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: 04/20/2021

Job Title: Associate Director of Collection and Resource Services

Job Description: The Associate Director of Collection and Resource Services provides vision and expertise in the management, organization, and lifecycle of Georgia College's electronic and print resource collections. The Associate Director is responsible for continuing resources management, including identifying and resolving problems relating to complex electronic serials, databases, and subscriptions. The Associate Director manages issues related to licensing with a familiarity for how and for whom an organization licenses content, as well as the concepts, implications, and contract language pertaining to such issues as archival rights, perpetual access and interlibrary loan. The Associate Director maintains current high level working knowledge of processing of print and electronic resources; identifies, evaluates and stays current with emerging trends, resources, practices and standards in electronic resource management, usage statistics, data management, access and discovery to enhance library services.This 12-month position requires an ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, with the experience and documented achievements appropriate for consideration of a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

Qualifications: Educational RequirementsALA-accredited Master of Library Science degreeOther Required QualificationsWorking knowledge of cataloging standards, practices, and authority controlWorking knowledge of metadata standards such as Dublin Core, METS, or MODSWorking knowledge of and experience with an institutional repository, open education resources and copyrightDemonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills; ability to present complex information diverse user groups.Required ExperienceThree years of demonstrated experience:- Leading projects, committees, workgroups, etc.- Working collaboratively with other library departments on services such as interlibrary loan and course reserves- Providing supervision to departmental employees, including hiring, training, coaching and evaluating- Managing electronic serials, databases, and subscriptions- Working with access and identity management or proxy server tools (e.g., OpenAthens, EZProxy)- Working with an integrated library system (ILS) in a shared environment- Working with vendors of print and electronic resources- Planning and administering library budgets- Training or informing end-users or decision-makers in using or understanding library resources- Participating in library projects, such as large-scale weeding or collection analysis projects- Providing reference and/or information literacy instruction to students- Working with individuals from diverse backgrounds

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please apply online at: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=36000&JobOpeningId=225455&PostingSeq=1

Salary:

Contact: Edward Whatley, Search Committee [email protected]


Submission Date: 04/16/2021

Job Title: Metadata Librarian

Job Description: WHO WE ARE:The South Carolina State Library (SCSL) serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment. We develop, support, and sustain a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger.If you are looking for an organization that offers:•a collaborative and inclusive work environment•an excellent Work Culture•paid professional Memberships•professional development and learning opportunities for staff•tuition assistance•an opportunity to work with professionals that are passionate about delivering exceptional results and advancing the mission and vision of their organizationThen South Carolina State Library is the organization for you!We have a great career opportunity available for a Metadata Librarian in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. Under the general supervision of the Director of Library Collections and Services, is responsible for providing the creation of accompanying non-MARC metadata for items submitted into the State Library’s various digital collections and for the creation of bibliographic records for those digital items in a shared online catalog.WHAT WE BELIEVE:We outwardly demonstrate who we are as an organization through our values. Our people are our greatest resource and our values drive our people.•Communication: We believe communication in every direction and through multiple methods is essential to doing our work at the highest level. As an information organization, we use a transparent process for decision making which encourages creativity and fosters collaboration among staff and our community.•Flexibility: An agile organization is one that can change course to provide better services. We define our organization in this way and pride ourselves in being good stewards of all resources.•Community Driven: Our community is the state. Our value is demonstrated in what we are able to give back as public servants. We believe that by remaining open to our community’s needs, we can personalize experiences for individuals and groups.•Inclusivity: We strive to expand opportunities to better connect with others and break down barriers. Integrity, respect, and equality guide our performance and we are committed to hiring staff that reflect our community.•Professionalism: Our staff model professionalism by providing a welcoming environment, excellent customer service, valuing diversity, and supporting multiple methods of service delivery. A well-trained and knowledgeable staff is our greatest asset.Major Responsibilities:•Collaborates closely with key staff to create and maintain appropriate descriptive, technical, and structural metadata schemas for digitized and born-digital content managed by the library.•Uploads objects into the digital repository and utilizes non-MARC metadata schema to provide access to resources through a DSpace digital management system.•Creates and maintains bibliographic records in the online catalog.•Acquires online state government documents through Archive-It software, evaluates for inclusion into digital repository, and edits file names using the file-naming convention.•Provides information and training on new trends, tools, and issues and their impact on metadata standards to internal staff and external customers (such as partner institutions and public libraries).•Pursues professional development opportunities by keeping abreast of new trends, tools, and issues and their impact on metadata standards.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A bachelor’s degree in library science, information science or related field and experience in library systems and operations.Preferred Qualifications:•A Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program and at least one year of professional library experience.•Experience with creating and applying metadata standards to describe digital objects using a digital content management system.•Experience with both non-MARC metadata schemas (i.e., Dublin Core) and a familiarity with traditional cataloging standards (i.e., MARC, AACR2, RDA, and LCSH).•Experience with government documents.•Knowledge of the basic principles of professional library practices and techniques, especially in technical services, cataloging, subject analysis, and classification.•Ability to organize time effectively to manage a variety of projects simultaneously.•Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3052026/metadata-librarian?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: Hiring Range: $33,494 - $40,000


Submission Date: 04/16/2021

Job Title: Information Literacy Librarian for the Social Sciences

Job Description: Come join us at Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University in beautiful Boone, North Carolina! Belk Library is seeking an Information Literacy Library for the Social Sciences. This is a full-time (12 month), tenure track position. We seek to recruit and retain a talented and diverse faculty. Candidates who are members of underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Participate in a robust library instruction program, providing in-person and online library instruction for the general education program and courses in the social sciences, including: Anthropology, Communication, Government and Justice Studies, Human Development & Psychological Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. The position involves strong outreach efforts across undergraduate and graduate programs.Work collaboratively with university social sciences and library faculty to develop innovative and effective approaches to strengthening student information literacy skillsDevelop relationships with faculty and in-depth knowledge of the curriculum and research of the assigned departmentsAssist users in person and online with finding information, conducting research, and using the Library’s resourcesEngage with a dynamic university community using both traditional research methods and emerging modes of scholarship and teaching.Opportunity to develop and manage collections in relevant disciplines in close collaboration Collection Management Services teamMeet library faculty guidelines for promotion and tenure, including requirements for scholarship and service to the library, the university, and the profession.Closing Date: May 13, 2021Review of applications begins: May 14, 2021For more information and to apply: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/27920

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information and to apply: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/27920

Salary:

Contact: Hannah Pope at [email protected]


Submission Date: 04/13/2021

Job Title: Library Assistant

Job Description: This position will be responsible for library public services at the Northwest campus library. Duties include providing circulation services, collection development, reference services, online chat support, and promotion of library services to the campus community, i.e., library displays and outreach activities. Work is performed mainly Monday through Thursday (11:45 am -6:00 pm), but Friday, evening, and weekend work will be required. Occasional travel to satellite campuses, training workshops, and conferences, may be needed, and college committee work is expected.

Qualifications: Associate degree or an HS diploma plus two (2 ) years related work experience in academic or other libraries. Knowledge of the Microsoft office suite and library databases.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Please visit: https://gvltec.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/233?c=gvltec

Salary: $8.93 - $12.74 per hour (25 hours per week)

Contact: Jason Reed: [email protected]

Submission Date: 04/02/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian

Job Description: The Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian will join Wofford at a moment of major transition and growth, as the library just completed a renovation of the building and joined a statewide-shared library service platform in summer 2020. The library staff plays an essential role in Wofford’s commitment to academic excellence, collaborative teaching and learning, and community engagement. The library seeks an experienced librarian dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. Reporting directly to the Dean of the Library, the Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian has primary responsibility to serve as administrator of the library services platform (Alma/Primo) and authentication network (Open Athens). The Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian provides expertise in managing and overseeing the electronic resources collection, coordinating activities related to acquiring and providing access to electronic resources, and strategically planning for the future of the electronic resources collection. The Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian coordinates with vendors and campus information technology to ensure continuous access to e-resources and to maintain and manage library resources, including library guides and institutional repositories. Other expectations include working cooperatively with the technical services staff for overall resource management, performing collection development, and serving as the liaison to select academic departments. Provides library instruction and personal librarian duties as assigned. The Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian is a full-time, 1.0FTE, exempt position located in Sandor Teszler Library. The normal work schedule is regular business hours (8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday) with occasional travel and non-business hours required. Minimal hours of work performance is 40/week.JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILIITES:70%Electronic Resource and Systems Management•Coordinates the customization and integration and maintenance of electronic resources and services between the library’s discovery platforms, including ExLibris’s Primo, Alma, OpenAthens authentication, and the library website.•Provides technical expertise in installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and upgrading system software and in performing critical operations such as extracting/loading records and analyzing data in Alma; also includes database troubleshooting and support. •Leads the efforts to analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve access problems concerning the library’s licensed electronic resources and the institutional repository.•Works closely with technical services staff to ensure that systems are optimized for acquisitions, cataloging/metadata, and e-resource management operations.•Collaborates with Archives and Special Collection colleagues on digital repository projects.•Partners with public services personnel to solve technical issues that affect user services and to identify strategies for enhancing electronic resources accessibility and findability.•Oversees library webpage development in coordination with IT and the Office of Marketing and Communication to enhance the user experience; coordinates and maintains Springshare applications including Database A-Z list and assets.•Provides expertise in strategically planning for the future of the electronic resources collection, including licensed and open educational resources (OER) as well as institutional repositories.•Serves as the library’s primary contact with the state academic library consortium (PASCAL), the Carolina Consortium, vendors and publishers regarding discovery and access issues related to licensed electronic resources.•Monitors trends and best practices related to access and discovery of electronic resources and recommends improvements to existing policies, tools, and workflows as appropriate.•Writes documentation to record processes.•Oversees the development and operation of assessment tools for data related to e-resource collections. 20%Service and Outreach•Develops and maintains positive relationships and open communication with individuals in furthering the library’s strategic directions and goals.•Provides excellent customer service to a diverse group of constituents.•Serves on library and college committees and task forces.•Serves as a liaison to one or more academic departments or programs. Initiates and builds relationships through outreach and engagement. Develops and manages collections in support of teaching, learning and research needs.•Participates in the personal librarian program in the first-year seminar.10%Other Responsibilities•Performs other duties or related tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATION/SKILLSETS:•MLS from an ALA accredited program or equivalent degree is required for appointment. •Working knowledge of and direct experience with integrated library systems and related search and discovery products; Ex Libris Alma and Primo, as well as OpenAthens preferred.•Ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities by strategizing, prioritizing, and taking a flexible approach to a rapidly changing environment.•Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational, problem-solving, time management, and communication skills.•Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a collegial team.•Thorough knowledge of electronic resource management. •The ideal candidate will understand the uses and methods of assessing and evaluating technology-based products and services. •Experience with reference and library instruction preferred.•Commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment and workplace and an ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty and student population.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Assured consideration will be provided for all applications received by April 26, 2021. Application materials include: (1) a letter of interest explaining how you meet the qualifications for this position, (2) a current resume or CV, and (3) names and contact information for (minimally) 3 professional references, including a recent supervisor (notice will be given before contacting any references). Materials must be emailed to [email protected] for assured consideration. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled with an anticipated start date in early summer 2021.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Wofford College provides a competitive benefits package including employer contribution to retirement savings, employer premium contribution to comprehensive major medical insurance, disability insurance, and other accompanying fringes.

Contact: Please contact Lisa Roberts, Dean of the Library, at robertsew{at}wofford.edu with any questions.


Submission Date: 04/01/2021

Job Title: Affiliate Services Coordinator

Job Description: Summary:Middle Georgia Regional Library (MGRL) invites you to apply for the position of Affiliate Services Coordinator. The Affiliate Services Coordinator will serve as the certified librarian supporting library services in seven library branches of the affiliate counties served by MGRL. The Affiliate Services Coordinator will lead a staff of enthusiastic and committed professionals and paraprofessionals in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.”MGRL seeks an experienced, responsible, creative, and enthusiastic individual who embraces and thrives in an active, fast-paced, and culturally diverse environment. The ideal candidate will be a knowledgeable and enthusiastic team leader with a modern vision of libraries and a strong commitment to public service. Additionally, they will have excellent planning, communication, and computer skills. The ability and willingness to quickly learn and teach new skills is also highly desirable.Additional information:This position works under the supervision of the Director and within the parameters of the strategic plan. They have broad decision-making responsibilities for routine operational matters and some decision-making responsibilities for non-routine matters.The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals and paraprofessionals. Essential duties and responsibilities:This position drives to each branch a minimum of twice per week to provide certified librarian support. This support includes: transporting books and materials to the countiessupporting branch managersreviewing facilitiesevaluating collectionsmanaging book budgetsteaching computer classesattending official meetings as assigned by directorproviding guidance on MGRL policies, procedures, and strategic plan visionother duties as assignedPhysical Requirements:Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities to enable the employee to communicate effectively. Sufficient manual dexterity to enable the employee to operate a vehicle, personal computer, telephone, and related equipment. The job involves a considerable amount of movement and activity. Work routinely involves lifting or handling material weighing up to 50 lbs., pushing book carts weighing up to 100 lbs. Our Community:Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning, and is highly invested in library service. The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage. The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.

Qualifications: Required qualifications:Master’s degree in Library ScienceTwo to four years of increasing responsibility and experience in a library environmentValid driver’s license and good driving recordPreferred qualifications:Supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply:E-mail resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.First review of applicants is Friday, April 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM.The expected start date for this position is June 21, 2021.

Salary: $48,750

Contact: Mark [email protected]

Submission Date: 03/24/2021

Job Title: Library Collections and Services Director

Job Description: WHO WE ARE:The South Carolina State Library (SCSL) serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment. We develop, support, and sustain a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger.If you are looking for an organization that offers:•a collaborative and inclusive work environment•an excellent Work Culture•paid professional Memberships•professional development and learning opportunities for staff•tuition assistance•an opportunity to work with professionals that are passionate about delivering exceptional results and advancing the mission and vision of their organizationThen South Carolina State Library is the organization for you!We have a great career opportunity available for a Library Collections and Services Director in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. The Library Collections and Services Director will lead our library collections and services department in alignment with the agency’s mission, goals, and strategic directions. The library collections and services department is comprised of library staff responsible for providing library services to patrons, and acquiring and making materials available. This position is responsible for overseeing the library functions of the South Carolina State Library, to include research assistance, circulation, acquisitions, cataloging, and digitization. WHAT WE BELIEVE:We outwardly demonstrate who we are as an organization through our values. Our people are our greatest resource and our values drive our people.•Communication: We believe communication in every direction and through multiple methods is essential to doing our work at the highest level. As an information organization, we use a transparent process for decision making which encourages creativity and fosters collaboration among staff and our community.•Flexibility: An agile organization is one that can change course to provide better services. We define our organization in this way and pride ourselves in being good stewards of all resources.•Community Driven: Our community is the state. Our value is demonstrated in what we are able to give back as public servants. We believe that by remaining open to our community’s needs, we can personalize experiences for individuals and groups.•Inclusivity: We strive to expand opportunities to better connect with others and break down barriers. Integrity, respect, and equality guide our performance and we are committed to hiring staff that reflect our community.•Professionalism: Our staff model professionalism by providing a welcoming environment, excellent customer service, valuing diversity, and supporting multiple methods of service delivery. A well-trained and knowledgeable staff is our greatest asset.Major Responsibilities:•Supervise employees by applying management principles according to South Carolina State Library policy and procedures.•Complete performance management timely and accurately and monitoring employee progress towards goal attainment.•Communicate expectations and provide feedback to assist employees with performance improvement, professional development, and skills/competency development.•Coordinate and implement public services to library patrons including but not limited to circulation, interlibrary loan, ready reference, and research assistance.•Responsible for department’s promotion and outreach activities related to the library services and resources offered by the South Carolina State Library.•Coordinate the selection, budgeting, and approval of materials for the collection in both print and electronic titles, including acquisitions, cataloging, and physical processing of items. •Oversee the South Carolina state documents depository system, including acquiring both physical and digital items from state agencies and participation with state documents depository libraries.•Oversee the State Library’s participation and compliance as a selective federal documents depository library in the acquisition of both print and electronic items. •Serve a primary contact for digitization support to public libraries and other state partners.•Serve a primary representative of the South Carolina State Library on the South Carolina Digital Library Advisory Board.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A bachelor’s degree and professional experience related to the position.Preferred Qualifications:•A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university.•Ten (10) years professional library experience.•Five (5) years supervisory experience, supervisory experience critical.•Strong communication and interpersonal skills.•Ability to manage project activities through the supervision of subordinate staff.•Ability to develop, implement, and monitor departmental and project budgets.•Familiarity with best practices in the areas of collection development and library public services.•Knowledge of current digital collections technologies, standards, platforms, and products.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3026361/library-collections-and-services-director?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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

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


Submission Date: 03/16/2021

Job Title: Assistant Director for Library Services

Job Description: West Georgia Regional Library System (WGRLS) seeks an Assistant Director for Library Services. This position reports to the Deputy Director and serves as a member of the WGRLS Administrative Team. The position provides direct supervision to eight library managers.West Georgia Regional Library System is a dynamic community-focused system that serves a population of almost half a million. Based in Carrollton, GA, WGRLS spans the counties of Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, Heard, and Paulding, offering premier library service for 19 member libraries.General Position DescriptionThe Assistant Director for Library Services is responsible for providing professional services to the Member Libraries, furthering the mission of WGRLS. Essential Functions●Responsible for the coordination with WGRLS Admin Team for staff training; creates, monitors, and shares training resources with library staff.●Plans, implements, and promotes a variety of digital literacy and technology-related library programs and workshops, including STEM outreach initiatives.●Collaborates with the Library Director to develop and facilitate the implementation of a digital literacy and access plan which incorporates goals and objectives from the library’s strategic plan.●Partners with the IT Department to communicate technology and digital services' needs; troubleshoot problems; coordinate strategic planning; implement and evaluate responsive and innovative technologies.●Collaborates with the regional administration team on staff training needs.●Coordinates manager meetings.●Advises library staff on all matters pertaining to customer service and assists in resolving complaints regarding service.●Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Job RequirementsExcellent communication skills. Experience with providing public service in a library setting. Master's degree in Library Science from a school accredited by the American Library Association. Must possess a current State of Georgia Librarian Certification.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities●Extensive knowledge of professional public library principles, practices, functions, methods, and administration.●Knowledge of best practices in digital literacy and staff training.●Ability to establish efficient, realistic plans that clearly convey the mission and satisfy the long and short range plans of the library system.●Ability to set priorities, coordinate multiple ventures, and guide projects through to completion.●Proficient in verbal and written communication.●Intuitive ability to listen carefully and openly.●Capacity to interact in a positive, effective manner with all staff and the general public.●Perform job duties with a minimum of supervision, work collaboratively in a team environment, and demonstrate professional standards, good judgment, dependability, and timeliness in work environments.●Ability to adapt to multiple demands and changing priorities, to learn, and be willing to embrace change.●Ability to present ideas and provide instruction. Proficiency with teaching and use of various forms of technology.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified applicants will submit a cover letter, résumé, 3 references to [email protected]. Position open until filled.

Salary: 40 hours/week, exempt position. Salary range is $50,000 to $58,000 based upon experience. Benefits include health insurance, flex benefits, annual leave, and enrollment in the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/16/2021

Job Title: Access Services Librarian (Library Manager II)

Job Description: PASCAL is seeking an Access Services Librarian (Library Manager II) to coordinate access services for our fifty-four library consortium. If you are motivated by challenges in the changing library landscape, are energized by collaborative efforts to solve complex problems with elegant solutions, and excited by engaging with libraries serving a diverse, statewide population, this might be the job for you!PASCAL is a consortium of 56 college and university libraries housed within the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. PASCAL provides resources and support for academic libraries. The consortium fosters cooperation on a broad range of issues including shared licensing of electronic resources, universal borrowing, collaborative collection management, affordable learning and library systems support. The Access Services Librarian is a member of PASCAL’s Content & Services (CS) Team and is primarily responsible for coordinating the consortium’s resource sharing services. The CS team’s major areas of activity include electronic resource licensing, shared print and electronic collection management, resource sharing, affordable learning, training, and assessment. The CS team works closely with PASCAL’s Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) team and members to leverage the state’s new shared Alma/Primo VE system in support of these activities.The incumbent will coordinate services and technologies providing seamless end-user access to collections and will manage consortial content delivery programs for print and electronic delivery. This includes coordinating the current courier-based print delivery service and expanding service to include implementation of solutions for delivery of non-returnables using Alma and/or other tools. In conjunction with the SLSP systems team, the incumbent provides support for fulfillment system tools in Alma/Primo VE and other systems supporting delivery of print and electronic resources and will work with participating library staff and vendors to analyze, document, and resolve problems. Proactively provides expertise and training to member library staff to ensure the implementation of best-practices and new tools.Provides leadership for planning, managing, and evaluating consortial responses to trends in fulfilment services to maximize both current and potential consortial programming. Identifies, evaluates, and stays current with emerging practices, trends, tools, resources, laws, regulations, and standards related to providing access to enhance library services statewide. Facilitates consortium adoption of best practices and opportunities due to technology-based change.As a member of the PASCAL Content & Services team, the incumbent will also collaborate with other CS team members to support overall team objectives and may be assigned additional program management responsibilities, depending on the incumbent’s capabilities and/or team needs. The job duties of this position include but are not limited to the following: - Manage content delivery programs for print and electronic material including the current courier-based delivery service and a developing non-returnable program. - Provide strategic leadership and serve as the point person for consortial resource sharing partnership policies, practices, and services.- Identify and coordinate adoption of new technologies to support seamless user discovery of and access to collections.- Recommend best-practices and workflows to maximize the value of partnerships and provide superior access to consortium resources whether owned, borrowed or licensed.- In conjunction with the SLSP team, provide support for fulfillment system tools and coordinate efforts to ensure the consortium’s discovery user experience fully supports access to PASCAL’s common collections to the greatest extent possible.- Work with the SLSP team, participating library staffs and vendors to analyze, document, and resolve access-related issues in Alma/Primo VE and related systems.- Lead assessment efforts using use-statistics, costs, library user fulfillment analysis, and overlap analysis, etc.- Develop training materials and documentation for consortial content delivery programs; deliver training for member library staff.- Provide leadership and support to relevant standing committees, working groups and task forces.- Represent the consortium in state, regional and national conversations regarding user access to library and research content.- Other responsibilities based on CS team needs and incumbent’s experience.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Masters’ Degree in Library Science. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage complex projects across organizational boundaries; working knowledge of resource sharing; three years relevant professional experience. Significant additional experience that specifically and directly includes preferred requirements and/or addresses the essential duties of this position will be considered in lieu of the MLS degree.Additional Requirements: Must possess knowledge required to manage content delivery via circulation, ILL, and/or document delivery services in an academic library or consortial environment. Ability to organize and prioritize competing demands. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work successfully with people of varying educational and cultural backgrounds and experience levels. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Ability to solve problems creatively and constructively, cope with a changing work environment. Self-motivated. This position may require overnight travel. This position may require employee to work evenings and weekends. Outstanding oral and written communication skills; strong planning and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; demonstrated flexibility in adapting to change; ability to work well under pressure; ability to meet deadlines; excellent ability to organize and prioritize competing demands; and ability to travel to meetings. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of college transcript to the interview. A copy of the transcript may also be uploaded as an attachment to the application, if required by the hiring department or if desired by the applicant. Please note that some areas of the Department may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination. Upon hiring, candidate must submit official college transcript or diploma for degree(s) obtained. Preferred Requirements: Demonstrated experience managing content access and resource sharing services in an academic or consortial environment; Experience in project management and/or workflow design; Experience with the Alma/Primo VE Library Service Platform, including fulfilment and/or analytics functionality; Experience managing interlibrary loan services; Experience in one or more of the program areas supported by the CS team; Experience in a research-level academic library environment; Familiarity with academic library consortia.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To read the full announcement and apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3014318/library-manager-ii-60021344Please Note: One frequently asked question about our positions involves the state's "job-type" description for PASCAL jobs as “Temporary Grant" positions. This is required for positions that are not funded using state-appropriated funds. PASCAL positions are funded by the membership and the consortium considers this a permanent staff position, with a full state benefits package.Work is primarily performed from an approved alternate work, or telecommuting, site. Telecommuting is a work arrangement in which selected State employees are allowed to perform the normal duties and responsibilities of their positions, through the use of computers or other telecommunication equipment, at home or at an alternate work location apart from the employee’s usual location of work. The employee may be directed to report to the official work location on a scheduled or an as-needed basis. The alternate work location must be situated such that the incumbent is able to easily report to the official work location or for travel within South Carolina.

Salary:

Contact: Rick Moul, Executive [email protected]

Submission Date: 03/15/2021

Job Title: Continuing Resources and Government Information Management Librarian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seek an experienced, service-oriented, innovative and collaborative librarian to support the Technical Services and Collection Management (TSCM) Unit in its work. The Continuing Resources and Government Information Management Librarian will be primarily responsible for the acquisitions, activation, and cataloging of electronic serials, and the cataloging of databases. This position will also provide serials management knowledge for the Libraries in a variety of print serials collection management projects and supervision for members of the Continuing Resources and Government Information Management Team who are responsible for the acquisitions and cataloging of print and electronic serials for the general library collection and the acquisitions, cataloging, and collection management of government documents resources. This person will also be responsible for troubleshooting electronic journals access issues. ExLibris’ Alma and Primo are used for these and all other TSCM operations. The successful candidate will also collaborate closely with TSCM’s Electronic Resources Team and the Federal Documents depository coordinator in the Information & Research Services Unit. This is a 12-month tenure track library faculty position and works under the direction of the Associate Dean, Technical Services and Collection Management. Clemson Libraries provides a unique opportunity to the right individual. As a relatively young R1 library, we are in the process of redefining ourselves, engaged in discussions with students and faculty to determine what programs and services should be created or expanded. Currently we are focusing on expanding digital literacy efforts and developing new and innovative programs to support graduate students and faculty, all in the context of equity, diversity and inclusion. We have completed a master plan to renovate the building to provide welcoming, technology enhanced spaces. Lastly, we are engaged in a reorganization to better align ourselves to meet these goals, allowing us to add expertise in areas of need. We aspire to be one of the best research libraries in the country.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:•ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship.•At least one year of full-time professional experience, or three years paraprofessional experience, providing electronic serials management services and/or electronic serials acquisitions or cataloging services in a research library.•At least one year professional experience or three years paraprofessional experience providing print serials management services in a research library, including demonstrated knowledge of serials holdings records and holdings statements.•Experience working with serials acquisitions and cataloging in a library services platform/discovery system. •Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. •Strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and respect in the workplace. Preferred Qualifications:•At least one year’s experience in the management of government documents technical services operations.•Experience working with the Alma/Primo library services platform/discovery system. •Experience supervising others, particularly in training employees.•Ability to communicate technical details clearly to stakeholders and persons outside the unit or Libraries.

Type:

How to Apply: Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/85097 Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by April 16, 2021 will be guaranteed first consideration.

Salary: min. $61,000

Contact: Renna Redd, Search Chair, [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/15/2021

Job Title: Archivist/Digital Collections Librarian

Job Description: The Furman University Libraries welcome applications for the newly-created full-time faculty position of Archivist/Digital Collections Librarian (a 2-year term appointment) at the rank of Assistant Librarian. This position will work in Special Collections and Archives. Position Summary:Funded in part by The Duke Endowment, this 2-year visiting faculty position in the University Libraries will be responsible for coordinating existing digital archival efforts related to Furman’s racial history and expanding the Libraries’ digital collections efforts in areas related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and Furman’s racial history. The incumbent will also serve as the coordinator for a cohort of graduate student researchers at the other Duke Endowment institutions: Duke University, Davidson College, and Johnson C. Smith University. This cohort will work on a collaborative initiative funded by The Duke Endowment to conduct research on the racial history of the four institutions. The results of this cohort’s work will take the form of online or in-person talks, campus symposia, websites, digital collections, and other activities at the four schools. In their second year, the Archivist/Digital Collections Librarian’s responsibilities will grow into the assessment and creation of digital scholarship projects building on their work the previous year. They will collaborate with the Libraries’ Digital Collections Center to accomplish this work. The incumbent’s work will be centered around: building on existing knowledge created by Furman faculty, staff, students, and classes around its racial history; helping to support ongoing research projects and document new discoveries by several groups on campus currently looking into Furman history; and acting as a central point around which the coordination of such new knowledge could be collected, housed, and shared in electronic formats by the University Libraries. Because of the nature of this work, the incumbent will be expected to work closely with representatives of Furman’s Center for Inclusive Communities; the campus Diversity & Inclusion Committee; the Seeking Abraham Academic Initiatives Committee; and the newly-established Humanities Center, to list a few potential partners. This position works in Special Collections and Archives under the supervision of the Associate Director for Special Collections and University Archivist with a dotted line of supervision to the Associate Director for Digital and Resource Management. The incumbent will work closely with the staff in the library’s Digital Collections Center and with Furman faculty interested in creating digital scholarship projects using the university’s archival and manuscript collections. Essential Duties:•Accessions, preserves, and promotes electronic records of student groups, social media/website content, and other materials relating to race at Furman.•Develops procedures and workflows for managing born-digital materials for ingest, description, preservation, and access.•Administers and coordinates the work of The Duke Endowment Libraries research cohort at Duke, Davidson, and Johnson C. Smith Universities and serves as the Furman representative in this shared initiative. •Liaises with and serves as a central point of reference and collection for the multiple student and faculty-student research projects into Furman and Greenville racial history currently in progress.•Works with faculty to connect current students and student groups to these resources through instruction and outreach, supervising internships and research fellowships, and creating a better understanding of Furman’s past and present. •Works with the Alumni and Development Offices to identify and create new ways for Furman alumni/ae to share and record their stories and personal experiences. •Liaises with other campus units such as Housing, Athletics, and Student Affairs on their existing efforts and to identify and transfer records relating to Furman’s racial history to the University Archives. •Creates presentations and interpretations of Furman historical documents regarding its racial history in the form of online exhibitions, interactive online tools, course units, publications, and social media. •Builds a web-based digital archive/exhibition/document repository related to LGBTQ+ history and life at Furman.•Coordinates the Furman oral history project and creates a coordinated oral history plan for future work by faculty, staff, and students. •Leads a diversity, equity, and inclusion audit of the Furman Libraries’ Digital Collections and coordinates with the Digital Collections Center to implement changes. •Assists in the development of a collection development policy for digital collections with diversity, equity, and inclusion as a central component.•Creates, supports, and promotes high-impact classroom experiences for Furman students in collaboration with faculty.•Promotes and supports collection access for researchers, donors, and Furman faculty, staff, alumni/ae, and students.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:•Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) with formal training in archival work. Other advanced degree in a relevant discipline with significant and additional training and/or experience that specifically addresses the essential duties of this position will be considered. •Demonstrated understanding of anti-racist concepts and practices and a demonstrated commitment to a reparative framework in archival work, with diversity, equity, and inclusion as an essential component of archival practice. •Demonstrated ability to learn and understand digital collections software and metadata standards to create exhibitions, digital collections, and other digital resources. •Demonstrated project management experience in an institutional setting. •Demonstrably strong interpersonal, collaboration, and communications skills. •Strong cultural competencies and a desire to work with diverse groups of patrons, staff, and students. •Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a large organization and in a team environment. Preferred Qualifications:•Demonstrated knowledge of digital preservation.•Knowledge of web archiving tools such as Archive-It. •Experience working with web archives, digital repositories, and born-digital materials.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae (CV), and a diversity statement that describes how their education, professional experience, and life experiences might contribute to a liberal arts university that includes a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as one of its core values. Applicants will also be asked to submit the names and contact information for three professional references. Transcript requests and background checks will be conducted in the final stage of the hiring process. For full position description and instructions for applying, go to:https://libguides.furman.edu/library/jobs/archivist-librarian

Salary: $50,000 minimum

Contact: https://libguides.furman.edu/library/jobs/archivist-librarian

Submission Date: 03/09/2021

Job Title: Technical Services Assistant

Job Description: The University of South Carolina's Law Library seeks a highly-motivated and detail-oriented individual for the full-time position of Technical Services Assistant.This person is responsible for pre-order bibliographic searching, order receipt, the processing and weeding of government documents, the binding of items via a commercial bindery, and the maintenance of appropriate statistics, among some of the duties.The successful candidate will adhere to the established procedures, practices, and manuals in the Technical Services Department, and will assist with the continued maintenance of a written manual describing current procedures and policies for this position. These duties will be conducted in close coordination with the Cataloging/Serials Librarian, with some interaction with the Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian, and this individual will report to the Head of Technical Services.DUTIES•The Technical Services Assistant will be responsible for:othe receipt, recording, reviewing, and distribution of the mail.othe verification of items and matching invoices and/or packing slips via the local database, with suitable notations for appropriate order and bibliographic record numbersoeffective written and verbal communication, especially with personnel in Technical Services but also perhaps, vendors, and other members of the Law Libraryothe routing of all journals and/or other titles using pre-formulated routing slipsothe creation of accurate item records, the labelling and stamping of all materials in all formats.•Sporadic communication with vendors may be required.•This position assists with the receipt and checking-in of all government documents, including stacks maintenance, and liaises with the Cataloging/Serials Librarian on appropriate procedures.•Performs any and all commercial and in-house binding and preservation, usingappropriate tools, in consultation with the Head of Technical Services, and maintains binding patterns and history files.•Responsibility for the withdrawal of all items, and the updating of the catalog holdings.•Conducts searches for a variety of errant titles.•Updates the Head of Technical Services on all library supplies to be replaced and/or ordered.•May be called upon to create or learn to create online bibliographic and order records by transferring information from First Search or OCLC to the library catalog.•Other duties as assigned by the Head of Technical Services.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS•High school diploma and 2 years library experience.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS•Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.•Experience and knowledge of an automated system such as Ex Libris Alma database.•Knowledge to operate such bibliographic searching tools such as FirstSearch, WorldCat, OCLC, other libraries’ OPACs, publishers’ home pages, and other online database searching.•Knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs, with an emphasis on Excel, Word,and Outlook.•General knowledge of federal depository library rules, policies, and programs.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For the complete job description and to apply, please see https://uscjobs.sc.edu/ under posting number STA00160PO21

Salary:

Contact: For the complete job description and to apply, please see https://uscjobs.sc.edu/ under posting number STA00160PO21


Submission Date: 03/05/2021

Job Title: Health Sciences Librarian

Job Description: The Clemson University Libraries seek a service-focused, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support health sciences education and research at a dynamic public research university that focuses on student success by targeting four strategic priority areas: Research, Engagement, the Academic Core, and the Living Environment. Clemson’s partnership with health care systems has created the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR), a multidisciplinary unit that facilitates medical research and scholarship. In addition, Clemson’s School of Nursing received recognition by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. The Health Sciences Librarian provides research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach for the department of Public Health Sciences, School of Nursing, and CUSHR. The successful candidate will collaborate with university partners and institutes to develop and support innovative programs and services. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track Faculty position and various benefit plans are available, along with annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate for this role will possess an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, at least one year of experience providing information and research services in a library, and demonstrated ability to consult with and advise researchers about core nursing and health science reference tools. Preferred qualifications include an undergraduate or advanced degree in health or life sciences, experience conducting or supporting health sciences or nursing research, and evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity. More qualifications can be found in the full position posting.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/84845 . Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by April 12 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: 61000

Contact: Maggie Albro, [email protected]

Submission Date: 03/04/2021

Job Title: Systems and Technology Librarian

Job Description: Colleton County Government is accepting applications for the position of Systems & Technology Services Librarian for the Colleton County Memorial Library. The successful candidate will under limited supervision plan, develop, implement, operate and maintain the Library’s automated systems and services. Will plan, coordinate and conduct technology services throughout the library system. Will also perform managerial duties related to technology services. Will participate in short and long range planning for technology and general library services; will coordinate activities with other library staff and patrons; and will assist patrons in the selection and use of library materials and electronic resources.

Qualifications: Associates degree required (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in computer science or a computer/technical related field, to include instruction in computer software, hardware and operating systems. Must have one to two years training or experience in computer software, hardware and operating systems, computer diagnostic and repair techniques, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Serves as a resource to others in the resolution of computer issues. Willingness to solve complicated problems and see projects through to completion. Analytical skills to study problems and record and identify solutions. Team-oriented attitude to help other colleagues and departments with technical problems. Strong interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills. Ability to manage time and effectively prioritize numerous projects at one time. Attends appropriate continuing education workshops and conferences. Required to read professional journals to remain abreast of development in profession.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Submit applications at the nearest S. C. Works Center or the Career Skills Center located at 1085 Thunderbolt Avenue, Walterboro, SC 29488 or email resume to [email protected]. The position will remain open until filled. Only qualified applicants will be considered for an interview. Colleton County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $40,310

Contact: Colleton County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.GRADE: 11FULL-TIMESC STATE RETIREMENT & INSURANCE

Submission Date: 02/26/2021

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant III (Circulation Unit Supervisor)

Job Description: Supervises a full and part-time staff of three (3); provides general information services to all library users via the Circulation Unit; charges, discharges, renews, and recalls materials for users; processes reserved materials, special requests, and overdues; examines and keeps library resources in proper order on shelves; retrieves, compiles, and prepares statistical reports; searches and utilizes the Ex Libris Alma system in performing circulation and related functions; fills interlibrary loan requests for users through PASCAL Delivers and OCLC Worldshare; assists users in locating and interpreting library resources; and participates on various library and university committees.

Qualifications: An associate degree or equivalent and at least 2 years of library work experience. Ability to work nights and weekends; competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite); at least 2 years clerical experience; the ability to follow systematic methods of work with a consistent degree of accuracy; the ability to work independently and cooperatively with others; good verbal and written communication skills; and supervisory experiences.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: jobs.scsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54925

Salary:

Contact: Mrs. Doris Felder803-536-8642


Submission Date: 02/25/2021

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant (Acquisitions and Cataloging) - Temporary Grant - P14

Job Description: ÞOrders, processes, and monitors the spending of library funding for books. ÞContacts vendors on the status of library materials ordered and develops reports on the status and receipt of these orders.ÞVerifies book deliveries against invoices; maintains records of book acquisitions; and resolves routine problems in technical procedures.ÞPerforms pre-order searching using GOBI/YBP Market Place, ExLibris Alma System, and OCLC bibliographic database for eliminating duplications in the library's collection.ÞCommunicates the status of library acquisitions ordered to the Reference and Information Specialists and to other appropriate personnel as needed or upon request.ÞAssists the coordinator with cataloging and spine labeling for the library's general collection and processing and inventorying continuation books.ÞPrepares and maintains statistical reports pertaining to cataloging.ÞDevelops book displays of new titles and gift donations.ÞAssists the coordinator with preparing gift book donation correspondences.ÞSupervises and trains student assistants in work-related office procedures and prepares timesheets for student assistants, interns, and related student workers.ÞParticipates in workshops, seminars, conferences, and related professional development activities.ÞServes on library and university-wide committees.ÞPerforms other tasks and assignments as required.ÞSome nights and weekends required.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:-High School Diploma.-At least two years of library related training or work experience including filing-Knowledge of computer operationsPreferred Requirements for Entry into Position:An Associate degree is preferred, but not required; competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite); ability to consistently maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness, and thoroughness in work; ability to plan, organize, and complete work with little or no direct supervision; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to analyze and solve problems; good working knowledge of library procedure for technical services) acquisitions, cataloging, processing books, and related procedures); ability to work independently and cooperatively with others; good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interact positively and productively with library personnel, other university personnel, and the public. Ability to learn all aspects of the position.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: If interested, please visit the SC State University’s employment website at: jobs.scsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54913

Salary:

Contact: For Additional Information Contact:Mrs. Cathi Mack, Head of the Search CommitteeEmail: [email protected] Phone: 803-536-8633


Submission Date: 02/25/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian

Job Description: Miller F. Whittaker Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented librarian for the position of Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian. The librarian will coordinate the management of electronic resources by: 1) communicating regularly with external service providers, such as publishers, database vendors, consortia, content providers, and technology suppliers; 2) serving as liaison to the IT department and database vendors to manage proxy server access, and configuration; 3) coordinating timely investigations and resolution of databases and related electronic resources access problems; 4) assisting with electronic resources license agreements and renewal management; 5) investigating, evaluating, and recommending new and emerging technologies that will improve or expand services and access to library resources; and 6) providing database usage statistics, ensuring current database access, and related electronic resources needs.The Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian will provide reference and information services to library users in person, by telephone, and online, including through one-on-one and group instruction and research consultations; designing and maintaining instructional content for online and off-line use; participating in teaching of library subject-related instruction, freshman orientation, the LS150 credit-bearing course which include active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills; creating instructional materials which support online and onsite students and the curricula needs; serving as liaison to academic departments; and working with other librarians in collection development (selection, deselection, and inventory of resources). The Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian will assist students, faculty, and staff with use of the Ex LIBRIS Primo Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP), which provides access to the online catalog, online databases, PASCAL Delivers, e-books, and related digital resources.This Librarian will monitor trends in accessing, discovering, and advancing knowledge/skills through training, reading of library professional literature, and participation in library and university-wide meetings, committees, and related professional development activities.

Qualifications: A graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library, information science, or equivalent programs; strong background in information retrieval, electronic resources management, and information literacy; knowledge of library practices for information discovery; ability to work collaboratively in a complex, diverse, and dynamic work environment. Also, one to three years of experiences as an Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian at a college or university library; experience working with the Ex Libris Primo SLSP or related systems; demonstrate flexibility and initiative; experience managing and negotiating database license agreements.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For information about the position and to apply, please visit the SC State University's employment website at: jobs.scsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54917.

Salary:

Contact: Mrs. Doris Johnson [email protected]

Submission Date: 02/24/2021

Job Title: Library Resident

Job Description: Clemson Libraries seeks a collaborative and inclusive librarian seeking their first professional academic librarian position to participate in a three-year residency program. Clemson University is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, and the purpose of the Library Residents Program is to increase the number of talented and qualified professional librarians from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. The residency is designed to match your professional interests and goals with the service and strategic priorities of the Libraries outlined in the Clemson Libraries Strategic Plan. The residency features orientation to multiple areas of academic librarianship at a research university and completion of at least two major projects, resulting in a diverse portfolio of activities. The Program provides a focus area (home unit) based on your interests, which will be supplemented with project-based opportunities in other areas of librarianship that could include library technology, digital scholarship and scholarly communications, cataloging, metadata, archival processing, and reference and subject liaison work. You will also benefit from strong mentorship, committee service, and generous support for professional development and attendance at meetings and conferences.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:Recent MLIS from an ALA-accredited program (proof of degree completion needed by date of appointment)Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills demonstrated by the ability to interact with respect and empathy, foster positive relationships and communicate concepts clearlyStrong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/84506. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. The cover letter needs to address the following questions: what has shaped your interest in academic librarianship? What would you like to get out of the residency program? How do your residency goals align with the Clemson Libraries Strategic Plan? Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 31 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: $58,410 (minimum salary)

Contact: Jessica Kohout-Tailor, Library Resident Search Committee Chair ([email protected])


Submission Date: 02/24/2021

Job Title: Head Librarian

Job Description: To lead and supervise the College's library services including activities relating to both credit and non-credit course offerings, as well as services delivered on-and off-campus. This position will foster a spirit of collaborative teamwork and take a leadership role in promoting student success initiatives related to the library services, the Student Success Center, and their resources.1.Provides vision, innovative leadership, and supervision of library services to include scheduling, planning, budgeting, marketing and managing operations, staffing, resources and functions of College library services. Supervises the expenditure of library funds; recommends budget needs for materials, equipment, and supplies. Plans and requests physical maintenance of the library.2.Provide bibliographic instruction and reference services for all students, faculty, and staff, including faculty and staff orientations, faculty professional development sessions, and Web-based instructional units. Develops and oversees faculty professional development in library services.3.Leads and manages evaluation, instruction, organization, processing, cataloging, inventory, purchasing, circulation, referencing and promotion of materials, including detailed budget reports, effective oversight of expenditures, and sound fiscal management of available library resources, following all College and State procedures and requirements.4.Leads and manages collaborative planning and implementation of appropriate library and learning technologies for campus and online courses and programs. Coordinates support services for online students with appropriate college and state personnel and works closely with each academic department and information technology department to support College instructional technology objectives.5.Leads and manages collaborative planning and guides initiatives that support the learning, teaching, and service goals of the College including information literacy modules, on-line learning and referenced support for face-to-face and distance learning classes and orientations, and development of the library resources and services on the website. 6.Manages policy & procedure development and implementation. Keeps current in library print and online references and resources, copyright laws, cataloging, technical processing, and SACSCOC and DOE regulations, including serving as the federal copyright officer.7.Participate in staff development, college wide meetings and activities, college and statewide peer committees, and other duties as assigned. 8.Leads and oversees the daily operations of the Student Success Center and its communication and collaboration between faculty and students, tutors, online tutor systems and administration.9.Initiates, organizes, and manages library student outreach activities in coordination with other campus units.

Qualifications: Graduate degree in library science or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology and three (3) years’ experience. A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association college or university preferred. Five years of administrative experience with library and online learning preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Persons interested in this opportunity must submit a SC State Government Application, resume, and unofficial transcripts if degree is required for position. Official transcript will be required if offered job. Applicants may apply on-line at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/octech; www.careers.sc.gov and www.octech.edu. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources.

Salary: Depends on qualifications


Submission Date: 02/23/2021

Job Title: Librarian I-Youth Services

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,599.00

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

Submission Date: 02/16/2021

Job Title: Social Sciences & Government Information Librarian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seek a service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support education and research in the social sciences and government information. The successful candidate will provide exceptional liaison services to students and faculty in the social sciences and develop new service models to support the Libraries selective Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services. Clemson Libraries provides a unique opportunity to the right individual. As a relatively young R1 library, we are in the process of redefining ourselves, engaged in discussions with students and faculty to determine what programs and services should be created or expanded. Currently we are focusing on expanding digital literacy efforts and developing new and innovative programs to support graduate students and faculty, all in the context of equity, diversity and inclusion. We have completed a master plan to renovate the building to provide welcoming, technology enhanced spaces. Lastly, we are engaged in a reorganization to better align ourselves to meet these goals, allowing us to add expertise in areas of need. We aspire to be one of the best research libraries in the country.Research Services•Serves as primary liaison to selected departments in the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences, including the Department of Psychology and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice. Connects faculty and students with information and resources to support all aspects of the research lifecycle and builds professional relationships that facilitate research and student success.•Provides reference and instruction services to patrons in the use of U.S. government information and resources. Maintains knowledge of current FDLP legal and program regulations. Works with staff in Technical Services and Collection Management to direct specialized collection management projects for government materials.•Serves as the FDLP Coordinator and is the Libraries primary point of contact with the Government Publishing Office and the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries Collaborative Federal Depository Program for Center of Excellence collections of the Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the Fish and Wildlife Service. •Provides general reference service (on-call and virtual) as well as in-depth research assistance in the liaison areas. May include night and weekend virtual reference.•Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support innovative initiatives including open access, research impact analysis, open educational resources, data management services, and data visualization.•Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functionsInstruction & Outreach•Teaches course-related library instruction sessions both in person and online; designs and develops student learning outcomes, instructional materials, and assessments for classes•Creates and maintains library research guides (LibGuides) and other online instructional tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively identify and use library and government information resources•Develops outreach program to increase public awareness and visibility of FDLP resources•Participates in instructional, outreach, and information literacy initiativesCollection Development•Builds and manages library collections to support curriculum and research for liaison departments and makes decisions regarding federal government publications, including updating collection policies, selecting print and electronic materials, and weeding.•Works with a team of social sciences librarians to determine shared collection purchases and priorities.Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities•Develops a focused program of high-quality research and creative accomplishments consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals.Service•Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:•ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship•Ability to consult with and advise researchers about social science and federal government information resources, such as PsycInfo, Web of Science, SocIndex, or locating tests and measures•Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills •Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in the workplacePreferred Qualifications:•At least one year of experience providing information and research services in a library•Degree or coursework in the social sciences•Familiarity with Federal Depository Library Program including program regulations, requirements, and service models•Teaching experience, which may include designing online resources, consulting with individual researchers or project teams, and planning in-person or virtual workshops or class sessions•Demonstrated ability to carry out a liaison program through outreach, building relationships, and providing library services and support to diverse stakeholders

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/84273. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 15, 2021 will be guaranteed first consideration.

Salary: $61,000 (minimum salary)

Contact: apply.interfolio.com/84273


Job Title: Shared Library Services Platform Systems Librarian

Job Description: The Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) Systems Librarian is a member of the PASCAL team that supports the management of the SLSP for participating South Carolina academic libraries. The SLSP is a 55-member library Ex Libris Alma and Primo implementation with a shared “Network Zone” and 53 “Institution Zones.” Reporting to the SLSP Coordinator, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating and providing direct technical support for the libraries in PASCAL’s SLSP. The incumbent works in close cooperation with other PASCAL team members, and a variety of external stakeholders through the consortia’s Collaborative Management Framework in order to facilitate system support. The job duties of this position include but are not limited to the following: Provides and coordinates SLSP system management, implementation of ancillary tools (3rd party software, APIs, etc.) as needed to better support Library operations. Analyzes, documents, and resolves system issues and coordinates responses with the vendor, PASCAL staff, and the Libraries; Coordinates or provides training and support so that Library staff can achieve effective and efficient use of the system; Provides front-line user support in a variety of formats, including via help desk software.Coordinates new software releases and evaluates the functionality of optional features for the system; In conjunction with member Librarians, researches, evaluates, and makes recommendations relating to external third-party products that may provide enhanced functionality or services based on the shared system; Serves as a functional expert and provides leadership in one or more system functional areas. These may include discovery access and design, fulfillment, metadata, electronic resource management, system administration, etc.; Participates in a project management-based approach to advance the adoption and use of the system, particularly in pursuit of objectives as outlined in PASCAL’s strategic agenda; Actively participates in and represents PASCAL in various internal and external working groups, as appropriate.Provides technical support for internal operations and activities which may include desktop and network support; website, and project management and ticketing toolsets (e.g. LibGuides, Basecamp, etc.); May be involved in training of graduate student assistants and/or interns upon occasion.*PLEASE NOTE: One frequently asked question about our positions involves the state's "job-type" description for PASCAL jobs as “Temporary Grant" positions. This is required for positions that are not funded using state-appropriated funds. PASCAL positions are funded by the membership and the consortium considers this a permanent staff position.Learn more about PASCAL: http://pascalsc.org

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Masters of library Science from and ALA-accredited institution. Experience with library systems support. Experience supporting and troubleshooting information technology systems including training. Excellent oral and written communication.Additional Requirements: Knowledge and experience of systems support for automated Library systems. Knowledge of academic Library operations and current Library organization, procedures and services including technical support, catalog management, collection development, or reference services. Ability to work independently and exercise initiative. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to coordinate work with others in a team environment. Position may require overnight travel. Position may require employee to work evenings and weekends. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of college transcript to the interview. A copy of the transcript may also be uploaded as an attachment to the application, if required by the hiring department or if desired by the applicant. Please note that some areas of the Department may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination. Upon hiring, candidate must submit official college transcript or diploma for degree(s) obtained. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Preferred Requirements: At least 2-3 years demonstrated experience managing integrated Library systems. Experience managing Alma and/or Primo VE. Experience with multiple areas of Library operations including systems, fulfillment, discovery, resource management, metadata, etc. Experience developing and maintaining websites, particularly using the Springshare suite of tools. Experience operating within a Library consortium environment. Interface design experience. Project management training or experience, including use of complex tools. Experience developing and maintaining user support activities and tools. Experience providing internal office technical support

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Read the full announcement and information on how to apply use this direct link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2977028/library-manager-ii-60021341?department[0]=Commission%20on%20Higher%20Education&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobsOr go to the South Carolina Careers site (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc) and filter by “Commission on Higher Education”

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Contact: Dianne Schaefer [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/01/2021

Job Title: Associate Librarian #2127

Job Description: Trident Technical College’s library system is seeking to fill a full-time librarian position. Duties include, but are not limited to, collaborating with faculty to provide digital services focusing on open educational resources (OERs) and affordable course materials; providing bibliographic instruction through the embedded librarian service, creating and conducting online workshops, and providing online reference services using online database searching and electronic books.Additional Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience with virtual reference tools and online course management / learning management systems (i.e. D2L, Blackboard) is preferred. Knowledge of current trends in OER, open education, and digital resources. Knowledge of current laws and trends in copyright, fair use, intellectual property, and open licensing (e.g., Creative Commons).Experience with the Springshare Suite of tools (e.g. Libguides, LibAnswers, LibChat, LibWizard). Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are essential. Candidate must be able to function in an environment characterized by continual changes in information technology. This position is based at the Thornley Campus Library and has scheduled hours on campus and working remotely.

Qualifications: This position requires a master’s degree in library and/or information science from an accredited library school and two (2) years related experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Submit a completed on-line Application by visiting www.jobs.sc.gov. To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application. This position is open until filled, however, preference will be given to applications received by 4:00 PM, February 5th, 2021. Unofficial transcripts may also be attached, mailed to (Human Resources, PO Box 118067 Charleston, SC 29423), or faxed 843.574.6682 to the Human Resources Office by the deadline date and time. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201. Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will result in the removal of your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Contact: Trident Technical CollegeHuman [email protected]


Submission Date: 01/29/2021

Job Title: Librarian II-Youth Services

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

Qualifications: -ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with 3-5 years of professional library and supervisory experience-Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds-Requires public speaking-Requires standing for long periods and repetitive motions-Requires a valid SC Driver's License

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $44,095-$47,181 DOQ

Contact: Lexington County Public Library


Submission Date: 01/29/2021

Job Title: Librarian II-Reference

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

Qualifications: -ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with 3-5 years of professional library and supervisory experience-Requires public speaking-Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds-Requires standing for long periods and repetitive motions-Requires a valid SC Driver's License

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $44,095-$47,181 DOQ

Contact: Lexington County Public Library