate for Head of Washington is a team-builder with a modern vision of libraries. This position will lead a staff of enthusiastic and committed professionals and paraprofessionals in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.”Our work culture:Middle Georgia Regional Library fosters a collaborative culture where teamwork is necessary to make a difference. Our staff is the engine that drives our award-winning facilities, innovative programming, and extensive collections.Diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences bring unique strengths and perspectives to our team. We embrace each member’s unique identity to ensure our service reflects our diverse community.Staff at MGRL enjoy a generous benefits package which includes 20 days of vacation leave, 10 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays, membership in the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, and medical insurance through the State Health Benefit Plan.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.Position summary:This Head of Washington Memorial Library will manage daily library branch operations. Of utmost importance is exceptional patron service and commitment to effective library services, programs, and technology. The Head of Washington is responsible for upholding all MGRL policies for staff and patrons. This position is responsible for budgeting, collections, and required statistical and financial reports.Additional information:The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals. Supervisory ResponsibilitiesManages four supervisors who supervise a total of 23 employees in the Genealogical & Historical Room, the Reference Department, Circulation, and the Children's Room. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.- Interprets, implements, and recommends library policies and procedures.- Maintains communication with the local community to develop effective library services.- Provides advice and consultation to Director concerning the collection development policy and long-range planning.- Conducts reference interviews with patrons to address special research needs.- Administers the department's budget, develops new funding sources, and engages in grant writing.- Prepares budget, program, annual, and special reports for the Director.- Conducts public relations programs to increase public awareness and support of library programs and services.- Oversees technical training for automated library systems.- Participates in professional conferences and workshops to keep informed of changes in the library field.- Plans and implements new information technologies to meet changing needs.Required qualifications:- MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited university - 4 - 5 years of related public library experience- Supervisory experienceSalary:$50,000.Benefits:- Vacation (accrual starting at 20 days per year)- Sick Leave (10 days per year)- 11 paid holidays per year- Macon-Bibb County life insurance- Teachers Retirement System of Georgia defined benefit retirement plan (401A) - 6% employee contribution, 19.81% (increasing to 19.98% on July 1, 2022) employer contribution- State Health Benefit PlanAbout MGRL:Middle Georgia Regional Library serves seven counties through 19 locations across central Georgia.Our Vision:Our Vision for Middle Georgia is a literate, engaged, and enlightened community.Our Mission:The mission of Middle Georgia Regional Library is to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.Our Values:- Convenient and equal access for all- Good stewardship of taxpayer resources- Highly skilled library personnel- Every user leaves with a good impression

Qualifications: Required qualifications:- MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited university - 4 - 5 years of related public library experience- Supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply:Email resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.Position is open until filled.First review of applicants is June 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM.Anticipated start date of July 20, 2022.

Salary: $50,000

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/23/2022

Job Title: Children’s Librarian

Job Description: Laurens County Human Resources is accepting applications for a full-time Children’s Librarian. This candidate is responsible for supervising the children’s service staff, coordinating with other library services, and directing the children’s library programs. This person coordinates the purchase of materials for the children’s collection, monitors the behavior of children, maintains the collection, and provides training for staff members. This person makes professional-level library technical decisions. This position provides reference and readers’ advisory services to the general public. He/she provides reference and circulation assistance at the circulation desk. This person must have considerable knowledge, skill, and ability in every phase of the public library field, particularly dealing with the children’s library service. This position reports to the Library Director.

Qualifications: Requirements: A Masters Degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited school is required. Two years of progressive library experience working with children’s library services, media center, children's literature, and reference resources are preferred. So supervisory experience is essential. Applicants must be eligible for or the holder of a valid SC driver's license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://laurenscounty.us/employment-opportunities/ or All interested persons may apply online to: laurenscounty.us or Human Resources Department, 100 Hillcrest Square Administrative Office, Human Resources Suite, Laurens, SC 29360, or fax to: (864) 984-3726

Salary: $38, 756.25 to $44,635.57

Contact: Renita Barksdale, Library Director 864-681-READ (7323)


Submission Date: 05/23/2022

Job Title: Shared Systems Librarian

Job Description: 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. The consortium fosters cooperation on a broad range of issues including shared licensing of electronic resources, universal borrowing, collaborative collection management, affordable learning and library systems support. The Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) team promotes development of general system support expertise through considerable cross-training. The SLSP is an Ex Libris Alma and Primo VE implementation for 55 academic libraries. The team also supports a single-sign on solution, OpenAthens, for 44 of its member libraries. Working in close cooperation with other members of the SLSP Team, the incumbent will identify and develop technical expertise within the system in order to support the team's mission to provide effective and efficient support to member libraries. The SLSP team coordinates its activities through a variety of external stakeholders via the consortia's Collaborative Management Framework. The team also collaborates with PASCAL's Content & Services Team to support PASCAL's robust collection of core electronic resources, rapid delivery services, an affordable learning initiative, and collaborative collections. The job duties for this position will include, but are not limited to the following: Provides front-line user technical support for SLSP systems to library staff at member institutions using a variety of tools including managing tickets via help desk software. Analyzes, documents, and resolves system issues, and coordinates responses with the vendor, PASCAL staff, and the libraries. Provides training in functional areas of the SLSP so that member library staff can maximize their effectiveness using the system. Supports the release of software updates including testing and evaluation of new functionality and options available in the release. Assists in SLSP system management, including implementation of ancillary tools (3rd party software, APIs, etc.) as needed to better support library operations. In conjunction with member librarians, researches, evaluates, and makes recommendations relating to external third-party products that may provide enhanced functionality or services based on the shared system. Develops expertise to serve as a functional expert and provide leadership in one or more system functional areas. These may include discovery access and design, fulfillment, metadata, electronic resource management, system administration, etc. Participates in a project management-based approach to advance the adoption and use of the system, particularly in pursuit of objectives as outlined in PASCAL's strategic agenda. Actively participates in and represents PASCAL in various internal and external working groups, as appropriate. Performs other duties as required

Qualifications: Minimum and Additional Requirements A Masters’ Degree in Library Science from ALA-accredited institution. Additional Requirements: Ability to work independently and exercise initiative. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to coordinate work with others in a team environment. Excellent Oral and Written Communication skills Experience or Education indicating a capability to provide technical support and training as a member of a team. Position may require overnight travel Position may require employee to work evenings and weekends Applicants are encouraged to think broadly about and communicate how their skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications in ways that may not be immediately obvious. PASCAL welcomes applicants with a range of experiences, including those new to the profession. PASCAL seeks applicants that are committed to developing a career in academic or systems librarianship. PASCAL values a collaborative approach to meeting user needs, a willingness to experiment with new methods and technologies, and an openness to change.Preferred Qualifications Experience or education that demonstrates a capability to develop the skills required to provide front-line technical support for Alma and Primo VE. This could include experience or education in the following areas: Academic or research library environments Various areas of library operations including systems, fulfillment, discovery, metadata, etc. Implementing, managing, and troubleshooting information technology systems, including training and support. Developing and maintaining websites People interested in this position may find one or more of the following skills and qualifications beneficial to performing the responsibilities of this role. These skills and qualifications are not required. Experience supporting Alma and/or Primo VE or other library system platforms/discovery services. An understanding of metadata tools and standards, such as RDA, Dublin Core, MARC. Familiarity with software development processes and tools. Familiarity with the Springshare product suite. Familiarity with academic library consortia.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://pascalsc.libguides.com/blog/Were-Hiring-Systems-Librarian-Position-Now-Open

Salary: 45,000-65,000

Contact: Richard Moul [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/19/2022

Job Title: Dean of the Libary

Job Description: Gardner-Webb University invites applications for the Dean of the Library. The Dean supervises and coordinates all aspects of the university’s libraries and their operations, overseeing budget, personnel, resources, equipment, and the facility itself, and developing appropriate library policies and procedures to meet the information needs of the Gardner-Webb community.RESPONSIBILITIES:- Plans and administers the library budget.- Handles vendor negotiations, enters into consortia agreements, solicits discounts based on FTE, and makes database cost per use decisions.- Evaluates holdings to ensure that materials are the best possible resources for the cost and pedagogically align with the university curriculum.- Signs off on new academic courses and programs, making suggestions of additions if the courses are not adequately supported by the library.- Recruits, selects, and directly or indirectly supervises all library staff: professionals, paraprofessionals, support staff, and student workers.- Serves as chief collection development officer.- Serves on the Academic Council, Provost Council, Graduate Council, and Professional and Graduate Council and is chair of the Library Council.- Acts as the library’s primary liaison to the faculty and administration.- Shares responsibility with other professional librarians for reference assistance and bibliographic instruction.- Maintains appropriate statistics and compiles reports and publications on the library, its resources and services.- Leads the librarians in long-range planning for all aspects of the library and its resources and services.- Serves on University committees as a non-teaching faculty member.- Represents the University at appropriate professional meetings.- Engages in professional reading and development.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The Director must possess sound judgment, knowledge and vision for the development of the Library.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:- Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.- Five years or more of professional, progressively responsible library experience.- Second master’s degree or doctoral degree from an accredited institution preferred.SKILLS:- Excellent oral and written communication skills.- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret a wide variety of materials; to write reports, and compile and/or edit procedure manuals and other publications.- Ability to effectively present information to and engage in dialogue with library staff, students, faculty, and the wider University community.- Understanding/mastery of automated library systems and other library equipment, and significant general computer skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should complete the application using the link included on the job posting and include a letter of interest, current vita, and transcripts with their submission. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Link for postion posting: https://gardner-webb.edu/about/offices-and-departments/human-resources/job-openings/dean-library/

Salary:

Contact: Esther Porter, HR Generalist - [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/18/2022

Job Title: Acquisitions Librarian

Job Description: Acquisitions Librarian ($87,791 - $139,534 annual salary) in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Georgia, or Seattle, WashingtonReady to join an elite team of librarians? The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Center for Library Science (CLS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Acquisitions Librarian. Candidates with acquisitions experience in government, academic, or special libraries are encouraged to apply.This position will serve as an Acquisitions Librarian providing support in the management, coordination, and acquisition of information sources and data used by mission teams and offices for engagements. This position serves as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and supports the Senior Acquisitions Librarian in making purchases of legal, business, news, financial and other information and data sources, completing complex acquisitions of information and data for the agency while meeting budgetary targets.For more full position details and to apply, use the links below. Open to the public: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/654738500Open to federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/654738000The announcement is open 05/16/2022 to 05/30/2022.Please share this information with anyone who might be interested in applying. Additional information about working at GAO is available at: https://www.gao.gov/about/careers.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more full position details and to apply, use the links below. Open to the public: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/654738500Open to federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/654738000The announcement is open 05/16/2022 to 05/30/2022.

Salary: $87,791 - $139,534

Contact: Open to the public: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/654738500Open to federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/654738000


Submission Date: 05/17/2022

Job Title: Discovery and Systems Librarian

Job Description: Essential Duties:SystemsServes as the integrated library system and discovery system administrator for the Collection Services Unit.Works collaboratively with Atkins Library's faculty and staff to evaluate the Library's online resource discovery environment and to develop and implement strategies and innovative solutions to improve external and internal user experience and maximize system functionality.Compiles statistical reports regarding bibliographic data of collection.Coordinates with campus IT in the maintenance of the integrated library system.CatalogingProduces original and complex copy cataloging in a variety of formats for the library collections according to national, shared system, and local standards; performs general catalog maintenance such as bibliographic records enhancement, reclassification, holdings, and item record editing.Trains cataloging staff in cataloging/metadata standards, new technology applications, systems, and tools to continuously improve cataloging efficiency and quality; supervises daily operations of copy catalogers.Develops policies, goals, procedures, and workflows for cataloging and processing library materials in all formats.

Qualifications: Minimum Education/Experience RequirementsMaster's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.Graduation with a master's degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.Preferred Education, Skills and Training Experience:SystemsExperience 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/42253. Job allows for up to 2 days of telework.For further details about this position and Atkins Library, please join us for an Information Session on Wednesday, May 25 at 12:00pm EST. You can register for the information session here: https://forms.gle/QgNCxjHgRCBFw7qe8 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.Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Salary:

Contact: Elizabeth Siler, MLISAssociate Dean for Collection ServicesUNC Charlotte | Atkins Library [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/17/2022

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Position: Library Director Status: Full-timeAvailable: August 1, 2022The Board of Trustees of the Harvin Clarendon County Library is searching for a positive, forward-thinking and service-oriented individual to serve as Library Director in Manning, South Carolina. The position is full-time with both daytime, evening and some Saturday hours. Under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, the director plans, organizes, and manages the operation of the library; performs various administrative duties such as planning, budgeting, personnel management, materials selection, grant preparation, and reporting to the Library Board, the South Carolina State Library, the Clarendon County Council, and other agencies that may be required. The Board would like a director who has excellent leadership and communication skills and the ability to build relationships with community groups, employees, elected officials, private businesses, and non-profit organizations.Clarendon County Library is located in Manning, SC. The Library serves a population of almost 34,000. The county is made up of one newly consolidated school district, two private schools and a large home-schooled population as well as a large retirement community. The Library is part of a supportive community with active patrons. The Library is a member of the SC LENDS consortium, a group of public libraries in 20 South Carolina counties and the State Library who share resources throughout the State. Manning is a growing community located on Interstate 95 and Lake Marion. It is 2 hours from the coast and conveniently located to Florence, SC, Charleston, SC and Columbia, SC, the state’s capital. Salary Range: $55,000 to $60,000, plus benefits

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements include:1.Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA program. Eligible for or currently hold a South Carolina State Library certification.2.5 years of experience in managing and supervising in a public library including budgeting and financial oversight, library technology, electronic resources and services, project management and strategic planning.3.Three professional references. Highly Desirable: 1.Excellent leadership and communication skills.2.Ability to build relationships with community groups, employees, elected officials, private businesses, and non-profit organizations.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Deadline: May 31, 2022 Submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references via email to [email protected] or mail to the library at 215 N Brooks Street – Manning, SC 29102. For full job description, visit the Vacancies section at www.clarendoncountylibrary.com

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $55,000-$60,000

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/17/2022

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: The purpose of this position is to serve as the Youth Services Librarian of the Canton Branch Library and to act as Librarian in Charge in the absence of the Branch Manager. This staff person will: plan, schedule, promote, conduct, and evaluate programs for children and families; provide readers’ advisory services to children and adult caregivers; monitor day-to-day branch activity and recommend strategies for more effective service; reconcile daily monetary transactions; supervise staff by monitoring schedules and assigning tasks; communicate effectively and resolve problems with library users and staff while modeling customer service excellence.

Qualifications: Minimum Training and Experience: Master’s degree from an ALA or AASL accredited program in library or information science or related field; one year experience working as a librarian, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Licenses or Certifications: Preferred - Possession of a Professional Librarian Certificate issued by the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission.One year of related public library experience preferred. One year of professional leadership preferred. May require additional education in specialized area(s).Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred, but not required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants must apply online: https://nc-haywoodcounty.civicplus.com/737/Job-Postings

Salary: $45,822.48

Contact: Kathy Vossler, Library Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/06/2022

Job Title: Reference Librarian

Job Description: Middle Georgia Regional Library invites you to apply for the position of Reference Librarian. The Reference Librarian is a vital team member in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.”Our work culture:Middle Georgia Regional Library fosters a collaborative culture where teamwork is necessary to make a difference. Our staff is the engine that drives our award-winning facilities, innovative programming, and extensive collections.Diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences bring unique strengths and perspectives to our team. We embrace each member’s unique identity to ensure our service reflects our diverse community.Staff at MGRL enjoy a generous benefits package which includes 20 days of vacation leave, 10 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays, membership in the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, and medical insurance through the State Health Benefit Plan.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.Position summary:Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference, the Reference Librarian provides general and specialized reference assistance to public library patrons. This position is expected to have knowledge of the library collection, resources (both electronic and print), library policies, and procedures.This position is housed at the reference desk of Washington Memorial Library, and the workload will vary daily. In addition to typical reference duties, the Reference Librarian will support the Business and Nonprofit Center (BANC) through hosting classes and providing one-on-one training.The Reference Librarian will work to provide businesses and nonprofits in the Middle Georgia area with the resources, services, and programs necessary to ensure they have the information necessary to be successful and competitive.Additional information:This position will contribute to collection development, programming, compiling user guides, collection of statistics, and positive overall user experience.The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.-Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services.-Explains and assists in use of reference resources, such as book and periodical indexes, to locate information.-Describes or demonstrates procedures for navigating the public access catalog and electronic resources.-Answers queries on complicated reference subjects, including formulating and processing online search requests.-Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on use of the library and its resources.-Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on computer skills.-Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials.-Helps organize and maintain reference materials.-Compiles bibliographies and develops library user guides, both printed and electronic.-Assists in reference collection development, including planning and promoting electronic information resources and services.-Helps catalog and classify reference materials.Required qualifications:-Master’s degree in Library or Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university, or ability to obtain MLS/MLIS within one year after date of hire.-Experience working with the public.Salary:Starting at $42,000, with an MLS/MLIS.Benefits:-Vacation (accrual starting at 20 days per year)-Sick Leave (10 days per year)-11 paid holidays per year-Macon-Bibb County life insurance-Teachers Retirement System of Georgia defined benefit retirement plan (401A) - 6% employee contribution, 19.81% (increasing to 19.98% on July 1, 2022) employer contribution-State Health Benefit PlanAbout MGRL:Middle Georgia Regional Library serves seven counties through 19 locations across central Georgia.Our Vision:Our Vision for Middle Georgia is a literate, engaged, and enlightened community.Our Mission:The mission of Middle Georgia Regional Library is to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.Our Values:-Convenient and equal access for all-Good stewardship of taxpayer resources-Highly skilled library personnel-Every user leaves with a good impression

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply:Email resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.Position is open until filled.First review of applicants is Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 12:00 PM.

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/02/2022

Job Title: Technical Services Librarian / Assistant Professor

Job Description: This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure track position, which reports to the Coordinator of the Avon Williams Library at Tennessee State University. The library is located in downtown Nashville and supports the College of Business and the College of Public Services. Evening and Saturday work shifts are required.Summary Job DescriptionThe Technical Services Librarian is responsible for the serials, acquisitions and online catalog (Sierra) maintenance. This position develops, implements, and documents technical services policies and procedures, and plans and manages projects that will enhance the Library's collection management. Other duties include managing the interlibrary loan program, as well as working on the reference desk and contributing to other public services work. The candidate should have the skills to manage technical services tasks and public services assignments.Collection Management QualificationsManage the Acquisitions, Serials and Cataloging modules of the integrated library system (Sierra).Develop and document standards, policies, practices, and efficient workflows for Technical Services, complying with current best practices.Experience with MARC, RDA, AACR2r, LCSH, OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards, and LC cataloging practices.Some experience with book repair and mending.Process new subscriptions, including ordering, claims, payment, and online access.Maintain statisticsProcess requests using Tipasa software.Assist in evaluation of the Library's electronic and print collections to identify unmet needs and changes in curriculum.Assist in the selection and deselection of books, journals, and online resources.Assist in developing/executing a collection assessment plan.Public Services QualificationsServe at the reference desk assisting students and faculty with their information needs.Take part in outreach to students, faculty, and staff, including the faculty liaison program.Work collaboratively in the development, execution, and promotion of library-related programs, special events, and exhibits.Professional Development and Service to the CollegeAttend workshops and conferences, as appropriate.Serve on College committees, as appropriate.

Qualifications: Minimum QualificationsAn ALA-accredited degree in library or information science is required.Experience with an integrated library system, preferably Sierra (III).Experience with serials, acquisitions and/or cataloging.Experience with information literacy instruction.Desirable SkillsKnowledge about scholarly communication and digital repositories desirable.Excellent attention to detail.Strong written and oral communication skills.Strong commitment to excellent public service and user experience.Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.Ability to set priorities, direct work, manage time, and multi-task.Ability to solve problems and adapt to changing situations.

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: Commensurate with experience.

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