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: 12/06/2019

Job Title: Youth Services Manager

Job Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASSThe purpose of the class is to assess, develop and maintain the children’s collection for the County Library system; to coordinate all children’s programming system-wide; to perform other professional library duties, and to perform related work as required. This class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation, reporting progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.ESSENTIAL TASKSThe 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.Plans, coordinates, supervises and participates in the management of a comprehensive children’s program for the Pickens Library System.Assists the public in a professional and courteous manner.Supervises subordinate professional and para-professional staff; supervisory duties include scheduling, instructing, planning and assigning work, reviewing work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, assisting with the selection of new employees, acting on employee problems, and recommending and implementing employee discipline as needed.Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement; offers training, advice and assistance as needed.Participates in the development of Library policies and procedures; recommends policy and procedural changes to better meet Library and patron needs.Gathers, evaluates and interprets statistical data concerning both library materials and patron use; prepares routine and special reports and recommendations as requested.Prepares and submits annual budget request to meet department needs.Coordinates children and youth collection development; analyzes current collection for currency, physical condition, general quality and usefulness; selects and requests books and other library materials.Plans, coordinates, supervises and/or conducts programs for children and youth, system-wide, to promote reading readiness, reading ability and reading enjoyment; maintains participation records.Creates and maintains props for programs; orders and maintains program supplies and materials.Schedules, plans and implements student tours of the library.Prepares and maintains monthly and yearly calendars for children’s programming.Coordinates the development, compilation, storage and distribution of caregiver bags.Provides readers' advisory services to patrons; answers reference questions; compiles lists of materials of interest to children and youth.Assists Library patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library; interprets Library policies and procedures to the public.Assists in promoting the Library, its services and programs to the public.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 all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:Requires a Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited college or university.SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:Must possess Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library.Must possess valid state driver’s license.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Requires over four years and up to and including eight years.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application instructions and complete job description available at: http://co.pickens.sc.us/hr/OnlineJobs/default.aspx

Salary:

Contact: Cassie Thomas, [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 12/04/2019

Job Title: Librarian III, Adult Outreach & Event Coordinator

Job Description: Position: Librarian III, Adult Outreach & Event Coordinator (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Administration /Community Engagement, Hughes Main Library.Salary: $44,649 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: December 2019Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South Carolina.Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30a-5:00p. Works some evening and weekend hours as needed for outreach, programs, and events.FUNCTIONUnder direct supervision of the Community Engagement Manager, the person in this position:•Initiates, plans and provides adult outreach services for customers, community members, organizations, and businesses to encourage library usage and to foster positive community relations. •Serves as backup for the Community Engagement Manager as needed.•Embodies the Library System’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. •Performs work in accord with the Library System’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures.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). •Cultivates development of outreach initiatives and adult programming (e.g. special events, film discussions, book discussions, displays, exhibits, etc.) through collaboration with the Community Engagement Manager, Access Manager, Discovery Manager, Branch Managers, and other staff as needed. (E) •Coordinates and facilitates the implementation of programs for adults at all Library System locations.(E)•Coordinates participation in community events and programs for adults held at non-Library System locations. (E)•Coordinates facility set-up (chairs, tables, AV) for adult programming at any Library System location as needed. (E)•Coordinates equipment traveling to Library branches in support of adult programming. (E) •Submits in a timely, accurate manner adult programming/events to be featured in the Library System’s newsletter and website. (E)•Reviews all adult program information for accuracy, including confirming time/date and content, for publication by the Library System in various formats including website. (E)•Coordinates marketing and promotional materials, staffing, and supplies needed for local community events and awareness initiatives.•Recommends policy and develops procedures related to adult programming and outreach. (E)•Reviews, evaluates and responds to program proposals from outside sources. (E)•Pursues funding sources to underwrite adult programs as requested.•Identifies needs and responds to requests from the public for adult programming. (E)•Represents the Library System in developing and maintaining partnerships and other collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for adults. (E) •Identifies appropriate performers/presenters for adult programs; negotiates and ensures contract fulfillment with contracted presenters. (E)•Identifies, coordinates, delivers and evaluates presentations on Library System services to customers, organizations, and community groups. (E)•Plans and implements an Adult Outreach Plan each fiscal year and communicates the year’s activities to internal stake-holders. (E)•Prepares Adult Programming budget requests with input from the Access & Discovery Manager. (E)•Assists with community relations functions related to adult programming as needed. (E)•Prepares statistical and narrative reports as required. (E)•Works with the Volunteer Coordinator to train, schedule, and supervise volunteers for adult programs as needed. (E)•As the person in charge during the absence of the Community Engagement Manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to subordinate staff. (E)•Attends library meetings, training programs, workshops, and conferences as requested by supervisor. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Assists in other units throughout the Library System and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use.•Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English and math. •Thorough understanding in the basic purposes and services of public libraries.•Knowledge of problem solving, event planning, presentation and leadership techniques.•Preferred: Knowledge of planning programs for adults.•Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to plan, coordinate and implement events and programming for adults.•Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects at once.•Ability to follow policies and established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail, including receiving information and instructions from supervisor. •Ability to proofread publication materials with a high level of accuracy.•Advanced level English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.•Effective and proven skills in public speaking and group presentation.•Ability to learn and be proficient in the Library’s calendar/scheduling software.•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, community organizations, presenters, staff and volunteers.•Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing.•Ability to learn wireless network connectivity. •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 others.•Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. •Performs 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 tasks are completed.•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 experience working with the public in a public library setting.•Experience with planning, coordinating, implementing events and/or programs for adults.•Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Experience at the intermediate level using Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. Preferred:•Experience with planning programs for adults.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS•Use of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement.•S.C. driver’s license. •Some weekend and evening work.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•frequently lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds for a distance of 300 feet•push 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

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: $44,649 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources SpecialistGreenville County Library System25 Heritage Green PlaceGreenville, SC [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 11/26/2019

Job Title: Director, Lineberger Library

Job Description: General Description/Primary PurposePromotes excellence in library services through proactive administration of the Library in coordination with the Lenoir-Rhyne Dean of University Library Services: policy-making; staffing; budgeting; service, professional development.Supports the teaching faculty with integration of library resources into curriculum. Works effectively with colleagues, staff, and student assistants 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.Specific Job Functions•Manages day-to-day operations of services and library building•Develops and administers operational policies and procedures of the library•Recommends and monitors the library budget•Supervises library staff•Provides innovative instruction across the graduate curriculum by such means as regular collaboration with faculty, integration of resources into on-campus and online courses, and in-person/in-class instruction•Provides effective general and specialized reference and research services to students and faculty for all campus programs•Manages collection development for books, periodicals, and electronic resources•Oversees planning and assessment of library programs and needs Service and Professional Development•Pursues continuing education and professional development activities to strengthen individual competencies, improve library operations, or contribute to the field•Fulfills university expectations for campus participation and community service Additional Duties and Tasks•Participates productively in shared collection development responsibilities•Participates productively in library-wide planning, assessment, and special projects•Supervises the library in the night and weekend rotation•Provides circulation and other general assistance as needed•Manages periodicals collectionAbout Lenoir-Rhyne UniversityLenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its traditional campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of over 40,000, and additional campuses in Asheville and Columbia, SC. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and/or Asheville. By combining the liberal arts with professional studies, the University joins a rich foundation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, languages, religion, and natural sciences with over 50 undergraduate majors and nearly 30 master’s degree programs. With record enrollments each of the last nine years, the institution now enrolls nearly 2700 students at its three locales, and it anticipates continued managed enrollment growth over the coming years as it expands upon its mission. In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. It is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Education: •A Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program;•Strongly preferred— A Master’s degree in Religious Studies, Theology, Divinity, or closely-related area from an appropriate 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.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:•Knowledge of marketing and outreach and current trends in libraries in Higher Education•Commitment to the continuing improvement of high quality services to library users•Knowledge of and use of ACRL's Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, and of general library instruction theory and practice•Demonstrated experience using effective assessment tools and analyses•Experience with instructional or educational technology•Demonstrated teaching experience and familiarity in a variety of pedagogical techniques and with creating instructional and information materials such as online tutorials, surveys, and guides•Experience with current reference practices and technologies and proficiency in providing reference assistance, using and effectively searching a wide array of online and traditional library resources•Considerable knowledge of library collections and operations•Familiarity with online catalogs, electronic library collections, chat services, course-management systems, social-networking and web-authoring tools•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written•Strong problem-solving and team-building skills•Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in collaborative teams, to supervise others, and to function•Ability to make sound independent decisions during night and weekend shifts.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To complete the online application process (required), candidates are directed to:http://www.lr.edu/employmentWhile completing the application process, candidates will be prompted to submit a Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vitae (including the names and addresses of three references), and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy. The application letter should discuss specifically how one’s professional experiences and perspectives relate to the needs of the position and of Lenoir-Rhyne University. (The University’s mission, vision, and values statements may be reviewed at: http://www.lr.edu/about.) To ensure full review, completed applications must be submitted by January 24, 2020, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Competitive

Contact: Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Dr. Frank Quinn, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 11/26/2019

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: The Kershaw County Library, serving the beautiful South Carolina Midlands, seeks a dynamic, energetic Library Director with a successful record of leadership and innovation. Kershaw County possesses an economically diverse and growing population in an area of small towns and tranquil rural settings, and is a community that values culture, the arts, and education. Kershaw County offers an opportunity to lead a thriving county library system (headquartered in historic Camden, South Carolina) that enjoys excellent community support. The library’s $1.1 million budget provides services to the county of 65,000 residents via the main library headquarters, two branches, and a bookmobile.

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. The Library Director will be adept at effective public relations and skilled at building relationships with community groups, employees, elected officials, private businesses, and non-profit organizations. MLS from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a public library or equivalent. Must have or be eligible to acquire a South Carolina driver’s license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send letter of intent and resume to: [email protected] . The subject line should contain: Library Director Application.

Salary: $55k - $57k

Contact: Interim Director: [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 11/26/2019

Job Title: Resource Management Librarian

Job Description: Reporting to and working directly for the director of library collections, discovery and access services, the resource management librarian provides leadership, vision and expertise on initiatives that enable effective discovery of and access to library resources of all types. The individual ensures that library systems and applications are well maintained and meet the needs of library users. In collaboration with departmental staff, this individual contributes to the accuracy and quality control of bibliographic records, and they develop and maintain documentation of processes and procedures. The individual participates in shared problem-solving and decision-making. This position also participates in the library’s personal librarian program. RESPONSIBILITIES: Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Assists in the deployment, testing, configuration and maintenance of library system software, including the library services platform (LSP), databases and third-party applications and tools used for resource discovery. • Troubleshoots and resolves library systems and applications problems. • Creates and monitors automated vendor processes such as bibliographic record loads and data exchange, as well as coordinating, communicating and troubleshooting the processes with vendors and colleagues as needed. • Contributes to metadata creation, processing and maintenance for library resources in all subjects, formats and languages. • Performs bibliographic maintenance activities to ensure database quality and accuracy. • Participates in the personal librarian program providing research services, instruction and student support, primarily for first-year students. • As a liaison to academic departments or programs, initiates and builds relationships through outreach and engagement in the college community and contributes to the development and management of collections (primarily selection and deselection recommendations) in anticipation and support of teaching, learning and research needs. • Serves on library committees and task forces as needed. • Engages in professional development and scholarship opportunities and remains current on emerging trends and best practices related to library technology and resource discovery.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold an ALA accredited master's degree or an equivalent degree. A second post- baccalaureate degree, or similar proof of advanced study, is preferred, but not required. In addition, candidates must possess at least two years of experience with supporting the lifecycle of electronic resources and/or LSP maintenance. An understanding and knowledge of metadata management procedures and principles, including at least two years of experience using MARC/Dublin Core, LC classification and LCSH are also required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLICATION Applicants should email a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three professional references to April Grey, search committee chair, at [email protected]. Review of applications will commence on Dec. 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary:

Contact: April [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/08/2019

Job Title: Librarian - North Carolina Room Manager

Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to oversee the operational management of the North Carolina Room at Pack Memorial Library within the Buncombe County Public Library System including the planning, coordination and administration of related services and supervision of personnel.Essential Functions of the position:Ensure the North Carolina Room collection meets the needs of the community by collecting, preserving and making available materials related to the history of Buncombe County.Plan, organize and implement programs and outreach services related to the North Carolina Room collection and Buncombe County history.Develop written materials on the North Carolina Room and Buncombe County history to be published in print and/or electronically.Develop community partnerships to expand North Carolina Room collection and materials.Plan and develop exhibits highlighting Buncombe County and North Carolina history.Provide responsive, high quality service to Library patrons by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.Personnel Management: Hire, develop, evaluate performance, provide feedback and disciplinary action as needed; develop and maintain a positive team work environment; provide effective, clear and timely communication.Duties, Responsibilities, and Other Functions:Direct Personnel Management:Assess staffing needs, screen applicants, conduct interviews and select the best-qualified candidate to fill vacancies within the unit.Provide and/or coordinate appropriate training and development for new and existing employees, supply information, technology and reference materials necessary to perform specific jobs functions. Assign staff duties, relative to classification and specific to job description, communicate the expectations for successful performance of those duties and ensure staff understands how performance will be measured. Ensure an efficient and effective workflow, implement changes in routine work practices and procedures as needed to modify unit functioning according to client needs and employee capabilities.Evaluate employee performance, provide ongoing feedback, and address performance issues in a timely manner.Ensure a fully staffed, competent workforce and a safe and supportive work environment for all employees.Assist employees with addressing and resolving concerns related to job duties, performance standards, and relationships with others. Branch Management:Provide professional reference assistance and reader advisory service to patrons.Assist patrons in locating and using library materials; and in answering a wide variety of questions.Oversee the processing, cataloging and preservation of items and materials, and determine the best sources of supply for the materials.Ensure library collections are organized and maintained; compile bibliographies and assemble materials on special subjects.Coordinate the selection and development of North Carolina Room materials and carry out programs to meet community needs.Research, design, and implement outreach plans to respond to changing demographics in the community.Serve as a subject matter expert by responding to inquiries, providing technical guidance, advice and expertise.Address patron needs and concerns in connection with North Carolina Room activities and operations.Process detailed data required for generating and maintaining Library records.Keep current of library and archival trends by reading and/or reviewing data and statistical information, professional materials, participating in professional associations, conferences, and continuing education opportunities.Identify operational problems that may occur in a library and effectively resolve such problems in collaboration with library management.Provide information services at service desks, including checking materials in and out, registering patrons for a borrower’s card and collecting fines and fees as needed.Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description does not create a contract of employment and Buncombe County reserves the right to amend or change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. Location: Asheville, NCJob Posting End Date: November 22, 2019

Qualifications: Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience: Master’s degree in Library Science (ALA accredited preferred) or a Bachelor’s degree in library science, information sciences, or a related field and two (2) years of experience in library or related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Additional Training and Experience: Experience working in an archival setting, and knowledge of archival principles, techniques and practices are highly desirable.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To Apply Please Visit: www.buncombecounty.org/jobs by November 22nd

Salary: $19.86 - $26.32

Contact: Recruitment - Lauren Sexton


 

Submission Date: 11/08/2019

Job Title: Librarian - Weaverville Branch Manager

Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to oversee the operational management of the Weaverville branch library including the planning, coordination and administration of Buncombe County library services.Essential Functions of the position:Select and purchase library materials to ensure the branch collection is kept current and meets the needs of the community and branch.Plan, organize and implement children and adult programs and outreach services.Provide responsive, high quality service to Library patrons by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.Personnel Management: Hire, develop, evaluate performance, provide feedback and disciplinary action as needed; develop and maintain a positive team work environment; provide effective, clear and timely communication.Duties, Responsibilities, and Other Functions:Direct Personnel Management:Assess staffing needs, screen applicants, conduct interviews and select the best-qualified candidate to fill vacancies within the unit.Provide and/or coordinate appropriate training and development for new and existing employees, supply information, technology and reference materials necessary to perform specific jobs functions. Assign staff duties, relative to classification and specific to job description, communicate the expectations for successful performance of those duties and ensure staff understands how performance will be measured. Ensure an efficient and effective workflow, implement changes in routine work practices and procedures as needed to modify unit functioning according to client needs and employee capabilities.Evaluate employee performance, provide ongoing feedback, and address performance issues in a timely manner.Ensure a fully staffed, competent workforce and a safe and supportive work environment for all employees.Assist employees with addressing and resolving concerns related to job duties, performance standards, and relationships with others. Branch Management:Provide professional reference assistance and reader advisory service to patrons.Assist patrons in locating and using library facilities and materials; in selecting materials; and in answering a wide variety of questions.Oversee the processing and cataloging of library material and determine the best sources of supply for the materials.Ensure library collections are organized and maintained; compile bibliographies and assemble materials on special subjects; examine materials for replacement and discard.Coordinate the selection and development of children and adult library materials and carry out programs to meet community needs.Research, design, and implement outreach plans to respond to changing demographics in the community.Serve as a subject matter expert by responding to inquiries, providing technical guidance, advice and expertise.Address patron needs and concerns in connection with library activities and operations.Process detailed data required for generating and maintaining Library records.Keep current of library trends by reading and/or reviewing data and statistical information, professional materials, participating in professional associations, conferences, and continuing education opportunities.Identify operational problems that may occur in a library and effectively resolve such problems in collaboration with library management.Provide circulation desk services at the Library service desk including checking materials in and out, registering patrons for a borrower’s card and collecting fines and fees as needed.Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description does not create a contract of employment and Buncombe County reserves the right to amend or change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. Location: Weaverville Library Job Posting End Date: November 22, 2019

Qualifications: Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience: Master’s degree in Library Science (ALA accredited preferred) or a Bachelor’s degree in library science, information sciences, or a related field and two (2) years of experience in library or related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To Apply Please Visit: www.buncombecounty.org/jobs by November 22nd.

Salary: $19.86 - $26.32

Contact: Recruitment - Lauren Sexton


 

Submission Date: 11/08/2019

Job Title: Branch Services Manager

Job Description: Branch Services ManagerThe primary purpose of this position is to oversee the operational management of the North Asheville branch library and supervise branch library services for the system. Essential Functions of the position:Oversee the operations, planning, coordination, and administration of a branch library.Supervise and provide direction and consultation to branch managers in all areas of direct personnel management and daily management practices that support the department’s mission, objectives and service expectations.Assist with the development, monitoring and implementation of the Library’s strategic plan.Personnel Management: Hire, develop, evaluate performance, provide feedback and disciplinary action as needed; develop and maintain a positive team work environment; provide effective, clear and timely communication.Act in the absence of the Library Director.Duties, Responsibilities, and Other Functions:Direct Personnel Management:Assess staffing needs, screen applicants, conduct interviews and select the best-qualified candidate to fill vacancies within the unit.Provide and/or coordinate appropriate training and development for new and existing employees, supply information, technology and reference materials necessary to perform specific jobs functions. Assign staff duties, relative to classification and specific to job description, communicate the expectations for successful performance of those duties and ensure staff understands how performance will be measured. Ensure an efficient and effective workflow, implement changes in routine work practices and procedures as needed to modify unit functioning according to patron needs and employee capabilities.Evaluate employee performance, provide ongoing feedback, and address performance issues in a timely manner.Ensure a fully staffed, competent workforce and a safe and supportive work environment for all employees.Assist employees with addressing and resolving concerns related to job duties, performance standards, and relationships with others. Branch and Program Management:Select and purchase library materials to ensure the branch collection is kept current and meets the needs of the community and branch.Plan, organize and implement children’s and adult programs and outreach services.Provide responsive, high quality service to Library patrons by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.Keep current of library trends by reading and/or reviewing data and statistical information, professional materials, participating in professional associations, conferences, and continuing education opportunities.Identify operational problems that may occur in a library and effectively resolve such problems in collaboration with library management.Develop and manage special projects, including development of grant proposals.Assist in the planning, development and implementation of policies and procedures.Assist with budget development and administration, including planning expenditures for budget preparation.Assist with the collection and analysis of statistics and data regarding Library services.Perform circulation desk services at the Library service desk including checking materials in and out, registering patrons for a borrower’s card and collecting fines and fees as needed.Respond to complaints and inquiries from the public, and resolve problems and concerns.Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description does not create a contract of employment and Buncombe County reserves the right to amend or change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. Location: North Asheville Library Location: Asheville, NCJob Posting End Date: November 22, 2019

Qualifications: Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience: Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school, and three (3) years of management experience in a public library environment or a Bachelor’s degree in library science, information science, or related field and 5 years of management experience in a public library; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Additional Training and Experience: Considerable experience in professional library, including experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity, including management experience in the daily operations of library services and supervision of professional staff.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To Apply Please Visit: www.buncombecounty.org/jobs by November 22nd.

Salary: $53,722.89 - $71,182.82

Contact: Recruitment - Lauren Sexton


 

Submission Date: 11/07/2019

Job Title: Senior Library Manager-Leader of Northwest District Branches

Job Description: Find your Dream Team opportunity at the Charleston County Public Library!Be a part of hiring and building your dream team from managers to front line staff. Say yes to this opportunity if you are a natural leader, passionate about serving the public, innovative, adventurous, love technology, enjoy networking and open to new ideas. The Charleston County Public Library will open the first and largest branch among five new branches, which overwhelmingly passed with public vote for the 108 Million referendum to build libraries and renovate existing branches. The Senior Library Manager will oversee five branches in the northwest side of our service area.Leadership and Administration: •Leads and manages branch library managers, overseeing the operations of five locations. •Develops and directs staff in the provision of excellent customer service and programs, materials handling, performance management, collection development and maintenance, and resource delivery. Oversees the scheduling of branch library public services staff and makes emergency staff assignments. Applies and interprets policies in complex situations. •Leads and supports managers in prioritizing collection-related projects and program initiatives. •Makes recommendations to Deputy Library Director of Public Services (Deputy) in support of CCPL’s strategic plan goals and works with direct reports to execute as authorized. •Works with a team of four district managers in developing tools to measure impact of library services in the community, and prepares annual, monthly, and special reports and statistics. •Works with a team of four district managers in preparing budget and service proposals, developing policy and work procedures, and reviewing safety measures. •Works with a team of four district managers in planning and administering public library services.•Assumes responsibility for the operation of public library services of the branches in the northwest district in the absence of the Branch Managers. Performance Management: •Models high level of customer service and trains and coaches staff accordingly; sets performance expectations and evaluates performance. •Plans and conducts in-service sessions and staff meetings and assists in developing training for staff on new technologies and initiatives. •Participates in staff recruitment, selection, discipline, recognition, transfers, and promotions.Safe and Healthful Workplace Administration: •Enforces safe work procedures and accident prevention practices. •Directs, trains, and supports branch librarians who serve as Librarians-in-Charge (LICs) at each location. •Reports activities and behavior customer interactions with the Facilities and Security Manager. Community Outreach and Advocacy: •Attends CCPL Board meetings, community town hall meetings, major school community meetings, and appears on local television and in media opportunities as needed.• Serves on one or more boards as CCPL’s representative, and supports managers serving on boards and committees of community-based organizations that support CCPL’s strategic plan goals and directives. •Initiates contacts in the community and works with community organizations in library-connected programs. •Forms partnerships with businesses and organizations to enhance and enrich services to a shared clientele. •Represents the library in the community and keeps stakeholders aware of benefits associated with the use of library facilities and resources. Library Facilities Oversight: •Supports branch staff who may serve as liaison to community groups using meeting spaces regarding facilities, security, and signage matters. •Ensures that changes in business hours, branch closures, or other emergency changes are communicated in a timely fashion to all affected parties. •Communicates between branch library public services staff and the Facilities & Security manager. •Assists in planning branch library renovations and building projects and provides support to branch library managers.

Qualifications: 1.Master's degree in library science from a library school accredited at the graduate level by the American Library Association (ALA). 2.Four years post MLIS professional library experience, of which three years must have been as manager of a major library division, coordinator in a major subject area, manager of a large branch, or manager of an independent community library.3.Eligible for or hold a South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to https://www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application (resume and cover letter should be uploaded, when prompted).

Salary: 4.Hiring Salary Range: $58,864.00 - $80,080.00 annually, depending on qualifications.

Contact: [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 11/07/2019

Job Title: Technology Librarian

Job Description: Technology Librarian / St Paul’s HollywoodFull time entry-level position for an energetic, team-oriented librarian. Performs a variety of library functions under professional supervision of the Technology Team and Adult Services Manager. Responsible for training staff and the general public in the use of technology, including software, online tools, and mobile devices, during classes, programs, and public computer sessions. Assistance may be provided in person, by phone, or by email. Duties include developing training materials, conducting staff and public training sessions at Main and the branches, maintaining staff training records, assisting with scheduling, and performing other administrative tasks. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Library experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgement when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to https://www.ccpl.org/careers and fill out an online application. Please upload your resume and cover letter, when prompted.

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $38,833.60 - $43,763.20 annually depending on qualifications.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/07/2019

Job Title: Librarian / Children’s Services Manager

Job Description: Full time position. In our fast growing library system, this candidate serves as the Head of Children's for the Mt Pleasant Branch; must be able to communicate all information from the Children's Services Coordinator, work on designated system wide projects and attend monthly meetings with other children's department heads. As head of Children's Services for the branch, must possess exceptional knowledge and competency of modern principles and practices in children's services and products, both print and electronic, for children from infancy to fifth grade. Provide reader's advisory and information services to customers of the Children's Department; knowledge of and experience with parent education initiatives, Every Child Ready to Read, Early childhood development, and early literacy skills are desirable. Ability to promote use of the library and its services to youth, their caregivers, educators, and advocacy groups through outreach events, school visits, and library tours. Must also be able to develop new as well as maintain ongoing children's programs, story times/storytelling, puppetry programs, and STEAM/STEM programs. Must be comfortable proactively seeking out customers to offer assistance in all areas of the library (desk, roving, e-mail, phone, or additional methods of communication).This person must be able to supervise a staff of Librarians and paraprofessionals and occasionally serve as the senior staff person in charge of the facility. Participate in collection development and maintenance, including recommending children's materials for acquisition and withdrawal in consultation with Library Collection and Technical Services staff. Contribute content about the Children’s Department to the Communications and Programming Department for inclusion in the Library’s social media presence. Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail; possess the ability to carry out assignments independently, show initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and collections, as well as ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and the general public. Must have the ability to work well with people in groups and individual settings. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree with one (1) year post-MLS experience. Supervisory experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgement when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to https://www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application (resume and cover letter should be uploaded, when prompted).

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/05/2019

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant (Temporary)

Job Description: POSITION: Library Technical Assistant (Temporary)DEPARTMENT: Arts and Sciences (Library)HOURS: Monday – Thursday; On Call as NeededLOCATION: All CampusesDESCRIPTION OF POSITION: This is a paraprofessional position under the supervision of the Director of the Library. Responsibilities are centered on providing effective reference and public service at the circulation/reference desk in a combined library/academic success center environment. Provides circulation services using automated modules and ensures adherence to all circulation policies and procedures. Answers basic and intermediate reference questions successfully using an array of reference and information resources, referring questions to reference librarian when necessary or appropriate. Assists patrons with the use of photocopiers, printers and computers to include shelving. Uses Microsoft Suite and other software applications. Assists in the opening or closing of the library.Midlands Technical College is dedicated to providing excellent service to its students, employees, and the community. In doing so, all MTC employees will take two Service Excellence courses; Service Excellence is a college-wide program to enhance our collective efforts of ensuring MTC is a first-choice college.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma and experience in library, clerical work or related field. Must possess the knowledge and ability to use electronic databases and Microsoft Suite. Must possess the ability to follow library policies and procedures, an aptitude for computers and software applications, excellent communication skills both verbally and written, and strong customer service skills. Knowledge of Integrated Library Systems (ILS) such as SirsiDynix is preferred.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree and two (2) years’ experience in library work; or a high school diploma and four (4) years’ experience in library work or experience in a related field. The ability to analyze job duties and select the best way to accomplish individual tasks, demonstrate initiative, exhibit good computer skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and provide excellent customer service is preferred. Must possess the ability to make sound judgments. Knowledge of technology is necessary.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must visit the SC State Jobs website at www.careers.sc.gov to complete and submit an on-line application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Transcripts must be submitted with the employment application when a degree is required. Copies of transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are required if hired.DEADLINE: Open until filledAA/EOE/ADAThe Annual Security Report is available at https://www.midlandstech.edu/sites/default/files/mtc/about/annualsecurityreport.pdfPURSUANT TO SECTION 41-1-110 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SC, AS AMENDED, THE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE COLLEGE.Midlands Technical College is committed to equal opportunity employment. The College strongly believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Midlands Technical College as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, the College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of the College that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; including but not limited to lactation.DATE OPEN: 11/4/2019 // Temporary Position

Salary: $11.00 - $13.00 per hour. Contractual. Eligible MTC temporary employees will be offered health benefits through the State Health Plan, and an option to join the State Retirement System.

Contact: Human Resource Management OfficeMidlands Technical College803.822.3500


Submission Date: 10/31/2019

Job Title: ASSISTANT BRANCH MANAGER / CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN

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

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Prefer public library experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Must have extensive knowledge of library principles, trends and administration; knowledgeable of Children’s, Circulation and Reference services. Ability to create an environment that welcomes both children and adults who work on behalf of children. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgement when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.ccpl.org and click on About CCPL/Careers at CCPL to apply.

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $38,833.60 - $43,763.20 annually depending on qualifications.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/30/2019

Job Title: Business Analyst

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking to hire a Business Intelligence Analyst for our Main location.Traditionally, libraries have counted outputs of the work we do, but not necessarily outcomes – the results of the work, what has changed in people’s lives because of their interaction with the library. You will guide the library in measuring outputs and outcomes for operational, day-to-day work, special projects and initiatives, and in support of the Strategic Plan goals. You will also manage monthly statistical reporting, and create and manage dashboard software to fuel data-driven decision-making.Our online application is not working properly with Internet Explorer. Please use another browser to submit your application such as Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari.Major Tasks:* Business Intelligence: oversee all aspects of business intelligence and data analytics to enhance decision making and execution of strategic initiatives.* Community Impact Reports: Using our Strategic Plan as a guide, you will create a menu of data indicators from internal and external sources. Once established, this tool will be used to illustrate the many ways our numbers support the goals of the Strategic Plan, and how that plan supports the goals of the community as a whole. * Business Intelligence Software: create and maintain a dashboard of existing data points to guide organizational priorities for staffing, space optimization and spending when making decisions on current and potential services, locations and demographics.* Data Visualization: create visually appealing and understandable reports from relevant data sources.* Maintain monthly statistical reports: - Review overall statistics regularly for trends and opportunities - Research anomalies at the ground level to determine cause - Work with teams to make recommendations for improvement * Work closely with all relevant teams, departments and locations to ascertain their needs and determine ways to help quantify their goals* Work closely with Marketing & Digital Strategy to optimize the use of the library’s CRM reporting capabilities* Performing other associated duties as required or assigned.Total Rewards:Richland Library offers a full range of benefits to salaried employees that support employees, spouses and their children. Some of our benefits include: • Medical, prescription drug, dental and vision • Retirement savings plan • Paid time off and holiday pay • Resources to help improve your overall well-being

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree with a focus in a quantitative field (e.g. finance, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, or similar). * 3-5 years demonstrated business analysis experience.* Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information.* Proficiency in SQL and Python or R.* Experience using PowerBI or Tableau to analyze and present large data sets.* Exemplary communication skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please notate job title on the subject line.

Salary:

Contact: Marcia SmithTalent Acquisition CoordinatorEmail: [email protected] phone calls and/or in person inquiries regarding status of applications. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone. All other applicants will be notified via email when position is filled.


Submission Date: 10/30/2019

Job Title: Librarian IV, Branch Manager - Level 5 (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Five Forks Branch.

Job Description: FUNCTIONEmployees in this position manage people, projects, collections, events, ideas, and a facility. They coach, schedule, direct, and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of a branch of the Greenville County Library System (“Library”). They embody the Library’s Code of Service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed, and inspired. They greet customers and employees with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services, and technology. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.•Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage Library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email, and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to plan, organize, and direct activities of a branch library. •Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures, and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training, and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron, and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals and unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information, and task-related information in oral, written, and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement, and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an ongoing opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled, and maintains a good attendance record.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communicationohear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend, and stoop•reach, grasp, and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Assigns, instructs, directs, and supervises branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Prepares staff schedules, approves leave requests, and requests assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Provides assistance in reference, reader’s advisory, and circulation services to customers and employees. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures, and regulations. (E)•Plans, organizes, schedules, and implements branch programs for adults. Coordinates branch-initiated young adult programs with the Teen Librarian. •Assists Youth Services in providing, coordinating, and promoting children’s programs. Coordinates branch-initiated children’s programs with the Youth Services Department.•Confers with the Access & Discovery Director and Human Resources regarding branch personnel needs, problems, vacancies, recruitment, specific position requirements, and overall employee relations. (E)•Coordinates interviews of candidates for branch staff positions and submits recommendations of those determined to be most qualified. (E)•Makes recommendations to the Technical Services Manager regarding the development and maintenance of the branch collection; weeds collection based on condition, timeliness, and use. (E)•Assists in planning for changes and improvements in branch operations, including furnishings and equipment recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives. (E)•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s digital materials such as eBooks, magazines, and music. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at branch location. (E)•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Ensures that branch safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Keeps abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on Library operations, policies and procedures, and addresses problems and complaints. (E)•Establishes relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote Library services, resources and programs. (E)•Ensures fines and fees are collected and reported accurately. (E)•Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to select, train, schedule, and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate.•Operates, manages, and coordinates maintenance of Library equipment, including self-checkout stations, staff and public computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier, and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Empties book drops during Library holidays and other closings. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Performs other related duties as required, including those of any staff member in the unit.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $50,296 per year, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 10/30/2019

Job Title: Librarian IV, Branch Manager - Level 2(MLIS Degree Required), FT, Augusta Road Branch.

Job Description: FUNCTIONEmployees in this position manage people, projects, collections, events, ideas, and a facility. They coach, schedule, direct, and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of a branch of the Greenville County Library System (“Library”). They embody the Library’s Code of Service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed, and inspired. They greet customers and employees with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services, and technology. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.•Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage Library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email, and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to plan, organize, and direct activities of a branch library. •Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures, and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training, and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron, and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals and unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information, and task-related information in oral, written, and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement, and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an ongoing opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled, and maintains a good attendance record.Must have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communicationohear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend, and stoop•reach, grasp, and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Assigns, instructs, directs, and supervises branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Prepares staff schedules, approves leave requests, and requests assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Provides assistance in reference, reader’s advisory, and circulation services to customers and employees. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures, and regulations. (E)•Plans, organizes, schedules, and implements branch programs for adults. Coordinates branch-initiated young adult programs with the Teen Librarian. •Assists Youth Services in providing, coordinating, and promoting children’s programs. Coordinates branch-initiated children’s programs with the Youth Services Department.•Confers with the Access & Discovery Director and Human Resources regarding branch personnel needs, problems, vacancies, recruitment, specific position requirements, and overall employee relations. (E)•Coordinates interviews of candidates for branch staff positions and submits recommendations of those determined to be most qualified. (E)•Makes recommendations to the Technical Services Manager regarding the development and maintenance of the branch collection; weeds collection based on condition, timeliness, and use. (E)•Assists in planning for changes and improvements in branch operations, including furnishings and equipment recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives. (E)•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s digital materials such as eBooks, magazines, and music. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at branch location. (E)•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Ensures that branch safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Keeps abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on Library operations, policies and procedures, and addresses problems and complaints. (E)•Establishes relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote Library services, resources and programs. (E)•Ensures fines and fees are collected and reported accurately. (E)•Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to select, train, schedule, and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate.•Operates, manages, and coordinates maintenance of Library equipment, including self-checkout stations, staff and public computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier, and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Empties book drops during Library holidays and other closings. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Performs other related duties as required, including those of any staff member in the unit.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $47,501 per year, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 10/29/2019

Job Title: Librarian position

Job Description: Librarian - SAC - req6118 Overall is lead for all library technology development and implementation. Recommends, evaluates, provides research documentation, and support for the integration of the new technologies in the delivery of information. Assists in the planning, maintaining, and implementing of information technologies. Provides technology leadership to library operations. Initiates projects to develop library services platforms (LSP). If you are a TRS or ORP retiree please contact Employment at [email protected] for clarification on eligibility of this position. How to apply: https://alamo.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=2&c=alamoPosting closes on: 11/7/2019 at 6:00 pm CST Location: San Antonio College Library 1819 N. Main San Antonio Texas, 78212Hours per Week: 40 Hourly or Salaried: Salary Pay according to internal compensation policy Grade: Staff(S12) Funding source: Hard Money Number of opening: 1 Benefits Eligible: Yes Outside working hours if other than M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM, Monday through Sunday or as needed Job Summary and DescriptionPerforms professional librarian duties in an academic environment. Overall is lead for all library technology development and implementation. Recommends, evaluates, provides research documentation, and support for the integration of the new technologies in the delivery of information. Assists in the planning, maintaining, and implementing of information technologies. Provides technology leadership to library operations. Initiates projects to develop library services platforms (LSP). Qualifications Experience working as primary lead in resolving library technology issues with vendors like Springshare, OCLC, EBSCO.Experience managing library electronic resources and library technology platforms.Integrates library into other District-wide technologies like Canvas and Banner and familiar with LTI connections.Manages statistics for library resources like the library web site, eresources, LibAnswers.Edits library web site and LibGuides.Experience with EZproxy and resolving off-campus access issues.Able to learn and implement new library technologies.

Qualifications: Qualifications Experience working as primary lead in resolving library technology issues with vendors like Springshare, OCLC, EBSCO.Experience managing library electronic resources and library technology platforms.Integrates library into other District-wide technologies like Canvas and Banner and familiar with LTI connections.Manages statistics for library resources like the library web site, eresources, LibAnswers.Edits library web site and LibGuides.Experience with EZproxy and resolving off-campus access issues.Able to learn and implement new library technologies.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: If you are a TRS or ORP retiree please contact Employment at [email protected] for clarification on eligibility of this position. How to apply: https://alamo.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=2&c=alamo

Salary:

Contact: Lee LeBlanc [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/28/2019

Job Title: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

Job Description: Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Cataloging and Metadata Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Reese Library, this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position has the primary responsibility of managing catalog and metadata processes for the University Libraries’ integrated library system (ALMA) including policy planning and development, quality control, and maintenance of records and access points within the broader context of the strategic plans and goals of the University Libraries as well as Augusta University. This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements * American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science. * Experience in cataloging library resources. * Experience with ALMA or another integrated library system. * Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. * Prior experience in a supervisory role. * Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community. Preferred Requirements* Demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in academic libraries. * Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research and through participation and leadership in professional associations. * Experience serving diverse communities.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information, and to apply for the position (Job ID #217430), please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit application as one PDF document.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Josette [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/28/2019

Job Title: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

Job Description: Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Cataloging and Metadata Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Reese Library, this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position has the primary responsibility of managing catalog and metadata processes for the University Libraries’ integrated library system (ALMA) including policy planning and development, quality control, and maintenance of records and access points within the broader context of the strategic plans and goals of the University Libraries as well as Augusta University. This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements * American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science. * Experience in cataloging library resources. * Experience with ALMA or another integrated library system. * Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. * Prior experience in a supervisory role. * Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community. Preferred Requirements* Demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in academic libraries. * Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research and through participation and leadership in professional associations. * Experience serving diverse communities.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information, and to apply for the position (Job ID #217430), please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit application as one PDF document.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Josette [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/25/2019

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: The Board of Directors of the Kanawha County Public Library seeks an experienced, collaborative, innovative, dedicated leader to serve as Library Director.The Kanawha County Public Library is more than a building. It is a topnotch library system with an exceptional reputation of vibrancy and trust among the public, local and state government, schools and hospitals, and businesses and community organizations. Headquartered in Charleston, West Virginia’s state capital, Kanawha County Public Library is West Virginia’s largest public library system with its downtown Main Library, nine branches and mobile library. The library boasts a robust $8 million-plus annual budget. The well-educated, experienced, forward-thinking 143-member staff offers extensive educational, recreational, and cultural materials, programs, and services to nearly 100,000 registered patrons residing locally and throughout the state. With its rich collection of print and electronic resources, Kanawha County Public Library circulated over 900,000 items and registered more than 300,000 website visits during 2018-19. Patrons can access print materials, enjoy Wi-Fi hotspots, and connect to Hoopla, Kanopy, and similar sites supported by the library’s own fiber-based data communications system and cloud-based ILS.A vibrant presence in the community and state, Kanawha County Public Library engages individuals, organizations, and businesses to enrich opportunities for residents. The annual West Virginia Book Fair; street fairs; pop-up libraries in local hospitals; outreach to children in daycare and schools; seminars for parents, foster parents, and grandparents; and specialized programs for residents of all ages are but a few examples of our successful community engagement programs.Kanawha County Public Library is in the midst of a major renovation project, one of the largest privately-funded public library building projects in the nation. Thanks to the generosity of numerous private donors and organizations, construction bids will be released in late 2019. With architectural leadership from HBM Architects, well known for its work in the library community, and Silling Architects, the massive redesign and expansion will “reimagine” Main, an iconic historic building situated on Charleston’s principal downtown avenue and will position the Library to inspire the community for the long-term.

Qualifications: Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from an accredited college or university•Minimum of 8 years of experience in library settings.•Minimum of 5 years of library management experience which includes budgeting and finance management, supervision and implementation of sound personnel practices.•Dynamic leader with strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated prowess in effective management of resources, personnel, and community partnerships.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume using the contact information below. Accepting applications through December 15, 2019, with resumes reviewed as they are submitted. Marsha AlfordManager, Human Resources and Employee TrainingEmail: [email protected]: 304-343-4646, x1252Fax: 304-348-7146

Salary: Salary range $100,000 - $120,000, negotiable based on experience. Attractive benefits package that includes relocation assistance.

Contact: Marsha AlfordManager, Human Resources and Employee TrainingEmail: [email protected]: 304-343-4646, x1252Fax: 304-348-7146


Submission Date: 10/23/2019

Job Title: Director of Library Development

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $49,594 - $70,674

Contact: Deborah Pack, SHRM-SCPHuman Resources Director1500 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201(803) 734-8656| [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/23/2019

Job Title: Customer Support Specialist

Job Description: Nature of Work:The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.Under the general supervision of the Electronic Resources Manager, this position performs duties to support the department, individuals, and institutions in effectively using the State Library’s electronic resources including Discus – South Carolina’s Virtual Library.Examples of Work:The Customer Support Specialist will conduct a range of tasks with responsibilities which may include:•Serve as the initial point of contact in investigating and resolving technical issues, such as access to and functionality of electronic resources, submitted to the Help Desk.•Update tickets with appropriate comments and close tickets with resolutions entered in a timely fashion. •Maintain information on participating institutions in the agency tracking system.•Communicate via phone and email with user communities and vendor partner support staff to ensure requested changes are completed correctly and in a timely fashion. •Conduct annual institutional update. •Complete steps to integrate new participating institutions by sending relevant documentation, notifying vendors of new participants, completing records set-up, and updating listservs, mailing lists, and newsletters. •Conduct research to identify new eligible participating institutions.•Distribute and monitor supplies of promotional materials. •Create “welcome” email packets for new institutional contacts. •Coordinate annual Discus school promotional kit planning, packing, and distribution. •Prepare promotional materials for the Training Coordinator to use in trainings and exhibits.•Consult with participating institutions for effective electronic resource linking. •Maintain a daily Discus social media and online presence by creating and posting appropriate and relevant content to Discus Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using automated scheduler. •Provide the Training Coordinator with support before, during, and after training and exhibit events and maintain statistics for agency management.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A high school diploma and relevant program experience. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for the required program experience.Preferred Qualifications:•Two (2) years of customer support experience. •Proficient in MS Office Suite.•Excellent verbal and written skills in order to provide effective phone and email support. •Ability to apply analytical and problem-solving techniques to technical issues to achieve a satisfactory resolution. •Ability to handle customer interactions with diplomacy and tact.•Ability to conduct online research using the Internet. •Must be able to gauge the customer’s technical ability and communicate with them appropriately.•Must be able to learn and support new and changing technologies. •Must be detail oriented, able to demonstrate strong organizational skills, and able to work in a team environment.•Knowledge of Help Desk technologies.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2608127/customer-support-specialist?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $27,527 - $34,000

Contact: Deborah Pack, SHRM-SCPHuman Resources Director1500 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201(803) 734-8656| [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/23/2019

Job Title: General Library Consultant

Job Description: Nature of Work:The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.Library consultants at the South Carolina State Library work independently and as part of the Library Development team to encourage best practices in public library management, programs, and operations. Consultants conduct site visits to libraries to observe, assess, advise, and train on a broad range of library practices and procedures. Each consultant serves as a resource for public libraries and for the South Carolina State Library, and contributes significantly to the overall work of the agency. The consultant identifies barriers to access and recommends resources, collections, equipment, and facility improvements to address particular library problems. The consultant may act as a liaison with state and national forums, and local agencies and institutions. The consultant assesses the need for improvement in public library staff awareness and skills, and works with the Library Development team to identify, create, and directly provide training and other learning opportunities. Examples of Work:The general library consultant responsibilities include:•Provide consultation and guidance on a variety of topics which may include library finance, statistics, standards, staff recruitment and hiring, operations, and administration of the library•Make recommendations regarding services, programming, and equipment for the service population•Recommend resources for improvement and innovation; may be required to develop expertise and ability to train others in the use of these resources•Recommend and lead special projects such as small grant programs, educational events, and other projects as needed to improve library services•Conduct training in a variety of formats: one on one, group settings, and online •Compose and distribute information related to libraries in online and print format•Create content for the South Carolina State Library annual report and libguides•Conduct needs assessment activities to assist public libraries in addressing local community•Actively support agency goals and promote library development in the state

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university and appropriate professional library experiencePreferred Qualifications:•Five (5) years professional library experience•Five (5) years of experience with outreach, planning programs, and providing services to diverse populations•Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written)•Ability to plan and conduct instructional events and presentations on a variety of topics •Must be familiar with public library audiences, services, facilities, general trends and current issues, especially in small rural communities•Must have an awareness of age-related, cultural, social, racial, ethnic, and economic conditions that may impede access to library resources and services•Must be able to create program interest by using various social media platforms•Requires independent judgement in potentially complex or sensitive situations

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2608157/general-library-consultant?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $40,759 - $55,000

Contact: Deborah Pack, SHRM-SCPHuman Resources Director1500 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201(803) 734-8656| [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/23/2019

Job Title: Reader Advisor

Job Description: Nature of Work:The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.Under the general supervision of the Director of Talking Book Services, the position provides comprehensive reader advisory/reference services to persons unable to use standard print materials.Examples of Work:The Reader Advisor responsibilities include:•Assist patrons by phone or in person in ordering of materials, updating records, answering questions, and troubleshooting problems•Advise patrons in the selection of books and magazines in special media•Research general reference questions•Initiate interlibrary loan requests. •Prepare special information materials (e.g., subject bibliographies)•Provide general advice on operation of playback equipment•Use the specialized Keystone KLAS automated system to maintain a patron master file, to keep records current (addresses, names, reading interests, etc.), to input title requests, to search title records, to issue reserves, to maintain magazine subscription records, to monitor reading records, etc. •Circulate materials using an automated system•Participate in collection development•Process materials for recording in KLAS and/or the National Library Service (NLS) catalog; ensure correct accessioning and cataloging•Plan, design, and implement outreach activities to spread awareness of Talking Book Services and reach out to potential patrons and facilities serving potential Talking Book Services patrons•Represent the South Carolina State Library at meetings, programs, speaking engagements, fairs, and other venues•Process braille requests and maintain a list of South Carolina braille users•Review new reader applications and initiates contacts/service to applicants •Create computer profiles on new patrons •Monitor and follows up with new patrons•Process in-state and out-of-state patron transfers•Prepare monthly reports of individual reader services activities/statistics•Keep abreast of services of related agencies and provides referral information

Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:•Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited college or university•Two (2) years of experience in library public services with special populations•Knowledge of library organization, research procedures, and library services•Knowledge of general collection development•Considerable knowledge of books, authors, and genres•Ability to analyze requests and select best options•General knowledge of library service to the blind and print disabled as provided by the National Library Service (NLS) nationwide network •Ability to consistently perform detailed work with high level of accuracy•Previous cataloging experience is a plus •Knowledge of Help Desk technologies

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2608100/reader-advisor?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $33,494 - $45,000

Contact: Deborah Pack, SHRM-SCPHuman Resources Director1500 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201(803) 734-8656| [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/18/2019

Job Title: Reference Services Librarian - Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description: The University of North Georgia (UNG) is currently accepting applications for the position of Reference Services Librarian. This vacancy is a result of recent organizational restructuring in the Libraries. This is a 12 month, full-time tenure track position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.Job Duties & Responsibilities:The Reference Services Librarian - Assistant/Associate Professor will:Provide reference, circulation and general assistance for students, faculty, staff and community at the Cumming Campus Library and remote assistance as needed.Design, develop, deliver, and market library instruction classes, workshops, and research consultations.Collaborate with faculty and committees in achieving information literacy learning outcomes.Collaborate with faculty and teaching staff in library instruction.Provide library collection development and management for electronic resources in concert with library faculty and the technical services division.Represent the library and/or university at campus, local, state, regional, and/or national meetings and conferences.Work with campus partners across multiple units through service on committees and/or holding office.Participate in scholarship through publications, research, and/or presentations.Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Must have superior knowledge of library resources; successful classroom teaching or other library instruction experience; high level of competence with computers, integrated library systems, and instructional technologies and ability to adapt to changing technologies quickly; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong commitment to teaching and to students.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects and priorities; ability to work effectively in a team environment; capable of dealing professionally and courteously with students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution.At least two years library experience, academic library preferred.Experience with electronic resource management and ALMA is preferred but not required.Must be able to travel between campuses occasionally. Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://ung.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=33691&job=reference-services-librarian-assistant-associate-professor

Salary:

Contact: Rebecca RoseAssistant Dean of [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/16/2019

Job Title: Cataloging Librarian

Job Description: Cataloging Librarian Purpose:This position is responsible for performing advanced professional level librarian duties. Positions are responsible for system-wide cataloging and promotion of library materials. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Develops and implements cataloging best practices, policies and procedures. Maintain cataloging documentation to reflect current standards and practices.2.Performs original (including complex) and copy cataloging of all formats of library materials to facilitate their identification, access and use. 3.Interprets and applies Library of Congress Subject headings, the Dewey Decimal System, Resource Description and Access (RDA), MARC, and alternative classification schema (BISAC) in cataloging and classifying library materials.4.Maintains current knowledge of cataloging standards and practices in libraries, including RDA, MARC, BIBFRAME, LCSH, LC Classification, alternative classification schema and stays abreast of new and forthcoming practices. 5.Maintains, analyzes, and updates authority records in the database including local authority records via batch importing and assessment. 6.Trains and assists staff in copy-cataloging procedures; prioritizing and assigning work.7.Executes reports and performs scheduled database maintenance to ensure accurate and detailed cataloging to facilitate ease of access to library materials.8.Plans and coordinates with other departments to implement system-wide changes such as integrated library system migrations, opening day collections, and Dewey-less shelving schema.9.Provides cataloging and bibliographic assistance to paraprofessional Library staff by responding to questions and concerns via ticket system, creates documentation to support new work processes or the launch of new services, and to support the training of new and existing staff.10.Provides internal and external customer service through both active and responsive classification of library materials. Provides collection analysis support to all levels of library staff through creation of reports using the ILS system and SQL reporting tools, and through in-person or virtual meetings with branch staff.11.Participates in outreach to educational, civic and community groups to promote library services; provides content to support related marketing activities. Serves on system-wide teams to support system goals.Knowledge of:●Educational principles; ●Library cataloging principles and procedures;●Library operational principles and practices; ●Basic library administration principles; ●Customer service principles; ●Advanced budgeting principles; ●Library collection development; ●Library information services; ●Supervisory principles;●Library reference principles and practices. ●Statistical principles;●Basic database structure and functionalitySkill in:●Cataloging library materials using integrated library systems and OCLC Connexion.●Promoting library materials through the online catalog●Supervising and evaluating employees;●Operating equipment associated with technical services ●Providing internal and external customer service; ●Operating a computer and applicable software; ●Communicating professional librarian topics and issues; ●Educating the staff and public on library materials and resources ●Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. ●Generating and analyzing statistical dataEducation and/or Work Experience Requirements:●Master’s Degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the ALA and ●Two years of experience related to area of assignment or ●An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Physical Requirement:Positions in this class typically require: feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects

Qualifications: Skill in:●Cataloging library materials using integrated library systems and OCLC Connexion.●Promoting library materials through the online catalog●Supervising and evaluating employees;●Operating equipment associated with technical services ●Providing internal and external customer service; ●Operating a computer and applicable software; ●Communicating professional librarian topics and issues; ●Educating the staff and public on library materials and resources ●Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. ●Generating and analyzing statistical dataEducation and/or Work Experience Requirements:●Master’s Degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the ALA and ●Two years of experience related to area of assignment or ●An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply on line at https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6156223.careers?ApplyToJob=235195283.

Salary: $47,000 - $55,000

Contact: Cynthia King Human Resources ManagerGwinnett County Public Library 770-822-4522 ext. 5323


Submission Date: 10/14/2019

Job Title: Branch Operations Coordinator

Job Description: Branch Operations Coordinator is a non-exempt, full-time (37.5 hr/wk.) administrative, public service staff position. The Branch Operation Coordinator oversees the operations of the Marion County Library System’s Headquarters – the Marion County Public Library—and is responsible for working with the system’s branches to ensure quality of service. The Coordinator has broad decision-making responsibilities for routine operational matters and some decision-making responsibilities for non-routine matters including applying library policy and judgement to problems as necessary. The Branch Operations Coordinator acts as Director for the System when the Director is out of office.

Qualifications: A successful candidate must be a strong leader as well as a team player, have the ability to adapt quickly to change, and have strong communication, organization, and time-management skills. Master Degree as well as previous leadership experience in a library setting is preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit an application for employment, resume, cover letter, two letters of reference, and unofficial transcripts by November 11th to:Holly Evans, DirectorMarion County Library System101 E Court StreetMarion, SC 29571Application can be found at: http://www.marioncountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/application.pdfThe Marion County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact: Holly Evans, DirectorMarion County Library System101 E Court StreetMarion, SC 29571


Submission Date: 10/09/2019

Job Title: Regional Library Director

Job Description: TTILE: Regional Library Director, Beaufort Hyde Martin Regional LibraryThe Beaufort Hyde Martin Regional Library System is seeking an innovative, visionary and experienced Director to manage eight rural branches ranging from Williamston to Ocracoke Island. SALARY: $50,000 - $54,000. This position comes with a benefits package including paid health insurance, sick time, vacation time, and holidays.COMMUNITY: The Headquarters’ library is strategically located in Washington, NC near the center of North Carolina’s “Inner Banks” on the beautiful Pamlico River. The town was established in 1776 and was the first city in America to be named for our first president. Washington is fewer than100 miles from the Outer Banks, the Crystal Coast, and Raleigh. The area served by BHM has a very affordable cost of living, a rich history, scenic waterfronts, great restaurants, art galleries, and intriguing antique stores.DUTIES: The Regional Director is the executive officer responsible for the administration, planning, and daily operation of the three-county library system and its eight member libraries. The Director's responsibilities include fiscal management, personnel management, and professional library work. The Director also represents the library to the community and works closely with town and county administrators, elected officials, and other agencies. The director reports directly to the Board of Trustees and supervises the Branch Managers and the Regional Headquarter’s staff. During the past few years BHM has received several technology grants to improve services including hot spots, Homework Gap grants, and Edge Technology grants.The Director is responsible for ensuring that the personnel, technology, and facilities meet the needs of the various communities. The Director determines the financial requirements of the regional system and manages the budget for eight libraries in three counties. Illustrative examples of work include creating and presenting the library’s annual budget, hiring and developing staff, managing the library’s print and online collection development, and implementing strategic planning for the library including seeking grant and alternative funding. Other duties include performing periodic assessment of community needs, identifying emerging technology and library trends, and building strong relationships with appropriate governmental agencies.QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate school, North Carolina Library Certification within one year of employment, a minimum of five years professional library experience, with at least three years of administrative or supervisory responsibility.ADDITIONAL QUALITIES: A passion for serving communities, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with diverse groups, the ability to lead and motivate others, flexibility, and experience adapting to and initiating organizational change; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library management. Considerable financial knowledge and experience with creating, modifying, and adhering to a budget.APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled. Will begin review of applications upon receiving them.

Qualifications: Master's in Library Science from ALA accredited School and 5 years supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Please send a resume, cover letter, and completed BHM Library application to Robina Norman, Interim Director. [email protected], (252) 946-6401 158 N Market St Washington NC 27889

Salary:

Contact: Robina NormanInterim [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Circulation Specialist

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Circulation Specialist for its Savannah location.In this front-line customer service-oriented position, you will be responsible for the general circulation of library materials and in-stack maintenance, including shelving, shelf reading, and shifting of the library’s collections.The ideal candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to use library information systems. Close attention to detail and the ability to keep organized records is imperative as is the ability to manage resources and understand the Library of Congress call number system for shelving books.Jen Library at SCAD Savannah has, on average, 6,000 to 7,000 visitors per week and operates beyond regular SCAD business hours. This position directly serves students and contributes to the effective management of the university’s holdings and collections in terms of circulation of materials and managed care of the resources and environment of the library.

Qualifications:

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: https://scadcareers.scad.edu/postings/24450

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian- Savannah or Atlanta

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Research and Instruction Librarian for its Savannah location to directly support the academic and creative needs of talented students.In this position, you will provide innovative library instruction and research services to groups and individuals, form beneficial partnerships across the SCAD community in order to promote library resources, and help to develop library collections.The ideal candidate has the ability to plan and provide library instruction that incorporates information literacy standards and current teaching practices as well as current knowledge in the library field to address general and subject-specific information resources and effective search strategies. The candidate must be up-to-date and knowledgeable about emerging technologies that support reference and instructional services. The candidate should also have significant research experience in one or more subjects offered at SCAD as well as superior verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Prior experience working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff in an academic library environment is preferred.

Qualifications: Requirements:• ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send an email to [email protected]

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Global Librarian- Savannah and Hong Kong

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Global Librarian with a high level of digital fluency and experience in research, instruction, collection management, and development to support the academic and creative needs of exceptional students.In this position, you will be responsible for sparking and supporting creative inquiry, learning, and scholarship for students and faculty at SCAD Hong Kong and SCAD Savannah. Based in the ALA/IIDA award-winning Jen Library at SCAD Savannah, this librarian extends Jen Library’s resources and support through online and face-to-face communication, enhancing and advancing user engagement with library resources in SCAD Hong Kong and Savannah.The Global Librarian is a dynamic position that directly supports the academic and creative needs of students. You will provide support in the form of research services and innovative library instruction to groups and individuals at SCAD Hong Kong and SCAD Savannah, and form beneficial collaborative partnerships across the SCAD community in order to promote library resources and services, and facilitate scholarly and creative engagement and pursuits. The position contributes to all aspects of customized library service delivery across all SCAD locations in support of student demand and expectations for a seven-day-a-week library schedule.The ideal candidate has two to four years of professional, postgraduate experience in academic and/or art libraries and demonstrates strong familiarity with print and online information sources pertaining to the interrelated disciplines of art and design, as well as significant experience in developing and leading library instruction. The candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to high service standards and dedication to a student-centered approach to access services and overall library operations, and a proven ability to cultivate collaborative approaches.Candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, have the ability to organize and manage a variety of responsibilities, and be able to travel to Hong Kong. Prior experience working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff in an academic library environment is preferred, as is being up-to-date and knowledgeable about emerging technologies that support reference and instructional services. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and able to work independently and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications: Requirements:-Undergraduate degree in a discipline taught at SCAD preferred-ALA-accredited MLS degree with two to four years of experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://scadcareers.scad.edu/postings/24581

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Global Librarian

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Global Librarian with a high level of digital fluency and experience in research, instruction, collection management, and development to support the academic and creative needs of exceptional students.In this position, you will be responsible for sparking and supporting creative inquiry, learning, and scholarship for students and faculty at SCAD Lacoste and SCAD Atlanta. Based in the ALA/IIDA award-winning Jen Library at SCAD Savannah, this librarian extends Jen Library’s resources and support through online and face-to-face communication, enhancing and advancing user engagement with library resources in SCAD Lacoste and Atlanta.The Global Librarian is a dynamic position that directly supports the academic and creative needs of students. You will provide support in the form of research services and innovative library instruction to groups and individuals at SCAD Lacoste and SCAD Atlanta, and form beneficial collaborative partnerships across the SCAD community in order to promote library resources and services, and facilitate scholarly and creative engagement and pursuits. The position contributes to all aspects of customized library service delivery across all SCAD locations in support of student demand and expectations for a seven-day-a-week library schedule.The ideal candidate has two to four years of professional, postgraduate experience in academic and/or art libraries and demonstrates strong familiarity with print and online information sources pertaining to the interrelated disciplines of art and design, as well as significant experience in developing and leading library instruction. The candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to high service standards and dedication to a student-centered approach to access services and overall library operations, and a proven ability to cultivate collaborative approaches.Candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, have the ability to organize and manage a variety of responsibilities, and be able to travel to Lacoste and Atlanta. Prior experience working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff in an academic library environment is preferred, as is being up-to-date and knowledgeable about emerging technologies that support reference and instructional services. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and able to work independently and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications: Requirements:-Undergraduate degree in a discipline taught at SCAD preferred-ALA-accredited MLS degree with two to four years of experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://scadcareers.scad.edu/postings/24503

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Field Engineer Implementation Consultant

Job Description: EnvisionWare is a global leader in the creation and deployment of innovative software and hardware systems to support the needs of self service in the library industry. We are seeking a self-directed Field Engineer Implementation Consultant to provide remote and onsite installation and support for libraries in Charleston (on-site) and across the US (remote).The Field Engineer Implementation Consultant coordinates, plans, consults and implements systems related to hardware and software for libraries both remotely and in the field. Manages customer installations while acting as liaison to internal staff that build and maintain products. As a member of an active Professional Services team, this position also participates in consulting on the best experience for library staff and their customers (patrons). PurposeTo provide specialized professional technology and system utilization skills and to implement and coordinate the successful deployment of EnvisionWare solutions in a Library. Ensures a high level of customer satisfaction by efficiently coordinating delivery and installation of the products and services that comprise a self service or efficiency improvement solution for a library.Essential Job Functions•Plans and coordinates installations of EnvisionWare systems, integrating ILS (integrated library system) with various products.•Generates reports and provides status updates as required for service management and customers.•Works with library staff to establish goals for successful outcomes, identify implementation issues that may arise during software and hardware installations, configurations, updates and troubleshooting.•Provides quality training for the successful operation and ongoing maintenance of implemented systems to library personnel with varying levels of expertise. Adapts structured training to fit the unique needs of each customer. •Partners with technology vendors, ensures that materials arrive at the library to meet the scheduled installation dates.•Exercises quality control and quality assurance protocols.•Performs periodic maintenance of products.•May prepare user documentation, recommend policies, establishes work priorities, plans improvements, and identifies opportunities for service improvements. •Exhibits an aptitude for learning new products and grasps new techniques quickly. •Provides site surveys, photos and related documentation as required.•50% of time dedicated to support for Charleston County Library.•50% of time for remote installation and support.

Qualifications: Required Skills•A working knowledge of Windows desktop and server operating systems, networking, database management, and RFID technology.•Experienced in Windows and web-based applications.•Ability to work in a team atmosphere and communicate professionally and responsibly with internal and external service resources, company representatives and customers. •Previous experience in a similar environment.•Minimum of 2 years customer service-related experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. •Ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. •Attention to detail, strong follow up skills; and proven ability to produce quality work. •Project Management or related experience. Preferred Skills•Library or Automated Materials Handling (AMH) and RFID experience.•Knowledge with Mac and tablet technologies. •Knowledge of computer and peripheral operations, installation, and troubleshooting.•Demonstrated experience in IT customer service and/or consulting environment.•Experience installing and supporting hardware, software and networked systems.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: **Only resumes submitted via our website will be reviewed. http://www.envisionware.com/jobs

Salary:

Contact: Stacy SchattinHR Manager


Submission Date: 10/07/2019

Job Title: Branch Library Supervisor

Job Description: This position performs supervisory, administrative, and customer service duties in support of library system operations. A Branch Library Supervisor may supervise the operations of the main library, a branch or a department within the system, as assigned.MAJOR DUTIES:oTrains, schedules, assigns, directs, and supervises personnel; assists Director in evaluating and disciplining personnel.oEnsures the patrons and staff comply with library policies and procedures.oAssists patrons at the circulation desk; checks materials in and out; renews materials; places items on reserve; issues new library cards or updates registration; receives money for fines; makes change; registers patrons for internet use; answers phones; assists patrons with locating materials; answers questions; assists patrons with public access computers.oAssists the Library Director in the selection, weeding, and de-selection of materials in branch location or in an assigned department.oShelves materials; reads and straightens shelves; shifts and rearranges materials as needed.oPerforms opening and closing procedures.oChecks in new materials.oBalances money drawer and prepares reports.oMaintains supply inventory.oOversees maintenance of assigned facilities.oResolves problems involving disputed fines; makes decisions concerning damaged items; handles or directs concerns or complaints.oProcesses donations; assists with book selection.oOversees the development and implementation of children’s programming, including weekly story time, special school programs, groups tours; prepares and promotes summer learning program.oPlans and oversees special programs that instruct, educate and entertain the residents of Lincoln County.oAssists Library Director in obtaining, implementing, and evaluating private and public grants.oServes in rotation as supervisor on duty for the library system on nights and weekends.o Attends meetings; completes reports.oPerforms other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:oBachelor’s degree required. Masters in Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university preferred.oExperience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.oPossession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online: http://www.lincolncounty.org/jobs.aspx

Salary: Hiring range - $38,292.80 - $40,202.04

Contact: For questions contact Lincoln County Human Resources - Brittany Abernethy 704-736-8493

Submission Date: 10/04/2019

Job Title: Clinical Information Librarian

Job Description: Provides management of medical library services and resources to support physicians, advanced practitioners, other clinical staff, and administrative departments in obtaining accurate information for patient care, research, and education. Leverages current technology to improve the delivery of safe and evidence-based patient care and services.

Qualifications: EDUCATIONALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information ScienceCERTIFICATION SUMMARYNo professional certifications requiredEXPERIENCE*Two years professional experience in an academic health sciences library, health care/biomedical environmentKNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*An understanding of the tenets of evidence-based medicine Experience and interest in clinical information support and familiarity with clinical decision making principles and evidence-based practiceExperience in the use of bibliographic research and clinical tools High level of analytical and searching skillsExcellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate both effectively in person and virtually using a variety of media and technologies

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://careers.choa.org/job/Atlanta-Clinical-Information-Librarian-GA-30322/597050600/

Salary:

Contact: https://careers.choa.org/job/Atlanta-Clinical-Information-Librarian-GA-30322/597050600/


Submission Date: 10/03/2019

Job Title: Branch Manager

Job Description: General Definition of Work. Performs intermediate professional work directing the activities of a branch library, supervising and participating in providing good customer service, circulation, collection development, youth services, literacy services, and community outreach, providing reference and reader's advisory services, overseeing, planning and conducting programs and activities, developing and updating collections, instructing customers on library resources and use of library equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Library Director. Divisional supervision is exercised over all branch personnel. Essential Functions Supervises all activities in a branch library including circulation and adult, children and reference services. Supervises assigned personnel; prioritizes and assigns work; oversees staff schedules; conducts performance evaluations; provides feedback on job performance and recognizes accomplishments; monitors workflow; provides staff training opportunities and ensures staff is trained in all procedures, policies and general customer service. Serves as resource for responding to patron inquiries and complaints; provides information about library services; provides reader's advisory services and reference assistance; supports customers using E-book and all online library resources; assesses computer problems; requests technical assistance when required; schedules meeting room for community groups; explains and implements library policy. Oversees all areas of library; develops and maintains collections and services; selects titles for purchase; ensures shelves stay in order devising schedule in reading and weeding shelves; establishes special collections. Manages programming and actively promotes library through positive interactions; represents the library by presenting at community meetings, assisting and supporting Friends of the Library; reviews donations and maintains used book sale. Supervises juvenile literacy enrichment services to the public; provides oversight and guidance to library staff providing literacy enrichment services such as summer reading, pre-K story times and all other youth programs; participates in coordination with library system in selection of and communication with summer reading program performers. Maintains manual and computer statistical reports on various schedules; reconciles fines, fees and credit/debits; ensures fiscal activities conform to county policy and guidelines. Promotes community outreach; works with families and caregivers to find needed resources. Responds to building security alarms; maintains building by reporting maintenance and public safety issues. Provides coverage of public desks and services as needed; performs basic cataloging and on the fly cataloging. As a designated Essential Personnel for county government, is responsible for participating in training and reporting for duty as scheduled in the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergencies, such as hurricanes

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Thorough knowledge of library procedures, methods and techniques; thorough knowledge of and interest in books including reader interest levels; thorough knowledge of research techniques and procedures; thorough knowledge of office procedures and records maintenance techniques; intermediate knowledge of common office software and ability to become proficient in library operations software and applications; ability to meet the public with poise and self-assurance, and to deal tactfully and courteously with library customers; skill in the use of library equipment, materials and resources; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, library patrons and the general public. Education and Experience Masters in Library Science degree with 4 years library experience, two years supervisory/management experience; or Bachelor's degree with 6 years library experience and 2 years supervisory/management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at bit.ly/pcpl-branch-manager

Salary: Depends on qualifications

Contact: For more information about the position, email Mike Taylor, Library Director of Pender County Public Library, at [email protected]

Submission Date: 10/03/2019

Job Title: Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian

Job Description: Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian at the faculty rank of Librarian Instructor. Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Reese Library, this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position has the primary responsibility of managing daily operations related to licensing, negotiating, tracking, and providing access to e-resources and print serials within the broader context of the strategic plans and goals of the University Libraries as well as Augusta University.The successful candidate will accomplish the following:•Provides leadership, management, and technical expertise for Reese Library’s collection of electronic and print serials resources.•Collects and analyzes data and statistics; prepares departmental and other reports; serves as the library’s point person on issues and questions related to e-resources and serials.•Works with publishers and vendors of electronic and print resources regarding trials, contracts and licensing, e-journal interfaces, and changes in print resources.•Communicates results of usage reports needed for library assessment; maintains spreadsheets, holdings menu, and web pages for electronic resources.•Compiles and reports statistics for institutional, state, and national reports.•Participates in collection development, including the weeding/withdrawal of items from the library’s general collection.•Creates and maintains online research guides.•Supervises one full time staff member.•Acts as a liaison to one or more academic/university units.•Provides research assistance to faculty, staff, students, and library patrons seeking assistance, while maintaining high customer service standards.•Participates in the library instruction program by teaching classes in the liaison area, and other areas as needed.•Actively engages in professional development by conducting scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility; disseminates research by contributing to appropriate professional literature and/or conferences.•Engages in service to the libraries, the university, the community, and the profession, including serving on committees. Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and to contribute to the professional literature.This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options. Support for professional development is also available.

Qualifications: Requirements:•American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science.•Experience with an integrated library system, particularly the acquisitions and cataloging modules; experience using spreadsheets.•Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.•Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community.Preferred Requirements:•Experience procuring, licensing, and managing e-resources and print serials.•Experience dealing with technical changes that may affect user access to e-resources.•Supervisory experience.•Experience in library instruction.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) in the form of original transcript(s).In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references.Please submit as one document at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/

Salary:

Contact: Melissa Johnson, MLIS, MAAssistant Director of Reference and Education Services


Submission Date: 09/18/2019

Job Title: Discovery Librarian

Job Description: Coordinates research and discovery services in a small, student-centered, team environment. : Coordinates library reference/research services using existing and emerging technologies. Works to ensure that the library’s subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by users. Teaches information literacy skills through a credit bearing 1 hour course, workshops, reference appointments, online tutorials, and web guides. Serves as a liaison to academic and campus departments according to library needs. Participates in collection development projects. Provides academic advisement to students by planning schedules, recommending courses, and referring them to other faculty and University offices based on their academic needs. Serves the larger university community through faculty and university committees.

Qualifications: MLS degree from an American Libraries Association accredited institution of higher education. Ability to provide research and instruction services to undergraduate students. Demonstrated experience or ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff. Ability to translate the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education into practice. Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics. AA / EOE / ADA / Title IX

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted to Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services: [email protected]. Applications should include a cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references and college transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for initial application). Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged

Salary:

Contact: Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services


Submission Date: 09/17/2019

Job Title: Assistant Branch Manager / Children’s Librarian

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

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Prefer public library experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Must have extensive knowledge of library principles, trends and administration; knowledgeable of Children’s, Circulation and Reference services. Ability to create an environment that welcomes both children and adults who work on behalf of children. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgement when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Please visit our website, www.ccpl.org/careers, to apply for this position.

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $38,833.60 - $43,763.20 annually depending on qualifications.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/13/2019

Job Title: Library Technical Specialist

Job Description: LAC Group is seeking a full-time, temporary Library Technical Specialist to work on-site at our client, a well-known law firm’s, Greenville, SC office. This position is focused on providing administrative support to the technical services department at the firm. The role will consist of primarily preparing multi-office cost splits of complex invoices and for creating and modifying custom alerts. This is a full-time, benefitted position lasting through at least the end of the year, with the possibility of extending longer.Responsibilities:Create and modify custom alerts using the Courthouse News Service website;Prepare multi-office cost splits of complex invoices with minimal supervision (Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, etc.);Search for and retrieve complaints filed in various state and federal courts;Provide online cost backup for Westlaw and Lexis to end users and office administrators using SmartRecharge;Assist with configuration and data cleanup of GeniePlusParticipate in basic legal research including corporate filings and public record searches;Assist the technical services department with special projects or needs;Other duties as the arise according to client requests

Qualifications: 1-3 years previous experience is desired;Previous experience working in a law firm is preferred;Previous experience working with GeniePlus is preferred;Previous experience working in technical services;Previous administrative experience, particularly the ability to handle multiple, in-depth invoices;MLS/MLIS/JD preferred, though work experience or a similar or related degree may take the place of MLS/MLIS;Legal research skills including but not limited to docket and case law research (both state and federal), secondary sources, and practice guidanceExceptional client service skills, particularly via written communicationSuperior organizational skills, particularly with delivering concisely formatted and organized deliverables

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Please upload your resume to our website here: https://www.libgig.com/careers/library-technical-specialist-lac-group/a0E1H00000jCkV2UAK/

Salary: DOE

Contact: Katy [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: HR Interview Specialist, Grade 20

Job Description: HOURS: 30 hours per week Monday through Friday. Hours will vary, but will be mostly daytime hours with 1 evening per month possible. This position includes a generous benefits package.EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Provides assistance to the public and employees regarding inquiries about vacancies and the employment application status;•Prepares recruitment information and materials for internal and public job postings, Library job site postings and job line, local colleges, bulletin board postings and subscription ads;•Develops new strategies to identify and attract diverse candidates by using traditional and non-traditional resources, such as career fairs, online job fairs, community network events, etc.;•Coordinates appropriate employment testing in conjunction with the Training Department;•Analyzes resumes, applications and cover letters to ensure accuracy and completion; conducts most interviews with managers, providing advice as needed; runs all background and reference checks; ensures completion of new hire drug testing, etc.;•Extends job offers to chosen candidate, verbally and in writing; sets up and conducts the New Employee Orientation (NEO) ensuring all paperwork is complete and accurate; compiles NEO packets and manuals; •Assists HR Benefits Specialist manage the Libraries time-keeping system;•Maintains various databases, including Munis Applicant Tracking, ADP time keeping system and Hire Select;•Develops and coordinates training programs (working in conjunction with the Training Department) for managers with the goal of improving recruiting and hiring processes and reducing turnover; •Maintains confidential documents and information in a secured office environment; •Administers separation procedures in conjunction with the Benefits Specialist (Exit questionnaire completed by employee and supervisor, return of Library property, notifying The Benefit Company for COBRA mailing, notifying appropriate staff, etc.);•Assists the Coordinator of Programs & Projects in administering an Internship program;•Serves as the back-up assistant for the Headquarters Administration area.

Qualifications: KINWLEDGE AND SKILLS:•A minimum of 2 years of previous and proven recruiting experience desired;•Must possess considerable skill in all interviewing techniques and extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and Federal and State laws regarding employment and Human Resources practices; •General knowledge of basic research and survey techniques as well as report writing and strong computer skills with the ability to learn moderately complex computer software programs;•Must have the ability to establish rapport with others in person and on the telephone and maintain effective working relationships with the public and library staff.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $1962 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Finance Specialist, Grade 23

Job Description: HOURS: 40 hours per week. This position includes a generous benefits package.EDUCATION: Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) in Finance, Business, or related field. Pre-employment testing is required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Maintains all Accounts Payable functions according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Library’s fiscal policies and procedures•Interprets and communicates the fiscal operations and internal controls of the library system•Enters/posts cash receipts, credits, and payments in the General Ledger•Maintains W-9 records and processes 1099 filings with the IRS•Processes credit applications with outside vendors•Acts as liaison between the Library Finance Department and outside vendors•Answer questions from vendors and library employees about purchase orders, invoices, and financial records•Maintains General Ledger journals in the financial data processing system (Munis)•Supports the external audit process by providing reports and contributing personal knowledge and analysis•Performs a variety of accounting and related tasks•Assists the Finance Director with preparing bank reconciliation records, preparing sales tax returns, and overseeing workflow in the Finance Department•Maintains financial records for the Employee Staff Association

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:•Five years of current job experience working in finance or accounting; Experience in local and municipal governmental accounting and reporting preferred •Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal controls, principles, and guidelines governing financial practices and procedures •Strong communication skills and ability to work with outside vendors and agencies•Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines•Possession of a valid South Carolina driver’s license•Proficiency in Microsoft Office and accounting software (experience using Munis preferred)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $40,500 Annually

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Tween Assistant, Grade 19

Job Description: HOURS: 25 hours per week: Mon. 3 – 8 pm; Tues. 11 am – 4 pm; Wed 10 am – 2 pm; Thurs. 1 – 6 pm; Fri. Off; Sat. 9:30 am – 4 pmMust be flexible to accommodate schedule changes. (Includes generous benefits)EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Plans, promotes and presents programs for tweens as needed on a weekly or monthly basis including special events and summer reading activities•Prepares deposits and program contracts, requests purchase orders and tracks and submits program statistics•Provides community outreach in the local area at schools or special events•Responsible for the tween area in the library and all displays, signage and bulletin boards regarding tween services•Performs circulation duties including check out, check in, and processing of new materials •Participates in regular tween services committee meetings, online discussions, and book reviews•Assists patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment•Attends regular training related to tween services and other library work•Supports supervisor directives and assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence •Remains aware of safety and security at all times

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, and 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•Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment•Stays informed of pop culture and STEAM activities to provide programs of interest to tweens•Experience working with children and tweens with strong knowledge of children’s literature•Some supervisory experience and ability to provide guidance and direction to patrons and staff•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church streeet, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $1870 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Teen/Tween Assistant, Grade 19

Job Description: HOURS: 35 hours per week: Mon. 9:30-4:30; Tues. 1-8; Wed 9:30-5; Thurs. 9:30-6; Fri. 9:30-6; every 4th Sat. 9:30-4EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Plans, promotes and presents programs for teens and tweens•Prepares deposits and program contracts, requests purchase orders and tracks and submits program statistics•Schedules and actively engages the public during community outreach in the local area at schools or special events•Responsible for maintaining an attractive up-to-date teen and tween area in the library including collections, displays, and signage •Performs circulation duties including check out, check in, and processing of new materials •Participates in regular teen and tween services committee meetings, online discussions, and book reviews•Prepares engaging book reviews and social media posts•Provides 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 teen and tween services and other library work•Supports supervisor directives and assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence •Remains aware of safety and security at all times

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Comfortable and proficient using technology•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, and the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Desire to work with and advocate for a diverse teen and tween population•Exceptional written and oral communication skills•Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills•Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment•Stays informed of pop culture and STEAM activities to provide programs of interest to teens and tweens•Experience working with teens and tweens with strong knowledge of teen and children’s literature•Some supervisory experience and ability to provide guidance and direction to patrons and staff•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $2181 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Tween Assistant, Grade 19

Job Description: HOURS: 20 hours per week: Mon. 9:30 am – 3 pm; Tues. 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Wed 2 pm – 6 pm; Thurs. 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes. (Includes some benefits) EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Plans, promotes and presents programs for tweens as needed on a weekly or monthly basis including special events and summer reading activities•Prepares deposits and program contracts, requests purchase orders and tracks and submits program statistics•Provides community outreach in the local area at schools or special events•Responsible for the tween area in the library and all displays, signage and bulletin boards regarding tween services •Performs circulation duties including check out, check in, and processing of new materials •Participates in regular tween services committee meetings, online discussions, and book reviews•Assists patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment•Attends regular training related to tween services and other library work•Supports supervisor directives and assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence •Remains aware of safety and security at all times

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience•Comfortable and proficient using technology•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, and 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•Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment•Stays informed of pop culture and STEAM activities to provide programs of interest to tweens•Experience working with children and tweens with strong knowledge of children’s literature•Some supervisory experience and ability to provide guidance and direction to patrons and staff•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach•Must complete pre-employment testing

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $1558 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/09/2019

Job Title: Engineering Librarian - Assistant Librarian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seek a service-oriented, innovative and collaborative librarian to support education and research in engineering and the sciences. The Engineering Librarian will provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach for departments in the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences. The successful candidate will collaborate with university partners and institutes to develop and support innovative programs and services. This is a 12-month tenure track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested persons can learn more and apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/67042

Salary:

Contact: Gordon Cochrane


Submission Date: 09/06/2019

Job Title: Business Analyst

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking to hire a Business Intelligence Analyst for our Main location.Traditionally, libraries have counted outputs of the work we do, but not necessarily outcomes – the results of the work, what has changed in people’s lives because of their interaction with the library. You will guide the library in measuring outputs and outcomes for operational, day-to-day work, special projects and initiatives, and in support of the Strategic Plan goals. You will also manage monthly statistical reporting, and create and manage dashboard software to fuel data-driven decision-making.Major Tasks:* Business Intelligence: oversee all aspects of business intelligence and data analytics to enhance decision making and execution of strategic initiatives.* Community Impact Reports: Using our Strategic Plan as a guide, you will create a menu of data indicators from internal and external sources. Once established, this tool will be used to illustrate the many ways our numbers support the goals of the Strategic Plan, and how that plan supports the goals of the community as a whole. * Business Intelligence Software: create and maintain a dashboard of existing data points to guide organizational priorities for staffing, space optimization and spending when making decisions on current and potential services, locations and demographics.* Data Visualization: create visually appealing and understandable reports from relevant data sources.* Maintain monthly statistical reports: - Review overall statistics regularly for trends and opportunities - Research anomalies at the ground level to determine cause - Work with teams to make recommendations for improvement * Work closely with all relevant teams, departments and locations to ascertain their needs and determine ways to help quantify their goals* Work closely with Marketing & Digital Strategy to optimize the use of the library’s CRM reporting capabilities* Performing other associated duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree with a focus in a quantitative field (e.g. finance, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, or similar). * 3-5 years demonstrated business analysis experience.* Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information.* Proficiency in SQL and Python or R.* Experience using PowerBI or Tableau to analyze and present large data sets.* Exemplary communication skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified candidates may submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please refer to the job title on the subject line.

Salary: $52,357.50 - $54,000.00 plus benefits

Contact: Marcia SmithTalent Acquisition Coordinator


Submission Date: 09/03/2019

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Curator for the Waring Historical Library, this position will provide Administrative support to the Curator. Duties for this position include managing meeting schedules, maintaining membership and fundraising records, and assisting with event planning for the Waring Historical Library as well as the Waring Library Society. . This position will also provide assistance with the management of the Waring Library building and serve as point of contact for visitors to the Waring Historical Library. Full position description available at http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/517042/univ-waring-assistant-library

Qualifications: Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and two years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the related work experience.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Visit MUSC Career’s Page http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/517042/univ-waring-assistant-library

Salary: Pay scale: UNIV-Band 4: $27,527.00 - $39,228.00 - $50,930.00 (min - mid - max)

Contact: Brian D. Fors, Ph.D., C.A., DASCurator, Waring Historical LibraryMedical University of South Carolina175 Ashley AvenueCharleston, SC 29425(843) 792-2290/[email protected]


Submission Date: 09/02/2019

Job Title: Digital and Preservation Archivist

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Digital and Preservation Archivist. The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in digital archiving and electronic records management, as well as digital preservation for the Special Collections and Archives. The unit is comprised of the Manuscript Collections, University Archives, Records Management, and Rare Books. The Special Collections and Archives, distinguished for its strong collections in university history, agriculture, and textile history, is part of the Clemson University Libraries.Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track position accountable to the Head of Special Collections and Archives. The Digital and Preservation Archivist will be largely responsible for managing the digital conversion and online delivery of born-digital and digitalized archival collections in collaboration with appropriate library partners. This role involves the development and implementation of policies, standards and procedures for the management of the digital content within the Special Collections and Archives. These materials include current and legacy physical media (hard drives, floppy disks, compact disks, etc.) and web-based material with reference to University Archives materials (websites, email, and social media). Also included in responsibilities of the role is the integration of proper digital forensic tools to help ensure authentic and appropriately protected archival materials and the management of the conversion of analog formats and audiovisual materials.

Qualifications: In addition to the job skills listed above, the qualifications for the role include an ALA- accredited graduate degree in librarianship, SAA-accredited graduate degree in archives administration, or a relevant, accredited graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, and at least two years of experience in some aspect of archives, special collections, or records repository. The ideal candidate for the role will possess a SAA Digital Archives Specialist certificate and have demonstrated experience working with archival collections in a digital environment within an academic or research library.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/67288. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by September 16, 2019 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: $58,000-$65,000

Contact: James Cross, Search Committee Chair


Submission Date: 08/27/2019

Job Title: Adult Services Manager

Job Description: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This employee is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and promoting public library programs and services for adults in a particular county. This employee supervises all staff and volunteers assigned to the Adult Services Department. This employee is considered an expert in the delivery of library services to adults and provides guidance and assistance throughout the library system on an as needed basis. EXAMPLES OF WORK 1. Responsible for collection development in print and electronic adult reference, adult fiction, and adult nonfiction sections of the library in accordance with the ARL Materials Selection Policy; on a rotating basis orders e-books for the region 2. Manages budget lines pertaining to Adult Services Department 3. Provides information service to area businesses 4. Answers ready reference, research, and readers’ advisory questions 5. Aids patrons in selection of books, reference materials, and other special resources 6. Assists patrons with computer/internet issues 7. Oversees or performs interlibrary loan functions 8. Provides bibliographic instruction on an as needed basis 9. Prepares subject bibliographies in print and electronic format on an as needed basis 10. May serve as liaison between the public library and a public/private agency and/or school/home school serving people over 13 years of age. SAMPLE OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES NEEDEDAbility to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees Considerable knowledge of professional library principles, practices, and techniques Considerable knowledge of reference, fiction, and nonfiction materials for adults Proficiency with MS Operating System and MS Office Suite Ability to assist patrons with computer/internet issues Ability to assist patrons in locating areas of the library collection pertinent to their needs Ability to conduct a successful reference interview and to assist patrons in meeting their informational and recreational needs Possession of a valid driver’s license

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an ALA-accredited school of Library and Information Science with a Master’s degree in library science and a minimum of 1 year of public library experience in addition to or including 1 year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Must be eligible for North Carolina Public Librarian Certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Date: August 27, 2019Available: September 30 Title: Adult Services Manager – Full Time Location: Watauga County Public Library Salary: $40,622, plus benefits Open until filled. TO APPLY: Send resume, cover letter, and references to: hrwatauga(at)arlibrary(dot)org

Salary: 40,622 plus benefits

Contact: TO APPLY: Send resume, cover letter, and references to: hrwatauga(at)arlibrary(dot)org


Submission Date: 08/23/2019

Job Title: Instruction and Reference Librarian (Tenure Track)

Job Description: The Gregg-Graniteville Library at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applicants to be the Instruction and Reference Librarian, a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will participate in reference desk staffing, library instruction, and collection development, and they will serve as a librarian liaison to academic programs at USC Aiken.Responsibilities include:•Participating in a robust library instruction program that handles 200+ instruction requests and workshops per academic year•Providing online and in-person reference services to campus and community patrons•Serving as a liaison to USC Aiken academic programs•Meeting campus guidelines for promotion and tenure, including the areas of teaching/librarianship (including the potential for teaching for-credit courses); research and scholarship; and service to the library, the campus, the profession, and the communityKnowledge/Skills/Abilities•Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills•Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies •Strong commitment to public service•Excellent organizational skills•Knowledge of trends and best practices in academic libraries•Ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats•Commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion, and belongingOther Information•This is a 12 month, 37.5 week appointment with accrued sick and annual leave; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications•MLIS/MLS from an institution accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent by the start date.Preferred Qualifications•Instruction experience•Reference experience •Liaison experience•Evidence of original research/scholarship

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Completed applications received by September 23rd will receive full consideration. For more information, please contact Brandy Horne (search committee chair) at [email protected]. To view the full job ad and to apply, follow this link: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/64450The University of South Carolina Aiken is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the nondiscrimination policy.The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system, located just 20 minutes from Augusta, GA, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. A 15:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 29 states and 20 countries. USCA has consistently ranked among top public baccalaureate colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” guide. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place To Work” designation, with top honors for collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership.

Salary:

Contact: For more information, please contact Brandy Horne (search committee chair) at [email protected].